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The Deputy Prime Minister And Four Other Politicians Ruled Ineligible

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The court's decision means the government loses its one-seat majority in the lower House of Representatives as it awaits a by-election for Mr Joyce's seat in December. Mr Joyce and Senators Fiona Nash , Malcolm Roberts and Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam were also disqualified. But Nash, Roberts, Xenophon, Joyce and Canavan made a decision to appeal to the High Court to stay in parliament. Read More »

At least 47 killed in fireworks factory explosion

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Some of the victims were burning as they ran out, he said. The factory is located next to a residential area in Tangerang, a city in Banten province on the western outskirts of Jakarta. The injured were treated at three nearby hospitals, he added. The factory had been operating for only two months, media said. A survivor said at the hospital that the fire erupted in the middle of production. Read More »

Iran ready to contribute to Iraq's restoration

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Tasnim also reported Thursday on a meeting between Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and Abadi, in which Jahangiri called for stronger economic ties between Baghdad and Tehran. "The disagreements and conflicts in the region provide conditions for the interference of others in the internal affairs of the countries of the region, so, they must work towards the resolution of disputes and the development of cooperation", said the Prime Minister of Iraq. Read More »

Revanth Reddy removed from posts

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The Congress party leaders who came to the assembly for the TCLP eagerly welcomed Revanth, who was snubbed by his own partymen. Meanwhile, Revanth Reddy has been invited to attend TDLP meeting in the Assembly in the capacity of an MLA. Revanth Reddy will resign immediately if the TDP leadership convenes a meeting upon Naidu's return or in the event of Revanth not being given an immediate appointment with Naidu too. Read More »

Yogi Adityanath's trip to Taj is 'prayashchit yatra': CPI leader

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Sheer economic factors such as these may have prompted Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to visit the biggest tourist attraction in the state on Thursday and seek to contain the damage in the wake of uncharitable remarks against the Mughal monument by his fellow partymen such as Sangeet Som and Vinay Katiyar, senior state BJP leaders told ET. Read More »

Donald Trump holds back some JFK assassination files, White House says

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The following is the full text of a White House memo Thursday evening on the release of classified documents related to the John F. Kennedy assassination . The archivist will have two weeks to tell Trump whether those recommendations validate keeping the withheld information a secret after April 26. Some say the documents could help resolve conspiracy theories surrounding the MA politician's death. Read More »

Navy rescues couple, dogs after months adrift at sea

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But five months after they became lost, help came for Jennifer and Tasha. On Tuesday, a Taiwanese fishing boat discovered the women and their craft and notified the U.S. Video released by the Navy shows one of the delighted sailors blowing kisses toward rescuers as they approached in a small motorboat. "They saved our lives", said Appel, according to a statement from the Navy. Read More »

Syrian regime responsible for sarin attack

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations . The early morning attack killed dozens of civilians and is regarded as one of the worst chemical weapons atrocities in the almost seven-year-old conflict. "?Time and again, we see independent confirmation of chemical weapons use by the Assad regime". This was the fourth confirmed case of chemical weapons use by the Assad regime. Read More »

Cops, A Civilian Injured In Grenade Attack In J&K's Kulgam

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A police official said suspected militants lobbed a hand grenade towards a police party at Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam district at around 4.30 pm. The grenade attacks took place during evening hours in Kulgam and Pulwama districts, south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. Read More »

Pope Francis Is All Starry-Eyed Wonder During Call To International Space Station

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Each crew member took turns speaking to Pope Francis through ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli of Italy, who translated. Astronaut Randolph Bresnik of the United States commands the current, 53rd ISS expedition, which has a complement of 5 mission specialists: Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli; Russian astronauts Sergey Ryanzansky and Alexander Misurkin; and USA astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei. Read More »

False alarm led to closure of busy Toronto street: Cops

David Hopkinson. Douglas-Cook told reporters at the scene that police are no longer looking for a suspect. Emergency task force members and other officers rushed to the scene and surrounded the building, preparing for a hostage situation. Read More »

Look for the teal pumpkins

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When you head out trick-or-treating this year, you might come across some houses with teal rather than orange pumpkins on their doorstep. Hess and his family will be at Andelin Family Farm Saturday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m.to give teal-colored pumpkins to the community to use this Halloween. Read More »

Prominent Kansas City attorney shot to death on front porch

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His wife was home at the time of the shooting, which occurred around 8 a.m. Thomas Pickert was identified in local reports as the victim of the Wednesday morning shooting, as police still search for a suspect in the case. Pickert led the civil lawsuit, successfully winning a $5.75 million case against Jungerman. Jungerman replies, "That's pretty good from the hip isn't it?" A spokesperson at the hospital says they will support the Pickert family during this tough time. Read More »

Hot gangbanger's mugshot could get her sprung

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Her bail has been set at $50,000 for each charge. The 20-year-old Ponce was booked at Fresno County Jail . The gang member's mugshot was then posted to Facebook , and the photo racked up over 3,500 shares in only two days. Another man asked how much the bail was, saying he was willing to pay it. Others were quick to bash those focusing only on her looks. 'She's attractive tho that highlight poppin (sic),' one woman wrote on the post. Read More »

Whitefish Energy Puerto Rico power contract remains in the spotlight

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Reuters: Puerto Rico, Whitefish Defend Controversial Power Contract - "Puerto Rico and Whitefish Energy Holdings on Tuesday defended their $300 million contract for the small Montana company to fix the usa territory's hurricane-ravaged power grid after the deal was criticized by us lawmakers". Read More »

Ganapathy case: BJP demands removal of KJ George immediately

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Ganapathy had given an interview to a local TV channel a few hours before his death that George and the two IPS officers were torturing him. MK Ganapathy was found hanging from the ceiling of a lodge in the Kodagu district in July previous year, about 270 km from the capital of Bengaluru.But before the deputy superintendent of police killed himself, he told a television channel that he was being harassed by the minister and two senior police officers. Read More »

Immigrant child with cerebral palsy detained after surgery

On Tuesday, Rosa Maria was traveling with her cousin, a US citizen, from Laredo, Texas, to Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi when the vehicle was stopped at an interior border checkpoint, the family said. "Due to the juvenile's medical condition, Border Patrol agents escorted her and her cousin to a Corpus Christi hospital where she could receive appropriate medical care". Read More »

Police release new video in search for Tampa serial killer

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Officials said they are still trying to identify and find the person seen in surveillance video walking through the neighborhood after one of the murders. "At this point, everything is a clue, everything is a speculation". Chief Dugan said that the surveillance video timestamp is immediately after Mitchell is believed to have been shot. Read More »

Fallen officer Hartfield's mother dies two days after his funeral

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Sheryl Stiles, mother of Las Vegas shooting vicitm, Charleston Hartfield died two days after her son's funeral . Stiles' devastated brother came with his sister to the funeral form their Louisville, Kentucky, and can not believe he is now saying goodbye his nephew and his sister in the same week. Read More »

Sanctions may be worsening human rights in NKorea

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The minister made the comment after Mr Trump warned that North Korea , which has been working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the USA, would be totally destroyed if it threatened America. The sanctions included the Military Security Command and its director and deputy director, described as "the military's secret police" that investigates political crimes in the armed forces. Read More »

Tillerson: Assad Has 'No Role' in Syria's Future

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Russia-backed Syrian government forces as well as US -backed, Kurdish-led troops have recently significantly reduced territory controlled by Daesh across Syria. He downplayed remarks by some critics that recent government battlefield gains represent a "triumph" for Iran. "Iran has not been successful; the Russian government has been more successful". Read More »

A Second Woman Has Accused George HW Bush of Sexual Harassment

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He didn't shake my hand. Grolnick told Deadspin that in August of 2016 she was appearing at a me theater near the Bush home in Kennebunkport. Former U.S. "He's a dirty old man, '" she told Deadspin . "I'm afraid that [my story with Bush] is entirely similar [to Lind's]", she says, according to Deadspin . Read More »

Anthony Joshua: Time to put Wladimir Klitschko win aside vs. Carlos Takam

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The undefeated British sensation picked up the WBA belt to go along with his IBF crown on April 29 in a leading Fight of the Year thriller with Wladimir Klitschko. "We're going to have a war". Maybe I'd come in heavier if I'd known I was going to fight Takam. "Of course, I'm coming out to win". However, in the past three years he has recorded a decision loss to Joseph Parker last year and a knockout defeat in 2014 to Alexander Povetkin. Read More »

Stock Impressing Investors: Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN)

Jefferies maintained Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:COLL) rating on Wednesday, October 18. It has underperformed by 60.94% the S&P500. Highland Capital Management Llc increased Raytheon Company ( RTN ) stake by 39.69% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Read More »

U.S. offshore wind momentum sparks competition among state leaders & businesses

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The report then estimates 2017-2021 market development trends of Wind Energy Cables market. Heavy lift vessel, Normal jack-up vessel and Self-propelled jack-up vessel are the major types of Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel market and applications of Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel market categorized into Application 1, Application 3 and Application 2. Read More »

Lindsey Graham, Cory Booker testify to Menendez's honesty

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The legal team for Dr. Salomon Melgen, the co-defendant in the bribery trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. "I'm not here because I agree with him or disagree with him". When asked about the emotion from Menendez, Graham told reporters after he testified: "It's been hard on him". Menendez also is accused of pressuring federal officials to secure visas for Melgen's girlfriends and resolving a port dispute involving one of Melgen's businesses. Read More »

Did Eminem's Manager Just Reveal The Name Of His New Album?

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There have been rumors about Eminem releasing his ninth studio album over the past couple of months, but a new fake ad for a drug called " Revival " could be the biggest hint yet. The phone number at the top right of the ad leads to an audio message that says, "Thank you for your interest in Revival , the No. 1 slightly invasive treatment for Atrox Rithimus". Read More »

Russian Helicopter Crashes Off Norway With 8 Aboard

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However, bad weather conditions and poor visibility make the rescue operation extremely hard. The fate of those on the helicopter was not immediately known. As a result, Russia operates a coal mine in Barentsburg, a community home to several hundred Russian and Ukrainian miners. There are now more than 40 countries that are party to the treaty. Read More »

Georgia teens arrested in high school terror plot

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Before being arrested and charged, Dupree and McCurley were taken for a medical assessment. She said she grew up with Dupree and they have been close friends since they were in elementary school. Police said Wednesday they were informed of the threat by campus police officers at Etowah High School in Woodstock, Georgia, about 20 miles northwest of Atlanta. Read More »

Dineshwar Sharma not interlocutor, but special representative on JK: MoS Jitendra Singh

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In English, there is different meaning of every word, he said, adding that "Bharat Sarkar ne ek adhikari ko manoneet kiya hai, jaisey designated spokesperson hein humarey Brigadier Sahib". "Ek vyakti ko manoneet karke nirdarit kar diya niranatar charcha ki bjavastha ke liye (a person has been appointed for sustained dialogue process). Let India accept Kashmir issue will be resolved in the light of United Nations resolutions as per the aspirations of people of Kashmir, we will fully support the ... Read More »