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Trump to fill more vacancies; recount distraction looms

Senate in Minnesota, Democrat Al Franken defeated Republican incumbent Norm Coleman, who was ahead by 215 votes before the recount. In all, Joh...

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New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa

The study is excepted to yield results in 2020, according to the AP. A vaccine that would seek to exploit a weakness in the HIV virus is goi...

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China lodges protest with Singapore over troop carriers in Taiwan

Just yesterday, pro-China publication, Global Times wrote an op-ed stating that Singapore has been pretending to seek a balance between China ...

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US says mistaken coalition airstrikes in Syria were legal

When Russian officers called the hotline to report the strikes were targeting Syrian positions, they were kept on hold for 27 minutes because th...

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Dutch lower house lawmakers approve limited burqa ban

The bill envisages a ban on Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and niqab but also applies to all face coverings, including ski masks, hel...

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'We are not anxious about India,' says Pakistan air chief

At least 15 people were also wounded in the bus strike and elsewhere in Wednesday's attacks. "We are not anxious about India at all", the Air ...

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Ukraine hopes for "committed support" from Trump

The EU will allocate more than 170 million euros (179.41 million US dollars) to support good governance in Ukraine , according to deals signed ...

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GOP-drawn legislative districts ruled unconstitutional

The panel will rule later on how to fix the maps. They asked both sides to submit briefs on a possible remedy. To get there, it had to overcom...

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Migrants torch Greek camp after refugee deaths

Part of the camp was badly damaged in a fire on September 19 during clashes between migrants and police, and thousands had to be moved out befor...

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Germany's Angela Merkel Says She'll Run For Fourth Term In 2017

The announcement ends all speculation on whether she would or would not run in the September election. She has been a strong advocate of effor...

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Sarkozy concedes in French conservative presidential primary

Mr Sarkozy was heading for about 21 per cent. In a major upset, Fillon had more than 43 percent of the vote to 26.7 percent for former pri...

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Opposition Protests Over Demonetisation Continue, Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Noon

There was no let up in the Opposition's protests when the House reassembled, even though the Speaker persisted with the Zero Hour for over 35 ...

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Hurricane Otto kills three people in Panama

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the depression is expected to become a tropical storm later in the day or overnight. Heavy rains from ...

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Modi calls for India to move toward a cashless society

Mr. Modi sought public support for the implementation of demonetisation, which he said was akin to a medicine. Nothing has happened, he said, ad...

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US welcomes appointment of new army chief of Pak

Defence minister Khawaja Asif confirmed that Bajwa had been appointed as COAS and Zubair Hayat as chairman, joint chief of staff committee (CJCS...

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Syria rebels lose all of northeast Aleppo: monitor

The regime has focussed its attention on the Sakhur as they pound rebel positions in the district. Syrian rebels have lost all of the northern...

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Israel bombs alleged IS militant hideout in Syria

The gunfire attack launched at the Israeli Defence Forces was an attempt to make Israel actively involved in Syrian territory, shuffle the deck,...

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Clinton Campaign Supports Recount Efforts In Battleground States

Clinton counsel Mark Elias said in a Saturday post on Medium that the campaign would participate in the recount "to ensure the process proce...

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Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins on her professional debut

Backed by Sky Sports and live on television, Taylor looked to impress and entertain in front of the crowd of 3,000 as well as gain her first w...

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Israeli settlers resist demolition of illegal Amona outpost

The United States on Monday described as "troubling" an Israeli bill supported by a ministerial committee allowing settlers in the occupied West...

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 2m votes

Meanwhile, Trump's transition team spokesperson Jason Miller said that they might be naming nominees for cabinet posts before Thanksgiving. ...

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Turkish army blames regime for deadly air strike

The area borders Syria where Turkish troops have taken part in military efforts to push Islamic State (IS) militants and Kurdish militia f...

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Granit Xhaka needs time to adapt, insists Arsene Wenger

The Swiss midfielder, 24, was signed by the Gunners in the summer, arriving from Borussia Monchengladbach as a seemingly key component for Wenge...

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Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property

Former New York Knicks center, Marcus Camby (pictured), was celebrating Thanksgiving with his family when his nephew went missing. Volunteers ...

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Bills activate WR Watkins off of injured reserve

Still, you should be scouring your waiver wire for Watkins' name if you haven't already. Running back LeSean McCoy is expected to play a week ha...

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