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Activists praise Trudeau's comments about Duterte crackdown

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Nobody won that war, not (the) government", Duterte said in one of the related summits Sunday. 'It angers me when you are a foreigner, you do not know what exactly is happening in this country. We discussed it in confidential meetings. The President said numerous leaders sent their condolences over the deaths of over a hundred soldiers and congratulated the Philippine military for winning the war. Read More »

Aaron Judge finishes second in 2017 AL MVP voting

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Stanton and Votto each received 10 first-place votes, with Stanton earning 302 points to Votto's 300. He led the AL in homers, runs (128) and walks (127) and was second in OPS (1.049) and RBIs (114). The wait continues for his first MVP, as the D-backs' first baseman was also runner-up for the NL MVP in 2013 and 2015. Altuve paired up with emerging superstar Carlos Correa to become the only keystone combo in the big leagues featuring both players with an OPS above.900. Read More »

Russian Federation casts United Nations veto to block Syria gas attacks probe

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The 15-nation council was due to vote on Thursday on rival United States and Russian bids to renew the worldwide inquiry, diplomats said on Wednesday, a move that could trigger Russia's 10th veto to block action on Syria. "The United States hopes the Security Council will stand united in the face of chemical weapons use against civilians and extend the work of this critical group", the USA mission to the United Nations said in a statement on Wednesday. Read More »

Mistrial declared in Bob Menendez trial after jury deadlocks

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey August 18, 2015. Alas, trouble began last week when a juror, who was told she could be excused due to a pre-planned vacation, said this case was going to end in a hung jury. Read More »

Female Veteran Accuses Sen Al Franken of Groping Her, Provides Photo Evidence

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Comedian Al Franken poses with Staff Sgt. Allan Polasko of the 377th Theater Support Command and native of Madison Township, Ohio, during an autograph signing session at Third Army/U.S. Sen. Franken quickly apologized for the incident Thursday saying his recollection of the incident was different but he was sorry nonetheless. "I certainly don't remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same way, but I send my sincerest apologies to Leeann", the senator said . Read More »

Students Exploring Class Action Lawsuit Against Striking Colleges

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Lawrence College, said Thursday morning that faculty with the Ontario Public Service Employer's Union (OPSEU) officially voted against to the College Employer Council's (CEC) offer of settlement. On its website, the union said the forced offer vote was a one-time option allowed under the Colleges Collective Bargaining Act . "I'm looking for the best ideas about how to make sure this reinvestment directly benefits students who have faced hardship". Read More »

Teen who escaped from detention center on run for 2nd day

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Cops remain on the hunt Thursday for a "dangerous" teenage murder suspect who busted out of a New Jersey juvenile detention center. Michael Huggins remains at large. The other teens were captured nine hours later in Bridgeton, about 35 miles from Egg Harbor City, after crashing the stolen auto into a house about six blocks away from the detention center and running away on foot. Read More »

Muhammad Hafeez fails to clear bowling action test

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Pakistan off-spinner Muhammad Hafeez has been suspended for the third time by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with immediate effect for his illegal bowling action. Hafeez can apply for another assessment test after remodelling his bowling action as per clause 4.5 of the regulations. He resumed bowling in January this year and played only as batsman during the previous ban. Read More »

Iran Rejects Link between UK Debt, Dual Citizen's Case

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The former shah of Iran paid the British government £650 million (US$857.3 million at present rate) for 1,750 tanks, but only 185 were delivered before his regime was toppled in 1979 and the order canceled. Johnson insisted it was a misstatement, and last week apologized for any harm done. The money is understood to be held by the High Court, but has not been cleared for payment. Read More »

Drake threatens alleged concert groper in middle of concert

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There's no fake love between Drake and his fans. Drake shouted into the microphone in video captured on Instagram . "Violence against women, 6 God says no", the fan captioned the clip. "It was one of those things that I, you know, just started collecting as well for, I guess, the woman that I end up with one day", he said. "If you're being sexist, you got to go". Read More »

Wanted: This pickup driver, whose sticker is 'disorderly conduct,' Texas sheriff says

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The mother of 12 said she and her husband stand by the stickers and don't plan on taking them down. "They smile. They stop you", said Fonseca. Forsenca said she doesn't believe they have broken any laws. It doesn't matter what people think'. After the Facebook post drew attention, the sheriff held a press conference where he appeared to back down from his original suggestion that charges were warranted. Read More »

Tillerson asks Myanmar leaders to probe attacks on Rohingyas

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Since the crisis began, Guterres said he has called for "unhindered humanitarian access to affected communities and the right to safe, voluntary and dignified return of those who fled, to their places of origin". Many survivors in squalid camps inside Bangladesh - described as the world's worst refugee crisis - have reported mass killings, torture, and rape against Rohingya children, women, and men. Read More »

U.S. Now Allows Elephants From Zimbabwe, Zambia To Be Imported

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Greg Sheehan, principal deputy director of the FWS, broke the news to the hunting organization during the African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) in Tanzania, an agency spokesperson told HuffPost. Wildlife officials set annual quotas limiting hunting there to 500 elephants in different areas. It is unclear when the agency's decision to allow imports of trophies from Zambia will be posted. Read More »

Floods near Greek capital leave 2 dead; roads, homes flooded

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We mourn the deaths of 14 people in what is a great disaster.... Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the deaths had been caused by a "disastrous flood" and expressed deep sorrow for the deaths. The coast guard recovered the bodies of two more men believed to have been swept out to sea by the flood. "Nothing is left here - the water is everywhere in the house". Read More »

Protesting private doctors: PIL seeks Criminal action

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Over 22,000 doctors in 6,00 hospitals and clinics in Bengaluru have gone on a strike to protest against the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments bill that makes hospitals liable for medical negligence. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah too has intervened and asked the doctors to call off the strike. "The government can fix the cost of treating patients under its health scheme in private hospitals but the same cost cannot be applied for treating private or other patients", noted Veeranna. Read More »

Terrafugia aims to launch flying auto in 2019 following takeover by Geely

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All parties believe that this could speed up the development of flying cars . Chinese automaker, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, will soon have a "flying car" in its portfolio. "This is a tremendously exciting sector and we believe that Terrafugia is ideally positioned to change mobility as we now understand it and herald the development of a new industry in doing so", said Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Founder and Chairman Li Shufu . Read More »

Southeast Asian nations not taking South China Sea thaw for granted: draft

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China has dismissed that ruling as a "sham" and did not participate in the arbitration case that the Philippines filed during the administration of Duterte's predecessor. Though China and its ASEAN allies claim that the framework will promote stability in the region, Li Keqiang did not give a time frame when the framework will be completed. Read More »

'New surrender policy for Kashmiri militants in making'

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He said, "Anti-militancy operation in Kund has been going on since November 14". "A militant and an army man were killed on the first day of the operation". Khan said the recruitment to militancy was higher in south Kashmir as there are more local militants. The third, identified as Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Atta Mohammad Malik, is still hospitalised with critical injuries. Read More »

Boots cuts price on controversial £50 Zoella advent calendar

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The angry reactions from Zoella fans have forced Boots to cut the price of calendar down to £25. For £50, you get a notebook, pen (in different windows), stickers, a pencil case, two miniature candles, two cookie cutters, a room spray and some confetti, a furry pom-pom keyring and a tree decoration. Read More »

Minnesota deer harvest up 10 percent from a year ago

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Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that hunters harvested 94,977 deer during the opening weekend November 11 and 12. The buck to antlerless ratio was 61 percent adult bucks to 39 percent antlerless. Estimates compiled by the MDNR indicate that more than 90 percent of hunters licensed in MI take part in the archery, muzzleloader, or regular firearms seasons for deer, and about 60 percent of the licensed hunters in MI hunt only deer. Read More »

Trump lauds 'great relationship' with Duterte in Manila

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The long-standing allies said this in a statement released Tuesday following bilateral talks between President Rodrigo Duterte and United States President Donald Trump, where anticipation was high whether or not the U.S. Mr. Trump told reporters that he and Mr. Duterte have "had a great relationship". "This has been very successful". While Mr. Trump's state visit to China was viewed as the marquee stop of his five-nation tour, the president's high-stakes speech to South Korea's national ... Read More »

Duchess of Cambridge's uncle floored his wife during drunken row

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While meeting people , she revealed Prince William struggled to adjust to fatherhood when George was born in 2013. "She was saying William was sort of similar and I just wanted to let her know how Family Action have been there for me and I think they need more support", he said. Read More »