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Encourage leadership of women in disaster risk management: PM Modi

Inaugurating the three-day Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2016, the Prime Minister said, over the last two decades, the world and especially the Asian region, "has undergone many changes - majority positive". Approximately 400,000 people lost their lives, more than 1.4 billion were affected, and more than half a trillion dollars' worth of economic damage was caused.

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Salvation Army kicks off kettle drive at KeyBank Center

The workers were able to give a description of the man and his license plate to police. That's right - It's nearly time for the Salvation Army's signature red kettles and bell-ringers outside grocery stores. They also took a photo, which identifies the man with the stolen red kettle, which has been forwarded to the police. The Salvation Army will launch its annual holiday kettle drive on Thursday, November 3rd at KeyBank Center before the Sabres' 7 p.m.

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UK High Court to rule on suit challenging Brexit

Mrs May is now expected to appeal the decision and the Supreme Court has earmarked December 7 and 8 to hear the case. According to the report , the decision greatly complicates May's stated plan to trigger Article 50 - the never-before-used mechanism for a country to leave the European Union - by the end of next March at the latest.

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Elsewhere in the city, the right-wing Democratic Alliance and the leftist Economic Freedom Fighters held protests of their own. In her report, Madonsela raises concerns over the Gupta family's influence on the state. "This is about letting Zuma, the Guptas and all their useful idiots know that their days are numbered", Mr Maimane said. A meeting with the younger Zuma at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Rosebank on October 23 previous year was moved to the Gupta family residence in Saxonwold.

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Early voting turnout higher than previous presidential elections

That's two people that made a significant difference in the outcome of that election. "Everybody's being very patient, and they are moving through the lines very well". He said he'd heard reports of strong turnouts in other cities and towns and there were no reports of any glitches. As of 4:45 p.m. Monday, 587 people had voted in Fairbanks, and 3,211 people had voted statewide.

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Cibulkova sets up final battle against German Kerber — WTA Finals

Debutante Dominika Cibulkova defeated World No.1 Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 to win the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals, while Russian pair of Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova beat the American-Czech duo of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova 7-6 (5), 6-3 for the doubles title on Sunday.

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Magnitude 5.0 quake hits central Italy

A violent 6.6-magnitude quake struck central Italy between the Umbria and Marche regions, near the towns of Norcia , Preci and Castelsantangelo sul Nera, on the morning of 30 October. The blocked roads make it more hard to find them and bring them to safety. In the meantime, he and fellow farmers have to live in caravans without electricity or hot water.

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The Clinton-Comey email mess was months in the making

Law enforcement officials said FBI investigators obtained a search warrant and are reviewing thousands of emails found on a laptop used by Hillary Clinton's longtime aide Huma Abedin and her estranged husband Anthony Weiner. At the time Clinton and her team, including Abedin, were on the candidate's campaign plane gliding toward an election rally in Iowa, oblivious to the shockwaves convulsing the political world below.

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Hillary Clinton email scandal: everything we know so far

Trump and Clinton had been tied 45%-45% in a Quinnipiac poll October 17. Clinton still confident despite email investigation: 'There is no case here!' The FBI prompted a political firestorm on Friday when it said investigators had "learned of the existence of emails that appeared to be pertinent to the investigation" into Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state.

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ISIS chief al-Baghdadi tells jihadists in Mosul 'do not retreat'

The allegations are based on interviews with local officials and eyewitnesses, who said the violations took place in a group of villages located on the south-eastern bank of the Tigris river and under the control of the Sab'wai tribal militia.

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Aid Group: Over 1 Million in Mosul Face 'Grave Danger'

It was not clear when the recording was produced. Iraqi army and federal police units are mired near Hamam al-Ali, 19 miles south of Mosul , amid stiff resistance from Islamic State fighters, according to the AP. Maj. The IS leader also threatened to carry out multiple attacks in Saudi Arabia, targeting the Islamic kingdom's security services, government officials and, notably, members of Al Saud royal family, while accusing them of siding with countries involved in hostilities in Iraq and ...

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Hillary Clinton Stops By Early Voting Location In Lauderhill

It was during the 2008 campaign that Obama blocked Clinton's path to the presidency by winning the party primary. He was separated this year from Huma Abedin, one of Clinton's closest advisers. Clinton, he said, summarising his position, "is so much better qualified than the other guy". In his remarks Tuesday, Obama said that men wary of the candidate should investigate their own sentiments, suggesting they might be unaware of a latent sexism in their political views.

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Hertfordshire police rated 'good' after inspection

The constabulary has made changes to the way it responds to demand for its services by placing a number of police officers in the control room to manage calls and assess risk more effectively. "We are already working to better understand the demand for services and what this means for the public of South Yorkshire". The report looked into how effective Kent Police are.

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US Cops Killed in Iowa 'Ambush', Suspect Held

Anthony Beminio. Two police officers have been killed after coming under fire in apparent "ambush-style attacks" in and near the city of Des Moines in Iowa, officials say. The same year, he also pleaded guilty to harassment and was ordered jailed. While Bill Clinton and Tim Kaine called off their Des Moines appearances Wednesday out of respect for Sgt.

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Indonesian speedboat capsizes killing at least 18

There were 39 survivors a helicopter would be sent out to search for bodies, the region's police chief, Sam Budigusdian, told reporters. About 90 people were on the boat, which capsized off the Indonesian island of Batam, the island's police chief Sambudi Gusdian said.

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Judge to rule later on county voter challenges

FILE - A man holds a protest sign at rally in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, after the start of a federal trial challenging the state's voting rights law, July 13, 2015. Dr. William Barber told reporters at a Monday press conference. "Of the three that I did actually speak to who was the voter, in each instance they advise that they were able to cast the ballot as they wanted, they just had to deselect and reselect", she said.

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Iraqi forces seize state TV building as they set foot in Mosul

The Norwegian Refugee Council warned that more than 1 million civilians trapped inside Mosul "are in grave danger" as Iraqi troops advance into the city. Other forces that have participated in the approach - the Kurdish peshmerga fighting to the north, and Shiite militias in the west - are being kept away because their presence in Mosul would probably alienate the city's Sunni population.

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FBI Investigations Into Trump-Russia Ties Yield Little

Mr. Mook, her campaign manager, has decried what he called a "blatant double standard" following a CNBC report that FBI Director James Comey opposed releasing details about possible Russian interference in the US election because it was too close to Election Day.

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Zuma Abandons Bid to Block Release of Graft Ombusman's Report

A commission of inquiry should be established to investigate separate allegations centered on Zuma's close relationship with the Guptas, a business family of Indian immigrants that has been accused of meddling in the government for its own financial benefit, according to the report by the state public protector's office.

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Lebanese presidents asks ex-PM Hariri to form new government

Berri, head of the Amal Movement, is one of the most influential figures in Lebanon and his previous opposition to the deal that saw Michel Aoun elected head of state this week was seen as an obstacle to forming the new government. According to Lebanon's sectarian-based power-sharing system, the president must be a Maronite Christian, the prime minister a Muslim Sunni and the parliament speaker a Shiite Muslim.

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Tipu Sultan not a freedom fighter: Karnataka High Court

Tipu Sultan, also known as the Tiger of Mysore, was an 18th century Mysore ruler. Karnad's comments that he would have liked it if the Bengaluru airport (now called Kempegowda International Airport) in Bengaluru been named after Tipu Sultan since the ruler was born in Devanahalli-on the outskirts of Bengaluru turned into a big controversy.

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Fires break out in migrant camp

Arson attacks began as early as Tuesday evening and intensified overnight, destroying makeshift shops and tents at the entrance of the squalid camp, according to police. The fear is they will return to set up camp again once the clearance is over. "It's not our custom", Buccio said. A total of 5,596 adults and children have been brought from the cold and damp of the Jungle for resettlement, the interior and housing ministries said in a joint statement.

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United Kingdom credit rating at risk of downgrade, Moody's warns

London's High Court will hand down its judgment on whether May and her ministers have the authority to invoke Article 50 of the EU Lisbon Treaty, the mechanism by which a country can leave the bloc, without the explicit backing of parliament.

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'No written deals on Filipinos' return to Scarborough'

According to the fishermen, only a small Chinese Coast Guard vessel remains inside a lagoon at the shoal. Chinese President Xi Jinping told Mr Duterte there was no reason for hostility and hard topics "could be shelved temporarily". The Chinese occupation of the shoal has been a sore point in relations, with Filipino fishermen frequently complaining that Chinese ships drive them away from their fishing grounds.

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Survivor: Capsized Indonesia boat was crowded

Gusdian said an Indonesian woman believed to be responsible for the voyage was arrested as she tried to leave Batam for nearby Singapore. According to Channel News Asia, local police Chief Sam Budi Gusdian confirmed the news and said that rescue operations are going on.

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Leahy on new FBI investigation into Clinton's emails

That analysis is based on preference polling, recent electoral history, demographic trends and campaign priorities such as advertising, travel and on-the-ground staff. The New York Times also assailed Comey, accusing him in an editorial in its Tuesday's edition of sending "a brief, inscrutable, election-shaking letter " in a "breathtakingly rash and irresponsible decision".

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Urbandale Officer Killed In Early Morning Shootings Identified As Rockwell City Native

Paul Parizek said. Scott Michael Greene, 46, was arrested about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday in the shooting deaths of Urbandale police Officer Justin Martin and Des Moines Sgt. Greene remained outside the stadium with the Confederate flag and an American one that day, drawing a crowd of onlookers after police removed him, said Denzil Miller, 18, a high school senior in Des Moines who posted about the incident on social media.

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Migrant crisis: Fate of Calais children uncertain

After processing they will leave for 450 centres in various parts of France and be given the opportunity to claim asylum. A further 85 buses are expected to arrive on Tuesday and Wednesday, with officials saying the entire operation will last at least a week.

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Over 13 Killed in Latest India-Pakistan Border Firing

If Pakistan inflicts injuries on India, the costs are going to be far heavier for them, Union Minister Arun Jaitley has said, asserting that there is a shift in India's approach towards dealing with cross-border tensions as it has "suffered enough in silence" for Pakistan's terror export.

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Independent candidate gaining in Utah slams Trump as sexist

With recent polls in the heavily Mormon state showing a decisive swing to McMullin, Trump used an appearance on Fox News to dismiss the independent candidate as "a puppet" being manipulated by The Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, a "Never Trump" Republican, who has tried for months to field an independent candidate to take on the GOP nominee.

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Putin Dismisses Idea That Russia Is Trying to Influence US Elections

According to Mr. Putin, the US has blamed Russian Federation for the computer hacks in order to affect public opinion prior to next month's election. Russian authorities have also slammed Washington for "unprecedented" threats after US Vice President Joe Biden told NBC this month that Putin would receive a "message" over the alleged hacking.

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Indians Fans Again Must Wait Until 'Next Year'

Chicago got two more runs in the fifth inning on a solo homer by Baez on the first pitch he saw from the Indians' Kluber. Chicago Cub fans celebrate after their win in Game 6 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, Nov.

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Education suffers in cross-LoC shelling in Kashmir

Sharma, said Thursday that almost 300 schools were closed this week after cross-border firing escalated between Indian and Pakistani troops, with 14 civilians killed Monday and Tuesday. The senior officer of the Border Security Force also showed images of BSF's firing which targeted only military bunkers in Pakistan . Sources said during the 30-minute meeting, the issue of burning of schools in the Valley came up in the discussion.

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Zuma report points to possible corruption

Thousands of South Africans demonstrated on Wednesday for the resignation of Zuma, who apologized earlier this year after the Constitutional Court said he flouted the constitution in a scandal over millions of dollars in state spending on his rural home.

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France, UK "fell short" over children in "Jungle" camp closure

The EU has called on the United Kingdom to accept minors who have family ties in Britain, and French President Francois Hollande has also pressed the British government to take its share of responsibility for the fate of the children. Firefighters have doused several dozen fires set by migrants as they left the makeshift camp where they have been living near the northern French city of Calais.


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