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David Duke qualifies for debate at historically black college

David Duke qualifies for debate at historically black college

David VitterDavid VitterDavid Duke gets debate slot in La. But two weeks from now, Louisiana white supremacist and long-shot Senate candidate David Duke will take the debate stage with five of his rivals. A spokesperson for Dillard University, a private liberal arts college, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In 1989, David Duke briefly served in the Louisiana State House.


North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

The two-day meet in Kuala Lumpur, confirmed by the South Korean and U.S. governments, was the latest in a series of unofficial talks referred to as Track 2 that are closely monitored in the absence of any official contact between Washington and Pyongyang.


Don't believe the polls, Trump says, 'we are winning'

Don't believe the polls, Trump says, 'we are winning'

As Clinton's lead over Donald Trump in swing states remains durable, and down-ballot Republicans have struggled with how to respond to his candidacy, Clinton and President Obama have moved to try to give Clinton more allies in Congress come January.



Trump, Clinton trade caustic barbs as roast turns bitter

It's fantastic. They think she's absolutely great. "Last night, I called Hillary a nasty woman, but this stuff is all relative". "You!" a voice can be heard responding, while another tells him to "get off the stage". Hillary Clinton, spent even more - nearly $US83 million. "But I had a duty to concede, and I did so without reluctance", McCain said in a statement seen by Politico .



Why African states have started leaving the ICC

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attending the opening session at the 25th African Union Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg. Al-Bashir has been accused of genocide and war crimes related to conflicts in Sudan's Darfur region from 2008. "Clearly she has taken her lead from Jacob Zuma", said DA member of Parliament James Selfe. Now two African states, South Africa and Burundi, have made official decisions to leave.



NewsAlert: Belgian region: unable to clear EU-Canada trade deal by Monday

The prime minister said she was "disappointed" by the blocks hit by the planned CETA deal but did not believe that they reflected on the UK's likely ability to get its own trade agreement with the bloc after Brexit. "And the clear answer, at this stage, is no". It left it open to what extent the European Union and Belgium could continue negotiating with the southern Belgian region of Wallonia , which needs to bless the deal before it can become official.