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Apple refused the court order for months, arguing that doing so would set a risky precedent in the trade-off between user privacy and security versus national security. The two sides have sparred in the past over the first investigative steps involving an iPhone. "You can't go to a judge and argue there's a future threat like in San Bernardino", he said.
  • Judge issues gag order in Manafort, Gates case

    Judge issues gag order in Manafort, Gates case

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    A week ago, she encouraged the lawyers not to present their defense from the courthouse steps. Paul Manafort , former campaign manager for U.S. President Donald Trump, departs after a bond hearing at U.S. The indictment unsealed that same day included the first criminal allegations disclosed by the office of special counsel Robert Mueller , which is investigating possible Russian influence in USA political affairs including the 2016 election of President Donald Trump.
  • United States tightens sanctions against Cuba

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    The changes, detailed Wednesday, aim to negate much of former President Barack Obama's large-scale efforts to normalize diplomacy with the Caribbean island nation after more than a half-century of icy relations. Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin laid out the new rules , which will take effect on Thursday. In a statement , the group Engage Cuba - which advocates for an end to the USA embargo on Cuba - said the regulations "create a more convoluted, confusing and counterproductive approach ...
  • Syria army, allies retake last IS-held town

    Syria army, allies retake last IS-held town

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    On November 3, the Russian Defense Ministry said IS-controlled areas in Syria had shrunk to less than 5 percent of the country's land area. Islamic State has been all but destroyed over the past two years. Syrian state television declared "Albu Kamal is liberated". Iraqi military officials say small groups of Islamic State militants are still entrenched in the town of Rawa and the border desert strip with Syria.
  • Retired Navy vet charged with kidnapping woman found dead

    Retired Navy vet charged with kidnapping woman found dead

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    Video showed her arriving to work September 18 at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek Fort-Story, the last place she was ever seen, according to WAVY-TV. Investigators also found Billie's trousers and a shoe inside the auto. Her cellphone was found in a dumpster later the same day. Billie was seen wearing dark clothing when she entered the base around 5 a.m.
  • Former President Obama Reports For Jury Duty

    Former President Obama Reports For Jury Duty

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    Obama watched the entire 20-minute educational video during his time at the Daley Center, Evans said. But Obama was ready to serve if told to do so, Evans said. Other presidents like George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were called for the duty in 2015 and 2003 but were not picked. He was not selected to sit on a jury.
  • Ramaphosa under fire from ANC Youth League

    Ramaphosa under fire from ANC Youth League

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    The Commander Kofifi branch in Protea Glen, Soweto, has over 400 members and nominated Ramaphosa as their preferred successor to President Jacob Zuma at their general meeting on Sunday night. The slate included current secretary-general Gwede Mantashe as chairman, Gauteng chairman Paul Mashatile as treasurer-general and his ally in KwaZulu-Natal, Senzo Mchunu, as secretary-general.
  • AAP in a fix over RS seats

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    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) can win all the three Rajya Sabha seats falling vacant in January, but intense factionalism appears to be tying its hands to nominate its partymen and force the leadership to look for outsiders. Asked how AAP founding-member Kumar Vishwas , who was in the race for a Rajya Sabha seat would react to Rajan being invited, the leader said "the party's decision is supreme and everyone will have to obey it".
  • Harun Mwau petitions Uhuru's win in repeat presidential poll

    Harun Mwau petitions Uhuru's win in repeat presidential poll

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    In their petition, Mue and Khalifa claim that: "IEBC and Wafula Chebukati spectacularly failed to exercise independence while conducting the fresh presidential election". "This renders the elections held on October 26 invalid as they were conducted in an unconstitutional, irregular, illegal manner and in flagrant disobedience of the court directions".
  • Germany to recognise third gender

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    CNN reports the court said the new legislation must be in force by 31 December. The case was brought forward by an "intersex" individual, after many lower courts denied their request to include "inter" and "various" as identifiers at birth.
  • Kremlin reveals Putin-Trump meeting agenda

    Kremlin reveals Putin-Trump meeting agenda

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    He told reporters in Seoul: "We are calling on all responsible nations, including Russian Federation and China, to demand an end to the North Korea nuclear threat for peace". -ASEAN and East Asia summits and meet for the first time with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Mr Trump's demands for China and Russian Federation to work with the United States come despite the Kremlin admitting Washington and Moscow do not co-operate on the deepening North Korea tensions.
  • Mugabe Knifes VP, Could Install Wife

    Mugabe Knifes VP, Could Install Wife

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    Mnangagwa's removal follows fierce dispute between him and the first lady Grace Mugabe. Some army generals backed Mr Mnangagwa to succeed Mr Mugabe and have publicly said they will not allow someone who did not fight in the 1970s independence war to rule - Ms Mugabe did not fight in that war.
  • Church surveillance released showing the moment kidnapping victim Sherri Papini reappeared

    Church surveillance released showing the moment kidnapping victim Sherri Papini reappeared

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    The video shows a slender figure clad in light coloured sweatpants and a dark top running towards the church along the highway, then disappearing from view for several seconds before reappearing on the Interstate 5 northbound on ramp. Shocking new surveillance video shows California mom Sherri Papini in the moments before she was found following her mysterious disappearance.
  • Ravi Bhalla - first Sikh mayor of New Jersey's Hoboken City

    Ravi Bhalla - first Sikh mayor of New Jersey's Hoboken City

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    Adding to this, the details of the conflict of interest with the water supplier has been written in much smaller size. Some said the election of #Hoboken mayor Ravi Bhalla is a sign that hate won't win. The emailer claimed that Indian and Chinese are taking over the town. Falguni Patel was elected to the Edison Township School Board. New Jersey's city of Hoboken has got its first ever Sikh mayor after an ugly phase of campaigning.
  • Phil Murphy holds big lead but Kim Guadagno gaining traction

    Phil Murphy holds big lead but Kim Guadagno gaining traction

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    The former sheriff of Monmouth County had criticized her political partner for trying to raise the gas tax in the state, and said it was "beyond words" when he was spotted enjoying the beach on Labor Day after beaches had been closed due to a government shutdown, and laughed off a question of whether she'd appoint Christie as senator if Democrat Bob Menendez was convicted of corruption charges.
  • Avis Budget Group (CAR) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

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    The New York-based Glenview Mgmt Lc has invested 1.38% in Avis Budget Group Inc . The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $37.80. Doubts about over-capacity and industry pricing have weighed on the rental auto companies' shares, as have concerns that off-lease cars are flooding the used-car market.
  • Uber Driver Gets Tips Stolen By Money-Grabbing Passenger

    Uber Driver Gets Tips Stolen By Money-Grabbing Passenger

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    Looking directly at the camera, she dips her hand into the jar, grabs a handful of notes and dashes out of the auto. And when the auto stopped at their destination, the woman dipped her left hand into the jar, grabbed the wad of cash and quickly made her escape from the vehicle before the driver knew what happened.
  • The Stifel Nicolaus Downgrade Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) to Hold

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    Several other brokerages have also weighed in on ETE . Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) average trading volume of 6,861,765 during the past month is 29.69% above its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been more active than usual in the stock in recent times.
  • Georgia Teacher Threatens To Shoot Student

    Georgia Teacher Threatens To Shoot Student

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    The mother of the student that the teacher was allegedly speaking to posted the video to Facebook on Friday, saying that she was "outraged" that the incident occurred. "And I want him fired and I want charges pressed against him", she said, . "We were made aware of the video Thursday afternoon and immediately launched an investigation into this personnel matter, which is ongoing at this time", said Cindy Ball, Rockdale County Public Schools' director of strategy and innovation, in a ...
  • Key Republican says ObamaCare mandate repeal could be in tax bill

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    Brady reportedly told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday he is still considering including the mandate repeal in the tax reform bill, but first wants to see the CBO score, according to the Washington Examiner . "The individual mandate will be repealed by the president while Congress makes excuses". Still, Cole was not convinced that it would be included. Senate GOP leaders say that they plan to roll out their own tax bills on Thursday this week.
  • Baa-rack! Cambridge scientists train sheep to recognise Emma Watson, Barrack Obama

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    Quick and easy facial recognition is an important social skill for humans. They could also recognise the celebrity faces when they were presented in different perspectives, an ability previously only shown in humans. Since the handler cares for the sheep daily, the animals were familiar with her - although they had never seen a 2-D photo of her face. By the end of this experiment, the sheep chose a familiar celebrity's face over a stranger's face about 79 percent of the time on average.
  • Snap Inc. (SNAP) Lifted to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc

    Snap Inc. (SNAP) Lifted to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc

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    Mr. Spiegel also said that Snap was redesigning its app to make it easier to use and that the company would focus on user growth in 2018, as well as on content and augmented reality. Snap's revenue for the quarter was up 153.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Snap will post -2.81 earnings per share for the current year.
  • Pakistan, Iran assure not to let their soils use against each other

    Pakistan, Iran assure not to let their soils use against each other

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    The Inter-Services Public Relations, in a statement, said Gen Bajwa also visited the headquarters of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and interacted with the senior leadership of the corps. The delegation-level talks held between the two sides this week would have viewed some of the irritants and underscored the need for cooperation in the context of emerging threats to regional security.
  • NATO To Agree To Send More Troops To Afghanistan

    NATO To Agree To Send More Troops To Afghanistan

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    Meanwhile, there is less than 7,000 personnel in NATO's command structure in seven commands now, he said . Pavel described Russian Federation as a "potential threat", while the West was alarmed by Moscow's war games in September that massed tens of thousands of troops and may have tested electronic warfare tools on Latvia, NATO officials say.
  • Police looking for suspect who allegedly robbed store armed with tools

    Police looking for suspect who allegedly robbed store armed with tools

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    The first suspect approached the counter with a gun, demanded money and two tellers put $3,618 "in small denominations" on the counter, according to state police. The suspect was described as a white man, 6 feet tall, with a slender build and wearing a green sweatshirt with the hood up during the robbery and blue jeans.
  • Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating US

    Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating US

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    Republican Party has become", said Mohamed Adow of International Climate Lead for Christian Aid. However, the agreement doesn't set binding limits on emissions, and each country sets its own targets and is free to change them. According to the reports , The Trump administration filed a formal notice with the United Nations in August that it would be leaving the agreement "as soon as it is eligible to do so".
  • Early Memo by James Comey Accuses Clinton of Gross Negligence on Emails

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    Tarlov pointed out that Trump also allegedly tried to influence an FBI probe, as Comey claimed during a testimony before a Senate panel that Trump asked him to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The senators released partial transcripts of interviews the Judiciary Committee conducted with US officials to back up the statement. "Wow, looks like James Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton long before the investigation was over ...
  • At least two police officers injured in Abbotsford, BC, suspect in custody

    At least two police officers injured in Abbotsford, BC, suspect in custody

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    Another sister-in-law, Pamela Arfmann, told Global News her brother-in-law was a retired truck driver who had been living in an RV in B.C. after selling his home previous year in Alberta. The vehicle, a 2016 Ford Mustang, had been stolen from a nearby dealership Saturday during a test drive. The injured APD officer was pronounced dead in hospital shortly after arrival.
  • Journalists Slam Trump For Copying Fish Food Dump

    Journalists Slam Trump For Copying Fish Food Dump

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    Share price of Ukai Co., which operates the upmarket restaurant chain, surged as much as 7.3% on Monday. But before he could restart his war or mouth with North Korea Kim Jong-un, liberal mainstream media has found a powerful news that is more important than nuclear war - animal cruelty .
  • New Zealand mourns after 'First Cat' run over by auto

    New Zealand mourns after 'First Cat' run over by auto

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    When Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand's new prime minister last month she also brought with her a polydactyl cat, named Paddles . And on behalf of Paddles , please be kind to the SPCA [Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals].
  • Koenigsegg Agera RS becomes world's fastest auto

    Koenigsegg Agera RS becomes world's fastest auto

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    Today, the Swedish hypercar company has released the complete footage of its top-speed record, where the Agera RS averaged 277.9 miles per hour traveling in opposite directions. The Koenigsegg Agera RS pumps out 1,360 horsepower and 1,011 lb-ft of torque directed to the rear wheels. The run took place on a closed road near Las Vegas and Koenigsegg claims it as a new world record, although as it goes with these things, it could take some time for Guinness World Records to officially verify ...
  • Santa had a crack pipe, police say

    Santa had a crack pipe, police say

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    During the stop, police said they found hypodermic needles and empty bags of crack and heroin in the vehicle of the former NJ Transit worker. Santa Claus is coming to. A 66-year-old man who volunteers as Santa in New Jersey was caught with a crack pipe and other drug paraphernalia in his vehicle during a traffic stop, according to authorities.
  • Pakistani consulate staffer killed in Afghanistan

    Pakistani consulate staffer killed in Afghanistan

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    Tillerson emphasised India's role for Afghanistan peace - a strategy contested by Pakistan. She said terrorist safe havens were in Afghanistan where over forty five percent area of the country was without any governance. About anti-Pakistan posters in London, she briefed the senate committee that the posters had been removed after Pakistan's protest. The foreign secretary said Pakistan had summoned British High Commissioner Thomas Drew last week and lodged strong protest over the hate ...
  • Political parties observe 'Black Day' over demonetisation

    Political parties observe 'Black Day' over demonetisation

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    The second video shows how demonetisation has curbed black money , making it hard for politicians to lure voters with their unexplained money. As part of the "black day" observance, the Congress will organise processions and rallies across the country during the day while carrying placards and banners.
  • Unbelievable 1-2-3 For Irish Horses In The Melbourne Cup

    Unbelievable 1-2-3 For Irish Horses In The Melbourne Cup

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    Rekindling continued Ireland's fine Melbourne Cup record since the Dermot Weld-trained Vintage Crop raced away with the 1993 trophy and became the first victor prepared outside Australia and New Zealand. Jockey Joao Moreira was also injured in the fall, forcing him from his ride on Thomas Hobson in the Cup. I'd lost my spot, just chipping away trying to get back to where I was.
  • WOW air offers £99 flights to NY

    WOW air offers £99 flights to NY

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    Icelandic airline WOW Air has announced details of a new route from Dublin to John F. Kennedy Airport in NY, via Reykjavik, beginning in April of next year. According to the airline, their new £99 offering is £24 less than the actual cost of Air Passenger Duty for each traveller. In total, WOW now offers ten transatlantic destinations from Ireland via Reykjavík, including Boston, Washington, D.C., Montréal, Toronto, LA, San Francisco, Miami, Pittsburgh and Chicago.
  • Air Force Secretary: 'We've Taken Responsibility' For Texas Church Shooter Getting Gun

    Air Force Secretary: 'We've Taken Responsibility' For Texas Church Shooter Getting Gun

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    He should have failed a federal background check during that purchase because of his military record, said former Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, who in 1995 authored Texas' concealed handgun license law. The failure to relay the information prevented the entry of his conviction into the federal database that must be checked before someone is able to purchase a firearm.