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Turns out Bart was hanging out on her shoulders when Glawe thought he started attacking her head. Most people don't expect their pets to send them to the emergency room, but that's exactly what happened to one OR woman. "He acted like nothing even happened and was totally chill", Glawe said. Both Glawe and Bart are doing just fine now. Glawe said that doctors at Portland Adventist Hospital treated the reptile dysfunction by numbing her ear and using "stringing to pull and stretch it out ...
  • Body of seventh victim found in Italy hotel avalanche

    Body of seventh victim found in Italy hotel avalanche

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    Heavy machinery, including an excavator, has reached the disaster site northeast of Rome but crews hadn't decided whether to use it yet given the risk that it could collapse snow and walls on top of the 23 people still underneath. One survivor, Georgia Galassi, was released from hospital in Pescara on Monday to be reunited with her family in the town of Giulianova on the Adriatic.
  • Trump's Press Secretary Slams Media Over Inauguration Crowd Size Coverage

    Trump's Press Secretary Slams Media Over Inauguration Crowd Size Coverage

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    But this is not the case. Spicer also threw out some statistics about the DC Metro. Sometimes the people who make games say certain things will happen in them, even when those things sound too good to be true. He spent most of his speech, however, discrediting the press for accurately reporting crowd size at his ceremony. In fact, PBS has put out a time-lapse video of the National Mall on inauguration day, and one can clearly see that the space between the Capitol and the Washington ...
  • El Chapo arrives in the USA for more charges

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    U.S. Attorney Robert Capers spoke at a press conference about the joint prosecution with the U.S. attorney in Miami. An indictment in NY accuses him of running a massive drug operation that employed thousands of people, laundered billions of dollars in profits back to Mexico and used hit men to carry out murders, kidnappings and acts of torture.
  • N.Korea reiterates threat to test intercontinental missile

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    In a column Thursday, responding to the global outcry following the revelation of North Korea possessing new missiles, North Korea's state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun warned the United States to not protest the new missile launches. South Korean intelligence agencies reported that North Korea was transporting suspected ICBM parts , according to South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo .
  • Dan Evans Stuns Marin Cilic After Buying His Own Kit

    Dan Evans Stuns Marin Cilic After Buying His Own Kit

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    Dan Evans sealed the biggest win of his career by knocking out seventh-seed Marin Cilic in the Australian Open second round. Last week, he recorded his first victory over a top-10 opponent when he beat Dominic Thiem and went on to reach his first tour final at the Sydney International before losing to Gilles Muller .
  • China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

    China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

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    The confrontation between the United States President-elect Donald Trump and the Chinese government over Taiwan appears to be worsening, as the mainland urged the U.S. This week, China announced it would allow foreign companies to launch IPOs on its stock exchanges, and last month it said some foreign firms could operate fully-owned subsidiaries, rather than joint ventures, in sectors including rail transportation equipment and motorcycles.
  • 'Strong' quake in Rome, central Italy

    'Strong' quake in Rome, central Italy

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    While the epicenter was 90 kilometers northeast of Rome , the quake was felt strongly in the capital, sending people running from buildings in a panic. "When that happens, you get a new series of earthquakes", Spagna said. The first quake measured a magnitude of 5.4 and was 60 miles north of Rome , the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre confirmed.
  • Ban on bull-taming sport is sub judice, says Modi

    Ban on bull-taming sport is sub judice, says Modi

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    Jallikattu is a popular bull-taming sport celebrated mainly in Tamil Nadu every year, during the Pongal festival, on Mattu Pongal day. Backing the student community, various universities have declared holidays. Hundreds of college students and others sat through the night at the Marina beach after talks with two state ministers failed January 17. The police have tried to get the crowd to disperse, but to no avail.
  • Iraq military: Troops have "full control" of eastern Mosul

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    Earlier this week, federal-police forces retook portions of the southeast river bank and captured a highway that linked Mosul to Kirkuk, a city to the southeast. "We haven't seen extremely widespread destruction, we've not seen as many displaced people as the aid agencies were fearing", he said. A second statement said the CTS had also seized al-Muhandiseen district, almost 3 miles further northwest, which lies a short distance from the river.
  • Xi's speech in Davos receives warm applause

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    The US president-elect, who assumes office on Friday, has threatened trade wars with Mexico and China over recent weeks, and even cast aspersions on the European Union as "vehicle for Germany" that is on the brink of collapse. Police spokesman Christoph Gnaegi said those taken in by police were later released. Trump infuriated Chinese leaders last month when he spoke with Taiwan's leader, and he has continued to leave open the US's "One China " policy, which states that Taiwan is part of ...
  • Sea Shepherd Spots Dead Whale on Japanese Ship in Australian Sanctuary

    Sea Shepherd Spots Dead Whale on Japanese Ship in Australian Sanctuary

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    These are the first photographs documenting the Japanese whalers' killing of whales since the International Court of Justice ruled their whaling program illegal in 2014, and the Australian Federal Court found the Japanese whaling industry in contempt for killing protected whales in the Australian Whale Sanctuary .
  • Report warns Trump against scrapping Iran nuclear deal

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    Mr. Trump has said he wants to renegotiate the deal, which lifted global sanctions against Tehran in exchange for limiting Iran's nuclear program. Since January 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency has verified on six occasions that Iran was complying with its JCPOA obligations, the International Crisis Group found.
  • Trump attacks Rep. Lewis, who said he wasn't 'legitimate president'

    Trump attacks Rep. Lewis, who said he wasn't 'legitimate president'

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    While slamming Lewis in his tweets, Trump said Georgia's Fifth Congressional District, which the congressman represents, is in "horrible shape and falling apart (not to mention crime infested)". "I don't see the president-elect as a legitimate president ". Rep. John Lewis spoke to NBC journalist Chuck Todd about the state of American politics going forward under a Trump Administration.
  • High Court to hear British Brexit escape route case

    High Court to hear British Brexit escape route case

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    The UK can not negotiate bilateral trade deals as a current member of the European Union , but Britain's split from the political and economic bloc may allow Fox to pursue free-trade agreements with non-EU countries. "Through our new bilateral trade dialogue, we will push for greater global trade liberalisation and reform, share expertise, and identify ways to strengthen our own trade relationship".
  • Anil Kumble: MS Dhoni will always be a leader

    Anil Kumble: MS Dhoni will always be a leader

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    The former India captain, MS Dhoni emphasised on the need of fine kits in cricket. Dhoni didn't take names, but he could well have been referring to players like Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja, who weren't consistent initially but went on to establish themselves as key players in his tenure.
  • Abe and Duterte like to be 'more than friends'

    Abe and Duterte like to be 'more than friends'

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    Meeting for the second day in Duterte's hometown of Davao in the southern Philippines, the two leaders also touched on the issue of China's military buildup in the South China Sea, confirming a policy to resolve disputes under the rule of law, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.