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Il 7 dicembre un sisma di magnitudo 6 ,5 ha colpito la provincia nordoccidentale indonesiana di Aceh , nell'isola di Sumatra . Il bilancio aggiornato parla di 102 morti; i feriti, invece, sono più di 700. Oltre 11 mila persone sono state evacuate. "Stiamo medicando la gente all'esterno". Molti abitanti si sono rifugiati sulle alture nel timore di tsunami, ma nessun allerta è stato emanato.
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    Ash from structure fires can contain hazardous materials. " Age shouldn't matter on something like this", said Katerina Mills, a Gatlinburg resident who had evacuated to a shelter, in an interview with The Washington Post . Faison said in a phone interview unless a minor has done it, purposefully starting a fire amounts to an act of terrorism, "worse than a bomb going off", and he thinks the death penalty would be appropriate.
  • Russia, US close to deal over Syria's Aleppo as killing continues

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    More than 30,000 of the estimated 275,000 residents of besieged eastern part have fled to western Aleppo . Plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the east. The ICRC and SARC stand ready to act as a neutral intermediary between all sides, and to assist civilians in areas of heavy fighting inside Eastern Aleppo where the humanitarian situation is known to be catastrophic.
  • Jill Stein's Pennsylvania recount lawsuit gets a hearing

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    Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has delivered $3.5 million to the state of Wisconsin to guarantee a recount of the presidential vote there. Early estimates indicated the recount may cost more than one million dollars. Clinton's decision to join an effort to force recounts of votes from the November 8 election in up to three crucial states has been labelled "sad" by Trump , who added, "nothing will change".
  • Trump to Nominate Antigay, Antichoice Rep. Tom Price as HHS Secretary

    Trump to Nominate Antigay, Antichoice Rep. Tom Price as HHS Secretary

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    Democrats pledged Tuesday to wage a vigorous war questioning Tom Price's nomination as secretary of health and human services, centering on his sympathy for privatizing Medicare. Price is a staunch opponent of women's reproductive rights, having voted repeatedly to prohibit federal funding for abortion. Miller says the law "is imploding" because of increasing premiums and other costs.
  • Who Is Steven Mnuchin, Trump's Treasury Pick?

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    It carried out more than 36,000 foreclosures during Mnuchin's reign, according to the nonprofit California Reinvestment Coalition , which accused OneWest of shoddy foreclosure practices and avoiding business in largely black or Latino neighborhoods, claims the bank has denied.
  • Campus officer shot teen with knife at Nevada high school

    Campus officer shot teen with knife at Nevada high school

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    Reno Police Chief Jason Soto said the incident began at 11:25 a.m. with an altercation between two students. Washoe County School District officials said earlier the student who was shot was 16 years old. According to NBC News, Broadway said that there had been around 40 students who witnessed the fight and the teen getting shot, and many had taken video of it with their cellphones.
  • Thousands pay respects at Pearl Harbor

    Thousands pay respects at Pearl Harbor

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    The surprise attack on December 7, 1941, was carried out by the Japanese. The VFW had a special guest to raise the flag - local World War II Army veteran William Schluter, who was at Pearl Harbor on that fateful day. "It had been building up before that, but when the attack came it was a total surprise", Schroeder said. Mr. Keith has gone back to Pearl Harbor several times .
  • Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump's MI win

    Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump's MI win

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    The proceeding will take place just days before the December 13 federal deadline for the state to certify its votes, setting up a tight window for the examination should the judge allow it to proceed. Trump won the state by 22,000 votes over Clinton. A recount is ongoing in Wisconsin, and Stein is seeking one in Pennsylvania. Trump has 306 electoral votes to Clintons 232; 270 are needed to win.