• Erdogan says Turkey will not take orders from Iraq

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    In the first nine months of this year, ISIS' territory fell from 78,000 square km to 65,500 square km - IHS analysts said. "Turkey's intervention and protection of Mosul is crucial", he added. "You are not my interlocutor, you are not at my level, you are not my equivalent, you are not of the same quality as me", Erdogan said, addressing Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
  • Former Alberta Premier among four killed in BC plane crash

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    Beyond this dedication and commitment to public service, Jim was a kind and generous man who always put his family first. He was valued at the board level and he will be greatly missed by everyone. Today, Canada Transport Safety Board investigators are at the crash scene, northeast of Winfield about four kilometres off Beaver Lake Road in a densely forested area, pouring over the wreckage to find the flight data recorder and any other signs of what might have caused the plane to crash.
  • Gupta-owned Oakbay says Gordhan affidavit flawed

    Gupta-owned Oakbay says Gordhan affidavit flawed

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    Earlier this year several banks and audit firms in South Africa cut ties with Gupta-owned firms. An annex to an affidavit he filed on October 14 from the Financial Intelligence Center, which investigates money laundering, implicated family members and their businesses in 72 suspect transactions totaling 6.8 billion rand ($487 million).
  • Tim Cook or Bill Gates as Clinton's VP? It was considered

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    So did Apple chief executive Tim Cook. Podesta said in the March 2016 email that he organized the possible candidates into "food groups". It seems that this list was sent to Hillary Clinton by John Podesta, her campaign manager, back in March, after Hillary Clinton won for major primaries, considered very important, after Bernie Sanders' surprise win in MI.
  • Metropolitan Police urge calm over 'killer clown' sightings

    Metropolitan Police urge calm over 'killer clown' sightings

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    And police in Durham in the northeast of England are investigating after a man dressed as a clown and wielding a knife is alleged to have followed four children to school on Friday morning. The incidents originate from an American craze, whereby people dressed as clowns have been photographed or filmed carrying outs various acts with the intention of scaring or causing fear.
  • Tell America it's great? 'That is so Canadian'

    Tell America it's great? 'That is so Canadian'

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    The video has more than 600,000 views, and others have gotten in on the love using the Twitter hashtag #TellAmericaItsGreat and the slightly less spell-checked #TellAmericanItsGreat . Encouraging people to contribute their videos explaining what they thought was so great about the country, people submitted their reasons for stating that the USA was great, from being a huge influence on pop culture, to the many attractive parks and natural wonders which exist there.
  • Syria First Lady says she refused offer to leave

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    The Syrian crisis is likely to be discussed by Putin, German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president François Hollande when they meet in Berlin on Wednesday, primarily to discuss the Ukrainian stand-off. Security Council on Tuesday. Russian Federation has improved its relations with Turkey, and neither Turkey or Saudi Arabia say they want al-Nusra to remain in Aleppo.
  • United Kingdom supermarket pricing dispute solved

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    But the company's finance chief, Graeme Pitkethly, said Thursday he's hopeful for the quick resolution of a dispute with supermarket giant Tesco that has resulted in stock being pulled from the store's website. "Unilever is pleased to confirm that the supply situation with Tesco in the United Kingdom and Ireland has now been successfully resolved". The Cork-based distributor and franchise operator has demanded Unilever cut its prices instead of raising them.
  • We Were Without Food For 40 Days - Chibok Girls

    We Were Without Food For 40 Days - Chibok Girls

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    The Geneva Summit reports that 57 of the school girls managed to escape over the first few months of their abduction. Almost 200 girls remain captive, though it is not known how many of them may have died. Boko Haram's longtime chief Abubakar Shekau still claims he is in charge, however, as rival factions vie for control. "We thank God", she said, speaking in the local Hausa language.
  • Floods kill 24 in Vietnam as Typhoon Sarika looms

    Floods kill 24 in Vietnam as Typhoon Sarika looms

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    The typhoon passed through the Philippines over a heavily agricultural area of northern Luzon island over the weekend. Rappler quoting Pagasa said Typhoon Karen maintained its strength as it exited PAR, with maximum winds of up to 130kph and gusts of up to 200kph.
  • Australian Government Allows Severe Mistreatment Of Refugees, Report Says

    Australian Government Allows Severe Mistreatment Of Refugees, Report Says

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    People are flown to a hospital in Australia to treat the most serious health problems, and then are immediately flown back to Nauru once they've been discharged. Australia seeks to organise resettlement of the asylum seekers, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said. Canberra says the policy is aimed at protecting its borders and preventing risky ocean crossings in unsafe boats.
  • On his first 100 days, Duterte dares US: 'Go ahead, oust me'

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    In fact, our Congress gives us money to buy equipment, Lorenzana asserted. In response to the possibility of the coordinated drills between the two countries ending, Roger Hollenbeck, a USA military spokesman, said, " I have nothing to do with that and we are going to continue to work together, we've got a great relationship ".
  • Mariota throws 3 TDs as Titans hold off Browns

    Mariota throws 3 TDs as Titans hold off Browns

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    Tennessee's longest touchdown pass of the season was a 30-yarder in Week 2 as the Titans rallied to beat Detroit 16-15. Parker's second onside attempt was recovered by Andre Johnson and the game was over. The Browns play hard and with effort. That was their first opening TD drive since the season opener of 2015. He became the third Browns rookie to throw for at least 300 yards and was second only to Brandon Weeden, who threw for 364 yards on December 2, 2012, at Oakland.
  • Rajinikanth visits Apollo Hospital in Chennai

    Rajinikanth visits Apollo Hospital in Chennai

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    The intense speculation and suspense over TN CM Jayalalithaa's health continues as another day has passed without any information from the Apollo Hospital. Celebrities, Politicians are visiting her to inquire about her health. On October 11, acting Governor C Vidyasagar Rao reallocated her portfolios to state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam.
  • Korea say latest N. Korea missile launch fails

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    USA military sources claim that North Korea has unsuccessfully fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile. South Korea has also confirmed the botched trial saying the projectile exploded shortly after liftoff. The medium-range Musudan missile is known to have a range of 3,000-4,000 km that can reach the USA military base in Guam. The DPRK is expected to attempt another launch of a Musudan missile as the latest test failed.
  • Iraq announces start of offensive to retake Mosul

    Iraq announces start of offensive to retake Mosul

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    Iraqi army forces alongside regional militias prepared for a final assault to evict the so-called Islamic State from Mosul. Kurdish peshmerga forces have been moving in from the eastern side of the city while a US-led coalition is also providing support in the air and on the ground.
  • Nigeria's Victor Moses on target - Chelsea 3 Leicester City 0

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    It's good for us. N'Golo Kante was in sparkling form for the home side, his defensive capability in the Chelsea midfield highlighted what Leicester were missing when they conceded their second before the break. Hazard added that his celebration - making the number 22 with his hands - was dedicated to team-mate Willian, who is on compassionate leave after the death of his mother.
  • Russia: Syria meeting aims to isolate Nusra extremists

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    Moscow said yesterday that it would offer safe passage for rebels to leave eastern Aleppo, which Russian and regime jets continued to bombard. Najib al-Ansari, a pro-opposition civil defense official based in the city, said the jets had targeted four residential areas with cluster and barrel bombs.