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Donald Trump would '100 per cent' accept election result 'if it's fair' - son

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will "100 per cent" accept the results of the US election if it is fair, his son Eric Trump said on ...

- Stuff - NZ

Venezuela congress presses for Maduro trial in rowdy session

CARACAS - Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly in a rowdy session on Sunday vowed to put Nicolas Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days ...

- Reuters - US

Venezuela congress presses for Maduro trial in rowdy session

By Alexandra Ulmer and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS - Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly in a rowdy session on Sunday vowed to put Nicolas Maduro ...

- Yahoo! News - US | Cocaine worth R2.1m seized at OR Tambo airport

A detector dog has sniffed out cocaine with an estimated value of R2.1 million at OR Tambo International, the South African Revenue Services said on ...

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Spain's Socialists clear way for minority conservative government

MADRID - Spain's conservative leader Mariano Rajoy was on course to secure a second term in power for his People's Party on Sunday after his Socialist ...

- Reuters - US

Spain's Socialists lift veto on minority government

Vote paves way to the formation of a minority government headed by conservative party of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Spokesman: Kenya's ICC withdrawal to be decided by cabinet

NAIROBI, Kenya " The spokesman for Kenya's president says Kenya's cabinet has yet to make a decision on whether the country should withdraw from the ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Obama heads to the West aiming to boost Democrats' prospects

WASHINGTON " President Barack Obama is heading to Nevada " looking to give a boost to Hillary Clinton and help Democrats retake control of the ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Hacked emails see Clinton campaign decide to keep quiet about race issues unless 'we're slipping fast'

Hacked emails published Saturday by WikiLeaks see Hillary Clinton's campaign weighing the pros and cons of having their candidate give a major speech ...

- The Week - US

Is Egypt facing a crisis?

A high ranking military officer has been assassinated in Egypt amid a worsening security and economic situation.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar: Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani passes away

Qatar to observe three days of mourning after the former emir, who ruled for more than 20 years, passes away at 84.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Eric Trump says his father will accept election results - 'if they're fair'

Eric Trump, the second son of Donald Trump, cast his father as the victim of a smear campaign when asked to respond to numerous new allegations from ...

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Pressure Escalates On Maduro, As Venezuela Slides Further Into Turmoil

Venezuela has suspended the opposition movement's campaign for a recall referendum for President Nicolas Maduro. NPR's Michel Martin talks with ...

- NPR - US

Battle Against Islamic State Intensifies in Iraq

Kurdish forces claimed new advances against Islamic State in the battle for Mosul on Sunday, but the extremist fighters hit back with a third straight ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

So an emu walks into a Florida pub. . .

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. " An escaped emu sent deputies on a wild goose chase after it walked up to a bar in central Florida.The long-legged bird, which ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pentagon chief urges operation for ISIS 'capital'

U.S. defense chief Ashton Carter says an operation to isolate ISIS in Syria's Raqa should begin in conjunction with assault on Mosul.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

The Bible Marathon - in pictures

This week, the Bible Marathon took place, winding from Rosh Ha'ayin to ancient Shiloh. Here, in pictures.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Iraqi Kurds claim capture of town in advance on Mosul

ERBIL - Kurdish fighters said they had taken the town of Bashiqa near Mosul from Islamic State on Sunday as coalition forces pressed their offensive ...

- Reuters - US

Venezuela lawmakers propose legal action against Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — Government supporters on Sunday interrupted a special congressional session where lawmakers were discussing bringing legal ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Burkina Faso police kill suspected extremist in capital

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso's police director-general says a police squad has killed a suspected Islamic extremist after a shootout in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Flesh-eating bacteria infection kills man in four days

About 80,000 people get some form of vibriosis every year, usually from eating raw or undercooked shellfish, according to the US Centres for Disease ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Eric Trump: Trump would '100 percent' accept election result — but only 'if it's fair'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will “100 percent” accept the results of the U.S. election if it is fair, his son Eric ...

- The Raw Story - US

Pentagon chief in Iraq for closer assessment of Mosul battle

Carter fueled debate in Iraq when he met with Turkish leaders and suggested their country should play a role in the Mosul battle. Some 500 Turkish ...

- Times Of India - IN

Promoted Leipzig beats Bremen 3-1 to move 2nd in Bundesliga

BERLIN — Naby Keita struck twice as promoted Leipzig continued its remarkable run by beating Werder Bremen 3-1 Sunday to go second in the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Carreno Busta beats Fognini to win Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW — Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta came back from a set down to beat Italy's Fabio Fognini and win the Kremlin Cup on Sunday.

- Yahoo! News - US | Editorial: A case of truth or dare

The public bickering between Gordhan and the Gupta's will not bring relief to either party, or their stakeholders, but maybe the court process will.

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Duterte: Filipinos 'may' be able to return to disputed shoal

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that Filipino fishermen 'may' be able to return to the Chinese-held ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Spain's Socialists clear way for minority conservative government

By Inmaculada Sanz MADRID - Spain's conservative leader Mariano Rajoy was on course to secure a second term in power for his People's Party on Sunday ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Chinese firm admits to 'role' in cyberattack

- CNN Top Stories - US | Cape Town truck driver honoured for stopping drunk Jaguar driver

A Cape Town truck driver will be honoured for bravery after he tried to stop the drunk driver of a Jaguar – as well as warn other motorists about ...

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Poland abortion: Fresh protests over planned restrictions

Polish protesters have launched fresh demonstrations against new efforts to further tighten abortion laws.

- BBC - UK

Hertha Berlin distance themselves from homophobic banner

Hertha Berlin fans have come under fire for a homophobic banner aimed at a rival ultra group from Cologne.The Hauptstadt club have distanced ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Northolt armed stand-off in London enters third day

Northolt armed stand-off in London enters third day...


Fate of child migrants uncertain before France demolishes Jungle camp

CALAIS, France - Aid workers accused France and Britain on Sunday of failing more than 1,300 unaccompanied child migrants whose future remained ...

- Reuters - US

Ceasefire crumbles in Aleppo as fighting resumes

A burst of fighting in the flash-point Syrian city of Aleppo today appeared to shatter a unilateral Russian ceasefire, signalling a resumption of the ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

2 explosions hit Japanese city, 1 killed

Two explosions hit the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing one while injuring three others. Media reports suggest that the victim, believed to be a ...

- Times Of India - IN

Iraqi forces step up encirclement of Mosul

As sporadic clashes continue in Kirkuk, Kurds announce new push on Bashiqa, a town northeast of the IS-held city

- The Hindu - IN | Peshmerga claims to be within 9km of Mosul

Kurdish forces say they have "cordoned off" eight villages northeast of Mosul and are now less than 9km from the outskirts of the ISIS-held city.

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Couple gain 'unauthorized access' to American Airlines jet in Philadelphia

Allen ConePHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23 -- Two people gained "unauthorized access" to a American Airlines plane Sunday, delaying the flight from Philadelphia ...

- UPI - US

At least 7 dead, 30 hurt when bus, truck collide in California

A tour bus and a semi-truck crashed on a highway in Southern California early Sunday, killing at least seven people and injuring at least 30 others, ...

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Venezuela's Congress claims 'coup' by Maduro government

Venezuela's opposition-led assembly has accused President Nicolas Maduro of subverting democracy. The declaration came on the heels of a nixed ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE | Former Cabinet deputy minister Bongi Ntuli dies

Former deputy Social Development Minister Bongi Maria Ntuli has died, the department has confirmed.

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New Trump accuser emerges

Another woman is publicly accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual contact, alleging the GOP nominee touched and kissed her a decade ago during a ...

- CNN Top Stories - US

Buying baby formula at $40 a can, and other stories of survival from Aleppo

Monther Etaky's wife was breast-feeding, and in desperate need of nutrition. He spent five days hunting for yogurt to give her — anything to keep ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

'Jungle' camp migrants urged to 'give up British dream'

On the eve of the demolition of the Calais 'Jungle' camp, French officials on Sunday handed out flyers in several languages notifying migrants of the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Asian sailors freed by Somali pirates arrive in Kenya for flights home

NAIROBI - 26 Asian sailors freed after more than four years of captivity in a small fishing village in Somalia arrived in the Kenyan capital Nairobi ...

- Reuters - US

Iraqi forces within 5 miles of Mosul, officials say

Yvette C. HammettMOSUL, Iraq, Oct. 23 -- Commanders for Kurdish Peshmerga forces say they are within five miles of Islamic State-held Mosul.

- UPI - US

Chag Sameach from Israel! Updates Continue from North America

Simchat Torah and Shmini Atzeret begin in Israel. Arutz Sheva's North America desk will continue to update the site.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Mosul offensive is displacing many Iraqi's

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The U.K. Posthumously Pardons Thousands Of Gay Men

The U.K. justice minister has pardoned thousands of gay men convicted under "gross indecency" laws, which made homosexuality illegal until 1967.

- NPR - US