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British PM drives sterling bounce after four days of Brexit woe

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds onto her notes as she leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons for her weekly Prime Minister's Questions, in London, Wednesday, Oct. "You could say there was some kind of backtracking to at least allow parliament some greater profile", said Lee Hardman, currency economist with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ in London.

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Stadium bill, convention center expansion passes NV State Senate 16-5

Ian Cull of NBC Bay Area noted the stadium deal needs to be passed by the Assembly, which will reconvene on Thursday, after being approved by the senate. Supporters of the plan say they could not turn down the chance to create construction jobs by erecting the stadium and that the $620 million in predicted economic activity created by the stadium was too much to pass up.

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Russia and Turkey ink gas deal amid normalization bid

Turkey's Botas energy company receives two billion cubic meters of the Russian gas annually via the Trans-Balkan pipeline, while Turkish private importers receive 10 billion cubic meters. The only issue is. ensuring the safety of aid delivery, ' Putin told a briefing on Monday after his talks with Erdogan. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey , nominally an ally of the United States in Syria, patched things up with a letter of apology and a trip to St.

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Putin accuses France of trickery over Syria resolution

Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov accused Johnson of fanning the flames of "Russophobic hysteria", independent news agency Interfax reported on Wednesday. Conservative lawmaker Andrew Mitchell compared Syrian and Russian airstrikes on Aleppo to the notorious bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong detained in Thailand

Thai Foreign Ministry spokesperson Sek Wannamethee said in response to questions about Joshua Wong that permission for foreigners to enter Thailand "involves various factors and has to be in line with the relevant immigration laws and regulations".

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South African Police, Students in Violent Clash Over Free Tuition Demands

Meanwhile, classes continued over the sounds of rubber bullets on campus. CCTV Africa reports that Wits University was set to reopen Monday after a maelstrom of protests led to a school closure last week. "We appeal to all involved to pledge themselves to restore peace on and around our campuses". Emotional workers who are sympathetic to the student protests stripped to their underwear in protest against the police's actions.

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Gunmen attack Shiite shrine in Afghan capital, take hostages

Ashura is an emotionally charged day of mourning on which all Muslims, but especially Shiites, commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the prophet Muhammad, who was killed in a battle in A.D. Reuters reported that a Taliban spokesman denied any involvement in the attack. Shia Muslims make up about 15% of Afghanistan's population, and many of them come from the Hazara ethnic group.

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Disney World, Universal and SeaWorld shut down as Hurricane Matthew approaches

There's a full information page for specifics on the different parks and what pass-holders should do. SeaWorld Orlando will be open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Aside from the September 11th terror attacks, all of the other closures were also for hurricanes. "The fort wilderness campgrounds were evacuated, and the guests were moved to safe locations within our resorts", she said.

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Pak lawmakers pass resolution on Kashmir

On the third day of the joint session of Parliament in Pakistan, the country's lawmakers endorsed a resolution to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir. Police superintendent Ghulam Jeelani said the attackers engaged in heavy firing with soldiers before they retreated from the base, the second to be attacked in days in northern Kashmir.

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Boris Johnson accused of 'Russophobic hysteria' over Syria

He accused the country of using the veto to "protect itself from its own war crimes" and "doing to Aleppo precisely what the Nazis did to Guernica" during the Spanish Civil War. During a Commons debate on Tuesday Johnson has said that those responsible for war crimes in Syria would eventually face charges before the worldwide criminal court.

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Washington 'on verge' of suspending Syria talks with Moscow, says Kerry

Separately, in Moscow, Russian officials accused the USA of siding with "terrorists" in Syria . Russian Federation has also accused the United States of "de facto support for terrorism" in Syria . But fighting continued and the truce collapsed. "The president and chancellor strongly condemned the barbarous Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes against eastern Aleppo", the White House said.

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Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham Mock John Kerry's Russia Threat

After Kerry phoned the Russian foreign minister to tell him that the USA would suspend talks with Russia over Syria unless they stopped the attacks there, Graham and McCain slapped Kerry with a biting statement mocking Kerry's "real power move in American diplomacy".

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Vladimir Putin 'too embarrassed' to come to Paris: French foreign minister

He told MPs he would "certainly" like to see anti-war campaigners demonstrating outside Russia's embassy in London against the continued attacks by Russian Federation warplanes on the stricken city of Aleppo. Experts believed that the disagreement over Syria between Paris and Moscow has been growing over the last several months, and Putin's cancellation was a culmination of that divergence.

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Turkish President Tells Iraq PM To 'Know His Place'

In a speech delivered in Istanbul, Erdogan also said Turkish troops wouldn't withdraw from a base near Mosul, saying the Turkish army wouldn't take orders from Baghdad. The Iraqi government has criticized "irresponsible" remarks recently made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . "It's not important at all how you shout from Iraq .

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Trump trails Clinton by 8 points after tape scandal

Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., a Clinton supporter. She added: "We've seen him insult women, we've seen him rate women on their appearance, ranking them from one to 10, we've seen him embarrass women on TV and on Twitter ". I will knock the hell out of ISIS. Wayne said he thinks the debate might have unified Clinton's support among "Democratic voters who may have been anxious about her .

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UN Security Council fails to adopt rival resolutions on Syria

Russia's last minute introduction of a rival resolution on Friday afternoon took Western supporters of the French draft by surprise. "The main reason for the failure of the two drafts comes down to constant disagreement between the council's members", Aboulatta said .

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Ukip's Steven Woolfe insists he was attacked by Mike Hookem

Nathan Gill, a UKIP colleague who had visited Woolfe in the hospital in Strasbourg on Friday, had said that Woolfe was exhausted of French croissants and wanted to return home for a full English breakfast. The party has launched an investigation after receiving vastly differing accounts of the events which led to Mr Woolfe's collapse. He came at me, I defended myself.

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Syria conflict: Heavy air strikes resume on Aleppo

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned Russia on Tuesday it risked becoming a pariah nation if it continued to bomb civilian sites in Syria and urged protesters to demonstrate outside the Russian embassy against its alleged war crimes.

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Russia resumes bombing of eastern Aleppo

Boris Johnson gave a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday. The victory is the latest in a series of successful military offensives in Aleppo , where the Syrian army, backed by Russian air force, has recently captured key sections in rebel-held areas, in what activists called the first military advance against the rebel in eastern Aleppo in three years.

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The value of lead-ins: CBS gets a boost

But overall, any cable-side improvement is unlikely to cumulatively close the gap created by NBC sitting this one out - as well as the usual erosion of interest in debates as we march closer toward Election Day. Fox News averaged 10 million viewers, Fox broadcast had 5.6 million, and MSNBC had 5.5 million. The second Clinton-Trump debate generated even more online attention than the first face-off did.

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Russia's Putin says hard to hold dialogue with US administration

Air strikes on Aleppo continued on Tuesday, with at least 25 people reported dead. Western diplomats have accused them of war crimes because of their disregard for civilian life in their assault on Aleppo . French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Wednesday dismissed criticism from opposition lawmakers of his government's handling of relations with Russian Federation over Syria saying Moscow had an "obstructive" and "unjustifiable" stance on the crisis.

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New Poll Gives Hillary Clinton A Double-Digit National Lead

Another 18 per cent said they would not support either candidate. On the other hand, Hillary Clinton's career to the Oval Office today faces a massive new filtration WikiLeaks more e-mails from John Podesta, chief of staff of the White House under President Bill Clinton.

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Newspapers review: Israeli airstrikes rock Gaza after missile falls on southern Israel

Al-Jazeera reported earlier that Israel was jamming the boat's communication signals. Marama Davidson's father Rawiri Paratene admits he was concerned for his daughter's safety, but says he supports her and the women aboard the Zaytouna-Olivia in protest against the Gaza strip blockade.

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Scotland Yard Arrests First 'Killer Clown'

Waterloo Regional Police are calling a recent spike in creepy clown sightings a "nuisance" and a drain on resources, after a dozen accounts of people donning sinister-looking clown costumes in what's inexplicably become an global phenomenon.

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UNSC Fails To Adopt Resolutions Ending Violence In Syria's Eastern Aleppo

Since it erupted in March 2011, the Syrian crisis has claimed the lives of about 500,000 people and displaced more than 10 million. At least 250,000 people are living under siege in rebel-held east Aleppo , and face almost-daily heavy bombing since the Russian-backed Syrian army launched an offensive to retake the city last month.

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Black-Clad Pilgrims Pack Iraq's Karbala for Ashura

On the day, hundreds of large earthen water pots, fruit juices and food items were kept for distribution among the poor at various spots in the city. They said the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) with Ahl-i-Bait offered great sacrifice and gave a lesson not only to the Muslims but entire mankind.

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Raj Thackeray blasts Salman over Pakistan artists issue

Bollywood star Salman Khan on Friday said that Pakistan artists were not terrorists. On Tuesday afternoon, MNS workers protested outside filmmaker Karan Johar's office here over Pakistani actor Fawad Khan's presence in the upcoming film "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil ".

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Colombia: "No" Vote on FARC Government Peace Deal

But with only a few months left in the Obama administration, that means Obama will likely have little opportunity to exert any kind of influence on future talks. The "Yes" campaign was also likely hurt by the extremely low turnout, with only 37 percent of eligible voters showing up to Sunday's poll. Throughout the decades, this conflict caused the death of more than 260,000, the missing of 45,000 and the displacement of 6.9 million.

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Yorkshire wins bid to host 2019 Road World Championships

Yorkshire will host the 2019 Road World Championships, marking the return of cycling's showcase event to Britain after a 37-year gap, with a £27m budget to include a £15m "transformational" investment in new facilities across the UK. "Yorkshire has embraced major cycling events in recent years and I know the county will put on a fantastic show in 2019". Verity said: "We have got the scenery, the crowds, and the warm welcome, and we are sure the world's best riders will love the challenging ...

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Chicago archbishop Cupich elevated to rank of cardinal

Tobin openly opposed the position of Indiana Gov. Michael Pence, now the Republican running mate of presidential candidate Donald Trump, against the settling of Syrian refugees in the state. Only 13 of the 17 cardinals Francis has elected will be eligible to vote in the next conclave because of age restrictions. Some archdioceses who have had cardinals at the helm in the past no longer do, and some that have not have cardinals in the past are seeing their archbishops don red hats, including ...

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WHO sending 1 million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti

Many residents of that community were still struggling to find food and clean water as they scrambled to fix their battered homes.Many Groteaux homes sported new tin roofs bought at inflated prices, but poorer families could not afford new metal sheets to shelter them from intense sun, tropical rains or bloodthirsty mosquitoes.

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Don't put a climate denier in White House: Clinton appeals to Americans

He said, "Your vote really really, really counts". She said that former Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is "irresponsible" when he says he is "not a scientist" when asked about climate change, and she also criticised Florida Governor Rick Scott, another Republican, who she said ordered his staffers not to use the term "climate change".

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'Unshackled' Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party

For a party that's proud of its character and traditional values, Trump is proving to be remarkably poor fit. At a San Antonio fundraising event, Trump tore into Ryan, whom he accused of "total disloyalty to the party". Ryan also told House members, "You all need to do what's best for you in your district". "By the way, including Ryan, especially Ryan". Hillary Clinton's top adviser, meanwhile, raised the prospect of an extraordinary link between Russian Federation and the U.S.

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Register to Vote Before Oct. 11 Deadline

Ninth St. Cleveland County Election Board Secretary Bryant Rains said that persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters. About 17,000 voters in the county requested absentee ballots , which will be mailed on Wednesday. Anyone with questions about their registration status can contact the clerk's office.

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Hurricane Matthew: Here is the latest forecast for the U.S.

Some 61,500 people were in shelters, officials said , after the storm hurled the sea into fragile coastal villages, some of which were only now being contacted. Its winds were down from 145 miles per hour when it roared into Haiti . "There is a danger of life-threatening inundation during the next 36 hours along the Florida northeast coast, the Georgia coast, the SC coast, and the North Carolina coast", the Miami-based hurricane centre said.


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