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WikiLeaks reveals Hillary Clinton's friendlier, pro-business tone

Hillary Clinton's campaign Saturday compared the hacking into John Podesta's emails and those from the Democratic National Committee as a new Watergate scandal while accusing GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump as being deeply involved in the plot, according to an essay posted on Medium Saturday .

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Trump backs off from praising Putin after VP debate

But what a lot of Republicans may remember most about the debate is how much more presidential Pence looked than their nominee. "I don't love [Putin], I don't hate". "I will say if we get along with Russian Federation and Russia went out with us and knocked the hell out of ISIS, that's OK with me, folks", he said.

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OIC welcomes UNESCO resolution over Al-Aqsa Mosque

However, a Palestinian diplomatic source said the new resolutions submitted refer to the "importance of Jerusalem's Old City and its walls for the three monotheistic religions". A UNESCO decision denying the connection between peanut butter and jelly? Education Minister Naftali Bennett informed UNESCO of Israel's decision on Friday.

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Shock in Colombia as voters reject peace deal

Kirby noted Santos, FARC leader Rodrigo Londono and former President Alvaro Uribe, who led the opposition campaign, have all indicated their commitment to continue seeking a peaceful solution to their differences. Despite pre-referendum polls predicting victory, Colombians voted 50.2 per cent in favour of rejecting the proposed accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) which sought to bring an end more than half a century of hostilities.

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Syrian rebels capture symbolic ISIS-held town

The loss of Dabiq was of more symbolic than strategic importance to the wider war, a fresh humiliation for the Islamic State, which lured volunteer fighters from around the world with promises of building a mighty Islamist empire. Turkey sent troops and tanks into northern Syria in August to help opposition forces recapture IS strongholds and curb the advance of a US -backed Syrian Kurdish militia, which Ankara views as an extension of Turkey's outlawed Kurdish separatists.

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More Clinton Wall Street speeches in latest leak

The latest batch of John Podesta's hacked emails released by Wikileaks this morning feature an email with the subject,"Goldman Sachs paid speeches" and included in the attachments are the full text of three private paid speeches Clinton made to Goldman Sachs.

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Trump denies sex allegations, challenges Clinton to drug test

Based on responses when people were asked who they would vote for if the election were held today, Clinton's chances of winning are at 87 percent compared to Trump's 13 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight.com . Gloria Steinem's defense of Clinton is the most hard to imagine taking place today. The responsibilities for the NY billionaire in such a scenario are minimal.

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Thai succession sees Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn rise to power

Foo Foo died in February 2015, at the age of 17, and was cremated after a traditional Buddhist funeral. In a televised address on 13 October, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha announced the death of King Bhumibol and that Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn would succeed his father as king.

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United Kingdom and USA mull economic sanctions against Russian Federation and Syria

Mr Kerry said that there had been consensus on some key concepts adding that parties would contact each other again on Monday. "Now, some people ask what happens to Aleppo if it were to fall, " Kerry said. The Free Syrian Army, a Turkish-backed faction, took back the town of Dabiq from ISIS, Turkish state media and a monitoring group said. The US-Russia ceasefire in Syria broke down last month after just a couple of days.

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Iraqi PM signals start of operations to drive IS from Mosul

The offensive to liberate Mosul from ISIS control has begun, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a televised statement early Monday. "We will rebuild what has been destroyed by this criminal gang". The population represents a mix of the diverse ethnic groups in northern Iraq, though the majority are Sunni Arabs and Kurds. Once that was completed elite Iraqi special operations forces known as the Counter-Terrorism Service will push into the center of the city to drive out ISIS.

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India, Pakistan should find solution to Kashmir conflict: USA

Kirby further said: "I think we've said before we're confident that Pakistan has the security controls they need to have in place on their arsenal". They also asked the worldwide community to carry out an independent investigation into "gross human rights violations" in Kashmir.

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Tyson Gay's daughter shot dead

Join us on our podcast each weekday for an interesting story, well told, from Charisma News. The TV station said she was on Lafayette High School's track team. The sophomore sprinter attended Lafayette High School where her dad once ran and was a fourth-generation sprinter . He set the US record in the 100-meter sprint two years later.

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Narendra Modi meets SL, Bhutan PM ahead of BRICS-BIMSTEC outreach meet

At the Summit, India is likely to push for unity among the five-nation BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) grouping to remove the logjam at the UN on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) for effectively dealing with terror.

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Thai prince names regent to manage the crown

Stores sell mainly black clothing; even mall mannequins are draped in black. But that sparked complaints from relegated clubs - including Thai Premier League outfits Chainat Hornbill FC and Army United - with a fighting chance of league survival with three rounds to go.

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Bryant out again for Cowboys; Chancellor sits for Seahawks

With 12 catches on Sunday against the New York Giants , Smith would become the 14th player in National Football League history to record 1,000 career receptions. But today, the Cowboys were a different team than those 2010 and 2015 teams. The two teams traded field goals earlier in the quarter. Tony has shown over the years that he's not afraid to take chances down the field which often leads to turnovers in key situations.

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Iraqi forces poised to launch operation to retake Mosul

Mosul is the last major stronghold of ultra-hardline Sunni group in Iraq. IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces appear poised to launch their most complex anti-IS operation to date: retaking the country's second-largest city of Mosul. In addition to the Iraqi army, Kurdish Peshmerga forces, Iraqi special forces and Sunni tribal fighters, Shiite militia forces are also expected to play a role in the Mosul operation.

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Clinton adviser: Russian Federation and Wikileaks in league for Trump

Clinton headed out west as she faces more tough questions amid the latest hack, reportedly belonging to campaign chairman John Podesta, who says the FBI is investigating. But that changed Sunday when Trump said to Clinton across the debate stage that she'd be "in jail" if he's ever president. The Catholic League, which bills itself as a civil rights group defending Catholics against discrimination or defamation, condemned the email banter.

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Legal challenge to United Kingdom government's right to trigger

Labour's motion, which would not bind the Government to act on it if approved, reads: "That this House recognises that leaving the European Union is the defining issue facing the United Kingdom; believes that there should be a full and transparent debate on the Government's plan for leaving the European Union; and calls on the Prime Minister to ensure that this House is able properly to scrutinise that plan for leaving the European Union before Article 50 is invoked".

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WikiLeaks releases transcripts of Clinton Goldman Sachs speeches

So far, this week's releases have offered an insight into the operations and concerns of the Clinton campaign team, including efforts to move the IL primary and noting that Clinton's difficulty with apologizing is her " Achilles heel ". Hillary Clinton, who is the Democratic nominee for the November 8 presidential election, served as secretary of state from 2009 until 2013. One email from 2014, six months before the formal launch of Clinton's presidential campaign, showed that her ...

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US, Britain and UN demand Yemen ceasefire within days

It comes amid outrage of the death of 140 people in a Syrian airstrike. Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. United States warships have once again attacked Yemen's Red Sea coast after reporting for the third time in a week that they came under fire from the area by anti-ship missiles, a large number of which were fired but none of which actually hit anything.

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24 die in Varanasi stampede caused by rumour of bridge collapse

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav announced cash relief for the affected families and ordered a probe into the incident. The toll in the stampede on an overcrowded bridge on Varanasi-Chandauli border rose to 25 with one more person succumbing to injuries in a hospital today, even as Samajwai Party government faced fresh opposition salvos over the incident.

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Iraqi forces move to retake Mosul from ISIS

Only forces with the Iraqi army and National Police will enter the city "and no others", the Prime Minister said. "Today I declare the start of these victorious operations to free you from the violence and terrorism of Daesh (IS)", Abadi said, addressing residents of the Mosul region.

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UK's Brexit vote had no constitutional substance, court hears

But Tusk said he had not found any national leader who wanted Britain to quit and so London would find a welcome if it changed its mind. Once May activates the exit clause - Article 50 in the EU's governing Lisbon Treaty - negotiations on the terms of Britain's departure would run for two years.

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Hezbollah, Islamic State Have Weaponized Drones

Calling it a Trojan Horse-style attack, Air Force Colonel John Dorrian, spokesman for the US-led military coalition in Iraq , said an improvised device on the drone exploded after it was taken back to base. The Islamic State is using simpler, commercially available drones such as the DJI Phantom, which can be purchased on Amazon for slightly over $1000.

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Thai crown prince coronation 'delayed for a year'

In a televised address late on Saturday, the premier said he and the former prime minister Prem Tinsulanonda had been granted an audience with Vajiralongkorn in which the prince urged Thais not to worry about the vacant throne. Prince Vajiralongkorn does not enjoy the same adoration his father earned over a lifetime on the throne. But Vijiralongkorn, who was designated heir by his father in 1972, asked not to be immediately declared king, saying he wanted to grieve along with the country, ...

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Pampore EDI siege ends after 60 hours, 2 LeT terrorists killed

Meanwhile, the massive siege on the EDI building continued for the third day as security forces neutralised two terrorists and continued operations to flush out the remaining extremists. The terrorists, who had entered the EDI complexes in the wee hours on Monday, had fired upon the security forces triggering an encounter. Residents living in its vicinity said grenade blasts were heard from the site regularly.

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Redskins beat up Eagles' defence on way to 27-20 victory

Washington playing without star tight end Jordan Reed moved the ball all day on Philadelphia's defense. Wentz was 11 of 22 for 179 yards, and the Eagles finished with 239 total yards. Redskins WR Pierre Garcon caught a TD pass last week and is looking for his third straight game with a TD vs. Philadelphia . A 32-yard Dustin Hopkins field goal made it 24-14 midway through the third quarter.

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Crown Prince tells mourning Thailand: Don't worry about succession process

During much of that time, his son, the heir to Thailand's throne, was far from the kingdom, flying around Europe in his Boeing 737 and ensconced in luxury villas and hotels amid the misty lakes and mountains of southern Germany and Austria.

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UK pledges £3m in anti-cholera drive in hurricane-hit Haiti

Many secondary roads "are still damaged, blocked by water and fallen trees, and these are the roads we need for bringing in election materials", he said. The U.N. said the fund is created to help Haiti overcome cholera and build stronger water, sanitation and health systems. The island nation is now embroiled in a new wave of cholera infections after it was hammered by the storm which left close to 1,000 residents dead, 175,000 homeless and over 1.4 million in urgent need of humanitarian ...

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India to Buy S-400 Air Defence System from Russia

Russia-U.S. relations may recover after the presidential elections in the United States , Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference in India's Goa on Sunday. Among the agreements expected are Moscow's delivery of its most advanced anti-aircraft defence system to India, a deal that has been in the pipeline for several years.

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American hostages freed in Yemen

If confirmed, the missile launches would be the third attack in about a week targeting the Mason and other United States ships. The French Frigate Jean de Vienne (D643), left, and guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87), manuever into position for a gunnery exercise.

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Iraqi Prime Minister: Pivotal Offensive On Mosul Has Begun

A victory in Mosul would be a huge blow to the Islamic State, pushing it out of the last major urban center under its control in Iraq. The four-page leaflets told residents that Iraqi-led forces, supported by the US-led coalition against ISIS, were making advances on the city and that no one should panic.

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Mystery Drug Hospitalises 16 In QLD & Sparks Fears For Schoolies Season

Other community and drug awareness groups are also starting to panic about what this could mean for the thousands of teens about to descend on Gold Coast and Byron Bay for Schoolies. Sunday 12:37am: 24-year-old woman found "hallucinating" at Shooters nightclub. Regarded as being more unsafe than ice, it costs as little as AUD$7.50 and has previously caused users to commit murder, bite flesh off strangers faces and leap from balconies.

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Any Non-Iraqi Force to Get Hit in Mosul Operation: Politician

He further hoped that the Mosul residents will be free from savage Daesh terrorists soon. Turkey-Iraq relations became strained after Ankara sent troops late previous year to Bashiqa in northern Iraq to allegedly train anti-Daesh fighters there, a move Baghdad labeled a "blatant violation" of its sovereignty.

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Trump Trails Clinton in Campaign Cash as Race Heads Toward Finish

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has questioned the legitimacy of the election, pressing unsubstantiated claims the contest is rigged against him. There was trouble in OH, too, where Trump severed ties with the state's Republican Party chairman, Matt Borges , who had become openly critical of the nominee at times.


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