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It was PIA's last New York-Lahore flight as it had just suspended the route, so Etihad Airlines had to step in. According to a report published by a private media outlet, the national carrier "forgot" two coffins at New York City port as the flight departed for Karachi.
  • White House: Trump has called NY officials on attack

    White House: Trump has called NY officials on attack

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    The attack is not considered part of a wider terrorist plot, however, and the suspect is thought to have acted as a lone-wolf killer, according to Governor Cuomo. "I received calls yesterday from the homeland security secretary and from the homeland security adviser in the White House, Mr. Bossert", de Blasio said.
  • Michael Fallon quits as defence secretary

    Michael Fallon quits as defence secretary

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    Fallon said in a letter Wednesday to Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May that he may have "fallen short of the high standards" expected of the military. The cabinet secretary is investigating whether Mr Green breached the ministerial code of conduct but Conservative MP Anna Soubry said he should step aside pending the investigation.
  • Killed in Yemen Airstrike

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    A crowded hotel and neighboring al-Layl market were struck in Saada province near the border with Saudi Arabia , the rebel-controlled Saba News Agency said . Al-Ezi said another airstrike killed three people in a different part of the vast province. The coalition, which has backed Yemen's government in a war since March 2015 with the Houthi movement, did not comment.
  • NY truck attack: Trump backs Guantanamo for suspect

    NY truck attack: Trump backs Guantanamo for suspect

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    Trump's suggestion about sending Saipov to Gitmo came after Sen. "The terrorist attack in NY is the latest brutal, horrific example of the war that radical Islamist extremists are waging against our nation and our way of life", McCain said in a statement Wednesday .
  • The White House's Counter-Theory of Russian Collusion Is Falling Apart

    The White House's Counter-Theory of Russian Collusion Is Falling Apart

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    ABC White House correspondent Jon Karl asked Sanders to elaborate on White House chief of staff John Kelly's comments from Monday night when he said the Russian Federation investigation was "very distracting" to Trump and his agenda. "[He was] complimentary of the people that were volunteering on behalf of the campaign". A federal judge in Washington issued a partial stay on President Trump's ban on transgender military members Monday, halting the rollout of a change the White House ...
  • President Kovind appreciates Bhutan on Doklam solution

    President Kovind appreciates Bhutan on Doklam solution

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    India and China's troops were locked in a 73-day stand-off in Doklam, a tri-junction between Sino-India and Bhutanese border near Sikkim, from June 16 this year after Indian Army personnel stopped the Chinese Army from building a road in the disputed area.
  • Boy tied to minivan's roof to hold down plastic pool

    Boy tied to minivan's roof to hold down plastic pool

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    A Fredonia mom tied her 9-year-old son to the roof of the family minivan so he could hold down a molded plastic pool they'd just purchased, a criminal complaint said. Schmunk told police she had picked up a molded plastic pool to drop off at her sister's house, but did not have enough room for it in the minivan. Police said Schmunk told them she thought her actions were "OK", since her dad let her do things like that when she was nine.
  • Taxi 'drives into pedestrians on pavement' near London's Covent Garden

    Taxi 'drives into pedestrians on pavement' near London's Covent Garden

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    The crash comes the day after Uzbek national Sayfullo Saipov killed eight people and injured 12 by plowing a rented truck down a Manhattan bicycle path - New York's deadliest terror attack since 9/11. Not thought to be terrorist related". In a statement, the Met said it was are "aware of injuries", but are awaiting further confirmation. They also said that the driver of the cab is now "assisting police".
  • Mediator calls two sides in college faculty strike back to bargaining table

    Mediator calls two sides in college faculty strike back to bargaining table

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    There may be a return to bargaining in the strike by faculty at Ontario's 24 colleges, including Algonquin and La Cité in Ottawa. "This strike has gone on for too long", she said in a statement. What is the province-wide college strike all about? The main issue seems to be about job security and precarious employment, and I get that, but, then again, who among us has the promise of job security in this fragile economy? "It means less pay, it means fewer benefits, it also means stress, ...
  • People going insane over Justin Trudeau's Halloween costume

    People going insane over Justin Trudeau's Halloween costume

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    On his way to question period today, Trudeau descended the stairs sporting slicked-down hair and a blue suit with a bright red tie, surprising the assembled staff and journalists who were waiting for him. Also on the candy hunt Tuesday was Trudeau's eldest son Xavier as a werewolf, and daughter Ella-Grace as Wonder Woman. Superman's alterego Clark Kent is a journalist, and Trudeau's costume choice comes at a time when politicians across the globe, from US President Donald Trump to Philippines ...
  • Two girls electrocuted by unattended live wire on a Chennai street

    Two girls electrocuted by unattended live wire on a Chennai street

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    The girls were playing near their home as the schools were closed because of the rains . At least three electricity officials in charge of the locality have been suspended over the incident. Schools were closed for the second consecutive day on Wednesday because of heavy which started around 10.30 am and continued in spells across Chennai city and neighbouring areas.
  • Bride identified as killer of 13 people with poisonous milk

    Bride identified as killer of 13 people with poisonous milk

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    She fled their marital home after they Wednesday in an attempt to get back to her family but was forcibly brought back to her husband. According to UPI , the alleged lover is a cousin whom Bibi had hoped to marry. The woman, from Muzaffargarh in southern Punjab, confessed her role in the incident while in police custody. District Police Officer Awais Ahmad Malik said the kind of poison used would only be clear after chemical tests on the victims.
  • Major Beer Company Invests $200M Into Cannabis Beverages

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    It improved, as 42 investors sold STZ shares while 242 reduced holdings. Welch Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Constellation Brands by 2.9% during the second quarter. (NYSE:STZ). Nelson Roberts Advsrs Lc reported 24,810 shares. Constellation Brands Inc had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley.
  • Kannada compulsory to teach in all schools of Karnataka: CM Siddaramaiah

    Kannada compulsory to teach in all schools of Karnataka: CM Siddaramaiah

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    A trilingual dilemma affected a large number of Kannada speakers: those in the Hubli-Karnataka region, which came under the Bombay Presidency which used Marathi; Kannadigas in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region under the Nizam's rule where Urdu was the main language; and those in in South Canara under the Madras Presidency, which used Tamil.
  • Pope condemns terror attacks around the world

    Pope condemns terror attacks around the world

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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.
  • Russia's Putin arrives in Iran

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    The Azerbaijani president arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to take part in a tripartite meeting with his counterparts from Iran and Russian Federation. The Kremlin also offered its backing for the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, which is facing U.S.
  • Victims In Manhattan Truck Attack Identified As College Friends From Argentina

    Victims In Manhattan Truck Attack Identified As College Friends From Argentina

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    The Argentine victims who died in the attack were identified as Hernán Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damián Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij, and Hernán Ferruchi . "We place ourselves at the disposition of the families of the Argentinian victims". "Together we will defeat this scourge". - Officials say Saipov is a 29-year-old from Uzbekistan who entered the U.S.
  • Watch Dave Grohl and Kristen Bell give 'Frozen' a Metallica makeover

    Watch Dave Grohl and Kristen Bell give 'Frozen' a Metallica makeover

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    Grohl and Bell made a decision to team-up on a insane rock mash-up that paired Frozen's Do You Want To Build A Snowman? with Metallica's Enter Sandman , and as you can see in the video, the results were spectacular. Bell, channeling Magnum P.I., went from the dulcet melody of " Snowman " to a rip-roaring, head-banger rendition. She started the lovely song on her own, then partway through, Grohl joined on drums and the tune morphed into Metallica's " Enter Sandman ".
  • Student Put Bodily Fluids on Roommate's Property

    Student Put Bodily Fluids on Roommate's Property

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    Rowe discovered the post as she was moving out of the room when she was approached by a fellow dorm mate and two resident advisers, who showed her the post. Police in West Hartford are charging a University of Hartford student in an apparent case of vandalism and harassment that occurred between the suspect and another student.
  • Fall Back: Daylight Saving time ends Sunday

    Fall Back: Daylight Saving time ends Sunday

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    Daylight Saving Time was initiated to save energy on artificial lighting and make better use of daylight. Miller also suggests that the time change be used as a reminder to replace all batteries in safety equipment used for house hold emergencies.