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Malaysia to resume search for MH370

Malaysia to resume search for MH370

Malaysia entered into the deal with Ocean Infinity on a "no find, no fee" basis - a model typically applied to underwater searches aimed at retrieving sunken cargo. The search for MH370 has been the most expensive in aviation history, costing an estimated $200 million, according to CNN. The Australia Transport Safety Bureau has led the search efforts, since the plane is believed to have crashed in its jurisdiction. Read More

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Marawi: Rodrigo Duterte declares Philippines city liberated of Islamic State influence

Marawi: Rodrigo Duterte declares Philippines city liberated of Islamic State influence

The military said Monday Hapilon - on the U.S. "most wanted terrorists" list - was killed in a dawn offensive alongside Omarkhayam Maute, one of two brothers who with Hapilon plotted to take over the city. "We may announce the termination of hostilities in the couple of days". More than 1,000 people have been killed, including about 800 militants. "So, it's huge money", the defense chief said. Read More

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Iraqi forces 'launch major Kirkuk operation'

Iraqi forces 'launch major Kirkuk operation'

Fighting between Baghdad and the Kurds could open an entirely new front in Iraq's 14-year-old civil war and potentially draw in regional powers such as Turkey and Iran . The short suspension in production helped push up world oil prices as the shutdown represented more than half of total Kurdish output. But it was adamantly opposed by the Iraqi central government, Iran, Turkey as well as traditional Kurdish allies such as the U.S. Read More

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26 plus taken ill after food poisoning on Tejas train

26 plus taken ill after food poisoning on Tejas train

The IRCTC Area Officer at Madgaon and the train's on-board Manager have been placed under suspension, while the Catering Contractor has been slapped with a show-cause notice pending the outcome of a fact-finding and food-test reports. It further stated that the train departed at 9 am from Karmali and 230 passengers were served breakfast on board. The IRCTC, in a series of tweets, said: "Food samples have been taken for investigation". Read More

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Larry Flynt offers $10 million for information leading to Trump's impeachment

Larry Flynt offers $10 million for information leading to Trump's impeachment

Flynt upped the ante considerable from a meager $1 million reward he offered back in October 2016 in a desperate ploy to derail the Trump train speeding toward victory. There is a number at the bottom and an email address. 'But most worrisome is that, long before climate-change apocalypse strikes, Trump might trigger a nuclear world war, ' Flynt wrote, noting how Trump's foreign policy decisions are marked by 'thin-skinned emotion and erratic ill-advised tweets'. Read More

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Turnbull government stands by allies after North Korea threat

Turnbull government stands by allies after North Korea threat

North Korea is reportedly moving missiles into position as American and South Korean forces prepare for joint drills. Starting from Monday, the allies kick off a four-day joint naval exercise in the waters east and west of the peninsula. In July, North Korea fired two ICBMs on steep trajectories into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan. A joint US-South Korea military drill will be held from today through Friday, Yonhap reported, citing an unidentified military source who said ... Read More

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Truck bomb kills more than two dozen in Mogadishu

Truck bomb kills more than two dozen in Mogadishu

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Police say 20 people were killed in the explosion in Mogadishu and at least 15 were injured. Witnesses said the blast, which threw a thick cloud of smoke into the sky that could be seen across the city, badly damaged a nearby hotel and left scenes of devastation on the busy road. Read More

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Mensa offers to host IQ test between Trump and Tillerson

Mensa offers to host IQ test between Trump and Tillerson

FILE - In this August 11, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , left, speaks following a meeting with President Donald Trump at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. Also around this time, Trump made a politicized speech to the Boy Scouts of America , which Tillerson once led. Trump publicly slammed the reports as "fake news ", and Tillerson told reporters that he remains committed to the President. Read More

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Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladesh

Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladesh

It called on Myanmar to discuss repatriating refugees from neighbouring Bangladesh and praised the latter for its role in the crisis, which started when attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts brought a ferocious military response. Kyu additionally revealed on how every of the displaced people within Bangladeshi region will now have the capacity to go back subsequent to the procedure for confirmation. Read More

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EPA to begin repealing Obama's landmark climate rule Tuesday

EPA to begin repealing Obama's landmark climate rule Tuesday

EPA says repealing the rule will save Americans $33 billion in compliance costs. " Regulatory power should not be used by any regulatory body to pick winners and losers ". The EPA has not, as was widely expected, issued a revised, weaker version of the Clean Power Plan. When the rule was finalized in 2015, power plants were the largest source of United States climate pollution, comprising 31% of the nation's emissions. Read More

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Protests erupt in Spain over Catalonia's move for independence

Protests erupt in Spain over Catalonia's move for independence

People take part in a demonstration in favour of dialogue to resolve Catalonia´s bid for independence, in Madrid, Spain, October 7, 2017. A huge demonstration to support the unity of Spain, on Sunday in Barcelona . Carles Puigdemont, who succeeded Mr Mas as President, told the BBC on Tuesday his Government would declare independence from Spain by the beginning of next week. Read More

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Shells fall into Syria's Idlib province from Turkey

Shells fall into Syria's Idlib province from Turkey

Relations between the two countries have took a turn for the worse more recently following Erdogan's crackdown on political dissidents, some of whom are German citizens, in the wake of a failed putsch a year ago. Turkish military has been on the move in Turkey's Hatay province on the border with Syria. Turkey said on Thursday that it was prepared to carry out a cross-border operation to retake Syria's northern city of Afrin when necessary. Read More

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ICAN: Staunch campaigners for an end to nuclear weapons

ICAN: Staunch campaigners for an end to nuclear weapons

The International Campaign for Abolition of Nuclear weapons (ICAN) yesterday received Nobel Peace Prize , following nearly letter last wills of Swede Alfred Nobel . The treaty will enter into force after it has been ratified by 50 parties. The agreement struck in 2015 between Iran and world powers drastically curbed Tehran s nuclear enrichment capability in return for a lifting of punishing economic sanctions. Read More

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Russian hackers steal from United States government again - expert says U.S. at fault

The Journal reported that the incident occurred in 2015 but wasn't uncovered until a year ago. " Kaspersky Lab has not been provided any evidence substantiating the company's involvement in the alleged incident reported by the Wall Street Journal on October 5, 2017, and it is unfortunate that news coverage of unproven claims continue to perpetuate accusations about the company ", a Kaspersky Lab spokesperson told Silicon . Read More

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United Kingdom police release report on ex-premier's abuse claims

United Kingdom police release report on ex-premier's abuse claims

The investigation, Operation Conifer , began in August 2015 with a much-criticised launch outside Sir Edward's former home in the cathedral close at Salisbury, where police appealed for any victims of sexual abuse to come forward. Heath's godson, Lincoln Seligman, said the police investigation had cast a stain over a man who could not defend himself. The report says the allegations received in seven cases led to Heath's "suspected involvement in an offence" and thus the former prime ... Read More

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FBI Hopes Paddock's Girlfriend Can Provide Insight Into Las Vegas Attack

FBI Hopes Paddock's Girlfriend Can Provide Insight Into Las Vegas Attack

They wonder if he had some sort of mental break at the time that drove him to start making plans for mass murder. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, speaking at a cybersecurity forum Wednesday in Boston, said investigators are busy "reconstructing the life, the behavior, the pattern of activity of this individual and anyone and everyone who may have crossed his path in the days and the weeks leading up to this horrific event". Read More

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Terrorists Strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan's Balochistan, Killing 20

Terrorists Strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan's Balochistan, Killing 20

The incident took place in Jhal Magsi district of the province after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives close to a shrine. Deputy Commissioner Asadullah Kakar confirmed that it was a suicide attack. The local administration declared an emergency at hospitals in Sibbi and Dera Murad Jamali. Security forces have cordoned off the area. The Islamic State Khorasan Province - the Middle Eastern group's affiliate in Afghanistan and Pakistan - has since released a statement claiming the ... Read More

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