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China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacific

CANBERRA, Australia — China has protested an Australian minister's criticisms that Chinese aid programs in poor Pacific island countries were creating "white.....»»

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Greece to limit Sharia law after European Court challenge

ATHENS — Lawmakers in Greece are set to limit the powers of Islamic courts operating in a border region that is home to a 100,000-strong Muslim minority......»»

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Lithuania: a candle for pedestrians without reflectors

VILNIUS — Lithuanian police are handing out candles to pedestrians and cyclists who don't wear reflectors on their clothing on dark country roads — a stark r.....»»

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North Korea to go to South Korea s Olympics after talks

SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas moved toward easing their bitter animosity Tuesday during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next mo.....»»

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Trump administration OKs $130M missile defense sale to Japan

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has approved a $130 million missile defense sale to Japan to meet the escalating threat from North Korea......»»

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President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: I ll beat Oprah

WASHINGTON — President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump......»»

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France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones

PARIS — French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets......»»

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Senior Macedonia official in Greece for name dispute talks

ATHENS — Macedonia's deputy prime minister is visiting neighboring Greece in an effort to resolve a long-standing dispute over the tiny Balkan republic's nam.....»»

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13,000 tourists stuck in Matterhorn town amid avalanche risk

GENEVA — Swiss authorities near the famed Matterhorn peak have closed ski slopes, hiking trails, cable cars, roads and train service into the nearby town of.....»»

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Polish PM reshuffles his Cabinet ahead of key EU visit

WARSAW — Poland's new prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on yesterday, ousting the controversial ministers of foreign affairs, defense and the environment.....»»

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German Playboy to feature 1st transgender model on cover

BERLIN — The German edition of Playboy magazine says it will feature a transgender model on its cover for the first time......»»

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US stocks tap the brakes following torrid start to the year

NEW YORK — US stock indexes held close to their record levels on yesterday, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year......»»

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Smoke still billowing from burning oil tanker

BEIJING — The Latest on a collision between an oil tanker and a freighter off China's eastern coast (all times local): 3:30 p.m......»»

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Oprah speech has Democrats buzzing about possible 2020 run

DES MOINES, Iowa — Oprah Winfrey's impassioned call for "a brighter morning even in our darkest nights" at the Golden Globes has Democratic Party activists b.....»»

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2 injured in Trump Tower heating system fire

NEW YORK — New York City fire officials say a fire in Trump Tower's heating and air conditioning system injured two people and caused smoke to billow from th.....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 8th, 2018Related News

Syrian troops capture 14 villages from rebels

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces captured 14 villages on yesterday as they advance on the largest rebel-held enclave in the country's north amid a wave of a.....»»

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New Globes winners get their trophies engraved

BEVERLY HILLS — The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times l.....»»

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UK s Northern Ireland minister quits as May shuffles Cabinet

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May started the new political year yesterday with a Cabinet shake-up, hoping to re-energize her government as negotia.....»»

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Prague astronomical clock to be removed for restoration

PRAGUE — One of Prague's major tourist attractions, its medieval astronomical clock, was stopped yesterday and is to be taken away for months for major repai.....»»

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Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28

CAIRO — The chairman of Egypt's election commission said yesterday that the presidential election will be held March 26-28, with a runoff in April......»»

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