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Turkey ramps up Syria offensive with deadly bombings

The Anadolu Agency says two Turkish tanks in the Syrian town of Jarablus came under rocket attack Saturday by Kurdish militants. Turkey is part of the US -led coalition fighting IS, but the airstrikes that began Saturday marked the first time it has targeted Kurdish-led forces in Syria.

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Woman accused of running over police officer during traffic stop

Officer Marc Lofton suffered a concussion as well as a possible tear to his Achilles tendon after Jessica Fox allegedly dragged him behind her vehicle after the August 27 stop in Georgia to the south of Atlanta. The woman drags Lofton several feet, and runs over his legs before the cop lets go. "That's how it was supposed to happen, it wasn't my time, and it wasn't her time", Lofton told WSB-TV.

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Donald Trump Plans Major Ad Buy After Weeks Of Being Outspent

Former New Mexico governor, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson arrives to a cheering crowd of several hundred during a campaign rally Thursday, Aug. While this has won him major points with his supporters, who are fed up with the political correctness of Washington while the country goes down the tubes, it will not help Trump win over moderates.

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Trump appears in Mexico before laying out immigration ideas

At a June 29 news conference with U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa, Pena Nieto warned of the dangers of populism in a globalised world and defended comments likening Trump to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini.

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Leak Not from Out Side, Says MDL On Scorpene Leak

Over 22,000 documents have been leaked online, detailing the combat capabilities of the new six-boat submarines, which poses a major national security risk to India. Meanwhile, Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked the Indian Navy to bring a report on the probe into the leak within one month, according to a senior official with the Indian Ministry of Defense.

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Russian Federation says it killed IS spokesman al-Adnani in Syria strike

But aside from the ISIS statement, there has so far not been any independent confirmation of the terrorist leader's death. "Al-Adnani was a legacy AQI member, a Shura council member, and the most publicly recognizable official in ISIL", the official said.

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Syrian rebels to leave besieged Damascus suburb, give weapons to Assad regime

Syria's official news agency, SANA, reported on Saturday that 4,000 civilians were to be directed to reception centers and at least 700 rebels escorted to the militant-held city of Idlib in northwest Syrian. "The only surrender today is the ongoing surrender of the global community to [the] regime's incessant campaign of war crimes", Maj. The U.N., which said it was not consulted over the plan, expressed concern over the evacuation, saying it was imperative that those participating do so ...

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Israel lashes back after UN envoy's comments on settlements

Netanyahu has endorsed the idea of a two-state solution, but has given no details on his vision of a final border arrangement while continuing to build. "Conducting local elections in line with established worldwide standards can contribute to advancing Palestinian reconciliation", the envoy said. Mladenov singled out the Bedouin communities from east Jerusalem and the Susiya area in the southern West Bank, warning that "the demolition of this community would set a risky precedent for ...

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Israel approves 284 new housing units in West Bank settlements

As with earlier reports, the appeal to cease settlement building has fallen on deaf ears as the UN coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Nickolay Mladenov , reported to the UN Security Council: "Its recommendations continue to be ignored, including by a surge in Israeli settlement-related announcements and continuing demolitions".

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Noem weighs in on Dakota Access Pipeline protests

They sleep in teepees and nylon tents. Protesters and supporters are concerned if the pipeline were to leak, it could contaminate their drinking water and force people to move from their land. The NTSB at the time faulted Enbridge's inadequate leak detection systems as a partial cause of the incident, and Enbridge ultimately made a $ 177 million settlement with the us government.

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Lawyer investigating lead at Indiana housing complex

Juan Fernandez , community volunteer and former resident of the West Calumet Housing Complex. "I have personally visited East Chicago and the West Calumet Housing Complex", Adams said, "and I know from speaking with community members that many are concerned about whether they or their children have been affected by the lead in the soil".

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Turkish Allies in Syrian Opposition Drive Kurds From Settlements Near Jarabulus

The latest fighting is likely to raise deep concerns for Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the United States, which supports the Kurdish militia - known as the People's Protection Units (YPG) - as an effective fighting force against IS.

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Dozens killed in fierce fighting across Syria

Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said the incident was not an intercept and the coalition aircraft reached the area by the time the Syrian government warplanes were leaving. In central Homs province, 20 civilians including five children died overnight in suspected regime air raids and artillery fire on a cluster of towns and villages, the Observatory said.

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Worker shortage plagues area construction companies

Twelve firms - or 75 percent - also reported having trouble filling some of those jobs. That's down from last year's survey which found 73 percent of responding firms struggling to fill that position. Most expect to need more employees during the next year, either to expand their operations or to replace departing workers. However, those numbers haven't kept pace with new commercial and real estate developments, putting high demand on workers who are skilled in a craft like hanging drywall or ...

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Oil down 1%, pressured by glut, dollar, Nigeria outlook

The pipeline carries crude to the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan, where the Kurds have been selling it independently on the global market, along with oil produced in their northern region. The speculators in the oil markets feed on the rumors and fundamental news , and overshoot prices way above logical levels, trapping smaller investors.

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35 civilians killed by Turkish shelling in northern Syria

The Turkish army says it has killed 25 Kurdish "terrorists" in airstrikes on Syria on the fifth day of an unprecedented operation inside the country. A possible Turkish campaign against the Kurds in Syria could also risk igniting further clashes with the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) militants inside Turkey, the BBC said.

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Obama to campaign for Clinton on September 13 in PA

The rally is set for Tuesday, September 13 . Obama will attend a voter registration event in Philly on September 13. Clinton was in the city for a voter registration rally in West Philly on August 16. Clinton will be in Cincinnati for the national American Legion conference the day before and GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump will be at the same conference Thursday.

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Red Sox place Andrew Benintendi (knee, ankle) on 15-day disabled list

Tyler Sturdevant struck out Hanley Ramirez and Bradley to begin the ninth, and Romero was summoned. Benintendi has combined to hit.312 (116-for-372) with 70 runs, 31 doubles, nine home runs, and 16 stolen bases this season between High-A Salem (34 games) and Portland (63 games).

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Defence deal with U.S. hurts India's military neutrality: JD(U)

As per the agreement , now American aircraft and warships will be able to access Indian military bases and vice versa for refuelling, fix and other logistical purposes. "It raises a genuine and grave apprehension regarding India being unwarrantedly drawn into an operation military design in Asia-Pacific region and Middle-East".

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Germany's Merkel rejects economy minister's claims on TTIP

Asked if Theresa May shares Mr Hollande's assessment on the prospects for TTIP negotiations dragging on beyond the end of the year, the spokesman said: "I wouldn't be drawn on whether TTIP will be concluded by the end of this year or the end of next year".

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Cong, Left fire missiles at LEMOA; Parrikar says pact flawless

Strategic experts on Tuesday welcomed the India-US military logistics agreement , saying it has been "long delayed". Washington , which has signed more than 100 such agreements with partner nations, promoted the deal as a way of building interoperability between the two militaries.

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National burkini ban would be 'unconstitutional' - French interior minister

Speaking to French daily La Croix on Sunday, Cazeneuve reiterated the government's opposition to legislating on the controversial matter which has sparked fierce debate both at home and overseas about women's rights and France's strictly guarded secularism.

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Hillary Clinton Is Sliding In The Polls

A campaign official said that in advance of her Wednesday speech, another leading Republican would back the campaign. "I will vote for Hillary, I will talk to my Republican friends about helping her, and I will donate to her campaign and try to raise money for her", Whitman said.

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United Nations chief urges quiet until Gabon presidential vote results

The EU observers said that a week before the election only half of voters had received their ballot cards. Except for crowds outside polling stations, the streets of the capital, Libreville , were largely deserted Saturday. "That's totally insane... It's tight, but we are ahead", he said. But protracted talks led all the key challengers to pull out and support Ping. Both candidates have promised to break with the past.

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Saudi Aramco Says Operating as Normal After Yemeni Attack Report

Foreing Minister Zarif, who is on a LatAm tour now, has reacted to statements by US Secretary of State John Kerry who had accused Iran of sending military equipment to Yemen , Foreign Ministry's Media Diplomacy Department reported on Friday.

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John Kerry meets B'desh PM Hasina in Dhaka

Kerry confirmed on his Twitter account that during the meetings were addressed security issues. "One of Kerry's core intentions in Dhaka will simply be to emphasize the importance that the U.S. During his time in Delhi, Kerry is expected to discuss economic and trade ties between U.S. and India, as well as terrorism and security. "He said they have enough expertise to combat terrorism".

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Brazil president backers want 2 separate votes

Through Tuesday's close, the Brazil ETF has appreciated by more than 2% this week, adding to its rise of more than 63% this year. She was accused of messing with Brazil's fiscal budget to make it look better than it was right before Brazil's elections in 2014.

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"We're trying to do good things": Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation

Earlier this month, the New York Times reported issues of compromised U.S. interests and nepotism: "an executive at the Clinton Foundation in 2009 sought to put a billionaire donor in touch with the United States ambassador to Lebanon because of the donor's interests there".

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The 10000th Syrian Refugee Has Arrived In The United States

Many have pressured the Obama administration to not only increase the refugee number for the 2017 fiscal year (which begins October 1, 2016) to 100,000, but to double that number and allow in 100,000 Syrian refugees in addition to the more general number.

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Three injured following bomb at Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan

The man gained access to the compound by ramming through the gates, before the auto exploded approximately 160 feet inside. The Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan was attacked Tuesday morning by a suicide auto bomber, with the lone assailant killed and five others wounded.

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Bangladesh Police Claim Café Attack Mastermind Dead

It took nearly an hour to complete the operation. CHUUK STATE - The US Coast Guard said two stranded mariners were rescued Friday after crews saw their "SOS" in the sand on an uninhabited island in Micronesia, Hawaii News Now reports. Analysts said Chowdhury and two other Bangladeshi expatriates on that list could have been acting as links between local and global extremist groups.

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'Racist' South African school tells students to straighten afros

It all started with the protest by a group of young black girls from Pretoria Girls' High. Meanwhile, "all hairstyles should be conservative, clean-cut and consistent with the school uniform". The protest at Pretoria Girls' High sparked protests at other schools in the country. Instead of blocking the students, why not address them if the goal is in fact to make actual progress? It has since become integrated; however African students have alleged teachers at the school have demeaned their ...

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Hillary defends possible conflicts of interest, funding of Clinton Foundation

This week, the State Department said it is reviewing almost 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry that did not result in charges concerning Clintons use of a private server. Bill Clinton argues that the foundation does vital work that "should continue if Hillary is elected". Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about almost 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family's charitable foundation a stay-the-course ...

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President Obama Officially Met His Goal Of Welcoming In 10000 Refugees

Donald Trump has criticized President Obama's resettlement program as a national security threat. The United States government is deeply committed to safeguarding the American public, just as we are committed to providing refuge to some of the world's most vulnerable people.

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Music Director Vishal Dadlani in TROUBLE

But the central figure of the controversy, seems to have forgiven Dadlani for his comments. His friend and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal too tweeted in support of Jain followers, he tweeted, " Tarun Sagar ji Maharaj is a very reverred saint, not just for Jains but everyone".


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