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The threat came after Turkey claimed to have killed between 160 and 200 Kurdish YPG fighters north of Aleppo , though the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the number much lower and the Syrian government referred to "150 innocent civilians" dying in the Turkish strikes.
  • Arrested superintendent of Sum Hospital admitted to hospital

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    I will ask the officials to make more stringent provisions. Meanwhile, in a shocking claim, the National Human Rights Commission said only three of Odisha's 568 hospitals have fire safety clearance and issued a notice to the state government over the hospital tragedy, the worst of its kind in the state.
  • Iraqi forces liberate al-Shura district south of Mosul

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    Senior Kurdish official Hoshiyar Zebari said his forces had "solid" intelligence that al-Baghdadi and Nouimeh were still in the city. "Perhaps one million civilians are still living there", he added. So far, 7 million leaflets have been dropped by U.S. Air Force B-52 members telling residents in Mosul to stay in their homes, officials said. More than 25,000 Iraqi troops have mobilized for the Mosul fight, a massive operation that's expected to take weeks, if not months.
  • German police arrest Syrian man wanted in alleged bomb plot

    German police arrest Syrian man wanted in alleged bomb plot

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    Officials said he had not previously aroused suspicion.The suspect's background will prove unwelcome news for Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose conservatives have lost support to the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party over her refugee-friendly policy.Speaking during a news conference after talks in Niger's capital Niamey, Merkel lauded German police for the arrest and hinted her government could tighten security laws.
  • National Quinnipiac Poll Has Clinton Up by 7

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    Both candidates have used the debates to try to rattle their opponents: Clinton baited Trump by questioning his wealth and his business acumen. "If your opponent's ship is sinking you don't throw them a life preserver", he said. Nevada has been kind to Trump, handing him a resounding victory in this year's caucuses that helped him clinch the Republican nomination, even though he had little in the way of a campaign apparatus and hundreds of volunteers who were entirely new to the ...
  • Forensic Experts Visit Trinamool Lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee's Accident Spot

    Forensic Experts Visit Trinamool Lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee's Accident Spot

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    Abhishek, nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, sustained serious injuries on Monday when his vehicle hit a towing van at Ratanpur, about six km from Singur on Durgapur Expressway in Hooghly district. He was rushed to Kolkata and admitted to Belle Vue Clinic, Sharma said. The team collected broken glass pieces, examined the paint on the surface of the truck with which Abhishek's auto collided while returning to Kolkata after a public meeting in Murshidabad district.
  • Nigeria's leader meets 21 schoolgirls, vows to free the rest

    Nigeria's leader meets 21 schoolgirls, vows to free the rest

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    Commending the effort of his administration so far in order to have the girls released, he said, " The release of these 21 girls followed a series of negotiations between Government and the Boko Haram group, brokered by our friends both local and global.
  • Trump Campaign Cuts Ties With Ohio GOP Chairman

    Trump Campaign Cuts Ties With Ohio GOP Chairman

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    Over the weekend, Trump's campaign severed ties with Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges, who had been openly critical of Trump on several occasions and told some news outlets he was not sure if he would vote for Trump. McDaniel asked Day to either declare her support for Trump or resign. Jim Simon, a state party committee member, said that in a challenging election season, Borges has "handled it perfectly".
  • Pixel Reviews Push Alphabet Stock Skyward

    Pixel Reviews Push Alphabet Stock Skyward

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    The XL has a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440p QHD AMOLED display and 3450mAh battery, while the other device has a smaller 5-inch 1920 x 1080p FHD AMOLED panel and 2770mAh cell. Both these applications are already available unofficially for anyone to download, however, Google has now brought them to the play store but there's a catch.
  • UNESCO expected adopted controversial Jerusalem resolution

    UNESCO expected adopted controversial Jerusalem resolution

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    UNESCO said the resolution was presented by its executive board members: Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Sudan, and Occupied Palestine, and aims at protecting Palestinian heritage in the occupied eastern Jerusalem city and affirming on Jerusalem as a city that belong to all religions.
  • Clinton campaign considered Bill Gates, Tim Cook for VP

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    Still, the idea of Vice President Tim Cook is interesting. In addition to Warren, Sens. Podest sent a categorized list of 39-person describing it as a "first cut of people to consider for VP". Hispanics: Javier Becerra, Julian Castro, Eric Garcetti, Tom Perez and Ken Salazar. Another group includes women lawmakers like Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado.
  • 'very likely post-brexit eu agreement would need parliamentary ratification'

    'very likely post-brexit eu agreement would need parliamentary ratification'

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    The British pound climbed against the USA dollar in exchange markets Tuesday after a government lawyer told the High Court here that parliament was "very likely" to be asked to ratify any future Brexit deal with the European Union (EU). "There is no dispute, that once notification is given, there is a direct causal link between notification and the removal of statutory rights. the effect of notification is to destroy rights and take the preservation of rights out of parliament's hands".
  • National Portrait Gallery honors Nobel laureate Bob Dylan

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    Even so, many have doubts about the award going to a musician. Back in 2009, Christopher Rollason wrote about the connections between Dylan's lyrics and the writing of Edgar Allen Poe. "It (Nobel prize) is rather late". U.S. folk singer-songwriter Bob Dylan became the first American in 33 years to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for having "created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition" - and he's reacted in exactly the way you'd expect Bob Dylan ...
  • Tyson Gay at large vigil after daughter's death

    Tyson Gay at large vigil after daughter's death

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    The 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay was fatally shot in the neck, authorities and the athlete's agent said Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, and police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting. Here are seven things to know about the rising running sensation who had dreams of following in her father's footsteps on the Olympic track. "She was full of energy and life", said Mullins, who taught Gay in science classes.
  • From air, few signs of French migrant camp's imminent end

    From air, few signs of French migrant camp's imminent end

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    Bishop Jonathan said that these children have been through a variety of terrible experiences, including trafficking. I hope British hospitality is not being abused. However, the guidelines also say that "all other applicants should be afforded the benefit of the doubt and treated as children". Afghanistan started using birth certificates in 2007.
  • Mexican Judge Who Handled El Chapo's Cartel Cases Assassinated

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    Vicente Antonio Bermudez Zacarias, the Mexican judge presiding over El Chapo's case, has been murdered . Condemning the murder, President Enrique Pena Nieto ordered the attorney general's office to take over the investigation. Most recently, he had suspended the extradition of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the USA to face drug trafficking charges. He has also handled legal appeals from lawyers working for Miguel Trevino, who had ties to the Zetas cartel.
  • Russia, Syria halt airstrikes against Aleppo

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    Moscow on Monday announced a "humanitarian pause" between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday to allow civilians and militants safe passage out of the city. Russian and Syrian militaries will halt any offensive actions. Air raids have so far killed hundreds of people and caused global outrage. "There were airstrikes throughout the night", Abu Rajab, who works at a local hospital, said over the telephone.
  • Talks better than war in South China Sea, Duterte says

    Talks better than war in South China Sea, Duterte says

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    He said at least a dozen Memoranda of Understanding are being worked out to be signed during the October 18 to 21 visit and one of them will be on increased importation of bananas, pineapples and dragon fruits. "You cannot give it up, you can only negotiate", Duterte said, adding he can approach the situation either by proclaiming war or negotiating with China .
  • Fire in private hospital in eastern India kills 14

    Fire in private hospital in eastern India kills 14

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    Most of the deaths had occurred during shifting of critical patients. "Deeply saddened by the fire incident in Inst. of Medi Sciences & SUM hospital Bhubaneswar ". Bronto Skylift has been pressed into service to rescue patients by breaking the open door and windows. A visitor, Jyoti Prakash described the desperate situation he faced at the ICU thus, "I jumped down from the first floor where my father is being treated".
  • Putin hopes for improved relations after U.S. presidential elections

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    Modi also praised Putin's support for the fight against global terrorism, which India accuses its neighbor and rival Pakistan of sponsoring. China's opposition to India's position on Azhar runs contrary to the tough stand it has taken against Islamic terrorism in its Xinjiang province.
  • World's oldest giant panda dies

    World's oldest giant panda dies

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    Her condition became worse this morning (Sunday), Jia Jia was not able to walk. PHILIPPE LOPEZPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images Giant panda Jia Jia eats bamboo next to her birthday cake made with ice and vegetables at Ocean Park in Hong Kong, as she celebrates her 37th birthday.
  • Saudi Arabia says prepared for ceasefire in Yemen if Houthis agree

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    Two US citizens have been freed in Yemen , they flown to neighbouring Oman, told the US officials. The Yemeni army and allied popular fighters have been retaliating against the offensives by targeting gatherings of Saudi mercenaries inside Yemen and firing projectiles at military positions in the kingdom's extreme southwestern regions of Asir, Jizan and Najran.
  • Can Clinton win Utah? Poll shows her tied with Trump and independent

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    McMullin hasn't exactly captured the attention of the politically obsessive chattering classes, much less actual voters. National opinion polls have measured support for the candidates in different ways this year, yet most agree that Clinton is leading and that her advantage has strengthened as the election approaches.
  • BRICS leaders interact with Bay of Bengal group

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    The foreign minister and senior officials from the Prime Minister's Office and foreign ministry are among the delegation. China, which will hold the rotating chair in 2017, is willing to work with India and other BRICS members to successfully host the ninth BRICS summit next year, Xi added.
  • UK PM May says parliament will get opportunity to debate Brexit

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May's offer to give lawmakers some scrutiny of the process to leave the European Union calmed market fears of a "hard Brexit". Labour's motion does not explicitly call for a vote but says leaving the European Union is "the defining issue facing the UK", calling for a "full and transparent" debate on the plan for leaving the European Union and for Mrs May "to ensure that this House is able properly to scrutinise that plan.
  • Palestinian shoots 6 people in Jerusalem

    Palestinian shoots 6 people in Jerusalem

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    A gunman opened fire from a vehicle while driving by the Ammunition Hill and Shimon Hatzaddik light rail stations in Jerusalem , killing two and wounding six. The episode was the latest in a pattern of such attacks in an area that has been the site of numerous stabbing, auto ramming and shooting assaults over the a year ago.
  • Email: Clinton campaign sought to cancel Wall Street speech

    Email: Clinton campaign sought to cancel Wall Street speech

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    After WikiLeaks released the latest batch of Podesta emails showing Hillary Clinton's top aides mocking conservatives, Catholic and evangelical Christian leaders have circulated a letter demanding an immediate apology from the Democratic presidential nominee.
  • Colin Kaepernick throws 53-yard TD pass for first score of season

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    Before the anthem, the crowd chanted "USA!" As for Kaepernick, his decision has earned him many more critics, like the fans who booed him heavily when he came on to New Era Field on Sunday. Kaepernick's last start was November 1, when his record dropped to 2-6 following a 27-6 loss at St. Louis. Last season he had a 2-6 record as a starter under former coach Jim Tomsula before being benched in favor of Gabbert.
  • Hacked email about Catholics sparks Republican outcry

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    The 2011 email is between John Podesta, the subject of the hack and Clinton's campaign chairman, Palmieri and John Halpin, a senior fellow at the liberal think-tank Center for American Progress. He said that Clinton should denounce the "bigoted remarks" and apologize to people of faith. The FBI suspects what Democrats have been saying for weeks: Russian intelligence agencies hacked the emails of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman and a contractor handling Florida voter data, the Wall ...
  • Diplomats forge new track to end Syria violence but no truce

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    Britain and the United States said on Sunday they were considering additional sanctions against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters, and called on Russian Federation to help end the Syrian conflict. Johnson and Kerry said sanctions could be applied against Syria and its supporters. The talks in Lausanne opened less than two weeks after Washington suspended bilateral talks with Moscow following the collapse of a shaky cease-fire in the divided city of Aleppo.
  • More women accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct

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    Trump has forcefully denied all of these allegations and has argued that they are part of a conspiratorial effort to sink his campaign. Early in-person voting is underway in 20 states, including OH, where President Barack Obama railed against Trump a day after first lady Michelle Obama declared in a passionate speech, "Enough is enough".