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Met Office issue snow warning for Aberdeenshire

The yellow warning (advising awareness) is in place from noon on Tuesday, November 8 until 9am on Wednesday, November 9, and predicts snow during the afternoon and evening, with temperatures dropping to 0°C. Drivers are being asked to plan ahead and there is a low risk that some villages on higher ground could be affected by road closures. Motorists are being warned of hard driving conditions in some areas from 12noon on Tuesday (8 November).

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39 persons killed in three Iraqi attacks

They were heading to the city's revered Shia shrine, the Golden or al-Askari mosque, about 500 metres away. One bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at the southern entrance to Tikrit, while another other blew up an ambulance at a auto park in Samarra, possibly in concert with a third bomber.

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United Bank of India to raise Rs 300 cr, Q2 profit slumps

ICICI's provisions, which include charges for bad loans, jumped to 70.83 billion rupees in the September quarter from 25.15 billion rupees three months earlier and more than seven times higher than a year earlier. The bank's board of directors has approved preferential allotment of equity shares to Life Insurance corporation (LIC) or any fund up to Rs 300 crore.

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Janet Reno, former US attorney general, has died

She faced criticism early in her tenure for the deadly raid on the Branch Davidian compound at Waco, Texas. In 2000, after months of dispute between the USA and Cuban governments, Reno ordered the seizure of 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez , the only survivor among a group of 13 Cuban immigrants found off the coast of Fort Lauderdale in November 1999.

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Iran's foreign minister is first to meet Lebanon's new president

Relations between the two countries deteriorated after Saudi Arabia halted $4 billion in military grants to Lebanon and warned its citizens against traveling to the country in February. "The resilience of Lebanon, its people and its resistance and the resilience of the peoples of the region will inflict an terrible defeat on the terrorists and the extremists", Zarif went on to say.

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Clinton Leads in Early Voting, But Election Day Voters Back Trump

Trump is now ahead of her in New Hampshire, which is where he plans to end his campaign on Monday. In a statement, Trump thanked the Secret Service, Reno and Nevada law enforcement for "their fast and professional response". Obama won Florida in both 2008 and 2012, but prior to him only Bill Clinton in 1996 had won the state for the Democrats since 1976. Much of the Clinton campaign's messaging has focused on encouraging voters to think about how children will hear Trump's words, ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton (again) but Trump is having none of it

On the frenzied final day of their historic fight, the two candidates are holding blow-out rallies in the handful of swing states that will decide who leads the United States. Both campaigns have focused on getting people out to early vote. Trump continues to suffer from a surrogate disadvantage as high-profile Republicans have shied away from publicly rallying for the polarizing candidate, meaning Trump and his vice presidential nominee are doing much of the heavy lifting.

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Turkish prime minister says Kurdish opposition funded terrorism

According to Erdogan, some of the money and arms the West sends to Kurdish militants now fighting Daesh terrorists in Syria end up in the hands of the PKK and are being used to kill Turks in organized terrorist attacks. Demirtas tweeted late Thursday that "police officials are at my door in my Diyarbakir house [in southern Turkey] to detain me by force". Prime Minister says Kurdistan Workers Party behind Friday blast that also wounded more than 100 after ISIL makes claim .

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Journalist shot with rubber bullets during ND pipeline protests

But the Corps said in an environmental review that the crossing wasn't viable since it was more than 10 miles longer and required crossing more water, wetlands and real estate, and posed a potential threat to Bismarck's water supply. People who remained standing in the water had pepper spray, OC (or oleoresin capsicum) gas and a concussion grenade used on them by Morton County sheriffs, North Dakota Highway Patrol and unidentified out-of-state law-enforcement personnel, according to Unicorn ...

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Anichebe reveals he played against Bournemouth with cracked rib

But their efforts haven't been enough to keep the Wearsiders' heads above water, nor has it put them in the win column until this point. On the other hand, Slaven Bilic's position is looking relatively secure after steadying the ship following a rocky start to the campaign, with the West Ham boss now priced at11/1 (12.00) thanks to a run of just one defeat in five league games.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump make closing arguments in five states on Monday

From left, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.; former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; actress Debra Messing; Sen. In that case the House of Representatives will decide. While showering his wife with affection, Trump also boasted Saturday that he doesn't need stars to fill his venues. "People say all the time they want change".

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Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Hillary Clinton in latest email review two days before election

Meanwhile, Mr Trump voiced new confidence as he brought his campaign and his dark visions of a rigged American economic and political system to longtime Democratic strongholds. Only around half of the likely voters were comfortable with either candidate as president. Clinton leads among those who are early voters, 53 percent to 39 percent, while Trump is up among those who will wait to vote on Election Day, 48 percent to 41 percent.

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Duterte blames 'monkeys' for halt of US arms sale

Asked if the recent cancellation of the sale of 26,000 M4 rifles to the Philippines was intended as a rebuke to some of Duterte's rhetoric, White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz said, "I don't have a tick-tock to share on that decision".

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Janet Reno dead at 78

At 6 feet 2 inches tall, the self-described "awkward old maid" was a visible member of the Clinton administration, and parodied her own image on an episode of the satirical television program Saturday Night Live . Her last foray into politics was the race for Florida governor. Janet Reno , the first female US Attorney General, has died at the age of 78. After Waco, Reno figured into some of the controversies and scandals that marked the Clinton administration, including Whitewater, ...

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A look at Electoral College rouge electors

It's that time again: time for Americans to figure out how, exactly, their presidential election works. Jefferson and Adams were named president by the Electoral College procedural following an election. Once the votes are received, a final certificate is processed and forwarded to Congress to place in their official records. There are 538 popularly-elected members of the Electoral College, allotted to each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on their representation ...

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Thanks to Vladimir Putin, Steven Seagal is now a Russian citizen

A notice posted on the official Kremlin website early Thursday announced that the president signed an executive order granting the 64-year-old citizenship of the country. Seagal, who was born in MI, does have Russian roots as his grandmother lived there. According to Daily Mail, Seagal is not the first high-profile person to be granted Russian citizenship.

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Airstrike Kills Dozens Of Civilians in Kunduz

He added that 26 Taliban fighters, including two commanders, were killed in the fighting that also killed four Afghan special operations forces and injured six others. Women and children are among the dead. " We have no evidence at this point of any civilian casualties, but we take all allegations very seriously ", he said, as cited by the New York Times.

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German manufacturing orders down in September

Credit Agricole, BNP Paribas and Societe Generale Group are up 2-3 percent. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes.

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Dollar strengthens as election seen swinging toward Clinton

Investors have tended to see Ms. Clinton as a more status quo candidate and expect her victory to clear the path for a US interest rate hike next month. Sterling GBP= also slipped against the dollar, falling 0.9 percent to $1.2408. "Markets want continuity and essentially they want what they have priced in and both point towards Clinton".

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Two Kannada actors died while shoot

The stunt act is the climax of a scene in the upcoming film " Maastigudi " where the hero (Vijay) chases the two villains trying to escape in a chopper from the lake shore. But first time I am jumping from a height. Duniya Vijay was rescued by a coracle as per reports. A criminal case is being registered against the film unit.

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Hong Kong: China steps into political dispute amid pro-independence protests

The Hong Kong Bar Association has said an intervention by Beijing now would deal a "severe blow" to the city's judicial independence and undermine global confidence in Hong Kong's autonomy. Yau, 25, and Leung, 30, represent a powerful push for freedom driven by Hong Kong's youth. Leung told reporters Monday that the duo from the radical Youngspiration party "deliberately violated the oath-taking procedure and content requirements of the oath".

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US will provide air support in Raqqa battle

USA -backed Syrian forces on Sunday said they would march on the northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State group's self-styled caliphate. Ehmed said, according to the Associated Press. Turkey, another ally in the coalition, disagrees sharply, calling them terrorists aligned with Turkey's outlawed Kurdish militants.

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Janet Reno, first female US attorney general, dies

Janet Reno , the first woman to serve as USA attorney general and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, including the seizure of Elian Gonzalez, died early Monday. With medication to control the trembling, she continued her work and became an inspiration for other patients managing the disease. After leaving Washington, Ms Reno returned to Florida and ran for governor in 2002, but lost in the Democratic primary.

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Clinton holds 4-point lead among likely voters

Although Clinton's four-point lead is beyond the poll's margin of error, it's still a steep decline from the 11-point lead the Democratic candidate enjoyed last month shortly after the release of the Access Hollywood tape. Clinton had appeared to be heading for a sweeping victory before the Federal Bureau of Investigation review, but Comey's announcement blunted her momentum.

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United States troops killed in Afghanistan operation, military says

Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan and NATO's Resolute Support mission, also offered condolences in a statement. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation launched air strikes in the area after two USA soldiers were killed.

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Trump Camp Condemns Anti-McMullin Robocalls From White Nationalist

Johnson has used similar telephone shenanigans to slam Mitt Romney, who criticized Trump for not distancing himself from racist public figures and called the reality television star a "fraud". McMullin's mother, Lanie Bullard McMullin, did indeed marry a woman after her divorce from his father. Evan is OK with that. His mother is a lesbian, married to another woman.

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Gov. Mike Pence campaigns in Holland ahead of Election Day

Identity also played a strong role in Pence's speech Friday night, after he promised to repeal Obama's relations with Cuba, "until real political and religious freedoms are a reality for all the people of Cuba", Pence said. He added, "and we will restore law and order in every city and every community in this country". We need a president who is on our side in our fight for our country's worldwide standing and for the safety of the world and our American way of life.

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Governor says no damage at Oklahoma oil hub

The USGS originally said it was a 5.3 magnitude quake; however, it was later downgraded to a 5.0. Geologists have recorded several aftershocks in Oklahoma following a 5.0 quake that struck Sunday night, causing damage in the town of Cushing.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director tells Congress that Clinton should not face charges over emails

Ms Clinton campaigned in OH with National Basketball Association star LeBron Jones, before moving on to New Hampshire where she was to appear with the father of slain United States soldier Capt Humayun Khan. However, it's not clear as to whether he spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch directly. The official said numerous communications involved in the new review were duplicates of emails analyzed during the initial inquiry.

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Beijing won't let Hong Kong politicians take office

Hong Kong faces a crucial test with next year's chief executive selection process, overseen by Beijing at every level. The article's very ambiguity is one of the reasons why Hong Kong people are deeply opposed to it. Li decried the two as "traitors" and recounted Japanese World War II atrocities in Hong Kong in graphic detail, telling of nurses raped and bodies bayoneted and tossed into the Hong Kong harbor.

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Turkey's Pro-Kurdish Party Pulls out of Parliament

Two HDP lawmakers wanted by Turkish authorities "attended and delivered speeches at a pro-PKK demonstration in Brussels on Saturday", Anadolu said in a separate report. Hundreds of charges were filed against HDP lawmakers following the new measure and the party decided not to voluntarily appear in court to testify. The government accuses the HDP, which made history past year by becoming the first Kurdish party to win 10 percent of the vote and enter parliament, of financing and supporting an ...

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On Sabarimala, Kerala government makes a U-turn in Supreme Court

Earlier, the three-judge Bench led by Justice Dipak Misra included Justices Gopala V. Gowda and Kurian Joseph, who were replaced by Justices C. Nagappan and R. The Supreme Court on Monday said that it would consider referring the case challenging the ban on entry of women at the Sabarimala temple to a larger constitution bench.

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Obama Responds to Comey's Clinton Letter: 'We Don't Operate on Innuendo'

Still, Clinton had appeared to be heading for a sweeping victory before Comey's first letter to lawmakers, in which he stressed the Federal Bureau of Investigation could not yet assess "whether or not this material may be significant", or how long it might take to run down the new investigative leads.

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As Secretary of State Clinton Asked If Weiner Could Deliver 'Secure Phone'

But another FBI source disputed the level of support Trump has within the bureau, according to The Guardian. That same Washington Post/ABC News poll also showed that Trump voters are way more excited about their candidate than Clinton voters.

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Korea's president quit over scandal

South Korean protesters wear masks of President Park Geun-hye, right, and Choi Soon-sil. Park has been scrambling to restore trust in her administration amid the deepening crisis, reshuffling ministers and senior advisers to bring in figures from outside her ruling conservative Saenuri Party.


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