• 3-storey building collapses in Bhiwandi, 1 dead, 20 feared trapped

    3-storey building collapses in Bhiwandi, 1 dead, 20 feared trapped

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    A portion of a four storeyed buliding was reported to have collapsed in Thane's Bhiwandi on Friday morning. The "Tahir Biznor" building, situated in Navi Basti area, was unauthorised, a district official said. A National Disaster Response Force team was likely to join the rescue operation, the official said, adding that the reason for the collapse was not known.
  • EU Eyes Closer Ties With Armenia Amid Tensions Over Brussels Summit Declaration

    EU Eyes Closer Ties With Armenia Amid Tensions Over Brussels Summit Declaration

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    The final text will also apparently fail to mention the war between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people since April 2014. To note, the 5th Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit will discuss the ways to further strengthen cooperation in the four priority areas agreed in the last summit in Riga in 2015, focusing on the tangible benefits delivered to the citizens of the six Eastern Partnership countries.
  • This bakery is selling bread made from insects

    This bakery is selling bread made from insects

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    Hellstrom noted that Finnish legislation was changed on November 1 to allow the sale of insects as food. Each loaf contains about 70 dried crickets, giving an extra punch of fatty acids, calcium, iron and vitamin B12. The Finnish company, Fazer chose to bring fruitful idea in the practical production. The Finnish firm EntoCube is one of the trail blazers of the burgeoning industry, having been growing and marketing insects for past three years, in addition to an awareness raising ...
  • Buhari jittery over Atiku's dumping of APC

    Buhari jittery over Atiku's dumping of APC

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    Femi Fani-Kayode , former Minister of Aviation, has reacted to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar's defection to the People's Democratic Party ( PDP ). "We believe Atiku Abubakar has come to know the truth like he said in the statement that he has now known the truth, that the APC is not what they call themselves..." The newspaper quoted an unnamed member of Atiku's political group in the state as disclosing ‎ disclosed that thousands of supporters had been mobilised from the 21 ...
  • Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

    Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

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    The EU's chief negotiator has been accused of "backtracking" over threats to block trade talks unless the United Kingdom put forward its divorce bill offer by today (24 November). The Irish will be particularly pleased that Mr Barnier has on Monday framed the argument in terms of the challenges that regulatory divergence make for the whole idea of a frictionless border.
  • German SPD membership to vote on any deal propping up Merkel

    German SPD membership to vote on any deal propping up Merkel

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    But Schulz had said his party must heed the will of voters by going into opposition. While Merkel and her centre-right CDU's alliance with Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) remained the largest political force in the new Bundestag after the September elections, far-right extremist parties snatched many seats from underneath her, splintering the nation's historic three-party centre and leaving the Chancellor with very few options to avoid fresh elections.
  • Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's Government Is on the Verge of Collapse

    Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's Government Is on the Verge of Collapse

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    It will be the only United Kingdom land border with the European Union after Brexit. A minority government would mean Fine Gael would need to secure support from Fianna Fail on an issue-by-issue basis in order to get legislation through. She claims she did not remember reading it and said it made clear she could not legally intervene. A senior member of Varadkar's Fine Gael party earlier said that the submission of a no confidence motion by Fianna Fail would kill the deal to support the ...
  • Pakistan releases terrorist behind Mumbai attacks that killed rabbi, wife

    Pakistan releases terrorist behind Mumbai attacks that killed rabbi, wife

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    Pakistani authorities have released a US -wanted militant cleric who allegedly masterminded the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, India, that killed 168 people. A court on Wednesday ruled out prolonging Saeed's house arrest due to a lack of evidence or justification for it. Saeed was placed under house arrest on January 30 this year and a court regularly renewed his detention.
  • More that 50 dead in Sinai Bombing, shooting attack

    More that 50 dead in Sinai Bombing, shooting attack

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    Witnesses told Egyptian media it took place at a mosque in the al-Rawda area near al-Arish during Friday prayers. Sky News Arabia reports that up to 50 people were killed in the attack. Khaled Megahed, Health Ministry spokesperson said that 75 people were injured during the attack. However, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
  • Warning of snow, frost and icy roads

    Warning of snow, frost and icy roads

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    Irish weather agency Met Éireann said temperatures could fall as low as -3C or -4C across the island. We're being told to expect some icy patches to form on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday.
  • Bohannon, Cook Lead Hawkeyes to Win Against UAB

    Bohannon, Cook Lead Hawkeyes to Win Against UAB

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    It is a great field with interesting matchups that has been very competitive. "We have been talking about our defense and how we haven't been as connected as we need to be". They held the Rajun' Cajuns to 27 percent shooting in the half. South Dakota State gradually built an eight-point lead with 8 1/2 minutes left but then went almost four minutes without scoring with Ahmad Wagner drawing the Hawkeyes, 63-62, within a point with a 3-pointer before King ended the drought with a layup and ...
  • 'North Korean' men wash up on Japan coast

    'North Korean' men wash up on Japan coast

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    Hachiro Okonogi, chairman of the National Public Safety Commission, told reporters that the eight men said they had been fishing when the boat's propeller stopped and they drifted ashore. Japan this month rescued and returned to a North Korea a group of three fishermen whose boat had capsized in the Sea of Japan. But sometimes the boats - often simple or rickety vessels - are found with bodies onboard, indicating that the vessels had been drifting for some time.
  • Police official martyred, six others injured in Peshawar blast

    Police official martyred, six others injured in Peshawar blast

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    The blast was so powerful that the windowpanes of the passing vehicles also broke and the nearby trees caught fire. The vehicle caught fire as result of the explosion killing Asharf Nur and his gunmen. In a statement, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi strongly condemned the blast in Hayatabad, and lauded the sacrifices of police personnel in the fight against terrorism.
  • UP: Vasco Da Gama train derails, 3 dead

    UP: Vasco Da Gama train derails, 3 dead

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    The Patna-bound train was coming from Goa's Vasco Da Gama. The fifth and sixth bogey of the train (sleeper class) from the engine side are reported to be the most affected. He conveyed his sympathies to the families of the victims and wished speedy recovery to those injured. Meanwhile, Piyush Goyal , Railway Minister has announced the compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to people who died in the derailment and Rs 1 lakh for those with grievous injuries.
  • Winter session: Congress seeks President's intervention

    Winter session: Congress seeks President's intervention

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    The Winter Session of the Parliament will begin a day after the second phase of voting for the Gujarat Assembly elections . The decision was taken at the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on Friday morning. Elections and Parliament sessions generally do not overlap. Even for the winter session, either dates have been deferred, altered, or broken into two - in the past.
  • Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives to Obama, Gov. Abbott

    Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives to Obama, Gov. Abbott

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    A third package went to the Social Security Administration. Abbott actually opened the package he got, but no explosion was triggered. An explosive-laden package mailed to Obama in October 2016, while he was still in office, contained hair that an Federal Bureau of Investigation crime lab matched to one of Poff's cats, the judge wrote in the detention order.
  • Facebook to alert users influenced by fake Russian accounts

    Facebook to alert users influenced by fake Russian accounts

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    What they're not doing: Telling users whether they were exposed to content from the pages in their Newsfeed, even if they didn't follow them. As a result, Facebook is now planning to release a tool through which users can find out if they personally were influenced by Russian "fake news" during the campaign.