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President Donald Trump says he knew Republicans Roy Moore and Ed Gillespie would lose their elections, but that he still believes the GOP will "do well in 2018", when control of Congress is at stake. The Democrats shortly after went on to win the White House, as well as a number of House and Senate seats. An October survey found Democrats with only a 7-point overall lead on the congressional ballot test, with Democrats at 48 percent and Republicans at 41 percent.
  • Indonesia clerics want boycott of USA products over Jerusalem

    Indonesia clerics want boycott of USA products over Jerusalem

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    Trump reversed decades of US policy earlier this month when he announced America would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a move that generated outrage in the Islamic world. On December 17 Erdogan expresses hope that Turkey will soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in east Jerusalem . In deference to the principle that Jerusalem's status be determined in the final stages of negotiations - which have been frozen since 2014 - all countries have situated their ...
  • Driverless Metro's Magenta Line train rams into wall during trial run

    Driverless Metro's Magenta Line train rams into wall during trial run

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the first section of Delhi Metro's driverless Magenta Line on December 25. The 12.64-km section, part of metro's upcoming Botanical Garden-Janakpuri West (Magenta) Line, was granted safety approval by the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) last month.
  • Events since Trump's move on Jerusalem

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    The resolution will remain largely the same but will be customized to fit the General Assembly format, Palestinian ambassador Riyad H Mansour told reporters. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley called the outcome "an insult" and said "it won't be forgotten". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Haley and Trump in a Facebook video, saying: "You lit a candle of truth".
  • Palestinian-American anti-Israel 'feminist' Linda Sarsour accused of enabling sex offender

    Palestinian-American anti-Israel 'feminist' Linda Sarsour accused of enabling sex offender

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    The alleged victim, Asmi Fathelbab, told The Daily Caller that she went to Sarsour, the then-executive director of the Arab American Association, about a male resident groping her and engaging in inappropriate behavior. "She has kept me from obtaining any sort of steady employment for nearly a decade". After this, the night before Fathelbab was to begin her full-time position, Fathelbab got home and saw that she had a voice message from the temporary job agency saying that she was no ...
  • Ballistic missile fired towards the Saudi capital Riyadh

    Ballistic missile fired towards the Saudi capital Riyadh

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    Houthi rebels said they launched the ballistic missile targeting al-Yamama royal palace in Riyadh on Tuesday, according to Mohamemd Abdul Salam, a Houthi spokesperson. But her comments went beyond the findings of a United Nations investigation which reached no firm conclusion on whether the missile came from an Iranian supplier, saying only that it had a "common origin" to some Iranian designs.
  • First Responder Calls Train Derailment 'Shocking' And 'Surreal'

    First Responder Calls Train Derailment 'Shocking' And 'Surreal'

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    Thirteen of those 14 cars jumped the tracks, according to the Washington State Patrol. "We anticipate this will be a lengthy process due to the severity of the incident and the size and weight of the train cars", Amtrak said. The new route, which is part of a $180.7 million project, was created to speed up service by removing passenger trains from a route along Puget Sound that's bogged down by curves , single-track tunnels and freight traffic.
  • Bombardier, Boeing square up at U.S. trade tribunal over C-Series

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    At stake is the fact that the 300 per cent tariff could more than triple the price of each CSeries plane in the U.S. which could make the plane virtually unsellable in a vitally important market. Mr Nadolski added: "The Commission also heard clear evidence today that the C Series simply does not threaten Boeing". "Boeing did not compete in the Delta campaign".
  • France Files Complaint Against Amazon For Abuse Of Dominant Position: Paper

    France Files Complaint Against Amazon For Abuse Of Dominant Position: Paper

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    The investigation concluded Amazon had made use of its broad competitive lead over other platforms to "impose unfair relations with its vendors", DGCCRF official Loic Tanguy told the paper. Earlier this year, French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Amazon into the country as the USA -based ecommerce giant opened a new distribution center in the country.
  • PM Modi to visit Cyclone Ockhi-affected areas today

    PM Modi to visit Cyclone Ockhi-affected areas today

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    PM Modi will visit Kavaratti, Kanyakumari, and Thiruvananthapuram , where he'll review the status of relief operations, according to official sources. BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan visited Poonthura on Monday evening and evaluated preparations for the visit. "We stand shoulder to shoulder with all those affected by the cyclone", he added.
  • Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released

    Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released

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    And despite officials' claims that the classified UFO-hunting effort shuttered in 2012 after funding evaporated, the group is still active, The New York Times reported Saturday (Dec. The Times even obtained a video, courtesy of the Department of Defense, showing a 2004 event in which a "whitish oval object" was chased by two F/A-18F fighter jets off the coast of San Diego.
  • North Korea 'Directly Responsible' for Massive Cyberattack, says White House Official

    North Korea 'Directly Responsible' for Massive Cyberattack, says White House Official

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    Pyongyang carries out a novel missile on November 28 that surged aloft and distant than any precursory launch and boasted subsequently that its new Hwasong-15 could convey nuclear warhead any place in the US. The 59-year-old naturalised Australian citizen of Korean descent was attempting to broker illicit deals that could have generated "tens of millions of dollars" for North Korea , the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said.
  • Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear in accountability court

    Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear in accountability court

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    The accountability court had granted an exemption to Nawaz Sharif from attendance until December 11, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was exempted until December 15. They said that PML-N is confident about its victory in the upcoming general elections as reflected in the recent statements of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his Cabinet Ministers.
  • Inquest Opens Into Hawe Family Deaths

    Inquest Opens Into Hawe Family Deaths

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    After the slaughter he pinned a note to the back door warning the next visitor not to step into the house. 'I was just about to put the key in the door when I saw the note, ' she told the hearing. The pathologist then moved on to deal with the death of the youngest boy, six-year-old Ryan, saying the wound to the neck that killed him was different to those that killed his older brothers.
  • Japan Maglev contractors raided in bid rigging probe

    Japan Maglev contractors raided in bid rigging probe

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    The ¥9-trillion ($80-billion) maglev project, one of the centerpiece infrastructure projects in the country, is being developed by Central Japan Railway Co., with the first leg linking Tokyo to Nagoya scheduled to open in 2027. News reports Tuesday showed investigators from the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office heading into the headquarters of Taisei Corp. and Obayashi Corp., two of four companies targeted in the probe.
  • Governor Wolf Vetoes Bill To Add Abortion Restrictions

    Governor Wolf Vetoes Bill To Add Abortion Restrictions

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    Governor Wolf ticked off a long list of problems he has with SB3 - a bill that would ban abortions in the state after 20 weeks, with no exceptions for rape, incest, maternal or fetal health problems. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists reports that delivery before 23 weeks of gestation typically results in death and, among the rare survivors, practically all have significant morbidity.
  • Trump received Federal Bureau of Investigation warning that Russians would try to infiltrate campaign

    Trump received Federal Bureau of Investigation warning that Russians would try to infiltrate campaign

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    Senior FBI officials presented a high-level counterintelligence briefing to then-candidate Trump, as well as Clinton. The briefings, the officials told NBC, are used to alert candidates and their teams about such threats. Trump campaign members had contact with Russians on several occasions before the FBI's briefings. In June 2016, Trump Jr. hosted a meeting in Trump Tower with a shady Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin who promised to dish dirt on Clinton.
  • Security forces kill two terrorists in J&K's Shopian, operation on

    Security forces kill two terrorists in J&K's Shopian, operation on

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    The operation is underway. Speaking to news agency PTI, an Army official said,"Two militants have been killed so far and the operation is still in progress". The assault began when gunfight broke out in Wanpora region of South Kashmir's Shopian last night. The identity of the militants is being ascertained, said the police.
  • Major fire breaks out at Mumbai snack shop, at least 12 killed

    Major fire breaks out at Mumbai snack shop, at least 12 killed

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    Realising that there was a fire, we raised an alarm, and five or six people who live in the front side came out", he said."We tried to douse the flames by pouring water. According to eyewitnesses, there was a huge stock of eatables, furniture, sheets and raw material to make farsan . The police suspected that the presence of edible oil, wood, and other raw materials might have added fuel to the fire.