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God told me to stop swearing, says Philippine leader Duterte

Given this, and given the public's overwhelmingly positive views of the United States (and negative views of China), Duterte may be somewhat constrained in just how far he can push a rapprochement with Beijing that comes at the expense of the US alliance.

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Nicaragua's President Ortega wins presidential elections: authority

The former guerilla fighter, 70, who is contesting with his wife, Rosario Murillo, as vice president, gathered 72.1 per cent of votes, with 66.3 per cent of polling stations counted, officials of the electoral board told Reuters. Many Nicaraguans also cite the government's social programs as a major reason for the party's popularity. "I don't think it's worth voting and wasting time, because it's already fixed", said Glenda Bendana, an appliance sales executive in a Managua shopping mall.

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NYPD sergeants shot in Bronx robbery shootout, 1 dead

Two New York City police officers have been shot in the Bronx, reportedly during a shoot-out with an armed robber in the Van Nest section. "The city is mourning and the family is mourning", said De Blasio. The department later wrote that he had been pronounced dead at the scene. Kwo, a 9-year veteran, is expected to survive the gunshot wounds to his leg.

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United Kingdom official: Court ruling won't slow PM's Brexit timetable

This is despite the High Court ruling that the Government can not go ahead with its Brexit plans without Parliament's say so. The Government's answer to the court ruling is an appeal which it hopes to win "What I have been clear about, and the government has been clear about, is that the focus of the work is on this Supreme Court hearing", said a Government spokesperson on Monday November 7th.

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South Korea's Park, rocked by scandal at home, to miss APEC summit

It would mark the first time since the Asia-Pacific leaders' meeting was launched in 1993 that a South Korean president would be absent from the gathering. The widening scope of a formal investigation into Choi Soon-Sil saw prosecutors raid the offices of Samsung Electronics in Seoul earlier Tuesday.

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Turkey's pro-Kurdish party suspends parliamentary activities

There has been a widening crackdown on dissent by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , who blames the attempted overthrow of his government on Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric who lives in the US state of Pennsylvania. The detentions are the latest in a wave of arrests of tens of thousands of teachers, journalists, and intellectuals since the failure of an attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July.

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Melbourne Cup result: Almandin beats Heartbreak City in close contest

One of Australia's most successful businessmen, Williams has now figured in the ownership of five Melbourne Cup winners while jockey Kerrin McEvoy has ridden his second victor of the race. Not that Dance will let that put him off a future Cup attempt. Lloyd had faith in me to get the job done, the horse had a dream run through. "It's a privilege to have a runner".

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No change in conclusion on Clinton emails — Federal Bureau of Investigation director

There was plenty of Republican pushback to that announcement, but it was nothing compared to what Comey has faced - from officials on both sides of the political divide - the past two weeks. The renewed investigation was bad news just over a week before Election Day. After voting in New York Tuesday morning, Trump was expected to return to Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina and New Hampshire later in the day, Conway said.

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Burning of schools in Kashmir most unfortunate: Mehbooba

The Civil Secretariat opened in Jammu , the state's winter capital, today after functioning from Srinagar for the past six months. Commenting on the ceasefire violations at the border with Pakistan, the Chief Minister said, "Neighbours can not be changed and both India and Pakistan have to live together".

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Chetwynd Barracks is to close in 2021, Government confirms

It is hoped selling the sites could save £140 million of running costs over the next decade. "So yes, it's a large number of disposals but it is based in each case on military advice as to how the capabilities the armed forces need can be better clustered and on how the families of those who work for us can be better looked after in terms of job opportunities for their partners and more stability for their children".

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Isakson seeks third Senate term, hoping to avoid runoff

He also wants to assure people voting on Tuesday that the voting machines were tested six months before the election and are working properly. He said none of the reports indicate widespread problems. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has often urged supporters to watch for fraud in some areas, without offering evidence it can occur.

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Pakistan Police Clash with Protesters, Arrest Hundreds

He said Sharif brothers are making the people fight with each other to hide their ill-gotten money and he is waiting for the day when they will be behind the bars. The announcement to cancel the protest came just hours after PTI spokesman Naeem ul Haq had said that the protest would go ahead as planned. PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi - who lost the NA-56 Rawalpindi seat to Khan - has filed two separate constitutional petitions under Article 184 (3) of the constitution, seeking disqualification of ...

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China acts to bar young HK lawmakers from office

China's top legislature took the rare step Monday of intervening directly in a local Hong Kong political dispute by effectively barring two legally elected separatist lawmakers from taking office, setting the stage for further turmoil in the semiautonomous city.

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United Nations can't send aid into Aleppo during pause: spokesman

Insurgent groups, including both Free Syrian Army factions and extremists, are seeking to break a government siege on rebel-held east Aleppo which has been nearly continuously in place since July. "The Russians are adopting a policy of demographic change with the regime and Iran, and their intentions are no longer hidden", an official from the Nour al-Din al-Zinki rebel group said.

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Twitter queen and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj admitted to AIIMS

The Indo- Pak duo, for many months, was struggling get Priya and her family their India visa, just to be able to keep their wedding date. . In reply to the tweet, Sushma assured Naresh that all members of the bride's family will get visas to attend the wedding.

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Clinton email case handling brings tumultuous time for Federal Bureau of Investigation

In the FBI's review of the thousands of emails on Anthony Weiner's laptop, a senior law enforcement official confirmed to NBC News that almost all were duplicates of emails seen by the team investigating Clinton's server. Trump and his allies have seized on that announcement, using it claim Clinton is likely to face criminal charges. Comey's new letter comes after two weeks in which the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been criticized for inserting the nation's top law enforcement agency ...

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Michael Aoun Chosen President of Lebanon

Even though the presidential vacuum is resolved, Lebanon's key political blocs still disagree on nearly everything else - and agreeing on electing a new prime minister and new cabinet could be MPs' next challenge. Aoun also said he would support Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, whose regime Hezbollah has supported. Under Lebanon's constitution, the president must be a Maronite Christian, the prime minister a Sunni Muslim, and the speaker of parliament a Shiite Muslim.

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Premier calls news of alleged nursing home murders 'extremely distressing'

The investigation into one of Canada's worst alleged cases of serial killing was sparked by a tip from the accused herself - the former nurse now charged in the premeditated murder of eight patients at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario, a source has told the Star.

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Afghanistan: Nato-backed forces kill 26 civilians in botched raid

There are reports that the air strikes caused heavy civilian casualties and the claims are now being investigated. At least 30 Afghan civilians were killed and 25 others injured in an air-and-ground operation launched in an area known as Bohd Qhandahari, said Sayed Mahmood Danish, a Kunduz provincial spokesman.

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Israel Rules Out Participating in Paris Peace Conference

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formally rejected France's Mideast peace initiative on Monday, saying Israel would not attend a French-backed global conference before the end of the year. "The world should not allow Israel to continue vetoing the inalienable right of Palestine to be free", Erekat said. But Monday's meeting in Jerusalem between Israeli officials and French envoy Pierre Vimont was the first time the plan had received official rejection.

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Imran Khan vows to go ahead with Islamabad 'lockdown'

Pirate seats trebled Reykjavik ... The violence erupted again on Sunday near Mr Khan's suburban home and at several places on the outskirts of Islamabad . Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan accused the government on Friday of placing him under virtual house arrest in Islamabad as his supporters in nearby Rawalpindi fought running battles with the police.

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Clinton Losing Ground Versus Trump Amid Email Scandal

The FBI has reportedly found emails from Hillary Clinton's private server on the laptop computer seized from Anthony Weiner - and they are not duplicates of those already found in the server probe, according to CBS News . Whether or not the Federal Bureau of Investigation finds any previously unidentified messages containing classified material, the discovery reminded everyone of Clinton's tendency to pile lie upon lie instead of coming clean about her mistakes .

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Uh Oh: Final Reuters Poll Gives Clinton 90 Percent Chance of Winning

United States media, however, predicted substantial to big wins for the 69-year-old Democrat when electoral votes are counted. "If we don't win, I will consider this the single greatest waste of time, energy...and money", he said on the afternoon before Election Day.

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Ignoring Trump, UN talks seek to turn climate pledges into action

Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton has vowed to uphold Obama's domestic energy policies and worldwide climate commitments. Experts in Marrakesh say the Republican candidate can not carry out his threat to "cancel" the still-fragile accord, but a Trump victory might cripple it.

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Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump

Clinton struck a tone of unity in her final address in North Carolina , telling supporters she wants to be president for both those who vote for her and those who do not. Clinton is banking in part on high turnout - particularly among Obama's young, diverse coalition of voters - to carry her over the finish line Tuesday.

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For 1st time, CoverGirl ads feature woman wearing a hijab

All the good feels around this campaign nearly make me want to up my brow and lash game. #Repost, comment, to be a part, and stay tuned for more! CoverGirl is continuing its powerful message of inclusiveness by naming Muslim beauty YouTuber Nura Afia as a brand ambassador.

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Registered nurse focus of 'death investigation' in southwestern Ontario: company

Police said the deaths occurred at nursing homes in Woodstock and London, Ontario, between 2007 and 2014, CTV television news reported. The investigation is ongoing and police said more charges could be laid in the future. The Ontario nurse accused this week of murdering eight patients reportedly faced no disciplinary action during her 21-year career. Wettlaufer appeared in court Tuesday morning and was remanded into custody until November 2, police said.

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Hillary more qualified to become president than Bill: Obama

Trump's chances rest with his performance in Florida, Michigan, North Carolina and OH, which were too close to call on Sunday, when polling ended, and Pennsylvania, where Clinton enjoyed a slim lead of three percentage points. Using just 138 characters, famous - or infamous - US whistleblower Edward Snowden late yesterday demonstrated how the Federal Bureau of Investigation could so quickly analyze 650,000 emails to prove US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did no wrong.

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Hillary Clinton preps for 'national conversation'

He had been expected to hold his last rally in New Hampshire - but added one last event to his calendar as his team made an 11th-hour push into traditionally Democratic states. "Don't let it slip away". Trump's path to victory remained narrow. Trump, a former reality TV star, reveled in the drama and seized the spotlight time and again with provocative comments about Muslims and women, attacks against the Republican establishment and bellicose appeals to build a wall along the United States ...

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Man United: United plan to retain veteran midfielder

But his goal drought ended on 609 minutes when he drove home low past Lukasz Fabianski and he then added another after being fed for the second time by the recalled Wayne Rooney. You know what you need - I know what I need to do to get the maximum out of my team-mates and the same thing on the other side, they know what they need to bring that out of me.

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Florida man, 2 children die after car flips off I-75 bridge

Green III died at the scene of the accident, according to the report. They extinguished the fire and confirmed two fatalities in the vehicle and two other people - a man and woman - had been ejected from the vehicle. Troopers said when the auto went over the interstate, Green and his wife, 26-year-old Tiffany Young, were both ejected out of the vehicle. Young, who troopers described as the children's mother, was taken to Tampa General in serious condition.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director again says Hillary shouldn't be prosecuted

She said of Trump: "I'm 84 and I have never heard a man talk about a woman trying to president or talk about a woman the way he did". Major bookmakers and online exchanges were more confident than public opinion polling that Clinton will win Tuesday's election.

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Kenya to withdraw troops from S

Machar fled the capital during the violence, which derailed worldwide efforts to form a unity government and restore peace to South Sudan. "During the attack, civilians were subjected to and witnessed gross human rights violations, including murder, intimidation, sexual violence and acts amounting to torture perpetrated by armed government soldiers", the investigation said in describing the Terrain Hotel violence.

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Beijing bars two HK lawmakers from taking office

In a unanimously adopted ruling, the Standing Committee of China'sNational People's Congress said it interpreted Hong Kong's miniconstitution-the Basic Law-to mean people elected to the city's legislature can not retake their oaths of office if their first attempt was deemed invalid.

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Syrian Kurds clash with Islamic State militants in battle for Raqqa

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow, reporting from Gaziantep on Turkey's border with Syria, said although the SDF called on global forces to assist the offensive, it has made it clear it does not want Turkish military involvement. An SDF commander said ISIS was fighting back with its favourite tactic of sending suicide bombers in explosives-packed vehicles against the advancing forces.


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