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1 student dead, another wounded in double stabbing at Abbotsford high school

I still can't stop shaking from it", said Tryston Tomlins, a Grade 11 student who saw the immediate aftermath of the attack on two female students from the third-floor overlooking the rotunda. He said staff were to be credited for their rapid response. A male suspect is in custody. Rich said classes were in session at the time of the assault, and he didn't know exactly where inside the school the two girls were attacked or whether they were together at the time, but they "weren't a long ...

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Bondi Beach aiming to add Irish accent to Australia's race

Just a week later Big Orange had won the Group Two Princess of Wales's Stakes at Newmarket for the second year in succession just as he did when he won the Group Two Goodwood Cup three weeks later. The betting market is tipping a Godolphin quinella and that is not impossible. Maher established himself as a trainer in Warrnambool in 2005. "I'll be gobsmacked and I won't be surprised what comes out of my mouth if I win", says McDonald, "but I promise I won't do a Dean Yendall".

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'Pattern of discrimination' found in Uber, Lyft research

But that may have had something to do with the functionality of Lyft, which shows user profiles before drivers accept trips. The findings in Boston and Seattle showed evidence of discrimination that manifested in either longer waits or a higher likelihood for cancellation.

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Iraqi general calls on IS militants in Mosul to surrender

Around 35,000 Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters, along with Sunni and Shia militia, are involved in the operation to reclaim Mosul from IS, which seized the city in 2014. Mosul , Iraq's second-largest city, fell to ISIS in the summer of 2014 as the militants swept over much of the country's north and central areas. Weeks later, al-Baghdadi announced the formation of a self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria from the pulpit of a Mosul mosque.

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NATO allies advance plans for east Europe troop deployment

In July, NATO leaders promised to deter Russian encroachment in ex-Soviet European states in response to Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula in 2014, which brought Russian military action uncomfortably close to other Baltic and eastern European states.

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Policeman shot dead during protests on streets of Venezuela

Venezuela's standoff deepened after congress voted to o. Anti-government protesters jammed th. But the 12-hour work stoppage, announced by the opposition during demonstrations across the country this week, was mostly ineffective, with public transport in the capital running and businesses and factories operating at near-normal levels.

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Pak mission staff declared persona non-grata over espionage

The communique reportedly named the official as Surjeet Singh, who it said has been declared persona non grata . The statement added that the Foreign secretary expressed deep concern over the activities of the Indian official that were in violation of the Vienna Convention and established diplomatic norms.

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As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton

The dispute follows years of court battles over legislation, primarily in Republican-led states, to require voters to present photo identification and curtailing practices such as early voting that tend to increase the turnout of poor and minority voters who tend to favor Democrats.

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2700 year old Hebrew papyrus mentions Jerusalem — UNESCO hardest hit

The papyrus was seized in an operation by the IAA's Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery after being stolen by antiquities robbers from a cave in the Judean desert. "The dry climate of the desert is exceptional in that it facilitates the preservation of documents that provide invaluable information regarding the way of life in antiquity and the early development of religions", he added.

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Elizabeth Warren to Donald Trump: 'Nasty women vote'

Declaring that "women have had it with men like" Trump, Warren delivered a direct message to the GOP nominee: "Get this, Donald: Nasty women are tough, nasty women are smart and nasty women vote". "For more than a year, Donald Trump has made headlines nearly every day, and where has Kelly Ayotte been?" Clinton has an 8-point lead in the state, according to the RealClearPolitics average - a margin Democrats hope will carry their nominee, Gov.

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(Hockey) Malaysia trounces China 5-1 in Asian Champions Trophy

With the upcoming match this Saturday against South Korea, P R Sreejesh is all set to ensure that they bring home the trophy of 2016 Asian Men's Hockey Champions. Despite the media hypes any Indo-Pak match, the players hardly bother and we handle the game just as professionals. "After the World League Semifinals in Antwerp past year, the Pakistan team's only outing was the Sutan Azlan Shah Cup, where we played seven matches".

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Somali pirates free hostages held for almost five years

Once extracted, the crew, from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam, will be returned to their home countries and families. The Oceans Beyond Piracy group confirmed the release and said the hostages would be repatriated using a United Nations humanitarian flight shortly before being sent to their home countries.

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Rodrigo Duterte reversing words: Philippines don't want "separation" from the US

Upon his arrival from China on Friday, Duterte clarified he is not cutting ties with the United States, but pursuing a " separation of foreign policy" from the country's decades-old ally. Duterte had previously suggested revising the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, which effectively allows the U.S.to station troops in the Philippines, and said the joint bilateral military drills earlier this month would be their last.

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Assad says Aleppo to serve as springboard for liberation

Mr Assad told Russian tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda on Friday that he regarded Aleppo as a "stepping stone" to taking back control of the entire country. Barack Obama was due to hold talks with his senior foreign policy advisers at a meeting of the National Security Council today to consider military and other options in Syria .

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Chibok girls swapped for detainees, ransom or both?

Relatives of the girls rejoiced, even before they knew whether their kin were among the freed. Numerous girls freed Thursday were carrying babies, said an aid worker who saw them in Maiduguri, where they were taken by helicopter after their release, before being flown to the capital, Abuja .

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Watch Stephen Colbert Mock Final Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Debate

Currently Silver's site puts Clinton at an 86.2% chance of winning . Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more .

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Did Russian Hackers Tip Off Donald Trump?

But Republican Senator Jeff Flake said Trump was " beyond the pale " and onetime presidential candidate Senator Lindsey Graham said if Trump loses, it will be "because he failed as a candidate". Clinton was quick to respond to the comment, saying it was "horrifying". "This criminal behavior that violates centuries of tradition of peaceful democratic elections.

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Inflation rate climbs to 1.3 per cent in September

Meanwhile, Statistics Canada reported on Friday that the consumer price index ticked up 0.1% in September, disappointing expectations for an increase of 0.2% and after a 0.3% slip the previous month. Shelter and transportation were the areas that lead the way in the increase, with prices up in all of the 8 major components for the calculation. Food prices were up 0.1 percent compared to a year ago, making for the smallest annual gain since February 2000.

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UK sends warships to watch Russian ships in English Channel

The 'Admiral Kuznetsov' was commissioned in 1990 and is so far Russia's only aircraft carrier. The carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its task force is sailing south from the Norwegian Sea on its way to Syria. The siting by Norwegian forces came a day after Syria's government-affiliated telecommunications company announced that 60 percent of the country's Internet will be down for ten days beginning Wednesday.

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London police make arrest after creepy clown incident

In a message to those who dress up as clowns to scare others, Mattie said: "All I can say to you lot out there is, it's not amusing and there are people trying to make a business out of being clowns, and you're spoiling it for everyone watching clowns".

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Red Dead Redemption 2 announced, trailer incoming on October 20

In the six years since the release of Red Dead Redemption - a sequel to the lesser-known Red Dead Revolver game - the series is set in the Wild West setting and character development. That said, Red Dead Redemption's single-player campaign was easily one of the best we've ever played, so it's hard to know if jettisoning that for the sake of a sprawling multiplayer sandbox adventure is worth it.

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Govt files FIRs against Odisha Hospital, four arrested

When contacted, Special Director General of SFSO, AP Rout told this reporter that following the fire tragedy that hit the Bhubaneswar hospital last evening, the department does not want to take any chance with the safety of the people, more so in lifeline buildings like hospitals.

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Russian Federation halts Aleppo strikes ahead of brief truce

Spokesman Jens Laerke of United Nations humanitarian coordinator OCHA said in Geneva the agency needs assurances from all sides that fighting will stop before it can provide humanitarian assistance to the city. European Union foreign policy Chief Federica Mogherini says, the EU is not considering sanctioning Russian Federation over its actions in Syria. But he added: "I do not yet detect a sufficient appetite in the capitals of the west, and certainly not yet in the White House, for the kind ...

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Kerry says Yemen's Houthis have released 2 American citizens

Strike Group transiting global waters in the Red Sea detected possible inbound missile threats and deployed appropriate defensive countermeasures", Ross said in a statement. The incident occurred two days after President Obama authorized a Tomahawk cruise missile strike against three Houthi radar facilities in Yemen in retaliation for two missile attacks against the US Navy ships earlier in the week.

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Trump Says Clinton Needs A Drug Test Before The Next Debate

Pence added that "the American people are exhausted of the obvious bias in the national media". That stood in contrast to Trump's top surrogates. "I don't think you're going to see all of this group here arm themselves and mobilize, but, you know, we're probably not too many years away from that if things keep going the way we're going".

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Mosul Operation: Daesh Resistance 'Very Weak' on Second Day

If IS fighters are allowed to leave Mosul and go to Syria, Russia would take the appropriate military and political decisions, the minister warned , Ria Novosti reported. Brigadier General Haider Fadhil said his men had planned to move at dawn, but postponed the operation. Baghdad denies it granted permission and has ordered the Turks to withdraw - a call Ankara has ignored.

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US demands release of Iranian-American and father jailed by

Zaka, also was arrested in Iran a year ago on suspicion of espionage for the US. Muhammad Ali, America's best-known covert to Islam, is still greatly respected in Iran as a figure of Muslim peace and charity in the world, and the couple had called for the release of prisoners in Iran in the past.

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Putin Hopeful Russia-U.S. Ties Can Be Restored After Elections

USA -led airstrikes in northern Iraq endanger civilians and one can see the "obvious parallel" here with Russia's moves in Syria , Putin said . " Putin is trying to put his thumb on the scale through cyber-attacks aimed at influencing the election because he knows that Hillary Clinton will stand up to him".

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Thais crown prince names regent to manage his crown

Although Thailand has been a constitutional monarchy since 1932, King Bhumibol played a major role as an arbiter of political disputes throughout most of his 70-year reign, thus helping maintain stability. In fact he is known more for his eclectic dress sense, scandal-plagued past and failed marriages than any regal qualities. The law has been interpreted broadly, stifling most public discussion of anything related to the royal family.

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Emails show concern over Wall Street speech

Personal attorney for the Clintons during the Monica Lewinsky scandal David Kendall wrote to Podesta early this year regarding historical sexual assault allegations made against Bill Clinton in the 1990s. Some of the more stunning revelations that have come to light over the last seven data dumps include Hillary's apparent dislike of " everyday Americans " - or at least the term.

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OPEC Plans To Limit Output

OPEC said Wednesday that new projects in Russian Federation were set to drive oil production by countries outside the exporters› cartel slightly higher next year than first expected. Saudi Arabia and other producers are unlikely to cut and higher prices would only bring United States shale producers back into the market, Sechin said.

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Security Tight at Indian Beach Resort Venue of BRICS Summit

Modi said that his views were aligned with Putin's on the unstable situation in Afghanistan and the Middle East, where Moscow is at odds with the West in the five-year-old civil war in Syria that has killed hundreds of thousands. Defense ties between Russian Federation and India are crucial for New Delhi . The Prime Minister's remarks are significant as India has launched a diplomatic blitz to isolate Pakistan, a country it accuses of sponsoring and aiding cross-border terrorism.

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Trump denounces 'lies and smears' as more women come forward

Conway hoped to encourage more women to come forward with allegations against Bill Clinton, building on the campaign's decision to bring three of the former president's accusers to the second presidential debate. Zervos said she was summoned to the Beverly Hills Hotel, where she expected to eat at a restaurant. The Republican presidential nominee said his advisers have urged him to talk about other issues, but he felt compelled to defend himself against a stream of accusations from women ...

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Game-changer: India to buy S-400 air defence system from Russian Federation

Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov has been quoted assaying by TASS news agency that the deal for the air defencesystem will be signed.India and Russia have been in talks for over a year for the purchase of at least S S400 systems that will be a game changer in the region.

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IS crushes Mosul rebellion plot

In the summer, the Pentagon addressed Congress and requested an additional $20 million to address this new threat. And the really stupid thing about all this is that the CIA and the Defence Intelligence Agency have been rushing to complete assessments of the Islamic State's drone usage on the battlefield.

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North Carolina governor: Flooded historic town will get help

An aerial view is seen of a neighborhood that was flooded after Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina October 10, 2016. "Certainly there are cases we don't know anything about", he said, referring to still-isolated areas. The kennel Dog Day Out Grooming and Pet Resort in Indian Trail has 44 dogs. Some shelters are seeking volunteers to help with feeding, exercise and cleaning.

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Officials offer tips on fire safety

Replace smoke alarms within the time frame indicated in the manufacturer's instructions or if they don't sound when tested. This year's fire prevention week theme is " don't wait, check the date " which encourages everyone to make sure their smoke alarms not only have working batteries, but that they are up to date models as well.

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Prime-Minister of Israel criticises UNESCO resolution on Temple Mount

Education Minister Naftali Bennett informed UNESCO of Israel's decision on Friday. The row was sparked after the draft text repeatedly referred to the site, known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as the al-Aqsa compound by only its Muslim name.

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Canada free-trade deal on rocks

A number, also including that of the tiny 76,000-strong German-speaking community, had not responded. Promoting the agreement, rapporteur Artis Pabriks said the deal "is important geopolitically as well as economically". In order to be signed by Trudeau at the EU-Canada summit on October 27, the deal must first be backed by all 28 EU member states at a trade ministers' meeting on Tuesday.

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FBI Investigating Terror in Connecticut Plane Crash

The official wasn't authorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity. He is a managing member of the Hartford Jet Centre, and the president of the American Flight Academy. The crash site is a short distance from the airport, across the Connecticut River and in line with the runway. The plane, a Piper PA-34 Seneca, came down in a busy road in East Hartford near jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney's corporate headquarters.