At least one killed in a Cairo blast, no claim of responsibilityAn explosive device detonated along a main road in Cairo on Friday as security forces passed by, killing at least one civilian passerby and injuring another, the interior ministry said on Facebook. Egypt faces an Islamist insurgency led by Islamic State's branch in North Sinai, where hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed. There have also been attacks in Cairo and other cities.
Russian military asks Putin for consent to resume Aleppo air strikes: IfaxMOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Friday its General Staff had asked President Vladimir Putin for permission to resume air strikes against militants in Syria's eastern Aleppo after a 10-day hiatus, the Interfax news agency reported. The ministry cited an upsurge in militant activity and continuing civilian deaths to justify its request. There was no word on whether Putin was likely to grant it. (Reporting by Polina Devitt; Editing by Andrew Osborn)
Clinton has big cash lead; Pence says message matters more
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump's campaign is downplaying new federal filings that show Hillary Clinton with an $85 million cash advantage in the final stretch of the campaign. Trump's message matters more than "dollars and cents," running mate Mike Pence said Friday.
German public TV in row over blackface comedy stuntBERLIN (AP) ? German public broadcaster SWR has come under fire for a comedy sketch in which a presenter is disguised using blackface.
WADA cites near collapse of anti-doping program at Rio Games
MONTREAL (AP) ? The World Anti-Doping Agency has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, saying the system was only saved from collapsing by the "enormous resourcefulness and goodwill" of some key staff.
Spacecraft sends back last bit of data from 2015 Pluto flybyCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) ? A spacecraft has sent back the last bit of data from its 2015 flyby of Pluto.
Lack of choice in health insurance markets a growing problem
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found.
Deep South drought kills crops, threatens herds, dries lakes
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Tribe Called Quest to release final albumA Tribe Called Quest will release their final record on Nov. 11, which includes material they recorded with rapper Phife Dawg who died in March.