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Britain to pull Brexit trigger by end-March, says PM May

Ms Brooks also said Chancellor Philip Hammond's comments, in which he warned that Britain's economy is heading for a "rollercoaster" ride over the coming years, had compounded the sterling sell-off. However, May herself backed staying in the European Union, while other key ministers such as finance minister Philip Hammond reportedly want a softer landing, with carve-outs for Europe's most important financial center, the City of London .

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Duterte hints at shift toward China and Russian Federation after USA 'insults'

In response to the insults he was getting from the US, President Duterte said: "Tomorrow I will be friends with (Russian President Vladimir) Putin and (Chinese President) Xi Jinping". He also threatened to tear up an agreement that has seen the USA send troops and military hardware to the Philippines, according to reports of a speech he gave.

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Philippines: Duterte apologizes for Hitler remarks

Abella said Duterte's opponents first brought up the Hitler reference before the May presidential election to "gain political mileage". Many analysts say Duterte's meteoric rise to the presidency will not only change the status quo in the Philippines, but may also impact geopolitics and how far he is willing to test partnerships with countries like Japan, the United States and, most recently, Vietnam.

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Man accused of Jo Cox murder refuses to enter pleas

Wearing red pants and a white sweatshirt he sat with his arms crossed and spoke only to confirm his name and remained silent after he was asked to enter pleas. Bearded and wearing a light grey sweatshirt and brown pants, Mair spoke only to confirm his name and that he could hear the court proceedings as he appeared by video-link from Belmarsh Prison in London .

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Vietnam's help sought in drug war

An arbitration court in The Hague in July invalidated China's claims to the waterway in a case brought by the Philippines, a ruling that Beijing refuses to recognise. But a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters the reason for cancelling the trip was because it clashed with Duterte's schedule. "Don't pressure me to comment on something I didn't hear", he said according to Inqurier.net.

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Illinois yanks billions of banking biz from Wells Fargo

The blows keep hailing down on the bank ever since federal regulators announced it had secretly created as many as 2 million unauthorized accounts since 2011. Further, the bank has agreed to pay fines for improperly repossessing more than 400 vehicles from activity duty military personnel between 2008 and 2015.

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Pope says respect gays and transsexuals, questions gender theory

The pontiff's first stop after he arrived in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku, on Sunday morning was a modern church where he said a Mass for the miniscule Catholic community. "Today the whole world is at war trying to destroy marriage", he said, noting that this war isn't being fought with arms "but with ideas". Pope Francis did not elaborate further on his stance, but it is assumed that he has chosen to remain neutral in the endorsement so his interaction with the elected official is smoother ...

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Aussie ministerial adviser among group held in M'sia for stripping off

They have committed two crimes, first by wearing the national flag as innerwears and they have also created public nuisance by stripping in public", he said in a phone conversation. Until we have a clearer picture of the process at hand it would be unwise to comment further, ' Mr Pyne's office said. If they are not charged, it's likely they will still be deported.

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Taliban attack Afghan city that briefly fell a year ago

Afghan soldiers fight Taliban militants in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on September 21. Kunduz is one of three provincial capitals in Afghanistan that are facing imminent attacks by the Taliban, with their forces also having advanced one the past few days toward the outskirts of the cities of Lashkar Gah, and Tarin Kot.

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Edo Election: Political parties call for cancellation of polls

The NCP Governorship Candidate noted that as one of the candidates for the elections, he voted at ward 4, unit 4 in Oredo Local Government Area, saying that what he saw was reminiscence of the June 12, 1993 Elections in Nigeria. The Governorship Candidate then congratulated the victor of the election, Mr. Godwin Obaseki , saying that he accepts the results. Rather than speaking on what PDP will do during the campaigns, Orbih was busy raining abuses on Oshiomhole who is an outgoing governor ...

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Korea must face consequences for its nuclear test: Obama

Bergeson of the US Air Force. "We've got plenty to do today, but North Korea is one of these things that just never seems to go away". Rocket engines are easily re-purposed for use in missiles, and outside observers say that Pyongyang's space programme is a fig leaf for weapons tests.

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Syrian pro-government forces press attack on city of Aleppo

The U.S. move followed a threat last week from Secretary of State John Kerry after new Russian and Syrian attacks on the city of Aleppo. The Russian Foreign Ministry said the US has "done all it could to destroy the atmosphere encouraging co-operation".

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Alabama notebook: Tide regains control with running game

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on October 11, at 1:30 p.m. Even though the Tide is a massive favorite, will Alabama still find a way to cover against Kentucky tonight at 7:00PM ET? Coach Nick Saban said in a statement , "This kind of behavior is not condoned in our program".

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3 girls admit to Willoughby-Eastlake clown threats

The cop cars on campus at Lawson Elementary School in Florissant, and other area schools, are on clown watch. Sheldon ISD officials said in a Facebook post that "C.E. One less costume seems like a good idea to a retired police officer visiting the store. They say none of it is true and that the more people call asking about it, the less time police and dispatch have to handle real emergencies.

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Trump Scolds Allies for Saying He Lost Debate

The online polls Trump mentioned typically allow website visitors to vote multiple times for the same person. Clinton also polled favourably among younger voters across the board. Men are more likely than women to say they're only slightly or not at all confident that Clinton is healthy enough to be president , 45 percent to 34 percent.

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Bernie Sanders: Yes, My Supporters are Suckers Who Want Free Stuff

They are disgusted at what they see is a corrupt political system in this country". Finney told CNN's Poppy Harlow that Clinton was explaining to donors that millennials were right to feel frustrated. But, he said Sunday, his supporters should still vote for her. I think that is a very important point and that is an issue as a nation we have got to address.

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Taliban militants kill police chief in Helmand province of Afghanistan

The militants held off Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. troops and air power, for several days before they were eventually pushed out. The Taliban have also stepped up attacks in southern Afghanistan and are threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah.

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Aleppo's largest hospital 'completely destroyed' in air attacks

The Syrian military, supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian air power, began their push to take the whole of the divided city after a ceasefire collapsed last month. The government's attempt to penetrate Aleppo's opposition-held eastern side has been accompanied by a relentless campaign of air strikes by Russian and Syrian warplanes.

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Stampede at Ethiopia thanksgiving festival kills at least 52

However, Ethiopia's opposition party disputed that account, saying that police fired live bullets into the crowd and as many as 120 people were killed. "Loss of lives has occurred due to a stampede", said a government statement published by state media. Scores of protesters have been killed in clashes with police since late a year ago.

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Clinton Leads In Florida After Debate

The survey result out on Friday showed little movement following Monday night's presidential debate, the first of three debates before the November 8 election. Monday's debate was the most watched presidential debate in United States history, with an estimated 84 million people tuning in for the 90-minute exchange.

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Britain to start European Union exit process before April

Those talks will be governed by a two-year deadline unless all members of the bloc agree to prolong them. "Countries including Canada, China, India, Mexico, Singapore and South Korea have already told us they would welcome talks on future free trade agreements".

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A matter of principle: Jeremy Corbyn and Trident

Some experts said there was no obvious appetite for an early election among Conservative lawmakers who are little more than one year into a five-year term. He pointed to his service under Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Ed Miliband and Jeremy Corbyn - stressing his ability to serve under all of them was borne of loyalty rather than inconsistency.

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USA braces as Caribbean battered by deadly Hurricane Matthew

At 11 p.m. the hurricane was centered about 190 miles southwest of Port Au Prince, Haiti , and was moving north at 7 mph. The most up-to-date public advisories and warnings about the storm are available on the National Hurricane Center website .

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Crews work to recover data recorder from train after crash

NTSB officials are working to recover a second recorder that likely remains inside the wreckage at the now-closed train station, according to Dinh-Zahr. A US government official says the Federal Railroad Administration had investigated New Jersey Transit and found dozens of safety violations months before Thursday's commuter train crash.

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Hillary Clinton Pulls Ahead of Donald Trump After First Debate, Poll Shows

Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies largely embraced a report that said the NY businessman may not have paid federal income taxes for almost two decades after he and his companies lost almost $916 million in a single year.

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India keeps its promise to the world, ratifies Paris climate deal

Earlier, US President Barack Obama also hailed India's submission of its instrument of ratification to the United Nations in NY for the Paris Climate Change Agreement on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi . Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced last month that Oct 2, a national holiday, had been chosen as the ratification date because freedom fighter Gandhi had lived his life with a low-carbon footprint.

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Stunning video from space shows how Hurricane Matthew can be catastrophic

Forecasters say parts of Haiti could see up to 40 inches of rain by the time Matthew leaves the area. Residents said flooding like that seen on Sunday isn't unusual, but the concern from officials is that Matthew will bring so much rain that flooding will be much worse.

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Mujahideen advancing rapidly on Afghan city

A Taliban spokesman and Afghan government officials gave similar descriptions of how militants launched a pre-dawn attack on the city from four different directions. Kunduz came under threat again in April, when Afghan forces aided by USA troops and air power pushed the Taliban back into the surrounding districts.

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India, Pakistan border tension heats up after fresh firing

The rising tension between the two countries is seeping into people across the borders as many of them can be seen trolling each other on social media platforms. Earlier in the day, United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that the United Nations chief was following the situation "with great concern" and "would welcome all proposals" or initiatives aimed at de-escalation.

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India police detain pigeon with threatening Modi note

BJP clearly did not take this advice very well as Prasad said that it was unfortunate that an Indian leader was getting influenced by Pakistan's "false propaganda". "Since the surgical strikes were conducted, Pakistan has started indulging in dirty politics". Since the last two days, Pakistan is taking global journalists to the border and trying to show that surgical strikes never took place.

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Charlotte makes voice heard playing with George on royal tour of Canada

And for TRH's special @ UBC jerseys! Radio operator Doug Bell tapped out the Cambridges' tweet when their tour of the visitor attraction in Whitehorse - known as the Wilderness City - brought them to the settlement's old telegraph office, now a preserved exhibit.

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South Africa's Zuma says student protests could destroy universities

So when the minister made his announcement and particularly used (Wits SRC Secretary General) Faseeha Hassen as an example, it was a surprise to a lot of us", he said. The commission into the feasibility of free higher education is only expected to release its report in mid-2017. He also spoke out against damages to property and encouraged students to communicate through dialogue instead.

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Are the Storm the NRL's new chokers?

The Melbourne Storm are one of the few NRL sides that have been blessed with a terrific core of players, of course being Billy Slater, Cooper Cronk and Cameron Smith, not to mention more recently the representative players Jesse Bromwich, Will Chambers, Tohu Harris and Kevin Proctor.

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Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry threatened last week to end the talks after a ceasefire he and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, brokered collapsed last month when warplanes believed to belong to Russia bombed a United Nations aid convoy.

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United States refrains from commenting on surgical strikes across LoC

On Sunday, October 2 evening, Pakistan had targeted Indian posts along the LoC in Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir. "We conveyed Eid greetings to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, wished success to his cricket team, extended good wishes for his health and well being".


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