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North Korea recently conducted an unsuccessful test of an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), U.S. and South Korean defense officials revealed . The failed launch was said to have taken place near an airport in the North's North Pyongan province. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism.
  • Trump campaign calls Serbia story a hoax

    Trump campaign calls Serbia story a hoax

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    Unfortunately, the Clinton administration caused them a lot of harm, but also throughout the Balkans, which they made a mess out of", Trump told the Serbian magazine Nedeljnik . Under President Clinton, the United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies intervened in 1999 with a bombing campaign against Serbia aimed at stopping the regime of then-President Slobodan Milosevic from carrying out massacres of ethnic Albanians living in parts of the country.
  • Egypt finds other sources after halt in Saudi fuel shipments

    Egypt finds other sources after halt in Saudi fuel shipments

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    Egypt said it voted for both resolutions, which failed to pass at the global body, out of keenness on a relief for the Syrian people, particularly those in Aleppo, regardless of any political considerations. The Egyptian president defended Egypt's position regarding the vote. Ministry spokesman Hamdi Abdel-Aziz says that following the announcement of "urgent" tenders to import refined oil products, some shipments have already arrived.
  • Hacked email about Catholics sparks Republican outcry

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    In one of the emails, campaign spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri messaged back and forth in 2011 with John Halpin , a senior fellow at the liberal think tank Center for American Progress. And Trump's running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, highlighted the email Wednesday during remarks at Liberty University. Archbishop Chaput then told his readers that he hadn't heard from those men again, and this was likely because the battle for the will of Catholic voters had been all but won, stating, ...
  • Saddam Hussein had a secret torture room in NY building

    Saddam Hussein had a secret torture room in NY building

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    The tyrannical dictator ordered the installation of a "detention room" in the five story townhouse on Manhattan's Upper East Side. One official said: "It was a dark room". They took away any evidence of wrongdoing but it was never made public until now. The Mission got its building back in less than a year. They all carried a 9MM semiautomatic pistol and had access to several Kalashnikov rifles on the premise, the officials said.
  • Seoul says North Korean soldier crosses the border to defect

    Seoul says North Korean soldier crosses the border to defect

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    Park, in particular, sent a message to North Korea's rank-and-file troops and citizens, saying that South Korea is well aware of their "gruesome" realities. North Korea, meanwhile, has tried to play into the fears held by many residents, vowing that the missile defense system would become a primary target of its nuclear strikes.
  • UKIP launching inquiry after lawmaker is injured

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    The party was plunged into chaos on Wednesday when its leader Diane James quit just 18 days after being elected to replace Nigel Farage, the high profile party chief who announced he would step down after the vote for Brexit. Woolfe says UKIP colleague Mike Hookem punched him during a dispute at a party meeting, although Hookem denies striking a blow. Both men have given contrasting versions of the event, with Mr Hookem "categorically" denying that he threw a punch at Mr Woolfe.
  • Clinton brings campaign to Detroit

    Clinton brings campaign to Detroit

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    Shortly after the first debate, the NY businessman also attacked a former Miss Universe whom Clinton had referred to during the debate as an example of Trump degrading women. Ryan told fellow Republicans on Monday that he's focusing exclusively on retaining the House and won't campaign for Trump. Rob Portman, to revoke their endorsements of Trump.
  • Obama to attend Shimon Peres funeral in Israel

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    Shimon Peres dies was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 29, 2016 and was last updated on September 29, 2016. Peres died yesterday aged 93 after suffering a major stroke. Scores of foreign leaders, including President Barack Obama, are expected at the funeral Friday at Israel's national cemetery in Jerusalem.
  • Modi joins Dussehra celebration in Lucknow, urges people to fight against terrorism

    Modi joins Dussehra celebration in Lucknow, urges people to fight against terrorism

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    Sometimes war is necessary, but our path is not that of war, but that of Buddha. It is for the first time that any Prime Minister celebrated Dussehra in Lucknow instead of Delhi. "We are the people who go from yuddha (war) to Buddha (peace)". Modi's visit assumes an added significance because of assembly polls due next year in Uttar Pradesh where the saffron party is making a concerted bid to come back to power after a gap of 15 years and is up against the ruling Samajwadi Party and ...
  • Syrian refugee detained in Germany for alleged attack plan

    Syrian refugee detained in Germany for alleged attack plan

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    The suspect's background will prove unwelcome news for Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose conservatives have lost support to the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party over her refugee-friendly policy. A year later, he formally asked for asylum, which was granted in June this year. The incident comes after a string of arrests across the country of refugees suspected of plotting terrorist acts and added new fuel to an ongoing debate about the whether the hundred of thousands of migrants, ...
  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to stop bombing of Aleppo

    Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to stop bombing of Aleppo

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    The army launched its assault on the besieged sector of Aleppo more than two weeks ago with the backing of Russian air strikes, aiming to reunite the city, which was Syria's economic hub before its conflict erupted in 2011. Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said he expected that measure also to fail. "An explicit attempt was made, by banning flights in the Aleppo area, to provide cover for the terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and associated militants", the Russian foreign ministry said in a ...
  • Russia Will Curb Oil Production

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    Speaking at the World Energy Congress in Istanbul, Putin signaled that his country, which is one of the top three producers of oil, may even agree to a production cut to drive market stability. "But for now, traders are loving the news and we are seeing the price moving higher", Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets UK said in a research report sent to clients.
  • Clinton calls Trump 'temperamentally unfit' after Alicia Machado spat

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    Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. "Hillary Clinton's only loyalty is to her financial contributors", Trump told the crowd, stating, "I don't even think she's loyal to Bill, if you want to know the truth". "Hillary was set up by a con". Trump even speculated in his string of tweets that his rival ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have had something to do with Machado becoming a USA citizen just so Clinton could use her in Monday's debate.
  • Georgia rebounds with 28-14 victory in Sunday game

    Georgia rebounds with 28-14 victory in Sunday game

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    The Georgia Bulldogs (3-2) lost against the Tennessee Volunteers, 34-31, last week. "It's never an extra motivation, because that's not really what it's about". Georgia won 28-14 once SC was clear of Hurricane Matthew , which tore through the southeastern portion of the United States over the weekend. In the season's second game against Nicholls, Chase Fourcade threw for a touchdown before being replaced by Devin Powell, whose fumble was returned by linebacker Lorenzo Carter (Norcross) ...
  • With only four games completed, the Jets are at the crossroads

    With only four games completed, the Jets are at the crossroads

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    There is virtually no chance Fitzpatrick, who becomes a free agent after the season, will be on the Jets' roster next season, CBS Sports notes . The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field on and it will be their third home game of the 2016 regular season.
  • Kurdish militant group claims motorbike bombing in Istanbul: website

    Kurdish militant group claims motorbike bombing in Istanbul: website

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    Police in Turkey have detained six people in connection with a bomb blast near a police station in Istanbul in which 10 people were injured, the state-run news agency said . An bomb attack near a police station in Istanbul injured 10 people on Thursday. Initial reports suggested that the explosion was caused by a auto bomb, and police are looking for a suspect with a black jacket and black helmet near the blast site.
  • Michelle Obama Takes Aim at Trump over Late-Night Tweets

    Michelle Obama Takes Aim at Trump over Late-Night Tweets

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    But what about the former president's comments about "small business people and individuals who make just a little too much" to get ACA subsidies "getting killed in this deal"? "You've got this insane system where all of a sudden 25 million more people have health care, and then the people who are out there busting it, sometimes 60 hours a week, wind up with their premiums doubled and their coverage cut in half", he added.
  • Valley police departments try to calm clown fears

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    Parents are urged to speak to their children about the seriousness of reporting false information to school officials and/or the police. "We'd rather go check it rather than let it get out of hand so if you see something that has you concerned we'll send a vehicle right away".
  • Create 'conducive' environment for summit: Maldives to SAARC nations

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    It must be noted here that India and three other nations, had earlier this week expressed the inability of their leaders to attend the SAARC summit, which was scheduled to be held in November. In its third statement since tensions between India and Pakistan boiled over, Nepal called on all member states to create a regional environment conducive for holding Saarc Summit, from which India pulled out in the wake of the September 18 terrorist attack on Uri military camp.
  • Fresh terror build-up at posts along LoC, PM Modi briefed at CCS

    Fresh terror build-up at posts along LoC, PM Modi briefed at CCS

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    As the debate rages on, three former Army chiefs have lashed out at the political parties that have demanded the release of the surgical strike footage. "That was the right thing to do and they did it". The committee was to meet today but the meeting has been postponed to October 14. The build-up, which has swelled numbers at the staging posts to nearly 250, comes even as Pakistani troops have escalated shelling and small-arms fire directed at Indian forward positions, with over 25 ...