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USA committed to "one China", Taiwan not bargaining chip - White House

The U.S. sees Taiwan as part of "one-China" and maintains a formal relationship with China and an unofficial one with the island. "Upholding the "one China" principle is the political basis for developing China-U.S. The piece, headlined, "Trump, please listen clearly: "One China" can not be traded", urged the Chinese government to "launch a resolute struggle with him". Read More

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Heavy Rains in Andamans, 800 Tourists Stranded

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said all tourists at Havelock Island in the Andamans, who are stuck due to cyclonic conditions, are safe and efforts are on for their early evacuation. The official said that because of heavy rains and winds, the difficulty tourists are facing is to reach the jetty to board the ships. Though there are no reports of any loss of life from any part of the islands, trees have been uprooted and electric posts twisted, affecting power supply. Read More

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Vodafone rolls out unlimited free voice calling for prepaid customers

Vodafone rolls out unlimited free voice calling for prepaid customers

Having said that, there is a new Rs. 345 recharge plan with which users can enjoy unlimited calling to any network, which is insane to hear. The pack will offer 50 MB data (in addition to free Airtel-to-Airtel calls across India) to customers with basic mobile phones, which are ideally suited for web surfing and accessing light social media applications , the company said. Read More

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Jayalalithaa buried with full state honors

Ramachandran or MGR. The chief minister of Tamil Nadu and one of the strongest politicians in the country, Jayalalithaa, passed away last night after undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital in Chennai for 73 days. AIADMK MLAs led an orderly procession from Rajaji Hall, where her body was kept since Tuesday morning for people to pay homage, to Marina Beach. Recalling the various adversitites she had faced, he said: "Her path was strewn with thorns and rocks but she overcame all with her ... Read More

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Obama Orders Review of Presidential Election-Related Hacking

Cyberattacks on the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta led to a series of damaging leaks that dogged the Clinton campaign throughout the election season. Cummings and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) have requested that the White House provide Congress with a classified briefing on the hacking and other alleged interference in the election. Read More

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Obama Orders Review Of 2016 Election Cyber Attacks

Throughout the month of October, WikiLeaks released almost daily batches of thousands emails hacked from the account of the chair of the Hillary Clinton campaign, John Podesta , drawing considerable media attention. Asked if Republican President-elect Donald Trump's transition team was not concerned enough about Russia's influence on the election or about other threats to the United States such as infectious disease outbreaks, Ms Monaco said it was too soon to say. Read More

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S.Korea security seeks to round up woman at heart of scandal

S.Korea security seeks to round up woman at heart of scandal

Park met leaders of her Saenuri party and top official Chung Jin-suk later said the president was willing to accept her party's proposal for her to step down in April, but gave no indication that was willing to resign immediately. Should the court overturn Park's impeachment, public anger is sure to rise and political alliances to realign, developments that would have a "sizeable effect" on the economy, Chang Jae-chul, an economist for Citibank Korea Inc., wrote in a report. Read More

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Lake effect snow continues; slippery conditions lead to accidents

Lake effect snow continues; slippery conditions lead to accidents

The warning also includes Erie, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties. Accumulations in the immediate Rochester area early Friday morning ranged from 1 to about 4 inches, but more lake effect snow was on the way. A LAKE-EFFECT SNOW WARNING is in effect for Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake counties through Saturday afternoon. Blowing and drifting snow within squalls can be expected, along with occasional whiteout conditions in the heaviest snow squalls. Read More

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Hackers target election website a day after Ghana vote

Tempers are beginning to flare following delays in the release of officials results. Election observers have called on the commission to publish the results faster in order to lay to rest suspicions that the vote may be rigged. Seven people are vying for the presidency, and a second round will follow if no one wins a majority. Privately-owned Joy FM put Akufo-Addo at 48.96 percent and Mahama 48.72 percent with 76 of 275 constituencies counted. Read More

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Too Early to Talk About BJP-AIADMK Alliance: Venkaiah Naidu

The new CM and other ministers went for a meeting with her at Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden bungalow, where she had been living with the former CM for over three decades now. "These things clearly show she is ready for public life", sources said. Chennai: After Jayalalithaa's demise, reports have been rife that Sasikala Natarajan will be the next power centre in All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). Read More

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Defense seeks mistrial in church shooting case

Those officers described pulling Roof over, seeing a gun under a pillow in the auto, and arresting him. He faces 33 counts in federal court, including 24 for federal hate crimes. While most in the SC courtroom sat somberly peering up at a screen during the prosecution's hour-long display of graphic photos showing the victims' lifeless bodies, complete with 360-degree images of the crime scene, one person in the courtroom noticeably avoided doing so: the shooter, Dylann Storm Roof. Read More

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