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Antonio Gutterres appointed as new United Nations Chief

The new secretary-general will assume the role in January 2017 and will serve a five year term, which can be renewed by United Nations member states for an additional five years. The 67-year-old will replace Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon of South Korea and will take over his new position from January 1, 2017. On Guterres' election, Al-Otaibi said it signals an era of change at the United Nations.

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Erdogan says Turkey determined to join Mosul operation

The US-backed assault on the city is widely expected to begin this month. Qais al-Khazaali, the leader of pro-Iranian Asaab Ahl al-Haq militia said that the PMU would participate in the Mosul operation. So the situation can only be analysed realistically from a city-centric perspective. While the city is within Iraq's sovereign territory, it is now run by forces loyal to the autonomous Kurdish region.

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India rejects Pakistan's references on Kashmir at UN

India this time has strongly rejected Pakistan's referernces on Kashmir issue in the U.N. Conference, saying that such remarks are just a self driving attempt by Pakistan and its capital Islamabad to bring extraneous issue to the world! Ten days after the incident, New Delhi announced that the army had carried out surgical strikes on launch pads used by terrorists as camps before sneaking into India from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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Aisha: Buhari was joking - Presidency reacts to outrage over comment

Buhari only made those comments as a joke. Aisha Buhari , who has never held political office but joined her husband on the campaign trail past year, told the BBC in a interview published on Friday that her husband did not know most of the officials he had appointed, and that many owed their positions to the influence of "a few people".

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Back on the Train? High-Profile Republicans Walk Back Trump Criticism

He had grown as a candidate and looks forward to finishing the job against Clinton , Trump said , adding that "we have to focus on what is important". Losing an election for the speakership could be a blow to any loftier political ambitions. Trump retaliated on Twitter , calling Ryan " weak and ineffective ".

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'Debris flying everywhere' as tornado, rain wallop Northwest

In addition, the National Weather Service says a 103-mph wind gust was recorded at Cape Meares. On Thursday evening, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that the city was taking steps to prepare for the two upcoming storms. Seattle City Light reported that around 800 people were still without power Friday night. More than 6,000 customers around OR are without power as storms continue to hit the region.

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Trump claims to be a victim of vicious lies

Even with higher Republican turnout, Trump's been stuck in the low 40s in OH polling for weeks. And vice versa for Clinton."Michael Armato, assistant professor of political science at Albright College, agreed". Clinton spent her first day on the campaign trail after the town-hall style debate in the battleground state of OH going after Trump with allegations he uses Chinese steel in his construction projects.

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Jersey for Maple Leafs rookie Auston Matthews finally goes on sale

Ovi's full interview is below with the Auston Matthews reaction at the end. The first came on Matthews' third shift against the Ottawa Senators. The Californian has the very real potential to reach 30-plus goals, especially with the Maple Leafs trotting out a young, rebuilding roster.

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Police issue further warning over Killer Clown craze

Police forces across Britain were called to dozens of incidents over the weekend as a so-called "killer crown" trend, which originated in recent weeks in the USA, swept the United Kingdom, fuelled by social media. Has the creepy clown craze come to Surrey and Hampshire? There have been a number of reported sightings in Bracknell, near Camberley, Get Reading reports.

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Clinton camp calls on Trump to explain hacks

Trump has made the leaked e-mails from the Democratic National Committee and a top Clinton adviser, which the US has said were stolen by Russian hackers, a central part of his stump speech to bash Clinton, along with her use of a private e-mail system while secretary of state.

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Russian Federation says United Nations must urge al-Qaida militants to leave Aleppo

More than 370 people, including almost 70 children, have been killed in regime and Russian bombardment of east Aleppo since government forces announced a landmark offensive to take the entire city on September 22. The siege has caused an worldwide outcry with a number of countries and groups accusing Syria and Russian Federation of war crimes in connection with attacks on medical facilities and aid convoys.

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Syria's president: Victory in Aleppo would be 'springboard'

Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said. At least 150 people were killed this week as the Syrian military backed by Russian warplanes pounded eastern Aleppo, rescue workers said. Syria's civil war, now in its sixth year, has killed 300,000 people and left millions homeless. The anti-government factions fighting for Alleppo - dubbed terrorists by Assad - include one-time al Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham, previously known as the Nusra Front.

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Donald Trump to make campaign stops in Central Florida

That sparked a barrage of venomous tweets from Trump and warnings from some House Republicans that they might oppose the re-election of Ryan , R-Wis., as speaker. Ryan would then need 218 votes a majority of the chamber's 435 members to become speaker when the full House votes in January. He promoted a blueprint from House Republicans on policy issues.

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Ryan gets standing ovation at Wisconsin business event

In a 20-minute speech in Madison , Wis., the nation's top ranking Republican made only glancing references to the nominee of his own party, noted that he "doesn't blame" voters who want to sit out the election and argued that emphasized the risks of Democrats winning both the White House and control of Congress.

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German court rejects bid to stop EU-Canada deal

Wallonia's socialist premier Paul Magnette told lawmakers he would tell Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders that he could not give him the power to sign the treaty on behalf of Belgium. The German suits say CETA would undermine the principle of democracy because the European Union transgressed its powers by negotiating it and bypasses parliament by entrusting some rulemaking to a committee set up under the treaty.

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Sprint to connect 1M students under 'My Brother's Keeper'

The outsize role Obama is playing reflects a strategic choice by Clinton to tap an election-year surge in his popularity; the president enjoys 53 percent job approval in the latest Gallup Poll. Trump and Obama personify those social tensions in the campaign. President Barack Obama waves at a protester being escorted out after interrupting his speech during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Greensboro , N.C., Tuesday, Oct.

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US backs India's 'right to self-defence' post Uri attack

This is not to say that Pakistan should stop its efforts of highlighting the Kashmir cause, as that would give India even greater licence to commit atrocities in the occupied valley. "India and the U.S have reconvened the trilateral meeting along with Afghanistan recently in NY", he said. Both sides had built up "habits of cooperation", they discussed every major issue that the world confronted, defence secretary Ashton Carter was in India thrice over the a year ago, the U.S.

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Turkey 'determined' to take part in Mosul offensive

On Tuesday, Erdogan asserted that Turkish troops will take part in the operation to liberate Mosul , the second largest city in Iraq , something Baghdad strongly opposes since Iraqi leadership has not authorized Turkey's deployment. "Planning for the liberation of Mosul continues", Dorrian told reporters in a briefing at the Pentagon. "It's risky advising at that level, we know that", an administration official said.

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'Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee Volunteers

Tennessee is seeking to end a nine-game losing streak in this annual series and a 12-game skid against all SEC Western Division programs. Sure, they give up more long pass plays than you'd like (though that was true last year), but this is a very well rounded team that does nearly everything well.

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Trump denounces 'lies and smears' as more women come forward

She told the newspaper she's described the incident to various acquaintances over the years and chose to go public, after first being contacted by a reporter, after other women made accusations this week against the Republican presidential nominee.

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Indy Archbishop Tobin named cardinal

Cardinals are the most senior members of the Roman Catholic hierarchy after the Pope. He said he was humbled by the honor. Another reporter asked Cupich how his relatives would react to word he's becoming a cardinal. Additionally, Archbishop Cupich served as a secretary at the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington, D.C. He was also the Chair for the USCCB Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People from 2008-2011 and for the National Catholic Educational Association Board from ...

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Trump Doesn't Get to Call Republicans Disloyal

That means Ryan , R-Wis., can not afford to let this week's trickle of defiant Republican lawmakers grow much larger. "People that waffle are going to have more trouble than people who pick a side", said Brian Bartlett, a Republican strategist who worked for Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

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NJ, NY bombing suspect pleads not guilty

Sitting up in his hospital bed, Rahimi answered "Yes" to a series of standard questions from Judge Regina Caulfield about whether he understood the charges and his rights, looking briefly at public defender Peter Liguori before each answer.

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Sterling firms on calm over Brexit, dollar gains

As London trading gathered pace, the pound had gained 1.5 per cent to $1.227 from its NY nadir, when it dropped as low as $1.2090. Asked in the House of Commons if there would be a vote, May only replied: "The idea that parliament somehow wasn't going to be able to discuss, debate, question issues around (Brexit) was frankly completely wrong".

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You Can Have Hard Brexit or No Brexit — EU to Britain

The only alternative to a "hard Brexit" is the United Kingdom remaining within the EU, Theresa May has been warned by European Council president Donald Tusk. And also to stick unconditionally to the treaty rules and fundamental values. "If we do not have clarity over the correct legal way to trigger Article 50, it could result in significant legal disputes and uncertainty over the validity of the notification".

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Vehicle bomb in Syria kills at least 17 near Turkish border

According to the United Nations, more than 100 children have been killed since a US- and Russian-brokered truce collapsed on September 19. The encounter would be the first face-to-face contact between the two men since Washington broke off bilateral diplomatic contact with Moscow on Syria over the violence in Aleppo earlier this month.

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Trump casts away his teleprompters

Days after saying his shackles were off, Donald Trump has dramatically disassembled his teleprompters after a technical malfunction. "When you look back and we all had a good time, even though your speakers were no good, your teleprompters were no good, as long as Trump was good, that's all that matters", he proclaimed.

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Top US Republican Ryan distances himself from Trump White House bid

To overcome that, Clinton's aides plan to campaign more with candidates running against vulnerable Republicans in key swing states, hoping to tie those Republicans with Trump. "I don't want his support, I don't care about his support", Trump told the network. "I'm just exhausted of non-support" from leaders of the Republican party, Trump told Fox News on Tuesday night, saving special ire for House Speaker Paul Ryan , who told Republicans on Monday that he'll no longer campaign for Trump.

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Foreign minister: Britain looking at its military options in Syria

Worse, Moscow resumed its bombing of eastern Aleppo in a sign of defiance and disregard for the West's concern about the fate of the Syrian people suffering there. More than 250,000 people are believed to be trapped in eastern Aleppo , the rebels' most important urban stronghold which is facing shortages of food, fuel and medicine.

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Surging Clemson faces some potential speed bumps in ACC

NCST offense: Coach Dabo Swinney pointed out earlier this week just how bad it was for the defense in Raleigh previous year. But that was in 2012. The Wolfpack are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Clemson and the under is is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Clemson .

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Which Republicans Have Denounced Trump & Which Ones Are Supporting Him?

Describing "disloyal" Republicans as more hard than Clinton he said, "They come at you from all sides". The second presidential debate was flooded with tension, insults and snide exchanges between Republican nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton .

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Third Day Pampore Gunbattle: Army Enters In Building 2 Terrorists Killed

The main building of the institute was attacked in February when militants captured it and launched a major attack on security forces. Forces managed to kill two terrorists without losing any of their men. The ultras could have entered the complex from the riverside but that can only be ascertained once the operation is over, the officials said . And in order to draw the attention of security forces, the militants set a few mattresses inside a hostel room on fire.

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Walker, Ryan, Johnson all skipping Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan is walking a fine line as he tries to unify the Republican Party by distancing himself from Donald Trump , while still endorsing his candidacy. Trump has responded with tweets suggesting a sinister plot and calling Ryan ineffective, highlighting an extraordinary schism between the senior most elected GOP official and the party's White House candidate.

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Woman accuses Trump of putting his hands under her skirt

She said she made a decision to speak out after reading the accounts shared in The New York Times by two women who claimed Trump also groped them, and a story by a PEOPLE writer who alleged the businessman sexually assaulted her. Establishment Republicans have struggled to get behind Trump , alarmed by both his style and some of his policy proposals. And New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr said Mr Slim had never sought to influence what the paper reports.

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Colombians Reject Peace Deal with Farc Rebels

For the arrangement to be executed, putting a finish to 52 years of struggle, it'd have experienced to be ratified by the Colombian people in a referendum . Critics of the peace plan had expressed concern that FARC leaders were getting off too easy for years of crimes such as drug trafficking and kidnappings.


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