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Nancy Pelosi emerges Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives

Democratic Representative Nancy Pelosi was elected as Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, returning her to a position she last held in January 2011,…

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US issues fresh travel warning to China

The US state department has urged Americans to “exercise increased caution” when travelling to China after a spate of high-profile detentions. Its updated advice warns…

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Horror as woman kills her 4 children, stashes corpses inside house

For almost a week, nobody knew what had happened to the four siblings. That was until the kids’ bodies were found in the house which…

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China’s population shrinks first time in 70 years

China’s population shrank last year for the first time in 70 years, experts said, warning of a “demographic crisis” that puts pressure on the country’s…

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China’s ‘Jack the Ripper’ executed

A serial killer dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper” for the way he mutilated several of his 11 female victims was executed Thursday morning, three decades…

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US embassy closes indefinitely as government shuts down in home country

The United States embassy in Abuja and its consulate in Lagos have shut down indefinitely. The US embassy in Nigeria said in a Facebook post…

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Trump blames Democrats for migrant children’s death, amid govt budget impasse

US President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed opposition Democrats for the death of two immigrant children in US custody, comments set to heighten tensions as…

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Trump, wife visits US troops in Iraq

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have made an unannounced Christmas visit to US troops in Iraq. They travelled there “late on…

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U.S. govt shutdown to last until agreement on border wall – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the partial shutdown of the federal government was going to last until his demand for funds to build…

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Israel to hold early election in April – Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday a snap election in less than four months. The April 9 election would otherwise not have been…

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Ohio Governor Kasich mulls challenging Trump in 2020

The Governor of Ohio, United States (U.S.), John Kasich, has said that he is considering challenging President Donald Trump in the 2020 primary election of…

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Italy shuts ports against migrants

Italy on Saturday closed its ports to hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya who face a chilly Christmas at sea after a mother and newborn…

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Kylie Jenner ties Jay-Z for 5th position Forbes wealthiest celebrity

Cosmestic mogul, Kylie Jenner has tied rapper, Jay Z as the 5th American wealthiest celebrity in 2018 with networths of $900 billion each, according to…

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Facebook sued by Washington, D.C. over data breach accusations

The attorney general for Washington, D.C. said on Wednesday the U.S. capital city had sued Facebook Inc for allegedly misleading users about how it safeguarded…

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Trump’s Charity Foundation to close down

US President Donald Trump’s troubled charity foundation has agreed to close down amid allegations that he and others illegally misused its funds. According to BBC, the…

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Thousands march in Rome against anti-migrant law

Several thousand people marched in Rome Saturday in protest at Italy’s tough new anti-migrant law which makes it easier to expel new arrivals. The protesters…

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Obamacare is unconstitutional, Texas judge rules

Federal judge in the US state of Texas has ruled that a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, is…

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Janet Jackson finally wins place in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Janet Jackson finally won her place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday when the pop singer was named as one of…

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Theresa May wins confidence vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May will retain her job at least till next year, after she won a confidence vote triggered by 48 Conservative rebel…

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Theresa May faces Vote of no Confidence from MPs

Theresa May explains the Brexit deal in UK Parliament UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of confidence in her leadership later on…

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