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Liberia's Supreme Court suspends Weah-Boaki vote

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The vote is meant to mark Liberia's first democratic transition of power since 1944, but the Supreme Court this week halted preparations while it examined charges by third-place finisher Charles Brumskine's Liberty Party that the October 10 first round was marred by fraud. Read More »

U.S. citizen held in Zimbabwe for insulting Mugabe

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Martha O'Donovan was arrested in her apartment in Harare - Zimbabwe's Capital city - at around 5 a.m Friday. She could be facing up to 20 years in prison. Rights lawyers in Zimbabwe say this is the first arrest for a social media-related offence after President Mugabe created a Cyber Security Ministry in October. Read More »

Several Killed as Gunman Opens Fire in Texas Church

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The shooting took place on Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Wilson County during the morning service, local television station KSAT12 reported. According to the Associated Press, there have been multiple casualties, however police have "taken down" the shooter. Read More »

Carter Page testifies he told Sessions about Russian Federation trip

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Page described the conversation to CNN after he finished talking to the House intelligence committee. Sessions was present at that meeting, and former campaign adviser J.D. Sessions has been dogged over his testimony before Congress about interactions with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. A former Trump campaign aide withdrew from consideration to be the top scientist at the U.S. Read More »

US Senator Rand Paul assaulted by neighbour

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Boucher was arrested and charged with one count of 4th degree assault - minor injury. "Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault", said Kelsey Cooper, a spokeswoman for Paul, in a statement to The Hill. His communications director released a statement, saying the senator was "blind-sided" by his attacker. The newspaper also reports that he invented the Therm-a-Vest, a cloth vest partially filled with rice and secured by Velcro straps. Read More »

(Neb)-Spring Forward, Fall Back Tonight - And Replace Smoke Alarm Batteries

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On Nov. 4, volunteers will canvas neighborhoods in Rowlett checking and installing smoke and CO alarms, and handing out batteries during the fall Community Safety and Smoke Alarm Blitz. For the best protection, equip your home with a combination of ionization and photoelectric smoke alarms or dual-sensor alarms. Replace the backup battery at least once every year. Read More »

Constitution bench to hear individual pleas on old currency, says SC

Pushing for more power for the state government in areas of public order and land, he said, "I am not questioning parliamentary supremacy but an elected government can not be sans power". Governor enjoys delegated powers and he alone is administrator in respect of them. The government had filed a petition against a High Court verdict which said that Delhi is not a state and hence the administrative power lies with the LG. Read More »

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns

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Mr Hariri also attacked the Iran-backed Shia movement Hezbollah, which wields considerable power in Lebanon . Hariri's resignation was expected to sharply raise tensions in a country where politics have often been overshadowed by those in its much larger neighbor, Syria. Read More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting Riyadh airport

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The missile was allegedly aimed at the King Khalid International Airport. The Riyadh airport tweeted soon after that it hadn't been affected. "The rocket landed on the airport campus and did not cause any significant damage". Houthi rebels have fired dozens of missiles towards Saudi Arabia, but this is the first time Riyadh has been targeted. Saudi Arabia's southern neighbour Yemen has been torn apart by a war between the Saudi-backed government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and ... Read More »

Iraqi Forces Enter al-Qaim in 'Last Big Fight' against ISIS

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Located in Iraq's western Anbar province (roughly 410 kilometers west of provincial capital Ramadi), the Al-Qaim crossing links the Iraqi city of Husaybah to the town of Abu Kamal in Syria's Deir ez-Zour province. Troops from the army and the elite Counter Terrorism Service "have started the assault on the centre of Al-Qaim", 7th Division commander Noman Abed al-Zobai said from the scene. Read More »

SC: Aadhar related urgent hearing today

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The Constitution bench will start hearing the main matter in the last week of November. KV Vishwanathan apprised the Bench on the issue of linking mobile numbers to Aadhaar and said that a time limit should be specified by the mobile service providers for the same. Read More »

Three Shot At Uptown Starbucks: Boy, 12, Wounded, Man Dead

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By the time we got in there, they had already, like, told everyone to get cover", said Maureen Swaiko, another witness. The suspect is still at large. The 12-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the groin. The boy has been taken to Lurie Children's Hospital, where his condition has improved from critical condition to being stabilized. Read More »

Spanish court orders detention of 8 former Catalan ministers

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Puigdemont will stay here. The state prosecutor in Madrid later asked the court to issue national and European arrest warrants for Puigdemont and the four other ministers. The probe could lead to charges of rebellion and sedition. Among the eight detained is Puigdemont's deputy Oriol Junqueras. Catalan Prime Minister Carles Puigdemont , fired by central Spanish authorities, has confirmed that along with some members of his disbanded government remain in Brussels waiting a fair trial. Read More »

SC seeks details of MPs' criminal records and status

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If the Election Commission has its way before the Supreme Court , convicted politicians like RJD supremo Lalu Yadav and VK Sasikala could face a life ban from electoral politics. The existing rule under Representation of Peoples Act only disqualifies politicians sentenced to a jail term of two years or more from contesting elections for six years from the date of release from prison. Read More »

Donna Brazile reveals the extent of Hillary Clinton corruption at the DNC

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Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile revealed groundbreaking information Thursday regarding the workings of the party during the 2016 election and nomination process. This news made it clear why Brazile had to have press releases approved by the Clinton Campaign in Brooklyn before they were sent out. She now calls this "a mistake I will forever regret". Read More »

Baghdad Offers Paying Kurdish Peshmerga's Salaries

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Paying Peshmerga salaries would help defuse tensions in the northern Iraqi region, where a referendum vote in favor of KRG independence in September triggered economic and military retaliation from the Iraqi government. "We will not allow it; the federal forces are mandated to secure (the disputed) areas and borders". Iraqi troops deployed on Tuesday at one of the main land crossings with Turkey, gaining a foothold at the Kurdish-held frontier for the first time in decades and imposing one ... Read More »

Man with hostage barricades inside classroom at Castle View Elementary in Riverside

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Police are evacuating students from the campus, but are not allowing parents to pick up their children while the area is on lockdown , Grayson said. when the man, whose daughter is a first grader at the school, forced his way past staff in the main office. Family members and the school identified her as first-grade instructor Linda Montgomery, who has taught at the school for about 20 years. Read More »

Four injured as taxi mounts pavement knocks down pedestrians near Covent Garden

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Dozens of police, ambulance and fire vehicles attended the scene. Photographs showed what appeared to be people lying on the pavement in front of the black cab. Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 5pm. Stuart Crichton of London Ambulance Service said: "A man was treated for a serious leg injury and taken to a major trauma centre as a priority. Read More »

Kelvin Benjamin traded to Buffalo Bills

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Benjamin provides a much-needed boost to the Bills' receiving corps, which has lacked a No. 1 threat since Sammy Watkins was traded to the Los Angeles Rams in August. In return, Carolina received a third and seventh-round pick. The Bills still have five picks in the first three rounds of next year's draft. So far this season he has scored twice with the Panthers. Read More »

Hillary Clinton: I'm thinking of dressing up as the president for Halloween

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The storyline has been pushed by President Donald Trump in his many Twitter rants against his former 2016 election rival. In fact, Clinton did not approve the sale. Mueller has been investigating possible collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign . But still, when Hillary joked that Fox News seems to think she's the one living in the White House, she might've been onto something. Read More »

NYPD says one person in custody after reported of gunfire in Manhattan

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The driver, a 29-year-old man, was shot and then taken into custody by police after getting out of the rental truck armed with a paintball gun and an air rifle. "The first responder to the event was a counterterrorism officer", he said. Another witness, Ramon Cruz, described what he saw. "What I saw was that the driver - he didn't look like he was bleeding", said Ramon Cruz, a witness. Read More »

White House Distances Itself from Papadopoulos

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The cable news organization put up a series of screens titled "Facts First", which displayed different bullet points containing information as Sanders answered questions about whether special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe was affecting President Trump's ability to get his job done. Read More »

Trump's transgender military ban just got shut down

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued the preliminary injunction Monday, report the Washington Post , Think Progress and the Associated Press . She went on to say they must "maintain the now effective policy regarding accession of transgender individuals into military service beyond January 1, 2018" until she is provided with a convincing recommendation to the contrary. Read More »

India post daunting score vs New Zealand in 3rd ODI

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There were plenty of ebbs and flows in the match as both sides were never willing to concede an inch and the game went right down to the proverbial wire with India finally wrapping up the match by 6 runs. While Rohit hammered 18 boundaries and two sixes to score a 138-ball 147, Kohli fell after making 113 off 106 balls with nine fours and one six. The first hundred was his 31st in the 50-over format, meaning Tendulkar (49) is now the only man with more, while his second made him the fastest ... Read More »

Iran says to continue developing ballistic missiles

Iran has not stopped building missiles and has no intention of doing so, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday, three days after the House of Representatives approved legislation that would impose new sanctions on Tehran for pursuing long-range ballistic missiles. Read More »

In the United States "Santa Claus" opened fire at the party

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Police say the suspect was dressed as Santa Clause and is believed to be a known suspect. The shooting happened at about 6:15 a.m. Sunday to a house party in the 5500 block of Avenue F in Austin. Before authorities arrived at the scene, Knouse said they got a tip regarding the suspect's whereabouts. No charges have been reported as the investigation is still ongoing. Read More »

Here's what NJ can expect from the powerful coastal storm

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This funnel is known as a low-level jet, it's an exceptionably strong wind core located a few thousand feet above the ground. An area of low pressure will ride up the stalled front Sunday evening into Monday morning. A High Wind Watch has been posted for most of CT. Couple that with 20 foot seas and no boater or fisherman, not matter their experience or expertise, should be on the water tonight or tomorrow. Read More »

10-Year-Old Boy Leads Police On 100 miles per hour Chase

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The pursuit began after several 911 calls were made by fellow motorists, including the boy's mother. A trooper used his cruiser to nudge the boy's vehicle into a mile post sign and another cruiser blocked the way to keep the boy from getting back on the road, according to police. Read More »

President Trump Hands Children Candy, Tells Them 'You Have No Weight Problems'

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President Trump invited the White House press corps' children in costume into the Oval Office for a photo and some candy Friday, and the interaction that ensued was classic Trump. Another girl explained that the crying girl was Japanese, and Trump called the Japanese girl attractive as he told her he was "going to be in Japan in two weeks". Read More »

Three dead in Somalia auto bombings

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At least 10 people have been killed in a double vehicle bombing in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which is still reeling from a massive attack that left hundreds dead earlier this month. The Nasa-Hablod hotel is frequented by government ministers, lawmakers and Somali business leaders. The Shabab, an Al Qaeda-affiliated militant group, claimed responsibility for the attack on a media channel associated with the group. Read More »

Tillerson's visit to India highlights emerging Indo-US ties

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We're asking you to do this; we're not demanding anything. The US has given a list of 75 wanted terrorists and pressed Islamabad for going tough on Haqqani network. The Foreign Minister said the government wants a transparent relationship with the U.S. and also sought a greater input from the Parliament. "There are too many terrorist organizations that find a safe place in Pakistan to conduct their operations and attacks against other countries", Tillerson said, adding the extremist ... Read More »

Australian Govt loses majority after court ruling

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Joyce's removal sparks a by-election, to be held on December 2, endangering Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's one-seat parliamentary majority and putting it at risk of an opposition-led vote of no confidence, which could spark a general election. Read More »

Accusations that Russian Federation behind Kiev blast are "baseless"

Ihor Mosiychuk, a member of the populist opposition Radical Party, was hospitalized but did not suffer life-threatening injuries, while his bodyguard and a passerby were killed. "I believe that the initiators are in Moscow, the executors are in Kiev ", Mosiychuk wrote on Facebook, according to Reuters. He was seriously injured, but "will live", Radical Party leader Oleh Lyashko said. Read More »

LeBron James Shines at Point Guard for Cavs

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The Cavs also got 46 vital points from their bench, with Jeff Green scoring 16 and Kyle Korver and Wade, who had his best performance of the season after struggling in three games as a starter, adding 11 apiece. Markkanen is the first rookie in league history to make 10 treys in his first three games. DeMarcus Cousins impressed for the visitors with 39 points and 13 rebounds, but the Pelicans were outscored 32-20 in the final quarter. Read More »

Seattle Seahawks Rumors: Dwight Freeney contract in place for 2017 National Football League season

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Dwight Freeney at the media availability for Super Bowl LI in February 2017. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, one such option the Seahawks would turn to is veteran free agent Dwight Freeney , who met with the team on Tuesday. The Seahawks have had a somewhat inconsistent pass rush this season, ranking 27th in the National Football League this week with 12 sacks in six games, which would be on pace for 32, the fewest of the Carroll era. Read More »

Rate rise speculation mounts as Q3 GDP rises to 0.4%

The UK's GDP growth was widely seen as enough to justify an interest rate increase in November, up from the current record low rate of 0.25%. United Kingdom economic growth picked up in the third quarter of the year to a better than expected 0.4%, according to preliminary figures. Read More »

Govt has a 2-lakh-crore bank capitalisation plan to spur economy

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With this, the total infrastructure spending cleared by the government touched Rs. 14 lakh crore, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said. In order to quiet all the voices questioning the state of the economy under Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday addressed the media from the national capital and presented a report on the current status of the economy. Read More »

House GOP Is Investigating Obama-era Uranium Deal

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Fact checkers more broadly have been quick to push back on characterizations of the uranium deal as a quid-pro-quo between Clinton and Russian Federation, and PolitiFact found that the U.S. The move gave Rosatom control of 20 percent of USA uranium stockpiles, and was decided after Uranium One made several donations to the Clinton Foundation of former president Bill Clinton. Read More »

James Comey Twitter Secret Account Revealed

Comey, who is writing a book, tweeted on Friday that he was happy to be back in the Hawkeye State. Comey's Twitter account was launched in March after he was sacked by President Trump. Comey had mentioned a day earlier he was "on Twitter now, I have to be on Twitter". Unlike Trump, whose preferred form of communication is Twitter, Comey has not been prolific on the social media site. Read More »

Kenya's Supreme Court to hear petition seeking to delay election rerun

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The political stand-off has also blunted growth in East Africa's richest economy, a nation valued for its stability and relative freedom in a region roiled by conflict. Kenyatta has said there will be no turning back on the polls, even as the electoral commission chairman said last week that the environment is not conducive for the credible polls. Read More »

London's new £10 T-Charge launches today

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It will take the fee for pre-2006 vehicles entering London to 21.50 pounds (28.4 US dollars), costing some drivers who commute into London by vehicle more than 100 pounds a week (142 USA dollars). "We urgently need a programme of meaningful financial assistance to help drivers of the dirtiest vehicles switch to something cleaner , and bold policies to cut traffic over all", Friends of the Earth pollution campaigner Jenny Bates said. Read More »

Appeal backed by former presidents raises $31M

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The former presidents all attended a concert in College Station, Texas on the campus of Texas A&M University as part of the appeal. About 11,000 people attended the concert, which was livestreamed on the One America Appeal YouTube channel, theOneAmericaAppeal.org website and the organisation's Twitter feed, said Jim McGrath, a spokesman for former President George H.W. Read More »