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Japan offers Duterte aid for rebuilding, fighting terrorism

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The President cited the close ties between the Philippines and Japan, attributing it partly to the respect the two nations have for each others' leaders. The Filipino strongman said that North Korea would be the primary focus of the talks, having previously described dictator Kim Jong-un as a "fool" and "son of a bitch" for "playing with risky toys". Read More »

DNC, Clinton Campaign helped pay for anti-Trump dossier

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The Washington Free Beacon acknowledges it originally retained a political research firm to scour then-candidate Trump's background for negative information, a common practice known as "opposition research". The Free Beacon said it did not know at the time that the Clinton campaign and the DNC hired Fusion GPS later to continue the work. Trump has denied those claims, and called subsequent probes by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller III a witch ... Read More »

USA arrests militant suspected of 2012 Benghazi attack

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Mustafa al Imam appeared on video obtained by the US government at one of the two sites of the attack, and he also likely operated under different aliases, an administration official told CNN. The U.S. attorney's office said he is a Libyan national and about 46 years old. Al-Imam is the second person charged in an American court for the September 11, 2012, attack, which in addition to Stevens also left Sean Smith , a State Department communications specialist, and two Central Intelligence ... Read More »

Carbon Dioxide Atmospheric Concentration Hits Record

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United Nations climate negotiators will meet beginning November 7 in Bonn to iron out some of the rules under the Paris Agreement , and may commit to further emissions reductions despite the June announcement by President Donald Trump that the US would exit the treaty. Read More »

Fusion GPS Lawsuit over Dossier Bank Records Ends in Secret Agreement

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The series of memos was produced by the company Fusion GPS, which hired former United Kingdom intelligence officer Christopher Steele to interview various Russian sources about Trump's ties to the Kremlin. The money was passed through the law firm to a group called Fusion GPS to come up with the dossier. They said that she was disappointed that the research - as well as the fact that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into connections between Trump's associates and Russian ... Read More »

Werder terminate head coach Nouri after Augsburg defeat

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The training sessions for Friday's Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt are to be led by Werder's current U23s coach Florian Kohfeldt , along with assistant coach Thomas Horsch and U17s assistant coach Tim Borowski, according to the statement. Read More »

Actor Kim Joo Hyuk Passes Away After Car Accident

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The couple was also planning to enter the wedlock soon. South Korean broadcaster JTBC reports that Kim was driving a Mercedes-Benz SUV that apparently clipped the auto ahead of him, overturned and crashed into an apartment building before catching fire. Read More »

India gets Italy backing on cross-border terrorism

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The India-Italy diplomatic ties were hit badly after two Italian marines - Latorre Massimiliano and Salvatore Girone - on board a ship named Enrica Lexie, were arrested for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in 2012. Read More »

NYPD Officers Indicted on 50 Counts for Allegedly Raping Teen in Custody

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The two policemen are alleged to have driven the woman to a restaurant chain parking lot in Coney Island where she was forced to perform oral sex on both men and raped by Martins. It was claimed the officers insisted the sex was consensual in conversation with other colleagues. An NYPD spokesperson said Both Martin and Hall have been suspended without pay and can face up to the a minimum of 3 years and maximum of 25 years if they do get convicted of this crime. Read More »

3 more children die in Ahmedabad civil hospital; death toll reaches 12

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A doctor at the hospital said the babies were referred with critical conditions such as severe birth asphyxia, low weight, hyaline membrane disease and septicemia. The committee will look into the reasons for the deaths and it is expected to submit its report in a day, she said. Dr. M M Prabhakar, Medical Superintendent of Civil Hospital said in a statement, "Since most of the private doctors were not working during the Diwali break, the cases were referred to the hospital". Read More »

South Africa sees protests against murders of white farmers

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The R59 highway in Vereeniging was blocked by vehicles in support of the Black Monday campaign to petition the number of farm murders. A struggle ensued, and the robber allegedly cut Potgieter in the face and head with a panga. One of the organisers of the event, Talitha Basson, stated in a News24 article titled "Leave your apartheid flags at home", that they requested all anti-farm murder protest organisers that no apartheid memorabilia or flags would be welcomed at an anti-farm murder ... Read More »

In Football Manager 2018, players can come out as gay

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LA Galaxy player Robbie Rogers came out in 2013 and felt compelled to quit the game, although he has since returned to play in the U.S. The feature won't apply to current players - you're not going to end up with Cristiano Ronaldo coming out in a tell-all interview, for example - but will kick in once the game starts to replace retiring players with computer-generated ones, known as "regens". Read More »

Could Puerto Rico's power restoration be delayed?

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Puerto Rico's governor is calling for the cancellation of a multi-million dollar contract for restoring power on the island, a contract that stirred up controversy all weekend. The governor did not say how the utility would disentangle itself from the contract with Whitefish Energy . Ramos said he will need to talk to Whitefish , noting, "the plan is not to demobilize them either, we will let them finish what they have started". Read More »

Federal judge blocks Trump's trans military ban

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Trump had ordered a return to the policy in place before June 2016, under which transgender individuals were barred from joining the military and service members could be discharged for being transgender. Therefore, she said, the court does not have jurisdiction to enjoin the aspect of Trump's policy. Trump's predecessor Barack Obama took the historic decision to allow openly transgender recruits to serve in the military, a move that was due to go into full effect in July this year. Read More »

Bigg Boss to punish Priyank Sharma

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They perform the task till the wee hours. He will defeat Bandgi Kalra in the next task to be the captain. Tonight's episode of Bigg Boss 11 will be quite interesting, as we will get to see the new captain and the nominated contestants of the house. Read More »

Defying US, Rouhani vows continued missile development

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US and Iranian diplomats met frequently in the lead-up to the 2015 nuclear accord. Rahimpour said the talks between Putin and Iranian officials will also tackle the Syrian conflict and planned talks between Syrian rivals at the Kazakh capital, Astana. Read More »

Rains lash several parts of Tamil Nadu, one killed in wall collapse

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Summary: Schools in Chennai were instructed to shut an hour earlier on Monday owing to the heavy rain. Schools in Chennai were forced to close for the day an hour earlier, say news reports by local media. S Balachandran, director of Regional metrological centre in Chennai said that, "Rainfall in Chennai will not be that heavy as in 2015 but it will be heavy to very heavy rainfall, scattered over the next 24 hours till 8:30 am Tuesday". Read More »

Mystery as several octopuses work their way across Welsh beach

He posted a video of the creatures to his company's Facebook page. Wright says the octopuses "are a very common species in our waters, being called the Curled Octopus ( Eledone cirrhosa ), normally though you would only expect to see them if you were scuba diving at night, or possibly after they have been fished out in crab pots". Read More »

IDF Blows Up 'Active' Hamas Terror Tunnel

The IDF said the tunnel ran from the Gazan city of Khan Younis, crossed under the border and approached the Israeli community of Kibbutz Kissufim. He said that Ahmad Abu Armana, 25 and Omar al-Falit, 27 and Musbah Shubair, 30, were all killed and ten injured; one of them is in critical condition. Read More »

Kerala: Walkway Bridge Collapses in Chavara, One Dead, 57 Injured

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Employees use the bridge to go to the mineral separation unit of the complex. The injured people have been shifted to the nearby hospitals for treatment. The bridge was being used as a walkway across a canal. The accident occurred when people were returning from the protest. The deceased woman, Shyamala, who was an employee of KMML, died after the iron bridge fell into the canal, police said. Read More »

Iraqi premier urges for calm in Kurdish region after rioting

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The Iraqi military and the Kurdish minority had been clashing for several weeks in mostly low-level firefights until Friday, when they agreed to a cease-fire, and Kurdish forces abandoned the land they held, largely without resistance. Suggesting that Barzani's departure may yield greater Kurdish unity and improve the odds of a resolution with Baghdad, a USA official said: "We can't allow this tension to continue". Read More »

Undocumented 10-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsey Detained After Surgery

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Travelers that present themselves for immigration inspections at our checkpoints are inspected thoroughly and expeditiously. The agents did not allow Rosa Maria's cousin to close the door for privacy. U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, a San Antonio Democrat, blamed the Trump administration for adopting "callous policies" toward immigrants. "This isn't an isolated case", Dominiguez said. Read More »

Father Shot Daughter's Boyfriend, Ran Over Couple

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A Texas father is accused of killing his daughter's boyfriend, running the couple over with his pickup truck, and later, turning the gun on himself. "Confronted them rather quickly and just asked the boyfriend, 'Hey, what's your name?'" Arlington Police Lt. Read More »

Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia inaugurate newly built Asia-Europe railway

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The line from Baku through the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, to Kars in Turkey is "the shortest and most reliable link between Europe and Asia", Mr Aliyev said. Starting in Baku, trains will stop in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi, pass through gauge-changing facilities in the Georgian town of Akhalkalaki and end their journey in the Turkish town of Kars before feeding into Europe beyond. Read More »

Virbhadra Govt Has Put State on Top of Corruption List: Amit Shah

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Canvassing for BJP candidates at Arki and Haroli on Sunday, Yogi Adityanath charged that only crime and corruption has increased under Congress rule in Himachal and urged the people of Himachal Pradesh to vote for the BJP. Modis resolve was to provide a clean and responsive government in Himachal and rid the people of the mafia , Shah said. "During the 10 years of UPA government, corruption cases worth Rs 12 lakh crore were reported". Read More »

Trump Slams Obama Campaign Firm For Fusion GPS Payments

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Known as the Steele dossier because it was compiled by former MI6 officer Christopher Steele, the document identified Russian businessmen and others whom US intelligence analysts have concluded are Russian intelligence officers or working on behalf of the Russian government. Read More »

Astana 7 meeting on Syria kicks off

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The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura , who is not participating in the seventh worldwide Astana meeting on resolving the situation in Syria, announced on Thursday that a new round of talks aimed at ending the Syrian crisis will open in a month's time. Read More »

EasyJet signs agreement with Air Berlin

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EasyJet Plc will take over leases for as many as 25 of Air Berlin Plc's planes and gain access to a second airport in the city as the former No. 2 German airline is liquidated. Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy protection in August after making annual losses in all but one year since 2008. A loan from the German government has enabled the airline to continue operating despite the insolvency. Read More »

Coronation Street's Bruno Langley charged with sexual assault

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While you're here, check out Episode 25 of The JOE Show. . According to Metro.co.uk, the "Linda Green" star is no longer contracted to " Coronation Street " and his contract ended on October 26th following an internal inquiry. When reports first emerged, a source speaking to The Sun said: "Bruno will now be spoken to by the police and ITV have been made aware they are investigating the alleged incident. Read More »

Chris Gayle wins defamation case in Australia

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Following the release of the verdict, Fairfax lawyer Peter Bartlett from Minter Ellison said, "The decision could cost the company a lot of money unless we can reverse it on appeal". She alleged he lowered the towel he was wearing and asked: "Are you looking for this?" Speaking outside court, Gayle said he had not been anxious about the money but about the attack on his character. Read More »

Danish inventor admits dismembering journalist Kim Wall

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Who is Peter Madsen, the odd owner of the submarine? Wall, a freelance journalist who was researching a story on Madsen, went missing after he took her out to sea in the 17-metre submarine in August. On Aug. 23, police identified a headless female torso that washed ashore in Copenhagen as Wall's. Police said there was no fracture to her skull. Earlier this month police said they had also recovered Wall's head and legs. Read More »

Storm knocks out power, forces school closures

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The numbers, which have been exploding since 11 p.m. Sunday, grew rapidly as the storm delivered powerful wind gusts throughout New England. About 152,000 Eversource customers were without power in CT, while United Illuminating reported about 5,700 customers in the dark in the state. Read More »