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'Trailer Park Boys' Star John Dunsworth Dies at 71

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She said he had "left this world peacefully after a short and unexpected illness". "The family would like to request that our privacy is respected in our time of grief", she added . Another cast member, Bernard Robichaud declared that Dunsworth was a Canadian icon. "My theatre teacher, a loving father, husband, and a friend to many, you will be greatly missed", he wrote on Twitter. Read More »

2nd Ayurveda Day: Modi wants an Ayurveda hospital in every district

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The minister said already AYUSH medicine is part of exclusive wellness centers that cater to the needs of State government employees and journalists under Employees Health benefit scheme. Now, time has come for a health revolution under the aegis of Ayurveda . The new institute, Modi said, would promote such inter-disciplinary research involving the exponents of Ayush, Indian Council of Medical Research and foreign collaborators. Read More »

President's spokesman says reconciliation a national interest regardless of Israel's position

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Responding to the conditions set by the Israeli government on Palestinian reconciliation , presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said on Tuesday that national reconciliation is a top Palestinian interest and that the position of President Mahmoud Abbas is to move forward with reconciliation in order to realize the hopes and aspirations of the Palestinian people for unity and independence. Read More »

Fire breaks out in PMO

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Flames were doused within 20 minutes, according to reports. According to a news agency, the fire broke out in room number 242 of the PMO office at Raisina Hill at around 3.35 am. There were no reports of injuries. No one was injured in the incident, Delhi Fire Services officials said. In January, a minor fire in the server room of Parliament House had caused panic ahead of the Budget session. Read More »

Power outages in Tipperary as storm Ophelia hits

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With Storm Ophelia hitting Longford hard, parts of the county are starting to experience power outages. Coastal areas are at risk of flooding this afternoon and evening. They said: "Crews in southern counties have now mobilised, and are assessing damage to the network there, before commencing the necessary work to restore power". Read More »

For Abandoning Climate Accord, Pope Swipes Trump on World Food Day

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Addressing the UN's specialized agency that leads the global community's fight against hunger and malnutrition in the world , the Pope urged governments to work together to end the conflicts and climate-change related disasters that force people to leave their homes in search of their daily bread. Read More »

Frost expected overnight in Cheektowaga

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This means we'll see plenty of sunshine with cool nights and mild to warm afternoons. High pressure is firmly in control, and will continue to keep any major weather systems away. Meteorologists say Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and surrounding areas usually see the first frost between October 11 and October 20. When persistent cloud cover kept expected daytime high temperatures well off the mark on Sunday, perhaps it was a sign of things to come. Read More »

President Donald Trump needs another hug: Rahul Gandhi to Narendra Modi

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The comment invited backlashes from several BJP ministers, including Sidharth Nath Singh, who said the Gandhi family scion "does not want to step out of his diapers" . Before the arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state on 16 Oct, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi taking a jibe at Modi tweeted that today's weather forecast says there is going to be a rain of rhetoric in Gujarat. Read More »

Father of two dead children holding tight to only remaining son

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She waived her first court appearance on Monday and was denied bond. Williams told police she came home around 11 p.m. Friday and found the boys dead, police said. Smith added that Williams had called her on Friday night saying she 'couldn't do it anymore'. "Smith said Williams allegedly told her the two boys were dead, to which Smith replied, "'Call the police, Mora. Read More »

Russian Federation set to take on Bitcoin with its own 'CryptoRuble'

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According to communications minister Nikolay Nikiforov, CryptoRubles will be exchangeable for conventional Rubles and will be accepted by Russian banks. There have been conflicting messages as to the Kremlin's position on cryptocurrencies - while reports over the summer suggested leaders were considering creating a Russian cryptocurrency, President Vladimir Putin has also taken a hard line on other digital coinage, stating they pose serious risks in respect of fraud and money laundering. Read More »

WH: Trump Was Simply 'Stating A Fact' In Baseless Claim About Obama

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They'd write letters and some presidents didn't do anything, but I like the combination of-I like, when I can, the combination of a call and also a letter. "I don't know. That's what I was told". "The toughest calls I have to make are the calls where this happens, soldiers are killed ", Trump said. They have made the ultimate sacrifice, so generally I would say that I like to call'. Read More »

Bodies of two missing hikers found in Joshua Tree National Park

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The couple was reported missing in July after an Airbnb host noticed that Joseph Orbeso , 21, and Rachel Nguyen , 20, had not checked out or removed their belongings, which included four types of hallucinogenic drugs. Extensive search efforts had been unable to locate them at the time. On Sunday, he found pieces of clothing, water bottles and food wrappers in a wash two miles from the Maze Loop. Read More »

US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To Desertion

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President Barack Obama was criticized by Republicans for the 2014 Taliban prisoner swap that brought Bergdahl home , while President Donald Trump harshly criticized Bergdahl on the campaign trail. Bergdahl himself told a general during a preliminary investigation that he left intending to cause alarm and draw attention to what he saw as problems with his unit . Read More »

Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in vehicle bomb attack

Caruana Galizia ran a hugely popular blog in which she relentlessly highlighted cases of alleged high-level corruption targeting politicians from across party lines. One son, Matthew, was on the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists team that won the Pulitzer Prize for its work on the Panama Papers scandal. Read More »

Dozens Killed in Portugal and Spain Wildfire Incident

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Authorities in both countries said that the strong winds from Hurricane Ophelia in the Atlantic Ocean and high temperatures fanned the fires, but investigations were also focusing on human causes. It is estimated that at least 5,000 hectares of land have been destroyed in Galicia and it has been reported on Monday that there are now 35 focal points in the neighboring region of Asturias. Read More »

Iraqi Forces Move Into Kirkuk in Defeat-ISIS Fight, Spokesman Says

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On Monday, Iraqi forces, backed by Shia militias, said they had taken control of the city's worldwide airport, an oil field, the strategic K1 military base and the Taza Khormatu district in the south-east of the city, leading to reports of hundreds of armed Kurdish residents to take up positions inside the city in anticipation of an attack. Read More »

Gov Signs Law Approving Gender-Neutral Option on State-Issued Identification

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Jerry Brown signed a measure allowing Californians to identify their gender as "non-binary" on driver's licenses if they don't identify exclusively as male or female, the latest effort by California to ease barriers for LGBT people. State Sen. Scott Wiener (D.), who cosponsored the bill, has said the bill is about "giving the American people the honesty and transparency they deserve". Read More »

PM addresses Centenary Celebrations of Patna University

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But the key highlight of the visit is the meeting between him and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar . Later in the day, the prime minister is also expected to lay the foundation stones for several projects, including four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange Programme and four national highway projects in Mokama area of Patna district. Read More »

2 rockets fired from Egypt's Sinai hit S

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Almost 100 members of the Islamic State group have attacked Egyptian army officers at a security checkpoint in the North Sinai governorate, Reuters reported. "They took weapons and ammunition as their bounty, while assisting units fired Grad rockets at the Al-Zahur army base and tried to thwart the Jewish planes flying overhead, hitting the Jewish Eshkol region with two Grad rockets". Read More »

Mayim Bialik responds to 'victim blaming' backlash

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Bialik's essay, published Friday, featured a discussion of her specific experiences in Hollywood in the wake of the dozens of allegations of sexual assault made against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein . She then went on to link her appearance and her choice in clothing to her having had nearly no experience with "men asking me to meetings in their hotel rooms". Read More »

Jason Aldean to resume touring after Las Vegas shooting marred his performance

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Later on in his speech, Aldean shared that he had been struggling with figuring out how to play Thursday night's show "because I really didn't know how this was gonna go - how we were gonna act, how you guys were gonna react to us". It's been a really tough thing to deal with for all of us up here. "I want to play the show for you guys that the people in Las Vegas came to see and didn't get a chance to, alright?" "Sometimes this country can be really divided and that's a really unfortunate ... Read More »

Simeone in Awe of Barcelona`s Messi

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The injury has kept him away from the last two world qualifier for Argentina. Sergio Aguero has revealed that he would "love" to see Lionel Messi play for Manchester City although he believes it would be hard to have him leave Barcelona given his status at the club. Read More »

BJP loses gurdaspur By- poll election against congress

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Of the 11 candidates in the fray, Jakhar garnered 499752 votes, BJP's Swaran Salaria managed 306533 and Aam Aadmi Party's Maj Gen (retd) Suresh Khajuria finished a distant third with 23579 votes. The SAD- BJP alliance was in a majority in the last term of the MC House. The results proved that the Congress's overwhelming electoral supremacy after the Assembly polls was still intact. Read More »

Amazon studio ignored Weinstein rape claim, says Rose McGowan

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Weinstein". In a series of tweets directed at Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , Rose McGowan claimed she was raped by the movie mogul that compelled her to ask for help to handle the incident. Earlier this week, in light of the scandal, Amazon said "we are reviewing our options for the projects we have with The Weinstein Company". On Monday, McGowan tweeted about designer Donna Karan's remarks defending Weinstein. Read More »

Duchess of Cambridge's uncle charged with assault in London

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Gary Goldsmith , a 52-year-old who was previously raised as family's bad boy, took a wide press on grounds that he punched his wife in street. "He started yelling at her and saying, 'You are a dirty wh*re". Last night a Metropolitan Police spokeswoman said: 'Gary Goldsmith was charged on Friday, 13 October with assault by beating. Goldsmith attended the weddings of both Kate and Pippa, and has in the past spoken fondly of his nieces. Read More »

Kenya police shoot dead two opposition protesters

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Even so, it remained unclear whether, once Odinga's withdrawal from the race is finalised, that would force the October 26 re-run to be scrapped or whether it would simply go ahead without him. The two groups held separate protests in the UK's capital before converging outside Chatham House, where opposition chief Raila Odinga was delivering a speech. Read More »

Amber Alert canceled; teen found safe

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Virginia State Police issued an Amber Alert for a teen girl who was abducted from a party early Sunday morning. Police named Roberto Medrano Segovia, 21, as a possible suspect in her kidnapping. Sinhahi Aguilar Cruz, 16, was last seen in Woodbridge in Prince William County. Segovia has been described as a 21-year-old Hispanic man with black hair and brown eyes. Read More »

Counting of votes in Vengara bypoll begins

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Meanwhile, the sharp decline in victory margin of UDF candidate has become a major blow to Muslim League as the Muslim majority constituency is traditional bastion of the party. PP Basheer was Kunhalikutty's opponent in the Assembly election also and IUML was not expecting anything less than a majority of 30,000 votes in the bypolls also. Read More »

Four Pakistani Police Officers Killed in Taliban Ambush

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According to the detail given by ISPR spokesman here the troops were parts of search party for handlers of rescued foreigners the other day. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan [TTP] claimed responsibility for the attack. According to a private media outlet report, following the incident, the border crossing at Kharlachi was shut down. Kurram is one of the most sensitive tribal zones and it limits with three Afghan provinces. Read More »

UK Police Investigating More Sexual Assault Claims Against Harvey Weinstein

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The details of her accusation appeared in the Sunday Times , which has a paywall. Former model Ms Anthony, 54, met Weinstein in 1982. But everything changed when she met him for a drink at his rented home in Chelsea a few years later. That woman alleges the man assaulted her in London in 2010, 2011 and 2015. The cases involve two different victims. The force said officers from its Child Abuse and Sexual Offenses Command are investigating. Read More »

Pak nationals to be given visa for medical treatment: Swaraj

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On Rahul Gandhi's remarks where he said that the RSS discriminates against women and they cannot be found at the forefront of the RSS shakhas wearing shorts like the men, she said the comments did not befit a leader slated to take over as president of a leading political party. Read More »

North Korea Readies Missile Launch Ahead Of US-South Korea Drill

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The number of North Koreans fleeing the isolated country to South Korea dropped nearly 15 per cent in the first nine months of 2017, according to figures released on Sunday. The reports, from US Naval Institute News and Navy Times , said the USS O'Kane would deploy from Hawaii to join the ballistic missile defense mission in the Western Pacific. Read More »

John Kelly to Reporters: 'I'm Not Quitting, I'm Not Getting Fired'

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But that doesn't mean he's loving every minute in the West Wing pressure cooker. "I'm not quitting today", he said , smiling. "I don't think I'm being fired today, and I'm not so frustrated in this job that I'm thinking of leaving". Kelly began by saying that he is not going to be fired today, "I would just offer to you that although I read it all the time pretty consistently, I'm not quitting today". Read More »

24 passengers fall ill due to food poisoning on Tejas Express

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Passengers, who were admitted in the hospital, complained soon after having their breakfast served on the train. The passengers were headed towards Mumbai . After couple of hours, more passengers complained of similar symptoms, it said. An official from IRCTC also explained that the soup served to the passengers is a ready-to-make soup which is prepared on board the train by the catering staff. Read More »

College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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The fate of USC's latest second-half comeback was left up to a two-point conversation attempt. Darnold has thrown at least one interception each of his last seven games. Nevertheless, Utah nearly succeeded at putting an end to that losing streak on USC's turf, now having lost seven games while away at the Trojans since 1916. Read More »

Cavaliers to trade Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder to Hawks

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The Cavaliers have also created two trade exceptions with the move. The Cleveland Cavaliers trimmed their roster Saturday ahead of the upcoming National Basketball Association season, trading forward Richard Jefferson and guard Kay Felder to Atlanta while releasing center Kendrick Perkins and guard Isaac Hamilton. Read More »

NY To Join Lawsuit Over Effort To Cut Health Provision

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The administration's action will increase the premiums of more than 100,000 Washingtonians by as much as 28 percent. According to Chris Carson, president of League of Women Voters, it showed that "Trump is attempting to dismantle the American healthcare system piece by piece, in the same unsafe and under-the-table manner that the American people made clear to their Congressional leaders is unacceptable". Read More »

Austria shifts to the right, empowering nationalists

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His People's Party, like the Social Democrats have also not ruled out forming a coalition with the far-right Freedom Party. He also announced plans to cap benefits for refugees at significant below the general level, and to stop other foreigners receiving such payments unless they have lived in Austria for at least five years. Read More »

Family held hostage in Afghanistan set to undergo medical exams in Canada

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He says the kidnappers said they believed the American government would pay to prevent the baby from being born in captivity. U.S. President Donald Trump praised and thanked Pakistani leaders for rescuing the family and described the action as "a positive moment" in bilateral relations, which through the years have been periodically marred by mutual distrust and suspicion. Read More »

Karthik, Shardul in; Rahul out for New Zealand ODIs

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Shikhar Dhawan, who had sought leave for the Australia ODIs to be with his ill wife, also returned to the 15-man squad . Phillips, who appeared in one T20I against South Africa in February, smashed a brilliant 140 not out for New Zealand A while Astle looks to add an ODI appearance to his two Tests and two T20 matches for his country. Read More »

Officer wins in face-off with 9-foot snake

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As Shaw handles the snake, a co-worker videotaping is heard laughing in disbelief, cheering her on and calling her "crazy". He continues to narrate during the clip as he says: "You think he got run-over?" It shows a detective trying to get hold of the snake with a thick branch. Read More »

Truck bomb explodes on busy road in Somalia, killing 20

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Authorities believe the truck was going to target a hotel in the area. A truck loaded with explosives went off at the entrance of a hotel, according to security sources. Police expect the death toll to rise and said dozens of people were hurt. A second explosion took place later in the city's Madina district. Emergency services and ambulances arrived at the scene. Read More »

Royal Mail's High Court injunction blocks postal workers stirke

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The industrial action was due to begin at noon on 19 October. Update: 17:50: Here's a video from Royal Mail explains that it's business as usual as negotiations continue. The company is taking legal action to stop them. CWU general secretary Dave Ward said last week that the dispute was a "watershed" moment that would determine not only members' pensions , jobs and pay but also the future of the UK's postal service. Read More »

U.S. drops bombshell auto parts demands at NAFTA talks

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Meade's comments drove the peso to a almost five-month low of 18.92 against the dollar, a fall of more than 1 percent in the session. U.S. President Donald Trump says NAFTA , originally signed in 1994, has been a disaster for the United States and has frequently threatened to scrap it unless major changes are made. Read More »

Stephen Strasburg will start NLDS Game 4 for Nationals

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The game will be made up Wednesday. Chicago wasted a gutsy performance from Jake Arrieta and solid relief by Game 2 starter Jon Lester in its first home playoff loss since Game 4 of the World Series past year. Strasburg's outing Wednesday bettered his Game 1 start, when he threw 5 2/3 no-hit innings. The Cubs will stick with scheduled Game 4 starter Jake Arrieta, whom they say is healthy after nursing a sore hamstring for a month. Read More »