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The People's Bank of China set the value of the yuan at 6.8495 to the dollar, down 0.30 percent from Monday's fix. "Despite the yuan's recent fall against the dollar, its value against the currency basket has in fact risen in the same period", said Shuang Ding, China economist at Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Jury resumes deliberations in GA hot car death trial

    Jury resumes deliberations in GA hot car death trial

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    Harris showed little reaction as the verdict was read in court. "Today is not a victory, nor is it a day we celebrate". He added: "I believe categorically, unequivocally, that justice was served today". Harris's sentencing is scheduled for December 5. Marietta attorneys Maddox Kilgore, Carlos Rodriguez and Bryan Lumpkin represented Harris, who has been in custody since Cooper's death.
  • On Last Foreign Tour, Obama Must Find a Way to Explain Trump

    On Last Foreign Tour, Obama Must Find a Way to Explain Trump

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    The talks will mainly focus on the topics on the worldwide agenda, including how to deal with Russian Federation, the crisis in Ukraine, the war in Syria and its consequences as well as the fight against global terrorism. Are they young? Can I give them a boost? But! "I won't know until I'm there". According to POTUS, Mrs. Obama's successful connection with the public is due to her down-to-earth transparency - and even he can't believe how lucky he is to have her in his life.
  • S. Korea prosecutors likely to question president

    S. Korea prosecutors likely to question president

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    Ms Park tried to limit the damage by firing her closest aides but the tactic has failed and public anger is growing as calls for her impeachment are getting louder. Woo Byung-woo, former senior presidential secretary in charge of supervising police, prosecutors and intelligence agency, will be subject to the special probe on charges of conniving or protecting the leakage of presidential documents and the abuse of power by Choi and her relatives.
  • PM betraying national interest by rejecting my Trump offer, says Farage

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    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is not expected to meet with Trump until early next year. Nigel Farage insists Britain will need to "mend the fences" in its relationship with the U.S. "This is a man with whom we can do business", Farage wrote. The Tory peer Lord Marland has become the latest figure to suggest the Government should do anything it can to "rebuild" it relationship with the White House, including working with Mr Farage.
  • Two injured as Porter Airlines plane evades possible drone

    Two injured as Porter Airlines plane evades possible drone

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    Two cabin crew were injured as a result of the maneuver before the plane landed at the airport. "It definitely wasn't a bird". "The pilots' initial assessment was that it looked like a balloon", the airline's statement goes on. The Dash 8 aircraft with 54 passengers was flying at just under 3,000 metres over Lake Ontario at 7:30 a.m. E.T. and was about 55 kilometres from Toronto's island airport when the incident occurred.
  • No charges against Clinton after new e-mail review

    No charges against Clinton after new e-mail review

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    While the FBI investigation is closed, Republican members of Congress have said they will not stop looking into Mrs Clinton's actions. Trump, campaigning in MI, challenged the FBI's ability to review the newly discovered emails so quickly and argued Clinton was being protected by a "rigged system".
  • No 'big' vacations, no salary as president

    No 'big' vacations, no salary as president

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    His residence is decorated in 24-karat gold and marble in Louis XIV style . "This is a very complex unit". But Mr Trump appears to be asking if he can spend weekdays at the White House, and then fly back to NY and his penthouse suite atop Trump Tower on 5th Avenue.
  • 8-goal Belgium rout in WCup qualifier; Ronaldo settles for 2

    8-goal Belgium rout in WCup qualifier; Ronaldo settles for 2

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    Ronaldo, who hit the post with a second penalty and steered a header against the crossbar late in the match, is now joint-fourth in the scoring charts in Europe alongside Germany great Muller and Keane, who retired from Republic of Ireland duty in August.
  • EU foreign ministers to gather to grapple with Trump impact

    EU foreign ministers to gather to grapple with Trump impact

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    Trump caused alarm during his election campaign when he suggested Washington would think twice about coming to the aid of an endangered North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally if it had not paid its dues, casting doubt on the alliance's core collective defence commitment.
  • Trump hails Israel as ´beacon of hope´

    Trump hails Israel as ´beacon of hope´

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    If this world knows nothing else, let it know this: "America stands with Israel". Second, and most importantly, Trump may seem to be capricious, but there is a direct and very straight line connecting his racist and misogynist views to Israel's colonial project.
  • Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

    Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

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    It would provide the shortest route for Chinese cargo destined for the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa while earning Islamabad $5 billion annually. Development of Balochistan is top most priority of the present Government. Starting official trade under CPEC , truck drivers of the first Chinese convoy moving from Kashgar to Gwadar were welcomed by FWO officials at Quetta, capital of Balochistan .
  • Anti-Democracy Protestor Shot In "Blue On Blue" Incident In Portland

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    Seventeen people were arrested in Friday night's protests, police said. The shooting on Portland's Morrison bridge broke out following a confrontation between a man in a vehicle and a demonstrator, police said. "I felt like we didn't do what we should have done to protect them". While most of the demonstrations have been peaceful, officials said some erupted in violence that caused property damage.
  • Leaderless Democratic Party in dire straits after GOP sweeps

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    I'm outraged at the people who are going to put blame on black people and immigrants and Latinos voted more for Trump than they did for Mitt Romney, when, in fact, the blame that I want to put here is on the Democratic Party, because they are the ones that put me in this situation.
  • Jane Sanders: 'Absolutely' Bernie could have beat Trump

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    And those who couldn't bring themselves to vote for any candidate are disgusted by - and disgruntled with - the whole process. Hillary Clinton managed to edge Sanders out in the Democratic primary, despite his huge popularity among liberals and millennials in the party.
  • Wrong, Iran: Trump Can Absolutely Overturn Obama's Iranian Nuke Deal

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    The deal, which went into effect in January, forced Iran to pull back from the brink of nuclear weapons capacity in exchange for an end to numerous US and European sanctions that devastated Iran's economy. Behnam Ben Taleblu, a senior Iran analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said that Iran is likely to test the future Trump administration.
  • Titans score 21 points in 1st quarter, rout Packers 47-25

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    It includes the New York Giants (32), Minnesota (31), Detroit (27) and Jacksonville (26). For the third consecutive game and the fourth time in five outings, Green Bay has allowed 30-plus points. "I had a chance to talk with Clay yesterday". "They've got big, physical runners". It ignited a mini-melee in the back of the end zone. The Titans (4-5) find themselves trying to keep pace in the AFC South.
  • Barack Obama says he had 'excellent' talks with Donald Trump

    Barack Obama says he had 'excellent' talks with Donald Trump

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    President-elect Donald Trump took a triumphant tour of the nation's capital Thursday, holding a cordial White House meeting with President Barack Obama, sketching out priorities with Republican congressional leaders and taking in the majestic view from where he'll be sworn in to office.
  • IS leader has fled Mosul, victory imminent: Iraqi governor

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    The town is near the famed ruins of an ancient Assyrian capital that dates back to the 9th century B.C. The Iraqi government said previous year that the militants destroyed the site using heavy military vehicles. In its special report, researchers from Amnesty visited several villages in the al-Shura and al-Qayyara sub-districts of Ninewa governorate, south-west and south of Mosul, and gathered evidence indicating that up to six people were extrajudicially executed in late October, apparently ...
  • Nigeria defeats Algeria 3-1 wearing

    Nigeria defeats Algeria 3-1 wearing

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    His Chelsea teammate Mikel then doubled Nigeria's advantage three minutes before the break after receiving a through-ball and firing in from close range with the Algeria defence attempting, unsuccessfully, to appeal for offside. Moses , who is reborn at Stamford Bridge under manager Antonio Conte, opened the scoring in the 25th minute with a smart right-footed finish after some suspect defending from the Algerians.
  • Syrian troops reverse rebel advance west of Aleppo

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    The network is run by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, fighting alongside Assad's forces. The insurgents had seized a couple of strategic areas in western Aleppo after launching an offensive on October 28 in an attempt to break the siege imposed in July on rebel-held eastern Aleppo , which has also been targeted by waves of Syrian and Russian airstrikes.
  • Pro-Kurdish party limits its actions in Turkish parliament

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    Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party, the HDP , has vowed to halt all activity in the country's parliament after its joint leaders were arrested. TURKEY'S pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party ( HDP ) party announced a boycott of parliament yesterday over the arrest of its co-chairs and seven MPs.
  • GOP's Man in Israel Celebrates Donald Trump Victory at Western Wall

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    The Palestinians have called for worldwide involvement, accusing Israel of reneging on past agreements. The US and Israel are close allies but relations were often tense between Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the Israeli settlements and the nuclear agreement with Iran previous year.
  • Clinton, Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals

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    Rallying behind Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama has said the Democratic presidential nominee was more qualified to be the next United States president than him or Bill Clinton as he termed her Republican rival Donald Trump "temperamentally unfit" to lead the country.
  • Relative calm as humanitarian pause begins in Syria's Aleppo

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    One exit leads to the Turkish border, the other to the city of Idlib, according to the ministry. "Given the track record of the forces fighting in Aleppo - particularly government forces - Amnesty International fears there will be very high civilian casualties as Syrian forces, supported by Russian Federation, escalate attacks in order to seize control of the city".
  • Clinton leads Trump by 4 points

    Clinton leads Trump by 4 points

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    In a two-way contest, Clinton's lead expands to five points, 48%-43%. The poll found that 44% of likely voters support Mrs. Clinton, while 40% support Mr. Due to Trump's refusal to clearly state whether or not he would accept the election results on Tuesday, Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence commented on the narrow race: "The campaign's made it very clear - a clear outcome, obviously both sides will accept".
  • As more states legalize recreational marijuana, when will NY?

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    A medical marijuana program was started by California in 1996, making it the first state to spearhead such a program. Free webinar on best practices integrating cloud into your agency's modernization efforts. The long battle of legalizing the drugs is slowly coming to an end. Corney said his organization plans to work with lawmakers to develop a driving-under-the-influence policy.
  • S.Korean President, US President-elect Confirmed Significance of U.S.-ROK Alliance

    S.Korean President, US President-elect Confirmed Significance of U.S.-ROK Alliance

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    Following two rogue nuclear tests by the North this year alone, there have been growing calls among lawmakers in Seoul to respond by building an indigenous arsenal of nukes - rather than relying on American defense capabilities. The deal require for the amount to increase annually at the rate of inflation. "Council members of both sides agreed to work together in maintaining peace and stability in the Northeast Asian region, while they once again expressed their strong support for the ...
  • Egyptian MP: Trump's Election Means 'Dark Days for Muslim Brotherhood'

    Egyptian MP: Trump's Election Means 'Dark Days for Muslim Brotherhood'

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    He also said that Egypt's relations with the U.S. "will improve, as Trump already named President [Abdel Fatah] Sisi as a hero and a strong ally who was shunned by the Obama Administration". "The suffering of the Palestinian people has continued due to the pro-Israel bias of previous USA administrations", the group said in a statement. Republican nominee Trump won the White House on Wednesday, beating his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a stunning victory that shocked world markets.
  • NHS England must pay for 'game changer' HIV treatment PrEP

    NHS England must pay for 'game changer' HIV treatment PrEP

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    NHS bosses had... At the Court of Appeal in London this morning, three judges confirmed that NHS England is responsible for providing PrEP. It is now used in the US, Canada, Australia and France to help protect gay men at the highest risk of contracting HIV.
  • Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval

    Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval

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    She said Scotland's top legal official, Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland, would make a formal application to the top court. Sturgeon, who heads the pro-independence Scottish National Party, has said she may seek a mandate for independence if Scotland is forced out of the bloc, and its single market of 500 million people.