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Islamic State kills 54 government recruits in Yemen

Security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media, identified the bomber as one Ahmed Seif, distributing a photo of him smiling and holding an assault rifle next to a flag used by Islamic extremists as well as a rocket-propelled grenade launcher.

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In Largest Ad Buy Yet, Trump Campaign Paints Clinton As Job-Killing

In his speech on Saturday in Iowa, Trump said he would seek to institute a tracking system to ensure illegal immigrants who overstay their visas are quickly removed, and would propose an e-verify system to prevent undocumented residents from gaining access to welfare and other benefits.

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Trump to deliver speech on immigration Wednesday

The announcement, which was made on Twitter, comes after a week of differing statements about immigration, Trump's signature campaign policy, and whether he would deport all of the nation's estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants. While Clinton has been one of the most pro-intervention candidates to run for the presidency in 2016, she has not condoned the forceful removal of Syrian President Bashar Assad from power, calling instead for a peaceful handover.

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North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems

A tropical storm watch was in effect for North Carolina's coast from Cape Lookout to Oregon Inlet. The system did not intensify overnight and maximum sustained winds remain at 35 miles per hour, but it is expected to gain strength over warm Gulf waters that are more conducive to development.

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Tropical systems should bypass High Point area

There will also be a high risk of rip currents along the Ocracoke beaches today and the risky conditions are likely to continue through Wednesday. North Carolina's far eastern coast was also in the path of another tropical depression that is strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean and likely to be tropical storm by early Tuesday.

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Yemen's Houthis Reject US Secretary of State John Kerry's Initiative for Peace

Zarif, speaking from Chile, said Kerry's remarks show the USA government is "an accomplice in Saudi war crimes against the innocent people of Yemen". After Reuters filed the report, Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said in a statement that, "Even as we assist the Saudis regarding their territorial integrity, it does not mean that we will refrain from expressing our concern about the war in Yemen and how it has been waged".

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Clinton Foundation official plays defense over accusations

Joined by Washington Republicans, the Trump campaign said Hillary Clinton should "demand" that her daily schedules as secretary of state be released before November 8, according to Fox News . Earlier Friday, a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing by September 13 any relevant emails found among the 15,000 recovered during the FBI's investigation of the private server Clinton used when she was secretary of State.

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Philadelphia Eagles make shocking cut at wide receiver

The Philadelphia Eagles have made the first surprise cut of preseason. It's also possible the Eagles could look to add a player via trade or waiver wire. Martin was also a surprising cut in that he was considered the backup defensive tackle to Fletcher Cox and Bennie Logan. He seemed to slip behind Beau Allen, who had a sack Saturday against the Colts, and Taylor Hart.

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Red Bull duo set pace in Belgium

Liege: Dutch teenager Max Verstappen delighted his army of fans in the forests of the Ardennes on Friday afternoon when he topped the times in second free practice for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. Vettel finished the race above both drivers, in sixth. Hamilton, who will start the race at the back of the grid, did one slow lap and pitted as he had no need to put any mileage on the auto.

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ISIS and Sryian regime carried out chemical attacks

The panel found that ISIS "was the only entity with the ability, capability, motive and the means to use sulphur mustard" in an attack on the town of Marea in northern Aleppo province on August 21, 2015. A United Nations report says Syrian government forces have used toxic gas on at least two occasions in recent years. "We have been very clear to the Assad regime ...

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Indiana, US chambers of commerce reaffirm endorsements for Todd Young

The chamber had endorsed Young before Democrat Evan Bayh got into the race, but felt it needed to reaffirm that choice. The organization had previously endorsed Young in the primary before Evan Bayh, former US Senator and in governor, entered the race as the Democratic candidate.

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Rousseff appears at Brazil impeachment trial

A woman waves a Brazilian flag at a camp, in support of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff, in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Temer, 75, has been interim president since mid-May, when Rousseff was suspended after Congress decided it would continue the impeachment process that began in the lower house.

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Guardiola: Hart will not be frozen out if Joe remains

I'm so excited to convince our players to play the way we like. There will be no more incoming players prior to the closing of the transfer window, according to Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Guardiola has made it clear he wants his goalkeeper to play a key role in build-up play by being a good distributor with his feet. Pep Guardiola preferred Willy Caballero to Hart for his first three games in charge at City and, although Hart made a first appearance of the season in Wednesday's ...

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After 5-yr-old's image goes viral, Russian Federation responds to ceasefire call

He wipes his face and eyes, while sitting in an orange sit of ambulance. A doctor in Aleppo identified the boy as five-year-old Omran Daqneesh , who was brought to the hospital known as "M10" overnight following the strike on the rebel-held Qaterji district.

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ITT Educational Services stops enrolling new students

A 10% Owner at ITT Educational Services Inc. ITT Tech is also under investigation in multiple states and by the federal government. The company complied, but now the government wants more. A national for-profit college with campuses in Greenfield and Madison will not be allowed to enroll any new students from Wisconsin either at its campuses or online until it can convince the state's Educational Approval Board that it is financially stable.

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More than 100 arrested, dozens hurt at Notting Hill Carnival

Bank Holiday Monday's festivities mark the Grand Finale of the west London event's 50th anniversary, which has this year hosted 60 bands and 38 sound systems. Emergency service workers say a total of 345 people were treated at the carnival for injuries of some kind, of whom 43 were taken to hospital. "We didn't even know it was happening", Mr Aziz, 41 explained.

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Germany's top immigration officer anticipates 300000 refugees in 2016

The deal was supposed to span Europe and the US, covering more than half of the world's economic output and 800 million people. Merkel's personal approval rating slumped 12 percentage points to 47% in an Infratest poll published 5 August, though her party still leads in all national surveys.

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Traffic chaos as truck hits, collapses bridge on UK highway

A motorcyclist was hurt but his injuries are not life-threatening and the driver of the second lorry had to be treated for shock. At least one person is thought to be injured in the horror accident - which happened this afternoon as hundreds of families went away for the Bank Holiday.

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Six dead, 20000 forced to evacuate in Louisiana floods

John Bel Edwards said Sunday that at least 7,000 people had been rescued so far. Some were rescued by local emergency workers, the National Guard or the Coast Guard; in other cases, says NPR's Debbie Elliott, ordinary citizens put their boats in the water to save their neighbors.

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Michigan Macy's stores face new closure threat

Macy's has corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York , and long has been the title sponsor of New York City's Thanksgiving Day parade. "By closing 100 stores, we're getting out in front of this". The company favors stores that benefit from tourism and are in or near a metropolitan area, she said. For its stores that will stay in business, Macy's said it will invest in improvements.

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Embattled Jeremy Corbyn to drum up support at Coventry rally

Corbyn said that while he wanted people to join the party "with good motives", MPs and staff should be pleased that those who supported other parties were now joining Labour. Corbyn is expected to triumph in the September primary despite the troubles the party has had recently, including allegations that party members have publicly made anti-Semitic remarks.

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Swiss train attack: Man sets fire, kills passenger

According to a BBC report, a total of seven individuals were wounded in the attack with four others including the suspect now in critical condition. "The question of motive remains", Switzerland police said in a statement and added that there was no indication that it was a terrorist or a politically motivated act.

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West Bengal to get Rs 3000 cr investments: Dharmendra Pradhan

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas is set to extend benefit of the scheme to 1.5 crore beneficiaries during the current financial year 2016-17. With a view to provide LPG cooking gas connections to women from BPL households, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched by minister of state for petroleum and natural gas, Dharmendra Pradhan and chief minister Raman Singh at Science College ground on Saturday.

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Court arrests second suspected plotter of terrorist attack in Crimea

The system will become fully operational in December, the military said. "Captain Vladimir Serdyuk, chief of the intelligence unit of the 37th battalion of the 56th brigade of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Main Intelligence Directorate, was the organizer of the planned subversive actions in Crimea", the source said.

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Police hunt for suspect accused in fatal Imam shooting

UPDATE 6:16 p.m. EDT: Police identified the imam as Imam Alala Uddin Akongi, 55, a married father of three. Witnesses told police they saw the assailant, dressed in a dark shirt and blue shorts, fleeing the shooting scene with a gun in his hand, police said.

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Japan's emperor signals desire to stand down, citing failing health

Abdication is not mentioned under the existing laws in Japan , so the parliament will need to approve a change in the law before the Emperor can give up the throne. "Considering the emperor's duties, as well as his age and the burden [of the job], we have to firmly look at what we can do". Once considered divine, the emperor is defined in the constitution as a symbol of the state and the unity of the people.

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Justin Trudeau orders investigation into missing and murdered indigenous women

The federal government announced funding Wednesday of $16.2 million over the next four years for victims' services and to create liaison units to assist families. The Vancouver Sun says the new inquiry will benefit from British Columbia's experience in "trying to tackle one of Canada's most troubling social issues".

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Nnamdi Kanu Agrees To Ditch Secession For Freedom

IPOB said in a statement late on Friday in Abuja that the utterances of the defence lawyers on negotiation between Kanu and the Federal Government as well as on the Avengers were "made without consultation". It is on that note that we wish to inform the whole world and the Nigerian public that Nnamdi Kanu has no connection whatsoever, contact, ties and any form of relationship with the members of MEND.

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Reince Priebus, "the GOP is unified behind Donald Trump"

The last time CT voted for a Republican presidential candidate, Americans were listening to music on cassette tapes and most cell phones were the size of shoe boxes. Upton, of St. Joseph, will not endorse anyone in the race. Trump, who campaigned earlier Friday in Erie, Pennsylvania, said he "knows the state very well" and knows Clinton "can't beat what's happening here".

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Diving duo and kayaker boost Team GB's gold medal haul in Rio

But he proved he still had one big performance left in him by storming to gold along the 54.5km route in 1hr 12min 15.42sec, to beat Dumoulin by 47sec. The medal bookends his Olympic time-trial victory in Beijing in 2008, as well as his four world TT titles earned between 2006 and 2010. "What do I want more than this?" After the agony of David Florence's last-placed finish on Tuesday, British kayaker Clarke lit up a gloomy Whitewater Stadium with the race of his life.

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After verbal missteps, Donald Trump blames others

In a radio interview later Thursday morning on the Hugh Hewitt Show, Trump would not back away from his "founder" line of attack against Obama even when offered an out by the host, who suggested to the Manhattan billionaire that "I know what you meant ".

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'Grim Sleeper' serial killer convicted for allegedly killing 25 women

With Franklin shackled and in orange jail scrubs with his back to her, Washington addressed him from the gallery, saying she had lived in fear since the 1988 attack and that he didn't deserve forgiveness because he showed no remorse. Franklin did not testify in his own defence. The basic reason for the Los Angeles District Attorney to be able to prosecute Franklin for the Grim Sleeper killings was because he had left forensic evidence, DNA, behind for the police and prosecutors to be able to ...

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Clinton paid 34.2% federal tax in previous year

The Clintons also donated a million dollars to the non-profit foundation that bears their name. That places them amid the top tenth of 1 percent of American taxpayers. Clinton, who has said she is one of the most transparent presidential candidates in history, has acknowledged her use of the private email server was a mistake but said she properly handled all classified information.

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Swiss Train Attacker, Female Victim Die of Wounds

The other people who were injured in the attack are a six-year-old child who remains in a critical condition with life-threatening wounds, two men aged 17 and 50, and two women aged 17 and 43. The attacker was shot and killed by police and all his victims survived. The woman who died had been doused with a lot of the flammable liquid, leading to speculation she might have been the target.

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Violence erupts in USA city after police kill armed man

Police report that the man has an arrest record, but did not say what led to the traffic stop. He says he's owned stations in the area for 36 years and has never had trouble. There were multiple fatal shootings in Milwaukee on Friday and Saturday, which put many in the community on edge. They said the man was armed with a gun but it wasn't clear whether he was pointing it at or shot at police.


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