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Erdogan Threatens to Reopen Turkey Borders to Migrants

International Women & Justice Summit held by the Women and Democracy Association (KADEM) in Istanbul, Erdoğan said: "You did not keep your word". Erdogan's warning to open the border gates refers to a deal struck between the European Union and Ankara in March, in which Turkey agreed to help stop the flow of refugees across its border and take back migrants rejected for asylum in Europe.

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Deadly, destructive wildfires ravage Tennessee tourism town

According to local authorities, 14,000 people were evacuated from the town of Gatlinburg and the neighbouring resort town of Pigeon Forge. "I have never seen an event like this and it's going to take some time to recover", said Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters.

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Al Gore Says He Now Supports Abolishing The Electoral College

Clinton campaign general counsel Marc Elias said over the weekend that her team will take part in the recount. Trump narrowly beat the Democratic candidate in Wisconsin, where a recount of the votes was initiated last week by Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

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MI proclaims Trump election victor after vote count

The campaign of Roque De La Fuente withdrew its recount petition on Tuesday, and will not be participating financially in the cost of the recount . She has demanded recounts in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. The Commission's role in a recount is to order the recount, to provide legal guidance to the counties during the recount, and to certify the results.

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AL Sect. of State weighs-in on voter fraud following Trump tweet

In what political analysts considered a highly unusual public airing of those tensions from within the Trump team, Conway last week tweeted that she had received "a deluge" of concern from people warning against Romney. Trump responded to the widening gap in the popular vote and a movement for recounts in three key states because of alleged irregularities in their elections, suggesting on Twitter that he only lost the popular vote because millions of people voted for Clinton illegally.

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Persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar appeal for global aid

On Monday, Bangladesh border guards turned back a number of Rohingya refugees who were attempting to cross the Naf River separating Rakhine from southern Bangladesh. The BBC cannot visit the area to verify what is occurring there, as journalists and aid workers have been barred. ― Reuters picYANGON, Nov 28 ― Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi today postponed a visit to Indonesia after protests there over her country's bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims and a thwarted plot to attack ...

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Elaine Chao's record suggests skepticism on new safety regs

Chao is a seasoned choice: She served a full eight years as Labor Secretary under President George W. Bush, and already had years of experience in top-level federal positions before that. "She really understands the federal government-can lead rebuilding our infrastructure", he wrote on Twitter. Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich praised Chao's expected nomination.

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In major blow, Syria rebels lose all northeast Aleppo

Among them are 100,000 children, says UNICEF, the UN's child rights organization. Forces loyal to Bashar al Assad took the Sakhour, Haydariya and Sheikh Khodr neighbourhoods on Monday and Kurdish forces captured the Sheikh Fares district from rebels, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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McAuliffe, Va. election officials reject Trump's claims of voter fraud

Trump won Wisconsin by a narrow margin of just more than 20,000 votes. The state Elections Commission has ordered the recount to begin Thursday if Stein pays the $3.5 million cost by 4:30 p.m. Williams says elections are not flawless, but said he's seen no evidence of widespread fraud or mistakes in the American electoral system. Democratic party candidate Hillary Clinton also backed the recount, including the hand count.

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Donald Trump's Dinner With Mitt Romney

But it seems to me that Mr. Romney may be thinking beyond accepting an appointment as U.S. Secretary of State as a further service to his country; he may be thinking that he can be of great service to President Donald Trump in an area in which Mr.

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Trump, Flynn to spread fear of Islam

Gen. Michael Flynn to serve as his national security adviser . As the former head of USA military intelligence, Flynn has made it clear that he has a real issue with Muslims . The special assistant to the president for national security affairs coordinates the synthesis and presentation of the information generated by the vast USA national security apparatus - the State Department, the Defense Department, the CIA, the National Security Agency and a host of other intelligence agencies.

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Jurors visit scene of black motorist's shooting death

Slager is charged with murder in the shooting death past year of Walter Scott. Several of Slager's former colleagues at the North Charleston Police Department testified that Slager was an honest man and a good officer. Slager said he tried to handcuff Scott but couldn't, and that Scott rolled over on his back and used the Taser on Slager. "There's always another reason", he testified.

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Fidel Castro and dead utopianism

Castro was admired by many around the world, especially in Latin America and Africa, for standing up to the United States, instituting free education and health care, and sending doctors around the world on missions of mercy.But others vilified him as a dictator who ruined the economy with his brand of socialism and denied Cubans basic human rights such as freedom of speech.

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Man Who Knowingly Leaked State Secrets Could Be Secretary Of State

Elevators close on Rep. Tom Price , R-Ga., as he arrives at Trump Tower, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, in NY. "I don't think a cost of admission for party unity has to be the secretary of state position", Conway said on ABC's This Week, suggesting that Romney went too far in questioning Trump's character and intellect during the presidential race.

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Trump and Obama have been 'talking regularly'

However, Castro has not enacted significant political reforms, and the death Friday of his brother, former president and leader of the revolution Fidel, at age 90, is not likely to usher in quick change. Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway advertised her boss's outreach to Obama, describing it as evidence of smart leadership. At first he spoke of his support for the reopening of diplomatic ties after decades of distrust.

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Syrian opposition says airstrike kills 10 civilians

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which monitors the conflict, said about 400 people traveled into government-controlled Hanano from neighboring rebel-held districts, from where some were transferred to government-held western Aleppo.

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Stein's Recount Battle Continues, Here's The Latest

The chances of the outcomes changing are slim, though, because of Trump's margins of victory in those three states. He beat Clinton by about 10,000 votes (out of 4.8 million ), making it the " closest presidential race in MI in more than 75 years", according to the Associated Press .

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Jimmy Carter to Obama: Before you leave office, recognize Palestinian state

This process is hastening a one-state reality that could destroy Israeli democracy and will result in intensifying global condemnation of Israel . UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, who spoke at a special meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, said that sadly, in many ways the last 10 years can be described as a lost decade for Israeli-Palestinian peace-making.

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Millionaire 'killed call-girl lover after bugging her phone'

Mrs Symonds said: "When Peter Deem killed himself she told me "Mum, I would give all of this up to live in a terraced house with my daughter and him". Miss Symonds moved into the two-bedroomed bungalow Morgan owned with his estranged wife in August 2015. The businessman was arrested on suspicion of Miss Symonds murder and is said to have directed officers to a key in his jeans.

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The Hero That Stopped The Ohio State University Attack

Investigators are inspecting his computer and cell phone and talking to family and associates, as they try to determine what led him to act. "Continue to shelter in place". Law enforcement responding to an active attack alert in Ohio. Neighbors said Artan was always polite and attended daily prayer services at a mosque.

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Cubans line streets as Fidel Castro's ashes begin journey

Regional leaders and tens of thousands of Cubans filled Havana's Plaza of the Revolution Tuesday night for a service honoring Fidel Castro on the wide plaza where the Cuban leader delivered fiery speeches to mammoth crowds in the years after he seized power.

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News of Castro death came by radio to his guerrilla hideout

This combo of three file photos shows Fidel Castro, from left; smoking a cigar in Havana , Cuba, April 29, 1961; speaking to the media while on a mission to collect Elian Gonzales in Washington, D.C., April 6, 2000; and at his Havana home on February 13, 2016.

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Islamic State claims Ohio State University attacker as its "soldier"

But on Tuesday, the Islamic State militant group said on its news agency Amaq that Artan was acting as "a soldier" on its behalf. There is no evidence yet to support that ISIS new about the impending attack before it happened. "After that, everybody was shouting, 'Run! Run!" "This auto just swerved and ran into a whole group of people", Kreinbrink said. One had a fractured skull.

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Leftist Professors Across US Mourn Fidel Castro's Death

As Castro's remains are prepared for the return to Santiago, the state is rekindling images of a younger Castro whose legacy they vow to keep alive. While many Cubans report a certain pressure to attend the government's many staged events and Castro was hated by many who fled for Miami , he was also widely loved and people appeared to shed genuine tears on Monday.

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Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal says women must drive

Saudi Arabia is the only control in the world where women are not allowed to drive. In his letter, Alwaleed stressed that the driving ban goes beyond the issue of women's rights and pointed to economic, financial and political factors in his argument for doing away with the outdated practice.

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UN Security Council strengthens North Korea sanctions

North Korea's main ally and largest trade partner, China hailed the sanctions as striking a balance between punishing the rogue nation and protecting its people. Most likely the provocations will come in the form of missile or, possibly, nuclear tests created to show the United States and the world community that pressures alone will not bring the North to its knees, and back to the negotiating table, the expert said.

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UN toughens North Korea sanctions over nuclear test

Byrne said in an interview that China was very displeased with the threats arising from advances in North Korea's nuclear program and feels that the program destabilizes the Korean Peninsula. China has traditionally protected North Korea diplomatically, believing that Kim Jong-Un's regime is preferable to its collapse, but has increasingly grown frustrated by the state's defiance.

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Plane crash in Colombia with premier football team onboard

According to a statement from Colombian aviation officials, an emergency was declared by the plane between the municipalities of La Ceja and La Union . Poor weather conditions made the crash site accessible only by road, airport officials said . "It's a tragedy of huge proportions", an Associated Press (AP) report from Bogota in Colombia quoted the Medellin Mayor Federico Gutierrez as telling a local radio station.

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Dozens Killed in Aleppo Attack: Rescue Workers

In Mosul, the scene of a 6-week-old offensive by US -backed Iraqi troops, there is increasing desperation - and a fast-growing casualty count - among city residents who, willingly or not, have followed Iraqi government instructions to shelter at home while the fighting rages around them.

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SC to continue hearing on transfer of Shahabuddin to Tihar Jail

Reversing the Patna High Court's September 7 order granting him bail, the top court had on September 30 had ordered Shahabuddin back to jail in the Rajiv Roshan murder case as it pointed to the need for balancing the consideration of individual liberty of the accused with that of societal interest.

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Sherri Papini was branded by her abductors, sheriff says

Her hair was chopped off as well. "She has been branded and I could feel the rise of her scabs under my fingers". She freed a hand and flagged down a motorist. "We don't know if this was a targeted abduction or a random abduction or she was the specific target". He said he understands some people want photographs and proof it was not a hoax, but he seens no goal "in addressing each preposterous lie".

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Cyber Monday Sales Up for 2016

E-commerce sales rose 10.8 percent for the two-day period, while sales at physical stores grew 8.6 percent, according to First Data, which analyzed online and in-store payments across different forms of payment cards from almost one million merchants Thanksgiving and Friday.

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Asif Zardari felicitates Gen Bajwa for taking charge as COAS

Raheel Sharif said he always prioritised national interest in every decision he made during his tenure. "We look forward to continuing our work with Pakistan's elected leaders, with Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and with the Pakistani military to advance our shared counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism goals for Pakistan and the region, and to enable Pakistani authorities to honour their pledge to prevent the use of Pakistan's soil for terrorist attacks against its neighbours", it ...

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Donald Trump: 'I will be leaving my great business'

Mnuchin is confirming that he and Ross are joining Trump's Cabinet, pending confirmation by the Senate. He would also lead an agency tasked with implementing worldwide economic sanctions. Law forbids the president from accepting any large "gifts" from foreign governments, and any benefits his business may receive from another nation would fall under that category, including the construction of any government-owned buildings overseas with the signature "Trump" logo on them.

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MI certifies Trump election victory

Stein's team is also expected to request a recount in Wisconsin no later than Wednesday. He won Pennsylvania by some 70,600 votes, just more than 1 percentage point over Clinton. "What the voting technology experts tell us is that you can not tell unless you're actually counting paper votes", she said. What's Trump got to do with it? .


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