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Talks on revising NAFTA extended into 2018

Talks on revising NAFTA extended into 2018

The influx of imports swelled America's trade deficit with Mexico, which came to $62 billion previous year. They next meet in Mexico Nov. 17-21. The Brookings Institution's Dany Bahar said trade def...

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Six policemen killed, 24 injured in blast in Pakistan

Six policemen killed, 24 injured in blast in Pakistan

Minutes after the blast in Quetta , two security personnel were killed in an IED explosion in the Frontier Region (FR) of Bannu in the country's northwest. Speaking to media on Wednesday, Bugti state...

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Almost 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW

Almost 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW

Many of the Rohingyas who arrived since Sunday told the UNHCR they were forced to leave when their villages were set on fire. "Every minute counts, given the fragile condition they're arriving in", UN...

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

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

Robert Lighthizer , the U.S. Trade Representative, didn't mince words in response to the criticism. The meeting will be terminated in fourth part of negotiations, United States trade representative ...

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Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

Ambassador, Kim In-ryong, was speaking to the UN General Assembly committee on Monday and stated that North Korea is the only country that has been subjected to an extreme and direct nuclear threat...

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Two Chinese nationals charged with selling fentanyl to U.S. suppliers

Two Chinese nationals charged with selling fentanyl to U.S. suppliers

In 2016 alone, some 20,000 Americans died because of fentanyl overdoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Zhang and 40-year-old Xiaobing Yan, who was indicted in MS feder...

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Classes cancelled as college instructors hit the picket lines

Classes cancelled as college instructors hit the picket lines

More than 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians across the province are off the job after both sides failed to come to a tentative agreement before the strike deadline of 12:01 Mo...

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IAF Takes Out Syrian Antiaircraft Battery in Retaliatory Raid

IAF Takes Out Syrian Antiaircraft Battery in Retaliatory Raid

All Israeli aircraft returned to base safely and a few hours later responded by launching four bombs towards the same battery, destroying it. The Syrian army denounced the Israeli strike as a host...

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Trump reportedly once joked that Pence 'wants to hang' all gay people

Trump reportedly once joked that Pence 'wants to hang' all gay people

Pence also sidestepped Christie on the decision to hire former National Security Agency director Mike Flynn , who is now a main player in multiple investigations into Russia's interference in the 201...

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AirAsia crew members 'screaming and crying' in mid-air emergency

AirAsia crew members 'screaming and crying' in mid-air emergency

However, AirAsia did not comment on allegations made by passengers against the flight staff. The plane landed safely in Perth, with passengers rescheduled for later journeys. 'The safety of our gu...

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Som's Taj Mahal remarks his personal viewpoint: RSS

Som's Taj Mahal remarks his personal viewpoint: RSS

He further said the Mughals oppressed the Hindus in many ways but contributions made by them in terms of art and architecture should not be objected by anyone. You have demolished Babri Masjid, so a...

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India beat Pakistan with 3-1 in Hockey Asia Cup 2017

India beat Pakistan with 3-1 in Hockey Asia Cup 2017

In the Super 4s, which get underway on October 18, India and Pakistan will be joined by the top two teams from Pool B, with Malaysia already having qualified and to be joined by the victor of Monday...

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Tejas Express: 26 fall sick after having food on train

Tejas Express: 26 fall sick after having food on train

The Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation ( IRCTC ) tweeted that 24 passengers had been admitted to LifeCare hospital for medical assistance. Summary: An IRCTC spokesperson said, "First, a ...

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Kurds, Iraqi forces in stand-off in Kirkuk

Kurds, Iraqi forces in stand-off in Kirkuk

The National Security Council headed by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said it viewed as a "dangerous escalation" the presence of armed men "not belonging to the regular security forces in Kirku...

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Islamic school's girl-boy segregation ruled 'unlawful' by United Kingdom court panel

A three-judge bench of the Court of Appeal in London ruled that the policy of Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham of compulsory segregation from Class 5 onwards caused detriment and less favourable treat...

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Mogadishu truck bomb: Blast in Somali capital kills at least 20

Mogadishu truck bomb: Blast in Somali capital kills at least 20

About two hours after the truck bomb went off, a second blast rocked the city's Madina district. Police say 20 people were killed in the explosion in Mogadishu and at least 15 were injured. The atta...

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German Soccer Team Hertha BSC Kneels In Solidarity With NFL Anthem Protests

BC-SOC-Hertha-Protest, 3rd Ld-Writethru, 329'Take a knee' comes to Germany through Hertha solidarityAP Photo SOB101, XSOC101Eds: Updates with more quotes, detail. Hertha Berlin features players from 1...

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Susan Collins Forgoes Bid For Maine Governor, Will Run For Re-Election Instead

The four-term Republican senator, whose reputation is belied by her tendency to vote in line with Trump , made her announcement at the end of a Friday morning speech . She would have joined a crowde...

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Three skydivers die after suspected mid-air collision in Australia

A local resident said three people had fallen onto the lawn of a property on the street, about 1.5 kilometres north of the usual landing site. The solo skydiver was a "highly experienced instructor ...

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Sex with wife under 18 is rape

Sex with wife under 18 is rape

The section dealt with rape and effectively excluded marital rape of girls between the ages 15 and 18 from the purview of rape. However, this exception left room for the cruel sexual exploitation of...

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PSG boss investigated over World Cup media rights

PSG boss investigated over World Cup media rights

The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) has opened criminal proceedings against Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and former Federation Internationale de Football Association secretar...

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Ophelia becomes a hurricane, tying record from 1893

Ophelia becomes a hurricane, tying record from 1893

A STORM hurtling towards Scotland across the Atlantic has been upgraded to a hurricane, prompting concern among Brits. While she won't affect the United States, it's possible that she threatens not ...

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Liberia expects provisional election results Thursday

Liberia expects provisional election results Thursday

Vice President Joseph Boakai of the ruling Unity Party (UP) is one of the contenders along with former worldwide football star George Weah who is heading up the main opposition Coalition for Democrati...

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Trump Claims We Tricked Bob Corker. Here's the Truth

Trump Claims We Tricked Bob Corker. Here's the Truth

At the end of last month Mr Corker announced that he did not intend to seek reelection in 2018. Corker told reporters that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White Hous...

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Ankara calls for resolution to Turkey-US tensions

Ankara calls for resolution to Turkey-US tensions

Pointing to the annual trade volume of some $800 million and $150 million investments, Vucetic said the two countries have the potential to strengthen cooperation. Ambassador John Bass for the tension...

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