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Bill Clinton on Obamacare: 'I Strongly Supported That Bill'

Bill Clinton on Obamacare: 'I Strongly Supported That Bill'

Those are all part of the tightrope Mrs. Clinton is walking in this campaign. "I bet he went through hell last night", Trump told the crowd. "Because I want to see what happens". Speaking at a Democratic rally in Flint, Michigan, the former president ripped into the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for flooding the health care insurance market and causing premiums to rise for middle-class Americans who do not qualify for subsidies. Read More

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Pope Francis' Election Advice: 'Pray and Choose with Your Conscience'

Pope Francis' Election Advice: 'Pray and Choose with Your Conscience'

Arriving in the predominantly Shiite Muslim nation October 2 after two days in neighboring Georgia, the pope went directly from the airport to Azerbaijan's only Catholic Church, the parish of the Immaculate Conception. After the local church told the couple they would "go to hell" for their actions, they wrote to the Pope seeking advice and he received them and treated them respectfully. Read More

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Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins

The high court's ruling, due by June, may affect a similar case involving the National Football League's Redskins. For its upcoming term, set to begin on October 3, the high court added the case Lee v. In April, the patent office asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case. The case is now awaiting hearing in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond. Read More

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Picture of Abbas crying at Peres' funeral slammed by Palestinians

Mr. Zeldin, the only Jewish Republican in the House, praised Mr. Peres for his dedication to peace in the Middle East and protecting the Israeli people. "They would listen to critics on the left who might argue that Shimon did not fully acknowledge the failings of his nation, or perhaps more numerous critics on the right who argued that he refused to see the true wickedness of the world, and called him naive", Obama said. Read More

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China defends sending warplanes near Japan's Okinawa

China defends sending warplanes near Japan's Okinawa

The Senkakus - which Beijing calls the Diaoyu Islands - are a group of uninhabited islets now controlled by Japan in the East China Sea . Two of the Chinese planes may have been fighter jets, the ministry said. Tension over the island dispute has in the past spilled over into protests and violence against Japanese-owned businesses in China . The issue of ownership of territories in the South China Sea has become a heated topic in recent years. Read More

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Colombian President, opposition hold talks on FARC peace deal

Colombian President, opposition hold talks on FARC peace deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened talks with leaders opposing the current peace deal with the country's largest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). He also asked for the "understanding and support" of the global community - much of which was taken aback by the referendum result. Santos said in his turn that peace in Colombia is "close". Read More

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Thailand Deports Joshua Wong Back to Hong Kong

It added that a request by Chotipatpaisal to visit Wong in custody had been declined. After arriving back in Hong Kong, Wong talked about his trip - and said he felt lucky that he didn't wind up in a Chinese prison, noting the plight of five Hong Kong booksellers who disappeared at the start of this year and were found to have been taken to the mainland. Read More

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South African student protests show racial division

South African student protests show racial division

Students and staff have hidden in the Matrix building as several stun grenades have been fired by the police and private security. UCT Vice-Chancellor Max Price sayid the year's programme can be completed if classes resume tomorrow. The university said it had reached some agreements with students through the help of mediators. On Monday Wits Vice Chancellor Adam Habib said some students were calling for their own version of the Marikana massacre to advance their cause for free education. Read More

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GfK poll: Third party backers a wild card in 2016 race

GfK poll: Third party backers a wild card in 2016 race

Margaret Bonnem, a stay-at-home mother in Colliersville, Tennessee, had previously supported Stein. " I definitely lean more towards the third party than I do the other two", said Ben Hardin, another WSU student. You don't have to know everything to be elected to the White House - but you can't know nothing. Whether the Democrat or the Republican can win them over lends potential volatility to the race. Read More

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Gilmore Girls Revival: Everything You Need to Know

Gilmore Girls Revival: Everything You Need to Know

Ahead of the show's anticipated four-episode revival, Netflix is sponsoring the one-day conversion of approximately 250 cafes into the series' most recognizable dining spot. Without Luke's Diner , the town of Stars Hollow would be woefully incomplete. This Wednesday, October 5 , each location will be "decked out with all the Luke's Diner essentials". Read More

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