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Alabama Senate race: Trump records robocall for Roy Moore

Image copyright Getty Image caption Roy Moore’s campaign has been rocked by allegations US President Donald Trump has recorded a robocall for a Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct, on the eve of the election. The president has thrown his political weight fully behind former Alabama judge Roy Moore, ...

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Putin arrives at base in Syria, reportedly orders withdrawal

MOSCOW — The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria. Tass said that Putin’s plane landed at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria’s coastal province of Latakia, the heartland of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s Alawite minority. ...

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Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

Image copyright AFP Image caption Venezuelans look for their names on electoral rolls before voting in Sunday’s mayoral polls Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, says the country’s main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year’s presidential election. He said only parties which took part in Sunday’s mayoral polls ...

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Israel, France clash over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

JERUSALEM — The French and Israeli leaders sparred verbally Sunday over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while new violence rippled across the region following the move by President Donald Trump. In Jerusalem, a Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard, seriously wounding him in ...

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Scandals strip club co-owner sues partner for $500,000

A co-owner of a troubled Queens strip club says his partner stiffed him on payments and failed to keep him abreast of finances, causing trouble for the jiggle joint, according to a new lawsuit. Kabe Park claims his business partner Anastasios Tsementzis launched an “illegal and oppressive ...

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Max Clifford dies in hospital aged 74

Image copyright PA Image caption Max Clifford had been serving an eight-year jail sentence for sex offences Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died in hospital, aged 74, after collapsing in prison. Clifford collapsed in his cell at Littlehey Prison in Cambridgeshire on Thursday and again on Friday, his daughter ...

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Trump Jerusalem move: Tear gas at Lebanon US embassy protest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSecurity forces in Lebanon use tear gas to try to disperse protesters at the US embassy There have been violent clashes near the US embassy in Lebanon, in the latest protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital ...

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