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Putin Says 'Clever' Trump Will Make Responsible Decisions

A statement from Trump's transition team shared that the call was a congratulatory call from Putin to Trump, emphasizing how favorable the U.S. Since Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton, Mr Putin has made it clear he wants to rebuild a relationship with the United States.

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OSU attack suspect "should not have been in our country"

The FBI and Columbus police say Artan posted a series of Facebook rants on Monday that show he nursed grievances against the USA, railing against USA intervention in Muslim lands and warning, "If you want us Muslims to stop carrying lone wolf attacks, then make peace" with the Islamic State group.

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Ohio State attacker may have self-radicalized, officials say

The Islamic State claimed that the man who carried out the attack at the Ohio State University (OSU) on Tuesday was one of its " soldiers ". A Facebook post suspected to have been written by Artan shortly before the attack does not include a pledge of allegiance to the terrorist organization, as in previous cases, but does say that if the US wants the attacks to stop, it has to "make peace with 'dawla in al sham, '" which is how some ISIS followers have referred to the terror group.

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Jayalalithaa being monitored by expert doctors

Heavy deployment of police was made at the hospital on Greams Road where thousands of supporters of 'Amma' (mother), as she is fondly called by her supporters, and AIADMK cadre had gathered on hearing the news. The news has sparked fresh fears about her condition as Ms Jayalalitha has been receiving treatment for months. The Governor, who reached the hospital around 12.10 am, was briefed by the team of doctors attending to the Chief Minister and left for Raj Bhavan within ten minutes.

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Indian politician Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest

Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was on Monday said to be critical after she suffered a cardiac arrest in the hospital where she was admitted over two months ago. The hospital issued a statement regarding the CM's health. For weeks, doctors attending to Jayalalithaa have been saying that " Amma " as she is known to millions of supporters was well enough to decide when to return home.

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Protests in Malaysia in support of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

He also accused Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi of inaction, saying that she had declared the Rohingya issue off-limits during bilateral discussions. Najib led a protest rally Sunday against what he called a genocide of Myanmars Muslim Rohingya minority and urged the global community to help halt the atrocities.

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David Davis suggests United Kingdom could pay for single market access

We think it's unlikely we'll be offered Single Market. David Davis has hinted at a softer approach to immigration for some workers when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. May has also said she wants an "early agreement" to guarantee the status of the estimated three million European Union citizens now living in Britain once exit negotiations with the European Union begin but will make this conditional on a deal for Britons living in the EU.

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Austria's far-right Norbert Hofer concedes in election re-run

Appearing later with Van der Bellen, Hofer said his loss "is really very painful. but the voter is always right in a democracy". That's because Austrians tend to be bigger European Union skeptics than many of their neighbors, according to a poll by Dalia Research.

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Relief in European Union as Austrian far-right candidate admits election defeat

Former Green party leader Alexander van der Bellen was re-elected in a closely fought poll after Norbert Hofer conceded defeat . "I congratulate Alexander Van der Bellen and ask all Austrians to stick together", said Hofer, who now serves as a deputy president of parliament.

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Extreme-right and populist suffers defeat in Austria's presidential election

Meanwhile, Marine Le Pen of France's conservative Front National said the Freedom Party would be victorious in upcoming legislative elections. "I will be a pro-European president of Austria open to the world", Van der Bellen, 72, said in his victory speech.

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Iran condemns Senate's extension of sanctions

Khamenei and his hard-line loyalists, drawn from among Islamists and Revolutionary Guards, have criticised the deal and blamed Rouhani for its failure to deliver swift improvements in living standards since lifting of sanctions in January. Lawmakers said it would make it easier for sanctions to be reimposed if Iran violated the deal. During his election campaign, Trump described the nuclear agreement as the "worst deal ever negotiated" and alternated between saying he would tear it up and ...

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Steven Smith DRS blunder costly for New Zealand, says coach Mike Hesson

After being dropped for this year's tours of Sri Lanka and South Africa, he faces a tough task to break back into the side after Travis Head made a fist of his opportunity with a vital half-century. Trent Boult set the Australian skipper with a series of outswingers before catching Smith on the shuffle with a sharp inducker. Smith went on to post his highest ever score in one-day cricket, leading his side from a precarious 4/92 to beyond 300 as Travis Head (52 from 60) and Matthew Wade (38 ...

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Heart of Asia: Modi, Ghani launch double-barrelled attack on Pakistan

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has returned to Afghanistan after completing his trip to India. However, Pakistan's de facto foreign policy chief felt Ghani's statement was incomprehensible and condemnable, and contended that it was meant to "please India".

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Syrian rebels weakened by their own divisions

The rebels said the Russians had retreated from proposals agreed at talks with rebel groups in Turkey that would have resulted in jihadist fighters leaving the city, a ceasefire and humanitarian aid deliveries. Since September 2015, it has provided Assad with military support that Western observers say has killed civilians, not just jihadists and rebels. On Friday, Kerry said the U.S.is exploring new options with Russian Federation for helping civilians leave Aleppo, where the United Nations ...

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Tusk Rejects British Calls to Protect Expat Rights After Brexit

The Conservative MP's attack was in response to reports suggesting Merkel would not guarantee reciprocal rights for United Kingdom citizens living in Germany until formal Brexit negotiations had begun, and had told May as much during a bilateral meeting.

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Trump endorses murdering drug users - Duterte

Mr. Duterte has led a campaign against drug abuse in which he has encouraged the police and others to kill people they suspect of using or selling drugs. For the Philippine president, an expression of support from Trump could help reset ties with the United States. "It's going to be up to the next President-elect to decide which foreign leaders he meets with", he said.

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Bands, dancers, horses - and a dog - join Thanksgiving parade

A Charlie Brown balloon floats during Macy's 90th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 24, 2016. The SpongeBob Square Pants balloon moves down Sixth Avenue. A New York Police Department spokesman said there were no reports of arrests, injuries or disturbances. Among the celebrities expected to attend were Tony Bennett , Aloe Blacc, Sarah McLachlan and a number of Olympic gold medal winners.

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Erdogan, Merkel discuss Aleppo over phone

Wednesday's phone conversation followed a six-hour meeting of Turkey's national security council, where developments in Aleppo were also on the agenda. Dogan confirmed in a statement on Thursday that one of its executives was under investigation, but said it was clear that the case was not linked to Gulen's movement.

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Suspect Charged With Murder After Man Found Mutilated In Bronx Apartment

Pagan faces one count of murder, accusing him of the grisly attack. Police said Pagan admitted to the dismembering and that he had used scissors, although investigators discovered several knives in plain sight in the kitchen. It happened around 8:15 p.m. Saturday. Of note, upon being taken to the 44th Precinct stationhouse Sunday evening and asked "why he did it", Pagan is alleged to have responded, 'did what?' Police say the 32-year-old identified as Jerry Pagan was arrested and ...

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12 arrested over Haifa fires

A newly arrived USA super tanker, considered the largest firefighting aircraft in the world, was due to join the emergency operation on Saturday (26 November). "This is our message to all Israeli citizens whose homes and property were damaged in the fire: We will help you rebuild your homes and your lives as soon as possible and this is the main objective of the special cabinet session today in Haifa ", Netanyahu said at the beginning of the meeting on Sunday, adding that the government plans ...

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Rogue One A Star Wars Story: What Has Been Confirmed So Far?

A cameo from Jar Jar Binks is probably out of the question in Rogue One , so locating what George Lucas liked about the film is probably impossible right now. To be honest, and no offense to anyone here, it was the most important review to me. And Felicity worked hard to polish her iconic line, "May the force be with you" as she knew it could be remembered for years to come.

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Airstrike kills at least 20 in Syria

It says 288 civilians have been killed in the province since October 20, when Syrian government and Russian aircraft intensified airstrikes. Russian Federation claims that its air strikes, which began in September 2015, are aimed at preventing jihadists, including both Fateh Al-Sham and Daesh, from gaining more territory in Syria that could be used to mount attacks overseas.

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Italian vote, Renzi resignation confuses global markets

The most apocalyptic scenarios involve a crisis of investor confidence causing the failure of a rescue scheme for Italy's most indebted banks, triggering a broader crisis across the euro zone. The outcome raises questions over whether Italy will stay in the European Union and keep using the euro. Interpreting the referendum outcome as a vote against Europe is therefore far-fetched.

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Otto downgraded to tropical storm

Costa Rica orders evacuations for hurricane threat was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 22, 2016 and was last updated on November 22, 2016. A hurricane watch and tropical storm watches and warnings were issued up and down the Central American coast, from Nicaragua to Costa Rica . The US National Hurricane Center says Otto is now at hurricane strength and approaching Costa Rica and Nicaragua .

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Butcher of Gujarat wants action against terrorism

Sartaj Aziz said Ghani's statement was "regrettable" but "understandable" in a way that it was result of the anxiety due to the increased level of bomb blasts and terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. Sartaj Aziz said that security arrangements in India were quite unusual since they were not allowed to meet or speak with anyone. India and Afghanistan are planning to set up an air transport corridor to avert bottlenecks created by Pakistan in land connectivity between Central and South Asia.

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Philippines President Duterte Phones Trump

For the Philippine president, an expression of support from Trump could help reset ties with the United States. Trump is wishing the country well, Duterte said . "I am very sure", he said. He just said, "we are really harping on...fundamental changes [that are worthy] so we can be able to pursue our independent foreign policy".

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Trump clear on China's stance on call with Taiwan's Tsai: Beijing

The president-elect also referred to China's foreign exchange policy, writing, "Did China ask if it was OK to devalue their currency (making it hard for our companies to compete), heavily tax our products going into their country?" "The Chinese side in Beijing and Washington lodged solemn representations with the relevant side in the US".

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Trump faces pushback from base, allies over Romney musings

Conway, answering questions from reporters about the expanded search as she entered Trump Tower in NY on Sunday, said the transition team had been happily surprised by the number of wealthy businesspeople who had come forward to express interest.

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'All is well' for Jayalalithaa, soon to resume her duties: AIADMK spokesperson

Party workers from several districts like Parimala of Tiruvannamalai and Subramanian of North Chennai , who arrived at the hospital, told PTI that "We are waiting". She was under respiratory support since then. "She will return home soon", he said. RJD chief Lalu Prasad said: "Totally anxious about the health of Jayalalithaaji..." No Need to worry about her health.

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UCLA rolls in to Rupp, takes down No. 1 Cats

UCLA, which shot 53 percent in Saturday's win, entered the game averaging 97 points per contest and matched its season scoring average after Alford hit a pair of free throws with 7.4 seconds left at Rupp Arena. Those, of course, are not the only cast of characters who could play a role in determining the outcome of Saturday afternoon's game. "Guys were hitting shots, I was getting them the ball".

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Thai activist arrested for Facebook share

King Bhumibol acted as the unifying figure of the Kingdom. The king's death is a delicate transition for both the monarchy and its backers in the military elite. King Maha Vajiralongkorn is comparatively unknown to ordinary Thais as he spent most of his life outside his kingdom. Media inside Thailand must heavily self-censor when covering the monarchy.

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Ball, Leaf among prospects to stand out in UCLA

UCLA now has all next week off until MI comes to Westwood for a game next Saturday at 5pm PT. This year's UCLA team has more talent than that 2006-07 squad did, and now it's showing to be a viable and enticing Final Four candidate after what transpired Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Stein Campaign Requests Michigan Recount

Nearly no one expects Stein's push for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania to result in a Clinton victory over Trump. Stein's recount hinges on whether Michigan's optical-scanning vote tabulating machines may have missed faintly marked ballots, contributing to the sizable "under vote" of 75,335 blank votes in the presidential election.

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Islamic State conflict: Turkey says two soldiers missing in Syria

IS's Amaq news agency earlier said that IS fighters had captured two Turkish soldiers near the village of Dana west of al-Bab in the Aleppo countryside. "They did not have much of a chance as their weapons are limited - machine guns and Kalashnikovs - while the regime and Russians have used everything from barrel bombs to warplanes", he told Reuters from the Turkish border town of Gaziantep, a rear base for some of Syria's rebel forces.

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Syria rebels, Russian Federation hold Aleppo talks in Ankara

He said: "The statement was indeed news, this is a very serious statement ". A top Russian diplomat rebuked Turkey's president over his comments on Syria today, saying they contradict global agreements on the war-wracked country. The two leaders exchanged views on Cyprus peace talks and discussed the latest developments in Syria, especially the conflict-hit city Aleppo, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.


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