Thousands take refuge in mosques after deadly Aceh quake


Rescuers recover the body of a victim from a collapsed building after an earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing a large number of people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)

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Russia says U.S. bill will restrict its diplomats, pledges retaliation

Russia says U.S. bill will restrict its diplomats, pledges retaliation

Russia said on Wednesday it would restrict the ability of U.S. diplomats based in Moscow to travel if a pending U.S. bill that would do the same to Russian diplomats in the United States entered into force.

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Search almost concluded at Oakland warehouse in fire that killed 36

Search almost concluded at Oakland warehouse in fire that killed 36

Authorities expect to conclude their search on Wednesday of an Oakland warehouse gutted by a fast-moving fire that killed 36 people during a dance party, an official said.

Technology
Suspects arrested in Russia central bank cyberheist: bank official

Suspects arrested in Russia central bank cyberheist: bank official

Russian authorities arrested a large number of suspects in May in connection with the recently revealed electronic theft of $19 million from accounts held at the Russian central bank, an official said on Wednesday.

Sports
Diamond League gets championship-style makeover

Diamond League gets championship-style makeover

The Diamond League will have two end-of-season finals with a prize pool of $3.2 million following changes to the structure of the competition announced by the International Association of Athletics' Federations (IAAF) on Wednesday.

Politics
U.S. judge to hear arguments on Michigan presidential recount

U.S. judge to hear arguments on Michigan presidential recount

A U.S. federal judge in Michigan has set a hearing for Wednesday morning to reconsider an order he issued on Sunday to accelerate the presidential vote recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, according to officials.

 Hundreds protest white nationalist Richard Spencer at Texas A&M

Hundreds protest white nationalist Richard Spencer at Texas A&M

Law enforcement officers push protesters out of the Texas A&M University student center where Richard Spencer, who leads a white nationalist organization, was speaking Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in College Station, Texas. Hundreds of people protested the white nationalist's speaking engagement.

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AT&T touts Time Warner merger at Senate hearing

AT&T touts Time Warner merger at Senate hearing

AT&T Inc (T.N) Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that his company's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) would increase innovation, bring "better-priced options" to consumers

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U.S. judge to hear arguments on Michigan presidential recount

U.S. judge to hear arguments on Michigan presidential recount

A U.S. federal judge in Michigan has set a hearing for Wednesday morning to reconsider an order he issued on Sunday to accelerate the presidential vote recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, according to officials.

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Repsol extend Honda MotoGP sponsorship to 2018

Repsol extend Honda MotoGP sponsorship to 2018

Spanish energy company Repsol has extended its 22-year sponsorship of world champion Marc Marquez's factory Honda MotoGP team until the end of 2018.

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 China Pushes Back on Michael Flynns Radical Islamist Remarks

China Pushes Back on Michael Flynns Radical Islamist Remarks

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, the choice of President-elect Donald J. Trump for national security adviser, speaking at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July.

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 NTSB: Driver in fatal crash was speeding, had prior wrecks

NTSB: Driver in fatal crash was speeding, had prior wrecks

In this Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, file photo, fire department and rescue officials work at the scene of an early morning fatal collision between a school bus and a commuter bus in Baltimore.

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IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it had extended provisional measures against Russia over its doping scandal "until further notice" pending the evaluation of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-commissioned report.

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Trump to pick retired Gen. Kelly for Homeland Security: CBS

Trump to pick retired Gen. Kelly for Homeland Security: CBS

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate retired Marine General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported on Wednesday.

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 Libya could become even more chaotic after the Islamic State loses its stronghold

Libya could become even more chaotic after the Islamic State loses its stronghold

Libyans celebrate as forces are close to securing last Islamic State holdouts in Sirte, Libya, on Dec. 5, 2016.

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 Rebels seek ceasefire with Syrian army closer to retaking Aleppo

Rebels seek ceasefire with Syrian army closer to retaking Aleppo

A file photo shows a general view taken with a drone showing damaged buildings and a mosque in the Old City of Aleppo

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2016/12/05
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2016/12/04
U.S. Athletes Weigh a Boycott Over Russian Doping


2016/12/03
Italians are dodging a ban on voter polls by disguising them as horse races and car reviews


2016/12/02
Arbeit Macht Frei Gate Thought to Be Stolen From Dachau Is Found


2016/12/01
U.S. veterans arrive at pipeline protest camp in North Dakota