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Zika virus is no longer a global health emergency

The World Health Organization has said that the Zika virus, which appeared previous year and affected thousands of people, is no longer a global health emergency. Sexual transmission of Zika had also been reported in 11 countries by August, mainly through vaginal intercourse. "We are not downgrading the importance" of the Zika virus, said Dr.

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Saudi-led coalition begins 48-hour truce in Yemen

That committee is to meet just across the border in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi-led coalition that's backing the Yemeni government in its fight against Houthi rebels has declared a 48-hour ceasefire in Yemen to begin Saturday, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported.

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Jewish lawmaker links swastika to Bannon appointment

Ohio's US senators can agree on several things as they wrap up this lame-duck session of Congress, including that they both are willing to work with President-elect Donald Trump as his administration takes over in January. "When they're blind to who we are and what we're doing". Millions of Americans have expressed fear and concern about how they will be treated by the Trump Administration and your appointment of Mr.

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Tony Blair's aides dismiss Donald Trump job links as 'nonsense'

There are the operators: Reince Priebus, the consummate party man who will manage the White House; Paul Ryan, the wonky House speaker who stands ready to implement a wholesale overhaul of the tax code, healthcare and regulations; and Mitch McConnell, the wily Senate majority leader who intends to personally tilt the Supreme Court and federal judiciary to the right.

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Davao group disappointed with Duterte over Marcos burial

The Libingan ng mga Bayani cemetery is reserved for the burial of national heroes, and they long opposed having Marcos buried in the cemetery because of the many victims of torture and imprisonment under Marcos' era. The burial threatens to open old wounds in the Philippines, where Marcos is accused of massive human rights violations and corruption under martial law that he imposed on the country for half of his 20-year rule.

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No longer an emergency, Zika virus is a long-term problem, says WHO

A total of 38 Florida counties are under a state public health emergency declaration because of Zika, though all but four counties have reported only travel-related cases acquired overseas in areas where the virus is widespread. "We are not downgrading the importance" of the Zika virus, said Dr. Peter Salama, director of the WHO's health emergencies program. Instead, Dr. Pete Salama says, it's clear, Zika is a chronic problem.

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Rebels and loyalist forces battle in Yemen despite new ceasefire

He said rebels support a full cessation of hostilities, but that the reality at the moment is "all parties are engaged in fighting". Any "military movements" by Houthi forces will be "addressed by the coalition", said the SPA statement, adding that controls imposed by the coalition on Yemen's ports and airports to stop arms getting to the enemy will remain in place.

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Israel Settlement Ruling Sets New Challenge for Netanyahu

Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that a December 25 deadline for the settlers' eviction from the Amona outpost would stand despite government attempts to postpone the move. Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas similarly congratulated Trump and issued a statement through his spokesman saying, "The US administration should realize that achieving peace and security in the region will come by solving the Palestinian issue with a just and internationally legitimate solution, which will lead to ...

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Boy, 6, pulled alive from rubble after Aleppo air strikes

The bombardment of eastern Aleppo restarted on Tuesday after a four-week pause, part of a wider military escalation against insurgents by the Syrian government and its allies, including Russian Federation. A joint report released Tuesday says the planting area in the 2015-2016 season was the smallest ever in zones controlled by the government, ethnic Kurds and the armed opposition.

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More mass graves was found in Mosul

Iraqi authorities have declined to give a timeline for recapture of the whole city, but it is likely to last for months. A soldier was killed and three were wounded, two officers said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to reporters.

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Rebel rocket fire on west Aleppo hits school, kills 7 children

Organizations and agencies helping the population said the recent airstrikes in the area were war crimes. "This destruction of infrastructure essential to life leaves the besieged, resolute people, including all children and elderly men and women, without any health facilities offering life-saving treatment ...

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Refugees in Australia's remote camps offered USA resettlement

USA immigration officials were set to arrive at the camps in the coming days, with a priority for vetting women, children and families being held there in less-than-optimal conditions. He added that those granted resettlement would be part of Washington's annual refugee quota and "they are simply managing the mix of their refugee intake just as we are".

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USA to take in refugees from Australian centres

Turnbull and Trump spoke by phone on Thursday. Turnbull didn't say whether the deal had been discussed with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, only that it was made with the current administration. Speaking to Sky News, Liberal MP Andrew Laming said the final number of refugees to be included in the deal "is not yet decided", but he thought it would be in place before Mr Trump takes his presidential oath.

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Airstrikes kill 94 in Aleppo in 48 hours: Local sources

The bombardment hit in besieged neighborhoods of Aleppo , as well as the surrounding countryside and the nearby rebel-held province of Idlib. Speaking to reporters after their one-on-one talk during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru, Lavrov denied that Russia's military was carrying out airstrikes in rebel-held Aleppo this week.

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Pakistani and Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir

Earlier on Friday, National Assembly of Pakistan passed a unanimous resolution condemning India's firing on the LoC resulting in the deaths of seven Pakistan Army personnel. The Indian Army also said it carried out surgical strikes on militant bases across the LoCin response to the Uri attack. Four Pakistani civilians killed in Indian firing across LoC was posted in National of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 20, 2016 and was last updated on November 20, 2016.

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Mild today, then temps drop; some snow in forecast

It will turn colder by Sunday with high temperatures only around 40 degrees. Sustained winds will be 20-30 miles per hour with gusts possible to 40 or even 50 miles per hour at times. Monday: Sun & clouds, scattered snow showers/flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Highs 28-33 over the mountains; 33-37 at lower elevations.

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Death toll in northern India train derailment jumps to 63

Over 150 passengers have been injured, according to CNN affiliate CNN News 18. Several coaches were derailed, everybody was in shock. Kanpur, located in Uttar Pradesh state, is almost 300 miles southeast of New Delhi , the nation's capital.

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At least 60 killed in Indian train derailment

I have spoken to Railway Minister, Shri Suresh Prabhu, who is personally monitoring the situation closely . Rescuers and policemen walk near debris after 14 coaches of an overnight passenger train rolled off the track near Pukhrayan village Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Sunday, Nov.

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Saudi-led coalition declares 48-hour ceasefire in Yemen

The coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015 at the request of Hadi, who was forced to flee the country when the Houthis joined ranks with forces loyal to the ousted Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and descended from their northern enclave - seizing the capital and pushing southward.

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Toure's two-goal display delights Guardiola

Toure had earlier been asked by the BBC about being clapped back into the City dressing room by his team-mates, and he said: "I was prepared mentally and I knew that one day my manager would need me". "Yaya was the last month or two months training really good, his physical condition, his weight, is better than ever, and I'm so happy for him, and especially for his family".

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WPD: Baby Sophia found alive, 2 in custody in Dallas

He immediately started searching the residence for their then 6-day old baby and called 911, Wichita police said last week. Wichita police Sgt. Nikki Woodrow says the girl's father isn't considered a suspect. He said the baby is in protective custody and is doing well. Wichita Police are now saying Abarca-Nogueda was murdered sometime between 1 and 3 pm have not mentioned other details.

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US-Canada free trade will continue: ambassador

Congress. Trump's calls for deporting all undocumented workers and plans to build a wall along the border earned him withering criticism from Peña Nieto, as well as many independents and moderate Republicans. In North America, the issue right now is Mexico. The $1.7 billion U.S. -listed iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF attracted the most money among funds in that category, sweeping in $627 million for the week.

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110 civilians killed in air strikes on Aleppo

Staff members at the children's hospital in Aleppo's al-Shaar neighborhood said they were hiding in the basement, counting the bombs above their heads. The UN General Assembly adopted a non-binding resolution on Tuesday, denouncing all violations of global human rights law as well as the indiscriminate targeting of civilians, including the Assad regime's use of barrel bombs.

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S. Korean prosecutors say Park conspired with her friend

The Park supporters who gathered at Seoul Station were greatly outnumbered by the anti-Park protesters, but the rally itself symbolized a turn of events - Park and her supporters, after adopting a defensive approach for weeks, have shifted to a counteroffensive stance.

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'Don't assume the worst' of Trump on trade, Obama says in Peru

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Saturday to further open the world's second-largest economy as leaders of Asia-Pacific countries gathered in Peru to find new free-trade options after Donald Trump was elected USA president on a protectionist platform.

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Australia to resettle refugees in United States under 'one-off' deal

The cordon around Australia's border has been pulled tighter to deter people smugglers as the government finally unveils its agreement for the United States to resettle refugees from Nauru and Manus Island . You don't discuss confidential matters with one administration with a future administration, ' the prime minister said . Turnbull later revealed that he began negotiating with U.S.

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Narendra Modi 'Parivartan' rally in Ghazipur, UP: Here are top highlights

He also announced that more anti-graft measures were on the anvil. Targeting Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, one of the most vocal critics of his demonetisation exercise who vented his anger against the government action after exchanging money at a bank recently, Modi said, "Those who were involved in the coal scam, 2G scam and other scams, now have to stand in queues to exchange Rs 4,000".

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Make train journeys safe: Narendra Modi to railway officials after derailment

On a day when over 100 people were killed in the worst rail accident in recent years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked railways to work towards achieving the zero accident target to make train journeys safe. I have spent a lot of time on platforms. He also said that special arrangements will be made for this, and is looking forward to put a great change in the history of Indian Railways very soon.

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Ini Bukti-bukti yang Jadi Dasar Polisi Tetapkan Ahok Tersangka

Tito mengapresiasi langkah penyelidik yang menangani perkara itu dengan cepat dan transparan. Jika bukti mengarah ke sana, maka status penyelidikan akan dinaikan menjadi penyidikan. "Insya Allah besok akan disampaikan hasilnya", kata Boy, yang memberi keterangan pers seputar jalannya gelar perkara laporan penodaan agama Basuki Tjahaja Purnama di depan Ruang Rapat Utama Markas Besar Polri.

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Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, 21, youngest male to win New York City Marathon

The previous youngest male winners were Alberto Salazar in 1980 and Tom Fleming in 1973, who won as 22-year-olds. For most of the course, the men's field was a three-man race between Ghebreslassie, Kenya's Lucas Rotich and Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa.

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Trump hosts potential cabinet contenders at NJ golf club

She was accompanied by her husband Kevin Johnson, a former professional basketball player and the Democratic mayor of Sacramento. DeVos is a proponent of charter schools and school vouchers. More than 1,000 demonstrators marched from Queens - the NY borough where Trump was born - to Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan on Saturday, decrying what they see as a threat to democratic values under a Trump administration.

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Sanctions on Iran Regime Extended for the Next Decade

As chairman of Foreign Relations, Corker should have asserted, rather than retreated from, the constitutionally permissible and rightful role of the senate to require supermajority approval. Iran's economy will grow at least 5.6 percent in the year through March 2017 and inflation will be 9.1 percent, Ghorbani said in his address to bankers and companies earlier.

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Dozens killed as train derails near Kanpur, India

Railway officials and medical teams are attending to the scene, using cutters and cranes to pull out hundreds of trapped survivors after coaches crumpled on impact, reports the Associated Press. He said an investigation into the crash would begin immediately and compensation would be paid to "unfortunate passengers who died and to injured".

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Trump denies transition turmoil as he considers top team

Mr Trump dished out his rebuttal on Twitter after spending yet another day ensconced in his NY skyscraper out of the public gaze. President-elect Donald Trump's transition staff is beginning to move into federal agencies as he prepares to take over the White House , a step former transition officials say is necessary for a smooth transfer of power.

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Jared Kushner is looking into the legality of taking White House gig

Last week, when asked about Christie getting a role in the administration, one senior Trump official merely laughed. "Is that a blind trust , I don't know", said Trump. As reported by CNN , there have been claims that this situation resulted from Chris Christie's involvement in the Bridgegate scandal in New Jersey, as well as Christie's occasional distancing of himself from Donald Trump during some of Trump's more serious campaign scandals .


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