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United States hosts record high 1.08 million global students

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In New Delhi , Karl Adams, deputy cultural affairs officer at the USA embassy, said that though he would not speculate on the reason for the lower numbers, the 12.3% increase in the number of Indian students in the United States was certainly a great number and his country "welcomes" genuine Indian students . Read More »

Expect sunshine, clear skies ahead of Panther game

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The day will start with a few morning clouds that will give way to plenty of sunshine and a high of 68 degrees in the Mile High City. Highs for Monday ware expected to reach the mid 60s. Conditions are dry through the rest of the work week. It still appears moisture will be limited and the better dynamics stay well to the north of Alabama so we are not expecting severe weather. Read More »

Zuma releases Heher report on tertiary education fees

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The Heher Commission into the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education and Training has found that there is now no capacity for the state to provide free tertiary education to all students in the country. On the option of Online and Blended Learning, the Commission recommended that Government must further investigate the viability of "online and blended learning" as an alternative in addressing the funding and capacity challenges facing the current higher education and training sector . Read More »

Seoul: N. Koreans fire at soldier trying to defect to South

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The defector is now in South Korean military custody, according to the statement. The 2.5-mile-wide strip between North and South Korea, which President Bill Clinton once called "the scariest place on earth", has kept the two states separate since the Korean War ended in an armistice rather than a truce in 1953. Read More »

Defenders book Morocco's place in World Cup finals

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Morocco's win in Abidjan gave coach Herve Renard success over his former team and the country he led to the African Cup title in 2015. Morocco maintained their record of not conceding a single goal in the six games in CAF qualifying Group C. Read More »

India, US, Japan and Australia must not target us, warns China

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New Delhi, Nov 12 (UNI) Officials from India's Ministry of External Affairs , Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs, Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and United State's Department of State met in Manila on Sunday for consultations on issues of common interest in the Indo-Pacific region, the Ministry of External Affairs said here on Sunday. Read More »

N. Korean Soldier Shot and Injured Defecting Across JSA

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The soldier crossed to the South side of the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom, the only portion of the border Demilitarised Zone where forces from the two sides come face-to-face, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. Seoul says more than 30,000 North Koreans have defected to the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953. Two North Korean soldiers defected to the South in June after crossing the frontier at another location. Read More »

Pervez Musharraf alliance breaks apart before its formation

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Ever since, Musharraf had shown support for the alliance between MQM-P and PSP, which lead to reports suggested that the former president hopes to head the alliance. A day earlier, the former military ruler announced the formation of a 23-party alliance under the umbrella of Pakistan Awami Ittehad. Pakistan Awami Tehrik was the first to distance from the Awami Ittehad. Read More »

North Korean soldier defects to the South at Joint Security Area: JCS

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It is the first such triple-carrier drill in the region for a decade. "With the North Korea situation at an important phase, the role China ought to play is very big", Abe said. Now he is in Vietnam for attending Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. During talks in Beijing on Thursday, Trump urged Chinese leader Xi Jinping to do more to rein in the Pyongyang regime, warning that "time is quickly running out". Read More »

Xi tells Duterte China will work to safeguard South China Sea peace

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China claims nearly the entire strategic waterway through which about $3 trillion worth of goods pass every year, building and militariszing artificial islands. Trump will join leaders of Southeast and East Asian nations in Manila over the next two days, the last leg of a tour that has taken him to Japan, South Korea and China as well as Vietnam. Read More »

Senator Fraser Anning denies claims he 'abandoned' One Nation

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Where was One Nation leader Pauline Hanson? " Mr Anning was advised that David Goodridge, Leon Ashby, Richard Howard and Boston White were not welcome to this morning's Party room meeting, because of their disloyalty to their former employer and myself ", Senator Hanson. Read More »

Salman Khan Shares First Look Of Race 3, Twitter Can't Keep Calm!

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He later shared a photograph, where he is seen sporting a black shirt paired with a blue blazer wielding a gun towards the camera. "He has captioned the post as, "...and Race3 begins". This is for the second time when Salman will share the screen space with Jacqueline. The film is being now shot in Mumbai at Mehboob studios and it is being directed by Remo D'Souza. Read More »

Box office collection of 'Golmaal Again' reaches Rs 198 crore!

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The fourth film of Golmaal franchise was released on more than 4000 screens globally. Two big banner films are yet to come this year and we can only hope that Padmavati and Tiger Zinda Hai would be able to turn the table for Bollywood. On the other hand, Shibasish Sarkar, COO, Reliance Entertainment commented, "It is very rare for a film to create such wonders at the box office". Rohit Shetty, the man behind this franchise is obviously thrilled "I am overwhelmed with the response the film has ... Read More »

Odd-even scheme comes under smog after NGT poser

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Gahlot said the government's decision came in view of the the directive by the National Green Tribunal , which ordered the withdrawal of all exemptions, including to two-wheeler riders and woman-only vehicles, under the odd-even scheme. "These are a serious contributor to Delhi's emissions accounting for 46 percent of the total air pollution ", the NGT said as reported by the Hindustan Times . Read More »

ATC to Buy Tower Assets From Vodafone, Idea for $1.2 Billion

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The standalone tower businesses of Vodafone and Idea comprise a combined portfolio of almost 20,000 towers. "The parties will work together to further the expansion of high speed mobile networks in India". Mint had reported in February that Idea Cellular was in talks to sell its tower assets in two separate deals thereby marking its complete exit from the tower business in which ATC had emerged the frontrunner to buy around 11,000 standalone towers from Idea. Read More »

Costa Rica Hit by 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake

There were no immediate reports of deaths of injuries Sunday night after a strong quake shook Costa Rica. The government reported some rockslides obstructing highways near the epicenter. Magdalena Lopez, who lives in Jaco, said the tremor started softly, but quickly strengthened. The temblor, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5, knocked items from store shelves and sent people rushing out of buildings in panic. Read More »

Golf fall for Japanese PM during Trump visit

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The record shows, as a Japanese politician, having hit the ball, trying to get out of the pit. Twitter users were quick to point out that Trump traveled the globe to eat an American staple and contrasted it with former President Barack Obama's trip when he dined with Abe at one of the top sushi restaurants. Read More »

Man charged with manslaughter in hockey stick beating death of Uber driver

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Police say Tolk was stopped at this cross walk when Kosugi, crossing the street, banged on his auto with a hockey stick and struck him when he got out. The Medical Examiner would determine whether the beating or the crash killed the driver. The federation has asked the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission to launch an investigation to see how it can prevent similar situations in the future, Mateo said. Read More »

Jacinda Ardern meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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The young leaders have a lot in common both personally and professionally, in terms of the issues New Zealand and Canada are focused on. "We have an terrible lot to talk about", Trudeau said. Ardern later told media she had specifically invited Trudeau to visit Antarctica and see New Zealand's work on climate change issues there. "Certainly I would hope we are [close to a mandate] and I'll be advocating for it". Read More »

Ambulance staff helping patient left angry note by driver

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The driver's unbelievable request came just hours after another motorist left a rude note on the windscreen of an ambulance from the same NHS trust telling them to park elsewhere. "Thanks for all the comments you've been sending through about this case. Leaves us feeling really rather sad - thanks again for all your support". Read More »

'Short and fat': Trump's North Korea bluster during Asia trip

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Said he wants them to denuclearize. "Reckless remarks by an old lunatic like Trump will never scare us or stop our advance", the North's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Trump added: "Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" Instead of addressing the threat of nuclear proliferation Trump responded with the very qualities he's accused of possessing by North Korea. Read More »

Stabbing at Mall of America, suspect arrested

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Police said the suspect was in the dressing room and tried to take another person's property. Another person was stabbed multiple times and the suspect also was wounded, the newspaper added. Family members came to help the victim, and a second male victim was stabbed in the process. Twitter reports said one suspect was arrested. Though she didn't see the reported stabbing, she said she heard a man scream, "He got me, he got me", and saw people fleeing the area. Read More »

West Virginia 28, Kansas State 23: Key players, moments and grades

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Unlike the past two weeks, when he came on the field in the second half and led the Wildcats to victory, his lack of experience showed. That thrust third-string QB Skylar Thompson into action on the road against Texas Tech, in a game that was eventually won on a Thompson pass in overtime. Read More »

PM arrives in Manila for 31st ASEAN Summit and related meetings

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ASEAN meetings in Manila will also include the ASEAN Plus Three summit, involving the leaders of ASEAN, South Korea, Japan and China. He will also participate in special celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of ASEAN. In their meeting, Modi and Trump are likely to discuss a host of key issues of mutual interest including the security scenario in the region. Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc arrived in Manila, the Philippines on Sunday to attend the 31st ASEAN Summit and related ... Read More »

Light rain showers tonight, cooler weather Monday

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Temperatures will fluctuate between the middle 30s to middle 40s during the afternoon hours throughout the week. Look for cloudy skies through the day. Throughout the rest of the week expect a mix of dry and wet weather. Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 50 and a low around 38. High pressure settles in for Tuesday leading to fair skies. Read More »

New Zealand trade envoy: TPP chances best if changes few

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Ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum member economies failed to issue a statement after their meeting on Wednesday apparently due to differences over multilateral free trade and trade protectionism, Japan's Jiji Press reported. Read More »

Muslim man shot dead by cow vigilantes in India

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The Mewati chief has alleged that the attackers threw Ummar's dead body on the railway track to show it as an accident. As many of 97% of these attacks were reported after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government came to power in May 2014, and about half the cow-related violence - 32 of 63 cases - were from states governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party when the attacks were reported, revealed their analysis of violence recorded until June 25, 2017. Read More »

Jordi Alba has enjoyed Barcelona more since Neymar left

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Suarez said, "More than advice, [Messi and I] tried to do what would benefit the team.But we never said 'Don't go because you won't be happy". 'I have no problem with Cavani, I have no problem with the coach - I came to Paris with the endorsement of my coach! "I came to help and to be happy, I didn't come to upset anyone or cause trouble". Read More »

Following UFC Norfolk Win, Dustin Poirier Wants Eddie Alvarez Again

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It was a puzzling move that Poirier still doesn't quite understand and even though he's happy to celebrate a third round stoppage against Pettis, he knows there's still plenty of unfinished business with Alvarez. "The Diamond" appeared to be winning the bout before Alvarez landed an illegal knee and the fight was deemed a no-contest. "I hope Eddie wins, so we can build this up to what it should be", Dustin Poirier told MMAjunkie after his defeat of Anthony Pettis . Read More »

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives in NY

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Coniferous tree, which reaches a height of 23 m, and weighs about 13 tons, was brought from the village state College in Pennsylvania. "The holidays are always important to everybody, I believe". "Close to a million people are going to see it on a daily basis", Perrin said. The official tree lighting ceremony is set to take place on November 29. Read More »