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Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services Secretary

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Azar's confirmation hearing should signal how an administration with a pharmaceutical background plans on managing drug prices, which has been top of mind lately. The Trump administration's previous HHS secretary, Dr. Tom Price, resigned on September 29 after reports emerged he had traveled on chartered planes-for work and personal time-at the cost of at least $400,000 to taxpayers. Read More »

Livery Driver Attacked With Hockey Stick, Crashes, Dies

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Police say that Kosugi approached Tolk's Toyota Camry on foot and began banging on his hood with a hockey stick. Tolk got out to confront Kosugi, police said, at which point Kosugi struck him, knocking him to the ground. The New York City Medical Examiner's office will determine the cause of his death. "He would put everyone else before himself", Tolk's son told the Daily News. Read More »

Cow smuggler killed by suspected cow protection vigilantes in India

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While police refused to comment, official sources confirmed that Ummar had died of a bullet wound. Umar's accomplice, Tahir Khan, who was injured in the attack, has been admitted to the hospital where his condition is said to be critical. He said the body of the deceased was found near a railway track on Friday morning, and as it was not identified, it was kept in an Alwar hospital mortuary. Read More »

North Korea soldier flees after being SHOT by OWN side

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China has been urged by both South Korea and the United States to take a more active role in curbing North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions. It was not immediately known how serious the soldier's injuries were or why he chose to defect. Read More »

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Hits off Costa Rica's Coast — US Geological Survey

Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS initially recorded the quake at a 6.8 magnitude but it has since been downgraded 6.5. Otto Vargas, a university professor in San Jose who was at home with his family, said: "We're very scared". Neighboring El Salvador's civil protection agency tweeted that the quake caused some electrical posts to fall, while the civil protection agency in neighbouring Panama said there were no reports of damage there. Read More »

Trump sarcastically responds to Kim Jong Un insults

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As North Korea has been an important focal point for this trip, the rogue regime has been spewing vitriol on the regular. His comments came after Trump threatened in his maiden United Nations address to totally destroy the country of 26 million people if the U.S. Read More »

Johnson calls Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband as Gove stumbles

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Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held on allegations relating to espionage, has denied the charges, always maintaining that she was in Tehran to visit family and was not working in the country at the time of her arrest. His wife has been complaining for months of sharp pains in her breasts, which has finally led to an ultrasound test on Saturday and medication being prescribed ahead of a follow-up consultation next weekend, he said. Read More »

Stabbing at Mall of America, suspect arrested

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A man stabbed and injured two people at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Sunday night. Authorities say at least one person has been stabbed. Authorities say only the Macy's store was placed on lockdown during the incident. "My daughter could see people lying on the ground who had been stabbed". Read More »

Iran Urges France to Make Regional Allies Opt for Rationality

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Al-Mouallimi said that the Kingdom has already presented a letter to the Security Council concerning last Saturday's ballistic missile fired from Yemen on King Khaled International Airport. Following Trump's move, President Hassan Rouhani stated that Iran " will produce any weapons of any kind that we need and stockpile it and use it at any time to defend ourselves ", which in his eyes does not violate any global agreements. Read More »

Korean president arrives in Philippines for ASEAN meetings

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This is the first Prime Ministerial visit to the Philippines from India in 36 years since the visit by Indira Gandhi in 1981. A meeting between Mr. Trump and Mr. Modi's other important engagements include Special Celebrations of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Leaders' Meeting and ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, the statement said. Read More »

Rain showers and chilly temperatures for the Colts game

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A weak warm front will be the trigger, and by Tuesday temperatures will come close to 50° - once that front passes. Then Sunday night will be in the low 50s. Throughout the rest of the week expect a mix of dry and wet weather. We could see a little shower activity with the passage of the front, but drier air will quickly move in behind it and move the clouds and rain out. Read More »

Poles march alongside other European nationalists in Warsaw

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Phrases such as "pure Poland , white Poland" were shouted during the march. The slogan for Saturday's march, "We want God", comes from an old Polish nationalist song. Polish nationalists carry a banner translating to "we want God" during a march in Warsaw. Andy Eddles, a British language teacher who has been living in Poland for 27 years, joined the counter-protest, saying he was "shocked that they're allowed to demonstrate on this day". Read More »

Trump offers to 'mediate' on South China Sea disputes

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Duterte took steps to thaw frosty relations with China after he won the presidency past year. The resource-rich disputed waters of the South China Sea have always been a bone of contention between the regional players - China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. Read More »

Large natural disaster near Iran, Iraq border

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It was felt strongly in many areas, including the capital Baghdad. U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 natural disaster has hit Iraq near the city of Sulaymaniyah. Eight villages were damaged ... "The quake was felt in several Iranian provinces bordering Iraq ... Electricity has been cut in some villages and rescue teams have been dispatched to those areas", a TV news service reported, according to The Independent . Read More »

Volunteer firefighter arrested after killing another firefighter at crash scene, .21 BAC

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ISP says in addition to County Sheriff's deputies, three firefighters from the Montgomery and Cannelburg Fire Departments responded to the scene. Firefighters were on scene to help a driver who was trapped in a vehicle that crashed. According to police, the three firefighters came to the scene in their own personal vehicles. News of Murphy's death struck the two towns, who officials say are very close with each other. Read More »

Sanjay Leela Bhansali assures Padmavati doesn't distort history

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On Wednesday, Bhansali had issued a video clarifying that the film will not hurt Rani Padmavati's image or Rajput pride in anyway but to no avail. In the video, the director said, "This movie is embroiled in so many controversies because of some rumour". " Padmavati ", which attempts to tell the tale of the valour of Rajputs with the backdrop of the 1303 siege of Chittorgarh, is scheduled to release on December 1. Read More »

Marquez takes pole, Dovizioso starts 9th in MotoGP finale

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Coming in second was Johann Zarco of Tech 3 Yamaha after improving on his final lap, three tenths off polesitter Marquez. "We are not surprised [by Marquez] because that is his standard but I didn't really have the speed to attack". It wasn't as clear cut as many expected, however, with Marquez so almost crashing out of the race at the mid-way point, losing the front at turn one and miraculously saving it. Read More »

South Korea Agree to Deal with the North Korea Issue Peacefully

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President Moon attends a meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council at the Furama Resort Hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam on November 10. Xi reportedly said that China attaches much importance to its relations with South Korea and hopes the two nations will make their utmost efforts to foster a healthy and stable development of their ties. Read More »

'Several' killed after USA airstrike on Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

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It was the 23rd American airstrike in the country this year, and the second in 24 hours. He said a number of vehicles and heavy weapons of the militants were also destroyed. Neither claim could be independently verified, and both the government and the Shabab have been known to exaggerate or minimize casualty claims for propaganda purposes. Read More »

Sen. Bill Cassidy withdraws support for Roy Moore over sexual misconduct allegations

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Moore, now 70, has denied the allegations , which include accounts from three other women who say Moore pursued relationships with them when they were between 16 and 18. Even if Moore formally drops out of the race, it's too late for his name to be taken off the ballot. Raddatz asked Kasich if he can imagine Democrats winning the Senate seat in Alabama, which was vacated by Republican Jeff Sessions when he became us attorney general. Read More »

Congress wins Chitrakoot by-election, defeats BJP by over 14000 votes

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After Congress MLA Prem Singh's demise in May this year, the seat from Chitrakoot province had fallen vacant. Congress party workers in Chitrakoot were seen on roads with colours and drums. The party has won from areas where Chouhan held public meetings. State BJP chief Nandkumar Singh Chauhan, however, played down the defeat in the bypoll saying the seat traditionally belonged to the Congress . Read More »

RSS worker killed in Guruvayur, Kerala

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According to initial reports, Anand who was riding a bike was attacked by a group of men who had followed him in a vehicle. Anand was an accused in the murder case of a CPI (M) activist in 2013. Although the severely injured RSS worker was rushed to a private hospital, he subsequently succumbed to his wounds. BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said "Communist terror" was surging in the state. Read More »

APEC summit: Trump praises India's "astounding" economic growth since liberalization

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It is a sovereign democracy, as well as - think of this - over 1 billion people. He praised PM Modi for bringing the country's people "together as one.very, very successfully". Both Modi and Trump might have an interaction during their meeting at the East Asia Summit. Trump's comments come ahead of next week's meeting of the 21-member Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila, Philippines . Read More »

WXC Three-Peats at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional

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Sophomore Jake Perrin crossed the line as the Zags' fifth man in 65th place (30 minutes, 58 seconds). Senior Emily Edwards posted a top 25 finish at 21st. "He came out of high school a good runner and has turned himself into a great runner for us in his time here at UVU by putting all the hard work in". Read More »

French president condemns ballistic missile attack on Riyadh

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Speaking at a news conference in the Emirati city of Dubai on Thursday, the French president expressed concerns over Iran's missile program and raised the prospect of possible sanctions on Tehran. Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - the United States, France, Britain, Russia and China - plus Germany signed the nuclear agreement on July 14, 2015 and started implementing it on January 16, 2016. Read More »