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Top Iraq court rules Kurdish referendum unconstitutional

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A statement said the Supreme Court "rendered a decision declaring unconstitutional the referendum held on September 25, 2017 in Iraqi Kurdistan. and cancelling all the consequences and results". In Baghdad , Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailed the court decision, saying his government "rejected this referendum and refused to have anything to do with it". Read More »

Mizzou's Michael Porter Jr. Likely To Miss The Remainder Of The Season

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The school said Tuesday that he will undergo surgery in Dallas, and his expected recovery time is three to four months. It was characterized as a hip injury when he missed last game and went to see a specialist. "I'm excited to get after it in Orlando". Missouri will likely finish the season without the younger Porter after it was announced Tuesday afternoon the No. Read More »

Trump all but endorses Roy Moore

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Moore, 70, has denied any wrongdoing. "We don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat, Jones", Trump said when asked if he was ready to talk about Moore (referring to Moore's opponent Doug Jones). society. Trump broke with national Republicans, who have unendorsed Moore and called for him to step aside . Trump, repeatedly pressed on the accusations against Moore, said he took the GOP candidate at his word, when it came to his denials of the accusations. Read More »

Suspect accused of fatally shooting Pennsylvania police officer captured

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According to Pennsylvania State Police, 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt is now in police custody. - 8:30 a.m.: Authorities release court documents related to the arrest of Holt and several members of his family that document how police were tracking Holt as he traveled from Duquesne to his mother's house in the Hazelwood section of Pittsburgh. Read More »

Bihar BJP chief's comment draws Opposition wrath

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Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai has sparked off a row by saying that the fingers and hands of those who dare to raise their voice against PM Modi must be chopped off. "He destroyed corruption, poverty, black money.What I said is a proverb.I mean that there is no space for such forces in the country", he said today, shrugging off demands for an apology. Read More »

State patrol warns holiday travelers to observe traffic laws

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In addition to the traffic crash investigations previous year, troopers issued 10,652 citations and 15,207 warnings. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding Ohioans to buckle up, never drive impaired and always follow traffic laws. We hope you take every precaution to have a safe trip, as the National Safety Council estimates more than 400 people may lose their lives and another 48,500 may be seriously injured in auto crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period. Read More »

Foot Croc Spotted Sunbathing on Florida Beach

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Hollywood Mayor Josh Levy got in on the action too, accompanying police on a dune buggy as they tracked the crocodile along the beach. Police say that, while they were waiting for Florida Fish and Wildlife to arrive, the crocodile chose to move on and walked slowly back into the water. Read More »

The Eagles & Jimmy Buffet to play Coors Field

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However, several dates on the first leg of the tour will boast some tantalizing opening acts - Chris Stapleton , James Taylor and his All-Star Band and Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band . The rediscovered songs, Buffett said in his liner note essay, "were literally buried in a closet in a recording studio in Nashville for decades". Tickets for the show will cost $69.50-$500 and go on sale 10 a.m. Read More »

Laughlin pilot dies in T-38 crash in Texas

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A NASA T-38 Trainer aircraft takes off from Edwards Air Force Base on August 19, 2005 in California. "We're a close-knit family and when a tragedy like this occurs, every member of the USA armed forces feels it", said Col. Air Force. "Our people take top priority, and we are committed to ensuring their safety and security", the statement reported. The names of the pilots are being withheld for next of kin notification. Read More »

Sgt La David Johnson: 'Additional remains' found in Niger

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US military investigators found more remains of the Army soldier killed in Niger, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. His body was not recovered until two days later. The soldiers are in the country to train local forces. The four US service members killed in action were part of a 12-man team from the Army 3rd Special Forces Group that joined a patrol with 30 Nigerien troops. Read More »

Paul Ryan: Sexual Harassment Claims Against John Conyers Are 'Extremely Troubling'

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Conyers, 88, is the longest-serving member of Congress and the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. BuzzFeed posted the documents online. Another former employee recalled a similar incident, in which Conyers asked her to "just cuddle up with me and caress me before you go" after she refused his request to stay with him overnight after traveling to a fundraising event. Read More »

Microsoft's Skype Gets Pulled from Apple China App Store

Skype is now absent from several app stores in China, namely Apple's, making it the latest victim of the nation's harsh internet censorship efforts known as the Great Firewall . WhatsApp has had its encrypted service periodically blocked in China while the website of its owner Facebook Inc. isn't accessible in the country. While Google's official Play Store doesn't operate in China, other third-party Android app services have also removed Skype. Read More »

PH talent ranking jumps 10 places, strongest in 5 years

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Among the top ten were Austria, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Sweden and Luxembourg. At a media roundtable attended by Human Resources yesterday (20 November), it was revealed that Hong Kong and Singapore led the way this year in Asia drawing members of the global skilled workforce to the region - with Hong Kong ranking 12th and Singapore 13th on the index . Read More »

Supreme Court refuses to stay Padmavati again

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Taking note of submissions of senior counsel Harish Salve, appearing for the producer and director of the film that the petition contained averments, which are objectionable, the bench ordered these portions to be struck off from the petition. Read More »

Alternative Route Approved for Keystone XL Pipeline, Some Landowners Still Upset

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He said it's hard to say what exactly the impact may be of the alternative route, but that it doesn't seem likely to be a game-changer for the project. Analysts are split over the economics of Keystone XL. "Nebraskans are counting on that", Johnson wrote. The approved route is TransCanada's third choice, after the Obama Administration shot down a plan to run the pipeline in a straight line from Hardisty, Alberta to Steele City, Nebraska. Read More »

Zimbabwe lawmakers begin historic debate on Mugabe impeachment

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Mr Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party has also threatened to begin impeachment proceedings against him after sacking him as its leader on Sunday. Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change, said between the sessions that his party supports impeaching the president. Read More »

Amsterdam wins right to host EMA after 'penalty shootout' vote

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A decision on the future location of two key European agencies will be made on Monday through a complex voting process. The new site must: assure members the agencies can be established and working by the time the United Kingdom leaves the European Union; be conveniently located; have good education facilities for the children of agency staff; have a good labour market, social security and medical services for the families of agency staff; ensure business continuity. Read More »

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if United States closes PLO mission

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The Palestinians, publicly supportive of the US effort, are nonetheless skeptical because Trump's close ties to Israel suggest whatever deal he proposes might be unfavorable to them. Malki added that if the USA wanted to review the decision to shut the office in DC, it would also have to review all the laws passed by Congress that treat the PLO as a terrorist organization and "disrespect relations between the two countries". Read More »

Triple Talaq ban: Centre likely to introduce bill in Winter Session

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This could be because of lack of knowledge among Muslim husbands of the the apex court decision. This comes in the backdrop of the Supreme Court judgment of August 22 that set aside the practice of talaq-e-biddat among Muslim husbands. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) had contended that on matters of religious practice, such as Talaq-e-biddat, it is for the legislature to make law. Read More »

Russia Confirms High Levels Of Radioactive Ruthenium Isotope In The Urals

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Alarmingly high radiation levels nearly 1,000 times above normal levels have been detected in the Ural mountains, according to Russia's meteorological service. "An emergency discharge of ruthenium could be connected with the process of nuclear waste vitrification", the Russian arm of the NGO said. The Argayash station is about 30 kilometers from the Mayak nuclear facility, which in 1957 was the site of one of the worst nuclear accidents in history. Read More »

Ryan murder case: Gurugram district court grants bail to bus conductor

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Ashok's lawyer Anil Sharma said "the bail was granted under Article 21 of the constitution. In almost two weeks, we will be completing three months of the case, and if the investigating agency does not submit a challan in connection with the case, then by default my client will have a right to bail", Verma said. Read More »

The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people

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Also confirming the incident, the Executive Secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Haruna Furo said his team are on their way to Mubi to assess the situation. Mubi is located in the northeastern region of Adamawa, which lies next to neighboring Borno states, where the jihadi group Boko Haram is based. Most attacks by the group focus on Borno state, the birthplace of the insurgency. Read More »

Noise debunked as coming from missing Argentinian submarine

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The crew was then ordered to take the shortest route to its home port of Mar del Plata, 250 miles south of Buenos Aires, Galeazzi said. It was reported Monday afternoon that several boats participating in the search of the submarine detected a "noise" that could belong to the missing vessel some 360 km from the Valdes Peninsula in Argentine Patagonia, where the Atlantic Ocean has an average depth of 200 metres, reports Efe news. Read More »

Katrina Kaif Unveils Stills from Swag Se Karenge Sab Ka Swagat

Choreography- Katrina Kaif again displays her dancing skills and it is evident why she's one of the finest dancers in Bollywood while Salman Khan's steps are the usual we expect from him. Watch the trailer of Tiger Zinda Hai . The upbeat song is undoubtedly a contender to become the party anthem of the year. Tiger Zinda Hai is a story about Indian nurses taken hostage. Read More »

Local government closures for Thanksgiving holiday

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Thursday's route will be collected on Friday and Friday's route will be collected on Saturday. All garbage normally collected on Thursday will be collected on Wednesday, November 22. Branches resume regularly scheduled business hours on Saturday. The disposal facility will be open from 7 a.m.to 5 p.m. on Saturday and resume regular hours on Monday. Read More »

Trump White House Goes After White People On Welfare

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Ryan added: " I hope you felt the passion of my thankfulness ". Reporters thanked their families and the First Amendment . "I think that goes without saying", she joked, before listing off a few things she was actually thankful for, including law enforcement, firemen and first responders, and the military. Read More »

Three LeT militants killed in gunbattle

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The incident was confirmed by director general of police SP Vaid through a tweet: "Three LeT terrorists all Pakistanis neutralised in Magam area of Handwara in North Kashmir". The militants were attacked after the police were tipped off that a few top LeT commanders were conducting a meeting in Chander Gir, following which the Army, Special Operations Group (SOG) and CRPF cordoned off the area. Read More »

Bhuvneshwar, Dhawan released from India Test squad

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Sri Lanka were 62 for four when Dickwella took his time-wasting tactics too far and left Kohli fuming. Nagpur's VCA Stadium is also expected to have a bit of grass on it when the Test commences on Friday. Kohli was gutted not to have finished Sri Lanka off, and said: "It was important to make something out of the game with whatever time we had". Fifty worldwide hundreds in 10 years of top flight cricket have not in any way diminished India skipper Virat Kohli's hunger for runs, and he ... Read More »

Whitefish Energy Wrapping Up Its Work In Puerto Rico

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According to the company, its work in Puerto Rico has involved more than 500 contractors and subcontractors. Ramos' resignation comes only a few days after he testified in Washington, D.C., before the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee about a controversial $300 million contract between PREPA and a small Montana company to restore and rebuild the grid that serves the US territory. Read More »

Gas Line Break Causes Fire Near Great Lakes Crossing

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The fire is taking place on the north side of Brown Road near Joslyn Road in Orion Township, near the border of Auburn Hills, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. Callers are saying it is a gas line explosion. Businesses are being evacuated along Brown Road. Bouchard says no injuries have been reported. Video posted on Facebook by police in nearby Auburn Hills showed flames shooting several dozen feet into the night sky. Read More »

Chinese envoy completes visit to North Korea amid heightened tension

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In July, North Korea successfully launched the country's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which had the capability of reaching the USA territory. The influential state-run Chinese tabloid the Global Times said in an editorial that it was unwise to expect too much from his trip, saying his key mission was to inform North Korea about the party congress in Beijing. Read More »

Sorry Taylor Swift, Beyoncé Is Now the Highest-Paid Woman in Music

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She's far ahead of her closest rival (although "rival" seems the wrong word here) Adele, whose steady sales of her three albums - including her 2015 effort 25 - and massive world tour netted her $US69 million. Adele: $69 million 3. Meanwhile Taylor Swift came in 3rd with $44 million dollars thanks to her new album Reputation . Celine Dion: $42 million 5. Read More »

Here's a look at your Thanksgiving forecast in MA

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Lows on Thursday will settle into the mid 20s. Thanksgiving Thursday will remain dry, with below-average temperatures. Gusty winds add to the cold conditions. None that will produce any showers, though! Winds will be from the south with no chance for rain. This will cause temperatures to gradually warm up. The National Weather Service says there are a couple of cool days to get through before the holiday arrives. Read More »

Attorney: Ex-Oklahoma senator to plead to child sex charge

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Shortey feels this is a necessary step in putting this painful and humiliating ordeal behind him, both for himself, his family and for the state of Oklahoma". He asked people to message him on Kik, where he uses the username "Brinokc4u". The boy's father alerted the police that his son had walked into a Super 8 motel with an adult man and was concerned because the teenager had a habit of selling sexual favors through Craigslist and was a drug abuser. Read More »

Trump Wants to Shutdown Charity Foundation, But He Legally Can't

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The Trump Foundation previous year admitted violating federal rules against "self-dealing", and Trump said last December he would dissolve the organization to avoid conflicts of interest. The Washington Post first reported that the organization marked "yes" on the 2015 tax form when asked on the IRS form whether it had engaged in illegal "self-dealing" in recent years and it also marked "yes" when the form asked whether it had transferred " income or assets to a disqualified person ". Read More »

USA ends 'protected' status for Haitian immigrants

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In an editorial titled "Let the Haitians Stay", the New York Times editors pleaded with DHS officials to keep the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for an estimated 86,000 Haitian nationals running. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., said on Twitter Monday that she had personally traveled to Haiti after the natural disaster in 2010 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Read More »

Labor lash out at Federal Government's decision to delay sitting of Parliament

Labor has threatened to exploit the Government's reduced numbers on the floor of Parliament by seeking support from rebel MPs for a banking royal commission. A third MP said the decision looked like Mr Turnbull was trying to stall the plan to set up the banking commission of inquiry. "Greens leader Richard D Natale said: "[Mr Turnbull] has lost control of his team and he's lost control of the parliament". Read More »

Britain pulls out of race for ICJ judge seat

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Bhandari was today re-elected to the last seat of the Hague-based ICJ after Britain withdrew its candidate from the election. But on Monday, amid continued threats from United Nations members to block his candidacy, Britain withdrew Sir Christopher from the race. Read More »

Thanksgiving is the #1 day for house fires in MA

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According to the National Fire Prevention Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home kitchen fires. On average, these fires result in 480 civilian deaths, with Thanksgiving featuring a 230-percent increase in the rate of average fires per day, heightening the importance of caution during the holiday. Read More »

NY Times suspends White House reporter for alleged sexual misconduct

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Officials with the Times said Monday that they were opening an investigation into the alleged incidents, one of which reportedly took place in June, after Thrush joined the newspaper. As for the June incident, he called it a "life-changing event", writing he has a habit of reacting to "personal and health crises by drinking heavily" but that he hasn't had a drink since that night and planned to get outpatient treatment. Read More »

AT&T Faces US Antitrust Suit Over Time Warner Deal

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Subsequent reports from Reuters and Politico confirmed the news. AT&T described the lawsuit as "a radical and inexplicable departure from decades of antitrust precedent", according to AT&T head lawyer David McAtee. film studio was seen by the DOJ as too much connectivity and content under AT&T's umbrella. An AT&T spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Read More »

Missouri, Illinois renew Braggin' Rights football rivalry

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The two schools have arranged to play over a four-year stretch from 2026-29 in two pairs of home-and-home contests. Missouri will host those games in Columbia, Mo., in 2027 and 2029. IL and Missouri last played in 2010 in the final game of a neutral field series that had been played in St. Louis from 2002 through 2010. In their last meeting in 2010, Mizzou defeated IL 23-13 in St. Read More »

'At least three dead' and more missing after factory collapses in India

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Efforts are being made to ascertain the identity of the fourth person, he said. As reported, no one is injured in the incident. A rescue operation is underway in India after a factory collapsed. The Border Security Force and the Punjab Armed Police have been sent to the city from Jalandhar, near the border with Pakistan. Earth movers have also been pressed in to service to clear the debris and save those trapped inside the building. Read More »

Robert Mugabe's Own Party Close to Impeaching Him

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He added the court action would argue the military takeover in Zimbabwe was legal because Mugabe was derelict in his duties. A senior military source told the Telegraph that the country's generals had nothing to do with the non-resignation and were "stunned" and left "furious" when Mr Mugabe finished his rambling 20 minute speech without stepping down. Read More »