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Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon bids to block Government's appeal against High Court ruling

The Supreme Court said it had granted the government permission to appeal against the High Court judgment and set aside four days, from December 5-8, to deal with the matter. "J udgment will be reserved at the conclusion of that hearing and follow at a later date, probably in the New Year". "No negotiation in history has been run that way", Davis said.

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Iraqi Troops Break Into Eastern Mosul to Liberate from ISIS

An estimated 3,000 to 5,000 IS fighters are scattered across the sprawling city, Iraq's second largest, where a million-plus civilians are believed to be trapped. ISIS militants in the Mosul area are forcibly recruiting child soldiers and abducting civilians for possible use as human shields , the United Nations said today.

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The 'Forgotten' Voters Trump Credits with His Victory

As Trump has campaigned on the premise that he is a political novice with the goal of breaking up the political establishment to restore greatness to America through opposing global trade agreements, being tough on immigration and nominating constitutionalists to the Supreme Court, exit polling suggests that Trump's campaign rhetoric has struck a chord with a good chunk of the American population expressing concerns over the direction of the country and the prospect of the American economy.

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Erdogan rejects criticism over opposition arrests

The protest came after nine MPs from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), including its two co-leaders, were jailed on Friday ahead of trial on terror charges. Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition has announced a partial boycott of parliament, after the controversial detentions of it co-leaders and other lawmakers.

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Prime Minister Theresa May extends visa sweetener to India

Britain is the third-largest investor in India after Mauritius and Singapore with a cumulative equity investment of US$22.56 billion (S$31.4 billion) over the last 15 years. "We expect mobility issues to be raised during the visit". "As Britain leaves the European Union, we're determined not to turn our backs on the world, but to forge a new, global, outward-looking role for ourselves", she told a business summit.

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Dozens come forward about student charged with sex assault

University of Wisconsin student Alec Cook, who is now facing 34 counts of sexual assault. Charges will include 11 felony sexual assault counts, two counts of false imprisonment, one strangulation count and more than 15 misdemeanor sexual assault counts, she said .

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Clinton will not address election night rally

Instead, the Democrat will return to speak to supporters in the morning after the election. "I don't even want to go out". The Post's Anne Gearan, who covered Hillary Clinton's failed bid for the presidency, notes that this Getty photo "reveals what the campaign had planned for her victory speech".

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UK's Labour has 'bottom line' for supporting Brexit vote: Corbyn

Mrs May had promised to trigger Article 50 by the end of March next year. But in a statement published ahead of a trade mission to India, May cautioned members of parliament against using the ruling to undermine the result of the June referendum.

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'Donald Trump Is Going To Be Our President'

But I still believe in America and always will. "I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but someday someone will", she said in her speech today, to cheers and applause. "Britain and the United States share values of freedom of democracy and enterprise, and I look forward to building on the special relationship we have between our two countries, to ensure the security and prosperity of our two nations in the future".

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Clinton tells supporters to greet Trump with 'open mind'

He will now follow Obama into the White House. It will be her first public remarks since her stunning defeat to Donald Trump in the US presidential election. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said that people are "understandably shocked" by Trump's win, but explained it as an "unmistakable rejection of a political establishment and an economic system that simply isn't working for most people".

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Six judges from 1st District Court of Appeals face retention votes

Chief Justice Mark Cady, in particular, was the author of the Varnum decision that recognized marriage equality in Iowa six years before the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling for the nation. Kansans for Fair Courts led the effort to keep all of the justices. The First District Court of Appeals is based in Tallahassee and covers the counties of Alachua, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, ...

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China bars Hong Kong pro-democracy politicians from public office

The Beijings interpretation may be challenged in the Hong Kong courts who still uphold the freedoms when the British colony was handed over to China. Underscoring China's anger over their antics, Li spent seven minutes explaining why he found their conduct deplorable.

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One soldier killed as Army foils two infiltration bids along LoC

In one section, a Pakistani actor claims that around 4-5 Kashmiris are getting killed everyday in the Valley not by terrorists, non-state actors, or unknown assailants, or by poverty but by an organised Army of a democratic country. Violating ceasefire, Pakistan had been firing 120-mm heavy mortars to target Indian civilian areas, to which India had responded strongly. Sunday's unprovoked ceasefire violation on the border came after a lull of two days when an uneasy calm prevailed on the LoC ...

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Lady Gaga Wore Michael Jackson's Jacket to Hillary Clinton's Final Rally

It was the latter of these that saw the star appear alongside Hillary Clinton yesterday, as this year's US Presidential campaign finally draws to a close. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face voters on Tuesday as millions of Americans turn out on Election Day to pick the next United States president and end a bruising campaign that polls said favored Clinton .

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Israel tells France it opposes its peace initiative

An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian teenager Monday to 12 years in prison for a knife attack against two Israelis, his lawyer said . Israelis watch warily as the United States votes * Netanyahu has met both candidates, expressed no leaning * Obama and Netanyahu have had a fractious relationship By Luke Baker JERUSALEM , Nov 8 (Reuters) - Most of the world follows US presidential elections closely, but Israel can seem particularly obsessive, endlessly assessing which candidate will ...

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Iran Sees Election of Lebanese President as "Triumph of Democracy"

The 81-year-old former army chief had long eyed the presidency, and his candidacy was backed from the beginning by Shiite movement Hezbollah, his ally since a surprise rapprochement in 2006. After taking the oath, Aoun rode in a convoy of black cars to the presidential palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, where his wife and three daughters were waiting to congratulate him.

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Israel says no to Middle East peace talks in Paris

The Palestinians view the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip as land to be earmarked for any future Palestinian state, an issue that lies at the heart of negotiations between the two sides. While that has been promised many times by presidential candidates in the past, Trump is the sort of leader who may well make it happen, and he would likely have full backing from the Republican-dominated U.S.

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US Election: Donald Trump claims shock victory to become 45th American president

Trump, who had been criticized by opponents for rhetoric characterized as divisive and racist, pledged, "I will be president for all Americans, and this is so important to me". secrets at risk by using a private email server - only to close the probe again on Sunday. Putin "expressed hope for mutual work on bringing US-Russia relations out of their critical condition as well as on working out outstanding issues on the worldwide agenda" in his congratulatory telegram, the Kremlin said.

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Netanyahu accuses Israeli journalist of seeking his downfall

Pic: Astro AwaniRAMALLAH: A poll on Palestinians' attitude toward the two candidates in U.S. presidential elections found that 43 per cent respondents support neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump , reports China's Xinhua news agency. The negotiations involved, among other issues, the European demand to stop the demolition of Palestinian structures Israel claims were built illegally, including many built with European funding.

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Nursing home horror: eight killed

A day after news broke this week that police had charged Wettlaufer with eight counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of nursing home residents in Woodstock and London, the Woodstock woman said she's still rattled. "Others hands (sic) lifted me when I chose the light". She reportedly killed the eighth and final patient in August 2014 at a nursing home in London, Ontario.

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Paul Ryan says Trump will lead 'unified Republican government'

Ryan is stuck in a lose/lose situation. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence also declined to say whether Ryan should be re-elected when asked about it last week, though a spokesperson later told the Associated Press Pence would support him. Still, Republicans will have their largest majority in the Assembly since 1957, when they had 67 members. Not to mention, all 435 seats were up for grabs on Election Day, and, according to Mic, expert forecasts largely considered numerous Republicans' seats safe.

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Turkish leader challenges EU to decide on membership bid

However, Celik added that no final demand for a schedule had yet been given by Turkey , but that if visa liberalisation was not implemented by the end of the year it would have "reached its natural death". One of the conditions for the waiving of visas is that Turkey must change its definition of "terrorism" to prevent the arrests of journalists and political opponents.

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Putin congratulates Trump on winning US election

But, he added, the current friction "is not our fault". Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin has also voiced hope that a more constructive dialogue would be established between Moscow and Washington following Republican Donald Trump's victory in the USA presidential election.

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Iraqi forces uncover makeshift Daesh prison in southern Mosul

The identity of the victims is unclear. They also forced 1,500 families to flee with them from their town of Hammam al Alil to Mosul airport, Reuters reported. The militants have killed hundreds of Iraqis, mainly former members of the security forces, as they ready a fight to the death in the warrens of Mosul's residential streets and alleyways.

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Led coalition strike kills 20 civilians near Raqa: monitor

Raqa and Mosul are the last major cities in Syria and Iraq under the jihadists' control. On Sunday, the SDF announced that it had begun a campaign to isolate and ultimately take control of Raqqa, which IS has controlled for nearly three years.

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United Nations chief fires general in South Sudan after harsh report

Kenya says it has withdrawn all its all of its troops from South Sudan. "What is clear is that UNMISS suffers from structural dys-functionality, which has severely hindered its capacity to discharge its mandate", the statement added. The fighting in July involved helicopter gunships and tanks pitting President Salva Kiir's government forces against those loyal to ex-rebel chief Riek Machar.

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YouTube star pleads guilty to vandalism in false report case

But prosecutors say McSwiggan, 26, actually damaged the mirror and bumper of a auto before falsely claiming he was beaten by the vehicle's owner and two other men, with whom he had engaged in an altercation outside The Abbey. Since then, Calum has been involved in a five month long investigation surrounding the claims. He said he needed six stitches for his self-inflicted injury to the head, along with three broken teeth, a cut, bruises and scrapes from being attacked.

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Cuba announces military exercises after Trump elected United States president

The Cuban government has not yet issued an official reaction to the USA election result, but on Wednesday announced it would hold the manoeuvres, called the "Bastion Strategic Exercise", which will include include troop movements and explosions from 16 to 20 November.

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Clinton leads Trump 47-43 percent in White House race

Trump was ahead by about 1 point in the final vote. Women favor Clinton by 16 points, 53-37 percent. Clinton responds with a vast 77-15 percent among nonwhites, including 89-7 percent among blacks (typical for a Democrat) and 71-19 among Hispanics (a bit better than typical).

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Dems fall short as GOP wins 2 more years of House control

Senate, where Republicans held a 54-46 advantage coming into the elections, during which 34 Senate seats were being voting on, Republicans appear to have lost just one seat, in IL. Democrats needed to gain five seats for a clean majority. [nL1N1D42DX] His gamble paid off and he will now await a nomination from Trump, likely dooming Obama's choice of federal judge Merrick Garland.

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J&K: 1 terrorist killed, 2 Indian soldiers injured in encounter in Shopian

PoK Poonch district's SSP, Mir Abid, said that a mortar shell landed in the house of one Zakir Hussain Shah in Mandhol village, killing his 45-year-old wife Kulsoom Fatima and 6-year-old daughter Aamina, on the spot. Intermittent exchange of cross border firing was still going on till the time of filing the report. The Defence Minister said the armed forces of Pakistan were fully capable of defending every inch of their motherland and alleged that "India was supporting terrorism in the ...

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Montreal analyst dissects results of US election

He has praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and spoken of building a better relationship with Moscow, worrying some in his own party who fear he'll go easy on Putin's provocations. "I mean that very sincerely. Now it's time for America to bind the wounds of division". Later in the month, FBI Director James Comey announced that his agency was reviewing new emails that might be relevant to its investigation of her private email server, but just two days before the election, Comey said the ...

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Boulder teens walk out of class to protest Donald Trump

The students held a rally in the courtyard of Berkeley High School , according to Charles Burress, spokesman for the Berkeley Unified School District, and then marched toward the campus of the University of California at Berkeley , a city known for its progressive political sentiment.

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Justin Trudeau congratulates Donald Trump on U.S. election victory

MTBO added: " The website for immigration canada just crashed cause people wanna leave the USA". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , a vocal denouncer of Trump's immigration plans, tweeted his congratulations to the president-elect.

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OROP Row: Delhi Police Detains Rahul Gandhi For The Third Time

Putting out facts in public domain, he said, "UPA government had made a provision of only Rs 500 crore for OROP". "This is not right". Subedar Ram Kishen Grewal's death on Tuesday was seized by the opposition to lay into the government for inadequate execution of the scheme that equalizes pensions between former soldiers who served at the same rank for the same amount of time.


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