• Turkey Says Soldiers Killed in Syrian Airstrike

    Turkey Says Soldiers Killed in Syrian Airstrike

    He told reporters that the alleged air strike won't affect the Turkish army's determination to clear northern Syria of "terrorist groups". In a statement the Turkish military said they were evacuated from the area. Their intervention has been against both ISIS and Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) forces. The bodies of the three dead have been moved to Turkey's border province of Gaziantep.

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  • Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times

    Asked about investigations in that interview, he said, "I'm going to think about it". "We want to hear from you". "And I want to focus on - all of these other things that we've been talking about". Reporters at The New York Times tweeted details from a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump as it happened Tuesday, contrasting it with an off-the-record session Trump held a day earlier with leaders at the top television networks.

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  • Kate Middleton Stuns In 2 Gorgeous Dresses In 1 Day In London

    Kate Middleton Stuns In 2 Gorgeous Dresses In 1 Day In London

    We can only imagine how awesome it must have been for Knapton to hear her son speak those words. Middleton was seen emotionally hugging Ceri Knapton , a mom who broke down in tears while her 13-year-old son, Ethan, talked to the royal about his battle with autism and Asperger's syndrome.

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  • Donald Trump picks fierce critic Nikki Haley for United Nations job

    Donald Trump picks fierce critic Nikki Haley for United Nations job

    Nikki Haley, the 44-year-old governor of SC, admonished Trump during the primary elections for his "irresponsible talk" and his failure to condemn white supremacists. Haley would succeed Obama's United Nations envoy, Samantha Power , in the position. American media reports were quick to point out her lack of direct foreign policy experience , though Haley has had her share of diplomatic dealings as governor.

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  • Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Japan

    Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Japan

    On Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said a 7.3-magnitude natural disaster has hit the eastern part of the country's coast near the province of Fukushima and issued a tsunami warning. Yesterday, tsunami waves were recorded along the coast. The magnitude 7.4 quake struck in the same region that was devastated by a tsunami in 2011, killing some 18,000 people.

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  • Trump picks school voucher proponent Betsy DeVos as education secretary

    On Twitter, Randi Weingarten of the AFT called DeVos "the most ideological, anti-public ed nominee since the creation of the Dept of education [sic]". DeVis serves as the chair of the Windquest Group , an investment and management firm. DeVos' leadership in the area of education reaches back decades, and continues today , as she serves as chair of the Alliance for School Choice , American Federation for Children and the Great Lakes Education Project .

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  • Pakistan holds military exercise close to Indian border

    The adviser said Pakistan would continue responding effectively to India's provocation at the LoC. Pakistani authorities last week lodged protests with India as well as with the United Nations military observers over targeting of civilian populations as the civilian death toll from Indian shelling has risen to at least 26 in the past few weeks.

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  • Offshore quake causes tsunamis, nuclear worries in Japan

    Calling Tuesday's tremor an aftershock of the 2011 quake, which caused a devastating tsunami, damaged nuclear reactors and killed over 15,000 people in the country, The Japan Meteorological Agency also warned that another quake of a similar scale might occur within a week.

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  • Wayne State University officer dies from gunshot wound

    Wayne State University officer dies from gunshot wound

    Betty Evans, the apartments' manager, said she called the police after arguing with the suspect because he did not reside there and wouldn't leave. "The officer was trying to get his hands behind his back", Evans said. In that incident, according to Wayne County court records, Davis was charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, two counts of assault with a unsafe weapon, assaulting, resisting a police officer and obstructing; and malicious destruction of ...

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  • Trump taps Gov. Nikki Haley for ambassador to UN

    On Twitter, Randi Weingarten of the AFT called DeVos "the most ideological, anti-public ed nominee since the creation of the Dept of education [sic]". Lamar Alexander said the Senate's education committee would move swiftly on the nomination in January. In 2014, Mother Jones called the DeVos clan " the new Kochs ", as they have sought to "defund the left and bring down labor in MI".

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  • Red Kettle Campaign Kicks Off in Wilkes-Barre

    Red Kettle Campaign Kicks Off in Wilkes-Barre

    Bell ringing began Saturday at Super One Foods and L&M Fleet Supply in Hibbing. There are six kettles around Blackfoot: Walgreens, Cal-Stores, Kesler's Market, Ridleys, and two kettles at Walmart. "It's certainly a possibility", he acknowledged. "We don't make them feel bad about it either". Scotiabank is again generously donating to this community project.

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  • Judge Rules Against Fenwick's Bid To Overturn Playoff Loss

    Judge Rules Against Fenwick's Bid To Overturn Playoff Loss

    Officials had flagged Fenwick for intentional grounding and mistakenly gave Plainfield North an untimed down, which allowed for a game tying field goal that ended with Plainfield North winning in overtime. "I understand that it will be hard to find the silver lining in this particular situation, but I do hope that Fenwick takes pride in all they accomplished today and this season".

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  • House GOP nominates Ryan for Speaker

    House GOP nominates Ryan for Speaker

    Ryan needs the votes of the majority of House members in January in order to win another term as House speaker . Labrador is in a clear minority among House Republicans-Ryan (R-Wis.) enjoys broad support among the GOP rank-and-file-but his qualms reflect ongoing discomfort over how Ryan's brand of Republican politics will meld with Trump's.

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  • Presidential turkey pardons expected for Tater and Tot

    Presidential turkey pardons expected for Tater and Tot

    Obama's nephews Austin and Aaron Robinson were present at the event. "They still believe in bad puns, they still appreciate the grandeur of this occasion, they still have hope". With free rein on the jokes, the president did not hold back. The turkey has been an animal utilized by humans for hundreds of years for both its meat and feathers.

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  • Navjot Singh Sidhu, Pargat Singh may join Congress

    Navjot Singh Sidhu, Pargat Singh may join Congress

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leadership, including its supremo Arvind Kejriwal, was left red-faced during a rally at Nihalsinghwala in the district when AAP workers protested against the party's decision to field Gurbinder Singh Kang from Baghapurana, reportedly under pressure from senior party leader HS Phoolka.

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  • Alibaba Cloud to open four new data centers

    Alibaba Cloud to open four new data centers

    Yu told Gulf News a year ago that Dubai was the best place to do business as a center in the Middle East and North Africa area and the company would extend from that base. Alibaba Cloud is forecast to take 7.8 per cent of that market, while leading players Amazon .com, Microsoft , IBM and Alphabet are expected to account for 69.1 per cent.

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  • AWCON: Arsenal Ladies striker spurs Nigeria past Mali

    AWCON: Arsenal Ladies striker spurs Nigeria past Mali

    Nigeria are defending African champions. Nigeria are now top of Group B with three points but on a better goal aggregate, having thrashed poor Mali 6-0 in their opening match, and they need only three more points against Ghana today to be guaranteed a place in the tournament's semi-finals.

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  • Interesting: Guardiola made shocking revelation about Yaya Toure

    That's not because Toure scored twice despite being exiled from the first team by manager Pep Guardiola , but because one City fans ran onto the pitch to celebrate while carrying a young girl believed to be his daughter. As players we need to take responsibility first. It's only with Toure apologizing - and asking Dimitri Seluk to let off - that he was allowed back in the team.

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  • Don't postpone Ondo poll - Election Monitor

    Don't postpone Ondo poll - Election Monitor

    In the speech titled, "The urgent need for postponing the Ondo State governorship election date to avoid inevitable crises", Abdulsalam said that if the commission refused to postpone the election, they would take further steps in the shortest time.

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  • Lower-than-expected Government borrowing boosts Hammond before Autumn Statement

    Britain's budget deficit was 4 percent of GDP past year, down from 10 percent at the height of the financial crisis but still more than nearly all other big economies. INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING Hammond backs a targeted approach to investment and has suggested that, for now, he favors small infrastructure projects over bigger projects such as new high-speed railway lines or power stations, which require more time to start.

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  • Kanye West hospitalized in Los Angeles

    According to reports, the police responded to a call for a welfare check on the Golddigger hitmaker - but he wasn't home at the time. Now it has emerged he has been put under observation at a Los Angeles area hospital, according to NBC News .

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  • Duterte to declare disputed area a no-fishing zone for all

    Duterte to declare disputed area a no-fishing zone for all

    In a meeting with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima, Peru on Saturday, Xi said the sea should be turned into a symbol of cooperation. "Territorial ownership and sovereignty will be set aside in the meantime until a solution is in sight in the future". China and the Philippines should also encourage non-governmental groups to participate in cooperation, facilitate the convergence of the two nations' interests ...

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  • Cooper, Democrats pressuring Gov. McCrory to concede

    In the days since, they have also launched dozens of challenges to vote results across the state. McCrory has turned those concerns about voting rights into a centerpiece of his challenge, claiming that voter fraud occurred in as many as 52 of the state's 100 counties, according to Raleigh's News & Observer McCrory has alleged that ineligible felons cast ballots, that handwriting similarities suggest some people voted a couple of times , and that votes were cast by dead people .

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  • Opening weekend deer harvest down almost 5 percent

    Opening weekend deer harvest down almost 5 percent

    Preliminary totals from the state Department of Natural Resources show 68,756 deer were taken on Saturday - down from 76,223 on opening day previous year. Gun deer license sales suggest far fewer hunters took to the woods on opening day this year. By 4 p.m. Friday, hunters had purchased 533,502 licenses, down from 550,756 in 2015.

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  • Two Russian Soldiers Detained by Ukraine Near Crimean Border

    Nov 22 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Ukraine's detention of two Russian soldiers near the border with Crimea was "a provocation". The incident added to tensions between Russia and Ukraine, after the annexation of Crimea, Russian support of insurgents in eastern Ukraine and earlier in November, the arrest in Crimea of several Ukrainian citizens accused of plotting acts of sabotage against Russia.

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  • China State Media Warn Trump Against Renouncing Free Trade Deals

    China State Media Warn Trump Against Renouncing Free Trade Deals

    China's deals of choice include the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which excludes the United States but includes other major Asian economies like India (which is not an APEC member), and the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), an APEC initiative that's been around in its current form for at least a decade, but has been around as an idea for decades.

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  • Qatari tourists robbed in car arriving in Paris

    Qatari tourists robbed in car arriving in Paris

    Earlier this year Kim Kardashian fled France after she was held up inside her Paris flat and robbed of millions of pounds worth of jewellery. Paris police has launched an investigation after the driver of the Bentley reported the robbery.

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  • What is 'thunderstorm asthma' and what to do if you have it?

    What is 'thunderstorm asthma' and what to do if you have it?

    Paramedics had to deal with around 1900 triple-zero calls between 6pm and 11pm - 1600 more than usual. The symptoms of thunderstorm asthma can occur quickly and include shortness of breath, chest tightness, coughing and wheezing. "Many experiencing the same thing may never have had asthma before, so are freaking out 'cause they don't know why they can't breathe". It was overflowing with patients who needed urgent medical attention.

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  • Iraqi forces push on against IS in eastern Mosul

    An Iraqi commander says troops are advancing toward to the center of Mosul , pushing back Islamic State fighters, but are hindered by sniper fire and suicide bombings as well as concern over the safety of civilians. Targeting the bridges appears created to limit the IS capacity to reinforce or resupply fighters on the east bank of the Tigris where most of the fighting is taking place.

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  • 7.4 magnitude quake triggers tsunami in Japan

    The JMA measured it as a magnitude-7.3 quake and said a tsunami up to 3 meters (10 ft) was imminent. A magnitude 7.4 quake struck off Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday morning, sending tsunami waves toward the Japanese coast. All nuclear plants on the coast threatened by the tsunami are shutdown in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. There has been no damage officially reported at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, NHK reported, but infrastructure checks were still occurring.

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  • Ariya beats Ko, wins Player of the Year

    Ariya beats Ko, wins Player of the Year

    It's a perception that has been driven by failure to claim any of the major LPGA Tour awards and her most recent results - poor outings in the two most recent majors, and five tournaments without a top-10 finish till the season finale, where she finished in a tie for 10th at the CME Group Tour Championship on Monday (NZT) and dipped out to Thai Ariya Jutanugarn for all the major silverware.

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  • Moooving on: Cows stranded by New Zealand quake are rescued

    A farmer from Kaikoura rescued the two cows and a calf using a pick and shovel after a magnitude 7.5 quake raised portions of the land, creating small islands, according to Newshub . "There's some very, very big properties in that region so we're probably talking about a reasonable number of stock". Australian honeymooners Kurt and Kailah Sapwell were among the tourists stuck in Kaikoura but they did not seem too bothered by their ordeal.

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  • RIP Sharon Jones; Singer Dead at 60 of Pancreatic Cancer

    In 1996, Jones recorded numerous songs as a back-up singer for "Desco Records" and released " Damn It's Hot " her first song as a frontwoman at the age of 40. A statement from her publicist announced last night that she had died of pancreatic cancer in Cooperstown, NY, while in company of friends and family.

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