Florida police brace for protests with speech by white nationalist

0SHARESShare GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Hundreds of police will be deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday as thousands are poised to protest a speech by an avowed white nationalist, an event that prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency in preparation for possible violence. Richard Spencer’s speech at the university in Gainesville comes about two months ...

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Obama hits campaign trail for first time since leaving White House

0SHARESShare (Reuters) – Former President Barack Obama returns to the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, venturing out to support Democrats in two governor’s races that could offer a clue about the national mood before next year’s midterm elections. Obama, who has spoken at private party fundraisers but largely steered clear of ...

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Thousands Protest White Nationalist Leader's Speech At The University Of Florida

0SHARESShare GAINESVILLE, Florida — A white nationalist who claims to be the leader of the alt-right movement is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Thursday despite concerns that protests could turn violent. Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in advance of the planned speech by Richard Spencer, a move that frees up local law ...

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Turkey's Erdogan says may shut Iraqi border any moment: Hurriyet

0SHARESShare ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey may shut its border with northern Iraq “at any moment” after closing its air space to the region, Hurriyet newspaper reported on Thursday, reviving a threat first made after Kurds there voted for independence. “We have completely closed our air space to the regional government in northern Iraq,” the paper cited ...

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'Nowhere to hide': North Korean missiles spur anxiety in Japan fishing town

0SHARESShare ERIMO, Japan (Reuters) – Ever since North Korea lobbed two missiles far above this windswept fishing town on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, seaweed farmer Mitsuyo Kawamura says she’s been on edge. “Now when I hear a loud sound, I look outside, I look out at the ocean,” 68-year-old Kawamura said from her seaside cottage in Erimo, where she ...

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Taliban kill at least 43 Afghan troops as they storm base: officials

0SHARESShare KABUL (Reuters) – The Afghan Taliban stormed a military base in the south of the country killing at least 43 troops on Thursday, the Defence Ministry said, with the militants putting the toll at at least 60. Of 60 soldiers manning the base in the province of Kandahar, 43 were killed, nine were wounded and six were missing after ...

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New Zealand Labour to form next government with support of small nationalist party

0SHARESShare WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s Labour leader Jacinda Ardern will form the country’s next government after gaining the support of a small nationalist party holding the balance of power following an inconclusive Sept. 23 election. “This is an exciting day. We aspire to be a government for all New Zealanders and one that will seize the opportunity to build ...

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Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy on Saturday

0SHARESShare MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s government will trigger on Saturday the Article 155 of the constitution, which allows to suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy, the Prime Minister’s Office said on Thursday. The special cabinet meeting was called after Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said the regional parliament could vote on a formal declaration of independence from Spain if the central government failed ...

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Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and daughter

0SHARESShare ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, pressing charges over accusations that could see the former leader jailed. Sharif, 67, resigned in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income, but the ...

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Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses ahead with campaign

0SHARESShare NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the election board for Thursday, saying he would instead spend the day campaigning for next week’s presidential vote re-run. The first presidential vote in August, which gave victory to Kenyatta, was annulled because of procedural irregularities. Election commission chairman Wafula Chebukati delivered a ...

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