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Around the World
Fearful clients pull billions of dollars out of Deutsche Bank
Some Deutsche Bank AG clients, among them several big and influential hedge funds, have moved to pull billions of dollars from the bank amid concerns about its stability and their exposure, said people close to clients and the bank.
Deutsche Bank Should Make You Worry About Europe's Other Giants
Shares of Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest bank, have lost more than half their value in the last year, and have been subject to exceptional volatility. Its bonds have also had a rough ride.
From Deutsche Bank to Wells Fargo: It's an ugly week for global banking giants
Even before the opening bell in New York, Thursday looked like a grim day for some of the giants of global banking. But few expected the barrage of bad news that soon hit Wall Street and markets in Europe - a rat-a-tat-tat of job cuts, scandal and financial worry that sent bank shares tumbling and left many investors wondering just where or when the pain would end.
U.S. close to suspending Syria talks with Russia as Aleppo battle rages
The United States is close to suspending talks with Russia on a ceasefire in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, as the Kremlin vowed to press on with an assault on the city of Aleppo.
Peres bombshell: I stopped an Israeli strike on Iran
If not for Shimon Peres's intervention, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was planning to bomb Iran, the former president revealed confidentially to The Jerusalem Post over two years ago.
Israel, world leaders set to bury founding father Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres, Israel's ninth president and the last of its founding fathers, will be buried Friday morning in the Leaders of the Nation section at the Mount Herzl national cemetery in Jerusalem.
Memorial ceremony for Shimon Peres at UN
Israel's mission to the United Nations held a memorial ceremony at 9am local time in the UN headquarters to commemorate Shimon Peres, the ninth president of the State of Israel who died early on Wednesday morning at the age of 93.
Inside the United States
US prepares to cede key role for internet
The US government is set to cut the final thread of its oversight of the internet, yielding a largely symbolic but nevertheless significant role over the online address system.
Obama operatives stripped Judical Watch of 'media' status, overcharged for FOIA requests
Political operatives within the Obama administration wrongly punished conservative legal group Judicial Watch, stripping it of 'media' status and trying to force it to pay higher fees for its open records requests, the General Services Administration inspector general said in a letter released Thursday.
1 Dead, More Than 100 Hurt in Hoboken Train Crash
A woman died and more than 100 other people were hurt when an NJ Transit train crashed into the station in Hoboken at the height of Thursday's morning rush, leaving twisted piles of metal and cables and causing part of the highly trafficked terminal to collapse.
USA TODAY's Editorial Board: Trump is 'unfit for the presidency'
In the 34-year history of USA TODAY, the Editorial Board has never taken sides in the presidential race. Instead, we've expressed opinions about the major issues and haven't presumed to tell our readers, who have a variety of priorities and values, which choice is best for them. Because every presidential race is different, we revisit our no-endorsement policy every four years. We've never seen reason to alter our approach. Until now.
Coalition of Black Pastors Blasts Democratic Party
African American leaders went to the nation's capital Thursday to denounce the Democratic Party and call for change in the black community.
Hill Republicans bet it all on Pence
Ted Cruz, who endorsed Trump in September after the most public of snubs of him in August, cited Pence as a big reason for the turnaround. 'I sat down with Mike Pence, and we had a conversation about what it would take for me to come on board, that was the major issue I stressed, was the Supreme Court,' the Texas GOP senator told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt.
Up to 10 states have experienced election-related hacking
As many as 10 state election databases have been hacked, not only the two previously reported in Illinois and Arizona, according to a report by CBS News.
Five Turks convicted of killing Christians in Malatya sentenced for life - but remain free
Nine years after three Christians were tortured with knives and murdered in southeast Turkey, the Criminal Court in the city of Malatya, where it happened, has convicted their five accused killers, sentencing each of them on 28 Sept. to three consecutive life sentences in prison.
New Bill Would Repeal Johnson Amendment, Protect Pastors Rights to Endorse Candidates, Political Positions
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., introduced legislation Wednesday that would reinstate pastors' and churches' rights to speak freely on political matters and would allay major religious liberty and free speech concerns caused by the Johnson Amendment.
Around the World
U.S. deploys more troops to Iraq for showdown with Islamic State
The U.S. and Iraq took a big step closer to a showdown with Islamic State fighters Wednesday as the Pentagon announced that 615 more U.S. soldiers are heading to Iraq in anticipation of the battle to liberate Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city.
Kerry threatens Russia with end to joint Syria diplomacy
Secretary of State John Kerry threatened on Wednesday to end all cooperation between the United States and Russia to stop Syria’s civil war, unless Russian and Syrian government attacks on Aleppo end. More than 250 people are believed to have been killed in the besieged city in the last week.
Saudi Arabia has ways to hit back at 9/11 lawsuit effort
Saudi Arabia and its allies are warning that U.S. legislation allowing the kingdom to be sued for the 9/11 attacks will have negative repercussions.
Pentagon to send additional 600 troops to fight IS in Iraq
The Pentagon will be sending about 600 more ground troops to Iraq to help Iraqi forces oust Islamic State militants from the contested city of Mosul, officials said Wednesday.
Hamas calls for 'day of rage' Friday to mark year since start of terror wave
Hamas announced a "day of rage" on Friday to mark one year since the start of the latest terror wave unleashed by the Gaza-based terror group against Israeli targets.
French Jews feel they can give their children a better future in Israel
The number of French Jews immigrating to Israel rose from 1,900 in 2011 to nearly 8,000 last year, said Jacques Canet, president of La Victoire, the great synagogue of Paris. He said the country's 500,000 to 600,000 French Jews -- the third largest Jewish population in the world -- 'feel threatened.'
Inside the United States
Congress rebukes Obama, rejects his 9/11 lawsuit veto
President Obama lost his first veto fight with Congress on Wednesday after Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate voted overwhelmingly to override his objection to a bill that would allow families of the Americans killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.
NYT: Papers Backing Clinton Hit With Flood of Cancellations
Newspapers that have broke with tradition to endorse Democrat Hillary Clinton are paying a price - in subscriptions, the New York Times reported.
Creepy clown sightings in 10 states giving police departments problems
Creepy clown sightings in more than 10 states have been giving police departments fits as they investigate recent reports of costumed cutups lurking near apartment buildings, standing on street corners or driving around in groups trying to lure children.
California suspends business ties with Wells Fargo
California, the country's largest issuer of municipal bonds, is banning Wells Fargo (WFC) from underwriting state debt and administering California's banking transactions for 12 months, effective immediately.
Congress approves stop gap spending bill, averts government shutdown
The U.S. Congress approved on Wednesday a stop-gap spending bill that avoids a government shutdown as well as spends more than a billion dollars to fight Zika.
Pentagon Warns Congress Is Allowing Disclosure of Classified Intel, Arrest of U.S. Troops
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is warning Congress that its efforts to pass new contested legislation would lead to the disclosure of highly sensitive classified intelligence and open up U.S. troops to prosecution by foreign entities, according to a communication sent by the Pentagon leader to a top lawmaker and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Orlando Terror Attack 'Triggered' by Pentagon Drone Strike
The domestic terrorist behind the Orlando nightclub massacre was motivated by a Pentagon drone strike in Iraq a month before the shooting, according to police transcripts made public last week.
State Department to release Clinton emails just before election
The State Department said Wednesday it will process an additional 1,850 pages of Hillary Clinton’s secret emails and release the parts that can be made public on Nov. 3, just ahead of the election.
How Trump lost $800M since last year
Donald Trump's brands have lost $800 million over the past year, according to BBC report published Thursday. The Republican nominee's substantive losses are due to the 'softening' of New York City's property market and contracts lost due to his presidential candicacy.
Clinton Privately Opposed Major U.S. Nuclear Upgrade
Hillary Clinton privately told supporters this year that she would likely scrap a major upgrade to the United States' nuclear weapons program, according to leaked audio of her remarks.
Idea of 'Safe Zone' for Iraqi Christians is Introduced in D.C. Meeting
A 'safe zone' to protect the persecuted Christians in Iraq sparked a lot of interest when it was proposed during a recent meeting in Washington D.C., participated in by Iraqi Christians, Yazidis and members of other religious minorities.
Christians 'Crushed Under Steamroller' and 'Hung on a Cross Over Fire' in North Korea
A new report released last week by the British-based human rights advocacy organization Christian Solidarity Worldwide has revealed more horrific details on how the authoritarian North Korean regime tortures, mutilates and kills Christians.
Around the World
Taiwan's third typhoon of the month kills at least four, injures hundreds
The third typhoon to hit Taiwan this month has killed at least four people and injured hundreds more, knocking down trees and cutting power to millions.
Syrian troops take rebel-held Farafra district in central Aleppo
Syrian troops have captured a rebel-held neighbourhood in Aleppo after several days of intense bombardment, according to state TV.
Two bomb attacks take place in Dresden, Germany
Security has been stepped up in the German city of Dresden, following two bomb attacks on a mosque and a conference center Monday evening.
First 'three person baby' born using new method
The world's first baby has been born using a new 'three person' fertility technique, New Scientist reveals.
US looks to accelerate deployment of SKorea missile defense
The U.S. intends to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea 'as soon as possible' to counter the threat from North Korea despite opposition from China, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Tuesday.
After historic gas deal with Jordan, Israel looking to build Cyprus, Greece pipeline
After the Leviathan gas reservoir partners signed a massive deal with Jordan, Israel is now looking to lay a pipeline to Cyprus and Greece, so Israeli gas can be exported there and to other European countries, National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz said Tuesday.
Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers, dies at 93
Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers, died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93.
Inside the United States
Oregon Satanic Temple brings after-school club to elementary pupils
The Portland chapter of The Satanic Temple has succeeded in its efforts to bring an after-school program to a Portland elementary school.
U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of 'racial terrorism,' says U.N. panel
The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva.
Nearly 200 earthquakes hit near SoCal's Salton Sea, USGS says
Almost 200 earthquakes were recorded in Southern California's Salton Sea in roughly a 24-hour period, geologists said Tuesday.
First round of Clinton-Trump drew largest debate audience in U.S. history
No presidential debate in American history had a larger audience than Monday night's event between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, ratings figures show.