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Clinton More Unpopular Than Ever

According to ABC News , the results further highlight both candidates as the most unpopular presidential nominees in nearly 30 years of polling data. The only groups with a majority favorability rating for Trump are Republicans (72 percent), conservatives (53 percent) and white women without degrees (51 percent).

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Turkish Air Strikes Kill 25 In Syria

The death of a Turkish soldier in the newest battlefront of the Syrian war is stoking tensions between two USA allies, Turkey's military and Syrian Kurdish rebels, heightening the risk to US forces in the area and their common fight against Islamic State.

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John Kerry changes schedule, to head for China G-20 from India

Secretary Kerry praised Prime Minister Modi's leadership on combatting climate change and raised entry into force of the Paris Agreement; conclusion of the hydroflourocarbon amendment to the Montreal Protocol, and the International Solar Alliance initiative.

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US Evaluating Taliban Video of Captive Couple in Afghanistan

The release of a video showing a United States and a Canadian citizen held hostage by the Taliban is created to pressure the Afghan government not to impose the death sentence on the son of a feared militant leader, a Taliban source said on Wednesday.

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Agency: Clinton emails on Benghazi found

Donald Trump's campaign suggested the emails are a sign Clinton deleted work-related material. The hearing is part of a lawsuit filed by the conservative group Judicial Watch, which has sued the government for access to the records. Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton has come under fire for emailing classified material, including information at the highest level of national security, from her private email server while serving as secretary of state.

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Pilot hurt when small plane crashes at Iron Range airport

The extent of the pilot's injuries are unknown, however the man was flown by Life Link 3 to a Duluth hospital for precautionary purposes. The National Transportation and Safety Board is conducting the investigation into the crash. The runway at the airport is temporarily closed. "The gentleman was conscious the entire time", Germolus said. "Fortunately the pilot wasn't hurt worse".

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A year after height of migrant crisis, Merkel's party dips in poll

The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) has overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) in a pre-election poll in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Cicero magazine said on Wednesday. Within the same week, a Syrian man blew himself up in Ansbach, injuring a dozen others. She said it showed that, among refugees there are some who did not arrive with pure intentions.

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Yemen's exiled government welcomes USA plan for restart of peace talks

Yemen's Houthi-run governing council said on Sunday it was ready to restart peace talks with the country's exiled government provided a Saudi-led coalition stopped attacking and besieging Houthi-held territories. The war in Yemen, which has killed more than 6,500 people and displaced some three million, has dragged on for 18 months. The U.S. has backed the Saudi-led coalition with arms sales worth billions of dollars and with logistic and intelligence support.

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Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation

Turkey on Wednesday denied agreeing to a US-brokered truce with Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria, saying it would not compromise with a "terrorist" group a week into an unprecedented cross-border offensive. It said casualties were inflicted but did not give figures. On Tuesday, the Kurdish-backed Jarablus Military Council said it had agreed to a cease-fire with the Turkish military in a disputed area in northern Syria after lengthy consultations with the anti-IS coalition.

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Hillary Clinton's Favorability Tanks in One Month... Among Women!

Now, the Donald Trump campaign has pushed back with an ad full of news clips from 2008 when Clinton, who was running against then-Senator Barack Obama, was accused of making racially insensitive remarks on the trail. Clinton is "doing exceptionally well" in southeast Pennsylvania (62/29 percent), which, pollsters noted, accounts for 40 percent of statewide turnout.

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Long-term solution sought for Canadian canola exports to China

Yesterday, e-commerce giant eBay asked its sellers to send letters to Trudeau, urging him to end the contract dispute through legislation. He only mentioned human rights once during an event that lasted longer than an hour. While on a state visit to China , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced restrictions on the import of Canadian canola will be postponed.

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North Korea assembling rail-based missile launchers

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives a speech at the 9th Congress of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 29, 2016. "He incurred the wrath of Kim after he dozed off during a meeting presided over by Kim". Kim Yong Jin, second from left, a vice premier on education affairs in North Korea's cabinet pictured with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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Donald Trump 'was told Mexico will not pay for border wall'

It was Mr Trump's first meeting with a head of state as his party's presidential nominee and he described Mexicans as "amazing people". "We agreed on the importance of ending the illegal flow of drugs, cash, guns and people across our border and to put the cartels out of business", he said.

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Chelsea FC bring back David Luiz for £30m from Paris Saint-Germain

HULL CITY last night signed Manchester United midfielder James Weir . Negotiating with clubs on the continent for a bargain is proving tougher for Premier League chairmen like Steve Parish at Crystal Palace. Champions Leicester City were closing in on a deal for Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani , who was allowed to leave Algeria's training camp in Algiers to undergo a medical.

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Tropical Storm Hermine takes aim at Florida

Hermine was also a bit of a lopsided storm, with much of its worst weather on its eastern side. Forecasters have been cautioning those along the coast not to focus exclusively on the point where Hermine makes landfall. "It should be a close call". Some totals could reach as high as 7 inches in some areas. Several could make landfall - or at least brush the coastline - later this week, bringing heavy rains and possible flooding.

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Mexico contradicts Trump on paying for border wall, clouding visit

He also proposed an "ideological certification" test to ensure that immigrants share Americans' values, and he promised to suspend issuing visas to people coming from parts of the world where "adequate screening can not occur". Following the criticism, heavy edits were made to the article without acknowledgment of the changes, including deleting the claim that the speech constituted a "sharp turnaround" from his previous rhetoric and added discussion of Trump's failure to clarify his ...

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Teenager killed in fresh clashes in the valley

A 15-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday in clashes between security forces and violent protesters in Sopore area, Baramulla district in northern Kashmir, taking the death toll, in the ongoing unrest in the valley, to 69. At least 40 protestors received injuries when security forces fired pellets to disperse them. Restrictions under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code or CrPC will however remain enforced which prohibits unlawful assembly of 10 or more people.

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1000th Syrian refugee arrives to start new life in Scotland

The United States took in 29 Syrian refugees in fiscal 2011, 31 in fiscal 2012, 36 in fiscal 2013, 105 in fiscal 2014 and 1,682 in fiscal 2015, according to U.S. The refugee program has been criticized by Republicans who fear terrorists could come into the country mixed with refugees, but officials say refugees being resettled in the USA go through rigorous background checks.

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Trump outlines extreme stand on immigration

Focusing on illegal immigrants who have committed crimes, Trump said he would create a "deportation task force" that was "focused on identifying and quickly removing the most risky criminal illegal aliens in America". However, he may have put himself at risk of limiting his ability to broaden his base of support to include more Hispanic-Americans and more moderate Republican voters who do not think it is possible or practical to crack down on all illegal immigrants.

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Gabon opposition says two killed as security forces storm HQ

The election followed a bitter campaign. Bongo's aides denied this and accused the opposition of fabricating rumours. Ping rejected the electoral commission results and demanded a recount . Ping's camp believes the election was doctored. His father Omar Bongo was president for more than 40 years, and faced severe criticism for allegedly leading the country to economic ruin by mismanaging its oil reserves.

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Turkish interior minister resigns in surprise move

The ministerial change follows a failed July 15 coup, which was blamed on supporters of US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, an arch enemy of Erdogan. Ala was named interior minister in December - replacing the embattled Muammer Güler, who departed following a corruption scandal - but his tenure in the position was marred by certain troubles.

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Tropical System Gains a Little Organization

By early next week, the chance of its development is 60% if it survives into the Gulf of Mexico, the hurricane center said. The system is expected to deliver gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall to parts of the Bahamas, spreading into southern Florida and the Florida Keys, over the weekend.

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Brazil impeachment opens diplomatic rift in South America

The PMDB stalwart has vowed to steer Brazil away from 13 years of Workers' Party rule in the hopes that a more market-friendly track will resolve the country's worst recession in decades. "It is time to reunite the country and put national interests above those of groups", Temer said Thursday in his first televised address as president.

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First Passenger Flight From US to Cuba in Half a Century Lands

Almost 6,000 people supported an online petition to show support for the flight. Flights will depart from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Minneapolis and Philadelphia, slated to land in the Cuban cities Camaguey, Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo, Cienfuegos, Holguin, Manzanillo, Matanzas, Santa Clara and Santiago de Cuba.

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North Korea Executes Vice Premier For Dozing During Kim's Speech

Another ruling party official in the propaganda department was reprimanded too, Mr Jeong said. The government also banished two other senior officials, Seoul said, the latest in a slew of punishments Kim is believed to have ordered in what analysts say is an attempt to tighten his grip on power.

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Lavrov Expresses Russia's Concern Over Turkey-Led Military Operation in Syria

He also said Turkey was ready to do everything to improve ties with its old friend Russian Federation in "political, economic, cultural and humanitarian fields". On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish Air Force with the support of the coalition aircraft launched an operation to liberate the city of Jarabulus from the IS militants in northern Syria, near Aleppo city.

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Trump returns to hardline position on illegal immigration

Mr Trump said it was the right of the U.S. to choose immigrants that "we think are the likeliest to thrive and flourish and love us". Our message to the world will be this: you can not obtain legal status, or become a citizen of the United States , by illegally entering our country.

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Some 6500 migrants rescued off Libya: Coastguard

Ships from the Italian navy and the European Union's border agency Frontex were involved in around 40 rescue operations overnight. In the past year, 105,342 migrants have reached Italy by boat, most of which left from the shores of Libya.

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Dilma Rousseff at the mercy of Brazilian senate

The first female president of Brazil, who says she did nothing worthy of impeachment, will speak for about half an hour, then face questioning. Her vice president turned arch-enemy, Temer took over when the Senate voted in May to impeach and suspend Rousseff for up to 180 days while a trial was prepared.

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Israeli soldier shot, wounded at West Bank shrine

The sources said the soldier suffered a moderate injury, and received the needed treatment before he was moved to an Israeli hospital. The army says that Palestinians threw rocks and rolled burning tires at the troops as they approached. Worshippers reached the shrine, located in the Palestinian city of Nablus, accompanied by soldiers for their protection. Palestinians shot and killed one Israeli and wounded two others on April 24, 2011 near Joseph's Tomb.

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Curfew reimposed in Indian-held Kashmir after fresh clashes

Authorities on Monday lifted a curfew imposed in most parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir as part of a 52-day security lockdown, but reimposed it later in the day in most of Srinagar , the region's main city, after anti-India protests and clashes erupted in several neighborhoods.

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Trump outlines hardline position on illegal immigration

Trump's "America First" positions are aimed at rallying middle-class people who feel they have lost jobs to illegal immigrants or to the outsourcing of jobs overseas. Trump's speech comes at a critical juncture for his candidacy, which has stared down deficits in every major national poll in the last month as well as in a slew of polls in key battleground states.

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South Africa's ruling party says has confidence in finance minister Gordhan

The rand gained slightly after the ANC reaffirmed its confidence in the minister. "If he has no case to answer he can only prove that through processes", Mantashe told a news conference. The Hawks are deepening their investigation, whether the rumours of the Gupta families involvement is true or not. The dispute is hurting the economy, Mantashe said.

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Top Turkish official: no deal with Syrian Kurds

But a spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would continue to attack USA -backed Kurdish militias inside Syria. The operation is in line with the country's right to self-defense borne out of global treaties and a mandate given to the country's armed forces by the Turkish parliament in 2014 and extended for another year in September 2015.

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Brazil's ousted and incoming leaders go from allies to foes

With Wednesday's 61-20 Senate vote to permanently remove Rousseff , Temer will serve the rest of her term, through 2018. She was accused of moving funds between government budgets, which is illegal under Brazilian law. 31, 2016. "We condemn the parliamentary coup against Brazilian democracy". Around 3:00 p.m. CST, Temer was officially sworn in as Brazil's new president in a 13-minute closed session.


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