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As Election Day looms, Clinton preaches message of unity

The poll has the Democratic Party nominee on 46.4% and the Republican on 44.4%. "The FBI's swift and thorough review should finally close the door on this Republican sideshow", House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said , adding the election would now be decided "on the merits of the candidates" rather than innuendo.

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Dozens killed in IS blasts targeting Iraqi Shia pilgrims

Early in the day, gunmen, believed to be affiliated to Islamic State (IS) militant group, broke into the house of a tribal leader in Tulul al-Baj area, some 50 km north of Tikrit, and opened fire in the house and killed 16 persons, the source said.

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Clinton, Trump Hit Trail for Frantic Final Day of Campaigning

Clinton, who is trying to become the first woman elected to the White House, had a 4 percentage point lead over Trump in separate polls by Fox News and CBS News released on Monday. "But I've got to say, anger is not a plan, my friends". Comey's move capped a stunning chapter in the bitter, deeply divisive contest. 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 surge in Clinton's ...

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Iraqi Kurdish forces advance into Islamic State-held t

Since October 17, a huge coalition of Iraqi forces have been waging an offensive to retake Mosul, ISIS' major stronghold in Iraq, which has been under the terror group's control for two years. Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government's peshmerga forces attack Daesh terrorists as they move towards Bashiqa center during the operation to clear Bashiqa Town from Daesh terrorists, in Mosul, Iraq on November 7, 2016.

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California's Prop 61 aims to cut cost of prescription drugs

The cannabis industry has realized increased growth over the years and looking back at how far it has come already, it can only be expected to continue on with the same trend. 26, 2016, in Phoenix . The idea seems to be for an investor to look into a niche area within the marijuana industry of which he or she will genuinely want to be a part.

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S African opposition figure Malema seeks to overturn apartheid-era land law

It's becoming unavoidable, it's becoming inevitable - the land will be taken by whatever means necessary", he said on Monday. Malema, speaking near the court, said he was prepared to die for land and that "land is everything" - without land, people had no identity and he "even wanted the dagga back", which raised a cheer from the crowd of about 250 people.

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On election eve, Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by four points

This ground operation advantage for Clinton may carry the day for two other down ballot candidates in North Carolina . White voters overall favor Trump, 54-36 percent, while African-American voters support Clinton, 89-5 percent. So our map reflects that - nearly all of the moves benefit Trump, though because of one potentially determinative move, Clinton still surpasses the 270 electoral votes needed to be president with just the states in which she's favored.

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China, Russia re-strengthen mutual strategic ties

Li arrived here Sunday for the 21st China-Russia Prime Ministers' Regular Meeting and an official visit to the northern neighbor. In addition, major strategic projects between China and Russian Federation, including the Eastern Route pipeline, cooperation in satellite navigation systems and joint development and production of long-haul wide-body aircraft, have greatly promoted the development of high technologies, bringing tangible benefits to the two peoples.

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Evan McMullin cites national security expertise

However, only McMullin is possibly poised to win a state. That's drawn the ire of Trump, who bashed McMullin as a " puppet" of the anti-Trump Republicans in an interview last weekend. McMullin has been embraced by many Republican-leaning voters who are steeped in Utah's culture of courtesy and fed up with Trump's crudeness and antics.

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Philippine MP files petition against Duterte 'attacks'

The petitioner also asked the Court to order Duterte to disclose to her the name of the foreign country, who, according to the latter, "helped him" listen in on her. She complained the President was using the "resources of his powerful office to crucify her as a woman, a human being and a duly elected senator". "I stated in my petition the several occasions where he [Duterte] cursed me and uttered words about my womanhood that had nothing to do with his position as President.

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Republicans Now Outpacing Democrats In Number Of Colorado Ballots Returned

Every ballot is categorized by each voter's registration and does not say how a person voted. In Pueblo County, 24,742 Democrats have voted to date. It is too late to mail in your ballot. Of that total, registered Republicans have returned 652,380 ballots, while register Democrats have returned 645,020 ballots, a lead of 7,360.

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UK PM May promises European Union exit "in full" despite legal challenge

The Secretary of State David Davis was questioned by Members of Parliament on Monday over the the High Court's ruling on the implementation of Article 50. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show , UKIP leader Mr Farage said the court's decision meant the country was faced with "half Brexit", adding the "reach of the European Union into the upper echelons of this country makes it quite hard for us to trust the judgement".

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U.S. recalls Samsung washing machines over explosion risk

And for those wondering the reason for the recall, some machines were exploding too. Korean electronics major Samsung is recalling about 2.8 million washing machines in the USA market after reports of injuries, in an another jolt to the company reeling under the recall and production halt of its flagship smartphone Note 7.

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Iraq peshmerga attack Islamic State town as army battles in Mosul

MOSUL , Iraq - A mass grave containing the remains of about 100 beheaded civilians has been discovered inside a school in a town south of Mosul, Iraq's military said in a statement Monday. officials said. The spokesman for Salahuddin province, Ali al-Hamdani, says Sunday's attack took place in the city of Samarra, 60 miles (95 kilometers) north of Baghdad , where a revered Shiite shrine is located.

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Palestinian teen sentenced to 12 years in Israel prison

Israeli officials on Monday told France that Israel would not participate in a French-led worldwide conference aimed at restarting Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. During the a year ago, France has been leading efforts to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. The last US-backed peace initiative collapsed in 2014, as Israel continued to build settlements in the occupied West Bank , which is regarded to be a slap in the face to the Palestinian's fundamental goal of establishing its ...

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Early voting sets new record in New Mexico

Board of Elections Director Pat McDonald said about 38,000 people cast ballots in person ahead of Election Day this year. Same-day registration: If you are eligible to vote , but not already registered, you can register at the polling place on Election Day.

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Supreme Court refuses to issue order on voter intimidation

In filings in the U.S. District Court in Newark, the DNC cited statements by Trump's team - including running mate Mike Pence and campaign manager Kellyanne Conway - that they were coordinating with the RNC to ensure "ballot integrity" and prevent voter fraud.

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Brexit will still be triggered by April 2017, says David Davis

Labour has said it will not seek to delay the triggering of Article 50, but some Remain-supporting MPs, including ex-Conservative minister Ken Clarke and former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, have told the BBC that they are prepared to vote against it.

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China disqualifies pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers

China has declared that democratically elected pro-independence lawmakers in Hong Kong should not be allowed to take up their seats in the legislature, weighing in on a dispute over the way their oaths were taken during a swearing-in ceremony last month.

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South Korea on high alert against North's threats around USA poll

Reports say it seems Kim Jong Un wants to send the message to the new US President that despite worldwide condemnation and sanctions, the hermit kingdom will not abandon its nuclear and long-range missile development programs. ROK JCS Chairman Gen. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said the test would be created to show the North was not prepared to give up its nuclear weapons programme.

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New Newark archdiocese head urges understanding

Cardinal-designate Tobin said he has always understood his vocation "as that of a missionary disciple, one whom Jesus called to be with him so that he might send me out to preach and heal". The extension included a fifth bedroom, three fireplaces and an indoor exercise pool. In 2013, Pope Francis picked Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda, a 54-year-old canon lawyer with more than a decade of experience at the Vatican, to serve as Myers' co-bishop three years before mandatory retirement after ...

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After protests, South Korea issues arrest warrants for two ex-presidential aides

If Park turns her head away from the demand, Choo said, the Minjoo Party will have no choice but to get into a campaign to force the president to step down. In the televised national address on Friday, Park vowed to accept an investigation by prosecutors into herself if necessary, saying anyone found to have done something wrong would take responsibility for their wrongdoings.

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Polls shows Clinton maintaining 4-point lead over Trump

In Nevada, where more than three-fourths of expected ballots have been cast, Democrats also lead, 42 percent to 36 percent. Both races will hinge on turnout , and that may give a slight edge to Clinton because of her massive ground operation throughout both states, and due to their campaign's massive data operation carried out by the grassroots "ground troops" in those states.

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Annual poppy appeal launched

As our closest home fixture to Remembrance Sunday, we look forward to welcoming The Royal British Legion to the game as our special guests and members will form a guard of honour as the two teams emerge from the tunnel ahead of kick-off. "It is humbling to see the wave of support and enthusiasm by the locals who support the Poppy Appeal in so many ways". Tim represented his constituency by cycling as far as he could in five minutes, with the hope of topping the leaderboard and beating last ...

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Thousands cheer on runners in NYC Marathon

ET to catch the live race broadcast. Molly Huddle, who set a USA record while finishing sixth in the 10,000 meters in Rio, is making her first try at this longer distance. "It has taken me to another level", he said. Clear skies and high security greeted the 50,000 runners in today's New York City Marathon. After a glittering career as a collegiate athlete out of Texas Tech, she won silver medals over 10,000m at the 2011 World Championships and London 2012 Olympics.

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Yamamoto finishes fourth in New York City Marathon

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, from Eritrea, won the 26.2 mile race in 2 hours, 7 minutes and 51 seconds. Keitany, 34, became the first able-bodied runner to win three consecutive New York City Marathons since Grete Waitz won five straight from 1982-1986, as she ran the five-borough course in dominating fashion, clocking in at 2:24:26.

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Ohio State's dinged-up Weber expected to play at Maryland

Nebraska allowed 5.9 yards per carry and two rushing touchdowns but still has the 18th-ranked defense in the country, allowing 18.4 points entering this weekend's action. If the Buckeyes want to best the third-ranked Michigan Wolverines in three weeks, feeding Samuel will be of the utmost importance. The story isn't as bright for the two-loss Cornhuskers.

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North Korea May Provide It's Own Election Day Bombshell

Meanwhile, on Monday, South Korea's military said it was on high alert as Pyongyang may fire an intermediate-range ballistic missile in time with the USA presidential election to be held Tuesday. The US already operates on a "worst-case" assumption that Pyongyang could potentially launch a missile with a nuclear weapon on it that could strike Alaska or Hawaii.

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Beijing's intervention in Hong Kong legislature

Last week, both Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung denounced Beijing's decision to intervene in Hong Kong law . On Sunday, about 13,000 people protested against Beijing's intervention, resulting in clashes with the police, which led to four arrests.

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Michel Aoun Is Elected as Lebonon's New President

Since then, 45 sessions to elect a new leader had failed due to political infighting. Aoun's election is a "moment of opportunity, as Lebanon emerges from years of political impasse", State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement .

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Fox News anchor apologizes for false report of 'likely' Clinton indictment

At the time, Baier said the information was based on "two separate sources with intimate knowledge of the FBI investigations into the Clinton emails and the Clinton Foundation ". U.S. Intelligence sources have confirmed they're preparing for possible hacks affecting electricity, the internet, social media and transportation next Tuesday.

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Body identified as boyfriend of rescued SC woman

A SC kidnapping suspect who confessed to a 2003 quadruple homicide appeared in court Sunday on murder charges in the cold case. Spartanburg County, S.C. "We can't tell anything". He said there was no way, at first, to tell if it was even Carver's body. The coroner is working to identify a body found Friday.

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S. Korea scandal widens, two presidential aides arrested

Police used dozens of buses and trucks to create tight perimeters in streets around the square in front of the palace gate to close off paths to the presidential office and residence. Whatever transpires, the very personal nature of the scandal has severely undermined Park's ability to govern, turning her into the lamest of lame-duck leaders at a time of slowing economic growth, rising unemployment and elevated military tensions with North Korea.

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Quake near Oklahoma oil hub causes substantial damage

An natural disaster has shaken the ground in Oklahoma on the same day Coloradans in Greeley felt movement early Sunday morning. The lawmaker's comments come after a 5.0 natural disaster caused significant damage in the town of Cushing. Scientists have linked Oklahoma's uptick i. Recently, a 4.5-magnitude natural disaster rocked the northern part of Oklahoma with an epicentre near the city of Pawnee.

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Turkey detains 15 in raids targeting Kurdish militant group - Anadolu

It launched a military incursion into Syria in August to push Islamic State militants away from its border and prevent Kurdish fighters from taking ground in their wake. It was not immediately known if the attack was in direct response to the legislators' detentions. The blast caused a large crater near the police building and damaged buildings and businesses nearby.


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