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Worldwide Russian presidential hopeful Sobchak demands release of political prisoners
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Sobchak is the daughter of Anatoly Sobchak, a reformist Petersburg mayor who hired Putin as an official in City Hall in the 1990s. Sobchak dismissed any links between her campaign and the Kremlin, but stopped short of criticizing Mr. Putin's 18 years in power resulted in a lack of freedom including free courts and free elections, she said, adding that polls should be open to all, including Navalny.

Worldwide Armed suspect arrested mid-robbery
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Police in Florida said they arrested an armed robber who attempted to hide his identity with an unusual disguise - a scuba mask. The suspect is described as five-foot-six with a thin build. Largo police and K9 Fritz caught him before he re-entered the store. None of the store's employees were injured in the inicdent. Geoffrey Chad Davis, 31, of Clearwater, was charged with one count each of obstructing or resisting an officer without violence and of armed robbery.

Worldwide Climate Change Is Costing the US Billions
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A nonpartisan congressional investigative agency has released a report detailing the escalating costs of climate change-related weather events, and says the federal government must do more to grapple with fiscal problems caused by global shifts in climate.

Worldwide Police find body of missing 3-year-old in water-holding tank
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Media will be addressed at Sprinkle Drive and Arlington Rd at 9:35 p.m. PIO Bujeda is on scene. "During the short investigation, we have attempted to make contact with everyone that was at the park during the time Amari went missing". As JSO conducts its investigation, the city is assisting them by providing any information that will lead to a thorough and full review. On Monday, the boy's family visited the park where his body was found.

Worldwide Classical singer Girija Devi dead
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She was given all three Padma awards - she was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan in 2016. " Girija Devi ji's music appealed across generations". An outstanding exponent of Thumri , Tappa , Hori, Chaiti , Kajri , Tarana, Sadra, and other forms of Hindustani classical music, Girija Devi was groomed in the tradition of the Benaras and Seniya gharanas.

Worldwide Egypt's Sisi meets with CEO of France's Naval Group
Author: 0 Egypt's Sisi meets with CEO of France's Naval Group

Rights groups have repeatedly accused former army chief and now President Sisi of repressive policies that stifle dissent in the media and politics, as well as the use of torture by security forces. A statement from Macron's office last week said the talks would focus on security and regional security "but also the human rights situation to which France is particularly attentive".

Worldwide Racist Middle School Video Results In Canceled Football Season
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In a letter to parents, school leaders said the move is a outcome for the Snapchat video, that came to the school's attention Monday. The team will not play any games for the remainder of the season and a Richmond-based group has said it will file a complaint with the Department of Education (ED).

Worldwide Fantastic images of Europe's first underwater restaurant
Author: 0 Fantastic images of Europe's first underwater restaurant

Called "Under", the restaurant is created to be a "sunken periscope", with an entrance and cloakroom at the coastal level, according to Snøhetta, the architectural firm that designed the project. The three-level restaurant can accommodate between 80 and 100 people and will be serviced by Danish chef Nicolai Ellitsgaard Pedersen. The walls of the concrete structure will be several feet thick, making it strong enough to endure the pressure and conditions from the rugged North Sea.

Worldwide Twitter to Reveal All Ads in Post-Election Transparency Push
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Twitter shut down about 200 bot accounts used by Russian actors (over a year after first being notified about one of them), the social network is still beleagured by scrutiny, and will be testifying alongside Google and Facebook at the November 1st Congressional hearing.

Worldwide Harvey Weinstein 'orally forced himself on me' claims aspiring production worker
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein 'orally forced himself on me' claims aspiring production worker

She suggested this may not be within the statutes of limitation, but Haleyi's allegations could still be of interest to law enforcement investigations into Weinstein. "He held me on the bed, I tried to get him off me but ... he was extremely persistent and physically overpowering", she said. I tried to get him off of me and kept asking him to stop but it was impossible.

Author: 0 Top US Senate Republican aims for tax bill by year-end

McConnell told CNN's "State of the Union" that estimated growth for the overall economy in the Republican plan would offset the tax cuts. A proposal by President Donald Trump, a Republican, cleared a critical hurdle on Thursday, when the Senate approved a budget measure that will allow Republicans to pursue a tax-cut package without support from Democrats.

Worldwide Saying 'enough,' Flake announces he's not running for re-election
Author: 0 Saying 'enough,' Flake announces he's not running for re-election

He added, "The path that I would have to travel to get the Republican nomination is a path I'm not willing to take, and that I can't in good conscience take". John McCain, R-Arizona, should resign from his seat because of his brain cancer diagnosis. After Flake published the book, Trump seemed to endorse one of his Democratic challengers.

Worldwide Introducing New 10-day London Festival All Points East 2018
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Additional confirmed acts include The National (who will be headlining on June 2), plus contemporary musical guests like The War on Drugs , Future Islands , Warpaint, The Districts , amongst others. Tickets for the event will go on sale on Friday Nov. 3 directly through the All Points East website . A press release announcing the new festival stated that AEG Presents and Goldenvoice "were awarded the Victoria Park contract by Tower Hamlets following an open tender process".

Worldwide Kids Count: Here's How NH Compares When It Comes to Immigrant Children
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The report also zeroes in on the well-being of children in immigrant families. The report serves as an "important snapshot of disparity in opportunity and the barriers that exist for different groups of children". The same was true for 35 percent of white children. Forty-one percent of white fourth-graders are at or above proficiency in reading scores, compared to 17 percent of Latino students.

Worldwide Delhi govt declares October 26 as public holiday on Chhath Puja
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On returning to Ayodhya after the exile, Lord Rama and Sita observed a fast in honour of the Sun god and broke it only at the break of dawn next day-a ritual that subsequently evolved into the Chhath Puja . Devotees observe Lohanda and Kharna on the next day and some women observe fast from sunrise to sunset. Dedicated to Sun god's consort, Chhathi Maiya this day is marked with folk songs and taking dips in the holy waters of Ganga, Kosi and Karnali-that goes on till the sun sets.

Worldwide Protester throws Russian flags at Trump as he walks through the Capitol
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The network points out that tax reform was likely to be top of the agenda. The disruption was reminiscent of a 2008 joint-press conference with then-President George W. Some call it a false flay operation. While in July 2017, Clayton also made news when he threw a Russian flag at Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, while Kushner was heading to a Senate Intelligence interview.

Worldwide Dhinchak Pooja Enters Bigg Boss 11 House With Lice in Hair
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Bigg boss nominates the contestants by himself for breaking the rules of the house which is the discussion of nominations. After a lot of contemplation Mehjabi refuses the gift and continues the task. Priyank was thrown out of the house when he got involved in a physical fight with a co-contestant Akash Dadlani after he got involved into a fight with another contestant and Priyank's friend Vikas Gupta and started calling him "gay" again and again.

Worldwide House Intel Committee announces probe into Obama-era uranium deal
Author: 0 House Intel Committee announces probe into Obama-era uranium deal

The New York Times reported in 2015 that "as the Russians gradually assumed control of Uranium One in three separate transactions from 2009 to 2013, Canadian records show, a flow of cash made its way to the Clinton Foundation". Earlier this year, Nunes temporarily stepped aside from the committee's Russian Federation investigation following a House ethics committee investigation into his handling of classified information, although he has continued to issue subpoenas for the probe, a sore ...