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Security heightened ahead of Narendra Modi's Lucknow Dussehra visit

At the large public ground in Lucknow, where PM Modi, in a deviation from tradition, will spend Dusshera, posters feature him along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and local BJP leaders. Mr Modi is expected to reach Lucknow by 6.10 pm on Tuesday and would reach the venue from Amausi airport by a copter. Highest level of security arrangements are being made to ensure that the Dussehra celebrations go without any untoward incident, amidst terror threats.

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UN chief urges independent investigation of Yemen attacks

So officers would have known that the funeral was also being attended by several senior Houthi rebels that Saudi Arabia is fighting, as well as allied tribal leaders. An American defense official said the USS Mason used onboard defensive measures after the first missile was sacked, but it wasn't clear if that caused the missile to splash harmlessly into the sea.

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Paul Ryan coming to Madison for UW College Republicans event

Paul Ryan reportedly said on the call that "He will spend his entire energy making sure that Hillary Clinton does not get a blank check with a Democrat-controlled Congress", said one of the participants in the call who acknowledged that it sounded like a concession that Donald Trump would not be President.

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750000 still without power in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

Up until Saturday night and Sunday morning, it appeared that the US might pull through without the catastrophic damage that forecasters said was possible. Hurricane Matthew Kills Almost 900 in Haiti Before Striking U.S. The firm's estimate covers storm surge and wind damage, which it anticipates will account for 90 percent of insurance claims related to the storm.

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Australian parliament rejects bill for same-sex marriage vote

The Opposition has strongly stated that, given there was never a public vote to amend the Marriage Actin the first place under Prime Minister John Howard, the issue could be settled in Parliament . Same-sex marriage advocates say Labor has put Australia on a path to historic social change in opposing the government's push for a plebiscite . "The easiest way is the way which this Parliament has done for a hundred years: legislate, debate it".

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Top Republican abandons Trump campaign

Support for Trump among the GOP establishment, already weak amid disagreements over policy and tone, has now eroded to new lows. McConnell has endorsed Trump but had called upon him to apologize after the 2005 videotape was revealed Friday.

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Palestinian factions slam Israeli seizure of aid ship

It was believed that the boat was being forced towards the Israeli port of Ashdod, where the crew on board would likely be detained. The Women's Boat to Gaza was sponsored by the mostly European based, Freedom Flotilla, which previously sponsored last year's trip to the besieged Palestinian territory by former President, Moncef Marzouki.

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US Navy ship targeted in failed missile attack from Yemen: US military

Houthi rebels that have taken control of parts of Yemen denied Monday that its forces had targeted a USA warship with missiles. But the Houthis - a minority Shia group that has taken control of much of Yemen, including the capital - denied Monday that its forces had targeted the warship.

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Paul Ryan distances himself from Trump

In Monday's conference call, Ryan told GOP House members, "You all need to do what's best for you in your district", according to someone on the call. Other Wisconsin Republicans, including leaders in the state Legislature, were also silent. Trump apologized for those remarks over the weekend at Sunday's debate, but also used his apologies to attack former President Bill Clinton.

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Donald Trump donors want money back after lewd comments about women

The call was arranged to work out how to handle the fallout from a video that surfaced on Friday showing the Republican nominee making lewd comments about women in 2005. Ryan did not withdraw his endorsement of Trump . Republicans also used the call to update members on the state of House races. The question of why you, as a Congressman, find Trump to be acceptable becomes more pointed the more Republicans withdraw their support.

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Letters: Gas-tax hike a sell-out for N.J.'s middle class

The final vote on the gas tax increase is pushed back to Friday after the State Senate voted 22 to 7 to amend a previous bill to include a series of tax cuts pushed for by Gov. Kean, who said he would vote against the legislation. Ciattarelli is also critical of the tax increase. Lawmakers say the increase will finance an eight-year, $16 billion Transportation Trust Fund, which pays for road, bridge and rail projects across the state.

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Russia, Turkey Sign Turkish Stream Deal

Putin noted that Russian Federation has been supplying Europe without fail with natural gas for nearly 50 years. "A broad pipeline network has been commissioned, including the most state-of-the-art project in terms of technology and environmental safety, that is Nord Stream and now we've been actively engaged in Nord Stream II and Turkish Stream".

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Trump calls Hillary Clinton 'the devil'

So here's a primer on what she could be asked and some background on what she might say. "Let's get beyond personality, let's take a hard look at those issues impacting working families", said Senator Sanders. "What we have to do is to take a look at Wiki Leaks and just see what they said about Bernie Sanders", Trump said at the second presidential debates.

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Evans admits at retrial to 'childish' behaviour

He told Cardiff Crown Court his behaviour was "not the best" but not criminal. The court heard how Evans let himself into the hotel room at the Premier Inn near Rhyl, Wales, after collecting the key from the reception. Mr McDonald was acquitted of raping the woman during the earlier trial. He said: "The situation had just become real - that I was cheating on my girlfriend".

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Ethiopia blames Egypt for supporting outlawed, armed group

Ethiopia has accused Egypt and other enemies of being behind the violence which has disturbed the peace in the country for about 25 years now. At least 400 people were killed in anti-government protests in the past year. Commenting on the state of emergency on Twitter, freelance journalist Mohammed Ademo said "Ethiopia's (official) state of emergency amounts to a declaration of war."He said movement throughout the country is "severely restricted", and military forces are occupying towns".

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Israel detains humanitarian ship, one Malaysian on board

The airstrikes came after a rocket fired from Gaza landed in Sderot, an Israeli town near the northern boundary with Gaza. "They have to act and express their non-acceptance of this situation". In the past, activists have been arrested and quickly deported. The IDF had declared that it would not allow the ship to dock or proceed past its naval blockade, and in interviews prior to its departure, the activists on the Zeitouna said that they had no plans to resist boarding if Israeli forces ...

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Missiles fired from Yemen land near US warship

Saudi state television aired a brief clip of what appeared to be a projectile that was said to have landed in Taif in the ballistic missile attack. A United States defence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the first missile triggered counter-measures from the USS Mason .

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Jerusalem attack: 2 killed, 4 wounded

The incident, near Israeli national police headquarters , began when shots were fired from a vehicle at people waiting at a tram stop. The terrorist-identified as 39-year-old Mousabah Abu Sabih from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan and a full Israeli citizen-then fled the scene, continuing his rampage as he shot two people sitting in their vehicle.

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Officials rallying behind Duterte's anti-US stance

The president expressed that even without their aid, the Philippines can stand on its own. Duterte is angry at USA criticism of his violent anti-drug campaign, which has left more than 3,000 drug suspects dead, says Vikram Singh, a former Pentagon official in charge of defense relations with the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations.

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At a glance: Harvard, MIT professors win Nobel in economics

Their pioneering work has laid "an intellectual foundation" for designing policies and institutions in many areas, it added. The two will split the $924,000 prize. Other names circulating include 94-year-old William Baumol of the USA, a labour market specialist, and Indian-born U.S. economist Jagdish Bhagwati, a free trade researcher.

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Trump's crude remarks put running mate Pence in awkward spot

Thirty-five percent reported the same of Clinton, and only 17 percent said the same of Trump. Pence canceled his appearance at a Wisconsin rally Saturday with House Speaker Paul Ryan. Ortega said that could be in a number of areas, including debate prep and substance. For his party, Mr Trump's reversal in fortune comes at the worst possible moment: Having muted their criticism of him in hopes that he could at least run competitively through Election Day, Republicans must decide in the next ...

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Shark attacks person off Oregon coast

Tanner's injuries are serious. OSP troopers from the Astoria Area Command are continuing the investigation. With its 363 miles of coastline, shark attacks are rare though not unheard of in Oregon. In June 2015, there were eight unprovoked shark attacks and these took place in; Hawaii, Texas, North Carolina, Florida; New Wales and Western Australia; Suez, Egypt; and New Caledonia.

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Speaker Paul Ryan tells GOP lawmakers he won't defend Donald Trump

The second presidential debate attracted an average audience of 66.5 million viewers Sunday against formidable competition from NFL football. As Trump and Clinton headed on Monday to key swing states after their fiery debate clash, with 29 days to go until Election Day, Ryan said he would not campaign with or for the provocative NY real estate mogul for the remainder of the race.

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World leaders mourn as Shimon Peres laid to rest

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has earned the approval of his Israeli hosts for the size and quality of Canada's delegation to the funeral for Shimon Peres . Obama can be seen motioning for Clinton to hurry up and board the plane. A protege of David Ben-Gurion, Israel's founding father and first prime minister, Peres served in parliament for almost half a century, held every major Cabinet post, including defense, finance and foreign affairs, and served three brief stints as prime minister.

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Hurricane Matthew Death Toll Rises to 21 Across Southeastern U.S.

National Civil Protection headquarters in Port-au-Prince, meanwhile, said on Saturday its official count for the whole country was 336, which included 191 deaths in Grand-Anse. "What might not be flooded today could be flooded tomorrow", Haley said at a news conference. Click for more from Fox Carolina . Swiftwater rescue teams are still on alert and there have been 255 water rescue calls and 701 people rescued, he said.

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9 hurt in Houston shooting

Police said military and Nazi themed paraphernalia were recovered from the shooter's vehicle, as well as a rifle and more than 2600 rounds of ammunition. The police chief declined to release the suspect's identity, but told reporters "he is a lawyer and there were issues concerning his law firm". He said that the police believe Desai acted alone, but, according to the Washington Post , he said, "no doors are being closed".

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Malaysian flight MH17 shot down by Russian-made missile: Probe

A surface-to-air missile hit Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, killing all 298 people aboard, a lot of them Dutch citizens. Russian officials have denied any involvement in downing the plane since the July 17, 2014, incident. It pinpointed the location from which the missile was sacked - an area controlled by Russia-backed separatists.

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Clinton grabs double-digit lead in first poll after Trump tape

As always, one poll could be an outlier. Iowa is one of four hypercritical states for Trump, along with Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, according to the site. Fine Gael voters were the strongest in favour of Ms Clinton , with 90 per cent of them backing the former NY senator, and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the first Obama administration.

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US Destroyer Targeted In Failed Missile Attack From Yemen

An official from the Houthi-controlled military said the reports of missiles targeting ships in the area are baseless. Two missiles fired failed to hit the US Navy ship after being launched on Sunday, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told Reuters news agency.

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Bronco's Head Coach Gary Kubiak to miss Thursday's game vs. Chargers

Kubiak, 55, was hospitalized following Denver's 23-16 loss to the Falcons on Sunday. Kubiak signed a four-year deal to become the head coach of the Broncos in January 2015, after general manager John Elway dismissed head coach John Fox.

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Surgical strikes: Gen Raheel Sharif asks worldwide community to condemn 'Indian fabrications'

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government is reported to have asked the Pakistani military to take action against India-centric terror organisations operating on its soil or face global isolation. Senior PPP leader Khursheed Shah said that it would have been better if the Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was also present in the session. New Delhi said last week it responded by launching "surgical strikes" on rebel posts across the de facto border, the so-called Line of Control ...

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Navy ship targeted in missile attack from Yemen

Lt Ian McConnaughey, a spokesman for United States navy forces central command, said it was not clear if the vessel was specifically targeted, though the missiles were fired in its direction within an hour of each other from around 7pm. Saudi jets also pounded several other areas across the province on Monday. Zeid expressed concerns that an escalation of hostilities could follow Saturday's attack, saying "the global community has a legal and moral duty to react robustly to the ...

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Pope taps Chicago, Indianapolis in 1st US cardinal picks

Cupich says the role of cardinal brings new responsibilities, but he will continue to work on renewing the church and "preparing it to thrive in the decades ahead". The Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia is rejoicing following the news that Pope Francis had elevated a Malaysian Archbishop to the high rank of cardinal.

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Trump Disagrees With Pence on U.S. Strikes Against Syrian Military

Many more refugees have streamed into Europe than the United States because they do not have to cross an ocean to get to Europe. "Our concerns are that an increasingly desperate Assad regime might turn to chemical weapons or might lose control of them to one of the many groups that are now operating within Syria", she said after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting two days later.

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German Police Arrest Syrian Refugee Suspected of Plotting Attack

While some German media outlets over the weekend suggested the suspect, Jaber Albakr, 22, had such a target in mind, this was the first official confirmation. Police have also been forced to defend their handling of Saturday's raid in Chemnitz in which al-Bakr had escaped saying that they had to proceed cautiously because the apartment building had not been evacuated.


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