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Hate crimes increase against Muslims — FBI report

Levin reported at the time. "Sadly, the contentious tone from the 2016 election has translated into a moment of ripeness for the haters to deface properties across the country with some of the most unsettling anti-Semitic and racist imagery", said Jonathan Greenblatt, the group's CEO.

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Bernie Sanders "deeply humiliated" Democrats can't talk to working class

There may be crazies out there, but it's condescending for us to say they're nuts and they're insane and they're - does not open the conversation, does not make us a country more united by just saying that everything that they possibly feel is wrong.

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European Union ministers move on regional security, reaffirm Iran deal

He said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation had made possible the "integration of Europe" and ended the Cold War, adding: 'European leaders have always understood that going it alone is not an option '. They also agreed that the European Union needed its own joint forces that could be sent, if needed, to "situations of high security risk in the regions surrounding the EU", for instance, in Africa, but said those types of operations would be commanded by national HQs.

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Insurgents hit by heavy fire from Russian forces

Ibrahim al-Haj, of the Syrian Civil Defense, said that by late afternoon his group had counted 72 air raids in nine different neighborhood of eastern Aleppo . Initial reports showed seven people were killed and 32 were wounded in attacks that mostly hit residential areas in the besieged city, he said. "Our house is being shaken", Modar Sheikho, a nurse and anti-government activist in rebel-held Aleppo , said in a text message.

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Cows stranded by New Zealand quake have been rescued

Monday's quake was felt thoughout New Zealand. Rugby World Cup victor McCaw, who represented the All Blacks a record 148 times, has been flying rescue missions in the area, New Zealand media reported. New Zealand Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee said that the USS Sampson was heading south to Kaikoura and would be able to deploy two helicopters to help in the evacuation.

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Iranian reporter Mohsen Khazaei killed in Syria's Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based war monitor, said the army and its allies made several advances on the divided city's western edge this week, hampering the rebel offensive to break the siege of opposition-held districts.

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BoE boss warns of rising inflation on Brexit-hit pound

Inflation has slipped month on month. However, there were signs that the currency fall was ramping up costs for manufacturers, with the Producer Prices Index (PPI) showing total input prices rising 12.2% in October, compared to a 7.3% rise in September.

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Supreme Court judge reignites Article 50 row

Lady Brenda Hale has also suggested "comprehensive" legislation may be required to trigger Article 50 , potentially delaying Brexit for two years. "As is well known, the referendum on whether the United Kingdom should leave or remain in the European Union (EU) produced a majority of 51.8% in favour of leaving", said Hale.

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New MSF survey: Thousands of kids dying in northeast Nigeria

Under-five mortality rates in the camps are more than double the threshold for declaring an emergency, Ms Roberts said. The IS high command said in August that Shekau had been replaced as leader by Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the 22-year-old son of Boko Haram's founder Mohammed Yusuf.

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'Good Samaritan' Shoots Man Attacking Deputy

My deepest and honest appreciation goes to the citizen who engaged the crazed assailant and stopped the imminent threat of great bodily harm or death to our Deputy. He fell down on top of the police officer", Mr. Smith, also a witness, told NBC-2. He "got on his mic, then rolled over back on the ground besides the guy".

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation says 2 United States service members killed in Afghanistan

In October a year ago, Obama announced plans to keep 9,800 United States troops in Afghanistan through 2016 and 5,500 in 2017, reneging on his promise to end the war there and bring home most American forces from the Asian country before he leaves office.

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United States to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands

Some activists voiced concern over President-elect Donald Trump's anti-immigration stance, questioning whether he would honor the resettlement deal. Turnbull believes Trump - who campaigned to ban Muslim migration - will pursue the national interests of the USA once he is sworn in on January 20.

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Dasuki will not attend father's burial

We had discussed with the DG SSS and he was offered the opportunity to visit his late father on his hospital bed in Abuja. The source said Dasuki repeatedly pleaded with the Director General of the DSS to allow him pay his last respect to his father even if it means he will be in handcuffs at the funeral but Daura declined saying there is no such privilege for detained suspects.

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Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi to appear in Bhiwandi court today

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation decision. Rahul, who is scheduled to arrive in the city on Tuesday evening, will proceed to Bhiwandi in neighbouring Thane district the next morning to attend the court proceedings beginning at 10 am, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam said.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation report reveals hate crimes against Muslims rose by 67% in 2015

Based on 2016 data in places such as Ohio, Texas, Delaware and NY, he estimated that anti-Muslim hate crimes are "either at or above the levels of 2015". Attacks against blacks accounted for 1,745 of all hate crimes in 2015 and 2,201 victims. The data are the most exhaustive available in measuring hate crimes reported across the country.

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ICC prosecutors: US forces may have committed war crimes

And she blamed the Taliban and its allies for the deaths of some 17,000 civilians since 2007 to December 2015 in a brutal insurgency with "numerous attacks" on schools, hospitals and mosques. Rather it appeared "these alleged crimes were committed" as part of "a policy or policies aimed at eliciting information through the use of interrogation techniques involving cruel or violent methods".

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Panic in India as millions rush to exchange currency

Pankaj works at the Gujarat secretariat. The piece said although Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a number of steps to end corruption those measures "are without teeth and can't scratch the surface of the problem". The BSP supremo was offered a garland of currency notes at a party rally in Lucknow when she was the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Accusing Modi of not even fulfilling "one-fourth of his poll promises", the BSP supremo asked the prime minister what had he done for the ...

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New York subway death: Person shoved in front of train

The suspect allegedly pushed the victim in front of a southbound 1 train as the train was coming into the Times Square station around 1:20 p.m., police said. Some witnesses said the victim and the suspect were involved in a dispute before the fatal shove, Aubry said, but it was not immediately clear whether the women knew each other.

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NDA stands behind PM on demonetisation, surgical strikes

He told the parties that the credit for the move does not go to him personally but to all parties who have stood by the government, adding he will continue to take the drive forward as the steps taken by him have given hope to people that things will improve.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Company Seeks Courts Permission To Move Forward

Hundreds of protesters against the Dakota Access oil pipeline gathered outside a work staging area west of Mandan, North Dakota, and disrupted freight train traffic. Construction of the behemoth 1,172-mile pipeline is about 85 percent complete, Phillips 66, one of the pipeline's investors, said last week. Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II said on Monday that he was "encouraged" by the decision, even though it was not 100% what the Tribe had hoped for.

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South Korea's Park retains lawyer ahead of prosecutors questioning: Yonhap

The official, who is part of the special prosecution team probing the graft and influence-peddling scandal that has also implicated the president's confidante Choi Soon-sil, said the team has notified the president's office that they meant to question her by Wednesday.

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Britain's Brexit firebrand Farage meets Trump in NY

Farage is now the interim leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party. British UKIP leader Niger Farage fully endorsed the choice of Americans in electing Donald Trump. The interim Ukip leader said that while Donald Trump is "pro-Britain" and told Mr Farage his conversation with Mrs May was "nice", some of his team have "reservations about what members of the cabinet have said during the election".

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Injured NYPD sergeant released from hospital after deadly gunfight

Police say the suspect died in the gunbattle with police. The officers had been responding to a report of an armed home invasion by Rosales at the home of his estranged wife. Following the deadly shooting of Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo in the Bronx on Friday , the NYPD's Sergeants Benevolent Association (SBA) has created a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the NYPD/SBA Widows' and Children's Fund.

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Southwest Airlines worker dead in Oklahoma airport shooting

Michael Winchester was a punter on the University of Oklahoma's 1985 national championship team. Police are still looking for a suspect. Balderrama said he does not know the condition of the confirmed victim. Police said the victim sustained "life-threatening injuries" in the shooting and was rushed to the OU Medical Center where he died. They issued a "shelter in place" order via Twitter to people who are in the airport and warned people to avoid the airport.

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Colombia, FARC Rebel Group Announce New Peace Accord

Hours earlier, conservative former President Alvaro, who led the opposition to the original deal, called for the confirmation of the accord to be held up until the victims of the conflict and the deal's opponents could review the text. Thousands of rural farmers, indigenous activists and students marched in cities across Colombia to demand a peace deal between the government an leftist rebels no be scuttled.

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EU, NATO discuss ways to deepen cooperation

She stressed Georgia had "met the criteria and there was a determination to move forward on that". But on Monday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was saying Canada will forge ahead - 450 Canadian soldiers will head to Latvia next year. European governments endorsed a plan aimed at building military cooperation so that the bloc could act alone, as pressure builds on the region to increase its own military spending with the election of Donald Trump .

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Man arrested at Charlotte airport after TSA finds loaded gun in carry-on

TSA officers called Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. On Sunday, a DE man was arrested after he attempted to carry a loaded.22 caliber handgun through an airport checkpoint. The woman claimed that she had just cleaned out her handbag, but didn't know she was carrying a loaded gun. The TSA says "firearms, firearm parts and ammunition" can only be carried on flights in checked baggage - unloaded, properly stored and declared to the airline.

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Economic Minister Ulyukayev charged with bribe-taking

Russian law enforcement agencies have detained Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev after he was suspected of receiving a $2m (£1.6m) bribe in a deal involving state-backed oil giant, Rosneft. Japan and Russia said on Tuesday they would accelerate talks on economic cooperation ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Japan in December, despite the detention of Russia's economy minister.

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Climate momentum will be sustained: US envoy on Trump vote

While attending the United Nations' climate summit in Marrakech, Morocco, Pershing called it "premature to speculate" on what Trump might do once in the Oval Office. "I'm hearing the same from the Europeans". "This is obviously a setback, in part because we started so damn late and there's already quite a bit of damage, but this transition is underway and it's driven by a whole lot of things - human will, local policy, state policy, worldwide policy, technology development", K.C.

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President Buhari arrives Marrakech for COP-22

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he hopes Trump will shift his course on global warming and "understand the seriousness and urgency" of addressing the problem. The president told reporters on Monday, Nov. 14 that the United States needs to keep its support for the landmark treaty as it helps convince other countries to work together in curbing the effects of global warming around the world.

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Julian Assange Questioned About Rape Allegations

The questioning was being led by an Ecuadorean prosecutor. A supporter of Julian Assange attaches a poster to railings after prosecutor Ingrid Isgren from Sweden arrived at Ecuador's embassy to interview him in London , Britain, on November 14, 2016.

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Pope praises diversity of US Catholics

On Nov. 14, Archbishop Gregory urged bishops gathered in Baltimore at the USCCB's fall general assembly to issue, sooner rather than later, a document on racism. Dozens of dioceses and Catholic charities sued President Barack Obama over the Affordable Care Act requirement that employers provide coverage for birth control.

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Judge Orders Brendan Dassey Of 'Making A Murderer' Released From Prison

Attorney General Schimel did indeed file an appeal in September , but according to The Times , the decision to release Dassey regardless was due to the fact that authorities "failed to demonstrate that Dassey represents a present danger to the community".

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'Making A Murderer' Subject Freed By Judge

Under his release conditions, he must submit to the probation and parole office by midday on Tuesday the address where he plans to reside. The attorney general in Wisconsin , Brad Schimel, quickly said he would move to block the release of Dassey.

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Brendan Dassey Of 'Making A Murderer' Is Set To Be Released

Probation Office with an address. "Two state courts carefully examined the evidence and properly concluded that Brendan Dassey's confession to sexually assaulting and murdering Teresa Halbach with his uncle, Steven Avery, was voluntary, and the investigators did not use constitutionally impermissible tactics".


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