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Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle

Another 160 families have reportedly been seized from around Qayyara, she said, and 2,210 families from the Nimrud area of Hamdaniya district. The initial USA assessment was that ISIS would use human shields differently than it did during the successful offensives to retake Ramadi and Fallujah, Dorrian said.

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Hindu groups protest against 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' in Madhya Pradesh

The main plot of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil story is unreturned love. The story of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is about the magical ride of friendship, love, heartbreak, emotion and possible but painful attempt of continuing and moving on. You hadn't seen Ranbir in anything like this before. For me, sharing screen space with her feels great. On the other hand, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as poetess Saba is svelte.

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The Great British Bake Off

Mel, 48, provided a comment on behalf of herself, adding: "Since leaving the Royal Ballet 12 years ago, Mel is really looking forward to getting back on her points and showing the fearless Comic Relief celebrity dancers how to split leap and ball change".

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'New migrants arrive in Calais' despite 'Jungle' clearance

Buccio said "at least 6,600" would have left the camp by the end of Wednesday, most boarding buses to head to shelters around France. A migrant, who said he was aged 16, in the Jungle on Thursday. "These were not adhered to and children were forced to sleep outside and only received the most basic provisions from other volunteer services". "We do not want to create a vacuum".

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Mark Kirk Apologizes to Tammy Duckworth for Heritage Remark

Duckworth, an Iraq War veteran and former assistant secretary of Veterans Affairs, argued that it's important that senators understand the burden carried by military families when debating whether to send the nation's men and women in uniform into harm's way.

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The Parents Television Council Thought The Walking Dead Premiere Was Too Violent

As soon as he said , 'You remember the first episode , ' I knew exactly what he was talking about. It seems The Walking Dead may have filmed each alternate death scene in full, as a mysterious leak (via ComicBook.com) offers a much more complete take with Maggie (Lauren Cohan) as Negan's first victim.

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Take advantage of our state's early voting option

In 2012 around 20,000 people cast ballots in Walker County, with approximately 10,000 coming from early voting . If you are in line at your voting location by 7:30 p.m. Starting Monday, Oct. 31, the voting location will stay open until 7 p.m. To cast an early vote , show up at your polling place any time between 7 a.m.

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Watch Tom Cruise Act Out His Movie Career With James Corden

The pair became father and daughter for War of the Worlds before launching into all five Mission Impossible movies. After quick stop offs on films including Rock of Ages and Eyes Wide Shut , Cruise and Corden then showed off their impressive bar skills in a re-enactment of one of the bar scenes from Cocktail .

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Clinton presidential campaign hit by Federal Bureau of Investigation email probe 11 days before election

Senate and House of Representatives, where Republicans now control majorities.Clinton has also been looking to broaden the electoral map. The RealClearPolitics website, which tracks most major polls, shows Clinton leading Trump by an average of 5 percentage points.

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USA election: Trump takes aim at First Lady Michelle Obama

The crowd laughed at that joke, but soured once Trump referenced a speech Clinton had made to a bank behind closed doors. At an early voting event in Cleveland on Friday, Hillary Clinton talked about Donald Trump's refusal to say whether he will accept the election results, saying by doing that he is "threatening our democracy".

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UNF Florida snapshot of Presidential, Senate race

In the last debate, Murphy pressed Rubio on his commitment to serve a full six years. Most polls show Rubio with a slight lead over Murphy in a race that will help determine whether the GOP maintains control of the Senate. Those positions could put Rubio , heavily backed by the National Rifle Association, in a tough spot with voters in a race that has been declared a dead heat.

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Great British Baking Show hosts line up new gig

Baking queen Berry was talking to The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 when she revealed future plans the trio have in store, now that they've committed to staying with the BBC. Garden designer Jane Beedle , Rolls-Royce aerospace engineer Andrew Smyth , and PE teacher Candice Brown have survived the challenges of marchpane, dampfnudel and fondant fancies to make it to the final of the beloved baking show.

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West Michigan clerks encourage absentee voting

County clerks are posting signs at voting locations, adding instructions on the voting machines and asking poll workers to verbally inform voters. The Aiken County Registration and Elections Office is located in Suite 1200 in the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway in Aiken.

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Too many self-inflicted mistakes by short-handed Steelers

The Steelers practice Tuesday and Wednesday before a mandatory four-day break during the off week. Pittsburgh scored one touchdown in four trips to the red zone and was flagged 10 times for 85 yards, including a holding call in the second quarter that wiped out a touchdown pass that would have tied the game.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter are expecting baby No. 2

No longer able to perform surgery, he seeks out a mysterious group, where he meets The Ancient One (Swinton), who teaches him the mystic arts. "But my engagement to the woman I love is obviously the most important thing of 2014 for me". Directed by Scott Derrickson from a script by Jon Spaihts, it follows Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic auto accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions.

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President Barack Obama Names His Favorite Rappers

It's hard to argue with Obama, and not just because he's the President. Kanye is cool, too; like Jay, "he's got a track record". Do you think there's a chance that Michelle Obama will one day run for president? "But when I look at who's breaking new ground, Kendrick and Chance , those guys are doing just awesome work", Obama continued.

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Calvin Harris Features A New Girl In His Video For 'My Way'

E! Online describes the video as Harris "reliving a relationship that unfortunately turned sour through a VR headset". One is a blink-and-you-miss-it moment - it shows Harris' music video girlfriend on her back and in the air in a white futuristic outfit, and both the visual and look should certainly look familiar to Swifties.

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Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan Headline Prince Tribute Show

Chaka was one of the first acts to take to the stage, and delighted the audience as she brought Stevie out to duet with her on I Feel For You . Clearly enjoying himself, Stevie belted out the song and wowed the crowd with his signature harmonica skills before the pair performed one of Prince's most beloved songs - 1999.

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'Bridgegate' jury in New Jersey to hear closing arguments

Baroni, Christie's deputy executive director at the Port Authority, contradicted Wildstein's version of that story. Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni outside federal court in Newark on Thursday, Oct. He testified that both defendants knew the closures were politically motivated. Both defendants testified. Prosecutors focused on Baroni's testimony to a legislative committee in 2013 and on Kelly's emails.

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Marco Rubio, Patrick Murphy Prepare For Possibly Final Debate Before Election Day

But the focus at the debate at Broward County's main campus two weeks before the November 8 election was personal attacks, not numbers. Murphy shot back, "Senator, if you voted as much as you lied, you might actually be a decent senator".

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'Rambo' Reboot on the Way as 'Rambo: New Blood' without Sylvester Stallone

Despite previous chatters about Sylvester Stallone returning to the franchise, the upcoming remake called " Rambo: New Blood " is reportedly in the works without the original actor. A new " Rambo " reboot is now being planned, but it will not have Sylvester Stallone as the lead role. Rambo is coming back to defend freedom once again.

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Madison student charged in sexual assaults

They believe all sexual acts were consensual, and that one encounter at a dance class didn't even happen. Within the criminal complaint , four women alleged to have been sexually assaulted - penetrated without their consent - by Cook. Prosecutors filed a criminal complaint Thursday that accuses 20-year-old Alec Cook of assaults against five women dating back to March 2015. He made no statement at the hearing.

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Final Demolition Begins in Calais 'Jungle' Refugee Camp

She said fires that engulfed wide areas of the sprawling camp after midnight and continuing Wednesday "show the camp is empty". "Not staying here, the jungle finished". The grim camp known as "the jungle", a symbol of Europe's failure to come to grips with its crisis over asylum seekers, is no more. The last-minute nature of the Home Office response is underlined by the fact that the government's official request to local authorities to find places for the Dubs amendment refugee children ...

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Daesh using human shields in Mosul

IS militants were reportedly going door to door in villages south of Mosul earlier this week, ordering hundreds of civilians at gunpoint on a forced march north into the city, "to be able to keep them close to military installations, close to their offices" she added.

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Philippine President Duterte Wants US Troops Out

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. His acerbic remarks on the Manila-Washington alliance apart, Duterte made genuine efforts during his visit to China to put Beijing-Manila ties back on track after his predecessor Benigno Aquino III soured the relationship between China and the Philippines by blatantly siding with the United States to initiate arbitral proceedings against Beijing over their maritime dispute in the South China Sea .

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FedEx cargo plane burns at Fort Lauderdale airport

The plane could be seen on its belly along the runway as firefighters hosed it down. Fire Rescue in the area responded to the incident and officials said the fire was quickly extinguished. A ground stop was issued at the airport, which closed for an hour on Friday. The agency that runs New York's LaGuardia Airport says two runways have been reopened after Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off a runway during a rainstorm.

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Clinton leads Trump 42 to 36 percent as he loses women's support

With only 11 days left in this year's presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has vastly more money in the bank than Donald Trump . While Trump may have spent around $2 million per month since winning the GOP nomination, his rival Hillary Clinton raised around $2.8 million a day and has over $62 million in her campaign account - four times bigger than the Republican has.

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Plane in Chicago had rare, serious engine failure

The Federal Aviation Administration initially said the passenger jet had blown a tyre but later said the fire happened after "experiencing a problem" during take off. Timothy Sampey of Chicago's Fire Department said the mishap could have been much worse. Engines are especially vulnerable to overheating that can cause parts to fail during takeoffs when they are already operating at very high temperatures, said John Goglia, a former National Transportation Safety Board member and expert on ...

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Why Joanne is the album no Lady Gaga fan asked for

There's a strong element of self-empowerment to the song, which manages to exude a pop vibe amidst the country flare. The singer worked primarily with men for the record and she quickly realised she'd get more work done if she didn't cause a distraction by dressing outlandishly.

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FBI's October surprise complicates race for Hillary Clinton

We must not let her take her criminal scheme into the Oval Office , ' he declared. Earlier Friday, Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said "it's extraordinary that we would see something like this just 11 days out from a presidential election".

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Derrick Favors will come off Utah's bench Friday night

The Jazz had the ball, and had only scored two points in the last two minutes. He contested a DeAngelo Russell three, forcing him to miss (?). "Words aren't really going to get him over the hump", Russell said. I'm not sure they could have done it without Derrick Favors , who was fantastic inside in his return. Tarik Black produced eight points and seven rebounds in just ten minutes of playing time, so Luke Walton might need to consider showcasing him a bit more in the next game.

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'No question' Donald Trump will accept a 'fair' election

Trump said numerous times in the past that he believes the 2016 presidential election results next month will be rigged, even though he hasn't offered any convincing evidence to support his claim. Numerous critics have spoken out their condemnation of Trump's statements. The GOP's top concern now is salvaging its majority in the Senate, followed closely by worries over the Republicans' once comfortable grip on the House.

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Tense oil pipeline protest subsides at least temporarily

Spent bean bag rounds and pepper spray canisters littered the ground early Friday. In all, 141 people were arrested on various charges including conspiracy to endanger by fire or explosion, engaging in a riot and maintaining a public nuisance, the sheriff's department said.

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Kyle Schwarber isn't medically cleared to play the outfield. Yet

Schwarber was selected by Chicago with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 amateur draft out of Indiana University. Faulkner, diagnosed with a rare form of mitochondrial disease, has a team of 13 doctors. Schwarber promised to wear the green band, and the connection only grew from there. Bauer gave up another run in a third-inning rally that began with two outs and nobody on base.

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Atkins: Bright future for another first lady

Her campaign also released a new ad featuring the president saying that a vote for Hillary Clinton is a vote to uphold Obama's legacy. She also lauded Mrs Obama's work for children and military families and in what was perhaps a nod to African-Americans she hopes will vote for her in the state, said Mrs Obama had faced challenges she had not as a presidential spouse.


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