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But the question is now whether lingering political uncertainty will scare investors off. Now his resignation means banks can not count on state aid to sort out their morbid finances n the near future until a new government is formed. Ms Brooks added: "If Monte dei Paschi can't attract foreign investors to boost its capital base then we would expect a sweetened nationalisation, something that protects the retail investors that hold the bulk of the bank's bonds".
  • Michigan To Begin Recount; Legal Fight Moves To Pennsylvania

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    The recount that began Thursday was requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. At the news conference, she plans to offer an update on the recounts as part of her effort to "fight tooth and nail to verify the accuracy, security, and fairness of the vote", according a Facebook event.
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    But he said Monday that the president-elect's post election attacks on the First Amendment and the American electoral process changed his mind. A Harvard University law professor and a California law firm have offered support to any of the 538 Electoral College members who wish to vote against Trump in states where they are required to go with the popular vote .
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    She admitted, however, that "No resolution in NY will likely, tomorrow, persuade Pyongyang to cease its relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons". Still, she hailed the resolution for imposing "unprecedented costs" on the regime for repeatedly violating the council's embargo on nuclear weapons.
  • Korean opposition parties agree to impeach President Park

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    Kim was speaking to reporters after holding talks with Choo Mi Ae, leader of the main opposition Democratic Party. But they also said they would meet again if that plan does not work, meaning they are bracing for the possibility that a vote tomorrow might not take place.
  • Russia's Lavrov warns Syrian rebels in Aleppo

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    Government forces recently launched a new push to retake rebel-held eastern Aleppo neighbourhoods and seized large parts of the city. Video uploaded to social media on Tuesday purports to show heavy damage in the rebel-held al-Shaar neighbourhood of east Aleppo.
  • Parents disarmed their son who brought guns to Utah school

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    Bountiful City police responded to Mueller Park Junior High School after a 911 caller reported a student had fired a shot in a classroom. That officer entered the school and took the teen into custody, along with securing a 12-gauge shotgun and a 9mm pistol.
  • Mainstream relief as leftist candidate Alexander Van der Bellen wins in Austria

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    State-run broadcaster ORF announced that Van der Bellen received 53.3 percent of the vote while Hofer took 46.7 percent. However, his campaign manager conceded defeat early Sunday evening to the liberal candidate, former Greens leader Alexander Van der Bellen, as initial forecasts showed Mr Van der Bellen leading with around 54 per cent of the vote.
  • Trump Praises Deadly Filipino Drug War

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    Duterte, who took office this summer, as also presided over a bloody anti-drug campaign that has seen thousands of people slain, both in official police operations and by unknown killers though to be vigilantes or death squads. Mr Duterte had initially expressed optimism about having Mr Trump in the Oval Office, saying he no longer wanted quarrels. The Philippine President said Putin had proposed to sell the Philippine military weapons at a "buy one, get one free" rate.
  • Trump's latest tweet signals further rift between US-China relations

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    Trump's conversation with Tsai on Friday broke decades of United States diplomatic policy, risking a serious rift with China by calling into question one of Beijing's self-described "core interests" - the "One China" policy. "The Trump-Tsai phone call has rocked and confounded the world". The President-elect's controversial call broke with 37 years of United States diplomatic protocol and prompted a furious response from China.
  • 200000 join blasphemy protest against Jakarta governor

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    It was also reported that the angry mobs tried to enter the governor's housing complex in northern Jakarta but the police foiled the move. Authorities are still holding Sri Bintang Pamungkas, a noted political prisoner under late dictator Suharto's regime, and two people suspected of breaches of the electronic information and transactions law.
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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caused waves in Russian Federation this week with remarks suggesting that Turkey's military actions in Syria, where it has a small presence ostensibly to counter IS and contain the gains of Kurdish foes, aims to topple the Assad regime.
  • Iraqi forces assault 2 villages south of Mosul

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    General Stephen Townsend, commander of an global coalition against ISIL, arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing Mosul campaign with Iraqi officials, Iraqi Army Colonel Nawras al-Saedi told Anadolu Agency. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo). Sheep blackened by the soot of oil fires set by Islamic State militants graze in Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Nov.
  • Packers Get Back to .500 with 21-13 Win

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    Houston Texans QB Brock Osweiler finds TE Ryan Griffin for a 6-yard touchdown to tie the game Sunday against the Packers . Nick Novak, who was 18 of 19 on extra-point tries coming in, missed one following DeAndre Hopkins' 44-yard touchdown catch with 1:51 left.
  • Indian state on alert after leader's cardiac arrest

    Indian state on alert after leader's cardiac arrest

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    She has been put on extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a heart assist device, and is at present under the watch of experts, including cardiologists. Security has been stepped up across the sprawling state where Jayalalithaa enjoys widespread support. Jayalalithaa's posters were held high by her supporters.
  • Trump the campaign trail showman returns on 'Thank you' tour

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    Trump also went on an extended rant against the press. "The old rules no longer apply". 'We publicly have said there are probably four people right now that have been the narrowed-down choices, ' Conway told 'Fox & Friends. "He's a leader. That's what leaders do". He visited Cincinnati after a small halt in Indianapolis regarding a new jobs agreement with Carrier-a heating and air conditioning company.
  • OPEC production cuts could benefit New Mexico

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    Crude oil prices extended gains on Thursday after OPEC and Russian Federation announced their agreement to curtail oil output in an attempt to accelerate market rebalancing, with Brent futures hitting the highest level in over a year, Kallanish Energy reports.
  • Carrier workers praise Trump's deal to keep more than 1000 jobs

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    James Mattis. He also during the race castigated Mondelez International Inc. for moving some Oreo cookie production to Mexico, and Apple Inc. for making many of its devices overseas. Connecticut-based United Technologies - which reported revenue of $56 billion in 2015 - has almost $7 billion in federal contracts. Analysts said the company stood to lose out on millions in savings by leaving some production in IN, even with the tax savings on offer.
  • Duterte: Trump understands PH's anti-drug war

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    During the call, not only did Trump invite Duterte to the White House, but the Philippines' president claims that Trump endorsed his drug war policy. "He understood the way we are handling it, and I said that there's nothing wrong in protecting a country", Duterte said, according to the Times .
  • Syrian army tells rebels in Aleppo to leave or die

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    Moscow, a main backer of the Syrian government, says its warplanes haven't bombed Aleppo since October 18. "Hence we are telling Americans: apply certain efforts, demonstrate your influence, make the opposition leave Aleppo ". Spokesman Jens Laerke on Friday cited reports that some men and boys trying to enter government-controlled western Aleppo had been detained by government troops.
  • Colin Kaepernick benched at snowy Soldier Field, replaced by Blaine Gabbert

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    And perhaps to commemorate that first win of the season, the 49ers went back to the guy who started the opener, with Blaine Gabbert replacing Colin Kaepernick in the fourth quarter. Meanwhile in the Packers game, Randall Cobb did a snow angel after scoring a touchdown and was not flagged. Shaun Draughn blocked a punt by the Bears, and cornerback Dontae Johnson picked it up and scampered to the end zone.
  • Biggest earthquakes, tsunamis in the last 60 years in Japan

    Biggest earthquakes, tsunamis in the last 60 years in Japan

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    A magnitude 7.4 quake struck off Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday morning, sending tsunami waves toward the Japanese coast. A 8.9-magnitude natural disaster - Japan's most powerful since records began has struck the north-east coast - struck about 400 kilometres north-east of Tokyo, triggering a massive tsunami.
  • Michigan Recount Process to Resume Next Week After Brief Halt

    Michigan Recount Process to Resume Next Week After Brief Halt

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    The Green Party has said its requests for recounts in those states are focused on ensuring the integrity of the USA voting system and not on changing the result of the election. Absentee ballots are checked in the Wisconsin recount . "They are trying to run out the clock", he said, saying that same delaying tactic was used in OH in 2004 when the Green and Libertarian parties filed for a presidential recount in the state where George W.
  • Japan's FM meets Putin in St. Petersburg before Tokyo visit

    Japan's FM meets Putin in St. Petersburg before Tokyo visit

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    Moscow and Tokyo have maintained close contact at different levels this year. Trump has praised Putin's leadership and said he looks forward to "a strong and enduring relationship with Russian Federation". Putin, meanwhile, referred to the islands during a news conference on November 21 in which he said: "We believe that now they are part of Russia's sovereign territory".
  • Iran condemns USA senate vote to extend sanctions

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    Officials in Obama's administration say they've determined that the legislation does not violate the agreement that curbed Iran's controversial nuclear program - satisfying a key condition the president had established for his approval. The White House has been concerned that renewing the sanctions could give Iran an excuse to scuttle the deal by saying the United States had reneged on its commitments to sanctions relief.
  • Dover welcomes Christmas with annual parade and tree lightnig

    Dover welcomes Christmas with annual parade and tree lightnig

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    Floats began their route in the neighborhoods east of downtown and headed toward Rhiele Plaza. Main Street Corinth President Sara Beth Green told the Daily Corinthian Saturday morning the parade will be held at 6 p.m. and immediately following the parade. "It kind of gets the Christmas spirit going". "It doesn't get cold here, so this gets us in the mood", she said.
  • Russian Federation lauds Pakistan's stance at Heart of Asia Conference

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    India has a strategic partnership with Afghanistan and is implementing projects worth Dollars 2 billion to help rebuild the country's infrastructure. "We need to have an objective and holistic view". Afghanistan will further benefit from the zero duty available to Afghanistan's exports to India, he said. "And, of putting Afghanistan and its people first", Modi added.
  • Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

    Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

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    Vladimir Putin calls Donald Trump a "clever man" [Image by Adam Berry/Getty Images]"Trump was an entrepreneur and a businessman". Earlier this week, during his annual address to Russian lawmakers, Putin said that Moscow is ready to cooperate with the new United States administration, stressing, "we have a shared responsibility to ensure global safety".