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McEvoy rides Almandin to Melbourne Cup success at Flemington

The former German galloper, starting at 10/1, edged Ireland's Heartbreak City (18/1) after a stirring run at Flemington to give jockey Kerrin McEvoy his second Melbourne Cup , 16 years after his first. The Melbourne Cup has also been a life-long dream for Williams. The Irish will, of course, be ruing second place, but they got a terrific ride from Brazilian-born Joao Moreira, the so-called "Magic Man", who started in an unfavourably wide stall.

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What kind of 'change' will Hillary Clinton bring to the White House?

Bush in 1988; and Virginia, whose 40-year run of reliably voting Republican was ended by Obama in 2008 and 2012. Trump's campaign is relying mostly on the Republican National Committee to reach out to individual voters, with a ground game generally seen as far less sophisticated.

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Eden Hazard helps Chelsea thrash Everton, go top of table

Chelsea is a club transformed under Antonio Conte. "He [Hazard] played an impressive game", Conte told BT Sport . WEST HAM 1, STOKE 1 - Slaven Bilic's side looked to be heading to victory when Michail Antonio's header was deflected into his own net by Stoke's Glenn Whelan in the 65th minute at London.

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Officials identify worker killed in Alabama gasoline pipeline explosion

At a Tuesday afternoon news conference, Colonial spokesman Bill Barry said one worker was killed, one was treated for injuries at the scene and four others remain hospitalized. Drivers will remember the severe gas shortages and price hikes in North Carolina and other states in the Southeast. The blaze, which continued to rage late Monday, prompted the closure of the pipeline, which stretches from Houston to NY and provides gasoline for 50 million people, according to company estimates.

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Delhi Pollution An 'Emergency', Says Environment Minister

The Delhi government on Sunday unveiled a slew of steps, including closure of all schools for three days, to battle unprecedented smog levels that have drastically cut visibility and turned the national capital into a virtual gas chamber. Mr Dave has called for an emergency meeting of all Environment Ministers from the states bordering Delhi tomorrow to chalk out a plan of action in controlling the rising pollution levels.

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Court ruling will not delay Britain's Brexit timetable

Unless overturned on appeal at the Supreme Court - or at a potential further appeal to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg - the ruling threatens to plunge the Government's plans for Brexit into disarray as the process will have to be subject to full parliamentary control.

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Emails on Abedin Computer Are Not Duplicates

The FBI brought Hillary Clinton's emails back into the news last week, as the presidential campaign hits the home stretch. However, Obama did not shy away from venting his frustration. "How can I rebuild my life when you have made finding out my "story" the goal of every reporter?" In a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General, Reps.

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MPs condemn High Court's Brexit ruling

Johnson said the British government would stick with its plans to trigger divorce proceedings by the end of March despite a court ruling on Thursday that demands the government consult parliament before invoking Article 50 of the European Union treaty to serve notice to its 27 partners.

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Iraqi units clear Mosul buildings after advances, Islamic State attacks

Jabouri said a man he described as a senior Islamic State figure, Ammar Salih Ahmed Abu Bakr, was killed by federal police - who are fighting with the army in Hammam al-Alil - as he tried to escape from Hammam al-Khalil by vehicle. Five local police officers from the ISIS-controlled village of Hammam al-Alil, 30 kilometers southeast of Mosul , now in Jadah camp, said that since the Mosul operations began, ISIS fighters had pushed thousands of families from at least 106 nearby villages and ...

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Relative Calm as Humanitarian Pause Begins in Syria''s Aleppo

Syrian state media said a Syrian reporter was also wounded. The city of Aleppo and its surrounding environs have become one of the main theaters of the Syrian war. Later, residents reported airstrikes on the front line with western Aleppo . Senator Frants Klintsevich, who carries little political weight, told the Interfax news agencies on Thursday that a "purge will begin" if "there are no results" once the pause ends.

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South Korean President Park: 'Everything is my fault'

Reflecting the public's anger, President Park saw her approval rating crash to 5 percent this week, the lowest ever for a sitting South Korean president, according to the survey conducted by Gallup Korea. Park will be the first president in the history of Korea to be investigated while in office. "These latest developments are all my fault and were caused by my carelessness", Park said, adding that she had suffered "excruciating heartbreak" for being the cause of so much public concern and ...

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Trump campaign appeals voter intimidation order

Compare this to the Democrat's 36 "safe" seats, and one can see an immediate advantage for Clinton's party: the GOP stands to lose almost 24 seats while the Democrats can only lose 10. The Democrats had also pointed to statements made by state party chairs in MI and Pennsylvania - officials who are also members of the RNC - laying out plans to take on ballot security efforts.

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S. Korea prosecutors OK arrest of Park's aides

Dozens of police buses are parked in streets around City Hall and also a square in front of an old palace gate, which the police plan to close off to prevent protesters from marching toward the Blue House, the presidential office and residence.

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South African President Zuma faces being kicked out over corruption report

The report recommended Zuma institute a commission of inquiry into the allegations of state capture‚ and for it to be headed by a judge selected by the head of the Constitutional Court. His current term as president is due to run until 2019. Ms Madonsela's report was triggered in March, when the deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas alleged that the Guptas had offered him the finance minister role, in doing so making "a mockery of our hard-earned democracy".

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An American just won the UK's biggest book prize

The final shortlisted book " Eileen ", the debut novel by American Ottessa Moshfegh, follows a disturbed young woman who cares for her alcoholic father and works in a youth prison. It was publisher Oneworld's second Man Booker victory after winning the 2015 prize for "A Brief History of Seven Killings" by Jamaican Marlon James.

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President Obama Will Campaign for Clinton in Michigan Day Before Election

On Thursday, Clinton was to hold two events in North Carolina, where early voting has already started in the race for the southern state's 15 electoral votes. And both nominees were still talking about Clinton's Friday night event in OH with Jay-Z and Beyoncé. "My personal favorite part - Beyoncé had her backup singers in pantsuits", Clinton said with a laugh at her rally in Pembroke Pines, Fla .

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Turkey orders formal arrest of 9 Cumhuriyet newspaper staff

Ankara, which says US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen orchestrated the July 15 putsch, has launched a crackdown in which 110,000 civil servants, judges, prosecutors and police have been suspended or dismissed over suspected links to the preacher.

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Paris police clear 'Stalingrad' migrant camp

The number of people living around the Stalingrad station swelled from a few hundred to thousands following last week's closure of the migrant camp in the northern port city of Calais known as the Jungle . There were cheers, applause and tears in the crowd of migrants as the first three buses departed. The departure of the women and their children, who had been housed in a centre at the edge of the camp near the port city of Calais , completed a mass, state-run relocation of almost ...

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Two police officers killed in 'ambush' attack

In a back-and-forth with officers that lasts for almost 11 minutes, officers say they could take a report but they cannot let Greene back inside the stadium because the school has banned him from the property. Greene was charged with harassment. The 66-year-old wrote that her son told one of her friends that he would move and not bother her again if she gave him $20,000.

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Swing states the focus as election day looms

Polls suggest a Florida nail-biter. Trump has courted working-class white voters on the strength of his celebrity, having scared off many would-be Republican allies during a campaign marred by extraordinary gaffes and self-created crises.

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Blue Jackets crush Canadiens 10-0, Jets win

Three Blue Jackets stood out in the last three games amongst others. Seth Jones and David Savard added goals for the Blue Jackets, who led 8-0 after two periods, with half those goals coming on power plays. By handing the Sharks their second straight loss on home ice and third in a row overall, the Penguins swept the two-game season series four months after needed six games to capture the Stanley Cup over San Jose.

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Islamic State claims Irish man killed in Iraq

Tal Afar is around 80 kilometres west of Mosul. The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is investigating the matter. The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is investigating reports that an Irishman was killed when he detonated a auto bomb near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Friday.

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Led Syrian rebels announce campaign to retake ISIS capital

SDF commanders hold a news conference in Ain Issa to announce the operation to retake Raqqa from ISIS. The announcement comes as USA -backed Iraqi forces had entered the eastern edges of the IS-held city of Mosul and were working to push deeper into the last IS urban bastion in Iraq.

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Sparkling Chelsea go top after City are held

After Chelsea's fifth goal went in, almost half of the travelling fans left to a loud chorus of "is there a fire drill?" Ronald Koeman opted for a back three to try and counter the home side's flourishing 3-4-3 system and it backfired spectacularly as the Toffees' previously stubborn defence was torn to shreds.

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Beholder wins at Breeders' Cup

All the rest, including Stellar Wind, were spectators. Beholder's blue earplugs and black earmuffs were in place. Masochistic, the 8-5 favorite ridden by Mike Smith, returned $4 and $2.80, while Mind Your Biscuits was another nose back in third and paid $4.60 to show.

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Russian Federation scraps Spain fuel stop for Syria-bound warships

Vasily Nioradze, spokesman at the Russian embassy in Madrid, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the request has been canceled , but he gave no details. Britain will send hundreds more troops close to Russia's border, the Government has said, as the Prime Minister also called for "pressure" on Moscow over the Syria crisis.

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Turkey's Erdogan accuses Germany of harbouring 'terrorists'

Cumhuriyet vowed "we will not surrender" in a front-page headline. Prosecutors accuse staff at Cumhuriyet , one of few media outlets still critical of President Tayyip Erdogan , of committing crimes on behalf of Kurdish militants and the network of Fethullah Gulen, a USA -based cleric blamed for orchestrating the July coup attempt.

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Rebels Step Up Aleppo Offensive With Car Bombs

Aleppo has become the scene of ferocious battles between the Syrian army and the militants holding the city's eastern districts, with many worldwide organizations voicing their concern about the civilian population trapped in the city torn by war.

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No place for 'innuendo' in Clinton FBI probe: Obama

Since Comey's letter, FBI agents have leaked information about a separate investigation into the Clinton Foundation - one that has continued despite the Department of Justice concluding last February there was no wrongdoing worth investigating, according to a Wall Street Journal report .

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BSF retaliates heavily, targets 14 Pak posts along IB

Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British rule in 1947. Pakistani Rangers started firing with small arms, followed by mortar shelling at one place and spread it to 4-5 places in Ramgarh and Arnia sectors of Samba and Jammu district from 0630 hours today, BSF DIG said.

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Tension along Indo-Pak border

The army added that a suspected militant was also killed in this operation. Throughout on Saturday, intermittent exchange of fire continued in Jammu and Kathua districts where Pakistani troopers had started heavy shelling targeting civilians and BSF posts on the International Border.

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Police start evacuating Paris refugee camp on heels of Calais closure

Abdel, a young Sudanese migrant said: "We knew police were coming today thanks to journalists and associations". Officials said that around 88 buses were being used to clear the migrants from the camp and send them to 80 reception centres across Paris .

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Syria monitor: 74 killed in 8 days of Aleppo rebel offensive

Russian Federation is expected to resume its bombardment of Aleppo once the evacuation window closes later Friday. She also said that the money spent on the protest could be instead sent to Aleppo to help the needy and do some real good.

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IS claims responsibility for Turkey attack

A Turkish court ordered the arrest of nine executives and journalists of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper before their trial on Saturday, media reports say, in a case that has sparked worldwide concern about freedom of expression in Turkey.

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Iran congratulates Lebanese presidential victor

However, over the past year Saudi confidence in Hariri had waned, as had his efforts to draft a rival candidate, Sleiman Frangieh, as president. A third, centrist bloc, meanwhile, is led by Druze politician Walid Jumblatt and former Prime Minister Najib Mikati.


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