• Former Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident

    Former Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident

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    They have concluded that Lesin's death by "blunt force trauma" in the DuPont Circle Hotel sometime between November 4 and 5, 2015, was from injuries stemming from "acute ethanol intoxication". The chief medical examiner's office said Lesin sustained injuries that resulted in his death while alone in his room, according to a statement from the USA attorney's office.
  • Putin offers Pakistan help in fighting terrorism after Quetta blast

    Putin offers Pakistan help in fighting terrorism after Quetta blast

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    In the chaos, cadets and trainers ran for their lives, jumping through windows and off rooftops to try to escape. The message by Ali Shamkhani, Leader's representative to Iran's Supreme National Security Council, was addressed to Nasser Khan Janjua, Pakistan's National Secutiy Adviser where he offered condolences to Pakistan's government and bereaved families of the victims of the attack.
  • Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics

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    The loudest critic has to be Neera Tanden , CEO of Center for American Progress, who has railed against Hillary's private email system . As the Republican came under scrutiny for comments he made in a 2005 tape about grabbing women by their genitals, he drudged up attacks on the Clintons' marriage, even holding a press conference with Bill's accusers before the second general election debate.
  • Nissan to build new cars in Sunderland as it rejects Brexit doubts

    Nissan to build new cars in Sunderland as it rejects Brexit doubts

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    Nissan's decision to carry on backing the Sunderland plant is brilliant news for Britain. There are other ways in which financial incentives could have been provided to Nissan without breaking the rules, though, such as training grants, improving the road connectivity to and from the factory - something that is already happening - and providing grants to make the plant more environmentally friendly, which Sunderland City Council has been doing.
  • Clinton: Donald Trump Is

    Clinton: Donald Trump Is "Threatening Our Democracy"

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    It was after this prayer that Clinton and Trump exchanged pleasantries. "Come to think of it, you know what would be a good number for a woman?" "I went to 112 countries as your Secretary of State and I saw the difference between what we do and what others do", she said.
  • Michelle Obama hits campaign trail with Clinton for first time

    Michelle Obama hits campaign trail with Clinton for first time

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    Speaking at a rally in Springfield, Ohio, Trump said Clinton, "speaks very badly of Putin and I don't think that's smart". "It's natural that women care about their country, too, and we're smart", she says, listing all of the issues that take precedence for her over the leaked Access Hollywood tape recording in which Donald Trump boasts about groping women.
  • Why African states have started leaving the ICC

    Why African states have started leaving the ICC

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    Gambia's own Fatou Bensouda, the court's chief prosecutor, notes that while nine out of ten cases now being heard do involve Africa, six of the nine were brought by African governments, and that two were referred to the court by the UN Security Council.
  • The Gambia joins African queue to leave ICC

    The Gambia joins African queue to leave ICC

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    The small West African country of Gambia has announced its intention to depart from the International Criminal Court. The country claimed its association with the court was at odds with the African nation's efforts at building sustainable peace in the region.
  • IS Loses Control of Symbolic Syrian Border Village

    IS Loses Control of Symbolic Syrian Border Village

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    The tiny Syrian village of Dabiq was to have been the site of an apocalyptic showdown between Christian and Muslim armies, an Islamic version of the battle of Armageddon that would herald the end of the world, according to ancient prophesies embraced and trumpeted by the Islamic State.
  • Donald Trump says he has 'no interest' in Trump TV

    Donald Trump says he has 'no interest' in Trump TV

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    Mr Donald Trump's campaign has launched a nightly show on Facebook Live aiming to bypass "the media filter", as White House hopefuls sprint the final leg of a charged race. We have the most incredible people. More than 56,000 Facebook users were tuned in early in the show. Chances are that Conway's interview on Trump Tower Live will have a different tenor and tone than the interview she conducted with NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday .
  • Mediterranean three times more deadly than 2015

    Mediterranean three times more deadly than 2015

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    More than 153,000 people have arrived on its shores as economic migrants and asylum seekers, already matching the total number of arrivals in 2015. "This year so far, crossings stand at 327,800", he said. While the total number of people making the crossing over that route has stayed approximately constant, according to the International Organization for Migration , the number crossing the sea to Greece has dramatically decreased in the same period after the European Union and Turkey struck ...
  • Clashes, artillery fire in Aleppo after truce expires: monitor

    Clashes, artillery fire in Aleppo after truce expires: monitor

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    Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey "had no choice" but to enter al-Bab, despite criticism from the global community, "because we need to prepare an area purged from terrorism. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed concern Friday regarding the refusal of fighters from a former Al-Qaeda affiliate, the Fateh al-Sham Front, to leave the city.
  • Spain: King expected to call on PM to form govt, end impasse

    Spain: King expected to call on PM to form govt, end impasse

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    The Socialists, who have 84 deputies, voted for the abstention to avoid a potentially disastrous third election and more political uncertainty. Two inconclusive elections since December have left Mr Rajoy running a caretaker government. Speaker Ana Pastor said the debate would continue on Thursday but did not confirm that a first parliamentary vote on whether to give the conservative prime minister another term would be held that day, as is widely expected.
  • Trump gains on Clinton despite furore over women, election comments - Reuters/Ipsos poll

    Trump gains on Clinton despite furore over women, election comments - Reuters/Ipsos poll

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    Trump joked about considering giving Clinton a pardon if he's elected president, a reference to his promise to have a special prosecutor investigate her email use during the second presidential debate . "But, Your Eminence, you deserve great credit for bringing together two people who've been at each other's throats - mortal enemies, bitter foes; I've got to ask, how did you get the governor and mayor here together tonight?" "The audience more or less accurately, I think, reflects the ...
  • Aleppo city quiet on third day of ceasefire, no aid yet

    Aleppo city quiet on third day of ceasefire, no aid yet

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    In the face of a mounting worldwide outcry over Aleppo's plight, Moscow announced that the ceasefire, which was originally scheduled to last just eight hours, would be extended until 1600 GMT on Saturday. Opposition factions also announced that "the drums of war are rolling out" near Aleppo, saying breaking the siege of the Syrian forces was "just a matter of time".
  • Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Share 'Touching' Moment at Charity Dinner

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    But Cardinal Timothy Dolan , the NY archbishop seated between them at the dinner, described a less antagonistic moment backstage after he invited them to pray. Obama said Trump supporters' claim of a rigged election is meant to discourage American voters to show up at polling centers on November 8. Speaking in a phone conversation with the Herald, Cramer characterized the latter comment a sarcastic joke-that Trump certainly wouldn't challenge an election he'd won.
  • Israeli troops' gunfire kills Palestinian in northern Hebron

    Israeli troops' gunfire kills Palestinian in northern Hebron

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    Over 250 Palestinians , including children and women, have been killed at the hands of Israeli forces in what is regarded as the third Palestinian Intifada (uprising), since the beginning of last October. The occupied territories have been the scene of heightened tensions since August 2015, when Israel imposed restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshipers into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds in an alleged bid to change the status quo of the Muslim site.
  • Did Trump launch Trump TV during the last debate?

    Did Trump launch Trump TV during the last debate?

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    The events "gave the Trump campaign an opportunity to leverage our candidate's massive digital footprint to take our message straight to millions of voters, without the filter of the clearly biased media", Parscale said . Right Side is an outlet, best known for its YouTube page, that broadcasts a conservative slant on news. You could easily see Sean Hannity defecting from Fox News.
  • Syrian rebels capture symbolically crucial Dabiq from Islamic State

    Syrian rebels capture symbolically crucial Dabiq from Islamic State

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    Taking control of Dabiq has eliminated the threat to Turkey from rockets fired by jihadists, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a written statement on October 17. They were supported by Turkish tanks and artillery, and airstrikes from worldwide coalition warplanes. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter also welcomed the retaking of Dabiq as both a military and symbolic blow to Islamic State and thanked Turkey for the role it played.