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There were three Turks and an Israeli among the wounded, Batumi University Hospital spokesperson said. According to officials, no participants of the contest, who were staying at the hotel, were injured in the blaze. A picture taken on November 24, 2017 shows a general view of the Leogrand hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım sent a letter of condolence to Georgian Prime Minister Kvirikashvili.
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    The entire country is speaking in one voice that historical facts were distorted (in the movie)", he said . The chief minister said any distortion of historical facts will not be tolerated. He said he was for a ban on the movie in the state as many delegations from across Jammu region had approached him on the issue in the last couple of days.
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    PT/1 p.m. ET, FOX, DirecTV). Just minutes after Andre Johnson was inducted into the Texans Ring of Honor at halftime against the Arizona Cardinals , DeAndre Hopkins kicked off the third quarter with back-to-back big plays. You deserve to lose, especially when you make the decision I made and the play I called. Peterson finished with 26 yards on 14 carries. Gabbert, 28, was drafted in the first-round of the 2011 NFL Draft by then general manager Gene Smith.
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    Dasmunsi's popularity among Congress supporters was such that his name was included in the 90-member campaign committee for the West Bengal Assembly elections in 2016. Dasmunsi, aged 72, was in coma after suffering a stroke in 2008. Later, he was shifted to his home. Senior CPM leader and present Raiganj MP Md Salim said Dasmunsi build up Congress organisation in the state without issuing threats as witnessed in contemporary Bengal politics.
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    In 2016, defense officials investigated 126 sexual assaults at Fort Campbell compared to 64 two years earlier. Reports of sexual assault at Fort Bragg increased by 28 percent in 2016 over the year before, according to a summary released by the Department of Defense Friday.
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    Trump tweeted that the policy had been "under study for years". Donald Trump says he is halting a controversial change allowing the import of elephants killed by hunters overseas. The African bush elephant is now listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, but a provision of the law allows for the import of trophies if it can be proved that hunting the animals contributes to conservation efforts.
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    Now he is betting that in this highly partisan environment, he is free to weigh in on controversies involving other men - particularly if they're Democrats like Franken and the now-deposed movie producer Harvey Weinstein, the party donor whose actions spurred the national discussion of sexual harassment.
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    With the voting results released by the Ontario Labour Relations Board, that could have ended the faculty strike, now entering in its fifth week, I have to say that I am very disappointed with the faculty's rejection of management's offer. "We will not speculate (on that possibility)". "Calling for this vote was a bully move by Council", he said. "I'm looking for the best ideas about how to make sure this reinvestment directly benefits students who have faced hardship".
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    In their note to the court the 12 jurors - seven men and five women - wrote: "We can not reach a unanimous decision.Nor are we willing to move away from our strong convictions". "Too many people tried to convict him without his day in court", said Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney. New Jersey is a pretty blue state - Republicans haven't won a U.S.
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    Next time Marco Rubio should drink his water from a glass as opposed to a bottle-would have much less negative impact. Trump took another sip from the water bottle before ending his speech. However, the aspect that "intrigued" the American people, even more, was the way he chose to take a sip of water. "Help me, I need water". Trump pulled a bottle of water out of his pocket and exclaimed, "It's Marco!" The senator joked after the president's speech that Trump needs to work on his form.
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    Operation Christmas Child partners with churches, orphanages and schools in these underdeveloped countries that figure out which children need a gift of love the most. "I love the ministry". Not only are the recipients benefitting from the gifts, but the gift-givers are as well. The boxes include small toys, school supplies and personal hygiene items along with scripture.
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    We have water and food but no tent. "Fortunately no damages were inflicted upon display windows and historical objects within the museum", he added. "The faults and shortcomings in the construction of these buildings should be investigated". Seven towns and almost 2,000 villages were damaged, with some villages completely wiped from the map.
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    While coalition announcements about the availability of two ports in southern Yemen are "helpful", the key need is access to the rebel-held Red Sea ports of Salif and Hodeida, which are now inaccessible to United Nations aid shipments. The UN has warned that an already catastrophic humanitarian crisis in Yemen was worsening each day that aid shipments remained blocked. "This will have no impact on our operations once they resume", Mr McGoldrick said.
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    The report was based on an interview with Leigh Corfman, who said she was 14 and Moore 32 when he initiated a sexual encounter. A new report suggests that the Trump Administration might be looking at ways to appoint Attorney General Jeff Sessions to his old senate seat in order to quell the evolving controversy that surrounds Roy Moore .
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    Trump is overseas on a 12-day Asia-Pacific trip during which he has been meeting with regional leaders with a heavy emphasis on curbing North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. In the first comments on Mr Trump's visit by a North Korean official, a Pyongyang foreign ministry spokesman said it was a "warmonger's visit for confrontation to rid" North Korea of its self-defensive nuclear deterrence, the state-run KCNA news agency reported.
  • Large quake near Iran, Iraq border

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    At least eight villages were damaged in Iran after the natural disaster Iran's state TV reported. Scores of people were injured in the border city of Qasr-e Shirin in Iran, state TV reported. The extent of damage and casualties remain to be seen. Residents of the northern Iraqi city of Erbil in the street after the quake hit. Iran's semi-official Iranian ILNA news agency says at least 14 Iranian provinces were affected.
  • Republican Senate Fundraising Arm Bails on Roy Moore

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    Steve Bannon , the former White House chief strategist who backed Moore's candidacy, condemned the Washington Post as part of the "opposition party" after it made the allegations public. His campaign denied the report as "the very definition of fake news and intentional defamation". I strongly urge the Washington Post , and everyone involved, to tell the truth.
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    According to reports the driver has a history of mental illness including acute schizophrenia. The 28-year-old driver of the vehicle, who was known to police for committing minor offences, has reportedly been detained. He was known to the police but not to terrorist affairs. The driver attempted to drive off but was stopped by police and arrested straight away. Paul, a communications student at IGS Campus, told La Depeche: "I was in class and I heard sirens".
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    The international organization's presence in Lebanon include the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL) who serves as the secretary-general's representative to the Lebanese Government, all political parties and the diplomatic community based in the country, and works on behalf of the UN chief to assist Lebanese parties to reach peaceful and consensus based solutions to contentious issues.
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    The president joined Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan on Sunday and Monday, enjoying a casual burger lunch and golf - and discussing the nuclear crisis. troops participating in the war. Trump wants South Korea to pay more for the USA military presence on its soil, which is chiefly aimed at deterring potential aggression from North Korea .
  • Carter Page met with Russian official during 2016 trip to Moscow

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    The trip was "completely unrelated to my limited volunteer role with the campaign and as I've done dozens of times throughout my life". Democrats on the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees are interested in formally asking Sessions to clarify his testimony, according to a Senate aide.
  • Loud explosion heard near Riyadh airport

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    The missile was destroyed near Riyadh's King Khaled International Airport, which was functioning normally, it added. The attack came after the Houthi militia failed to launch a missile at Saudi Arabia on October 30. Unconfirmed footage uploaded to Twitter appeared to show a volley of at least three missiles being fired from the ground at an undetermined location in Riyadh.
  • Bills trade picks to Panthers for wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin

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    That's because the Buffalo Bills are acquiring WR Kelvin Benjamin from the Carolina Panthers. At 5-2, the Bills see a real shot at making the playoffs for the first time in 17 years (the longest current postseason drought of any National Football League team) and, though Benjamin won't get a lot of separation, he's on his way to another 1,000-yard season.