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Global News Ryan International School: 7-year-old student found dead inside toilet
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The conductor, identified as a 40-year-old man, "attempted the sexually assault the boy, but killed him with the knief he carried in his pocket when he raised an alarm", Gurugram DCP said. "It was a brand new knife which he must have brought a day before", said Deepa Rawat, who also has a school-going child. "Ashok Kumar carried the boy with the others and took him to the vehicle", the officer said.

Global News China's Xi Agrees to 'Denuclearized' North Korea
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Is it inevitable? Nothing is inevitable", said Trump here during his joint press conference with visiting Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. A USA official who briefed reporters later Thursday suggested that Trump is merely being careful and has not backed off the demand that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons.

Global News Hurricane Irma closes Walt Disney World
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma closes Walt Disney World

The Saturday "Rivers of Light" performance is canceled. According to the Disney Parks blog , Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios will be closing early at 7 p.m. 11. All attractions at these parks will remain closed until Monday or later depending on the weather conditions. "Construction companies themselves are responsible for securing them and we've been assured that all the potential loose debris has been secured", Dyer said.

Global News Colombians Expectant for the Pope's Message
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After his trip to Cuba for health treatment, he shared the letter through his Twitter account with the intention of reaching Pope Francis, saying "Youris blessed word nevertheless has the gift of transversing any distance, which fills my spirit of satisfaction".

Global News Congress councilors join BJD as Amit Shah chants 'Mission 120' in Odisha
Author: 0 Congress councilors join BJD as Amit Shah chants 'Mission 120' in Odisha

It may be mentioned that two independent MLAs Justine Dkhar and Robinus Syngkon have already pledged to join the saffron party after the duo along with the state BJP president met Shah in New Delhi recently. "This will not only increase the GDP but also raise living standard of people", he added. Ms. Kodnani, who was convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, in which 97 persons belonging to the minority community were killed, is a key accused in the Naroda Gaam massacre case, ...

Global News Hurricane Irma Devastates St. Maarten; Airport, Resorts Sustain Major Damage
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Devastates St. Maarten; Airport, Resorts Sustain Major Damage

Hurricane Jose, now in the Atlantic, is following Irma's path. Another four people were killed on the US Virgin Islands , with the governor's office saying a number of badly injured people had been airlifted to Puerto Rico . There were no reported fatalities, but communications with the islands were still hard and conducted mainly through military channels. Officials released a photo taken from a helicopter of the airport after Hurricane Irma slammed through the region with winds ...

Global News International Concern Grows Over Rohingya Exodus From Myanmar
Author: 0 International Concern Grows Over Rohingya Exodus From Myanmar

Warning about the risk of ethnic cleansing and destabilization of the region, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appealed to Myanmar's authorities to put an end to violence perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine. Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her efforts in bringing democracy to then-Burma's military rule. While Suu Kyi's Nobel prize is safe, the development has already sparked an worldwide debate, chiefly on whether the Nobel committee should ...

Global News Incredible Couple Married for 75 Years, Shares Names With Hurricanes
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Harvey and Irma are also in Spokane, but they've got nothing to do with bad weather. "It's pretty wonderful, huh?" said Dona Schluter, their 47-year-old daughter adopted at age 3, The Spokesman-Review reported. Irma would eventually open her heart to Harvey and the two married in 1942. Because how could two devastating hurricanes be named after two very sweet people.

Global News Power outages from Irma likely
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According to FPL's website, power outages have been reported around Homestead, Florida City, Naranja, South Miami Heights, Kendall, The Crossings, Miami Beach and Miramar. The NRC said it was posting more inspectors at the two Florida plants and was considering sending more inspectors to plants in Georgia and SC should the storm head that way.

Global News Delta Safely Flies Around Irma To Land In Puerto Rico
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Kennedy". "The thing that scares me the most is that they're telling us that the hard things are yet to come, so I don't know what to expect". Just hours ago, Magana, who had nude pictures leaked previously, told her social media followers she is "safe" but revealed she is without power.

Global News Task force that helped during Harvey comes home
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Mutual aid requests from Florida began this week in preparation of the storm, which is expected to hit landfall early Sunday morning as a Category 4 hurricane. Among the 80-person team headed for Florida are 35 members who deployed to Texas. "It's what we do", Ganger said, adding that about 90 percent of the people on the task force are firefighters.

Global News SC Gov. says he needs more information to make decision on evacuation
Author: 0 SC Gov. says he needs more information to make decision on evacuation

More than 3,400 law enforcement agents and guardsmen are on duty as Irma approaches, McMaster said. "A lot more people on the roads are going to slow things down". Forecasters say it appears that Hurricane Irma won't hit hard in Upstate New York, but they caution there is plenty of time for that to change. Due to evacuations in Florida and Georgia, 124,000 additional cars have been on SC roadways, said state Transportation Secretary Christy Hall.

Global News U.S. calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions
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The speedy USA action is prompted by Washington's concern over what North Korea leadership claims was a hydrogen bomb test last weekend, as well as its recent missile launch over Japan, several diplomats said. North Korea has been able to conduct multiple tests of ballistic missiles and carry out nuclear tests because it is able to circumvent loosely enforced sanctions, according to a South Korean television network.

Global News United Nations condemns North Korea nuclear tests
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The U.S. has been trying for years to persuade the so-called "Hermit Kingdom" to abandon its nuclear ambitions. "For some reason with North Korea we have a big issue", Rodman said . "I'm not defending the marshall of North Korea, I'm not defending him, I'm not defending the fact that what he does is for his country and his leadership", Rodman replied.

Global News 2 dead, damage in Mexico after Hurricane Katia strikes
Author: 0 2 dead, damage in Mexico after Hurricane Katia strikes

The state government now says 15 people died there due to Thursday night's magnitude 8.1 quake, in addition to 45 reported dead in Oaxaca and four in Tabasco. Katia made landfall as a hurricane late Friday north of Tecolutla, the National Hurricane Center said. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Katia had winds of 105 miles per hour (165 kph) early Friday afternoon, with strengthening expected.

Global News Cops: Kidnapped Girl Escaped Captors After 29 Days
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When they arrived, the girl told investigators that Barker, the father of one of her friends, tricked her into getting into his auto, saying that there was an emergency regarding his son. She said that she had to take them off as they made it hard to swim. But her mother did reportedly post a photo on social media of the two reunited on Tuesday night, with the girl smiling and her hair still wet.

Global News Barnier slams UK's position on Irish border
Author: 0 Barnier slams UK's position on Irish border

But in an apparent slap down to the British reluctance to move ahead with the Northern Ireland question without the chance to discuss elements of future relations, the Commission says the border problem "will require a unique solution which can not serve to preconfigure solutions in the context of the wider discussions on the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom".

Global News French explosives probe: 3rd arrest, contacts with Syria
Author: 0 French explosives probe: 3rd arrest, contacts with Syria

TATP is a highly-unstable and easy-to-make bomb that has previously been used by terrorists across Europe in recent years. More potential TATP ingredients were found Thursday during a search of an enclosed parking space belonging to the main suspect, the apartment's owner, a source close to the case said.

Global News Pope Francis opens Colombia trip hoping to encourage peace
Author: 0 Pope Francis opens Colombia trip hoping to encourage peace

Francis was presented with a dove of peace by Emmanuel, a boy born in captivity to Clara Rojas, a politician who spent nearly six years as a hostage of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( FARC ) guerrillas. At the start of his trip, Francis also mentioned Colombia's neighbour Venezuela, wracked by violent clashes between the opposition and President Nicolas Maduro's increasingly authoritarian forces.

Global News Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem seeks jail transfer to Delhi
Author: 0 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem seeks jail transfer to Delhi

While Dossa arranged for landing of explosives, including RDX in India , and sent some youths to Pakistan for arms training, Salem transported arms and ammunition from Gujarat coast to Mumbai . The TADA court has also convicted Karimullah Shaikh, Firoz Khan, Riyaz Siddiqui and Mohammad Tahir Merchant in the blast case. Salem was expected to receive a death sentence but a treaty with Portugal , from where he was extradited in 2005 on numerous criminal charges, resulted in a life term.

Global News Naveen expresses 'doubts' over BJP's mission 120 in Odisha
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He also holds meetings with BJP members, office bearers, leaders and intellectuals to hear their problems and discuss the roadmap for the upcoming elections. Free cooking gas connections and bank accounts for all are some of the reformative steps taken by the Narendra Modi government, which the previous government never thought of.

Global News Global power grids targeted by Russian-linked hackers, report warns
Author: 0 Global power grids targeted by Russian-linked hackers, report warns

The US government connected the Dragonfly attacks to the Russian government in its December cybersecurity report about US election-related hacking. And if that's not frightening enough, they have kicked up their efforts in the past couple of years and even managed to breach companies that manage nuclear facilities in the United States .

Global News Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Graydon Carter to step down
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Graydon Carter , editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair , announced today that he is stepping down from his role at the magazine after a 25-year run. Graydon Carter will leave his role as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair . Industry observers would know Carter is one of Donald Trump's least favorite people in the media. They're all on a wall - this is the only wall Trump's built - outside my office.

Global News Florida Sheriff's Office To Sex Offenders: Jail Is Your Irma Shelter
Author: 0 Florida Sheriff's Office To Sex Offenders: Jail Is Your Irma Shelter

Sexual predators and offenders, however, are never welcome at shelters, he said, and which is something they are told when they are placed on the sex offender registry. "Period", the Polk County Sheriff's Office added. "We don't arrest people people for simple traffic offenses". The practices of law enforcement officials and immigration authorities during life-threatening storms have frequently come under scrutiny, as happened during Hurricane Harvey in Texas and in 2012 during ...

Global News Israeli Air Attack Damages Syrian Military Target, Kills Two
Author: 0 Israeli Air Attack Damages Syrian Military Target, Kills Two

Yaakov Amidror, a former head of Israel's National Security Council, said the attack would constitute "another level" of Israeli actions in Syria. The Israeli raid came a day after a United Nations probe found that the Syrian government was responsible for a chemical attack in April this year at Khan Sheikhoun in northern Syria.

Author: 0 Russia, Japan 'decisively condemn' North Korea missile launch - Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country is opposed to cutting off oil supplies to North Korea to stop the country from conducting further nuclear tests. "We can not resolve this situation without diplomatic tools, without talks". World powers are scrambling to respond to the latest advance in North Korea's rogue nuclear weapons programme, which has sent global tensions soaring.

Global News China underplays remarks by General Rawat
Author: 0 China underplays remarks by General Rawat

Rawat's remarks. The standoff came to an end a week before the 9th BRICS Summit held in Xiamen, China and as PM Modi attended the event, he held bilateral talks with President Jinping, with both leaders agreeing to avoid incidents such as the Doklam standoff.

Global News Wildfires Engulf 1.5 Million Acres in North and West US
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Although the Norse Peak fire is eight percent contained, growth on September 4 forced an evacuation in the area near the Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, and some other areas in Yakima and Piece counties were on evacuation notice. The main fire is 11 miles east of Gresham. Glaciers shaped dramatic cliffs and left behind Ice Age seed banks of endemic plant species like the Columbia kittentail, smooth-leaf douglasia and poet's shooting star.

Global News Yasin Malik arrested ahead of Separatists protest march to Delhi
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The leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said the Kashmir issue is not territorial or a matter of law-and-order but is a political dispute acknowledged by the United Nations through its 18 resolutions that give the right to self-determination to the people of Kashmir to choose their fate.

Global News Can Dennis Rodman Prevent World War III?
Author: 0 Can Dennis Rodman Prevent World War III?

That might be a hard-pressed feat to accomplish, considering the contentious situation between the countries and the fact that Rodman has rarely talked about politics with Jong-un. The U.S. and its allies are preparing to significantly increase pressure on Pyongyang while keeping the application of military force on the table. Trump's words have rattled USA allies as the North Korean regime continues to send intercontinental ballistic missiles into the waters off the coast of Japan , and a ...

Global News Boston mulls bid for Amazon HQ -- and its 50000 jobs
Author: 0 Boston mulls bid for Amazon HQ -- and its 50000 jobs

It plans to spend over $5 billion on the project, called Amazon HQ2, and hire as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs. Audio will be available later today . Incentives offered by local governments will play a key role when Amazon comes to make a decision. They are due by October 19. "A highly educated labor pool is critical and a strong university system is required".

Global News Tiger On Loose In Henry County Shot, Killed By Police
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Concerned that the tiger now posed a threat to others, the officers chose to fatally shoot the animal. The officers were not equipped with tranquilizers and came across the Bengal tiger before animal control arrived. Georgia Department of Natural Resources said that an official with Feld Entertainment, a company contracted to transport the tiger , saw news reports of the morning incident and contacted officials.

Global News Angry Birds maker Rovio to list on Nasdaq Helsinki
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Mikael Hed, a cofounder, stepped down as its chief executive in 2014 , and the company announced plans to cut almost 40 percent of its workforce the following year. Similar games makers that have failed to replicate the success of their initial products have struggled after going public. King Digital Entertainment, the creator of Candy Crush, was acquired in 2015 for a 20% discount to its IPO price amid revenue declines.

Global News Bell Pottinger loses clients and staff in wake of South Africa scandal
Author: 0 Bell Pottinger loses clients and staff in wake of South Africa scandal

The firm's troubles began when South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), complained about the PR company's campaign for Oakbay Capital - an investment holding firm run by the billionaire Gupta family - which portrayed opponents of President Jacob Zuma as agents of "white monopoly capital" and coined slogans of "economic apartheid".

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