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The Observatory said government forces continued their bombing of the remaining rebel areas on Monday, including airstrikes on Bustan al-Qasr, near the government-controlled western part of Aleppo, and al-Fardous. US and Russian military experts and diplomats are meeting in Geneva on Saturday to work out details of the rebels' exit from eastern Aleppo. He was speaking after a meeting in Paris of governments that back the Syrian opposition.
  • Vardy back with hat-trick as Leicester shock Man City

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    He's fit. I love midfield players. "The way we played in the season, except a few times, was quite good". "There are people [at Manchester City] who believe in me a great deal and have given me a desire to work hard and make sure I don't disappoint them".
  • Trump rejects intel, lawmakers vow probe of Russia hacking

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    Trump dismissing the intelligence presented to him is one thing. The GAI report claimed that Obama had only attended 42 percent of his briefings between January 20, 2009 and September 29, 2014, pulling its data from the president's public schedule as reported by WhiteHouse.gov and Politico.
  • Cyclone Vardah gains momentum, may bring rains on Monday

    Cyclone Vardah gains momentum, may bring rains on Monday

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    With meteorology experts stating that cyclone Vardah will make landfall close to Nellore or Ongole on December 12, a red alert has been sounded for Kavali, Allur, Chinnaganjam and their surrounding areas as they stand to be the most affected by the storm.
  • Jill Stein is called a 'common criminal' during news conference

    Jill Stein is called a 'common criminal' during news conference

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    The court filing described the Green Party-backed voters who filed the case "regular citizens of ordinary means" who can not afford the $1 million bond ordered by the court by Monday, the Associated Press reported. Goldsmith ruled that Stein demonstrated "a credible threat that the recount, if delayed, would not be completed" by December 13, a federal deadline for guaranteeing that the electors MI certifies for casting its presidential votes are accepted by Congress.
  • Union head defends local leader in Trump spat

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    But Jones told the newspaper that he's focusing on the work at hand for his union - and he thinks Trump should focus on his own work, too. The 1,100 figure includes 350 jobs that Jones said Carrier had said would remain in IN from the start - but that both Trump and Pence had sought to claim credit for saving to bolster their efforts.
  • Iran's Rouhani says will not let Trump rip up nuclear deal

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    At any rate, heavy water is not risky in any way, not radioactive nor of any value in any form of weaponry. Plutonium used in nuclear weapons can be extracted from the spent fuel of such reactors. "The US, as a part of the five plus one , is one of our enemies and wants to pressure us". Iran vows not to let President-elect Donald Trump to rip up its nuclear agreement that was signed with world powers, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday.
  • Singapore students bag education 'World Cup'

    Singapore students bag education 'World Cup'

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    China, Japan, Korea, Canada, Switzerland, Estonia, Australia and New Zealand were among the other top-performing countries. "It trained many teachers and students for the latest global snapshot of student performance, but our country is still lagging behind leading countries in education and has made no progress at all in worldwide rankings ", he said .
  • Shoplifting suspect stabs officer at South Carolina Walmart

    Shoplifting suspect stabs officer at South Carolina Walmart

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    Williamson ended up at a Walmart on Bush River Road around 9:30 p.m. Police were called to the scene about a suspected shoplifting report involving Williamson not yet knowing he was an escaped inmate. Holbrook says Williamson did not resist being arrested and told officers he was the escaped inmate they were looking for. He was serving a life sentence on a conviction for armed robbery and assault and battery with intent to kill.
  • Lok Sabha Speaker Mahajan Adjourns House Over Demonetisation Uproar

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    Earlier, raising the issue, CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury said he had given a notice under Rule 267 to suspend business of the day to discuss the decision that will "ruin Indian farmers" while "MNCs will rake in super-profits". Sharma further said the demonetisation has shutdown India's economy and made it cashless. Thrashing Opposition demand for PM Modi's presence throughout the debate, Jaitley said, "Halfway through the debate you (opposition parties) disrupt it".
  • Champs Mercedes taking the amusing route to fill Rosberg-shaped vacancy

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    The fact that Rosberg qualified in the top two at every race from the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix until his retirement - an impressive 27 consecutive races - is testament to that. McLaren have not won a race since 2012 and have under-performed since the start of their new partnership with Honda in 2015, finishing sixth overall this year and ninth out of 10 teams in 2015.
  • Joe Biden sort-of teases a 2020 presidential run

    Joe Biden sort-of teases a 2020 presidential run

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    The former senator and current meme-in-chief was reflecting on how much he enjoyed working in the chamber over his long career, when he teased his presidential run. He returned to the US Senate on Monday after it voted to rename a piece of legislation after his late son Beau, who died of brain cancer past year.
  • Too Early to Talk About BJP-AIADMK Alliance: Venkaiah Naidu

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    Jayalalithaa lived in a palatial 24,000 square feet bungalow in posh Poes Garden in Chennai , which, according to media reports, was bought by her in 1967 for a mere Rs 1.32 lakh and is today believed to be worth Rs 90 crore. Another AIADMK senior said that Sasikala had always been a backroom worker. It is said Sasikala may pitch for the general secretary post though the it may not be smooth sailing as there are other interested parties.
  • Judge denies mistrial request in church slayings

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    Cartridge cases and magazines were found "all around the room", which was "indicative of somebody moving while shooting...changing magazines". Earlier in the day, prosecutors played church surveillance video that showed Roof entering through a side door - then slipping out while holding a handgun and wearing a blood-splattered shirt.
  • Ghana's opposition candidate 'confident' he's won

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    In his first comment since the election, Mahama said on Twitter on Friday he would wait for official results, in a seemingly softer tone from Thursday when a senior member of his National Democratic Congress (NDC) camp said Mahama was ahead.
  • Iran condemns US Senate vote to extend sanctions

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    Rouhani promised a "prompt response" from Iran if the US sanctions are extended. "We are committed to an acceptable implementation of the deal". Ghasemi, echoing Khamenei's stance, did not say what action Iran would take, but said in comments reported by state news agency IRNA, " Iran has shown its commitment to its global agreements, but we are also prepared for any possible scenario".
  • Iraqi leader predicts IS collapse in Mosul

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    Six weeks into a major offensive, Iraqi forces have captured almost half of Eastern Mosul, moving from district to district against ISIL snipers, suicide attackers and auto bombs, Iraqi News reported. president-elect, Donald Trump, had promised extra support for his government. "I couldn't bomb with artillery or tanks, or heavy weapons. Planes from the coalition force and the air force are restricted because of the civilians".
  • Pakistan International Airlines plane 'disappears' on flight to Islamabad

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    More than 40 people, including passengers and crew were reportedly onboard the flight, and while the wreckage was found and 21 bodies were recovered, Reuters reports that it is unlikely there will be any survivors of the crash. All 47 people on board a PIA plane, including popular pop singer-turned-Islamic preacher Junaid Jamshed and two foreigners, were feared dead today as their Islamabad-bound flight crashed in a hilly area near Pakistan's garrison town of Abbottabad.
  • Jill Stein Changes Course With New Suit Seeking PA Recount

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    Trump surpassed the 270 electoral votes needed to win, with 306 electoral votes, and the recount would have to flip the result to Clinton in all three states to change the overall result. Judge Mark Goldsmith ordered the recount of the presidential votes cast in MI to begin Monday at noon. Republicans appealed that ruling Monday. These are all battleground states in which Trump narrowly beat opponent Hillary Clinton .
  • Police identify 4 in unruly Penn State victory mob

    Police identify 4 in unruly Penn State victory mob

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    The semifinal winners will meet for the national title January 9 in Tampa, Florida. Washington (12-1) is one of only four teams still competing for a national championship, one year removed from needing a victory in its 2015 season finale to qualify for a bowl game.