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KSP: Rand Paul assaulted at home in Bowling Green

KSP: Rand Paul assaulted at home in Bowling Green

The Bowling Green Daily News , citing an arrest warrant, said Paul told police his neighbor came on to his property in a gated community just east of Bowling Green and tackled him from behind. At the time the report was made Paul was being seen by a physician and the extent of any rib injury was unclear, the complaint says. But more, recently Paul has emerged as a leading defender of Trump's policies and has golfed with the president at Trump's Virginia golf course. Read More

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Jeff Sessions' meeting with George Papadopoulos draws fresh scrutiny

Jeff Sessions' meeting with George Papadopoulos draws fresh scrutiny

It was the first meeting of then-candidate Trump's foreign policy team at a time when he was being roundly criticized for not having foreign policy credentials and not being able to name any major players who were helping him out. He alleged that Mr Trump's former press secretary and now White House head of communications, Hope Hicks, had made the situation worse by making unequivocal statements suggesting the campaign had not spoken to Russians when they had. Read More

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Ballistic missile from Yemen intercepted near Riyadh - Saudi state media

Ballistic missile from Yemen intercepted near Riyadh - Saudi state media

Yemen's Houthi rebels said they had fired a long-range missile. The missile was destroyed near Riyadh's King Khaled worldwide airport and was said to be of "limited size". Riyadh is around 620 miles north of the border with Yemen. The attack killed 29 civilians. The U.S., which is one of the kingdom's most important military suppliers, has backed the coalition with logistical support. Read More

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Cam Newton reacts to Benjamin trade: 'Some things you will never understand!'

Cam Newton reacts to Benjamin trade: 'Some things you will never understand!'

Both previously worked for the Panthers before being hired by Buffalo this year. In return, Buffalo will give its 3rd and 7th round picks in the 2018 draft to Carolina. Benjamin's base salary for this year is $1 million. He put up a solid rookie season with 73 receptions for 1008 yards and nine touchdowns. Benjamin immediately upgrades the receiving corp of for a team who shipped Sammy Watkins away prior to the start of the season. Read More

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White House Distances Itself from Papadopoulos

White House Distances Itself from Papadopoulos

President Trump responded to the indictment earlier today on Twitter . "Which I think that shows, one, his level of importance in the campaign and two, what little role he had within coordinating anything officially for the campaign", she said, repeating her attempts to minimize Papadopoulos' role in the President's campaign, which she said was "extremely limited". Read More

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House panel says firm behind Trump dossier will disclose its bank records

House panel says firm behind Trump dossier will disclose its bank records

In a closed-door hearing with Senate Judiciary Committee investigators, Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson said there was no connection between the firm's work on the dossier and its legal research on a lawsuit involving Russians who attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., his son-in-law and close aide, Jared Kushner, and former campaign chief Paul Manafort, sources familiar with the hearing said. Read More

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Cranford Under Flood Warning Sunday

Cranford Under Flood Warning Sunday

Most of the state can see 1-3 inches of rain in CT. The flooding, if it were to occur, would be mainly of the street and basement variety, as rivers can handle this amount of water. Winds of this strength can take down trees and subsequent power lines which means you should plan on power outages. Wind this strong can make driving hard, especially for high profile vehicles. Read More

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10-year-old Leads Ohio State Troopers on High-Speed Chase

10-year-old Leads Ohio State Troopers on High-Speed Chase

The child embarked on a unsafe joyride along Interstate 90, west of Cleveland, swerving in and out of cars and driving into oncoming traffic, nearly running several vehicles off the road. Police closed in and blocked him from re-entering the road; the auto eventually ended in a ditch. The boy's auto crashed into a road sign. A trooper joined the chase , pulled up next to him and gestured for him to stop. Read More

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Rally held to condemn Indian occupation of Kashmir

Rally held to condemn Indian occupation of Kashmir

Mr Abbasi called upon India to "honour commitments of its founding fathers and ensure implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir for resolution of this long-standing dispute". The second point reads: "This gathering strongly condemns the presence of eight lakh Indian armed forces in Kashmir who enjoy impunity under the draconian AFSPA that allows them to kill innocent Kashmiris at their will anywhere, anytime". Read More

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Australian court disqualifies deputy PM for dual citizenship

Australian court disqualifies deputy PM for dual citizenship

In August, Turnbull accused the then opposition New Zealand Labour Party of working with its Australian counterparts to "undermine the position of the deputy prime minister and the government of Australia ". Speaking soon after the announcement of the decision, Joyce admitted he wasn't entirely surprised by the High Court's decision. In both cases, the lawmaker was born overseas and was disqualified from Parliament. Read More

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BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day

BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day

At a press conference on Tuesday, the finance minister had said, "It is for the first time in history that continuously for 3 years India's economy has been one of the fastest growing in world". In a stimulus package aimed to boost flagging economic growth, create jobs and increase credit flow, the cabinet on Tuesday approved a Rs2.11 trillion recapitalisation plan for state-run banks and massive road infrastructure investment of almost Rs7 trillion over five years. Read More

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Cisco to acquire BroadSoft in $1.9 billion deal

Cisco to acquire BroadSoft in $1.9 billion deal

According to the sources if deal negotiations are successfully completed, Cisco will announce the agreement of buying BroadSoft as early as Monday. According to Robbins, businesses have to think about how they interact with their customers when dealing with digital strategies. The $55-a-share cash offer announced Monday is a 28 percent premium over BroadSoft's closing price on August 29, a day before Reuters reported that the Gaithersburg, Maryland-based company was working with ... Read More

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Former FBI Director Comey Is Using Secret Twitter Account

On the road home". Comey, who is writing a book, tweeted on Friday that he was happy to be back in the Hawkeye State. "Will try to tweet in useful ways", tweeted Comey, who has a book deal with Flatiron Books. Monday's post appeared to confirm the theory. Comey, who was sacked by the president in May, also posed for a photo along a rural, farm road with a neatly groomed field and shining stainless steel grain bins as his backdrop, as countless White House aspirants have done before him. Read More

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Bodyguard of Kenya's deputy chief justice shot

Bodyguard of Kenya's deputy chief justice shot

The bodyguard and driver of Kenya's deputy chief justice was shot and seriously injured on Tuesday - just two days before a divisive re-run of the country's presidential election. She then fled to the United States, saying she feared for her safety. After the August 8 election, Odinga contested the results, claiming that election officials rigged the vote in favor of Kenyatta. Read More

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TX City Requires That Aid Recipients Do Not Boycott Israel

TX City Requires That Aid Recipients Do Not Boycott Israel

The city of Dickinson, located southeast of Houston, recently posted to its website an application for hurricane fix grants from donations made toward rebuilding efforts. Claiborne Hardware Co .The case involved white merchants in Claiborne County, Mississippi, who, after they'd been boycotted, attempted to sue the organizations and individuals that had participated in the boycott for lost earnings. Read More

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Met Éireann Downgrades Storm Brian Weather Warning

Met Éireann Downgrades Storm Brian Weather Warning

Limerick has experienced major flooding this morning as Storm Brian hits the south and west of the country. But strong winds and heavy rain will also his Wales, the North West of England and the south coast. National flood duty manager for the Environment Agency Ben Lukey warned members of the public against posing for photos during the hazardous conditions. Read More

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Lego's official 'Women of NASA' set goes on sale November 1

Lego's official 'Women of NASA' set goes on sale November 1

The collection costs $24.99 (£19) and will be available to purchase in NY from October 28, while the rest of the world will have to wait a few more days when it hits the stores on November 1. For those in New York City, you can get your hands on a set as early as October 28, when Maia Weinstock will be visiting the company's Flatiron District store to meet and greet fans. Read More

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Sri Lanka Cricket approves team's visit to Pakistan for T20 match

Sri Lanka Cricket approves team's visit to Pakistan for T20 match

The board announced Monday that it would go ahead with the tour and "confirmed its commitment to play the third T20" in Lahore after assessments by government agencies, independent security experts and the International Cricket Council. Thisera Parera, who was part of the World XI team that visited Pakistan in September for the Independence Cup , did not sign the letter, CricBuzz said. Read More

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USTR's Lighthizer says White House not actively working to withdraw from NAFTA

USTR's Lighthizer says White House not actively working to withdraw from NAFTA

The canadian government has said that this proposal was doomed to failure. "This is why Canada is so appreciative of Mexico's support for a gender chapter in the modernization of NAFTA. "Countries are reluctant to give up unfair advantages". While getting business and labor on board might sound like an impossible task, "the day will come" that will prove it can be done, he said. Read More

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European Union toughens sanctions against North Korea

European Union toughens sanctions against North Korea

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has brushed off North Korea's latest threats against Australia, saying the Government will continue to press the rogue regime to abandon its nuclear weapons program . Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has previously vowed that if there was a military conflict between North Korea and the United States then Australia would join the conflict behind its ally. Read More

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Curious call on Gujarat poll

Curious call on Gujarat poll

The opposition BJP in Himachal Pradesh has filed a complaint against the Congress government with Election Commission of India regarding the violation of the model code of conduct. "Recently, we got a letter seeking more time", he said. He said the announcement had also cast "a serious shadow of suspicion on the working of the Election Commission". Read More

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Before Red Rose Welcome For PM, Nitish Kumars Hold-Up Triggers Red Faces

Before Red Rose Welcome For PM, Nitish Kumars Hold-Up Triggers Red Faces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday doled out Rs 3769 crore worth projects as Diwali gift for the people of Bihar. patna/13-October-2017 (News release India): Government Officials have confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation stones of four water treatment plants in Patna and a six-lane bridge which will be parallel to existing one between Mokama and Begusarai, on river Ganga during his visit to Bihar on 14 October. Read More

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Here's what UNESCO is - and why the Trump administration just quit it

Here's what UNESCO is - and why the Trump administration just quit it

After the United States informed UNESCO on Thursday about its withdrawal on December 31, 2018, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said it would be a loss to the United Nations and "a loss to multilateralism". But it has kept an office at UNESCO and owes about $550 million in back payments. (The Palestinians have observer status but are not full members in the General Assembly, in large part because the threat of US veto.) UNESCO responded to that USA move by suspending US ... Read More

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White Widow Sally-Anne Jones Killed In US Drone Strike, Reports Claim

White Widow Sally-Anne Jones Killed In US Drone Strike, Reports Claim

According to the report, USA intelligence officials said they could not be absolutely certain Jones was killed in the drone strike, because there was no effort to recover her DNA, but were "confident" that she is dead. Maj Adrian Rankine-Galloway, a Pentagon spokesman, told the Guardian , "I do not have any information that would substantiate that report but that could change and we are looking into this". Read More

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Some Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal now want it upheld

Some Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal now want it upheld

Every 90 days, the president must certify that Iran is still complying with the nuclear accord and that the deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA , remains in America's national security interest. The White House is seeking to extend or eliminate the expiration date for so-called "sunset" provisions, which limit the amount of uranium Iran is allowed to enrich. Read More

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Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach key deal over Gaza

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach key deal over Gaza

The Western-backed mainstream Fatah party lost control of Gaza to Hamas in fighting in 2007. Al-Ahmad also praised Egypt's role in helping achieve Palestinian national reconciliation and providing a venue for Hamas-Fatah talks. Hamas and Fatah officials held two days of talks in Cairo this week about a Palestinian Authority return to Gaza. A senior Fatah leader in the Gaza Strip, Zakaria al-Agha, said that Abbas "will be in Gaza within less than a month". Read More

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Family left toddler in corn maze, didn't realize until next morning

Family left toddler in corn maze, didn't realize until next morning

Monday at 7:32 p.m., the child was spotted near the Crazy Corn Maze in West Jordan, Utah by a woman. One of the corn maze owners, Kendall Schmidt, said they did everything they could, including going vehicle to auto. Joe Monson. The child was said not to be injured. Officials said the child and his family live in a home shared with other families. Employees told police they found the boy by himself and that no one had come forward to claim him by the time the maze closed. Read More

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IMF Lifts Global Forecast But Warns of Various Risks

IMF Lifts Global Forecast But Warns of Various Risks

In new forecasts published today , the organization predicts global growth to be 3.6% this year and 3.7% next year, a small upgrade from previous projections in July. However, IMF expects India's economy to recover sharply in 2018 to grow at 7.4%, though 30 basis points lower than its earlier estimate in April. Russia's central bank has tried to reinvigorate the economy by gradually reducing the key interest rate, with its latest cut in September - the fourth this year - putting it at 8.5 ... Read More

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LNG giant quits Barcelona as Catalan crisis continues

LNG giant quits Barcelona as Catalan crisis continues

Separatist leaders in the wealthy region have threatened to declare independence from Spain - the fourth biggest economy in the eurozone - setting off a severe political crisis that has unsettled businesses and investors. "If independence were to be recognised - which is not something that's being discussed - the most immediate outcome would be that [Catalonia] automatically left the European Union ". Read More

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Didier Deschamps Points To Lack Of Aggression In Slender France Win

Didier Deschamps Points To Lack Of Aggression In Slender France Win

Belarus equalised through Maksim Volodjko. Trailing the Scandinavians by three points, only a massive victory over Sweden in Amsterdam next week will save the three-time World Cup runners-up. Presumably wanting to rest their talisman, coach Fernando Santos started with Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench. That result meant that France went into their match with Bulgaria two points behind the Swedes at the top of the Group. Read More

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'Untangling the Syrian Knot': Why Russia-Turkey Coordination in Idlib Pivotal

Earlier in the day, Erdogan had asserted that Turkey was not going to allow an "operation" against the territorial integrity of its neighbors. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to reporters. The Observatory reported "heavy exchanges of fire", but said the incident did not appear to mark the start of the operation Erdogan described on Saturday. Read More

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Oil Dips as Recent Rebound Seen Lending to Global Output Rise

Oil Dips as Recent Rebound Seen Lending to Global Output Rise

West Texas International, or WTI , is the benchmark grade of crude oil produced in the US and serves as one of the three main pricing barometers of the global petroleum industry. London time. Lukoil's crude oil production rose 0.7% to 1.64 MMbpd during the same period. "Everyone realizes crude oil is somehow strong, but probably has not enough fuel to go higher", Johannes Benigni, managing director of JBC Energy GmbH, said in a Bloomberg Television interview. Read More

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Pentagon chief backs Iran nuclear deal ahead of certifying deadline

Pentagon chief backs Iran nuclear deal ahead of certifying deadline

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that the more than 3,000 additional troops being deployed to Afghanistan will effectively be on "combat duty" as they support Afghan security forces on the front lines. He indicated that after an effective military effort it eventually may be possible to reach a political settlement in Afghanistan that includes elements of the Taliban . Read More

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Watch Roy Moore, the Latest GOP Star, Argue for Criminalizing Homosexuality

Watch Roy Moore, the Latest GOP Star, Argue for Criminalizing Homosexuality

That doesn't really tell us anything more than what Trump's approval ratings say, but we're talking here about the perceptions of Trump's popularity. As Moore might say, God help us. Moore was first removed from the bench for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from a state building. Earlier this month, Moore against caused controversy after he appeared to refer to Native Americans and Asians as "reds" and "yellows" in a campaign speech. Read More

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Trump praises FEMA, military for Puerto Rico relief efforts

Trump praises FEMA, military for Puerto Rico relief efforts

Cruz has been outspoken in asking for more federal aid to Puerto Rico . At least 16 people were killed by Hurricane Maria when the storm hit last weekend. Cruz complained in multiple interviews about the US administration's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico . And even in the midst of the crisis in Puerto Rico , with the island desperately needing any supplies it can get, and quickly, many have argued that the Jones Act is cutting off Puerto Rico from its necessary aid. Read More

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