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A California woman's premature labor on New Year's Eve resulted in her fraternal twins being born in different years. Anyone who's a younger twin can understand the frustration of being born only a few minutes after their sibling, with the elder of two lording over the fact for their whole lives.
  • North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim

    North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim

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    Kim Jong Un Monday repeated claims that he could hit the US with a nuclear weapon, saying that its deterrent is "irreversible" and would prevent President Donald Trump from starting a war. "The entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk". "This is reality, not a threat", he insisted, though he suggested that the program has some work left to accomplish by stating his country will "mass produce nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles ...
  • Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's charity outfits JuD, FIF from collecting donations

    Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's charity outfits JuD, FIF from collecting donations

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    Speculations were rife at the Diplomatic Enclave this weekend, with rumors doing the rounds that the Ambassador of Palestine to Pakistan, Walid Abu Ali , was being recalled after he was seen rubbing shoulders with the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, declared as a terrorist by the United Nations, at the rally organised by Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) to protest the USA decision on Jerusalem.
  • Day after clashes in Pune, tension grips parts of Mumbai

    Day after clashes in Pune, tension grips parts of Mumbai

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    In a latest development, the central railway suspended suburban services between Kurla and Vashi on its harbour corridor and is running special services between CSMT-Kurla and Vashi-Panvel section. Incidents of stone-pelting and vandalism occurred at Bhima Koregaon in Shiroor tehsil on Monday afternoon when people were heading for the war memorial in the village, police said.
  • 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.