• United Nations warns of 'humanitarian emergency' on Australia detention island
United Nations warns of 'humanitarian emergency' on Australia detention island

The local boat owner was later released. The refugees have allegedly been brutally attacked by the Navy and robbed and stabbed by locals. Amnesty International executive Director Grant Bayldon says while the rejection is disappointing, the focus needs to keep coming back on Australia to do the right thing.

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  • AJ Green Ejected For Fight
AJ Green Ejected For Fight

After Ramsey pushed Green to the field, the star receiver decided he'd had enough and jumped on the Jaguars player's back, putting him in a chokehold. This is also poor timing for the Bengals to lose their best player after being in desperation mode as they sit at 3-4 and trying to turn their fortunes.

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  • Israeli army pledges help to Syrian Golan village
Israeli army pledges help to Syrian Golan village

SANA, the official Syrian news agency, said the incident involved a Jabhat al-Nusra suicide bomber who detonated a auto bomb near houses on the outskirts of Hader, leaving nine people dead and 23 injured. Israel is widely believed to be harboring and supporting anti-Syrian government militants who have been wreaking havoc along Syria's Southweste...

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  • `More than 20 dead´ in shooting rampage at Texas church
`More than 20 dead´ in shooting rampage at Texas church

Sutherland Springs is a town with a population of roughly 362, and is located 35 miles east of San Antonio. She could not speak to their age or gender, but said there are multiple victims with gunshot wounds, and some have had to be taken by helicopter to a different treatment center.

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  • Daylight Saving Time ended Sunday: What people were Tweeting
Daylight Saving Time ended Sunday: What people were Tweeting

Whether to continue daylight saving time has been a recent debate at the state capitol in Sacramento. Many fatal fires occur at night while the victims are sleeping. With the time change this weekend, the Amarillo Fire Department is reminding residents to change the batteries in their smoke alarms. FASNY recommends cleaning all alarms to remove...

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  • Carter Page met with Russian government officials during 2016 trip
Carter Page met with Russian government officials during 2016 trip

A former Trump campaign aide withdrew from consideration to be the top scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday amid scrutiny of his scientific credentials and his ties to the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Riyadh
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Riyadh

Impoverished Yemen has remained in a state of civil war since 2014, when Houthi rebels overran much of the country, including the capital Sanaa. "And then we have a claim from Houthi rebels in Yemen that they fired a long-range missile at Riyadh and the Saudi air defence forces saying it has intercepted a long distance missile that it believes wa...

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  • Twitter employee briefly shuts Trump account, putting controls in question
Twitter employee briefly shuts Trump account, putting controls in question

Others compared the customer support worker to a hero. Hundreds of employees are able to access the accounts of so-called Very Important Tweeters, or VITs, and can take actions like disabling the accounts, reported the Times , attributing that information to current and former Twitter employees.

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  • American arrested in Zimbabwe for 'insulting Robert Mugabe'
American arrested in Zimbabwe for 'insulting Robert Mugabe'

The AP also reports that the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights say they have represented almost 200 charged for allegedly insulting the Zimbabwe president in recent years. The position was created to focus on crimes on social media and other websites, after activists used social media to promote the largest anti-government protest in a decade p...

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  • Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

All thanks to daylight saving time coming to an end. Daylight saving time will return at 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, March 11. As for Hawaii , its location closer to the equator gives the state more consistent days year round. And there are arguments on the idea that daylight-saving time reduces electricity usage and promotes energy efficiency....

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  • Those against note ban must move constitution bench
Those against note ban must move constitution bench

The five-judge constitution bench was set up in December 2016 to review the constitutionality of the demonetisation scheme. The L-G, he added, was holding meeting separately with the officials without ministers. The higher the degree of power, the higher the degree of trust, he argued before the Constitution bench. The Delhi government could not ...

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  • Israeli jets bomb Syria arms depot: Monitor
Israeli jets bomb Syria arms depot: Monitor

The so-called Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said loud explosions were heard south of Homs, from the location of a Syrian military base. The Syrian military responded to the alleged Israeli operation by firing surface-to-air missiles, according to Syria's Al-Mayadeen channel, which is closely associated with the regime of Syria...

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  • Person of Interest in NYC Terror Attack Has Been Found
Person of Interest in NYC Terror Attack Has Been Found

Federal prosecutors in NY have filed terrorism charges against an Uzbek immigrant in the deadly truck attack on a NY bike path. Sayfullo Saipov , a 29-year-old Uzbekistan immigrant who has been living in New Jersey, was charged on Wednesday with committing the attack in the name of the Islamic State militant group.

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  • Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader
Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader

The six had been summonsed by two Madrid courts on Thursday. Before appearing in court today (November 2), the prosecution had requested that eight of the former regional government ministers were jailed. But if those Catalan politicians appearing in court are denied bail it will cause further anger among those who want Catalonia to break away,...

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  • Sessions Rejected Russian Proposal by Campaign Adviser, Source Says
Sessions Rejected Russian Proposal by Campaign Adviser, Source Says

Clovis, who now serves as the department's senior White House adviser, informed President Donald Trump of his decision in a letter dated Wednesday. Trump nominated Clovis in September to serve as undersecretary of agriculture for research, education and economics for the USDA.

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  • Kidde Recalls More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers
Kidde Recalls More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers

To claim a replacement, check the brand name and model number of your fire extinguisher against the CPSC recall notice . The recall affects between 37 and 38 million extinguishers in the US made from 1973 to this past September. The company also makes smoke detectors and other fire safety products. It also includes models that were previously rec...

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  • Trump Jr's Halloween lesson on 'socialism' gets sour reaction
Trump Jr's Halloween lesson on 'socialism' gets sour reaction

Donald Trump Jr. understands the whole Halloween concept of strangers handing out free candy, right? Fill her bucket with old candy left by her great-grandfather, then explain that she has more because she's smarter than all the other kids.

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  • Syrian opposition rejects Russia-sponsored congress
Syrian opposition rejects Russia-sponsored congress

Representatives of the Syrian regime, armed opposition groups, as well as delegations from the UN, Jordan and the USA will attend the talks, he confirmed. The Syrian opposition to President Bashar al-Assad rejected a Russian-sponsored congress of Syrian groups scheduled for November 18 in Sochi and insisted any peace talks be held under United Nati...

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  • India proud of its unity in diversity: Modi
India proud of its unity in diversity: Modi

Earlier, in the day, Patel's statue located at the Parliament street was visited by President Ram Nath Kovind , Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu , Prime Minister, and Home Minister Rajnath Singh who offered floral tributes. The Prime Minister also administered the unity pledge to thousands of children gathered at Major Dhyanchand National Stadiu...

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  • Lukaku 'untouchable' Mourinho tells Man United fans
Lukaku 'untouchable' Mourinho tells Man United fans

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has revealed that he remains pleased with Romelu Lukaku 's contribution in attack and claims that the striker should be regarded as "untouchable" from criticism. Asked by reporters who he thought the Eagles' most risky player was, Bailly said: "There are various players but, in my mind in particular, Pizzi, ...

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  • For Halloween, Hillary Clinton Will Dress Up as ... the President
For Halloween, Hillary Clinton Will Dress Up as ... the President

As Business Insider reported , conservative news commentators and former Trump staffers have recently gotten into the odd habit of accidentally calling Clinton President Clinton - or referring to the Clinton administration. "Here's what we do have tonight", Hannity said . In response, the former secretary of state let out a cackle, but she di...

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  • One dead in shooting near University of Utah; police searching for shooter
One dead in shooting near University of Utah; police searching for shooter

All people in the area of the incident were advised to seek shelter. The university tweeted that he possibly was driving a forest green pick-up truck with Colorado plates. SWAT teams searched the canyon area through Tuesday morning, with snipers watching to make sure Boutain, believed to be armed and unsafe, did not threaten officials.

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  • Ghost Of Tsushima By Sucker Punch Trailer Debuts
Ghost Of Tsushima By Sucker Punch Trailer Debuts

At Paris Games Week 2017, Sucker Punch put those questions to rest by officially announcing Ghost of Tsushima , which is a brand new IP from the developer. As we get more information, we'll be sure to update you. Just looking at its name and description, Ghost of Tsushima seems to be a stealth action game.

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  • Puerto Rico governor wants power contract cancelled
Puerto Rico governor wants power contract cancelled

Puerto Rico had the opportunity to opt for mutual aid arrangements but instead opted to outsource the small private company. A spokesperson for Gov. It has been several weeks since Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico and about 75 percent of the island is still without power. More troubles for Puerto Rico? "We will certainly finish any ...

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  • Trump Ally Roger Stone Threatens to Sue Twitter After it Banned Him
Trump Ally Roger Stone Threatens to Sue Twitter After it Banned Him

Roger Stone said Sunday that he plans to sue Twitter for suspending his account , accusing the social media giant of trying to censor conservative voices. "I have been informed that I have been suspended for 3 hours and 12 minutes", he told BuzzFeed. Stone has access to at least two other Twitter accounts through which he has continued to press...

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  • SpaceX launches 16th Falcon 9 in 2017, recovers first stage
SpaceX launches 16th Falcon 9 in 2017, recovers first stage

As part of the launch, SpaceX also successfully recovered its Falcon 9 first stage, which landed aboard the drone spaceship 'Of Course I Still Love You , ' floating in the Atlantic Ocean. Unique to Koreasat-5A is an expanded maritime footprint over the Persian Gulf, Indian Ocean, South China Sea , and East China Sea. According to NASASpaceflight...

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  • Federal District Court Stops Transgender Military Ban in Doe v
Federal District Court Stops Transgender Military Ban in Doe v

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly directed the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Homeland Security "to return to the longstanding policy and practice on military service by transgender individuals that was in place prior to June 2016", in a court report.

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  • Kazakh PM takes part in Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway launch
Kazakh PM takes part in Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway launch

Stretching 826km between Azerbaijan's capital and the Turkish city of Kars, via Tbilisi, the line will help reduce travel time on the "New Silk Road" between Beijing and London to 15 hours, which is twice as fast as sea travel. It will play its role in ensuring stability and security in the region. The head of state noted that BTK is a result of ...

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  • Puerto Rico's Frantic Search for Someone to Turn on the Lights
Puerto Rico's Frantic Search for Someone to Turn on the Lights

In a statement Friday, Zinke labeled as "completely baseless" any "attempts by the dishonest media or political operatives to tie me to awarding or influencing any contract" involving Whitefish Energy Holdings. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr. Trump asked Mr. Zinke "just for clarification" purposes. In defense of the co...

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  • Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight
Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight

A flash flood watch is in effect, as well. Three or more inches or rain are possible, with potential flooding in some areas. Even inland CT will experience winds 25-50 miles per hour, which is strong enough to cause power outages due to trees still having leaves on them.

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  • Mueller to Serve First Indictment on Monday
Mueller to Serve First Indictment on Monday

Authorities were preparing to take anyone charged into custody on Monday, CNN reported , citing sources briefed on the matter. Rosenstein appointed Mueller in May to lead the investigation into Russian meddling after FBI Director James Comey was sacked by President Trump.

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  • Potential Tropical Cyclone threatens western Cuba with heavy rain
Potential Tropical Cyclone threatens western Cuba with heavy rain

The 5 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center indicated the storm had sustained winds of 40 miles per hour with stronger gusts. The rainfall could potentially result in flash flooding, especially in urban parts. If the storm strengthens, it would be given the name Philippe. Watches are in effect for the Central Bahamas. Eighteen could ...

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  • Death toll rises to 14 in Mogadishu bombings
Death toll rises to 14 in Mogadishu bombings

The first explosion was a suicide vehicle bomb which detonated outside a Mogadishu hotel, where gunfire broke out inside the building. Ali Nur, a police officer, told Reuters 17 people, mostly policemen, had died in the blasts. The attack has reportedly been claimed by extremist group al Shabaab through a channel on Telegram. A local reporter t...

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  • Trump celebrates Halloween by insulting children and their parents
Trump celebrates Halloween by insulting children and their parents

He added that "these are handsome, wonderful children", asking if they are "going to grow up to be like your parents?" An email exchange between the White House and Defense Secretary 's office reportedly shows the White House asking the department for information regarding the families of service members killed after the president's inauguratio...

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  • Girl Wins Boys Golf Tournament But Not Trophy Due To MIAA Rules
Girl Wins Boys Golf Tournament But Not Trophy Due To MIAA Rules

Dufrense worked the tournament which was held at an Uxbridge, Massachusetts, golf club. Her school finished fourth and did not qualify for state. She doesn't get her rightful place in the state tournament. And for as much as the MIAA likes to fashion golf as a team sport in high school, it is still an individual sport, first and foremost. Asked w...

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