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31 Dec 2016
Iraqi forces are facing fierce resistance from Islamic State militants in southern Mosul on their second day of a renewed push to take back the city after fighting stalled for several weeks.
30 Dec 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin decided against a tit-for-tat retaliation for outgoing President Barack Obama’s expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats from the U.S. over cyberattacks allegedly backed by the Kremlin and aimed at interfering with the 2016 election campaign.
30 Dec 2016
The United States expelled 35 Russian diplomats in response to hacking attacks during the U.S. elections.
30 Dec 2016
Last month's US election wasn't just about choosing a new president. Votes were also held on the use of marijuana. Four more states chose to allow recreational use of the drug.
30 Dec 2016
A pilot and passenger are killed when their single-engine plane plummets into a residential area near Daytona Beach, Florida, narrowly missing several houses.
30 Dec 2016
The Obama administration will announce sanctions against Russian officials and state institutions in retaliation for hacking Democratic Party e-mails in an attempt to interfere with the 2016 presidential election
30 Dec 2016
At least 40 people, including several children, are killed in air strikes targeting rebel-held territory in the suburbs of the Syrian capital, Damascus, including a strike that hit a school.
29 Dec 2016
Bloomberg's Ben Brody reports on President-Elect Donald Trump's tweets and the GOP's plans to repeal Obamacare.
29 Dec 2016
Australian police say they have seized $A360 million ($259 million) worth of cocaine in two major drug busts, bringing down a cocaine syndicate.
29 Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump says wireless carrier Sprint Corp will bring 5,000 jobs back to the United States and OneWeb, a new company, will be hiring 3,000 people.
29 Dec 2016
Thirteen people are dead after a bus plunged off a cliff while driving down a steep road in central Peru.
29 Dec 2016
Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry discusses his vision for peace between Israel and Palestine, just days after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu harshly criticized the US for failing to veto a UN resolution criticizing Jewish settlements in Palestinian lands.

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