• Late season tropical storm forms in the Caribbean
Late season tropical storm forms in the Caribbean

It's expected to make landfall as a Category 1 storm Thursday but will likely weaken as it crosses the mountainous countries and not restrengthen in the Pacific. National Hurricane Center said that Otto, which had maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour, is expected to turn into a hurricane on Tuesday .

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  • Presidential turkey pardons expected for Tater and Tot
Presidential turkey pardons expected for Tater and Tot

On Wednesday, President Obama spoke at the White House about one of the most sacred of holiday traditions: pardoning Tater and Tot . Each 18-week-old bird weighed in at about 40 pounds. President George H.W. Bush became the first to formally issue a reprieve to the turkey , according to the White House, announcing that the bird has "been gran...

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  • For Trump and Republicans, repealing health care is complex and risky
For Trump and Republicans, repealing health care is complex and risky

He acknowledged that Mr. "President Bush could not have been more gracious to me when I came in", Obama said of a man he harshly criticized before taking office. election . Mr Assad "decided that destroying his country, turning and seeing its population scattered or killed was worth it for him to cling to power", Mr Obama said.

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  • Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times
Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times

President-elect Donald Trump will visit The New York Times after all. President-elect Donald Trump is appearing to deny that he is using the powers of his future office to benefit his businesses worldwide. Billionaire investor Wilber Ross was in, reportedly being considered as Commerce Secretary. He said his priorities would be to combat vetera...

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  • Juno Therapeutics halts study after more patient deaths
Juno Therapeutics halts study after more patient deaths

At this point, management wasn't willing to hypothesize why the patients are getting cerebral edemas. In a written statement from agency spokeswoman Andrea Fischer, the FDA said that because of the "great promise" of CAR-T and other cellular therapies, the agency does "everything possible to assist sponsors in advancing clinical development pro...

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  • Where France's conservative candidates stand on the key issues
Where France's conservative candidates stand on the key issues

Fillon has ruled out revoking the law but pledged to amend it to prevent gay couples from being able to adopt children. French media has already started labelling the surprise fore-runner as " Vladimir Putin's friend ", but the Russian president pointed out that while he is not familiar with Fillon's rival in the Republican party - another ex-pri...

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  • Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay to many
Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay to many

Spear said that "by doubling the threshold from its current level of $23,660 to $47,476", the new overtime rule "would have forced millions of salaried professionals to be treated like hourly employees". "At least we would be able to say that a supervisor who is being asked to work 60, 80, 100 hours a week is getting a decent salary for having ...

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  • Trump win prods European diplomats to seek greater role
Trump win prods European diplomats to seek greater role

With many question marks around Trump's foreign policy plans, European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday at talks in Brussels on the need to strengthen Europe's role in world affairs until the future of trans-Atlantic relations becomes clearer.

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  • Trump vows to dump trade agreement on day one
Trump vows to dump trade agreement on day one

The message follows a week of almost back-to-back meetings as Trump's transition team tries to fill the over 4,000 jobs within the White House and government agencies. to increase its clout in Beijing's backyard. China also called at APEC for progress on a separate arrangement, the Free Trade Agreement of the Asia Pacific.

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  • More than 40 killed in renewed Yemen clashes
More than 40 killed in renewed Yemen clashes

The official said that the coalition had recorded 563 violations of the truce by the Houthis and their allies in Yemen's military inside the country during the weekend ceasefire, and 163 more across the border in Saudi Arabia. Fighting has not stopped along any of Yemen's front lines. Eleven rebels and five government soldiers were killed, they a...

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  • HRW: Satellite reveals big destruction in Rohingya villages
HRW: Satellite reveals big destruction in Rohingya villages

On Monday morning, over 500 Rohingyas took shelter on this island. Up to 30,000 people have been displaced by recent violence, according to the United Nations, with hundreds of people fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh to escape persecution.

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  • Turkey sacks 15000 more people as part of coup probe
Turkey sacks 15000 more people as part of coup probe

On November 18, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said a number of Turkish officers serving in NATO command positions had requested asylum following the botched coup of July 15. Gulen , who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999, has denied involvement. "They can not do such a thing", he said. He has accused Western na...

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  • Sanders calls on Trump to apologize for campaign rhetoric
Sanders calls on Trump to apologize for campaign rhetoric

The hard-fought primary campaign made Ms. Clinton a better candidate and moved her toward more progressive policy positions, he said . Sen. In a statement following the news, Sanders said he would be taking a more grassroots approach .

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  • Sanders to Trump: Rescind Bannon appointment, keep promises
Sanders to Trump: Rescind Bannon appointment, keep promises

President Obama, speaking from Greece during his last overseas trip as Commander in Chief denied responsibility for the election of Donald Trump. The letter comes as several members of the Senate are pushing back against Bannon's appointment.

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  • Brightest moon in nearly 69 years lights up sky around globe
Brightest moon in nearly 69 years lights up sky around globe

Because the moon doesn't orbit the Earth in a ideal circle, from time to time it'll be closer or further away. "The difference in distance from one night to the next will be very subtle, so if it's cloudy on Sunday, go out on Monday". That's from the center of the Earth to the center of the moon. It will appear 14% larger and 30 per cent brig...

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  • Merkel Announces Re-Election Bid After Months Of Thinking
Merkel Announces Re-Election Bid After Months Of Thinking

Other forces threaten to further divide it. Mrs Merkel has made it clear that she wants the European Union not simply to survive but to emerge stronger. In the beginning of her political career, she was often underestimated by her mostly male, Catholic, West German party companions who sometimes referred to her condescendingly as "Kohl's girl".

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  • Gold Star family booed on flight
Gold Star family booed on flight

Sgt. Perry's father, Stewart Perry , told reporters that he and his family were booed, jeered, and hissed at by fellow passengers waiting at the gate when an announcement was made giving them special privileges on the flight to meet their son.

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  • Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan
Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan

The natural disaster, which was felt in Tokyo , had a magnitude of 7.4 and was centred off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10 km (6 miles), the agency said. Tepco said on its website that the magnitude-7.4 quake suspended the cooling system at around 6:10 a.m., but the system was restarted at 7:47 a.m. Earthquakes are commo...

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  • Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies at 82
Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies at 82

Universal: Countries Receiving Refugees: That the countries which take in a great number of displaced persons and refugees may find support for their efforts which show solidarity. Cohen will be remembered as one of the world's best-loved singer-songwriters. Mr. Leonard Cohen at the Lightbox on November 12. The Canadian prime minister, Justin Tru...

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  • Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to forget about current league position
Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to forget about current league position

Southampton were obviously very wary of Liverpool's attacking threat and looked dead set against giving them the space to attack early on. Austin had arguably Southampton's best chance as he headed Cedric's cross wide under pressure from Clyne shortly after Joel Matip had been inches away from connecting with a free kick to put Liverpool ...

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