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Donald Trump (File | AP)
Trump attorneys seek to bar his campaign comments at trial

In an unusual legal maneuver, Donald Trump's attorneys have asked a federal judge to exclude any statements made by or about the Republican nominee…

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Ravi Karunanayake
China agrees to convert Sri Lanka's project debt into equity

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister said that a Chinese company has agreed to convert a debt of US$ 1.1 billion incurred for the construction of the Hambantota Port,

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US President Barack Obama
WikiLeaks reveals Obama's personal e-mails

The site published seven messages involving an e-mail address purported to be that of the commander-in-chief: bobama@ameritech.net.

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Ranil Wickremesinghe
EU to restore trade concession to Sri Lanka only if progress in human rights situation is satisfactory

EU wants to see satisfactory progress in the implementation of the resolution of the UNHRC of 2015 which Sri Lanka had cosponsored with the United States.

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Author Ruskin Bond
Literature Nobel for Bob Dylan not a right decision: Ruskin Bond

He said he wrote his first book "Room on the Roof" while studying in England as he was assailed by a strong feeling of homesickness for India.

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For representational purpose
Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear

Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.

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Canadian aerospace giant Bombardier to cut 7,500 jobs

The cuts, to hit mostly administrative posts, follow the announcement in February of 7,000 cuts to manufacturing jobs.

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For representational purpose
One more rhino killed in Kaziranga

One more rhino was killed by the poachers in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park.

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Salahuddin seeks Pak military help over Kashmir

Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin has sought Pakistan military's help over Kashmir issue and mocked India's claims of  'surgical strikes' in PoK.

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People help an unidentified injured person after a group of gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, Bangladesh. |AP
Head of militant group behind Dhaka attack dead: Police

Rahman died on October 8 after falling from a five storey building in Ashulia.

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Campaigns court new citizens as US election nears

As new US citizens, they are eligible to vote in the  presidential election.

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Australia agrees to first national gun amnesty in 20 years

Australia will allow gun owners to hand in illegal firearms without penalty next year as concerns grow over gun crimes involving such weapons.

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Donald Trump (File | AP)
Trump now says 'will accept election results - if I win'

However Trump said that he would reserve his right to file a legal challenge in case of a 'questionable result'.

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Pakistani HinduS sit next to a demolished Hindu temple in Karachi on December 2, 2012 | AFP
Hindu temples in Pakistan to get extra protection

A total of 2,310 policemen have been deputed to guard all those places.

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New species of long-necked dinosaur discovered in Australia

The first fossils of these titanosaurs were found in 2005 by grazier David Elliot, the chairman of AAOD in Winston in Queensland state.

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Republican presidential candidate Trump, right, talks with Democratic presidential candidate Clinton at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner. (File photo | AP)
Trump, Clinton trade caustic barbs as roast turns bitter at Al Smith Dinner

The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner is the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day and a time when campaign hostilities are set aside.

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6.6 magnitude quake jolts Japan

There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties.

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British teenager achieves 'rare' perfect International Baccalaureate score

Of the 150,000 IB students around the world this year, only 146 received the perfect score of 45. The average score was 30.07.

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A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 | Reuters
Samsung smartphone found emitting smoke at Japan airport

It is believed to be the first such incident in Japan, though a series of similar incidents were reported overseas with the Galaxy Note 7.

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Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican rival Donald Trump. (File photo | AP)
Trump, Clinton exchange acid jokes at New York dinner 

The Manhattan billionaire started by noting that he knew he was supposed to begin with a "self-deprecating joke".

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Mystery giant planet may have sent solar system out of kilter

"Planet Nine", which is believed to exist beyond Pluto, is so big it may have tilted the entire solar system, astronomers believe.

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