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Fatal hurricane causes severe flooding in US

About 1 million people in Florida lost power. Around 61,500 people were in shelters, officials said , after the storm lashed coastal villages in high surf. coastline from Florida through Georgia and the Carolinas, its eye staying far enough offshore that the damage in many places along the coast was relatively modest, consisting mostly of flooded streets, flattened trees and blown-down signs and awnings.

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Trump Says He's Taking 'Shackles' Off

Hillary Clinton has a whopping 11-point lead on Donald Trump in a new poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal , a dominant advantage that could be all but impossible to overcome in the campaign's final month. The controversial former host of The Apprentice added: "With the exception of cheating Bernie out of the nom the Dems have always proven to be far more loyal to each other than the Republicans! ".

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Missiles from rebel-held Yemen territory fired at US Navy destroyer

The Pentagon said on Sunday that the rebels fired two missiles at the U.S. Navy. "There were no injuries to our sailors and no damage to the ship", he said. The Houthi movement on Monday denied its forces had carried out a missile attack on a USA warship. Houthi rebels who have taken control of parts of Yemen denied Monday that its forces had targeted a U.S.

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Rahul attacks Modi over surgical strikes, Kejriwal attacks Rahul over his comments

The BJP was quick to fasten on Rahul's use of " dalali ". Another party national secretary Sidharth Nath Singh said: "His statement is a new low in Indian politics". Targeting Gandhi, Shah said Congress and he in particular disliked Modi and recalled expressions like "maut ke saudagar" (merchant of death) and "zahar ki kheti" (sowing crop of poison) used by his mother and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi against Modi.

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S. Africa reviewing visa rules for Kenyans

South African President Jacob Zuma and President Uhuru Kenyatta shakes hands at State House in Nairobi after their joint press conference, October 11, 2016. The two presidents presided over the signing of six MoU agreements in the areas of police and defense cooperation, trade and investment, visa exemption for holders of diplomatic and ordinary/service passports, as well as MoU on cooperation in the field of biodiversity, conservation and management.

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Carson Daly will fill in for Billy Bush Tuesday on 'Today'

The host also had some choice language directed at NBC's Billy Bush , who was captured laughing at Trump's remarks and egging him on: "Fuck Billy Bush ". Behind the scenes at the "Today" show , "everyone's just shaking their head", said one of the staffers who spoke anonymously for this story . As you're no doubt aware, on Friday the Washington Post released a recording from 2005 in which Republican Presidential nominee/failed steak salesman/argument against democracy Donald ...

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UN council to vote on 2 Syria resolutions

Ambassador David Pressman. "The Russian ambassador called it a "spectacle". Check back soon for further information. As Aleppo's misery dragged on, Russia's United Nations ambassador Vitaly Churkin rejected a French-proposed U.N. "If it comes to war crimes, USA representatives should start with Iraq". "I cannot possibly see how we can let this resolution pass", he told reporters when asked whether he would resort to the veto as one of the council's five permanent members.

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Paul Weller to play Brighton Dome in first of 'concerts for Corbyn'

Let's take a look. Some 17 have so far been confirmed in new positions: Jack Dromey , Pat Glass , Emma Lewell-Buck, Sharon Hodgson , Roberta Blackman-Woods, Paul Blomfield, Kevin Brennan , Jenny Chapman , Matthew Pennycook, Nick Thomas-Symonds, Keir Starmer , John Healey , Nia Griffith , Barbara Keeley , Jonathan Reynolds , Andrew Gwynne and Sarah Champion - who returned to the front bench in July.

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Khloe Kardashian breaks silence on Kim's robbery

Khloé dished out details on how the crime's aftermath has impacted Kim. Family matriarch Kris Jenner declared in an Instagram post Monday that she is "grateful for my family, who I love more than words can explain". Anyone in their right mind can understand that Kim's situation was terrifying and not something to joke about, despite what one may think of the reality star.

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Russian Federation and Turkey sign deal to build TurkStream gas pipeline

Stressing that Turkey is among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries most in need of energy, Yildirim said that Turkey is the largest importer of electricity after China. It was revived only after Turkey publicly apologized for the incident this August. At the same time , Putin, who has plenty of his own experience in slaughtering innocent women and children, became al-Assad's ally and protector.

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Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo and shelling in south kill 20

The announcement came a day after Hollande suggested he would avoid meeting Putin in Paris , after the Kremlin blocked a UN Security Council bid to end bombings in the Syrian city of Aleppo. The Syrian government said rebels in Aleppo could leave with their families if they lay down their arms - an offer rejected by rebels. Russian Federation has carried out airstrikes in Syria since September 2015 in coordination with President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

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Russia says its embassy in Damascus was shelled

Responding to the Obama administration's decision to suspend bilateral cooperation with Moscow over the Syrian crisis, the ministry accused the us of a willingness to "forge an alliance with hardened terrorists". According to Ban, a truce is essential so that aid can be delivered to the besieged city of Aleppo, where almost 250,000 civilians are stuck and basic rations are running out.

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Judge Orders Voter Registration Deadline Extended Until Wednesday

Governor Rick Scott opposed the extension, saying last week that "people have had time to register". But some campaign offices remain closed and a legal dispute over voter registration lingers after Hurricane Matthew battered parts of the Atlantic coastline.

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Dialogue with Russia on Syria must be 'frank and firm': Francois Hollande

Hollande said that he was always open to a visit by Putin to discuss peace , especially in Syria, but added that he had declined to accompany the Russian leader during the inauguration of an Orthodox church that was scheduled in Paris .

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump claim Assad not fighting IS partly true

From the moment Pence accepted Trump's vice-presidential nomination this June, he's been in a sometimes-awkward, often-difficult, ultimately no-win situation: How does someone like Pence, a traditional social conservative with deep establishment roots, defend and champion the most untraditional and controversial major-party presidential nominee in modern history? But the Republican vice presidential candidate and Indiana governor added that everyone falls short of the "glory of God".

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BJP raps Congress for defending Rahul on 'Dalali' jibe

Mr Sibal also gave a detailed account of all the previous instances when he said the security forces had crossed the Line of Control to defend the nation. Chaudhary Babulal, MP from Fatehpur Sikri, trained his guns on Gandhi in Roorkee on Friday in response to the latter questioning the veracity of the government's surgical strike claims and demanding video proof of the same.

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250 active terrorists in Kashmir Valley plan to 'avenge' surgical strike

The army chief was also briefed about situation at the Line of Control by the formation commander after being received by Corps Commander General Malik Zafar Iqbal. Malik said that after the strikes, India does not have to beg the worldwide community to rein in Pakistan on sponsoring terror, but merely tell them that if Pakistan continued to do so, India would go to war.

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Creepy Chinese boss forces female employees to kiss him every morning

The reason behind this practice is that it apparently enhances corporate culture. But one Chinese company seems to have made this an intrinsic part of its workplace policy by making it compulsory for female employees to kiss their boss every time they report to work.

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France's Hollande warns against veto of Syria resolution at UN

Security Council effort to end the bombing of the city of Aleppo in Syria, competing resolutions - one by Russian Federation, and another by France and Spain - both failed to pass, CBS News' Pamela Falk reports from the U.N. - had ever accepted a resolution aiming to limit its actions and called the vote on the rival resolutions a waste of time . Russia's Churkin said the demand for a bombing halt in Aleppo was "not fleshed out" and would affect the government-controlled western part of the ...

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Lincoln Continental faces early recall

Weigandt also notes that affected Continental owners will be able to have their vehicles picked up for fix and dropped off by dealers at their convenience. Incorrect ABS module software may have been loaded into some vehicles when they were in for service. The programming error could disable everything from the vehicle's electronic stability control to its traction control, engine torque control and warning lamp.

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Australian Opposition Expected to Sink Gay Marriage Vote

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's decision has killed Malcolm Turnbull's plan. On Tuesday, the Australian Labor Party unanimously made a decision to prevent a public yet non-binding referendum on whether the country should grant marriage rights to same sex couples.

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Cruz says he'll continue to support Trump

On Sept. 23, Cruz made a dramatic reversal by officially endorsing Trump, stating that "if you don't want to see a Hillary Clinton presidency, I encourage you to vote for [Trump]". The Texas senator is hated by most of his colleagues , widely blamed for the 2013 government shutdown , and has proved over and over again to be an anti-gay bigot of the lowest order.

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FDNY battalion chief killed in Bronx house explosion while investigating drug lab

The Yonkers Police Department had rushed Fiona Fahy to the hospital - before she learned the tragic news that her husband was dead. "I want to thank everyone here at The Allen Pavilion for all they did to try to save him and comfort the family, and my profound thanks to the members of the FDNY and NYPD who also tried to save him", de Blasio said .

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Chicago Teachers, School Board Clinch Last-Minute Deal to Avert Strike

Word came late Monday that the union and Chicago Public Schools had reached a late-night tentative contract agreement. The deal still must be approved by the union's House of Delegates and the full membership, a process that could take weeks.

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Duterte on US alliance: 'Do you really think we need it?'

This was Duterte's latest statement even after he announced last October 4 that he might cut ties with the United States in the future. "Eventually, in my time, I might, I would break up with America". The Philippines had always been regarded as one of Washington's most loyal allies in Asia, with the two nations bound by a mutual defence pact signed in 1951.

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Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo and shelling in Daraa kill 14

Boris Johnson has encouraged people to march on the Russian embassy over the country's role in the Syrian conflict. She said: "We need to speak up for and on behalf of our common humanity". He also said the Government would consider calls from MPs to look at trying to introduce a no-fly zone or a no-bombing zone in Syria. "We can not commit to a no-fly zone unless we are prepared to shoot down planes and helicopters that violate that zone", said Johnson, "and we need to think very ...

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CNN Debate Poll: 63 Percent Say Donald Trump 'Did Better Than Expected'

After the publication of the video and story about the comments by The Washington Post , Pence issued a statement saying he was "offended by them" and did "not condone his remarks and can not defend them". Yet the LA Times/USC tracking survey , the biggest outlier poll this cycle, has Trump three points ahead. Pence Monday also tried to smooth out Trump's contention during the debate that he and his running mate didn't agree on US military policy in Syria.

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South Africa battles to salvage academic year as protests go on

South African police fired rubber bullets, stun grenades and teargas at student protesters in Johannesburg on October 4 as authorities tried to re-open Wits. Just over a week ago, a Wits cleaner died after protesters let off a fire extinguisher in student accommodation. 'We urge all interested parties, including students, university management, parents and religious leaders to cooperate, ' Zuma said.

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Christie says he still stands by Trump

Last Friday, when Donald Trump's infamous lewd audio was released, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan condemned his words and disinvited him from a joint appearance in Wisconsin. The move by Ryan is a tricky one, Hudak said, because he's "trying to gauge whether writing off the presidency is politically viable for him and for his members and for his party".

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Pennsylvania State Police, authorities investigate threats as 'clown panic' continues

Other reports of sightings have come in from Wisconsin, North Carolina, Georgia , Alabama, Mississippi, Maryland, Virginia, Florida, Ohio, Tennessee, Missouri, Colorado, Oregon and Texas , in addition to Pennsylvania and SC, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

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Matthew marches on - Weakening system rakes Atlantic coast; US deaths at 10

Some 2,000 residents were stuck in their homes and on rooftops in Lumberton , off the Lumber River, after the city flooded suddenly on Monday morning, McCrory said . "This is what happens when you don't have a hurricane for 100 years", Buelterman said. You can see more about the path at the end of this blog. Overall, at least 16 people have died in the USA from the effects of Hurricane Matthew.

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Thailand detains Hong Kong teen activist 'at China's request'

The activist was due to give a talk at an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the massacre of over a hundred pro-democracy students and bystanders at Thammasat University in 1976 by military and paramilitary forces. Netiwit later led a few dozen students wielding umbrellas - in a nod to Wong's movement in Hong Kong - in a protest at a Bangkok campus, shouting "Joshua Wong has the right to be here".

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Six People Wounded in Shooting Attack in Yerushalayim

Police on motorcycles followed the assailant as he fled toward an Arab neighborhood of the city and shot him to death, Samri said. "The fatalities were a 30-year-old policeman and a 60-year-old woman, Hy" d . The shooting is the latest incident in a year-long spate of violence by Palestinians against Israelis. Israeli media reported that the suspect had been set to enter an Israeli jail Sunday after being convicted by an Israeli court several months ago.

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Setback for Trump as top Republican Paul Ryan dumps him

According to a person involved in Monday's House GOP call, Oregon Rep. Greg Walden reported that Trump's polling numbers began falling after his first debate with Clinton last month, accelerating downward after his criticism of a former Miss Universe for gaining weight.

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What Wall Street is saying about Dover Corp (NYSE:DOV)

DOV has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Susquehanna began coverage on shares of Dover Corp. The prior close of the stock price is recorded at $87.72. (NYSE: DOV ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are calling for the third quarter to have $1.02 in EPS and for the full-year to have $3.34.


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