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Canadian unemployment sticks at 7 percent despite 44000 new jobs

Job numbers remain well below October 2015 levels, though, down 26,200. Compared with a year ago, there were 140,000 more jobs in October, including almost 16,000 full-time and 124,000 part-time positions. Employment jumped by 43,900 jobs while the unemployment rate stayed steady at 7.0 percent as more people took part in the labor market. The six-month average for employment growth was 19,900 jobs, up from 12,200 in September.

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South African leaders faces increasing calls to resign

Police used water cannons and stun grenades as they tried to disperse crowds of protesters amid increasingly chaotic scenes. Since taking office in 2009, Zuma, 74, has survived several corruption scandals nearly unscathed, with the backing of top echelons of the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

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Melania Trump Will Share Her Immigration Story in Campaign Speech

It was Melania Trump's first speech since her appearance at the Republican National Convention, where her remarks triggered controversy because one section plagiarized Michelle Obama's 2008 Democratic National Committee speech. She explains her frequent absence from the campaign trail by saying her priority is raising the couple's 10-year-old son, Barron. The speech focused on her husband's vision for American women, children and families.

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President Obama Asks North Carolina To Vote for Hillary Clinton

Vice President Joe Biden met earlier this week with black leaders in Philadelphia, and Michelle Obama has taken a prominent role in the campaign. "Each of you can swing an entire precinct for Hillary if you vote", Obama told supporters in North Carolina Thursday.

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Eric Trump says Ron Johnson can execute his dad's vision

Ryan gushed about his "good friend" in July when news broke that Pence would be selected as Trump's running mate. Paul Ryan, Kevin McCarthy, Steven Scalise, and Cathy McMorris Rogers, respectively, hold these positions and are all running for reelection.

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Last Day for Early Voting in Maryland

Are the latest news reports causing you to have ballot remorse? Democrats outnumber Republicans with 25,138 vs 24,072 voters respectively. Plenty of ballots will be turned in on Election Day, but most voters want to be done with the process before the deadline.

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McGinty, Toomey meet for final debate in US Senate race

A key part of Toomey's campaign strategy is to show his independence from his party, such as his refusal to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. McGinty also released a statement on the incident, "This act of vandalism is unacceptable..." In other words, they're two peas in a pod. She said that bank engaged in predatory forecloses of business owners who had loans with an unusual provision for a procedure called "confession of judgment", which speeds foreclosure and leaves ...

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IS chief Al-Baghdadi said to be in Mosul

Islamic State also holds large parts of neighbouring Syria. Baghdadi, an Iraqi whose real name is Ibrahim al-Samarrai, called on the population of Iraq's Nineveh province "not to weaken in the jihad" against the "enemies of God". Iraqi forces went on the offensive beginning in 2014, retaking an area south of Baghdad, and have slowly pushed north and west of the capital, regaining a series of IS-held cities and towns.

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Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Duterte has threatened to abrogate all defence ties with the United States numerous times over the last two months but according to Reuters , he is yet to take any major action on the issue. Duterte said he wanted his country to be free of foreign troops within two years. "I want them out", Duterte said. "I had told the prime minister some of my sentiments against the Americans.

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Obama to campaign for Clinton in battleground North Carolina

The poll comes after the FBI reopened an investigation into Clinton's private email server, having found more emails on the private computer of senior aide Huma Abedin. Donald Trump is urging some early voters for Hillary Clinton to change their ballots for him. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have launched aggressive advertisement campaigns running into millions of dollars, with the two rivals virtually carpet bombing key battleground states with their election rallies a week ...

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Indian police shoot dead eight extremists after prison escape

It was not immediately clear how the escapees acquired firearms. But this contradicted the account of the state's home minister, Bhupendra Singh, who told NDTV the men had "used jail utensils as weapons". Several Congress politicians and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi questioned the ease of the jailbreak and the circumstances leading to the "encounter", triggering a verbal joust with BJP spokespersons.

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Alabama vs LSU: 5 key players to watch

LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron has not had to inspire Fournette this week for No. 1 Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC), which will play at No. 14 LSU (5-2, 3-1 SEC) at 7 p.m. After each game of the 2016 season in our weekly Fournagraph, Fournette's rushing statistics are compared to his statistics from last season, as well as the Heisman Trophy seasons of four SEC running backs - 2015 winner Derrick Henry of Alabama , 2009 winner Mark Ingram of Alabama , 1985 winner Bo Jackson of Auburn, 1982 winner ...

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Clinton reaps $53 million in campaign cash in 19 days

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party, in the lawsuit, says it is the Republicans that have a tradition of polling place shenanigans. And his Wisconsin campaign spokesman confirmed Monday he has plans for a sixth event before November 8. The plane was coming to NY from Fort Dodge, Iowa. But the idea that Trump voters are hiding their true allegiance in large numbers strikes me as implausible.

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Chiefs' Jamaal Charles has exploratory surgery on knee

The Veteran running back was placed on the injured reserve list according to a league source , November 1, due to complications from his 2015 ACL tear. James Andrews this past week. West, who relieved Ware on Sunday and rushed 14 times for 52 yards, had elbow and ankle injuries earlier this season but is presumably healthy.

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Donald Trump urges early voters with 'buyer's remorse' to change vote

But not to third party candidates. Until the Friday revelation, Clinton had been coasting with a comfortable lead over Trump. Johnson stands at 4.2% and Stein at 2.1%. "Although I will say the more that comes out about this, the stranger it is", he said. The president will travel to North Carolina and Florida this week to bolster Clinton's campaign.

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Ex-Wife: Dad in Hot Car Case 'Destroyed My Life'

Leanna Taylor began testifying Monday morning as a defense witness for Justin Ross Harris, as the trial enters its fifth week. The mother of a boy who died in a hot-car incident said in court Tuesday that the boy's father, her ex-husband, " destroyed my life ".

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Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

Donald Trump on Monday plunged into his final-week sprint to the election on his terms: unleashing a harsh new attack against Clinton in MI, a state that hasn't favored a Republican for president in almost three decades. "When I come home and dinner's not ready, I go through the roof", he says in another. On Friday, Comey told Congress, "We don't know the significance of this newly discovered collection of emails".

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WRAL/SurveyUSA Poll: Trump Has 7-Point Lead in North Carolina

If you've ever thought one vote couldn't make a difference, you might want to reconsider that this election year. The battleground state feels more prominent than ever as political leaders flock to North Carolina in a last attempt to claim undecided voters.

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Pakistan court bars opposition from holding street rally

He has already arrived at Bani Gala and says he has met Imran Khan. On the orders of the interior ministry, Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leaders Arif Alvi and Imran Ismail have been released who were arrested by police despite an Islamabad High Court (IHC) order that bars the government from arresting the protesting parties' members.

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Pope Francis takes Christian unity message to heartland of Protestant religion

Norway's Lutheran archbishop Helga Byfuglien was also invited, while the leader of the Catholic aid organization in Norway Caritas, Martha Rubiano Skretteberg, was there to meet the pope as well. The popes of the 16th century spent huge amounts of time and energy trying to stifle or reverse the reforming wave launched by the German monk Martin Luther when he nailed his demands - the "95 theses" - to the door of a church in Wittenberg on October 31, 1517.

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Reformation day: Pope Francis marks Luther anniversary in Sweden

Pope Francis shared the photo above on his Twitter account with the caption: Christian unity is a priority, because we realize that much more unites us than separates us . "We acknowledge our joint pastoral responsibility to respond to the spiritual thirst and hunger of our people to be one in Christ". He added that there were "many strands" nurturing ecumenism and working together in charitable endeavours did not preclude close theological dialogue.

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Shiite militias launch operation near Iraq's Mosul

Turkey fears the use of Shia militias in the US-backed offensive on Mosul will lead to sectarian strife in the mainly Sunni region and cause an exodus of refugees. Meanwhile, Al Jazeera reported today (Thursday) that the United Nations said that more than 10,000 people have fled their homes since the beginning of the Mosul offensive.

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Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

But limitations on early voting still remain. Steven Harsman, deputy director of the Montgomery County Board of Elections, said that the board expected almost 1,500 voters to participate on Sunday and almost 3,000 for the weekend. The state does not break down ballots by party affiliation. Electionland is a project that will cover access to the ballot and problems that prevent people from exercising their right to vote during the 2016 election.

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Philippine: Duterte Says All Foreign Troops Out

He declared "separation" from the United States during his visit to China last week, but later said he was not cutting ties with the USA but simply pursuing an independent foreign policy . Duterte has announced cancelling planned joint military exercises with the United States, and preparatory meetings for next year's joint combat exercises between American and Filipino forces in the Philippines have been shrouded in uncertainty.

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Cibulkova upsets Kerber to win WTA Finals title

The two met in the first match of the round-robin stage on Sunday with Kerber prevailing 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-3. Kerber went into the final as the overwhelming favourite to win after taking this year's Australian Open and US Open titles but the 28-year-old was powerless to stop her diminutive opponent, whose shock win capped an inspired return to the game's elite that saw her named as this season's WTA Comeback Player of the Year.