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Israeli PM: Either candidate will maintain US peace policy

The French envoy for the Mideast peace Pierre Vimont revealed the news during a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Secretary-General PLO Executive Committee Saeb Erekat told reporters. Over the past year, Palestinians, many acting alone and often using rudimentary weapons, have killed at least 35 Israelis and two visiting Americans in similar attacks.During the same period, at least 226 Palestinians have died in violent incidents in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza ... Read More »

Turkey criticizes Kurdish push to free Raqqa

The operation by the Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ), which includes the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and some Arab groups, began on Saturday and aims to encircle and ultimately capture Raqqa . "The Kurdish participation is problematic", as the BBC's Mark Lowen reports , because "Kurdish fighters are accused of expelling Arabs from areas they've taken in the north and Raqqa has an overwhelming Arab majority". Read More »

Federal judge rejects voter intimidation arguments

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) lawsuit asked the judge to prohibit the RNC from allocating money to fund, reimburse expenses or provide support to Donald Trump and his campaign's "voter intimidation program" or Trump supporters' plans to serve as poll-watchers on Election Day on November 8. Read More »

Drug suspect to be repatriated to Philippines after mayor father shot dead

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Exactly a month after his transfer to the jail, Espinosa was killed in what CIDG-8 (Eastern Visayas) claimed was a shootout. They said they found a.45 cal. He told the Inquirer that he planned to visit the wake of Espinosa at his house in Barangay Tinago, Albuera. Gordon himself had earlier expressed alarm too over Espinosa's killing, saying it is a dagger in the heart of the criminal justice system as it appears that even those who are in the custody of the law are no longer safe. Read More »

People rush to vote early in Martin County

The last day to vote early is Monday, Nov. 7. Nedra Parks said Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Obama support numerous same policies. Democrats were much more of the early vote electorate four years ago. There was another striking example of hyped voter suppression versus the realities on the ground Thursday, when a federal judge shut down a legal effort by Pennsylvania Republicans to allow people who do not live locally to be polling place observers. Read More »

GST Council decides on four-tier tax structure of 5-28%

State finance ministers, who are part of the Council, rejected a separate cess as an additional tax over and above the GST Jaitley wanted to impose on demerit and ultra luxury goods in the 26 per cent slab to raise Rs 50,000 crore for compensating the states. Read More »

Fox News host 'sorry' for inaccurate Hillary Clinton story

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On the Fox News program " Fox & Friends ", the former New York City mayor and Trump advisor talked about frustration some FBI agents had with Clinton during the investigation into her private email server. "The FBI is Trumpland ", one current agent told the Guardian, adding that Clinton is "the antichrist personified to a large swath of FBI personnel", and that "the reason why they're leaking is they're pro-Trump". Read More »

Teargas and stones fly as French police evacuate migrants from Calais Jungle

The government expects the evacuation will take at least a week. A spokeswoman in the ground said: "Walking around, we've come across many youngsters with no idea where to go or who to speak to". More than 70 basic shops and eateries inside the camp will also come down. Numerous refugees who had fled war and poverty came from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Eritrea. Read More »

26 civilians dead after Afghan raid on Taliban

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The Department of Defense has identified a soldier from Western Pennsylvania as one of two Green Berets who died in Afghanistan Nov. 3. The defense officials said at least 3 soldiers of the Afghan special forces also lost their lives during the operation together with the 2 United States special forces. Read More »

Senior Al Qaeda leaders confirmed dead in Afghanistan

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Al-Qatani, considered as the terror network's leader for the region, was targeted along with another Al-Qaeda leader Bilal al-Utabi in a series of drone strikes on 23rd October. However, Afghanistan's intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security, which had already announced Qatani's death a few days ago, identified him as the leader of Al Qaeda in the country. Read More »

Alabama death row inmate gets seventh stay of execution: Why now?

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According to the court's order, Arthur's stay request would remain granted until the justices decide whether to consider the case. Arthur was convicted for the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker of Muscle Shoals. A state senator has filed a bill that would authorize Alabama to carry out executions by firing squad. The order did not state a reason for the stay of execution. Read More »

Justice Secretary Liz Truss fails to condemn Brexit ruling backlash

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Brexit-supporting newspapers reacted with fury on Friday to the court's decision, with The Daily Mail's " Enemies of the People " headline echoed by The Daily Telegraph's headline proclaiming "The judges versus the people". Tory MPs have called on Mrs May to take action, with former ministers saying she must "make clear" that the independence of the judiciary is a fundamental element of British democracy. Read More »

Ex-Vanderbilt football player sentenced to 17 years in prison

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Former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Vandenburg was sentenced to 17 years in prison today after he was convicted of five counts aggravated rape and other felonies in June. 4, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. "I was living out my dream and in an instant, it all changed", Vandenburg said. According to surveillance video and testimonies, Vandenburg carried the unconscious victim to his dorm room, where he filmed and participated in the assault. Read More »

Ryan says he'll seek re-election as speaker

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Those responsibilities may be over soon, as The Hill reported Ryan may be stepping down from the position after the election. In a National Review profile published Thursday , Tim Alberta writes that "Pence declined three times to answer the question of whether Ryan should be reelected as speaker". Read More »

This isn't 'Survivor,' Obama says; Trump, Clinton fire away

She's likely not made her last visits to Florida or North Carolina, states that her campaign is blanketing with high-profile surrogates, including President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. Trump was in North Carolina, too, delivering a defense-related speech at a nighttime rally in which he said he couldn't picture Clinton as commander in chief. Read More »

Clinton makes bid for Arizona, Trump tries to keep focus

Supreme Court justices who back the Citizens United decision that allows billionaires to donate unlimited amounts of money to influence elections. That includes the campaign's MI firewall, a remarkable situation for a candidate who looked to be cruising to an easy win just a week ago. Read More »

Donald Trump stumping in Central Florida again

ABC/Washington Post has Trump edging her by one point while another poll by LA Times/USC shows Trump ahead by four points. Protesters greeted Clinton's motorcade in Dade City and chanted "lock her up" at times during her speech. At Clinton's rally, the focus remained on assailing Trump's personal character. I don't blame them. "I want to be very respectful". Meanwhile, Mr Trump has branded Mrs Clinton "corrupt" and said she would "destroy American healthcare forever". Read More »

Russell Westbrook: 'Warriors Talk A Lot Of Trash … We'll See Them Again'

Kevin Durant and Warriors embarrassed Russell Westbrook and his ex-Thunder teammates in the NBA Thursday night. He runs the floor a lot, he gets dunks, he gets transition 3's and that's kind of how we want to play. Tonight they will be going for their fifth constitutive win as they hit the road to play the Kobe Bryant less Los Angeles Lakers. Consecutive 3s before the half, baskets off rebounds, altering shots with that superior wingspan, KD flat out did it all. Read More »

Melbourne Cup 2016: Almandin claims victory

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One of Australia's most successful businessmen, Williams has now figured in the ownership of five Melbourne Cup winners while jockey Kerrin McEvoy has ridden his second victor of the race. "He begged me to give me a ride on him", he said . Anyway, he said "I'd better go" so it was good. Williams conceded that he had some anxious moments watching the closing stages of the race. Read More »

Chinese vice foreign minister visits North Korean capital

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The Track 2 talks have been taking place sporadically for years, with meetings in Singapore, Berlin, Beijing and elsewhere. Kirby was referring to the two days of meetings held in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur last week between North Korean diplomats, including Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol, and former nuclear negotiators Robert Gallucci and Joseph DeTrani. Read More »

Kasich votes McCain instead of Trump

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The symbolic vote fulfilled his promise last month to abandon Mr. Trump in light of a 2005 recording of the business mogul talking on a hot mic about groping women, but it went back on a "loyalty pledge" that he signed previous year promising to support the party's nominee, "regardless of who it is". Read More »

Putin grants Russian citizenship to actor Steven Seagal

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Seagal, an outspoken Republican known for his martial arts moves in films such as Under Siege , was born in MI, but seems like he wishes it was Moscow . Russia's Tass news agency reported that Seagal said during his visit that he was interested in spending several months each year in the country. Last year, professional boxer Roy Jones Jr. Read More »

Man charged with murder, assault in Abbotsford, BC, school stabbing

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Pound added: "We are asking anyone that has had contact with Mr. Klein, whether it be social media, email, or face-to-face, to bring information forward to investigators". He said it is not yet known how long the man, who is still in police custody, was in the school before attacking the two female students. It happened Tuesday afternoon, just after 2 p.m. Read More »

Home sales in Greater Toronto Area smash record, even as prices soar

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The board said 2,233 properties were sold in October of this year, down from the 3,646 home sales recorded in the same month last year. "It just really seems to be a continuation of the entire year that we've seen", said Shawn Zigelstein, a sales representative with Royal LePage Your Community Realty. Read More »

Republicans outpacing Dems in Florida early voting

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But under MI law, they still have to time to change their mind. So far in this general election , the United States Postal Service has successfully delivered almost 3.1 million ballots and several millions of pieces of election mail into the hands of Colorado voters. Read More »

Clinton Camp Says FBI Chief Guilty of 'Double Standard'

John Yang begins our coverage. Mr Comey agreed with the statement but was against making it public before the election, according to U.S. media. The White House defended Comey on Monday, with press secretary Josh Earnest saying President Barack Obama does not believe that Comey was intentionally trying to sway the election. Read More »

Applications Open for Heating Assistance Program

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Low-income households are encouraged to apply for assistance, especially if faced with choosing between paying high heating bills in the cold winter months, or buying essentials like food or medicine. Income-eligibility guidelines for LIHEAP are set at 150 percent of the federal poverty-level income. Once enrolled in LIHEAP, customers are automatically enrolled in the program. Read More »