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United Kingdom government endorses controversial Heathrow airport expansion

CCTV's Richard Bestic reports on a project that remains high on controversy. The UK government has selected London Heathrow as the location for an additional runway to expand airport capacity in the south-east of England. Therefore some £2.6bn is to be allocated to appeasing local opposition, including £700m for noise insulation for residents under flightpaths. The third runway option was the scheme most opponents dreaded, saying it will have the biggest impact.

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Dozens of civilians dead in rebel assault on Aleppo

The rights group said army forces, backed by Hezbollah militants and seeking to put down a new rebel offensive, on Saturday retook pockets of neighborhoods where rebel fighters a day earlier unleashed a series of deadly auto bombings and mortar assaults.

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Turkey's PM rejects EU criticism on media freedom

It's the people who draw the red line . "This alliance is keen on harsh policies on the Kurdish issue, looks to be in favour of reinstating the death penalty, and we can't really say they regard the preservation of freedom of speech and of the media very highly", he told Reuters.

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Thousands of migrants cleared from Paris metro station camp

Carrying their meager belongings, the migrants boarded dozens of buses to temporary shelters around the Paris region, where they can apply for asylum and get medical care. "I have no idea where we are going. It's above all a question right now of reassuring people that there are other options". Regional authorities said they have cleared out more than 19,000 migrants from the city since last June.

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Allen back at practice for Arkansas, ready for No. 10 Gators

All in all, it's a game that Florida would like to win, but Arkansas NEEDS to win. Arkansas could challenge the Gators' secondary this week. The Razorbacks are third in the SEC in passing, gaining 256.4 yards per game though the air. Arkansas will also need Allen to help lead the way back from the humiliation of the Auburn loss, Bielema's worst in his four seasons at Arkansas. Arkansas: QB Austin Allen.

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Bernie Sanders Stumps for Clinton in Milwaukee

But when Sanders begin to talk about his former rival Hillary Clinton, he told the crowd of hundreds that Clinton is the only choice for president, but he says it can not stop there. Clinton's shrinking lead has given Trump's campaign a glimmer of hope, one he's trying to broaden into breakthrough before time runs out. Meanwhile, Feingold led Johnson by 1 point.

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Chicago Dyes River 'Cubs Blue' in Honor of World Champions

Unfortunately, Caray didn't live to see his prophecy come true. At press time, Game 7 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians was in a rain delay after nine innings. The celebration in Chicago started seconds after the last out and will continue all day Friday, with a victory parade throughout downtown Chicago .

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Clinton's campaign taps star power as Trump goes it alone

He warned that a Trump presidency will spell doom for America, while Clinton's presidency is guaranteed continuation of ongoing policies both domestic and foreign. "It's not clear that things are getting any worse for Clinton, but it's also not clear that they're getting better", he concluded. Bernie Sanders in Iowa, and President Obama in North Carolina.

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Clinton, Trump use whatever they've got in final push

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - While Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of appealing to hatred, the Republican nominee predicts that never-ending investigations will prevent his Democratic opponent from governing effectively. Nebraska was one of those 22 states Sanders won. The most recent numbers released by the Labor Department for September indicate that the real unemployment rate is 9.7 percent.

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President Obama Stood Up for a Trump Supporter at a Clinton Rally

Clinton, on the other hand, is filling community centres and small colleges, but just barely. Trump tweeted about gazing at Air Force One at the Miami airport Thursday, using the moment to rip President Barack Obama for campaigning instead of governing.

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Iowa police shooting suspect known to department

Greene had been hospitalized for treatment of a pre-existing medical condition following his surrender Wednesday morning. Greene has a daughter who attends Urbandale High School. Parizek said earlier Greene would likely be charged with murder. Eight hours later, authorities apprehended a man suspected in the killings. His mother was released on a $1,000 cash bond and a judge ordered that she have no contact with her son.

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Trump will do damage to democracy: Obama

Just five days before the bitter presidential campaign comes to a head a new poll today showed a tightening race, with Hillary Clinton's edge over Donald Trump shrinking and few voters saying they remain undecided. This is not what we need in this country, folks". Melania's first stint on the campaign trail since the GOP convention in July was set for Berwyn, Pennsylvania , where she is tasked with countering the public image of her husband as sexist, misogynist and lecherous.

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Will he survive the presidency? Duterte says 'maybe not'

Even if Duterte calls off some joint maneuvers, "the fundamental military relationship between the U.S. and the Philippines will remain robust", although "Duterte will be a very prickly ally". "We continue to regard them as an ally and, obviously, we are having conversations with the government of the Philippines about the future of that", Carter said.

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Voters who want to cast ballots early have to act quickly

But this being Chicago, rigging elections usually meant stopping the Democrats from rigging them more. The same goes for Georgia , which has early voting but doesn't give voters a do-over if they have a change of heart, state officials said.

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McNichols, Mattison lead No

He is also a natural pass catcher with solid reliable hands, ball skills, body control, and a smooth route runner. Trying to stretch a 21-10 lead late in the second quarter, Rypien looked for senior wide receiver Thomas Sperbeck deep down the seam.

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Venezuela talks 'last chance' for peace

Speaking on Thursday, the Venezuelan president criticized the deadline, saying "One can not try to give the talks , peace, an ultimatum". "It is irreversible and they must learn to live with the revolution and to be governed by the revolution, they have to learn the right to be left to govern democratically", Maduro sressed.

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FBI Has Search Warrant To Review Clinton Emails

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Even as some national preference polls tighten, and voters wrestle with news the Federal Bureau of Investigation has found new emails that may - or may not - be related to Clinton's use of a private server as secretary of state, the billionaire Republican needs a dramatic final-stretch rebound in states where the Democratic nominee appears to have the upper hand.

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Lebanon celebrates election of new president

Since then, 45 sessions to elect a new leader have failed due to political infighting that led to of a lack of quorum as Aoun's block and allied Hezbollah lawmakers boycotted the sessions because his election was not guaranteed. Moawad was assassinated on November 22 and the parliament elected Elias Hrawi on November 24 to replace him. But Aoun made no mention of some of the most divisive issues facing Lebanon: Hezbollah's arsenal and Lebanon's position on the war in Syria , where the ...

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Vladimir Putin grants Steven Seagal Russian citizenship

Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk. Seagal has regularly visited Russian Federation over the last few years, and has been pictured alongside Putin. Putin issued the order on Thursday, while his spokesman, Dmitry Peskov said that citizenship was Seagal's idea. Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Russian citizenship to action film actor Steven Seagal .

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IS in Mosul killing its own for 'desertion'

The advancing troops also came under heavy fire from mortars, automatic weapons, snipers and anti-tank rockets. Commanders at the scene said his injury to the neck could have been the result of small arms fire or shrapnel from a mortar round.

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5.3 million Florida votes in; Republicans have 0.03% edge in ballots cast

Minnesotans can vote by casting absentee ballots in person at their local county election offices. Swampscott was one of 34 communities honored by the Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition with a Gold Medal for its commitment to early voting .

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Man claiming to be shower victim to testify in Sandusky case

Amid the conflagration, the department of education quietly opened up an inquiry into whether Penn State officials had violated the Clery Act, a 1990 act of Congress that requires colleges to track and publicly disclose crimes that occur on campus or in the vicinity.

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Syria rebels launch new attacks to end Aleppo siege

The Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces alliance has been fighting to oust IS from areas across northern Syria with air support from the US-led coalition against the jihadist group. The Syrian Army released a similar statement later in the day calling on rebel fighters to cease fire and to "use this opportunity" to leave the city with their small arms.

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Wikileaks drops 27th release of Podesta emails; more ammo for Trump?

The speech was given in October 2014 and was attached to an email sent to her campaign chair John Podesta , whose emails were hacked. Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik provided a "heads up" in an email to Clinton campaign chairman John Pedesta, Politico reports .

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Syria's US-backed SDF says no to Turkish role in Raqqa operation

The United States is continuing to talk with ally Turkey on the role it will play in the operation to seize the city of Raqqa , the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's (ISIL) main stronghold in Syria, U.S. A spokesman for the SDF Talal Selo said in a press conference that took place in Al-Hasakah, north east Syria, "We will see a campaign led by the SDF to liberate the city of Raqqa that is occupied by the terrorist organisation ISIS, but the time for this has not yet been specified".

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"Frei von der Leber": Oettinger bittet um Verzeihung

Ein Kommissionssprecher erklärte, es werde auch am morgigen Freitag eine weitere Unterhaltung zwischen Oettinger und Juncker geben. "Ich wollte im digitalen Sektor, generell bei technologisch geprägten Sektoren aufzeigen, wie dynamisch die Welt ist".

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S Korea president agrees to be quizzed in scandal probe

Park says: "It's true that I lowered my guard and my sense of wariness" of Choi. South Korean President Park Geun-hye leaves after addressing to the nation, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul Friday, Nov. Choi is the first person formally arrested in connection with the scandal. The allegations touched off a political scandal that has plunged the country into the biggest political turmoil in years.

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Clinton and Trump's tightening race causes market jitters

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has edged ahead of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by a point for the first time since May, an ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll suggests . After the 2010 census, MI lost one vote and now has an electorate strength of 16 votes. But he also said there was no evidence they meant to mishandle classified information or obstructed justice, elements he suggested would be necessary for a prosecution.

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Syria rebels renew Aleppo attack before Russian Federation cease-fire

An global inquiry by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has found Syrian government forces responsible for three toxic gas attacks and has said Islamic State militants have used sulfur mustard gas.

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Jammu witnesses uneasy calm after death of eight civilians in crossborder firing

Of the Indian casualties, five civilians were killed in heavy shelling in the Ramgrah sector of India's Samba district, Sheetal Nanda, Samba's district magistrate, told CNN. "Pakistani forces are firing heavy mortars deliberately towards Indian civilian areas. They (Rangers) were clearly informed that talks could happen only at the commander level", said an official.

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@POTUS Social Media to Pass From Obama to His Successor

So the @POTUS Twitter handle will be available to the 45th president starting on inauguration day. All of the Obama administration content will be accessible on new "44" URLs. The archives of both these social media sites will be accessible to the public at Instagram.com/ObamaWhiteHouse and Facebook.com/ObamaWhiteHouse. Along with all the usual responsibilities that need to be transferred, Barack Obama will hand over a new set of reins for the first time: the President's official social media ...

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Woman's Emotional Offer of Support to Iowa Police Officer Draws Tears

Police say they have identified a suspect in the early morning killing of two Des Moines area police officers, warning he is likely armed and should be considered risky. The second was found 20 minutes later several blocks away. He complained to officers that his constitutional rights were being violated because they were throwing him out, but police told him he was on private property and needed to leave.

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Russian warships to avoid Spanish port after criticism

Found a spelling error? Our battle group is in the Mediterranean. "Together we are strengthening deterrence", Mr. Carter said . "We are not in a Cold War situation", he said, referring to when 300,000 U.S. Canada will provide 450 troops as well as light armoured vehicles and other military equipment to the force; Italy has said it will send 140 soldiers.

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South Korea's Park 'heartbroken' over scandal

In a high-stakes address to the nation in the capital Seoul , Park Geun-hye, her voice shaking, said the scandal was "all my fault and mistake". Media here report that Park's political party expects her to apologize and perhaps accept an investigation into her actions.

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North Korean missile launch coming within days

In order to bolster response capabilities in the region, he said the proposed deployment of a THAAD missile battery to South Korea would be carried out in the coming year. President Barack Obama adopted a policy of "strategic patience" toward North Korea, based on the belief that time was on America's side and that if North Korea could be contained then, in due course, as its economy and worldwide position weakened, it would eventually either collapse, reform or at least be ready to do a ...


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