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South Korean president's concession could spell end of power

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn or Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will reportedly join the regional forum on behalf of Park. The concession was another political blow to Ms Park, and new evidence of her much-diminished political authority as the scandal continues to unfold.

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US Election: The key battleground states to watch out for

In a battle centered largely on the character of the candidates, Clinton , 69, a former secretary of state and first lady, and Trump, 70, a NY businessman, made their final, fervent appeals to supporters late on Monday to turn out the vote.

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Springsteen urges 'right side of history' in Clinton rally

Trump commented on Clinton bringing in various celebrities at his Raleigh rally saying artist Jay-Z and Beyonce couldn't bring in the crowds like the ones at his rally. We listened to the first female presidential nominee from a major party address her voters, and we were reminded of all of the firsts that had taken place on these same city blocks.

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan claims Europe aids terrorism

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, the jihadists' Amaq news agency said. On Friday, HDP chairmen Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, and seven other HDP members of parliament were arrested on a variety of terrorism-related charges.

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Trump voters could be the wild card for exit polls

It's worth noting that the result could shift significantly over the course of the day. Seventeen percent of voters say they were contacted by Clinton's campaign by phone or in person, compared to only 8 percent who say Trump's camp reached them.

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Texas governor planning to spend election night at home

Texas' Secretary of State Office tracks the number of precincts but not polling stations. From Athens to Ore City, the opinions of voters in this election have shown interesting trends. It has flipped between parties three straight election cycles. All Texas House seats and 16 state Senate seats are also up for election. There are seven acceptable forms of photo ID in Texas: Texas driver's license or ID card, Election Identification Certificate, state-issued concealed handgun permit, ...

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More than 100 decapitated bodies found in Mosul

Safeen Rasoul told Reuters . Underscoring concerns about humanitarian fallout from the battle, Iraqi troops discovered what could be a mass grave some 30 miles southeast of Mosul, according to Iraqi Lt. Baghdadi, whose whereabouts are unknown but who is believed to be in northern Iraq close to the Syrian border, has told his followers there can be no retreat in a "total war" with their enemies.

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Hinckley's landmark buildings to go red for Poppy Appeal

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) have launched their latest Poppy Appeal after raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for the Royal British Legion. As for those who choose not to wear the poppy; they're from all areas of the political spectrum too, devout churchgoers or otherwise. But should you wear a remembrance poppy? THE ROYAL British Legion gathered at The Mercury Mall last Wednesday for a poppy appeal in preparation for Remembrance Day.

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Corbyn calls on May to set out Brexit terms 'without delay'

Former ministers called on her to address the angry backlash after three senior judges upheld a challenge to her right to start the departure process without MPs having their say first. Corbyn told the Sunday Mirror that Labour's "Brexit bottom line" would require guarantees for access to the single market for exporters, continued protection of workers' rights, safeguards for consumers and the environment, and pledges that Britain would make up any loss of European Union capital investment.

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South Korea: Park willing to relinquish some power amid scandal

Lurid reports of the unhealthy influence Choi wielded over Park have sent the president's approval ratings plunging to record lows and triggered mass street protests calling on her to resign. It is not clear if she will keep control over diplomacy and national security as her Saenuri party suggested, or give up all power and be a symbolic head of state as the opposition demanded.

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Trade on agenda for first United Kingdom visit by Colombian president

Santos, who is due to hold a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, said Britain and Colombia would remove one barrier to trade by signing a double-taxation agreement. Colombia is scrambling to save a hard-won peace deal after voters last month narrowly rejected a deal as too lenient on the rebels, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), in a shock result that plunged the situation into uncertainty.

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My Final Prediction: Hillary 303, Trump 235

Hopefully everything's going to be on the straight and up". It's not clear what explains Trump's visit, in the final week of the election, to Minnesota, which has been a solidly Democratic state since the Great Depression. Clinton closes the ad by saying that she approves this message for "one last time". He said "we are gaining on Hillary Clinton every single day and we feel very confident that by Tuesday, Trump is going to win; we are very confident about that".

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Another body found on Kohlhepp's property, 2003 murder confession

The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said in an investigative report filed Saturday that he confessed to the killings. Authorities said Kohlhepp is the suspect in at least three other murders. 'And if she had not been found alive, we wouldn't be sitting here having an interview right now'. Kohlhepp is also charged with the womans kidnapping, and prosecutors say more charges are expected.

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California votes on whether to curb drug prices for millions

The expensive and contentious campaigning over Prop 61, which has drawn enthusiastic support from Vermont Sen. Of the states voting on the issue, ME has the lowest minimum wage at $US7.50 per hour and voters will be asked if they want it increased to $US12 by 2020.

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Long lines, raised voices, one Donald Trump lawsuit on U.S. election day

As of mid-afternoon, Chicago turnout was at 50.9 percent (early voting and ballots cast Tuesday), with authorities looking at end-of-day turnout that could surpass 75 percent - about where it was in 2008 and 2012. Same-day registration is not available on Election Day. But others said that this election is different, meaning long lines are a distinct possibility.

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Pot, charter school questions grab attention in Bay State

A proposal asking whether to allow up to a dozen new or expanded charter schools each year outside of current state caps has also been fiercely contested. "One-size education is not appropriate for all", said Logan. Parents who can't send their kids to private school or parochial school. Although a private company, SABIS, operated FRCS when it first opened, that is no longer the case for the school.

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In defeat, SKorean president to let parliament choose her PM

No South Korean president ever has resigned in office. The announcement Tuesday by Park Geun-hye is a major concession that could severely curtail her ability to govern in the year she has left in her term. Park also hopes to meet the leaders of opposition parties, Yonhap quoted her spokesman as telling reporters. Park has publicly apologized twice for the scandal but her approval rating has plunged to 5 percent according to a Gallup poll released on Friday, the lowest since such polling ...

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France identifies suspected coordinator of Paris, Brussels attacks

Seven attackers killed 130 people in multiple gun and bomb attacks across the French capital. The source said that investigators found proof on the laptop of one of the Bakraoui brothers. Atar is the cousin of Ibrahim and Khalid El Bakraoui - two brothers who blew themselves up in the Brussels attacks. He is now linked to last November's Paris attacks as well, Agence France-Press reported .

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Hillary Clinton Casts Her Vote In New York

The former secretary of state was leading Trump by about 45 percent to 42 percent in the popular vote, and was on track to win 303 votes in the Electoral College to Trump's 235, clearing the 270 needed for victory, the survey found. "It is the most humbling feeling". "I know how much responsibility goes with this". "It's very good generally speaking". Asked if he would concede if the TV networks declared Clinton the victor, he answered, "Well, we'll see what happens".

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'Do for Hillary what you did for me,' Obama urges Americans

As it turned out, Obama's victory that night over Republican nominee Arizona Senator John McCain was both sweeping and decisive, and gave the United States its first black president in an epochal moment. "We have to heal this country, we have to bring people together, listen and respect each other", she said. Obama reminded voters that his administration rescued the state's dominant auto industry from the brink of collapse in 2008.

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Turkish lira hits new historic lows after Kurdish party crackdown

You would not listen ... "Let all of their supporters know this, inside and outside Turkey", he said in a speech broadcast on television. On Friday, the United States joined other countries - including France, Germany and the United Kingdom - and the United Nations in expressing concern about Turkey's arrest of pro-Kurdish politicians and blocking of the Internet.

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United States stocks recover as voters hit polls

It wasn't much better in 2012, when Election Day was followed by a two-day drop that swelled to 3.6 percent in the S&P 500 , at the time the worst drop in a year. Global stock markets were steady Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, following strong Wall Street gains the day before, as investors focused on the final hours of a tight US presidential race.

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Pro-Kurd party quits Turkish parliament over arrests

Erdogan said the PKK, listed as a terrorist group by the European Union and United States, had killed nearly 800 members of the security forces and more than 300 civilians since a ceasefire in the largely Kurdish southeast collapsed a year ago.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seek to sway voters

Mr Trump, who made stops earlier in the day in Florida , North Carolina and Pennsylvania , planned to make his final campaign pitches to voters in New Hampshire and MI. A record number of Americans - more than 46 million - have voted early by post or at polling stations. Pennsylvania (20): A must-win state for Clinton, and her campaign realizes it.

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China Says Two Elected Hong Kong Lawmakers Can't Retake Oaths

Hong Kong has been ruled by China since 1997. It said talk of independence for Hong Kong is meant to "divide the country" and that those who advocate independence are disqualified from election. James To, a lawmaker with the Democratic Party, said the central government had undermined Hong Kong's judicial process. But by proactively intervening in the situation, China may have unnecessarily instigated Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists.

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Clinton campaign sees strong chance to win Minnesota, Michigan

He added: "I'm asking for your vote so we can repeal and replace Obama care and save healthcare for every family in MI and throughout the United States of America". But Clinton has many more options to secure the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency. On Monday, he'll go to Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire.

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Iraqi forces find mass grave outside Mosul

Meanwhile, troops advancing south of Mosul discovered a mass grave with some 100 decapitated bodies . It remains unclear how long it will take for the coalition to drive IS out of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, where Islamic State has been in control since 2014 and where there were reportedly around 5,000 IS militants prior to the start of the military push.

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WikiLeaks founder denies trying to influence US election

This is not due to a personal desire to influence the outcome of the election. The secret-spilling website in recent months has published troves of electronic messages sent to or by people in Clinton's campaign, disclosing embarrassing, if not damaging, inside conversations.

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Trump files Nevada voting lawsuit

Criticism is also coming from state Republican Party chief Michael McDonald. But Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign is dismissing the Nevada case in a Twitter message, calling it "a frivolous lawsuit ". Trump's lawyers are suing over a decision they allege he made to keep polling locations open "two hours beyond the designated closing time". Trump asked the court to intervene and make sure that the ballots and voting machines involved in the November 4th voting events not be commingled ...

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White nationalist slams McMullin and backs Trump in Utah robocall

Allow me to explain. "Evan is over 40 years old and isn't married and doesn't even have a girlfriend", Johnson continues. He has also worked at Goldman Sachs and has served as a senior advisor to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. "People come to Mindy and [me] and say, 'I wasn't going to vote, and now I am.'" McMullin is named on the ballot in just 11 states but will likely be an official write-in candidate in 32 more.

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Ghebreslassie becomes youngest man to win New York City Marathon

He said he didn't think twice about running his first NY marathon instead of another big urban one. Vancouver's Rob Watson posted a time of 2:36:48 to finish 68th. "Age is just a number to me", Abdirahman said at the press conference. As Mergia continued to fade, the American 10,000-meter track star Molly Huddle overtook the Ethiopian near the halfway mark and put herself in third position.

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Giuliani changes story on Federal Bureau of Investigation

When anchor Poppy Harlow asked Fuentes whether what he was relating were "facts you know from the FBI", Fuentes responded: "Yes, I do". I did nothing to get it out. On Friday, Giuliani said on Fox News, "You're darn right I heard about it", when asked about those comments, although he indicated that his reference was to upcoming Trump campaign TV ads.

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Trump's Running Mate, Mike Pence Escapes 'Grave Danger'

When Governor Mike Pence's plane skidded off the runway at Laguardia, everyone wanted to know what stopped it. Executive Director of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey Pat Foye says the pilot slammed on the brakes after making a hard landing in a rainstorm, causing the plane to tear up two tracks of concrete before coming to a stop on a patch of grass.

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Vote today: Polls open 7 am - 7 pm

If advance voting is any indication, turnout will be heavy. Nationwide, a candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win the presidency. The last day to register to vote in OH was October 11. North Carolina is a swing state, where both the Republican and Democratic parties have similar levels of support among voters. Wearing political badges or insignia into polling place .

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China Bars Hong Kong's Pro-Democratic Legislators from Taking Office

Under the 1984 Joint Declaration between Britain and China, which set out the terms of the handover, Hong Kong enjoys greater liberties than seen on the Chinese mainland, enshrined in a mini-constitution known as the Basic Law. And he said there would be "no leniency" toward those who advocated for Hong Kong's independence . Yau and Leung ran successful campaigns under this slogan: "Hong Kong is not China".


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