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Police in NY identified the suspect as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, a citizen of Uzbekistan, who has been in the United States on a visa since 2010. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis, during his Angelus address on the feast of All Saints on Wednesday, expressed his deep sorrow following recent terrorist attacks in Somalia, Afghanistan and on Tuesday in NY.
  • Donald Trump Jr threatens to give daughter harsh lesson in socialism

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    It's never to (sic) early to teach her about socialism", the president's eldest son tweeted, along with a photo of his daughter dressed as a police officer and carrying a bucket of candy. Trump, who shares 10-year-old Kai, 8-year-old Donald, 6-year-old Tristan, 5-year-old Spencer and 3-year-old Chloe with wife Vanessa Trump, visited a haunted house on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with his children.
  • NTPC Explosion: Boiler blast claims 9 lives, injures 100

    NTPC Explosion: Boiler blast claims 9 lives, injures 100

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    Most of the injured are believed to have sustained burns from the explosion and have been rushed to hospital for treatment, according to media reports. The government also announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the family of those workers who have died and Rs 50,000 for the grievously injured and Rs 25,000 for other injured workers.
  • Deaths, numerous injuries in NY truck attack

    Deaths, numerous injuries in NY truck attack

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    Police closed off streets across the western edge of Manhattan along the Hudson River, and officers rushed into the neighbourhood just as people were preparing for Halloween festivities, including the big annual parade through Greenwich Village.
  • Illegal Hawkers: MNS and Congress workers clash in Dadar

    Illegal Hawkers: MNS and Congress workers clash in Dadar

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    And this led to call rapid action force. Workers of both parties have been detained. The incident took place a little while after Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam addressed a meeting with the hawkers. Congress came in support of illegal hawkers this morning at Dadar station. "My only aim is to implement the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act , which essentially gives rights to the street hawkers as well as licences".
  • NYC Halloween parade marches on despite terror attack

    NYC Halloween parade marches on despite terror attack

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    The NYPD added extra officers, heavy weapons teams and sand trucks as protective blockers along the parade route, and officials emphasized that New Yorkers should feel safe. Eight people were killed and several were injured after a man driving a rented Home Depot truck plowed into pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path in lower Manhattan after 3 p.m.
  • Trump's lawyer says pardons 'not on the table'

    Trump's lawyer says pardons 'not on the table'

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    That is evident from investigators' efforts to interview White House aides who were not involved in the 2016 campaign, and from leaks suggesting that Mr. Yesterday, the game changed, when former campaign chair Paul Manafort was arrested and charged with numerous offences, including conspiring against the United States.
  • Hamas cedes Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority control

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    Hisham Adwan, director of information at the Hamas crossings authority, said Palestinian Authority employees would resume full control of the border. Israel and the United States have reservations about the intra-Palestinian pact, however, given refusals by Hamas - which has fought three wars with Israel since seizing control of Gaza from Abbas in 2007 - to relinquish its rockets and other arms.
  • New York Terror Attack: What is known so far

    New York Terror Attack: What is known so far

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    Prime Minister Theresa May said she was "appalled by this cowardly attack" and that the United Kingdom stands with NYC. In response to the atrocity - the deadliest terror attack to strike NY since September 11 - president Donald Trump ordered the security services to "step up" vetting procedures.
  • Google Doodle honours critic and author Abdul Qavi Desnavi on 87th birthday

    Google Doodle honours critic and author Abdul Qavi Desnavi on 87th birthday

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    Some of his noted works are "Sat Tehriren", "Motala-E-Khotool", "Ghalib" along with his writings on Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The Doodle was crafted by guest Google Doodler Prabha Mallya . Over the five years decade, author Desnavi wrote the wider range of Urdu texts including biographies, poetry and anthologies.
  • Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, numerous casualties

    Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, numerous casualties

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    The target of the attack was not immediately clear but as well as foreign embassies, the area contains a defence ministry department dealing with foreign relations and several private businesses, including a barber and a travel agency. Witnesses said they saw multiple casualties being carried from the scene of the blast and driven away in ambulances. The attack occurred in the late afternoon, when many office workers were leaving the area.
  • Suspect in deadly NYC truck attack ticketed in Platte County in 2015

    Suspect in deadly NYC truck attack ticketed in Platte County in 2015

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    The officials said Saipov has a Florida driver's license and may have been staying in New Jersey, and a family friend described roots he had in OH, where he lived years ago and was a commercial truck driver . "We at this moment based on the information we have, we know of eight innocent people who have lost their lives". NY and other cities around the globe have been on high alert against attacks by extremists in vehicles.
  • Republicans lose interest in bills to protect Mueller from Trump

    Republicans lose interest in bills to protect Mueller from Trump

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    Manafort and Gates pleaded not guilty . (NJ-10) released the following statement after former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort surrendered to law enforcement and following news that a Trump-campaign adviser has pleaded guilty for making a false statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation relating to Russian contacts during the 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Climbing on Uluru to be banned from October 2019

    Climbing on Uluru to be banned from October 2019

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    Anangu senior traditional owner and board chairman Sammy Wilson told the board Uluru's custodians had been "intimidated" into keeping the climb open. The ban will come into effect on October 26, 2019, giving tour operators time to clear pre-booked visitors. Last year, Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles sparked debate when he described the suggestion as "ludicrous".
  • Trump stiffening extreme vetting of foreigners after NY truck attack

    Trump stiffening extreme vetting of foreigners after NY truck attack

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    White House officials had no immediate comment to explain the president's tweet . While President Trump was complaining about political correctness, former New York Senator Hillary Clinton offered thoughtful, measured words. He also ordered the agencies to adopt unspecified "enhanced vetting protocols and procedures" for people seeking United States visas, to prevent terrorists or people supporting them from entering, according to a memorandum describing the plan.