David de Gea ensures Manchester United hold Liverpool in stalemate

Liverpool and Manchester United drew 0-0 at Anfield with David de Geas stunning save from Philippe Coutinho ensuring Jos Mourinhos side left with a point There was blood and thunder, as there always is in this fixture, but there was also a fair amount of thud and blunder. After all the hype including a non-stop […]

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Manchester Uniteds Paul Pogba fails to live up to price tag in draw at Liverpool

Paul Pogba again proved an ineffective presence as Manchester United held Liverpool to a 0-0 draw at Anfield in the Premier League As this game kicked-off Paul Pogbas second coming at Manchester United stood at 10 appearances, one goal, and no show-stopping, game-winning display. There had been flashes of quality but little else to suggest […]

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Cancer Moonshot program is ‘close to gigantic progress’, Joe Biden says

Vice-presidents $1bn effort on behalf of cancer research has seen improved information-sharing, report says, but its future is unclear Vice-president Joe Bidens the report, which summarizes the work completed so far and outlines a path forward over the next five years. Ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft will help patients get to the doctor and to […]

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Ontario seeks to put a cap on water bottle industry with two-year ban

Officials say moratorium would give province time to better understand state of groundwater supplies amid climate change threat and increasing population The Ontario government has proposed a two-year moratorium on the creation or expansion of bottled water operations fed by groundwater in the Canadian province, in a bid to strike a balance between a burgeoning […]

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CNN Student News – October 17, 2016

October 17, 2016 International officials call for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen, the Iraqi air force warns residents of Mosul about an upcoming battle, and the Great Barrier Reef shows signs of poor health. After we cover those stories, we’re kicking off a series that examines America’s heroin epidemic, beginning with a look at how […]

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Battle for Mosul begins: Iraqi and Kurdish forces launch assault on Isis stronghold

Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi orders military offensive to recapture city that has been under Islamic State control since June 2014 A long-awaited offensive to seize back the Iraqi city of Mosul after two years of Isis control has begun, the countrys prime minister has announced. In an address on state television, Iraqs Haider al-Abadi […]

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Nigerian families reunited with 21 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

Parents travel from Chibok to capital Abuja where girls have received medical attention and counselling after release in deal with Islamic State-affiliated faction For two and a half years they waited, with hopes kept alive by rumours of negotiations, an international campaign and their own deep faith. On Sunday a group of Nigerian families were […]

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Wikileaks: Clinton avoided criticism of Wall Street in Goldman Sachs speeches

Alleged transcripts show Clinton said she worked closely with Wall Street as a senator and the jury is still out on whether Dodd-Frank reforms were needed Hillary Clinton avoided direct criticism of Wall Street as she examined the causes and responses to the 2008 financial crisis during a series of paid speeches to Goldman Sachs, […]

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Republican headquarters in North Carolina hit with ‘flammable substance’

A building in Orange County, North Carolina, was struck with a flammable material thrown through a front window of the building, local authorities said A local Republican Party office in North Carolina was damaged by fire and someone spray-painted an anti-GOP slogan referring to Nazi Republicans on a nearby wall, authorities said on Sunday. A […]

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Margaret Atwood: All dystopias are telling you is to make sure youve got a lot of canned goods and a gun

As her reimagined version of Shakespeares Tempest is released, the acclaimed author of The Handmaids Tale and Maddaddam talks about how the world of 2016 is starting to look alarmingly like something from one of her books On Thursday, just as Iamsaying goodbye to Margaret Atwood at the end of our interview, Iget a text […]

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