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The Gambia joins African queue to leave ICC

Gambia has been trying to get the European Union prosecuted for the deaths of Africans trying to reach its shores. Ironically, the ICC's chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda , is a former Gambian justice minister. "Of the six cases that are now, or soon to be, on the docket of the ICC, all involve indictments against Africans". Experts point out that most of the ICC cases in Africa were referred to the court by African countries themselves or by the U.N.

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Pakistan reels from deadly assault on police academy

Pakistani militant organization Lashkar-e-Jhangvi said on Wednesday it had worked with the Islamic State to carry out a huge raid on a police academy, the strongest evidence to date that the Middle Eastern group has built local links. "After that, they attacked the Police Training College", he said. The Pakistan Army managed to clear the area, killing one bomber while the other two detonated themselves.

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Lebanese lawmakers pick Hezbollah-ally Michel Aoun to end presidential logjam

However, President Aoun will meet with parliamentary members this week to talk about their preferences for prime minister. The main problems concerning the Lebanese include the country's chronic water and electricity shortages, the rotting rubbish that often piles in the streets and the additional strain of more than a million Syrian refugees on Lebanon's already strained infrastructure - all things that a new president and a relatively functioning government are unlikely to solve quickly.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation review involves thousands of newly discovered emails

Trump has seized on the October surprise to put Clinton on the defensive, while Democrats have assailed FBI chief James Comey for breaking with policy and protocol by effectively reopening an investigation into Clinton's handling of state secrets so close to the elections.

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At least 20 dead, 39 rescued in Indonesian boat capsizing

Police say at least 20 people are dead and 39 have been rescued. "After two hours of sailing, the boat was struck by strong waves and heavy downpour", he said. Boat accidents are common in Indonesia, a sprawling archipelago of more than 17,000 islands. Sinkings are common due to poorly enforced safety regulations.

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South African leaders faces increasing calls to resign

Brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta, who are close friends of Zuma and run businesses ranging from media to mining, are the subject of the report by the then Public Protector on allegations that they influenced the appointment of ministers.

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President Obama encourages voting at Capital University rally

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. "Hillary Clinton is consistently treated differently than just about any other candidate I see out there", Obama said. On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at a North Carolina Democratic Party early-vote rally at a Charlotte recreation center.

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North Korea's new long-range missile fails to launch

After five failures, it successfully test-launched in June a ballistic missile that puts US military bases in South Korea, Japan and Guam within reach. Both North Korea and China have objected to the deployment of the missile defense system. Republican Donald Trump says the US can put more pressure on China to rein in its unpredictable North Korean ally.

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Dentists condemn call for child migrants' teeth to be tested

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams said he is "delighted" to welcome the children to the United Kingdom, but cautioned that this is the first step and more children need help urgently. Calais Jungle camp demolition: LatestAre there any other methods which could be used? Migrants and refugees in the shanty town's northern section carried on life as normal on Tuesday as the threat of eviction loomed over them.

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County Clerk Reminds Voters Time is Running Out to Request Absentee Ballots

Are you having difficulty budgeting time out to go vote next Tuesday between work, taking care of the kids and just wanting some "you" time ? In accordance with Florida statute 101.68 , all affidavits for blank and signature mismatches must be returned to the Supervisor of Elections office by 5 p.m.

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Donald Trump isn't amusing anymore, says Obama

With rallies in Sanford and Tallahassee, Trump wrapped up three days of campaigning in Florida, an essential state for any Republican presidential candidate. I don't tweet about people who insulted me. "So it's useful that I don't have that choice to make", Obama said . "And if they won, I wouldn't worry about generally the course of the country", he explained.

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Opposition leads protest against Zuma in South Africa's capital

The hearing was due to run into its second day on Wednesday. In his challenge, Zuma said he wanted to question witnesses himself and give evidence before any public release. Critics said since taking office in 2009, Zuma, 74, has survived several corruption scandals nearly unscathed, with the backing of top echelons of the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

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Hillary Clinton challenges FBI, declares 'there's no case here'

Clinton has voiced confidence the Federal Bureau of Investigation will not find anything problematic. With early voting underway in many U.S. states, defeated Republican hopeful and Trump critic John Kasich revealed that he had cast his presidential ballot for 2008 Republican nominee John McCain.

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Early Voting Kicks Off in Cass County

The Payne County Election Board has been busy sending out mail-in absentee ballots - the deadline for that registration is Wednesday - as early voting in the 2016 election nears. In San Bernardino County, nearly 106,000 voters had returned their mail-in ballots as of Monday . On Monday , Nov. 7, from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m., the clerk's office will be open for in-person ballots.

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Coalition air strikes kill over 30 Yemen rebels, inmates

The Saudi-based migrant leader issued the appeal after the Saudi government intercepted and destroyed a missile fired by Yemen-based Houthi rebel group last week. Hadi would then transfer power to the vice president who would appoint a new prime minister to form a government in which the north and south of Yemen would have equal representation.

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Morning commuters dealing with strike fallout

They include Route 1 from Parx Casino to 54th Street and City Avenue, Route 14 that runs between the Frankford Transportation Center and Oxford Valley and Neshaminy malls, Route 55 that runs from Doylestown and Willow Grove to the Olney Transportation Center and Route 58 that runs between Neshaminy Mall, Somerton and the Frankford Transportation Center in Philadelphia .

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Trump camp calls KKK newspaper 'repulsive' after praise

Trump's campaign responded in a statement Tuesday night, saying the KKK's rhetoric has no place in his campaign. "Overall, we do like his nationalist views and his words about shutting down the border to illegal aliens. Taylor told us that Trump was the first presidential candidate from a major party ever to earn his support because Trump "is talking about policies that would slow the dispossession of whites".

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Belgium's French-speaking region blocks European Union and Canadian free trade deal

Belgium, the only outstanding country, needs the support of its five regional parliaments, out of which Wallonia is the only one that refused. Like others around the world, Wallonia politicians say the agreement would undermine labor, environment and consumer standards, and the local meat industry is anxious about a surge in Canadian pork and beef imports.

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Russian authorities seal Amnesty International Moscow office

Head of the Amnesty International office in Moscow Sergey Nikitin said that the employees were now trying to find out the reasons of this situation. Human rights organisations in Russian Federation have complained of official pressure in recent years, including the intimidation of their staff and controversial legislation regulating the operation of non-governmental organisations.

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Clinton holds onto 6-point lead over Trump in NBC/SurveyMonkey national poll

Mook said anonymous leaks from the FBI point to investigations into Russian ties to Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and Carter Page, whom Trump has described as a foreign policy adviser. "What he did was the right thing", Trump said as he again accused Clinton of corruption. The FBI spent a year investigating Clinton's use of a private email server, instead of government systems, while secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.

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Taoiseach to host all-island Brexit talks minus the DUP

On his visit to the area, Mr Kenny will visit Horseware Ireland, before meeting with local businesspeople in Carlingford. Representatives from business and farming networks were also in attendance as Mr Kenny sought to address the implications from the vote and examine how they could be effectively managed.

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Landfill search for infant's remains postponed

Rogers, the boyfriend of the boy's mother, was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter and reckless child endangering-enhanced with controlled substances in connection with Silas Ojeda's death. He said the man, whom he identified only as "Santiago", had taken the boy because he meant to take him fishing and camping for a couple of days. Rogers is charged with manslaughter and child endangering.

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Aid Agency: Mosul Civilians Face 'Grave Danger'

Salam al-Obeidi, a member of the special forces operation in Bazwaya. "We fear that Daesh militants could attack our forces or the town with mortars", he said, using the Arabic acronym for IS. According to reports , Iraqi F-16 fighter jets bombed a gathering of senior Daesh figures at a hotel in Mosul on Tuesday, leaving some 67 of the terrorists dead.

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Iraqi forces recapture state TV building in battle for Mosul

CTS members reportedly retook the state-television building in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, and some of the roughly million residents still in the city told Reuters fighting had taken to the city's streets. The U.S. military estimates IS has 3,000-5,000 fighters in Mosul and another 1,500-2,500 in its outer defensive belt. The army's counter-terrorism unit had paused its advance last week after it made ground quicker than forces on other fronts, to allow them to close the gap and get nearer ...

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Early poll shows no impact of FBI-Clinton email bombshell

There have been allegations that Russian hackers have targeted the Democrats in an effort to skew the election in favour of Donald Trump. Before Comey's letter to Congress , Clinton's campaign had watched with mixed feelings as her standing in poll after poll improved and Trump faltered amid a string of sexual assault accusations.

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Harry Reid finishes disgraceful career with a vicious smear

Weiner is married to senior Clinton aide Huma Abedin, though they are now separated. The technical process of doing so is easy, though prosecutors would need to demonstrate probable cause to conduct searches beyond what they were authorized to do so in the investigation of Weiner.

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Donna Brazile's leaks to Clinton campaign 'disgusting — CNN boss

Confirming Brazile's dismissal, CNN said it was "completely uncomfortable" with her conduct. "CNN said that it accepted her formal resignation on October 14". Brazil revealed to the Clinton campaign that a woman with a rash would ask how Hillary would help the people of Flint. The email was apparently sent by Brazile to Podesta and Clinton's communications director Jennifer Palmieri the day before the Democratic primary debate in Flint, Michigan on 6 March.

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North Dakota officials borrow $4M, criticize protest cost

Protests that have included clashes with police have gone on for several months in North Dakota. But officials say that money has already been spent, as protest encampments have at times attracted thousands of people trying to halt construction of the four-state pipeline.

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British banker ordered food for victim during HK double murders - prosecution

Jutting, 31, has pleaded not guilty to murdering Sumarti Ningsih, 23, and Seneng Mujiasih, 26, on grounds of "diminished responsibility", but guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter. Reading argued that Jutting's shopping trips to buy rope, a hammer and other implements with which he meant to torture Mujiasih, his second victim, also showed "significant planning".

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Amazon to launch in Singapore 1Q2017

LLC was the financial adviser to Lazada Group and Credit Suisse (Singapore) Limited advised RedMart. The acquisition will allow Lazada to benefit from RedMart's order fulfilment capabilities in Singapore and also accelerate RedMart's expansion into new product categories, both said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 61

Daesh (IS) claimed responsibility for Monday's attack in Quetta and released photographs of the purported gunmen, who hunted down and killed police cadets during a raid that lasted almost five hours. After hours of siege, the attack was over, said the home minister, Bugti. A statement issued by the Pakistani Taliban's local branch in Karachi that AFP received a copy of said that the motive for the attack was "revenge for the indiscriminate killing" carried out by security forces in the ...

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Poor weather hampers advance of Iraqi special forces into Mosul

Entering Gogjali could be the start of a new slog for the troops, as they'll be forced to engage in hard, house-to-house fighting in more urban areas. IS-lit fires also sent plumes of dark smoke into the sky, in an attempt to obscure coalition warplanes' view of the city. Some residents hung white flags on buildings and windows in a sign they would not resist government troops, said Major Salam al-Obeidi, a member of the Special Forces operation in Bazwaya.

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We will show Nawaz Sharif what real democracy is: Imran Khan

Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudary Nisar Ali Khan speaks during a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan , Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. Imran Khan denied his activists had possessed weapons. Reiterating his plans to put up a grand show in Islamabad on November 2, Khan said: "This is Nawaz Sharif's dictatorship, not a democracy. we will show Nawaz Sharif on Nov 2 what democracy is".

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The last days of France's Calais migrant camp

The child migrants will be taken to 60 dedicated centers scattered around France where British officials will study whether they have the right to United Kingdom asylum, according to French and British authorities. Authorities cleared the last of the camp's makeshift shelters on Monday night after evacuating 5,000 migrants to temporary housing around France. "A brawl broke out in the southern part of the camp in Calais between more than a hundred migrant minors from Eritrea and Afghanistan", ...

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South Korea names new Prime Minister, Foreign Minister amid political scandal

Choi flew back to Seoul on Sunday from Germany to submit to herself for questioning and was surrounded by hundreds of journalists and angry protesters waving placards demanding her arrest. Ms Park, 64, has been engulfed in a political storm over allegations that she allowed a long-time friend, who holds no political position, to meddle in affairs of state - including Cabinet appointments.


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