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Despite separation, United States and Philippines may not be headed to divorce
- October 23, 2016

A day after he provoked fresh diplomatic alarm over ties with the US, Duterte was attempting to clarify his announcement regarding his "separation" from Washington. The White House, which had responded to the "separation" speech by saying there had been "too many" troubling statements from Mr Duterte recently, was quick to welcome the apparent shift in tone. (more...)
Dem Operative Resigns After Video Suggests He Plotted Trump Protests
- October 23, 2016

Creamer, who is married to Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky, was one of multiple Democratic strategists the video showed, allegedly discussing how to provoke violence from Trump supporters. In the video, which combines clips from recordings taken at different times, Scott Foval , national field director of the liberal group Americans United for Change , revealed a practice he called "bird-dogging". (more...)
Pence struggles to defend Pence struggles to defend "rigged" vote claims
- October 23, 2016

Clinton fell into the Trump trap, allowing the debate to be reduced to one revolving around personalities rather than issues. Among all voters, Ryan favorability rating has sunk to negative 20, the lowest rating recorded in a YouGov/Economist poll for the GOP leader since he became speaker of the House one year ago. (more...)
Shell carries No. 12 WVU past TCU
- October 23, 2016

Their first three games after joining the Big 12 in 2012 were decided on the final snap, including two that went to overtime. "We will approach this like we do the rest of them: Enjoy a win tomorrow and get back at it". The freaky incident occurred in the third quarter on what appeared to be a standard running play by West Virginia. The senior quarterback completed 69.6 percent of his passes for 231 yards and four touchdowns. (more...)
Russia: Terrorists Exploiting Humanitarian Pause, Preparing to Attack Eastern Aleppo
- October 23, 2016

A cease-fire to allow wounded civilians and rebels to leave besieged parts of Aleppo has been extended into the weekend by Russian Federation, but hoped-for medical evacuations didn't materialize by Friday evening because of a lack of security guarantees, officials and residents said. (more...)
Two Americans Held in Yemen Freed Two Americans Held in Yemen Freed
- October 23, 2016

A senior US defense official said the Mason was in global waters when multiple incoming surface-to-surface missiles were reported by the ship's crew to have been detected about 3:30 p.m. According to one USA official, an initial report indicated that the destroyer had deployed defensive missiles, which resulted in the interception of one of the missiles, and that the other may have fallen into the sea. (more...)
Russian Federation warships pass through English Channel under UK Navy's watchful eye
- October 23, 2016

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the tactics from the Russian navy was aimed at "testing" British capabilities. The British Royal Navy sent the Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan from Portsmouth to monitor the Russian fleet . "It was thanks to the United Kingdom that Russian action in Syria was on the agenda for this summit", British Prime Minister Theresa May said, referring to a summit of the European Union's 28 leaders Thursday and Friday. (more...)
SMU defends Ward, stuns No. 11 Houston SMU defends Ward, stuns No. 11 Houston
- October 23, 2016

They knocked off No. 3 Oklahoma in the opening week, then breezed through the next four weeks. The last time the Mustangs beat a team ranked 11th or higher, they were No. And SMU (2-4, 0-2) is another three-touchdown underdog. Cincinnati (4-3, 1-3) came up with two key defensive stops in the fourth quarter to snap a two-game skid. (more...)
AT&T merger with Time-Warner could be immi 6:04 pm Sat AT&T merger with Time-Warner could be immi 6:04 pm Sat
- October 23, 2016

Once the deal closes, Time Warner shareholders will own between 14.4 per cent and 15.7 per cent of AT&T shares. ORIGINAL: According to The Wall Street Journal (via Variety ), AT&T has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner. Its assets include the HBO , CNN, TBS and TNT networks as well as the Warner Bros film studio, producer of the "Batman" and " Harry Potter " film franchises. (more...)
Truex wins pole after bolt from confiscated at Talladega
- October 23, 2016

He finished fifth in the Daytona 500 when the Toyotas executed perfectly to get four of the top five positions, but isn't expecting that teamwork to work the same on Sunday. "The big thing that swung everything around was Kevin winning [at Kansas]", Logano said. “It isnt disappointing because we still should be proud of the effort we had, but it would have meant a lot if he finished second.”. (more...)
Voice and video calling now available in Facebook Messenger for Windows 10 Voice and video calling now available in Facebook Messenger for Windows 10
- October 23, 2016

However, rumors suggest that the beta version of the app is testing the service now, so it is quite likely that we might get to hear about this feature becoming available on WhatsApp as well, sometime soon. Since the feature has only been introduced on Windows Phones, the person you are trying to contact with must also have the same along with the updated app. (more...)
At long last, Chicago Cubs are World Series bound At long last, Chicago Cubs are World Series bound
- October 23, 2016

The drought ended when closer Aroldis Chapman got Yasiel Puig to ground into a double play, setting off a wild celebration at Wrigley Field. This is a new team, this is a completely different time of our lives. They won three straight against the Dodgers after trailing 2-1 in the series. Pitching on five days' rest, the three-time NL Cy Young Award victor needed 30 pitches to get through the first. (more...)
Red Bull leads the way in final practice at US Grand Prix Red Bull leads the way in final practice at US Grand Prix
- October 23, 2016

As the session began to wind down, the two Mercedes drivers went out on track for their flying lap. He beat out Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the process. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg , of Germany, sits in is vehicle during the final practice session for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas , Saturday, Oct. (more...)
Americans' Concerns About Vote Fraud Have Been Consistent Since 2000 Americans' Concerns About Vote Fraud Have Been Consistent Since 2000
- October 23, 2016

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the state's chief election official , denounced Trump's claims that the election would be rigged. "Participation in the system - and particularly voting- should be encouraged, not dismissed or undermined because a candidate is afraid he's going to lose", said the statement. (more...)
Yemen to start 72-hour ceasefire, United Nations special envoy says
- October 23, 2016

Back in August, peace talks failed, prompting an increase in airstrikes over the past two months. On Sunday, the United States , Britain and Cheikh Ahmed issued an appeal to the rival parties in the civil war to declare a ceasefire. Clashes killed dozens of fighters across the country on Wednesday, including in combat near the Saudi border and around the rebel-held capital Sanaa, military sources said. (more...)
Trump Digs In On Claims Of 'Rigged' Election Trump Digs In On Claims Of 'Rigged' Election
- October 23, 2016

Mike Pence told a crowd of about 300 in Columbus, urging them to find a way to "respectfully participate to ensure the integrity of our democracy". "And I have no doubt the national media's trying to rig this election with their biased coverage in Hillary Clinton's favor", he said . (more...)
United Kingdom sends warships to watch Russian aircraft carrier
- October 23, 2016

It is feared the powerful force could soon join in attacks on Syria's besieged city of Aleppo . Making the accusation, defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon said the Royal Navy would mark the convoy "every inch of the way" as it passed the UK. (more...)
Annual luncheon keeps Breast Care Center equipped to detect cancer
- October 23, 2016

When considering the size and likelihood of spread, the importance of early detection becomes obvious. Mammograms can and do save many lives. What's more, the researchers said that while breast cancer deaths have fallen since the 1970s, that is mainly due to better treatment - not screening. (more...)
United Nations delays Aleppo medical evacuations over insecurity, as truce holds
- October 23, 2016

On Saturday, it was reported that al-Nusra Front terrorist group and Ahrar al-Sham rebels what are considered to be " moderate " by the West are not letting the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) mission to evacuate the wounded from eastern Aleppo. (more...)
European official confident trade pact with Canada can be saved European official confident trade pact with Canada can be saved
- October 23, 2016

Tweeting that the parties could not stop at the "last mile", Mr Schulz confirmed earlier that he would meet Ms Freeland first, followed by talks with Paul Magnette , the premier of Wallonia. " 'Canada worked really hard, and me personally, I worked very hard, ' she said in French, expressing Canada's disappointment - as well as her own - at this turn of events". (more...)