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Second day of questions for Julian Assange in Swedish sex claims case

Swedish prosecutors had an global arrest warrant for Assange in November 2010, and he surrendered and posted bail to British authorities. Assange's legal advisor Jennifer Robinson, an Australian human rights lawyer, said afterwards her client had taken the whole day to give a statement to the Swedish authorities - "but unfortunately there have been a lot of irregularities in the process to date".

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U.S. climate policy remains unchanged: Envoy

But Germany and the European Commission, at an meeting of nearly 200 nations in Marrakesh, Morocco, on ways to implement the Paris Agreement, rejected his call . "I believe there is weather and I believe there is change and I believe it goes up and it goes down and it goes up again and it changes depending on years and centuries".

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Journalist Gwen Ifill, co-anchor of PBS' 'NewsHour,' dies of cancer

Writing about the task in September, Ifill said : "I am confident in my accomplishment of having had Queen Latifah portray me on Saturday Night Live both years". Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. "Do you think they made the same assumptions about Lou Cannon (who is white) when he wrote his book about Reagan?" she said.

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Melania Trump's First Meeting with Michelle Obama Could Have Been Worse

Apparently it was cordial. White House officials said that Obama and Trump discussed a range of issues including global hotspots and the president's meetings next week overseas with leaders from Germany, Greece and across the Asia-Pacific.

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Japan, South Korea sign preliminary intelligence-sharing pact on North Korea

The talks were revived on Nov 1, about four years after Seoul walked out of the deal in 2012 as a result of domestic opposition. Japan controlled the Korean peninsula as a colony from 1910-1945, with the legacy of the harsh rule marring relations with both North and South Korea today.

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Russian Federation says it had contact with Trump team

Mr. Ryabkov provided no specifics about which Russian officials may have had contact with the. Hicks, the spokeswoman for Trump, said she knew of no contact with Russian officials before Wednesday, when Trump spoke with world leaders, including Putin.

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Peskov: Kremlin respects choice of Moldovan and Bulgarian people

CHISINAU The pro-Russian victor of Moldova's presidential election said on Monday he would push for early parliamentary elections next year to force out a government that favors closer ties with the European Union. "Putin congratulated Dodon and said the outcome of the elections demonstrates Moldovans want to have a balanced foreign policy". In places like Paris, Milan, Dublin, and the London borough of Stratford, Moldovans lined up for hours to vote.

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Samsung, Hyundai bosses quizzed in S. Korea scandal probe involving Park

The office is expected to select legal counsel for Park in what will be the first prosecutorial questioning of a sitting South Korean president in the country's history. "Her resignation would effectively mean that she's open to be investigated under arrest", said Park Tae-woo, a commentator and professor at Korea University's Institute of Sustainable Development.

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Six men and one woman killed in Croydon tram crash

All sections have now been taken away from the scene as the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) continues its investigation, it added. Mark Smith, who has been named by family members on Facebook , was killed after a tram travelling from New Addington derailed on Wednesday morning.

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Clinton and Trump race for support on eve of election

Straining toward the finish line of the wildly unpredictable White House race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump blitzed through battleground states Monday in a final bid to energize supporters. In his latest letter Sunday, Comey said a team of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents "has been working around the clock to process and review [the] "large volume of emails".

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Opposition rejects S. Korea president's crisis remedy

The prime minister is a symbolic post in South Korea and is assigned to assist the head of state with various duties. She is also accused of interfering in government affairs, including the nomination of senior officials. That sparked a harsh reaction from splinter opposition leader Park Jie-won, who interpreted it as "a scheme to buy more time without specifying what she has to".

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When Nigel met Donald - and the problem it causes Downing Street

And the suggestion made by the Farage delegation that the bust of Sir Winston Churchill be returned to the Oval Office apparently provoked a "positive reaction" from Mr Trump. British critics of Farage and Trump were unimpressed with the meeting. "What he's doing is playing the game of the terrorists and those who seek to divide us.

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Hillary Clinton takes a hike

NY's Margot Gerster was feeling heartbroken on Thursday after Clinton's loss, so she chose to take her daughters on a hike in Chappaqua. Gerster wrote she'd been feeling "so heartbroken since yesterday's election and decided what better way to relax than take my girls hiking".

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Iraqi forces preparing advance on south Mosul

Again on October 21, another man was reportedly shot as he ran towards men in police uniform, pulling at his clothes to show he was not wearing a bomb. The killings of the civilians appeared to have been carried out on the orders of self-appointed "courts", according to the United Nations report. "That fight against Daesh is really picking up, especially in that key area of Mosul ", said James.

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Iraq military says ancient city of Nimrud recaptured

The UN's cultural body described the act as a war crime. IS said shrines and statues were "false idols" that had to be smashed. An Iraqi policeman carries a drone near the village of Arbid, on the southern Mosul front, during the military operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) group, November 12, 2016.

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Germany's Steinmeier warns United Kingdom not to delay Brexit talks

Investors are hoping that lawmakers - a majority of whom supported staying in the European Union in June's referendum - will be emboldened by the ruling and will push for a "soft" Brexit in which Britain keeps close trade ties with the bloc.

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BLM Promotes Renewable Energy for NM Public Lands

New BLM rules should speed up solar and wind energy development on public lands. "The rule penalizes projects pursued outside of designated zones, yet there are no designated zones for wind energy and there may not be for years. NextEra Energy Resources - NextEra Energy Resources , LLC (together with its affiliated entities, " NextEra Energy Resources "), is a clean energy leader and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US, with approximately 18,260 ...

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Adele Announces First Ever Australian Tour For 2017

She will then perform in Brisbane at The Gabba on March 4, ANZ Stadium in Sydney on March 10 , Adelaide Oval in Adelaide on March 13 and finish up in Melbourne at Etihad Stadium on March 18 . "I'm planning an Australian tour now ..." "Why don't we get your info and when the Sydney show happens you can come, on us". But on Facebook, Adele said she was "thinking of you, New Zealand" after yesterday's dramatic quake, and told her fans to "stay tuned".

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Fight ISIS In Syria, Not Assad

Syrian government forces clashed with rebels on the outskirts of eastern Aleppo city Sunday, a monitor said, after residents received messages from the army giving opposition fighters 24 hours to leave. State news agency SANA said the dead included a child and two women. The Republican has suggested withdrawing support for the Syrian rebels still fighting in east Aleppo, neighboring Idlib province and the south of the country, which could prove to finally tilt the war in the Syrian ...

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Columbia Honors Veterans With 38th Veterans Day Parade

The Jacksonville Jaguars will continue honoring veterans during its military appreciation game Sunday against the Houston Texans. Additionally, Sheedy told those in attendance that while people have been caught up in this week's presidential election to keep in mind while voters may disagree.

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For Israel 'Palestinian state over' after Trump win

President Elect Donald Trump, a true friend of Israel", he said in a statement. "The ironclad bond between the United States and Israel is rooted in shared values, buttressed by shared interests and driven by a shared destiny". Israel refused an offer on Monday by France to attend Middle East peace talks planned later this year in Paris, stating it only wished to negotiate directly with Palestine.

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Trump tweets protests against him are 'very unfair'

President-elect Donald Trump and Melania Trump also visited the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. In New York, as many as 5,000 people gathered Wednesday night in front of Trump Tower to protest the billionaire's election. But protests in a string of USA cities against Trump for a second day on Thursday continued as demonstrators expressed concern that Trump's election would be a blow to civil rights.

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Reince Priebus named Donald Trump's chief of staff

The Progressive Caucus did not address the Priebus appointment. On Election Day, a majority of voters rejected the hatred central to the Trump campaign. Got a question about the news? "We will have that same partnership in working to help President-elect Trump achieve his agenda", he added. Bannon and Priebus will work with vice president-elect Mike Pence through the transition process.

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Iraqi forces take ancient city of Nimrud from Daesh

Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch says that Kurdish forces advancing against IS have destroyed Arab homes in the disputed areas of Kirkuk and Ninevah provinces, while Kurdish homes were left intact. Iraqi forces seized back control of the ancient city of Nimrud on Sunday morning, two years after it was overrun by Islamic State (IS) forces. More than 49,000 people have been displaced since the Mosul operation began, the International Organisation for Migration said on Saturday.

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Trump says border wall could be a fence in spots

He also spoke with the CBS show about his plans to revamp President Barack Obama's health care reform and praised the Clintons for their "talent". But he made clear in excerpts of Sunday's interview that he still meant to crack down on the undocumented, focusing on people with criminal records.

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President Barack Obama holds first news conference since election of Donald Trump

The Bonwit Teller building also featured two bas-relief sculpture panels that the NY community begged now president-elect Trump to save in the early years of construction. "It has everything Trump Tower doesn't", he told Inside Edition . "Building this unit, if you look at the columns and the carvings, this building, this unit was harder than building the building itself", of the 58th floor homestead.

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Four detained in shooting of OR protester as demonstrations continue

Sunday night's protest came after police said they arrested 71 people late Saturday and early Sunday during downtown protests. Los Angeles Police warned of the impending demonstrations in a statement that stated: "It is very hard to ensure the safety of children when they leave the safe confines of their school campuses".

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Prosecutor Joe Deters isn't second-guessing decisions in the Ray Tensing trial

University of Cincinnati police officers David Lindenschmidt and Philip Kidd testified they saw Tensing standing by DuBose's vehicle and heard tires squealing followed by a gun shot. The defense maintained that Tensing feared for his life and only opened fire in an attempt to prevent being run over by DuBose's auto or pinned to a nearby guard rail.

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Israel PM calls for ministers' restraint after Trump win

Israel's controversial far-right education minister, Naftali Bennett went as far as suggesting (dare we say, indicating?) that Trump's election should signal the end of the two-state solution and aspirations for a Palestinian state. Congress against last year's landmark nuclear agreement, for example. "We call on you to deal fairly with the Palestinians and end your policy of overlooking Israel's perpetual crimes", Khaled Meshaal said in a speech delivered via video conference at a rally ...

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Obama promises foreign policy continuity, commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation under Trump

Of Trump , Obama said "it's important for us to let him make his decisions". "I think ultimately he is pragmatic". But adding a hint of worry, Obama said he counseled Trump during their White House meeting: "It's really important to send some signals of unity".

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Obama will get many questions about Trump on last major trip

Last week , President Obama walked Trump "through the duties of running the country", and Trump "seemed surprised by the scope", according to people familiar with the meeting. They invited one another to visit the neighbouring capital: "It was a brief call, but it was a strong beginning to what is going to be a constructive relationship" Trudeau said.

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European Union rift exposed: UK, France skip emergency summit on Trump

I think that's what we need to focus on today". Following Donald Trump's election earlier this week, United Kingdom business leaders have shared their - mostly cautious - outlooks over the future presidency. EU Executive Director Jean-Claude Juncker said Trump poses risks for the relationship between the USA and the EU. Vice president-elect Mike Pence phoned the Foreign Secretary last night and spoke warmly of the Anglo-US "special relationship".

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Syrian Army engage in fierce battle for last terrorist stronghold in Aleppo

The carnage faced by civilians in Syria continued throughout the day, with state news agency SANA reporting that four people, including two women and one child, were killed in the west of Aleppo as the siege of the city showed no signs of coming to a conclusion.

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Putin and Trump speak by phone and aim for cooperation, fight terrorism

The Kremlin's statement said Putin and Trump would continue to talk by phone and work toward meeting in person. -Russian relations and work together on global security and worldwide issues. -Russia relationship that dates back over 200 years, said the statement. Moscow envisages that it will be in contact with the new U.S. president after he officially assumes office in January 2017.

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Sanders 'deeply humiliated' that Democrats 'cannot talk' to white working class

Bernie Sanders is leaving open the possibility of another presidential bid, saying in a Thursday interview that he wants to focus on helping the party rebuild its base after Donald Trump's victory. For him, it was about tone. "Working families across this country are deeply frustrated about an economy and a government that doesn't work for them".


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