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Spain's Rajoy loses first vote for second term, decisive vote on Saturday

PSOE Spokesman Antonio Hernando said the party chose to abstain during the second confidence vote on Rajoy last Saturday in order to bring the crisis to an end. In both cases Rajoy's party won most seats but fell short of a majority and could not reach agreement with other parties to form a coalition. The Socialists, who have 84 lawmakers, made a decision to abstain from the confidence vote in order to avoid facing another election in which they could lose heavily.

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Judge rejects claim to Prince estate from woman and girl

The autopsy showed an accidental fentanyl overdose, but no will has been found which has led to the probate proceedings. Two other people were also denied heirship in court Wednesday. Nelson, but the fact that John always treated Duane as a son created a family relationship. At an October 21 hearing, attorney Celiza Braganca said evidence would include John L.

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PeeCee slays at Chelsea Handler Show!

She told Chopra to drop a coin through a small maze box and then drink from whichever glass it fell in. Chopra gulped down a shot, grimaced and chuckled, saying it would be a "smooth" interview now. So, Ellen was talking about how Hollywood is mesmerised with her beauty and talent. "When you got here, everybody wanted to work with you..." The actress said the shot made her "wonky" because she hadn't eaten all day.

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Clinton Campaign Manager Could Not Recall Her Position on Trade

Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden told Podesta how former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg met with Arthur Sulzberger, publisher of the Times , to get the paper to stop treating him like a billionaire dilettante instead of a third-term mayor.

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UNHCR shipping aid to Iraqis displaced by Mosul campaign

It also raises concerns about the Iraqi military's readiness for the offensive, as in the past they have not reacted well to military setbacks. Up to another 2,000 were thought to be in the broader Mosul region. Another six villagers were tied to the back of a auto and dragged through the street because they were related to a tribal leader battling the Islamic State, Colville said.

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Coalition to unveil details of $100m domestic violence package

Attorney-General George Brandis says the extra funding is "critically important". ON TUESDAY, a number of community members gathered together to hear Simone O'Brien, a domestic violence survivor and safety advocate, talk about her experiences and to band together to raise awareness for the cause.

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Gym gets in a spin over Poppy Appeal

One of the video documents the experiences of Ms Pollock, 34, from Catterick. Those poppies are sold through the Royal Canadian Legion in support of programs for veterans and the community at large. Christopher Wagstaff, chairman of the Bedford branch of the Royal British Legion, said: "While we have an ambitious fundraising target for 2016/17, based on last year's phenomenal success, we are confident the public will support us".

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UN prepares for chemical attacks in Iraq's Mosul

He said he and including his family members were only able to escape when a hit of airstrikes caused the fighters to scatter during the 25-miles forced march from their home in the town of Shura to Mosul . He said it was imperative that operations to isolate the city begin soon to prevent attacks on the West that could be launched from or planned inside the militants' capital.

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West Ham and Chelsea fans clash in 'unacceptable' violence

A league spokesman called the incidents "distasteful and unwelcome". West Ham lose 3-2 after a late goal from substitute Simone Zaza, who would join the London club before the end of the transfer window. Gary Cahill netted a consolation goal for the Blues as West Ham now contemplate a clash with Manchester United next month. He said: "Football has trouble, but it is not reported elsewhere".

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IMF, US Treasury chiefs visit Gulf amid oil price slowdown

The IMF stands ready to continue to support the GCC countries in addressing their challenge of adjusting to the lower oil price environment, promised Lagarde. JASTA allows attack survivors and relatives of terrorism victims to pursue cases against foreign governments in United States federal court and to demand compensation if those governments are proven to bear some responsibility for attacks on USA soil.

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Kendall Jenner's Alleged Stalker Found Guilty for Trespassing

Kendall Jenner's feeling pretty safe. despite the fact her alleged stalker skated on the charge. Outside the courtroom following the verdict, Perez said he was "disappointed", adding he believed there was "more than enough evidence to convict him on (stalking)".

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UK Government approves third runway at Heathrow

He said he was "grateful" to May for allowing cabinet ministers who took "a different view" on airport expansion to "continue to make [their] point". "I am exploring how I can best be involved in any legal process over the coming months", he said. With the building of a new runway at Heathrow , homes will be destroyed and surviving neighborhoods will have to cope with increased noise, pollution and traffic.

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Turkish President Says Forces Could Enter Sinjar

The executions were meant "to terrorise the others, those who are in Mosul in particular", and also to get rid of the prisoners, he said. Colville said security forces discovered the bodies of 70 civilians a week ago in houses in Tuloul Naser village, further south from Hammam al-Alil.

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Four killed in raft ride horror at Gold Coast adventure park

Kate Goodchild , 32, her brother Luke Dorsett , his partner Roozi Araghi and a 42-year-old woman were killed after their raft on the Thunder River Rapids ride flipped. The local community expressed its grief on Wednesday, a floral tribute at the park's entrance growing from a handful of bouquets at the start of the day to a line of flowers stretching over 20m along a brick wall by the late afternoon.

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Students among 22 dead in Idlib strikes: Monitor

The Observatory, a British-based war monitor, said warplanes struck several locations in the Haas village, including an elementary and middle school, killing at least one teacher as well as the children. Syrian activists and rescue workers say at least eight people have been killed in attacks on a rebel-held suburb of the capital, Damascus. Ankara sent tanks, troops and aircraft into northern Syria in August in an unprecedented incursion that it said was part of efforts to help Syrian ...

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At Iraqi village, victory is fraught with risks in Mosul offensive

The militants only gave people a few minutes to leave and said any stragglers risked being punished for hiding out and trying to join the Iraqi security forces. "That's what I'm going to say", he said, adding, "And not many weeks". There was "a big wave of displaced people that is considered the greatest number since the start of the military operation to liberate Nineveh province", Displacement and Migration Minister Jassem Mohammed al-Jaff said in a statement.

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Six children abducted from Calgary found in Bowmanville parking lot

The children, ranging in age from 18 months to 11 years old, are now in protective custody. The 49-year-old man, who was driving the vehicle, has been arrested under a Canada-wide warrant. on Wednesday afternoon, an officer spotted a vehicle with Alberta plates in a parking lot near Waverly Road and Baseline Road in Bowmanville and made a decision to investigate further.

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Iraqi Self-Defense Forces Take Control Over Key Daesh Facility in Mosul

The Mosul offensive is the largest Iraqi military operation since the 2003 US -led invasion, and involves more than 25,000 Iraqi soldiers, Federal Police, Kurdish forces, Sunni tribal fighters and state-sanctioned Shiite militias. "It's probably fair to say with the complexity and the fact that we haven't really got it underway yet that it'll probably take longer than Mosul ", Townsend said, referring to the Raqqa offensive.

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Longfellow Investment Management Co adds Chemical Financial Corporation (CHFC) to its portfolio

Return on Assets (ROA) for Capital One Financial Corporation NYSE:COF Credit Services is now valued at 1.10%. ATR value of company was 1.37 and Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 67.84. For trailing twelve months, EPS value for the stock is $-92.83. It is applicable for both quarterly and yearly report. Aqr Mngmt accumulated 1.88 million shares or 0.21% of the stock.

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Airstrikes outside Syrian school kill at least 17, mostly children

It also says the death toll is likely to rise. His comments were carried by the state-run Anadolu Agency. The observatory blamed the strike on the regime, but it is hard to distinguish between Syrian jets and Russian jets. The Syrian government and Russian Federation both deny the accusations. "If not.it will be the worst winter in now the six winters we have had in the conflict".

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Belgian deal paves way for EU-Canada free trade pact

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. Alex Lawrence, the spokesman for Canada's trade minister, said in the release that Canada is ready to sign the Canada-EU trade deal whenever Europe is ready. Campaigners who had been critical of the trade deal were delighted with the concessions Magnette obtained. One particular worry is the accord's provisions for investor-state dispute settlement, or ISDS, which establish protections for overseas companies, including an ...

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Dozens Killed After Bombing At Pakistan Police Academy

Three masked gunmen on Monday night burst into the sprawling police training academy in Quetta, pretending to be soldiers as they targeted sleeping quarters home to some 700 recruits, in a strike that sent terrified young men fleeing. The little-known Hakimullah group, a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban said it had carried out the attack. Condemning the terrorist attack, President Ghani said terrorism is a shared threat to the stability of the region and the world.

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China Sea drill was normal search and rescue exercise

China's latest drill in the South China Sea was a normal search and rescue exercise, the defence ministry said on Thursday, less than a week after a USA navy destroyer sailed near the Paracel Islands , provoking a warning from Chinese warships to leave.

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Philippine minister "clarifies" Duterte comments, says trade ties with US to stay

Underscoring that, the Chinese and Philippines defense ministers meet in Beijing on the sidelines of Duterte's visit, and pledged to restore security ties, China's Defence Ministry said . protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in Manila calling for the removal of U.S. troops from a southern island. China's maritime expansion has cost it friends in the region but if Beijing can wrestle Manila from Washington's embrace or even drive a wedge between the United States and the ...

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Australian Theme Park Cancels Opening 3 Days After 4 Deaths

The theme park will now remain closed until at least Monday. "We are deeply shocked and saddened by today's accident", the park said in a statement following the incident. A statement from Dreamworld PR said the "private ceremony" would be held for staff, friends and the emergency services. All entry proceeds will go to charity.

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Central Italy residents lack adequate shelter in quake aftermath

The quake struck near the border between the regions of Marche and Umbria, but the epicentre is still unclear. Ussita Mayor Marco Rinaldi said that "many houses collapsed" in the town, including a historic church. That's according to the town's mayor speaking to The Associated Press. This original quake was about 20 kilometres (12 miles) northwest of the original shock, which puts it on the northern edge of the aftershock sequence and two months is normal for aftershocks, Earle said.

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Prosecutor Bensouda mum on Gambias move to leave ICC

On state television, Information Minister Sheriff Bojang announced on behalf of the government, "This action is warranted by the fact that the ICC, despite being called the International Criminal Court, is in fact an International Caucasian Court for the persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans".

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Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star

Los Angeles police expect to arrest someone for the vandalism, which left Trump's name scratched out of the star, the emblem in the middle dislodged and chips missing. Otis told the Times he spent weeks planning his "nonviolent action", even going as far as spending a couple of nights in Hollywood to scope out the area to pick a time when he could do it "safely, carefully and successfully".

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Suzanne Evans and Paul Nuttall bid for Ukip leadership

However, the announcement by Suzanne Evans was immediately met with a rebuke from the party's outgoing figurehead, Nigel Farage, who declared that he could not vote for her. The leadership election was triggered after Diane James quit after just 18 days in the job . Speaking on the set of the show, filmed as a mockumentary, the Star Stories actor said Mr Farage had transformed United Kingdom politics, calling him the Boy George of the political world.

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Uber Self-Driving Truck Hauls Budweiser in Maiden Voyage

Otto claims its autonomous drive tech can be retrofitted to automatically shifted trucks at a price tag of only $30K each, which sounds incredibly light on the wallet considering the cost of human drivers. Otto's self-driving system relies on cameras, radar, and lidar sensors mounted on the vehicle to see the world around it and then adjust the acceleration, braking and steering to suit.

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US general says 800-900 IS fighters killed in Mosul offensive

Iraq's battle to reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State group is progressing despite "stiff" resistance from resilient and creative fighters, but a coming offensive to oust them from their main Syria stronghold at Raqqa poses tougher political challenges and could take longer, the US commander of anti-IS coalition forces said Wednesday.

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Russian Federation cancels request for Spain to refuel its warships

Vella, contacted by The Times of Malta broadcaster, did not specify the reason for the refusal. Russia's embassy in Madrid says Moscow has withdrawn its request to refuel a fleet of Russian warships in Spain that could be used to ramp up air attacks in Syria.

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Philippine leader's meeting with Japan emperor canceled

But the president told Abe he had no intention of severing diplomatic relations with the USA entirely. However, Duterte said he then repeated his anti-American grievances to Abe, including that Washington unfairly raised human rights concerns and treated the Philippines like a "dog".

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Kashmir a bilateral issue between India, Pakistan: UK PM Theresa May

Yasim Qureshi told the PM and parliament: "In the Indian occupied Kashmir over the last three months, 150 people have died, 600 have been blinded by the use of pellet guns, over 16,000 have been injured, numerous critical, uncountable and unexplained disappearances, food and medicine shortages".

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Chinese sailor attempting to break Pacific record goes missing

The website says his team lost contact with him about 9 p.m. Monday, Honolulu time (3 p.m. Tuesday, Beijing time). In a statement, the Coast Guard says a crew from the USS Makin Island went aboard Guo Chuan's trimaran about 620 miles northwest of Oahu and only found Guo's life jacket.


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