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House Republicans to Obama: Take no more action on Iran

There will be no renegotiation of Iran's nuclear deal, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi Tuesday, despite concerns that incoming United States president-elect Donald Trump might scrap the deal. On November 8, Republican candidate Trump won the USA presidential election with 290 electoral votes. In a report this month, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran's stocks of heavy water had crept 100 kilos above the 130-tonne level set out in the ...

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Missouri reportedly fired DL coach Jackie Shipp for argument with player

After officers searched the auto, they found 35 grams or less of marijuana according to Weimer. KOMU reports police arrested freshman Damarea Crockett on suspicion of marijuana possession Sunday morning. Monday. Crockett is coming off a record-setting performance on Saturday. He now has 1,062 rushing yards on the season along with 10 touchdowns. After putting up 225 YARDS on Tennessee on Saturday (breaking the Mizzou freshman single season rushing record and single game rushing ...

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President-elect softens hard-line approach to Clinton, climate change

Trump appointed a leading climate change denier Myron Ebell to lead his transition efforts on the Environmental Protection Agency and has not stepped back from his vow to slash environmental regulations he argued during the campaign are an undue burden on U.S.

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Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

Kellyanne Conway, Trump's last campaign chief and now a top adviser to his transition team, said that reports of disorganisation within the team were untrue, although she did say that probably no announcements of new appointments would be made on Wednesday.

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Hope for future sits with Electoral College

Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members of the Electoral College to do something that has never been done in American history - deny the presidency to the clear Election Day victor. "The general strategy right now is to educate and support the Republican electors, to let them know that they have the right-the duty-to pick who they think is right for the presidency", Chiafalo said.

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Crowley Not Ruling Out Challenge to Pelosi

Pelosi , who will seek to retain her seat as a Democratic leader, may face competition for her position as minority leader. "I don't know if it's me, but it's someone like me" who should lead the House Democrats, Ryan of Howland, D-13th, told The Vindicator earlier this week when asked if he would mount a challenge to Pelosi.

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All hospitals in eastern Aleppo out of action after bombardments

The Syrian Observatory said at least 19 people were killed in the village of Batbo. "This destruction of infrastructure essential to life leaves the besieged, resolute people, including all children and elderly men and women, without any health facilities offering life-saving treatment.

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No. 21 Florida, No. 16 LSU will finally meet

A week that was supposed to be a much-needed breather, a chance to heal and a celebration of the senior class instead had become the toughest game on the 2016 schedule. That made it clear that the Gators would be disqualified if the game wasn't rescheduled somewhere, essentially forcing outgoing Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley to give in to LSU athletic director Joe Alleva's demand that LSU retain a home game on November 19, when a visit by South Alabama was originally scheduled.

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Rajnath Singh speaks to Assam CM after Tinsukia militant ambush

Heavily-armed militants of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) ambushed an Army convoy at around 5:30 am near the Pengeri reserve forest in the eastern Assam district of Tinsukia , about 550 km (340 miles) from Guwahati .

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Abe aims to underscore importance of Japan-US alliance with Trump

Abe may also try to sway Trump on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-country trade agreement that the president-elect opposes. "I think the message.is going to be extremely reassuring", the advisor said . Defence Minister Tomomi Inada has said Tokyo was paying enough. "It is manifestly in the United States' interests for these alliances to endure and to be a source of confidence to our partners and for them to understand that they don't need to come from under the U.S.

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UN committee strongly condemns Syrian attacks in Aleppo

Russian Federation - a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad - said Tuesday that it had launched a major offensive against rebel-held areas in Idlib and Homs provinces, but denied involvement in the new attacks on Aleppo . The bombardment ended a period of relative respite, particularly in eastern Aleppo , where Moscow halted airstrikes on October 18 ahead of brief ceasefires.

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Tourist 'gang raped' arrested for extra marital sex

She was later pardoned and allowed to leave the country. "They have taken her passport as lawyers thrash it out", a family friend told the newspaper. "The awful case at hand shows that it is still not safe for victims to report these crimes to the police without the risk of suffering a double punishment", Radha Stirling, the founder and director of Detained in Dubai , told the newspaper.

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European Union crafts defence plan in Trump's shadow

Found a spelling error? EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini held a special dinner the night before meeting of ministers to discuss how European leaders would work with the controversial President-Elect, at which she said the bloc anticipates a strong partnership with the U.S.

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Rivlin and Modi agree to intensify defense, anti-terror cooperation

The Israeli President arrived here on Monday on a week-long state visit - the first by an Israeli President in almost 20 years. Between 2005 and 2014, Israel's defence supplies amounted to nearly 7% of military equipment bought by India, coming third only to Russian Federation and US.

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Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe sign agreement on civil nuclear co-operation

According to the 2008 India US agreement, in case either of the two countries terminates the agreement, the country that terminates the pact will have to give a year's written notice to the other. India is in advanced negotiations with US-based Westinghouse Electric, owned by Japan's Toshiba Corp, to build six nuclear reactors in southern India, part of New Delhi's plan to ramp up nuclear capacity more than ten times by 2032.

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India and Japan sign civil nuclear deal

That is why the Japanese PM made clear that Tokyo would cease co-operation, if New Delhi conducted nuclear test. The signing of agreement marks an important step in India's nuclear policy and open gates for renegotiations with other countries who have signed the nuclear pacts in the past.

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Anti-Trump protesters march amid tear gas, flash grenades

Leader Greg McKelvey said the group would not march and the group stayed at City Hall while other protesters splintered into other groups. Traffic delays and intermittent street closures were present throughout Manhattan on Saturday afternoon, including the Union Square area and East 57th Street and Fifth Avenue.

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Australia deny Scotland at the death once again

Australia was quick to reply with a wonderful set-piece move. "It's easy to panic in those situations but I thought we stuck to our game pretty well", said Australia captain Stephen Moore. The nature of that try, though, was a surprise, Kuridrani simply running through Peter Horne and Jones with five minutes to go, Hogg tackling the big centre but not soon enough to stop him reaching out for a try.

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Heavy security as Sting reopens Bataclan after Paris attacks

On Friday November 13 a year ago, co-ordinated terror attacks across the French capital at locations including the Stade de France and local restaurants saw a state of emergency declared as a total of 130 people died, and hundreds more injured.

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Former Refugee Becomes First Somali Legislator in the United States

Omar's mentor and friend, Minneapolis City Council member Andrew Johnson, said he knew long ago that she would make history. "Our campaign has been about more than just uniting a district, more than winning back the house, more than making history", Omar said.

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IMF approves $12 billion loan to salvage Egypt's economy

Most shops around Tahrir were closed amid an intensive security presence, with barricades, dozens of armored trucks, and male and female riot police deployed all over central Cairo . politician to visit Cairo . "There is no result we can achieve with this regime", said Malek Adly, a human rights lawyer with the Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights.

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Islamic State executes 40 civilians in Mosul "for treason"

It said in a report that "IS" reportedly shot and killed 40 people on Tuesday after accusing them of "treason and collaboration", dressing them in orange jumpsuits and hanging their bodies from electrical poles. These new reports add to the many instances of human rights abuses committed by the extremists, including the use of civilians as human shields and arbitrary killings.

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Colbert and 'Daily Show' find nothing amusing in election results

It's not always exciting to vote. Noah pointed out that Hillary Clinton was up 20 points in MI during the Democratic primaries - only for Bernie Sanders to pull off a stunning upset. And for those who aren't feeling joyous about selecting Clinton, Noah had a different message. Jordan Klepper chimed in as the show's "Senior Trump Correspondent" to boil down the amount of votes cast for the Republican nominee to the proof of one inspirational phrase plus a serious caveat: any American kid ...

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Catherine Cortez Masto Wins Nevada Senate Seat

Utah's Misty K. Snow , who's also running for Senate, will be the nation's first trans woman in Congress should she win, and a signal that voters are truly becoming more inclusive. The race between the Democrat and Republican opponent Joe Heck was a tight one, with Cortez Masto securing her seat by about 26,000 votes. Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto has defeated Republican Rep.

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US Election 2016: New Hampshire hamlet casts first US votes

Joining these two towns in this longstanding tradition of midnight voting this year is Millsfield , also in Coos County. The final showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will take place on Tuesday 8th November , but we won't know the result in the United Kingdom until the following day.

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Netanyahu calls Trump 'true friend' of Israel

Mr Bainimarama says the visit is part of a tour of Middle Eastern capitals to discuss Fiji's contribution to United Nations peacekeeping operations in the region. The Palestinian Authority believes that if it gets enough global bodies to treat it like a state and grant it privileges normally reserved for states, it may provide a shortcut to statehood and cut out the need for negotiations with Israel.

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NatGeo fame 'Afghan girl' wants to be deported from Pakistan

Sharbat Gula - the green-eyed "Afghan girl" whose portrait featured on the cover of a National Geographic magazine in 1985 and who became a symbol of the refugee crisis caused by decades-long conflict in her country - will be deported from Pakistan to Afghanistan after a court found her guilty of obtaining a fake Pakistani identity card.

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Bieber, Beyonce lead nominees at MTV's EMA awards

Bieber also won Best Song for his pop hit " Sorry " and Best Canadian act . Bieber was one of the many winners on the night who did not attend the show. Garrix, 20, who launched his own record label earlier this year, won Best Electro Act and Best World Stage awards. Performance highlights included The Weeknd emerging from a star-filled dome, DNCE on a floating platform above the audience and OneRepublic becoming soaked as " rain " poured down from the stage.

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Kerala government allows entry of women inside Sabarimala Temple

In the fourth such flip-flop on the issue, the state government has distanced itself from the temple trust policy of disallowing women in the productive age group into the Ayappa temple. The case has been scheduled for hearing by the Bench on February 20, 2017. Later, the court had observed that it had to strike a balance between the fundamental rights of women to enter a religious place and the rights of a religion to follow its customs while taking a decision.

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No charges against Clinton after new email review

The topic of Clinton's use of a private email server gained new immediacy on October 28, when Comey sent a letter to leading members of several congressional committees, in which he said federal agents had obtained a search warrant, as NPR reported , "to examine the thousands of emails found on a computer belonging to former U.S.

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Syria Kurds announce start of campaign to retake Raqqa

Commanders of the US -backed Syria Democratic Forces announce a campaign targeting "obscurantists" - ISIS - that have claimed Raqqa as their capital. Ankara had previously expressed alarm that the SDF were dominated by the Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) militia which it considers an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) that has waged an insurgency against Turkey for more than three decades.

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Katy Perry the latest in string of stars to sing Clinton's praises

TMZ reports that Katy Perry rallied for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a recent political rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "I took a picture with him, but he didn't realize I was giving him the finger", she said. Hillary Clinton is firing on all cylinders - and she's got some of Hollywood's biggest A-list stars to help her along the way as election day is SO close! "I am here all by myself".

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Hillary Clinton heads into Election Day with small lead nationally

CBS gave Trump a one point lead in OH (46 to 45 per cent) and showed a tied race in Florida (45 to 45 per cent). Trump is poised to flip Iowa from blue to red with the Des Moines Register poll out this weekend showing the GOP nominee up 7 points: 46 percent to Clinton's 39 percent and Johnson at 6 percent and 1 percent for Jill Stein.

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Democrat Tim Kaine to campaign Monday in Charlotte, Wilmington

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will make a campaign appearance in Pensacola on Sunday, according to presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign website. He'll focus his visit on the Democratic ticket's plans to improve the economy and creating jobs and affordable higher education possibilities for the average American family.

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FBI chief: No charges for Clinton after new emails reviewed

FBI Director James Comey says that agents have "reviewed all of the communications that were to or from Hillary Clinton" that were part of newly discovered emails. Comey wrote Sunday that FBI investigators had finished reviewing all newly discovered emails that Clinton sent or received as secretary of state. Earlier, Mrs Clinton's Republican rival Donald Trump had used the email investigation to paint her as a candidate who was dishonest and risky.

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Syria monitor: 74 killed in 8 days of rebel Aleppo offensive

The opposition fighters launched the attack on October 28 and have since advanced on a number of neighborhoods held by pro-government forces. The United Nations and human rights groups have criticised the rebels over the shelling of western Aleppo districts.

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M&S may close dozens of United Kingdom stores in shake-up

Along with the closure of high street stores, Rowe plans to expand another 200 Simply Food stores bumping up the overall number of branded outlets by 2018-19. The store closures would be the latest major shake-up by the new chief executive, after he axed 525 jobs at the retailer's head office in August in a bid to cut costs.

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Belgian PM announces deal on Ceta

The EU-Canada trade deal, known as CETA , is the result of seven years of negotiations. They include, among other things, a request to have the European Court of Justice assess the investment court system nested in CETA - and an assertion that Belgium won't ratify the deal if investor-state dispute mechanisms remain as is.

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MacBook Pro 13 teardown reveals a smaller battery, custom SSD hardware

Numerous users of the newly released MacBook Pros , running on Skylake processors that are more efficient in use of energy, are disappointed that the maximum RAM is 16 GB. The more powerful Skylake processor (and dedicated Radeon graphics card in the 15-inch model ), bigger touchpad, innovative new touch bar and future proof USB C ports are solid upgrades.

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Pakistan to bail Afghan Girl Sharbat Gula

The bail plea of National Geographic famed "Afghan Girl" Sharbat Gula was rejected by a Pakistani court on Wednesday. The court rejected the bail plea of Sharbat Gula despite lawyers Abdul Latif Afridi and Mubashar Nazar questioned the arrest of the woman, saying there was no complaint against her about her illegal stay in Pakistan and she was arrested as she was preparing to leave for her homeland.