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Omaha North High students walk out in protest

And in 2006, students walked out to protest a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would have done the same nationally. The students who walked out received unexcused absences but were not further penalized, Jones told ABC News. Students from the George Washington University gather outside the White House in Washington , D.C., on November 15, 2016 , during a student walkout in protest of Donald Trump's election as president.

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Policies of US President-elect Trump spark concern — United Nations climate talks

I can't speculate about what policies the President-elect will pursue, but I've learned that some issues look a little bit different when you're in office compared to campaign. Bush's administrations in the late 1980s. While world leaders are aiming to keep the worldwide temperature increase below 2degC by 2100, the report's authors estimate that meeting the national commitments to reduce carbon dioxide emissions outlined in the Paris Agreement would still see temperatures rise 2.7degC ...

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Trump To Meet With Japanese PM Shinzo Abe On Thursday

Mr Abe was said to be keen to clarify some of the more controversial remarks on foreign policy that Mr Trump had made on the campaign trail, including a pledge to make United States allies pay more for USA military assistance, and the suggestion that Japan and nearby South Korea should acquire their own nuclear weapons.

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Obama Wants No Comparison to Donald Trump

Obama informed the Greek audience why those values are so important. President Barack Obama lauded the importance of democracy in a speech in Athens today, and warned against the dangers of isolationist policies. "Any action by a president, or any result of an election, or any legislation that is proven flawed can be corrected through the process of democracy", Obama said.

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Russia's Putin dismisses economy minister

Russian Economy Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev has been arrest after being accused of taking bribes and extorting companies. His arrest sent shock waves through the country's ruling elite. "This could trigger a serious government shake-up", he told Gazeta.ru. In July, Ulyukayev opposed the deal, saying state-owned company Rosneft should not participate in the takeover.

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6 people killed in multiple explosions in Maiduguri

The Police Command had earlier confirmed the killing of two suspected suicide bombers after an explosion near a mobile police unit in Jiddari area of Maiduguri . However, one of the female bombers detonated her device killing herself and the male suspect. "I thought we were under a Boko Haram attack until I later found out it was suicide bombers that exploded at the checkpoint".

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Syrian regime bombardment 'kills 25 civilians' in east Aleppo

While some left the village carrying their belongings, others buried the dead, the reporter said . The children were hit when their neighbourhood in rebel-held Aleppo was targeted in renewed intense air strikes. Even without the prospect of intensified bombing, the situation for east Aleppo's 250,000 residents is desperate: the United Nations said it handed out its last food packages last week and the population is facing starvation as winter sets in.

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Obama, European leaders begin meeting

Mr Obama said that Mr Trump, who expressed admiration for Russia's president Vladimir Putin during his campaign, did not have to follow "our blueprint or our approach" but he hoped Mr Trump would not just walk away from the progress made so far.

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Japanese PM becomes first foreign leader to meet President-elect Trump

Nonetheless, on Thursday Abe referred to the talks as "warm" and said: "Alliances can not function without trust, I am now confident that President-elect Trump is a trustworthy leader". Trump's transition office did not provide a readout of their meeting. "I think Abe understands that Trump is a brittle person who takes offense easily and he will want to set a positive tone".

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Murder investigation after man shot sitting in vehicle in Glasgow

Scotland Street remains closed to drivers and pedestrians on this morning while officers carry out an investigation. Police yesterday confirmed that the victim was known to them and that the shooting might be linked to recent incidents in the city involving "criminal elements".

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Philippines' Duterte says may follow Russia's withdrawal from useless ICC

Mogherini said in a statement . "They withdrew their membership". "These human rights and President Obama trivialized, minamaliit nila yong problema", Duterte said, adding that there are over four million drug addicts in the country and the problem is not a joke.

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Here's what you need to know about Fox News' Megyn Kelly

In an appearance on CBS This Morning during which he was primarily promoting his own new book for kids, Give Please a Chance , co-written with James Patterson, O'Reilly appeared to throw some serious shade on the Kelly publication, which she is now promoting on various media platforms.

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How will a Trump presidency affect our economy?

The pundits that forecast that a Trump presidency would have bone jarring reactions worldwide, and in fact in overnight trade it looked like that was exactly what would unfold. "I'm going to work with (his) administration as we move forward in a positive way", Trudeau told a youth forum. "We're going into competition in oil and gas with the United States and they have no carbon tax", he said.

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McCain warns Trump over 'resetting' ties with Russian Federation

President Barack Obama, right, attend a bilateral meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. Trump said several times during the campaign that he admired Putin for his strong leadership - sparking an outcry from critics who noted Russian incursions in Ukraine, Georgia and Syria, and oppression of domestic groups.

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Russia detains economy minister over alleged $2M bribe

He was questioned for hours on Tuesday before being taken to court, where the judge put him under house arrest for two months. Russia's political leadership lined up to cheer the arrest as a sign that top officials in a country long associated with official corruption can no longer operate outside the law with impunity.

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Trump wins the presidency election

Those message stating Clinton won the national popular vote. Hillary Clinton has made her first public appearance since her concession speech Wednesday night, looking noticeably drained and exhausted. The state has until November 28 to make the results official. In the United States , the Electoral College, a system established by Article Two of the Constitution, ultimately decides the presidential election, not the popular vote.

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Refugees in Australia's remote camps offered United States resettlement

Any refugee who refuses to go to the United States would be given a 20-year visa to stay on Nauru , an 8-square-mile atoll with a population of 10,000 people, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said. Following a court decision, Papua New Guinea is already committed to closing the Manus centre. "But some people are so sad because they are anxious about their future".

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Trump foes plead their case to Pa. Electoral College members

When someone boasts that most Americans want Trump and his policies, remind them that most Americans voted for Hillary Clinton and her policies. Though he won the electoral vote, he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton . The speech was part reflection, part pledge to remain strong in the face of a Trump administration, CNN commented. Party electors nearly always vote for the candidate that wins the state's popular vote, even if they are considered "unbound", as they are in Texas.

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OPEC to seal output cut deal

Potentially negative was the news that Iran's oil minister will not be attending the meeting in Doha. Al Falih told Al Arabiya TV that following the Opec announcement, the oil market was on a path toward 'becoming balanced'. The U.S. had imported 1.6 million barrels of Saudi oil as recently as April 2014, according to the EIA. The US, which overtook India in June as the single largest buyer of Nigerian crude, saw its import of the country's crude rise to a high of 12.12 million barrels ...

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Obama gathers key Europe leaders amid questions about Trump

Yet he insisted the USA mustn't gloss over deep disagreements over Syria , Ukraine and basic democratic values. "My hope is that he does not simply take a realpolitik approach and suggest that we just cut some deals with Russian Federation even if it hurts people, even if it violates worldwide norms or even if it leaves smaller countries vulnerable or creates long term problems in countries like Syria", Obama said.

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Donald Trump 'offers Attorney General role to Senator Jeff Sessions'

Reagan appointed Sessions to the federal judiciary in 1986, but his confirmation hearing in the Senate did not go smoothly, with several witnesses testifying about racist remarks Sessions had allegedly made . Sessions cited Trump's stance on illegal immigration as a factor in his endorsement. Ted Cruz and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach . He led efforts in the state to require proof of citizenship-a birth certificate or passport-in order to register to vote.

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Outcry as Pakistan deports teachers linked to Turkish coup suspect

He said, "Turkey is monitoring the rising tension along the line of control (LoC) separating Pakistan and India and the loss of precious lives", saying "such mounting hostility could not be ignored". He added that around 250 people were killed on the night of the failed coup. "Just like Turkey, Pakistan is carrying out a relentless fight against terror".

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Japan's Abe, Trump hold 90-minute meeting in NY

After the talks, a visibly pleased Abe told reporters he was satisfied with the 90-minute meeting - twice the initially scheduled length. On the campaign trail, Trump presented Japan as a trade rival, blasted the Japanese for not paying their share for USA defense, and threatened to tear up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal supported by Abe and his administration.

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Airstrike kills 18 in northern Syria

A hospital damaged after an airstrike on the rebel-held town of Atareb, in the countryside west of Aleppo, yesterday. Russian Federation intervened in September 2015 in a bid to bolster the government, and Tuesday said its forces were launching a "major operation" in Idlib and central Homs province, targeting IS and former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front with air strikes from a carrier in the eastern Mediterranean.

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European Union regrets Russian withdrawal from ICC

Duterte said he might consider the more drastic step of quitting a court the Philippines joined in 2011."They are useless, those in the worldwide criminal (court)". "They will really get it from me, and I will lecture them on the finer points of civilisation", he said. Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, said extrajudicial killings could fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court if they were committed as part of a widespread or systematic ...

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Rudy Giuliani sketches foreign policy vision

A Trump official said John Bolton, a former US ambassador to the United Nations, is also in contention for secretary of state. And that is that Rudy Giuliani has taken millions and millions of dollars to shill for foreign governments and clients with businesses in the United States, businesses that he would now have a hand in negotiating with and in some cases awarding lucrative contracts to on behalf of the American government.

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Migrant boat capsizes off the Libyan coast

Meanwhile, the Italian authorities are also trying hard to checkmate the nightmare stirred by about 12,000 prostitutes from Nigeria who arrived Italy between 2015 and 2016 . The overcrowded dinghy began rapidly taking on water and deflated. The survivors were transferred to the Aquarius, a boat operated by another charity group, SOS Mediterranean.

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Spartans aiming for another big upset against Ohio State

Ohio State has shown that it's beatable this year, losing on the road against a Penn State team that was struggling to find its identity. So this is our Ohio State vs. But Deshaun Watson has been red hot so far. The Big Ten champion has represented the conference each time. Finally, Sierra Calhoun hit a 3-pointer as Ohio State finished 8 for 27 from 3-point range.

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South Korean President to be questioned over graft scandal

Yonhap quoted a Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office official as saying Sunday that the questioning is most likely to take place later this week. Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Korean Air Lines (003490.KS), South Korea's flag carrier and largest airline, appeared for questioning in front of prosecutors on Sunday, Yonhap reported.

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Philippine envoy waits for instructions after Duterte's threat to quit ICC

Burundi has said they too will follow suit and withdraw from the ICC. "Because these shameless bullies only picked on small countries like us". "The killings are endless", he said, pertaining referring to conflicts in the past and current.

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As Trump Talks Wall, China Builds Bridges to Latin America

During the visits, China will sign multiple agreements with the Latin American countries to enhance cooperation in areas including trade, investment, finance and nuclear power. The Ecuadorian president's first official trip to Beijing took place in the same year of his inauguration, to bolster cooperation with China in different fields, from energy, science and technology, to economy, trade and education.

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Legendary songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at 82

The statement said Cohen had maintained "a lifelong spiritual, musical, and familial connection to the synagogue of his youth" in Westmount, Que. "It's been a long time since I stood up on this stage in New York City", Cohen said. The grandfather later qualified his comments in another interview, saying: "I think I was exaggerating". "His extraordinary talent had a profound impact on countless singers and songwriters, as well as the wider culture", Academy president Neil Portnow said ...

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Lightning captain Steven Stamkos out with torn meniscus

The 23-year-old has four points in six games in 2016-17. Stamkos was hurt in the first period but did not return. The Lightning star left Tuesday's game in Detroit in the first period favoring his right leg after getting tangled up with Detroit's Gustav Nyquist along the boards.

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Dying UK Girl Convinces Judge to Let Her Body Be Frozen

Justice Peter Jackson, who visited the girl in hospital as she was too ill to attend court, granted her last request on 6 October, noting that "the prospect of her wishes being followed will reduce her agitation and distress about her impending death".

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Hundreds Of US Businesses Urge Trump To Uphold Paris Climate Deal

Barry Gardiner, Labour's shadow Minister for International Climate Change, welcomed the move but criticised the Government for increasing taxes on solar power and pressing ahead with fracking for shale gas. Alina Averchenkova, the lead author of the report and head of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, attributed China's progress to strong government support for renewable energy development and public calls for clean ...


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