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Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi called on Friday via his twitter account the visit by Saudi King Salman to Russia's President Vladimir Putin an "impressive success". "The memorandum of understanding includes the transfer of technology for the local production" of the Kornet anti-tank guided missile systems, advanced multiple rocket launchers and automatic grenade launchers.
  • In Syria, crashed a Russian military helicopter

    In Syria, crashed a Russian military helicopter

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    Fierce battles are still expected in the town that over the past months became one of the extremists' main centers after losing other strongholds in Iraq and Syria. Three Russian troops were wounded after the militants encircled 29 Russian military officers for several hours during an insurgent offensive. The Syrian military shelled al-Mayadin overnight and Syrian and Russian warplanes have conducted hundreds of strikes, it said.
  • Las Vegas attacker's girlfriend returns to US

    Las Vegas attacker's girlfriend returns to US

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    Danley, an Australian citizen reported to have been born in the Philippines, had been sharing Paddock's condo at a retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada, about 90 miles (145 km) northeast of Las Vegas , according to police and public records.
  • Woman's death in hotel freezer ruled accidental by medical examiner

    Woman's death in hotel freezer ruled accidental by medical examiner

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    Toxicology reports found that Jenkins had a blood-alcohol level of 0.112, above the 0.08 legally permissible to drive. Her body was found in the walk-in freezer 21 hours later, investigators said. Her death sparked protests outside the Crowne Plaza Hotel, with friends and relatives demanding answers on how she could have gotten into the freezer and why it took so long to find her.
  • Special vote: Labour and Greens gain two seats, National loses two

    Special vote: Labour and Greens gain two seats, National loses two

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    Compared to Labour, support for the Greens has continually risen, leaping from 7.15 percent (16, 441 total special votes) to 15.29 per cent (46, 020) in 2014. But National's Nicola Willis and Maureen Pugh will not become MPs. New Zealand First remains the Kingmaker, although Labour and the Greens have closed the gap with National to two seats after the Electoral Commission announced special votes results.
  • Marcus Mariota will be game-time decision against Dolphins

    Marcus Mariota will be game-time decision against Dolphins

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    Mariota was diagnosed with a minor strained hamstring following an MRI. He says his first goal is to get healthy and that he needs to have some mobility to be able to play. That being the case, there will be a need to replace Mariota's running production, and running backs DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry will be asked to do that against the Miami Dolphins.
  • Sam Smith announces new album, tour stop in Detroit

    Sam Smith announces new album, tour stop in Detroit

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    Each ticket purchased online will include a copy of Smith's Capitol Records album. The " Too Good At Goodbyes " singer has announced his second LP, titled " The Thrill Of It All ", will be released in just a few weeks time . Fans who preorder Smith's new album will receive both " Too Good at Goodbyes " and " Pray " as instant downloads. The album features 10 songs, while the USA deluxe edition includes four additional tracks.
  • Re-investigation of Mahatma Gandhi's murder: SC seeks top lawyer's opinion

    Re-investigation of Mahatma Gandhi's murder: SC seeks top lawyer's opinion

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    Dr Pankaj Phadnis - founder of a modern-day "Abhinav Bharat" - has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court , questioning the belief that three bullets were fired at the Mahatma. In a fresh twist to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi which has always been a subject of controversy as a section have always questioned the Nathuram Godse factor.
  • Eve-teasing rampant in BHU; outsiders staying illegally in campus hostels: NCW

    Eve-teasing rampant in BHU; outsiders staying illegally in campus hostels: NCW

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    Nearly a fortnight after violence on the BHU campus following police lathi charge on the girls, who were protesting rising incidents of eve teasing on the campus, yet another girl was allegedly molested in the varsity on Thursday. She also mentioned that a decision on curfew timings for both boys and girls will be announced within a day or two. "Have asked girls to identify them".
  • Andres Iniesta Agrees To 'Lifetime Contract' With FC Barcelona

    Andres Iniesta Agrees To 'Lifetime Contract' With FC Barcelona

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    Iniesta had been linked with moves to Juventus and Inter but his contract renewal means the Spaniard will end his career at the Camp Nou. "It's just a question of time, but I hope he renews as soon as possible". The midfielder has scored 55 times in 639 appearances for the club - winning eight La Liga titles, five Copas del Rey and four Champions League titles during his time in the first team.
  • Turkish President Erdogan Vows to Close Borders, Airspace to Iraqi Kurds

    Turkish President Erdogan Vows to Close Borders, Airspace to Iraqi Kurds

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    The flight carrying Talabani's body was given special dispensation to land amid an Iraqi-government-imposed ban on worldwide flights to the Kurdistan Region following the plebiscite. "This encircling is not just limited to our physical borders", Erdogan said. Iraq's Prime Minister, al-Abadi, has made clear that Bagdad is unwilling but not unable to resort to violence, raising the specter of armed confrontation.
  • Carlos Curbelo to Push Bipartisan Ban on Bump Stocks

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    A fight for stricter gun control laws heads to New Haven on Friday. In its first statement since the shooting that left 59 dead and over 500 wounded, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and Executive Director Chris Cox said they would be open to regulating bump stocks , which allow rifles to fire at a higher rate mimicking an automatic weapon.
  • Trump Tosses Paper Towels into a Puerto Rican Crowd Like They're Basketballs

    Trump Tosses Paper Towels into a Puerto Rican Crowd Like They're Basketballs

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    It wasn't clear what Trump had in mind, including whether he was suggesting a government bailout or a restructuring of the island's debt that would impose losses on investors. "I'm anxious to help the Puerto Rican people ", said 27-year-old Kaitlyn Gentilin, a nurse who lives in Oakland. Before and during his visit Tuesday to Puerto Rico , Trump insisted the federal government had done "a great job" providing aid to the people and clearing roads so trucks can deliver food, water and ...