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British Prime Minister Theresa May Concedes Need For Brexit Commons Debate

Late Tuesday, the government accepted an opposition Labour Party motion that called for "full and transparent debate on the government's plan for leaving the European Union". Again, this would not be for the objective of blocking the Brexit process, but simply to ensure that process will lead to the best possible outcome for Britain, and that the government's proposed plan will deliver that outcome. Read More »

Major mall operator to close 73 shopping centers on Thanksgiving

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Still, Mall of America said some of its tenants may choose to be open on Thanksgiving . Electronics retailer Hhgregg has joined the club of retailers saying "no thanks" to Thanksgiving shopping. On Black Friday , the mall will reopen at 6 a.m. Just over 40 percent of retailers planning to close on Thanksgiving cited historical precedent. Read More »

Rescues and worry prevail after Hurricane Matthew inundates North Carolina

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While people can now return home to Charleston , Dorchester, Berkeley and Colleton counties, evacuation orders remain in place for Beaufort, Georgetown, Horry and Jasper counties. As the storm passed and the skies cleared, many people were already cleaning up, reopening their businesses or hitting the beach . Haiti also has suffered from outbreaks of cholera and about 61,500 displaced people were in shelters, officials said. Read More »

The return of #FeesMustFall in South Africa

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She said they would not give up with their protest until their demands of having a "free, quality and decolonized education system" was met. On Wednesday the university released a statement that its key priority for the next two weeks is to make sure that the 2016 academic programme is completed this year: "We are revising the academic calendar and developing a new examinations timetable". Read More »

Pakistan army beefs up positions along LoC: Intel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly told his ministers in a cabinet meeting on Wednesday to stop "chest thumping" over the Indian Army's surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC). "Sonia Gandhi should say whether Chidambaram's comment seeking proof of surgical strikes represents the official Congress line", he said. "Is it wrong to salute one's Prime Minister or hail the Indian Army?" The BJP leader further said that the country is facing grave situation today. Read More »

Donald Trump Caught On Tape Making Vulgar Remarks About Women

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One of the most incendiary issues of all is Bill Clinton's sex-and-lies scandal while he was president, involving his affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky and Hillary Clinton's harsh treatment of women who accused her husband of sexual improprieties. Read More »

Santos Dedicates Nobel Peace Prize to All Colombians

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He initiated negotiations between the Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerillas to halt violence. Also on Twitter, Farc leader Timochenko said: "I congratulate President Juan Manuel Santos, Cuba and Norway, who sponsored the process, and Venezuela and Chile, who assisted it, without them, peace would be impossible". Read More »

Afghan leader vows to fight poverty amid donor fatigue

The aim of the talks was to work towards a "regional common platform supporting the Afghan peace and reconciliation process", she said. Pakistan on Wednesday made a pledge of 500 million USA dollars for economic development projects in Afghanistan at the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, the Foreign Ministry said. Read More »

Coldplay makes a summer date at MetLife Stadium

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The 18-date trek - which features both stadiums and arenas - wraps October 8 in San Diego, which, is over one year from now, 366 days to be exact. This will include the band's first Canadian shows in five years. Chris Martin and company's 2016 tour in support of A Head Full of Dreams concluded September 4th with a headlining performance at Philadelphia's Made in America Festival. Read More »

SC postpones BCCI-Lodha hearing to October 17

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The court then made a decision to reserve its final order on the Indian cricket board today. The BCCI had warned that the Indian team may have to pull out of the 2017 edition of the Champions Trophy or next year's IPL may have to abandoned if the recommendations by the Lodha panel are fully implemented. Read More »

Israel's pioneer for peace Shimon Peres dead at 93

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Obama is on the list of world leaders expected to attend Peres' funeral in Jerusalem on Friday. World leaders made plans to converge on Israel to pay tribute to Shimon Peres, the Nobel Prize-winning former prime minister who died on Wednesday, focusing renewed attention on his quest for peace in a fractured land that fell well short of his dreams. Read More »

NHS in England to be 'self-sufficient for doctors by 2025', says Hunt

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Jeremy Hunt has suggested he would like to see fewer foreign doctors in the NHS after Brexit. He believes increasing the number of home-grown doctors will be essential given the ageing population. But whether it is enough is another matter. The strike will have an enormous impact on health services, with an estimated "30,000 operations and a quarter of a million out-patient appointments" needing to be cancelled, says the Daily Telegraph . Read More »

Colombia voters say 'No' to peace deal with FARC

Havana hosted four years of peace negotiations while Chile, Cuba, and Venezuela acted as guarantor and observer countries. A supporter of "Si" vote cries after the nation voted "NO" in a referendum on a peace deal between the government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels, at Bolivar Square in Bogota , Colombia, October 2, 2016. Read More »

Polish PM Distances Government From Abortion Ban

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Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło, of the Law and Justice party, has said she supports the total ban on abortion, The Guardian reported earlier this year. It came just before the European Parliament began a debate on the situation of women in Poland, where some European lawmakers denounced the proposal of a violation of women's rights and others appealed for saving unborn lives. Read More »

Kelly Clarkson Plays Celebrity Confessions On The Ellen Show

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In fact, the chart topper recently showed off her extreme weight loss in a new Instagram photo after giving birth to her second child earlier this year. "I withstood an hour!" "Everyone was like, 'You'll never see him again, '" she said. "It was bad, y'all!" "Anytime I hold him it's like, 'I don't know what you're doing in my spot,"' Clarkson explained. Read More »

Philippines' Duterte compares anti-drug crusade to Hitler

Earlier in September, he warned Obama not to question him on extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, or " putang ina I will swear at you", he said , using the Tagalog phrase for "your mother is a whore". The Washington Post reports that more than 3,300 Filipinos have been killed since Duterte took power in July, either by gunfire in drug stings or by assassins. Read More »

EU's Schulz: UK government was unprepared for Brexit vote

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Sterling fell to a five-week low as British foreign secretary Boris Johnson boosted concern that Britain is heading for a swift exit from the EU. He was swiftly put in his place by Prime Minister Theresa May's aides who said the policy had not changed - Britain would not invoke the procedure this year. Read More »

Iran dedicate final gold medal to Golbarnezhad

The ceremony also paid tribute with a minute of silence to Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad, who died on Saturday from a cardiac arrest during a road race. Kadeena Cox landed four medals, two of them gold, at her maiden Games, two years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. IPC President Philip Craven said the organisation was "united in grief" by Golbarnezhad's passing. Read More »

Ottawa announces plan for national carbon tax

Mr. Trudeau's speech was the first time the government unveiled details of what that strategy would entail. This meeting is not worth the Carbon dioxide emissions it took for environment ministers to get there. And among the 1,000 survey respondents, 59 per cent supported or somewhat supported pricing emissions, with 62 per cent saying they'd support a minimum carbon price that applies across the country. Read More »

Stoke City's Glen Johnson surprise inclusion in England squad

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This was the first England squad since former manager Sam Allardyce dramatically lost his post after just one game in charge following a newspaper sting operation where he made a series of unguarded remarks. Liverpool duo Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana have both been ruled out of England's forthcoming World Cup qualifiers through injury. And Southgate told the FA website: "We've tried to keep some continuity from last month, because my view would be that there are a lot of things that ... Read More »

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on Kashmir LoC

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Other material evidence that was found in possession of the fidayeens and the testimony of the lone terrorist caught alive Ajmal Kasab, and also David Coleman Headley, will pin down Pakistan's complicity. Pakistan was described as hypocritical. "We've seen some progress; we want to see more, and I think moving forward we'll just continue to work closely and try to encourage greater counter terrorism cooperation with Pakistan but also within the region", Toner said. Read More »

At Least 77 Hurt After Gas Cylinder Explodes in Southern Spain

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According to local papers, the chef at the cafe was able to alert customers to a fire in the kitchen, allowing most patrons to avoid serious injury. Police cars helped transport the injured to hospital because the local ambulance service was overwhelmed with casualties. Read More »

Rally front-man Ogier increases lead at Tour of Corsica

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World rally championship leader Sebastien Ogier made a ideal start at the Tour of Corsica on Friday, completing a clean sweep of four stages on the opening day of the race. He added: "I'm really, really happy with how the weekend has been". Meanwhile, Sebastien Ogier sealed a first victory in Corsica. It was Mikkelsen's first podium finish since winning in Poland in July. Read More »

I 'don't know' Miss Universe Alicia Machado, but 'I saved her job'

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Her name is Alicia Machado, and she has become a U.S. citizen. "And you know, they wanted to fire her", he explained Wednesday. "I think we're back in the 70s", she said . he put a lot of the girls down". There is also strength in those numbers: The more Americans self-identify as fat and refuse to accept that being fat makes them less worthy of love, respect, and being treated with basic humanity, the less public figures like Trump can get away with using weight as a tool of sexist ... Read More »

Boko Haram attacking village near Chibok

Boko Haram's embattled leader, Abubakar Shekau , appears in a new video to deny reports of his death and to taunt the parents of the almost 300 school girls the group kidnapped from their boarding school in 2014. The armed group ambushed a convoy late on Sunday near Bama, 70km southeast of Maiduguri, resulting in the deaths of an army officer, three soldiers, and three attackers, an army statement said on Monday. Read More »

Senate to vote Wednesday to override 9/11 lawsuit bill veto

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Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir had previously warned lawmakers they were on a path to turning "the world for worldwide law into the law of the jungle". The Saudi government has denied it had any ties to the terrorists who carried out the 9/11 attacks and has lobbied fiercely against the bill. The President opposes the bill because he says it could open the door to lawsuits against the United States for actions taken by military service members, diplomats and others. Read More »