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World Media Ukrainian squad third in Rio Paralympics 2016 medal count
Author: 0 Ukrainian squad third in Rio Paralympics 2016 medal count

Carlos Nuzman, President of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, was cheered when he exclaimed that " Mission accomplished ". "We didn't reach our goal, but we did have meaningful achievements", Choung said. The other two WRs were in track & field by athletes David Blair and Rachael Morrison. Irada Aliyeva in the javelin with a score of 42.58 meters, updated Paralympic record and Elena Ciobanu in the women's 100 meters (11.71) repeated the European record.

Author: 0 LA Times Tracking Poll: Donald Trump at 47 Percent

Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally in Florida. In North Carolina, Trump leads men by nine points (49%-40%), but Hillary Clinton leads with women 51%-38%. Support from millennial voters - a demographic Clinton has struggled with - also increased by 7 percentage points in the state. By a margin of 56 percent to 21 percent, likely Florida voters said Clinton won the face-to-face showdown, the first of three debates scheduled to take place before the November 8 election.

Author: 0 Nana Patekar Asks Media "Not To Give THEM So Much Importance"

They have valid visa. "Why should our artists speak up for them?", Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief told reporters here. The debate over whether Pakistani artistes should be allowed to work in India following the terror attacks in Uri that killed 19 soldiers last month became more intense with veteran actor Nana Patekar reacting strongly.

Author: 0 Obama talks of 'unfinished business of peace' at Peres funeral

Even in death, Shimon Peres managed to bring Israelis and Palestinians together. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the gathering of world leaders was a testament to Peres' optimism, quest for peace and love for Israel. "Peres was a partner in making the courageous peace with the martyr Yasser Arafat and prime minister Rabin, and made unremitting efforts to reach a lasting peace from the Oslo agreement until the final moments of his life", Abbas said earlier.

Author: 0 U.S. suspends talks with Russia on Syria ceasefire

The State Department said Monday it will withdraw personnel that had been dispatched to the region in anticipation of that mission, but that it will continue to use established military communications channels to avoid conflict with Russia's own counterterrorism operations.

Author: 0 Pakistan, India NSAs Talk Over Phone, Agree to Reduce Tension: Sartaj Aziz

On October 1, Pakistani troops had shelled Indian posts and civilian areas with mortar bombs, RPGS and HMGS amid small arms firing along LoC this sector. Earlier, Pakistan troops had resorted to brief firing in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district around 0100 hours, officials said. A Pakistani army statement said its troops were responding to unprovoked firing by Ind.

World Media Afghan city of Kunduz under Taliban attack
Author: 0 Afghan city of Kunduz under Taliban attack

The attacks came as the Afghan leadership geared up for a major worldwide donors conference in Brussels, where Kabul is hoping to secure billions of dollars in assistance as it attempts to repel the insurgency and rebuild the country. "Right now, the government security personnel are spread out in the district and they are fighting the Taliban ", Popal said. 'There is killing and fighting every day'.

World Media Bangladesh cafe attack: Canadian student freed on bail
Author: 0 Bangladesh cafe attack: Canadian student freed on bail

Bangladeshi media outlets are reporting Tahmid Hasib Khan was released Sunday. "Although this is not over, this is great progress", said Khan's older brother, Talha, who is a Canadian citizen and lives in Toronto. He was interrogated for two weeks in two spells of police custody as his movements during the attack were highly suspicious. He was arrested along with another suspect former North South University teacher Hasnat Reza Karim on August 3 under Section 54 on suspicion of their ...

Author: 0 Typhoon Megi pounds Taiwan; third severe storm in 2 weeks

No injuries were immediately reported. Typhoon Megi, packing winds of more than 100 miles per hour, raked the island, knocking down trees and cutting power to millions. Typhoon Megi is the fifth such storm to affect Taiwan this year, and it is moving toward an area of mainland China that has repeatedly been flooded due to previous storms.

World Media Ogier secures maiden win at Tour of Corsica
Author: 0 Ogier secures maiden win at Tour of Corsica

The Kiwi said about his Day 2 performance on the Corsica stages "I'm not going to hide away from the fact that it's not been the best of days for us". "The championship smells quite good for us". It was Mikkelsen's first podium finish since winning in Poland in July. Latvala concluded the set-up he chose in pre-rally testing wasn't working, and admitted to lacking rhythm and confidence as he finished the morning in seventh ahead of Craig Breen.

World Media Israel's leaders lay wreaths beside casket of Shimon Peres
Author: 0 Israel's leaders lay wreaths beside casket of Shimon Peres

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (2nd R) stands with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (3rd R) and Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein (R) next to the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, as he lies in state at the Knesset plaza, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem September 29, 2016.

World Media Dozens hurt in Spain gas explosion
Author: 0 Dozens hurt in Spain gas explosion

Pictures from the scene show severe damage to the La Bohemia cafe and debris strewn across a street. A festival was taking place in the town just a stone's throw away from where the blast ripped through the restaurant, it has been reported.

World Media Hurricane Matthew maintaining strength in the Caribbean
Author: 0 Hurricane Matthew maintaining strength in the Caribbean

Worried Americans have to wait a couple of days before finding out if Hurricane Matthew is on track to hit the coast or stay out at sea. Deforestation has greatly increased the potential for devastating floods and landslides on Haiti and the country's ramshackle homes and buildings are vulnerable to storms.

Author: 0 Mother of 18-year-old killed by LA police speaks

Activists on Sunday called on police to publicly name the officers involved in the deadly shooting of an 18-year-old black man near his home and to conduct a quick and transparent probe. Snell's mother told reporters she asked authorities to let her see the dead man to confirm whether he is her son, but they wouldn't allow her to do so.

World Media New formations help Bills' LeSean McCoy find his footing
Author: 0 New formations help Bills' LeSean McCoy find his footing

Patriots and Bills coaches were in the area and attempted to separate the players, with New England wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea getting pushed twice by Bills safety Aaron Williams. Some guys that try to copy that style, they're phonies. " The Patriots definitely do a good job of taking away what you do well and them forcing me to have to stay in the pocket is definitely something that we have in mind", Taylor said.

Author: 0 Debating the debates, Trump's latest controversy, Pence's positions on NAFTA

In 1976, Republican Bob Dole and Democrat Walter Mondale appeared in the first debate between vice presidential candidates. The first was endorsement of current U.S. Mike Pence , is "just not going to come off almost as obnoxious". Pence predicted Trump will stand strong. He's no fire-eater. He's called himself "boring", a quality Clinton said she loves about him.

World Media PM Narendra Modi interfering in Islamabad's internal affairs: Aizaz Chaudhry
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi interfering in Islamabad's internal affairs: Aizaz Chaudhry

Centre is talking about isolating Pakistan, but eventually all the supporters of India can be witnessed maintaining their friendship with Islamabad, said Sena in in its editorial in Saamna. Lashing out at the neighbouring country, the Prime Minister said its leaders used to say that they will fight for 1000 years with India and wondered where they were now.

Author: 0 Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'

Throughout his almost 70 years of public service, Peres, who died in Jerusalem on Wednesday at 93 after suffering a stroke, personified Israeli's proud march toward statehood, its valiant rise to a vibrant democracy and its often rocky route toward reaching a still- elusive lasting peace with its neighbors.

World Media Clowns back out of parade amid rash of creepy clown reports
Author: 0 Clowns back out of parade amid rash of creepy clown reports

However, in both incidents the person was gone before police arrived. "We want to discourage people from scaring people that they don't know", said Franklin Police Chief Russ Whitman. They searched the area but couldn't find anyone in a mask. The children believed the people in the van would jump out and grab them, but Tobias said that did not happened.

Author: 0 After surgical strike, India can economically stifle Pakistan

Amid tension prevailing in areas along the Indo-Pak border after the surgical strikes in PoK to dismantle terrorist launch pads, almost 10,000 villagers living along IB and LoC have migrated to safer areas in Jammu district. He said India can not suppress legitimate aspirations of Kashmiri people. "We continue to urge actions to combat and delegitimize terrorist groups like LeT and the Haqqani Network, Jaish-e-Mohammad", Kirby said.

Author: 0 Investigators want to question engineer in Hoboken crash

On Thursday, a New Jersey Transit Train crashed through a barrier at Hoboken station . While it's not yet known if the crash was caused by operator error or mechanical failure, there are technologies available that are created to halt a train during an emergency.

World Media 14-year-old boy charged in South Carolina school shooting
Author: 0 14-year-old boy charged in South Carolina school shooting

He is scheduled to appear in court on September 30 for allegations that he killed his father before opening fire at a nearby school while shouting, "I hate my life, I hate my life". Mike Ellis with the Independent Mail is reporting that the teacher who was shot is Meghan Hollingsworth. There's no racial undertones there. The suspected shooter, a 14-year-old boy, was taken into custody.

Author: 0 Britons sceptical on government Brexit strategy

Fox also suggested that the United Kingdom would continue to reduce tariffs. The issue could dominate the upcoming Tory conference, although Prime Minister Theresa May as taken an unusual step in scheduling a major speech on Sunday, the opening day, to address Brexit in a possible attempt to deal with it early before moving on.

Author: 0 Pope urges greater efforts for peace in the Middle East

Azerbaijan has been in a long-running battle with Armenia. Now in Syria there are more than 13.5 million people in need of aid, and more than 10 million in Iraq. But geopolitical concerns will also lurk behind the scenes during the three-day trip starting Friday in Georgia, one of the world's oldest Christian lands.

Author: 0 Australian government wants slower switch to clean energy

About 90,000 to 100,000 homes and businesses remained without power on Thursday afternoon, a spokesman for distributor SA Power Networks said. He said there needed to be wider recognition of the importance of coal to Queensland and said a tendency to "talk down" the resource also harmed the state.

Author: 0 Mike Towell in critical condition having collapsed after bout

Towell's family were at his bedside throughout the night and a club spokesman has provided an update on his condition. Towell, who had 11 wins and one draw from his 12 fights prior to taking on Evans, was knocked down by a left hook in the fifth after also hitting the canvas in the first following a brutal right hand.

World Media Israel approves of Trudeau funeral delegation, as PM meets Netanyahu
Author: 0 Israel approves of Trudeau funeral delegation, as PM meets Netanyahu

French President Francois Hollande, Britain's Prince Charles, German President Joachim Gauck and scores of other world leaders also attended the funeral. He held almost every major Israeli political post during his long career, including prime minister twice, the presidency, defense minister and foreign minister.

World Media Ontario's Minimum Wage Moves To $11.40 On Saturday
Author: 0 Ontario's Minimum Wage Moves To $11.40 On Saturday

This is the third consecutive year the minimum wage has been increased. Between 1996 and 2003, the general minimum wage in Ontario was frozen at $6.85/hr., but increased annually between 2004 and 2010, and again in 2014 and 2015. The plan is making the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, roads, bridges and transit in Ontario's history and is investing in a low-carbon economy driven by innovative, high-growth, export-oriented businesses.