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World Germany's SPD leader to join 'grand coalition' talks
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The move marks a U-turn for Mr Schulz, who had previously ruled out any participation in a future government after he lost to Angela Merkel's conservative Union bloc in the September 24 vote. Schulz backed off his flat refusal to consider a renewed "grand coalition" of Germany's two biggest parties, saying in Berlin on Friday that the Social Democrats "won't play an obstructionist role" in parliament.

World Terminally ill patient gets dying wish to see the ocean
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Queensland Ambulance Service posted a photo of the patient, lying on a stretcher over looking the beach alongside a paramedic, to Facebook yesterday. 'What a attractive yet sad story but one that highlights everything good about our community, ' one woman said. Tracey Hayes wrote on Facebook: "This is a handsome sentiment and shows that you are definitely the right people for the job you are in, never ever lose your compassion, empathy or kindness".

World MI deputy run down by auto in police pursuit, sheriff says
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The Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit is investigating the death of our Deputy. The suspect, who has not been identified, was arrested at the scene. Oakland County deputies assisted with the pursuit as it moved from westbound I-69 onto southbound M-15. His name will not be released until all next of kin have been notified.

World Hafiz Saeed's release: How can India finish off the Mumbai attack mastermind?
Author: 0 Hafiz Saeed's release: How can India finish off the Mumbai attack mastermind?

The United States says the JuD is a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group, which Saeed founded and which has been blamed for a string of high-profile attacks in India. He said that his only crime was that he wanted Kashmir's freedom from India and he was arrested for the same. Saeed reiterated that the USA, on India's request, pressured Pakistan to detain him.

World Warning of snow, frost and icy roads
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LIMERICK City and County Council says main roads will be gritted this Thursday night after Met Éireann issued a number of weather alerts - warning of freezing temperatures. The UK forecast adds: "By midweek, some organised rain is likely in the north and southwest at first, with possibly some hill snow". Figures earlier this week showed there were more than 34,000 "excess deaths" across England and Wales over the last winter period, the second highest level in eight years.

World Mosque attack in Egypt leaves dozens dead and injured
Author: 0 Mosque attack in Egypt leaves dozens dead and injured

Ministry of Health Spokesman Khaled Mujahid said the militants set off a bomb during the attack. Egyptian defense officials said the attack began with explosions and then assailants began firing with machine guns into the mosque. President Abdel Fattah al Sisi has convened an emergency security cabinet meeting in Cairo. Egypt's security forces are battling an Islamist insurgency in the region, which has intensified since 2013.

World YouTube Details Its Efforts To Police Its Selection Of Children's Videos
Author: 0 YouTube Details Its Efforts To Police Its Selection Of Children's Videos

In the last couple of weeks, it has expanded its enforcement guidelines around removing content featuring minors that may be endangering a child , even if that was not the uploader's intent. YouTube , which is owned by Google, now has more than one billion users across the world and claims that, on a daily basis, roughly "a billion hours of video " is consumed.

World Joma slams Duterte after peace talks called off
Author: 0 Joma slams Duterte after peace talks called off

Kapayapaan said the continuing armed clashes between government forces and the CPP-NPA-NDF is all the more reason for both parties to return to the negotiating table. The President stressed that he does not want to talk with the communists anymore citing the NPA's killing of a police officer in Davao and the ambush incident in Bukidnon where a four-month old baby was killed.

World What people are thankful this Thanksgiving
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I'm also thankful for your writing. Smoke plum and thyme cocktails are also on the menu. As I mentally check off items on to-do lists made in preparation for two family Thanksgiving celebrations in my home this week, I am at once powered by adrenaline and grounded in gratitude.

World Hopes on Argentine sub crew fading
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The Argentine Navy has released a statement today saying a sound detected in the search for missing submarine ARA San Juan , is consistent with an explosion. The navy said on Wednesday it was investigating an unusual noise detected in the South Atlantic hours after it last communicated with the submarine, but refused to confirm whether it indicated an explosion.

World Three killed as Vasco Da Gama express derails in UP
Author: 0 Three killed as Vasco Da Gama express derails in UP

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal condoled the death of the passengers and order a probe into the accident . He also ordered an inquiry by the Commissioner Railway Safety and directed Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani, who is in the state, to rush to the site.

World Rahul Gandhi kicks off two-day campaign in Gujarat
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi kicks off two-day campaign in Gujarat

Meanwhile, it has emerged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who was also the state's chief minister for 12 years, will address more than 30 rallies between now and the assembly polls. Union Ministers Rajnath Singh , Nitin Gadkari , Arun Jaitley , Sushma Swaraj , and Uma Bharti, and Chief Ministers Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh), Vasundhara Raje (Rajastha), Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh) and Raman Singh (Chhattisgarh) will also be in the state for the campaigning.

World Trooper shot and killed in Texas
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Freestone County is about 90 minutes southeast of Dallas. Authorities say the gunman is Darbrett Black, who is now at large. Authorities are asking everyone to stay out of the area. Groesbeck police said Black is considered armed and risky. Now authorities are still searching for the suspect. Texas attorney general Ken Paxton urged people to keep the trooper's relatives in mind.

World IN teacher faces drug charges after students record, report her in school
Author: 0 IN teacher faces drug charges after students record, report her in school

One student recorded the alleged act with a cellphone camera from a window looking into the locked classroom. Students also posted videos of the teacher they say show her engaging in suspicious behavior to social media. Officers led Samantha Cox, 24, out of the school in handcuffs. John took the recording straight to the principal, who called the police. She now faces felony drug possession and misdemeanour paraphernalia charges.

World Search Continues For Missing Sailors After Navy Plane Crash In Philippine Sea
Author: 0 Search Continues For Missing Sailors After Navy Plane Crash In Philippine Sea

Their C-2 "Greyhound" transport plane crashed while on its way to the carrier on Wednesday in the Philippine Sea, where the US and Japanese navies are holding exercises. Japan's defense minister says eight of the crew and passengers on a plane that crashed while en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier have been found, but it's unclear if they're alive.

World New Rochelle church gives back with free Thanksgiving meal
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Dawson said she saw Thursday as the start of another chapter for the community dinner and expects to make this an annual venture for Salisbury going forward. A feast for over 100 people has been prepared; the church's pastor said they will continue serving throughout the day until they run out of food or people stop coming.

World Flynn splits from Trump lawyers; may mean cooperation with Mueller
Author: 0 Flynn splits from Trump lawyers; may mean cooperation with Mueller

The Times reported that Flynn's lawyers had been sharing information with Trump's legal team about the Mueller investigation. But as of Thursday, that agreement had been terminated, those people said. Flynn resigned as President Donald Trump's national security adviser on February 13, 2017. Flynn has been a strong proponent of the US developing stronger bonds with Russian Federation and had been cultivating his ties to the Kremlin long before joining the Trump campaign as an adviser.

World Scientists dazzled by solar system's first-known interstellar visitor
Author: 0 Scientists dazzled by solar system's first-known interstellar visitor

For the first time ever astronomers have studied an asteroid that has entered the Solar System from interstellar space . The name, which was chosen in consultation with UH Hilo Hawaiian language experts Kaʻiu Kimura and Larry Kimura , reflects the way this object is like a scout or messenger sent from the distant past to reach out to us (ʻou means "reach out for" and mua, with the second mua placing emphasis, means "first, in advance of").

World US Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea, 3 missing
Author: 0 US Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea, 3 missing

The COD was en route from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) operating in the Philippine Sea. The Defense Ministry says it had no information on their condition. President Donald Trump tweeted that the US Navy is monitoring the situation. "Prayers for all involved", Trump wrote in a Twitter post.

World North Korea says United States terror sponsor label a 'serious provocation'
Author: 0 North Korea says United States terror sponsor label a 'serious provocation'

He has threatened to "totally destroy" the country if it threatens the U.S. or its allies. The latest USA sanctions still leave open the question of how far Trump is willing to go to bring North Korea to the table. The alliance comes as North Korea is increasingly isolated from the worldwide community as its nuclear threats against the US continue. A day after placing North Korea back on the list, the Trump administration on Tuesday imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping ...

World Indian colonel arrested for raping junior officer's daughter
Author: 0 Indian colonel arrested for raping junior officer's daughter

In her complaint, the victim also stated that the Colonel had threatened to ruin her father's career if she opened her mouth about the incident. The victim was allegedly raped at the colonel's residence on Monday. Police is shooting in the dark as the victim could not identify the second accused. Meanwhile, a Times of India report said that though the army headquarters did not comment on the issue, Shimla Superintendent of Police Soumya Sambasivan has confirmed that an FIR had been ...

World Digital technology helping in economic growth: PM Modi
Author: 0 Digital technology helping in economic growth: PM Modi

News that experts tell us from studios is now supplemented by experiences highlighted on social media. He said, Indian IT talent is recognised world-wide and Indian companies have made name for themselves globally. PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation) has resulted in faster governance decisions through general consensus, he added. The MyGov platform is a prime example of how technology strengthens offices.

World Brexit scuppers UK's 2023 European Capital of Culture bids
Author: 0 Brexit scuppers UK's 2023 European Capital of Culture bids

As late as May, the bid team had been receiving funding from local businesses, totalling 6 figures. You can read it here. The letter cites European Union regulation 445/2014/EU that says that only members of the EEA and countries which are candidates to join the European Union can participate.

World A Dry Thanksgiving But Bundle Up
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It will feel colder after you've stood outside waiting in line for a while too! Morning temperatures are in the 20s. We'll see a brief increase of clouds from that, but no precipitation is expected. Tomorrow morning starts off with more clouds and a few showers to our southeast, but there won't be anything to interfere with Thanksgiving plans.

World Detroit Lions: Ziggy Ansah expected to play, Dwight Freeney out
Author: 0 Detroit Lions: Ziggy Ansah expected to play, Dwight Freeney out

Carroll said Wednesday that a number of things made them decide that the Freeney move was necessary, including depth concerns at other position while the Seahawks have 11 other defensive linemen, and salary cap concerns. So who got the better deal? It is a spot where we have some guys that have played that spot. "We hated to do it, but we had to do something and that's what happened".

World Sathyabama University officials close down campus following student unrest
Author: 0 Sathyabama University officials close down campus following student unrest

The deceased has been identified as Ragamoulika, a first year BSc Computer Science student and a resident of Hyderabad. She was appearing for the second semester's engineering chemistry paper when she was caught red-handed, sources said. Meanwhile, the students of Sathyabama University claimed that Radha Mounika was a brilliant student and she would no way commit malpractice adding that she was humiliated by the university staff.

World Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone could launch in India on November 30
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone could launch in India on November 30

But unlike Reliance, Xiaomi is expected to launch a smartphone instead of a feature phone. Taking this into account, we assume that the device will be a budget-oriented smartphone for the Indian mobile market. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A features 5-inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 296ppi and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor.

World The Leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran Discussed the Crisis in Syria
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During the trilateral meeting , Erdoğan, Rouhani, and Russia's Vladimir Putin will discuss progress made in the Astana peace talks as well as changes in de-escalation zones across Syria . Dr Rouhani said: "The goal of this national congress is to provide the ground for the draft of a new constitution in Syria and to hold a free and fair election in this country, which could be a message of peace and stability for the whole region".

World Mumbai Police raps Varun Dhawan for selfie, actor apologises
Author: 0 Mumbai Police raps Varun Dhawan for selfie, actor apologises

What happens when you spot your favorite actors, cricketers or other famous celebrities? The actor is seen partly out of his car's window and taking a selfie with a female fan who is seen travelling in an auto rickshaw. The e-challan has been doing the rounds on social media and fans have been appreciating the Mumbai Police for taking an action against the actor.

World Saudi-led coalition pledges to ease crippling Yemen blockade
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Were facing the worst starvation seen in decades, and that wont change unless commercial shipments of food and fuel are allowed in. He said 220 humanitarian staff from almost 50 agencies in Djibouti and Amman are waiting to return to northern Yemen.

World Aust responsible for Manus refugees
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But the asylum seekers say they fear for their safety if moved to a transit center also on the island, and risk being resettled in PNG or another developing nation permanently. Numerous men climbed onto rooftops and hid in toilets, he said. "They are clearly not safe in PNG". The government is knowingly placing the refugees at risk.

World Dramatic video of North Korea soldier escape
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It said the US action shows North Korea should continue to "keep the treasured nuclear sword in our hands more tightly" to protect itself from American hostility. Most importantly, they expand the list of Chinese firms accused of doing business with the North despite promises from Beijing that it will honor United Nations -backed punitive measures.

World Slave trade in Libya: Antonio Guterres speaks up
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Despite events in Libya, Conde put the blame firmly on the European Union, accusing it of encouraging the Libyans to keep migrants in the North African country despite there being no government. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed horror at the footage on Monday, saying the auctions should be investigated as possible crimes against humanity.

World Mugabe Resignation: AU must lead charge against entrenched leaders - Political scientist
Author: 0 Mugabe Resignation: AU must lead charge against entrenched leaders - Political scientist

Speaking on a South African Television Station today ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said he was amused by the fact that the former colonizers hysterically celebrated the removal of Mugabe. The announcement ended Mugabe's 37-year rule of the African nation. The forum said Zimbabweans' victory gave hope to the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Swaziland, Zambia and Lesotho who are now struggling under the heavy yoke of oppression.

World AIADMK Symbol Row: EC Allots Two-Leaves Symbol To EPS-OPS Group
Author: 0 AIADMK Symbol Row: EC Allots Two-Leaves Symbol To EPS-OPS Group

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy also said the "EC has given judgement in our favour, we are very happy". At an earlier hearing, the EPS-OPS faction had told the poll body that the symbol can not be allocated to the faction led by Sasikala and Dinakaran as they had been removed from the party .

World Woman raises money for homeless man who spent $20 to help her
Author: 0 Woman raises money for homeless man who spent $20 to help her

The man, whose name was "Johnny", told her to get back in the vehicle and lock her doors. A few minutes later, McClure said Johnny returned with a red gas can, having used his last $20 to buy fuel for her vehicle. So far, the fundraiser has shattered its original $10,000 goal, sitting at $44,250 as of Wednesday afternoon. "I$3 truly believe that all Johnny needs is one little break", she wrote.

World Pakistan's judicial body orders release of Hafiz Saeed
Author: 0 Pakistan's judicial body orders release of Hafiz Saeed

The United States, a State Department official said, is aware of media reports regarding Pakistan's ordered release of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Saeed from house arrest . "We plead the board not to order the release of Saeed as Pakistan may face global sanctions", an official requested adding that the JuD leader was detained based on the information of intelligence agencies.

World Who Is Rory Farquharson, Malia Obama's New Boyfriend?
Author: 0 Who Is Rory Farquharson, Malia Obama's New Boyfriend?

The school costs about $42,500 a year for tuition. Farquharson is originally from the United Kingdom where he attended Rugby School. It is an interesting yet hilarious insight into the boy's life considering he kissed the former first daughter .

World Syrians accused of terror plans detained in German raids
Author: 0 Syrians accused of terror plans detained in German raids

The prosecutor's office added that all six of the arrested Syrians had applied for asylum status but did not say if their applications had been approved. Hessenschau, a regional TV channel, and Bild newspaper, both reported that the suspected target was the Christmas market in Essen. Last December, a failed Tunisian asylum seeker killed 12 people after plowing a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin.

World Jennifer Garner says she's 'not interested in dating' following Ben Affleck split
Author: 0 Jennifer Garner says she's 'not interested in dating' following Ben Affleck split

In the meantime, the exes are working together to provide a healthy coparenting environment for their three children, Violet, 11, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, 8, and Samuel, 5. In July, Affleck also went public with his girlfriend, " Saturday Night Live " producer Lindsay Shookus . "I love Ben. We will be together with our kids and give them a special Christmas".

World Funeral services set for slain Baltimore detective with midstate ties
Author: 0 Funeral services set for slain Baltimore detective with midstate ties

There is evidence of a struggle between Suiter and his killer, police said, but police have no information that the slaying was anything other than a spontaneous event. Suiter's partner has been speaking continuously with investigators. The acting US attorney who gave him the information also reportedly claimed Suiter was not targeted because of his upcoming testimony against other officers.

World Unemployment rate down slightly to 5.8 percent
Author: 0 Unemployment rate down slightly to 5.8 percent

In September the unemployment rate was 3.4 percent and it dropped in October to 3.3 percent. The counties with unemployment at three percent or less included Hampshire (3.0), Doddridge (2.9), Pendleton (2.7) and Jefferson (2.6). State government had 400 fewer jobs year over year while nondurable goods manufacturing had 100 fewer jobs. In comparison to one year ago unemployment has dropped significantly.

World MS-13 Members Decapitated Man in Maryland Park
Author: 0 MS-13 Members Decapitated Man in Maryland Park

An informant told detectives about the killing in September. Montgomery County police said Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, 19, of an unknown address, is charged with murder in connection with the brutal stabbing death of an unidentified man who was found in Wheaton Regional Park on September 5.

World Bigg Boss 11
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So, the luxury budget task - BB Adaalat - began on Tuesday. Arshi and Hiten are pitted against each other in the court as husband and wife who are going through a rough phase and are seeking divorce. Yesterday's session was won by Hina's team. A teary-eyed Hina tried to tell Arshi that it was a game, while Arshi lashed out Hina by asking her, "When you pointed out fingers at my character, it is a task, but when I say something against you it is not a task?" Vikas labels Hina as a conservative ...

World 'Padmavati' banned in poll-bound Gujarat
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The complainant said that producers were criminals who made the film with vested interests and it has hurt the sentiments of the people. "The film which has distorted facts about Rajput queen Padmavati and shows or says anything to disrespect her, will not be released in Madhya Pradesh", Chouhan said after holding a meeting with representatives of Rajput community on the issue.