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West Coast hit by storm front

But the wind had the biggest impact on the state's electricity grid - knocking over nearly 2 dozen transmission towers which knocked out power to the entire state - leaving 1.7 million people in the dark. Australia wants to double its large-scale renewable energy generation to 33,000 gigawatt hours by 2020, which means solar, wind and hydro-electricity would have to make up almost a quarter of power generation by then.

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OPEC Members Agrees to Curb Oil Output, Increasing Prices

A deal that includes Russian Federation - which is the largest producer outside the cartel and already is publicly committed to joining a production freeze with OPEC - would likely result in premium oil prices rising to the $55 range, Nicholson said in a note to clients.

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14-year-old boy charged in father's killing, SC school shooting

She canceled classes at the school for the rest of the week. Korrie Bennett hugs Heather Bailey after recovering their children following a shooting at Townville Elementary in Townville Wednesday, Sept. The Associated Press typically does not identify juveniles charged with crimes. The 14-year-old was arrested on Wednesday after crashing a pickup truck into a fence around Townville Elementary School and shooting two students and a teacher.

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Students disciplined for wearing KKK-like garb to school

Three high school students are in trouble after wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes to school, WFTS reported . The incident took place Thursday at Wiregrass Ranch High School in Pasco County, where students were invited to dress up as different characters.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian who stabbed soldier - army

According to initial reports, the attacker was a Palestinian resident of the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Ras Alamoud and was in his 20s. The guards were forced out on Sunday by the Libyan National Army, a militia that had pledged to reopen the ports for exports.

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5 soldiers killed in attack on Mexican army convoy

Posted: Sep. 30, 2016 7:00 am Updated: Sep. Soldiers leave a private gated community hours after a military convoy was ambushed with grenades and high-powered guns in Culiacan, Mexico, on Friday. The sons have apparently changed the rules of engagement long practiced by the father, who kept a low profile until past year. One of the United States officials said the kidnapping appeared to be a "non-sanctioned event" committed by lower ranking members of the New Generation cartel, and that ...

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Debate commission: Trump had audio 'issues'

Most voters believe news organizations play favorites when it comes to fact-checking candidates' statements, but this skepticism is much stronger among voters who support Donald Trump than those who back his rival Hillary Clinton. Clinton, who according to flash polls was widely viewed as the victor of the debate, lampooned Trump's complaint, saying: "Anybody who is complaining about the microphone is not having a good night".

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Delhi takes to streets to hail anti-terror strikes

Other smaller Pakistani cinemas have also posted on social media confirming the same following the death of the two Pakistani soldiers. Several villages have already been evacuated along the border as a precautionary measure. "The claim was immediately dismissed by Pakistan , which said India mischaracterized cross-LoC firing as surgical strikes and made it clear that any such attempt would be responded strongly", it said.

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Former Miss Universe, Clinton respond to Trump's barbs

But Republicans might also worry that Clinton's ability to get under Trump's skin so easily has provided a blueprint that world leaders like Russia's Vladimir Putin could use to rile him as president. Clinton went on, even as Trump tried to yell over her, to add, "And she's become a USA citizen, and you can bet she's going to vote in November". "At 12, I wasn't interested", Trump said, going on to note that he likes women in the "25 category", but did comment that Hilton was "beautiful".

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On nukes, United States has this 'direct message for Pakistan'

Military Observer Group for India and Pakistan.is aware of the ceasefire violations and right now is liaising with the concerned authorities to obtain further information", U.N. Pakistan on Friday said it has briefed the envoys of the P5 - the US, China, Russia, the United Kingdom and France - over "unprovoked firing" by India on the LoC and asked the countries to play their role in ensuring the maintenance of peace and security in the region.

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Second Round Of Rs. 5.63 Lakh Crore Spectrum Auction Gets Underway

Members on one side are Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, Reliance Communications Ltd and Aircel Ltd. Members on the other side are Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone India, and Idea Cellular Ltd. As per the rules, companies winning spectrum in higher frequency bands - above 1Ghz like 1,800 Mhz, 2,100 Mhz, 2,300 Mhz - should make 50 per cent upfront payment and the rest in 10 years after a 2-year moratorium.

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Quinn sees Falcons moving closer to playing at full capacity

He sat out the final game of 2015 and the first three games this season because of the suspension. When Atlanta got the ball for the first time, the Saints forced a punt, only to have a keystone cops play on special teams. "It was a fair catch, and the jammer is going down the field and he has to avoid contact". Quarterback Matt Ryan did a great job on passing and made the Saints guessing on the plays he has been making.

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Britain to ratify Paris Agreement by the end of 2016

For the Paris Agreement to enter into effect, at least 55 countries accounting for at least 55 percent of global emissions must formally join the agreement. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, speaking at the ceremony, said he was "confident we will bring this agreement into force this year", probably no later than the next worldwide climate conference, which begins in November in Marrakech, Morroco.

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Syrian rebels say truce has failed, no hope of aid delivery

Those seven days of calm and aid deliveries were required before the US and Russian Federation could embark on a plan to cooperate in targeting the Islamic State group and al-Qaida affiliates working in Syria. The UN also wants to deliver to other hard-to-reach areas in Syria, but says it has not received necessary permissions from the Syrian government to proceed, reports Reuters .

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Unearned runs extend Red Sox lead

As David Ortiz's final regular season hits its home stretch, we asked fans to select the Boston Red Sox slugger's signature achievement. Boston improved its American League East lead over the idle Toronto Blue Jays to 5 1/2 games while slumping Baltimore (82-71) fell seven games back.

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March planned in memory of man shot by police in California

The man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a " shooting stance ", authorities said . The two officers, identified by officials as Richard Gonsalves and Josh McDaniels, have not been working since the incident. El Cajon Police Chief Jeff Davis, who said the investigation was ongoing, did not address whether officers acted appropriately in how they ...

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Trump Goes OFF on Former Miss Universe & 'Crooked' Clinton

Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant victor Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he called her “sex tape, ” in an early-morning tweet-storm that dragged him further away from his campaigns efforts to broaden his appeal to women.

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USA bombing suspect charged, but will not appear in court on Wednesday

This video grab image by the New Jersey State Police allegedly shows Ahmad Khan Rahami . He is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted. Previous reports speculated that the two men could have been thieves who saw the bag on the ground, emptied its contents, and made off with the find.

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Pakistan army captures Indian soldier alive across LoC, claims killing 8

Pakistan has always been accused of housing and supporting militant groups that target India - including members of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, which was behind the devastating 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed scores. A map showing the Jammu and Kashmir region controlled by India. According to India's Director General Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh during the "surgical strikes" significant casualties were inflicted on infiltrators and their supporters and that Indian side has not ...

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Key dates since Russian intervention in Syria

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that Moscow still wants to cooperate with Washington on the Syrian crisis, but blamed the USA for a failure to deliver on its pledge under the September 9 agreement to encourage moderate opposition to sever ties with al-Qaida's branch in Syria.

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Feeding the fans at AFL Grand Final

For some extra value, we like the Swans at the line and while the Bulldogs have risen to the challenge at each of their three games thus far, there are plenty of reasons to have a decent crack at the Swannies. There are so many young kids which we have spoken about. "We've still got him there (as an emergency) if we need him", he suggested". A colleague describes them as "hard to hate".

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Pope urges greater efforts for peace in the Middle East

Pope Francis told people gathered for his general audience that his thoughts and prayers were going "to the beloved and martyred Syria". Around 140 people, almost all civilians, have been killed in the Syrian and Russian raids since late Thursday.

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Lavrov Congratulates People of Colombia on FARC Peace Deal Signing

White flags are flapping in the central courtyard and most attendees are dressed in white. "The disgusting night of violence that has covered us with its shadow for more than half a century is over", Santos told the more than 2,500 white-clad dignitaries attending the event.

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Abbas asks to attend Peres's funeral

Walden said Peres also requested Israeli singer David D'or sing at his funeral. Peres died on Wednesday at the age of 93 in a hospital near Tel Aviv after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. "Peres was a fearless partner for making peace along with [Yasser] Arafat and [Yitzhak] Rabin", wrote Abbas in a special letter. Abbas will be accompanied to the funeral with a delegation from the Palestinian Authority, according to reports citing COGAT, or Coordination of Government Activity in the ...

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Philippine President to Seek Closer Ties with China & Russia

The Philippine military earlier this month invited US troops to joint exercises in October, shortly after Mr. Duterte's called for the Americans to withdraw their remaining military advisers from the southern island of Mindanao. "I will be in Vietnam to further strengthen our strategic partnership", Duterte said in his departure speech at the Manila global airport, the Xinhua News Agency reported.

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Clinton leads Trump by 5% in USA presidential poll

Now, it's becoming clearer that battleground state polls are moving toward Clinton as well. Unaffiliated voters also favor Trump. Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson got 7 percent; the Green Party's Jill Stein got 1 percent and 4 percent say they remain undecided.

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Explosion in New York City leaves 29 injured

The NYPD tweeted a picture of Ahmad Khan Rahami , 28, who is being sought in connection with the Chelsea blast. A 28-year-old naturalised American citizen of Afghan descent was arrested today by United States authorities following a shootout hours after the NY mayor conceded that the blast that injured 29 people here could be an act of "terrorism" with foreign links.

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Accused Washington mall gunman admitted to killing 5, warrant says

The newspaper said Cetin also was arrested on drunken driving charges. Police then followed up with Cetin's co-workers in Oak Harbor, and his father and mother, who told them where he lives. Detectives would not say what they found. Detectives have also searched Cetin's vehicle and home - they removed boxes from his home, but it is unknown what those boxes held.

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OPEC Members Agree to Cut Oil Production by November

However, reversing their previous position, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said that Iran, Nigeria and Libya would be allowed to produce " at maximum levels that make sense" as part of any output limits. Gold prices have fallen marginally since the announcement . The Iranian government had argued it would need some time to recover from the impact of the sanctions, which included restrictions on its oil production and exports.

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United States issues Zika travel advisory for SA countries

While people living in those countries may have developed an immunity to the virus, which can cause severe birth defects in infected pregnant women's children, travelers may not enjoy similar protection, the CDC explained. It's important to note like the map above that there's a difference between the Zika "epidemic" sweeping South and Central America and the Caribbean ― for which officials issued a travel alert ― and the lower-level "endemic" in Southeast Asia, for which officials issued ...

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Hillary Clinton Defends Alicia Machado After Donald Trump's Sex Tape Allegations

Today, the Republican nominee charged Machado once starred in a sex tape, and the Clinton campaign helped her gain US citizenship. Clinton had lashed out on the debate stage at Trump's history of abusive remarks about women that included humiliating Machado over her weight gain and Latina origins, nicknaming her " Miss Piggy " and " Miss Housekeeping ".

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Obama, Iraqi leader review ISIS strategy

The base, located some 65 km from the Daesh-controlled Iraqi stronghold of Mosul , will be repaired for the offensive, and provide runways and infrastructure for United States air support. To the Obama administration's relief, Abadi has proven to be a more inclusive leader than his predecessor, Nouri al-Maliki, whose sectarian approach led many Iraqi Sunnis to see IS as a more welcoming alternative.

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New Jersey train crash: Event recorder recovered

While it's not yet known if the crash was caused by operator error or mechanical failure, there are technologies available that are created to halt a train during an emergency. It was too early to say whether an anti-collision system known as positive train control (PTC) could have prevented the crash, they said. Ms Dinh-Zarr said the wreckage can not yet be safely entered because it is under a collapsed section of the station's roof.

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Daniel Radcliffe recalls first meeting with Donald Trump

Radcliffe, who is now making the press rounds in the United Kingdom to promote the release of Swiss Army Man , revealed to Metro that he loves superhero movies, but that's not all. The Harry Potter star wouldn't reveal whether he actually auditioned for the role, but his choice of words, "the boat has sailed" shows he may very well have had talks with Marvel.

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Videos showing police shooting of black man released

The videos were released after three nights of unruly and, at times , violent protests in El Cajon, and on the eve of a large demonstration organized by clergy and supporters of Olango's family, who had pressured authorities to show the footage of the fatal encounter.


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