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Pope announces new group of Roman Catholic cardinals

Three are from the United States: Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago , Archbishop Joseph William Tobin of Indianapolis and Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas , who was recently appointed to head a new Vatican department on family and life issues.

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Member of Saudi Royal family executed for murder

The Interior Ministry said late on Tuesday it had executed Prince Turki bin Saud bin Turki bin Saud al-Kabeer in Riyadh . Saudi Arabia executed a member of the royal family for murder after he was convicted of fatally shooting a Saudi man during a brawl.

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NY police officer kills mentally ill black woman

Officer Barry had a Taser, but opted to use his gun. Deborah Danner was rushed to Jacobi Hospital in the Bronx , but couldn't be saved. O'Neill said that while the department has protocols governing such calls, "it looks like some of those procedures weren't followed".

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Iraqi led-forces fight ISIS in Christian town

It was the second major offensive since Iraq embarked on a large-scale operation to capture the city earlier this week. Four days into the assault, US -backed government and Kurdish forces are steadily recovering outlying territory before the big push into the city itself, expected to be the biggest battle in Iraq since the 2003 USA -led invasion.

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Trump proclaims himself debate victor in early morning tweet

Cardinal Timothy Dolan played peace-maker between the pair, who sat nearly side-by-side, surrounded by political and business leaders. "It's fantastic. "I very politely replied, let me talk to you about that after I get into office", he added. She went on to extol the USA history of free and fair elections and said plenty of candidates have accepted the outcomes even "when we may not have liked them".

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Congo security forces killed 48 protesters, UN report says

The country's main opposition bloc says Kabila is using the delay to cling onto power but his allies say he will respect the constitution. Since Congo won independence from Belgium in 1960, there hasn't been a peaceful, democratic transition of power.

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Giants say Josh Brown won't travel with team to London

The Giants said they plan to review the newly disclosed information and to revisit this issue following their trip to London, adding they do not condone or excuse any form of domestic violence. "I am sure you were afraid to tell me how you truly felt because you feared my reaction", Brown wrote in a May 2013 journal entry ". "I am certainly disturbed by what we read".

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Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez Rematch Booked for Year's End

As noted earlier this evening, UFC is targeting a Bantamweight Title bout between Dominick Cruz and Cody "No Love" Garbrandt for the co-main event of their upcoming year-end pay-per-view event, which features Amanda Nunes vs. The loss cost Velasquez the title and his four fight win streak after the highly touted heavyweight failed to adjust to the massive altitude difference in Mexico City.

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BRICS Summit: China stands by Pakistan, refuses to link it to terrorists

Plans for the agency follow the establishment of a BRICS bank 12 months ago with an initial capital of US$100 billion (RM420.6 billion), which has been seen as a challenge to Western-based institutions. The Goa Declaration came just a day after President Vladimir Putin assured PM Narendra Modi that Russian Federation would do nothing to hurt India's interests.

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US Navy targeted in "possible" attack from Ansarullah areas in Yemen

The U.S. strike against radar installations in Yemen were carried out by the USS Nitze at around 4 a.m. Thursday local time and involved Tomahawk cruise missiles, the military said. US ships were previously fired upon as they operated on the Southern end of the Red Sea on October 9 and October 12. The missiles were fired on the USS Mason this week as it was in the area of the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, officials said.

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Polls continue to show tough map for Donald Trump

In Georgia, the latest presidential polls actually have Hillary Clinton moving into lead. Wildcard State . Several other combinations, though very unlikely, exist to push Trump across the finish line. Setting everything else to the side for a moment, consider what that means. It means that IN, home of Trump's running mate, is closer than the perennial swing-state Nevada.

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Donald Trump gets booed and heckled at Al Smith dinner

The candidates also typically attempt a comedy routine, poking fun at their rival. "If the Al Smith Dinner in previous years has served as a respite from bitter campaign seasons, this year it may have failed to do so", notes NPR . "I was very moved by that. For instance, Hillary believes that it's vital to deceive the people by having one public policy and a totally different policy in private", Trump said when he took the stage.

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Things for Monday, October 10: Debate, debate and more debate

Libertarian Gary Johnson polled 9% while Green Party candidate Jill Stein received 2%. If more damning tapes of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump emerge, he'll retaliate by bringing up former President Bill Clinton's infidelity and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's handling of it, Trump said on Monday.

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Jungle refugee camp faces closure after French court rejects appeal

Data from the year ending last June reveals that 1,060 asylum-seekers' ages were called into question. "It's not only an inaccurate method for assessing age, but it is both inappropriate and unethical to take radiographs of people when there is no health benefit for them ".

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Unfriendly fire as Trump and Clinton trade barbs at 'good-natured' gala

Trump's dis - "such a nasty woman " - came during one of his interruptions of his Democratic rival in Wednesday's final presidential debate. The white-tie event raised over $6 million for Roman Catholic charities and hosted New York City's elite, such as Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Mayors Michael Bloomberg and Rudy Giuliani, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with members of the clergy.

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Key Canada minister in Belgium for last-minute talks on European Union deal

The Polish parliament has recently adopted a plan towards the deal, having pronounced CETA economically "neutral", with no reasons not to join it.The Liberal MR party, which is also represented in the national government, was scathing.The controversial EU-US trade deal has been under discussion for more than three years but has run into significant opposition in a number of member states.

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Russia Warns US against Driving Terrorists from Iraq to Syria

The Islamic State fighters are vastly outnumbered but have put up determined resistance, countering the attacking force with suicide vehicle bombs, improvised explosive devices and staccato mortar fire. The military operation to retake the city, the biggest in the country since US troops withdrew in 2011, is expected to take weeks or months. Iraqi federal police said forces had defused improvised explosive devices in areas liberated south of Mosul .

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Medical evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize

The official said intense efforts were under way in Damascus, Aleppo, Geneva and Gaziantep, Turkey, to try to move forward on the evacuations. The Syrian government launched an operation in Aleppo last month with Russian air support and Iranian-backed militias.

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Moses happy for Conte chance after Mourinho struggle

Fenerbahce were certainly obliging opponents for a team that did not want to overexert themselves and the home crowd could even afford Robin van Persie a standing ovation after the late reminder of his scoring prowess. Referee Benoit Bastien thrust his hand towards the penalty spot and after an nearly comical tip-toed run-up, Pogba tucked away a low shot to goalkeeper Volkan Demirel's right.

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Duterte says he ordered preparations for U.S. drills scrapped

Mr. Yasay said "revitalized" ties with China "is not from a military viewpoint". Duterte is scheduled to visit China on October 20-21. "China offered to help". Philippines Defence secretary Delfin Lorenza said once the country builds enough capacity for intelligence-gathering, 107 soldiers deployed to operate surveillance drones against Islamic militants will be sent back as the country tries to end Duterte's perceived dependence on its former coloniser.

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Islamic State Launches Surprise Attack on Kirkuk as Coalition Focuses on Mosul

While U.S. coalition forces were focusing on the Mosul offensive, which just claimed the first American life, an Islamic State attack on Kirkuk took them by surprise. Erbil- Peshmerga forces continued attacks on ISIS, supported by the global coalition warplanes, within ongoing operations to liberate Mosul . The key is to "keep everybody focused on the object here which is to defeat ISIL", Carter said, using another acronym for the Islamic State, "because that is a threat to all three of ...

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Philippines Inc. joins Duterte's pivot to China

It has been programmed. Likewise, she said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Chairman Zhang Dejiang will meet with President Duterte on separate occasions. Will the South China Sea be on the agenda? It was Aquino, who filed a legal case against China's vast territorial claims at an global tribunal at The Hague.

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Dayton urges legislators to agree on health care fix

Senate Republicans are six seats shy of a majority and believe the issue is a victor, especially in numerous outstate districts where they are trying to topple DFL incumbents. Bakk suggested the tax credits could be paid in "a number of ways", from using surplus money to budget reserves set aside to curb the effects of a potential economic downturn.

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Trump takes aim at Clinton and his wife during charity dinner roasting

Prior to Trump's speech , Republican National Committee Communications Director Sean Spicer told Fox News Radio he would like Trump to clarify his remarks on not accepting election results. "Then Trump University gets sued for fraud and racketeering. And when he did that, I think it was a bad mistake". In another barb, Clinton quipped: " I took a break from my rigorous nap schedule to be here .

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United Nations rights chief: In Syria Aleppo scene of 'historic' crimes

He told reporters in Moscow that Russian Federation is "seriously concerned that, despite the gestures of goodwill from Moscow and Damascus", the fighters from the al-Qaida affiliate previously known as the Nusra Front are "refusing to leave the city".

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The backtracking begins: Duterte ally softens Philippines 'separation' from US

The Cabinet official, who is part of the President's delegation in his China state visit, said the Philippines would remain "friends to all". "It's not severance of ties; severance of ties means you cut the diplomatic relations, I can not do that", Duterte said in a news conference late Friday upon his arrival in Davao City from China.

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ICC withdrawal long overdue

That's two ground-breaking moves to depart from the war crimes court in just one week. Human Rights Watch slammed the move, saying: "South Africa's proposed withdrawal from the ICC shows startling disregard for justice from a country long seen as a global leader on accountability for victims of the gravest crimes".

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Duterte maintains Filipino-Sino ties

Philippine President , Rodrigo Duterte, yesterday left no room for doubt about where his allegiance lies as he commenced his State Visit to China, announcing what he calls his country's military and economic separation from the United States.

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Trump made some very-not-light-hearted jokes about Clinton

Trump has warned repeatedly of impending, widespread voter fraud, despite no evidence to support him and plenty of evidence to the contrary. Without hesitation, Trump launched into jokes about his opponent, saying that, despite the heated debate the night before, "Hillary accidentally bumped into me and she very civilly said , 'Pardon me, ' and I very politely replied, 'Let me talk to you about that after I get into office'".

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PM Najib Razak announces Malaysia's 2017 Budget

The Prime Minister said the economy was facing headwinds in the form of external economic uncertainties out of the government's control, with subdued growth among major economies. To reduce over-crowding in public hospitals, he said, the government would cooperate with the private sector or non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to operate non-profit charitable hospitals based on government hospital rates according to hospital cost rates.

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Trump And Clinton Share Stage At NYC Dinner

A charitable foundation was launched in 1946 and has hosted opposing candidates to gather to trade jokes during intense campaigns. "I didn't think he'd be OK with a peaceful transition of power", Clinton said, needling Trump for saying he's unsure whether he'll accept the results of the presidential election.

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South Africa to withdraw from International Criminal Court

In January, the African Union backed a proposal by Kenyatta for officials of various member states to "develop a road map" on possible withdrawal from the Rome Statute. Masutha said the state will drop its appeal. Burundi has not yet formally notified the United Nations of its decision. Countries still have to cooperate with any ICC proceedings that begin before the withdrawal takes effect.

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NYPD Commish: Police 'failed' in shooting of mentally ill woman

Police on Tuesday evening received an emergency call of an emotionally disturbed person at an apartment building in the Bronx , where the woman's neighbor complained she was acting irrationally, said NY police assistant chief Larry Nikunen.

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Manchester, NH, firm hit by cyberattack, distrupting internet across East Coast

ET] on October 21... we began monitoring and mitigating a DDoS attack against our Dyn Managed DNS infrastructure", the company said in a statement. The U.S. The attack targeted Dyn, a New Hampshire company that helps people connect to websites, with a huge amount of traffic in an attempt to knock the service offline, according to Dyn's director of internet analysis, Doug Madory.

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Atletico Madrid can not sign players in January but maintain innocence

The extension in the contract period is not the only major change either, as the Atletico Madrid number 10's deal now contains a release clause worth a massive 100 million Euros. His speed and range give us so many alternatives in our attack. "We're very happy that we can have him with us for a long time, because he is the class of player that can enormously improve our group".


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