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Trump may signal support for Michigan Republican as next party chair

I don't know of any employees, on any of their own Gmail accounts, that was hacked. The New York Times corroborated this report with one of their own, stating that Russians also hacked the RNC's networks, but chose to not release their findings in order to help Donald Trump win.

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Miami Cuban celebration turns to reflection on Castro death

Cuba's Communist Party has decreed nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro in a directive that will largely suspend day-to-day life on the island nation until December 4 as Cubans commemorate Castro's life in a series of memorials and vigils.

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S Korea's president refuses questioning by prosecutors

Despite the accusations against Park, under the South Korean constitution, a sitting president can not be prosecuted. Whoever succeeds Ms. Park as President - and it might well be soon-to-retire UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - would have to address sky-high tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea, and manage an economy that is at risk of slowing.

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Free meals returning to coach? Delta says 'maybe'

Not all flights will be part of the test but for those who will luckily take the flights that are included in the test, they will avail of complimentary meals. But now, with low global oil prices and a projected $29.8 billion profit for airlines in 2017, that argument is harder to make. Could free meals be ready for a comeback in coach class? For the trial, the complimentary coach-class meals will be offered only Delta's "Transcon service" that connects JFK to Los Angeles and San ...

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Miss Universe 2016 to kick off on 10 December

Reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach says she is thrilled that the pageant will be hosted in her homeland where she will crown the next Miss Universe. "Because it's an anniversary show we're looking at all formers or an all-woman panel". "Considering the pageant's global attraction, the DILG-PNP will prevent any untoward incident to happen before, during, or close to and after the pageant", said Padilla.

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Updates To The Election Recount Process Are A Dead End

One woman led a strong and hopeful campaign of making that happen, but in the weeks since Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein initiated her recount efforts, setback after setback has dimmed that light in the darkness. The New York businessman and former reality TV star who has never previously held public office won by more than 68,000 votes in Pennsylvania and about 11,600 votes in MI, according to state figures.

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Jose Mourinho with a new word to explain Manchester United's failings

However, Tottenham's ebullience in attack is likely to peg them back once again, and so this game looks as if it could end in an exciting stalemate - a result that would of course be unsatisfactory to both teams, but wholly reflective of their form at the moment.

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Man Who Killed Ex-NFL Player Was Released

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand on Thursday said Gasser was the man who shot McKnight. Normand said there was no video of the incident and Gasser did not stand over McKnight and fire shots into him. Col. John Fortunato is a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. "We are demanding answers", NAACP New Orleans President Morris Reed said Friday.

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US official warns of North Korean nuclear capabilities

Asked whether North Korea could mate the warhead to the missile, the official said: "I think they can". The North Korean delegation that met with Joel Wit, editor of 38 North, a Johns Hopkins University website dedicated to North Korea issues, and Robert Einhorn, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, had repeatedly asked the former USA officials how long it would take for the Trump administration to review its initial policy toward North Korea, South Korean news service News 1 ...

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Adama Barrow urges Yahya Jammeh to accept defeat

Their statement is a U-turn of what Jammeh said in a televised address on Friday night rejecting the election results and calling for a new election. Mai Ahmad Fatty of the opposition Gambia Moral Congress, one of eight parties that backed Barrow, said the coalition has the will of the people on its side.

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Indonesia nabs woman, others in thwarted Jakarta bomb plot

The two men were arrested at about 3:40 p.m. on the Kalimalang overpass, while a 27-year-old woman was arrested 10 minutes later in a rented house in the Bintara Jaya subdistrict. Police said the extremists planned to detonate the bomb - which would have had a blast radius of about 300m - at a changing of the guard ceremony at the palace.

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Demonetisation will empower the poor, says Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh

Modi addressed the rally through mobile phone as his chopper could not land here due to low visibility. Modi said only BJP could fulfil aspirations of the people of Uttar Pradesh and appealed to the electorate in Awadh region to vote for the party in the coming Assembly polls in the state.

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Chinese citizens honor former Cuban leader Fidel Castro

The socialist revolutionary's death was announced by his brother, Raul Castro, the incumbent Cuban president, on state television late on Friday. A titan of the 20th century who beat the odds to endure into the 21st, Castro died on Friday after surviving 11 United States administrations and hundreds of assassination attempts.

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China conducts flyover of waterways near Japan, Taiwan

China claims self-ruled Taiwan as its own and has never renounced the use of force to take back what it deems a wayward province. The Chinese Defense Ministry on Saturday accused Japan of endangering a Chinese military air mission that passed Miyako Strait in Okinawa Prefecture earlier in the day.

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Troubled Italian bank's shares suspended

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA's bondholders agreed to swap about 1.02 billion euros (US$1.1 billion) in subordinated notes for shares as the attention of investors shifts to whether the bank is able to attract investors to a stock offering.

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Is Castro's Death a Turning Point for Human Rights?

Bomnin arrived in the United States when he was 26, working odd jobs until he made a name for himself as a vehicle salesman, eventually owning a General Motors dealership. Yet a poor human rights record left the revolutionary with many detractors among the Cuban diaspora. "Saying goodbye to Fidel will be lovely", she said.

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Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 22

St. Mark's Cathedral is the seat of Egypt's Orthodox Christian church. The religious community makes up around 10 percent of Egypt's population. The Coptic Cathedral explosion came during an official holiday, celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad.

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President concedes defeat to opposition leader

At 8:45pm Friday, the Electoral Commission's chairperson, Mrs Charlotte Osei declared Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party the victor in Wednesday's presidential poll. She, however, indicated that the results of those four constituencies, were immaterial to the final outcome of the poll. The party also picked up enough seats to win a parliamentary majority, independent estimates showed.

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Panel seeks transparency in posting of judges

Over the course hearing on three cases, the Supreme Court has evolved the principle of judicial independence to mean that no other branch of the state, including the legislature and the executive, would have a major say in the appointment of judges.

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Illinois to Mark 75th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor

Abe is set to become the first Japanese leader to travel to the site of the deadly attack when he visits the base alongside U.S. President Barack Obama during a two-day trip to Hawaii starting December 26. "I want to express that determination as we look to the future, and at the same time, send a message about the value of U.S". In Nagoaka, the fireworks have long served as a reminder of the more than 1,400 people who died in US aerial firebombing attacks on the city during the final ...

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South Korea parliament introduces bill to impeach Park; vote due Friday

The owner of a restaurant selling $2 rice rolls known as gimbap in western Seoul said she will sell them for 25 percent less until Saturday to celebrate. In 2004, late President Roh Moo-hyun was also forced out of office for two months. "We're seeing a pause in investment and policymaking in general due to political uncertainties", said Jung Kyu-chul, an economist at state-run Korea Development Institute.

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Hyderabad building collapse: Death toll reaches 6

The rescue operation continued through the night but gathered pace on Friday morning. Reddy said violation of rules has been noticed in the construction of the building. He also informed that as of now 8 more people are trapped under the debris. Emergency workers were using mechanical diggers and other equipment to remove mangled slabs of concrete and steel at the site, TV footage showed.

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Chopper crash in Aarey Colony in Mumbai, 1 killed, 3 injured

The helicopter belonged to Aman Airways and four passengers were travelling in it. The accident took place around 12:15 PM, media reports said. Further details were awaited. The 1992 made "Robinson R44" which was originally with Pawan Hans, was later sold to a private aviation company which used it for joy ride after repairing, ANI reported.

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Car Blast Kills 6 at Police Station in Somalia's Capital

Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for the attack, the second blast in the seaside capital in two days. An ambulance service official speaking to the Agence France-Presse news agency reported a higher death toll and said almost 50 people had been injured.

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WaPo: CIA Report Finds That Russians Sought To Help Trump In Election

During the campaign, Trump downplayed the possibility that Russian Federation was involved. "Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government who provided WikiLeaks with thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and others, including Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, according to US officials", the paper reported on December 9.

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Nigeria church collapse kills 50 worshippers

Members of the congregation say the building was still under construction and workers had been in a hurry to complete it in time for the ceremony. Bodies of at least 60 victims have been retrieved, according to a rescue official who spoke to the AP news agency on condition of anonymity.

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Qantas confirms non-stop Perth-UK flight

Mr Joyce said the new route was "amazing news" for Perth and Australia and was a "watershed for travel, tourism and trade". The 17-hour flight will take the mantle of the airline's longest - previously the longest has been the Sydney-Dallas A380.

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Will order investigation into visa abuses: Donald Trump

Disney World and two outsourcing companies have been slapped with a federal lawsuit by two of its former technology staff, alleging that they conspired to displace American workers with cheaper foreign labour brought to the USA on H-1B visas, mostly from India.

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Tension in Karachi, Hyderabad as MQM-London marks Youm-e-Shuhada

In Karachi workers started gathering near Liaquat Ali Khan Chowk, popularly known as Mukka Chowk, in the second half of the day that but were denied to march to Yadgar-i-Shahada near "Nine Zero" by police and Rangers who had blocked the main road leading to the venue.

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Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion bill awaits Kasich's signature

That legislation would prohibit most abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy after the first detectable fetal heartbeat. Kasich, who opposes abortion rights, has voiced concerns about whether such a move would be constitutional, but he has not said whether he plans to sign either measure.

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Eight crore cash, including new currency notes, seized from Delhi law firm

The raid was conducted in wee hours of Sunday in Delhi's Greater Kailash area. Police are searching for the firm promoter and managing partner Rohit Tandon. The cash comprised currency in both old and new notes, police said. "Rs 10 crore was recovered ". However, in raids, huge stashes of newly introduced note of Rs 2000 are also being recovered.

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Nevada high school on lockdown after shots fired

Wednesday also shot cellphone video, but said at the time the question of whether the teen was armed remained under investigation. It did not provide any information on the student or what caused the officer to fire his weapon. School Superintendent Traci Davis said that classes resume normally tomorrow, Thursday. Lawyer David Houston said the boy is a special needs student who was bullied at school and that he may lose a lung or suffer brain damage from the shooting.

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Israeli Security Forces Announce Disbanding of Hamas Terror Cell in West Bank

The brothers focused their plans, which also included shooting attacks, on kidnapping a soldier in order to secure the release of their father, who is now serving a life sentence in Israel. In addition, in March, the Palestinian Authority security forces arrested another Hamas cell in Hebron, which was planning attacks on Israelis. Ghneimat, 58, is now serving out a life sentence for involvement in terror attacks carried out in the 1990s, including the murder and abduction of Sharon Edri, an ...

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Who was the mystery man with Sasikala performing last rites of Jayalalithaa?

The statement said Jayalalithaa earlier "responded well" to the treatment and "subsequently recovered substantially to be able to take food orally". Gone but not forgotten: J. Jayalalithaa gestures to her party supporters while standing on the balcony of her residence in Chennai. During her life time, she did much to establish and maintain a strong sense of fellowship between India and Sri Lanka.

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Assad eyes victory in Aleppo, rejects talk of cease-fire

Russia and the United States are close to reaching an understanding on Syria's Aleppo, the Interfax news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Thursday. Many other residents have chosen to stay or are trapped in the remaining few neighborhoods that rebels have held, as NPR's Alison Meuse reports on Morning Edition .


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