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SC Gov. Nikki Haley will be Trump's United Nations ambassador

SC Gov. Nikki Haley will be Trump's United Nations ambassador

Haley is the sixth appointment announced by Trump, a NY real estate magnate who has never held public office, as he works to form an administration following his victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the November 8 election. Haley would be the third consecutive female US ambassador to the United Nations, after Susan Rice and Samantha Power , the current ambassador. "In the six years that followed, our state has reached incredible heights". Read More

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Trump taps Gov. Nikki Haley for ambassador to UN

She is on the board of directors of the Great Lakes Education Project in MI and is the chair of the American Federation for Children , which both favor school choice . "She is passionate about the prospect of making sure that every child in every family, regardless of their economic circumstances, has an opportunity to go to a good school, " he said. Read More

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Natural disaster of 6.1 magnitude registered in Japan, tsunami alert declared

Natural disaster of 6.1 magnitude registered in Japan, tsunami alert declared

There were no immediate signs of widespread damage and only minor injuries were initially reported. The Japan Meteorological Agency says a magnitude-6.1 quake struck Thursday morning off the shore of southern Fukushima prefecture. Japanese authorities have registered more than 80 aftershocks near the eastern country's Fukushima prefecture, after the recent powerful natural disaster, local media reported on Wednesday. Read More

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Japan lifts post-quake tsunami advisories

On Tuesday, November 22nd at around 5:59Am local time, a 7.4 magnitude #earthquake was recorded just off the coast of #fukushima, Japan . Japan's scientists say the magnitude-7.4 natural disaster that hit the Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures on Tuesday was a strong aftershock of the massive Fukushima quake in 2011. Read More

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Cooper, Dem lawmakers urge McCrory to concede in North Carolina governor race

Cooper, Dem lawmakers urge McCrory to concede in North Carolina governor race

Ricky Diaz, a McCrory campaign spokesman, asked in a statement Monday to Politico. The largest complaint was aimed at the Democratic-leaning Durham County; officials unanimously dismissed that complaint on Friday. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of North Carolina by Civitas President Francis X. De Luca against the State Board, Executive Director Kim Westbrook Strach and members of the Board. Read More

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Vikings Find Ways to Win Again

Adam Thielen was the team's leading receiver, hauling in five catches for 65 yards and a score. I think the defense performs Sunday afternoon and hold Johnson to under 100 yards rushing and under 70 yards receiving, but he does score one time in the red zone. Read More

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France's Sarkozy loses primary with hard-line on immigration

France's Sarkozy loses primary with hard-line on immigration

Mr Fillon and Mr Juppe qualified for the second round run-off to decide who should be France's conservative presidential candidate, dashing ex-president Mr Sarkozy's hopes for re-election. Many leftwing voters are thought to have participated in the election - with a significan number voting against Mr Sarkozy . Turnout in the primary first round was higher than anticipated, with nearly four million people taking part. Read More

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U-20 WWC: Unlucky Falconets Crash Out Despite Beating Spain

U-20 WWC: Unlucky Falconets Crash Out Despite Beating Spain

The Falconets walked off the field with their heads high after beating Spain 2-1 in their last group fixture at the PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby. We had lofty dreams of making it to the final or even going one better than we took our country in Canada four years ago. After a heavy defeat in their opening game, the Falconets showed strength and determination to get six points from wins against Canada and Spain. Read More

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What's Ahead for the Affordable Care Act?

With the elected Donald Trump, who as president has promised to repeal and replace Obamacare , McLaughlin anticipates a long-term increase in clinic patients. Last year, 20 percent of uninsured Americans skipped necessary medical care because of its cost. "The ability to take risks is what has made America great", said Ferguson, 56, who lives in South Salem, New York. Read More

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Trump Defends His $25 Million Settlement of Trump University Lawsuits

Trump Defends His $25 Million Settlement of Trump University Lawsuits

In February, he wrote on Twitter, "Trump University has a 98% approval rating". However, he was still bitter that he "did not have the time to go through a long but winning trial". Now that Trump has won the election, a trial would've been both embarrassing and time-consuming. Trump University touted itself as a prestigious academy staffed by instructors hand-selected by the real estate mogul himself. Read More

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Moscow had contacts with Trump team during campaign, Russian diplomat says

He did not give details. A senior government official in Moscow said that the contacts with the Trump campaign had been routine and that they had been carried out through the Russian ambassador in Washington. Trump's group", Peskov said. Trump has shot down suggestions that he had ties to Moscow during his bruising campaign for the White House. The intelligence community has concluded that Russian Federation was responsible for hacking into the emails of the Democratic National ... Read More

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Top Obama officials want Rogers removed as NSA chief

Mike Rogers, a potential pick for national intelligence director in the Trump administration, might be fired in the current Obama administration. Administration and intelligence officials, who insisted on anonymity to detail the private discussions, said the recommendation that Rogers be removed was driven by breaches during Rogers' tenure as leader of the National Security Agency. Read More

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'absolutely confident' of Trump's leadership in the alliance

Mr. Tusk raised the issues of Ukraine and the trans-Atlantic partnership with Mr. Trump. "In my conversation with the President-elect, he expressed a great interest in maintaining our core strategic relationships". Mr Obama met Mr Trump at the Oval Office last Thursday. Despite his celebration this weekend with Nigel Farage - in a Trump Tower golden elevator, no less - the president-elect of the United States is not an anti-European in the sense we in Europe are most familiar with. Read More

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USA condemns proposed Israeli settlement law

USA condemns proposed Israeli settlement law

Several dozen trailers have remained . Amona is the largest of about 100 West Bank outposts built without permission but generally tolerated by the Government. The anti-settlement group Peace Now condemned the bill. That includes Palestinian landowners being offered compensation in exchange for the land being seized. Read More

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Malaysia asks Japan's Abe to convince Trump to support TPP

These fears were voiced in Japan's leading financial publication, the Nikkei Shimbun , "We should be aware that the USA will pay less attention to Asia..." During his election campaign, Trump vowed to drop the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a regional trade pact that covers 12 countries that make up 40 percent of the global economy, saying its enactment would be "catastrophic". Read More

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Madonna joins James Corden on Carpool Karaoke

Madonna joins James Corden on Carpool Karaoke

In another interview with ET he also puts Jay Z on his " Carpool Karaoke " guest wish list. We're expecting an epic vogue-off between the two stars. It comes as no surprise that James has asked Madonna to take part - she is no doubt one of the world's biggest music icons. Madonna finished a concert tour earlier this year. Read More

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Obama arrives in Berlin on final leg of European farewell tour

German government's presidential candidate Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has vowed to, once elected, participate in tough debates to address domestic and global challenges. President George W. Bush caused her to recoil in shock by playfully rubbing her neck at a G8 summit in 2006 and after former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was quoted making sexually explicit comments about her. Read More

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Anti-Obama protesters in Athens to test police ban

Obama stressed the ties of friendship in a brief speech that quoted from ancient Greek statesman and orator Pericles and touched on the Olympic Games originating in ancient Greece. Obama entered the complex through the Propylaea, the monumental gateway that serves as an entrance to the site, and walked along the Parthenon temple, which was dedicated to the goddess Athena, considered the patron god of the city of Athens . Read More

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Obama urges 'course correction' on globalisation

We've seen it across Europe. Obama repeated his assertion Wednesday that the United States commitment to NATO and Europe would continue under Trump's presidency, saying the treaty to protect allies was ironclad. Police and demonstrators clash during a protest against the visit of President Barack Obama in Athens , Greece, Nov. 15, 2016. "There's a growing suspicion - or even disdain - for elites and institutions that seem remote from the daily lives of ordinary people". Read More

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Israeli minister wants new settlement approach under Trump

The ministerial committee defied Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and voted on Sunday to back the bill, which will be debated by parliament on Wednesday and is still some distance from becoming law. The proposed legislation that might apply to an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 Jewish settler homes, states that the Israeli government could use the land in exchange for compensation in the form of either money or alternative land plots. Read More

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Four killed in Kabul bombing

Four killed in Kabul bombing

Four people were killed and more 100 were injured when the attack happened in Mazar-e-Sharif, the provincial capital, Balkh province spokesman Monir Ahmad Farhad said. A worsening security situation is underscored by the strike nearly two years after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officially stopped its combat operations. Read More

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Kaepernick stands behind decision not to vote for president

Kaepernick stands behind decision not to vote for president

Kaepernick, who was raised in Turlock, turned 18 in 2005, but he has not registered to vote in California at any point in the last decade, according to records maintained by the California Secretary of State . Last Wednesday, following Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton, Kaepernick was asked his reaction to the election results. Other athletes have since joined in the gesture, though it has also generated intense backlash, including from Trump himself, who called it "a awful thing" ... Read More

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