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Clapper, Carter recommended Obama fire NSA head

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes has asked Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper - the two reportedly behind the push - to testify before the end of the year. Rogers met with Trump on Thursday in NY without notifying supervisors, which caused an issue with senior administration officials according to The Post . Read More

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More anti-Trump protests

More anti-Trump protests

A man was shot early Saturday on the Morrison Bridge during a protest march. Most polls placed her several points ahead, only to humbled by a clear 290-228 victory for the business mogul. A Portland police SUV was vandalized on Sunday. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Protests were mainly peaceful, but in Portland, Oregon, a man who was participating in a march early Saturday was shot after a confrontation with someone in a vehicle. Read More

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Turkish officers seeking asylum after failed coup, says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief

The NATO chief said the host countries are considering the asylum request of the Turkish officers, without revealing the number of those who have asked for asylum or their reasons. Stoltenberg said he did not see an issue. Mr. Stoltenberg will travel to Istanbul on Sunday for a meeting of alliance parliamentarians and is expected to meet with Turkish. Read More

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Unusual tiff between Fox's Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly

Unusual tiff between Fox's Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly

Kelly wrote in her new memoir, " Settle for More ", that Trump harassed her and complained to Fox News executives after becoming paranoid that she would ask him a pointed question during a primary debate. I was far from the only one", she said on "Dr. Phil" on Tuesday. "You don't like what's happening in the workplace, go to human resources or leave", he told his audience, adding: "Loyalty is good". Read More

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US panel wants to ban China from buying US firms

US panel wants to ban China from buying US firms

The United States and USA businesses attracted a record $64.5 billion worth of deals involving buyers from mainland China this year, more than any other country targeted by Chinese buyers, according to Thomson Reuters data. China contends that Article 15 of the 2001 protocol on China's accession to the World Trade Organization requires members to stop using an alternative, nonmarket economy calculation method in antidumping investigations against China after December 11, 2016, but the US ... Read More

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Merkel bloc to back Steinmeier for president

Merkel's party was knocked out of a ruling coalition two months ago with the centre-left Social Democrats after winning just 17.6 per cent of the vote. Party sources said there is unlikely to be opposition to the plan. If Trump follows through on his promise to forge a closer relationship with Putin, the transatlantic and European front against Russian Federation would crumble, leaving her Putin policy in tatters. Read More

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China bans 'fatty' Kim Jong Un nickname on websites

China bans 'fatty' Kim Jong Un nickname on websites

A two-day non-governmental meeting last month in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, brought North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol and his delegation face-to-face with a four-member United States delegation that included Robert Gallucci, the lead negotiator for a landmark 1994 nuclear freeze deal with Pyongyang , as well as former USA deputy nuclear negotiator Joseph R. Read More

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Israeli parliament gives preliminary OK to settlement bill

Outposts, which are not authorised by the Israeli government, are more contentious than approved settlement building - although any Israeli construction over the 1967 Green Line is viewed by the global community as illegal. The legislation offers monetary compensation or alternative plots to Palestinians who own land on which settlers have built homes without a formal state go-ahead. Read More

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Four killed in Kabul bombing

Four killed in Kabul bombing

At least four people have been killed by a suicide bomber on a motorbike and wounded several others in a assault on a vehicle taking national security officials in Kabul , in accordance with a security official. The attack was the second this year against the agency. The suicide bomber detonated himself in the Pul Mahmood Khan area in Kabul . No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but Taliban insurgents have recently increased their attacks against Afghan security forces ... Read More

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German lawmaker: Merkel will run again for chancellor

German lawmaker: Merkel will run again for chancellor

Merkel's Christian Democratic bloc (CDU/CSU) had initially sought a conservative candidate, but following Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Sigmar Gabriel's strong insistence, it agreed to support Steinmeier for the presidency. "So she will run, and she will act as a responsible leader", Roettgen said. It would be impossible to count on one person. We need the West, and the West is indispensable. Read More

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Trump to make peace between Israel and Palestine in 'Ultimate Deal'

Biden also revealed that after his son, Beau, died of brain cancer in 2015 at the age of 46, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the first person to extend condolences. Normally a tacit supporter of Israel's self-determination and its programs to smother any attempts at Palestinian independence, the United States has been edging away from Israel under Obama. Read More

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UK approves extradition of British hacker to the US

UK approves extradition of British hacker to the US

The hacktivist, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, has been accused of hacking NASA, the FBI and the US Federal Reserve by US authorities. "What I'm hoping is that the extradition will be refused, and like anybody else here arrested in the United Kingdom, I'll face a trial here and be able to make a case", said Love, speaking to the BBC's Today Programme. Read More

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Google, Facebook Employees Plan to Crack Down on Fake News After Criticism

Google, Facebook Employees Plan to Crack Down on Fake News After Criticism

Facebook Vice President Adam Mosseri acknowledged in August that fake news on Facebook is a problem, and said that the company relies on users to identify it. They can focus on short-term traffic and ad revenue, and if people get fed up with their content, they can simply reboot with a different brand. That was especially true after reports that the company's valued Trending Topics had an anti-conservative bias. Read More

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Trump Pledges Restraint on Twitter as President

Trump Pledges Restraint on Twitter as President

Uploaded to YouTube on November 11, the video is a part of President-elect Trump's 60 Minutes full interview , scheduled to air Sunday, November 13. Trump also gave some teasers about announcements concerning government appointments. Would he feel restrained by last week's presidential election victory to give his thumbs a rest? Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. Read More

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Early signs Donald Trump will honour promise to crack down on immigration

The attorney, self-described as an eternal optimist, conceded his personal outlook on a possibly humble Trump presidency may be unrealistic given the "hateful rhetoric" and immigration platform he campaigned on. Trump accused Mexico of sending rapists and criminals to the US, and famously vowed to build a wall between the countries and force Mexico to pay for it. Read More

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Amid anti-Trump protests, 1 injured in Oregon shooting

The president-elect told The Wall Street Journal that, after speaking with Mr Obama at the White House the day before, he was considering keeping the clause that allows children to stay on their parents' insurance policies. Hundreds of people marched through the city, disrupting traffic and spray-painting graffiti. The protests - held in big cities like NY and Chicago as well as smaller ones, such as Indianapolis, Indiana, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Iowa City , Iowa - were largely ... Read More

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Could Trump trash the Iran deal? Yes, but it's complicated

Could Trump trash the Iran deal? Yes, but it's complicated

Others argue that Iran would have no incentive to pull out of the deal because it's barely begun to revive its economy. He also noted that Washington can not continue spreading "Iranophobia" to win an worldwide consensus against Iran. Security Council resolutions (exporting arms to Palestinian terrorist groups, Hezbollah terrorists, Syrian militias, and Yemeni rebels). Iran has also been caught trying to covertly buy illicit dual-use nuclear technology in Germany. Read More

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The importance of Veterans Day

The importance of Veterans Day

Too many solemn holidays like Memorial Day and Labor Day have become more associated with store sales and days off from school. They do it to protect their families, families like our own. Together as Americans we pay tribute to our country's bravest heroes - our women and men who have worn our nation's uniform. The spelling of Veterans Day is interesting. Read More

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Indians share selfies with Rs 2000 notes as banks witness long cues

Indians share selfies with Rs 2000 notes as banks witness long cues

People having invalid notes are required to either deposit them in their accounts or exchange them with new currency notes. Bank will however report any unusual transaction to Financial Intelligence Unit and tax authorities for scrutiny. Corruption, black money and terrorism can come in the way of a country's robust economic growth. Value credited to their bank accounts can be freely used by issue of cheques or by remitting through various electronic modes of transfer like NEFT, RTGS, ... Read More

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Michelle Obama Wows in White on Her Third Vogue Cover

Despite the pleas, the chances Mrs. Obama returns to the White House appear to be slim - at least, that's what Mr. Obama has said in the past. "I will take the same approach leaving as I did coming in", she said. Because any First Lady, rightfully, gets to define her role. The First Lady looks absolutely stunning on the December cover of 'Vogue , ' wearing a barely-there makeup look and volumized blowout. Read More

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Anti-Trump protests continue around country

Protesters in Portland, Oregon made their feelings quite clear as thousands marched chanting "not our president" and "we reject the president-elect". In another instance, a man came out of his home with a gun after protesters are said to have broken a window at his apartment. Some passers-by cheered them but at least one driver shouted that they should "shut up and accept democracy", the Associated Press news agency reported . Read More

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Boyfriend of missing teen believed to be mom, sister's killer

Boyfriend of missing teen believed to be mom, sister's killer

Investigators and search teams from Texas Equusearch confirmed that a body found Thursday afternoon in a wooded area in Texas City is that of 16-year old Kirsten Fritch, who was the subject of a statewide Amber Alert. He was reportedly being held on a resisting arrest charge that stemmed from an encounter with Texas City police. The girl is the older sister in the family and is still missing. Read More

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Indian-American Kamala Creates History, Wins US Senate Seat

At least two candidates for the House, Pramila Jayapal of Washington State, and Raja Krishnamoorthi of IL, have near-certain chances of winning, while Bera has shown a strong lead in the primary and that could see him re-elected. Harris was attracted by the thoughts of Thurgood Marshall, Charles Hamilton Houston, and Constance Baker Motley - the architects of the Civil Rights Movement and chose to be a lawyer to uphold the interests of the voiceless, making sure that justice is delivered to ... Read More

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Girl still missing, father found dead

Girl still missing, father found dead

Earl LeBlanc at a news conference in Regina. Nia Eastman was believed to be with her father when police issued an Amber Alert, who was found dead from self-inflicted injuries. A business owner in Choiceland, Sask., said Eastman had been renting a house there and dropped in to talk to her pretty much every day. "I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to Nia's mother and family, her community and all those who have been touched". Read More

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IS leaders ordered Paris, Brussels attacks, prosecutor says

IS leaders ordered Paris, Brussels attacks, prosecutor says

He could not say exactly who gave the orders or whether they sent them from a base in Syria or Iraq, the territory run by ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He was once the subject of a campaign by Amnesty International to free him from an Iraqi jail on health grounds. Authorities in France say they have determined the organizer of terror attacks previous year in Brussels and Paris , though they have no idea where he is. Read More

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