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A crime-fighting mayor known as 'the Punisher' just shook up the Philippines presidential race

Rodrigo Duterte, a 70-year-old lawyer, better known as the "the Punisher" for dealing with criminals in southern Davao City, vowed to clean up politics in one of Asia's most graft-ridden countries.<p>"Yes, I am running," Duterte told reporters in Manila after holding off on appeals by his supporters …

Police: Israeli Arabs stopped rioting, fearing Jewish boycott

Israel's Arab citizen population has stopped the rioting that accompanied the current terror wave at its outset, according to the police.<p>"For two …

Israel

Recent fighting has displaced 120,000 Syrians, UN reports

At least 120,000 people have been displaced in Syria this month because of fighting, according to U.N. humanitarian officials.<p>The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said the people fled their homes in the Aleppo, Hama and Idlib governorates between Oct. 5 and Oct. 22.<p>U.N. …

Mess awaits as Paul Ryan prepares to ascend to House speaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — The honeymoon might be over before it even begins for House Speaker-in-waiting Paul Ryan when he is elevated to the top job this …

The life, death and resurrection of Indian microfinance

After giving licences to 11 payments banks in August, the central bank on Wednesday announced a fresh set of 10 licences—this time for the so-called …

5 Leadership Lessons From Pope Francis

Visiting the U.S. this week, Pope Francis is showing off a leadership style we can all learn from.<p>“Many things have to change course, but it is we human beings above all who need to change.” Those were the words shared–on Twitter–by Pope Francis, <i>Time</i>‘s “Person of The Year” in 2013, who assumed the …

Leadership

Animal rights group defends stealing homeless man’s puppy, puts it up for adoption

A petition calling for the return of a puppy to its owner, a homeless man, has attracted tens of thousands of signatures.<p>The group <b>Cause Animale Nord</b> …

UN peacekeeping needs a major technological update

UN peacekeeping troops used to say that if villagers wanted to alert troops that they were in danger, they had to “bang their pots and pans together.” The saying shows how outdated UN technology used to be. Even now, UN missions do not use their technology to its full potential, according to a …

Peace

Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1195000/1195880_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524749885_988f926a145c9f3ad7a6887ab974ea75<p><b>Pope Francis has told the US Congress that the US must see migrants as "persons" and not as "numbers".</b><p>Speaking to a rare joint session, the Pope said …

Bernie Sanders’s claim that more people live in poverty ‘than almost any time’ in U.S. history

<i>“We have more people living in poverty today than almost any time in the history of this country.”</i><p><b>—Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), interview on CNN, Sept. 23, 2015</b><p>Sanders, an independent seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, has made income inequality a major theme of his campaign. This …

REPORT: One of BMW's cars doesn't pass European emissions tests

Carmakers around the world have seen their share prices plunge as investors worry whether the scandal, revealed by US regulators on Friday, spreads beyond VW, and beyond the United States.<p>Now one German media report has given us the first suggestion that it does, on both counts.<p>The BMW X3 Xdrive …

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with U.S. billionaires in Seattle

If one of Chinese President<p>Xi Jinping's main goals in visiting the United States was to project power for the folks back home, he'd be hard pressed to find a better event than his first public meeting here Wednesday.<p>There he was, at the head of a bright hotel ballroom facing down 30 powerful chief …

The Pope Addressed A Congress That's Much More Christian Than America

When Pope Francis addressed Congress on Thursday, he faced a body that is more Christian than the U.S. public as a whole — and also more Catholic.<p>First the numbers: Whereas nearly a quarter of the U.S. population says they have no religious affiliation, it's less than 1 percent in Congress.<p>Congress …

The pope's lunch plans tomorrow are exactly why we love the dude so much.

Pope Francis just landed in the U.S., and he's already showing what makes him different than 99.9% of world leaders.<p>After speaking to Congress …

The ‘Safe’ Birth Control That Wasn’t

After participating in clinical trials for Essure, a contraceptive implant, several women complained of severe pain and bleeding—but they say their …

Medicine

Big hair, glossed cheekbones, oiled bodies: Chris von Wangenheim, the cult 70s photographer

To discuss 70s New York these days is to talk of an era wrapped up in a mythology of hedonistic glamour, soundtracked by Chic, dressed by Halston, peopled by the likes of Bianca Jagger, Andy Warhol and Grace Jones on the dancefloor of Studio 54 and, more than likely, snapped by Chris von Wangenheim.<p>…

Andy Warhol

Warren Buffett nailed why poverty in America 'does not make sense.'

While describing the high level of poverty in the U.S. — the richest nation on earth — Warren Buffett used seven simple words to perfectly articulate …

Samsung forgot the lesson it learned 2 years ago, and now it's imploding

Its semiconductor business is growing healthily; it is Samsung's beleaguered smartphone business that is the problem.<p>Samsung was once the undisputed king of the smartphone industry. But in recent years it has run into repeated difficulties.<p>A lack of meaningful differentiation from other devices on …

Greece Debt Crisis: What Happens Now After Bailout Terms Rejected?

Partying on the streets of Athens overnight spelled out a Europe-wide hangover on Monday, after more than 61 percent of Greeks voted to reject tough economic bailout conditions. While the poll marked a victory for Greece's fiery Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, it threatened to jeopardize further the …

Europe

The Women Who Secretly Keep ISIS Running

A captured ISIS ‘bride’ reveals the inner workings of a women’s network responsible for recruiting, spying, and enforcing sexual slavery in the …

Latest deficit talks end with a tense exchange - CNN.com

Obama walks out of debt ceiling talks<p><b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- A fourth straight day of negotiations intended to head off a possible government default ended on a tense note Wednesday, with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and President Barack Obama squaring off over the Republican's call for a …

Senior Burundi judge flees rather than approve president's candidacy

Judge Sylvere Nimpagaritse said ‘in my soul and conscience’ he could not sign an illegal ruling after ‘enormous pressure and death threats’<p>The vice-president of Burundi’s constitutional court – which was about to decide on the legality of a hugely contested third term for president Pierre …

Pierre Nkurunziza

Exclusive: Pentagon Admits Anti-ISIS Strikes Killed Civilians

For months, officials have said a relentless bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria isn’t killing innocents. But now an internal military investigation …

Warren Buffett: stock markets will be overpriced if rates rise

The billionaire admits surprise that low rates have not caused inflation and tells shareholders the dollar will still be the world’s reserve currency in half a century<p>Warren Buffett has warned that stock prices will appear expensive if interest rates increase from their current ultra-low levels.<p>“If …

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