• New Middletown offers free smoke detector batteries
New Middletown offers free smoke detector batteries

The Red Cross has launched the Home Fire Campaign to reduce the number of deaths and injuries due to home fires by 25 percent over the next five years. These smoke detectors are 10-year, lithium battery powered, and are free of charge. If an alarm "chirps", warning the battery is low, replace the battery right away.

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  • Apple Removes
Apple Removes "Cumbersome" SD Card Slot from Macbook

Aside from these new features, MacBook Pro 2016 and the MacBook Pro available a year ago has lots of similarities. The new MacBook Pro is a departure from past models in many ways, especially regarding the Touch Bar implementation and port choices.

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  • Medical evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize
Medical evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize

Russia's foreign minister says al-Qaida-linked militants in Aleppo are refusing to leave the besieged Syrian city along humanitarian corridors created by the Russians and Syrian forces. Nearly 500 people have been killed and 2,000 injured since government forces, backed by Russian air strikes, launched an assault on the east a month ago.

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  • Trump and Clinton tied, but Clinton losing battle of enthusiasm and honesty/trustworthiness
Trump and Clinton tied, but Clinton losing battle of enthusiasm and honesty/trustworthiness

The poll found Democratic challenger Russ Feingold leading Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, 45% to 44%, among likely voters. It has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points. Trump saw an increase in support among Republicans after the FBI's Friday announcement, the poll found. Johnson has nine percent support and Stein has three percent.

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  • Firefighters' safety warning over flammable Halloween costumes
Firefighters' safety warning over flammable Halloween costumes

According to the National Fire Protection Association, Halloween decorations are the cause of over 1,000 homes fires each year. Two of every five of these fires were started by a candle. Tell children to stay away from open flames. Be sure they know how to stop, drop, cover their face and roll if their clothing catches fire. Currently, children...

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  • Michel Aoun set to be elected Lebanon's president
Michel Aoun set to be elected Lebanon's president

The confrontation between Aoun on one side and Syria and Hezbollah on the other drew to a close following the end of the neighboring country's hegemony on Lebanon. Lebanon, he insisted, must stay out of regional conflicts, following an independent foreign policy in accordance with its interests. Sehnaoui expressed hope Aoun would be elected in a ...

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  • PTI's Arif Alvi, Imran Ismail released after brief detention
PTI's Arif Alvi, Imran Ismail released after brief detention

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf stalwarts Arif Alvi and Imran Ismail were released after a brief detention here on Monday. Islamabad Police used tear gas and batons to confront stone-throwing supporters of Imran Khan, who were trying to reach the Pakistani politician and former cricketer's residence in Islamabad for a planned protest next week.

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  • Young Calais migrants pray in 'Jungle' church before demolition
Young Calais migrants pray in 'Jungle' church before demolition

There are some 2,000-2,500 sleeping in tents in the northeast Paris camps, up from around 1,500 before Calais started being dismantled, a local official told Reuters on Friday, adding that some came from the "Jungle" and others from other areas.

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  • Florida Latinos Boo Marco Rubio Off the Stage: He's a 'Freaking Sellout'
Florida Latinos Boo Marco Rubio Off the Stage: He's a 'Freaking Sellout'

Rubio returned fire, calling Murphy a "serial embellisher" for discrepancies on his resume and as someone who has failed to get anything done in his short career in the U.S. He blasted recent spikes in premiums for health insurance under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. "Politifact has looked into this, we have ...

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  • Mariano Rajoy sworn in as Spain's prime minister
Mariano Rajoy sworn in as Spain's prime minister

Rajoy, leader of the People's Party, is returning to power after losing his absolute majority, and will have to strike deals with opposition parties to pass legislation in a fragmented and hostile parliament. Rajoy is expected to name his Cabinet on Thursday. His best hope would be to appeal to parliament's 32 centrist Ciudadanos MPs, analysts sa...

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  • Talks on sharing intel with Japan are restarted
Talks on sharing intel with Japan are restarted

The three nations were part of six-party talks that stalled when North Korea withdrew from the negotiations in 2009. It comes after top US intelligence official James Clapper said that North Korean denuclearisation was "probably a lost cause ".

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  • Iraqi Shi'ite militias say offensive toward Tal Afar started
Iraqi Shi'ite militias say offensive toward Tal Afar started

Tal Afar was once Shia majority region before it was taken over by the IS (Daesh) militants in 2014. Ahmed al-Assadi, a spokesman for the militias, said on state television the western approach to Mosul is hard because it encompasses open deserts and the Iraq-Syrian border areas.

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  • Wade Phillips taken to hospital after scary sideline collision
Wade Phillips taken to hospital after scary sideline collision

On the return, Chargers running back Melvin Gordon was blocked out of bounds and collided with Phillips, who took a hard fall. Phillips was knocked off his feet and fell backward appearing to hit the back of his head when he went down to the ground.

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  • Iraq forces launch operation to cut Mosul off from Syria
Iraq forces launch operation to cut Mosul off from Syria

The involvement of the Iranian-backed Shiite militias has raised concerns that the battle for the Sunni-majority city could aggravate sectarian tensions. Although predominantly Sunni, the population of Tel Afar, about 55 kilometres west of Mosul, was mix of Sunni and Shia ethnic Turkmens until numerous Shia fled the town after Daesh militants took ...

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  • India expels Pakistani embassy staffer over espionage charge
India expels Pakistani embassy staffer over espionage charge

India's foreign ministry said the diplomat, who was later released under diplomatic immunity rules, had been declared a " persona non grata for espionage activities" and they had summoned the Pakistani high commissioner to make their case.

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  • Powerful earthquake rattles thrice-hit central Italy
Powerful earthquake rattles thrice-hit central Italy

The 6.6 magnitude quake struck at around 6.40 this morning. There were no immediate reports of injuries or death from the quake, which struck at 7:40 a.m. Geological Survey. "I was sleeping in the vehicle and I saw hell". The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center put the magnitude at 6.6 or 6.5 with an epicenter 82 miles northeast of Rome...

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  • As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton
As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton

Passions could cool. The Republicans may not lose as many seats as expected. "Everybody wants that, but I hear these horror shows", Trump told his supporters. Of course, this has been a volatile and unpredictable year, and there is still time for trends to reverse. The former chief of the right-wing website Breitbart has House Speaker Paul Ryan...

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  • FBI to review more emails related to Clinton's private email use
FBI to review more emails related to Clinton's private email use

The disclosure raises the possibility of the FBI reopening the criminal investigation involving the Democratic presidential nominee just days before the election, although it is not clear if that will happen. Acited a source saying the new emails were not from the private email server. Before supporters erupted in raucous cheers as Trump addresse...

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  • Sayyeshaa Saigal is the Star of Ajay Devgn's New Shivaay Teaser
Sayyeshaa Saigal is the Star of Ajay Devgn's New Shivaay Teaser

Trade expert Akshaye Rathi says both films , which hit theatres on Friday, October 28, are off to a good start, though "Ae Dil." seems to have a bit of an edge. "What has happened is that, you know in the middle east the films open one day before. We've also written to all the social media platforms like YouTube, Twitter and Facebook coz when ...

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  • Pakistani Rangers killed in retaliatory firing along IB in J&K
Pakistani Rangers killed in retaliatory firing along IB in J&K

The Pakistanis started unprovoked firing using automatic weapons and 82mm mortars at a number of Indian border outposts of the BSF in Hiranagar and Samba sub-sectors this evening, the BSF's Jammu frontier DIG, Dharmender Pareekh, said. Pura sector, entire population was said to have also migrated after Pakistan Rangers targeted civilian and BSF f...

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