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Korea joint exercise in Sea of Japan gets underway

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During his trip, Trump struck a tough tone on North Korea, calling for an end to its nuclear program and saying "we hope to God we never have to use" the military strength the U.S. The presence of the three-carrier flotilla in Pacific waters is seen as a signal to North Korea that the United States will not be intimidated by Pyongyang's continued testing of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Read More »

United States sees 12% increase in Indian students in 2017

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Students from China and India made up almost half of all global students a year ago, reaching a combined 530,000. One needs to make an F1 visa application to enter the USA to attend a university or college, high school, private elementary school, seminary, conservatory, or language training programme. Read More »

Apartment floor collapses during student party in Denton

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Soon, multiple frantic calls flooded 911 saying a roof had collapsed. "A vast choice of amenities and its friendly staff create a worry-free environment that allows residents to focus on the most important thing - being a successful college student", according to the complex website. Read More »

Rainy start, but a clearer forecast this week in Baltimore

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Showers will be isolated Thursday as highs stay in the upper 60s. Highs on Saturday will be around 60 before falling into the upper 50s by next Sunday . Going through the next week, temperatures will warm a little back in to the mid 70s by the middle of the week and then another cold front will slide through Friday night. Read More »

How the Heher report differs from Zuma's free education plan

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If the loan is not repaid within a specified number of years the balance can be written off. The commission also recommended that registration and application fees at universities and colleges be "scrapped across the board". South Africa's varsities in late 2015 and early 2016 were rocked with violent protests, with students demanding free education at the nation's higher education facilities. Read More »

Shocking 'don't block my drive' note left on ambulance

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West Midlands Ambulance staff were shocked after the slip was left under their windscreen wiper while they cared for a patient suffering major internal bleeding. "Some people are so selfish and don't think about the reason as to why a crew would have to do that", another added. "(Yes I'm being polite!)". "Sometimes it's actually, we're in the middle of cardiac arrest in someone's house, for example, and people will, not even neighbors, just random people will walk in and say, 'can you move ... Read More »

Xi calls on Seoul to resume North Korea talks

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The defector was taken to hospital after being shot by another North Korean soldier, the South's military said. It was not immediately known how serious the soldier's injuries were or why he made a decision to defect. The soldier is reported to have left his North Korean guard post in front of Panmungak, on the border inside the demilitarized zone, and proceeded to move towards Freedom House on the South Korean side. Read More »

MeT predicts heavy rain in Chennai, schools shut today

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He went on the tour to study the latest flood mitigation techniques to import solutions for the flood-prone Tamil Nadu . Palaniswamy said that his government has asked for relief fund from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to curb the issue of water logging caused due to heavy rainfall in Chennai . Read More »

Trump willing to help mediate between claimants of South China Sea

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Duterte said earlier in the week that he planned to ask China to make clear its intentions in the South China Sea. Trump acknowledged that China's position on the South China Sea was a problem. China, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei all have competing claims to various island chains in the South China Sea. Ahead of the annual summit of the ASEAN, an influential grouping of 10 South East Asian countries, a number of diplomats said the thorny issue of China's aggressive ... Read More »

Soldier shot by North Korean guards while defecting to the South

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Trump has repeatedly railed against the North as he urges the region to take a united front against the threat posed by the isolated nation, which has sparked global alarm with nuclear and missile tests in recent months. It will also involve 11 U.S. Aegis ships and seven South Korean vessels, including two Aegis ships. "But our military is keeping a full readiness posture against the possibility of North Korea's provocations", a military official said in a briefing. Read More »

The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump

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The President admitted that he would welcome any United States support to combat the drug menace but would ask Trump to "lay off" if he raises the issue of human rights. "The President uses colorful language when with Pinoys overseas", using another word for Filipinos. After attending the APEC summit here, Trump is scheduled to visit the Philippines this weekend to attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and related meetings. Read More »

Fraser Anning Reckons Pauline Hanson Booted Him From One Nation

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Senator Hanson was then asked a follow-up question on how she felt about her candidate's business posting the inappropriate reference to domestic violence and whether she thought it appropriate one of her candidates owned such a business, but reiterated her need to see the content for herself. Read More »

Snake-like shark from dinosaur era might scare you out of sea

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Researchers from the Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere were working on a project to "minimise unwanted catches in commercial fishing" when they stumbled upon this shark. The reason people are not much aware about this weird creature is because of its rare contact with human as it lives deep down the oceans, off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand and Australia. Read More »

Kelley arrested on suspicion of DWI

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Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema said in a statement released by the school he was informed of the incident. According to the arrest report from police, the redshirt freshman was pulled over Sunday morning near Wedington and Steamboat Drive after Kelley's vehicle struck the curb going westbound on Wedington. Read More »

Ajay Devgn's Golmaal Again crosses the Rs 200 crore mark

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After Varun Dhawan's Judwaa 2, Golmaal 4 is the only Bollywood film to have crossed the Rs 200 crore club and might be able to touch the prestigious Rs 300 crore mark this year. Bollywood mass director Rohit Shetty's films may not be of much substance, but its inane comedy and hilarious moments often make them hits at box offices. Read More »

Livery Cab Driver Crashes, Dies After Being Hit With Hockey Stick

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Investigators believe it happened after an argument outside Chelsea Piers late Saturday night. Police are still looking for the man who beat the driver with the hockey stick, who is described as an Asian man in his 30s, police said. The federation has asked the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission to launch an investigation to see how it can prevent similar situations in the future, Mateo said. Read More »

NGT rebukes Delhi Govt for not filing review petition on Odd-Even

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PM2.5 and PM10 levels have also come down. Delhi meanwhile continued to wrest with toxic air on Monday as the level of pollutants were in the severe category for the seventh successive day. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that Delhi's present public transport system can not bear the enormous load of additional commuters if exemption to two-wheelers and women was not granted. Read More »

Idea Cellular reports Q2 net loss at Rs1,107 crore

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Idea, controlled by billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla, reported its fourth straight quarterly net loss Monday amid intensifying competition after Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. "Both Vodafone India and Idea as customers, and ATC TIPL as a mobile network infrastructure provider, have agreed to treat each other as long-term preferred partners, subject to existing arrangements". Read More »

Costa Rica rocked by 6.5M quake

Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS has recorded the epicenter almost 44 miles (71 km) southwest of San Jose at an approximate depth of 6.2 miles (10 km). Tweeting about the incident, Costra Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís said that a tsunami warning has not been issued. "When we were trying to get out of the house it started to shake again very strongly", she said. Read More »

Trump tweets he would never call NK leader Kim 'short and fat'

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In September Kim described Trump as a "mentally deranged US dotard " whom he would tame with fire. Trump spoke with the Russian leader this week in Vietnam during a joint summit with other Asia-Pacific countries. "There (sic) always playing politics - bad for our country". "President Xi of China has stated that he is upping the sanctions against #NoKo ". When he raised concerns over China's increasing military capability in the South China Sea, Mr Duterte said Mr Xi replied, "No, it's ... Read More »

2 men stabbed at Mall of America, suspect arrested

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The Star Tribune reports the suspect was wounded in the melee, that left one of the victims with numerous stab wounds. Police said their injuries were non life-threatening. Twitter users reported a frightening scene. Police said the crime started at 6:44 p.m. and they were there within two minutes. She described the incident as "the scariest thing ever", and said the only thing she could think was "I have to stay alive". Read More »

Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles

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In an interview with the Time magazine, published on Thursday, Macron also said, "We should negotiate a new series of criteria and a new treaty with Iran to stop their ballistic activities in the region". "UN reports on exacerbating humanitarian crisis in Yemen should not be ignored", said Mr. Qassemi expressing deep regret at how the westerners have undertaken a meaningful silence over Saudi crimes in Yemen, incessant bombarding of civilian centers and venues, and the ruthless murder of ... Read More »

Roughriders storm past Redblacks in Eastern semifinal

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The Grey Cup championship is set for November 26. As for Glenn, he went 18 of 28 for 252 yards with one touchdown while running for another. But on the first play from scrimmage after the kick, Marcus Thigpen turned on the jets, scoring a 75 yard touchdown run. Read More »

PM Modi arrives in Philippines today for ASEAN Summit

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the India-Asean dialogue partnership and the golden jubilee of the formation of the Asean. More recently, United States president Donald Trump referred to the term several times when he spoke to a group of business representatives from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) grouping in Na Dang in Vietnam on Friday. Read More »

NCP rejects demand for resignation of nominee in LDF govt

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Chandy is in the line of fire over the alleged encroachment of land and backwaters for building supplementary amenities for a resort he owns in Alappuzha district. A number of senior leaders were tight-lipped about the outcome of today's meeting. Shortly before the meeting, state NCP leaders, including TP Peethambaran Master, AK Saseendran and Mr Chandy, met here reportedly to discuss the stand to be taken at the LDF meet. Read More »

After Pehlu Khan, Cow vigilantes gun down another man in Alwar

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Ummar Khan's body was found on the railway tracks on Friday evening. As many of 97% of these attacks were reported after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government came to power in May 2014, and about half the cow-related violence - 32 of 63 cases - were from states governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party when the attacks were reported, revealed their analysis of violence recorded until June 25, 2017. Read More »

Rudy Gobert thinks play he got injured with Dion Waiters was dirty

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Gobert called it a "dirty play" after the game , according to the Deseret News. Losing Gobert, Utah's best defensive player, will be crippling for the Jazz. "I've never been a dirty player in my life". Gobert is averaging 13.9 points per game, 10.5 rebounds and and 2.5 blocks. Tell him to get out of his feelings. Read More »

US, South Korea begin joint naval exercise to warn Kim Jong Un

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The Aegis technology refers to missile tracking and guidance. The Moon-Tran meeting, the first of its kind, was held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) summit. The North, which this year carried out its sixth nuclear test , generating by far the largest yield to date, has fired dozens of missiles in recent months - all in defiance of multiple United Nations sanctions. Read More »

Cuomo Signs Bill To Allow Medical Marijuana For PTSD

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This dedication serves as just one way to remember the fearless Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who have been held captive or never returned home from war. "We owe a debt of gratitude to our veterans for their service and sacrifice". Also on Saturday, Cuomo said a new series of license plates will become available to veterans. Read More »

Ardern planning 'substantive' Manus talks

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Herald political editor Audrey Young said she's riding a fine line. New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull today took part in an Armstice Day event in Danang, Vietnam, where they are both attending the Apec summit. Read More »

Trump offers to 'mediate' on South China Sea disputes

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President Donald Trump on Sunday offered to mediate in the South China Sea disputes, while his Chinese counterpart played down concerns over Beijing's military buildup and the prospects of war in the contested waters. The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have their own claims in the waterway that overlap with China's. The ministry had been condemning Trump's visit to South Korea, accusing the USA president of "reckless remarks" and warmongering on his trip to the peninsula. Read More »

60000 nationalists take to the streets for Poland's independence day celebrations

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Independence day is taken seriously in Poland, which was wiped off the map for over 120 years prior to 1918. The organizers of the public display of xenophobic and far-right views include the National-Radical Camp, the National Movement and the All Polish Youth, radical organizations that trace their roots to anti-Semitic groups active before World War II. Read More »

Israel rattled as 7.2-magnitude natural disaster strikes northeast Iraq

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The epicenter was also 64 miles southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah, near the Iranian border. An quake with a magnitude of 7.3 has struck Iraq about 200km northeast of the capital Baghdad, the US Geological Survey says. Eight villages were damaged ... Iranian state media said it was felt in several provinces, with eight villages damaged and electricity cut. This is breaking news and more details will be provided as they arrive. Read More »

British govt accused of hurting case of woman jailed in Iran

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Mr Gove was then told her husband's explanation for Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe's visit. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's family and employer say she was on holiday visiting family when she was arrested with her daughter at an airport in Tehran. Gove told the BBC's Andrew Marr he "didn't know" why the woman was in Iran, but that he would "take her husband's assurance" that she was on holiday in the Islamic Republic. Read More »

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in New York City

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The stately spruce's 243-mile journey to Rockefeller Center stardom began seven years ago when Erik Pauze, the famed building's head gardener, spotted the tree. There it will be decorated with more than 50,000 lights and topped with a Swarovski star. It will be officially lit on November 29th and stay on display until January 7th. Read More »

Spirited Nepal stuns India in U-19 Asia Cup

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For Nepal , captain Dipendra Singh, who had hit 88 while batting, was the most successful bowler with figures of 4/39. Had they played out their 50 overs, they should have ideally won. Though India skipper Himanshu Rana tried his best to bring things India's way with his knock of 46, it was not enough. Shahab Alam on the other hand had figures of two for 11. Read More »

Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Krishna river, 11 killed

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Locals and rescue workers rescued 15 people. "Many of the tourists got trapped under the overturned boat and died of suffocation", said one of them. The incident occurred when the boat set off for Pavitra Sangamam at Ferry village near Vijayawada from Bhavani Island, the police said. Read More »

Fowler lurking as Rodgers leads in Mexico

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But Moore's Ryder Cup team-mate Patrick Reed was a high-profile casualty as he missed the halfway cut by a single shot after he bogeyed three of the last four holes to return a disappointing 70. It is Fowler's first start in a PGA Tour event since the Tour Championship so it has been an encouraging restart. Taylor had five birdies and an eagle in his bogey-free round to grab sole possession of second place. Read More »

Man killed, 4 injured in shooting at Fayetteville adult club

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Talati, who owned a motel that also housed an adult strip club - Diamondz Gentlemen's Club - was killed in a shootout after an altercation between the club's security guards and a patron, who was thrown out. The victims were transported to the hospital, where one died. He said Dewitt appeared to have gone to his vehicle, got a gun, went back inside the club and started shooting. Read More »

Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke, Cook earn senior England calls

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Gunn played for England's Under-21s when they beat Ukraine 2-0 on Friday. The call comes after a host of the original squad members were forced to withdraw through respective injuries, with boss Southgate wanting to put an empathises on giving the younger players an opportunity and showing that there really is a pathway there. Read More »

Eight-year-old Perth girl dies after drag race crash

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Anita Board was competing in the junior dragster category during an event at Perth Motorplex, in Kwinana, about 12.20pm yesterday (local time). The impact was so great she had to be revived at the crash scene by paramedics who were on duty at the event. Read More »

State struggles, ultimately falls to West Virginia

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The teams then jostled back and forth in a scoreless third quarter to set-up the final 15 minutes. That set-up a deciding fourth down, and West Virginia went to Gary Jennings for a huge first down catch that essentially sealed a second straight win over Kansas State and sent the No. Read More »

Sen. Daines withdraws endorsement of Alabama's Roy Moore

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If did, you know, I'm not going to dispute anything, but I don't remember anything like that." Two senators withdrew their endorsement of Moore and the National Republican Senatorial Committee withdrew from a fundraising agreement with Moore's campaign. Read More »

Several children injured in stairwell collapse in Barrio Logan

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Two women, ages 72 and 46, and the other seventeen children were treated for minor injuries at Rady Children's Hospital, Scripps Mercy, Sharp and UC San Diego Medical Center, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief Steve Wright. The couple had headed back home to Chula Vista when one of their children called and said there had been an accident. Zachary Smith, who was standing on a platform above the stairwell, which was often used as a "viewing area" said that he fell on top of a ... Read More »

United Kingdom pauses to remember war dead in Armistice Day ceremonies

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A bugler will sound the last post and wreaths and crosses will be laid. Refreshments will follow at the Royal British Legion Club. The Mayor will then take the salute on the march past. Wreath laying at the park at 12.30pm. A bus will be available from Darwen Bus Station at 10.10am for depart at 10.20am. Looe Royal British Legion short service and two minutes' silence at Looe War Memorial, 10.45am. Read More »

Congress leads in MP by-election

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The seat, a Congress bastion, had fallen vacant after the death of its sitting legislator Prem Singh after a prolonged illness in May. The voting was held on Nov 9, which witnessed 65 per cent voters turnout. However, BJP and Congress were under the spotlight. The by-election in Chitrakoot was a crucial one for both BJP and Congress before assembly election which is slated for November 2018. Read More »

Kerala: RSS worker stabbed to death, BJP alleges CPI(M) behind attack

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Anand was riding his bike when a group rammed their vehicle into it, causing him to fall. Reportedly, Anandan was an accused in the killing of a CPI (M) activist Mohammad Kasim. BJP leaders have immediately condemned the incident, calling it an instance of political killing at the behest of the ruling CPI (M). The political killings involving the CPM and the BJP-RSS workers have dominated political discourse in the state since the CPM-led Left Democratic Front government assumed office in ... Read More »

Clouds And A Few Showers Through Sunday

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Thanks to the extra clouds we are looking at highs warming only into the lower 60s across the Mid-South on Sunday. We're tracking a cold front sweeping through the Midwest today. The rest of the upcoming work and school week looks fairly uneventful weather-wise, both in terms of temperatures and storm chances. Daytime temperatures rise to a high of minus 3C. Read More »