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Eastern Aleppo is now encircled by government troops, and the fighting has affected thousands of civilians still trapped in the city. "I was feeling it would be a awful battle ending by Christmas-New Year". But they will not leave the city. Russian Federation said today that it was ready for talks with the United States about the withdrawal of all Syrian opposition factions from eastern Aleppo where advances by the Russian Federation and Iran-backed Syrian army and its Shia militia ...
  • Woman, two daughters killed in Gatlinburg fires

    Woman, two daughters killed in Gatlinburg fires

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    The Reeds lived on Wiley Oakley Drive outside of Gatlinburg . Our sister station in Tennessee, WATE , met Michael Reed at the LeConte Center. Their son Nick, 15, is safe. "We appreciate the outpouring of love from around the nation and specifically here in Sevier County". While stuck in traffic in the family's only auto, Reed's phone rang.
  • Dublin flights hit as Lufthansa pilots start two-day strike

    Dublin flights hit as Lufthansa pilots start two-day strike

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    Lufthansa pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced an additional strike for Thursday, November 24th. Though Cockpit had earlier called for a 24-hour stoppage but late yesterday it said that the strike would continue into Thursday for both long and short-haul flights leaving Germany.
  • Mosques get letters warning Trump will be Hitler to Muslims

    Mosques get letters warning Trump will be Hitler to Muslims

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    Copies of the same letter were also delivered to two Islamic Centers in southern California, the Los Angeles chapter of the Center for American-Islamic Relations said Friday. The Pomona Mosque said on its Facebook page that it received the letter Friday. Hes going to cleanse America and make it shine again. However, there has been no response from him in the aftermath of the series of hate letters being received by mosques in different parts of the country.
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    The Turkish state has lost its patience and its stimulus for accession to the European Union, said Turkish President Erdogan in a statement to regional authorities in Ankara. Stephen O'Brien, the United Nations under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, on Wednesday pleaded with the Security Council to help break the siege of Aleppo, warning that residents of the Syrian city were at risk of extermination.
  • Don't use expats as Brexit 'bargaining chips', says European Union chief Donald Tusk

    Don't use expats as Brexit 'bargaining chips', says European Union chief Donald Tusk

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    Asked if " have cake and eat it " was indeed government strategy, he said: "It would be nice to have but it's not the policy". Theresa May had been sounding positive about clinching an early agreement on the citizenship issue but Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel made clear there could be special deals before the United Kingdom entered into the formal negotiation process by invoking Article 50, which the PM is due to do before the end of March.
  • Iraqi army gains control of Nineveh Plains, turns focus to Mosul

    Iraqi army gains control of Nineveh Plains, turns focus to Mosul

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    Iraqi Golden Special Forces Commander Maan Zeid Ibrahim detailed the advances on the Mosul front Monday, in a manner that highlighted the tedious nature of uprooting the terrorist group: "Today as we have completed Khazra apartments, and other districts of Karkukli, Arbajyah, and Bakir, God willing tomorrow we will head towards other districts following clearing more than 20 districts on the left side".
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    At least nine people are dead and "dozens" more are missing after a fire at an unsanctioned dance party inside a warehouse in California , officials said. "It appears that either you got out or you got trapped inside", Kelly said. Four of the nine bodies had been taken out of the burned building by 4:30 p.m.
  • Jobs data likely to confirm Trump will inherit solid economy

    Jobs data likely to confirm Trump will inherit solid economy

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    The U.S. central bank raised its benchmark overnight interest rate last December for the first time in almost a decade. The drop in the unemployment rate has increased speculation that the Fed will indeed hike rates later this month, given the central bank's stance on making changes to rates based on inflation expectations.