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Chibok girls: Let's be mindful of our comments - Minister

The girls were freed on Thursday, but it took days for most of the families to reach the capital for the reunion. We still have many of our children in captivity. There are conflicting reports about how the girls were freed, with two military officer...

India, China can't afford differ on terrorism: Modi tells Xi

President Xi said terrorism and violent extremism were on the increase and alluded to the threat from ISIL while pitching for stepped up bilateral counter-terrorism efforts, Swarup told reporters. He added India expect China will see logic in it. Fur...

NYT says no libel, no retraction, no apology for Trump story

He argued that the women quoted in the story spoke out on an issue of national importance that Trump himself discussed during Sunday night's presidential debate . Trump has previously threatened to sue the Times over a story published in May that...

Naples High's Tyler Byrd 'continues to grow each game' as Vols receiver

The Alabama Crimson Tide (6-0) are coming from a 49-30 victory over the Arkansas Razorback in week 6. The matchup college football fans will be looking forward to this Saturday is #1 Alabama taking on #9 Tennessee. Without them, the Vols have...

May promises 'maximum possible access' to single market

The British currency is particularly sensitive to any suggestion that the country might be heading towards a " hard Brexit ", or a clean break from the EU's single market of 500 million consumers in order to control immigration. "The Government is fo...

Germany: Syrian bomb suspect had security check last year

A Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport has committed suicide in his prison cell in Leipzig, Germany. De Maiziere said the Syrian captors' "behavior deserves praise and recognition". Germany's domestic intelligenc...

Tulsa police victim had PCP in system when he died

Terence Crutcher, 40, had "acute phencyclidine intoxication" when he was fatally shot on 16 September, according to a medical examiner. According to AP, PCP or Angel Dust can induce euphoria and feelings of omnipotence, as per medical literature.

NHC downgrades Matthew to Category 1 hurricane

As it continued north, a storm surge of 7 to 11 feet were possible. With a guarantee of heavy rain extending beyond the coast into the midlands of SC, state officials continue to monitor the structural integrity of dam systems throughout the state....

Hurricane Matthew kills 3 in North Carolina, governor says

At least five people were still missing early Monday, all in North Carolina. Pat McCrory said Sunday. He said that eight people across the state had already died and that the death toll was expected to rise. Most were swept away by flood waters. No...

UN council to vote on dueling resolutions on Aleppo truce

But Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said the measure was "hastily put together" and suggested it was "not created to make progress. but to cause a Russian veto". Both the French and Russian drafts, seen by Reuters, urge an immediate cessation of ho...

Notley says province won't support federal carbon levy without pipeline

In order for Canada to reach it's targets, Trudeau suggested a $10 per tonne "floor price" on carbon pollution, rising to $50 per tonne in 2022. Provinces and territories will have flexibility in deciding how they implement carbon pricing: they can...

Creepy clown phenomenon hits Sudbury

The unidentified clown was photographed next to a "garage sale" sign, but it wasn't clear whether the clown and the sign were connected. The phenomenon started in early September, when kids at a SC apartment complex said they were being terrorized ...

Investigators have speed estimate of Hoboken train at time of crash

The event recorder and camera from the controlling cab of the accident train remain inaccessible to investigators. " We'll just hope that the front event data recorder was working ", she said. Fabiola Bittar de Kroon, 34, of Hoboken, the mother of ...

Russia Rejects Claims Of Drugged Diplomats; Suggests They Were Drunk

But before the samples could be taken, the electricity at the clinic mysteriously went out. "A probe conducted by Russian Federation revealed that at the time no Americans had sought treatment at any St. However, officials have suggested the invest...

Pakistani artistes come here on visa, not illegally

For the past few days, the situation between India and Pakistan has turned critical with continued debates over Pakistani artists being banned from India. "Fawad Khan shows true patriotism towards his country Pakistan, whilst Bollywood's Salman Kh...

India not serious to resolve 'historical disputes': Pak Army chief

Later on Tuesday, Pakistan approached the World Bank amid reports that India could revoke the 56-year-oldwater-sharing treaty, with senior Pakistani officials taking up the matter with the global lender which had mediated the water-sharing deal.

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

He said he would like to "finish the problem of [his] country and save the next generation". Duterte was elected in a May vote on the back of a promise to wage war on drugs and other crimes in the country of 100 million people. Two days before the ...

California heat wave intensifies wildfire threatening homes

The so-called Loma Fire broke out on Monday afternoon and has scorched more than 1,000 acres about 10 miles northwest of the town of Morgan Hill, fire officials said. The Morgan Hill Presbyterian Church on DeWitt Avenue is a Red Cross evacuation ...

Obama says people don't give Clinton credit

Later Wednesday, she appeared at a rally for the Democratic presidential nominee at the University of Pittsburgh , where she changed the wording to "grown-up". "Experience matters, preparation matters, temperament matters", Obama said. At a campai...

Gabon high court upholds incumbent leader Bongo's victory

There have been fears that such a decision would trigger fresh violence. "The Constitutional Court insulted the people and did not respect democracy", said Clay Martial, an opposition supporter who went to Ping's headquarters on Saturday.

Teenage surfer stable after shark attack at Australian beach

Surf Life Saving NSW have confirmed the attack and said all beaches in the area have been closed for safety reasons. Ninety-eight shark attacks were reported globally previous year - the highest number ever recorded, according research at the Unive...

Potash, Agrium to combine and create new fertilizer company

Meanwhile, Agrium shareholders would receive the remaining 48% stake, receiving 2.23 shares in the new company for each share of Agrium . The deal would bring together Saskatoon-based PotashCorp's fertilizer mining operations - the world's large...

Ali Bongo's Victory in Gabon Presidential Elections Upheld, Court Says

Gabon produces around 200,000 barrels a day, its main producers being Total and Shell. As many as 1,100 people were arrested during the unrest, and at least six people were reported killed. "These voices, embodying political violence never before in ...

Afghan charged with bombings in NY, New Jersey

But the father later told investigators he just meant his son was hanging out with the wrong crowd, the officials said. According to police, Rahami left his fingerprints on an the unexploded bomb found four blocks away from the Chelsea explosion, a...

Syrian conflict tops United Nations chief's list of final appeals

Sharif shot back that Pakistan has suffered from spillover of Afghanistan's internal conflicts for more than three decades and "progress will be assured only when the Afghan parties themselves conclude that there is no military solution to the Afghan...

Korea to Join US-led Bombing Drill in Alaska

Rocket scientist Chae Yeon-Seok at the South's Korea Aerospace Research Institute said with the new engine, the North is "coming close to having an inter-continental ballistic missile [ICBM] that could hit the USA mainland". Photographs of the fron...

'Supreme court must do what is right on Kogi'

Mr. Faleke, who was the running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the governorship election of November 21, 2015, had appealed the decision of the Appeal Court, which upheld the election of Mr. He ordered the withdrawal of the governor's certificate ...

EU chief says start of Brexit talks "likely" early next year

EU President Donald Tusk had warned on the summit eve that they must "have a sober and brutally honest assessment of the situation". He said the bloc wanted to "correct the past mistakes and move on with new solutions". Tusk said the Prime Minister t...

Met Office storm names: Is your name on the list?

The Met Office began naming storms previous year in the hope that people would take them more seriously. They are among 21 names which will be given to the weather systems which have the most potential to cause problems across the United Kingdom an...

Sisodia meets Jung after returning from Finland

Congress activists had observed "Bhagoda Divas" in Delhi to protest against the alleged absence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Sisodia and other ministers from the national capital which is at present reeling under chikungunya and dengue outbre...

Doug Martin Injury: Updates on Buccaneers Star's Hamstring and Return

Martin departed after only seven carries for 23 yards. Either way though, the Tampa Bay running game might not be much of a factor in Week 3 with a hard matchup against the Los Angeles Rams on the horizon. Buccaneers tight end Luke Stocker left the...

Philippine President Duterte 'ordered political rivals killed'

Numerous others were garroted‚ burnt ‚ quartered and then buried at a quarry owned by a police officer who was a member of the death squad. In harrowing details, he described how his squad strangled and disembowelled suspects they picked up, or hac...

U.S. to Russia: Syria military cooperation not guaranteed

During the scheduled meeting, U.S. and Russian envoys were to present details of the joint agreement that calls for a ceasefire, the delivery of aid and joint targeting of Islamist rebels in Syria . "This is a risky and bold attack against the Syria...

Tech expert who set up Clinton's server ignores subpoena

Bill Thornton and Paul Combetta , the Platte River Networks employees who hosted Clinton's servers, invoked the Fifth Amendment and told the committee nothing. He's a former White House aide to President Bill Clinton. Democrats insist the sole ob...

Japan to increase activities in South China Sea

In the speech at the Washington think tank on her first visit to the U.S.as defense minister, Inada singled out China for its reclamation of land around maritime features in the water and expressed support for the U.S. Inada justified the decisio...

Diane James favourite to be named Ukip leader at party conference

In her tell-all interview with the BBC, Farage's ex-aide Phillips recounted how the one-time UKIP chief had spent his final months at the helm of the party " trying to relive his days of the 1980s in the City ", surrounded by " lads " and drinking.

Two Indians captive in Libya since July 2015 rescued, tweets Sushma Swaraj

Both the teachers, along with two other colleagues, were kidnapped in July 2015 by a group in Libya which owes its allegiance to Islamic State. The news brought cheers to the families on Ganesh Nimajjanam, which culminates the 11-day festival.

Israel denies its aircraft harmed after raid in Syria

The Israeli air force responded by conducting missions overnight to target Syrian regime artillery positions. Lerner also noted that no casualties occurred as a result of projectiles being launched into the Golan Heights, where illegal Israeli sett...

Clinton says she got dizzy but didn't pass out

Clinton later said she regretted applying that description to "half" of Trump's backers, but stuck by her assertion that the GOP nominee has given a platform to "hateful views and voices". "I'm feeling great", she told the crowd. Trump aides did no...

Vikings beat Titans 26-15, must decide who starts at QB next

Minnesota's second-half output wasn't the result of the Tennessee defense - which did its job holding All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson to 31 yards on 19 carries. Wentz threw a 19-yard TD pass to Jordan Matthews on the opening drive and tossed ...

IS terrorists kill three soldiers in Syria

For his part, Jean Perier, an independent researcher and expert on Middle Eastern affairs suggested in his opinion piece for New Eastern Outlook that Turkey may bolster its cooperation on Syria with Russia , China and Iran while turning its back on...

Turkey hails US-Russian deal on Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov added: "I want to stress that distinguishing between terrorists and moderate oppositions has been written as a priority into the document that we agreed today". "This all creates the necessary conditions for res...

Israel strikes Syrian positions after shell lands in Golan-army

An Israeli military spokeswoman said the firing of projectile from Syrian-controlled Golan was most likely unintentional, calling it "spillover" from the fighting in the Arab country. Israel had repeatedly declared it would not intervene in the inter...

Despite North Carolina vote changes, groups may go to court

As Baker spoke, N.C. Republican Party executive director Dallas Woodhouse sat on the front row of a packed conference room. "There are people who enjoy their Sundays with their church and their families". An Associated Press analysis found that 50 ...

China blames US media for playing up Obama red carpet snub

The president's subdued arrival on Saturday afternoon, from a secondary exit on the presidential plane, stood in contrast to other world leaders who departed their planes onto red-carpeted stairs - and some, including Trump, perceived it as a snub by...

Sex-offender swimmer Brock Turner granted early release

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith expressed frustration with the sentencing in a brief statement following Turner's release . "He should be in prison right now, but he's not in our custody". Turner was charged with sexual assault instead of ...

North Korea may have kidnapped missing American student in 2004, website reports

On Wednesday, Yahoo News Japan reported that Mr Sneddon had been spotted in North Korea, where he is believed to live. According to the report , Sneddon was working as a tutor in Pyongyang, and he was married with children. North Korean dictat...

Coalition jets scrambled to defend USA forces from Syrian bombing

Syrian government warplanes were in the air again on Saturday over the flash point northeastern city of Hasakeh, despite a United States warning against new strikes that might endanger its military advisers. Cook was highly critical of Syrian militar...

York and District TUC backs Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership battle

Mr Corbyn has been forced to employ Mr Anderson, who is MP for the English seat of Blaydon, as his shadow Scottish secretary as Labour's sole Scottish MP quit the left-winger's top team after growing fed up with his leadership. About 40 minutes into ...

White House: Last of 10k Syrian refugees will arrive this week

The US ambassador to Jordan, Alice Wells, Sunday described the resettlement numbers as "a floor, not a ceiling". "The Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, wants to ban anyone coming from an area with terrorism ties and a majority of gove...

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Creepy clown phenomenon hits Sudbury

The unidentified clown was photographed next to a "garage sale" sign, but it wasn't clear whether the clown and the sign were connected. The phenomenon started in early September...

Investigators have speed estimate of Hoboken train at time of crash

The event recorder and camera from the controlling cab of the accident train remain inaccessible to investigators. " We'll just hope that the front event data recorder was workin...

Russia Rejects Claims Of Drugged Diplomats; Suggests They Were Drunk

But before the samples could be taken, the electricity at the clinic mysteriously went out. "A probe conducted by Russian Federation revealed that at the time no Americans had s...

Pakistani artistes come here on visa, not illegally

For the past few days, the situation between India and Pakistan has turned critical with continued debates over Pakistani artists being banned from India. "Fawad Khan shows true ...

India not serious to resolve 'historical disputes': Pak Army chief

Later on Tuesday, Pakistan approached the World Bank amid reports that India could revoke the 56-year-oldwater-sharing treaty, with senior Pakistani officials taking up the matter ...

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

He said he would like to "finish the problem of [his] country and save the next generation". Duterte was elected in a May vote on the back of a promise to wage war on drugs and o...

California heat wave intensifies wildfire threatening homes

The so-called Loma Fire broke out on Monday afternoon and has scorched more than 1,000 acres about 10 miles northwest of the town of Morgan Hill, fire officials said. The Morgan ...

Obama says people don't give Clinton credit

Later Wednesday, she appeared at a rally for the Democratic presidential nominee at the University of Pittsburgh , where she changed the wording to "grown-up". "Experience matters...

Gabon high court upholds incumbent leader Bongo's victory

There have been fears that such a decision would trigger fresh violence. "The Constitutional Court insulted the people and did not respect democracy", said Clay Martial, an opp...

Teenage surfer stable after shark attack at Australian beach

Surf Life Saving NSW have confirmed the attack and said all beaches in the area have been closed for safety reasons. Ninety-eight shark attacks were reported globally previous ye...

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Potash, Agrium to combine and create new fertilizer company

Potash, Agrium to combine and create new fertilizer company

Meanwhile, Agrium shareholders would receive the remaining 48% stake, receiving 2.23 shares in the new company for each share of Agrium . The deal would bring together Saskato...

Ali Bongo's Victory in Gabon Presidential Elections Upheld, Court Says

Gabon produces around 200,000 barrels a day, its main producers being Total and Shell. As many as 1,100 people were arrested during the unrest, and at least six people were reporte...

Afghan charged with bombings in NY, New Jersey

Afghan charged with bombings in NY, New Jersey

But the father later told investigators he just meant his son was hanging out with the wrong crowd, the officials said. According to police, Rahami left his fingerprints on an th...

Syrian conflict tops United Nations chief's list of final appeals

Syrian conflict tops United Nations chief's list of final appeals

Sharif shot back that Pakistan has suffered from spillover of Afghanistan's internal conflicts for more than three decades and "progress will be assured only when the Afghan partie...

Korea to Join US-led Bombing Drill in Alaska

Rocket scientist Chae Yeon-Seok at the South's Korea Aerospace Research Institute said with the new engine, the North is "coming close to having an inter-continental ballistic mi...