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The chances of Twitter suspending Assange's account are unlikely as the 46-year-old does not fall under the category of individuals whose account the social media site would deactivate. Intelligence officials concluded at the time "with high confidence" that Russian Federation gave hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta to WikiLeaks.
  • Area could see 3-plus inches of snow tonight

    Area could see 3-plus inches of snow tonight

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    Sunday and 4 a.m. Monday. Meteorologists expected anywhere from 1 to 3 inches would fall as the sun went down Friday night and the temperature started to drop. Highs will be in the teens Sunday , and single digits Christmas Day and Tuesday for most of the area. Winds will be north-northeast at around 6 miles per hour as it snows.
  • Russia warns vs US decision to arm Ukraine

    Russia warns vs US decision to arm Ukraine

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    The U.S. announced on Friday that it would provide Ukraine with "enhanced defensive capabilities", a move that could escalate a conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists that has claimed more than 10,000 lives since 2014.
  • Donald Trump praises North Korea sanctions

    Donald Trump praises North Korea sanctions

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    While the vote was an impressive show of global solidarity, it was the 10th set of Security Council sanctions resolutions on the North, and analysts suggested that it is unlikely to bring the country's leadership back to the negotiating table.
  • Mumbai's first AC local train makes maiden journey

    Mumbai's first AC local train makes maiden journey

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    To make passengers aware of the facilities and services, Western Railway officials will be on the trains until 29th December. Out of the to-be introduced 12 AC local train services, eight ill run as fast local trains between Churchgate and Virar, stopping only at major stations i.e.
  • At least five dead after Moscow bus ploughs into underground walkway

    At least five dead after Moscow bus ploughs into underground walkway

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    According to Sputnik, the circumstances of the crash are now being investigated. Police said they were questioning the driver. As per the news agencies, the bus went out of driver's control, who has been detained by the police. Either the vehicle's brakes failed or a auto cut ahead of the bus, causing it to veer off its intended path. Ten ambulances, fire service personnel, and three medivac helicopters were on the scene, agencies reported.
  • Red Cross helping after Christmas Eve apartment fire displaces 54 people

    Red Cross helping after Christmas Eve apartment fire displaces 54 people

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    According to the National Fire Prevention Association , unclean heating sources, primarily chimneys, are the leading factor contributing to home heating fires. Her condition is unknown at this time. All families have been relocated or are in a Red Cross Shelter located the First Baptist Church. Authorities said the electrical fire began above the stove, but firefighters contained it in the attic.
  • US hails UN budget cuts as 'step in right direction'

    US hails UN budget cuts as 'step in right direction'

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    This irony was lost on Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations , who spoke about how the most powerful country in the word is being "bullied" by the United Nations , while threatening to cut off aid to countries dependent on them, in the same sentence.
  • SACP condemns Zuma for appealing state capture court order

    SACP condemns Zuma for appealing state capture court order

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    The president's application for leave to appeal will delay the implementation of that resolution. "In appointing a commission of inquiry, the President does not determine the issues that are to be probed (as regards the outcomes of such investigations and findings), the court erred in law in holding that the principle of recusal applies in such a process", read the court papers submitted by Zuma's lawyers.
  • Daesh claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

    Daesh claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

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    The Interior Ministry's spokesman, Nusrat Rahim has also confirmed the attack but he did not share further information regarding the casualties. This comes a couple of days after a Hummer packed with explosives was rammed by a suicide bomber into a police compound in Kandahar.