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Why Trump Was Rushed Off Stage In False Gun Fright

The Republican nominee was bundled off stage by Secret Service following a false gun fright during a campaign in Nevada on Saturday. But no weapon was found, according to the security officers.

US Election: Clinton Touts Hope, Trump Rallies Against Corruption

One celebrated hope, while the other focused on corruption as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rally for votes in the final weekend to the November 8 US Presidential Election.

Elite Iraq Forces Advance Into Mosul, Face Tough Resistance

IS jihadists on Friday unleashed a deluge of bombs and gunfire on Iraqi forces punching into the streets of Mosul for the first time and forcing some units into partial pullback.
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US Presidential Race Narrows As Clinton, Trump Push Into Final Weekend

The gap between Clinton and Trump narrows down to just three points today Friday as the two main contenders for the White House gear up for one final weekend.

Brexit: Britain Responsible For Timing – EU

Following British High Court ruling that the U.K. government cannot leave the European Union without letting its Parliament vote on the matter, the EU says only Britain can decide the timing of Brexit.
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Collins Dictionary Names ‘Brexit’ Word Of The Year

British Publisher, Collins Dictionary has named its shortlist for the top 10 new words in 2016. Brexit beats other topical and contemporary vocabulary like Trumpism, uberization and hygge to become Word of the year.
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Lebanese PM To Form New Government

Son of former prime minister who was assassinated in a 2005 seaside bombing Rafik Hariri, Saad has been asked to form a new government after being elected as the new Lebanese Prime Minister.
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South Sudan: Rebels Seek Kenya Support In Search Of Spokesman

The country's rebel movement has called on Kenya’s government to assist in the search of James Gatdet Dak, its Spokesman, who was kidnapped Wednesday in his home in Nairobi.
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Clinton Emails: We Don’t Operate On Innuendos, Obama Cautions FBI Director

President Barrack Obama on Wednesday made his first comments on the FBI decision to tell Congress about the discovery of Hillary Clinton's emails.
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Former Iranian Prosecutor To Be Caned For Abuse Of Power

Local media report says the former state prosecutor was found guilty of abusing his position and was sentenced to 135 lashes on Wednesday by an Iranian court.

Putin Declares 10-hour Aleppo ‘Humanitarian Pause’

President Vladimir Putin has ordered a 10-hour truce on Friday in the war-ravaged Syrian city of Aleppo, the Russian defence ministry said.
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Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul From IS Jihadists

Two weeks into the massive offensive to retake Mosul, Iraqi forces have fought their way into jihadist-held Mosul - IS's last major stronghold in Iraq.
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18 People Die As Herdsmen, Farmers Clash In Niger Rep.

According to a local official who pleaded anonymity, the violence kicked off in the early hours of Tuesday after a herd of cattle wandered into a farmer's field and damaged the cereal crop.
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Clinton Solid On Home Stretch To November 8 Elections

Hillary Clinton launched a final week offensive to lock down the state of Florida. Florida is key to Donald Trump's White House dream, as latest polls showed that their race is narrowing.
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Michel Aoun Elected Lebanese President

Aoun, has been elected president, 29 months after Michel Suleiman left the seat. He will return to the presidential palace 26 years after he was forced out of it by a rival commander.
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Bodies Of Syrian Refugees Found In Freezer

Local police said in a statement that the bodies of the 27-year-old mother and her seven and nine-year-old daughters were found in the southern Danish town of Aabenraa after a concerned relative had not heard from them for days.
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South Africa Prosecutor Withdraws Charges Against Finance Minister

Gordhan was due to appear in court on November 2 on charges dating back to 2010 over a colleague’s retirement package. But the country's top prosecutor said he foresaw difficulties in proving the charges against him.

Clinton Campaign Threatened As FBI Says E-mail Probe Will Continue

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager on Sunday demanded explanations from head of FBI to explain its decision to reopen Clinton's email probe.
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President Buhari Condemns Missile Attack On Makkah

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed Nigeria’s solidarity with Saudi Arabia over the botched ballistic missile that Houthi millitias targeted at the holy city of Makkah.

FBI Under Verbal Attack Over Clinton’s Email Saga

The Chairman of Hillary Clinton's campaign organisation, John Podesta, has turned up the heat on FBI Director, James Comey, over the Hillary Clinton's email saga.

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