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Although the Clinton investigation was closed , Comey said , investigators decided they needed a search warrant for thousands of emails the agency found on a computer owned by Anthony Weiner, a former NY congressman who is married to Clinton's top aide, Huma Abedin.
  • Turkish president joins Justice and Development Party

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    However, an amendment that reverses a requirement for the president to be neutral and cut ties with their party came into effect immediately, allowing Erdogan to return to the Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party, or AKP. "How is that possible?" he asked, in reference to a Turkish soccer team. "From now on there is no option other than opening the chapters you have not yet opened".
  • Herbsaint, Shaya and Arnaud's French 75 win James Beard Awards

    Herbsaint, Shaya and Arnaud's French 75 win James Beard Awards

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    Centrolina's Amy Brandwein and Bad Saint's Tom Cunanan were among the five finalists for the best chef in the Mid-Atlantic-a prize that ultimately went to Philadelphia chef Greg Vernick of Vernick Food & Drink. The Beard Awards moved to Chicago in 2015 after being based in NY for more than 20 years. Overall, it was disappointing that there weren't more Chicago nominees and winners, though Topolobampo won the award for Outstanding Restaurant .
  • Cam Sutton goes to Steelers in third round of NFL Draft

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    He played at Erie McDowell High School, played at Pitt and now is a Steeler. The Watt brother will get to spend Christmas with one another. T.J. Pete Prisco, CBS Sports: "I like the pick". His definite strength is as a pass rusher. That happened as Conner was used in the passing game much more than ever before.
  • Mark Selby's title hopes lifted by late rally against John Higgins

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    Barry Hawkins says he will be on the wrong end of some punishment from John Higgins unless he drastically improves ahead of his Betfred World Championship semi-final clash. The 41-year-old Scot turned an overnight 11-5 lead into a 13-6 victory at the Betfred World Championship, and he awaits the victor of the quarter-final between Barry Hawkins and Stephen Maguire.
  • Nepal's top judge suspended after impeachment motion filed

    Nepal's top judge suspended after impeachment motion filed

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    Nepal's first female chief justice has been suspended after the two largest parties in the ruling coalition filed an impeachment motion against her. According to Nepal's constitution, an amendment motion can be filed at the parliament by securing the support of at least one-fourth of the total number of lawmakers.
  • DPRK says current crisis on Korean Peninsula most risky in half century

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    The foreign minister said that denuclearization is the basic precondition for long-term peace and stability on the peninsula and "what we must accomplish to safeguard the worldwide nuclear non-proliferation regime". Japan's Air Self-Defense Force says the joint air and maritime exercise took place Friday in areas east of Japan's southern island of Okinawa. No decisions were adopted within the meeting, the statement specified.
  • Trump calls on UNSC to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

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    On Friday, Tillerson will host a meeting on North Korea at the UN. Last year, North Korea conducted two nuclear tests. Pyongyang has continued its pursuit of nuclear weapons and the missile capability to deliver a bomb as far as the continental USA, even as the new president has declared the status quo is "unacceptable".
  • ASEAN Final Statement goes soft on South China Sea issue

    ASEAN Final Statement goes soft on South China Sea issue

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    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte suggested Saturday to his American counterpart to back out from an intensifying standoff with North Korea not in surrender but to avoid risking a nuclear "holocaust" that could affect Asia immensely. The explosion happened late Friday about five kilometres (three miles) from the heavily guarded complex where Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) leaders are meeting and police said they were investigating the possibility it was a revenge assault.