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59 killed in Pakistan police academy carnage

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. In August, a suicide bombing at a Quetta hospital claimed by both Daesh and a faction of the Pakistani Taliban killed 73 people, including numerous city's lawyer community who had gone there to mourn the fatal shooting of a colleague.

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BSF jawan killed in Pak shelling along border

According to official sources, Pakistan began shelling BSF posts as well as civilian areas in Abdullian, Karotana Khurd and Tubewell at RS Pura around 10pm on Sunday, with heavy firing continuing till Monday morning. The jawan was hit with a splinter in his neck at a post in R S Pura and was shifted to GMC hospital, where doctors declared him dead, the senior BSF officer said.

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Nobel Academy Member Calls Bob Dylan 'Arrogant' After Silence Over Prize

Bob Dylan's failure to acknowledge his Nobel Prize for literature is "impolite and arrogant", according to a member of the prize-giving body. His website briefly called him "the victor of the Nobel Prize in literature", but the reference has since been deleted.

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Hong Kong court sees chilling video describing torture

On day two of Rurik Jutting's trial for the alleged murder of two women in late 2014, jurors at the former British colony's high court were shown shocking excerpts of mobile phone footage filmed by the defendant. Jutting cut Mujiasih's throat that night. Police found Mujiasih with cuts on her neck and buttock, and she was certified dead at the scene. He looked into the camera and said: "My name is Rurik Jutting ".

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Australian gets 15 years prison for abusing girls in Bali

Judge Sukanila said Ellis had also damaged the image of Bali as a tourist destination, which could lead to a decrease in income for Indonesia. He would bathe them in exchange for gifts and money, sometimes paying for a motorbike for a girl's family or for dental braces.

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Priyanka takes part in strategy session of UP Cong leaders

Her close resemblance to her grandmother Indira and her ability to speak her mind in fluent heartland Hindi, without hemming and hawing, are what the party's poll strategist Prashant Kishor wanted exploit in the Uttar Pradesh elections, it was said.

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Saints analysis: It was the classic "if only" game

Steven Nelson finished with nine tackles from his cornerback spot. Perhaps a touchdown or field goal wouldn't have vaulted New Orleans to victory, but it definitely would have continued to unsettle the already-listing Chiefs, who were having difficulty stopping New Orleans in the second half.

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Kerala crime Branch to probe Vigilance DGP's phone tapping

The DGP, however, said he had not seen the complaint sent by Thomas. Eavesdropping on politicians and officials was not the government's policy. If any officer has tapped the phone calls without permission, he would face action, he added. However, the government will give all support for the smooth functioning of his activities and full freedom has been given to him. Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala said the controversy unleashed by the allegations of illegal phone tapping reflected ...

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Germany re-opens review of Chinese takeover of Aixtron

The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy has withdrawn its clearance certificate towards Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund LP, as an indirect shareholder of Grand Chip Investment GmbH. The proposed acquisition of Aixtron is part of a wave of Chinese offers for German technology firms that has raised concern in the government. It wants to keep all that technology in Germany with good reason.

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Man found guilty of murdering Adrian Greenwood

It also included Mr Greenwood, aged 42, whose body was discovered by his cleaner inside home in Iffley Road, Oxford, the day after the killing. Danaher, of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, denied murder, claiming the frenzied knife attack which left his victim with 36 injuries was in fact an act of self defence, but was today convicted following a three-week trial at Oxford Crown Court.

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Border villages evacuated as Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire

The injured soldiers were evacuated to a hospital in Jammu where one of them died late last night. A BSF official said the sniping incident came after a pause of nearly 15 months. As per reports by ANI , Rajouri schools have been shut as precautionary step after heavy shelling from Pakistan side, affecting education of students.

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UKIP leadership contest row sparked by 'far-right' claims

She said Ukip needs to shed its " toxic " image, warning it risks becoming a Donald Trump-style party under the leadership of Nigel Farage allies. In her remarks, Evans alleged that "with me at the helm, I'm absolutely confident that we will be able to reach out to voters on both the left and the right of politics", adding that "perhaps at times there's been a bit too much testosterone in Ukip ".

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Demolition Of France's 'Jungle' Migrant Camp Set To Begin

The move has prompted vehement protests from many local conservative and far-right politicians, saying they fear the consequences of having migrants in their towns. French President Francois Hollande announced last month that the camp will close before winter, with its estimated 6,500 inhabitants dispersed around the country.

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Lashkar-e-Toiba claiming responsibility for Uri attack, Posters appear in Pakistan

After the attack as many as 19 Indian soldiers lost their lives, angering the people of the country so much that government was under pressure to take some serious steps against the neighbouring country. The poster brags that 177 Indian soldiers were killed by the terrorists. The funeral is at Sadabahar Nursery near Bada Nala Nawab Chowk Girjakh Gujranwala.

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'IS has lost more than quarter of its territory'

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi has rejected any role for Turkish forces in the upcoming offensive on an Islamic State stronghold of Mosul , as tensions between supposed coalition partners escalate. Turkey-Iraq relations became strained after Ankara sent troops late past year to the region of Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul , to train anti-IS fighters there - a move Baghdad has since labeled a "blatant violation" of its sovereignty.

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Mormon Candidate Spelling Bad News for Trump in Utah

McMullin officially announced his candidacy in August, and his bid is being helped by a slew of anti-Trump Republican operatives who previously worked for Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and John Kasich. Finn highlighted three specific policy differences with Trump; overreach of executive authority, immigration and Syria . "People will have to decide as part of that movement if we do it or somebody else does it".

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Will accept United States presidential election result only 'if I win': Donald Trump

But the audience turned on him once his jokes got too serious. Earlier in the interview, Clinton said that because of being a former first lady and because of her involvement in President Obama's administration, she knows how hard the job of president is.

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Former Attorney General Ashcroft: This Quid Pro Quo Offer Looks Pretty Illegal

The information comes just as the United States presidential election pulls into the final stretch, with Clinton maintaining a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump in most recent polls. McCauley and others ultimately rejected the request, but the interaction - which McCauley said lasted just minutes over maybe two conversations - has become the latest focal point of the bitter 2016 presidential campaign.

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Duterte seeking public smoking ban across Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will this month ban smoking in public, the health department said Wednesday, further strengthening some of the toughest tobacco regulation in Asia. Duterte has repeatedly threatened to pivot to China over the United States in the past, though this time he has an actual visit to Beijing on his travel schedule.

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Police Van Rams Protesters At Demonstration Against U.S. In Philippines

The police van reportedly driven by Police Officer 3 Franklin Kho of the Public Safety Battalion suddenly reversed then charged forward, twice hitting protesters. Asked if he panicked, Khu said: "Of course, our vehicle was overturning and if they seized control, they could run down other policemen". The main goal of the demonstration was to banish the USA troops from the country and to support Rodrigo Duterte's foreign policy regarding Philippine's dependency on the US, the country's ...

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Kuznetsova cuts her own hair during victory over Radwanska

The Russian can go to any extend to win her match - even hacking off her own hair during the middle of a match for a win. The tense battle for dominance see-sawed to the delight of some 4,000 fans in the stadium, but it was Radwanska who was handed a lesson by the Russian in the end, as Kuznetsova hung on to clinch the win 7-5 over the defending champion.

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Israel cries foul over UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem's religious sites

The board adopted the resolution by consensus Tuesday at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO chief Irina Bokova also distanced herself from the resolutions, saying in a statement that "nowhere more than in Jerusalem do Jewish, Christian and Muslim heritage and traditions share space".

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UNESCO adopts Jerusalem resolution despite Israeli objections

Last Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu complained that saying "Israel has no connection to the Temple Mount and Western Wall is like saying China has no connection to the Great Wall of China or Egypt has no connection to the pyramids".

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Scotland's First Minister Prepares New Independence Referendum

We intend to stay at its very heart where Scotland belongs. While the First Minister's aides said the new policies showed she was "getting on with the job" of governing Scotland, the issues of Brexit and the possibility of Scottish independence dominated the three-day SNP gathering, which concluded on Saturday.

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Japan wary over Philippine leader's policy, manners

China has been extremely unhappy about the heightened US military presence in the Philippines and is likely to welcome Duterte's unease with American troops. "Instead of serving as a military base for the United States to attack China, I think they are going to reduce their military ties to the United States, and expand their economic ties with China, and as a result, I think, the USA will eventually lose one of their key military outposts controlling China's trade on the South China Sea", ...

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Dozens killed in Islamic State attack on Pakistan police academy

He said the attackers belonged to the banned Lashker-e-Jhangvi Al-Almi group, an Islamic militant group affiliated with al-Qaida. In August, a suicide bombing at a Quetta hospital claimed by the Islamic State group and the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) killed 73 people, including numerous city's lawyer community who had gone there to mourn the fatal shooting of a colleague.

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Census 2016: IBM bid to settle with govt over stuff-up

During the inquiry, IBM Australia managing director Kerry Purcell revealed that he was in talks with treasury secretary John Fraser to reimburse the Commonwealth for the failure. "As a result, any assumption that Vocus was required to, or had implemented Island Australia or geoblocking including, without limitation... are inaccurate", Vocus said.

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Rezoning decision means Paisley Park can open permanently

The vote on the rezoning request was delayed as local residents voiced concerns about how the property would bring in traffic, according to city planning commission minutes. Another Paisley Park visitor, Erin Goedtel, described the tour as a celebration of Prince . " Prince's museum is going to outlive us all", said Joel Weinshanker with Graceland Holdings, which is overseeing the museum.

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'The sun came up' for Buckeyes, despite loss to Penn State

Let the news find you! Even though the loss stings, he said it is something the young members of the team need to experience and use to keep playoff hopes alive. Just days after stating he was 100 percent committed to Ohio State , five-star defensive back Shaun Wade (Jacksonville, FL / Trinity Christian Academy) reportedly scheduled an official visit to fellow recruiting juggernaut Alabama.

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United States claims Booz Allen employee stole 50TB of data

The complaint alleges that Martin, who had a top national security clearance, removed hard copy as well as digital copies of top secret classified documents, many of which were from 2014, from the government agency with which he was employed.

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Trump launches assault in Florida in last-ditch attempt to win swing state

Brewer lamented the "oppression of Donald Trump from all of these women" accusing him of inappropriate sexual conduct. - Add pollsters to the list of those Donald Trump says are "rigging" the election. Rubio has endorsed Trump, and he stood by him even as many other Republicans in tough races distanced themselves and even pulled their support. Gil Nalley of Northport lined up outside the amphitheater hours before the gates opened to see Trump for the second time.

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Pelosi urges end to Pentagon's clawback of soldier overpayments

The Los Angeles Times spoke with a number of soldiers affected by the error - which was made by Guard officials, not the soldiers themselves - who are struggling to repay debts of $15,000 or more and have little recourse, since protesting or failing to pay will result in interest and penalty charges, along with calls from debt collectors.

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Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej dead aged 88, country mourns

On Friday tens of thousands of his grieving subjects, many holding aloft portraits of the king, lined the route of a motorcade that bore his body to the royal palace in Bangkok from the hospital were he died at the age of 88. "I left home at 6 a.m.to come here". "I didn't ever want to hear this news although it couldn't be avoided". A steady stream of people was seen filing through when the gates were opened at noon.

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Broncos whole again after ending 2-game slide vs. Texans

The Houston Texans quarterback struggled mightily against Denver's top-ranked pass defense in a 27-9 Broncos victory at Mile High. He figured they would "be a little bit louder with the boos". Then, clinging to a 14-9 lead in the third quarter, Denver went 72 yards in seven plays with Devontae Booker capping the drive with a 1-yard blast.

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In Mosul Operation, ISIS Hit With More Airstrikes Than Ever Before

John Dorrian told NBC News. The center said 772 ISIS fighters had been killed and 23 detained, 127 vehicle-borne explosive devices destroyed, two bomb-making factories discovered and almost 400 improvised-explosive devices remotely detonated so far.


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