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Al-Shabaab has pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda and is dedicated to providing safe haven for terrorist attacks throughout the world. The US military says it has carried out 22 airstrikes this year against al-Shabaab and the smaller ISIS presence in Somalia after the Trump administration approved expanded military efforts.
  • Sgt. La David Johnson, Soldier Killed in Niger, Was Bound and Executed

    Sgt. La David Johnson, Soldier Killed in Niger, Was Bound and Executed

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    The Washington Post reported that the villagers' accounts raise the possibility that Johnson was first captured in the October 4 ambush before being killed. Trump had said "her husband knew what he signed up for" when he joined the Army. Myeshia Johnson also complained that Trump "couldn't remember my husband's name" and referred to him as "your guy", which the president denied on Twitter, his usual personal press medium.
  • Convicted sex offender cut off Global Positioning System tracker, considered risky

    Convicted sex offender cut off Global Positioning System tracker, considered risky

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    Before he was observed in Scranton, he was last seen wearing a bright yellow windbreaker at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Rome. The Department of Corrections & Community Supervision warns that Ronald Cook should be considered risky. About 400 of the state's 37,000 sex offenders are part of the secretive program . Officials said Cook should be considered risky. The notice states that Cook should be considered risky and if you spot him, you're asked to call 911 immediately.
  • President Trump is Begging for Nuclear War - North Korea

    President Trump is Begging for Nuclear War - North Korea

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    In that sense, the 60-day freeze is a low bar for Kim Jong Un , who prefers to launch during the spring when the United States and South Korea engage in their annual military drills. In Korea, he attempted to visit the Demilitarized Zone, but his fleet of helicopters was turned back due to bad weather. The show of force comes just days after Trump vowed to back his allies in Asia.
  • Windies to tour Pakistan for T20I series in March next year

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    West Indies' Sunil Narine celebrates taking the wicket of England's David Willey. The tour was set to take place this year in November but due to certain logistical hurdles, the tour has to be postponed. This is not a one-off series, we have tied up with the Windies for a period of five years. Sethi also clarified the fact that both sides would play T20I series against one another, each year for the next five years.
  • Occupied Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

    Occupied Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

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    Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function at the party headquarters here, he said: "I want to tell people of India and the entire world that the part of Kashmir that is with Pakistan is part of Pakistan, and the part which is with India belongs to India".
  • Putin says claims of Russian meddling in USA vote 'fantasies'

    Putin says claims of Russian meddling in USA vote 'fantasies'

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    Asked about Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election , Tillerson said: "It stays on that list". Putin, at a briefing for reporters at the end of the summit, said there was still a need for further US-Russia contacts, both at the level of heads of state and their officials, to discuss issues including security and economic development.
  • Swedish radio station: Pirate broadcaster plays pro-IS song

    Swedish radio station: Pirate broadcaster plays pro-IS song

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    The song includes lyrics which aim to lure Westerners into joining IS, and speaks of temptations including maidens waiting in paradise for fighters. The 24Malmo news site reported Friday that a recruitment song entitled "For the Sake of Allah" played for about 30 minutes both on its FM frequency and on its Internet-based station.
  • Delhi restricts vehicles as smog envelopes India and Pakistan

    Delhi restricts vehicles as smog envelopes India and Pakistan

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    Closing down all schools. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , leader of the city of about 20 million people, called the capital a "gas chamber" as his government sought meetings with adjoining states to address the issue. Doctors say the microscopic particles can penetrate deep into the lungs, increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes. "[Corporations] and institutions like schools are placing bulk orders suddenly", he said.
  • Why FX Cutting Ties with Louis CK Is a Big Deal

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    Even in a recent climate whereby consequences for newly surfaced allegations have come swiftly , this was a startling development; C.K.'s long-on-hiatus series Louie had been a key building block in establishing the network's critical credibility, and C.K.'s clout in Hollywood had been another, as he was producing two shows for the network and another two through the network's production offices for other networks.
  • At This Pune University, Gold Medal Only For Vegetarians And Teetotalers

    At This Pune University, Gold Medal Only For Vegetarians And Teetotalers

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    After the circular created a controversy, the university was forced to come out with a clarification that it was actually a ten-year-old circular, which is issued every year with the same content. University officials, however, said the varsity does not decide on the eating habits of students and would raise this matter with the trust.The Congress termed the circular "silly", with Congress leader Vishwajeet Kadam saying that an educational degree had nothing to do with a student's food habits.
  • Iraq launches offensive to recapture last IS-held district of Rawa

    Iraq launches offensive to recapture last IS-held district of Rawa

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    All that remains from the so-called "caliphate " that once stretched to the edges of Baghdad are patches of territory along the Euphrates in the deserts of Syria and Iraq . At the end of October, Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of an operation created to release from the ISIS militants, the last area under their control in Western Iraq, including the city of al-Qaim and Rawa, which he described as the last stronghold of the jihadists in the country.
  • Putin, Trump to meet during APEC summit in Vietnam

    Putin, Trump to meet during APEC summit in Vietnam

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    Tillerson listed a number of topics for discussion - including trying to find a solution to the ongoing crisis in Syria, the presence of Islamic State terrorists in the Middle East and Russia's incursion in Ukraine. But a formal meeting never happened in Danang, despite rampant would-they-or-wouldn't-they-meet intrigue that began before Trump left the US and continued through the first week of the trip.
  • Pictures of New Delhi show just how bad its smog problem is

    Pictures of New Delhi show just how bad its smog problem is

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    In Delhi on Thursday morning, Air Quality Index stayed in "Hazardous" category with the AQI touching as high as 799 in some areas. In response to a question on Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh refusing to meet Mr. The Indian Medical Association had declared a " public health emergency " and appealed to the government to stop outdoor sports and other such activities in schools to protect the health of children.
  • Trump praises India's growth story, PM Modi at APEC Summit

    Trump praises India's growth story, PM Modi at APEC Summit

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    US President Trump praises PM Modi for his contributions to Indo-Pacific region. While addressing the APEC summit, Donald Trump credited PM Modi for bringing everyone across the country together. In August, when both the leaders had met in Washington during PM Modi's USA visit, Donald trump had left no stone unturned to welcome PM Modi but also praised his work and leadership qualities.
  • La Niña Returns and May Create Drier, Hotter Winter for Southwest

    La Niña Returns and May Create Drier, Hotter Winter for Southwest

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    According to National Geographic, La Nina is formed "by a build-up of cooler-than-normal waters in the tropical Pacific, the area of the Pacific Ocean between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn". In the eastern United States the disposition of the winter is frequently interpreted by if and how habitually expanse of robust high pressure increased next to Greenland sometimes alluded to as blocking pattern which propels cold air in Canada to swarm southward.
  • Won't allow BJP to impose Gabbar Singh Tax: Rahul Gandhi

    Won't allow BJP to impose Gabbar Singh Tax: Rahul Gandhi

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    He launched an attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ), while addressing an event at Chiloda in Gandhinagar, and said that India will not forget and forgive the saffron party for demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST ). They made the GST complex. "Modi should remove or change the Finance Minister if we want to improve the country's economic condition", Yaswant Sinha, himself a former Finance Minister, told the media.
  • Spanish court orders release on bail for Catalan parliament speaker - El Pais

    Spanish court orders release on bail for Catalan parliament speaker - El Pais

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    After the ruling, Puigdemont tweeted: "Carme Forcadell will spend the night in prison for allowing a democratic debate". They are suspected of having followed a "concerted strategy to declare independence " before the official declaration of the Catalan parliament on 27 October, which Spain's constitutional court annulled on Wednesday in the country's most serious political crisis in 40 years of democracy.
  • No more monkeying around as wild animals banned from Irish circuses

    No more monkeying around as wild animals banned from Irish circuses

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    The Department of Agriculture said the Animal Health & Welfare Act 2013 has been very well received both upon enactment and as it has been rolled out and implemented. "It's our view that circuses can never provide a safe environment for animals", he told The Irish Times . According to ADI, the final rules in Italy on how the new legislation to phase out all animals in circuses, not just wild animals, will be set within one year by a Ministerial decree.
  • Reporter beaten over mafia exposé in Rome

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    The investigation has been assigned to anti-mafia prosecutors, judicials sources said. He faces up to three years behind bars. "We are requesting a swift and public probes, and that the results are diffused to public opinion", he said, denying any and all links to the Spada clan.