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Milwaukee protests break out after police shooting

An uneasy calm blanketed the city Sunday after a night of violence that saw businesses burn, the windows of at least one police vehicle smashed and reports of gunshots as officers tried to quell the angry crowd. NBC News reports that at least three people had been arrested as of early Sunday morning, and while the crowd had thinned since Saturday night, a Milwaukee police spokesman said there are still "a lot of people out".

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At least 49 dead in bloody Saturday for Syria's Aleppo

The Syrian Civil Defense, a group of first responders, said it pulled 10 people alive from the rubble. Aleppo has been the epicentre of clashes between government forces and rebels since 2012, when insurgents conquered large areas of the city, the second biggest in Syria and one of the most affected by the conflict.

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International Olympic Committee to Probe Egyptian Judoka's Refusal to Shake Israeli's Hand

It was the second medal for Israel at the Rio Games, following a bronze for Yarden Gerbi, 27, in the women's 63-kg judo competition earlier this week. Hisham Hatab, head of the Egyptian Olympic Committee, was quoted by the daily al-Masry al-Youm as saying there will be no withdrawals, adding "Islam will play the match without troubles".

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Delta Air Lines Offers Refunds, CEO Apologizes After 1000 Flights Canceled

Airport executive director Dan Mann said there's little airport operators can do to accommodate frustrated travelers "other than make their airport stay as comfortable as possible", providing snacks and drinks as they wait for their flights.

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At least 15 dead in Macedonian flash floods

Police, army unites and emergency medical units are deployed at the scene to help affected citizens and areas. Rain began falling at 5:30 pm (1530 GMT) on Saturday, August 6, and stopped only around 9:30 on Sunday morning, with the peak of the storm in the middle of the night, around 3:30 am.

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Burkinis banned on French Riviera beaches by mayor

Lisnard said the measure could also apply to women wearing the traditional Indian sari, because it could hamper rescue efforts in the water. A number of French media outlets have also questioned the ban, with Le Monde pointing out that while France does ban the veil, there is no precedent for this burkini ban.

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Sequence of events leading to Canada police thwarting attack

He was about to detonate a second when police officers shot and killed him. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say Aaron Driver, an Ontario resident, recorded a video pledging allegiance to ISIS and threatening an imminent suicide attack. July 2015 - Driver moves from Manitoba to his sister's house in Strathroy, Ontario, about 225 km (140 miles) southwest of Toronto . Shots were fired but authorities did not specify whether Driver died from the explosion within the taxi cab or from bullets.

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Ibrahimovic scores brilliant goal from range on Manchester United debut

Jose Mourinho is intent on signing an experienced defensive leader and, having scoured the market, the 32-year-old Portugal worldwide has emerged as the best and most realistic option. "We want to fight for the title, we can not speak differently". Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits that he has not found it easy to adapt to life in the Premier League despite scoring on his debut in the competition for Manchester United on Sunday.

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Russian strikes, regime roll back rebel gains in Aleppo

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a flurry airstrikes from Russian warplanes hit areas around camps for displaced civilians in Atareb, near the northern city of Aleppo . Once Syria's commercial hub, Aleppo has been divided between government forces in the west and rebels in the east since fighting erupted for control of the city in mid-2012.

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Hacker posts personal info of House Democrats and staff

The FBI is looking into the matter, with officials suspecting that Russian hackers are behind the cyberattack on Democratic organizations that came to public attention late last month . John Ramsey, the House's chief information security officer, sent a memo to lawmakers and aides notifying them that "nearly every" House Democrat and "an assorted number of Republicans" had their email addresses and phone numbers released.

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30 killed in Russia's Raqqa raid

A civilian breathes through an oxygen mask at al-Quds hospital, after a gas, believed to be chlorine, was dropped alongside barrel bombs on a neighbourhood of the Syrian city of Aleppo . The official spoke on the condition of anonymity to the Associated Press because he is not authorized to give official statements. It came hours after the Russian military, which is fighting alongside Syrian government forces in the civil war, promised a daily, three-hour cease-fire for Aleppo to allow ...

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Phelan: Hull Showed Character In Leicester Win

And it all got a bit too much for Vardy who was caught on camera striking himself in anger after wasting an opportunity. Hull's victory was a major boost for the club, who have only 13 fit first-team players and are still looking for a permanent manager after Steve Bruce quit on July 22, with interim coach Mike Phelan overseeing Saturday's victory.

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US police officer killed in Georgia responding to emergency call

A suspect who shot and killed a Georgia police officer as he exited his auto Saturday is still at large. Details of the shooting, which was thought to have happened about 9:30 p.m., were not immediately available. Smith returned gunfire, but the suspect fled the scene. Eastman, home to about 5,500 people, is about 55 miles southeast of Macon. The stabbed officer was transported to hospital, where he had facial surgery and is expected to survive, police said.

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Trump says he's taking 'a very nice long vacation' if he loses

As he often does, the Republican presidential nominee accused the news media of misconstruing something he said. Can Clinton pull a Reagan, and get GOP voters to switch sides? Trump intensified the effort to connect Obama with Islamic State on Thursday morning, as conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt offered the Republican candidate a chance to backtrack.

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Wainwright, Cards get it all wrong against Cubs in 13-2 rout

Matt Szczur belted two homers and Willson Contreras, Jorge Soler, and Javier Baez added dingers of their own to lift Chicago . Melky Cabrera took a weak swing at a 2-2 pitch in the dirt, but the ball skipped away from catcher J.T. Wainwright allowed seven runs on six hits, walked three and struck out a pair while throwing 56 pitches.Arrieta sailed through three innings and then loaded the bases in the fourth before pinch hitter Jeremy Hazelbaker flied out to Contreras in left to end the frame.

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Victims identified in plane crash near Va. airport

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash . Geller did not say how many people were on board the plane. Her older brother Luke Borinstein was a Triton Central graduate and a student at Wabash College. She said the crash occurred at 12:24 p.m. (12:24 p.m.

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Children and hospital staff killed in Syria air strikes

Kafr Hamra is close to the northern front line in the deeply divided city of Aleppo, where government troops have sealed the main route into opposition areas, effectively trapping almost 300,000 residents. The Local Coordination Committees, an activist collective, said outdoor Friday prayers were called off in Idlib because of the intensity of the airstrikes.

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Orlando shooter Omar Mateen's dad popped up at Hillary Clinton rally

Video footage of Clinton's August 8 speech provided by local NBC affiliate WPTV showed Omar Mateen's father, Seddique Mateen , among the spectators at the rally in Kissimmee , which is located roughly 20 miles from Pulse. Mateen expressed his wish that his son had "joined the Army and fought IS". Mateen's son, Omar, proclaimed his allegiance to the Islamic State group during the June 12 massacre at the Pulse nightclub, which ended after three hours when police finally stormed the venue ...

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Feds Reveal Details of Inquiry into Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women

The federal government also announced that $16.17-million will be provided to create family information liaison units in each province as well as increase victims services funding to provide what it called "culturally appropriate services" to families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and survivors of violence.

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First Zika case confirmed in Sarasota County

In July, the USA reported its first locally transmitted cases of Zika in the southern state of Florida. While most people who contract Zika suffer no symptoms, the virus is considered to be particularly risky for pregnant women because it can cause birth defects including microcephaly - a condition in which infants are born with small heads.

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Cannes bans 'burkinis' from beaches over terrorism fears

Those found wearing a burkini will first be asked to change into another swimming costume, before then being asked to leave the beach if they fail to do so. A burkini ban would never fly in the United States; I assume it would be unconstitutional as an infringement of the right of free exercise, and in any event would never gain traction.

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Sanders backers should focus on Senate races if they can't support Hillary

For now, she plans to help out with local campaigns. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak publicly about campaign strategy. Top officials in Clinton's Brooklyn headquarters held calls with Democratic Party officials in Arizona and Georgia on Monday to discuss a six-figure investment in those two states, pledging that the money will not only help Clinton and her presidential campaign, but also the two Senate campaigns that are now being run ...

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Uomo accoltellato e ucciso, arrestato Alex Orfei

A provocare la tragedia, una lite degenerata nel peggiore dei modi. Ed è proprio un post, successivamente rimosso, sulla pagina fb di Orfei a lasciare agghiacciati; l'uomo ha infatti scritto "E uno saccagnato ...ora tocca all'altro".

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European Union condemns PKK terror attacks in Turkey

In Diyarbakir, a vehicle bomb killed at least five civilians and wounded 12 others. Turkish police detained 17 suspected militants in a sweep in Istanbul on Thursday that included a raid on offices of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), their state media said, hours after twin bomb attacks hit the mainly Kurdish southeast.

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Russian President Putin Wants to Restore Full Ties with Turkey

Ties between Moscow and Ankara hit rock bottom when Turkish Air Force downed a Russian fighter jet which, according to Ankara, was in Turkish airspace while Russia insists the jet was in Syria. On July 15 evening, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country. Though the meeting between the two leaders had been in the making for months - facilitated by the Turkish businessman Cavit Çağlar and mediation from the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbaiev - the ...

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Inspired Canada Attacker Aaron Driver Prepared Martyrdom Video

Police say they were tipped off Wednesday morning by US authorities who provided a screen shot of a masked man threatening a terror attack, police said. The representative, who declined to be identified, said the taxi driver was injured in the incident, but has since recovered. Canadian Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale said in a statement that he spoke with the prime minister to confirm that public safety "continues to be properly protected".

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Airstrike on Yemen school kills 10 children, wounds dozens

Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition bombed a school in the Houthi-held Northern city of Sa'dah, killing at least 10 people people. Saturday's session in the rebel-held capital of Sanaa came after the Houthis appointed a political council signed by ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh's party to run the country, and rejected a United Nations proposed peace plan.

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Grant County confirms Zika case

Alejandro Garcia Padilla requested emergency declaration, which allows the island to apply for additional funding to hire and train unemployed workers to assist in combating Zika. California's cases - all travel-related - rose from 114 reported July 29 to 153 reported Friday, the California Department of Public Health reported.

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Gabriel injured as Arsenal beat Manchester City in friendly

That leaves the Gunners without their two starting centerbacks and now Gabriel is hurt too, having sprained his ankle in Arsenal's final preseason friendly. "He had a little setback recently but its looks very minor and of course for us to have a great season it is important to have a great Jack Wilshere".

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DNC hackers release another round House Democrats documents

The person claiming to be Guccifer 2.0 earlier posted several documents on the Internet and sent them to media outlets including Gawker, portraying the documents as coming from the hack of the Democratic National Committee's files. And WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange confirmed that his organization isn't out of material on Hillary Clinton. "On a personal note, I was in the air flying from Florida to California when the news broke".

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Pelosi calls hack of Democratic info an electronic Watergate

The obscene and sick messages received by Nancy Pelosi were in the form of phone calls, emails, and text messages. John Ramsey, the House's chief information security officer, sent a memo to lawmakers and aides notifying them that "nearly every" House Democrat and "an assorted number of Republicans" had their email addresses and phone numbers released.

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Oscar Pistorius Rushed To Hospital After Sustaining Injuries In Prison

Pistorius , the first-ever double amputee to compete in the Olympics, rose to worldwide fame as renown sprinter who ran on carbon-fiber prosthetic blades. Asked to comment, Pistorius' family spokesman Anneliese Burgess told Reuters there would be no statement at this stage. The prescribed minimum sentence for murder in South Africa is 15 years, although a judge can reduce that penalty in some circumstances.

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Cannes mayor bans 'Burkini' swimsuits, cites public order concerns

It says that swimwear, "manifesting religious affiliation in an ostentatious way, while France and its religious sites are now the target of terrorist attacks, could create risks of trouble to public order". Feiza Ben Mohamed, secretary general of the Federation of Muslims of the South of France, said the ban showed Cannes Council "was not anxious about the climate of Islamophobia" in the country.

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Israel basking in success in its "national sport" of judo

El Shehaby, who was booed by the crowd when ordered back to the arena to at least bow to his opponent, said later he was quitting judo. When Sasson then stretched out his hand to the Egyptian, Shehaby refused to take it and turned away, shaking his head.

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Rio 2016: USA Vs. China Live Stream

This years roster is loaded with many first year olympians such as Deandre Jordan and Demar Derozan and many veterans such as the first four time basketball olympian Carmelo Anthony and two time olympian Kevin Durant try to replicate their success in recent olympic games.


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