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India, Qatar sign agreements on cyber security, visa relaxation

Earlier, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval called on the visiting dignitary. By this standard, there has been a rapid stride in India-Qatar ties in the last two years. They agreed on joint action to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing. The two leaders also discussed the regional situation, particularly in Iraq, Syria and Yemen.

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Tide to face Washington in semifinal (copy)

The Crimson Tide plays its second straight game in the Georgia Dome. Penn State (11-2) has a nine-game winning streak and is led by junior quarterback Trace McSorley. "I think it's awesome", third-year Washington coach Chris Petersen said. On a teleconference Sunday afternoon, Petersen and Alabama coach Nick Saban said they hadn't seen much of each other this season, though they exchanged customary platitudes of respect and admiration.

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World Health Organization shifts from 'emergency' response to long-term Zika fight

The WHO's decision is understandable, given that the pace of new Zika infections has dropped off considerably in recent months, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the infectious disease chief for the U.S. The study included findings from extensive imaging, neurologic, ophthalmologic, auditory, and orthopedic examinations. Also, there were four cases in which Zika was transmitted in Florida, including three cases involving Miami-Dade County residents and one involving a non-Florida resident who ...

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Aleppo running out of room to bury the dead

Russian Federation began a military intervention in support of President Bashar Assad's government in September 2015, and says it is targeting "terrorists". The US officials had asked the rebels "do you want to leave, (or) do you want to be steadfast", Malahifji said. State news agency SANA said the air force was dropping leaflets over rebel-held areas urging "militants to abandon their weapons and.

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Top Clinton, Trump aides square off at Harvard forum

Bannon is part of a right-wing movement known as the "alt-right", a home for white nationalists who are, invited or not, a part of Trump's winning coalition. "That's the theme of the whole primary: Nothing mattered", said David Kochel, a former top aide to Jeb Bush . The Democratic Party is seen by ordinary, working people as "caring about the cultural, managerial and professional elite", she said, "not about them".

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Global LNG prices hit 2016 high as OPEC agrees oil output cut

This will be the first time since 2008 that OPEC would be accomplishing such a feat, which is expected to tackle the key challenge of low price of oil in the worldwide market. Still, traders said the market remained broadly optimistic in the longer term about an accord created to help bring the oil market back into balance.

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Trump's conflict of interest problem isn't going away

The billionaire responded to speculation surrounding the potential conflict of interest his position as chairman of the Trump Organization would create during his presidency. Trump and his running-mate Mike Pence, the governor of IN, had railed against Carrier on the campaign trail, using the company's outsourcing move as an example of how trade agreements hurt American workers.

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Syrian army command calls on east Aleppo residents to return after liberation

A militant official from Nour's faction, Jabha Shamiya, confirmed he had been wounded on Saturday. Asked about reports of the downed plane, Syrian army spokesman Brig. He was speaking a day after the army seized another district, Tariq al-Bab, from the rebels opposing President Bashar al-Assad. Rebels countered, saying they have allowed civilians seeking to flee the violence to leave, though rebel fighters have largely refused to retreat, and exiled leaders of the anti-Assad forces have said ...

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Man held over 'Jo Cox' tweet to MP Anna Soubry

A 25-year-old man has been arrested at his home in Bethnal Green on "suspicion of sending malicious communication", according to the Metropolitan Police. The conservative politician reported the tweet to the police on Friday. She also said her constituency office had received a call threatening to harm her in the same way as the murdered Labour MP.

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Palace sees possible 'reboot' of PH-US relationship

Duterte says during their phone conversation, the US president-elect claimed Duterte is taking care of drug-use "the right way". THE relationship between the Philippines and the United States (US) could be "rebooted" following the phone conversation between President Rodrigo Duterte and US President-elect Donald Trump, Malacañang said Sunday.

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9 dead, 25 unaccounted for in three-alarm Oakland fire

Officials described the scene inside the warehouse , which had been illegally converted into artist studios, as a death trap that made it impossible for many partygoers to escape the fire . "We are prepared to deal with 30, 40 deceased people". Oakland fire chief Teresa Deloche-Reed said many people were unaccounted for as of Satur. The fire took down the roof of the warehouse and that took down part the second floor, which piled debris on top of debris.

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Trump conversation with Taiwan president a 'courtesy call' -Pence

The 10-minute call between Tsai and Trump on Friday evening demonstrated that Trump's team attaches importance to Taiwan , National Chung Hsing University Graduate Institute of International Politics professor Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥) said. Washington has pursued a so-called "one China" policy since 1979, when it shifted diplomatic recognition of China from the government in Taiwan to the communist government on the mainland.

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Donald Trump files lawsuit to end MI recount

District Court in Detroit to decide when the recount can begin. Currently, a hand recount of the millions of ballots cast in MI is slated to begin either late Tuesday or early Wednesday, two business days after the Board of State Canvassers' vote, Thomas said Friday.

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The International Space Station Just Lost Another Supply Mission

It is thought to be similar to the 2011 incident when a third-stage engine failure occurred due to a clogged fuel line. Ground-based simulation of the available telemetry would point to the components of the propulsion system that was assembled with violations, the source added.

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Nick Saban says it's 'never OK' to lose a game

Alabama got out-of-sorts offensively for much of the first half against Auburn, turning the ball over and generally shooting itself in the foot. Quarterback Jalen hurts might very well find himself in New York City at the end of the year for the Heisman Trophy Award ceremony.

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Analysts Advise About National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)

The company has an Average Rating of 2.97 based on Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S scale of 1-5. Nomura set a $29.00 price objective on shares of National Oilwell Varco and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. The debt-to-equity ratio (D/E) remains 0.22. The firm's current ratio calculated as 1.80 for the most recent quarter. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 2nd will be issued a $0.05 dividend.

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Will OPEC's deal to cut production work?

India Oil Corp's Director of Finance A K Sharma told Reuters that he expects any positive price impact to be "short term" and believes the OPEC cuts will be "largely offset" by growing us production. Crude oil futures for January delivery opened at $49.07 on the CME Globex, reaching a mid-day high of $50.97 and a low of $48.98. US light crude oil rose $2.32, or 4.7 percent, to $51.76 a barrel, and was approaching a 2016 high of $51.93.

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US consumers should feel muted effect from rising oil price, analysts say

Dec 2 Oil prices extended gains early on Friday as producer cartel OPEC and Russian Federation agreed to rein in a global oversupply in crude on Wednesday with analysts now focusing their attention on implementation of the deal. According to data published by OPEC last month , OECD oil inventories showed an overhang of 304 million barrels at the end of September , down from 350 million barrels at the end of 2015.

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Russian spacecraft launch ends in failure and a fireball

Russian Emergencies Ministry specialists have reportedly found a fragment of the Russian Progress MS-04 cargo spacecraft in Siberia. It was launched on Thursday from the Russian space center in Kazakhstan , carrying over 5000 pounds of supply to the station.

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc 18.5% Potential Upside Now Implied by Deutsche Bank

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in shares of Zayo Group Holdings by 0.4% in the third quarter. Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 1st will be given a $0.65 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally posted by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News.

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Holocaust-themed ice skating routine by Putin aide's wife sparks outrage

Tatiana Navka , a professional skater on the reality show Ice Age , was partnered by actor Andrei Burkovsky . Despite receiving praises from the Russian audience, the performance was criticized on social media. " If in that ice dance, dedicated to Holocaust, all that was present then I see nothing wrong about it ", Gerber stressed. He said: "The lack of thought that would have to go into making that decision is nearly mind-blowing..." The song used for the performance was also culled ...

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Mystery video of man fighting kangaroo to save pet dog goes viral

The dog didn't return and the man then spots that he's got himself into a spot of bother with a large kangaroo. A KANGAROO being punched in the face by a man defending his dog has been caught on camera in a hilarious video crowned "only in Australia".

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Russia Space Station Cargo ship crashes, burns up in atmosphere

According to Russia's space agency Roscosmos , the cargo ship was lost at an altitude of 120 miles (190 km) over an unpopulated mountainous region in the Siberian republic of Tuva . And in April 2015 , a Progress M-27M rocket similar to the one that took off Thursday made it to orbit before it lost contact with the ground, spun out of control, and burned up as it fell back into the atmosphere.

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Holocaust-themed ice dance divides internet

The Saturday night peak time Nazi-themed item was said to be based on the Italian movie Life is attractive, a 1997 tragicomedy about an Italian-Jewish man's fight to survive in a Nazi concentration camp. Some have called the performance "blasphemy, while others called it tactless". Jeremy Jones , of Australia's Israel and Jewish Affairs Council, told CNN the act was "unbelievably tasteless".

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40 people feared dead in California party fire

The city had received complaints about construction done without permits at the building and opened an investigation, but an inspector failed to gain access to the structure on November 7, and the inquiry remained open, said the city's buildings and planning chief, Darin Ranelletti .

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Iran Says Extension Of Sanctions Act By US Congress Violates Nuclear Deal

But Ali Akbar Salehi, the Iran's nuclear energy chief, who played a major role in reaching the deal, described the extension as a clear violation. Two weeks ago, it passed the House by a vote 419-1, and yesterday it passed the congress unanimously, 99-0.

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Why Carrier deal could set troubling precedent

Trump reiterated his campaign promise to slap high tariffs on products made by US companies that move manufacturing overseas to take advantage of cheap labor. Some workers yelled: "Thank you Mr. Trump" and "Thanks Donald" as he greeted them. On Thursday, the Democratic National Committee blasted Trump, saying in a statement: "Every American job is important, but it's clear that Donald Trump not only got rolled by Carrier, he set a unsafe precedent that companies can easily shake down ...

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Large crowds for Castro's ashes after symbolic Che Guevara reunion

The government invited people to the square for a two-day commemoration and tribute sites were set up in hundreds of places across the country to bid farewell to Castro, who died on November 25 at age 90. The urn will be laid to rest at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery, next to the mausoleum of 19th century independence hero Jose Marti. As the country ponders its future without Fidel Castro, attention is turning toward Raul Castro and whether he will undertake deeper economic reforms after ...

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AT&T Unveils Details For DirecTV Now

Customers can get an Apple TV included with 3 months pre-paid of any DIRECTV NOW package. AT&T, which acquired satellite provider DirecTV for $1 billion in July 2015, is launching DirecTV Now to capture 20 million cord cutters who no longer subscribe to cable or satellite services.

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'You can't just walk away' - Gwede to ANC's NEC

Zuma, who weathered a motion of no-confidence in parliament over the cost of the renovations, has since paid back more than $500,000 as required by the court. Worldwide credit rating firm Fitch on Friday dropped its outlook for South Africa from stable to negative, pointing to the country's recent political turmoil.

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Trump's conversation with Taiwanese president gets mixed reactions

The wording implied the protest had gone to the Trump camp, but the ministry provided no explanation. Another said Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council has made many phone calls across the strait through the political hotline set up by the Ma Ying-jeou administration, but the PRC didn't want to take the calls, and now it's reacting to the Trump-Tsai call like insane.

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Renzi courts trouble as Italy votes on constitutional reform

He has said he will resign if the reforms are rejected, and opposition politicians have vowed to press for a new government if voters do not back the proposed constitutional changes. Berlusconi has argued that it concentrates too much power in the premier, while Monti says the reforms don't go far enough and downplayed the risk of political instability.

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PM circumspect on Trump's call with Taiwan

China's foreign minister Wang Yi characterized the call as "just a small trick by Taiwan ", but the country lodged a formal complaint with the USA over the call. "China policy and sovereignty that are extremely sensitive issues, it would be a tremendous concern were we to suddenly change our position on something like this that has been a fundamental basic element of how we approach China for many, many years", Ford added .

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Samsung runs Note 7 apology in three major newspapers

The ads, which ran in papers including the Wall Street Journal , New York Times , and Washington Post , featured a one-page letter from Gregory Lee, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics North America. "The issues with the galaxy note 7 are isolated to only that model". The South Korean company says it is "truly sorry" for not delivering best-in-class quality, and it insists safety remains its top priority.

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Iran will halt JCPOA implementation if sanctions re-imposed: Zarif

Senate's vote to extend sanctions against the Islamic Republic for 10 years violated a historic nuclear deal reached between the country and six major powers in 2015. Iran's most powerful authority, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, had already warned in November that an extension of US sanction would be viewed in Tehran as a violation of the nuclear accord.


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