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Britain Approves Extradition Of Alleged Hacker To US

Britain Approves Extradition Of Alleged Hacker To US

In addition to NASA and the FBI, servers belonging to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Federal Reserve and Environmental Protection Agency were also hacked, prosecutors allege. The legislation does not permit the home secretary to consider human rights or health issues in extradition cases, nor would it be appropriate for the home secretary to do so. Read More

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Merkel to stand for fourth term

Merkel to stand for fourth term

His selection is "a sign of stability" and "a fitting and important signal precisely in these times of worldwide disquiet and instability", she said in Berlin . Martin Schulz , the president of the European parliament, is mooted by various media outlets as Steinmeier's obvious successor in the foreign ministry, which in turn could help him gain a big enough national profile to compete as a candidate against Merkel in the federal elections. Read More

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Kaepernick: 'It would be hypocritical of me to vote'

Kaepernick said he has received death threats over his protest and was even attacked by President-elect Donald Trump. "I'm not going to show support for that system", he explained on Sunday. He also said the choice of Trump should increase the urgency for everyone to work toward solutions to make the system better. "[And] building, you know, things the right way, in order to be able to protect ourselves from the things that may come from this". Read More

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Demonetisation will strengthen Indian economy

You turned the country into a prison for 19 months". "Even if this drive affects the business of my film, I would have no issues with it", he said. "Congressmen today want to know under which law I banned Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. When you stopped 25 paise, did we say anything? On Saturday, sporadic incidents of violence were reported from many parts of Delhi as angry customers waited for hours in long queues for outside banks and ATMs. Read More

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Ryan Mathews runs for 2 scores, Eagles beat Falcons 24-15

So, when the Philadelphia Eagles finally gave him the ball on a consistent basis, he was ready. It's not outside the realm of possibility for Coates to connect on a couple long passes and finish next week with 100-plus yards, but there's no logic that would lead a fantasy owner to start him before a game like that; only head-scratching, what-do-I-do-now frustration afterward. Read More

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Trump's chief strategist: 5 things Jews need to know about Stephen Bannon

That Bannon would have the ear of the most powerful leader in the world has critics on the left and the right alarmed. When he first joined the Trump campaign as CEO in August, several ex-Breitbart representatives and editors warned that he was a "negative" force who oversaw the site's evolution into "the alt-right's go-to website, with [Milo] Yiannopoulos pushing white ethno-nationalism as a legitimate response to political correctness". Read More

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Standouts from Bucs vs. Bears

Escaping the grasp of Bears linebacker Leonard Floyd, Winston fled to his right, then went to his left, then, retreating to his right into the end zone, he moved left again and stepped up before launching a 39-yard pass to Mike Evans , who got behind cornerback Tracy Porter. Read More

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Obama 'Rooting' for Trump's success as president

Obama 'Rooting' for Trump's success as president

He'll govern with a Republican-controlled Congress and lead a country deeply divided by his rancorous campaign against Clinton. He then spent the day in Trump Tower, whose usually buzzing lobby was closed. Speaking in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday midday, President Barack Obama said he was looking forward to doing everying he could to make sure the next president, Donald Trump , was successful. Read More

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Amber Alert over: Police say body of missing Saskatchewan girl found

Amber Alert over: Police say body of missing Saskatchewan girl found

A vehicle believed to be driven by her father was found around 10:00 p.m. on a rural property near Snowden, about 240 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon. Police say that no vehicles are known to be in his possession. On Tuesday afternoon, a day before Nia was to be returned to her mother, there was a photo posted of the girl and an unidentified woman with the super-imposed caption "My World". Read More

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Clinton and Trump neck-and-neck in Iowa

Clinton and Trump neck-and-neck in Iowa

Clinton's current lead over Trump is down from the 11-point edge she enjoyed in the four-way horserace in the previous NBC/WSJ poll in mid-October, 48 percent to 37 percent. In a two-way matchup that excludes the two third-party candidates, however, Clinton still holds a 43% to 42% lead over Trump, with 9% of those responding saying they were "unsure" for whom they would vote. Read More

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump On Election Win

Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump On Election Win

Foglesong, speaking to VOA on Wednesday, recommends the new administration break with the Obama White House's approach of vilifying Putin and engage Moscow while appointing pragmatists, not ideologues, to key foreign policy posts. Hillary Clinton voiced support for enforcing no-fly zones to protect civilians there from attack, risking direct confrontation between USA and Russian forces. Read More

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Working with Trump will be 'harder'

Trump's win raises a host of questions for the United States at home and overseas. European shares fell at the open on Wednesday after Republican nominee and political outsider Donald Trump won the U.S. Analysts cited Trump's acceptance speech as soothing investor nerves. Japan's Nikkei index saw a strong performance, jumping 7% at one point after sinking over 5% yesterday. Read More

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