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Russia Will Not Allow Infringement of Its Rights, Putin Says

He also warned that any attempt to "break the strategic parity" could be globally catastrophic - an apparent reference to the Russian-US nuclear balance. That was a reference to Syria where Moscow is backing President Bashar al-Assad, while the outgoing USA administration has supported anti-Assad rebels.

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Donald Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving speech

Mr Trump, who like Mr Obama campaigned on reducing the influence of money in politics, appears poised to relax them further. While Trump doesn't specifically mention the Civil War itself, the meaning of his mention isn't lost - of why the holiday came to national observance during a time of bloodshed and divisions.

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A deadly storm system is battering Atlanta, Alabama, and Florida

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Dean Flener told the Associated Press a husband and wife died and two others were injured in Polk County. Storms that spawned deadly winds have dumped more than 2 inches of rain across much of north Alabama , causing floods after months of drought. Atlanta Fire Rescue said there were reports of a tornado touchdown in Cobb County, including Atlanta, while another tornado was reported in Temple, Georgia .

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Almost 2000 members of Iraqi forces killed in November

The figure increased threefold from October, when tens of thousands of troops launched an assault to retake the Islamic State (IS) group's last major Iraqi bastion of Mosul. Brig. Gen. Haider Fadhil of the special forces told The Associated Press his men were now about four kilometers (2.5 miles) from the Tigris river, which slices the city in half.

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North Korea hit with toughest-ever sanctions

And even though some Chinese steelmakers in northern China value North Korea's high-grade coal, the new curbs would have relatively little impact on China's industrial output, said Deng Shun, a coal market analyst with Success Futures, a trading company in Guangzhou.

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South African president in battle to continue in office

Meanwhile, the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in eThekwini has followed the example of its provincial leadership and backed President Zuma, following calls from within the NEC for him to step down. The ANC chief whip in parliament, Jackson Mthembu, also supported those gunning for Zuma. An anti-graft probe published this month by the Public Protector focused on claims that the brothers, Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta influenced the appointment of ministers.

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Committee recommends proportional voting

The latest comments from Monsef, however, make it clear that for whatever reason, the Liberals are no longer as committed to their unequivocal electoral-reform promise as they were during the election campaign. "I have to admit, I'm a little bit disappointed", Monsef said. The math formula measures the degree of disproportion between the share of votes received by parties and their number of seats in the legislature.

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Obamas set to light National Christmas Tree for final time

Keeping your tree stand filled with water is the best way to keep your tree looking its best throughout the season. A Swarovski crystal star tops the tree. First, choose a tree that feels heavy for its size, indicating it has retained plenty of moisture. The Fire Department recommends that low-heat mini-lights be used for all trees.

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Putin says Russian Federation trawling for friends, not enemies

We have a shared responsibility to ensure worldwide security and stability, to strengthen non-proliferation regimes". "Russia-U.S. cooperation in solving global and regional problems answers the interests of the entire world", Putin said.

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Manipur observes 29th World AIDS Day

The virus that causes AIDS was identified less than 35 years ago but has left a lasting impact on hundreds of millions of people. Wohl said treatment is the most important way to prevent the spread of HIV. The self-testing requires oral fluid or blood from a finger prick in order to test for HIV. The campaign, which is inspired by HIV positive women who rise above and conquer various HIV- related challenges, is aimed at raising awareness and an attempt to realize the vision of ...

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6 new HIV positive cases reported per day: CDC

This means they are nearing a point at which HIV transmission would effectively be controlled. The Fund supports HIV education, prevention, intervention, and treatment programs that engage New Yorkers who are at greater risk of HIV infection-such as young men of color who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women-and those who are HIV-positive but not virally suppressed or receiving necessary access to care.

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Trevor Siemian in a walking boot, misses practice

Kansas City (8-3) and Miami (7-4), by virtue of a tiebreaker, would claim the wild-card spots, while the Broncos would stay home in January. Fresh off one of his best National Football League performances, Trevor Siemian (left foot) probably won't suit up for the Broncos this Sunday against the Jaguars .

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Deadly storms add to drought, flood and fires plaguing South

The National Weather Service said four children were critically injured when a daycare center in Ider, DeKalb County, was destroyed. A tornado watch was still in effect for parts of Georgia , Alabama and Tennessee until 11 a.m. The National Weather Service reports these are the nation's first deadly tornadoes in more than six months. Forecasters also said storms could produce straight-line winds above 60 miles per hour, while officials warned people to monitor weather alerts and ...

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New Orleans French Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Police say a man shot a bouncer after a fight at a nightclub. Bourbon Street is known for its bars and strip clubs with the district the heart of New Orleans' oldest neighbourhood, the French Quarter. Orleans Parish Sheriff Office mounted patrol block off a crime scene after a fatal shooting in New Orleans , on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. One of the shooters, 22-year-old Trung Le, was sentenced to 60 years in that case.

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Israel slams France for implementing settlement labeling regiment

Cyprus, Britain, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Russia, and Italy have all sent fire-fighting aircraft, and Romania and Bulgaria reportedly have sent other assistance. Uri Chobotaro, of the Coast region fire and rescue services, said all the fires in Haifa are out but there is always the danger of flames reigniting from smoldering embers.

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Nigerian Senate To Halt Data Price Hike

Away from the technical mumo-jumbo, the NCC has in all its wisdom decided that there is "unhealthy competition" among Nigerian telecoms companies in the area of data services. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce says there should be about one million made-in-Nigeria cars available on demand annually. He said had it been implemented the suspended data regime would have killed the bourgeoning ICT industry in the country.

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7 armymen martyred, six terrorists killed in Jammu firing

About 20 Indian soldiers were killed in border skirmishes and terror attacks in the past one month. He said militants entered two buildings which were occupied by officers, families and men. It is not yet clear how the terrorists crossed so many check-posts on the Jammu-Srinagar highway to approach the base - which is close to a river and thick forests.

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Samsung's Rs78L beats Uber's Rs75L base salary offer on Day 1

Companies that made more than four offers included Intel, Microsoft, Samsung R&D, Goldman Sachs, Oracle, VISA and ITC, says a press release from IIT Madras. "Usually, the Japanese companies offer the highest number of foreign profiles", said a placement coordinator. "Only three consultancy companies - BCG, Bain and ATK - visited this year".

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Trump speaks to Pakistan PM on phone

You are a terrific guy. Describing Sharif as a person with a good reputation, Trump said Sharif is a terrific guy and is doing wonderful work which is visible in every way. The full readout of the call, according to the Pakistani government, is below. "At one point in his presidency, I do recall President Obama expressing a desire to travel to Pakistan".

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Trump has 'open mind' on climate change

Two people advising Trump's transition team on energy and environment issues said they were caught off guard by his remarks. "I don't care about having anything to do" with anything outside the United States' best interests, he said. out of the Paris climate accord. Trump's choice to name Stephen Bannon, the former chairman of conservative website Breitbart News, his chief strategist has drawn condemnation from critics who say Bannon is racist, anti-Semitic, and associated with the ...

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SC refuses to entertain plea seeking playing of national anthem in courts

The Madras high court also gave an order in March directing private schools in Tamil Nadu to ensure that the anthem was sung during the morning assembly. Barring any dramatization of the National Anthem or its inclusion as a part of any variety show, the court said: "To think of a dramatized exhibition of the National Anthem is absolutely inconceivable".

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Dialogue with India only if Kashmir on agenda: Sartaj Aziz

The prime minister was briefed by Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, DG ISI Lt.Gen. Rizwan Akhtar, Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi and National Security Advisor Lt.Gen. Sartaj Aziz said that India is heating up the situation on the LoC to deflect attention from its atrocities in Occupied Kashmir. According to a report in "Dawn", Sartaj Aziz told Pakistan's National Assembly that Islamabad would continue to extend political, diplomatic and moral support to the ...

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The Obamas Light the National Christmas Tree for the Last Time

The tree is adorned with 50,000 multicolored lights, topped with a 550 lb (250 kg), 9.5 foot (2.8 meter) wide Swarovski crystal star. The holiday tradition started in 1931. Since then, it has required 30 gallons of water a day to stay full and fresh. Erik Pauze, head gardener at Rockefeller Center, said picking the tree was a year-long process.

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Aleppo: 'Dozens of civilians killed' fleeing Syrian army advance

The incident marks the second time the Jub al-Quba area, in the historic district of the rebel-held eastern side of the Syrian city, has been struck in as many days. "Given the Syrian government's long and dark history of arbitrary detention and enforced disappearances on a mass scale, it is even more crucial that civilians are protected in newly captured areas of Aleppo city", said Samah Hadid, Amnesty's deputy director for campaigns in Beirut.

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Two new cases of AIDS, 56 of HIV in Malta

Last year, 22 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in Ingham County, which is the second highest HIV prevalence rate among local health departments in MI. . In advance of World AIDS Day on December 1, 2016, Amida Care is publishing "Together We Can End AIDS in NYS by 2020", a special edition of The Amida Care View magazine produced in collaboration with members of the End AIDS 2020 Community Coalition.

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President Xi sends condolences after Colombia plane crash

Among the survivors are players Alan Luciano Ruschel and Jacson Ragnar Follmann , flight attendant Ximena Suarez, Brazilian journalist Rafael Valmorbida, and flight technician Erwin Tumiri. But as the hours passed, heavy rainfall and low visibility grounded helicopters and slowed efforts to reach the crash site. The club also announced one of its goalkeepers, Danilo, initially survived the crash but later died.

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Gas prices surge after OPEC cuts production

On Thursday, Azerbaijan said it was also willing to engage in talks on cuts. "It's clearly too soon to know what beyond the short-term market gain will be the consequences of this mini-renaissance of OPEC - for other producers and for the group itself", Credit Suisse analysts said.

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James Mattis selected as Trump's secretary of defense

While the nomination of the 66-year-old Mattis would likely be popular among USA forces, many of whom know him by his colorful nickname " Mad Dog ", it would have to clear a bureaucratic hurdle. Mattis retired from the Marine Corps in 2013 after a 41-year career in which built a storied reputation for his leadership of troops in Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War, as well as the wars in Afghanistan in Iraq.

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#MosulOp: Iraqi forces push deeper into IS-held Mosul centre

Iraqi forces launched the operation a month ago but have only advanced into a few eastern districts. Troops with Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service have been battling to retake Mosul from Islamic State forces since October 17. IS captured Mosul in the summer of 2014 as part of a blitz that placed almost a third of Iraq under the militants' control. A spokesman for the Shiite Hezbollah Brigades meanwhile said that Shiite militias had taken full control of the Tal Afar military ...

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Dolphins vs. Ravens Week 13 Picks: Defense to Dominate in Baltimore? 12/4/16

Read the latest news about the incoming administration on our Tracking the Transition page. "I have no regrets", Wallace insisted. "It's all love from my end". Ravens coach John Harbaugh has been impressed by Tannehill's performance and is preparing for a versatile offense. "It has been great to have him here".

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Eight arrested over Israel wildfires, more evidence implying arson found

Two prisons near Haifa also were evacuated. The Palestinians joined the efforts overnight to extinguish the blazes, sending 41 firefighters and eight trucks to Haifa. Whether they were set by accident or on goal is not yet known, however, meteorologists say a long summer with a lack of rain and strong winds have brought about ideal conditions for the fires to spread.

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Iraqi troops meet with fierce resistance during push into Mosul

Iraqi troops laid siege to the Al Zohour neighbourhood of Mosul on Sunday, about eight kilometres from the city centre, while fortifying areas already retaken from ISIL. Other forces are advancing on the city from different directions, and the US -led coalition is providing airstrikes and other support. Mosul is Iraq's second largest city, and its recapture would be a huge blow to IS, a Sunni extremist group that aspires to create a "caliphate" stretching across the Middle East.

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Grief turns to anger amid reports of lack of fuel in crash

The airline was founded in Venezuela in 2009 but operates in Bolivia. Chapecoense's acting president said earlier in the week that the head of the Brazilian Football Confederation, Marco Polo Del Nero, had ordered Chapecoense to play their final match using a team made up mostly of junior players.

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Why are Italians protesting against their Prime Minister Matteo Renzi?

According to sources things are only about to get worse with numerous European nations having their main elections next year. The movement has gained momentum as a result of the EU's attitude towards the rise of terrorism, migration problem and persistent economic malaise.

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Death toll from Tennessee wildfires increases to 10

They also said during a news conference that the number of people treated at LeConte Medical Center for fire-related injures was 80 in total. At a Tuesday press conference, Gatlinburg Fire Chief Greg Miller said 20 residential fires were reported at almost the same time at different parts of town.


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