• Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending
Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending

Tough work: 'All dogs, like humans, have good & bad days when learning something new. The announcement went on to say they had to make a hard decision as to what is best for Lulu and that decision was to drop her from the explosive detection training program.

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  • John Kelly: Presidents Don't Always Call Gold Star Families
John Kelly: Presidents Don't Always Call Gold Star Families

Kelly called Wilson's behavior "selfish" and indicated she had eroded the standards of decency in America. Kelly's voice grew thin at points during an extraordinary and emotional briefing at the White House. Florida Democrat Representative Frederica Wilson said Mr Trump had told the widow that "you know that this could happen when you signed up f...

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  • Almost 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW
Almost 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW

Besides, visiting internally displaced persons' camps outside Sittwe, set up in 2012, he also witnessed how, in addition to the documented endemic discrimination against the Rohingya population, socio-economic challenges adversely affect all communities.

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  • At least 6 killed, 10 injured in Quetta blast
At least 6 killed, 10 injured in Quetta blast

Home Minister of Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti claimed that Islamic State is not operating in Pakistan , Samaa reported. Security forces reached the site and cordoned off the area after the explosion. Both Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and President Mamnoon Hussain condemned the blast and expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious li...

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  • Second federal judge blocks new Trump travel ban
Second federal judge blocks new Trump travel ban

He said the order "plainly discriminates on nationality" and fails to show how allowing entry from people in those countries proves "detrimental to the interests of the United States". The third ban came in a September 24 presidential proclamation that Trump issued after acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke provided him with a classified ...

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  • Kenya Election Commissioner Flees Country Few Days To Polls
Kenya Election Commissioner Flees Country Few Days To Polls

Akombe says IEBC is not ready to hold repeat presidential election. Mr. Chebukati says he has given credence to this view and has given the politicians the "yellow card". "The commission is under siege", she said in a statement issued from NY and dated Tuesday. However, the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is undeterred by Akombe's decision t...

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  • Mass Shooting Claims Three at Maryland Workplace: Sheriff
Mass Shooting Claims Three at Maryland Workplace: Sheriff

The two patients being treated at Shock Trauma are both in critical condition, Shock Trauma said on Twitter . All those shot were thought to be company employees, he said , calling the incident a "targeted attack". Kevin Doyle of Thornhill Properties said he was getting tools from his truck when he heard screaming and saw three men running fr...

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  • Ohio State Given New Deadline To Allow Richard Spencer Event
Ohio State Given New Deadline To Allow Richard Spencer Event

The Republican governor warned in an executive order "that the threat of potential emergency is imminent", and that recent events involving Spencer often led to "civil unrest". Students are already protesting on campus. Protests challenging Spencer's rhetoric are scheduled for Thursday. "We are hoping this is a nonevent", Alachua County Sheriff...

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  • Senate Dem hammers FCC Chair for response to Trump tweet
Senate Dem hammers FCC Chair for response to Trump tweet

Trump called the report "pure fiction". Democratic commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, who was first appointed by President Obama and brought back to the commission by Trump, said the FCC should make it very clear that the agency will not revoke licenses simply because Trump does not like their coverage.

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  • Babar Azam belts second consecutive ton to blast Pakistan to ODI victory
Babar Azam belts second consecutive ton to blast Pakistan to ODI victory

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain Upul Tharanga has reportedly pulled out of the Lahore T20I due to security concerns and it is likely that the board would not consider him for first two matches as well. Despite Tharanga and Jeffrey Vandarsay (22) putting up a fighting 76-run eighth wicket stand, it wasn't enough for Sri Lanka in...

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  • ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines
ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines

Officials said that Isnilon Hapilon, who is listed among the FBI's most-wanted terror suspects, and Omarkhayam Maute were killed in a gunbattle and their bodies were found Monday in Marawi. Defence chiefs last month said other Philippine militant leaders had been killed in the battle for Marawi. On the other hand, Omar Maute and his brother Abdul...

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  • Trump Reportedly Jokes About Mike Pence Wanting to 'Hang' Gays
Trump Reportedly Jokes About Mike Pence Wanting to 'Hang' Gays

While giving a campaign speech at a trucker rally, Trump continues to check in with Mike Pence at different places to see just how much they love America. Bottom line: Trump knows that Pence is a right-wing Christian extremist with a faith based hatred for LGBT people, and he thinks it's amusing. The White House did not immediately respond ...

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  • Iraqi forces in standoff with Kurds in oil-rich Kirkuk
Iraqi forces in standoff with Kurds in oil-rich Kirkuk

The overnight advance was the most decisive step Baghdad has taken yet to crush the independence bid of the Kurds, who have governed an autonomous part of Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003 and voted on September 25 to secede. Baghdad described the advance as largely unopposed, and called on the Peshmerga to co-operate in keeping the...

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  • 26 plus taken ill after food poisoning on Tejas train
26 plus taken ill after food poisoning on Tejas train

Konkan Railway Chairman and Managing Director Sanjay Gupta had said their condition was not serious. A three-member committee comprising senior railway and IRCTC officials was formed yesterday after 26 passengers had taken ill on-board the Mumbai-bound Tejas Express from Goa after breakfast.

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  • Gurdaspur bypoll: Crisis in AAP as party dissolves unit in two districts
Gurdaspur bypoll: Crisis in AAP as party dissolves unit in two districts

Sidhu, who switched over to Congress from the BJP just before the Punjab Assembly polls, said, "We have sent a attractive Diwali gift packed with red ribbon to our (Congress) would-be president Rahul Gandhi because it sets the tone..." Punjab state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar , who lost in the Assembly polls six months ago, won this seat a...

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  • North Korea crisis: Tillerson says diplomacy will continue
North Korea crisis: Tillerson says diplomacy will continue

But Tillerson would not answer repeated questions as to whether he called Trump, as has been reported, "a moron" after a tense meeting at the Pentagon in July during which the national security team stressed to a skeptical president the need for a robust American presence around the globe.

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  • Young party leader declares victory in Austria
Young party leader declares victory in Austria

The victor will probably need a coalition to govern and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could be kingmaker. The left-leaning Social Democrats, led by current Chancellor Christian Kern, appear to be vying for second place with the far-right Freedom Party after their campaign was dogged by a smear campaign scandal.

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  • Porn publisher offers $10 million bounty for Donald Trump's impeachment
Porn publisher offers $10 million bounty for Donald Trump's impeachment

In the ad, Flynt airs several grievances about Trump's actions as president, including his firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and his "gross nepotism and appointment of unqualified persons to high office". The publisher of Hustler Magazine, who once offered $1 million to any woman who could prove they slept with a ...

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  • Turnbull government stands by allies after North Korea threat
Turnbull government stands by allies after North Korea threat

Politicians from North and South Korea will not hold direct talks over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program despite attending the same event in Russian Federation. Their summit comes as tensions have heightened in the wake of the North's sixth nuclear test last month and a series of ballistic missile launches. Some of North Korea's weapons t...

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  • Vengara Bypolls: IUML's KNA Khader wins by over 23000 votes
Vengara Bypolls: IUML's KNA Khader wins by over 23000 votes

Commenting on the election resu;t, leaders of the CPM, which has never tasted victory in Vengara since the constituency was formed post delimitation in 2008, privately confided that apart from improving their vote-share, they expected nothing more from the bye-election.

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  • Kenya police shoot dead two during opposition protest: commissioner
Kenya police shoot dead two during opposition protest: commissioner

The incident occurred in the town of Bondo where a large crowd had gathered in front of the police station, who quickly scattered when live rounds were fired. In Kisumu, protesters reacted angrily when police turned water cannon on them to prevent them from entering the city center. In Nairobi, opposition legislators were repeatedly teargassed as...

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  • Cuomo, Schneiderman issue statements on health care executive order
Cuomo, Schneiderman issue statements on health care executive order

Becerra and other Democratic state attorneys general had intervened in that case, which is before the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, to pick up the defense of the subsidies if the Trump administration made a decision to withdraw. Millions who bought insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces may be unable to afford coverage if ...

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  • Massive vehicle bomb blast rocks Somalia's Mogadishu
Massive vehicle bomb blast rocks Somalia's Mogadishu

Police expect the death toll to rise and said dozens of people were hurt. "There were dead bodies everywhere and injured people were screaming, some of them from under the rubble of destroyed buildings", said Fadumo Dahir, a witness. Somalis walk past the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, O...

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  • Trump Wanted Dramatic Increase in Nuclear Arsenal in Meeting With Military Leaders
Trump Wanted Dramatic Increase in Nuclear Arsenal in Meeting With Military Leaders

I want it in ideal shape. "I think it's fake news , but if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests". "We don't need an increase". At various points, Trump wondered aloud why nukes would be made if they were never to be used, wouldn't rule out nuking Europe, said that his strategy with regards to nuclear weapons is "to be unpredictabl...

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  • Giant Hole in Antarctica Remains Unexplained
Giant Hole in Antarctica Remains Unexplained

Researchers, including a group at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel, have been closely monitoring the polynya since it first reappeared in the satellite data. "This is like opening a pressure relief valve-the ocean then releases a surplus of heat to the atmosphere for several consecutive winters until the heat reservoir is exhaust...

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  • Two Dead After Attempted Prison Break in North Carolina
Two Dead After Attempted Prison Break in North Carolina

Public Safety spokeswoman said. After the fire was set, several inmates unsuccessfully attempted to escape, reports CBS affiliate WTKR . The names of the dead employees have been released by the department , saying: "Correctional Officer Justin Smith, 35, provided security in the Correction Enterprises Specialty Sewing Plant".

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  • USA unveils proposal to boost autos content in NAFTA
USA unveils proposal to boost autos content in NAFTA

Although sources briefed on the talks describe the mood as sour, Mexican and Canadian politicians say there is no question of leaving the table for now. 27, 2017. They are also seeking to halt the shift of vehicle production and jobs to Mexico from the United States. The head of Unifor, Canada's largest private sector labor union, said it was cle...

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  • US to quit Unesco over 'anti-Israel bias'
US to quit Unesco over 'anti-Israel bias'

The withdrawal represented a loss to the "UN family" and to multilateralism, Ms Bokova said. The "Department of State notified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova of the USA decision to withdraw from the organization and to seek to establish a permanent observer mission to UNESCO", State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said.

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  • Kelly: 'I don't think I'm being fired today'
Kelly: 'I don't think I'm being fired today'

Kelly said he was brought into the West Wing to "put some organization into it", but not necessarily to try to control the president - or oversee an "adult day care center", as Sen. Kelly also noted that "Congress has been frustrating" to the President. "I will give you the benefit of the doubt that you are operating off of contacts, leaks, whateve...

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  • Hamas Says Deal Reached in Palestinian Reconciliation
Hamas Says Deal Reached in Palestinian Reconciliation

Hamas's agreement to transfer administrative powers in Gaza to a Fatah-backed government marked a major reversal, prompted partly by its fears of financial and political isolation after its main patron and donor, Qatar, plunged in June into a major diplomatic dispute with key allies like Saudi Arabia.

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  • 'White Widow' Sally Jones: British Isis recruiter killed in Syria strike
'White Widow' Sally Jones: British Isis recruiter killed in Syria strike

The US government could face repercussions if it is responsible for Jojo's death, The Sun said. There have been several such claims of IS militants having been killed only for them to resurface months later. then you have made yourself a legitimate target and you run the risk... of being of the wrong end of an RAF or U.S. missile strike", he adde...

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  • Who killed Aarushi? Question resurfaces after High Court acquits her parents
Who killed Aarushi? Question resurfaces after High Court acquits her parents

On May 16, 2008, Aarushi was found murdered inside her bedroom in the flat in Jal Vayu Vihar - her throat slit with surgical precision. Later in 2012, his wife Nupur surrendered before a Ghaziabad court before trial and was also sent to Dasna Jail.

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  • Hurricane Ophelia's winds strengthen to 85 miles per hour on slow trek toward Ireland
Hurricane Ophelia's winds strengthen to 85 miles per hour on slow trek toward Ireland

ET, the storm has maximum sustained winds of near 85 mph, and some strengthening could happen over the next 48 hours. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. However, according to Mashable , there is no way of telling for sure if the record was repeated in the latter half of the twentieth century, due to the absence of substantial sa...

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  • NFL commissioner says league believes 'everyone should stand' for national anthem
NFL commissioner says league believes 'everyone should stand' for national anthem

The NFL thinks that all of its football players should stand - rather than sitting, kneeling, or staying in the locker room - for the national anthem, and they will soon discuss whether or not to force players to do so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said October 10.

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  • United Nations bans 4 ships from all ports for North Korea ties
United Nations bans 4 ships from all ports for North Korea ties

The Jie Shun was intercepted by Egypt on August 11, 2016, carrying 30,000 rocket propelled grenades in wooden crates concealed under about 2,300 tonnes of iron ore, according to United Nations sanctions monitors. "Sanctions are not a goal in itself", they aim to bring North Korea to a negotiating table to talk about its weapons programmes that ...

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