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U.S. nuclear-powered supercarriers now operating in Asia-Pacific

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Jeong was quoted by the JCS as saying the increased deployment of US strategic assets to the area serves as "a strong warning to North Korea". "Amid the growing nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, the scope of U.S. The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and its accompanying strike group of destroyers have left the Middle East, where they had launched airstrikes against ISIS, to back up US forces in the Pacific, the US Navy announced on Wednesday. Read More »

Kenya to charge opposition leader's sister with incitement to violence

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They have argued that not enough had been done to ensure it is credible, and that it could lead to anarchy. Nauert also condemned an attack on the bodyguard of Kenya's Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu. He also said an election official's house had been "burned to ashes". Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday led the country in national prayers, calling on Kenyans to maintain peace ahead of the October 26 repeat presidential elections. Read More »

BJP to observe November 8 as 'anti-black money day'

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He also listed out a number of measures taken by the Modi government against the menace. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters on Wednesday that top ministers and BJP leaders will travel throughout the country to inform people about the steps the Modi government has taken to check the flow of tainted money. Read More »

Offshore law firm braces for Panama Papers-style exposé

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Hackers, who penetrated the Bermuda-based company previous year and compromised data it held on clients, have passed the information to journalists, according to The Daily Telegraph . The incident once again highlights why law firms are such as highly prized target for hackers, containing highly sensitive data on clients. Appleby , a firm based in Bermuda with offices in many tax havens, was said to be in the process of warning clients that they may be implicated in a massive leak of ... Read More »

Aadhaar, mobile number linking an attack on privacy, won't do it: Mamata

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Speaking at an extended core committee meeting of Trinamool Congress, Mamata Banerjee said that her telecom service provider can discontinue her connection, but she won't link her mobile number with Aadhaar. The actions of people like Mamata Banerjee clearly indicate that they are influenced by regressive thinking and may be willing to push the country backwards, just because it suits their individual dreams and ambitions. Read More »

Woman allegedly killed by dog attack

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The woman's partner is in hospital recovering from a serious wound on his leg from Simba's attack. The officers were trying to give first aid to the severely injured woman when it turned on them. Just after 3.40am, police were called to a home in Watson after reports two people had been attacked by a dog. In one instance in August, a person was left needing 42 stitches after being bitten by the pitbull. Read More »

Now House investigating Clinton email investigators

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The Republican chairmen of two House committees said they would jointly investigate the Department of Justice's handling of a 2016 inquiry into Ms Clinton's use of a private email server. Mueller was Federal Bureau of Investigation director when the probe began and Comey was director until Trump fired him. During an interview with C-SPAN's book TV, Clinton said critics of her corruption are "peddling bologna". Read More »

Ghost goal controversy blights second semifinal as Spain beat Mali

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Lassana N'Diaye scored a consolation goal for Mali in the 74th minute. The Spain defence will have to be alert against Mali as the Africans have more than enough pace and power to catch them off-guard on the counter. The credit for the first look at Mali's goal went to Ruiz, who raced down the right flank, rode a tackle and pulled the ball back and across the goalmouth. Read More »

In Africa, US envoy Haley voices concern over South Sudan

The aid worker spoke on condition of anonymity out of safety fears. Earlier on Wednesday, Haley met with President Salva Kiir, whom she said she told that the US was losing patience with the South Sudanese government's efforts to end the country's ongoing civil war. Read More »

ACA stabilization bill would lower deficit by $3.8B, CBO says

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Legislation to fund so-called cost-sharing reduction payments would save the US government $3.8 billion over a decade, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday . Premiums for 2019 would also not change under the legislation, relative to the CBO's baseline assumption that cost-sharing reductions would be fully funded for that year. Read More »

Appointment of Kashmir interlocutor will not impact Army operations: Army Chief

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Senior Congress leader and former home minister P Chidambaram said, "With the appointment of the interlocutor, I hope the government has finally admitted "muscular approach" has failed in J-K". The miliatnts across the border are sitting ready. Nineteen soldiers were killed when suspected Pakistani militants struck at an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri on September 18, 2016. Read More »

Australia to train Philippines in urban warfare

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This was affirmed during the meeting of Australia Minister for Defence Marise Payne and National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana today, October 24. "I think at this time, we can consider ourselves expert in urban fighting with our experience in Marawi because we managed to neutralize the last terrorist (unlike) in other countries where the terrorists managed to evade the opposing military force". Read More »

Republican senators plans tough terms for new Iran deal

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As the Trump administration makes moves to sanction Iran for its ballistic missile program and regional support of terrorism, Iran is increasingly frustrated with the United States' aggressive stance, which is being spearheaded by President Donald Trump and his congressional allies. Read More »

Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: General Motors Company (GM), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

About 19.79M shares traded or 17.66% up from the average. It has outperformed by 14.45% the S&P500. Instituational ownership is important too, as it can indicate larger banks have confidence in the company. "Reports 176% Increase In Q3 Earnings" on October 25, 2017. Wall Street experts also assign a $15.51 price target on Freeport-McMoRan Inc., pointing towards a 1.84% rally from current levels. Read More »

For those without Aadhaar, Centre willing to extend deadline for linking schemes

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The government has said that it will extend the deadline to link Aadhaar to government welfare schemes from December 2017 to March 2018. It also clarified that linking Aadhaar to bank accounts is mandatory. The bench, also comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, sought the response of the Attorney General who was allowed to mention the matter again on Monday after obtaining instructions. Read More »

Trump responds to dossier revelation: I'm the victim here

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday evening called the Post's reporting "the real Russian Federation scandal", and Trump quoted Fox News commentary on the Washington's Post's reporting early Wednesday. It comes after the President demanded intelligence officials release details of who paid for the research, which contained allegations Russia's secret service - the FSB - had a compromising video of Trump asking sex workers to urinate on a bed once slept on by ... Read More »

Charlotte man on FBI's Most Wanted list

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Castillo, so that we can provide some sense of closure to Sandy Ly Le's family", said Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney. The FBI cites CMPD Det Brent Koeck as stating that, upon meeting, Castillo had ordered Le withdraw a large sum of money from an ATM. Read More »

Poll Finds Support of Legal Weed at an All-time High

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Although more Democrats favored legalization - up to 72 percent from 67 percent - support fell among Independents to 67 percent from 70 percent. Advocates in MI are expected to qualify an initiative for the ballot next year that would regulate marijuana for adults, and at least 18 states are expected to have legalization bills introduced during their 2018 legislative sessions. Read More »

Dhinchak Pooja and Hina Khan in tears

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Controversial figure Arshi Khan has been trying her best to woo Hiten Tejwani in the Bigg Boss 11 house, much to the delight of the audience and housemates. Mehjabee tells Akash that she missed him. Mehjabi screams at Puneesh that what's her fault if she is dark colored and says that if I can leave my 1.5 years old son o come to teh show, what can i do to win it. Read More »

Scott Brown admits investigation into inappropriate comments

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But while Brown says he did compliment guests on their appearance, he says he'd seen them before the event looking "dirty and grungy" and that they'd cleaned up so nice he felt compelled to compliment them. 'Absolutely told people they could make great waitresses, ' he told Stuff . "When I hear things that affect my personal integrity and my wife's personal integrity and our representation as an ambassador I am going to jump right on it". Read More »

North Korea urges United Nations to discuss U.S. naval exercise as threat

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Warmbier died in June, shortly after returning home in a coma. Nandi-Ndaitwah was quoted by CNN saying that all the constructions by the North Korean company were done before the sanctions. China, the North's main trading partner, "strictly implements" sanctions aimed at stopping the North's pursuit of nuclear and missile technology, said a foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang. Read More »

ISIS Terrorist Group Threatens to Attack FIFA World Cup

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The poster also mocks Nike's "Just do it" catchphrase by replacing the words to "Just Terrorism" below the Messi image. Per Payne, the terrorist group also made threats to both the 2016 UEFA European Championship and the 2017 Women's UEFA European Championship, though both tournaments passed without any attacks. Read More »

Vegas Shooter's Brother Bruce Paddock Arrested for Heinous Sex Crime

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Another brother, Eric Paddock, spoke to media following the shooting but Bruce Paddock did not. However, a source requesting anonymity confirmed that information to the LA Times. Sources told TMZ that the investigation was underway before his brother killed 58 and injured over 500 in the deadliest shooting in U.S. history. Read More »

Texas Police Await Word on Whether Body Is Missing Toddler's

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Kevin Perlich of Richardson Police recounted in Wesley Mathews' talk with detectives. She was missing since October 7. But, he again stated in his revised statement that girl choked while drinking the milk, therefore, he moved her body outside the house after he thought she had died . Read More »

More Trouble For Hardik Patel as Court Issues Non-Bailable Warrant

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Visnagar sessions Court has today issued a non-bailable against Patidar agitation leader Hardik Patel and also Sardar Patel Group leader Lalaji Patel in connection with the alleged destruction of BJP MLA Rishikesh Patel's office. Nikhil said that he might have had some differences with Hardik Patel, but both of their stands was for the same cause and that is reserved for the Patidars. Read More »

The Mizuho Reaffirmed Buy Rating for Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP)

National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has 23.02 million shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. (BAC)'s stock declined 6.00%. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Read More »

President Kovind praises Tipu Sultan in his address, leaves BJP red-faced

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Historians of the Indian nationalist tradition have venerated Tipu as a national hero, a secular ruler and freedom fighter who fought against British colonialism. The celebrations have been opposed tooth and nail by the BJP which sees Tipu Sultan as a "religious bigot" and a "brutal killer". "There were four wars against the British and Tipu fought them all". Read More »

Palestinian arrested in Israel as Facebook translates 'good morning' to 'attack them'

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Police confirmed that the construction worker was briefly held under suspicion of incitement but was released as soon as the mistake was realised. He was released hours later when the mistake was identified. Facebook originally used Microsoft's translation AI, but began using a proprietary translation software in 2016. Israeli bulldozers, under the protection of Israeli police who cordoned off the area during the demolition, demolished the house of al-Faqir family, leaving it homeless. Read More »

Wozniacki storms past Halep in Singapore Red Group

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The Romanian failed to win a game in a first set that lasted only 24 minutes and, although she improved in the second set, she could not find the answers she needed and lost 6-0 6-2. However, Halep quickly grew in confidence and she gained a decisive break in the ninth game of the match, thanks in part to two costly double faults from the French player, and secured the opening set with a precise backhand victor. Read More »

HIV-positive school aide accused of sexual assault faces 206 charges

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He was arrested in June, till then he raped nearly 42 children. HIV positive former school aide [indecently] assaulted 42 boys - On TUKO TV . The 30 year old is now facing a total of 206 charges on accusations of sexually assaulting almost 50 underage students at at least seven middle schools and recording it on video. Read More »

Congresswoman wants Kelly apology as spat with Trump endures

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But Johnson backed Wilson's version of the event, saying the congresswoman was a longtime friend and listened on a speakerphone in the auto with family members. Johnson's name. The Pentagon is still looking at the exact circumstances of how and when Johnson became separated from the 12-member team as they were ambushed by 50 ISIS fighters. Read More »

Don't text and walk in Honolulu, you'll get fined!

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While many states have laws against distracted driving or using a mobile phone while behind the wheel, some are just starting to enact similar legislation for distracted walking. London's Brick Lane installed padded lampposts in 2008 to help those walking into them while texting. Some smartphone and app makers have also tried designing systems that use the device's camera to show the street ahead in the background of a text conversation. Read More »

Trump calls failure on tax plan GOP doom in 2018

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Under the new budget, Republicans now only need 50 yes votes to shepherd tax reform through the Senate, with Vice President Mike Pence acting as the tiebreaker. Mr. Trump said he remained hopeful that Congress will eventually pass a replacement plan. Trump has given conflicting signals on whether he will support the compromise worked out by Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and the committee's senior Democrat, Sen. Read More »