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Navy rescues mariners, dogs stranded in Pacific Ocean for 5 months

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They had been at sea since late May. The fishing vessel alerted the U.S. Coast Guard in Guam and the next day, the USS Ashland arrived to save Appel, Fuiaba and their dogs. They planned a voyage of more than 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) south to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat. But they soon found themselves lost. "And she said 'yes mom, ' and that was really exciting". Read More »

Syria responsible for sarin attack that killed scores

At least 100 people were killed and hundreds of others injured in the chemical attack on April 4 in Khan Sheikhun town in western Idlib province. Haunting images of lifeless children piled in heaps reflected the magnitude of the attack, which prompted a U.S. Read More »

Trump executive order eases path for deliveries by drone

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The Trump Administration has announced a new pilot programme which it says will "accelerate drone integration into the national airspace system". Each programme would be reviewed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which would grant waivers, if necessary, to rules now restricting drone operations. Read More »

I got money to fuel the unrest, Salahuddin's son tells NIA

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Importantly, today's raids come a day after Salahuddin's son Syed Shahid Yousuf , who was arrested in a 2011 terror funding case, admitted his link with a Pakistan-based militant organisation. The NIA had filed two chargesheets against six accused in the case in 2011. Further the NIA has learnt that Yousuf was given money transfer codes by Bhat. Read More »

Gayle has become 'reserved and scared' around women

In his NSW Supreme Court lawsuit, Gayle says Fairfax falsely claimed he intentionally exposed his genitals to, and indecently propositioned, a massage therapist in the West Indies dressing room during a Sydney training session at the 2015 World Cup. Read More »

United Kingdom population to pass 70m in 2029, ONS projections say

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The Government has promised to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands, with more details of the UK's post-Brexit immigration regime expected soon. This was mirrored by former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage, who commented on the new statistics saying they entail a " reduction in the quality of life ". Read More »

NY Governor Returns To Puerto Rico

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Other major storms or incidents have knocked out power for more people, but those were for shorter periods of time. Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, senior Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, said Congress "needs to understand why the Whitefish contract was awarded and whether other, more cost-effective options were available". Read More »

Tampa mayor wants police to bring 'head' of serial killer terrorizing city

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Buckhorn and interim police Chief Brian Dugan told the officers they've brought "a sense of calmness" to the terrorized neighborhood near downtown Tampa. On October 19, one more fatal shooting case came in front from the same neighborhood, this time the victim was 20-year-old Anthony Naiboa who was shot after he took a wrong bus for home from his new job. Read More »

Tillerson: Assad's reign in Syria is coming to an end

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The top U.S. diplomat used the occasion to reiterate Washington's longstanding, hardline position against Assad, which has been overshadowed of late by the Trump administration's focus more on defeating the Islamic State group than on ousting the Syrian leader. Read More »

10-year-old immigrant with cerebral palsy detained after emergency surgery

The family of a 10-year-old girl from Laredo who's in the country illegally said Border Patrol agents threatened to detain her after undergoing gallbladder surgery Tuesday in Corpus Christi if she didn't voluntarily leave the country. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol released a statement saying its agents were enforcing the law. An immigration inspection on both individuals revealed the juvenile was illegally in the United States. Read More »

A Second Woman Has Accused George HW Bush of Sexual Harassment

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Heather Lind said the 93-year-old former president had " touched me from behind from his wheelchair " and told a "dirty joke " while posing for a photo. In August of 2016, when Grolnick was working on a production of Hunchback of Notre Dame at a ME theater she declined to name, Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush came backstage to greet the cast. Read More »

Iowa Parents Charged After Medics Make Tragic Find in Baby's Swing

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Cheyanne Harris, 20, and Zachary Koehn, 28 - were arrested and charged with first-degree murder and felony child endangerment on Wednesday. After receiving a 911 call, Chickasaw County sheriff's arrived to find the child sitting in a powered swing in a separate bedroom from where Koehn, Harris and their older child slept, criminal complaints filed in court that were obtained by the Des Moines Register . Read More »

Autumn internationals: James Haskell left out of England squad for autumn internationals

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Simmonds, 22, has been in excellent form for his club Exeter this season, but there is no place for his club team-mate Don Armand. "Sam has done really well for Exeter". There is a recall, though, for Sale's Denny Solomona, although he has been issued with a final warning as to the curfew-breaking drinking excess that led to him being turfed out of the training squad in August. Read More »

Small Montana company aiding Puerto Rico power restoration under increasing scrutiny

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Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, raised questions about the contract given to Whitefish Energy by Puerto Rico's power authority in an interview on Wednesday. Addressed to the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general's office, Rosselló wrote: "I request that your office complete its review of the Whitefish Contract so that a final determination can be made as to the Whitefish Contract and address any other issues regarding the same by Monday, October 30, 2017". Read More »

Philippines' Duterte receives Russian assault rifles

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Russian Federation has delivered a large batch of weapons and military equipment to Philippines, the Manila Bulletin wrote. Shoigu and Lorenzana on Tuesday signed an agreement at the sidelines of a security forum north of Manila that covered defense cooperation in weapons research and exchange of experts, according to statements from their ministries. Read More »

Muslim preacher charged with 'inciting terror'

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The NIA had lodged a criminal case against Naik in Mumbai , invoking various sections of the Indian Penal Code and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on November 18 previous year. In a rather accusatory tone, NIA statement said, "During the investigation, it was found that through his public lectures/speeches, accused Zakir Naik deliberately and maliciously insulted the religious beliefs of Hindus, Christians and non-Wahabi Muslims, particularly Shia, Sufi, and Barelwis, with intentions of ... Read More »

Chhath Puja 2017 images: Stunning photos of devotees celebrating the festival

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Considered as one of the most important Hindu festivals, Chhath Puja 2017 is being celebrated from 24th October 2017 to 27th October 2017. Chhath Puja has been historically dedicated to Lord Surya and his wife Usha . It will also caution them in the case of any emergency. On her Twitter handle too, Banerjee wished everybody a "Happy Chhath Puja ". The district administration has also launched special help numbers so that Chhath devotees and their family members could contact ... Read More »

Hartley set for remainder of season

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Kiwi Formula One rookie Brendon Hartley will drive for Italian outfit Toro Rosso for the remainder of the season, with the Red Bull-feeder team deciding incumbent driver Daniil Kvyat wasn't up to scratch. "We don't believe he can make the turnaround in the long term", Marko said ahead of this week's Mexican Grand Prix. "Gasly and Hartley are finishing the season". Read More »

China defends its trade with North Korea as permitted by United Nations

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A person willfully violating the regulations could be fined up to $1 million or face up to 20 years in prison, or both. "The legislation passed by the House today would hold North Korea accountable by imposing the most far-reaching sanctions ever directed at Pyongyang, putting tremendous economic pressure on the Kim Jong-Un regime and its foreign enablers", Barr said . Read More »

Russian helicopter carrying 8 crashes near Norway's Svalbard archipelago

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The helicopter was flying from the closed settlement of Pyramid to Barentsburg. The fate of those on board the helicopter was not immediately known. It was due to travel a short distance across the water from Pyramiden to Barentsburg when it was reported missing mid-flight. "The rescue service in northern Norway is coordinating the rescue operation, details have not been not disclosed", the rescue service said in its Twitter blog. Read More »

Thomas Spota Charged With Obstructing Police Assault Investigation

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Last year, Burke pleaded guilty to the brutal assault of a man who burglarized the police chief's vehicle, beating the victim while he was shackled to a piece of furniture in the interrogation room until he confessed. His next scheduled court appearance is December 1. Thomas Spota, Suffolk County District Attorney, has been accused by federal prosecutors of obstructing justice. Read More »

PM Modi, Tillerson discuss ways to step up cooperation to combat terrorism

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United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Wednesday affirmed that India and US remain "natural allies", adding that Washington D.C. stands shoulder to shoulder with New Delhi against terror. The US official demanded that Pakistan must increase its efforts to eradicate militants and terrorists operating within the country, a telling message he delivered to the country's civil and military leadership. Read More »

Kim Jong-un congratulates Xi on re-election

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The North Korea-Malaysia match was first scheduled to be held at the Kim Il-sung Stadium in Pyongyang on March 28. Defense lawyers requested the visit after video recordings of the women on airport closed-circuit television were screened in court. Read More »