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Anthony Scaramucci threatens Tufts student newspaper with defamation lawsuit

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Scaramucci about his background, experience and the petition calling for his removal from the Fletcher School Board of Advisors ", Collins said in the statement. "We're disappointed that Mr. Scaramucci has taken this action", Tufts spokesman Patrick Collins said in a Monday e-mail. "He's a multi-millionaire who worked in the White House and he's really wasting his time suing a college newspaper", said Tufts student Jacob Abraham. Read More »

North Korean fishermen keep washing up on Japanese shores… but why?

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The bodies were discovered only 70 kilometers away from where another fishing boat carrying eight men presumed to be all North Korean was discovered adrift by the Japanese authorities last Thursday. It is believed the fishermen have already returned to North Korea . The incidents come at a time of rising tension over North Korea's nuclear arms and missile programs after President Donald Trump redesignated the isolated nation a state sponsor of terrorism, allowing the United States to levy ... Read More »

Lebanese president holds talks on future of power-sharing pact

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However, those files remain subject to the results of the consultations conducted by Aoun this Monday. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al Hariri said on Saturday that he will not accept Iran-backed Hezbollah's positions that "affect our Arab brothers or targets the security and stability of their countries", a statement from his press office said. Read More »

U.S. court charges Chinese 'hackers' with attacks on three corporations

They managed to exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems and networks and used spearphishing to access confidential commercial information and steal login details of employees. prosecutors said. In 2013 and 2014, defendant Xia regularly accessed those web-based email accounts to access the employee's stolen emails, which contained proprietary and confidential economic analyses, findings and opinions. Read More »

Trump won't campaign for Alabama candidate Roy Moore

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Lee Busby, 60, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., said he thinks that the allegations of sexual impropriety against Republican nominee Roy Moore have created an opportunity for a centrist candidate to win more than a third of the state's votes in the December 12 special election. Read More »

Trump makes 'Pocahontas' crack at event honoring Navajo code talkers

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Following the compliment, the president got in a jab at Warren, who he frequently refers to as "Pocahontas", which some consider a pejorative slur to Native Americans . Representatives for Warren did not immediately return a request for comment. At the White House, press secretary Sarah Sanders dismissed the idea that Trump's remark was a racial slur. Read More »

Gujarat elections 2017: 23 MLAs issued Congress mandate

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In 2012 Gujarat Assembly elections, BJP's Rajendrabhai Parabhubhai Patel had defeated Congress party's Satishbhai Champakbhai Patel by 67,638. She handled number of major portfolios in the Gujarat assembly cabinet from 2007 to 2014, when Narendra Modi was the chief minister of the state. Read More »

Bad TIME for Trump

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Even the chief content officer of Time Inc. tweeted to clarify Trump's claim: "Amazing. That all started about six months ago, when Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel". Who do you think should be this year's Person of the Year? . "It means a lot", Trump said in an NBC News interview at the time , "especially me growing up reading Time magazine ". Read More »

Germany swings European Union vote in favour of weed-killer glyphosate

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Germany, which had abstained in a previous round of voting on reauthorizing the chemical's use, appeared to help sway the outcome. The environment minister, Social Democrat Barbara Hendricks, said she had called her agriculture colleague, the Christian Democrat Christian Schmidt, in the morning to tell him that she "still did not agree" with the renewal. Read More »

United Kingdom launches post-Brexit industrial strategy

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These challenges being guaranteeing the mobility of workers and goods, securing clean growth , dealing with an ageing population, and the opportunities offered by artificial intelligence and the digital revolution. Among its other promises today within the Industrial Strategy, the govenrment said that it would be "working in partnership with food businesses "from farm to fork", through the Courtauld Commitment to deliver a 20 per cent per capita reduction in food waste by 2025". Read More »

Russian military denies killing civilians in E. Syria

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also recorded 2,540 civilians injured, some of them with amputated limbs and permanent disabilities. But on Monday Russia's defence ministry insisted it did not bomb al-Shafah. The monitoring group says 120 people have been killed since the Syrian army began its offensive there almost two weeks ago. The Observatory relies on a network of sources inside Syria, and says it determines whose planes carry out raids according to type, location, flight ... Read More »

Akshay Kumar's Padman Poster Will Be Out Tomorrow

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The makers of the movie have released the new poster from the movie Padman . "Super hero hai yeh pagla, aa raha hai 26th January, 2018 ko: #Padman ", Akshay captioned the poster. Akshay Kumar shared this new poster of " Padman " on Twitter. The film is slated to release on India's Republic Day. The film PadMan has been grabbing eyeball throw headlines ever since it began featuring , as is stimulated from the life of Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham. Read More »

Leicester vs Tottenham 28 Nov 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

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The second half was very good, the team played very well and we created many chances. "We know his decision is the best for the team". However, while much of his progress is down to raw talent and determination to succeed, in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports , the 21-year-old praised Pochettino for the impact he has had on the youngster's career since he arrived in North London. Read More »

Amir Khan asked if Britain has ever had a female Prime Minister

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Speaking to The Sunday Mirror , she said: "We all do stupid things in life". "Get Me Out of Here" purely for the money - and when you read how much he's earning, you can understand why. Get Me Out Of Here! He's earned a few quid in his time as a boxer but he didn't have to come up against any snakes or critters in the ring. "I had a good meeting with Kell Brook last week". Read More »

Mick Mulvaney Arrives to Assume Top Job at Consumer Protection Bureau

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To view the full article, register now. Both the White House and the outgoing Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director named a new acting director of the agency on Friday. "However, the law is clear: Director Mulvaney is the acting director of the C.F.P.B". "The president may not, consistent with the statutory requirement of independence, install a still-serving White House staffer as the acting head of an independent agency", the suit reads. Read More »

Train carrying toxic chemicals derails in Polk County

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It's not known what caused the derailment, which was discovered by firefighters who were returning from a medical call around 1:50 a.m. Monday. Firefighters quickly put out the fire. The Polk County Sheriff's Office is at the scene of the derailment near Lakeland, near the intersection of Galloway Road and Kathleen Road. Cross sections at Kathleen Road/Strickland Road and Youngs Ridge to Spivey Road will be closed for an extended period of time. Read More »

NBN Co introduces HFC rollout initiatives

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NBN Co has stated that it remains confident that its long-term corporate plan can be met to connect eight million homes by 2020, including three million through HFC services. Mr Morrow said that existing customers affected by the delay would still have access to broadband services through ADSL or HFC, as the NBN remain committed to putting customer experience at the forefront of their rollout. Read More »

Texas Rangers Sign Doug Fister to Free Agent Deal

Fister had most recently pitched for the Boston Red Sox in 2017, going 5-9 with a 4.88 ERA over 18 appearances (15 starts). Yu Darvish , who would have been a free agent now anyway, was traded in July to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Andrew Cashner opted for the free agent route. Read More »

London terror scare unexplained as suspects freed

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But police said after evacuating two subway stations that there were no indications that any shots had been fired. "Oxford Circus and Bond Street stations now both reopened and all trains are stopping normally", the transport authority said on one of its official Twitter accounts. Read More »

Lalu's son threatens to 'skin' PM Modi

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This is also an aberration as Z-category protectees are usually covered by the state police personnel. Lalu Yadav's wife, Rabri Devi , earlier this month warned that there is no paucity of people in Bihar who are willing to assault the PM - her assertion was in response to a senior BJP leader demanding that criticism of the PM should be met with "hands being chopped off". Read More »

Melania Trump didn't want to be first lady

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Melania didn't rush to join her husband at the White House, only moving there in June after her son, Barron, had finished his school term in Manhattan - almost five months after Trump had moved in. Now, from 8 o'clock in the morning to midnight, he's working, working, working, and everybody shouts at him the problems of that country. "I don't think she was ever too insane about it". Read More »

Every citizen must follow constitutional religion: CJI

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Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra had earlier rejected law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's remark that probity and propriety in the judiciary was as important as judicial independence. Attorney general K K Venugopal expressed concern over the misuse of PILs and said guidelines should be framed on what type of PIL should be entertained by courts . Read More »

South Korea broadcasts updates on injured defector's condition via DMZ loudspeakers

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Any attempt to flee the North via the 4km wide demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the countries is rare and that it involved a North Korea soldier is especially embarrassing for the North's regime. The work is an apparent attempt to prevent another embarrassing defection like the one on November 13 when a North Korean soldier bolted from the northern side of the Panmunjom border village for sanctuary in South Korea. Read More »

Dalit Politician Jignesh Mevani to fight Gujarat poll as an Independent Candidate

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Jignesh Mevani, who led protests in Gujarat against Dalit atrocities after four men were stripped and brutally thrashed with iron rods by cow vigilantes in Una last year, had earlier said that he won't contest the election. Mevani today announced that he will file his nomination as an Independent candidate for the Vadgam seat. Though Mevani will contest the polls as an Independent, he will have Congress's support. Read More »

How to Watch Georgia vs. Georgia Tech

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The Bulldogs (11-1) will play for the Southeastern Conference championship next week in Atlanta, with the victor likely earning a spot in the College Football Playoffs. The Yellow Jackets were held without a rushing touchdown. No. 7 Georgia travels to Atlanta for a rivalry week matchup against Georgia Tech. Three plays later Fromm connected with Ahkil Crumpton down the left sideline for a 78-yard touchdown pass, the longest of the season for the Bulldogs. Read More »

Faizabad Dharna: Govt and Protesters Signed An Agreement

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The agitators mainly belonged to Islamist parties, namely Tehreek-i-Khatm-i-Nabuwwat, Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) and the Sunni Tehreek Pakistan (ST), Dawn News reported. The minister's resignation was the chief demand of the protesters. After expiry of a deadline given to the protesters in Islamabad, the law enforcement agencies launched a crackdown on Saturday morning to evict the demonstrators. Read More »

Officer-involved shooting closes Parks Mall in Arlington

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Around 4:30 p.m. authorities received a call regarding a theft incident at Sunglass Hut. "This happened when the mall was extremely busy, there were a lot of bystanders", Lt. The officer fired his weapon, striking the suspect. In a Twitter post, the APD reported the "incident was under control". Arlington police shared a photo of the fake gun brandished by the suspected thief. Read More »

Tree farm business picks up for holidays

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While getting stuck with a diminutive Charlie Brown-type Christmas tree filled with gaping holes is unlikely, keep in mind all trees are going to have some imperfections. Evans says nationwide, around 42 million natural trees used to be sold, this year, that number is down to around 25 million trees. "This one is big enough to help decorate now", Porter said, holding her 3-year-old granddaughter. Read More »

Two people shot on Florida Turnpike

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Kim Montes. The victims are a man and woman, 37 and 17, who were driving southbound in a red Chevy Impala when someone opened fire on their vehicle, the highway patrol told ABC News . No bullets directly hit the victims, but fragments caused them to have minor injuries. Officials are still searching for the person in the gray Camry and believe the incident was a result of road rage, ClickOrlando.com reported. Read More »

4 killed, 19 injured in attack on security forces in Pakistan

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Cheema said most of the victims were civilians, including a child, while four security men were also wounded. Muhammad Khurasani, a spokesman for Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), claimed in an e-mail sent to the media that the Pakistani Taliban was responsible for the suicide bombing. Read More »

Tennessee woman gets flowers from her dad five years after his death

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A card decorated with butterflies that accompanied the flowers had a attractive message from her dad, who told her to respect her mother and that "I will still be with you through every milestone, just look around and there I'll be". Bailey said the fact that the letter went viral - it has over 331,000 retweets and 3.2 million likes as of publishing - would really touch her dad. Read More »

Moeen Ali plays down controversy over dismissal in first Ashes Test

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The hosts will resume tomorrow on 114-0, requiring just another 56 runs for victory and a 1-0 series lead. "Today it was much better - I just didn't bowl as well". "I think Australia are a good side but maybe not as good as we sometimes make out". He was confident straight away. I ripped the finger it in the first innings after 15 overs. Read More »

NSW One Nation supporters fly in to Qld

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One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby, part of Nine's election coverage campaign, said he was proud of Mr Roberts for contesting the seat. "I still have faith in Steve", she said while standing beside him in Buderim. The official result may not be known for several days although political analysts believe Labor will win the 47 seats it needs to govern in Queensland 93-seat assembly, a result that would allow it to form a government without support from independents or minor parties. Read More »

Shoppers evacuated after reports of shots fired at NY mall

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New York State Police in Middletown have confirmed they have responded and are investigating "an incident" at the Crystal Run Galleria mall in Middletown. Police told CBS New York that two people were injured. An American Eagle store was where the shooting was first reported. The occurrence comes after customers overwhelmed shopping centers over the US for Black Friday bargains. Read More »

Olympic Sprinter's sentenced doubled by 15 years

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The court handed down the minimum 15-year sentence prescribed for murder in South Africa, and subtracted the years Pistorius had already served. However, prosecutors countered by saying that Pistorius killed Steenkamp in a jealous rage after an argument in the early hours of February 14, 2013. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation processes record 200000+ gun background checks on Black Friday

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Black Friday has always been a popular day for deals - not just on electronics, clothes and appliances, but also semi-automatic rifles and handguns from local gun shops. And even though gun sales were down during the first year of the Trump administration, gun sales tend to increase following mass shootings. The record number of background checks comes after Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for a review of the system on Wednesday, following the November 5 mass shooting at a ... Read More »

Trump moves from Tiger Woods to Jack Nicklaus on golf course

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A law enforcement source said Trump played with golf legend Jack Nicklaus, a longtime supporter of the President. This marks the fifth consecutive day Trump has played golf while in Florida, and it comes after an incoherent morning tweetstorm which included yet another attack on American press and the First Amendment. Read More »

Two injured, reports of shots fired at NY mall

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Two people were wounded, according to News 12 Westchester , but the extent of their injuries was not immediately clear. The reported shooting happened Sunday around 3:15 p.m.at the Galleria at Crystal Run in Middletown, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) north of Manhattan. Read More »

Israeli minister quits over rail works conducted on the Sabbath

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However, the resignation of the health minister, who is also a rabbi from the United Torah Judaism party, controlling six of 120 seats in the parliament, didn't encourage other members of the party to follow the move. The ultra-Orthodox parties have provided important support to Netanyahu's otherwise narrow coalition. Netanyahu had reportedly been seeking to persuade Litzman not to resign by offering backing for various measures the health minister and his supporters favour. Read More »

US, S.Korea to hold joint air force drill in early December

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Embassy here. South Korean media say North Korea appears to have replaced all of its guards at a jointly patrolled border area where a North Korean soldier defected last week under a hail of gunfire. After investigating the incident, the U.N. Command said Wednesday it concluded that North Korea violated the armistice agreement ending the 1950-53 Korean War because its soldiers fired across and physically crossed the border in pursuit of the defector. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Won't Say If John Conyers Should Resign

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The questions from Todd to Pelosi come amid allegations of sexual misconduct claims against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, which many in Congress have said should disqualify him from Congress before the December 12 special election against Democrat Doug Jones. Read More »

Shark bites man at Pebble Beach

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One of the deputies was trained in emergency field medicine and applied a tourniquet to the man's leg, stopping his massive blood loss. He was then transported to a trauma center, according to Cal Fire. CalFire said the attack occurred near Carmel Beach and Stillwater Cove around 1 p.m. Authorities cleared the waters around the area. The beach was evacuated while crews treated the victim and gathered more information on the shark involved. Read More »