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Bomb kills 20 at Kurdish wedding in Syria

Some unconfirmed reports said a female suicide bomber may have been behind the attack. Suicide attacks in government-held areas are not uncommon, but blasts in the city of Hama, which is firmly under the control of Assad's forces, have been rare.

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Kejriwal 'salutes' Modi for surgical strikes

With Pakistan dismissing Indian claim of surgical strike and going overboard to prove it, the Modi government may take a decision soon on releasing "clinching evidence" of the army operation on terror launchpads based in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir.

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Pope Visits Italy's Amatrice After Devastating Earthquake

The visit took place on the feast of the pope's namesake, St. Francis of Assisi. "Go forward, there is always a future, there are many loved ones who have left us". At the Angelus of August 28, four days after the quake, Francis had said he would go to the affected areas "as soon as possible" but delayed doing so in order to avoid hampering relief efforts.

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Afghan officials: Battle with Taliban rages on in Kunduz

With fighting also intensifying in the strategic southern province of Helmand, the attack on Kunduz - a day before a major global donors' conference in Brussels - underlined Afghanistan's precarious security situation and the Taliban's ability to strike important targets.

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Thatcher's PR guru ran Iraq propaganda for Pentagon

An investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism revealed the details of the multi-million pound operation. USA law prohibits the government from using propaganda on its population, hence the use of an outside firm to create the content.

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Boy shot at SC school to have superhero funeral

The bullet struck his femoral artery, causing "massive blood loss" and leading to cardiopulmonary arrest. Jacob Hall's mother, Renae Hall, said her son loved superheroes. Jacob died on Saturday after being shot at Townville Elementary school with another student and a teacher. The teenager, who has not been named in court because of his age, is now charged as a juvenile with two counts of murder ― one for the child and one for his father, 47-year-old Jeffrey Osborne , and with three ...

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Referendum in Hungary on EU-backed refugee placement

At least 50 percent plus one of Hungary's 8.27 million voters need to cast valid ballots for the referendum to be valid. Fifty percent plus one vote was needed for the referendum to be valid. While the referendum has no binding legal consequences for the EU, Orban had hoped its passage would increase pressure on Brussels. "We are proud that we are the first to be able to vote on this question, unfortunately the only ones", Mr Orban said after casting his ballot in the capital ...

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Philippines' Duterte vows to end joint United States military drills

I will maintain the military alliance, the PH-US pact which our countries signed in the early 50s. In his departure speech at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City, Duterte said that he is visiting Vietnam upon the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang and is looking forward to renewing the friendship and affirming the commitment to work closer to achieve the shared goals of the Philippines and Vietnam and their peoples.

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Taliban launch a major attack on northeastern Kunduz city

Several checkpoints were burned out but there was little actual fighting as security forces held back from confrontation in the city centre. The insurgents, who are known to exaggerate their claims, said they had killed multiple soldiers.

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Last Game between Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans

Running back Lamar Miller was involved on five of those first nine plays, picking up chunks of five, six and 13 yards on the ground, while adding in a 5-yard reception and an 11-yard catch as well. That's when Houston stopped the visiting team and forced them to punt. But putting so much emphasis on him left Fuller open to make plays. Some things we learned from Houston's win over the Titans on Sunday.

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Britain will launch Brexit by April, prime minister says

Her Great Repeal Bill would ditch the 1972 European Communities Act which stipulates that all EU law automatically applies in Britain. Britain's shocking vote to leave the European Union just over a hundred days ago propelled Theresa May to power.

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THAAD's new home will be golf course in South Korean mountains

The South Korean and United States militaries are planning to announce an alternative site for the advanced USA missile defense system in Seongju, North Gyeongsang Province, by as early as Friday, sources said Thursday. After North Korea conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test to date earlier this month, experts raised worries that the country is moving closer toward gaining the ability to put nuclear warheads on a variety of ballistic missiles.

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Om Puri supports Pakistani artistes in India, but insults martyrs; receives flak

When being asked about what he thinks about the ban, Om Puri went on to say,"Who had asked the soldiers to join the army?" Initially he said that he urges Pakistani actors to speak up against terrorism but further went on to add that there is a reason why Bollywood is being tight-lipped about this issue and that he can not really blame anyone because they aren't wrong either.

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Typhoon Megi kills 4, leaves 2.9M homes without power in Taiwan

Taiwan Authorities on Tuesday issued a warning ahead of the Typhoon Meranti's arrival in the southern part of the Island country. As Megi continues barrelling across the Taiwan Strait towards mainland China, offices and schools in Kaohsiung, the western county of Chiayi and the islands of Penghu and Kinmen will stay shut today.

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SKorean anti-missile system forced onto fairway

Extended deterrence refers to the USA stated commitment to defend its allies by mobilizing all military capabilities, nuclear and conventional, against aggression and provocations. "US imperialists and the [South Korean President] Park Geun Hye group of traitors should not forget even [for] a moment that our revolutionary armed forces are ready to fight a decisive battle to thoroughly foil the reckless military moves for.

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LeBron James "excites" Hillary Clinton with presidential endorsement

I put it in writing so there's no way you can kind of [misinterpret them]. James, a two-time National Basketball Association champion with the Miami Heat and a one-time National Basketball Association champion with the Cavaliers, is quite comfortable making announcements via the written word.

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Kareena Kapoor: I'm not here to pacify people..

Singh said that she doesn't dominate the lives of her kids Sara and Ibrahim as even if she wanted to, they won't listen to her. While Sara grabbed a lot of eyeballs for her revamped dressing sense, it was said to be a reflection Bebo's company since Saif's both kids share a good rapport with Kareena .

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Syria Crisis: Attack on wedding kills 22: monitor

ISIS has had an intermittent presence on the outskirts, and the Syrian government had its own forces in Hasakeh itself, though they fought with the YPG recently and lost much of their territory. The death toll among the Syrian rebels near the Turkish border is the highest since Turkey sent troops and tanks into Syria in August to help rebels recapture IS strongholds in the area and curb the advance of a Syrian Kurdish militia, which Ankara views as an extension of Turkey's outlawed Kurdish ...

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'Sanskari' Alok Nath's son held for drunk-driving

Later, Alok Nath's son was then stopped at the Santa Cruz police station and was fined for drinking and driving. Shivang Nath was driving back home along with his friend when he was signalled to stop. The vehicle has been impounded by the Bandra Traffic Division. He was later caught in Santacruz and fined Rs 2,600. According to reports, he was returning from the birthday party of a friend.

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Police clash with protesters backing Calais migrants

The people smuggling operation was out of the Grande Synthe camp outside Dunkirk, about 45 kilometers (27 miles) east of Calais , site of a massive makeshift migrant camp that French authorities plan to dismantle before year's end. There are scores like Raheemullah who are risking their lives on a daily basis as they wait for their claims to travel to the United Kingdom to be processed.

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Hillary Clinton Pulls Ahead of Donald Trump After First Debate, Polls Show

Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies largely embraced a report that said the NY businessman may not have paid federal income taxes for almost two decades after he and his companies lost almost $916 million in a single year.

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Palestinian local elections on hold for six months

Despite repeated reconciliation attempts, Hamas and Fatah have failed to bridge their differences and form a unified administration for the Palestinian territories. Hamas had agreed to take part in this year's elections, which anxious some among the Fatah Party that the group could win most of the councils. The decision to suspend the elections came after the Fatah Party had accused Hamas of sabotage, citing the rejection of Fatah electoral lists by Gazan courts and the exclusion of East ...

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Pope: Gender Identity Teaching in Schools Is 'Against Nature'

Pope Francis says all homosexuals and transsexuals should be respected, but that teaching children gender theory- the idea that you can choose your own sex- in schools is not acceptable. Pope Francis speaks on the plane as he travels from Italy to Poland, July 27, 2016. Francis told the priests and seminarians with whom he met in Georgia that "gender theory" is the biggest threat to marriage.

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Trump questions Hillary Clinton's loyalty to Bill

Dinorah Valentina Hernandez, also made the headlines as she strode the catwalk in a designer dress. "But I've never, ever attacked someone who's been the victim". Trump's allies defended him during appearances on the US Sunday news shows. Then, Giuliani complained about Todd's line of questioning. Clinton took a more hostile tone towards big bankers and corporations, blasting them for using "fine-print gotchas" to hurt the middle class and attacked the pharmaceutical industry, accusing ...

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GfK poll: Americans divide on importance of tax returns

Campaigning in Des Moines, Iowa, today, the Democratic presidential nominee said her opponent Donald Trump was "unsettled" by the attendance of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban during the first presidential debate Monday. "I think viewers got a real chance to begin to compare us on policy", Clinton said. Early voting begins today in Iowa, and following the rally, the campaign organized to help bring voters to locations where they could cast their votes .

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United Nations rep seeks security guarantees for probe on Philippine drug war

Flag bearers from the Philippine and the US await the entrance of colours during the opening ceremonies for the annual RP-US Balikatan at the AFP-COC inside Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on April 4, 2016. The Philippine military and U.S. Marines are due to hold annual amphibious landing exercises from october 4 to 12 in the north of the Philippines main island Luzon.

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Police demand to be paid more before agreeing to wear body cams

Approximately only two minutes of that video was released. The officers pulled away, stopped nearby to put on vests identifying them as cops and then returned to confront Scott, who was sitting in his vehicle, The Charlotte Observer reported .

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Muslim Brotherhood leader killed: Egypt

According to Reuters , Mohamed Kamal, 61, was shot dead alongside Yasser Shehata, in Cairo's Bassateen neighborhood after a police raid. Kamal, a physician by profession, held various executive posts in the group and was a member of the General Guide office.

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French Police Reportedly Think Kim Kardashian's Security "Tipped Off" Robbers

Five men were involved, two of whom entered Kardashian's bedroom in the luxury residence where she has stayed before, police said. Kardashian then traveled to her apartment in downtown Manhattan, it said, where there is now a heavy security presence.

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United States suspends talks with Russian Federation over ceasefire violation in Syria

The United States on Monday formally suspended talks with Russian Federation over the ongoing civil war raging in Syria , the New York Times reports . Today's announcement makes good on Secretary of State John Kerry's threat last week to end talks with Russian Federation. U.S. officials are accusing Russian Federation of "failing to live up to its own commitments" under worldwide law - namely, sticking to the terms of an agreement made in September to restore a faltering ceasefire.

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Aleppo hospitals under attack

M10 was hit multiple times over the past week, sparking global outrage over indiscriminate attacks on civilian infrastructure in battered rebel-held Aleppo . A failure to obtain the necessary permits from the Syrian government and a deadly attack on a Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy outside Aleppo prevented deliveries before the truce collapsed after only a week.

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India, Pakistan exchange fire at LoC's Bhimber sector

Sharif told the all-party meeting that Pakistan "will leave no stone unturned to highlight" the Kashmir issue at all worldwide forums. Aziz said contact was established between India's NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart Nasir Janjua after recent tension between the two countries on the LoC.

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Hurricane Matthew strengthens slightly, continues to move north — FIRST ALERT WEATHER

Matthew is a powerful tropical cyclone over the Caribbean Sea and is now a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane. Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds are near 145 miles per hour with higher gusts.

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Quinnipiac swing state poll shows Clinton ahead, except in Ohio

The back-to-back bad news piled on a week of Trump missteps and his increasingly aggressive personal attacks on Clinton. A report from the New York Times released over the weekend showing that Trump could have avoided paying federal income taxes for 18 years because of $916 million in losses has dominated the national discussion with just weeks until the election.

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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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