• Candidates, issues in Austria presidential election
Candidates, issues in Austria presidential election

Van der Bellen narrowly won the original vote in May, which had to be annulled because of irregularities in the counting process. "I would think it helps Hofer", said Fanny Holzer, 19, and Van der Bellen supporter. It was the latest uncomfortable moment in a long, tortuous campaign for Sunday's election in which Hofer, who despite his anti-immigr...

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  • Tariq Fatemi will leave for United States of America to meet Trump's team
Tariq Fatemi will leave for United States of America to meet Trump's team

But, apart from these diplomatic manoeuvres, the government is also relying on "unconventional" approaches, such as reaching out to the Trump administration through his advisers. "Obviously, as the United States, we're proud of the fact that we're the leader of the free world". "As Muslims, we have a hope that Trump can guide America toward the rig...

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  • Federal judge denies request to halt Wisconsin recount
Federal judge denies request to halt Wisconsin recount

That's after the State Board of Canvassers didn't accept an objection from Donald Trump representatives. Stein countered that Trump's "cynical efforts to delay the recount and create unnecessary costs for taxpayers are shameful and outrageous".

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  • Parents disarm son who brought guns to Utah school
Parents disarm son who brought guns to Utah school

Police said a quick-acting parent disarmed a student who brought two guns to a Utah middle school Thursday and fired a round into the ceiling, with no injuries reported . This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement and may not contain the full scope of findings. High were on lockdown for almost three hours this mo...

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  • Another Rwanda? UN Warns of Genocide Risk in South Sudan
Another Rwanda? UN Warns of Genocide Risk in South Sudan

The statement said 91 such incidents had been recorded in November alone. Of these, 70% (64) involved violence against humanitarian personnel/assets, while 20 per cent (18) involved interference in humanitarian action, including interference in administrative matters (4), illegal or arbitrary taxation (4) and expulsion of staff (2).

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  • Francois Fillon Wins France's Presidential Primary
Francois Fillon Wins France's Presidential Primary

With results from 96 percent of voting stations, organizers of the Republicans party primary said Fillon had 66.5 percent of votes and Juppe 33.5 percent. Fillon, a father of five children from his marriage with his Welsh wife Penny, served as prime minister under Sarkozy as did Juppe, now 71, when Jacques Chirac was president.

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  • Anti-EU party UKIP elect ex-chairman Paul Nuttall to replace Farage
Anti-EU party UKIP elect ex-chairman Paul Nuttall to replace Farage

Labour MP Stephen Kinnock, speaking on behalf of the pro-EU Open Britain campaign also reacted to Nuttal's victory by accusing the new Ukip leader of wanting to "privatise our NHS". It's day zero, it's a new beginning. It will be Nuttall's task to revitalise Ukip and seek ways to maintain the party's relevance following an exodus of supporters...

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  • Arsenal made to pay for weakness - Wenger
Arsenal made to pay for weakness - Wenger

But I'm more delighted about the way the team is progressing from the first disappointing game. Arsene Wenger lavished praise on Claude Puel and the Saints academy, describing them as "the most prolific producers of top talent in England in the last 15 years".

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  • Droneshield's Dronegun Is Designed To Stop Drones
Droneshield's Dronegun Is Designed To Stop Drones

The DroneGun is a jammer that can disable drone signals as well as GLONASS and Global Positioning System from a range of 1.2 miles. The Droneshield company is not offering it in the USA, other than to government agencies, in the hope that they deem it a safe and appropriate anti-drone tool.

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  • White House says Obama spoke to Trump by phone on Saturday
White House says Obama spoke to Trump by phone on Saturday

Earnest noted that Monday marked the resumption of direct commercial flights between the US and Havana for the first time in half a century. "We don't even know if he voted for Donald Trump", Conway said Sunday on ABC News. Castro's death has led some Cubans to worry that Trump will shut down the U.S. Castro died on Friday.On Saturday, Trump, a...

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  • Rescuers finish search of Indian train wreck, 127 dead
Rescuers finish search of Indian train wreck, 127 dead

And previous year 27 people died after two trains derailed in central Madhya Pradesh state during heavy rains. The Railway Minister said the exercise, which was announced in the last rail budget, to replace old coaches lacking crash-worthy features will also be expedited.

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  • Jewish lawmaker links swastika to Bannon appointment
Jewish lawmaker links swastika to Bannon appointment

Dermer did not name Trump's appointee for White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman known for close ties to pro-Israel Republicans. "Someone who's embraced diversity at every step". "The appointment of self-described leader of the "alt-right" Stephen K. Bannon as President Elect Donald Trump's new st...

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  • What's known about the OSU attack suspect Abdul Razak Ali Artan
What's known about the OSU attack suspect Abdul Razak Ali Artan

But OSU Police Chief Craig Stone said campus video footage later showed Artan was alone in the vehicle immediately before the incident. Ohio State University Police Chief Craig Stone told a news conference that Artan might have been as old as 20.

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  • Demonetisation crunch: PM Modi calls on nation to 'embrace' digital banking
Demonetisation crunch: PM Modi calls on nation to 'embrace' digital banking

The ban has removed 80 per cent of the country's currency from circulation and brought commerce to a virtual standstill . "Unfortunately, they are misusing the poor for this objective by misleading, luring or tempting them to put (such black) money into their accounts".

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  • 9 detained over power plant collapse in China
9 detained over power plant collapse in China

Among the detained are Chairman of Hebei Yineng Tower Engineering Co Ltd, and chief engineer of the project. State media reports said the accident occurred during a change of work shifts, possibly accounting for the high death toll. A person who answered the phone at Hebei Yineng said he wasn't aware of the situation, and declined to comment fu...

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  • Syria army advances in rebel-held east Aleppo
Syria army advances in rebel-held east Aleppo

As the Assad regime presses a fierce assault on eastern Aleppo, its siege is making life ever harder for civilians who are being forced to sift through garbage for food and scavenge firewood from bombed-out buildings. The rebels meanwhile intensified rocket attacks on the western districts overnight, killing at least four civilians and wounding doz...

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  • Michigan Adjusts Votes: Trump Wins By 10704
Michigan Adjusts Votes: Trump Wins By 10704

Counties with rich people but lower education levels also voted for Donald Trump and these places helped won the presidency for the Republican nominee. The electors will cast their ballots December 19 while meeting in their respective states. Hillary Clinton received the most votes November 8. Electors should reflect the will of the people as a w...

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  • EU gets tough: Malta's PM says Brexit is lose-lose situation
EU gets tough: Malta's PM says Brexit is lose-lose situation

After Article 50 is triggered, the United Kingdom prime minister will still be a full member of the European Council, but the 27 heads of state and government would be able to officially meet as 27, to discuss Brexit-related issues only. Post-referendum uncertainty has raised fears that companies will stop investing or could shift their operations ...

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  • Organization Urges to Lift Restrictions against Rohingyas in Myanmar
Organization Urges to Lift Restrictions against Rohingyas in Myanmar

As the crisis deepened, Bangladesh said late Wednesday it had summoned the Myanmar ambassador to express "deep concern". Security forces have killed nearly 70 people in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and arrested some 400 since the lockdown began six weeks ago, according to state media reports, although activists say the number could be far high...

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  • Indonesians protest at Myanmar embassy over Rohingya cause
Indonesians protest at Myanmar embassy over Rohingya cause

The UN workers did not give specific numbers, but expressed concern about a sudden influx of people. He said the Myanmar government under the leadership of Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi must stop the carnage by its military which had aroused anger among the worldwide community, more so when the country was moving towards democracy.

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