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Latest NewsSecurity tight in Canada as police probe Parliament gunman’s ties
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Security tight in Canada as
police probe Parliament gunman’s ties
Ottawa, October 25 - Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday as the police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the Parliament building had help in plotting his attack.
Groups of Ottawa residents gathered early around the national war memorial where the soldier, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, was slain on Wednesday at the start of a brazen daylight a [ ... ]

Latest NewsUS student opens fire at school; injures 6, kills self
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US student opens fire at
school; injures 6, kills self
Los Angeles, October 25 - A student opened fire at a US school today, injuring six persons before killing himself, the Seattle Times reported, citing law enforcement sources. Live TV pictures showed swarms of police and emergency workers descending on the Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the western state of Washington.
The shooting occurred in the school cafeteria, according to multiple reports.
"I was eating... I heard four [ ... ]

Latest NewsHK students seek vote to decide future of protests
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HK students seek vote
to decide future of protests
Hong Kong, October 25 - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps. The three main groups behind the demonstrations said yesterday they would register public opinion at the main downtown protest site, where thousands remain camped out.
Hong Kong's government has offered to submit a report to the cent [ ... ]

Latest NewsEbola reaches New York
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Ebola reaches New York
Doctor tests positive for virus after return from Guinea

New York, October 25 - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city.
Dr Craig Spencer, 33, was placed in a quarantined unit at Bellevue Hospital on Thursday, six days after returning from Guinea, renewing p [ ... ]

Latest NewsBadal unveils Golden Temple plaza
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Badal unveils Golden
Temple plaza
Amritsar, October 23 - Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal today dedicated the first phase of the Golden Temple entrance plaza to the people here this evening. This will pave the way for easy movement of the pilgrims at the main entrance of the holy shrine.
Dedicating the plaza, the CM termed it as an architectural marvel which was a tribute by the state government to add to the glory of Darbar Sahib.
The CM said the SAD-BJP g [ ... ]

Latest NewsDrugmakers join hands to fight Ebola
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Drugmakers join hands
to fight Ebola
*Plan to make millions of vaccine doses
*J&J says has discussed collaboration with GSK
London, October 23 - Leading drugmakers plan to work together to accelerate development of an Ebola vaccine and produce millions of doses of the most effective experimental product for use next year.
Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday that it aims to produce at least 1 million doses of its two-step vaccine next year and has already discussed collabora [ ... ]

Latest NewsDespite talks, no end in sight to protests in HK
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Despite talks, no end in
sight to protests in HK
Hong Kong, October 23 - Hong Kong student leaders said today they may shun further talks with the government, accusing it of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass pro-democracy rallies and roadblocks.
The comments are a blow to the city's Beijing-backed leaders who had expressed hopes for fresh rounds of talks after meeting face-to-face with students yesterday night for the first time.
The negotiations are widely seen [ ... ]

Latest News‘Watergate’ editor Bradlee dies at 93
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‘Watergate’ editor
Bradlee dies at 93
Washington, October 23 - Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday aged 93.
Bradlee's death at his Washington home of natural causes was announced by the Post, which reported late last month that he had begun hospice care after suffering from Alzhei [ ... ]

Latest NewsKhattar is Haryana CM front-runner
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Khattar is Haryana
CM front-runner
Chandigarh, October 20 - Manohar Lal Khattar could be the next Chief Minister of Haryana. Khattar, who won from the Karnal Assembly segment, is said to be close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prior to the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting, Haryana BJP chief Ram Bilas Sharma's name was also being considered for the top post, but sources said the party leadership chose Khattar.
Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah met after the Parliamentary Board meeting and it [ ... ]

Latest NewsStreet clashes erupt in HK despite imminent talks
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Street clashes erupt in HK
despite imminent talks
Hong Kong, October 20 - Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong early on Sunday for a second night, deepening a sense of impasse between a government with limited options and a pro-democracy movement increasingly willing to confront the police.
The worst political crisis in Hong Kong since Britain handed the free-wheeling capitalist city back to China in 1997 entered its fourth week with no sign of a resolution despite talks scheduled for tw [ ... ]

Latest NewsTurkey no to arming Syrian Kurds
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Turkey no to arming
Syrian Kurds
Istanbul, October 20 - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today rejected calls for Turkey to arm the main Kurdish party in Syria, describing the group as a terrorist organisation. Erdogan said the Democratic Union Party (PYD) was the same as the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a 30-year insurgency for self-rule in southeastern Turkey.
The armed wing of the PYD, the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), has been engaged in heavy fig [ ... ]

Latest NewsBishops scrap welcome to gays
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Bishops scrap
welcome to gays
Vatican City, October 20 - Catholic bishops have scrapped their landmark welcome to gays, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.
The bishops yesterday approved a final report covering a host of issues related to Catholic family life, acknowledging there were "positive elements" in civil heterosexual unions outside the church and even in ca [ ... ]

Latest NewsFrenzied supporters greet Jaya after release from jail
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Frenzied supporters greet
Jaya after release from jail
Bangalore, October 19 - Rarely has a convict in a corruption case got such a grand welcome on release from prison as AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa received today as she emerged from Bangalore’s Central Prison after staying in jail for three weeks.
mil Nadu Chief Minister of O Panneerselvam, who replaced Jayalalithaa after her conviction, was present in Bangalore along with other AIADMK leade [ ... ]

Latest NewsCounting today; BJP upbeat, Cong tense
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Counting today; BJP upbeat,
Cong tense
New Delhi, October 19 - As counting of votes to form new governments in Haryana and Maharashtra begins tomorrow, the BJP appears upbeat, riding high on favourable exit poll predictions.
Congress leaders appear resigned to the party's fate in the polls, giving more than ample hints that it was unlikely to return to power in the two states.
The counting will start at 8 am and initial trends shall be available by 10 am, said officials. Tight security  [ ... ]

Latest NewsGovt to open talks with democracy protesters on Oct 21
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Govt to open talks with
democracy protesters on Oct 21
Hong Kong, October 19 - Hong Kong's embattled government said it would open talks with student protesters on Tuesday, after three nights of clashes between police and demonstrators who have staged huge pro-democracy rallies for nearly three weeks.
The city's leader Leung Chun-ying made a dramatic U-turn on Thursday as he announced a resumption of talks with the Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS), one of the groups leading the pr [ ... ]

Latest NewsTop-secret space plane lands on California coast
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Top-secret space plane
lands on California coast
California, October 19 - A top-secret space plane landed yesterday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast.
The plane spent nearly two years circling Earth on a classified mission. Known as the X-37B, it resembles a mini space shuttle. It safely touched down at 9:24 am on Friday, officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base said.
Just what the plane was doing during its 674 days in orbit has been the subject of sometimes spectacu [ ... ]

Latest NewsWHO promises analysis of Ebola response, won’t comment on flaws
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WHO promises analysis of
Ebola response, won’t
comment on flaws
Geneva, October 19 - The World Health Organization promised on Saturday that it would publish a full review of its handling of the Ebola crisis once the outbreak was under control, in response to a leaked document that appeared to acknowledge it had failed to do enough.
The WHO said in a statement that it would not comment on an internal document cited in an Associated Press story on Friday, saying it was a first d [ ... ]

Latest NewsTrade unions junk labour reforms
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Trade unions junk labour reforms
*Say PM’s policy anti-worker, will give corporates a free hand
*Call for nationwide stir on Dec 5

New Delhi, October 18 - Trade unions have slammed the latest labour reforms announced by the Central Government and called for a nationwide protest on December 5.
In the name of labour reforms and attracting investments, corporate houses were being strengthened, said union leaders. “The government is curtailing the rights of workers and they are bei [ ... ]

Latest NewsSC gives bail to Jaya in graft case
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SC gives bail to
Jaya in graft case
New Delhi, October 18 - The Supreme Court today ordered the release of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on bail and suspended the four-year jail term handed out to her in a corruption case by a trial court in Bangaluru on September 27.
A three-member Bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu passed the order, going by the directive in a Constitution Bench judgment of the apex court in 2001 that convicts in corruption cases should ordinarily [ ... ]

Latest NewsFresh clashes erupt in HK as activists regroup
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Fresh clashes erupt in
HK as activists regroup
Hong Kong, October 18 - The Hong Kong riot police used pepper spray and baton charged crowds of pro-democracy protesters on Friday evening as tension escalated after a pre-dawn clearance of a major protest zone in the Chinese-controlled financial hub.
Crowds of protesters headed to the gritty and congested Mongkok district after work and school on Friday evening, across the harbour from the heart of the civil disobedience movement near gover [ ... ]

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