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England beat Bangladesh by 4 wickets

England are now ranked fifth in the ODI rankings, behind Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and India, but Stokes sees no reason whythe team cannot reach the top of the standings, particularly if they can carry on the form they showed against Bangladesh .

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First Lady Michelle Obama Slams Trump's Treatment of Women

The first lady delivered an emotional and very personal stump speech addressing the Republican nominee's remarks in the leaked 2005 recording that brought U.S. "It's not something that we can just sweep under the rug as just another disturbing footnote in a sad election season". She championed Clinton as a unifying force and said only she could help "heal the wounds that divide us".

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New York Times Responds to Trump's Threat of Lawsuit

The speech was hinged to the original objective of his campaign: to trade on the resentments of a restive remnant of white America-angry white men and the women who love them-and set the stage for mayhem in the wake of his likely electoral defeat.

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U.S. refuses to brand Pakistan as terrorist state

The two sides traded artillery fire across the Line of Control in Nowshera, Pallanwala and Mendhar sections overnight, the Indian army said. Anxious about increasingly close U.S. Attackers wearing army fatigues attempted to break into encampment but were gunned down, Indian officers say . Gen. Raheel Sharif said in a televised speech that Pakistan's armed forces will react with a "befitting response" to aggression from India.

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Army says recoveries of Naugam operation confirm Pakistan connection

Excellent response", said Jilani, who also received the "Best Government Infrastructure Strategy in South Asia" award on behalf of Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Kashmir is the main cause of nearly 70 years of conflict between India and Pakistan. The sources quoted by the agencies said that five teams culled out from the army division in the area were tasked to destroy launch pads of terror groups located at Kail also known as Kel and Dudniyal.

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Syrian activists say at least 17 killed in bomb blast

At least 20 people were killed and several others injured in a vehicle bomb attack in northern province of Aleppo . France and the United States have already said the Aleppo offensive, which has included air strikes on hospitals, includes war crimes for which Syria and Russian Federation are responsible.

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Scotland moving ahead to vote for independence

The outcome of the Brexit vote in June is changing the playing field, according to Sturgeon, which makes a new referendum necessary to protect the "country's interests". But she said if the choice is between "an inward looking, insular, Brexit Britain governed by a right-wing Tory party obsessed with borders and blue passports at the expense of economic strength and stability" and a "progressive, outward looking, internationalist Scotland", then it is a case that "we will win".

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Iran sends two warships Gulf of Aden amid Saudi concerns

Navy ships. Iran's 44th flotilla, comprising Alvand destroyer and Bushehr logistic warship, has been dispatched to the Gulf of Aden and the Bab el-Mandeb Strait to protect the country's trade vessels against piracy in the unsafe zone, the agency said.

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India Poses Pakistan to be the Biggest Threat for World Peace

But given the history of wars between Indian and Pakistan and the heavily militarised character of the region, both sides must show restraint and caution, a senior White House official said on Wednesday. But SAARC has not been able to provide that platform, which has negative effect on the relationships, Lavoy said when asked about America's relationship between India and Pakistan.

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Rising Rivers in NC Bring Record Flooding, Death Toll Climbs

Many roads remain flooded and impassable, including a stretch of Interstate 95 near Cumberland, the governor said . (Ken Bevins/The Star-News via AP). David Baker, whose family owns the River Bank Apartments, said all but one of their tenants had heeded the evacuation order by Tuesday, and he was spending the afternoon putting boards and sealant across the doorways of ground-floor units.

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Babysitter shocked to catch niece doing a sleeping headstand

A BABYSITTER was so unnerved she contemplated calling an exorcist after spotting her niece sleeping on her head . A popular social media personality shared a weird picture of her baby niece sleeping while standing on her head . "It baffles me as well", she said. The post was quickly shared on social media with more than 50,000 retweets and 120,000 likes. Others just joked around, such as one user who offered this piece of advice: 'According to the babysitting class I took, you call ...

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Stars beat Ducks 4-2 in season opener

NOTES: The Ducks scratched RW Emerson Etem, D Korbinian Holzer and D Clayton Stoner. Lauri Korpikoski, another newcomer, and Stephen Johns also scored for the Stars, and Antti Niemen stopped 33 shots - 16 in a unusual first period. The Stars went into this season sticking with their two-goalie system, and Antti Niemi got the starting nod in the opener over Kari Lehtonen. The 60-year-old bench boss would capture 272 more regular-season games with the Ducks to win more than any other coach ...

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Antonio Guterres appointed as new UN Chief

Rocked by unresolved conflicts, sexual assaults by peacekeepers and a bribery scandal, the hope expressed by many diplomats is that the next chief will restore credibility to the 71-year-old organization and, perhaps, help to warm relations that have soured between the USA and Russian Federation.

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Paul Ryan Throws Donald Trump Under the Bus

Here's another for the "never tweet" file. He has denied the allegations. Friday, Donald Trump told us that the Central Park Five were guilty. New Jersey Gov. Ayotte released a statement on her Twitter account saying that she will not vote for either Clinton or Trump and will instead vote for Trump's running mate Mike Pence.

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Russian Federation announces Syria talks with United States, regional powers on Saturday

It did not specify which regional partners would take part. Russian Federation had earlier said that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov would meet with Kerry in Lausanne. Overstretched rescuers were still digging through the rubble from the strikes the day before when they were called to the scene of the market bombing, which took place in the early afternoon.

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USA checking dossier of Indian atrocities in Kashmir provided by Pakistan

We work very hard with Pakistan to turn that into a productive mutually beneficial relationship. Pakistan had rubbished India's claim of surgical strike saying Indian troops only indulged in cross-border firing. This forced Pakistan to postpone the SAARC Summit for an indefinite period. "It is a setback for all of us that SAARC collapsed", Basit said. In September, India , the U.S.

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Warplanes hit Syria's Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says his country's civil war has turned into a new theater of conflict between Russian Federation and the West. "But Aleppo is going to be a very important springboard to do this move". Friday's planned meeting is the latest in a long series of internal debates about what, if anything, to do to end a 5-1/2 year civil war that has killed at least 300,000 people and displaced half the country's population.

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DeVry agrees to stop using ad claim that it couldn't back up

The Department further contended that DeVry University was required to keep its Career Services Manuals to substantiate its rates but that DeVry University's earliest manual was from 1983. Despite the settlement, the Federal Trade Commission is continuing to pursue a lawsuit regarding the 90 percent claim and another DeVry assertion that its graduates had 15 percent higher incomes one year after graduation on average than did the graduates of all other colleges or universities.

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Fed minutes show rare dissent over rate hikes

Several voting policymakers judged a rate hike would be warranted " relatively soon " if the U.S. economy continued to strengthen , according to the September policy meeting. Louis. The greenback rose against most major peers as the likelihood of a rate hike by year-end climbed to 67 per cent, from 60 per cent a month ago.

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Civil society groups to meet ahead of BRICS summit in Goa

With elections around the corner in Goa, political parties in the State appear to have not even spared the BRICS summit, as far as electoral oneupmanship is concerned. The logo of a summit should incorporate the name of the place. Demanding that the organisers of the event express regret for excluding Goa, from the logo, Shinkre also said that previous editions of the event held in Yekaterinburg in Russian Federation in 2009, in Basilia in Brazil in 2010, in Sanya in China in 2011, in New ...

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Fight over thermostat may have led to 911 call, 2 cops shot

Figueroa's auto, which resembles a police cruiser, was towed from the scene on Gladstone Street Thursday morning. The Boston City Clerk's Office confirmed to CBS Boston that Figueroa was a constable for the city, and was sworn in in July.

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Historic FARC peace deal rejected by Colombians in knife-edge result

Kirby didn't indicate what hard decisions were ahead, but response was expected considering the Obama administration's outspoken support of Santos and the peace deal. The group also said it was prepared to "fix" the rejected deal, adding that the result "does not mean the battle for peace is lost". Supporters of "No" vote celebrate after the nation voted "No" in a referendum on a peace deal between the government and FARC rebels, in Bogota , Colombia, on October 2, 2016.

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Antonio Guterres Thanks Nomination for UN Secretary General

It is now up to the General Assembly, in which all United Nations members are represented, to confirm the choice. Speaking in Lisbon after the council's vote, Guterres said he accepted the endorsement with "gratitude and humility". One of the big questions for the Secretary General-designate might well be: can he do a better administrative job in his new role than he did in the past, as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)? "I know Guterres very well and ...

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Germany Bomb Plot Suspect Kills Himself in Jail

The 33-year-old, who was formally arrested Sunday, has been put under continuous watch in the Leipzig prison, said Willi Schmid, a senior official at the Saxony justice ministry. However, Albakr had started a hunger strike. "In this case, there should have been total surveillance with someone sitting in front of him". "This should not have happened even though we did everything we could to prevent it", said Gemkow.

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Antonio Guterres appointed new UN Secretary General

Guterres was Portugal's Prime Minister from 1995 to 2002 and also served as the UN's High Commissioner for Refugees from 2005 to 2015. During the election process, which for the first time in the UN's 71-year history included open hearings with all 13 candidates, Guterres emerged as a well-spoken and experienced leader.

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Positive opinions of Trump grow after second debate, NBC/SurveyMonkey poll says

Another 18 percent said they would not support either candidate. The Real Clear Politics polling average favored Clinton by 9.4 percentage points. At a rally speech this morning in West Palm Beach, Florida, Trump blasted the press reports, said the Clinton campaign is behind them, and promised to address the reports at a later time .

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Hurricane Nicole pummels Bermuda with wind, then spins away

At 2 p.m. ET Thursday, Nicole was about 90 miles northeast of Bermuda and moving away at 18 mph in a northeasterly direction, the National Hurricane Center reported. The Royal Bermuda Regiment has been working to remove uprooted trees and other debris from roads. By late Thursday afternoon, crews were clearing roads, and many islanders were posting pictures of calmer seas and clearer skies.

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Assad: Taking Aleppo will push 'terrorists' back to Turkey

Some top officials argue the United States must act more forcefully in Syria or risk losing what influence it still has over moderate rebels and its Arab, Kurdish and Turkish allies in the fight against Islamic State, the officials told Reuters .

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Confident Koeman says Everton can prevail over 'risky' City

We've spent many hours together talking football. We didn't play our best football We can accept that and handle it. "Sometimes it's a risky way to win titles". "I'm really enjoying being at City; we've had a good start and obviously winning helps, too - especially when the boys are scoring goals at one end and we're keeping clean sheets at the other, which of course is massive for defenders".

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Crude holds above US$50 on Putin's pledge to curb production

Smith predicts oil prices will experience limited upside from current levels; Goldman believes if a deal is reached but its impact is offset by an increase in other sources of supply, USA crude will hold around $52.50 per barrel next year - but that no deal will send prices to $43 per barrel.

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European Union chief promises tough talks on United Kingdom departure

The warning came as Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would introduce a bill next week aimed at winning independence from the U.K. Separately, a British court began hearing whether Parliament rather than May should have the power to start the exit process.

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Maldives opposition slams 'despotic' Commonwealth exit

Male [Maldives], Oct. 13: The Maldives on Thursday made a decision to pull out of the 53-nation Commonwealth, citing the uncalled interference by the group in the country's political discourse. Incidentally, the Maldives has taken part in all proceedings of the CMAG where it was discussed, with representation at the level of foreign minister.

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Haram frees 21 abducted schoolgirls in swap

The vice president's office also released the names of the girls which showed that one of them was carrying a baby. "We have had enough of diversionary tactics, they are using the report of Chibok girls' release to cover up the undue arrest of our judges".

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Judges arrest: NJC emergency meeting ends inconclusive

The official also refuted reports of a heated exchange of words between the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed and the Director-General of the DSS, Mr. The council is one of the federal executive bodies created by law to insulate the judiciary from undue influence of the executive arm of government.

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A Nobel Prize for Bob Dylan

Dylan rarely grants interviews. He wrote in Rolling Stone that the song is "why every songwriter after him [Dylan] carries his baggage ". The Scottish writer tweeted that while he is a Dylan fan, this year's award was "an ill conceived nostalgia award wrenched from the rancid prostates of senile, gibbering hippies".


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