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An American university student watches the presidential debate between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, in New York, October 19, 2016. (Photo by AP)
An American university student watches the presidential debate between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, in New York, October 19, 2016. (Photo by AP)

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:

US election

Despite the fact that billions of dollars have been spent on election campaigns across the United States, millions of Americans are deprived of their right to vote. Over 6,000,000 Americans of voting age are disenfranchised, or simply deprived of voting in the November 8 election.

Humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen

Once known as happy Arabia, Yemen is now reduced to rubble and ruins as a result of Saudi Arabia’s indiscriminate bombing of the country, which has been raging on unabated since March 2015. Saudi Arabia has ever also imposed a blockade on its southern neighbor, leaving some 20,000,000 people facing a humanitarian crisis.

Assange’s new revelations

Julian Assange, the founder of the website WikiLeaks, has made yet another series of comments in an interview with an Australian documentary maker. In his latest remarks, which have been described as incendiary, Assange said Saudi Arabia and Qatar have been funding the notorious terrorist group of Daesh since its emergence several years ago.