Death toll in Turkish twin blasts rises to 86

ANKARA - At least 86 people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers hit a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists outside Ankara's main train station, weeks ahead of an election, in the deadliest attack of its kind on Turkish soil.

Russia steps up air strikes against Assad opponents in Syria 3:08pm EDT

BEIRUT/MOSCOW - Russia said on Saturday it had stepped up its bombing campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, while local observers said several of the air strikes had hit areas in western Syria where the hardline group has little presence.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada October 8, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker

How Trump taps into the American psyche

Many Americans increasingly feel, deep down, that the game is rigged. That the people who run this country — the economic, political and intellectual elites — get all the advantages. Average Joe can’t win.  Full Coverage 

A Palestinian protester returns a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the Jewish settlement of Bet El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah October 10, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Israeli forces shoot dead five Palestinians

JERUSALEM/GAZA - Israeli security forces 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.  Full Article 

The United States Federal Reserve Board building is shown in Washington October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Central banks can no longer save the world

LIMA - In 2008 central banks, led by the Federal Reserve, rode to the rescue of the global financial system. Seven years on and trillions of dollars later they no longer have the answers and may even represent a major risk for the global economy.  Full Article 

U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (C) returns to his office after a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 9, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Some quietly campaign against Ryan

WASHINGTON - Some conservatives in the Republican party are sharpening their knives to keep Representative Paul Ryan from succeeding House Speaker John Boehner  Full Article 

Inside North Korea

REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A rare glimpse of life inside the capital Pyongyang.  More photos 

Uber tries to get legal in China

U.S. ride-hailing app Uber says its trying to get the permits it needs to operate legally in China - a hugely important market for the ride-hailing app.

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