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Colombian President Santos to donate Nobel prize money to conflict victims

A peace deal agreed by Mr Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was narrowly rejected by voters in a shock referendum result, during the first weekend of October. The war has cost the lives of more than 220,000 and displaced six million people. A divided Colombia had mixed reactions to Santos's win. Many voters believed it was too lenient on the guerrillas.


Teenage lovers 'killed mother and daughter then watched Twilight'

Teenage lovers 'killed mother and daughter then watched Twilight'

Among them were Ms Edwards' older daughter, Mary Cottingham, her partner Graham Green, and her ex - Katie's father - Peter Edwards. They had both been stabbed in the throat. Ms Edwards had also been stabbed once in the shoulder, and twice - fatally - in the neck with one blow which "almost completely cut through her windpipe".


Turkish Police Block Demos Marking Attack Anniversary

Turkish Police Block Demos Marking Attack Anniversary

Over the past two months, the military says it has killed a total of 387 PKK militants in Hakkari province, CNN-Turk reported. However, the Turkish army said the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has been accused of a string of bombings targeting Turkish police and army assets, was behind the attacks.


S. Africa police use teargas, water cannon on students

S. Africa police use teargas, water cannon on students

Student protests at South African universities have not died down. However, this can not be brought about through threats. The demands were relayed to students, staff and parents during a meeting that took place on Friday afternoon at the Library Lawns at the university.


17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever

17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever

Clinton remained poised and unperturbed, and held her own.Clinton condemned Trump as temperamentally unfit for the presidency and underscored his derogatory remarks about women, Latinos, immigrants, Muslims, disabled people and others. But no other presidential candidate in history has faced the personal buzzsaw that Trump represented on Sunday night. And Trump did not just aim his fire at the Clintons.



Paul Ryan Maintains Endorsement of Donald Trump

But the move signals an official position now held by the Republican leadership, and serves as the starkest admission yet that the party doesn't believe Trump will win the White House. An hour before the debate began, Mr Trump appeared at a news conference with women who accused Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct. You are reading news and information on LongIsland.com, Long Island's Most Popular Website, Since 1996.