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The USS Mason "detected two inbound missiles" within an hour of each other from around 7pm (1600 GMT/Midnight Malaysian time) yesterday, said US Naval Forces Central Command spokeswoman Paula Dunn. The Saudi-led coalition had earlier denied accusations that it was responsible for the attack and said it would "immediately investigate" reports that its warplanes were behind the airstrikes, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.
  • Steady Pence gets wide praise, but Kaine lands jabs on Trump

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    A Pence-for-president campaign four years hence is not even a whisper on Pence's lips, senior Pence adviser Nick Ayers said. "Plus, he'll get his turn", she said. Clinton on Wednesday shrugged that off, saying Trump has "this weird fascination with dictators". Pence, the governor of IN, shot back at Kaine that he and Clinton "would know a lot about an insult-driven campaign" and then accused Clinton, the former US secretary of state, of bungling foreign policy with large sections of the ...
  • Donald Trump to hold campaign rally in Cincinnati

    Donald Trump to hold campaign rally in Cincinnati

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    Each night, Hillary Clinton's data experts head to a conference room on the 11th floor of her Brooklyn headquarters to start counting votes. "Hillary will stand up to Republican-led attacks on this landmark law - and build on its success to bring the promise of affordable health care to more people and make a "public option" possible".
  • Davenport police issue statement on creepy clowns

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    They are also reminding the public that criminal charges can be laid based on items posted to social media. "As Halloween approaches we anticipate more reports of creepy clowns", said Capt. Police are investigating the incident and are speaking with local school board officials to ensure students remain safe within the school. On Tuesday, Texas State University in San Marcos announced a person dressed in a clown outfit assaulted someone outside of a university housing complex.
  • Giants put INF Nunez on NLDS roster against Cubs

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    Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said. But they won 3-2 in the third game and lost the other three games 5-4, 2-1 and 3-2. From generations of Cubs fans gone to Cubs fans now, hoping and praying for the opportunity to experience that joy just one time.
  • Russia Puts Alternative Draft Resolution on Syria Up for Vote at UNSC

    Russia Puts Alternative Draft Resolution on Syria Up for Vote at UNSC

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    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces, backed by Russian war planes and Iranian support, have been battling to capture eastern Aleppo, the rebel-held half of Syria's largest city, where more than 250,000 civilians are trapped. Moscow says the campaign's goal is to fight terrorism. It rejects accusations of targeting civilians. The recent disclosures of alleged hacked e-mails on sites like DCLeaks.com and WikiLeaks and by the Guccifer 2.0 online persona are consistent with the methods and ...
  • Anna Hazare condemns Kejriwal's demand to prove surgical strikes

    Anna Hazare condemns Kejriwal's demand to prove surgical strikes

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    On Monday, Kejriwal had released a 3-minute video, in which though he praised PM Narendra Modi for his fearless stand, but along with that he also sought proof from the Indian Government regarding the surgical strikes . Prime Minister that the Indian army has done a great job and gave a strong message to Pakistan. He said that the reports by global media also questioned the authenticity of the strikes.
  • RCMP apologizes, settles historic sexual harassment claims

    RCMP apologizes, settles historic sexual harassment claims

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    RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson apologized Thursday to hundreds of current and former female officers and employees for alleged bullying, discrimination and harassment of women since they were allowed on the force. It is the first settlement of a systemic workplace harassment claim in Canada, according to the two law firms that negotiated the deal. "I love my flag, I love my country and I loved my job - I left way too early", Ms.
  • Commuter railroad changes arrival rule after station crash

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    The train's event recorder indicates that approximately 38 seconds before the crash, while the locomotive was traveling at about 8 miles per hour, the throttle was increased from idle to the No. When the Hoboken station does reopen, the New York Times reports that all conductors will now have to join the engineers in the front vehicle when the train is pulling into thatstation and the Atlantic City station - a pretty big change that was issued the day before the NTSB released its first ...
  • Kaine, Pence Square Off in VP Debate

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    Pence repeatedly denied that Trump had made certain controversial comments or simply shrugged them off when vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine raised direct quotes Trump has made. Of Putin, Trump said, "I don't love, I don't hate. We'll see how it works", the property billionaire told a rally outside Las Vegas. Trump has often been criticized for saying Putin is a "strong" and "highly respected" leader.
  • Supreme Court Weighs Bias Claims in Murder Trial

    Supreme Court Weighs Bias Claims in Murder Trial

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    In six of the seven cases, the inmates received new sentencing hearings; Buck did not. Buck has been trying for years to get federal courts to look at his claim that his rights were violated when jurors were told by a defense expert witness that Buck was more likely to be risky in the future because he is black.
  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong 'detained in Thailand'

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    Deporting Wong will "be counterproductive because it will attract global attention", Thitinan said, adding it will "send a signal that Thailand's space is not open". When Wong landed in Bangkok , he found a large group of immigration officials and police waiting for him; he was sent back to Hong Kong about 12 hours after he landed.
  • South Africa university shuts for week after protests

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    Apartheid era inequalities have persisted in South Africa's higher education sector, often exasperated by the ANC's failure to tackle inequality and cost of living concerns. Students had been protesting since Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande announced earlier this month that universities may increase the fees for 2017 by up to 8%.
  • 'Duchess' blazer by Canadian brand Smythe apparent staple for Kate

    'Duchess' blazer by Canadian brand Smythe apparent staple for Kate

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    Haida Gwaii means "islands of the people " and archaeologists believe the area has been inhabited for at least 10,000 years. Just before noon, Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, will start their visit with a canoe trip from Skidegate Landing to the Kay Centre.
  • Luke's Diner from Gilmore Girls Will Come Alive at This Williamsburg C

    Luke's Diner from Gilmore Girls Will Come Alive at This Williamsburg C

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    We've emailed our friends at the United Kingdom branch of Stars Hollow to find out whether such a cool thing might wend its way to Britain and Northern Ireland, and we'll report back as soon as we hear anything. Fans have already expressed major excitement about the Luke's Diner pop-ups . Visitors are being encouraged to check their coffee sleeves for surprises, and Snapchat users will find codes they can scan to get a unique filter.
  • Xiaomi Mi Box Officially Released for Under $70

    Xiaomi Mi Box Officially Released for Under $70

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    The Mi Box is now only sold in the United States, and there is no word when the product will be released in other global markets. The box ships with Android TV 6.0 and comes with a Bluetooth remote control, and the remote also has a microphone, allowing you to control the media streamer using voice commands.
  • Roadside bomb kills US service member in Afghanistan

    Roadside bomb kills US service member in Afghanistan

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    Gen. Charles Cleveland, a senior USA military spokesman in Afghanistan, said that the us -led military coalition will continue to carry out operations against the Islamic State, and has carried out multiple airstrikes in Nangarhar within the last week.
  • Asian stocks mostly up as Deutsche Bank concerns ease

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    Burney Co. acquired a new position in Deutsche Bank AG during the second quarter valued at about $138,000. Stocks were lower after the open, reflecting subdued trading activity in the futures market. Q: What effect has this uncertainty had in the rest of Europe's financial markets (especially after the Brexit vote)? But now, "we have a timetable".
  • Airstrikes destroy bakery in Syria's Aleppo

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    It comes after the United States warned that it will end talks on military co-operation unless Moscow stops the bombing. Rycroft also dismissed a Russian proposal for a 48-hour humanitarian pause in fighting in Aleppo. Ms Power described the latest offensive as "soul-shattering" and accused Russian Federation and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of "unleashing a savagery" against civilians.
  • Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate

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    Widergren said she was particularly appalled to learn that the billionaire businessman hadn't paid contractors who worked for him. "At the end of the night, 71% of town hall participants trusted Clinton more than Donald Trump to be commander-in-chief, and 29% trusted Trump more".