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Mass protests against South Korean President Park

They allege she monetized her relationship with Park by using it to rack in more than $70 million in donations to her nonprofits from the some of the country's conglomerates, according to NPR . South Korea's three biggest political parties will meet Monday to discuss the matter, according to Yonhap News. The crisis has sent Park's public support to an all-time low.

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No Party Wins Majority in Iceland Parliamentary Poll

The Pirate Party - led by a former WikiLeaks collaborator - rode the populist movement sweeping Europe to make big gains in Saturday's election, but returns on Sunday gave the largest bloc of seats to the center-right Independence Party. The news prompted mass protests on the streets, and some predicted the Pirate Party's coalition would win a majority. The Left-Green Movement, which emerged as the second-biggest party, said it would be willing to work on such an alliance, but the Reform ...

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Air strikes on Yemen detention centre kill 60

A military source close to the insurgents said Saturday there were more than 40 inmates at the facility and majority were held due to their opposition to the Iran-backed Huthi rebels who have held Hodeidah since late 2014. Ahmed that peace is only attainable when the rebel "coup" is reversed, based on a U.N. Security Council resolution that stipulates the rebels must lay down their weapons and withdraw from cities as a precondition to any peace agreement.

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NATO Undertakes Largest Deployment Around Russia Since Cold War End

In July, NATO leaders promised to deter Russian encroachment in ex-Soviet European states in response to Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula in 2014, which brought Russian military action uncomfortably close to other Baltic and eastern European states.

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France, UK feud over 1500 children abandoned in Calais 'Jungle'

Hollande said 5,000 migrants were evacuated from the Calais camp this week and transferred to some 450 reception centers around France. French authorities Saturday stepped up work to finish demolition of an nearly deserted Calais "Jungle" as more than 100 French MPs urged Britain to accept unaccompanied minors who had been living in the squalid migrant camp.

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Justice Department, Abedin lawyers in talks to permit email search

How could he know the emails were relevant if he hasn't read any of them? But he said he felt an "obligation" to do so given that he had previously testified that the FBI investigation was complete. Comey said at the time some of the emails from the server included classified information and that Clinton was "extremely careless" in her actions.

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Anti-pipeline protester asked for $5000 _ got $1 million

A Dakota Access pipeline protester defies law enforcement officers who are trying to force them from a camp on private land in the path of pipeline construction, Thursday, Oct. Opponents of the pipeline scheduled an afternoon rally at the state capitol in Bismarck against the 1,172-mile (1,885-km) pipeline being built by companies led by Energy Transfer Partners LP.

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Israeli Minister: Italian Quakes payback for anti-Jewish UNESCO vote

As discord continued to spread, even Brazil, which voted in favor of the text and whose Socialist government is regarded by critics as blatantly hostile toward Israel, expressed dissatisfaction with the text it supported. In a video message to supporters in Israel, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to "make America and Israel safe again" and said his administration would "stand side-by-side with the Jewish people".

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Dawgs Fall to Florida Gators — Georgia Bulldogs

Florida's 1996 Heisman Trophy victor is the executive director of Desire Street Ministries in New Orleans and also works with the National Football Foundation and the Wuerffel Trophy, a college football award that focuses on community service.

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France clears "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, children in limbo

As the first bus carrying the migrants moved away from the camp, the officials predicted that around 2,500 migrants would leave Calais on the first day of clearance. The UK government has called for as many unaccompanied children with links to the UK as possible to be transferred from the camp before it is closed.

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Absentee ballot requests near record in Licking County

In-office absentee voting ends November 7 at 2 p.m. In-office absentee voting hours are 8 a.m.to 6 p.m. through October 28, 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. October 29 and November 5, 1 to 5 p.m. Fox News live reported on complaints today from voters after leaving some voting machines in Texas. Almost 251,000 voters with no party affiliation have voted .

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Calais migrants: France prepares to demolish 'Jungle' camp

The migrants from countries such as Afghanistan, Syria and Eritrea had wanted to reach Britain, which is visible from Calais on a clear day. "I am very happy", Abbas, a 25-year-old refugee from Sudan, said as he was loading the bus. But he said said there's "no doubt" that there are shortcomings in the French plan for the thousands of migrants they're moving this week, including a more solid long-term plan that will help relocate people permanently instead of moving them from one place to ...

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Mourinho: Rooney is not going anywhere

After a career in the full glare of the media spotlight, it may be that the idea of a change of country could appeal to Rooney, and his style may now be better suited to Serie A rather than the hustle and bustle of the Premier League. I think he has been mending bridges for a couple of seasons now and you know he is an Evertonian at heart", Osman told Sky Sports . "I know he can still play at the highest level.

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French President Promises to Evacuate All Refugee Camps in France

Under the Dubs amendment, a change to the Immigration Act 2016 proposed by Lord Alfred Dubs, the British government is committed to taking in the "most vulnerable" children in Europe - defined as girls, boys under 13, orphans, or those fleeing conflict - with no family to go to.

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CETA has been signed by Canada and EU Leaders

Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau traveled to Brussels , where he was joined at the ceremony for signing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement by European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Mehedi, Shakib deliver historic win for Bangladesh

As Mehedi Hasan , the 19-year-old offspinner in only his second Test, dismissed Steven Finn to level the two-Test series 1-1, joyful fans waved national flags and shouted slogans to mark the historic occasion. He said: "I thought 270 would have been a really good chase to be honest with you". Kayes finally ran out of luck and was trapped LBW by Moeen Ali (1-60) and in the next over Jonny Bairstow missed a stumping for Shakib Al Hasan (41).

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US has few good options for response to Philippines' Duterte

The State Department isn't panicking yet, Kirby said, adding that the alliance between the us and the Philippines is "some 70 years old [and] has weathered all kinds of storms". Mr Duterte was also seeking loans to help develop the Philippine economy. Sandy Pho, a senior program associate at the Wilson Center, agreed that Duterte resents USA power in the Philippines.

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Bomb-laden car explodes near central bank in Yemen's Aden

Houthis' media in Yemen said the missile targeted an global airport in Jiddah, though Saudi Arabia said it was "intercepted and destroyed" 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Mecca, which is home to the cube-shaped Kaaba that the world's Muslims pray toward five times a day.

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Actor, Cubs fan Vaughn: 'We'll even the series'

Cubs: Lester dropped to 3-1 with a 1.35 ERA in four career World Series starts when he allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings in the opener Tuesday night. "It's the way it is". Just go play and just contribute to us winning somehow. "We're still in good position". "When you're facing good pitching, sometimes it happens", Zobrist said.

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Italy Suffers Most Powerful Earthquake in 30 Years

A powerful quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has rock. Some of the oldest parts of the Vatican have been damaged by the natural disaster in Italy. Italian television broadcast images of nuns rushing out of a church and into Norcia's main piazza, as the clock tower looked as if it was about to crumble.

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Obama trolls Trump with 'mean tweets' on late-night TV

Donald Trump urged reporters Tuesday to talk to President Barack Obama when asked whether he still believes the presidential election may be stolen from him. Obama admits to laughing at Donald Trump during the debates and recalls the first time he saw the infamous tape. "If you are willing to say anything and do anything, even when it undermines everything that's been built by previous generations, that's a problem", Obama said.

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Packers Vs. Falcons: Odds, Analysis, Picks For NFL Week 8 Game

Allison, the undrafted rookie promoted from the practice squad on Monday when fellow receiver Jared Abbrederis was placed on injured reserve (and later waived), made his first National Football League reception a touchdown. Since the Packers don't have to release an injury report until Wednesday, coach Mike McCarthy wasn't forthcoming with injury information on Tuesday - other than to confirm that cornerback Damarious Randall had surgery to fix a groin injury.

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Shiite militias launch operation against IS in town west of Mosul

Just as the advancing army and Kurdish forces have had to battle to recapture even small villages on the road to Mosul , facing waves of roadside bombings, sniper fire and suicide auto bombs, Asadi suggested the advance on Tal Afar may take time.

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Clinton says of FBI review, `Put it all out'

Comey's letter Friday sparked a political firestorm within two weeks of the election, with Clinton's campaign pushing the Federal Bureau of Investigation to release more information about the emails linked to the Democratic presidential nominee.

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Video shows terrified passengers trying to flee burning American Airlines plane

He said the plane was fully loaded with 19,504 kg of jet fuel, which was leaking when fire crews reached the jet. One potential cause of jet engine explosions is a foreign object that gets sucked in, said Bill Waldock, a professor of aviation safety at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, comparing the powerplant to a vacuum cleaner.

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Fighting shakes Aleppo as Syrian regime launches counteroffensive

The allegation comes on the third day of a rebel offensive to break a three-month siege of the opposition-held eastern part of Aleppo. They include local Aleppo rebels and reinforcements from Idlib province to the west, among them the jihadist Fateh al-Sham Front, which changed its name from Al-Nusra Front after breaking ties with Al-Qaeda.

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Canada Sign Long-Delayed Trade Pact

Trudeau was meant to fly to Brussels last Wednesday but he stayed at home when the Wallonia region raised objections that held up agreement until Thursday. "We had to overcome various technical obstacles. but finally we can celebrate our strong friendship and strategic partnership", he said , calling Canada "a good friend".

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Watch President Obama Talk Problematic Trump Campaign on

U.S. President Barack Obama appeared on " Jimmy Kimmel Live " on Monday where he trolled Donald Trump during the " Mean Tweets " segment. So what makes the second-round different? Not only has Obama commuted a record-breaking number of prison sentences , most of which were for drug-related offenses, he's also lightened up the mood of this impending election as his final term comes to close.

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Cibulkova stuns Kerber in WTA finals

An 85 per cent first serve ratio underlined the challenge facing Kerber , who did manage to get back to 3-2, only to surrender another game on serve as Cibulkova continued to find winners from all over the court. Serving for the championship, Cibulkova used the same strategy in smacking a flat serve down the T, setting up attack shots. Cibulkova is now the first debutante to lift the title at the season-ending showpiece since Petra Kvitova in 2011, and the achievement will see her ...

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Did Iceland vote for the establishment...or the Pirates?

The centre-right Independence party won almost 30% of the vote and with its coalition partner of the past three years, the Progressive Party, ended on a total of 29 seats. According to polls the Piratar (Pirate) Party, an anti-authoritarian band of buccaneers that wants to s. "We have not been negative towards other parties or how governments should be formed", said Regeneration leader Benedikt Johannesson.

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Most Republicans believe Russian Federation is meddling in US

Donald Trump " has chosen his own method to get through to voters' hearts ", Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, adding that the Republican candidate must have a reason behind his extravagant behavior. "You know what we're talking about'". Theres nothing that President Putin had to say today that I find particularly surprising or that in any way undermines the presidents confidence in the analysis thats been released by the Department of Homeland Security and ...

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'The Walking Dead' quiets haters with 17 million viewers for premiere

It also consumed social media, becoming the most talked about thing online all weekend and Monday morning. On the post-premiere show Talking Dead on October 23, Lauren Cohan, 34, divulged her thoughts on what they meant. He said: "In the show that aired, there's no let up, and it was like that for ten days for us". The PTC, which was founded two years before the FCC introduced Parental Guidelines in 1997, believes this episode is proof why bundled cable packages are bad for families.

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Strongest quake in 36 years rocks Italy; no deaths reported

Buildings were damaged and emergency workers were continuing to check for casualties. A powerful natural disaster with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has rocked central Italy, sending already quake-damaged buildings crumbling after a week of tremors that have left thousands homeless .

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Duterte wants foreign troops out in 2 years

I want them out. Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. The presence of USA troops in five Philippine military camps was established under a security deal signed under Duterte's predecessor as a counter to China's growing military assertiveness in the region.

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Iceland faces coalition talks after vote

It wasn't clear whether the Independents will be able to assemble a coalition. "We are a leading party in the next government", said Independence leader Bjarni Benediktsson. "We´d rather be naive than corrupt, and the Icelandic people are very sick of the nepotism and corruption", she said. "If people are ready, we are ready", Jonsdottir said.


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