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Biggins 'very sorry and very sad' over CBB removal after unacceptable language

Get Me Out Of Here! winner's sudden eviction broke on Friday evening, a "transcript" of his most recent remarks began circulating on the internet. "I think people are aggressive towards people who have ideas and different things they believe in".

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Donald Trump Endorses Paul Ryan, John McCain, Kelly Ayotte

Tuesday: Trump told the Washington Post : "I haven't endorsed John McCain . We need that. Arm in arm, we will rescue the nation from the Obama-Clinton disaster that has bled our country dry and has spread terrorism unabated across the world".

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Reports Australian and American kidnapped in Kabul

According to Professor Sreeram Chaulia, of the Jindal School of International Affairs in Delhi, Afghanistan is experiencing a security crisis, and America, China and Pakistan's efforts to broker a peace deal with the Taliban has proven fruitless.

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Sonowal visits Kokrajhar, appeals for 75 CAPF battalions

The slain militant who had lobbed a grenade before opening indiscriminate firing was identified as Anjoy Islary alias Monjoy and he was the self-styled commanding officer of the NDFB (S), Sarma said. He directed deputy commissioners and Superintendents of Police to hold security review meetings and nagrik samiti meetings and to take all precautionary and preventive measures to avoid any untoward incident.

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Trump calls Obama 'worst president', 'a disaster' after 'unfit to serve' slam

Then I'd be assured of winning, OK?" " I hope that they don't tell him [Donald Trump] anything " because "you can't trust him". "If I were president, his son wouldn't have died, because I wouldn't have been in the war, if I was president back then".

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Obama warns defeating ISIL militarily 'will not be enough'

The Obama administration is exploring expanded military cooperation with Russian Federation in Syria that could include intelligence sharing, a proposal about which some US defense officials have publicly expressed concern. While the US has far fewer troops in the region than when he took office in 2009, Republicans argue that the drawdown of troops from Iraq created a vacuum that allowed the Islamic State to thrive.

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Trout homers on Griffey's day, but Angels lose 8

Lincecum gave up six runs in the first inning, capped by Mike Zunino's three-run homer that led the Seattle Mariners to a 6-4 win over the Angels on Friday night. Rookie Edwin Diaz struck out the side in the ninth for his third save in three chances, hitting triple digits a couple of times. "I faced him in Tacoma for his first rehab start, so I was able to see his stuff and I knew he was going to the curveball or split", Zunino said.

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Dubai halts over 200 flights after Emirates crash

The Emirates Airline plane was returning from India when the pilots were forced to make an emergency landing on the global airport in Dubai . Moments after Wednesday afternoon's emergency landing, the passenger who was filming it captured part of the engine ablaze on video.

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United Nations hopeful of humanitarian pause in Aleppo fighting

Rebel groups operating in the city include so-called moderate factions such as the Free Syrian Army as well as an array of Islamist groups, including Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham, formerly known as al Nusra Front, which recently broke its ties with al Qaeda.

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Thailand votes in favor of new constitution

The junta, which came to power in a May 2014 coup and ordered the constitution rewritten, says the new version will usher in a new era of clean politics and stable democracy in a country chronically short of both in recent years. A deadlock in the 500-member elected lower house could trigger a selection of a prime minister who is not an elected MP. He said he could not bear to see an appointed - as opposed to elected - prime minister continue to run the country.

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The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the machete attack in Belgium

There are indications that a machete attack on Belgian police may have been intended as an act of terrorism, prosecutors said Sunday. Prosecutors identified the assailant as a 33-year-old Algerian national who had lived in Belgium since 2012.

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Rajnath's Islamabad speech not blacked out: Indian govt sources

Singh also needled Pakistan on its decision to confer "martyr" status+ to Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani, killed by the Indian security forces in an encounter at Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir, last month. Official sources said Singh rushed to meet PM Modi straight from the airport to "debrief" him about the events during his visit to Pakistan. Singh also sought immediate ratification of Saarc Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters.

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Two US military members reveal what Capt. Humayun Khan was really like

Mr. Khan spoke to the convention as the father of a Muslim soldier who died while serving as a captain in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. Khan's parents' repudiation of Trump has become a flashpoint in the 2016 election - prompting widespread condemnation for the GOP nominee's criticism of the family and a debate about the nature of sacrifice - but less has been said about Cpt, Khan himself and the impact he had on his fellow soldiers in Iraq.

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Vet who served with Capt. Khan says Trump lost her vote

I ask them to show their better selves come November - to reject fear, reject hatred, reject division. Trump referred to Khizr Khan attacking the GOP nominee during last week's Democratic National Convention . I said so last week. I can't imagine how hard it would be, to be at once proud of your child's courage and conviction while living with that very bad noose of worry wrapped tight around your throat.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Arsenal's Gnabry scores late to earn Germany point

The Koreans stay in control of Group C on four points while Germany now have two points to show for their efforts after two games. Germany remain winless in Group C, after they played out a 3-3 draw with South Korea on Sunday night. Mexico recorded a 5-1 win over bottom side Fiji , who conceded eight against South Korea in their opening game. First, it was Davie Selke putting the Germans ahead in the 55th.

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France Rouen: Fire kills 13 at birthday party in bar

The post Fire sparked by birthday cake candles kills 13 at birthday party appeared first on Vanguard News. More than 80 firefighters tackled the blaze which broke out during a birthday party taking place in the basement of Cuba Libre in the north-western city in Normandy.

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Oscar Pistorius hospitalised with reportedly self inflicted injuries

The double amputee told officials he hurt himself falling out of bed, according to a spokesman for South Africa's correctional services department. Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been treated for injuries at a private hospital near Pretoria and has returned to a jail, South African prison officials say.

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Nuclear scientist in Iran executed for treason

Iran officials said Sunday that the country had executed a nuclear scientist for treason, claiming he leaked information to the USA during a mysterious disappearance in 2009 that has left questions about his ultimate loyalties unanswered. United States officials in 2010 said they paid Mr. Amiri some $5-M to defect and provide "significant" information about Iran's atomic program. Hillary Clinton's vice presidential running mate Tim Kaine described the payment as "appropriate".

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US men cruise past China 119-62 in basketball

Spurs star guard Tony Parker led France with 18 points, but almost all of that came in a late first-half spurt as the four-time National Basketball Association champ sought in vain to keep his team in the game. Anthony, 32, finished with nine points and made by history by becoming the first US man to play basketball in four Olympics. Anthony also played in his 24th Olympic game, tying the American record held by both LeBron and David Robinson .

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USA President Candidate Donald Trump's wife Melania Breaking Visa Rules

When Melania Trump's 1995 nude photo shoot leaked last week, it seemed at best like a distraction from weightier issues such as Donald Trump's feud with the Khan family, a mild road bump for the Trump campaign at worst. He said that he obtained visas and "green cards" for participants in the Miss Universe pageant while it was owned by the real estate mogul. "And it was a long process".

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Booksellers preparing for 8th Harry Potter book release

The new book will be available for purchase during regular store hours: noon - 4 p.m. Though the system offers more flexibility than traditional delivery services, 2-am deliveries are still outside the norm. The action picks up where book seven left off, with Harry, Hermione and Ron as parents and the next generation hdaed to Hogwarts. Activities include a sorting hat exercise dividing customers into houses, a Harry Potter look-alike contest and a wand-making craft.

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Rio's poor watch Olympic opening from rooftops of slum

Before the show, in a video broadcast inside the 78,000-seat Maracana Stadium, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the games "celebrate the best of humanity" and appealed for an Olympic truce, calling on "all warring parties to lay down their weapons" during the two weeks of sporting achievement.

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Donald Trump on Hillary Clinton: 'I don't think she's all there'

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senator John McCain refused to get behind Trump's stance, and he responded by dallying over whether he would endorse their runs for re-election. And our polls-only model, which basically takes the polls at face-value, projects her to win by 7. A Trump supporter holds a copy of Dolly Kyle's recently published expose on Hillary Clinton at the campaign rally in Windham, New Hampshire.

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Clinton widens lead over Trump

Her campaign has not yet announced a specific time or location. She has a one-point lead over Toomey among likely voters, but an eight-point lead among registered voters. Trump, meanwhile, continues to trail among women, African-Americans, and Latino voters all groups likely to play significant roles in determining the outcome in several key states going forward.

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Iran says it executed nuclear scientist for spying

Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the US, where he claimed to have been abducted and interrogated by the Central Intelligence Agency. Upon his return to his hometown of Tehran in July 2010, Amiri was greeted as a double-agent hero by top government officials at the airport, the Post reported.

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The entire Russian Paralympic team banned from Rio 2016 Paralympics

Russian Federation has been completely banned from next month's Paralympic Games, pouring scorn over the decision to allow the country's athletes to compete at the Olympics despite evidence of widespread systematic doping across all sports.

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Rare footage of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after atomic bombing

The Hiroshima bombing killed around 140,000 people either instantly or from radiation burns in the immediate aftermath. A Quaker group in Cambridge planned to float candles out into the Charles River Saturday evening to remember those who died and read an essay by Trappist monk Thomas Merton, "Original Child Bomb", about the bombing.

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Pistorius in hospital, denies wrist injuries self-inflicted

Pistorius , an inmate alleged injured himself intentionally, with some also saying razor blades were found in his cell. Pistorius was taken to the Pretoria Kalaforg hospital, where the doctor wrapped up his wounds and said it was just a minor cut.

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Attack me if you want but not Dalits: Modi to gau rakshaks

Calling Modi's statement on gau rakshaks as "politically motivated", Mayawati said if PM was really anxious about the issue, he should have made a statement in the Parliament and not outside in front of a select audience where no questions can be asked.

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Zlatan Confident Of Winning Start At Man Utd

But the Premier League champions fought back and Jamie Vardy took advantage of sloppy passing from Marouane Fellaini to make it 1-1 in the 52nd minute. For me, every trophy is very serious. Making the leap to first will be tough, but that's especially true considering that the Premier League was down last season and it should be much better in the upcoming campaign.

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12 feared dead in militant-police encounter in Assam's Kokrajhar

The Prime Minister later tweeted that the Home Ministry is in touch with the Assam Government and is monitoring the situation closely. He blamed the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland, Songbijit, a militant outfit fighting for a separate homeland for the indigenous Bodo tribespeople.

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Phillippines president names government officials connected to illegal drug trade

With his literal interpretation of take-no-prisoners, Duterte is making headlines for his delusional stance on eradicating illegal drugs in the Philippines within six months. More than 4,400 have been arrested, police said. And the president has championed the rise in death toll - up from the 68 suspects killed by police from January 1 through June 15 of this year - as proof of the "success" of his anti-drug campaign, saying in mid-July that "while the campaign against drugs is far from ...

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Sarbananda Sonowal Visits Attack Site In Kokrajhar

The Assam police on Saturday said that involvement of anti-talk faction of NDFB was confirmed but they are yet to identify the slain NDFB militant. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal denounced the attack and said the militants would be dealt with "very sternly".

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Team USA fencer Alexander Massialas wins silver

How to Watch: Fencing begins around 8 a.m. The last time an American male fencer won a medal in this event was 56 years ago when Albert Axelrod took home bronze. Check back here for updates on the medal bouts. Gerek Meinhardt made his Olympic debut at the 2008 Beijing Games. The last time the US won a men's individual fencing medal was when Peter Westbrook won the bronze medal during the 1984 Los Angeles Games.

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Walker's 9th-inning homer lifts Mets over Tigers 3-1

NEW YORK: The Mets have lost seven of Verrett's lat eight starts, are 1-4 in his last five road starts, and are 1-6 in his last seven road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than.600. The Mets were victimized by some bad luck when the Tigers tied it with back-to-back infield singles in the seventh, but after escaping the eighth thanks to a Detroit baserunning blunder, NY retook the lead when Walker went deep off Francisco Rodriguez (1-2).


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