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Inmates run matharon within walls of French prison

Five inmates at Nantes prison donned their running shoes Friday to experience "freedom within the walls" -- running a marathon in less than four hours within the prison walls. Duration: 00:54 Nov 8, 2014
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Ex-Yemeni leader supporters protest UN sanctions threat

Thousands of supporters of Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Shiite rebels took to the streets Friday to protest threatened UN sanctions against the ousted strongman and insurgent chiefs. Duration: 00:40 Nov 8, 2014
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NATO chief vows Afghan support as combat mission ends

NATO's new chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged Thursday that Afghanistan would not be abandoned when the alliance's combat mission ends next month after 13 years of fighting against resilient Taliban insurgents. Duration: 00:57 Nov 7, 2014
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Orion launch to test human flight risks in deep space

With memories still fresh of two commercial space flight accidents in the past 10 days, NASA is readying its first test flight of the Orion spacecraft that could one day carry humans to Mars. Duration: 00:38 Nov 7, 2014
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Brotherhood wants Jordan to scrap peace treaty with Israel

Muslim Brotherhood officials on Friday called on Jordan to scrap its peace treaty with Israel, during a protest in central Amman, after Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque. Duration: 00:53 Nov 7, 2014
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French bombmaker's father still has 'glimmer of hope'

AFPTV interviews the father of David Daoud Drugeon, a French bombmaker who is suspected of joining an Al-Qaeda offshoot and who was targeted and likely killed by US-led air strikes overnight in Syria, a US defense official said. Duration: 01:41 Nov 7, 2014
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Politicos react on Modi's Jayapur village adoption under MPs' adopt-a-village scheme

New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): Politicos on Friday gave mixed reaction after Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted Varanasi's Jayapur village under the MPs' adopt-a-village scheme. Prime Minister Modi on Friday strongly pitched for ending the wretched practice of female foeticide as he adopted Jayapur village and also assured the region's development. Nov 7, 2014
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Budgam firing: Army accepts responsibility, assures full support to victims families

Srinagar, Nov 7 (ANI): The Indian Army on Friday took responsibility for the Budgam incident in which two Kashmiri teenagers were shot dead by army personnel earlier this week. Northern Command GOC Lt Gen DS Hooda, while addressing a press conference, promised a transparent inquiry and said that action will be taken if rules were violated. He further stated that the Defence Ministry has approved ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for families of the deceased and Rs 5 lakh for those injured. Nov 7, 2014
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Whatsapp Introduces New 'Double Blue Tick' Feature

New Delhi, Nov 07 (ANI) : Mobile messaging service WhatsApp has come up with a new "double blue tick" feature that allows users to know when their texts have been delivered and read.The blue tick appears as soon as the person at the receiving end has read the message.One grey tick means a message has been successfully sent, two grey ticks show it has been delivered and a blue tick means the message has been read. The app now also shows the exact time a text was sent. Users need to press and hold down on a particular post to know the accurate time the message was sent to them.The changes will affect all versions of the app used on the Apple iPhone's iOS, the Android operating system, as well as Windows phones, Nokias and Blackberrys. Nov 7, 2014
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Plane hits stray buffalo during take off in Surat

Surat / New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): A SpiceJet plane crashed into a stray buffalo during take-off from Surat although no passengers or crew were hurt. The airline was forced to ground the Boeing 737 which suffered "substantial damages", plane's operator said. SpiceJet said the buffalo, which was killed in the accident on Thursday evening, was "essentially invisible" against a dark background. Passengers on the Delhi-bound aircraft were transferred on to another plane, SpiceJet said. Air Vice-Marshal (Retired), Indian Air Force, Kapil Kak, said a thorough inquiry should be launched and infrastructure of all airports across the country should be reviewed. "Stray animals are a growing menace in some airports," SpiceJet said in a statement. Nov 7, 2014
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Kamal Haasan takes up Modi's clean India challenge on 60th birthday

Chennai, Nov 7 (ANI): Veteran Actor Kamal Haasan, took up 'Clean India' mission on his 60th birthday on Friday, swept street and picked up garbage in Tamil Nadu. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nationwide cleanliness mission on October 02 to raise awareness of cleanliness and better sanitation among its citizens under the banner of 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan', or Clean India Campaign. Haasan took up cleaning of Madhambakkam Lake in Chennai. Haasan participated in the movement along with the volunteers of a welfare club and volunteers of Environmentalist Foundation of India and his fans. Meanwhile, President of BJP's Tamil Nadu unit Tamilisai Soundararajan, welcomed Haasan at the lake site with floral bouquets. Nov 7, 2014
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Politicos react after Election Commission censures MHA over 1984 compensation

New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Friday after the Election Commission in a letter to the home ministry censured the government for hiking compensation to families affected in the 1984 Sikh riots, saying it violated the model code of conduct. Congress leader Rashid Alvi, reacting over EC’s letter, said that the EC took a right step and condemned the government for breaking the model code of conduct. Leaders from other political parties also echoed similar sentiments. Nov 7, 2014