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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – October 21, 2016


The Islamic State launches a surprise counter-attack on the Iraqi city of Kirkuk,  about 90 miles from Mosul. Government and Kurdish forces launched an offensive to retake Mosul from the Islamic State this week. The family of Jessica Williams has filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court, who was unarmed when she was shot dead by police in May as she reportedly tried to escape in what was allegedly a stolen vehicle. Hillary Clinton campaigns in the battleground state of Ohio today, Donald Trump  in the swing states of North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

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