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Russian Su-24 Warplane Crashes in Syria, All Crew Members Dead

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Both crew members eject, the pilot is killed by ground fire while the other crewman is rescued. At the same time, the defense Ministry said that the destruction of the earth as a result of incident no. Initial reports said that the chopper was shot down, but the Defence Ministry subsequently denied those reports. Russian Federation has staged air strikes in Syria in support of the regime of Bashar al-Assad since 2015. Read More »

3 people wounded in Kenya protest to reform electoral body

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The election which saw the announcement of incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta as victor, was annulled by the supreme court and has been re-scheduled for October 26. Kenyatta said he is ready for the election because he is sure that Kenyans will rally behind him as they did in the August 8 election that was nullified by the Supreme Court. Read More »

USA approves $15 billion worth THAAD missiles sale to Saudi Arabia

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Soon after the arms deals with Moscow were announced , the Pentagon said the U.S. State Department had approved the possible sale of a THAAD antimissile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion. The S-400 is Russia's most advanced long-range mobile air defense missile system. "This sale furthers USA national security and foreign policy interests, and supports the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian and other regional ... Read More »

Heavy rain likely in northern Odisha

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Though rain and strong winds that lashed the city from Sunday night had eased, the Met department forecast one or two spells of rain in Kolkata and adjoining areas till tommorow. It is likely to move west-northwestwards initially during next 24 hours and move northwards thereafter. Departure of flights from Kolkata airport were temporarily suspended due to bad weather. Read More »

Trump asks me for tweeting advice, says his ex-wife Ivana

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She also said she was offered the post of ambassador to the Czech Republic , her native country, but turned it down because she already has "a ideal life". Mr Trump's first wife was raised in communist Czechoslovakia and married the property mogul in 1977. "And if you want to get your words across rightly, without telling The New York Times, which is going to twist every single word of yours, this is how you get your message out, '" Trump said she told her ex-husband. Read More »

United States approves $15 billion sale of THAAD missile system to Saudi Arabia

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Meanwhile, King Salman of Saudi Arabia has entered into a preliminary agreement to purchase Russia's S-400 surface-to-air missile defence system, he announced in Moscow last week. That is while, Iran has never attacked a neighboring country for the past three centuries. Saudi Arabia's neighbours, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, have also been supplied THAAD systems. Read More »

Game ball for week 5 loss to Michigan State

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MI got the ball to start the game and marched down the field in just under seven minutes, opening the scoring on a 30-yard field goal from Quinn Nordin. 7 Wolverines and reign in the MI rain. "Can't say enough about our defense", Dantonio said. ROLLING OUT: Michigan prides itself on playing man-to-man defense. Read More »

13th person from Hollywood nursing home dies, lawyer says

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A Florida nursing home that had 12 patients die after Hurricane Irma has laid off workers. Franco lived only 26 days after her husband of 61 years, Miguel Antonio Franco, was among the eight September 13 deaths at the overheated Hollywood Hills facility across a parking lot from Hollywood Memorial Regional Hospital. Read More »

EPA Plans to Repeal Clean Power Plan

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The move to repeal the Obama-era rule has always been expected. The Environmental Protection Agency just announced plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan, Obama's signature climate rule aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Read More »

Spanish gov't to take measures if Catalonia region unilaterally declares independence

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Last week, he said he planned to formally declared independence from Spain "at the end of this week or the beginning of next", while also calling for worldwide help in solving the crisis through mediation. Puigdemont is set to appear in the parliament of Catalonia on Tuesday after Monday meeting was suspended by the Spanish Constitutional Court. But pressure builds: Spain's deputy prime minister, Sáenz de Santamaría, warned in a radio interview that the government will make decisions to ... Read More »

Spain the 11th Team to Qualify for the 2018 World Cup

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Victory in Jerusalem is necessary for La Roja if they want to be top seeds in the draw for the World Cup group stage, which will be made on December 1. Despite this, Albanian team for today after 8 rounds in the current qualifying cycle, earned 13 points with a goal difference of 10: 9 and takes 3rd place in the standings. Read More »

Chicago Man Arrested For Vandalizing Christopher Columbus Statue

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When the witness confronted them, the suspects tried to ride away on bicycles. If not, then both Christopher Columbus and the Native Americans would fall short of our present measures. I'm 58 years old now, so a long time. Similarly, many places have retooled Columbus Day to still mark the date without honoring the man. On the eve of the holiday honoring the famous Italian, many local Italians stressed that changing Columbus Day is an attack on their heritage. Read More »

Remnants From Nate Bringing Rain, Gusty Winds To Parts Of Tri

There is still quite a bit of variability in forecast models, but the consensus seems to focus the heaviest amounts - roughly 2 to 2.5 inches - along a swath from Buffalo, east northeast to near or south of Watertown in northern NY. The breezes will relax after sunset, and the clouds and showers keep us in the mid 70s. Tuesday should be dry with a high of 80 degrees. No confirmed tornadoes had been reported as of Sunday evening, but National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew ... Read More »

Man released following Natural History Museum crash

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A large police presence descended on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, yesterday afternoon after a black Toyota Prius hit people outside the museum at about 2.20pm. British media reported a vehicle had mounted the sidewalk outside the tourist attraction. Police said none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening. Read More »

TV Reporter Accuses Harvey Weinstein of Forcing Her to Watch Him Masturbate

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Sivan noted to HuffPost that Weinstein's auto was "stocked full of cases of Diet Coke", which she said she found to be odd. "I have a three-book deal with Weinstein Books , through Hachette", Brzezinski wrote on Saturday. A Democratic senator says it "probably makes sense" for all arms of the party that have received contributions from disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein to return it or donate it to charity. Read More »

Vegas shooter Paddock scouted Fenway Park

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We are aware of the media reports . The Red Sox are asking fans to arrive early for all postseason games at Fenway Park to leave time for security screenings at the gates. "The investigation is being led by the folks in Las Vegas, and we're in constant conversation with the fusion center here in MA, which is in constant contact with them", Baker said. Read More »

ICE Director: Arrests Coming To California Neighborhoods, Workplaces

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It also bars authorities from asking about immigration status. Jerry Brown signed SB54 into law , canceling nearly all cooperation state and local authorities can give to federal deportation officers. A number of cities in California, such as Los Angeles and San Francisco, have already banned police officers from collaborating with ICE on operations to capture undocumented immigrants. Read More »

Trump to Decertify Nuclear Deal With Iran

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If Trump did not certify the agreement, Congress would be free to apply sanctions upon Iran , a step that would represent the failure of enormous diplomatic effort. The White House has not yet responded to requests for clarification of Trump's comments. "ISIS? North Korea? Iran? ". During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Mattis was asked whether he believed it was now in the USA national security interest to remain in the agreement. Read More »

We Are In Good Condition To Play Uganda - Kwesi Appiah

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This comes at a time when coach James Appiah Kwesi dropped brothers Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew, claiming he wanted to give chance to upcoming players. The Black Stars will play their penultimate match this weekend when they face second-placed Uganda in Kampala. The former Uganda Cranes skipper was named as part of the interim technical staff for the national team since Mulitin "Micho" Sredojevic left and was available for the back to back games against Egypt. Read More »

Theresa May's British dream is a personal nightmare

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Shapps also said this came from across the party, including those who wanted to leave the European Union, remain and those "somewhere in the middle" like himself. He said the "overwhelming majority" of Tory MPs - including the "entirety" of the Cabinet - wanted her to carry on. Shapps, who served as Tory party chairman for three years, says a " growing number " of MPs, including five former cabinet ministers, want May to step down. Read More »

Putin Hosts Saudi King to Talk About Oil, Syria

King Salman even brought his own furniture along to the luxury hotels booked by the Saudi government for the visit. A thaw between Moscow and Riyadh helped reach November's deal in which Opec and 10 other oil-producing countries, including Russian Federation, agreed to cut their production in a bid to combat a supply glut and shore up crude prices. Read More »

United Nations slams Myanmar's denial of access to Rakhine

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Speaking at a press conference near the United Nations office in Geneva, humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said the lack of access in Myanmar was "unacceptable". On reports of mass graves of Hindus found in the violence-hit region, Haque said, "This is part of ethnic cleansing". The exodus from Myanmar to Bangladesh started in late August, when Rohingya militants attacked police posts in Rakhine, triggering a major security operation by the government of the Buddhist-majority country. Read More »

Malaysian fans hope F1 will make a return

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The driver who was on pole for the race, Danial Frost, ended up officially "winning". "But it's cooler conditions, generally the hotter places we struggle a little bit more, so hopefully it'll bring it back more into our window". "The Ferraris did bring quite a big upgrade", said the Briton, a three-time victor in Japan. Quickly promoted from Toro Rosso after a season and four races, the Dutchman, whose dad Jos drove for Red Bull predecessors Stewart GP, attracted attention from both ... Read More »

Tillerson Says US Concerned About Pakistan Govt's Future

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Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said Pakistan and United States need to actively work to achieve common objective for durable peace in the region, Radio Pakistan reported. Tillerson also asserted that the United States has a reliable partner in Pakistan. After the meeting, Tillerson said Pakistan was critical to the stability of South Asia . Read More »

Aging robot arm gets spacewalk surgery

One LEE typically stays attached to the ISS, anchoring the arm to the station; the other is extended out into space to grab objects. Today, it's routinely used to do inspections on the outside of the ISS, as well as grab and dock incoming cargo spacecraft. Read More »

Oil rises as Saudia Arabia and Russian Federation discuss output cuts throughout 2018

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On Thursday, Putin received the monarch in the gold-decorated St. Andrew Hall, one of the grandest spaces in the Kremlin, attended by soldiers in ceremonial dress and with an orchestra playing their countries' national anthems. She also expressed her gratitude to the Saudi foreign minister for his cooperation with Moscow , especially with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Read More »

Embassy caused delay of Jong-nam's autopsy, court told

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There has been no testimony about the motive for the killing, but North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is believed to have considered his older sibling a potential rival for power. "There is a very slim chance of survival" if VX has entered the bloodstream, he said. He said the report is based on interviews with people who will be called to testify as witnesses, therefore the information is not hearsay or prejudicial. Read More »

House Passes 'Pain Capable' Bill Banning Abortion After 20 Weeks

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The "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act", otherwise known as HR 36 , bans performed or attempted abortions on women who are 20 weeks pregnant or more. Democrats blasted the bill that they said would hurt the small number of women who learn after five months that their fetus has medical complications that are likely fatal and who seen an abortion. Read More »

Two killed in Pakistan shelling on LoC (Second Lead)

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Till reports last came in, shelling and firing exchanges were on in the area. The Director General (SA & SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian deputy high commissioner and condemned the violation by the forces, the Foreign Office said. Read More »

Oscar Pistorius has a 'horrific' movie made after him, here's the trailer

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The film was made with "blatant disregard for both the Steenkamp and Pistorius families, as well as a disregard for Reeva and Oscar", the family said in a statement shared via Twitter . When the movie hits the big screen in the USA, the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein will have heard arguments as to whether Pistorius should receive a heavier sentence than the six-year term for murder he is serving at the Atteridgeville Correctional Centre, west of Pretoria. Read More »

Bangladesh, Myanmar joint group to oversee Rohingya repatriation

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Suu Kyi, who has been severely criticised for her failure to intervene in a military crackdown on the Rohingya, said in a speech last month that Myanmar would take back "verified" refugees. Amidst the ongoing Rohingya crisis , the centre has approved two immigration check points along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh. Global aid groups fear tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who remain in northern parts of Rakhine are in urgent need of food, medicine and shelter after over a month ... Read More »

Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea

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The top USA diplomat also said broad sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear program "are beginning to have an effect". While Mr Tillerson and Chinese leaders didn't mention North Korea in public remarks, he did raise the issue behind closed doors, according to a senior State Department official who asked not to be identified. Read More »

Facebook to Handover 3000 Russian-Related Ads to Congress

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Fewer than half of the ads - which ran between 2015 and 2017 - were seen before the election, with 56 percent of them seen after the election. Half of the ads cost less than $3, and 99% cost less than $1,000. Tech companies need to change the way they operate, and Congress need to enact laws to make sure those changes happen. The woman in the ad with the rifle pulled the trigger of the weapon without a bullet in the chamber, according to the Post . Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's party set to elect him chief

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On October 2, the former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif made a court appearance in the hearing of three corruption references against him. Earlier on Sept 22, the Senate had passed the Election Bill 2017 with a majority vote, doing away with a clause which barred a person from serving as an office-bearer of a political party if he is either not qualified to be, or disqualified from being elected as a member of a parliament under Article 63 of the Constitution. Read More »

Marseille attack: Knifeman shot dead by army as one killed in stabbing

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Since 2015, more than 230 people across France have been killed in terrorist attacks, reporter Jake Cigainero says from Paris . The suspect killed by French soldiers after stabbing two women to death in Marseille, appeared to go by several identities, Marseille mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin told reporters on Sunday. Read More »

Pakistan was offered to exchange Kulbushan Jadhav with APS attacker: Asif

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Pakistan on Thursday objected to the U.S. plan seeking greater role of India in Afghanistan , accusing New Delhi of playing role of a spoiler in the war-torn country. As per the new rules of Pakistan's foreign policy , "No US delegation would be entertained without mutual agreement and strict protocol will be maintained with US delegations according to their official status", the Pakistan Foreign Office said. Read More »

Last flight departs as Iraq imposes ban for Kurdish independence vote

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The statement did not give more detail or indicate specifically whether Iraqi forces were planning to move toward the external border posts controlled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) from the Iranian and Turkish side. "An independent state is not being founded in northern Iraq, but on the contrary a continuously bleeding wound is being opened", he said. According to the Iraqi media, the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi released a statement expressing the premier's ... Read More »