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PM Modi, Xi Jinping's One-On-One, Lunch To Cap Seaside Summit

PM Modi, Xi Jinping's One-On-One, Lunch To Cap Seaside Summit

The Indian Express newspaper quoted unnamed sources as saying Modi would urge Xi to be more "sensitive" to India's concerns, and to "explain to the Chinese president the reasons behind Delhi's decis...

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HBO’s mental health warnings are what TV streaming services need

HBO’s mental health warnings are what TV streaming services need

The role and experiences of mental health carers has been increasingly acknowledged through surveys and various other research in recent years. The Children's Commissioner has rightly rang the alarm...

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Advance polls for federal election open Friday

Advance polls for federal election open Friday

There are more than 115 campuses in Canada where you can register and vote in the federal election. Before, voters were required to fill out absentee voting paperwork. But, we do want voters to be awa...

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Blast of early winter knocks out power, cripples southern Manitoba

Blast of early winter knocks out power, cripples southern Manitoba

One (0.3 meter) to 2 feet (0.6 meters) of snow was expected to accumulate with winds gusting up to 65 miles per hour (105 kph). The Trans-Canada Highway between Brandon and Winnipeg is entirely cl...

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The first man to ever walk in space has died

On March 18, 1965, Leonov made history when he left a spacecraft during the day-long Voskhod-2 (Sunrise-2) mission for a spacewalk that lasted 12 minutes and nine seconds. "Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov...

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Student gets top marks for ninja essay in invisible ink

Student gets top marks for ninja essay in invisible ink

Remember when teachers say, "extra marks for being creative?' Well, looks like this obedient student took it rather seriously and came up with the most creative idea that compelled the teacher to give...

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Talks over whistleblower's Trump impeachment testimony hung up

Talks over whistleblower's Trump impeachment testimony hung up

Negotiators in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives are open to the career intelligence officer making written testimony while negotiators in the Republican-majority Senate have resisted, ...

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Support for Trump impeachment rises, new poll shows

Support for Trump impeachment rises, new poll shows

It's unclear what was discussed or who was there for it, but one could imagine the conversation fell into coddling Trump's bruised ego. Kruse's screenshots included a half dozen tweets from when h...

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Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan

Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan

The visit will mark Royal couple's first trip to Pakistan. "This is the most complex tour undertaken by the duke and duchess to date, given the logistical and security considerations", their communi...

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Trump says acting Homeland Security Secretary McAleenan is stepping down

Trump says acting Homeland Security Secretary McAleenan is stepping down

The president said on Twitter that Mr McAleenan has done an outstanding job and border crossings are down. Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan holds a news conference in June. Tr...

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Warren: 'Marry one woman. Assuming you can find one'

Warren: 'Marry one woman. Assuming you can find one'

She added , after some applause from the Los Angeles crowd: "Assuming you can find one". The clip immediately drew posts on Twitter and other platforms, with some commentators pointing to the vir...

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United States threatens Turkey with 'very significant' sanctions

United States threatens Turkey with 'very significant' sanctions

But again, these are very powerful sanctions. "The president is concerned about the ongoing military offensive and potential targeting of civilians , civilian infrastructure, ethnic or religious ...

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Memory card found on the street leads to arrest of alleged killer

Memory card found on the street leads to arrest of alleged killer

The woman had no idea what was on the memory card she was about to access. The woman's body was found last week close to a road in Anchorage. Smith was taken into custody at the Ted Stevens Anch...

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Panel faults both Boeing and FAA for failures in 737 Max development

Panel faults both Boeing and FAA for failures in 737 Max development

Those are the findings of a multiagency task force due to release its findings Friday, according to a report in The New York Times . At issue is the long-standing practice of the FAA delegating cer...

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Rudy Giuliani's team has some serious beef with Trey Gowdy

Rudy Giuliani's team has some serious beef with Trey Gowdy

Watch one of the best Gowdy moments below. A source "familiar with the situation" told CNBC that Gowdy representing the president is a conflict of interest with his former contributor role at Fox...

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Trump confirms Al-Qaeda bombmaker killed two years ago

Trump confirms Al-Qaeda bombmaker killed two years ago

Trump's announcement confirmed that al-Asiri built the bomb used in that failed attempt as well as the printer cartridge bomb used in a plot disrupted in 2010. The U.S administration had long sought a...

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Russian Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, First Human to Perform Spacewalk, Dies

Russian Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, First Human to Perform Spacewalk, Dies

He was twice decorated with the country's top honour, the Hero of the Soviet Union. Once the U.S. Apollo and Soviet Soyuz capsules docked in orbit around Earth on July, 17, 1975, Leonov and his Russia...

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Zelensky Held All-Day Media Event To Continue Distancing Himself From Trump

Zelensky Held All-Day Media Event To Continue Distancing Himself From Trump

Having been made aware of this by his defence minister later, he raised the issue during a separate meeting in September in Poland with Vice President Mike Pence. Zelensky said it benefits Ukraine to ...

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Victim's mother hopes IS militants will face US charges

Victim's mother hopes IS militants will face US charges

Their Syria cell drew the nickname " Islamic State Beatles " because it included four British-born members, the same number in the legendary rock band that emerged from Liverpool in the early 1960s. T...

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Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria attracts worldwide condemnation

Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria attracts worldwide condemnation

Instead, the official said, Turkish forces may have used nine joint air and ground patrols with U.S. troops inside the safe zone "to collect information needed for an incursion". Turkey made a decis...

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Plane skids off Runway in Kenya - International

Plane skids off Runway in Kenya - International

All the others passengers were safely evacuated from the airplane. Fortunately, no fatalities were reported. For More of This and Other Stories, Grab Your Copy of the Standard Newspaper . Kenya A...

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Three dead after highway overpass bridge collapse in China

Three dead after highway overpass bridge collapse in China

In one clip, a driver flees a vehicle after the bridge falls right in front of it. Chinese transportation officials told Xinhua that heavily-overloaded vehicles traveling on the overpass likely ca...

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Education minister announces $40M for student mental health

Education minister announces $40M for student mental health

In Ontario, 70 per cent of mental health and addictions issues begin in childhood or adolescence. "They don't know that mental illness is a disease which can have biological and genetic origins", sa...

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US envoy to testify in impeachment probe, against State Dept order

US envoy to testify in impeachment probe, against State Dept order

The White House did not immediately respond to The Hill's request for comment. Trump has said he was investigating corruption, while Democrats have accused him of using US military aid as a quid p...

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President loses appeal to stop House subpoena of his tax documents

President loses appeal to stop House subpoena of his tax documents

Options include a request for the appeal to be heard " en banc " or, possibly, taking it to the Supreme Court. "Today's ruling is a fundamental and resounding victory for Congressional oversight...

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'Jesus shoes' filled with holy water sell out in one minute

'Jesus shoes' filled with holy water sell out in one minute

A limited-edition sneaker filled with holy water from the Jordan River in the soles and blessed by a priest sold out within minutes after its debut. More controversially still, the shoes feature a s...

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Counter-terror police investigate after stabbings at Manchester shopping centre

Counter-terror police investigate after stabbings at Manchester shopping centre

We weren't told what was happening. "She just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time". People have gathered around watching the police activity, while others seem to be carrying on wi...

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Daughter of jailed UK-Iranian woman returns to UK

Daughter of jailed UK-Iranian woman returns to UK

For the majority of her life, the five-year-old has had no contact with her father, Richard, and has only able to see her mother in sparing visits in jail. Gabriella, who brought a "Welcome Home" cake...

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100,000 people displaced in NE Syria after Turkish incursion

100,000 people displaced in NE Syria after Turkish incursion

It is with profound regret, and after much reflection, that I am pulling out as a speaker at an interesting and worthy worldwide conference organised by TRT World in Istanbul on October 21. An "impu...

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Whistleblower may have worked with Joe Biden in White House

Whistleblower may have worked with Joe Biden in White House

The supply added that the whistleblower, who has been recognized as a Central Intelligence Agency official, possible briefed Biden on points associated to Ukraine and will have accompanied the previ...

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Saddleridge Fire Burns in Hills Above North LA Neigborhood

Saddleridge Fire Burns in Hills Above North LA Neigborhood

The fire , known as the Saddleridge fire , was at "zero"-percent containment, he told reporters, adding that helicopters have been called in". Several homes in Granada HIlls caught fire Friday mor...

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Correctional officer arrested for possession of child pornography

Correctional officer arrested for possession of child pornography

The investigation, done by the RNC/RCMP Integrated Internet Exploitation Unit, started over a year ago. Investigators found a laptop in Williams' room, where images and videos of child pornography w...

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Former South African president Zuma to face corruption trial

Former South African president Zuma to face corruption trial

According to Zuma's senior counsel, Muzi Sikhakhane, prosecuting Shaik and then coming after his client was a trial-and-error approach by the national prosecutor. Mr Zuma's legal team argued his court...

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School closures in response to PG&E power outages

School closures in response to PG&E power outages

At least a week for some. The first phase, which began at 12 a.m. on Wednesday, impacts around 530,000 customers, the second phase affects power supply to another 234,000 customers from around 12 p....

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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

He worked in close cooperation with the President of Eritrea Isaias Afwerki and quickly worked out the principles of a peace agreement to end the long "no peace, no war" stalemate between the two coun...

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