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A runner dies during China marathon

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In a marathon event in China’s Shenzhen city, a male runner, 33, died while participating in the event, organisers said. The runner surnamed Yao collapsed just 400 metres from the finish line in the 13.1-mile half marathon race on Saturday, Xinhua reported. “The ambulance medical staff were across the street and witnessed the falling of Yao, offering him an immediate ...

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Obama to discourse steps to US on fighting terrorism

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Following the wake of California shooting attack, US President Barack Obama will address the nation  on Sunday the steps to fight terrorism, the White House said. Obama will provide an update on the ongoing investigation into Wednesday’s attack in Californian city of San Bernardino in which two shooters killed 14 people and injured 21 others, Xinhua quoted the White House ...

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Obama and Cameron discussed efforts against IS

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US President Barack Obama has a discussion over the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the White House has said. Obama on Friday “welcomed the outcome of the vote and expressed his appreciation” that the UK has joined the counter-IS campaign in Syria, Xinhua quoted the White House as saying. In order to extend ...

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Australia reassures of hunting MH370

Australia

The official authorities of Australia have assured that they will find out the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 within the current search area. Deputy Prime Minister of Australia Warren Truss held a press conference on Thursday and announced that more than three-quarters of a “hot spot” area within the current search zone had been scoured for the plane that disappeared ...

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US tightens Visa-waiver programe following Paris attack

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Following the Paris attack, fearing of security, US took some steps in order to tighten the US Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) for citizens of 38 countries in the wake of Paris terrorist attacks. The new changes that were proposed mainly include aggressive steps by homeland security department (DHS) to collect information from VWP travellers on past travel to countries regarded ...

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Thousands gathered to pay tribute to Manmeet Bhullar

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In order to pay tribute to an Indian-Canadian MLA who was killed on November 23 while trying to help a stranded driver, some 2,000 people gathered in Calgary, media reports said. Manmeet Bhullar, 35, was killed in a road accident when he stopped to help a stranded driver on a snow-covered highway between Calgary and Edmonton. He was a  a former ...

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Over 100 immigrant detainees on Hunger Strike

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Around 110 detainees, largely from South Asia, are on massive hunger strike at three immigration detention centres in Alabama and California, demanding an end to their indefinite confinement and improved conditions. The hunger strikes initiated on Wednesday at detention centres in Etowah County, Alabama, Theo Lacey facility in Orange County, California, and Otay detention facility in San Diego, California, according ...

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Thanksgiving Day saw a huge online trade

Thanksgiving Day

The holiday season has arrived for the Americans and it begins their very special ‘Thanksgiving day.’ It has traditionally been a celebration of the blessings of the year, including the harvest. People celebrate it with a lot of enthusiasm and celebrate in their cultural manner. it is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the November. Recent analysis depicts that this year ...

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