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Indian firing fatally targets two children in Khuiratta Sector

Although such shootouts are common, the latest one came a day after Pakistan's navy said it had intercepted Indian submarines entering the country's territorial waters in the Arabian sea. "The Pakistan navy, alert and using its extreme skill, prevented Indian submarines from entering Pakistani waters", an official statement from the Pakistan Navy said.

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Donald Trump settles real estate university lawsuit for $25m

His team has made it very clear that this is not an admission of guilt but instead they wanted to get this out of the way as Trump concentrates on his transition to the White House. While denying any wrongdoing, Mr Trump agreed on Friday to pay $34 million to settle the lawsuits. Trump had fought the lawsuit - which ran parallel to two class-action lawsuits on the same topic in California - throughout most of the a year ago.

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Police seek public's help in search for newborn

The FBI deployed a team specializing in child abductions and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said it dispatched members of its " Team Adam " - retired law enforcement officers - to assist in their search for Sofia. Fears for the newborn child came after Laura Abarca Nogueda's killers made off with the newborn baby only to be arrested Saturday morning. "We're pleading the the community, asking everybody to help us find Baby Sophia".

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Congresswoman urges Trump to remove white nationalist sympathiser from White House team

Bannon bragged that Breitbart was 'the platform for the alt-right, ' a movement that upholds White Nationalism while strongly rejecting diversity in any form". "The appointment of Steve Bannon , a man who promotes xenophobic, racist, and radical ideologies, is not the way to bring people together", said Rep.

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Philando Castile's family, girlfriend support manslaughter charge

Latina reports that Yanez stopped Castile during a traffic stop on July 6th, and when he asked hi to reach for his license, the officer shot Castile a whopping seven times "in rapid succession". Castile, 32, told the officer he was legally carrying a gun and and paramedics found a loaded pistol in his shorts, but "the mere presence of a firearm alone can not justify use of deadly force", Choi said.

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Philando Castile's Family and Girlfriend Respond to Officer's Manslaughter Charge

Prosecutors announced Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, that Yanez has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing. "Unreasonable fear cannot justify the use of deadly force", Choi said during a news conference Wednesday, Nov. After Yanez pulled the auto over, the conversation reportedly started out quite normally, with no mention of the armed robbery . After Castile handed Yanez his insurance card, Castile then said, "Sir, I have to tell you that I do have a firearm on me".

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Trump transition team announces five-year lobbying ban for appointees

Remember, Bernie Sanders almost won the Democratic nomination with the same message. The Trump plan , which just tacks three years on to the Obama administration's existing ban, does stop short of the Obama rules in one area. Mike DuHaime, a partner at Mercury based in its NY and New Jersey offices, says it would be in Trump's best interest to pursue the policies he talked about on the campaign trail.

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McCrory campaign expands ballot complaints to 52 counties

The expanded number of complaints will likely further delay the process of certifying election results, which now have Democrat Roy Cooper leading McCrory by about 5,000 votes. The three board members spent two hours listening to witnesses and decided a software glitch that blocked votes from being uploaded to the statewide tally didn't have anything to do with accurately logging votes.

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Fight for Mosul: One month on

Another soldier was shot and killed by a sniper in the Bakir neighborhood. Militants are dug in among the civilians as a defence tactic to hamper air strikes, moving around the city through tunnels, driving suicide auto bombs into advancing troops and hitting them with sniper and mortar fire.

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Pak army chief orders effective response to Indian firing

The exercise is taking place near the border close to Bahawalpur town in Punjab province. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif paid rich tribute to the valour and unmatched sacrifices rendered by the soldiers of the Pakistan Army. His remarks came a day after the Pakistan Army admitted that seven of its soldiers were killed in firing by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC) in Bhimber sector.

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Parents: Daughter was nurse on crashed plane

Debbi and Jim Urresti say Tiffany Urresti started working two months ago for American Medflight and had worked as a hospital ER nurse before that. "As an air medical family, we are mourning the loss of our crew members and patient". Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said nobody on the ground was hurt, which Reed called a miracle given that the spot is a "busy commercial and residential area".

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Strikes on rebel-held east Aleppo kill 25 - monitor

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said at least 11 people were killed by airstrikes and regime shelling of eastern Aleppo , warning that there were many injured and the death toll was likely to rise. Russian Federation says it is not bombing the city, but it is using an aircraft carrier, missiles fired from another warship, as well as planes launched from air bases in Russian Federation and Syria to strike targets around the country.

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In Peru, Obama predicts rising tensions on trade

Xinhua also said that the exclusion of China from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement was not about boosting trade and instead was U.S. Trump opposes multinational trade deals as written, saying they are harmful to United States workers. The story Malcolm Turnbull hopeful Donald Trump will change his mind on free trade first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald .

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Syrian hurt in attack at Greek island refugee camp

Firebombs were also lobbed into the camp late on Thursday and two volunteers were beaten up, police said, after initially declining to confirm the incident. According to Greek media, Thursday's (Nov 17) attack was a reprisal. The island camps have an official capacity of fewer than 7,500, with aid agencies warning of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions.

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Trump names Michael Flynn national security adviser

Flynn has accused Obama of willfully allowing it to happen. The selection of Sessions, 69, a former Alabama attorney general and us attorney, was first reported by CBS News. "So we all as members of Congress, who have a constitutional obligation, have a duty to make sure that we all live to that standard". In the 2000s he served in Iraq and then Afghanistan, where he became director of intelligence for coalition forces.

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Supporters of Denver's Social Use Initiative Call it a Win

He also announced plans to create a national marijuana museum in Pueblo. "Finally, law enforcement is going to have the opportunity to tell people: 'You know what, you can't smoke in the park, you can't smoke in a hotel, you can't smoke in any number of places-but here is where you can go, '" Singer said .

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Packers need to find balance on offense

Against the Packers, they can't afford to do the same and give Rodgers , and Green Bay's offense chances to strike. For the Washington Redskins, they are the defending NFC East champion. He has all three of the Packers' rushing TDs this season. He boasts a.642 winning percentage in 10-plus seasons with Green Bay , earning eight playoff appearances and a Super Bowl title during that span.

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WHO declares Zika virus no longer global public health emergency

The World Health Organization announced this yesterday, nine months after declaring that the Zika virus was a public health emergency. Last Update: Saturday, 19 November 2016 KSA 23:16 - GMT 20:16 A 61-year-old man diagnosed with the first case of a locally transmitted Zika infection in Malaysia has died from heart.

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Trump tweets Trump U deal helps him focus on US

Trump is defending himself against two cases in California and one filed in NY. The deal will keep Trump from having to testify in a trial in San Diego that was set to begin on November 28. Multiple reports have President Elect Donald Trump ready to pay a sum of between an estimated $20 to $25 million to settle the case against Trump University .

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Syria War! Children's hospital hit in deadly Aleppo strikes

The Independent Doctors Association, which supports several facilities in Syria, said eastern Aleppo's central blood bank was struck in Wednesday's attacks, as well as a children's hospital supported by the association. Rebels failed to break the siege in a counter-attack launched last month. Al-Asfari had led a moderate rebel group in 2013, and it was not clear if or when he joined the al-Qaida-linked group.

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Malaysian reform group slams crackdown to silent dissent

Clad in yellow shirts and unfazed by arrests of activists and opposition leaders just hours before the rally, protesters marched from various spots towards the heart of Kuala Lumpur amid tight security. "The ruling party can win less popular votes and yet win the large majority in the house, so it's a serious systematic problem that needs to be changed and this is why most of the people are out on streets today".

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US House Extends Iran's Sanctions, Criminalizes Supporters of Syrian Government

Trump's administration who harshly criticized the nuclear deal is still uncertain whether to scrap the deal or renegotiate it. "Trump may have been critical of the Iran deal during the campaign, but he will need the deal to remain intact to achieve his other stated goals", Trita Parsi, the president of the council, said in a statement to the Times.

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Obama, European leaders vow to maintain North Atlantic Treaty Organisation unity

Citing the Syria and Ukraine conflicts, Obama said he hoped Trump, who has voiced admiration for President Vladimir Putin, "is willing to stand up to Russian Federation where they are deviating from our values and global norms". Those present included Mrs. Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President François Hollande, Spanish Prime Minister Mario Rajoy, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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Retailers Welcome Defeat of Labor Department's Speech-Chilling 'Persuader' Rule

U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings granted the plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment Wednesday and issued a permanent injunction. "Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased that the court has ruled to maintain employers' free speech rights and is hopeful that under a Trump administration, the department will take input from the industries it regulates seriously in developing less burdensome rules that better facilitate the conditions for growth and prosperity".

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China pledges further opening as leaders scramble for free trade

President Barack Obama warned against a rush to judgment on Trump, saying at a town hall on the margins of the summit that it's too early to conclude that the new administration will wipe out trade deals and create global problems. In his speech, Xi called on the 21 APEC member economies to promote an open and integrated economy, enhance connectivity to achieve interconnected development, boost reform and innovation to create more internal driving force, and promote win-win cooperation to ...

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Trump Lawyers Negotiating Multi-Million Dollar Trump U Settlement

By the way, NY state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has estimated that the total cost of the defrauding Trump U is accused of comes out to around $40 million - so the settlement is actually over half of that. Mr Trump yesterday defended his decision to settle the lawsuits, saying he does not have time to fight the fraud cases in court now that he is headed to the White House.

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Kashmiris suffering due to Indo-Pak tensions: Turkish President Erdogan

They were received by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with his cabinet members and senior officials at the Nur Khan Airbase, reports the Dawn . Speaking with the press before leaving for Pakistan, the Turkish President also attacked Germany. "We will do whatever we can to ensure that there is no void or suffering as a result of the ouster of this organization from the country", he said.

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In Pakistan: Miitary shoots down Indian spy aircraft

Pakistani troops are returning fire and carrying out a "befitting response", the military said in a statement. Previous year in July, the Pakistan military allegedly shot down an Indian "spy drone" which violated the Pakistan air space along the LoC in Bhimber, Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, though New Delhi denied the claim.

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Gamecocks bowl eligible after win over Western Carolina

It may not be as easy a task as it sounds, given the last time SC faced an FCS opponent, Citadel walked out with a 23-22 victory. I've never been to a bowl game, ' " Gamecocks first-year coach Will Muschamp said. Western Carolina made it interesting after Newsome's 93-yard kick return midway through the fourth quarter, but the pass attempt on the two-point try failed.

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Korean prosecutors say Park conspired with her friend

Park, however, can not be indicted for criminal charges as the country's constitution bans a sitting president from being criminally indicted until a single, five-year term ends, according to the prosecution office. Thousands of South Koreans are demanding the president's resignation. Jeong Ho-seong, former presidential secretary, was indicted for leakage of official secrets.

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Obama: Trump likely not to seek Iran deal changes

And President Obama, speaking at a news conference on Monday, said that while Trump will have the power to tamper with the deal, he considers it unlikely to happen. The act is scheduled to expire by year's end, barring its renewal. The deal also called for a new monitoring system that would allow global inspectors into Iranian nuclear facilities to conduct inspections.

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USA president-elect settles Trump University lawsuits

In 2013 tweet , Trump ridiculed the move by the NY attorney general, saying: "Why did failing A.G. Eric Schneiderman, after years of looking, file his pathetic lawsuit on a SATURDAY afternoon (unheard of)?" Donald Trump started his second weekend as president-elect of the United States by tweeting to extol his performance in a fraud lawsuit that saw him agree to a $US25 million ($A34 million) settlement the night before.

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'Making a Murderer' Subject Brendan Dassey to Remain in Prison, Judge Orders

This is the same court that will ultimately decide whether to overturn Judge William Duffin's ruling in August that overturned Dassey's conviction. Dassey was 16 at the time of the killing, and he was sentenced to life in prison. In a September motion following a lower court ruling in Dassey's favor, Schimel said two state courts had examined evidence in the case and determined that Dassey's confession was voluntary and not the product of "constitutionally impermissible tactics".

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Theresa May: 'Preparations for Brexit are on track'

President Barack Obama is sitting down with German Chancellor Angela Merkel for formal meetings in Berlin as part of Obama's sixth and final visit to the nation. During and beyond the transition process in Washington, Mr Obama urged his European counterparts to seek solutions with the incoming USA administration on the basis of core values.

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Thousands hold anti-PM rally in Malaysia; 15 detained

As many as 200,000 people showed up previous year at one point. Several opposition leaders were also detained just a day before the demonstration along with Bersih leaders. The scandal over a state development fund Najib set up in 2009 has drawn the attention of law enforcement agencies from around the world. The US Justice Department said that at least $3.5 billion had been stolen from 1MDB by people close to Najib and initiated action in July to seize $1.3 billion it said was taken from ...


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