Chuck Hagel Steps Down as Defense Secretary
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Chuck Hagel announces his resignation as Sec. of Defense. WSJ's Julian Barnes discusses the departure and who may be Mr. Hagel's replacement. Photo: AP. By. Julian E. Barnes And. Julian E. Barnes. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyJulian E.
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Why Iran And the US Need Each Other More Than Ever
Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif before a meeting in Vienna, Nov. 23, 2014. Ronald Zak—Reuters. Once, each needed the other to be their defining enemy. Now, both sides need the other to help resolve a freshly delayed ...
Iran nuclear talks extended for 7 months amid impasse ahead of deadlineWashington Post
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Theresa May says around FORTY major terror plots thwarted by security service ...
Forty major terror plots against Britain have been thwarted since the 7/7 bombings, Theresa May revealed today. Mumbai-style mass killings and a plan to blow up the London stock exchange are among the murderous plots averted by spooks since July 2005, ...
UK terror measures target schools, prisons and universitiesFinancial Times
Theresa May: British security services foiled 40 terror plots since 7/7 attacksThe Independent
Teachers will be forced by law to help fight extremism, says Theresa MayTES News
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Tamir Rice shooting: What is an airsoft gun?
Tamir E. Rice, 12, was shot by Cleveland police outside Cudell Recreation Center Saturday evening after police said he brandished what would turn out to be a BB gun when officers told him to keep his hands in the air, police said. Cory Shaffer | Northeast ...
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Turkish President Says Men and Women Are Not Equal
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has caused a controversy by saying women and men are not equal–at a women's justice summit. “You cannot put women and men on an equal footing,” Erdogan said. “It is against nature. They were created ...
Turkish president Erdogan says gender equality 'contrary to nature' during ...ABC Online
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Turkey's Erdogan disputes gender equality as 'against nature'Los Angeles Times
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Two NATO Troops, 6 Civilians Killed in Afghan Bombings
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The attacks came a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens at a volleyball tournament. Afghan children are treated at a Paktika hospital after a suicide attack in the Yahyakhail district. Children are treated at a hospital after a suicide bomber attack at a ...
2 American troops among 50 killed in Afghan attacksCBS News
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2 Foreign Soldiers Are Said to Have Been Killed in AfghanistanNew York Times
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Islamic State group recruits, exploits children
BEIRUT (AP) — Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police. In Raqqa, the Islamic State group's de facto ...
US, allies conduct 24 strikes on Islamic State in Iraq, Syria - Central CommandReuters Africa
ISIS actively recruiting, exploiting childrenKhaleej Times
U.S., allies conduct 24 strikes on Islamic State in Iraq, Syria: CENTCOMTODAYonline
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Swiss museum to accept Nazi art trove
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BERLIN: A Swiss museum said on Monday that it would accept a German recluse's bequest of a trove of over 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era. The decision, announced in Berlin, covers priceless paintings and sketches by Picasso, Monet, Chagall ...
Spectre of Nazis' looting haunts museum over 'tainted' trove of artThe Globe and Mail
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Cornelius Gurlitt art trove accepted by Swiss museumLos Angeles Times
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Netanytahu vows to pass nationality law
JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister vowed Monday to pass a contentious nationality law that has threatened the stability of his fragile coalition government, but he left the door open for negotiations to soften it. The bill formally would identify Israel as the ...
Two Israeli Men Injured in Jerusalem Knife Attack, Police SayBusinessweek
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Israel's security brass: Abbas blocking Palestinian uprisingHaaretz
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Morocco flash floods cause casualties in south
Flooding in southern Morocco has killed 32 people and six others are missing after the heavy rains, officials say. A girl of nine was among those who had been swept away by the raging waters of the Tamsourt River, media reports said. Around 100 mud-brick ...
Morocco floods death toll rises to 32 as torrents of water wash away buildingsDaily Mail
Heavy rains and floods kill 32 in southern MoroccoCTV News
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Lithuania agrees to supply Ukraine with military aid, Poroshenko says
Lithuania has decided to provide limited military aid to Ukraine following a meeting between Presidents Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine and Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania in Kiev. The move aims to bolster military cooperation between the two states. "We have ...
Ukraine leader, under pressure from West, pledges new government soonTODAYonline
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Ukrainian president expects new Cabinet of Ministers to begin to be formed this ...Interfax
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Family of mother who abandoned baby boy in a drain speak out for the first time
The woman lives with her aunt, uncle and cousins in Sydney's west, court documents said, while her immediate family - her parents and siblings - live in Samoa. It's claimed that the mother hid her pregnancy from both her family and the father of her child after ...
Mother charged after newborn survives five days abandoned in storm drain by ...National Post
Australian baby survives as many as 5 days in a drainThe Week Magazine
Mom Charged Drain: Mom Charged With Attempted Murder After Leaving ...The Inquisitr
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U.S. to supply small arms, mortars, GPS gear to Kurds and Iraqis
In this Friday, June 13, 2014 photo, Iraqi Shiite fighters deploy with their weapons while chanting slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, to help the military, which defends the capital in Baghdad's Sadr City, Iraq.
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China dismisses US call to halt island construction project in South China Sea - Christian Science Monitor
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China dismisses US call to halt island construction project in South China Sea
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China says its construction of an island on top of a reef in the contested Spratly Islands is 'completely justifiable.' It appears the expanded island could accommodate an airfield. By Arthur Bright, Staff writer November 24, 2014. close. In this Feb. 25, 2014 file ...
Palawan court convicts Chinese fishermen for poachingBusinessWorld Online Edition
Chinese Fishermen Avoid Prison Sentence in Poaching CaseWall Street Journal
Philippines fines Chinese fishermen $102000 each for poachingReuters Africa
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British banker Rurik Jutting ruled fit for Hong Kong murders trial
A BRITISH banker accused of killing two Indonesian women was yesterday ruled fit to stand trial. However, there will be a delay of months as prosecutors comb over forensic evidence found with the victims' mutilated bodies in his upmarket Hong Kong ...
Sumarti Ningsih murder: From Indonesia to Hong KongBBC News
British banker charged in Hong Kong killings fit for trial, judge rulesThe Globe and Mail
British banker deemed fit to enter plea in trial for killings of womenCTV News
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Russia puts losses from sanctions, sliding oil at up to $140 bln/year
MOSCOW Nov 24 (Reuters) - A slump in oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis are costing Russia up to $140 billion a year, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday. "We're losing around $40 billion a year because of geopolitical ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin opening a monument at the Kremlin Wall ...The Australian
Russian Official Says Oil Slump and Sanctions Cost $140 Billion a YearTIME
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Kenyan Strike on Militant Camps Kills 100 After Bus Shooting
A picture taken on Nov. 22, 2014 shows the bus on which was carried out a dawn attack and 28 non-Muslim passengers were singled out from 60 and executed about 50 kilometres (31 miles) from the town of Mandera near Kenya's border with Somalia.
Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in KenyaTimes of India
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Suicide bomber kills at least 45 at tournament in Afghanistan
KABUL — At least 45 people were killed and about 80 wounded Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a crowd gathered for a volleyball tournament in a village in eastern Afghanistan, officials said. The attack was launched hours after ...
Death toll rises to 50, more than 60 wounded in Afghanistan suicide bomb attackIndian Express
Afghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50Businessweek
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2 NATO service members killed in Afghanistan
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NATO says that two of its service members have been killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan. lRelated. Afghanistan & Pakistan · Taliban attacks housing complex for foreigners in Afghanistan. See all related. 8. Following protocol, it did not confirm their ...
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Dozens flee aftershocks from Japan earthquake
November 24, 2014: This aerial photo shows collapsed houses after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News). TOKYO – Dozens of villagers remained in shelters Monday as aftershocks rattled a region in ...
Dozens take refuge from Japan quake aftershocksMiamiHerald.com
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