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The eruption of Mount Anak Krakatau in South Lampung regency, Lampung, has stopped, according to the Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG). The alert level for the volcano remains at its second-highest - Level 3. A brief tsunami warning has been issued for the Philippines, as well as for the coasts of Indonesia and Palau, after a powerful 7.0 natural disaster hit the southern island of Mindanao.
  • Hanover airport on lockdown after 'car drove through barrier on the runway'

    Hanover airport on lockdown after 'car drove through barrier on the runway'

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    Local media report that the airport's terminals remain open to travellers. Police later added: "Police checks of the vehicle have been completed, no unsafe objects were found". The driver could have been on drugs as the incident unfolded, NDR said, adding that the quick on-site drug test was " positive ". They couldn't give further information about where he came from because he was not carrying an identity card.
  • Trump Threatens To Close Border If Democrats Won’t Give Him Wall

    Trump Threatens To Close Border If Democrats Won’t Give Him Wall

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    President Donald Trump says he's waiting for Democrats to come back to negotiate a deal to end a weeklong partial government shutdown that will nearly certainly extend into the new year. She said Democrats "will govern responsibly in stark contrast to this chaotic White House". "I am in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come on over and make a deal on Border Security", Mr.
  • Tourists killed in bus bombing near Egypt's Giza pyramids

    Tourists killed in bus bombing near Egypt's Giza pyramids

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    The bus was carrying a total of 15 Vietnamese tourists, according to Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the past two years, militant attacks against Christians in Egypt - usually targeting churches or buses carrying pilgrims to remote desert monasteries - have killed more than 100 people.
  • Trump lowers demand for border wall funding

    Trump lowers demand for border wall funding

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    The government shutdown , which has kept hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work, is expected to extend into the new year. Both sides have dug in, with Democrats refusing to provide $5 billion for the project and the president - who has made hardline immigration polices a centerpiece of his presidency - vowing he will not fully fund the government unless he gets the money.
  • 8-Year-Old Who Died in Border Control Custody Had the Flu

    8-Year-Old Who Died in Border Control Custody Had the Flu

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    He was later released after being diagnosed with a common cold and fever . He was discharged in the mid-afternoon with prescriptions for amoxicillin and Ibuprofen. Second, Border Patrol is working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement on available surge options for transportation to Family Residential Centers and supervised release, CBP said.
  • Sicily hit by magnitude 4.8 earthquake, leaving 30 injured

    Sicily hit by magnitude 4.8 earthquake, leaving 30 injured

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    Four people suffered light injuries, officials said. The quake was the region's strongest since Mount Etna erupted on Monday, spewing ash and forcing the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace. However, the chief of Italy's Civil Protection, Angelo Borrelli, has said there was reason to expect the volcanic activity on Etna to calm down soon.
  • California officer killed by man in U.S. illegally

    California officer killed by man in U.S. illegally

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    Police also arrested two accomplices who allegedly assisted Arriaga after he fled the scene of the shooting - his brother, Adrian Virgen , 25, and a co-worker, Erik Razo Quiroz , 35. "And a lot of law enforcement people that I don't know worked days and nights to make this happen", Reggie Singh said. Sheriff Adam Christianson shared in a news conference after the arrest that Arriaga had meant to flee to Mexico after the shooting.
  • Trump may use executive order to ban Huawei, ZTE purchases

    Trump may use executive order to ban Huawei, ZTE purchases

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    Huawei and ZTE declined to comment. However, it is expected that when it is released , the Commerce Department will use it as the excuse to ban the use of products by those two companies in the U.S. "This is actually tantamount to closing the door of openness on yourself, as well as the door of progress and fairness". Huawei was founded by a former officer in the People's Liberation Army but the company denies having any ties to the Chinese government, beyond complying with tax laws.
  • Trump In Iraq: No Rush To Replace Sec. James Mattis

    Trump In Iraq: No Rush To Replace Sec. James Mattis

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    Shanahan has never served in the military, but he was a top executive at Boeing Co . In his resignation letter , Mattis outlined divergences between himself and Trump and national security issues and noted that Trump should "have a Secretary of Defense whose views are better aligned with yours on these and other subjects".
  • Demanding wall money, Trump threatens to close Mexico border

    Demanding wall money, Trump threatens to close Mexico border

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    In a series of tweets, President Trump announced that his administration could be forced to seal America's U.S. -Mexico border if "obstructionist Democrats do not give us the money to finish the wall and also change the ridiculous immigration laws that our country is saddled with".