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Polish abortion ban rejected after mass protests

In Poland on Monday, thousands of women in 60 cities went on strike, dressed in all black, and protested in the streets against a proposal to ban all abortion in Poland with no exceptions. According to a Guardian report , the Polish government's minister of science and higher education, Jarosław Gowin , said the #BlackMonday demonstrations, which made global headlines, " caused us to think and taught us humility ".

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Rescues and worry after Hurricane Matthew inundates North Carolina

Leigh Webber watched the torrential rains from the porch of her home in the city's historic district. The storm was stripped of its hurricane status just before daybreak (local time ) but the crisis set off by downpours was far from over.

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Russians accused of trying to 'interfere' with USA election

Of the four countries officials cite as the U.S.'s key adversaries in cyberspace - Russia, North Korea, China and Iran - Russia was the only one against whom the US had not yet taken some kind of public action over its cyber activity. Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied any connection to the hacks. Many of these attacks can be traced to USA territory. "Some states have also recently seen scanning and probing of their election-related systems, which in most cases originated from ...

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Russian resolution on Syria defeated in UN

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault votes in favor of a draft resolution during a meeting of Members of Security Council at the U.N. Headquarters in NY, U.S., October 8, 2016. During the session of the Security Council, Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin, who was also presiding over the world body, cast vote against the resolution tabled by France and Spain jointly.

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Omaha native one of 17 new cardinals named by Pope Francis

The Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia is rejoicing following the news that Pope Francis had elevated a Malaysian Archbishop to the high rank of cardinal. He met the pope when Francis visited vehicle at the end of 2015, a trip he was instrumental in organising. The geographic distribution of electors still heavily favors Europe, with 54 voting-age cardinals.

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Kim Admits Getting Flashbacks Of Paris Robbery Incident

Kim immediately returned to the US, where she reunited with her husband at their apartment in Manhattan. A source told the Sunday People: "They've made a decision to use their own experts as part of their security overhaul". With Kanye West back on tour, he must feel confident that Kim Kardashian is in good hands. "There's a circus that follows Kim's every move". "This is a guy who isn't used to feeling helpless at all".

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Arab coalition to probe Yemen funeral carnage

The interior minister was seriously injured while Sanaa Mayor Major General Abdul-Qader Hilal was killed. Carrying flags, placards and banners, hundreds of people gathered in Yemen's capital, Sana'a Sunday to express outrage at the US -backed, Saudi-led airstrike that killed more than 140 people and injured some 534 people.

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Philippines tells USA no joint patrols in South China Sea

Lorenzana reiterated that the military could "live without" financial aid from the USA and would instead approach lawmakers to ask for a bigger budget to fill in the shortfall. Turning the tables on the USA, he then added,"they keep on saying na we're violating human rights and yet they're the one who violates the human rights of their countrymen".

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Pope encourages Azerbaijan's Catholics to be people of faith, service

In the town where the man lived, he said, a new priest, "when he would see him would shout at him from the sidewalk, 'You will go to hell!' But when he'd meet his old priest, he would say to him, 'How long has it been since you've confessed?" "This is what Jesus would do today", he said, and asked the journalists not to say that "'the Pope sanctifies transgenders.' Please, eh! Pope Francis did not specifically name Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in his remarks, but according to Reuters , ...

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What to watch in the second presidential debate

The women were joined by Kathy Shelton, who has criticized Hillary Clinton for serving as the attorney for a man charged with raping her when she was 12 years old. Clinton seized on the mistake, arguing that the absence of evidence fatally undermined the prosecution's case - prompting the prosecutor to offer Clinton's client a plea deal to a lesser charge, "unlawful fondling of a child".

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Pence bows out of Paul Ryan event in Elkhorn, reports say

To say that the party is in disarray after this latest Trump embarrassment is a gross understatement. "I'm not defending what Trump said 11 years ago", said Kevin Domrose of Waukesha. Donald Trump will not quit the presidential race. Ryan reportedly dis-invited Trump from the event. The was supposed to be Donald Trump's first appearance with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

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Jordan Henderson reacts to Wayne Rooney being booed by England fans

Said England manager Gareth Southgate. Having been given the heartbreaking task of making close friends redundant while manager at Middlesbrough in 2009, Southgate says the possibility of dropping the Manchester United star does not fill him with dread.

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France's Hollande warns against veto of Syria UN resolution

It was the fifth time that Russian Federation used its veto to block United Nations action to end the five-year war in Syria, which has claimed 300,000 lives. "Leave the world in peace and then maybe, things will improve in many areas and regions of the world". The previous four times Moscow was backed by Beijing, but on Saturday China abstained from the vote.

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Syrian terror suspect Jabir Albakr arrested in Leipzig, Germany

Saturday. German police commandos stormed an apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz and took the man into custody for questioning. "Tired but overjoyed: we captured the terror suspect last night in Leipzig", Saxony state police said on twitter.

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Germans Search for Syrian Refugee Accused of Planning Attack

Police had been looking for the suspect, 22-year-old Jaber Albakr, a Syrian refugee, since he slipped through their grasp during a raid on an apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz on Saturday. News site Focus Online said he was suspected of planning an attack on an airport. "With this highly volatile explosive, even a few hundred grams is no trifle", he said.

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Broncos look to go 5-0 against the Atlanta Falcons

And of course, the results have been just fine as he has the Broncos sitting pretty at 4-0. Jones left last week's game with an ankle injury that was initially described as a calf injury . Bring it on, said Ward. It was definitely a performance the rookie will have plenty to learn from in the film room. We want to compete for each other and get to the playoffs.

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NBC mum on how Billy Bush will resurface on the air

Donald Trump is striking a defiant tone ahead of the second presidential debate tonight against Hillary Clinton just days after his leaked hot mic 2005 sex talk remarks degrading women became the hottest news story in the US that will surely be brought up during the October 9 debate.

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Colombians reject peace deal with FARC rebels in narrow vote

Both President Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londoño or "Timochenko" have made statements to reiterate their commitment to peace following the referendum. Low turnout of just over 37 per cent also proved fatal. That is in part because of Hurricane Matthew, which dumped heavy rains in coastal areas, including many parts where there is more support for the government.

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Police Scotland ready to take action over 'killer clown' craze

Anyone with any concerns should not hesitate to contact police on 101 and rest assured we will take appropriate action against anyone involving themselves in these types of incidents. The force has urged anyone considering dressing as a clown with the intention to scare members of the public to remember they would be committing an offence.

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What Clinton and Trump Respect About Each Other

Louis hotel Sunday night. These four very courageous women have asked to be here and it was our honor to help them. Amid further controversy, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are set to go head to head in the second Presidential debate hosted at Washington University in St Louis.

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Matthew triggers severe flooding in NC; US death toll at 16

Matthew, which days ago briefly topped out as a ferocious category 5 storm, made USA landfall Saturday near McClellanville, S.C., a village 30 miles north of Charleston . North Carolina's Department of Transportation reported closures of major thoroughfares including portions of Interstate 95 and Interstate 40. "Flash floods are the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States", FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said.

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UKIP contender Steven Woolfe hospitalised after right hook to the face

Steven Woolfe suffered seizures and needed brain scans after he collapsed following a "physical" confrontation at a heated meeting of UKIP's European Parliament members (MEPs) in Strasbourg to discuss the party's future. Mr Woolfe, though, told the Daily Mail that Mr Hookem "came at me and landed a blow " after they left a meeting of Ukip MEPs to carry on an argument.

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Hurricane Matthew Cuts Destructive Path Along Florida's East Coast

Matthew continued to pack sustained winds up to 115 miles per hour, threatening devastating storm surges in a four-state area. Similar coastal evacuations are set for Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina , which are also in the storm's path.

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Donald Trump and His Team Start Debate Day on Defense

The firestorm was sparked by the video obtained on Friday by The Washington Post and NBC News. Trump tweeted : "The media and establishment want me out of the race so badly - I WILL NEVER DROP OUT OF THE RACE, WILL NEVER LET MY SUPPORTERS DOWN! #MAGA ", Trump wrote on Twitter .

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Rescues and worry after Matthew inundates North Carolina

In the coastal Georgia city of Savannah , Sue Alice Walker, 85, said she was sleeping in her house when she awoke to find 3 inches of water flowing inside. "I can not stress enough the intensity of this storm", McCrory said. "This could be worst than Floyd". Matthew generated plenty of anxiety and pain before and during its trek.

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Shooting near police headquarters in Jerusalem wounds 8

Sunday's was the deadliest attack on Israelis since June 8, when two Palestinians opened fire and killed four people at a popular Tel Aviv food market. The assailant, a 39-year-old resident of eastern Jerusalem's Silwan neighborhood, had been expected to report to an Israeli prison on Sunday at the time of his shooting attack for a conviction on assaulting a police officer in 2013.

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Flight MH17 was shot down by Russia-made missle say prosecutors

Another investigation led by Dutch safety officials previous year concluded that MH17 was also downed by a Buk missile originating from pro-Russian rebel territory. "You can't argue with it, it can't be discussed". Russian Federation expressed disappointment over the report's findings it considers biased and denied any involvement in the tragedy.

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US Sept. 11 law exasperates Saudis, government silent

A day after the rejection of the Obama Veto , the 1st during Mr. Obama's 8 years in the White House, the GOP leaders of the Senate and House opened the way to fixing the law blaming the the President for not consulting them adequately. Not a good move, said Obama who called it a "mistake" and warned of potentially huge downsides. The 9/11 attacks resulted in the deaths of almost 3,000 people.

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Austerity a Brexit vote trigger, says Nicola Sturgeon

The First Minister said Scotland had been plunged into economic uncertainty "not of our making", adding: "The [Brexit] outcome was not the one I campaigned for and not the one for which [the majority of] people in Scotland voted". She is expected to say: "There are many, many causes of the vote to leave the EU ". "It was borne of inequality, of feelings of powerlessness , of austerity budgets which hurt public services and social safety nets that so many people rely on".

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Pope sends United States church message with cardinal choices

The US appointments also sent a more subtle political message, weeks before the US election, with the surprise pick of Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin. The Central African Republic, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia and Lesotho will have a cardinal for the first time, underscoring Francis' conviction that the Church is a global institution that should become increasingly less Euro-centric.

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Pink Floyd "Reunite" To Denounce Israel In Statement

The Israeli military said the takeover was brief and there were no injuries - avoiding a repeat of violence seen during a 2010 takeover of an worldwide flotilla in which 10 Turks were killed in clashes with Israeli troops. Fawzi Barhoum, a spokesman for the Islamist group Hamas, denounced the Israeli takeover of the boat, calling it "piracy". The Prime Minister isn't surprised Green Party MP Marama Davidson was detained while on a peace flotilla Gaza, but she'll get consular help if she ...

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New UKIP leader quits after 18 days

However, Nigel Farage told the Press Association he would not return as Ukip leader "for $10 million". At the time , Woolfe described that decision as a "coup" and criticized the party's National Executive Committee - the powerful internal body which James herself had pledged to reform.

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A look at the 1st 100 days of Duterte's phenomenal rule

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter (left) shakes hands with Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (right) at an ASEAN security meeting in Hawaii, on September 30, 2016. He challenged Washington to use its Central Intelligence Agency against him, saying: "You want to oust me?" On Tuesday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, a populist former big-city mayor elected in May, told President Barack Obama he "can go to hell " after the latest us criticism of murderous vigilantism ...

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Trump says he disagrees with his running mate on Syria

During tonight's debate, moderator Martha Raddatz pointed out that Pence had said provocations by Russian Federation in Syria need to be met with "American strength" and the US should be prepared to use air strikes in Syria against the regime of President Bashar Assad.

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Hurricane Matthew to throttle Carolinas and Georgia

This storm was especially feared after it killed more than 800 people as Category 4 winds blasted across Haiti and the Bahamas earlier this week. President Barack Obama has already declared a state of emergency for Florida and SC. In fact, the storm has already started affecting SC and Georgia . A weakening Hurricane Matthew continued its march along the Atlantic coast Saturday, lashing two of the South's most historic cities and some of its most popular resort islands, flattening ...


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