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World North Korea vows revenge, prepares ballistic missile launch
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North Korea threatened Australia of dire consequences if it continues to back USA military, economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang, its state-run media said Saturday. "Should Australia continue to follow the USA in imposing military, economic and diplomatic pressure upon the DPRK despite our repeated warnings, they will not be able to avoid a disaster", it read.

World Canadian says child killed, wife raped in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Canadian says child killed, wife raped in Afghanistan

The Star reported that Boyle said he sustained minor shrapnel wounds during the shootout. He also described himself as a "pilgrim", and said they had been in a region that government and aid agencies had failed to reach, suggesting that their effort was self-styled.

World Nairobi on lockdown ahead of 'banned' Nasa demo
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Earlier this week, opposition leader Raila Odinga pulled out of a presidential rerun election set for October 26. Witnesses told AFP two people were shot dead . Opposition leaders have called for daily demonstrations. "The Learned Judge of the High Court erred in law, in holding that the Supreme Court's interpretation of the meaning of "fresh election" under Article 140 (3) of The Constitution was not binding upon him and was a mere ad hoc observation", he said.

World Iran attacks 9000 email accounts in parliament
Author: 0 Iran attacks 9000 email accounts in parliament

Initially it was thought that Russian Federation or North Korea might have been the culprit but according to the media reports, investigators have now traced the attack to the Tehran regime. The US president accused Tehran of violating the spirit of the landmark 2015 agreement and believes the worldwide community is being naive in its dealings with the regime.

World Florida detective captures 9-foot anaconda
Author: 0 Florida detective captures 9-foot anaconda

Video of the capture has gone viral, piling up almost 2,000 shares, since it was uploaded to the Sheriff's Office's Facebook page Thursday. "God dern!" said the officer filming the video. They believe that it was someone's pet that was either released or escaped. "Make sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer want it, DO NOT release it into the wild", they wrote on their Facebook post .

World Brazen attempted carjacking at gas station caught on surveillance camera
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The suspect then comes back around near the gas tanker. A 37-year-old man was charged Saturday on suspicion attempted to carjack a woman at an Allen Park gas station Thursday. The two appear to wrestle for the wheel inside the auto before the vehicle eventually stops near a fuel truck parked in the gas station. The woman was not harmed, and the suspect did not use a weapon, according to police.

World Special Rajdhani Express between Delhi-Mumbai without flexi-fare
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On the occasion of festive season, Indian Railways has made a decision to run a new Rajdhani between Delhi-Mumbai, which will take two hour less than the two existing Rajdhanis on one of the busiest sections. It has instead chose to go for a flat fare hike of 20% on normal fares on Rajdhani trains. The new Rajdhani Express to Mumbai will have Nizamuddin and Bandra as its terminating stations.

World Armed robbery, chase and crash -- 1 suspect still at large
Author: 0 Armed robbery, chase and crash -- 1 suspect still at large

The North Precinct is located at 5124 N. Market St. and is available during the week between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. After a thorough search, the police was unable to find him. Officials are still looking for the second suspect, Carlos Serrano Jr., 25, of Laureldale. Both men are facing robbery and related charges. Police said the case remains open and under investigation.

World Minor girl among 2 injured by 'unprovoked Indian firing': ISPR
Author: 0 Minor girl among 2 injured by 'unprovoked Indian firing': ISPR

Mr. Zargar said the situation was under control as firing from across the border stopped in the afternoon. "Firing is still on". Sepoy TK Reddy, 21, from Obulapuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district and defence porter Mohd Zahir, 22, from Kalali village in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district died in the firing, the spokesman said.

World Syria army, allies capture Mayadeen from IS: State media
Author: 0 Syria army, allies capture Mayadeen from IS: State media

Mayadeen lies south of Deir Ezzor city, where Syrian and allied forces are trying to oust the militants from a small pocket they still control. In the same context, the reporter said that Syrian Air Force launched intensive raids on the movement axes of ISIL in al-Mayadeen, Zeban, Buqrus Tahtani, Buqrus Foqani, Mo Hassan, al-Boleil, al-Husseiniyeh, al-Jneineh, Hawijit Saqar and the neighborhoods of al-Ommal, al-Sinaa, al-Hamidiyeh and al-Hawiqa, which resulted in the killing of a number of ...

World Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County
Author: 0 Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County

Members of the Toposa tribal militia from South Sudan, 200 kilometres (124 miles) to the north, are believed to be responsible for the violence. Reports also indicate that some girls have been raped. Kibunja says a key suspect is a senior at the school who was suspended last week after he was found fighting and had vowed to take revenge. "There was a student who comes from South Sudan and he was suspended from school because of indiscipline".

World Perez on course to be oldest CIMB Classic champion
Author: 0 Perez on course to be oldest CIMB Classic champion

The American's best finish at the Malaysian showpiece was ninth in 2012 but having produced a masterclass in putting at TPC Kuala Lumpur , Perez, 41, remains on course to become the oldest victor of the tournament. So it's all good. "I hit a good drive on 18, hit a good second shot, left myself with a pretty easy birdie, nearly making eagle", said the current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader.

World Vehicle bomb explodes in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, casualties reported
Author: 0 Vehicle bomb explodes in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, casualties reported

Hussein told AP that the explosion occurred as security forces were following the truck that had raised suspicions. "It exploded at the K5 Junction", Mohamed Hussein, a police officer, as cited by Reuters. The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab recently stepped up attacks on army bases across south and central Somalia. But there was no immediate claim of responsibility for Saturday's blast.

World Vidya Balan set to work with 'Chutney' director?
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This time it's Sulu. Sulochana a.k.a. Sulu, played by Vidya Balan unexpectedly lands herself the job of a night RJ (radio jockey) on a leading radio station and much comedy and drama follows. Look out for the recreation of the iconic song Hawa Hawaai - picturised on Sridevi in Mr India - in the trailer. Gracing the occasion with a million dollar smile we spotted our very own #Sulu, Vidya balan with her reel life beau Manav Kaul along with the gorgeous Neha Dhupia and our Mumbaichi Mulgi, ...

World Plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Ivory Coast's Abidjan
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The spokesman for French forces in Ivory Coast said at least six French people nationals were injured in the crash, saying that the Antonov plane was carrying French military cargo. The French military base in Abidjan serves as the logistical support for the operation, whose headquarters is in n'djamena, chad. Soon after the crash, officials arrived at the site.

World Hunger getting worse - India ranks 100 among 119 countries
Author: 0 Hunger getting worse - India ranks 100 among 119 countries

Surprisingly, India held 55th position in 2014 and has slipped by 45 positions in mere three years. Here's how we fare... The GHI, now in its 12th year, tracks hunger worldwide and ranks countries based on four key indicators - undernourishment, child mortality, child wasting and child stunting.

World Backed Forces In Syria Say 'Final' Battle For Raqqa Is On
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Losing Raqqa, once the de facto capital of its self-proclaimed caliphate, would be a major blow to the militant group. USA -backed fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces have been on the offensive in Raqqa since early June and have so far captured more than 80 percent of the city under the cover of airstrikes by the us -led coalition .

World Nitish Kumar committed to development of Bihar: PM
Author: 0 Nitish Kumar committed to development of Bihar: PM

Earlier, in late August the PM had, along with Kumar, conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas of Bihar, after which he had announced Rs 500 crore as immediate relief for the state. The two parties remained partners in Bihar for 17 years but the JD (U) severed ties in mid-2013 over elevation of Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate.

World J&K: Top LeT commander killed in encounter in Pulwama
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On Friday evening, the J&K Police had got another big success in its counter-insurgency operation when it managed to arrest a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist responsible for grenade attack on a Minister's motorcade in Tral area. Situation in the area is tense. Earlier the gun battle between the militants and the security forces broke out after the latter received specific intelligence inputs on the former's presence in the Litter village.

World Jose Quintana or John Lackey? Cubs still weighing Game 1 options
Author: 0 Jose Quintana or John Lackey? Cubs still weighing Game 1 options

He hit.342 against left-handers this season, making him a tempting start for manager Joe Maddon against Kershaw, Hill or Wood. In case you're thinking that's a lot of money to shell out for the fans keep in mind that the payroll for the Nationals this season is $188.5 million.

World Canadian hostages held for 5 years in Afghanistan freed
Author: 0 Canadian hostages held for 5 years in Afghanistan freed

The parents of an American woman freed with her family after five years of captivity say they are elated, but also angry at their son-in law for taking their daughter to Afghanistan. The couple was kidnapped in October 2012 while on a backpacking trip that took them to Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and then to Afghanistan.

World Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT reveals sketches of two suspects
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Gauri Lankesh , the 55-year-old Indian journalist critical of Hindu nationalist politics, was shot dead outside her home in the southern state of Karnataka's capital Bengaluru on September 5 by helmet-wearing, bike-borne gunmen. "Three sketches of two suspects have been made on the basis of their description by eyewitness". The official said the motive, identity or affiliations of the killers are yet to be determined.

World Islamic school's sex segregation unlawful: United Kingdom court
Author: 0 Islamic school's sex segregation unlawful: United Kingdom court

The school is not challenging the claims laid against it regarding the books. But in the Court of Appeal ruling, the judges rebuked the United Kingdom government and Ofsted for failing to identify the problem earlier and directed that other schools operating similarly should be given time "to put their houses in order".

World Yogi-Rahul row: UP CM shouldn't pass comments against a national leader
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What can you expect from such a person for development of Gujarat?" he said. In an exclusive interview with ANI, the UP Chief Minister said, "The target of 150-plus is easy for the BJP as the development done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his stint as Gujarat Chief Minister is visible in the state".

Author: 0 Babar century sets up Pakistan for opening ODI win

After winning the toss and electing to field first, Sri Lanka failed to restrict Pakistan to a low total even after dismissing Ahmed Shahzad early in the match. The veteran batsman struck his 40th half-century and 100th six in ODIs, making him the fifth Pakistani cricketer and the 32nd player - overall - to hit 100 sixes in this format.

World Kansas-Missouri to renew rivalry for hurricane relief effort
Author: 0 Kansas-Missouri to renew rivalry for hurricane relief effort

The NCAA approved a waiver for the charity game on Friday, according to K-State associate director of athletics communications Tom Gilbert. The proceeds will go towards relief efforts for recent hurricanes to strike the United States. "This is not a regular-season game", he said, "but there is enough interest in that you can get 19,000 people in the building and raise a bunch of money for a worthwhile cause".

World Aarushi murder case trial judge acted like a film director, says HC
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A division bench of the high court comprising justices B.K. Narayana and A.K. Mishra had reserved its judgment on 7 September on the appeal filed by the dentist couple, fixing 12 October as the date for the verdict. Sen's book Aarushi documented the media misrepresentations in the case and the CBI's questionable handling of evidence. However, the court rejected the CBI's claim of lack of evidence.

World Sanctions against the Revolutionary Guard from the US Treasury Department!
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In a written statement from ministry, "OFAC, DMO, on 25 October 2007, according to presidential decree number 13224, Revolutionary Guards to help Jerusalem force to list of sanctions, Hezbollah, Hamas and Taliban to many terrorist organisations, including The list of sanctions has been given for help activities".

World Soybeans rise as U.S. cuts crop forecast; wheat stable
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About two-thirds of that volume headed to China (25.7 million bushels), with other top destinations that included Mexico (4.3 million bushels), the Netherlands (3.8 million bushels), Indonesia (3.1 million bushels) and Pakistan (2.6 million bushels).

World US Announces UNESCO Pullout Amid Palestinian Tensions
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Citing in part its "anti-Israel bias" and otherwise complaining of costs, the Trump administration announced Thursday that the USA will withdraw from UNESCO , the United Nations agency focused on education, science, and culture. Hours later, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his country would also pull out and praised America's "brave and moral decision". As a result of USA funding cuts, US arrears have been swelling each year, surpassing $500 million that's owed to ...

World Man finds $24M winning lottery ticket in old shirt
Author: 0 Man finds $24M winning lottery ticket in old shirt

There were 695,210 tickets for the October 10 drawing. He found the ticket stuffed in an old shirt and found that he had a victor. "I always told myself, 'I'll check them when I have the time, ' " he said in the release. Check your glove box. "We are thrilled that this lucky victor was able to locate this life-changing ticket", Dean, of the gaming commission, said. After completing a review, the NY lottery released Smith's name on Wednesday.

World Foreign Minister Cavusoglu to Heniyye ' reconciliation ' phone
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The rival factions Fatah and Hamas reached a political reconciliation agreement on Thursday after two days of Egyptian-brokered talks in Cairo. He lauded Qatar's continued support for the Palestinian cause, Qatar's role in reconstructing the besieged Strip, as well as its valuable efforts to push the Palestinian parties to end the Palestinian division, reconciliation and unity in the face of the Zionist entity.

World Landmark Indian child bride verdict may curb traffickers
Author: 0 Landmark Indian child bride verdict may curb traffickers

For one thing, marriage to a bride under age 18 was made illegal in 1978. Specific days such as Akshaya Tritiya are considered auspicious for marriages and mass marriages of children is solemnised on these days. The court held that the exception clause to rape, carved out in the IPC, created an unnecessary and artificial distinction between a married girl child and an unmarried girl child.

World Priebus interviewed by Mueller's investigative team
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Priebus has been with Trump longer than most of his political associates and is expected to be able to give insight into Trump's decision making patterns, which could impact how the Special Counsel views the firing of FBI Director Jim Comey.

World Trump refers to Virgin Islands governor as its 'president'
Author: 0 Trump refers to Virgin Islands governor as its 'president'

These are people that are incredible people, they've suffered greatly. Trump appeared to be referring to Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp , instead of the "President" who is Trump himself. Puerto Rico received some of the worst damage from Maria , and local officials have repeatedly called for more help from the federal government. But whether these mistakes are just slips of the tongue, as opposed to statements made in ignorance, people are already pointing to them as further ...

World Pyongyang renews threat against Guam
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North Korea is preparing to fire multiple short-range rockets around the opening of the Chinese Communist Party's twice-a-decade congress on 18 October, a South Korean daily newspaper reported Wednesday. The 10-day drill, which involves the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, is set to begin on Monday in waters east and west of South Korea . The US has threatened Pyongyang in its own ways, recently by flying two B-1B strategic bombers in Pyongyang's backyard and test-firing ground-attack ...

World Multiple states trying to stop Trump's Obamacare decision
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In May, Schneiderman and California attorney general Xavier Becerra, leading a coalition of 18 attorneys general, moved to intervene in House v. Price in order to protect millions of Americans' access to affordable health care. "Dems should call me to fix!" In New York , we believe health care is a right, not a luxury. The House sued the Obama administration, arguing the White House was illegally funding cost-sharing reduction subsidies payments to insurers.

World Pranab was most qualified to be PM: Manmohan Singh
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Shri Pranab Mukherjee said that he has always believed that improvement of quality in higher education particularly emphasis on research and innovation is absolutely necessary if number one ranking is to be achieved. Praising the book, Akhilesh Yadav said that it is like laying your hands on good notes before the examinations. "Therefore that smoothened our relationship.

World UAE Ends Mission of its Ambassador to North Korea
Author: 0 UAE Ends Mission of its Ambassador to North Korea

The drill will also include aircraft exercises, but North Korea is calling the drills an act of invasion and is threatening to launch a nuclear missile towards Guam. United Nations sanctions against North Korea were last month expanded to include North Korean guest workers, along with textiles and a cap on oil exports.

World Directorate-general of the UNESCO: The French Audrey Azoulay elected
Author: 0 Directorate-general of the UNESCO: The French Audrey Azoulay elected

Azoulay received 31 votes, compared to 25 for Egyptian human rights activist Moushira Khattab. The vote was a huge blow to Arab states, who had long wanted to lead the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. French media reported that Qatar recently invited several members of the UNESCO executive board on an all-expenses-paid trip to Doha. Egypt's foreign ministry has demanded an inquiry into alleged "violations" during the UNESCO voting.

Author: 0 Four area malls to close on Thanksgiving Day

Louis area malls and dozens more around the country, said its malls will close on Thanksgiving Day, just as they did past year. CBL Properties is closing 62 shopping centers nationwide on Thanksgiving Day and will open at 6:00 a.m. The company says it received a lot of support and positive feedback, after closing its 121 properties for Thanksgiving a year ago. Honey Creek Mall's four anchor stores - Carson's JC Penney, Macy's and Sears - that have separate exterior entrances.

World White restaurant manager enslaved black buffet cook
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A U.S. Department of Justice release alleges that he used force, threats of force, physical restraint and coercion on the victim between 2010 and 2014. In one instance, Smith said, Edwards dipped a pair of tongs into hot frying grease and scalded the back of his neck. On one occasion, Bobby allegedly whipped Smith with a belt buckle for not bringing food to the buffet fast enough.

World Kurdish VP: Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face
Author: 0 Kurdish VP: Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face "Iraqi threat"

On Wednesday, Iraq issued the warrants against Hendreen Mohammed, the chairman of the KRG's referendum commission, and two aides for violating an Iraqi court ruling that renders the independence vote "invalid" despite a vast majority of Kurds voting in favor of independence, adds the news agency.

World 'We're saying Merry Christmas again'
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When was the last time you saw "Merry Christmas?' You don't see it anymore", Trump said on the campaign trail. "In America, we don't worship government". But they don't say - well guess what? "As we approach the end of the year-you know, we're getting near that handsome Christmas season that people don't talk about anymore".