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Korean pres Park pronounced political dead after impeachment motion passes

Unlike the 2004 case where the conservative opposition's railroading of impeachment against liberal President Roh Moo-hyun for alleged breach of political neutrality that was overturned by the Constitutional Court, the legislative campaign to force out Park has been more driven by public forces outraged by the president who had betrayed the people and Constitution through illicit power-sharing with her longtime friend Choi Soon-sil.

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Brexit dominates UK politics, from Supreme Court to Commons

Lord Advocate James Wolffe said he was not arguing Holyrood had a veto, but that its consent was required because of the "significant changes" Brexit would make to its powers. Addressing the supreme court at the end of Thursday's hearing, Eadie said: "No doubt [the Commons motion] is not legally binding but that does not mean it's not legally relevant".

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Retired Indian air force chief held for Italian chopper deal

India arrests former air force chief in chopper scam was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on December 09, 2016 and was last updated on December 09, 2016. A MoD official said the CBI continues investigation in the VVIP helicopter case, adding that there is no proposal yet before the government to blacklist either AgustaWestland or the mother company Leonardo-Finmeccanica.

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Why did Donald Trump take a shot at Boeing?

He later elaborated at Trump Tower, suggesting the aeronautics firm was "doing a little bit of a number" to pad its bottom line. "We want Boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money", he said. Air Force One has unique communications, safety and self-protection features so that the president can function under the most trying circumstances - like nuclear war.

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Syrian army's Aleppo advance slows but victory in sight

Spokesman Rupert Colville said that family members have reported losing contact with the men, who are between the ages of 30 and 50, after they fled opposition-held areas of Aleppo around a week or 10 days ago. A U.S. state department spokeswoman confirmed Mr Lavrov had spoken to John Kerry and both had agreed to discuss a ceasefire that allows for the delivery of aid and the departure of civilians, but the "specific nature" of Saturday's technical talks "are still to be worked out".

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Attorney: Dylann Roof's Mom Had Heart Attack During Trial

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Richardson told the jurors they will see a confession that Roof signed and a manifesto he posted on the internet that shows the defendant posing with the Confederate flag and a burning American flag. Roof's request to be his own lawyer was reluctantly granted last week by U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel. Around them, the air cracked with gunfire, Sanders told a jury Wednesday.

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CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head

In addition to challenging Obama's climate regulations, Pruitt has filed lawsuits against the EPA seeking to halt a series of regulations meant to promote clean air and water. Ferate, general counsel for the Oklahoma Republican Party for nearly eight years. "As the Attorney General, Scott Pruitt did the bidding of the oil and gas industry and fought numerous laws he will now be tasked to enforce", he added .

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BC students earn high marks in global education study

Singapore has the highest achieving students in worldwide education rankings , according to the OECD's latest PISA survey, which evaluates the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems. "Given the wealth of our nation and scale of our investment, we should expect to be a clear education leader, not risk becoming a laggard", Senator Birmingham said.

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IS calls Ohio State University attacker it's soldier

He said his biggest job is protecting youths from attempts to radicalize them and to help them see themselves as Muslim-Americans. She said the Federal Bureau of Investigation is attempting to authenticate the posts. Investigators now believe that Artan acted alone. Columbus police also announced that the were opening a criminal investigation into the officer that shot and killed Artan, which is standard procedure in a police-involved shooting.

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Syrian forces seize half of Aleppo's east from rebels

The government has started the rehabilitation process in areas the army captured in the rebel-held part east of Aleppo , according to a statement carried by SANA. An AFP correspondent in the east described a sleepless night for terrified residents with dozens of rockets hitting rebel-held neighbourhoods and the air filling with the smell of gunpowder.

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Canadian astronauts salute John Glenn

Glenn was a U.S. Marine, a pilot, engineer, astronaut, and United States Senator from Ohio. The death was confirmed by Hank Wilson, communications director at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at Ohio State University. In 1998, at the age of 77, he became the oldest human to venture into space as a crew member on the Discovery space shuttle - once again advancing our understanding of living and working in space.

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South Korea parliament votes to impeach President Park

There were six abstentions. She promised to respond "calmly" to the Constitution Court judgment and special investigation. "I'd like to say I'm sincerely sorry to the people", Hwang said. Park, South Korea's first female president, took office in 2013 and has been considered a strong ally of Washington willing to help counter China, the regional power.

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Syrian army inspects Aleppo

Almost 150 civilians, most disabled or in need of urgent medical care, were evacuated overnight from a hospital in Aleppo's Old City, the first major evacuation from the eastern sector, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday.

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Hundreds of Aleppo men missing after fleeing to government territory

Shelling and mortar fire pounded rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo overnight into Friday, witnesses said. The UN has warned of "very worrying allegations" that hundreds of men have disappeared after crossing into Syrian government-controlled areas of Aleppo.

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South Korean Parliament to Vote on President Impeachment on Friday

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett, reporting from the National Assembly in Seoul , said some members of Park's conservative Saenuri Party would have to break rank for the vote to pass. Offices have been raided, top executives hauled in for questioning and two of Park's former Presidential aides, among others, have also been indicted.

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Barack Obama insists anti-terror strategy is 'breaking the back' of IS

House Democrats said they're not waiting around to see which version of Mr. Trump emerges next year. He mentioned that it's not the student fault they were brought when they were young and that there would be something for them to be happy about and to be proud of, that some of them are good students and some have wonderful jobs.

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James scores 25 as Cavaliers crush Knicks 126-94

The video that went viral showed a few Cavs players taking several stabs - and failing miserably. Irving did land one successfully off camera, but with the cameras rolling, nobody else seemed able to get it done. For those who don't know middle schoolers, and may not have heard of the water bottle flip challenge, it is a game in which you toss a half-filled plastic water bottle and try to get it to land standing up.

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AIADMK will split; Sasikala will take over party reins: Subramanian Swamy

Desai told Foreign Policy, "leaves an huge power vacuum in the region and will totally reorder the political landscape in that part of the country". She had a prolific career in films made in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, English and Malayalam.

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Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa Passes Away; Funeral at 4.30 p.m.

In 1982, Jayalalithaa assumed her political role and the next year MGR made her the Propaganda Secretary. In 1962, Jayalalithaa first appeared as a child-artiste in Man Mauji where she played Lord Krishna in a dance sequence. Her mother, Sandhya, used to work in the income tax department and later moved to films. Tens of thousands of mourners filed past the coffin of the Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram on Tuesday in an emotional farewell to the former movie star who enjoyed ...

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Guests observe moment of silence at Pearl Harbor

John Henry was also present when Japan formally surrendered on the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945. Wednesday's ceremony is being held on a pier across the harbor from where the USS Arizona sank during the raid, killing 1,177 sailors and Marines.

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Parliament adjourned after tributes to Jayalalithaa

US Ambassador Richard Verma mourned her death. "She was frank and outspoken and never spared anybody who tried to belittle her with personalised attacks". Panneerselvam to become the Chief Minister of the state, it is clear that she is making cautious moves. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his floral tributes to the tricolour- draped body at the Rajaji Hall, where wailing mourners gathered to view their leader one last time.

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UN Syria Envoy Expects to Meet With Trump Team

Meanwhile, about 8,500 residents of the Syrian city of Aleppo left militant-controlled districts in the past 24 hours. Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said he hoped talks could resume before UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon leaves office on December 31.

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Putin and Trump Disagree On Role Of Cuba's Castro

Born on August 13, 1926 in Biran, Cuba, Castro was the son of a wealthy landowner, but he opted for a life as a revolutionary alongside his comrades, including Ernesto Che Guevara . "The SACP has strong fraternal relations with the Communist Party of Cuba, as is our struggle for national liberation and social emancipation and the Cuban revolution".

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Iraqi forces face fierce IS attacks after new Mosul push

Saleem Al-Jibouri, the most senior Sunni politician in Shia-ruled Iraq, said the airstrikes had targeted "civilian shopping centres, causing the martyrdom and wounding of dozens", and called for the perpetrators to be punished. Amaq , an IS propaganda tool, released a video late on Wednesday showing scenes of chaos in a market area, with bodies strewn across a street and wounded being treated.

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Russian Federation says over 8000 civilians leave eastern Aleppo

Earlier on Friday, the United Nations said it remained "gravely concerned" about hundreds of men who remain missing more than a week after crossing into Syrian regime-held areas of Aleppo. Medical officials in the enclave issued a passionate plea for a cease-fire. The government offensive has killed 384 civilians in east Aleppo, including 45 children, the Observatory says.

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Hairspray Live! featured cameos from two former Tracys

If, somehow, you're still unfamiliar with Hairspray , the premise is as follows: A vibrant teenager aims for a spot on a popular television show in the 1960s, but struggles due to her weight. The result has been that each NBC live special has been met with critical acclaim. Even NBC , whose last two live presentations, " The Wiz " and " Peter Pan ", were halfway decent and horrendous, respectively, couldn't mess up this hilarious, heartfelt '60s pastiche by Marc Shaiman and Scott ...

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Singaporeans in Banda Aceh safe after 6.5-magnitude quake: MFA

The 6.5 magnitude quake that struck Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday morning has claimed the lives of 97 people, the army chief in Aceh province said. "We are now focusing on searching for victims and possible survivors", Nugroho said. No tsunami warnings or advisories have been issued. The reasoning was in part because the epicenter was 12 miles (19 kilometers) southeast of the town of Sigli in Aceh province.

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Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount

Ballots cast in 93 precincts will be recounted, with 84 of those precincts located in Clark County. Tim Kaine received 16,561. Attorneys for Jill Stein filed an application for leave to appeal to the Michigan Supreme Court Wednesday morning following a state Court of Appeals ruling ordering the Board of State Canvassers to stop the recount.

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Authorities searching for escaped inmate from SC prison

The head of the Nevada school district where a campus officer shot a knife-wielding high school student praised the quick police response that she says helped avert what could have been a much more unsafe situation. 'SDDC has escape warrants for Williamson's arrest. Police believe Williamson traveled to Columbia after escaping the prison in McCormick. The officer was pursuing the male suspect, who fled.

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Brexit case sees starkly different views of United Kingdom constitution

Prime Minister Theresa May plans to launch European Union exit talks by the end of March using ancient powers known as royal prerogative , which enable decisions about joining or leaving worldwide treaties to be made without a parliamentary vote.

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Biden says world will look to liberal Trudeau

Dion told The Canadian Press that goal won't be undermined by hosting Biden. "There are periods when the number of genuine leaders on a continent are in short supply and when they are in heavy supply", Biden said. "It's a point we'll make with the new USA administration". "We think that we've struck the right balance.it's tough to speculate on what President-elect Trump will do".

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Cooper picks Jan. 1 swearing-in as North Carolina governor

With a veto-proof majority in both houses, strong personalities and forceful leadership, legislators pretty much had their way with Cooper's predecessor. Republicans are suspicious about what he'll propose. Cooper will have a platform from which he can skewer Republican policy decisions if he thinks they fail to enjoy broad, middle-class popularity, said Steven Greene, a political science professor at N.C.

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Foreign missions concerned over lack of cash

The MEA has also been prodding the Ministry of Finance to ask the Reserve Bank of India to raise the weekly cash withdrawal limit for the foreign diplomatic missions from Rs 50,000. "The concerns are the same concerns. that the whole population of India is facing, with the difference that this is worldwide money", Castellanos said.

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France's Le Pen calls for end of education for illegal migrants

France's Socialist education minister, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, denounced Le Pen's stance as shameful and said it ran against the values of the French Republic. Analysts say she has been taken aback by the surprise election of Mr Fillon, a social conservative who wants to reduce immigration to a "strict minimum".

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Both Main Parties Claim Victory In Ghana Elections

Internal polling results released by Akufo-Addo's team heaped additional pressure on the commission. The NPP said it had "an unassailable lead" and called on President Mahama to concede defeat. Ghana is the most stable democracy in West Africa and has always been known for its peaceful elections. "I want to assure the nation that we will respect the outcome of the election, positive or negative, and so let us just be calm", he told supporters gathered outside his house.


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