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When Marines approached the home they were reportedly attacked with gunfire from inside the house, and returned fire, according to the Navy's official version of events. The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which played a key role in Guzman's previous arrest in 2014 by providing intelligence, praised Mexican authorities.
  • Did North Korea Actually Test An H-Bomb?

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    Pyongyang has long claimed it has the right to develop nuclear weapons to defend itself against the US, an established nuclear power with whom it has been in a state of war for more than 65 years. United Nations diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity because talks have been private, said a new resolution would aim to add more people to the sanctions list, including those linked to a key procurement company, and limit the travel of senior North Korean officials.
  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Bhutan

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    Prince William and Kate chose the said school not only because of its close proximity but also because it provides more privacy and security compared to a school near Kensington Palace. The change of leadership was part of a democratising process and two years later the first parliamentary elections were held in the kingdom. One insider revealed: "I expect the feeling at Kensington Palace is that it's rather naff [tacky] to sell cheap copies of Diana's engagement ring".
  • Powerball Jackpot Now at $700 Million

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    In last night's drawing more than 100,000 players in SC won prizes from $4 up to $50,000. Lottery officials in Virginia said that as much as $21,600 worth of lottery tickets are expected to be sold per minute during peak time through Saturday.
  • British actress Sian Blake and her children confirmed dead

    British actress Sian Blake and her children confirmed dead

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    A police spokesperson said that all three died from "head and neck injuries", but did not offer any other specifics on the nature of the wounds, the  BBC  reported. The Met Police has referred itself to  the Independent  Police Complaints Commission over its handling of the inquiry into missing  Sian Blake . "I don't know what is going through his mind".
  • California Nears Deadline for 'Real ID Act' Extension

    California Nears Deadline for 'Real ID Act' Extension

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    The DMV has not been in compliance with the strict requirements of the 2005 federal Real ID Act, but, the Associated Press reported, was "granted a last-minute extension" by the U.S. It remains unclear what state residents will do if Daines' latest repeal effort fails and that extension is allowed to expire. Federal authorities have said they'll give travelers 120 days' notice before the REAL ID restrictions will affect them, but access to other federal facilities could be impacted ...
  • Cologne police 'struggled to gain control during mass sexual assaults'

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    Government officials have said they do not know if any of the men involved were recent refugees, and said that the attackers' crimes rather than ethnicities should be the focus. But she was herself mocked for urging young women and girls to adopt a code of conduct that meant keeping an "arm's length" distance from strangers and sticking with a group of people.
  • Iraq eyes Mosul after Ramadi

    Iraq eyes Mosul after Ramadi

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    Iraqi security forces surround the government complex in central Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad , Iraq, Monday, Dec. 28, 2015. With the Ramadi operation beginning to wind down, IS knows that the main event - the battle for Mosul - will now begin.
  • Germany identifies three suspects in New Year attacks on women

    Germany identifies three suspects in New Year attacks on women

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    Officials say the violence should not cast suspicion against all refugees. But police union chief Rainer Wendt said a lack of resources meant that the Cologne force had been unable to clear the square properly. A lack of police officers and equipment created a "survival of the fittest" dynamic in which a mob of mostly foreign men physically prevented officers from helping female victims, a police report leaked to Spiegel magazine says.
  • US Detains 121 Illegal Immigrants for Deportation

    US Detains 121 Illegal Immigrants for Deportation

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    The flyers, created by the Connecticut Immigration Rights Alliance , list instructions for children and families if they are approached by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. Census Bureau figures. They told her they didn't, she says, and walked inside, checking every room in the house and waking her children. IL immigrant advocates spoke out Tuesday against a federal deportation crackdown on families who recently entered the United States illegally through the southern border.
  • North Korea claims successful hydrogen bomb test, world very skeptical

    North Korea claims successful hydrogen bomb test, world very skeptical

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    At least three U.S. jets took off from Kadena Air Base in southern Japan, a day after North Korea's seismic claim that it had tested a hydrogen bomb . South Korea said it found it hard to believe North Korea could test a hydrogen bomb, but hastily convened an emergency meeting. Washington and nuclear experts, however, have been skeptical about past North Korean claims about H-bombs, which are much more powerful and much harder to make, than atomic bombs.
  • Miss Colombia Wins at People's Choice Awards 2016 Spoof

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    I have to apologize ... First runner-up is Tom Lennon ", Lynch announced. Oak Park native Thomas Lennon looked surprised as he took the People's Choice Awards stage Wednesday night to accept a new award for an entertainer who has never won a People's Choice Award but deserves one.
  • Johnny Manziel wore a wig and disguise into a Las Vegas club

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    Manziel returned to the Browns facility on Monday, ending a mystery as to his whereabouts, according to The Associated Press report on the shakeup of the Browns' front office and coaching staff. King said it appears that Manziel is "trying to party his way out of Cleveland". "I don't think structure is quite as important as the right people in the right place and everybody understanding their roles and working well together", he said.
  • Saudi jets 'hit Iranian embassy in Yemen'

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    INVESTORS watch with bated breath as the diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran triggered fresh geopolitical tension in the oil-rich Middle East, home to a big number of overseas Filipino workers. Bahrain says it has broken up a militant Shiite group backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guard and the Lebanese Hezbollah. It has faced low-level unrest since 2011 Arab Spring-inspired protests by Shiites seeking more political rights.
  • 'Making a Murderer': Why Netflix series has become a big deal

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    Since the series aired, two online petitions have been launched to campaign for the two men to be given a presidential pardon. The whitehouse.gov petition states "Based on the evidence in the Netflix documentary series " Making a Murderer ", the justice system embarrassingly failed both men, completely ruining their entire lives".
  • Obama's Executive Order On Guns Could Affect Unregulated Firearm Sales In Indiana

    Obama's Executive Order On Guns Could Affect Unregulated Firearm Sales In Indiana

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    It won't happen during my presidency", Obama said. Giffords' gun-control advocacy group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, recently conducted a survey that found 73 percent of voters support an executive action by President Obama that would require "anyone who sells a large number of guns per year to become a licensed gun dealer", as well as require background checks on all of their gun sales, including those sold online or at gun shows.
  • Germany could deport any refugees involved in Cologne sex attacks

    Germany could deport any refugees involved in Cologne sex attacks

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    Investigators are trawling through CCTV footage and examining witness accounts to determine whether the suspects were implicated, police added. A local newspaper, Cologne's Express, reports that fifteen asylum-seekers from Syria and Afghanistan who had "only been in Germany for a few weeks" were briefly held by police in connection with the on New Year's Eve sex attacks .
  • Marshawn Lynch one step closer to return with Seahawks

    Marshawn Lynch one step closer to return with Seahawks

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    Lynch returned to team headquarters on Monday after spending the last several weeks doing rehabilitation with a trainer in the Bay Area. Football is a fickle sport, and never was that more true than the moment Seattle fans found themselves pining more for Thomas Rawls than Lynch.
  • Donald Trump smears Hillary Clinton: "She went after the women very strongly"

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    The Republican contender has additionally called former president Clinton a "degenerate" and "one of the great abusers of the world", referring to the sex scandals involving White House intern Monica Lewinsky and Paula Jones. He later addressed another campaign event in Exeter, New Hampshire. Bill Clinton's longstanding ability to raise money will also be an asset in the weeks ahead, with fundraisers on the calendar in New York , Seattle, Phoenix, Albuquerque, N.M., Cleveland and ...
  • Netflix documentary 'Making a Murderer' casts doubt on legal process

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    Since Netflix released the 10-part series, which argues that the Manitowoc County law enforcement framed Avery for murder, innumerable questions have arisen surrounding his case. Also Tuesday, the prosecutor who brought the Avery case to trial, Ken Kratz, told ABC's "Good Morning America" that "Making a Murderer" leaves out key evidence that supported Avery's conviction.
  • Scott Walker Won't Pardon 'Making a Murderer' Convict Steven Avery

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    Allegations of police misconduct are also a thread tying the 10 parts together. According to Milwaukee magazine , Mathiesen went on to marry Avery's ex-brother-in-law, Peter Dassey, while Avery struck up a relationship behind bars with Sandy Greenman, who is featured in " Making a Murderer ".
  • Making a Murderer creators drop bombshell about juror in Steven Avery case

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    The petition has collected more than 19,000 signatures as of Monday morning, but still needs 81,000 more by January 19 to receive an official White House response. In an interview with Wisconsin's Fox 11 News, he said, "I believe there to be 80 to 90 percent of the physical evidence, the forensic evidence, that ties Steven Avery to this murder never to have been presented in this documentary".
  • Oakland Raiders File Application To Move To Los Angeles

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    Home markets with teams eyeing Los Angeles were asked to submit stadium proposals last week, and Oakland sent a letter to the NFL asking for time to come up with a concrete stadium proposal. The city and county still owe nearly $100 million on the project, while the Coliseum does not generate as much revenue for the Raiders as other teams are getting from newer stadiums.
  • Obama unveils new gun control laws in emotional speech

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    Sen. Chris Murphy (D, Conn.) said on Tuesday that President Obama's  executive actions  are important for  victim's  families and survivors of the Sandy Hook Shooting. Finally, the President is pushing for increased mental health education and treatment, vowing to put $500 million towards expanding the mental health system.
  • Obama-Seinfeld show: 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' airs

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    Entering the Oval Office through a side door,  Seinfeld  makes himself at home as  Obama  finishes up some paperwork. The pair then hopped into the vehicle and drove around-the property, that is- and had some friendly banter. Nevertheless, before their  coffee  was over, the president took some time to pitch Obamacare. "I could call a nuclear submarine from right here, I bet you don't have that",  Obama  boasts as the two admire the interior.