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Third runway for London's Heathrow

However, when contacted the airline directed all queries to its parent company International Airlines Group (IAG). Andy Cliffe, managing director of East Midlands Airport, said the debate highlighted the fact that aviation's role in connecting Britain to the world remained "vital for our economy".

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When IoT Attacks! Cams Caused Huge Internet Outage

The attack temporarily blocked several popular sites such as Reddit, Twitter , PayPal, Netflix and Spotify through smart home devices, including those made by the China-based company. Friday's internet outage alarmed security experts because it leveraged a new type of attack using simple webcams and other connected devices that often lack proper security.

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Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway admits: 'We are behind'

Trump was being booed at a charity dinner. DELAWARE, Ohio - Donald Trump kept floating the possibility Thursday that he'll challenge the results of the presidential election if there's a "questionable result", while teasingly promising to embrace the outcome "if I win".

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Map shows how many trick-or-treaters will knock on your door

Take extra precautions when crossing streets. "These guidelines were developed to ensure the safety of children during Halloween and are by no means exhaustive", BPD adds. "Being able to draw on a costume, choosing unique hats or wigs". Avoid flimsy, lightweight fabrics and costumes with billowing skirts or loose baggy sleeves.

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Russia says to extend moratorium on Aleppo air strikes

BEIRUT (AP) - Russia's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday it was keeping humanitarian corridors out of Syria's Aleppo open following accusations by the United Nations humanitarian chief that warring parties were obstructing medical evacuations from the eastern, rebel-held districts of the city.

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Donald Trump Backers Caught in Sting Over $2M Illegal Foreign Donation

It raises questions over whom exactly the Trump campaign is getting its donations from. He proposed laundering the money through his own company, Titan Strategies LLC , to hide the source of the funds. He stressed in an email that "any path we recommend is legal". "One thing he has to understand is, what you guys have to understand is: you can get credit, but don't overdo it with the influence", he said.

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Police deployed in Calais amid influx of young migrants

Some 1,264 adult migrants and refugees were taken by 33 buses to 55 accommodation centres across France, the French interior ministry said. Ahead of the first day of evacuations on Sunday night, migrants held protests and chanted "UK, UK, UK" as they threw rocks at riot police.

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Politicians to continue fight against third Heathrow runway

He added: "A third runway is undeliverable". "One new runway is not enough to give the United Kingdom the aviation capacity it requires to trade [with] the world successfully", said Adam Marshall, the director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, a business lobby group.

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Clinton appeared more 'presidential' as debates wore on

While the 2016 election has broken every political science rule and trend, we'd be surprised if this becomes one of them. That's a 9-point increase for Clinton and 7-point drop for Trump from a September poll . Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Prescott Valley, Arizona, Oct. 4. "Overall, the level of youth support for Hillary Clinton looks almost identical to youth support for Barack Obama in 2012", said Cathy Cohen, a professor of political science and founder of the Black ...

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Pakistani cadets ran, jumped from windows to flee militants

During the hours-long operation that followed, security forces killed one attacker, while two others died when they detonated the bombs they were carrying, he said . Police officer Khalid Khan says two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire early on Monday, killing officer Akbar Ali in the Charsadda district of Khayber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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Clinton's Syria plan will lead to WW3

Trump questioned how Clinton would negotiate with Russian President Vladimir Putin after demonising him. MOSUL "If Hillary Clinton ended the war and left troops behind, we wouldn't even be fighting for Mosul right now, OK". The two candidates will spend the remaining 15 days before the election criss-crossing the country in their bid to persuade undecided voters. Mr Trump said Mr Duterte's latest comments showed "a lack of respect for our country".

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IS says its fighters killed police cadets

One cadet told the press that three men, carrying Kalashnikovs, entered the dormitory of the college at around 11:10pm (local time) and started firing. Authorities launched a crackdown against Lashkar-e-Jhangvi previous year, particularly in Punjab province. Two others blew themselves up, he said .

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Day five: Pakistan near victory in second Test against West Indies

Bowling coach Roddy Estwick expects a positive approach to pay dividends for West Indies , as they enter today's final day of the second Test chasing a world record 456 to level the three-Test series. Since taking charge in October 2015, West Indies have lost eight and drawn three in Holder's time at the helm. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took 2-60 while seamer Rahat Ali got the prized wicket of Darren Bravo for just 13 when the left-hander played a lose cut and was caught at point Monday.

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Iraqi forces in 'diversion' battle with Islamic State

Thousands of refugees have escaped Mosul , but they represent a fraction of those still trapped under ISIS inside Iraq's second-largest city. The group was killed because they were struggling to keep up, likely because one of the girls who was ultimately shot dead had a physical disability, the rights office said.

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Mostly Clear Skies Continue

This is ahead of a trough of low pressure moving out of the Rockies and into western Kansas. Overnight lows will return to the low to mid 60s. The above normal temperatures have returned and will last well into next week. Wednesday night: Increasing clouds with a 30 percent chance of showers. Wednesday: Sunny with highs in the mid-70s. Lows in the mid-50s. Friday night: Mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.

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National intelligence director says non-state actor to blame for cyberattack

Russian Federation recently deployed mobile S-400 and S-300 missile batteries to Western Syria, which are capable of shooting down aircraft and cruise missiles. The US says resumption of those talks, which were hosted by China, requires North Korea to recommit to denuclearization. Despite repeated warnings and condemnation from the global community, the North has carried out tests on various types of missiles.

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Another Round Of Rain Ahead, Some Mountain Snow

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the evening. West wind 10 to 17 miles per hour. Thursday night: Rain. Low around 55. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

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Iraqi forces drive ISIS out of town near Mosul

Trump's comments came as the United States military is collaborating with Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), Kurdish Peshmerga troops, and thousands of Shiite militias known as the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), including some backed by Iran, to recapture Mosul , Iraq's second largest city and the last major ISIS stronghold in the country.

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The Season Premiere Of 'The Walking Dead' Was A Ratings Bonanza

It slaughtered all of its TV competition in the ratings, Entertainment Weekly reports . A big part of their success in ratings has to come from Talking Dead . After a summer of outrage from fans left hanging by the ending of the Season 6 finale - which didn't show who died - interest in the Season 7 opener was sky-high.

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Mosul Today: Iraq battles IS far from Mosul front lines

The meeting in Paris came as forces from Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service (CTS) retook areas close to the eastern outskirts of Mosul . The ultimatum by the Islamic State drove out the few hundred Christians who had stayed on when the group's hardline Sunni Muslim fighters overran Mosul a month ago, threatening Christians and the diverse city's other religious communities.

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Mosul: Islamic State is 'a brutal opponent', says U.S. general

In fact, by some measures, it's nearly a compliment: Hillary Clinton, a private citizen, four years removed from public office, has so much power and influence, she can apparently convince foreign governments to launch massive military operations - at a time of her choosing - simply to elevate her candidacy in a campaign she's already winning.

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Who will replace Ram Gopal Yadav as SP leader in Rajya Sabha?

Although journalists were told that both Shivpal, the state president of the party, and Akhilesh would be present at the news conference with Mulayam, the chief minister did not turn up. To a question whether he would take over the reins of the state from his son Akhilesh, the SP supremo said: "Why will I consider it now when Assembly elections are just few months away".

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Yogeshwar Dutt's 2012 Olympics bronze won't be upgraded to silver

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's chances of the London Olympics medal being upgraded from bronze to silver is all but over but Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) today claimed it was unaware of the development. Kudukhov, who won the silver medal at the London Olympics in the men's freestyle 60kg category, passed away in 2013 in a auto crash. He died the following year in a auto crash.

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United States says coalition laying groundwork to retake Raqqa from IS

Seeking to draw attention away from the Mosul campaign, ISIL has staged attacks in the northern city of Kirkuk and western town of Rutba in recent days . The U.S. -led coalition, which has been carrying out airstrikes in support of the Mosul operation, said five on Monday destroyed 22 fighting positions, eight tunnels and nine vehicles, one of which was rigged with explosives.

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Calais migrants facing uncertainty as they leave the Jungle

Authorities have begun processing and evicting refugees; destruction of the camp is slated to begin Tuesday. Numerous migrants hail from countries such as Afghanistan, Syria and Eritrea and had wanted to reach Britain, which bars majority on the basis of EU rules requiring them to seek asylum in the first European country they set foot in.

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Flipkart Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Baweja Quits

Sanjay Baweja quits two years after joining the company from Tata Comm. The company has started searching for his replacement. It isn't clear where Baweja is headed but the person quoted above said that "he (Baweja) is taking up a new opportunity".

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Workers say ex-AG Kane demoralized them; son seeks leniency

She and her husband are now estranged and share custody of them. Kane had clashed with Republicans politically - including for her refusal to defend the state's ban on gay marriage, which was eventually overturned by a federal judge - and lawmakers tried unsuccessfully to oust her from office.

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Talks continue on Wallonia block over EU-Canada deal

Trudeau is still planning to fly to Brussels on Thursday to sign the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, according to a spokesperson. Politicians in Wallonia , which is smaller than the US state of New Jersey, argue that the proposed CETA accord - short for Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement - would undermine labor, environment and consumer standards.

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Venezuelan opposition MPs demand Maduro trial

Pope Francis "urged [the parties] to show courage in pursuing the path of honest and constructive dialogue", the Vatican said in a statement . After the meeting, a Vatican official announced that representatives of the government and the opposition would be meeting in a few days for a conversation mediated by the Vatican .

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CA congressman drafting legislation to combat re-collection of bonuses

The majority of those cases come from California, where state guard officials OK'd bonuses to many soldiers who didn't qualify in a bid to meet reenlistment quotas. "When she pleaded guilty, Jaffe admitted that from the fall of 2007 through October 2009, she routinely submitted false and fictitious claims on behalf of her fellow California National Guard members", the Department of Justice said in a statement.

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Iranian-American held in Iran gets 18-year sentence

Mr Shahini, who emigrated to the U.S. in 2000, denied collaborating with a hostile government, but admitted supporting the mass protests that broke out in Iran in 2009 after the disputed re-election of then President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The businessman, Siamak Namazi, and his 80-year-old father Baquer Namazi were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for spying on behalf of the U.S.

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Four die in Dreamworld accident

At least three people have died in an accident on a ride at an Australian theme park. The park was closed following the accident and was expected to remain closed on Wednesday. The ride, meant to simulate going over river rapids, uses round floating devices that seat six, and can reach speeds of 45 kph (28 mph). US Olympian Matthew Centrowitz tweeted that he had just stepped off the ride when he learned that there were injuries.

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3 meets in 24 hours, but the war is on

A day later, party General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav, another uncle, but one who supports Akhilesh, wrote a terse letter to Mulayam against not projecting Akhilesh as the CM candidate. "I do not wish to be CM again", was his subtle way to tell all and sundry that he was not going to strip his son of the crown he had conferred on him in March 2012.

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Novartis AG (NVS) Stake Raised by Mondrian Investment Partners LTD

L P now owns 5,601,211 shares of the company's stock valued at $462,156,000 after buying an additional 358,263 shares during the last quarter. Compass Capital Management Inc. The company reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.04. Core net income fell 2 percent to $2.94 billion from $2.99 billion in the previous-year quarter.

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Sterling suffers more falls on Russian bank report

While the pound recently traded at a 31-year low against the dollar , and a six-year low against the euro, on Tuesday it hit its weakest level ever against a widely watched, trade-weighted basket of currencies. It's been a turbulent two weeks for the Pound , and all signals suggest are that traders will have to get used to the instability. The bigger gist, however, is the decline of the UK's currency over the course of the week.


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