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Putin shelves France visit amid row

Earlier, French diplomatic sources told Reuters that France wanted to downgrade the planned visit and cancel all events except a working meeting with President Hollande on Syria and that Russian Federation chose to postpone the visit instead.


Lawyers will no longer defend Paris terror attacks suspect

Lawyers will no longer defend Paris terror attacks suspect

What can we do. The two lawyers - Sven Mary in Belgium, where Abdeslam was arrested in March, and Franck Berton in France, where Abdeslam faces terrorism-related charges - announced that they could no longer work with their client. Abdeslam, 27, had initially said he wanted to explain his path to radicalization and his role in the November 13 attacks on the Bataclan concert hall, cafes and the national stadium.


Obama says Trump not fit to work at a convenience store

Obama says Trump not fit to work at a convenience store

The Clinton campaign is banking on the president's high popularity to motivate turnout among Democrats, particularly the young people and minorities who were key elements of Obama's coalition but have been reluctant to enthusiastically back Clinton's candidacy.


Hong Kong lawmakers stage anti-China oath protest

Hong Kong lawmakers stage anti-China oath protest

Independent lawmaker Edward Yiu added a pledge to "fight for genuine universal suffrage" to his oath. Lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung, known as "Long Hair", top centre, tries to break through the security guards during the election of president of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong .



Thai Calm Urged; Premier Returns to Bangkok Amid Concern on King

Many sat or knelt, lining the walkway to the hospital doors in neat rows, holding images of the King. Thailand's prime minister has cut short a trip to the country's east and flown back to the capital to meet the crown prince in a previously unannounced move that comes as concerns grow over the health of the king.


Former Wells Fargo Customers, Employees Testify on Bank's Problems

Former Wells Fargo Customers, Employees Testify on Bank's Problems

In the aftermath of the Wells Fargo banking scandal, where workers were found to have created almost two million improper customer accounts in order to meet sales and performance goals, the state is moving to extend its oversight. Stumpf's resignation comes after Senator Elizabeth Warren publicly condemned him for "gutless" leadership at a September 20 Senate hearing. Customers like Jeanne Young were angry.