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Syria Monitor 74 Killed in 8 Days of Rebel Aleppo Offensive

About four hours before the pause expired, Syrian state media said seven mortar shells from the rebel-held territory hit one of the corridors in the northern part of the city. Meanwhile, tension between two of the largest rebel factions in Aleppo continued Thursday, a day after clashes between the two groups broke out.

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What happens if there's a tie on Election Day?

Historical data on electoral college votes was obtained from the National Archives . Majority of us have went to school and know what a dictator is. Doug McAdam, a Stanford professor of sociology who studies American politics, argues that four out of five Americans exercised no real electoral voice in the 2012 presidential election because of the Electoral College.

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Missing Chibok schoolgirl found, Nigerian army says

It was a sad day for the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, as one of the most notable Commanding Officers, Lt. Col. Abu Ali was killed along with four soldiers in a night attack by Boko Haram at a military location on Friday. Twenty-one of the girls were released on last month after intricate negotiations with the terror sect. The spokesman, quoted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), stated.

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Trump campaign urges US appeals court to reject order

Reviewing the district court's order, the appeals court sided with the Trump campaign and issued a stay, effectively nullifying Gwin's order for Tuesday's election. Readler of Jones Day wrote in a 15-page legal filing in OH earlier this week. Generally, the order said people must follow established OH laws on electioneering outside of polling places.

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Korea president: Scandal 'my fault and mistake'

Park addressed the nation over the political scandal that sparked calls for her resignation, expressing her honest apology once again after making her first public apology for it last week. Her father, former President Park Chung Hee, and mother, Yuk Young-soo, were both assassinated. Justice Minister Kim Hyun-woong told lawmakers on Thursday that a direct probe into the president could be suggested if an ongoing investigation requires it.

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Erdogan says Europe aiding terrorism with support for Kurdish militants

Kurdish-led Syrian forces backed by the USA announced plans Sunday to retake the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa, urging civilians to avoid "enemy gatherings" in the Syrian city and warning Turkey not. "Europe, as a whole, is abetting terrorism". They have been charged with membership and promotion of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). "We see how the PKK can act so freely and comfortably in Europe", Erdogan said, also in a televised speech on Sunday.

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Review of new emails doesn't change conclusion on Clinton

Weiner was married to longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation uncovered her emails while searching a computer she shared with Weiner. In recent years, many millions have been spent investigating Benghazi and Clinton's emails. He faced criticism for making the announcement without further detail so close to the election.

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Trump Campaign Manager: Reno Protester A 'Democratic Plant'

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson gets 8 percent of the vote, followed by the Green Party's Jill Stein at 4 percent. While an FBI investigation in July concluded that no criminal charges should be brought, the agency's director James Comey announced the case was being reopened just days before election day after new emails "pertinent" to the investigation were discovered.

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Clinton's fierce attack on 'dark, divisive and risky vision' of Trump supporters

She used the moment to blast Donald Trump's "negative, dark, divisive, risky vision", her voice seemingly increasing in volume with every word. "Don't get distracted. Florida is a key battleground state and the candidates know it. Some people are undecided about who they will vote for next week or you may feel like Brian Wilkens.

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M for judicial probe into Bhopal killings

The report suggests that the eight SIMI members had used ingenious methods such as nondescript scrawls in Urdu on registers as messages and imprints of keys on soap bars, to plan their escape. First there was the Vyapam scam, in connection with which about 40 people met mysterious deaths since investigations started, but no kingpins have been unearthed yet.

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Clinton Maintains Lead In Final Poll Before Election

Clinton's numbers have dipped since last week when the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it was reexamining her use of a personal email server while Secretary of State, while Trump seems to be rebounding from his own controversies over sexually aggressive comments he made about women.

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Trump rushed off stage by secret service during speech in Nevada

Less than 30 seconds later, Trump was stopped mid-sentence when two Secret Service agents rushed him off stage to safety behind a black curtain. After Crites was released from custody, he told reporters the incident started off when he raised a " Republicans Against Trump " sign, according to 2News in Reno .

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Philippines: Government wants people to emulate Manny Pacquiao's 'toughness' in drug war

With him being a senator in the Philippines, he could not prepare for this bout as he has done for other fights in the past, but Pacquiao was involved in some tough training sessions with sparring partners to get ready for Vargas. Like many fighters are doing, retiring then when an opportunity calls, they are back in the ring, so what Pacquiao did. Pacquiao blamed the loss on a torn rotator cuff, for which he sought surgery after the fight, while Mayweather was accused of delaying the fight ...

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British PM Theresa May warns MPs against blocking Brexit

Whatever the outcome, May's ability to push through her Brexit agenda has been damaged, and she will likely go to the voters to regain this, Deutsche Bank told clients. "It would give us the chance to put before the British people an alternative economic strategy for this country". Even so, the court ruling makes the already daunting task of taking Britain out of a political and trading club it joined 43 years ago even more complex.

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French authorities start clearing off migrants from Paris camp

Migrants are boarding buses to temporary shelters for processing in an operation that began before dawn Friday, according to Paris police. In a final operation in Calais after the camp was razed over the past two weeks, demolition teams knocked down a makeshift mosque and church that migrants who dreamed of reaching Britain would worship in.

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Islamic State stages counter-attack as battle for Mosul rages on

Numerous remaining militants were non-Iraqis, he said. Twenty-five militants died, but security forces are hunting those who remain, he said. Abadi said progress in the almost three-week-old campaign, and the advance into Mosul itself, had been faster than expected.

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What local Indigenous movements can learn from Standing Rock protest

Other celebrities have shown their solidarity with the Native American tribes who are outraged over the desecration of their sacred lands and fear the pipeline will contaminate their water source by speaking out on social media network sites.

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'Grand' finale: Trump, Clinton to spend final campaign day in Grand Rapids

The candidate never speaks in the spot, but archival images from her previous government roles play on screen. Hillary Clinton could make history by becoming America's first woman president, fulfilling her own long-held ambition to take the top job in the White House.

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Melania Trump worked in United States before getting proper visa

However, the man removed from the rally has been identified, and claims he did nothing but hold a sign bearing the phrase "Republicans Against Trump". "They are wonderful people". It didn't look to me that he had a gun - or at least I didn't see a gun - but people were screaming that he did have a gun and immediately after that Trump was taken off stage.

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Turkish PM dismisses European Parliament chief's press freedom warning

On Wednesday, Mrs Merkel said: "For me and the entire government, it is highly alarming that freedom of the press and speech are being restricted again and again". It said the detainees, some of whose computers and phones were confiscated, were not being allowed to speak to lawyers for five days under emergency rule imposed after the putsch.

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Pakistani Opposition Leader Expects High Court Inquiry To Topple Sharif

Imran Khan again questioned PM's reluctance to resign by saying that PML-N made Rana Mashhood resign over corruption investigation, same happened with Pervaiz Rasheed but Nawaz himself refuses to resign during investigation over Panama scandal.

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FARC and Colombian negotiators say 'Everything is on the table.'

He said the ELN negotiating team had been in Quito since Wednesday night. Founded by radical Catholic priests and inspired by Cuba's 1959 revolution, the ELN has been in on-and-off, closed-door talks with the government since 2014 on how the two sides would conduct negotiations.

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Duterte breaks promise, curses U.S. over gun sale plan

In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby said he regarded Duterte's latest salvo as "inexplicably at odds with the close relationship that we continue to have with not just the Filipino people, but the Filipino government". Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez will meet with American businessmen in the country to discuss their concerns amid increasingly frayed ties between the Philippines and the United States and President Duterte's new focus on China.

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We don't operate on innuendo, says Barack Obama on Federal Bureau of Investigation procedures

Polling has shown GOPers coalescing around their nominee, and a new Washington Post/ABC tracking poll finds a decrease in enthusiasm for Clinton. On Friday, FBI Director James Comey said that the agency would be investigating more of Clinton's emails, adding that he is not sure how long the investigation will continue and "cannot yet assess whether or not this material may be significant".

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United States intelligence director says North Korean denuclearization "probably a lost cause"

Clapper's position is similar to that of some dialogue proponents in Washington , who argue that while the ultimate goal should be denuclearization of North Korea , negotiations in the near term should be targeted at freezing its program.

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Trump rushed off stage at Nevada rally

Upon a thorough search of the subject and the surrounding area, no weapon was found", the Secret Service said. Trump suggested her Secret Service detail should "disarm" and "see what happens to her", which many critics perceived as veiled violent threats against Clinton, or as encouraging violence.

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Dramatic day for Trump on the campaign trail

Upon his return, Trump thanked the Secret Service. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump waves to supporters before his speech at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado on November 5, 2016. The moment Trump was pulled from the stage. Trump's Nevada rally was his third stop - and state - of the day. At least 41 million Americans across 48 states have already cast ballots, according to an Associated Press analysis - significantly more votes four days before election ...

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McDonald's Mobile Ordering Enters Testing

Anonymous sources within the company say the United States market will get mobile ordering by McDonald's - as well as Australia, Canada, France and the UK - next year. With the kiosks - and later mobile payment systems - communication between customers and employees will decrease, and wait times and order accuracy will improve, the fast food chain hopes.

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Calm prevails in Aleppo as "humanitarian pause" in force

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 previous day. Russia's aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is in the Mediterranean and headed for the Syrian coast. The Friday ceasefire has brought about a relative calm in eastern Aleppo , while the militants have rejected the offer.

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17 protesters arrested at North Dakota Capitol

Protesters near the site of the North Dakota Access pipeline clashed with police in riot gear Wednesday who hit dozens with pepper spray . The protesters have been attacked with guard dogs of the corporation that is attempting to build the pipeline.

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Hillary Clinton adds MI stop to campaign schedule

Their effort has largely worked - almost 40 million votes have already been cast, and Clinton holds a wide lead in several states in polls of those who have already voted. The outgoing president will be in Ann Arbor Monday morning. Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence will be at the Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City at 1 p.m.

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Thousands attend Imran Khan's 'thanksgiving rally'

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of supporters of Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan attended a mammoth "thanksgiving rally" in the capital on Wednesday to celebrate a court ruling which requires the country's prime minister to respond to allegations of financial impropriety.

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United Nations chief 'condemns' terrorist attack in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province

Quetta has always been regarded as a base for the Afghan Taliban , whose leadership has regularly held meetings there. It said three attackers were deployed for the attack but did not give the motive for carrying out the attack. Most of the victims were young cadets at the academy and the attack took them by surprise at night whilst they were in their barracks. "We will provide help to anyone who asks against Pakistani security forces, and we will also accept help for this", Sufyan added.

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'Heartbroken' South Korean president Park admits scandal was 'all my fault'

She is in the fourth year of a single five-year term and, even before this scandal , faced criticism over the government's response to a ferry sinking that killed more than 300 and a perceived aloof nature. The scandal gripping the country, meanwhile, revolves around the 60-year-old Choi, whom critics portray as the "eminence grise" of the Park administration.

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Syria: US-backed forces announce bid to seize ISIS 'capital' Raqqa

There has been no comment so far from U.S. officials confirming the operation, but French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Sunday that recent talks between defense ministers from the United States and other major powers touched on organizing the plan to reconquer Mosul as well as Raqqa.


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