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Key Redskins starters active for London game vs. Bengals

Dustin Hopkins missed a 34-yard field goal attempt which would have won the game with 2:09 left in the extra period and the game finished 27-27 - only the fifth tie in the National Football League since 2012 but the second in the space of as many weeks.

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Israel braces for second UNESCO resolution ignoring Jewish ties to holy sites

Said Bokova, "To deny, hide or erase any of the Jewish, Christian or Muslim traditions undermines the integrity of the site". A protest against France's abstention from voting in UNESCO resolutions denying the Jewish connection to Jerusalem was organized Thursday by leading French Jewish groups.

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ISIS takes credit for Pakistan attack that killed dozens of police cadets

The Provincial Minister said the injured people, mostly police cadets and security personnel, had been admitted to the Civil hospital, Bolan Medical College hospital and Military hospital in Quetta. "We had an incident hardly three months ago where 70 lawyers were killed and yet we have another one", he said. Some of the cadets jumped off the rooftops and through windows to try to escape.

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Michael Bennett will miss Seahawks' game Sunday; surgery a possibility

Seattle (4-1-1) is coming off a 6-6 tie with the Arizona Cardinals in Week 7, the league's first draw since 2014. It's not clear if the injury is due to the cut block by left tackle Jake Matthews against Bennett two weeks ago. Chancellor will miss his third straight game with what Carroll called a "substantial groin pull". Update: Sowell has been upgraded from "out" to "questionable" but did not practice this week .

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American Airlines Plane Fire Caused by 'Uncontained Engine Failure'

What caused the engine to fail has not yet been determined, she said at a press conference. The incident, which caused American Airlines Flight 383's engine to start on fire as it was attempting takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, did not cause any serious injuries.

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Putin: US hype on Russian Federation an election ploy to avoid issues

President Putin disputed that the U.S. is "some kind of "banana republic" that could be susceptible to Russia's influence, calling America "a great power". "Indeed, this is a profitable activity, as one can obtain new military budgets and bend allies for the interests of the only superpower, one can also expand North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and take the infrastructure of the alliance, its troops and hardware, closer to our borders", Putin said .

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Oil Prices Fall After Iraq Wants Exemption from OPEC Limits

OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo and Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi met on Tuesday in Baghdad to bring about an agreement on supply cuts that would support sagging oil prices. In contrast, an unexpected fall in United States crude oil inventories could support crude oil prices . Elsewhere, lower oil prices continued to put pressure on global oil majors, as Chinese groups Cnooc and Sinopec both reported falling revenue in the most recent quarter.

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Iraq general urges IS fighters to surrender

Iraq's second largest city is still home to more than a million people and humanitarian groups have warned that up to a million could be forced to flee, unleashing a large scale humanitarian crisis. Lt. Col. Muntadhar al-Shimmari told The Associated Press on Thursday that one bomb hit a Humvee and that eight others were detonated by troops before they could reach their targets.

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Imran Khan fires fresh salvo at Pakistan PM, says Rasheed made "scapegoat"

The PTI is now having to re-jig its strategy, and is urging its supporters to travel in groups to avoid arrest - thus telegraphing its intent to the authorities which will now be alert to such moves. "The message we're getting is that they're going to block Islamabad ", Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told a news conference.

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Korea: Unhappy Galaxy Note 7 buyers file class-action lawsuit against Samsung

In other words, all S7 owners will be paying just the half price on the chosen model when they join the upgrade program, without any extra charge for upgrading. But when the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 rolls out, they will then be eligible to exchange their defective devices for either one of the upcoming new flagships.

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United Nations planning for 150000 displaced by Mosul battle

A displaced family stands at a checkpoint as an Iraqi army convoy passes by Sunday in Qayyarah, Iraq. The top U.S. commander in Iraq, Lt Gen Stephen Townsend, told reporters there had been "considerable success" in Bashiqa on Sunday. But Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told Mr Carter on Saturday that Mosul was an "Iraqi battle". A US official said Masoud Barzani, President of the Iraqi Kurdish Region, had informed US Defense Secretary Ash Carter that the Kurds had succeeded in ...

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Pentagon chief vows 'overwhelming' response to any N. Korea nuke use

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, left, and Korean Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo participate in a news conference at the Pentagon following their meeting Thursday. Washington and Seoul agreed to install THAAD this summer following repeated nuclear and missile tests by Kim Jong-Un's authoritarian Pyongyang regime.

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Donald Trump praises Newt Gingrich for 'amazing' Megyn Kelly interview

Trump ( @realDonaldTrump ) November 4, 2015 .@realDonaldTrump - Facts matter. Trump boycotted a later GOP debate when Fox wouldn't remove Kelly as a moderator. CNN Wire and the CNN Video Affiliate Network is an online syndication service providing text and video versions of CNN's award-winning news coverage.

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Iraq's Shiite militias join Mosul push; bombs rock Baghdad

When Iraqi forces retook the western city of Fallujah earlier this year, militias were accused by rights groups and local government officials of kidnapping hundreds of men as they fled the city. An Iraqi soldier fires at Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant fighters in the town of Shura, about 20 miles south of Mosul, on Saturday. Iraq's Joint Operations Command announced "the complete liberation of Al-Shura", saying that security forces advancing from four different sides had linked up in ...

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Dubai airspace shut briefly over illegal drone activity

Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority, confirmed that an unauthorised aerial drone was detected in the surrounding area sometime after 7pm. Authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced their intention to tighten the rules on the purchase, use of drones and penalties on violations.

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Strong Earthquake Hits Central Italy, Buildings Collapse

Renzi spoke more than five hours after a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 toppled buildings in central Italy, the strongest temblor to strike the earthquake-prone country since 1980. "As far as people are concerned, the situation is positive but many buildings are in a critical state in historic centres and there are problems with electricity and water supplies", the agency's chief, Fabrizio Curcio , said in a lunchtime update .

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Clinton trouncing Trump in South Bay

Priorities has been spending most of its money on TV ads. Hillary Clinton extended her financial advantage in the presidential race's final weeks, amassing a $153 million war chest that is more than twice as large as Donald Trump's. Trump gave about $31,000 through the first 19 days of October - the period covered in the filing released Thursday- all of which went to cover rent and payroll.

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Gambia: Another African Nation Withdraws From International Criminal Court

He criticized the court for failing to indict former British prime minister Tony Blair over the Iraq war. The decision, according to Gambia's Information Minister Sheriff Bojang , is due to the International Criminal Court (ICC) ignoring war crimes committed by Western countries.

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OR militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure

Shawna Cox of Kanab, another of the first seven suspects to face trial, told the USA Today Network after she was found not guilty of the charges that US marshals further inflamed tensions when they used a stun gun against one of Ammon's attorneys, Marcus Mumford of Salt Lake City, as Mumford argued with the judge that his client should be freed immediately following the verdict Thursday.

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Pence says 'we'll have the resources we need'

Her lawyers did not search the computer that belongs to former congressman Anthony Weiner when Abedin agreed to hand over emails to the State Department because she did not believe any of her emails would be on it, the person said . Former Deputy Attorney General Jamie Gorelick served from 1994 to 1997 and supports Hillary Clinton , while Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson served from 2001 to 2003 and has previously signed a letter from former Justice Department officials in ...

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Dominika Cibulkova caps remarkable turnaround in Singapore with title upset

The seventh seed fired 28 winners in a thrilling contest before benefiting from a fortunate net-cord on match point to seal the biggest victory of her career. Despite her preference for the traditional format, Kerber says she is open to playing events that use abbreviated forms of tennis, like the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) and Fast4, which were first played in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

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Deal struck for world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica

The Greens want a marine protected area being set up in the Ross Sea area of Antarctica to be properly policed and to last for longer than planned. Seventy-two percent of it will be a "no-take zone" which bans all fishing, while the remainder will allow some harvesting of fish and krill for scientific research, according to the CCAMLR .

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USA to deploy missile defence to South Korea 'soon': John Kerry

U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has said that Washington would deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-missile system in South Korea "as soon as possible". The defense chiefs in their meeting assessed the stability of Kim Jong-un's regime, along with North Korea's nuclear and missile capabilities and its conventional forces.

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PTI workers, police clash near Bani Gala

Replying to a query, he said that Ali Amin Gandapur carries licensed weapons because he is facing threats after killing of KP law minister Israrullah Gandapur. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government spokesman Mushtaq Ghani said that the federal and Punjab governments had converted the province into a prison by placing barriers on roads.

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Powdery substance cancels Met Opera show; human ashes suspected

Officials canceled the scheduled performance of "Guillame Tell" because of the disturbance. John Miller, the New York Police Department's deputy commissioner in charge of intelligence and counterterrorism, said several audience members said a man told them he was there to sprinkle the ashes of a friend, his mentor in the opera.

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IS killed at least 232 people near Mosul last week, says UN

Maj. Gen. Najim Jabouri, who heads the operations command for Nineveh, the province where Mosul is located, said that forces on Mosul's southern front had paused to "consolidate the achievements" and reorganize, also blaming poor weather. "They are pausing and repositioning, refitting and doing some back clearing", Colonel John Dorrian, a spokesman for the US-led coalition, told Pentagon reporters via videoconference.

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Policeman dies after being shot at Venezuela protests

Anti-government protesters jammed th. But major employers have insisted Friday's work stoppage is a grassroots protest and not a lockout aimed at sabotaging the already crippled economy. As well as Friday's strike, the opposition is carrying out a political trial of Maduro in the National Assembly and is vowing to march to the Miraflores presidential palace next week.

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Clinton calls Federal Bureau of Investigation actions 'deeply troubling' and calls for clarity

He dismissed the latest twist as a "distraction" and said the campaign will "power forward" during the last few days. "She was entrusted with some of our nation's most important secrets, and she betrayed that trust by carelessly mishandling highly classified information", Ryan, R-Wis., said in a statement.

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Man dies in intentional leap off bridge; sons hurt

The boys, however, miraculously survived the fall and are being treated injuries that aren't considered to be life threatening. When officials responded to the scene just after 8 p.m. The 1- and 3-year-old brothers were transported to a hospital where they are expected to make full recoveries, according to WNBC . In social media posts, Mr Spincken had called fatherhood the "best feeling in the world" and described the panic and then relief that washed over him moments after a health ...

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Paul Beatty's 'The Sellout' is first American Man Booker Prize victor

Previously the prize was was confined to authors from the Commonwealth writing in English. The Booker Prize only began accepting submissions from USA authors in 2014 following a rule change that allowed for any books written in English and published in the U.K.to be entered.

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Aleppo ceasefire at risk after Russian Federation says all rebels can be eliminated

An AFP correspondent on the government-held side of one crossing in the Bustan al-Qasr district also reported no movement early Friday. Jens Laerke, spokesman for the United Nations humanitarian office Ocha described the evacuations as "an astronomically hard operation whereby we need the security assurances from all sides to be there and to be adhered to, plus the facilitation from all parties".

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Powerful quake shakes Italy, topples Benedictine cathedral

Geological Survey wrote. The quake struck a cluster of mountain towns, many of historic significance, already reeling from last week's pair of aftershocks to last August's deadly quake, including Norcia, Visso, Castelsantangelo sul Nero and Preci.

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Southall MP Virendra Sharma praises government decision on Heathrow expansion

The scheme will now be taken forward in the form of a draft "national policy statement" for consultation next year. The government has said it will propose that a six-and-a-half-year ban on scheduled night flights be introduced for the first time at the airport, and make more "stringent noise restriction" a requirement of expansion.

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Nigeria 'rickshaw bombs' leave seven dead in Maiduguri

One explosive blew up and a second was safely detonated. The first blast went off around 7am local time (06:00GMT), Batta said. In the attack on the Bakassi IDP camp, the bomber ran into a group of people who were at the entrance, killing five of them, the army said.

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Early voting sets new record

The biggest question of the year: Who will you vote for in the 2016 presidential election? By party, 540 Democrats, 506 Republicans and 167 voters of other parties have voted so far. Text us your experience by joining the ElectionLand project . "Voting is a waste of time because at the end of the day the president is chosen by the electoral college" stated Tori McMann, freshman.


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