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Exxon CEO Is Now Trump's Secretary Of State Favorite - Transition Official

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Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson emerged on Friday as President-elect Donald Trump's leading candidate for U.S. secretary of state, a senior transition official said.

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Trump Team Memo On Climate Change Alarms Energy Department Staff

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President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week asking for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers, alarming employees and advisors.

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After Impeachment Of South Korean President, Anti-Park Rallies Resume

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Protesters demanding that South Korean President Park Geun-hye step down marched on Saturday for a seventh straight weekend, a day after parliament voted overwhelmingly to impeach her and put the fate of her presidency in the hands of a nine-judge court.

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Russia Says Syrian Government Controls 93 Percent Of Aleppo

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The Syrian government now controls 93 percent of Aleppo, Russian news agencies cited the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Saturday.

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Nobel Laureates, Leaders Gather To Push Child Slavery Onto The Global Agenda

Pic: ReutersNEW DELHI: Seven-year-old Siyam stands speechless when asked what he would like to do when he grows up. He stares blankly as if being asked the most ridiculous of questions.

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CIA Says Russia Intervened To Help Trump Win White House

Pic: ReutersThe CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

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After Impeachment, South Korea Prime Minister Urges Calm, Vigilance

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea's prime minister sought to calm anxiety over national security and to reassure financial markets on Saturday, a day after parliament voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye, making him acting leader.

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Trump Says To Stop Visa Abuses That Undermine U.S. Workers

WASHINGTON: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday pledged to stop companies from abusing the visa process for foreign workers in a way that undermines the labour market for Americans.

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Everything You Need To Know About The South China Sea Conflict

1. Whose South China Sea is it, anyway?

China’s claim to the South China Sea is based in history, dating back to records from the Xia and Han dynasties. China delineates its claims via the nine-dash line, which Chiang Kai Shek advanced in 1947. During China’s republican era, China surveyed, mapped and named 291 islands and reefs in the region.

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Impeached S.Korean President To Gravely Accept Parliamentary Decision

SEOUL: Impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said that she is gravely accepting the parliamentary decision to remove her from office after the vote on her impeachment motion was passed through the National Assembly with an overwhelming support, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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