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Biden just said he'd like to take Trump 'behind the gym'

The way Vice President Joe Biden would really like to settle the score with Donald Trump doesn't include a debate stage. "The press always ask me, ...

- The Week - US

"Uncertainty": Photo exhibition on Ukraine's missing

Video | No one knows exactly how many people are missing because of the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. What's for sure is that each and every one ...


Malaysian school celebrates 200 years of Tamil section

Students recall Penang Free School's track-record of egalitarianism

- The Hindu - IN

A Mexican police chief is finally arrested in the disappearance of 43 students. But will he talk?

Mexican authorities said they hope the arrest of a former police chief who had been a fugitive for more than two years will help them solve one of the ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Syria blamed for chemical weapons attack in 2015

Syrian government forces carried out a third chemical weapons attack last year, a confidential report to the UN Security Council finds.

- BBC - UK

Why Twitter, Spotify and other major services were down in the United States

A key part of the internet's infrastructure was hit by a series of attacks today in the United States, causing major services such as Twitter, Spotify ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Two-goal Pogba still needs time, says Mourinho

Two-goal Pogba still needs time, says Mourinho...


India's Debate on Rohith Vemula Carries On Along Caste Lines

A January 2016 suicide continues to roil India's contemporary debate on caste and society.

- The Diplomat - US

Nato trains Afghan forces to ensure air raid accuracy

Nato trains Afghan forces to ensure air raid accuracy...


Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites

- Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world's ...

- Reuters - US

Venezuela's opposition plans mass protests after government blocks recall referendum

The aim of the recall was to force President Nicolas Maduro to leave office before his mandate expires in 2019. Unless he is toppled during mass ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE | Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede

Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win.

- - ZA

Officials: Model Died After Chiropractic Procedure

The cause of death was ruled "vertebral artery dissection."

- ABC News - US

Judge: Poker pro Ivey, pal broke gambling rules in $10M win

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. " A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

US man found sexting as 'son dying in hot car'

A US man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young ...

- Stuff - NZ

Appeal of women's soccer growing, FIFA chief says in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan " FIFA's president says the U-17 Women's World Cup hosted by Jordan shows that "women's football is not only confined to some parts of ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Officials: Taliban brief Pakistan about talks with Kabul

ISLAMABAD " Three senior Taliban members traveled to Pakistan this week and held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in Islamabad, mainly to ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ | Worcester fume over Hougaard injury

Worcester are furious that Springbok star Francois Hougaard has returned from international duty with a shoulder injury.

- - ZA

Taliban, Afghan and Pakistan officials say 3 senior Taliban have briefed Pakistan about their recent talks with Kabul

ISLAMABAD " Taliban, Afghan and Pakistan officials say 3 senior Taliban have briefed Pakistan about their recent talks with Kabul.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump is a 'threat' to US democracy: Hillary

Slams his economic policies, alleging that he plans to give tax cuts to the wealthy

- The Hindu - IN

The Latest: Pennsylvania gas spill threatens 3 water systems

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. " The Latest on flooding across western and central Pennsylvania :7:15 p.m.The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

In Mexico City, cartoonists take on Donald Trump

His golden hair twists into smelly, fly-infested excrement. In other cartoons, his trademark locks are shaped into a tongue or a wall. His silhouette ...

- The Hindu - IN

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is going to be in an opera next month

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her operatic debut next month — but she won't be doing any singing. The Washington National ...

- The Week - US

Wonder Woman named special U.N. ambassador

Wonder Woman will be used by the U.N. on social media platforms to promote women's empowerment

- The Hindu - IN

Would Michelle Obama ever run for President?

Michelle Obama may be the only US political figure to appear more likeable now than when she emerged on the scene.A mid-October WSJ/NBC poll found ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump to reveal plan for his first 100 days

Donald Trump will lay out his plans for the first 100 days of his presidency in a speech Saturday that the Republican nominee's senior campaign aides ...

- CNN Top Stories - US

Pentagon Identifies American Service Member Killed in Iraq

Navy Sailor Who Worked in Explosive Ordnance Disposal

- ABC News - US

How to rig an American election in three not-very-easy steps

If the Democrats were seeking to fix the presidential election, we'd be hearing about it from someone other than Donald Trump, who has provided not a ...

- The Globe and Mail - CA

UN investigator: Trump is peddling 'lies' on Syria-IS link

UNITED NATIONS " The U.N. special investigator on counterterrorism and human rights accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday of ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Jorge Ramos: Trump can't expect Latino votes while calling us 'rapists' and 'bad hombres'

In an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, popular Fusion host Jorge Ramos discussed Republican nominee Donald Trump's failure to reach Latino voters ...

- The Raw Story - US | Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally

Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a 32-year-old woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in ...

- - ZA | Three die in taxi, truck crash

Three people were killed when a taxi crashed into a truck on the N12 in Boksburg, paramedics say.

- - ZA

Battle for Mosul: What you need to know

Need some help getting your head around what's going on? Using Google trend data provided to CNN, here's what you've been searching for.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Facebook employees fought to have Donald Trump's posts removed for hate speech

Donald Trump's posts on Facebook were flagged by users and employees for qualifying as hate speech, employees told The Wall Street Journal. In an ...

- The Week - US

Ceta talks: Last-ditch bid to save EU-Canada trade deal

Emergency talks are under way in Brussels in an effort to save an EU free trade deal with Canada, which was blocked by a Belgian region.

- BBC - UK

Brexit's currency effect makes life cheaper for Kiwis

It is nearly four months since 52 per cent of the UK voted to take the country out of the European Union, despite the remarkable absence of a plan ...

- Stuff - NZ

United Nations' Wonder Woman appointment has not impressed Julie Bishop

The decision by the United Nations to make the fictional character Wonder Woman an honorary ambassador for empowerment of women and girls has not ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Salma Hayek says Trump planted a story about her after she refused to date him

Salma Hayek has revealed she turned down Donald Trump for a date so he planted a story about her in the National Enquirer.

- Stuff - NZ

Nuclear arms control choices for the next administration

On October 31, the Brookings Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative will host a discussion on nuclear arms control choices for the next ...

- Brookings - US

At least 19 dead in helicopter crash in Siberia

At least 19 people were killed when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia, Russia's Investigative Committee said on Saturday. Investigators ...

- The Hindu - IN

At least 55 dead, hundreds injured in Cameroon train accident

Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o said the figures represented a provisional toll from the accident

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Emu found wandering along US highway

An emu crossed a US road to get to the other side, and narrowly avoided getting hurt.

- Stuff - NZ

Venezuela opposition claims coup

A drive to hold a recall referendum on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been halted, Venezuela's National Electoral Council announced in a ...

- CNN Top Stories - US

How much will the major players fork out for Gable Tostee exclusive interview?

Gable Tostee remained tight-lipped throughout his trial, but now that it's over, is he about to speak? And what are his words worth?The man acquitted ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Philippines president backtracks on anti-U.S. tirade

President Duterte clarifies he will not cut off ties with U.S. after earlier comments made in China


How should the next president counter violent extremism?

The next U.S. president will come into office in an era of dramatic disruptions around the globe. Violent extremism is spreading, in the Middle East ...

- Brookings - US

Hooded gunmen threatened Venezuela congress commission: opposition

By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS - A half-dozen hooded gunmen tried to break into the offices of the comptroller commission at the Venezuelan National ...

- Yahoo! News - US

IS assault on Iraq's Kirkuk ends after 24-hour battle

KIRKUK, Iraq " Iraqi police say a massive Islamic State assault on targets in and around the northern city of Kirkuk has come to an end after a day ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Rolling Stone trial to resume on Saturday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. " The Latest on the defamation trial against Rolling Stone magazine over its since-retracted story about a woman's gang rape at ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

A teenage suspect is arrested after a device is found on a train

A 'viable device' found on a London Underground train was part of a plot to attack the transport network, it is believed. A 19-year-old man was ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ