• Neigh-sayers welcome at this pet-friendly USA motel

    Neigh-sayers welcome at this pet-friendly USA motel

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    Partridge, of Ontario, Canada, was on her way to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover competition on October 4 when she said she made a decision to stop at the Super 8 to check in and drop off her luggage first.
  • Transport strike 'generally peaceful' but fails to paralyze services - PNP

    Transport strike 'generally peaceful' but fails to paralyze services - PNP

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    Despite the opposition from some transport groups, the jeepney modernization program of the government would still continue , presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Monday. "Classes at all levels, both public and private, and government work nationwide will be suspended for tomorrow, October 16, 2017 (not including Tuesday)", the Office of the Executive Secretary (OES) said Sunday.
  • Number of recorded hate crimes jumps by 29% since last year

    Number of recorded hate crimes jumps by 29% since last year

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    The Brexit vote and terror attacks in London and Manchester fuelled the largest annual rise in hate crime since records began, according to new figures. Overall, the number of hate crime prosecutions was down from 15,542 in 2015/16 to 14,480 in 2016/17, while the number of referrals increased slightly from 12,997 to 13,086.
  • Former PDP sarpanch shot dead in Shopian

    Former PDP sarpanch shot dead in Shopian

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    In the scuffle with villagers, one militant was reported killed after he was hit by his own bullet. "The terrorists took Sheikh outside his house and shot him from point blank range", he said Sheikh, was shifted to nearby Zainpora Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
  • Panic as cabin pressure drops on AirAsia plane

    Panic as cabin pressure drops on AirAsia plane

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    Some reports were also critical of the flight attendants, alleging that they "panicked" and were "hysterical" - something Fernandes also took issue with. The flight crew immediately announced an emergency. AirAsia offered an apology on Monday over a technical problem experienced by one of its planes during a flight from Perth to Denpasar on Sunday night, forcing it to return to Perth after a 25-minute flight.
  • Backed SDF fighters say they took major Raqqa position from ISIS

    Backed SDF fighters say they took major Raqqa position from ISIS

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    An SDF field commander who gave his name as Ager Ozalp said three militiamen had been killed on Monday by mines that have become an Islamic State trademark in its urban battles. The takeover comes after rapid advances against IS in the city, and deals agreed between the SDF and Syrian fighters within IS to leave the city in return for the safe passage of remaining civilians.
  • At Least 10 Killed in Taliban Attacks in Afghanistan

    At Least 10 Killed in Taliban Attacks in Afghanistan

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    Among those killed was Gen. Toryalai Abdyani, the province's police chief, a member of the provincial council said. The casualties included policemen and civilians, head of provincial health department in Paktia province Hadayat Hamidi told Xinhua.
  • Foreign secretary leads delegation for Afghan peace talks in Oman

    Foreign secretary leads delegation for Afghan peace talks in Oman

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    A four-nation group seeking to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan is due to meet in Muscat today (Monday), officials say. The Pakistani team was led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua. The Haqqanis are one of the strongest factions in the Afghan Taliban insurgency and have earned a fearsome reputation for their vicious attacks on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops and Afghan installations over the years.
  • 19-year-old 'Dr. Kitty' arrested after allegedly botching cosmetic surgery

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    It is alleged that a woman responded to Wang's advertisement, going to the basement of a home in the Bayview Ave. and Sheppard Ave. She says she required surgery to correct the damage. Toronto police spokesperson Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said . It was said to included a barcode that people could scan with their phones. She added: " Who knows how many other establishments this ad is placed in? ".
  • Human remains found in crocodile in Australia's Queensland state

    Human remains found in crocodile in Australia's Queensland state

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    Cameron, who was last seen a week ago, had wandered from her care facility in the past but it was not clear how she came to be in the remote bushland where her belongings were found. Police are preparing a report for the coroner. Anne Cameron went missing from her Port Douglas nursing home. Saltwater crocodiles, which can grow up to seven metres long and weigh more than a tonne, are a common feature of the vast continent's tropical north and kill an average of two people a year.
  • Turkey To Extend State Of Emergency Declared After Coup

    Turkey To Extend State Of Emergency Declared After Coup

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    Turkish and USA delegations are set to meet in Ankara as part of efforts to overcome a crisis erupted between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over the mutual suspension of visa applications. The staff member was arrested on charges of espionage and alleged ties to a USA -based cleric who Turkey blames for a coup attempt past year. Gulen has denied any involvement in the coup attempt and said the crackdown is part of a bigger plot to muzzle dissent.
  • Winston Peters emerges from talks: There's still work to be done

    Winston Peters emerges from talks: There's still work to be done

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    He said on policy matters "we are 98 per cent of the way there". Mr Peters made a quick escape at around 5:30pm, leaving with his Chief of Staff David Broom. Leader Winston Peters said at the outset, after his first 30-minute meetings with the National and Labour leaders, he felt "between the devil and the deep blue sea".
  • Shannon Airport remains open during Hurricane Ophelia

    Shannon Airport remains open during Hurricane Ophelia

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    THERE ARE MAJOR flight disruptions across Ireland due to Storm Ophelia but the effects vary across different airports. Nearly 2,000 people have already been affected by flight cancellations in Cork Airport this morning due to ex-hurricane Ophelia with thousands more now impacted by the latest cancellations.
  • Spoilers On Plans For Tonight's RAW In Portland

    Spoilers On Plans For Tonight's RAW In Portland

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    Cesaro, Sheamus, Rollins, and Ambrose had gotten involved in a brawl during the cage match that ended up backstage, with Miz closing a garage door and preventing them from being able to get back in. Kalisto put his WWE Cruiserweight Title on the line against Enzo Amore , there was a totally random tag team match, and Jason Jordan challenged Miz for the Intercontinental Title.