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Many of the Kurdish groups have been labeled by Turkey as terrorist organizations, including the People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Democratic Union Party (PYD). It said that such weapons deliveries would pose a "direct threat" to Russian warplanes, military personnel, and diplomatic staff in Syria. "We therefore view the step as a hostile one".
  • Kellyanne Conway Will Serve As Counselor to President-Elect Trump

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    The transition team announced Wednesday that Trump picked Peter Navarro to head the newly formed White House National Trade Council. Those who have anxious about Trump's personal attacks and affinity for Twitter hope that Conway will continue to keep the president-elect focused on his policies and messaging, turning the unconventional and uncensored candidate into one with more traditional presidential qualities.
  • In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group's Kremlin ties

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    In early December, CrowdStrike accused the Fancy Bear hackers of cyberattacks on Hillary Clinton campaign headquarters, as well as on Democratic National Committee, in order to secure victory of Republican Donald Trump. By leveraging a mobile application for military purposes, Crowdstrike argued that Russian forces are delivering on what Moscow's military thinkers describe as the "the practical application of full-spectrum combat".
  • Ikea Dresser Tip-Over Cases Settled For $50 Million, says Feldman Shepherd

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    Curren Collas of West Chester, Pa., Camden Ellis of Snohomish, Wash., and Ted McGee of Apple Valley, Minn., all boys, died after IKEA's Malm dresser toppled over and fell on top of them. Since 1989, four other deaths involving Ikea drawers were reported to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Independent reports . The Malm dressers had been under criticism for a while, and in fact were the subject of a less stringent US recall past year that called for "repairs" and also ...
  • Here's all the new info we've learned about the Berlin lorry attack

    Here's all the new info we've learned about the Berlin lorry attack

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    His fingerprints have been found inside the cab of the lorry. Three days after a truck slammed into a Christmas market in Berlin, authorities across Europe searched Thursday for the chief suspect in the attack, who German officials identified as a Tunisian man who was supposed to have been deported months ago.
  • China returns underwater drone taken in South China Sea

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    The USS Mustin received the vehicle for the United States in global waters approximately 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines, near where it was taken, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement. Instead, China Daily announced earlier today that "Drone discovered by China returned to U.S.". The drone incident has raised fresh concerns about China's increased military presence and aggressive posture in the energy-rich South China Sea, through which about ...
  • Nike keeps running as earnings beat estimates

    Nike keeps running as earnings beat estimates

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    The company stock was upgraded to Buy from Hold, wrote analysts at HSBC Securities, in a research note issued to clients on Monday December 05, 2016. Nike has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $62.99. (NYSE:NKE) for the current quarter is -4.4 percent. Nike's payout ratio is 32.43%. On 7/25/2016 Hilary K Krane, EVP, sold 100,000 with an average share price of $56.99 per share and the total transaction amounting to $5,699,000.00.
  • King condemns terror attacks in Ankara, Berlin

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    German police said Tuesday morning that investigators now believe the truck was " intentionally directed" into the crowd. Police have begun investigations which point to a possible terrorist attack. The impact of a possible terror attack in Germany this week is already being felt around the world as security officials at Christmas markets and other high-traffic areas in NY and other major USA cities ramp up their efforts.
  • 30 die of alcohol poisoning in Russian Federation from bath lotion

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    Dmitry Berdnikov, the mayor of the Siberian city, declared a state of emergency on Monday and banned the sale of all medical and household products containing alcohol. Investigators say all the victims are the residents of one Novo-Lenino neighborhood. Cheap perfume and facial toner containing alcohol are sold in the region without the kind of trading restrictions that are imposed on alcoholic drinks, Agence France-Presse reported , and those who buy them for drinking are often the most ...
  • Donald Trump Rally in Mobile, Alabama

    Donald Trump Rally in Mobile, Alabama

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    At the end of the night, he joked that he offered to buy the Clinton campaign's fireworks "for five cents on the dollar". Colby Cooper said he became "overzealous" while trying to ensure that expectations of Trump's advance team were met.
  • Merriam-Webster names 'surreal' word of the year

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    In case you need a refresher, " surreal " is defined as "marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream", so all those times this year where you were wondering if life really is this weird, you weren't alone. Bottom line? A lot of people thought the election of Donald Trump was surreal , and even more had no idea what the word means. The folks behind the dictionary's Twitter account encouraged people to look up other words.
  • Apple Set to Appeal EU Tax Ruling This Week

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    Apple's general counsel Bruce Sewell told Reuters news agency that the EC had ignored tax experts roped in by the Irish authorities. Apple's Ireland-based headquarters means it pays a 12.5 per cent rate of corporation tax, but the EU Commision said Ireland had allowed them to pay even less - around 1 per cent.
  • Ronaldo revels in 'dream year' after Club World Cup hat-trick

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    Ronaldo's week sums a surreal 2016 for the 31-year-old which has seen him also win the UEFA Champions League with Real in May as well as the European Championship with Portugal in July. Kashima Antlers, champions of the J-League (Japanese first division), frightened Real Madrid during the contest, taking a surprise 2-1 lead after 51 minutes.
  • Oil Prices At 17-Month High

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    Other oil producers including Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have notified customers that they will cut from January. The kingdom is the de facto leader of the 13-member OPEC cartel, and was largely responsible for championing last month's deal despite Iran's refusal to reduce output.
  • Limestone under 'slight risk' of severe storms; winter weather advisory issued

    Limestone under 'slight risk' of severe storms; winter weather advisory issued

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    The weekend will conclude with single-digit lows and wind chills of zero or below Sunday night and Monday morning. The gusty winds were anticipated to ease by this afternoon. The winter weather advisory had predicted 2 to 4 inches of new snow for the Toledo area by midnight Friday, followed by a change to mixed precipitation that was expected to continue as late as 9 a.m.
  • Obama Vows Retaliation For Suspected Russian Hacking

    Obama Vows Retaliation For Suspected Russian Hacking

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    He continued: "And I know that there have been folks out there who suggest somehow that if we went out there and made big announcements and thumped our chests about a bunch of stuff, that somehow that would potentially spook the Russians, but keep in mind that we already have enormous numbers of sanctions against the Russians".
  • Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout

    Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout

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    In a memorandum to the president, the Congress and several other opposition parties said they were "extremely pained by this trampling of our democratic rights" and warned the currency move could bring "economic disaster". Singh appeared to give a patient hearing to the veteran leader, but was seen hardly reacting. The whole concentration of the Opposition was on demonetsation.
  • Why Zika Is So Dangerous During Pregnancy

    Why Zika Is So Dangerous During Pregnancy

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    Among 117 live births among women infected with Zika, 42% of infants were found to have abnormalities on clinical examination, imaging, or both. "Although microcephaly has been widely discussed in relation to ZIKV infection, it is important to note that other findings such as cerebral calcifications and fetal growth restriction were present more frequently", the researchers reported.