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North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

In July, the North cut off its only remaining official channel of diplomatic communications with the United States in retaliation for American sanctions against its leader, Kim Jong Un. In February, China's chief nuclear envoy Wu Dawei traveled to Pyongyang but produced no breakthrough in efforts to stop Pyongyang's provocative acts and bring it back to the negotiating table.

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Air India operates world's longest non-stop flight, beats Emirates

It took nearly tow hours lesser due to tailwinds which blow in the same direction as the direction of travel, thus helping the aircraft move faster. "By the time we landed in San Francisco, it was 6.30am on October 16", one of the pilots told the newspaper.

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SP feud: Mulayam, Akhilesh exchange heated words

As the family feud worsened in the Yadav family, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam called a crucial meeting at his residence. Shivpal Yadav who was sacked as minister earlier today, was seen attending the meeting at Mulayam's house in his personal auto and not in the official cavalcade.

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Heavy shelling on LoC in Jammu all night

The incident occurred on around 9:35 on Friday night, when Pakistani Rangers opened fire on Indian positions to cover an infiltration attempt near the LoC. Pakistani Rangers also started unprovoked fire in Kathua, Samba and Paragwal sectors of Jammu and befitting and caliberated reply was given by fearless BSF troops, he said.

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Ratan Tata appointed interim Chairman of Tata Sons, Cyrus Mistry sacked

In a major shakeup, Tata Sons has removed Cyrus Mistry from the post of Chairman. The search committee comprises of Ratan Tata, Venu Srinivasan, Amit Chandra, Ronen Sen and Lord Kumar Bhattacharya. Ratan Tata will be the interim Chairman, the board announced in a statement. "When I assumed office as the group chairman, I was acutely aware of a few things".

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USA military detects failed North Korean missile launch

U.S. Strategic Command said the test was for a Musudan intermediate missile. In response to Saturday's launch, the South Korean military made it clear that the North yet again violated United Nations resolutions that prohibit the regime from testing any technology related to ballistic missiles and said it was maintaining heightened vigilance.

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Sterling bounces back after Theresa May's pledge on Brexit

Opposition lawmakers -and some from May's Conservative Party - say Parliament should be given a say in approving Britain's negotiating terms with the European Union before talks begin. But the issue has split the Conservatives, and Tory lawmakers loudly heckled one another during the afternoon-long debate. Theresa May has bowed to pressure and committed to holding a parliamentary debate on Brexit before triggering the Article 50 European Union exit mechanism.

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UNESCO to revisit Al Aqsa resolution after Mexico changes its stance

But the UNESCO chief says that "nowhere more than in Jerusalem do Jewish, Christian and Muslim heritage and traditions share space". The site includes the Western Wall, a remnant of the biblical temple and the holiest site where Jews can pray.

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Fatal tour bus crash near Palm Springs

Authorities shut down the freeway in the aftermath of the incident. USA Holiday regularly carries passengers from the Los Angeles area to Southern California casinos. Officials said the bus did not have seat belts. Abele said it was not known if alcohol, drugs or fatigue played a role in the crash about 100 miles east of Los Angeles .

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Calls to change 'oppressive' equality law after Ashers lose 'gay cake' case

This morning, the discrimination ruling was upheld by the Court of Appeal. "We accept that it was the use of the word "Gay" in the context of the message which prevented the order from being fulfilled". He said it sabotaged "democratic freedom, spiritual freedom and free speech". Thanking all the family's supporters, he ended his comments with a passionate declaration of his Christian faith.

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Pence visits firebombed Republican office in North Carolina

In another rally that same day - this time in Albuquerque, New Mexico - Pence repeated the line, adding that they intend to ensure that "justice has been done". It was a noticeable, if subtle departure from Trump's tacit invitation for freelance, vigilante poll monitoring. While Pence offered no specific solutions on how to defeat terrorism, he made more concrete promises about how a Trump administration would tackle domestic policy and the economy.

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Dyn: DDoS Attack Powered Mainly by Mirai Botnet

Issues with Amazon Web Services, a cloud hosting provider relied on by many popular sites, also occurred this morning. Because of this DDoS attack, Dyn's DNS servers weren't able to resolve DNS queries for the aforementioned services, and users couldn't access those websites, because their browsers and apps couldn't resolve the "domain.com" text into an IP address where they needed to connect.

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Iraq PM rejects Turkish assistance in Mosul offensive

In response, the normally mild-mannered Iraqi prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, warned last week of a military confrontation between Turkey and Iraq. Further action was under way to seize a neighbouring Christian village, Karamless. Raqa 550 kilometres northeast of Damascus on the Euphrates River, near the Turkish border and home to more than 200,000 people, became in March 2013 the first provincial capital in Syria to fall into the hands of rebels, at the time Al-Nusra Front, then ...

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Justice Department faults San Francisco police for violence against minorities

Woods' shooting sparked protests and eventually led to the resignation of then-Police Chief Greg Suhr in May. Suzy Loftus, the president of the San Francisco Police Commission, which oversees the department, said the commission had already asked department leaders to create a matrix of how and when reforms were being implemented.

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Akhilesh, Shivpal trade charges while their supporters clash outside party headquarters

Meanwhile, supporters of both Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle Shivpal, engaged in sloganeering outside the party office. Raju Yadav, a legislator from Mainpuri, quoted the Chief Minister as saying that he was not intending to split the Samajwadi Party as it belonged to " Netaji " - as Mulayam Singh is popularly known.

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Defeated ISIS fighters from Mosul may enter Europe: EU security chief

Lt Gen Talib Shaghati told reporters at a military base that up to 6,000 Isil fighters are inside the city. "There's no question. They can even see the news reports showing the tanks coming at them, showing the tens of thousands of Iraqi forces".

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Clinton calls Trump a 'sore loser'

Conway conceded on Meet the Press that Trump is behind Clinton in several national polls , but she said that Clinton is relying on the negative campaign funded by her war chest, while Trump just has to focus on the issues. Clinton leads 55-35 percent among women, and has doubled her lead to 32 points among college-educated white women - a group strongly critical of Trump's response to allegations of inappropriate behavior.

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Alan Pardew: 'Scoreline flattered Leicester City'

But it was also a good battle of the voices in the stands, with Palace fans giving as good as they got from the noisy home support. Will hope that's enough for him to keep his place in the side at Tottenham next Saturday. "The first 20 minutes we had difficulties because Palace started better than us and had more control of the ball, but after 20 minutes we grew up a lot and pressed, and made a good performance".

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Putin in Turkey to push energy deals despite Syria crisis

The presidents of Russia and Turkey agreed on a long-delayed natural gas pipeline and continued healing a rift between the two countries stemming from the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey previous year. "We are discussing the Turkish Stream with Erdogan and our other partners and we want to bring this about". "We can consider Putin's visit as a good opportunity for the two countries to develop their cooperation in all aspects and exchange views about regional and worldwide ...

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Turkey 'obliged' to press on to Syria's al-Bab, Erdogan says

I am saying this very clearly: they will not have a single place to find peace overseas". Turkish artillery also hit near Afrin, a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria , he said, adding that his forces have not retreated but that Turkey's actions allowed Islamic State fighters to wage a counteroffensive.

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United Nations chief urges independent investigation of Yemen attacks

Speaking to reporters, USA officials confirmed that two missiles had been fired from Yemen at the USS Mason but that neither had struck the ship. Also on Monday, the Riyadh-led coalition accused the rebels of firing a ballistic missile towards the southwestern Saudi city of Taif, hundreds of kilometres (miles) from the Yemeni border.

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Saudi Coalition Attack On Yemen Funeral Based On Bad Information: Investigator

The Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) said in the statement that the coalition's Air Operations Centre in Yemen also failed to obtain approval for the strike from commanders, a violation of protocol. In response, the US destroyed three radar installations in Houthi-controlled ports near the Bab al-Mandab strait on Thursday, in the first direct USA involvement in Yemen's war.

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New poll shows Clinton over Trump by double-digits

Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway , a longtime Republican pollster, admitted on Sunday that her candidate is now losing to Democrat Hillary Clinton . He has also stirred controversy by refusing to say that he will accept the result of the November 8 election no matter what, calling the process "rigged".

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Turkish says its artillery aiding Iraq Kurds

Iraqi security forces and Peshmerga - as the Kurdish fighters are known - have made progress and isolated Hamdaniya, a United States military official said in Baghdad, speaking on background. Over the last week, Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been battling IS in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages around Mosul, contending with roadside bombs, snipers and suicide truck bombs.

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French Police Begin Operation To Clear Calais Camp

The process, unfortunately, has been shambolic. Community Organiser for Citizens UK, George Gabriel welcomed the children's arrival in London but said he is concerned about the large numbers still in Calais . Britain has a legal duty to do so under the Dublin regulation, and the camp's flattening puts pressure on Britain's Home Office to meet its legal duties.

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State NFL roundup: Philip Rivers rallies Chargers past Falcons

Just about 20 seconds after the Seahawks hit a field goal to take a 26-24 lead over the Falcons with just under two minutes remaining, Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan put up a desperation throw on 4th and 10 thinking Jones could make a play.

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Air strikes, fierce fighting break 3-day Aleppo ceasefire: monitor

Serbia is seeking European Union membership but also has remained close to traditional Slavic ally Russian Federation. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the West was turning a blind eye to the al-Qaida militants blocking humanitarian aid deliveries to Aleppo and trying to shift the blame onto Moscow .

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This Is Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray's Response to 'Ae Dil ...' Truce

The move to officially call off the protests came after Johar, Producers" Guild President Mukesh Bhatt and Thackeray met the Chief Minister at his residence "Varsha' here this morning. "We haven't broken diplomatic ties with Pakistan, nor are we in the state of war, or have sealed our borders", the veteran actor said. The officials also informed that media that the film had five cuts which include some of the steamy scenes between Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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Chelsea 4-0 Man Utd

It was another mistake by Smalling that allowed Chelsea to extend its lead in the 21st minute. Juan Mata admitted Sunday's 4-0 Premier League defeat versus Chelsea was a painful experience for Manchester United. "The top teams play against each other so they have to lose points, so in the end we'll be around". Mourinho needs to find a solution to a few simple issues that have dented what was a good start up until the first global break, so much so that they have just only won once in the ...

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Belgium still holding up European Union approval of Canada trade deal

With the pact requiring the unanimous backing of the EU's 28 national governments as well as the endorsement of the European Parliament to take provisional effect in 2017, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders held out the possibility that the obstacle posed by his country would make its way onto the agenda of an October 20-21 gathering of EU leaders.

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Duterte distances Philippines from ally US

Kirby said the United States government would seek an explanation on the "separation" remarks. He said consensus-building is vital for bilateral relations to move forward amid differences, adding that China is committed to these principles as shown by its efforts to strengthen bilateral ties in the past 41 years.

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My heart goes out to Akhilesh Yadav, says BJP's Shatrughan Sinha

On Sunday, Akhilesh Yadav , 43, fired Shivpal Yadav , 61, as a minister in his government for the second time in a month. And even if they do make an uneasy peace today, is it all downhill for the party from here? "They don't want to see a weak SP under any circumstances", he alleged.The BSP chief, sources said, will now increase her Muslim outreach to club the community with Dalits and position herself squarely against the BJP.

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Los Angeles Rams fall to New York Giants in big London game

The defense is great, the special teams isn't bad, and the Rams always play well in the divisional play. After exchanging punts, the Giants would try to give their offense a little spark by inserting running back Paul Perkins into the game .

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Anti-terror police arrest man over London subway alert

Train commuters flocked to the street as armed police forced the man to the ground and quickly moved him to a nearby police station. Police said they are not looking for any other suspects in the case at the moment. In a statement, they added: "Work has been carried out and it has now been confirmed the device is not viable". London City Airport has now been declared safe after emergency services found no evidence of a suspected chemical incident.

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WikiLeaks Reveals Obama's Pre-Presidential Email Address In New Data Dump

As she prepared to flip-flop a year ago, her campaign press secretary apparently asked in one email if Clinton's "newfound position on Keystone (would be) greeted cynically and perhaps as part of some manufactured attempt to project sincerity?" The Clinton campaign has accused the whistleblowing organization of being in league with Russian Federation.


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