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Donald Trump alleges millions of people voted illegally

President-elect Donald Trump alleged Sunday that millions of people voted illegally in the general election almost three weeks ago. As Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out via Twitter at Hillary Clinton over her campaign's decision to join the recount process in Wisconsin, state elections officials announced a recount will probably start Thursday.

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Otto weakens to a tropical storm but forecast to restrengthen

Even if Otto doesn't make a direct hit in Costa Rica , hurricane force winds will still be experience along the Costa Rican coastline. Satellites are keeping track of late-season Tropical Storm Otto as it threatens Central America. Otto maintained that strength until November 23 at 7 a.m. EST when it weakened to a tropical storm. Police officers help people board boats to leave Barra de Colorado, Costa Rica as Hurricane Otto approaches.

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South Korea president accepts justice minister's resignation

Organisers estimate 1.5million people joined protests in the capital Seoul over the weekend, repeating their demands for a fifth consecutive week. Police put the figure at close to 270,000. Prosecutors said they have indicted Cha Eun-taek a K-pop video director and friend of Choi's, and others involved, on charges of extortion, embezzlement an abuse of authority.

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Korean parliament to call in conglomerate heads at hearings for presidential scandal

In a televised news conference, Lee Young-ryeol, chief prosecutor of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, said that based on the evidence, "the president was collusively involved in a considerable part of the criminal activities by suspects Choi Soon-sil, Ahn Jong-beom and Jung Ho-sung".

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New Orleans shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Police say 10 people were shot, one is dead. The victims range in age from 20 to 37 and are from cities in south Louisiana and in Mississippi. Ronnie Buendia, 25, a cashier at nearby parking garage, told The Times-Picayune he heard four shots.

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Japan PM Shinzo Abe meets Donald Trump, says 'confident' of building trust

Abe, set to meet Trump later on Thursday in NY, is expected to be the first foreign leader to do so since the real estate magnate won a surprise victory in the US election on November 8. The reason? Trump and Abe did not give the press access to the meeting. Trump has also said he opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade arrangement, an accord in which Abe has invested much political capital.

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'We need more champagne' -- Ottawa Redblacks rise to the Grey Cup occasion

The Redblacks are playing for the Cup for a second straight year - just their third season of play - after losing to Edmonton in their surprise trip to the 2015 final. "And they've got a solid D line so it's not to say that even if we would've handed off that he would have got it, but at that moment, I thought the game was over".

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South Korean capital glows with anti-presidential fervor

The lawyer, Yoo Yeong-ha, said in a statement she had to deal with the "fast-moving situation" and so there was little time for Ms Park to cooperate with prosecutors, who had asked to question her by Tuesday. Prosecutors investigating the case have indicted Choi on charges of abuse of power, fraud, and coercion . Snow and freezing temperatures did not dampen growing determination to publicly and peacefully show the President they want her to step down, marching at one point within 200 ...

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Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table — Ukraine-EU Summit

The foreign ministers of Ukraine , Russia, France and Germany will meet in Belarus next week to try to push Ukraine's stalled peace process forward, Paris announced Friday. Tusk also said Ukraine has met all the conditions to receive visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens and that he hopes the visa waiver can be granted by the end of the year.

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11-Year-Old Grand Theft Auto Player Pulled Over On Highway

The vehicle then accelerated to well over the speed limit, Schmidt said, over 120 to 130 kilometres per hour. Once they were able to do so, they made the shocking discovery that the driver was only 11-years-old and armed with an excuse. In an interview with CTVNews.ca, Schmidt added that he was glad the joyride didn't end in tragedy. The boy was stopped safely by two OPP cruisers and returned to his parents.

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United Kingdom accounting watchdog launches probe into Sports Direct audit

Sue Almond, head of assurance at Grant Thornton, which was reappointed as Sports Direct's auditor a year ago, said, "We shall of course be co-operating fully" with the investigation. The reports said Barlin acted as a delivery broker to Sports Direct's overseas website customers. A spokesperson for Sports Direct did not immediately respond to City A.M.'s request for comment.

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McCoy rallies Bills to 28-21 win over Jaguars

Buffalo remains one game behind the Miami Dolphins and the loser of Sunday night's game between Kansas City and Denver for the final AFC Wild Card spot. They must play well enough to not only come close - but to end the frustration by winning. Ramsey had good coverage, but the ball was perfectly thrown, and Watkins finally ran out of bounds at the 27-yard line.

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Japan not ready to abandon TPP: envoy

According to an analysis by the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the TPP would provide an estimated $131 million increase in real income in the United States by 2030. The document, titled "Report on the Military of the United States of America in the Asia-Pacific Region", also warned that continued targeted operations by U.S.

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Syrian troops capture major Aleppo neighborhood

The city was Syria's most populous prior to the revolution against President Bashar al-Assad in 2011 and subsequent civil war. A view shows the damage outside a school after shelling by Syrian rebels on government-held western Aleppo, Syria in this handout picture provided by SANA on November 20, 2016.

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Juppe concedes defeat to Fillon in French presidential election

But to do that, the 62-year old former prime minister and admirer of late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher now faces the challenge of bringing voters behind a program that promises radical change. Like Fillon, Juppe had pledged to cut public sector jobs - but only half as many - saying a more gradual response was needed in a country with still-powerful trade unions.

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ICYMI in NFL Week 12: Big 'D' from Von, Houston, Mack, JPP

As much as we like to tell ourselves the best team always wins, so much of the game is a roll of the dice - especially in the National Football League, where there are only 16 regular season games and 22 men on the field at one time. And those were just the plays that led to points. Soon after the Broncos got the ball back, Houston and his three sacks had to leave the field because of a shoulder injury.

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Ten shot, one killed on Bourbon Street

One of the men - 25-year-old Demontris Toliver - died at a hospital. The police have arrested two persons, including one shooting victim, on firearms charges. "The shooting took place on Iberville and Bourbon streets during the Bayou Classic Weekend, four days of events, including a parade and a college football game - Grambling State versus Southern University".

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Syria forces retake 6 Aleppo rebel areas, civilians flee

Already the Syrian Observatory reports that at least 10,000 civilians have fled the area since Sunday, reaching government and Kurdish-controlled areas as fighting raged around the rebels' final Aleppo stronghold. It described the news as the biggest blow for the rebel fighters since 2012. People are also being displaced internally within east Aleppo . We said "no" five years ago to Bashar, so we are wanted.

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Anti-EU UKIP picks new leader to replace Trump ally Farage

The contest took a freakish twist when early frontrunner Steven Woolfe quit the race - and later the party - after he ended up in hospital following a bust-up with another MEP. He said the party was more interested in "dinner party" topics like climate change and fair trade than the interests of their working class voters, such as immigration and social mobility.

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Wisconsin officials to set timeline for presidential recount

Although by his own account, that agreement to call the other candidate and concede the election once the results were called, which Clinton did. Mr Trump has surpassed the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House. Trump offered a one-line tweet Saturday morning in reaction to the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro - "Fidel Castro is dead!" - before issuing a more detailed statement .

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'Nothing will change' as a result of vote recount: Donald Trump

Trump defeated Mrs. Clinton handily in the Electoral College tally. State officials are expected to meet Monday to discuss a possible timeline for a recount of the state's presidential election. President-elect Donald Trump has finally responded to The Green Party-backed campaign to have the votes recounted in three key states that were crucial to Trump's election victory calling the recount push "a scam".

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United States welcomes appointment of Gen Qamar Bajwa as new Pak Army chief

The post of army chief is the most powerful in Pakistan. Chief of Army designate General Qamar Javed Bajwa also attended the conference. He became Pakistan's longest-serving Head of State. This was alongside former Indian army chief Gen Bikram Singh. He is said to consider extremism a bigger threat to Pakistan than India, according to Dawn .com.

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Zuma wants Thuli Madonsela charged over 'leaked' interview

The Sunday Times quoted Mkhwebane as saying that she opened the case at the Brooklyn police station in Pretoria two weeks ago in connection with the "leaking" of an audiotape of an interview Madonsela had with Zuma during her "state capture" investigation.

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Zaha switches from England to Ivory Coast

He played two senior internationals for England in 2012 and 2013, but both were friendlies allowing the switch. The Crystal Palace winger first broke on to the global scene for England in two friendlies against Sweden and Scotland in November 2012 and August 2013, respectively.

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Philippe Coutinho injury casts shadow over Liverpool victory

Philippe Coutinho has thanked Liverpool fans for their support as he prepares to learn the full extent of his ankle injury on Monday. Divock Origi was the man who finally broke the Sunderland dam, curling in a nice effort into the bottom corner with little time to play, and while Liverpool made the game safe after Sadio Mane won a penalty and James Milner, inevitably, converted it, all the questions after that win surrounded around Coutinho.

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Obama, Putin discuss Syrian conflict at Asia-Pacific summit

In a press conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC) Summit in Lima, Peru late last night, Obama also stressed the need for a humanitarian ceasefire and political transition in Syria. Putin said on Sunday that Trump had confirmed to him that he was willing to mend ties. The quick talks could be their last meeting before Obama president leaves office in January.

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FARC Leader Offers Support to Colombian Presidential Candidate Who Backs Peace Pact

But the revised peace accord - is the second such effort and comes after an initial deal was rejected last month by millions of people. "This is the definitive one", said President Juan Manuel Santos, after signing the deal on Thursday with FARC leader Rodrigo Londoño, known as Timochenko.

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France terror plot suspects were 'guided' by encrypted IS messages

France's counter-intelligence services centre in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret, the police headquarters at the Quai des Orfevres and a nearby high court building are also believed to have been possible targets of the attacks planned for 1 December.

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Trump chooses South Carolina Governor Haley as United Nations ambassador

Governor Haley has little foreign policy experience , yet Mr Trump praised her as "a proven dealmaker". "We're all proud of her honestly, but at the same time, some people will be disappointed that she's going to be unable to finish her term as governor of South Carolina", Kinard said .

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Turkey will open border gates if European Union goes "too far"

But, the European Parliament earlier in the week voted overwhelmingly to freeze negotiations in response to a widespread Turkish government-led crackdown on alleged terrorists and state-saboteurs linked to the failed mid-July military coup.

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Donald Trump claims 'ILLEGAL VOTERS' gifted Hillary Clinton popular vote victory

With less than 1% of the vote in WI, MI and PA, Stein obviously has no shot of winning any of the states in question. Trump spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway made the rounds of the Sunday morning talk shows, calling Clinton a hypocritical "charade" for participating in the recount effort.

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Chargers grab lead after Brock Osweiler interception

San Diego is coming off a 31-24 loss to Miami at home two weeks ago to fall to 4-6 on the season. The game ended on an Osweiler interception. Yahoo! is actually projecting Gates to finish his day on Sunday with four catches for 44 yards and one touchdown.

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San Diego Chargers vs Houston Texans

San Diego had a bye last week but lost to the Dolphins in Week 10, and the team will need a strong finish to have any shot at a wild card spot. Osweiler and the Texans look to rebound this week after yet another road loss against Oakland in Mexico City.

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Ukraine's Poroshenko faces calls to do more on reform at summit w

They include diplomatic measures including canceling top-level meetings, and travel bans and asset freezes on people linked to the annexation of Crimea or believed to be interfering with Ukraine's territorial integrity. Yanukovych fled to Russia, and his home was overrun by protesters. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets. The summit is supposed to discuss anti-corruption measures demanded by the European Union in exchange for visa-free travel.

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EU, Ukraine wrap up summit with focus on reforms, visa-free regime

Talks between Russia, the European Union and Ukraine on gas will most likely take place in December, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. But the future of the entire accord is now uncertain after Dutch voters rejected it in a referendum. Mr Tusk said he was confident a compromise could be reached before the summit in Brussels.


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