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Reactions To Trump's Attack On John Lewis: 'Your Ignorance Is Astounding'

Reactions To Trump's Attack On John Lewis: 'Your Ignorance Is Astounding'

Trump tweeted that Lewis "should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in frightful shape and falling apart.rather than falsely complaining about the election results". So it's only natural that Lewis would feel threatened by a Trump presidency that could turn back the clock on hard-fought civil rights victories. "Trump's description of Atlanta is beyond ridiculous". Read More

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Israel Won't Attend 'Rigged' 70-Nation Conference to Decide Israel's Future

Israel Won't Attend 'Rigged' 70-Nation Conference to Decide Israel's Future

The French government has not asked Netanyahu or Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas to attend Sunday's conference, but invited both to visit Paris immediately afterwards for a briefing. One Israeli official, who spoke off the record, used a culinary analogy. After the Nakba - the genocide of more than 750,000 Palestinians - in 1948 and the Naksa - the expulsion of over 400,000 more and seizure of vast Arab territories - in 1967, social-democratic coalitions led by the Labor Party ... Read More

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Trump Defends Nazi Comparison, Attacks CNN and BuzzFeed as 'Fake News,' 'Disgrace'

Trump Defends Nazi Comparison, Attacks CNN and BuzzFeed as 'Fake News,' 'Disgrace'

That afternoon, the company launched a limited-time collection of merchandise with the words "Our Failing Pile of Garbage " on bumper stickers , T-shirts and small garbage cans, according to Adweek . The 45-year-old Acosta, a Cuban-American who grew up in Virginia, graduated from James Madison University in 1993. "Your organization is awful", he told Acosta before passing him over for Boyle instead. Read More

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US Man Pays His Tax Bill Using 5 Wheelbarrows Containing 300000 Coins

US Man Pays His Tax Bill Using 5 Wheelbarrows Containing 300000 Coins

And not merely in coins, but in wheelbarrows full of coins. It took five wheelbarrows to transport the almost 300,000 coins to the local DMV. We'll let you maths whizzes work out the denomination. Henceforth, one wheelbarrow shall be known as 1Whb. The DMV had to accept his form of payment because the US Coinage Act of 1965 says that coins are "legal tender for all debts, public charges, taxes and dues". Read More

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Industry output up fastest in 13 months in November

Industry output up fastest in 13 months in November

At 3.41 per cent India's consumer price inflation is at its lowest since January 2014, provisional data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed. After a 27% decline in October, capital goods, too, witnessed a spurt of 15%. Consumer durables and consumer non-durables recorded growth of 9.8 per cent and 2.9 per cent respectively, with the overall growth in consumer goods being 5.6 per cent. Read More

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Kremlin slams U.S. blacklisting of more Russians

Most of the Russians sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act so far are individuals Washington accuses of involvement in Magnitsky's arrest and November 2009 death while in pretrial detention in Moscow. The move came after Washington expelled 35 Russian diplomats over allegations that Russia ran a hacking campaign to influence the USA presidential election last November. Read More

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Southern rail strike: Aslef three day drivers' strike starts today

Southern rail strike: Aslef three day drivers' strike starts today

SOUTHERN drivers are on strike again today in the latest series of walkouts in the DOO dispute, and nearly no trains are running. Asked if he would join striking drivers and guards on picket lines, the Labour leader told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Yes I would, because I think Southern rail have behaved in a bad manner and the government seems to be more interested in protecting Southern rail despite its appalling service and shortage of trains, overcrowding, and continues allowing them ... Read More

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Hashemi Rafsanjani, Former Iranian President, Dies at Age 82

Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani was rushed to the Tajreesh Martyres Hospital in Northern Tehran after experiencing a heart failure Sunday afternoon. "Many Iranians saw Rafsanjani as a mentor to Rouhani, and his influence rose". That election caused a major rift between Rafsanjani and Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader. He also caused a stir by saying in one of his memoirs - already a six-volume magnum opus - that Khomeini wanted to drop the mantra of "Death to America". Read More

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Donald Trump reveals first Theresa May meeting - weeks after Nigel Farage

Donald Trump reveals first Theresa May meeting - weeks after Nigel Farage

In a phone call with Trump in late November, the Conservative prime minister and the Republican president-elect agreed to work on building relationships through the US presidential transition and to meet at the earliest opportunity. Hill tweeted: "Donald Trump is a chump". The relationship between the United Kingdom and the U.S.is seen as vital to May's administration, which is looking for new trade partnerships around the world as Britain prepares to leave the European Union. Read More

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West Ham win Feghouli appeal against red card

Dean sent off the French midfielder after just 15 minutes following his collision with Phil Jones, but Bilic felt the United defender had committed the more unsafe tackle. Sofiane Feghouli is trying to make a tackle, it is more a foul from Phil Jones. Both players went hard for a ball in which Jones got to first and was hit hard by Feghouli and after about 30 seconds of thinking, Dean dismissed the West Ham player. Read More

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