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Would-Be Bomber Fails to Detonate in Indonesian Church

According to local publication Tempo , the Southeast Asian nation's top security minister, Wiranto, said the attacker was a "lone wolf" and not affiliated with any particular group. IAH then joined a church service and commit launch his attack against a priest of the Church on Sunday, August 28, 2016. Sixty-year-old priest Albert Pandiangan received a slight injury to his left hand as a result of the attack.

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OIC expresses concern over Kashmir violence

The secretary general said the OIC is eager that the Kashmir issue is resolved and fully supports Pakistan. An all-party delegation from Jammu and Kashmir led by former chief minister Omar Abdullah will meet President Pranab Mukherjee to apprise him about the prevailing situation in the Kashmir Valley.

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Iraq recaptures Qayyarah, City South of Mosul

Dr Obeidi lost a no-confidence vote by 142 votes to 102 in a secret ballot, while 18 abstained, two MPs told AFP . The coalition spokesman in Baghdad did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Obeidi's departure. "Our heroic forces achieved a big victory, an important step towards the liberation of Mosul", Abadi said. The parliament's decision came hours after the Iraqi security forces freed Qayyara, a strategic town 50 km south of Mosul, the capital of Iraq's northern ...

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France rules out EU-US trade deal

Hollande added that the positions of some negotiating parties had "not been respected". The skeptical tone in France and Germany reflects mounting concern across Europe and in the US over the impact of free-trade agreements. European Union trade chief Cecelia Malmstrom told journalists negotiations had not failed and that many European Union countries had said they still backed TTIP .

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Federal Bureau of Investigation to release Clinton emails report as soon as Wednesday

The Justice Department closed the email investigation without criminal charges, and FBI Director James Comey has said investigators did not believe emails on the private server were intentionally deleted in an effort to hide them, but purged through normal processes.

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Former Barrick Gold vice-president returns to become chief investment officer

Analyst expected twelve month price target of $23.62. The stock appeared -25.70% below its 52-week highs and is down -15.53% for the last five trades. The total 2.62 million shares were bought and sold throughout the most recent trading session more than average volume of 198.32 thousand shares. Analyst's mean target price for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is 5.60 while analysts mean recommendation is 3.10.

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Uzbek President in intensive care, daughter confirms

In 2015, an investigation by The Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project reported that Karimova had taken over $1 billion USA in bribes from Scandinavian and Russian telecoms companies wanting in on the Uzbek market. The Uzbek government has accused Islamists of being behind protests in the city of Andizhan where police and security forces fired into a crowd in 2005, killing 187 people, according to official reports.

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Iraqi Parliament Votes To Dismiss Defense Minister

Four years later, he became a member of the Ministry of Education's Technical Education Authority, and in October 2014, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi appointed al-Obeidi to his ministerial post. According to the Iraqi Constitution, the absolute majority reached will trigger the minister's immediate resignation . On Aug. 9, the Iraqi parliament voted to strip its speaker and two lawmakers of immunity from prosecution over the corruption allegations revealed by Obeidi, but hours later, the ...

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Trade News > Shah Rukh Khan's next with Aanand L Rai to re

Earlier, talking about the movie and Shah Rukh's character, Rai has said, "People are thinking it is a film about a short man but I will say it has a very tall story". Rai will release on December 21, 2018. Over just four super hit series, one short film anthology and one pop music group, Y-Films has amassed over 65 million views, nearly 5 Lac subscribers, a Cannes Grand Prix Glass Lion Award as well as a Webby Award, amongst many other laurels.

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When & Where Is Donald Trump Giving His Immigration Speech?

All that said, my headline's not accurate. Trump won't be speaking to the parishioners at Great Faith Ministries during the 11 a.m. service. Two earlier polls in August showed Donald Trump with leads of two and four points in SC. Note the very recent downward spike for Hillary paired with the ambiguous Trump trend. But the Washington of 2008, as partisan as it was, isn't the hyper-partisan Washington of 2016, and a Senator Clinton - one of 100, and a member of the minority party most of ...

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Death toll in Monday's IS bomb attack in Yemen rises to 72

A suicide auto bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen's second city of Aden killed at least 60 people on Monday (Aug 29), medical sources said. Now, different parts of the country are under the control of various groups. They said at least four people were killed and 11 were wounded in the attack, while a source at the medical charity said between 15 and 20 bodies had been brought into the hospital.

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North Korea launches missile from sub

Right: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches the launch through binoculars, accompanied by officials near the launch site. PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful - and potentially game-changing - submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning to Washington and Seoul to stop holding joint military exercises Pyongyang sees as a dress rehearsal for ...

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IS spokesman 'killed by Russian air strike'

The Islamic State group said Tuesday its spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo, as the U.S. confirmed it had targeted him in the same area. The official said Adnani had played a major role in the group during some of the most high-profile attacks over the past year, including in Paris, at the Brussels and Istanbul airports, at a cafe in Bangladesh, as well as the downing of a Russian airliner in the Sinai and suicide bombings at a rally in Ankara.

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United Nations state aid delivered to Assad regime

The aid-tens of millions of dollars of it, in some cases-has been awarded to hundreds of businesses closely linked to the regime, some of which are under USA or European Union sanctions. The Guardian's investigation is based on documents leaked to the news outlet through an unnamed humanitarian organisation. Numerous global NGOs won't even do that.

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New Zealand 118-6, South Africa in control of 2nd test

Quinton de Kock was the highest impact player, and batsman, of the match. Steyn bowled Tom Latham with the first ball of New Zealand's second innings, and then had Martin Guptill, Latham's fellow opener, caught at first slip, also for a first-ball duck.

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Britain will seek unique deal with EU - PM May's spokeswoman

Since being appointed prime minister, and despite being a Remain supporter, May (pictured below) has repeatedly stated that "Brexit means Brexit" and has ordered a cabinet meeting to work on an exit strategy over the summer. Most members of parliament's lower House of Commons, including May, campaigned for Britain to remain in the EU. "Britain needs change but Theresa May and the Tories can not deliver it".

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Pregnant Santa Barbara County woman diagnosed with Zika virus

However, Zika can cause microcephaly and other severe birth defects. "Congress and the White House have not been good partners", Scott said. There are TK cases in Virginia, the CDC says, all of which originated from travelers who came back from affected areas, not from mosquito bites in-state.

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RyanAir cuts 2017 United Kingdom capacity growth plans after Brexit

Speaking in London today to launch Ryanair's summer 2017 schedule, O'Leary urged the government to be "radical" and approve runways at Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary wants the United Kingdom government to approve three new runways in London not just one at either Gatwick or Heathrow.

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Saudi power station hit by rockets fired from Yemen

Discussions will focus on finding a way to end the political deadlock in Yemen , after peace talks finished without conclusion earlier in August. Kerry outlined a plan which offers the Houthis participation in government in exchange for an end to violence and a surrender of weapons.

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Morocco Participates in Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development

Japan , which invested US$47 billion on the continent over the past 23 years, wants to connect Africa and Asia through sea lanes, Abe said. The World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria meanwhile pledged $24 billion over the next three to five years towards Africa's efforts to achieve universal health coverage.

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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff defends her record in marathon impeachment trial

She said, "I don't fight for my term for the power, but I fight for the democracy for truth and justice and the people of my country". Rousseff, 68, who is in the middle of her second term, has been accused of violating fiscal rules to hide budgetary loopholes.

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US Secretary John Kerry's Visits To Religious Places In Delhi Cancelled

Highlighting the importance of encouraging entrepreneurs, Kerry said, "Next year India will co-host global entrepreneurship summit which will help showcase remarkable talent of Indian entrepreneurs". "All of us need to be supportive and also understanding of how hard it is to take it on step by step". "We are working on it". He recalled previous visits to India and said, "The India that I first encountered in the early 90s was already a regional leader".

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French PM: "Naked Breasts Are More French Than Headscarves"

One historian said his use of Marianne as a feminist symbol was "moronic". "That is the republic!" he thundered at a government rally. Speaking in Colomiers in southern France on Monday the premier reaffirmed the country's loyalty to the "freedom" of women against the "new Islamic totalitarianism" that must be fought and defeated.

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High Court restores Baden-Clay murder conviction

The High Court decision has just been handed down and Gerard Baden-Clay's murder conviction for the death of his wife, Allison, in 2012 has been reinstated. Baden-Clay testified that he went to bed on 19 April 2012, leaving his wife in the living room of the rented home they shared with their daughters.

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Islamic State's Official Spokesman 'Killed'

Another analyst, Charles Lister, tweeted that Adnani's death was a "big blow to ISIS". "After a journey filled with sacrifice and fight against non-believers, the Syrian Gallant knight, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, joined the convoy of martyr leaders", ISIS said.

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South Sudan opposition says peace hard with Kiir as President

So where next for hopes of peace in South Sudan and for rebel leader Machar? JUBA, 30 August 2016 [Gurtong] - The visit of the head of State of Kenya was also to discuss on the on-going situation in South Sudan. IGAD's heads of state and government released a communiqué on 5 August in Addis Ababa, asking for reinstatement of Machar and for Gai to step down.

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Sadiq Khan Booed By Jeremy Corbyn Supporters

Earlier, Smith said the support for Corbyn showed it was clear from the leadership contest that many members did not feel the parliamentary Labour party was representing them. She said: "Alex and I have different positions on the United Kingdom leadership contest just now". He said: "My promise to the party is I will not ignore conference".

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Missing Turtle Clyde May Have Been Taken From Aquarium By Boy

On Tuesday it was reported that CCTV cameras had captured footage of a young boy climbing into the tank to remove the turtle, before walking away "completely soaked with no top on" and what is believed to be Clyde under a jumper. "If you have any information please call us on 101 and quote incident number 719 of 30th August". Detectives launched an appeal for witnesses amid fears that the 20cm-long turtle, named Clyde, would die - and urged aquarium visitors to contact them using the social ...

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German economy minister reiterates doubts about EU-US free trade deal

Matthias Fekl, the French minister for foreign trade, tweeted that his government demanded negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) should cease. EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas maintained the agreement would be ready by the end of year, but not at the expense of "Europe's safety, health, social and data protection standards, or our cultural diversity".

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Heavy Volume Tech Stocks: TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR)

Piper Jaffray Cos. reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $9.00 target price (up previously from $7.50) on shares of Oclaro in a research report on Monday. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in shares of Oclaro during the first quarter worth approximately $256,000. As for as concerns shares volumes, in share of capital Oclaro, Inc .

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Tropical depression expected to strengthen into a tropical storm today

As of 10 a.m. CDT, Tropical Depression 9 was located about 305 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola, Fla., and was barely moving, according to forecasters. "They need to make those decisions based on what they see in the weather forecast". The second depression was about 305 miles (495 kilometers) west of Key West, Florida, with maximum winds of 35 mph (55 kph).

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Phoenix sheriff enters primary amid toughest campaign yet

The GOP now holds five seats. And in a sweeping district that includes much of Arizona outside the Tucson and Phoenix metro areas, five Republicans are vying for the chance to advance to November and face the Democrat seeking Kirkpatrick's seat.

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USA pursues Syria cooperation with Russian Federation amid new volatility

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov "have achieved clarity" on a path to restore a truce in Syria but details remain to be worked out. For its part, the United States has said that Russian Federation and the Syrian air force have used the overlap as a smokescreen to continue their attacks on rebel groups fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad.

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Kurds triumph in battle against Syrian regime

Thursday's government raids were the first time the regime had bombarded Kurdish positions from the air. Just a month prior to that, the Obama administration announced that it was sending 250 more special operators to Syria, to bolster the force of about 50 that were already on the ground.

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Pope applauds Colombia peace deal but sidesteps truth panel

Pope Francis, the Vatican said, "reiterates his support for the goal of attaining the peace and reconciliation of the entire Colombian people in light of human rights and Christian values, which are at the heart of Latin American culture". The peace deal concluded last Wednesday between government and rebel negotiators in Cuba will only be ratified if more Colombians answer "yes" than "no", and if the "yes" camp passes the threshold of 4.4 million votes - 13 percent of the electorate.


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