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Syrian army tells rebels in eastern Aleppo: leave or die

Syrian army tells rebels in eastern Aleppo: leave or die

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow is ready to hold quick talks with the U.S. "to ensure the withdrawal of all rebels without exception from eastern Aleppo , ensure humanitarian supplies to the city residents and the restoration of normal life in eastern Aleppo ".


For Russia, Trump presidency offers hope of sanctions relief

For Russia, Trump presidency offers hope of sanctions relief

As a result of the dispute the two countries never signed a peace treaty to formally end the war. Putin expressed certainty that the real estate magnate knows what he's doing, despite growing criticism seven weeks ahead of the inauguration that Trump is out of his depth.


Michigan board to hear Trump's challenge to recount effort

Michigan board to hear Trump's challenge to recount effort

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who garnered only about 1 per cent of the vote, has said the recount campaign is not targeted at Mr Trump or Mrs Clinton. The state's top elections official, Secretary of State Pedro Cortes, a Democrat, has said there was no evidence of any sort of cyberattacks or irregularities in the election.


Athens holds annual Downtown Parade of Lights

Athens holds annual Downtown Parade of Lights

For the first time ever, the City of Lynn Haven hosted its very own Old Fashioned Christmas Parade. "It's been 10 maybe 12 years since the last time we've been in the Christmas parade". For the second year, Dodge Farm in Brooktondale offered two Belgium horses, Shorty and Jim, to be in the parade. "We put out an offer to any businesses, community members, individuals, who want to be able to set up a float and be able to do that", Welch said.


Residents off north coast Japan told to evacuate for tsunami advisory

Residents off north coast Japan told to evacuate for tsunami advisory

Tsunami waves were observed following a 7.4 magnitude natural disaster that hit northeastern Japan's Fukushima on Tuesday, a weather agency said . An natural disaster with a magnitude of 7.4 hit the coast of Fukushima, in Japan, triggering off tsunami scares on 22 November 2016.



Olympic figure skating champion embroiled in "holocaust on ice" controversy

They skated to " Beautiful That Way , ” a song by an Israeli singer that was featured in the 1997 movie “Life is Beautiful” about the Holocaust". They wore vertical striped uniforms with gold Stars of David sewn on them, similar to those worn by Jewish prisoners in concentrations camps, and performed for a Russian reality television show on which judges gave the skaters ideal scores.