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US Service Member Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq

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Eric Pahon, a U.S. Defense Department spokesman, said the name of the deceased American was being held pending notification of next of kin. The attack was the latest known fatality for coalition forces following the death of a French non-commissioned officer from the elite 13th Parachute Dragoons Regiment, who was killed on September 23 while advising regional partners as part of OIR, the BBC reports . Read More »

Turkey's Chief Of General Staff Holds Talks In Theran

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The first round of talks between the two military chiefs began on Monday after an official welcoming ceremony held in Akar's honor in Tehran. Tensions have been running high between Iraqi government and the Kurdish region after the region held a controversial referendum on independence of Kurdistan and disputed areas, including Kirkuk. Read More »

FM Zarif hails Iran's banking ties with Oman

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Zarif is due to travel to Qatar on Tuesday. Oman, a tiny sultanate across the water from Iran, has traditionally had closer ties with Tehran than its neighbours and has maintained relations with Qatar throughout the crisis. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif travelled to Oman for a day-long visit Monday with officials in the sultanate, which has served as a crucial link between Iran and the U.S. Read More »

Just Gave North Korea a New Internet Connection

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China, Pyongyang's most important ally, on Thursday ordered North Korean companies in the country and joint ventures with Chinese firms to close within 120 days of the passing of the latest round of United Nations sanctions on September 12. Read More »

Yogi Adityanath government removes Taj Mahal from Uttar Pradesh's tourism list

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According to Times Now report, a new booklet issued by UP Government doesn't mention Taj Mahal as one of the tourist places to visit in the state. It catalogues important tourist destinations including the temple in Gorakhpur of which the Chief Minister is the main priest, as well as plans for new attractions including a tour of monuments and locations central to the Ramayana . Read More »

Las Vegas Shooting: What Exactly Are The Gun Laws In Nevada?

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That's compared to 38 percent who anxious the government would go too far in the same survey in 1995. The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence graded Nevada a "C-" for its gun legislation. A December 2016 bill signed in to law included some of the most expansive new mental health laws in almost a decade. I am talking about legislative action within an hour of a shooting. Read More »

OJ Simpson is released; Goldman family still seeks closure for son's death

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Simpson may have been born in California, but he has Florida roots and now that he's been released from prison , there's one person in particular who doesn't want him in the Sunshine State. OJ Simpson's lawyer uses the B-word and other... He also had a debit card. Simpson will remain under parole supervision for five years. On Oct. Read More »

USA police find 19 weapons in Las Vegas gunman's hotel room

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The suspect's father, the late Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, was a bank robber who spent years on the FBI's most-wanted list, said Eric Paddock. Their father died a few years ago. "I don't know how it could have been prevented". A gun shop owner in Mesquite, Nevada, confirmed to ABC News that he sold guns to Paddock, but he did not specify how many and whether they were the ones used in the shooting. Read More »

Video Shows US Drone Shot Down by Houthi Rebels in Yemen

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The charred wreckage of the aircraft was carried out by the Houthis aboard a Toyota pickup truck, Reuters reported. The MQ-9 Reaper is a long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft mostly used by the US Air Force. "The drone, General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, was shot down by a guided missile fired from our Rocketry Force", a statement from Houthi group said, adding they believe the drone was on a spy mission over the capital. Read More »

Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Mass Shooting October 2017

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The former secretary of state and unsuccessful 2016 presidential candidate sent out several tweets about the "cold-blooded massacre", and told followers that it was time for action, saying that "our grief isn't enough". "It is positively infuriating that my colleagues in Congress are so afraid of the gun industry that they pretend there aren't public policy responses to this epidemic", Murphy added. Read More »

Five police officers killed in Damascus blast

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The number of attackers was four according to the pro-government TV channel al-Mayadeen. Mr Shaar did not say how many people were killed in Monday's attack. Footage broadcast by state TV showed bodies wrapped in shrouds at the scene and fire fighters putting out flames. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, reported "at least two blasts" hit the Syria's capital Damascus on Monday. Read More »

'No one is unsackable,' Philip Hammond warns Boris Johnson

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In that speech, Mrs May included a number of concessions which helped unlock the Brexit talks, although likely not enough to move the negotiations on to trade later this month. May faced calls to fire Johnson after his controversial intervention with an article he penned just before her keynote Brexit speech in Florence. For his part, Mr Johnson said he was perplexed at suggestions his comments have overshadowed the PM's efforts to focus attention on the Government's domestic agenda. Read More »

Registered nurse among those killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

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Heather Melton is an orthopaedic surgeon there, and officials from the center said they will provide counselors to staff who are struggling to deal with this "horrible incident". Heather Melton said her husband saved her life while gunfire was hitting the crowd. It is the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. Melton, a registered nurse at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, "checked in" at the event on his Facebook page Friday night - and condolences flooded the post's comments ... Read More »

Tide rolls right through Ole Miss Rebels

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Saban said after the game that he thought it was an MCL sprain and that Hand was scheduled to undergo testing Sunday. LSU got shoved all over its own house Saturday night by a Sun Belt Conference team that outplayed the supposedly more talented Tigers in every phase of the game. Read More »

Gabrielle Giffords: Vegas Shooting a 'Grave Tragedy'

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No person should endure the horror Las Vegas experienced last night. On Monday, just after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, gunmakers saw a boom in their stock prices: American Outdoor Brands Corp . Elizabeth Warren wrote on Twitter . The National Rifle Association's top legislative priority this year has been to roll back the regulations on what they call noise suppressors. Read More »

Fuel Shortage Blamed for Patient Deaths at Puerto Rico Hospital

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President Donald Trump is touting his administration's disaster response in Puerto Rico , even as officials in the US territory warn that much more help will be needed to fend off mass hunger and disease on the hurricane ravaged island. They live on Puerto Rico's west coast in Aguadilla, which Hurricane Maria pummeled last week. CORRECTION: This story has been revised throughout to correctly attribute all quotes to the interview subjects who said them. Read More »

Mysterious Braid Chopping Incidents Continue in Valley

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After Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, mysterious incidents of "brain-chopping" have been reported in the restive Jammu & Kashmir, triggering concern among the state's police force and security agencies that such indicents may be used by anti-social elements and separatists to spark violence and panic among the people. Read More »

Demand for speeding up probe into Gauri Lankesh murder

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Prakash Raj is the latest to make it to the list of those who have questioned the Prime Minister over his "following" list on social media. We all know who they are, what their ideology is. But then we know, I think we as a country, as citizens, we have not decided that who should rule us, who are the policy makers, and who has let this sort of an ambience sneak into our lives", the actor went on to say. Read More »

Stephen Paddock: What We Know About The Las Vegas Shooter

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The gunman was said to have opened fire at revellers during the performance of country singer Jason Aldean at Route 91 Harvest country music festival. Kodiak Yazzi, 36, said the music stopped temporarily and started up again before another round of pops sent the performers ducking for cover and fleeing the stage. Read More »

Palestinian consensus gov't arrives in Gaza to take over rule

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According to a spokesman for Gaza's Interior Ministry, the Hamas security services in Gaza have prepared for the arrival of PA ministers and their entourages of hundreds, most of whom plan to arrive on Monday. Gaza has suffered acute shortages of electricity and medical supplies this year as a result of punitive measures imposed by Abbas in an effort to ratchet up pressure on Hamas. Read More »

Justin Herbert ruled out with broken collarbone

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The Ducks' receiving end is one of the strongest in the nation as six receivers had multiple receptions last week, with Dillon Mitchell leading the unit with five catches for 61 yards, including Oregon's first-quarter touchdown. Herbert and Freeman were the most important Ducks to drop in a 45-24 win over Cal, but they weren't the only ones. During last year's 52-49 double-overtime loss in Berkeley, California, Herbert passed for 258 passing yards and a school record-tying six touchdowns. Read More »

ANC Eastern Cape Conference Interdict Application Struck Off the Roll

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Babalo Madikizela was elected provincial Treasurer, rounding off the top five leadership positions. Ramaphosa praised Mabuyane's leadership and said he could "heal the wounds and unite the ANC in the Eastern Cape". This is what brings ANC into disrepute. At least eight people were injured in the violence that erupted at a conference centre in East London in the early hours of Sunday morning. Read More »

Twitter Slams Trump Over Comments On San Juan Mayor's 'Poor Leadership'

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You're going straight to hell , [President Trump ]. " FEMA takes a few days, unless you join FEMA Prime". "Did you tweet this one from the first hole, 18th hole, or the club?" Anyway, it's a lie. President Trump on Sunday scoffed at " politically motivated ingrates " who questioned his administration's commitment to rebuilding Puerto Rico after a pulverizing hurricane , and said the federal government had done "a great job with the nearly impossible situation". Read More »

India to open 2 checkpoints for Rohingyas at Myanmar, Bangladesh borders

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Over the past weeks, almost 510,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have crossed Myanmar's borders into Bangladesh, where they are staying at refugee camps in the Cox's Bazar border district. The Bangladesh minister A H Mahmood Ali made the statement after talks with a senior Myanmar representative on Monday. The refugees have claimed the Myanmar security forces are shooting at civilians, setting fire to their homes and raping Rohingya women. Read More »

Lin-Manuel Miranda bashes Trump on Twitter

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Home phone service has been restored to 30 percent of the island, and 10,000 people are still living in shelters. On Friday, she made an impassioned pleas with the Trump administration for more federal assistance, saying FEMA has "collapsed" in Puerto Rico and residents have not received help quickly enough. Read More »

Tillerson 'wasting his time' talking to North Korea

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Mr Trump tweeted , after it emerged the U.S. had lines of communication with Pyongyang . Speaking on Saturday after talks with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing, Tillerson said that U.S. "That would calm things down a lot", Tillerson said. He also referred to Kim as "Rocket Man" during a speech last month to the United Nations General Assembly and said the despot is on a " suicide mission ". Read More »

Philippines Looks forward Trump's Visit in November

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Trump's attendance at the Manila summit had been in doubt until recent days, with officials saying he was reluctant to reward Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , who has been responsible for a number of anti-American outbursts. According to Abella, the Philippines is hoping to host a productive event and make it pleasant to the foreign leaders. "The president's engagements will strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable and ... Read More »

Wal-Mart Pledges $5 Million in Hurricane Maria Relief in Puerto Rico

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The cold open for the season 43 premiere of Saturday Night Live mocked Trump's negative response to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz's pleas for help in Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Several times during the week, the President had alluded to the difficulty of getting aid to Puerto Rico, even as he defended his administration's response. Read More »

Iraqi Kurdish Leaders Form Council To Handle Referendum-Related Issues

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Kurdish leaders have said the impetus for holding the vote was that it would provide a mandate for entering into talks with Iraqi officials about secession. The 30 million Kurds are one of the biggest stateless ethnic groups in the world, but giving them all a national state would require dismantling Iraq , Iran , Turkey and Syria . Read More »

Rahul may take over as Cong chief after Diwali, says Sachin Pilot

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The party's Central Election Authority (CEA) is finalising state lists of the electoral college for the election of party president. However, a contest is unlikely as no body else may file nomination papers to challenge Mr Gandhi. The Election Commission of India had given the Congress time till the end of this year to complete its internal election process. "It is something that has been in the pipeline for a long time", Pilot, considered to be close to Rahul Gandhi , told PTI . Read More »