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SYRIA, ALEPPO : EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Syrians pass the body of child after digging it out from under the rubble of a building following bombardment on the al-Marja neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 23, 2016. Missiles rained down on rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo, causing widespread destruction that overwhelmed rescue teams, as the army prepared a ground offensive to retake the city. / AFP PHOTO / AMEER ALHALBI

Syrian Army, Rebels Fight on in Aleppo

Syrian government forces and rebels fought battles north of Aleppo and in the city centre on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian army to take the entire city, a war monitor and sources on both sides said.

Ararat, AUSTRALIA: A photo taken 16 November 2006 shows Australia's largest wind farm, the Challicum Hills wind farm near Ararat, some 195kms west of Melbourne. Australia is among the three worst per capita emitters of greenhouse gases in the developed world, while Victoria is the worst offender in Australia. Recent research showed that three of the four most polluting power stations in Australia were in Victoria's Latrobe Valley. AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

Coming to a Town Near You: The Great Green Energy Disaster

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a broken down elevator? I have and it’s absolutely bloody terrifying. The claustrophobia; the rising heat; the shortage of air; the gnawing fear that something even worse might happen – a fire, say – before the rescue services have time to reach you…

People standing outside the Boeing booth at the Singapore Airshow on February 17, 2016.

Boeing Nears Wide-Body Jet Sale to Qatar Airways: Sources

Boeing Co (BA.N) is close to clinching a large sale of widebody jetliners to Qatar Airways, a deal that moved closer with the recent U.S. approval of Boeing fighter jet sales to the Gulf nation, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Deutsche Bank (Hannelore Förster / Getty)

Deutsche Bank May Be on Verge of Lehman Brothers Moment

Following the U.S. Justice Department’s demand for $14 billion to settle a mortgage-backed securities probe, several big hedge funds moved their derivative holdings from Deutsche Bank to other firms to avoid the risk of another Lehman Brothers-style liquidity squeeze.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C) sits alongside European Council President Donald Tusk (L) and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery during the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres on September 30, 2016. / AFP / POOL / ABIR SULTAN (Photo credit should read ABIR SULTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian president, Netanyahu Shake Hands at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won international acclaim for peacemaking with the Palestinians.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks with an aide as he leaves the Senate Chamber after a vote to avert a government shutdown, on Capitol Hill September 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted in favor of a funding bill that would avert a government shutdown and fund federal agencies through December 11.
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Republicans Delay Budget Battle Until After Election

The Republican-controlled House and Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a stop-gap budget that funds the federal government through Dec. 9, confirming the breakdown of Regular Order and putting the next budget crisis inside Congress’ lame duck session.