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French authorities begin Calais camp clearance, but future uncertain for migrant residents

French authorities said those who agree to be relocated can apply for asylum in France . It left less than an hour after the official start of the week-long, complex operation, unprecedented in Europe, to shut down the camp. 24, 2016. Home Secretary Amber Rudd told parliament that closing the "Jungle" Calais migrant camp is in the UK's national interest and will help better protect borders.

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Massive Oklahoma manhunt ends with fugitive suspect dead

Police received a tip that he could be near the western Oklahoma city of Hammon, and they eventually found the campground he apparently had abandoned. This version of The Latest corrects the spelling of Marshals Service. Authorities say Vance managed to drive away and led Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers on a short pursuit.

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Justice Department seeks approval for email search

Weiner is under investigation in a separate case involving sexting with a minor. Trump pounced. Campaigning in the western state of Colorado, which has been leaning toward Clinton, he denounced what he called his opponent's "criminal and illegal conduct", to chants of "Lock her up!" "There's no evidence of wrongdoing, no charge of wrongdoing, no indication that this is even about Hillary", Podesta said.

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Obama Ramps Up Appearances In Final Campaign Sprint

Clinton's campaign has been plagued since the Democratic primaries with reports that younger voters who enthusiastically supported U.S. Sen. "America faces very serious issues at home and overseas", he said in a statement. "If Hillary doesn't win this election, that will be on us", the current first lady said, emphasizing that voter turnout is vital. The RealClearPolitics poll average still puts Clinton ahead in the Sunshine State by 1.6 percentage points, but she wants to lock it in.

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Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul After Two-Week Offensive, Heavy Fighting

Last week, the Kurdish forces secured more than 25 villages in the northeastern countryside of Mosul after clashes with ISIS. An intelligence officer said that most of the Islamic State insurgents appeared to have pulled back north towards Mosul , leaving just a small number to try to slow the advancing security forces.

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Hundreds attack Hindu homes, temples in Bangladesh

Nasirnagar police chief, Abdul Kader said, "We have also arrested a 30-year-old Hindu man for the Facebook post". Nasirnagar Hindu-Budhist-Christian Oikya Parishad president Adesh Dev said that the attackers destroyed Hinndu temples in Duttobari, Nomosomudropara, Jagannath temple, Ghoshpara temple and Gouro temple.

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Iraq PM hails swift progress of Mosul offensive

Peshmerga forces advance in the east of Mosul to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul , Iraq , October 17, 2016 . Military operations also appeared to be underway in the town of Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul . There are about 5,000 USA forces in Iraq , including between 100 and 200 advisers embedded with the advancing Iraqi troops. "People are very scared that they will be accidentally hit by missiles and many residents can't sleep at night because of the noise of heavy ...

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Egyptian officials: Militant attack kills soldier in Sinai

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, led prayers for the victims in Moscow. Militant groups appear to be stepping up attacks with the emergence of a new group calling itself the Revolution Brigade which claimed responsibility for the killing of a brigadier general, a commander in North Sinai, outside his home on the outskirts of Cairo last week.

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United States expects Daesh to use chemical weapons in Mosul

The group has been in control of Mosul since June 2014. The chief of the Russian military's General Staff said it has been monitoring the Mosul operation and is concerned that militants might escape to Syria, where Russia has been carrying out airstrikes for more than a year in support of President Bashar Assad's forces.

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ISIS kills hundreds in Mosul, uses thousands as human shields

The offensive operations came despite an assertion from the US-led coalition on Friday that Iraqi forces were temporarily halting their advance on Mosul for a period expected to last "a couple days". An officer told a Reuters correspondent on the southern front that most of the Islamic State insurgents appeared to have pulled back north towards Mosul, leaving just a small number to try to slow the advancing security forces.

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300 million children breathe heavily toxic air

Every year some 600,000 children under the age of five die globally due to air pollution, a UNICEF report released on Monday said. The reason why children are more likely to develop serious health conditions due to unclean air lies in the fact that they breathe twice as fast as an adult, meaning that they inhale more harmful emission than adults.

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Trump says Justice Dept. trying to help Clinton

He is to campaign in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sunday and in MI on Monday, two states that have voted Democratic in recent presidential elections and appeared poised to do so again. Forty-two percent of Republican voters and 35 percent of Trump's supporters think the accusations are probably true. When Trump arrived just after 8:30 p.m.

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Lebanese presidential vote goes to second round

He once waged a war to push Syrian forces out of Lebanon, but in 2006 joined hands with Hezbollah, a key ally of Damascus that has dispatched fighters to bolster the regime against a rebellion. Even though the presidential vacuum is resolved, Lebanon's key political blocs still disagree on nearly everything else - and agreeing on electing a new prime minister and new cabinet could be MPs' next challenge.

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Iraqi special forces join Mosul offensive against Islamic State

Al-Abadi spoke by video transmission Thursday to a conference in Paris aimed at forming a stabilization plan for Mosul after the multi-pronged battle for Iraq's second-largest city. It did not say where the blast took place or if the soldier was involved in the Mosul offensive. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, left, commander, Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command - Operation Inherent Resolve , visiti.

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Apple's new products: same same but different

Thankfully, Apple has made it relatively straightforward for Windows users to watch the October 27 "Hello Again" Mac event live stream, though you will need to be on Windows 10. But unlike the traditional keys, the Touch Bar adapts and changes to the app you're using - bringing interactive ways to adjust or browse through content.

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WADA report highlights serious anti-doping failings at Rio Olympics

WADA said the role of its Independent Observer Team is to help instill confidence in athletes and the public as to the quality, effectiveness and reliability of the anti-doping program for the Olympics, and to make recommendations for improvements.

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Police identify first-degree murder suspect from shooting in east-end Toronto

He says the suspect followed Gidden and allegedly fired two-to-three shots into the auto, which injured the 23-year-old. At around 12:45 a.m., he said the suspect followed the vehicle Gidden was riding in eastbound on Lawrence Avenue East for a brief distance before firing multiple shots, which struck Gidden.

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Russian Federation and Syria suspend air strikes on Aleppo

The pause was announced just one day after a Russian air strike killed 14 members of one family , including five children, in a rebel-held neighborhood of Aleppo . As the strikes have continued, Western powers accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters of war crimes. However, Russian and Syrian forces have escalated their aerial and ground assault on rebel-held areas.

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Moldova presidential election holds impact for EU, Russia

In the November 13 runoff, he will face pro-European rival Maia Sandu who scored 38.4 percent. Moldova is one of the poorest countries in Europe and suffers heavily from corruption. Moldova was thrown into political turmoil in 2014 with the disappearance of about $1bn (£820m ) from the banking system. "The victor will be determined in two weeks at the second round, when all pro-European forces must help to secure the victory of the pro-European candidate", said Liberal Party challenger ...

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Michelle Obama Campaigns With Hillary Clinton For First Time In North Carolina

Today President Obama will campaign for Clinton in Florida - a state he won, albeit narrowly, in both 2008 and 2012. The battleground map tilts in Clinton's favor, but several recent surveys show the race between her and Republican nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTracking poll: Trump within 2 points of Clinton nationally Trump in Iowa: "I will end this war on the American farmer" Trump hits Clinton for "politicizing" FBI investigation MORE is tightening.

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Humans have killed over half Earth's animals since 1970 — WWF

WILDLIFE faces "global mass extinction" after a huge decline in populations, experts warn. Humans need to make a large shift toward more sustainable, renewable energy, and those in wealthier nations, need to eat less animal protein and reduce waste, the report said .

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Hillary Clinton's Lead Shrinking in MI

Clinton is leading by several points in Philadelphia, where Trump has claimed the election may be "rigged". According to FiveThirtyEight's polls-plus forecast, Trump's chances of winning the presidency are just about one in six, exactly 17.5%.

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New UNESCO Resolution Ignores Judaism's Connection to Temple Mount

But the Palestinian delegation to the world body threatened in a letter to the other UNESCO delegates that failure to vote in favor of the resolution would result in the Arabs being "obliged to consider other options". About 250 people gathered on Wednesday for a pro-Trump pep rally that overlooked the historic Old City walls, a symbolic location underlining the event speakers' main message: Jerusalem is Israel's eternal capital, and a President Trump would depart from long-held United ...

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Canada and EU sign historic trade agreement during EU-Canada Summit

The long-delayed Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement, known as Ceta, was bedeviled by yet another hold up early in the day when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's plane had to return to Ottawa because of mechanical issues. But simmering opposition among anti-trade activists and left-wing political parties in some European countries has been fierce and almost blocked the deal.

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US Election: Early voting places Clinton ahead

However, he went on to add that other states are leaning in the other direction, with one example being OH, where lower than predicted voter turnout so far could play into the hands of the Republicans. "Fewer than half ... of the public say they have a great deal of confidence that their vote will be counted accurately", PRRI said. Voters can vote absentee at the Grady County Election Board office on Thursday, Nov.

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Iraq forces enter last village to east of Mosul

They are not directly headed for Mosul but setting their sights on the town of Tal Afar to the west, with the aim of retaking it and cutting supply lines between Mosul and the Syrian border. The latest was a vehicle bomb that was parked in the northwestern neighborhood of Hurriyah at a popular food and vegetable market, according to the Associated Press .

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OPEC talks production cuts at previously unannounced meeting

OPEC's second-largest producer says it pumped more than 4.7 million barrels a day last month, several hundred thousand barrels a day more than oil-industry watchers recognize. While reduced investment in the sector has been projected this year, even resulting to lower production by non-member countries of the oil cartel, production will still exceed consumption.

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Syrian state media say militants fire poison gas in Aleppo

The civilian toll was slammed by United Nations peace envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, whose office said he was "appalled and shocked by the high number of rockets" fired by rebels. Heavy rebel bombardment, with more than 150 rockets and shells, struck southwestern districts, the Observatory said. A state TV presenter, Shadi Halwi, said in a video post on his Facebook page that for the first time in government-held Aleppo, "the sound of clashes is strong, very loud".

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Russia's Putin says Trump behaves extravagantly to get message across

The Democratic nominee also claimed that it was Russian elements that broke into the Democratic Party's email system in an attempt to influence the election results. He said, "time will tell how effective it is for him". "Cyberattacks against sovereign nations are unacceptable", he said. "This is complete and utter rubbish, and it is just a method of internal political struggle, as well as a way of manipulating the public consciousness ahead of the United States presidential elections", ...

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Flooding hits central Vietnam ahead of Typhoon Sarika

It had sustained winds of 130 kph (80 mph) and gusts of up to 200 kph (125 mph), according to the Philippines' weather agency . Sarika swept out into the South China Sea early afternoon after dumping heavy rain across a broad section of the island, the state weather service said.

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Moldovan presidential election goes to runoff

The tiny landlocked ex-Soviet state of some 3 million people has strong historical and political ties with its western neighbour Romania , with more than 75% of the population speaking Romanian. The victor of the presidential election in Moldova will be decided in a run-off on November 13, when Socialist candidate Igor Dodon will face pro-European candidate Maia Sandu, provisional data from the country's electoral commission CEC showed on Monday.

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'Shaman' flies back to face crisis in Seoul

Local reports note that Choi is not a governmental official, and say her father was a religious cult leader. The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea has stopped short of demanding the president's resignation, but is refusing to begin cross-party talks until the investigation into Choi has run its course.

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A34 Lorry deaths: Mother's plea over mobile phones

Their auto was shunted underneath the back of a heavy goods vehicle and crushed, immediately killing the family from Bedfordshire, on the A34 dual carriageway north of Newbury in Berkshire. As the details of the incident were read out he wiped tears from his face and held his face in his hands. Tracey's partner Mark Goldsmith who was following in the auto behind with his son Jake, 13, witnessed the horrific collision that killed his partner and his children after Kroker lorry ploughed into ...

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Mark Salling Under Investigation After Woman Claims Rape

Actor Mark Salling arrives for a court appearance in Los Angeles for being accused of raping a 22-year old woman. According to the police report she filed in April 2016, however, Salling refused to take no for an answer and forced himself on the unwilling woman.

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FBI obtains search warrant for new emails possibly related to Clinton investigation

They discovered the emails on a computer belonging to her estranged husband Anthony Weiner, whom they're investigating for allegedly sexting a 15-year-old girl. Democrats and some Republicans have said that the decision potentially tips the scales in the USA presidential race in favour of Donald Trump. It is not clear what the emails contain or how significant they are to the investigation.


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