Al Smith V: Trump 'crossed the line and took it a little too far' at Catholic roast
The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner got “a little uncomfortable” Thursday evening, Alfred E. Smith V said Friday. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both addressed the crowd at the annual roast and Catholic fundraiser, though the Republican ...
At Al Smith Dinner, Donald Trump Turns Friendly Roast Into 3-Alarm FireNPR
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UN warns of ISIS using 'human shields' in Mosul as militants strike Kirkuk
(CNN) The United Nations said Friday it is "gravely worried" that ISIS has taken 550 families from villages around Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, and is using them as "human shields" as Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle the terror group for control ...
ISIS Attack in Kirkuk Is Reality Check Amid Mosul
ISIS launched a major counter-attack on Kirkuk to distract Iraqi troops from MosulBusiness Insider
ISIS attacks Kirkuk and a power plant amid Mosul fightMilitary Times
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Cyber attack takes down East Coast Netflix, Spotify, Twitter
If you live on the East Coast and had trouble accessing Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon or Reddit Friday morning, you were not alone. A large-scale distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on Internet performance company Dyn brought many popular ...
Cyberattack Knocks Out Access to WebsitesWall Street Journal
A denial-of-service attack shut down major websites across the internetThe Verge
Twitter and Much of The Internet Suffered a Meltdown on FridayFortune
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New screen time rules for kids, by doctors
(CNN) Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This week, the AAP hosted a national conference in San Francisco, where an estimated 10,000 pediatricians met ...
How much screen time is right for your kids?CBS News
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Voice of America

UN: Security Concerns Prevent Aleppo Evacuations
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A man walks past damaged buildings in the rebel held besieged al-Sukkari neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 19, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print. The United Nations was forced to postpone ...

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McDonald's beats expectations for profit, sales
Fast-food giant McDonald's edged third-quarter expectations for profit and revenue as the company seeks to solidify gains from its all-day breakfast push. The third-quarter earnings performance proved heartening to investors, who drove McDonald's ...
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Wall Street Journal

Brexit Fuels British American Tobacco's Bid for Reynolds American
Wall Street Journal
LONDON—Britain's vote to exit from the European Union has been a key factor behind British American Tobacco BTI -2.31 % 's decision to initiate a $47 billion takeover bid of Reynolds American Inc., RAI 15.76 % despite the general slowdown in U.K. ...
BAT offers to buy US tobacco firm Reynolds in $47 billion dealReuters
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Toronto Star

Belgium-Canada Ceta trade dispute bedevils EU summit
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Late-night talks failed to break the deadlock over a landmark EU-Canada trade deal, as Belgium's Wallonia region reiterated its objections. The 28 EU leaders will discuss the draft Ceta deal shortly in Brussels. All of them, including Belgium's ...
EU Aims to Fend Off Populist Backlash to Save Canada Trade PactBloomberg
Free trade lives: Justin Trudeau and Canada are embracing a deal with the EU — should the US?Salon
Canada-EU trade talks collapse in Wallonia as Freeland walks
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The Verge

First Click: How much would you pay for the Nintendo Switch?
The Verge
We now know a whole lot more about Nintendo's upcoming console — it's called the Switch, it's a home-portable hybrid, it has weird modular controllers that can be used in three million different ways — but there are still a number of major questions ...
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iPhone 7 Plus vs Google Pixel speed tests: Closer, but Android was still crushed in the end
Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 may be toast — literally and figuratively — but Android fans have a new pair of flagship phones to lust after this holiday season. Google's first ever “made by Google” smartphones pack cutting-edge specs into a somewhat unique ...
The reviews are in: Google's Pixel phone takes on the iPhone 7Fox News
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