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PH, Japan, Indonesia to host 2023 FIBA World Cup

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Basketball aficionados all over the world now look forward to the staging of the 19th FIBA Basketball World Cup set to happen in 2023. The game venues considered for the 19th FIBA Basketball World Cup included: (1) the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan, which can accommodate 55,000 people; (2) the Smart Araneta Colisuem in Quezon City with a seating capacity of 25,000; (3) the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City which can hold as many as 15,000 people; and (4) the Philsports Arena in Pasig City ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo sets another footballing first with goal against Sevilla

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Real left back Marcelo added, "For me, Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world". Still, 51 in 57 games isn't too bad, we suppose. Toni Kroos finished off an excellent team move to make it 4-0 before teenage defender Achraf Hakimi grabbed his first senior goal on 43 minutes to leave Seville stunned before half-time. Read More »

Duterte sending Congress martial law extension request on December 11

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Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said a letter requesting the extension of military rule in the south would be transmitted today to Congress. Duterte placed the restive region of 22 million people under military rule on May 23 after Islamist militants took over parts of the southern Marawi City in what was the Philippines' biggest security crisis in years. Read More »

Israeli stabbed in apparent Jerusalem 'terror' attack

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One American flag was burned. The participants, in addition to chanting slogans against the USA, also condemned Arab support for the American country, declaring that Quds will remain Palestine's eternal capital. interests. Two Palestinians were killed in those airstrikes, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki called Trump's decision "illegal and illegitimate and null and void legally and politically", saying there would be no formal ... Read More »

Republicans Press FBI Director on Whether Agents Are Politically Biased

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Wray said he had never heard any of the officials listed by Gohmert discussing an anti-Trump agenda. "When you have a large number of people, it's much easier for us to provide victim notification when we have official or government or corporate accounts where we can contact the chief information security officer, and then they can communicate to all the people who are on that server", Mr. Read More »

Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday

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You know, fake reporters, fake sources". The report has fetched a laugh from Twitter users, with some noting that a love for TV and diet drinks was perhaps the only things USA citizens and Trump might have in common. However, Trump doesn't like being viewed as someone who watches so much TV to where it "reinforces the criticism that he is not taking the job seriously". Read More »

Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon

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Others, waving the Palestinian flag, chanted: "God Bless Jerusalem" and "America is the head of terrorism". The demonstrators tried to remove the barbed wire and climb over the barricade while throwing stones, at which point security forces responded with tear gas and water canons, injuring several demonstrators. Read More »

Trump Once Tried to Kiss Me

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It was a weird moment. "He said goodbye to me in an elevator while his security guy was there", Huddy remembers. Huddy told a story from over a decade ago that Trump took her to dinner and tried to kiss her afterward. "Now that I've matured, I look at things a little bit differently", she explained, "I still think that even if that happened I would've said something like, 'Woah, woah, woah, woah, ' but at the time I was a little shocked". Read More »

Nepal's leftist alliance 'winning'

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Instability has given rise to corruption, retarded growth and slowed recovery from a 2015 quake that killed 9,000 people. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the holding of the two-phased State and Federal elections and congratulates the people of Nepal for the peaceful conduct of the polls. Read More »

IDF Uncovers, Destroys Terror Tunnel in Israeli Territory

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He did not elaborate on how Israel knew Hamas was responsible for the tunnel, which he said reached to within 1km (0.6 miles) of the nearest Israeli civilian community. "The targets hit were a training compound and a weapons storage facility belonging to the terror organization Hamas", the IDF said in a statement. Three Israeli rockets were fired at Shaikh Zayed area in northern Gaza. Read More »

Montana firefighters head to Southern California

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The winds, which blow in hot and dry from the California desert, could reach 75 miles per hour (120 km per hour), authorities said . "When a tornado hits the Midwest, there's no stopping it", Bortisser said. The Lilac Fire has scorched 4,100 acres in San Diego County, destroying 65 structures and threatening 5,000 more. Three people were burned trying to escape the fire that continued to smolder Saturday. Read More »

Two dead, two injured after plane crashes into Clairemont home

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They attempted to land at a field near Lafayette Elementary school, but the high speeds at landing caused them to crash through a home. It was not immediately known if the person who was killed was on the ground or in the plane. The plane eventually moves out of sight as it reaches the home, and the video cuts to the chaotic scene at the home it crashed into. A neighbor, Richard King, told Fox 5 San Diego that he was on his roof putting up Christmas lights when he heard a loud explosion. Read More »

Trump demands, gets apology from a Washington Post reporter

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But an apology was apparently not enough, because Trump nearly immediately mischaracterized what Weigel had said and called for him to be fired from the Washington Post . Weigel's tweet also follows the recent retractions of a few major news stories about Trump, including a CNN story on Friday which incorrectly reported that Trump and his son, Donald Jr., had received access to Wikileaks' trove of Russia-hacked DNC emails before the organization made them public. Read More »

North Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games

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The increasing nuclear and missile capability of the North Korea is increasing missile capability and the nuclear which will be top the agenda, as per stated. "We do not wish for a war but shall not hide from it , and should the U.S. miscalculate our patience and light the fuse for a nuclear war, we will surely make the U.S. Read More »

Jordan Henderson has 'hardest job in football' captaining Liverpool, insists Jurgen Klopp

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The skipper was omitted from the starting XI for the 7-0 victory over Spartak Moscow on Wednesday as fans have begun to get on his back over his performances and actual value to the team. You can not bring him in only because of the armband. "I want to show how big and great this club and how much we can reach in the future if we really are ready to make the steps", he added. Read More »

State Department begins activating Trump's travel ban

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The justices, with two dissenting votes, had previously said that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts - meaning it could face further hurdles. The judges are expected to make a decision quickly, as requested by the high court. Mooppan pushed back at that assumption. "How am I to interpret that charitably?" Mooppan replied that the tweet wasn't about the substance of the proclamation. Read More »

Scotland's weather: MET office issue snow and ice warning

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There will also be brisk winds while paths and roads will be treacherous. Lowest temperatures for Ulster tonight are expected to be between -2 to -6 degrees in light to moderate easterly winds. Birmingham Airport has also warned passengers travelling on Sunday morning to allow more time for their journey and to check its website for updates. Read More »

$450m Da Vinci painting bound for Louvre Abu Dhabi

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The previous day The New York Times had itself identified the buyer as the little-known Saudi Arabian prince, Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, who is a close associate of the Crown Prince, the newspaper reported. In a 30-year deal worth a reported €1 billion ($1.18 billion), the French Louvre assists with exhibition management, offers advice and lends artworks to its Middle Eastern franchise. Read More »

Trump records robocall for Roy Moore ahead of Alabama special election

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We can't do it". She criticized Moore just days after The Washington Post reported he had had inappropriate relationships with teens when he was in his 30s. Those who vote for Busby were unlikely to cast ballots for Moore or Jones anyway. We've got a lot of them straightened out, but we do have - we really do - a rigged system in this country, and we have to change it. Read More »

'Anti-China chorus': Beijing enraged at Australian PM's claims of interference

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in Beijing he was "shocked" at what Turnbull had said. Turnbull added: "Media reports have suggested that the Chinese Communist Party has been working to covertly interfere with our media, our universities and even the decisions of elected representatives right here in this building. Read More »

Planned Parenthood under investigation by Justice Department

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The Center for Medical Progress published a series of explosive videos in 2015 revealing Planned Parenthood was harvesting and distributing aborted baby parts for researchers, setting in motion multiple congressional investigations and prompted a number of states to defund the abortion giant. Read More »

Leaders greet Sonia on birthday

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lambasted the Congress and listed all the abusive remark by the Opposition leaders in recent times. The Congress party also wished Gandhi. Yesterday, the PM, at an election rally said not just Mani Shankar Aiyar , even Congress president Sonia Gandhi has used the word " neech " against him, attributing what he called their "hatred" of him to his modest origins. Read More »

Winter Storm Benji in Photos

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East Coast. Snow showers will begin early Saturday , with the heaviest and steadiest arriving late in the afternoon and evening before tapering off. College Station, Texas, saw five inches of snow on Friday morning. The high temperature Saturday was expected to be 36 degrees in the city. The snowfall forecast remains in flux, however, with AccuWeather forecasters saying it may not be time to dust off those snow shovels quite yet. Read More »

FBI Director Christopher Wray Defends His Agency On Capitol Hill

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The president and his defenders have seized on the Strzok-Page matter to again attack the Russian Federation probe, with Trump tweeting over the weekend that the FBI's reputation was in tatters . In Thursday's hearing, Democrats sought to push the focus back on Trump's comments and actions, and the actions of members of his campaign previous year. Read More »

Senior UN official leaves North Korea after rare visit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump , meanwhile, have traded insults and engaged in escalating rhetoric in recent months. Pyongyang is seeking USA recognition as a nuclear weapons state. Both the UN delegation and the North Korean representatives acknowledged that Feltman's visit contributed to deepening the understanding between North Korea and the UN Secretariat, and both sides agreed to maintain communications through visits at different levels on a regular ... Read More »

War with Islamic State over, declares Iraq

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Iraqi and coalition officials have stressed that despite the declaration of military victories against the extremists, Iraq continues to be faced with significant security threats. The statement says "all Iraqi lands are liberated from terrorist Daesh gangs and our forces completely control the global Iraqi-Syrian borders". The IS had seized large swathes of Syria and Iraq in 2014, when it proclaimed a "caliphate" and imposed its rule over some 10 million people. Read More »

Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

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Snowfall is forecast to continue in parts of northwest England, the Midlands and Wales, with as much as 20cm (8in) predicted in some areas as Storm Caroline drags cold air across the country from Scandinavia. Around 18,000 homes across Scotland were affected by power cuts due to the weather, according to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, with power returned to the majority of affected homes by Friday evening. Read More »

White House: Donald Trump Will Undergo Physical Exam Early Next Year

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Trump noticeably mispronounced "states", when concluding an address to the nation on his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Trump noticeably slurred his final words, and people on Twitter started to theorize that he may have been wearing dentures or some other form of dental prosthetics. Read More »

Respect "establishment" of Jerusalem, says Pope in…

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In 2012, the Vatican called for "an internationally guaranteed special statute" for Jerusalem, aimed at "safeguarding the freedom of religion and of conscience, the identity and sacred character of Jerusalem as a Holy City, (and) respect for, and freedom of, access to its holy places". Read More »

Former WWE Champion Jinder Mahal tries his hands in cricket

WWE LIVE India Tour 2017 Results, Jinder Mahal vs Triphle H: Triple H vs Jinder Mahal is the headline event of the WWE Live India. Varun shared a couple of Instagram stories where he is seen enjoying a conversation with Triple H and Jinder Mahal before the match. Read More »

Abbas won't meet US Vice President Pence

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Clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinians West Bank on Friday; Israeli forces fired tear gas on the protesters, Killing two Palestinians and injuring more than 300 others. Israel has long considered Jerusalem its capital, though the worldwide community has declined for decades to recognize the city as such. "It demanded the Palestinian Authority end its continued reliance on negotiations and end security coordination with the occupier". Read More »