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Pakistan establishes effective national nuclear security regime

This came in a statement of the State of Qatar at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Security in Vienna delivered by Dr. Ahmed Hassan Al Hammadi, Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry and the "Governor of the State of Qatar to the International Atomic Energy Agency", according to Qatar News Agency (QNA).

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Syrian General: Rebels must leave Aleppo or die

Syrian residents fleeing the violence in the eastern rebel-held parts of Aleppo walk past a makeshift barricade made of wreckages of buses as they evacuate from their neighbourhoods through the Bab al-Hadid district after it was seized by the government forces, on December 7, 2016.

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Hundreds of snow geese die in toxic pit mine

Mark Thompson, environmental affairs manager for mining company Montana Resources, told The Associated Press that 90 percent of the birds were chased away from the pit early November 29, preventing a higher death toll. Throughout the history of mining in Butte, pumps were used to dewater the underground mines and, later, the Berkeley Pit. Thompson said federal and state agencies were still confirming the number of dead geese.

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'Cancel order' on new Air Force One

It was not immediately clear what prompted the timing of his complaint. President-elect Donald Trump and SoftBank Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son, right, walk into the lobby to speak to members of the media at Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec.

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Trump on victory lap stops at Carrier plant

And because taxes can not be directed at specific companies, any tariffs would have to be broad, and therefore broadly painful. Last Tuesday, Carrier announced it would keep about 1,000 jobs in the U.S. But Indiana Gov. Pence said Trump is living up to his campaign promises . According to the Wall Street Journal, Pence said Thursday that he hadn't been sure if Carrier would reconsider the move to Mexico.

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Demonetization decision not made in haste: RBI

The cost of borrowing will remain unchanged at 6.25% ahead of a possible increase in USA interest rates later this month. While repo rate remains at 6.25%, marginal standing facility (MSF) and bank rate, too, remain unchanged at 6.75% each.

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China urges US to block transit by Taiwan president

Trump fired off two tweets on Sunday blasting China for devaluing its currency, taxing United States imports, and building military installations in the South China Sea. A front-page editorial in the overseas edition of People's Daily , the official organ of the Communist Party of China , denounced Trump for speaking with Taiwanese President, Tsai Ing-wen on December 2, warning that "creating troubles for the China-U.S.

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Fake news rings alarm bells from restaurant to White House

A North Carolina man was arrested in Washington , D.C., Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza shop with an assault rifle intending to investigate an outlandish Internet conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton . No one was injured in the incident. Two firearms were recovered inside the restaurant and an additional weapon was recovered from the suspect's vehicle, police said in a statement on Sunday evening.

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Trump chooses Marine Gen. John Kelly for Homeland Security

General Kelly became the highest-ranking military officer to lose a son or daughter in Iraq or Afghanistan. Trump verbally attacked the Khan family, Pakistani immigrants who lost a son in U.S. Kelly was in line with Trump on keeping "Gitmo" open. The former head of the military's Southern Command, Kelly was responsible for USA military activities and relationships in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarellah said in a statement that troops had "fully liberated" the al-Elam neighborhood and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings. It said the army was holed up in the hospital compound and had suffered heavy losses. Hakim Saranbii told The Associated Press. There was no official Iraqi military comment on the fighting but the army officer, whose forces were involved in the clashes, said they had come under multiple attacks by suicide auto bombers in the Wahda district ...

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Angry vegans call for fat-free £5 note

The bank has pledged to work closely with supplier Innovia Films , the company which prints the polymer bills, in order to find "potential solutions". The new plastic £5 note was introduced in September and is more durable than the previous one. Most tallow comes from cattle and sheep. Innovia, which supplies the product to the Bank of England - as well as New Zealand's Reserve Bank - is now working on "potential solutions" to the issue.

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Stock Volume Ramping Up Mid-Session: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Finally, analysts shed their light over the IP price targets; maintaining price high target of 62 while at average the price target was 49.79 in contrast with the current price of 51.77. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, June 28. Rio Tinto PLC has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $36.44.

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As logjam continues in Parliament, Advani says why not adjourn sine die

Who is responsible for these deaths? "If there is adequate money in banks, why are people not getting the cash?" Azad said Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia yesterday stated that all the currency that was demonetised was supposed to come back to the formal banking system, implying there was no blackmoney or unaccounted wealth in the economy.

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Donald Trump: Cancel new Air Force One, costs too much

The current planes, however, are getting old. A Boeing spokesperson said: "We are now under contract for 170 million dollars to help determine the capabilities of these complex military aircraft that serve the unique requirements of the president of the United States.

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Air Force None? Trump Threatens To Cancel New Presidential Plane Over Cost

Trump says he wants to cancel Boeing's contract to build a new Air Force One plane because costs are " out of control ". "It's going to be over 4 billion dollars for the Air Force One programme and I think it's ridiculous". Terry Branstad as the new USA ambassador to China. "We look forward to working with the US Air Force on subsequent phases of the programme allowing us to deliver the best planes for the President at the best value for the American taxpayer".

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Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Donald Trump beat eminent global personalities like Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Hillary Clinton who were in the run for becoming the Person of the year. "Of seeing my oldest in the shirt I bought her in Washington , D.C., that says 'Future President, '" she concluded. "We're going to put it back together".

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Saskatchewan reacts to Standing Rock pipeline decision

Andrew List and Autumn Zemke said the partners in the pipeline development have already said they will continue drilling despite the Corps of Engineers ruling. The Obama administration's decision was a "political action", ETP said in a joint statement on Sunday with its partner Sunoco Logistics Partners.

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Real Madrid eye record 21st international title in Japan

Their matchup on Wednesday will decide the victor of Group F. Dortmund need a win or a draw to hang onto the top spot while Real must win as they trail BVB by two points. Their overall record against Spanish sides is positive too, although they have lost five of their last seven meetings with Iberian clubs, most painfully in each of the last three semi-finals against Atletico, Real Madrid and Barcelona.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks waver as crude oil price slumps

Investors also awaiting European Central Bank meeting on December 8 for insight on how Italy's referendum vote will affect Mario Draghi's quantitative easing program. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5 percent to close at 18,360.54. Meanwhile, speculation on Trump's more USA -centric policies favored US manufacturers and big factory employers, bolstering the Dow, which tracks big industrial names like General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Boeing (NYSE: BA).

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Norway likely victor from OPEC-Russia oil production cuts

OPEC is holding out for non-cartel countries to slash 600,000 bpd in crude output, of which Russian Federation has agreed to cut 300,000 bpd on its own. Williams said OPEC would probably do a "pretty good job" in January of keeping to the quotas they agreed to last week but would probably start cheating on those quotas in February or March.

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Fillon wins big in French conservative presidential primaries

Mr Fillon - a racing vehicle enthusiast who lives with his Anglo-Welsh wife, Penelope, in a chateau in the Loire valley - is a social conservative who has positioned himself as a defender of traditional family values and France's Catholic roots as well as an opponent of "multiculturalism".

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Carrier union leader says Trump's big deal is a lie

Just like the economic recovery in the mid 1980s, tax revenue will go up, inflation will go down, and business will be booming in no time. Pence said that he and Trump "both believe in free trade" but that the United States needs to change these "really bad trade deals".

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Sheriff's deputy dies after vehicle falls into San Antonio sinkhole

Two bystanders managed to save the second driver, a 60-year-old man, by pulling him free so he could be taken to hospital for treatment. Nishihara was a reserve deputy for the sheriff's office from 2009 until October, when she transitioned to be a part-time deputy at the county courthouse, according to a sheriff's office statement.

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France's Hollande appoints interior minister as new prime minister

After a brief meeting with Valls at the Elysee, Hollande posted a message on Twitter announcing Cazeneuve's appointment, which was also confirmed by the presidential palace press office. A native of the northwestern shipbuilding city of Cherbourg, Cazeneuve's challenge as prime minister will be to ensure those security measures stay on track and keep the party's querulous lawmakers in line.

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Alberta still needs more oil pipeline approvals: Notley

While the federal government's approval of the Trans Mountain expansion is welcome news, Kinder Morgan Canada's top official is well aware that opposition to the project will continue and likely ratchet up. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, a former B.C. NDP MLA, has slammed the decision, while the New Democrat Opposition in the legislature has said " Kinder Morgan can not go forward".

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Russian Oil Output Near Post-Soviet Record as It Prepares to Cut

North American shale producers have largely been on the sidelines the past two years because a glut of oil globally, and low prices made it unprofitable to drill. The pact also calls for an additional 600,000 barrels per day reduction from non-OPEC suppliers. There is still more supply than demand - the reason oil prices collapsed beginning in mid-2014.

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Trump Ohio Tour to Thank Voters Starts in Cincinnati

President-elect Donald Trump will launch his thank-you tour tomorrow evening with a rally at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati; Ohio was a crucial battleground state where he delivered a resounding victory on election night. Other legal experts have said that perhaps a business competitor would have the right to litigate. But she said that a true blind trust is a must-have.

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Wenger: Perez has an eye for goal

Perez hit three as the Gunners wrapped up a comprehensive 4-1 victory in Switerzland, with Alex Iwobi adding the fourth and Seydou Doumbia grabbing a late consolation for the hosts. "He has an eye for goal and good movement in the box, which is why he scores ". "He hasn't maybe started enough since the start of the season but he is adapting to a different league, a different way of playing".

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Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dies at 90

The Ladies in White, a prominent group of Cuban dissidents, has cancelled a weekly Sunday protest march in lieu of Castro's death. "He reshaped Cuba in his image, for both bad and good", said Pastor, who died in 2014. From the Bay of Pigs invasion to a historic visit by President Barack Obama to Havana, Cubans have known for generations that whenever the United States turns its face to Cuba, Fidel Castro would be staring right back.

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Energy Transfer, SXL say Dakota Access delay 'political'

This would ensure permanent protection for the area, and force Energy Transfer Partners to find another route. "This is nothing new from this Administration, since over the last four months the Administration has demonstrated by its action and inaction that it meant to delay a decision in this matter until President Obama is out of office".

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Michigan recount now in doubt; Pennsylvania sets hearing

Goldsmith's hearing on Wednesday could sort out whether the recount will be able to go forward or be halted. Byrum told the Lansing State Journal that at least six Ingham County precincts will not be recounted , due to damage to ballot bags and improper sealing.

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Kinder Morgan Court Challenge Expected After Canada Approval

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the project would be approved with 157 conditions. The project would triple the capacity of the line and increase the number of tankers in Vancouver-area waters seven-fold. Clark said she thinks voters will recognize her government has been consistent on its approach to pipeline projects. In the 4 1/2 years that Ms. Clark has talked about her conditions, she has not specified what British Columbia deems to be a fair share of the fiscal and ...

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Trump to meet with tech execs next week

They're not specified, but you'd imagine the CEOs of Apple , Google , Microsoft, Facebook and the like to be on that list. That support intensified during the 2016 election season with Silicon Valley strongly supporting Hillary Clinton while denouncing and unsuccessfully working to stop the Trump campaign .

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Vegans demand end to use of animal fat in new £5 notes

A petition to scrap new £5 notes because they contain animal fat has gained nearly 15,000 signatures so far and will be delivered to the Bank of England. When the notes were introduced, the bank said advantages included that they are better for the environment because they last longer and can be recycled, and are stronger than paper notes.

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Ohio governor tells electors not to vote for him over Trump

Suprun writes that Trump lacks the necessary foreign policy experience and demeanor and that he owes it to his children not to cast his vote for this man. For the second time in the past five presidential elections, the candidate who won the popular vote did not win the Electoral College . Conway said she and Mook put a plan in place before Election Night on how the concession would go.


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