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And despite his warning over the timing of the operation, Michael told MPs confidence was high among Iraqi forces leading efforts to recapture Mosul from the militants. The Peshmerga , who are also deployed north and northwest of the city, said they secured "a significant stretch" of the 80km (50 mile) road between Erbil, their capital, and Mosul, about an hour's drive to the west.
  • Rains, wind kick off stormy few days in the Northwest

    Rains, wind kick off stormy few days in the Northwest

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    The systems are remnants of Typhoon Songda, brought to the region by an atmospheric river, which is also expected to bring rain to parts of California. This is not typical of a fall Inland Northwest storm. "Small boats and kayaks should stay off Pyramid Lake". This is likely to result in areas of flooding.
  • Creepy clown sightings in Hampshire

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    Sgt. Aaron Shatto of the Natrona County Sheriffs Office says, "The Natrona County Sheriffs Office is aware of the clown sighting throughout the nation we ask the public if they actually see a clown certainly if their suspicious of that clown to contact the local law enforcement and we will come out and investigate it".
  • China ready to explore India's nuclear pact membership

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    Modi is likely to raise the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism with the Russian president. Bric was formed in 2009 when it was called Bric, consisted of Brazi, Russia, India and China. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited would sign three documents - a share holder's agreement, a memorandum of understanding and an article of association for the joint venture - with Rostec Corporation and Russian Helicopters, paving the way for local production of one of the world's most well known helicopters in ...
  • Change of guard : Security Council backs Portugal's Guterres as United Nations chief

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    The recommendation from the Security Council will now go to the UN's 193-member General Assembly, which is expected to vote next week on whether or not to appoint him for a five-year term, starting on January 1, 2017. In April, Guterres pledged to present a roadmap for gender parity at all levels of the United Nations if elected. Mr Guterres served as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees between 2005-15 leading the organisation as crises broke out in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Europe was ...
  • Zuma to interdict Madonsela over 'state capture' draft report'

    Zuma to interdict Madonsela over 'state capture' draft report'

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    Madonsela's last day in office is Friday, the 14th of October. The DA looks forward to the ANC's parliamentary caucus taking swift action against Jacob Zuma, given their recent apology for the handling of the Nkandla matter, and new-found and belated respect for the institution of the Public Protector.
  • Arms seized from dead terrorists had Pakistan markings

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    A nuclear war between Pakistan and India would kill 20 million people in a week, according to one study . Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit. Details regarding the tit-for-tat attack that took place in the summer of 2011 have come out amid heightened India-Pakistan tensions marked by an Indian surgical strike on September 29.
  • 5-year-old boy revived after boat capsizes off San Francisco

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    The 34-foot boat was carrying 27 adults and three children when it flipped over around 4pm on Saturday while it was 100 yards from Pier 45, Gisele Talkoff of the San Francisco police said. The Marine Unit of the San Francisco Police Department on Monday located the sunken vessel, which remains underwater. "This could have been really, really catastrophic", he said.
  • Wisconsin GOP unity rally begins without Trump

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    Since yesterday's revelation of grotesque comments in which the GOP nominee for President brags about sexually assaulting women and more, Republicans across the country are running for the exits. Later, asked whether nothing that Trump has done, said or proposed up to this point had disqualified him from receiving Dickerson's vote, the senator paused again, formulating his response.
  • Korea summons China's consul general over illegal fishing boat clash

    Korea summons China's consul general over illegal fishing boat clash

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    It is not easy to actually seize them as the authorities' boats in crackdown operations are outnumbered by the Chinese vessels, the official said. Violent confrontations could escalate between South Korea and Chinese boats found fishing in its waters after the USA ally sanctioned a greater use of force, including the use of firearms, to control its sea border.
  • BJP slams opposition parties over PM's Lucknow visit

    BJP slams opposition parties over PM's Lucknow visit

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    He left after watching the ritual slaying of Ravan - the first Prime Minister to celebrate Vijaya Dashami outside Delhi. "Terrorism does not have any boundary". Speaking at the occasion, PM Modi said: "We burn Ravan every year". The entire world is being destroyed...if you think that we are insulated against terrorism, we are in the wrong.