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Soyuz emergency landing puts extra pressure on astronauts

Two astronauts from the US and Russia were safe after an emergency landing Thursday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following the failure of a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the Internati...

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Pope Francis Accepts Resignation Of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation Of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl

POPE FRANCIS believes the devil is behind the sexual abuse crisis engulfing the Catholic church and is calling on believers to help fight the power of Satan. The Cardinal has been a figure of much co...

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Row over Australia plan to let faith schools reject gay students

Row over Australia plan to let faith schools reject gay students

In addition to provisions in the Sex Discrimination Act that allow religious schools to discriminate in accordance with their religious doctrines, similar exemptions exist in WA law. Morrison said the...

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Dubai-Bound AI Flight Hits Trichy Airport Wall, Passengers Safe

Dubai-Bound AI Flight Hits Trichy Airport Wall, Passengers Safe

Tamil Nadu Tourism Minister Vellamandi N Natrajan, who assessed the spot, said, "The flight which was to go to Dubai during take-off had its take-off wheel hitting on the compound wall and the air tra...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation seizes 200 pound bomb from NY man

Federal Bureau of Investigation seizes 200 pound bomb from NY man

They said Rosenfeld is a proponent of " sortition ", an ancient political system in which government officials are randomly selected. Rosenfeld took the black powder to NY, constructed smaller explo...

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USA pastor back on trial in Turkey as calls grow for release

USA pastor back on trial in Turkey as calls grow for release

Two unnamed senior administration officials and a third person briefed told NBC that the USA and Turkey reached a deal to secure Mr. Brunson's return home. Leaked reports by Turkish officials allege...

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Washington State Strikes Down Death Penalty, Citing Racial Bias

Washington State Strikes Down Death Penalty, Citing Racial Bias

In a statement to the Bellingham Herald , Inslee called the ruling "a hugely important moment in our pursuit for equal and fair application of justice ". State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sa...

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USA says closely evaluating Pakistan seeking International Monetary Fund bailout

USA says closely evaluating Pakistan seeking International Monetary Fund bailout

He said the previous PML-N government had started its term in 2013 with a Dollars 3 billion current account deficit, but his government inherited USD 18 billion current account deficit. "It's inevit...

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Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam special zone police commander Lazaro Mambosasa said security personnel around the country have been put on high alert in the hunt for the abductors. Mr Dewji is also the main shareholde...

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United Nations calls for probe into death of jailed Venezuelan lawmaker

United Nations calls for probe into death of jailed Venezuelan lawmaker

The councilman would appear later in the day before the courts for alleged involvement in the failed assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in August. . On Monday, Reverol...

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9 dead after severe cyclone hits eastern Indian coast

9 dead after severe cyclone hits eastern Indian coast

The chief secretary of the state, Aditya Prasad Padhi, announced the closure of all schools, colleges and anganwadis on October 11 and 12. They were accommodated in 1,112 cyclone shelters. The IMD...

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Governments must put an end to the death penalty

Governments must put an end to the death penalty

More than 1,200 people are on death row in Malaysia , which mandates hanging as punishment for a wide range of crimes including murder, drug trafficking, treason, kidnapping and acts of terror. In Ap...

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Orange warning ahead of strong winds and high tides

Orange warning ahead of strong winds and high tides

Widespread travel disruption and flooding is predicted across the country as conditions deteriorate from Thursday into Friday morning, with a series of Met Office weather warnings already in force . ...

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United States military grounds entire fleet of F-35s in wake of crash

United States military grounds entire fleet of F-35s in wake of crash

The F-35 is the largest and most expensive weapons programme of its type in the world. The Pentagon on Thursday said its fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, raised questions on th...

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Migrants to be directed to regional areas under Australian government plan

Migrants to be directed to regional areas under Australian government plan

One way in which Tudge is planning to reduce congestion is by directing migrants to smaller states or regional areas, as now 87 per cent of all skilled migrants go to Sydney and Melbourne , as well...

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Trump insists Seoul will not lift sanctions on Pyongyang

Trump insists Seoul will not lift sanctions on Pyongyang

And last Saturday, she told reporters in Seoul, according to Bloomberg : "The South Korean government's position on sanction exemptions is that we will request exemptions of sanctions to pursue vario...

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Missing Saudi journalist's fiancee asks for Trump's help

Missing Saudi journalist's fiancee asks for Trump's help

Turkish police investigating the case said on Saturday that 15 Saudis, including several officials, arrived in Istanbul on two planes and entered the consulate while Khashoggi was inside. Cengiz, ...

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China region gives legal basis for Muslim internment camps

China region gives legal basis for Muslim internment camps

New clauses adopted by the regional government officially permit the use of " education and training centers " to reform "people influenced by extremism". Members of Uighur, Kazakh and other Muslim mi...

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Three killed as strong quake rocks Indonesia’s Java, Bali

Three killed as strong quake rocks Indonesia’s Java, Bali

The U.S. Geological Survey said it had a 6.0 magnitude. A shallow 6.0 magnitude natural disaster struck off the coast of Indonesia's East Java and Bali provinces in the early hours of Thursday, Oct....

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Jamal Khashoggi: 'hit squad' linked to disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi: 'hit squad' linked to disappearance

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders added that the U.S. would continue to inquire about the fate of the journalist. The release of the photographs and video raises pressure on Saudi Ara...

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Christian bakers win Supreme Court appeal over 'gay cake'

Christian bakers win Supreme Court appeal over 'gay cake'

The Court of Appeal in Belfast upheld that decision in 2016. But, as Lady Hale explained, that was not what happened to Gareth Lee . We always knew we hadn't done anything wrong in turning down thi...

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Cardinal Ouellet responds to Archbishop Vigano on McCarrick case

His stinging letter , unusually blunt between churchmen, was a point-by-point rebuttal of Archbishop Vigano's statements. In it, Cardinal Ouellet both defended the pope and criticised Archbishop Vi...

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Magnitude Earthquake Slams Papua New Guinea

Magnitude Earthquake Slams Papua New Guinea

Hazardous tsunami waves from the quake were possible within 300 km of the epicenter along Papua New Guinea coastlines, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. Two smaller tremors struck the region im...

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Enbridge pipeline explosion in B.C. may lead to natural gas shortage

Enbridge pipeline explosion in B.C. may lead to natural gas shortage

Turn off your furnace if you can, if you are in Vancouver or a situation where you can do that. "Our local gas system is safe and was not damaged by the pipeline failure", it said. RCMP say the expl...

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Japanese Passport Tops 2018 Visa-Free Travel Index

Japanese Passport Tops 2018 Visa-Free Travel Index

Months after Japan beat out Singapore for the title of world's most popular passport, a refreshed ranking reveals the country to have defended its #1 title, despite the large number of visa-free agree...

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Japan offers to host second US-North Korea summit

Japan offers to host second US-North Korea summit

Trump told reporters Tuesday he "just can't leave now", according to the Hill . US President Donald Trump arrives on stage for a rally at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa on October 9...

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Fifty reported killed in

Fifty reported killed in "catastrophic" Kenya bus crash

Police fear the death toll may rise, with the possibility of passengers trapped in the wreckage. Police and rescuers had counted 50 people dead, including seven children. The African country re-intr...

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At Least 6 Dead in Torrential Flooding in Spain’s Mallorca Island

At Least 6 Dead in Torrential Flooding in Spain’s Mallorca Island

Torrents of brown water swept cars along narrow streets in the eastern town of Sant Llorenc late on Tuesday. A spokeswoman with the regional emergency service said two British nationals and a Dut...

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"Michael" Could be in Our Forecast by End of Week

Southeast. Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. The low could gradually acquire subtropical or tropical characteristics over the next few days while the system moves gene...

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Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

But one European Union diplomat was upbeat, saying the divorce deal, or withdrawal agreement, could be concluded by Monday and that officials were working on a proposal to avoid Britain having to come...

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Major UN report says climate change is worse than first thought

After the report's publication there were headlines like: "We have 12 years to act on climate change before the world as we know it is lost". "The announcements and proposals made by the new adm...

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Turkish Investigators to Search Saudi Consulate in Disappearance of Saudi Journalist

Turkish Investigators to Search Saudi Consulate in Disappearance of Saudi Journalist

Later Mr Hunt phoned his Saudi counterpart, Adel al-Jubeir, to repeat the same warning. "I don't think I will be able to go home", he said , when asked whether he thought he could return to Saudi Ar...

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Britain condemns Hong Kong's banning of United Kingdom journalist

Britain condemns Hong Kong's banning of United Kingdom journalist

Chan's party has since been banned as Beijing cracks down on any pro-independence sentiment in the semi-autonomous city. Mallet, who was traveling away from Hong Kong when his work visa renewal was...

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Bulgarian Officials to Release Man Arrested in Connection with Journalist's Death

Bulgarian Officials to Release Man Arrested in Connection with Journalist's Death

Prosecutors said that she had been raped, suffocated and beaten with such force that her face was unrecognisable. Through a United Nations spokesperson, Secretary-General António Guterres called on...

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Read David Davis' letter on Brexit to all Tory MPs

Read David Davis' letter on Brexit to all Tory MPs

Dominic Raab "categorically" ruled out an indefinite customs union to resolve Irish border difficulties in the Brexit talks, amid Tory warnings over the Government's "gung-ho" approach to no deal. T...

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