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Crews mop up Green Mountain fire, size decreased to 100 acres

Some residents of suburban west Denver have been ordered to evacuate because of a grass fire in the foothills that's visible from miles away. No additional evacuations are expected, and previous evacuations have been lifted. The fire was originally estimated to be at 300 acres but after more detailed mapping and crews walking the perimeter on Tuesday morning, it was scaled back to an estimated 100 acres.

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Parthiv Patel hammers 67 no,India beat England to take 2-0 lead

His prowess at the top of the order will give Kohli and coach Anil Kumble another option for opening slot. Young opener Hameed Haseeb showed resilience, braving the injury and batted through the pain. In the last session of day three, Ashwin removed Cook, Moeen and Stokes, while Jayant got the better of Bairstow as England ended the day on 78 for 4.

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Supporters 'Betrayed' By Consideration Of Romney For Sec State

She added: "If President-elect Trump chooses Mitt Romney as his secretary of state, or whomever he chooses, that will have the full support and backing of all of us". But it seems that the most obvious explanation - that Conway is channeling the anger of the Trump base toward Romney and his #neverTrump consultants - is the right one.

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S.Korean president to follow parliamentary decision including shortened presidency

In today's televised address, her third since reports of the scandal began, Park said she would step down "once lawmakers come up with measures to transfer power in a way that minimises any power vacuum and chaos in governance". Only once did a head of state step down in Korea's history, when the country's founding President Rhee Syngman resigned in 1960 amid a popular uprising against his corrupt government.

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Reaction to Trudeau's statement on Castro's death

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he and his wife, Rosalynn, "fondly remember our visits with him in Cuba and his love of his country". Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Saturday called on the people of the world "to rediscover" themselves following the example of Fidel Castro .

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Texas will fire Charlie Strong, possibly Monday

They know how important a win would be for Strong and for his senior class clinching a bowl bid. Strong said that his team will show up for TCU. They are 1-17 when trailing at halftime during Strong's tenure. Who says the Big 12 championship game won't return until next season? "No idea", Strong said when asked about his future after the game. But by waiting, the Texas administration gave Strong and his players a chance to reset the narrative.

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Experts, officials trash Trump claim of vote fraud

Cloistered in his Florida resort for the long Thanksgiving weekend, the 70-year-old tycoon who has never previously held elected office took to Twitter to indulge in one of his customary tweet storms. The recounting will begin on Friday to the tune of $800,000. The US state of MI, where the vote count after the November 8 election took almost three weeks officially proclaimed Republican Donald Trump the victor over Democrat Hillary Clinton by slightly more than 10,000 votes.

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Iran optimistic on Opec deal

The OPEC talks indicate that the group "can arrive at a lasting agreement on its output and market management", Zanganeh said after the meeting, according to the Oil Ministry's official news service, Shana. He said his country hadn't decided whether it would join in a production cut. Failure to reach a deal could lead oil prices to drop below $40 a barrel, APS reported, citing Boutarfa.

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Trump to meet with Petraeus, Corker, Romney this week: transition team

But Kellyanne Conway, Trump's former campaign manager, has been on the warpath against Romney. Trump, in a 2015 interview promoted on his campaign website, pledged not to cut expensive entitlement programs that Republicans have fought for years to cut to help reduce the federal deficit.

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Trump Taps Price to Lead HHS, Plans 2nd Meeting with Romney

Romney for the past four years ― has he been around the globe doing something for the United States of which we are unaware? Did he go and intervene in Syria, where they're having a massive humanitarian crisis?" "What Donald Trump told me is when the first came up, he was tough on you", said Scarborough.

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After 5 years of legal battles, women finally enter Haji Ali dargah

Until June 2012, women were allowed entry up to the sanctum sanctorum comprising the grave of Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, but conservative clergymen objected to the presence of woman inside the shrine, and stopped it. Hundreds of women staged a protest march to a temple in Maharashtra state in January, leading the high court in Mumbai to strike down a ban against women entering a shrine there.

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Syrian army retakes rebel-held districts in Aleppo

Bana Alabed, the seven-year-old Syrian girl that has attracted nearly 140,000 followers on Twitter since she and her mother began tweeting from besieged Aleppo in September, said that her house had been destroyed in the fighting. Aid groups said an additional 6,000 people reached the Kurdish-controlled area of Sheikh Maksoud. "We've redeployed and made fortifications". Ahrar al-Sham, which enjoys Turkish backing, is one of the leading rebel factions in northern Syria .

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New army chief Bajwa brings no immediate change in policy

Raheel Sharif is set to become the first Pakistan chief of army staff in two decades to step down after completing a standard three-year term, with a smooth transition of the top military job to a successor appointed by PM Nawaz Sharif - who has done this appointing for the sixth time now.

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Dutch parliament approves partial face veil ban

MPs have voted to institute a ban in government buildings, in schools and on public transport, but stopped short of a full ban in public areas. The House's vote, if supported by a vote of the Dutch Parliament's Senate, would make the Netherlands the latest country to institute some sort of ban on burqas.

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Up to 16000 displaced in Aleppo

The army captured the Sakhour, Haydariya and Sheikh Khodr neighbourhoods on Monday, while Kurdish forces took the Sheikh Fares district from rebels, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Moscow and Damascus have routinely described the fight against rebels in eastern Aleppo as a battle against terrorists, despite the sector's vast civilian population trapped in the city since renewed fighting erupted in September.

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Nabha jailbreak : Escaped Khalistani terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo arrested

Six prisoners including the chief of Khalistan Liberation Front - escaped from Nabha jail in Punjab on Sunday in a daring prison break in which a dozen suspected gangsters dressed in police uniforms attacked the high-security prison. The terrorist outfit leader was arrested late on Sunday night from Nizamuddin railway station, Arvind Deep, special commissioner of police, Special Cell, said.

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Farage 'flattered' by Trump's United Kingdom ambassador suggestion

Trump's comments and Downing Street's refusal, Mr. Farage lashed out saying that the world has changed and it is time that the Downing Street does the same. But Trump putting in an unsolicited word for Farage in future US-UK relations ruffled diplomatic feathers. Trump's request for Farage , a somewhat fringe political figure in the United Kingdom , is out of the ordinary.

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South Korea president says she is willing to resign

Park's statement Tuesday came amid escalating political moves for her impeachment, just days ahead of the parliament's anticipated vote on a presidential impeachment bill which may legally force Park out of her elected post. 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 meters of the Blue House, the Presidential palace, where Park lives.

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UK government denies handwritten note on Brexit is policy

Immigration: "ECJ and control of borders won't fit". Campaigners are urging the government not to "cherry pick" different parts of the economy for special trade agreements with the European Union after Brexit . But the fact it's already apparently being written off will give the City some jitters. The Guardian reported that a poll conducted by the Korber Foundation found 58% of Germans thought Mrs Merkel - who faces federal elections next year - should not compromise in discussions on ...

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Thurrock UKIP welcome election of Paul Nuttall

But Mr Farage can finally take his holiday - to the United States, he confirmed yesterday, although without a stop to measure curtains at the British Embassy in Washington. He has always been a supporter of an English parliament and will move English nationalism from the back of the smoky pub that is the Ukip platform to the front of the queue for the bar.

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New legal challenge over Brexit details

Last week, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny raised the prospect of a transitional deal as it would be " impossible " to complete negotiations within the two years , but Bettel ruled out any "hybrid" arrangement. The document also highlighted that the Brexit team may not be keen on a Norwegian model. This would infuriate Brexiteers, but pro-EU campaigners say MPs would feel able to do this because people voted, they would argue, in the referendum to leave the European Union and not the ...

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Election Recount? What Does It All Mean?

The Clinton campaign's support for the recount drew harsh criticism from Trump, who took to Twitter to call the effort a scam and suggested, without evidence , that he would have won the popular vote after deducting "millions of people who voted illegally".

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Colombia plane crash: 75 dead, 6th survivor found

This was the video from inside the locker room after the San Lorenzo win and the team is saying that "this will be the last image of our heroes". At least 76 people were killed when an airplane carrying a Brazilian football team crashed Monday night in Colombia.

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Sixth child dies from Tenn. School Bus Crash

No drugs or alcohol were found in the system of the man accused of vehicular homicide in the crash of a Tennessee elementary school bus that killed six children and critically injured several more, police said on Wednesday. Jasmine Mateen , the mother of three children aboard the bus, lost her 6-year-old daughter in the crash. He said Walker, who has no criminal record in the state, had taken on a second job at an Amazon Fulfillment Center, and part of the agency's investigation will look ...

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Human Error Blamed for Mistaken US Airstrike in Syria

The fighters were not wearing military uniforms or displaying flags or other identifying insignia, he said . Brigadier General Richard Coe, the investigating officer, said there were a series of mistakes that led to the strikes. But Coe also defended the coalition personnel involved, saying they were "good people trying to do the right thing". "Of course we don't know for sure, but it is possible had we passed the right location to the Russians, they would have had the opportunity to warn ...

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Oil prices fall on doubts over OPEC production cut

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zanganeh left Tehran for Vienna early on Tuesday to participate in the 171st Ordinary Meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). OPEC's largest producer had pulled out of a meeting on Friday with the non-member producers including Russian Federation, saying there was no point as OPEC itself could agree internally.

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Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

European Council President Donald Tusk struck an exasperated note Tuesday in a reply to British lawmakers, whom he said had accused EU officials of "attempting to prevent negotiations, thereby creating 'anxiety and uncertainty for the United Kingdom and EU citizens living in one another's territories'".

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Fillon wins France's conservative presidential primary

Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon has declared victory in France's first-ever conservative presidential primary, beating a more moderate rival who had warned of encroaching populism. Le Pen has been effusive in her praise of Donald Trump, and Fillon ran on campaign rhetoric that sometimes seemed to mimic Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan.

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South Korean leader says she'll resign after lawmakers act

Park's "promise" to leave office is not being taken at face value by the Democratic opposition however, which still intends to try and impeach the president at the earliest possible opportunity. Park, he says, will co-operate with a special investigation to investigate whether this scandal had an effect on state affairs. "Not for one moment did I pursue my private gains, and I have so far lived without ever harboring the smallest selfish motive", Park said.

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Malaysian Police Detain Activists, Ban Rally Against Prime Minister

Bersih is the common name for a coalition of Malaysian NGOs, which seeks to clean up the country's electoral process. "Everybody feels concerned about the kind of government we have now", said Mahathir, wearing a yellow Bersih shirt. The protest came a day after the head of pro-democracy group Bersih, the organisers of Saturday's rally, was arrested along with several other supporters of the demonstration, including opposition leaders and student activists.

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Packers End Four-Game Losing Streak In Philadelphia

The Packers would score on a 1-yard TD run by Aaron Ripkowski 11 plays later and never looked back. We are a long way from the promise of September. We've just got to take this and snowball it over into next week and then the next week after that.

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Packers beat Eagles to end four-game skid

Carson Wentz was sacked four times and pressured often. But there was one thing Rodgers wanted to keep hidden: After suffering a hamstring injury on the opening drive of the third quarter, Rodgers retreated into a little tent on the Packers sideline.

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UK think-tank plans legal challenge over Europe single market access

However other notes caught on camera made headlines in France, one of which read "French likely to be most difficult". "It was all very fun and very jolly", said photographer Steve Back, who regularly captures politicians walking through Downing Street with documents on display.

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Rebels' hold on eastern Aleppo collapses as ... 3:35 pm Mon

The army statement made no mention of where the soldiers went missing or of a possible kidnapping. At least 4,000 have been registered by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent after fleeing from the city's rebel-controlled eatern areas. "There are no new advances (by government forces) but the bombardment and battles are still fierce, particularly in Aziza", an official in the Jabha Shamiya rebel group told the Reuters news agency.

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Playboy Model Pleads Not Guilty in Body Shaming Case

A pretrial hearing has been set for December 21, but Mathers will not be required to attend. Mathers' troubles began on July 14, when she posted the photo of the nude woman on Snapchat with the caption, "If I can't unsee this then you can't either".


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