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Trump Says US Will Label North Korea a State Sponsor of Terror

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In his Cabinet meeting, called the designation "a very critical step" that he said 'would start right now'. The move is meant to curb Pyongyang's pursuit of nuclear weapons, but Mike Fuchs, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, tells Bustle that the designation is a "step backward" and will make diplomacy with North Korea more hard. Read More »

'Banging' noises could be coming from missing Argentine sub, officials say

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Satellite signals heard over the weekend did not come from a missing Argentine Navy submarine San Juan that went missing on November 15, dashing hopes that the vessel could be located. In addition, the Submarine Rescue Command (URC) of the US Navy, based in San Diego, California, is deploying two independent rescue systems that can be used to support underwater search and rescue missions, depending on various oceanic factors, such as depth, current soil conditions and other safety ... Read More »

Mugabe Might Face Impeachment After Ignoring Resignation Deadline

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This is the story The Namibian carried in its print version today. On Sunday, Mugabe was sacked as Zanu-PF party leader and replaced by one-time comrade turned arch-rival Mnangagwa. The University of Zimbabwe postponed exams on Monday after students started chanting and singing songs against Mugabe. But Mugabe refused to sign the agreement, claiming that he was the legitimate leader of the country and the party. Read More »

Padmavati row: Shivraj Singh Chauhan bans film in Madhya Pradesh

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Chouhan announced in Bhopal after a meeting with Rajput groups that the film has "distorted history" and thus can not be allowed for "release" in his state. The comments come a day after the release of " Padmavati " was "voluntarily" deferred from its scheduled date of December 1. The release of Padmavati has been delayed for an indefinite period. Read More »

Bruce Arians on fourth-down decision: I cost our team the game

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The play was the Cardinals' "bread and butter play", Arizona quarterback Blaine Gabbert said. "It's very simple: I cost our team the game", Arians said after Sunday's game. That led to a 20-yard Larry Fitzgerald touchdown catch. Stanton has been progressing during practice this week, but Blaine Gabbert has been taking first-team reps. Read More »

Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, former Congress leader dies at 72

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Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi is survived by his wife Deepa Dasmunsi and son Priyadeep Dasmuni. At the time of his stroke in 2008, Dasmunsi was heading AIFF, leading to Praful Patel taking over his president. "He did notable work to popularize football in India", Modi tweeted. She said Dasmunsi served the party as well as the government "illustriously". The veteran leader became a minister for the first time in 1985, when he was sworn in as Union Minister of State, Commerce. Read More »

Hundreds of sex assaults reported at San Diego military bases a year ago

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Army members reported 8,294 instances of sexual assault, followed by the Navy , which reported 4,788 cases, the Air Force with 3,876, and the Marine Corps with 3,400. That number jumps up to 59 in 2015 and 44 in 2016. There's also a recorded increase at the U.S. Air Force Academy. A restricted report is one made confidentially by a victim who may be seeking "advocacy, support services, medical care, and mental health counseling" and is not referred to criminal investigation, SAPRO ... Read More »

High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region

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Places like the Cape & the Islands could reach 50mph+ into early Sunday morning. The winds may down branches and power lines and winds of this magnitude may cause minor property damage without extra precautions, the National Weather Service said. Read More »

Hajin Gunfight: One IAF GARUD killed

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As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the security forces, triggering a gunbattle in which one IAF Garud soldier was killed, while five terrorists were also neutralised, he said. "Weapons and ammunition recovered". Another Army soldier got injured during the operation against the terrorists. A militant of Zakir Musa's group in Kashmir died from his wounds while a police man was killed in the fire fight and another was injured. Read More »

Manushi Chhillar from Haryana, India won the title after 17 years

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She competed against 108 participants to win the title. He was joined by Haryana CM ML Khattar, union minister Suresh Prabhu and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma. "My final answer also came to me by having them here with me", an excited Chhillar said. Congratulations Manushi Chhillar . Yipeeeee, about time! She was crowned by Miss World 2016 victor, Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle. Read More »

Donald Trump reverses course on trophy hunting, reimposes Obama-era ban

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Just hours before, Trump's spokesperson Sarah Sanders had defended the US Fish and Wildlife Service's move to end the 2014 ban initiated under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama. In addition to noting the continuing population decline among elephants, Royce cited widespread corruption at the highest levels of government in Zimbabwe and the current political turmoil in the country following an apparent military coup earlier in the week. Read More »

Trump criticizes Franken, remains silent on Roy Moore

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Indeed, some pundits claim Franken has gamed McConnell to investigate him to open the door to a wider probe of sexual misconduct in Washington. Sounds like a Mel Brooks joke. One woman said she was 14 years old when Moore initiated sexual contact with her. Last month, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the White House's official stance on the sexual assault accusations is that every single one of the women is lying . Read More »

Obama climate envoy slams Trump's rejection of climate change

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Coal is responsible for more than 40 per cent of global emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. Other members include France, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland and Austria. The federal government has announced it is working with the United Kingdom on a global alliance to give the fossil fuel the boot. Last September, he said the spate of hurricanes at the time should prompt people to understand that humanity will "go down" if it does not address climate change and history will judge ... Read More »

Australian diplomat falls to his death in New York City

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Earlier on Thursday, Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) said it was providing "consular assistance" to Simpson's family who had "requested privacy at this time". 'It is a shocking tragedy, A young life lost'. "I ask that the media and others respect the privacy of Julian's family at this hard time", she said. Read More »

Russia vetoes UN resolution on chemical weapons probe in Syria

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The resolution received 11 votes in favor and two against, with two abstentions. Washington and Moscow have presented rival draft resolutions on renewing for a year the mandate of the UN-backed Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), which is tasked with identifying who is responsible for the many chemical attacks that have been perpetrated throughout the war. Read More »

Faculty votes 'no' to offer

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There will be no end in sight for the longest college strike in Ontario's history as faculty across the province overwhelmingly rejected the province's latest offer. "We are approaching the time where we will start to see people with lost semesters but we are not there yet", she said. "You have to meet a certain threshold and we're not there". Read More »

Mistrial in New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez's Corruption Trial

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Jurors had first told Walls on Monday they couldn't reach a unanimous verdict on any of the 18 counts in the indictment against Menendez and a wealthy friend. On August 30, Justice Department prosecutors filed a document in court as the trial began, outlining the evidence against Menendez receiving political bribes from Florida Optometrist Dr. Read More »

Rubio criticizes Trump's mid-speech water-sipping form

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However, him sipping water brought back memories from 2013 when US Senator Marco Rubio stopped in the middle of a sentence to drink water. When he came up empty-handed, Trump quipped, "They don't have water". For Mr Rubio, it was all water under the bridge. The throwaway moment did not go unnoticed by the president's critics on Twitter . The senator joked after the president's speech that Trump needs to work on his form. Read More »

Giant 3-Carrier Strike Force Completes Exercises in Western Pacific

The joint drill comes just days after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed that now is the time to apply "maximum pressure" on North Korea for its continuing military provocations. The exercise is the first time three carrier strike groups have operated together in the Western Pacific since exercises Valiant Shield 2006 and 2007 off the coast of Guam, according to Navy officials. Read More »

Israel fears Syria buffer will put Iran close to frontier

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Our quarrel is only with the tyrannical regime that holds them hostage and threatens our destruction. Yet, the source continued that Israel shows concern over the absence of a timeline in the agreement, and the fact that secret agreements among parties can only guarantee distancing Iranians and militias to relatively short distance from the Israeli border at Golan. Read More »

Korea postpones major exams after rare quake

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The Meteorological Administration said almost 20 aftershocks had shaken the region and more were expected in coming days. No casualties were reported. Pohang is some 35km from the Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant, which has six operational reactors. The quake was sensed across the country, including capital Seoul, some 270 km away from Pohang city, as well as the southern resort island of Jeju. Read More »

Russia Used Video Game Screenshots to "Prove" the US Is Assisting ISIS

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The nation's Ministry of Defense tweeted a series of what appears to be drone combat images in an attempt to claim that the United States working with ISIS in Syria. None of the five photographs attached to the post were what the Russians claimed them to be, said online sleuths, with one photograph apparently a screenshot from the promo for a mobile phone game called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron. Read More »

Why same-sex marriage could be bad for LGBT people in Australia

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Despite some early criticisms that the use of the postal system would make the survey inaccessible, an overwhelming 79.5 per cent of Australian voters did participate, in what the Chief Statistician called an "outstanding" turnout. Mr Turnbull's decision to use a private member's bill means there could be multiple bills put to the parliament, rather than a unified government proposal. Read More »

Tensions rise in Zimbabwe as military tanks near the capital

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There has been a crackdown on freedom of expression in the southern African nation in recent months, with a US woman arrested for allegedly calling President Robert Mugabe "a goblin" in a tweet. President Mugabe, however, is not at the house as we speak, and Khuluma Afrika was able to confirm that his motorcade is still at his Munhumutapa offices in the capital. Read More »

At least three killed in California school shooting

A second child was reportedly shot in the leg, according to the Redding Record Searchlight . Tello said he was about three blocks from the school when bullets made "big holes" in the truck in front of him. An administrative assistant at the Corning Union Elementary School District said that no one was killed at the school but a "number" of students were shot and wounded. Read More »

Netanyahu says Israel offered aid to Iran, Iraq

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Rouhani landed by helicopter in the city of Kermanshah and promised the government would move swiftly to help those left homeless. "We were happy (after buying the flat), because we had escaped poverty", he said, but added: "look yourself, no one can live in there anymore". Read More »

Hate crimes overall climb 4.6 percent

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According to the Huffington Post digital portal, these data show that for the first time in a decade the country experienced consecutive annual increases in the number of crimes of that nature. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the task force he appointed on crime reduction is exploring ways to revise training for police and prosecutors, and to improve data collection on hate crimes. Read More »

50 people displaced after floor collapses during party

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The apartment complex in Denton, Texas is sealed off after a floor collapsed at a college party. The student who lived in the second-story apartment was not at home at the time of the collapse. "We've called and said, 'It looks like the ceiling is going to cave in, ' so I feel like with us saying that, there could've been more that was done", Carroll told Fox 4 . Read More »

Multiple people stabbed at the mall in botched robbery

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One victim reportedly suffered knife wounds to his back while the other suffered multiple stab wounds, but authorities say their injuries were not life-threatening. He's being held on two counts of probable cause first-degree assault. Both victims were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center . Bloomington police say a suspect is in custody in connection with the incident. Read More »

Gardner: Moore Should Be Expelled From Senate If Elected

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When she fought back, he gave up and told her: "You're just a child and he said I'm the district attorney, if you tell anyone about this no one will ever believe you". A new accuser said today that as a teenager in the 1970s she was sexually assaulted by Roy Moore in a locked auto, further rocking the Alabama Republican's race for an open Senate seat. Read More »

3 takeaways from win over Rutgers in Week 11

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McSorley connected for touchdown passes of 22 yards to Hamilton just before halftime and 16 yards to Gesicki in the fourth quarter. Barkley, who rushed for minus-3 yards in the first half and finished with 35 yards on the ground in 14 carries, went over for third-quarter touchdowns from 1 yard and 4 yards out. Read More »

Israel shoots down drone over Golan Heights

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All these express near-future arrangements to impose a fait accompli despite the expected worldwide agreement. Like the rest of the region, Israel underestimated in the beginning the Iranian infiltration in Syria. Jordan also faces the danger of the Iranian march toward its borders with the city of Daraa, had it not been for the American warnings. Following the announcement of the previous ceasefire agreement in southern Syria brokered by the USA and Russia, Netanyahu came out against the ... Read More »

14 feared drowned in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap

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The Police said 38 people, who were on picnic party on the occasion of Karthika Masam, boarded a boat, being operated by a private company. Fishermen Nadakurti Pitchaich and Kanna Siva Durga Rao were busy fishing in their boat at 5.30 pm when they heard a big splash in the water and saw a boat drowning. Read More »

US, S. Korea begin joint Naval drills

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It is the first such USA triple-carrier drill in the region for a decade. The Asian giant is keeping the economically unstable nation financially afloat, and Trump has claimed China "can fix this problem easily - and quickly" by using its influence over the hermit state. Read More »

Saudi coalition bombs Houthi defence ministry in Yemen

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The alliance said on Monday it had closed all air, land and sea ports in Yemen to stem the alleged flow of arms to the Houthis from Iran after Saudi Arabia intercepted a missile fired towards Riyadh, which it blamed on Tehran. The world body has listed Yemen as the world's number one humanitarian crisis, with 17 million people in need of food, of whom seven million are at risk of starvation. Read More »

Duterte Killed as Teen: Philippine President Claims Stabbing

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The outspoken leader says a United Nations investigator has insulted him by criticising a brutal clampdown on drugs that has killed thousands. "And although I would suppose it would be safe to assume that the discussion on West Philippine Sea will take place because in the remark of the US President, he also said that the interest of the United States is to maintain freedom of navigation "in crucial waterways", Roque said. Read More »

Free DTC services for commuters during Odd-Even

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Cab companies on Friday said they have accepted the Delhi government's request to not effect surge pricing for successful implementation of the odd-even scheme, which will be enforced in the city from November 13 to 17. The state government would prefer, as in the earlier versions, to allow women and two-wheelers to use the road at will. The tribunal directed that odd-even should be implemented "right away" without waiting for 48 hours, in case PM2.5 and PM10 go beyond 400 and 700 units ... Read More »

Woman pleads guilty to incest after marrying her own MUM

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The 26-year-old spent the majority of her life without Patricia Ann Spann, however they reconnected recently and reportedly "hit it off". Patricia Spann told the investigator that she lost custody of Misty Spann and her other two children, who were put in the care of their grandparents when they were children. Read More »

GOP Senate campaign arm abandons Roy Moore following sexual allegations

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Moore is the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court . Zeigler, who was elected in 2014 and has not said whether he is seeking a second term, has endorsed Moore and defended Moore on the allegation by a woman in the Post story that Moore dated her and had a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 and Moore was 32. Read More »

Three Chinese students injured in French vehicle attack

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French media said the driver, a 28-year-old man, was arrested several minutes later. Two students at a French school have been badly injured in a vehicle attack, according to local media. La Dépêche du Midi newspaper quoted him as telling police he had heard voices telling him to harm someone. Police say the man is known for previous minor offences, notably drugs-related. Read More »

U.S. aircraft carriers to conduct joint drill in Pacific

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It's the first time for the U.S.to operate three of its 11 carriers simultaneously in the area since 2007. The drills on Saturday will begin during the final leg of Trump's five-nation Asia tour amid mounting tension with North Korea in the wake of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs development. Read More »

Luther Strange: Moore allegations are 'very, very, disturbing'

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The Post also uncovered three other women who say that Moore attempted to "pursue" them when they were between the ages of 16 and 18. The women say he did not initiate sex and are troubled by the encounters. According to the Post , Leigh Corfman, 53, said Moore approached her and struck up a relationship that soon turned sexual in 1979, when he was an assistant district attorney. Read More »

US Becomes Lone Global Outsider On Paris Climate Agreement

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President Donald Trump said in June that the U.S. would withdraw from the accord, saying it put the country at a disadvantage. On June 1, U.S. President Donald Trump announced from the White House Rose Garden that he would withdraw the country from the Paris climate accord, asserting that it would hobble jobs and economic growth, according to The New York Times . Read More »

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death

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She obtained the poison while running a printing plant and investigators discovered a small packet of the poison buried in a flower pot. According to the BBC, Kakehi had three other husbands who all passed away, though she has not been charged with any crime in relation to their deaths. Read More »