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Iran kicks off ground forces drill on coast of Gulf of Oman


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Nearly 500,000 wake up with no power after Christmas Eve storm batters east coast


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UN: At least 120 migrants intercepted off Libya’s coast


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Snow piling up as ‘serious storm’ takes aim at East Coast


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Ivory Coast leader says Soro must face full force of the law

Ivory Coast leader says Soro must face full force of the lawIvory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Saturday said former rebel leader and presidential candidate Guillaume Soro was not above the law and would face justice for allegedly seeking to destabilize the country. Soro this week canceled plans to return to Ivory Coast after the authorities issued a warrant for his arrest as part of an investigation into an alleged coup plot that has seen more than 15 people close to him detained. In his first comments on the case, Ouattara said at a news conference in Abidjan that anyone “involved in destabilizing the country, must face the full force of the law”.



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Japan police find human remains in boat suspected from North Korea: Coast Guard

Japan police find human remains in boat suspected from North Korea: Coast GuardJapanese police found the remains of at least five people in a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan’s outlying islands on Saturday, a Coast Guard official said. Police made the discovery in the wooden boat’s stem around 9:30 a.m. (0030 GMT) on Saturday on Sado island, which is off the coast of Japan’s northwestern prefecture of Niigata, Coast Guard official Kei Chinen said.



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Great white shark weighing 998 pounds detected on Florida coast twice before the holidays

Great white shark weighing 998 pounds detected on Florida coast twice before the holidaysA week before Christmas, Ironbound, a 12-foot, 4-inch great white shark, pinged, according to its Ocearch tracker. He weighs a whopping 998 pounds.



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16th-century anchors found off Mexican coast offer clues into Spanish conquest

16th-century anchors found off Mexican coast offer clues into Spanish conquestArchaeologists have discovered two iron ship anchors off Mexico’s Gulf Coast that they say date back 500 years and could have belonged to Spaniard Hernan Cortes’ fleet, which landed in 1519 before overthrowing the Aztec empire. The anchors, found on the ocean floor near the former Spanish settlement of Villa Rica in southeastern Veracruz state, are well preserved and resemble those made in the 1500s, Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) said on Monday.



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US accuses Russian spy ship of 'unsafe' maneuvers off US east coast for sailing with no warning lights, ignoring other ships, and risking a crash

US accuses Russian spy ship of 'unsafe' maneuvers off US east coast for sailing with no warning lights, ignoring other ships, and risking a crashIt is entirely normal for Russian surveillance ships to patrol international waters, but the erratic behavior of the Viktor Leonov this week is not.



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Russian spy ship operating in 'unsafe manner' off southeastern US coast, military says

Russian spy ship operating in 'unsafe manner' off southeastern US coast, military saysThe military is tracking a Russian spy ship operating in an "unsafe manner" along the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida coast.



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