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Union has 'mixed feelings' heading back to class

Union has 'mixed feelings' heading back to class

When faculty were voting on the final offer from their employers last week, the colleges told the media that students wouldn't be back in class before November 21 even if faculty voted yes on the offer. "You don't know what to study, and a lot of students feel this way", she said last week. That's understandable politics, but it has real-world effects: if colleges had known on Thursday that the NDP was going to allow the bill to pass on Sunday night, they might have been able to get students ... Read More

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Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues

Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues

The vessel went out of contact while en route from the islands of Argentina's Tierra del Fuego to the Armada Argentina's northern base at Mar del Plata. The navy did not give details of the content of that final communication. The U.S. Navy has deployed unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) to join in the search for the Argentine navy's submarine, A.R.A. Read More

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Robert Mugabe not likely to go anytime soon

Robert Mugabe not likely to go anytime soon

As he passed the 15-minute mark in his speech‚ Mugabe said: "The (Zanu-PF) congress is due in a few weeks from now. His wife Grace has been the one spearheading most of that", said Mr Gutto. "We discourage sensationalism, false news and all forms of hate media as these pose a grave danger to the peacefulness of the ongoing process and sustainability of peace", they said. Read More

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Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

The 37-year-old made a par save on the final hole for a bogey-free seven-under 65 on Saturday to sit at 15-under par . Rose must finish ahead of Fleetwood in outright fifth or better to snatch the 2017 crown, and the Olympic champion, who was a runner-up to his friend and European team-mate Sergio Garcia at the Masters in April, is well aware he may not enjoy a serene procession at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. Read More

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Arab League to discuss Iranian 'violations'

Arab League to discuss Iranian 'violations'

Asked whether any information had been shared recently with Saudi Arabia , he said "we are ready to share information if necessary. There are many mutual interests". Meanwhile, the Saudi-led intervention against Huthi rebels in Yemen has only escalated, amid warnings that its recent blockade of the country could lead to mass starvation. Read More

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Gillibrand: Bill Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky affair

Gillibrand: Bill Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky affair

Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandAfter Texas shooting, lawmakers question whether military has systemic reporting problem Senators push mandatory sexual harassment training for members, staff CNN to air sexual harassment Town Hall featuring Gretchen Carlson, Anita Hill MORE (D-N.Y.) on Twitter for saying former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTop Oversight Dem pushes back on Uranium One probe Bill Clinton hits Trump, tax reform plan in Georgetown speech The Hill's ... Read More

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Wind, snow to hit the region

Wind, snow to hit the region

New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. West wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Temperatures will return to normal on Tuesday with highs in the low 70s. Sunday ... Mostly sunny, and around 50 for the high. A High Wind Warning is in effect for Long Island, with gusts of winds from 55-60 miles per hour. Read More

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Miss India Crowned Miss World 2017

Miss India Crowned Miss World 2017

From being a Delhi girl to representing at miss world 2017, Manushi has been trained by experts in the glamour and fashion business to reach where she is today. In an interview just before leaving for the Miss World pageant, she said, "When you are studying medicine, you are learning how to deal with people and you understand why they act the way they do". Read More

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on chemical weapons probe in Syria

Russia vetoes UN resolution on chemical weapons probe in Syria

In April, more than 80 people were killed in a sarin attack on the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun - an attack that prompted the United States to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase. The Russian OPCW envoy, Alexander Shulgin, said a week ago that the investigation in fact is particularly " skewed " towards one theory behind the chemical attack in Syria's Idlib province that took place in April. Read More

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Trump mocked for drinking water with both hands mid-speech

Trump mocked for drinking water with both hands mid-speech

Offering a blow-by-blow account of his five-nation tour, the president took a brief break to reach for a bottle of water as he recounted Japanese companies' billion-dollar investments and jobs in the U.S. "Similar, but needs work on his form", Rubio tweeted. The throwaway moment did not go unnoticed by the president's critics on Twitter . Dry mouth got in the way. Read More

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Victory: third sector hails minimum pricing

Victory: third sector hails minimum pricing

Minimum alcohol pricing is to launch in Scotland in early 2018, followed by Wales and then possibly England as well . Scotland is set to become the first country in the world to set a minimum price for alcohol as a way of improving public health after the Scotch Whisky Association lost an appeal against the plan at the UK's highest court. Read More

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Iran Earthquake: Death Toll Passes 470 after 3 Days

Iran Earthquake: Death Toll Passes 470 after 3 Days

Authorities say more than 400 people have been killed and more than 7,000 injured after a magnitude 7.3 quake rocked the border between Iraq and Iran. More than 100 aftershocks followed. At least three emergency relief camps have been set up after the only hospital in the town was badly damaged. The night before, Hasani said, two doctors, a husband and wife, arrived from northern Iran to volunteer their help and administered emergency medical care to a woman who had been rescued from ... Read More

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USA delegation in Israel to soothe concerns over Syria ceasefire deal

USA delegation in Israel to soothe concerns over Syria ceasefire deal

Netanyahu told the gathering that the assistance from Israel was meant to show the state's commitment to friendship with the people of Iran and Iraq, despite the activities of their governments. "And all of you can be proud of Israel's morals, and Israel's might". It was not clear if Lavrov's comments related to reports that the deal would place restrictions on how close to the Israeli-Syrian border Iran-backed groups would be allowed to remain. Read More

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Operation Christmas Child now accepting donations

Operation Christmas Child now accepting donations

On Monday morning, representatives of three area churches, along with Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs, gathered at Northbrook Baptist Church to begin National Collection Week (Nov. "I'm just excited to see how many boxes we get and to be able to interact with the people dropping them off". Organizers also try to make sure that each box contains a toothbrush, soap and washcloth - items that are often shared by children in orphanages, he said. Read More

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Five Dead In California Shooting Spree That Ended At School

The suspected shooter was shot and killed by law enforcement, officials confirmed. Some students at the school were medically evacuated; it's not clear yet how many people were injured in the shooting. The FBI also "is sending some teams up to assist at the request of Tehama County authorities", said Jason Wandel, chief division counsel at the FBI's Sacramento field office. Read More

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Russia Used Video Game Screenshots to

Russia Used Video Game Screenshots to "Prove" the US Is Assisting ISIS

Russia's Ministry of Defense ended up the target of derision after releasing an image it claimed to be "proof" that the U.S. military forces were working with supposed Islamic State soldiers. The tweet says that "the ministry of defence shows irrefutable evidence that USA are actually covering ISIS combat units to recover their combat capabilities, redeploy, and use them to promote American Interests in the Middle East". Read More

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Australia says yes to same-sex marriage in historic postal survey

Australia says yes to same-sex marriage in historic postal survey

Australia has become increasingly isolated among Western nations on same-sex marriage, with Germany, the USA and Ireland recently joining countries including the United Kingdom and New Zealand in legalizing unions. Some conservatives have suggested they will put forward their marriage bill in the Coalition party room in two weeks, but senior ministers including influential conservative Mathias Cormann have protected the prime minister's position by insisting the parliament will choose which ... Read More

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Is North Korea Preparing For War? Winter Military Drill Preparation Underway

Is North Korea Preparing For War? Winter Military Drill Preparation Underway

It is the first such United States triple-carrier drill in the region for a decade. According to the U.S. Navy, it is the first three-carrier exercise in the Western Pacific since 2007. But Pyongyang doesn't seem interested in negotating. Trump followed up his freakish tweet by telling reporters that it would be a "good thing" for him and dictator to become friends. Read More

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West Indies tour to Pakistan moved to next March

West Indies tour to Pakistan moved to next March

There is certain news around about a T20 series between Pakistan and West Indies in November. Since the attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in 2009 worldwide cricket in Pakistan was suspended but recently a limited over series with Zimbabwe, the Pakistan Super League final, Twenty20 series with a World XI were all held in Lahore. Read More

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Arab League To Meet On Iran at Saudi Request

Arab League To Meet On Iran at Saudi Request

France has been trying to save the nuclear deal which Iran signed with six world powers - Britain, China, Germany, France, Russia and the United States. "We expect France not to be swayed by inculcation and false signals sent by certain countries in the Persian Gulf region against the Islamic Republic of Iran", the Iranian spokesperson said. Read More

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3 killed, 20 missing in Andhra boat accident

3 killed, 20 missing in Andhra boat accident

Survivors said they boarded the private boat as the boats of the Tourism Department were not available. Andhra Pradesh DGP Sambha Shiva Rao confirmed recovery of 11 bodies. The state government on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the families of the bereaved. Most of the victims are believed to be from Ongole and Nellore. Read More

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Donald Trump feels insulted being called 'old' by Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump feels insulted being called 'old' by Kim Jong Un

South Korean warships joined three US aircraft carriers Saturday in an unusually strong display of naval force aimed at North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions have been a focus of US President Donald Trump's ongoing tour of Asia. With regard to the United States' handling of the threat posed by North Korea, Lee said President Trump's statements on the country and its leader Kim Jong Un have concerned some South Koreans but that Trump's actions show he is serious about addressing the issue. Read More

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Ex-Trump aide Flynn denies Muslim cleric kidnap plan claims

Ex-Trump aide Flynn denies Muslim cleric kidnap plan claims

It is unclear how Flynn, as national security adviser, could have successfully carried out either alleged request. However, Flynn's counsel did speak up this week following a report from the Wall Street Journal that Mueller was looking into reports that Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr., planned to kidnap a Turkish official living in the USA and bring him back to Turkey . Read More

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US, South Korea joint military drills begin in Western Pacific

US, South Korea joint military drills begin in Western Pacific

The governments should also tell North Korea that should it "instead take a step in the right direction", the U.S., South Korea and the rest of the worldwide community are "ready to present a brighter future". A flurry of missile tests from North Korea this year have raised the likelihood of South Korea using the US-built Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-missile system - something China has vehemently opposed. Read More

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