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Christmas stalemate in Washington over border wall, shutdown

The empty U.S. Capitol Rotunda is seen during a partial government shutdown in Washington, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Both sides in the long-running fight over funding President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall appear to have moved toward each other, but a shutdown of one-fourth of the federal government entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) ...

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Mariah Carey looking for performance takers after Aspen getaway with twins, boyfriend Bryan Tanaka

Queen Of Christmas, Mariah Carey performs her holiday smash hits at the Beacon Theatre on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Getty) It may not be too late to book Christmas queen Mariah Carey for your holiday party! The diva’s team has been seeking private parties for Carey to play, and recently sent out an email blast alerting p.r. pros and ...

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Seahawks clinch NFC playoff spot with win over Chiefs

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes under pressure from Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston, left, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Seattle. (Associated Press) Count the NFC West’s Seattle Seahawks among this year’s NFL postseason participants. Thanks to quarterback Russell Wilson’s 2-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 7:31 left — ...

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Sacha Baron Cohen: Planned Ben Carson takedown fell apart after White House pulled the plug

Sacha Baron Cohen said he almost added Ben Carson, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, to his roster of high-profile figures he pranked on his controversial comedy series “Who is America?” (Getty, File) Sacha Baron Cohen almost added Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson to his roster of high-profile figures he pranked on his controversial comedy series ...

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Tsunami kills at least 222 in Indonesia, sweeps band off stage after volcano eruption

A tsunami struck Indonesia virtually without warning, killing at least 222 people, sweeping away members of a pop band performing on a beach. Hundreds of homes and other buildings were “heavily damaged” when the tsunami set off by an eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano hit late Saturday around the Sunda Strait, Reuters reported. Thousands of residents were forced to ...

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Indonesia pop band Seventeen's members dead or missing after tsunami slams stage during performance

Members of the Indonesian pop band Seventeen are seen in a publicity photo. (Instagram) An Indonesian pop band lost its bass player and road manager after a tsunami struck the beach where the band was performing Saturday night, according to reports. In a news release, the band named Seventeen confirmed the deaths of bassist  M. Awal Purbani, also known as Bani, ...

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US envoy to anti-IS coalition quits over Trump's Syria move

FILE – In this June 7, 2017 file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. McGurk has resigned in protest to President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, joining Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in an administration exodus of experienced national ...

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