• Turkish, Iraqi PMs discuss Kurdish referendum

    Turkish, Iraqi PMs discuss Kurdish referendum

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    The autonomous region's election authorities say the independence referendum passed with 92.7 percent support and turnout of more than 72 percent . The Tasnim News Agency reports that the airports at Sulaymaniyah and Erbil are affected. "They can not walk away like this", he said. On Wednesday, the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority sent a notice to foreign airlines telling them flights to Erbil and Sulaimaniya in the Kurdish region would be suspended at Friday at 3:00pm GMT (1:00am AEST) ...
  • More than 120000 flee Bali's rumbling volcano

    More than 120000 flee Bali's rumbling volcano

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    A Balinese man watches the Mount Agung volcano covered with clouds at a temple in the Karangasem district of Bali, Indonesia on September 26, 2017. It comes after the volcano was at its highest alert level since last Friday. Volcanologists say the recent dramatic escalation in tremors indicates an eruption is more likely than not, but they can not say with certainty when it will happen.
  • Trump slams Facebook as lawmakers await ads amid Russian Federation probe

    Trump slams Facebook as lawmakers await ads amid Russian Federation probe

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    Zuckerberg said these stories make it clear there's even more that "we can do to help the community work together in disasters to keep us all safe". Both sides are upset about ideas and content they don't like. The US president accused the social network of "collusion" on Twitter , branding it "anti-Trump". In addition to removing the fake accounts, Facebook combated fake news with its Related Articles feature, which gives users access to different perspectives.
  • Islamic State claims responsibility for rocket, mortar fire on Kabul airport

    Islamic State claims responsibility for rocket, mortar fire on Kabul airport

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    He did not reveal how many rockets were fired. Mattis and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg are in Kabul for a visit and were scheduled to hold a joint news conference with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani . One witness said he counted at least "13 explosions". "Germany has been a strong supporter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Afghanistan for many many years", Stoltenberg said.
  • Spyder 1st Day Box Office Collection

    Spyder 1st Day Box Office Collection

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    The film has grossed $681,000 from 205 locations in USA which show an increase of Mahesh's market even after Brahmotsavam. The movie registered an average of 75 percent occupancy.The film had minted Rs 23.4 crore gross in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana alone on Wednesday.
  • Mark Zuckerberg argues back after Trump tweets about Facebook bias

    Mark Zuckerberg argues back after Trump tweets about Facebook bias

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    Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg , however, wasn't about to take this criticism lying down. "Liberals say we helped Trump", Zuckerberg said in a statement posted to Facebook . congress investigation. "That's 1000x more than any problematic ads we've found". Representatives for Facebook and the newspapers did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump's tweet.
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fremont tops Davis in 4-set tussle

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fremont tops Davis in 4-set tussle

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    Myliah Lincoln went 11 for 11 serving with four aces, a kill and 24 assists. The Salem jayvee team won in straight sets. Chloe McClenny had five kills, Abby Self had six assists and Sophia Thompson had 13 digs. AT - Jewell Prophet 9 aces, 4 digs, 3 kills, 2 assists, 17 points; Nina Nevarez 4 aces, 2 digs, 4 kills, 12 points; Jess Marcos 5 aces, 3 digs, 5 assists, 7 points.
  • Trump Says 'Shipping Industry' Doesn't Want Shipping Waiver For Puerto Rico

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    Most hospitals were without electricity or adequate fuel for generators, though the island was expected to get some medical relief next week with the arrival of the 1,000-bed U.S. "The Department of Homeland Security has been given the ability to waive the Jones Act to accommodate national security concerns, and has done so twice in the last month", writes Senator McCain.
  • For revamp & upgrade: Rs 25000-crore package for police reforms

    For revamp & upgrade: Rs 25000-crore package for police reforms

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    The government on Wednesday unveiled a Rs 25,060 crore umbrella scheme for the "Modernisation of Police Forces". It will cover the northeastern States, Jammu and Kashmir and Left-wing extremism affected States. It will be linked with other pillars of the criminal justice system such as prisons, forensic laboratories and prosecution offices. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad described the decision as "perhaps one of the biggest modernisation schemes on internal security".
  • Manchester United boss Mourinho wants to wrap up qualification asap

    Manchester United boss Mourinho wants to wrap up qualification asap

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    They didn't look as good as they are, because of us", he told BT Sport . "We have such a hard Premier League to play that if we can qualify before the last match that would be a bonus for us". "We were expecting a more hard match but our start was really strong". Chelsea and Manchester United have made it two wins from as many games in the European Champions League .
  • France's Macron seeks joint defence force under European Union reforms

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    Macron offered a sweeping vision for Europe's future in a speech Tuesday, calling for the European Union to cooperate more closely on defense, immigration, tax and social policy, and for the single currency bloc to have its own budget. "The only path is our path: Refounding a sovereign, united and democratic Europe". Macron made it clear that he wanted France and Germany to lead the major reform push for Europe, inviting renewed criticism that his approach is dismissive of smaller ...
  • Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi test today

    Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi test today

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    The Sri Lankan team won the toss and chose to bat first in the first cricket Test of two-match series against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Addressing a presser yesterday, Ahmed said that he has learnt a lot from Misbah and Younis, adding: "The team's morale is very good".
  • Alabama Senate Race Shines Light On Turmoil In GOP

    Alabama Senate Race Shines Light On Turmoil In GOP

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    And as Bannon said at a pro-Moore rally last week, "We did not come here to defy Donald Trump-we came here to praise and honor him". While Trump may be shifting his support to outsider Moore, the race in Alabama, in the heart of the Deep South, was the latest political battleground over the direction that the Republican leadership is taking the party in Washington .
  • Assets Reference Case: Ishaq Dar Indicted, Refuses To Accept The Accusation

    Assets Reference Case: Ishaq Dar Indicted, Refuses To Accept The Accusation

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    Meanwhile, the court rejected an application filed by Dar requesting exemption from personal attendance in court hearings and said the case would be heard on a day-to-day basis after Muharram holidays. Dar has close ties to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified from holding office by the Supreme Court for concealing his financial assets in July.
  • OPEC+ states discuss extending oil cut deal for 3-6 months

    OPEC+ states discuss extending oil cut deal for 3-6 months

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    Brent crude futures rose to 56.20 dollars a barrel by 12:19 p.m. EDT (1619 GMT), while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 91 cents, or 1.8 per cent to 50.39 dollars. Between 2014 and 2016, global oil companies reduced spending by a whopping 40%, efforts that included significant layoffs and withdrawals from projects seen as too expensive or unlikely to bear near-term profits.
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia to lead Congress, says Kamal Nath — Madhya Pradesh polls

    Jyotiraditya Scindia to lead Congress, says Kamal Nath — Madhya Pradesh polls

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    With Scindia now being made the face of the party in Madhya Pradesh ahead of the elections, Kamal Nath, in all likelihood, is set to become the Congress party leader in Lok Sabha. "We have gone into elections not projecting a face". Extending his full support to Jyotiraditya, veteran Kamal Nath seemed to assure the party that the young chief ministerial candidate would get all help from other party leaders in the state during the polls.
  • Thai PM: Fugitive former leader Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai

    Thai PM: Fugitive former leader Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai

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    Yingluck, who was active on social media, has not commented publicly since disappearing from public view last month. While Gen. Prawit said Thailand has no extradition treaty with the Gulf State nation, he asserted the authorities there have requested Yingluck not to "get involved in politics".
  • Guggenheim Pulls Works from Show

    Guggenheim Pulls Works from Show

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    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has pulled three controversial works of art from an upcoming exhibition in response to sustained criticism from animal rights activists, who claim that the pieces promote cruelty against animals. However, the Guggenheim makes no mention of the petition or outcry against the display in its statement on pulling the exhibit. An online petition decrying the three works gained more than 700,000 signatures as of early Wednesday morning.