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World Media Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to take throne
Author: 0 Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to take throne

The cabinet reportedly submitted the crown princes name to the National Assembly on Tuesday, (29 November). Thailand's parliament has started the process of naming Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn the new king following the death of his father, Bhumibol Adulyadej , last month.

Author: 0 Syria: Israeli jets strike outside Damascus, no casualties

Arabic media reports four explosions were heard when the planes struck at 1:15PM local time. But Al Arabiya News Channel's correspondent in Jerusalem reported that the Israeli army said "they have no comment on foreign reports", in reference to the news about the raids.

World Media Watson Coleman Calls for Trump to Rescind Bannon Appointment
Author: 0 Watson Coleman Calls for Trump to Rescind Bannon Appointment

The appointment of this provocateur of hate as a leader in your White House is an immediate direct affront to religious and racial minorities, women, and generally Americans of good will at a time when consensus is desperately needed. Not a single Republican added their name to the letter . Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway also came to Bannon's defense. "I am thrilled to have my very successful team continue with me in leading our country", said Trump's statement.

Author: 0 Some blacks applaud Castro legacy of racial equality

What matters most, perhaps, is how best to achieve the end of tyranny in Cuba, with the aim of actually improving the lives of the Cuban people and facilitating a more acceptable state of affairs. The Obama administration, he said, was correct to change policy toward Cuba after decades of frosty relations between the two countries yielded little change.

World Media Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start
Author: 0 Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start

The both prefectural governments sent workers to the affected farms to cull and dispose the chickens as part of efforts to stop the spread of the bird flu outbreak. The discovery is the first case of H5N8 in France , yet it has occurred less than 30 miles from the English port of Dover - a key route for trucks carrying goods from Europe to the UK.

Author: 0 How it works: South Korea impeaches a president

Analysts say should parliament pass a motion for President Park's impeachment on Friday, she would face immediate suspension from presidential duties and the prime minister would take over as temporary head of government. "She wanted to let the National Assembly decide everything", he said. But given the recent statement of Ms Park, her party is presently asking for the impeachment attempts to be delayed.

Author: 0 Trek to Castro's final resting spot traces revolution's past

Trump yesterday threatened in a tweet to put an end to the detente policy. -Cuban rapprochement, and Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the senior US diplomat in Havana , will represent the United States. Left-wing Latin American leaders were among those attending the event but other countries sent lower-ranking emissaries. The Tuesday memorial was attended by thousands of ordinary Cubans.

Author: 0 Not a wave but a tsunami: Devendra Fadnavis on civic polls win

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday described BJP's performance in the local polls in Maharashtra and Gujarat as people's support to Centre's fight against black money. In 2011, the Shiv Sena had won 264 seats. "I salute the people of Gujarat for their continued trust in the BJP. Thus, we can say that every section of society accepted BJP", said Rupani.

World Media Syrian army captures a third of rebel-held territory in east Aleppo
Author: 0 Syrian army captures a third of rebel-held territory in east Aleppo

A spokesman for the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said exact figures for the number of displaced were hard to gauge, adding that more than 2,000 had left eastern Aleppo for the government-controlled district of Jibreen. He added that it is likely that the SDF would absorb Arab fighters and moderate factions into its ranks saying: "We will coordinate with (the moderates) so we have a shared front".

Author: 0 Officer who shot Ohio State attack suspect identified

Gov. John Kasich joined local officials at the press conference. Columbus Ohio Police said in a tweet that SWAT, K-9 units, negotiators and a helicopter unit were on the scene, with OSU Police taking the lead in the situation. NBC News reports a total of 10 people were sent to the hospital as the result of the November 28 "ambush" attack. "Any twisted mindset that would claim or justify such a sickening act of violence isn't a part of us", said Abdi Dini, a Somali-American from ...

World Media Modi tells BJP MPs, MLAs to submit bank transaction details
Author: 0 Modi tells BJP MPs, MLAs to submit bank transaction details

The PM conveyed this to them at the BJP Parliamentary Party meet today. Speaking about the newly launched PM Garib Kalyan Yojana, the PM Modi said that the government will use funds collected under the scheme to provide basic necessities like water, electricity healthcare and education to the poorest of poor.

World Media Trump adviser warns him not to pick Romney for Secretary of State
Author: 0 Trump adviser warns him not to pick Romney for Secretary of State

She chairs the American Federation for Children, which promotes charter school education, and also served on the board of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a group led by former Florida Gov. Conway, who has the ability to tell Trump privately, trash possibility of Romney as Sec of State publicly on @CNNSotu". They disputed reports that Trump was furious at her and suggested his decision to consider additional candidates instead highlighted her influence.

Author: 0 Syria war: Thousands uprooted from rebel-held east Aleppo

Observers say capturing the Hanano area will expose the Sakhour neighborhood to the Syrian army, enabling it to isolate the northern part of the rebel-held areas in eastern Aleppo from the southern one. Sakhur lies on a stretch of just 1.5 kilometres between west Aleppo and Masaken Hanano, now both controlled by the regime. Fabrice Balanche, a Syria expert at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says the regime retaking east " Aleppo would be a turning point" as it would then ...

World Media Singapore military vehicles seized in Hong Kong
Author: 0 Singapore military vehicles seized in Hong Kong

The defense ministry did not comment beyond its official statement. "It is not worth it for China to connect the seizure of the shipment to the issue of the South China Sea". Regional diplomats said that Chinese military officials could be expected to discreetly inspect the vehicles and other equipment. The APCs were on their way back from Taiwan to Singapore after a military exercise.

World Media South Korea president's office explains Viagra purchase
Author: 0 South Korea president's office explains Viagra purchase

The Viagra revelation is the latest twist in a massive political scandal building around Ms Park. All the more shocking then were the revelations of the extraordinary influence wielded over the president by her long-time friend and confidante Choi Soon-sil - now indicted on charges of coercion and abuse of power.

World Media Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighborhood from rebels
Author: 0 Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighborhood from rebels

The city has been divided since 2012 between the rebels in the eastern part of the city and the government forces in the west. An estimated 250,000 civilians are living in the besieged eastern part of the city. The Hanano district is at the center of the rebel-held portion of the city. The ground and air assault has killed 212 civilians, the observatory said.

World Media Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final
Author: 0 Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

The Queens Sports Club has witnessed a tie, and a one-run defeat, but still no cigar for West Indies . Captain Graeme Cremer made no secret of his intention to starve West Indies' batsmen of boundaries as a route towards building pressure at the beginning of this series, and if his batsmen are able to cobble together a score , scoreboard pressure in the chase may be Zimbabwe's best way to find a route past West Indies .

World Media Somali vehicle bomb blasts through market
Author: 0 Somali vehicle bomb blasts through market

The huge blast occurred at a police checkpoint next to a busy vegetable market in Waberi district on Saturday, wrecking the shops and stalls and wounding at least a dozen people, police official Ibrahim Mohamed said. The attack takes place as Somalia is holding a drawn-out, controlled election in which some 14,000 specially selected voters are picking 275 members of parliament who will later join senators in electing a president.

World Media In Greece, Obama tries to reassure North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies
Author: 0 In Greece, Obama tries to reassure North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

President Barack Obama and Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, right, greet guest as they make their way to their seats to begin a State Dinner at the Presidential Mansion, Tuesday, Nov. After his meetings in Berlin, Obama will head to Peru for an Asian economic summit, on the final leg of his last foreign tour. The entire site was closed to the public for Obama's visit, which has played out amid stringent security measures.

Author: 0 S. Korea & Japan Agree To Share Intelligence On N. Korea

Japan and South Korea on Wednesday signed a pact which will enable the two countries to share their military intelligence on North Korea's missiles and nuclear weapons to better counter its repeated provocations. "It is ready to conduct additional nuclear tests and missile launches at any time", the ministry said in a statement. China, already angry at South Korea's planned deployment of an advanced USA missile defense system, sharply criticized Seoul and Tokyo for a "cold war mentality".

World Media German Chancellor Merkel says she's seeking a fourth term
Author: 0 German Chancellor Merkel says she's seeking a fourth term

In all probability she'll win next year's autumn election. Angela Merkel positioned herself as a force for stability in what she called "exceptionally difficult" and uncertain times as she ended months of speculation and announced that she'll run for a fourth term as German chancellor .

Author: 0 Turkey withdraws child marriage bill, submits it for review

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said last week that the claims it would de-facto legalise rape were "completely false" and the measure would only be applied once to past offences committed before November 11, 2016. Hundreds of people, gathering in front of the parliament building to protest the measure, burst into celebrations after Yildirim announced that the government had pulled back the proposal from the Parliament floor.

World Media INEC Chairman says no plans to postpone Ondo elections
Author: 0 INEC Chairman says no plans to postpone Ondo elections

Abdulsalam said that as it happened in other states, there are no security meetings concerning the elections in Ondo despite pending crises. Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, speaking on behalf of his boss said, "INEC has no plan and does not intend to postpone the election".

World Media Champions League adventure keeps Leicester City smiling
Author: 0 Champions League adventure keeps Leicester City smiling

The Champions League match between Leicester and Club Brugge will air live on ESPN3 and will also be available for live stream on the WatchESPN App . The team's last two games were against FC Copenhagen, ticking a 1-0 win and a goalless draw. He did get on the scoresheet for England against Spain during the global break and remains bookies favourite at (2.00) to score anytime.

World Media Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan Wants To Challenge Nancy Pelosi For Minority Leader
Author: 0 Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan Wants To Challenge Nancy Pelosi For Minority Leader

Two days after Democrats delayed leadership elections for the new Congress that convenes in January, Rep. Tim Ryan of OH announced he would challenge Rep. Ryan began receiving calls late last week from fellow House Democrats urging him to challenge Pelosi. " Tim Ryan's average constituent makes $57,000 a year".

World Media Brexit leader Nigel Farage calls Obama a loathsome creature
Author: 0 Brexit leader Nigel Farage calls Obama a loathsome creature

Mr Farage added the President's comments ahead of the European Union referendum that Britain would be at the "back of the queue" was a "Dave and George" stunt. Farage provoked outrage last week when he joked about the possibility of Trump, who has boasted about sexually assaulting women, sexually assaulting May .

Author: 0 In unprecedented act, China bars 2 HK lawmakers from office

China's Parliament passed an interpretation of Hong Kong's Basic Law on Monday, which says politicians must swear allegiance to the city as part of China when they take office. Beijing Monday gave its own "interpretation" of Hong Kong's constitution, the Basic Law, effectively barring Baggio and Yau from being given a second chance to take their oaths.

World Media Four years of frozen TfL fares
Author: 0 Four years of frozen TfL fares

But Khan reiterated his call for the DfT to follow suit and freeze all fares on London's suburban rail routes, which fall outside the TfL's scope and would therefore be subject to inflation adjustments - although reform plans are in place to change this.

Author: 0 Malaysia asks Japan's Abe to convince Trump to support TPP

A Japanese consortium consisting of East Japan Railway, Sumitomo Corp., Mitsubishi Corp., Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are eyeing what is expected to be Malaysia's largest infrastructure project. Uncertainty over the talks shows the difficulties in turning Mr Trump from a freewheeling businessman into a sitting president with a watertight schedule and a fully functioning administration by his inauguration on Jan 20.

World Media Madonna Is Doing Carpool Karaoke With James Corden
Author: 0 Madonna Is Doing Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

The " Material Girl " singer captioned the photo saying she's been riding around Manhattan with James Corden whom she referred to as a hunk of burning love . The biggest stars are jostling to participate in the Karaoke Carpool! Britney Spears, Adele, Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Michelle Obama , Gwen Stefani and Jennifer Lopez have all ridden shotgun for previous iterations.

Author: 0 Judge orders 'Making a Murderer' inmate released by Friday

Duffin ordered Dassey released from prison then, but said he would stay that request if state attorneys appealed. Earlier this week, Duffin granted Dassey supervised release from the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage as he waits for the appeal process.

Author: 0 Diplomat: North Korea Does Not Care Who Is US President

Delegation leader Chung said he expressed hope that the incoming USA administration will tackle the North Korean nuclear issue as a higher priority, and Gardner emphasized that the problem will be one of the top agenda items for the Trump administration.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders talks fixing Democratic Party on 'The Late Show'

So Bernie Sanders supporters must be thinking that he could have beaten Donald Trump, right? "I come from the white working class, and I am deeply humiliated that the Democratic Party can not talk to where I came from". They do believe we should make public colleges and universities tuition-free. We're going to stand together and fight for a government and an economy that works for all of us.

Author: 0 Street battles rage in Mosul as ISIL counterattacks

A local source, requesting anonymity, also said 20 internally displaced people have sustained injuries as ISIS extremists struck their gathering in eastern Mosul. He said the damage was the result of air strikes or bombs placed on the ground as IS militants retreated from the area. "Liberation of ancient Iraqi archaeological sites from the control of forces of dark and evil is a victory not only to Iraqis but for all humanity", Rasheed, deputy minister for tourism and antiquities at the ...

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