• Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions
Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions

The Indian Motion Picture Artists Association announced it would ban Pakistani actors from Bollywood movies and several large Pakistani cinema chains announced they would stop showing Indian movies. In a reference to the Ramayana, he compared the Indian Army to Lord Hanuman who had crossed an ocean in a single stride after he was reminded about his...

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  • Mother of 18-year-old killed by LA police speaks
Mother of 18-year-old killed by LA police speaks

Two passengers got out and ran in different directions. Morgan said her son was shot five times in the back but police have not verified her statement. "We don't want to see a cover-up". The Times reported that dozens of people showed up at Snell's neighborhood after reports of the shooting spread among residents.

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  • Hurricane Matthew Looms As A Category 4 Storm
Hurricane Matthew Looms As A Category 4 Storm

A turn toward the west-northwest is forecast by Saturday night, followed by a turn toward the northwest on Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Matthew will approach Jamaica and southwestern Haiti on Monday. Feltgen said storm force winds and rain will arrive well before the centre of the storm. Tropical storm conditions are expected al...

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  • Cronulla Sharks win first premiership in thrilling NRL Grand Final
Cronulla Sharks win first premiership in thrilling NRL Grand Final

Andrew Fifita used all his power and aggression to brilliantly crash through several defenders to tie it up in the 69th minute. Melbourne had a chance to win the game after the siren, but Marika Koroibete was hauled down 10m from the try line to begin celebrations in the pro-Cronulla crowd.

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  • Syrian military calls on Aleppo rebels to surrender
Syrian military calls on Aleppo rebels to surrender

He said rebels could identify Lebanese and Iraqi militias by their flags. Air strikes and shelling continued on Sunday, the Observatory said. It was a setback for the rebel campaign to advance on the government-controlled city. On Saturday, the largest trauma and intensive care centre in eastern Aleppo was badly damaged by air strikes and had to cl...

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  • Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 probe criticism
Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 probe criticism

The disaster claimed 298 lives. The Russian Foreign Ministry will summoned Dutch ambassador to Moscow to explain why it is impossible to ignore the Malaysia Airlines MH17 Boeing crash data, which Russia has turned over to the Dutch side, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday.

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  • Oh Canada Redux: The Duchess Spotted in Smythe
Oh Canada Redux: The Duchess Spotted in Smythe

The couple's tour has taken them to scenically stunning parts of the Yukon and British Columbia from the lovely archipelago of Haida Gwaii to the gold rush town of Whitehorse. It's not the first time the British beauty has worn the jeans during the tour, having also chosen them when she and Prince William visited Bella Bellaand the Great Bear...

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  • Modi accused Pakistan of trying to destabilise Asia by exporting terrorism
Modi accused Pakistan of trying to destabilise Asia by exporting terrorism

Outlining India's focus for the UN General Assembly session, New Delhi's envoy to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said terrorism is the primary concern for India as well as for nations across the world. "This cowardly act was enough to shake the nation", Modi said, opening his monthly radio broadcast " Mann ki Baat " by remembering the fallen men. Ms Lo...

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  • US slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police
US slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police

Célestin Kanyama, the police commissioner for the capital, Kinshasa. Last week's clashes left dozens dead in Kinshasa, where opposition groups were demanding the resignation of President Joseph Kabila. Smith, said that Amisi and Numbi "have engaged in actions that undermine democratic processes in the DRC and repress the political rights and free...

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  • Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'
Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'

Threats are ever-present. And yet he didn't stop dreaming and he didn't stop working. Speaking at the funeral on Friday, Clinton, who presided over the Oslo accords, called Peres a "wise champion of our common humanity". Obama also appeared to be sending a message to the Israeli leader as he lauded Peres' legacy and compared him to "giants of...

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  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Akhnoor, firing on
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Akhnoor, firing on

Jammu : There is fear at the worldwide border in Jammu after the surgical strikes by India inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir or PoK. No loss of life or injury to anyone was reported in the firing, which began at 0330 hours and ended at 0600 hours.

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  • Obama orders flags at half-staff to honor Peres
Obama orders flags at half-staff to honor Peres

Many Arabs associate Peres with the wars rather than intensive peace activity and the Oslo accords with the Palestinians that earned him the Nobel Peace Prize. World leaders made plans to converge on Israel to pay tribute to Shimon Peres, the Nobel Prize-winning former prime minister who died on Wednesday, focusing renewed attention on his quest ...

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  • Saudi foreign ministry condemns passage of US September 11 law
Saudi foreign ministry condemns passage of US September 11 law

With oil prices widely expected to remain in the current trading range for some time (though commodity prices are inherently volatile), the Saudis simply can not afford to sell their assets at a discount, though they may need to slowly draw down USA assets to generate cash for expenses, especially social programs.

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  • United Nations security council to meet over escalation of Aleppo fighting
United Nations security council to meet over escalation of Aleppo fighting

There was no immediate comment from the Syrian military. He has destroyed the country and killed many people. They say air strikes have intensified, with more powerful weapons, since the new offensive began. Residents and activists said one type of bomb had produced earthquake-like tremors upon impact, razing buildings right down to their basemen...

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  • Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate showdown
Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate showdown

The nominees clashed on a number of issues during Monday's debate , including trade, taxes and the battle against ISIS. He also complained about his microphone crackling and being at a lower level than Mrs Clinton's. He said he tried not to think about the large television audience. "For 90 minutes she argued against change, while I called for...

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  • Australian state loses power as strong storm lashes region
Australian state loses power as strong storm lashes region

Some state governments have set renewable energy targets "that are extremely aggressive, extremely unrealistic, and have paid little or no attention to energy security", Turnbull told reporters in Launceston, Tasmania on Thursday. "I've been doing this for 35 years and this has nothing to do with the generation mix". Arrium administrator Mark M...

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  • Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians

Meeting with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama is still a thrill for the four-time Olympian. "To be here to celebrate not just the medals, but the entire Olympic spirit is truly an honor", she said . Hundreds of Olympic athletes clad in red Nike track jackets squeezed into the East Room of the White House as rainy weather forced the ...

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  • Sensex ends higher as banking, auto stocks lead gains
Sensex ends higher as banking, auto stocks lead gains

A roller-coaster ride thereafter also saw some indices recovering, albeit marginally, but only to fall again and close significantly lower. "As we have been stating in our earlier notes a higher open interest base always warrants caution as any untoward event like the one seen on Thursday can lead to massive deleveraging", Edelweiss Securities sai...

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  • All attempts to secure release of Indian soldier: Rajnath Singh
All attempts to secure release of Indian soldier: Rajnath Singh

Kashmir has been disputed between India and Pakistan since 1947, after the end of the British rule of the subcontinent and the following partition of the British Indian Empire into India and Pakistan. He said the world community should take notice of India's belligerence. Its decision on Tuesday to boycott a summit of South Asian leaders in Novembe...

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  • BCCI misses first deadline to implement Lodha reforms
BCCI misses first deadline to implement Lodha reforms

The SGM, which was to take a call on whether to adopt the new constitution as directed by the Supreme Court, was adjourned on technical grounds. The Board drew the apex court's ire after the Lodha committee submitted its status report before the Supreme Court listing violations committed by the BCCI vis-a-vis the panel's recommendations at it...

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