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A driverless bus got into a crash on its first day

The driverless shuttle bus was traveling on half-mile loops around the Nevada tourist retreat when a delivery truck came from an alley and snapped its front bumper, city spokesman Jace Radke was quoted by Independent as saying. The minor crash caused a delay but the bus returned shortly after to pick up more passengers waiting in line. The oval-shaped shuttle that can transport up to 12 people has an attendant and computer monitor, but no steering wheel and no brake pedals.

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Danica Roem elected Virginia's first openly transgender state official

He previously referred to himself as Virginia's "chief homophobe" , and he drafted the state's punitive proposed " bathroom bill ", which would have forced people to use the bathroom corresponding to the gender on their birth certificate.

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Drone Shows Islamic State Fighters Flee Al-Qaim City

Syrian state television declared "Albu Kamal is liberated". - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi raised on Sunday the Iraqi flag at a border crossing with Syria days after Iraqi forces retook it from the Islamic State group, state TV announced.

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USA stands alone as Syria plans to join Paris climate accord

Nor that Canada won't meet its 2020 or 2030 United Nations greenhouse gas reduction targets unless it buys billions of dollars worth of useless carbon offsets on fraud-ridden global carbon markets. In June the U.S. said it would withdraw, but the rules of the agreement state that this can not be done until 2020. The only other previous holdout, Nicaragua, announced in September that it would join the pact.

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Priti Patel sought cash for Golan Heights hospital treating Syrian jihadists

A Downing Street spokesperson said: "It is not true that the Prime Minister knew about the International Development Secretary's meeting with PM Netanyahu before Friday 3rd November". Patel then met an Israeli foreign office minister in NY on September 18. "I am sorry for this and I apologize for it". The statement added that the Foreign Office was aware of the visit while it was underway, but was not informed about it in advance.

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Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguan Immigrants to End in January 2019

When Hurricane Mitch struck Nicaragua and Honduras in 1998, both countries were granted TPS. "They have roots in this country". In data shared with ThinkProgress , the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency puts those numbers closer to 86,163 recipients for Honduras and 5,349 recipients for Nicaragua as of the end of calendar year 2016.

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Army jawan killed in encounter with militants in south Kashmir's Pulwama

Khan said appropriate authorities and "concerned embassies" will be informed about the recovery of the M4. He said that there are about five to 10 such weapons in the valley right now. It is being used for social media goal by militants to show they have big weapons", IGP Muneer Khan said when asked if the AK 47 was still "relevant" at a press conference in Srinagar .

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Jeff Sessions to be grilled by Congress over latest Russian Federation revelations

Paul Manafort, the indicted former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump , says he's worth $28 million. In a statement, House intel committee ranking Democrat Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Page was "forced to acknowledge" he communicated with high ranking Russian officials, despite previously casting the Russia investigation as a " witch hunt ".

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Italy To Investigate Death Of 26 'Nigerian Women' In Migrant Shipwreck

According to CNN , Italian authorities have launched an investigation after the bodies of 26 teenage girls were recovered from the Mediterranean Sea this Sunday ( November 5th ). The International Organization for Migration said Friday that more than 2,560 migrants had been rescued over four days. The rest arrived via Greece, Spain or Cyprus.

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Asked if DNC system was rigged in Clinton's favor, Warren says 'yes'

After Clinton's fainting spell, some Democratic insiders were abuzz with talk of replacing her - and Brazile says she was giving it considerable thought. "I didn't want a Plan B. Plan A was great for me". A former Clinton aide confirmed Brazile made the comment, but doesn't believe a call focused on hiring McMahon occurred.

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Woman photographed flipping off Donald Trump fired over 'obscene' display

Briskman decided when she went into work on Monday that she would tell her employer, government contractor Akima LLC , about the photo, but by Tuesday, she had been informed that she violated the company's social media policy because she used the image on her Twitter and Facebook pages as her profile picture.

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Iran adds missile to annual anti-US pageant

A crowd chanted " Down with the US " and "Death to Israel" during the anniversary celebration. The date marks three significant events in the country's history that portray the U.S.in a negative light: the arrest of future Islamic Republic founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini by the USA - and United Kingdom -installed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in 1964; the outbreak of bloody clashes between students and the shah's forces in 1978; and the storming of the US embassy in 1979 that began a ...

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Trump says he plans to meet Putin during Asia tour

North Korea's recent actions, including several missiles that overflew Japan and Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear test, have raised the stakes in the most critical worldwide challenge of Trump's presidency. Trump was due to arrive early Tuesday in Seoul - where the subject of how to tackle North Korea's totalitarian dictator is expected to be at the top of the agenda.

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Iran says resignation of Lebanese PM will create tension in region

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah is set to address Hariri's resignation in a speech on Sunday, the Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Manar TV reported. Lebanon's president, Michel Aoun, said he spoke with Hariri by phone after the speech Saturday and, as the AP reports, he planned to work out the terms of the resignation following Hariri's return from Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Prince Dies in Helicopter Crash Near Yemen Border

Saudi authorities arrested at least 11 princes, several current ministers and dozens of former ministers in a sweeping move reportedly created to consolidate power for the son of King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud. The statement did not specify further what alleged crimes had been committed. Other people detained in the probe include former finance minister Ibrahim al-Assaf, a board member of national oil giant Saudi Aramco; economy minister Adel Fakieh, who once played a major role in ...

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George HW Bush blasts Trump in new book: 'I don't like him'

In this endearing, illuminating work, presidential historian Mark K. Updegrove tracks the two Bush presidents from their formative years through their post-presidencies and the failed presidential candidacy of Jeb Bush, derailing the Bush presidential dynasty.

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Leonard Fournette inactive for Jaguars after violating team rule

Green is a UGA alum. Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo connected on a 56-yard field goal with 23 seconds remaining in the first half. Bortles was 18-27 for 195 yards, a TD and no turnovers in the first half as the Jaguars led 13-7. Bortles completed six of nine passes on the drive for 58 yards, and Ivory rushed three times for 24 yards. Even after Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack flew into the scrum and bowled the two over, Green was still trying to throw haymakers.

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Saudi intercepts missile targeting Riyadh from Yemen

The missile launch on King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh was the first time the heart of the Saudi capital has been attacked and represents a major escalation of the ongoing war in the region. "If the Iranians have supplied a long distance missile, which is the only explanation really, then the big question is how will the Saudis respond".

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On account of Donald trump made an attempt on Twitter

Twitter's explanation has led many to wonder how a low-level employee was able to wield such outsized influence on the platform. Others compared the customer support worker to a hero. Trump frequently uses Twitter to announce policy, assail his adversaries and to tangle with countries, including North Korea, over world affairs. But the outage also sparked discussion of the security of Trump's account.

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United States citizen held in Zimbabwe for insulting Mugabe

According to the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights , detectives raided her house in Harare early on Friday morning and confiscated her laptop and other electronic equipment. The offending tweet allegedly referred to a "goblin whose wife and step-son bought a Rolls-Royce". The organization tweeted a photograph of O'Donovan and her lawyer at the police station Friday.

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Israeli army offers rare pledge of help to embattled Syrian Golan village

The assault began when a suicide vehicle bomb attacked the outskirts of the village, Syrian state media said . After Friday's vehicle bomb there, Syrian state television broadcast footage it said was of residents of the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights attempting to cross the border to assist people in Hader.

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FALL BACK: Daylight saving time ends Sunday

I'm sure most of us prefer the latter. Others say that it influences people to spend more time out of the house, thus decreasing the need for artificial lighting as well as the likelihood of using home electric appliances. The proposal stated: "The state of Montana rejects switching between standard time and daylight saving time and elects to remain on daylight saving time in Montana throughout the year".

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Centre: No action for not depositing old notes

Governor, the latter can exercise his veto and citing differences, refer the matter to the President for decision. You are an elected government but these are parts of law, governing Delhi. Justice Chandrachud said that LG can not stultify a scheme by sitting over the files instead he is bound to under Article 239AA to refer the matter to President in case of difference of opinion.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation finds second Uzbek sought over in NY terror attack

Federal prosecutors say the man was "consumed by hate and a twisted ideology" when he attacked people on the bike path on Tuesday. At a news conference FBI Assistant Director in Charge Bill Sweeney said, "We've found him, and we'll leave it at that".

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Trump defends decision to charge NYC terror suspect in federal court

The president is now hoping to end that visa programme. Backing off his initial statement that he was considering detaining the suspect at America's most notorious prison, Trump said Thursday that Sayfullo Saipov instead should be executed through the civilian justice system, which historically has been delivered faster convictions than the military tribunal system.