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Colombians narrowly reject FARC peace deal

The commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, known by his nom de guerre , Timochenko, gave a similar message from Havana, where peace negotiations have taken place over the last four years. Until it's clear how much of the peace accord will have to be rewritten to appease its opponents, there's no guarantee that Colombia's war won't flare up again.

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Stampede at Ethiopia kills 50

Millions of people in the Oromo region mark the annual Irreecha festival on the shores of Lake Harsadi, which they consider sacred. He said they were trying to portray the stampede as caused by live bullets fired by government forces. Picture: APPolice fired tear gas at protesters during the religious festival on Sunday, triggering a panicked stampede, witnesses say. Demonstrators hold up a placard reading "Oromia shall be free - remove excessive military from Oromia" as members of the ...

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DRC opposition alleges 57 dead after police open fire

Phil Clark, a political scientist at SOAS University of London, does not see a circumstance whereby President Kabila will step down or move to schedule elections in the country in the coming months although the constitution bars him from running for a third term.

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Musicians reach agreement, end strike

The Philadelphia Orchestra filed for bankruptcy protection in 2011 and emerged a year later. Philadelphia Orchestra Association and musicians reached a tentative agreement of a new collective bargaining agreement with the musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

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US Presidential Elections: Donald Trump renews voter fraud warning, mocks Hillary Clinton

Holt also neglected to delve into the Clinton Foundation scandal or Hillary's obvious health problems. "Hillary has only created jobs at the FBI and DOJ!" tweeted Trump, referring to the now-closed federal investigation into Clinton using a private server system while secretary of state.

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YRF to launch 'Befikre' trailer at the iconic Eiffel Tower!

Yes, Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor's Befikre trailer will be launch at the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris. The team of YRF has teamed up with French authorities to carry out this first-time-ever trailer launch. Befikre marks the return of Aditya Chopra to direction after a gap of seven years. His last directorial venture was Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi . The film's first song Labon Ka Karobaar is another kiss-and-tell story.

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UK's Brexit minister says wants 'freest possible' trade with EU

If the separation takes more than two years, Britain and the European Union must unanimously agree on a lengthened split. Britain will also strive to preserve the "freest possible trade" with the EU's other 27 members post-Brexit, Davis told delegates at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, England on Sunday.

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Trump Did Have Audio Issues At The Debate

While Clinton aides concede Ohio's demographics are less favorable than other political battlegrounds, they dispute any suggestion that they're not treating the state as a top-tier target. Surely by week's end, Trump was aware that his criticism of Machado risked damaging his campaign and giving Clinton fresh fodder to argue that he is too thin-skinned to serve as commander in chief.

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Hillary Clinton Has Her Best Fundraising Month in September

Hillary Clinton raised $154 million for her campaign and the Democratic Party last month, her biggest monthly fundraising haul yet in her bid for the White House, pushing her total for the election cycle toward $1 billion. On CNN's "State of the Union", host Jake Tapper asked Giuliani whether it was "normal, stable behavior for a presidential nominee to launch an unsubstantiated attack", referring to Trump's Saturday night assertion that "I don't even think she's loyal to Bill".

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Dow jumps as investors shake off Deutsche Bank worries

The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 164.70 points, or 0.9 percent, to 18,308.15. The bank's US -traded stock had fallen 6.7% on Thursday after European markets closed, and a pullback in banking shares helped send the Dow down almost 200 points, its steepest loss in more than two weeks.

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Tbilisi stadium largely empty for papal Mass — Georgia Pope

Francis was due Saturday afternoon to visit Georgia's ancient capital of Mtskheta along with the head of the country's Orthodox Church Ilia II. In her testimony, Irina told Francis about the challenges of family life in Georgia, such as finding good Christian education, the fear of becoming parents in situations of poverty and the fact that separation is often seen as a way of resolving family difficulties.

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Fed keeps key rate unchanged but hints of coming increase

Exclusive discounts on ALM and ThinkAdvisor events. The US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at its two-day meeting in Washington , with the central bank indicating it could still tighten monetary policy before the end of the year.

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Donald Trump's tax write-off shows his 'genius' at business, advisers say

Democratic Senate minority leader Harry Reid called Mr Trump a "billion-dollar loser", and urged lawmakers to pass a bill mandating candidates to release their tax returns. rump's weeklong feud with a former beauty queen he called "Miss Piggy" as he shamed her for gaining weight, and his unfounded suggestion Hillary Clinton may have cheated on her husband.

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New York Jets vs Seattle Seahawks: four players to watch

Not only do the Seahawks have a strong defense, the Jets offense will be missing Eric Decker . "But he brings really good attitude and really good toughness, and he's a monster of a guy". Cornerback Darrelle Revis didn't practice on Wednesday, due to an ankle issue - although head coach Todd Bowles said it shouldn't be an issue come Sunday .

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'Happy to slaughter' 3 million addicts, Philippines president says

Continuing, the president said: "Hitler massacred 3 million Jews". Obama canceled a meeting with Duterte scheduled to take place in Laos earlier in September after Duterte had called the USA president a "son of a whore" when Obama had suggested Filipino authorities were flouting global law by killing suspected drug dealers and users.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Rejects 'Hitler' Comparison

While in Hawaii to meet with Southeast Asian defense ministers last Friday 30 September, Secretary Carter hinted at growing US impatience commenting, "Just speaking personally for myself, I find these comments deeply troubling". Duterte attempted to justify his comments by stating he would eradicate the drug dealers, so future generations would not have to suffer at their hands and could live a peaceful life without threat of crime of poverty.

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Market report Bank, Rx sectors pull down stocks

Ahead of the open we expect the Dow Jones to open 2 points higher, at 18,145. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 sank 17 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,154. OIL: Benchmark U.S. crude lost 20 cents to $47.62 per barrel in NY. Citigroup dropped 2.3 per cent and JPMorgan Chase fell 1.6 per cent. Devon Energy added $1.46, or 3.5 percent, to $43.04.

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Bloomberg sources: Bass Pro set to acquire Cabela's

A consortium of investors has emerged as the leading bidder for Cabela's (NYSE:CAB), sources tell Reuters. While it is still possible that the outcome changes, a deal could be announced as early as this week, the sources said. Reuters reported last week that Bass Pro and Goldman Sachs had teamed up with Capital One, which is interested in the credit card business of Cabela's, which is called World's Foremost Bank.

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Yahoo Facing Gross Negligence Lawsuit Following Hack of 500M Users

The breach, they discovered, happened in 2014, the company said, adding that they suspect the breach is actually a "state-sponsored" act. So far, Yahoo has yet to publicly confirm the data leak but according to sources close to the situation, the breach is "widespread and serious", we should also be getting confirmation from the company fairly soon.

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Hungary's referendum invalid due to turnout below 50%

But turnout stood at 43.9 percent, the National Election Office said. The government has insisted the ballot was binding "politically and legally" but the opposition said the government did not have the required support. "I voted (No) because there are a lot of poor people in our country too and if more poor people come in we will be even poorer and have to work even more".

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Minnesota low: Rodon, White Sox send Twins to 103rd loss

Cellular Field. Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano (22) celebrates with teammate Byron Buxton (25) after hitting a thr ... Amid speculation Sale could be dealt in the offseason to start a rebuilding effort, the lefty got off to a bad start. "Earlier stage of my career I'd probably keep playing", Dozier said. His 40 home runs set an American League record for second basemen. "But it would be dumb for me to go out there today".

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Sunday singles gets off to roaring start at Ryder Cup

Although the Europeans had gotten off to a fabulous start in the first three matches on Sunday, later in the day, USA captain Davis Love had Brandt Snedeker , Brooks Koepka and Ryan Moore going up against their rivals, and it was Moore who triumphed over Lee Westwood and sealed the US victory, prevailing 17-11.

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Dutch bank ING to slash 7000 jobs, close branches

In the Netherlands and Benelux, where most of the job cuts will fall - 3,500 in Belgium and 2,300 in the Netherlands - the company is integrating its Belgian Record Bank subsidiary, Belgium's second largest retail bank, with ING. He adds that a pre-tax redundancy provision of around EUR1.1 billion is expected to be booked, of which Euro 1 billion will materialise in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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United Kingdom moves a step closer to leaving the European Union

Mrs May, who had previously only said she would not trigger Article 50 this year, ended speculation about the government's timetable, telling the BBC earlier that it would be done by "the first quarter of 2017", marking the start of a two-year exit process.

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Bubbly royal toddlers strike blow for Queen as Canada visit ends

William said the trip was memorable because it was their first official trip overseas as a family of four. The family shook hands with a line-up of dignitaries including the Premier of British Columbia and the Governor General and his wife before boarding their seaplane with their aides.

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Trump's tax write-off 'genius': Giuliani

He told Fox News Sunday the New York Times story showcases "the genius of Donald Trump" because he has said he would follow the law, would ease tax policy on working people and knows tax policy better than anyone. Ms Susanne Craig, one of the Times reporters who was bylined on the story about Mr Trump's tax records, said the tax documents arrived in a manila envelope in her mailbox at the Times with a return address of the The Trump Organisation.

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British PM May tells Brexit opponents Britain leaving European Union unstoppable

In a speech on the first day of the conference in Birmingham , she attacked those who "have still not accepted the result of the referendum". Just as Britain won't be able to keep full access to the European single market without accepting the free movement of people (something all European leaders made clear before the referendum, but something the Brexiteers simply refused to accept), it can not rid itself of all EU laws and regulations without hurting its trade relations with the rest of ...

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Black box recorder found in New Jersey train crash

Contractors will have to remove debris from the top of the train before investigators can get into the passenger cars, she said. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says investigators in the train crash at a rail station in New Jersey have ruled out terrorism and should have some answers soon.

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Stocks jump, euro up as Deutsche rebounds

Talk of Deutsche Bank becoming the next Lehman Brothers rattled the banking sector. USA stocks are bouncing back early Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, after a steep loss late the previous day. Fischer blamed widening views between investors and the bank on the ability of the lender to meet its costs. "The network of inter European cross debts among its banks a systemic crisis will occur which will further undermine the Euro given that the ECB can not act as a lender of last resort - an important ...

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Australia, NZ: Shares advance on Deutsche Bank settlement talk

The market had been keeping close tabs on Deutsche Bank following initial reports last week that the bank was facing a $14 billion request from US authorities. dollar stemming from doubts about whether the U.S. Federal Reserve would be able to raise interest rates this year. The Dow rose 0.91 percent, while the S&P 500 added 0.8 percent and the Nasdaq 0.81 percent.

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Vertonghen pokes fun at Manchester City defenders on Twitter

We knew they would press us high, we wanted that but they did it better. "In theory we are a team that want to have control always". In our pressing... After experiencing his first loss as City manager Pep Guardiola was similarly impressed with Pochettino's men and described them as serious title contenders.

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Five Key Points In The UK's Brexit Strategy

While the prime minister had long hinted that she would start the process early next year, many observers had speculated that she would hold off until the French presidential elections, due to conclude in May. Japanese automaker Nissan said last week that it needed greater clarity about the kind of access Britain would have to the huge European Union market before it could commit to future investment in the country.

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Wasteful Manchester United pay the price in a tale of two goalkeepers

It was a really good performance, a performance to win by a comfortable score and, in the end, we lose two points". Joe Allen grabbed an 82nd-minute equaliser for Stoke following a rare mistake by United goalkeeper David de Gea, who fumbled a long-range shot to allow Jon Walters to scoop a cross against the bar before Allen smashed home from close range.

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Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

The Lions need to not only win this game, but win it with a strong defensive effort. That's what we came here to do. Riddick hasn't been able to step up as a runner in Ameer Abdullah's place. Jones leads the National Football League in receiving three weeks into the season, but as the Lions' only deep threat he may face more defensive attention going forward.

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Terrelle Pryor thinks Browns can go undefeated rest of season

There is good news for Cleveland, in that the Indians are on the verge of clinching the AL Central and the National Basketball Association champion Cavaliers open training camp this week. "He's talented. He has quickness, suddenness". Berea, Ohio-Hue Jackson might be on to something. "Honestly, that is what I love about all of our guys".


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