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Global Media United States service member killed, four hurt in 'combat' in Afghanistan
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The two others have returned to duty. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own", said Gen. John Nicholson, head of U.S. forces in Afghanistan , according to USA Today. Aaron R. Butler, 27, was killed by an improvised device. Spokesperson for the 209th Shaheen Corps, Nasratullah Jamshidi, said that among the dead were two foreigners and several top IS commanders, including the second highest member of the group in northern Afghanistan, Qari Shujah.

Global Media She Baaack? Bachmann Weighing Run For Franken's Senate Seat
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On Tuesday , Franken was scheduled to officially step down from the U.S. Senate . Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said he had made the decision after talking to only one person in Washington not in his state's delegation, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., who he said did not suggest a replacement.

Global Media Republican Senator Hatch says will retire at end of current term
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Hatch is the longest-serving Republican in the Senate. "I've always been a fighter", Hatch said in a video announcement posted on YouTube and tweeted shortly before noon. The editorial subsequently characterized his advocacy for changes to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, which the Trump administration severely curtailed, as a "dismantling".

Global Media VP Mike Pence Postpones Israel Trip Once Again
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The White House nixed Pence's earlier trip as the critical vote on a $1.5 trillion tax bill neared a vote in the Senate. Pence's name was absent from the list, despite the fact that he is expected to come to Israel during the week beginning January 14, although a final date has not yet been set.

Global Media Mysterious 'snake eggs' found in Australian school leave experts baffled
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In all 43 eggs were uncovered from seven nests in the large sandpit at the school in Laurieton , New South Wales , after three days of digging. Miller told The Guardian: "I believed they were brown snake eggs due to the fact that they were seen in the area and that when I shone a light through the egg I saw a small striped baby snake".

Global Media Hawaiian Airlines flight travels back in time
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The passengers of the flight and the users of Twitter were surprised to discover about the time-traveling flight and enjoyed the rare circumstances. The flight took off just after midnight from Auckland on January 1 before landing in Hawaii in the morning of December 31.

Global Media Snow and Wind Storm Expected on Thursday
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A track farther offshore would bring lighter amounts of snow to the East Coast and gusty winds. The powerful storm will be centered well off the Northeast coast. What could save us is that the snow will be a fluffy snow and likely won't stick on trees and power lines too much. The storm will be large with a large wind field.

Global Media Bigg Boss 11: This contestant has become the first finalist
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Recently, the contestants, Puneesh Sharma , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Hina Khan , Akash Dadlani and Luv Tyagi , who are in the semi-finale week, faced nomination task. As the episode came to an end, all the housemates were seen stepping on the position ladder again to give their new year wishes to the viewers as well as requested Bigg Boss to conduct the nomination process again.

Global Media Trump's First Tweets of 2018 About Pakistan, Iran
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Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday contradicted President Donald Trump's claim that the United States had given $33 billion in aid to Pakistan over the last 15 years. US-Pakistani ties, long contentious, have taken a nosedive under Trump, who in August declared that "Pakistan often gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence and terror".

Global Media Palestinians condemn Israeli move to assert control over West Bank
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East Jerusalem, which Palestinians are seeking to make the capital of their state, has been under illegal Israeli occupation since 1967. The legislation also seeks to remove Palestinian neighbourhoods from the jurisdiction of the current Jerusalem municipality, affecting two Palestinian areas - Kufr Aqab and the Shuafat refugee camp - that are already on the other side of Israel's separation wall and are systematically neglected, the report noted.

Global Media Death toll in Iran unrest climbs to 21
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The latest violence, in the central Isfahan region, brought the number of reported deaths to at least 22. Six civilians who tried to theft the police station to take weapon are also included in the list of nine people who made their last breath on Tuesday night in the central city of Qahdarijan.

Global Media MM Hassan denies contradicting Congress stand on triple talaq
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DMK MP Kanimozhi and NCP leader Majeed Memon also said they were against criminalisation and hence the triple talaq bill in its present form is not acceptable. The legislative department of the law ministry, during internal discussions prior to tabling the "Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017", had clarified in response to the law ministry's department of justice that the proposed law isn't restrictive when it comes to Muslim women's rights.

Global Media Crude Oil Holds $60 Mark Amid Middle East Turmoil
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U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures settled at $60.42, the highest close since June 2015. Russian oil output increased to an average 10.98-million barrels a day in 2017, up 0.1% from the previous year and the highest since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, according to data published on Tuesday by the Energy Ministry's CDU-TEK statistics unit.

Global Media Twins born 16 minutes apart arrive in different years
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It doesn't appear that there were any babies born on Samoa, Tonga, Kiritimati, or on any other Pacific islands. At 11:58 P.M. on the last day of 2017, Flores delivered the first of her twins, Joaquin Jr. The uniquely timed birth was even a first for the longtime doctor who helped deliver the New Year's twins. "The whole family feels humbled and blessed and excited", the spokesman shared.

Global Media Mega Millions: More expensive to enter, harder to win
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The chances of getting struck by lightning are better than the chances of winning the lottery. Starting on Saturday, tickets will cost $2, the same as tickets for rival Powerball. The estimated prize, which has a cash value of $278 million, marks the ninth-largest jackpot in the game's history, according to the Powerball website .

Global Media McLeod's Forecast: Cold Air Making a Return
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The wind-chill factor will bring below-zero temperatures to the celebration. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Lows both Monday and Tuesday should be in the 10-degree range. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Today's National Weather Service forecast: Partly sunny, with a 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10 a.m.

Global Media Iranian people 'will respond to rioters and lawbreakers': Rouhani
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Rouhani also acknowledged the economic and social hardships some Iranians face. ReutersThere are calls on social media for the protests to continue into a sixth day. "A number of individuals meant to enter into and damage government locations", the government official, who was not identified by Mehr, is quoted as saying.

Global Media NK: South proposes Olympics delegation talks
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Analysts say Kim may be trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its ally Washington as a way to ease global isolation and sanctions against North Korea. "Officials from the two Koreas may urgently meet to discuss the possibility". Relations between the Koreas have plunged as North Korea has expanded its weapons programs amid a hard-line stance by Moon's conservative predecessors.