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Yemeni officials indicate over 140 killed in airstrike

Roweishan had sided with the Iran-aligned Houthi movement when President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi fled Yemen after the Houthis advanced on his headquarters in the southern port city of Aden in March 2015. "The place has been turned into a lake of blood", said one rescuer, Murad Tawfiq. In the aftermath of the strike, hundreds of body parts were found strewn in and outside the hall. Read More

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Danbury clown sightings at Western likely a hoax

Danbury clown sightings at Western likely a hoax

A Facebook post containing a clown-related threat of an attack on several area schools - including schools in Souderton, Pennridge and North Penn school districts - appeared Tuesday. In the past 24 hours, the account has tweeted more than 30 reports of people dressed as clowns in places ranging from St. Ambrose University in Davenport to the middle school football field in Newton. Read More

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Polish lawmakers reject abortion ban after massive protests

In a complete reversal, lawmakers voted 352-58 on Thursday to reject the proposal. Compared to around 1,000 or 2,000 legal terminations, between 10,000 and 150,000 illegal abortions are performed there, according to the BBC . The reversal followed a week of protests that culminated in about 100,000 women donning black outfits and marching about Poland "mourning" the potential loss of a woman's "right" to kill her unborn child. Read More

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Shimon Peres 'Never Gave Up Trying' for Peace, Says Naomi Campbell

Shimon Peres 'Never Gave Up Trying' for Peace, Says Naomi Campbell

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose and Gov. Gen. David Johnston were just some of those who remembered the former Israeli leader and Nobel laureate who died Wednesday at the age of 93. As protege of Ben-Gurion, Peres led the Defense Ministry in his 20s and spearheaded the development of Israel's nuclear program . After the eulogies, a procession will head out at 11am to the cemetery's Great Leaders of the Nation section, where the burial ceremony ... Read More

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Greece sees jump in migrant border crossings

Greece sees jump in migrant border crossings

Hundreds of migrants stranded in Serbia set off on foot on Tuesday toward the border with Hungary to protest its closure for most people trying to reach the European Union. "They realized they were being manipulated and that they have to follow the procedure", said Cucic. "The police had to intervene and break them apart", a witness told Serbia's B92 broadcaster. Read More

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UK's health secretary seeks more British medical students

UK's health secretary seeks more British medical students

The union's junior doctor committee chair, Dr Ellen McCourt, said today marks a "watershed moment" for the health service, with doctors being moved onto contracts "which they have rejected". Dr Simon Clark, workforce officer for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, cautioned that "with 30% of doctors deciding to take a break from medicine in the United Kingdom for a period of time before they take up speciality training, government must address the retention, attrition and career ... Read More

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Kelly Clarkson Talks End of 'Idol', New Children's Book on LATE NIGHT

Kelly Clarkson Talks End of 'Idol', New Children's Book on LATE NIGHT

Kelly Clarkson has opened up to ET about how becoming a parent has given her a newfound sense of empowerment. As she was working as a waitress, a guy kept coming in and asking her on a date until she finally said yes. "He proceeded to talk about his height for a solid hour", Clarkson said. You can not judge me. "I'm going straight to hell, I'm aware", she told DeGeneres. Read More

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Will Salman Khan guard India's borders, asks Raj Thackeray

India and Pakistan have fought three wars since they gained independence from Britain seven decades ago, two of them over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. While Bollywood celebs including filmmakers Karan Johar and Mahesh Bhatt and actor Salman Khan have maintained that art and politics should not be mixed, actors Kangana Ranaut and Ranbir Kapoor have given rather neutral reactions to the entire debate. Read More

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Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

He, however, said that Pakistan always wants to reduce tensions but it is India that is doing "the opposite to deflect the attention of the world from the Kashmir issue". Last week, Indian Army carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads across the LoC in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, inflicting heavy casualties on terrorists waiting to sneak into India. Read More

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U of T student released from Bangladesh jail

U of T student released from Bangladesh jail

In video footage filmed by witnesses and terrorists, Khan appeared holding a pistol and talking to the hostage-takers, but police said forensic analysis had shown the Toronto University student had been forced to do so. Several surviving hostages, speaking under condition of anonymity with the New York Times immediately after the attack, credited Khan with convincing the attackers not to kill the remaining hostages. Read More

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Pakistan's leadership sticks to Kashmir issue despite growing tensions with India

The World Bank was also reminded by Pakistan that the treaty gives the bank an important role in establishing a court of arbitration by facilitating the process of appointment of three judges, called Umpires, to the Court. Pakistan had offered dialogue to India for the resolution of the Kashmir issue, but the offer was rejected. "Local villagers in the Uri sector apprehended on September 21 and handed over to Indian security forces two individuals from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir who have ... Read More

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Chelsea bombing suspect's wife back in USA

Chelsea bombing suspect's wife back in USA

Rahami is seen walking down West 27th Street in Chelsea at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, around the time another device allegedly planted by Rahami exploded on West 23rd Street. AP global security chief Danny Spriggs said Rahami worked night shifts and often engaged colleagues in long political discussions, expressing sympathy for the Taliban and disdain for United States military action in Afghanistan. Read More

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California governor signs bill stemming from Brock Turner case

California governor signs bill stemming from Brock Turner case

Gov. Brown has gone on record as being opposed to mandatory sentences, but in a signed statement on Friday Brown said , "As a general matter, I am opposed to adding more mandatory sentences". "While we can't go back and change what happened, we have made sure it never happens again", Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, said in a statement. The sentence, which was lighter than prison terms given at many USA sexual assault trials, drew national attention after the survivor published her ... Read More

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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points

Clinton is stressing that her plans will solve the kind of kitchen-sink problems facing American families - the high cost of childcare, mounting student debt and unpaid family leave. Following their first debate Monday, Hillary Clinton has a 7-point lead over Donald Trump in New Hampshire according to a poll released Friday by WBUR . Read More

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Trudeau, Harper and Chretien gather with leaders to mourn Peres in Jerusalem

Trudeau, Harper and Chretien gather with leaders to mourn Peres in Jerusalem

We say goodbye to an icon that represents Israel in the world and I wanted to thank him", said a 25-year-old Jerusalemite who identified himself as Jonathan D. JERUSALEM (AP) - Shimon Peres was being laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of global dignitaries - in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a potent symbol of hopes of Mideast ... Read More

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