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Haiti election body starts slow process of tabulating votes

The Caribbean nation's roughly 6 million registered voters don't lack for choice: 27 presidential candidates are on the ballot. The electoral council had announced in 2015 that local entrepreneur and ruling party candidate Jovenel Moise was in first place and businessman Jude Celestin was in second place among 54 contenders.

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Laguna Beach: Thanksgiving Week Gas Prices

Despite the hefty amounts of snow which blanketed the Southern Tier over the weekend, many say weather is not a factor when hitting the roads for the holidays. The average price dropped for the 18th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $2.739. "It's not going to be as cheap as Thanksgiving weekend as a year ago, which was the cheapest since 2004", says Tom Kloza of the Oil Price Information Service, which keeps tabs on gasoline prices.

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Kellyanne Conway confirms Trump will not pursue Clinton e-mail case

Mr. Comey said that no reasonable prosecutor would bring a case against Ms. Clinton based on the available evidence. Trump even joked with some of the top names on the Times masthead while meeting with them for 75 minutes. "I don't want to energize the group, and I disavow the group", Trump told Baquet. Onlookers watch as President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with a security guard as he leaves the New York Times building following a meeting, Tuesday, Nov.

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Dubai: Alleged rape involving British nationals was consensual

The United Arab Emirates has chose to drop extramarital sex charges against a British woman who reported being raped in Dubai. Police then released all three on bail but held their passports "to facilitate proper investigations", the statement said.

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Turkey dismisses 15000 over alleged links to failed coup

Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999, has denied involvement. " Turkey should first of all feel relaxed about the European Union and not be fixated" about joining it, Erdogan told Turkish journalists on Sunday.

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Donald Trump proud of 'nasty' campaign

The President - elect believes that he is smarter than the leaders who organize ISIS attacks.Tension is high in many parts of the world as people are waiting to see his next action. "We're getting them out of our country". But his comments Sunday echoed House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., who told CNN that the Republican administration was "not looking for mass deportations".

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Trump chooses senior senator for Attorney General

All three have been fierce critics of Barack Obama's handling of terrorism and worldwide relations. "He is a world-class legal mind", Mr. Trump said in nominating him. As a national affiliation of civil rights organizations, Asian Americans Advancing Justice condemns the President-elect's choice of U.S. Sen. With the appointment of Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions to serve as the 84th attorney general of the United States, the answer is easy: everything.

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Iran says US Trump unlikely to trouble nuke deal

The U.S. House of Representatives re-authorized last week the Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, for 10 years. Against that backdrop, supporters of Israel are immediately focusing attention on Trump's approach to the much-discussed Iran nuclear deal, which was approved by the Obama administration and five other Western governments in July 2015.

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US Stock Indexes Bust Records as Oil Prices Jump

A recent surge in the prices of crude oil was recently deemed short-lived as prices posted a bearish outlook during early Wednesday trading. ENERGY: Benchmark New York crude gained $1.11, or 2.4 per cent, to $46.80 a barrel while Brent crude, the worldwide standard, rose $1.31, or 2.8 per cent, to $48.17 a barrel in London.

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Trump not to pursue probe over Hillary Clinton

Trump appointed a leading climate change denier Myron Ebell to lead his transition efforts on the Environmental Protection Agency and has not stepped back from his vow to slash environmental regulations he argued during the campaign are an undue burden on USA businesses.

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OBR revises down growth forecast as surplus target abandoned

Even so, Hammond was Wednesday expected to hike his borrowing forecasts, eyeing weaker-than-anticipated economic growth ahead of Britain's split from the EU. March's prediction of a £10bn surplus for the 2019/20 tax year has been revised down today to a £30bn deficit. "Philip Hammond will use his first Autumn Statement to unveil a series of measures created to improve the living standards of ordinary working class people and their families", the Treasury said in a statement.

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Ellen DeGeneres delayed entering White House for award ceremony after forgetting ID

He said it is also easy to forget that she had risked her career almost 20 years ago when she came out as gay. "I am the president , he's the Boss", he said of Springsteen. Ironically, Jordan appeared to shed a couple of tears at the star-studded ceremony, which also honoured stars from entertainment, business and the arts such as Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro , Bill and Melinda Gates, and architect Frank Gehry.

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Nine die in Indian shelling of Kashmir bus

Locals in Battle, Madarpur sectors of Poonch district were also caught in the crossfire between the two countries. It was the latest violation of a 2003 ceasefire agreement and came a day after three Indian Army soldiers were killed on the LoC in Machil sector of the LoC.

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Bus driver arrested in fatal Tennessee crash

Bus drivers themselves have raised concerns that seat belts could trap panicked or disoriented students in an emergency, such as a fire, and that it would be next to impossible to make sure that students keep their belts properly fastened, the National Education Association said after surveying its member drivers.

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U.S. must take Iran's warning on JCPOA seriously: Pundit

The law was first adopted in 1996 to punish investments in Iran's energy industry and deter Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons. The accord took effect in January and was scheduled to terminate all nuclear-related sanctions against Iran all at once, but its implementation has been hampered mainly due to United States policies.

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Pakistani army mutilates soldier's body at LOC

Army spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said on Tuesday the attackers also mutilated the body of one soldier in Machil sector, in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Pakistan and India have, most recently, locked horns over Kashmir since Indian forces stepped up a crackdown against protesters after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed by government forces in July.

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Remembering the victims of the Chattanooga school bus crash

Company officials did not return calls and emails seeking comment. Mateen says she warned the school that the driver would allegedly drink and drive. According to an arrest affidavit , the bus was traveling on a "narrow winding road" when Walker lost control. In Tennessee alone, prior to Monday's crash, Durham School Services buses have been involved in 34 crashes during that time with one fatality.

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Traveling for the holidays? Weather is a factor

While precipitation will be light in most areas, even a small amount of snow and ice can cause slick roads, sidewalks and driveways. That record sits a little higher in Lafayette, where the record Thanksgiving snowfall, 4 inches, was set in 1980.

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Iraqi forces cut off ISIS' last supply line between Mosul and Syria

Suicide bombings, sniper fire and concerns over the safety of civilians - there are 1 million still in Mosul - have combined to slow down progress in the campaign to liberate the city, which began October 17. A USA air strike destroyed the No. 2 bridge in the center of the city a month ago, and two weeks later another strike took out the No. 5 bridge to the north, leaving only one bridge left intact.

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Why this Black Friday will be different from all others

Local news stations across the country will be dispatching reporters to do live shots for the 5am shows to stand outside and point out the hundreds of people counting down the seconds til the doors open. Comparing deals across sites or between stores also helps you to spot any obvious scams - if a site is offering something for a price that's substantially less than everyone else, proceed with caution.

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'Stop it!' - Trump tells supporters to quit harassing people

US President elect Donald Trump . In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," Trump said Sunday he would accept a fence in some places along the US southern border where he had promised to build a wall. "But I dont even know what it is", Trump told CBSs " 60 Minute " in an interview aired yesterday. During the election campaign, the President-elect had warned that he would enforce the provision of stopping of issuing of visas to the people of those countries, which do not accept their ...

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President-Elect Donald Trump releases video address on YouTube

Trump's resounding victory of 306 electoral votes to Clinton's 232 validated Trump's populist platform - and skillful use of social media - and it now appears that the President-Elect is going to continue to reach out directly to the American people without the mainstream media serving in their traditional role of middleman.

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Gingerbread Pumpkin Pie Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-free & Allergy-friendly!)

Combine the flour, salt, and sugar in the bowl of the food processor fitted with the steel cutting blade and process for a few seconds to combine. Don't overwork, just get it incorporated. Pumpkin pie in a Marie Callender's box is the only one for which I found "thumbs up" recommendations. To add personality and flavor, a shake of cinnamon will add zest.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership can't survive without US, minister says

To come into force, it must be ratified by February 2018, but there is disagreement if it could proceed if the U.S. walks away. One possibility is that, without US participation the agreement will simply sink beneath the waves. With countries expecting the Trans-Pacific to no longer exist, there are more countries going along with the Free Trade agreement. "China was not part of that agreement, and therefore [the end of TPP] creates more room for China to push forward its own agreement ...

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Indian soldiers killed near Kashmir frontier with Pakistan

Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh, who was called in by Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal, also conveyed that Pakistani troops were deliberately targeting the civilian areas, resulting in heavy casualties. "Retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act", the army had said on Tuesday. In response, the Indian Army had carried out a heavy assault in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, destroying four Pakistani posts.

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Prime Minister Trudeau vows to work with Trump in WE Day speech

MacNaughton said that while Canada has been largely happy with the deal, any agreement can be improved, and hinted Canada could be interested in working softwood lumber into the deal. the US system might use or abuse its partners' information (and) greater scrutiny will have to be given to USA intelligence reports", said Wark. "What we need to see is an accelerating USA economy, keeping our currency weak enough that we're competitive on the global stage", said CIBC's Mendes.

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Intelligence-sharing pact between SKorea, Japan takes effect

The bilateral General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) was signed off between Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo and Japanese Ambassador to Korea Yasumasa Nagamine at the Defense Ministry complex in Yongsan District, central Seoul , less than one month after negotiations over the pact resumed.

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Jo Cox murder accused Thomas Mair found guilty of killing MP

The mother-of-two was stabbed 15 times and received three gunshot wounds in the attack outside her constituency office in the town of Birstall in West Yorkshire, northern England. Her husband, Brendan, then read a victim impact statement . A white supremacist has been told he will serve the whole of his life in jail for murdering MP Jo Cox .

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President Duterte meets Russian President Vladimir Putin

Trump has told Putin the desire is mutual. However, Putin pointed out that this also is hard at the moment, because Trump is still forming his team. He said he also told Mr. Putin he is "still deeply concerned about the bloodshed and chaos" that's being caused by attacks on Aleppo. "We'll continue doing so with the next one".

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CT, US firms, call on Trump to address climate change

During an interview with reporters and editors of The New York Times, Trump threw enough hints that he would be an unconventional president in terms of distancing himself from his business, receiving inputs from family members in his governance and relationship with the press.

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School bus driver arrested as city mourns 5 children

Kelly said Walker is an employee of Durham School Services , not Hamilton County. Walker's bond is set at $107,500. Three of the victims were in fourth grade, one in first grade and one in kindergarten. Twenty-three were taken to area hospitals, where 12 remained Tuesday evening - six still in critical condition. "My son called me as soon as it happened".

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Nigel farage says donald trump is backing britain after NY talks

Wearing a badge showing United States and UK flags, Mr Farage said the two countries should follow the example of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. The encounter will be seen as a major political coup for the interim leader of Ukip and came after he used the American media to warn Theresa May she needed to "mend fences" with Mr Trump.

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Nicole Kidman on husband Keith Urban's sobriety: 'He had to save himself'

Sweet Tony. [Producers] Don Simpson , Jerry Bruckheimer , Robert Towne and Tom . "But there's an extraordinary life if you do get there through help". "You can't save somebody", she says. You can't save somebody, they've got to save themselves. Urban has spoken out about his battle with his addiction throughout his career and while he was struggling to make it in the music industry in Nashville.

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United to take up option to extend Ibrahimovic's contract

Yes, I would. I would love it. He's a good player and we just need to bring it out. He said: "We know we need four points to qualify. We'll prepare to make sure we're ready", Darmian told MUTV. Mkhitaryan watched from the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand on Saturday as the Reds drew 1-1 with Arsenal in the Premier League. I can see myself conquering the USA as I have with Europe.

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Pep Guardiola open to bringing Yaya Toure back into European squad

Even after his Selhurst Park heroics, he is still in a odd position: one of City's most respected, experienced and well-paid players, but still only on the fringe of Guardiola's plans. "I am very happy to be playing football, my team-mates are very important to me". "We can not forget that a few weeks ago we beat the best team in Europe ( Barcelona ) but there are games during the season like today, after the worldwide break, where you are not brilliant".


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