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It's the Taliban.
The U.S. Department of Defense said the attack was perpetrated by a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle.
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It’s Miss Philippines.
Steve Harvey announced that Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, had won. But Harvey had misread the card, and Miss Philippines, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, was the winner.
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It's about 1 million.
As of Dec. 21, some 972,500 people had crossed the Mediterranean Sea, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. In addition, the International Organization for Migration estimates more than 34,000 people have crossed into Bulgaria and Greece by land from Turkey, bringing the total to 1,005,504 people.
It was the first solar-powered rocket, which will enable astronauts to stay in space for longer periods of time.It’s a key step toward private spaceflight.It was a collaboration with competitor Blue Origin.It was commissioned by NASA.
It’s a key step toward private spaceflight.
The Falcon 9 rocket stage landed safely on the ground directly on target. SpaceX had gotten close before but never stuck the landing. Reusable rocket stages are a crucial step in making private space operations more cost effective, according to the company.
No one at the Waller County, Texas, jail will be indicted for the death of the 28-year-old. The grand jury will convene in January to review whether misdemeanor charges should be brought against the trooper who arrested Bland, the Associated Press reports.
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It’s South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham.
Graham on Monday said he was ending his campaign for the Republican nomination for president. Graham's campaign never gained major support in the crowded GOP field, and he is the fourth contender to drop out of the Republican race.
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It's Kansas, North Dakota, and Oklahoma.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said five people were identified as falling sick in those three states. The agency has not yet determined if the infections were related to the larger E. coli outbreak that infected 53 people in nine states starting in October.
The Parliament of Greece overwhelmingly approved a bill to open civil unions to same-sex couples on Tuesday.
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It's 10 months.
The average adult reads 300 words per minute. If we assume Santa’s a bit better than average (he is Santa, after all) and reads 450 words per minute, then it would take him about eight hours a day for about five months to check the list. Of course, he’s got to do it TWICE, so that’s 10 months of the year spent on paperwork. Check out more scientific Santa facts.