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MSU football player arrested, pleads not guilty

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Court records that show Scott was arrested and pleaded not guilty to driving on a suspended license. 'Scott, 21, was arrested and later released on a personal recognizance bond, East Lansing Police spokesman Lt. In March 2016, the Ohio State Patrol stopped him for speeding 87 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone and determined he had been driving without a license, according to Ashland Municipal Court records. Read More »

Happy Diwali to all those who are celebrating

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Members of Hindu community are lighting sparklers in connection with celebrations of Diwali at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. As little I know about the significance behind this holiday, one can not pass up some good candies and food. A time of peace and prosperity for the New Year, it is a tradition that is held dear by more than 1 billion Hindus worldwide and more than 2 million Hindus in the United States. Read More »

Ireland Bracing Itself For Storm Brian

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Alison Baptiste, the Environment Agency (EA)'s flood duty manager, added: "Strong winds are expected across southern England on Friday night and into Saturday". Heavy rain and gusts of 50mph are expected across southern England and the west of Wales on Saturday, with winds reaching speeds of up to 70mph in exposed areas. Read More »

National Football League policy on anthem kneeling unchanged, despite Trump rebuke

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On March 3, 2017, Kaepernick opted out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers. Just when the league and Goodell are talking more than they ever have about addressing and supporting the causes Bennett, teammate Doug Baldwin and many other NFL players are highlighting, just when the league is wanting to push past the national controversy over players sitting or kneeling during the anthem, Bennett sets as a condition the hiring of the most polarizing figure in the country on this issue. Read More »

Uganda expels North Korea military experts over United Nations sanctions

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Russia's Interfax news agency quoted Choe as telling reporters that she has no intention of meeting with US or South Korean representatives during her stay in Moscow. He added: "Right now the leadership of North Korea have deployed missiles aimed at the USA and are doing these provocations, but they desperately want relations with the U.S.". Read More »

Dozens killed as Taliban launches new assaults on Afghan bases

In recent months, the Taliban have been attacking Afghan security forces on a weekly and sometimes daily basis. Two of the 60 soldiers were found unhurt and 10 attackers also were killed, Waziri said. "They also had Humvees packed with explosives". The attacks included assaults on a military hospital in Kabul in March which may have killed up to 100 people, and on a base in Mazar-i-Sharif in April which left 144 people dead. Read More »

Stepping right over the U.S., world powers reaffirm commitment to Iran deal

The United States signed the agreement in 2015 along with Russia, China, Germany, France and Great Britain. Nebenzia said the JCPOA has contributed to normalizing "the situation around Iran and provides additional impetus to the efforts to stabilize the situation in the region" - and attempts to dismantle the agreement "lead to negative reaction throughout the Middle East and beyond". Read More »

Hamas must disarm, recognize Israel if it joins Palestinians

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Greenblatt, meanwhile, traveled from Israel to Egypt on Thursday to discuss the Palestinian reconciliation efforts with Cairo, which played a large role in brokering the deal. "This is blatant interference in Palestinian affairs because it is the right of our people to choose its government according to their supreme strategic interests", senior Hamas official Bassem Naim told French Press Agency (AFP). Read More »

GM pays $1.3 million to Kentucky in settlement

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The faulty ignition switches could move from the run position to the accessory or off position in certain conditions. State attorneys general alleged GM failed to disclose the safety defect in a timely manner and misled consumers when marketing vehicles. Read More »

US' NAFTA demands: the moronic and the simply misguided

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The influx of imports swelled America's trade deficit with Mexico, which came to $62 billion past year. In fact, the three parties are so far apart in their positions, that the next round of talks, which were set to take place later this month, have been put off until November 17-20 in Mexico City, and a trilateral statement following the close of the fourth round noted that additional rounds would be scheduled through the first quarter of 2018, despite hopes of settling on something before ... Read More »

Seven killed, 22 injured in roadside blast in Quetta

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Death toll might further rise as seven of the injured people were in critical condition, said hospital sources. Reportedly, the exploded truck was carrying police recruits. "The people and government of Balochistan will not be deterred from the fight against terrorism", Zehri said, adding the fight will continue till the last terrorist remains. Read More »

New wave of Rohingya refugees flock to Bangladesh camps

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More than 580,000 refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since August 25, when Myanmar security forces began a scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya villages. On Monday, the European Union announced it was reviewing military cooperation with Myanmar, as the bloc called on Myanmar to bring to justice the perpetrators of crimes against the Rohingya. Read More »

North Korea: 'The Entire US Mainland Is Within Our Firing Range'

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis "will continue until the first bomb drops". He warned that "the entire continental territory of the United States is in the reach of our fire" and that if the U.S. undertake an invasion, "they will not be able to escape our strict punishment anywhere in the world". Read More »

NAFTA negotiators trade barbs even as they agree to extend talks

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Lighthizer says his hard negotiating line reflects U.S. President Donald Trump's desire to claw back lost manufacturing jobs and shrink U.S. goods trade deficits amounting to $64 billion with Mexico and $11 billion with Canada past year. "There are other elements which are Mexico-specific". Under current rules, at least 62% of the parts have to come from North America to avoid border taxes. Read More »

Strike affects a half-million college students

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Canadore College and its faculty are miles apart in a labour dispute that is causing major concerns among students. In North Bay, striking faculty are picketing at the main Canadore College campus on College Drive, as well as, the aviation campus and Commerce Court. Read More »

Israel Retaliates After Syrian Missile Attack

The missile didn't threaten the plane, but Israel decided not to let it pass. According to the Syrian statement, the anti-aircraft battery targeted the Israeli planes at 8:51 a.m., and the IAF retaliated approximately three hours later - which basically matched the timeline described by the Israeli military. Read More »

Trump "Joked" That Mike Pence Wants To Hang All Gay People

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When the scholar said that states would still legalize abortion even if the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade , Trump reportedly told Pence, "You see?" The scholar said that if Pence succeeded, many states would probably legalise abortion on their own. Read More »

Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at BJP for Taj Mahal remark

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Former UP CM and Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav defended the Taj Mahal saying that it continues to be "an architectural marvel and a much-visited monument that generates employment for a large number of people". After the lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq on September 28, 2015, in UP's Dadri by a mob, which suspected him of storing cow meat in the fridge at his house, Som had addressed a mahapanchayat there, by violating Section 144. Read More »

JK: LeT commander Waseem Shah, another terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter

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Jammu and Kashmir police has been tracking the movements of Shah, who is considered as the "don of Heff", another traditional stronghold of militants in South Kashmir's Shopian district. Shah had joined militant ranks in March 2017. He was considered to be the architect of the unrest past year in South Kashmir and was wanted in number of terror attacks. Read More »

Girl dies after falling from cruise ship deck at PortMiami

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An eight-year-old girl has died after falling from an upper deck into the lobby of a cruise ship docked in Miami . "The ship's medical team responded immediately and the child was transported to the ship's medical center", Carnival Cruise Lines spokeswoman Jayme Eglin said in an email. Read More »

Gurdaspur bypoll: Crisis in AAP as party dissolves unit in two districts

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Jakhar polled 4,99,752 votes while his BJP rival Swaran Singh Salaria polled 3,06,533, poll officials said. Khaira stated that 11 by elections took place during the last 10 years of SAD-BJP rule namely Dhuri, Talwandi Sabo, Khadur Sahib, Moga, Patiala, Dear Bassi, Amritsar South, Kahnuwan, Dasuya, Nurmahal and Nawanshahar. Read More »

Larry Flynt Offer $10M For Dirt Leading To Trump Impeachment

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As Trump's unpopularity continues to grow, an unlikely figurehead has emerged in the call to have the US President impeached: Hustler founder Larry Flynt. Was the business of the United States in jeopardy for the sake of protecting the business of trump's Empire? 'We need to flush everything out into the open, ' he added. Read More »

Asia Cup hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1, tops in Pool A

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Ali Shan hit the only goal for India in the 48th minute of the game. Chinglensana Singh (17th minute), Ramandeep Singh (44th) and Harmanpreet Singh (45th) scored for India. Pakistan had a glorious chance of equalising in the 23rd minute as they earned a penalty corner, but India's Goalkeeper Suraj Karkera made a great save to deny the neighbours. Read More »

Tejas Express passengers fall ill due to food poisoning, catering manager suspended

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IRCTC tweeted, "Dear Sir/Ma'am, We understand your concern.We would like to assure you that all the passengers now hospitalized are out of danger and the same has been confirmed by hospital authorities". Earlier, in a scathing report, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had revealed major lapses on the part of Indian Railways catering services and said that the food and water sold at the railway stations and trains were "unfit for human consumption". Read More »