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The stationary train had just arrived from Port Said, a Mediterranean city on the northern tip of the Suez Canal, when it was hit, according to the statement. The government also formed a panel to investigate the incident, but that did not prevent further accidents. Egypt's railway system has a poor safety record, mostly blamed on decades of badly maintained equipment and poor management.
  • On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs

    On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs

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    That base and a USA naval base are home to about 13,000 American military personnel. How anxious should we be about conflict breaking out, accidental or otherwise? South Korea's military said on Thursday North Korea's recent statements regarding striking the US territory of Guam are a challenge against Seoul and the US-South Korea alliance.
  • Amid Dokhlam standoff, Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji

    Amid Dokhlam standoff, Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji

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    The Chinese Foreign Ministry reacted to a report where China had allegedly offered to move its troops back 100 meters, after India sought the pullback of Chinese troops by 250 metres. New Delhi has said both sides should withdraw their troops and begin talks to resolve the matter. In the first signs of thaw between India and China over the two-month-long standoff over Doklam region, senior Army officers of both sides are holding a meeting at Nathu La in Sikkim.
  • Amid SP walkout, BMC makes Vande Mataram must in schools

    Amid SP walkout, BMC makes Vande Mataram must in schools

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    The proposal will now be sent to the Maharashtra government for a final decision. It proposes to make singing the national song compulsory in civic-run and aided schools twice a week. "We are not against Vande Mataram, but making it compulsory is undemocratic". "Therefore, I strongly felt that the BMC should consider this proposal".
  • DineEquity (NYSE:DIN) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.12

    DineEquity (NYSE:DIN) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.12

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    On August 8 Maxim Group left the company rating at "Buy" and lowered the price target from $94.00 to $55.00. On September 7 the company was rated "Overweight" according to a KeyBanc report which is up from the previous " rating. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 3,497 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $190,000 after buying an additional 3,348 shares during the period.
  • Police Officer Survives After Being Shot Multiple Times At Point-Blank Range

    Police Officer Survives After Being Shot Multiple Times At Point-Blank Range

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    Orr was walking with his back to the officer and one hand holding a cellphone to his ear. "Stay with me, man", as he struggles to figure out how he can best help Smith, who goes to the ground outside his patrol auto. The footage was used in the trial against Orr and he was handed a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday. Smith scrambles to the patrol vehicle to alert his dispatch.
  • House 'blown apart' by explosion in Sunderland

    House 'blown apart' by explosion in Sunderland

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    Supt Steve Hartley, from Northumbria Police, said: "Thankfully she was OK and taken to a local hospital". She wrote: "There must be a God somewhere". Tracey Pounder, 51, said: "I heard an almighty bang". Local Lauren tweeted about the explosion this morning, saying: "Right so it's just sounded like a bomb has exploded in ryhope; house literally shook".
  • Hamid Ansari's parting barb annoys his successor Venkaiah Naidu

    Hamid Ansari's parting barb annoys his successor Venkaiah Naidu

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    Ansari's successor M Venkaiah Naidu rejected Ansari's statements as "political propaganda". Ansari reportedly said that there is a feeling of unease amongst Muslims in the country. Ansari said that he "fervently hopes" that all sections of the House would seek to achieve this laudable objective. He also added that democracy is questioned when the voice of the minorities are unheard, as the opposition groups are not let to express their views.
  • Quake with magnitude 6.6 hits Luzon island Philippines'

    Quake with magnitude 6.6 hits Luzon island Philippines'

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    A magnitude 6.3 natural disaster has jolted the Philippines, including the capital, triggering panic among residents but no reports of damages or casualties. The epicenter was 16 kilometers (10 miles) southwest of Batangas province's resort town of Nasugbu, which is around 65 kilometers (40 miles) southwest of Manila.