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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 »

Spanish prosecutor calls for rebellion charges against Catalan leaders

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But it was unclear from his comments whether he meant to defy orders from Madrid to leave office or whether he meant to compete in the fresh regional elections. The Catalan government said that of the 43% of potential voters who took part, 90% were in favour of independence. Catalonia's parliament has cancelled a meeting on Tuesday following the Spanish government's takeover of the region, a parliamentary source said on Monday, confirming the regional legislative had accepted Madrid's order ... Read More »

35A: The Supreme court has delayed decision for 2 months

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The petition against Article 35A was filed by a Delhi-based NGO "We The Citizens" which called for the repeal of the state-specific law. Meanwhile, Kashmiri separatist leaders have warned of widespread protests if the Supreme Court rules against Article 35A, alleging that attempts to alter Article 35A is a conspiracy against Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

India, Italy leaders hold talks marking thaw in relations

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After the incident, the marines were arrested by Indian officials and Italy on the other side claimed that the ship was in global waters and the case should be handled by the worldwide Tribunal at The Hague. In the April-July period of fiscal 2017-18, bilateral trade reached $3.22 billion, with the balance of trade being in favor of India since 1988. There are more than 600 Italian companies with offices in India in areas ranging from fashion to textiles and textile machinery, auto ... Read More »

Defence officials call on Nth Korea to avoid 'provocations'

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Earlier this week, Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso attributed the ruling party's electoral victory to North Korea's rising threat, a view he altered on Friday in the face of criticism from opposition lawmakers. "Nor can it be that Japan will sit there", he said. Mattis on Saturday accused Kim Jong Un's regime of illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs, and vowed to defeat an attack by North Korea, which he said engages in "outlaw behavior". Read More »

Bailable arrest warrants issued against Pak Finance Minister

To this, the NAB's prosecutor argued that these were delaying tactics and requested the court to issue arrest warrants for the finance minister upon which the Haris' plea was rejected. Dar has appeared before the court seven times since the trial began, missing only the first hearing on September 20. During the last hearing on October 23, the court recorded statements of two more prosecution witnesses - Abdul Rehman Gondal of Allied Bank and Masoodul Ghani of Habib Bank Limited. Read More »

Max Crocombe: Salford City goalkeeper sent off for urinating

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Initial bemusement as to the reason for his sudden departure turned to amazement when Bradford Park Avenue tweeted: "We can confirm that Crocombe has been sent off for urinating during the game". All 533 spectators and club officials soon learned of Crocombe's unprofessional act mid-match. Despite the freaky loss of their 'keeper Salford went on to see out their lead and win the game 2-1. Read More »