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People Western hostages held by Taliban are freed
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The release, which came together rapidly Wednesday, comes almost five years to the day since Coleman and Boyle lost touch with their families while traveling in a mountainous region near the Afghan capital, Kabul. The group released two videos of the hostages. Their families did not know they had crossed into Afghanistan. "We ask that you are merciful to their people and God willing they will release us", she said in the video, addressing Trump in December.

People Allahabad HC acquits Talwars in Aarushi murder case, gives benefit of doubt
Author: 0 Allahabad HC acquits Talwars in Aarushi murder case, gives benefit of doubt

Irrfan and Konkona Sensharma-starrer Talvar approached the case from various points of view, with director Meghna Gulzar trying her best to tread a middle ground. Initially, the police suspected the domestic help of the family, Hemraj , but next day, his dead body was recovered from the terrace of the same flat.

People Rapper Princess Nokia throws hot soup on man after racist subway outburst
Author: 0 Rapper Princess Nokia throws hot soup on man after racist subway outburst

She has since verified that she slapped the man after he called a group of boys on the train the n-word, and that the rest of the train vehicle offered support in standing up to the inebriated racist named Paul Lawson. The Harlem rapper proudly took credit for taking down a foul-mouthed subway bigot with a swift slap and bowl of soup. Frasqueri said that she "kicked him off the train", adding: "I will do anything to defend the honor of my brothers and sisters #blacklivesmatter".

People Partly cloudy, cooler Thursday; Sunny Friday
Author: 0 Partly cloudy, cooler Thursday; Sunny Friday

A few showers possible Friday afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny and just a touch warmer with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Saturday looks partly sunny and warmer with temperatures in the mid and upper 70s. Temperatures will rise well into the 70s to near 80 degrees and the southwesterly breeze could gust to 30 miles per hour during the afternoon. We're looking at a far better afternoon than yesterday with sunshine and a few clouds in the mix.

People Control burn canceled. Merced County smoke is all from wildfires, officials say
Author: 0 Control burn canceled. Merced County smoke is all from wildfires, officials say

Seventeen different fires have spread across four different counties, leaving over 2,000 structures destroyed and killing at least 17 people, according to ABC7 , since the fires started Sunday night. Children, the elderly and people with respiratory conditions are the most susceptible to the pollution and should take extra precautions, air district officials said.

People Record-tying Hurricane Ophelia moving northeast in Atlantic
Author: 0 Record-tying Hurricane Ophelia moving northeast in Atlantic

However, the west coast could see gusts of up to 70mph when Ophelia hits. Forecasters say slight strengthening is possible over the next couple of days. The last time so many named storms in a row became hurricanes was in 1893, he said. In contrast the east of England could see much nicer weather, with temperatures skyrocketing as the system arrives from the tropics.

People Turkish, US officials to meet to resolve dispute - Bekir Bozdag
Author: 0 Turkish, US officials to meet to resolve dispute - Bekir Bozdag

In a retaliatory move, Turkey's Washington Embassy also suspended non-immigrant visa services, saying, "Recent events have forced Turkish Government to reassess the commitment of the Government of the United States to the security of Turkish Mission facilities and personnel".

People No ifs, no butts - beach smoking in Thailand is banned
Author: 0 No ifs, no butts - beach smoking in Thailand is banned

Phuket Marine Biological Center staff search for cigarette stubs in a 9sqm sample area at a depth of 10 centimeters on Patong beach in Phuket province in an undated photo. "And then when the chemicals from the cigarette butts reach the water, it also releases cadmium, lead, arsenic and some acid from insecticide which are poison to the natural food chain".

People EC To Announce Poll Dates For Himachal Pradesh Today, Gujarat Soon
Author: 0 EC To Announce Poll Dates For Himachal Pradesh Today, Gujarat Soon

The tenure of the Gujarat Assembly term ends on January 22, 2018, while Himachal's House ends on January 7, 2018. On the other hand Gujarat polls will be very important for Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) because after the grand victory in 2017 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh the stakes are very high and 2019 Lok Sabha elctions will depend a lot on 2017 Gujarat assembly polls.

People Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga fails to disrupt election
Author: 0 Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga fails to disrupt election

Honorable Raila Odinga and his running mate sent a letter dated 10 October 2017 indicating that they had chose to withdraw from the fresh Presidential election. In Nairobi on Wednesday, Odinga said election officials stalled on actions, "creating an illusion of motion without movement". IEBC says that Odinga was yet to submit a dully filled statutory Form 24A that a candidate is required to fill for him to withdraw from the presidential race.

People Hamas, Fatah reach Palestinian reconciliation deal
Author: 0 Hamas, Fatah reach Palestinian reconciliation deal

Al-Nuno gave no further details on the content of the deal. The talks marked the latest in a series of attempts to end a decade-long Palestinian territorial, political and ideological split that has crippled Palestinian statehood aspirations.

People 'White Widow' reportedly killed by USA drone strike
Author: 0 'White Widow' reportedly killed by USA drone strike

She frequently used her young son Jojo, 12, in the terror group's propaganda videos. However, she - and possibly her son - were actually killed in June during an air-strike by a US Air Force Predator, The Sun reported. She has separately been accused organising terror plots across three continents - including a plot against the Queen in London during VJ Day celebrations in 2015.

People Clarify intentions by next week, Spain tells Catalan President
Author: 0 Clarify intentions by next week, Spain tells Catalan President

He did not refer to the violence with which police cracked down on voting day but said "nobody can be proud of the image" Spain projected, adding the only ones to blame were the Catalan leaders. "There is no mediation possible between democratic law and disobedience, illegality", he told parliament. According to news media, among the measures taken by Rajoy to tackle down secessionist challenge is an eventual intervention of Catalonia's autonomy through the application of Article-155 of the ...

People PM to inaugurate birth centenary celebrations of Nanaji Deshmukh
Author: 0 PM to inaugurate birth centenary celebrations of Nanaji Deshmukh

The Congress said the PM's move to set up his economic advisory council after three and a half years of coming to power was a step too little and too late as the economy was already in a downward spiral. "Loknayak JP fought corruption in the nation". Nanaji Deshmukh was born in small-town Kadoli in Maharashtra's Parbhani district on October 11, 1916.

People Dems who opposed Iran nuke deal urge Trump to keep pact
Author: 0 Dems who opposed Iran nuke deal urge Trump to keep pact

It said the reminder was triggered by "current events" but gave no details. If Trump announces the decertification of the Iran nuclear deal, Congress will reportedly have 60 days to re-impose economic sanctions against Iran that were withdrawn following the 2015 agreement.

Author: 0 Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) Position Boosted by State Street Corp

Its down 4.8% from 35.75M shares, reported previously. It has outperformed by 34.90% the S&P500. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

People These comic takes laugh off USA soccer sadness
Author: 0 These comic takes laugh off USA soccer sadness

This will be the first World Cup without the USMNT since 1986. He added: "The players have got to be good enough, too". One goal, an equalizer against the weakest opposition in the qualifying group, and the USMNT would have been off to next year's World Cup in Russian Federation.

People Russian Federation reportedly accuses United States of pretending to fight ISIS in Syria, Iraq
Author: 0 Russian Federation reportedly accuses United States of pretending to fight ISIS in Syria, Iraq

The Pentagon strongly denied the accusations, saying that the US -led coalition fighting Islamic State posts data every day on the number and result of strikes for the public to see. "Considering such serious manpower reinforcements with U.S. benevolence and the creation of the stock of medicines with food supplies, one should not be an expert to forecast an attempt to disrupt the peace agreement now in the southern de-escalation zone as well".