• Tottenham holds Real Madrid to 1-1 in Champions League
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    Tottenham holds Real Madrid to 1-1 in Champions League

    MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo got the best of Harry Kane in the duel between two of Europe's most prolific forwards, but Kane's Tottenham celebrated after taking a 1-1 draw from Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday.

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    Trump endorses short-term bipartisan fix for ObamaCare

    Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed support for a bipartisan initiative to restore the ObamaCare subsidies he suspended last week. "We have been involved and this is a short-term deal because we think ultimately block grants going to the states is going to

  • Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areas
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    Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areas

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish fighters pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk — a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other strategically important territories

  • AP News Guide: Instability set to follow IS collapse
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    AP News Guide: Instability set to follow IS collapse

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group, responsible for some of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians in recent history, appears on the verge of collapse.

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    Israel says no talks if Hamas in Palestinian government

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it would not conduct diplomatic negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes a role for the militant Hamas group, laying down a significant potential roadblock to already complicated Palestinian reconciliation efforts.

  • Dortmund's Champions League hopes dented in Nicosia draw
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    Dortmund's Champions League hopes dented in Nicosia draw

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Borussia Dortmund's hopes of making the second round of the Champions League took a major blow when it was held at APOEL Nicosi to 1-1 on Tuesday.

  • Joe Biden says European leader likened Trump to Mussolini
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    Joe Biden says European leader likened Trump to Mussolini

    Joe Biden described Donald Trump’s ‘bizarre conduct’. Fourteen heads of state have contacted Joe Biden in an attempt to better understand the actions of the Trump administration, the former vice-president said on Tuesday, with one even comparing the US president to Mussolini. Speaking at an event on

  • Catalans protest sedition case, court declares vote illegal
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    Catalans protest sedition case, court declares vote illegal

    Spain's top court ruled Tuesday that an independence referendum in Catalonia was unconstitutional, adding weight to government efforts to block the region from breaking away from the rest of the country ...

  • China's Xi to open Communist Party congress, likely signalling plans for next five years
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    China's Xi to open Communist Party congress, likely signalling plans for next five years

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday opens a critical Communist Party congress expected to cement his authority with a closely watched address signalling how he intends to put that power to use during a second five-year term. Xi's speech will kick off the twice-a-decade congress, a week-long

  • Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year
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    Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled over tough American demands, dashing hopes that a deal can be reached this year.

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    George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize for fiction

    London, Oct 18 (IANS) Leading American short story writer George Saunders has been declared as the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for fiction for his "unique" and "extraordinary" debut novel "Lincoln in the Bardo". Saunders' win was announced by Lola Baroness Young

  • Netanyahu says Israel won't tolerate Iran presence in Syria
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    Netanyahu says Israel won't tolerate Iran presence in Syria

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister warned Tuesday that he will not tolerate an Iranian military presence in neighboring Syria.

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    Administration does not brand China currency manipulator

    The Trump administration on Tuesday once again declined to label China a currency manipulator, even though Donald Trump repeatedly pledged during last year's presidential campaign that he would do so as ...

  • Tosun scores 2 as Besiktas beats Monaco in Champions League
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    Tosun scores 2 as Besiktas beats Monaco in Champions League

    MONACO (AP) — Striker Cenk Tosun scored twice as Besiktas won 2-1 away to Monaco for a third straight win to move closer to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday.

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    2 UAE pilots killed in plane crash over Yemen

    Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) The UAE Armed Forces has announced the death of two pilots after their aircraft crashed during an operation in Yemen, a media report said. Commander-in-Chief Ali Saeed Saif Al-Massmari and First Pilot Bader Yahya Mohammed Al-Marashdeh were killed in the crash, a result of "

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    Gerard Butler attends film premiere after accident

    Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler, who was earlier rushed to hospital following a motorbike accident, looked fit and healthy at the world premiere of his new film, "Geostorm" here. Butler was joined on the red carpet by his co-star Abbie Cornish, reports dailymail.co.uk. Cornish

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    2 life terms for killer of 2 rival gang members in Sparks

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 26-year-old gunman convicted of killing two rival gang members in Sparks seven years ago has been sentenced to two life terms in prison without the possibility of parole.

  • Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States
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    Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States

    SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week. The open-ended ban, announced last month, targeted people from Iran

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    Greenpeace plane crashes in northern Brazil killing 1

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A small plane used by Greenpeace crashed in Brazil's Amazon rain forest Tuesday, killing one of the five people on board, the environmental group said.

  • Spartak storms to 5-1 win over Sevilla in Champions League
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    Spartak storms to 5-1 win over Sevilla in Champions League

    MOSCOW (AP) — Spartak Moscow sliced apart Sevilla with rapid counterattacks to beat the Spanish team 5-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday.

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    Court blocks Trump's latest travel ban

    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 18 (ANI): A federal court in Hawaii on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, a day before it was set to take effect. This is in the series of legal setbacks for the president's immigration agenda. After courts rejected his earlier attempts

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    Russian probe: Senate subpoenas former Trump adviser Page, Flynn's son in queue

    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 18 (ANI): Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed documents and testimony from Carter Page in connection with ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Quoting a source, the CNN reported that the Senate intelligence committee has issued

  • George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins 2017 Man Booker prize
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    George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins 2017 Man Booker prize

    (Reuters) - George Saunders' first novel "Lincoln in the Bardo," was on Tuesday named the winner of the 2017 Man Booker fiction prize, awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language and published in UK.

  • UK intelligence chief says terror threat is worst of career
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    UK intelligence chief says terror threat is worst of career

    Britain's domestic intelligence chief warned during a rare public speech Tuesday that the terrorist threat the country faces has accelerated at an alarming pace and is worse now than at any time in his ...

  • Travel industry ramps up effort to promote Caribbean tourism
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    Travel industry ramps up effort to promote Caribbean tourism

    The travel industry is ramping up efforts to remind consumers that many Caribbean islands were unaffected by hurricanes and that their economies depend on tourism.