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Turkish police detain 73 academics in Gulen-related probe

Asked by to Steve Kroft about any frustration he felt towards Washington, Erdogan said: "Well, let me be very frank in my remarks and I have been known for my candor. The U.S. denies it. "Why are you still keeping that man?" As a result of the operation, Turkish police detained 60 employees of the Turkish Armed Forces, according to the report.

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Erdogan points SCO out as the alternative for EU

The latest decree ordered 7,586 personnel working in the police, including police chiefs and commissioners, were dismissed, while 1,956 soldiers and personnel in the air force and navy were sacked. He also addressed criticism about the Turkish government's clash with the Kurds, a conflict that has spread for battles with Kurdish separatists inside Turkey to include Kurdish forces that have been indispensable allies of the USA and Europe against the Islamic State.

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Turkey's Erdogan speaks of disillusionment at United States policy

This is quite upsetting for us", Erdogan said. One student who lost his £1,200 monthly stipend said: "I want to finish my PhD". Erdogan said, as cited by the Milliyet newspaper. European leaders have been critical of its record on democratic freedoms, while Ankara has grown increasingly exasperated by what it sees as Western condescension.

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Korean leader offers conditional resignation amid scandal

However, the opposition bloc's next biggest seat-holder - the People's Party - broke ranks by urging a delay, with a spokesperson conceding that it was "effectively impossible for the motion to be passed" this week. Park said this week she would let parliament decide her fate following accusations that she colluded with Choi Soon-Sil - a secretive confidante dubbed "Korea's Rasputin" - to coerce firms to "donate" tens of millions of dollars to foundations which were used for Choi's personal ...

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Park Geun-hye makes first public appearance since impeachment row broke

Geun-hye's visit to the market in the south-eastern city of Daeju on Thursday came when her opponents are squabbling over whether and when to impeach her after she made a conditional resignation offer this week. The conservative ruling Saenuri Party, in a general assembly of its lawmakers, officially chose to propose the schedule, in response to the president's call Tuesday for rival parties to decide the fate of her presidency.

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Trump, Romney have 2nd meeting over dinner about cabinet position

Trump has promised to build a wall between the nations and make Mexico pay for it, and he proposed banning most Muslims from entering the country. He's playing the members of the American public for suckers: "He gets a free ride to the White House, and all we get is a lousy hat", he added .

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Romney, Trump Dine Together; Work On Transition Continues

He did not respond to questions about whether they have a similar view on Russian Federation, if he apologized for his past criticism of Trump and who paid for dinner, according to the pool reports . Also, Romney laughed as Trump talked and gestured, and there was "noo sign of any animosity" from the campaign. "He was begging for my endorsement".

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Romney says he has 'increasing hope' for Trump administration after dinner meeting

Romney, the former MA governor and 2012 GOP presidential nominee, is apparently still among the top four people under consideration for the secretary of state role. "Thanks Carrier", Trump tweeted late Tuesday, referring to the Indiana-based air conditioning company that announced the deal. Trump responded to a question about whether Romney would be secretary of state by saying, "We'll see what happens", and inwardly congratulating himself on creating America's most nightmarish new ...

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Egypt denies military presence in Syria

The country's foreign ministry said Sunday Egypt does not intervene in the internal affairs of other countries. According to the spokesman, certain constitutional and legal procedures are to be observed before sending Egyptian soldiers or weapons outside the country and such procedures can not be kept secret from the nation.

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White House says Dylan won't attend meeting with president

Obama is meeting with the 2016 class of Nobel laureates at the White House later Wednesday afternoon. He is required to present a Nobel Lecture as part of the prize, and the Academy recently released a statement saying that, "There is a chance that Bob Dylan will be performing in Stockholm next year, possibly in the spring, in which case he will have a flawless opportunity to deliver his lecture".

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Colombia signs revised peace accord with FARC rebels

The two men shook hands amid loud cheers from the audience. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday welcomed the signing of the new peace agreement between the government of Colombia and the FARC rebel group. "Lives have been lost and there are many more at risk". But an aftermath of discord and uncertainty looked likely as opponents promised to keep resisting the deal.

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ISIS has started killing civilians who don't cooperate in Mosul

An Iraqi soldier searches a house during clashes with Islamic State fighters in Al-Qasar, southeast of Mosul. The capture of Mosul, Islamic State's last major urban stronghold in Iraq , is seen as crucial towards dismantling the caliphate.

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Mitt Romney praises Donald Trump after 'deal with the devil' dinner

Mitt Romney stood in front of an audience at the Hinkcley Institute on March 3 and stated his unequivocal opinions about Donald Trump : "If we Republicans choose Donald Trump as our nominee, the prospects for a safe and prosperous future are greatly diminished", Romney said .

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Hundreds of Chicago O'Hare airport workers go on strike

Hurst, who lives in Beverly, said the campaign for higher wages is led mostly by powerful unions that represent health care and government workers. There were protests but no arrests in New Orleans, Las Vegas, St. The whole thing lasted about an hour. McDonald's said in a statement that it invests in its workers by helping them to earn degrees and on-the-job skills.

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Syrian government forces, rebels fight in southeast Aleppo area

The 15-member UN Security Council held am emergency meeting in NY on Wednesday, in which the U.S. continued to blame Russian Federation for backing the Syrian regime's "atrocities" in eastern Aleppo, and where Russian Federation and Syria showed no signs of backing down on the bombardments there.

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Syria: 45 killed as Syrian forces shell Aleppo, claim rebels

Two weeks ago, the Aleppo Health Directorate said in a statement that the few remaining hospitals in the area were out of service due to continuous bombing. On Monday, Tobias Ellwood, a foreign office minister said British aircraft would face being shot down if they were used to drop aid in Aleppo . That pause collapsed when Jabhat Fatah al Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, militants prevented civilians from fleeing Aleppo and attacked them, prompting an offensive by government ...

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China says new North Korea sanctions not meant to harm 'normal' trade

Under the particular resolution, the country will be restricted from exporting more than 7.5 million tonnes of coal in 2017. In addition to the cap on coal, new penalties would ban exports of such nonferrous metals as copper, zinc, nickel and silver, putting another $100 million dent in the North's annual revenue.

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Nagrota attack bares chinks in security infrastructure around military bases

The Nagrota Terror Attack took place early on Tuesday. The army said the group of heavily armed militants - believed to five-six in number - arrived at the base in a Maruti auto before opening fire and lobbing grenades at soldiers on the main gate.

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Aleppo Could Become A 'Giant Graveyard,' Warns UN Envoy

The U.N. Envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, called on the warring parties to allow the unconditional delivery of humanitarian aid to Aleppo , saying the fall of the eastern part of the city would lead to an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.

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Rescue service say dozens killed in Aleppo attack

But the BBC's Lyse Doucet in Damascus says the Syrian government and its allies are unlikely to heed calls to halt an offensive it describes as a campaign against terrorism. O'Brien said that any evacuation of civilians must be safe, voluntary and in accordance with global humanitarian law and human rights law: "It is also imperative that all those displaced are allowed to return voluntarily, in safety and in dignity, to their homes as soon as the situation allows it".

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Brazil's football community unites to support Chapecoense

The pilot of the chartered plane that crashed in the Andes with a Brazilian soccer team aboard told air-traffic controllers he had run out of fuel, the Associated Press reported, based on a leaked recording of the conversation. 29, 2016. He said he overheard the LAMIA plane reporting it was out of fuel and had to land. The full investigation could take months. "We have a fuel problem", cried a voice that the radio station identified as the pilot.

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How it works: South Korea impeaches a president

From left, Park Jie-won, acting chairman of the People's Party, Choo Mi-ae, chairwoman of the Minjoo Party of Korea and Sim Sang-jeong, chairwoman of the Justice Party. Chung Jinsuk, floor leader of Park's Saenuri Party, defended her speech as showing a "determination to avoid confusion in state affairs", and said that parliament should "overcome factions" to agree on the process and timeline for Park's exit.

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Stein makes MI third state for presidential recount

I have to do what the law tells me to do". The ruling came four hours after the hearing began, and after the judge took a brief recess around 8 p.m. "This is quite an unusual number", Stein said Wednesday in an interview on WDET radio's " Detroit Today ". For now the campaign was only required to pay the $3.5 million that was quoted.

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Ohio State knife attacker 'nice guy' but unknown to many

At a press conference today, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Cincinnati Division, Angela Byers , answered questions about the bureau's investigation into the Ohio State University attack. The investigation has not found that anyone else was involved in the planning or in the attack, Byers said. Artan, a Somali refugee, came to the United States via Pakistan, she said.

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With Carrier deal, is Trump already making America Great Again?

Trump alongside with Mike Pence , the Vice President-elect will present the deal at the Carrier office on Thursday. The decision became a target during the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, who pledged to prevent such outsourcing or punish US firms that shifted jobs overseas.

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Ohio State attacker may have been inspired by overseas militants

Two months ago, ISIS claimed credit for a knife attack that injured 9 people at a mall in Minnesota. Days before an 18-year-old man plowed his vehicle into pedestrians and stabbed people on the Ohio State University campus, he visited Washington , D.C., and bought a knife, sources tell NBC News and NBC 4 NY.

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Keith Scott killing: Protesters upset over lack of charges

William Barber, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP. 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott was killed on September 20 by a police officer shooting, sparking the Charlotte unrests. While Vinson won't face charges, Scott family attorney Charles Monnett said the decision "doesn't end our inquiry". Scott's family has disputed that he pointed a gun at the officer and whether he had a gun.

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Opposition protests continues; Lok Sabha adjourns

Following the cash crunch, the Left had demanded the government to allow people to use the old money at least until December 31 for minor transactions. The Congress and the Trinamul Congress led the Opposition walkout in the Lok Sabha over the demand for an obituary reference to the soldiers who died in the terror attack on the Army camp in Jammu on Tuesday.

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PM Modi sits in Rajya Sabha even during adjournment, chats with MPs

Miffed over the government's tough stance, the leaders of the Opposition parties made a decision to scale up their protests by meeting President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday over the demonetisation move and the resultant hardship being faced by ordinary people due to it.

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OPEC Deal on Output Could Leave Markets Cold

OPEC experts have recorded some progress on the first day of a two-day meeting to nail down details of their plan to cut oil output, OPEC sources said on Monday, with some expressing optimism about the prospect of a final deal. Oil prices were little changed today after earlier rising to their highest levels this month as a growing consensus emerged in the market that OPEC would overcome internal disputes and strike a deal to reduce crude output.

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Syrians fleeing government advances in Aleppo shelled

Women and children in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo were among the 20 people killed in the latest assault on the rebel stronghold. That strategy is "encircle a rebel-held area; bombard it with airstrikes, barrel bombs and artillery; hit not only rebels but medical clinics, schools and other civilian structures; and wait for exhausted residents to run away or make a deal".

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Turkey and Russia want cease-fire in Syria: Turkish official

The continuous bombardment of rebel-held Aleppo has killed hundreds and displaced thousands. Russian Federation is always open for an honest and pragmatic dialogue with the United States on all global and bilateral issues on the basis of mutual respect, equality, consideration of each other's interests and non-interference in domestic affairs, said Lavrov in an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera.

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Preparations set for Thai prince to succeed to throne

Vajiralongkorn's will then formally accept the invitation to become the king in a live telecast from the Grand Palace in Bangkok . Vajiralongkorn, the only son of King Bhumibol, also known as King Rama IX, did not immediately ascend the throne following his father's death as traditionally practised, instead requesting more time to mourn.

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'Moana' rules box office with 2nd-best Thanksgiving weekend ever

Moana has surpassed Toy Story 2 ($80 million) for the second-biggest ever Thanksgiving opening, but trails fellow Disney release Frozen, which debuted with $93 million. " Fantastic Beasts " took home just over $45 million this past weekend, bringing its two-week domestic gross to over $156 million. Featuring the voices of Auli'i Cravalho and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and songs by " Hamilton " creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, " Moana " introduces a new Disney heroine, a Polynesian girl who ...

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Netflix (Finally) Adds Offline Viewing

Netflix advises subscribers to delete one show or movie before they try to download another, because the service has limits on how long it can license the content offline. The new feature is included in all Netflix plans and already has a range of content available including all of Netflix's original shows. For more than a year now, Amazon Prime Video has been offering offline viewing to members on iOS and Android apps, while YouTube Red subscribers also have access to videos in offline mode.


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