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Putin arrives in Tehran for official visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Iran's leadership on Wednesday in Tehran as the two Syrian allies push a peace plan to end the conflict. The Russian president will also take part in a three-way summit with Mr Rouhani and the leader of ex-Soviet Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev aimed at bolstering economic ties between their nations. Read More »

Belgian, 5 Argentinians dead in NY attack

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Erlij, 48, is a Jewish steel mill owner from the city of Rosario in central Argentina. The eight friends traveled from their hometown of Rosario, Argentina, to New York City in order to celebrate graduating from The Instituto Politécnico 30 years ago. Read More »

Watch Dave Grohl and Kristen Bell's Frozen Metallica mash-up

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Grohl admitted that his children were huge Frozen fans,"and if I were to jam a song with you, I would become like the coolest dad". For the Halloween episode, Grohl dressed up as his old pal David Letterman for the entire show and even performed a Metallica/Frozen medley with Kristen Bell . Read More »

Pope Francis condemns terror attacks around the world

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The pope referred to a suicide attack in Afghanistan that killed at least one Wednesday, a truck attack in NY that killed eight on Tuesday and a bombing and shootout in Somalia that killed more than 20 on Saturday. In Afghanistan, an Islamic State suicide bomber killed 13 people October 31 after blowing himself up near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. On Oct. 29, five Islamic extremists stormed a hotel after a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle filled with explosives at the entrance gate, ... Read More »

Mom Charged With Tying Child To Van Roof

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She's now been charged with a felony for the incident, which happened September 9. You love your kids and take care of them. When questioned by officers, Schmunk allegedly said that the pool was too big to fit inside the vehicle so she "decided to put the pool on top of the minivan, but had no way to strap it down". Read More »

Liberia Court Halts Presidential Election Run-Off To Hear Fraud Charges

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This particular election was meant to usher in Liberia's first democratic transition since 1944 after long periods of military rule and a civil war that ended in 2003. Johnson-Sirleaf has denied that the meetings were inappropriate, and worldwide observers like the European Union and the Carter Centre have stated that they saw no major problems with the first round vote. Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan spends birthday evening with friends and family at Alibaug

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Before making his annual appearance for the thousands of fans at his residence Mannat in Mumbai , Shah Rukh Khan will be heading to his Alibaug farmhouse where all the celebrations will take place. While, Alia Bhatt , Sidharth Malhotra , Katrina Kaif , Farah Khan accompanied Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar in the latter's chopper, dimple-queen Deepika Padukone has accompanied them now and is all set to hit the party. Read More »

Taliban warns United States hostage Kevin King is gravely ill

The report , quoting the USA military, says that "approximately 56.8% of the country's 407 districts are under Afghan government control or influence", a more than 6 percent decline from previous year. American combat casualties also are rising with the increase in USA troop commitment to the Afghan mission, according to SIGAR. But American combat casualties are increasing, with 10 USA troops killed from January 1 through August 23 and another 48 wounded. Read More »

Hero officer apprehended terror suspect, 'stopped the carnage' in NYC

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The NYPD police officer who shot the Uzbekistan terrorist who mowed down 8 people and injured 11 others in yesterday's attack in NY has been named as 28-year old Irish American Ryan Nash. Saipov was wielding what appeared to be two weapons and declined to drop them when he was confronted by officers, police said. When Saipov didn't comply with the orders to drop his weapons, Nash reportedly shot him in his abdomen. Read More »

Exit deal will 'favour the European Union on money' admits Brexit minister

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The government also says it has committed more than 1.3 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) to cover Brexit costs until 2022. The Brexit Secretary said he was seeking an "intensification" of negotiations, but told the House of Lords EU Committee that Britain was "on timetable" to achieve its desired outcome by the scheduled date of withdrawal from the EU in March 2019. Read More »

Trump Jr.'s Halloween-Inspired Attack On Socialism Draws Fabulous Ridicule

Trump Jr. garnered controversy past year when he tweeted a meme comparing refugees to Skittles. "You teach her about nepotism and fraud everyday", singer John Legend responded. Well, we hope Trump Jr will think twice before tweeting an outlandish remark on a political topic. She took a dig at President Trump from starting his career in the real estate business after getting big help from his rich father. Read More »

Northern Ireland's parties face power-share deadline

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Mr Brokenshire had extended his latest deadline by 24 hours to give the parties more time to compromise. They had been warned by the Northern Ireland Secretary that they had until Monday to produce a written agreement or he would be forced to legislate for a budget for the region at Westminster. Read More »

Highway 400 closed south of Barrie

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On Tuesday evening at around 11:30 p.m., a 14-car collision occurred like a chain reaction on one of Ontario's busiest highways near Bradford, Ontario. Members of the OPP's emergency response team are now on scene searching the charred vehicles to see if there are any additional victims, Schmidt said. Read More »

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Holdings Raised by Ajo LP

About 3.36M shares traded. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lowered Lowe's Cos. from a "conviction-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $95.00 to $86.00 in a research report on Monday, October 17th. 77,184 are held by Beese Fulmer Investment Mngmt. Eagle Ridge Investment Management acquired 11,358 shares as 3M Co (MMM)'s stock rose 7.02%. Lowe's Companies, Inc (Lowe's) is a home improvement company. Read More »

Trump names suspect captured for role in 2012 Benghazi attack on Americans

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Al Imam is one of two captured in response to the Benghazi attack, in which terrorists used firearms and rocket-propelled grenades to assault a diplomatic building and kill US servicemen. The officials said the mission was approved by President Donald Trump and done in coordination with Libya's internationally recognized government. Numerous recriminations that followed the incident, however, centered around Obama administration officials, including Clinton herself and then national security ... Read More »

Ash-pipe explodes at NTPC in UP; ten dead, 50 injured

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The death toll is likely to rise as many more are feared trapped inside the 500 MW boiler unit at the NTPC, Unchahar, Additional Director General (ADG) Law and Order Anand Kumar said. Officials said the explosion took place in the boiler which is filled with water in tubes which are heated. The injured persons are beleived to have suffered burns. Read More »

Praful Patel's Election as AIFF Chief Set Aside by Delhi High Court

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However, as former Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr SY Quraishi prepares to take charge as the makeshift administrator of AIFF, Goal spoke to senior advocate and former legal advisor to sporting bodies BCCI and AIFF, Usha Nath Banerjee, who dismissed the possibility of a suspension by Federation Internationale de Football Association. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi: Ease of doing business ruined due to demonetisation, GST

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Rahul further downplayed the World Bank report and said, "India needs a certificate from the country, and the people are saying Narendra Modi , Arun Jaitley have failed". "Not a single community in Gujarat is happy". The only ones who are not complaining are 5-10 influential industrialists. "Modiji gave loan worth Rs 33,000 crore for Tata Nano plant, nearly free, charging the least possible rate". Read More »

Illegal Hawkers: MNS and Congress workers clash in Dadar

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This gave the whole incident a political angle. The MNS has adopted an aggressive stance against hawkers occupying railway station premises and has been evicting illegal hawkers from the railway station premises in the wake of the Elphinstone Road railway station stampede, which had claimed the lives of 23 people. Read More »

NYC Halloween parade goes on, security tight, after attack

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Over 2 million people attend the Halloween event, which is also broadcast on TV. Seen wearing a variety of costumes, dancers launched into a choreography of the popular Michael Jackson song as passerbys and other parade attendants watched from either side of the street. Read More »

GOP senators reject talk of defunding Mueller probe

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Sources close to Bannon denied to The Hill that he has spoken to Trump about Mueller. There were some Republicans, however, who commented on the breaking news. John McCain , R-Ariz., who's clashed with Trump, said of a Mueller firing . Sekulow's comments to ABC's " Good Morning America " come a day after a former Trump aide admitted lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about meeting with Russian intermediaries and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty to ... Read More »

MA considers doing away with Daylight Saving Time

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The move would put it one hour ahead of the Eastern time zone from November through February. Days before most USA residents "fall back", a special commission in MA that has been examining the possibility of year-round daylight saving time plans to release its final recommendations. Read More »

Control of Gaza Strip's border with Egypt handed to Palestinian Authority

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But on Wednesday morning, Hamas began fulfilling its promise to hand over control of Gaza's borders to the PA - the most tangible sign yet that the deal is working. The following step is that Hamas will give the PA full control of all the government ministries in Gaza . PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is slated to arrive in the Strip in the coming days to check the progress of the crossings. Read More »

Five Argentine citizens killed in NY attack

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Hours after the attack, the names of the first victims emerged as Argentina's foreign ministry said Hernan Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damian Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernan Ferruchi had died. "Strongly condemn the terror attack in New York City. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased and prayers with those injured". Rosario's local newspaper, La Capital, described the vacation to NY as the "trip of their dreams", and reported that they were riding bicycles ... Read More »

Abdul Qavi Desnavi's 87th Birth Anniversary: Google Doodle Celebrates

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He died on 7 July, 2011. Some of his notable works are - Hayat-e-Abul Kalam Azad, Ajnabi Shaher, Talash-e-Azad, to name some. Google's logo has been stylised in Urdu-style script while the doodle shows Desnavi at work. The Doodle was crafted by guest Google Doodler Prabha Mallya . In the course of a literary career that spanned five decades, he authored a vast body of Urdu works covering fiction, biographies, poetry, and anthologies, it said. Read More »