• Bataclan bars Eagles of Death Metal from reopening show

    Bataclan bars Eagles of Death Metal from reopening show

    A concert by British pop legend Sting is marking the reopening of the Paris' Bataclan concert hall one year after suicidal jihadis turned it into a bloodbath and killed 90 revelers with automatic weapons and explosive belts. But Sting , who has just released 57th and 9th, his first rock album in more than a decade, was eager to pump life back into the venue he played with former band The Police in 1979.

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  • Last-ditch push underway for Clinton to become president instead of Trump

    Its basis rests in a little-known twist in the Constitution. Whichever candidate claims a simple majority of these 538 electors (270) gets the White House. This petition is specifically calling for electors to vote against their states, becoming what's known as a "faithless elector". "North Carolina, which has 13 House members and 2 senators, will award all 15 of its electoral votes to Trump because he won the highest number of popular votes in the state".

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  • IMF Approves $12 Billion Bailout For Egypt After Austerity Measures

    IMF Approves $12 Billion Bailout For Egypt After Austerity Measures

    EGYPT'S government ordered riot police and troops onto the streets yesterday amid fears of rioting over plummeting currency values and soaring prices. As a outcome, the official exchange rate depreciated 48% against the US dollar, converging close to the rate quoted in the parallel market. Aware of the potential for unrest, the International Monetary Fund said social protections "are a cornerstone of the program, not an add-on or afterthought".

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  • Minnesota elects the nation's first Somali-American legislator

    Minnesota elects the nation's first Somali-American legislator

    Ilhan Omar, 34, who fled war-torn Somalia as a child, claimed a commanding victory in the Minnesota contest. District 60 covers all of Minneapolis east of the Mississippi River, as well as some areas just across the river from the University of Minnesota , including the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.

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  • Mosul advance slows as troops regroup

    It is being supported by US-led coalition warplanes and military advisers. "We are not surprised unfortunately to see mass graves like this one [in Hamam al-Alil], it definitely is not the only one". But there were accusations of atrocities on both sides. The UN fears for the safety of up to 1.5 million civilians living in Mosul , after reports that thousands were being rounded up to be used as human shields.

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  • Colbert and 'Daily Show' find nothing funny in election results

    Colbert and 'Daily Show' find nothing funny in election results

    Because Hillary was up in MI during the primaries - they said she had a 99 percent chance of winning, 20 points up. What a difference four years can make if you think that this time on Election Night in 2012, Barack Obama was on the cusp of winning re-election and Stephen Colbert was just starting Comedy Central's live coverage.

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  • Will Pakistan Deport Iconic National Geographic 'Afghan Girl'?

    Famed "Afghan Mona Lisa" Sharbat Gula has been reportedly repatriated to Afghanistan, Geo TV reported. In 2002, McCurry tracked Sharbat Gula down, now married and mother of five, and photographed her again. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government wanted to keep Sharbat Gula for some time in Pakistan and tried to stop her deportation, but Gula expressed her wish to return to Afghanistan.

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  • Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber sweep MTV EMAs

    The Canadian wasn't attending to collect his awards. Deepika, who is all set to release her Hollywood debut " xXx: Return of Xander Cage " next year alongside Vin Diesel, was one of the presenters at the event along with her co-star Nina Dobrev.

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  • Kerala govt to allow women of all ages to enter Sabarimala Temple

    Kerala govt to allow women of all ages to enter Sabarimala Temple

    The court is hearing a public interest litigation challenging the decades-old tradition of keeping women out of one of the holiest Hindu shrines, which even allows in non-Hindus. The next hearing will take place on February 13 next year, the Supreme Court bench said. "The temple can not prohibit entry (of women), except on the basis of religion".

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  • Syria Kurds announce start of campaign to retake Raqqa

    Syria Kurds announce start of campaign to retake Raqqa

    Ankara had previously expressed alarm that the SDF were dominated by the Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) militia which it considers an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) that has waged an insurgency against Turkey for more than three decades.

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  • Katy Perry Roars For Hillary Clinton At 'Love Trumps Hate' Campaign Event

    Katy Perry Roars For Hillary Clinton At 'Love Trumps Hate' Campaign Event

    Katy Perry continues to show her support for Hillary Clinton during a Get Out The Vote concert on Saturday night (November 5) at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "I took a picture with him, but he didn't realize I was giving him the finger", she said. I'm here all by myself. During Beyonce's set, the singer paused the music to say some meaningful words about why she was supporting Hillary this election.

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  • FBI Completes Review of Clinton Emails, No Change in Conclusion

    Team Trump is making a play for traditionally blue states with his appeal to working class voters disaffected by trade deals, such as Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Podesta, appearing on ABC's "This Week", said the Clinton campaign believes it can match the numbers Obama pulled in his 2012 re-election campaign with African-Americans.

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  • Tim Kaine says Hillary Clinton is the 'underdog'

    Tim Kaine says Hillary Clinton is the 'underdog'

    This isn't just about Obamacare. Kaine will talk about his running mate's plans to create an economy that works for everyone. "Anyone who tells you this election is over, it's not", Bon Jovi said, urging people to get out to vote if they had not already.

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  • FBI chief: No charges for Clinton after new emails reviewed

    The FBI had concluded then that Mrs Clinton was "extremely careless" in handling classified information while Secretary of State, with scores of emails on her private server containing highly classified information. Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri told reporters on Clinton's campaign plan that, "We are glad the matter is resolved", Reuters reported .

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  • Syria monitor: 74 killed in 8 days of Aleppo rebel offensive

    Rights groups and the United Nations have sharply criticized the rebels over the shelling of western Aleppo districts, which has killed a number of civilians. Footage from the activist-run Thiqa News Agency allegedly showed missiles targeting the town of Darat Izza in northwestern Aleppo province. According to the Syrian Civil Defense, at least three people were killed and 15 others were injured in the airstrike.

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  • M&S may announce United Kingdom store closures

    M&S may announce United Kingdom store closures

    Rowe is expected to focus instead on expanding M&S's successful food business, which plans to add 200 small shops by 2019. Insiders noted that the reorganisation is likely to result in a significant one-off charge. However while the news may not be good for its full-range stores - shopping centres and town centre stores are expected to take the brunt of the closures which will happen over a number of years - Rowe intends to extend its Simply Food stores and will nearly double their number by ...

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  • Apple to offer MacBook Pro 2017 with 32GB RAM at cheaper price

    The 13.3-inch MacBook with Touch Bar will go on sale in the Indian market for Rs. 1,55,900, while its 15.4-inch variant will be available at Rs. 2,05,900. The MBP sports a removable SSD powered by a custom Apple controller (we first saw this silicon in the 2015 MacBook, but this is its first appearance on a removable SSD).

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  • Canada trade deal: Belgians find compromise

    Canada trade deal: Belgians find compromise

    CETA is the product of more than seven years of negotiations, including thoughtful revisions to the agreement that were based on feedback from stakeholders in civil society. One concession was to have the European Court of Justice rule on the legality of a mechanism to settle disputes between multinationals and governments.

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