• Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series

    In their run to the World Series, the Indians have shown they're oblivious to the impact of injuries, fatigue, rust or any of the other traditional obstacles that teams encounter from April through October. A spokesman told the AP on Friday that Major League Baseball has worked with the Indians to identify "former franchise greats" to throw out the first pitch for the games in Cleveland.

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  • US, SKorea detect 2nd failed NKorean missile launch in week

    The failed missile launch was the eighth attempt in seven months by the North to launch a weapon with a design range of 3,000 km (1,800 miles) that can be fired from road mobile launchers, the two militaries said. North Korea test-fired a missile that failed immediately after launch early on Thursday, the USA and South Korean militaries said, hours after the two countries agreed to step up efforts to counter the North's nuclear and missile threats.

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  • Kevin Meaney, comedian and actor, dies

    Kevin Meaney, comedian and actor, dies

    The cause of death wasn't immediately known. Meaney had been a stand-up for more than 35 years, with his first HBO special airing in 1986. "His other credits included " Big ", "Ned and Stacey", 2 Broke Girls " and " 30 Rock ". "Relentlessly amusing. One of kind". Then we hung out in Ireland and I found out he was also a terrific person. RIP. RIP", Patton Oswalt tweeted .

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  • South Africa to withdraw from International Criminal Court

    South Africa's failure as an ICC signatory to arrest Bashir past year led to a wave of condemnation, which was met with an early threat from the government to withdraw from The Hague-based court. In an interview with News24, Allan Ngari said South Africa's move was, however, not a surprise. "Al Jazeera's Mutasa said South Africa's move "will have huge ramifications" on the African continent", citing divisions withing the African Union as "some countries want to stay while some of ...

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  • Clashes in Kirkuk after Daesh attacks

    Clashes in Kirkuk after Daesh attacks

    The official further recalled the terrorist acts in the Iraqi power station in the vicinity of Kirkuk saying "unfortunately on Friday morning, ISIL terrorists carried out a suicide attack leaving three Iranian technicians martyred and five others injured".

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  • The Nintendo Switch Slated For March 2017 Launch

    The Nintendo Switch Slated For March 2017 Launch

    We know that the Nintendo Switch is moving back to the nostalgia of cartridges instead of discs. The Shield, however, did not take off. Nvidia went on to refine the technology and released other devices in the line such as the Shield Tablet and the Shield set-top box.

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  • Calls for crackdown on anti-government extremists in Germany

    Calls for crackdown on anti-government extremists in Germany

    Local authorities had revoked the 49-year-old's license because he appeared increasingly unreliable, Schoenwald said. The gunman opened fire at police on Wednesday, injuring four policemen before he was arrested. But the group should not be dismissed simply as an "association of crackpots", said Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann. Four police officers have been shot in Germany by a suspect with links to a far-right movement.

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  • Trump and Clinton neck-and-neck in Ohio

    Trump and Clinton neck-and-neck in Ohio

    The St. Norbert survey polled 664 registered likely voters over the telephone from October 13-16. Last night's surveying was completed prior to the candidates' final debate in Las Vegas. I will note that I believe the Libertarian and Green Party vote in other polls is too high and these numbers are more reflective of what we will see on Election Day.

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  • The US Is Unleashing Apaches On ISIS In The Fight For Mosul

    The special forces advanced in some 150 Humvees decked with Iraqi flags and Shiite religious banners. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) estimates that up to 1 million civilians may flee Mosul amid the offensive, putting a strain on Iraq's capacity to accommodate internally displaced people.

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  • Clinton Campaign Uses Khizr Khan In New Ad Against Donald Trump

    His attacks horrified many in the Republican Party, with many calling it quits on Trump after he insulted this Gold Star family. Now, Khan is doubling down on the latter, according to CNN. In the ad, posted on YouTube , Khan tells the story of his son, Army Capt. Humayun Khan , who died in a bomb explosion in Iraq in 2005. But the video isn't the first time Khan has expressed his support for the Democratic nominee.

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  • CDC Recommends 2, not 3, HPV Shots for Preteens

    CDC Recommends 2, not 3, HPV Shots for Preteens

    Now, CDC said that only two vaccines are needed. These figures are disappointing given that the vaccine can dramatically lower the risk of cervical, anal, and other cancers fueled by certain strains of HPV. The CDC previously recommended three doses of Gardasil, which is the only vaccine in the United States that is now licensed to prevent the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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  • China praises Duterte ahead of his visit

    China on Monday sought to play down comments by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that he would raise a controversial arbitral ruling on the South China Sea with China's leaders, ahead of his visit to Beijing this week. As a specific case, the Wall Street Journal reports that Duterte wants Beijing to help build new railways on Luzon and Mindanao islands, two of the archipelago's major island groups .

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  • Rolling Stones cancel Las Vegas concert due to laryngitis

    Rolling Stones cancel Las Vegas concert due to laryngitis

    Frontman Mick Jagger has "bad laryngitis", the possibility of the show getting a new date is consequently being explored. The status of the scheduled concert at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday is unclear at this time. With his voice noticeably cracking as he spoke in between performances, Jagger joked with the audience about the location's dry and windy climate affecting his throat.

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  • Strike ends after three days of picketing

    Strike ends after three days of picketing

    PennLive was told that the deal was worked out through backdoor channels and not face-to-face meetings between the negotiating teams. Besides Millersville, the system includes Bloomsburg, California, Cheyney, Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, Indiana, Kutztown, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Shippensburg, Slippery Rock and West Chester universities, as well as several branch campuses and regional centers.

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  • PHL, China agree to talk on sea dispute

    PHL, China agree to talk on sea dispute

    Earlier he said it was "time to say goodbye" to the United States as he steered his country towards Beijing's sphere of influence during a red-carpet state visit to China. Beijing rejected a recent global court ruling in Manila's favor and has long called for bilateral negotiations in which other parties do not participate.

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  • 17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever

    17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever

    Moderators Anderson Cooper of CNN and Martha Raddatz of ABC both seemed at points to be grimly watching two trains collide. As many as 58 per cent of debate watchers said they were supporting Clinton before the debate. The editorial added that during the debate, Trump "struggled" to construct coherent statements of his own policies, "wandering down unusual, shadowy alleyways as he pursued his various claims about Clinton", including that she, not he, was responsible for his birther lie about ...

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  • Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests

    The cartoon character Wonder Woman turns 75 on Friday with a big party: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is due to designate the comic superhero an ambassador for women's empowerment. But the Wonder Woman protesters do have their own valid points. Sharing examples of real life women and girls who are making a difference every day.

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  • No discipline for 2 Minneapolis officers in man's slaying

    Mr. Clark, a black man, was shot in the head on November 15 in a. The decision comes after a months-long internal investigation and is in line federal and state investigations of officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze and their actions on November 15, 2015, when the 24-year-old black man was shot and killed.

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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Trailer Revealed

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Trailer Revealed

    As of press time, Rockstar has yet to announce the hardware requirements and gameplay of Red Dead Redemption 2. When the time comes, you've gotta run and don't look back. If you want to buy Red Dead Redemption 2 online now from Amazon, follow the links above! There was hope among PC gamers that after Red Dead Redemption never arrived on the platform, the sequel will be released simultaneously on consoles and PC.

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  • Royal Navy tracks Russian fleet of warships in English Channel

    Britain said on Thursday it would keep a close eye on a fleet of Russian warships approaching British waters on their way to the eastern Mediterranean. The flotilla is believed to be on its way to the Mediterranean and eventually, most Western defense analysts believe, to Syria. "This is not a friendly port call".

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  • Russia's Putin willing to halt Aleppo airstrikes for longer

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the air raids on Syria's second city as "inhumane and cruel". The Syrian military said on Wednesday it would observe the temporary ceasefire over three days from morning to sunset to allow trapped civilians to escape and said it had pulled back to enable rebel fighters to leave the city via two designated corridors.

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  • World diplomats seek post-battle plan for IS bastion Mosul

    The Islamic State group, which has occupied Mosul for more than two years, has prepared extensive defenses in and around the city. Gen. Maan Saadi that the government forces killed some 200 terrorists in the operation to retake Bartella. Thick smoke could be seen billowing from the town early Thursday. By late afternoon the skies over Bartella were black. Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle Thursday with a pre-dawn advance o.

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  • Microsoft Profit Tops View On Strong Cloud Business, Shares Up 6%

    The Surface Pro 5 will follow the Surface Pro 4 as Microsoft's flagship tablet, which brings in the question of whether or not the Pro 5 can continue Pro 4's success. The Surface Book 2 is the latest iteration of the notebook line of Microsoft and just like the Surface Pro 5 , it shall reportedly come out with a Kaby Lake processor from Intel, regarded as a very powerful and power-efficient chipset.

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  • Veteran CongressLeader Rita Bahuguna Joshi Joins BJP

    Veteran CongressLeader Rita Bahuguna Joshi Joins BJP

    Joshi was apparently miffed at the party naming Sheila Dikshit the chief ministerial face for Uttar Pradesh and Raj Babbar as the state party chief. Joshi, 67, daughter of late Congress veteran Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah at the party headquarters here.

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  • Consumer Products Mattel charts Barbie's rise in Q3

    Mattel's stock soared Thursday after the toymaker reported strong earnings for the third quarter, led by a jump in sales of the company's iconic Barbie and a big comeback for the American Girl brand . Walker sold 7,128 shares of Mattel stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 30th. The Average price target is noted at $107.75, this average price is calculated and based on coming up with go through the consensus of analysts and stock's current price is placed at $86.39.

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  • LG Shall Make Batteries for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphones

    It recounts the stories of three owners whose homes suffered severe damage after their Note 7 devices caught fire. "They were only interested in retrieving the phone", he said . Fortunately, Samsung's offering has just become more widely available. This new launcher made its first appearance in the Note 7 and it results in smoother interface performance.

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  • BRICS leaders vow to speed global recovery, fight terrorism

    The sponsors of terrorism were "as much a threat to us as the terrorists themselves", Modi said in his closing remarks to reporters after a two-day BRICS summit. Modi is hoping to find common ground among the BRICS nations. "Pakistan's sacrifices in the war against terrorism are well acknowledged and repeatedly appreciated by the leadership of most countries in the world", he added.

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  • Kourtney Kardashian appears to ignore question about Kim

    Kourtney Kardashian appears to ignore question about Kim

    Don't expect Kim to tell the world where she is going all the time or where she is staying. "When the kids are sleeping she has time to think and she just replays that terrible night over and over. Dermot: How do you think the acts got on? No one is pressuring her either. As has now been confirmed by the building's concierge, who was also taken hostage by the men, Kim screamed and begged for her life.

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  • Carphone Warehouse opens its doors early to welcome Google Pixel

    Carphone Warehouse opens its doors early to welcome Google Pixel

    Let us know down in the comments what you think of Google's newest apps. This one's called Wallpapers, and it's the same app we've had access to thanks to the leaked Pixel Launcher. The handsets go on sale on October 20, but are already available to pre-order now. Express attended the Made by Google hardware event and their first impression of the Google Pixel is solidly built and feels good in the hand.

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  • Khloe Kardashian calls sister Kim's robbery 'a wake up call'

    Khloe Kardashian calls sister Kim's robbery 'a wake up call'

    Rumor has it that a traumatized Kim Kardashian isn't returning to her old life after the robbery in Paris, and who can blame her? "Kanye is devastated to cancel", an insider told The Sun Online . And in the meantime, she has the support of a 24/7 therapist, according to a new report! Kourtney too stunned on the red carpet in a black, zip-up turtleneck crop top and high-waist ripped black jeans, her hair pulled up into a topknot.

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  • Barack Obama to Donald Trump: 'Stop whining'

    Republicans have a tougher path. He said Republican officials are noticeably quiet about Mr. Trump's praise for Mr. Putin. Mr. Trump added that "she shouldn't be talking so tough" about Russian Federation, and he suggested, as he has repeatedly in recent months, that Russian Federation could be an ally in fighting the Islamic State.

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  • Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for download

    Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for download

    Google today has launched another new app on the Play Store . 4/6 NEWS! Initial inventory of Pixel XL 128GB is SOLD OUT. Say what you want about the new Pixel and Pixel XL but there's no stopping these two new Google-branded phones from making a splash in the mobile industry.

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  • 'Stop Whining': President Obama denounces Trump's claim of 'rigged' vote

    'Stop Whining': President Obama denounces Trump's claim of 'rigged' vote

    It comes as a surprise that Malik Obama is supporting Donald Trump to be the next president of the United States . Trump's feelings are mutual. Trump says Malik gets it better than his brother. The president seemed especially mystified by Republicans who called for him to take a tougher stand against the Russian leader and still backed Trump.

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  • Missiles Fired Again At US Ship Near Yemen

    Missiles Fired Again At US Ship Near Yemen

    U.S. defence officials said late on Saturday that an initial assessment given by chief of naval operations John Richardson had yet to be finalised and that the incident was still being reviewed to determine exactly what had happened. Yemen is in the midst of a civil war between Shiite Houthi fighters and forces loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. Previously, the Houthi-controlled SABA news agency ran dispatches denying rebels ever fired on American warships.

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