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In a pointed play on the court's name, Bojang called it "an International Caucasian Court for the persecution and humiliation of people of color, especially Africans". Gambia announced the decision on television Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, accusing the court of unfairly targeting Africa and calling it the "International Caucasian Court".
  • Australian gets 15 years prison for abusing girls in Bali

    Australian gets 15 years prison for abusing girls in Bali

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    Robert Ellis, 70, abused at least 11 girls aged nine to 15 on the popular tourist island between 2014 and 2015 by luring them into his rented room with promises of gifts. Ellis is not the first person to be jailed for child sex offenses. "Try and interview the girls if you can, try and interview the girls and see if they want me in here being punished", he said.
  • Fire at Malaysian government hospital kills 6 patients

    Fire at Malaysian government hospital kills 6 patients

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    Ten trucks and 160 firefighters battled the blaze. Subramaniam said six patients had died and another had been transferred to the Burn Unit at a neighboring general hospital. Hundreds of people were evacuated from the facility. Fifty-one patients including three HSA employees who were injured have been admitted to the Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI).
  • Centre distances from visit of civil society team to Kashmir

    Centre distances from visit of civil society team to Kashmir

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    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha, who led a " high-level delegation" to meet hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani and chairman of the moderate section of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, today said they are "not a delegation" and are in Kashmir for the sake of mankind to reduce pain and sadness of the people of the Valley.
  • Convene TN Assembly on Cauvery issue: All-party meet to state

    Convene TN Assembly on Cauvery issue: All-party meet to state

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    So BJP will not participate in it", she said.Instead, DMK should impress upon its ally Congress, which rules Karnataka to get 2,000 cusecs of water released in Cauvery to Tamil Nadu as ordered by the Supreme court. It also urged the Tamil Nadu government to compensate the farmers for the losses they have suffered on account of insufficient Cauvery water. He maintained that the meeting was above politics.
  • Maoists killed in Odisha-Andhra border

    Maoists killed in Odisha-Andhra border

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    The remote forests of Malkangiri district are a major transit point for rebels because it borders Maoist-strongholds in Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh, the Hindu newspaper said. Sources ET spoke to say a top Maoist leader, Gajarla Ravi alias Uday, may have also been killed in this operation. This news story is related to Latest/159535-India-police-kill-18-Maoists-shoot-out/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne.
  • 5 killed, 40 injured in bus mishap in Odisha's Angul

    5 killed, 40 injured in bus mishap in Odisha's Angul

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    Sources said while one of the passengers died on the spot, the bike rider and the pillion rider, whowere thrown into the gorge along with their vehicle, also died on the spot. This is the second major accident in the district in a span of two months after 19 people were killed in a road accident at Manitri of Athmallick. The injured people were admitted to SCB Medical College in Cuttack while the rest were shifted to a hospital in Angul district.
  • Girl, 2, dies after being thrown from North Hollywood window

    Girl, 2, dies after being thrown from North Hollywood window

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    The infant daughter's father was described as being "between the age of 25 and 35" and under the influence of methamphetamine. After using a Taser and bean bag rounds, police were able to subdue Torres, Carmona said. He was on fire and had a steak knife in his chest. The suspect, whom police believe stabbed himself, was arrested and brought to a hospital for medical attention.
  • Woman on Ride-a-Long With Cop When Suspect Opens Fire

    Woman on Ride-a-Long With Cop When Suspect Opens Fire

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    Police say the officer was not hurt during the incident. "He's not stopping", the woman asks, before a chase ensues. The officer continued to pursue, but the gunman fired four more rounds - striking the officer's windshield and disabling the vehicle.
  • Syrian troops capture high point in city of Aleppo

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said strikes and artillery fire hit eastern districts after heavy clashes overnight along the front line dividing the city s government-held west from the east. Last week, United Nations envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said part of the plan for the temporary cease-fire was to allow for the voluntary departure of fighters with the opposition Syrian Conquest Front, formerly the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front.
  • Duterte hopes Philippine fishermen can return to China-controlled shoal

    Duterte hopes Philippine fishermen can return to China-controlled shoal

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    In a statement, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr. added that "Indeed, breaking away from our closest friend , only military ally and strategic partner would not be in our best national interest as declared unmistakably by President Duterte upon his arrival in Davao City from his successful trip to China very early this morning".
  • Cameroon train derailment death toll stands at 73, hospital staff say

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    The accident took place on Friday when the passenger train from Cameroon's capital Yaounde to economic capital Douala derailed around 12.00 hrs local time. Witnesses, including a Reuters reporter travelling on the train, said rail workers had added additional carriages to accommodate extra passengers before its departure.
  • Seahawks at Cardinals Recap, Highlights, Final Score, More

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    Hopefully, sometimes a tie can help you. "I feel great", Wilson said. "It's disappointing to put up those kind numbers and not come away with points because of the kicking game", Arizona coach Bruce Arians said. Jackson tweeted out the ideal reaction that every Cardinals fan can relate to. Four plays later, Hauschka drilled a 40-yard field goal right down the middle to make it 3-3.
  • He Latest: UN says more than 4000 have fled Iraq's Mosul

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    The offensive that started on Monday to capture Mosul is backed by the US -led coalition. Although much of the mine was burned during the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, about 10 per cent of the sulfur still remains. The outer rings of this defense are what the US military calls disruption zones, where IS fighters are expected to counter the Iraqi advance through the use of mortars and rockets, suicide bombers, road obstacles and auto bombs.
  • Russian warships monitored as they prepare to pass through English Channel

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    Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said the deployment of the Russian convoy was aimed at testing British capabilities and that it would be marked "every inch of the way". So far, Russian naval power has played a limited role in the Syrian conflict. Warships from NATO member Britain were shadowing the battle group through the North Sea and Stoltenberg said NATO navies would closely monitor the warships in " a responsible and measured " way as it headed to the Mediterranean.
  • Trump continues with attacks on accusers, 'rigged' system

    Trump continues with attacks on accusers, 'rigged' system

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    Attorney Gloria Allred, left, comforts Summer Zervos during a news conference in Los Angeles, Friday Oct. 14, 2016. "When you looked at that terrible woman last night, you said, 'I don't think so.' The stories are total fiction, they're 100% made up".
  • Turkey Has 'Plan B' if Not Involved in Mosul Offensive: Erdogan

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    But recent preparations for the looming offensive have been overshadowed by tensions between Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. The militants have recently lost control of the Iraqi cities of Falluja and Ramadi and are threatening to execute anyone discussing "liberation" in Mosul , according to residents and Sunni militia forces who spoke to relatives there.
  • Cameroon train crash death toll as high as 73, rescuers say

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    Thousands of Cameroonians have been flooding hospitals in the capital, Yaounde, and the largest city, Douala, looking for corpses and survivors after an overloaded train derailed Friday, killing more than 70 people and injuring 600. At least 73 deaths have been recorded as the result of weekend's train accident in Cameroon, 20 more than the official death toll of 53, rescue workers and hospital staff said yesterday.
  • Canada slams breakdown in trade talks with EU

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    The process will start two years of talks to agree a deal which could be hard considering it has taken Canada seven years to reach this final stage. "If in a week or two we see that Europe is unable to sign a progressive trade agreement with a country like Canada, then with whom does Europe think it could do business in the years to come in this post-Brexit situation when there are many questions about Europe's usefulness?" Belgium's constitution stipulates that each of its regional ...
  • Fact-Checking Trump's Position On 'Partial-Birth' Abortion

    Fact-Checking Trump's Position On 'Partial-Birth' Abortion

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    Republican Donald Trump said he will appoint justices who are pro-life and that if Roe v. Wade were overturned it would return the decision on legalizing abortion to to the states. "I will say this: It will go back to the states, and the states will then make a determination". "I have met with women who have, toward the end of their pregnancy, get the worst news that they can get, that their health is in jeopardy if they continue to carry to term, or that something awful has happened or ...
  • Cameroon says at least 53 dead after crowded train derails

    Cameroon says at least 53 dead after crowded train derails

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    A bridge had collapsed over the nearby highway, forcing more people to seek rail transport. Emergency services had been sent from the economic capital to reinforce teams closer to the scene of the accident, while firefighters were coming from Eseka, Doula regional governor Dieudonne Ivaha Diboua said.
  • South Africa announces intent to withdraw from ICC

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    The ICC said it had not formally been notified of South Africa's intention to leave the Rome Statute . The ICC started in 2002 as the first worldwide court with jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes .
  • Top EU lawmaker intervenes to try to save Canada trade pact

    Top EU lawmaker intervenes to try to save Canada trade pact

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    As the leaders wrapped up a summit in Brussels on Friday afternoon, negotiations fell apart between officials from the EU Commission, regional leaders and Freeland in Wallonia's capital, Namur, 65 kilometers (40 miles) away. Federal Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has met repeatedly over the past months with European leaders to shepherd it through, but with no luck. Wallonia , a region of just 3.6 million people, has all but scuppered a trade deal affecting 508 million Europeans and ...
  • Massive Denial Of Service Cyber Attack Disrupts Major Sites

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    We start to mitigate, they react. Analysts said the attack was having knock-on effects for users trying to access popular websites across the East Coast, several of whom reported problems. As of 5:30 p.m. "It's been a hectic day", said York. While the attacks were "pretty large", they "didn't bring anything down for very long", Cunningham noted.
  • Indians fans pitch in with wedding gifts for star rookie

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    The Indians' title drought dates to 1948. "They're probably going to buy it before our friends get to it", Merritt said. "That was a lot to ask of that kid", Francona said. However, going younger may not be such a bad thing for Atkins and the Blue Jays. LA manager Dave Roberts said he will not start Clayton Kershaw on short rest after the ace threw in the bullpen on Wednesday.
  • Pakistan take control of second test v West Indies

    Pakistan take control of second test v West Indies

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    Samuels was caught by Sami Aslam at slip off Rahat for 30 and two balls later Brathwaite was needlessly run out for 21 following a mix-up with his partner Devendra Bishoo. Misbah added just six to his overnight score before falling lbw to Gabriel and Pakistan were 342-6 when Holder removed nightwatchman Yasir for 23.
  • Iran heads to final after defeating South Korea

    Iran heads to final after defeating South Korea

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    Perhaps lulled a bit by their thumping 73-20 win over Thailand a day before, the hosts struggled to crack the Iranian defence in the first half. Ajay Thakur was unstoppable and he dismantled the Iran defense to narrow the deficit. India and Iran will lock horns in the final game to win the championship tonight. This time , however, captain Anup Kumar kept his team calm and patient, preventing Iranian raiders from scoring.
  • AT&T To Acquire Time Warner

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    Last year, it paid about $49 billion to buy satellite TV service provider DirecTV , a deal that expanded its pay-TV market reach nationwide. But large internet service providers (again, including AT&T ) face another threat-there are growing signs that they could come to be regulated as public utilities , which could impact their bottom lines in various and unforeseeable ways.
  • NYPD investigates white powder at Clinton campaign headquarters

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    It was taken to Clinton's Brooklyn headquarters and the 11th floor there was evacuated. Four people are believed to have been exposed to the substance, prompting emergency services to evacuate the entire office. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton poses with a supporter who wears a shirt depicting her at a rally at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Friday, Oct.
  • Duterte comes home from 'productive' China trip

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    It's the only way. In Washington , State Department spokesman John Kirby said the USA considered Duterte's comments "inexplicably at odds with the very close relationship" between the two countries. The U.S. embassy press attache in Manila said Friday Duterte's comments were creating "unnecessary uncertainty". The three officials, Kirby, Goldberg and Koscina said that the United States will remain committed to the 70-year-old relationship with the Philippines.