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  • French voters choosing left-wing presidential nominee

    Conversely, political commentators say a traditional Socialist such as Hamon, who wants to legalise cannabis and establish a basic state income level of 600 euros per month for all adults, will benefit Macron in his campaign. Surveys suggest that the most likely scenario for the two-round presidential election is for conservative former Prime Minister Francois Fillon to emerge as a victor in a runoff against far-right national Front leader Marine Le Pen.

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  • Defeated Gambia President Yahya Jammeh steps down

    Defeated Gambia President Yahya Jammeh steps down

    Gambian media reported that Jammeh made new demands during the talks, but the incoming president and ECOWAS remained firm that he must depart power Friday. As one president cedes power peacefully in the United States of America, on the other side of the world it is taking 16 neighbouring countries and the might of the UN to try and persuade Yahya Jammeh to do the same.

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  • Islamic State destroys ancient amphitheater at Palmyra, Syria

    Islamic State destroys ancient amphitheater at Palmyra, Syria

    The jihadist group had already ravaged the city during the nine months it held the site before being forced out of Palmyra in a Russian-backed offensive last March. The Tetrapylon and the facade of the city's Roman theater have both been nearly completely demolished, the official says, according to NPR's Alison Meuse.

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  • High-Rise Collapses In Tehran, Killing Firefighters Working Inside

    High-Rise Collapses In Tehran, Killing Firefighters Working Inside

    Turkey's state-run news agency, reporting from Tehran, said the Turkish Embassy was evacuated as a precaution, though it sustained no damage in the collapse. The rescue operation could last more than two days, state TV said. No reports of loss of life or what caused the fire have been released. The building's fire safety may have needed improvement, local officials suggested.

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  • Dozens missing after avalanche buries four-star Italian hotel

    One survivor described his escape to Italian news agency Ansa . Two bodies have been pulled from under snow and rubble after an avalanche at a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy. Abruzzo mountain rescue team member Antonio Crocetta was quoted by the news agency as saying "there are many dead". Because of recent heavy snowfall that already shut down roads, officials struggled to reach remote areas following the quakes on Wednesday, and they're still trying to get to some towns.

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  • Trump inauguration deepens rift with China over Taiwan

    Trump inauguration deepens rift with China over Taiwan

    President-elect Donald Trump. Trump broke with decades of precedent last month by taking a congratulatory telephone call from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, and he has also said the "One China" policy was up for negotiation, a position Beijing strongly rejected.

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  • USA bombers strike Islamic State camps in Libya

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a press conference many of those fighters killed were "actively plotting operations in Europe". USA warplanes have again struck ISIS targets in Libya, a month after Washington declared a successful conclusion to its air campaign in the North African country.

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  • Oil Prices Fall In Spite Of Bullish OPEC Data

    The cartel now forecasts the demand for OPEC crude at 32.1 million barrels a day in 2017, down by 500,000 barrels since the November report. Brent (LCOc1) futures lost 39 cents, or 0.7 percent to settle at $55.47 a barrel, while U.S. OPEC says member nations have complied with planned supply cuts, but analysts say that rising us production will offset quotas elsewhere. The production deal, which is the cartel's first in eight years - and has been followed by similar pledges from Russian ...

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  • Trump's open distrust of United States spy community could be corrosive

    Trump's open distrust of United States spy community could be corrosive

    The comments continue Brennan's criticism of the incoming president, who has feuded with U.S. intelligence agencies over their belief that Russian Federation worked to tilt the 2016 presidential election in his favor. "Not good! Was this the leaker of Fake News? ". "And so it's harmful to the president of the United States ". "The fact that this un-validated document, to say the least, was leaked - it's somebody's responsibility", said McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services ...

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  • Arrest made, 2 missing children found in 1985 child-snatching case

    Arrest made, 2 missing children found in 1985 child-snatching case

    Elaine Yates was living in the Houston area under the name of Leina L. Waldberg and appeared in a Texas courtroom Tuesday where she voluntarily agreed to return to Rhode Island. Kelly Yates and her sister, Kimberly Yates, were allegedly abducted by their non-custodial mother, Elaine Carolyn Yates, who police have arrested. Kelly is now 32; Kimberly is 35.

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  • Victoria Beckham has reportedly blocked a Spice Girls reunion tour

    A source said, "Geri's priorities have changed". This is terrible! Just when Spice Girls fans all around the world thought they were on the cusp of getting a reunion, it seems to be falling to pieces. "Victoria is proud of her Spice Girls history but this suggests she wants to cut all links with the group which transformed her life", the insider added.

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  • Obama parting gift to Castro regime creates havoc for Cubans seeking freedom

    Obama parting gift to Castro regime creates havoc for Cubans seeking freedom

    The Cuban Medical Professional Parole Program , started in 2006 under the second Bush administration, gives immigration officials latitude to allow Cuban doctors and nurses practicing in other countries to come to the United States. Duany said that the immediate effect of the policy shift has been to strand Cubans attempting to enter the U.S. The change took effect immediately after Thursday's announcement.

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  • West Ham copes without Payet to beat Crystal Palace 3-0

    West Ham copes without Payet to beat Crystal Palace 3-0

    Clearly fearing that fans could turn their anger on a decal at the stadium that bears Payet's chant, a steward was positioned there ahead of Saturday's fixture. But Bilic urged the France midfielder to show the same "commitment and determination" West Ham did by giving him a new contract through June 2021 a year ago.

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  • United States troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia's doorstep

    United States troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia's doorstep

    Poland and the Baltic states also feel threatened by Russia's recent deployment of nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad, the Russian territory wedged between Poland and Lithuania. "Trump has a proclivity to make deals, and Central and Eastern Europe have reason to worry about that", Marcin Zaborowski, a senior associate at Visegrad Insight, a journal on Central Europe , told the AP.

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  • Obama Eases Some Sanctions On Sudan Citing

    Obama Eases Some Sanctions On Sudan Citing "Positive Steps"

    The Obama administration plans to loosen sanctions against Sudan and open discussions with the African government, a USA - designated sponsor of terrorism whose president, Omar al-Bashir, is charged with war crimes. At the time, the department said the USA maintained grave concerns about Sudan's policies, notably its handling of unrest in the western Darfur region, but described normalized relations as not out of the question.

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  • Donald Trump has the highest disapproval rating in history

    Donald Trump has the highest disapproval rating in history

    His score has dropped since the last poll from early December 2016, which found that he had an even split with 48 percent approval and disapproval each. Obama cautioned Trump not to run an "improvisational presidency" just like he ran an "improvisational campaign". Just 13 percent of people believed that Bush's Cabinet was staffed with "below average" or "poor" picks.

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  • Knowledge second to gear, experts say as snowboarder gets caught in avalanche

    Knowledge second to gear, experts say as snowboarder gets caught in avalanche

    Tom Oye's camera captured his near death experience. "Holy f*** bro, you okay?" he asks Oye. His boss in Whistler said he would pass on Postmedia's request for comment to Oye, saying: "He will contact you if he's interested". But Oye's family is just glad he's okay. The Australian snowboarder was enjoying a morning ride at Whistler when the mountain gave way - his GoPro caught the whole thing.

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  • Gun-wielding good Samaritan saves Arizona trooper caught in deadly 'ambush'

    The unidentified trooper is a 27-year veteran and is expected to recover from his injuries. When the good Samaritan asked the suspect to stop, the assailant ignored the order - a decision that didn't bode well for the trooper's attacker. The shooting incident came after an Arizona trooper responded to a report of a driver whose auto was shot at near a median at milepost 81 on Interstate 10 circa 4.30 am Thursday morning reported ABC15.

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  • EXTRA: Clothing & Home Pull Their Weight As M&S Records Strong Sales

    EXTRA: Clothing & Home Pull Their Weight As M&S Records Strong Sales

    Food sales saw a rise of 0.6 per cent in the 13 weeks leading up to the 31 December. This time past year clothing sales had slumped by almost 6%. The clothing, homewares and food retailer is in the midst of a major restructuring, shifting the emphasis in a large number of its stores away from its struggling clothing business and towards its popular grocery arm.

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  • HCC to host Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

    HCC to host Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

    More info: 206-551-7316 or parkways.seattle.gov/ . Week will be held from Jan. 16 to Saturday, Jan. 21. Benefit Drum Circle: 5:30-7 p.m. Monday at Dave Phillips Music, 622 Union Blvd., Allentown ($5) to benefit the Open Door Food Pantry at St.

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