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Sirleaf, 78, also hailed Liberia's progress from a nation left in the ashes of war in 2003 to what she described as "one of the most vibrant democracies in the west Africa region" today. Official provisional results are expected within 48 hours, though the electoral commission has until October 25 to issue its final confirmation of the results and to announce a run-off if necessary for the presidency.
  • France Warns US against Blacklisting IRGC

    France Warns US against Blacklisting IRGC

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    His chilling warning comes after President Donald Trump was expected to announced plans to respond to Iran's missile programme and designate Iran's most powerful security force, the IRGC, as a terrorist organisation, as he rolls out a broader USA strategy on Iran.
  • Texas Tech University cop shot to death, gunman still at-large

    Texas Tech University cop shot to death, gunman still at-large

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    Texas Tech issued an emergency notification reporting the campus is on lockdown following a reported shooting on Monday night as the shooter remains at large. Continue to shelter in place. At least one officer was shot and killed, according to NBC affiliate KCBD , citing police in Lubbock, Texas . Cook says officers brought the suspect to the campus police station for standard debriefing.
  • No signs of North Korea provocations for anniversary — South Korea military

    No signs of North Korea provocations for anniversary — South Korea military

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    The bomb is often referred to as a "soft bomb" because it only affects targeted electrical power systems. "They even gave us mathematical calculations that they believe prove that their missile can hit the west coast of the United States", Anton Morozov, Russia Today quoted a member of the Russian parliament's worldwide affairs committee, as saying.
  • Malala starts at Oxford University

    Malala starts at Oxford University

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    Malala Yousafzai has taken to Twitter to celebrate starting her classes at Oxford University five years after the Taliban shot her for speaking out for girls' education. The Nobel Peace Prize victor, who advocates for women's education, was shot in the head on the way home from school by the Pakistani Taliban in 2012 after writing an anonymous blog for the BBC about life under their rule.
  • Twins, manager Paul Molitor agree to 3-year contract extension

    Twins, manager Paul Molitor agree to 3-year contract extension

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    Paul Molitor will return as manager after helping lead the Minnesota Twins to the American League playoffs for the first time in seven years. The 61-year-old native of St. His new deal will run through the 2020 season. Falvey said late in the season that the manager's status would not be discussed until the season was over.
  • Pitt student, 20-year-old woman found dead in Oakland

    Pitt student, 20-year-old woman found dead in Oakland

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    Pitt police are assisting the Pittsburgh police in the investigation. Her father kicked in the door to her room after going to pick her up from her home on the 3500 block of Cable Place. She was killed overnight on Sunday, Oct. 8, CBS reported . Meantime, people who knew Sheykhet are stunned. "I could go on and on about how much of a wonderful person she is", former classmate Mark Schlaegle told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  • Mattis tells U.S. army to prepare for military option with N. Korea

    Mattis tells U.S. army to prepare for military option with N. Korea

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    Addressing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's effort to reach out to Pyongyang and United Nations sanctions against the President Kim Jong Un's rogue regime, Mattis said U.S. Mattis made the remarks during a speech at the annual conference of the Association of the U.S. Army, a non-profit advocacy group. Our country has been unsuccessfully dealing with North Korea for 25 years, giving billions of dollars & getting nothing.
  • France snubs Catalonia independence bid

    France snubs Catalonia independence bid

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    Members of Puigdemont's Popular Unity Candidacy party had threatened to meet in Parliament on Monday anyway, in an act of defiance, but it is unclear if they will. The regional Mossos d'Esquadra police force, whose hierarchy reports to the Catalan government, had been in charge until now of guarding the palace in central Barcelona that hosts the judiciary.
  • Iran threatens U.S. bases if more sanctions imposed

    Iran threatens U.S. bases if more sanctions imposed

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    And the deal as now structured enables Iran to develop nuclear weapons entirely unchecked. Trump is set to deliver a speech on Iran this week in which he is expected to decline to certify Iran's compliance in the landmark 2015 agreement, referring it to Congress, and perhaps targeting the country's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard with new sanctions.
  • World Cup joy for Iceland, Ireland but heartbreak for Wales

    World Cup joy for Iceland, Ireland but heartbreak for Wales

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    The eyes of the footballing world are fixated on Iceland right now and representatives from foreign media such as BBC, New York Times, Russia Today, and The Guardian will be present at the match tonight. Greece have 16 points from nine games in Group H, nine behind group winners Belgium and two ahead of Bosnia who lost 4-3 at home to the Belgians earlier on Saturday.
  • China wants Iran deal to endure

    China wants Iran deal to endure

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    Trump has repeatedly criticized the Iran deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, calling it "an embarrassment" and promising on the campaign trail to tear it up. "You will be hearing about Iran very shortly". Tehran will no doubt condemn any such moves as contrary to the JCPOA. "We are anxious, based on the signals coming out of the United States, that the president will tell lawmakers that the nuclear deal with Iran is not being fulfilled", Gabriel said.