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One dead, others wounded in New Orleans Bourbon Street shooting

One dead, others wounded in New Orleans Bourbon Street shooting

Police say a tenth victim suffering a gunshot wound later arrived at an area hospital by private conveyance. Southern football game at the Superdome. "This is the wrong place to bring firearms, we've made that clear", he added. Watch video: #NOPD Chief Harrison and @MayorLandrieu provide update on shooting on Bourbon St. Earlier this year Trung Lee, 22, was sentenced to 60 years in prison in connection with that June 2014 shooting that police said involved at least one other gunman. Read More

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Israeli military kills 4 IS militants in Syria after ambush

Sunday's clash marked the first time Syria-based jihadists opened fire on Israeli soldiers on territory under Israeli control, according to a retired general, but probably did not mark a change in the strategy of the IS group. Israel seized the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War, and annexed it in 1981, a move not recognized internationally. While avoiding being drawn into the internal Syrian conflict, Israel attacks Syrian military targets when fire, even unintentional, spills ... Read More

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Britain set for budget under Brexit stormclouds

Britain set for budget under Brexit stormclouds

The IMF forecasts United Kingdom growth of 1.1% next year. Hammond used the Autumn Statement to put a rebirth of British manufacturing at the center of his plans to weather the Brexit storm, spending his limited funds on a manufacturing-focused 23 billion pound ($28 billion) fund to boost productivity by investing in infrastructure. Read More

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Putin Presents Passport To New Russian Citizen Steven Seagal

Putin Presents Passport To New Russian Citizen Steven Seagal

They attended several martial arts events in Russian Federation over the past few years. Considered one of the most powerful leaders of the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin while interacting with a child at an awards ceremony for geography students, asked one of the kids on stage "Where does the Russian border end?" The ABC reports earlier this month , Putin signed an order granting Seagal Russian citizenship. Read More

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Merkel's center-left rivals face pressure to name challenger

Since the USA election, speculation had mounted that Merkel would bow to pressure to stand again and uphold liberal values in a world transformed by Trump's victory and Britain's vote last summer to leave the European Union. Her popularity dropped and other parties gained ground in local elections, most notably the Alternative for Germany (AfD - Alternative für Deutschland). Read More

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Sudan lauds Russia's snub of ICC, which seeks its president

Sudan lauds Russia's snub of ICC, which seeks its president

De Lima stressed that the Philippines should continue to stand with democratic countries in stopping basic human rights violations. Duterte said he has intentionally used foul language including calling Obama a "son of a bitch" because Obama has trivialized the Philippines' drug problem when there are already around 4 million Filipinos addicted to drugs. Read More

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United States agrees to resettle refugees

The government of Nauru has welcomed the Australian announcement that it has a deal with the USA to resettle the refugees who Canberra had sent to the island over the past three years. With just a couple months left as president, Obama may rush refugee entry into the United States before Donald Trump takes office, experts say. Read More

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Biden: Trump administration will stand with Israel

The proposals for a one-sided condemnation, or to pre-determine the outcome of negotiations, lift the weight of responsibility off one, or both parties, and, worse, ignore the reality that a settlement between Israelis and Palestinians will only be seen as legitimate and thus, made durable, if it is the work of their own hands. Read More

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French presidential candidate: Jews wished to break our laws

On November 27, Francois Fillon will face Alain Juppe in the Republicans' second primary, which is widely believed to produce France's next president in May elections. "Something is wrong" in the former prime minister's campaign booklet, noted news channel N24, while conservative daily Die Welt pointed at "the embarrassing error in Francois Fillon's programme". Read More

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Day before Thanksgiving, Missouri fires DL coach after reported argument with player

Day before Thanksgiving, Missouri fires DL coach after reported argument with player

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, citing anonymous sources , said Shipp's dismissal stemmed from an altercation with an MU player before Saturday's game at Tennessee. "As always, our mission is to uphold the highest standard of academic performance and ensure the proper conduct with all of our programs". Crockett has burst onto the scene in Columbia this season, breaking records out of the Tigers backfield. Read More

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Trump Aide Suggests He Wants No Clinton Probe

President-elect Donald Trump will not appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton criminally, according to his former campaign manager. His most rabid fans chanted it over and over again at huge campaign rallies: "Lock her up!" If Hillary Clinton is found to have committed high crimes and misdemeanors against the USA via the Clinton Foundation, no one knows what a President Trump would do. Read More

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Trump changes his tune on climate change, jailing Clinton

Trump changes his tune on climate change, jailing Clinton

A half-hour after his original tweet this morning, Trump complained on Twitter that the Times continues "to cover me inaccurately and with a nasty tone!" Trump defended against critics the man who will be his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, whose appointment has been harshly attacked by Democrats and by much of the media precisely for his ties to the alt-right. Read More

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Iraqi forces preparing advance on south Mosul

Since the offensive to retake Iraq's second-largest city began October 17, the Shiite-led government has tried to prevent revenge attacks against the mainly Sunni residents of Mosul and surrounding areas. "The Iraqi authorities must urgently investigate reports that fighters wearing Iraqi Federal Police uniforms tortured and extrajudicially executed residents in villages they captured south of Mosul", added the report. Read More

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Australian Refugees Offered US Resettlement Deal

Australian Refugees Offered US Resettlement Deal

Turnbull would not say whether he had discussed the deal with president-elect Donald Trump during their telephone conversation on Thursday. "Reports of a deal with the US lack any detail whatsoever, but the idea of sending Muslim refugees to Donald Trump's United States of America raises some concerns", Senator Nick McKim said . Read More

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'Sanctuary cities' vow to protect immigrants from Trump plan

'Sanctuary cities' vow to protect immigrants from Trump plan

We're calling on people who, according to the United States, have representation. Blanco said the undocumented students who have sought advice from her office since Election Day have been "very, very stressed". Under the Obama administration, undocumented people come under the radar of ICE when they're arrested and booked for any infraction. Trump has promised since his election to deport 2 to 3 million immigrants with criminal records. Read More

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