• Mayawati hits out at PM Modi; says people suffering due to demonetisation
Mayawati hits out at PM Modi; says people suffering due to demonetisation

Indian banks received 3 trillion rupees of 500 rupee and 1,000 rupee notes over the last four days, the Finance Ministry said. Modi assured them that “their Rs 2.5 lakh would not be touched. Has India been looted or not?. "This is a 70-year-old disease I have to eliminate in 17 months ..." Prime Minister also took a jibe at Congress vice presid...

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  • Obama, Trump meet at White House to begin transition of power
Obama, Trump meet at White House to begin transition of power

President Barack Obama, who campaigned hard against Donald Trump , telephoned the Republican to congratulate him on his victory. For his part, Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attacked Trump as being unfit to hold the office of president.

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  • Rosberg pips Hamilton in final practice
Rosberg pips Hamilton in final practice

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was third in 1:11.404, reports Xinhua news agency. Red Bull's Dutch teenager Max Verstappen brilliantly overtook Rosberg shortly after the third restart from behind the safety vehicle, but gambled on a change to intermediate rather than wet weather tires and lost position.

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  • Tim Howard has suffered adductor injury, will miss US-Costa Rica qualifier
Tim Howard has suffered adductor injury, will miss US-Costa Rica qualifier

The right adductor injury sustained by US men's national team goalkeeper Tim Howard is more severe than first thought, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The 37-year-old Howard started for the U.S.at the last two World Cups. His club plays the first leg of the conference finals on November 22, so there is still time for him to r...

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  • India will not become a 'pawn' for Japan: Chinese media
India will not become a 'pawn' for Japan: Chinese media

The agreement also carries clause that mentions that India can not claim for any sort of compensations including the disruption of electricity or the consequent economic loses during the event of India conducting the nuclear test. It is Japan's first such agreement with a non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). In a joint sta...

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  • Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes
Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes

Also in the day, the commandos moved to surround Aden district and fought heavy clashes with the militants, killing many, Yarallah said, adding that the troops supported by the US -led coalition and Iraqi aircraft destroyed nine suicide auto bombs before reaching their targets in the district.

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  • Obama honors NBA champs at White House
Obama honors NBA champs at White House

President Barack Obama congratulates Cleveland Cavaliers' forward Kevin Love during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. "The Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president". Kasich told reporters that Obama and Clinton were "inspirational" for the way they accepted the election outcome, saying he was p...

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  • Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port
Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

Our Quetta correspondent reports that the CPEC dreams came true as the first Chinese trade convoy arrived at Gwadar Port through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The locals will be preferred for enrollment in these institutes. Under the CPEC, the government has prioritised energy and road infrastructure. To meet the electricity needs, a 300 ...

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  • Delhi Pollution: Idea Offers Flexi-timing, Masks To Employees
Delhi Pollution: Idea Offers Flexi-timing, Masks To Employees

Earlier this year in July, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had asked the Delhi Government to deregister all diesel vehicles over 10 years old. Why are you sprinkling water through cranes and not helicopters? Beijing was a pleasant 30, while India's next most polluted city, coal and industry-heavy Chandrapur, recorded levels of 824, according to...

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  • Peter Thiel's bet on Trump is paying off
Peter Thiel's bet on Trump is paying off

And albeit quite slowly, these companies have also begun hiring women and minorities at greater numbers. Well before Trump was declared the victor of one of the most tumultuous, ugly elections in modern US history, Sherpa Ventures managing director Shervin Pishevar sent a series of tweets advocating for California to secede rather than be rul...

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  • Trump meets Obama in White House to prepare for transition
Trump meets Obama in White House to prepare for transition

Trump has vowed to repeal many of Obama's landmark achievements, and Obama campaigned hard for Trump's challenger, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, with the president calling the real estate tycoon "temperamentally unfit" and "unqualified" to hold the Oval Office, all setting the stage for an extremely awkward gathering.

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  • Police Searching for Missing Texas Teen
Police Searching for Missing Texas Teen

Cynthia Morris, 37, and Breanna Pavilicek, 13, were found dead at their home on Tuesday. Police said investigators have been interviewing Dobbs about the case and Fritch's whereabouts, but so far he has not provided significant information to them.

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  • French investigators name plotter of Paris, Brussels attacks
French investigators name plotter of Paris, Brussels attacks

French daily Le Monde reports that he is suspected of recruiting two Iraqi suicide bombers, who blew themselves up near the Stade de France on 13 November. Abrini has told Belgian investigators that he traveled to Raqqa, the Syrian city that's the capital of ISIS' so-called caliphate, in 2015. One man suspected of involvement in both attacks,...

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  • Clinton leads Trump 47-43 percent in White House race
Clinton leads Trump 47-43 percent in White House race

Clinton gets support from 44 percent of likely voters, while Trump gets 40 percent, the poll shows. It has a margin of error of +/-3.1 percentage points. In a two-way contest, Clinton's lead expands to five points, 48%-43%. Despite the closeness of the race, Clinton had a smoother path than Trump to the 270 electoral votes needed to become pres...

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  • US Rep. Duckworth unseats Illinois GOP US Sen. Mark Kirk
US Rep. Duckworth unseats Illinois GOP US Sen. Mark Kirk

Democrats have had IL penciled into the "win" column as they mapped a strategy to win back control of the Senate, so confident in Duckworth's odds they pulled back on planned TV airtime in the final weeks of the campaign to invest in states where the polls were tighter.

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  • Hillary Clinton concedes presidential race to Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton concedes presidential race to Donald Trump

Clinton apologized to a room full of supporters for losing the election to Trump and said she hopes he will be a successful president for all Americans. As the results rolled in, state after state in the Democrats' "Blue Wall" flipped to red, catapulting Trump. Quoting novelist William Faulkner, Kaine said: "They kilt us".

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  • Jury to hear closing arguments in Georgia hot-car death case
Jury to hear closing arguments in Georgia hot-car death case

Both sides presented their cases for more than an hour. Defense attorney Maddox Kilgore told jurors that police rushed to judgment in concluding a crime had been committed and then used evidence of Harris' affairs outside his marriage "to essentially bury him in a mountain of his own sexual sins".

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  • South Korea Believes A Trump Administration Would Maintain US Policy On North
South Korea Believes A Trump Administration Would Maintain US Policy On North

A Seoul Joint Chiefs of Staff official said they are "closely watching every move by the North Korean military at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site and other possible missile-launching sites". But the South Korean government was concerned Trump may make unpredictable proposals to North Korea over the isolated country's nuclear weapons program, a r...

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  • Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval
Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval

Scotland's decision to intervene could mean a decision to trigger Article 50 would have to be approved by lawmakers in the devolved Scottish parliament as well as the United Kingdom national parliament . Sky News quoted sources as saying the government was preparing a bill, legislation that will have to be considered in both houses of parli...

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  • Atlantic City braces for expected state takeover
Atlantic City braces for expected state takeover

On Wednesday Nov. 9, 2016, the state of New Jersey seized power in Atlantic City, taking control of the cash-strapped city's assets and major decision-making power. Voters in Rhode Island had different thoughts on expanding gambling in their state and chose to approve a measure that will permit an existing casino in Newport to transfer their licens...

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  • Other Indian cities join Delhi in air pollution emergency
Other Indian cities join Delhi in air pollution emergency

Right now the priority is to make air pollution free so that the people can breathe. The NGT also slammed the Delhi government and asked about the major steps it had taken to bring down the pollution levels. Particulate matter is the sum of all solid and liquid particles suspended in air - many of which are hazardous. The announcement by Jung c...

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  • Snake's toxin could lead to a strong, non-narcotic painkiller
Snake's toxin could lead to a strong, non-narcotic painkiller

One of the world's most attractive and venomous snakes has a venom unlike that of any other snake, research involving University of Queensland scientists has revealed. "However some animals cause their prey's nerves to become fried by a massive shock to the system", he said. "Now it has been shown there is a snake that kills the same way".

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  • Dow futures, Asian shares tumble as Trump leads vote count
Dow futures, Asian shares tumble as Trump leads vote count

Concerns of a Trump victory had weighed heavily on the peso since he had threatened to rip up a free trade deal with Mexico and tax money sent home by migrants in order to build a wall on the southern US border. The MSCI Emerging Markets Currency dropped 0.8 percent at 12:06 p.m.in Hong Kong, halting a two-day gain, as 10-day historical volatility ...

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  • California braces for high election turnout, voter confusion
California braces for high election turnout, voter confusion

Warehouse manager Shane Poindexter said he's a registered Democrat and voted for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton because of concerns about Republican Donald Trump's temperament. Kim Alexander, president of the California Voter Foundation, said she fielded calls from people who lost their absentee ballots or wondered whether they could cast a...

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  • 'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula to Be Released From Prison
'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula to Be Released From Prison

Purported video footage of Gula, broadcast by Pakistan's Geo-TV on the night of November 8, showed a woman wearing an Afghan-style burqa in a auto with Pakistani diplomats heading for the border. . In 2002, McCurry tracked Sharbat Gula down and photographed her again. "Sharbat Gula's case has exposed the poor treatment meted to the Afghan refugee...

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  • Scotland's Sturgeon is having a Brexit moan up
Scotland's Sturgeon is having a Brexit moan up

He repeated the government's refusal to set out its strategy to MPs in advance, saying it would "wreck the negotiation". First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said "it simply cannot be right" that European Union membership "can be removed by the UK Government on the say-so of a Prime Minister without parliamentary debate, scrutiny or consent".

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  • Philippine Senator Asks Court to Stop Duterte Attacks
Philippine Senator Asks Court to Stop Duterte Attacks

Diokno said Duterte can not invoke presidential immunity from suit considering that his verbal attacks on de Lima are not considered official acts of a president. While the 1987 Constitution has no provision on presidential immunity from suit, it can be found in various jurisprudence , both in the USA and the Philippines, which, by virtue of Artic...

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  • Toblerone has changed its triangles and people are really upset
Toblerone has changed its triangles and people are really upset

The makers of Toblerone have faced a backlash from customers after reducing the size of two of its bars in the UK. Toblerone's explanation hasn't been enough to get back into good graces with customers. Fans of the chunky Swiss chocolate with its famous triangle peaks of honey and nougat took to Twitter to declare #TobleroneGate as new bars...

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  • Patriots quarterback Tom Brady named AFC Player of the Month
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady named AFC Player of the Month

This has always been part of the approach to some degree. All of that being said, what bold predictions can be made for the Patriots vs. Seahawks game in NFL Week 10 action? "Go win a good Super Bowl, or whatever you want to do", Trump added of the championship team, which has been fined for breaking National Football League rules in the past.

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  • China urges USA to respect Philippines' independent foreign policy
China urges USA to respect Philippines' independent foreign policy

State Department spokesman said, however, that the USA had yet to receive any formal notification on the cancellation. Duterte made his statement even as Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the Philippines would be informing the United States that it will no longer pursue its joint war games and joint sea patrols in the West Philippine Sea.

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  • Has a 'missing nuke' from 1950 been found off Canada?
Has a 'missing nuke' from 1950 been found off Canada?

Nearly four years later, the wreck of the bomber was found accidentally in a remote location in the coastal mountains of British Columbia, three hours' flying time in the opposite direction of where it was supposed to have crashed. Dirk Septer , an aviation historian from British Columbia, says the U.S. government searched the wreckage but couldn't...

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  • Comey: FBI hasn't changed conclusions after second Clinton probe
Comey: FBI hasn't changed conclusions after second Clinton probe

The news comes just days before the U.S. Presidential Election on Tuesday. The emails were found on the computer of Anthony Weiner , the estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin . Her press secretary said: "We were always confident nothing would cause the July decision to be revisited". As if to prove that point, Trump scheduled rall...

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  • Parliament must accept Brexit vote was legitimate: UK PM May
Parliament must accept Brexit vote was legitimate: UK PM May

Germany's foreign minister told his British counterpart Boris Johnson on Friday that Europe would not give Britain an easy ride in Brexit talks, saying his priority was to keep the remaining 27 European Union member states united. But it could delay the triggering of Article 50, as Ms May would have to present Parliament with the Government's plans...

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  • What if? A look at the Electoral College, rogue electors
What if? A look at the Electoral College, rogue electors

Electors who don't vote for the candidate they've pledged to vote for are called "faithless electors". There hasn't been an electoral tie in more than 150 years. If either Trump or Clinton were to die after the election and before the Electoral College votes, their electors would be free to vote for someone else.

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  • You Have to See the Back of Katy Perry's Madame President Coat
You Have to See the Back of Katy Perry's Madame President Coat

Saturday's concert was part of a late push by the Clinton campaign to boost the candidate's appeal using widely popular celebrities and politicians - many of whom can help Clinton capture the millennial vote that she has fiercely sought. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. "By the way, I didn't have to bring JLo or Jay Z...

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