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WikiLeaks' Assange promises leaks on USA election, Google

Those hoping to find out some dirt on Hillary Clinton were left waiting, with the first 15 minutes of the press conference dedicated to documenting the organization's history. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange set the record straight on a couple of hot-button issues this morning during a press conference in Berlin . He said the group was looking to expand its media ties beyond the 100 outlets it already works with.

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Obanikoro detained overnight by EFCC

Mr. Obanikoro arrived the country in the early hours of Monday, saying he returned home to clear himself. His counsel, James Onoja , SAN, had confirmed to Premium Times that Obanikoro will pass the night at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja.

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Clinton Opens Up 9-Point Lead Over Trump

And since then, he has unleashed a litany of complaints about the nation's election system, and also blamed the media for his woes, raising concerns about possible unrest should he lose. After the first debate Trump said he would respect the election result. More than seven in 10 Republicans believed the idea, and 17 per cent of Democrats.

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Oregon Lags Behind National High School Graduation Rate

The school graduated 100 percent of its seniors past year, and the president highlighted those efforts as an example of how the city's graduation rates grew faster than anywhere else in the country. Department of Education reported Monday. Specifically, the number of states offering access to preschool education of this kind has risen from 38 to 46.

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Vietnam flooding kills 25 ahead of Typhoon Sarika arrival

It was last sighted 1,075 kilometers east of Daet, Camarines Norte, moving west northwest at 24 kph. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at Typhoon Sarika as it was poised for its second of three expected landfalls. The RDRRMC said clearing operations are now ongoing. Gabriel Llave, MDDRMO chief, said Karen was the most destructive weather disturbance to hit this town so far this year.

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21 kidnapped schoolgirls released

He said the release was brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government adding that negotiations will continue. Instead of waiting for them at the Presidential Villa, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo found his way to the SSS hospital where the girls are recuperating.

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Modi slams Pakistan, says terrorism has become its favourite child

With 1.5 billion people and a combined GDP of $2.5 trillion, the countries of Bimstec have shared aspirations for growth, development, commerce, and technology". Of the eight Saarc countries, all except three (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives) are in Bimstec on account of their geography. Suu Kyi also called for collective stepping up of pressure on human trafficking, which she said was "modern day slavery and "one of the most pervasive human rights violations".

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India And Russia Sign Energy And Defense Deals Worth Billions

Putin said that "you are in the presidential pool and you may hear something or see it, talk with somebody, you freely chat on the telephone on open connections", according to the RIA Novosti news agency. Trade and investment ties are on the upswing. The Indian Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that they discussed various ways to normalise "strained" bilateral relations.

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Chibok leader: 100-plus girls unwilling to leave Boko Haram

According to Voice of America , Dr Allen Manasseh reunited with his two cousins - Gloria Dame and Maryamu Lawan during the ceremony for the freed Chibok girls on Sunday. With this week's release, 197 still remain captive. "We've seen the result of recent talks, 21 of the Chibok girls are back", the President said. She said her daughter wants to come home with her baby, but has been kept in the custody of the secret service.

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Russian and Syrian forces halt air strikes on Aleppo

Hostilities will be halted for eight hours in the eastern districts of Aleppo, Russia's military announced on Monday, a day on which opposition activists said air strikes killed at least 36 people, including several children, in and around the divided city.

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Melania Trump calls husband Donald's lewd remarks 'boy talk'

She said: "I believe my husband, I believe my husband - it was all organised from the opposition". "My husband is kind and he is a gentleman and he would never do that". She added that she believed her husband and Mr. Mr. Trump's campaign invited women who had accused Mr. Clinton of sexual assault to the second presidential debate on October 9 and staged a media event before the debate featuring the women.

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Much at stake in Mosul

On Tuesday morning, Kurdish regional leader Masoud Barzani said 200 sq km of land had already been taken. Since then, the US support role has grown and the Iraqi security forces have managed to retake key parts of western and northern Iraq, including Ramadi .

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Pak army chief calls on PM Sharif to discuss security

Furthermore Mushadid-ullah Khan has won the seat of Information Secretary and Pervaiz Rashid is elected as finance secretary. "They are searching for those who promised them a "Naya Pakistan" but they are only found on containers", he said in a veiled reference to PTI chief Imran Khan.

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Assange's internet cut by 'state party'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his internet connection has been "severed". The emails included information sent by campaign chairman John Podesta to the candidate, including information about speeches she was paid to make to Goldman Sachs.

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Reasons why North Korea launched its Musudan in Kusong

The council agreed to take "further significant measures". North Korea tried to launch an intermediate range ballistic missile Saturday, but the missile exploded after liftoff. bases across "the Pacific operation theater". "A preemptive nuclear strike is not something the US has a monopoly on", Lee further stated. United States military first reported the launch was attempted at 11.33pm EDT Friday (12.03pm Saturday local time) and that the missile didn't pose a threat to North America.

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Indians' tweet blunt in reply to Bautista comment

The group took two brutal hits toward the end of the regular season when stalwarts Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco were lost to injury (Salazar possibly could return for the World Series). Making a daunting task even more challenging if the Blue Jays are to extend the series they will need to do it against Indians ace Corey Kluber who will be on the rubber for Game Four on Tuesday.

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Irom Sharmila forms new political party, to contest against Ibobi

On the same date in 1948, the first session of Manipur Assembly was held. Earlier, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had reportedly offered her to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections under its banner from the inner Manipur seat which she rejected.

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UNESCO moves to calm tensions with Israel

It seeks to safeguard the Palestinian cultural heritage and the distinctive character of east Jerusalem . The Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, is a remnant of the Second Jewish Temple that was built by Herod the Great and destroyed by the Roman Empire almost 2,000 years ago.

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Charlotte police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

Funeral Services for Keith Lamont Scott, the 43-year-old man who was shot and killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, is postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. That encounter ended in Scott being shot and killed. Eventually the moaning stops, and the officers try to keep Keith Scott breathing. "We still don't know and this video does not shine any light on whether or not a firearm was found or was in his possession or where it was found", he told NBC Charlotte .

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Planned Parenthood Celebrates Centennial While Opponents React

And so we acknowledge their humanity by mourning for them together. Over the decades, Planned Parenthood played pivotal roles in easing laws against contraception, popularizing the birth control pill and setting the stage for the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v.

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Air Strikes Intensify On Mosul Ahead Of Planned Offensive

The spat "is not constructive", the USA official said as anti-Daesh forces prepare to oust the group from its Iraqi capital, Mosul . "And if diplomacy fails, we will take worldwide and legal ways". Gen Haider Fadhil told The Associated Press in an interview that more than 25,000 troops, including paramilitary forces made up of Sunni tribal fighters and Shiite militias, will take part in the offensive that will be launched from five directions around the city.

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New survey shows most Filipinos disagree with Duterte on China policy

Duterte arrived in Brunei for a three-day official visit and will hold talks with Sultan Bolkiah on bilateral and worldwide issues. Duterte's finance secretary has said that "it's time for us (China and the Philippines) to lower the tensions", and that he would like to solicit investment from China while expanding bilateral trade.

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Cook heading back to Bangladesh after birth of second child

Sabbir, who was fined 20 per cent of his match fee following an incident which involved England's stand-in captain Jos Buttler in the second ODI, is joined by Mehedi Hasan, Kamrul Islam Rabbi and Nurul Hasan in the 14-man squad. The 48-year-old - who played 54 Tests and 127 One Day Internationals from 1992 to 2003 - will be returning to Jamaica. He said: "All I can hope for is if there is a spot that I take that opportunity and try and score as many runs as I can for the team".

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Russia: Russian, Syrian planes halting airstrikes on Aleppo

It was Europe's second attempt to isolate Russian Federation diplomatically this month, after France and Spain led a push for a United Nations -backed ceasefire in NY, which Russian Federation vetoed. If that scenario is implemented, it will mean the end of bloodshed in Aleppo on condition that all other armed groups representing "moderate" opposition enter into ceasefire agreements with the Syrian government following Al-Nusra's exit, Churkin said.

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North Korea Could Threaten US Guam Base As Early As Next Year

Lee said neither sanctions from the United Nations nor USA pressure would stop North Korea's building its arsenal. The launch of the presumed Musadan intermediate-range ballistic missile failed immediately, according to a statement from the South Korean military.

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Killed, 12 injured in LA restaurant shooting, police say

Police arrived at the scene around noon. Three people were killed and at least 12 others have been injured, Sgt. Preciado said , though the numbers were still preliminary because some of the victims were transported to hospital by private vehicles.

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Police warning as 'killer clown' craze hits UK

The group of friends also photographed the same clown sitting down in the auto park, at a different location of the Rec. Community members are encouraged to report any clown sightings in The Hills area to crime prevention officer Christie Desira on 9680 5399 or CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Engineers India, Gazprom to prepare India-Russia gas pipeline blueprint

The inking of these deals assumes significance since in in the recent past it was perceived that India, which had signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) with the United States providing access to Americans to Indian military bases, was drifting away from its traditional defence ally, Russia.

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Jaber al-Bakr was planning to attack Berlin Airport on Sunday evening

Though a specific target was as yet unknown, according to the prosecutor Albakr had been planning an "attack with Islamist motives". The explosive substance (TATP) is the same used by jihadists in the Paris and Brussels attacks. Police say fellow Syrians whom Albakr approached at a train station led to his arrest early Monday. Police have only said that the man was originally from the Damascus area of Syria and had been granted refugee status after arriving in Germany a year ago.

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Germany: 1 still missing after chemical plant explosion

The explosion occurred during work on a pipeline near the site's north harbour, setting fire to ethylene and propylene pipelines. At least two people died and roughly two dozen were injured in the explosion. Smoke and fire rise from a facility belonging to chemical firm BASF in Ludwigshafen, southwestern Germany, Monday Oct. 17, 2016. BASF shut down more than 20 facilities, including its two steam crackers, large units that make basic chemical components, after the blast.

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Trump's wife threatens to sue over news article alleging husband sexual assault

Leeds said she made a decision to tell her story after Trump denied to Cooper during the second presidential debate that he had ever kissed or groped women without consent. "That, I can tell you. If some of these folks on talk radio talked about how I was the antichrist, that's just politics". The newspaper said Crooks described her experience immediately after it occurred while Leeds did so more recently.

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Hillary Clinton campaign under fire over WikiLeaks emails mocking Catholics

The Clinton campaign, rather than respond to each individual email , has broadly claimed that they can not be verified, and instead attacked WikiLeaks and the Trump campaign for what they said is proudly doing the bidding of Russian intelligence and hackers.

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Charges Dropped Against Amy Goodman for Covering DAPL

The charge in State of North Dakota v. Amy Goodman stems from Democracy Now!'s coverage of the protests against the Dakota Access pipeline . In the weeks leading up to Monday's dismissal, the prosecutor gave a variety of reasons for his publicity-generating prosecution of Goodman .

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Trump Calls SNL's Parody of Him a 'Hit Job'

A seemingly endless spoof of the second presidential debate, it featured once again a heavily made-up Alec Baldwin doing his Trump impersonation. From the Nixon era on, presidents and candidates have been teased mercilessly on the show, from Nixon's portrayal as a power-hungry fanatic through to George W Bush as a likable idiot.

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Colin Kaepernick Unfazed By Boos And Death Threat T-Shirts In Buffalo

Ali "paved the way for this to happen", Kapernick said, adding he will fight the same fight until "we accomplish our goal". Kaepernick - the face of the expanding movement that is meant to shine a spotlight on police brutality against minorities - had been benched all season, but at 1-4, Chip Kelly turned to the QB who led San Francisco to the Super Bowl following the 2012 season.


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