All News - 29 November 2017

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The Latest: Nigeria begins repatriating hundreds of migrants

29 November 2017 23:57:04 WN.com - World News

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — The Latest on the European Union-African Union summit (all times local): ......

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Environment groups want pipeline company's lawsuit dismissed

29 November 2017 23:57:04 WN.com - World News

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Environmental groups being sued by the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline have asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit. Netherlands and U.S.-based Greenpeace and Netherlands-based BankTrack argue in court documents that their opposition to the $3.8 billion project to move North Dakota oil to Illinois is protected free speech, not an illegal effort to undermine the developer. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners in August filed a...

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The Latest: Affidavit: Dead infant had fentanyl in system

29 November 2017 23:57:04 WN.com - World News

COVENTRY, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the felony neglect case against the parents of a dead 8-month-old girl (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The parents of an 8-month-old girl who died in Rhode Island last week have pleaded not guilty to felony neglect charges. Steven Gilchrist and Jocelyn Belmore, both 32, were arraigned Wednesday on charges of cruelty to or neglect of a child. Court records say they are being held in jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. Coventry police...

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An attorney for U.S. Rep. John Conyers says the lawmaker has no plans to resign ...

29 November 2017 23:57:04 WN.com - World News

DETROIT (AP) — An attorney for U.S. Rep. John...

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The Kentucky Supreme Court to hear Gay pride T-shirt case

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case regarding a company's refusal to print T-shirts for a gay-pride festival due to religious...

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The Latest: Thile 'in shock' over Keillor dismissal

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the firing of Garrison Keillor over an allegation of inappropriate behavior (all times local): 3 p.m. The musician who took over hosting "A Prairie Home Companion" when Garrison Keillor retired last year says he's "in shock" after Keillor was fired over an accusation of improper behavior. Chris Thile was Keillor's hand-picked successor as host of the popular radio show. Minnesota Public Radio confirmed Wednesday it had terminated contracts with Keillor. Thile later tweeted that he knew nothing about the accusation. The mandolinist says he trusts "that the proper steps are being taken." MPR says an outside law firm is investigating. A longtime voice actor on...

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Facebook pledges $50M a year to match relief donations

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is pledging $50 million a year to match disaster-relief donations, part of a bevy of tools and efforts around charitable causes the social media giant announced on Wednesday. The pledge isn't all new money, but represents an effort to formalize matches Facebook has already been making on...

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Democrats request recounts in 2 Virginia House districts

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democrats have filed recount requests in two House of Delegates districts, and the challenges could determine partisan control of the chamber...

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Suspect in trooper shooting was given deal in 2015 attack

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

DALLAS (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving Day had previously beaten a deputy and...

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Norwegian train kills 17 reindeer in Arctic

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian train smashed into a herd of reindeer in the country’s Arctic region Wednesday, killing 17 animals, days after similar incidents led to the death of more than 100 reindeer. Thor Braekkan of Norwegian rail operator Bane NOR said the latest collision occurred 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) south of where ......

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North Korea latest: US demands all UN nations cut ties with Kim Jong-un's regime

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

The US Ambassador to the United...

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Tommy Fleetwood will get married in the Bahamas after Hero World Challenge

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

NASSAU, Bahamas – Tommy Fleetwood will spend the next few days at the Hero World Challenge trying his best to steer clear of Albany Golf Club’s many bunkers. It’s on Tuesday, two days after the last putt drops, that he’ll be fine with getting some sand in his toes. That’s the day...

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Russia clashes with UN and US over aid to Syrian rebels

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

Russia’s U.N. envoy clashed with the world body’s humanitarian chief as well as U.S. and other Western diplomats on Wednesday over extending the delivery of humanitarian aid across borders and conflict lines in Syria which has helped thousands of people in rebel-held areas. ......

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Women's March organizers launch Christmas-themed campaign to impeach Trump

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

The organizers of the Women’s March on Washington earlier this year are launching a new campaign to impeach the president...

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Argentina sentences 'Angel of Death' to life in prison

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court is sentencing a former navy captain known as the "Angel of Death" to life in prison for dictatorship-era human rights violations committed at a clandestine detention and torture center. ......

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Trump stokes anti-Muslim sentiment; censured here and abroad

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON — Stoking the same anti-Islam sentiments he fanned on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump retweeted a series of inflammatory videos Wednesday that purport to show violence being committed by Muslims. The tweets drew a sharp condemnation from British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office, which said it was “wrong for the president to have done this.” May spokesman James Slack said the far-right Britain First group seeks to divide through its use of “hateful narratives which peddle lies and stoke tensions.” Trump turned away from taxes, North Korea and other issues facing his administration to share the three videos tweeted by Jayda Fransen,...

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War crimes court winds down with defendant’s stunning death

29 November 2017 23:57:03 WN.com - World News

Bosnian people from west part of Mostar watch the live TV broadcast from the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague as Slobodan Praljak brings a bottle to his lips, in southern Bosnian town of Mostar 140 kms south of Sarajevo, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Praljak yelled, “I am not a war criminal!” and appeared to drink from a small bottle, seconds after judges reconfirmed his 20-year prison sentence for involvement in a campaign to drive Muslims out of a would-be Bosnian Croat ministate in Bosnia in the early 1990s. Croatia’s state TV says Praljak who claimed to have taken poison just after his 20-year sentence was upheld by appeals...

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Donald Trump threatens new 'major sanctions' on North Korea

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US could target financial institutions doing business with the North as Donald Trump vows additional major sanctions will be imposed on the hermit kingdom today. ......

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Croat general performs ultimate act at war crimes trial

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

Slobodan Praljak, a former film and theater director turned wartime general, was always known for theatrics. So, when the former Bosnian Croat military commander suddenly threw back his head and drank what he said was poison from a small bottle after his 20-year war crimes sentence was upheld by a U.N. court today, many Croats watching the drama unfold on live TV thought it was yet another bluff. But it wasn’t. The 72-year-old silver-bearded Praljak died soon after being rushed from the U.N....

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Reluctant landowners stymie Texas cities' growth plans

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

DALLAS Shannon and Jason Blake traded life in the booming Dallas suburb of Frisco last year for a farmhouse and 30 acres outside of McKinney, about 10 miles away. They turned some of the new land into a makeshift running track for their six young kids, who are homeschooled, and they cherish the freedom to use their property the way they wish. When McKinney told them in September that it planned to expand its borders to include their land and about 4,000 more unincorporated acres, the Blakes and their neighbors pushed back, fearing new property restrictions, regulations and taxes. McKinney abandoned the plan earlier this month. "We bought this...

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Conte sent to stands as Chelsea beats Swansea 1-0

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

LONDON Antonio Conte was sent to the stands for the second half as Chelsea claimed its fifth Premier League win in six games with a 1-0 defeat of Swansea on Wednesday. The Chelsea coach was dismissed from the touchline by...

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Jay-Z seems to confirm he cheated on Beyoncé in candid interview

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

Jay-Z has strongly implied that he was unfaithful to his wife, fellow superstar Beyoncé, in an emotional...

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Trump to impose additional sanctions on N.Korea

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said "additional major sanctions" will be imposed on North Korea, after Pyongyang on Wednesday carried out an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. The US President said on Twitter on Wednesday that he had spoken with Chinese President Xi...

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Palestinian rivals delay full Gaza handover by 10 days

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

GAZA (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to delay final transfer of power of the Gaza Strip from Hamas to the Western-backed Palestinian government by 10 days to Dec. 10 to allow time to "complete arrangements", officials said. ......

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Iceland's Left-Green opposition leader to become new prime minister

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Iceland's opposition leader Katrin Jakobsdottir will become the country's new prime minister, after her Left-Green Movement on Wednesday agreed to form a coalition government, state broadcaster RUV reported. ......

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U.N. tells North Korea envoy that Pyongyang must stop 'destabilising steps'

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman met with North Korea's Ambassador Ja Song Nam on Wednesday to tell him Pyongyang must "desist from taking any further destabilising steps" after the country launched another ballistic missile. ......

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LNA-linked groups appear responsible for east Libya killings - HRW

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

TUNIS (Reuters) - The bodies of 36 men found near the eastern Libyan town of al-Abyar in October appear to have been summarily executed by armed groups loyal to Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. ......

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Malta: Slain reporter's family warns against sabotaged probe

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

The family of a Maltese journalist killed by a car bomb has accused a government minister of...

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Croat war criminal’s shocking death stuns U.N. tribunal

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Seconds after a U.N. judge confirmed his 20-year war crimes sentence on Wednesday, former Bosnian Croat military...

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Trump: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un ‘a sick puppy’

29 November 2017 23:57:02 WN.com - World News

President Trump took another dig at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Wednesday, calling him "a sick puppy."         ......

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