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Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said that any accusations against Russia were absolutely unfounded. Trump also pointed to a decision Monday by Tony Podesta, a top Democratic lobbyist and brother of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta, to step down from his firm amid questions about foreign lobbying that arose during the Russian Federation probe.
  • Russian embassy employees not hurt in explosion in Kabul - spokesman

    Russian embassy employees not hurt in explosion in Kabul - spokesman

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    Dawlat Waziri said the explosion occurred near the USA embassy and the Afghan defense ministry. Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said no Indian national was injured in Kabul suicide attack in Afghanistan. The police promptly cordoned off the area of the attack . Defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said the bomber "made it through the first checkpoint but was stopped at the second checkpoint and detonated".
  • Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru

    Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru

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    Climbing the world's largest monolith Uluru was banned Wednesday amid concerns it was becoming a "theme park", undermining the giant red rock's deep cultural significance. We welcome tourists here. Only 16 per cent of the visitors to Uluru on the days the climb was open between 2011 and 2015 chose to make the trek. About 300,000 people visit each year and, while there are no official figures on how many climb, their numbers are reported to have declined significantly.
  • New York City truck attack: What we know about suspect Sayfullo Saipov

    New York City truck attack: What we know about suspect Sayfullo Saipov

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    Eight people have been confirmed killed and several injured in a vehicle attack in NY which has been described as an "act of terror" by the city's mayor. He thought it might have been a Halloween prank but he said the scream was bloodcurdling. At least two covered-over bodies could be seen lying on the bike path, and the front end of the truck was smashed in, as was the side of the school bus.
  • House Republicans postpone tax reform rollout, sources say

    House Republicans postpone tax reform rollout, sources say

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    Brady's Senate counterpart, Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, told reporters that eliminating the state-local deduction wasn't helpful. Despite the uncertainty, Brady had said earlier on Tuesday the GOP plan was still on track. The legislation is expected fill in the gaps left by an earlier outline that promised to lower the top corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, trim the top individual tax rate from 39.6 percent to 35 percent and slash taxes the rate for small ...
  • Trump orders stepped up 'extreme vetting' after NY attack

    Trump orders stepped up 'extreme vetting' after NY attack

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    Trump's statement comes after a man described as a "lone wolf" deliberately drove a rented truck into a West Side bike path in lower Manhattan, killing at least eight people and injuring 11 others in the first terror attack in New York City since 9/11, and just blocks from the World Trade Center.
  • Elgin Man Charged with Murdering and Dismembering His Mother

    Elgin Man Charged with Murdering and Dismembering His Mother

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    A dismembered body found Saturday in the Lincoln Park lagoon has led to murder charges being filed again 55-year-old Brian Peck of Elgin . On Saturday, two duffel bags containing human remains were discovered in a lagoon at Chicago's Lincoln Park after a fisherman found one of the bags.
  • Trumps give out Halloween treats at White House

    Trumps give out Halloween treats at White House

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    As Trump's presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates were indicted Monday, Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted a Halloween party on the South Lawn of the White House. There will also be bats, orange pumpkins with profiles of past presidents, fog in the air, and the trees and south facade will be lit with different colors throughout the night.
  • Robert Mueller Flipped A Trump Campaign Adviser

    Robert Mueller Flipped A Trump Campaign Adviser

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    Writing to the Russian contact a week before the Republican National Convention, Papadopoulos proposed a meeting for August or September in the United Kingdom that would include "my national chairman and maybe one other foreign policy adviser" and members of Putin's office and Russia's foreign ministry.
  • OU 5th, OSU 11th in College Football Playoff rankings

    OU 5th, OSU 11th in College Football Playoff rankings

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    Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1) has in-conference wins against Baylor, Texas, Kansas State and Texas Tech, but the Sooners signature win so far is a 31-16 victory against Ohio State. Clemson, the defending national champion, lost the two-time Heisman finalist - and current Houston Texans quarterback - Deshaun Watson, but it still has managed wins over two ranked opponents, Virginia Tech (7-1) and Auburn (6-2).