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Rajya Sabha continues disrupted: Oppn protests on demonetisation

Earlier, as soon as the Upper House met for the day, Opposition led by Congress and Trinamool Congress raised the demand for obituary reference over the killing of 25 armymen since the surgical strikes on September 29 and the "death of 82 people" due to postdemonetisation hardships.

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Wisconsin officials OK speedy recount, defend tally

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's attorney in Bucks County, Pa., filed legal paperwork Monday hoping to trigger a statewide recount and invoking suspicions that Russian government officials wanted to meddle in the USA presidential election .

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Syria war: 16000 displaced from devastated eastern Aleppo, UN says

Syrians who evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo are gathered, in a government-held area in Aleppo, Syria in this handout picture provided by SANA on November 27, 2016. "Initial reports indicate that up to 16,000 people have been displaced, many into uncertain and precarious situations". It is the second residential area in eastern Aleppo to fall under government control in the past two days.

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China Expresses Concern over Philippine's Detention of 1200 Chinese Suspects

Friday's Associated Press report said the Philippine immigration Bureau indicated the Chinese nationals were working as call centre agents for what was suspected to be a gambling operator at a place identified as the "Fontana Leisure Park" in Clark Freeport, a former US -run air base north of Manila.

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Donald Trump, Mitt Romney Dinner Spurs Social Media Frenzy

Throughout Trumps presidential campaign, he and Romney, who ran against Barack Obama in 2012, pair exchanged verbal blows, with Romney previously referring to Trump as a con man, while Trump called Romney a choke artist for losing out to Obama .

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Syrian forces liberate eastern Aleppo area with population of over 90000

An opposition activist network said a group of displaced civilians had been targeted and it put the death toll at 25. Steffan de Mistura told the council that over the last two weeks, government forces have recaptured nearly 40 percent of the area in Aleppo previously held by opposition groups forcing thousands to flee.

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USA military blames September strike against Syrian forces on human error

The attack was the first known direct strike by the US-led coalition on forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. While Coe said the larger area had been monitored for multiple days, he would not comment on how long USA -led forces watched the encampment itself before it was bombed, saying that it was classified along with other parts of the report.

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United Nations says 16000 flee east Aleppo, calls situation 'chilling'

At least 20,000 people have fled their homes in Aleppo this week alone, according to the International Red Cross, as the Syrian army and its allies make significant, and perhaps crucial, gains in the eastern part of the city, controlled mostly by jihadist fighters .

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'ISIS is broken' Victory close after 1000 terrorists killed in Mosul bloodbath

The column was attacked by several massive auto bombs that shook the ground a kilometer (0.60 miles) away. The Iraqi forces are now involved in a crucial operation to retake the only urban area under Daesh control, namely the city of Mosul, which the terrorist group has declared its so-called headquarters in Iraq.

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The Latest on the Pennsylvania Vote Recount Effort

On NBC's "Meet the Press", Conway said Stein, "the Hillary people" and others supporting recounts have to decide whether they are going to back a peaceful transition "or if they're going to be a bunch of crybabies and sore losers about an election that they can't turn around".

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Assad Seeks To Take All Of Aleppo Before Trump Inauguration

Illustrating the deadlock, they said Washington and Moscow have spent several negotiating sessions trying only to agree on the number of eastern Aleppo fighters belonging to the al-Qaida-linked Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, formerly known as the Nusra Front.

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Putin picks new economy minister to replace Ulyukayev

Oreshkin is an economist with experience of working in the banking sector who headed the finance ministry's long-term planning unit before becoming a deputy minister a year ago. Oreshkin told Putin his main task for 2017 was to find measures to spur economic growth." Oreshkin is a great expert in macroeconomics". He began his career as an economist at the central bank in 2002.

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Soren Kjeldsen, Thorbjorn Olesen win Denmark's first World Cup of Golf

Denmark's team of Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen continue to lead, but Li Haotong and Wu Ashun from China remain firmly in the mix. The enigmatic 26-year-old Olesen and his veteran 41-year-old partner Kjeldsen instead played flawless fourball (better ball) golf as they made six birdies on the back nine to finish with a six-under 66 and a 20-under par total of 268 to win by four strokes for their first ever World Cup triumph.

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US says mistaken coalition airstrikes in Syria were legal

The attack, which the Russian army says killed at least 62 Syrian troops, were halted when Russia informed the United States it was hitting Syrian forces. When the Russians rang up a second time and the point of contact was still not available, Coe said, "They elected not to leave a message and went on hold" pending the arrival of the officer in question.

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Klopp: Coutinho out until January

Visitors must have a funded account with Bet365 to access the live streams . The Reds boss made 11 changes in the last round against Tottenham but the only change he would confirm he would be making was goalkeeper Simon Mignolet coming in for Loris Karius.

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Korean President Named As A Criminal Suspect In Cronyism Scandal

It also bought hundreds of injectable doses of human placenta extract and vitamin shots, both of which are commonly used for detoxification and anti-aging treatment. Or the court could overturn the impeachment. Park will not attend the meeting, and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, now in Peru to attend the APEC summit, will return later in the day.

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Merkel 'not happy' over crumbling Pacific trade pact

Ensuring "absolute control" over the South China Sea was the crux of USA military strategy in the Asia-Pacific, according to what the authors said was China's first ever public report on the United States military presence in the region, released on Friday in Beijing .

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Labour avoids split over Tony Blair and Iraq conflict

The motion may have the potential to see Blair stripped of his position on the privy council, which as an advisory body comprised of former parliamentarians, according to Alex Salmond, former leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP). But he defended the decision to go to war, saying "there were no lies". Paul Flynn, the former shadow Welsh secretary, called it "a matter of regret that this is being turned into a party political debate" by the SNP.

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Demonetisation: A case of 'organised loot', says Manmohan Singh

Replying to the opposition demands that Prime Minister Modi should be present in the House during the debate, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha P.J. Kurien said: "How can the Prime Minister always sit here". "Well 50 days is a short period, but for those who are poor and deprived sections of the community even 50 days of torture can bring about disastrous effect".

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Islamic State group might have inspired OSU attacker

Investigators were looking into a message posted on Facebook by Artan with inflammatory statements about being "sick and tired" of seeing Muslims killed, a law enforcement source said. It's unclear if federal officials have been able to access Artan's digital devices, but they do have a list of people he was possibly in contact with and are setting up interviews.

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Wildfires Sweep Through the Drought Stricken Southeastern US

Police escorted a team of marine biologists and life support experts back into the aquarium Tuesday, and the animals were doing fine, Ripley's said in a news release . Warner, the Gatlinburg mayor, says he believes that his house is among those lost. The director of Sevier County's E-911 call center told the Knoxville News Sentinel the situation is "chaos".

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Thousands flee as Syrian army pushes into east Aleppo

On Saturday, dozens of families fled the Sakhur and Haidariya districts as at least 18 civilians were killed during regime raids in several areas, SOHR reported. Farida, a gynecologist, said the situation had become "unbearable". Hundreds of civilians are reported killed in the past fortnight and thousands displaced by attacks over the weekend.

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Islamic State 'soldier' behind Ohio attack, says Amaq

Omar Hassan, president of the Columbus-based Somali Community Association of OH, said that a member of Artan's family told him the suspect's mother and siblings had been interviewed by law enforcement authorities after the incident. A secondary inspection is often routine and based on someone's travel history and length of stay in certain countries. Tuesday evening, a leader of a Somali community association in Columbus said Artan drove his siblings to school as normal beforehand.

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Four victims in Bourbon Street shooting from Acadiana

Gov Billy Nungesser said , according to a report. One victim was killed and nine were shot during a shootout between two suspects about 1:30 a.m. near Bourbon and Iberville streets. Officials said he was raised in New Orleans. Detectives were interviewing victims and witnesses and reviewing surveillance video footage from the area, Harrison said.

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Romney Changes His Tune On Trump As President-Elect Weighs State Dept. Pick

But Romney's strongest rebuke of Trump by far was in an impassioned speech he delivered to the University of Utah that same month. In June 2015, Romney gave a PowerPoint presentation to more than 200 corporate CEOs titled "The Most Consequential Obama Foreign Policy Mistakes".

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Inside Trump and Romney's Jean Georges dinner

Tom Price will be health and human services secretary. After leaving the dinner at the Jean-Georges restaurant at the Trump International Hotel in New York City, Romney told reporters they had a "wonderful evening" and that he's been impressed with Trump's transition so far and many of his Cabinet picks.

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Donald Trump breaks bread with Mitt Romney in New York City

Donald Trump never did respond equally to these remarks from Romney except to rightly state when Romney ran for the same presidency office in 2012, he asked Donald Trump for his endorsement, which he gave him. 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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White House denies Trump's claim of election fraud

Trump beat Clinton in Wisconsin by fewer than 22,200 votes, less than 1 percent of votes cast. The last statewide recount in Wisconsin was for a state Supreme Court race in 2011. All three states rejected Trump's claim, and the White House on Monday said there had been no evidence of widespread election fraud in the presidential contest.

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Aleppo at risk of becoming 'giant graveyard', United Nations envoy warns

Amnesty International said it has received reports of Syrian security forces detaining men in Aleppo areas recaptured by the government. The Syrian civil defence group, known as the White Helmets, on Wednesday said a government artillery attack had killed at least 45 people, including many children, as they tried to escape fighting in Jub al-Quba, in the east of the city.

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Erdogan 'Disillusioned' with Obama for Not Taking Migrant Crisis 'Seriously'

Ankara blames the US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen and his supporters, which it calls the "Gulenist Terror Organisation", for orchestrating the coup bid, in which more than 240 people were killed. On top of Tuesday's decrees, authorities issued arrest warrants for 60 people, including air force pilots in the central city of Konya, over suspected Gulenist links.

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Jill Stein campaign files for recount in MI

The effort is being fueled by Green Party candidate Jill Stein , who's formed an organization to try to force recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. He brought along a check for $973,250 which represents the $125 per precinct Stein must pay for the recount. In all but one case, the experts called by Stein acknowledged that they had no evidence that any hacking had happened.

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COAS General Qamar Bajwa to call first Corps Commanders Conference

He will also take control of the military's uneasy relationship with the civilian government. Defence minister Khawaja Asif dampened any expectations that Bajwa would immediately push for a radical policy shift. In a statement, the United States embassy in Islamabad also said it wanted to help "Pakistani authorities to honour their pledge to prevent the use of Pakistan's soil for terrorist attacks against its neighbours".

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Nazi-obsessed Briton found guilty of murdering MP Jo Cox

He had declined to affirm at the trial. "Because she was a member of parliament your crime has an additional dimension that calls for particular punishment", judge Alan Wilkie told Thomas Mair, 53, as he issued the rare "whole life term" punishment.

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Baltimore's Amazon Fulfillment Center Busy For Cyber Monday

It's a sign of how Cyber Monday's once-unique status in the holiday shopping season has diminished as consumers make more purchases from their computers and smartphones throughout the season. "Get a 4K 55-inch Smart Unit for only $380, 65" 4K TV for $600, or 43" 1080p Smart TV for a mere $180. Wal-Mart kept the number of online deals similar to the past four days while Amazon .com was offering four times as many deals as Wal-Mart.

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Ohio State student attacks with vehicle and butcher knife

After declaring himself the victor of the popular vote, which was actually won by Hillary Clinton by two million votes, he claimed "serious voter fraud" had taken place in states during the election without providing evidence to support this claim.


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