• Puigdemont Urges Parliament to Discuss Spain's Decision to Curb Catalan Autonomy
Puigdemont Urges Parliament to Discuss Spain's Decision to Curb Catalan Autonomy

The Spanish government is activating a previously untapped constitutional article to take control of the Catalonia region in a bid to stop a rebellion from separatist politicians. Barcelona mayor Ada Colau, who opposes independence without a valid referendum, called Rajoy's measures "a serious attack" on self-government in Catalonia.

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  • Trump says he will let JFK assassination documents be released
Trump says he will let JFK assassination documents be released

The Washington Post reported that Trump had been urged by government agencies, including the CIA to keep the documents secret. Over the years, the National Archives have released most of the documents, either in full or partially redacted.

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  • New Zealand's Ardern vows govt of change
New Zealand's Ardern vows govt of change

Ardern wants to curb immigration, ban foreign speculators from buying homes and build thousands more affordable houses. Ardern said Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull had called her and their conversation was "incredibly warm and friendly".

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  • Dominant India thrash Malaysia 6-2 in Asia Cup
Dominant India thrash Malaysia 6-2 in Asia Cup

India will take on the victor of Malaysia and South Korea in the final on Sunday. Pakistan will play in the third position match tomorrow (Sunday). India coach Sjoerd Marijne said: "We had a good game against Malaysia in the round robin (won 6-2) and it would be nice to see if we can match that performance again in the final again".

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  • Ireland Bracing Itself For Storm Brian
Ireland Bracing Itself For Storm Brian

In coastal areas, the Met Office estimates gusts of around 70 miles an hour. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for some parts of Ireland , and a yellow wind warning for some parts of the UK. A Met Office meteorologist, Craig Snell, said people should beware of venturing outdoors onto coastal walkways over the weekend. National Rail wa...

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  • Apple Shares Fall With iPhone 8 Demand Decline
Apple Shares Fall With iPhone 8 Demand Decline

Pacific Crest upgraded shares of Apple from a sector weight rating to an overweight rating and set a $187.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday. The CEO of Rogers Communications said demand for Apple's new iPhone 8 is "anemic", during the company's earnings call today, reports CBC. Apple was yet to release figures for ...

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  • Everton match turns to chaos as fan punches player
Everton match turns to chaos as fan punches player

Merseyside Police can confirm officers are investigating following a disturbance on the pitch during a football match between Everton and Lyon at Goodison Park last night, Thursday 19th October. That was just one of those times". " Ashley Williams and Everton will surely face further sanction from UEFA once video evidence is studied", he...

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  • Indiana Unemployment Increases In September
Indiana Unemployment Increases In September

The New England unemployment rate averaged 3.9 percent. The Hoosier state was tied for the 17th lowest jobless rate nationally in September, but was seventh out of the 12 Midwestern states, trailing North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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  • Assad discusses military cooperation with visiting Iranian general
Assad discusses military cooperation with visiting Iranian general

Bagheri arrived in Damascus on Wednesday to exchange views with senior Syrian officials over issues of mutual interests. General Mohammad Baqeri pledged to increase cooperation with Syria's military to fight Israel and insurgents, Iranian and Syrian state media said.

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  • Tillerson raps China as 'predatory' rule breaker
Tillerson raps China as 'predatory' rule breaker

While President Donald Trump has looked to deepen cooperation with China on addressing the nuclear threat from North Korea, he's also sought a closer relationship with India, which shares USA worries on Islamic extremism. That official stressed that Tillerson "did say that we obviously want constructive relations with China". China, he said, uses...

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  • Senator Calls For Withdrawal Of President's Drug Czar Nomination
Senator Calls For Withdrawal Of President's Drug Czar Nomination

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino , a Pennsylvania Republican, has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the nation's next drug czar . "And Tom Marino said, 'Look, I'll take a pass". Chief DEA Administrative Law Judge John J. Mulrooney II agreed. It sailed through Congress and was passed by unanimous co...

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  • Washington gets REAL ID extension through October 2018
Washington gets REAL ID extension through October 2018

ME is receiving a yearlong extension from enforcement of federal requirements for state driver's licenses and ID cards. Real ID is a 2005 federal law that set minimum security standards for identification. DMV said OR already meets the majority of Real ID requirements. That gave the state the grounds to seek the extension that was granted Wednesd...

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  • Donald Trump drops 92 places in the Forbes rich list
Donald Trump drops 92 places in the Forbes rich list

Trump ranked No. 156 in 2016. This year's Forbes 400 list was the most discerning of all, as the magazine reported that the minimum net worth required to be included hit a record high of $2 billion. Forbes ranked the first billionaire president as the 248th-wealthiest person in America and put his wealth at $3.1 billion. The value of Trump's...

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  • US Supercarrier Patrols Near North Korea to Deter Military Moves by Pyongyang
US Supercarrier Patrols Near North Korea to Deter Military Moves by Pyongyang

According to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll published Thursday, a majority of Americans (54 per cent) - Republicans and Democrats - view North Korea as the most immediate threat to the country. On Monday, Kim In Ryong, North Korea's deputy U.N. envoy, told a U.N. General Assembly committee the Korean peninsula situation had reached a touch-and-go...

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  • Mass Shooting Claims Three at Maryland Workplace: Sheriff
Mass Shooting Claims Three at Maryland Workplace: Sheriff

Deputies arrived in four minutes but there was no sign of Prince. The victims and the suspect worked for Advanced Granite Solutions. Caba was shaken and would not provide additional details. The person wrote: "I felt very threatened because he is a big guy and very aggressive on me". He says Prince opened fire with a handgun and police are looking ...

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  • 'Horrific:' 2 children killed in stabbing, allegedly by brother
'Horrific:' 2 children killed in stabbing, allegedly by brother

Colorado Springs Police have arrested a second suspect in a shooting near Doherty High School in September. Police were called to the 3300 block of Queen Anne Way, just southwest of N. The arrest papers go on to say an interview was conducted with Murphy by a detective. So, he took the knife, which he'd purchased several months earlier, and beg...

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  • Remains of Missing 21-Year-Old Hikers Found Embracing Each Other
Remains of Missing 21-Year-Old Hikers Found Embracing Each Other

Sunday in a remote region of Joshua Tree National Park . Rachel Nguyen, 20, and Joseph Orbeso , 21, entered the park about 6:45 a.m. July 27. Joseph's father Gilbert Orbeso, was with searchers when the discovery was made. The couple disappeared while hiking in the area on July, sparking massive searches led by Joseph's dad Gilbert Orbeso. ...

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  • Google headquarters to headline Toronto's plan for a high-tech waterfront community
Google headquarters to headline Toronto's plan for a high-tech waterfront community

Trudeau joined Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt , and Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory to introduce the project . "This will create a testbed for new technologies", Trudeau said. "This announcement about Sidewalk and one of the first sort of big scale district developments is an affirma...

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  • Three policemen among six killed in Quetta blast
Three policemen among six killed in Quetta blast

The nature of blast is yet to be ascertained. While talking to media at site of blast, Balochistan Interior Minister Sarfraz Bugti stated that police vehicle was targeted around 8:25 am today. He said that following the success of operation Zarbe-Azab now the enemies are making cowardice attacks from Afghanistan. Security forces have already co...

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  • Scaramucci Post Gives Holocaust Deniers A Voice With Offensive Tweet
Scaramucci Post Gives Holocaust Deniers A Voice With Offensive Tweet

Scaramucci himself was in the United Kingdom when the controversy was sparked Tuesday morning. Six million Jews and millions of others lost their lives. "I take full responsibility for it". Following the harsh backlash the poll received, The Scaramucci Post deleted the tweet and issued an apology , stating social media director Lance Laifer ...

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  • Ask Kelly whether Obama called after his son was killed in action
Ask Kelly whether Obama called after his son was killed in action

CBS News also received confirmation from aides who worked in both the Clinton and Bush White Houses that both presidents did, in fact, call family members of fallen soldiers. He said it was possible that Mr Obama "did sometimes" but "other presidents did not call". "It is the toughest calls I have to make are the calls where this happens, soldier...

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  • Babar Azam belts second consecutive ton to blast Pakistan to ODI victory
Babar Azam belts second consecutive ton to blast Pakistan to ODI victory

Captain Upul Tharanga scored an unbeaten 112 and became the first Sri Lanka batsman to carry his bat in an ODI, before his team was bowled out for 187 in 48 overs. Since 2009, the only global team to visit Pakistan is Zimbabwe, who played five limited-overs games in Lahore in 2015. Pakistan lead five-match series 2-0 against Sri lanka ...

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  • EU Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea
EU Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

As tensions continue to simmer between the USA and North Korea , we are seeing mixed messages coming from Europe over support for the Trump administration's policy towards the hermit nation. In an interview with Bloomberg , NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that finding a diplomatic solution to the conflict between the US and North ...

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  • Microsoft's battle with USA government hits Supreme Court
Microsoft's battle with USA government hits Supreme Court

The case involved information stored on a Microsoft server in Ireland that the United States government believed it should have access to under warrants issued in the US. A coalition of 33 US states and Puerto Rico backed the Justice Department's appeal. In the appeals court, Microsoft was supported by dozens of technology and media companies inc...

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  • Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage
Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage

Joshua Boyle - who arrived at Toronto's Pearson International Airport with his wife Caitlan Coleman and their children - told reporters inside the Air Canada terminal that the Haqqani network killed a fourth child born in captivity, an infant daughter, and raped his wife.

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