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Former Miss Universe contestant: Trump 'was never disrespectful' to me

The game is on. After the debate, Trump defended his past comments about Machado on "Fox & Friends", saying, "She was the worst we ever had". Trump's past issues with women came to the forefront this week, after Clinton mentioned during Monday night's presidential debate a former pageant victor, a Latina, who Trump had called "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping" after she put on some weight after the pageant.

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Indian army strikes across LoC at terrorist groupings

ALSO READ :Will Bharti Airtel stand up to Reliance Jio's threat? "This is a loud & clear message to Pakistan , that they will pay cost of carrying out terrorism in our nation", Former DGMO Vinod Bhatia told the agency. Singh reminded Pakistan about the 2004 agreement with India under which the country had promised that it won't allow its territory to be used to launch terrorist attacks against India.

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Punjab on maximum alert, villages near Pak border being evacuated

Even the Border Security Force (BSF) made a decision to cancel the pomp and show of the Beating Retreat ceremony at the Wagah border in the wake of the current developments. Even the public viewing of Beating the Retreat ceremonies at two Punjab border posts-Hussainwala and Wagah-have been called off till further orders.

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U.S. giving $364 million in new Syria aid

Aleppo is the last of the major cities still being contested, and it could take regime forces between six months and a year to capture it, unless they aim to "annihilate" the politically significant city, a Western diplomat said. Assad "listens to no one - not the United Nations , not anyone", a desperate and exhausted Alhaj said. Russian Federation and Assad appear to have abandoned diplomacy in the last week, betting instead on delivering a decisive military blow against the president's ...

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Colombian gov't, FARC sign historic peace deal

The FARC must now begin moving its estimated 7,500 fighters from their jungle and mountain hideouts into disarmament zones set up by the United Nations, which is helping monitor the ceasefire. On March 28, conservative president Belisario Betancur launches peace talks with the FARC under a bilateral truce. The organisation has been listed since June 2002 under the so-called "EU terrorist list", which established a list of persons, groups and entities involved in terrorist acts and subject to ...

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India to Speed up New Power Projects on Rivers Flowing Into Pak

He further read out that the IWT survived wars of 1965 and 1971 between Pakistan and India and was not even suspended during Kargil and Siachen conflicts. "In case India "revokes" the treaty, it literally means it has shunned it", he said. In an interview, he said the dossier will soon be dispatched to the world leaders.

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Pakistan's civil-military leadership replies to Indian agression and illegal threats

Pakistan has taken its case on the Indus Waters Treaty to the World Bank, asking it to prevent India from going ahead with any "illegal constructions" on the Neelum and Chenab rivers. Speaking to The Express Tribune , Rub Nawaz from Battal sector said India's days were now numbered. Under MFN, a WTO member country is obliged to treat other trading nation in a non-discriminatory manner, especially with regard to customs duty and other levies.

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Syrian medics and patients once again targets as strikes hit Aleppo hospitals

It says at least 223 children have been wounded since Friday. Medics inspect the damage outside a field hospital after an air strike in the rebel-held Al-Maadi neighborhood of Aleppo on Wednesday. Photographs sent to Reuters by a hospital worker at the facility showed damaged storage tanks, a rubble strewn area, and the collapsed roof of what he said was a power facility.

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N.Korea claims success in test of long-range rocket engine

Two US strategic bombers on Wednesday 21 flew over South Korea and one of them made a rare landing in the country in a fresh show of force against North Korea . North Korea has been launching satellites as early as in 1998, but the South Korean military believes that it is merely a ruse to disguise the hermit kingdom's pursuance of propellants for an ICBM that can reach the United States mainland.

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US will send about 600 more troops to Iraq - defence chief

Carter underscored the potential risks to all US troops involved in the campaign. In Iraq, he steadily lowered troop levels and declared on August 31, 2010, that their combat mission was ending, though at least 4,565 troops remain in an advise-and-assist role.

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Migrant policy backlash: Merkel's party suffers rout in Berlin vote

She said though voters were dealing with many local issues, she conceded that her decision to open the borders to hundreds of thousands of migrants was also a factor, and "I take responsibility as party leader and chancellor". "We are firmly convinced that we will end next year with a double-digit result", he said. The party, known for its mocking approach to politics, didn't win enough votes to qualify for seats in the Berlin parliament.

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Protests erupt in California over police killing of black man

Some then broke off and marched toward the scene of the shooting, joined by more demonstrators, as the swelling crowd stopped at times to block traffic. El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells said the district attorney's office would decide whether to release the videos to the public after it examines the evidence.

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China backs Pakistan's position on Kashmir

Addressing the UN General Assembly in NY, he said his country would "take whatever measures are necessary to maintain credible deterrence". I have gone the extra mile to achieve this, repeatedly offering a dialogue to address all outstanding issues...

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India's cross-LoC surgical strikes hit equity markets

Uri: Cross border trade between India and Pakistan remained unaffected in Jammu and Kashmir despite the surgical strikes by the army across the Line of Control (LoC), with 26 trucks crossing over to PoK and 13 from there reaching the Indian side.

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Don't take our peaceful intent for weakness: Sharif

India said on Thursday that it carried out surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads across the LoC inflicting heavy casualties, triggering a sharp warning from Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. "Captured terrorists hailing from PoK or Pakistan have confessed to their training in Pakistan or in Pakistan controlled region", Singh said.

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Montreal Jewish community mourns death of Shimon Peres

I doubt that anyone can beat this record. Thousands of Israelis filed past the flag-draped coffin of Shimon Peres outside parliament on Thursday, honoring the former president and prime minister who won worldwide praise for his efforts in peace talks with the Palestinians.

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Putin visits ruling party headquarters after it wins parliamentary poll

The Communists and the nationalist Liberal Democrats were shown with about 15 percent of the vote each and the A Just Russia Party with 8 percent - roughly the same proportion as in the old parliament. No others cleared the 5-percent mark needed to win party-list seats. They said that in the run-up to the election they were denied air time on national television and were defamed in reports on state TV.

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Government has to decide who can work in India: Saif Ali Khan

The rage has been continuously rising for the Pakistani artists to leave India after the Uri attacks where 18 soldiers died in Jammu and Kashmir on September 18. But recenty, when asked about the ban on Pakistani actors, her reaction took us by surprise. "But we also condemn the act of killing Indian jawaans".

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William and Kate send first joint tweet - via Morse code telegraph machine

The royals arrived in Whitehorse on Tuesday evening, where they inspected a group of Canadian Rangers and Junior Rangers. "She seemed really anxious that we had got cold waiting out for long to see them", said Maddison Mills, eight. In Whitehorse, the couple watched First Nations dancers, sent a telegraph to the Internet and met young artists. The dress was a new frock for the Duchess - said to be a custom Dolce & Gabbana design costing upwards of £2000.

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Corbyn reinforces his mandate but Labour remains adrift

Mr Corbyn has been meeting key Labour MPs - including Parliamentary Labour Party chairman John Cryer and popular backbencher Jess Phillips, who chairs the women's PLP - as he seeks to rebuild his frontbench team in a reshuffle expected soon.

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House aides: Deal reached to keep US government running

The Senate passed Wednesday, 77-21, a stopgap spending bill that would fund the government through December 9. Instead, top lawmakers like Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., have agreed to address Flint's water crisis in a separate water development bill slated for a House vote Wednesday.

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Israeli leaders lay wreaths on Peres' casket

The Israeli government convened Wednesday morning for a session of mourning in memory of Israel's 9th President and former Prime Minister Shimon Peres. In Gaza Strip, the ruling Hamas militant group called Peres "the last remaining Israeli official who founded the occupation". He did not say who else was included.

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Israel's Ex-President Peres Lies in State in Parliament

Peres died in hospital yesterday morning, aged 93, prompting an outpouring of reactions from around the world. Peres' office said Thursday Clinton will go directly to Israel's parliament. "Though he is no longer with us", Johnston said in a statement, "I hope that the legacy he left - as former president and prime minister of Israel and as a Nobel Peace Prize recipient - will let us strive for a better, more peaceful world.

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American sisters mysteriously found dead at African resort

The day before they had been seen drinking alcohol throughout the day, and were helped to their room at 8:15 p.m., according to the paper. Officers found them unresponsive and they were declared dead at the scene. An Eden Prairie family is in shock after two sisters were found dead while on a trip to Africa. "Everyone is trying to understand and come to terms with what happened".

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Duterte vows to end US-Philippines military exercises

Recently, U.S. officials criticized the Philippine leader's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. Philippine Permanent Representative to the UN Lauro Baja said Duterte should send a clearer message on his foreign policy intentions, and not through the media.

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Escaped Leipzig Zoo lions 'under control' after cage escape

The pair were 15 months old and only arrived at at Leipzig in August. Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Zoo officials say one lion was successfully corralled back into its cage and the second was shot with a tranquilliser and was expected to soon also be back behind bars.

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Pakistan says Indian claim of surgical strike in Kashmir an "illusion"

News of the strikes was announced at a press conference by Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, India's director-general of military operations. Mumbai: In a sharp plunge, stock market benchmark Sensex tanked by 573 points following announcement that India conducted " surgical strikes " last night on terror launch pads across LoC.

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Syria recaptures district in 'appalling' Aleppo attacks

Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, speaking to Mayadeen TV from NY, also said the government is prepared to take part in a unity government incorporating elements from the opposition, an offer that has been rejected in the past. Assad "listens to no one - not the United Nations, not anyone", a desperate and exhausted Alhaj said. The UN body called for "an immediate establishment of humanitarian routes to evacuate sick and wounded from the eastern part of the city".

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Texans J.J. Watt to Miss Significant Time after Re-Injuring Back

But he was largely ineffective in three starts, none more so than when Watt was virtually invisible in the team's Thursday Night blowout loss in New England. Watt was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday, which means he'll be out for a minimum of eight weeks. "I'm not bagging on him, but it's a question of when he injured it during that game", Dr.

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Hockey: India defeat Pakistan 3-1 to reach U18 Asia Cup final

Forwards Ibungo Singh Konjengbam and Dilpreet Singh have been really impressive for the India U18 hockey team in the tournament. Their form peaked in the final group stage fixture as they routed Hong Kong 14-0. "India-Pakistan match brings a lot of excitement to the table". "We have passed the first phase with flying colours and I am happy for the team, but the hard phase is about to start", Ashraf told the Tribune.

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Britain to launch Brexit talks in early 2017

The negotiations haven't even started yet, with the now infamous Article 50 yet to be triggered by Theresa May's government. Johnson's remarks are likely to be welcomed by pro-Leave campaigners as an indication the Government is preparing for a "hard Brexit ".

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Rex Ryan, ace reporter? Asks Pats' Edelman if he'll play QB

And Edelman gave Ryan an answer that is quintessentially representative of The Patriot Way. The historical record of the Patriots has increased the hope of its fans as mentioned in Buffalo Bills vs. It all depends on his both Garoppolo and Brissett's recover. There's a temptation to say the Arizona Cardinals aren't as good a team as advertised.

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One Killed In Fiery Crash Along I-95 in Westport

A stretch of I-95 was shut down after the accident and the southbound lanes remained closed between exits 18 and 17 until shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday. Rival was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and transported to Troop G barracks in Bridgeport. He has been released on $10,000 bond.

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China hopes India, Pakistan will address differences through dialogue

He said terrorist attacks in Bangladesh and Afghanistan were also being instigated from Pakistan. Modi's speech in the southern Indian town of Kozhikode was his first since 18 soldiers were killed in an attack on an army base in Indian-controlled Kashmir last Sunday.

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Bahrain says Congress vote on Saudi 9/11 bill will harm US

Both the Senate and House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday in favour of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act , or JASTA, despite warnings from Obama and top Pentagon officials that the move could put American troops and interests at risk.


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