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Nepal to talk with SAARC members to press for holding summit

After India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka pulled out of the summit claiming that the environment was "not conducive" for the meeting, the host country Pakistan made a decision to postpone it indefinitely. Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae met with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" on Friday and urged him to make a clear position on terrorism and what Nepal thinks about recent spike of tension in India-Pakistan border.

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Shimon Peres was Israel's prime minister and president (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Walden predicted the song would be the prayer "Avinu Malkeinu", or "Our Father Our King". The president will depart for Israel on September 29 and will return to Washington the next day after the ceremony, the announcement added. Many in the Arab world are deeply critical of Peres because of his role in building his country's defense arsenal, supporting Israeli settlements in the West Bank and waging war in Lebanon.

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Chief Justice Moore suspended without pay

Moore is accused of violating ethics laws when he sent an order to state probate judges on same-sex marriage licenses , despite a federal court ruling on the issue. "He refuses to accept the rule of law without repentance or without remorse". Sadly, today that is not the case. Staver and Liberty Counsel previously represented Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis past year in her own court battle, in which she cited religious objection to gay marriage as an excuse not to perform her duties.

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New report on poaching paints grim and short future for elephants

Even more worrisome news came from West Africa, where 12 separate elephant populations have vanished since 2007, including five in Nigeria. But it found a disastrous decline of 60 per cent in Tanzania's elephant population, largely due to a massive surge in poaching.

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Pakistan Urges UN to Intervene to Help Defuse Tensions with India

They said that they are ready to fight against enemy and sacrifice their lives for their dear homeland. Indian media reports said that Pakistan began provocative actions Saturday with firing at Indian positions in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor sector of the International Border.

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Families of 9/11 victims brace to sue Saudi Arabia

And, citing "unexpected ramifications" - like threats to Americans overseas - they want to change the law they've just forced through over his objections. The new law grants an exception to the legal principle of sovereign immunity in cases of terrorism on USA soil, clearing the way for lawsuits by the families of victims of the attacks seeking damages from the Saudi government.

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Hungarian migrant referendum likely to be invalid

Final results were expected later today evening. Orban wants to stop the influx of large numbers of Muslim migrants into Europe, arguing they threaten Hungary and Europe's Christian identity and culture. To cement his power at home, Mr Orban "plays with the EU's founding principle". The government needed at least half the electorate to participate in the referendum , which asked the following question: "Do you want the European Union to be able to order the mandatory settlement of ...

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Still a Powerful Category 4 Hurricane

On Sunday morning, a US Air Force C130 Hercules Hurricane Hunter aircraft reported the center of Matthew 315 miles (510km) south southeast of Kingston, Jamaica at 8:00 a.m. It is still unclear what impacts, if any, Matthew will have on the U.S. Forecasters said hurricane conditions are expected to reach Jamaica and Haiti on Monday, and eastern Cuba Monday night.

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NYFD Battalion Chief Michael Fahy killed in house explosion

His father, Tom, served as a battalion chief for 33 years, retiring in 2001, according to an FDNY spokesman. Residents milled around in the aftermath: debris strewn on the street and covering parked cars; the former house a mangled heap of walls, wiring and twisted metal.

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Hillary Clinton's Hometown Paper Endorses Gary Johnson

They wrote Friday that Hillary Clinton was not almost as bad as Trump, but because of "her intent to greatly increase federal spending and taxation, and serious questions about honesty and trust... But voting for a candidate like Johnson is more than just throwing your vote away: it's irresponsible. After all, Trump has made statements that are far more outrageous than Johnson's comments - on an nearly daily basis - and he is locked in a tight race with Clinton.

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Americans win first Ryder Cup since 2008

The Americans, spurred by Patrick Reed's fiery play and emotion, posted a 3-1 record in Saturday's afternoon four-ball matches as they try to regain the Cup after losing to the Euros the last three times and eight of the last 10. Playing in only his second Ryder Cup , Reed drew Rory McIlroy in the critical opening match. Reed took his first lead with a par 4 at No. 12 and played even-par golf the rest of the way to win 1 up over Europe's best player .

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MH17 probe 'biased', Moscow 'disappointed': foreign ministry

The Boeing 777 was hit during a flight between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur on 17 July 2014, killing all 298 people on board, majority Dutch citizens. The focus will now shift to what happened to the Buk once it crossed back into Russian Federation minus one of its missiles.

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Egypt detains 4 suspected traffickers tied to deadly boat incident

Egyptian authorities, meanwhile, arrested four people in connection with the incident and issued arrest warrants for five more. The boat had set off from Egypt and was heading for Italy when it was found 12 nautical miles northeast of the town of Rashid - also known as Rosetta - in El Beheira Governorate on Wednesday afternoon.

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Supreme Court Will Hear Ban On Offensive Trademarks

In the Redskins' case, six trademark registrations previously granted were stripped away because they disparage Native Americans. On Thursday, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear the band's case. The band is composed exclusively of Asian Americans. Tam , who has criticized the Redskins nickname, argues that his use of a term some find offensive in another context is a way to repossess the power usurped by racist language.

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Syrian military calls on Aleppo rebels to surrender

About 30 doctors remain in eastern Aleppo, Sahloul said, for a population of some 300,000 at a time of urgent need. No one died in the M3 hospital attack. On Saturday, the largest trauma and intensive care center in eastern Aleppo was badly damaged by air strikes and had to close. State media said 13 people were wounded when rebels shelled the central government-held neighborhood of Midan.

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Pakistan not getting support at United Nations over surgical strikes: Akbaruddin

India carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads across the LoC on the intervening night of September 28 and 29, inflicting "significant casualties" on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from PoK. "We do not want to harm anyone, but if someone harms us a befitting reply will be given". Lt. Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa added we will do whatever we can to protect Pakistan.

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Charlotte police 'will release footage' of fatal shooting

Keith Scott looks over to police with hands by his sides a second before he was shot four times by Charlotte police in Charlotte , North Carolina, U.S.in this September 20, 2016 still image from video released by Charlotte police.

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Trump Unprepared for Debate, While Clinton Was Overprepared, Say Critics

He explained that he didn't want to bring up Gennifer Flowers or Monica Lewinsky "with Chelsea in the room", and that he was "very happy" he was "able to hold back on the indiscretions", People reports. In one of the most damaging moments for the billionaire, Mrs Clinton condemned him for calling women "pigs, slobs and dogs". Thousands of supporters listened intently as the Republican presidential candidate slammed Hillary Clinton for dishonesty in her past role as Secretary of State and ...

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Clinton leads Trump in Florida by 4 after debate

It surveyed 820 registered voters, all of whom reported they were likely to vote, and has a margin of error of +/- 3.5 points. She's ahead by the same margin in New Hampshire , taking 42 percent of the vote to Trump's 35 percent, according to a WBUR poll.

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Van Gogh: Two stolen paintings recovered in 2002 in an Italian mafia

The museum in a statement on its website Friday said the paintings are in "relatively good condition". Italian prosecutor Filippo Beatrice said the artworks were discovered in the basement of wealthy and powerful drug dealer Raffaele Imperiale when anti-mafia officials raided the apartment located in a village near Naples, Italy.

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Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace deal

Dressed in white, the former mortal enemies signed and shook hands, smiling before an audience of global dignitaries, drawing loud cheers. Underlining the significance of the deal, President Juan Manuel Santos and the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , or FARC, a rebel fighter known by the alias Timochenko, were to sign the accord in the colonial city of Cartagena .

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Super Bowl goes gaga!

While it was Lady Gaga that sang the National Anthem, the Halftime show was headlined by Coldplay, Beyoncé and Bruno Mars. Gaga is also releasing her new album, Joanne , on October 21. Will you be tuning in to next year's Super Bowl? This 2010 hit would ring off in H-Town, especially if - wishful thinking here - two-time halftime show alum Beyonce made a third consecutive Super Bowl appearance alongside Gaga for this performance.

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Britain will launch Brexit by April , prime minister says

May - who replaced David Cameron as prime minister in July - campaigned for the country to remain in the European Union, but said it's important to respect the will of the people and make a quick exit. We had heard a great deal of Theresa May's Brexit speech to the Conservative party conference before - to the word, in fact, with the Prime Minister using the same scripted soundbites that she's deployed as a shield against having to answer questions about Brexit directly.

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Britain to trigger Article 50 before end of March says Prime Minister

Some Conservative lawmakers said triggering Article 50 so early could put pressure on Britain as elections in France and Germany in 2017 could change London's negotiating partners in the middle of talks. As her fellow lawmakers applauded wildly, May made it clear that the British people expected to see the moment "on the horizon" when Britain would leave - and that she was going to deliver.

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Russian Federation vows to continue bombing Aleppo

The latest US statement, which says Moscow's failure to stop the slaughter in Syria might expose "Russian interests, perhaps even Russian cities" to extremist attacks, is "supporting terrorism", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister said Thursday.

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Kyung Kim wins Reignwood LPGA Classic in China

Speaking afterwards, she admitted her decision to focus on her own game rather than those around her paid dividends in China. "Feel good, because like this year the only goal I want to do is I want to win my first tournament, so I did", Jutanugarn said.

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Pence debate prep: More traditional than Trump's

Tim Kaine , Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's running mate, will campaign in Pennsylvania Wednesday and Thursday, their campaign announced tonight. The debate will take place from the campus of Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. This Tuesday's vice-presidential debate between Sen. They were safe choices picked in part because they would not detract from the top of the ticket.

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Trump rants about tax returns report but denies nothing

A postmark indicated they had been sent from New York City and the return address claimed the envelope had been sent from Trump Tower, the newspaper said. Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton's vanquished Democratic presidential primary foe who now supports her, took the opposite view. Giuliani, former NY mayor, said Trump "had some failures and then he built an empire" and called the businessman "a genius at how to take advantage of legal remedies that can help your company survive and grow".

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How the Trump and Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

The lack of disclosure has raised questions by his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, and others about the Republican presidential nominee's tax payments, charitable giving and net worth. The New York Times on Sunday published "a very, very good story for Donald Trump ", Chris Christie said on " Fox News Sunday ". Trump has made no secret of the fact that he takes advantage of tax codes, but the 1995 return has left many anxious about the rest of his tax record, and how he might manage ...

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Government must urgently bring vulnerable Calais Jungle children to UK

About 200 migrants and some 50 protesters assembled under a bridge to protest against living conditions in the nearby camp that President Francois Hollande has vowed to close by the end of the year. "We must have somewhere to stay while waiting to get to England". 'The French say they are going to destroy the Jungle soon, but we will resist. A police source in Calais said: "Our job was to try and stop trouble, but we came under sustained attack".

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Train crash firm's history of smashes

The official said Saturday the FRA conducted an audit of New Jersey Transit in June and violations were found. The train's engineer was released from the hospital Thursday night and declined to give an immediate interview to investigators, according to the official with knowledge of the investigation, because he is heavily medicated.

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Duterte is no Hitler, spokesman tells press

I'd be happy to slaughter them. Duterte said, on Friday (30 October), that his readiness to kill millions of drug dealers and addicts had led to him being portrayed as a "cousin of Hitler". "I was able to describe how the defeat of (IS) in Iraq and Syria would demonstrate that there is no state based upon (their) Ideology", Carter said.

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Donald Trump urges Twitter followers to 'check out' Machado's sex tape

Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump's flurry of late-night tweets targeting former Miss Universe Alicia Machado was "unhinged , even for him". "Did Crooked Hillary help disgusting (check out sex tape and past) Alicia M become a USA citizen so she could use her in the debate?" Later in the morning, Clinton responded Trump by calling him "unhinged" and said his treatment of Machado was unwarranted.

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Russian Federation finds MH17 probe conclusions highly politicised

In that pursuit, the investigation continues. But the Dutch-led investigation did not directly accuse Moscow of supplying the BUK missile and its transporter system - and the Russian government has repeatedly denied any involvement. Russian Federation dismisses MH17 findings as false, politically-motivated was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 29, 2016 and was last updated on September 29, 2016.

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2016 vice presidential debate: What time Kaine, Pence face off and more

Because of the recent attention both Trump and his running mate Pence have received regarding climate change, there is a good chance that topic will make its way into the vice presidential debate, although the subject areas to be discussed at the debate have not been released.


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