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The Note: 28 Days Until Election Day

COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY: 28 days Reporter's Notebook: In the Eye of the Trump Firestorm. It started on a Friday afternoon. The debate was two days away and Donald Trump was supposed to travel to Wisconsin the next day for an appearance at the Elkhorn Fall Fest. The press was excited for fried fair food. But that fateful afternoon everything changed. ABC’s CANDACE SMITH offers an inside look from the campaign trail with the Trump campaign: NJ Gov. Chris Christie Slams Donald Trump's 2005 Remarks About Women as 'Completely Indefensible.' New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, one of Donald Trump’s staunchest advocates, denounced Trump’s lewd comments about women in a leaked 2005 tape, saying he was with Trump when the video surfaced, writes ABC’s MORGAN WINSOR. “Let’s be really clear. It is completely indefensible,” Christie told Craig Carton on WFAN radio this morning when asked about the comments. “I won’t defend it and haven’t defended it. That kind of talk and...
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Orumiyeh, Oct 27, IRNA - A top Iranian military official said on Thursday that Iran's civil defense is fully ready to defuse the threat of cyberattack and cultural invasion.
Moscow, Oct 27, IRNA – A Russian official said on Thursday that meeting of the Iranian, Russian and Syrian foreign ministers in Moscow is in line with the strategy for fighting terrorism in the regio
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says a letter will be written to the Deputy Judge President of the North Gauteng High Court to state that the party opposes President Jacob Zuma’s new
London, Oct 27, IRNA - Manuel Hassassian, Palestine Ambassador to the United Kingdom says that the cracks of the issues in Middle East are the Palestinian problem.
The Save South Africa campaign has called for the immediate sacking of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams and South African Revenue Service head Tom Moyane.
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Talks between former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu and Aam Aadmi Party are going on, AAP senior leader Sanjay Singh said in Chandigarh. The post Suspense over Sidhu joining AAP ahead of Punjab polls: Talk
A 2011 memo from Douglas Band, a longtime aide to Bill Clinton, makes the case that his "multiple roles had served the interests of the Clinton family and its charity" and "detailed a circle of enric
Turkish authorities detained Tuesday the two co-mayors of the country's largest Kurdish-majority city and charged them with supporting terrorism as the nation clamps down on national security, Reuter
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday it was hard for him to work with the current U.S. administration because it did not stick to any agreements, incl
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mid-term budget speech on Wednesday seemed to take its toll on President Jacob Zuma who was caught on camera napping in Parliament.
Two weeks before the end of the pre-election campaign, every second person interviewed (51%) has stated that they are not familiar with a single campaign act of the candidates for head of state, showe
Congress virtually ruled out any grand alliance in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh including, Samajwadi Party insisting that Rahul Gandhi wanted to set things right in the state which is in bad shape for pas
KRASNAYA POLYANA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump behaved extravagantly during his campaign because he represented ordinary v
After helping develop over 1,000 miles of bike trails as the mayor of Denver, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado was eager to talk politics and take a ride on ABC News' Election Cycle.
Ebro Darden describes how it's not the popular vote, but the Electoral College that officially elects the president.
This is a full transcript for ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos’ interview with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on October 26, 2016. STEPHANOPOULOS: Mr. Trump, thank you
The possible first lady talks about the youngest Trump child.
NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) - Closing arguments in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" trial were unexpectedly postponed by a day on Thursday because of an unspecified "legal issue" that must be resolved, the trial
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says if reports are true that a South African Revenue Service (SARS) employee was held hostage‚ it is "totally unacceptable behaviour".
The president will campaign for Hillary Clinton and Democrats down the ticket.
A memo released by WikiLeaks shows the fundraising efforts by Clinton advisers.
(Reuters) - The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down on Thursday one of two proposals in the November election to allow for the use of medical marijuana in the state, saying the proposal did not receive
SABC Group Executive of Corporate Affairs Hlaudi Motsoeneng hit back at ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu on Thursday, saying that external forces are influencing Parliament's Portfolio Committe
MPs pay tribute to Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry, using his show's famous catchphrases in the Commons.
He also hit out at Ram Gopal Yadav for threatening him and says if anything happens to him, the blame would lie on him
Lisbon - The newly elected UN Secretary General, the Portuguese António Guterres, has thanked particularly Angola for effective and unequivocal support for his election to the helm of the world body
Tehran, Oct 27, IRNA – Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi says Iran’s scientific and defensive potential cannot be curbed.
Amid criticism that after becoming PM, Modi had become extra-cautious on contentious issues, his stringent criticism of triple talaq in the communal cauldron of Uttar Pradesh certainly hit like a bolt
With the recent crackdown on tax evaders, could KRA finally be finding it's feet?
With the recent crackdown on tax evaders, could KRA finally be finding it's feet?

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