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Global Media South Korea, Japan, US start joint missile detection exercises
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In the wake of the latest missile launch by North Korea in late November, US State Secretary Rex Tillerson said that "the worldwide community must take additional measures to enhance maritime security, including the right to interdict maritime traffic transporting goods to and from" North Korea, Sputnik reported.

Global Media Philippines' Duterte to seek one-year extension of Mindanao martial law
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is set to ask the congress to prolong martial law in the country's southern island of Mindanao for one year, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea told reporters on Sunday. "We can not continuously place Mindanao under martial law and suspend the privilege of the writ [of habeas corpus] without an actual rebellion in the region", Drilon said in a statement.

Global Media Two Pharaonic tombs discovered in Egypt's Luxor
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A cartouche carved on the ceiling of the second tomb bears the name of King Thutmose I of the early 18th dynasty, the ministry said. While foreign archaeological expeditions have had a long history in the excavation of Egypt's ancient sites, a senior official with the Ministry of Antiquities noted that the re-discovery and excavation of the tombs by Egyptian archaeologists reflects the growing professionalism and expertise of the country's native scientific community.

Global Media No one at Michigan State knew about doctor's sexual assaults, lawyer says
Author: 0 No one at Michigan State knew about doctor's sexual assaults, lawyer says

Fitzgerald said in his letter that his work will not lead to a report, but that "evidence will show that no MSU official believed that Nassar committed sexual abuse prior to newspaper reports in late summer 2016". He claimed that the attorneys for the women suing Michigan State have attempted to force them to share information by trying their case in the press.

Global Media Tillerson tells Saudis to temper their actions in Yemen
Author: 0 Tillerson tells Saudis to temper their actions in Yemen

Saudi Arabia imposed a blockade on Yemen's ports after a Huthi missile was sacked toward Riyadh airport on November 4. No injuries were reported. Iranian media quoted Rouhani as saying: "If Saudi Arabia, our neighbouring country, stops bombing Yemen from tomorrow and stand up against Israel and relies on its own people, we do not see any barriers in front of improving our relations with them".

Global Media Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday
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According to the Times reports, "Around 5:30 each morning, President Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House's master bedroom". Trump has repeatedly pushed back against the idea that he is a TV addict. "I know they like to say - people that don't know me - they like to say I watch television".

Global Media Trump hosts first White House Hannukah party
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He told the 250 guests: "I know for a fact there are a lot of happy people in this room". Until Trump's decision, the USA - along with most other countries - has maintained its embassy in Tel Aviv, saying the status of Jerusalem should be resolved between the sides in negotiations.

Global Media Neymar would win Ballon d'Or with Real: Perez
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The President of Real Madrid , Florentino Perez, has not ruled out signing the ex-Barcelona star and current Paris Saint-Germain player, Neymar , who costs the Parisian club €222 million. Madrid is a club that gives big players what they need". Perez tried to sign Neymar before he joined Madrid's rival Barcelona in 2013. “The trophies won a year ago helped to win this award.

Global Media South Africa, England and US remain unbeaten in Cape Town 7s
Author: 0 South Africa, England and US remain unbeaten in Cape Town 7s

They won only one of their three matches - beating Spain 36-12 - but losing 31-14 to the U.S. and 35-12 to neighbours New Zealand . Tim Mikkelson finished off a break from Vilimoni Koroi to give the Kiwis breathing space. Argentina beat U.S. 28-12 in the quarterfinals, before edging Canada 14-12 in the semifinals. Defending champions England drew first blood, with Ruaridh McConnochie scoring on the back of a New Zealand line-out error.

Global Media Israeli stabbed in apparent Jerusalem 'terror' attack
Author: 0 Israeli stabbed in apparent Jerusalem 'terror' attack

Demonstrations also took place in Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, Somalia, Yemen, Malaysia and Indonesia, as well as outside the U.S. Embassy in Berlin. The Israeli military said one protester was arrested. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the guard being treated was in serious condition, while the assailant had been arrested following the attack at the Jerusalem central bus station.

Global Media Nepal Left Alliance Wins 72 Seats, Heading Towards Majority
Author: 0 Nepal Left Alliance Wins 72 Seats, Heading Towards Majority

Meanwhile, out of 330, results of 146 seats of state assemblies have also been declared. In the provincial assembly, CPN-UML has won 27, Maoist Centre 19, Nepali Congress 6, Naya Shakti and independent one each. Earlier, Nepal had held the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections in 32 mountainous and hilly districts on November 26. "These elections mark a historic moment for Nepal in implementing its federal structure as enshrined in the 2015 Constitution", UN ...

Global Media Riots Outside US Embassy in Beirut
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Protesters are seen near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, in Beirut, Lebanon December 10, 2017. The Lebanese security forces at the scene responded by spraying the protesters with water cannons and shooting tear gas to disperse the crowd, reports The New York Times.

Global Media Boris Johnson leaves Iran without agreement on jailed Briton
Author: 0 Boris Johnson leaves Iran without agreement on jailed Briton

Describing the visit as "worthwhile", a Foreign Office spokesman said Johnson and Rouhani "spoke forthrightly about the obstacles in the relationship and agreed on the need to make progress in all areas". He said: "Iran is a significant country in a strategically important, but volatile and unstable, region which matters to the UK's security and prosperity".

Global Media Winter weather alerts issued for parts of Upstate NY for snow
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The mayor also said he's happy the first storm of the winter isn't visiting Boston on a school night. The storm prompted the weather service to announce a winter storm warning for most of eastern and central MA through 7 a.m. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The snowfall is expected to wrap up in the evening, according to Craig Evanego, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in State College.

Global Media Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza
Author: 0 Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza

It said that their bodies were recovered only several hours after the pre-dawn strike on a base of Hamas's military wing in Nusseirat in the central Gaza Strip. The Israeli military said that its Iron Dome air defence system intercepted an earlier rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave. Shortly afterward, air raid sirens sounded again as another salvo of rockets was launched.

Global Media Don Jr. Is Hiding Behind Bogus Attorney-Client Privilege
Author: 0 Don Jr. Is Hiding Behind Bogus Attorney-Client Privilege

Schiff says he doesn't believe attorney-client privilege protected the conversation. Legal experts told TPM that the eldest Trump son's legal team would need to be engaged in a common interest agreement with his father's lawyers to openly share information; that the conversation would have to be specifically focused on obtaining legal advice rather than political crisis communications; and that no non-privileged parties could be listening in on the conversation.

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