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SNL uses Donald Trump news to take another 'Deflategate' shot at Patriots

Trump: "I don't know what that means, but it sounds tremendous". One highlight from the sketch was Putin's gift of an "elf on a shelf" to Trump-telling him he should keep it out year-round and put ...

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Oil rises on Goldman forecast, signs producers complying with cuts

Oil rises on Goldman forecast, signs producers complying with cuts

My comment below is a copy of the comment I made about the OPEC agreement of cutting its production by 1.2 million barrels a day about a week ago. Light, sweet U.S. The report equally noted that t...

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Tsunami warning after strong quake off Papua New Guinea

Tsunami warning after strong quake off Papua New Guinea

Geological Survey said. New Zealand issued an official tsunami warning on Saturday following an quake off Papua New Guinea initially measured with a magnitude of 8.0 by the United States Geological ...

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'Cut it out': Obama recalls warning Putin over USA election cyberattacks

Then-secretary of state Clinton seemed to side with the protestors , saying she had "serious concerns" about the elections and calling for a "full investigation". "It happened in part because for too...

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Birth defects seen in 6 per cent of United States pregnancies with zika

In a press release issued Wednesday, the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services recommends that all pregnant women who live in or have traveled to Brownsville be tested for Zika. The h...

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Militants rob Rs 11 lakh from bank in Pulwama

Militants rob Rs 11 lakh from bank in Pulwama

This was the third bank robbery by suspected militants in the Valley since the Centre's announcement of demonetisation. After being informed about the robbery, the J&K police and CRPF in strength ar...

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Garuda Indonesia launches India flights

The issue figured prominently during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesia President Joko Widodo as they deliberated on developments in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and beyond. The...

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Alaska closes Virgin America buy to create 5th largest USA airline

The four big USA airlines by passenger traffic are American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc, United Airlines Inc and Southwest Airlines Co, following years of consolidation within the industry...

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Legalize pot sales for 18 and older

The organization says there should be an age limit for smoking pot and offered a wide-range of other recommendations that might not sit well with legalization supporters. They can also grow up to 12 p...

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Recounts Bring Stein Publicity That Eluded Her On The Trail

Recounts Bring Stein Publicity That Eluded Her On The Trail

District Judge Paul S. Diamond in Philadelphia said he will rule Monday on the recount bid by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein in Pennsylvania, where Republican Donald Trump won, be...

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Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants

Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants

A Tunisian man accused of being the captain of a migrant boat that sank killing nearly 700 people was found guilty of multiple manslaughter and people-smuggling on Tuesday and sentenced to 18 years in...

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Romney confirms he's not Trump's pick for secretary of state

Romney confirms he's not Trump's pick for secretary of state

Trump is expected to announce his choice for the top diplomatic post on Tuesday, with many sources reporting that the President-elect has settled on Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson. In March, he said th...

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Guterres pledges reform of United Nations

After being sworn in by General Assembly President Peter Thomson, Guterres addressed the 193 member nations, saying the U.N. must work to simplify, decentralize and make more flexible its sprawling bu...

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Snowden Leak: British Intelligence Calls Israel "True Threat" To Middle East

The bulky and outrageously expensive Airfones of the 1990s may be long gone from commercial airplanes in the U.S., but passengers on some flights overseas can now use their cell phones to make calls...

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EU starts legal action against 4 states over VW emissions

The European Commission launched legal action on Thursday against authorities in seven EU nations including Germany and Britain for failing to crack down on emissions cheating exposed by the Volkswage...

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Michigan GOP elector launches website urging vote for Trump

Donald Trump is leading there-but if a mere thirty-seven members of the Electoral College were to switch their votes later this month- it would be chaos. "We're going to take a look at legislation to ...

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Taiwan's President: A Phone Call 'Doesn't Mean A Policy Shift'

Taiwan's President: A Phone Call 'Doesn't Mean A Policy Shift'

The Global Times' Chinese edition hit Trump for his "inability to keep his mouth shut", and his "provocation and falsehoods", according to AFP. While there have been sharp differences between B...

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Biden teases possible 2020 presidential run

Biden teases possible 2020 presidential run

On Monday evening, Biden returned to the Senate, where he served for 36 years as a DE senator and another eight as vice president, to preside over a vote on a $1.8 medical research bill. Senate Majori...

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Trump Slams Jill Stein In Tweet, Calls Recount Effort A 'Scam'

Trump Slams Jill Stein In Tweet, Calls Recount Effort A 'Scam'

Philadelphia's recount netted Clinton five additional votes, 4 from absentee ballots and one from a provisional ballot. Six counties completed their work as of Monday morning, with the margin betwee...

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Haifa fire overcome but others rage elsewhere in Israel

Haifa fire overcome but others rage elsewhere in Israel

On Friday, Nov. 25, new blazes broke out in the Jerusalem area. A US Supertanker, considered the largest firefighting aircraft in the world, joined the emergency operation on Saturday. Wildfires ...

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Congress Deals Obama Defeat on Iran Sanctions

Congress Deals Obama Defeat on Iran Sanctions

U.S. officials said the ISA's renewal would not violate the nuclear agreement between Tehran and six major powers, under which Iran curbed its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of West...

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Iraqi forces say 1000 Islamic State fighters killed in Mosul

An Iraqi injured boy who was wounded in Mosul during the fighting between the Iraqi forces and the Islamic State militants, receives medical treatments inside an emergency room at Rojava hospital, in ...

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Time puts 'devil horns' on cover-boy Donald Trump?

Time puts 'devil horns' on cover-boy Donald Trump?

Those close to the selection process have said that Trump has begun moving away from both Romney and another former front-runner for the post, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. "We're going to...

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IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

Iraqi forces, backed the US -led global coalition, launched a c. "The problem is made worse by the lack of available forces that can successfully close the noose around Mosul and get ISIS to divert re...

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EU fines three major banks over interest rate rigging

EU fines three major banks over interest rate rigging

The EU's antitrust watchdog said the banks colluded on manipulating euro interest rate derivative pricing elements and exchanged sensitive information "to distort the normal course of pricing". The Co...

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At least 36 dead in plane crash in Pakistan mountains

According to military's media wing, army troops and helicopters have been dispatched to the crash site for rescue efforts. "The ATR aircraft flight had 42 passengers, including nine women and two in...

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Matteo Renzi resigns as Italian premier after losing referendum

Matteo Renzi resigns as Italian premier after losing referendum

Italy's youngest-ever premier, Renzi, 41, miscalculated that voters would approve reforms his center-left government championed. "Budget law approved. On Monday, President Sergio Mattarella asked Re...

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May agrees to outline Brexit plans if MPs back her timetable

Labour, which has been demanding more information, has called the debate. However, May turned the tables on Labour by publishing an amendment effectively accepting the motion, while also proposing...

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Ex-Sen. Dole facilitated Trump call with Taiwan's leader

Analysts say it could provoke military confrontation with China if pressed too far. He said the transits were "based on long-standing USA practice, consistent with the unofficial nature of our rel...

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Powerful quake kills almost 100 in Indonesia's Aceh province

Indonesia was the hardest hit, with more than 120,000 people killed in Aceh. Many victims had suffered broken bones and gashes and had to be treated in hospital corridors and hastily erected disaste...

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Strike on Syrian army was 'regrettable error', Pentagon says

Strike on Syrian army was 'regrettable error', Pentagon says

One intelligence analyst expressed skepticism that the forces on the ground were ISIS fighters, but it was not widely distributed. "We believe those forces were aligned with the Syrian regime, mor...

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Irish secondary school pupils ranked fifth at reading in global study

Irish secondary school pupils ranked fifth at reading in global study

According to a major worldwide study released today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Canadian students are among the highest achievers in the world in science , m...

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KP bodies demand sedition case against Farooq Abdullah

Shabbir Shah said that if NC patron was true to his words, he should resign from the so-called Assembly and other government posts and join hand with the pro-freedom leadership to fight against India ...

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French Premier Valls Expected to Launch Presidential Bid

With the country struggling to shake off its economic malaise and unnerved by terrorism and ethnic divisions, Fillon and the anti-European Marine Le Pen have established themselves as front runners, w...

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TMC slams WB Governor for his remarks on Army deployment

Opposition parties, including the Congress, BSP, SP and Trinamool Congress, on Friday targeted the government in the Rajya Sabha over deployment of Army at toll plazas in West Bengal. "So why suddenly...

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