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Hitman Says Duterte Masterminded 1000 Death Squad Murders Prior To Presidency

Mr Edgar Matobato , 57, made the allegations before Senate, which is investigating alleged extrajudicial killings in Mr Duterte's anti-crime crackdown that police said has left 3,140 people dead in his first 72 days in office. Leila de Lima, a fierce critic of Duterte. On Tuesday, Duterte said his government will no longer conduct joint patrols with the U.S. Navy in the disputed waters near the South China Sea, a move that would nullify a deal his predecessor reached with the U.S.

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Ohio Supreme Court candidate Cynthia Rice missed deadlines for campaign finance reports

With the additional voting time, Golden Week was when people could both register to vote and cast a ballot at the same time. As a result of the Supreme Court's Golden Week ruling, early voting in OH will begin as originally scheduled on October 12.

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Skepta wins the Mercury Prize over David Bowie

The 33-year-old Skepta - born Joseph Junior Adenuga - is a major figure in the grime genre, a gritty fusion of hip-hop, United Kingdom garage and drum and bass music. In 2014, he released That's Not Me, a rapid-fire freestyle that atoned for losing sight of his roots: "I used to wear Gucci / I put it all in the bin cause that's not me".

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Trump visits black church, wants to rebuild Detroit

Trump told the congregation he believes "we need a civil rights agenda for our time, one that ensures the rights to a great education - so important - and the right to live safely and in peace". No. "I want to make this city the economic envy of the world", Trump said . She added that Great Faith's pastor, Bishop Wayne Jackson, also should not be faulted for inviting Trump - since his interview for his Impact Network "could be a ratings coup" for the cable operation when it is shown next ...

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Berry and Hollywood's Bake Off future up in the air

It remains to be seen whether Mary and Paul will stay on in their roles as judges after Mel and Sue's shock departure announcement, but the Queen of baking has made it clear in the past that she considers the comedians an integral part of her "team".

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TS Julia forms over northern Florida

The storm is centered about 175 miles (about 280 kilometers) southeast of Charleston, South Carolina and 150 miles (about 240 kilometers) southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina. There's about a 2 percent chance, according to Michael Lowry, hurricane specialist with The Weather Channel. Hurricane Hermine brought with it much more wind damage, public works says they should be able to respond efficiently to fix problems.

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CNN Poll of Polls: Clinton leads Trump by 2 points

It was her first public outing since she stumbled and needed support from aides while leaving a 9/11 memorial in NY last Sunday. Meanwhile on Thursday, Trump delivered a speech in NY in which he vowed to boost the nation's economy by at least 3.5 percent - well above current projections - and create 25 million new jobs over a decade.

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Trump's sexist strategy gets assist from Matt Lauer

Donald Trump speaks to Matt Lauer during the Commander in Chief Forum in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 7, 2016. Add Clinton, and it's even harder. But the Republican nominee maintained Wednesday night that he was opposed to it, with no follow-up from Lauer. This claim is easy to debunk. What do you expect from the event moderators during a presidential election? It was hailed as the first of its kind - a courageous step toward holding those in power accountable to the men and ...

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Amid tighter race, Clinton and Trump trade barbs over health

An upbeat Clinton walked onstage at a rally in North Carolina to James Brown's song "I Feel Good". This is the first poll which was conducted after the 9/11 anniversary incident in which Clinton had to leave the NY memorial due to illness.

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Novak Djokovic: Lost my nerve in important moments

Stan Wawrinka produced a stunning performance to beat world number one Novak Djokovic and win the US Open for a career third grand slam crown. "I am complete empty", Wawrinka admitted. "He loves to play in the big matches", Djokovic said. "But of course coming into the Grand Slam final you're giving it your best. It was a demanding match, but you were the better player".

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House intelligence committee report slams Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden caused "tremendous damage to national security" by revealing "secrets that protect American troops overseas and secrets that provide vital defenses against terrorists and nation-states", according to a new congressional report .

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Trump is in excellent physical health - doctor

Trump's parents lived to their 80s and 90s. That led her campaign to disclose she had pneumonia. Boarding a plane in White Plains, New York, she spoke to journalists as she heads to North Carolina to hold a rally, her first campaign event since the weekend.

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Indonesian designer's hijab collection wows New York Fashion Week crowd

Although, Hasibuan is not the first Indonesian to be at NYFW, she is the first designer to showcase a collection where all models walked down the catwalk wearing full hijab, a traditional head covering worn by Muslim women. This is certainly not her first rodeo, though, having previously shown kaftan designs at the Westfield Festival in London in 2015 and participated in New York's Couture Fashion week twice (even winning Best Fashion Designer in 2015).

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Can't Wait To Share Secrets Of Season 2 Of 'Quantico': Priyanka…

But, in one of her recent interviews, the 34-year-old actress said that her legs sell 12 to 15 products in India. Standing proud at the eighth position, Priyanka has earned United States dollars 11 million not just from her American debut Quantico but from an assortment of high-end endorsement projects making her the first Indian star to feature in the list.

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Justin Timberlake: I'm open to a Britney Spears collaboration

Singer Justin Timberlake said he would be open to working alongside ex-girlfriend Britney Spears in the future. In the meantime, Timberlake was busy at TIFF promoting his Netflix concert documentary film Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids which premieres on October 12 only on Netflix.

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NCAA moving 7 championship events out of North Carolina

The NCAA also took special note of four ways North Carolina's law differs from other states. Among other directives, the measure mandates that government agencies as well as public schools and colleges designate multi-occupancy bathrooms and locker rooms for use only by people based on the "biological sex" stated on their birth certificate.

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UP power struggle: Mulayam rejects Shivpal's resignation amid protests

In a meeting with Shivpal, Mulayam told his younger brother that Akhilesh is not listening to him. Amar had been inducted into the party's national executive committee after his return to the fold last April after several years in exile.

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Djokovic heralds Wawrinka's entry into 'big five'

It's a statement of sort for the 31-year-old, the oldest US Open champ in more than 40 years. Painful blisters slowed the world No.1 during the final set of his loss to Stan Wawrinka in NY. The 16-year-old Auger-Aliassime is the second Canadian to take the Open junior title, joining 2013 champion Felip Peliwo. Novak Djokovic believes Stan Wawrinka's maiden US Open triumph has established a "big five" in men's tennis.

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Wells Fargo's CEO Blames Massive Fraud Scheme on Its Employees

As you can see, no person or agency benefited more from Wells Fargo's fraud than Tolstedt. Tolstedt received a pay raise in March, after getting more than $9 million in cash and stock a year ago. Wells Fargo and JPMorgan are among the top 20 largest firms by market capitalisation globally. It is as it sounds: increasing the number of products sold to customers, from savings and checking accounts to mortgages, debit cards and so on.

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MS Dhoni is a very good actor too, says Sushant Singh Rajput

When we asked him about his experience of meeting Ziva, he said, "She is so cute that I can't tell you". Dhoni spoke in NY ahead of the film's release in a press conference. Where I lived, how my school was, where we played. The Dhoni biopic is hitting the big screens in a weeks time on 30th September. Dhoni mentioned to media in New York , When he went to see the uncut version, He went back to his life and revised his all old moments back again.

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Fitzpatrick lights up Buffalo as Bills fall to 0-2

Midway through the fourth quarter , on a Bills fourth-and-1, Rex Ryan wasted a timeout that sure could have come in handy later on. Teams that start 0-2 have a 12 percent chance of making the playoffs. If you're looking for a positive, the Bills offense played much better than it had in the opener when it mustered just seven points. He had two catches for 20 yards.

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Two of Us. Surviving Beatles reunited for film premiere

Fans will see The Beatles at work in the studio and remastered performances, including their legendary Shea Stadium show in NY, the first rock concert played to more than 55,000 people. Released just after the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' final concert, the documentary is a whirlwind celebration of their touring life. Certainly none of them were opposed to their fame at first, but as the years rolled by and the music creation began to play a secondary role to rabid curiosity and ...

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Stevie Wonder tops Prince tribute show lineup

Earlier chatter had it that U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis would hold the concert , but apparently that's not happening. Angela Reardon, of Birmingham, Alabama, booked her flights, hotel and rental auto two days after Prince's family announced the date in late July.

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Stephen Colbert joins Save Nelly campaign with 'Hot in Herre' parody

After it was reported earlier this week that United States rapper Nelly owes over $2.4m (£1.8m) in federal taxes, his fans started a social media campaign to help pay off the debt by streaming his hit single " Hot In Herre " repeatedly.

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Paul and Ringo to get back together at Beatles film premiere

The Beatles' extraordinary musicianship and charisma also made them one of the greatest live bands of all time. So then it was like, OK, we are going to stop that, Now what can we do? Looking back now, that's very cool. Ringo said with a laugh: "You know it's incredible now, but we'd just plug in to the house PA. We picked them up". He added: "The most interesting thing is, whatever instruments the three of them walked on with they played every number".

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Abuse list MP attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'green light' to trolls

This hostile list obviously makes it rather hard for any of the 13 MPs named on it to agree to serve on the Labour frontbench, but given who is on that list, it was unlikely they would be asked and even more unlikely that any of them would have said yes.

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Bill Clinton enjoys another balloon drop

Her husband, however, could not have been more chill about the situation. He said: "Big deal, she had pneumonia". "You're always concerned, but I was pretty sure I knew what it was". The former POTUS disagreed, explaining that, for most of his life each political party had a 40% base and 20% that were "genuinely up for grabs". It may be down to less now, because we're getting siloed.

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Donald Trump lets Jimmy Fallon mess up his mysterious mane

Clinton supported would have want to see Fallon ask tough questions and push Trump. Trump, who has repeatedly come under fire for remarks he made before running for president and during the campaign, replied, "But I'm trying not to anymore".

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Viral Subway Singer Mike Yung Sing "Unchained Melody" On James Corden

It's another happy moment for some viral superstar made possible by Corden, similar to what he managed to pull off with Chewbacca Mom back before she ALLEGEDLY stole that ape and robbed that bank in Colorado. Corden asked of Yung after his performance according to Entertainemt Weekly . "This is something that got me so excited", Corden said on Wednesday before introducing the viral star.

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Bill Clinton Says Hillary Has the Flu, Campaign Says He Misspoke

Her campaign now reports that she has pneumonia. Clinton previously attributed a cough she had to allergies , but she was diagnosed Friday with pneumonia, her doctor said. Bill said Hillary "looked like a million bucks" the morning after. But many Hispanics distrust Clinton, including in Nevada, where 49 percent said she is a liar in the Univision poll.

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RI police capture suspect in fatal shooting of NC officer

The 38-year-old served with the Shelby Police Department for 12 years and in 2012 was named officer of the year. Brackeen is a 1997 graduate of Cartersville High School. "He came out peacefully", O'Donnell told the news channel WPRI . Fenner was taken to a hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound that authorities say apparently happened in North Carolina .

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Ariana Grande squirms talking about her new man Mac Miller

In 2015, Grande made headlines for calling out a double standard in the industry, noting that she was always written about in relation to a man she may or may not be in a relationship with. She claimed that Miller was trying to be supportive and that it was okay to be alone even in a relationship. This is not the first time Grande has taken down an interviewer.

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Snowden caused 'tremendous' damage to US security - House panel

Edward Snowden was a "disgruntled employee" and not a "principled whistleblower", according to a report from Congress released Thursday, which comes amid mounting pressure for a presidential pardon . Snowden reacted to the report on Twitter , saying the committee got its facts wrong. It's a quick, oft-used antidote for one of the pervasive online privacy threats exposed in the new film "Snowden": a Band-Aid.

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'Bridget Jones's Baby' starring Renée Zellweger coming to theaters on September 16

The sheer positivity of " Bridget Jones's Baby " is a breath of fresh air and something that I wish I got more often in films, rather than the dark, DC Comics-style drab, dark feeling that so many films love pervading theaters with nowadays.

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Brazilian soap opera actor drowns close to where scenes shot

Globo TV produces the series and says he crew had been shooting in the area. Local residents initially thought the pair were acting out scenes for the soap when the actress cried for help. Brazilian authorities told O Globo that the spot they had chosen to go swimming is "one of the most unsafe areas in the town" and usually avoided by locals.


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