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Obama To Trump: Keep Russia Sanctions Separate From Nuclear Talks

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President Barack Obama urged President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to keep separate the issue of economic sanctions on Russia from the pursuit of talks to reduce nuclear stockpiles.

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Toddler Dies After Choking At Federal Building Day Care Center

A toddler died Tuesday after he choked on food he was eating at a day care center inside a federal building in D.C.

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Tuas Viaduct To Open On Feb 18; Tuas West MRT Extension To Open In Q2

SINGAPORE: The Tuas viaduct, a 4.8-km stretch linking Tuas South Avenue 3 to Tuas Road, will open on Feb 18 at 6am, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Thursday (Jan 19).

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Oic Sec-Gen Disappointed With Myanmar’s Leadership

KUALA LUMPUR – Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General Dr Yousef Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has voiced his disappointment over the new Myanmar government’s leadership which has failed to stop the continued violence against the Rohingya community in that country.

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CIA Unveils New Rules For Collecting Information On Americans

The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in McLean, Virginia, August 14, 2008. REUTERS/Larry Downing

The Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday unveiled revised rules for collecting, analyzing and storing information on American citizens, updating the rules for the information age and publishing them in full for the first time.

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North Korean ICBM Test Looking More Likely, Says South

Intelligence agencies believe they spotted missile parts being transported, according to South Korean media, after regime boasted of upcoming launch

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North Korea May Test-Launch ICBM Soon: South Korean Media

North Korea may be preparing to test-launch a new, upgraded prototype of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), South Korean media reported on Thursday, citing military sources.

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India School Bus Crash Kills 15 Students

The crash happened early in the morning on Thursday

At least 15 Indian children have been killed and 45 others injured after a school bus they were travelling in collided with a truck in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

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China Says Can Resolve Trade Disputes With New U.S. Government

Boeing Co's logo is seen above the front doors of its largest jetliner factory in Everett, Washington, U.S. January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Alwyn Scott

China and the United States can resolve any trade disputes through talks, the government said on Thursday, as a Chinese newspaper warned U.S. business could be targets for retaliation in any trade war ushered in by President-elect Donald Trump.

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