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Turkey thanks Pakistan for moving against alleged dissidents

Both spoke on condition of anonymity saying they feared for their safety when they returned to Turkey . The PakTurk schools operate a network of 28 schools and colleges in Islamabad , Peshawar, Lahore , Quetta, Karachi, Hyderabad, Khairpur and Jamshoro.

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Sorry anxious Americans, becoming a Canadian isn't that easy

Ambassador David MacNaughton, on a conference call with journalists, said free trade on lumber, long an irritant, would be one of the first things he'd like to see if there's a new agreement. "There's going to be a bit of a dislocation between what's happening in Canada and what is likely to happen in the United States under a Trump administration".

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Trading places: What Trump means for free trade in Asia

Trump repeatedly expressed opposition to the trade pact during the presidential election campaign and congressional leaders have vowed not to advance it after his victory. Trump said he would demand that allies such as Japan and South Korea contribute more to the cost of basing USA troops in their countries. "We also would like to use this opportunity to input the importance of the Japan-U.S.

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Cotton: No Thaw With Russia Until Putin Adopts 'New Set of Boundaries'

Sen. John McCain, the powerful chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sent his first shot across the bow of President-elect Donald Trump's national security plans Tuesday, saying that any attempt to "reset" relations with Russian Federation was unacceptable.

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Trump goes out for dinner unexpectedly as transition continues

At the top of his list for senior economic positions are campaign finance chair and Wall Street veteran Steve Mnuchin as treasury secretary, and long-time backer and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary, according to Trump ally and activist investor Carl Icahn.

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Will soon dispense 20, 50 rupee notes to help public: SBI Chief

Since the old notes were declared invalid for transaction - a reform praised for its crackdown on black money - India has been waiting in line for the new currency (Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes). We hope and are trying that we can sort this problem by end of November. Earlier in the day, Shaktikanta Das, secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, said the finance ministry would be setting up a task force for re-calibration of ATMs under the chairmanship of deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of ...

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Turkish President Erdogan in Pakistan on two-day visit

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said that the ongoing tension on the Line of Control (LoC) and the situation in Kashmir could not be ignored. His government later seized hundreds of social, educational and health care facilities and sacked thousands of employees on suspicion of working for Gulen.

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Hillary Clinton wins New Hampshire's 4 Electoral College votes

If candidates felt obliged to blanket the entire country with visits and advertising, it would set off a scramble for even more campaign money, leaving candidates more beholden to special interests. Will he make the country more safe or less safe for marginalized people? "We probably have about 7 million votes left to count". The democrats had more money to spend and more media on their side.

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British government drops plans to curb power of House of Lords

The House of Commons leader David Lidington has confirmed the plans to curtail the vetoing powers of peers have been scrapped. The review by Conservative politician Thomas Galbraith, known as Lord Strathclyde, recommended that the upper house could ask the elected lower chamber, the House of Commons, to "think again" on legislation it disagreed with, but that the Commons should have the final say.

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Russian army begin a military operation in Syria

Earlier in the day, Pentagon officials said they had indications that the Russians had lost a plane, and Fox News - quoting intelligence officials - reported that the aircraft, a MiG-29K, went down after appearing to have mechanical issues shortly after takeoff.

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Japan's Abe to be First World Leader to Meet With Trump

He had also criticized the huge trade deal signed between US President Barack Obama with Japan and other Pacific Rim countries. Abe is due to meet Trump in New York Thursday, the first world leader to do so. Japan agreed last December to boost spending for US forces in Japan by 1.4 percent for the next five years, at an average of 189.3 billion yen ($1.74 billion) per year.

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Wisconsin asks to keep 'Making a Murderer' inmate locked up

Magistrate Judge William E. Duffin, but today things took a turn as Seventh Circuit judges granted a motion from Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel to stay Dassey's release until the resolution of the appeal, paperwork obtained by ABC News shows.

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. passes stress test extreme scenarios

A "sudden increase" in interest rates could send house prices crashing and unemployment rates soaring, data released Thursday by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) suggests. CMHC said its capital holdings are sufficient for the scenarios it used in its test cases. In yet another scenario the Crown corporation said its insurance business would lose more than $2-billion if Canada experienced a "U.S.

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Senate Democrats Elect Chuck Schumer As New Minority Leader

McConnell is widely popular among Republicans and his election was by acclimation on Wednesday. Schumer is a tireless networker who hangs out most weekday mornings in the Senate gym to talk with colleagues, particularly his Republican friends, to try to cut bipartisan deals.

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Oil prices edge higher as Opec meeting looms

However, Bob Yawger, director of the futures division at Mizuho Securities USA, stated, "The Nigerian, Iranian and Iraqi oil ministers are absent from the Doha talks but you do have the world's two biggest producers, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation".

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Get Ready For The Trump Administration's Immigration Plans

Bush's justice department shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks. Trump has long embraced the policies of immigration hard-liners like Kobach meant to curb illegal immigration from Mexico and cut off potential immigration by would-be terrorists.

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Erdogan calls for world unity to counter terrorism

In a joint press conference along with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif following delegation-level talks in Islamabad , the Turkish president said that Kashmir dispute needed to be resolved through dialogue between Pakistan and India keeping in view the aspirations of the Kashmiri people and the United Nations resolutions.

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Southgate nailed on for England

Gareth Southgate edged closer to being appointed England's permanent manager with a victory that weakened Gordon Strachan's grip on the Scotland job. "He has that experience and he knows how it is, he knows the pressure you're under when you go and play in an England shirt so he can relate very closely".

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Stephen Colbert Isn't a Fan of Donald Trump's Twitter Feed

The late night host talked about the current state of Trump's transition team as he attempts to figure out who he wants helping him run the White House. Given that a reported 44 percent of Americans get their news from Facebook (where "It's OK to poke without consent"), the clickbait had an effect, Colbert said.

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At least 1mn of Obama-approved immigrants still risk deportation under Trump

But dreamers, named for the failed DREAM Act, which had proposed a multistep process to permanent residency, are dealing with those fears in different ways. Just the other day there was an immigration raid across the street from his house, he said. "That's not me being pessimistic-it's comprehending what likely lies ahead", says "Vanessa", 32, an undocumented student in San Francisco who is training to work in the tech sector.

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Philippine president wants to be friends with Trump, Putin

Putin already discussed Syria with President-elect Donald Trump over the phone and they both agreed on the need to combine efforts in the fight against what the Kremlin called their No. Mr Giuliani, who is being lined up for the job of Secretary of State - America's equivalent of foreign secretary - blasted: "Russia thinks it's a military competitor - it really isn't".

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Kerry: 'Overwhelming majority' in United States back Paris climate deal

Trump's election has created uncertainty about the USA role in the Paris deal, which calls on all countries to reduce or curb their greenhouse gas emissions and encourages rich countries to help poor ones deal with climate change. Trump has pledged to remove the USA from a landmark climate change agreement. "Because of the market decisions that are being made [the current American clean energy transition], I do not believe that that can or will be reversed".

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Minnesota prosecutors to provide update on Castile case

About 50 protesters gathered early Wednesday evening outside the JJ Hill Montessori School where Castile was a longtime cafeteria worker. "We haven't won the war, but we won a battle", activist Loretta VanPelt told the crowd. In Alton Sterling's case, the two Baton Rouge officers who were involved in his death, Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II, were never charged and put on paid administrative leave , despite a history of complaints regarding the use of excessive force.

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Ocular Therapeutix Inc. (OCUL) Rating Reiterated by RBC Capital Markets

This is a technical analysis stock rating for Ocular Therapeutix Inc (NASDAQ:OCUL). JMP Securities is following shares of Ocular Therapeutix, Inc . Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.66% of the company's stock. Credit Suisse AG boosted its position in Ocular Therapeutix by 58.2% in the third quarter.

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WHO Condemns Attacks on Five Hospitals in Syria

The bombardment hit in besieged neighborhoods of Aleppo, as well as the surrounding countryside and the nearby rebel-held province of Idlib. Russian Federation has said its air raids and missile strikes have only been targeting Idlib province and the central province of Homs to root out militants of ISIS and the al Qaeda-linked group.

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USA slams proposed Israeli bill on settlements as 'troubling step'

Domestic and global critics of the Israeli policy have said efforts to preserve the hilltop outposts is a sign that the right-wing government seeks to expand the footprint of occupied West Bank settlements to block the creation of a contiguous Palestinian state.

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Schumer to head Senate Democrats, as Sanders gets key budget panel spot

After her defeat last week, Sanders said he did not talk to her directly, only on a conference call."She ended up getting more votes that Mr. Trump and it goes without saying that she has a very important role to play about the future of the Democratic party", he said.

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Climate Scientists Fear Trump Victory Will Freeze Global Warming Progress

As Trump has said he would abolish the Environmental Protection Agency, it is fathomable that under his leadership the USA will halt work toward clean energy. As the 1992 agreement is an worldwide treaty, the president does not have to consult with the Senate before withdrawing. "Other major countries in this process will continue to go ahead with the climate commitments that they have made under Paris, not because they're trying to please the United States, but because it's in their own ...

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Germany Opposes Interference in Turkey's Accession to the EU

The visit comes at a moment of strong tension between Ankara and Brussels after a wave of arrests of journalists and Kurdish lawmakers and the publication of the European Union annual report on the state of adhesion talks, rejected by Turkey as "far from objective".

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Big 12 has plenty to sort out, including champion

Of course a return to the days when the No. 10 Mountaineers (8-1, 5-1 Big 12) rushed the ball for 300 yards per game would truly enhance the team's chances on Saturday. West Virginia likes to keep their offensive attack balanced. "We're up 17-3 and it should've been 24-3". "[Mayfield] is ridiculous, the way he can trigger a pass, as quick as he can do it", Kansas coach David Beaty said.

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Obama says will come back to Germany for Oktoberfest

Obama plans to meet later Thursday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and hold a joint news conference with her. President Barack Obama prodded Donald Trump on Thursday to take a tougher approach toward Russian Federation, urging the president-elect to "stand up" to Moscow when it violates global norms.

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Samsung headquarters raided in political corruption probe

Park named Kim, who served as a chief policy adviser to the late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun, as her new prime minister nominee last Wednesday, sparking an immediate backlash by the opposition because she failed to consult them on the decision.

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Did John Podesta attend a Satanic sex dinner at Marina Abramovic's house?

The term comes from a project the performance artist did back in 1996 in which she painted surrealist cookbook instructions on the sides of gallery walls in pigs' blood. Dear Tony, I am so looking forward to the Spirit Cooking dinner at my place. Thus, while Abramovic's " Spirit Eating " is technically not Satanic, nor Crowleyan, nor Thelemic, and thus not a part of the rituals of the Ordo Templi Orientis (OTO) which Crowley took over running during his time , it is certainly in the ...

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Baltimore teacher yells n-word at black students

In a statement Thursday, the Baltimore City Public School District confirmed the incident took place inside a classroom at Harlem Park Elementary/Middle School on Tuesday. The parent went to the school to complain and was told of the teacher's dismissal. "The teacher involved in the incident is no longer employed by City Schools".

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China steps into Hong Kong dispute amid protests

Liu now serves as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. On Sunday, street battles erupted as thousands in Hong Kong protested China's intervention in the dispute. Not quite 20 years later, "we're beginning to see what we feared most: living under communist rule", said Jason Y. Ng, a political commentator who wrote the book Umbrellas in Bloom , which documented street protests in 2014.


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