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Vladimir Putin Gives Russian Citizenship To Steven Seagal

Russia's President Vladimir Putin issued a presidential decree Thursday that grants Russian citizenship to action-movie star Steven Seagal, fulfilling a desire that Seagal spoke about as recently as September. "He is well known for his warm feelings towards our country and has never hidden them", Peskov said . Last year, professional boxer Roy Jones Jr .

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Restoration of revered Cyprus monastery 'symbol of unity'

Erdogan and Akinci noted that negotiations were at a sensitive juncture, agreeing that a bi-zonal and bi-communal social structure must be legally secured and a system of guarantees must also be determined. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says a peace deal would be a "game changer" for the European Union and for a conflict-wracked region. A deal to reunite the divided island of Cyprus is within reach, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday as he opened a round ...

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Nicaragua president wins 3rd consecutive term; wife is VP

Mr Ortega, who ran with his wife Rosario Murillo as his vice presidential candidate , faced five other lesser-known candidates in an election that critics of the government had called unfairly tilted against the opposition. Mr Ortega's main opponent, the centre-right Liberal Constitutionalist Party (PLC) candidate Maximino Rodriguez, was a distant second with 14.2 per cent of votes, the board said.

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Israel turns down invitation to Middle East peace conference in Paris

The French peace initiative comes during an intense wave of violence in the West Bank and Israel, which has so far claimed the lives of at least 230 Palestinians and 34 Israelis since September 2015. US mediated peace talks collapsed in 2014. Neither Israeli nor Palestinian representatives were invited to the talks in the French capital. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel-US ties would remain strong regardless of the outcome of the American election on Tuesday, but ...

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8-point guide for non-Americans to this year's US Presidential Elections

There's an important reason Clinton's campaign is focusing on turning out black voters in Philadelphia and Detroit in the final days. The director's initial decision to make a renewed inquiry into Clinton's emails public on October 28 upended the campaign at a crucial moment, sapping a surging Clinton's momentum and giving Trump fresh ammunition to challenge her trustworthiness.

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Clinton, Trump spending election eve in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump told his supporters this was their last chance to buck a broken political system. "Hillary Clinton is being protected by a totally rigged system", Trump said at the rally in Sarasota. In that case the House of Representatives will decide. He added that there was a video of the incident, "and some of the press called him out on it, but the point is that he thought it was okay just to lie in front of all his supporters on TV, wasn't even trying to be sneaky about it".

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Backed Syrian army launch offensive to takeover Raqqa

Progress inside the city will be dependent on the quality of intelligence the Iraqi forces gather from the local population, so the army is moving slowly. "The 40 million Kurdish people would never abandon their push for creating their own state", Ivanov said in remarks carried by the state news agency Tass.

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Australian Senate rejects public vote on gay marriage

With the proposal dead, the Labor now advocates the issue of marriage equality be settled by parliamentary vote. The bill was defeated 29-33 even though Attorney General George Brandis had warned that "the cause of marriage equality will be delayed for years".

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Heavy fighting reported as Kurds lead assault on Raqqa

His comments appeared to be aimed at soothing concerns that Kurdish forces would take over the predominantly Sunni Arab city. The SDF has been the main ally on the ground in Syria for the US -led coalition against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, capturing swathes of northern Syria.

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Peshmerga offensive closes in on Islamic State-held Mosul

Several Islamic State suicide attacks - mainly auto bombings - were repelled by the Kurdish soldiers. The sun rises as smoke billows after an airstrike at Islamic State positions in Bashiqa, east of Mosul , Iraq , Monday, Nov. The Mosul campaign, the most complex military operation in Iraq in a decade, brings together a force of around 100,000 soldiers, security forces, Shi'ite militias and peshmerga, backed by a USA -led coalition, to crush the Sunni jihadists.

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Pro-Kurdish party limits participation in Turkish parliament

The pro-Kurdish HDP, which entered Turkish parliament previous year as the country's third-largest party with 59 lawmakers, has denied being a front for the PKK. He called on the HDP to return to parliament "before it is too late" and said: "No politician can be a shield against terrorism [or] can live in terrorism's pocket while using his position".

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Janet Reno, The First Woman To Be US Attorney General, Has Died

She was an unexpected pick. And, of course, she was there for the impeachment of Bill Clinton . One of the longest-serving USA attorney generals, her Department of Justice handled prosecutions in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and two cases of domestic terrorism, the 1995 Oklahoma City federal building bombing and the "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski.

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Theresa May resists relaxing India visa rules

Whilst welcoming an extension to the Registered Travellers Scheme and increased access to the Great Club , UKinbound will continue to urge the Government to improve its visa system for India as it did for China a year ago. During that period, when May was interior minister, the number of Indian students in Britain fell to 11,864 in June 2015 from 68,238 five years earlier.

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Nothing wrong in keeping early vote site open late

Democratic operatives joked on Twitter that Donald Trump was finally getting his wall — a crush of Nevadans like Garcia who were determined to vote against him. Minnesota, which hasn't voted GOP in a presidential election since 1972, holds the longest such streak of any state. For years, whites turned out more than any other demographic group, which helped shape American politics - especially since whites are the largest demographic group in the country.

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Panama Papers: Pakistan Supreme Court orders corruption investigation against Nawaz Sharif

Imran retracted from his call to march on to Islamabad after a full Supreme Court bench made a decision to form a judicial commission to probe the Panama Papers scandal against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members that they allegedly owned undisclosed properties overseal.

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Detained Japanese journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka released in Iraq

The official met Tsuneoka in the city of Irbil for 30 minutes on Thursday. Following his release, Tsuneoka spoke at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan and said that he had used Twitter to alert his followers that he was alive, albeit in jail.

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U.K.'s Davis Pressed for More Brexit Details After Court Ruling

Brexit Secretary David Davis is making a statement Monday in the House of Commons to explain how the government plans to proceed. Ms May's plans to start the formal divorce procedure from the European Union by the end of March were dealt a blow last week when England's High Court ruled that her government must seek parliamentary approval for triggering Article 50.

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Huge Russian bombing in Aleppo kills dozens of civilians

At least 74 civilians, including 25 children, have been killed during a weeklong rebel offensive in Aleppo , a Syrian opposition monitoring group said Saturday. A woman at Bustan al-Qasr who was covering her face said she hoped the people in eastern Aleppo would be able to leave safely and peacefully. Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, arrived off the Syrian coast this week after a voyage through the English channel and the Mediterranean and its jets are expected ...

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1 in 7 Children Breathe the World's Most Toxic Air

Clean the air for children, a report that reveals how many children breathe toxic air in the world and what steps need to be taken so this can be changed, uses satellite images to give us an idea on who is being affected by the air pollution .

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Alabama braces for Fournette, LSU

The win is the first Southeastern Conference victory over the Gators for the Razorbacks (6-3, 2-3 SEC), who had lost nine straight to Florida since joining the league in 1992. The Tigers entered the game on a three-game win streak under interim head coach Ed Orgeron and the offense had looked rejuvenated after the coaching change.

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Backed Syrian Democratic Forces launch offensive to reclaim IS capital Raqqa

The two cities are the last major urban centres under ISIS control after the jihadists suffered a string of territorial losses in Iraq and Syria over the past year. After it was seized by IS, Raqa saw some of the jihadists' worst atrocities, from stoning and beheading to the trading of sex slaves. Regarding the military action against the IS in Mosul, McGurk said it is the third week of the operation and "everything is ahead of schedule".

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Philippines: Body of female foreigner found on yacht

Her body was found by some local residents early on Sunday morning from a light blue-coloured yacht with " Rock All " inscribed on it. While sailing on the 53-foot Rockall in the Gulf of Aden, Somali seized them and held them hostage for 52 days in 2008.

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Drake's 96-yard kickoff return helps Miami beat Jets 27-23

Offensively, the Jets are averaging 18.8 points and 340.8 total yards (230.6 in passing and 110.1 in rushing) per game. Miami's first lead of the game didn't last much longer than New York's. Bobby McCain picked off Fitzpatrick in the back of the end zone. On the opposite side, Ryan Tannehill also went 17-for-28, but went for 149 yards and one touchdown.

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Canadian diver may have found nuclear bomb off coast of Canada

He said it bore resemblance to a bagel cut in half, with bolts molded into it. He related the story of his unusual find. Smyrichinsky said he then googled the 1950 incident, and found a photo of the bomb in sections, one of which looked exactly like what he found.

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National interests must come first, Venkaiah Naidu tells media

The Congress vice president accused the Prime Minister of lying on the issue of OROP. Naidu reiterated that 21 channels were ordered to be banned for varying durations during the UPA government. On the one-day ban on NDTV India, Naidu said: "We have not done anything which hurts the freedom of the press". "Unbalanced reporting of news about terrorist attacks is likely to inhibit the return to normalcy in the circumstance and indirectly supports the basic design of the terrorists to create ...

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Turkish party protests arrests by halting work in Parliament

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday that the HDP had been funding terrorism and that anyone harming the nation would pay the price. The suspects are charged with links to the Kurdish militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the movement of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed for the failed coup bid.

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Experts wonder why United States official uttered hard N. Korea truth

They are not going to do that. "They are under siege and they are very paranoid, so the notion of giving up their nuclear capability, whatever it is, is a nonstarter with them". U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, Japanese and South Korean counterparts Shinsuke Sugiyama, center, and Lim Sung-Nam, join hands before their meeting in Japanese foreign ministry's Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Thursday, Oct.

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Map shifts again in Trump's favor, as Clinton holds edge

It gave Clinton a four-point lead over Trump, with 47 to 43 percent of the vote in a head-to-head contest and the same margins - 45 to 41 - in a four-way vote that included third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein. The two rivals really couldn't be more different - and the opinion polls have have swung wildly between neck-and-neck and 6 points difference. There is seemingly no limit to where this could occur, but one starting place may be the 15 states with new voting laws .

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Janet Reno, first woman US attorney general, has died

She served about eight years as attorney general under President Clinton, who chose her in 1993 to be the first woman to lead the Justice Department. "I don't know how many times she said to me, 'What's the right thing to do, '" Holder said, according to CNN .

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'Fly The W' Has Practical History For Cubs Fans

His son Durk - who developed a passion for the game like his pops - described his dad as an "ornery cuss", who's now one of the first Cubs fans to witness a World Series in heaven. As Chicago Cubs fans packed downtown Chicago on Friday to celebrate the team's first World Series title in 108 years, one much-maligned fan wasn't among them: Steve Bartman.

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Second Body Found on Property of SC Man Charged in 4 Murders

Wright says he let Kohlhepp talk to his mother. Wright said crews will resume the investigation Monday at Kohlhepp's property. As for the Superbike murders, Wright said Kohlhepp revealed information on the case "that nobody else ought to know".

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Duterte cancels police rifle deal with US

The latest action from Duterte follows speculation that Washington had stopped the sale to the Philippines National Police (PNP). The firearms were supposed to arrive by July 2017, Duterte said. "Who would I kill with these guns I would buy? And we can use the money on some other endeavor, like the reinvigorated Bangsamoro Transition Committee".

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Baldwin blasts FBI director over email probe

On Friday, FBI Director James Comey shook the presidential race by notifying Congress that the agency had discovered new information that may be relevant to an investigation into whether Clinton's use of a private server and private email address violated security rules and laws.

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Final Hours Brings Final Stops For Clinton And Trump

But with just 1 percent of likely voters now in the undecided column, Trump faces a hard challenge overtaking Clinton by the time the voting ends tomorrow night. Clinton still appears to hold an edge over Trump in the campaign's final stretch. The candidates spent Sunday sprinting across swing states as they sought to lock up support ahead of Election Day.

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Watch Secret Service Rush Trump Off Stage Following Disturbance at Reno Rally

RENO, NV - NOVEMBER 05: Police officers and U.S. Secret Service take a man away in handcuffs from a campaign rally for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center November 5, 2016 in Reno, Nevada. The former wrestler attempted to protect himself, but said, "there were people wrenching on my neck they could have strangled me to death". A lifelong Republican held up the sign "Republicans against Trump" at Donald Trump's campaign rally in Reno - then ...


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