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Voting opens across East Coast in US Presidential elections

As per reports by ABC news, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to cast their ballot somewhere in NY but it is still not confirmed. If Clinton winds up at 49 percent in two-way support in Florida, she is very likely to win the election.

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Brexit minister Davis advocates discretion over the UK's plans post-exit

The Supreme Court said the exact duration and timings of the appeal hearing will depend on further submissions received from the parties on the precise legal arguments to be considered, the number of interveners and whether any other related cases are joined to this one.

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Erdogan blasts West as Turkey's Kurdish party boycotts parliament

Turkey drew worldwide condemnation for the arrest on Friday of leaders and lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), the second-largest opposition grouping in parliament, as part of a terrorism investigation. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the government was "deeply disturbed" by the arrests, warning that suppressing fundamental freedoms was not an antidote to terrorism.

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Joint Hurriyat leadership calls for meeting with all stakeholders on Tuesday

Separatist sources told IANS that the three leaders discussed the strategy regarding the ongoing protest shutdown called by them that has paralysed life in the Kashmir Valley for almost four months. "All of them (participants) expressed their confidence in the leadership". We will not allow the sacrifices of people go in vain. "However, the day break is out of contention", they said.

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Nevada judge rejects Donald Trump's request for order over early voting

Clinton spokesman Glen Caplin said the campaign was pleased by the ruling and described Trump's suit as "a desperate response to the record turnout we're seeing in Nevada and across the country". But David Bossie, Trump's deputy campaign manager, said on the USA cable network MSNBC that his side was not trying to suppress the Hispanic vote. She also said that issuing the order could potentially make poll workers' identities public and open them up to harassment, according to CNBC .

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India scraps its two largest rupee notes in shocking anti-corruption move

This would be raised to Rs 4,000 later. He said keeping in mind the supply of new notes, in the first few days there would be a limit of 10,000 rupees per day and 20,000 rupees per week for withdrawal from banks. All banks would be shut for public on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi went on to say that the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes would no longer be legal tender, essentially rendering them as valuable as Monopoly money.

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DU Professor Nandini Sundar booked for the murder of tribal man

Sundar alleged that Kalluri was targeting activists as he is anxious about being implicated in a case they have been fighting for years. Shamnath Baghel was killed by Maoists on November 4, 2016, in his village in Maoist-dominated Bastar.

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Delhi smog: Citizens share photos of zero visibility in Delhi-NCR

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave will chair the meeting to chalk out an action plan to control the rising pollution levels. The tiny dust particles can lodge deep in lungs and blood tissues, triggering respiratory and cardiac problems.

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Indian flight makes emergency landing in Karachi

The airline said there were 141 passengers on board the Boeing 737. Jet Airways flight 9W 024 will depart Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport at 1110 hrs and arrive in Singapore at 1810 hrs (Local Time). The aircraft later returned to Delhi on Tuesday morning. A Jet Airways plane from India made an emergency landing at the Karachi airport on Tuesday after a passenger took seriously ill.

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United States voters stand in line to decide between Clinton and Trump

John Kasich received one write-in vote each. The Democratic presidential candidate notched four votes to Donald Trump's two. A record 46.2 million of the estimated 200 million voters have exercised their franchise in the 2016 United States presidential elections before the official voting day, surpassing the 2012 record when 32.3 million people had voted in advance.

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Texas poll: Trump holds narrow lead over Clinton

He added, "Of those not supporting Clinton, 61 percent would be very upset if she wins while among those not supporting Trump, 65 percent would be very upset should he win". The apparently lighthearted comment falls against the backdrop of Trump's repeated and serious questioning of the legitimacy of the presidential election in recent weeks as he has tumbled in the polls.

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China bars activists from taking their seats in Hong Kong legislature

On Thursday, Hong Kong's High Court ordered an investigation into the legality of their oaths. Pro-Beijing lawmakers could attempt to remove their remaining separatist peers from the Hong Kong legislature as well. Lisle says that from the perspective of pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong, China's ruling "reinforces concerns that Hong Kong is losing autonomy and democracy and is on a path toward a 'one country, one system '".

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CNU Poll: Clinton leads in Virginia ahead of Election Day

Clinton is favored by 48 percent of likely voters, while Trump is backed by 42 percent. Trump has cut into Clinton's lead over the past few weeks, but it appears he still trails in the Commonwealth. In Florida, Clinton leads Trump 48% to 44%, with Johnson at 4% and Stein at 1% support. Trump has since chipped away at that lead, but with just a day before the election, still has quite a bit of ground to gain in order to win Virginia.

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Dreamworld to close Thunder River Rapids ride

Dreamworld is conducting its own internal review of what went wrong and Tuesday announced a fully independent external probe of all its rides and operating systems by a mechanical engineering firm. The statement also said that as well as the internal review now taking place, an external review will also be commissioned with Australia's leading mechanical engineering expert.

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In Turkey: Erdogan says Europe aiding terrorism

Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party announced Sunday that it is withdrawing from parliament after the unprecedented arrests of nine of its lawmakers, including the party's two co-leaders. But the arrests of the HDP figureheads along with almost 110,000 other people, including top military generals, teachers and media broadcasters, has led to condemnation from many Western leaders, who fear Mr Erdogan is acting like a tin pot dictator.

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Netanyahu: Israel Foiled Palestinian Bid to Join Interpol

According to Palestinian news Agency Ma'an, the judge said during the sentencing hearing that "the fact that he is a minor does not confer him immunity from punishment, particularly when a serious crime is committed". While most of the so-called "final status" issues are clear to both sides, critics say there will be little chance of a breakthrough without genuine USA pressure on Israel to halt settlement building and without the Palestinians overcoming the internal splits between Hamas and ...

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton cast votes in Empire State

British gambling company Ladbrokes, which has Clinton's chance of winning at 76 percent and Trump's at 24 percent, said it anticipated more wagers coming in for the outcome of the U.S. An hour's drive north, a crowd of admirers chanted "Madam President" as Clinton and her husband Bill, the former president, voted near their home in Chappaqua, before emerging to shake hands and chat with the crowd.

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Dixville Notch Goes to Hillary Clinton

If Clinton won Dixville Notch , Trump edged over her in Millsfield , which also voted at midnight. Make sure to stay update with KWWL throughout the day for the latest political coverage. "It's an honor and privilege to be first and this is my 11th time doing it and it never gets boring", said Tillotson, a 71-year-old business consultant who voted for Libertarian Gary Johnson.

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PM Modi, Theresa May hold talks on cross-border terrorism

He did not refer directly to Pakistan but tension has been running high for months, after street protests in Indian-ruled Kashmir, an attack on an Indian army base near the frontier in September, and a series of ensuing border clashes. Despite their strong historical ties, British-Indian bilateral trade was just around US$14 billion previous year - below that between India and Germany.

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Tory peer Lord Keen condemns 'ill-informed' press attacks on judiciary

On Saturday, Truss released a short statement saying: "The independence of the judiciary is the foundation upon which our rule of law is built and our judiciary is rightly respected the world over for its independence and impartiality". "Those newspaper headlines are reflecting that". Whether the Supreme Court will have the same view as the High Court remains to be seen. May condemned that idea, saying: "The people spoke on 23 June", insisting there would be no compromise on her position ...

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How will the next United States president be chosen?

This happened because the founding fathers couldn't agree. Each state shall appoint, in such manner as the legislature thereof may direct, a number of electors, equal to the whole number of senators and representatives to which the state may be entitled in the Congress .

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Clinton and Trump target battleground states in race to finish line

Clinton is also helped by a huge advantage in the vote-rich southeast portion of the state, which includes Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. In attempt to garner the 270 electoral votes needed to win, Trump pounced on new targets in his sights in historically Democratic states including Michigan, Minnesota and New Mexico.

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Election Day: Americans choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Trump had made five stops during the final campaign push on Monday, visiting Sarasota in Florida, Raleigh in North Carolina, Scranton in Pennsylvania, Manchester in New Hampshire and Grand Rapids in MI. In other words, 51.1 percent of the two-party votes counted on election night 2012 were for Obama. Clinton has vowed to largely continue the policies of Democrat Obama, and Trump, who has never held public office and has positioned himself as a change agent.

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Election Day is Here-Polls Now Open

As of 8 a.m. on Tuesday, the main voting issues reported to Election Protection were registration problems, long lines, late poll openings in NY, and machine problems in Virginia. Almost 18,000 ballots were cast Saturday and Sunday in the county. AFP/AFP/Getty ImagesVoting booths inside the Early Vote Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 5, 2016.

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Lady Gaga Joins Hillary Clinton For Midnight Rally

All of them were with Hillary while this courageous woman was ending her campaign. Along the way she also suffered various set-backs and blows, many of which were self-inflicted. Hillary Clinton was joined in Philadelphia by her husband Bill Clinton , President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for a grand finale on the election eve.

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Samsung Electronics HQ Raided Over Choi Soon-sil Scandal

In a bid to appease the crisis engulfing her presidency, Park announced she will withdraw her nominee for prime minister. Park's decision, which came during a meeting yesterday with National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun, means that the liberal candidate for prime minister who she nominated last week as a way to settle growing anger will apparently be replaced.

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Woman pushed to her death in front of oncoming NYC train

Police described Liverpool-Turner as emotionally disturbed and said she made up a story last month about pushing another woman onto the tracks (this incident was classified as a suicide). Two hours after the incident, emergency responders were working to remove the woman's body from the tracks and resume subway service at the station before peak evening commuting hours.

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Clinton beats Trump to the polls and votes early

MI was a battleground until the very end for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican rival Donald Trump, who both campaigned in the traditionally "blue" presidential state in the final hours of their punishing 2016 race.

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'Critical situation': Multiple people injured in California shooting

Police in Azusa have warned: "Critical Incident: Please stay out of the area of Fourth St & Orange Ave". Two schools - Slauson Middle School and Mountain View Elementary School were placed on lockdown, Fox 11 reports. At least three vehicles were involved in a crash on one of the blocked off streets, KTLA reports, but it is unknown if is related to the shooting.

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Led airstrike kills at least 30 civilians in northern Afghanistan

At least 30 Afghan civilians and four Afghan special forces soldiers were killed in the attack , and at least 46 civilians and two us soldiers were injured. The Pentagon reported it would investigate some Afghans' accusations the USA military killed innocent people in the airstrikes. The U.S. service members, operating under the banner of NATO's Resolute Support mission, came under fire during a "train, advise and assist" mission with Afghan security forces during an operation to clear a ...

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Long Lines, Raised Voices, One Trump Lawsuit on US Election Day

One of the more popular places for early voting was the Deal and Hard of Hearing Center. But no confrontations were reported. About 43 percent of calls Tuesday dealt with late polling site openings and voting equipment that didn't work properly, Clarke said during a press briefing with reporters.

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Israel formally rejects French peace conference invitation

Israel on Monday reiterated its firm opposition to a French plan to hold an worldwide conference before the end of the year to restart long-stalled peace efforts with the Palestinians . The Palestinian Authority said in a statement that the court's ruling "goes against worldwide law and conventions which call for the protection of children".

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Turkey's pro-Kurd opposition announces partial parliament boycott

A number of journalists from the opposition newspaper were also arrested during the crackdown. "It doesn't bother me at all whether they call me a dictator or anything like that". The United States expressed deep concern, while Germany and Denmark summoned Turkish diplomats over the Kurdish detentions. The HDP said instead of sitting in parliament, its remaining MPs who are not under arrest will go from "house to house, village to village and district to district" to meet people and ...

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Mississippi State Bulldogs upset Texas A&M, keep bowl hopes alive

Knight, a graduate transfer pickup from Oklahoma, was arguably the most impactful recruit in the country this season. The quarterback exited the game for a good portion of the first half with a shoulder injury. That has been proven all season with domination of opponents at nearly all time . WINNER: Zach Cunningham. It hardly matters that Vanderbilt fell to Auburn 23-16.

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In Final Push, Clinton Describes Election As Choice Between 'Division Or Unity'

Lines for Trump rallies snaked around the grounds even for last-minute stops in states that are normally safe for Democrats in presidential elections, such as Minnesota. He said his opponent was "protected by a totally rigged system". "This area has been trending a little bit more Democratic in the last few cycles, and you have a large contingent of college-educated women" who could find it hard to back Trump, Dillon said.


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