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Kim Jong-Un sends terse congratulatory message to China's Xi Jinping

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China's ruling Communist Party this week formally lifted Xi's status to China's most powerful ruler in decades by writing his name and dogma into the party's constitution alongside the party founders. "It would be wonderful if we could speak to China and Russian Federation, because China is helping us, and maybe Russian Federation is going through the other way and hurting what we're getting", he said. Read More »

Facebook to Disclose More on Political Ads, Similar to TV Rules

Facebook Inc . has turned to Canada to test new features that will show how advertisers are targeting their messages on the social media platform - and will introduce more controls on political advertising. The feature will begin testing in Canada next month and rolled out more widely moving forward, ahead of the United States midterm elections this November. Read More »

Six men charged for belonging to National Action

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Lythgoe is also charged with encouragement to commit murder by giving permission to the 22-year-old to murder Rosie Cooper. In a statement, Cooper, the MP for West Lancashire, said: "I would like to thank everyone involved in this case, especially the counterterrorism police for keeping me, my staff and the public safe". Read More »

Blue Whale game: Supreme Court orders broadcasters to create awareness programme

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The government told the court that a group of experts are examining the Blue Whale problem and are expected to come up with a way of tackling it. Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra reportedly said that "lonely and frustrated" children were trapped by games like Blue Whale, and that the visuals on the hazards of the game "will have an impact on the parents and children". Read More »

Republican budget squeaks through House

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Linda Sánchez (Cailf.), vice chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said Thursday after the House passed the budget bill by a slim 216-212 margin. It remains to be seen which plan will win the day when a tax bill is finally unveiled. On Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had warned California's Republican delegation that they would be hurting their own state if they voted for the budget. Read More »

Sonia Gandhi admitted to Delhi hospital for upset stomach

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D S Rana, Chairman (Board of Management) of the Ganga Ram Hospital said that Gandhi, 70, is under observation. Congress president Sonia Gandhi had to cut-short her Himachal trip on Friday due to health concerns. She was flown into the national capital in an air ambulance from Shimla, where she had gone on Thursday on a personal visit after nearly a year. The 71-year-old was brought back from via air from Shimla, where she was reportedly on her vacation. Read More »

Father of missing Texas toddler now says she choked on milk

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Investigators are awaiting confirmation that the body of a young child found Sunday morning in a culvert about a half-mile from the home is that of the missing girl. After almost two weeks of searching by police using drones, her body was found on Sunday in a ditch near their house in the city near Dallas. Mathews told police the girl had been malnourished when she was adopted and needed to eat whenever she was awake to help her gain weight. Read More »

Trump says billionaire calling for his impeachment is 'wacky & totally unhinged'

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President Donald Trump blasted Tom Steyer on Friday as "wacky" and "totally unhinged", presumably after seeing the left-wing billionaire's ad on "Fox and Friends" calling for his impeachment. Trump's claim that Steyer "never wins elections" isn't totally unfounded. Steyer spent over $90 million on the 2016 presidential race and a number of other Democratic campaigns and initiatives past year. Read More »

Scrutiny intensifies of Whitefish company's $300M Puerto Rico contract

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Sens. Maria Cantwell of Washington State and Ron Wyden of OR wrote a letter to the GAO that urged them to look into the use of public money to reimburse Whitefish Energy for their work in Puerto Rico. But even on Friday, the accusations continued. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority awarded the contract to tiny Whitefish Energy Holdings to restore transmission and distribution lines damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Maria. Read More »

This free San Pedro street party celebrates the Day of the Dead

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The University of Oklahoma Hispanic American Student Association hosts the annual event to mark the Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos . Oktoberfest and Car Show by the Bay: This event will take place on Sunday, Oct. "The Day of the Dead has very loving feelings, and is an opportunity to bring back loved ones in spirit". "You are celebrating the lives of the people who have passed on, like your grandmother or something", Avila-Gray said. Read More »

Forget Jeremy Meeks, there's another HOT felon you need to know about!

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Ponce is now languishing in Fresno County Jail on $100,000 bail. Fresno police posted her photo to Facebook .It's been shared close to 4 thousand times, received dozens of comments and more than 2,000 likes and reactions. Her neck is heavily tattooed showing the words "love is pain" and below that "pain is pleasure". Ponce received the attention of several commenters. Read More »

Look for the teal pumpkins

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Those treats can be off limits to children with food allergies. Teal Pumpkin Project is geared toward making Halloween less trick and more treat for children with food allergies. First, some non-food items still contain food allergens, such as some brands of moldable clay, which may contain wheat. Make sure your child eats before trick-or-treating so they aren't hungry and tempted to eat candy before you have a chance to look it over. Read More »

Garcia stays alive at WTA Finals by beating Wozniacki

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Caroline Wozniacki rolled past top-ranked Simona Halep 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals in Singapore on Wednesday, moving to 2-0 in the round-robin tournament. "I went for it on the good shots", Garcia said. An emotional Garcia went back to her chair and started crying but regathered herself to eventually pull out a victory. Read More »

Court hears appeal bid from coffin assault duo

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The two were found guilty on six of the seven charges on August 25; with charges including attempted murder as well as assault of another farmworker, Dalton Sithole. Earlier in the week, the state prosecutor argued the duo only expressed regret for their actions because they face prison time. Oosthuizen was handed 11 years for his role as an accessory to the crime whiles Jackson bagged 14 years as the main culprit. Read More »

WannaCry ransomware attack on NHS was easily preventable

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Overall, 81 NHS organisations were affected by the WannaCry attack and the United Kingdom department of health was unable to cost the impact of the incident, meaning the full extent of the ransomware attack may never be discovered. For example, the Secretary of State for Health asked the National Data Guardian and the Care Quality Commission to undertake reviews of data security, with reports published in July 2016 that warned the Department of Health that cyber attacks could lead to ... Read More »

How powerful is the Philippine passport? Not much, says study

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The Indian passport continues to fare poorly in the global power rankings with it occupying the 75th position, only three indices higher than its position a year ago. Singapore moved up a spot from early this year after Paraguay removed visa restrictions for the country. "Visa-free global mobility has become an important factor in today's world", shared Armand Arton founder and president of Arton Capital at the recently held Global Citizen Forum in Montenegro. Read More »

Chhattisgarh: Police arrest journo Vinod Verma for extortion

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Verma who is a freelance journalist, has worked with the BBC and was also the Digital Editor at Amar Ujala .in the web portal of the Hindi daily. Later, Verma will be produced before a court in New Delhi to seek transit remand to bring him to the state capital, a police spokesman said in Raipur. Read More »

Father physically abusing, can get killed anytime

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Hadiya is now under the protective custody of her parents as per the High Court's directions. The Kerala High Court had annulled her marriage to Shafin Jahan, 27, in May this year while ordering her to return to live with her parents in Kottayam . Read More »

Iraqi Government Launches Military Operations to Retake ISIL's Bastions in Anbar

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The Islamic State's control has been reduced to approximately 3 percent of Iraq as the Iraqi Security Forces mount their final offensive on the terror group inside the country. Al-Qaim and Rawa are the last patch of Iraqi territory still in the hands of Daesh. The terror group has had a poor showing in battles since the loss of Mosul in late May with stunning victories from US backed forces in Iraq and Syria. Read More »

NY woman missing since 1975 found alive in nursing home

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During the interview, they confirmed that Harris and the missing Flora Stevens are the same person. "One of the things we talk about for late stage care is to find alternative ways to connect with them", said Beth Kallmyer, vice president of constituent services at the Alzheimer's Association. Read More »

High Court Delivers Verdict On Dual Citizenship Saga

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Matt Canavan and Nick Xenophon have been ruled eligible to keep their seats. The High Court disqualified Joyce from sitting in parliament because of his dual New Zealand citizenship. The court ordered that a by-election must be held for Joyce's electorate. Australia's constitution states that members of parliament can not be "a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or citizen of a foreign power". Read More »

10-Year-Old Boy Leads Cops On High Speed Chase In Ohio

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Police began giving chase with the boy hitting speeds of 154km/h. Troopers pulled the boy out of the vehicle through the window. Police said he took the vehicle because he was bored. The child was taken to the hospital as a precaution but did not suffer any injuries. The case has been referred to the Erie County Prosecutor's Office for possible charges. Read More »

Iraqi forces launch offensive on last ISIS stronghold in country

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The offensive is in the al-Qaim district in the Middle Euphrates River Valley on the border with Syria. "They will all return to the arms of the motherland thanks to the determination and endurance of our fighting heroes", he said. Al-Qaim and Rawa are the last patch of Iraqi territory still in the hands of Daesh. The towns are also symbolically important because they made up IS's self-styled, cross-border "Euphrates Province", which was a symbol of the group's intention to eradicate all ... Read More »

Trump delays release of some 'sensitive' Kennedy assassination files

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Trump was permitted to block the release of certain documents if he finds "an identifiable harm to the military defense, intelligence operations, law enforcement or conduct of foreign relations" and if "the identifiable harm is of such gravity that it outweighs the public interest in disclosure", according to the President John F. Read More »

Dozens killed in fireworks factory blaze

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Regional police spokesman Argo Yuwono said 103 workers were believed to be in the building at the time of the blast and that 10 remained unaccounted for, according to CNN Indonesia, a CNN affiliate. Some relatives of victims have already begun demanding action from the company. "Don't neglect her - the insurance, the treatment, they must pay for everything", she told Metro TV through tears. Read More »

Iran ready to contribute to Iraq's restoration

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He is also in a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani. "The fight against terrorism and separatist goals. must be monitored and Tehran wants to contribute to reinforcing the Iraqi central government", Rowhani added, according to the presidency's website. Read More »

Revanth stripped of all TDP posts, just short of sack

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Revanth Reddy from the posts of TS TD working president and Leader of Legislature Party. Chevella MLA Kale Yadaiah, MLC Patnam Narender Reddy and Kodangal former MLA Gurunadha Reddy played key role in facilitating the TDP and Congress leaders join the TRS. Read More »

Pope calls space, takes small step for Vatican-Russian ties

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In a live streamed video call into the heavens Thursday , Pope Francis connected with astronauts aboard the International Space Agency and jumped right into the big question: What is our place in the universe? Nespoli indicated that while he remains perplexed at humankind's role, he feels their main objective is enriching the knowledge around us. Read More »

United Nations report finds Syrian regime responsible for sarin attack

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Horrifying images and videos emerged after the incident showing civilians, including children, struggling to breathe with foam coming from their mouths. On Tuesday, Russia cast a veto preventing the renewal of the mandate of JIM which is due to expire in mid-November. "This behavior can only undermine the global consensus against the use of chemical weapons", he said. Read More »

Navy rescues mariners, dogs stranded in Pacific Ocean for 5 months

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The sailors had initially set sail with their two puppies from Hawaii to Tahiti this spring. Two Hawaiian sailors and their two canines were protected Wednesday after their sailboat strayed well off kilter amid an excursion to Tahiti and they were stranded in the Pacific Ocean for a while, the U.S. Read More »

Trump brags about his Ivy League education

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Mr Trump's comments were in response to a question about whether he should behave more civilly. "Even though it's amusing, because he's so insecure that he has to tell people he went to an Ivy League college and he's a very intelligent man". Read More »

Reddit is removing Nazi and alt-right groups

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Right now, the bans seem to be targeting the most extreme subreddits. "Communities focused on this content and users who post such content will be banned from the site". Neither of the recently banned groups were particularly popular, however, with a lot of them boasting no more than a few thousand subscribers as of earlier this month, according to the Reddit Metrics website. Read More »

Lawmakers expand gaming to fund state budget

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Combined, those two industries receive approximately $250 million a year in breeding and purse subsidies from the existing casinos, an amount that could be threatened if gambling dollars migrate to new locations or the online sites. Pennsylvania casinos will have first crack at the 12 licenses in each category. Online lottery sales would be authorized and special tablet gambling areas would be authorized at certain airports in the state. Read More »

Power Companies Helping Puerto Rico Get Praise And Criticism

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Cuomo criticized the federal response as well as comments from President Donald Trump, saying rebuilding Puerto Rico will take years and billions of dollars of federal funding. Zinke. Andy Techmanski the CEO of the company who is in Puerto Rico right now told MTN News in an interview in late-September that they were offered the contract without being paid upfront and were putting their faith in the mission. Read More »

Andrus Nominated For Gold Glove Award

For the third straight season, Crawford is a favorite to win the Rawlings' Gold Glove Award, as the Giants' shortstop was named one of five finalists on Thursday morning. Gordon and Perez each have won the award four times, while Hosmer won three in a row from 2013 to 2015. Eric Hosmer of Kansas City, Carlos Santana of Cleveland and Mitch Moreland of Boston were the finalists at first base, leaving Joe Mauer of the Twins on the outside. Read More »

False alarm led to closure of busy Toronto street: Cops

An officer on a loud speaker was at one point heard saying, "We have the building surrounded". We have the building surrounded, you will not get hurt. Police respond to reports a person was armed with a firearm inside a restaurant on King Street West at Peter Street, Oct. 26, 2017. A heavy police presence remains in the area, including members of the Emergency Task Force. Read More »

$300 million Puerto Rico power deal now under government review

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In a viral Instagram post , Musk explained, "Hospital del Niño (Children's Hospital) is the first of many solar+battery Tesla projects going live in Puerto Rico". A no-bid contract. A contract not authorized by the Army Corps of Engineers. The contract raised questions given the small size of the company as well as reports that the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority signed the deal with Whitefish Energy without a competitive bidding process. Read More »

Trump to declare opioid crisis 'public health emergency'

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Earlier this year, despite then-Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price saying it wasn't needed, the commission recommended Trump declare a national emergency. "Once done so, the lives of our sons and daughters depend on action being taken immediately to ensure that medication assisted treatment is readily available for every single American with an opioid use disorder". Read More »

Decaying infant found dead in swing; parents charged with murder

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He told dispatchers that his girl friend, Harris, had fed their baby 2 hours before, but now the baby was dead. Koehn also said Harris had checked on the baby sometime between 11 and 11:30 a.m. Harris, pictured, and Koehn, 28, were arrested on charges of child endangerment and first-degree murder in the death of their son, Sterling Daniel Koehn. Read More »

Undocumented 10-yr-old With Cerebral Palsy Detained By ICE

All I wanted was for her to get the surgery that she needed", Delacruz said. After the hospital released Rosamaria, she was taken into custody and transferred to a San Antonio shelter for kids for three weeks, her family's Los Angeles-based attorney Alex Galvez told BuzzFeed News . Read More »

New Video of Person of Interest in Seminole Heights Murder Investigation

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At a press conference on Thursday, Tampa Police Interim Police Chief Brian Dugan plans to show the video and point out the details that detectives are focusing on. Two days elapsed before Hoffa's remains turned up in a vacant lot located at New Orleans Avenue East. Over the past few weeks, Tampa Electric Co. and public works teams have been cutting foliage, boarding up vacant buildings and replaced burnt-out street lights in the area, the mayor said. Read More »

Mother Of Las Vegas Shooting Victim Dies After Funeral

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The very next day, Stiles had a heart attack on the escalator of a local casino. The mother of a Las Vegas mass shooting victim died suddenly two days after her son's funeral . Stiles' family believes she died of a broken heart. "We came to bury my nephew and then the next thing we know, I have to bury my sister". "She didn't even talk to me [about how she was feeling], and I'm her brother", he said. Read More »

North Korea: Take 'Literally' Our Threat to Test Hydrogen Bomb Above Ground

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Their possible summit is widely expected to be a chance to settle a yearlong feud over the deployment of the United States missile shield, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, in South Korea and Beijing's subsequent economic retaliations. In a new interview with Fox Business Network's Lou Dobbs that aired Wednesday night, Trump talked about his upcoming trip to China, saying he thinks it will be a "historic and positive" experience. Read More »

2nd woman accuses George HW Bush of grabbing her backside

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NY actress Jordana Grolnick told Deadspin Wednesday about a more recent alleged incident involving the former president. "To try to put people at ease, the president routinely tells the same joke - and on occasion, he has patted women's rears in what he meant to be a good-natured manner", the statement read. Read More »

No role for Assad in Syria's future: Tillerson

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Tillerson, who is now in Geneva, made the remarks after he met with UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura. Following his meeting with de Mistura, Tillerson made clear that the US continues to support the stalled Geneva Process of talks between the government and opposition groups. Read More »