• Iran Drawn in Group of Death

    Iran Drawn in Group of Death

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    Many football pundits believe it would be a straight-forward fight between the two European countries, with Morocco expected to battle Iran for the third-place but Appiah, who worked with Renard as Ghana's assistant coach during Claude Le Roy's reign in 2008, has a different idea.
  • Toll Attendant Killed When Truck Crash on The Booth in Bay Bridge

    Toll Attendant Killed When Truck Crash on The Booth in Bay Bridge

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    A sig alert was issued, and several westbound lanes at the toll plaza was blocked. A toll-collector of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) was killed on duty in a deadly crash when a rental truck slammed into her toll booth in the USA state of California early Saturday, police said.
  • Mayawati alleges tampering of EVM's in ULB polls

    Mayawati alleges tampering of EVM's in ULB polls

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    Earlier in the morning, Ms Mayawati said "with full confidence" that the BJP would be defeated in the general elections due in 2019 if ballot papers were used in place of EVMs. This is a stunning performance considering the fact the entire BSP campaign was a low key affair. Samajwadi party has won 45 seats. While the Bharatiya Janata Party is celebrating its massive success in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, opposition parties have yet again alleged tampering of EVMs used in the ...
  • United Kingdom police officer stops van falling off bridge

    United Kingdom police officer stops van falling off bridge

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    A hero police officer managed to stop a van leaning over the edge of a motorway bridge by hanging onto the vehicle with his bare hands. "Every time a lorry went by I could see the van sway and I just thought, 'It's right over the A64, if this van goes over it will kill the driver.' Of course you're also thinking 'any minute now, something is going to come on the hard shoulder and hit me!'" PC Willis, known as Motorway Martin to his followers, said he couldn't "begin to describe [his] ...
  • Driver killed, passenger injured in Rockville crash

    Driver killed, passenger injured in Rockville crash

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    The 20-year-old-driver of the other auto, a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV, and a 17-year-old passenger, both of Chester, were injured and transported to Piedmont Medical Center, Miller said. The passenger, a 30-year-old woman from Clear Lake, suffered life-threatening injuries. Emergency crews were called to the scene around 3 p.m. Saturday.
  • Pope Francis meets Rohingya refugees, seeks forgiveness

    Pope Francis meets Rohingya refugees, seeks forgiveness

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    On the first leg of his current trip, in Myanmar, he did not use the word Rohingya to describe the refugees. Speaking to reporters aboard the plane returning to Rome from Bangladesh, the pontiff also indicated that he had been firm with Myanmar's military leaders in private meetings about the need for them to respect the rights of Rohingya refugees.
  • Russian Federation accuses United States of provoking Kim Jong Un

    Russian Federation accuses United States of provoking Kim Jong Un

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    Lavrov's remarks came a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said "additional major sanctions" will be imposed on North Korea in the wake of a ballistic missile test. "If someone really wants to use force to, as the US representative to the United Nations put it, destroy North Korea.then I think that is playing with fire and a big mistake", the Russian foreign minister warned.
  • Seoul: N. Korea's new missile could reach Washington

    Seoul: N. Korea's new missile could reach Washington

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    South Korea's Unification Ministry said it believes North Korea is unlikely to engage in more missile and rocket tests soon due to a number of reasons, including the onset of winter. The bilateral meeting took place Thursday, following North Korea's launch of its latest ICBM . As a response, Washington will have to increase its capacity and production of GBIs, to stay ahead of the North Korean nuclear ICBM threat.
  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa bows to public outcry, drops education minister

    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa bows to public outcry, drops education minister

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    Moyo was appointed Foreign Minister while the long-serving air force commander, Perence Shiri, became minister of lands and agriculture, a vital job following the controversial seizure of land from white farmers almost two decades ago. Chris Mutsvangwa, who heads the group, is now in charge at the Information Ministry. Mugabe's tenure withstood repeated claims of hanging on to power through brutal repression of dissent, election rigging and corruption, until concerted pressure from the ...
  • Turkey gets re-elected to UN's IMO Council

    Turkey gets re-elected to UN's IMO Council

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    While Germany topped the voting list by scoring the maximum of 146 votes, India was not far behind. Soon after the result announcement, an Indian High Commission in the United Kingdom tweeted, "India enters the IMO Council under category B having won 144 votes, the second highest in the category".
  • Former Stanford swimmer files appeal in sex assault case

    Former Stanford swimmer files appeal in sex assault case

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    Turner was charged after two Stanford graduate students witnessed the assault taking place in January 2015 while they were riding bicycles near Stanford. "The cumulative effect of this misleading course of conduct deprived appellant of a fair trial". Attorneys for Brock Turner , the former Stanford University swimmer who served three months in jail for rape in a case that raised questions about proper punishment, are asking that the court overturn his convictions.
  • Andhra cabinet recommends 5 per cent reservation for Kapus

    Andhra cabinet recommends 5 per cent reservation for Kapus

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    Mr. Bandaru Satyanarayna Murthy criticised the move of Telangana state TD MLA and BC leader R. Krishnaiah, without naming him directly, for his observations on Kapu reservations in AP.:Why should he intervene in an AP subject? It may be mentioned here that the Principal Opposition YSRCP was boycotting the entire winter session of the Assembly.
  • US Asks China To Cut Off Oil Supply To North Korea

    US Asks China To Cut Off Oil Supply To North Korea

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    China is North Korea's neighbour and its sole major trading partner. "If the United States drops out of this deal, it won't be very credible in the eyes of those who are now requested to drop their (own) nuclear programme like North Korea", Lavrov said .
  • Mueller removed top Federal Bureau of Investigation agent after anti-Trump texts

    Mueller removed top Federal Bureau of Investigation agent after anti-Trump texts

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    When the texts were found, Strzok was taken off the Mueller team in August, the Washington Post noted. Strzok exchanged the text messages with another person who had been on Mueller's team, Lisa Page, according to the Post . "He was one of the most competent (counterintelligence) agents, and a role model", the official said. But Mr. Strzok was reassigned this summer from Mr.
  • UAE ´deporting´ Egypt presidential hopeful Shafiq to Cairo: aides

    UAE ´deporting´ Egypt presidential hopeful Shafiq to Cairo: aides

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    Shafik's daughter, May Shafik, confirmed to Reuters that the politician was taken from his home by the UAE authorities. "They took him from the house and put him on a private plane". However, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied the claim, saying that he is free to travel wherever he wants. May Shafik said on Friday he was preparing to depart, first for Europe and the United States before returning to Egypt to start his campaign.