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Donald Trump backs off praise for Vladimir Putin

Trump has a private town hall scheduled for today and Clinton has no events listed on her calendar until Sunday's second presidential debate . Mike Pence was clearly frustrated by Tim Kaine's annoying and aggressive attacks about Donald Trump during Tuesday's vice presidential debate .

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President Obama left waiting for Bill Clinton to board Air Force One

Ayelet Shaked, Israel's Justice Minister, said on Sunday in Tel Aviv that Netanyahu should not have shaken Palestinian President Abbas' hand at the funeral. "Since his death, we have been wrapped in mourning, and feel that it is not just ours, but belongs to all the people of Israel", Chemi Peres said on Saturday night at the beginning of the shiva.

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Is Trump A Tax Code Genius? Hardly, Says Former Trump Accountant

He did nothing illegal. "There's no one who has shown more genius in their way to maneuver about the tax code as he rightfully used the laws to do that", Christie said on Fox News Sunday. When it comes to debate spin, never send a boy to do a (con) man's job. "Which is a blow to his ego, which he can't handle". The FEC forms that Giuliani cites, released earlier this year, actually claim Trump had $557 million in income last year.

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Suspect Named in Killing of LA Sheriff's Deputy

Owen was taken to a hospital, where he later died. The suspect was ultimately swarmed and apprehended at a nearby location Wednesday afternoon. Owen was mourned by the entire community. . The deputy chased the gunman, who ran to Owen's radio vehicle, got in and tried to steal it. Lovell then fled and tried to commandeer Owen's cruiser, putting the auto in reverse and ramming it into another deputy's vehicle.

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Registration deadline is October 12 to vote in November 8 election

The Board of Elections is extending its office hours and is staying open from 8 a.m.to 9 p.m. on that date. Here in Kentucky, we also will choose a USA senator, six members of Congress, all of the state House of Representatives, half of the state Senate, and a multitude of local officials and judges.

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Widodo inspects Indonesia's South China Sea defenses

Indonesia's armed forces also planned to hold large scale military exercises this month with all of its three service branches in the Natuna Islands region in the South China Sea, added the IBT report. Indonesia staged the exercise after Malaysia and Singapore launched Exercise Bersama Lima on Tuesday, a three-week joint military maneuver in the South China Sea also involving Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

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Pakistan Will Meet Indian Aggression in Kashmir with 'Most Fitting Response'

Indian soldiers yesterday killed three suspected militants who tried to attack an army base in Indian Kashmir, officers said. On Monday, a border guard belonging to India's Border Security Force (BSF) was killed and another wounded in a similar attack on army camp in neighboring Baramulla town.

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More Than 500000 Without Power as Matthew Nears Florida Coast

The aftermath of Matthew is a bleak reminder of the 2010 devastation that Haiti experienced following an natural disaster. Two million people up and down Florida had been ordered to evacuate, and some 3,500 members of the National Guard - half of the state's contingent - had been activated.

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Poland Abortion Ban: Parliament Rejects Proposal Following Mass Protests

Legislators voted 352-58 against it in parliament. Some said they don't approve of imposing criminal sentences on women who seek abortions . In late September, the parliament voted to study the proposal. The proposal to make all abortions illegal, including cases of rape, incest, or where the mother's life is endangered, caused outrage. The activists are planning more protests in other cities around Europe.

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7 militants killed in Kashmir

The Indian army also said later Thursday they found the bodies of four suspected militants near the de facto border dividing Kashmir with Pakistan in Naugam following a bid by them on Wednesday night to infiltrate the Indian side. "We made that (American objection on nuclear threat) clear to them (Pakistan). If we come to know more from it, we will let you know", he said. Intelligence reports indicate that the Pakistan Army has beefed up its positions all along the Line of Control (LoC).

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London mayor Khan challenges Labour leader Corbyn to deliver election win

Mr Corbyn said: "There is nothing more unpatriotic than not paying your taxes". Meanwhile Corbyn has given his keynote speech to the party's conference. "I have not changed my views on the kind of leader and the approach that communities like Barrow and Furness need, but it is now up to all of us to make the best of this situation".

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Hurricane Matthew weakens as it barrels down on Florida

At least 283 people were killed in Haiti, with six deaths in other countries linked to the storm, according to the Associated Press. The St Lucie and Turkey Point nuclear reactors are now directly in its path. The western edge of Hurricane Matthew's eyewall is brushing Florida's coast at Cape Canaveral. While all eyes are on Matthew, Hurricane Nicole is still churning and forming in the Atlantic.

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist detained in Thailand 'at China's request'

In a Facebook post , Demosisto said it "strongly condemns the Thai government's intervention in limiting Wong's freedom and right to entry". Wong was given 80 hours of community service by a Hong Kong court in August on a charge of unlawful assembly for taking part in a sit-in at the height of the protests in the Asian financial hub.

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Security agencies on high alert at Delhi airport

A series of security measures, including random baggage check, physical check of hand baggage after X-Ray, enhanced vigil at cargo terminals, truck dock and vehicle parking checks will be undertaken, said the reports. Intelligence agencies have warned of almost 100 terrorists being prepped to cross the disputed border before winter sets in and the routes into held Kashmir are covered with snow.

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Man appeared to be holding gun in moments before shooting by LAPD

A photo of a handgun that was found next to the body of Carnell Snell Jr., a man who was fatally shot by police, is displayed during a news conference at Los Angeles police headquarters in Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. The plates didn't match the year of the vehicle, Beck said, causing officers to think it may have been stolen. Los Angeles police have released surveillance video showing a suspect holding what appears to be a gun just before he was fatally shot Saturday by officers.

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Ukip's Steven Woolfe 'sick of croissants' in French hospital

Two hours later Mr Woolfe collapsed and was rushed to hospital, where he underwent a brain scan. Mr Hookem said he would co-operate fully with any investigation into the incident by his party. "Do we want a leader who will get himself involved in an altercation or do we want a leader who is going to be rational and reflect and deal with things in an appropriate manner?" It is alleged that the MEP challenged Woolfe for considering defecting to the Tories before announcing his candidacy to ...

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Ben Duckett, Jake Ball to make England ODI debuts in Dhaka

Duckett added only one more to his tally before being cleaned bowled by Shafiul, while Stokes, who averaged a fraction over 25 in his 44 previous ODIs, moved to three figures for the first time in this format with a single through his favoured midwicket region.

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Asked to clarify the Muslim ban, Pence puts words in Trump's mouth

Kaine addressed a crowd of supporters at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall on Columbus Boulevard He talked about creating jobs and achieving equality, but he also threw jabs at Republicans Donald Trump and Mike Pence, calling Trump "a pretty scary guy".

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Opec and non-Opec countries plan joint cut to oil supply

Angus Nicholson, a Melbourne-based analyst with IG Markets, said the OPEC decision was the main impetus for the price surge but said details of the deal "sound a bit fuzzy at the moment". The countries agreed to limit production to a range of 32.5-33.0 million barrels per day, the first cut in production since the 2008 financial crisis, according to the Financial Times .

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Colombian president awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Committee recognized Santos' efforts to end the civil war in his country, which has been going on for over 50 years . The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the 2011 Jasmine Revolution.

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United Nations wildlife conference bans trade in African grey parrot

The numbers are now so big that some countries say the world's largest land mammal is causing too much damage to crops, threatening the livelihoods of poor subsistence farmers and the populations of other species including birds, bats and woody plants in forests uprooted by elephants.

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Democrats Slam Pence for 'That Mexican Thing' Comments

We'll see how it works. Whatever the outcome, Trump still saw upside in the U.S. joining forces with Russian Federation to knock out ISIS. "Maybe we'll have a good relationship. For more than 90 minutes at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, Pence sought to project an image as a reassuring presence, in contrast with the bombastic Trump, while Kaine tried to frighten voters away from Trump and make Clinton seem more trustworthy.

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Universal Plunges Most Since January on Florida Hurricane Risk

Lsv Asset Mgmt owns 1.38 million shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. Sandler O'Neill raised Heritage Insurance Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 23rd.

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Philippines tells the USA that joint sea patrols will be suspended

The planes may arrive as early as next month, Lorenzana said. Still, Lorenzana indicated he was still not 100 percent sure of Duterte's final plans. "I have nothing to do with that and we are going to continue to work together, we've got a great relationship", he said. Mr Lorenzana had on Wednesday set a conciliatory tone, saying Mr Duterte may have been misinformed when he said US-Philippine military exercises were no benefit to his country.

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Blast at Syria-Turkey border kills 29 rebels

The attack targeted rebels from factions which have been battling the jihadist group with Turkish military support along another stretch of border further to the northeast, the witnesses and the Observatory said. The Observatory says the killed rebels have been fighting along with Turkish forces against the Islamic State group since August. Another group, the Local Coordination Committees, said the blast killed 35 people, including two senior judicial officials from the opposition.

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SC stays Patna HC order quashing liquor ban in Bihar

Nitish said the Bihar Excise and Prohibition Act 2016 came in force from Sunday, adding total liquor ban will continue in the state. Sharp dip in revenue, increased inter-State alcohol smuggling, proliferation of bootlegging mafias, flourishing politician-criminal nexus, surge in corruption and harassment of innocents in the guise of executing the law - are all proven collaterals of prohibition.

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Turkey warns against Shiite militias in Mosul operation

The operation in Mosul will be conducted by almost 15,000 Iraqi security and local forces. The Turkish foreign Ministry urged Iraqi officials to hold onto the aid that Turkey is providing Iraqis in its war on terrorism. Turkey says its military is in Iraq at the invitation of Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdish regional government, with which Ankara maintains solid ties.

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Very concerning that mere announcement of Brexit timetable sends pound tumbling

The sources said they were working to set up meetings in the coming weeks with the government departments led by Davis - the secretary of state for exiting the European Union - and Fox, the global trade secretary. European Parliament centre right People's party leader Manfred Weber added: "It's good that the British government is finally getting on with it". But she repeated her pledge to regain control of immigration and to remove Britain from the jurisdiction of the European Court of ...

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Modi hushes ministers over surgical strikes

The Congress, in the meantime, has already said that the BJP is extracting political capital out of the surgical strikes. In the morning, Hansraj Ahir, Minister of State for Home Affairs, kicked up a controversy by saying that the Army has already submitted a video proof of the surgical strikes to the Government and it was for the Prime Minister to decide whether the footage should be made public or not.

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UKIP's Woolfe offers hand of friendship to fellow MEP after punch-up

Roger Helmer, one of the UKIP MEPs at the meeting where the altercation occurred, said there had been "a lively exchange of views" at the meeting. He added: "If Neil Hamilton and Douglas Carswell remain in the party and the NEC decide that Steven Woolfe can not run for leader, I will be leaving Ukip".

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Finland, US to deepen military ties through pact

Estonian and Finnish authorities recently closed the airspace over the Gulf of Finland to civilian aircraft due to serious risks posed by Russian military aircraft flying in the area with their radio transponders turned off. Finland has grown increasingly anxious about military activities by Russian Federation - its former ruler with which it shares a 1,300-km (812-mile) land border - particularly since Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region in February, 2014.

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Kerry says Russia, Syria should face war crimes probe

Kerry's call comes nearly exactly one month after he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reached an agreement in Geneva for a ceasefire in Syria. As many as half a million people have been killed in Syria since the beginning of the war in 2011. The vote was unanimous, a show of support for Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.

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I will escort fighters out of Aleppo — UN envoy

Yet the French official claimed that the bombardment by Syrian government forces in East Aleppo is " aiding the process of radicalization " among some Syrians. They are stationed at the Tartus naval supply base and the Khmeimim airbase where Russian leader Vladimir Putin bases his warships and warplanes. Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni referred to the siege as a "terrible humanitarian tragedy", during a press conference in Ankara on Friday.

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May sets out vision for a 'new centre ground'

In an excoriating attack on the Labour Party, she insisted it doesn't have the monopoly on "compassion" or on "moral superiority", and that her government would "step up - and not back - to act on behalf of the people". "Encouraging business and supporting free trade, but not accepting one set of rules for some and another for everyone else". She will describe her hopes to lead a Government that provides security not just from crime but from "ill-health and unemployment".

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Peres funeral, attended by Obama, briefly brings Israeli, Palestinian leaders together

Also wearing the traditional Jewish kippa, Obama invoked a parallel between his path and that of Peres, who was born in a tiny Jewish "shtetl" in rural Poland. But then the Obama administration's foreign policy, in which common sense plays no part, re-asserted itself. Obama hailed Peres for his dedication to trying to solve the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and called for a renewed commitment to that cause now that the " last of the founding generation is now gone".


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