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Poll Shows Clinton With Double-Digit Lead After Trump Tape

The survey , which was conducted before Sunday night's debate , represents a 5-point jump for Clinton over the past month. According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls in Virginia, Clinton has a 7.5-point lead over Trump, 44.3 percent to 36.8 percent.

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The live Mosul battle on Facebook

USA officials say they are on track to begin the siege before the end of the year, though Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will say when. Brien today expressed concern for the safety of the resident population in the Iraqi city of Mosul amid the offensive to expel the Islamic State (IS) there.

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Yahoo Mail in Cahoots with US Snoop Agencies

Yahoo did not deny the report , saying only that it is a "law abiding company, and complies with the laws of the United States ". The meek way in which Yahoo complied with the request reportedly led to the departure of the company's chief information security officer, Alex Stamos, although Stamos has refused to comment on the situation.

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Aleppo strikes kill 13 people, including children

It says 11 of the victims have the same family name of Qabs and ranged in age from a month-and-a-half-old baby girl and a 25-year-old man. European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini called Moscow's announcement "positive" but not long enough to allow humanitarian aid to reach the besieged city.

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Turkey warns assault on Mosul would trigger refugee wave

He did not expand on what either plan "B" or plan "C" could entail. The Turkish state is not a tribalistic state. In a contradictory note, however, the report further points to persisting United States efforts to expand its military presence and influence in the war-torn nation as well as its combat role, including "lower-level advising and use of attack helicopters that may expose U.S.

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Assange's internet link 'severed' by Ecuador

Clinton's campaign has claimed that the invasion of the private e-mail account of her campaign chairman, John Podesta, was orchestrated by Russian hackers with the aim of undermining the USA election. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. Whether this will change Assange's relationship with Ecuador is not clear. Assange, whistleblower and founder of WikiLeaks , marked four years under arbitrary detention.

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Donald Trump doubles down on claim that election is rigged

Pence's words were the latest attempt by Trump's surrogates to attempt to explain that some things the GOP presidential nominee has said and tweeted are not what he meant. Educated women living in suburbs have always been a key part of the GOP coalition, but polls indicate the revelations about Trump's behavior have pushed them toward Clinton in the battleground states of Colorado and Virginia.

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British lawmakers press May government for details on breaking from European Union

May says the June 23 referendum on European Union membership gave her a mandate to take Britain out of the 28-nation bloc and that discussing the details of her strategy with Parliament would weaken the government's negotiating position. The prime minister's most senior legal adviser, Attorney General Jeremy Wright, will argue the government's case on October 17, in a sign of how seriously May is taking the challenge.

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Pentagon: Some US forces on the outskirts of Mosul

Humanitarian groups have set up emergency camps nearby. In May 2015, after months of USA bombings in Iraq and while in the midst of Americans training and advising Iraqi ground troops, the Iraqis lost the city of Ramadi. For now, the militants are likely relying exclusively on rearguard action, or defensive maneuvers made by a retreating force, while they wait for their opponents to converge on the city.

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Turkey Has 'Plan B' if Not Involved in Mosul Offensive: Erdogan

The Islamic State drowned 58 people as punishment for their involvement in the rebellion to have Mosul captured by Iraqi forces, with their bodies buried on the outskirts of the city. Although Turkey and the US have the same position on the PKK, they differ about the PYD. "But if we are asked to go, we will go", he said. Erdogan's vow to have his forces actively engage in the Mosul fight would be the second time in as many months that Turkey puts its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ...

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Battle to retake Mosul 'going very well'

Shiite militia forces have been accused of carrying out abuses against civilians in other Sunni areas. The U.S.is providing airstrikes, training and logistical support, but insists Iraqis are leading the charge. The U.S. military says fewer than 5,000 ISIS fighters are left in Mosul but they're preventing around one million civilians from leaving, using them as human shields.

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Alaska suspect shoots officer, flees in police vehicle

The suspect then fled in Brandt's patrol vehicle, abandoning it a few blocks away. The man, believed to be in his 20s, is seen holding an object that appears to be a gun. The man then crosses in front of the auto with what appears to be a gun. Brandt and other officers responded. The first silent, black and white video shows Brandt slowing the squad auto as a man walks toward him on the sidewalk, his bare hands at his side.

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Filipinos trust United States much more than China

The Philippines' and the United States' relations have historically been strong and have been described as a " special relationship ". On Sunday Duterte said he agreed with senior Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio that the president could be impeached and removed from office if he gave away Scarborough Shoal, a fishing ground within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone that China seized in 2012.

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Syrian, Russian actions beg for war crimes investigation - Kerry

The Saturday vote marks the fifth time Russian Federation has used its veto to stop a United Nations resolution on Syria. Authorities in Damascus have said " there is no other option " but to continue to fight the rebels until they leave Aleppo.

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WikiLeaks hints at #OctoberSurprise ahead of USA presidential election

Assange denies the allegations and says he fears extradition to the United States, where a criminal investigation into the activities of WikiLeaks is underway. "The attacks only make us stronger", Assange said, "We believe in what we do, and when we are put under pressure, we will fight back". A WikiLeaks legal representative described Assange as a "thorn in the side" of U.S.

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BIMSTEC leaders jointly slam glorification of terror

New Delhi would be hoping that, by suggesting that "those who nurture, shelter, support and sponsor such forces of violence and terror are as much a threat to us as terrorists themselves", it might eventually succeed in pressurising China to alter its position.

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WhatsApp, Viber blocked during Montenegro election day

A supporter of Montenegro's Prime Minister and long-ruling Democratic Party of Socialists leader Milo Djukanovic holds his portrait during celebration after parliamentary elections , in Podgorica , Montenegro, early Monday, Oc. Both the ruling party and the opposition claimed they have enough seats to form the country's future government. Montenegrin police detained a group of Serbs suspected of planning armed attacks on Sunday, the day of the country's tense parliamentary elections .

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Operation to retake Mosul has begun

Turkey said that Iraq's objection to the troops, amid the presence of Iranian Shiite militias and anti-Daish coalition forces, is pointless, while warning that the inclusion of Shiite militias and PKK terrorists in the Mosul operation might lead to ethnic and sectarian conflict.

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'Dylan should have got Nobel prize in 60s'

Meanwhile, Dylan keeps doing what he does the best as usual, singing songs and playing music. In picking Bob Dylan , the poet and singer who first rocked the world 50 years ago with an electric guitar, the Nobel committee has made a very radical choice.

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The Simpsons Milestone: Show Marks Its 600th Episode

While the second portion is enjoyably the scariest, bloodiest, and the only one that doesn't reference anything in particular, it also feels like the shortest. Produced with Google Spotlight Stories , " Planet of the Couches " will be available on October 16through the Google Spotlight Stories app on Android and iOS .

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Gable Tostee trial: Jury to resume deliberations following questions for judge

Tostee held his face in his hands as Justice John Byrne urged the jury to re-examine the matters of the case and make a further attempt to reach a verdict. He also said as Tostee's age was not part of the evidence they must not draw any conclusions from it. Gable Tostee will have to wait at least one more day to find out if he will be convicted over the death of New Zealand tourist Warriena Wright.

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Pence Warns Supporters of Voter Fraud Amid 'Rigged' Election Rhetoric

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani told CNN he would be a "moron" to say "the election in Philadelphia and Chicago is going to be fair". Its margin of error is 3.8 percent for Pennsylvania and Florida, 3.9 percent for OH, and 3.7 percent for Colorado.

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Email chain allegedly shows Clinton aide mocking Catholics, Evangelicals

To which Palmieri responds, "I imagine they think it is the most socially acceptable politically conservative religion". 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.

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Pampore Attack: Gunbattle With Terrorists Enters Second Day

Residents living nearby said that the militants entered the institute complex from the river side and captured the hostel building. "Probably it was also because of the fact that our people were alert and they (militants) could not cause any damage on the highway and they had to take shelter in the building", he said.

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Former Thai PM assumes role of regent

On Friday, thousands of tearful mourners gathered outside Bangkok's gold-gilded Grand Palace, one of the nation's top tourist attractions, to await the arrival of the king's body in a royal procession at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, or Wat Phra Kaew.

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China's Xi Jinping visits Asia ahead of 8th BRICS Summit

Bangladesh s $28 billion garment manufacturing industry is the world s second largest after China s, accounts for 80 percent of the country s annual shipments and employs some 40 percent of its industrial workforce. Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Bangladesh on Friday (14 October) in a landmark visit and is set to ink a loan agreement worth $24bn (£19bn) with Dhaka .

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Packers now in the market for another running back

These game balls are really just a bright spot in some true team efforts. They took advantage of the Packer's shorthanded defense. Safety Chris Banjo is still out as well, and second year players Damarioius Randall and Quinten Rollins are both dealing with groin injuries.

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Boko Haram 'can be trusted if govt gives in to its demands'

The freed girls, some carrying babies, were released before dawn and placed in the custody of the Department of State Services, Nigeria's secret intelligence agency. Do not forget that there are many important people in this country who still believe a 14 year old girl belongs in #TheOtherRoom . The talks were facilitated by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government, he said on his twitter handle.

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2 killed in Mumbai apartment blaze

A major fire broke out at the 20th floor of the Maker Tower at Cuffe Parade area in Mumbai on Tuesday, reported ANI . Shekhar Bajaj was also in his house when the fire broke out, along with his wife, daughter, son-in-law and grandson.

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Brexit: MPs warn David Davis that lack of clarity is spooking markets

But he insisted MPs were today only voting on the demand for "scrutiny" and not a demand for Parliament to have a sign-off on the Brexit negotiating strategy. A leaked British government report said Tuesday that a "hard Brexit" - Britain leaving the single market - could lose the country up to $81 billion a year.

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Caretaker monarch in place after death of Thai King Bhumibol

Amid an outpouring of grief over the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Thailand, the Grand Palace in Bangkok has opened its doors for members of the public to sign condolence books. "I am very sad, I was born under this king", Arunee Sahathongthai, 49, told AFP as she bought a pair of black pants at a market in Bangkok , saying that Thais were "united in grief".

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Smith stands down from Bledisloe Test

Wallabies flanker David Pocock faces the biggest hurdle in his Bledisloe return on Tuesday, with just a contact session standing between him and an Eden Park return. After the revelation, New Zealand's first choice No.9 headed straight home from Durban, where the All Blacks were preparing for the final Rugby Championship Test against the Springboks.

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Wikileaks' Assange signals release of documents before US election

The group's founder, Julian Assange, did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm, suggesting to Fox News hosts that his scoops could upend the race with documents "associated with the election campaign, some quite unexpected angles, some quite interesting".

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Duterte invites United Nations to investigate alleged killings of drug suspects

Mr. Duterte said there was no proof that he ordered the killings, insisting that it was not a crime to threaten criminals with death. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will pay a state visit to China from October 18 to 21, at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang on Wednesday.

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Boko Haram lists demand for release of more Chibok girls

Boko Haram has freed 21 of the almost 200 girls held by the kidnappers following a negotiation between the group and the Nigerian government, according to reports on Thursday. Nigeria's minister of Inofmation, Lai Mohammed, said "This is a day the entire world has been waiting for". Boko Haram is blamed for the deaths of at least 20,000 people since 2009.


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