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As heavy fighting continues in eastern Aleppo, the humanitarian situation is "known to be catastrophic", the ICRC said. Kerry arrived in Paris Friday pushing for a ceasefire in the city, home to retreating rebels backed by the United States which face an onslaught from Syrian forces supported by Russian Federation.
  • Matteo Renzi resigns as Italian premier after losing referendum

    Matteo Renzi resigns as Italian premier after losing referendum

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    Investors are anxious over the possibility of new elections in the third-largest euro economy and with the impact that the ongoing political instability will have for the fragile banking system. The markets moved higher and Italy's government bond yields fell on Wednesday amid reports that the government in Rome was preparing to take a €2bn controlling stake in the bank and to ask for a €15bn eurozone loan to bail out the troubled banks.
  • Trump says he has consulted with Obama on Cabinet picks

    Trump says he has consulted with Obama on Cabinet picks

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    He's considered a hardliner on Iran and is sure to appeal to Trump's supporters who see his pledge to rip up the Iran deal as a key priority. That would include United States support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and recognition of longstanding threats, including from Russian Federation.
  • Turkey renews call for ceasefire in Aleppo

    Turkey renews call for ceasefire in Aleppo

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    Attacks on the city increased in recent weeks as the forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad try to capture the whole city. The opposition Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which relies on a network of activists on the ground, said two pilots were killed when rebel fighters targeted the aircraft as it approached Aleppo airport to the east of the city.
  • Trump President-elect talk with Taiwan leader a 'courtesy call' - VP-elect

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    US President-elect Donald Trump has posted a number of tweets criticising its own operations in the South China Sea and China because of its monetary policy. China claims much of the water territory of South China Sea, a claim also being made by Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan. Since then, Beijing has been wary of Taipei's movements, especially where it involves Washington as China regards the self-governing island nation as a renegade province.
  • Hillary Clinton to participate in Wisconsin recount

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    President-elect Donald Trump, however, has criticised the recount effort. Appearing on CNN , Stein dismissed Trump's suggestion that the funds wouldn't be spent on the recount. Marc Elias , the campaign's general counsel, shared a statement on Medium explaining the campaign had not planned to call for a recount, but will participate in the recount initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein .
  • Professor's anti-Trump classroom rant snowballs into college scandal

    Professor's anti-Trump classroom rant snowballs into college scandal

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    The school's College Republicans have filed a formal complaint with the office of college president Dennis Harkins. The attorney wants the professor to apologize and take an anger-management class, the OC Register reported. OCC Republican Club president Joshua Recalde Martinez, who first shared the video, along with the club's lawyer, filed a formal complaint against Cox on November 30.
  • Supreme Court Throws Out $399M Judgment Against Samsung in Apple Patent Dispute

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    Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote for the court that the law does not require damages to be based on the entire product, but can be limited to only a component of the product. But "the term "article of manufacture" [in patent law] is broad enough to embrace both a product sold to a consumer and a component of that product, whether sold separately or not", Sotomayor wrote.