• Kenya protesters attack election training site
Kenya protesters attack election training site

Chebukati noted with concern failed attempts to persuade a majority of the Commissioners to adopt critical changes before next week's repeat presidential election, attempts he said were defeated by the majority. The head of Kenya's election commission said Wednesday he could not guarantee next week's presidential election will be free and fair, cit...

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  • Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: Modi
Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: Modi

Addressing a massive public meeting, Modi challenged the Congress to fight the elections on the plank of development, instead of "trying to manipulate the people". Amid the ongoing war of words between the Congress and the BJP leaders ahead of Assembly elections in Gujarat , Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said something to lighten the moods of...

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  • Iran will shred nuclear deal if US quits it
Iran will shred nuclear deal if US quits it

He also said that his new strategy begins with imposing tough sanctions on the IRGC, accusing Iran of "proliferation of missiles and weapons that threaten its neighbor's global trade and freedom of navigation". remarks about Iran's regional presence and missile program, saying that such issues are none of their business. "They must avoid interfer...

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  • At Least Five People Shot An An Office Park In Maryland
At Least Five People Shot An An Office Park In Maryland

Investigators believe Prince is associated with the business, but his exact relationship to it is not known at this time. He may be driving a black 2008 GMC Acadia with the DE license tag PC 64273. He faced several gun charges in March 2015 in Cecil County, including being a felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a handgun in the vehicle.

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  • Justice Department Indicts 2 Chinese Nationals In Synthetic Opioid Case
Justice Department Indicts 2 Chinese Nationals In Synthetic Opioid Case

Justice Department said in a news release Tuesday. On Sept. 20, Jian Zhang, 38, of China, five Canadian citizens, two residents of Florida, and a resident of New Jersey were indicted in the District of North Dakota for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and fentanyl analogues in the United States, conspiracy to import the drugs from Canada and Ch...

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  • Militias to clear Raqqa of IS within hours
Militias to clear Raqqa of IS within hours

The SDF said the fighting was fierce today around the hospital and stadium, but their recapture was declared in quick succession, effectively ending IS's more than three-year military presence in the city. "During these clashes, the National Hospital was liberated and cleared from the Daesh mercenaries, and 22 of these foreign mercenaries were kill...

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  • IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines
IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines

Duterte made his third return visit to Marawi a day after the military confirmed the killing of Isnilon Hapilon, the Abu Sayyaf leader, and Omarkhayyam Maute when elite Scout Ranger troops stormed a building where they were holed up early on Monday morning.

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  • Anthony Scaramucci Apologizes For Much-Derided Holocaust Twitter Poll: 'I Take Responsibility'
Anthony Scaramucci Apologizes For Much-Derided Holocaust Twitter Poll: 'I Take Responsibility'

Later, Lance Laifer , who tweets on behalf of the Scaramucci Post Twitter account, shared a screenshot of the poll, taking full responsibility for the poll and making sure to note that Scaramucci, who is now in London, was unaware of its posting.

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  • We must take pride in our heritage: PM Narendra Modi
We must take pride in our heritage: PM Narendra Modi

Understanding this need, the BJP government is stressing on integrating the public healthcare system with yoga, ayurveda and other AYUSH methods. "Attempts were even made to reduce the faith that Indians had on them. He also said, "Yoga and Ayurveda are important for our security forces just like sports". Rather it should be scaled up further...

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  • USA soldier Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion
USA soldier Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion

The desertion charge carries a potential five-year sentence, while the misbehavior charge is punishable by life in prison. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said Monday he is pleading guilty to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Defense lawyers have said those injuries can not be directly tied to Sergeant Bergdahl. That signals there was n...

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  • Auto bomb kills crusading Panama Papers journalist in Malta
Auto bomb kills crusading Panama Papers journalist in Malta

In a statement, Muscat condemned the "barbaric attack", saying he had asked police to reach out to other countries' security services for help identifying the perpetrators. Galizia, who claimed to have no political affiliations, set her sights on a wide range of targets, from banks facilitating money laundering to links between Malta's online gamin...

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  • Two people die in fires in northwestern Spain
Two people die in fires in northwestern Spain

The 36 deaths, which were confirmed by Portugal's national civil protection agency and included a one-month-old baby, come four months after 64 people were killed in the deadliest fire in the country's history in June. Images broadcast on Spanish TV showed local residents, their mouths and noses covered with handkerchiefs, trying to contain the f...

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  • Iraqi troops move to retake Kirkuk from Kurdish control
Iraqi troops move to retake Kirkuk from Kurdish control

The reports say that forces began moving at midnight on Sunday towards oil fields and an important air base held by Kurdish forces near the city. The Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service, police forces and the army's ninth brigade regained control of a vast territory in Kirkuk including the oil well, Baba Gurgur, without clashing with the Peshmerga...

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  • Rs 53000-cr infra projects and top 10 developments
Rs 53000-cr infra projects and top 10 developments

Modi recounted how an earlier Chief Minister of Bihar (in reference to Lalu Prasad) would "dissuade from the construction of roads on the plea that roads were meant for only well-off people with motor vehicles, and not poor". "It would have been better for the university if the crores of rupees spent on PM Modi's trip had been ploughed into the uni...

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  • Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage
Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage

He said his goal now is to build "a secure sanctuary for our three surviving children to call a home. and try to regain some portion of the childhood that they have lost". He said their daughter had been examined by doctors Friday, and that hospital staff were "enthusiastically insistent that her chances seemed miraculously high based on a quick ph...

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  • Florida Deputy Captures Nine Foot Anaconda
Florida Deputy Captures Nine Foot Anaconda

The sheriff's office shared the video on the agency's Facebook page. It shows the detective first prodding the snake gently with a thick branch. "It sure is slow moving", the person recording the video is heard saying. The detective ended her heroic efforts with a simple "Ta-da!" Jenni Ingram commended Shaw, "Awesome job detective! I'd just put...

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  • Center-right wins, but far-right surges in Austria vote
Center-right wins, but far-right surges in Austria vote

The right-wing Freedom Party of Austria ranked secong with 27,5 percent of the votes. Kurz described that as the biggest jump in support in the party's history. Kurz forced Austria into a snap election when he refused to continue in a coalition government with the Social Democrats, having reinvented the OVP and moved it rightward when he became par...

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  • Rex Tillerson Downplays His Tensions with President Trump
Rex Tillerson Downplays His Tensions with President Trump

Asked about a leading GOP senator's comment - "You can not publicly castrate your own secretary of state" - Tillerson would have none of it. North Korea has launched missiles that potentially can strike the USA mainland and recently conducted its largest ever underground nuclear explosion.

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  • 24 fall ill after consuming food on-board Tejas Express
24 fall ill after consuming food on-board Tejas Express

The passengers complained of illness after eating the food served on the premium train Tejas Express. The train also comes equipped with vending machines serving tea and coffee, snack tables, books, and food items pertaining to the local cuisine.

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  • Runoff Increasingly Likely as Votes Counted in Liberian Election Reach 75%
Runoff Increasingly Likely as Votes Counted in Liberian Election Reach 75%

Weah, a former world, African and European footballer of the year, received 39.2% of almost 1.2 million ballots cast in almost three-quarters of polling places, leading Boakai who had 29.6% of the vote, the commission said. Brumskine has said the vote was marred by fraud and that he would request a re-run of the vote. The Carter Center, which obs...

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  • Talwars' Ordeal Extended - They Will Remain Jailed Till Monday
Talwars' Ordeal Extended - They Will Remain Jailed Till Monday

The court clearly said that CBI's claims hold no ground and are nowhere close to facts. The parents can not be held guilty just because they were present in the house when the murder took place. the deceased being caught in the midst of a sexual act on the fateful night by Dr. Rajesh Talwar who suddenly got so gravely provoked that he committed t...

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  • People trapped in rubble after Mogadishu blast
People trapped in rubble after Mogadishu blast

The reporter said buildings around the area were severely damaged by the explosion, and several destroyed cars on the road were burning. Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city. In any case, the devastation caused was widespread. Gunshots could be heard near the hotel in Mogadishu's Hoda...

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  • Were Analysts Bearish Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) This Week?

It has underperformed by 18.39% the S&P500. Montag And Caldwell Lc holds 4,923 shares. The Alethea Capital Management Llc holds 14,550 shares with $1.13 million value, up from 7,000 last quarter. The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 1.70 for EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM). RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold...

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  • Sen. Collins to remain in US Senate
Sen. Collins to remain in US Senate

The work she does for ME - while rarely easy and often understated - is a reflection of her work ethic and her infinite energy to serve the people of our state. Her decision Friday will likely free more gubernatorial candidates who have been waiting on the sidelines to enter the race. She said she's "very concerned" about the executive order Presid...

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  • Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house build fence around property
Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house build fence around property

It's been seven years since the episode has aired and fans still visit the real-life Albuquerque home - owned by the Quintana family - and fling their own pizzas like a frisbee onto the roof. In order to try and replicate that, fans will show up and toss pizzas on the roof, which is pretty undesirable if you're the owner of the house this is bein...

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  • Election Commission of Pakistan issues non-bailable arrest against Imran Khan
Election Commission of Pakistan issues non-bailable arrest against Imran Khan

Former PTI leader Akbar S. Babar had filed the petition in January this year, regarding the party's alleged receipt of illegal foreign-funding. The PTI is set to challenge the warrants in the Islamabad High Court . They said that the decision to arrest Imran Khan is based on discrimination, adding that the ECP is not a competent authority to iss...

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  • CM Kejriwal's Blue Wagon R auto stolen from right outside Delhi Secretariat
CM Kejriwal's Blue Wagon R auto stolen from right outside Delhi Secretariat

Jaihind used the auto for campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls in Rohtak before Vandana took possession of the vehicle. Delhi Police informed that the auto was being used by a member of the AAP's media cell and that a First Information Report (FIR) has been registered.

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  • DOJ to Chicago: Drop 'Sanctuary City' Laws or Lose Federal Funding
DOJ to Chicago: Drop 'Sanctuary City' Laws or Lose Federal Funding

DOJ says this appears to violate the federal law's provision that local governments may not restrict the sharing of information with federal authorities about immigration or citizenship status. NBC10 will livestream a press conference with Mayor Jim Kenney at 4:30 p.m. Milwaukee County and the State of CT, which did not receive letters in the ini...

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  • Hurricane Ophelia's winds strengthen to 85 miles per hour on slow trek toward Ireland
Hurricane Ophelia's winds strengthen to 85 miles per hour on slow trek toward Ireland

The severity of the impact on Ireland due to Hurricane Ophelia would depend on the exact track followed by the Category 1 storm in the next few days. If Ophelia becomes a hurricane it will be the ninth so far this year in the Atlantic. Hurricane Ophelia may make landfall in Ireland on Monday. Incidentally, all of them have arrived in the months...

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  • Trade deal possible with Canada, minus Mexico
Trade deal possible with Canada, minus Mexico

The rules of origin demands are among several conditions that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has labeled "poison pill proposals" that threaten to torpedo the talks. An auto-parts industry executive warned Wednesday that tightening the rules of origin for cars will add complexity and costs. Trudeau later said he was optimistic that an agreement woul...

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  • China scrambles fighter jets as United States destroyer sails near disputed islands
China scrambles fighter jets as United States destroyer sails near disputed islands

The Chinese spokesperson said the USA warship violated Chinese and worldwide laws and seriously threatened China's sovereignty and security. Three U.S. "China urges the U.S.to conscientiously respect China's sovereign territory and security interests, conscientiously respect the efforts regional countries have made to protect peace and stability ...

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  • Turkey halts all visa services for American citizens in US
Turkey halts all visa services for American citizens in US

Thousands of people waving Turkish and Serbian flags lined the streets of Novi Pazar, in the Sandzak region, where Erdogan arrived with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. The Turkish restrictions appeared to go further than a move by the United States to suspend the processing of "non-immigrant" visas, a specific category that relates to tourism, ...

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  • Spain Warns Catalonia With Threat of Direct Control From Madrid
Spain Warns Catalonia With Threat of Direct Control From Madrid

In a press conference after a party meeting, Sanchez explained that "we share Rajoy's (Spanish Prime Minister) decision so that Puigdemont (president of Catalonia) clarifies what he said yesterday". Spain and Catalonia now enter into the unknown, as Madrid has repeatedly said independence is not up for discussion. Catalonia's head Carles Puigdemo...

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  • United Kingdom paper: Trump trip won't be a state visit
United Kingdom paper: Trump trip won't be a state visit

The visit will not include a stay with the Queen like Barack Obama enjoyed in 2011. A report in the London Evening Standard claims that the impending 2018 engagement has been "stripped down" to that of a working trip rather than a formal state visit.

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  • FBI Asked to Investigative Fatal Police Shooting of Black Man from Behind
FBI Asked to Investigative Fatal Police Shooting of Black Man from Behind

Ultimately, Brown concluded that both officers broke multiple department policies. Chief Brown went on to tell Payne he was "deeply troubled by your lack of sound professional judgment and your discourteous, disrespectful, and unwarranted behavior, which unnecessarily escalated a situation that could and should have been resolved in a manner far ...

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  • U.S. bombers conduct drills off both coasts of Korean Peninsula
U.S. bombers conduct drills off both coasts of Korean Peninsula

The meetings come amid growing tension after the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear detonation test early last month. CNN reported that depending on the level of detail in the stolen plans, the hack could pose serious challenges for the US-South Korean alliance.

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  • Amid firecracker ban, traders look to sell via online portals
Amid firecracker ban, traders look to sell via online portals

The ban does not stop bursting of crackers in the city but only the sale of crackers in residential localities. The order comes at a time when Delhi's air quality has already hit "very unhealthy" levels. Even as the Supreme Court ordered a complete ban on sale of fireworks this Diwali on the ground, it may have forgotten to net the virtual shop...

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  • White House Demands for DACA Deal Include Border Wall
White House Demands for DACA Deal Include Border Wall

And he hopes to prevent immigrants from sponsoring extended family members to move to the USA, limiting such green cards to spouses and children, as well as to close "loopholes" that prevent the deportation of children who enter the country illegally.

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  • Japanese Court Orders Payments To Plaintiffs Over Fukushima Disaster
Japanese Court Orders Payments To Plaintiffs Over Fukushima Disaster

This is the third ruling in some 30 similar lawsuits nationwide and the second one recognizing the government's responsibility for damages. A court on Tuesday ruled that the Japanese government and the operator of the nuclear power plant are liable for negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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  • Trump wants to compare his IQ with Tillerson's
Trump wants to compare his IQ with Tillerson's

After the story about Tillerson insulting the president broke, Republican Senator Bob Corker , Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, came to the secretary of state's defense. "It is #FakeNews", Trump tweeted at the time. "I don't think the 25th Amendment was designed for this situation", she said. Trump has repeatedly dismissed the ...

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  • USA formally proposes replacing Obama's carbon-cutting plan
USA formally proposes replacing Obama's carbon-cutting plan

During an interview in Kentucky, Pruitt said the EPA will set standards that use the latest technology to achieve the best emission reductions. With its proposed repeal Tuesday, Trump's EPA is siding with the plan's critics in arguing that it dictated overly broad changes to the US energy system, rather than setting mandates on specific p...

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  • NAB team to collect evidence of Sharif properties from London
NAB team to collect evidence of Sharif properties from London

The accountability court in Islamabad yesterday declared the sons of Sharif proclaimed offenders for repeatedly failing to appear before it. The judge also ordered NAB authorities to release Capt Safdar. Sharif and his sons Hasan and Hussain Nawaz will not be appearing and an application in this regard will be moved in the court. The court al...

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  • 'Fed up' Boris Johnson denies he'd cling to cabinet role
'Fed up' Boris Johnson denies he'd cling to cabinet role

I do not know if they are really my friends and allies or if they represent some sinister band of imposters. 'I heartily disagree with the sense, tone and spirit of what they are quoted as saying. We want to be upbeat and we just don't think he's helping. All the cabinet big beasts were there to support the prime minister as she made her first ...

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  • Smoke means fire in Anaheim
Smoke means fire in Anaheim

A home lit up in flames as the Canyon Fire 2 ravaged the Orange County area Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Twitter user S Preston said: " Anaheim fire as seen from Disneyland ". He says California has also asked for fire crews from the U.S. Forest Service in Nevada. More than 5,000 homes have been evacuated, The Los Angeles Times reported .

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  • Police complaint filed against Salman Khan for threatening Zubair Khan
Police complaint filed against Salman Khan for threatening Zubair Khan

It was reported that after Salman Khan blasted over the Zubair Khan for his inappropriate behavior with the fellow mates, he allegedly took pills and fell sick where he was admitted to the hospital. already topped the social media. But, Sameer Antulay, a co-producer of the film and also a part of Dawood's family has claimed otherwise and said t...

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  • Amber Alert discontinued for missing Richardson girl, search continues
Amber Alert discontinued for missing Richardson girl, search continues

Police in this Dallas suburb are still looking for a missing child. Police said that Sherin Mathews was last seen in Richardson . He is charged with abandoning or endangering a child. Richardson Police Sgt. Kevin Perlich told KTVT investigators are trying to determine why the parents called 911 several hours later. She has brown ...

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  • No EU Deal is definitely a bad deal & threatens economic stability
No EU Deal is definitely a bad deal & threatens economic stability

May's office said she stressed the importance of engaging with the business community to design the proposed implementation arrangements, and promised to have continued meetings with a wide variety of business voices. In a foreword to the customs paper, Finance Minister Philip Hammond also underlined the importance of a transition period after B...

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  • Wildfires force evacuations in Northern California
Wildfires force evacuations in Northern California

At least one person has died and two people suffered serious injuries as a result of one of the blazes that ignited in Mendocino County, according to Cal Fire. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said fires had broken out at Mark West Springs and Riebli roads in Santa Rosa , at Shiloh and Conde roads in Windsor and at Highway 116 and Fredericks R...

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  • Delhi government warns DMRC of 'strict action'
Delhi government warns DMRC of 'strict action'

The DMRC was set-up in 1995 with equal equity from the Central government and Delhi government. "You have stated your views on metro fare hike and the centre has brought out its limitations in the context of current policies and the law in the matter".

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  • Graciousness and tenacity in pictures from storm-wrecked Puerto Rico
Graciousness and tenacity in pictures from storm-wrecked Puerto Rico

The rebuilding effort will make it harder to pay back the more than $70 billion Puerto Rico owes its creditors. Menendez is the highest ranking Latino in the U.S. They have also provided their equipment and expertise at large events, including last year's Republican Convention in Cleveland and more recently, the Air Force Marathon in Dayton.

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