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Iraqi Kurds say open to talks after Baghdad military operation

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An Iraqi court has ordered the arrest of the vice-president of the Kurdistan Region for calling troops sent to Kirkuk this week "occupying forces". Local police, with support from national anti-terrorist forces, are in charge of security in Kirkuk, the Prime Minister said, banning the presence of any other armed group in the province. Read More »

Polestar unveils their first vehicle as an independent company

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Volvo claims this will be the only hybrid released under the Polestar brand, with all future vehicles expected to be fully electric. It will begin production in mid-2019. "Most electric cars are fast - that's a product of the attributes of an electric motor", says Ingenlath. This performance delivers 75% more results than the Chevrolet Volt. Read More »

Pak's Accountability Bureau Reaches UK To Probe Nawaz Sharif's Assets

The court rejected this application as well. The NAB team is expected to seek answers from United Kingdom authorities and also record statements of some important witnesses before filing legal charges against Sharif and his family. Unlike the previous hearing on October 13 when lawyers created chaos, the situation was totally different, peaceful and smooth. A second lawyer from Sharif's legal team, Ayesha Hamid, sought a delay in the indictment until the Supreme Court decided on a petition ... Read More »

New Zealand's kingmaker holds caucus meeting amid talk decision is close

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The Labour-NZ First coalition will control 55 of the 120 seats in the country's parliament, meaning it will be dependent on the Green Party and its eight lawmakers to overcome the 61-seat threshold to pass policies. Bill English became prime minister in 2016 when his predecessor John Key unexpectedly resigned. The Opposition's foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong congratulated Ms Ardern and said the Turnbull Government needed to take "immediate action to rebuild relations". Read More »

Emotional scenes as capsized fishing trawler survivor reunited with wife

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Their families were told on Wednesday that if they'd not been found by nightfall, the chances of anyone still being alive were negligible. He was saved when a couple on a passing vessel heard his screams for help. The divers have specialist equipment to trace objects and vessels underwater while advanced sonar-scanning equipment is on its way up from Brisbane. Read More »

Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill

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Just last month parts of eastern Idaho were rattled by more than 140 small earthquakes. "Most of them are insignificant, small and only detected by scientific instruments". Officials say this is the best way to protect yourself from injuries. And the latest Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast projects "multifault ruptures"-simultaneous ruptures of multiple faults, a phenomenon that releases more energy and can create more powerful shaking". Read More »

Gold Star father: Trump's words misconstrued

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Sgt. Johnson's mother, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, who was also in the auto, confirmed the account , and said " President Trump did disrespect my son and my daughter and also me and my husband". I know it was kind of far-fetched thinking. "The check has been sent", spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said. The White House confirmed the president's call and gift, telling ABC News "the check has been sent". Read More »

Judge Orders Trump Administration to Allow Undocumented Teen to Obtain Abortion

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District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan rebuked the government lawyers. The ACLU attempted to add Jane Doe's case onto a related case in California, and while U.S. They also claimed they were not blocking her from getting an abortion because she could get one elsewhere if she agreed to leave the country. The young woman has been in the shelter around six weeks, longer than normal, and advocates fear ORR is purposefully holding her until she surpasses the 20-week mark in her pregnancy, leaving her ... Read More »

Socialite Ksenia Sobchak runs for Russian President

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Kirill Rogov, a well-known political analyst, told Novaya Gazeta, an opposition newspaper, that Sobchak's candidacy was "convenient" for the Kremlin, but that she would be forced to withdraw if opinion polls indicated she was likely to win over 15 percent of the vote. Read More »

Mnuchin has an important warning for stock-market investors

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So we'll see where it comes out". "An additional top rate may apply to the highest-income taxpayers to ensure that the reformed tax code is at least as progressive as the existing tax code and does not shift the tax burden from high-income to lower- and middle-income taxpayers", the tax framework document says. Read More »

CM Sindh assures to provide adequate security for PSL matches: Sethi

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Addressing a press conference he said Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah has assured of all cooperation including fool proof security for the global event. He further disclosed that a budget of Rs. 1.5 billion has been alloted for the renovation of the cricket stadium. The chief minister assigned the task of coordination between Sindh government and PCB over security arrangement and other matters to his principal secretary. Read More »

Doug Jones, Roy Moore are tied

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Moore told TIME that his position is about respect for the law and for fallen soldiers. "Sodomy was declared illegal by the United States Supreme Court in 1987". "Well I'm going to be meeting with Roy sometime next week, and we're going to talk to him about a lot of different things", Trump replied, lamely. Moore is referring to a section of the US code that establishes guidelines for appropriate conduct during the anthem, but that section does not list any legal penalties for not ... Read More »

Iran's military chief vows to cooperate with Syria against 'Zionist enemy' Israel

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The Islamic Republic will not accept Israeli violations of Syrian airspace, the Iranian general said according to the Islamic Republic News Agency . "Syria and the Islamic Republic of Iran have common views on many areas especially in fight against terrorism and agree on fighting terrorism to eradicate it from the whole lands of Syria", General Ayoub said during a joint press conference with Major General Mohammad Baqeri, head of the Iranian armed forces, in Damascus. Read More »

Berks part of USA crackdown on underage sex trafficking

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The operation, involving hundreds of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and local police officers, took place with several worldwide partners, including the UK, Canada, Thailand, Cambodia, and the Philippines. The youngest victim was a 3-month-old, the agency, along with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, announced Wednesday. Also on October 13, a 16-year old girl was recovered by FBI El Paso, after an undercover agent called an online advertisement for entertainment. Read More »

46% think media make up stories about Trump

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Eight-five percent of individuals who strongly approved of Trump's performance in office said the media invented stories about Trump, compared to just 7% from that subset who said the media did not invent stories. Fifty-one percent of respondents said no, while another 28 percent said yes, the federal government should have that power. A majority of voters, 51 percent, disagree that the government should have that power and another 21 percent are undecided. Read More »

Erdogan expects United States visa spat to be resolved soon

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According to diplomatic sources, the Turkish group was led by Deputy Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Ahmet Muhtar Gun, and the US delegation was led by Jonathan Cohen, deputy assistant secretary of State. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, US delegation and visa crisis was negotiated to resolve. After Turkey detained a USA embassy staffer, Washington stopped issuing non-immigrant visas from its missions in Turkey, prompting Turkish missions in the United States to hit back with a tit-for-tat ... Read More »

Sessions: I Don't Know If Preemptive Trump Pardons Would Be Appropriate

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That scenario is a hot topic in light of Special Counsel Bob Mueller's Russian Federation probe, as President Trump has reportedly asked advisers about his abilities to pardon himself and those close to him, and Mueller's team has appeared to take measures to circumvent that possibility, by working with the NY state attorney general's office. Read More »

Tillerson chides China while calling for greater ties with India

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Noting that more than 600 American companies operate in India, Tillerson said the United States foreign direct investment has jumped by 500 per cent in the past two years alone. Washington and India have been building stronger ties for some time, but Tillerson made one of the clearest cases yet for the "shared values" underpinning the relationship. Read More »

Probe in Robert Vadra worldwide air tickets case hits a dead end

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Based on the media report, the BJP yesterday fielded Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman , who mounted a fierce assault on the Congress leadership over alleged "links" that Vadra had with Bhandari. Congress on Wednesday alleged that a few corporate houses sponsored 70 odd trips that Prime minister Narendra Modi undertook as chief minister of Gujarat in chartered planes. Read More »

Round Four Of NAFTA Talks End

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Negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. have concluded the fourth round of talks on the renegotiation of NAFTA. Lighthizer also said he was "surprised and disappointed by the resistance to change" from Canada and Mexico regarding reducing US trade deficits, a top priority for the Trump administration. Read More »

Shooting in business park near Baltimore, multiple injuries reported

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Shots were fired in the Emmorton Business Park before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. All schools in the Harford area have been placed on lockdown as an "abundance of caution" in the wake of the shooting. He said it sounded like it was coming from a business about a half-block away. Multiple businesses in the area were reportedly on lockdown. Then, he heard a bunch of more arguing. Read More »

Asia Cup: India,South Korea manage 1-1 draw

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Goals from Chinglensana Singh (17'), Ramandeep Singh (44') and Harmanpreet Singh (45') ensured the top spot in Pool A for India. After a one-day rest, the battle of Super 4s of Hero Asia Cup gets underway today at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium, with Malaysia taking on Pakistan in the day's first match before India square off against holders South Korea. Read More »

Police arrest Mufti Qavi from Punjab highway in Qandeel murder case

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Mufti Qavi had appeared before the sessions court for the first time in connection with the murder case on Tuesday. Previously, Qavi's lawyer had requested for one-day time to prepare his arguments in the case on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters after his appearance, Mufti Qavi said he was cooperating with the investigation officer of the case. Accompanied by police at a press conference, Waseem alleged to have drugged and strangled her, saying that she "brought dishonour to the Baloch name" ... Read More »

2 sailors die 4 days apart in same Georgia home

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Friends said Bell, devastated after losing his best friend, was found dead inside the same home just four days later. Paramedics confirmed he was dead and police began a crime scene investigation. "I just wish there was something that we could've done to foresee what was going to happen, maybe help them". It's a very quiet neighborhood. "My heart is breaking for the families". Read More »

What caused Britain's red sky in the morning?

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Passers-by stopped to snap photographs of the sky, which seemed to have an eerie tinge of red in some areas. Skies across Britain turned an unusual shade of yellow-orange on Monday, due to an unexpected secondary effect of Hurricane Ophelia . Read More »

PTV Sports Pakistan vs Sri Lanka third ODI Live Streaming

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The live broadcast of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI will be available on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD while free live streaming is available on SonyLIV. Dushmantha Chameera and Chamara Kapugedara are in. PAK vs SL ODI will be played in Abu Dhabi and will be played under lights. Amir, who was ruled out of the on-going ODI series due to a shin injury, has been included in the team subject to fitness clearance. Read More »

Soros donated one of the funds, nearly $ 20 billion

A representative from Open Society did not respond to a request for comment from Fortune . The figure "reflects an ongoing process of asset transfer that has been underway for several years", spokeswoman Laura Silber told AFP on Tuesday. Read More »

Pizza Hut delays notifying customers' of data breach

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In 2012, Pizza Hut Australia had its website hacked, with the personal information of 240,000 customers compromised , according to ZDNet. Some customers also reported fraudulent card transactions, which they suspect may have occurred due to the Pizza Hut hack. Read More »

Cork City FC crowner Premier League Champions

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A Cork City spokesperson told The42 that the club will not be able to fully assess the situation until the weather abates and a decision on tomorrow's SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixture will then be made accordingly. We went through liquidation and we've come out the other side. "A huge sense of relief", said Cork North Central TD and avid Cork City fan Jonathan O'Brien as he described the atmosphere after the game. Read More »

Comey 'The Best Thing That Ever Happened to' Hillary Clinton

The now-public records show the email titled "Midyear Exam - UNCLASSIFIED" was sent by Comey on May 2, 2016, to Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, general counsel James Baker and chief of staff and senior counselor James Rybicki. Trump fired Comey in May, as the FBI director was leading an investigation into whether the president's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to influence the election. Read More »

Terror Threat Worst in his Career — UK Intelligence Head

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Extremists of all ages, gender and backgrounds, united only by the toxic ideology of violent victory that drives them, " said Parker, who has headed MI5 since 2013. He drew attention to the fact that that terrorist attacks "can sometimes accelerate from inception through planning to action in just a handful of days", something that "can give us a smaller window to intervene". Read More »

Jharkhand CM orders fresh probe into death of Simdega girl

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The family held a ration card for low-income families and a unique ID connected to a government biometric programme, according to the girl s mother Koyli Devi. However, of the 2.3 crore people in Jharkhand who are covered under the public distribution system, the government's own records show that only 1.7 crore have linked their Aadhaar numbers, Kumar told Scroll.in. Read More »