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Author: 0 Iraqi forces retake six villages from IS around Mosul

Other forces are advancing on the city from different directions, and the USA -led coalition is providing airstrikes and other support. The intensity of the fighting has been one of the factors preventing civilians from fleeing to the safety of some of the camps being set up around Mosul.

Author: 0 Syrian bombing pounds rebel-held besieged Aleppo

It would mark their biggest defeat since 2011, when a government crackdown against dissent sparked a civil war. The Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, said on Saturday that Moscow was ready for talks with the United States about a complete withdrawal of rebels from Aleppo , but rebel groups have insisted they will fight to the death.

Author: 0 U.S. firms that move overseas will face 35% punitive tax, Trump warns

Please be forewarned prior to making a very expensive mistake! Senator Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, who lost the Democratic nominating race to Hillary Clinton but won in IN, wrote scathingly in an op-ed for the Washington Post: "Trump has endangered the jobs of workers who were previously safe in the United States.

Author: 0 Sniper kills local mayor and two journalists in Finland

A candle is laid in front of the restaurant Vuoksenvahti where three women were killed, in Imatra, Finland, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. Investigators said the attacker, who has a criminal record, could have picked his victims at random. The alleged shooter, who waited in his auto for police after shooting, was arrested without incident. We chose to open a crisis center after the shooting occurred right in the middle of the town near restaurants and nightclubs.

Author: 0 Pence downplays significance of Trump's call with Taiwan president

When asked whether the Trump administration would continue the " one China " foreign policy held by the USA since 1979, Pence said , "We'll deal with policy after January 20". Mook said the campaign considered Sanders as a vice presidential running mate and reiterated that he was responsible for turning out droves of voters in the general election.

World Media Russia Sees Donald Trump As Conduit For Eased Sanctions
Author: 0 Russia Sees Donald Trump As Conduit For Eased Sanctions

Trump has long said he would release his taxes following the completion of an audit. -China relations when he referred to Taiwan's leader as "president" following a phone call this past week or was it an unintentional misstep? It the first by a USA president-elect or president since Jimmy Carter changed diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China in 1979, recognizing Taiwan as part of "one China".

Author: 0 Russia Says Hopes Aleppo Situation Can Be Resolved by Year-End

He said "250,000 civilians living in Aleppo could be killed". The Russian Foreign Ministry complained on Wednesday that the issue of humanitarian aid in Syria was becoming increasingly politicized and said most United Nations help was going to areas controlled by anti-government rebels.

Author: 0 Democrats' task: Rebuild the blue political wall in Midwest

As Harvard's Nicco Mele regularly reminded the political operatives, journalists and students in the audience, the event was meant to take down "a first draft of history, and we are trying to capture what happened here for generations to come".

Author: 0 Trump, Clinton Campaign Managers Hash Out Election at Forum

That would something I would not be able to say but reminding what he said last week, he's moving on to focus on the future, not the past and he has said to "The New York Times" on the record he thinks that the Clintons have suffered enough.

Author: 0 Holocaust-Themed Skating Routine on Russian TV Sparks Outrage

Wearing black and white striped jumpsuits with yellow Star of David patches and makeup that made them look gaunt and malnourished, the ice skaters launched into their choreographed Holocaust-themed performance . "No taste, no, tact, no understanding", wrote viewer Mihael Ratinsky on the Channel One website. Life is Beautiful . Show this movie to your children.

Author: 0 China to 'seriously' implement new North Korea sanctions

It would also prohibit the export of statues by North Korea, also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK. Every morning, North Korean traders gather at Huamei, Dandong's wholesale electronics market, buying everything from second-hand desktop computers to the latest fitness tracking watches.

World Media Delhi engulfed in fog for third day
Author: 0 Delhi engulfed in fog for third day

In dense fog weather i.e.in winter, drivers have been instructed to regulate train speed depending on visibility conditions for the safety of passengers and train movement. In Punjab, fog was reported from Amritsar, Ludhiana and Jalandhar districts. "Over 100 flights - both domestic and global - were delayed by the weather conditions", a senior aviation official said.

Author: 0 Iraq forces gain ground northeast of Mosul

Col. John Dorrian, U.S. spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, told Fox News on Thursday he estimates Iraqi security forces have freed about 20 percent of Mosul during "very unsafe fighting". Amaq also said Islamic State fighters waged attacks on Saturday against the Popular Mobilisation paramilitary units near the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul , showing footage of two damaged vehicles, one with interior ministry markings on it.

Author: 0 Trump backers ask courts to halt or prevent 3 state recounts

Winning Pennsylvania and Wisconsin assured Trump of exceeding the 270 electoral votes needed to secure the presidency, even though Clinton won the national popular vote by a margin of more than 2 million, according to the latest figures.

Author: 0 Russia's Lavrov says hard to solve peace treaty issue with Japan

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Author: 0 Club fire kills nine in San Francisco

A fire broke out at a party in a warehouse in Oakland, Calif ., Friday night. Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloche-Reed tells reporters Saturday morning that the site of the fire is a former warehouse that was subdivided into artist studios.

World Media UN Security Council set to approve new NKorea sanctions
Author: 0 UN Security Council set to approve new NKorea sanctions

Coal exports would be capped at about $400 million, or 7.5 million metric tons a year. China is believed to be the only country that buys coal from North Korea and with the new sanctions its imports could be cut by nearly 60%. On March 2, the UNSC slapped its toughest-ever sanctions on the North in response to Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests early this year. It is said that the UNSC sanctions would not influence NoKor's nuclear program as it continues to ignore it.

Author: 0 Clinton team sees recount effort as waste of resources

First, they blame their losses on a uniquely unpopular presidential candidate, despite the fact that Hillary Clinton is hardly alone among recent Democratic nominees in her inability to connect with the public. Clinton campaign counsel Marc Elias released a Medium post explaining the reasons for getting involved. "What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records - probably 2 million, it could be even 3 million - we are getting them out of our ...

World Media Kashmir is not India's personal property to be inherited, says Farooq Abdullah
Author: 0 Kashmir is not India's personal property to be inherited, says Farooq Abdullah

The Spokesperson asked Farooq Abdullah for not misinterpreting the UNO resolution and stop the policy of provoking and instigating separatist forces in the Valley, simply for his political gains. In continuation with some of his recent controversial statements on Kashmir, he mocked New Delhi for saying that PoK is a part of India. He said Modi had tried to divert the attention of world community from the Indian atrocities in held Kashmir by giving various false statements, but failed badly ...

World Media Moderate earthquake strikes near Mount Everest in Nepal
Author: 0 Moderate earthquake strikes near Mount Everest in Nepal

While Nepals National Seismological Center recorded the intensity of the quake at 5.6, Chinas Earthquake Networks Center said the quakes magnitude was 5.1. The Sherpa guide and British climber were hit by falling chucks of ice at an altitude of about 6,000 meters (19,680 feet) on the mountain, said Iswari Paudel of Himalayan Guides Nepal , which organized and equipped the expedition.

Author: 0 Heart of Asia: Unlikely Bilateral Dialogue Between India, Pakistan

The audio intercepts accessed by CNN News 18 reveal the details of telephonic conversation between slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed. The newly-appointed army chief was briefed on the security situation along the border "in view of the recent violations and escalation by Indian troops and Pakistan's own response", the army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

World Media Zimbabwe issues its own currency called bond notes
Author: 0 Zimbabwe issues its own currency called bond notes

Prudence Chinyaka, who runs a fast food outlet in Harare's central business district said: "The central bank has not given us the specimens of the new bond notes and our fear is that we might fall prey to fraudsters as we do not know the difference between fake and genuine bond notes".

World Media Déjà vu as Nigeria set up Cameroon final
Author: 0 Déjà vu as Nigeria set up Cameroon final

Kick off time is 7 p.m. Ghana were beaten by hosts Cameroon in the first semi-final, which means that Cameroon and Nigeria will battle it out for the 2016 honours. - Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) November 30, 2016Our Super Falcons have made Nigeria proud again. When we look back to the day when I started playing global football, I am honoured to lead Banyana Banyana into this much-anticipated clash.

World Media California governor taps longtime US Representative Becerra as attorney general
Author: 0 California governor taps longtime US Representative Becerra as attorney general

His 34th District seat represents much of Los Angeles, and is a safe one for Democrats. The son of Mexican immigrants, he is a former California state legislator and served as its deputy attorney general. Barankin, a native of San Diego, manages almost 5,000 employees in the California attorney general's office as Harris' chief deputy. A deeply blue state, California is a key player in both debates, and would likely oppose the Trump administration on hard-line deportation or anti-immigration ...

World Media Colombia Senate backs new Farc accord
Author: 0 Colombia Senate backs new Farc accord

Opposing members in parliament protested the new deal by walking out without voting, leading to the unanimous decisions by the Senate and Chamber of Representatives. That angered many among Colombia's largely conservative population, who are also furious that Santos chose to ratify the deal in Congress instead of holding another plebiscite.

World Media Kodak Black Finally Released From Jail
Author: 0 Kodak Black Finally Released From Jail

He did his time and right when he thought he was getting out, he was served a warrant for sexual assault in SC. "I look forward to clearing my name in the very near future ", he wrote while also thanking his team and fans for their support.

World Media Russian Federation angry over Ukraine missile tests
Author: 0 Russian Federation angry over Ukraine missile tests

Oleksandr Turchynov, secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), for his part, said the goal of the air defense missile firing exercise was "to be ready to repel any provocations". " The launches have already begun, so everything is going according to plan ", Vladimir Kryzhanovsky, chief of the southern branch of the Ukrainian military's press, told Russia's TASS news agency.

World Media Trump Voters Tell Stunned CNN Anchor That Millions Voted Illegally in Election
Author: 0 Trump Voters Tell Stunned CNN Anchor That Millions Voted Illegally in Election

That clip - as you've probably already have guessed - isn't the entirety of Obama's comments on the subject. Using a favorite rhetorical device of her candidate, media bashing, she added, "The media has to harp on everything". When Camerota asked her to cite her sources, she said she saw it in "the media-some of it was CNN ", before admitting she didn't know where she saw it.

World Media UN Security Council tightens sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 UN Security Council tightens sanctions on North Korea

State media said the warhead could be mounted on ballistic rockets and would enable North Korea to produce "a variety of smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear warheads of higher strike power". The resolution places sanctions on several individuals in the North Korean regime. Coal exports, mostly to China, are one of isolated North Korea's few big money makers.

World Media US Senate passes 10-year extension of Iran Sanctions Act
Author: 0 US Senate passes 10-year extension of Iran Sanctions Act

But lawmakers were still anxious to keep the sanctions - which otherwise would expire at the end of the year - in law so Iran understands how serious Congress is that the Islamic state not try again to develop nuclear weapons. "The practical effect of the Iran nuclear agreement depends on our resolve", Blumenthal said. "These are not new sanctions". Rep. Ileana Ros Lehtinen (R., Fla.), a vocal opponent of the nuclear deal, told the Free Beacon following the vote that the Obama ...

World Media 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' play coming to Broadway
Author: 0 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' play coming to Broadway

Of bringing " The Cursed Child " to Broadway, author J.K. Rowling said in a statement, "I'm delighted we are one step closer in bringing "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child " to Broadway and very excited by the proposed plans". Though Jack Thorne wrote the script, Rowling, Thorne, and John Tiffany conceived the original story. Exact dates and ticketing details have not yet been revealed, but we'll keep you updated as more information comes out over the next year or so.

Author: 0 Putin hopes to fix ties with US, pool anti-terror efforts

He stated, "Russia-US cooperation in solving global and regional problems answers the interests of the entire world". "It is important to normalize and start developing bilateral ties on an equal and mutually beneficial basis". He repeated his desire to improve the relationship with Washington - another clear signal of Moscow's hopes to build ties with President-elect Donald Trump - amid Western outcry over Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014, its proxy war in eastern Ukraine, and its air ...

World Media Up to 16000 displaced in Aleppo as fighting continues
Author: 0 Up to 16000 displaced in Aleppo as fighting continues

Amnesty International says it has received reports of Syrian security forces detaining men in Aleppo areas that have returned to government control. For Assad's regime, taking Aleppo would be "one of its greatest victories", Middle East expert Mathieu Guidere says, stressing the city's "extraordinary historical, political and geopolitical prestige".

Author: 0 Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market

The government was "loath" to bring in "transitional" arrangements, it said, and suggested Britain could seek a "Canada Plus" deal, a reference to a trade deal agreed between Canada and the European Union last month after seven years of talks.