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Grenfell Tower fire report 'gives victims the truth', says PM

Grenfell Tower fire report 'gives victims the truth', says PM

The LFB said it would be "inappropriate" for it to comment yet. Some of his 46 recommendations require "urgent action" from the Government and others with responsibility for the "oversight and direc...

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Vietnam takes forensic samples to help in truck deaths case

Vietnam takes forensic samples to help in truck deaths case

Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel joined emergency service workers to pay their respects to the victims. Vietnam's prime minister has called for an investigation into the case. Geng described...

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14 killed by security forces in Iraqi city of Kerbala

14 killed by security forces in Iraqi city of Kerbala

Interested in Iraq? Add Iraq as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iraq news, video, and analysis from ABC News. "We saw masked men dressed all in black and they fired live bullets towar...

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Fernandez and de Kirchner defeat Argentina's right-wing Macri in presidential elections

Fernandez and de Kirchner defeat Argentina's right-wing Macri in presidential elections

Mr Fernandez, a political insider who has never held national office, was due to meet with Mr Macri first thing Monday morning after sweeping to power in Sunday's presidential election with 48 per cen...

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Daylight saving time ends this weekend; here's what you need to know

Daylight saving time ends this weekend; here's what you need to know

Daylight saving time went away shortly after the war, only to return during World War II. Before the Pacific Northwest can make the permanent switch, the federal government must give the states waiver...

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Jury Awards Missouri Police Sergeant $19.9 Million Over Anti-Gay Discrimination Lawsuit

Jury Awards Missouri Police Sergeant $19.9 Million Over Anti-Gay Discrimination Lawsuit

The St. Louis County Police Association, the union that represents St. Louis County police officers, said in a statement on Facebook that contract negotiations with the department had been delayed...

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Facebook workers' letter protests Zuckerberg's stance on political ads

Facebook workers' letter protests Zuckerberg's stance on political ads

In a letter to Zuckerberg on Monday, Warner cited some recent ad examples which he described as containing falsehoods about former Vice President Joe Biden and said it underscored the need of ac...

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Man accused in newspaper shooting is changing his plea

Man accused in newspaper shooting is changing his plea

Phil Davis and Rachael Pacella, reporters who survived the 2018 shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper, speak outside Anne Arundel County Circuit Court in Annapolis, Maryland, Oct. The plea rever...

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Trump says IS leader Baghdadi's top replacement also killed

Trump says IS leader Baghdadi's top replacement also killed

Yes, "the president of the United States got booed while watching the national pastime", he said, comparing that humiliation to "getting kicked in the nuts by an apple pie". According to reports they...

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Convicted rapist mistakenly released from Georgia prison

Convicted rapist mistakenly released from Georgia prison

On Friday (October 25) at 11:30 a.m., Mendez walked out of the front door of Rogers State Prison in Reidsville. "All resources are being used to ensure the rapid apprehension of Muñoz-Méndez", sa...

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UK to destroy commemorative 50p coins in Brexit meltdown

UK to destroy commemorative 50p coins in Brexit meltdown

But the boring politics world says no to all that now and we all have to endure at least another three months of the same news. About 3m coins were due to be ready to go into circulation under plans...

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LeBron James and family forced from home by California wildfire

LeBron James and family forced from home by California wildfire

Firefighters arrived at the scene and extinguished the blaze. "If you are in an evacuation zone, don't screw around", Mr Schwarzenegger tweeted. " PG&E can't figure out how to deliver power relia...

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Woman found in wilderness after spelling SOS with rocks

Woman found in wilderness after spelling SOS with rocks

She had been on assignment in the Bay Area as a traveling nurse. But she missed her shift Friday, prompting her family to report her missing to the San Francisco Police Department . "If you have be...

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Former British soldier breaks record for climbing world’s 14 highest peaks

Former British soldier breaks record for climbing world’s 14 highest peaks

The previous record was nearly eight years. He also posted his "mission achieved" messages on his social media pages after scaling Shishapangma. The previous record was set by South Korean climber...

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Gardai assist in search for brothers wanted in relation to lorry deaths

Gardai assist in search for brothers wanted in relation to lorry deaths

He is charged with 39 counts of manslaughter , two counts of conspiracy to facilitate human trafficking, conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and money laundering. The BBC understands from Vie...

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US House recognises Armenian genocide, backs Turkey sanctions

US House recognises Armenian genocide, backs Turkey sanctions

The issue is highly sensitive and comes at a time of hard bilateral relations with Turkey . "This is not about anything other than recognizing the American response to this genocide", said Noubar A...

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Former top United Nations refugee official, Japan's Sadako Ogata, dies at 92

Former top United Nations refugee official, Japan's Sadako Ogata, dies at 92

Dr. Ogata was born Sadako Nakamura in Tokyo on September 16, 1927. Graduating from the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, she went on to obtain a master's degree from Georgetown University in ...

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Multiple houses on fire after plane crashes in New Jersey

Multiple houses on fire after plane crashes in New Jersey

A reporter at the scene told NBC New York : 'Very heavy flames and very heavy black smoke coming up from the fire'. He had flown the Cessna three times in the past week, Federal Aviation Administr...

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Donald Trump, Melania host Halloween party for kids at White House

Donald Trump, Melania host Halloween party for kids at White House

Some children even dressed up inflatable costumes like a kid in a dinosaurus costume, who got a point of approval from Trump or a child in a minion costume posed a logistical challenge to the first ...

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German restaurant accidentally serves hash cake at funeral

German restaurant accidentally serves hash cake at funeral

The Rostock police said the person in charge of the cakes asker her 18-year-old daughter to bake them. A total of 13 of the cake-consuming mourners needed unspecified "medical treatment" as a result...

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Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif fighting for life, says doctor

Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif fighting for life, says doctor

Sharif, 69, who has been in hospital since October 21, had a relapse on Sunday, with his platelet count falling from 45,000 to 20,000. Mr. Sharif was rushed to the Services Hospital on Monday nigh...

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Boeing's 737 MAX on Path to Fly Again in US

Boeing's 737 MAX on Path to Fly Again in US

For months, Boeing had largely not acknowledged blame and, instead, vowed to make a "safe plane safer". Muilenburg added that "regulators should approve the return of the MAX to the skies only after...

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Saudi Aramco may begin IPO on Nov.3

Saudi Aramco may begin IPO on Nov.3

Speaking at a high-profile investment summit, PM Modi said India will invest a $100 billion in oil and gas infrastructure to meet energy needs of an economy that is being targeted to almost double...

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Trump’s adviser to testify about concerns over Ukraine call

Trump’s adviser to testify about concerns over Ukraine call

Both Vindman and Taylor are current US officials , the latter called to serve in Ukraine by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , who was nominated by Trump. In an opening statement released ahead ...

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Judge blocks strict Alabama abortion ban from taking effect next month

Judge blocks strict Alabama abortion ban from taking effect next month

Wade , the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. The ruling came after abortion providers sued to block the law from taking effect on November 15. A key objective of its spon...

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British man has foot bitten off, another hurt in Australian shark attack

British man has foot bitten off, another hurt in Australian shark attack

One of them, a 28-year-old English man, has had his foot bitten off while the other, a 22-year-old, has "serious lacerations to his lower leg", authorities said. "Our first thoughts are with the two p...

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Britain appears headed toward December election as opposition backs early poll

Britain appears headed toward December election as opposition backs early poll

Lawmakers on Tuesday approved the timetable for Johnson's "Early Parliamentary General Election Bill" without a formal vote and then waved it through in the second reading. "We won't accept any jigger...

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SC Priest Wouldn't Give Biden Communion

SC Priest Wouldn't Give Biden Communion

Morey said it's his responsibility as a priest to share hard truths with people who come into his church before adding, " I will keep Mr. Biden in my prayers ". Wade ", stated Biden. "It's a decisio...

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Grandfather charged in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

Grandfather charged in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

Chloe's parents blamed the cruise line company , Royal Caribbean, after the accident, saying the window shouldn't have been open. In a statement to Newsweek , Royal Caribbean said: "This was a tra...

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Queensland shark attack: Two men injured at tourist spot

Queensland shark attack: Two men injured at tourist spot

Paramedics told Nine Newspapers one of the men was in his early 20s and the other in his late 20s. The pair, believed to be aged in their 30s, were on a Whitsundays day tour when they were bitten by...

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Indian toddler dies after being stuck in well for five days

Indian toddler dies after being stuck in well for five days

His body was recovered in the early hours of Tuesday morning and was taken to the hospital. He was trapped at around 25 feet in a 600-feet borewell. Efforts to save Wilson, who fell into the borewell ...

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Brief return of sunshine this week, but rain on Halloween?

Brief return of sunshine this week, but rain on Halloween?

A cold front expected to move through the region Friday will bring sunny, but colder weather back for Saturday , but not before pushing out some heavy rain that could fall on Halloween. According t...

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Features Poppy Day appeal to take place next week 28th October 2019

Features Poppy Day appeal to take place next week 28th October 2019

This year's Shropshire Poppy Appeal was launched at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital last week, the hospital has close ties with the military due to their Veterans' Orthopaedic Ser...

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Strong quake hits south Philippines, injuries reported

Strong quake hits south Philippines, injuries reported

There were no immediate reports of injuries. The quake's epicenter was 25 kilometers northeast of the town of Tulunan in North Cotabato Province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao and was...

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Girl, 11, Stabs Teacher in Front of Students at Elementary School

Girl, 11, Stabs Teacher in Front of Students at Elementary School

The incident happened at Heatley State Primary School in Townsville, 9News reported. The teacher has been released from hospital and counselling has been offered to both the teachers and students ...

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