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Colombia war zones split over rejected peace deal

Yesterday's announcement came after Santos - who has staked his legacy on ending the 52-year-old conflict - called an emergency meeting with leaders of the country's political parties to try to chart a way forward after Sunday's shock referendum defeat .

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Al Gore, to join Hillary Clinton in Miami

Please take it from me: every single vote counts. Most of all, the event demonstrated that Clinton, clearly, thinks the climate issue helps her win. She also continued her attacks on Trump, who has called climate change a "hoax" and said he would renegotiate the Paris Climate Agreement, an worldwide treaty created to curb the rise in global temperatures.

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Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in US

The researchers analyzed information on tumor size for USA women aged 40 and up who were diagnosed with breast cancer between 1975 and 2012. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported that as of its most recent data, 224,147 women were diagnosed with breast cancer while 41,150 succumbed to the disease.

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To buoy battered O-line, Vikings sign tackle Jake Long

The four-time Pro Bowler was signed as a tackle to help the offensive line now that the Vikings' top three tackles from training camp will be out for the season. The Vikings don't need Long to be a Pro Bowl player. Before being hurt the first time in 2013, Long played 89 games in Miami and St. Louis, all of them starts.

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Gold prices slip as equities, dollar gain

The dollar inched down to 0.9866 Swiss francs from 0.9905 Swiss francs, and it fell to 1.3194 Canadian dollars from 1.3252 Canadian dollars. GBP/USD was little changed at 1.2200, while USD/CHF slipped 0.22% to 0.9884. Federal Reserve. The metal is down over 4 per cent this week. The euro fell briefly below $1.10 for the first time since July, but quickly recovered to trade 0.4 percent higher on the day at $1.1052 EUR= .

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Thai stocks, baht rise on hopes for calm after king's death

China's foreign ministry said King Bhumibol made "remarkable contributions" to Thailand's development. Most Thais have known no other monarch and King Bhumibol's picture is hung in nearly every house, school and office. He died a little before 4 p.m. on Thursday, the palace said. His death was announced three hours later in a broadcast carried simultaneously by all TV stations.

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What Women Need To Know About Mammograms And Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis

A check for $8,510 raised through the B.R.A.s on Broadway was presented to the local Ribbon of Hope, which gives financial and emotional support to women in our area dealing with breast cancer. Researchers argue treatment has improved so much over the years that detecting cancer early has become less important. The researchers' findings suggest that mammograms may not be helpful for the average woman.

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Boston police officers reportedly expected to survive after shooting, suspect 'located'

A auto with the name of a website was towed from the scene in East Boston on Thursday. On the website, elitepolicing.org, a man who identifies himself as Kirk Figueroa says his company, Code Blue Protection Corp ., provides police support, fugitive apprehension and extradition services, and armored vehicle training.

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World Health Organization Warns Tuberculosis Is Not Under Control

Commenting on the report and the disease in the South East Asian Region which also includes India, WHO Regional Director (SEARO) Poonam Khetrapal Singh said TB remains a serious problem across the region and requires the fullest attention and strongest commitment of governments.

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Washington Post backs Hillary Clinton for president

This changed when Mr Obama said that Mr Trump was unsuitable for a job at a 7-Eleven convenience store because of his recent comments about women. The president slammed Republicans who continue to support Trump despite his comments. "You can do something about it, North Carolina!" Obama took the interruptions in stride. Obama says in his races with Republicans John McCain and Mitt Romney, they disagreed on policy, but he never thought they weren't honorable.

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Your Fitness Tracker isn't the Best Way to Measure Heart Rate

Measuring heart rate accurately is pretty easy, comparatively speaking. "At rest, all of the monitors did an acceptable job", says study co-author Gordon Blackburn , a cardiologist at the Heart and Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Apple seems to have hit homerun after it packed its Watch with a bespoke heart sensor instead of the standard off-the-shelf technology. Watch-like wristbands that monitor heart rate may not offer true readings during exercise, according to a research ...

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U.S. stocks steady as Fed minutes support December hike

USA crude oil fell 1.2% to $50.18 a barrel, briefly dipping below $50 a barrel intraday, after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said its production rose last month. Subsequently, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, is down by 4.2 basis points at 1.736 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index picked up 2.45 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,139.18.

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Syrian gov't, allies advance as Russia vetoes UN demand

Ambassador David Pressman. While voicing "deep regret", the ministry reaffirmed Russia's commitment to finding a lasting political solution to the Syrian conflict, adding that it stands ready for teamwork in the implementation of existing agreements and coordination of further steps.

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Minnesota governor, Duluth mayor honor Nobel-winner Dylan

And while Dylan's musical legacy is rich and varied - and has itself created a cottage industry of critical theory - we're here to talk about a more straightforward contribution he's made to the American canon, and that's in his style. Duluth honors Dylan with an annual Dylan Fest every spring. "I think it's a little silly". He points to one song as particularly poetic: "Only a Pawn in Their Own Game".

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Arkansas court says voters can decide medical marijuana plan

Opponents of a casino legalization proposal disqualified by the Arkansas Supreme Court say the ruling sends a message to companies who want to write special rights for themselves into the state constitution. Justices ruled the language clearly informs voters on what it would do if passed. Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families and the Arkansas chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics on Wednesday said in a joint statement that they are opposing the competing ballot measures that ...

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USA breast cancer deaths drop

Younger women of both races benefit equally from timely treatment, but differences in death rates still exist for black and white women over age 50, a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates. Dr. Jacqueline Miller is medical director of the CDC's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Evangelia Henderson, chief executive at the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation, said she's thrilled to have Flynn on board as ambassador.

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No. 3 Gophers Volleyball Team Sweeps No. 1 Wisconsin in Madison

The No. 3 Minnesota Golden Gophers swept the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers, handing Wisconsin its first loss of conference play. It's all but guaranteed that the University of Wisconsin women's volleyball team will lose their newly acquired No.

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TPC says Clinton would raise, Trump would reduce revenue

Trump, who has departed from roughly 40 years of tradition for presidential nominees by declining to release his returns or any tax information, has said he'll make them public once the audit is complete and that returns wouldn't give voters very much information.

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Record-breaking 13-foot, 8-inch alligator captured alive in Texas

The largest alligator Saurage had caught previously measured 12 feet, 2 inches. He said Wednesday in Liberty County, they caught a gator measuring 13 feet 8 inches and weighing almost 900 pounds. According to the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge , the alligator had to be removed because it had become habituated to humans. He believes it's a reminder that grappling with alligators is a job for professionals.

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Meet 'Big Tex': Reportedly the largest alligator caught alive in Texas

I've been looking for this gator for a really long time. The capture was made at Champion Lake which is located about 10 miles south of Dayton, Texas. He believes it's a reminder that grappling with alligators is a job for professionals. So, to catch the 13 foot 8 inch gator... they threw in some chicken.

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Heart Surgery Device Poses Dangerous Infection Risk to Patients — CDC

The alert advises hospitals to notify surgeons and physicians with patients who have had open heart surgeries about the infection risk and to "consider institution-specific strategies for alerting patients" who may have been exposed to bacteria from the devices.

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Breast cancer screenings offer life saving insight

Josette Spotts, breast surgeon. Researchers found that the incidence of breast cancer was essentially the same whether someone did no night shift work at all or did night shift work for several decades. If you can't make the event, there's still away for the community to help women who can't access or afford mammograms. Prizes include: t-shirts, volleyballs, and team photos.

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Democrats Roll Out Attacks After Ayotte Calls Trump a Role Model

Sullivan said she doesn't believe Ayotte "misspoke", as she said in a statement issued about three hours after Monday night's debate. A New Hampshire Republican senator said she would tell a child to aspire to be like GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, but quickly backtracked.

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Obama Urges Republicans To Dump Trump After Tape Scandal

Clinton is leaving nothing to chance, especially when it comes to black voters, who are not as enthusiastic about her as they are about Obama. This year, it's one of just four states that polls suggest are now toss-ups between Clinton and Trump, along with Nevada, North Carolina and Florida.

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Philly rated top city for Halloween candy-grubbing, real estate firm says

The best specific neighborhoods for making sugar bank were identified as Laurelhurst, Loyal Heights, Ravenna, Madison Park and Wedgwood. Zillow considers a few factors to determine the Seattle Halloween standing: crime rates, housing density, average home price, and the population of kids under the age of 15.

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Hurricane Matthew Unearths Civil War Cannonballs in SC

Air Force Explosive Team to destroy the ordnances. Eric Watson, Charleston County Sheriff's spokesman, said Sunday in a news release. The Charleston County Ordinance Disposal Team chose to transport some of the cannonballs to a nearby Navy base to be destroyed.

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Prop 58 sparks the debate over English-only learning in schools

The nonpartisan state Legislative Analyst's Office concluded that continuing the income taxes would fetch between $4 billion and $9 billion annually. Industry profits in the state are estimated at $208 a year. Vote no on Proposition 55. Proposition 56 offers yet another revenue grab. The measure proposes to increase taxes per pack of cigarettes by $2, from the current 87 cents to $2.87 per pack.

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Do increasing gaps in polls spell end for Trump?

At the debate, Trump described the recording as " locker room talk ". They want you to just say, well, I'm not going to vote because, you know, it's so nasty. "Again, this is an impression of the conventional wisdom that is coming together". "So I think this party is very dangerously close to being the party of the elites.

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to 'save Aleppo'

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday had urged United Nations Security Council members not to use their veto against a resolution that calls for an end to bombardments of Aleppo. Washington accuses Moscow and Damascus of war crimes for intentionally targeting civilians, aid deliveries and hospitals which have been hit particularly around Aleppo in recent weeks.

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Breast Cancer Death Rates Are Down, But Racial Disparities Persist

Mammograms do catch some deadly cancers and save lives. It finds breast cancer. It's a twin problem: overdiagnosis and overtreatment. "You can do it multiple ways", said Dr. Access to care is one big reason why, according to Otis Brawley , chief medical and scientific officer for the American Cancer Society. October is upon us and by now everyone is aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Rock Valley College helps students fill out financial aid forms

They welcome walk-ins, and each Financial Aid counselor takes appointments if you feel like you need more insight or guidance concerning your finances related to McKendree. Image of FAFSA.gov website. To be eligible for most forms of student aid including grants , scholarships , loans and financial assistance, you must fill out a FAFSA.

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Aid to Medicare beneficiaries available October 28

The costs of the plan including the monthly premium and the deductible can go up or even down. You must be an online subscriber to view this story . Experts say consumers often select Medicare plans without understanding the financial consequences of their choices. "This technology can be a great alternative in a number of situations, including accessing healthcare on evenings and weekends, for people living in rural areas or who travel a lot, and for those with mobility issues", said ...

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital goes pink

Numerous pink items seen during the game are auctioned off and the National Football League says 100 percent of the money raised goes to the American Cancer Society. Since the first walk in 1993, more than $7 million has been raised in Concord alone, including last year's making strides against breast cancer walk that welcomed almost 5,000 participants and raised more than $466,870.

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Komen celebrates nurse who relates to breast cancer patients through own journey

But, chances are, it will impact you or someone you love in your lifetime. Cancers that are found early are more commonly able to be cured and often require less treatment. And death rates from breast cancer have been declining since about 1990, partially because of better screenings, early detection, increased awareness and improving treatment options.

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Panneerselvam to hold Jayalalithaa's portfolios till she resumes duties

Jayalalitha's transferred portfolios include Public Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Forest Service, General Administration, District Revenue Officers, Police and Home. On October 8, the hospital said: "The respiratory support is closely watched and adjusted". It may be recalled that the city police had arrested two people on similar charges a couple of days back.