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Marco Rubio wins US Republican primary in Florida

Grayson, 58, made headlines for describing the GOP health plan as "don't get sick, and if you do get sick, die quickly". "In the Senate, I will fight for you every single day", Murphy said. The people who packed Rubio's primary election night party at the Embassy Suites in Kissimmee say they are happy to see him back in a race. But Beruff never gained traction.

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Islamic State's top spokesman killed in Syria, Amaq says

In response, the Pentagon said it was still assessing whether al-Adnani was killed in the airstrike, but added there was no evidence to back up the Russian claim. ISIS has not revealed his cause of death and said it was "determined to seek revenge" for the killing. While al-Adnani's death is a setback for IS, considering his senior position and involvement in the propaganda efforts of the jihadist group, people should remain realistic about the impact it will ultimately have, Ammar Waqqaf, ...

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Donald Trump Loses Support From Some Latino Backers After Arizona Speech

They were either unaware of his whirlwind tour or found that his uncharacteristically diplomatic demeanor during a visit with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City was overshadowed by his return to his usual fiery rhetoric when back on US soil a few hours later.

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Zika Virus Found in Mosquitoes for the First Time in Continental US

AKM Shamsuzzaman, director (communicable diseases) at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said they have conducted a survey to detect Zika in February this year and found none infected. The jump in Guillain-Barre cases followed peaks in Zika infection, the analysis found. Later, health authorities reported neurological disorders in newborns associated with infection.

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Will Trump 'tweak' on deportation blow over quickly, as ally thinks?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands as he arrives to a campaign rally at Xfinity Arena of Everett, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Everett, Wash. On his podcast, Dickerson nailed it: "We should have learned with Donald Trump ". Later, there is talk from a Trump adviser of a "virtual wall" instead of bricks and mortar, a claim the campaign later disavows.

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Donald Trump to Address African Americans in Detroit on Saturday

Until Obama's historic run, blacks hadn't matched their population strength at the polls , usually casting 10 or 11 percent of presidential ballots. Trump has made headlines in the last few months for having extremely low support among black voters ― as low as 0 percent in some swing states, according to a few polls.

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Russia's Putin meets Japanese PM to discuss peace deal

Japan has been eyeing closer ties with Russian Federation to counter China's growing clout, as well as its interest in Russia's natural resources. Russian Federation is seeking warmer relations with Japan to woo investment as progress on deepening business ties with China has stalled.

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Yemen: Death toll in ISIL's Aden bombing rises to 70

The United Nations has significantly revised the estimated death toll from Yemen's 18-month civil war to up to 10,000 people - a huge increase on the previous estimate of more than 6,000. Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a house in the northern Yemeni city of Saada in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least 16 civilians, Yemen's rebel-controlled state news agency reported.

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Rubio, McCain, Wasserman Schultz Win State Primaries

Senator Marco Rubio, the former Republican presidential candidate, has won the party's Senate primary in Florida. Grayson said he wouldn't vote for Murphy, who beat him going away in the Florida Democratic primary. Rep. Corrine Brown lost a primary as she faces felony fraud charges. Kelli Ward, who lagged in the polls but had mounted an aggressive primary challenge.

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Benghazi-related emails raise a question for Trump team

Those emails were turned over to the State Department in the wake of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, which resulted in no charges against Mrs. "Using broad search terms, we have identified approximately 30 documents potentially responsive to a Benghazi-related request", spokesman John Kirby said in a statement to CNN.

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Minister: Iraq Willing To Play Active Role In Propping Up Oil Prices

Focus on surging Middle East production and the strengthening dollar also offset data from energy monitoring service Genscape showing a drawdown of 287,444 barrels at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery point for U.S. Meanwhile, analysts report that US crude stockpiles rose 1.3 million barrels last week for the second straight week, corresponding with the winding down of the peak summer driving period; storage data for the week ended August 26 is forthcoming from the Energy Information ...

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Donald Trump blasts Clinton over 30 emails that could be Benghazi-related

If Clinton did not consider emails about something as important as Benghazi to be work-related, one has to wonder what is contained in the other emails she attempted to wipe from her server. "Government lawyers told U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta Tuesday that an undetermined number of the emails among the 30 were not included in the 55,000 pages previously provided by Clinton".

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Bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens at Pakistan court

The injured were rushed to area hospitals. Emergency has been declared in all the hospitals of the district. Last month, the same group had claimed responsibility for killing over 70 people, a lot of them lawyers in a suicide attack at a hospital in southwestern Quetta city.

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Hillary Clinton raised record $143 million in August

This includes $68 million for the official Clinton campaign committee and $84 million parked in the two joint fundraising committees. The total, to be shared with other Democratic groups, breaks a record set in 2008, when the Obama campaign raised a comparatively meager $66 million.

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Stanford rape case judge removes himself from other sex crime matter

On Monday, he said his impartiality could be questioned. "The University is especially concerned about the misuse of distilled alcohol products ("hard alcohol"), and the dangers that arise from that misuse". He got up because he needed to throw up. As The Atlantic reports , Stanford's Office of Alcohol Policy and Education is framing this is as a "harm reduction strategy", even though it sounds like a virtually unenforceable one.

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Led coalition avoids condemning PYD attack on Turkish army

The YPG, however, has said its fighters have withdrawn from the targeted area. Also on Sunday, Twitter accounts belonging to Turkish-backed Syrian rebel groups claimed to have " liberated " a village called Amarnah, near Jarablus, from the USA -backed SDF.

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Turkey's president says Kurds have not withdrawn as US says

Turkey's foreign minister has spoken with his Russian counterpart about Ankara's ongoing operations against the Islamic State group 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 USA -backed Kurdish forces.

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Jeremy Corbyn pledges to introduce 'bill of rights' for internet users

Corbyn said that under his leadership, Labour would utilise technology to "mobilise the most visible general election campaign ever". Meanwhile, 48 per cent of respondents said they were in favour of forcing all sitting MPs to face constituency ballots before being allowed to stand again.

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NHS junior doctors to stage five consecutive days of strikes in September

The strikes will take place between the hours of 8am and 5pm for five days between Monday September 12 and Friday September 16, the BMA said . The BMA's announcement marks a new low point in the bitter dispute between government and junior doctors over a new contract that the government claims is essential to deliver more comprehensive health services at evenings and weekends - the so-called "seven-day" service.

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Berlin plans concession on Bundestag's Armenia 'genocide' resolution

Germany's government has plans to distance itself from a resolution recognizing the events in 1915 in Ottoman Turkey as genocide . Ankara responded with a threat of retaliatory measures and denied German MPs access to Incirlik Airbase, used by Germany for the US-led campaign against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

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China delays new canola rules in late reprieve for Canada

This is the first time for Trudeau to visit China after he became prime minister last November, and the visit comes 43 years after his father Pierre Trudeau became the first Canadian prime minister to visit China in 1973. "This year marks 45 years of diplomatic relations between Canada and China", Trudeau said as he stood beside Li in the Great Hall of the People, which overlooks Tiananmen Square.

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Duterte still against Steve Harvey hosting Miss Universe 2016

Speaking to reporters in Malacañang on Thursday, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said President Rodrigo Duterte is not in favor of Steve Harvey hosting the global beauty competition. Harvey hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons previous year when he announced Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach as the first runner-up in the competition.

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Moussa Sissoko reveals Hugo Lloris helped him pick Tottenham Hotspur

There are discussions to be had and I just hope to find the best club for me, where I can develop myself as much as possible. Again, like mentioned above, a part of Sissoko's motivation is to play in the Champions League . The former Newcastle player shocked everybody with his performance and won a place in the French starting eleven taking over N'Golo Kanté, who had to watch the games on the bench.

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On 'Military Night: Kaepernick plans to sit out national anthem again

Boyer said the two had a good talk before the game and he stood next to the kneeling Kaepernick on the sideline during the anthem. He's battling with Blaine Gabbert for the 49ers' starting quarterback job. Kaepernick also was caught by photographers sarcastically saluting a teammate on the bench before the anthem Thursday night. "That is not the way to do it".

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USA delegation's Gulen extradition talks end in Ankara

A senior USA official said on Wednesday that Turkey had submitted four extradition requests for Gulen but offered no evidence tying him to last month's failed coup. He blamed the coup primarily on Fethullah Gulen, a cleric who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania and who has inspired a large civil society and educational movement in Turkey.

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First commercial flight from USA to Cuba in more than 50 years

Improved air travel resulted from U.S. President Barack Obama's opening toward Cuba. However, the Communist-led island is still subject to a US economic embargo that prohibits most other commerce. Relations between the USA and Cuba had been frozen since the 1960s when the United States placed an embargo on the communist nation. The flights will provide service to Havana from Atlanta, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York City, Orlando, and Tampa.

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South Sudan's former vice president flees the country

This comes as South Sudan's sacked Vice-President Riek Machar left the country Thursday morning, weeks after his forces were involved in deadly clashes with government troops. Mr Machar had been "safely evacuated to a safe country in the region" after a "botched attempt to assassinate" him, a statement from the SPLA-IO said.

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Ghost goal haunts Japan in shock football defeat to UAE

But the UAE , who knocked Japan out of the 2015 Asian Cup quarterfinals on penalties, were back on level terms eight minutes later after Ahmed Khalil's free kick slipped by Japanese goalkeeper Shusaku Nishikawa. South Korea held on to beat China . Massimo Luongo and Tomi Juric were both on target as Australia overcame a dogged Iraq outfit to win 2-0 in their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Perth earlier today.

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China, Pakistan looking LEMOA Pact between US, India

Damning the deal as a fundamental departure from India's time-tested policy of "strategic military neutrality", party spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala expressed serious concern over attempts to jeopardise India's national, geo global and strategic interests.

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Crowds flood Caracas as Venezuelan opposition vows to keep pressure on Maduro

With thousands of protesters arriving from the Amazon jungle to the western Andes, the opposition coalition was hoping for 1 million people at rallies across the capital to show anger at Maduro and Venezuela's deep economic crisis. The government, clearly nervous, arrested several prominent opposition activists in the days leading up to the protest and barred at least six foreign journalists from entering the country, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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Venezuelan oppositions vows to keep up pressure on Maduro

Inflation is rampant , lootings and riots are common , and blackouts are frequent , as John Otis has been reporting for NPR for months. All this, in the country with the world's largest oil reserves. In power since Hugo Chavez's presidency from 1999, Maduro's party has hit a low ebb as falling oil prices and a failing state-led economy have left the OPEC nation in turmoil.

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Jeremy Corbyn gets angry with reporters covering traingate row

Corbyn, who had claimed a Virgin Trains service was so overcrowded that he had to sit on the floor, was later seen in CCTV footage released by the train company to have walked past several rows of unreserved and unoccupied seats. He said in the London-based daily that if Corbyn remained party leader, Labour would be unlikely to win the next general election. His shifting stance was brought about by Mr Branson releasing CCTV of the 11am Virgin East Coast train, appearing to show the ...

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United States evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan

A Pennsylvania woman held by the Taliban since 2012 appeared in a new video posted online today, looking dazed but healthy with her Canadian husband and saying their captors will kill the couple if the Afghanistan government doesn't stop executing militant prisoners.

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Owen Smith 'would not oppose' Scottish independence vote

Corbyn's "Digital Democracy" speech also comes a week after a United Nations report announced that disconnecting people from the Internet is a human rights violation and against global law. Delivering a speech in London's East End tech capital, he will promise to "democratise the internet" and use it to create "the most visible general election campaign ever".

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Suspects will be questioned for murder of Fresno woman

This photo combination provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows Joshua Robertson and Brittany Humphrey, who authorities are seeking in connection with the ki. Joshua Robertson and Brittany Humphrey are believed to be driving the victim's green 1999 Ford Expedition, and may bear CA license plate #7BEK024, or paper plates.


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