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Cologne police said the investigation against Ms von Storch was standard procedure where hate speech was suspected. Storch's Islamophobic tweet about Muslim is a reference to the 2015 New Year's Eve incident , in which at least 1,200 Cologne women were allegedly sexually assaulted by men, who were later identified as "mostly young men aged 18 to 35 from the Arab or North African region".
  • Vehicle collision leaves 7 injured in San Francisco

    Vehicle collision leaves 7 injured in San Francisco

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    The crash occurred at around 3:30 p.m.at the intersection of Geary Boulevard and 21st Avenue. The other five people suffered minor injuries and were being evaluated at the scene. The ages of the victims range from pre-teen to elderly. Several medical crews have been dispatched to the scene. Police Officer Grace Gatpandan said there was no indication the incident was a terrorist attack, the San Jose Mercury News reported.
  • Add wind and 'feels like' drops to minus-1

    Add wind and 'feels like' drops to minus-1

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    The Stokes County, Surry County, Mount Airy and Elkin school systems will operate on a two-hour delay today because of the wind chill. The low was minus 3 degrees on Snake Mountain this morning with Beech Mountain coming in at minus 2. Make sure pipes are properly insulated and leave cabinet doors open around pipes to ensure they receive warmth. The forecast for Wednesday is calling for partly sunny skies with a high of 18 degrees, as stated previously, and winds from the southwest between 8 ...
  • Compass Group chief, five others dead in Sydney seaplane crash

    Compass Group chief, five others dead in Sydney seaplane crash

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    The plane came down in the Hawkesbury River off Jerusalem Bay, killing all those on board. Australian Transport Safety Bureau Executive Director Nat Nagy said investigators would probe several lines of inquiry to piece together what happened, including a close look at the plane's avionics and maintenance record and the pilot's background and experience.
  • Storm Eleanor set to batter West Sussex

    Storm Eleanor set to batter West Sussex

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    The Met Office said the storm, part of an unsettled low-pressure system, will hit the United Kingdom tonight, and continue to rage on Wednesday, bringing snow across higher ground and rain for the rest of us, as well as gales. "There is a small chance of transport delays, route and bridge closure, and cancellations to public transport". A yellow weather warning is in place for much of the country from Tuesday, with Eleanor set to become the first named storm of the year.
  • 8 protesters, policeman killed in Iran's ongoing unrest

    8 protesters, policeman killed in Iran's ongoing unrest

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    The IRNA news agency reported the killing of a security man in the city of Najafabad, in Isfahan district during clashes with protesters. 'The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years, ' he wrote. Monday marked the first night to see a fatality among Iran's security forces. They are hungry for food & for freedom. Pointing to a humiliating defeat that enemies suffered in their recent attempts to hijack the peaceful rallies in Iran, the general said the evil American and ...
  • S. Korea proposes high-level dialogue with DPRK on January 9

    S. Korea proposes high-level dialogue with DPRK on January 9

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    Referring to the Olympics, he said later: "We're willing to take necessary steps including sending our delegation, and for this, the authorities from the North and South could urgently meet". "The olive branch of trying to reach out to the South, that's the most significant change, because up until now, they just haven't shown any interest in engaging with the South, or anyone else for that matter", he said.
  • Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday

    Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday

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    It appears that the BJP will begin 2018 on a positive note, as a major rejig in the Rajya Sabha following biennial polls will see the saffron party as the single largest in the upper house, the Indian Express reports. "The party is confused on triple talaq ", he said. The party did not oppose it in the Lok Sabha because it knew the bill would be passed anyway given the government's superior numbers, the sources said.
  • Raptors Drop Bucks In OT

    Raptors Drop Bucks In OT

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    DeRozan converted a three-point play, and Lowry drilled a three right in front of the Bucks bench to tie the game with 57 seconds to play. DeRozan eclipsed marks set by Terrence Ross (2014) and Vince Carter (2000), making 17 of his 29 field goals to lead the way in the overtime thriller.
  • New Zealanders Dodge NYE Alcohol Ban By Building Their Own Island

    New Zealanders Dodge NYE Alcohol Ban By Building Their Own Island

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    In a heartwarming tale of ingenuity and perseverance, a group of New Year's Eve revellers in New Zealand expertly evaded a beach booze ban by building a makeshift island off the coast. The tide soon came in and they cracked open a few cold ones, the witness said . The images were posted to a Facebook group by David Saunders . And the ingenious boozers joked that they were in " international waters " and exempt from a local ban.
  • 'Bama defeats Clemson 24-6 at Sugar Bowl

    'Bama defeats Clemson 24-6 at Sugar Bowl

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    Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban is 2-1 all-time against Clemson, including a 1-1 record in postseason matchups. The first half of Monday's Sugar Bowl between Alabama and Clemson was a slugfest with both defenses dominating. "No disrespect to them, we're just anxious and focused on us and on what we need to do". Clemson coach Dabo Swinney didn't have to be reminded what he liked about playing Alabama for the title the last two years.
  • North Korea vows to bolster its nuclear capability

    North Korea vows to bolster its nuclear capability

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    After the latest missile test by North Korea at the end of last month, the USA intensified its pressure on Beijing. The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted to pass Resolution 2397 on Friday, as a response to Pyongyang's launch of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile on November 29.