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Iran asks UN chief to help arrange for aid to Yemen victims

The Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting in Yemen on Sunday promised an immediate investigation into an airstrike on a funeral that killed more than 140 people. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the bombing in a statement Sunday, saying that "any deliberate attack against civilians is utterly unacceptable".

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Trump family pushing RNC chair to be more supportive

Trump issued a statement apologizing , as well, calling the conversation "locker room banter" that "took place many years ago". In the video, published by The Washington Post on Friday, Trump discussed trying to "f--" a married woman and wanting to kiss an actress he was about to appear with on " Days of Our Lives ".

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President addresses the ACD Summit

The President also thanked the Thai Prime Minister and his Government for organizing the ACD Summit properly. The era of old empires, he said, had long gone and Asians insisted its cultures, laws and sovereignty be respected by all. "As a co-prime mover of the education and human resource development pillar, Malaysia reaffirms our commitment to developing the Asia e University (AeU) into a major educational platform which will enhance people-to-people connectivity among the ACD member ...

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Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti, causes havoc in US

The storm intensified as it barreled towards the southeast coast where millions of residents heeded warnings to flee inland. "There is nothing safe about what is getting ready to happen", SC governor Nikki Haley said Friday. The Mesa Verde, a US Navy amphibious transport dock ship, is on its way to Haiti to support relief efforts. Matthew also brought some of the highest tides on record along the SC coast.

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India gives Pak evidence of its involvement in Uri terror attack

It also had details of the "handlers" of the terrorists who carried out the Uri terror attack. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chose to suspend Indus Water Commission talks until "Pakistan-sponsored terror" in India ends, according to Indian media reports.

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Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill remains grounded after beating Moldova

Half-time came at a good time for Ireland who knew they were fortunate to still be level, and after the interval Georgia struggled to recreate the composure and at times control of the opening period. Austria in November will be a huge test, and the time to start planning for it is now, because if O'Neill continues with the old predictable system in Vienna, David Alaba and co.

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Missiles fired from rebel-held Yemen land near U.S. destroyer

It said planes had hit a gathering of hundreds mourning the death of the father of rebel interior minister Jalal Al Rowaishan. Taif is home to Saudi Arabia's King Fahad Air Base, which hosts US military personnel training the kingdom's armed forces.

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Turkey: Deaths as vehicle bomb hits Hakkari army station

Governor Cüneyit Orhan Toprak told the news channel NTV that 27 others were wounded in the attack and were rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment. The bombing, which killed 10 soldiers and eight civilians, was one of the single deadliest attacks on the Turkish security forces since the attempted coup of July 15 when a rogue military faction tried to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Stalin visits Jayalalithaa in the hospital, enquires about TN chief minister's health

Meanwhile, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Nadu told reporters here that only the ruling AIADMK party can decide on an acting Chief Minister or Deputy Chief Minister till Jayalalithaa recovers. Jayalalithaa, 68, was admitted to the hospital on September 22 after she had complained of fever and dehydration. He was also a caretaker CM on two occasions in 2001 and 2014 when Jayalalithaa had to vacate the post owing to legal barriers.

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India seeking 'political gains' in the name of terror: China

There is also a likelihood of the BRICS member countries proposing aid for civil war affected Syria. "The technical hold on it will allow more time for the Committee to deliberate on the matter and for relevant parties to have further consultations", China's Foreign Affairs Ministry said.

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Ombersley First School brew up tasty total for Macmillan

In particular, she is supporting one of her best friends from school who was diagnosed with skin cancer at the age of 19. On her fundraising page she writes, "I, as I'm sure many people in the world have, have lost someone who is extremely dear and close to me to cancer".

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Missiles fired from Yemen land near warship USS Mason in Red Sea

Ian McConnaughey, a spokesman for U.S. Navy Forces Central Command, said it was unclear if the USS Mason - a guided missile destroyer - was specifically targeted, but the missiles were fired in its direction in the space of an hour from 7 p.m.

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Former British journalist, Australian businessman busted for drug possession in Bali

Giuseppe Serafino (right) and David Matthew (left) were arrested on drug charges. Police said he had sourced the hashish from an unknown man via SMS, whom he had met at McDonalds in Sanur and paid three million Rupiah ($300). The British man Mathew, who police said was born in Shrewsbury, was later arrested at a bar called On On, where he was allegedly found in possession of hashish wrapped inside aluminium foil.

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LeT suffered maximum damage in surgical strikes

The group has been co-founded by Hafiz Saeed who has also been charged with master-minding the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. A national daily on Sunday reported that the Indian Army had carried out surgical strikes across the LoC in 2011 in retaliation to a surprise attack on an army post in Gugaldhar ridge in Kupwara in July that year that killed six soldiers.

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Two Israelis Killed in Shooting at Jerusalem Rail Station

On Monday, Eiman, the 14-year-old daughter of the terrorist, was held and questioned together with her mother for more than an hour by Israeli police before the teen was detained. Halevy said that the reinforced police presence in the capital had prevented an even graver attack. The incident, near Israeli national police headquarters, began when shots were fired from a vehicle at people waiting at a tram stop, the spokeswoman said.

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German police make new raid after suspected bomb plotter slips net

Security had been stepped up at airports and train stations after Jaber Albakr went on the run Saturday, when police raided his apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz , about 85 kilometers from Leipzig, and found several hundred grams of "an explosive substance more unsafe than TNT".

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German police arrest Syrian suspected of bomb plot

They say Albakr had been searching online for instructions on how to make explosives and "equipment for jihad" at least since the beginning of the month. Al-Bakr had approached two fellow Syrians at Leipzig train station at about midday on Sunday... Saxony's criminal police chief, Joerg Michaelis, said later on Monday that Albakr was recognized by three other Syrians whom he had asked for an overnight stay.

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Ruling party in lead in Georgian parliamentary election

The Labour Party leader Shalva Natelashvili told AFP Ivanishvili was "personally responsible for unprecedented vote rigging, discrimination and repressions of opponents". "I congratulate you on a big victory, Georgia! ". Henzel Mkoyan, running on the Georgian Dream ticket, was reelected to represent the districts of Akhalkalki and Ninotsminda located in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region.

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Parliament Adopts Resolution against Indian Atrocities in Kashmir

Three militants were killed in Handwara after a heavy exchange of fire between them and Army troops of 30 Rashtriya Rifles. The terrorists then tried to flee, however Army and Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police thwarted their plans in an encounter.

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Matthew Downgraded to Post-Tropical Cyclone

His was the second weather-related death in SC. NASA satellite images of Hurricane Matthew's track across the southeast, knocking out power to four states. The American deaths stretched through three states - with at least seven deaths blamed on the storm in North Carolina, four deaths in Florida and three in Georgia .

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8 die in North Carolina flooding, 5 missing

Hurricane Matthew's torrential rains triggered s. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Press via AP). "As the sun rises in North Carolina and the blue sky returns, our state is facing major destruction and sadly, loss of life", Gov. Watts said 66-year-old David L. Outlaw was found shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday. A boat joined them and rescued the woman, who was taken to the hospital because she was exhausted and suffering from hypothermia, he said.

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Things We Leaned From 'Westworld' Episode 2 "Chestnut"

This pilot episode has a lot of problems due to the point-of-view the writers chose to show. While last week's pilot of Westworld felt slightly less captivating than expected, the second episode titled "Chestnut" proves to a great follow up.

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Fire concerns over Samsung's Galaxy Note7 handsets may affect launch of device

The company issued statement asking customers in United States and many other countries to return their smartphones for replacement . Now, a report from South Korean news agency Yonhap , cites an unnamed source as saying Samsung will halt production of the Galaxy Note 7 , however Samsung has yet to comment on that report.

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Destroyer USS Mason Unsuccessfully Attacked From Yemen

The report said the catamaran-style ship was part of "U.S. -backed aggression" led by the Saudis against the Yemeni people. Taif is home to Saudi Arabia's King Fahad Air Base, which hosts USA military personnel training the kingdom's armed forces.

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US forces increasing Iraq footprint ahead of Mosul operation

CAMP SWIFT, Iraq - Thirteen years ago, Chase Snow's father was among the American troops who moved into the Iraqi city of Mosul during the USA -led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. And the KRG has been lobbying Sunni tribal chiefs in Nineveh to express their support for an independent Kurdish state and to say they want their towns included in the Kurdistan region.

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton trade blows in heated second debate

After the recording was made public, 69 percent of women said they did not think Trump respects women, including 53 percent who said he does not respect women at all. As a result, she said, companies would be able to deny coverage for pre-existing conditions and put people into millions and millions of dollars of healthcare debt.

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He Did It Again: Philippine President Keeps Insulting The US (And Obama)

Philippines Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana also said that Duterte will ask the 107 USA troops operating surveillance drones against terrorists on southern island of Mindanao to leave and to halt the 28 military exercises that are carried out with US forces each year.

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Shimon Peres sought peace in the Middle East

Draped in Israel's blue and white flag, Peres' coffin will remain in the plaza throughout the day to allow Israelis to come pay their respects to their ninth president. The funeral for Shimon Peres is set for Friday in Jerusalem. US President Barack Obama immediately hailed Peres as a friend who "never gave up on the possibility of peace".

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Colts trying to win high-stakes game as Bears come to town

He hasn't missed a field goal since September 21, 2015. Although this game is certainly not a lock for the dopey Colts, all signs point to this game as low-hanging fruit, and a game that the Colts should expect to win. The Bears used a moving pocket or passes off bootlegs to keep Detroit's pass rush off balance. What are your thoughts on the Bears loss to the Colts? The Colts opened up the game moving the ball easily by utilizing a no-huddle and playing with more pace than normal.

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BJP won't make surgical strikes a poll issue, says Shah

The BJP president also asked Rahul Gandhi to focus on issues pertaining to "Alu ki factory" (potato factory) instead of making statements on such sensitive issues. The BJP's line, as the party chief's press conference on Friday morning revealed, is to own the strikes and posit as the only political force aligned with national interest and the Army's honour, while painting others as "dishonouring" the Army and siding with Pakistan.

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Premiers Wall and Notley not happy with Trudeau's 'floor price' on carbon

In the case of a province failing to install a tax or a cap-and-trade system by 2018, a basic carbon tax of $10 per tonne - rising by $10 per tonne per year until $50 per tonne by 2022 - will be implemented by the federal government. Notley's NDP is bringing in its own broad-based carbon tax based on the equivalent of $20 per tonne of carbon emissions on January 1. The Canadian Taxpayers' Federation calculates the Trudeau government's $50 a tonne carbon tax will cost the average household ...

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Two missiles fired from Yemen land near United States warship

Coalition warships have imposed a naval blockade on rebel-held ports along Yemen's Red Sea coast allowing in only UN-approved aid shipments. The incident happened in worldwide waters north of the Bab el-Mandeb Strait in the southern Red Sea, according to the WSJ .

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Arab coalition intercepts Yemen missiles-Saudi media

Lt. Ian McConnaughey, a spokesman for U.S. Navy Forces Central Command, said that it's unclear if the USS Mason was specifically targeted, though the missiles were fired in its direction over an hour's time period, starting at around 7 p.m.

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Donald Trump threatens to jail Hillary Clinton over emails

Ivanka has emerged as the most competent spokesperson for Trump's campaign, and it wouldn't be totally shocking if she went on to have a career in politics after her father's political career implodes. Moderator Martha Raddatz asked Clinton about a comment she made in hacked emails that were published by Wikileaks last week. "But I think it's clear to anyone who heard it, that had represents exactly who he is".

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Nigeria state orders arrest of banned Shiite group spokesman

Kaduna state government has kicked off the war on Sheikh Zakzaki's followers in the state with the ordering of the arrest of one of the leaders of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN). "A clear message must be sent to the government that the firmness with which it deals with the IMN threat is a matter global interest as the delay in dealing with the threat posed by the group will affect the entire world".


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