• Pakistan army wants to mend ties with India, says Imran Khan

    Pakistan army wants to mend ties with India, says Imran Khan

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    Indian Minister for External Affairs (EAM) SushmaSwaraj on Wednesday said that India will not be attending the Saarc summit being organised in Islamabad , Pakistan, India media reports said. Meanwhile, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar came down heavily on Sidhu for praising Khan, saying at a time when Pakistan was indulging in terror activities, one required to be cautious about the choice of words.
  • Trump meets Republican leaders on border wall as government shutdown looms

    Trump meets Republican leaders on border wall as government shutdown looms

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    They include military police and engineering/logistic experts. "He said he would veto $1.6 [billion], so I take him at his word", Shelby said. The mayor of Tijuana said he has mixed emotions over what happened on Sunday. "This is a matter of being good to your countrymen and fellowship", he said. He said a beefed-up police presence was for the migrants' safety. "They say it was the whole caravan, but it wasn't the whole caravan", she said.
  • UAE pardons Briton sentenced to life for spying

    UAE pardons Briton sentenced to life for spying

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    Hedges was arrested May 5 at Dubai's airport as he was leaving the country after a two-week trip that his university and family say was to research Emirati security and foreign policy for his PhD thesis. "The sentence handed down to Mr. Hedges is fair, considering the crime he committed", Al Lamki said. The Durham PhD student was sentenced to life imprisonment for "spying" following a brief court hearing in Abu Dhabi last week.
  • Trump gears up for possible Putin meeting as Ukraine tensions rise

    Trump gears up for possible Putin meeting as Ukraine tensions rise

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    Martial law is in force in parts of Ukraine, three ships and 12 sailors are still being held by Russian Federation. President Petro Poroshenko said the martial law will help "strengthen Ukraine's defense capabilities amid increasing aggression and according to global law a cold act of aggression by the Russian Federation".
  • Arlene Foster wants to get rid of the Irish backstop

    Arlene Foster wants to get rid of the Irish backstop

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    The apology during her conference speech on Saturday came nearly exactly two years after the former first minister told The Irish News that she could not be expected to " be across every jot and tittle " of the lavish green energy scheme she oversaw while Stormont's minister for enterprise.
  • Gamer's alleged rape of teen girl overheard on PlayStation

    Gamer's alleged rape of teen girl overheard on PlayStation

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    It's unclear how police connected with the witness who allegedly heard the assault. The player, who has not been named by authorities, then claims Fabian took a pause on the game for about 15 minutes. Two Tennessee men were indicted last month after police say the mother of a 9-month-old baby found cellphone video of her child being raped - and she recognized the assailant.
  • Trump ally wins racially charged Mississippi Senate race

    Trump ally wins racially charged Mississippi Senate race

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    Democrats had hoped the furor over Hyde-Smith's alliances and beliefs might energize black voters in a state where about 35 percent of the electorate is African-American. Hyde-Smith's win is historic - she's the first woman to be elected to the Senate from Mississippi. "But our future is". Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Hyde-Smith to the Senate in April to replace Sen.
  • Home Is the Most Dangerous Place for Women, New UN Study Finds

    Home Is the Most Dangerous Place for Women, New UN Study Finds

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    The 16 days of activism is an worldwide campaign, linked with the UN Secretary General's UNiTE campaign, which starts on 25 November (International Day to End Violence Against Women) till 10 December (International Human Rights Day). "It is only by such exposure that we can rapidly bring the violence against women and girls to an end". In many countries, including Palestine, the applicable penal laws do not criminalize the acts of domestic violence , which stems from a traditional belief that ...
  • 'I don't believe' government climate report finding

    'I don't believe' government climate report finding

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    The U.S. president rejected the findings of the report , which was produced by over 300 prominent climate scientists and 13 federal agencies and departments. During his election campaign in 2016 Trump said climate change was "a hoax". He also pointed out that it focused on the climate change consequences that would be borne by the USA - even though it is a global problem.
  • Facebook knew of Russian data gathering in 2014, United Kingdom lawmaker says

    Facebook knew of Russian data gathering in 2014, United Kingdom lawmaker says

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    Collins, who has not yet made the documents public, asked Allan about one item he said was of considerable public interest that suggests Facebook was alerted to possible Russian hacking years before it became a major issue. One member from the country's parliament, Edwin Tong, referenced a post that went viral in Sri Lanka that called for killing Muslims. An engineer allegedly notified the company about Russian IP addresses accessing "three billion data points a day" from the platform, ...
  • Video shows moment when gender-reveal bomb sparked $8M Sawmill Fire

    Video shows moment when gender-reveal bomb sparked $8M Sawmill Fire

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    But when they fired a rifle at explosive powder in a target, it ended in a fire that burned almost 47,000 acres. The video shows how Dickey started the fire. One of the commenters where the video is posted on YouTube, wrote, "I feel bad for the poor baby boy who's inheriting those genes". He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in September and was sentenced to five years of probation.
  • MLB Requests Return of Campaign Funds from Cindy Hyde-Smith

    MLB Requests Return of Campaign Funds from Cindy Hyde-Smith

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    Cindy Hyde-Smith has drawn scrutiny for saying at a November 2 campaign event that she would attend a public hanging if invited. She has a history of controversial conduct , the most recent from a campaign rally earlier this month where she was seen on video joking with a supporter about happily being his guest for a public hanging.
  • Massive Australian cow almost as tall as Michael Jordan goes viral

    Massive Australian cow almost as tall as Michael Jordan goes viral

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    It's not every day that you see something that truly makes you stop and say, "Holy cow ". I wouldn't be able to put it through a processing facility. Geoff - who has about 20,000 cattle - revealed the giant is also a big hit with the other cattle, who follow him around the paddocks in their hundreds.
  • Paul Manafort reportedly met with Julian Assange months before Democratic email leak

    Paul Manafort reportedly met with Julian Assange months before Democratic email leak

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    However, the accusations by The Guardian have yet to be verified by other news sources. Manafort, the newspaper reported , denied having any involvement in the hack. Manafort himself released a statement later Tuesday calling the article "libelous" and claiming he was thinking of suing The Guardian . Manafort was jailed earlier this year and was thought to be one of the key witnesses in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 United States ...
  • Four U.S. Troops Killed in Four Days in Afghanistan

    Four U.S. Troops Killed in Four Days in Afghanistan

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    The NATO Resolute Support mission announced that three service members and a contractor were also wounded in the explosion today near the city of Ghazni, southwest of Kabul. Earlier this month, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said more than 28,000 Afghan police and soldiers had been killed since 2015. The Resolute Support Mission reported earlier that a U.S.
  • Mugabe unable to walk, Mnangagwa tells supporters

    Mugabe unable to walk, Mnangagwa tells supporters

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    Mnangagwa was appointed his successor and was elected president in July. For years, Zimbabweans who saw their ageing leader nod off during events speculated how long he would stay in office, while his wife vowed that he could rule from the grave.
  • French minister blames far right over clashes

    French minister blames far right over clashes

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    Paris deployed some 3,000 security forces on Saturday, notably around tourist-frequented areas, after an unauthorized attempt last week to march on the presidential Elysee Palace. By nightfall the Champs-Elysees was smoldering and in the Place de la Madeleine, burned scooters lay on the sidewalk like blackened shells. Last weekend a protester was accidentally run over and killed by a vehicle, and more than 200 people were injured during a demonstration in eastern France .
  • US missionary's body could be lost in battle to preserve isolated tribe

    US missionary's body could be lost in battle to preserve isolated tribe

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    Chau , a Christian missionary, was killed on November 17 - a day after he tried to reach the native Sentinelese tribesmen by trying to speak their language and singing worship songs . Authorities say Chau arrived in the area on October 16 and stayed on another island while he prepared to travel to North Sentinel. Police will put them on interrogation to investigate on various aspects of the case including the sequence of events, the sea route followed for North Sentinel Island .
  • United Kingdom parliament seizes confidential Facebook documents

    United Kingdom parliament seizes confidential Facebook documents

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    The cache of documents, some of which may include correspondence between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and company executives, stem from a lawsuit in California that outlines a litany of allegations against Facebook. The documentation, Six4Three alleges, shows that the social media company was both fully aware of the implications of its lax privacy measures and actively exploited them itself - going so far as to claim the documentation contains evidence that the loophole exploited by ...
  • Over 100 injured in ‘toxic gas attack’ by rebels in Aleppo

    Over 100 injured in ‘toxic gas attack’ by rebels in Aleppo

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    The Syrian conflict began with a government crackdown on protesters in March 2011 and has left more than 400,000 people dead, displaced millions, and devastated many historic sites across the country. A rebel alliance in nearby Idlib denied any involvement in the alleged attack. Zaher Batal, the head of the Aleppo Doctors Syndicate told Reuters , "We cannot know the kinds of gases, but we suspected chlorine and treated patients on this basis because of the symptoms".
  • Nooses found hanging at Mississippi Capitol

    Nooses found hanging at Mississippi Capitol

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    Cindy Hyde-Smith keep her seat in Republican hands. President Trump was back on the campaign trail Monday, stumping in MS for Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is facing Mike Espy in a racially charged runoff for a US Senate seat. "I will be in Gulfport and Tupelo, Mississippi, on Monday night doing two Rallies for Senator Hyde-Smith, who has a very important Election on Tuesday", Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday.
  • Steady Rain Helps to Extinguish California Fire, Complicates Search

    Steady Rain Helps to Extinguish California Fire, Complicates Search

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    The cause of the Camp Fire, which destroyed more than 13,500 homes, remains under investigation. The fire is now at 85 percent containment and hundreds of people still remain missing . "You look up, and you see these things hanging in the trees and now they're blowing around real hard and fall down", said Craig Covey of the Orange County Fire Authority, who's part of the effort to recover remains.