Voters react to 'nasty woman' remark with disgust, mockeryST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) ? Donald Trump's reference to Hillary Clinton as "a nasty woman" during the last presidential debate before the election has inspired reactions ranging from disgust to mockery. For many women, the moment Wednesday night recalled their own experiences being called names by men. What some of them (and some men) are saying:
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Syrian army says will 'bring down' any Turkish war planes in its air spaceThe Syrian military said on Thursday that it would bring down any Turkish war planes entering Syrian air space, a response to air strikes carried out by Turkey overnight in northern Syria. "Any attempt to once again breach Syrian airspace by Turkish war planes will be dealt with and they will be brought down by all means available," the Syrian army general command said in a statement. Turkish air strikes hit a group of Kurdish fighters allied to U.S.-backed militia late on Wednesday, which the Syrian statement called an act of "blatant aggression".
Hawaii lawmakers hold public meeting on foreign fishermen
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NSA contractor to face espionage charges for alleged data theft
Government lawyers on Thursday said they would prosecute a former National Security Agency contractor accused of stealing classified information under an espionage law, a move carrying far more severe penalties than previously announced charges. Harold Thomas Martin spent over two decades pilfering classified information from multiple government agencies, federal prosecutors said in a new filing made in a U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Among the material allegedly stolen by Martin included a top secret document that contained "specific operational plans against a known enemy of the United States and its allies," the prosecutors said.
Nobel winner joins scientists' protest of Hungarian policiesBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ? A Nobel Prize-winning scientist says he has resigned as an external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to protest the "repressive policies" of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.
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A "humanitarian pause" in the Syrian army's Russian-backed assault on Aleppo took effect Thursday, but despite a drop in violence there was little sign residents were heeding calls to leave. Moscow said the truce would be extended by 24 hours, and the UN said it hoped to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, after getting clearance from all warring parties. Despite the lull, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg expressed concern that a Russian aircraft carrier battlegroup, on its way from the North Sea and currently off the coast of Britain, could join attacks on Aleppo.
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