• Obama Ramps Up Appearances In Final Campaign Sprint

    Obama Ramps Up Appearances In Final Campaign Sprint

    Clinton has not detailed in depth on how she would pay for these expanded efforts. If Trump does win North Carolina, Ohio and Florida, he can trace the narrowest of routes to 270 electoral votes by winning New Hampshire, a congressional district in Maine, Iowa and Nevada.

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  • Cruz, Ros-Lehtinen press UNESCO on Jerusalem proposal that 'delegitimizes Israel'

    The resolution passed Wednesday with less than a majority of the committee's 21 members with 10 states voting in favor, two opposed, eight abstentions and one absent. On Monday, a bipartisan group of 10 USA lawmakers sent another letter urging the World Heritage Committee to reject the resolution, calling it "every bit as divisive as the Executive Board resolution".

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  • David Petraeus Says ISIS Fighters in Mosul Are 'Dead Men Walking'

    Imagine then, notes Williams, how much more hard it will be to be retake Mosul itself - a densely packed city where about 1 million residents are still thought to be living, used by ISIS as human shields. Peshmerga forces stationed on mountains north-east of Mosul descended from their positions and moved towards the frontline. Iraqi special forces charged into the battle with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group.

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  • Venezuela protests, strike threat raise heat on Maduro

    Anti-government protesters jammed the streets of Venezuela's capital on Wednesday on the heels of a decision by congress to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro , whose allies have blocked moves for a recall election. "Venezuela's political crisis is set to enter into a new phase over the days and weeks ahead", Eurasia Group said in an e-mailed note. "I'm not scared of protesting".

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  • Pak mission 'spy' asked to leave India in 48 hrs

    Pak mission 'spy' asked to leave India in 48 hrs

    Despite its high-decibel campaign to isolate Islamabad diplomatically India extended an invite to the, Pakistan foreign ministry to participate in the meeting to be attended by foreign ministers of 14 countries. Meanwhile, as was expected, in a tit for tat move, Pakistan's foreign secretary summoned the Indian High Commissioner and conveyed the decision of the Government of Pakistan to declare Surjeet Singh, an official of the Indian High Commission, as persona non grata .

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  • As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton

    Citing opinion polling, the aide said Republicans could lose Senate seats in six battleground states: Pennsylvania, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Missouri. The Cook report, a leading political handicapper in Washington , said Republican senators and candidates have Donald Trump to blame for their plight.

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  • Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2016

    Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2016

    India face Pakistan in a group stage game of the Asian Champions Trophy on Sunday . Pakistan were lucky to find the goal in the last minute and open their account on the points table. Defenders- Rupinder Pal Singh, Pardeep Mor, Jasjit Singh Kular, Birendra Lakra, Kothajit Singh, Surender Kumar. Yu Xin's field goal in the sixth minute brought China back, but a 15th minute penalty conversion from Kim Hyeong-Jin gave South Korea a 3-1 lead in the first quarter.

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  • Philippines' Duterte says will not sever USA ties

    China, in 2012, seized Scarborough Shoal, a fishing ground that has become a key source of contention between the two countries. Well, that's a clear backtracking from his previous statements. After the comments, members of his cabinet attempted to underline that Duterte was suggesting less dependence. "China is ready for discussions with our friends in the Philippines on maritime cooperation and cooperation in many other areas", he said.

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  • Turkish military says Syrian border security largely achieved with Dabiq seizure

    Turkish military says Syrian border security largely achieved with Dabiq seizure

    Since the Turkey-backed operation, dubbed "Euphrates Shield", was launched on August 24, the rebel forces have seized control of some 1,240 square kilometers (479 square miles) territory from the jihadists, according to the statement . The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which monitors the war, had said Islamic State brought 1200 fighters to defend Dabiq . The statement from the group's Amaq news agency was in fact a fake which was widely circulated online as social ...

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  • NUJ commends Nigerian Government for release Of 21 Chibok girls

    Swiss officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment after confirming Thursday that they played a neutral, humanitarian role in the operation. According to the Global Terrorism Index released previous year by the Institute for Economics and Peace, a think tank, Boko Haram was the world's deadliest terrorist group in 2014.

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  • Stephen Colbert Prepares to Become a Canadian Citizen on 'The Late Show'

    Stephen Colbert Prepares to Become a Canadian Citizen on 'The Late Show'

    The host quipped, "That's more impressive than being an 11 time PGA player of the year", to great laughs. Stephen Colbert has dropped the right-wing pose and abandoned Comedy Central for CBS. "I guess, I guess we're all going to have to wait until November 9 to find out if we still have a country". Prior to that, Colbert spent eight years as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" as an on-air personality and writer of news satire for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series.

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  • Inflation rate climbs to 1.3 per cent in September

    Inflation rate climbs to 1.3 per cent in September

    Oct 21 The value of Canadian retail sales unexpectedly declined in August due to lower sales of new and used cars and a decline in purchases at general merchandise stores, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Grocery store food prices saw the first decline since March 2008 as the index fell 0.9%. The dollar rose to C$1.3334, up 0.6% from C$1.3229, putting it on track for its largest daily drop against the dollar in just under a month.

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  • Unilever resolves pricing row in UK

    The pound sterling has dropped by 16 per cent against the euro since the UK's Brexit vote. Graeme Pitkethly, Unilever's chief financial officer, has defended the company in its dispute with Tesco over the price hikes for dozens of popular brand from Marmite to PG Tips tea.

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  • Tributes paid to Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander

    Tributes paid to Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander

    What a wonderful woman, and such an fantastic and talented actress #thankyouforbeingyou ". "There was nothing telling us anything was wrong - she was just generally weak and under the weather. Few actors make such a mark that a character they have not played for 29 years is still adored by fans and co-stars alike. And Jack P. Shepherd, who plays David Platt, simply wrote: "R.I.P Jean Alexander ".

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