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Hallowe'en marred by stabbings and attacks on police

Scotland Yard said two more men in their 20s suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in the leg and the back respectively. A fourth man attended the same hospital later that evening with non-serious stab wounds. One of the men was treated for critical stab injuries but died at the scene a short while later. Police cordoned off the surrounding roads and warned people to expect delays in the area.

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Hezbollah ally elected voted as Lebanon's new head of state

The Iranian Foreign Ministry congratulated on Monday election of Michael Aoun as president of Lebanon, expressing hopes for increasing relations between Tehran and Beirut . The 81-year-old Maronite Christian long eyed the presidency, and his candidacy was backed by the powerful Shiite terror group Hezbollah movement, his ally since a surprise rapprochement in 2006.

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Red Cross offers ways to help have a safe Halloween

Ensure costumes are safe and fire proof or fire retardant. As the Halloween season approaches I would like to remind parents and children of certain safety measures they should exercise as they send out the costumed trick-or-treaters. Children should walk, not run, from house to house and use the sidewalk if available, rather than walk in the street. E Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them.

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Another big day for Gronkowski — PATRIOTS

Viral video taken from the stands by a Bills fan picks up the chronology of events. The Patriots finished the game with 10 penalties for 116 yards. Against the Buffalo Bills, Tom Brady proved that he is still one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.

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PTI postpones lockdown following Supreme Court verdict

The violence erupted again Monday when police fired tear gas at almost 3,000 supporters on a main highway some 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of Islamabad. A gathering of more than five people was outlawed last week in Islamabad and neighbouring Rawalpindi. Same was the case here on Tuesday as Imran Khan postponed the Lock Down call as SC asked Sharif Family to submit an answer on Thursday regarding off-shore companies and flats in United Kingdom.

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Iraqi general calls on Islamic State fighters in Mosul to surrender

The push to retake Mosul is the biggest military operation in Iraq since US troops withdrew in 2011. Meanwhile, civilians have already been displaced by the advance and ensuing battles, with hundreds of thousands more expected in the coming weeks.

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Bank of England governor extends term to deal with Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May's complaint at the Tory party conference about the "bad side-effects" of ultra-low interest rates and quantitative easing - monetary policies implemented by the central bank - were also thought to grate. Hammond said that he was "very pleased" at Carney's decision to stay on. "It is clearly a decision for him, but the PM would certainly be supportive of him going on beyond his five years", the spokeswoman said.

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Michelle Obama stumps with Hillary

The First Lady called this election unprecedented . "That may be true, but this is truly an unprecedented election, and that's why I'm out here". "We simply can not endure this or expose our children to this any longer", Michele Obama said of Trump's lewd remarks about groping and kissing women without consent, while speaking at a rally in New Hampshire.

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Rodgers hails brilliant win as Dembele puts Bhoys through

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has insisted that there were positives for his side to draw from their 1-0 defeat to Celtic in the Scottish League Cup semi-finals. . TL;DR - you can't plead poverty when you've spent three million on hopeless strikers alone, and a near doubling of the wage budget still sees us starting with what is mostly last season's team.

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Stop questioning police: Rijiju on killing of SIMI men

Police said the members of the banned Islamist outfit allegedly killed a police head constable with a sharpened spoon, took another guard hostage, broke the gates of their cell, scaled high walls using ropes made out of bed spreads and escaped out of the Bhopal Central Jail early in the morning.

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Iraqi special forces poised on eastern edge of Mosul

Troops opened up with artillery, tank and machine gun fire on IS positions on the edge of the Gogjali neighbourhood on Tuesday, with the extremists responding with guided anti-tank missiles and small arms to block the advance. Iraqi forces have made uneven progress. They have also displaced thousands of civilians from villages and forced them to walk alongside retreating fighters toward Mosul, using them as "human shields", United Nations officials and villagers have said.

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Maronite Christian Michel Aoun Elected Lebanese President

The spokesperson also said that the United Nations looked forward to working with President Aoun and the Lebanese Government, with the support of worldwide partners, to continue to help the country preserve its security and stability and improve its socioeconomic prospects.

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Turkey's case against Muslim cleric has merit

Police have reportedly arrested 11 of the staffers, including the editor-in-chief, writers, a cartoonist and a book editor. "It does not seem easy that Gulen could be extradited to Turkey or provisionally arrested tomorrow morning, but I can say that the process has been accelerated", the minister told reporters in Ankara.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger: Man Utd Midfielder Returns To First-Team Training

At the launch of United's global partnership with mattress and pillow maker Mlily, Luke Shaw also spoke highly of Schweinsteiger and was happy to see him rejoin the squad last week. The midfielder is, though, part of the Premier League squad as it was compulsory under league guidelines, meaning he would be able to feature at Swansea next weekend.

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Wada report exposes 'serious anti-doping failings' at Rio Olympics

The report reveals that there was little or no blood tests taken in high-risk sports, including weightlifting, while WADA found it "surprising" that there was no out-of-competition testing in the football event. In particular, the doping control station managers "received no on-site training.no venue-specific information and no sport-specific guidelines" - but carried out the planned tests as best they could.

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Iceland's Independence Party looking to form next government

In comparison, the Progressives dropped from 19 seats to eight. The outcome of the Saturday election more than triples the number of Pirates in the country's parliament, the world's oldest, and it ensures that the renegade movement will remain a force in Icelandic politics for years to come.

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White supremacist Trump backer targets McMullin in robo call

Mormons, who make up 1.6 percent of the USA population, account for about 60 percent in Utah. "Mitt Romney and the establishment conservatives pretend they don't care". I really didn't want to resign. Meanwhile, polls suggest that Mormons will likely diverge from evangelicals in the voting booth this time around.

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Best dad in world helps daughter trick-or-treat on flight

He dressed Molly up as a doughnut before secretly passing packets of doughnuts around the aircraft with a note asking people to drop them into Molly's basket when she came round. Kahan also posted a photo of the little girl, who she said seemed shy, as she trick-or-treated down the aisle as a smiling passenger handed her candy.

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S'pore to 'match' Malaysia's new road charge for foreign cars

The new levy came into effect on Tuesday (Nov 1). Those who drive Malaysian-registered cars to work in Singapore daily are also anxious as the talk is that Singapore is going to react to the RC by increasing the tolls on Malaysian vehicles entering the republic.

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Woman, BSF jawan injured in shelling

The BSF on Friday said it had killed 15 Pakistani paramilitary personnel while retaliating to cross-border shelling and firing+ in which two Indian civilians were killed and two injured in Jammu region. Pakistan and India traded accusations that each had killed civilians in cross-border shelling on Friday, as tensions between the two neighbours continued to fester.

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UNESCO calls on Israel to restore Jerusalem Status Quo

In the draft resolutions , Israel was condemned for "violations" at Jewish holy sites and the holiest sites in Judaism are referred to exclusively by their Islamic names, describing them as holy only to Muslims. "This resolution reminds Israel that they are the occupying power in east Jerusalem, and it asks them to stop all their violations, especially in the fields of competence of UNESCO such as the excavations", he told reporters.

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FBI 'Looking Into' Foreign Business Ties Of Ex-Trump Aide Paul Manafort

After digging through logs, they found that the server was first registered in 2009 and set up to run consumer marketing campaigns, but now was only able to accept incoming communication from just a few IP addresses, with 87 percent of the DNS lookups involving the Alfa Bank servers.

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Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years

Valentina Cretu, a 41-year-old businesswoman, said she supported Sandu because she had pledged to fight corruption and move closer to the EU. The other five candidates polled less than 6% each. But the first-round results suggest many voters remain wary of a pro-EU agenda. "Today the young had a small turnout, I think it happened because the authorities impeded them from doing so.

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Hezbollah ally elected as Lebanon's new head of state

Aoun, who is in his 80s, had no real challengers for the position he has long coveted. A rival candidate and strong supporter of Assad, Suleiman Franjieh, told reporters after the session: "Our alliance has won whether it is with me or with the general".

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FBI Looking Into Manafort; Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Debunks Report

Trump severed ties with Mr. Manafort many months ago". Current Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, asked about the report on MSNBC Monday night, referred to Manafort's comments. Intelligence officials have also pointed in the direction of Russian Federation in the wake of recent hacks involving Democratic party officials. "Americans have every right to be concerned about what they see in terms of Trump advisors and their closeness with the Kremlin, Trump's policies vis-a-vis Russia, ...

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Putin: Russia Is Not Interfering with US Election

But he also mocked the lack of substance in the 2016 presidential race. " If you look at the programmes of the different candidates, you get the feeling that they are all tailored in the same way, and that the differences between them are insignificant, and in reality there are no differences ", he added .

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Around 600000 Children Worldwide Die Annually Due to Air Pollution — ALERT

The tiny particles can also cross the blood-brain barrier , which is less resistant in children , permanently harming cognitive development and their future prospects. Some 2 billion children are regularly exposed to air quality that exceeds that limit. The levels had subsided through the night but were still running at more than 500 in several districts across the capital by afternoon.

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Saudi Arabia says it breaks up 2 militant plots

Saudi Arabia has arrested eight people suspected of planning separate attacks targeting security forces and a World Cup qualifying football match. They included two Pakistani nationals; a Syrian and a Sudanese. The interior ministry also published photos of nine people - eight Saudis and a Bahraini - wanted for their involvement in terrorist acts in the eastern provinces of Qatif and Dammam.

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Trump used dubious tax avoidance scheme in 1990s

The newspaper previously reported that Trump declared a $916 million loss on his tax returns in 1995, which would have allowed him to cancel out an equivalent amount of taxable income over the next 18 years. Tax experts who reviewed the newly obtained documents for The New York Times said Mr. Trump's tax avoidance maneuver, conjured from ambiguous provisions of highly technical tax court rulings, clearly pushed the edge of the envelope of what tax laws permitted at the time .

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Minneapolis Meeting Asks for Volunteers in North Dakota Pipeline Fight

Letters had previously been sent to the North Dakota Highway Patrol and the Morton County Sheriff's office calling for law enforcement officers to respect global human rights standards on the policing of protests. Tribal members fear the pipeline will harm their drinking water and violate sacred sites. The 1885-kilometre pipeline, which is being built by companies led by Energy Transfer Partners, would offer the fastest route to bring Bakken shale oil from North Dakota to US Gulf ...

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Drone Footage Reveals Full Devastation to Italy's Basilica of St. Benedict

Daniele Gatti, director of the Holiday Hotel in Porto Sant'Elpidio on the Adriatic Coast, said 500 people displaced by the quake were staying at the venue, including many elderly people and children. Aerial video footage released by the fire department showed long cracks running through the surface of Redentore Mountain near the epicentre close to the Umbrian walled town of Norcia.

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Florida: More than 4 million residents have already voted

For the first time, the number of returned mail ballots and early voting ballots passed the 2 million mark overnight. Of that 2 million, Republican voters have returned 42.1 percent of mail ballots and Democratic voters 38.6 percent. Monday is the last day to register for a mail-in ballot. Of the 1.3 million mail ballots not yet returned, 40.5 percent belong to Democrats and 34.4 percent belong to Republicans .

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Obama caught in middle of unseemly spat over Clinton emails

The latest disclosures have added to a drip-drip of WikiLeaks revelations plaguing Hillary Clinton in the final stretch of her run for the White House as the Democratic nominee. Republicans have attacked the outgoing president's signature health care reform since it was passed, but they have found new traction after officials confirmed this week that voters' premiums will jump an average of 25 percent next year.

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Iraqi Forces Assault Mosul District, IS Returns Missiles

Troops opened up with artillery, tank and machine gun fire on IS positions on the edge of the Gogjali neighbourhood, with the extremists responding occasionally with rocket-propelled grenades. 31, 2016. Children pose playfully as smoke rises from burning oil fields in Qayara, some 50 kilometers south of Mosul. Iraqi state television said there were also clashes inside the city between Islamic State fighters and residents rising up against the group.

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Aleppo: UN special envoy for Syria 'shocked' by rebel offensive

Once Syria's economic powerhouse, Aleppo has been ravaged by the conflict that began in March 2011 with anti-government protests and has since killed more than 300,000 people. Syrian rebels launched a major assault aimed at breaking a months-long siege of opposition-held districts of Aleppo, as regime ally Russian Federation held off on renewed air strikes.


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