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Weah and Boakai lead the 20-candidate field to succeed Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in what would be Liberia's first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years. "This commission has not declared any victor", he stressed. But global observers said they had seen no major problems with the vote. Also in the statement, the United Nations chief congratulated the people of Liberia who turned out enthusiastically in high numbers to vote, and commended the Liberian women's ...
  • Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

    Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

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    Trudeau told reporters in Washington DC that he agreed with the U.S. president that that the NAFTA trade deal needed to be revamped and that any new agreement needed to "give citizens opportunities to succeed". One of the most contentious US proposals is around so-called rules of origin for vehicles, which govern what share of a auto must be built within NAFTA countries to receive the pact's benefits.
  • Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson

    Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson

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    President Donald Trump challenged Tillerson to "compare IQ tests", delivering a sharp-edged ribbing that threw a bright spotlight on his seemingly shaky relationship with his top diplomat. Trump says he listens to everyone "but ultimately my attitude is the one that matters". Every meeting between Trump and Tillerson at this point are high-stakes affairs given their extremely fraught relationship.
  • Police issue warrants for 10 frat members after LSU student's death

    Police issue warrants for 10 frat members after LSU student's death

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    But one student, 19-year-old Matthew Alexander Naquin, also faces a count of negligent homicide, which is a felony, as well as the hazing count. The exact circumstances surrounding Gruver's death are unclear. All 10 turned themselves into LSU Police after warrants were issued for their arrests . "As we've continually warned over and over again, hazing is unsafe, irresponsible, and unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated at LSU period", Alexander said then.
  • USA warship sails near South China Sea, Beijing denounces Washington's move

    USA warship sails near South China Sea, Beijing denounces Washington's move

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    China's claims in the South China Sea , through which about $5 trillion in shipborne trade passes each year, are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines , Taiwan and Vietnam. China is North Korea's neighbor and biggest trading partner. Twelve nautical miles mark internationally recognized territorial limits. China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, and has heavily militarized some islands in the region and expanded other territories with major land reclamation work, turning ...
  • Erdogan holds talks in Serbia as Turkey hikes Balkan clout

    Erdogan holds talks in Serbia as Turkey hikes Balkan clout

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    Turkey is calling for a normalization of relations with the United States following rising diplomatic tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. citizens at our diplomatic and consular missions", it added. The spat between the two countries was ignited by the recent arrest of Metin Topuz, a US consulate employee in Istanbul, over suspected links to USA -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of being behind a failed coup attempt in July 2016.
  • Trump To Make Downgraded Visit To Britain In Early 2018

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    But May's haste in visiting Trump so early in his term and inviting him for a state visit, which typically involves lavish pageantry and events hosted by Queen Elizabeth , was criticised by some in Britain. The trip had been expected this summer, but the snap election as well as growing controversy over Trump's foreign policy have led to a rethink. The president's United Kingdom visit has been a source of controversy in the past.
  • United States bombers conduct military drills over Korean peninsula

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    The show of force happened Tuesday as President Donald Trump met with his national security team to discuss options for dealing with the growing threat from the North. It also stressed that the crew of about 150 "operates with a high state of readiness and is always prepared to tackle any mission that comes their way".
  • Maura Healey to sue to protect power plant emissions rule

    Maura Healey to sue to protect power plant emissions rule

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    At an event on Monday in Hazard, Kentucky, Scott Pruitt proclaimed that "the war against coal is over". "If Trump and the Republicans roll back critical safeguards like the Clean Air and Water Act, Andrew will act to make sure that Florida implements its own safeguards, so that corporate polluters are not allowed to spew unlimited amounts of mercury, lead, sulfur dioxide or other pollutants into our air and water", he said .
  • Panama Papers case: Nawaz's son-in-law arrested on return to Pakistan

    Panama Papers case: Nawaz's son-in-law arrested on return to Pakistan

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    Some senior PML-N officials, including Maryam, have hinted that elements of Pakistan's powerful military had a hidden hand in the Supreme Court disqualification that forced Nawaz to resign. Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar will likely face indictment on the next hearing whether Sharif is present or not in court. The judge barred Safdar from leaving Pakistan without its permission but rejected the NAB's request to confiscate his passport.
  • Boris Johnson hits out at 'so-called friends and allies'

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    Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson . The Prime Minister is instead being urged by members of her Cabinet to sack Chancellor Philip Hammond - for being too gloomy about Brexit - in a Cabinet reshuffle at the end of the month. "The idea that Mrs May can lead us through Brexit and have a new leader in time for the next election is fanciful". Today, May said that the "ball was in EU's court" as the next round of Brexit negotiations got underway.
  • South Bay, Los Angeles, county send firefighters to battle Orange County fire

    South Bay, Los Angeles, county send firefighters to battle Orange County fire

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    A home lit up in flames as the Canyon Fire 2 ravaged the Orange County area Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. "That's the main area of concern right now, as we have open area leading to the Cleveland National Forest". Since Anaheim Hills is a heavily equestrian area, many residents have horses, and the fast-moving fire has posed challenges. Authorities say at least 10 are dead, at least 100 are injured and at least 1,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed.
  • Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old near Dallas

    Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old near Dallas

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    Mathews told police he saw coyotes in the alley where he left his daughter . The family reported her missing almost five hours later, at 8 a.m. Sgt. Perlich indicated that police were trying to pick up Sherin's scent or locate items of her clothing - anything to suggest where she might have gone.
  • Theresa May: 'We can prove Brexit doomsayers wrong'

    Theresa May: 'We can prove Brexit doomsayers wrong'

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    However, though optimism exists within the European Union camp that compromise may be reached between the European Union court and British Judges over the "Rights of Citizens", progress on a possible estimation of UK's financial obligations to the bloc, appears much unlikely.
  • Images show how wildfires are ravaging Northern California's wine country

    Images show how wildfires are ravaging Northern California's wine country

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    Cal Fire listed updated acreages for a few of the many blazes, including Tubbs Fire in Napa County , 20,000 acres; Altas Fire in Napa County , 5,000 acres; and the Redwood Fire in Mendocino County, 4,500 acres. Community centers, the Sonoma County Fairgrounds and other local centers were opened for evacuees. Cal Fire is keeping track of three other fires in Napa , Sonoma and Lake Counties .
  • Can't put metro rail fare on hold: Centre to Delhi govt

    Can't put metro rail fare on hold: Centre to Delhi govt

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    Puri also warned Kejriwal to be "guided by the experience of DTC" before thinking of taking over the DMRC as he suggested the Chief Minister that Delhi government may take up for autonomous execution and operation the Delhi Metro Phase-IV, which has already been delayed by about two and a half years.
  • JEA linemen going to Puerto Rico to restore power

    JEA linemen going to Puerto Rico to restore power

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    Hours after the hurricane hit the island as well as the Virgin Islands, President Trump , who was under attack for his rather low-key reaction to the tragedy, described Puerto Rico's electrical grid as "not in good shape to start with", during his appearance at the U.N.