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Pope taps Chicago Archbishop Cupich in cardinal pick

At the time, experts said Cupich's appointment indicated the pope's desire to have a key pastoral voice involved in the selection of US church leaders and signaled he was one step closer to becoming a cardinal. Speaking at the end of a special Mass on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica, Francis said the 17 would be elevated at a consistory on November 19th, the eve of the close to his Holy Year of Mercy.

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Moscow regards Washington's statements as a call to action

Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday told his Russian counterpart Washington is preparing to cut contact with Russia on Syria talks unless Moscow stops attacks on Aleppo. On Sept. 10, Russian Federation and the United States announced a landmark agreement of a nationwide cease-fire in Syria , which both sides hoped would lead to their countries' military cooperation to end more than five years of bloodshed there.

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Emails show how private and public Clinton statements clash

A difference of opinion between Band and Chelsea was made apparent in the email , but it was not clear what the difference was. The emails were published a day after Clinton clashed with Donald Trump in an insult-strewn 90 minutes during which the Republican presidential nominee accused her of lying.

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South African campus hit by second day of student unrest

Acting police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane said officers fired teargas in retaliation after students disrupted classes at Wits by chasing students who showed up for lessons out of the class with sticks. The problems came when a rogue element threw stones at the Great Hall, breaking windows. "It put security in danger and that's when police reacted", Father Matthew Charlesworth of the Catholic Church said.

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Nancy O'Dell Responds To Trump's Lewd Comments On 'Entertainment Tonight'

In her original statement, O'Dell said , "When I heard the comments yesterday, it was disappointing to hear such objectification of women". She then added, "not even in the locker room". In an earlier statement, Bush said he was "embarrassed and ashamed" about what he had said. Kristine Bell of "Frozen" fame pointed out the disparity between Bush's punishment and Trump's continuing presidential bid.

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'Massive response' needed for hurricane-hit Haiti - UN chief

Something similar happens with clean water: less than three in five Haitians can enjoy fresh water, which increases the risk of getting sick with any waterborne disease. The area was strewn with broken tree branches, and a group of young mothers sat outside holding up the arms of their glassy-eyed children being rehydrated via IVs.

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'Speed, Surprise, Skill' If There's Any Retaliation To Surgical Strikes

India made genuine and honest efforts to convince Pakistan of the futility of supporting, sponsoring and launching terror. On July 27 last year, three heavily-armed terrorists wearing army fatigues had stormed a police station in Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district last year killing seven persons, including a Superintendent of Police, before they were gunned down during a day-long operation.

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Jeremy Corbyn secures Labour leadership with 62% of vote

Southport Labour Party has welcomed the vote to support Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the party. "Labour must face up fully to this fact: Millions of our lifelong supporters voted to leave the European Union and voted for change on immigration", Burnham is due to say, according to his office.

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Indian Govt has asked arms suppliers to be ready as tension rises

Both the terrorists were Pakistani citizen. On September 11, 2016 clashes between rioters and security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir left 12 injured. BJP leader Ram Madhav called for a "full jaw for a tooth" retaliation. Surgical strikes carried by Indian Army created a rift between LeT and Pak Army.

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No country on earth can isolate Pakistan, Basit tells India

In a programme organised by the think tank Atlantic Council in Washington , Mushahid Hussain Syed said, "We (Pakistan) are observing a change in USA diplomatic policy". "A nuclear attack by terrorists is unlikely". He said it was high time for both the neighbouring countries that they moved from symbolism to substance.

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Internet trolls could face prison as new legal guidelines released

And a practice called " baiting " - when someone is humiliated online by being branded sexually promiscuous - will also face a clampdown by the CPS. "Social media can be used to educate, entertain and enlighten, but there are also people who use it to bully, intimidate and harass", Alison Saunders, director of public prosecutions, said, The Guardian reports.

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Andy Murray hails 2016 as greatest year of his career

After beating his opponent 6-4 7-6 (7/2), the world No 2 said: "It's been the most consistent year of my career, getting to the latter stages of most of the events I have played". But he could not maintain the run and Murray ran out a 7-2 victor in the tiebreak to wrap up a 6-4 7-6 victory in just under two hours. Kyrgios picked up a $310,000 winners' cheque and a shot of confidence in time for this week's Shanghai Masters.

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Syrian opposition activists: Airstrikes kill 8 in Aleppo

Putin was scheduled to visit Paris on October 19. "I asked myself the question". Putin's decision came after French President Francois Hollande suggested Moscow was guilty of war crimes in Syria, CNN reports. In July, regime forces encircled rebel-held parts of Aleppo, mostly in the city's east, creating a stranglehold that cut the population off from basic food, water, medical and fuel supplies.

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Kremlin confirms Putin chose to cancel his visit to Paris

Ex-international development secretary Andrew Mitchell has likened Russia's behaviour in Syria to that of the Nazis in the bombing of Guernica, Spain, in 1937. "France is committed as never before to saving the population of Aleppo", Ayrault said. Ayrault told France Inter radio the bombings are war crimes, and extend to "all those who are complicit for what's happening in Aleppo, including Russian leaders".

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Russia Uses Energy Deal To Poach A Key US Ally From Obama

As part of the deal, Russian Federation also agreed on a gas price discount mechanism for Turkey, Putin said. The leaders of Turkey and Russian Federation have overseen the signing of a deal to build a gas pipeline from Russian Federation, a project that was suspended amid tensions between the two countries.

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Health conditions worsen as aid trickles into remote Haiti

On Saturday the humanitarian organization posted on its website that "four Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières teams are assessing the needs at medical facilities and affected communities". The hospital has even put two patients in one bed. Among other things, he said, people need water. On Monday, the United Nations announced an additional $120 million fund-raising effort to aid the organization's activities in Haiti over the next three months.

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Russian Federation lifts sanctions on Turkish agri products

Only a few months ago, the two post-imperial strongmen were exchanging bitterly personal accusations. It signals Russian Federation and Turkey are well on track to resume previous close ties despite larger geopolitical differences, especially over Syria.

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No power can stop Pak from backing Kashmiris: Sharif

This news story is related to Print/156543-India-trying-to-divert-world-attention-from-held-Kashmir-situation-Basit/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. The sources further said that more than half of the 250 terrorists who have infiltrated into Kashmir are Pakistanis. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted that the surgical strikes were carried out when Pakistan did not mend ways after repeated diplomatic efforts to check terrorism originating from their soil.

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Governing party strongly wins Georgia vote: full results

Voter turnout was low, with just over 51 percent of those eligible casting ballots, according to the CEC. "We are convinced that we will win all the second round runoffs in the single-mandate constituencies and the Georgian Dream will win constitutional majority in the Parliament", the ruling party's executive secretary, Irakli Kobakhidze, told local media.

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Warren Buffett fires back at Donald Trump, sets record straight about taxes

These are three organizations that the legislators of New Jersey thought were important enough to offer each a place on tax returns for folks to make a donation. The former secretary of state hit back, touting her plans to increase taxes on the wealthy. Even if he didn't release full returns, Trump could give voters at least some information - that is, how much he made and how much he paid - by releasing the sort of figures Buffett did, particularly if Trump provided several years' worth of ...

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'Don't destroy Calais jungle until homes are found for 10000 refugees'

But her efforts were condemned by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron who said: "The Government knows that there are 387 children who have a legal right to come to the United Kingdom and whose details have been passed, by campaigners, to the Home Office".

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Rudd 'close to deal' to save refugee children from Jungle

Answering an urgent question in the House of Commons, Ms Rudd said she had met French minister of the interior Bernard Cazeneuve on Monday. French authorities are expected to verify a list of 387 child refugees who have a legal right to come to the UK.

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Pence emerges in NC with praise, 'forgiveness' for Trump

In comments on Twitter , Mr Trump said Mr Ryan "should spend more time on balancing the budget, jobs and illegal immigration and not waste his time on fighting Republican nominee". In February, Sasse, a Republican, became the first senator to announce he would support neither Trump nor Clinton. Ryan endorsed Trump in June, writing in an op-ed, "I feel confident he would help us turn the ideas in this agenda into laws to help improve people's lives.

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US election debate analysis: Republicans focus on damage control

You can do anything", Trump could be heard saying on the video.Within hours, Trump released an online apology video, though it wasn't enough to stop numerous Republican leaders from condemning him."I said it. Pence called Trump a fighter and a victor who showed on the debate stage that he "embodies the spirit of America". "Because you'd be in jail", Trump interjected.

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Donald Trump comments: Nancy O'Dell criticises 'objectification'

During Sunday's debate with Democratic contender Hillary Clinton, Trump dismissed his remarks to then-" Access Hollywood " host Billy Bush as "locker-room talk ". "If he knew about the tape, and remembered the full extent of such an explosive conversation with a presidential candidate and didn't disclose that to NBC News , that is a very, very serious problem", the insider said, adding it could violate the "morality clause" in his contract.

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations demand for end to bombing in Aleppo

After the failure of the French resolution, the one tabled by Moscow , which was limited to humanitarian aid and did not stipulate an end to Aleppo bombings, was shot down collectively by Western powers. Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said Friday that the draft resolution was "hastily put together" and suggested it was "not created to make progress.

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The Philippine president's next campaign: public smoking ban

Mr Duterte, known as the "The Punisher" for his extreme policies, has already had at up to 3,600 drug dealers and users killed in his 100-day drug war, has already imposed a complete smoking ban on the city where he used to be mayor. It was not just an add-on work for the police. A Filipino smokes a cigarette in Manila, Philippines Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. "The penalties will actually be identified in local ordinances, because it's an executive order, so a directive for all national and ...

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Merkel visiting Ethiopia as state of emergency unfolds

Major towns and cities across Ethiopia's Oromia region are experiencing unrest and widespread violent protests of people demanding wider freedoms. German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer has said Merkel will also "of course clearly address human rights" in Ethiopia.

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WikiLeaks dumps another trove of email, allegedly from Clinton aide

Donald Trump was ready with the flawless retort: "She got caught in a total lie ". On Friday evening, WikiLeaks released excerpts from speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs, but, with the exception of conservative media, most outlets spent the weekend focused on a video of Trump bragging about using his fame to commit sexual assault.

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From Corporate Pay to Private Prisons-Lessons From the Nobelists

The Nobel prize consists of a diploma, a gold medal and cheque for eight million Swedish kronor ($928,000), which the laureates will receive at a ceremony in Stockholm on December 10. Hart is an American citizen now working at Harvard University while Holmstrom is at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Society's many contractual relationships include those between shareholders and top executive management, an insurance company and vehicle owners, or a public authority and its ...

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Philippines puts joint sea patrol plans with United States on hold

The move comes in the wake of several negative statements made by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte about President Obama and the relationship between the two countries. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had created a buzz around the world because of his ideas, iron fist and even the way he talked. "I think we can live without (that ) aid".

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Putin postpones visit to France amid diplomatic tensions

Amid a bitter rift over Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin indefinitely postponed a trip to France after Paris had revised its program for the visit and said it would talk about nothing else but the Syrian crisis. Security Council resolution proposed by France and Spain on ending the hostilities in the war-torn country. When asked to comment on why the opening of the cultural center and exhibitions "fell out" of the program in Paris, Peskov said it is up to the French side to answer the ...

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Putin shuns Paris visit after France offers talks only on Syria

The AP reports that Putin was to meet with the French President and inaugurate a new Orthodox church next to the Eiffel Tower along with a cultural center during his now-canceled Paris trip. "Can we get him to stop what he is doing with the Syrian regime?" "Therefore, we will wait when this comfortable time comes, and the President will again consider the possibility of making this visit if the issue will be on the agenda", Peskov stressed.

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Judge Extends Florida Voter Registration Deadline

Registrations can also be mailed out, so long as it's postmarked by the deadline date. Extended deadlines typically benefit groups that are less likely to have already registered, such as young and minority voters. But because of Florida's potential significance in this presidential election as a battleground state, its decision not to push back the deadlines could affect the number of people who are able to vote from now, for early voting, until Election Day on November 8.

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Google Pixel Pre-Orders in United States of America to Receive Daydream View VR Headset

Google has confirmed that Verizon phones will have locked bootloaders, and the company will be pre-installing some of its own apps on the Pixel devices that it sells, though it looks like those may be uninstallable. Even so this is relatively cheap when you compare the 6P against the predecessors. Other features include the quick switch adapter, which enables users to transfer their data from their old Android or iPhone, and an improved battery - you can get up to seven hours battery ...


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