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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attends a campaign rally at the Million Air Orlando, which is at Orlando Sanford International Airport on October 25, 2016 in Sanford, Florida.

Trump, Clinton Warn of Doom in Dueling Speeches

The Sunshine State was treated to twin apocalyptic visions on Tuesday, when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both warned Florida voters in dark terms that the other candidate threatens the fabric of the nation

Apple Fans Await iPhone 7

Apple Sold More iPhones Than Expected This Quarter

Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street had expected in the latest quarter, and the company forecast higher-than-expected revenue for the critical holiday-shopping season. However, it was the third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales

Funeral ceremony for suicide attack victims in Pakistan

Pakistan City Mourns 61 Killed at Police Academy

Pakistan's city of Quetta was completely shut down following a militant rampage at a police academy the day before while families buried 60 police cadets and an army officer killed in the attack — one of the deadliest targeting Pakistani security forces in recent years

Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela Braces for Anti-Government Protests Amid Crisis

Venezuela's standoff has deepened after congress voted to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order and opposition leaders called for mass protests on Wednesday to drive the unpopular socialist leader from office

Close-Up Of Metal Door In Prison

Iranian-American Held in Iran 'Gets 18-Year Sentence'

An Iranian-American held in Tehran has reportedly been sentenced to 18 years in prison for "collaboration with a hostile government" — another dual national convicted in a secret trial since Iran's nuclear deal with world powers


Philippine Leader Duterte Says He Wants Foreign Troops Out

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his wish for his country to be free of foreign military troops, telling an audience in Tokyo that he wants them out, possibly within the next two years. He also said he is pursuing an independent foreign policy

Migrants Leave The Jungle Refugee Camp In Calais

Crews Begin Dismantling the Calais 'Jungle' Migrant Camp

Crews have started dismantling the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, France, the Associated Press reports. Roughly 1,900 migrants left the slum voluntarily to travel to other centers across France, police descended on the camp to begin tearing it down

General Debate of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly

Mexico's President Says He Isn't Out to 'Screw' His Country

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto told business people and politicians at an event in Mexico City that Presidents did not wake up thinking about how to “screw” their country. "In this job, my only intention is for Mexico to do well," he said