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The EU's ECOFIN Council released on December 5 its long-awaited blacklist of tax havens and provided for sanctions on these governments. Eight jurisdictions were not fully assessed because they were badly hit by the hurricanes in summer 2017 and were given until early 2018 to respond to the EU's concerns.
  • Evacuations ordered in Bel Air as wildfire burns near the 405 freeway

    Evacuations ordered in Bel Air as wildfire burns near the 405 freeway

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    Hundreds of USA firefighters were battling to save homes Tuesday as a dynamic brush fire driven by strong winds exploded to at least 4,000 acres in hours in Southern California. Also, an area south of the 210 Freeway was ordered evacuated in the Shadow Hills area, in a roughly triangular area between Sunland Boulevard to the south, Wentworth Street to the north and Tuxford Street to the west, officials said.
  • Pope Francis: I Cannot Hide 'My Deep Concern' Over Jerusalem

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    According to a senior administration official, Trump will first announce that the "United States government recognizes that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel". The pope, who spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas about the crisis on Tuesday, made his comments to a group of visiting Palestinians involved in inter-religious dialogue with the Vatican.
  • Dem says he will force House vote on impeachment Wednesday

    Dem says he will force House vote on impeachment Wednesday

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    A handful of other liberal members have also introduced their own articles of impeachment against Mr Trump, despite opposition from Democratic leaders. Greenhe was preparing impeachment articles against Trump last summer , originally accusing the president of obstruction of justice in connection with the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey who was investigating ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation.
  • 'Islamist' terrot plot to assassinate UK PM Theresa May foiled

    'Islamist' terrot plot to assassinate UK PM Theresa May foiled

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    It is learnt that two suspected men were conspiring to attack Downing Street armed with an improvised bomb, suicide vest and knives. Sky News quoted its correspondent as saying there was an "extreme Islamist suicide plot against Downing Street (a reference to the UK Prime Minister's residence)".
  • Mostly sunny, high near 38 — TODAY'S FORECAST

    Mostly sunny, high near 38 — TODAY'S FORECAST

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    Thursday , expect sunny skies and a high of 31, with a north northwest wind of 6 to 9 miles per hour, the weather service said. Previous forecasts this week predicted a mix of snow and rain to fall Thursday night and Friday morning, but the mixture might linger until Saturday , the National Weather Service in Raleigh said Wednesday morning .
  • Vladimir Putin to seek re-election for 2018 Russian presidency

    Vladimir Putin to seek re-election for 2018 Russian presidency

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    Putin, 65, has been in power either as president or prime minister since 2000 and enjoys high approval ratings within Russian Federation, setting the stage for him to serve another six-year term until 2024. He said he would decide shortly if he would seek another six-year term. "The decision was expected ... but we were already getting anxious". He's expected to make the move after the upper house of parliament formally launches the race later this month.
  • Atlanta mayoral candidate demands recount after close loss

    Atlanta mayoral candidate demands recount after close loss

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    The race was close, and only minutes into Wednesday morning, at the same time Bottoms was celebrating her win, Norwood was calling for a closer look at the results. "Bottoms, who is black and the chosen successor of Reed, is widely seen as a continuation of the black political machine that has dominated Atlanta politics since the mid-1970s".
  • Quake -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

    Quake -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

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    Quake of Magnitude:5.5, Occurred on:06-12-2017, 20:49:54 IST, Lat:30.4 N & Long: 79.1 E, Depth: 30 Km, Region:Distt. Subsequent tremors were felt in parts of Northern India including Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi, NCR at around 8.50 P.M.
  • Harvey Weinstein's Former Assistant Prepping Sexual Harassment Suit

    Harvey Weinstein's Former Assistant Prepping Sexual Harassment Suit

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    The 45-year-old made the claims in a New York Times piece published on Tuesday (05Dec17), saying she has heard stories from multiple women who heard her name mentioned during their alleged encounters with Weinstein. He is now under investigation by NYPD, LAPD, Scotland Yard and Beverly Hills Police. Weinstein has denied allegations of non-consensual sex. The report indicates that Weinstein was aware that journalists were looking to his behavior and may have tried to align himself ...