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Lyncrest in Fair Lawn named Blue Ribbon School

Southwest Principal Josh Mckeel agrees and said the school "is extremely honored to be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School". Celeste Bowler and former principal Fatima Avila will represent Kent Heights School at a two-day awards ceremony November 7-8 in Washington, D.C.

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Yemen conflict: UAE says Houthis attacked civilian ship

The statement continued: "While the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Yemen is working to launch a new round of negotiations and the reiteration of the Arab Coalition that a peaceful settlement is its best choice, the Houthi-Saleh militias are working to undermine peace efforts and insist on disregarding all efforts being exerted".

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets scrambled as Russian bombers fly south

The report of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets scrambling comes amid heightened tension between the West and Russian Federation, after the US broke off military cooperation with Moscow over Syria. The foreign ministry said the Russian aircraft flew roughly 1,800 to 2,700 metres below a plane flying from Reykjavik to Stockholm. In December a year ago British military officials held talks with their counterparts in Moscow over "incursions" of Russian aircraft around the UK.

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PM Narendra Modi against hysteria over surgical strikes

Rejecting the demand, the BJP attacked some Congress leaders and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for raising questions over the strikes and accused them of giving a handle to Pakistan to advance its false propaganda. In a media statement, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, "Congress Party has full faith in the fearless hearts of Indian Armed Forces in conducting a surgical strike".

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After emerging from hideouts, Colombia's rebels now in limbo

Santos created a high-level commission to start a new peace dialogue, which included Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas and a former negotiator with FARC on behalf of the government Humberto de la Calle .

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World powers seek billions more dollars to keep Afghanistan running

Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, the head of the provincial council says the city has become a battlefield with fighting going on in many different areas. In June, U.S. By the evening, he said the Taliban had reached the central roundabout in Kunduz , where they raised their signature white flag one year ago. Asadullah Omarkhel, the governor of Kunduz province, said the military's clearance operations would continue until the city and its surroundings were free of insurgents.

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Turnbull Steps Up Attack on Renewables After Australian Blackout

Along with large areas of the state's north, both the Eyre Peninsula and north of Port Pirie were without power, the local power company said. "We now have over 90% of power restored to homes", Weatherill said. The whole South Australia was without electricity on Wednesday after a massive storm battered the state. Josh Frydenberg, Federal Energy Minister told Sky News that "serious questions" would be raised about this situation.

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Jets' Revis (hamstring), Decker (shoulder) sit out practice

His left leg was wrapped when he walked, with a slight limp, into the locker room on Monday. Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on October 11, at 1:30 p.m. If Revis can't play, the Jets would have to face the risky Antonio Brown with Buster Skrine , Marcus Williams and seldom-used rookie Juston Burris as their top three corners.

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Hurricane Matthew Pounds Haiti; Cuba And Bahamas Brace For 145 MPH Winds

The Tampa Bay at Florida NHL preseason game scheduled for Thursday remains scheduled, for now - though the arena the Panthers call home was in the area under a hurricane watch. Forecasters predicted parts of Haiti could get a total of 40 inches of rain - a disastrous amount for a nation still recovering from a devastating 2010 natural disaster that killed more than 200,000 people.

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Australians in strife over Malaysian budgie smugglers stunt await prosecutors' decision

The men were allegedly intoxicated when they removed their clothing to reveal the swimming costumes they were wearing which were of the Malaysian flag. Australian media reported later that an adviser to Christopher Pyne, one of Australia's most senior Cabinet members, was among the nine detained. "I think there will be no problem in charging them", he said.

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Syria aid convoy hit by air strike: United Nations expert

Syrian government forces pressed their assault on the eastern, rebel-held neighborhoods of Aleppo on Tuesday, opposition activists said, while state media reported that rebel shelling of the government-controlled part of the city left six dead at a university campus.

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Pence's 'that Mexican thing' comment gets online attention

With the close White House race perhaps starting to tip in Clinton's favour, Pence outlined a detailed conservative agenda on tax policy, entitlements and immigration. The 58-year-old USA senator from Virginia repeatedly reminded viewers of Trump's year-long stream of insults about Mexican immigrants, women and Muslim refugees, his position on nuclear weapons and his fondness for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Deadly Hurricane Matthew smashes through southwest Haiti

The organization's chairman of the board talked with staff in Haiti on Tuesday as the storm was over the island. Anxious Florida residents have cleared supermarket shelves while North Carolina called for the evacuation of three barrier islands as Hurricane Matthew threatens a large swathe of the USA east coast.

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Uri attack: India summons Pakistani envoy

Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif spoke at the United Nations General Assembly and once again raised the issue of Kashmir and praised the slain terrorist Burhan Wani, who was killed by the Indian security forces a month back. "This is self incrimination by Pakistan PM", Akbar said . Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday said the Kashmiri people must be allowed to choose their destiny in accordance with the long-held commitment to the worldwide community through United Nations Security ...

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Huge cache of NATO weapons recovered in Karachi

It includes anti-aircraft guns, anti-tank mine, Kalashnikov, 9mm, grenades, LMGs, SMGs, rifles and AK-47 and other explosives. Mushtaq Mahr announced the reward for the police party who carried action. "These weapons were hidden for terror acts to be perpetrated by terrorists of a political party based in South Africa", said the AIG Karachi. IG Sindh AD Khawaja said police were gathering details of the weapons found in the house.

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GUEST COLUMN: Searching for truth in Trump's tax return

The Times published one page from each of Trump's 1995 New York, New Jersey and CT personal tax returns in which Trump claimed a staggering $916 million of net operating losses, which he transferred from his federal tax return for the year.

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Iran's oil exports around 2 mb/d in H1

Oil prices fell almost one percent on Tuesday on news that Iran and Libya have continued to increase production, overshadowing an Opec agreement struck last week to freeze output levels in a bid to stem a two-year price rout. What these indicators are not monitoring is the growing supply glut. Continued optimism over last week's reported deal struck by members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at an energy conference in Algeria has boosted crude oil ...

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Hamilton demands answers from Mercedes over engine failure

Red Bull capitalised on Hamilton's misfortunate to pull off a one-two, with Daniel Ricciardo taking the chequered flag ahead of his teammate Max Verstappen. Hamilton now finds himself 23 points behind Rosberg in the World Drivers' Championship, as both stars prepare for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka this weekend.

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India and France Sign $8.7 Billion Deal for 36 Rafale Fighters

This deal, which has been in the works for the past four years, work's to Delhi's favor because it allows the provision that the fighter jets will be customized according to India's requests. But some senior IAF officers argue that acquiring the hugely expensive Rafale fighters in limited numbers would only add to the IAF's financial woes, as the aircraft require costly maintenance.

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Dadri accused's death triggers protests at his village

Taking suo motu cognizance of the incident the National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Director General, Prisons and the Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh. "Someone, who is suffering from illness in judicial custody can not avail the medical treatment of his own choice", it noted. According to reports quoting police, the accused, Robin, died of kidney and respiratory failure.

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Sex Trafficking Ring That Held Thai Women As 'Modern Slaves' Dismantled

The arrests could be a fatal blow to the criminal organization cited for luring victims from poor backgrounds in Bangkok to live as sex slaves, US federal authorities said. They were encouraged to have breast implants in a bid to make them more appealing to potential clients, and the cost of the surgery was added to their debt.

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ICC delegation visits Israel, West Bank to discuss probe

Since then, the blockade has cut the region's revenue in half and led to the highest unemployment rate in the world, according to a 2015 World Bank report. The military said male and female soldiers participated in the raid, and that the search was "uneventful". "We have set our course to challenge Israel's illegal blockade and to bring messages of hope to Gaza".

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Pakistan army 'certain of Indian casualties on LoC'

Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire four times on Monday by targeting forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch district with 120 mm mortar bombs and opening fire with automatic weapons, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.

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Farage is back - but only until new leader is elected

But Mr Farage's acrimonious remarks about Mr Hamilton suggest it is likely to be a bruising battle, with little love lost among some of the most senior figures in the party. "I feel like myself and Diane were fishing in the same pond in terms of policy, so I would hope to take some of her votes". "She won the election fair and square and we were all ready to back her".

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Trading fire with India after 'unprovoked' attack

India claims that the terrorists come from Pakistan. "Of course, we have always been together with India in opposing and fighting cross border terrorism", the envoy said emphatically. "The issue of Kashmir is the basic cause for conflict between the two countries", he added. "This time the difference is we've told them terrorists won't have any safe havens, whether in territory controlled by India or whether in territory controlled by Pakistan ".

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Pak army flies in int'l media to LoC

Army spokesman Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa told reporters that no "signature of any surgical strike" could be found which meant that there was no reality in the Indian claims. "I'm not saying it's not true because that's the army line". Indian soldiers are effectively retaliating to firing from across the border, Times Now reported.

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Terror, hatred can never succeed: Rahul Gandhi on attack on BSP camp

Abid Nabi, who lives nearby, said: "We are hearing huge explosions and firing". "Baramulla incident situation contained and under control", the Northern Command said in a tweet from its official twitter handle. The martyred jawan has been indentified as Constable Nitin while the injured personnel is Constable Pulwinder. Rathore's remarks endorsed the version of the army's media wing, ISPR, which insisted: "there has been no surgical strike by India, instead there had been cross-border fire ...

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Hungarians set to reject European Union migrant quotas in referendum

Hungarians will vote Sunday in a referendum which Prime Minister Viktor Orban hopes will give his government th. Schulz called on European leaders to make clear to Eastern European countries that "solidarity isn't a one-way street", but rejected calls to eject Hungary from the EU, the Post said.

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Powerful typhoon Chaba barrels toward Japan

On its earlier path north-northwestwards to Kyushu from Okinawa Island, 200 flights were canceled in the region, including to and from Okinawa's capital of Naha, with some of them being operated by Japan's flagship carriers Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airlines.

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FACT CHECK: Claims in the VP debate

It is hard to say who "won" the debate. A CNN/ORC snap poll declared Pence the victor with 48 percent support, compared with 42 percent for Kaine, who frequently interrupted his opponent. Pence said "the provocations by Russian Federation need to be met with American strength" and that if Russian Federation chooses to continue to be involved in "barbaric" attacks on civilians, "the United States of America should be prepared to use military force to strike military targets of the Assad ...

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Secretary of State John Kerry warns Russian Federation to stop bombing of Aleppo

Despite growing criticism from the U.S., Russian diplomats said Thursday that the country will continue to assist the Syrian government in its assault on rebel strongholds, particularly in the city of Aleppo. On Wednesday, at least six civilians were killed when air strikes hit two hospitals in rebel-controlled parts of Aleppo. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who spoke by phone Thursday, said Russian Federation, the Syrian government's chief ...

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Hungary's European Union refugee quota vote 'invalid'

Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing party have been a strong supporter of a "No" vote, which has been fueled by a populist anti-immigration and xenophobic campaigning. The EU proposal - spearheaded by Germany and approved by most EU countries a year ago - is aimed at easing pressure on Italy and Greece , the bloc's main entry points for hundreds of thousands of people mainly fleeing war in Syria .

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Thailand sends activist Wong back to Hong Kong

Wong was invited by Thai students to help them commemorate the 40th anniversary of the massacre of university students by the Thai military - a subject Thailand's current military rulers would certainly prefer to avoid. "Fortunately, I did not become another missing person". It has also forced closer military and economic ties with China, drawing criticism from the US, its longtime ally.

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The US and the Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte has sustained a verbal assault on the United States, the Philippines´ former colonial ruler and mutual defence partner, since he took office on June 30 in response to criticism of his deadly war on crime. "They will not fight to die for us", he said. "Philippine relations are probably all very anxious, and they're all talking to each other", he says. " Mas mabuti pa magluhod ako sa mga king of Brunei o Thailand 'wag mo akong paluhurin sa America".

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Ricciardo calls on Malaysia to free Budgie Nine

It comes after Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop indicated the government wouldn't bail the group of mates out of strife. Meanwhile, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said it was not appropriate behaviour to "drop your strides", no matter which country you're in.


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