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Several people wounded in shooting attack in Jerusalem: Israel Radio

Two people are dead and others injured after a Palestinian gunman opened fire on a street in Jerusalem . According to a statement from Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri, the gunman opened fire across from the regional Israeli police headquarters while he sped towards a light rail station, critically injuring a woman.

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Federation Internationale de Football Association boss outlines plans for expanded World Cup

The Canadian men's team hasn't appeared in the World Cup since 1986 and last month was eliminated from the most recent round of qualifying. Football has evolved and is now very strong in many different countries and this is why we have to try and include the most teams possible.

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Three men arrested and charged in plot to bomb Kansas mosque

Curtis Allen, Gavin Wright and Patrick Eugene were all members of a right-wing milita. During the course of the several-month investigation aided by an informant, the men openly discussed their hatred for members of the Muslim community, referring to them as "cockroaches", and they discussed carrying out potential attacks on churches, organizations that have aided Muslims, public officials and landlords that have rented to members of the Somali community.

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Pound Slides to 5-Year Low Versus Euro on 'Hard Brexit' Concern

He said he that hoped the negotiations could be concluded by European elections in May 2019 so that the EU could "have a fresh new start", adding that it would be "strange" for Britain to be involved in those elections when it was leaving. However, it is not likely that the so-called Leave campaigners would agree to trade tighter immigration control with access to the single market. She said the government would open more selective schools to improve education, invest in large-scale ...

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Trump Leads Clinton by Only 4 in Texas

Zucker spoke in an interview broadcast Thursday on NBC's "Today". Trump went after the People magazine report at greatest length in his rally speech this morning, saying Natasha Stoynoff came to Mar-a-Lago to write a story about Trump and wife Melania Trump on their first anniversary.

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Former Alberta leader dies in air crash, tributes pour in

When news of the former premier's death was confirmed, political leaders from across the country expressed their sorrow. A team of investigators from the country's Transportation Safety Board was en route to the crash site to inspect the plane and begin probing the deadly crash, a TSB spokesman told NBC News.

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Scores dead after Aleppo pounded in aerial onslaught

The blast, in the Azaz district of greater Aleppo province, occurred Thursday near the rebel-controlled Bab al-Salam border crossing with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Syria Civil Defence rescue workers said another 10 people might be trapped beneath the rubble in the Fardous area. Government forces plan to send special troops to seize control of the areas which are now controlled by militants.

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U.S. strikes Yemen rebels directly for first time

President Barack Obama authorized the strikes at the recommendation of Defense Secretary Ash Carter and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. The US fired cruise missiles to defend its ships in the Red Sea. The attacks missed, either on their own or because they were intercepted by the Mason's defensive systems.

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19 killed in stampede ahead of Hindu ceremony in India

Officials told IANS that 18 dead bodies have been recovered and that the number of injured may run into hundreds. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was saddened by the loss of lives in the latest incident. Extending her condolences to the families of the deceased, Sonia hoped that the concerned authorities were providing adequate medical relief and compensation to the victims.

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Woman rescued after driving her vehicle into Arlington pond

The man near the auto can be heard shouting: "I lost her". Incredible video out of MA showing the dramatic rescue of a woman from her sinking SUV. Frazier dove into the pond. The woman was pulled from the water conscious and unharmed. "I felt like God put that [cushion] there", he said. "She was saying "Thank you Jesus", Mr Chapman, who was visiting from Australia, said.

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Turkish-trained forces to join Iraqi Mosul operation - Anadolu

Erdogan also slammed cooperation between USA -led anti-ISIL coalition forces and the YPG - the armed wing of the PYD, which Turkey considers the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terrorist group. Iraq and the United States have not asked Turkey to join the fight against IS in Mosul . "We are determined to take our place in the coalition forces for the sake of Iraq's unity and solidarity in Iraq".

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Stevie Wonder, Morris Day, Chaka Khan and More Pay Tribute to Prince

Additionally, Tyka Nelson , Prince's sister, addressed the crowd. "I think what Prince wanted to do is make sure that people's gifts. had a chance to sing", he said in a video. Also on the bill were such members of his inner circle as Morris Day & the Time, Judith Hill and Liv Warfield . The value of his musical legacy, including an extensive cache of unreleased recordings said to be locked in a vault, has been estimated by some to exceed $500 million, when factoring in future ...

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Security tight at India beach resort for BRICS

We deeply appreciate Russia's understanding and support of our actions to fight cross-border terrorism, that threatens our entire region.We both affirmed the need for zero tolerance in dealing with terrorists and their supporters. Agreements were also signed for developing smart cities in Andhra Pradesh and Haryana, and for developing transport logistics systems for such cities.

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Calais Jungle children set to arrive in Britain ahead of camp demolition

British officials have now been sent to France to help speed up the transfer of youngsters "as a matter of urgency". "What is at stake is for this message to get across and for people to realise there's no point in going there". Britain's Home Office says that small groups of children have been coming on a weekly basis for the last few months. "Only animals live in the Jungle", a 14-year-old Afghan migrant told the British Red Cross recently.

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NBC News 'mass hunt underway' for more damaging Trump comments

The statement said that claims that Burnett had threatened legal action against anyone who released footage were "completely and unequivocally false". Mr Burnett created The Apprentice and also produced it, along with a range of other reality TV programmes. On Saturday afternoon, BuzzFeed published a piece claiming that Burnett is "pro-Trump" and "threatened staffers who could release potentially damaging outtakes of the show".

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Assad Says Aleppo Must Be 'Cleaned' As Siege of City Continues

An estimated 250,000 people still live in eastern parts of Aleppo , under opposition control since mid-2012. Earlier this week, the Observatory said at least 358 civilians have been killed in eastern Aleppo since the USA and Russian-brokered truce collapsed in September.

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Security tight at Indian beach resort for BRICS summit

The two leaders pressed a button to remotely unveil by video link the plaque, which will be erected at the site of the nuclear plant. Modi hailed Putin as an "old friend" after their meeting in the Indian state of Goa , where leaders of the other BRICS emerging nations were also gathering for a summit.

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Egypt urges relief in Syria via political solution

China said that it has supported a Russian-sponsored draft resolution on Syrian conflict at the UNSC. Among them, 100,000 are children. A Russian counter resolution, which the Kremlin says was an attempt to compromise and avoid splitting the 15-member body, was also rejected in the Security Council.

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Nigeria's govt denies prisoner swop with Boko Haram

According to president Buhari's official spokesperson, Mallam Garba Shehu, the release of the girls was the result of negotiations between the government and Boko Haram . A vigilante group found Amina Ali Nkeki in May in a forest with Mohammed Hayatu, her suspected Islamist militant husband and their new baby. "I am thrilled that the young women have been released and hope that after they recover and able to continue their lives and education in peace, said AUN President Margee Ensign in a ...

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Only alternative to 'hard Brexit' is 'no Brexit'

May has announced plans to invoke Article 50 of the European Union treaty, starting talks on Britain's future relationship with the single market, by the end of March. It isn't only the claimants, who are mainly wealthy businesspeople and influential activists, who want the courts to hold up Brexit. These rights include the right to free movement and the freedom of services across Europe.

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Former councillor resigns as UKIP lead

One report suggested that she had been "deeply unhappy for personal reasons about her new role" while another suggested that she had quit because of her husband's ill health. The former Ukip leader, who has been informally advising the Republican candidate, is expected to be in the audience at the second election clash, which is being held next Sunday.

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Pakistan Army shelling injures soldier on LoC

Malik added that he was "very unhappy" when Vajpayee asked to "let go of Pakistan". Although Islamabad denied that the Indian strike took place, its government and army were put in a hard position; to not act would be seen by Pakistanis as a sign of weakness, but to do so risked war.

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ICC prosecutor warns Philippine authorities over killings

Mr. Duterte, who won election in May on a promise to wipe out drugs and crime in six months, has been going around the country encouraging soldiers and police to shoot to kill drug suspects who would resist arrest. The government had initially rebuffed Callamard when she announced plans to take up Duterte's challenge. Speaking to a group of businessmen on Thursday, Duterte seemed confident that he would not only be able to answer any questions, but would put investigators on the spot as well.

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Corbyn challenges May over European Union exit

A Labour source had said there was a "very real possibility" that rebellious Tories could back the party's motion in a Commons debate today, which calls for MPs to be given proper scrutiny before Article 50 of the European Union treaties is triggered.But Mrs May has now tabled an amendment which will allow Tories to back the text of Labour's motion but adds caveats insisting that the European Union referendum result must be respected and that the Government's negotiating strategy should ...

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15 killed in bomb attack in northwestern Syria

Kerry broke off talks with Lavrov last week over the offensive. Four children were among eight people killed Wednesday in rebel shelling on government-held parts of western Aleppo , according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group.

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Turkey 'always seeks solution' with Iraq: Turkish FM

An airstrike has left at least 20 pro-government tribal fighters dead near the Iraqi city of Mosul, a USA defense official told AFP, while admitting that the strike had "most likely" been carried out by US-led coalition jets. The coming Islamic State insurgency in Iraq coincides with rising regional tensions between Iraq and Turkey. According to Canadian Brigadier-General David Anderson the US-led coalition and Iraqi military are now investigating the incident near Mosul.

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Anderson Cooper made history at presidential debate as first openly gay moderator

The ad's release came the same day Trump October 11, 2016 " tweeted that "the shackles have been taken off" and launched attacks against fellow Republicans, calling House Speaker Paul Ryan "weak and ineffective", Sen. "He's a sexist pig - and there's no way around that". And while 41 percent say Clinton is a "role model for young people ", just 13 percent see Trump similarly.

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Overcome By Grief, Thailand Mourns King's Death

The subdued atmosphere that has engulfed the country since his death is unmistakable, visible in the black or white dress worn by millions of Thais in a massive show of mourning that has been displayed even on mannequins in luxury shopping malls.

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France Calls on United Kingdom to Assume Its Duty To Migrant Children

Some of Britain's most senior religious figures have united to urge Prime Minister Theresa May to allow almost 400 refugee children into the UK before the notorious Jungle migrant camp in France is demolished. While she reiterated the Government's commitment to extract those children with a legal right to come to the United Kingdom, she also gave the impression that bureaucratic delays on the part of the French authorities were still very much a problem.

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Nine Australians arrested over Malaysia-flag underwear

Sepang assistant police commissioner Abdul Aziz Ali appears adamant that the group had caused intentional insult and says he would have no hesitation in laying charges. "If you are in another country, respect the law", he added. They were allegedly intoxicated and celebrating the Australian's fourth career F1 win, according to CNN affiliate, Seven Network.

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations demand for end to bombing of Syria's Aleppo

Russian Federation presented its own rival draft text that urges a ceasefire but did not make any mention of halting the bombing campaign. Churkin said the French measure was "hastily put together" and suggested it was "not created to make progress.

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OPEC to hold informal producer talks next week in Istanbul

A poll conducted by Reuters had suggested a crude oil inventory buildup of 2.6 million barrels while another poll conducted by Bloomberg had forecasted a buildup of 1.5 million barrels. OPEC has kept up production to pressure high-cost rivals, such as the developing USA shale oil producers. The market is sceptical that the Organisation will formalise the plan to cut output in its next meeting in November, or that the proposed action will have a significant impact amid the current supply ...

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Syria peace efforts plunge as USA suspends talks with Russian Federation

But Moscow blamed the United States for the agreement's collapse, saying Washington had never been able to separate rebels on the ground from the jihadist group Fateh al-Sham Front, formerly Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate. Ambassador Francois Delattre said before Monday's meeting. The Observatory said the government offensive is accompanied by airstrikes on the contested neighborhoods.

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May accused of 'shambolic' Brexit plans

Answering prime minister's questions before the debate, May declined to say if leaving the European Union single market was a "red line" in her Brexit negotiations. "The system would also need to be backed by clear sanctions so that if the minister broke the reserve - if he or she came to an agreement with the committee and went on to negotiate a different position -there could be some kind of formal censure".

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Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls - Nigerian official

The also congratulated the government of Nigeria, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Switzerland, on the successful negotiations. Around 270 girls were taken from their school in Chibok in April 2014, prompting global outrage and the campaign #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), spearheaded by figures such as USA first lady Michelle Obama.


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