• SA now the front-runner to host Rugby World Cup 2023
SA now the front-runner to host Rugby World Cup 2023

This was supported throughout by stringent independent evaluation and analysis from The Sports Consultancy to ensure evidence-based objectivity and consistent application against a set of weighted scoring criteria based on the following World Rugby objectives, which were agreed by the Board, noted by Council and communicated to the host candidates....

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  • White House on Mueller Investigation: 'Facts Are on Our Side'
White House on Mueller Investigation: 'Facts Are on Our Side'

Papadopoulos was one of five people announced to be part of Trump's foreign policy team in March of past year. The 31-page Manafort indictment unsealed Monday morning does not reference his work a chairman of the Trump campaign. "What the Clinton campaign did, what the DNC did was actually exchange money, they took a meeting", Sanders said. ...

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  • Gary Neville compares Jose Mourinho to boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather
Gary Neville compares Jose Mourinho to boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather

Right now we're doing very well, winning games. Svilar denied United again on the half-hour, pushing Romelu Lukaku's low strike behind, but fortune would desert the teenager once again on the brink of half-time. "For me, he is untouchable for my team and untouchable also in the support and the respect that he deserves from the fans", the United...

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  • I-66 driver killed when pedestrian jumped from overpass
I-66 driver killed when pedestrian jumped from overpass

According to WJLA , her friend was in the passenger seat and, when the boy crashed through the windshield, had to gain control of the steering wheel and steered it off the interstate. Patrick Harris , Marisa's father said in a statement that, "That's the irony that we're looking at right now". The impact of the boy landing on the vehicle incap...

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  • Safety tips you should remember on Halloween night
Safety tips you should remember on Halloween night

Agree on a specific meeting time and destination for older children that may be trick-or-treating alone. When approaching a crosswalk or intersection, even if you, as a pedestrian, have the right of way, check to ensure a driver has stopped and also make eye contact with the driver so they know you are there.

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  • Facebook To Make Political Ads More Transparent On Platform
Facebook To Make Political Ads More Transparent On Platform

The three hearings are an October 31 Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee hearing, on "Extremist Content and Russian Disinformation Online: Working with Tech to Find Solutions"; a November 1 (9:30 a.m.) Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing on social media influence in elections, and a House Select Intelligence Committee hearing November 1 at ...

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  • Peter Madsen admits dismembering body of Swedish journalist
Peter Madsen admits dismembering body of Swedish journalist

He previously claimed she had an accident but now says she died from carbon monoxide poisoning suffered inside Madsen's submarine while he was out of harm's way on the vessel's deck. He also changed his account of her death to claim she was killed by carbon monoxide poisoning . He said he had buried her at sea. On 5 September, he changed his stor...

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  • Tony Podesta steps down from lobbying firm after Manafort indictment
Tony Podesta steps down from lobbying firm after Manafort indictment

Tony Podesta's firm is apparently referenced in the Manafort indictment and today he stepped down from the Podesta group amid a rising tide of allegations that his firm acted untoward in their dealings with Manafort and Ukrainian clients.

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  • Severe Weather Bringing High Winds, Torrential Downpours
Severe Weather Bringing High Winds, Torrential Downpours

The wind component of this storm system appears it will cause the most issues. And Sunday should be mostly cloudy with a high near 60. This will likely transition to a High Wind Warning by Sunday morning. In addition to the wind there is also a Flash Flooding Threat. A flash-flood watch for the area remains in effect until 4 a.m. Monday, stemmi...

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  • Masoud Barzani's resignation leads to Kurdish infighting
Masoud Barzani's resignation leads to Kurdish infighting

The veteran guerrilla leader has run Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region since 2005, presiding with a firm hand as the region prospered while the rest of Iraq struggled in civil war. It was a tarnishing of Barzani's legacy, many said. "We thought that the global community would reward the peshmerga and the people of Kurdistan in return".

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  • North Korea agents arrested in China
North Korea agents arrested in China

They have often accompanied Kim to official events since he took power in 2011, in a break from the past when former leaders' spouses or sisters rarely made public appearances. "It has come to have the dream of the women who want to be more lovely be realised". Ri's presence is so rare that rumors about her whereabouts started circulating after...

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  • Court bars Trump from changing transgender troops policy
Court bars Trump from changing transgender troops policy

The order is in effect only while the case is still being heard in court, and a final decision on the case once it has concluded will determine what happens to Trump's ban . At the same time, however, she dismissed the plaintiffs' motion to block a ban on funding for sex-reassignment surgery. Kollar-Kotelly didn't rule on the use of governme...

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  • First Freight Train on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Departs Port of Baku
First Freight Train on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Departs Port of Baku

The opening of track ceremony was attended by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev , President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev , Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov .

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  • Israeli judoka wins gold in UAE but not under Israel flag
Israeli judoka wins gold in UAE but not under Israel flag

Following the event, Israeli's Channel 2 news quoted Flicker as saying, "Israel is my country, and I'm proud to be Israeli". After discriminating against world-class Israeli athletes at an worldwide tournament, hosts in the United Arab Emirates express remorse.

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  • Head Coach Jim McElwain, Florida Football Officially Part Ways
Head Coach Jim McElwain, Florida Football Officially Part Ways

However, McElwain won division titles in his first two seasons with Florida, becoming the first coach to do so since the conference went to a title-game format, and he was named the 2015 SEC coach of the year. The Gators' offense is ranked 112th in yards per game this season . It paid off - the indoor practice facility opened before his first seas...

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  • Michael Moore's Show Had Been A
Michael Moore's Show Had Been A "Failure" Said Donald Trump

It was not, however, "forced to close", as the president erroneously insisted. Moore responded in a series of tweets directed at the President, criticising his presidency and mocking numerous tropes of Trump's tweets. R u trying 2 distract us from this? Yet u are more upset that so many ppl saw my B'way show. Michael Moore performs onstage wi...

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  • SEAL Team 6 members under investigation in death of Green Beret
SEAL Team 6 members under investigation in death of Green Beret

He was on assignment for counterterrorism and training. Agents from the Army's Criminal Investigation Command spent months on the case before handing it off last month to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. When contacted separately Saturday, Melgar's widow, Michelle, and his brother, Shawn, declined to comment. The report of the mysterious...

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  • Austin authorities say 3 shot by gunman dressed as Santa
Austin authorities say 3 shot by gunman dressed as Santa

Police were called to an Austin neighborhood at 6:12 a.m. on Sunday after receiving reports of multiple people being shot. Four individuals at the party were injured, Fox News reported . Police found the suspect at the nearby residence, according to Knouse, where he was arrested "without force or without any further incident". They are attemptin...

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  • Heavy rain on Sunday — ACCUWEATHER ALERT
Heavy rain on Sunday — ACCUWEATHER ALERT

Our focus is for a 6 hour window in which we may see hurricane force winds along the shoreline of CT tonight. In western CT, there is a chance of between 2inches to 5 inches of rain . Make sure you watch Eyewitness News for updates on your weather forecast. Showers may linger into Monday . The rains started overnight and will intensify thro...

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  • Boy leads mom, police on high-speed chase in his 2nd joyride
Boy leads mom, police on high-speed chase in his 2nd joyride

His mother and her boyfriend quickly called 911 as the boy drove away. The high-speed pursuit eventually ends when the stolen auto is spun into a road sign by a police SUV. His mother arrived at the scene shortly after the crash. No one was injured in the incident and no other cars were damaged during the chase. Officers told The Tribune that t...

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