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Kremlin Aide: Obama Administration Trying To Damage Ties

Obamas closest partner on the world stage, Merkel has been instrumental in Obamas efforts to coordinate US and European approaches toward Russian Federation, as well as other conflicts including the Syria crisis and the fight against the Islamic State group.


Obama Speaks to Greek People on Final Foreign Trip as President

Obama Speaks to Greek People on Final Foreign Trip as President

Unrest broke out as the group tried to break through a police cordon to march to the US Embassy and Presidential Mansion, where Obama was attending an official state dinner. The U.S. president said he had been surprised by the Trump victory, but indicated he did not see it as a repudiation of his own policies. But during Obama's and Trump's meeting last week at the White House, Obama said Trump told him he would maintain a strong commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.



Unusually late Hurricane Otto takes aim at Central America

It was forecast to cross over Central America and move into the Pacific by tonight or early Friday. The storm caused heavy rains in Panama as it moved roughly parallel to that nation's northern coast, killing three people there. It is projected that the storm could dump 6-12 inches of rain across northern Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua today. A combination of storm surge and waves were forecast to raise tidal levels three to five feet above normal, the center said, with storm-caused ...



Custody Extended for 5 Suspects in French Attack Plot

Seven suspected jihadis of French, Moroccan and Afghan nationalities were arrested in Strasbourg and Marseille in a series of coordinated raids on Saturday night. Police found two handguns, an automatic pistol, a submachine gun and jihadist propaganda during the raids. France has been under a state of emergency since a wave of attacks in the country past year, giving police wider powers.


Trump breaks campaign pledge to prosecute Clinton

Trump breaks campaign pledge to prosecute Clinton

On Tuesday, the president-elect heralded "more great meetings" in his Manhattan tower as he continued shaping his administration before heading to Florida for Thanksgiving late in the day. "And I want to focus on - all of these other things that we've been talking about". The signal to move on from investigating Clinton sparked outrage in some conservative circles.


Another failure in search for treatment to slow Alzheimer's

Another failure in search for treatment to slow Alzheimer's

For Expedition 3, Lilly extended the pair of large trials by another two years and enrolled only mildly impaired patients. Alzheimer's experts had modest expectations for solanezumab . Lilly's solanezumab sought to slow disease progression by targeting beta-amyloid circulating in the bloodstream . Other studies of solanezumab are ongoing, including one funded by the USA federal government testing the drug in at-risk patients who don't yet have outward signs of the disease.