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His injury was initially thought to be a mere contusion, and he still returned to finish the game after briefly exiting to be examined. They bounced back from an embarrassing 15-point road defeat to the league-worst Atlanta Hawks to beat the Chicago Bulls in overtime on New Year's Day.
  • Nikki Haley: 'We will never accept a nuclear North Korea'

    Nikki Haley: 'We will never accept a nuclear North Korea'

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    She said the missile "might as well have had "Made in Iran" stickers" on it, adding that Iran was violating United Nations resolutions. "Those are not my words", Haley stressed. Hundreds have been arrested. "If the Iranian dictatorships history is any guide, we can expect more outrageous abuses in the days to come". Tension has been rising over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which it pursues in defiance of years of U.N.
  • Vijay Gokhale appointed as India's foreign secretary

    Vijay Gokhale appointed as India's foreign secretary

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    An Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1981 batch, Gokhale will succeed S. Jaishankar of the 1977 batch, who worked on India's embrace of the USA during his three-year tenure. He has worked in Indian missions in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Beijing and in NY. Gokhale, who knows Mandarin, holds a Master's degree in History from Delhi University.
  • Planned H-1B rules tweak may deport many Indians

    Planned H-1B rules tweak may deport many Indians

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    The relationship between India and United States of America is quite appreciable as far as Obama's reign is concerned, the situation has changed now, many political leaders believe that the global ties of any country with America might be deteriorated referring to the foreign policies of the newly elected president, Donald Trump .
  • Rivers New Year killings 'barbaric and senseless' - Sen. Abe

    Rivers New Year killings 'barbaric and senseless' - Sen. Abe

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    In a coordinated effort, the unidentified attackers fired on worshippers in two different locations of the church as they were leaving the service at about 12:20 a.m. Peterside sympathized with the families of the deceased, saying its another set of deaths too many in a local government area that was held hostage by cult groups claiming supremacy and allegedly enjoying support from some politicians.
  • Man beats stepson to death, forces boy's brothers to sleep with body

    Man beats stepson to death, forces boy's brothers to sleep with body

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    According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, as reported by WFLA , Montgomery called 911 about 10:50 a.m. Saturday to report that his stepson would not wake up and was not breathing. Montgomery caught Russell trying to sneak out of bed to get a cookie and attacked him, reported FOX 59 . Montgomery was arrested on Sunday and charged with first-degree murder.
  • De Blasio's Second Term Swearing-In Ceremony To Be Held At City Hall

    De Blasio's Second Term Swearing-In Ceremony To Be Held At City Hall

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    De Blasio announced last March that he meant to permanently shut down the jail, which has been plagued for years by complaints of systemic civil-rights violations, corruption, violence, and use of excessive force from guards. That's a 15 percent salary increase. The following year, de Blasio endorsed Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, but did so months after the Democratic mainstream; he reportedly wanted to give the nod to Clinton foe Sanders.
  • Part of 3rd Street closed down due to water main break

    Part of 3rd Street closed down due to water main break

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    Berlin is also facing their second water main break on Robindale Drive early this morning. Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) officials had earlier confirmed an 8-inch water main leak on Webster Hill Boulevard near the school, but were hoping to wait until after school dismissed and begin the fix work at 5 p.m.
  • Monkeys killed in United Kingdom safari park blaze

    Monkeys killed in United Kingdom safari park blaze

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    Thirteen of the same species were killed at the Woburn Safari Park in Bradfordshire, U.K. The cause of the fire is being investigated. Patas monkeys are native to Africa, where they are hunted for meat and persecuted as a crop pest. By the time fire crews had arrived at around 2.30am, the roof of the building had collapsed and none of the monkeys could be saved. "Sadly our vets have confirmed the death of our nine-year-old aardvark, Misha", a statement on the London Zoo's website said.
  • American soldier killed in Afghanistan, four injured

    American soldier killed in Afghanistan, four injured

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    On New Year's Day , a US service member was killed and four others were wounded during an operation in a part of Afghanistan where USA forces have been fighting both the Taliban and ISIS. "Remember most of these Daesh fighters came from Pakistan", Nicholson said, using an alternate name for ISIS. Troops based in Afghanistan have been aiding the nation's security forces in engaging ISIS-tied groups and the Taliban since forcing ceasing combat operations almost four years ago.
  • She Baaack? Bachmann Weighing Run For Franken's Senate Seat

    She Baaack? Bachmann Weighing Run For Franken's Senate Seat

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    In an interview last week on television pastor Jim Bakker's show , Bachmann said people have been contacting her about running for Franken's seat, which will be available following the senator's planned resignation Tuesday . During that time, she ran for the Republican nomination in the 2012 presidential election. Bachmann dropped out of the presidential race in January 2012 after a sixth-place showing in the Iowa caucuses that month.
  • Hatch announces he will not seek re-election

    Hatch announces he will not seek re-election

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    Orrin Hatch announced that he will retire at the end of his term this year, ending long speculation of whether he would seek reelection after more than three decades in office. "I've always been a fighter", Hatch said in his announcement. Hatch revealed he made the decision to not seek re-election after "much prayer and discussion with family and friends".
  • Climbers killed during Table Mountain hike

    Climbers killed during Table Mountain hike

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    At least 800 visitors to the popular landmark were left stranded while the cable auto was used to ferry rescuers to the spot where the hikers were. The cable auto that takes tourists to the top of the mountain was used to rescue the surviving climber and remove the two bodies from the steep rock face after a helicopter was unable to reach the scene.
  • Mysterious Eggs Found In School Yard Possibly Belong To Poisonous Snake

    Mysterious Eggs Found In School Yard Possibly Belong To Poisonous Snake

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    Volunteers were not able to accurately identify the reptile species that the eggs belonged to, but an initial examination suggested the eggs may be from an eastern brown snake, the second most venomous land snake in the world. FAWNA moved the eggs to nearby bushland and said that all but three eggs hatched. "My partner is a licenced reptile breeder, just letting you all know these aren't snake eggs, they are actually lizard eggs", one woman wrote.
  • Chrissy Teigen defends herself from Pizzagate conspiracy theorists: 'This is really scary'

    Chrissy Teigen defends herself from Pizzagate conspiracy theorists: 'This is really scary'

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    Chrissy Teigen is not here for your bullshit, especially if that bullshit involves suggesting she and her husband John Legend are involved in a pedophile ring involving their own daughter. That's OK cuz I care more about saving kids than I do about a blue checkmark!" She specifically called out Twitter for handing a verified badge to Crokin, whose entire account seems devoted to accusing random people of sexually abusing children.
  • Iran says 13 killed in nationwide protests

    Iran says 13 killed in nationwide protests

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for unity as his government deals with the ongoing violent protests across the country that has left 12 people dead. "All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave them went into terrorism and into their 'pockets, '" Trump wrote, apparently referring to the nuclear deal reached under his predecessor.
  • Winter Storm Watch in effect for Savannah, surrounding areas Wednesday

    Winter Storm Watch in effect for Savannah, surrounding areas Wednesday

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    Precipitation could start as early as mid morning Wednesday, according to a WPDE forecast. A strip from north Florida to eastern North Carolina could see ice collections of one-tenth to one-quarter inch through Wednesday. Snow totals and wind gusts will depend on how far west the storm moves. However, if it falls as snow throughout the entire event - more accumulation is possible.