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In Dundee, the labour ward at Ninewells Hospital had five new arrivals in the early hours of January 1. The first of them, a baby girl, was born to Petra Soltesz and Mark Cummins from Bandon at 3.22am. The first baby born at University Hospital Galway was a boy at 12.49am. The first was a boy, named Nico Dyer, who arrived at 1.50am weighing 6lb 6oz.
  • Five Britons killed in Sydney seaplane crash identified

    Five Britons killed in Sydney seaplane crash identified

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    The British Foreign Office was unable to confirm the reports but said it was in touch with Australian authorities. The New Year's Eve pleasure flight plunged into the Hawkesbury River at Cowan Creek , around 15 miles north of central Sydney , after 3.15pm on Friday.
  • Pittsburgh-Area Man Arrested In Virginia For Possible Ties To ISIS

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    Documents described how FBI investigators were able to track down Duncan through social media as well as encrypted message programs and apps. He will make his initial appearance in court on Tuesday following an arrest on the 46900 block of Courtyard Square that involved his alleged destruction of a computer thumb drive that authorities suspect may have contained evidence of criminal activity.
  • Costa Rica plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens

    Costa Rica plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens

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    The same plane had arrived in Punta Islita on Sunday morning from San Jose and was delayed in landing by strong winds, Cubillo said. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. "There are no survivors", the daily La Nacion said, citing Security Minister Gustavo Mata. The aircraft, which was carrying 2 pilots from Costa Rica, and 10 passengers, reportedly belongs to local Nature Air airline.
  • FBI Investigating Trump Surrogate and Former Sheriff David Clarke

    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.