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It’s So Cold Throughout Much of the Country, the Postal Service Will Not Deliver Mail in Many States

It’s So Cold Throughout Much of the Country, the Postal Service Will Not Deliver Mail in Many StatesA "record arctic air mass" is bringing dangerously low temperatures



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Venezuela Now Has Two Presidents Dueling for Control of Country

Venezuela Now Has Two Presidents Dueling for Control of CountryGuaido has the backing of the people, thousands of whom took to the streets Wednesday, along with a host of foreign governments, led by the U.S., Canada and Brazil, that recognized the congressman as the rightful head of state. This makes Guaido’s claim to power, for now at least, largely symbolic — part of his bid to ratchet up pressure on Maduro to step down. The question is whether the military brass will finally break ties with Maduro and demand a transition.



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Chile earthquake: Magnitude 6.7 quake rocks north of country

Chile earthquake: Magnitude 6.7 quake rocks north of countryA magnitude- 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north Chile, causing buildings to shake and fears of a possible tsunami. It reportedly caused homes to rattle, as well as minor damage to old buildings and power outages in the nearby coastal city of La Serena – a popular beach town about 250 miles north of Santiago. Chilean mining group Antofagasta Plc said operations were continuing as normal at its Los Pelambres copper mine following the nearby earthquake.



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US approved thousands of requests to bring child brides into country over the last decade

US approved thousands of requests to bring child brides into country over the last decadeIn one of those cases, a 49-year-old man applied to admit a 15-year-old child bride into the US. The are no set minimum age requirements under the Immigration and Nationality Act. The data obtained by the Associated Press, however, prompts scrutiny on whether the immigration system is enabling forced marriages, and how American laws are exacerbating the problem despite its attempts to curb child and forced marriages.



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Australia FM says country assessing resettlement push for Saudi woman in Thailand

Australia FM says country assessing resettlement push for Saudi woman in ThailandAustralia’s foreign minister Thursday declined to say how long it will take to consider a UN request to resettle a young Saudi woman who fled her family, as the 18-year-old’s plight sparked a topless protest in Sydney and debate among Saudis over their country’s restrictive “guardianship” laws. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun’s attempt to flee the ultra-conservative kingdom has become a cause celebre for rights groups since the 18-year-old landed in Bangkok from Kuwait last weekend. Thai authorities threatened to deport her but with the help of activists, diplomats and a hastily opened Twitter account Qunun launched an impassioned asylum campaign.



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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country vs. 2019 Ford F-150 Limited vs. 2019 Ram 1500 Limited

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country vs. 2019 Ford F-150 Limited vs. 2019 Ram 1500 Limited



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Democrats say Trump 'plunging country into chaos'

Democrats say Trump 'plunging country into chaos'US Democratic leaders charged Monday that President Donald Trump was “plunging the country into chaos” with multiple crises and said he was offering no way to end a government shutdown. Nancy Pelosi, who takes over next month as House speaker, and Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Republican-led Senate, complained that White House aides were giving inconsistent messages on what Trump would accept to restart the government. “It’s Christmas Eve and President Trump is plunging the country into chaos,” the two said in a joint statement.



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A Tsunami Has Killed Hundreds in Indonesia. Here's What to Know About the Latest Deadly Natural Disaster to Hit the Country

A Tsunami Has Killed Hundreds in Indonesia. Here's What to Know About the Latest Deadly Natural Disaster to Hit the Country"We just don't know how unstable the volcano is," says one expert



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Rep. Schiff: Cohen revelations 'deeply compromising' for Trump and our country

Rep. Schiff: Cohen revelations 'deeply compromising' for Trump and our countryThe incoming chair of the House Intelligence Committee responds to a significant week of revelations from the investigations into President Trump.



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Ukraine Bans Military Age Russian Men From Entering the Country Due to ‘Threat of Full Scale War’

Ukraine Bans Military Age Russian Men From Entering the Country Due to ‘Threat of Full Scale War’The new restrictions on Russian immigration, which includes a complete ban on Russian men ages 16 to 60 entering the country, comes just days after Russian warships fired on and ultimately seized a number of Ukrainian vessels in the Kerch Strait off the coast of Crimea. “As of today, the entrance of foreigners is limited, first of all for citizens of Russia,” Petro Tsygykal, the head of state border guard service, told Poroshenko Friday, according to a statement on the official presidential website.



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