• Obama in Ohio to kick off week of campaigning for Clinton
Obama in Ohio to kick off week of campaigning for Clinton

In her first joint campaign rally with Clinton, in Winston-Salem , North Carolina, Obama said the past eight years have taught her and her husband the tremendous responsibility that comes with the presidency. But if she did, Brinson added, he would enthusiastically support her. LISA DESJARDINS: Trump hit on familiar themes, protecting borders...

Read more

  • Chibok Girls Release: No ICRC, No Negotiation, Buhari Tells Boko Haram
Chibok Girls Release: No ICRC, No Negotiation, Buhari Tells Boko Haram

The girls were among 276 teenage girls, now mostly ages 16 to 18, kidnapped in April 2014 from their school in Borno state. Islamic State (IS), to which the Nigerian jihadis have pledged allegiance, said on Twitter that a total of 20 soldiers from Nigeria and neighboring Niger had been killed and many others were wounded.

Read more

  • Yemen: Saudi prison air raid slaughters dozens
Yemen: Saudi prison air raid slaughters dozens

The building contained two prisons, and many prisoners along with security forces were killed in the strikes, the officials said. The provincial official said the bodies were transported to hospitals in the port city of Hodeidah, which the Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies have held since late 2014.

Read more

  • Talks ongoing as Philly transit strike deadline looms
Talks ongoing as Philly transit strike deadline looms

The Market Frankford Line, Broad Street and Broad Ridge Spur lines, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 15, 34 and 36, along with all city bus routes will not be in operation in case of a strike, SEPTA said. The strike is shutting down bus, trolley and subways that provide about 900,000 rides a day. Specific bus and shuttle schedules are available in the co...

Read more

  • Iraqi forces push into town south of Mosul
Iraqi forces push into town south of Mosul

In a briefing from Baghdad to the Pentagon , Dorrian said that ISIS had assembled about 50 trucks that the US military believed were going to be used to transport civilians back into Mosul. The district of al-Shura, 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) south of the city, was emptied of ISIS fighters after an attack Saturday, army officials told CNN .

Read more

  • Blame PDP, APC For Crisis In Ondo State - SDP
Blame PDP, APC For Crisis In Ondo State - SDP

Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi , the Deji of Akure, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis arising from the clearance of Jimoh Ibrahim as Ondo state governorship candidate. While many politicians achieve their political goals through the merger of strategies and camps, as the All Progressives Congress, APC founders di...

Read more

  • White supremacist for Trump targets independent in Utah call
White supremacist for Trump targets independent in Utah call

The campaign distanced itself far more quickly than it has some other white nationalists in the past, including when Trump repeatedly demurred to CNN " s Jake Tapper about David Duke's support, before finally condemning him. Johnson told The Daily Beast that the robocalls will reach a minimum of 193,000 people who use residential landlines in Uta...

Read more

  • Mosul Today: Iraqi army advances after IS assault on Kirkuk
Mosul Today: Iraqi army advances after IS assault on Kirkuk

Carter arrived earlier Saturday for talks on the Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, which captured Iraq's second largest city more than two years ago. Most of the fallen peshmerga were riding in unarmored vehicles, he said. And on the road from Mosul, at least one brigade of Peshmerga soldiers packed their tanks on ...

Read more

  • Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out
Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Manila's alliance with the United States, which has been overshadowed by Duterte's inflammatory rhetoric against Washington, was not discussed. The ruling, which found this July that Beijing was repeatedly breaking worldwide law, and causing extensive environmental damage, in the South China Sea , is nothing more than "a piece of paper with four...

Read more

  • Juror speaks out about OR occupation trial
Juror speaks out about OR occupation trial

Thursday's acquittal brought celebration among the occupation's right-wing supporters and sent shock waves through the legal profession. "Mr. Bundy", said his attorney J. One of the occupiers, LaVoy Finicum , was shot and killed after he tried to escape law enforcement and reached for a gun, officials said. For prosecutors , a critical deci...

Read more

  • French president vows to clear out Paris migrant camp
French president vows to clear out Paris migrant camp

Hundreds have gone to Paris where they are sleeping rough on the streets, Colombe Brossel, a deputy mayor, told Reuters. This means there are some 2000-2500 sleeping in the area, up from around 1500 a few days before, she said. A migrants carries a mattress in a makeshift camp in Paris , on Friday. "It's not a huge explosion in numbers, but ...

Read more

  • Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states
Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

Turnout among African American voters in has apparently dropped. About 60 percent of the eligible population votes in MI during presidential elections. That's as much as 40 percent of the electorate. "We are finding that if people are not prepared, [they] are taking anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes to vote their ballot", said Jackson County Ele...

Read more

  • Festival of Lights: 25th anniversary Diwali celebrations in Regina
Festival of Lights: 25th anniversary Diwali celebrations in Regina

Nepalese police dogs pose as their handlers salute them during an event to mark the Tihar festival at the Central Police Dog Training School in Kathmandu on October 29, 2016. Many people also adorn the entrance of their homes with colorful powder designs called Rangolis . People buying Kandil (a colorful wall hanging specially used in Diwali ) ...

Read more

  • Negan's victim revealed in 'Walking Dead' premiere
Negan's victim revealed in 'Walking Dead' premiere

But while viewers are used to violence, following the episode , traumatised fans took to Twitter to vent their shock over the shocking episode. It also consumed social media, becoming the most talked about thing online all weekend and Monday morning.

Read more

  • Michelle Obama talks about her running for president
Michelle Obama talks about her running for president

The rally was aimed primarily at getting young people and women out to vote, and Clinton reminded voters of the importance of the elections. But Bloomberg's survey shows Trump doing somewhat better than Clinton with independents, who may hold the key to victory in a state that was famously deadlocked in 2000, when the Supreme Court decided the ou...

Read more

  • Iraq's Shi'ite militias say will launch offensive west of Mosul imminently
Iraq's Shi'ite militias say will launch offensive west of Mosul imminently

Iraqi army Maj. Gen. Najim al-Jabori said forces south of Mosul retook the town of Staff al-Tut in the Tigris River valley on Wednesday, and said local tribal and militia forces have been deployed to protect the gains while his troops regroup for their next advance.

Read more

  • Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in US election
Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in US election

But how accurate were his comments? Earlier in the Valdai panel discussion, Putin was asked about concerns over the use of cyber attacks to achieve political goals and whether national electoral systems should be considered "critical infrastructure".

Read more

  • South Korea: Demonstrations Call For Presidential Resignation
South Korea: Demonstrations Call For Presidential Resignation

The president is also legally protected from prosecution during her term and can not be charged with a criminal offense, except in the cases of sedition or conspiring with foreign forces for treason. Prosecutors agreed and will have Choi report for questioning on 3 p.m. Monday, the Yonhap News Agency reported late Sunday. "Now we want it back". The...

Read more

  • Trump gives $10 million after slowing campaign contributions
Trump gives $10 million after slowing campaign contributions

These perennial bellwethers typically go to the victor. OH has favored the next president all but twice since 1896 . He is slightly ahead in OH, but the race is tight enough that he was holding three campaign events in the state on Thursday.

Read more

  • Australia plans lifetime ban for illegal asylum seekers
Australia plans lifetime ban for illegal asylum seekers

It is expected to be passed in the next parliamentary sitting week and will also apply to those asylum seekers taken to offshore processing centres at Manus in PNG and Nauru since July 19, 2013. Manne said that extinguishing all hope of detainees on Manus Island and Nauru will "exacerbate their existing high levels of stress and anguish". " Why...

Read more