• Sanders, Warren considered as Clinton's running mate
Sanders, Warren considered as Clinton's running mate

Among those more surprising names are individuals with a large stake in the tech world: Tim Cook , Apple's CEO; Bill and Melinda Gates; and Mary Barra, the CEO of General Motors . Another group of names consists of black male politicians-former Gov. Deval Patrick of MA, former attorney general Eric Holder and Sen. Months before clinching the no...

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  • Saudi Arabia Says Prepared for Ceasefire in Yemen If Houthis Agree
Saudi Arabia Says Prepared for Ceasefire in Yemen If Houthis Agree

The Saudi-led campaign in Yemen has come under heavy criticism since an air strike this month on a funeral gathering in the Yemeni capital Sanaa that killed 140 people according to a United Nations' estimate and 82 according to the Houthis.

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  • PM May challenged over right to implement Brexit
PM May challenged over right to implement Brexit

During an at times heated Commons debate called by Labour, a series of Tory MPs lined up to insist that greater transparency was essential to protect British jobs, businesses and investment. The move spurred sterling , which has fallen 18 per cent against the dollar since the June referendum, with investors concerned Britain is heading for a so-...

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  • Email: Clinton campaign tried to move back Illinois primary
Email: Clinton campaign tried to move back Illinois primary

Within a few hours, WikiLeaks is expected to release even more of the almost 50,000 documents from the hack of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman's email system. On the day Richardson endorsed Hillary Clinton , an email showed Podesta asking Milia Fisher, a special assistant to Hillary Clinton , to send out a ...

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  • Srisena in Goa Attending BRICS Summit
Srisena in Goa Attending BRICS Summit

Modi said the BRICS leaders were unanimous in recognizing the threat that terrorism, extremism and radicalization presents, not just to the regional and global peace, stability and economic prosperity but, also to our society, our way of life and humanity as a whole.

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  • Early voting begins for November 8 election
Early voting begins for November 8 election

The county had about 77,000 people request an early ballot or vote early in the office during the last presidential election, and Kruse said he already had forecast that number to exceed 90,000 this year. A full sample ballot is available on the DeKalb County Elections website here . For this election, however, voters must be registered no later...

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  • Turkey's president tells Iraqi leader to 'know his place'
Turkey's president tells Iraqi leader to 'know his place'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan , the president of Turkey, has said the battle to liberate Mosul will begin on October 19. Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take up their position during a fight against militants from the Islamic State terrorist group near Mosul, Iraq .

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  • How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle US
How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle US

Navy ships. The incident has prompted the U.S.to launch an immediate review of its support operations for the Saudi-led coalition, the Times reported . The US strikes did not target Huthi missiles and, though the radars destruction makes it harder to aim the weapons, a senior defence official warned the rebels could still use small spotter boats...

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  • Seven Ways Russia Is Telling People to Prepare for War
Seven Ways Russia Is Telling People to Prepare for War

The bloody conflict, which has lasted more than five years, has developed into a sort of proxy war between Russian Federation and the United States, according to al-Assad. The violence also gives additional urgency to the upcoming meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry on efforts to find a peace ...

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  • Airstrikes hit rebel-held neighborhoods of Syria's Aleppo
Airstrikes hit rebel-held neighborhoods of Syria's Aleppo

Putin on Wednesday accused the US presidential candidates of using anti-Russian rhetoric to bolster their support in next month's election, a decision which is "poisoning" relations between the two countries. Some top officials argue the United States must act more forcefully in Syria or risk losing what influence it still has over moderate rebels ...

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  • Minnesota governor, Duluth mayor honor Nobel-winner Dylan
Minnesota governor, Duluth mayor honor Nobel-winner Dylan

Dylan was said to have had his "finger on the pulse of [his] generation", and today's dads are among (or somewhat close to) said generation. The 75-year-old continues to write and perform music, and is now on U.S. Though he and his work have been recognised worldwide with honorary degrees and citations, not to mention millions of record sales a...

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  • S.Korea summons China ambassador over fishing boat clash
S.Korea summons China ambassador over fishing boat clash

South Korean media reported coast guard officers fired shots at Chinese fishing boats and into the sky as the boats approached the South Korean vessel. The ambassador did not comment to reporters as he arrived at the foreign ministry. The move comes after a Chinese fishing vessel attacked and sank a Korean speed boat Friday, putting South Korean ...

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  • Bruins' Bergeron will miss opener with lower-body injury
Bruins' Bergeron will miss opener with lower-body injury

With the normal opening night excitement palpable, the Boston Bruins overcame two, two-goal deficits to top the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 at Nationwide Arena on Thursday night. As expected, the Bruins will give this start to Tuukka Rask. As mentioned, however, he is still just 20-years-old. Almost four minutes later, it was Backes again, this time ...

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  • China Hopes Visit of Philippine President Duterte to Enhance Mutual Trust
China Hopes Visit of Philippine President Duterte to Enhance Mutual Trust

Without mentioning the dispute over waters and islands in the South China Sea, Geng said the Philippines was a "traditionally amicable neighbor of China". Chinese analysts view Duterte's visit here could change SCS dynamics and may seriously dent US Asia pivot push under which Washington plans to deploy over 60 percent of its naval assets, includin...

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  • South African activist captured by Israeli armed forces
South African activist captured by Israeli armed forces

As soon as the Israeli boat neared the activists' boat, the women released a pre-recorded message on social media . In 2010 Israeli forces killed 10 people after boarding a boat which was trying to break the blockade, imposed after Hamas took power in Gaza nearly a decade ago.

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  • Terror suspect arrested in Germany after 2-day manhunt
Terror suspect arrested in Germany after 2-day manhunt

Authorities captured Albakr after three other Syrian migrants recognized him from police photos and tied him up in their apartment. Meanwhile, Albakr's Syrian flatmate has been formally remanded in custody as a suspected co-conspirator of a "serious act of violence" while two other of his associates, who had been detained earlier, have been rel...

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  • Obama on Trump tape: 'That's not right'
Obama on Trump tape: 'That's not right'

The caught-on-tape remarks, which have thrown the Republican Party into tumult, amounted to an endorsement of criminal behavior, Earnest said. "It's certainly possible that the president could choose response options that we never announce", Earnest told reporters aboard Air Force One.

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  • Brexit Process Won't Get Parliamentary Vote
Brexit Process Won't Get Parliamentary Vote

As the Director-General of the CBI, Carolyn Fairbairn, said last week: "The government's desire to play its negotiating cards close to its chest must be tempered by clear indications on how we will trade with the UK's most important partner and how firms will be able to employ the people needed to drive growth".

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  • Valley malls not ready to make Thanksgiving decision
Valley malls not ready to make Thanksgiving decision

Layton Hills Mall is among the growing number of shopping centers that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. Both East Towne and West Towne malls, as well as the Janesville Mall will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, according to a news release.

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  • Aftereffects of Matthew to linger in North Carolina
Aftereffects of Matthew to linger in North Carolina

Some were plucked from rooftops, others were clinging to trees and one woman and her small child were standing on their vehicle as the rising waters swallowed it. Highest winds were still 75 miles per hour. Sound-side storm surges of three to six feet are expected in the Outer Banks, Pamlico Sound and Albemarle Sound.

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  • Protests hamper South African university's effort to reopen
Protests hamper South African university's effort to reopen

This is just one of several new conditions instituted by Wits University management in a last-ditch attempt to save the academic year. Finances at many of South Africa's 26 universities are stretched by government's decision to limit tuition costs this year after student riots in 2015, with some saying they may not be able to continue operating.

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  • 18 people die in auto bombing attack at Turkish military checkpoint
18 people die in auto bombing attack at Turkish military checkpoint

Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency, citing a statement by the Turkish Armed Forces, said the attack occurred at 9:45 a.m. outside a Gendarmerie checkpoint on the Semdinli-Yuksekova highway and was the work of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK.

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  • Mum's the word on surgical strikes
Mum's the word on surgical strikes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly told his ministers in a cabinet meeting on Wednesday to stop "chest thumping" over the Indian Army's surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC). We as a party not even once sought proof or any evidence of the surgical strike as being spread by the BJP all across the country', said Waraich. Echo...

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  • Billy Bush under fire along with Trump for lewd comments
Billy Bush under fire along with Trump for lewd comments

Three Republican members of the Senate publicly announced they will not vote for Trump and former rival Carly Fiorina called on him to withdraw. Voting has already begun in several states, including the important swing states of Virginia and North Carolina.

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  • Colombian president awarded Nobel Prize
Colombian president awarded Nobel Prize

Santos and Londono met only twice during the entire peace process: a year ago when they put the final touches on the most-controversial section of the accord - the part dealing with how guerrillas would be punished for war crimes - and again last month to sign the accord before an audience of world leaders and U.N.

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  • Pakistan reiterates support for peace in Afghanistan
Pakistan reiterates support for peace in Afghanistan

Federica Mogherini, who coordinates European Union foreign policy, said there was an understanding "to work on a common basis for regional political support for the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan". The Taliban should look at the example of a deal between the Afghan government and militant commander Gulbuddin Hekmatyar as a path to ...

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  • Coldplay Announce Levi's Stadium Show In 2017
Coldplay Announce Levi's Stadium Show In 2017

Coldplay would like you to mark your calendar early. Tickets for the latest slate of shows go on sale October 15th at 10 a.m. local time. The British pop rock act will be playing arenas and stadiums, scheduled to hit the U.S. The Head Full of Dreams Tour is in support of the album of the same name, which dropped last December. The new tour leg al...

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  • Another Breather for BCCI: SC Tells Board to Get States in Line
Another Breather for BCCI: SC Tells Board to Get States in Line

The bench, which will pronounce the order tomorrow, said the BCCI can not pass the buck and allow state bodies to defy reforms, adding there should be "immediate stoppage of flow of funds to them" as these were "public money" and there must be complete transparency on "how the money is being spent".

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  • India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN
India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN

If done before October 7, the deal would officially come into effect in time for the COP22 climate summit in Marrakech - an achievement that would be seen as underlining the high level of global commitment to urgently tackling climate change, given initial expectations were the agreement would take several years to ratify.

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  • Montreal Jewish community mourns death of Shimon Peres
Montreal Jewish community mourns death of Shimon Peres

As of right now, no Arab heads of state are confirmed to attend Shimon Peres' funeral on Friday. Peres died on Wednesday at age 93. "On the world stage, Shimon Peres was a visible and highly effective patriarch to another, much larger family - the people of Israel, whom he led as prime minister and president", the statement read.

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  • England aims to end reliance on foreign doctors after Brexit
England aims to end reliance on foreign doctors after Brexit

Nigel Edwards, its chief executive of health charity the Nuffield Trust, told the Independent : "We need to be looking closely at why we are losing skilled doctors to other countries, rather than compelling them to stay". He says the NHS in England will be "self-sufficient in doctors" by the end of the next parliament in 2025. "By dramatically exp...

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  • Poland Backs Down on Total Abortion Ban After Massive Protest
Poland Backs Down on Total Abortion Ban After Massive Protest

Before the vote on Wednesday, Jaroslaw Gowin, the minister of science and higher education, said that the protests " caused us to think and taught us humility ", The Associated Press reports . Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has said in an interview that the street isn't the appropriate place to discuss abortion - which led Save Women to a...

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  • Colombian President Announces New National Peace Dialogue With FARC
Colombian President Announces New National Peace Dialogue With FARC

Juan Manuel Santos , president of Colombia and Rodrigo Londrigo, top FARC commander (Timochenko) are still looking for peace. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who had offered a UN team to oversee the disarmament process, said he had "urgently" sent his Colombia envoy to Havana, where the peace talks were held, for new consultations.

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  • Kelly Clarkson's Daughter River Gives Her Baby a Bidet Bath
Kelly Clarkson's Daughter River Gives Her Baby a Bidet Bath

She says, "She can't really stay on key, which I'm excited about, because I want her to do something else". "She can be the most lovable human and then just.Mean", Clarkson jokingly said. I wanted to fall down and pretend like, "Oh, she had a stroke" or something. "I had a "come-to-Jesus" [moment] in the bathroom and I was like, "You will go out th...

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  • Theresa May rejects Boris Johnson Article 50 claims
Theresa May rejects Boris Johnson Article 50 claims

Amid a growing row over when the Government should officially start the Brexit negotiations, Mr Johnson also said the process should be underway by May. He added , "A G7 country, the second economy of the European single market, a permanent veto of the (UN) Security Council leaving the European Union is a disaster for us and for the United Kingd...

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