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Strong evidence two suicide bombers carried out Ankara attacks: PM
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - There is strong evidence to suggest two suicide bombers carried out an attack on a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists which killed 86 people in Ankara on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. Davutoglu declared three days of national mourning after the attack, the deadliest of its kind on Turkish soil. (Reporting by Daren Butler and Asli Kandemir; Writing by Nick Tattersall)

Military official: Suicide bombings at market, refugee camp in Chad village kill 38 people
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Military official: Suicide bombings at market, refugee camp in Chad village kill 38 people.

Black men call for change at Million Man March anniversary
Neal Blair, of Augusta, Ga., stands on the lawn of the Capitol building during a rally to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, on Capitol Hill, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Washington. Thousands of African-Americans crowded on the National Mall Saturday for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — Black men from around the nation returned to the National Mall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and call for changes in policing and in black communities.

Tegna, Dish spar over contract fees
NEW YORK (AP) — TV station operator Tegna Inc. has cut off Dish Network subscribers' access to its local channels in more than three dozen markets because of a contract dispute between the two sides.

Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks
Israeli policemen stand by the body of a Palestinian at the scene of an stabbing attack in Jerusalem Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. A Palestinian teenager stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem Saturday before being shot dead by police forces, the latest in a series of stabbing attacks against civilians and soldiers that have spread across Israel and the West Bank in the past week. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border fence.

N. Korea ready for US war, leader tells lavish military parade
North Korean tanks passing through Kim Il-Sung Square during a military parade marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice in Pyongyang in 2013North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he was ready for war with the United States as the nuclear-armed nation celebrated its ruling party's 70th birthday Saturday with a spectacular, mass military parade. Tens of thousands of troops, followed by waves of tanks, armoured vehicles and ballistic missiles, goose-stepped their way through Pyongyang's Kim Il-Sung Square in one of the largest ceremonial displays of military muscle the country had ever organised.

Danes OK with zoo's plan to publicly dissect year-old lion
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding — a year after another Danish zoo triggered massive online protests for killing a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it and feeding it to lions in front of children.

Israeli forces shoot dead five Palestinians as violence rages on
Hamas militants attend the funeral of Palestinian Jihad Al-Obeed, who was shot dead by Israeli troops on Friday, in Deirl al-Balah in the central Gaza StripBy Maayan Lubell and Nidal al-Mughrabi JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli security forces on Saturday shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza's border fence, Palestinian medics said, and Israeli police said they killed three Palestinian assailants in separate violence in Jerusalem. Eleven days of bloodshed in which four Israelis and 19 Palestinians have been killed in Jerusalem, the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Gaza and in Israeli cities have raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising. On Saturday two Palestinians were shot dead by police after stabbing at least four Israelis in separate knife attacks near Jerusalem's walled Old City, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

Steve Martin gets serious as curator of artist Lawren Harris
In this Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, photo, curator and actor-comedian Steve Martin poses for a portrait in a gallery for the exhibit "The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris" at The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. The man who brought bluegrass music to mainstream audiences and introduced the banjo and balloon animals to comedy routines has a new passion: He wants to imbue in U.S. audiences the same deep admiration he has for the works of Lawren Harris, arguably Canada's most revered artist and one almost completely unknown in the U.S. The show, which travels to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and Canada’s Art Gallery of Ontario next year, opens Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian, actor, writer, musician, and now we can add art curator to that long list of titles placed alongside Steve Martin's name.

Pre-election violence in Guinea kills 3, injures 50
In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, supporters of UFR presidential candidate Stadia Toure ride on the back of a bus during a political rally in the city of Conakry, Guinea. Political clashes between the opposition and ruling party in Guinea are setting the stage for the country’s second democratic election in more than half a century. The international community watches the West African country, unable to shake the deadly Ebola virus, with concern that ethnic and political tensions brought to the surface in past elections haven’t declined in the past five years. (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah)CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Pre-election violence in Guinea has killed at least three people and injured some 50, a hospital official said Saturday, as the United Nations West Africa head called for calm a day before Guineans are to vote for president.

Some conservatives quietly campaign against Ryan for speaker
House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) gestures at a news conferenceBy Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some conservatives in the Republican party are sharpening their knives to keep Representative Paul Ryan from succeeding House Speaker John Boehner, even as they say publicly the election of the next speaker will center on reforms in the U.S. House of Representatives instead of the candidates. "The focus is on, in my opinion, not who is speaker, but the process changes we can put in place," said Representative Barry Loudermilk, a member of the Freedom Caucus made up of the most conservative Republicans in the House. At least one caucus member has outlined requirements a candidate must meet in order to win an endorsement in the speaker's race, and it is not clear if Ryan can pass the test.

The Latest: British police back Turkey in terror fight
A Kurdish demonstrator in Paris, cries as she and others gather after an explosion at a rally in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Turkey's health minister says two bomb explosions in the Turkish capital have killed scores of people. The explosions occurred minutes apart near Ankara's main train station as people were gathering for a rally, organized by the country's public sector workers' trade union and other civic society groups. The rally aimed to call for an end to the renewed violence between Kurdish rebels and Turkish security forces. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Developments relating to Saturday's deadly bombing of a peace rally in the Turkish capital of Ankara. All times local.

The Latest: North Korea shows off missiles, drones in parade
North Korean soldiers in historic uniforms march during a parade on the Kim Il Sung Square, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that his country was ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States as he spoke at a lavish military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the North's ruling party and trumpet his third-generation leadership.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The latest on the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea's ruling party (all times local).

Death toll climbs as Palestinian unrest spirals
A masked Palestinian hurls rocks towards Israeli soldiers during clashes following the funeral of Mohammed Fares al-Jaabari on October 10, 2015, in the West Bank town of HebronViolence between Israelis and Palestinians threatened to spiral out of control Saturday with two more Palestinians killed in Gaza, two stabbings outside Jerusalem's Old City and more West Bank clashes. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and president Mahmud Abbas have sought to avoid an escalation, frustrated Palestinian youths have defied efforts to restore calm and a wave of stabbings has spread fear in Israel. A rocket fired by Gaza militants hit southern Israel on Saturday hours after clashes along the border saw Israeli forces kill seven Palestinians.

Russian air strikes hit militant command centers in Syria: agencies
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian air strikes in Syria have targeted command and communications centers, weapons depots and training centers used by "militants" and "terrorists", Russian news agencies reported on Saturday, citing a defense ministry representative. The representative, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, said the strikes had taken place in the provinces of Rakka, Hama, Damascus and Aleppo. (Reporting By Jason Bush; Editing by Pravin Char)

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