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  • Troopers from the Tennessee Highway Patrol help residents leave an area under threat of wildfire after a mandatory evacuation was ordered in Gatlinburg, Tennessee in a picture released November 30, 2016.   Tennessee Highway Patrol/Handout via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY - RTSTVY8
    December 1, 2016  

    In our news wrap Thursday, the smoke is clearing from days of wildfires in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains, and recovery efforts are in full swing. The blazes in and around the eastern city of Gatlinburg left 10 people dead before 24 hours of rain quenched the flames. Also, French President Francois Hollande said he will not seek a second term, citing his historically low approval ratings. Continue reading

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    November 28, 2016  

    In France, right-wing populist party National Front continues to garner support, despite critics who say it punishes detractors and silences the press. The party tailors its ideology to fit different populations; in the French Rust Belt, it has gained favor with the traditionally socialist working class by promising to push back against global elites. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump greets New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2SVO1
    November 11, 2016  

    In our news wrap Friday, president-elect Donald Trump announced that Mike Pence would be the new chair of his transition team, replacing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Also, anti-Trump protests continued across the country. In Portland, Oregon, thousands of demonstrators squared off with police, throwing bottles and rocks, while officers responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Continue reading

  • Whites roses are seen in front of the new facade of the Bataclan concert hall almost one year after a series of attacks at several sites in Paris, France, November 8, 2016.   REUTERS/Charles Platiau - RTX2SIYH
    November 11, 2016  

    Sunday will mark a grim anniversary in Paris — the series of coordinated terror attacks throughout the city that killed 130 and injured nearly 400 on November 13, 2015. The bloodiest site, Bataclan Music Club, where 89 people were murdered, will reopen Saturday with a concert by Sting. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant visited Paris to report on how the city is faring, one year later. Continue reading

  • A worker stacks freshly printed newspapers with the headline reading "Trump surprises" at a printer of the local daily El Diario of Juarez in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez   - RTX2STGB
    November 9, 2016  

    How are world leaders responding to the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president? Russian President Vladimir Putin was among the first to congratulate the winner. But the election left NATO allies nervous, and on Wednesday, alliance leaders made clear they are looking to Trump to maintain a tough line with Putin. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • Hiji Behram Khan, father of Dilawar, a police cadet who was killed in Monday's attack on the Police Training College, holds pictures of his son outside his home on the outskirts of Quetta, Pakistan, October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro - RTX2QKB8
    October 26, 2016  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, the city of Quetta virtually was closed down as residents mourned the death of 61 victims of Tuesday’s massacre at a police academy. Both an Islamic State affiliate and a Taliban splinter group have claimed responsibility for the attack. Also, the Taliban is denying it kidnapped and killed 26 civilians in Afghanistan, who were abducted in a remote province on Tuesday. Continue reading

  • James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City, U.S., October 25, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - RTX2QEQ0
    October 25, 2016  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, National Intelligence Director James Clapper voiced doubt that North Korea will ever give up its nuclear weapons. The State Department quickly disputed that notion and insisted the U.S. policy is both unchanged and realistic. Also, militants in Pakistan stormed a police academy overnight, killing at least 61 and wounding more than 120. Continue reading

  • A migrant walks past a burning makeshift shelter set ablaze in protest against the dismantlement of the camp for migrants called the "Jungle" in Calais on the second day of their evacuation and transfer to reception centers, France, October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol - RTX2QD6C
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    French authorities transferred 1,918 people voluntarily out of the makeshift migrant camp known as “the Jungle,” the U.N. Human Rights Council said on the first day of the mass evacuation. Continue reading

  • Ticker and trading information for media conglomerate Time Warner Inc. is displayed at the post where it is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., October 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - RTX2PWCV
    October 24, 2016  

    In our news wrap Monday, AT&T said it is confident its deal to buy Time Warner will pass muster with Congress and federal regulators. The telecom giant announced plans on Saturday to take over the parent company of HBO, CNN and Warner Brothers Studio. Also, officials in France began clearing the makeshift migrant camp known as “the Jungle” in Calais. Continue reading

  • Ethiopian migrants, members of the Oromo community, react as they leave the "Jungle" to be transfered to reception centers during the start of the dismantlement of the camp in Calais, France, October 24, 2016.  Photo by Pascal Rossignol/REUTERS
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    Thousands of migrants lined up before dawn Monday to board buses, as the French government began closing the Calais camp known as “the Jungle.”
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