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  • Bimal Gurung plans to enter Darjeeling before Oct 30: Intel

    Bimal Gurung plans to enter Darjeeling before Oct 30: Intel

    The police claimed that the houses were set ablaze by Gurung's supporters to wipe out evidence. The security forces were moving towards Patlebas after receiving specific inputs that GJM president Gurung was camping in the area. Though Union home minister Rajnath Singh appealed to Gurung to withdraw the indefinite strike in Darjeeling , the Centre must now decide if it wants to involve a "fugitive" in the discussions, said an officer in Kolkata , asking not to be named.

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  • A Giant Hole Just Appeared in Antarctica

    A Giant Hole Just Appeared in Antarctica

    The hole , which was detected about a month ago , is roughly 30,000 square miles or the size of the state of Maine. Back in 1970s, a polynia was seen at the same location in Antarctica's Weddell Sea but since observation tools that the scientists had were not as good at that time as they are now, that hole could not be analyzed.

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  • Trump on Iran nuke accord: It's the 'worst deal. We got nothing'

    Trump on Iran nuke accord: It's the 'worst deal. We got nothing'

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley have said the U.S. interprets the agreement differently than the other countries involved. Officials familiar with the internal deliberations as well as informed sources outside the administration say they do not believe Trump will call for Congress to reinstate the sanctions.

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  • Israel joins USA in withdrawing from UNESCO over 'bias'

    Israel joins USA in withdrawing from UNESCO over 'bias'

    Bokova said, but she had told members of Congress repeatedly that immediate payment was not an issue, only American political re-engagement in the organization, which she believes serves many American interests overseas. "This truth has become even more evident today, at a time when the growth of extremism and terrorism calls for new long-term solutions for peace and freedom, in the context of combating racism and anti-Semitism, in combating ignorance and discrimination", she said.

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  • Police issue warrant for black man beaten at Virginia rally

    DeAndre Harris , 20, was charged with unlawful wounding in the August 12 rally that turned violent. In the days following the attack, two men were arrested and charged with malicious wounding: 18-year-old Daniel Borden , of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Alex Ramos, 33, of Marrietta, Georgia, according to WVIR-TV.

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  • 'Self-serving noise.' Read Melania Trump's response slamming Ivana Trump's 'First Lady' claim

    'Self-serving noise.' Read Melania Trump's response slamming Ivana Trump's 'First Lady' claim

    Instead she fired up a statement via spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham. During the recent interview with "Good Morning America," Ivana told hosts she has the "direct number to the White House" but she just doesn't really use it. 'So I'm not sure if she was. "I'm a big believer in healthy eating because it reflects on your mind and your body", she said before telling the group to "come with me and have some fun".

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  • Sri Lanka target landmark series win over Pakistan

    Sri Lanka target landmark series win over Pakistan

    Pakistan have plenty of work to do to if they are to level their two-Test series with Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi . "The Champions Trophy team has been retained except Azhar Ali, who has been rested for the ODI series to gain full fitness, said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Inzamam ul Haq".

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  • U.S. imposes additional duties on Bombardier

    In a statement , Boeing said the Department of Commerce had "affirmed the magnitude to which Bombardier has dumped C Series aircraft in the United States, selling those aircraft at prices millions below production cost in an illegal effort to grab market share in the USA single-aisle airplane market".

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  • Chicago and Boston were the potential targets of Las Vegas mass murderer

    Chicago and Boston were the potential targets of Las Vegas mass murderer

    In the days and months before he mowed down concertgoers from his high-rise hotel suite, gunman Stephen Paddock booked rooms overlooking two other music festivals in Las Vegas and Chicago, authorities said. The Chicago hotel's proximity to the outdoor concert stadium suggested a similar scenario to the Las Vegas mass shooting, which killed 58 and injured nearly 500.

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  • Iraqi Kurdistan referendum, illegitimate: Pre. Erdogan

    Iraqi Kurdistan referendum, illegitimate: Pre. Erdogan

    Baghdad already has imposed sanctions on Kurdish banks and halted foreign currency transfers to the region, and a flight ban has halted all worldwide flights from servicing the Iraqi Kurdish territory's airports. "Turkey will import more gas from Iran". The atmosphere for the talks was a far cry from Erdogan's last visit to Tehran in April 2015 when a speech he gave just days before sparked demands from some Iranian lawmakers for it to be cancelled.

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  • Man arrested after vicious knife attack on Edmonton police officer

    Man arrested after vicious knife attack on Edmonton police officer

    At approximately 8:11 p.m. on September 30, EPS Constable Micheal Chernyk was purposely struck by a white Chevrolet Malibu near Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton while he was conducting traffic control at a public event. An Islamic State militants flag was seized as evidence, he said. It was the latest in a series of assaults around the world that the authorities have labelled as terrorism, including a blast on a commuter train in London last month and Sunday's knife attack at the Saint ...

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  • US Military jet crashes in fiery inferno 'killing everyone on board'

    US Military jet crashes in fiery inferno 'killing everyone on board'

    A US Navy news release said: "Two pilots were aboard the aircraft, an instructor and a student". The Navy confirmed it was investigating reports of a plane crash on Twitter. Investigators told local media that civilians were being kept three miles away from the crash site due to reports the plane had explosives on board as well.

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  • Iraq to halt worldwide flights to Kurdistan Region

    Iraq to halt worldwide flights to Kurdistan Region

    Iraq's central government has demanded the annulment of the referendum , which resulted in a huge "yes" for independence. The Turkish and Iranian militaries have also participated in joint exercises near their borders with the Kurdistan region in recent days.

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