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LG&E and Kentucky Utility Company workers are headed to Puerto Rico to help assist in a mass effort to restore power months after the destruction of Hurricane Maria . "As we speak, hundreds of trucks and thousands of pieces of equipment are being barged into Puerto Rico", said Carlos D. Torres, power restoration coordinator appointed by Gov.
  • N Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as an 'act of war'

    N Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as an 'act of war'

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    The resolution issued last week was a rebuke to North Korea that prompted Pyongyang to declare that it would further upgrade its nuclear force. Pyongyang is developing its nuclear weapons to protect its sovereignty and people's lives against "the blackmail of American imperialists", it said.
  • Terror safe havens in Afghanistan, no such enclaves exist in Pakistan: Lodhi

    Terror safe havens in Afghanistan, no such enclaves exist in Pakistan: Lodhi

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    In June this year, he had travelled to Pakistan and Afghanistan to push forward the peace process. Rabbani is now in Beijing to attend a three-way meeting with his Chinese and Pakistani foreign ministers. Pakistan had extended a lot of cooperation with the United States on different occasions in the past, he said, noting, however, that it had to face huge losses instead of receiving benefits.
  • Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour

    Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour

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    Dr. K.A. William said, "The birth of Jesus is one of the important dates in human history as the eras are also termed with reference to his birth - Before Christ (BC) and AD (Anno Domini)". First Baptist Church of Meridian celebrated Christmas Eve with singing and worshiping along with having The Lords Supper. "Occasions like Christmas remind us to rekindle the spirit of harmony, brotherhood & lead a virtuous life".
  • Snow and blowing snow will slow Christmas Day travel

    Snow and blowing snow will slow Christmas Day travel

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    The advisory is now in effect from 5 p.m. this afternoon to 8 p.m. Monday for Livingston, Genesee, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Niagara and northern Erie counties. In Wyoming County, a lake effect snow warning will be in effect from 5 p.m. this afternoon through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Plan on slippery road conditions.
  • Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake

    Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake

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    Romania was among the 35 countries that abstained at the UN General Assembly vote Thursday condemning President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "God bless you, my friend, President Morales", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement, referring to his Guatemalan counterpart, Jimmy Morales .
  • Emirates stops flying to Tunisia

    Emirates stops flying to Tunisia

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    Tit-for-tat flight suspensions between the United Arab Emirates and Tunisia erupted after women suspected of returning from fighting with ISIS were banned from flights. Tunisia has been trying to fix diplomatic ties with the UAE damaged by its 2011 revolution and after the Islamic party Al-Nahda, which has strong links with Qatar, came to power in the North African country.
  • USA announces $285M cut in 2018-19 United Nations operating budget

    USA announces $285M cut in 2018-19 United Nations operating budget

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    Despite the threats by Trump, 128 countries supported the resolution, with 35 abstaining and 9 voting against it. Trump's threat appears to have had some kind of impact with multiple countries like Australia abstaining from the vote . "We don't care", the President said at the time . Separatists as well as mainstream politicians here welcomed the resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Jerusalemthat called upon United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem ...
  • Miss America Organization Rocked By Internal Email Scandal

    Miss America Organization Rocked By Internal Email Scandal

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    A petition seeking the resignation of Miss America Organization leadership has been signed by 49 former Miss Americas. The organization's boosters still claim that it's "a nationally recognized and positive force for the education and the empowerment of young women", as one board member told the Huffington Post .
  • Of Course Apple Is Getting Sued Over The Old iPhone Throttling Fiasco

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    To prove Apple was right about the battery being the culprit, some users who have had older batteries replaced said they've seen improved benchmarks after replacing their batteries. Even new batteries could get crappy. Remedy: This might affect all users who are using iPhones which are more than an year old. "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices", an Apple spokesperson said in response to ...
  • Coroner: Gunfire killed all 58 victims in Las Vegas shooting

    Coroner: Gunfire killed all 58 victims in Las Vegas shooting

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    The Clark County coroner said Thursday all of those who died during the October 1 shooting were killed by "a gunshot wound or wounds". Still, almost three months later, investigators have not yet publicly released a motive in what's considered the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
  • Parents give unique gift to troublemaker son's teachers

    Parents give unique gift to troublemaker son's teachers

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    A couple from Dayton, Ohio chose to get their son's elementary school teachers a special Christmas gift this year. According to the post, DJ's parents bought bottles of wine and replaced the label with a photo of one of their sons and the inscription, "Our Child might be the reason you drink so enjoy this bottle on us!" Typically something small like a candle or flower to say thank you.
  • Gujarat results 'zabardast jhatka' to BJP, says Rahul

    Gujarat results 'zabardast jhatka' to BJP, says Rahul

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    Frankly, Modiji has a credibility problem and he will find it very hard. "In the coming times, you will see this clearly", he said. The recently elected Congress President Rahul Gandhi had said that the Gujarat results were a moral victory for his party, asserting that the Congress had won most seats since 1985, while the BJP had won the lowest since 1990.
  • US Sanctions Chechen Strongman Kadyrov, 4 Other Russians

    US Sanctions Chechen Strongman Kadyrov, 4 Other Russians

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    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) believe Kadyrov is 'responsible for extrajudicial killing, torture, or other gross violations of internationally recognized human rights'. After accusing Russian officials of carrying out a $230 million tax fraud, he was charged with tax evasion and put in prison, where he died in 2009 at 37.
  • China criticizes US's 'cold war mentality' after Trump speech

    China criticizes US's 'cold war mentality' after Trump speech

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    On Monday, Trump unveiled his new National Security Strategy promising to prioritise USA economic interests and "pursue peace through strength". "A quick read of the parts of the strategy that mention our country one way or another ..." China accused President Donald Trump of shirking the U.S.'s global leadership role, a day after his first national security strategy branded the country a " revisionist power ".