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  • Palestinian Embassy Opens at The Vatican Ahead of Peace Talks

    Palestinian Embassy Opens at The Vatican Ahead of Peace Talks

    The Vatican recognised Palestinian statehood a year and a half ago. Speaking through a translator during his visit to the Vatican on Saturday, Abbas said he couldn't officially comment on a proposal by US President-elect Donald Trump to shift Washington's embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem unless it was to happen.

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  • Obama orders lifting of trade sanctions on Sudan

    Obama orders lifting of trade sanctions on Sudan

    The letter also recognised "steps toward the improvement of humanitarian access throughout Sudan, as well as cooperation with the United States on addressing regional conflicts and the threat of terrorism ". Also, Sudan's Foreign Ministry Gharib Allah Khidir described the move as "important and positive development in the bilateral ties between the two countries", saying it was a product of long dialogue and close cooperation on regional and global issues of common concern.

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  • Marks & Spencer quality focus finally lifts clothing sales

    Marks & Spencer quality focus finally lifts clothing sales

    Rowe, who took charge last April after more than 26 years with the company, has overseen a move away from promotions towards investment in lower prices, which has led to an increase in full price clothing sales. "In clothing and home, better ranges, better availability and better prices helped to improve our performance in a hard marketplace". Tesco follows Morrison's and Sainsbury's who reported sales growth this week so it looks like the retail sector continues to benefit from confidence ...

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  • Trump attacks CNN and BuzzFeed at press conference

    Trump attacks CNN and BuzzFeed at press conference

    While in office, Trump will also donate profits from his global hotels to the U.S. Treasury. I am not going to give you a question. Trump had scolded CNN during Wednesday's press conference, because he doesn't like the way the network handled coverage of a controversial Russian Federation dossier that was eventually published by BuzzFeed .

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  • Man pays USA sales tax with 300000 pennies

    Man pays USA sales tax with 300000 pennies

    After that, he wanted the direct numbers to nine other local DMV offices. The 300,000 pennies weighed almost 1,600 pounds and took 11 people to complete the counting process. The penny protest was completely legal, as the U.S. Department of the Treasury states, "Coins and currency are legal tender for all debts, public charges, taxes and dues." He then hired 11 people at $10 an hour to help him break open the rolled coins.

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  • Rising food prices keep inflation at 11-year high

    Rising food prices keep inflation at 11-year high

    Factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) got a push in November 2016 due to better performance of manufacturing, mining and electricity sectors coupled with larger offtake of capital goods, considered a barometer of investment.

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  • Turkish Cypriot leader says no taboos in United Nations talks

    Turkish Cypriot leader says no taboos in United Nations talks

    I strongly believe Cyprus can be the symbol of hope at the beginning of 2017", Guterres said . Speaking to journalists in Geneva after the conference, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the Cyprus talks had entered a "critical period" but said gaps still remain on "sensitive issues".

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  • Le Pen in NY for Unannounced Visit During French Race

    Le Pen in NY for Unannounced Visit During French Race

    A subsequent pool report identified the man sitting to Le Pen's right as Guido "George" Lombardi, who the Citizens for Trump website describes as "Co-Founder, National Liaison, Press Correspondent". She has voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin and called for stricter immigration controls to fight radical Islamic terrorism. Le Pen plans to launch her official campaign on 4 February 2017 in a meeting with supporters in Lyon.

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  • Ivanka Trump goes public about exiting fashion label and Trump Organization

    Ivanka Trump goes public about exiting fashion label and Trump Organization

    He was also a key adviser during Trump's presidential campaign . Donald Trump is handing over management of his business to his sons instead of selling his stake in the business or turning it over to an independent trustee. As part of exiting her investments, Ivanka Trump will stop receiving her share of profits earned by company assets, Politico reported. "Selling first and foremost would not eliminate possibilities of conflict of interest", she said , adding that "if President-elect ...

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  • Does Trump-Alibaba powwow signal de-escalation in trade wars?

    Does Trump-Alibaba powwow signal de-escalation in trade wars?

    To help the US' small businesses and farmers sell their diverse products to the huge Asian market is a way to help its overall economy and, in due course, to help it create and sustain jobs. Ma, Asia's richest man, had lauded Donal Trump as a " smart man - who will never neglect the relationship between China and America", in an interview a year ago.

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  • Insider Trading and Recommendation Alert: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

    Insider Trading and Recommendation Alert: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

    New York Life Trust Co. boosted its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 6.7% in the third quarter. Seven Eight Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Wal-Mart Stores during the second quarter worth $111,000. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. Finally, Guggenheim reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research report on Wednesday, December 28th.

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  • U.S. sanctions five Russian officials for human rights abuses

    The Obama administration has sanctioned top allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin, including a senior federal investigator, and the alleged assassins of Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian spy. However, Obama's response to alleged Russian Federation hacking attacks was "disproportionate", says a top aide to Trump, noting that the Republican president-elect is likely to roll back some of his predecessor's actions against Moscow once he gets into office.

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  • Mexico Repatriates Suspect in Attacking US Consulate Official

    The safety and security of USA citizens and our diplomatic staff overseas are among our highest priorities. The U.S. man arrested by Mexican authorities in connection with last week's shooting of a diplomat stationed at the U.S. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City urged citizens to limit their movements in the Guadalajara area. "Zafar disguised himself and followed the Vice Consul of the US consulate in Guadalajara through a parking garage to his vehicle", the release said.

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  • Agents catch man who shot USA consular official in Mexico

    Agents catch man who shot USA consular official in Mexico

    Surveillance video released by the State Department shows the gunman following the consular into a nearby parking lot Friday evening. The FBI posted a $20,000 reward for information on the attacker. "(U.S. citizens) should also take care not to fall into predictable patterns for those movements that are essential. Attacks on diplomats are federal crimes in Mexico.

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  • Theresa May, Donald Trump Plan Spring Meeting

    Theresa May, Donald Trump Plan Spring Meeting

    Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who campaigned for Trump in the run-up to the election, met the president-elect several days before May was able to arrange an introductory phone call. He said: "It is entirely appropriate for the British Prime Minister and the American President, whoever they are, whatever parties they are, to have a good working relationship".

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  • The difference between a winter storm watch and warning

    The difference between a winter storm watch and warning

    Hazardous travel can be expected on Saturday with snow-covered roads and poor visibility. "Approximately one to two (inches) are anticipated based on the current storm models ", said Jeffrey S. Thursday . Stay close to weather information, but at this point the forecast for winter weather looks minor at best. The temperature could stay below freezing from 10 p.m.

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  • Trump Wants Obama's Ambassadors Out Immediately

    Trump Wants Obama's Ambassadors Out Immediately

    The mandate could leave the US without Senate-confirmed representatives for months in key countries like Germany and Britain, the Times notes . Incoming presidents often grant ambassadors grace period to complete their diplomatic business while their successors are in the confirmation process.

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  • Jose Mourinho: What really pleases me about Man United squad

    It initially appeared the Special One would follow suit with Marouane Fellaini starting many of his opening games at the helm. In the post match analysis at BT Sport, Gerrard said: "I think he's got better and stronger week by week". United have found a winning formula after a run of seven straight wins in all competitions following a hard start to the season and boss Jose Mourinho also seems to have injected some grit into his line-up after succeeding Louis van Gaal as the club's manager ...

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  • Andromeda Release Date Comes Much Earlier Than Expected

    Andromeda Release Date Comes Much Earlier Than Expected

    Huang was joined by BioWare Studio GM Aaryn Flynn and the two talked about the latest video game published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Flynn added some detail on how the team managed to lock in the March date. According to Flynn, since this is the first time that Mass Effect will be running on the Frostbite game engine, they wanted to take some extra care and time to get it right.

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  • Choi, Park cases in court

    Choi, Park cases in court

    The investigators want to bring home Choi's daughter, Yoora Chung, who was arrested in Denmark on an worldwide warrant, as they look into the suspicions that Samsung sponsored Choi in exchange for government favors. The court's first hearing was postponed on Tuesday after Ms Park failed to appear. "President Park didn't know that Choi was effectively in control of the foundations".

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  • Sony's New High Definition TV Has a Screen That's Also a Speaker

    Sony's New High Definition TV Has a Screen That's Also a Speaker

    That's right, Sony's first OLED TV won't have speakers. According to Panasonic, the new flat-screen OLED display is capable of around double the peak brightness of a typical OLED and is able to produce nearly the full DCI color space. They all incorporate Sony's proprietary technologies including the newly-developed 4K HDR processor X1 to deliver industry-leading picture quality.

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  • Big Brother may have their coolest Diary Room chair yet

    Big Brother may have their coolest Diary Room chair yet

    The performer - who is the brother of singer Brandy and the first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg - is also rumoured to be looking to buy a property in Mayfair after his time in the house comes to an end. Pratt will tell the diary room he thinks Francis has a "bad attitude", while his wife Heidi Montag, 30, will say she would happily re-nominate Francis to be edited out again.

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  • Inmates Escape in Philippines Prison Break

    Inmates Escape in Philippines Prison Break

    Gunfire was heard for hours after the attack as army troops and police - some in armoured tanks - scoured through the surrounding forests for the 158 escaped inmates and the gunmen who freed them. A follow-up report said five inmates were killed during a pursuit operation. "We have a manhunt operation". Capalla said the attackers, clad in black suits and armed with high-powered firearms, rescued prisoners who are mostly members of the 105th Command of the BIFF under Ombra Kato.

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  • Wendy's just totally owned this troll

    Wendy's just totally owned this troll

    But when someone tried to besmirch Wendy's non-frozen beef, the Twitter maven at Wendy's went to work. "@ Wendys your beef is frozen and we all know it. Wendy's was probably just tweeting its love of memes, but it picked one with an unfortunate - some would argue unfair - connotation. One troll made a decision to question Wendy's on their claim, and it didn't end well for him.

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  • Finland is trying out basic income for some citizens

    Finland is trying out basic income for some citizens

    Kangas said the basic income experiment may be expanded at a later date to other low-income groups such as freelancers, small-scale entrepreneurs and part-time workers. Y Combinator launched a small pilot program to test Basic Income in Oakland, offering 100 residents up to $2,000 per month just for existing. "Will this lead them to boldly experiment with different kinds of jobs?" Finland's basic income experiment is for the betterment of the unemployed citizens.

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  • Roof Found Competent for Sentencing, Gets Extra Prep Day

    Roof Found Competent for Sentencing, Gets Extra Prep Day

    Before the hearing Monday, the federal judge ruled the public and media could not be inside, so that jurors who are mulling Roof's sentence wouldn't find out what was discussed. As sentencing resumes, prosecutors anticipate calling almost 40 people to the stand, a lot of them family members of the victims, though the lead Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in the case is expected to again testify as prosecutors seek a death sentence.

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  • SpaceX reveals cause of September explosion

    In the long term, SpaceX said it will apply a permanent fix to this problem by implementing design changes to the COPVs that should prevent buckles altogether. The launch date is contingent upon Federal Aviation Administration approval, according to satellite manufacturer Iridium . " SpaceX greatly appreciates the support of our customers and partners throughout this process, and we look forward to fulfilling our manifest in 2017 and beyond", the company said in a statement.

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  • San Diego Chargers Fire Head Coach Mike McCoy

    San Diego Chargers Fire Head Coach Mike McCoy

    After a 2-14 season, 49ers coach Chip Kelly is also expected to be swept out in a bid to change the club's fortunes. With their loss to the Chiefs, the Chargers finished the 2016 season with a 5-11 record. General manager Tom Telesco, who had been speculated as being in McCoy's corner, was quoted in the release as saying:"I want to thank Mike for his tireless work and commitment to this organization".

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  • Dozens killed in gang violence at Brazilian jail

    Dozens killed in gang violence at Brazilian jail

    Brazil's prisons are often under the de facto control of drug gangs, whose turf wars on the outside are also fought out among inmates. Authorities were counting the prisoners to determine how many had escaped. The FDN is an ally of the Red Command (CV), a gang from Rio de Janeiro that is a rival of the PCC. Security analysts say a truce that held for years between the PCC and CV broke down last year.

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  • JonBenet Ramsey: Brother of murdered pageant star sues CBS

    The series, called The Case of JonBenét Ramsey, aired in September ahead of the 20th anniversary of JonBenét's death. She was found strangled with her wrists tied above her head and a garrote embedded in her neck. Meanwhile, Burke Ramsey is also separately suing one of those experts-forensic pathologist Dr. Werner Spitz-for $150 million for his part in the show.

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  • Lake effect snow warning issued for Onondaga, Madison counties

    Lake effect snow warning issued for Onondaga, Madison counties

    High temperatures today will be in the mid 30s. All eyes are on tonight as we have a chance for accumulating snow across the area. After an unusually warm start to the week, the weather snapped back into winter on Wednesday and advisories are in effect as rain and snow move toward the tri-state.

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  • Serena is Engaged To Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

    Serena is Engaged To Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

    Ohanian shared Williams' Reddit post on his Facebook page with the message: " She said yes ". "In other words, Ohanian is now the luckiest nerd of us all", it said. In the last two seasons Williams had favoured playing the Hopman Cup as her Australian Open warm-up but before that she claimed two straight titles in Brisbane, winning the 2012 and 2013 events there.

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