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San Antonio officer shot to death during traffic stop; suspect at large

The slain officer was identified as police detective Benjamin Marconi, 50, a 20-year veteran of the force. Authorities responded to the scene at 11:40 a.m. He asked Texans to pray for the officer's loved ones. San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor condemned the shooting and called for patience while the investigation continues.

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PUTIN'S WARPATH: Russia reveals deadly missile that can reach Britain in MINUTES

With Obama leaving office January 20, the U.S.is stepping up efforts to deter Russian Federation from using cyberattacks to meddle in the United States. One of the issues during the presidential campaign, of course, was all the talk about Trump's (real or perceived) relationship with Russian leader Valdimir Putin.

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Strong's future in doubt after Kansas loss

We have a game to get ready for against TCU on Friday, and I hope our fans will come out and support our team. "We'll discuss where things stand after that", Perrin said. Wyman drilled a game-tying 36-yard field goal at the end of regulation after the Jayhawks marched down the field on a six-play, 52-yard drive that included a 26-yard pass to running back Ke'aun Kinner and a costly roughing-the-passer penalty on Texas .

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Malaysia painted red and yellow as government rivals rally in capital

Prime Minister Najib Razak has been under widespread pressure to resign and face trial over his involvement in a multi-billion global corruption scandal. We are not here to tear down the government, were here to strengthen it, Bersih deputy chair Shahrul Aman Shaari told the crowds gathered at the National Mosque.

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Sarkozy quits politics after humiliation at the polls

Juppe, a moderate conservative campaigning on an inclusive, "happy identity" platform, had for months appeared on track to win the nomination of the Les Republicains party and its center-right allies. He apparently also struck the right tone on the fight against Islamist terrorism and ISIS after publishing a new book called "Beating Islamic Totalitarianism".

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Steve Bannon: 'I'm not a white nationalist, I'm a nationalist'

He said his Alt-Right movement isn't "inherently" racist. Bannon's appointment was revealed over the weekend along with the announcement that Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus would serve as Trump's chief of staff. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, said Democrats were being "sour grapes" because they lost the election and he hadn't seen anything about Bannon that was problematic.

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Heart Patient, Three Crew Members Killed in Northern Nevada Plane Crash

An employee at the Gold Dust Casino told Fox 13 News a plane crashed into the parking lot, which is next door to the casino and a short distance from Elko Regional Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will involve in an investigation on the crash. It is unknown why the aircraft, a Piper PA 31 fixed-wing plane, crashed, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, which is investigating the accident.

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Paducah Trash, Recycling, Compost Announce Schedule for 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday

Refuse and recycling normally collected on Thursday will be collected on November 23, one day early, along with the normal Wednesday collection. Customers needing bulky item pick up need to call in before 4pm on Monday, November 21 for collection that week.

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Chiefs' red-zone woes doom them in 19-17 loss to Buccaneers

That cut the lead to one point going into the second half, and the Bucs got the ball first to start the third quarter. "This is my responsibility that my team plays better than this", said Chiefs coach Andy Reid, whose team had not lost at home since October 11, 2015.

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Texas police officer slain during traffic stop

Hours later in Missouri, a St Louis policeman was shot in the face and critically wounded as he sat in his cruiser at an intersection. The police chief added that the officer had pulled over a vehicle and while he was inside his squad auto writing a ticket, a auto pulled up behind him.

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Britain plans to invite Donald Trump to meet the Queen

According to the Sunday Times, England's government considers the Queen to be their "secret weapon" to keep close ties between London and Washington. Cameron-era ministers Michael Gove, Iain Duncan Smith, John Whittingdale and Theresa Villiers urged the PM to pull Britain out of the European single market and the customs union.

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Reality will force Donald Trump to adjust his approach: Barack Obama

Following a meeting with Obama, Xi said Beijing's relationship with Washington was at a "hinge moment" and called for a smooth transition. However, some have suggested Trump could negotiate a number of changes and then claim credit for turning the deal around.

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Pacific trade summit closes amid anti-trade climate

That uncertainty has been created with USA president-elect Donald Trump and his anti-trade rhetoric set to take over the White House, potentially leaving a leadership vacuum on the world stage. "We've agreed, as we have with the other leaders here, the importance of making the case for open markets repeatedly and more persuasively now than ever", Mr Turnbull said.

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Greg Ruthford "gutted" to leave Strictly Come Dancing

As Kay lined up with contestants and host Claudia Winkleman to read the terms and conditions of the phone-in vote, he spotted the barrister in the crowd and trilled: 'Let me say hello to this fellow - he's brilliant!' The champion sportsman and Natalie performed a quickstep at the Blackpool spectacular that earned them a score of 32 points.

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Trump, Pence address potential of Romney, Mattis in Cabinet

Romney, the former MA governor and 2012 GOP presidential contender, and Trump exchanged bitter insults during the campaign, and Mattis has not been considered a Trump confidante. But he told " Fox News Sunday " that the Democrats will fight Trump "tooth and nail" if he attempts to repeal Obamacare as promised. Trump has denied the allegations and had said repeatedly he would not settle.

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Kanye West rants about Beyoncé before cutting concert short

Unlike the Forum appearance on November 3, West at Sacramento's Golden 1 Center walked off for reasons apparently unrelated to health issues and did not offer apologies or refunds. West took aim at radio stations for playing the same stuff "over and over and over", too and also addressed Hillary Clinton . From his floating stage, Kanye complained about the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, saying: " Beyoncé , I was hurt because I heard that you said you wouldn't perform unless you won Video of ...

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U.S. stock markets surge after global turmoil overnight

As Trump increased his lead in the electoral votes investors started to become unnerved and shares started to tumble across Asia, which opened while the election results in the USA were still being counted. "Risk aversion is likely to remain strong in the USA session today", says Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, adding that he thinks "we may have seen the worst of the moves in the markets" following Trump's surprise win.

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Search for suspect in 'ambush' shooting of St. Louis officer

The officer was sitting in his auto at an intersection with the windows rolled up when a silver vehicle pulled up. The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. That officer, who was writing a ticket in his squad vehicle when attacked, was killed immediately. The department's helicopter and SWAT team have been activated to search for the gunman.

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Minister Netanyahu congratulates Trump on his election as U.S. president

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting , at his office, in Jerusalem , Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. Indeed, during his campaign Trump slammed the Iran deal, describing it as "the stupidest deal of all time" vowing to tear it up.

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Australia reaches deal to send refugees languishing on islands to US

Human rights groups have accused the government of ignoring alleged inhumane treatment of the people forced to live there. The justice minister David Adeang said while the Nauru government had consistently sought to correct false reports about conditions and safety of the refugees, it had also always stated the need to find suitable third countries for permanent resettlement.

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Merkel announces bid for fourth term as German chancellor

Friday's meeting between Obama and the leaders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain is the first of its format since Trump's election. After eight months of speculation , Merkel told a meeting of her conservative CDU party in Berlin of her intentions ahead of elections in autumn next year, according to a German news agency.

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Trump didn't request top secret clearance for his kids: pool report

Despite his remarks, it remains unclear how involved Trump and his family will be in the future of his business. However, in order for the Trump children to receive top secret clearances, they would need to be designated by the Obama Administration as national security advisers to their father.

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Trump says 'SNL' was biased, asks for 'equal time for us'

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Oh, and he also seemed to confirm that he'll be returning to Saturday Night Live . "I could go on. As you know, 20 million people use it, and it sounds insane, but a lot of them like it", Pence says. "Keep it. Let's just keep it. All of it.

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Germany's Merkel to seek fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses moments after giving her New Year's television address to the nation at the federal chancellery on December 30, 2013 in Berlin , Germany. Merkel represents "stability and reliability in turbulent times because she holds society together and stands up to over-simplification" by populists, CDU deputy leader Julia Kloeckner told Welt am Sonntag newspaper .

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Donald Trump's Son-in-Law wants a job at the White House

The president-elect's penthouse on the 56th floor? From Eleanor Roosevelt to Michelle Obama, and of course the Kennedys, Bushes and Clintons, the wives and children of U.S. "We understand that this arrangement would require you to sever your relationship with the businesses that bear your name and with which you have invested a life's work", they wrote .

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Obama, Russia's Putin speak at economic summit in Peru

Obama, who leaves office in two months, could be seen uttering the word, "OK", and Putin was observed reacting with facial expressions, as journalists were permitted into the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' summit for a few minutes to take photographs.

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It was a great honour, says Trump on meeting Obama

Noting that the meeting lasted longer than scheduled, Trump said the conversation touched on several situations, including some difficulties. In 2008, after President Obama won his first election to the presidency, President George W.

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Heroes burial for former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos draws protests

I want to rush to the cemetery to protest this. The National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) on Saturday warned that the full force of the law will be applied against those staging unruly anti-Marcos rallies in Metro Manila unless they discipline their own ranks.

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Train derails in north India, killing 104; many trapped

He said the death toll would likely rise as rescue workers have not yet managed to gain access to the most damaged coaches. In what is the country's worst rail disaster in years, 14 carriages of the Indore-Patna Express derailed just after 3am local time on Sunday (21:30 GMT Saturday) close to the city of Kanpur .

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Nicolas Sarkozy bows out of race for Republican party candidate spot

France's former prime minister and Bordeaux's mayor Alain Juppe, a candidate for France's upcoming presidential primary election, arrives at the polling station before voting at the conservative primary election in Bordeaux, southwestern France, Sunday, Nov.

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McCollum calls Bannon appointment proof of Trump's ugly direction

Much like the man he now works for, Bannon saved the bulk of his ire for the press. The Latest on Donald Trump's transition to the presidency. But Trump has also promised to clamp down on the media, which would have to include Breitbart , which invites the worst sorts of expression.

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Retired Gen. Keane Declines Trump's Defense Secretary Offer

President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence pause for photographs as they arrive at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Nov. While Trump has not made an official announcement, he did tell reporters that the retired four-star general "is the real deal " and noted on Twitter that Mattis was a "true general's general".

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Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

Walid Muallem said Damascus could not agree to the idea floated by the UN's peace envoy Staffan de Mistura, who held talks in Syria on Sunday aimed at reducing violence in second city Aleppo. He also said that the United Nations and its partners should be able to send "verification teams" to check the damage caused to hospitals that have been bombed in Aleppo, but did not say if he made such a request to the Syrian authorities.

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Giants going for fifth in row; Bears just want a win

Chicago is desperate for offensive production; they will rely heavily on the running of rookie Jordan Howard . Beckham leads NY with 54 catches for 773 yards and six touchdowns, including three scores in his past two games. Eli Manning completed 22 of 36 passes for 257 yards and four touchdowns against two interceptions. Chicago's Connor Barth and the New York Giants' Robbie Gould both missed extra-point attempts in the first quarter amid windy conditions in East Rutherford , New Jersey.

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About 31 civilians killed by extremist militia in Iraq

Another soldier was shot and killed by a sniper in the Bakir neighborhood. Brig. Gen. Haider Fadhil says clouds over the city on Thursday have obscured the visibility of drones and strike aircraft. "I don't know what we'll see in the coming days", he said. According to HRW, citing witnesses, the execution of former officers captured by extremists took place late in October while the Iraqi Security Forces discovered the mass grave some 20 miles away from Mosul on November 7.


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