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Houthi missiles from Yemen targeted United States destroyer

The U.S. Navy, however, has intercepted multiple arms shipments from Tehran that it says were meant to be delivered to the Houthis . "Those things are things that we're looking at", Davis told Pentagon reporters. The officials said that the type of defensive system used and the distance from the ship that the missiles hit the water could not be revealed for operational security reasons.

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USA strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen 'legitimate': UAE

Two cruise missiles were launched Sunday at the USS Mason and the amphibious staging base the USS Ponce , The Washington Post reported . Houthi rebels condemned US strikes on three coastal radar sites in Yemen early Thursday and defended their right to sovereignty, but they denied claims that the group had targeted usa vessels in the Red Sea.

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Three FC personnel killed in Quetta

Baluchistan, where Quetta is the provincial capital, has always been the center of a low-level insurgency by small separatist groups demanding more autonomy and a greater share in the region's natural resources such as gas and oil. A search operation has also been launched to trace out the suspects. The prime minister said that such cowardly attacks reflect the frustration of the terrorists who were receding due to countless sacrifices of valiant security forces.

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Kerry, Lavrov In Switzerland As Syria Talks Open

Previously, Russia and the United States had pursued a joint effort to impose a ceasefire, but this broke down when Syria's Bashar al-Assad launched an assault on rebel-held east Aleppo. The meeting will be the first face-to-face contact between the two men since Washington suspended bilateral diplomatic contact with Moscow earlier this month.

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Former federal cabinet minister and Alberta premier Jim Prentice, 1956

Hancock said he and Prentice go back 40 years, to working on former PC prime minister Joe Clark's leadership campaign in the mid-1970s. He quit public life in May 2015 when his Alberta Progressive Conservative government lost to Premier Rachel Notley's NDP, ending more than four decades of Tory rule in the province.

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Sexual allegations against Trump pile up; he denies the 'pure fiction'

Trump also bragged to radio host Howard Stern in 2005 that he used to barge in on beauty contestants as they stood naked in their dressing rooms, simply so he could ogle them. "Their agenda is to elect crooked Hillary Clinton at any cost, at any price, no matter how many lives they destroy". Over 30 years ago, Ms. Leeds was sitting in first-class on a flight to NY next to Donald Trump .

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Trump Campaign Denounces Ohio GOP Chair, Deepens Party Rift

Underscoring the searing divisions over Donald Trump within the Republican Party, Trump's OH campaign today disassociated itself with state GOP Chairman Matt Borges because of his lack of support for the party's presidential nominee. Trump told Paduchik he was "very disappointed in Matt's duplicity", according to the letter. Borges and several members of the party's state central committee said Paduchik's comments would not get in the way of electing Republicans.

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United Nations welcomes release of 21 Chibok girls

The presidency gave no details on the deal, saying only that the 21 girls were very exhausted and would first rest in the custody of the national security agency. President Muhammadu Buhari's government said, Nkeki was being in the special locked up secret service where she was getting medical care and trauma counseling.

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Maná Celebrates Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize With Heartfelt Post on Social Media

How about comedian Rob Delaney's Twitter take? Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature yesterday, becoming the first musician in history to be honored with the award. The six Nobel prizes will be handed out at a ceremony on December 10, which will mark the 120th anniversary of the death of the founder of the prize, Alfred Nobel, in 1896.

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Hillary Clinton campaign WikiLeaks emails reveal disdain for Catholics, Southerners, 'needy Latinos'

Now if Jenny had said anything offensive about Black Lives Matter or the LGBT professional class, she'd be out of the door faster than you can say, "Boo". Clinton's campaign had always been anxious about appearing to be too close to Wall Street banks. Current House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who said he can not defend Trump's comments on women, also condemned Clinton, saying she should not "employ people with biased and bigoted views".

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A look at the women making allegations against Trump

A Florida woman says that Trump groped her without consent in 2004, according to the Palm Beach Post . Written by same people as last discredited story on woman. She said it didn't feel like an accident but a violation. "It was locker room talk ". The Apprentice star kissed Crooks, then 22, "directly on the mouth", she told the New York Times .

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Backpage.com CEO Arrested In Houston, Over Human Sex Trafficking

But state attorneys general, victims of human trafficking, and Congress have continued to dig for evidence that Backpage knowingly promotes and facilitates sex trafficking of minors. According to Buzzfeed, the California arrest warrant called Backpage's escort services section "an online brothel". Ferrer waived extradition during the hearing.

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Aisha Buhari spoke the minds of party men - APC spokesman

Buhari has said is not different from what some of us have been saying that it is high time the President shakes-up his cabinet and bring in people who understand the manifestoes of the party and could help the party deliver on its change mantra, especially, the economy of the country needs an urgent attention".

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The Long Road to Oil Market Balance. The Energy Report 10/11/16

Crude oil prices drifted lower for most of Tuesday after the International Energy Agency reported global oil supplies increased in September. Hong Kong: Crude oil held above $50 a barrel amid uncertainty over Russia's willingness to join Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( Opec ) efforts to stabilise the market.

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Chibok girls: Ban rallies aid for Nigeria

Travelling from eastern Yola to Abuja , Goni Mutah, the father of Asabe Goni, who was 21 when she was kidnapped, was overjoyed to hear of his daughter's release, and said he had immediately phoned his relatives to share the news. We are optimistic we will retrieve more of the Chibok girls from Boko Haram very soon, in the coming weeks", defence ministry spokesman Gen Rabe Abubakar said.

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Did the Clintons 'cash in' on Haiti's earthquake?

The Republican nominee cited State Department emails obtained by the Republican National Committee through a public records request and detailed in an ABC news story. president with the abbreviations "FOB" - friend of Bill or "WJC VIPs". "Need you to flag when people are friends of wjc. most I can probably id, but not all", State Department staffer Caitlin Klevorick wrote in an email to Clinton Foundation director of foreign policy Amitabh Desai just three days after the quake.

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CETA: German court gives govt green light for Canada-EU trade deal

EXCLUSIVE/ The European Commission faces an EU court battle to keep secret its lawyers' analysis on whether the controversial investor-state-dispute (ISDS) clause in draft trade deals with the U.S. Magnette said that "the guarantees are insufficient" and demanded further talks. The pact would cut trade barriers between the EU's market of more than 500 million people and Canada, the world's 10th-biggest economy.

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Michelle Obama condemns Donald Trump's lewd language about women

He then says "I am going to be dating her in 10 years". Edith Egli, an 83-year-old from Davenport who left the Republican Party over Ronald Reagan, gushed it had taken her 83 years, but she had finally gotten to shake the hand of a former president.

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Strong convergence of views on terrorism, says Modi

Access to the hotel premises where the VVIPs are being hosted is out of bounds for the media. "President Xi said we should strengthen our security dialogue and partnership", External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup told reporters.

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Starmer relaxed over 'shadow shadow cabinet' amid 'unresolved' issues in party

Mr Corbyn rebuilt his frontbench team after a mass walk-out of shadow cabinet members opposed to his leadership in the aftermath of the European Union referendum in June. On Sunday Labour announced 21 additions to the frontbench, which followed several high-profile appointments including the promotion of Mr Corbyn's ally Diane Abbott to shadow home secretary.

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Iraq's statements on Turkish troops are risky - says Turkish PM

The Turkish PM said they are fighting against "Islamic State" terrorist group in Iraq . Relations between Iraq and Turkey have become strained since late past year when Turkey sent troops to the region of Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul allegedly to train anti-Daesh fighters there.

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FG defends Buhari's response on wife's comments

He made the comments to reporters in Germany, with Chancellor Angela Merkel standing by his side, who glared at him at first and then laughed. But Buhari hit back, saying that having run for president three times and having succeeded at the fourth attempt, he could " claim superior knowledge over her and the rest of the opposition because at the end I have succeeded" in winning Nigeria's presidency.

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Federation Internationale de Football Association extends work of Israeli-Palestinian mediators

Discussions on whether to increase the number of teams from 32 to 40 or even 48 teams, plus the tournament format, will continue with a final decision on January 9 or 10. Infantino said talks on allocating extra places have yet to begin. The Council meeting is due to hear a report on the Israel-Palestinian issue from the head of FIFA's monitoring mission to the area, South Africa's Tokyo Sexwale, before the Council meeting wraps up on Friday.

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UCLA student Alison Lee takes LPGA Tour lead in South Korea

Alison Lee of the United States hits a tee shot on the fifth hole during the third round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at Sky 72 Golf & Resort's Ocean Course in Incheon on October 15, 2016, in this photo provided by the event organizers.

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Saudi soldier killed by Houthi fire in southern border area

This is the first time the coalition acknowledges it was behind the bombing, after an initial denial. More than 4,000 civilians have been killed since the conflict escalated in March 2015, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Monday.

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United Kingdom lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit-EU talks

May agreed on Wednesday to debate a Labour-sponsored motion that there should be a "full and transparent" debate on her government's plan to leave the EU. Like the Prime Minister, he batted off questions on whether there would be a vote. The Prime Minister said she wants the "right deal in terms of operating within and trading with" the European Union post-Brexit, also telling MPs the negotiations will seek the "maximum possible access".

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NASA resupply mission to space station postponed

Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft will also be carrying science experiments, including the second Saffire experiment to light a fire in space. Assateague Island National Seashore/Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia will not be open for launch viewing.

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Iran-Backed Rebels in Yemen Launch Missiles at US Navy

Britain called for an investigation into Saturday's airstrike and said it was comfortable with the Saudi military investigating its own forces, despite concerns raised by human rights groups. Now the United States is arming the Saudi coalition in agreement that they need to protect their border against attacks from the Iran Houthis which the State Department doesn't deny.

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UNESCO Director-General: "Western Wall is the holiest place in Judaism"

It also referred to Israel as an "occupying power". At a press conference on Friday, US State Department spokesman Mark Toner also criticized the resolution , which the United States had voted against. "The heritage of Jerusalem is indivisible, and each of its communities has a right to the explicit recognition of their history and relationship with the city", the UNESCO chief said in a statement .

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US detects what it says is failed N. Korean missile launch

Navy Commander Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman. The top USA diplomat for East Asia said late last month that Washington will speed up deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea given the pace of North Korea's missile tests, and it will be stationed there "as soon as possible".

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Hamas: UNESCO Resolution a Move in the Right Direction

In the statement , Bokova wrote that the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Temple Mount are holy sites for Muslims while the nearby Western Wall is "the holiest place in Judaism". The decision asks UNESCO's director general to take the necessary measures to allow for the implementation of Jordan's plan to rebuild Bab Al Magharbeh.

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Email: Clinton campaign sought to cancel Bill's Wall Street speech

The Clinton campaign did not directly respond to a request for comment on the internal communications, but pointed to a conference call in which campaign advisors said that the WikiLeaks emails had been hacked by the Russian government, which is trying to tilt the USA election in favor of GOP nominee Donald Trump.

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Boko Haram frees 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria after mediation

Some 197 captives remain missing, though some reportedly have died. Boko Haram published a video in August apparently showing recent footage of dozens of the kidnapped girls and said some had been killed in air strikes. The release was negotiated between the government and Boko Haram, with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss government acting as intermediaries, Shehu said.

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Security tight at Indian beach resort venue of BRICS summit

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 15 ( IANS ) Russia and India are firmly committed to fighting terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, while also hinting that Moscow has supported the Indian Army's recent cross-border surgical strikes at terror launch pads in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

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Oil prices fall despite Russian freeze call

Russia's state-controlledenergy giant Rosneft (OJSCY) climbed more than 5% today after it said it will not cap oil production as part of a possible agreement with OPEC . Qatar's energy minister said Russian Federation and other major oil-producing non-members would be invited to an OPEC technical meeting at the end of the month.


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