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Reports of mass killings by IS around Mosul

IS overran large areas north and west of Baghdad in 2014, but Iraqi forces have since regained significant ground, and Mosul is the last Iraqi city still held by the jihadists. ready to fight, after they prepared auto bombs... and snipers, as well as rigging streets and bridges" with explosives. "The majority of Daesh members are now deployed on the right bank, and they are apparently ready to fight, after they prepared vehicle bombs and suicide bombers and snipers, as well as rigging ...

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As Obama campaigns for Clinton, he reflects on his own legacy

Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri wrote in an email released Friday by WikiLeaks that Comey's comments about the spate of police shootings and Black Lives Matter confirmed her concerns about him. If she wins all the states Obama did four years ago, except for OH and Iowa, she would end up at 308. Trump was set to headline events Friday in New Hampshire , Pennsylvania and OH, while running mate Mike Pence is visiting Michigan, North Carolina and Florida.

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Race would be close, go out and vote: Obama

If you vote for Hillary Clinton , you are pretty much resigned to four more years of the Obama Administration, years of very limited economic growth and heavy regulation, tremendous increases in the national debt, a health plan in crisis, a feckless foreign policy, and, amazingly enough, less rather than more social and racial harmony.

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Woman found chained in container warns others buried

He was 15 when he was accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. (Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office via AP). Sheriff Chuck Wright said Kohlhepp will face a kidnapping charge and could face more, including murder, depending on the outcome of the investigation.

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Putin Grants Russian Citizenship to Hollywood Star Steven Seagal

Seagal became enthralled with Putin after the Russian president enlisted him as part of a physical fitness campaign ahead of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Putin has also handed out citizenship to USA boxer Roy Jones Jr after sipping tea with him in Crimea and to American mixed martial artist Jeff Monson.

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Voters Line Up Early In Tulsa, Claremore

To vote, you must go to your polling location or submit an absentee ballot. If you're new to voting - and NY added 747,685 new voters since April - you should know that NY went to a paper balloting system several years ago, replacing the old-lever machines that served the state well for decades.

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Brexit: Was High Court ruling on Article 50 bad for United Kingdom democracy?

May told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the "government's planned timetable for notification of Article 50 remains unchanged", during separate phone calls, according to a statement released by Downing Street.

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Rahul Gandhi To Meet Ex-Servicemen Over OROP Issue

Police said they detained Gandhi when he continued his march towards India Gate despite "repeated requests not to proceed". "Narendra Modiji you should stop lying and work to implement OROP", the Congress leader was quoted by IANS. The Minister said Congress is raising questions over OROP to avoid answering as to why it did not roll out the scheme under its 40-year rule. "This government should at least apologise to the veteran's family", he had added.

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With time change, authorities urge checking smoke detectors

Most of us already know this and some might be looking forward to that extra hour of sleep, but here are 4 interesting facts you might not know. Daylight Saving Time ends , officially, at 2 a.m. Most night owls and those who enjoy afternoon outdoor activities aren't going to be happy with the change: Sunset on Sunday will be at 5 p.m. instead of 6 p.m.

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Elections officials urge voters to send in mail ballots soon

The deadline to request such ballots is noon Saturday. Tuesday was the last day for Virginians to request an absentee ballot by mail, which means if you haven't requested a mail-in ballot yet and you're still thinking about voting before Election Day, you will have to cast your absentee ballot in person.

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Everything You Need to Know About How to Vote on Election Day

WHAT: In-person absentee voting. One of the people who came in last week wanted to know why we were tearing up ballots in the back. Voters, however, must still be careful not to vote for more candidates than are allowed in specific races. The Department's provides a Polling Place and Sample Ballot Lookup Tool for voters to confirm the address of their polling place. Early voters in Buncombe so far make up about 44 percent of registered voters.

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IS group claims responsibility for Turkey attack

The turbulence also battered the Turkish lira , which fell to a new historic low against the dollar of 3.15 as investors took fright at looming instability. The Turkish Interior Ministry said detention orders for 13 MPs were issued, but only 11 were detained as two lawmakers were overseas. Two of the legislators were overseas, and authorities were still searching for one other.

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Iraqi forces "temporarily halting" attack on Mosul

In Hamam al-Alil, the militants separated former members of the security forces from women and children, and took both groups onward to Mosul, the United Nations said. More than 5,000 US troops have been deployed to Iraq, the majority of whom are backing the ongoing operation directly or indirectly, according to the Pentagon .

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Nine killed in Turkey auto bomb

A total of 15 detention warrants were issued by public prosecutors. The arrest of elected members of the Turkish parliament's third largest party, and the detention or suspension of more than 110,000 officials since a failed coup in July, may "go beyond what is permissible ", the United Nations human rights office said .

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Merkel says Turkey media crackdown 'highly alarming'

But who is concerned about your stance? "You ( Germany ) are aiding terror. We have no expectations from you, but you will be remembered by history for harboring terror ", he added, claiming that Merkel is ignoring 4,000 dossiers containing files about potential terrorists in Germany .

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Police clear thousands from Paris migrant camp

The migrants , most of whom were Eritrean, Somalian, Sudanese and Afghan nationals who have applied for asylum in France, were taken by 82 buses to 78 shelters in areas in Paris and other parts of France. Some 600 police officers have been deployed at the scene. But six months before elections, Socialist President Francois Hollande has said he is determined to take refugees off the streets and that France needs to offer a better welcome.

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Fate of child migrants uncertain before France demolishes Jungle camp

The Jungle has played host to scenes of both squalor and of violence, as migrants, mainly from Africa and the Middle East, attempt to board lorries bound for the United Kingdom, clashing with drivers and police in the process. Those who pass through the registration centre are being sorted into groups of families, minors, vulnerable or ill people and others travelling alone.

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Rahul says PM 'lying' on OROP, Jaitley targets 'politically motivated sympathy'

Since Grewal's death, the AAP and the Congress have been attacking the Central government for not implementing the OROP scheme. Jaitley said the Centre fully sympathised with the ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal, who committed suicide, and his family.

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Execution Looms for Tommy Arthur, Inmate Who Escaped Death Six Times

Florida . Arthur made last minute appeals for a stay of execution to the state's governor, Robert Bentley, as well as the Alabama Supreme Court, after the U.S. Arthur's attorney plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. He suggested a firing squad and another lethal injection drug, but the judge said Arthur had not identified a source for alternate drugs and noted that Alabama law does not explicitly name the firing squad as an allowed form of execution.

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Households face inflation shock next year: BoE forecasts

Most in the City expected inflation not to return to 2 per cent until 2020. Mark Carney sought to put an end to speculation over how long he'll stay at the Bank of England, arguing that he has the full backing of the government. Ian Kernohan, economist at Royal London Asset Management, said the move to maintain the current interest rate was no surprise: "Of much greater interest was the message from the latest Inflation Report, and in particular whether the door to another rate cut remains ...

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Paris climate agreement becomes worldwide law

These efforts build on a number of other worldwide climate change agreements with leaders from the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Mexico, China, North America, Japan, Israel, Peru and Chile and Governor Brown's efforts to gather hundreds of world-renowned researchers and scientists around a groundbreaking call to action - called the consensus statement - which translates key scientific climate findings from disparate fields into one unified document.

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This monkey just voted for Trump as president!

Two of the most disliked candidates in United States presidential campaign history are now focused on prodding lukewarm voters toward the polls - and using a stable of surrogates to make their cases. She was greeted by a boisterous crowd of 15,000, one of her largest of the campaign. Earlier this week, the principal and his assistant at a school in Virginia were in the dock for coming to a Halloween party dressed as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton - kosher.

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Monitor: Drought ends in nearly one-fourth of California

The U.S. Drought Monitor says a rainy fall has helped pull almost one-fourth of California out of the state's five-year drought. An exceptionally rainy October in counties around the river has helped lift 12 percent of the state out of drought, but for the effects to spread to central and southern parts of California that are in much worse shape, exceptional amounts of rain will have to continue to fall this rainy season, which runs through February.

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Aquidneck Island Stands with Standing Rock

Dalrymple declared a state of emergency in August to be able to access extra funds. In order to confuse the police, Facebook users have been checking in to Standing Rock regardless of their real location. North Dakota officials are girding for a long fight. "Officers responded and ordered protesters to remove themselves from the bridge and notified them that if they cross the bridge they would be arrested", the news release said.

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Obama says U.S. mulling alternate routes for North Dakota pipeline

NPQ has written several times about the Native American-led protests against the route of the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. to the Chicago area. "People were saying that like that is what they did at the Holocaust", he said. "Everybody was just sharing love to these officers and explaining why it is we're here and questioning why they were", says Jasper.

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Pakistan violated ceasefire over 300 times in last five weeks

The state suffered the highest single-day toll in Pakistani shelling yesterday when eight civilians were killed in the Samba and the Rajouri districts of Jammu. The dead include two children and a woman. Earlier, Army sources said two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory firing along LoC opposite to Naushera sector of Rajouri district on Tuesday.

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Co-leaders of Kurdish opposition party put under arrest in Turkey crackdown

It tore the facades off buildings and firefighters were searching for people trapped by debris. Turkish police yesterday detained nearly a dozen MPs from the country's main pro-Kurdish party, including its two co-leaders, as eight people were killed in a deadly vehicle bombing blamed on Kurdish militants.

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Migrant camp near Calais cleared by French authorities

But we are turning the page now, and it is a positive page because these people are going to be welcomed in France and are going to be able to start a new life", said regional prefect Fabienne Buccio. Local opposition to the squalid and unsanitary camp which at one point housed more than 6,000 people, along with criticism from right-wing politicians, has stung the French government into launching a clearing operation.

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EU lawmakers concerned over Turkey detentions

This allows Erdogan and his cabinet to bypass parliament when drafting new laws and to restrict or suspend rights and freedoms. The HDP lawmakers were arrested after they refused to give testimony in a probe linked to "terrorist propaganda".

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Turkey's Erdogan says Germany has become 'haven for terrorists'

Since the failed coup , thousands of civil servants have been dismissed, scores of media outlets shutdown, hundreds of judges sacked, academics booted out from their universities, doctors, journalists, rights activists have not also been spared of this massive onslaught by Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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U.S. attorney general did not order Federal Bureau of Investigation to withhold Clinton-related emails

But that poll may not yet represent the full impact of the damage from Mr Comey's letter to Congress , that his agency was looking into new emails uncovered during an unrelated investigation into Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

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MU poll: Clinton leads Trump, Feingold leads Johnson

The poll surveyed 550 likely voters between October 29-31 and has an error margin of 4.2 percentage points. He said several states show participation well above 2012 records and "the real story is not whether or not Democrats' level of engagement changed, but rather the higher levels of Republican engagement".

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Russian Federation threat exaggerated by West to justify military spending - Putin

The leak of the emails came as a new poll suggested that most Republicans believe Russian Federation is attempting to influence the U.S. presidential election. He also denied that Donald Trump was the Kremlin's favoured candidate, though he praised the tycoon's controversial campaign. Speaking during a televised conference in the southern Russian city of Sochi, Putin said Moscow was not involved in the hacks.

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Jerry Jones makes Romo-Prescott debate an uncertainty

So, this means Romo will miss his eighth game of the year. "I looked at that again this morning, I looked at it on the plane last night and I'd have called the same thing again", he said . He got his 17th straight later - a 34-yarder in the fourth quarter. The over is 6-1 in the Browns' last seven games overall and is 7-1 in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record.

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Trump gains ground on Clinton in swing states, polls show

A senior aide to Hillary Clinton privately dismissed FBI Director James Comey as "a bad choice" in October 2015, according to newly released emails from WikiLeaks. McCabe, on August 12 to say the agents in NY seemed to be disregarding or disobeying their instructions [regarding investigations of the Clinton Foundation], these people said.


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