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US Considering Retaliation for Missile Firing at Navy Ship

National Security Council spokesman Ned Price, quoted by CNN . The U.S.is weighing what military response it should take against Yemen-based Houthi rebels, who U.S. The U.S., however, requires significant analysis before launching strikes on a location where there could be innocent civilians. Saudi forces responded to the missile attack by attacking the launch site, the statement added.

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Canada free-trade deal on rocks

The parliaments of the French-speaking region of Wallonia, which voted in its seat at Namur after that of the Brussels capital region earlier this week, risk killing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). He warned that killing the deal would send " a very clear message. that Europe is not productive ". Poorer, industrial Wallonia has grown increasingly protectionist in stark contrast to richer, Dutch-speaking Flanders, which eagerly embraces globalisation.

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Kerry says Yemen's Houthis have released 2 American citizens

Two U.S. officials confirm that the USS Mason was targeted by another missile attack on Saturday and that the ship was not hit. The destroyer USS Mason fired defensive countermeasures in response to what may have been incoming missiles.

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Saudi Arabia blames Yemeni source for funeral bombing

An inquiry has blamed "non-compliance with coalition rules of engagement" and "the issuing of incorrect information". It added: "While military personnel and civilian officials involved in the war effort were attending the ceremony, the clear presence of several hundred civilians strongly suggests that the attack was unlawfully disproportionate".

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Rubio Supports Trump, But Wishes 'We Had Choices for President'

Now-Clinton deputy communications director Christina Reynolds said after Rubio's announcement in April 2015 : "He gives a good speech, and sounded much more reasonable, populist and accessible than much of the rest of the GOP field". But Rubio didn't have any easy options. Trumpers will never support him because of amnesty, but by sticking with Trump now, he can tell them if he wins the nomination in 2020 that his loyalty to Trump in the general election after a bitter primary deserves to be ...

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NY bomb suspect accused of trying to kill cops to be arraigned

Ahmad Khan Rahami Appears in court For the Fist Time after Injuring more than 30 in NY Bombing and Attempting to set off another bomb in NJ. Rahami, a naturalised U.S. Rahami is also charged with firing at four other police officers who responded after a manhunt in the state. Authorities have declined to provide details on Rahami's medical condition, citing privacy laws.

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Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahimi pleads not guilty

Rahami will appear in court via a video feed, from his hospital room. Ahmad Khan Rahimi, 28, a USA citizen who was born in Afghanistan, lay in a medical bed, his arms covered with a blanket and his head propped up with a pillow, as Judge Regina Caulfield read the state charges against him.

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Amid Syria's violence, diplomats produce ideas but no truce

Key global players, including the top diplomats from Russian Federation and the United States, will meet in Switzerland on Saturday for last-ditch talks aimed at ending Syria´s five-year war. After the Lausanne meeting, Kerry was to fly on to London on Sunday to brief his European allies on the new diplomatic path, which will focus on a smaller number of main players.

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World powers pledge billions of dollars for war-ravaged Afghanistan until 2020

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who signed the pact with Hekmatyar, told the Brussels conference: "Afghans can make peace, we will make peace, we are committed to constructive politics, not destructive politics". This year's conference was one of a series in which Afghanistan's progress on benchmarks, called the Tokyo Framework, was evaluated. Refugee women are seen washing dishes in the courtyard of an abandoned school used by Syrian and Afghan asylum seekers in Athens, Greece, July 1, 2016.

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Philippines drug crackdown prompts warning from ICC

He confirmed he had officially invited a United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions to investigate the drug killings. The rest were deaths in anti-drug police operations. Mr. Duterte said there was no proof that he ordered the killings, insisting that it was not a crime to threaten criminals with death. In his speech during the 115th anniversary of the Philippine Coast Guard, the President gave harsh words against human rights advocates threatening to file charges against ...

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Syrians help German police nab suspect

The German general prosecutor said that before detaining 22-year-old Jaber Albakr in Leipzig overnight, German police discovered 1.5 kg of extremely unsafe explosives in a flat in Chemnitz. "He also said that his flatmates have overpowered Albakr and tied him up, and that we should come to his apartment". Interior Minister Tomas De Maziere released a statement Monday saying: "The preparations in Chemnitz are similar from everything that we now know to the preparations for the attacks in ...

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Florida continues to battle Zika cases

Five people - two women and three men - have become infected in the new one-mile radius. Of those five, three people are residents to the area while the other two visited or worked there. South Florida is the only place so far in the continental USA with local Zika transmission. The Children's National Health System is collaborating with health officials in Colombia on a study to improve the identification of fetal birth defects in women infected by Zika to see whether MRIs offer better ...

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Trump accuses Clinton of being on drugs

A look at some things to know about her. Never before have there been husband and wife presidencies, with all the swirling interests and potential conflicts that sort of power couple would bring. Clinton aides will not confirm or deny the veracity of the messages. After an investigation, FBI Director James Comey announced in July that charges against Clinton were not appropriate.

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New accounts emerge alleging Trump of groping, forcibly kissing women

Asked about last week's leaked tape, she suppressed tears, saying, "I have a daughter now and it's really hard because you think of sending your little daughter out there with men like that who think like that". One recalled him saying something like, "Don't worry, ladies, I've seen it all before". McCraw said the NYT is ready to fight the case in court if Trump believes that those who "dare" to criticise him should stay silent or be punished.

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United Kingdom lawsuit challenges British PM Theresa May on Brexit

The pound lost one per cent of its value during the House of Commons debate on leaving the European Union yesterday, slumping to its lowest point when Brexit Secretary David Davis gave a speech where he refused to lay out details of the United Kingdom government's negotiation plans.

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Can't have two views on terror, Modi tells Xi

Indian media has not taken well to the fact that Russian Federation rejected Indian propaganda against Pakistan and China did not back Indian bid for participation in Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) in BRICS summit. Replying to questions whether China has softened on its stand on India's NSG membership, Swarup said, "This shows there is dialogue, a good strategic dialogue".

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Iraqi comments on Bashiqa camp 'dangerous and provocative': Turkish PM

The coming Islamic State insurgency in Iraq coincides with rising regional tensions between Iraq and Turkey . Around 1,000 Turkish troops are stationed near Mosul to protect what Ankara calls "Turkish interests", which include training Kurdish and Sunni forces to fight IS.

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Kate Middleton plays pleb for a day, flies on a commercial airline

The pearls belonged to the subject of Vermeer's famous painting Girl With A Pearl Earring , which the Duchess visited at the Mauritshuis Museum . Art history graduate Kate was seen posing in front of the famed " Girl With A Pearl Earring ".

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Nigeria's president says his wife belongs in the kitchen

The youth frontier advised the president and his team to settle down for real governance and impact dividends of democracy to the yearnings of Nigerians instead of the far cry of domesticating Nigeria's problem on the pages of newspapers. During a press conference, Buhari told reporters, "I don't know which party my wife belongs to". Buhari on Friday responded to his wife's remarks during a BBC interview in which she said that she may not back him in the next election in 2019.

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We can not afford differences on terrorism: PM Modi tells Xi Jinping

At the meeting, Mr Xi also disclosed that a second round of dialogue between the two countries will be held soon on India's bid for membership of the elite NSG in which New Delhi hopes "differences" will be narrowed down. While China has insisted on a criteria-based process, the clubbing together with Islamabad's application is certain to spike India's chances - since the global community will find it hard to let Pakistan become a member of NSG owing to its poor record on nuclear proliferation.

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Former 'Apprentice' contestant accuses Trump of sexual assault

The Palm Beach Post reported October 12 that, according to Mindy McGillivray , 36, Trump groped her while she was helping a photographer at his Mar-a-Lago estate 13 years ago during a Ray Charles concert. Just as the Times story was being published, more woman were coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment by the Republican standard-bearer.

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Wolff: Hamilton still has 'every chance' of title

Hamilton then botched his start on Sunday - falling six places to eighth - before calling on Mercedes to withdraw their post-race protest against Max Verstappen, which could have promoted him to second, while at 40,000 feet. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, who inherited victory in Malaysia after Hamilton's engine caught fire, took sixth ahead of the Force Indias of Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg.

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Russian airstrikes in Aleppo continue to bleed civilians

At least 30 people were killed Thursday when a auto bomb tore through a rebel checkpoint in Syria's northern province of Aleppo , opposition activists said. Secretary of State John Kerry in Switzerland to discuss efforts to find a peace deal in Syria. The location is a major conduit for traffic between northern Syria into Turkey close to the city of Azaz, a stronghold of Turkish-backed moderate Syrian rebel fighters in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo near the town of Azaz.

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New York Times Doubles Down on Trump Attack

Her voice close to cracking with emotion, Obama said, "This was a powerful individual speaking freely and openly about sexually predatory behavior, and actually bragging about kissing and groping women, using language so obscene that many of us were anxious about our children hearing it when we turn on the TV".

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Philippines invites United Nations rights expert to probe killings

Philippines is a State Party to the ICC giving the said Court jurisdiction over genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed on the territory or by nationals of the Philippines since 1 November 2011, the date when the Statute entered into force in the Philippines.

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U.S. weighs response to Yemen rebel missile attack on ships

The United Arab Emirates late Monday strongly condemned an attack on a US warship off the coast of Yemen earlier this week, holding the Shia Houthi militia and its allies responsible. "The Houthis have said publicly before that they would target any ships in that area that were supporting the coalition against them", Davis said.

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Dodgers start Kike Hernandez at 2B for NLCS Game 1

After Jon Lester got off to a quick start in the first inning and retired the side easily, the Cubs' offense got on the board quickly. Jason Heyward lashed a triple into the right field corner to start the inning, and with a drawn in infield, Javier Baez lofted a shot just over Corey Seager's glove to score Heyward and give the Cubs a 2-0 lead.

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Europe barred by Federation Internationale de Football Association from bidding for 2026 tournament

In effect it is too late to drive through much of a change before the 2026 World Cup but it is likely that the expansion finals would have to be cohosted through sheer practical necessity. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said it's one of his "priorities" to resolve the dispute. Infantino urged both sides "to come with an open mind, and a constructive attitude".

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Typhoon Leaves 2 Dead, Strands Thousands in Philippines

A 79-year-old farmer suffered a heart attack while another was found along the shores in Catanduanes province Saturday as the storm, locally named Karen, hammered the Bicol region, Rappler reported on its website, citing police and regional disaster officials.

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Sturgeon warns of possible Scottish independence referendum

SNP ministers at Holyrood will seek "substantial additional powers", Ms Sturgeon said, including powers for Scotland to agree its own global deals with other nations and powers over immigration. The SNP leader, who addresses her conference in Glasgow tomorrow, said those in the British Government who accused her of bluster in threatening an independence referendum were "very daft".

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Bill Clinton: I was proud of my wife

The president chided Trumpfor claiming the election is rigged against him, and he asserted that the Republican poses a risk to the American political system. Referring to a recent surfacing of a decade-old video in which Trump is seen making lewd remarks about women, Clinton said now the whole world has heard how he treats women and what he thinks of women.

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Storm gathering intensity off Northwest coast

Nehalem Bay Fire and Rescue Chief Perry Sherbaugh cautions Pacific Northwest coast residents and visitors to stay inside, don't go storm chasing, keep your pets with you and let emergency crews do their jobs. Several school districts across the region delayed start times because of the weather. According to the Associated Press, Portland General Electric reported that more than 4,000 customers were without power at 5 a.m.

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Trump Says Clinton Should Take Drug Test Before Next Debate

Either Trump "is so deluded at this point that he thinks this could actually work", Scala said , or "he wants his followers to keep following him after this election is over". "Obviously I should have gotten some rest sooner", she said on CNN . Trump offered no evidence to support the freakish claim. "She could barely reach her auto".

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Saudi-led coalition says it 'wrongly targeted' Yemen funeral

At least 140 people were killed , a lot of them civilians, in the attack on 8 October - one of the single worst death tolls in the two-year conflict. was "deeply grateful". The state-run Oman News Agency said two Americans "held" in Yemen were released and flown to the sultanate following negotiations between Omani officials and "Yemeni authorities" in the capital, Sanaa, which is controlled by the Houthis and their allies.

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Jim Prentice: Former Canadian minister and Alberta premier dies in plane crash

Six Transportation Safety Board investigators arrived at the crash scene Friday near Winfield, about 18 kilometres north of Kelowna. TSB spokesman Bill Yearwood said the aircraft, which was built in 1974, was completely destroyed and there was a fire after the crash.


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