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Worldwide An aircraft and a helicopter have crashed mid-air near London
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Members of the Air Accident Investigation Branch were also deployed to the area to launch an inquiry into the crash. Police, the ambulance service and fire crews from Aylesbury, Haddenham, Oxfordshire and Berkshire are at the scene. Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have seven vehicles responding to the incident, including fire engines and urban search and rescue vehicles.

Worldwide Kenya election: Two dead as Raila Odinga returns home
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National Super Alliance (NASA) supporters engaged in running battles with police as Raila and his entourage attempted to forcefully enter Nairobi Central Business District and into Uhuru Park where they meant to address a public rally. Police were checking vehicles headed from the city centre to the airport in another attempt to stop the demonstration from building. Human rights groups estimate that close to 50 people have been killed in election-related violence, the vast majority shot by ...

Worldwide Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack — TERROR
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A terrorist rammed his auto into two Israelis in two major intersections in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc. Israeli daily Haaretz said that the Palestinian then exited his vehicle, and reportedly ran towards a group of soldiers at Etzion Junction, "in an attempt to stab them", but they shot him inflicting serious wounds.

Worldwide LJP not to field candidates in Gujarat polls, supports BJP
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There have been dharnas and demonstrations by supporters of aspirants to BJP ticket and Congress has seen some of its members leave the party already. The list names Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani as candidate from Rajkot West. Gujarat Deputy CM Nitinbhai Patel will contest from Mahesana and state party president Jitubhai Vaghani from Bhavnagar West.

Worldwide Trump to continue to look for ways to work with Russian Federation
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I disagree with President Trump. "Brennan also said that Trump has been swayed by Russian President Vladimir Putin with flattery and that he might be, in a way, "intimidated" by him" for letting Russia get away. Trump's latest statement that he believed the former secret police operative's denial of election interference rather than our 17 intelligence agencies says everything we need to know about this president.

Worldwide Thomas Chandy resigns as Kerala transport minister over land grab allegations
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If so, Thomas Chandy has approached the court against a minister in the cabinet. "The cabinet meeting had started after making sure that Chandy resigned". Balakrishnan said the LDF should be vigilant as rivals have come out to weaken the LDF government over the recent development. The Deshabhimani's editorial that criticizes CPI, however, justifies Thomas Chandy.

Worldwide Iraqi forces liberate last town held by Islamic State
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An army general contacted by AFP at the front predicted that the battle for Rawa would be swift as "the majority of IS fighters who were in the town have fled towards the Syrian border". Brett McGurk, the Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, said the "days of [IS"] phony "caliphate' are coming to an end". Located some 230 kilometers west of provincial capital Ramadi, Rawa had been considered the Daesh terrorist group's last remaining stronghold in Iraq.

Worldwide Padmavati row intensifies; Karni Sena threatens to cut Deepika's nose
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus " Padmavati " has led to a national debate with a number of religious groups and influential political leaders calling for a ban on the film's release. Union Minister, Uma Bharti also condemned the threat and tweeted, "If we are talking about the respect of #Padmavati, then it is our moral obligation that we respect every woman.

Worldwide UNSC to vote on Syria chem gas attacks probe
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Syrian ally Russian Federation withdrew its own rival draft resolution to renew the inquiry, known as the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), after unsuccessfully pushing for its proposal to be considered second and not first, as council rules required.

Worldwide Fire forces senior citizens into cold, evacuations, 20 hurt
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About 20 people were hurt and were taken to local hospitals, the station reported . Helicopter video showed dozens of people being wheeled away from the facility to ambulances. All area hospitals have been placed on notice that they might be receiving patients Emergency crews are transporting individuals from the scene. The fire remains under investigation.

Worldwide Venezuela ruled in default by trade group after bond payment delays
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The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, a group of banks and brokers that determines whether an entity like Venezuela has failed to make on-time payments on its debts, voted Thursday to say that Venezuela had defaulted. Fitch Ratings, meanwhile, said Venezuela and PDVSA are in "restrictive default" due to the delay in payments and the maturity of its debt. Caracas has only $9.7 billion in foreign reserves and needs to pay back at least $1.47 billion interest on various bonds by ...

Worldwide SADC calls another meeting to deal with Zim crisis
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Morgan Tsvangirai, who leads the MDC-T, was reportedly returning to Zimbabwe from South Africa, where he has been receiving treatment for colon cancer. Mubita said the developments in Zimbabwe "could be the end of the Mugabe ruling era but I doubt that it will be the end of the ZANU-PF ruling era".

Worldwide China, Philippines bullish over improving bilateral relations
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Li said Duterte's visit to China in October previous year was an "ice-breaker" and he has come this time to carry forward the traditional friendship. For his part, Li said there has been a positive improvement in China-Philippines relations, noting Duterte's visit to China previous year "was an ice-breaking trip in the relations between our two countries".

Worldwide OH prisons botch 2 executions in less than 10 years
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Since the introduction of the electric chair, three death row inmates in the USA survived the first attempts to execute them after the process began. Stebbins said Campbell shook hands with execution team members and then wiped away tears after being informed the execution was being called off.