Trump delivers harsh remarks on Clinton at charity dinner
(CNN) Donald Trump abandoned decades of tradition Thursday night with a tough takedown of Hillary Clinton at an annual charity dinner that prompted booing of the Republican presidential nominee. Clinton's remarks, too, largely lacked the self ...
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IS militants attack Iraqi city of Kirkuk as Mosul offensive continues
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Islamic State (IS) militants have raided government buildings in and around the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Iraqi media reported that suicide bombers had attacked police stations and a power station, but that security forces had repelled the assaults. A news ...
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Government alleges former NSA contractor stole 'astonishing quantity' of classified data over 20 years
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Federal prosecutors in Baltimore on Thursday said they will charge a former National Security Agency contractor with violating the Espionage Act, alleging that he made off with “an astonishing quantity” of classified digital and other data over 20 ...
Ex-NSA Contractor Stole at Least 500 Million Pages of Records and Secrets, US SaysWall Street Journal
US Calls Alleged Theft By NSA Contractor 'Breathtaking' In Longevity, ScaleNPR
Feds: Massive data theft at NSA could bring espionage chargesUSA TODAY
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Youngsters Addison Russell, Javier Baez have Cubs on brink of World Series
LOS ANGELES – Going into the offseason last year, the Chicago Cubs had three hugely talented shortstops under 26, and one of them was a two-time All-Star who led the league in hits in his second season. Wisely, the Cubs opted to keep the other two.
Russell rocks LA, puts Cubs win away from World SeriesESPN (blog)
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Duterte's split with the US? Not so fast, says Philippines trade minister
(CNN) Philippines officials have gone into damage control mode after controversial President Rodrigo Duterte said the country's long-term alliance with the United States was over. Philippines Trade Minister Ramon Lopez told CNN the country "would not ...
Philippine minister 'clarifies' Duterte comments, says trade with US saf...Reuters
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British American Tobacco Offers to Buy Remaining Reynolds Stake for $47 Billion
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LONDON— British American Tobacco BTI 0.14 % PLC made a $47 billion takeover offer for the roughly 58% of American peer Reynolds American Inc. RAI 1.90 % that it doesn't already own—a move that would cement the two cigarette giants' longstanding ...
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British American Tobacco proposes $47B Reynolds mergerUSA TODAY
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Italy resists EU push for Russia sanctions over Aleppo bombings
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi talks to the media as he leaves a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, October 21, 2016. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir. By Robin Emmott and Francesco Guarascio | BRUSSELS. BRUSSELS European Union ...
UN Members Propose Bypassing Security Council on SyriaWall Street Journal
EU leaders lash Russia over Syria but split on sanctionsWashington Post
EU Leaders Spar Over Russia Sanctions as Renzi Pushes BackBloomberg
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Nintendo Switch Console Is Met With Skepticism From Investors
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The Nintendo Switch. Gamers will have until March, the official launch date, to decide whether it's a must-have. Credit Nintendo. TOKYO — Nintendo unveiled its latest piece of video game hardware on Thursday: the Nintendo Switch, a shape-changing ...
Devs React: Nintendo unveils its hybrid-handheld console SwitchGamasutra
Nintendo's Switch is small, but it can slug it out with PS4 and Xbox OneDigital Trends
The Market Wasn't That Excited About Nintendo's New ConsoleFortune
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New screen time rules for kids, by doctors
(CNN) Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This week, the AAP hosted a national conference in San Francisco, where an estimated 10,000 pediatricians met ...
No Snapchat In The Bedroom? An Online Tool To Manage Kids' Media UseNPR
Pediatricians weigh in on a fraught issue facing parents today: How much screen time is OK?Los Angeles Times
Doctors: Toddlers can FaceTime with grandma, but limit other screen timeUSA TODAY
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South Africa 'to withdraw from war crimes court'
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South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), media reports say. They say diplomats have notified the UN of the move, accusing the ICC of bias against African countries. Last year, South Africa ...
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