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Journalists arrested as Ankara steps up crackdown on dissent

In a message released on Twitter, the agency said IS radical fighters detonated a auto bomb outside the headquarters of the Turkish police in Diyarbakir . Apart from "pushing Turkey further away from democracy", its leaders are "turning their backs on the values, principles, norms and rules underpinning EU-Turkey relations" he said.

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FBI Probe of Clinton Foundation Based Mostly on Allegations in 'Clinton Cash'

Comey's decision to exonerate Mrs. Clinton. After the Fox News interview, the ranking Democrats on the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees sent a letter to the Justice Department, asking the inspector general to investigate possible leaks and citing Giuliani's remarks.

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Melania Trump Worked in the United States Without a Visa

Melania Trump, the wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and an immigrant from Slovenia , was paid for 10 modeling jobs in 1996 before she received legal authorisation to work in the United States, the Associated Press reported on Friday night.

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Journalist shot by police rubber bullet at Dakota Access pipeline protest

More than 140 people were arrested when a protest was broken up by law enforcement almost a week ago. The shots fired marked an escalation in the standoff between sheriff's deputies and hundreds of people protesting the construction of the proposed oil pipeline they say threatens their water and sacred sites around the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.

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FBI fear of leaks drove decision on emails linked to Clinton

On Friday, she issued a statement calling for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide more information, "rather than allowing Republicans to stoke innuendo and falsehoods 11 days away from a presidential election". The new emails turned up as FBI investigators were examining electronic devices used by former Democratic Representative Anthony Weiner in connection with an alleged "sexting" scandal.

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Christie Cancels NH Stump Trip; Dems Want Him Off Trump Team

Both Baldassare and Michael Critchley, Kelly's attorney, said they will appeal. "Those people were terminated by me and today, the jury affirms that decision by also holding them responsible for their own conduct", Christie said. During her time on the witness stand, Ms. Kelly said that she had kept her bosses, including the governor, in the loop about the so-called study. Kelly's lawyer described her as a "scapegoat".

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Cincy man among Obama's 72 latest commutations

One of those sentences was cut to 20 years, and the other to about 23 years. The other five Iowans whose sentences Obama commuted were: Justin L. The commutation program Obama launched two years ago is the most far-reaching in more than 40 years. A Primghar man is one of six convicted of narcotics offenses who received commutations of their prison sentences by President Barack Obama .

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Theresa may blasts Federation Internationale de Football Association over 'outrageous' poppy ban

The two countries' Football Associations made a decision to go ahead with the tribute when they play on Armistice Day, despite any punishment the world governing body may impose on them. He said: "Someone has shared with me on social media an Ireland football shirt that has a special embroidery on marking the centenary of the Easter Rising".

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Korea leader to address nation amid scandal

Despite numerous scandals over the years, no South Korean President has ever resigned or been successfully impeached. Rep. Lee Jung-hyun, head of the ruling Saenuri Party, watches President Park Geun-hye's speech at his office on November 4, 2016.

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Samajwadi Party is one party and one family, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

Amid talks that Akhilesh could give a miss to the silver jubilee celebrations of the party, the chief minister said, "Rath be chaley, sthapana diwas be maney (my rath yatra will go on and establishment day of the party will be celebrated)".

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Ireland, entertainment factor, make Chicago true test for All Blacks

The Munster players formed a figure eight when facing New Zealand's Haka before kick-off, in tribute to Foley's playing number, and promptly channelled the indefatigable former Ireland captain . "It went well today, and everything we gave was for him". Ireland hit a purple patch in 2014 after current coach, Kiwi Joe Schmidt , had taken over the reigns in late 2013.

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China's Xi becomes more powerful with 'core' leader status

At a party congress late next year, half-way through his 10-year term, he will be position to select a new cohort of subordinates, placing those most loyal to him into positions of power, shaping his own future and that of China. Regional cadres began using the term "core" for Xi last December, but it then disappeared, suggesting it ran into opposition, he said. "The objective is to intensify Party discipline", Su Wei, a professor at the Chongqing Committee Party School, told the Global ...

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President Obama's social media posts will live on forever

Both of President Barack Obama's campaigns are known for their widespread adoption of social media and technology to reign voters in, which changed the way political campaigns are run in the 21st century. So why would their White House design choices be any different? Likewise with Instagram and Facebook , the plan says. An archive of the content posted to the Obama White House Instagram and Facebook pages will continue to be accessible to the public.

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Turkey fires over 1000 soldiers, detains university staff

However German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has said that Berlin will not extradite any suspects if they faced "politically motivated" charges in Turkey leading to a frosting of relations between the two states. It said the detainees, whose computers and mobile phones were confiscated, were not being allowed to speak to their lawyers under emergency rule, imposed after the putsch, which allows authorities to block access to lawyers for five days.

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US Prez Obama Defends Man Backing Donald Trump

Trump repeatedly attacked the Democratic nominee over the long running controversy centering on her use of a private email address and server during her years as secretary of state during President Barack Obama's first term. "I'm here all by myself", he added. "The Trump University trial is going to continue on, all the litigation in regards to his business will continue on", another former top House Democratic staffer was quoted as saying.

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Trump Slams Obama for 'Screaming' at Supporter at Clinton Rally

Trump's campaign also hasn't focused spending on the state but three of his children visited in late October. Other important ones are New Hampshire, Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, Colorado, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Nevada. Both candidates held rallies in OH and Pennsylvania on Friday. To do that, Clinton is pressing her case with music and sports celebrities, a strategy Trump dismissed.

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Philippines' Duterte Condemns U.S. for Stopping Gun Sale

He said he had promised to expedite the release of the Vietnamese fishermen in his talk with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. Duterte reiterated that the Philippines is a sovereign country and should not be treated as a colony. It will be tough for Duterte's team to spin his departure as anything other than a massive loss. Another aide told the press he was " really surprised " by the resignation news.

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European Union and Canada sign landmark free trade deal

The free trade deal was expected to be signed days ago, but the Belgian region of Wallonia strongly opposed CETA and almost took the agreement completely off the rails because of its opposition to the pact's investor-state dispute settlement mechanism.

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Bombings kill 10 in Iraqi capital

Earlier Saturday, dozens of civilians in Mosul's Tahrir and Zahara districts emerged from their homes in the hope of being evacuated by advancing anti-ISIS forces. Later, the regular army's ninth division, which has been following the special forces, moved into the eastern Intisar neighborhood, said an officer from the unit who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

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Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 secularist newspaper's staff

More than 2,300 journalists are said to have lost their jobs in the state of emergency, and 200 arrested . "We have no problem with press freedom". Turkey has classified Gulen's network of followers as the "Gulenist Terror Organisation" (FETO), ranking it as an enemy of the state alongside the Kurdish PKK militant group , which has waged a three-decade armed insurgency, and Islamic State.

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More than 30 Afghan civilians killed in air strike: governor

The incident came as the USA military said it had conducted air strikes to protect friendly forces in an operation in Kunduz in which two Americans were killed. "As part of an Afghan operation, friendly forces received direct fire and air strikes were conducted to defend themselves", said Brigadier General Charles Cleveland, of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission.

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Trump sticks to attacking Clinton

He said Tuesday that his position has not changed. And while they vowed an immediate repeal of the law Pence called a "catastrophic failure", the vice presidential candidate vowed a phased rollback of the government subsidies established under Obamacare aimed at lowering health care costs and promised to continue to "protect Americans with pre-existing conditions".

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Shots fired at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, two men detained

Last night "Ataturk" worldwide airport in Istanbul remained with limited access for several hours after a shooting just outside the airport. Vehicles were stopped from entering or leaving the airport during the pursuit of the suspects. Security measures have been markedly stepped up at the airport following the June 28 triple suicide bombing and gun attacks blamed on Islamic State (IS) jihadists that left 47 people dead.

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FBI email probe should not 'operate on innuendo': Obama

How, one wonders, can she say that without knowing what the FBI is investigating? Former New York mayor and Donald Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani is now denying he was leaked information regarding the FBI's new interest in Hillary Clinton's emails by "active" agents, disputing when he claimed the opposite during a radio interview a week before.

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What if? A look at the Electoral College, rogue electors

It's not.It's not even a place. The Electoral College is a process. It speculates that six battleground states - Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and the second congressional district in and around Omaha, Nebraska with 66 electoral votes - will play a decisive role in this week's election.

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Russian Federation gives rebels deadline to leave Aleppo

Insurgent groups, including both Free Syrian Army factions and extremists, are seeking to break a government siege on rebel-held east Aleppo which has been nearly continuously in place since July. The Syrian rebels dismissed Putin's initiative. "This announcement is worthless..." One rebel figure, Yasser al-Yousef of the Nour el-Din el-Zinki group, says his faction and the Fastaqim group have agreed to arbitration on Thursday following an eruption of fighting between their followers the ...

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Turkish court jails nine staff of opposition newspaper

A 30-year-old conflict between the Turkish state and militants from the PKK reignited more than a year ago in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast. Journalists covering Saturday's protest also faced police intimidation. The arrests added to growing global alarm over the use of a state of emergency implemented in the wake of the failed July 15 coup against critics of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Jury finds Rolling Stone, Sabrina Erdely defamed former UVA dean

A federal court jury on Friday found Rolling Stone reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely responsible for libel , with actual malice , over her infamous article that included a debunked account of a fraternity gang rape. The verdict found Rolling Stone , publisher Wenner Media and story author Sabrina Rudin Erdely liable. She is seeking $7.5 million. The trial - which began October 17 - included 12 in-person testimonies, including those of Eramo and Erdely , and six video depositions, ...

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Delhi police's detainment of Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced a financial assistance of Rs1 crore to the family of the retired soldier, who killed himself while demanding the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for retired soldiers.

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India to buy rescue aircraft from Japan for $1.5-$1.6 billion: Nikkei

India and Japan are set to sign a historic civil nuclear cooperation deal during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Japan this week, a move that will boost bilateral economic and security ties and facilitate leading US-based players to set up atomic plants in India.

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U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan operation, military says

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation declined to identify the Americans killed, pending notification of their next of kin. A USA military spokesman confirmed that airstrikes had been carried out to defend the Afghan and US forces that took Taliban fire and that the allegations of civilian casualties would be investigated.

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Change those clocks Sunday morning!

Since then, studies have gone back and forth as to whether any more or less energy is used. Additionally, remember daylight savings time , in the Fall means people will be spending more of their waking hours in the dark. "Now is the time to really focus on getting back to our regular sleep schedule". Why do we have daylight saving time? Many people across the country will be setting their clocks back one hour before going to bed tonight.

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No plan so far for United States advisers to go into Mosul

Iraq has no plans, as of now, to have American military advisers accompany Iraqi forces inside the city of Mosul , which is sought to be retaken from the Islamic State, according to a USA spokesman. "If we tried to go any faster we would take even more injuries". It has been shrinking steadily since past year and Iraqi forces earlier this week reached the outskirts of Mosul , the jihadists last major stronghold in Iraq .

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Florida Early Voting Nears 5.3 Million

Black voters make up 13.4 percent of Florida's electorate and are a core Democratic Party constituency. "You know what I'm talking about", he said. On election night everyone will be waiting to see who can win 270 electoral votes which is the magic number for a win of the presidency. North Carolina has been plagued by other problems since early voting began, including long lines at polling places .

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Early Voting Draws Hundreds to Cast Ballots

Another 31,507 ballots had been cast by people registered with minor parties and 188,191 by Floridians without any party affiliation. There has been a steady stream of mail ballots (formerly called absentee ballots) coming in to election offices.


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