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Author: 0 EU Commissioner Warns Of Militant Influx After Mosul Battle

The Iraqi security forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters, backed by United States air and ground support began the battle to take back Mosul on Monday. "Troops are on the move on various axes of advance toward the city", Col. John Dorrian reportedly. "Some commanders have reached their objectives ahead of schedule after encountering light-to-moderate resistance".

World U.S. Probes Third Attack on Ship Off Yemen's Coast
Author: 0 U.S. Probes Third Attack on Ship Off Yemen's Coast

Two attacks earlier in the week prompted the USA military to launch cruise missiles, which destroyed three radar sites. A new round of missiles may have been fired at an American Warship from a Houthi-controlled region in Yemen , according to U.S.

World Clinton camp rejects claim of 'rigged election'
Author: 0 Clinton camp rejects claim of 'rigged election'

The NBC poll shows Trump could have paid a steep price for the "Access Hollywood" tape that showed him bragging about sexually assaulting women, which was followed by nine women claiming specific instances of Trump groping or kissing them without consent.

World Iran sentences Iranian-American, his father each to 10 years
Author: 0 Iran sentences Iranian-American, his father each to 10 years

Siamak Namazi and his 80-year old father were convicted of "cooperating with the hostile American government" along with four other people including Nizar Zaka, a permanent U.S. Muhammad Ali, America's best-known covert to Islam, is still greatly respected in Iran as a figure of Muslim peace and charity in the world, and the couple had called for the release of prisoners in Iran in the past.

Author: 0 Religious leaders slam Clinton campaign over leaked emails

Clinton has declined to release the text of her comments to the Goldman Sachs firm, which took place several months after she stepped down as secretary of state, and her campaign has declined to either confirm or deny the authenticity of the emails.

Author: 0 Trump faces accusations from more women

Earlier in the day, another woman, Kristin Anderson, told the Washington Post that Trump had groped her in a nightclub in Manhattan in the 1990s. Zervos, who in 2006 appeared on Season 5 of the " The Apprentice ", an NBC reality show, said Trump's inappropriate behavior began in 2007, when the two met at his office in NY when she was visiting the city because, though she had been "fired" from the show, she "continued to see him as possible mentor and potential employer".

Author: 0 ISIS is strapping bombs to commercial drones

Other French troops were reportedly lightly wounded by the drone blast. ISIS used a drone loaded with explosives to attack a Kurdish and French position in northern Iraq on October 2, according to a report in the French newspaper Le Monde , killing two Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and badly wounding two French Special Operations troops.

World Nicola Sturgeon closes SNP conference with rallying cry for
Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon closes SNP conference with rallying cry for "inclusive Scotland"

Sturgeon said she would publish a draft referendum bill next week, accusing the British government of pushing for a "hard Brexit" and stirring up "xenophobia" with proposals to cut European Union immigration. On the conference stalls, T-shirts remain on sale emblazoned with the slogan "Yes" and the party's in-house newspaper is still called the Scots Independent.

World Carolina receives $5 million in FHWA relief funds for Hurricane Matthew damage
Author: 0 Carolina receives $5 million in FHWA relief funds for Hurricane Matthew damage

The vote had been set for October 9, but the council postponed the balloting after Hurricane Matthew slammed Haiti last week, leaving more than 500 people dead and 175,000 displaced. Neighboring state North Carolina has received more attention in the wake of Hurricane Matthew , with new reports of death and devastation each day.

World British soccer player found not guilty of rape after retrial
Author: 0 British soccer player found not guilty of rape after retrial

He was questioned by police and admitted he had sex with her - but claimed it was consensual. Also adding that Mr Evans treated her with a "callous, self-centred indifference essentially indistinguishable from utter contempt". Welsh global footballer Ched Evans has been acquitted of raping a teenager following a retrial. Each time she woke up saying she had no memory of what had happened.

Author: 0 Israel suspends cooperation with Unesco after Jerusalem vote

In the statement , Bokova wrote that the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Temple Mount are holy sites for Muslims while the nearby Western Wall is "the holiest place in Judaism". The site includes the Western Wall, a remnant of the biblical temple that Jews pray. 'The theatre of the absurd at UNESCO continues and today the organization adopted another delusional decision which says that the people of Israel have no connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, ' Israeli Prime ...

World Take steps to prevent fires at home, IFD says
Author: 0 Take steps to prevent fires at home, IFD says

To request the installation of a smoke detector, citizens can contact the Detroit Fire Department at 313-596-2900. With possible power outages from incoming storms, be sure you also have alarms with a battery backup. Stats from the National Fire Protection Association show that home decorations are usually the first thing to catch fire in 900 reported home fires each year.

World High wind warning in effect for Bainbridge, Puget Sound
Author: 0 High wind warning in effect for Bainbridge, Puget Sound

The weather service's Portland office said it broke its record for the most tornado warnings in a day, issuing 10 on Friday. The power at the Bremerton ferry terminal went out and about 5,000 Puget Sound Energy customers in the area were without electricity.

Author: 0 Jos Buttler disappointed with Bangladesh celebrations

The incident occurred after the England captain was found to have been trapped lbw by Taskin Ahmed following a review and Somerset-born Buttler was unhappy with the celebrations by the Bangladeshi players. Jake Ball took two wickets in two balls as Bangladesh wilted and England won by 21 runs. He walked back towards the opposing players before being ushered away by the umpire, later suggesting Bangladesh had been over-exuberant in their celebrations.

World South Africa's president seeks to block release of report
Author: 0 South Africa's president seeks to block release of report

Earlier this week Zuma demanded to see all the evidence that Madonsela had gathered as part of her investigation into allegations of state capture by the controversial Gupta Family. "Zuma saw the dark clouds gathering from March when he received questions". That payment was also the result of an investigation by Public Protector Madonsela.

Author: 0 Former Portuguese PM to become next UN Secretary General?

One of the big questions for the Secretary General-designate might well be: can he do a better administrative job in his new role than he did in the past, as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR)? Veto powers Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States used color-coded ballots to indicate for the first time whether they meant to block a candidate.

Author: 0 Chinese President to Attend BRICS Summit

They can not also ignore the support India received from south Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka, leading to the cancellation of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) meet scheduled to be held in Pakistan this November.

Author: 0 Philippine president forms panel to probe media violence, protect press

It may be that Duterte is trying play China and the United States off each other in order to secure the best deals and relations for the Philippines, but the way in which he has done that risks overplaying his hand, spoiling one relationship for another that may not be more beneficial.

World Spanish diplomat found dead at Islamabad residence
Author: 0 Spanish diplomat found dead at Islamabad residence

The post Spanish diplomat dead in Islamabad appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The pistol was found near Giners body, police said, suggesting that it may have been a case of suicide. Authorities reached the area and shifted the body to PIMS for medico-legal formalities. Superintendent Police (SP) City Shaikh Zubair said that a forensic mobile lab had reached the spot and further investigations are underway.

World Bombing suspect's jail death deprives German authorities of key source on ISIS
Author: 0 Bombing suspect's jail death deprives German authorities of key source on ISIS

Albakr's capture ended a manhunt that lasted nearly two days, and the manner of his arrest has raised questions about whether police botched an attempt on Saturday to detain him. Federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maiziere and head of the Federal Agency of Migration and Refugees Frank-Juergen Weise hold a press conference regarding the numbers of asylum seeker for September 2016 as well as the.

World Amid Saudi row, Egypt reasserts commitment to Gulf allies
Author: 0 Amid Saudi row, Egypt reasserts commitment to Gulf allies

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi denied on Thursday Ethiopian accusations that his country was supporting the opposition after a wave of violent protests that left hundreds dead. Saudi Arabia has been a strong supporter of Egypt since the ouster of former president Mohammed Morsi and has provided Egypt with billions in financial and other aid.

Author: 0 UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe claims party colleague 'came at me'

But Hookem characterized the encounter, in an anteroom to an office where other UKIP MEPs were meeting, as "grappling", and said it was instigated by Woolfe. A party statement said Woolfe would remain in the hospital overnight awaiting the results of more tests. Their care has been exceptional. "I then said "no Steven, you had 20 days to get this in and the reason it never went in was it was your fault".

World British PM unveils new vision, calls for fairer society
Author: 0 British PM unveils new vision, calls for fairer society

The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said the prime minister was determined not to give much away about her European Union negotiating strategy and objectives, but the reality was that many of her most senior ministers did not agree on what they were aiming for.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan tells Iraqi leader to 'know his place'

Erdogan was responding to an objection by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who reportedly vowed on Sunday not to allow Ankara to participate in the upcoming offensive "under any circumstances". "You are not my equivalent, you are not of the same quality as me", Erdogan continued. "The Federal Supreme Court ruled that a decision issued by the Prime Minister previous year to abolish the three vice presidential posts for Nuri al-Maliki, Osama al-Nujaifi and Ayad Allawi is ...

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