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Bomb explodes at Brussels criminology institute, no casualties

Police have sealed off the area of the incident, Xinhua news agency reported. The institute says Belgium's justice authorities are carrying out their inquiries. No casualties have been reported. She said: "The laboratory does thousands of analyses each year, so we don't know what damage has been done yet".

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Man killed, officer wounded in shooting

Police say a second person was also taken to WakeMed, but it's not clear if it was the man who was arrested. Spokesman Jim Sughrue (shuh'-GROO) says in a news release that 24-year-old Jaqwan Julius Terry of Raleigh was killed and Officer B.F.

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Police probe Cornell brawl that left Ithaca student dead

Fighting broke out following a student-run event attended by hundreds of people at Willard Straight Hall at Cornell University, Ithaca police said. The entire community has been shocked by the death of Nazaire. Tompkins County Legislature Chair Mike Lane issued a statement late Sunday offering his sympathy for the Nazaire's family.

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Judge allows 3 at NC university to choose restrooms

District Judge Thomas Schroeder temporarily blocked the recent legislation. A federal judge ruled Friday that the University of North Carolina system can not enforce the part of the state's House Bill 2 law that deals with which restrooms transgender people use, a controversial provision that prompted the Justice Department to sue the state.

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Zika virus spreads to Miami Beach

People traveling from San Francisco to Florida have a new Zika warning to consider after five people, three of whom were not from the state, were infected with the disease by local mosquitoes. The CDC announced Friday pregnant women should avoid a second area in South Florida. Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic minority leader, said the transmission of Zika in Miami Beach "is the most alarming development yet in the rapidly growing threat of Zika in the United States".

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Trump Offers Prayers To NBA Star's Family Hours After Boastful Tweet

Diann Aldridge wept as she clutched a photo of her daughter, Nykea Aldridge, 32, and payed tribute to her memory. "I can't bring her back, but I forgive them". According to police, the brothers' intended target was a for-hire driver who had entered their neighborhood to drop off his passengers and had "exchanged looks" with them.

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Houthis ready for Yemen talks

The Houthis are yet to respond to the proposal. "We take our commitments to Saudi security seriously", he said. The conflict escalated past year when Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a massive military campaign aimed at reversing Houthi military gains and restoring Hadi's government.

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Saudi Arabian jets target civilian infrastructure in Yemen

Earlier, the Yemeni Saba news agency, controlled by Houthi rebels fighting Saudi Arabian-led forces in Yemen , cited "an unidentified military source" as saying a single missile was sacked into Saudi Arabia. "A roadmap was presented that consists of several sets of principles, details of sequencing and timelines", Dujarric told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY on Friday.

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First Trump election ad looks at immigration

Of course, throughout this election year, critics of Trump and Clinton have posited several theories on how to actually remove either or both of them from their place as nominees: a brokered convention, an Federal Bureau of Investigation indictment, or ongoing rumors that at least one of them might just decide to drop out.

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Trump vows to 'stop slaughter' in black communities

This shouldn't happen in America". He adds, "We can not, as a society, tolerate this level of violence and suffering in our own cities". On Wednesday, Trump flatly labeled Clinton a "bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future".

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Turkey Claims It Has Killed 25 Militants In Syria Airstrikes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his military is committed to fighting terrorism in Syria and Iraq but is also determined to "uproot" the Syrian Kurdish group, which he called a terrorist organisation. It was the first Turkish death reported in the campaign. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that air strikes and artillery fire on two villages under Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) control had had devastating effects on non-combatants.

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Single lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer

Santa's nightmare happened in Norway this weekend when a wayward lightning strike killed 323 reindeer. Hardanger has about 12,000 reindeer and hunters are allowed to shoot 2,000 a year for their meat. They also euthanized at least four animals they found there, according to the press release. The disease testing will look for evidence of viruses that attack cervids - the blanket term for deer, elk, caribou and reindeer.

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Woman ID'd as Toronto shooting victim

Whether your child is staying local and living at home, or branching out and living on-campus, . The family ran for cover, but Smith wasn't able to get away. She loved her family and her kids were most important", she said. Nevertheless, she says TCH personnel responded to the scene within five minutes of the shooting being reported to them.

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Kerry visits Bangabandhu museum

Attacks over the past two years have killed atheist bloggers, foreign aid workers and religious minorities. Responding to questions after giving a speech, Kerry said he had a "very candid" conversation with Hasina. The Syria-based militant group also published "selfie" photos of the cafe attackers on its propaganda channels while the hostage crisis was continuing.

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Dollar Higher as Rate Expectations Rise

She described consumer spending as solid but noted that USA business investment was weak and exports hurt by a strong dollar. New Zealand's two-year swap rate rose 3 basis points to 1.96 percent and 10-year swaps rose 5 basis points to 2.41 percent.

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Prosecutors: Man confessed in Chicago shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin

He also linked her shooting death to a wave of violence that has been sweeping the Chicago's South Side. This year, the Tribune added, "the city has recorded more homicides and shooting victims than New York City and Los Angeles combined".

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Fear The Walking Dead: Watch the Talked About Scene from Los Muertos

He wanders out to the marketplace and finds it completely deserted. On the other side, the dead growl and amble. The little girl's papa hands his knife over to Luci, who hugs him fiercely. We all know that's not going to end well. This world is for us, the faithful. "We have died once, but never will we leave". As they stroll through the market, Nick attempts to put a snack in the cart, but Luciana says no.

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Mesut Ozil Plays - Arsenal Team vs Watford Confirmed

We have to finish the paperwork. "I believe in hard work and that will get us results". "I think they should go through, both of them", he said . Mustafi made more interceptions over the last two years than any other defender in the La Liga and in him, Arsenal will have a rock solid presence at the back.

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[ August 24, 2016 ] Nigerian Army 'kill' two senior Boko Haram commanders NEWS

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday praised Nigeria for its recent gains against Boko Haram Islamists but did not confirm military claims that the group's leader Abubakar Shekau has been wounded. He instead reiterated Washington's support for Nigeria's fight against terrorism and cautioned its leaders against collective punishment. He said this while giving a speech at the " Community Building and Countering Violent Extremism " event held at the Palace of the Sultan of Sokoto.

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Philippines backtracks on threats to leave United Nations over drugs campaign criticism

The UN last week urged Manila to stop the extra-judicial executions and killings that have escalated since Mr Duterte won the presidency on May 9 on a promise to wipe out drugs. "He was stating the fact that the Philippines is a sovereign nation and should not be meddled with", Abella said. Mr Duterte said in a freaky and strongly worded late-night news conference on Sunday the Philippines might leave the United Nations and invite China and others to form a new global forum , accusing it of ...

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US TTIP Talks Entering 'Crucial' Stage - European Commission

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said that while Europe and the United States still disagree over parts of the potential free trade deal, commonly known as TTIP, the talks aren't over yet. The European Commission today (29 August) insisted that it stood ready to finalise TTIP by the end of the year, after a leading German minister said the EU-US trade deal was dead in the water.

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Minor fire on runway of INS Dega

There was also no damage to the aircraft or the runway, the sources maintained. The incident was being investigated. The MiG-29K was taking off at 1000 hrs when the incident happened, sources in the navy told UNI here. The aircraft has to have equal weight on both wings while landing. Due to malfunction, the pilot was unable to jettison the second fuel tank. The MiG-29K aircraft has a maximum speed over twice that of sound, at about 2000 kmph.

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Raheem Sterling says new work ethic behind improved Manchester City form

Raheem Sterling opened the scoring for the home side in just 7 minutes. West Ham United have completed their 11th signing of the summer transfer window, with the loan signing of Juventus striker Simone Zaza . Everyone's hungry, everyone's ready to run for him and play for him. And looking ahead to the game, Guardiola - who will resume his rivalry with United boss Jose Mourinho - told reporters : "Still I didn't see Manchester United playing, so now I have 10 days to see United, Borussia ...

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North Korean Olympic athletes return home to low-key welcome

The statement, adopted Friday in NY, called on member states to "redouble their efforts" to carry out what has been referred to as the toughest sanctions ever to be slapped on North Korea reflecting its fourth underground nuclear test in January and a long-range missile launch the following month.

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Indian principal jailed for 17 years over deadly school meal

The children, aged four to 12, fell ill within minutes of eating the lunch of lentils, potatoes and rice at their primary school in the poverty-stricken village of Dharmasati Gandaman on July 16, 2013. The mustard oil was used to prepare the soya bean. He said the court sentenced her to ten years for culpable homicide under section 304 and seven years under section 308 which amounts to attempt to commit culpable homicide and a penalty of Rs 3.75 lakh which will be paid to victims family ...

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PV Sindhu becomes 1st Indian Woman to win a Silver at Olympics

Then the Sindhu congratulated Carolina for her success with a hug and went back picked up Marines Racquet and kept it in the winners bag. Though P.V. It is India's second medal in the Games after wrestler Sakshi Malik bagged bronze in the women's 58 kilogram category on Wednesday. The 21-year-old played down the effects of her opponents' on-court vocal exercises.

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Opposition delegation from J&K to meet Modi tomorrow

Andrabi said Modi's response to these pro-India politicians explains their "uselessness" with regard to resolution of Kashmir issue. Downplaying the idea that the unrest in the Kashmir Valley is a "political problem" and requires a political solution through dialogue, defence expert M M Khajuria on Tuesday said Pakistan and terrorist organisations brewing it are responsible for the ruckus and should be dealt with sternly.

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US calls on Turkey, Syria Kurds to halt clashes

President Barack Obama is to discuss Syria with his Turkish counterpart in China on September 4, ahead of the G20 summit, according to the White House. As Reuters explains , the SDF is a "a coalition that encompasses the Kurdish YPG militia and which has been backed by Washington to fight the jihadists".

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Zim police violated peoples' rights, says rights commission

Opposition sources and witnesses said clashes erupted after police prevented demonstrators from gathering for a march to the offices of the electoral commission, where they meant to deliver a petition calling for electoral reforms. It is part of a growing wave of streets protests in the past months against President Robert Mugabe's rule. "We are going back to the courts to file another application", Nyandoro told Studio 7.

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Sittingbourne pupils receive 2016 GCSE results

He said overall the results across all GCSE subjects demonstrated "real stability". Over half of the girls achieved A* - B in at least six subjects and numerous subjects, including English, history, biology, religious studies and art and design recorded more than 70% of all papers at A* - B grades.

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US, Russia closer to new ceasefire deal after talks

Kerry said that Syrians benefited from the calm following the February accord, but that the gains were lost again when violations of the agreement began. The two diplomats were briefly joined by United Nations envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, who said he hoped the talks would revive peace negotiations that were last held in April.

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Mexico police killed 22 civilians in drug raid: rights body

Mexico's National Commission on Human Rights has determined that federal police officers executed at least 22 individuals at a ranch a year ago, a grim reminder that human rights abuses by the country's security forces are not limited to the military.

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Oil price slump hits Sinopec profit

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, Asia's largest oil refiner, outperformed its domestic rivals in terms of the first-half profit, as its refining business helped it endure the worst turmoil in the oil industry. Nearly the entire drop came from domestic operations, which accounts for more than 80 percent of its crude output. Sinopec's Shuibei oil field, a new discovery in the middle west of the Tarim basin, has oil reserves of 1.2 billion tonnes and 500 billon cubic meters of natural gas ...

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John Kerry courts controversy with plan to visit shrines

Kerry said a longstanding counterterrorism dialogue has intensified in recent months and work with the Bangladeshi police and military will continue with an eye toward further cooperation. IS has claimed responsibility for the July 1 attack on the upscale cafe in Dhaka in which 22 people were killed and pictures of the attackers holding IS flags were posted online.

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Trump says Clinton trying to 'smear' him

Blackstone donated between $250,000 and $500,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Is Hillary Clinton "riding out" the clock? Presidential candidates are not required to hold press conferences. The back-and-forth accusations came as the two candidates vie for minorities and any undecided voters. Weeks before the first early voting, Trump faces the urgent task of revamping his image to win over those skeptical of his candidacy.


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