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Liverpool outclasses Arsenal in stunning 4-3 victory in EPL

Ragnar Klavan will partner Dejan Lovren at centre-back, with Gini Wijnaldum and Sadio Mane both included from the outset. A slick passing move down the left flank brought their first shooting opportunity too as Aaron Ramsey, fresh from helping Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, stabbed an effort goalwards, but the angle was against him and Simon Mignolet made the save.

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Confirmed: Wenger's Arsenal injury crisis, Klopp's embarrassment of Liverpool riches

Wenger: "Everybody's ambitious - never has the Premier League been gifted with so many ambitious people or clubs at the start of the season". Philippe Coutinho scored twice either side of Lallana's fine goal, while debutant Sadio Mane's superb individual effort threatened to embarrass the hosts.

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More than 200 civilians killed in 4 months in Yemen war

The internationally-recognized government led by President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has declared a new offensive in the mountains of Nihm east of Sanaa , which aims at reclaiming the capital. Parliamentary sources said 91 lawmakers in the 301-member national assembly attended, and all voted in favour of the council created last week. "Whatever takes place at this meeting has no legal effects and can not be implemented", he said.

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Libyan Forces Seize IS Headquarters in Sirte

Yet, several observers along with the United Nations fear that the defeat of IS in Libya will propel a relocation of Jihadists to other countries in the Maghreb where borders are porous and where several terrorist groups engage in different kinds of trafficking.

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Donald Trump Is A Black Fly In My Chardonnay

Trump on Friday told the rallies in Altoona and Erie that his remarks earlier this week calling Obama and Clinton the founders of ISIS, as Islamic State is also known, had been sarcastic. Except with Trump , it's the Muslim standard: "They're blaming a woman's rape on being a woman". Republicans argue his response has been tepid and incremental.

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Sohrab Moradi wins gold at Olympics weightlifting

Moradi's total of 403kg was 15kg more than his best before a two-year doping ban in 2013. "After one clean and jerk it was okay for me and I knew I had the chance to set a new record, but I couldn't do it", said Moradi. "I was training very hard in my house". Also missing was Kazakhstan's Ilya Ilyin, the defending Olympic champion and world-record holder at 94kg, who failed retests of his samples from his 2008 and 2012 Olympic wins - though he had moved up a class ahead of the Rio Games.

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Crew of crashed Pak helicopter released by Afghan Taliban

The Pentagon Deputy Press Secretary Gordon Trowbridge said the United States and Afghan Special Operations Forces conducted operations against the ISIS in southern Nangarhar province between July 1 and 30. A United States defence official confirmed to Reuters that the July 26 drone strike killed Saeed. ISIS' Khan has been reported dead before. A Pakistani Taliban faction also claimed responsibility.

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Woman dies after Swiss train attack

Since the attack, the assailant and one victim - the 34-year-old woman - has died. Police Spokesman Bruno Metzger said that all possible motives were being considered for Saturday's attack and that terrorism was not the main theory. On Saturday, August 13, 2016, a 27-Years old man attacked passengers in a Swiss train with a knife and a burning liquid aboard a train. He said it remained unclear if the attacker knew any of the victims.

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Trump on Obama and ISIL: "I was being sarcastic but..."

Many establishment Republicans, alarmed by a steady flow of controversial remarks that have distracted from the campaign battle against Clinton, have distanced themselves from Trump in recent weeks. "We're so honored to be working with Donald Trump and the campaign", Priebus told thousands of Trump supporters. He is also facing heightened scrutiny as the U.S.

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Syrian rebels attempt to break Aleppo siege

Government and Russian air strikes on Tuesday also targeted areas across the outskirts of the city and in the Aleppo countryside, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Video footage, posted on Facebook by antigovernment activists shortly before the Russian Defense Ministry confirmed the attack, showed two burned bodies on the sand about 300 feet from what appeared to be a helicopter in flames.

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Obama's summer playlist is here

It was released on the President's Twitter account overnight and follows a debut summer playlist released last USA summer. Too bad this is his final summer playlist. This includes " LoveHate Thing " by DC's Wale (which is an excellent song choice), and some Jay Z and Chance the Rapper. There are no 2016 hit songs included here.

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Bill Clinton: Hillary email scandal 'biggest load of bull I've ever heard'

Although the claim is unsubstantiated, Clinton is ramping up the pressure on her Republican rival to release, at the very least, prior years of his tax filings that aren't now being audited. The release of tax information is generally expected of presidential candidates. " Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine continue to set the standard for financial transparency", said Clinton's campaign aide Jennifer Palmieri in a statement .

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Geno Smith puncher IK Enemkpali out for 2016 with a torn ACL

Buffalo's second round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft suffered a non-contact ACL tear in his knee last Friday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the results of an MRI on Sunday. Undrafted rookie free agent Eric Striker and journeyman Lorenzo Alexander are now the leading candidates to start opposite Jerry Hughes should Manny Lawson be unable to answer the bell week one.

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Pelosi receives 'obscene and sick' calls after hack

On Friday, the hacker wrote a blog post taking credit for a fresh leak from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Federal investigators had tried to warn the DNC months before, sources told CNN , but by the time the suspected Russian hackers were kicked out of the systems damage had been done: almost 20,000 emails between a handful of DNC officials were dumped on the web by WikiLeaks as the Democratic National Convention was kicking off.

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Baby found dead in hot vehicle at Texas Walmart

The father complained of chest pains and was hospitalized. No charges have been filed in the case. Temperatures in the area hovered around 100 degrees in the area much of the afternoon. The child safety advocacy group reported that Friday's incident marks the 27th hot car-related death of a child this year . The name of the baby's father has not been launched by authorities.

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ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed By Drone, According to Pentagon

The July 26 strike in the Achin district of Nangarhar province resulted in the death of Hafiz Saeed Khan , the Pentagon said Friday, according to The Hill. According to Trowbridge the airstrike was part of a month-long operation against ISIS carried out by US and Afghan special operations forces this past July in southern Nangarhar province.

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India rejects Pakistan's note verbale on Kashmir

Mr Basit made the comments at an event at the Pakistan High Commission to celebrate his country's Independence Day. "I can only characterise its contents that propose sending supplies to Jammu & Kashmir as absurd", said External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup.

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South Sudan won't cooperate with 4000 extra United Nations force

The South Sudan government spokesman says it will accept the protection force only if it can negotiate the size, mandate, weapons and contributing countries, and saying neighboring Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya cannot take part. Ambassadors from Britain and Spain expressed disappointment an arms embargo was not included in the resolution. South Sudan's government has said it opposes the move, despite the United Nations resolution threatening an arms embargo if it blocks the new deployment.

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Hundreds of Daesh Hostages Freed in Northern Syria

The Arabic caption on the photo reads, "Trgeting gatherings of Kurdish infidels with 14.5 millimeter machinegun in northern countryside of Manbij". Smiling men cut off their beards and women burned black niqab veils, reversing rules imposed by Islamic State fighters during the time they occupied the area.

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Labour voting rules verdict 'a sensible result' - Falconer

The group had argued this was undemocratic. After deputy Labour Party leader Tom Watson told media that the extreme left is attempting a takeover of the party, his boss, Jeremy Corbyn, called him out on his "nonsense". "The decision of the Appeal Court today doesn't change my approach to this contest". The five who challenged the NEC's ruling - Christine Evangelou, Rev Edward Leir, Hannah Fordham, Chris Granger and "FM", a teenage member - have raised £93,572 in donations but said they ...

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UK Labour Party can exclude new members from leadership vote, court rules

The losing side could choose to appeal against its decision. Despite growing pressure from fellow Labour MP's to step down as leader, Mr Corbyn was left pleased by the welcome and glad of the reaction he got from Wearsiders. David Goldstone QC, who had represented the five, indicated in court that steps had already been taken which could lead to a hearing next Tuesday. He argued that the powers of the NEC "were meant to be used for procedural purposes.

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Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin vows to fight for his place

One of those is thought to be veteran Bastian Schweinsteiger, with reports suggesting Mourinho has banished the Germany star to train with the reserves. "After two years there are things in their brains that are automatic and that's hard to change". "Step by step, my team is going to be my team". Mourinho admitted the season's curtain-raiser will be a useful fitness exercise for those that have not played much in recent weeks.

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Yemen's Houthi movement rejects United Nations peace plan

They would have ended without result yesterday after the government delegation made a decision to pull out. Huthi spokesman Mohammed Abdulsalam, however, said on Twitter before the government announcement that the rebels insist on a comprehensive and complete peace agreement, rejecting what he called "half solutions".

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Sartaj Aziz seeks help of Arab League to stop killings in Kashmir

On Friday Indian curfew in the valley entered 35th day. So far 60 civilians have been killed and 6000 injured since Burhan Wani's death. Aziz went on to add that Pakistan was ready to consider translating its unilateral moratorium into a bilateral arrangement on non-testing with India.

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Pence: Donald Trump was being 'serious' about Obama and ISIS

When the conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt tried to help Trump soften the remark by reminding him that Obama wants to destroy ISIS, the Republican presidential nominee would not have it. Yet on Thursday, he was reduced to citing a poll that showed him a few points behind Ms Clinton and arguing that the race was close. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Marist poll released on Friday found Clinton widening her lead in Colorado, Virginia and North Carolina, while holding her advantage in ...

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British man fatally stabbed in Cyprus holiday resort

Economou said there is no suspicion the attack was terrorism-related and authorities are treating it as a murder case. From evidence obtained by the police so far, the two men who attacked the Britons are also foreigners, but so far we do not know their nationality.

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Trump retreats on Obama Islamic State statement

He goes, "No, no, no, they're the founder". Everyone's liking it. I think they're liking it. CUOMO: Anytime, anytime, the offer is open. "No, I meant he's the founder of ISIS", Trump said , according to a transcript of the show . COHEN: - control and is now a threat to our national security, to our families. He added: "But not that sarcastic , to be honest with you". At the town hall, he blamed [George W.] Bush for ISIS .

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Labour waits for 150000-vote leadership rules appeal verdict

Sheldon told the court that the party feared the new rules allowed people to "join under false pretences" and the NEC was "concerned about people joining the party just to vote for the leadership election". Foster had sued to stop Corbyn from running again for the party leadership without first getting the backing of at least 51 members of Parliament as proscribed by the party's rules.

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Liberation of northern Syrian city of Manbij is major blow to IS

One resident showed a reporter from Reuters the place where civilians were beheaded. Another woman screamed at the camera before fainting: "I feel joy and [it is like a] dream I am dreaming". Syria's state news agency Sana, quoting a military source, said the warplanes destroyed several rebel positions and vehicles and killed "dozens of terrorists".

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Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan Killed in U.S. Drone Strike: Pentagon

The rebels made the crew members as hostages. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the matter publicly. The Afghan officials and the militants have neither confirmed the release nor have they commented on the negotiations that set them free. IS had also attacked the Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad in January that had killed seven Afghan security personnel.

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'No indication' Swiss train attack was terrorist act

Police spokesman Bruno Metzger said that " terrorism is not our main theory " and that "other motives" figured far higher on the list, although he would not say what they were. The attacker poured inflammable liquid on one woman that resulted catching fire coming into contact with oxygen. Four people were injured. "The liquid caught fire", police said in a statement released to the media.

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Swiss Train Attack: 34-Year-old woman dies after knife injury

Six passengers - including a six-year-old child - were targeted by a man with 'fire and a knife '. The train station is deserted at Salez - Sennwald following the attack aboard a train when a man attacked other passengers. They said in a statement that he died in a hospital Sunday. Police are still searching for a motive but said there's no indication the suspect, identified only as a 27-year-old Swiss man from a neighboring region, had ties to extremist groups.

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Airstrikes in Syria leave 21 civilians dead

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had received reports of two people killed and several people suffering breathing difficulties after the attack. Jan Egeland, who heads the UN-backed Syria humanitarian taskforce, said he was "hopeful" talks with Russian Federation could lead to aid entering the city.

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RBI keeps rate on hold at Rajan's last review

Policy repo and reverse repo rates remain unchanged at 6.5 per cent and 6 per cent, respectively. Even as the central bank has cut policy rates by a total 150 basis points since January past year, commercial banks have passed on only about half of that to the end-customers.

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Labour paid NO corporation tax past year despite banking £4.3 million

There were three spoiled papers. Many saw the Brexit vote as a wake-up call, after millions of disenchanted voters in Labour's traditional northern English heartlands defied their MPs to vote to leave the EU. "We need to be more than radical: we need to be credible; we need to look and sound like people that the country can trust", Smith said, citing polls that show Corbyn's personal ratings lag far behind May's, even among some people who voted for the party in the general election a year ...


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