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Kaine prosecutes Trump, Pence touts conservatism in VP debate

Democratic vice presidential candidate for Tim Kaine and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence speak during the vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. Democrat Tim Kaine tried to make the vice presidential debate all about Donald Trump on Tuesday, calling the Republican presidential nominee a danger to U.S.

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No charges for officer filmed beating unarmed man

On Monday, Guilford County Chief Assistant District Attorney Howard Neumann said that, despite having violated his department's "use of force" policy, former Greensboro Police Department officer Travis Cole did not break the law when he participated in the arrest of Dejuan Yourse earlier this summer.

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Timing of Hurricane Matthew's Arrival in SC Changes

The state's governor Nikki Haley says the mass evacuation order is expected to be issued on Wednesday afternoon unless there is a major change in the hurricane's path. On Thursday and Friday we should she squalls and gusty winds. Some schools will be used as evacuation shelters. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for central and eastern parts of the state.

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Vice Presidential Candidates square off in debate

Before Kaine spoke on Hillary Clinton's stance on immigration , the candidates took a moment to argue about which candidate had insulted more people and had an "insult-driven campaign". Mr Pence tried to flip the tables by accusing Mr Kaine's running mate of stoking Russia's belligerence. "I just think what we ought to do is we ought to stop seizing on these moments of tragedy", the IN governor said.

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Powerful typhoon Chaba barrels towards Japan

While Naha and Okinawa were spared the worst conditions, Kumejima was pummeled by damaging winds and heavy rain. The centre of Typhoon Chaba is now forecast to move into the Korea Strait around 1800GMT on Tuesday. Some structural damage to small residences and utility buildings with a minor amount of curtainwall failures. Flight and train services were disrupted and at least 400 flights were cancelled affecting around 21,000 passengers.

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Sterling slides to 31-year low as Brexit worries bite

So far the economy has shown resilience post-referendum, but fears of an economic slowdown will raise the prospect of further easing by the Bank of England in the coming months and weigh on the pound. And for industrial names like Rolls-Royce. It's not just the big exporters seeing a rise in their shares this week. However, the pound's drop is potentially good news for one part of the British economy, its exporters and multinationals, which are heavily represented in the main stock index.

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World court says it has no jurisdiction in India nuke case

Now, the 16-member bench of the International Court of Justice would announce if a detailed hearing against the remaining three countries could take place or not. Israel has also never formally admitted to having nuclear weapons. On Wednesday, the ICJ, known as the World Court, similarly rejected the claim brought by Marshall Islands against Britain and Pakistan.

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Wikileaks' Assange signals release of documents before U.S. election

Assange addressed a news conference in Berlin to say the group would release around a million documents on the November 8 election, internet giant Google as well as arms and oil deals. I already know this election's "October Surprise", and it's this: By the end of this month, everyone but me will be surprised that nobody managed to say or do anything that changed the mind of a single, solitary prospective voter.

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China, Cuba ink 20 deals on Li's 1st visit

US President Barack Obama met with Cuban dissidents at the US embassy in Havana last March during his landmark visit to Cuba, which was the prelude to the restoration of diplomatic ties between the two countries. As well as the signing ceremonies and other official engagements there's a lot of business being discussed on the fringes of Premier Li's visit. The Chinese Embassy in Canada did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Militants attack Indian army camp in Kashmir, killing one border guard

However, he admitted a heavy response could not be given as the area surrounding the camps were heavily populated by civilians, and they could not risk any casualties. "Strongly condemn the attack on the army base in Baramulla ". Accusing Pakistan of having involvement in the Uri terror attack, Indian planned and carried out surgical strikes across the LoC in Pakistan, destroying several terrorist launch pads and killing at least 38 terrorists.

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Corbyn: Labour will not give false promises on immigration

He added: "It's true there's an electoral mountain to climb". Labour in power. Not just talking the talk, but walking the walk too. "But if we focus everything on the needs and aspirations of middle and lower income voters, of ordinary families, if we demonstrate we've got a viable alternative to the government's failed economic policies".

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Wayne Rooney refutes Allardyce's 'played wherever he wanted' comment

Southgate has taken on the England role following Sam Allardyce's shock departure after just 67 days in the job. Indeed, the Football Association are likely to resist the temptation of formally discussing the role with potential candidates until after Southgate's four confirmed matches - against Malta, Slovenia, Scotland and Spain.

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Averting cat-astrophe: SPCA pulls off high-rise rescue of kitten

Thankfully, the rescue officers were able to lift the tiny kitten back inside using a long pole with a draw wire on the end. Mr Huang made his way up to the unit on the 12th floor as officers remained on the bottom floor with an open blanket in case they needed to catch the kitten.

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Kerry holds up Afghan deal with warlord as model for Taliban

Regional powers have agreed to try to revive Afghanistan's stalled peace process after nearly 40 years of conflict, the European Union's (EU) foreign policy chief said on Wednesday, as the West sought to raise some $13 billion to fund the country through 2020.

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Swiss: $800M misappropriated from ex-unit of Malaysia fund

The Swiss attorney general's office said on Wednesday that its latest bid for help from Malaysia comes after an initial request for assistance made last January. Swiss, Singaporean and United States prosecutors are digging into how more than US$3.5 billion was diverted from 1MDB, which was meant to finance development projects across Malaysia.

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Colombia's Santos to meet with predecessors on troubled peace process

Colombia's government and Marxist guerrillas vowed to maintain a ceasefire and keep working together, despite having been defeated by voters who rejected the hard-negotiated deal to end their 52-year war. Temer said that the defeat of "Yes" vote in the referendum was by a "minimal margin", while Macri noted the importance of the continuation of the ceasefire and finding "the room to seek alternatives.

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Paris Agreement: After taking ratification hurdle, European Union will face enforcement test

Once ratification is deposited with the United Nations, the accord enters into force 30 days later, early enough for it to be locked into place ahead of the next round of climate talks in November in Morocco. Shadow energy and climate change secretary Barry Gardiner said: 'Today marks a decisive shift in the global effort to tackle risky climate change. The EU-wide ratification only covers those countries that have already signed up - including France, Hungary, Austria, Malta, Portugal, ...

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Erdogan Criticized The EU For Not Respecting The Bilateral Agreement

Thus, in March, the European Union has committed to provide Turkey with $3 billion in 2016 and 2017 and another 3 billion later, in exchange for the Ankara collaboration, which had to stem the influx of illegal migrants and refugees to Europe.

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UN chief to US, Russia: Resume Syria talks

Washington and Moscow will still discuss Syria as part of larger multilateral negotiations, Kerry said, and they'll make sure their warplanes conducting bombing missions in the Arab country don't cross paths. But Washington has few other options, given President Barack Obama's opposition to using military force against Assad's military. "The U.S.is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russian Federation that were established to sustain the Cessation of Hostilities", the U.S.

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Global trade ban on African grey parrots

Critics said the proposal would do little to protect elephants as all worldwide trade is already banned , but proponents argued it was a crucial signal to poachers and criminals of a global crackdown on the illegal ivory trade. And Namibia, South Africa , Zambia and Zimbabwe blocked the motion to add all African elephants to Appendix I, and will only be obliged to destroy ivory stockpiles if it can be shown they are contributing to poaching and illegal trade.

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Watch Video, Latest Updates For Projected Path, Possible Florida Evacuation

A difference of 50 miles in the track of the storm can be the difference between damaging wind or just strong winds. The most powerful Caribbean hurricane in almost a decade has hit Haiti , bringing 230 kilometre per hour winds, heavy rain and unsafe storm surges.

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Militants launch attack on Indian army camp in Kashmir

Indian soldiers " appropriately responded to the unprovoked cease-fire violations", he said. At least two terrorists and a BSF jawan killed while one BSF jawan was injured when militants attacked two adjoining camps of Army and the paramilitary force at Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir.

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British PM to protect soldiers from 'vexatious' legal claims

Since 2016, Britain has spent more than 100 million pounds on Iraq-related investigations, inquiries, and compensation, the Ministry of Defence said. The claims range from ill-treatment during detention to assault and death by shooting. He added that about a half of more than 3,000 claims against the United Kingdom armed forces had already been thrown out and another 1,000 would be discontinued by January.

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Lavrov: Russian-US Deal on Syria Ruined by Advocates of Military Solution

The ministry added that "the stakes are high", and warned that the "White House will bear the blame if Syria come under new blows by terrorists". Russia's Foreign Ministry said of Monday's shelling: "We view this shelling of the Russian embassy as a outcome of actions of those who, like the USA and its allies, provoke the violent conflict in Syria, flirting with militants and extremists of different sorts".

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Carnell Snell was holding a gun - LAPD releases footage

Police said the video supports the account Chief Charlie Beck gave Monday justifying the fatal shooting of Carnell Snell. Snell, seated in the car's back seat, looked at officers and then ducked down "as if to hide from them" shortly before he jumped out of the auto and ran, Beck said.

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Hungarians to reject European Union migrant quotas in vote

While Budapest says immigration policy should be a matter of national sovereignty, human rights groups have criticised the government for stoking fears and xenophobia, and for mistreating refugees on the border. "Brussels can not force its will on Hungary ", Orban told his supporters in Budapest. After a vitriolic campaign that suggested Hungarians can block European Union refugee measures, Orban told TV2 on Thursday said that "sober and calm" dialogue would follow to change the trading ...

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Donald Trump's contempt for American democracy

The Clinton campaign said the questions at the event, which was billed as a "family town hall" moderated by actress Elizabeth Banks and included Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, were not vetted ahead of time and the campaign had no idea there was a viral moment in the making.

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Cruise Lines Make Itinerary Changes Due To Hurricane Matthew

Carnival Cruise Line out of Jacksonville announces changes to voyage routes in wake of Hurricane Matthew, according to First Coast News . The Carnival Ecstasy was previously scheduled to visit the Bahamas islands of Half Moon Cay, Freeport and Nassau during a six-day excursion that began Sunday in Charleston.

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India's PM vows to isolate Pakistan internationally

Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) rejected on Sunday the accusations levelled by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that India was "trying to distract world attention from the atrocities perpetrated by its occupation forces" in Kashmir, the state-run radio service reported.

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More than 50 dead in Ethiopia stampede

Before the stampede, an Associated Press reporter saw small groups of people walking among the massive crowd and holding up crossed wrists in a popular gesture of anti-government protest. As the disaster unfolded Sunday, police demanded that Agence France-Presse's photographer leave the scene, where rubber bullets were seen strewn on the ground.

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US Supreme Court won't hear Arizona death sentence case

In June, the justices had ruled in a 4-4 decision that they would not reconsider a federal appeals court rejection of Obama's plan. This issue has been before the court repeatedly in recent years, albeit without the justices specifying a clear standard that states must use.

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Ex-Minister Laurencia Mallam, husband kidnapped in Kaduna

Reports reaching DAILY POST have it that unknown gunmen have abducted a former Minister of Environment, Laurencia Laraba Mallam, and her husband, Pius , along the Abuja-Kaduna road. According to the source, the abductors are demanding 10 million ransom to release them. The kidnappers shot the driver of the former minister on his left hand.

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Kim Kardashian is too public with her wealth, warns Karl Lagerfeld

A couple of Kanye West's concerts in Saint Pablo have been rescheduled following the recent break in at wife, Kim Kardashian's hotel room in Paris. "I have full confidence that the police force, as part of their investigation, will quickly identify and apprehend the perpetrators of these acts".

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Hilary Clinton Holds Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Accountable

USA and California regulators fined San Francisco-based Wells Fargo $185 million, saying employees who were trying to meet sales targets opened up to 2 million accounts without customers' knowledge. A spokeswoman for the bank declined on Tuesday to say whether Wells knows how many accounts were opened without customer knowledge, or whether the bank is trying to find out.

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Security forces fight Taliban militants in Afghan city

The government "controls Kunduz city", North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan said on Twitter , while the Pentagon confirmed the United States had conducted air strikes and had special operations forces on hand in support of Afghan troops.


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