• Russian opposition leader Navalny detained, faces month in jail
Russian opposition leader Navalny detained, faces month in jail

Police detained campaign coordinator Anna Yudina on September 29 at the site of an unsanctioned rally for Navalny's would-be campaign for the March 2018 presidential election. The Kremlin has dismissed Navalny, who has faced repeated jailings and criminal cases, as an urbanite out of touch with people living in Russia's 11 time zones where Presid...

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  • Malaysia bans travel to N. Korea amid escalating tensions
Malaysia bans travel to N. Korea amid escalating tensions

The Football Association of Malaysia said it will issue a statement later Thursday, when asked if the team would be allowed to fly to Pyongyang despite the ban. The government has imposed an immediate ban on Malaysians travelling to North Korea. The feud ended in late March when Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced a deal for the tw...

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  • Former EU bureaucrat elected leader of Ukip
Former EU bureaucrat elected leader of Ukip

In a recent YouTube campaign film, he complained that "we have gone down the road of mediocracy and compromise, we don't like the idea of excelling of anything because we worry that it implies that somebody is less good". In a tweet , Farage claimed he was "delighted" with the result and said Bolton as a "man of real substance". The result came...

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  • Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talks
Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talks

In particular, the United Kingdom had been hoping for a breakthrough by the time of a summit in Brussels on October 19-20. Two years have been set aside for the Brexit talks and Britain risks crashing out of the 28-state bloc on March 29, 2019, without a deal on future trade terms.

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  • NK official handling United States affairs begins Russian Federation visit
NK official handling United States affairs begins Russian Federation visit

The ministry's Mikhail Ulyanov said the country was working "behind the scenes" to find a political solution, but admitted the use of sanctions against North Korea is nearly exhausted. North Korea's growing interactions with Russian Federation include a visit from Burmistrov to the North from July 22 to 25, which according to KCNA, was meant to d...

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  • Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to more than 57000
Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to more than 57000

Heather Handley, earth sciences professor at Sydney's Macquarie University, said the increase of tremors from Mount Agung suggests an eruption is imminent. "We want to get out of here just to be safe", said an Australian woman at Bali's airport who identified herself as Miriam. People beyond the designated Bali evacuation zone are also retreating...

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  • Supreme Court to take up auto dealership overtime case
Supreme Court to take up auto dealership overtime case

One last point: Janus involves only public-sector unions, or unions composed of state employees. The case takes aim at a decades-old practice in many states allowing public-sector unions to collect fees from workers who do not want to the belong to the union as long as the money is not spent on political activities.

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  • British climber killed after rock fall at Yosemite National Park
British climber killed after rock fall at Yosemite National Park

Rescuers found no other victims. Rock falls are common in Yosemite but seldom fatal. A series of rockfalls Wednesday afternoon on the southeast face of El Capitan killed a man and injured a woman when the giant rock slabs came tumbling down just before 2 p.m., according to park officials.

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  • ISIS releases recorded message purportedly from Baghdadi
ISIS releases recorded message purportedly from Baghdadi

The 46-minute sermon by al-Baghdadi published on Youtube and the Telegram app called for his followers to rally to not "allow lives lost in Mosul, Sirte, Raqqa, and Hama be lost in vain". Western-backed Syrian forces are also thrusting into the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, Islamic State's operational headquarters from where it plotted numerous att...

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  • MSP Director Apologizes For Facebook Post
MSP Director Apologizes For Facebook Post

It just means she didn't think she'd get caught, that it was safe to attack people for expressing their beliefs when she is charged with protecting their right to do so. "That is something that law enforcement should take to heart, not use to try to divide us further". "We have now a colonel, the leader of the state police, that has now shown a d...

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  • European Union hits truck maker Scania with hefty cartel fine
European Union hits truck maker Scania with hefty cartel fine

Scania declined to participate in the settlement talks, so the investigation against the company was carried out under the standard cartel procedure, the Commission said . An investigation found that the companies had conspired to fix the price of trucks and also charged customers for implementing technology aimed at reducing emissions.

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  • Parents of OH student speak out against North Korea
Parents of OH student speak out against North Korea

According to the medical report , Warmbier died primarily from "complications of chronic anoxic/ischemic encephalopathy", meaning his brain was deprived of oxygen. The report also said his body was "well-nourished" and that his teeth were "original and well-formed", the Enquirer reported, a difference from reports by his parents that his teeth loo...

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  • Interpol Votes to Accept 'State of Palestine' as Member Country
Interpol Votes to Accept 'State of Palestine' as Member Country

Israel consistently opposes such attempts and lobbies hard against them. More than 75 per cent of Interpol members are said to have voted to approve the Palestinian bid. He said he was concerned that the Palestinians would now issue Interpol "red notices", which the U.S. Justice Department describes as the closest instrument to an worldwide ...

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  • Veterans weigh in on NFL national anthem protests
Veterans weigh in on NFL national anthem protests

Trump found himself mired in controversy after suggesting NFL team owners should fire players who knelt during the national anthem , during a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday. Kaepernick, who is unsigned this season, began dropping to a knee during the national anthem past year in demonstration against police brutality and injustice.

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  • Equifax CEO a Purdue grad
Equifax CEO a Purdue grad

The company said its board will launch a search for a new CEO and consider both internal and external candidates. If the review does not find Smith at fault, he could walk away with a retirement package of at least $18.48 million, with the value of the stock and options he was paid over his 12-year tenure.

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  • China's coal imports from N. Korea return
China's coal imports from N. Korea return

Mr Ross said: "Chinese commercial banks had been a big route for facilitation of trade to North Korea so the fact that the People's Bank of China has put out a taboo, that's a very big deal". The release comes after data on Saturday showed China's trade with North Korea jumped in August even after the United Nations sanctions, mainly driven by a ri...

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  • Iran missile test condemned by USA and Israel 'never happened'
Iran missile test condemned by USA and Israel 'never happened'

Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal despite USA pressure to stop. Reports of the launch came on the heels of widespread condemnation of Iran's ballistic missile program during the United Nations General Assembly and was widely interpr...

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  • Missouri sending National Guard to help US Virgin Islands hurricane recovery
Missouri sending National Guard to help US Virgin Islands hurricane recovery

A group who flew down and retrieved the animals from overcrowded shelters also treated many animals while they were there. Upon arrival, the pets were taken to Gear's farm, nearby shelters, new families or by other rescue organizations. Then she needed crates - plastic traveling cases for the cats and dogs - to ensure they would be transported sa...

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  • Jose Mourinho calls for 'balanced' Manchester United performance
Jose Mourinho calls for 'balanced' Manchester United performance

The big Belgian striker has had to wait five years since his arrival in England to play in the competition - and has now struck three goals in his first two games at Europe's top table. That suggests Eric Bailly could make his Champions League debut alongside one of Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof or Axel Tuanzebe. Marouane Fellaini , moreov...

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  • Donald Trump's Potentially Illegal Habit of Deleting Tweets Is Getting More Ridiculous
Donald Trump's Potentially Illegal Habit of Deleting Tweets Is Getting More Ridiculous

Three recent Trump tweets about unusual were deleted Tuesday night, according to ProPublica , which tracks deleted tweets. In a political twist, the race was the stage for a proxy war of sorts between Trump and his recently ousted White House chief strategist Steve Bannon , who backed Moore .

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