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India, Pakistan exchange fire across LoC

Jammu and Kashmir dispute. Kashmir, a Muslim-majority region, has been disputed territory between India and Pakistan for the past 70 years. The Line of Control divides the Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir. As India's claims of conducting "surgical strikes" over Pakistani soil has largely met with rebuttal and has been declared "grotesque" by experts, suspicion over India's official version is growing across the border as well.

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NASA Time-Lapse: Watch Hurricane Matthew Develop Into Intense Cat 4 Storm

The monster storm could batter Florida as it passes through the Bahamas, weather experts have warned. Matthew is expected "to bring life-threatening rain, wind and storm surge to portions of Haiti", the National Hurricane Center said.

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One and only vice-presidential debate Tuesday

But as he sets his mind to the upcoming debate, the Indiana Governor and VP candidate took time out to slam Kaine for his failures. Following the vice presidential debate Tuesday, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will be campaigning in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

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Hospitals in Aleppo 'all but obliterated'; civilians in 'living hell,' United Nations warns

The Dr Hasan Al-Araj hospital - also known as the Cave Hospital because it was dug into a mountain - was struck twice on Sunday , t he International Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations, or UOSSM, said. Two patients were killed and 13 were injured. "I am deeply alarmed by the ferocious pummelling of eastern Aleppo city", Mr O'Brien, UN under-secretary for humanitarian affairs, said in a statement .

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Taleban fighters enter Afghan city of Kunduz - Militants take position in houses

The attack comes just a day before a major global donors' conference in Brussels and it highlights Afghanistan's tricky security situation as well as the Taliban's ability to strike important targets at will, Reuters noted. The governor of Afghanistan's Kunduz province says Taliban forces which staged an assault on the provincial capital have been defeated. He characterised the current clashes in Kunduz as "ongoing sporadic fighting".

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And the victor is …. Polls show Clinton leading after 1st debate

The filings show a net loss of $915,729,293 in federal taxable income for the year - losses of a magnitude that they might have allowed Trump to avoid paying taxes for years. "Yesterday his campaign was bragging it makes him look "genius, '" Clinton said". "When you're in an election and you're looking at candidates' tax returns, I don't think it's dangerous" legally for the Times , said media lawyer James Goodale, the Times' general counsel when the federal government sought unsuccessfully ...

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Early birds Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton tweet at dawn

The Republican Party's principles and standards are beyond Trump's reach. But a pornographic video circulated in recent years purporting to star the former Miss Universe was debunked as a fake. "She was the victor, and you know, she gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem", Trump said as even the Fox and Friends hosts struggled to contain their confusion.

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China Typhoon Megi: Rescuers struggle with mudslides and floods

Twenty houses were destroyed and 17 flooded by roughly 400,000 cubic metres of debris, Xinhua cited a county official saying. Zhejiang Vice Governor Sun Jingmiao was leading the rescue operation. Many residents of the village were elderly, reports said. At least one person has been confirmed killed by the storm in Fujian, with millions of homes left without power following severe flooding.

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Pope says Jesus won't kick gays out of heaven

The man had said that when his ten-year-old son was asked during a family meal what he wanted to be when he grew up, the boy responded, "I want to be a girl". "Today you do not destroy with weapons, you destroy with ideas", Francis added. "When someone who is in this condition comes before Jesus, Jesus will certainly not say "go away because you're gay", he continued .

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South Korea picks new site for United States missile defense system

The US and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system that will inevitably prompt a "counterattack", China's top newspaper said yesterday. The ministry was scheduled to brief local officials and parliament on Friday about a new location. South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration said Friday the agency has passed proposals to improve on two types of sonars created to capture submarine movements through ...

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Did Hillary Clinton Really Call Millennials 'Basement Dwellers'?

I want to start with the big " New York times " story on Donald Trump and his taxes. "And there's a lot of unhappiness about young people and this is an issue that we must address". "I have news for Hillary Clinton and everyone who supports her- I did not grow up in Mommy's basement.the only time I was in the basement was when I was running from an Oklahoma tornado".

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Taliban resist Afghan forces' counterattack in northern city of Kunduz

A day after the Taliban captured the strategic city of Kunduz in Afghanistan, the city police claimed that they have taken back control by pushing out the militants, media reports said . Heavy fighting has also continued along the main road to Tarin Kot, the provincial capital of Uruzgan, also in the south, where a Taliban raid on September 8 sparked fears of another collapse like that in Kunduz a year ago.

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Cuban: Paying taxes 'most patriotic thing you can do as wealthy person'

A New York Times report published Saturday said a $916 million loss Trump reported on his 1995 income tax returns could have allowed him to legally avoid paying any federal income tax for up to 18 years. Lewandowski said The Times "should be held accountable" for publishing Trump's taxes without permission because there was "no national-security interest" in the documents.

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PSG denies De Lima's claim that Sanchez was forced to sign affidavit

De Lima refuted the accusation, saying Matobato himself revealed the kidnapping case to the Senate committee during his testimony on September 15-so it was impossible for her to hide this. The former justice secretary also said that she was offended by Gordon insisting that she and Trillanes were responsible for Matobato's sudden exit from the Senate premises to allegedly "hide something" from them.

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All Defendants in Nemtsov Murder Case Plead Not Guilty

He was also working on a report containing evidence that he believed proved Russia's direct involvement in the separatist rebellion that has raged in eastern Ukraine since April 2014. First, it is being held in a military court. Jury trials are relatively unusual in Russian Federation and are only used for very serious offences punishable by a life sentence.

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Hospitals in Aleppo Are 'All But Obliterated' in Bombings, UN Warns

The targeting of the M10 facility came a day after another hospital in Syria, which had been dug into a mountain just outside the Hama province, was reportedly taken out of action by airstrikes. Zakaria Malahifji, of the Aleppo-based rebel group Fastaqim, said there were clashes in this area on Sunday. The army of President Bashar Assad announced a major push on September 22 to capture Aleppo's opposition-held east and has gained ground in the city with the help of ally Russian Federation.

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Trump On Leaked Tax Return: It's My Job To Game The System!

The poll also found that 73% of registered voters surveyed think Trump should release his tax returns for public review, including about half of Republicans at 49%. He said that in business, "it's my job to minimize the overall tax burden". "Imagine that", a fired up Clinton said in Toledo, in key battleground Ohio.

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One killed as Indian army base comes under attack

Baramulla SSP Imtiyaz Hussain said the terrorists used the adjoining residential area to escape after being subjected to intense firing by the Army and BSF. ".It is neither hungry for land". A BSF picket near the army camp too faced heavy fire which left two jawans injured. "The Pakistani troops had violated the ceasefire on 28 September by opening fire on Indian Army posts along LoC in Sabzian area of Poonch sector", the Press Trust of India reported, citing Indian army officials.

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Hard border can not be ruled out, says Flanagan

The public had voted from Brexit and the Government was right to push ahead - but the terms of any exit deal would be critical for the United Kingdom economy, said Mr Wright. They want to ensure the Brexit process complies with the rule of law, takes account of parliamentary sovereignty, protects progress made towards a more peaceful society and accords adequate weight to the democratic will of those in Northern Ireland who voted in the European referendum and in the 1998 poll on the Good ...

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Kashmir row: Pakistan slaps ban on Bollywood films

Salman Khan's dad defends him for supporting Pakistani artists was posted in Entertainment of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on October 04, 2016 and was last updated on October 04, 2016. Bollywood has been divided on the issue of ban on Pakistani artistes. An artiste is very small in front of a country. "It's the government who gives them permits and visas".

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India post 178-run win over NZ; clinch series 2-0

Eden Gardens had witnessed Steve Waugh and his team's downfall as a rampant turban wrapped off-spinner ran through the Aussie middle order. New Zealand's BJ Watling is bowled on the fourth day of the second cricket test match against India in Kolkata, India , Monday, Oct.

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Westworld': HBO Drama Off To Strong Start In Multiplatform Premiere Ratings

Some early ratings have come in for the premiere of "Westworld" on HBO, and they look pretty strong - but beware of imprecise comparisons to previous shows on the channel. In Sunday night's premiere episode, "The Original," there was plenty of violence to go around, and certainly enough death and generally awful behavior to get people talking.

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Saudi cabinet urges United States congress to reconsider law on 9/11 attacks

The bill was vetoed by Obama shortly after its passing, prompting the first Congressional veto override of his presidency. It's the fifth firm to be hired by the country in recent weeks. Obama vetoed an earlier legislation citing the same reason. The law allows a court to put a proceeding against a foreign state on hold if the United States says it "is engaged in good faith discussions" with the country to resolve the claims.

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Pound falls and FTSE nears 7000 as Brexit date set

The PM, who had previously only said she would not trigger Article 50 this year, ended speculation about the government's timetable on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday morning. Head of Sky Data, Harry Carr, said: "If Theresa May can deliver her promise to control immigration she will be cheered by the majority of Britons - but many, particularly the young, feel that this will come at too high a price if it means losing access to the single market".

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Tribes' message to Obama: Help us block the Dakota pipeline

He said they plan to consult with Paul Picha, chief archaeologist with the North Dakota's Historic Preservation Office, and a Standing Rock tribal expert "who knows about the sacred sites and knows what to look for" so they can prove or disprove that sacred sites were disturbed.

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El Cajon police releases video of deadly shooting

About 200 people are gathered at a park in downtown El Cajon, California, to protest the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by police. El Cajon police Chief Jeff Davis says authorities decided to make the video public after protests over the shooting became increasingly violent.

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Trump says he 'brilliantly' used US tax laws

Trump in charge of the tax code would not be a case of Nixon goes to China. The White House is saying that revelations about GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's tax history show the need for tax reform and fairness. So has every other major presidential candidate for decades. Kaine is a former civil rights lawyer who is a staunch opponent of the death penalty. On Monday, Donald Trump said at a campaign rally in Pueblo, Colo .

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China urges US, ROK to halt THAAD missile deployment

Still, the system has already created new protests among those living in neighboring Gimcheon, as they claim its powerful radar will be pointing in their direction. Washington is now putting increased pressure on both Chinese companies and government As the United States and China begin deliberations about the sanctions resolution against North Korea that the UN Security Council will adopt in response to North Korea's fifth nuclear test, the USA government continues to find new ways to ...

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Pakistan, India exchange more shots across border

The announcement came as Indian and Pakistani troops continued exchanging fire across the border following an attack on an Indian army base late Sunday. Both claim the region in full. The entire western sector of the IAF is on full alert and in combat readiness mode since the surgical strikes, while the Army had moved its ammunition depots and fuel dumps closer to the LoC to ensure unhindered logistical support in case of hostilities breaking out, sources said.

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Pakistan's all-party meet lashes out at India, talks political unity

At least six civilians were injured as Pakistani troops opened fire in Poonch district on Monday. Like many other Indians, he has extended family on both sides of the frontier and travels regularly between the nations that were divided after independence from Britain in 1947.

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NSAs of two countries to reduce tension along LOC

He said that the Indian army is retaliating the Pakistan shelling and firing in Saujian as well. Claiming that foreign media appears to be backing Pakistan's claim, he says "my blood boils to see such reports". The wealthy farming state of Punjab was divided between India and Pakistan at partition, becoming the epicentre of the violence in which at least a million people were killed as Hindus fleeing the newly formed Pakistan clashed with Muslims moving the opposite way.

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European Ryder Cup team boss Darren Clarke

The Americans' Ryder Cup efforts seemingly have been in full-on panic mode since that deflating defeat made possible by late-afternoon collapses on both Saturday and Sunday at Medina Country Club outside Chicago. Clarke may well regret his selections and loyalty to certain players for a long time yet. "We were told two days before that we were playing together", Mickelson said.

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Rivera: Newton's status uncertain for Tampa Bay next week

Newton left the game early Sunday and was listed under the NFL's concussion protocol. Cam Newton's status for next week's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is up in the air. His QB rating (80.2) is at a career low and he's only completing 57.9 percent of his passes. Cam Newton has a concussion and Carson Palmer is being evaluated for one with the next game coming up quickly.

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J&K government bans publication of newspaper in order to prevent violence

The Editor-in-Chief and owner of Kashmir Reader Hayat Mohammad Bhat said that a two page letter was delivered at his office by Police this evening asking him to stop publication of the newspaper. The newspaper, published from Srinagar, was launched six years ago and is known for its anti-establishment stand. Hilal Mir, editor of the newspaper, told Scroll.in, "The government first needs to tell us how we are inciting violence".

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Pakistan accuses India of fresh firing across Kashmir border

In a statement to AFP, India's mission to the United Nations said "India has no desire to aggravate the situation", and that "our response was a measured counter-terrorist strike". Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has chose to ban all Indian channels nationwide as tensions escalate between the two countries, Asian News International reported.


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