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Yonhap: US President-elect Trump pledges commitment to defend South Korea

Trump had said during the election campaign he would be willing to withdraw US military stationed in South Korea unless Seoul paid a greater share of the cost of the USA deployment, but an adviser to the president-elect played down such comments on Thursday.

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India banks reopen to long queues after rupee withdrawal

The move is part of Modi's crackdown on so-called black money financial transactions in which cash is used to avoid tax. People should cooperate to bear inconvenience caused due difficulty in their daily life including on special occasions like Marriages, or emergency situation (being stranded on the road side, stations, bus stands or in hospitals) etc, due to non-availability of smaller currency notes .

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Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation

About 500 people turned out in Louisville, Kentucky, chanting and carrying signs as they marched. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Friday acknowledged the tight race with Clinton, but said anti-Trump protesters had to accept the election results.

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Southern Fires Rage With 41.6 Million Now Living in Drought

The two largest are the Tellico fire, which has burned about 10 square miles and the Maple Springs fire, which has burned almost 8 square miles. On Thursday, an aggressive arsonist was suspected in several fires in Rabun County, where fire broke out in the absence of lightning and leaf-burning.

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Cruise Ship Passenger Dead During Shore Excursion In Caribbean

Representatives of P&O Cruises remain in Dominica at the hospital to support those injured. Ten Azura passengers along with two other tourists were in the Toyota minibus laid on by a local firm when it collided with a Toyota auto. P&O Cruises said it was working closely with local authorities and the safety and wellbeing of guests and crew was its "absolute priority". One said they would never do an excursion on the island again and told P&O "how risky it was".

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Trump Train may have left GOP North Carolina governor behind

Pat McCrory (R-N.C.). has lost his bid for re-election. Black voters in North Carolina have historically favored Democratic candidates in state races, including those for governor. Referring to the restroom-access issue, the 86-year-old retired physical therapist from Durham said: "It just seems like: Why can't people do what they want?" I say "seemingly inexplicable" because, of course, such voters think their choices are entirely reasonable.

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Nine States Vote on Legalizing Marijuana

It also gives doctor's leeway to decide whether other conditions are severe enough to warrant marijuana. In contrast, seven states in total along with the District of Columbia legalized recreational marijuana whereas 25 states along with the District have already legalized medical marijuana.

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Doctors grow man new ear on arm

The surgery will help Mr. Ji, who is in his late thirties, to "feel complete", he said. The man, whose age is not specified, has since received multiple surgical operations to restore his facial skin and his cheeks. Doctors have planted an artificial ear on a Chinese man's forearm in a medical breakthrough. Mr. Ji is excited about having the ability to hear better, and getting his ear back.

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Honour the fallen on Remembrance Sunday

One of the biggest will be in Preston where a military procession will leave the covered markets at 10.35am and march around Lancaster Road, Church Street, Cheapside and into the Flag market for a service at the city's war memorial. Councillor Marilyn Houston, Mayor of Crewe, said: "As Mayor of Crewe, I am very proud to be representing Crewe Town Council in the organisation of this event".

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Vitamin D may lower mortality in one-third breast cancer patients

With these connections finally women have the facts and resources they need to help them reduce their risk of breast cancer . Megan Meyers, M.D., is a radiologist who sees patients at the HERS Breast Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

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No legal reason US could not walk away from Iran deal

The IAEA is policing the restrictions placed on Iran's nuclear activities under the deal it signed past year with the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. Obama's administration have been out-negotiated and out-manoeuvred by Iranian dictators. The unstable situation of the Persian Gulf region, the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, along with the threat of terrorism necessitates an urgent review of USA policies, he added.

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Blac Chyna Welcomes Baby Girl With Rob Kardashian

So thankful I was able to land in time to witness this miracle happen! Blac Chyna is one badass mama! Chyna gave birth to their daughter at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Thursday, November 10. Her middle name is Renee after Chyna's real name Angelina Renee White. She is the first child for Kardashian , 29, who is the younger brother of Kim Kardashian .

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With "Toy Story Land" Shanghai Disneyland expands to infinity, and beyond

The land will be Shanghai Disneyland's seventh themed area and is expected to open in 2018. " Shanghai Disneyland is now a national tourist destination - more than half our guests come from outside Shanghai , and millions of people across China are developing a much greater awareness and affinity for the brand", Robert Iger, the companys chairman and CEO said.

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Vitamin D may increase survival of women with breast cancer

As a complement to this awareness program, SG Cancer is sponsoring mammograms for 10 women. The American Academy of Family Physicians has more on breast cancer . Only a week ago a woman called, asking questions about SWC and telling her, trying to repress her tears, that she has to have a total mastectomy. The two screening tests available are mammography and ultra-sound.

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Man, deviod of resources, carries wife's body on cart for 60kms

On Friday night when his wife passed away, Ramulu chose to take her body to the native village for last rites. The carriers asked for Rs. 5000 which Ramulu failed to produce and as a result of which had to carry his wife's body on a pushcart.

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US Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

Sixteen years after a chaotic ballot recount decided the presidency, voters in the Sunshine State may once again be pivotal in deciding the outcome of this year's USA election. This is the first presidential election in which a state no-excuse early-voting law is in effect. Although most elements of the voting process are tightly regulated and monitored, there have been occasional cases of people voting multiple times or trying to stuff the ballot box (literally), but these cases are nearly ...

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Connecticut GOP, Democrats now hold equal number of state Senate seats

Him being an outsider that essentially hijacked the nomination of the Republican party will not help. The chairman of the state GOP says "several" newly-elected Republican legislators come from districts that are a mix of independents, Republicans and Democrats, so there will be an "expectation" that "all voices" will have input on legislation.

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Adult smokers at record low in US

Within the next 14 years, the death rate caused by cancer is expected to double worldwide. During 2005-2015, the prevalence of current cigarette smoking among US adults declined from 20.9 percent to 15.1 percent, including a 1.7 absolute percentage point reduction during 2014-2015 alone, the report says.

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United Kingdom growth to almost halve in 2017 due to Brexit, EU says

In a separate report, the BBC noted that if the Supreme Court was to allow the Scottish government's intervention and ruled against the United Kingdom government, it could mean there would have to be a vote on Article 50 in Holyrood as well as in Westminster.

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Indiana GOP lawmakers retain supermajorities

The effect of Donald Trump and Mike Pence's easy victory at the top of the ticket appeared to take a toll on down-ballot, statewide races. While Wright noted the difficulty of translating campaign discussion to legislative agendas, he said IN was swept up IN the fervor experienced by many throughout the country, highlighting the fact that statewide races tend to be heavily affected by the top of the ticket during presidential years.

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Zika striking women at higher rates than men -US study

According to the report from Army Times , the Phase 1 of the clinical trial for the purified, inactivated Zika virus vaccine or ZPIV will test its safety and ability to trigger an immune response. Almost 80 percent of people who catch the virus will show no symptoms, which includes: fever, rash, joint soreness, or redness of the eyes. "The same explanations might be responsible for the observed trends in Puerto Rico".

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'Grey's Anatomy' Actress Caterina Scorsone Gives Birth to Baby Girl

Paloma joins older sister Eliza , whom the couple welcomed in July 2012 . In the adorable message, the actress revealed she and Mr. Giles welcomed another daughter while simultaneously aligning herself with Hillary Clinton . Shondaland boss Shonda Rhimes tweeted . Camilla Luddington who plays Jo Wilson did make an announcement last month that she and her boyfriend Matt Alan are expecting their first baby.

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Smartphone use near bedtime may lead to poor sleep

One hundred and thirty-six people used the app for at least a month and also had sleep quality data on file - and, among them, Marcus found that more screen time was associated with poorer quality sleep. 9) in the journal PLOS ONE . The study findings were published online November 9 in the journal PLOS ONE . "We weren't able to identify the specific mechanism responsible, whether it was the light or the emotional upset of content", he said.

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Shocking link between e-cigarette and tobacco use in teens

It was 47% among those who had used non-flavored cigarettes, which is a high number too. Californians have voted for a new tax on tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and cigarette packs, which will now cost $2 more. Armed with this and other research , the U.S. Food and Drug Administration needs to step in and begin strict regulation of e-cigarettes, Edelman said.

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Women Everywhere Are Donating To Planned Parenthood Today

Today our 12 Vermont health centers provide birth control , lifesaving cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, well woman exams and abortion care to more than 18,000 women and men each year. Trump, meanwhile, has produced a list of 21 conservative jurists, all of whom have been vetted by the conservative Federalist Society. During his campaign, Trump also claimed to be opposed to gay marriage and vowed to fill vacancies on the Supreme Court with judges in favour of repealing ...

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Protesters take to US streets over Trump victory

A predominantly Latino group of about 300 high school students walked out of classes Wednesday morning in Los Angeles and marched to the steps of City Hall, where they held a brief but boisterous rally. In Marrakesh, Morocco, American students and environmental activists demonstrated outside the United Nations climate talks in response to Trump's win over concerns that the next USA president will be against efforts to address climate change.

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Clinton to offer remarks in New York City

Of course, voters and citizens of the United States of America - a country that will likely be controlled by Trump - took to twitter to voice their concerns, and their discontent with Clinton for nothing showing up to the Javis Center and speaking to the numerous followers who stood for hours on end, to see her.

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Trending Stocks Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)

The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomms engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT.

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Secretary of State confirms voting systems back up

Still, about half of Florida's 12.9 million active registered voters had cast early ballots through Sunday. The failure of such a key state's voting facilities will add more fuel to Donald Trump's claims that the election will be "rigged".

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How Republicans Can Start to Dismantle Obamacare With a Trump Presidency

Dr. David Becker at UAB's Department of Healthcare Organization and Policy says Trump's promise is not that simple. " Repealing and replacing the disaster known as Obamacare", Donald Trump said at one of his campaign rallies. How these health care reforms take shape still remains to be seen, but any threat to Obamacare hopefully won't go down without a fight. Nor will the Cadillac Tax, which was suspended until 2018 in a budget agreement a year ago.

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U.S. voters deliver mixed results on gun control measures

Medical marijuana, which is already legal in half of USA states, is on the ballot in four more: Arkansas, Florida, Montana, and North Dakota. If "yes" votes prevail across the board, more than 23 percent of the USA population will live in states where recreational pot is legal.

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Record Early Voting Turnout In North Carolina

Data tracking firm Political Data Inc.is reporting about 5 million people by Monday had already cast ballots in early voting. This time it's the polarizing contest between Republican Donald Trump - whose running mate is Gov. The early white vote increased from 67.4 percent in 2012 to 70.7 percent in 2016. We have also seen lower turnout in the liberal bastions of Franklin, Hamilton, and Summit counties.

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Arkansas Must Develop Regulations for Medical Cannabis

In 1969, 12 percent of Americans supported legalizing marijuana. With nearly half of the votes being counted in North Dakota , Measure 5 has a commanding 22% lead. Issue No. 3 removes the 5 percent limitation on the amount of bonds the state may issue for economic development projects with the intention of creating more jobs in Arkansas .

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Peso sinks to record low, ruble rallies after Trump victory

Markets hate uncertainty - and many investors believe Donald Trump's unpredictable nature and anti-trade stance could bring lots of global uncertainty if he wins the presidency. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at its December policy meeting, after being on hold since hiking rates in December 2015. The stock market in Mexico fell more than 2 percent.

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NHS England loses appeal over 'game changer' HIV drug

The judge described the case as one of the "bureaucratic squabbles" over the apportionment of responsibility for health services which were an inevitable outcome of the Lansley reforms which altered the way the NHS works in England. "The Court of Appeal commented specifically that NHS England should have an internal mechanism to resolve such disputes, and we very much hope this is taken on board".