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Ireland 'cannot accept' Brexit backstop time limit, Republic's deputy PM says

Ireland 'cannot accept' Brexit backstop time limit, Republic's deputy PM says

With the negotiations coming to a head, the central focus of the discussions on Thursday is thought to have been the issue of the Northern Ireland "backstop" meant to ensure there is no return of a "h...

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Status Orange weather warning for Galway extended into Friday evening

Status Orange weather warning for Galway extended into Friday evening

The main talking point as we head towards the end of the week is Storm Callum that's due in from the west on Friday. According to the forecasters: "Gusts 50 to 60 miles per hour are likely in some p...

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Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The statement issued by Air India states the pilot in command Captain D. Ganesh Babu, has a flying experience on the B 737 aircraft of 3600 hours, including about 500 hours as commander. Airport sou...

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Cyclone Titli kills nine in AP, Odisha

Cyclone Titli kills nine in AP, Odisha

So far, about 1,000 people have been shifted to safer places, and immediate evacuation was being launched in view of the India Meteorological Department ( IMD ) forecast of a tidal surge of about 1 ...

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US arrests alleged Chinese spy over theft of aviation secrets

US arrests alleged Chinese spy over theft of aviation secrets

A report by the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, a DNI component, made public last summer said China is engaged in aggressive cyber operations to steal valuable USA technology and...

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Son does damage control after mom's viral tweet

Son does damage control after mom's viral tweet

Most who chimed in on the ridiculousness of Marla's post had great fun assuming that in reality her son was a big ol' flaming homo (the real reason he wasn't going on "solo dates" with women). Ano...

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

During the crash investigation, certain fuel tubes were identified as a potential problem, largely involving aircraft built before 2015. "If known good fuel tubes are already installed, then those air...

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Bride Breaks Down At Late Fiancé's Grave On Wedding Day

Bride Breaks Down At Late Fiancé's Grave On Wedding Day

Her aim was to help Jessica heal while honouring Kendall at the same time. A volunteer firefighter and former high school basketball coach, Murphy was a popular member of his local community of Loog...

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Status Orange Weather Alert Issued For Clare

Status Orange Weather Alert Issued For Clare

While heavy rain is expected to continue into Saturday, the wind is now forecast to ease off by Friday evening. A yellow warning for wind is in place across the west coast of Scotland, including Gl...

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Trump bangs table as Seoul differs over North Korea sanctions

Trump bangs table as Seoul differs over North Korea sanctions

It also reiterated their opposition to "unilateral sanctions" - seen most recently in U.S. Treasury Department designations targeting Turkish nationals and a Turkish firm . "The agreement could have ...

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Turkey Claims Saudis Killed, Chopped Up Journalist — NY Times

Turkey Claims Saudis Killed, Chopped Up Journalist — NY Times

Khashoggi, an Al Watan and Washington Post journalist known for his strong critiques of authorities in Saudi Arabia and ruling Prince Mohammed bin Salman , had fled his home country a year ago to...

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FortisBC asks customers across province to reduce gas use after pipeline rupture

FortisBC asks customers across province to reduce gas use after pipeline rupture

Motorists beware: gas prices are set to rise across the Pacific Northwest following yesterday's pipeline explosion in Prince George. Doug Stout, Fortis BC vice-president of external relations, said ...

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Rafael Nadal displays act of kindness after Majorca floods

A dry creek overflowed, creating a strong current of water and mud that buried cars and tore trees along the way, witnesses told Spain's TVE. Antonia Bauza, deputy mayor of Sant Llorenc des Cardass...

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Tropical Storm Michael, Heading North, Could Become Category 2 Hurricane

Tropical Storm Michael, Heading North, Could Become Category 2 Hurricane

Michael's trek to Florida is also affecting politics in the state. She says the Gulf nearly always has these types of prime conditions, which are expected to help fuel the tropical storm over the co...

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Japan overtakes Singapore as world's most powerful passport

Japan overtakes Singapore as world's most powerful passport

Japan now enjoys visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations, compared to Singapore's 189. The Japanese passport is now the most powerful in the world, after it overtook Singapore in H...

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DUP Will Block May’s Budget if ‘Red Lines’ Abandoned, Wants Brexit Delivered

DUP Will Block May’s Budget if ‘Red Lines’ Abandoned, Wants Brexit Delivered

Asked whether she could rely on DUP votes to pass her Chequers plan, a spokesman for the Prime Minister said: "The confidence and supply arrangement that we have with the DUP is a matter of record". ...

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Tropical Storm Michael could bring heavy rainfall to Mexico, Cuba, Gulf Coast

Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Elsewhere, the hurricane center is monitoring two areas of low pressure. The National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. " As we continue...

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Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences-2018 goes to William Nordhaus, Paul Romer

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences-2018 goes to William Nordhaus, Paul Romer

His work on climate was recognized the same day that a key United Nations panel warned that governments around the world must take "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes" to avoid disastrous l...

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United Nations voices 'serious concern' over missing Saudi journalist

The image bears a date and time stamp saying it was taken on 2 October, when the Post's columnist entered the consulate to obtain divorce papers. That Saudi Arabia would allow foreigners to enter...

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ANC and opposition parties welcome Mboweni, praise Nene

ANC and opposition parties welcome Mboweni, praise Nene

Treasury spokesperson, Jabulani Sikhakhane, said the finance minister was expected to arrive in Indonesia on Wednesday. Mboweni, who trained as an economist, served as head of the South African Rese...

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Netanyahu says will hold meeting with Putin soon

Netanyahu says will hold meeting with Putin soon

The defendant was accused of embezzlement of budget funds in the amount of 100 thousand dollars on the star chefs at the official residence of the Prime Minister, according to DW. Avi Diskin, a profes...

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Nikki Haley, Pro-Israel Voice At UN, Resigns Abruptly

Nikki Haley, Pro-Israel Voice At UN, Resigns Abruptly

It doesn't mean I would pick her because you would be accused of nepotism, even though I'm not sure there is anybody more competent in the world. Those conditions included serving in your Cabinet an...

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Turkey says authorities have concrete information on missing Saudi journalist

Turkey says authorities have concrete information on missing Saudi journalist

Khashoggi was previously a prominent newspaper editor in Saudi Arabia and an adviser to a former head of intelligence. A former newspaper editor in Saudi Arabia and adviser to its former head of i...

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Kim Jong Un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

Kim Jong Un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

State Department official on the trip said was not unusual, even though top U.S. officials often meet Chinese heads of state on visits. Peskov's comments follow a visit to North Korea by U.S. "Aft...

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Limo in deadly NY crash recently failed inspection, governor says

Limo in deadly NY crash recently failed inspection, governor says

Andrew Cuomo said Monday. The limo's driver, Scott Lisinicchia, who died in Saturday's crash, did not have a proper license and the vehicle failed an inspection last month, according to officials. ...

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Turkey vows to prosecute all involved in Khashoggi's case 28min

Turkey vows to prosecute all involved in Khashoggi's case 28min

Khashoggi's criticism of the current Saudi leadership "has been honest", adding that he had seen him personally over the past year and had even exchanged text messages with the missing journalist. A T...

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Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700

Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700

The evacuees had slept on the streets for days and queued to be among those evacuated by the NZDF, who offered their services following the horrific 7.5 magnitude natural disaster on September 28. Ami...

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International Monetary Fund predicts India will grow at 7.3% in 2018-’19

International Monetary Fund predicts India will grow at 7.3% in 2018-’19

President Donald Trump's plan to impose global automobile and parts tariffs, International Monetary Fund chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said he regards "further disruption in trade policies" a...

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United Kingdom poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

United Kingdom poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

Aleksandr Yevgenyevich Mishkin , a trained military doctor in the employ of the GRU ", the British-based group said in a report published on its website. The poisoning of Skripal, a former Russian...

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Collins: I did what I thought was right

Collins: I did what I thought was right

As the senators voted, protesters in the Senate gallery screamed, "I do not consent", and, "shame", forcing Vice President Mike Pence, who was presiding over the chamber, to repeatedly call for order....

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Dissatisfied Latvians turn to newcomers in parliamentary election

Dissatisfied Latvians turn to newcomers in parliamentary election

Also, the right-wing party "New Unity" passed into the parliament with the result of 6.6%. Meanwhile, populist newcomer KPV party and another recently formed group, the anti-corruption New Conservat...

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New United Nations report details looming climate crisis

New United Nations report details looming climate crisis

However, the world has already warmed about 1 deg C since pre-industrial times. This would mean replacing petrol and diesel cars with electric vehicles or other clean alternatives and scrapping the ...

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Site of limousine crash long a risky spot

Site of limousine crash long a risky spot

The limousine involved in an accident that killed 20 people in upstate New York on Saturday failed an inspection last month and should not have been in use, New York Gov. "You can't wrap you hea...

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On Columbus Day, Donald Trump Praises 'Courage, Willpower, and Ambition'

On Columbus Day, Donald Trump Praises 'Courage, Willpower, and Ambition'

The states of Alaska , South Dakota , Minnesota , Vermont , and OR and cities like Austin, Los Angeles , Cincinnati , and over 50 others have all dropped Columbus Day references and replaced the...

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Canada’s Largest Oil Refinery Reports ’Major Incident’

Residents of the area described feeling an explosion shortly after 10 a.m., and noted that flames and smoke could be seen from a great distance. Saint John police responded Monday morning, and they ...

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Far right, ex-military officer to face leftist in Brazil presidential runoff

Far right, ex-military officer to face leftist in Brazil presidential runoff

On the one hand, they want to fight corruption, but then they flirt with authoritarianism just as the fight against corruption begins to make real progress. But his track record of fiery anti-democrat...

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US Senate confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court after divisive fight

US Senate confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court after divisive fight

She was the only Republican to oppose Kavanaugh, but she ultimately voted "present" to pair her vote with Sen. As one woman was removed from the gallery, her bloodcurdling scream echoed throughout t...

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Erdogan asks Riyadh to prove journalist left consulate

Erdogan asks Riyadh to prove journalist left consulate

The organization wrote that Saudi Arabia " channels funds to media organizations all over the world " including the United Kingdom - and that the funding usually takes the form of outright donations ...

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Kavanaugh confirmation likely with support from Collins, Flake & Manchin

Kavanaugh confirmation likely with support from Collins, Flake & Manchin

Manchin used an emailed statement to announce his support for Kavanaugh moments after Collins finished talking. A sharply divided Senate - reflecting a deeply divided nation - voted nearly entirely ...

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McConnell calls Kavanaugh confirmation battle

McConnell calls Kavanaugh confirmation battle "adrenaline shot" for GOP ahead of midterms

Wade "settled law" and would not vote to overturn that 1973 decision. Interested in Supreme Court? He did not cite "tradition going back to the 1880s" but noted that Joe Biden, when he was the ...

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