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MH370 plunged rapidly, not ready for landing: new report

Peter Foley, who is leading search operations , said: "You can draw your own conclusions as to whether that means someone was in control". The report was issued at the start of a three-day conference of worldwide experts in Canberra to decide whether and where to continue searching for the missing plane.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gets win with Trump victory

After spending months presiding over Donald Trump's transition to the White House, Governor Christie may soon begin planning his own transfer of power. "I think that's probably true". Christie is chairman of Trump's transition team, in charge of hiring thousands of employees if he wins the presidency.

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Trump takes Texas, Clinton claims New York

The election results saw Republicans gain three news seats, meaning that for the first time in over 100 years there will be the same number of Democratic and Republican senators - 18. He said that people who "lost overwhelmingly were outworked by their opponent, regardless of party" and that he's been a political target for a long time.

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Palestinians urge Trump to work towards their state

Rosner said Netanyahu's relationship with President Barack Obama - one that led to charges that he had turned Israel into a wedge issue on Capitol Hill - has been "tainted" by two things: differences of opinion over foreign policy and "personal animosity".

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Delhi smog clears a bit

Meanwhile, the Delhi Government has made a decision to close all schools for the next three days and shut down all constructions and demolitions for five days. The government has further ordered that no diesel generator sets should be used in Delhi for the next 10 days except by hospitals and emergency establishments.

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Kamala Harris Becomes The First Indian-American US Senator

Harris has served as attorney general since 2011. California's District 13 includes parts of Alameda County and San Francisco County. In July of this year, President Obama and Joe Biden endorsed Harris as a "fearless fighter for the people of California ", per the Los Angeles Times .

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Porter scores career-best 34 as Wizards rout Celtics 118-93

Porter's across-the-board contributions rarely get headlines, but he's a steady mid-round fantasy value with considerable upside - through Washington's first six games he was already returning top-40 value in 9-cat leagues. Boston continued to fight back and will be within striking distance to start the third quarter. The 22-year-old found his stroke from deep, hitting four 3-pointers in a 12-minute span.

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House Speaker Ryan praises Trump for maintaining congressional strength

Ryan said he spoke to both Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence Wednesday morning and added he believes their relationship is in a good place after a tumultuous campaign. "We didn't think it could happen. He turned politics on his head", Ryan said, according to a transcript of his speech. The speaker interpreted this as a show of popular support for the small government agenda he outlined shortly after he assumed the speakership a year ago.

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Durant and Warriors silence Thunder, Cavs win again

Klay Thompson hit a 3-pointer and Stephen Curry , twice fouled on 3-point attempts, connected on five of six free throws as the Warriors used a 14-4 spurt to go up 52-38 just past the midpoint of the second quarter. Westbrook also declined to make a bigger deal of the weird fashion choice, according to Young: "I don't wear anything for nobody". It didn't take Durant long to get going, and when he did he was unstoppable.

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Canada Immigration Website Crashes As Trump Wins US Election

Trump also invited Trudeau to visit him. He told students at an event in Ottawa that he will work with Trump not just for Canadians and Americans "but for the whole world". Many celebrities pledged to move north if Trump prevailed, including "Breaking Bad'" actor Bryan Cranston , singers Cher and Barbra Streisand , and Lena Dunham , star of TV's "Girls".

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64 civilians killed in Iraq, Syria strikes in past year

An Amnesty International report last month said approximately 300 civilians have been killed in 11 US -led coalition airstrikes in the past two years. An AFP correspondent east of Ain Issa , the main staging point for the offensive, said coalition aircraft could be seen on Wednesday carrying out repeated air strikes in the distance and that IS fighters were shelling SDF positions.

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Justin Trudeau congratulates Donald Trump on USA election victory

And while there have been questions over whether Trump would even be able to re-open NAFTA, trade lawyer Lawrence Herman said Canada won't be able to refuse if the president makes good on his threat. "If the US doesn't move forward, Canada won't either". But, he said the phenomenon is a near repeat of what happened when George W. Bush won a second presidential term in 2004, adding that numerous people who contacted him quickly abandoned the idea of trying to emigrate once they realized how ...

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Rs. 500 And Rs. 1000 Notes To Be Discontinued - PM Modi

Venkaiah Naidu described the latest moves by the government on black money and the ban on high-denomination currency notes as a "white money movement" and asserted that a "real war against corruption" has been launched. Though Modi has come to power on the plank of curbing black money, neither people nor opposition parties have expected this exemplary decision to invalid existing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.

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Clinton calls Trump to congratulate him on victory

The speech followed a dramatic election night in which Trump captured battleground states like Florida, North Carolina and OH and shattered a longstanding "blue wall" of states in the Upper Midwest that had backed every Democratic presidential candidate since her husband, Bill Clinton, won the presidency in 1992.

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Trump presidency buoys Israeli leader, rattles Palestinians

With Republican Donald Trump as the new president elect, many are unsure what the next four years hold for the Middle East, especially Israel. "I congratulate U.S. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become a prominent issue at world soccer's governing body, FIFA, where the Palestinians have pushed for sanctions against Israel.

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With emotional speeches, the Obamas pass torch to Hillary Clinton

The Clinton campaign has been criticized in the past for focusing on Mr. Trump's deficits rather than on their candidate's strengths, and all the speakers on Monday were sure to enumerate Mrs. "Whatever credibility I have earned after eight years as president, I am asking you to trust me on this". Obama describes Florida as an important election battleground, "We win this election if we win Florida", he said.

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Netanyahu: US, Israel to Reach 'New Heights'

Glick invited Trump to "visit Israel and Judea and Samaria to see for himself, as he claimed, that settlement is the way to peace", referring to Jewish-only settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Previous US administrations have refused to do so out of fear that the move would be interpreted as a sign of American approval of Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem .

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Anti-Trump protesters gather in cities across the nation

The demonstration had attracted the attention of some Donald Trump supporters, and at time there's been some tension, some arguing. In California, which voted overwhelmingly for Clinton, a small group gathered in downtown Los Angeles to voice its dissent, but its numbers never threatened to swell.

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Pak summons Indian Dy High Commissioner, flays unprovoked firing

Pakistan also lodged a protest with the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) over the killing of civilians due to unprovoked firing by Indians, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Joshi said Indian troops responded "befittingly". According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a woman and her daughter were killed in a mortar attack in Mandhol while another civilian died in Khoi Ratta when BSF carried out unprovoked firing.

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Remainers raise £75k to defend High Court ruling on Brexit already

This raises an obstacle to Prime Minister Theresa May's goal of triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by March of 2017. She telephoned Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU's top official, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to say her plan is still to start the process to remove Britain from the European Union by the end of March .

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Lady Gaga Protests in Front of Trump Tower

She tweeted the image with the caption: "In a room full of hope, we will be heard. Nothing will stop us". "I want to live in a #CountryOfKindness #LoveTrumpsHate ", she captioned the photo. However, the showbiz world has since been left stunned at the result, with Katy Perry, Madonna, Cher and Judd Apatow among those expressing their dismay at the outcome.

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Hillary Clinton speaks after conceding USA presidential election

But there was also some of the biting sarcasm and hate-speech that had plagued the campaign from the start. Obama, who campaigned vigorously for Clinton throughout the fall and hoped his own rising popularity would lift her candidacy, was silent on Trump's victory, but he is expected to invite him to the White House this week.

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Hillary Clinton says Americans owe Trump 'an open mind'

He also took a swing at the potential question on people's minds before the election, if Donald Trump would accept the election outsome, telling the assembled crowd "Nobody had to wonder about Hillary Clinton , about whether she'd accept the outcome in our attractive democracy".

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Trump win raises questions about UN climate deal

Doug Crawford-Brown, director of the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research, said: "His election does not bode well for climate or more broadly environmental matters". Trump's election will "create some uncertainty, some confusion", but "the world beyond the U.S.is moving forward", said Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres, a business sustainability advocacy group.

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What You Need to Know About the Paris Climate Agreement

On his campaign website, he says he would "c$3 ancel the Paris Climate Agreement (limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius) and stop all payments of US tax dollars to United Nations global warming programs". As only countries that have ratified the agreement can vote on the rules, the suspension could spur countries that have not yet passed the deal to do so quickly, she and others said.

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Israel's Lawmakers Hope Donald Trump Will Reject Two-State Solution

Trump has vowed to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But although many on the right welcomed Trump's election, other commentators in Israel have also been deeply uncomfortable over the perception that Trump - or at least members of his campaign team - were responsible for antisemitic "dog whistles" in his messaging.

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Clinton on pace to win popular vote, despite losing election

Second, unlike pre-election polling, which does require some guesswork, exit polling is drawn from tens of thousands of people who actually voted. All agreed on one thing: That the country had voted for change and change was coming. Wednesday, an emotional Clinton pleaded for keeping an open mind toward Trump, who she regularly painted as unstable and unfit to lead the country.

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GOP Leaders Make Peace With Trump In Favor Of 'Unified Republican Government'

Each party will typically nominate one person and the party with the most seats in the house wins. "This is the most incredible political feat I've seen in my lifetime ", Ryan said. House speaker Paul Ryan is expected to win re-election in Wisconsin 1 Congressional district easily. Donald Trump wasn't the only big victor in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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300 million kids are breathing highly toxic air

Airborne pollutants can more easily enter and irritate children's lungs, causing and life-threatening disease. Children are more susceptible than adults to outdoor and indoor air pollution because their brains, lungs and immune systems are still developing and their respiratory tracts are more permeable, says UNICEF.

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Republicans celebrate after keeping control of both houses of Congress

The chamber has three competing factions: Republicans, Democrats and a small breakaway group called the Independent Democratic Conference, which until now has broken ranks with Democrats to form a coalition with the GOP that puts Republicans in charge of the Senate.

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Hillary Clinton will not face charges for emails, confirms Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The FBI had been under pressure to reveal additional details about its new email review following Comey's abrupt disclosure on October 28 that the bureau had discovered emails that were potentially relevant to the Clinton investigation. At his second stop of the day in battleground North Carolina, he told a Raleigh audience: "You've got a half a day to make every dream you've ever dreamed for your country and for your family to come true".

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Netanyahu congratulates Trump, a 'true friend' of Israel

Duterte, who has been compared to Trump, has criticised the U.S.in recent statements and vowed to "separate" the Philippines from the United States , vowing to chart a foreign policy that does not mimic that of Washington's. Whatever the reasons - and they are complex and multifaceted - President Obama should resist any temptation, during his final weeks in office, to change longstanding American policy: that only direct negotiations between the parties will achieve a lasting peace.

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Clinton team poses for #MannequinChallenge aboard campaign plane

Hillary Clinton and her aide Huma Abedin are completely still. A Clinton aide told CNN that some of the staffers have enjoyed watching the Mannequin Challenge and suggested the campaign tape their own before they departed for NY. Bush was president. Meanwhile, Madonna held a surprise concert in New York's Washington Square Park, where she strummed an acoustic guitar with her son David Banda by her side.

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Obama calls Trump to offer congratulations

Obama praised his staff for working relentlessly on behalf of the American people, saying the America Trump inherits is better than the one he was handed in 2008. In her concession speech, Clinton thanked the Obamas for their support and urged her backers to get behind Trump and to give him an opportunity to lead.

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Trudeau congratulates Trump on presidential win

Still, though, you have to wonder: Will anyone actually pick up and move? The S&P/TSX composite index was up and the dollar was trading at 74.22 cents USA, up from an overnight low of 73.89 cents U.S. Donald Savoie - who was at his second home in Florida as the vote occurred - says what initially seemed like an unlikely possibility could morph into reality if Trump follows through on threats to conduct mass deportations of illegal immigrants or reopen worldwide trade agreements.


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