• Stephen Parry resigns after confirmation of United Kingdom citizenship
Stephen Parry resigns after confirmation of United Kingdom citizenship

The senior government figure said he had made a decision to resign with "a heavy heart" after the British home office confirmed he was a citizen by descent through his father. Parry quoted former US president Abraham Lincoln who said in 1864, "I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me".

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  • Trump backs off call to send NYC attacker to Guantanamo
Trump backs off call to send NYC attacker to Guantanamo

Trump reiterated his pro-death penalty position Thursday morning, and added that he no longer supports moving the accused attacker to the prison at Guantanamo Bay because it could "take much longer". Saipov could also offer information to authorities helpful beyond his case, because a suspected terrorist in custody also lets investigators delve...

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  • Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled: Check The List
Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled: Check The List

The CPSC's recall includes 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers, including models previously recalled in March 2009 and February 2015 . Customers are urged to contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and for instructions on returning the recalled unit.

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  • Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination
Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination

Clovis, who was a major supporter of Trump and who worked on his 2016 presidential campaign, was nominated to be the USDA's chief scientist despite the fact that he has no science or academic credentials. The president told the Times , "I'm actually not angry at anybody". Josh Chafetz , a professor at Cornell University Law School, said lawmake...

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  • At Least 8 Killed, 11 Injured in New York Terror Attack
At Least 8 Killed, 11 Injured in New York Terror Attack

Saipov was then reported to to have jumped out of the disabled vehicle with two guns in his hand, while shouting " Allahu Akbar " prompting police to draw their guns and fire. Police said the then vehicle continued south striking another vehicle. From NBC : "At least five people have been shot on the street in lower Manhattan, police sources tel...

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  • Catalan leader won't return to Spain
Catalan leader won't return to Spain

Removed from office by the Spanish authorities on 27 October, a few hours after his unilateral independence proclamation of the "Republic of Catalan", Carles Puigdemont travelled to Belgium on Monday when the Spanish authorities made a decision to take control of the Catalan institutions.

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  • Parent who held teacher hostage gunned down by police
Parent who held teacher hostage gunned down by police

A school in Riverside, California, was evacuated after a parent reportedly barricaded him or herself inside a classroom, officials said Tuesday, Oct. At 5:50 p.m., more than six hours after the standoff began, a police team entered the room using flash-bang devices and shot the suspect, police said.

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  • United Kingdom police say serious collision in London not terrorism-related
United Kingdom police say serious collision in London not terrorism-related

The incident, in Southampton Street, Covent Garden, is not believed to be terror-related, police have said. Dozens of police, ambulance and fire vehicles attended the scene. In a statement, the Met said it was are "aware of injuries", but are awaiting further confirmation. "We worked closely with other members of the emergency services at the s...

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  • Rafael Nadal ends year as world number one
Rafael Nadal ends year as world number one

Speaking after victory on Wednesday, the Spaniard said: "I'm very, very happy for everything". After a wrist injury previous year cost Rafael Nadal his streak of 11 consecutive top-five seasons, the King of Clay came back stronger than just about anyone could have anticipated, a journey that he cemented on Wednesday by clinching his finish at W...

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  • Fresno County earns
Fresno County earns "C" grade on preterm birth report card

The March of Dimes index of racial/ethnic disparity ("disparity index") in preterm birth provides a measure of the differences, or disparities, in preterm birth rates across racial/ethnic groups within a geographic area. Stewart, president of the March of Dimes, said in a statement. Black women are 49 percent more likely to deliver preterm comp...

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  • Starbucks' holiday cups have a different spin this year
Starbucks' holiday cups have a different spin this year

While we're keeping our fingers crossed that we too will be able to add personal touches to our cups of toffee nut latte this year, Starbucks hasn't yet revealed the UK's holiday cups , or confirmed when they will launch. on Wednesday morning and it's safe to say they're full of festive cheer. "We love the idea of everyone making this year's cup...

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  • Australia to ban climbing Uluru from 2019
Australia to ban climbing Uluru from 2019

Tourists will be banned from climbing Uluru within two years. The park board in 2010 indicated it would close the formation to climbing if the activity was declining and if other park experiences were attracting visitors. At least 37 people have died attempting to climb the rock since records of fatalities began in the 1950s. More than 30 people ...

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  • Treat New York terrorist as enemy combatant, say some United States lawmakers
Treat New York terrorist as enemy combatant, say some United States lawmakers

Trump stated that his administration was "today starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery program ". "They'll go through court for years", Mr Trump said, adding that "what we have right now is a joke, and it's a laughing stock".

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  • Trump orders tougher vetting after NY attack
Trump orders tougher vetting after NY attack

He published a follow-up stating that the U.S. "must not allow ISIS to return" and that he was planning to "step up our already Extreme Vetting Program". "This is a very painful day in our city", New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stated after the attack. Saipov, said to be from Uzbekistan, is under police custody.

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  • Excess of Halloween candy can be donated to soldiers, veterans
Excess of Halloween candy can be donated to soldiers, veterans

Kool Smiles at 1852 Bluffton Road will collect trick-or-treat candy from children in exchange for a toy. At Halloween, kids often get a lot of candy - too much candy to eat before it goes bad. Shah says this is important to her because it shows troops we're thinking about them at other times besides Christmas. Dr. David Pedley of Brownsville is...

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  • Azerbaijani, Russian and Iranian presidents to meet in Tehran today
Azerbaijani, Russian and Iranian presidents to meet in Tehran today

Stressing that the first trilateral summit was held in Baku in August 2016 on the initiative of Azerbaijan , President Aliyev said that this format has a wonderful future. Moscow has stood by Tehran as well while Trump has refused to re-certify the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers including Russian Federation.

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  • NTPC plant explosion kills at least 10: Ten major developments
NTPC plant explosion kills at least 10: Ten major developments

Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) talking to media said, "Our primary objective is to rescue people and provide immediate medical treatment". A statement from the National Thermal Power Corporation ( NTPC ) reported a "sudden abnormal sound" around 3.30pm at a recently commissioned 500 megawatt unit of the 1550 megawatt (MW) plant in Unchahar.

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  • BJP chief on Dhumal
BJP chief on Dhumal

With just 10 days left for polling, Dhumal's nomination is being seen as clear acknowledgement that the faction-ridden saffron outfit has been left with no choice but to back the 73-year-old against incumbent CM Virbhadra Singh; the 83-year-old is playing emotional card to win the state.

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  • Halloween weather won't be frightful for trick-or-treaters
Halloween weather won't be frightful for trick-or-treaters

However, any showers should be mostly scattered and light and also not last that long. Hood said peak candy-canvassing time - especially for the younger crowd - is before sunset, giving children plenty of time to avoid the bulk of rain chances.

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  • Modi, BJP capitalizes on Sardar Patel birth anniversary ahead of Gujarat polls
Modi, BJP capitalizes on Sardar Patel birth anniversary ahead of Gujarat polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier on October 28 during his "Mann Ki Baat" radio programme had urged the nation to participate in " Run for Unity " in order to pay tribute to Sardar Patel . "PM Modi also said", His momentous service and monumental contribution to India can never be forgotten". Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind , Vice Presi...

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