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South Africa Opposition kicks against plan to leave ICC

With that in mind, the African Union has asked the ICC not to bring cases against incumbent leaders. "We will cross that bridge when we get there‚" he said . Richard Goldstone, a South African who was an global criminal prosecutor, said the move was demeaning to his countrymen. Any move to leave the tribunal would take effect one year after notice is formally received by the United Nations Secretary General.

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At least 19 dead in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

At least 19 people were killed when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia. There were 22 people on board the Mi-8 helicopter. The source also said there were 22 passengers and three crew members aboard when the helicopter made the crash landing.

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NATO shadows Russian naval force, fears more Aleppo attacks

Its weapons systems include granit anti-ship cruise missiles. Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan sailed from Portsmouth on Tuesday to "man-mark" the Kuznetsov group, and Type 23 frigate HMS Richmond escorted the group from the Norwegian Sea as it steamed south.

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Michigan Republican Grassroots Leader Removed For Refusing To Support Trump

Mr Obama delivered his biting rebuke at the White House, where he hosted Italy's prime minister, Matteo Renzi, for a state visit. Even Meadows recognized Trump is not a traditional conservative candidate and acknowledged he didn't support him initially.

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Islamic State Group Using Human Shields in Mosul

UN Human Rights chief Zeid Ra Al Hussein called for the protection of civilians to be at the forefront of military planning as the Iraqi Government and allied forces attempt to re-take Iraq's second city. Elite Iraqi troops have been closing in on Mosul, the last ISIL bastion in Iraq, in a long-anticipated offensive. "There's been speculation that there are ISIS sleeper cells, or ISIS fighters, within reach of places like that for some time, from Baghdad to places like Kirkuk".

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ISIL taking operations underground / Networks of tunnels found on approach to Mosul

Thousands of civilians have also left Mosul and crossed into Syria as coalition forces retook almost all territory south of Iraq's second-largest city away from Islamic State control. An Iraqi troop dressed in a camouflage outfit walks in the Bajwaniyah village, about 30 km south of Mosul , as the forces advance to liberate the sity from Daesh (the so-called IS) group.

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Emergency services treat 26 after London City Airport chemical incident

Chris Daly, who tweeted the above photo , told the BBC , "When we got into the airport terminal building, we could hear the fire alarms going on, then there were announcements in three different languages saying this is a fire alarm". London fire brigade said about 500 people had been evacuated from the airport's terminal. Two people have been hospitalized. "No elevated readings were found and the building was ventilated, searched and declared safe", the service said.

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Police shooting of elderly woman 'unacceptable'

I believe there is no question this case must be investigated. An emotionally disturbed and schizophrenic New York City woman was killed by police in the Bronx Tuesday, Oct. Democratic Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark says she intends to conduct a "full, reasoned and independent investigation". His bottom line: protocol was not followed in this case involving the mentally ill.

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Hillary Clinton HQ evacuated after white substance found

Half an hour later, they took the envelope to the campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, exposing two more staffers to the potentially unsafe powder in the process. Four people were exposed to the substance, which was contained in a standard No. 10 envelope, the NYPD said. It is unclear if the powder is risky, but there are fears that it could be toxic.

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Syria opens new Aleppo corridor for evacuations

On Friday, the United Nations said medical evacuations of eastern Aleppo residents has not begun yet, as the level of security is not where they want to be. on October 22, Head of the Main Operations Directorate at Russia's General Staff, Sergei Rudskoi, told reporters on October 21. Moscow announced an extension of the "humanitarian pause" in eastern Aleppo until 1600 GMT (7pm UAE time) on Saturday, at the request of the United Nations and other global organisations to allow civilians ...

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When Clinton Walked in Front of Me 'I Wasn't Impressed'

Louis this past Sunday. The new batch showed that Hillary Clinton's campaign asked former President Bill Clinton to cancel a speech to an investment firm past year because of concerns that the Clintons might appear to be too cozy with Wall Street just as she was about to announce her candidacy.

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Friday night football forecast to be chilly

Another cool-down arrives early next week. Higher elevations above 1,500 feet could receive a couple of inches, while lower elevations may only get a few wet flakes on grassy surfaces. There was heavy rain overnight and there's a 50 percent chance of showers on and off all day. Mild highs in the 60s. Highs Monday and Tuesday will be in the 60-65 degree range with dry weather.

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Obama calls Trump stance on conceding unsafe; 10th woman alleges sexual assault

The candidates then went on to a topic that has been a key issue in Trump's campaign: immigration. Clinton , for her part, alternated between the expressions of mild amusement and thinly veiled disdain she perfected over the course of the last three debates.

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ISIS attacks Iraq's oil-rich city of Kirkuk

A day after a USA service member died of wounds from an improvised explosive device that hit his vehicle, US and coalition warplanes conducted four airstrikes on multiple targets near Mosul in support of the offensive, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement .

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Iraqi PM says Mosul offensive going faster than expected

The group has suffered a string of defeats over the a year ago, and Mosul is its last urban bastion in Iraq . The militants have put up fierce resistance in villages surrounding the city, where most of the fighting has been concentrated.

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Efforts to save Canada-EU trade pact end without progress in Brussels

When there is no agreement, we abstain from voting. "We need to go deeper on other issues such as the public services, and some definitions need to be more accurate", he said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had planned to visit Brussels next week to sign the deal. Ritz said he and former trade minister Ed Fast sat through some tough negotiations with Europe and "agonized for hours" over the fine print.

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Filipinos trust United States more than China, says survey

Filipino-Chinese businessmen Carlos Chan, founder of snack maker Liwayway Group and Edgar Sia, CEO of DoubleDragon Properties, are also joining. There are some 2 million ethnic Chinese living and working in the Philippines, he said. But a day later, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay said Duterte's trip was not the right time to discuss the dispute. "They are trying to penetrate China".

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UN Cultural Agency Adopts Controversial Resolution on Jerusalem

The text, which touches on Israel's management of Palestinian religious sites, refers throughout to the al-Aqsa mosque compound site in occupied East Jerusalem's Old City only by its Muslim names: al-Aqsa and al-Haram al-Sharif. The al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem, which was taken by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move not recognised internationally, has always been a flashpoint in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Aleppo evacuation fails to materialize despite truce

He told reporters in Geneva that the evacuations couldn't begin "because the necessary conditions were not in place to ensure safe, secure and voluntary" movement of people. Buses and ambulances were parked by the roadside, waiting to take evacuees. The UN said today security concerns had forced it to delay planned evacuations from Syria's Aleppo, as Russian Federation extended a truce that was largely holding for a second day.

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Virginia poll gives Clinton edge over Trump

In Nevada, 46% of likely voters say they back Clinton, 44% Trump, with 7% behind libertarian Gary Johnson. Sign the precedent-setting petition supporting Trump's call for an independent prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton! Quinnipiac University likewise released a survey of OH voters that showed a tie between Trump and Clinton in a state that is widely regarded as a national bellwether.

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France warns UK Prime Minister of tough time ahead in Brexit talks

European leaders buried May's address in the summit agenda, first addressing concerns about Syria, Russia and concerns about refugees fleeing the Middle East. 'We want to have the best possible deal for trade in goods and services with, and operation within, the single European market, ' she said. Europe's opening position, meanwhile, is that the EU's "four freedoms" - guaranteeing the free movement of goods, services, capital, and people - are only available as a full pack of four.

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Khizr Khan Is Back in a New Campaign Ad for Hillary Clinton

Khan, who was thrust into the national spotlight after he excoriated Trump in a speech at the Democratic National Convention, is seen at his home in the ad, looking at keepsakes from his son, Army Capt. As Khizr Khan walks through his house he tenderly holds his son's uniform hat, clutches the American flag presented at his son's military funeral, and sorts through photos of his son in uniform.

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Turkey-backed Syria rebels reported captured symbolically critical Dabiq from IS

As Turkish-backed Syrian rebels continue to expand their hold over territory previously held by Islamic State, authorities are also cracking down on the organization's network in Turkey. Defense Secretary Ash Carter also welcomed the retaking of Dabiq as both a military and symbolic blow to Islamic State and thanked Turkey for the role it played.

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Iraqi Troops Make progress in Mosul, Civilians Continue Fleeing

The Iraqi army's 15th division, he added, along with its tribal allies, had also recaptured Doizzat village in the Al-Qayyarah district, located on the west bank of the Tigris River. Mr Erdogan has previously voiced frustration that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey has not been more involved in the US-backed assault on the Iraqi city, once part of the Ottoman empire and still seen by Turkey as firmly within its sphere of influence.

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South Africa Wants to Leave the Contensious ICC

A United Nations spokesperson declined to confirm receipt of the document, which is signed by South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and dated 19 October. South Africa says they don't want to execute ICC arrest warrants as they would lead to "regime change". The AP notes there are concerns that more African countries will opt to leave the court given longstanding objections to the ICC's focus on the continent - every person tried by ...

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United Kingdom army apologizes, deletes tweet blasted as racist

Furious Twitter users have claimed that the reference to humour is "clearly" related to the soldier's face paint, with one, Grace Petrie, writing: "The blackface combined with the "sense of humour" line, it all comes off as pretty racist ".

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Almost 400000 Michigan Residents Brace for Double-Digit Obamacare Spike

In a meeting Wednesday with reporters and representatives of groups working to increase enrollment in the health plans, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwellacknowledged that the Affordable Care Act's fourth enrollment season - scheduled to begin November 1 and run until January 31 - is a pivotal time for the federal health law.

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South Africa's withdrawal rocks International Criminal Court

Justice Minister Michael Masutha told reporters in Pretoria that the government would draft a bill to repeal its adoption of the ICC's Rome Statute to preserve its ability to conduct active diplomatic relations, and had given formal notice.

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IS commanders escape from Mosul amid Iraqi troop's offensive

Jean-Marc Ayrault also stressed that the long-awaited, multi-pronged battle for Mosul is only one piece of the campaign against IS, and that the worldwide community must think about "the next step" - notably, the IS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria.

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Iraqi Official: Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi still in Mosul

Multiple explosions meanwhile rocked the city and gun battles were ongoing, said witnesses in Kirkuk, speaking on condition of anonymity as they were concerned for their safety. A day after a US service member died of wounds from an improvised explosive device that hit his vehicle, USA and coalition warplanes conducted four airstrikes on multiple targets near Mosul in support of the offensive, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement .

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Philippines: Duterte to visit China amid worsening ties with Washington

President Rodrigo Duterte says the Philippines will not end alliances with other countries, despite his increasingly anti-US rhetoric. Coinciding with that has been a rapprochement with China, despite the cool relations the two countries have had, dogged in recent years by mistrust over rival territorial claims in the South China Sea.

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Syrian government blamed for 3rd chemical attack

It is reported to be the third attack so far, according to the report that was released on late Friday (21 October). The Syrian government is yet to comment on the latest accusations. Russia, which backs the Syrian government, will likely work with China against the United States, Great Britain and France on the outcome. Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons in 2013 under the terms of an agreement negotiated between Moscow and Washington.

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Five takeaways from the final presidential debate

Mr. Trump position during the debate invalidates Mr. Pence. Clinton was the first one to laugh when Trump joked that she had bumped into him earlier in the night "and she very simply said "Pardon me" - an unsubtle reference to the Republican nominee's frequent declarations that his opponent should go to jail.

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Russia: Syrian militants refuse to leave Aleppo

Rebels have rejected the offer, saying it isn't serious. Residents have said they fear being arrested by government forces if they evacuate. The UN said on Friday that security concerns had forced it to delay planned evacuations and aid shipments.

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Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS) PT Raised to $84.00 at Morgan Stanley

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on CTXS. Citrix Systems , Inc.'s (CTXS) is a part of Technology sector and belongs to Business Software & Services industry. Earnings, with 24 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $1.19. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Finally, Redwood Investments LLC increased its position in shares of Citrix Systems by 4.0% in the second quarter.


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