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Salvation Army kicks off kettle season this weekend

In Edmonton, 30 kettles will be installed at a variety of locations to raise money for the charity. Stanley said it's usually easier to fill volunteer spots when the kettles are located indoors. The ringing of the bells begins on Black Friday from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m.to 3 p.m. "We have some people who will volunteer again and again, and we have some who volunteer once", he said.

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Powerful natural disaster hits northeastern Japan as a tsunami is depicted

ET Monday), was in fact a long-delayed aftershock from the 2011 event according to the Japan Meteorological Agency . As tsunami warning sirens blared in Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures, many remembered the March 11, 2011 triple tragedy of an quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that killed 18,500 people and displaced 174,000 residents.

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No Hallucinogens Found in System of Face-Biting Suspect

After he was arrested, Harrouff told police if they tested him they'd find alcohol and marijuana, but no other drugs. The FBI analysis of blood from Austin Harrouff , the suspect in the cannibal-style attack and killings near Tequesta, Florida shows no evidence of him being under the influence of Flakka or bath salts at the time of the incident, according to a statement from his attorney .

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Obama defends free trade as APEC summit concludes amid Trump concerns

Speaking to business leaders on the sidelines of a 21-country Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru, Mr. Xi offered a vision of a Chinese-led order marked by openness to trade and the free flow of investment. Relations with Beijing seem likely to be shaken up when President-elect Donald Trump takes the reins in January. Obama has raised concerns directly to Putin ahead of the election about Russian hacking, and the US also registered complaints through a hotline set up to avert ...

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Florida woman shoots 'too loud' house guests

A Florida woman faces battery charges after deputies say she shot at two house guests when they wouldn't leave her home. A Florida woman was arrested for shooting at her debaucherous house guests for wearing out their welcome, police said.

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Tokyo gets first November snow since 1962

An unusually cold air mass brought the wet snow. As much as 2 cm of snow was predicted for central Tokyo by the time the snow stops, likely by early afternoon, according to the Japanese Meteorological Agency. Average temperatures in November is around 14 degrees Celsius. This news story is related to Latest/167369-Tokyo-gets-November-snow-for-first-time-in-54-years/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne.

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Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says Champions League exit a big disappointment

A 2-1 defeat to Monaco confirmed Spurs' elimination from Europe's elite competition and means that the highest place they can now finish in group E is third. "It took the stuffing out of us and obviously we didn't have enough to get back in the game". We have to move on, we have a very important game against Chelsea.

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Trump to pull U.S. out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

He said he would scrap the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the first day after he takes charge. The dozen countries that signed the TPP on February 4 - Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia , Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Vietnam - together account for 40 percent of global GDP.

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Erdogan says EU lawmakers' vote on Turkish membership 'has no value'

The European Parliament will vote this week on whether to suspend Turkey's talks on joining the EU, and the Turkish government is giving a good impression of looking the other way. "This is a very very provisional temporary freezing, we will review the situation in a few months", he said. However, Federica Mogherini , the European Union foreign policy chief, said suspending the talks would be a lost opportunity.

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Turkish government dismisses 15000 as coup investigation widens

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan speak Turkic languages, and Ankara signed up in 2013 as a "dialogue partner" saying it shared "the same destiny" as members of the bloc. On Friday, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said a number of Turkish officers serving in Nato command positions had requested asylum following the botched coup on July 15.

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40 killed in China building collapse

There were a number of people still trapped at the scene, China's Xinhua news agency reported. Sixty-eight people were working on the platform at the time of the collapse, according to China's State Administration of Work Safety. Forty people were killed when an under construction building collapsed in China on Thursday. Construction on the 1,000-megawatt coal-fired unit in Fengcheng began in late 2015 and was expected to finish in November 2017.

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Crude nears $50 as hopes of Opec deal grow

Investors are also awaiting USA government data on crude and refined product stockpiles due later on Wednesday. Oil prices posted wide swings in trading Tuesday as investors tried to guess what would happen next as members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries started preparations for meetings next week on a production proposal.

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Trump's Syria Shift Begins as Son Meets Opposition Figure in Paris

It was hosted by a French think tank founded by Fabien Baussart, who, along with wife Randa Kassis, has worked with Russian Federation to bring an end to the violence. Syria president Bashar Assad previously backed Trump and Putin to battle ISIS in Syria. Donald Trump vowed warmer relations with Russian Federation during the campaign, saying he would like to partner with the Kremlin to ensure peace in Syria and to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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Pak. conducts military exercise close to Indian border

He said that the Pakistan Army has the sacred responsibility of defending the security and integrity of the country, and had made huge strides in this regard. The Indian fire over the weekend that killed seven Pakistani soldiers was a shock in this country, where many consider the military all-powerful. The army chief said India's surgical strike claim was limited to mere words and it had caused huge embarrassment to New Delhi .

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President-elect Donald Trump in a diplomatic feud with UK

The Foreign Office permanent secretary Sir Simon McDonald also continued to claim Trump would moderate his views and prove more malleable to United Kingdom policy positions once in office. Turning his guns on May, he said: "It is called trust and it is how the whole world of business operates". In their world the concept of trust is transitory.

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IIT - Kharagpur in top 100 of Employability Ranking

The top three universities ranked globally are Stanford University , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Harvard University. The University of Cambridge , University of Oxford and London School of Economics made up the top three of the United Kingdom rankings, respectively.

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Pakistan seeks DGMO-level talks after Indian Army's 'heavy retribution' vow

The major incident took place in the Neelum valley, where shelling started at 3am, but intensified after sunrise, according to Jamil Ahmed Mir, Superintendent of Police in Neelum. "Pakistan will never abandon their Kashmiri brethren and will continue to support them in their just and legitimate freedom struggle for their right to self-determination in accordance with the UNSC Resolutions", he added.

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy over LoC violations

The statement also claimed that seven Indian troops were killed in retaliatory fire. Also, three villages were hit by shelling from Pakistan, however there were no casualties. He had said the Pakistan Army never supported any such action. "Discussing the single-point agenda, Pakistan Army DGMO demarched his Indian counterpart for the targeting of a civilian bus by Indian soldiers on the Pakistani side", a military spokesman said of the conversation between the DGMOs.

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B.C. family rattled by Japan quake during Tokyo visit

NO Filipino was affected in a powerful natural disaster off northeastern Japan near Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday morning, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. According to reports, these fears are not unfounded. However, there were no reports of any deaths or serious injuries. In the aftermath of the natural disaster, TEPCO confirmed that the cooling system in one of the three intact reactors stopped working , but was successfully restarted 90 minutes after its abrupt shutdown.

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Massive 6.9 magnitude natural disaster shakes Japan's Fukushima region

In March 2011 the same region was hit by a 9-magnitude quake, which unleashed a devastating tsunami that killed thousands of people. Gary Barrs and his wife, who are from Chilliwack, were in their hotel when the quake hit at about 6 a.m. As Japan braces for yet another tsunami, concern is growing regarding the potentially devastating effects that another tsunami could have on the cooling system's of the plant's three remaining, intact reactors.

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Iran Warns Of Retaliation If US 'Breaches' Nuclear Deal With Sanctions

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives agreed 419-1 to re-authorize the Iran Sanctions Act for 10 years. The leader of Iran has threatened retaliation if 20-year-old sanctions against the Islamic Republic are renewed for another ten years.

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Iran Threatens Retaliation if US Extends Sanctions

Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, addressed USA officials directly on Tuesday night, saying, "If you extend the sanctions, this will mean kicking the JCPOA away, and we will confront it through implementing powerful technical packages", he said , according to state-run television.

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Scenes of panic as hundreds of Iraqis flee battle for Mosul

Shia-Muslim paramilitary forces, known as Hashed al-Shaabi, captured the road linking Tal Afar to Sinjar west of Mosul on Wednesday and linked up with Kurdish forces there, security officials say. Mosul's capture would be a major step towards dismantling the caliphate, and Baghdadi, believed to have withdrawn to a remote area near the Syrian border, has told his fighters to stay and fight to the end.

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Oil prices fall as doubts grow over OPEC production cut

The official OPEC meeting, and deadline for the production cut agreement, is November 30. OPEC experts were reported to make some progress on the first day of a two-day meeting, but uncertainty coming from of Iran , Iraq and Indonesia about the level of their participation bolstered problematical character of the deal.

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WikiLeaks' Assange questioned at the Ecuadorian embassy

Swedish Chief Prosecutor Ingrid Isgren reportedly spent four hours in the Ecuadorian embassy. Mr. Assange denies Sweden's allegation of rape, dating back over six years. Lesser charges of sexual assault passed the statute of limitations a year ago, meaning he can no longer be prosecuted for them. Many of Assange's supporters have called on President-elect Donald Trump to pardon Assange when he takes office.

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Xi Jinping says US-China ties at 'hinge moment'

This was the last worldwide summit for U.S. President Barack Obama and he had been expected to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact, a 12-nation trade deal. Bush once said such attacks would be damaging to the presidency . "There really isn't", he said. With China and Russian Federation seen as major global beneficiaries of Trump's election victory, Obama acknowledged that questions were being raised about the post-Cold War primacy of democracy.

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Storm Angus floods part of England, crew rescued from ship

Police divers involved in the search for an elderly man who went missing during this week's storms have recovered a body. But, officers were unable to search the vehicle because of the "treacherous" conditions, a South Wales Police spokesman said.

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Turkey car bomb attack kills two, wounds 16

Families of United States military personnel were ordered to leave Adana and some other parts of Turkey in March over security concerns. What cause the blast and what happened? Several cars in the parking lot caught fire after the blast, video footage showed.

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Donald Trump picks wealthy activist Betsy DeVos for education secretary

Trump announced her as his nominee Wednesday (Nov. 23). "Under her leadership we will reform the USA education system and break the bureaucracy that is holding our children back so that we can deliver world-class education and school choice to all families", the incoming president said .

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Health Officials Clear Part of Miami Beach Zika Zone

This brings to an end the heightened global focus on the virus that has caused about 2,300 confirmed cases of microcephaly (a birth defect manifesting in a smaller head size) since May 2015. The cleared area is three miles between 28 to 63 streets. Also, a report released on Tuesday shows new worries regarding the unseen effects of prenatal exposure to the virus.

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Chinese travel site Ctrip.com to buy Britain's Skyscanner

The giant HNA group, best known as the parent of Hainan Airlines, bought almost a quarter of Brazil's third largest airline Azul for $450 million in August, a month after acquiring Swiss airline catering company gategroup for $1.5 billion. "To do so requires powerful technology and a traveler-first approach", Gareth Williams, co-founder and chief executive officer of Skyscanner said. "It's an exciting time for our business, our partners and the travelers who use us".

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Iran warns of retaliation if US breaches nuclear deal

House Republican leaders are urging President Barack Obama to take no more action on Iran that could reinforce the nuclear deal before he leaves office. The potential renewal of the sanctions adds another element of uncertainty to the future of U.S. -Iran dealings, after President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump's outreach to progressive Tulsi Gabbard paves way for unity Trump calls for healed country in Thanksgiving address USA sees rise in apprehensions on southern border MORE's election.

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11 killed in Indian shelling in Kashmir

The shelling sent residents fleeing in panic, he said. The statement also said that an ambulance that had rushed the scene of the attack was sacked upon by India. Tensions have intensified since militants attacked an Indian army base in Kashmir in September. "At least nine people have been killed and seven others wounded", the speaker of Pakistani Kashmir's legislative assembly, Shah Ghulam Qadir, told a press conference in Muzaffarabad.

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Iran warns of retaliation if U.S. breaches nuclear deal: Khamenei website

The US House of Representatives re-authorised the Iran Sanctions Act for 10 years last week, although it will expire at the end of the year if it is not renewed. "It is an worldwide issue and we think that we will not face so many problems", Salehi said. U.S. Republican and Democratic lawmakers have said they hoped to maintain a tough approach toward Iran under the new president.

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Tsunami Warning Lifted After Earthquake Off Japan's Coast

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, which leaked radiation for kilometers (miles) after the 2011 tsunami , reported no abnormalities. A tsunami warning was issued for the coast of Fukushima prefecture immediately following the quake.


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