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Spain's Socialists vote to end political impasse

Spain's Socialists vote to end political impasse

Rajoy has been in charge in a caretaker role since he lost his overall majority in an election last December. The leadership of the Socialist Party, known as the PSOE, voted 139 to 96 Sunday in favor of abstaining in the confidence vote Rajoy faces next week, paving the way for the Popular Party leader to secure the country's top office after 10 months of political limbo. Read More

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Get in Media Jabs During Al Smith Dinner

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Get in Media Jabs During Al Smith Dinner

After listening to Hillary rattle on and on and on, I don't think so badly of Rosie O'Donnell anymore. Many students are still questioning the abilities of Clinton and Trump . Dolan later called his seat "the iciest place on the planet". "But getting through these three debates with Donald has to count as a miracle". "I believe differently that we must invest in working families in the middle class, in small businesses, that will boost the economy", the Democratic presidential nominee said. Read More

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China slams US for sailing warship in South China Sea

China slams US for sailing warship in South China Sea

The Chinese Defense Ministry called the patrol " illegal " and " provocative ", and claimed that the People's Liberation Army Navy vessels warned the Decatur to leave the area. Ross said the Decatur did not sail within 12 nautical miles of the islands, but crossed through a broader swath of ocean claimed by China. Beijing claims nearly the entire South China Sea, through which about $5 trillion worth of trade passes every year. Read More

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New Clinton ad features fallen soldier's father

As Khizr Khan walks through his house he tenderly holds his son's uniform hat, clutches the American flag presented at his son's military funeral, and sorts through photos of his son in uniform. It was certainly the most memorable speech of the convention, and it was a direct response to the Islamophobia Trump had been spreading in his campaign. Read More

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Trump? Clinton? Many young Americans prefer giant meteor, poll finds

Libertarian Gary Johnson got 1 percent and Green Party candidate Jill Stein received 3 percent. Most pollsters also now have Clinton projected to win the important swing states of Ohio, Florida, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Almost half of all voters still say their choice this presidential election will be the lesser of two evils, although Trump supporters feel that way more strongly than Clinton voters do. Read More

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China says visit by Philippine president restores trust

The substantive part of the Post report said: "The diplomatic sidestep was a clear sign of just how sensitive the standoff has become". China claims almost the entire strategically vital waterway. Aileenn Baviera is a professor with The Asian Center at the University of the Philippines. "It might just be a temporary thing", Li said. Duterte is traveling to China with more than 200 business leaders. Read More

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Corbyn Reelected as Labour Leader, Promises 'More Power' to Activists

Corbyn Reelected as Labour Leader, Promises 'More Power' to Activists

New Zealand's Labour party will have watched with interest the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn as Britain's Labour party leader, but it is hard to see what lessons are in it for them. "If the Labour Party splits, it could be the end of the Labour Party". Last month at a packed meeting at the Prince of Wales hotel in the town, party members in Southport gave Mr Corbyn 107 votes with challenger Owen Smith receiving 27. Read More

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Pence Visits Firebombed GOP Office in North Carolina

A news release Sunday from the town of Hillsborough said a bottle filled with flammable liquid was thrown through the window of the Orange County Republican Party headquarters overnight. The Republican officials that joined Pence were Orange County GOP chair Daniel Ashley and State Party Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse. Waddle said campaign workers posted the "Hillary for President" sign outside of the Hillary for America campaign office in the 5400 block of Raeford Road near Skibo ... Read More

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Donald Trump hints Hillary Clinton was on drugs during second presidential debate

Donald Trump hints Hillary Clinton was on drugs during second presidential debate

More than half of the two-dozen-odd attendees interviewed for this article were not (yet) American citizens. It featured Bollywood-style performers who danced in colorful, traditional costumes. Bannon , is a student of nationalist movements. Afzal said that Trump was trying to indulge in the politics of polarisation in his desperate bid to take over as the US President. Read More

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No. 1 Alabama trounces No. 9 Tennessee in 49-10 runaway

No. 1 Alabama trounces No. 9 Tennessee in 49-10 runaway

The only blemish on the Tide's first half was Tennessee's Alvin Kamara's seven-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. The Aggies had an open date this week. When Hurts tried to pass from deep in Alabama territory, he was hit and fumbled, setting up the Vols at the Bama 11 for a short touchdown. "So when you have punt returns, I think guys that are blocking. Read More

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UK's May leaning toward approving Heathrow expansion- FT

If Prime Minister Theresa May gives the green light to Heathrow , as expected, she faces a delicate balancing act to secure parliamentary approval without losing any of her ministers. Senior MPs are said to have told her that any attempt to allow a new runway would run up against determined opposition, including legal challenges that could extend the process for "decades". Read More

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Tim Cook and Bill Gates were on Clinton's veep list

Tim Cook and Bill Gates were on Clinton's veep list

Hillary Clinton's campaign circulated an a list of almost 40 individuals, including Bill and Melinda Gates, former Attorney General Eric Holder and Vermont Sen. Tom Perez, the secretary of labor and Rep. Javier Becerra, were also reportedly on Clinton's short list for the veep slot. The list of 39 was organized into what was described as seven "rough food groups ". Read More

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Our long, long wait for NX information ends Thursday morning

Our long, long wait for NX information ends Thursday morning

Nintendo will air a video tomorrow morning at 10 am Eastern time (7 am Pacific, 1600 CEST, 11 pm Japan) that will give a preview of the system, with more information to follow after. Nintendo's next (and smartest) opportunity to unveil the NX is next week. The tweet comes just a day after unnamed sources relayed to Express that the Japanese company is actually making its big announcement about the console this Friday, Oct. Read More

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Surgical strikes: Parrikar gives credit to RSS teachings

Surgical strikes: Parrikar gives credit to RSS teachings

Parrikar, while addressing an event at the Nirma University in Ahmadabad, on Monday said: "The Prime Minister hails from Mahatma Gandhi's home state and the Defence Minister comes from Goa which never had a "martial race". Asked if the Congress party's line on providing evidence on surgical strikes is same as its senior leader P. Chidambaram, Tewari said: "No one in the Congress has ever asked for evidence with regard to the surgical strikes". Read More

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Syria First Lady says she refused offer to leave

The diplomat stressed Washington's inability to carry out its obligations under agreements with Moscow to ensure safe civilian passage along the designated Castello road. Further west in Aleppo province, Russian raids killed 23 people in the village of Uwaijal on Monday, said the Syrian Observatory. Syrian activists had no immediate word on casualties. Read More

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Floods kill 11 people in central Vietnam, storm approaching

Floods kill 11 people in central Vietnam, storm approaching

In its bulletin issued 11 pm on Monday, state weather bureau PAGASA said Lawin still has maximum winds of up to 175 kilometers per hour (km/h) and gustiness of up to 215 km/h. "Fair weather will generally prevail in the country on Tuesday even if "Lawin" is already inside PAR but Northern and Central Luzon will begin experiencing this tropical cyclone's fury around Wednesday", said PAGASA weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio. Read More

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