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Jordan Spieth says President Obama beat him during their recent golf outing

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The audience were in fits of laughter at the game, before Spieth went and gave Corden a hug to apologise when the minute was up. Jordan Spieth recently played golf with Barack Obama and Steph Curry in Dallas , and he went on the "Late Late Show with James Corden " to discuss what sounds like one of the more fun rounds of golf he'll play this entire year. Read More »

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Five talking points from the final

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Bengal Warriors scored a tackle point and sent PardeepNarwal to the bench to trail 4-10 after seven minutes. Monu Goyat scored nine points whereas Jaideep chipped in with five tackle points. Patna's Pardeep Narwal, who has been in phenomenal form this season, was the star of the evening, bagging 19 points to lead his side's charge in the final of the fifth edition of the PKL. Read More »

Agartala-Delhi Rajdhani flagged off

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Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagged off the much-awaited Rajdhani Express between Agartala and Delhi's Anand Vihar station as a large number of people gathered at the Agartala station to witness the historic event. The 14-coach train, with one AC first class, two AC two tiers, eight AC three tiers and one pantry vehicle and two power cum luggage vans, will stop at 16 stations in Tripura, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh . Read More »

Kurdish authorities say Iraqi army is shelling Kurd forces with artillery

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Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) leaders offered on October 25 to freeze the outcome of last month's vote for independence, as Iran reopened one of its three border crossings with the region. "We accept only the cancellation of the referendum and the adherence to the constitution", Abadi said Thursday. "We are encouraging dialogue, we are trying to get the tensions down", he added. Read More »

PM Modi: Media should help make citizens aware about internal party democracies

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Modi said it was essential that political parties develop with a "true democratic spirit". "Democracy in political parties is a subject people should know more about", Modi added. But now it has become hard. "The problem is not in intention but there are practical problems", said Modi. Recalling the Jan Sangh era, long before he joined active politics, Mr Modi said, "The words may differ, but the view of central leadership and junior most worker used to be same". Read More »

Australia: Constitutional crisis over deputy PM ruling

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Having recently renounced the New Zealand citizenship he inherited from his father, Joyce will contest a December 2 by-election. The High Court found that the five politicians were either the citizen of a foreign power or entitled to the rights or privileges of a citizen of a foreign power and thus ineligible to be elected to parliament under section 44 (i) of the Australian Constitution. Read More »

US Service Member Dies In Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan

A USA service member was killed and six crew members were injured when a helicopter crashed in Afghanistan , CNN reported Saturday. The organization said in an October 28 statement that six other US crew members were injured in the crash late on October 27 and were all receiving medical treatment. Read More »

Shanshan Feng takes Sime Darby LPGA lead after Kim penalized

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In the second round, starting from the tenth bogeyed the 11th, but birdies on 12th and 14th seemed to settle her down. Ko, who finished second at last week's event in Taiwan, has been slowly returning to her best form over the past few months, and her opening round is perhaps a culmination of the previous run of strong results. Read More »

Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu

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A suspected suicide auto bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least seven people and wounding more than eight, while gunfire could be heard inside, police said. A thick plume of black smoke was seen rising from the area near the vicinity of the popular hotel which is frequented by government officials and MPs. Read More »

Democrats lead Trump's Republicans by 15 points in Fox News poll

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Kevin Brady, chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives tax committee, said progress was being made toward satisfying Republicans who have held back support for the tax plan because it could end a deduction for state and local taxes. Indeed, Republicans have convinced themselves that the key to their success - not just as a matter of policy, but in purely electoral terms - is passing massive tax breaks. Read More »

Bus drives into river in Nepal, killing dozens

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The bus was travelling to the country's capital, Kathmandu , when it crashed into the Trishuli River, which is known for its fast currents. "At the scene found the bodies of 14 people, 15 injured admitted to a local hospital", said Mishra. Read More »

Modi tells media, debate how parties evolve leadership

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Applauding the media, he said that the press has a huge impact on people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for a debate on internal democracy in political parties, asserting that the growth of "true democratic spirit" within them is necessary for the country's future. Read More »

This is the end: Revanth likely to quit TDP today

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After keeping political critics guessing TDP MLA and rubble rouser A Revanth Reddy today submitted his resignation letter from MLA post and party primary membership to TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu at Amaravati. Naidu advised all TDP leaders to refrain from making statements until a final decision was taken. Chandrababu was later closeted in a meeting with other leaders from Telangana. Read More »

Michael Gove apologises for Harvey Weinstein comments on Today

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Mr Gove and former Labour leader Neil Kinnock were being interviewed at 08:10 BST - a slot usually reserved for the most important political guests of the day. Paul Bernal, a law lecturer, also criticised Mr Gove for the comment, saying: "There are no words for how appalling he is". Lord Andrew Adonis, a former Labour education minister, called the remarks "seriously inappropriate" on Twitter. Read More »

FIFA, in final ruling on Palestinian request, says it won't sanction Israel

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We have to tackle the challenges and see what is the best approach. The European and South American clubs enter the competition in the semifinals. "It's in the calendar, as part of the overall analysis of the competition - one option would be to, instead of Confederations Cup, to play a club competition, so there's no additional dates and burdens and we do something different to develop club football". Read More »

Spain boots out Catalan police chief in continuing push to take control

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Rival demonstrations into the night were held by those who favor unity with Spain. Here is a look at the latest developments in Spain's worst political crisis in decades. What powers did Catalonia have? It was more symbolic and a show of defiance of the Madrid government, which at the same time was preparing to impose direct rule over the region. Read More »

Barack Obama called up for jury duty in Chicago

Other high-profile names who have done their duty include Oprah, Steve Carell, Tom Hanks, and Brad Pitt, although the latter was dismissed from his 2014 jury for reportedly being "too much of a distraction". All jurors watch a decades-old video narrated by a mustachioed Lester Holt, once a local news anchor, about their duties. This is not the first time that Mr Obama has been called for jury duty in recent years. Read More »

Congress urges EC to probe poaching claim by Gujarat Patidar leader

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The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad arrested two suspected ISIS operatives Kasim Timberwala and Aabed Mirza on October 25. The hospital's website has a list of eight trustees but Patel's name does not figure in the list. As per an official, the IS operatives were plotting an attack on a Jewish synagogue in Khadia area of Ahmedabad . " Narendra Patel's claim about the Rs 1 crore offer and release of an audio clip on his conversation with former PAAS member Varun Patel prove how BJP is ... Read More »

Sandvold Sells 3500 Shares of Schlumberger NV (SLB) Stock

Schlumberger Ltd Com now has $87.78 billion valuation. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.57/share and a low EPS of $0.44/share. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. (NYSE:SLB). West Virginia-based Wesbanco Savings Bank has invested 0.33% in Schlumberger Limited. Read More »

Northam extends lead over Gillespie in latest local poll

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The poll, released on Friday by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University, puts Northam, Virginia's current lieutenant governor , at 50 percent, and Gillespie, former Republican National Committee Chair, at 43 percent. Read More »

Area trick or treat / trunk or treat hours set

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There is an all you can eat option that cost $10. - 4 to 7 p.m.in Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Quinnesec, Breitung Township, Norway, Felch Township, Niagara, Sagola Township and most Iron County communities, plus Florence and Niagara in Wisconsin. Read More »

11-year-old found behind wheel in Southern California

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Sunday. Police pulled the vehicle over after noticing several traffic violations as well as the fact that a kid was driving, the Port Hueneme Police Department said in a statement on Facebook. "He initially stated that his uncle was teaching him how to drive but would later tell police that his uncle was too drunk to drive", police wrote in a statement. Read More »

Pakistan army claims it shot down Indian drone in Kashmir

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It is the second time Pakistan army has shot down an Indian spying drone in a year. "In 2017 to date, Indian forces have carried out more than 1,150 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the Working Boundary, resulting in the "shahadats" of 49 innocent civilians and injuries to 165, as compared to 382 ceasefire violations in 2016", he said. Read More »

Burundi becomes 1st to leave International Criminal Court

Some other African countries like Kenya are also considering withdrawing from the ICC. Burundi's withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has come into effect today, amid an ongoing ICC preliminary examination into crimes under international law committed in the country since 2015. Read More »

Huntsman And Clariant Walk Away From Mega-Merger Amidst Pressure From Investors

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By September, White Tale's holdings were up to 15%. The White Tail position had reached 20% of Clariant by Thursday, according to a Reuters report , an unusually high stake for activists. The logo of Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant is seen at the company's headquarters in Pratteln, Switzerland August 9, 2017. Clariant and Huntsman now say they will continue on their separate courses. Read More »

North Korea strengthens alliance with China

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Viewing North Korea through this lens breeds trepidation and an abandonment of traditional worldwide security options, diminishing USA power. US officials say that such sanctions will hinder North Korea's ability to further their nuclear ambitions. Read More »

First Charges Filed In Robert Mueller's Russia Election Meddling Probe

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Mueller was appointed by the Justice Department in May to lead the investigation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who was leading a federal investigation into possible collusion with Russian Federation. . There has been no response by The White House. Furthermore, CNN noted, the investigation has focused on any collusion between Trump's campaign staff and Russians, along with specifically investigating the possibility that the president himself obstructed justice by impeding the ... Read More »

Vikings list three offensive starters as questionable

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He's dealing with a calf injury that kept him out against the Packers and Ravens. He also was listed with an ankle injury. Cornerback Mackensie Alexander and wide receiver Michael Floyd are also questionable to play for Minnesota. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, Bradford got five injections in his injured left knee last week as part of treatments he received to help relieve the inflammation. Read More »

Royal Canadian Legion launches Remembrance Day poppy sales

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The centre is home to some 475 Canadian veterans. This is the largest annual fundraiser for veteran's causes. There are poppy boxes set up at dozens of locations across the region. The Poppy has been widely recognized as a symbol of Remembrance, since it was first adopted in 1921. Along with wearing poppies, people can show their support for Canada's veterans by donating to Operation Raise a Flag. Read More »

Speier: 'Time To Throw Back The Curtain' On Congressional Sexual Harassment

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In the video, Speier describes the alleged assailant as a powerful staffer, who at the time was almost 30 years her elder, in the office of a Democratic congressman from California. The current system is "constructed to protect the institution - and to impede the victim from getting justice", Speier told Politico. The bill mandates sexual harassment training for congressional staff and rewrites the process for reporting sexual assault and harassment complaints. Read More »

Trump to shrink Utah national monument

If the President officially announces the plan to shrink either national monument it would make Trump the first president to shrink a national monument using the Antiquities Act. What national monument land gets the ax next? . "This foolish attempt to erase protections for Bears Ears - or any other national monument - will meet immediate legal challenges, and it is destined to fail in court", the group threatened. Read More »

Trump exonerates himself from allegations of Russian Federation collusion

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Clinton was secretary of state during the same period. "$6 million is a lot of money to spend without somebody knowing about it". Mr. Trump was referring to new reports that the research that resulted in the unverified dossier linking his campaign to Russian Federation was actually funded by the Clinton campaign. Read More »

Trump Invites Reporters' Kids In Costume To Oval Office

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Trump said to one child. 'Wow, that's a scary outfit, ' he said . Trump made small talk with the children gathered around his desk and posed for photos. That question can only get me in trouble". You have wonderful parents, right?' And he congratulated their parents for doing a good job - at least of raising kids if not in their coverage of the White House. Read More »