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Death toll in Pakistan police academy attack rises to 59

Citing initial reports, officials say the attackers, all of them suicide bombers, were receiving orders from their handlers in Afghanistan as they were mounting the attack. 165 people were injured in the attack and about 20 of them were critical. The attack was later claimed by the Islamic State group and the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

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Houses in Pat Toomey's neighborhood sprayed with anti-Republican graffiti

Democrats are counting on picking up Republican Senate seats, such as Toomey's, to regain control of the congressional chamber. Mr. Toomey said he has supported measures to bar gender-based discrimination, but that the bill in question would have been a "boondoggle" for trial lawyers.

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Oil prices mixed on OPEC squabbles ahead of planned production cut

But losses were limited as Iran said it would encourage other OPEC members to join an output freeze, noting that $55 to $60 a barrel was a fair price to balance the market, according to Reuters . All eyes now remain on the headlines from OPEC and non-OPEC producers on oil output cut issue. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, on a tour of oil-producing countries to boost support for the deal, said October 21 he's in favor of inviting the U.S.to the next OPEC meeting and creating an "alliance" ...

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UK to decide which airport expansion proposal to accept

The government confirmed there will be a compensation and mitigation package worth £2.6 billion for those impacted by the third runway. The Airports Commission, in its final report delivered in July a year ago, recommended that a third runway be built at Heathrow.

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Hungary: Orban Accuses EU of 'Sovietization,' Calls for Stronger Borders

Orban has led resistance to the stance taken by German Chancellor Angela Merkel , who has said European Union states have an obligation to share the burden of taking in refugees.He responded to the influx past year by sealing Hungary's southern borders with a razor-wire fence and deploying thousands of soldiers and police."As heirs to 1956 we can not allow Europe to cut the roots that made it great and helped us survive the Soviet suppression".

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Actress Shailene Woodley set for January trial in pipeline protest

But after the Morton County Sheriff's office in North Dakota contacted the U.S. Department of Justice requesting assistance for large scale crowd control, Mahoney answered the call to send trained officers to help assist in overseeing the protests.

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Demolition work begins in Calais 'Jungle' camp

Many of these migrants have been bussed from the camp to other regions in France. However, hundreds of migrants grew so frustrated at huge queues for buses, they decided the best course of action was to head back to the camp they had made their home.

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Forget about defence deal 'if I stay longer': Philippines Duterte tells US

His Chinese hosts were delighted to hear it, of course. "You are a son of a whore ..." Thus, he intends to invite the Japanese businessmen to invest in infrastructure development in the Philippines and in high-quality and modern public transportation.

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Mississippi: Call for investigation over 'noose put on black student'

The school district and the Stone County Sheriff's Office have not taken any action against the accused, he said, and 20 students have been interviewed. An NAACP spokeswoman told the Associated Press that the student returned to practice afterward. Earlier this year, a former University of MS student admitted to tying a noose and a Confederate flag around the neck of a statute of James Meredith, the black student who became a civil rights legend when he integrated the university in 1962.

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More Than 60 Killed In Attack On Police Academy In Pakistan

Provincial home minister Sarfaraz Bugti said the attackers first killed a sentry who was guarding the perimeter, and then entered the dormitories of the academy, where hundreds of cadets were present. Islamist militants also have a presence in the province, which borders Afghanistan. A major security operation lasted for hours as troops tried to evacuate trainees, with the Pakistani army now claiming that all the attackers are dead.

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Led coalition strikes target IS near Mosul

Iraqi forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been moving through small towns to the north, east and south of Mosul as they work their way closer to the city itself. Sunnis, who dominated Iraq under Saddam Hussein, accuse Shi'ite leaders of marginalizing them through sectarian policies, allegations Baghdad's Shi'ite-led government denies.

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Vatican: No More Scattering of Cremation Ashes

The guidelines do not represent a change the church's overall policy on burial and cremation, but rather underline "the doctrinal and pastoral reasons for the preference of the burial of the remains of the faithful and to set out norms pertaining to the conservation of ashes in the case of cremation" in light of the increasing popularity of cremation in many countries, according to the introduction of the document.

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John Kerry Says Yemen's Houthis Have Released 2 American Citizens

The unsuccessful attack on the USS Mason was the third in about a week targeting the destroyer and other US vessels. In a statement on the Wednesday U.S. Yemen's conflict began in 2014 when the Houthis allied with rogue army units and stormed Sana, pushing the internationally recognized government into exile.

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2-3 Pak soldiers killed in Indian retaliatory firing: Army

A Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and another were injured in heavy firing in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector on Monday. "Pakistani Rangers at around 1130 hrs opened fire with small arms followed by mortars in Suchetgarh sub-sector of RS Pura here", official spokesman here said.

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Pentagon seeks return of bonuses given to California National Guard

The California National Guard told the state's members of Congress two years ago that the Pentagon was trying to claw back re-enlistment bonuses from thousands of soldiers, and even offered a proposal to mitigate the problem, but Congress took no action, according to a senior National Guard official.

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Iraqi Forces Advance On Mosul; IS Militants Attack Western Iraqi Town

Kurdish forces announced a new push at dawn Sunday on Bashiqa northeast of Mosul where some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take the IS-held town. The Islamic State set a sulfur factory south of Mosul on fire in an attempt to slow Iraqi government forces pressing to retake control of the city, leading to civilian injuries and forcing US personnel at a nearby base to don gas masks as a precaution.

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Militant attack on Pakistan police academy kills 44

Numerous survivors were forced to jump from rooftops and over walls to escape the attackers. You may remember an attack on a hospital in Quetta killed scores of people just a few months ago. At least three explosions were reported at the scene by local media. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar lamented the loss of precious lives in the attack.

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Obama raises money for Clinton, boosts down-ballot Democrats

But in recent days, Mr. Obama has expanded that ambition, working to translate Mr. Trump's setbacks into gains for Democrats across the country. A fiery Obama, who periodically led chants of "Heck no!" accused GOP leaders of tolerating conspiracy theories about his birth and paving the way for Trump's rise.

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Pakistan v West Indies: Two late wickets put hosts on top

Pakistan are in a commanding position in the second Test against the West Indies in Abu Dhabi , and could look to have it wrapped up with a day to spare. Earlier, Misbah had missed out on his 11th Test century by just four runs, but Sarfraz Ahmed (56) and Mohammad Nawaz (25) added 70 for the seventh wicket to ensure Pakistan crossed the 450-run mark.

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Candidates clash in battlegrounds as Trump path narrows

Little more than two weeks before Election Day, Hillary Clinton is poised for success where it counts: the Electoral College. At last week's debate with Clinton, Trump challenged a cornerstone of American democracy by refusing to commit to honoring the result of the USA election.

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Williamson County shatters record for first day of early voting

But in this area more than nearly any other, America's radically decentralized system of elections makes generalizations perilous. While you are at the voting location, all you'll have to do is a sign a form that says you had a reasonable impediment to getting an ID.

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Nobel Prize Academy Member Calls Bob Dylan 'Arrogant'

Critics have suggested that he should refuse the award, even though the Nobel committee wouldn't acknowledge it. This undated photo provided by Sony BMG, shows musician Bob Dylan . "It will be a big party in any case and the honor belongs to him". The academy announced that it had given up trying to reach the elusive artist. Danius said: "I have a feeling that he will get in touch".

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Measures should be taken to ensure gender equality: Modi on triple talaq

The Prime Minister expressed confidence in BJP saying that he is certain people of UP would give absolute majority to the BJP in the UP Assembly elections next year. In UP there are those who are more bothered about family issues & there are those who only want power. Talking about the coming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Narendra Modi said, "In the coming polls, the picture is very clear".

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Russia: Humanitarian Corridors in Syria's Aleppo Still Open

Lavrov on Friday accused fighters from the Fateh al-Sham Front and influential Islamist Ahrar al-Sham group of obstructing the departure of civilians and combatants prepared to leave, saying they used "threats, blackmail and brute force".

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ISIS claims responsibility for terror attack on Pakistan police academy

The al Qaeda-linked militant group has repeatedly carried out deadly attacks on the country's Shiite Muslim minority in recent years. He said they were most likely from the banned Lashker-e-Jhangvi Al-Almi militant group affiliated with al-Qaida and the Taliban.

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Spain's Socialists will not approve new Rajoy-led government's budgets

The development came two days after Spain's Socialists made a decision to stop opposing Rajoy and his Popular Party (PP) in the parliament and let the party govern alone. Parliament speaker Ana Pastor said the investiture session would start on Wednesday. But they will then abstain in a second and final vote, expected on Saturday.

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Michael Moore Calls Trump Voters 'Legal Terrorists'

He paints white life in OH and MI nearly as bleakly as Trump portrays urban black America, but Moore is reflecting that perspective rather than cruelly projecting it: He talks about post-industrial whiteness just like post-industrial white folks do.

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Will he chew gum? Japan wary of Philippine leader's visit

Strategically, Duterte's visit puts Tokyo in a hard position. But it's his bloody war on crime-and the rhetoric that backs it-that has drawn the most criticism since he took office in June . "I look forward to the time when I no longer see any military troops or soldier in my country except the Filipino soldiers", Duterte said prior to his departure to Japan .

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Fiat Chrysler posts 3Q profit

For the group as a whole, third-quarter net revenue was more or less flat €26.83 billion, compared with €26.80 billion in the same period last year, but adjusted Ebit rose to €1.5 billion from €1.17 billion last year. CEO Sergio Marchionne told an analyst conference call that the production lulls wouldn't be fully offset by the transition to SUVs and trucks until 2018.

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Pickup trucks score poorly in headlight tests

As previously reported, IIHS headlight testing includes high- and low-beam performance on straight roads and curves. Researchers say poorly designed headlights not only make it hard for drivers to see their surroundings but they also create risky conditions for drivers in oncoming traffic.

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Police academy attacked, more than 20 killed

Major General Sher Afgan, chief of the paramilitary FC in Balochistan, which led the counter-operation, said (as quoted by Dawn ) that "the attack was over in around three hours after we arrived". Local media reported at least three explosions at the scene. ISIS claimed that attack, but so did a faction of the Afghan Taliban. Security forces were searching for other gunmen that might have holed up inside the training center.

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France confirms death of five people in aircraft crash in Malta

Some of the burning wreckage landed on the airport perimeter road. The French defence ministry said that the plane three of those who died were its employees. In the videos from the airport, the plane is seen in flames as smoke fills up the sky. The airport was closed for four hours while debris was cleared, delaying more than a dozen flights, according to a notice on the airport website.

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McMullin surge threatens to squeeze Trump's already narrow path to victory

McMullin drew loud applause when he said, "A real conservative, when they see somebody else being attacked for their religion or because of their race, a real conservative will stand up and protect other people". Many of Trump's messages don't resonate well in Utah, which McMullin attributes to aspects of Utah culture. Still, supporters like Eagle resident Eric Olson are encouraged to have a candidate worthy of support.

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France begins clearing 'Jungle' migrant camp

Police vans and fire engines had gathered close to the rat-infested slum as migrants and refugees queued in the dark to register for accommodation centres elsewhere in France after being told they must leave the camp or risk arrest and deportation.

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Maggie's death scene leaked in alternate Walking Dead clip

When Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) finally ended his unsafe game of "eenie meenie miney moe" and revealed Abraham as the unfortunate victim, fans were sad for Abe but were also glad that Glenn was safe. " The Walking Dead " has resumed airing with season seven and the cliffhanger from the previous season, which was about who Negan ( Jeffrey Dean Morgan ) killed before season six ended has finally been answered and it's not good.


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