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WikiLeaks Releases More Purported Emails, Bringing Total To More Than 11000

By March 10, 2015, Clinton had announced at a press conference she had deleted almost 32,000 emails from a private server which could have been used for a congressional investigation. Thanks to the October 7 Wikileaks information release, it is now clear that Clinton was in communication with Obama's Department of Justice throughout the investigation and in May 2015 was involved in communications about when emails should be released.

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Experts meet in Ecuador to dream up the city of the future

Habitat's World Urban Forum meets this week in Quito, Ecuador to launch a little known, but highly significant U.N. agenda called Habitat III, the stakes couldn't be higher", declared Glen David Kuecker. Those attending the Habitat gathering say urban planning can be a key tool for creating a more equitable world. On the theme: the " New Urban Agenda ", the Habitat III is first major global conference since the 2030 Agenda entered into force in January 2016 and it would offer an opportunity ...

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Islamic State crushes rebellion plot in Mosul as Iraqi army closes in

This is not the first time that an Isis member has killed his parent for a reason like this. ISIS has deployed numerous small drones , mostly for surveillance, he said . "The Coalition takes this threat seriously and is implementing increased force protection measures and improved UAS [Unmanned Aerial Systems] counter-measures to protect Coalition forces and our partners on the ground to ensure that they are protected from the full spectrum of threats in the operating environment", USA ...

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New poll has Trump, Clinton in virtual tie in reddest of states

Trump is also struggling to catch up to Clinton in Virginia and Colorado. Clinton has consistently beaten Trump with women voters in Morning Consult surveys over the same time period, earning an average of 6.67 percentage points more support in each poll.

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In Mosul, residents report new terrors as Iraqi forces near

Mosul, the second biggest Iraqi city, is the main stronghold of Daesh in Iraq. By hiding its military units, the terror group could still effectively rule the city through extortion, intimidation and assassination, only to resurface when coalition forces shift their focus elsewhere, the report pointed out.

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Ecuador takes responsibility for cutting off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet access

WikiLeaks claimed US Secretary of State John Kerry had asked Ecuador to block Assange from posting hacked e-mails from the Clinton presidential campaign, a position the US State Department denied on Tuesday. "He didn't raise that." said spokesman Mark Toner. After the firm's Twitter announcement, many felt that the US must be behind the incident , since WikiLeaks has published delicate documents about Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Turkish forces not to partake in Mosul battle - Al-Abadi

John Dorrian, a USA military spokesman in Baghdad. "Your screaming and shouting in Iraq is of no importance to us". As the assault got underway, a Reuters correspondent saw helicopters overhead releasing flares and heard explosions on the city's eastern front, where Kurdish fighters moved forward to take outlying villages.

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Pakistan PM Sharif Holds Meetings To Review Army Preparedness After India Strikes

In the wee hours of September 30, Indian Army carried out surgical strikes across the Line of Control in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and destroyed seven terror launch pads. Had the Uri attack occurred with the CCIT in force, Pakistan would have struggled to convince the United Nations that the strike - in which 19 Indian soldiers were killed - was the work of "freedom fighters", officials here said.

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"Today" show suspends Billy Bush

Meanwhile, though some reports have circulated suggesting Bush is unpopular among his co-hosts, ET's source says, "Billy has a good relationship with each of the anchors and hosts". At first, officials at NBC said Bush was young and immature eleven years ago, but he has changed now. Bush's absence was then mentioned again in Today's third hour by Tamron Hall and Bush's temporary replacement, Al Roker-but with equally brief and cavalier statements.

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Seoul Plans Chinook MH-47 Acquisition For Special Ops In North Korea

While that test failed, it was just the latest in an increasing number of tests by North Korea and has sparked widespread condemnation from the United Nation's Security Council, the strongest arm of the worldwide body, CNN reported . The Council expressed "serious concern" that the most recent firing took place after a series of launches on the 15 April, 23 April, 27 April, 28 April, 31 May, 21 June, 9 July, 18 July, 2 August, 23 August, and 5 September, as well as the nuclear test of 9 ...

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Aleppo bombing halted for 8 hours only, opposition rejects withdrawal

He said: "The Russian military is offering yet another chance, and we hope that our partners will allow us all to take advantage of that". The UN said Tuesday it was waiting for safety assurances from all sides before going in with "critical humanitarian assistance" for Aleppo's desperate population.

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Russian Federation and Syria stop airstrikes in Aleppo for 'humanitarian pause'

Meanwhile, air strikes on rebel-held areas in Aleppo have killed at least 36 people, including children, opposition activists said. United Nations humanitarian officials have pleaded with combatants to observe weekly 48-hour cease-fires to allow humanitarian relief into the city's besieged eastern districts, but Russian and Syrian forces have only escalated their aerial and ground assault on the rebel-held areas in recent weeks.

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Modi calls on business communities to work with BRICS

On Monday, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Hua Chunying contended that while Beijing opposes all forms of terrorism it can not be linked to a specific country. Tensions between the two nuclear powers have risen sharply in recent weeks following a September 18 attack on an Indian army base in the disputed region of Kashmir, which killed 19.

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Tory MP aide held over Parliament rape claim

And Mr Armstrong, who is pictured alongside former Prime Minister David Cameron on Facebook, has been banned from entering the Parliamentary estate until further notice. Accountant Mr Mackinlay shot to prominence by beating Ukip leader Nigel Farage and comedian Al Murray to win the Kent seat of South Thanet a year ago.

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MakeMyTrip merges with Ibibo Group to create Indian giant with Chinese flavour

Additionally, China's biggest online travel service provider Ctrip.com International Ltd (CTRP.O) will have about 10 percent stake in the new company.Ctrip.com said in January that it would invest $180 mln in MakeMyTrip via convertible bonds.

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China stands firm, scuttle Modi's plan to defame Pakistan

One of the worldwide issues was how the five-member influential bloc would deal with terrorism, a key call by India which has suffered such violence in recent weeks. "We look forward to translating into reality the idea of a BRICS Credit Rating Agency", he said, without giving details of the much-trailed agency or timeline for its establishment.

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Thai junta urges restraint after crowds mob royal insult suspects

A woman accused of insulting the kooky crown prince of Thailand was publicly humiliated and forced to grovel beneath a portrait of the country's late king, according to reports Monday. King Bhumibol died last Thursday at the age of 88 after seven decades on the throne. Government officials have urged Thais to be calm and understanding to others who might not be able to afford black clothing.

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Johnson, Cardinals roll past listless Jets, 28-3

Those interior guys included two new guards — Earl Watford and John Wetzel — who were playing due to injuries to starters Evan Mathis and Mike Iupati. Yet, that was on paper. "Probably a little bit of both", Palmer said. He didn't look awful but fantasy owners can't be happy. Uncle Rico could throw for 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the defensive secondary, and the previously-stout defensive front was just gashed for 171 yards on the ground Monday night.

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Not there yet to sign EU-Canada deal — EU trade chief

Officials said the goal is to tie up the deal before European Union leaders gathered in Brussels for a summit on Thursday afternoon. "If we don't manage to have this trade agreement, there will not be a summit at this occasion", Malmstrom said.

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Duterte to visit China next week amid worsening ties with US

He did not clearly specify his reason for questioning the treaty alliance, but said that, if a conflict pitting the world's most powerful nations breaks out, "there will be no more American aid to talk of". Ramos, an alumni of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, said Duterte must learn to reach beyond his personal biases and think of his duties as being a responsibility to future Filipino generations.

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Korea to Speed Up Missile Defense Plans

The Musudan intermediate range ballistic missile could be operational next year due to an aggressive testing schedule by the North Korean military. "In particular, we're going to have in-depth discussions on ways to specify and institutionalize extended deterrence, which is a key element in the USA security commitment to South Korea", Yun told reporters during a joint visit with Han to the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington.

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Retaken villages show IS increasingly driven underground

Kurdish forces known as peshmerga, who captured a handful of villages on the first day of the operation, largely paused to focus on consolidating their gains. Asked for clarification about it, Binali Yildirim told reporters later Tuesday that there is an agreement "in principle" for the Turkish air force to be part of the US -led coalition.

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Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's Twitter account hacked, tweets 'Vote Trump'

Emails from Oren Shur, Clinton's director of paid media, gave evidence that Clinton's campaign team used a focus group to see if they could make the public believe the email scandal and the Benghazi investigation were the same. Megyn Kelly is angry about the anti-Catholic and anti-Latino sentiments in the new Clinton email leaks. The email exchange was published this week as part of thousands of emails that appeared on the WikiLeaks whistleblower and leaked documents site.

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Blue Jays-Cleveland ALCS Game 4: Everything you need to know

Toronto's Aaron Sanchez hadn't pitched since Game 3 of the ALDS (Oct. 9). Cleveland media reported that Francona lost the veneer off a tooth right before Game 3. The Blue Jays threatened to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh inning. Josh Donaldson had a big Game 4. Nick Turchiaro, Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports 3.

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Tomlin: Ben Roethlisberger (knee) surgery successful; injury 'not long-term'

Despite the injury, Roethlisberger played the entire second half. With Ben Roethlisberger undergoing surgery Monday morning to fix a torn meniscus in his left knee, the Steelers likely will turn to backup Landry Jones for their home game against the Patriots Sunday at Heinz Field.

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Aleppo air strikes halted for 48 hours

Moscow has announced that Russian-backed Syrian air strikes on rebel-held east Aleppo will cease for eight hours on the same day opposition activists said bombing has already killed more than 30 people. European Union foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg also warned that the 28-nation bloc could impose additional sanctions against Damascus but decided against targeting Russian Federation despite USA and British calls to punish Moscow as well.

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BIMSTEC represents polar opposite of terror promoting polity: Swaraj

India is against Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, but does not hate” its people, the minister said and offered help to conduct anti-terrorism campaign in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir for the “closure of terror factories”. Brazil also backed India's actions against terrorism with Modi, who met President Michel Temer on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit here, thanking him for his country's backing.

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Colts TE Allen could miss time with sprained ankle, per report

Safety Lee Hightower was released from the practice squad. Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen was diagnosed with a sprained ankle on Monday and could miss some time, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Sep 1, 2016; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Tevaun Smith (5) is taken down by Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Chykie Brown (23) during the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game at Paul Brown Stadium.

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Boko Haram "willing to negotiate" the release of more girls

Mr Bitrus said they were used as domestic workers and porters but were not sexually abused. "I think the guys are settled on the idea that the cash must come ahead of the release since they had proved to government that they are reliable by releasing the 21 girls, last week, without many conditions attached".

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Trump says he would meet with Putin before Inauguration Day

Trump's continued flattery of Mr. Putin and the degree to with he appears to model many of his policies ... is unprecedented in American politics ", Mr. According to Putin, who sits topless astride a horse, Trump is already winning by "102%" thanks to his Russian hackers; with the clip ending on the Kremlin making way for a brand new Trump casino.

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33 injured in LIRR collision, derailment

The work train caught fire after the crash. Thirty-three people were injured, four of them seriously. News of the crash comes 10 days after a New Jersey Transit train crashed into the platform during the morning rush hour at the station in Hoboken, N.J.

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Obama Predicts Tough Fight to Retake Mosul

Authorities and aid agencies are bracing for a massive flow of civilians fleeing Mosul as the fight progresses. Currently, the action has largely been in villages surrounding Iraq's second-largest city and the remaining IS stronghold in the country.

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First Lady Michelle Obama emerges as surrogate MVP

She said Trump's comments had shaken her to her core. Though her accomplishments can not be summed up quickly and the significance of her work can not be lightly addressed, Rashida did cover the base points of why and how Michelle has been so important these past eight years (and beyond).

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India hospital fire kills at least 20

Meanwhile, Union Health Minister J P Nadda in Delhi said, "The Prime Minister had sent instructions to me to check all the arrangements from the health point of view". The Chief Minister has directed the government hospitals to provide necessary treatment to patients shifted from Sum Hospital and requested all private hospitals to extend treatment to patients from the medical facility.

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Over 20 killed in Bhubaneswar hospital fire, short-circuit suspected reason

Fire extinguishing equipment and water storage as per fire safety guidelines issued to hospitals and clinical establishments by the fire service department in 2013 were inadequate at the fire ravaged hospital, it claimed. "Around 30 patients have been admitted to AIIMS and all facilities have been provided by us". Maintaining that there was no lapse on the part of the hospital after the fire broke out, he said the evacuation protocol had been strictly followed during the rescue operation.


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