Venezuela's opposition calls for nationwide protests after recall bid halted

Venezuela's opposition calls for nationwide protests after recall bid halted The United States said it was "deeply concerned" by the decision to halt the referendum process. His foes had vowed to push for a recall referendum against him in 2016, which, if successful would have triggered fresh presidential elections that polls show Maduro would lose. [Full Article...]

Takeaways As Philippines' Duterte Retracts Anti-US "Separation"

Duterte has also repeated his denunciation of Obama on Thursday as a "son of a whore". Upon his arrival in Davao on Friday night, Duterte did clarify that he just meant a " separation of foreign policy" when he announced his "separation" from the US. [Full Article...]

Haiti authorities nab some 1 dozen of 172 escaped inmates

Haiti authorities nab some 1 dozen of 172 escaped inmates A witness said the police set up checkpoints on roads leading from the prison and detained several people without identity cards. The prison break occurred at a facility in Arcahaie on Saturday, said Inspector Garry Derosiers, the national police spokesman. [Full Article...]

United States election 2016: Trump says sex assault claims aimed to hurt him

United States election 2016: Trump says sex assault claims aimed to hurt him He has insisted the video was just talk and but several women have since gone public with allegations against the NY property billionaire. Trump's campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment about Zervos' account. US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R ) has received support from Mike Pence. "Believe me, she would not be my first choice, that I can tell you", T... [Full Article...]

Iraqi PM rejects Turkish claim on Mosul campaign

Col. John Dorrian, a US military spokesman in Baghdad, played down the effect of this week's clash between the leaders of Iraq and Turkey, as the USA military prepares to assist an Iraqi assault on the city of Mosul , a major objective in defeating the Islamic State . [Full Article...]

Thousands flock to Cameroon hospitals in search of family

Cameroon has declared Monday, October 24, 2016 as the day of national mourning for the victims of the train derailment between the capital Yaounde and Douala killing at least 75 people on Friday. He said his brother's life could have been saved if rescue workers arrived earlier. Reports suggest that as many as 1,300 people were crammed on board the train, which usually carries just 600. [Full Article...]

Packed passenger train overturns in Cameroon

Packed passenger train overturns in Cameroon ESEKA, Cameroon (AP ) — The death toll from an overloaded train that derailed in Cameroon has risen, rescue workers and hospital staff said Saturday, estimating that at least 73 people had been killed. Crtv gave the tolls of 53 dead and more than 300 injured, adding that some of the injured where in a very serious condition. "Technical investigations are under way now to determine the causes of ... [Full Article...]

Fact-Checking Trump's Position On 'Partial-Birth' Abortion

Fact-Checking Trump's Position On 'Partial-Birth' Abortion Flailing Republican candidate Donald Trump promises that the landmark Roe vs. Wade ruling will be overturned "automatically" if he is empowered to make appointments to the nation's Supreme Court. "And I could just not be more opposed to that kind of thinking". But the most egregious fumble by Trump in the Supreme Court segment was his failure to pick up on Clinton's promise to attack the Citiz... [Full Article...]

Indians fans pitch in with wedding gifts for star rookie

On Wednesday, the Cleveland Indians were the first team to punch their ticket to the Major League Baseball World Series . But Terry Francona did not pick Merritt as a starter for no reason. The Indians swept the Red Sox, and almost swept the Blue Jays. For the second consecutive year in the row, the boys from the 6 have been eliminated from the ALCS. [Full Article...]

West Indies start well after Gabriel's career best

Bravo had to open the first innings after regular opener Kraigg Brathwaite had been off the field too long late in the Pakistan innings. Younis, who sat out the first Test having only just recovered from a bout of dengue fever, came to the crease with Pakistan wobbling on 42-2 after Devendra Bishoo bowled opener Sami Aslam in the fifth over for six and Azhar Ali had chopped on to paceman Sha... [Full Article...]

Philippine president says he won't sever ties with US

Philippine president says he won't sever ties with US As for his declared intent to wean the Philippines away from the US, Elago said "the President's rhetoric should be concretized soon, or else his words would be meaningless", as she urged Duterte to "urgently begin the process of reviewing and eventually abrogating lopsided agreements with the US", particularly the Mutual Defense Treaty, Mutual Logistics Support Agreement, Visiting Forces Agreemen... [Full Article...]

UN chief in Haiti gets glimpse of Matthew's destruction

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on October 11. Haiti had only started to emerge from the devastating aftermath of a January 2010 natural disaster that killed more than 200,000 people when the hurricane struck the island nation. [Full Article...]

Trump says Clinton incited fights at rallies

O'Keefe. After a video from provocateur James O'Keefe made the rounds of conservative media throughout the day, CNN lent Project Veritas a large bit of credibility when it covered it at the beginning of the 8 PM hour tonight. An undercover filmmaker posing as a donor is seen attempting to engage Foval and Creamer in discussions of voter fraud and other schemes. One of the operatives brag... [Full Article...]

Perth father accused of killing his two kids

Perth father accused of killing his two kids Police also found their 35-year-old father with severe injuries. It is understood the children appeared to have been stabbed to death. Det Insp Clements said police were not looking for a suspect. "We have a family liaison officer appointed to her; we are in direct contact with her", he said. It was initially reported the children were aged 4 and 5. [Full Article...]

China says supports Philippines' Duterte drug war

Bensouda said her office will closely monitor developments in the Philippines in coming weeks with a view to establishing whether she should open a preliminary investigation. Andanar said the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) noted that the safety of journalists and the prosecution and punishment of those who kill members of the media are essential to preser... [Full Article...]

India Beat Iran to Clinch Title

India Beat Iran to Clinch Title India led 15-3 inside the opening minutes, and that soon became 36-8 at half-time - 22 raid points and 8 tackle points - as India's attacking prowess proved far too much for Thailand's defensive unit to cope with. Raiders Ajay Thakur and Pardeep Narwal will have been pivotal to India's victory in the Final .The deadly duo managed 11 and 14 points respectively in the semis against Thais. [Full Article...]

United States seeks clarity on Duterte 'separation' comments

Exports will drop, equating to an unnecessary increase in unemployment, said Joseph. The administration agreed a deal with Duterte's predecessor granting U.S. "We think that in today's global relations we should not have Cold War thinking, this kind of win-or-lose or zero-sum game mentality", the spokesperson told a regular press briefing (link in Chinese) on Friday. [Full Article...]

Russia summons Belgian ambassador over attack in Syria

Russia summons Belgian ambassador over attack in Syria Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists Friday that whether Russian Federation extends the pause in fighting further "depends on how the process of fighters leaving the city - which so far is sluggish, unfortunately". Speaking by telephone, he said any evacuations should be coordinated with the United Nations in order for people to feel they can leave safely. "I don't want to risk my li... [Full Article...]

GOP congressman: No, the election isn't rigged

And when you're a star, they let you do it. Grab them by the p****. But if you are not wholly with Trump , you are against him. The Democratic party would need to win five seats to regain control - four if Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton wins the presidency. [Full Article...]

Aguero, Kompany staying put - Guardiola

Aguero, Kompany staying put - Guardiola Manchester City's spine of goalkeeper Joe Hart, center back Vincent Kompany, midfielder Yaya Toure and striker Sergio Aguero has anchored the team since 2011 in the most decorated period in its history. "I was impressed, it will be tough but of course we need to win". However, he said City must learn to be more clinical. "I've never been with Vincent - just training one or two months with hi... [Full Article...]

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