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Gabbard told CNN that the alert was "inadvertent", according to a tweet by Jake Tapper. "We had to initiate a manual process". Though the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted that there was no threat about 10 minutes later, most people who are not on the social media platform continued to be panicked.
  • Israel PM Netanyahu to embark on a 6-day visit to India

    Israel PM Netanyahu to embark on a 6-day visit to India

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    India in December voted in favor of the UN General Assembly resolution condemning the U.S. for its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Netanyahu and Modi will attend a CEOs' forum, and two business events - in Delhi and Mumbai. Netanyahu accompanied Modi nearly throughout his three day trip in July 2017, an honour generally reserved for Presidents of Israel's close ally the United States.
  • Margot Robbie Hilariously Honeymooned With Ellen, Barack Obama

    Margot Robbie Hilariously Honeymooned With Ellen, Barack Obama

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    If you wanted even more proof that Margot Robbie and Chris Hemsworth are down-to-earth bonafide gods, you might want to watch a recent clip of them putting their Australian knowledge to work. And "Who would you prefer, Chris or Liam?" "In a gym that is tiny! And he's dying, and I'm crying so much I'm about to crack a rib", she joked. The couple began a stretch session with a personal trainer who kept urging Tom to lunge deeper, so Margot's man placed a towel over his lap to maintain ...
  • Home and Away actress 'has life support turned off'

    Home and Away actress 'has life support turned off'

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    Annabelle died as a result of her injuries last Tuesday and on Thursday The Daily Telegraph reported Falkholt's life support had been turned off. The Daily Telegraph and Mail Online reported the life support switched off one day after the funeral for her sister Annabelle, 21, and parents Lars, 69, and Vivian, 60.
  • West Bank on clampdown after Israeli man killed

    West Bank on clampdown after Israeli man killed

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    Shevah lived in the nearby Gilad Farm outpost. He was taken to Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba where he was pronounced dead. Hundreds of people attended the funeral, which included cries for "revenge" from youths in the crowd during a speech by Education Minister Naftali Bennett from the far-right Jewish Home party.
  • Britain refuses Ecuador's request to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status

    Britain refuses Ecuador's request to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status

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    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange , who has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to avoid arrest and extradition to the USA, was today denied diplomatic status by the United Kingdom government. critic - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez. Mr Assange was accused of raping two women in Sweden in 2010 and was subsequently arrested in London. His continued political activism creates diplomatic headaches for Ecuador .
  • Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner to Settle Divorce Out of Court

    Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner to Settle Divorce Out of Court

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    Abedin, a top Hillary Clinton aide, filed for divorce last May after her estranged husband pleaded guilty . "During this hard time, I ask for respect for our privacy". The couple has a 6-year-old son. "I am so deeply sorry for the harm I have done to her, and I live with the sorrow that I will never be able to fix that".
  • Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

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    Their bill provides a way to enact DACA through legislation instead of as an Obama Administration order that Trump declined to renew in September , giving DACA its current March end date. The Department of Justice has said federal government is acting within its authority to wind down the program. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to support a comprehensive immigration reform bill but then backed away from the idea during a bipartisan meeting with senators.
  • Republican US Representative Issa of California to retire: statement

    Republican US Representative Issa of California to retire: statement

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    Issa did not give a reason for his decision not to pursue a tenth term, but it likely had something to do with the daunting reelection challenge before him. Republican Rep. Darrell Issa will retire from Congress in 2018, avoiding a hard campaign fight in a district that has been a primary focus for Democrats in the coming election.
  • Natural disaster of 7.6 magnitude strikes off Central America: USGS

    Natural disaster of 7.6 magnitude strikes off Central America: USGS

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    The quake was.6 magnitude larger than the 7.0 natural disaster that devastated Haiti in 2010. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez urged citizens to "stay calm, report emergencies and follow the instructions of authorities". In May 2009, a magnitude 7.3 quake occurred along the Swan Island transform fault approximately 300 km west of the January 9, 2018 event. There were no early reports of injuries or damage on the land.
  • Storm expected to bring heavy rain and snow to Northern California

    Storm expected to bring heavy rain and snow to Northern California

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    Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations up to a quarter-inch are possible. "Moderate to heavy snow will affect portions of northern Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin, along with a window of a wintry mix of drizzle/freezing drizzle, sleet or rain/freezing rain at the onset of this storm", the National Weather Service reported.
  • NAACP plans Martin Luther King Day events

    NAACP plans Martin Luther King Day events

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    The event is a collaboration of that office and the PSU Black Student Association. The law creates the first national historic park in the state of Georgia. This year it falls on King's 89th birthday, January 15. At 10 a.m. the parade will proceed throughout downtown McDonough and back to the PAC, where the annual M.L.
  • Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

    Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

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    According to Sumpter Township police , officers responded around 10:45 a.m. January 1 to a report of an unresponsive 4-year-old girl at a residence in a Sumpter Township mobile home community. According to neighbors, Child Protective Services had been to the home several times over the years, but the children were never taken from the home.
  • India's Supreme Court will reconsider the nation's ban on gay sex

    India's Supreme Court will reconsider the nation's ban on gay sex

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    In 2009, the Delhi High Court had described Section 377 as a violation of the fundamental rights guaranteed by the constitution. "We are deeply disappointed in the Supreme Court's refusal to hear challenges to HB 1523, the anti-LGBT law that allows religion to be used as a way to discriminate based on specific beliefs about gay marriage, transgender individuals, and sex before marriage".
  • Trump Ends Protection From Deportation for 200000 Salvadorans

    Trump Ends Protection From Deportation for 200000 Salvadorans

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    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's decision, while not surprising, will send shivers through parts of Washington, Los Angeles, New York, Houston and other metropolitan areas that are home to large numbers of Salvadorans, who have enjoyed special protection since earthquakes struck the Central American country in 2001.
  • Trump Tower: fire at president's New York HQ

    Trump Tower: fire at president's New York HQ

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    People posted video and images to social media, showing smoke rising from the building, which houses both residences and businesses. Officials stressed there was no blaze within the building itself. Smoke from the fire could be seen coming from the roof of Trump Tower in New York City. There were no evacuations and no one was reported injured, the spokesman said.
  • Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest

    Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest

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    Speaking on the Late Show on Wednesday, he said: "You know folks, its awards season". He added that the victor of such an award should get a "fake news trophy". Noting that Americans were "sick and exhausted of being lied to, insulted, and treated with outright condescension", the Trump Campaign said, "That's why President Trump is crowning the 2017 KING OF FAKE NEWS before the end of the year".
  • Midstate remains under wind chill advisory

    Midstate remains under wind chill advisory

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    Wind speeds will slowly start to weaken into the overnight hours as well, finally becoming calm early Sunday morning. The wind chills can drop as low as -20°F to -25°F throughout the night. A Wind Advisory has been issued for all of Southern New England for today , into this evening , with expected wind gusts between 40- 50 miles per hour.
  • Why has the 'Fire and Fury' book angered Trump so much?

    Why has the 'Fire and Fury' book angered Trump so much?

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    Bannon concluded the statement, which was first published by Axios , by expressing regret for diverting attention away from the nuances of the President's accomplishment. The book also quotes Bannon and other prominent advisers as questioning the president's competence. Chatter about Trump's mental fitness for office has intensified in recent months on cable news shows and among Democrats in Congress.
  • Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam

    Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam

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    The court also imposed Rs 5 Lakh fine on Lalu. Earlier, during a press conference Lalu's wife Rabari Devi said that they had full faith in judiciary and they would accept the verdict, whatever it may be. The trial in the case was completed on December 13 in the special CBI court and 10 days later, he was convicted on December 23. The court sentenced all 16 convicts in the case, from seven years to three-and-a-half years.
  • 'Space pioneer' astronaut John Young who walked on the moon dies

    'Space pioneer' astronaut John Young who walked on the moon dies

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    Young was born in San Francisco and grew up in Orlando. From there, he joined the US Navy, served aboard the USS LAWS during the Korean War, and went on to attend the Navy Test Pilot School. NASA picked him in 1962 for its astronaut program. Young's first time in space came in 1965 with the Gemini 3 mission that took him and astronaut Gus Grissom into Earth orbit in the first two-person US space jaunt.
  • The Crown: Helena Bonham Carter near deal to play Princess Margaret

    The Crown: Helena Bonham Carter near deal to play Princess Margaret

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    Vanessa Kirby has portrayed the controversial character for the past two seasons. Carter is reportedly nearing a deal to ascend to The Crown , according to Entertainment Weekly . She has some experience playing a member of the royal family. According to the Evening Standard , Bonham Carter was in the running to play Elizabeth before the decision that she would play Margaret.