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In hats and t-shirts, Trump fans rally in Jerusalem's Old City

France abstained from voting in the first resolution , passed on October 13, which was followed by a almost identical one this week, criticizing Israel and referring to the Temple Mount, one of Judaism's most sacred sites, by its Arabic name of Al Haram al-Sharif.

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Dreamworld will never recover from Thunder River Rapids tragedy, expert says

The four deaths are being investigated and Dreamworld delayed its planned memorial reopening, which was set for Friday, on police advice. CEO Deborah Thomas reacts as she sits with company director George Venardos after the company's annual general meeting in Sydney, Australia, October 27, 2016.

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Australian theme park 'will do everything' to support victims' families

Dreamworld originally announced they would open the gates for a memorial day on Friday before resuming usual business on Saturday, however, those plans were cancelled following discussions with police who are still investigating the tragedy.

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Syrian rebels announce new offensive to break Aleppo siege

Seperately, shelling by Syrian rebels killed several children at a school in government-held western Aleppo on Thursday, the monitoring group and Syrian state TV said. Putin rejected resuming the strikes in order to give the United States time to separate terrorist groups from the moderate opposition and to allow militants and civilians to leave Aleppo , Peskov noted.

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Gambia accuses International Court of ignoring war crimes of Western nations, quits

Freedom House's statement quoted Vukasin Petrovic, director of Central, West and East Africa programs as saying: " Gambia's withdrawal from the ICC threatens human rights protection in the country, especially given the government's failure to protect the fundamental freedoms of its citizens".

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Pakistani troopers start heavy shelling in Jammu

Chandra also said that the recoil had hit Subhash on the shoulder. Sources in Defence Ministry and the Army claim that the Pakistani action was just to push the terrorists inside the Indian territory and there was no BAT action along the LoC.

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Australia's Dreamworld park to be closed until victims' funerals

However, just a few hours later, she announced that she would be donating $167,500 - what she said was her whole bonus - to the Red Cross. "We had the most wonderful ceremony and we are all here today to be part of the family, to hug each other, to provide support to each other", she said.

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US, Japan and South Korea to pressure Pyongyang over nuclear, missile plans

He added that the goal is to bring North Korea back to the negotiating table for "good faith" talks. "The best we could probably hope for is some sort of a cap [on North Korea's nuclear capabilities], but they are not going to do that just because we ask them".

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Iraq's elite, US-trained counterterrorism troops join the attack on Mosul

He said Russian Federation was focusing on "possible attempts by fighters to break out of Mosul" and "freely leave the city in the direction of Syria". "A lot of foreign fighters we expect will stay as they're not able to exfiltrate as easily as some of the local fighters or local leadership, so we expect there will be a fight".

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ISIL 'using thousands as human shields' in Iraq's Mosul

Spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said Friday in Geneva that "credible reports" suggest IS has been forcing tens of thousands from their homes in districts around Mosul. The city is many times bigger than any other that the ultra-hardline militant group has ever captured, and it was from its Grand Mosque in 2014 that the group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared a "caliphate" that also spans parts of Syria.

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Yemen rebels deny their missile targeted holy city of Mecca

Saudi Arabia said on Friday that Houthi rebels had fired a missile towards Islam's holiest city overnight, before the missile was intercepted and destroyed by coalition forces. The Saudi-led campaign initially had the logistical and intelligence support of the USA, but mounting civilian casualties from its airstrikes led to America pulling back, especially after a Saudi strike earlier this month on a funeral in Sanaa killed some 140 people and wounded over 600.

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DA, ANC blame each other for NMB council chaos

Trollip says the clashes started when ANC councillors disrupted the meeting while a disciplinary matter was being discussed. Nelson Mandela Bay Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture sector (NMBEDTA), in partnership with Nelson Mandela Bay Catering Secondary Co-operative, on Thursday hosted a food tasting session to showcase the work of catering companies in the city.

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Evacuations from Aleppo fail despite cease-fire

FILE - In this file photo released early Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 and provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, rescue workers try to remove a boy stuck in the debris of a building in the neighborhood of Qaterji in rebel-held east Aleppo following an airstrike in Aleppo , Syria.

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Hamilton quickest in first practice at Mexican Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel jumped ahead of the Mercedes championship duel by posting the fastest time of Friday's practice sessions, sending a warning that there's still life in the Italian team near the end of what has been a disappointing season.

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Gambia Pulls Out From ICC

West African country Gambia has joined South Africa and Burundi in withdrawing from the International Criminal Court. South Africa's decision followed a dispute past year when Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited the country despite being the subject of an ICC arrest warrant over alleged war crimes.

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BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation in Machhal sector of Kupwara district

An army officer said militants overnight ambushed an Indian army patrol, killing one, while Pakistani soldiers provided covering fire near Machil sector along the Line of Control dividing the disputed region between India and Pakistan. More than 35 people have been injured in the cross-border firing and shelling in the last five days. Late on Friday night, the Indian Army said that Pakistan had violated ceasefire along the LoC in Sundarbani and Pallanwala sectors in Rajouri and Jammu ...

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Jim Prentice remembered as a kind man, loving father and dedicated politician

To lose two family members at once is unbelievably painful and we are certain you will appreciate and respect our wishes for privacy at this time and the coming weeks . He left federal politics for provincial politics and became premier of Alberta in 2014, until his party was defeated a year later in elections. "Our deepest sympathies are with his wife Karen, their daughters and the entire Prentice family".

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Pak official tried to gather info on troops

Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan but claimed in full by both since the two countries gained independence from Britain in 1947. India earlier said it would expel a Pakistan High Commission official for "espionage activities", the foreign ministry said, with tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours already running high.

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Vatican: Don't Scatter Cremation Ashes, And Don't Keep Them At Home

The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued updated instructions Tuesday on rules for cremation. Church leaders also said burial is preferable to cremation. A dead person is a son of God. They have been discouraging their clients from keeping the urns at home and instead memorialize them at consecrated places.

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Separatist leader Umar Farooq detained on way to Srinagar's Jamia Masjid

Both the factions of the Hurriyat Conference (HC) and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), spearheading the agitation since July 9, a day after Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Burhan Wani and two other militants were killed, have already extended the general strike till November 3.

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ISIS executed 232, took thousands as human shields near Mosul

The Associated Press reported earlier this week that IS militants had gone door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering hundreds of people at gunpoint to march north into the city, the largest under their control. The strategy doesn't seem to have succeeded fully. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Matthew C. Isler. "We were able to do that without harming any civilians, and we verified we were able to degrade their planned use of those vehicles", he told the AP.

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Hillary Clinton Emails Back Under Microscope

Trump also praised the FBI's decision to revisit the case. The review could take weeks and will not be completed by election day, a law enforcement official said . "We must not let her take her criminal scheme into the oval office". His campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said on Twitter that "a great day in our campaign just got even better".

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Iran condemns terror attack in Pakistan

CHINA EXPRESSES SHOCK: China on Tuesday expressed shock over the terror attack on a police training centre in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province and said it will continue to back Islamabad in the fight against terrorism and safeguarding national stability.

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A 'stunning' victory for Bundys in OR refuge trial

Defense attorney Marcus Mumford said that Bundy's "problem wasn't with federal employees-it was with their employer", the federal government. "Then, the next thing I know they surrounded me, took ahold of me, and they were talking about I was resisting arrest", Mumford said.

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Three takeaways as Indians spoil Chicago's homecoming with Game 3 win

Cleveland will hand the ball to right-hander Josh Tomlin in Friday's pivotal Game 3. Indians reliever Andrew Miller (1-0) collected the win after striking out three and allowing no baserunners in 1 1/3 innings of relief. Andrew Miller is on for the Indians after replacing starter Josh Tomlin with a runner on second and two outs in the fifth inning. The Cubs escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth when reliever Justin Grimm got Francisco Lindor to ground into an inning-ending double play.

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S. Korea, US conduct drill to strike core N. Korea facilities

It comes after top USA intelligence official James Clapper said that North Korean denuclearisation was "probably a lost cause ". He spoke in Tokyo where he met with U.S. The U.S. has long denounced the notion of North Korea creating nuclear arms, and the state department confirmed on October 25 that they still have a zero-tolerance policy on the matter.

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Saudi Arabia says Yemen rebels fire missile toward Mecca

The Houthis confirmed the launch of a Burkan-1 ballistic missile into Saudi Arabia in a statement to their official news agency on Friday but said it targeted King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, the kingdom's busiest airport. "Is this an Islamic regime as it claims to be?" The Houthi-controlled Saba news agency claimed the missile "directly hit" the airport and caused major destruction, although there were no delays or diversions affecting the airport on Friday.

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Florida students stronger in science

In 2013, Tennessee became the fastest improving state in the country on the Nation's Report Card for math and reading. Average scores for both fourth and eight graders came in at 154, which is above average. "Our nation's future is inextricably linked to how well we educate our students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics", U.S. Secretary of Education John King said in a recent call with reporters, "Without a strong education in these vital disciplines, our nation can not ...

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Blair: UK may need a second vote on Brexit

Mr Blair said the public should get another say "either through Parliament, an election, possibly another referendum". "The country has taken a decision in a referendum, there is no way that decision can be reversed, unless it becomes clear once people see the facts they change their mind".

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ISIL herds civilians into Mosul as human shields

Washington estimates there are between 3,500 and 5,000 ISIL fighters in Mosul and as many as 2,000 more in the wider area. The disclosure that the USA was using airstrikes in an attempt to limit ISIS' ability to exploit civilians came as the Mosul offensive "paused" to allow Iraqi Security Forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to clear up pockets of resistance and refit for the assault on the city itself, said Air Force Col.

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Iraqi forces advance on strategic area south of Mosul

While the pause is "widespread", Dorrian said it should only last a couple of days. He said there were no more than 15 ISIL fighters in his town. She says that looking at an IS defeat exclusively from the point of view that it may result in fighters heading to Europe to commit terrorist acts would be "shortsighted and cynical".

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Assad's allies warn Turkey against any Aleppo advance

I said, 'Come, let's remove Daesh (ISIS) from Raqqa together. "We have this power". That initial phase will likely take months, defense officials say. The SDF has accused Turkey and its Syrian allies of depopulating villages deemed to be intrinsically hostile. Işık said that Turkey has the necessary skills to provide an alternative to YPG and that the USA should not allow them to reach Raqqa .

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Evacuation panic as plane catches fire at take-off

The incident occurred at about 2:45 p.m. local time, and reports documented the large fire seen on the runway. The Chicago department of aviation also issued a statement saying that the city fire department immediately attended the aircraft fire to douse the flames and that all the passengers were off the plane.

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Bill Clinton to campaign for Hillary in Cincinnati

The rally is scheduled to be held from 1 - 3 p.m.at the King Arts Complex at 867 Mt. Vernon Ave., according to a release from Beatty's office. Turnout is expected to be critical in the contest between Hillary Clinton and Republican rival Donald Trump, who scheduled visits to OH on Thursday.

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Markets Hit By News Of Renewed FBI Investigation Of Clinton E-Mails

Trump has spent weeks railing about a "rigged system", accusing the Clinton campaign of coordinating attacks on him with the US news media after a 2005 video surfaced of him boasting about groping women. A USA official with knowledge of the case said the emails were related to a separate sexting probe involving Anthony Weiner , the estranged husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin.


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