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 1 wk | Emergency spillway at Oroville Dam could fail, evacuations ordered

              The emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam in California is at risk of imminent failure as a result of severe erosion, prompting the evacuation of low-level areas from Oroville to Gridley, county and state officials say. (more)   


  Oroville, CA     

 

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 1 wk | North Korea launches ballistic missile, first test since Trump took office

              North Korea has fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its eastern coast, marking the country's first test of such a device since Donald Trump took office as the president of the United States, South Korean and U.S. officials said. (more)   


  North Korea        1 UPDATES

 

 1 wk | Police in southeast Brazil refuse to end strike as death toll hits 137

              Police in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo remained on strike on Saturday as military reinforcements arrived in an effort to end a week-long state of anarchy during which more than 130 people have been killed. (more)   


    

 


 1 wk | Trump agrees to honor ‘One-China policy’ in phone call with China’s Xi

              U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to honor the so-called One China policy, the White House announced on Thursday evening, months after the American leader stated that he could drop the policy unless China made a deal with the United States. (more)   


  United States        2 UPDATES

 


 1 wk | More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims feared dead in Myanmar army crackdown

              More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims are believed to have been killed in an ongoing army crackdown in western Myanmar (Burma), two senior UN officials said on Wednesday, just days after the release of an alarming human rights report. (more)   


  Myanmar        1 UPDATES

 

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  2 wks | Strong earthquake strikes off southwestern Pakistan

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has struck just off the coast of southwestern Pakistan, seismologists and residents say. Only few details were immediately available. (more)   


  Pakistan     

 

  2 wks | Suicide bomber targets Afghan Supreme Court, killing at least 20

              At least 20 people have been killed and more than 40 others are injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Afghan Supreme Court building in Kabul, officials say. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. (more)   


  Kabul, Afghanistan        43 UPDATES

 

 2 wks | U.S. raid in Yemen targeted senior al-Qaeda leader Qasim al-Raymi

              Qasim al-Raymi, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was the target of last month's U.S. raid in Yemen, but the most-wanted terrorist wasn't found at the location, U.S. media reported on Monday. (more)   


  Yemen        4 UPDATES

 

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  3 wks | Arrests made during counter-terrorism operation in Germany

              German police have launched a major counter-terrorism operation in the western state of Hesse, raiding 54 locations in search of more than a dozen alleged supporters of the Islamic State group (ISIS), local officials say. (more)   


  Germany     

 

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 3 wks | President Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates

              President Donald Trump has fired Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates after she expressed doubts over his executive action on immigration and instructed the Justice Department to stop defending it in court. (more)   


  Washington, D.C.     

 

 
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Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     13 hrs  

Moderate earthquake hits south of Panama City, widely felt     13 hrs  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     16 hrs  

Bodies in Peabody identified as Mark Greenlaw and Jennifer O’Connor     21 hrs  


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BREAKING

Small plane crashes into mall near airport in Melbourne     11 hrs  

Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     13 hrs  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     16 hrs  

Venezuela takes CNN off the air, accusing it of misinformation     5 days  

U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigns     1 wk  



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2 police officers shot in Whittier near Los Angeles      15 hrs  

Car bomb explodes at market in Mogadishu, killing at least 30     1 day  

Power outage plunges Dutch capital of Amsterdam into darkness     1 mon  

Train crash at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn injures 103     1 mon  

Actress Debbie Reynolds dead at 84     1 mon  



Events

VIDEO: The Inauguration of Donald Trump     1 mon  

VIDEO: President Obama holds final press conference     1 mon  

VIDEO: President Obama’s Farewell Address to the nation     1 mon  

WATCH: Hong Kong welcomes 2017 with epic show     1 mon  

WATCH: Sydney rings in the New Year with epic fireworks show     1 mon  


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U.S. News

Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     13 hrs  

2 police officers shot in Whittier near Los Angeles      15 hrs  


World

Trains collide in South Africa, injuring more than 100 people      9 hrs  

Small plane crashes into mall near airport in Melbourne     11 hrs  


Business

Venezuela takes CNN off the air, accusing it of misinformation     5 days  

Playboy magazine reverses decision, brings back naked women     1 wk  


Politics

Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     13 hrs  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     16 hrs  


Legal

Arrests made during counter-terrorism operation in Germany      3 wks  

President Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates     3 wks  


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