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Terrorists Mutilate soldier body near LoC in J&K

The army had warned that the "act will invite an appropriate response", saying the militants were "supported by covering fire from Pakistan Army posts". Though the operational situation on the western front has been tense ever since the Army conducted surgical strikes+ against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir on September 29, it has become worse over the last few days.

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Philippines: China still guarding shoal but Filipinos back

China took control of the Scarborough Shoal, 230 kilometres (140 miles) from the main Philippine island of Luzon, in 2012, driving Filipino fishermen away from the rich fishing ground, sometimes using water cannons. He also added the U.S. would continue with its freedom-of-navigation exercises in the hotly contested waters that challenge China's maritime and territorial claims.

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Pakistan posts destroyed in retaliation, heavy casualties inflicted, says Army

Pakistani troops have been resorting to near daily ceasefire violations along the LoC and International (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir after the surgical strikes. Asserting that this barbarism is a true reflection, which pervades official and non-official organisations across the border, he vowed revenge saying, "This act will invite an appropriate response".

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American Airlines plane on fire at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport

The fire burned so intensely that the outer part of the starboard wing melted. CNN's original report says debrit was flown as far as half a mile and "passengers hurriedly down emergency slides onto a runway". Twenty people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries they suffered during evacuation. The flight crew reported that a tire had blown-out while the plane was rolling down the runway before takeoff was canceled, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

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BSF jawan killed in Valley while retaliating to Pak's ceasefire violation

Defence exp of terrorist mutilate soldier's body PK Sehgal said that Pakistan had done something similar in Kargil and it's unfortunate that the Army didn't take the issue UN. Sinha said even a country like Saudi Arabia which once upon a time was a basic and main fund provider to Pakistan apart from America has also started singing tune in favour of India.

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Trump could affect downballot races in New York

Meanwhile, former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland's campaign may be a cautionary tale for Democrats - don't assume that onetime popularity will carry forward and don't let your opponent define you. Sen. "Donald Trump has mocked women, people of color, immigrants, and people with disabilities and now he's afraid they'll vote". By making even more highly educated, metropolitan and ethnically heterogeneous seats competitive, Trump is speeding up a political transition that was already underway.

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Cash flows for Dreamworld victim's family

Kate Goodchild , 32, her brother Luke Dorsett , 35, Mr Dorsett's partner, Roozbeh Araghi, 38, and Cindy Low, 42, were killed when one of the rafts capsized. The family also offered condolences to the family of the fourth victim, New Zealand citizen and resident of Australia, Cindy Low. Kate, Luke and Roozi were taken so suddenly from us, and in such horrific circumstances, it is hard for us to even know where to begin.

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#Day113: As Ceasefire Violations Escalate, BSF Man Killed at LoC

Ambassador said, "Pakistan will continue to offer moral, political and spiritual support to Kashmiris" in their struggle for freedom. The officer, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to media, said that militants crossed over from the Pakistani-controlled Kashmir while taking advantage of rugged terrain and thick foliage.

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Shiite family of 11 martyred by Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

There as also been no independent verification of the claims made by the Saudi-led coalition in its statement, including the claim that a missile was launched or that Mecca was its intended target. Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of providing weapons to Houthis, who are supporters of deposed President Saleh. The Saudi-led coalition has come under mounting worldwide criticism for the high civilian death toll from the bombing campaign it launched in support of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's ...

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Voters believe that the media is against Donald Trump

The poll shows 45 percent of Texas voters support Republican nominee Donald Trump, 42 percent support Clinton, 7 percent support Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson, 2 percent support Green Party nominee Jill Stein and 5 percent will vote for someone else.

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Indians take commanding World Series lead behind Kluber's arm, bat

Corey Kluber: only pitcher in Major League Baseball history with 35+ K and sub-1.00 ERA in 1st 5 career postseason games. That means that the Cubs have to win all three of the remaining games if they are to end their 108-year drought for the title.

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James has triple-double as Cavs cruise in opener

Back then, the possibility was met with the usual skepticism from locals, who muttered it was only a matter of time before the Indians buckled. James looked like a kid on Christmas as his Cleveland Cavaliers were presented with their rings for winning last season's National Basketball Association championship and a sprightly youngster while stuffing the stat sheet in a 117-88 win against the retooled New York Knicks on Wednesday.

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First Lady supports 'my girl' Clinton

In turn, Obama lauded Clinton as the most "qualified and prepared candidate for president" in US history. "She is ready to be commander-in-chief on Day one, and yes, she happens to be a woman". Clinton's introduction of Obama was full of wistfulness, deference and gratitude, an acknowledgment that Obama is risking her virtually sterling reputation to go to bat for Clinton in a messy and dark election.

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Will show Nawaz Sharif what democracy is on November 2: Imran Khan

According to details, the leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) along with party head Imran Khan refrained from leaving Bani Gala party headquarters in Islamabad to reach Lal Havali Rawalpindi on Friday. "No power can stop our rally.It is our legal, democratic, constitutional right", Khan told reporters. "You need an NOC for anything - whether it's a media function or a marriage function".

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Two planes catch fire in Chicago and Florida

American Airlines said there were 161 passengers and nine crew members who deplaned on the runway. Passengers on a plane were forced to evacuate onto the runway after the aircraft burst into flames in a busy Chicago airport . The disk pieces will be sent to Washington, D.C., for testing, officials said. The recording of the radio traffic shows how quickly the incident unfolded just seconds before American Airlines Flight 383 was about to take off for Miami early on Saturday morning ...

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Fourth Spy Arrested, Is Aide To Rajya Sabha MP Munavvar Saleem

Pakistan High Commission staffer Mehmood Akhtar, expelled by India for spying, had named Saleem's personal assistant Farhat as one of his "close associates" in the crime following which he was arrested. Government of India feelts that the step is an afterthought following apprehension of Pakistan High Commission staffer Mehmood Akhtar in Delhi while indulging in anti-India activities.

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UNESCO approves resolution on Jerusalem holy site

The US representative to UNESCO said the item should have been defeated as it damaged the reputation of the organization. UNESCO's World Heritage Committee is expected to pass a decision to condemn Israel for their "acts against holy sites for Islam in Jerusalem ".

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Daesh using "tens of thousands" as human shields in Mosul, UN warns

A U.S. Air Force airman lays on the ground as an incoming mortar alarm is called at a coalition air base in Qayara, some 50 kilometers south of Mosul , Iraq, Friday, Oct. They will also try to secure the western border with Syria, where IS shuttles fighters, weapons and supplies between Mosul and the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of its self-styled caliphate.

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Syria rebels launch assault to break Aleppo siege

Mr al-Moallem said government forces could agree to another cessation of fighting around Aleppo , but only if it receives guarantees from rebel forces that civilians would be allowed to leave the city. The day's attack began with rebels detonating three vehicle-borne explosives against government positions to the city's southwest and attacking with hundreds of rockets, the Observatory said.

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Cyber attacks in the USA slows down Internet worldwide

Initially, outages were primarily impacting those on the East Coast, but by midday Friday, people in Europe were reporting outages as well . According to a senior US intelligence official, the case is being considered as internet vandalism, and does not appear to be a state-sponsored or direct attack.

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'We should just cancel the election and give it to Trump'

In the meantime, consider this: Election Day can fall between November 2 and November 8. Finally, 37 percent say the coverage is pretty much balanced, giving both candidates the same amount of attention. There's a lot of out here saying that when we vote, we're going to wear red. "He's winning in OH". She maintains a staff of more than 800 - several times larger than Trump's - and has spent more on advertising than the Republican has every single week of the race.

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Early voting begins in North Carolina

Tarrant County had 42,332 votes on Wednesday, for a total of 130,431 votes in three days. On that day, voters across the country will walk into their polling places to select the next president and a variety of other offices. Some machines were programmed for Election Day, not for early voting - so election workers couldn't log in. The elections administrator told KERA that the county will investigate how this happened.

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Trump booed as he, Clinton trade barbs

The dinner, named for the former New York Governor and 1928 democratic nominee for president, the first Catholic to be a nominee for president, benefits Catholic Charities. "I've used that barnyard language myself", Garren said, clarifying that it was when he was younger and before he knew better. Clinton, 68, and Trump, 70, didn't hold back during the dinner.

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Arab coalition air strike kills 33 in Yemen - relatives, sources

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because of security concerns. Rebels and inmates were among more than 33 dead, officials said. The Shia Houthis seized the capital, Sanaa , in 2014. The Arab coalition has come under mounting global criticism for the high civilian death toll from its bombing campaign. On October. 8, coalition units bombed a funeral, reportedly killing 140 people.

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Bob Dylan says he'll be at Nobel ceremony

One Swedish Academy member was so outraged that he described Dylan as "impolite and arrogant". If Dylan travels to Stockholm for the Nobel ceremony, it won't be the first time he receives an award from Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf. Whoever dreams about something like that?" he said. Asked why he did not respond to the academy's calls, Dylan said: "Well, I'm right here". Bob Dylan , the legendary American singer-songwriter who won the Nobel Prize earlier this month, finally shared his ...

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Migrants stranded in Calais' Jungle as demolition ramps up

Save the Children said it was "extremely concerned" about the welfare of children who had not yet been registered as fires broke out across the camp, with some residents torching their temporary homes. Micallef said that at 1 p.m. Wednesday police had turned children away back into The Jungle, saying there was no more space. But that process only got under way in the past week.

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Comey Acted Independently to Pursue Clinton Email Investigation — FBI Officials

One official complained that no one at the FBI or the Justice Department is even sure yet whether any of the e-mail included national security material or was relevant to the earlier investigation into whether Mrs Clinton had mishandled classified material in her use of a private e-mail server.

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Tutaia to retire from Fast 5s after crushing Australia for title

New Zealand have blown Australia away 41-16 in the final of the Fast 5s netball world series on the back of another prolific points effort from sharp shooter Maria Tutaia at Hisense Arena. "It was a good game and it was a close one with Maria shooting three six pointers, that hurt, but I think the girls played really well". The Queens were super in the final quarter, forcing Australia to hold off a strong finish from Malawi.

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Canada Trade Deal: Belgians Break Ceta Deadlock

Highlights of the deal include bigger trade quotas for agricultural products, and opportunities for Canadian companies to bid on European projects via the EU government procurement market. CETA took seven years to negotiate and is considered the EU's most ambitious free trade deal. European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted he would only contact Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau again when the EU has completed all its legislative procedures and is ready to sign.

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PM dedicates Diwali to the armed forces

PM Modi said that he was deeply touched by the impromptu reception from the people of Chango village. Modi said that all forms of darkness, both inside us and around the world, can be fought with the light of Diwali . "He said, "History remembers how Sikh people and "sardars" all over the country faced violence and pain" after October 31 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated".

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The Supreme Court & Trans Kids

Transgender high school student Gavin Grimm poses in front of his home in Gloucester, Va., Aug. 22, 2016. "The board looks forward to explaining to the Court that its restroom and locker room policy carefully balances the interests of all students and parents in the Gloucester County school system", Andersen said.

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Source says emails came in Weiner investigation

But the FBI's decision to reopen the investigation was immediately latched on to by her rival Trump, who immediately welcomed the announcement as a "big day". The Republican presidential nominee added plans for education to his still relatively thin roster of policy proposals this past week, unveiling an effort to spend $20 billion during his firstw year in office to help states expand school choice programs.

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Trudeau boards flight to Brussels to sign CETA Sunday

Members of the French-speaking Walloon Regional Parliament vote after a debate about the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) at the plenary session of the Walloon Parliament in Namur, on October 28, 2016. Paul Magnette, head of the southern, French-speaking Wallonia region, had fought for regional farming interests and guarantees against worldwide investors forcing governments to change laws against the wishes of the people.

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Mexico's Jewish Envoy Fired Over UNESCO Vote

Neither from Israel , neither from the European countries who either abstained or voted against it. Israel's Ambassador to UNESCO Carmel Shama-Hacohen said after the ratification, "We have moved forward a step-and-a-half toward dismantling the automatic majority that the Palestinians and the Arab states have against Israel".

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Obama to kick off campaign for Hillary from next week

Clinton has basked in the results of new polls showing the former secretary of state with an impressive lead just 12 days from the November 8 vote. The two women seem to have put aside any remaining tension they had after Barack Obama beat Hillary to become the Democratic nominee in 2007, when things got particularly nasty on the campaign trail.


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