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South Africa's Wits University suspends classes after violent protests

South Africa's Wits University suspends classes after violent protests

Numerous campuses in South African universities were forced to close after students began the violent demonstrations. Like many South African university students, Nontsikelelo Selleo is angry. "Our job is to protect the rights of everyone, including the students and staff who want to learn and work", he said. She said the university, which shut during earlier protests, reopened on Monday, but some students forced some of the lecturers out of their offices. Read More

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Hurricane Matthew Could Bring Rain to CT

It was headed for southeastern Cuba and then into the Bahamas. He wants to make sure counties are prepared if the storm moves toward Florida , spokeswoman Jackie Schutz said . By that point, the intensity is expected to drop slightly because of the interaction with the land masses. Haitian authorities had tried to evacuate people from the most vulnerable areas ahead of the storm, but many were reluctant to leave their property. Read More

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Gilmore Girls reboot: coffee shops across USA to transform into show's diner

Gilmore Girls reboot: coffee shops across USA to transform into show's diner

Every free cup of coffee will include potential giveaways and a " Gilmore Girls " sleeve that is decorated with quotes pulled from the show's seven seasons and the upcoming reboot . The shops will carry branded Luke's gear, and Netflix promises "a fun surprise" as well. Or maybe it's the talking fast part, since all four locations will be giving away a free cup of coffee to patrons from 7am until noon. Read More

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Clinton, Trump Jockey on Fighting Terrorism

Clinton, Trump Jockey on Fighting Terrorism

Clinton urged voters not to "get diverted and distracted by the kind of campaign rhetoric we hear from the other side". It all points to a Trump advantage. Trump would win Florida, a hotly contested state, if the election were held now, the poll showed. Trump agreed terrorists have a preference: They "want her so badly to be our president". Read More

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Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

Turnover battle: The Lions are tied for 19th with a minus-1 turnover differential and are one of three teams that have forced a league-worst one (Seahawks, Giants). The interior of the defensive line was supposed to be a strength. Most important, he again threw zero interceptions and consistently got the ball out of his hands and to receivers on time. Read More

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Biggest remaining hospital in Aleppo bombed again

Russian Federation announced a month ago that the Syrian government would give safe passage to civilians wanting to leave eastern Aleppo . Children peer from a partially destroyed home in Aleppo in February. The few doctors remaining have been operating with no anesthesia, and severely wounded children have been left to die, because there are few doctors to care for them. Read More

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Philippines' Duterte compares anti-drug crusade to Hitler

He appeared to quickly change tack, however, and welcomed the comparison. "I'd be happy to slaughter them", Duterte said in Davao City after an official visit to Vietnam. The President's comments were immediately condemned. His comments were criticised as "outrageous" by Jewish groups, Reuters reports . "Duterte owes the victims (of the Holocaust) an apology for his disgusting rhetoric", he said. Read More

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PM Modi has shown a 'mirror' to Pakistan: BJP

Let both countries fight to see who would eradicate poverty first... Addressing a massive gathering at a BJP meet yesterday in Kozhikode, Modi challenged Pakistan to go to war against poverty and unemployment. "We will isolate you". Besides the movement on the border, the Army has also planned targeted killing in the hinterland, as they suspect still almost 140 terrorists are hiding in the Valley and of them, 70 are believed to be foreign militants, who managed to infiltrate. Read More

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Talk of sex tapes takes presidential campaign on sordid turn

The Manhattan mogul accused his rival of helping Alicia Machado get U.S. citizenship so she could "use her" in this week's presidential debate. After mocking Donald Trump's tweeting habits, Hillary Clinton chose to go on a little 3 a.m. "Hillary Clinton was married to the single greatest abuser of women in the history of politics", Trump said . The images are grainy and do not include nudity, though Machado later acknowledged in the Hispanic media that she was having sex in the video. Read More

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Us seeks de escalation of tensions calls uri attack horrific

Us seeks de escalation of tensions calls uri attack horrific

On Thursday, the Indian army's director of military operations held a press conference in which he said multiple " terrorist launchpads" inside Pakistani-controlled territory had been targeted. Pakistani military establishments provide training and "safe shelter" to these militants with the rogue objective of terrorist attacks on India as well as other countries including Bangladesh. Read More

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