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Hostages say Kayla Mueller brave amid torture

He says, "You won't know, it'll be an anonymous donation but I will". USA officials confirmed previous year Kayla Mueller was killed in captivity. They had no voice. Patricia Chavez, another Doctors Without Borders hostage, added: "They picked her apart". The parents of a young woman killed in captivity a year ago by Islamic State militants tell ABC News that President Obama has failed to make a pledged donation to a foundation they established in her name.

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TTIP talks heading for termination?

Europe's free trade deal with Canada may lead to a confrontation between Austria and fellow European Union members due to similar problems the bloc is now negotiating with the United States , according to Chancellor Christian Kern. "It is USA companies who are thought to be benefiting more as a result of opening some of these markets between the United States and the European Union", he says.

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Trump's immigration speech signals sharp shift

A New Yorker humor writer is certain about who picked up the tab. " Donald Trump goes down to Mexico, has a very perfectly normal diplomatic engagement with the president of Mexico ... "We've got to have a country, folks", he said. Some Hispanic leaders who have been advising Donald Trump say they feel betrayed after his long-awaited immigration speech that definitively ruled out a pathway to legal status for people living in the country illegally.

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Merkel greets Italy quake rescue teams, dog

A magnitude 6.2 quake st. The meeting in the Modena-area town of Maranello, home to Ferrari luxury carmaker and its Formula One racing team, was attended by delegations from the Civil Protection Department, the fire department, and rescue dog Leo, who first detected the child trapped under meters of rubble.

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As refugee children die, Nigeria probes theft of food aid

Giving details of the air assault, Director of Air Force Public Relations, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, said: "The Nigerian Air Force, in a series of well-coordinated air operations conducted on August 29, 2016, successfully attacked a Boko Haram terrorist camp at Tumbun Rego in northern Borno State where some wounded commanders of the notorious sect were believed to be receiving treatment".

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With no 'softening' on immigration, can Trump broaden support?

Then came a simple and clear list of policy promises. Trump said any illegal immigrant arrested "for any crime whatsoever" would be placed in removal proceedings. "Day one, my first hour in office, those people are gone", Trump said. What Trump laid out Wednesday was an approach to undocumented immigrants that falls within current law, but with broader and more aggressive enforcement.

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Top Jeb Bush donor announces he's voting for Hillary Clinton

When third party candidates are added, Clinton still leads by seven points, 42-35, with Libertarian Gary Johnson polling at 9 percent and Green Party's Jill Stein at 4 percent. Out of the entire United States, just 41 percent of voters have a favorable view of Clinton. Trump is viewed unfavorably by 59 percent of likely voters and Clinton by 51 percent.

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Trump campaigns throughout Ohio Thursday

The public remains divided over the 2010 health overhaul, with 42 percent holding an unfavorable view, and 40 percent favoring it. That's the takeaway from Trump's Wednesday night immigration speech in Arizona - a red-meat-filled barnburner that likely did nothing to attract desperately needed new voters to his campaign, and looked more like the abrasive Trump from primary season rather than the new, more disciplined nominee that had emerged over the past few weeks.

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Cowboys might place Romo on IR

According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram , the team is now leaning toward the latter portion of that time frame, and it now looks as if Romo will be placed on injured reserve/designated for return so the Cowboys can replace him on the 53-man roster for the time being.

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Louisiana floods: Obama tours devastated Baton Rouge

I didn't dismiss his visit as a photo op. "I am asking every American to do what you can to help get families and local businesses back on their feet", Mr Obama said, directing people to the website volunteerlouisiana.gov and relief groups.

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Murray, Serena ride strong serves into US Open

On Thursday he'll face the different conditions of an afternoon match - with predicted scattered showers making it possible the new roof on the Arthur Ashe stadium court could be called into action, after being closed for the first time during light rain on Wednesday night.

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Turkish air strikes kill 15 more civilians in Syria - Observatory

Yesterday, clashes erupted for the first time between Turkish forces backed by tanks, and pro-Kurdish fighters in the town of Al-Amarneh, also south of Jarabulus. Turkish authorities blamed Kurdish militia for the death. A spokesman for the Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said the offensive will continue with the aim of clearing IS and Kurdish forces from northeastern Aleppo.

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Trump to clear up his stance

Indeed, Trump's statements on illegal immigration have run the gamut. Those here illegally have "one route and one route only: To return home and apply for reentry like anybody else". "And that's why we're going to keep focusing enforcement resources on actual threats to our security..." Would people in the country illegally need to register? They saw Trump's proposal for what it was _ a cartoonish pipe dream.

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Barack Obama's Syrian Refugees: Mission Accomplished

Ambassador Alice Wells met on Sunday with three refugee families ahead of their departure to San Diego, California, and Charlottesville, Virginia. "Refugees are the most thoroughly screened category of traveler to the United States", she said, according to the AP.

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Labour contender Owen Smith would not oppose second independence referendum

Mr Corbyn will commit Labour to undertaking a regular gender audit of party policies to ensure it is always working towards an equal society. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to crush Owen Smith in the party leadership contest, even though a bulk of those voting for him say he is unelectable as a prime minister and not competent as a leader, according to the latest poll.

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Ryan Lochte, Laurie Hernandez among new 'Dancing with the Stars' contestants

Some seek redemption. On Dancing with the Stars , audiences watch you try and try again. The show is gearing up for its 23rd season, and features Olympians Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez , model Amber Rose, and a former The Brady Bunch actress Maureen McCormick , who played Marsha Brady.

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Syrian activists: airstrikes in Hama province kill 25 people

The Observatory said the 17 people had been killed in air strikes targeting a road between the town of al-Latamenah and Idlib province, an area of northwestern Syria that is mostly under insurgent control. At a press conference in Geneva, Staffan de Mistura warns that "after Daraya, we may have other Darayas". Syria's United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura censured the Syrian government's "strategy" of forcing inhabitants of Daraya - a rebel-held town near Damascus that endured a four-year ...

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Deadly Protests Shake Gabon After Allegations Of Election Fraud

The closed door meeting was called by permanent Security Council member France, French Ambassador Francois Delattre, during which members will hear a situation report by the United Nations envoy for central Africa, Abdoulaye Bathily. He explained that an global, impartial observer should monitor the recount. Bongo was said to have won 95.5% of the votes in that province, with a turnout of 99.9%.

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Pentagon casts doubts on Russian claim of killing IS leader al-Adnani

So important is this event in Islamic State propaganda, of which Adnani was the chief, that Dabiq was the name chosen for its online magazine that sought to inspire new recruits to its militant cause and instruct them in the ways of global jihad.

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Chinese embassy blast kills one

Hua said China strongly condemned the terrorist attack and said terrorism was "a public enemy of the worldwide community", as well as the most serious threat in the region. The authorities regularly announce that they have foiled attacks planned by the Islamic State in the country. Raffaello Pantucci, the director of global security studies at the Royal United Services Institute, said Kyrgyzstan had a large Uighur community and that Uighur militants were the "obvious candidates" for the ...

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Brazil's Rousseff voted out, Michel Temer sworn in as new President

A stalwart of the center-right PMDB party, Temer has vowed to steer Brazil away from 13 years of Workers' Party rule in hopes that a more market-friendly track will resolve the country's worst recession in decades. Ms Rousseff proclaimed her innocence up to the end, saying that previous presidents used similar accounting techniques. But Brazilians have already gotten a taste of Temer's leadership, and they are clearly unimpressed.

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John Kerry calls on PM Narendra Modi

Kerry spoke about upholding common democratic values even as Joint Statement after the conclusion of the second Strategic and Commercial Dialogue (S&CD) emphasised the role of democratic values by saying the "strategic partnership between the United States and India is rooted in shared values of freedom, democracy, universal human rights, tolerance and pluralism, equal opportunities for all citizens and rule of law".

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Pressure mounts on Turkey over its clashes with Kurds in Syria

Turkey's Mevlut Cavusoglu called Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday to update him on the progress of 'Euphrates Shield, ' Turkey's incursion into Syria, which is aimed at helping Syrian rebels drive back IS as well as US -backed Kurdish forces. The officials said Wednesday that Turkish artillery had also fired 107 rounds at 25 "terrorist" targets in the IS-held villages of Zaghrah and Kuliyeh since Tuesday.

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Donald Trump Closes Gap In Poll With Clinton

Trump trails Clinton by 4.6% in the Real Clear Politics polling average, proving that he has made up a substantial chunk of ground over the course of August. The Monmouth poll did not survey registered voters. "It could lose her votes on the left from folks who are exhausted of us blundering into any more wars", he said.

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Matt Lauer to Moderate Commander-in-Chief Forum

Trump and Clinton will not share the stage at the same time, but will appear back-to-back and take questions from an audience composed of veterans and active service members. It's worth noting that Lauer is listed as a " notable past member " on the Clinton Global Initiative's website - along with Anderson Cooper and Katie Couric.

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Turkey denies truce with Kurdish-backed militia in Syria

After recapturing the town, Turkish troops began shelling US-backed Kurdish forces located south of the town. "The foreign ministers discussed recent events in Syria", said the message. A spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that Turkey would continue striking Kurdish militia until they withdraw from the region where Turkish forces are fighting.

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Donald Trump's New Campaign Hat: 'Make Mexico Great Again Also'

Remember, under a Trump administration, it's called America first. Following his trip to Mexico earlier that day, Donald Trump doubled down on tough talk in his Phoenix, Arizona immigration speech late Wednesday. In what was otherwise a positively received visit - drawing praise even from some Trump critics such as Bill Kristol and former Hillary Clinton spokesman Howard Wolfson - it stuck out like a sore thumb.

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Kerry, Lavrov meet to finalise details of Syria cooperation deal

After meeting off-and-on with Lavrov for almost 10 hours in Geneva yesterday, Kerry said the " vast majority " of technical discussions on steps to reinstate a ceasefire and improve humanitarian access have been completed. The U.N. envoy, Staffan de Mistura, briefly sat in Friday with Kerry and Lavrov. Kerry said neither Washington or Moscow is deceived by the name change.

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Florida facing 'life-threatening' conditions as Hurricane Hermine approaches

Much of the coastal southeastern United States could see heavy rain in the coming days. A hurricane warning was in effect for northern Florida and authorities predicted life-threatening surges and flooding rains. The governor also issued an executive order that waives certain truck restrictions on weight and hours of service in order to facilitate quicker storm response.

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Trump retreats from vow to deport all living in USA illegally

The Mexican President has tweeted that he told Trump that his country would not pay for a wall. The issue of the wall's cost had taken over the news and Twitter feeds earlier in the evening. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson issued an unusually long and biting statement early Thursday reacting to Donald Trump's immigration theatrics a day earlier.

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Trump retreats on deportations but still wants to build his wall

Trump's "America First" positions are aimed at rallying mainly middle-class white people who feel they have lost jobs to illegal immigrants or to the outsourcing of jobs overseas. But relations turned sour shortly after the meeting, which Mr Trump had called "excellent", as Mr Pena Nieto contradicted the Republican's claim that they had not discussed policy details in their private meeting, saying that he had flatly told Mr Trump that Mexico "would not pay for the wall".

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Hundreds detained, 3 dead in Gabon election protests

State Department was in contact with the government of Gabon in the wake of the elections and said the results are "provisional" because they have not yet been certified. Any appeal by Ping would likely focus on disputed results in Haut-Ogooue province, the heartland of Bongo's Teke ethnic group. "This will help give the people of Gabon , as well as the worldwide community, confidence the announced vote tallies are accurate", the statement from Assistant Secretary John Kirby continued.

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Florida state offices closed as storm nears

The governors of Georgia and North Carolina declared states of emergency. There is also an isolated tornado risk across the Midlands area, especially close to Hermine's path. In North Carolina, Gov. A hurricane warning is in effect for the Big Bend area of Florida's Gulf Coast. The Tallahassee Democrat (http://on.tdo.com/2c2jFxe) reports emergency management officials in Franklin County have issued a mandatory evacuation notice for people living on St.

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Labour mp backs jk rowling in twitter storm over jeremy corbyn's leadership

Mr Betts dismissed claims the suggestion was a bid to "hobble" Mr Corbyn's leadership and told BBC's Newsnight that it will help to unify the party. It found that 52% of full members intend to back Mr Corbyn compared with 40% for Mr Smith.

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Situation in Kashmir improving; curfew lifted from Pulwama

Even as curfew in the Valley enters the 55th day, the resultant death toll has climbed to 71, including two cops, while over 10,000 other have been injured. "Restrictions preventing assembly of five or more persons under section 144 CrPc will remain in force", a police official said here. The protesters resorted to stone-pelting on security forces after they fired tear smoke shells.


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