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Syria military gains ground in Aleppo's Old City

Lavrov further added that once the Russian and U.S. talks on Syria are formalised, rebels who will refuse to leave Aleppo will be equated to terrorists. Mr. Kerry, however, said while in Brussels Tuesday that the USA had not decided and that there "may or may not" be a meeting in the Swiss city at the end of the week.

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As Syrian troops gain ground, Aleppo rebels propose truce

Abdel Rahman told AFP the government could now wage a " war of attrition " on encircled rebel groups. Several gunmen were killed. Inside what remains of the rebel enclave, there is a growing humanitarian crisis. This week, Russian Federation and China vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution on a truce. It was the second such Israeli strike into Syria recently, according to the Syrian government, following two missiles fired from Lebanese airspace toward the outskirts of Damascus last ...

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Amazon's Grocery Store of the Future

Then, once you leave the store, Amazon will automatically charge your account and send you a receipt. The experimental store, which is found in Seattle , Washington, is now only open to Amazon employees as part of the Beta program. When you're done, you just walk out. Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required. Amazon Go is only open to the firm's staff at the moment Amazon's tech could see staff disappear from high street shops altogether Will Amazon Go ...

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Thailand's crown prince formally becomes new king

Vajiralongkorn's accession to the throne ends a period of uncertainty during which Privy Council President Gen Prem Tinsulanonda, a 96-year-old former prime minister, was serving as regent. He owns property in southern Germany and he returned there shortly after the death of his father. The king holds limited formal powers. Analysts say Vajiralongkorn, untested until now, will have to manage competing military cliques.

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Math A Concern For US Teens; Science, Reading Flat On Test

The tests are a benchmark exam carried out every three years by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development , a group that brings together some of the richest countries in the world. The latest global snapshot of student performance. In reading , the UK's teenagers scored 498 points - down from last year's 499, but above the OECD average of 493.

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Cubs raising season ticket prices an average of 19.5 percent

For example, 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the World Series are added to the pot. According to Eric Fisher of the Sports Business Journal, the Cubs got a World Series-winner pool of $27.6 million from Major League Baseball, which is a new record in the sport.

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Russia's Lavrov warns Syrian rebels in Aleppo

The Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation had previously rejected a cease-fire for the war-torn city, keeping up the military offensive that has forced rebel retreats and massive displacement of Aleppo civilians. Moscow has long painted all anti-government rebels in Syria with the same brush, and refuses to acknowledge the differences between Islamist groups like the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, and more moderate, USA - and Turkish-backed rebel units.

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Bernard Cazeneuve appointed as new French Prime Minister in government reshuffle

Valls had on Monday announced that he would seek to run for president next year. He warned of the risk of far-right leader Marine Le Pen shutting the left out of the decisive second round of the election in a repeat of France's 2002 electoral quake when her father Jean-Marie Le Pen was beaten in the runoff.

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Colombia rebel chief: New accord a victory over foes of peace

Opponents of the accord, led by powerful former President Alvaro Uribe, consider the changes cosmetic. The revised agreement will be submitted to Congress for approval, rather than put to a popular vote. Thousands of leftist activists and former guerrillas were slain following a peace process in the 1980s that collapsed in bloodshed. A man dressed in white and wearing a pair of wings waves a Colombia's national flag at Bolivar's square during the signing of a historic peace agreement ...

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16000 displaced in Syria's Aleppo as regime pounds rebel-held areas

Their fresh laundry hung on the walls overlooking the streets. "The person who kills nearly 600,000 shouldn't rule any country". Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Russian news agencies Wednesday that Moscow was baffled by such comments.

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Trump, Al Gore hold 'interesting conversation' in NY

In a very brief statement to reporters staking out the lobby, Gore revealed that he spent most of his time upstairs meeting with Trump himself. "I found it an extremely interesting conversation and [will] be continued", Gore said. Gore shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his effort in encouraging action against the dangers of global warming . Her father campaigned on an anti-climate change, anti-women's rights platform, and based on his administration picks and the ...

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Myanmar attempting 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya Muslims - UN official

As a result, Dhaka has refused to accept urgent worldwide appeals to open its border to deal with the humanitarian crisis. With more reports of gang rape, torture and the killing of the Rohingya ethnic minority in Myanmar streaming in, the United Nations called for immediate action to stop the " ethnic cleansing " that has triggered a mass exodus of Muslim refugees into Bangladesh.

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Hyperloop tech offers Mumbai-Pune travel in 25 minutes

The hyperloop is essentially a futuristic train that aims to move a large number of people, across big distances, in the shortest possible time - basically transporting people in the blink of an eye. Before you go about sharing this article, we must tell you that this is Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and their transportation system that we are talking about.

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Amazon introduces first queue-free physical grocery store

Amazon Go will add everything you have selected in your virtual cart, charge your Amazon account, and send you a receipt to the app. So far, there's only one Amazon Go store in Seattle , and it's only open to employees for testing purposes.

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Judge orders MI to begin recount

Instead, Stein is now pushing for a recount in federal court. Green Party lawyers filed a lawsuit in a Philadelphia federal court on Monday asking a judge to order a recount of Pennsylvania's presidential election results. So Stein has to pay for the recount, and she's been out there raising money. Today, county election officials will pull vote totals from the machines' memory, and compare those numbers with the returns reported on election night.

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Iraqi PM: IS Group 'Doesn't Have Gut' to Fight

Six weeks into their offensive, government forces say they have captured almost half of eastern Mosul and killed nearly 1,000 jihadis, but their progress has slowed as they move into into the city proper - where one million residents remain.

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Ghana president, longtime opposition leader face off in vote

While two of its West African neighbors have teetered on the brink of civil war and a third, Togo, has been ruled by the same family for 49 years, Ghanaians have come to take their nation's political stability for granted. Addressing them in Hausa, Twi, Ewe, Ga and English, he said although victory is already theirs, they should not be complacent. Others on the dais were the Mrs Rebecca Akufo Addo, Wife of the NPP Flag bearer and Samira Bawumia, wife of the running mate, as well some members ...

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UTC CEO says keeping IN plant open 'good deal'

There will be a tax on our soon to be strong border of 35% for these companies. Company representatives on Saturday did not respond to a request for comment on Mr Trump's tweet. "The fan coil lines are still being located to Monterrey", the union told its members in a Monday bulletin, saying it had plans to meet again with Carrier representatives in the coming weeks and would let them know more information about the plans once they learned of it.

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What Obama Said in His Final Speech About National Security

The timing of the two events underscores the question of how much of Obama's approach to national security and fighting terrorism is likely to be upended by his successor. While the United States has been successful in killing some key militant leaders, Mr Obama's "legacy has been tarnished by the way terrorist groups have regenerated and strengthened in the latter parts of his presidency", said Robin Simcox, a fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

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IS calls for attacks on Turkey as Mosul battle grinds on

Carter said that it will be essential for the coalition to offer sustained assistance and continue its work to support, equip and train local police and border guards, and other forces to maintain areas cleared from ISIL. "It's not clean enough to drink, but what else can we do?" he said, adding that the water is making some of his children sick. A boy pauses on his bike as he passes a burning oilfield ahead of the Mosul offensive.

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Death toll fromOakland warehouse fire rises to 36

Firefighters have recovered 36 bodies from the warehouse in Oakland, authorities announced Monday morning. "I'm incredibly sorry and that everything that I did was to make this a stronger and more lovely community and to bring people together".

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Georgia prepares to carry out its 9th execution this year

Sallie was convicted of murder in the March 1990 shooting death of John Lee Moore at his home in r. His first conviction and death sentence were overturned because his trial lawyer was at the same time a law clerk for judges in the circuit where the trial was held.

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The attack on Pearl Harbor reaches 75 years of 'infamy'

It will take place at Fort Allen Park on Portland's Eastern Promenade. There will be brief speeches and a wreath-laying. A lunch will follow at AMVETS Post 25 at 186 Washington Ave.in Portland following the ceremony. Just three months after South Dakota's World War II weekend, the nation observed the 60th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack , a date, as every school boy or girl raised in my generation knows, "which will live in infamy".

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Two arson suspects arrested for West Bank settlement fire

Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Italy, Britain, Russia, and Croatia responded to Israel's call for global help and sent more than a dozen of aircrafts to fight the raging blaze. Fires burn in the horizon as firefighters battle to control a fire that broke out in the Israeli town of Nataf, west of the Arab Israeli town of Abu Ghosh, along the border with the occupied West Bank on November 25, 2016.

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GOP adds measure to aid Mattis' confirmation to stopgap bill

Trump tweet "hammered" Boeing stock MORE's secretary of Defense. General Mattis acknowledged the nomination by saying he is honored by President-elect Trump's nomination and his respect for the fearless men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States.

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New Zealand PM John Resigned After His Wife Tells Him To

His wife Bronagh had endured "many lonely nights" and his children Stephie and Max had been put under "extraordinary levels of intrusion". Other potential candidates include senior cabinet minister Steven Joyce, fellow cabinet minister Paula Bennett, police minister Judith Collins and health minister Jonathan Coleman.

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Russian Federation to talk with U.S. on rebel retreat from Aleppo

The government's ally, Russia, is confident that it can reach a deal with the USA, which backs the opposition, that would lead to the withdrawal of rebel fighters. Monday's fighting was the worst in days. "Our response to the Americans was as follows: 'we can not leave our city, our homes, to the mercenary militias that the regime has mobilized in Aleppo , '" Malahifji said.

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Syrian rebels pull back further as military gains in Aleppo

Lavrov charged, and administration officials sharply denied, that the United States had "revoked" the Friday evacuation proposal. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said a serious discussion with the us does not seem to be working out.

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Survivor Recalls Fear, Anger on Day of Pearl Harbor Attack

Our world has been forever changed by that tragedy and subsequent terrorist attacks both on our soil and overseas. Cohen has conducted countless interviews with survivors of Pearl Harbor over the years , and was struck by the fact that the majority of the survivors bear no ill will towards the Japanese attackers.

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Support for Abolishing Electoral College Hits Historic Low in Gallup Poll

By guaranteeing each state - no matter the size - at least three electoral votes, minority rights are protected. Federalist 68 argued that an Electoral College should determine if candidates are qualified, not engaged in demagogy, and independent from foreign influence.

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Lompoc resident and WWII veteran reflects on aftermath of Pearl Harbor attack

A document he had signed by seven Pearl Harbor survivors. Like with the terrorists attacks on NY on September 11, 2001, we must never forget Pearl Harbor, no matter how many years have passed. "But thanks to technology, anyone and everyone can now dive with us in the first live exploration of the "midget" submarines that represent the beginning of the war in the Pacific".

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MA native killed by lightning strike during trip in Australia

Earlier Tweed/Bryon LAC Superintendent Wayne Starling praised the efforts of the teens who had done their best under "traumatic circumstances". She was discovered crying in the tent by some other hikers who tried giving first aid to the man, but he could not be saved.

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West Mosul shelled as Iraq steps up fight against Islamic State

Thick plumes of smoke billowed from the hospital after the commander of a joint operations center that oversees the Mosul campaign, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarellah, pronounced the site retaken by the army's 9th Division. Iraqi forces are optimistic they will defeat ISIS in Barid on Tuesday after first entering the neighbourhood on Monday. Daesh militants began to retreat of towns of the left coast of Sherqat towards al-Hawijah, as he expects the towns to be liberated soon, according to the ...

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Two killed, six injured in West Bengal train accident

The incident took place shortly after 9pm near Shamuktala road station, which is about 32km from Alipurduar Railway Division headquarters. The Accident Relief Train reached the site of the accident at 10pm with railway doctors and relief materials.

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Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump is clever, will understand new responsibilities

Russian leader Vladimir Putin believes President-elect Donald Trump has the brains to quickly wrangle his Commander-in-Chief duties, citing his business dealings under the Trump Organization as evidence. Putin "was seriously impacted by the sanctions because it targeted his closest friends and now they think Trump is going to change that". Officials in the Obama administration accused Russian Federation of hacking Democratic party servers as a ploy to interfere with the election, which ...


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