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US President-elect Trump, on Twitter: 'Fidel Castro is dead!'

There were a lot of hugs, flags waving, and tears. Mr Abbott described him as a brutal dictator who killed thousands of people and reduced his country to poverty, while being an enemy of both U.S. Nicknamed " Havana on the Hudson", the enclave was once the USA city with the largest Cuban population outside Miami . "For many, he was a great leader who transformed his people, who adopted a variety of policies that were very successful in construction of a modern nation", Domínguez said. Read More

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Zika Birth Defect May Only Become Clear Months After Birth

Since the last emergency committee meeting on September 1, two countries in southeast Asia and six other countries have reported microcephaly potentially linked to Zika virus, World Health Organization said . Zika virus can be spread through mosquito bites and can also be transmitted by both men and women during sex. In 1947, the virus was first identified in Uganda among monkeys. Read More

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Polar Bear makes friends with dog

Polar Bear makes friends with dog

At first, the dog doesn't seem to mind having the massive carnivore invading its personal space, but after a while the dog gets up, shakes itself off and tries to walk away. He said it was a "beautiful sight to see". Ladoon breeds the rare sled dogs, which are impervious to the cold - and clearly fearless too. "These are like lions, these dogs", Ladoon told the CBC . Read More

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Gray jay is Canada's national bird

Gray jay is Canada's national bird

But much debate and a panel of experts led the Royal Canadian Geographical Society to choose the gray jay as the national bird of the country instead - though the government hasn't made that official yet. It's hardy, toughs out winter and it's friendly. In First Nations lore, the " wisakedjak " is a trickster and a helper, warning people of predators in the woods and even leading lost travellers home by calling from tree to tree. Read More

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Gwen Ifill's legacy: Mentor, journalism at its best

Gwen Ifill's legacy: Mentor, journalism at its best

Ifill graduated from Simmons College, an all-women's school in Boston, with a bachelor's degree in communications. Ifill, 61, was moderator and managing editor of Washington Week . On her first assignment, she forgot to take a cameraman along. In 2004, she moderated the debate between Dick Cheney and John Edwards, and the 2008 debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin. Read More

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Numbers behind China's Singles' Day shopping spree

The event was first launched in 2009. In addition, the strong USA dollar hit the headline sales figure in dollar terms. The most popular brands during last year's Singles Day belonged to clothing and technology. So far today, 83 per cent of sales were via mobile devices, up strongly from previous year, Alibaba said . "People in the villages who could not do online shopping now have mobile phones and so can do that". Read More

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Why Obama's Second Term Paved the Way for Trump's Rise

The Republican said he looked forward "to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel". Still, Mrs Clinton was gracious in defeat, declaring: "Donald Trump is going to be our president". During the White House Correspondents' Association dinner that year, Obama lit into Trump, mocking him before a ballroom of 2,000 guests and on live television. Read More

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Watch Hillary Clinton's concession speech here

Clinton took the stage with her husband Bill Clinton and her daughter Chelsea. Many women and young girls are still coming to terms with Hillary Clinton's presidential election loss. "She couldn't have been any kinder or more welcoming", she said . NBC 4 NY cameras captured a brief glimpse of Clinton striding from a auto toward the building in an orange blazer. Read More

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Legalization movement faces biggest test yet in 9 states

Pot would be highly regulated and heavily taxed. Three will consider legalizing medical marijuana: Florida , Arkansas , South Dakota. Passage of the initiative would result in net reduced costs ranging from tens of millions of dollars to potentially exceeding $100 million annually to state and local governments related to enforcing certain marijuana-related offenses, handling the related criminal cases in the court system and incarcerating and supervising certain marijuana offenders, ... Read More

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No. 1 Alabama's defense embracing that 'hateful' mentality

No. 1 Alabama's defense embracing that 'hateful' mentality

Drew Lock and the offense played efficient but South Carolina's defense was too much in this game, showing once again that Missouri's offensive problems are still dire when they face better defensive teams. "It means a lot, just coming from him, because, I mean, he came back for his senior year just to come back and get this championship". He did put a delicious spin move on Fitzpatrick during one first-quarter run covering nine yards. Read More

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Disgraced pol Weiner spotted on horseback at rehab facility

According to an exclusive report by the Daily Mail , Weiner was admitted to a facility that bans the use of electronic devices and treats patients suffering from cybersex, porn, and anonymous sex addictions. Weiner, 52, did not respond at the time to Reuters' requests for comment on the texting report but told the Associated Press last month that he had "likely been the subject of a hoax". Read More

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Smoking can cause over 100 genetic mutations, study says

Smoking can cause over 100 genetic mutations, study says

In this week's Science , an global group of researchers publishes a report of genetic mutation signatures associated with tobacco smoke. "This study offers fresh insights into how tobacco smoke causes cancer", said Dr. She added that "Had I known as a teenager that smoking caused mutations which would stay with me for life then I would never had started". The cells in the larynx acquire almost 97 new mutations, while the pharynx and oral cavity accumulate 39 and 23 new mutations, ... Read More

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Clinton leads Trump by two points

Clinton leads Trump by two points

Clinton says the American people deserve to have as much information as possible before they vote November 8. "It's pretty odd to put something like that out with such little information right before an election", Clinton said Saturday in Daytona Beach, Florida, as a supportive crowd cheered her. Read More

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Democrats ask judge to sanction Republicans over Trump

Democrats ask judge to sanction Republicans over Trump

Such a result would leave them short of the 60 votes needed to easily get things done in the Senate, but it would provide a majority. "The big difference between first and second was he was clearly prepared for the second one", Rep. Carr also noted that in North Carolina, Republicans have extended the lead on absentee ballots returned, 41 percent to 33 percent. DNC lawyers say that in addition to the extension, the Republican committee should be prevented from giving money ot Trump's ... Read More

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Alex Smith out after hit to the head

Smith eventually left for good when pushed to the turf in the third quarter at the end of a scramble. Not only should the Chiefs pound the rock against the Colts' defense - Indianapolis has surrendered at least 124 rushing yards in its last three games - they should throw to them, as well. Read More

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For Miami's Mark Richt, there's little time for nostalgia

For Miami's Mark Richt, there's little time for nostalgia

Hudson is specifically known for his infectious energy - it's a major reason why Kelly promoted him to the position from his analyst role after former coordinator Brian VanGorder was sacked - and the former Irish linebacker briefly mentioned some of his memories of past games against Miami while keeping the focus on the present, senior linebacker and captain James Onwualu said. Read More

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Man excites dog by dressing as favorite 'Gumby' toy

Man excites dog by dressing as favorite 'Gumby' toy

She gets up slowly, her tail starting to wag as she works out exactly what is going on. 'She likes to use him as a pillow. The man in the suit and the lady behind the camera can be heard laughing at her incredible reaction. So, with that in mind, her owner, Ben Mesches , thought it would be nice to give the dog a sweet surprise by literally dressing up as that famous claymation character of yore. Read More

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Seahawks and Cardinals Prove Special Teams Is So Underrated

Seahawks and Cardinals Prove Special Teams Is So Underrated

He definitely touched him. National Football League vice president of officiating Dean Blandino explained on Twitter that because Wagner didn't land on a Cardinals player , there was no foul. Chandler Catanzaro estimates that if he had one million chances to hit a 24-yard field goal, he would only miss it one time. The Seahawks took over, and after two long pass plays from Russell Wilson to Doug Baldwin, Seattle kicker Steven Hauschka shanked a 28-yard field goal wide left with ... Read More

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Trump is booed during charity dinner roasting Hillary Clinton

It was an awkward setup: The two candidates for president attending a charity dinner in which they were supposed to tell light-hearted jokes about one another just 24 hours after a heated debate. How corrupt do you have to be to get kicked off the Watergate commission?" he asked a not very pleased audience. "And I'm sure it's harder when you're translating from the original Russian". Read More

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Rockets' Beverley opts for knee surgery

Rockets' Beverley opts for knee surgery

Beverley will undergo the procedure next week in Houston, which will sideline him for approximately three weeks. Last year, Beverley set a career-high with 71 games played after playing a combined 153 over the three years prior. He posted a 104.6 defensive rating as it marked the first time that he finished in the negative in defensive box plus/minus. Houston will open the regular season on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Lakers . Read More

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