• Multi-State Shooting Suspect Captured
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    Multi-State Shooting Suspect Captured

    A multistate manhunt that kept the Mid-Atlantic region on alert for more than 10 hours ended when law enforcement officers on foot chased down a man they say shot six people, killing three, in two separate shootings. (Oct. 19)

  • Tillerson to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Switzerland
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    Tillerson to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Switzerland

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland in a week-long trip starting on Friday, the State Department said in a statement released on Thursday.

  • After near-death fall, trance pioneer van Dyk finds new purpose
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    After near-death fall, trance pioneer van Dyk finds new purpose

    Trance music pioneer Paul van Dyk had hoisted himself onto an elevated ridge of the stage to greet the cheering crowd. The German DJ's girlfriend was told that van Dyk may never speak or walk again. Just a year and a half after the February 2016 accident at a festival in The Netherlands, van Dyk

  • Iraqi Kurds say open to talks after Baghdad military operation
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    Iraqi Kurds say open to talks after Baghdad military operation

    The Iraqi Kurdish regional government said Thursday it was open to talks with Baghdad after central government forces seized a swathe of disputed territory from Kurdish fighters. "The cabinet welcomes the initiative of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on starting negotiations with the regional government

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    Philippines' Duterte says Malaysian Islamist militant killed

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday that a Malaysian militant tipped to become the new leader of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia had been killed. Mahmud Ahmad was described by the Philippine military as a "high value target" who had funded an attack by pro-IS militants on

  • Philippines' Duterte says Malaysian Islamist militant killed
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    Philippines' Duterte says Malaysian Islamist militant killed

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday that a Malaysian militant tipped to become the new leader of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia had been killed. Mahmud Ahmad was described by the Philippine military as a "high value target" who had funded an attack by pro-IS militants on

  • With the crazy 'Italics', Asterix returns for 37th adventure
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    With the crazy 'Italics', Asterix returns for 37th adventure

    Asterix, the indomitable pint-sized Gaul forever outfoxing the Romans, returns for his 37th comic adventure on Thursday, this time battling his way across Italy in a chariot race. The latest edition, 'Asterix et la Transitalique' (Asterix and the Chariot Race), is set in ancient Italy. The

  • Puerto Rico mostly in the dark one month after hurricane
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    Puerto Rico mostly in the dark one month after hurricane

    It's been a month since Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico and Samuel de Jesus still can't drive out of his isolated, blacked-out town. The bridge connecting Rio Abajo to the rest of the island was swept away when Maria slammed the island on September 20. For two weeks Rio Abajo, located

  • Florida college town tense ahead of white supremacist speech
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    Florida college town tense ahead of white supremacist speech

    A Florida college town was on lockdown Thursday ahead of a speech by Richard Spencer, an organizer of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that erupted in deadly violence in August. Florida officials are so fearful of disturbances that Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency

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    Iranian general, Assad discuss joint military strategy - report

    Iran's military chief met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday during a visit to Damascus to set out a joint military strategy, Syria's state news agency reported, a sign of deepening Iranian influence that has alarmed Israel. General Mohammad Baqeri said Iran was determined to

  • Like Many Parts of American Life, Violent Crime Is Still Largely Segregated
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    Like Many Parts of American Life, Violent Crime Is Still Largely Segregated

    WASHINGTON ― Violent crime, like many aspects of U.S. society, is still largely segregated, according to a new Justice Department report.

  • US jobless claims plunge to 44-year low in storms' wake
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    US jobless claims plunge to 44-year low in storms' wake

    Claims for US jobless benefits fell to a 44-year low in early October as labor markets recovered from the damage of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, government data showed Thursday. The new figures pointed to strong October job creation as the data were collected during the survey week for the Labor Department

  • Hardline religious Jews protest against Israeli army service
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    Hardline religious Jews protest against Israeli army service

    Several thousand ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked a major intersection in central Jerusalem on Thursday to protest against efforts to force them to enlist in the Israeli military like their secular compatriots. A series of such protests in recent weeks has been spurred by occasional arrests of ultra-Orthodox

  • May seeks urgent Brexit plan at EU summit
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    May seeks urgent Brexit plan at EU summit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May urged EU leaders Thursday to urgently set out plans to move forward with Brexit negotiations, in particular on the rights of European nationals, as they prepared to delay key trade talks until at least December. Arriving for the two-day summit, May accepted that her

  • Women Around The World Are Harassed And Abused On Public Transportation
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    Women Around The World Are Harassed And Abused On Public Transportation

    A new report affirms what many people already know: Harassment and physical abuse are preventing women around the world from being able to use public transportation safely.

  • Sky Katz Dishes On 'Raven's Home' And Why Zendaya Inspires Her
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    Sky Katz Dishes On 'Raven's Home' And Why Zendaya Inspires Her

    With the finale episode of Season 1 of “Raven’s Home” right around the corner, HuffPost caught up with the “That’s So Raven” spin-off’s rising star Sky Katz to chat about her experience working with Raven-Symoné, her rap skills and her inspirations.

  • Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases
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    Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases

    Militants launched two separate attacks on Afghan security installations killing dozens of soldiers Thursday, the latest in a series of devastating assaults this week that have left more than 120 people dead and underscored spiralling insecurity. At least 43 Afghan soldiers were killed and nine wounded

  • Ebola-like Marburg virus kills two in Uganda: official
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    Ebola-like Marburg virus kills two in Uganda: official

    Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry said Thursday. "Blood samples were taken from two people who have since died and were found positive for Marburg", Uganda

  • Swedish PM opposes Macron call to slow trade deals
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    Swedish PM opposes Macron call to slow trade deals

    Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said Thursday he opposes moves to put the brakes on free trade deals, as French President Emmanuel Macron prepared to urge EU leaders to slow down on new agreements. Macron is set to appeal to his European Union counterparts at a summit in Brussels to go more slowly

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    BRIEF-Mitrajaya's ‍unit accepts letter of award for construction at Putrajaya for 132.5 mln rgt

    Oct 19 (Reuters) - Mitrajaya Holdings Bhd: * ‍Unit accepted letter of award from Asima Architects for condominium construction at Putrajaya for 132.5 million rgt * Contract expected to contribute positively ...

  • Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands
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    Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

    ​Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday moved towards meeting one of the demands of anti-corruption protesters who have set up the first tent city in Kiev since the pro-EU revolt of 2014. Some 1,000 activists gathered outside the chamber on Thursday as lawmakers agreed to push forward for Constitutional Court

  • Toddler Makes Amazing Face On 'Frozen' Ride At Disney World
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    Toddler Makes Amazing Face On 'Frozen' Ride At Disney World

    Walt Disney World is a gold mine for epic photos ― especially when it comes to those on-ride shots.

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    U.S. drone strike kills leader of Pakistan's Jamaat-ul-Ahrar militants - spokesman

    The leader of Pakistani militant group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, who planned some of the deadliest suicide bombings in Pakistan over the last year, died on Thursday of wounds sustained in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, a spokesman said. "Our leader, Omar Khalid Khorasani, was wounded in one of the

  • Real Bartenders Try To Spell 'Daiquiri' On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
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    Real Bartenders Try To Spell 'Daiquiri' On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

    “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” took advantage of its stay in Brooklyn to ask local bartenders revealing and silly questions for Wednesday’s show.

  • Five things to know about Kremlin candidate Ksenia Sobchak
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    Five things to know about Kremlin candidate Ksenia Sobchak

    Ksenia Sobchak, who has surprised Russia by declaring herself a candidate in next year's presidential election, has repeatedly reinvented herself, from privileged party girl to reality TV show host before diving into politics and independent journalism. Here are five things to know about Sobchak