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Hillary Clinton Plans to Strengthen European Allies Against Russia

Over at the Washington Post , an unconventional 50-state survey done in conjunction with the online polling platform SurveyMonkey shows Clinton with a large electoral college advantage. Tim Kaine sought Tuesday to dismantle Donald Trump's national security credentials, slamming the GOP nominee for a "bizarre fascination" with strongmen and highlighting his shifting positions on the Iraq War.

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Catholics in Saskatoon praise Mother Teresa's canonization

Photo credit: NBC News " Let us carry her smile in our hearts and give it to those whom we meet along our journey, especially those who suffer", said the Pope in his speech. A Neapolitan pizza maker brought 20 people and three pizza ovens to cook the lunch, which will be served to the guests by some 250 sisters and priests of the Sisters of Charity order.

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Lester Holt to host first presidential debate

CNN's Anderson Cooper, ABC News' Martha Raddatz and Fox News' Chris Wallace are set to moderate the second and third face-offs between the Democratic and Republican candidates. That 90-minute debate will be led by a moderator and divided into nine topic segments of 10 minutes each. The Gallup Organization will choose uncommitted voters to participate.

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Highway patrol reports nine fatal crashes over Labor Day period

The same day, troopers investigated a fatal crash just north of Casar in Cleveland County. The counting period ran from 6 p.m. Friday through 11:50 Monday. Troopers statewide made 91 arrests for driving while intoxicated and 119 drug arrests, according to a media release. There were three drownings reported a year ago.

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Syria blasts hit Russian base city

At least 38 people were killed in a string of bomb blasts in government-controlled territories. In the coastal city of Tartus, at least 35 people were killed and dozens of others wounded on Monday, in twin bombings that rocked a checkpoint at the city's entrance, said the report.

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For US$38500, you can have Tupac's original lyrics to 'Catchin' Feelings'

The company acquired the handwritten sheet of lyrics from an ex-employee of the studio where Tupac recorded the track in 1996. Earlier this year, Hollywood actress Jada Pinkett Smith reflected on Pac's mother Afeni Shakur passing away last May.

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Pope offers pizza lunch to 1500 poor after Mother Teresa canonization

In Western New York, St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church celebrated Mother Teresa's canonization by inviting the public to watch a almost three-hour movie about her. "Mercy, forgiveness, good works: It is the heart of a mother for the poor". "You could just sense that she had dedicated her life so fully, so completely to the God who loved her, who loved her first before she was able to love so many others selflessly".

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Angels' Shoemaker takes liner to head

Shoemaker was the second Major League Baseball pitcher in the past three months to be struck by a returning ball, after Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Jameson Taillon was hit by a ball travelling at 169kmh but was able to play on. The Angels went on to win the match 4-2 on the back of two runs-batted-in from Albert Pujols. Shoemaker had the procedure performed late Sunday by a neurologist at the University of Washington Medical Center.

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Even J.K. Rowling Can't Get The Harry Potter Timeline Right

On the 25th anniversary of Harry Potter catching a train on Platform 9 3/4 for his first day at Hogwarts , author J.K. Rowling made a Muggle mistake. Therefore, Harry had no choice but to meet his end if he really wanted to destroy the part of Voldemort that was contained within him. The people in Hogwarts had the same protection that Harry had when Lily sacrificed herself to protect Harry.

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Texas now a tossup as Trump loses support there

Among those likely to turn out in the fall, both candidates have secured about the same share of their own partisans (92 percent of Democrats back Clinton, 90 percent of Republicans are behind Trump) but independents give Trump an edge, 49 percent say they'd vote for him while just 29 percent of independent voters back Clinton.

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Google celebrates opening of Paralympics 2016 with doodle

In a fine gesture, the Sports Ministry announced that medallists from the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro will be given cash awards at par with the medal winners of last month's Olympic Games. Team GB enjoyed a record medal haul at the Rio Olympics, including 27 golds among 67 podium finishes, and will be hoping to replicate some of that success over the next couple of weeks.

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G20: Merkel says urgent for investment to flow into Africa

A Downing Street official said the prospect of a major free trade deal between the United Kingdom and Beijing was also raised by Xi Jinping during talks with Theresa May following the G20 summit in Hangzhou . While inaugurating the summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that the global economy was being threatened by rising protectionism and risks from highly leveraged financial markets.

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Malaysia: Ex-PM Mahathir makes amends with sworn nemesis Anwar

The meeting between the two was the first since Anwar was sacked as deputy prime minister on Sept 2, 1998 when he was embroiled in allegations of power abuse and sexual misconduct. "This has already been chronicled in my blog", said Dr Mahathir. Anwar and Dr Mahathir also shook hands during their meeting. The handshake marked a significant shift in the Malaysian political landscape as Mahathir has been a staunch critic of the opposition up until he had a fallout with Prime Minister Najib ...

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Day After Observations: Ole Miss vs. Florida State

The most alarming injury for the Rebels is Tony Conner right now. Three years after Winston kicked off his Heisman Trophy campaign, Deondre Francois displayed the same unquenchable desire that fuels Winston's championship hopes with the Buccaneers.

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Trump has vaulted into the lead in a new national poll

Nationally, Clinton holds a two point lead over Trump, the poll suggests. A Clinton aide fired back that it's Trump who outright bans certain press outlets from his events. Trump has his largest edge of the campaign as the more honest and trustworthy of the two major candidates (50% say he is more honest and trustworthy vs.

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Kate Middleton: Lured by a construction worker, giggles in Cornwall!

They began their visit at Truro Cathedral this morning, where they were greeted by hundreds of cheering well-wishers lining the streets. The 34 year old looked stunning as she walked with Prince William in the patterned pants which she teamed with a pair of beige wedges.

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Longoria back in Rays lineup 1 day after hurting hand

Rays home run and RBI leader Evan Longoria left Monday's game with a sore right hand after being hit by a pitch, but X-rays were negative and he is considered day-to-day. The 30-year-old Mexican, who is 2-5 with a 7.18 ERA on the road, gave up six runs in 10 1/3 innings during two no-decisions versus the Rays in 2016. Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones (10) slides home ahead of the throw to Tampa Bay Rays catcher Luke Maile on a two-run single by Chris Davis during the fifth inning of a ...

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Is Already Facing 'Fix' Claims

The audience peaked at 10.1 million as the BBC One show's 14th series began, with celebrities and professional dancers meeting for the first time. Balls will compete against singer Will Youn g, model Daisy Lowe, Olympian Greg Rutherford and actresses Lesley Joseph and Tameka Empson .

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Andy Murray selected for Davis Cup semifinal vs Argentina

The British number one had been out of sorts in the previous round, when he had to battle past Italy's Paolo Lorenzi , and it seemed fatigue might finally be catching up with him at the last grand slam of the season. "Andy is playing great and he should be confident". "It's not maybe Kyle's fault". I'm more sort of concerned about how I'm feeling just now. In the post-match interview, Murray nearly smiled when asked to address the fact that he'd just served his fastest serve ever, clocking ...

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Man Admits Abducting, Killing Jacob Wetterling

Jacob's parents had been waiting for their son return since 1989, and became advocates for missing children in the years following his disappearance. "What did I do wrong?" Heinrich confronted the boys, told Jacob's brother and friend to run and forced Jacob into the vehicle.

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Fox News, Gretchen Carlson settling lawsuit

Fox News also announced Tuesday that Van Susteren, host of On the Record , is leaving the network after 14 years. The guy who harassed her, walking libido compost heap Roger Ailes , walks away with $40 million , even though he's going to have to kick into the Keep Gretchen From Owning Our Ass Fund as well.

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Jamie Dornan has sneaker obsession

According to an article published by Australia News Network , just to get into the character's skin, the film's leading stars were willing to cross all the limits. But before that, the smouldering Irish star will be seen alongside another familiar face for BBC viewers- Peaky Blinders' Cillian Murphy-on the big screen in Anthropoid , released in the United Kingdom on Friday.

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Trump says Mexican president broke ground rules

Clinton , the Democrat, is campaigning in Florida in search of an advantage in the nation's largest swing state. The day before in swing state Ohio , Trump softened his stance on immigration while Clinton blasted Russian Federation for suspected tampering in the US electoral process.

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Already Engaged? Lindsay Lohan Sports New Ring Amid Dennis Papageorgiou Dating Rumors

Last month Lindsay was pictured still wearing her engagement ring , despite accusing Egor of cheating but it's unlikely the wedding is back on as she was wearing the emerald jewellery on her other hand. Dennis ended it with Noelle to be with Lindsay , so it's not something they're taking lightly. The " Mean Girls " actress recently split with the Russian businessman following an explosive public row, and while it has been claimed her 23-year-old lover is a millionaire, Michael Lohan ...

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European captain Darren Clarke set to pick Ryder Cup wild cards

Westwood and Kaymer were long standing favourites to be selected, with Westwood securing his 10 consecutive appearance at the event. Westwood has not won a tournament since April 2015, but he came joint-second behind compatriot Danny Willett - one of Clarke's automatic picks - at this year's Masters.

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Clinton E-Mail Report Released by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Clinton's answers the FBI investigators; her excuses; her attempts at establishing plausible deniability, are so far from the realm of believability they are beyond ludicrous. The Denver-based firm and its lawyer were similarly not immediately available for their reactions. At least one federal judge is examining whether this was the case as part of a lawsuit against the State Department concerning public access to Clinton's government records, which the US government said it had no access ...

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Trump, Clinton turn to critical states in South

Part of Trump's success lies in a 20 point lead among independents. Kaine was saying Trump tells voters he was opposed to the Iraq War even though he expressed support for it leading up to the US invasion. The site gives Clinton a 77.2 percent chance of winning Minnesota's 10 electoral college votes. Libertarian Gary Johnson earned the support of 7% of likely voters, while Green Party candidate Jill Stein earned 2%.

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Philippines President regrets calling President Barack Obama "son of a bitch"

Rather than being the architect of a lasting trade agreement covering 40 percent of the world's economy, the legacy of Obama's pivot to Asia may be a warmer reception and more open relationship with Southeast Asian nations such as Laos that in recent decades have been more likely to cozy up with China than the U.S.

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Here's Simone Biles and Channing Tatum, Losing It Over Each Other

This worked out great since it turns out Channing is a huge fan of Simone's . While both Biles and Tatum were thrilled with the meeting, they weren't the only ones cheering on Tuesday's show. Last week Channing had shared a snap from his visit, gushing that he was 'so proud of these guys and beyond excited to share #MagicMikeLive with you all in 7 days'.

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Trump Wins Endorsement From 88 Retired Military Leaders

Generals and Admirals". "The 2016 election affords the American people an urgently needed opportunity to make a long-overdue course correction in our national security posture and policy". "From a foreign policy perspective, Donald Trump is not qualified to be President and Commander-in-Chief", they wrote in a letter . Trump responded in a statement: "I thank each of them for their service and their confidence in me to serve as commander in chief.

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Bill Cosby trial set for June 5, Philadelphia judge says

The former star of The Cosby Show faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. The Andrea Constand case took place in 2004 in Pennsylvania, where the statute of limitations is 12 years, meaning January 2016 was the deadline for pressing charges.

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NWA Manager Jerry Heller Dies At 75

Dre, particularly over financial matters. Jerry Heller's obituary countered Ice Cube's assertions. After the manager's passing over the weekend , Detroit radio station Hot 107 .5 asked Cube about his feelings about his former business partner.

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Malia Obama Trolls Haters With "Smoking Kills" T-Shirt

The internet leapt to her defence and the hashtag #LetMaliaLive swept through Twitter , with supporters calling on the media to let her live a normal teenage life. Malia , her mother, First Lady Michelle Obama and her sister Sasha , 15, were joined by the Lemonade singer, her mother Tina Lawson and her daughter Blue Ivy Carter on Friday at the president's country retreat for some girl time while Barack Obamawas away in China for his final G20 Summit.

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ME governor Paul LePage apologises for rude phone rant

The famously combative two-term governor apologized for the second day in a row to the people of ME and to state Representative Drew Gattine after calling the Democrat a "little son-of-a-bitch, socialist cocksucker" in a voicemail message last week that has been widely circulated.

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Justin Bieber has card declined at Subway

Bieber, who was also spotted kissing and cuddling with Richie, missed the MTV VMAs this year for the romantic trip. Then it happened: As he rushed to pay for his food and get back to his new lady love...the credit card he forked over was declined.


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