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Prime Minister's Questions: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's claims fact checked

Mr Corbyn was attacking the government's "failure" to provide "parity of esteem" - which would see physical and mental health services funded equally. It was noticeable how May seemed much more comfortable when she could talk about the police (her old portfolio) and the issue of mental health patients being held in cells, although Corbyn's "this is still not good enough" argument was effective.

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Judges to rule on historic Brexit legal challenge 'as quickly as possible'

During the High Court hearing, government lawyer James Eadie QC moved on to what was likely to happen at the end of the negotiations, in 2019, saying: "The government view at the moment is it is very likely that any such agreement will be subject to ratification".

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Clinton, Trump set for last debate tonight as ugly race nears finish

Clinton previously told George Stephanopoulos, "I think that for most of our history, there was a nuanced reading of the Second Amendment until the decision by the late Justice Scalia and there was no argument until then that localities and states and the federal government had a right, as we do with every amendment, to impose reasonable regulation".

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FFA statement regarding World Cup Qualifier against Thailand

Then yesterday, FAT announced that the Nov 15 Asian Group B match against Australia would still be played in Bangkok . A decision on where the match will be played could be made as early as Monday with Malaysia, the base of the Asian Football Confederation, and Singapore understood to be among the neutral venues in contention to host the game.

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Two HPV Shots OK for Preteens — CDC

Busy parents have struggled with the old schedule, which called for three trips to the doctor within six months. The CDC and ACIP recommendations come after the institutions "reviewed data from clinical trials showing two doses of HPV vaccine in younger adolescents (aged 9-14 years) produced an immune response similar or higher than the response in young adults (aged 16-26 years) who received three doses".

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Putin says longer halt in airstrikes is possible

Gen. Sergey Rudskoy said. He said two of eight humanitarian corridors out of Aleppo are reserved for militants - one offering an exit toward Turkey and another leading to the neighboring rebel-held province of Idlib. A Syrian negotiator says 38 buses carrying almost 2,000 people, including 700 gunmen, have been evacuated from a government-besieged Damascus suburb following a deal to empty it of rebels.

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Russia's Putin willing to halt Aleppo airstrikes for longer

This month, French President Francois Hollande called for Russian Federation to be investigated for war crimes during the battle for Aleppo. Both indicated that the possibility of imposing sanctions against Russian Federation for its actions in Syria remained on the table and would be discussed by European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday.

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Yemen ceasefire to start on Wednesday night, says United Nations envoy

Earlier this month, the United Nations envoy had said that a 72-hour ceasefire was expected soon adding that he was hoping to draft a new peace plan for Yemen . On Oct. 9, militants in Yemen - widely believed be members or allies of the Houthis, an Iran-backed Shi'ite political movement -  fired missiles at the U.S.

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Government must rid Aleppo of 'terrorists' to protect civilians: Assad

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura warned Monday that "between now and December, if we can not find a solution, Aleppo will not be there any more", according to a transcript released by the UN. Russia's defence ministry said two Belgium's F-16s from the coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in Syria had been identified in the region where the deadly air strike took place early on Tuesday.

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US general says will not support Shi'ite militia in Mosul campaign

The UN however says it is working to create new refugee camps to the south, east and north of Mosul, as it predicts about 200,000 people will need shelter in the first days and weeks of the operation. According to local media, about 30,000 Iraqi soldiers and 4,000 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are taking part in the operation, backed by airstrikes carried out by the US-led global coalition.

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Man admits to raping daughter, 12, gets 60 days

He also can not access pornography and has limited access to the Internet. McKeon's announced retirement precedes his controversial 60-day jail sentence issued to a man convicted of committing incest with a child relative. A Deputy Valley County Attorney told the AP no one spoke on behalf of the girl at the sentencing hearing on Friday. "We should not have to take care of him".

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Clinton FOIA Requests Went Through 'Shadow Govt' in State Dept

The now-retired Federal Bureau of Investigation official at the center of the "quid pro quo" controversy , which sparked to life on Monday, came forward on Tuesday to acknowledge that an offer to trade favors with a State Department counterpart originated with him-and that he quickly pulled the offer once he learned more.

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May under pressure as runway decision looms

A decision is said to be "imminent". A preferred option on whether to expand either Heathrow or Gatwick airports will be issued by a Cabinet sub-committee next week, reports say. Once the government has decided between Heathrow and Gatwick for the first runway, it then needs to start the process of setting out how and when further runway capacity should be developed, considering a broader view of the potential options.

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UK Parliament 'Very Likely' To Vote On Final Brexit Deal

No 10 said there had been suggestions in Europe that Britain would revisit the June 23 referendum decision so the PM will use the meetings to make it clear that it is "right and proper" that the result is "honoured". But her suggestion that Britain could head for a clean break with the European Union and its single market of 500 million consumers if the bloc fails to compromise has done more to unite leaders in their refusal to offer a deal that might encourage others to follow suit.

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Ratings for second presidential debate drop sharply

The 90-minute debate got off to a chilly start when the two candidates for the Nov 8 election greeted each other without the traditional handshake. Trump said he was embarrassed by the video but dismissed it as "locker room talk". The online reaction underscored the contentious tone of the encounter in St Louis in which Trump and Clinton hurled insults at each other less than a month before the November 8 USA presidential election.

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The Presidential Debate: Sexual Assault Claims, Emails Are Expected To Come Up

Watch or Listen Live at 9 p.m. . While ardent Trump fans profess their support on unscientific online surveys, more credible polls show there is resistance to his candidacy from one important group of Americans: suburban women. Heading in to the debate, Clinton holds leads in the polls in Florida, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, according to USA TODAY's trusty Poll Tracker, powered by RealClearPolitics.

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Oil Jumps As Saudi Minister Signals Non-OPEC Supply Cuts

Data released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) show global oil supply increased by 0.6m b/d in September, as Opec output reached an all-time high of 33.64m b/d. For the time being, many think that prices could continue rising in the short term on expectations related to output cuts proposed by OPEC . West Texas Intermediate futures advanced 1 percent in NY, erasing Monday's 0.8 percent slide.

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Trump's 'unpredecented' flattery of Putin 'out-of-step': Obama

Ultimately, Trump said he objected to foreign influence on the American election, regardless of the source-but he ultimately declined to agree that Russian Federation was even involved. Under the agreement, which was first signed in 2000 and hailed as a symbol of the rapprochement between the two countries, Russian Federation and the US were each set to dispose of 34 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium, which is enough material for about 17,000 nuclear warheads.

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Turkey, Russia discuss Aleppo

Russian Federation has said a planned eight-hour ceasefire on Thursday will be extended if other rebels clearly distance themselves from Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, but it will not prolong the pause unilaterally. The government had also struck a deal with the neighboring suburb of Daraya, which surrendered after a four-year siege and a punishing bombing campaign.

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No ifs, no buts, just Brexit May to tell other European Union leaders

Mr Eadie told the court there still would be scrutiny. "The government view at the moment is it is very likely that any such agreement will be subject to ratification", Eadie said. Lastly, if the British government chooses neither of these paths, it would have only the most undemocratic option at its disposal: to ignore the referendum result entirely - it was, after all, a non-binding advisory referendum - and remain in the EU.

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Missiles fired at United States warships in Red Sea, but none hit

A USA warship fired Tomahawks missiles into Yemen in retaliation on Wednesday, destroying three radar sites that defense officials believe played a role in the earlier attacks. A United States Navy destroyer has been targeted in the Red Sea in a failed missile attack from territory in Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels. "Our sailors and ships are unharmed, and we are still assessing the situation".

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UN Security Council slams N Korea's missile launch

Kerry and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter reaffirmed that any attack by North Korea would be defeated, and any use of nuclear weapons "met with an effective and overwhelming response", a joint statement said . Kerry reaffirmed the USA commitment to deploy a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense to South Korea as soon as possible . Mr Pak said angrily: "The situation on the Korean peninsula is close to the brink of war because of endless military exercises by American and South Korean ...

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Behavioral specialist named in incident that injured Columbus student

Even worse, his family was never notified of the incident . After the incident the boy complained that his leg was numb. Thomas' mother Lawanda lost her job at a temporary agency because she's her son primary caregiver. We are certainly very concerned for Montravious and our hearts go out to him. They're hoping lawyers from Forrest B. Johnson and Associates can get some answers from the Muscogee County School District as to what happened with the teen and the behavioral specialist, ...

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USA warns 'overwhelming' response to any NKorea use of nukes

The United States and South Korea on Wednesday announced a further strengthening of their security alliance with the start of talks on an " extended deterrence " against a nuclear North Korea. In his statement Carter warned North Korea against nuclear attack. The Korean War drew in Chinese forces supporting the North, while a US -led United Nations coalition countered the North's invasion of the South.

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APNewsBreak: Derrick Rose thankful for verdict

Rose and his friends deny the claims, saying the woman "orchestrated" a plan for them to come to the apartment. Julia Marsh , a NY Post Reporter at the scene, posted, "Rose kept his eyes down and hugged attorney after the verdict was read".

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Mark Cuban claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted two of his FRIENDS

Cuban added, "I can tell you, my friend that was dating this one woman, just reminded me of the story they told me right after it happened". "When somebody has to give their name and sell their name that often, that tells me they're desperate".

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A look at United States role against IS as Mosul offensive takes off

Units from Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service, which has done the heavy lifting in most recent operations against ISIS, were poised to flush jihadists out of the town, officers said. Gen. Najim al-Jobori said. Erdogan's comments came amid heightened tensions with Iraq over the presence in northern Iraq of Turkish troops training Iraqi fighters to help retake Mosul.

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Retired US General Pleads Guilty For Misleading FBI in ´Stuxnet´ Leak Case

The mastermind of the Stuxnet program, which helped hamstring Iran's development of nuclear weapons, Cartwright started the project during the George W. "It was wrong for me to mislead the FBI ", Cartwright said in a statement after entering his guilty plea. He added that his only goal in talking to reporters was "to protect American interests and lives".

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Police issue lookout notice for Nayak, wife

Taking cognizance of the issue, the commission observed that the SUM Hospitals was warned as early as 2013, for not adhering to safety norms but the hospital authorities ignored. However, in gross violation of the directive, the Khurda district administration had granted renewal of licence to the SUM Hospital two months later on July 7 despite being aware that the hospital had no Fire Safety Certificate.

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Carter and Kerry welcome South Korean counterparts

Carter also stated South Korea's security is guaranteed owing to the "full spectrum of US defense capabilities", reaffirming USA commitment to extended deterrence on the Korean peninsula. North Korea's state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesday said the North would strengthen its nuclear capabilities in quantity and quality in response to the threat from its enemies.

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Times We Were Insanely Jealous of Kim Kardashian's Vacations

Khloe, 32, said the October 3 robbery was "an incredibly traumatic experience for Kim and she's definitely taking some well needed and much deserved time off". Even when she does return to the spotlight, Kim will likely post less often on social media. However, that doesn't mean Kris Jenner her team is about to let her brand suffer because of it! Her assistant Stephanie Sheppard wrote: "Hey group, so you may have noticed we haven't updated the app in a couple weeks".

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Mark Cuban Says He Personally Knows Two Women Sexually Abused by Trump

In one instance, Cuban said Trump allegedly walked into a massage room and hit on a woman, and in another, Trump allegedly made a rude comment in an elevator. Meanwhile, Cuban said he personally knows two women in addition to the nine who have come recently forward who say they were mistreated in a sexual way by Trump.

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Obama criticizes Trump's 'flattery' of Putin

Trump blamed the Obama administration for the growing rift with Russian Federation, saying the relationship was at its worst since the Cold War. He has also met with other world leaders during the campaign including Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Barack Obama to Donald Trump: 'Stop whining'

Republicans have a tougher path. He said Republican officials are noticeably quiet about Mr. Trump's praise for Mr. Putin. Mr. Trump added that "she shouldn't be talking so tough" about Russian Federation, and he suggested, as he has repeatedly in recent months, that Russian Federation could be an ally in fighting the Islamic State.

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Ecuador says it blocked Assange's internet over USA election meddling

The Democrats have described the WikiLeaks site as a "propaganda arm of the Russian government" that it says is working to help Donald Trump into the White House in next month's presidential election. Assange has been staying at the Ecuadorean embassy in London after a British court ordered him extradited to Sweden to face questioning in a sexual molestation case involving two female supporters.


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