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Was Hull student among victims of Grindr serial killer Stephen Port?

The jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict on a charge of murder against Port's first alleged victim, Anthony Walgate, 23. He killed the three men during chemsex parties at his Barking flat, before dumping their bodies in a nearby graveyard to distance himself from the death and embarking on an elaborate cover-up.

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Top US civilian honor goes to 21 artists, athletes, others

President Obama told a story about a five-year-old MJ almost chopping off his big toe with an axe before hilariously saying, "Back then his handles needed a little work" and, "Think, if things had gone differently, Air Jordans may have never taken flight".

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Kansas cheer squad members suspended over KKK Snapchat pic

A university statement said that the individuals (one woman and three men) involved have been suspended from participation while the university completes its investigation. Marchiony said KU Athletics has been in communication with KU's Office of Student Affairs, which plans to talk to all four cheerleaders as well. KU did not release the names of the men in the photo.

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QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) Earnings Preview: Should Investors Be Nervous?

Now analyzing what research firms target is on the stock in short term, the experts consensus price target for QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) is at $67.937. The median estimate represents a +11.03% increase from the last price of 67.10. Now, the FactSet Research estimate calls for Q1 2017 earnings of US$1.18.

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First Chinese Book Center Opens in South America

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Chile, which is the last leg of his current Latin American tour, with a series of collaborative agreements already being signed. In the next five years, China will train 500 media professionals for Latin American and Caribbean countries, with a view to achieve common prosperity in the media industry.

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Trump vows to pull US out of Trans-Pacific Partnership immediately

However, the agreement has still not been ratified. A Canadian government official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the issue, said no decision on pulling out of the TPP becomes final until February 2018.

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Donald Trump Spoke to Editors from the 'New York Times'

In the past, Trump has tweeted that global warming is a hoax perpetuated by the Chinese. But ethics experts have said even that arrangement might not work for Trump because it would be impossible for him to forget where his physical properties are.

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Saudi soldier killed by missile from Yemen hours before ceasefire

Saudi Arabia has denied that the Arab coalition it spearheads violated a 48-hour ceasefire by launching air strikes against the Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa . He highlighted that 1.5m children are suffering from acute malnutrition, and cases of cholera are on the rise. "It can not be in anyone's interest to endanger the future of Yemen - its children", he added.

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S. Korea, Japan to share intelligence on N. Korea

South Korean officials have denied that. In Beijing, which is North Korea's most important supporter despite Chinese anger at its missile and nuclear tests, the foreign ministry said the agreement would add to tensions on the Korean peninsular.

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Ohio prosecutor to discuss potential new trial in cop case

It is my belief that Sam DuBose was murdered. Tensing's attorney, Stew Mathews, said he was not surprised with the decision for a retrial. Deters said he would expect the new trial , should it be moved, to begin around the spring of 2017.

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India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile

Reddy, Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister and Director-General, Missile & Strategic Systems, DRDO, and other top officers were present during the launch. The 15-metre long missile carried dummy war head and the flight duration was about 10 minutes when the missile landed at its target in the Bay of Bengal.

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Sarkozy out of France's Republican presidential race

Fifteen percent identified themselves as from the left, and eight percent from Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front. Sarkozy claimed his support for Fillon for the second round as he argued his rival's political choices mirror his aspirations.

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Times reporters tweet news of Trump meeting as it happens

Trump told the New York Times in an interview that he thinks there is "some connectivity" between human activity and global warming, despite previously describing climate change as a hoax. "Donald Trump campaigned against a culture of self-enrichment in Washington and pledged to 'drain the swamp, ' but made clear today that he doesn't think the rules apply to him", Democratic National Committee communications director Adam Hodge said in a statement.

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Prince Harry plays some cricket, volleyball on Antigua visit

Harry will spend the first three days of his 15-day tour on the twin-island country of Antigua and Barbuda. But as Harry was set to meet six of Antigua's beauty queens, dressed in risque outfits, at the reception held at the picturesque Barnacle Point, Mr Browne added: "Whatever is done here, stays here".

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Trump Backs Off Campaign Promises On Climate Change

Trump, I am hearing that you will not be pursuing Hillary email scandal and pay-to-play. I really enjoyed him a lot", Trump said. The best tweet may have been about whether or not Trump reads the New York Times. That's supposed to mean that nobody talks about it - a rule that was immediately broken (which also doesn't speak particularly well for them). Further complicating Mr Trump's position is the fact that as he separates himself from his business somewhat, he will be handing control ...

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Alarm in Germany, Israel at US White Neo-Nazis

Footage taken at the conference of white supremacist groups shows a leading "alt-right" figure, Richard Spencer, declaring that America belongs to white people, whom he described as "children of the sun". The SPLC describes NPI as a white nationalist hate group. "America was until this past generation a white country designed for ourselves and our posterity", Spencer says in the video.

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Trump victory brings 'alt-right' into full view

He also specifically disavowed and condemned the actions of those at the recent conference. The Present-elect of the United States attempted to distance himself from supporters identifying as members of the so-called "alt-right" movement who were filmed cheering in Washington DC on Saturday as a speaker shouted: " Hail Trump ".

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Sounders come from behind to defeat Rapids

A 1-0 or 2-1 TFC win in the second leg at home would win Toronto the series. A fantastic 13th-minute goal by the Rapids stunned the crowd at CenturyLink Field into silence, with Kevin Doyle providing the finish. Gashi was a surprise starter for the Rapids after suffering an ankle injury in the semifinal round win over Los Angeles. The injury kept Morris from joining the USA national team for its qualifying matches against Mexico and Costa Rica.

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Coroner releases names of 4 girls killed in Indiana fire

According to the fire marshal, K-9 units were brought in to search the Flora, Indiana, home for traces of accelerants but none were found. The officer, Josh Disinger, and deputy, Drew Yoder, were also injured and were hospitalized, he said.

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Syrian army pushes into eastern Aleppo

Security Council via a video link from Damascus . Syrian and Russian state media maintain that rebels are holding the enclave's 275,000 remaining inhabitants hostage to use as human shields, even as the government's air force pounds the east's hospitals and first responder groups.

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Rahul calls demonetisation a scam wants jpc

He further said that the Opposition parties are firm on their demand for a JPC probe into selective leakage of information related to currency ban. We feel that this decision is a scam; PM had informed his close friends about this before announcement.

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Supreme Court notice to petitioners challenging demonetisation

Find us on Facebook too! 88 billion dollars of old notes have been deposited so far, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi disclosed. The Supreme Court on nodded to hear a fresh plea of the Centre seeking a stay on proceeding before various high courts and other courts, apart from the apex court on demonetisation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 currency notes.

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Merkel tells party ready to run for fourth term

Obama gave a ringing endorsement to Merkel, who is expected to announce Sunday that she will run for a fourth term in next year s elections, and acknowledged that she would have heavy global burdens to shoulder. She said she wants to work for a cohesive society without hate. No other parties have announced their candidates for the 2017 election, except for the Social Democrats, who consider either President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz or Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel as ...

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Trump sinks TPP, opening the way to China

He talked about the series of meetings he has held with a host of folks-including BET founder Bob Johnson-some of whom will be taking positions in his Administration. TPP critics have argued that the trade deal will only benefit multinational corporations while eroding the USA manufacturing sector. China has tended to see the TPP as part of USA efforts to exclude it from setting global rules and to rally others against Beijing.

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Iran begins exporting excess heavy water

And perhaps, from Trump's perspective, that's not a drawback: He satisfies hard-liners by encouraging them to come up with the toughest anti-deal legislation possible - and then watches it wither on the vine. That's because the Iran Sanctions Act, which authorizes the sanctions, is set to lapse on December 31. Iran denies that its nuclear program has military aims.

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Kremlin says Putin has "good relations" with French candidate Fillon

Mr. Putin had favored Donald Trump in the election, while Mr. Obama campaigned vigorously for Hillary Clinton. The quick talks could be their last meeting before Obama president leaves office in January. Since the people of the USA elected Trump as the 45th President of the United States through the November 8 Presidential Election, where he defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton, the Government of Georgia has said it was confident of ensuring its close partnership with the U.S.

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Aleppo: Eyewitness describes aftermath of hospital attack

Worldwide concern has mounted since Damascus began a ferocious assault last Tuesday in an attempt to recapture eastern Aleppo. Rebel shelling hit a school in the government-held west of the contested city on Sunday. Rebel shelling killed eight children at a school in the government-held part of Aleppo on Sunday and a barrel bomb killed a family of six in the rebel-held area, part of a heavy government bombardment that has knocked out all the hospitals .

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Australian teenager Jamie Murphy arrested in Bali over drug claim

He reportedly arrived in the country on Sunday (20 November) with two friends to celebrate high school graduation tradition known as "schoolies". Footage appears to show the teenager being held in a tight grip by a security guard, pleading with him and professing his innocence.

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Colombian government, FARC agree to new peace accord

Colombian officials met Tuesday with leftist rebels to plan their next move after former President Alvaro Uribe refused to support a modified peace deal that the government hopes to sign soon. Uribe, who spearheaded the push to reject the original peace accord in an October plebiscite, is not happy with the revised version and wants deeper changes.

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President Obama Welcomes the New Leader of the Free World

In the picture you can see, among others, Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor to President Obama , who is leaning with arms crossed against the white column; Jen Psaki, the White House communications director, and National Security Advisor Susan Rice.

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Longtime No. 2 beats Sarkozy in French conservative primary

The far-right leader had 29% of the vote, eight points ahead of Mr Sarkozy in the poll released by Ipsos . Former prime ministers Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe will face off on November 27 for their party's candidate to run against National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, whose anti-Europe and anti-immigration stances have gained traction with voters in France .

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Louisiana native Ellen Degeneres scheduled to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom today

Other recipients this year were rock star Bruce Springsteen, soul singer Diana Ross, Native American community leader Elouise Cobell and NASA moon landing computer scientist Margaret H. While presenting Ellen DeGeneres the award, Obama said: "It's easy to forget now, when we've come so far, where now marriage is equal under the law, just how much courage was required for Ellen to come out on the most public of stages nearly 20 years ago".

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Trump signals end to Clinton investigations

Conway's comments came as Trump abruptly canceled a meeting with The New York Times on Tuesday, accusing the organization of changing the conditions for the session "at the last moment". "There's never been a case like this". Comey's second letter, sent three days before the election, stated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation maintained its July recommendation not to charge Clinton.

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Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

Obama, who is on his last overseas trip as president, said he had emphasized to his successor the importance of relations with the world's second-largest economy. "When jobs and capital can move across borders, when workers have less leverage, when wealthy corporations seem to be playing by a different set of rules, then workers and communities can be hit especially hard", he said.

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Senators will visit Georgia to "reassure" partners on USA policy to Russian Federation

Only 4% said they would have backed Democrat Hillary Clinton, who took a hard line against Russian Federation during her tenure as secretary of State. During his race for the White House, Republican President-elect Donald Trump praised Putin. "We really did it responsibly and, in fact, used the short-sighted decisions that had been applied in regard to our country by our so-called partners, who introduced the sanctions", Putin said , stressing that Russia's counter measures were also ...


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