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Fighting rages in Mosul, IS disables Abrams tank

Gen Yawar has stressed that "The Ministry of Peshmerga has no relations with Turkey; [regarding Mosul , ] we only have agreements with the coalition and the Iraqi government". Expressing confidence in victory, despite the broad alliance of Iraqi and global forces arrayed against a few thousand Islamic State fighters in Mosul , Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called on the jihadists to "wreak havoc".

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Germany: Russian pause in Syria not enough

Russia , which has been supporting the Syrian air force in a heavy bombing campaign on Syria for more than a year, says it has not carried out air strikes on eastern Aleppo for more than two weeks. Senator Frants Klintsevich told the Interfax news agency on Thursday that a "purge will begin" if "there are no results" once the pause ends at 7 p.m.

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Theresa May dismisses talk of early general election

If the country's highest court rules against the government, Parliament will become directly involved in the Brexit situation. Prime Minister Teresa May said this ruling would be appealed to the Supreme Court, which will hear the case in early December.

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Stephen Phillips, Conservative MP, Resigns Over Government's Handling Of Brexit

But Phillips' resignation following on from the government's defeat in the High Court yesterday on Article 50, does show just how hard Theresa May will find steering Britain's departure from the European Union through parliament. Last month he called for an urgent debate in the Commons on the issue, insisting that going around Parliament was "simply not an acceptable way for the executive to proceed".

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Daley Blind: Manchester United dressing room felt like this after Fenerbahce defeat

They were playing the Champions League final and we were playing a summer friendly. "For me football is from the first second, they played an emotional game and they deserved to win". The defeat leaves United third in Group A with six points, one behind Fenerbahce and Feyenoord. "It is hard to cope, having to play with two left-backs at centre-back", he said .

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FOMC: Interest rates could stay low for a while

The Committee further expects that, with gradual adjustments in the stance of monetary policy, economic activity will expand at a moderate pace and labor market conditions will strengthen somewhat further. The Fed pointed to "solid" job growth in recent months and rising consumer spending as reasons to back up their sunny view of the economy, though they did lament the fact that tepid business investment continues to cloud the economic recovery.

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Delhi facing worst smog in 17 years: CSE

The index stood at 445 on Monday and 389 on Tuesday. "We need good weather conditions after which air quality will improve", he said. He said Diwali and burning paddy fields in Punjab and Haryana had contributed to the pollution levels in the capital.

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Despite Israeli PM's plea, liberal Jews protest at holy site

The prayer protest rally was staged to protest the failure of the government to implement a government resolution approved in January to create a state-recognized pluralist prayer section at the southern end of the Western Wall. Eventually, the religious leaders managed to break through the security barrier, making their way to the Western Wall with eight Torah scrolls. The demonstration was scheduled to coincide with the monthly prayer service held by Women of the Wall, the ...

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Pak violates ceasefire, Indian girl injured

Hours after promising a befitting reply to the Pakistan Army who helped terrorists mutilate the body of an Indian jawan after killing him on the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian Army on Saturday hit back strongly and decimated four Pakistani posts in Keran Sector.

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Navigators assist Pinellas residents with insurance enrollment

Department of Health and Human Services. Between November 1 and January 31, CT residents can register for health insurance for 2017 at any time. Insurance plans from Oscar, UnitedHealthcare and Health Republic of New Jersey will not be offered for 2017.

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Hennepin County Expects To Count 150000 Absentee Ballots

Monday to vote in person. Within an hour, 80 people had voted. Even though the ballots are processed before the election, Gelms says under law, the results can not be printed out or released beforehand polls close next Tuesday night. A voter may apply in person for an absentee ballot at the town clerk's office and vote at that time. On Thursday, reporters toured the Hennepin County absentee ballot counting center.

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After Calais, French authorities clear migrant camp in Paris

Some migrant charities in France have suggested that Britain could take almost half of the 1,600 underage migrants in Calais , however Whitehall figures said they did not recognise this figure. "This is the biggest operation sheltering migrants we have had to face in the last 18 months", said Christine Gauthier of the Paris region's housing department.

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Clinton and Trump Continue Their Attack At Each Other

But to move past it they have also looked to change the subject with stepped up attacks on Trump. "He thinks belittling women makes him a bigger man", Clinton said. Trump, meanwhile, campaigned with rare discipline as he tries to close his gap with Clinton before next week's election. But both CNN and the New York Times reported in recent days there is no evidence - or at least nothing that investigators are willing to share now - to indicate illegal connections between Russian ...

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Half past red: Vladimir Putin gives Russian citizenship to Steven Seagal

Peskov also stated, "He is actually renown for his quite warm feelings toward our country". "He never made a secret out of it". In recent years, Seagal has emerged as an unlikely conduit between US and Russian officials. Steven had a great time , clearly. He describes the Russin President a smart man who studies people who delivered wonderful results in history. The 64-year-old Seagal has been a regular visitor to Russia in recent years and has accompanied Putin to several martial ...

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Despite the Donald's Twitter Habits, Melania Trump Wants to End Cyberbullying

However, luckily for the entire Donald Trump campaign, our potential FLOTUS just redeemed her RNC disaster by delivering a pretty powerful speech in Berwyn, Pennsylvania on Thursday. "America meant if you could dream it, you could become it". She described her decision to move to the United States and eventually earn citizenship "as the greatest privilege in the world".

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Syrian state media say militants fired poison gas in Aleppo

DAMASCUS , Syria - At least seven people were killed, including three children, and several others wounded, as the death toll climbed in insurgent shelling of government-controlled western districts of Aleppo , state TV reported Sunday.

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Two US military trainers shot dead in S. Jordan

The U.S. Embassy in the Jordanian capital, Amman, said it had received reports about a security incident involving U.S. personnel and that it was in touch with Jordanian authorities. The United States has spent millions of dollars to help the kingdom fortify its borders. A government source said that military training is provided at Al-Jafr air base by instructors of various nationalities, including Americans, to participants from different countries.

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Friend of embattled South Korean leader arrested

Adding to an already quite freaky week in South Korea, the country's president has now firmly denied letting a cult run the country. Choi's late father, Choi Tae-min, headed a now-defunct religious sect and was also close to Park during and after her father's presidency.

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Turkey detains pro-Kurdish lawmakers, auto bomb kills at least eight

A vehicle bomb has rocked the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, reportedly killing at least eight people and wounding more than 100 others. Both HDP leaders had been at the center of separate investigations over the past few months.

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Brexit Just Became Even More Complicated, Thanks to High Court

It is widely expected that 11 Supreme Court justices will sit between December 5 and 8 to hear what is one of the most important constitutional cases in generations. He said she should go to the country even though such a move would be strongly opposed by Tory and Labour MPs alike. David Greene, lawyer for hairdresser Deir Santos, another claimant, said "democracy has been reaffirmed and now very much needs to show it is alive and kicking".

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Syrian held in Germany got Islamic State instructions for attack - prosecutors

On Tuesday suspected far-right extremists threatened asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen. According to Focus Online newspaper, the man is considered "highly risky". Berlin's security services describe the man as " a second Jaber Albakr ". In September, two improvised bombs went off in the city of Dresden that targeted a mosque and an worldwide conference center.

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France starts moving out remaining 'Jungle' camp children

Police officers guard the entrance of the camp where some underage migrants remained in Calais, northern France, Wednesday Nov. 2, 2016. The final shelters in Calais were destroyed on Monday after an operation to move some 7,000 people to centres elsewhere in France.

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Rebel rockets kill 38 civilians in Aleppo: British monitor

Backed by Russian and Syrian airstrikes, forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad's regime responded Saturday with an offensive of their own, but it was not clear whether they had managed to retake any lost ground. The barrage is part of a major assault by rebels and allied jihadists to break a three-month government siege of Aleppo's eastern half, where more than 250,000 people still live.

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May moves to keep finger on Brexit trigger

Indeed, the pro-Remain Prime Minister herself falls into that category. Current polls suggest Ms May would be returned to office with a significantly increased majority as Labour flounders on some of its lowest poll ratings in recent history.

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Brexit: UK government defeated in court over issue of parliamentary sovereignty

Richard Stone, Chief Executive of The Share Centre says: "As with any event, all personal investors really want is clarity and certainty". The government has said it will appeal the decision, but the Supreme Court will likely not hear the case until January, which could mean the May will have to delay any plans to trigger Article 50 until many months after her proposed deadline of March 2017.

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United Kingdom court ruling throws Brexit into uncertainty

He noted that Washington was closely watching developments and working with officials in London and Brussels to ensure that Brexit doesn't upset financial markets. The British government says it is disappointed by a High Court ruling against its plans to start European Union exit talks. "Today's interconnected global marketplace is becoming increasingly complex to navigate, and we are delighted to offer this strategic resource to the global tech and life sciences community", said Victor H.

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IS leader Baghdadi in audio message says no Mosul retreat

The recording also encouraged ISIS supporters worldwide to continue fighting and called for attacks in Saudi Arabia and Turkey, according to SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors militants on the Internet. Iraqi special forces stormed into Mosul's eastern outskirts on Tuesday after two weeks of advances through surrounding IS-held territory. Iraqi special forces have swung around to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul from a new entry point, to the city's northeast.

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Clinton to campaign with former Miss Universe Alicia Machado in Florida

Prominent US cyber security company FireEye said it had been hired by Alfa Bank to investigate the records and had been granted access to the bank's systems in Moscow to look for evidence of any relationship with Trump's company or any signs of hacking or infection.

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Early voting begins in Hawaii for general election

However, they must present proof of residence using something like a paycheck or utility bill. Also, early voting is available now in every county throughout the region and state. Others, like Smith, allow residents to vote anywhere in the county. Absentee ballots must be requested by Tuesday, Nov. 1 and must be returned to the Election Commission office by Election Day - Nov.

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Merkel: Brexit talks must cause as little friction as possible

But to me these are two completely different instances". "Due to the consequences, political actors should not assume too soon that the Brexit is a done deal", the German report said, adding that even after Britain triggers Article 50 - the nuclear trigger which will signal the country's retreat from the legislatures of Brussels and Strasbourg - "Brexit can still be prevented".

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Trump says he would convene Congress to repeal Obamacare

The GOP presidential nominee vowed, if elected, to immediately "convene a special session " of Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Clinton also unveiled a television ad set to run in eight battleground states, including his remark caught in a 2005 video that he kissed women and grabbed their genitals without permission.

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Barack Obama takes fight to Trump in support of Clinton

The Trump Campaign said it has strengthened its leads in six battleground states: Florida , Ohio, Iowa, Maine, North Carolina and Nevada. OH remains a dead heat and Pennsylvania is now tilting to Clinton . Three polls in the Granite State released Thursday showed Trump at least tied with Clinton , the Democratic nominee, in the state. Republicans in Congress have already vowed to lead investigations of Clinton's email practices and her family charitable foundation.

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Alleged Weiner victim hits out at Federal Bureau of Investigation over Clinton emails

The teenager said James Comey's decision to publicise part of the FBI's investigation into Mr Weiner had led to her being hounded by news reporters. The teenage girl says the past few days have left her feeling "confused". The only difference is that, in the girl's telling, she is the victim of all of this not Hillary Clinton .

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FBI Director Comey Released Letter in Fear of Leaks, Sources Say

While Obama carried MI by comfortable margins in both 2008 and 2012, polls have shown Clinton with a single-digit lead over Trump. Weak minority support could complicate her path in other states, too, including North Carolina , Pennsylvania and MI.

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Last remaining children moved out of Calais' Jungle migrant camp

But on Tuesday, leaflets were distributed to the migrants in nine different languages explaining that they would be transferred to special juvenile centres across France on Wednesday in a fleet of buses. The operation rekindled tensions and fears among some youths that it meant the end of their dream of reaching Britain . The operation, largely consisting of identity checks on some of an estimated 2,500 migrants sleeping rough around a canal and urban train bridge near Paris's Stalingrad ...


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