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  • Trump will not pursue probe against Hillary, claims aide

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    At the second presidential debate in early October, Trump threatened Clinton, saying that "if I win, I am going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into your situation". Late Tuesday, Trump arrived for a family Thanksgiving break at his golf resort in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, where onlookers lined the street, taking pictures and cheering as his motorcade pulled in.
  • Commercial flights start between Orlando and Havana

    Commercial flights start between Orlando and Havana

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    For the first time in 60 years, a direct flight from Charlotte to Havana, Cuba , lifted off Wednesday morning. On Monday, Trump tweeted , "If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban-American people and the U.S.as a whole, I will terminate deal".
  • Almost 2000 members of Iraqi forces killed in November

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    The stakes are high for the Iraqi government and its USA backers as they orchestrate a massive, multipronged attack on the Islamic State's largest stronghold in Iraq, which has been under its control for two and a half years. It was not immediately clear what caused the disruption, but residents said they have not had any water supply for days, and were pumping water from wells.
  • Trump rips CNN in tirade over his baseless voter fraud claims

    Trump rips CNN in tirade over his baseless voter fraud claims

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    That's right: Both ex-candidates are pushing this narrative - and both have ample motivation to do so. With some votes still being counted, she is ahead by more than 2 million, about 1.5 percent of the total counted so far. Although Trump won the Electoral College 306-to-232 to beat Democrat Hillary Clinton , he trails by more than 2 million votes nationwide. Over the last month of the campaign, it was clear from state-level polls that Clinton would lose Iowa and OH and might lose ...
  • Bastian Schweinsteiger makes first Man United appearance under Jose Mourinho

    Bastian Schweinsteiger makes first Man United appearance under Jose Mourinho

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    But West Ham's lead didn't last long, as Martial scored twice with another from Ibrahimovic in the second half to dump the Hammers out of the League Cup and book United's place in the last four. Just moments after Ibrahimovic almost latched onto Cheikhou Kouyate's backpass, Payet sent an attempted clearance straight to Ander Herrera, who combined with Antonio Valencia to work the ball to Mkhitaryan.
  • Watch Trevor Noah School Tomi Lahren In Brutal 'Daily Show' Interview

    Watch Trevor Noah School Tomi Lahren In Brutal 'Daily Show' Interview

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    Tomi Lahren, 24 is the host of Tomi for The Blaze . They have not vacated their premises, and, most importantly, to say Black Lives Matter is the new KKK is to really, really minimize what the KKK did and what they stand for. "I want to get to know Tomi ", Charlemagne said . Noah retorted, "I don't believe in that at all when people say that ". It is a unusual thing to say, I'm not angry, ' but that is the one thing...
  • Jill Stein files for recount in Pennsylvania

    Jill Stein files for recount in Pennsylvania

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    The recount is not expected to change the state's victor, and Clinton would not win the White House even if the recount tipped MI alone her way. Could the recount change the outcome of the election? . But the College's electors are scheduled to formally vote on the matter on December 19 and Trump will not officially be declared the victor until he secures at least 270 of their votes.
  • Ivanka Trump subject to light roasting after 'reinventing' the birthday

    Ivanka Trump subject to light roasting after 'reinventing' the birthday

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    In a "letter" that appeared on her Twitter and Instagram feeds, the businesswoman's team said that her existing @IvankaTrump accounts - which have 2.4 million and 1.9 million followers, respectively - will now be for "personal" use. " Dear Ivanka ", Halt Action Group writes, "Racism, anti-Semitism, misogyny, and homophobia are not acceptable anywhere-least of all in the White House".
  • Thousands flee as Syrian army pushes into east Aleppo

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    The monitor said at least 10 civilians were killed in a strike in the Bab al-Nayrab district on Tuesday and reported ongoing clashes in the Shaar and Tariq al-Bab neighbourhoods. "Two, if you look at the actions they have taken at the UN Security Council, they vetoed a resolution that called for aid to be brought into Aleppo and to end the bombardment of Aleppo".
  • Campaign observers monitor Wisconsin recount

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    In Philadelphia, the Board of Elections announced it would meet Thursday morning to review petitions for recounts in 82 of its 1,686 divisions and determine which divisions would be re-examined. Even so, the campaigns for Trump, Clinton and Stein all had observers spread throughout the state to watch the recount. Meachum says the campaign had people in every major county across the state.
  • Turkey: Fire at dormitory for girls kills 12, injures 22

    Turkey: Fire at dormitory for girls kills 12, injures 22

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    The governor added that the 3-storey building had been evacuated as fire crews battled with blazes at the school girls' dormitory. Omar Celik, who represents Adana in parliament, told TV station CNN Turk that the fire swept through a dormitory housing middle and high school students.
  • Minimal changes reported in Dane County as presidential recount begins

    Minimal changes reported in Dane County as presidential recount begins

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    While workers in Dane County will be recounting ballots from 8:30 a.m.to 8 p.m every day through December 12, Gebhard says she does not have the staff of temporary workers to keep the recount going in the evening, much less the weekends. "I've been through 97 elections but I'm counting this one twice", Sun Prairie Clerk Diane Hermann-Brown says. "It's been five years since the last recount and there's been some changes with guidance from the Elections Commission, but I think we're up and ...
  • Asylum protesters shut down question time

    Asylum protesters shut down question time

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    Around 30 shouting demonstrators in a public gallery drowned out the House of Representatives question time. "Passing through screening and going up to the roof internally via the elevators". Paramedics were called in to free them. He said the remark showed political bias and the protester "wasn't hearing words of deterrence and she's involved in the activity today".
  • National anthem must be played in theatres before movies, orders Supreme Court

    National anthem must be played in theatres before movies, orders Supreme Court

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    November 30: The Supreme Court has ordered the playing of the National Anthem on cinema screens and displaying of the national flag mandatory before the beginning of any movie. Indicating that there will be more to come in future from the apex court, the bench said: "When national anthem is sung, the concept of protocol associated with it has its inherent roots in national identity, national integrity and constitutional patriotism".
  • London serial killer sought victims on gay dating sites

    London serial killer sought victims on gay dating sites

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    The psychoactive drug was intentionally administered in fatal doses, the BBC reported , leading to the deaths of four men: Anthony Walgate, 23; Gabriel Kovari, 22; Daniel Whitworth, 21; and Jack Taylor, 25 . A sex attack victim, who can not be identified, told the court he blamed himself for not reporting the assault sooner saying that if he had spoke out, he might have been able to prevent Taylor's death.
  • Malaysian group to hold anti-Najib rally despite ban

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    Security has been tightened Saturday with key roads barricaded in downtown Kuala Lumpur where Bersih and a pro-government group plan to rally despite a police ban. But the US Justice Department - which has filed lawsuits to seize assets it says were purchased with stolen 1MDB money - says the fund was pillaged in an audacious campaign of fraud and theft that involved an unnamed "Malaysian Official 1".
  • Some blacks applaud Castro legacy of racial equality

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    The death of Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro has triggered a variety of emotions - not only in Cuba - but across the world. To them, he was a freedom fighter who cared about improving the lives of all Cubans, regardless of race. "There's been a shift of millennial Cuban-Americans, who are more open to President Obama's policies, " says Cancio, whose father reached Florida on the Mariel Boatlift in the 1980s.
  • Militias cut off jihadists' last supply route to Mosul

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    Another prominent leader of the Popular Mobilisation units, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, said on Wednesday the Shia forces had linked up with the Peshmerga near Sinjar, completing the encirclement of a region that extends from Mosul and Tal Afar.
  • Trump to tap Goldman Sachs alum to be treasury secretary

    Trump to tap Goldman Sachs alum to be treasury secretary

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    The Wall Street veteran has no government experience, but held the position of national finance chairman of the Republican's successful election campaign, and Trump will be hoping he can use his experience at Goldman Sachs to invigorate the U.S.
  • North Lincolnshire UKIP MEP Mike Hookem party's new fisheries spokesman

    North Lincolnshire UKIP MEP Mike Hookem party's new fisheries spokesman

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    The answer, Nuttall says, is to massage the discontent among working class voters that drove the vote to leave the European Union, and harness it to win seats in the British parliament, where it now has only one seat. Evans came in second in the race, with 19.3 percent of the vote, with the remainder going to Rees-Evans. Nuttall managed to reel in 9,622 votes out of the total 15,405 votes that were cast.
  • Turkey has not given up on EU but eyeing alternatives

    Turkey has not given up on EU but eyeing alternatives

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    Last week, Erdogan suggested that Turkey could become part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation - a Eurasian bloc dominated by China and Russian Federation among others. Diplomatic sources say that while Athens is not panicking it remains vigilant as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras prepares to meet with Erdogan to discuss Cyprus, either on December 4 in Dubai or at a later date at another venue.