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However, no one got injured due to the emergency landing. Air France confirmed 497 passengers were on board the flight and "being assisted by teams dispatched to the location". Kate Heath took this clip of the plane coming in to land. Only regional airlines offer scheduled service so it doesn't have facilities to do major repairs on an A380.
  • Iran tests multi-warhead ballistic missile

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    Iran showed off a new missile , named Khoramshahr after a southwestern city, at an anniversary military parade in the capital. The missile has a range of 2000 km (1242 miles) and can carry a warhead to a range of 1800 km (1118 miles).
  • Thousands of Students Rally in Barcelona University Demanding Independence Vote

    Thousands of Students Rally in Barcelona University Demanding Independence Vote

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    About 2,000 students gathered on Friday around and inside one of Barcelona's main universities, carrying pro-independence flags and banners supporting the vote, and shouting slogans in support of the arrested officials. Student union representatives are calling for protesters to remain over the weekend to support for the vote. Hundreds of pro-independence supporters had protested outside the courthouse in the town of Hospitalet de Llobregat to demand the officials' release.
  • Mamata won't allow? Now, wants police permission for idol immersion on Muharram

    Mamata won't allow? Now, wants police permission for idol immersion on Muharram

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    According to a senior state government official, it was decided that the police will ask the puja organisers to take permission by this Sunday if they want to immerse the Durga idols on October 1. The Chief Minister did not want any situation to arise that leads to a communal clash, angering many Hindu groups.This diktat was, however, was voided by the Calcutta High Court yesterday that appeared to reprimand the government for what the court called "drawing a line between Hindus and Muslims" ...
  • President Trump again calls Russian election interference a 'hoax'

    President Trump again calls Russian election interference a 'hoax'

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    Yesterday, we reported that Facebook has agreed to provide Congress with details on over 3,000 USA political ads which were bought by Russian entities. Towards the end of the 2016 elections, Facebook was accused of running Russian disinformation. Should it discover more evidences pertinent to the overall investigation, it will continue to work with authorities and government officials.
  • Oil rises after signals of more Opec cuts

    Oil rises after signals of more Opec cuts

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    Global oil prices will have limited upside in the run-up to the OPEC meeting in November. Oil prices rose on Wednesday after Iraq´s oil minister said Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other crude producers were considering extending or even deepening a supply cut to curb a global glut, while a report showed a smaller-than-expected increase in us inventories.
  • Mueller Probe Zeroes In On Actions Trump Took In The White House

    Mueller Probe Zeroes In On Actions Trump Took In The White House

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    The New York Times is reporting Robert Mueller has asked the White House for documents on certain things President Trump's done since January. Per Comey's later testimony, Trump asked him to "let" the Flynn investigation "go". Another area which Mueller is investigating is Trump's decision on how to respond to reports of a meeting between his son, Donald Jr., and Russian nationals during the election campaign.
  • Visualizing the influx of Rohingya refugees

    Visualizing the influx of Rohingya refugees

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    There is a procedure to get refugee status and none of them followed this procedure. More recently, the Myanmar military has justified attacks on civilians based on the fact Rohingya militants targeted police outposts and killed roughly a dozen members of security forces .
  • Philippines signs treaty banning nuclear weapons

    Philippines signs treaty banning nuclear weapons

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    Other supporters of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons held a giant copy of the prohibition treaty under the watch of Australian Federal Police and security guards. "It has the potential to prevent a nuclear arms race and an escalation of regional and bilateral tensions", he added. "Recent steps in the nuclear disarmament field are encouraging", said Shannon Kile, head of SIPRI's Nuclear Weapons Project.
  • 'Grave error': France's Macron berates Trump for threatening Iran nuclear deal

    'Grave error': France's Macron berates Trump for threatening Iran nuclear deal

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    Trump said that the world could not let a "murderous regime" continue to destabilise the Middle East while also "building unsafe missiles" and that the U.S. That crucial need to keep Trump on-side in worldwide agreements-key to the United Nations -is one big reason Macron's relationship with him appears increasingly important.
  • Ka-52 helicopter incidentally fires missiles at spectators during Zapad 2017 drills

    Ka-52 helicopter incidentally fires missiles at spectators during Zapad 2017 drills

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    The online 66.ru portal said the accident happened on either Sunday or Monday at the Luzhsky range, 60 miles east of the Estonian border, during the Zapad-2017 drills, which have alarmed some of Russia's close neighbours. A ministry spokesperson told the Russian news agency Interfax that the helicopter's targeting system had accidentally locked onto one of the parked vehicles while the aircraft were taking part in a different army exercise: practicing hitting ground targets.
  • Luther Strange Receives Endorsement from Fellow Senator Ahead of Election

    Luther Strange Receives Endorsement from Fellow Senator Ahead of Election

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    The two campaigns confirmed Saturday that Moore and odd will debate Thursday. "Big Luther" is a great guy who gets things done!" Now, while they remain on the same side regarding most policy questions, the U.S. The endorsement of unusual was not the only political win for odd over the weekend. Sessions stepped down from the U.S. Senate seat after Trump appointed him attorney general.
  • Tillerson: Trump open to Paris climate deal 'under the right conditions'

    Tillerson: Trump open to Paris climate deal 'under the right conditions'

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    However, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders took to Twitter to deny these claims, saying that the USA would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords unless it was given terms favourable to Americans. In March, he signed an executive order rolling back most of the Obama-era environmental regulations that the previous administration had used as a US down payment toward its nationally determined contributions.
  • CBO won't estimate full effects of Obamacare repeal until after vote deadline

    CBO won't estimate full effects of Obamacare repeal until after vote deadline

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    Senate Republicans are exploring the possibility of bringing the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill, co-authored by Louisiana Sen. Graham and Cassidy unveiled their. Asked by Minnesota Sen. Sen. Jeff Flake on Monday also backed the proposal, and Sen. Graham and Cassidy express a sense of urgency. "The proposal would dramatically negatively effect the commonwealth of MA".
  • U.S. drone kills 3 militants near Pakistan-Afghanistan border

    U.S. drone kills 3 militants near Pakistan-Afghanistan border

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    U.S. drone attacks inside Pakistan started in 2004. Sources tell VOA that missiles fired from an unmanned aircraft destroyed a house in sem-iautonomous Kurram tribal district, which borders the Afghan province of Khost. "We don't differentiate the Haqqani network and Taliban". The United States carries out internationally-condemned extrajudicial drone strikes in several Islamic countries including Afghanistan , Pakistan, Iraq, Yemen, Somalia, and Libya.
  • Facebook Halts Potential Anti-Semitic Ads Following Report

    Facebook Halts Potential Anti-Semitic Ads Following Report

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    ProPublica then performed a test, paying $30 to target the users that had liked these anti-Semitic topics. It says Facebook approved all three ads within 15 minutes. Reporters took screenshots of the site as they placed the ads. In response, Facebook said its ad-buying system is not ideal. Facebook has a lot "more work to do" indeed, because a follow-up investigation by Slate shows that its algorithm also recognizes "Kill Muslimic Radicals" and "Ku-Klux-Klan" as valid ad ...