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Kentucky's governor election could serve as preview of West Virginia race

Kentucky's governor election could serve as preview of West Virginia race

Bevin trailed Democrat Andy Beshear by about 5,300 votes - just four-tenths of a percentage point - in a race that the Associated Press determined was too close to call. In Virginia, where Medicai...

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Opposing sides in Bolivia's disputed election dig in

Opposing sides in Bolivia's disputed election dig in

Bolivia has been consumed by weeks of protests and rioting by opposition groups and supporters of Morales ever since. Addressing Morales in a video message, Mesa suggested he should step down. Mora...

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Remembrance Day service Monday at Esplanade

Remembrance Day service Monday at Esplanade

Limited-edition dual branded poppy badges will be available to purchase for £3 from the Foxes Fanstore, with all proceeds going to The Royal British Legion . "Through this ceremony , we're able to s...

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Turkey says will begin repatriation of Islamic State prisoners on Monday - Anadolu

Turkey says will begin repatriation of Islamic State prisoners on Monday - Anadolu

Turkey was widely criticised for the incursion and the USA slapped sanctions on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally after a domestic outcry. Isis reportedly uses PayPal to download funds. "T...

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Cyclone Bulbul: Operations at Calcutta airport to be suspended

Cyclone Bulbul: Operations at Calcutta airport to be suspended

Storm surge of about 1.0 to 2.0 metre height above the astronomical tide may inundate low lying areas of South and North 24 Parganas and 0.5-1.0 metre height above the astronomical tide may inundate l...

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Pakistan eases rules for Indian Sikh pilgrims near border

Pakistan eases rules for Indian Sikh pilgrims near border

Shokar says to commemorate this more than 500 years later, an eight-day celebration will be held. "I also thank Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan for understanding India's wishes and turning Kar...

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READ: Testimony Of Fiona Hill, Ex-White House Russia Policy Official

READ: Testimony Of Fiona Hill, Ex-White House Russia Policy Official

The whistleblower sparked the inquiry into Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate former vice president Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. On Thursday, an aide to vice president Mike ...

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Winter weather coming: After cold weekend, central Pa. could see some snow

After a chilly start, sunshine and southerly winds will push afternoon highs into the low 70s in central Kansas with mid to upper 70s in the west. TODAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy and little w...

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30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall: Observe commemorations Reside

30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall: Observe commemorations Reside

What it meant for world history: the official failure of the Soviet Union's experiment with authoritarian communism (the USSR collapsed two years after the wall). Merkel responded with unusual sharpn...

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GOP Sens. Seek Info on Hunter Biden Influence at State

GOP Sens. Seek Info on Hunter Biden Influence at State

Grassley's letter was sent in conjunction with Sen. "Recently obtained State Department emails , made public through a FOIA [Freedom of Information Act] request, indicate Burisma's consulting fir...

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Unrest causes 'great economic damage': Iraqi PM

Unrest causes 'great economic damage': Iraqi PM

The source also said the origin of the gunfire was unknown and it had targeted both the protesters and security forces. He also saw at least four others killed . He offered to resign last week, but o...

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ICC metes out longest ever sentence on Congolese war lord 'Terminator'

ICC metes out longest ever sentence on Congolese war lord 'Terminator'

Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed "Terminator", the 46-year old was present for his sentencing by the criminal court. The ICC judges heard separately from victims and witnesses in September to help them...

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Brazil’s Supreme Court issues ruling that could free Lula

Brazil’s Supreme Court issues ruling that could free Lula

Brazil's Supreme Court decided on Thursday to end the mandatory imprisonment of convicted criminals after they lose their first appeal, restoring the previous rule that they should be allowed to exhau...

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New Zealand passes law aiming for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

New Zealand passes law aiming for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she sometimes despairs at the pace at which other countries are making changes to fight global warming and vowed that New Zealand would be a leader. Trump, instead, ...

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China imposes new regulations to combat gaming addiction

China imposes new regulations to combat gaming addiction

The curfew was announced on Tuesday by the National Press and Publication Administration and bans people under the age of 18 from playing games online between 10 PM and 8 AM. China's General Administ...

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UK: Welsh secretary resigns over rape trial allegations

UK: Welsh secretary resigns over rape trial allegations

However, Alun Cairns said he meant to remain as the candidate in the Vale of Glamorgan at the General Election on 12 December. In 2017, the Tory MP was elected with a narrow majority of just 2,190 vot...

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Delhi takes action on air pollution amidst a health crisis

Delhi takes action on air pollution amidst a health crisis

The court gave the states seven days to purchase the stubble. A furious Supreme Court minced no words on Wednesday as it came down heavily on the chief secretaries, (the highest bureaucratic post at t...

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Woman dies in swollen river as floodwater breaches banks and defences

Woman dies in swollen river as floodwater breaches banks and defences

Earlier today, the Met Office issued an Amber Severe weather warning for Yorkshire & Humber, with disruption to travel predicted. Services remain cancelled on the Matlock-Derby-Nottingham route and ...

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U.S. official says 'no change' in Syria policy despite Trump's withdrawal orders

U.S. official says 'no change' in Syria policy despite Trump's withdrawal orders

Speaking about the withdrawal at a gathering of police chiefs last week, he repeated that he didn't want the U.S. policing the conflict between Turkey and the Kurds. Hoffman added that beyond denyin...

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State Dept anxious about defending former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

State Dept anxious about defending former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

McKinley testified that he repeatedly pushed the State Department to release a statement in September supporting the ousted ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanitch, who was recalled after a smear campa...

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Australian bushfires turn deadly, destroy dozens of homes

Australian bushfires turn deadly, destroy dozens of homes

But across an area spanning nearly 1,000 kilometres (600 miles), schools were burned, at least 150 homes were destroyed, while the authorities were forced to evacuate detention centres and old people'...

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United Kingdom police name 39 Vietnamese victims found in Essex lorry

United Kingdom police name 39 Vietnamese victims found in Essex lorry

Leaders of Nghe An's Dien Chau, Yen Thanh, Nghi Loc, Hung Nguyen Districts, Cua Lo Town and Vinh Town personally visited the families of the province's 21 victims on Friday to offer their condolences ...

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Republicans Move Jim Jordan to Intel Committee ahead of Public Impeachment Hearings

Republicans Move Jim Jordan to Intel Committee ahead of Public Impeachment Hearings

Under procedures the House approved October 31, the Intelligence Committee will be the sole panel participating in the public hearings. "The typically venerable Intelligence Committee has now become t...

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Remembrance Sunday events in Windsor and Slough

Remembrance Sunday events in Windsor and Slough

Parade at 10.40am followed by a service at the war memorial in Corbets Tey Road. Led by the town band, the parade will makes its way along Queen Street and down Union Street to the War Memorial in C...

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Grace Millane murder trial: Jury to watch CCTV footage

Grace Millane murder trial: Jury to watch CCTV footage

The 21-year-old marketing graduate had visited parts of South America, including Chile, Patagonia and Peru, before she disappeared shortly after arriving in New Zealand in November last year, David Mi...

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Edinburgh man feared dead in shark attack

Edinburgh man feared dead in shark attack

Just last week, two British men were attacked by a shark as they snorkelled off Queensland's Whitsunday coast. The island, which sits on the so-called "Shark Highway" between South Africa and Austra...

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Tearful Jewish caller says she's scared of Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister

Tearful Jewish caller says she's scared of Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister

According to the Jewish Chronicle , she previously wrote of Israel: 'To me the Israeli state is like an abused child who becomes an abusive adult. 'Kate Ramsden stood down as a candidate and is the...

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1 dead, several ill after chemical accident at a Buffalo Wild Wings

1 dead, several ill after chemical accident at a Buffalo Wild Wings

Another customer spoke of the panic that followed. "We see the employees, like the waitstaff, everybody just flee". Emergency crews responded around 5:30 p.m.to the Buffalo Wild Wings in the town ...

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Hundreds arrested on eve of verdict on holy site in India's Ayodhya

Hundreds arrested on eve of verdict on holy site in India's Ayodhya

Muslims, however, say they have worshipped there for generations. The landmark verdict will be delivered at 10:30 am on Saturday. Schools and colleges in the area have been closed and all roads ...

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Torrential rain in England strands shoppers, floods streets

Kathleen Overton from Toll Bar near Doncaster, another badly affected area, said the rain had been "almost biblical". The force said: "The local authority are asking that people do not drive or leav...

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Convicted murderer who ‘momentarily died’ claims life sentence has been served

Convicted murderer who ‘momentarily died’ claims life sentence has been served

A jury found him guilty of first-degree murder, and in 1997 he was sentenced to life without parole. And on Wednesday, the Iowa Court of Appeals upheld the lower court's decision . An Iowa inmate cla...

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Jim Jordan Appointed to House Intel Panel to Fight Impeachment

Jim Jordan Appointed to House Intel Panel to Fight Impeachment

In a letter to Devin Nunes , the Republican ranking member of the Democratic-controlled House panel, Schiff said the first in a series of open hearings will be held on November 13 at 10:00 a.m. "When...

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'Dangerous' Suspect Arrested in Aniah Blanchard Disappearance, Alabama Teen Still Missing

'Dangerous' Suspect Arrested in Aniah Blanchard Disappearance, Alabama Teen Still Missing

Andrew Hobbs , of the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, told WEAR-TV. Investigators believe Yazeed was "involved in taking Aniah against her will". Blanchard, a black woman with a light complexion...

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Hong Kong student's death triggers fresh outrage

Hong Kong student's death triggers fresh outrage

A Hong Kong university student who fell from height during a protest earlier this week died in the hospital Friday, a tragedy that may inflame further unrest in the city. Chow Tsz-lok, a second-year...

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Brazil's former President Lula released from prison

Brazil's former President Lula released from prison

The case is related to the alleged purchase of a beachfront apartment in Sao Paulo state. Analysts say the prospect of serving immediate prison time after losing a first appeal encouraged suspects t...

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