• Karl Rove: Conway's Slam on Romney Makes Trump 'Look Weak'

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    Do you think Mitt Romney could be a loyal secretary of state for Donald Trump? Romney called Trump a "phony" and a "fraud" during the Republican primary and said his refusal to release his tax returns - which could be hiding a "bombshell" - disqualified him from sitting in the Oval Office.
  • USA students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science

    USA students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science

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    The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement published the results of the study, which has been conducted every four years since 1995, on Tuesday. But its position fell in some of the tables because other countries had improved faster. However, it's unclear if they made a difference in the results of the tests.
  • Fillon declares victory in presidential primary

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    The victor, either Francois Fillon or Alain Juppe, will most likely represent the entire French political mainstream against the National Front's Marine Le Pen, in another test of the anti-establishment anger in Western countries that saw Britain vote to leave the European Union and Americans elect Donald Trump as president.
  • Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

    Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

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    One woman said she wasn't sacrificing time with her family at all. Shoppers also filled their carts with items besides doorbusters, like holiday trees and high-end chocolates. Some stores believe it's not worth opening on Thanksgiving since the sales are spread out. Mall of America is suspending operations on the holiday, though individual stores in the mall can choose to stay open.
  • Oil market static in thin trade ahead of OPEC meeting next week

    Oil market static in thin trade ahead of OPEC meeting next week

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    The market "is taking it easy ahead of a long weekend (in the United States) and uncertainty over OPEC", said Bjarne Schieldrop, chief commodities analyst with SEB Bank in Oslo. The country is OPEC's top oil exporter, and wields the most political power among the group of producers. Oil prices fell sharply Friday after Saudi Arabia pulled out of a scheduled meeting with Russian Federation and other oil producers outside the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
  • Palestinians try to Assess the Meaning of a Trump Presidency

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    Herschman said that Jerusalem city officials had previously stated their intent to exploit the election result to boost settlement building. The plan for 500 units in Ramat Shlomo, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhood in East Jerusalem of about 20,000, had been on hold since 2014, Ir Amim said.
  • North Dakota leaders urge Obama for pipeline completion

    North Dakota leaders urge Obama for pipeline completion

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    The organizers hope to prevent progress on the construction of the pipeline as well as draw national attention to the cause. John HoevenJohn HoevenND Republicans demand Obama approve Dakota Access pipeline Confirm Jennifer Klemetsrud Puhl for the Eighth Circuit 10 Senate seats that could flip in 2018 MORE, Rep.
  • No. 10 furious that Farage first British politician to see Trump

    No. 10 furious that Farage first British politician to see Trump

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    Meanwhile, Ukip MEP William Dartmouth said the prime minister Theresa May should appoint Mr Farage as her ambassador in Washington to take advantage of his links to Mr Trump. Mr Farage is the only United Kingdom politician to know and have a good relationship with the most powerful politician in the world. "It's the kind of thing -if we're honest-that men do", he said.
  • New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

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    One of the victims, identified as a male, died at the hospital as a result of his injuries. Police had closed Bourbon between Iberville and Canal Street. Michael Harrison told reporters at the scene that the victims range in age from 20-37. Watch video: #NOPD Chief Harrison and @ MayorLandrieu provide update on shooting on Bourbon St.
  • Aleppo civilians into Syrian government-controlled areas

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    The Syrian army Friday advanced in Aleppo after pounding the city's rebel-held east with airstrikes and shelling that killed dozens, adding to the despair of more than 250,000 civilians under siege. Retaliatory rocket fire by the rebels has killed 18 civilians in the government-held west, 10 of them children, the Observatory reported. It said the dead and wounded soldiers were brought back to Turkey.
  • PM may attend Rajya Sabha today as note war rages on

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    Singh was elected to Parliament defeating BJP heavyweight and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley from the prestigious Amritsar Lok Sabha seat. A senior minister said that though Modi was present in the House, the Opposition did not agree to start the debate and instead raised the demand of having it by bringing adjournment motion which is nothing but a censure against the tainted money purging exercise.
  • Celebration, sorrow mingle after death of Fidel Castro

    Celebration, sorrow mingle after death of Fidel Castro

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    But the island suffered from an exodus of people and capital overseas, mainly to Florida where a large anti-Castro movement thrived. Castro's reign over the island-nation 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Florida was marked by the US -backed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the Cuban Missile Crisis a year later that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
  • Trump Wins Michigan In Closest Race State Has Ever Recorded

    Trump Wins Michigan In Closest Race State Has Ever Recorded

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    It sure is amusing to read comments by a certified Anti-American Anti-Family Liberal Democrat Socialist says, "let's actually follow the Constitution". It is not meant to deny a reasonable judgment by the people. "It is meant to be a circuit breaker - just in case the people go insane", he wrote. "You're going to see more of what I called national TV ads, as opposed to buying the Dayton, Ohio, market out", Trujillo said.
  • Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as new COAS

    Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as new COAS

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    General Hayat also served with the SPD - the wing that oversees the country's nuclear programme. He commanded this division, 10 Corps (Rawalpindi Corps) which is responsible for the most sensitive areas of the country and a position that plays a pivotal role as nearly the entire border with India comes under its jurisdiction.
  • Iran Condemns Attack on Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq

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    The terrorists launched such attacks to compensate for the repeated defeats they have suffered recently, Qasemi said. Isil claimed the attack in a brief statement carried by its Aamaq news agency, saying it was a suicide truck bomb. "Numerous victims were pilgrims returning from the Arbaeen commemoration in the City of Karbala", the statement quoted the United Nations envoy to Iraq and the UNAMI chief Jan Kubis as saying.
  • El Salvador rattled by earthquake off Pacific coast

    El Salvador rattled by earthquake off Pacific coast

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    A Pacific Ocean quake with a 7.0 magnitude struck off the coast of El Salvador at 12:43 p.m. (1843 UTC) on Thursday, officials said. US Geological Survey map shows the position of the quake that struck off the coast of El Salvador on Thursday (Friday Philippine time).
  • Dhaka summons Myanmar envoy over Rohingya influx

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    The conflict in Myanmar's northwestern state of Rakhine has sent hundreds of Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh and poses a serious challenge to Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi, who swept to power a year ago on promises of national reconciliation.
  • Murray ends season as No. 1, beats Djokovic at ATP finals

    Murray ends season as No. 1, beats Djokovic at ATP finals

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    The victor of the clash on Sunday will also walk away with the year-ending number one spot. "I would like to try and stay there, obviously". And the momentum didn't stop there, the backhand slice proving its worth with yet another break from the first game of the second set.
  • Putin says Russia works to develop new weapons

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    While Trump had said during the campaign that he may visit Russian Federation before the inauguration, only unofficial contacts are now likely before January 20, according to Putin's foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov. Germanys Merkel, for her part, said she was approaching the incoming Trump administration with “an open mind” and was encouraged that the presidential process in the US was “working smoothly” so far.