• Trump Defends Roy Moore Amid Sexual Assault Allegations: 'He Totally Denies It'
Trump Defends Roy Moore Amid Sexual Assault Allegations: 'He Totally Denies It'

On Thursday afternoon, November 9, The Washington Post had published a report detailing allegations that Moore, the Republican nominee, pursued sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his early 30s. Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other prominent lawmakers have pressed Moore to quit the race. He's run eight r...

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  • 5-week Ontario college strike comes to an end
5-week Ontario college strike comes to an end

The labour dispute has shuttered Ontario's 24 colleges - including Brockville's St. Lawrence College campus - since October 15 and has kept 900 local students out of class. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne had met both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), which represents the teachers, and the regulating body College Employer Council...

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  • Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure
Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure

During a fiery speech in South Korea , Trump described North Korea as an out-of-control country led by Kim Jong Un , whom he cast as a maniacal and deranged man. 1 ally, and others have been pushing for. Putting North Korea back on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terror ups the ante in Trump and Kim Jong-un's public battle, which has sometim...

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  • Seven signals 'not from missing sub'
Seven signals 'not from missing sub'

The noises, heard by two Argentine navy ships, sounded like tools being banged against the hull of a submarine, a senior US Navy official told CNN . Argentina's defense ministry said it detected seven failed "satellite calls" November 18, which officials believe came from a missing navy submarine.

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  • Tick-tock: Will Robert Mugabe leave with grace?
Tick-tock: Will Robert Mugabe leave with grace?

His wife, Grace, was also expelled from the party. Earlier, Simon Moyo, Zanu-PF spokesperson, confirmed the party would be going ahead with its resolution to impeach Mugabe after he failed to resign. They insisted this was not a military coup, but rather an operation to root out "criminals around (Mugabe) who are committing crimes". The special...

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  • Germany, Sweden, EU extend strong support to Bangladesh on Rohingya issue
Germany, Sweden, EU extend strong support to Bangladesh on Rohingya issue

Wang arrived in Bangladesh on Saturday for a two-day visit and from there he will go to Myanmar to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting. Germany, Sweden and the European Union on Sunday extended their strong support to Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue.

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  • Maverick US navy pilot annoys top guns with phallic sky drawing
Maverick US navy pilot annoys top guns with phallic sky drawing

Navy officials acknowledged that one of its air crews was responsible for skywriting a penis over a rural Northern Washington county Thursday. A Growler was flown by two naval aviators who traced what the Navy called "a condensed air trail resembling an obscene image to observers on the ground".

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  • Fleetwood wins race to Dubai as Rose wilts
Fleetwood wins race to Dubai as Rose wilts

Rose withstood a stiff test of his nerve by Fleetwood who, after a poor first day, has fought back with successive 65s, including eight birdies in his last 11 holes on Saturday. "It's the biggest thing I've ever tried to achieve", he said. "I know what I need to do to stay at the top of the leaderboard", Rose said. I don't know whether Justin wil...

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  • Israeli minister reveals contacts with Saudi Arabia 'to curb Iran'
Israeli minister reveals contacts with Saudi Arabia 'to curb Iran'

Iran, along with the US-led global coalition, has been a major supporter of Baghdad in its war against ISIS. "When we fought to get a better nuclear deal with Iran, with only partial success, there was some help from moderate Arab countries vis-à-vis the United States and the Western powers to assist us in this matter and even today, when we press ...

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  • Trump tweets against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?'
Trump tweets against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?'

Al Franken Thursday night after a woman said he groped and kissed her without her consent. Trump's Twitter attack on the Democratic senator was in stark contrast to his relative silence over another scandal - allegations that the Republican candidate for the US Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore , once preyed on teenage girls.

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  • Brzezinski Calls Bill Clinton a 'Predator' Who Sexually Harassed Lewinsky
Brzezinski Calls Bill Clinton a 'Predator' Who Sexually Harassed Lewinsky

The "Morning Joe" co-anchor wondered aloud if such behavior reached widespread acceptance during Clinton's time in the White House, where he engaged in a scandalous affair with then-intern Monica Lewinsky. "Interesting strategy for 2020 primaries", his tweet continued. She also introduced the "Me Too Congress Act" on Thursday to address years...

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  • Weekend Storm to Bring Strong Winds & Heavy Rain
Weekend Storm to Bring Strong Winds & Heavy Rain

MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and cold temperatures linger, with a low temperature of 34 degrees. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. There could be a rain or snow shower in the Poconos, but most of the day remains dry as the bulk of the rain from the cold front that moved through heads out to sea.

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  • 5 militants, IAF Garud killed, jawan injured in north Kashmir encounter
5 militants, IAF Garud killed, jawan injured in north Kashmir encounter

Troops also retaliated and in the ensuing exchange of fire, five militants were killed, he said. "One of the terrorists named Owaid is a son of Zakir Rehman Maki and nephew of Zakir Rehman Lakhbi (mastermind of Mumbai terror attacks)", Jammu and Kashmir police chief SP Vaid said, calling the encounter a "huge success" for security forces.

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  • Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017
Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017

Chhillar is only the sixth Indian to have won the title. When asked which profession in the world deserved the highest salary and why, she said, "Since I am very close to my mother, I believe a mother deserves the highest respect". Congratulations @ManushiChhillar yipeeeee about time! super proud! England's Stephanie Hill was adjudged first runner ...

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  • Moody's ups India rating
Moody's ups India rating

The country's sovereign rating has now moved a notch above Baa3, the lowest investment grade and just a level above junk rating, to Baa2. He also added that the number of structural reforms that have taken place in the last three to four years have placed India "on the path of a high trajectory growth".

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  • Twitter updates verification process after verifying Nazi
Twitter updates verification process after verifying Nazi

It had claimed that the feature was intended only to indicate that it had checked the profile belonged to the person it claimed to - but many users pointed out that verified users also received other privileged features, including being pushed up higher in searches and receiving more ways to deal with abuse.

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  • Russia vetoes extension of Syria gas attacks probe
Russia vetoes extension of Syria gas attacks probe

Turkish, Russian and Iranian foreign ministers will meet in Turkey's Mediterranean city of Antalya at the weekend ahead of a trilateral meeting on Syria in Russia's Sochi city next Wednesday, Turkish foreign minister has said. "Russia has refused to engage on our draft resolution — which the vast majority of council members agree is the most viable...

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  • Ontario faculty reject offer that would have ended weeks-long strike
Ontario faculty reject offer that would have ended weeks-long strike

This is the longest strike in the history of Ontario college faculty. College faculty have been voting online and by telephone on the final offer , which representatives from the College Employer Council said addressed numerous concerns brought forth by members of the striking faculty and the OPSEU.

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  • Scotland Becomes First Country To Impose Minimum Price On Alcohol
Scotland Becomes First Country To Impose Minimum Price On Alcohol

Ministers said the 50p-per-unit minimum would help tackle Scotland's "unhealthy relationship with drink". The Scotch Whisky Association had led a five-year battle in the courts to prevent the Scottish government from introducing the price cap.

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  • Lebanon's 'detained' premier to travel to France
Lebanon's 'detained' premier to travel to France

Global pressure has been mounting for Hariri to return to Beirut after his prolonged stay in the kingdom since he announced in a televised speech from Riyadh on November 4 that he would be stepping down, tipping his country into crisis. Tehran has accused Riyadh and its allies of trying to stoke tension in the Middle East. Lebanon's president yes...

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  • Iran calls off rescue ops, turns to quake relief
Iran calls off rescue ops, turns to quake relief

Officials in Iran declared yesterday as a national day of mourning and newspapers broke with tradition to publish their front page headlines in the Kurdish language, in a rare move showing solidarity with the majority-Kurdish areas worst affected.

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  • Israel Offers Help To The Victims of the Iran, Iraq Quake
Israel Offers Help To The Victims of the Iran, Iraq Quake

The Israeli premier also accused Tehran of planning to have a military presence in war-torn Syria. The map was shown to the AP by an Israeli official. Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter with the media. On Tuesday, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that at the pre...

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  • Special adults kick off Operation Christmas Child collection
Special adults kick off Operation Christmas Child collection

Local families are invited again to make an impact in the lives of children in need. Northbrook Team Leader Laura Cleveland told The Tribune that her church has no shortage of volunteers, saying, "I have dozens signed up, but we have people who are just going to show up, so.lots!" "I have 27 counties in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa th...

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  • Sessions mulling second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns, letter shows
Sessions mulling second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns, letter shows

He and others have pointed to some of the investors in the deal and their ties to former President Bill Clinton and his foundation. In Page's testimony, he said he "mentioned [the meeting] briefly to Senator Sessions as I was walking out the door" of a dinner just days before his trip to Russian Federation.

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  • At least 4 killed in California school shooting
At least 4 killed in California school shooting

Johnston later said authorities had recovered a semiautomatic rifle and two handguns believed to be used by the shooter . Tehama County Undersheriff Phil Johnston said the victim toll may rise. The shooter was also killed by police. The Tehama County Sheriff's Department told the Los Angeles Times there were at least five separate crime ...

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  • Russia's Defence Ministry to investigate wrong photos used on Syria statement
Russia's Defence Ministry to investigate wrong photos used on Syria statement

Russia's Defense Ministry earlier on Tuesday published photographs that it said proved that U.S. forces refrained from launching airstrikes against forces of the Islamic State terror group as they fled Syria's Al Bukamal. The ministry's crop of the image even contained parts of the disclaimer text in the top right-hand corner, presumably left by t...

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  • Australians Back Legalizing Gay Marriage in Nationwide Vote
Australians Back Legalizing Gay Marriage in Nationwide Vote

Prominent conservative lawmakers urged people to vote against "political correctness", and argued that marriage equality could undermine family values and see radical sexuality and gender programmes rolled out in schools. "Senator Canavan has been part of a group inside the Liberal Party who have fought tooth and nail not to bring this into the...

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  • Cyprus Defence Minister says Cyprus' security enhanced with PESCO
Cyprus Defence Minister says Cyprus' security enhanced with PESCO

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, center left, speaks with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, center right, during a meeting of European Union foreign and defense ministers at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Nov.

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  • Deployment of USA carrier groups raise nuclear war threat: North Korea
Deployment of USA carrier groups raise nuclear war threat: North Korea

As part of his continuing tour of Asia, Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Monday in Manila to discuss the situation in North Korea . "The weapons you are acquiring are not making you safer. On the contrary, all this makes us more sure that our choice to promote economic constructio...

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  • Mass stabbing at Mall of America in Minnesota
Mass stabbing at Mall of America in Minnesota

Officials took Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman , 20, of Minneapolis into custody and charged him with two counts of first-degree assault, CBS Minnesota reports. When he left the fitting room to show the clothes to the other people in his party, Abdirahaman entered the fitting room to steal his belongings, Potts said .

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