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India, US agree on joint cyber framework

Kerry arrived in New Delhi on Monday night for the annual U.S. -India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue after a one-day stop in Bangladesh where he discussed increased militant attacks. "We hope to see our civil nuclear cooperation take shape in the form of new reactors that will deliver reliable electricity to tens of millions of Indian households", Kerry said.

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South Africa dominate as wickets tumble at Centurion

Among those words might have been lessons on how Wagner, an Afrikaner who was born and raised in Pretoria and moved to New Zealand in 2008, should pronounce his surname. Much to the dismay of the visitors, Faf du Plessis did not declare the innings then and the Kiwis had to wait for three and a half more overs for the declaration to come.

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Vikings QB Bridgewater goes down in practice with injury

Though it will be near the end of the regular season, it will be interesting to see how the Vikings have fared in trying to replace Bridgewater , and the Colts will get an up-close look at it. Players were visibly distraught as they exited the field, some hurling expletives into the air. "Teddy's such a great kid", Zimmer said. "Our fans love the kid.".

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Indian authorities lift curfew in most of Kashmir region

The separatists camp is spearheading the agitation in the Kashmir Valley over civilian killings during the protests against the killing of terrorist Burhan Wani. Over a thousand people in Kashmir have suffered injuries because of pellet guns, with most being eye injuries, further fuelling the anger against the Indian forces and the government.

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Hollande: No EU-US trade deal before Obama leaves office

Earlier on Tuesday, French trade minister Matthias Fekl said he would request a halt to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations at a meeting of trade ministers in the September. Clinton said she was "not in favor" of the deal now being discussed by 12 countries on the Pacific Rim, including the U.S. and Japan, but not China. But the public mood is turning increasingly negative, with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump making attacks on worldwide trade ...

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Spike Jonze Directed the Craziest Perfume Ad You've Ever Seen

Whether the performer is Bjork or Christopher Walken or even himself , Spike Jonze has committed some fantastic dance scenes to film. She's also Andie Macdowell's daughter, Fashionista notes. Perfume-wearers after a luscious, glamorous choice that will make them feel like one of Hollywood's Golden Age starlets certainly have their fill. As Margaret pulls some pretty spectacular faces and rampages around the gilded setting, she's playing out something most girls do in their bedroom ...

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FARC, Colombia Broker Historic Peace Agreement

Students take part in an evacuation drill to prepare them in case they get caught in crossfire between the army and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels, at a school in Toribio, Cauca. Christian aid agencies have welcomed the ground-breaking peace deal reached in Colombia which brings to an end more than half a century of deadly conflict.

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Attackers set fire to Belgian crime lab, sparking bomb scare

No one was injured. "Five people who were detained earlier have been released after interrogation. They are now being questioned to see if they had any role in the incident", Ine Van Wymersch, a spokeswoman for the Brussels' prosecutor's office, told a press briefing.

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Five boys arrested after Polish man killed in 'possible hate crime'

Six teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder after two Polish men were set upon in a "vicious attack" outside an Essex takeaway. "From our initial enquiries, we understand the victims were chatting and eating together when they were approached by a group of teenage boys".

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Earthquake Destroys More Than 200 Ancient Temples in Myanmar

I received information on the way here that there are two or three countries, including Japan or China, that are willing to help us", the president said. Visitors have been denied access to the damaged Bagan archaeological site with security measures being imposed on the area. However, there were no reports of serious damage in the city.

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Myanmar holds unique position in India's neighbourhood: Modi

Despite being neighbors, India's total investment in Burma was just over US$224 million during the 2015-2016 fiscal year-significantly lower than the investments of other regional countries, like China. "There are still armed groups on the Indian side that can make it hard to promote border trade, as well", he said, also describing India's bureaucracy as "complicated".

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Woman refugee gives birth to twins at deadly Mediterranean route

The dramatic operation took place just 21 kilometers (13 miles) north of the town of Sabratha in Libya. "The command centre coordinated 40 rescue operations" that included vessels from Italy, humanitarian organisations as well as the EU's border agency Frontex , and "saved 6,500" migrants and refugees, the coastguard wrote on Twitter.

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'Burkini' Wins Over French Legal Battle, Ban Suspended

In recent weeks, around 30 French municipalities chose to ban access to public beaches " by anyone not wearing proper attire, which is respectful of good morality and the principle of secularism and not respectful of the rules of hygiene and bathing security ".

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The Architect Of ISIS' Lone Wolf Attacker Strategy Is Dead

Such U.S. assessments often take days and often lag behind official announcements by militant groups. Pentagon officials said they were aware of the report but could not confirm the claim, tweeted by Amaq News Agency. The official said Adnani's roles as propaganda chief and director of external operations had become "indistinguishable" because the group uses its online messages to recruit fighters and provide instruction and inspiration for attacks.

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UNSC seeking to adopt statement to condemn N. Korea's SLBM launch

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is pushing scientists to put nuclear warheads on ballistic missiles for a potentially imminent war with the US, according to reports. The United Nations banned North Korea from furthering its nuclear program or testing ballistic missiles, yet North Korea continues to do both. In order for an SLBM to succeed, a missile is required to have a range of 300 kilometers, a requirement the North surpassed by 200 kilometers Wednesday.

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Russia questions report blaming Syria govt for gas attacks

In a closed-door Security Council session Tuesday diplomats met to discuss a report released last week where an worldwide team of inspectors found both the Syrian government and Islamic State militants responsible for chemical attacks carried out in 2014 and 2015.

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Sudanese president skips TICAD meeting in Kenya

China, whose investments in sub-Saharan nations have increased 40-fold since 2003, pledged $60 billion for the continent at a similar summit by President Xi Ping in South Africa a year ago. "Nigeria has played a prominent role at the forum aimed at forging global partnerships for Africa's transformation and prosperity through economic growth, agriculture and social stability, " the statement said.

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Driver in fatal wreck previously cited for no license

Louisiana State Police Troop B responded to a single auto, minor injury crash on I-10 west at mile post 203 at around 6:40 Sunday morning. If so, please provide the exact reason for such consideration. Homeland Security Investigations is assisting Louisiana State Police. The number given by directory assistance for Kristina's Transportation is that of Ahmed Salem, who said he sold the company to a Christian Lombardo in January.

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France rules out imminent EU-US trade deal, wants talks halted

The United States is the world's single biggest economy, but collectively, the 28-nation European Union is even bigger. But French junior trade minister Matthias Fekl said there was "no more political support in France" for the talks because United States negotiators were offering "nothing or just crumbs".

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Arizona voters cast ballots in primary election

Kelli Ward, who ha been making much of the senator's age - he turned 80 Monday - and offering herself as the more conservative of the two. In a theoretical general election November matchup against Rep. Senate. On Tuesday, Heinz defeated challenger Victoria Steele, a former state lawmaker and past news anchor and mental health counselor. A heavily GOP district in the eastern Phoenix suburbs, for instance, features a four-way race among Republicans who want to replace retiring Rep.

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Petty, Hackenberg - no Geno - in Jets' preseason finale

Smith went 17-for-32 for 140 yards, a touchdown and an interception in the preseason. Most teams use the fourth game to rest their starters and key backups, and the No. Not only do they get two late season contests against the mighty New England Patriots (with Tom Brady), but their first half of the season includes games against the Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals.

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Turkey Should Talk to Kurds Instead of Using Military Force in Syria

Before Turkey launched an unprecedented offensive, code-named "Operation Euphrates Shield", into northern Syria last week. "What that policy ought to be, I think, is that the United States will work with Turkey to make sure that the YPG goes back east of the Euphrates", he told AFP.

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May to trigger European Union pull-out 'without vote'

Despite concerns that Prime Minister Theresa May will not uphold the June 23rd Brexit vote, it doesn't look like she is willing to let a three-ring circus develop in which protesters tout bogus climate change links to Brexit or equally bogus claims of economic doom.

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Notting Hill Carnival: Police officers 'dread' the event

Met Police Carnival spokeswoman Superintendent Robyn Williams said: "The technology involves the use of overt cameras which scan the faces of those passing by and flag up potential matches against a database of custody images". Last year, police arrested 407 people, a record for an event where knifings committed by youth gangs have become a troubling trend. "Metropolitan Police licensing officers working at this weekends Notting Hill Carnival have seized over 150 canisters of nitrous oxide.

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Claressa Shields becomes first American to retain Olympic boxing title

Shields remains uncertain about what's next for her career after winning gold in Rio, but for now, she seems happy to bask in her hard-earned victory. With her victory declared, she did a cartwheel in the ring. An American flag was draped around her neck. The 21-year-old Flint, Michigan, native thumped Dutch fighter Nouchka Fontijn in convincing fashion to wrap up back-to-back middleweight gold.

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A new poll shows most Republicans appear to regret nominating Donald Trump

Recalling her speech in Reno, Nev., last week dedicated to the so-called "alt-right" figures who are closely associated with white nationalism and have embraced Trump, Clinton noted that people like former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke is staking his political campaign for the Senate on Trump's popularity.

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Philippines president blasts USA for police shootings of black men

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. Except to criticise", he added. Abella's statement came in the wake of Callamard's statement that she had accepted the challenge posed by Duterte's chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo to see for herself the drug situation in the country.

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Singer arrested on suspicion of assault with deadly weapon

Video from the scene showed a woman leaving Brown's home Tuesday morning and waiting in the back of a patrol vehicle. It wasn't immediately reported what, if anything, police found inside the home. Robbery-homicide personnel typically handle high-profile cases involving celebrities. The Grammy Award-winning singer completed about 1,000 hours of community service.

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Ousted from DNC, Wasserman Schultz faces primary challenge

After putting away her primary challenger, Wasserman Schultz will go on to serve her seventh term in Congress. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Tuesday survived a tough primary challenge - defeating a persistent, first-time challenger and the controversy that ended her leadership of the Democratic National Committee - to win her Floriday primary.

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10000 killed in Yemen war

According to Aden-Abyan Province of the ISIS in the Arabian Peninsula nation said the suicide bomb targeted a militia recruitment center. The bomber drove into a crowd of recruits and broad the roof down on a large number of them. ISIS considers the Shia sect of Islam and its various derivatives to be heretical, while the group also considers the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a sworn enemy, making the group a unusual third party in the ongoing bloody civil war .

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Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters

Her physician has said the former secretary of state has no serious issues. Also this week, The Associated Press reported that more than half the people from outside government who met or spoke by telephone with Clinton in the first half of her term as secretary of state had given money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the foundation.

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Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Beats Back Florida Primary Challenge

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Florida Democrat who was pressured into giving up her post as chair of the national party on the eve of its presidential convention, survived a high-profile primary challenge for her House seat Tuesday. The district is heavily Democratic, making Wasserman Schultz the big favorite in November. She had about 57% of the vote when the race was called. Canova, who teaches at Nova Southeastern University, accused Wasserman Schultz of taking large donations from ...

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Aetna Warned it Would Withdraw From Exchanges if Humana Deal Was Blocked

The high-profile insurers' actions, however, mask the fact that Obamacare is working for many people and has become a vital part of the health care landscape. We have also covered the plight of insurers participating in the state health care insurance exchanges. In one county in Arizona , there now would be no insurers offering exchange plans.

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Brazil Court Summons Lochte To Give Evidence Over Robbery Claim

Under Brazilian law, the penalty for falsely reporting a crime can bring a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison. Lochte told Olympics broadcaster NBC on the day of the altercation that he and three other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint after the cab they were in was pulled over.

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Obama Transgender Bathroom Directive In US Public Schools Blocked

US District Judge Reed O'Connor granted the nationwide injunction because the states that filed the lawsuit have a strong chance of winning their case, he wrote in his decision, which was filed on Sunday. The impact of the Texas injunction on similar cases against the directive from Barack Obama's administration is unclear, but legal experts are skeptical that it will have a wide-ranging impact.


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