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Chaos erupts as Iraq delivers aid to Mosul Chaos erupts as Iraq delivers aid to Mosul
- December 05, 2016

On Sunday, heavy fighting flared up in the eastern sector of Mosul , with both sides exchanging heavy gunfire from rooftops in the Shaimaa neighborhood. Scores of families have braved the fighting to escape IS-held districts for the relative safety of city areas retaken by Iraqi forces. He said also that rain has vastly reduced the scale of fighting in Mosul on Wednesday. (more...)
Unemployment Rate Hits New Post-Financial Crisis Low
- December 05, 2016

Unemployment has been at or below 5 percent for almost a year as more people have returned to the job market and hiring has maintained momentum. In October 2015, the county jobless rate was 5.3 percent, according to the U.S. The Federal Reserve will be meeting December 13-14, where the central bank is expected to announce its first interest rate increase in a year. It's the lowest rate since August 2007. (more...)
IAAF congress to vote on broad reforms
- December 05, 2016

The next opportunity by the IAAF to revisit the question of the ban will come in February. WWD in late January reported that Adidas planned to terminate the deal after reports released by the World Anti-Doping Agency were critical of the IAFF, which is alleged to have helped cover up systematic doping in Russian Federation. (more...)
Import/Export content coming this month Import/Export content coming this month
- December 05, 2016

The update is quite full-bodied and adds a new session to the enormous experience of the game: this time our only objective will focus on a single criminal activity: stealing cars. Rockstar Games now returns its attention to the " Grand Theft Auto Online " vehicle niche with most likely wondering what special vehicles lie ahead. (more...)
Trump Faces Pushback From Base, Allies Over Romney Musings
- December 05, 2016

Despite the very public back-and-forth over the secretary of state appointment, Trump remains well ahead of the pace set by most of his predecessors in naming members of his Cabinet. President-elect Donald Trump is widening his search for a secretary of State after high-profile meetings with four top candidates failed to yield a decision last week. (more...)
Trophy data shows Lara Croft Go coming to PlayStation 4, Vita Trophy data shows Lara Croft Go coming to PlayStation 4, Vita
- December 05, 2016

Going back to our review, Steve Watts also stated that Lara Croft Go "successfully illustrates the versatility of the franchise as a whole, showing that it can work as a soothing puzzle game just as well as an action-packed, nerve-wracking platformer". (more...)
LG V20 Smartphone Launch In India Today Check Specification Features Price LG V20 Smartphone Launch In India Today Check Specification Features Price
- December 05, 2016

One of the talking points of the V20 is of course that it is among the first smartphones to come preloaded with Android Nougat 7. It is a new search mode feature in the Google app. While all smartphone manufacturers are going non-removable batteries , LG still continues to offer removable batteries on all their smartphones. Its connectivity options include 4G, LTE, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi Direct, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and USB Type-C. (more...)
Piers Morgan is livid that Scarlett Moffatt won I'm A Celebrity Piers Morgan is livid that Scarlett Moffatt won I'm A Celebrity
- December 05, 2016

Scarlett is now hot favourite to be named Queen of the Jungle with bookmakers Bet365 giving her odds of 8/11. Another asked: "Was I the only person to think that Vicky wasn't happy 2 hand over the crown to scarlett?" He entered the I'm A Celebrity... (more...)
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Will Not Be Getting A Sequel
- December 05, 2016

The creators of the new Star Wars movie , out December 16, are giving fans the opportunity to go behind the scenes of a battle between rebels and stormtroopers with a stunning interactive experience available exclusively from PEOPLE . On Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT, Rogue One's stars and filmmakers will answer your questions when PEOPLE's deputy editor J.D. Heyman hosts a Q&A in collaboration with Twitter and Disney. (more...)
'Dismayed' Tony Abbott slams Turnbull government for axing Green Army
- December 05, 2016

A key environment group says the Green Army delivered only minor benefits and other government programs which are doing a much better job should receive a funding boost. The prime minister declined to confirm the media report when asked on Monday, but spoke in favour of the Landcare program which is to receive a $100 million boost under a deal with the Greens to pass the backpacker tax. (more...)
Wolff: Rosberg retires as F1's best driver
- December 05, 2016

Maybe hes fed up being there and theyre fed up having him". Rosberg closed out the season with four straight second place finishes, with Hamilton's run of victories in the same period not being enough to catch up in the standings. Pascal Wehrlein, the 22-year-old German, who is a member of the Mercedes young driver programme, is also in the frame. That third path would seem to be a pursuit of either Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel or McLaren's Fernando Alonso. (more...)
Hulu now offers 4K, starting with original shows and 20 Bond films Hulu now offers 4K, starting with original shows and 20 Bond films
- December 05, 2016

It's a fairly safe bet that more content will be available sooner rather than later, and it shouldn't be too long before the service offers 4K content on other devices as well. Netflix has more 4K content on more devices at the moment, but you do have to bump up your subscription plan by a few dollars to get the higher quality - it looks like Hulu's two plans are going to stay the same. (more...)
India And Qatar Pledge To Fight Money Laundering And Terror Financing India And Qatar Pledge To Fight Money Laundering And Terror Financing
- December 05, 2016

Modi also said that regardless of the fact that the nation is undergoing through economic uncertainty, it has shown tremendous growth in some sectors. "Sustainable, stable and reasonably priced energy is essential for the development of those at the bottom of the pyramid". Three agreements were signed, including an agreement for exemption of visa requirement for holders of diplomatic, special and official passports, and memorandums of agreement (MoUs) on technical cooperation in cyber space ... (more...)
'Ukip-lite' Tories will lose the next election, moderates warn
- December 05, 2016

The Liberal Democrats, junior partner in a coalition government with the Conservatives for five years before they were crushed in the 2015 general election, have said they want a second referendum on the terms of the Brexit deal. She added: "Our message is clear: we do not want a hard Brexit". The next by-election--to be held on December 8 in the seat of Sleaford and North Hykeham in, Lincolnshire, northern England, would show a pro-Brexit result, they insisted. (more...)
GOP-led Science Committee Sends Twitter Followers To Breitbart For Climate Misinformation
- December 05, 2016

December 1, the congressional committee, chaired by republican representative Lamar Smith from Texas, tweeted out a link by Breitbart , a favorite news site of the Trump-supporting alt-right, calling the mainstream media "climate alarmists". (more...)
Taiwan to foot bill for Trump-Tsai phone call Taiwan to foot bill for Trump-Tsai phone call
- December 05, 2016

Trump's conversation to Taiwanese President on Friday was among a series of talks he had with the leaders of Asian countries on phone before taking office. That Trump singled out the congratulatory call from Tsai Ing-wen among many similar calls from other world leaders and mentioned it on Twitter and Facebook indicated Trump's and his team's emphasis on Taiwan , Tsai Ming-yen said. (more...)
After the fire: 10 spots in Gatlinburg from the air
- December 05, 2016

Waters said it was not the time for "Monday morning quarterbacking" and promised a full review later. They were found in Gatlinburg's Chalet Village cabin rental area. Trevor Cates, 37, whose home was destroyed, also lost the church he attends. If all goes well, the access will remain open through Tuesday. "We had practically no warning", Cates said Thursday. (more...)
Here are All of Hearthstone's 'Mean Streets of Gadgetzan' Cards (So Far) Here are All of Hearthstone's 'Mean Streets of Gadgetzan' Cards (So Far)
- December 05, 2016

The fourth expansion for Hearthstone, Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, will release this Thursday, Dec. 1, Blizzard announced today. The expansion introduces Tri-Class cards - those are cards that can be used across three different classes - and factions; players can sign up to fight for one of the three factions that control Gadgetzan depending on which Hero they prefer using. (more...)
Suspected warlord killed in Russia's Dagestan Suspected warlord killed in Russia's Dagestan
- December 05, 2016

After the hideout was surrounded, the police started negotiations and asked the militants to surrender. Officials seized automatic weapons, large quantities of ammunition and explosives from the site, the FSB said. The plot was uncovered by the FSB. In 2012, he became in charge of Dagestan's unit of the internationally recognized terrorist organization "Imarat Kavkaz". (more...)
Alabama pursues something last done in the 1800s Alabama pursues something last done in the 1800s
- December 05, 2016

The Huskies will travel 2,635 miles for the game while Alabama, which just played in the Georgia Dome, is just 202 miles from its semifinal destination. MI was No. 6, likely now bound for the Orange Bowl. The College Football Playoff pairings were to be released later Sunday. It's how he rallied the Crimson Tide from 21 points down on the road to beat Ole Miss in Week 3. (more...)

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