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Dakota pipeline protesters win temporary victory with promise for more review

The Dakota Access Pipeline is again delayed again, but this time because the federal group tasked with evaluating the pipeline said the project needs more study. A United Nations group that represents indigenous people around the world says the USA government appears to be ignoring the treaty rights and human rights of American Indians opposing the pipeline.

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Zuckerberg says just one per cent of news on Facebook is fake

After Donald Trump won the US presidential election, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had denied allegations that the company fell short in filtering fake news on its News Feeds amidst the cruciality of the election. He said this type of work usually takes longer than they expected for them to verify that the changes that they make will not lead to unwanted side effects or bias.

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New Zealand earthquake: Cows stranded as powerful tremors rip through South Island

Four large defense force helicopters were flying into the town on Tuesday morning and the Navy's multi-role vessel HMNZS Canterbury was heading to the area, Air Commander Darryn Webb, the acting commander of New Zealand joint forces, told TVNZ.

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Trump committed to U.S. alliances: Obama

This is a remarkab. He's cast Trump's election as in line with the usual zig and zag of politics. Such anxieties were heightened on Sunday, after Trump announced that Stephen Bannon, who has propagated white nationalist sentiment as head of Breitbart News , would become his chief strategist and senior counsel.

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Reince Priebus: Steve Bannon Isn't a White Nationalist Because He's 'Very Smart'

But Priebus said separately on MSNBC "that's not the Steve Bannon that I know and I've spent a lot of time with him". "I've always believed in giving somebody a chance", McCarthy said. Before working on the Trump campaign, Bannon ran Breitbart , a conservative news website that has become a haven for white nationalists and the alt-right.

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Obama administration backs off Pacific trade deal vote effort

But Senate leaders from both parties have declared in the past two days that the 12-country trade deal will not come up in the lame-duck session of Congress. The TPP involves Australia, the U.S., and 10 other countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region and South America. But as the political season approached and voters registered their concerns by supporting Mr.

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Four dead after explosion at United States base in Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the insurgent group was behind the suicide attack inside Bagram, claiming it inflicted "heavy casualties on United States invaders". "Force protection is always a top priority for us in Afghanistan, and we will investigate this tragedy to determine any steps we can take to improve it", Carter said.

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EU foreign ministers to gather to grapple with Trump impact

Ms Mogherini said the European Union would not be competing with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but rather would strengthen the alliance, and nor would it be creating an European Union army or a military headquarters. "I don't think Europe should be anxious about Donald Trump ". 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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Thousands of South Korean Protesters Demand President's Resignation

While her opponents are not expected to try to force her to step down - the opposition is not ready yet for elections, and constitutional term limits mean she has less than 18 months left in office - they could leave her badly weakened politically.

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Southeast Indiana hunters must meet stricter deer check-in requirements

Hunters can bring their deer into Vermont Fish & Wildlife stations, including a station at R & L Archery in Barre. DNR officials say with each deer hunting license (archery/crossbow and gun), hunters will receive one Buck Deer Carcass Tag valid statewide.

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Jay Z, Beyonce headline concert for Clinton

And the question is whether the same number of African-American votes will be cast as there were for Barack Obama, who re-engineered the way Democrats win the White House by juicing turnout among friendly demographics. "I want her to know that her possibilities are limitless", Beyoncé said. "Just me. No guitar, no piano, no nothing". Jay Z performed several of his hit songs Friday night, and some of the lyrics used the N-word, F-word and motherf--, though he did self-censor at some points.

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44 per cent people found ATMs non-functional

The limit for various categories of withdrawals has been raised, exemptions extended till November 24, and micro-ATMs will be deployed in rural and semi-urban centres. The cash withdrawal limits for banks will apply in case of DCCBs also. All Central Government Departments and Public Sector Enterprises are being instructed to use the method of e-payments to the maximum extent possible.

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Please 'Note': How to Exchange Money and Get the New Indian Rupee

The government had assured users that ATM machines across the nation will start to pump out smaller denomination notes as well as new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes . She said numerous ATMs which are configured to dispense Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes cannot dispense Rs 100 notes, so they have to be reconfigured now. As of now, we have only collected Rs 100 notes from banks.

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Chinese spend billions on Singles' Day

I've spent far too much time at the mall as a teenager, elbowed my way past shoppers for Boxing Day steals in Canada and snuck online at the office to snag Cyber Monday deals in the U.S. "The only glitch this year was singer Katy Perry's abrupt cancellation of a performance of the event's kickoff ceremony", Rob says . It also provides insight into China's swing to online shopping, especially via smartphones.

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South Korean President's ex-aides questioned over scandal involvement

Ahn Bong-Geun and Lee Jae-Man, who served as Park's key advisers until last month, are accused of helping Choi to visit the presidential office. The protesters are calling for Park's resignation after it was revealed that she shared secret documents with her longtime advisor Choi Soon-sil, even though the religious leader didn't hold an official position in the government.

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Ryan praises Trump choice of Priebus for White House Chief of Staff

Trump's election", he added. Priebus said that Bannon is "very wise and smart" and "was a force for good on this campaign". A few months later, when Trump tapped Bannon to serve as a key adviser to his campaign, Beck raised the alarm again, declaring that Bannon was "quite possibly the most risky guy in all of American politics".

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Trump, China's Xi Talk Trade; But Apple, Boeing Warned

In the phone call Monday, Xi told Trump that both sides must "promote the two countries' economic development and global economic growth" and "push for better development going forward in China-U.S. "Finally, the new president will be condemned for his recklessness, ignorance and incompetence". Politicians and business people such as Donald Trump suggest that Chinese businesses are ripping off US companies by creating copycat products.

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Iran: Trump can overturn the nuclear deal

Republican Trump said during the election campaign that he would abandon the nuclear deal reached between Tehran and six world powers in 2015 that curbed Iran's nuclear programme in return for the removal of global sanctions. A leading contender in France's presidential elections in April and May is far right leader Marine Le Pen, who wants to quit the European Union and who hailed Trump's victory, saying it "buried the old order".

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Dave Chappelle Hosts Funny And Heartfelt 'Saturday Night Live' Episode

The show's first episode since Donald Trump's election victory began on a sombre note with Kate McKinnon - dressed as Hillary Clinton in a wig and pantsuit - singing and playing on piano Cohen's infamous tearjerker "Hallelujah". Pledging allegiance to ISIS, he said about the Pulse nightclub shooting, is not the same as being ISIS: "It's like shouting out 'Wu-Tang!' during sex - that don't mean I'm in the Wu-Tang Clan".

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Immigrants demonstrate against Trump

Protesters initially met at Pioneer Courthouse Square at 6 p.m. Saturday night before beginning their march at around 6:45 p.m. In Los Angeles, protesters on the steps of City Hall burned a giant papier mache Trump head in protest, later, in the streets they whacked a Trump piñata.

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Michael Moore just published a to-do list to solve America's election woes

Moore previously shadow endorsed Trump prior to November 8th in a viral rant about Hillary Clinton's corruption. Michael Moore in "Where to Invade Next", which he directed. "You lost", Moore said the note read. "So you have a special responsibility as a white person to always object to anybody who uses racism, who spews this hatred".

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Obama says he hopes Trump sends 'signals of unity' after campaign

Amid dire predictions about the end of the republic and the global order, Obama said that Trump's inexperience in politics and lack of intellectual baggage could be an asset. He appeared to mock a reporter with a physical disability and threatened to sue several women who accused him of assaulting them. Asked what he thought about Breitbart News Chairman Stephen Bannon's appointment as chief strategist, Obama declined to comment, citing his desire for a smooth transition of power.

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Pope asks homeless to pardon Christians who spurned the poor

The invitation, made by the pontiff as Catholics celebrate the Holy Year of Mercy , was extended to people of all faiths. Along with cardinals and other prelates dressed in impeccably pressed, bright green vestments, homeless people sat near the ornate central altar.

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GOP Under Pressure to Defend Trump's Appointment of Steve Bannon

Social media is swirling with videos such as the one of white middle school kids taunting Latino classmates with chants of "build the wall!" On the issues, however, Trump made it clear he intends to aggressively push a right-wing agenda, pledging to name justices to the Supreme Court who are against abortion and for gun rights.

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Quake leaves cows stranded on a tiny 'island'

More than 600 residents and 1,200 tourists are now stuck in the town, with Prime Minister John Key warning they were now facing "horrendous" conditions. The family was among dozens of people who took shelter in the capital's parliamentary complex, which threw open its doors. Authorities at Environment Canterbury have told people to stay away from the river and floodplains due to the potential threat of landslides, with those who live by rivers are being told to expect an evacuation.

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Obama says immigration is good for US economy

Trump has vowed to unravel almost every aspect of Obama's foreign policy, decrying what he says are bad trade deals, leaving pending agreements with Pacific nations and the European Union virtually dead. that was impervious to events that might have sunk another candidate, that's powerful stuff", Obama said in his first press conference since the historic 2016 election.

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China hopes India-Japan nuclear deal will cement non-nuclear regime

After six years of negotiations, India closed the civil nuclear deal with Japan, the only country in the world to have suffered a nuclear attack - during the Second World War. PM Narendra Modi said: "I wish to thank Prime Minister Abe for the support extended for India's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group". The two major Asian countries exchanged notes that will allow Japan to stop its cooperation with India if the South Asian country carries out a nuclear test, in order to block the ...

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Iraq PM says Amnesty endangering civilian lives

One resident, Taha Daoud, said: "People used to come to these springs from all around the world, from the Gulf, Europe, Asia, they would all come here". Amnesty International reported that for having suspected ties guys dressed in Iraqi national authorities uniforms tortured and killed up. "Units of the 9th Armoured Division and the Hashed al-Ashaeri [tribal militia] are beginning to advance to liberate the villages of Abbas Rajab and al-Nomaniyah, toward Nimrud", it said.

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Russia, Iran talk $10B arms deal

Moscow has announced its readiness to develop military-technical cooperation with Tehran. "There are no problems, but here we should act via the UNSC mechanism, unfortunately", the diplomat concluded. "On the one hand, this may be one of the differences between Russian Federation and the new United States government, but on the other hand, it can make Iran more interested in cooperation with Russian Federation", he said.

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Russia's Moldovan victory is far from complete

Earlier in the day, the Central Election Commission said that Dodon was winning the election with 55.48 percent of the vote after nearly 95 percent of votes counted. member, could possibly end its ongoing integration efforts with the regional bloc. Transfer of power to the elected president of Bulgaria Rumen Radev nominated by the Initiative Committee, headed by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, should be held January 22, 2017, and only then the country can appoint the date of the ...

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Obama hosts Trump: 'If you succeed, then the country succeeds'

After meeting with President Obama at the White House yesterday, Trump fired off a couple of tweets , including one complaining about "professional protestors" who he claims have been "incited by the media". "The president is quite honest about fulfilling the basic responsibility that he has to the American people and our democracy to ensure a smooth transition to the next presidency", Earnest said.

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Syrian forces regain control of Al-Assad, Minyan districts

In Syria, government forces claim to have regained control of Al-Assad and Minyan districts in west of Aleppo city. "My attitude was you're fighting Syria, Syria is fighting Isis, and you have to get rid of Isis", he said in a wide-ranging interview with the Wall Street Journal on Friday.He has also been emphatic about mending ties with Russia, Syria's long-standing ally and military backer in the conflict.

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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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