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Obama accuses Republicans of "feeding" Trump base for years

A Democratic wave election, spurred by a backlash against Trump , could sweep Ryan right out of the Speaker's office. "What women want is they want secure borders", Trump said . "I remain no less offended than my statement on Saturday described, however, the Republican ticket represents a better future for West Virginia", Capito said in a prepared statement.

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PM accused of unlawfully using ancient powers to trigger Brexit

Because of its significance, the case is expected to move to the Supreme Court. The exchanges come on the back of comments made by UK PM Theresa May confirming a date by which she intends to invoke Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon which would start the UK's exit process from the European Union and comments to the Tory conference widely seen to signal her preference for "hard Brexit".

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Brics To Advance Agenda For Development, Peace And Reform, Says PM Modi

In particular, Russian Federation and India will ink an agreement on supplies of Russia's S-400 Triumf long-range air defense missile system (NATO reporting name SA-21 Growler). "We are determined to cooperate in the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking and corruption", Putin said. BRICS is an global relations conference attended by the heads of state or heads of government of the five member states Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

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A Message of Condolences to the People of Thailand

Military government leader Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said security was his top priority and he ordered extra troops deployed around the country. The future king is not best liked by many of Thailand's people. "He was the heart of the whole country", said Suthad. He said one challenge that royalists will face is the possibility that the monarchy's popularity would be undermined by the crowning of Vajiralongkorn, who does not command the same respect his father did.

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Nigerian President says wife 'belongs in the kitchen'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in Berlin, Germany. "My friends, can't a leader get a sense humour anymore? Mr. Either way, Buhari's presidency is failing to end cronyism in the country. I will not go out and campaign again and ask any woman to vote like I did before.

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Rodrigo Duterte: US alliance will remain

Duterte also branded UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon a fool after he raised the possibility of human-rights violations. Filipinos, however, support their president, and a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations said Duterte's first 100 days performance rating was "very good" at +64 percent.

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Saudi Arabia says it shoots down Yemen ballistic missile

Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement the attack began at 7 p.m. local time while the USS Mason was conducting routine operations in global waters off the coast of Yemen , ABC News reported . Zarif called for Saudi Arabia and coalition supporters to be held accountable "for the war crimes perpetrated in Yemen over the past year and a half".

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Russia says UN must urge al-Qaida militants to leave Aleppo

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was time to consider "more kinetic options" including "military options". You have to keep cleaning this area and to push the terrorists to Turkey. The French foreign ministry said Ayrault had stressed "the urgency to break the current impasse. and achieve a halt in the bombing in Aleppo ". Moscow- which is backing Syrian regime forces- first announced in late July the creation of corridors for civilians and armed rebels to leave eastern Aleppo , but ...

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Wind, rain wallop Pacific Northwest; tornado reported

The mayor of Manzanita declared a state of emergency - as fallen trees block major roads in the small town and many are left without power. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado hit Manzanita and a crew was set to travel to the coast to assess the damage and strength of the storm.

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US backs India on cross-LoC surgical strikes

But across the summit table at a resort hotel, Chinese President Xi Jinping is unlikely to have much interest in casting Beijing's alliance with Pakistan into doubt. Soon after tall claims of India, Aam Aadmi Party's chief Kejriwal urged authorities to show proofs of surgical strike but to everyone's surprise no substantial evidence has been put forth by India to vindicate its claim.

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Thousands gather to hear president campaign for Clinton

President Barack Obama laughed off protesters wearing T-shirts promoting right-wing conspiracy site InfoWars and shouting " Bill Clinton is a rapist" during a Tuesday campaign rally for Hillary Clinton. Even if Trump can capture two states he's targeted - Pennsylvania and OH - he would need to pull off major upsets in multiple Democratic-leaning states to reach the 270 electoral votes in the state-by-state contest for the presidency.

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Putin and Erdogan sign Turkish gas pipeline to Europe deal

Turkey is the biggest buyer of Russian gas after Germany, but a gas price dispute between Turkish pipeline operator Botas and Russia's state gas producer Gazprom led to Botas launching worldwide arbitration proceedings against Gazprom in October 2015.

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Exports up 4.62% in Sep; trade deficit at 9-month high

Non-petroleum exports during April to September 2016 are valued at US$ 117314.05 million as compared to US$ 116767.85 million for the corresponding period in 2015, an increase of 0.47%. The growth in exports have fallen for US (-6.42%), European Union (-8.39 %), China (-4.36%) but Japan exhibited positive growth (1.92%) for July 2016 over the corresponding period of previous year as per latest WTO statistics .

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Five things about the Walloons and the Canada-EU free trade agreement

Canadian and European politicians are scrambling to save their coveted free trade agreement after a Belgian region voted Friday to reject the deal. Canada sent a special envoy to Belgium on Friday to try to salvage a free trade deal between Canada and the EU, Canadian media reported.

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US asks Pakistan to act firm on terrorists, delegitmise all terror groups

India blamed that attack on militants crossing over from the part of Kashmir controlled by Pakistan, quickly ratcheting up tensions between the two countries. Pakistan army claimed on Friday that it aspired for peace but will give a befitting response to Indian aggression. Pakistan denies this, saying it only offers moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people in their campaign for self-determination.

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Paul Ryan: Liberals favour a government-heavy agenda for elites

Ryan, R-Wis., on Friday attacked Hillary Clinton in a speech framing the election as a stark choice between liberal and conservative values, without once mentioning embattled GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. "That is the America Hillary Clinton wants". "He does everything that is politically expedient and then he makes a mistake, his true nature comes out and that is that he never was a Trump supporter and was an establishment supporter", said Young, a developer from Orange Beach.

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WHO Urges Governments to Impose Taxes on Sugary Drinks

Douglas Bettcher, director of WHO's Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases in a statement. The World Health Organization announced today recommendations for governments to tax sugary drinks to the point of raising costs by at least 20 percent.

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Email: Clinton campaign sought to cancel Wall Street speech

Some Clinton aides expressed concerns about the timing of the speech. A chain of emails exposed in the John Podesta email dump shows the campaign anxious about President Bill Clinton speaking to Morgan Stanley only three days after Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the presidency.

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2 women claim Donald Trump touched them inappropriately; Trump denies accusations

Donald Trump at a rally in Florida where he continues to try and win over female voters. Trump Jr. said he agreed with a host who said women "stop us from doing what we want to do" during a discussion on whether they should allow women in all-male golf courses .

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Donald Trump Urges Supporters To Vote 20 Days After The Election

The Wilkes-Barre event was the second stop of a self-declared victory lap across the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Monday. Speaking to thousands last night in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, he doubled down on jailing opponent Hillary Clinton if elected.

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Ryan plugs GOP campaign agenda, but no mention of Trump

Ryan was addressing a group of College Republicans at the Masonic Center in Downtown Madison. "But that does not have to happen". Don't get into a personality contest, don't talk about the latest Twitter storm from somebody. In his remarks Friday, he warned that Democrats want to increase bureaucratic control of peoples' lives and confirm liberal judges and promised, "A Republican Congress will not stand for this".

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Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls to Nigeria

They added that while they await further details, they salute the work of Nigeria's security services at the front lines and the tireless efforts of members of the Multi-National Joint Task Force and the Civilian JTF. However, the West African country's Information minister Lai Mohammed refuted the claims, maintaining that the release followed intensive negotiations with Boko Haram leadership.

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Obama heckled in Cleveland by pro-Trump protester

Courtesy is on the ballot. "With more people voting in this election than any in history, President Obama will urge Florida voters to take advantage of in-person early voting, which begins in Florida on Monday, October 24". "Come on, sir. Come on". Obama (owe-BAHM-uh) would personally negotiate with the leaders of terrorist nations like Iran and North Korea without preconditions.

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Buhari joking on Aisha belonging to the kitchen - Shehu

The remarks came after First Lady Aisha Buhari told the BBC that she may not stand alongside her husband at the next election, because he had lost control of his government by appointing people he didn't know. But Mr. Ogundamisi said Mr. Buhari's remark was "not the kind of joke that the President of any country should be engaged in". The activist demanded immediate apology from Mr.

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BRICS: Terrorism, economic cooperation to dominate agenda

Earlier today, Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to welcome President Putin saying that, "India welcomes you, President Putin!" "The construction of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile and the development of a new, fifth generation fighter aircraft are among the successful joint projects", Putin said.

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Pope holds mass in Tbilisi as Orthodox Church stays away

On Friday, the pontiff called for peaceful "coexistence" in the conflict-ridden ex-Soviet region at the start of a three-day tour that will also take him to Azerbaijan just months after he visited its arch-foe Armenia. "I think in the 21st century, when such things are happening in the world, when in many regions Christians face the threat of nearly complete annihilation, we should all get united in order to protect peace", said Lali Sadatierashvili, a Catholic who raised in western Georgia ...

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Vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence to visit Lehigh Valley

They're disgusting, frightful liars". Back in New Hampshire, Michelle Obama said, "Enough is enough". Pence insisted that damning footage released a week ago from a 2005 " Access Hollywood " taping conisted only of Trump engaging in male boasts that had no basis in actual events.

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Clinton Ahead in North Carolina; Virtual Tie in Ohio

There was no immediate reaction from McCain, who secured his primary election win in August. A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll taken after a Sunday's debate and released on Tuesday showed Clinton with a 9-point lead on Trump , winning 46 percent of likely voters compared to Trump's 37 percent.

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UK PM offers MPs Brexit scrutiny

However, Mrs May has ruled out a vote in Parliament over the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which marks the start of two years of formal negotiations with Brussels . A No 10 source insisted the Prime Minister's position on parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit has not changed. Mrs May insisted she is "optimistic" about the country's prospects after it leaves the European Union, adding other nations are approaching the United Kingdom about trade deals.

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May vows 'maximum possible access' to EU market after Brexit

Victory for the claimants would mean parliament would have to debate triggering Brexit, vote on Article 50 and then pass legislation, a process which could delay an European Union exit. "Parliament is going to have every opportunity to debate this issue", she said. Many in the City had thought that the government's amendment to today's Labour opposition day debate did imply a parliamentary vote on the negotiating strategy.

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President Obama Lifts Restrictions on Cuban Rum and Cigars

Among the changes, the new regulations lift the cap on how much alcohol, tobacco and other Cuban merchandise an American visitor can take home. He added, however, that "challenges remain - and very real differences between our governments persist on issues of democracy and human rights".

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No. 9 Vols want to make statement against No. 1 Alabama

Alabama comes into this game undefeated with a 6-0 record with wins over USC, Western Kentucky, Ole Miss, Kent State, Kentucky and Arkansas . Upsets are everywhere. As noted above, Alabama turns turnovers into points immediately and Tennessee won't have the margin for error to allow the Tide to score quick, easy points.

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Aleppo hit by fresh wave of air strikes

In an interview with Komsomolskaya Pravda released Thursday, Assad said Aleppo is effectively no longer Syria's industrial capital but taking back the city would provide important political and strategic gains for his regime. and Russian Federation said on Wednesday that they would resume talks at the weekend over the Syrian conflict. However, the Syrian government did not give approval for either eastern Aleppo or three districts near Damascus, Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy, the United ...

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Russian Federation abused its veto power, says British envoy

Russia vetoed the French-drafted resolution while the Russian draft failed to gather enough votes to pass. Check back soon for further information. Russian Federation vetoed a French-drafted resolution demanding an immediate halt to the bombing campaign that the Syrian government and Russian Federation are carrying out against rebel-held districts in Aleppo.

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Nigeria's president says wife 'belongs to my kitchen'

President Buhari continued to attack his wife and said he has superior knowledge because he has run for president four times and finally succeeded in 2015. "My friends, can't a leader get a sense (of) humour anymore?" Either way, Buhari's presidency is failing to end cronyism in the country. "Mr. President laughed before that statement was made", Garba Shehu , the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, said in a statement published on twitter.


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