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Former Anzhi owner Kerimov questioned in France for tax evasion

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Billionaire Russian businessman Suleiman Kerimov was put under formal investigation on Wednesday in Nice in southern France on suspicions of laundering tax fraud proceeds, Nice prosecutor Jean-Michel Pretre said. But the French Foreign Ministry has said it is up to the judge in the case to decide whether Kerimov will be protected by his diplomatic status. Kerimov is ranked by Forbes magazine as Russia's 21st wealthiest businessman, with a net worth of $US6.3 billion ($A8.8 billion). Read More »

Clippers lose Patrick Beverley for the remainder of the season

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With Beverley out, Sindarius Thornwell should continue to start for the time being, though once Milos Teodosic (foot) is cleared to play, it will be Teodosic's spot to lose moving forward. Though the Western Conference has been less fierce this year than in the past, the field remains deep, and the Clippers are already in danger of slipping underwater. Read More »

British cities' dismay as European Union withdraws right to enter cultural event

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Brussels has blocked British cities from competing to be the European capital of culture - leaving councils preparing bids potentially millions of pounds out of pocket. Paul Russ, chair of the Nottingham 2023 bid, said that "regardless of any outcomes we will work to implement as numerous positive actions" that were planned to take place. Read More »

Burma, Bangladesh sign deal to return Rohingya refugees

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In a statement, Tillerson vowed to hold those responsible for the violence to account, and warned that the US could pursue that accountability through targeted sanctions. Washington says that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi has a crucial role to play in tackling the crisis but has been careful to focus blame on the army. Read More »

Guarantee Safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife And Mother, India Asks Pakistan

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In a fresh twist to the Kulbhushan Jadhav saga, India has put pre-conditions on Pakistan's offer to let him meet his wife. Pakistan's Foreign Office said on Friday that Jadhav would be allowed to meet his wife on Pakistani soil. The spokesperson for Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA ) Ravish Kumar said that Indian has conveyed this to Pakistan. However, this offer of Pakistan is a surprise for the Indian side. Read More »

Hafiz Saeed 'designated global terrorist', United States reminds Pakistan

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India has accused Hafiz Saeed of masterminding the Mumbai attack in November 2008 and the 2001 Parliament attack in Delhi. Speculation was then rife that this was due to fears that the new Trump administration in the U.S. "It is because of Kashmir that India is after me", he said, the report said. Saeed had been put under house arrest since Jan 31. "The release order only shows that Pakistan provides free space to terrorists to indulge in acts against other countries". Read More »

Salvation Army volunteers deliver meals for the holiday

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Lines were out the door at the Salvation Army for their annual Thanksgiving feast in Manatee County. After a hallmark Kettle Campaign a year ago, more than $30,000 was raised, Kristensen says funds were used during the Christmas season and stretched into 2018 to help feed the less fortunate from the Rossland Avenue pantry. Read More »

Sunshine returns, but a blast of cold settles in for Thanksgiving

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By mid-morning Wednesday , showers and clouds will exit the state as cooler, drier air starts filtering in. Increasing clouds, with a low around 40. A few light snow showers could show up in the extreme northern plains. Tomorrow is one of the most popular and busiest traveling days of the year too. Note: If you are traveling across the state over the next few days for Thanksgiving , it now looks like weather conditions should be good for most. Read More »

Saeed's release: Pak 'hoodwinking' global community

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The US is expected to keep its $10 million (€8.5 million) bounty on Saeed's head for his alleged involvement in the Mumbai attack, in which six US citizens were also killed. Stating that his client is innocent, Saeed's lawyer AK Dogar told the media that "there is no evidence against him, the court can not pronounce him guilty". Read More »

Mueller probing Kushner's 2016 attempts to block UNSC settlement resolution

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Four people reported that Kushner propelled Trump to terminate the erstwhile Federal Bureau of Investigation director in consultation with the President and his premiere advisors. According to the Wall Street Journal . special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner colluded with Israel to block a United Nations resolution condemning settlement policy. Read More »

Be safe if traveling this weekend

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Halford said Troop F helped 129 motorists over Thanksgiving weekend past year. Mississippians traveling by air or on the road this holiday weekend should be prepared for congested road and airways. The MEP begins at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, and continues through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26. "That's why we focus so heavily on those peak travel periods". Read More »

Watch Donald Trump pardon turkeys

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President Trump has threatened no shortage of Obama-era policies and decisions, with last year's pardoning of Tater and Tot proving to be no exception. Several individuals - including Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his campaign and business associate Rick Gates - have been charged by special counsel Robert Mueller. Read More »

North Korean defector regains consciousness

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The defector can be seen limping into South Korean territory before collapsing. Muzzles flash. The North Korean soldiers, one of whom drops flat into the leaves, fire at the defector at close range with handguns and AK-47 assault rifles - about 40 rounds, the South says. Read More »

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes off Japan

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The Japan-based United States 7th Fleet said in a statement that a search and rescue operation had been launched from the carrier. "Search and rescue" for the remaining three people is still underway, the Navy says. The Nov. 16-26 joint exercise in waters off Okinawa has been described by the Navy as the "premier training event" between the U.S. and Japanese navies, created to increase defensive readiness and interoperability in air and sea operations. Read More »

Brian Bowen Won't Play Basketball for UofL

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That player was believed to be Bowen. Johnson had coached with former head coach Rick Pitino for three years. The FBI alleged that Louisville agreed to pay "Player-10" $100,000 through Adidas for his commitment to the school. He was officially fired on October 16. Louisville placed Pitino on administrative leave with the intention of firing him one day after the Justice Department revealed the results of its investigation. Read More »

What makes Kakoschke-Moore a dual citizen?

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She was exempted from losing that status when Singapore attained independence in 1963 because her father was born in the UK. A ninth federal MP has been caught up in the citizenship fiasco and there are legal doubts over the man expected to replace her. Read More »

NY terror attack suspect indicted on 22 charges

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Sayfullo Saipov, 29, was indicted in federal court in New York City on Tuesday. Immediately after the attacks, President Donald Trump said he would consider detaining Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov at the prison camp on the naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but later backed off and said it would be better to allow him to face justice in NY, where prosecutors have become practiced at terrorism trials. Read More »

Two Boeing 747s sold via Alibaba's Taobao online shopping site

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The Intermediate People's Court of Shenzhen City auctioned the pair of 747-400 jets on Taobao, a website owned by e-commerce giant Alibaba . According to Chinese state media outlet Xinhua , the auction gathered over 800,000 viewers. The court chose to auction the planes on Taobao, the Chinese equivalent of e-Bay, after several offline auctions had failed to raise the required price. Read More »

Harmless Radioactive Cloud Over Europe Came From Russia

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Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom denied radioactivity near any of its plants was higher than usual in the country at the time, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. The French report said a nuclear reactor accident could not have been the source of the Ru-106 since other radioactive elements would also have been detected in the cloud. Read More »

Trump White House Goes After White People On Welfare

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added a new, holiday-themed prerequisite for reporters wanting to ask a question at the daily briefing. Refinery29 writer Madison Medeiros tweeted, "It's a good thing I'm not part of the WH press corps because I don't think Sarah Sanders would appreciate me saying that I'm thankful the president never grabbed me by the pu**y". Read More »

Palestinians 'freeze' communications with United States over PLO office row

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The State Department has refused to renew permission for the PLO to operate its office in Washington, D.C., for the first time since in about three decades. After the Palestinians joined the ICC in 2015, Congress passed a similar provision into the December 2015 foreign ops bill. "We are not cutting off relations with the PLO", that statement said. Read More »

FCC chairman announces plan to repeal net neutrality

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Ajit Pai has finally unveiled a plan that would give more powers to the internet providers, enabling them to throttle internet speeds and put barriers on what websites and online services can users visit. However, the new rules are highly expected to pass since Pai's party is controlling three of the Commission's five seats. During President Barack Obama's tenure, the then head of F.C.C Tom Wheeler said that the rules were vital as they prevented companies such as Verizon to low down ... Read More »

The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people

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At least 45 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the same state last December. "Already, the injured have been rushed to hospitals". They gave lower death tolls but both said the number killed was likely to rise. "All parties to the ongoing conflict in northeast Nigeria, including Boko Haram, are bound by the rules of worldwide humanitarian law, which explicitly prohibits any direct attacks against civilians and civilian objects". Read More »

Pennsylvania Cop Killer In Custody After Days-Long Manhunt

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Officers from several towns are assisting with the search, so that the New Kensington police can grieve Shaw's death. Police in Pennsylvania issued a warrant for the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a rookie officer on Friday. Read More »