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Global News Keystone XL pipeline approved by Nebraska
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They will issue a response during a press conference immediately after the announcement. Jane Kleeb, president of the environmental advocacy group Bold Alliance , said green-lighting the alternative may have helped the commission reach a "middle ground solution".

Global News Green Light Given to Keystone XL Oil Pipeline in Nebraska
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Environmentalists hailed yesterday's decision as a victory for a small but vocal contingent of Nebraska farmers and ranchers who have been opposed to the pipeline. While the plan to build was approved, the proposed route by TransCanada (now the sole company that owns the Keystone XL project) was not approved . But it didn't hand TransCanada everything it wanted ( Greenwire , Nov.

Global News United States targets Taliban drug labs under new Afghan strategy
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In Afghanistan , like in Somalia, Trump has given his commanders greater authority to strike targets, such as drug labs used by the Taliban for its lucrative opium production. The Pentagon believes the Taliban earns about $200 million annually from the opium trade. USA officials estimated that insurgents generate an estimated $200 million a year from poppy cultivation and opium production.

Global News Christmas tree shortage could mean higher prices, even sellouts
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At Mr. Jack's Tree Farm in Charlotte, owner Casey Bolen said he will probably run out of trees a few weeks after Thanksgiving. Once you buy your tree, get it into a strong stand don't let it dry out during the holiday season. Many garden centres also sell artificial thin trees which are nearly like a standard, just with branches on the upper third of the tree. For over four years, the tree lot has been the spot for people to get everything they needed for their tree.

Global News More remains of slain U.S. soldier found in Niger
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The Armed Forces Medical Examiner on Tuesday positively identified them as those of Johnson, White said. Further remains have been recovered of a U.S. The soldiers were part of an operation to train local forces to combat the Boko Haram terror group, which has ties to the Islamic State and al-Qaeda.

Global News Federal court puts stop to Trump's transgender military ban
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Trump followed his July tweets with an August memo directing the Pentagon to extend indefinitely a ban on transgender individuals joining the military, and gave Defense Secretary Jim Mattis six months to come up with a policy on "how to address" those who are now serving.

Global News Harvard affirmative action 'investigated by Justice Dept'
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The Journal reported that the DOJ is investigating similar allegations to a 2014 civil lawsuit filed by Students for Fair Admissions , which said the university admissions practices were in violation of USA civil rights law and discriminated against Asian Americans.

Global News Jet crash reported near Laughlin AFB in Del Rio
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The crash happened about 14 miles northwest of Laughlin Air Force Base . An Air Force base in Texas has grounded its aircraft a day after a pilot was killed and another injured when one of the installation's training jets crashed, Air Force officials said Tuesday.

Global News Bali's Mt Agung volcano begins to erupt
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About 29,000 evacuees are now living in shelters - that's far less than the 150,000 people who fled their homes last month in fear the volcano would erupt. Officials estimated concerns about an eruption over the past few months had cost Bali at least £80million in lost tourism and productivity as many local residents moved to shelters.

Global News Triple Talaq ban: Centre likely to introduce bill in Winter Session
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This comes in the backdrop of the Supreme Court judgment of August 22 that set aside the practice of talaq-e-biddat among Muslim husbands. Sources disclosed a ministerial committee has been constituted to draft a legislation or amend existing penal provisions, which will make instantaneous triple talaq an offence.

Global News Palestinians 'freeze' communications with United States over PLO office row
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In September, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations called on the ICC "to open an investigation and to prosecute Israeli officials for their involvement in settlement activities and aggressions against our people". "Our meetings begin from our office, and the arrangements are there", Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki told AFP news agency Tuesday. According to a weekend report by the official Palestinian news agency WAFA, the Palestinian presidency expressed ...

Global News Here's a look at your Thanksgiving forecast in MA
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Clouds increase throughout Saturday and highs are in the upper 50s. Rain chances return on Friday night . Overnight lows dip to near freezing again. So if you're heading out for early morning high school football games on Thanksgiving or to wait in those Black Friday lines late Thursday night , be sure to dress warmly.

Global News Pennsylvania police in manhunt for suspect in killing of officer
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Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck said Shaw was hit multiple times after the suspect fired at least six shots. Authorities say the 25-year-old rookie officer was shot in the chest while chasing Holt on foot. On Sunday, detectives filed drug and fleeing charges against Harper. He faces four charges, including first degree murder of a law enforcement officer and carrying a firearm without a license.

Global News Egypt's Sisi meets Lebanese PM Hariri in Cairo
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Hariri's mysterious decision to step down - which the president Michel Aoun has refused to accept while Hariri remains overseas - has raised fears over Lebanon's fragile democracy. Hariri, a long-time ally of Saudi Arabia, left Lebanon on November 3 and announced his shock resignation from the Saudi capital the next day, accusing Iran and the Hezbollah militant group backed by Tehran of destabilizing his country.

Global News Zimbabwe Parliament Speaker Says Mugabe Has Resigned
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Some people held posters of Zimbabwean army chief General Constantino Chiwenga and former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa , whose sacking this month triggered the military takeover that forced Mugabe to resign. Zimbabwe's members of parliament celebrate after Robert Mugabe's resignation. "I have suffered a lot at the hands of Mugabe's government", she said, showing her hand with a missing finger that she said was lost in violence during a presidential run-off election between Mr Mugabe and ...

Global News What Does Net Neutrality Rollback Mean For You?
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The FCC will vote on the plan to repeal net neutrality on December 14, and with Republicans controlling three out of the commission's five seats, the vote is expected to pass. While Pai suggested he has heard from many consumers in support of ending net neutrality, polling suggests the majority of Americans support President Barack Obama's regulations.

Global News Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing
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Mubi is located in the northeastern region of Adamawa, which lies next to neighboring Borno states, where the jihadi group Boko Haram is based. Given the seriousness of the injuries, the death toll was expected to rise, he said. The group held land around the size of Belgium in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states until early 2015 but was forced out by Nigeria's army and troops from neighbouring countries.

Global News Putin to speak with Trump after Assad
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Mr Putin had spoken with the leaders of Iran and Turkey to "assure them that Russian Federation will work with Syrian leadership to prepare the groundwork for possible understandings" that could be reached on Wednesday to "make sure" that agreements will be "viable", said Dmitry Peskov, Mr Putin's spokesman.

Global News Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

The president added that "we don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat". Asked by reporters Tuesday whether or not Franken should resign, Trump equivocated but did try to talk about a broader cultural moment of women feeling emboldened to come forward with accusations of various types of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual assault - even as he declined to say he believes the women who have made allegations against Moore.

Global News Up to 35 hurt in explosions at cosmetics factory
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The Democrat says the personnel and other resources dispatched Monday to New Windsor in Orange County include homeland security staffers, state police, and environmental conservation enforcement officers and health department technicians. A Verla International site in New Windsor, NY. Among the more than 30 people injured, 15 were Verla employees. A second explosion was heard around 40 minutes after the first.

Global News North Korea can not abandon nuclear programme, ambassador says
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Song and Choe also talked about relations between their parties and countries, the department said. "Under Choe's command, the Organisation and Guidance Department is undertaking an inspection of the military politburo for the first time in 20 years, taking issue with their impure attitude toward the party leadership", said lawmaker Kim Byung-kee after the NIS briefing, quoted in Reuters .

Global News Ad encourages GOP senator to vote no on tax bill
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Trump praised the House passage of a tax bill last week and said he said he was "very hopeful" that the Senate would also approve a version. "The House tax bill, far from being pro-business, would kill over half of new wind farms planned in the USA and undermine one of the country's fastest growing jobs", AWEA chief executive Tom Kiernan and called on Congress to act immediately in conference to drop the House provisions on the PTC and ITC.

Global News Turkish capital bans LGBTQ cinema, exhibitions
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According to the BBC , the new ban was in direct response to a German-language gay film festival, Pink Life QueerFest, that had been scheduled to take place in Ankara and was sponsored by the German Embassy. Being homosexual in Turkey is not illegal and the country has several registered LGBT organisations, however campaigners claim there is still widespread discrimination against the LGBT community.

Global News Tuition refunds offered to students as Ontario college strike ends
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Approximately 500,000 students have been out of class across the provinde since the strike by 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians began October 15. The fund would compensate students who suffered financial problems because of the stoppage. Lambton College student Jade Flay is helping organize a class-action lawsuit against Ontario's colleges.

Global News Pride Center of Vt holds vigil on Transgender Day of Remembrance
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This is an important year to acknowledge and participate in TDOR, in light of the record number of transgender people killed in the United States this year alone. Monday, the 20th of November, marks Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual observance that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

Global News Argentina analysing sounds in search for missing submarine
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However, it would not be unusual for storms to cause delays, Balbi said. The first rescue system - the submarine rescue chamber and an underwater, remotely operated vehicle - was flown from Miramar to Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina, where it's expected to arrive Sunday.

Global News Turkeys arrive in Washington for White House pardon
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Two Minnesota turkeys look to be enjoying their Washington, D.C. visit ahead of their planned pardon by President Trump. The White House says the first family will also donate two packaged turkeys to the charity Martha's Table in Washington.

Global News Mugabe ignores deadline to quit, ruling party calls meeting
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He says the ruling party needs the backing of the MDC opposition group to have enough votes in Parliament but "they are supporting us". However, the party may not have the numbers in Parliament to impeach the sitting president. Tawanda Majoni, the National Co-ordinator for the Information for Development Trust believes this was a calculated step towards the removal of Mugabe by the military command element that must be understood in the correct context: to give the removal of Mugabe an ...

Global News Japan offers aid to Bangladesh to alleviate Rohingya refugee crisis
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However, in the past three months there has been a Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh after the Myanmar military began an operation against Rohingya militants who attacked 30 security posts and an army base in Rakhine on August. "The internal conflict and humanitarian crisis in northern Rakhine State could affect development finance and investor sentiment, although direct economic impact appears to have been largely localized", the IMF's Myanmar mission chief, Shanaka Peiris, told reporters in the ...

Global News Chris Johnson takes shot at Bruce Arians' play-calling after getting cut
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Arians said he trusted Peterson to get the first down and "felt really good about" calling a run play in that situation, instead of a quarterback sneak or punting. His first two touchdowns came off short fields, but he led the Cardinals on a six-play, 51-yard touchdown drive late in the third quarter after Houston had taken the lead, capping that drive with a 28-yard TD pass to tight end Ricky Seals-Jones.

Global News Priya Ranjan Das Munshi passes away
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He is survived by wife Deepa Das Munshi and son Priyadeep. The seventy-two-year-old Dasmunsi had suffered a brain stroke in 2008 and was admitted to AIIMS. "He did notable work to popularize football in India", Modi tweeted. Sonia expressed solidarity with the leader's family, particularly his wife Deepa Dasmunsi, and supporters.

Global News Alibaba buys stake in Sun Art Retail from Ruentex
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Sun Art operates the RT-Mart and Auchan hypermarket chains in China , with a footprint of 446 stores in 224 cities, according to its website. The move is a part of Alibaba's plan to mark its presence felt in the traditional retail market.

Global News Demi Lovato Attends American Music Awards with History-Making Danica Roem
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Demi Lovato's special guest at the American Music Awards was none other than newly-elected Virginia lawmaker Danica Roem, the first openly transgender lawmaker to be elected in the United States. "Her story is inspiring and I was proud to have her next to me before the performance for #sorrynotsorry which is an unapologetic anthem to all haters out there".

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