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Saba Ismael, a visitor to the theme park where the tree has been displayed, said it "represents love and peace". "I wish all Iraqi Christians could return to Iraq and live normal and peaceful lives". The number of Christians still living in Iraq is now thought to be as low as 200,000. Some Christians have managed to return to villages outside of Mosul that have been retaken by Iraqi forces, only to find that their homes and churches have been ransacked.
  • Donald Trump presidency: Public split on expectations, poll says

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    Only about a third of American -34 percent - think Trump will be a good or very good president. Expectations for Trump sharply differ between the two parties. Trump from having conflicts of interest, seven in 10 do not. 60% think it's necessary for him to release his returns, including majorities of Democrats and independents.
  • Blame classroom surfing for poor test scores

    Blame classroom surfing for poor test scores

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    Surfing the Internet in the classroom may lead to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated students, a new study has warned. Motivation to succeed in class was measured by an online survey sent to each participant when the semester was over. Although internet can be equally helpful as learning from first-hand information, it can depict negative impacts on students in case of abuse.
  • More than 670K Americans sign-up for Obamacare in single day

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    At the federal exchange, the administration said signups through Dec. 10 exceeded last year's by 250,000, though its performance through the mid-December deadline will shed light on whether the administration can draw new customers and meet its target of 13.8 million people by January 31 - compared to 12.7 million who initially signed up for 2016.
  • Armed police storm Tube train over reports of passenger wielding knife

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    There is no service between Leytonstone in east London and White City in west London. Commuters described it as a "nightmare commute", and reported seeing police with guns "screaming "move" on a tube platform. The Met Police said it isn't aware of an ongoing incident its officers are involved in. British Transport Police (BTP) stated they received a report of a knifeman at Bank Station at 5.11pm local time (3.11am AEDT), The Daily Mail reports .
  • Papa,mia vecchiaia sia feconda e gioiosa

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    Subito dopo, Bergoglio ha voluto festeggiare con i senza fissa dimora che dormono attorno al Vaticano facendo colazione con loro nella mensa della sua residenza di Casa Santa Marta. "E' un colpo! Ma quando uno la pensa come una tappa della vita che è per dare gioia, saggezza, speranza, uno ricomincia a vivere". Pregate perché la mia sia così: tranquilla, religiosa e feconda.
  • Bail bid for Taunton Royal Marine convicted of Taliban murder

    Bail bid for Taunton Royal Marine convicted of Taliban murder

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    The Telegraph newspaper reports Sergeant Blackman's wife said if he were to be released on bail today it would be "the best Christmas ever" and remarked she was "cautiously optimistic" this would be the case. But judges chose to postpone their decision until Wednesday saying they needed more time to look at evidence around Blackman's mental health. The 42-year-old former Sergeant, from Brighton, is not due to appear in person this afternoon (Friday 16 December) although his wife Claire ...
  • Man who was wrongly imprisoned for 31 years gets $75 in compensation

    Man who was wrongly imprisoned for 31 years gets $75 in compensation

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    His lawyer, Jack Lowery , said his client had suffered enough and justice would not be served via receiving compensation alone. Mr McKinney's attempt to be exonerated has been mired in red tape , although his record has been cleared. It is the second time Mr McKinney has applied to be exonerated. Exoneration claims in Tennessee have only been paid out two times since 2003. And a member of the board, Patsy Bruce , once said she was still not sure he was innocent and voted against his ...
  • U of L's Pinto to become UC president

    U of L's Pinto to become UC president

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    He was named interim executive vice president and provost in May 2015 by Ramsey, who said at the time that Pinto is "passionate about teaching students in new ways". Interim President Beverly Davenport accepted an offer to be chancellor of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, but she won't begin that job until March 1.
  • Dems Warm To The Idea Of An Obamacare Replacement

    Dems Warm To The Idea Of An Obamacare Replacement

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    Senator Cory Gardner (R-OH) told Politico there are seven Senate Democrats that will face political pressure to work with Republicans, including Senators Heidi Heitkamp (ND), Joe Manchin (WV), Joe Donnelly (IN), Jon Tester (MT) and Claire McCaskill (MO).