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Myanmar Activist Arrested In Junta Raid: Wife
An activist who rose to prominence during Myanmar's 1988 student uprising has been arrested in an overnight raid, his wife said Sunday, the latest blow to the anti-junta movement as the military cracks down on dissent.Myanmar has been in turmoil since the generals ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a February coup, triggering nationwide pro
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Israel To Build Over New 1,300 W.Bank Settler Homes
Israel on Sunday announced plans to build more residences for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, drawing immediate condemnation from Palestinians, peace activists and neighbouring Jordan.The announcement from the housing and construction ministry in right-wing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's government said tenders had been published for 1
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China Aims To Cut Fossil Energy Use To Below 20% By 2060
China is targeting an ambitious clean energy goal of reducing fossil fuel use to under 20 percent by 2060, according to an official plan published by state media on Sunday.The cabinet document follows a pledge by President Xi Jinping to wean the world's biggest polluter off coal, with a target of peaking carbon emissions by 2030 and achieving carbo
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NFL 2021 Week 8 Lines: Opening Point Spreads, Betting Odds, Schedule
Following a light 13-game schedule in Week 7, the NFL is back up to 15 games for the Week 8 slate. The opening betting lines suggest that most of the matchups could come down to the wire.Ten of the 15 games on the Week 8 schedule opened with a betting line of four points or fewer. Two teams are favored by just 1.5 points against division rivals. Fo
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Ugandan Police Say Deadly Blast 'Act Of Domestic Terror'
Ugandan police said Sunday that a deadly explosion that killed one person and injured three others at a roadside eatery in the capital Kampala was an "act of domestic terror".Police spokesman Fred Enanga said the attackers arrived at the popular grilled pork joint in northern Kampala at around 8:30 pm (1730 GMT) on Saturday carrying a plastic shopp
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Halloween Treats Recipe: 8 Spooky And Easy Desserts To Make With Kids
Candy might be the treat of choice for most kids on Halloween, but a sugar rush from some other spooky treats themed after the holiday might be even better.Whether you’re hosting a small get-together, looking to make some treats for your kids class, or just trying to find alternative ways to satisfy your kid’s sweet tooth outside of the candy they
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Uzbek Leader Set To Win Vote With No Real Opposition
Voters across Uzbekistan in Central Asia took to the polls Sunday in a presidential election where incumbent Shavkat Mirziyoyev faces no real opposition as he champions reforms in the ex-Soviet country while maintaining its authoritarian foundations.
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‘The Santa Stakeout’ Hallmark Movie Premiere: Cast, Trailer, Synopsis
Hallmark Channel’s merry holiday season continues with the newest “Countdown to Christmas” holiday premiere, ‘The Santa Stakeout.” The film, starring Tamera Mowry-Housley and Paul Campbell, premieres Sunday night.
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Bar Owner Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Male And Female Customers
A bar owner in Everett, Washington, has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting multiple male and female customers over the last several years, police said.
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Taliban Offer Jobs For Wheat To Tackle Hunger And Unemployment
Afghanistan's Taliban government launched a programme to tackle hunger on Sunday, offering thousands of people wheat in exchange for labour. The scheme will be rolled out around Afghanistan's major towns and cities and employ 40,000 men in the capital alone, the Taliban's chief spokesman said at a press conference in southern Kabul. "This is an imp
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Ethiopia Launches Air Strikes In Northern And Western Tigray
Ethiopia's military on Sunday launched two air strikes on what a government official said were rebel-held facilities in Tigray, the seventh and eighth bombardments in its war-torn northern region in a week.The strikes, far from the regional capital Mekele, signalled the military was potentially widening its campaign of aerial bombardments which has
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Hunter Found Shot Multiple Times In 'Gruesome' Attack On Rental Property: Police
A 55-year-old man was found dead Tuesday on his rental property in Benton County, Tennessee, in what police described as a "gruesome" attack.Timothy Ring, who was a hunter and a farmer, had been shot multiple times at what appeared to be close range, Fox 8 reported, citing Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher.Ring's lifeless body was found on hi
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National Mother-In-Law Day 2021: 10 Inspiring Quotes To Celebrate The Occasion
Every fourth Sunday of October is observed as National Mother-In-Law Day and this year it falls on Oct. 24. The day is marked to appreciate and celebrate the woman who gave birth to your better half.
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College Professor Beats, Tortures Colleague She 'Loved' With Fire Poker, Garden Shears
A Massachusetts college professor will spend at least a decade in prison for using a fire poker and garden shears to beat and torture a female colleague she claimed to love.
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United Nations Day: Significance, Inspiring Quotes To Mark The Occasion
United Nations (UN) Day, which is celebrated on Oct. 24 every year, is an occasion during which the organization "reaffirms the purposes and principles" that have helped to guide it for 76 years. It also marks the anniversary of when the UN Charter entered into force.
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Man Shot Dead In Kashmir As Security Tight For Minister's Visit
Indian paramilitaries shot dead a civilian in Kashmir on Sunday, residents said, as authorities tightened security across the disputed territory for a visit by a top Indian minister.The victim, a milk seller in the southern Kashmir Valley, is the 12th civilian killed by militants or security forces this month as attacks increase in the Muslim-major
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Reinforce The Pandemic's Partnerships For Innovation
Beating Covid-19 has certainly taken longer than most of us were hoping, but we've turned the corner, and it's never too early to begin the critical exercise of assessing "lessons learned."Clearly, in numerous critical areas, we were unprepared for the pandemic's arrival. Nevertheless, as a nation, we rallied -- and the ways in which we did so, pro
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Wuhan Marathon Postponed As China Battles Covid-19 Spike
The Wuhan Marathon, which had been due to take place Sunday, has been postponed at short notice as worries increase over a coronavirus resurgence in China ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.China reported 26 new domestic Covid-19 cases on Sunday, in an outbreak that has become the latest test of the country's zero-tolerance approach with jus
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Lakers Coach Frank Vogel Explains Why He's Unfazed By LA's Poor Start, Drama
Despite the Los Angeles Lakers’ losing streak, Frank Vogel is holding on to the talent his squad has at the moment.
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Modi Confirms COP26 Attendance In Boost To Summit
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the COP26 climate summit, his office confirmed Sunday, in a major boost for the conference that has already been snubbed by key world leaders.More than 120 world leaders are expected to attend the biggest climate summit since the 2015 Paris talks on November 1-2, but China's President Xi Jinping and
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