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European Union foreign ministers approve new sanctions on N. Korea

European Union foreign ministers approve new sanctions on N. Korea

After North Korea threatened Sydney on Saturday, two Australian ministers clarified that their country's support for the US and South Korea will continue. "We are determined to build up our nuclear forces until peace in struggle with the United States is secured", he added. "In the past it's been noted that North Korea has deliberately set out to embarrass China and has launched missile tests or carried out illegal nuclear tests at a time when China is showcasing the nation on the ... Read More

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Patna University's centenary celebrations may bring PM Modi, Nitish and Lalu together

Patna University's centenary celebrations may bring PM Modi, Nitish and Lalu together

Nitish Kumar was personally present at the airport to receive Narendra Modi , from there upon the wish of the Prime Minister, both the leaders went to visit the newly opened Bihar Museum. He appreciated the efforts Nitish Kumar towards development of the state and said the progress of eastern India is the Centre's topmost priority. "They will be given Rs 10,000 crore in the next five years", Modi said. Read More

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Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal

Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal

The deal envisages that the national unity government will have full powers in all Palestinian territories - in the West Bank and Gaza - by December 1. Direct negotiations began on Tuesday, with a marathon second day stretching into the early hours of Thursday. But the move was seen as mainly symbolic, with Hamas still effectively in charge in the Palestinian enclave of two million people bordered by Egypt, Israel and the Mediterranean Sea. Read More

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Utah parents left 3-year-old at corn maze

Utah parents left 3-year-old at corn maze

It wasn't until 7:40 a.m. the next day that the child's mother called the police to report him missing. Staffers called on a bullhorn and even walked through the maze searching for his family but couldn't find anyone. Officials said the child and his family live in a home shared with other families. Monson says it wasn't immediately clear how the child's disappearance went undetected, but police are investigating whether any criminal charges are warranted. Read More

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Catalan Leaders Face Growing Pressure Over Independence Threat

Catalan Leaders Face Growing Pressure Over Independence Threat

It would therefore " be a candidate to become a member of the Union", then negotiations would be undertaken to integrate with the EU after a fire, green -with the unanimity of the 28 member States. "I hope that those prevail in Spain, who understand that, as the Spanish Prime Minister has said, law and constitution are the basis on which we operate", German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said. Read More

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Bulgaria 0 France 1

Bulgaria 0 France 1

Earlier, Sweden had kept up the pressure on France with an 8-0 win over Luxembourg . It was a nervy performance from the French, who endured long spells of pressure from the Bulgarians and saw N'Golo Kante pick up a hamstring injury after just half an hour, although victory at home to Belarus on Monday will secure their place in Russian Federation. Read More

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Turkish troops prepare to enter Idlib province, Syria

Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that pro-Ankara Syrian rebels were staging a new military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province with the aim of pushing out militants who control the region. The zone would be monitored by Turkish soldiers. And it has seen its ranks rapidly depleted in advance of the expected Turkish operation, with its coalition now effectively reduced back down to Fateh Al Sham. Read More

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Police have found head and limbs of missing journalist Kim Wall

Police have found head and limbs of missing journalist Kim Wall

Danish police said Saturday that the head and legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall had been found, nearly two months after she disappeared on a submarine trip with Peter Madsen , the Danish investor who built his own submarine. The Kim Wall Memorial Fund has been established by her family and friends to honour her spirit and legacy. The exact cause of Wall's death has not yet been confirmed. Read More

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Big 12 power structure shifts with Iowa State stunner over Oklahoma

Big 12 power structure shifts with Iowa State stunner over Oklahoma

Oklahoma had collected one of the most impressive victories in college football this season, winning at Ohio State 31-16 on September 9. It was just the Cyclones' second win over the Sooners (4-1, 1-1) since 1961. Iowa State starting quarterback Jacob Park will miss the Cyclones' game Saturday against No. 3 Oklahoma, as he takes a leave of absence for "personal health issues", the team announced Friday. Read More

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Global Oil Prices Crash On Supply Concern

Global Oil Prices Crash On Supply Concern

In New York, November West Texas Intermediate crude added 11 cents, or 0.2%, to settle at US$51.67 a barrel. Nigeria was shielded from output freeze due to the instability in the country's crude oil production. With demand outpacing supply, crude and refined products inventories are shrinking. Nationwide crude stockpiles fell by 4.08 million barrels last week, the API said Tuesday, according to people familiar with the data. Read More

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San Antonio Spurs: A look at the new All-Star Game format

San Antonio Spurs: A look at the new All-Star Game format

National Basketball Association president of league operations Byron Spruell added: "We're excited about the new All-Star format and appreciate the players' willingness to try something new". The change to the All-Star Game comes after last year's record-setting 192-182 match, which left some fans frustrated. Western Conference format and replacing it with a captains format. Read More

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Monday forecast: partly sunny, high 75

Monday forecast: partly sunny, high 75

Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Currently, for Monday and Tuesday , it looks like the region will be mostly sunny with highs warming to above normal temperatures in the mid/ upper 80s. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour in the afternoon. Read More

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U.S. woman arrested after leaving four young children at home for vacation

U.S. woman arrested after leaving four young children at home for vacation

Upon arriving, officers found four children - two 12-year-olds, a 7-year-old and a 6-year-old - alone. She didn't plan on returning until October 1, but police contacted her and told her she needed to return to the US immediately. "I've never heard of anything like this before", Tompkins said. Police tracked her down in Germany and she was taken into custody when she arrived back in Iowa. Read More

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