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Obama getting crash course in Greek mythology

Obama is due to visit Germany on Wednesday, the main champion of economic austerity in the euro zone. Clinton's supporters say she faced a hard balancing act: She embraced Obama, hoping to avoid alienating his supporters, while simultaneously trying to acknowledge the persistent economic challenges and the uneven economic recovery.

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Financial markets tell the world what they think of Trump as president

Other countries also will suffer similar losses if Trump makes good on promises of a more aggressive approach toward China, Germany, Japan, South Korea and other trading partners, economists said. Traditional safe havens such as sovereign bonds, the Japanese yen and gold all rallied. Last year, amid a much improved US economy and a tightening labor market, their incomes had jumped by 6 percent, according to the Center's analysis.

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Nigerian troops rescue another missing Chibok schoolgirl

The government said it was hoping to secure the release of 83 other girls believed to be from Chibok being held by a different factions of the extremist group. "There are no reported cases of infractions of law by policemen on or off duty", Don Awunah, a spokesman for Nigeria's national police force, said on Monday in response to the allegations.

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Chennai: Muslim outfit holds protest against SIMI encounter

Additionally, they have also found soap bars with key imprints that, it is said, may have been used to duplicate as many as 17 keys, says the article by India TV . Congress leader Digvijay Singh led the opposition charge, saying the NIA probe, ordered into the jailbreak, should be court-monitored and called for a separate judicial probe into "why only undertrial activists of SIMI and Muslims were involved in jailbreaks" in Madhya Pradesh.

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Top Trump adviser says Israeli settlements are not an obstacle to peace

The Israeli right has welcomed such statements and seized on Trump´s victory to promote its cause - including, for some, a call to bury the two-state solution once and for all. Marc Zell, the head of Republicans Overseas Israel branch, at the Kosel on Wednesday, after Dondald Trump won the American election. Israeli media reported on Sunday the bill would stop the use of public address systems for calls to prayer.

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Obama: Trump committed to upholding North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. "The good thing is that we now see that Europeans are actually investing more in defence". "The European Union reiterates its resolute commitment to the (Iran nuclear deal)", the bloc's foreign ministers said in a statement in Brussels.

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S Korea prosecutors to question President Park Geun-hye

Along with former presidential secretary Jeong Ho-seong, they were among Park's most trusted secretaries who had been working with her since she was a lawmaker. Choi was arrested November 3 on charges of fraud and abuse of power for allegedly extorting large sums of money based on her friendship with Park. Park will be the first sitting president to be questioned by prosecutors over a criminal case.

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Pie in the sky: New Zealand makes pizza drone delivery

Domino's Group CEO and Managing Director, Don Meij, said drones would soon be an essential component of deliveries. "They can avoid traffic congestion and traffic lights, and safely reduce the delivery time and distance by travelling directly to customers" homes.

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ICC: US forces may have used torture in Afghanistan

If the ICC chose to proceed with the investigation it would be a major rebuke to the counterterrorism policies under former President George W. Bush. The majority of incidents were believed to have taken place between 2003 and 2004, and allegedly continued until the end of 2014.

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Smoke in area coming from wildfires in North Carolina

Thousands of acres continue to burn in western North Carolina as wildfires rip through the drought-stricken region. He said Mullins would post selfie videos on Facebook from the scene of various fires, delivering what he called a "Weather Outlook" segment for his viewers.

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Withdrawal limits at banks, ATMs raised; new Rs 500 notes launched

While banks remained closed yesterday on account of Guru Nanak Jayanti in many parts of the country, cash-starved customers again were disappointed today with most of the ATMs running out of the cash. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has indicated that recalibration of ATMs for dispensation of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes may take up to three weeks.

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'Termination clause in N-deal with Japan not binding on India'

The Agreement for Cooperation on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy was accompanied by a separate "note" that reflects the views and understanding of Japan, the only country to have suffered a nuclear strike. "The agreement is a legal framework to ensure India acts responsibly for the peaceful use of nuclear energy", Abe said. When specifically asked whether the pact will be signed during Modi's visit, he only said, "I can not pre-judge outcome of the talks".

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Hellebuyck stops 27 shots to help Jets beat Blackhawks 4-0

Connor Hellebuyck finally made the statement he was looking for all season. Connor Hellebuyck made 27 saves for his first shutout of the season, rookie Patrik Laine scored his NHL-leading 12th goal and the Winnipeg Jets beat the division-leading Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Tuesday night.

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Harry Reid Tells Trump To Dump His 'Champion of White Supremacists'

Controversy has since erupted over Bannon, the former CEO of Trump's presidential campaign, due to his tenure at Breitbart News. If trump is serious about seeking unity, the first thing he should do is rescind his appointment of Steve Bannon .

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Bomber kills 4 near Afghanistan Defense Ministry

The target is unclear but there were casualties, he said. The suicide bomber was on foot in the Pul-e Mahmood Khan area near the Afghan Defense Ministry compound, said Sediq Sediqi, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry. And last Thursday, a powerful Taliban truck bomb struck the German consulate in northern Mazar-i-Sharif city, killing at least six people and wounding more than 100 others.

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Iraqi forces attack IS in east Mosul neighborhood

MOSUL, Iraq (AP ) - Iraqi special forces pushed deeper into the northern city of Mosul on Wednesday, backed by airstrikes but under attack by rockets and suicide bombers from the Islamic State group. The United Nations said smoke from oil wells and a chemical plant torched by ISIL near Mosul has forced more than 1,500 people to seek medical treatment for respiratory problems.

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Moldova: Pro-Russia presidential candidate declares victory

Earlier in the day, PSRM candidate Dodon was declared a victor in Sunday's presidential runoff, securing 52.18 percent of the votes. Moldovans voted in a presidential election in which the favo. "A very serious combat is ahead but we are ready for this combat", he told Russian state TV, referring to an election he wants to bring forward by a year.

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Former French economy minister Macron announces presidential bid

The favourite to win the poll, running on a centrist ticket, had been former Prime Minister Alain Juppe. Emmanuel Macron, former French economy minister and head of the political movement "En Marche" or "Forward", arrives to deliver a speech to announce his candidacy for the 2017 French presidential election as part of a visit at the Campus des Metiers et de l'Entreprise in Bobigny, near Paris , France, November 16, 2016.

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Chief of Staff Announcement 'Imminent'

Both Clinton and Obama made speeches urging exactly that last week. Kellyanne Conway on Fox News Sunday . His U-turn on Obamacare - which, as a candidate, Trump had branded a disaster - was prompted by his White House meeting with the outgoing president.

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Moldova's pro-Russian president calls for early elections

Initial results on Monday show Igor Dodon leading in Moldova's presidential runoff. Earlier in the day, PSRM candidate Dodon was declared a victor in Sunday's presidential runoff, securing 52.18 percent of the votes. Worldwide election observers, however, said "fundamental freedoms were respected", even though "polarized media coverage, harsh rhetoric detracted from the process".

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Ross Harris Found Guilty On All Counts In Hot Car Trial

Rather, Harris faces a maximum sentence of life without parole, plus an additional 42 years. Defense attorney Maddox Kilgore told reporters Harris didn't talk about the verdict when his lawyers came to his holding cell after the verdict was read.

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US forces may have committed war crimes

Detailing her office's initial findings, Bensouda said "at least 61 detainees" were subjected to "torture (and) cruel treatment" by United States armed forces in Afghanistan between May 1, 2003 and December 31, 2014. "We are, as ever, deeply committed to complying with the law of war", Pentagon spokesperson Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said Tuesday. U.S. rejects ICC ´war crimes´ probe was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 16, 2016 and was last ...

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Sen. Barbara Boxer seeking to abolish Electoral College after Trump victory

Most of the time , the electors will vote for whichever candidate their state has "pledged" votes towards. John McCain, his opponent in 2008, to stop fighting health-care reform because "the election is over". Clinton, however, received 88 percent of the black vote compared to Obama's 93 percent. You don't have to like the Trump won. When asked whether he would seek the advice of Bill Clinton, Trump said "I would certainly think about that".

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Amona, West Bank settlement must be razed by December 25

The Palestinians see Israeli settlements as a major obstacle to reaching a peace agreement and want them dismantled. "This would represent an unprecedented and troubling step that is inconsistent with prior Israeli legal opinion and also break longstanding Israeli policy of not building on private Palestinian land".

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Trump adviser: He might rethink Israel, Iran plans

Of course, there is also the Iran nuclear deal (fiercely opposed by Israel) as well and Trump's promise to scrap the "the stupidest deal of all time". "Israel, Russia, the United States and many other countries share the objective of defeating the Islamic State", Netanyahu said. "I look forward to strengthening the unbreakable bond between our great nations", Trump told the Israeli paper .

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Nigel Farage pictured with Donald Trump inside gold lift

During the election campaign, a number of women came forward to say Mr Trump had groped them. They really enjoy each other's company, said Ms Conway. When asked on Fox News about Mrs May meeting the new President-elect, he told Fox News: "I think he has got to meet her". Nigel Farage is "delighted" for the election of Donald Trump and speaking to Talk Radio he described outgoing US President Barack Obama as a "loathsome individual" and a "creature" that did not like Britain.

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Pakistan orders 400 Turks to leave ahead of Erdogan's visit

PakTurk educates more than 10,000 students in Pakistan and denies any affiliation with the cleric Fethullah Gulen, or his "Hizmet" movement. A motorcyclist drives past as billboards showing portraits of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , center, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain , left, and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , right, welcome Erdogan to Islamabad , Paki.

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Bernie Says the Revolution Is Now

Sanders said that millions of working-class voters' decision to back Trump was "an embarrassment" to the party and Democrats must take a strong stand against the role of corporate interests in politics. During the long primary slog against Sanders , he insisted the campaign make stops in Wisconsin, which ended up being the last time either Clinton appeared in the state.

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US Catholic bishops elect Texas cardinal to top post

In elections November 15, the bishops elected Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston to be president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Catholics are by far the largest faith tradition in the USA, with more than 68 million members, according to the CARA research center at Georgetown University.

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In Syria Regime raids hit east Aleppo for first time in month

Russian Federation also launched strikes from its aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov , according to BBC . It said Russian planes were carrying out strikes in Syria's Idlib and Homs provinces, and did not specifically mention Aleppo, which has seen much of the fiercest fighting in Syria's war.

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Democrats must not be discouraged or divided: Hillary Clinton

We have traveled too far to descend back into racism and sexism". "Something is fundamentally wrong and what I'm trying to do right now is bring about structural changes in the Democratic Party so that it becomes a grassroots party". "The Democratic Party has not been strong in standing up for the needs of working families. I think people are saying, 'Well, the Democrats haven't done it for us, let me try this guy Trump'".

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Pentagon to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation: talk to Team Trump

European Union foreign ministers have reaffirmed their support for the Iran nuclear agreement, which U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has branded the "worst deal in the world" and vowed to renegotiate. National Security Advisor Susan Rice said earlier Monday that allies can assume the USA will uphold its defense obligations, according to an Agence France-Presse report.

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Still Reeling, Democrats Begin Battling for Future

He has already been endorsed by U.S. Sen. Dean said the party needs a full-time chairman. Othera that have been floated include one-time DNC chair Howard Dean , former Maryland governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O'Malley, South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Jaime Harrison , and the DNC national finance chairman Henry Muñoz III.

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43 killed, 100 injured in Pakistan shrine bombing

According to reports, Medical superintendent of Jam Ghulam Qadir Hospital hub 50 people have lost their life in today's bomb blast. At least 30 people were killed after a deadly explosion ripped through a shrine in Balochistan province of Pakistan.

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With a Push, Argument on NYC Subway Platform Turned Fatal

Turner, who lives on Linden Blvd.in Queens, was taken to Bellevue Hospital after the October 19 incident. The victim was shoved onto the tracks of a southbound No. Though trains were bypassing Times Square-42nd Street in the hours following the incident, 1, 2 and 3 trains resumed service with delays by 6:14 p.m., the MTA's website said .


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