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World News Shots fired, mass dispersed with tear gas in Kinshasa
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All demonstrations and gatherings of more than five people were banned by Congo's authorities after Catholic activists called for protests outside churches after the Sunday mass. She also said that dozens, including some priests, have been detained. Officers also detained 12 altar boys dressed in their liturgical robes outside one church as they led a protest march.

World News North Korea Sanctions-Violating Oil Tanker Bears Panama Flag
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South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of worldwide sanctions, a customs official said on Sunday. It didn't include even harsher measures sought by Washington that would ban all oil imports and freeze global assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong Un.

World News Dangerously cold wind chills this weekend
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Sunday night: Mostly clear, low around 8 below. - Accumulating Snow . A dusting to around an inch of snow is expected today south of an line from Valley City, North Dakota, to Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Then comes New Year's Eve, one of the colder ones we've seen in recent years. Wind chills of 5-15 below. Make sure to dress in layers and wear a hat and gloves.

World News Nawaz Sharif is leaving for Saudi Arabia
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It was informed that ruling PML-N head Mr Sharif is likely to depart for the Gulf kingdom within 48 hours, the report said quoting family sources. Asked to comment on reports that the PML-N had offered compensation of Rs 100 million for the martyrs of Model town, the Punjab Law Minister said the compensation was announced by the Pun jab government after the incident and later it was demanded that the amount should be increased.

World News Newcastle and Brighton scrap for a point
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However, the rest of the Brighton roster have combined for only six goals. The scrap, for that is what this game was, is now to stay in the league they were promoted to, desperately, at whatever cost. Chris Hughton has never won as an opposing manager at St James' Park, and his side have struggled to score goals. Benitez will have a host of targets in mind for the summer transfer window, but one of them appears to be a player that he has pursued since Newcastle's promotion from the ...

World News Trump campaign aide prompted Russian Federation investigation in drunken revelation
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News.com.au reported information shared by Australia has reportedly helped spark the FBI's probe into Russia's attempts to disrupt the election and possible collusion by Donald Trump's campaign, The New York Times reported Saturday. The Times says Papadopoulos shared this information with Downer. Lawyers for Papadopoulos and Australian officials did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment Saturday.

World News Africa Football Legend George Weah Declared President of Liberia
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In results announced on Thursday by the chairperson of the country's electoral Commission, Jerome Kokoya, Mr. Weah scored 720,023 votes which is 61.5 percent of the total votes so far collated and counted. He played for a number of different teams in Africa before being transferred to Monaco where he was coached by Arsene Wenger. A year into his stint with the French principality, he won his first African Footballer of the Year award.

World News Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27
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From three years ago, she never stopped. "She is in a superior place". Garner, 27, had suffered significant brain damage this week after a heart attack, representatives said. "Nobody gave her equity". With former president Obama, Garner criticized his reactions to her father's death and the slow pace of the DOJ investigation.

World News George Weah: Atiku, Secondus react to victory
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Boakai had conceded defeat and congratulated his rival earlier in the day. Speaking at the emotionally charged headquarters of the ruling Unity Party, where scores of partisans had converged in tears on Friday afternoon, VP Boakai said "a while ago, I called Senator Weah of the CDC to congratulate him on emerging as the victor in the presidential contest".

World News Virginia's Tiebreaker Draw Is Postponed; Pivotal Race Still In Doubt
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The State Board of Elections now says officials will randomly pick the victor on January 4, but it is still possible the loser can request another recount. That would leave Republicans with a 50-49 majority as the session opens. Simonds's lawyers in the lawsuit say the decision of the three judge panel is a "clear legal error", running "contrary to Virginia law" by counting the previously tossed-out ballot in the final tally.

World News Winter Storm Persists Until the End of 2017
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Winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. The temperature is expected to drop to a low around 13 Saturday night with winds of 8 to 10 miles per hour. BWI also tied a record low of 10 degrees from 1950.

World News Suspect detained after St. Petersburg supermarket blast
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This development comes in the wake of reports that the terrorist group Daesh (ISIS) was claiming responsibility for the incident. Spokeswoman for the Investigative Committee Svetlana Petrenko said that investigators had begun questioning the suspect.

World News FDNY releases fatal Bronx apartment fire video
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Batiz lost his sister, Maria, and her 8-month-old grandson in the Thursday night blaze. "The fire got started, the mother was not aware of it - she was alerted by the young man screaming". on Saturday and Sunday. A soldier, home on Christmas leave, saved several lives when the apartment building he was living in became consumed by fire.

World News Manchester Firefighters Are Battling A Blaze On A 12 Storey Building
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Flames and smoke has affected several floors of the building but it is not clear if there have been any casualties. He also disclosed that one person had been taken to hospital for treatment after inhaling smoke as the fire raged. Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell wrote: "I have spoken with the Manchester fire service". The #manchesterfire is under control and the building is being safely evacuated.

World News 5 members of South Korean 'comfort women' foundation to step down
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The foundation was established by the South Korean government a year ago under the terms of an agreement reached with Japan in December 2015 to settle the issue of comfort women. He hinted that comfort women deal might be renegotiated, saying that it can not be escaped unfortunately. The foundation was in charge of providing cash payments to victims and their families from a fund established with ¥1 billion (about $8.8 million) disbursed by Japan.

World News Colts QB Andrew Luck to talk to media
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The three-time Pro Bowl quarterback returned to the team complex Friday after spending multiple weeks rehabbing in the Netherlands. "Competing against guys, to miss that is hard", Luck said. "I plan on being ready for everything", he said referring to the offseason schedule. Second-year signal-caller Jacoby Brissett has filled in admirably this year, but the Colts are just 3-12, so it's clear they won't be competitive until Luck returns to full strength.

World News Without Warning, Trump Fires All Members Of HIV/AIDS Council
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Gabriel Maldonado , a member of the council who chose to stay, confirmed to the Washington Blade that the remaining members had all been fired this week. Obama similarly cleared out George W. Bush's PACHA appointees upon taking office, but with the mission of revamping the council to take on a more active role after it was largely sidelined by Bush.

World News Deputies: Florida man rigged door, hoping pregnant wife would open it
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They say he also stole a firearm belonging to his wife's father from the house. The woman told deputies she spoke to Wilson the next day who said he had went to OH to visit family, but deputies said he was seen in Tennessee. Upon further search of the residence, deputies found the pair of smart cameras, set up by Wilson's wife, thrown in a toilet. On Wednesday, a deputy discovered a Facebook account with Wilson's name and photograph on it.

World News Hundreds Of Iranians Protest High Prices In Northeastern City Of Mashhad
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According to Article 27 of Iran's Constitution , "Public gatherings and marches may be freely held, provided arms are not carried and that they are not detrimental to the fundamental principles of Islam". Mashhad's Governor Mohammad Rahim Norouzian condemned the protesters for what he referred to as their "illegal" demonstration while praising the police for "showing extreme restraint" and arresting people "who wanted to destroy public property".

Author: 0 Church shootout kills 1 militant in Egypt's Helwan

The Health Ministry said nine people had been killed yesterday in addition to the gunman, and five were wounded, including two women in serious condition. Friday's attack took place as Egyptian Coptic Christians, who make up 10 percent of the country's 93 million population, brace to celebrate their Christmas on 7 January.

World News Boy whose family attacked in NY murder fears he's next
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Shakera Symes, Shanta Myers' sister, told Spectrum News the murders devastated her whole family. "It feels like somebody's ripped us to shreds, and we only have each other right now, and we are grasping and holding on to each other for dear life".

World News Wichita Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man While Investigating False Report
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Lisa Finch told the newspaper that her son was murdered by police . And the Call of Duty gaming community appears to hold the answer to what really happened. She said the family was forced outside barefoot in freezing cold and handcuffed. On Twitter, more than a dozen people who identified themselves as being in the gaming community told The Eagle that a feud between two Call of Duty players sparked one to initiate a "swatting".

World News Jay Z's Latest Film Clip Features Beyoncé and Blue Ivy
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The queen is saint-like in the Godfather-inspired visuals. " Family Feud " is off of Jay-Z's album 4:44, nominated for 8 Grammys including Album of the Year. Old niggas never accepted me New niggas is the reason I stopped drinkin' Dos Equis We all lose when the family fueds What's better than one billionaire? The song " Family Feud " is notable for the line "Yeah, I'll f*** up a good thing if you let me".

World News Jobs and Workforce Increase in Metro Valdosta
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Four metro areas experienced job losses, led by the Danville metro area, which had 500 fewer jobs compared with November previous year, a 1.7 percent decline. "November's employment increased by 1,235 individuals making the number of Kansans now employed at 1,435,216". Since November 2016, Kansas gained 2,900 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs and 3,400 private sector jobs.

World News Tax reform is something to celebrate
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The last time the US tax code was overhauled was more than 30 years ago. The TCJA was passed a second and final time by the House of Representatives on December 21 in a 224-201 vote after both chambers had earlier approved a compromise version.

World News Samajwadi MP justifies Pakistan's humiliation of Jadhav's mother, wife
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Mr Jadhav, 47, who was captured in March a year ago, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for alleged spying, an accusation India has dismissed as fabricated. "The mother of Shri Jadhav was prevented from talking in their mother tongue, although this was clearly the natural medium of communication", said the foreign ministry's statement.

World News Pakistan violated human rights of Jadhav's family: Swaraj
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A note-verbale is an unsigned diplomatic note of protest written in the third person. Dr Muhammad Faisal said that Commander Jadhav is a convicted Indian terrorist and spy responsible for multiple deaths and destruction in Pakistan. "And when she met Jadhav the first question he asked was about his father's well being as his mother was not wearing bindi and mangalsutra ", she added.