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Prime Minister Najib Razak has been under widespread pressure to resign and face trial over his involvement in a multi-billion global corruption scandal. Bersih said on Twitter that police raided its office on Friday and detained its chairwoman Maria Chin and another official Mandeep Singh. Amnesty International called the arrests "the latest in a series of crude and heavy-handed attempts" to silence dissent.
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    Who is Nikki Haley, Donald Trump's new United Nations ambassador?

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    Mrs Haley has little foreign policy experience but has made a dozen trips overseas on trade missions for her state, including one to Europe in 2011 when she was criticised for running up expenses of $127,000 for SC taxpayers. In a videotaped holiday greeting to the public on Wednesday, he acknowledged the wounds left by a "long and bruising political campaign". Trump called Ms DeVos "a brilliant and passionate education advocate" in a statement.
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    He was shot as he tried to arrest DeAngelo Davis, who was arraigned Friday on murder and gun charges. The trio said they'd never met Officer Rose but felt he'd been protecting their neighborhood. There was a scuffle with police, and one of the officers involved suffered minor injuries, according to Holt. He died Wednesday evening in a hospital.
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    The bus driver, 24-year-old Johnthony Walker, is charged with vehicular homicide. (Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP). A sixth child has died in the aftermath of Monday afternoon's Chattanooga school bus crash. A makeshift memorial to the victims has grown with people adding more stuffed animals, flowers and balloons to the collection. Their families remembered them as fun, happy children taken much too soon.
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    Respected Nitish Kumarji and the JD (U) have supported the demonetisation move by the Centre only in the national interest. The RLD along with Mr Kumar was working at what RLD chief Ajit Singh's father and former PM, Charan Singh called "Ajgar" (python) formula, comprising the Ahirs, Jats, Gujjars and Rajputs.
  • Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally - ap embed

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    With the recount threatening to revive debate about the legitimacy of Trump's victory - Clinton won far more popular votes, while he carried the all-important Electoral College count - Trump aides pushed back hard on Sunday, even while continuing to wage an extraordinarily public battle over the makeup of the future cabinet.
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    Most Colombian political parties support the new agreement and Santos is confident it will pass in the legislative branch. Both men signed a historic peace agreement, then shook hands. "We invite citizens to persist in the struggle for the future of democracy", said the Democratic Center Party led by Alvaro Uribe, the conservative ex-president.
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    Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to Artavis Scott during the second half of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina Saturday, Nov. "This guy has been wonderful", Swinney said. Rogers scored an 8-yard run in the opening quarter and Virginia Tech added three touchdowns in the second quarter.
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    Two women and eight men between the ages of 20 and 37 were shot in the crossfire - with none of those injured involved in the initial argument. He said officers were nearby, heard the shots and ran toward them. NOPD Homicide detectives are investigating. About 30 police officers were on the block when the shooting happened. "It was panic. Everybody started running", he said.
  • Could the Electoral College block Donald Trump and make Hillary Clinton President?

    Could the Electoral College block Donald Trump and make Hillary Clinton President?

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    Thanks to votes still being counted in California and other western areas, Clinton's vote advantage hit the 2 million mark on Wednesday morning, according to Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report . That will give him well over 300 electoral votes, a veritable electoral landslide. GETTYDonald Trump could face being blocked from the White HouseCould the Electoral College block Donald Trump? .