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Putin: Russia's ban on Western foods will last 'as long as possible'

Putin says he is "ready for dialogue" toward resolving the islands issue, adding that "there are various options" for settling the row. In addition, Putin talked with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the economic summit underway in Peru.

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Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin for enhanced China-Russia ties

During a press conference in Berlin on November 17, Obama said Trump should continue to support United States policy in these areas. Obama said Sunday that he was more concerned with the "general misinformation" from both domestic and foreign sources, subtly referencing recent reports of fake news circulating on Facebook .

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Louis police kill gunman who ambushed officer

The sergeant was hit twice in the face. Mayor Francis Slay said the officer did nothing to provoke an attack. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting took place around 7:30 p.m. The officer reportedly thought the suspect's vehicle was pulling up next to him to ask a question. As police converged, officers say he shot through the windshield of another police auto, missing both occupants, then fired at other officers.

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Teens can't tell difference between real and fake news, study says

It's an alarming trend, particularly when you look to the future. While some were able to clearly identify that this is an ad being presented in the form of a story, others thought that "sponsored" meant that Slate was promoting the story for more people to see it, while other students didn't realize it was an ad at all.

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Priyanka prays at Toronto gurudwara before shooting her next production 'Sarvann'

Actress, Priyanka Chopra, after making a name for herself globally with her TV show, Quantico , is all set to get fame in Canada now. Chopra had launched her production banner with the intent to promote regional cinema and extend their reach to the mainstream space.

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Gay rights supporters win UN victory to keep UN LGBT expert

UN General Assembly's human rights committee voted 84-77 with 12 abstentions Monday to remove the bar by the African Group . It announced in September that it had named Vitit Muntarbhorn, an global law professor at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, to occupy it.

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De Lima: Dayan forced to lie against me

In earlier hearings of the Justice committee, several inmates of the New Bilibid Prison alleged that they gave drug money to Dayan, purportedly for Senator de Lima, who was then Justice Secretary. "He (Espinosa) mentioned that PHP8 million in total has been given to De Lima", Pacquiao said in an interview with cable ANC television. Dayan was brought to the Lower Chamber, which issued the arrest warrant against him for contempt for failing to appear before the congressional inquiry into the ...

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Durham, NC, police officer involved in shooting

During the conversation, the man made a sudden movement toward his waistband and a struggle ensued. At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Durham Police Chief C.J. The man killed hasn't yet been identified. All three officers have been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome. An official says a police officer in Durham , North Carolina, was involved in a shooting at a public housing complex, but authorities were releasing few details.

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Erdogan 'Disillusioned' With US Over Kurds

Will the Gulen worldwide political/religious/economic empire, part of which is within the territory of the US, continue operation if Gulen is returned to Turkey to face charges of masterminding the July 15, 2016 military coup attempt? Erdogan says the US should hand over Fethullah Gulen , a Turkish cleric who has lived in Pennsylvania since 1999.

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Gov. Cuomo's Ex-Aide Indicted in Federal Fraud Case

Bhara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. A federal grand jury indicted Joseph Percoco, the governor's former aide, and Alain Kaloyeros, a former president of a state university, and the others with 14 counts, including bribery, extortion and conspiracy.

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Turnbull wins as Registered Organisations Bill passes Senate

The Australian government's controversial plan to hand down lifetime bans to all illegal asylum seekers seems set to fail, after crossbench Senators on Tuesday reaffirmed they would not support the bill in its current form. Senator Hinch has presented a "few" amendments to Employment Minister Michaelia Cash including "one big one" to provide protection for subcontractors.

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Massive crowds stream through streets protesting South Korean president

Lee Ryeo-hwa, a Seoul resident who brought her three children to the rally, the youngest of them hanging on her front in a baby carrier, said Park had to go because she "created this mess with her undemocratic leadership style and refusal to communicate".

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Rebel fire on Syria's Aleppo kills 8 children

Muallem said de Mistura had not suggested a new date for peace talks to resolve Syria´s conflict, which has killed more than 300,000 people since it began in March 2011, with anti-government protests. The UN has pushed to get into the area to deliver aid, and on Sunday it announced it had designed a detailed humanitarian plan to provide assistance and medical evacuations from Syria.

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Nedlac's R3 500 minimum wage - too low a starting point?

The proposed minimum wage, however, will include exemptions of some sectors such as agriculture and domestic workers. It called for a higher minimum wage of at least 4,500 rand. Nedlac is due to hold further discussions on the minimum wage and other labor reforms before they are published for public comment. Last week, Ramaphosa said he met with credit rating agency Fitch and said that the agency is satisfied with government's efforts to achieve economic growth.

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Asia leaders defend trade deals despite Trump stance

Now it looks to be headed for the gutters with Trump pledging to not ratify it and the American Congress abandoning plans to do so even before Trump is inaugurated come January 20 2017. Obama used his last global summit to calm the nerves of world leaders, and keep on track a Pacific Rim trade pact created to act as a counterbalance to China's growing influence in Asia in the face of Trump's threats to cancel the deal.

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APEC leaders say they want to fight all forms of protectionism

Questions about Trump trailed Obama throughout his final overseas trip, as anxious world leaders quizzed him on Trump's stances on trade, foreign policy and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance. As a country we have a number of important trade deals with the U.S. and of course the recently signed agreement for America to resettle refugees from Manus Island and Nauru.

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Millard's ex-girlfriend pleads guilty to obstruction in Tim Bosma murder case

Bosma vanished on May 6, 2013 after taking Millard and Mark Smich for a test drive in the truck he was trying to sell. Bosma's remains were later found burned beyond recognition on Millard's farm outside of Cambridge, Ont. "This would have had the effect of removing Millard's fingerprints from the trailer locks and hitch", the statement of facts said. Noudga's arrest came nearly a year later on April 10, 2014.

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Bill Goldberg destroys Brock Lesnar and the best

Some aren't happy that this special attraction match was built up brilliantly, and they stayed up late to watch something that finished so quick. Then Goldberg shoved Lesnar down easily - an astonishing feat given the relative strength needed to accomplish such a feat.

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Goldberg decimates Lesnar in near record time last night

After emerging as one of the company's top young wrestlers in a short period of time, Brock Lesnar left WWE for the first time in 2004 to play in the NFL. Nobody expected what actually happened. Bayley and Charlotte were the only women that didn't get eliminated, and the match concluded when Becky Lynch was hit with a Bayley-to-Belly Supplex.

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Aleppo School Bombed: Syrian Family, Pupils Among Dozens Killed

They were aged from six to 12 years old. Syrian regime officials denied the use of chlorine gas , which would go against the worldwide Chemical Weapons Convention prohibiting its use. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem said the proposal was "completely rejected" as a violation of "national sovereignty" after meeting with U.N.

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France honors victims of Paris attacks amid high terror risks

Legendary British rocker Sting performed at the refurbished Bataclan music hall here on Saturday night to mark the one-year anniversary of the terror attacks in the French capital which killed 130 people. We can not say it was a magical moment because of everything that changed in our lives. The Bataclan management said they had prevented two members of the USA group Eagles of Death Metal - who were on stage when the bloodshed started - from entering the Sting concert over ...

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The role of technology in the presidential election

In order to abolish the Electoral College, the bill would have to pass in the House of Representatives and Senate with a two-thirds majority. According to the 2016 National Popular Vote Tracker , Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead over Donald Trump has now surged past 1.7 million votes.

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Student from Arkansas selected as Rhodes Scholar for 2017

Carrese worked with refugees from Bhutan in Colorado Springs while she was in high school, and she then went to Mexico to work with refugees fleeing violence in Central America. Shea said she's most interested in a relatively new tool called environmental DNA, taking water samples and using genomic techniques to synthesize DNA.

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Daimler regrets parking row in which executive 'insulted the Chinese'

Sunday's incident has lit up social media with outraged netizens demanding Rainer Gaertner, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks & Buses China Ltd, be immediately deported. The manager in question had been immediately relieved of his position, it said without naming Mr Gaertner, apologising over the incident. It hit the top 10 most discussed topics on popular microblog Sina Weibo by yesterday morning.

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Duterte skips APEC gala dinner after 'feeling sick'

The first conversation between Trump and Putin after the billionaire reality TV star was announced as the next US President also involved vows to tackle ISIS. Duterte said to Putin, "Historically, I have been identified with the Western world". He said he has already spoken with President-elect Donald Trump and shared his views on a number of issues, particularly trade and the fight against the Islamic State group.

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Saudi Arabia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Yemen

The official spoke of "limited exchange of fire" in the city where heavy gunbattles this week killed dozens of people. The spokesman said Houthi rebels fired a missile into southern Saudi Arabia on Saturday, but declined to give details about casualties or whether the missile had been intercepted.

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If You Missed The Supermoon There's ANOTHER Chance To See It!

The last time a full moon was this close to earth was in 1948, while in 1912 it was even larger, coming 134 kilometres closer to earth. The moon can get just as close to earth in other moon phases, like a half moon or crescent moon .

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British judge OKs teen's last wish to have body frozen

The teenager, who lived in the London area and can not be named and is only known as JS, used the internet to investigate cryonics during the last months of her life. Cryonics is the practice or technique of deep-freezing the bodies of those who have died of an incurable disease, in the hope of a future cure. The Telegraph said that the £37,000 cost for the cryogenic process was paid for by JSs maternal grandparents as her parents were unable to raise the necessary funds.

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Magnitude Earthquake in Japan, Tsunami Alert

A preliminary magnitude of 7.4 was recorded in the coastal region-which was left devastated after an natural disaster and tsunami struck in 2011, killing 18,000 people and causing a catastrophic meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant-but the US Geological Survey has since downgraded it to 6.9.

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Currency Ban: KCR's 'Wish list' To Modi

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu expressed confidence that this initiative would ensure that terrorist and extremist organisations no more enjoy financial support besides addressing the problem of counterfeit currency and checking unaccounted money in the system.

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I meant no disrespect: Rod Culleton

Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath this afternoon said Ray Rinaudo had informed her of the matter, and she had asked the Police Commissioner to look into the matter. ABC radio managed to get some comments out of Senator Culleton who says he has been too busy to speak with Senator Hanson what with his High Court problem and whatnot.

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Putin: Trump Won't Hurt Pacific Trade, Intends to Normalize US-Russian Relations

Staying put in his hotel may have avoided a potentially awkward encounter with US President Barack Obama, who cancelled a meeting with him at another summit in September after Mr Duterte called him a "son of a whore". Moreover, Putin predicted Trump's election will not hinder trade development in APEC countries, stating that he campaigned against the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement among 12 Pacific Rim countries.

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U.S. stock indexes bust records as oil prices jump

For the past couple of weeks, the main driver in markets has been the election of Donald Trump as the next USA president. USA crude fell 77 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $47.47 per barrel. Chevron gained $1.34, or 1.2 per cent, to $110.54. Hopes that the OPEC oil cartel and Russian Federation will be able to hammer out an agreement to cut production have lit a fire under crude prices and in turn energy stocks.

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Could Trump appoint Clinton to a position? NY congresswoman has a suggestion

Yet activists are circulating online petitions and using social media in hopes of influencing Republican electors to cast their ballots for someone other than Trump. The national popular vote simply doesn't matter. It is an honor and privilege for me to participate in the constitutional process of electing the President of the United States next month - a vote cast by the son of an Italian immigrant, whose rights our founding fathers sought to protect with a republic , and long before ...

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Offshore quake causes tsunamis, nuclear worries in

Katushiro Abe, 47, an official at the Ishinomaki Tourism Association in Miyagi Prefecture, was on an early shift so he was already in his office when the quake struck. local time. A tsunami warning has been lifted after a strong quake hit northeastern Japan. Entire neighborhoods disappeared in 2011 as a torrent of water swept over barriers and carried away homes, automobiles and people.


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