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Trump to bring Obama's half-brother to final debate

Many pundits, strategists and politicians have charged that Trump's repeated claims of a "rigged" election are an attempt to lay the groundwork for post-election excuses. "It's a very unsafe path to go down", Bramnick said. JUDY WOODRUFF: Pence also complained of media bias and what he called scant coverage of negative news about Clinton.

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US Navy warship to visit New Zealand ending 30 year stalemate

The USS Sampson, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, would attend the Royal New Zealand Navy's global naval review in Auckland from November 17 to 22, Prime Minister John Key said in a statement. The dispute began in 1985 when the New Zealand government refused to allow a USA destroyer to visit. The U.S. responded by downgrading its military ties.

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Roger Ailes Miniseries in the Works

Specifically, Ailes was reported to be helping Trump prepare for his debates. But the pair had a falling out, with both sides saying debate prep had not gone the way they wanted, Vanity Fair reported Wednesday. Roger Ailes is returning to television, though not in a way most may have anticipated. Trump's deluge of accusers has been fairly constant since footage from a 2005 "Access Hollywood" interview showed him bragging about how, as a celebrity, he could do anything he wanted to women ...

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) & Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) News Recap

The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Micron Technology, Inc.(MU) has moved 4.11% above its 50-day simple moving average of $17.23 and went up 34.93% from its 200-day simple moving average of $13.63.

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Brexit would 'very likely' have to be ratified by parliament

Nicky Morgan, the former Conservative cabinet minister, said that MPs expected to contribute "at the start of this process - not just at the end". Pressed by the lord chief justice on whether any agreement with the European Union would eventually be subject to approval by parliament, James Eadie QC , for the government, confirmed that it was likely.

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Saudi-led airstrikes mistakenly kill 8 pro-government fighters in southern Yemen

One of the U.S. Navy ships stationed off the coast of Yemen , the USS Mason , has come under attack by Houthi insurgents, who have been supported and armed by Iran. Jamie McGoldrick, a United Nations official in charge of humanitarian efforts in the country, said more than 525 were injured. The Houthi rebels , backed by Iran, are known to have a stockpile of various Soviet-era rockets and missiles.

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Tennessee early voting begins Wednesday, runs through November 3

The early voting period typically begins 20 days before an election and ends 5 days before an election. Already, Adam said, she and her staff have processed an additional 1,400 voter registration ballots in the past two weeks. While Donald Trump has raised the specter of voter fraud involving the identities of dead voters on November 8, elections experts say such fears are based in more fantasy than fact, NBC News reported.

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GOP congressman: No, the election isn't rigged

Federal Bureau of Investigation notes released Monday revealed discussion of a "quid pro quo" in trying to get the email reclassified, though both State and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials deny that any bargaining took place. But it was released Monday that a top State Department official allegedly pressured the Federal Bureau of Investigation to downgrade the classification of one of Clinton's emails as part of "quid pro quo" deal.

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Fire mishap: Union Minister finds lapses in safety measures

They were admitted to private and government hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. The four from Bhubaneswar city hospital in eastern Odisha state are facing initial charges of "homicide not amounting to murder" and negligence after a fire broke out in the intensive care unit on Monday.

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Operation to retake Mosul from Daish begins, Iraqi media claims

Tanks, artillery and missile launchers head to the outskirts of Mosul as Iraqi forces build-up to oust Daesh from the city. The terrorist group remains in control of several parts of the country, including Mosul . Brett McGurk, the USA envoy to the coalition against IS, said Abadi's order called for "major operations" to free the city. "We are proud to stand with you in this historic operation".

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Browns' Pryor 'angered' by Titans player bragging about hit

Jackson does not know if Poyer will play again this season. Andrews nailed Poyer with a devastating blindside hit in Sunday's game. Andrews had an unobstructed run at Poyer before delivering his violent blow, which was penalized. The Browns expect Bitonio, who got hurt on the final play of the first half against New England on October 9, to make a full recovery and be ready for the 2017 season.

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Two Americans held in Yemen released

If confirmed, it will be the third attack in around a week targeting the destroyer USS Mason and other United States ships in the region. The attacks on Mason and Swfit are believed to have been launched by Iran-backed Houthi rebels using Chinese-built C-802 anti-ship cruise missiles supplied by Tehran.

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Superhero funeral for young United States shooting victim

Jacob Hall was shot in the leg while in the playground of his local school. Many people wore superhero shirts, and some were in full costume, from Batman to Superman to Captain America. The original Batman , actor Adam West, reached out to Jacob's family on social media, tweeting, "I loved Jacob, too". "We're here to celebrate", Buckland said.

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Syria's Aleppo calms down after Russian Federation halts airstrikes

Asma Assad, the first lady of Syria and wife of Syrian leader Bashar Assad, has spoken out for the first time in several years. "It doesn't take a genius to know what these people were really after". The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish-led forces, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, gained control of Hassajek, killing at least 10 IS militants in fighting there.

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Philippines braces for Super Typhoon Haima

The civil defence chief, Ricardo Jalad, said all areas in the storm's path had undergone pre-emptive evacuation although he could not give an estimate on how many people had fled. "The country's major river and catch basins are also located in Luzon, which could overflow if heavy rains continue", the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said in a statement .

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Smoke alarms alert Appleton family to fire

The family was alerted to the fire by smoke alarms. "It's the sensors that go", said Busch, pointing out most alarms have an expiry date on the back or side. "This fire is a flawless example of why everyone needs to make sure they have working smoke alarms". The Red Cross Home Fire Campaign aims to reduce deaths and injuries from home fires by as much as 25 percent over the next few years.

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UH polls show Texans favor Trump more than Clinton

I can't image that Wallace will not pursue a line of questioning with Clinton over the controversies that have dogged her - and were not dealt with in depth at the two previous debates. The political website Real Clear Politics says its average of national surveys shows Clinton with a 7-percentage-point advantage, while several political analysts say she has about a 9-in-10 chance of becoming the country's 45th president.

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Chance the Rapper & Frank Ocean Bring Parents to White House State Dinner

The two were photographed arriving at The White House tonight, each with a parent as their plus one. Upon his entrance to the state dinner he lovingly thanked his father for "raising him right". The singer stayed true to his off-kilter style by rocking classic checkered Vans. Ocean casually brushed the question aside, saying "My first time doing it".

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Johnson, Feingold meet in final Wisconsin Senate debate

Feingold says businesses depend upon immigrant labor and failing to pass immigration reform only makes things harder. Johnson lists his top priorities as national security, jobs, veterans and addressing the nation's debt crisis. John McCain, large portions of which were struck down by the landmark Citizens United Supreme Court ruling. The daughter of an Army veteran who died after receiving care at a much-criticized U.S.

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UN Security Council Condemns North Korean Attempted Missile Launch

On the agenda is how to strengthen the so-called "extended deterrence" provided by US nuclear forces in defending South Korea. A top official, Lee Yong Pil, said in an exclusive interview with NBC News that the U.S.is a threat because it has weapons targeting North Korea , and if the country feels threatened, it may have no choice but to issue the first attack.

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Wits students, staff prepare for General Assembly

Exactly a year ago, university students in South Africa made global headlines in an unprecedented move of student activism for the #FeesMustFall protest. But the EFF Students' Command (EFFSC) said it planned to intensify the struggle for free tertiary education in the coming week. As the protests rage on, university administrators across the country have warned that any further fee freezes could damage academic programs, therefore, it is unlikely that current protests would result in a ...

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My Arrest Is Connected To Amaechi's Request, Justice Okoro Tells NJC

In the letter Okoro revealed that he strongly believed that Amaechi had a hand in his travails because the Supreme Court ruled against the All Progressives Congress' governorship candidates in Abia, Akwa Ibom and Rivers states. "However, for the avoidance of doubt, let me say clearly that I have never discussed any matter pending before the Supreme Court of Nigeria with my Lord, Honourable Justice Inyang Okoro JSC, in his house or anywhere else, Period".

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Hurricane Matthew whips Florida coast, Jacksonville bracing

Matthew, now a Category 1 storm, will continue to produce high winds and heavy rainfall and risky storm surge , the National Weather Service said , adding that a high risk of flash flooding was possible along the coast from northern Florida through SC through Saturday.

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MOSOP expresses shock over death of Saro-Wiwa Jr

According to Vanguard, Saro-Wiwa Jr died on Tuesday after a brief illness. In June 1993, Saro-Wiwa was arrested again and detained by Nigerian authorities but was released after a month. Ken Wiwa worked in different roles as Special Adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Umaru Yar' Adua, and President Goodluck Jonathan.

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NUJ commends Nigerian Government for release Of 21 Chibok girls

Indications have emerged that Boko Haram insurgents have given the Federal Government some conditions for the release of more Chibok girls. Two years on, while some 57 girls managed to escape then, 219 of them still missing until these 21 were freed by their abductors.

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Conflict between Turkey and Iraq Escalates: Appeal for U.N Emergency Talks

Al-Abadi canceled the posts past year as part of a wide-ranging reform plan that was approved by his Cabinet and passed by Parliament. "You should know that we will go our own way". "Turkey can not intervene against the threats right next to it?" The Turkish army, its senior ranks purged following a failed military attempt to overthrow Erdogan in July, launched an incursion into Syria in August to push back Islamic State and prevent USA -backed Kurdish militia fighters from seizing territory.

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The psychological warfare of presidential debate guests

Trump remains up by 8 points in Missouri and just under 1 point in OH as his possible path to 270 electoral votes narrows. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's ugly and acrimonious battle for the White House is barreling toward the end, with the candidates taking the debate stage Wednesday night for one final primetime showdown.

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JNU students stage protest against Delhi Police, ABVP in Vasant kunj

A case under section 365 (kidnapping with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person) of IPC has been registered on the basis of a complaint by his parents. "Ahmed was in his room when his roommate Qasim went out lunch". Teachers are scheduled to hold a protest tomorrow to press for police action to find the missing student.

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Coalition Warplanes Kill 20 ISIS Terrorists In Syria: Turkish Army

Turkey launched the Euphrates Shield operation, bringing rebels backed by its own armour and air force into action against Islamic State, in August, aiming to clear the group from its border and stop Kurdish fighters gaining ground in that area.

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Sexual-assault accusers 'want to stop our movement'

The number of women who have accused Trump of rape or sexual assault is at least seven as of October 13. "Believe me, she would not be my first choice, that I can tell you", he said when speaking of one of the women. The other accuser, Kristin Anderson, told the Washington Post Mr Trump put his hand up her skirt and touched her underwear at the China Club in NY in the early 1990s.

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Britain's PM heads to India with eye on trade

Many European leaders are, however, expected to make Brexit a hard departure for Britain, indicating that ending the free movement of EU citizens into Britain will put it out of the single market. Vehicle industry giant Slovakia is showcasing itself as a global centre for auto assembly during its European Union presidency amidst warnings by foreign vehicle firms they may leave the United Kingdom in the event of a hard Brexit.

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Final US Presidential Debate held in Las Vegas

Today, the current occupant of the White House dismissed such talk, and rebuked the candidate behind it. The president initially said he would pull his punches when it comes to politics, respecting the official setting. "Obviously, Mr. Trump was very successful in the Republican primaries". Trump was interrupted at least four times by people who appeared to be protestors.

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Belated trickle of children arrives from Calais Jungle

All of the children to move this week are eligible to live in the United Kingdom because they have family already here. "I came across the same way 11 years ago; every night was hell for me, so I'm relieved he is here". It comes shortly after court documents revealed that the United Kingdom government continues to stall on provisions for unaccompanied child refugees ahead of the Jungle's imminent demolition, and is instead relying on the efforts of voluntary organisations.

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President Obama Declassifies His Workout Playlist

Nina Simone - "Sinnerman": Frantic contemplation. The mix, which Obama published while guest-editing Wired magazine this week, includes a few obvious crowd-pleasers like Beyoncé's "Get Me Bodied" and the Black Eyed Peas' "Let's Get It Started ".

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Syrian forces prepare to open corridors out of Aleppo

PARIS French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would do everything possible to try to extend a ceasefire in eastern Aleppo when he discusses Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this evening.


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