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Gambia president to concede defeat after 22 years in office

Gambia's Independent Electoral Commission announced earlier Friday that Barrow won 263,000 votes, or 45 percent of the total, while Jammeh took 212,000 votes, about 36 percent. It continues to predict an "inevitable" victory for Jammeh . He now owns an estate agency but lived in Britain for three-and-a-half years when he was younger, working as a security guard for Argos in London, where he developed a love for Arsenal Football Club.

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Banged-up Brady glad week's over - and with win for Patriots

With Sunday's 22-17 victory over the New York Jets, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady recorded his 200th career victory tying him with Peyton Manning for the most all-time by an National Football League quarterback. After the Jets jumped out to a 10-0 lead, the Patriots responded with 10 unanswered points to end the half. The victory also takes the Patriots to 9-2, where they share of the top seeding with the Oakland Raiders, who also won their week 12 match up, beating the Carolina ...

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Trump voices support for LA 2024 bid in call to Bach

Paris officials have a proposed $3.4 billion operating budget for the games and also estimate that another $3.19 billion will be required for Olympic-related infrastructure. The plan revised an initial budget announced in August 2015 which projected a $161 million surplus. Japanese organizers this week said overall costs could run as much as 2 trillion yen ($18 billion), nearly three times initial estimates.

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A Cabinet of generals? Trump's choices get mixed reviews

Mattis retired from the Marine Corps in June 2013, and Kelly retired early this year. A year later, Mattis came under scrutiny during one of the more high-profile criminal investigations of the Iraq war, the shooting deaths of 24 Iraqis by Marines.

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James Mattis as Defense Secretary? One national security expert disagrees

He has broad support from Republicans, who hold the majority in both chambers, including from John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. "It raises a question, a very important policy question about civilian control", Durbin said at a press conference in Chicago today. When a reporter addressed him as "General", he responded, "Please call me Jim".

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Augusta University providing free HIV testing for World AIDS Day

WHO's Hirnschall said if people do not know they have HIV they do not seek medical help and may die of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), which develops in the most advanced stages of HIV infection. The findings also show that 58 per cent of Britons believe people with HIV can live into old age. So we know that the challenge is huge, and we know that we can not hope to make progress without the help of healthcare workers such as pharmacists and their colleagues.

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Demonetisation: Congress MP files breach of privilege notice against PM

Members of nearly all the Opposition parties trooped to the well of the Rajya Sabha demanding an apology from him. The Prime Minister's remarks come amid a standoff in Parliament on the issue with the Opposition stepping up their attack on the government.

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US employers add 178K jobs as unemployment sinks to 4.6 pct

Number of works that weren't in the labor force grew by 446,000 to 95.06 million. A rebound in retail sector employment is expected after October's surprise decline. If realized, the plan would likely add more jobs to business payrolls and boost spending, consumer confidence and inflationary pressure throughout the economy.

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China hopes to conclude RCEP talks as Trump ditches TPP

However, Trump instead said of TPP, that his administration would "negotiate fair, bilateral trade deals that bring jobs and industry back onto American shores". Senate. DISCUS, the trade association for the U.S. spirits industry, welcomed the deal, saying at the time that it has "supported efforts to conclude high-standard, ambitious and comprehensive trade agreements to open markets for USA spirits".

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Trump speaks with Bach to express support for LA Olympic bid

The budget, L.A. 2024 officials said, reflects the bid committee's "new games for a new era" theme and adheres to the principles and goals of the IOC's Agenda 2020 reform package. LA 2024 officials say that they will break the trend of Olympic bid budgets that balloon out of control and become a burden on taxpayers and a disincentive for cities that hope to host the Games in the future.

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Mamata Banerjee shocks defence minister by reacting on army routine

He said the exercise had been planned for November 28-30 but was shifted to December 1 and 2 at the request of the police, as those dates were clashing with the protests against demonetisation. She had vowed not to leave the state secretariat building until the army was withdrawn from the toll gates. "It is saddening that a routine exercise has been made a controversy now".

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Kidnapped Calif. mom Sherri Papini still chained when found

According to her husband, Keith , Sherri was found covered in bruises, with her hair cut and weighing only 87 pounds. The Shasta County sheriff's office released new details about Sherri's alleged abductors, described as two Hispanic women armed with a hand gun.

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Rep files amendment to eliminate Electoral College

But the one for Clinton is now officially the most popular of all time. Despite losing the crucial electoral college tally 232 to Mr Trump's 306 and conceding after the November 8 polling day, Ms Clinton is leading the way in the popular vote , the Independent reports.

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Fresh South Korean protests demand President Park's resignation

Participants raised candles, sung and danced while chanting "Arrest Park Geun-Hye" and "Throw Park into jail", with cries from the main rally site reportedly reaching the presidential Blue House some 1.5 kilometres (0.9 miles) away. For the fifth straight weekend, masses of protesters occupied major avenues in downtown Seoul on Saturday, demanding the ouster of Park who is suspected of helping in the criminal activities of a secretive confidante who is accused of manipulating government ...

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Affluent family bribes passengers to deboard Jet Airways flight

The scene took an ugly turn when some members blocked the aircraft doors to prevent it from shutting down. "After realising that they would not be accommodated on the flight, the group started protesting and intimidating airline staff and other passengers who had boarded on time", airport sources to TOI .

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Fukushima Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warning

Japan has lifted all tsunami warnings which were issued after a powerful 6.9 magnitude natural disaster hit the northeastern part of the country on Tuesday. Of prime concern was the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was crippled by the 2011 disaster in what goes down as the world's second worst nuclear accident in history behind Chernobyl in 1986.

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Obama: Health care act is law, United States can't go backward

Would President-elect Trump's health care policies be bad or good for different groups of Americans? The private, nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center has more than 40 sites in 16 counties throughout Pennsylvania and OH and offers comprehensive primary care and numerous specialty services, as well as provides health and educational services.

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Will Gambia See Its First-Ever Peaceful Transfer Of Power?

Alieu Momarr Njai said the incumbent president had accepted the result and would give a statement later on Friday. BANJUL, Gambia | Gambia's president of 22 years acknowledged his election defeat on state television Friday night, vowing to step down hours after news of the results prompted thousands to celebrate in the streets in an unprecedented display of disdain for his rule.

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Mattis likely to become defense secretary, despite Democrats' concerns

But Jewish Republicans see no problem with this comment. In February, Donald Trump said that he would "absolutely" authorize waterboarding, "and something beyond waterboarding" when interrogating terrorists. "Civil control of the military is not something to be casually cast aside", Smith said in a statement . Spencer Meredith, an associate professor at the National Defense University, said Friday that military officers can bring vital strategic thinking and organizational skills to ...

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No, Donald Trump didn't tell Nawaz Sharif: 'You are a terrific guy'

Trump called Sharif "a terrific guy" who's "doing incredible work", and said "Pakistanis are one of the most intelligent people". "You are a terrific guy", Trump allegedly told Sharif. "I am looking forward to see you soon". "At one point in his presidency, I do recall President Obama expressing a desire to travel to Pakistan". Trump further added "Please convey to the Pakistani people that they are incredible and all Pakistanis I have known are exceptional people".

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China's foreign minister reacts to Trump's call

But, until Thursday, State Department officials had been telling reporters that he had not asked for official briefing on current policy from U.S. diplomats before making the contacts. The Chinese ministry of foreign affairs said it opposed any official interaction or military contact between the USA and Taiwan, according to the People's Daily, a Communist Party mouthpiece.

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Husband Gives Interview About Abduction Of Wife

Bosenko said Papini's alleged abductors had sometimes covered her face and had concealed their faces as well during her three-week ordeal. Female Suspect No. Well Sherri's husband, Keith Papini , sat down for a 20/20 interview that will air Friday and revealed quite a few shocking details about his wife's abduction.

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75% of people with disabilities feel excluded from humanitarian response

Head of the Human Rights Secretariat of the Administration of the Government of Georgia, Natalia Jaliashvili delivered speech at the event and said that protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the utmost priority of the government.

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Indonesian Police Plane Goes Missing With 13 On Board

An Indonesian marine is using binoculars to search for any sign of clues from the deck of a rescue ship. Search and rescue operations from Singapore were subsequently activated by the Singapore Rescue Coordination Centre, which is managed by CAAS and supported by various other agencies, said CAAS in a statement.

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Obama likely to approve Iran sanctions bill

Trump has called a disaster and one of the worst global agreements ever negotiated. Senators overwhelmingly approved Thursday a 10-year extension of tough economic sanctions against Iran they believe is needed to ensure Iran doesn't violate the terms of the recent global accord to curb that country's nuclear program.

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American Legion supports flag-desecration penalty, as decided by Congress, after amendment

Flag-burning was ruled to be constitutionally protected speech under the First Amendment in a 1990 Supreme Court case, United States v. Eichman, that struck down a law seeking to prevent the flag's desecration. The proposal goes against federal law from a 1989 Supreme Court case, overseen by none other than the late Antonin Scalia. It's not known what prompted Trump to send the tweet, which came just after another message in which he blasted cable network CNN .

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Rob Gronkowski shows off 'dance floor'-ready body post-surgery

He missed the November 20 game against San Francisco; when he returned last week against the New York Jets, he left late in the first quarter with a back injury. He also dealt with a hamstring injury in 2016. Against the Jets, though, "Rob began to experience significant back and leg pain". One former team doctor says that Gronkowski likely underwent a "simple discectomy" because the tight end "would not be walking this quickly if fusion surgery".

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Bengal Guv criticizes Mamata Banerjee's statement on army exercise

Fact: Army officials, at the press conference, revealed the official documents which proved that before the exercise was conducted, the Army spoke to the district official, Kolkata Police and other concerned administrative officials. Meanwhile, state Ministers staged a sit-in at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata , and other Trinamool Congress leaders and activists hit the streets across the decrying the "attack on the country's federal structure".

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Malaysia censures Myanmar's 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya Muslims

Annan will travel on Saturday to the north of Rakhine, which has been under lockdown since Oct 9 following attacks by militants on border posts, causing the military to sweep the territory. The military's crackdown in Rakhine has also exposed the limits of Suu Kyi's power. Suu Kyi in August appointed her fellow Nobel laureate to head a special commission to investigate how to mend bitter religious and ethnic divides that split the impoverished state.

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Ohio State attacker may have been influenced by Al Qaeda cleric

Angela Byers, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Cincinnati division, and other law enforcement officials gave updates on the Columbus attack on Wednesday afternoon. He came to the U.S.in 2014 as the child of a refugee. President-elect Donald Trump weighed in on the Artan with a tweet Wednesday morning. He also said there doesn't seem to be much time between the onset of Artan's apparent radicalization and the attack, a period known in law enforcement and intelligence circles as ...

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Electors feeling pressure to turn on Trump

The Electoral College serves as a kind of buffer by making it harder for voter fraud to change the results. "I mean, we are a Republic and so the Electoral Colleges is where things happen". While there's no chance that the election outcome will be reversed, Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein , with the support of the Clinton campaign, has called for recounts in three states that Trump won , Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI.

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Protests over South Korea's mysterious presidential scandal enter their fifth week

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett, reporting from Seoul , said the protest was among the largest the country had seen, and may have eclipsed the million-plus protest two weeks ago. In the face of cold and snow, demonstrators filed into the streets of Seoul over the growing scandal that has engulfed Park's presidency and plunged the nation's government into uncertainty.

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Palace's Pardew under pressure after 'crazy' 5-4 defeat

Swansea are now two points from safety and Bradley added: "I see the win as a turning point in so many ways". The nine goals in a quite astonishing contest were the most in a Liberty Stadium fixture since the 4-4 draw with Wolves during the Welsh club's first Premier League season.

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Martin Scorsese meets the pope

The pope , who met for 15 minutes with the filmmaker, his wife and daughters, did tell them that though he missed the film, he had read the book, according to the Vatican. When Martin Scorsese tells you to lose weight, you lose it.no matter the cost! He never made it because of his health, but he has spoken out frequently about the church's past and present martyrs.

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New Pakistan Army chief Javed Bajwa to establish peace with India?

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, a career infantry officer belonging to the Baloch Regiment, was chosen as Pakistan's next Chief of Army Staff and Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) on Saturday. Both India and Pakistan claim Kashmir in full, but have ruled it in part since partition and independence from the British in 1947.Tension between the neighbours began to sour in July, when Indian security forces killed a young Kashmiri separatist, sparking ...


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