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Author: 0 Yemeni government says not interested in Kerry's truce announcement

Yemen, on the southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been engulfed in civil war since September 2014 when Houthi rebels swept into the capital Sanaa and overthrew the internationally recognized government. We speak to Yemeni lawyer Kim Sharif . He said that in order to move forward, Iran must "comprehensively change its foreign policies and end hostilities".

World Media Trump lauds Electoral College as Clinton wins popular vote
Author: 0 Trump lauds Electoral College as Clinton wins popular vote

Trump's edge in the Electoral College votes now stands at 290 to Clinton's 232. Every four years, the electoral college creeps back into the lives of American voters. Meanwhile, some lawmakers are wanting to abolish the Electoral College to prevent this from happening again. Defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Wednesday for a renewed fight for a more-inclusive United States despite disappointment over an election loss that laid bare national ...

World Media Islamic State attack on Israel football team foiled
Author: 0 Islamic State attack on Israel football team foiled

Israel won their football match against Albania , 3-0, but played in a different location because of security fears. Kosovo police say they have detained over a dozen people over the last 12 days suspected of plotting terror attacks in the region with the support of the Islamic State (ISIL/ISIS also known as Daesh) terror group, local media report.

World Media India, Israel to boost anti-terror mission
Author: 0 India, Israel to boost anti-terror mission

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin reaffirmed the strong relations between the Jewish state and India in meetings with the leaders of the South Asian country during a state visit Tuesday. "We agreed to intensify our cooperation to combat the forces of extremism and radicalisation that threaten all peace-loving nations". The Prime Minister said both the countries agreed that the global community must act with "resolve and determination" against terror networks and States that harbour them.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton lost. Bernie Sanders could have won

The decision infuriated former president Bill Clinton who argued to campaign officials that they should pay greater attention to the voters who twice boosted her husband to office. "By virtue of those 110,000 votes, we're now going to have the conversation in the Democratic Party that we thought the Republicans were going to have in their party", Rosen said.

World Media Questioning of WikiLeaks' Assange set to continue in London
Author: 0 Questioning of WikiLeaks' Assange set to continue in London

The results of the questioning by an Ecuadoran prosecutor, which began on Monday, will not be provided immediately as the matter still "subject to confidentiality", the Swedish prosecutor's office said in a statement . "Through US counsel, we had reached out to the Obama administration, most recently just a few months ago, and we will continue to do so with future US administrations until the investigation is closed", she continued.

World Media Straight-A Student Stabs 5 People and Himself at Utah High School
Author: 0 Straight-A Student Stabs 5 People and Himself at Utah High School

Five students have been hospitalized and one person is in custody following a knife attack at a high school in Orem, Utah this morning. Their conditions range from fair to critical: three students are in fair condition, one student is in serious condition, and another is in critical condition.

Author: 0 Israeli PM backs bill to limit 'azan'

The US State Department strongly condemned an Israeli Knesset bill that seeks to retroactively legalize Jewish outposts, saying Monday that it "breaks with longstanding Israeli policy of not building on private Palestinian land". The Israeli minister and his allies view the full legalization of the settlements built on Palestinian land as only a first step. The Israeli parliament is set to debate a bill that would ban mosques from using loudspeakers boardcasting the call to prayer.

World Media Leonard Cohen, renowned musician, dead at 82
Author: 0 Leonard Cohen, renowned musician, dead at 82

It was the first most people had ever heard by Leonard Cohen, and rather than an upbeat, tuneful announcement of the arrival of a zesty young tunesmith, it bore the hallmarks of all of Cohen's best work: fetching melodies, minor keys, lyrics highlighted by passages of often disturbing emotional clarity and occasional redemption.

World Media New York police sergeants shot, 1 killed; suspect dead
Author: 0 New York police sergeants shot, 1 killed; suspect dead

The incident began with officers responding to a robbery call at 1460 Beach Avenue, where they found a heavily armed suspect at the premises. The 40-year-old sergeant who died had been shot in the head, a law enforcement official said. Television footage of the area showed a red vehicle that appeared to have crashed onto a sidewalk. Rosales, of Brentwood, Long Island, stayed for hours before fleeing.

Author: 0 Farage, Trump meeting "very productive", says President-elect aide

As pictures of the two grinning together in front of golden doors emerged, Mr Farage said it was a "great honour" to meet Mr Trump who was "relaxed and full of good ideas". Fiona Hill posted last December: "Donald Trump is a chump", while her colleague Nick Timothy wrote in March: "American politics was depressing enough before Trump took off".

World Media AAA Predicting Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush in 9 Years
Author: 0 AAA Predicting Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush in 9 Years

Nationally, a gallon of gas is averaging $2.17, 12 cents more than the average price on Thanksgiving Day past year, said AAA Tuesday in a news release. AAA has been reporting on holiday travel trends for more than two decades. AAA.com bookings found that this year's top destinations for Thanksgiving include many popular West Coast cities, including: Las Vegas, San Fransico, San Diego, Orlando, New York, New Orleans, Anaheim, Calif., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Philadelphia, and Seattle.

World Media 13 red, purple state Dems face re-election in age of Trump
Author: 0 13 red, purple state Dems face re-election in age of Trump

Lawmakers hope to persuade the Trump administration that a 2,000 mile double-fence would suffice. Earlier, both Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence shook hands with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at Capitol Hill as part of a meet-and-greet in Washington with Republican leaders.

World Media O'Neill boosted by Northern Ireland depth
Author: 0 O'Neill boosted by Northern Ireland depth

Northern Ireland's progress to the last 16 in their first European Championship finals in France in the summer was the high mark of a glorious past 12 months while a strong start to qualifying for the 2018 World Cup has raised hopes of the country making it all the way to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Australia will transfer refugees to United States after Trump takes office

In the meantime, the Turnbull government should work to make the deal foolproof and seek more resettlement agreements with nations such as Canada and New Zealand. The prime minister acknowledged people smugglers could use it as a "marketing opportunity". Australian Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg said ships had been positioned to turn boats back to Indonesia if asylum seekers attempt to reach Australia in the hope of being sent to the U.S.

World Media 1 person shot at Oklahoma City airport
Author: 0 1 person shot at Oklahoma City airport

Michael was a punter at OU. Fifty-two-year-old Michael Winchester was shot shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday. "The Safety of our Customers and Employees is our primary focus and we will continue to provide updates on southwest.com". Few details were available. All streets were blocked off surrounding the airport. Airport spokeswoman Karen Carney said all operations are suspended and police asked everyone inside the airport to shelter in place.

Author: 0 Colombian govt, rebels reach new peace deal after referendum rejection

HAVANA (AP) — Colombia's government and its largest rebel group signed a new, modified peace accord in Havana on Saturday following the surprise rejection of an earlier deal by voters in a referendum. While Santos said during a television address that the new accord would be released on Sunday, he noted that it would not be made a part of Colombia's constitution as had been previously proposed.

World Media Spl DGP for coordination among agencies for class 10, 12th exams
Author: 0 Spl DGP for coordination among agencies for class 10, 12th exams

Defying Separatists' order to keep schools shutdown, Class 12 students appeared for their state board exams on Monday. "While 484 exam centres have been set up for about 48,000 candidates for Class XII examination across Kashmir division, as many as 550 exam centres have been established for 55,000 candidates for Class X examination", an official of School Education department said.

Author: 0 South Korean protesters vent anger over intelligence deal with Japanese

Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se of South Korea speaks during a meeting between leaders from South Korea , Japan and the United States in NY, U.S. Both sides reopened talks last month following North Korea's continued advances in its nuclear and missile programmes, which are seen as a threat in both countries.

Author: 0 Trump Tells Putin He Wants 'Strong' Relationship with Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken with US President-elect Donald Trump, with the two leaders agreeing to work towards "constructive cooperation", the Kremlin says. Trump will take office on Jan 20, replacing Barack Obama whose relations with Putin have become tense over various issues including Syria and Ukraine.

Author: 0 People with us on currency ban: PM Modi to BJP MPs

Congress spokesman Ajoy Kumar told IANS that Modi's "dictatorial decision of surgical strikes against black money has turned into a surgical infection for 99 per cent common man of the country". 'I appeal to farmers to deposit their hard income money in bank and do not fall prey to any rumours or exchange your notes as I promise no tax will be forced on you.

World Media Russian Allies Are Expected to Win Presidential Elections in Moldova and Bulgaria
Author: 0 Russian Allies Are Expected to Win Presidential Elections in Moldova and Bulgaria

While Dodon said he wants to shift Moldova's alliance toward Russian Federation, political analysts say the election is more about bringing in a new face after corruption scandals damaged Moldova's European path. In the first round of elections, which were held on October 30, Sandu earned nearly 34% of the votes whereas Dodon took 48% of the votes. Reports say approximately 9,000 people voted in the separatist region of Trans-Dniester, where residents usually do not vote in Moldovan ...

World Media Janet Reno, former USA attorney general, has died
Author: 0 Janet Reno, former USA attorney general, has died

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno greets the media next to a caricature of a journalist and fisherman with the the saying in spanish, "A reporter lives here", at the back porch of her home in Miami, September 4, 2001. Reno's no-nonsense style and candid manner endeared her to many and she got the parody treatment on " Saturday Night Live " for " Janet Reno's Dance Party " and eventually made a cameo appearance with Will Ferrell .

World Media RUMOURS: De Gea's release clause is set at €60m
Author: 0 RUMOURS: De Gea's release clause is set at €60m

Real Madrid are without doubt, a world class team capable of winning back to back Champions League medals and other domestic trophies. The North-West accolade is the latest highlight in Rashford's remarkable year, in which he has scored on his debuts for United and two England teams, the Under-21s and also the senior side.

Author: 0 Georgia man guilty in death of toddler son left in hot SUV

It was June 18, 2014, when Harris, then 33, strapped his son into a rear-facing auto seat and drove from their Marietta, Georgia, home to Chick-fil-A for breakfast, then to The Home Depot corporate headquarters, where he worked. The trial moved from Cobb County to Brunswick in September because pretrial coverage led to an inability to find enough qualified jurors in metro Atlanta.

World Media South Korean protesters march against President again
Author: 0 South Korean protesters march against President again

If would be the first time that a sitting president has been questioned by prosecutors. Ms Choi has been charged with attempted fraud as investigators expand their probe into Ms Park, her aides and executives at some of South Korea's biggest companies, including Samsung Electronics Co and Hyundai Motor Co.

Author: 0 Donald Trump and Nigel Farage Meet In New York

She pointed out that the Prime Minister has already spoken on the phone with Mr Trump, in which he invited her to visit Washington at the earliest opportunity and voiced his hope of fostering a relationship like that between Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher.

Author: 0 Pakistan Shah Noorani Shrine Bomb Kills 52

He said that more than 10 ambulances of Edhi foundation have reached the blast site and rescue efforts were underway, Geo News reported. However, medical teams were facing difficulty to carry the rescue operation as the site of the blast is located in a hard terrain of province.

Author: 0 England win vs Scotland could determine future of 2 coaches

What England need is greater dynamism in more areas, and when teams arrive at Wembley looking to defend in numbers they will more often than not need more than Dier and Henderson can give them as a pairing in the middle of the park. On the back of exactly one passable performance for his club side, Rooney found himself back leading England out on Friday and did nearly nothing to justify his selection.