International News

Contrib'City have international news reports on various topics.

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HHS disputes report it has banned CDC from using words like 'diversity' and 'fetus'

Trump administration officials in the Department of Health and Human Services said a report that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the l

Xavier

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More than 200 passengers aboard Royal Caribbean ship stricken with stomach virus

About 220 passengers aboard a five-night Caribbean cruise, slated to return to Ft. Lauderdale Saturday morning, suffered from a gastro-intestinal illn

Xavier

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Trump calls wife of hospitalized Sen. John McCain

President Donald Trump has called the wife of John McCain as the Arizona senator is hospitalized for cancer treatments. The White House said Trump cal

Xavier

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North Korea marks 6th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

Crowds of flower-bearing North Koreans on Sunday streamed passed statues and portraits of their leaders to pay respects on the sixth anniversary of th

Xavier

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Moore tells supporters 'battle is not over' in Senate race

Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and o

Xavier

2 days ago
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Trump says Republican Roy Moore should concede Alabama race

President Donald Trump is calling on Republican Roy Moore to concede after he lost the Alabama Senate race. Trump told reporters Friday as he departed

Xavier

2 days ago
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4 Palestinians killed, hundreds injured on day of rage as Mike Pence’s visit nears

For the second Friday in row, thousands of Palestinians in Jerusalem, Gaza and across the occupied West Bank turned out to protest more than a week af

Xavier

2 days ago
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Penn State officials showed a 'shocking apathy' to drinking: Grand jury

A grand jury's report following the drinking death of a Pennsylvania State University student says school officials showed "a shocking apathy" to drin

Xavier

2 days ago
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Trump doesn't rule out Flynn pardon

President Trump is not ruling out a pardon for his disgraced former National Security Adviser and retired general Michael Flynn. ABC News' Jonathan Ka

Xavier

2 days ago
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Tillerson walks back comments on preconditions for North Korea talks

Days after creating confusion over the Trump administration's North Korea policy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson walked back his comments that the U

Xavier

3 days ago
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Four senior managers at Interior Dept. fired for harassment

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke revealed today he has fired four senior managers at the Interior Department for inappropriate conduct, including sexual

Xavier

3 days ago
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DOJ rejects charges over release of FBI agent's text messages

The Justice Department is rejecting accusations that it inappropriately offered several reporters access to private communications between two FBI off

Xavier

3 days ago
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Trump to visit FBI National Academy after questioning bureau's reputation

President Trump will visit an FBI whose reputation he recently slammed as "in tatters" amid heightened scrutiny of his campaign's alleged ties to Russ

Xavier

3 days ago
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Firefighter dies while battling Thomas fire in California

A California firefighter has died while battling the Thomas fire that is threatening the Golden State's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, officials

Xavier

3 days ago
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Republican lawmaker says he won't run for re-election after harassment allegations

Under pressure to resign amid new allegations of harassment, Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, plans to retire after his current term and not seek re-el

Xavier

4 days ago
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NYC bombing suspect makes 1st court appearance from hospital bed

Akayed Ullah is accused of setting off a homemade bomb in the subway system.

Xavier

4 days ago
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California firefighters gain on blaze amid wind threat

Southern California firefighters on Wednesday continued working to contain the fifth largest fire in the state's history but warned that some communit

Xavier

5 days ago
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Alabama voters split on allegations against Moore, exit polls indicate

The allegations against Republican Roy Moore have complicated the Alabama race.

Xavier

5 days ago
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Moore tells accusers to 'tell the truth' at final rally

Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, told the women accusing him of sexual misconduct to "tell the truth" as he made a final

Xavier

5 days ago
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OPINION: Alabama Senate race highlights new 'tribalism' that threatens our democracy

A little over 150 years ago, our tragic, violent Civil War came to a close. It was fought by forces on one side who wanted to preserve the Union, t

Xavier

5 days ago
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Feds in 'heightened posture' over hackers who may target today's Alabama election

DHS has boots on the ground in Alabama, assisting with cybersecurity efforts.

Xavier

5 days ago
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Updates: Polls close in Alabama Senate election

Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones face off in the Alabama Senate election.

Xavier

6 days ago
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Terror suspect rode subway from Brooklyn to Manhattan with bomb strapped to body

One person is in custody, police said.

Xavier

6 days ago
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Court ruling: Transgender individuals can enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1

The Pentagon is preparing to allow transgender individuals to enlist in the U.S. military beginning Jan. 1 in compliance with a federal court rulin

Xavier

6 days ago
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Russian-speaking hackers stole about $10 million from US, Russian banks: report

A top cyber security firm says it has identified a previously unknown group of Russian-speaking hackers who have allegedly stolen at least $10 mill

Xavier

6 days ago
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Judge warns Manafort: Gag order 'applies to you'

A federal judge scolded former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort Monday for his alleged role in the crafting of a recently-published opinion pi

Xavier

6 days ago
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Trump tells NASA to send astronauts back to the moon in new directive

The president promised to "restore American leadership in space."

Xavier

1 week ago
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Convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp reportedly claims more victims

Convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp claimed in a letter he wrote to a South Carolina newspaper that he killed more than the seven people he was c

Xavier

1 week ago
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Most Alabama Republicans say they are voting for Roy Moore

Most Republicans leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday, despite sexual misconduct allegations against the former judge

Xavier

6 days ago
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EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the issues of Jerusalem

Kiara

1 week ago
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Pakistan allows Jadhav's wife, mother to meet him on Dec. 25

Indian official also permitted to travel with them as requested by New Delhi

Pakistan on Friday said that it will allow the wife and moth

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1 week ago
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India Gets Its First Ever Tesla Model X Electric SUV

Elon Musk's famed Tesla cars are long awaited in India, and while the American electric car maker is yet to draw plans for its official entry in th

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1 week ago
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Baby wrongly declared dead: Delhi government cancels license of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh

The Delhi government cancelled the license of Max Hospital's Shalimar Bagh unit after a premature baby was wrongly declared dead+ last week.
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Amazing 'chain mail' wheel for future Mars rovers Created by NASA

Reinventing the wheel is generally considered a bad idea. But engineers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland are doing just that — desi

Kiara

1 week ago
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Rera applicable even to ongoing projects: Supreme Court

In a victory for home buyers, the Bombay high court has upheld the constitutional validity of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (Rera)

Kiara

1 week ago
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Tremors In Delhi As 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand

Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region on Wednesday evening for a few seconds after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Ut

Kiara

1 week ago
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25 years since Babri Masjid demolition: BJP, Congress give Ayodhya issue new political twist before Gujarat polls

It was only incidental that the day enthusiastic "Pandit Rahul Gandhi" posters were put up — obviously taking a cue from media department chief R

Shivani

1 week ago
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Rahul as Congress president: Euphoria over Gandhi scion's elevation tempered by expectations, uneasy future

It was a formality that the Congress rank and file were waiting for quite some time. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomin

Kiara

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Gujarat Election 2017: Hardik Patel’s quota ‘deal’ is a cruel joke, but stirs up caste frenzy in other states

The following is the first part of a series relating to reservations across the country ahead of the crucial Gujarat Assembly election. Here is a f

Kiara

2 weeks ago
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UP civic election 2017: Yogi Adityanth's whirlwind campaign reaps rich dividends for BJP

The BJP has romped home as a convincing winner in the civic elections in Uttar Pradesh, reaffirming the sustained hold of Chief Minister Yogi Adity

Kiara

2 weeks ago
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Rahul Gandhi clarifies on Somnath Temple register row, says his family members are devotees of Lord Shiva

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, clarifying on Somnath Temple register controversy, has said he and his family members are \"Shiv bhakts\" (de

Kiara

2 weeks ago
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Family remains untouched by PM Narendra Modi’s rise

VADNAGAR (MEHSANA): Around mid-day, 75-year-old Sombhai Modi blows the conch shell at the newly-constructed Sirdi Sai temple in an old age home run

Kiara

2 weeks ago
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: If event is to achieve results, it must get over Ivanka Trump obsession

The bangle-seller was extra eager to bring out the special piece his artisans had crafted. Mohammed Waseem opened the packaging carefully, almost a

Kiara

2 weeks ago
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit to be inaugurated by Narendra Modi, Ivanka Trump: All you need to know about the meet

The stage is set for the eighth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), beginning in Hyderabad on Tuesday with focus on women entrepreneurs and all e

Kiara

2 weeks ago
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Ahead of Narendra Modi\'s Gujarat tour, Congress divided on candidate picks as leaders warn they\'ll quit party

Congress\' habitual problems have surfaced again in Gujarat as scenes of angry protests after announcement of candidates returned to haunt the part

Dharmendra

3 weeks ago
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In one day, Mumbai a'irport manages 969 flights; makes a world record!

MUMBAI: Creating a new world record for single-runway operations, Mumbai airport handled 969 take-offs and landings in 24 hours on Friday. It broke

Kiara

3 weeks ago
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India accepts Pakistan\'s offer on alleged spy, but with conditions

The Ministry of External Affairs has accepted Pakistan\'s offer of allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav\'s wife to meet him, but has put forward three condit

Kiara

3 weeks ago
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Congress\' allegations against Centre over Rafale deal are low on facts, high on rhetoric, obfuscation and half-truths

It is difficult to understand what to make of Congress\' allegations that the Narendra Modi government is involved in a \"huge scam\" over the purc

Kiara

3 weeks ago
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Your Android phone may be sending your location data to Google without your permission

As the debate over right to privacy rages on, a new report claims that Google might be collecting location data from your Android smartphone even w

Kiara

3 weeks ago
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Five pointers Modi govt must keep in mind while drafting bill

The BJP-led central government is planning to introduce a new legislation to outlaw instantaneous Triple Talaq, the Muslim way of divorce which is