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Following the death of terrorist leaders Omarkhayam Maute and Isnilon Hapilon of the Abu Sayyaf Group during a pre-dawn offensive launched by the military on October 16, President Rodrigo Duterte declared the liberation of Marawi from the terrorists.
  • Substitute Teacher Removed After Putting Duct Tape Over 5th-Graders' Mouths

    Substitute Teacher Removed After Putting Duct Tape Over 5th-Graders' Mouths

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    All of them were deemed well enough by the nurse to continue at the school for the day. Officials say that the fifth-grade substitute teacher had put the tape on the students for several minutes. The district also said it told parents about the incident. One of the students, Carmello Brooks, ripped the duct tape off his mouth, but the teacher put another strip over his mouth , his mother, Adaeze Akudolu, said.
  • Lake Nakuru chopper crash victims identified

    Lake Nakuru chopper crash victims identified

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    The lake has been sealed off for rescue operations. The search was suspended on Saturday night due to poor visibility and only resumed on Sunday morning with the hope of getting the bodies. Last evening, the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority said initial reports indicated that there were no survivors in the chopper crash in Lake Nakuru.
  • Appreciate Tillerson's 'positive evaluation' of India-US ties, says MEA

    Appreciate Tillerson's 'positive evaluation' of India-US ties, says MEA

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    While appreciating Tillerson's remarks, New Delhi must make it clear that it will not be coaxed into taking a position which does not align with its own clear strategic imperatives. "China, while rising alongside India, has done so less responsibly, at times undermining the global, rules-based order", he added. Washington might see India as a counterweight to China, but India is too big a nation to be used by anyone for such a role.
  • Facebook supported Hillary, not me during presidential election, says Trump

    Facebook supported Hillary, not me during presidential election, says Trump

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    As per tradition, Clinton attended the inauguration with her husband, former President Bill Clinton "to show support [for the] continuity of our government". "Happy to send you a copy". The president's tweet comes after it was revealed that Russian-based hackers used social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.
  • Hokies dominate North Carolina with defense

    Hokies dominate North Carolina with defense

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    Turnovers continue to plague North Carolina, and Virginia Tech took full advantage of three Tar Heels' giveaways. The offense came alive in the second quarter. Virginia Tech padded the score in the third quarter on an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jackson to Phillips. It was that kind of day for the home team.
  • Virbhadra files papers for Himachal polls, Dhumal on Monday

    Virbhadra files papers for Himachal polls, Dhumal on Monday

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    The Congress did just that as it could ill afford a headless party with just a few weeks until the state goes to polls - the party removed Suku as Himachal election campaign committee chief and appointed Virbhadra in his place. The Congress is yet to announce candidates for nine seats and the uncertainty over whether Vikramaditya, 28, will contest is expected to be resolved soon.
  • Trump says Sen. Rand Paul will support the tax plan

    Trump says Sen. Rand Paul will support the tax plan

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    The budget resolution would allow the GOP tax proposal to add as much as $1.5 trillion to the deficit over 10 years. What will it take to pass tax reform? The budget approved by the Senate expects up to $1.5 tn in tax cuts. But corporations, which pay billions in local property levies and state income taxes, wouldn't be affected. Unless there are Republican defections, the measure could be approved without Democratic support.
  • Former presidents together tonight for charity concert

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    Obama, speaking at the One America Appeal benefit concert for hurricane victims Saturday night, praised Americans who are helping in the recovery efforts. 21, 2017. Presidents Barack Obama , George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter are set to attend the concert. The last time the five were together was in 2013, when Obama was still in office, at the dedication of George W.
  • United Nations has 'tremendous potential' under new leadership

    United Nations has 'tremendous potential' under new leadership

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    McMaster. "And I can tell you, speaking for the United States , we appreciate it". "I mean, to have this group of nations in one location with one person - which is you - leading it strongly, I think, is - in terms of world peace and other things and other - many other things that you're working on - I just wish you luck because the potential that you have is really unlimited", Trump said.
  • Police close Kenneka Jenkins death investigation

    Police close Kenneka Jenkins death investigation

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    Instead, police told them the reports, photos and videos would be released publicly on Friday, "with the exception of a few select photographs they wished to share with the family before they were released", attorneys said, describing them as being "of a personal, private and indecent nature".
  • Putin calls on Americans to respect Trump

    Putin calls on Americans to respect Trump

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    In an interview with The Sunday Telegraph, the woman once dubbed " Russia's Paris Hilton" said her candidacy was a step toward getting rid of Mr Putin , who got his start in politics as an aide to her father Anatoly Sobchak, then head of Leningrad.
  • Detroit Red Wings trade Riley Sheahan to Pittsburgh Penguins, report says

    Detroit Red Wings trade Riley Sheahan to Pittsburgh Penguins, report says

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    He will need a work visa before he can join the Wings. The Penguins also receive a fifth-round selection in next year's draft. He has lost money daily in the National Hockey League since paychecks began with the regular season. Sheahan has had an up and down career since the Red Wings drafted him 21st overall in the 2010 NHL Draft. He'll be a permanent member of Red Wings' history books, having scored the last goal ever at Joe Louis Arena.
  • Global Health Leaders Want Mugabe's Ambassadorial Status Reversed

    Global Health Leaders Want Mugabe's Ambassadorial Status Reversed

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    The 93-year-old Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, has always been criticized at home for going overseas for medical treatment as Zimbabwe's once-prosperous economy falls apart. I hear your concerns. Mugabe has always been criticized for corruption and abuse of power, and the decision to name him a goodwill ambassador for WHO stunned health experts and rights activists.
  • Air Force could recall up to 1000 retired pilots after Trump order

    Air Force could recall up to 1000 retired pilots after Trump order

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    The previous limit allowed just 25 retired officers per branch of the military to be called up. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Cmdr. The cited cause of the national emergency was the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Between 2017 and 2036, the world's commercial aviation industry will need 637,000 new commercial airline pilots , according to a Boeing forecast released in July.
  • "Underwear bomber" sues feds over prison treatment

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    The man known as "the underwear bomber " is suing over bad treatment in prison. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried and failed to blow up an airliner full of passengers on Christmas in 2009, but now he's suing the US government for better treatment while in prison.
  • Czech Republic sees shift to the right in parliamentary vote

    Czech Republic sees shift to the right in parliamentary vote

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    Babis, 63, is the second-richest man in the nation, with an estimated worth of $4.1 billion, according to Forbes . In a blow to the country's traditional political elite, four of the top five vote-getting parties on Saturday were ones that have challenged the traditional political mainstream.
  • TN pays respect to over 300 policemen martyred in last one year

    TN pays respect to over 300 policemen martyred in last one year

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    While members of two parties, the third one comprising two police constables and a porter did not, the statement said. All available personnel were mobilized early next morning in search of the missing personnel. Deputy Commissioner of Gadag Manoj Jain has said that since citizens lead a peaceful life because of the sacrifices of police personnel, they (citizens) have a responsibility to give moral support to the latter.
  • Teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl

    Teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl

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    Hagerty High School student multiple times at school, Sheriff's Office spokesman Bob Kealing said. The understudy told delegates shape the Seminole County Sheriff's Office she and the Truman engaged in sexual relations "various circumstances" in the secondary school from March to May 2016, WFTV announced.
  • Vigilante mobs kill nine 'vampires' in Malawi, 140 people arrested

    Vigilante mobs kill nine 'vampires' in Malawi, 140 people arrested

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    Six people had already been killed in the attacks but as the mania spread into the country's second-biggest city of Blantyre, two more suspected blood-suckers were killed. In a meeting with community leaders in the hot spot district of Mulanje on October 13, Mutharika had warned people to stop using witchcraft to " suck people's blood ".
  • Severe Weather Threat Returns To Green Country

    Severe Weather Threat Returns To Green Country

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    Rainfall amounts are greater than last week's rain event. Isolated storms are possible for the Oklahoma City metro area earlier in the day Saturday. Here is when you can expect showers and storms where you live. Make sure you have multiple ways to receive severe weather alerts. Carry the free 40/29 News app wherever you go and connect to local news .