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Trump Says He's Making Progress in Keeping Carrier Plant in U.S.

Because the season calls for it and because we've already reached peak fascination in President-Elect Donald Trump, we might as well find out what's on the menu for his Thanksgiving feast. "If it doesn't work out, we're no further along in the process than we are now". Mr. Trump, whose own "Make America Great Again" hats and other Trump-branded clothing items use materials not made in the USA, has called the intended closure of the Indianapolis factory "disgusting" and "un-American" over the ...

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5 things for Thursday, December 1: Gatlinburg, Keith Lamont Scott, OPEC

North Carolina NAACP President William Barber says it appears the police officers shoot quicker at black people than others. Community groups want a full federal investigation into the shooting of Keith Scott by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Brentley Vinson .

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Pennsylvania McDonald's Franchisee Who Created Big Mac Dies

Delligatti first introduced the famous burger at his Uniontown, Pennsylvania franchise in 1968. Delligatti co-founded Pittsburgh's Ronald McDonald House and supported many other charities in Western Pennsylvania. Jim Delligatti's family disputes that Rose came up with the idea. After inventing the burger, Jim Delligatti went on to run 48 McDonald's branches, making him one of the biggest franchisees in the company's history.

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How it works: Impeaching a South Korean president

Park refused to take any question from journalists after her comments. "Now it was all fantasy.my fantasy has completely been shattered", she said, waving a banner reading "Throw Park Geun-Hye into jail!" And although Ms Park's announcement reduced the momentum of calls for her impeachment, the main opposition Democratic Party insisted that Ms Park should be stripped of office by the end of January.

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Israel fires spread to West Bank as blaze rages on

Israeli firefighters had since Tuesday been battling wildfires throughout the country which on Thursday hit major city Haifa, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes, according to AFP. Canadair Turkish, Greek, Croatian and two Beriev be-200 Russian giants arrived to help small Israeli aircraft to fight the flames, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said.

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Queens Congressman Becomes Fourth-Ranked Democrat in the House

Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) as the Democratic minority leader in the House of Representatives. Democrats demoralized by the election result faced a symbolism-laden choice Wednesday: Stick with the California progressive stalwart who leads their congressional wing, or replace her with with a man from a working-class OH area.

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Nancy Pelosi survives the challenge to her leadership of House Democrats

Ryan's candidacy had focused largely on how Pelosi hasn't been able to steer her party back into the majority since Republicans took the House as a result of the Tea Party-fueled 2010 election. Party leaders were so gleeful that the National Republican Congressional Committee immediately hung a "Congrats Nancy!" poster atop a "Hire Pelosi" banner that has been affixed to Republican National Committee headquarters this week.

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Two US officials to attend Fidel Castro's funeral

Others condemned him as a tyrant whose socialism ran the economy to ruin. "I pray that the indomitable, creative spirit of the Cuban people will point us to a new type of economic, political and cultural engagement that rejects oppression and elevates a mutual embrace of higher ideals".

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House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as leader despite discontent

Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, credited Ryan's challenge with forcing Pelosi to take the unrest among colleagues more seriously. Ryan's 63 votes is the most serious defection she's faced. The California Congresswoman beat Tim Ryan (D-OH) with a vote of 134 to 63. "If what we wanted to accomplish was showmanship, then, yes, we should have tossed out everyone in the leadership and started from scratch", Engel said.

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UK experts to investigate Colombia crash boxes

The team had been flying to Medellin in Colombia to face Atletico Nacional for the first leg of the final of the Copa Sudamericana . A full investigation into the crash is expected to take months. According to Bocanegro, the findings of the suggestion indicated there had been no fuel in the plane "at the moment of impact", which would account for the absence of an explosion.

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Chapecoense flight may have run out of fuel says pilot - recording

It had been enjoying a run of success that reminded people of Leicester City's unlikely conquest of England's Premier League last season. "Total failure, total electrical failure, without fuel", Bolivian pilot Miguel Quiroga was chillingly heard telling the control tower at Medellin's airport on crackly audio played by Colombian media as he requested urgent permission to land.

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Chapecoense flight may have run out of fuel says pilot - recording

It had been enjoying a run of success that reminded people of Leicester City's unlikely conquest of England's Premier League last season. "Total failure, total electrical failure, without fuel", Bolivian pilot Miguel Quiroga was chillingly heard telling the control tower at Medellin's airport on crackly audio played by Colombian media as he requested urgent permission to land.

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London Voters Take to Polls for 'Brexit by-Election'

The political blog Labour List called it the "Brexit by-election". Mr Goldsmith limped into the final hustings of the Richmond Park by-election on Tuesday night after being hit by his own vehicle on the campaign trail. However, after orchestrating a major campaign the Lib-Dems claim their candidate Sarah Olney has edged ahead in polling. Six other candidates are standing.

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Fidel Castro ashes complete first leg of cross-country trip

A military jeep carried the ashes of Fidel Castro along streets lined with hundreds of thousands of flag-waving Cubans in Havana on Wednesday, starting a four-day journey to his final resting place across the island. Many Cubans were given time off from work to attend the memorial and virtually all schools and government offices were closing for the homage to Castro, which will stretch for 13 hours on Monday and take place again on Tuesday, ending in a rally echoing those that Castro addressed ...

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A rose for family of United States plantation owner executed by Castro

Just after 7 a.m., an honour guard placed a small, flag-draped cedar coffin under a glass dome on a trailer behind the Russian jeep. "You think that Cuba will deviate from its socialist path with the death of one man - even if it was commander in chief Fidel Castro?" A moment of silence was held for those who died trying to escape Cuba.

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A rose for family of US plantation owner executed by Castro

Since his death on Friday night, state-run newspapers, television and radio have been running wall-to-wall tributes to Fidel, broadcasting non-stop footage of his speeches, interviews and foreign trips, interspersed with adulatory remembrances by prominent Cubans.

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Miami celebrations at Castro's death shock those in Havana

Obama did not join other foreign leaders at a massive rally for Fidel Castro in Havana on Tuesday, instead sending aides as the White House voiced lingering concerns about the human rights situation in Cuba. "But time took him away". Fidel Castro as a big friend of the Vietnamese people with important contributions to the special friendship between the two Parties, States and peoples, Lam noted, expressing the belief that the Party, State and people of Cuba will overcome this loss and ...

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Fidel Castro ashes complete first leg of cross-country trip

A military jeep carried the ashes of Fidel Castro along streets lined with hundreds of thousands of flag-waving Cubans in Havana on Wednesday, starting a four-day journey to his final resting place across the island. Many Cubans were given time off from work to attend the memorial and virtually all schools and government offices were closing for the homage to Castro, which will stretch for 13 hours on Monday and take place again on Tuesday, ending in a rally echoing those that Castro addressed ...

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Castro brother pleased by honors for Fidel

Mr. Speaker, over the years I have come down here regularly to this very floor in this Chamber - one of the most iconic symbols of democracy - and urged the United States to do more to support the cause of freedom for my native homeland, Cuba.

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Thousands expected to rally in Miami for political change in Cuba

US President-elect Donald Trump threatened this week to halt the detente that was begun by US President Barack Obama if the Castro government doesn't offer a "better deal" to the Cuban people. As the country ponders its future without Fidel Castro, attention is turning toward Raul Castro and whether he will undertake deeper economic reforms after enacting modest changes in recent years.

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Castro ashes finish first leg of cross-country trip

Thousands of Cubans began lining up early for the start of. Since then, each pope who has visited the island also met with Fidel Castro, even after he ceded power. The commemorations in the capital ended with a massive rally Tuesday night at the square attended by Latin American, African and Caribbean leaders, along with the Greek prime minister - the only European leader at the event.

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Judge lets Wisconsin officials decide how to perform presidential vote recount

Alleges that serious voter fraud was committed in three States - Virginia, New Hampshire and California where he lost. Not only did he present no evidence to back up those claims - there apparently isn't any. President-elect Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton by about 10,700 votes out of almost 4.8 million ballots cast in MI, or two-tenths of a percentage point.

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JK: Two jawans injured in Nagrota attack, firing continues

Bravery of the wives of two army officers who were staying in the family quarters helped in averting a major hostage crisis during the encounter that took place in Nagrota area of Jammu today. "In these operations, there is no time limit and these have to be done professionally". The Border Security Force (BSF) said in general area of border out post Chamliyal, Samba, suspicious movement was noticed and immediately the area was cordoned off.

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Crowd fills library for public forum on pipeline

Since the statement's release, however, officials have backtracked, saying they have no plans to forcibly remove those who stay. "Not only should we demonstrate, we should also support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe that's on the front lines of this situation", he said.

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Russian Federation deploys new missiles to the Baltic Sea region

Also on Monday, President Vladimir Putin also raised the issue of how Russian Federation should respond to what it perceives as the threat from US-led forces in Eastern Europe. Viktor Ozerov, chairman of the defense committee in the Federation Council, Russia's upper house of parliament, said in remarks reported by RIA news agency that Russia was forced to react to the planned US missile shield in eastern Europe.

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20000 flee eastern Aleppo in 72 hours: ICRC

Since this latest regime offensive began over the weekend up to 25,000 people have been displaced. "Clearly, I cannot deny - this is a military acceleration, and I can't tell you how long eastern Aleppo will last". The Syrian regime has prevented aid deliveries reaching those inside the city, citing security concerns about the presence of extremists linked to the former al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in the city's eastern district.

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SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG) from REIT - Retail - Todays Top Gains

Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price objective on Realty Income Corp. from $66.00 to $73.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th. Realty Income Corp.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 220.00%. A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum.

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Crowds gather for Miami rally to mark Fidel Castro's death

Sir, - As an Irish person who recently visited Cuba, I do not support the "brave words" of President Michael D Higgins on the death of a tyrant. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. Obama did not join other foreign leaders at a massive rally for Fidel Castro in Havana late Tuesday, instead sending aides as the White House voiced lingering concerns about the human rights situation in Cuba.

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Nepal govt fails to get support of Madhesi Morcha on amendment

Opposing the bill, main opposition party CPN-UML Vice Chair Bhim Rawal said the constitution amendment bill was not in the interest of the country and the people. Before registering the proposal, a Cabinet meeting endorsed the four-point proposal regarding addressing the row over federal boundaries, citizenship, language, inclusive representation of all marginalized communities in various state entities, including in Upper House, on the basis of population ratio.

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Arena says pressure on US team has increased

NEW YORK (AP ) - Bruce Arena opened a binder to a page with 48 names, his depth chart for the US soccer team. Bruce Arena, back in charge of the US national soccer team for the first time in a decade, speaks during an interview in New York, Tuesday, Nov.

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Gunbattle rages after Kashmir rebels storm Indian army base

There was a firefight in which one BSF jawan suffered minor injuries, he said, adding the suspected terrorists have been shot down. Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in the volatile Himalayan region of Kashmir have launched an attack on an Indian army base, triggering a fierce gunbattle.

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Pipeline protesters sue after clash with police

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe , who originally filed the lawsuit against the pipeline , say they're not budging. Neil Young is calling on President Barack Obama "to step in and end" what he calls the "violence" against protesters demonstrating against an oil pipeline being built in North Dakota near an Indian reservation.

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FBI says Ohio State attacker may have been inspired by overseas militants

The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack, but Byers noted that the group often does so "after the assailant is deceased and can not refute that". He injured 11 before a campus police officer shot him to death. Authorities said it was not yet known whether the knife Artan purchased Monday was the one used in the attack.

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US veterans to form human shield at Dakota pipeline protest

Dalrymple spokesman Jeff Zent says the evacuation order has been "misconstrued" by some as giving authorities the ability to block food and supplies from coming in or out of the encampment. Now, the North Dakota governor, Jack Dalrymple, is taking a different tack. The agency also cited concerns about winter weather and availability of emergency services.

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Ohio State Attacker Visited DC, Bought Knife

They are also looking into a Facebook post allegedly written by him from that same morning about US interference in Muslim lands. The Columbus Division of Police said it will hold a news conference today to update information on the investigation into the attacks on Ohio State University's campus.


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