• Indonesia's military chief barred from entering US

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    Nurmantyo had been invited by Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, to attend the Chiefs of Defense Conference on Countering Violent Extremism Oct. Nurmantyo was due to attend a Chiefs of Defense Conference on Countering Violent Extremism Monday and Tuesday in the USA capital. Indonesia is the world's largest Muslim-majority country, and generally enjoys good relations with the USA, however, relations between the two countries' armed forces have occasionally been strained by ...
  • Abdullah: Hamas-Fatah deal 'important step' toward relaunching peace process

    Abdullah: Hamas-Fatah deal 'important step' toward relaunching peace process

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    Jordan's king on Sunday endorsed a fledgling Palestinian reconciliation agreement that is meant to end a decade-old political and ideological split between rivals Hamas and Fatah. Hamas has controlled Gaza since 2007 with Iranian backing, but is expected to hand it over to the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority. But Hamas deputy chief Salah al-Aruri, who is leading the delegation to Tehran, expressed hope that the movement would deepen its ties with the Islamic Republic.
  • Bowe Bergdahl Says Life Is Actually Worse Since Release from Taliban

    Bowe Bergdahl Says Life Is Actually Worse Since Release from Taliban

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    After Bergdahl's comments began to make headlines, Donald Trump Jr. had a stern response to the disgraced soldier. The judge's February ruling noted that Trump's disparaging comments were made before he was president. Bergdahl's fate is now in the hands of a military judge after he admitted guilt to charges leveled against him, without striking a deal with prosecutors on Monday.
  • Jimmy Carter on Trump Surprising sympathy

    Jimmy Carter on Trump Surprising sympathy

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    McMaster added: "We are in a race to resolve this short of military action". "I think they feel free to claim that Trump is mentally deranged and everything else without hesitation". "I would go, yes", Carter told columnist Maureen Dowd of the New York Times . "They wouldn't want anything bad to happen to him - they don't want that on their hands".
  • Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting

    Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting

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    Officer Leo's partner shot and killed the gunman. The suspect's name has not yet been released. Officer Justin Leo, 31, and his partner had gone to a home in Girard, a city near Youngstown in northeastern Ohio. A vigil will be held in honor of Officer Leo on Sunday evening at 6:00 pm at Girard Stadium. Wayland said he had never met the suspect. "Officer Justin Leo died protecting and serving his community".
  • Hundreds gather for vigil for Sherin Mathews, hours after unidentified body discovered

    Hundreds gather for vigil for Sherin Mathews, hours after unidentified body discovered

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    She hasn't been seen since. Police, with the assistance of state and federal law enforcement agencies, scoured the area for signs of the missing girl, hoping to find her safe. Search warrants obtained by WFAA reveal Federal Bureau of Investigation detectives seized a variety of electronics, including five cellphones, three laptops, a tablet and a digital camera from the family home.
  • Bihar: Three arrested in connection with Nalanda spit and lick incident

    Bihar: Three arrested in connection with Nalanda spit and lick incident

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    The victim was beaten in Nalanda, Bihar. A village panchayat in Nalanda district of Bihar ordered an elderly man, Mahesh Thakur, to lick his own spit as a punishment for entering the house of sarpanch without knocking the door. He said he had gone to Yadav's house to ask for some khaini (tobacco leaves rubbed and chewed with lime) and also to inquire about his eligibility for a government welfare scheme.
  • EC on extended holiday: Chidambaram

    EC on extended holiday: Chidambaram

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    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said that senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram's comment on the Election Commission (EC) is not appropriate. Last week, the Commission announced the dates for Himachal Pradesh , a Congress-ruled State, and told the media that the schedule for Gujarat would be announced later.
  • Analyzing the Financial Health of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

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    AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ) build up of 1.51% in latest trading session as ownership structure took place active position for technical analysis. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . Also, Director Murry Gerber acquired 4,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st.
  • Myanmar must take back Rohingyas in Bangladesh

    Myanmar must take back Rohingyas in Bangladesh

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    She last visited the country in 2014. Rohingyas are stateless Indo-Aryan people from Rakhine state in Myanmar and are categorised as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. She is due to meet the political leaders in Bangladesh and also interact with the representatives of leading Bangladeshi think tanks, chambers of commerce and industry and cultural organisations.
  • Ram Mukherjee, director of Hum Hindustani and Rani Mukerji's father, passes away

    Ram Mukherjee, director of Hum Hindustani and Rani Mukerji's father, passes away

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    A statement issued on behalf of the family read: "Ram Mukerji, respected film-maker, beloved father and husband, is no more". He passed away on October 22 at 6 am due to natural causes. Interestingly, his wife Krishna Mukerji is a playback singer. Mourning his death, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: "Saddened at the passing of veteran filmmaker Ram Mukherjee".
  • Arsenal flawless game for Ronald Koeman to save Everton job - Jamie Redknapp

    Arsenal flawless game for Ronald Koeman to save Everton job - Jamie Redknapp

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    Wenger has resisted the temptation to bring Olivier Giroud and Jack Wilshere back into a Premier League starting XI, despite both putting in good European performances during the week. However, Ross Barkley, Yannick Bolasie and Seamus Coleman are all still sidelined with injuries. "Some of the Europa League players are making it hard to be left out of the Premier League games", said Wenger.
  • Killeen substitute teacher puts duct tape over students' mouths

    Killeen substitute teacher puts duct tape over students' mouths

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    In a statement released by KISD spokesman Terry Abbott, he called the substitute teacher's alleged actions "outrageous and unconscionable behavior". She had been with the district since past year. In a similar incident in St. Louis County in Missouri in August, a teacher allegedly duct taped a seventh grade student to her chair because the child was not listening to her instructions to stay in the seat.