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It's hard Brexit or no Brexit at all, says European Union council president

However, the council president added that the UK Government "would find allies" if it wanted to reverse the Brexit decision after article 50 had been triggered. Mr Tusk held open the possibility of the United Kingdom going back on the referendum result, saying it would be for the United Kingdom to assess the outcome of the negotiations and "determine if Brexit is really in their interest".

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Clinton speaks to more than 18000 at Ohio State

That's not saying much, however, as only 29 percent of women polled by Reuters said they will vote for Trump, with 44 percent choosing Clinton. What would have happened if Clinton entertained questions about Trump's taped comments and later the temporary Muslim immigration ban, and then pivoted not to put it in the broader context of what Trump represents, but to her own policy plans? "Next day I said I read the paper".

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Former NZ sevens coach Tietjens to lead Samoa

Malielegaoi. New Zealand Rugby have yet to announce who will take over from Tietjens at the helm of the national team. The 60-year-old Tietjens said he is delighted to join Samoa and try to make them a consistent force in the game. "We were in talks and there is nothing to hide ... but if Tietjens doesn't come, we have other alternatives", Kenya Rugby Union secretary general Oduor Gangla told the Daily Nation on Friday (NZ time) without fully explaining why Tietjens had back-tracked.

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United States strikes Yemen in 'self defence', destroys radar sites

Will the USA get drawn into the civil war? Last summer , the United Nations almost added the Saudi government to a blacklist of those whose armed forces target children, citing the deaths of hundreds Yemeni children at the hands of Saudi warplanes since March 2015.

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Baby boy killed, child seriously hurt in dog attack

Police have seized the dog although it is not known what breed the animal is at this stage, the Mirror reported. A second child suffered serious, life-changing injuries while an adult is also understood to have been hurt. "At 4pm a black van arrived", he said. All three are being treated at Colchester General Hospital. Passing schoolchildren are said to have witnessed the aftermath of the incident.

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LoC violations indicate Indian nervousness: FO

When asked about America's fresh stance on Afghan Peace Process, Toner said the United States strongly encourages "an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led" dialogue with Taliban and other insurgent groups. "Our general position on this is that we want to see greater cooperation and greater dialogue between Pakistan and India", State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner told reporters at his daily news conference on Thursday, adding that Islamabad must also act against terror operators including LeT.

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Army carried out retaliatory attack on militants in 2011: Retired officer

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. The Press Trust of India quoted sources with knowledge of the details of the surgical strike as saying that the Indian Army's field units' assessment reports gave the impression that the most damage was inflicted on LeT at its Dudniyal terror launch pad in PoK.

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United States moving towards India for 'political gains': Pak envoy

Meanwhile, high-level sources say the surgical strike has ensured that the threshold of reaction from Pakistan has come down. Congress spokesman Sanjay Jha said: "It is an insult to the army and the defence establishment to say that such surgical strikes (September 29) never happened before".

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Russia remains India's leading military supplier: Vladimir Putin

India's long time ally, Russia, has also stated that the former is a "privileged strategic partner". Putin also said Russian Federation supports enhanced cooperation in electronic commerce, in trade facilitation (with involvement of the Eurasian Economic Commission), supporting small and medium-sized businesses, and protection of intellectual property.

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10 facts about Boko Haram and Nigeria's kidnapped Chibok girls

The identity of the girls has yet to be confirmed, said Bring Back Our Girls campaigner Aisha Yesufu. May 2015: New President Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in, pledges to tackle Boko Haram "head-on". The fact that so numerous schoolgirls have children is not surprising as Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had said that he would marry the girls to his fighters, saying they should be married, not going to school.

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Modi to reach Goa for BRICS, hails BIMSTEC

Moscow :President Vladimir Putin on Thursday described India as Russia's "privileged strategic partner". "India looks forward to building bridges to new partnerships and finding common resolve and solutions to our entrenched problems", he said.

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Timeline: Nigeria's kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls

As many as 57 girls escaped and shared harrowing tales of fleeing from the nearby Sambisa Forest, believed to be the terrorist group's stronghold. But the release of so many through negotiation provides a glimmer of hope for the victims' families.

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

French and Kurdish forces in northern Iraq were attacked by an exploding drone, the Pentagon said Wednesday, adding a new worry to the wars in Iraq and Syria as militant groups learn to weaponize their store-bought drones. European Union foreign ministers also drafted a statement to the effect. In the past month, Aleppo has been a battlefield between Syrian government forces, jihadists, and numerous opposition groups.

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North Korea Could Be Planning An 'October Surprise' for U.S. Election

Since North Korea's latest nuclear test, Pyongyang and Seoul have been openly trading threats of decapitation strikes and annihilating capitals populated by millions of civilians. North Korea is one of the most hard national security challenges the next president will face, according to Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan.

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Sexual allegations haunt Trump campaign

Trump , who later acknowledged he wanted to inflict financial pain on O'Brien ended up settling with him instead. A third woman came forward in the Palm Beach Post , and yet another woman, a reporter for People magazine, came out to accuse the presidential candidate as well.

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Thailand Declares Friday National Holiday To Mourn Late King

Thai stocks and the baht currency are likely to be volatile in the short term and consumers could cut spending, but assuming a smooth transition, major economic disruption was not expected, the Eurasia Group of risk analysts said in a report before the king's death.

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Germany: Terror suspect killed self despite cell checks

Twenty-two-year-old Jaber Albakr, was discovered dead on Wednesday night, the prison's warder, Rolf Jacob, told reporters, when a night trainee guard checked his cell, Albakr, who had been arrested on Monday, succeeded in hanging himself by tying his T-shirt to the bars of his cell.

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Pakistani militants killed near Indian Army base in northern Kashmir

They also demanded Kashmir issue to be solved according to United Nations charter. "What we what I would say is common threat, common challenge in the region, and we're going to continue to work with Pakistan, with Afghanistan, and the Secretary (of State) just came back from Brussels and the Afghanistan conference in Brussels".

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Powering Up: Almost 90 percent who lost power back on line

Drivers whose vehicles were damaged or destroyed on the storm can get duplicate titles and registrations. "There's a lot of blessings and a lot of heroes out there", she said, in noting the strides that power crews, emergency workers, S.C.

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Brexit: Judges hearing case on invoking Article 50

A group of lawyers are arguing that the June 23 decision to leave the bloc was not legally binding and Prime Minister Theresa May can not use a "royal prerogative" to trigger Article 50, the mechanism to formally leave the EU. And, with struggling continental economies facing the threat of barriers going up in a key export market, he said any United Kingdom government decision to reverse course after triggering the departure talks would be accepted by the rest of the EU.

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Portugal's Guterres Formally Approved as Next UN Chief

The former prime minister of Portugal who also served as United Nations refugee chief will not take over from Ban Ki-moon until January 1, but he already faces high expectations as the world's next diplomat-in-chief. The first former head of government to become United Nations chief also called for determined action to confront terrorists and populists who "reinforce each other" in their extremism.

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Suspect in New York/New Jersey bombings pleads not guilty

He sat upright in a green gown under a blanket. The Afghan-born USA citizen has been hospitalized with gunshot wounds since a police shootout that led to his capture on September 19 outside a bar in Linden. The bomb attack in New York's upscale neighborhood of Chelsea wounded 31 people on 17 September. Ahmad Khan Rahimi pled not guilty to six criminal complaints before Judge Regina Caulfield in the Union County Courthouse, October 13.

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Police in Jerusalem Step Up Alert After Palestinian Attack Kills Two

A Palestinian motorist launched a shooting spree near the Israeli police headquarters in Jerusalem Sunday, wounding eight people, two of them seriously, before being shot dead, Israeli police and emergency services said. The Palestinian attacks began around the Jewish holidays a year ago. Al-Quds and al-Ayyam citied a Haaretz investigation about a video footage that refutes Israeli military claims that two Palestinians were killed after attempting to stab soldiers at Qalandiya checkpoint ...

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Democrats, civil rights groups want more registration time

Friday is the deadline to register to vote by mail or online in NY. Kansas residents can use "Voter View" to see if they're eligible to vote in the General Election and view a sample ballot of the one they will actually use, Jones said.

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Trump says he doesn't know, never met some of his accusers

It is heartbreaking that her fear of retaliation by Trump kept her from reporting the incident when it happened. A third woman says Trump groped her rear end at his Mar-a-Lago resort 13 years ago, the Palm Beach Post reported. "She should be locked up", he told a rally of thousands. Trump seemed to imply that there was no way he could have expressed sexual interest in the People magazine writer because she was not attractive enough: "You take a look".

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Three-day visit: PM Nawaz lands in Azerbaijan's capital

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived here on Thursday on a three-day official visit. State and government officials of Azerbaijan were introduced to PM Muhammad Nawaz Sharif , and members of the Pakistani delegation were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev.

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Cooper Describes Trump's Leaked 2005 Comments As 'Sexual Assault'

Trump , about the tape that was released on Friday, as you can imagine", said CNN host Anderson Cooper, who moderated the debate with Martha Raddatz of ABC. We're going to defeat ISIS. Jill Harth told the Guardian Trump did to her something she described in a lawsuit filed in 1997: "He pushed me up against the wall, and had his hands all over me and tried to get up my dress".

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The names of the 21 Chibok girls released

Even though their status can not be immediately verified, the source estimated that, "at least, 18 of the 21 of are pregnant". Boko Haram's capacity to carry out large-scale attacks has been limited since Buhari assumed office previous year.

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BRICS to advance agenda for development, peace, reform: PM Modi

Ahead of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa) summit over the weekend in Goa, Chinese state media has called the member nations to not use the multilateral forum to settle bilateral disputes and label a country as "supporter of terrorism".

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S.Africa's ANC backs release of graft report into Zuma's friends

He says he has not been given sufficient time to respond to the Madonsela's questions. State Capture: Imminent release of preliminary report spooks Zuma & Co. The party said Zuma should face the music, answer the questions put to him, especially in light of the last week's attacks on Madonsela by the Guptas and the "ever petulant" ANC Youth League who both sought to discredit a Chapter 9 institution.

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Likely Voters Say Clinton Won Second Presidential Debate

OH remains a battleground for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, according to two new polls. Donald Trump's campaign pulled out of the battleground state of Virginia on Thursday, all but conceding defeat - and 13 electoral votes - to Hillary Clinton .

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India should not use BRICS summit to isolate Pakistan: Chinese expert

India will try to isolate Pakistan further during the eighth BRICS Summit in Goa while also aiming to ink a multi-billion defence deal with Russian Federation. "It is anchored in the belief that our people are pivotal partners in our effort to craft responsive, collective and inclusive solutions". "Representing almost two thirds of humanity together, we hope to tap the potential for cooperation and the dividends this will bring", Modi added.

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Fighting OPEC only for the 'brave,' says oil bull Hall

But the higher imports have mostly displaced U.S. domestic production, particularly from the shale oil sector, which fell to about 8.5 million bpd last month from a peak last summer of 9.6 million bpd. In my opinion, OPEC members (led by Saudi Arabia) will try to convince Russian Federation in making production cuts during the upcoming informal meeting.

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Ware Misses Fourth Straight Game as Broncos Face Chargers

Former Athens High School standout Philip Rivers became San Diego's all-time leader in passing yards during the Chargers' 21-13 victory over the Denver Broncos on Thursday night. "I don't really look as this opportunity as that, to be honest with you". On Thursday night, against a team they haven't beat since 2013, the Chargers led 19-3.

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Donald Trump Refuses To Answer Question About Groping Accusations

Trump is a deeply imperfect messenger, given that his attacks on the Clintons' treatment of women are being overshadowed by a flood of allegations that he kissed and groped women without their consent. Trump also claimed that his campaign was "preparing" a lawsuit against the Times in his remarks at the campaign rally. He called the stories of his alleged sexually predatory behavior "slander and libel" and part of a "concerted, coordinated and vicious attack" launched by Clinton and ...


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