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LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Oct 2017 9am

Gunman Arrested After Taking Hostages At UK Bowling Alley

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LONDON : A gunman who reportedly held two employees at a bowling alley hostage was arrested Sunday night after armed police moved in. He was treated at the scene and taken to a hospital for treatment.

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Suicide Bomber Kills 13 Others In Northeast Nigerian City: Police Official

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: A suicide bomber killed 13 other people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, a police official said, the deadliest attack in over a month as the conflict with Boko Haram stretches into its ninth year.

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Trump Urges House GOP To Move Quickly On Budget, Tax Cuts

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump warned House Republicans on Sunday that 2018 would be a political failure for the GOP and disappointment for the nation if they fail on tax overhaul.

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Malta: Newspapers, Citizens Take Up Slain Reporter’s Message

VALLETTA, Malta  — Several thousand Maltese citizens rallied Sunday to honor an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but the prime minister and opposition leader who were chief targets of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s reporting stayed away from the gathering.

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Spanish Leader Moves Aggressively To Clip Catalonia’s Wings

BARCELONA, Spain — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy left the nation breathless when he announced the steps he wants to take to crush the separatist movement in the prosperous Catalonia region.

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Japanese Prime Minister Abe Heads To Impressive Election Win

TOKYO  — Japan’s ruling coalition appeared headed to an impressive win in national elections on Sunday, in what would represent an endorsement for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nearly five-year leadership.

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Tens Of Thousands Advised To Evacuate In Japan As Typhoon Threatens On Election Day

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were canceled and train services disrupted on election day on Sunday as a typhoon roared toward the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds.

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Mugabe Removed As WHO Goodwill Ambassador After Outcry

Pic: ReutersGENEVA: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a WHO goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among donors and rights groups at his appointment.

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Indonesia Demands Answers After Military Chief Denied U.S. Entry

Pic: ReutersJAKARTA: Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington’s deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, Indonesian officials said on Sunday.

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Japan PM Abe's Ruling Bloc On Track For Big Win In Election

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday’s election, exit polls showed, bolstering his clout and potentially reenergising a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.

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