• Serena Williams gets engaged to Reddit co-founder Ohanian
Serena Williams gets engaged to Reddit co-founder Ohanian

The most important source of this is Ohanian's position on the board of Reddit , an online social news website that he founded along with Steve Huffman after graduating from the University of Virginia in 2005. The post featured the site's mascot, Snoo, who was dressed same as Ohanian and kneeling with a diamond ring in front of a lady Snoo, ...

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  • German Police Release Tunisian Man Over Berlin Truck Attack
German Police Release Tunisian Man Over Berlin Truck Attack

German authorities recently began an investigation into how Amri escaped Germany after the attack and made his way to France , and then Italy, where he was shot and killed by Italian police during a routine identification check. A year ago he travelled to Germany where his asylum application was rejected and he faced deportation. German security...

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  • US Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015, Topping Global Market
US Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015, Topping Global Market

Developing nations bought $65 billion in weapons in 2015, substantially lower than the previous year's total of $79 billion. USA ranked first in worldwide arms transfer agreements in 2015 with $40.2 billion, or 50.3 percent, while France ranked second with $15.3 billion or 19.16 percent, according to the report.

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  • Cristina Fernandez, former Argentine president, indicted in corruption case
Cristina Fernandez, former Argentine president, indicted in corruption case

As unfortunate news continue to dominate the headlines, all eyes are on Argentina as another politician has been indicted on corruption charges. Judge Julian Ercolini also ordered the freezing of $633m (£516m) of Ms Fernandez's assets. Charges in the case were also approved Tuesday against two former Kirchner aides, as well as Argentine constru...

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  • Dentsu CEO Tadashi Ishii to step down as overwork scandal rages on
Dentsu CEO Tadashi Ishii to step down as overwork scandal rages on

In a press conference in Tokyo on December 28, Tadashi Ishii reportedly said he was stepping down in order to "take responsibility as a manager for failing to fix the company's notoriously punishing culture of overtime work", which is believed to have prompted the suicide of Matsuri Takahashi past year.

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  • Men Charged To Court Over Cocaine Seizure In Australia
Men Charged To Court Over Cocaine Seizure In Australia

Network Seven vision of the operation shows heavily armed police arresting men in a night raid on a ship docked at Sydney's fish markets . The maximum penalty for conspiracy to import a commercial quantity of border controlled drugs is life imprisonment, Australian Federal Police said.

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  • Kerry's Speech on Israel 'Missed the Mark'
Kerry's Speech on Israel 'Missed the Mark'

Kerry's speech comes less than a week after the U.S. abstained on a UN Security Council resolution critical of settlements. Oded Revivi, chief foreign envoy of the Yesha Council, said Mr Kerry is "the worst secretary of state in history" who "chose to stab his closest ally in the back" and knows little about the realities of Israeli settlements ...

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  • Gunmen snatch female journalist from her home in Baghdad
Gunmen snatch female journalist from her home in Baghdad

Al-Qaisi, a veteran journalist and an employee of the Iraqi Culture Ministry, is a leading critic of the country's endemic corruption. Al-Qaidi worked as a freelance journalist and her articles have appeared on several widely read news websites, including the London-based Asharq al-Awsat and Iraq's Aklaam.

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  • Erdogan: 'Confirmed Evidence' US-Led Coalition Supported Islamic State
Erdogan: 'Confirmed Evidence' US-Led Coalition Supported Islamic State

Lavrov stressed the necessity of creating conditions for direct talks between the leaders of Israel and Palestine and warned against bringing US' domestic agenda into the work of the Middle East Quartet and the United Nations Security Council".

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  • Seal rampaging in Tasmania
Seal rampaging in Tasmania

The official Facebook page of the police department in Tasmania, Australia posted pictures of the huge seal that was found roaming around neighborhoods and even sitting on the hood of a auto. After confused residents noticed a few cars had dents in them wildlife officers were called to step in. Tasmania police said the seal will be relocated a...

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  • Queen misses Christmas Day church service at Sandringham due to heavy cold
Queen misses Christmas Day church service at Sandringham due to heavy cold

Mary Magdalene every year since 1988, missing only this year. It's been just days since rumours of ill health at Buckingham Palace hit the headlines, but the Queen has delivered her annual Christmas message. She praised the British athletes who participated in the Olympic games in Rio this year. Other members of the royal family are still e...

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  • The Queen's Granddaughter Zara Tindall Suffers Miscarriage Just Days Before Christmas
The Queen's Granddaughter Zara Tindall Suffers Miscarriage Just Days Before Christmas

The couple, who already have a toddler daughter, announced the baby had been due around late spring. A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman confirmed the heartbreaking news on Saturday, Dec. They were reportedly "trilled" at the prospect of Mia having a baby brother or sister. The surgeons who performed the operation on Zara had to remove the life...

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  • Russian Federation: 92 feared dead as military plane crashes near Sochi
Russian Federation: 92 feared dead as military plane crashes near Sochi

Soldiers, 64 members of the Alexandrov military music ensemble and nine reporters were among the passengers on board. Founded in 1929 by prominent composer Aleksandr V. The Tu-154 is a three-engine medium-range airliner produced by Russian aerospace and defence company Tupolev. Although Russian commercial airlines are no longer known to use the...

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  • Oscar set for record-breaking Shanghai move
Oscar set for record-breaking Shanghai move

He will complete his move "at the beginning of the January transfer window", the English club said in a statement. The 25-year-old has featured just 11 times since Antonio Conte was appointed, but the Blues manager said this month he was sad to be losing a player who scored 38 goals in 203 appearances.

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  • 'Killers will feel it', Vladimir Putin on Russian ambassador's assasination
'Killers will feel it', Vladimir Putin on Russian ambassador's assasination

The incident happened at around 4:30am local time around 2.5 miles from where Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov was gunned down by an off duty cop. The killer, Turkish off-duty police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas , has been eliminated. The Russian ambassador who was assassinated in Turkey this week is getting a hero's funeral in his home country. ...

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  • Donald Trump wants to expand United States nuclear strength
Donald Trump wants to expand United States nuclear strength

The state of the USA nuclear arsenal was rarely addressed during the presidential campaign. Chomsky also suggested these statements could prompt a change to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' Doomsday Clock ― a symbolic representation of how close humanity is to global catastrophe ― which is due to be updated in early 2017.

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  • Russian hackers tracked Ukrainian artillery units using Android implant
Russian hackers tracked Ukrainian artillery units using Android implant

The Russian hacking crew controversially linked to hacks against the Democrat Party during the U.S. election allegedly used Android malware to track Ukrainian artillery units from late 2014 until 2016, according to new research. Thursday's report provides a direct line between the information operations carried out against American political orga...

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  • Dozens wounded at Mexico fireworks blast
Dozens wounded at Mexico fireworks blast

Other reports say dozens were also injured. Emergency services have responded to the scene and are tending to the injured. The town hosts an annual National Pyrotechnic Festival. "The most important thing is to serve people in place, turn the incident and then make a list of people who have been injured or notice any dead people", Luis Felipe P...

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  • Syria suspends Aleppo evacuations, blaming rebels
Syria suspends Aleppo evacuations, blaming rebels

Russian Federation declared the evacuation "completed", saying "all women and children" had been bused out, leaving only "irreconcilable and radical" armed fighters. "We're ready to resume facilitating the evacuation according to our humanitarian mandate". An AFP correspondent in the city's southern Al-Amiriyah district saw people piling on to gr...

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  • Traces Of Explosives Found On Victims' Remains From EgyptAir Crash
Traces Of Explosives Found On Victims' Remains From EgyptAir Crash

Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo plunged into the sea on 19 May killing all 66 people on board. Egypt has never officially said what caused the downing of the Russian plane. No distress call was made from the plane prior to the crash. Militants are believed to have planted a bomb in the hold before its departure from Sharm el-Sheikh, detonating...

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