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Barcelona six behind Real Madrid after draw

Barcelona six behind Real Madrid after draw

Luis Enrique calls Barcelona's draw at Real Sociedad the club's worst game since he became manager in 2014. Gerard Pique admitted to the fact that Real Madrid are now the best team in Spain's top flight. Madrid are flying high atop La Liga, six points clear of their rivals ahead of Saturday's encounter at Camp Nou . The loss also put an end to Barcelona's 39-game unbeaten streak. Read More

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UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The resolution aims to curb North Korea's coal exports - the top external revenue source for the impoverished state - by more than 60 percent, a USA official said earlier. Over the first 10 months of 2016, China imported 18.6 million tonnes of coal from North Korea, up nearly 13 percent from a year earlier. North Korean exports to the end of 2016 will now be capped at $53.5 million, or one million metric tonnes. Read More

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Former Romney aide says Conway is 'not a fan'

But Romney is still in the running in order to appease the standard conservative base that Trump didn't quite satisfy during election season. There have even been rumblings that if Romney wants the job, then Trump has asked him to publicly apologize for the things he said about Trump during the Republican primary season. Read More

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Sanders calls for assessment of Electoral College

Sanders calls for assessment of Electoral College

With the electoral votes of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - although MI is still outstanding - in hand, Trump exceeded the 270-vote threshold in the Electoral College, and that appears to have been the decisive factor in his election win. I was never a fan of the Electoral College until now. Legal scholars have argued that the Electoral College was originally enacted partially because it enabled the southern states, which were against abolishing slavery, to disenfranchise slaves, as well as ... Read More

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Police identify suspect in newborn's kidnapping

Sesmas was booked into the Dallas County jail on outstanding warrants. Last Thursday, the case of "Baby Sophia" took Kansas by storm; it began when Wichita mother Laura Abarca-Nogueda was found murdered. Police tracked down Sesmas and arrested her early Saturday morning at the Dallas home she shares with her boyfriend, son and niece. Three other people in the home were also transported to the Dallas Police Department to be questioned. Read More

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Pakistan Appoints an 'Extremely Professional' Army Chief

Pakistan Appoints an 'Extremely Professional' Army Chief

The US Embassy also felicitated newly appointed Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat and recognised the dedicated service of General Rashad Mahmood. "He will go down in history as one of our best and most popular army chiefs". This news story is related to Print/168126-Gen-Hayat-Gen-Bajwa-greeted/ - breaking news , latest news , pakistan ne. Read More

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Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

Fillon insists "Russia poses no threat" to the West, while Juppe wants France to continue putting pressure on Putin on various fronts. Fillon led by 67 per cent to 33 per cent with nearly all the polling stations having reported. In his victory speech, Fillon vowed to build a fairer society for all French people and to completely change the country's software. Fillon, a career politician and prime minister from 2007-12, has warned that France is "on the verge of revolt" and believes ... Read More

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Israel Bombs Alleged IS Militant Hideout in Syria

Col. Peter Lerner said his soldiers returned fire towards Syria before an Israeli aircraft engaged, striking the vehicle and killing its passengers. Israel has responded to these cases lightly, with limited reprisals on Syrian positions in response to the errant fire. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said the soldiers had "successfully repelled an attempted attack on the triangle of borders", referring to the point where Israel, Syria, and Jordan converge. Read More

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Chinese paper warns Singapore military

Chinese paper warns Singapore military "hypocrisy" could harm relations

While Hong Kong runs a separate government system from mainland China under the terms of its handover from Britain to China in 1997, including customs, Beijing has the right to get involved in issues related to foreign affairs and defense. "APL was required to comply with all regulations including. obtaining the necessary permits required to transit through ports", a ministry statement said. Read More

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OndoDecides: INEC officially declares Rotimi Akeredolu governor-elect

OndoDecides: INEC officially declares Rotimi Akeredolu governor-elect

Eyitayo Jegede, scored 150,380 votes and the Alliance for Democracy candidate, Chief Olusola Oke, came third with 126,889 votes. The APC candidate won 244,842 votes while the PDP, scored 150, 380 votes and the AD, scored 126, 889 votes. The Returning officer in the Ondo state governorship election, Prof . "As far as I am concerned, nobody should blame APC or any other person for Jegede's travails". Read More

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Syrian troops capture Aleppo stronghold from rebels

Syrian troops capture Aleppo stronghold from rebels

Global pressure resulted in aid reaching the rebel-held town of Madaya and Shia towns of Kefraya and Foua earlier this year after evidence of mass starvation emerged but many other areas remain cut off by fighting and in desperate need. "We can barely get one bottle of powdered milk a month", said Abdullah Hanbali, who worked as an engineer before the war. Damascus says east Aleppo residents and surrendering fighters are free to leave but accuses the rebels of using civilians as " human ... Read More

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US President-elect Donald Trump appeals for unity

Trump added that he's "MAKING PROGRESS - Will know soon!" " Carrier has had discussions with the incoming administration and we look forward to working together", Carrier said on Twitter. Trump moved to broaden his cabinet's base on Wednesday, nominating two women, including South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley - whose parents are Sikh immigrants from India - as USA ambassador to the United Nations. Read More

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Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

West Indies would have been in the decider if it had lost one less wicket by the time the weather intervened. Captain Graeme Cremer made no secret of his intention to starve West Indies' batsmen of boundaries as a route towards building pressure at the beginning of this series, and if his batsmen are able to cobble together a score , scoreboard pressure in the chase may be Zimbabwe's best way to find a route past West Indies . Read More

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Somali Forces Arrest Suspect in Deadly Market Attack

Somali Forces Arrest Suspect in Deadly Market Attack

More than a dozen people were also injured in the attack, which took place at a busy marketplace in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu . Witnesses say they saw several bodies at the scene of the blast which was near the vegetable market. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, however the attack is nearly identical to a number of attacks by the extremist terrorist group, al-Shabaab. Read More

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Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins on her professional debut

Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins on her professional debut

With Kopinska cut around her nose and forced onto the ropes as Taylor landed telling head shots, it was no surprise to see the referee step in to call an end to the contest after 58 seconds of round three. "It looks like we're set for March 18 at Madison Square Garden after discussions with Tom Loeffler (Golovkin's promoter)". She has been grateful for the short turnaround between that bout, on August 15, and her pro debut as she bids to raise the profile of women's boxing in the United ... Read More

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Appoints New Army Chief

Pakistan's Prime Minister Appoints New Army Chief

Lt Gen Zubair Hayat will be the next CJCSC of the country. Bajwa has commanded 16 Baloch Regiment, an Infantry Brigade and Infantry Division in Northern Areas ( Commander FCNA). No other Army in the world has achieved such success against terrorism. The Northern Areas in Pakistan are the Gilgit Baltistan region in PoK, through which China is planning to crave the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Read More

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Angela Merkel says She'll run for a Fourth term as German Chancellor

Angela Merkel says She'll run for a Fourth term as German Chancellor

If she retains power next year, as is expected, she will need to galvanise the European project at a time when the EU executive has embarked on a bitter row with Berlin by pressing it to spend more to lift euro zone growth. Even with her immigration policy casting a shadow on her legacy, there is more than that at stake for Merkel. " I am also part of the people, not just the AfD ", she said. Read More

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7.0-magnitude quake shakes El Salvador, Nicaragua

7.0-magnitude quake shakes El Salvador, Nicaragua

The US Geological Survey has revised this morning's quake from magnitude 7.2 to 7 but a tsunami alert has been issued for 300km of the Central American coastline. El Triunfo is located about 50 miles (80 kms) southeast of San Salvador, the capital. This natural disaster hit shortly after Hurricane Otto made landfall on the eastern shores of Nicaragua. Read More

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Kentucky football game shooting leaves 2 dead

Kentucky football game shooting leaves 2 dead

Broadway beginning at 1:51 p.m., according to a MetroSafe dispatcher. A traditional Thanksgiving football game played by kids in Louisville, Kentucky was ruined Thursday when a shooting killed two men and hurt four others. Hundreds had gathered for the annual Juice Bowl football game at the park, including Mayor Greg Fischer, who was approximately 200 yards from the incident with his security detail and staff members. Read More

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Far-Right Terrorist Thomas Mair Jailed For Jo Cox Murder

Far-Right Terrorist Thomas Mair Jailed For Jo Cox Murder

The court earlier heard that Mair had shouted "Britain first" as he fired three shots at the lawmaker and stabbed her 15 times. 'It is evident from your internet searches that your inspiration is not love of country or your fellow citizens, it is an admiration for Nazis and similar anti-democratic white supremacist creeds...' Asked to give his name at an earlier hearing, he said: "Death to traitors, freedom for Britain". Read More

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Bangladesh presses Myanmar as Rohingya flee across border

Soldiers have poured into the area along Myanmar's frontier with Bangladesh, responding to coordinated attacks on three border posts on October 9 that killed nine police officers. "Difficult as it is for the Bangladesh government to absorb large numbers, it seems to me there is no other choice, because the only other choice is death and suffering", McKissick said. Read More

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What is thunderstorm asthma? Terrifying phenomenon is killing people in Australia

What is thunderstorm asthma? Terrifying phenomenon is killing people in Australia

Thunderstorm asthma occurs when wind and moisture cause pollen to rupture into small particles that can be inhaled, rather than being filtered out by the nose, causing an asthma attack. It is understood one man is in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest during the thunderstorm asthma . But as the pollen is broken down into smaller bits by wet weather, they easily can get past the hairs. Read More

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Syrian regime strikes 'kill Turkish soldiers' near al-Bab

Turkey launched its military offensive inside Syria on August 24, seeking to oust Islamic State from a 60-mile stretch of the border days after blaming the group for a deadly bombing in the border city of Gaziantep. "There will certainly be retaliation against these attacks". Security and hospital sources in Turkey also said ISIS militants were behind the attack. Read More

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Trump cancels meeting with New York Times

Instead, it was "like a f-ing firing squad", according to one source cited by the New York Post. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a top Trump ally, hinted on Monday that he viewed Giuliani as the stronger pick. Trump replied his definition was "truth". But he made no mention of the enormous amount of airtime that the networks, especially on cable, devoted to his campaign. Read More

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