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Snow, 75mph gales and heavy rain to SMASH Britain TOMORROW

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Some homes and businesses could also be flooded. Many places within the warning area will see up to 2in (5cm) of rain, with around 4in (10cm) possible over higher ground. AccuWeather meteorologist Tyler Roys said: "Peak wind gusts of around 50mph will be across much of England and Wales with gusts towards 75mph across western and southern coastal and higher locations". Read More »

Gabby Douglas opens up in Aly Raisman apology: I was abused, too

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Aly adds that just because he plead guilty to only seven, doesn't mean that there aren't more out there. Prosecutors said they will not oppose concurrent sentencing and they will not prosecute Nassar for any of the other women who have filed complaints against him with police in MI. Read More »

J&K: Three LeT terrorists gunned down in Magam area of Handwara

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The gun battle was ongoing till the filing of this report. "Militants, who were hiding in a house, were asked to surrender but they kept firing". "Contact with militants was established early morning, " an official said. His elder brother Musaib was killed in an encounter in the Hajin area of Bandipora district in January this year. General officer commanding of the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General JS Sandhu, had said the army has to deal with a "very difficult" terrain ... Read More »

People hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire tops 125

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Monday at the Verla International cosmetics factory, about an hour's drive from New York City . Up to 35 people were being treated for injuries, including seven firefighters, a lot of them from the nearby city of Newburgh, Town Supervisor George Green said. Read More »

Iranian Man Charged In HBO Hack That Released 'Game Of Thrones' Script

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Still, U.S. Attorney Joon Kim noted that Mesri doubtlessly perfected some of his techniques while working in Tehran. Behzad Mesri, an Iran-based hacker, allegedly hacked into HBO servers in May, stole confidential company data over the course of several months, and then attempted to extort HBO for $ 6 million in Bitcoin , according to the indictment released by US prosecutors in Manhattan Tuesday morning. Read More »

Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque

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The cause of the explosion was the teenage suicide bomber, who came there with a suicide vest. "People near the mosque said the prayer was midway when the bomber, who was obviously in the congregation, detonated his explosives". Boko Haram had even taken hold of the territory in 2014, but was pushed out by military troops the following year. In a statement, the president's office said the government would do "everything required to secure the state from the deadly menace of Boko Haram". Read More »

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai doubts ruling party ability

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They assisted him to control the ruined nation and subdue the opposition. Now, Members of Parliament say the way is clear. "We are going to impeach - the man has to go", said another Zanu-PF lawmaker, MacKenzie Ncube. Mugabe was urged to resign or face impeachment. "We are confident to take our beloved country out of its present circumstances and set it on a desired development trajectory", Chiwenga said. Read More »

Lebanon's PM returns to Beirut after abrupt resignation while in Saudi Arabia

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Hariri's arrival in Cairo coincided with the arrival of the Egyptian president from a two-day visit to Cyprus where he attended a tripartite summit with Greece. President Aoun accused Saudi Arabia of holding Mr Hariri against his will but both the Saudis and Mr Hariri denied this. Mr Hariri abruptly announced he was resigning during a trip to Saudi Arabia on 4 November. Read More »

Woman Proudly Displays 'F**k Trump' On Her Truck, Pays The Price

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She added a profane message against Nehls, whom she previously worked with at the Fort Bend County jail, after her arrest related to a 2015 investigation into alleged fraudulent possession or use of identifying information. Fonesca ended up in jail anyway, after someone ratted her out over an outstanding warrant. Along with her attorney and family, Fonseca held a press conference outside the Fort Bend County Justice Center Monday morning "regarding the injustice against" her by "Fort Bend ... Read More »

Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

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George W. Bush originally designated North Korea as a terrorism sponsor, but removed Pyongyang in 2008 in an effort to broker a nuclear deal. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism is part of a push to continue "to turn the pressure up". Read More »

Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention in Arab affairs, vowing United Nations approach

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An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran, a first disclosure by a senior Israeli official of such contacts. Speaking to the Saudi newspaper Elaph , Gen Gadi Eisenkot described Iran as the "biggest threat to the region" and said Israel would be prepared to share intelligence with "moderate" Arab states like Saudi Arabia in order to "deal with" Tehran. Read More »

Ellen took on Donald Trump's anti-elephant policy & he suspended it

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The US Fish and Wildlife Service had already moved to begin allowing people to import hunted lion trophies from Zambia and Zimbabwe . In fact, the reversal of the 2014 ban caused such an uproar that by the end of the day, President Trump tweeted that he had chose to reverse the reversal , writing, "Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts". Read More »

Hillary Clinton, the Biggest and Worst Loser in America's Political History

Either way, President Trump wasn't that impressed with Clinton's latest bellyaching, taking to Twitter Saturday morning he resurrected an oldie but goodie, calling Clinton "Crooked Hillary". She also alleged voter suppression in the elections and said, "In a couple of places, most notably Wisconsin, I think it had a dramatic impact on the outcome". Read More »

Province Proposes Legislation to End College Strike

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But the NDP blocked a government attempt to table the bill by refusing unanimous consent to allow the Liberals to do so Thursday evening after the normally scheduled time period for introducing legislation. "For five weeks, students were left wondering how they could afford to pay for their education". Ms. Horwath said that in the few minutes she had to leaf through the bill after it was tabled, she noticed changes to the arbitration process that bothered her. Read More »

Bill Clinton says Trump should "stop seeking enemies"

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Al Franken late Thursday night, attacking the senator for a recently unearthed photograph showing him appearing to fondle the breasts of a fellow entertainer on a military tour. "Look at the contrast between Al Franken , accepting responsibility, apologizing, and Roy Moore and Donald Trump who have done neither", Clinton told NY radio station WABC. Read More »

Rain, wind, snow on tap; sunny Sunday to follow

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Accumulation of less than half an inch is possible. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 23 miles per hour becoming westerly in the afternoon. For now, and for consistency purposes; the forecast will go with the idea of a cold front arriving Wednesday with some scattered showers. Read More »

North Korea can not abandon nuclear programme, ambassador says

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It's been about nine weeks since Pyongyang conducted its last missile test - a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile test near Japan on September 15. China on Thursday reiterated its call for an agreement between North Korea and the USA under which the North would gain concessions if it freezes its nuclear weapons program, apparently contradicting remarks a day earlier by President Donald Trump. Read More »

Norwegian wealth fund plans to divest of oil and gas

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The sovereign wealth fund, fuelled by the state's oil revenues which have dropped sharply in recent years, is now worth around 8.24 trillion kroner (854 billion euros), invested primarily in shares (65.9 percent) as well as bonds and real estate. Read More »

Airbus secures record $49.5bn order

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The Indigo Partners deal is the single largest order by number of aircraft that any individual plane maker has received. "Hopefully I can do better than that", he added. Airbus employees even filled a news conference on Sunday expecting the A380 sale. Franke described this as an aggressive but achievable target. The deal, announced at the Dubai Air Show, is for 273 A320neos and 157 A321neos. Read More »

Moody's lifts India's rating to Baa2

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Moody's has also upgraded India's local currency senior unsecured rating to Baa2 from Baa3 and its short-term local currency rating to P-2 from P-3, according to a statement from the agency. However, the other two global rating agencies - Fitch and Standard & Poor's - maintain a BBB- rating with a stable outlook for India. Although Moody's acknowledged that the Indian economy has taken a beating as a result of the goods and service tax (GST) and demonetisation, it reckoned that both would ... Read More »

Trump Encourages Elephant Hunting by Lifting Ban on Trophy Imports

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The finding applies to elephants hunted in Zimbabwe on or after January 21, 2016, and on or before December 31, 2018, and elephants hunted in Zambia during 2016, 2017 and 2018, according to Fish and Wildlife spokesperson. And that number continues to decline each year. Every day, around 100 African elephants are killed for their tusks, which end up being sold mainly on the Asian market. Read More »

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

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At the same time, he has been tirelessly travelling the country to court potential voters from all walks of life, including the country's 700,000-strong garment industry workforce, which was a core support base for the CNRP during the 2013 election. Read More »

UNSC to vote on Syria chem gas attacks probe

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The draft resolution was rejected as only four members of the council voted in favor, seven voted against and four abstained. " Russia has refused to engage on our draft resolution — which the vast majority of council members agree is the most viable text — in spite of our multiple attempts to consider Russian concerns", said the spokesperson, who wasn't authorized to be quoted by name. Read More »

Heitkamp supports ethics investigation into Franken

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Al Franken forcibly kissed and groped her, said Thursday that Franken's forced kiss on her years ago was "persistent" and "uncomfortable". When reading her part, she realized that she should kiss with the comedian and supposed that she could improvise and avoid it, but the day of the presentation she was cornered by Franken who was insisting on "practicing" the kiss . Read More »

Assault On Uber Passengers Spurns Class Action Lawsuit

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The lawsuit suggests a few ways in which Uber can better address sexual violence and harassment against women after it has already occurred. The lawsuit also argues that the ride-sharing company misrepresents the safety of being an Uber passenger in general. Read More »

Russia Used Video Game Screenshots to "Prove" the US Is Assisting ISIS

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The US-led anti-ISIS coalition "tried to disturb" the Russian aviation in Abu Kamal to enable the jihadists to escape. "British researcher Eliot Higgins of investigative site Bellingcat was among the first to find a YouTube clip of "Special Ops Squadron" showing that Russia's defense ministry shared a cropped screenshot as an "irrefutable" proof", evidenced most clearly by identical text appearing in both the video game footage and Moscow's photo of the Islamic State convoy. Read More »

Sessions raises prospect of special counsel on GOP concerns

In addition to the meeting with Papadopoulos, former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page testified before the House Intelligence Committee recently that he told Sessions of his plans to travel to Moscow. Papadopolous pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with Russians. Sessions repeatedly declined to answer questions related to the infamous dossier about Donald Trump prepared by retired British agent Christopher Steele, saying he would have to ... Read More »

At least three killed in California school shooting

Officials said they recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns from the shooter . All other student were transported to a safe location following the shooting. The roommates lived close to the gunman, and he said that the gunman was firing off rounds. "That evolved into multiple victims and multiple shots at the school", the deputy said. Read More »

PM back for gay marriage results

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More than 16 million surveys were sent out across Australia by the ABS, allowing people to have their say in the postal plebiscite. Mr Turnbull has previously said same-sex marriage would legalised by Christmas if Australians voted Yes and expected the legislation to "sail through parliament ". Read More »

Trump nominates former pharma exec Alex Azar as health secretary

President Donald Trump on Monday nominated former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a vacancy left by ousted chief Tom Price . Prices are "out of control" and "have gone through the roof", Trump said. Professionally, Azar has another set of skills that may be valuable to the president. Read More »

Hate Crimes Up In Minnesota In 2016

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The remaining incidents were motivated by a gender identity, disability, or gender bias. More than half of those against people were assault cases, while almost 45 percent were crimes of intimidation . In 2014, officials reported 22 hate crimes . The FBI's report was consistent with a report released earlier this year by a civil rights group that found an apparent increase in the number of anti-Muslim hate groups this past year. Read More »

President Duterte Claims He Stabbed Someone to Death at 16

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In 2015, while he was mayor of Davao City, Mr. Duterte said in an interview with Esquire that he had stabbed someone to death when he was 17 years old . Why? Mr Duterte has frequently hit the headlines since being elected as president previous year. More than 3,900 people have been killed as part of Duterte's crackdown, according to Reuters , though police have said the killings were in self-defense. Read More »

West Indies to Play Twenty20 Series for Next Five Years in Pakistan

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Najam Sethi-Chairman PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) informed on Saturday that the West Indies cricket team would be visiting Pakistan consecutively for five years back to back to play a three-match Twenty20 series. Following the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team in 2009 outside the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, global teams didn't tour the country due to security fears. Read More »

Saudi-led strikes hit defence ministry in Yemen capital

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Two air strikes targeted the ministry late on Friday and plumes of smoke could be seen billowing from the building, the rebel media network Al Masirah quoted witnesses as saying. The coalition tightened its blockade on Yemen after the missile was sacked. Aid groups say 17 million people of Yemen's 27 million population suffer from food insecurity. Read More »

At least 16 dead as overloaded boat capsizes in India

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The ill-fated boat was being operated by a private company and was said to be on a trial run. Last week, at least nine people, including five children, drowned in two incidents in Vaishali and Samastipur districts of Bihar today, police had said. Read More »