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Security remained tight along Mombasa Road as rowdy youths disrupted traffic on North Airport Road after police denied them entry into the airport. Kenyan police fired in the air on Friday to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters gathered outside the airport in the capital Nairobi, a Reuters witness said.
  • Iraqi forces liberate last town held by Islamic State

    Iraqi forces liberate last town held by Islamic State

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    The Iraqi national flag was raised over Rawa around midday Friday, Iraq's Joint Operation Command (IJOC) said in a statement. The capture of the town marks the end of Islamic State's era of territorial rule over a so-called caliphate that it proclaimed in 2014 across vast swathes of Iraq and Syria.
  • UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

    UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

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    The Security Council had planned to put on vote two draft resolutions, each of which would renew the mandate of the JIM, which ends on November 17. Russian Federation vetoed a USA -drafted resolution that would have given the Joint Investigative Mechanism another year to look into chemical weapons attacks in the war-torn country.
  • Padmavati: Deepika Padukone basks in 'Ghoomar' fever with kids on reality show

    Padmavati: Deepika Padukone basks in 'Ghoomar' fever with kids on reality show

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    The "Piku" star comments didn't go down well with Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) who threatened to cut her nose if she did not abstain from inciting public sentiments. "I will not tolerate this", Kalvi said. Various organisations, political parties and individuals have stood up for the Rajput community and have opposed the release of Padmavati over apprehensions that it distorts history in telling the tale of Rajput queen Padmavati .
  • Schlumberger NV (SLB) Receives Hold Rating from SunTrust Banks, Inc

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    The business had revenue of $7.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.91 billion. In related news, Director Tore I. Sandvold sold 3,500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts await Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) to report earnings on February, 1. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings. SYK's profit will be $729.81 million for 20.12 P/E if the $1.95 EPS becomes a reality.
  • Massive fire engulfs senior living facility outside of Philadelphia

    Massive fire engulfs senior living facility outside of Philadelphia

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    Dozens of people wrapped in blankets and sitting in wheel chairs waited on the street near the blaze, video from local news showed. Fire officials said emergency responders were triaging patients on the lawn of the facility. As a fourth alarm sounded, area hospitals reported they were overwhelmed with patients and were unable to take any more. Multiple fire departments battled a massive fire in senior living facility outside Philadelphia Thursday night.
  • Lebanon's Hariri accepts invite to come to France - diplomat

    Lebanon's Hariri accepts invite to come to France - diplomat

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    The French president's office on Wednesday had confirmed that Hariri and his family had been invited to France for a "few days" but that did not mean he would stay there in exile. "Only a pernicious outside actor, such as Iran and its surrogate, Hezbollah, can upset the balance as this group now seeks to take control of Lebanon", Bahaa Haririr's statement read in part.
  • Game Preview: TCU vs Texas Tech

    Game Preview: TCU vs Texas Tech

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    Luckily, with TCU's strong running game, he won't be asked to do too much. The Horned Frogs are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against the Red Raiders and are winless at 0-4 against the number in their last four games in Lubbock.
  • BJP will go to any extent to derail quota stir: Hardik

    BJP will go to any extent to derail quota stir: Hardik

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    Chirag who referred himself as "Rajdrohi" had first met the top BJP leadership on October 2 and also welcomed the party's "Gaurav Yatra" in Porbandar. The BJP leaders, who initially believed the videos would damage the 24-year-old quota agitation leader, have distanced the party from the episode and said they were filmed and released by his "internal rivals".
  • Grenfell fire killed 71, including stillborn baby

    Grenfell fire killed 71, including stillborn baby

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    Police in the United Kingdom have set the final death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire at 71 people, including a stillborn baby. The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower social housing block in London in June is 71, police said on Thursday after five months of painstaking search and recovery operations.
  • Moody's ups India rating, says reforms will spur sustainable

    Moody's ups India rating, says reforms will spur sustainable

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    The rupee opened higher by 60 paise at 64.72 per dollar on expectations that the decision by Moody's to upgrade India's sovereign rating for the first time in 14 years will likely contribute to a gradual decline in the general government debt burden over the medium term.
  • Zimbabwe: Zuma, Buhari call for 'respect for the constitution'

    Zimbabwe: Zuma, Buhari call for 'respect for the constitution'

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    Namibia said on Wednesday that it is concerned that the present situation in Zimbabwe creates uncertainty that is not conducive to peace, stability and consolidation of democracy in Zimbabwe and the region as a whole. "Republic of Angola, United Republic of Tanzania and Republic of Zambia, plus the SADC Council Chairperson who is the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation for South Africa".
  • EnLink Midstream Partners, (NYSE:ENLK) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.18

    EnLink Midstream Partners, (NYSE:ENLK) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.18

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    It has outperformed by 4.96% the S&P500. At present, 2 analysts call it Sell, while 5 think it is Hold. The corporation has a market cap of US$6.45 Billion. They expect $0.97 EPS, up 12.79% or $0.11 from last year's $0.86 per share. After $-0.24 actual EPS reported by Kirkland's, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -70.83% EPS growth.
  • NZ refugee offer stands, despite new allegations

    NZ refugee offer stands, despite new allegations

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    Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has opened the door to a potential refugee resettlement deal between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, acknowledging it is a decision for the two sovereign states that Australia could not block. "It's a waste of money in my judgement", Dutton said, referring to the offer of $3 million. Indonesia, for example. We're the biggest donor into Indonesia for people who are displaced.