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Judge orders MI recount to begin Monday

Most of the 92 precincts being re-counted are in the Las Vegas area, with eight of the precincts in four other counties. The left-wing candidate, who won about 1 percent of the vote in nationally, has sought recounts in Wisconsin , Pennsylvania and MI.

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Pakistan International Airlines plane 'disappears' on flight to Islamabad

The small ATR-42 twin-turboprop plane is used for short regional flights, and officials are reporting that it is unlikely that there will be survivors. It is pertinent to mention here that singer-turned-religious scholar Junaid Jamshed was also among the dead, who was coming back to home with his wife after spending a couple of days in Chitral.

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New Zealand's ruling party considering Key replacement

Deputy Prime Minister Bill English is widely seen as the favourite to take over. Will the likes of Judith Collins and Paula Bennett be tempted to seek the role, or will an outsider like Jonathan Coleman come through? According to reports, the New Zealand dollar fell by almost 1 percent on the news and was trading at $0.71 U.S.

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Jurors Ask Questions While Deciding Slager Verdict

Judge Clifton Newman gave instructions to the jurors late yesterday afternoon in the Charleston County Courthouse, as reported by ABC . Solicitor Scarlett Wilson fired back telling the jury even good officers make mistakes. They want a probation report to be compiled first. Jurors accompanied by court officials and a representative of both the defense and the prosecution were visiting the site of the shooting in a vacant lot Wednesday morning.

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Nagrota terror attack: NIA probe to take place under UAPA

The NIA on Wednesday said that on the instructions of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) it has re-registered the case in relation to the incident. A team of NIA officers would be reaching Jammu shortly to visit the crime scene and commence the investigation.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Mahajan Adjourns House Over Demonetisation Uproar

Sharma said Jaitley's statement was "very unfortunate and immature" and that it should have been avoided. "(Rather it is) the Prime Minister who wants to be seen on TV all the time, so does the Finance Minister. "Why should the Prime Minister apologise? Or is it because the poor is on the way of being happy?" he asked. The government has rejected the demand for an apology but has agreed to Modi's participation in a debate on the issue.

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Triple talaq unconstitutional, it violates rights of Muslim women: Allahabad high court

Muslim women, organisations challenged the validity of triple talaq. Earlier, the AIMPLB submitted an affidavit before the Supreme Court and also approached the Prime Minister and five Cabinet Ministers to explain their stand on these issues.

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Germany's Merkel Reelected As Conservative Party Head

Merkel, however, also attacked the rise of right-wing populists in Germany, hitting out at opponents of her liberal refugee policy staking a claim to define German national identity. The numbers have since declined sharply, but Merkel's approach to the migrant crisis has provoked discord within the CDU, which has seen a string of poor state election results this year.

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6 things Jets fans need to know about the Colts

In 2015, Luck spent more than half the season on the sideline with a variety of injuries including a lacerated kidney that cost him the final seven games. Tolzien was 22 of 36 for 205 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Their top wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is also questionable for next Monday.

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Voting begins in Ghana's election as Mahama runs for second term

About 15 million registered voters are voting to decide the next president to lead Ghana for the next four years. The cedi may sink to a record and a bond rally may stall if Ghana's presidential election fails to yield a clear victor, according to investors and economists.

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Pipeline supporters hopeful that Trump will overturn block

North Dakota's leaders criticized the decision, with Gov. Jack Dalrymple calling it a "serious mistake" that "prolongs the risky situation" of having several hundred protesters who are camped out on federal land during cold, wintry weather.

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Pakistan is a country of fantastic people, says Trump

Your country is fantastic with tremendous opportunities. The Express Tribune went on to suggest that the U.S. President-elect, who called Pakistan a "fantastic country" with "fantastic people", might "prove to be Islamabad's good friend".

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Italian PM Delays Resignation for Few Days More

Since the Italian president tries to ensure Parliament can carry out its full five-year term, analysts expect that Mattarella will appoint a transition government to draft a new election law that could satisfy parties anxious the way the rules now stand, their forces might be at a disadvantage.

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What Italy's Vote Means For Investors

Sunday's No vote on constitutional reform was widely seen as a rejection of establishment politics in Italy. "The President of the Republic, given the need to complete the parliamentary proceeding to approve the budget law, has asked the President of the Council to postpone his resignation until such commitment is fulfilled", Mattarella said in a statement.

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Magnitude Quake Brings Death and Destruction to Aceh Indonesia

Khairul Nova, an official at Aceh search rescue agency said: "Dozens are missing but we don't have accurate data on the total yet". The Red Cross Indonesia deployed emergency response teams and advertised bank accounts for donations. He says almost two dozen bodies were pulled from the market debris on Wednesday including a group of eight made up of a newlywed couple and family members holding an ornate celebration known as Antar Dara Baro.

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Shock resignation by New Zealand's Prime Minister

Meanwhile, the National Party will hold a special meeting of a legislative body on December 12 to select a new leader, after which Key will tender his resignation to the Governor General. Mr Key , who has been New Zealand's leader since 2008, is backing Mr English to be the formal candidate ahead of Monday's leadership ballot. "I can see fantastic opportunities for stronger economic performance, for spreading the benefits of growth for all New Zealanders and for getting stuck into ...

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Cuban dissidents lie low after Fidel Castro's death

And they wonder how Donald Trump's upcoming presidency will change the USA relationship with Cuba. The Cuban who as a boy survived a shipwreck and became the center of an global custody battle in Florida in 2000 says Fidel Castro will still be with Cubans even after his death.

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Kerry Delivers Stern Reprimand of Israel Admonishing "It's Time to Choose"

The Arab League has urged the worldwide community and the Arab world to put an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and to implement the global resolutions pertaining to the two-state solution, Al-Arab Al-Jadeed reported .

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Fillon wins primary elections for conservative candidacy in France

Fillon, 62, has professed admiration for Britain's 1980s prime minister Margaret Thatcher and vowed to slash public spending to shrink the French state. Both on Sunday reaffirmed that they would run in the presidentials and bypass the Socialist party's primaries - guaranteeing a split vote on the left.

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Angela Merkel rejects early agreement on rights of Britons in EU

He added: “Just like you, I would like to avoid a situation where citizens become "bargaining chips" in the negotiation process. The letter accuses Michel Barnier, the European Commission's lead negotiator, of being "worryingly indifferent" to the concerns of British and EU citizens living in one another's territories, causing "anxiety and uncertainty".

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Belfast police investigating abuse arrest former coach

McCafferty, who now resides in Belfast, joined Celtic in 1990 and lived in Glasgow throughout his time there. Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) arrested him over the alleged historic offence. Jim McCafferty (71) confessed to a national newspaper this week to a string of abuse towards youth footballers in teams he was coaching going back over 30 years.

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Cuba relations in question after Castro death

Castro's "darkest legacy" is in the area of freedom of expression in Cuba, "where activists continue to face arrest and harassment for speaking out against the government", the AI official said. efforts to topple him for five decades, died on Friday at the age of 90. Many were quick to point out that Castro suppressed dissent and there was no option for other leadership on the island nation under his regime.

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Rescuers search rubble after deadly quake in Indonesia

He said there could be four or five people still buried, but did not say whether they were alive. TV footage showed rescuers in orange uniforms shining flashlight into the interiors of broken buildings as they searched for signs of life. He says: "Hopefully we would be able to finish the evacuation from the rubble before sunset". "We are now evacuating to Tijue (around 3km from Sigli) because we are afraid of a tsunami", said Nilawati, whose house is near the sea.

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Donald Trump Named Time Magazine's Person Of The Year

Over the a year ago, #Donald Trump dominated the news cycle , whether people liked it or not. He also praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and last week irritated China and broke diplomatic norms by speaking by phone with the leader of Taiwan.

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Millions leap at party invite by Mexican rural family

As you can guess, the invitation went viral and 1.2 million people said they would attend. A quinceañera is an important tradition for many young Latin American women. According to AP, authorities in the state of San Luis Potosi will take additional security measures for the party that will take place December 26.

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India for ensuring terror groups don't find sanctuaries

Ghani also urged Pakistan to spend $500 million pledged in aid to Afghanistan to tackle extremism instead. "Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Muhammed, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan ... Aziz said his attending the meet despite "escalation" along the LoC was testimony to Pakistan's "unflinching" commitment for lasting peace and expressed unhappiness that November's SAARC Summit in Islamabad was cancelled.

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Syrian president says Aleppo will change entire course of war

Since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011, Russian Federation and Iran have recognized Assad as the country's sole legitimate authority. According to him, there is no current talk of rebels leaving the city. Staring a punishing and brutal defeat in the face, several Syrian rebel factions proposed a five-day ceasefire in the eastern part of the city of Aleppo so the wounded, sick and other civilians can be evacuated.

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Italy president tells Renzi to delay resignation until budget approved

In an emotional press conference on Sunday night, Mr Renzi had indicated that he would resign as prime minister on Monday afternoon. The departure of the centre-left premier - who had staked his future on the outcome of the vote - plunges Italy into political uncertainty and casts a shadow over the future of the eurozone's third-largest economy.

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Donald Trump Named Time's Person of the Year

But as the news sunk in, people started noticing something odd about the Time cover. Although Clinton did not win TIME's "popular vote" for the " Person of the Year " title (despite Stangel's joke above), Trump didn't, either. Hackers, as a group, came in third after cyberattacks affected the election. When Trump did not get the title last year, the president-elect tweeted , "I told you @ TIME Magazine would never pick me as person of the year despite being the big favorite They [ ...

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European Far-Right Dealt Blow in Austrian Presidential Election

He insisted Mr Van der Bellen was clearly the preferred candidate. Hofer spoke Tuesday as final results were tallied. "If we've learnt one thing from Brexit and the USA elections", Adler continued, "it's that voters are in an unpredictable mood".

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Judge's order suspends Michigan's recount

Goldsmith's Wednesday decision undoes an order he issued early Monday morning requiring the state to proceed with a recount by noon that day and jettison a planned two-day waiting period. It demonstrates the importance of removing litigation against state election laws from federal courts and transferring it to state courts. "There is no way of knowing whether fraud occurred without conducting the recount", Stein's attorney, Hayley Horowitz, told Goldsmith during the hearing, arguing it is ...

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Trump to tap retired general John Kelly for Homeland Security secretary

John Kelly as his choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security. General Kelly turned into the most elevated positioning military officer to lose a child or little girl in Iraq or Afghanistan. " Kris Kobach has decades of hands-on experience working both in the administration and with communities on the front lines of illegal immigration", said Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform.

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Brazil teams offer to loan players to Chapecoense

Only three players are reported by the Daily Mail to have survived the crash. Authorities said that six passengers survived the crash. Brazil legend Pele, considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time, said: "The Brazilian football family is in mourning".

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Lego, iPads boost Black Friday online sales in US

The websites of Macy's Inc., Victoria's Secret and Williams-Sonoma all experienced problems Friday. Stores are trying to better cater to savvier shoppers, who are splitting their spending back and for. JCPenney in Grand Island is one location where people did most of their Black Friday shopping. The widespread use of mobile phones and access to high-speed internet are likely contributing to more shoppers turning to the internet ahead of Cyber Monday, Gaffney said.

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'TIME' Named Trump the 2016 Person of the Year

Those close to the selection process have said that Trump has begun moving away from both Romney and another former front-runner for the post, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. But he rejected Time's characterization of the country as fractured. The cover page shows a photo of the future controversial president captioned with "President Of The Divided States Of America".


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