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LeBron James, Cavs Teammates Opt to Not Stay at Trump Hotel

The Cavs have booked rooms at the luxury hotel for two days as the team will play the Knicks on Wednesday. LeBron James and several teammates have decided not to stay at Trump Soho in lower Manhattan this week. Griffin said up to half the team may join James - Iman Shumpert , Richard Jefferson and JR Smith have all voiced their disapproval of Trump in the past.

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Mamata stays put at secretariat, asks if it was army coup

He also said the exercise involves collection of data in all the North Eastern states, including Assam, Arunachal, West Bengal, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Sikkim on the availability of load carriers at all major entry points in various states in coordination with the local police authorities.

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Rouhani demands Obama let sanctions expire

The White House is anxious that the move could undermine moderates in Iran. "We hope to end the (current) year with single-digit inflation, a 5 percent growth rate and the creation of 700,000 new jobs", Rouhani said in his speech. A frustration of the deal's critics has been Iran's continued financial support for terrorism and the development of ballistic missiles. Iranian president, then, turned to the first days of taking the office; "the incumbent government took office over three ...

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Government puts its case forward for Brexit powers

The case was brought by a group of British citizens opposed to Brexit, with the help of some of the U.K.'s top constitutional lawyers. Who made the ruling at the High Court and when? They say a parliamentary vote would mean getting lawmakers "to answer precisely the same question which was put by Parliament to the electorate and has been answered in the referendum".

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Russia says field hospital hit in Syria's Aleppo, nurse killed

Alboth underlined that they were open to participation from everyone, including members of political organizations or parties who share their concerns over Syria , but would only allow white flags during their march on Aleppo . While Assad's allies have in the past year turned the battle in his favor, Western and regional states backing the rebels have been unwilling or unable to prevent a major defeat for groups who have fought for years to topple the Syrian leader.

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Indore-Patna train tragedy: Meet the canine hero who saved 15 lives

The death toll from a train derailment in India rose to 142 Monday morning after rescue workers completed their search with grim warnings that more bodies may be trapped inside. Politician Mayawati, one of Modi's biggest rivals in the state, told media the government should have "invested in mending tracks instead of spending billions and trillions of rupees on bullet trains".

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Who collects costs for Donald Trump's Taiwan call?

Pence also said the new USA administration intends to be "fully engaged" in South Asia and with India and Pakistan on issues such as Kashmir to promote peace and security. "The problem is that Beijing decided in 1996 on a 10-year (military) buildup so that it would never have to swallow such stuff again", Paal said. Some of the Republican Party's most ardent Taiwan proponents are playing active roles in Trump's transition team, and others in the conservative foreign policy community see a ...

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Deliberations resume in trial in black motorist's death

After a weekend break, they are continuing to deliberate Monday. The jurors also asked the judge several questions, including why Slager was charged with voluntary manslaughter in addition to murder. Scott's family called for peace in the North Charleston community. The judge's response to jurors included telling them that they can not convict Slager of murder or manslaughter unless the charge has been proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

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Jayalalithaa's demise has left a huge void in Indian politics: PM

Dr Richard Beale, the specialist doctor from London, who was treating Jayalalithaa had earlier said, "The situation is extremely grave". Naidu also met top leadership of AIADMK, including party legislators, during the day, sources said. Jayalalithaa was admitted on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration. Jayaraman served as chief minister to Tamil Nadu on five separate occasions between 1991 and Monday, and appeared in dozens of Bollywood films between 1961 and 1992, ...

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New British bank notes fall foul of vegetarians

The petition , started by Doug Maw, said: "This is unacceptable to millions of vegans & vegetarians in the United Kingdom". Following a number of inquiries, the Bank of Canada also confirmed that its polymer bank notes also contain animal fat.

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Life in prison for toddler's 'hot car' murder

He then went to work, carpooled in a friend's auto for lunch; Harris ran some errands buying light bulbs and then was seen on video placing the bag of light bulbs in his vehicle and returning to work. He would later face additional charges connected to his son's death and allegations that he, in the months prior, had lewd communications with a girl under 18 by asking her to provide a sexually explicit photo, sending explicit messages to her as well as a photo of a man's genitals.

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Erdogan Warns EU About Excluding Turkey From Bloc

The FT article highlighted the implications of the talks in terms of the sidelining of Washington and the increasingly evident debacle confronting the more than five-year-old United States operation directed at arming, training and paying militias for the objective of overthrowing Assad.

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Abe will be first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor

In its confirmation of the visit, the White House also emphasized this symbolic bookend to President Obama and Abe's relationship. "I would like to show the world the resolve that [the] horrors of war should never be repeated", Abe said in a statement.

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Security Council Broadens Sanctions on North Korea

The resolution says North Korea can sell no more than 7.5 million metric tons of coal a year, or bring in no more than $400 million in sales, whichever comes first. The original sanctions - which the United States at the time hailed as "comprehensive" - had sought to limit coal exports, unless it was for what the measure called "livelihood" reasons.

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Black Friday shoppers sacrifice sleep for deals

He says all these new sales have come about because of how competitive retailers have to be to stay ahead of the game. "I was here a year ago and it did kind of ice and sleet. President-elect Donald Trump also stepped into the online sales excitement. President-elect Donald Trump's store jumped into the madness by offering a 30 per cent-off deal on all campaign products.

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Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy concedes defeat in French vote

Donald Trump's election as president of the United States was on many voters' minds, as France faces its own wave of populism that has emboldened an outsider with an eye on the presidency. Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe came out on top of the first round of voting in France's first-ever conservative presidential primary Sunday, and now face a runoff election November 27.

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Jayalalithaa in 'grave situation', says Apollo

The hospital tweeted: "Despite our best efforts, our beloved CM remains in a grave situation". A brief hospital statement said the AIADMK leader, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, "continues to be very critical and is on ECMO and other life support systems".

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Crowds throng hospital, Nadda says Jayalalithaa out of danger

Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who is also the Governor of Maharashtra, had flew to Chennai from Mumbai and had visited Apollo Hospitals on Sunday night. There were no immediate reports of unrest, but several of her supporters resorted to self-harm when she was briefly jailed in 2014 on charges of corruption.

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IS claims jihadist 'soldier' behind Ohio University attack

Police have given no motive for the attack on the Columbus, Ohio campus. America! Stop interfering with other countries, especially the Muslim Ummah. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge Angela Byers said separately that Artan may have been inspired by al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed by a 2011 U.S.

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Graham praises Trump's defense secretary pick

Others are entrenched in Trump's organization as close advisers. Retired General David Petraeus remains in the running for secretary of State. In 2008 the congress changed the 10 year rule to 7 years as the time a military person has to wait before being named civilian head of the Department of Defense .

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Stein Covers Cost for Wisconsin Recount

Racine County is preparing for a presidential election recount - a massive undertaking that must be done in short order, local officials said - after two third-party candidates formally requested one in Wisconsin last week. Smith of the WJR radio station that it could cost up to $2 million. "We simply won't know if there was hacking or interference in this election unless we look at the votes - every vote systematically, impartially and by hand", Jessica Clarke, a lawyer for the Stein ...

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Chapeco buries soccer club president as fans look to future

Brazilian President Michel Temer will preside over a brief ceremony at the airport, but will not attend the wake in the stadium because of concerns over possible political protests, his advisers said. Bolivian aviation authorities suspended the licence of LaMia airlines, the operator of the plane that was carrying the players, team officials and journalists for the finale.

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United Nations further tightens North Korea sanctions

Overall, the new punitive measures are created to slash a total of $800 million from North Korea's $3 billion in yearly exports. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its testing of nuclear devices and ballistic missiles.

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Malaysia's Najib Leads Rally Against Rohingya Violence in Myanmar

Since the beginning of October, there have been ongoing violent attacks against Border Guard Police posts in northern Rakhine State. Myanmar has denied allegations of abuse, but has also banned foreign journalists and independent investigators from the area.

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Trump adviser: If China doesn't like Taiwan call, 'screw 'em'

Others believe that Trump is signaling a tectonic shift in US-China-Taiwan relations and that the phone call was just a hint at larger changes to come once he takes office on January 20, 2017. In an interview with ABC News on Sunday, US vice president-elect Mike Pence downplayed the significance of Trump's conversation. Pressed on who the diplomatic protest was lodged with, Lu said: "I think it's easy to understand 'the relevant side'".

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IS claims jihadist 'soldier' behind Ohio attack

U.S. Intelligence Officials told NBC News that the 18-year-old student made no known contact with ISIS. The FBI and local police are still investigating the OSU rampage as a potential terror attack, but have drawn no public conclusions on the motive so far.

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Syrian Observatory: Airstrikes on Idlib kill at least 29, including seven children

Earlier reports said the shelling killed one Russian nurse and eight civilians in the makeshift field hospital. Rebels said they were fighting back in that area too on Monday. A MiG-29 crashed into the sea November 15 while trying to land on the carrier. President-elect Donald Trump made much of expecting to end the Central Intelligence Agency program arming Syrian rebel groups after his election, noting that the USA doesn't really know who a lot of these groups are.

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What Resignation of New Zealand's Leader Means

He made note of his wife, Bronagh who has endured "many lonely nights" and his two children, Stephie and Max, had been put under "extraordinary levels of intrusion". "I fought every day against John's politics but always supported his right to be a dad and a husband first", she tweeted. "So I think I have a deep connection with the concerns of ordinary New Zealanders".

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Toys for Tots campaign extended in Norridge

Organized more than 60 years ago, the nonprofit organization provides assistance to those in need during the holiday season. Here in the Twin Cities, the Marines are gearing up for the annual Toys For Tots drive which we are proud to sponsor at KARE11.

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Trump shows Carrier boss the 'art of the deal'

This is actually happening within the United States, as companies play one state against another to see which will give it bigger breaks to stay or relocate. Moreover, even if the deal could be replicated, Trump would have to do 804 Carrier deals to match the number of manufacturing jobs created since 2010, as White House spokesman Josh Ernest pointed out.

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New Zealand PM announces surprise resignation

Key said that he would resign on December 12 and that his party would choose a new leader and prime minister that same day. Last month, a US warship visited New Zealand for the first time in more than 30 years, prompting Key to say the countries' relationship was in its best shape since the nuclear ban.

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Van der Bellen's Victory Sends Message to Other Countries

Mr Van der Bellen won the election by nearly 31,000 votes in an incredibly close vote back in May and pollsters were expecting a result that would be just as close. 4, 2016. At 72, the grey-haired economics professor often cut a wooden and somewhat dishevelled figure on the campaign trail next to smooth-talking gun enthusiast Hofer, 45.

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Angela Merkel 'saddened' by Italian PM's referendum rout

As soon as the "no" victory was announced, the likely 5-Star candidate for the premiership, Luigi di Maio, said: "Today, the arrogance of power has been defeated". In fact, many critics supposed that the wording of the amendments could further enable populists by granting too much power to the prime minister, thereby shaking Italy's already unstable political landscape.

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John Key resigns as New Zealand Prime Minister and National Party leader

Steven Joyce, who has held a variety of senior cabinet positions since joining the parliament in 2008, is seen as another potential candidate, while Judith Collins, the minister for police and corrections, told local media she would not rule out running.

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Duterte gets White House invite during 'very engaging' phone call with Trump

The call lasted just over seven minutes, Christopher Go, Duterte's special adviser, announced on Friday. Whatever the case, it would be reasonable to expect Duterte to get along far better with Trump: The two share similar trajectories to victory, fueling their campaigns with crass comments and s, like when Duterte joked about a murdered rape victim, or when he said he would.


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