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Thais mourn king's death

Thousands of Thais have assembled at Bangkok's royal palace for late-night prayer to mourn King Bhumibol Adulyadej , who died on Thursday. The nation came to a halt on Friday afternoon as black-clad mourners gathered to witness the procession of His Majesty the King's body from Siriraj Hospital to the Grand Palace.

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Heathrow's third runway given green light

The new runway project, selected over a cheaper option to extend one of Heathrow's runways or build another runway at Gatwick, south of the capital, has in the past been criticised by Heathrow's biggest airline, British Airways, which objects to any big rise in charges it pays Heathrow.

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Somali pirates free 26 hostages after almost 5 years

Four Cambodians were among 26 members of a hostage boat crew released in Somalia on Saturday, according to organizations involved, which described the group as "the last remaining seafarers taken hostage during the height of Somali piracy".

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'Angelique Kerber vs. Simona Halep 2016 WTA Championships Pick, Odds, Prediction'

As the ball from Madison Keys' racket sailed long, setting up two break points for Simona Halep yesterday, a fan in the stands at the Singapore Indoor Stadium remarked: "Halep is very consistent". That's the most important thing, that I just couldn't return her pretty well. Angelique Kerber admitted she was relieved to come through her opening WTA Tour Finals clash against Dominika Cibulkova .

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Rain drenches Fontana on October 23; more showers possible on Monday, Oct

Snow levels will continue to be above pass levels. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 31. Most forecast models stall this band of rain right on top of the Northcoast Wednesday bringing steady rain for almost the entire day. Wednesday is when the next wet system is forecast to hit the Portland area with rain all day and a high of 58 degrees. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour in the afternoon.

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Trump rallies voters in Tampa

Also voting for Trump is Mary Ann Purkiser who wants her candidate to win and crack down on illegal immigration. "He's got a winery in Charlottesville and a golf course on the Potomac and probably doesn't want to give up here, but I don't know what sound political advisor would tell him that two weeks out in a state you're down by ten you should be spending any time, or really, any money", said Will Ritter, co-founder of the Richmond-based Republican ad agency Poolhouse.

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4 killed on river rapids ride at Australian theme park

The Herald understands the woman and one of her children were on the Thunder River Rapids ride at Dreamworld when the accident happened about 2.20pm local time (5.20pm NZT). "I was speaking to one of the guys and he said it was the raft or the boat thing in front of him - the whole thing flipped and everyone was screaming ", she said.

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Crews start dismantling French camp while migrants remain

The latest census by Help Refugees shows there are 49 unaccompanied children in the Jungle who are 13 years old or under, all of whom are eligible under the Dubs amendment for resettlement in the UK. A demolition team is due to begin dismantling the squalid settlement on Tuesday but bulldozers are not expected to be brought in. The migrants and refugees are being bussed to relocation centres elsewhere in France, where most hope to apply for asylum.

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Islamic State claims attack on Pakistani police college

A home ministry official said it was unclear what motive the group would have in attacking the police academy. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack in which at least 59 people were killed at a police academy in Pakistan.

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USA wants to keep alliance with Philippines: Pentagon chief

I can not do that. Why? "It's in the best interests of my country that I don't do that", Duterte told reporters in his hometown of Davao after returning from China. The President visited China capital Beijing at the invitation of Mr. Xi from October 18 to 21. "The declared shift in foreign policy, casting aside a long-time reliable ally to hastily embrace an aggressive neighbor that vehemently rejects worldwide law, is both unwise and incomprehensible", del Rosario said in a statement.

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Popular ACA plan premiums to soar next year

I buy my insurance directly. Window shopping for plans and premiums is already available through HealthCare.gov. Republicans pounced on the numbers as a warning that insurance markets created by the 2010 health overhaul are teetering toward a "death spiral".

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Third attack on U.S. vessels off Yemen in a week

Initially, a USA defense official said multiple missiles were fired at three ships patrolling global waters at around 3:30 p.m. ET. The ships "had indications of a possible inbound missile threat and deployed appropriate defensive measures" late on Saturday, said Capt Paula Dunn, a spokeswoman for United States navy forces central command, adding that all of the vessels and their crews were unharmed.

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Turkey: Coalition warplanes kill 20 Daesh militants in Syria

In a recent edition of its al-Naba online publication, the group said the coming battle for Dabiq was not the one in the prophesy. Activist Bereket Kar, told Al-Monitor : "Alawites, along with other ethnic and religious minorities such as Arab Christians, Armenians, Druze, Ismailis and also a majority of Sunni Syrian Arabs, do not wish to see an Islamic rule in Syria's future".

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59 dead, 117 injured in Pakistan where armed men attack police academy

Most of the dead were police cadets. Mr Haq said numerous trainees were killed when the gunmen detonated explosive vests. "No one will be allowed to disturb peace in the province that has been restored due to countless sacrifices of security forces, police and the people of Balochistan", Pakistan's Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said at the time.

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Quetta Terror Attack: 59 police recruits killed

The customs officers were targeted by gunmen riding a motorcycle, said Zainullah Baloch, a spokesman of the local police. The army chief is expected to visit a hospital to see the cadets injured in the attack. Health officials said over 116 have been wounded - mostly police recruits and some paramilitary troops. Authorities launched a crackdown against LeJ previous year, particularly in Punjab province.

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Trump Says Polls Showing Clinton Winning Are 'Phony.' His Argument Is Ludicrous

When Mitt Romney chose to get on the Never Trump train, the billionaire lashed out at him, blaming him for losing a winnable election. Trump campaigned in Florida this weekend and touted the work that he could do " along with a Republican House and Senate ", including an immediate repeal of Obamacare and "massive tax reduction".

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Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul against Isis

Officials have warned that the push to take Mosul could take weeks or month, with IS fighters appearing to be putting up stiff resistance in places. Four days into the assault, USA -backed government and Kurdish forces are steadily recovering outlying territory before the big push into the city itself, expected to be the biggest battle in Iraq since the 2003 US -led invasion.

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Third Heathrow runway gets green light

Last year, the Commission proposed two projects - a new runway for Gatwick and expansion for Heathrow airport, which concluded in a possible third runway at Heathrow. The official announcement is due to take place at 12.30pm but sources have revealed the expansion plans to the BBC . The proposal for a third Heathrow runway was recommended by a government-appointed commission in July 2015 but a decision was put on hold pending further investigation into the environmental impact.

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54% of Trump Voters Casting Ballots Against Clinton

Sosa's decision to vote for Clinton comes as the presidential race looks unusually tight in reliably red Texas . Republican-led efforts have made it more hard than ever before for disenfranchised Americans to vote; the upcoming election is the first in half a century to take place without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act.

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Supporters of Akhilesh Yadav and Shivpal Yadav clash outside headquarters

Both Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh arrived at the party office for the meeting called by the latter. The Samajwadi patriarch has also directed his Chief Minister-son to also reinstate the three other ministers he had sacked along with Shivpal Yadav on Sunday.

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Belgium saying Wallonia talks on EU-Canada deal progressing

Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday she remains hopeful that a landmark Canada-EU trade deal will be signed despite pushback from a region of Belgium. Canada has made no secret of its anger with Belgium and the EU. Canadian negotiators walked away from talks on Friday in a disillusioned state, with the country's trade minister openly questioning whether Europe is capable of reaching a deal.

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Former Alberta premier Prentice dies in plane crash

Many Albertans blamed the incumbent Conservative government, which at that point had been in power for 44 years, for not building up a bigger financial cushion during the boom years. The Cessna Citation took off from Kelowna with four people on board. Moskaluk described the damage at the site as "catastrophic" and said the RCMP will continue to secure the crash site, awaiting the arrival of the Transportation Safety Board.

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Spy held for passing vital information on Army to Pakistan

Bodh Raj was nabbed in near Jerda village as he tried to escape. Two Pakistani SIM cards and a map showing deployment of security forces was recovered from his possession. Singh suffered injuries and was soon evacuated and although he is being treated, his condition remains critical. Taking a strong note of atrocities committed by the Pakistan authorities on the people of occupied Kashmir (PoK), United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP) leader Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri on Saturday ...

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Heathrow decision shows United Kingdom can be successful after Brexit: May

The expansion, which will require the demolition of the entire nearby village of Harmondsworth, will increase the number of flights over London by nearly 50 per cent. "New York the city of lovely sky-scrapers, Paris the city of light, London the city of planes ". Cllr Warren Morgan, the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, said: "We're incredibly disappointed the government has made a decision to expand Heathrow rather than taking forward the opportunities for growth at ...

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Now, Cyrus Mistry denies filing caveats against Tata trusts

With the Tata Trusts turning their attention to the recent developments, strategic decisions across group companies were being elevated to the Tata Sons board. "In the interim, the board has requested me to perform the role of Chairman and I have agree to do so in the interest of stability of and reassurance to the Tata group".

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Iraqi Forces Battle ISIS in Western Town, Far From Mosul

Gen. Stephen Townsend, the American commander of the coalition effort against Islamic State, said in a press briefing with Mr. Carter in Erbil on Sunday. The rights office also restated its fears that IS will use civilians in Mosul as human shields as Iraqi forces fight to retake the city in an operation backed by a US-led coalition.

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Jay Z & Hillary Clinton: Is This The Collabo We've Been Waiting For?

Clinton appears to already have the support of Jay Z's protege Rihanna. The campaign hasn't released the exact time or location of the concert yet, but they will be distributing tickets on a first come, first served basis. The couple has performed for Democrats before, with Jay Z doing a concert with Bruce Springsteen in Columbus, Ohio, during President Barack Obama's re-election bid.

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Turkey mulls Iraq ground action amid IS threat

The Islamic State-run Aamaq news agency posted video that it said showed fighters attacking a military position north of Rutba on Sunday. An AFP journalist who visited the town confirmed that it was fully back in government hands, as did the local official responsible for the area.

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SA withdrawal from ICC warrants urgent Parliamentary debate - IFP

South Africa refused to arrest Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir, who has been indicted twice for war crimes and genocide by the ICC, when he attended an African Union summit in Johannesburg previous year. " South Africa's support for the ICC, after the country suffered through decades of apartheid, was an important step towards creating rights respecting societies around the world".

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Bruce Arians expects NFL to give 'BS' explanation on blocked FG non..

It might be forgivable if its starting quarterback wasn't considered one of the best in the NFL . "It's certainly not something we're happy about". Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Chandler Jones (55) celebrates his defensive stop with teammate Markus Golden (44) during the second half of a football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump stump in battleground states

That would leave him only a razor-thin pathway to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House on November 8. So now in two weeks we'll all be heading to the voting booths across this country to do our patriotic duty as American citizens & cast our vote hopefully for the only candidate that is truly for total equality & that candidate is Hillary Clinton .

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War in SP: Akhilesh Yadav supporters demand his return as UP chief

Fuelling speculations that the party was headed for a split, ugly scenes unfolded in full public view during which Mulayam Singh sided with his younger brother Shivpal Yadav and friend Amar Singh. "Why drag him in all this?" "All is well in the party and the Mulayam family". All workers are united. "There is not "matbhed" (difference) or "manbhed" (ill feelings) among our leaders", Yadav said.

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Shivaay star Ajay Devgn fears losing stardom

There is no war between us. I do my work and don't interfere in anyone's life. Shivaay Trailer 2: With less than 5 days to go for the release of Ajay Devgn's Directorial Debut movie " Shivaay ", to better explain the movie, Ajay Devgn dropped another Trailer of the movie and this proves him right.

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Arrested During Protests at North Dakota Pipeline Over the Weekend

Red Warrior Camp spokesman Cody Hall confirmed those numbers and said more people were arriving. "This is being termed a riot today because the individuals know they are criminally trespassing", said Capt. Hennepin County officials said in a news release Monday that the Twin Cities agencies are assisting "in maintaining the public's safety, preserve the peace, and protect the constitutional rights of protesters" in North Dakota.

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Minnesota deputies sent to North Dakota to help with protests

This weekend, 128 protesters have been arrested . Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier says authorities put out a call for help earlier this month and several states are sending officers, though he would not say if the goal was to remove the protesters.


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