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Egypt: 55 policemen killed in gunbattle with militants

Egypt: 55 policemen killed in gunbattle with militants Fifteen "terrorists" were killed or injured in the attack, state-run media outlet Ahram Online reported Saturday, citing the Interior Ministry. Hasm claimed responsibility for the attack, saying in a statement that it killed at least 28 members of the security forces and wounded 32 others. [Full Article...]

Thousands of unseen JFK assassination files are about to be released

Thousands of unseen JFK assassination files are about to be released Theorists still wonder if a some of the documents were destroyed before the remaining were sealed.John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. [Full Article...]

Congress seeks to widen anti-BJP Gujarat front, OBC leader joins party

Congress seeks to widen anti-BJP Gujarat front, OBC leader joins party He also questioned the timing of the Congress' offer. They joined the BJP after a meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and state party chief Jitu Vaghani during its parliamentary board meeting, which was also attended by BJP president Amit Shah . [Full Article...]

Storm Brian expected to cause chaos in wake of Ophelia

Storm Brian expected to cause chaos in wake of Ophelia The seafront and a row of fearless spectators in Porthcawl, South Wales, aare seen being engulfed by waves from Storm Brian this morning. Met Eireann claims Ireland will get very heavy rain and strong wind throughout today and tomorrow with western areas expected to bare the brunt of the storm. [Full Article...]

Policeman gunned down in Quetta shortly after blast

Policeman gunned down in Quetta shortly after blast Police and FC troops have reached the area, which has been cordoned off for gathering evidence. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the auto bombing, which took place in the Saryab Road area of Quetta , the provincial capital of Baluchistan. [Full Article...]

LEGO's Women Of NASA Ready For Liftoff Nov. 1

LEGO's Women Of NASA Ready For Liftoff Nov. 1 Lego is honoring the women of Hidden Figures while releasing its latest product created to foster interest in STEM careers. If you are in the NYC area the set will be available at the Flatiron District LEGO Store on October 28, 2017. The figures to be included in the set will consist of Nancy Grace Roman , Margaret Hamilton , Sally Ride and Mae Jemison . The women each come with pieces f... [Full Article...]

Maryland office park shooting: 3 Dead 2 Injured

Maryland office park shooting: 3 Dead 2 Injured Police are now looking for a 37-year-old suspect, Radeed Labeeb Prince. All five people shot were employees at Advanced Granite Solutions. All of the victims are employees of the business that designs, manufactures and installs countertops. [Full Article...]

Sri Lankan team hesitant to visit Pakistan for T20 fixture

Babar Azam scored a succesive hundred while Shadab Khan recorded his career best bowling and batting performance to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second one-day global in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella leaves the field after being dismissed by Pakistan's Junaid Khan during the second one day global (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan... [Full Article...]

North Korea: 'The Entire US Mainland Is Within Our Firing Range'

North Korea: 'The Entire US Mainland Is Within Our Firing Range' This time, it comes courtesy of the country's deputy United Nations ambassador, who warned on Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula has now reached a stage where " nuclear war may break out at any moment". As part of the new sanctions, North Korean workers in the European Union will not have their work permits renewed when they expire, except for refugees and those needing worldwide p... [Full Article...]

Canada and Mexico will reportedly reject America's demands on NAFTA

Canada and Mexico will reportedly reject America's demands on NAFTA Mexico and Canada have repeatedly and publicly denounced US demands as the fourth round of talks concludes. Under current rules, at least 62% of the parts have to come from North America to avoid border taxes. The U.S. proposed raising that threshold to 85%, according to the Canadian government source. Over the past year, Mexico has aggressively pursued new or updated trade deals with other co... [Full Article...]

European Union imposes more sanctions on North Korea

European Union imposes more sanctions on North Korea While China and Russian Federation have backed the U.S.in terms of sanctions, they are also both deeply critical of US foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific and have joined a number of countries in appealing to Trump to de-escalate the increasingly tense nuclear standoff between him and his North Korean counterpart. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson responds to 'castration' comment on CNN, 'I'm fully intact'

Rex Tillerson responds to 'castration' comment on CNN, 'I'm fully intact' Tax plan puts swing-state Republicans in tough spot MORE (R-Tenn.) that Trump is trying to "publicly castrate" his chief diplomat. In an interview with CNN, Tillerson tried to minimize tweets the president recently sent that appeared to undermine the secretary of state's diplomatic efforts and credibility. [Full Article...]

Modi to share dais with Nitish during Bihar visit tomorrow

Modi to share dais with Nitish during Bihar visit tomorrow PM Modi's visit to Bihar Museum in Patna; Bihar CM Nitish Kumar along with Deputy CM Sushil Modi, Ram Vilas Paswan . "But today while welcoming PM Modi to "his Patna University ", he tweeted, "...even I got an invitation, alas very late and with a very short notice...delayed by the "more loyal than the King's people" involved in the affair. [Full Article...]

USA named condition for return to UNESCO

USA named condition for return to UNESCO UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in a Thursday statement expressed " profound regret " at the country's decision to withdraw from UNESCO . The withdrawal was confirmed Thursday by US officials speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to be publicly named discussing the decision. [Full Article...]

Trump wanted tenfold increase in nuclear weapons, says network

Trump wanted tenfold increase in nuclear weapons, says network Trump indicated he wanted a bigger stockpile, not the bottom position on that downward-sloping curve". According to the network, Mr Trump had been shown a slide that showed the steady reduction of United States nukes since the late sixties, in line with post-cold war treaties. [Full Article...]

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough Hamas and Fatah agreed to transfer administration of Gaza to Union government at latest until December 1st. Ismail Haniyeh, leader of Hamas, said that a deal had been struck after two days of talks brokered by Egypt. The official was referring to the diplomatic Quartet on Middle East peace, which includes the United Nations, the United States, the European Union and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Mother leaves behind toddler in corn maze

Mother leaves behind toddler in corn maze Tuesday, anxious she had left her son in the maze overnight. The corn maze owner says the boy was scared and crying. It wasn't until Tuesday morning that the mother realized that her child went missing. The maze informed guests that they had a missing child, but nobody came to claim the boy by the time the maze had closed. No citations or charges have been filed as of yet, according WJPD Sgt... [Full Article...]

Sylvester Stallone Announces Creed 2's New Director, And It's Not Surprising

Creed followed the life and career of Adonis Johnson (played by Michael B. Jordan ) as he attempts to break into the world of boxing, to follow in the footsteps of his father. Sylvester Stallone will be doing more than playing Rocky Balboa in " Creed 2 ". So far Coogler, as well as the film's producer MGM, have yet to issue a comment on the recent announcement by Stallone. [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund says United Kingdom is exception to global growth

International Monetary Fund says United Kingdom is exception to global growth The IMF today lowered India's growth projection to 6.7 per cent in 2017, 0.5 percentage points less than its previous two forecasts and slower than China's 6.8 per cent, attributing it to demonetisation and introduction of the GST. The IMF's projection is broadly in line with consensus, but significantly more optimistic than the recent 1 per cent growth forecast by the Organisation for Economic ... [Full Article...]

France Will Not Support Catalan Independence

France Will Not Support Catalan Independence This "legal position" establishes the principle according to which a State born out of secession within the EU would not automatically be considered as part of the Union. The demonstrations were in response to last Sunday's disputed referendum on Catalan independence . But protesters have also marched in favor of independence since the October 1 vote, claiming that the Catalans have a disti... [Full Article...]


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