• North Korea calls U.S. terror listing a 'serious provocation'
North Korea calls U.S. terror listing a 'serious provocation'

Treasury Department sanctioning a 13 Chinese and North Korean companies and agencies and 20 vessels owned by North Korea added substance to the words of Trump as he denounced North Korea for spreading terror at home and overseas. That the new list included a Chinese individual - the CEO of a company in a city near North Korea - and four Chinese com...

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  • Youth Congress online magazine makes 'chai' jibe at PM Modi, gets slammed
Youth Congress online magazine makes 'chai' jibe at PM Modi, gets slammed

Union IT Minister Ravishankar Prasad tweeted, "The arrogance of the Congress Party and shameful anti-poor stand gets exposed from the official twitter of the Youth Congress that a person born in poverty in the family of a tea vendor can not become the Prime Minister".

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  • Kashmir: Three militants, one soldier killed in separate encounters
Kashmir: Three militants, one soldier killed in separate encounters

He further added that three other jawans have suffered bullet injuries in the incident. Police say at least three suspected militants and an army commando have been killed in two separate gunbattles in disputed Kashmir. Terrorists were asked to surrender but they opened fire on security forces. "Three Pakistani LeT militants were killed, and arms...

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  • Pak judicial body releases Hafiz Saeed
Pak judicial body releases Hafiz Saeed

State Department official on Wednesday said that the administration was "aware of the media reports regarding Pakistan's ordered release of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Saeed from house arrest". Speaking to PTI, an official source said, "The government can not afford to set Saeed free in the current circumstance". The government had inf...

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  • Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing
Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

Confirming the incident, the Chairman of Mubi North Local Government Area in the state, Musa Ahmad Bello, said: "The suicide bomber struck at the mosque during the morning prayer". Boko Haram has waged an insurgency in northeastern Nigeria since 2009 in its attempt to create an Islamic state in the region. The group split in 2016 and the faction ...

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  • A Strong Cold Front Arrives Today
A Strong Cold Front Arrives Today

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy skies will give way to cloudy skies later in the afternoon. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. The big travel day ahead of Thanksgiving will be a cold one, but more importantly it will be dry.

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  • Specialist British Forces Team Join Search For Missing Argentine Sub
Specialist British Forces Team Join Search For Missing Argentine Sub

A man walks past a banner in the colours of the Argentine national flag, outside the Argentine Naval Base where the ARA San Juan submarine that is missing at sea sailed from, in Mar del Plata, Argentina November 20, 2017. The ARA San Juan was returning from a routine mission to Ushuaia, near the southern-most tip of South America, towards Mar d...

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  • Lebanon's Hariri makes detour on way home, lands in Cyprus
Lebanon's Hariri makes detour on way home, lands in Cyprus

He is expected to meet Lebanon's president any time soon to dispel the speculation whether he'll resign officially or return to office. Hariri's abrupt resignation and continued stay in Saudi Arabia has caused fears for Lebanon's stability.

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  • President Trump on Roy Moore: 'He totally denies it'
President Trump on Roy Moore: 'He totally denies it'

Several allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced during the 2016 presidential campaign against Trump, who has denied them. Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner, who chairs the Senate Republican campaign arm, went so far as to suggest that if Moore managed to win the race, he would be expelled from the chamber soon after being seated.

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  • Strike Ending Legislation Ends College Labour Dispute
Strike Ending Legislation Ends College Labour Dispute

About 500,000 students have been out of the classroom since October 15 after contract talks broke off between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), which represents striking staff, and the College Employer Council, which represents Ontario's 24 colleges.

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  • Trump to re-designate North Korea as terrorism sponsor
Trump to re-designate North Korea as terrorism sponsor

Mr Trump visited South Korea earlier this month as part of a 12-day trip to Asia, where he addressed the South Korean National Assembly and issued a warning to the North. In any case, it will do little to open the way for USA dialogue with North Korea, which China, Pyongyang's No. 1 ally, and others have been pushing for.

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  • Argentina's Navy Detects Noises at Sea That Could Be From Missing Submarine
Argentina's Navy Detects Noises at Sea That Could Be From Missing Submarine

A US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft assisting in the search was brought to the area to record an acoustic footprint of the sound. However, it would not be unusual for storms to cause delays, Balbi said. This type of problem is considered routine and the vessel's crew was reported safe, he added. The navy said it had not had contact with the submarin...

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  • Mugabe's party to launch impeachment process Tuesday - MP
Mugabe's party to launch impeachment process Tuesday - MP

Now, the ZANU-PF has given the president until mid-day Monday to resign or face impeachment. Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwao was quoted by global media as saying his uncle and his wife were prepared to die for what they regard as correct. Chiwenga, the general who announced last week on Monday that if Mugabe does not act against his wife the arm...

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  • Chinese offers to help Bangladesh, Myanmar to resolve Rohingya issue
Chinese offers to help Bangladesh, Myanmar to resolve Rohingya issue

To further enhance China-Myanmar comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, China has proposed building the China-Myanmar economic corridor so as to form a large cooperation pattern between the two countries, Wang said. Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali told Mr Wang that Bangladesh is trying to resolve the issue both bilaterally and in...

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  • Navy apologizes for obscene skydrawing over Okanogan County
Navy apologizes for obscene skydrawing over Okanogan County

An aircrew from a naval air station on Whidbey Island has been grounded following an indecent display in the skies over Washington State on November 16. Duran told the Spokesman-Review newspaper he was running errands when he sawa jet start to make designs in the sky with contrails. "I'm just talking about shaft!", Fallon said back, drawing wil...

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  • Fleetwood wins European Order of Merit
Fleetwood wins European Order of Merit

He stumbled to a bogey on 17 and finished with a par to sign for a 68. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. It has been the best year of my life by an absolute mile. "It's awesome. You start the season in November/December and you are watching the last shot of the season to see who wi...

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  • Saudis, allies discuss Iran ahead of Arab League meeting
Saudis, allies discuss Iran ahead of Arab League meeting

As several of the speakers in Cairo noted, Lebanon has become a key flashpoint between Saudi and Iranian interests, particularly since the surprise resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh earlier this month, which many believed was a direct result of Saudi pressure.

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  • Bill Clinton says Trump should
Bill Clinton says Trump should "stop seeking enemies"

The differing approaches favored by McConnell and the White House underscore the tension Washington Republicans face as the Alabama election nears. The women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual assault are patiently awaiting his undoing.

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  • Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over The Monica Lewinsky Scandal
Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over The Monica Lewinsky Scandal

Senate voted to keep POTUS WJC. Jackie Speier of California to introduce the ME TOO Congress Act that includes a number of provisions aimed at stemming sexual harassment in the Capitol. Matt Yglesias wrote in Vox that Clinton should have resigned for his relationship with Lewinsky, and other liberals have stated they believe Juanita Broaddri...

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  • High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region
High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region

New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high near 41. High temperatures will be in the mid 60's but watch out, once the rain pushes out of the Valley Saturday night a BIG cooldown comes our way.

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  • Five 'militants', one Indian soldier killed in gun battle in held Kashmir
Five 'militants', one Indian soldier killed in gun battle in held Kashmir

Gunfight erupted in Chandergeer, Jamia Mohalla area of Hajin town in northern part of Kashmir's Bandipora district, reports said. The gunfight started late afternoon on Saturday following a cordon and search operation launched after receiving specific inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.

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  • Manohar Lal Khattar congratulates Manushi Chhillar on winning 'Miss World 2017'
Manohar Lal Khattar congratulates Manushi Chhillar on winning 'Miss World 2017'

When you talk about salary, I don't think it's just about cash, but it's the love and respect you give to someone. Miss England and Miss Mexico, Stephanie Hil and Andrea Meza were the first and second runner-up respectively. Before winning the actual title, Manushi also won the Head to Head challenge and the Beauty with a goal segment of the Miss...

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  • Those who had doubts must introspect: Jaitley on Moody's upgrade for India
Those who had doubts must introspect: Jaitley on Moody's upgrade for India

In addition, it has changed to stable from positive the ratings outlook for IRFC; EXIM India and its London branch; HDFC Bank, its Bahrain and Hong Kong branches; as well as SBI and its Hong Kong, London, and Nassau branches. "The reform program will thus complement the existing shock-absorbance capacity provided by India's strong growth potential ...

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  • Twitter strips blue verification badges from racists amid authentication policy overhaul
Twitter strips blue verification badges from racists amid authentication policy overhaul

Until a new system is in place, Twitter has also stopped accepting any public submission for verification. Twitter's verification badge is a white check mark inside a blue icon next to someone's name indicating the company has verified the person's identity and that the account belongs to them.

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  • US, Russia Headed For Showdown Over Syria Chemical Weapons
US, Russia Headed For Showdown Over Syria Chemical Weapons

A spokesman for the USA mission to the United Nations said on Monday that Russian Federation has refused to engage in negotiations on the U.S. draft resolution. "Russia has killed the Joint Investigative Mechanism ..." Russia, Syria's ally on the Security Council, has put forward its own draft resolution rejecting the findings of the 26-member ...

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  • Scotland first country to introduce minimum alcohol price
Scotland first country to introduce minimum alcohol price

The Scotch Whisky Association had led a five-year battle in the courts to prevent the Scottish government from introducing the price cap. The court on Wednesday rejected the Scottish Whisky Association's challenge to the policy of setting a floor price per unit of alcohol .

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  • Visiting Lebanese patriarch meets Saad al-Hariri in Saudi Arabia
Visiting Lebanese patriarch meets Saad al-Hariri in Saudi Arabia

The French presidency said Hariri and his family had been "invited" to France after President Emmanuel Macron spoke by telephone with both Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Salman and the Lebanese prime minister. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meanwhile ratcheted up the rhetoric Wednesday against Saudi Arabia, his country's main regional rival, saying ...

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  • Iran, Iraq quake death toll hits 5o0
Iran, Iraq quake death toll hits 5o0

On the Iraq side of the border, 11 people were killed and the most damage was seen in Darbandikhan, near the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. Although an earlier report from the state news agency Irna said 530 people had died, the death toll was later revised downward, to 432.

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  • Israel operations will continue in Syria as needed, PM says
Israel operations will continue in Syria as needed, PM says

The Israeli leader said his country has "no quarrel with the people of Iran " and wants to help the people despite the activities of their governments. According to The Times of Israel , Tehran rebuffed an Israeli aid offer after an natural disaster in 2003 hit the southeastern Iranian city of Bam, killing more than 26,000.

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  • First Southern Baptist collecting Christmas gift boxes
First Southern Baptist collecting Christmas gift boxes

In partnership with the Samaritan's Project, they're hoping to bring in around 7,000 boxes West River. Students at Jack Kemp Community School took part in Operation Christmas Child , as each classroom was tasked with filling two shoeboxes.

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