• Trump insists no conflict of interest with his business empire
Trump insists no conflict of interest with his business empire

In an on-the-record meeting with The New York Times , Trump told the paper that, legally speaking, there is nothing preventing him from managing his business and the country at the same time. Ivanka's presence in the meeting and on the phone call appeared to only further blur the lines between the Trump business empire and the upcoming Trump pre...

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  • Shelling on Kashmir border kills nine aboard Pakistani bus
Shelling on Kashmir border kills nine aboard Pakistani bus

Shaheed include Capt. Taimoor Ali Khan, Havildar Mushtaq Hussain and Lance Naik Ghulam Hussain. An ISPR statement also said that seven Indian soldiers confirmed dead in retaliatory fire. A BBC investigation found that Indian troops had crossed the de facto border (the "Line of Control") to hit border posts but then pulled back without going deep ...

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  • Iran Says It Has Transferred 11 Tons of Heavy Water to Oman
Iran Says It Has Transferred 11 Tons of Heavy Water to Oman

While it remains critical of what it sees as a risky and flawed agreement, it now opposes rescinding it. The U.S., of course, gained nearly nothing financially from the JCPOA in contrast to its economic competitors in Europe and Asia. In an interview with the Iranian newspaper Etemad, Ravanchi insisted on keeping all arrangements of the nuclear d...

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  • Tech Worker Visas Face Uncertain Future Under Trump, Sessions
Tech Worker Visas Face Uncertain Future Under Trump, Sessions

Alabama NAACP president (yellow jacket) Bernard Simelton encouraged citizens to not shop on Black Friday and expressed concerned about Sen. A fourth-term senator from Alabama who has served on the Judiciary Committee, Sessions spent 12 years as the US attorney in Mobile before being elected attorney general of Alabama.

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  • Missouri fires defensive line coach ahead of Arkansas game
Missouri fires defensive line coach ahead of Arkansas game

Crockett is Missouri's leading rusher with 1,062 yards and 10 touchdowns. Crockett was the only individual found to be in possession of marijuana, and was the only one charged. With one game left in the season, Missouri has fired defensive line coach Jackie Shipp. Tigers coach Barry Odom says Shipp was sacked due to an internal matter.

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  • Ambulance Victoria flooded with calls after mass incident of 'thunderstorm asthma'
Ambulance Victoria flooded with calls after mass incident of 'thunderstorm asthma'

And what should you do if you have it? Meteorologist David Brown says the attacks come after pollen particles multiply dramatically in thunderstorms. He said the symptoms are the same as typical asthma but "it's a dramatic event for people who haven't had asthma before because it occurs so suddenly".

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  • Tsunami hits Japan's Fukushima after 7.4-magnitude earthquake
Tsunami hits Japan's Fukushima after 7.4-magnitude earthquake

The 7.4 magnitude quake and small tsunami that struck Japan's northeast coast on Tuesday morning tested the sea wall constructed around the Fukushima nuclear plant, that was the site of one of the worst nuclear catastrophes in history. In September, Japan's northernmost main island, the Okinawa Islands were struck by two earthquakes, measuring 5....

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  • Netanyahu:
Netanyahu: "Trump is a true friend of the State of Israel"

During his campaign, Trump sided with Israel and vowed to acknowledge East Jerusalem as part of its capital. Meanwhile, Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said Wednesday the idea of a Palestinian state was over after Donald Trump's election as USA president, calling for an end to what has been the basis of years of negotiations.

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  • Russian diplomat: Kremlin was in touch with Team Trump during race
Russian diplomat: Kremlin was in touch with Team Trump during race

He said Russian Federation and the US must address the "very, very unsafe challenge of global terrorism" together. The terse announcement quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying, "Russia had contacts with [the] Trump team, this work is continuing".

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  • Nigel Farage pictured with Donald Trump inside gold lift
Nigel Farage pictured with Donald Trump inside gold lift

The new US President, I'm also told, joked with Mr Farage what he thought was bigger, the Brexit victory in the United Kingdom or his ascendancy to the White House. "He understands and recognises what our two great nations have done together between us". Mr Trump and Mr Farage campaigned alongside one another in August.

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  • China's ruling bars rebel Hong Kong lawmakers to take office
China's ruling bars rebel Hong Kong lawmakers to take office

In retaliation, the city's Beijing-backed Chief Executive C.Y. Leung requested the courts oust the duo from LegCo, and a judicial review began on Thursday to decide whether the pair can retake the oaths. Beijing Monday gave its own "interpretation" of Hong Kong's constitution, the Basic Law, effectively barring Baggio and Yau from being given a ...

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  • Trump names Michael Flynn national security adviser
Trump names Michael Flynn national security adviser

Trump named Flynn to his cabinet on Friday after the former military intelligence leader acted as the top military advisor to Trump's presidential campaign . The Obama administration has denied the extradition requests due to a lack of evidence of Gulen's supposed complicity presented by the Turkish government .

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  • Japan's PM Abe meets Trump, says confident can build trust
Japan's PM Abe meets Trump, says confident can build trust

Photographs taken inside the ornate meeting room at Trump Tower showed Mr Abe and an interpreter along with President-elect Trump, his daughter Ivanka, her husband and Trump adviser Jared Kushner, and Retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn.

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  • Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult
Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

Entering Trump Tower in NY on Wednesday morning, Trump's son, Eric Trump, was asked by reporters if any positions would be named on Wednesday. They also said transition and administration officials would be required to sever lobbying ties and pledge that they will not lobby the government for five years after departing the Trump administration.

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  • Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather
Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

In addition to Mosul, IS holds the town of Tal Afar to its west, and also still controls areas in the western province of Anbar. Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch reported Thursday that Iraqi security forces discovered a mass grave on 7 November, which most likely contains the bodies of at least 300 former local police officers executed by IS.

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  • 9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse
9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse

It's where the deadly quake struck just after midnight, and caused a series of aftershocks. Two people were killed and dozens injured by the magnitude 7.8 quake - two almost simultaneous tremors that ruptured fault lines across the top of the ruggedly handsome South Island.

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  • RI Jobless Rate Inches Down, But Higher Than CT, MA
RI Jobless Rate Inches Down, But Higher Than CT, MA

Maui County's 3.3% unemployment rate for October was down slightly from the 3.4% reported a month earlier, and the 3.5% reported at the same time a year ago. That compares to 2,800 jobs being generated over the past year in Athens, 4,600 in Savannah, 1,900 in Gainesville, 1,200 in Albany and 1,600 in Macon.

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  • Barcelona sign massive sponsorship deal with Rakuten
Barcelona sign massive sponsorship deal with Rakuten

The club also have some of the world's most recognisable stars - vital marketing assets for the club's partners - who have millions of followers on social media. The Qatar Foundation and then Qatar Airways have been involved in sponsorship of Barca for over six years and it has taken the club over a year longer than initially expected to find their...

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  • Judge orders 'Making a Murderer' inmate Brendan Dassey released by Friday
Judge orders 'Making a Murderer' inmate Brendan Dassey released by Friday

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel asked that a federal court order made Monday to release Brendan Dassey be put on hold, saying the harm in releasing him is "real and substantial". Based on Magistrate Judge William Duffin's order, Dassey, who has been incarcerated more than a decade, could be released within 90 days unless prosecutors attemp...

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  • Immigrants gripped by deportation fears with Trump election
Immigrants gripped by deportation fears with Trump election

For now, dreamers like Maria say the sense of fear stemming from the results of this presidential election should be channeled into something positive. Not only could Trump rescind DACA with a stroke of a pen, he also could undo a 2014 executive action that offered similar protection to more undocumented young people and the parents of US citiz...

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