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The protests have swept across the country ever since a crowd in the northeastern city of Mashhad took to the streets over the rising cost of living. Hundreds of people have been arrested but security forces have largely shown restraint. "With a decision by the Supreme National Security Council, activities of Telegram and Instagram are temporarily limited", the Irib News report said, without elaborating.
  • FBI Investigating Trump Surrogate and Former Sheriff David Clarke

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    In case you missed it, Clarke was set off over the weekend after news outlets, including Law&Crime , wrote about the Federal Bureau of Investigation executing a search warrant dated in March. The warrant was for Clarke's personal Google email account. Similarly, the FBI was investigating Clarke for possible civil rights violations. The letter warns, however, that the "decision could change if additional information came to light".
  • Uber Driver Arrested on I-75 in Stolen $250000 Ferrari

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    Hunkins appeared to be communicating with the driver of the Corvette, and when police looked up the plates on the Ferrari, it turned out to be stolen. At last check, jail records showed Hunkins was being held without bond. Hunkins reportedly told police he was an Uber driver, and a social media search of the man indicated he also worked as a realtor out of Kissimmee.
  • Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto

    Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto

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    Environment Canada is urging New Brunswickers to cover up to prevent frostbite, which can develop in minutes in these temperatures. "New Year's Eve revellers are cautioned that wind chill values will be near minus 30 late this evening as we ring in 2018".
  • A good year for Trump, but is America OK?

    A good year for Trump, but is America OK?

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    More Americans-25 percent-could not name a single man or woman they admired most than named Obama and Clinton. Similarly, a comparison of Trump's average approval rating with Obama's average approval rating on Real Clear Politics shows that Obama's approval rating at this point in 2009 was 49.8 percent, whereas Trump's average approval rating now is 39.3 percent.
  • Crash between truck and bus in Kenya kills at least 36

    Crash between truck and bus in Kenya kills at least 36

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    The accident involved a lorry and a bus. One survivor, speaking from his hospital bed, said he had been asleep at the back of the bus when the collision happened. Following the accident, the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) suspended night travel for long distance public service vehicles effective this Sunday until further notice.
  • Amit Shah in Karnataka today, to review poll strategies

    Amit Shah in Karnataka today, to review poll strategies

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    BJP MLAs have been given the responsibility of overseeing the party's election preparation in one assembly segment apart from that they represent in the Assembly. The Party has an herculian task ahead of it in bringing out an amicable solution. the initial move of securing a letter from Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on the state having no objection to release water for drinking purposes has not gone well.
  • At least 15 killed as blast hits funeral in eastern Afghanistan

    At least 15 killed as blast hits funeral in eastern Afghanistan

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    No one immediately claimed the attack. The victims, all of them civilians, were marking the passing of former regional governor. A bombing has targeted the funeral of a local official in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 17 people. On December 18 militants from the group stormed an intelligence training compound in Kabul, triggering an intense gunfight with police, two of whom were wounded.
  • Authorities: Multiple sheriff's deputies

    Authorities: Multiple sheriff's deputies "down" at scene south of Denver

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    It isn't yet clear how many officials are hurt or the severity of their injuries. The police were initially summoned to Copper Canyon Apartments for a domestic disturbance at around 5.15am local time. - DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) December 31, 2017A Code Red was sent out regarding this incident. The call came in for the area of County Line Rd between Colorado Blvd and University Blvd.
  • HPD: Man found with guns, ammunition in downtown Houston hotel room

    HPD: Man found with guns, ammunition in downtown Houston hotel room

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    When police attempted to gather the man's possessions, they found an AR-15 rifle, a shotgun and a handgun, along with many rounds of ammunition, according to the Houston Chronicle . After the string of tragic mass shootings this year, any crowded public venue is a high security risk. The Hyatt is preparing a New Year's Eve celebration spanning four floors at the hotel with a 50,000 balloon drop at the stroke of midnight, according to its website .