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Death Toll, Injuries Reported After Davao City Explosion

Ernesto Abella, spokesman for Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, announced the death toll late Friday night. "The explosion happened at around 10:20 PM tonight", reports Atenews , the student news agency at Ateneo de Davao University, which is across the street from the blast's location on Roxas Street.

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Philippine blast kills 12, hurts 24 in president's hometown

Presidential spokesman Martin Andanar mentioned the possible involvement of the Islamist militant Abu Sayyaf group or drug lords, according to CNN affiliate ABS-CBN. Abu Sayyaf spokesman Abu Sabaya, right foreground, with militants in Basilan, the Philippines. A police official said at least 30 people had been hospitalised.

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Transparency, Accountability, Needed On Saudi Air Strikes In Yemen

The UN brokered three months of peace talks in Kuwait but they were suspended earlier this month when the government reacted angrily to the rebels' appointment of a new ruling council in Sanaa. Speaking through a translator in the first public comments on recent surgery in the United States, he complained about his back. United Nations -sponsored talks to end the 18-months of infighting collapsed earlier this month, when the Iran-allied Houthi began fighting again with the supporters of ...

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Clinton Accuses Putin Of Endorsing 'Foreign Interference' In US Election

With only a few months left of the Obama administration, the window is closing for a deal that can be implemented, according to a Russian official who declined to be named because of the sensitivity of the matter. He called the accusations against Russian Federation by USA officials and politicians an attempt to "distract the public's attention". The Kyodo news agency reported that Abe and Putin would discuss the potential return to Japan of two islands.

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Trudeau to China: 'do more' on human rights

The prime minister also met with a group of women entrepreneurs. It is penny-wise and pound-foolish to spoil China-Canada ties with these domestic concerns in Canada. He said both countries agreed to expand trade and investments in energy, clean technology and agriculture as well as improve people-to-people ties such as tourism and cultural exchanges.

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China and Canada consider free trade zone

An Internet livestream of the hour-long conversation attracted more than 9.3 million views. Trudeau also says he will raise human rights, an issue of great sensitivity in Beijing. The prime minister did not say what China has told him about Garratt's case. Trudeau's schedule includes meetings with the China Entrepreneur Club, Canada China Business Council, the Chinese firm Fosun, known for its investment in Cirque de Soleil, women entrepreneurs in China and Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce ...

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Modi arrives in vietnam

The stilt house was the residence of Ho Chi Minh from 1958 until his death in 1969 and is located inside the majestic Presidential Palace in Hanoi . "Let me also congratulate the people of Vietnam on their national day that you celebrated yesterday", he said.

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Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried

The government confirmed his death Friday, six days after he was taken to hospital with a suspected brain haemorrhage. He was nearly penultimate representative of galaxy of Soviet party and economic leader throughout the post-Soviet space, continuing the Soviet administration school.

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Scientists Found The Exact Mosquitoes Spreading Zika In Florida

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement that 34 out of the 38 new cases are linked to the Aljunied Crescent/Sims Drive/Kallang Way/Paya Lebar Way cluster. "We also urge all Singaporeans to take the appropriate precautions to prevent mosquito breeding as vector control is critical in preventing transmission and reducing the risk of the virus from taking root in Singapore", the ministry added.

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Portrait of Mother Teresa Unveiled in DC

Ora is best known for her work as a musician and has also appeared as a judge on TV talent programmes The Voice UK and The X Factor. Calling her the patron saint of "those who can not have a child" and of "frequent flyers", Fr Kolodiejchuk said that in this year of mercy, the message of Mother Teresa is that "Calcutta is everywhere, there is interior poverty, the Calcutta of the heart".

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Turkish tanks roll into Syria, opening new line of attack

A rebel commander said they would aim to push east from al-Rai, in the direction of Jarablus, which would put pressure on Islamic State from both east and west of a stretch of territory it controls along the border between the towns. Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk. Syrian rebels have since been seizing villages along the Turkish border near Jarablus and the western Cobanbey district from IS, Anadolu reported.

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North Korea executes officials by anti-aircraft gun in new purge

The regime 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. Executions are widely considered a political tool for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to consolidate his hold on power. The slouching vice premier was interrogated and found to be an "anti-revolutionary agitator" before his execution in July.

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Modi's Vietnam-China Trip: 1 Week, 3 Summits Including G-20

The Indian stance is that China should follow the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and has continuously advocated that there should be freedom of navigation in worldwide waters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he was not anxious about how history would judge him because he loves living in the present and was just one among India's 1.25 billion people.

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Pre-Russia trip, Park defends USA antimissile deployment

In a conference call organized by the North Korean affairs website 38 North, former US State Department North Korea analyst Joel Wit said, "In light of North Korea's practices, it's not impossible for it to declare the SLBM in position and operating [even if it is not complete]".

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Putin Denies Hacking DNC

It shows that there was favouritism amongst party leaders when it came to U.S. Presidential candidates, particularly favouritism towards Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. "We are carefully studying the proposals that you put forward during your visit to Sochi", Putin said . The U.S. election contest has been hard fought and frequently dominated by both candidates' attitudes toward Russian Federation.

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Read The FBI's Notes On Hillary Clinton's Interview Regarding Her Emails

The documents also provide a rare peek into a sensitive and high level investigation into a political candidate. She said several dozen times that she couldn't recall details of her email arrangement or specific emails that were found to have contained classified information.

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Uzbek president in intensive care after brain hemorrhage - daughter

Uzbek President Islam Karimov's younger daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyayeva said the day before that Karimov was in intensive care following a brain hemorrhage suffered on Saturday. While conflicting rumours of Karimov's condition buzz through the Central Asian nation, one thing is sure - the strategic country is facing a moment of uncertainty unparallelled in its post-Soviet history.

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China ratifies Paris climate deal ahead of G-20 summit

China had said in April that it would ratify the Paris Agreement, negotiated by representatives of 195 nations in Paris previous year, before its hosting of the G20. Together, the two countries emit about 40 percent of the world's carbon dioxide. Many more countries must formally join the agreement for it to take effect.

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GCSE results: St Leonards Academy celebrates 'record-breaking' year

Other subject highlights include pass rates above 70% A*-C in business, engineering and drama with music achieving a 100% pass rate at A*-C. Lily-Pegg Burge, Nick Moodey and Amy Bradd also achieved a raft of A* and A grades. "Even though we are delighted with the progress the school is making, we are equally excited about the potential of our current students and are all working tirelessly to ensure that the school keeps pushing the boundaries of what is possible".

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Rosberg leads Hamilton in first Monza practice

The reigning world champion clocked a 1m22.801s on the super-soft tyres to finish 0.193 seconds clear of Rosberg. Should Hamilton carry his decisive form into tomorrow's race, Rosberg will head to Singapore with a deficit of at least 16 points.

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OPEC output rises to record before talks with Russia on freeze

Join us on September 12 as our panel of the world's top financial experts provide trusted information on the investment risks and opportunities that arise with the upcoming presidential election in November. OPEC members and other top producers will hold informal talks on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum in Algeria later this month. During his interview with Bloomberg , Putin said it was unfair to expect Iran put a ceiling on their output just as they were emerging from ...

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Clinton tells Federal Bureau of Investigation she could not recall all briefings on preserving documents

Comey in July took the unprecedented step of announcing in a press conference the FBI's conclusion that there was not enough evidence to merit a criminal prosecution, before handing over his findings to the Justice Department. Embarrassing revelations include a passage in the report in which the 68-year-old Clinton told investigators she was unaware that confidential material was marked with a "C".

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Rutherglen CLP back Owen Smith in Labour leadership contest

Tough new laws are needed to protect people's online privacy, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted. Thousands of Labour members have also been excluded from the party by officials for reasons including having previously expressed approval of other parties on Twitter.

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Jeremy Corbyn pledges £30bn investment package for England's South East

U.K. Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for companies to discourage employees from having after-work drinks because the culture discriminates against mothers. Although Mr Corbyn looks to be ahead in the leadership contest, the party in Kent has had mixed fortunes in recent council by-elections. "This is my motion, I have put the motion down".

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Zimbabwean Police Fire Warning Shots, Use Tear Gas As Protests Intensify

Zimbabwean police on Friday used tear gas and water cannon to break up a protest against President Robert Mugabe that was authorized by court order, triggering violent clashes throughout the capital, Harare . "We view this as victory for democracy", opposition spokesman Douglas Mwonzora said after the court ruling. "The Embassy of Canada reiterates its call on all stakeholders to respect the Constitution of Zimbabwe, in particular, the freedom to peacefully demonstrate, the right to ...

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Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after overseas absence, health fears

Mudzingwa, said citizens were exhausted of abject poverty which he blamed on the ruling Zanu-PF leaders, whom he accused of corruption. "Once I get back to my country I am real", Mugabe added tongue-in-cheek in English, referring to speculation on some online news websites that he had succumbed to illness.

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Alicia Keys proud of her natural looks

But just because Keys is now forgoing a full face of makeup doesn't mean she's swearing off cosmetics forever. The 35-year-old singer stopped by the Today show on Friday, when she was asked about her decision to stop wearing makeup in the public eye.

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Cartoon with quake victims under lasagna angers Italians

The quake in the central Apennines Mountain region claimed almost 300 lives, injured hundreds of people and left thousands of residents homeless when several towns and hamlets were devastated. But the magazine's unflinchingly provocative approach has subsequently led many who once rallied around it in the name of freedom of speech to disavow the publication.

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French presidential contenders take aim at Burkini ban

Around 30 coastal resorts have recently banned women from wearing the full-body swimwear on their beaches, although France's highest administrative court (Le Conseil d'Etat or State Council) on Friday overturned the measure in one town - a ruling that is likely to set a legal precedent that will affect the other bans.

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Samsung announces swap for Galaxy Note 7 with Galaxy S7 variants

Post-explosion photos, highlighting burnt and crisp devices, have since popped up on social media sites. The phone had melted. Samsung went ahead with the release of the Galaxy Note 7 in China on September 1 because batteries in phones sold there came from a nonfaulty supplier, Mr.

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Obama arrives in Hangzhou for G-20 summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Saturday to deepen counter-terror cooperation, as the two set aside previous disagreements over China's treatment of a Turkic-speaking Muslim minority. The nations that have joined must also produce at least 55 percent of global emissions. But Obama fought to ensure that the agreement, reached in December in Paris, is not a treaty and does not require the approval of two-thirds of the Senate, as treaties do.

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Highlights of FBI notes on Clinton email investigation

The report indicates the FBI investigation found 13 total mobile devices associated with her two known phone numbers that were potentially used to send emails using her clintonemail.com email addresses. She directed her aides to create her private e-mail account but said she had no knowledge of why a private server was installed in the basement of her NY home or how it was secured.

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UN 'ready': Russia backs 3-point aid plan for Syria's Aleppo

While Kerry said this week that technical teams from both sides were close to the end of their discussions, USA officials indicated it was too early to say whether an agreement was likely. "Our focus, at least when we talk about humanitarian access, should be the people, not political posturing by one side or the other, but the people, that is what is guiding us and what will help, of course, anything that happens regarding also the political process", he said.

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Fresh emails show nexus between Clinton Foundation, state dept

Jeffrey Feltman to connect him to Chagoury. Chagoury, according to a ThisDay and agency report , is a close friend of the former U.S. president and a top donor to the Clinton Foundation. During her time serving the State Department, Mills took a trip to New York City to interview individuals hoping to land a spot as the Clinton Foundation's top executive.

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Excitement builds amid final preparations for Mother Teresa canonisation

Both now work at a rehabilitation centre that is part of the home. They carried in procession a reliquary of Mother Teresa's blood from the prison chapel. "We don't have to prove that saints were ideal, because no one is flawless", he said. "By me meeting her". " Mother Teresa did that on an industrial basis".


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