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N. Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China

The United States and Japan lodged a protest against Monday's test-firing and requested a meeting of the UN Security Council in NY. The missiles were fired from a region south of the capital Pyongyang just after noon (0300 GMT) and flew about 1,000 km (600 miles), hitting Japan's air defence identification zone, South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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Bradford in fold; Vikings not declaring starter for opener

The Vikings defense closed the preseason at 20 in yards allowed per game, 11 in yards allowed per play, 25 in rushing yards allowed per game and 14 in passing yards allowed per game. So I was down there today, and I tied it for him. I'm sure it's a very small percentage. Shurmur was Bradford's offensive coordinator last season with Philadelphia and in his rookie year with St.

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Dozens killed in explosions targeting government-held Syrian cities

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov would "keep working at it over the next several days". Militants from the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) claimed responsibility for the series of blasts which went off at nearly the same time across Syria on Monday.

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Worldwide break timely for Hull recruitment - Phelan

However the 18-year-old converted in the second minute of time added on to save the day and earn the Reds another crucial three points. "So I think it's very good for him to be on the pitch for 90 minutes for the U21 squad". "To have the fans celebrating with us made it even more special". It's meant to be a tough test ahead of the first qualifying game against Liechtenstein in León, where I'm sure our fans will give us a warm welcome.

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Rita Ora performs in Rome as Mother Teresa is made a saint

Applause erupted in Saint Peter's Square in Rome Sunday morning as Pope Francis finished pronouncing the rite of canonization for Mother Teresa - elevating her to sainthood. The newly sainted Teresa has a strong presence in Baltimore. She also questioned how Mother Teresa could take money from the world's most obnoxious dictators.

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Atlantans honor Mother Teresa's elevation ot sainthood

Archbishop Lori will hold another celebration Mass for Saint Mother Teresa September 10 for the Missionaries of Charity at the Catholic Church in East Baltimore. "If he does not know any other way and if he has no doubt so that he does not need to search, then this is his way to salvation", she stated. "She made her voice heard before the powers of the world, so that they might recognize their guilt for the crimes of poverty they themselves created".

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Phil Hogan: Apple tax ruling 'not about sympathy, it's about facts'

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the Commission's demand that computer giant Apple pay €13bn in back taxes to the Irish government. Juncker said that the EU Commission investigations on taxation have mainly targeted Euroopean companies. No one did anything wrong here and we need to stand together.

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Rajnath fumes at Hurriyat for not meeting delegation

Rajnath said that the Parliament was "the largest panchayat of India" and it was "extremely serious" about the situation in Kashmir. "There are no two opinions that Jammu and Kashmir was, is and will remain an integral part of India". Immediately after the press conference, the delegation left for Jammu in a chartered flight for a brief interaction with the people there. He disagreed, saying it can not be described as a failure.

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Rescue operation underway after at least seven people die in Mediterranean

In total, MOAS rescued 354 who are now being attended to by the Italian Red Cross, the statement said. "These boats are built to only take 100 people". The boat was conducting rescue operations, looking for migrants attempting to flee across the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. Following the closure of the Greece border past year, the Libya-Italy route is being used by migrants to reach Europe.

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Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument

Putin made his comments during a news conference at the close of the G20 summit in China where he held talks with U.S. President Barack Obama. It is being alleged that the US President wasn't given the red carpet treatment as the communist nation was irked with Obama's recent warning that China would have to face "consequences" over defiance of an global ruling on China's claim in the South China Sea.

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ANC members expected to #OccupyLuthuliHouse

Thousands of people who were expected to march to African National Congress headquarters to demand that President Jacob Zuma and the party's national executive committee step down were advised by the organisers to stay home on Monday due to safety concerns.

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North Korea Fires Off More Missiles As World Leaders Meet In China

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles on Monday, believed to have flown about 1,000 kilometers and fallen in Japan's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan, during the two-day Group of 20 summit in China. Pyongyang's missile launches also come ahead of North Korea's celebration on Friday commemorating the founding of the country on September 9, 1948.

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Germany's anti-migrant party beats Merkel in her stronghold

Merkel has stuck to her insistence that “we will manage” the refugee crisis, and has also said that “sometimes you have to endure such controversies.”. "Her district in parliament is there, she campaigned there, and refugees are her issue". They have ruled the state in a coalition with Merkel's CDU for the past decade.

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Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

A sit-down between Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also laid bare the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies' diverging interests in Syria, with Erdogan pointedly challenging Obama on USA support for Kurds fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.

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After Hurriyat snub Rajnath slams separatists, says their behaviour not Kashmiriyat

Home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday lashed out at Kashmiri separatists for refusing to meet members of an all-party delegation visiting the Kashmir Valley, saying their behaviour proved that they did not believe in "Kashmiriyat" (Kashmiri values), "Insaniyat (humanity)" or "Jamooriyat" (democracy).

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Hurricane watch lifted as Lester passes by Maui County Saturday

Julie Harrison said she was a little nervous the hurricanes would ruin her trip to the Big Island but she made a decision to come regardless. But the campgrounds and coastal lava viewing remain closed as Lester approaches. Lester is expected to slowly weaken and remain a hurricane as it blows by the state. The latest forecast anticipates that Kauai County could feel effects of the storm - such as rain , high surf , and strong winds - as early as Saturday evening into Sunday morning, but ...

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Multiple blasts rock government-held Syria cities, causing casualties

IS had earlier claimed another attack targeting Kurdish forces in the northeastern city of Hasakeh, and said another bombing targeted Kurdish forces in the nearby city of Qamishli. The facilities have been used during Moscow's Syria campaign too - they enable provision of military supplies to the Russian contingent fighting Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

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'Single nation' is spreading agents of terror in South Asia: Modi

A stable global economic and financial system is imperative for development as it promotes inclusive and sustainable growth, Modi said and called for further strengthening of the global financial safety net. On Sunday, Prime Minister Modi held bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. "India has a policy of zero tolerance to terrorism". The four other leaders who participated in the meeting of the five-member bloc included new Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President ...

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Britain reviewing risks on financial passporting, Brexit minister says

But speaking to journalists in China she dismissed Vote Leave's proposal of an Australian-style points system for deciding the number of skilled and unskilled workers who could come into the United Kingdom every year from the European Union and beyond - with numbers to be determined by MPs.

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ISIS speaker killed by Russian airstrike in Syria - Defense Ministry

US-led coalition air strikes have killed several senior figures in the Islamic State group since April in a heavy blow to the jihadist organisation. Under the Adnani IS launched a large-scale attack, bombings and shootings on civilians in countries which are outside of its core. Even after announcing al-Adnani's death, ISIS's Amaq media agency boasted of the group's resilience.

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Right-Wing Latinos Pull Trump Support After 'Inhumane' Speech

In this case, continuing to further aggravate the already hard circumstances. Donald Trump has responded to being called out by Mexico's president for lying about who will pay for his wall by throwing a fit and scheduling another immigration speech for next week in North Carolina.

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Putin, Abe seek progress on island row to boost trade

The tensions have prevented the countries from signing a peace treaty formally ending wartime hostilities, hindering trade and investment ties. "We are not talking about some kind of exchange or some kind of sale", he said. Some American officials have claimed that Russian military intelligence was behind the hacking, which provoked a political scandal in the U.S.by revealing apparent prejudice in the Democratic National Committee against Hillary Clinton's challenger for the presidential ...

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Rangers get 7th straight win, 12-4 over Astros

Rangers RH Yu Darvish (5-3, 3.01 ERA) McHugh surrendered 24 runs in 23 innings during a five-start stretch (0-4) before scattering four hits over six scoreless frames en route to recording his second straight win in Tuesday's 3-1 triumph over Oakland.

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Trump, Clinton launch into final two months of campaigning

But on Monday, Clinton argued that following Trump's economic policies would be bad for the nation. Clinton was flying to events in OH and IL on Monday in a light blue-and-white campaign plane with her press corps. As he left Cleveland for his next stop in Youngstown, Trump extended a rare invitation to a handful of journalists on his private jet, and said that "on occasion", he will invite journalists to travel with him.

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North fires 3 ballistic missiles into the sea on Monday

China's foreign ministry did not directly blame North Korea for the missile launch at a daily briefing on Monday. All three ballistic missiles launched were medium-range Rodong-class and flew about 1,000 km (600 miles), South Korea's military said.

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Turkey says US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria have not retreated

Spokesman says coalition forces are very close to blocking all outside access for region under militant control. . The Turkish military responded to the rockets on Saturday with howitzers, striking two weapons depots and bunkers, and "destroying the locations and the Daesh terrorists there", the state-run Anadolu news agency said , referring to IS by an Arabic acronym.

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Japan PM Urges Clarity On Brexit Details

The topic is nearly certain to come up if Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and British leader Theresa May hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 talks in Hangzhou . But I also want to be able to build on relationships with other countries. Shinzo Abe said he wanted more "predictability" about the Brexit process and measures to ensure Japanese firms based in the United Kingdom would not suffer as a result of leaving the EU.

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Winning trust priority after election defeat, says Merkel

Many of them arrived after the government made a decision to loosen border controls just over a year ago. It was the first of five regional votes before a national election expected next September. AfD co-chief Beatrix von Storch, with her eyes on national elections next year, hailed the shock outcome as "the beginning of the end of the Merkel era", while Bild daily labelled the result as another "slap across the face" for the chancellor.

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Obama sees symbolism in Laos visit

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte proclaimed on Monday a state of national emergency for the Philippines on account of lawless violence, a Malacanang presidential palace said in a statement. Speaking to journalists on Monday, Duterte insisted he was " a president of a sovereign state " and that his country has " long ceased to be a colony of the United States ".

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Dutch police arrest Erdogan backer for threats after failed Turkish coup

Erodgan has railed against the West for not standing with its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, but that all changed this weekend. President Obama sought on Sunday to heal a rift with Turkey, expressing his wholehearted support for its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the wake of the failed effort to oust him and promising America's help in bringing the coup plotters to justice.

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MP Keith Vaz 'paid for male escorts using alias Jim'

Select Committee member Naz Shah, who has spoken to Keith Vaz, has told Sky News that "he has done the right thing" by standing aside as chair. But committee member Chuka Umunna stressed the claims over Mr Vaz's alleged conduct must not be allowed to disrupt inquiries by the committee, including one on prostitution.

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China asks G20 to revive wobbling global economy

Russian Federation has insisted that it can not agree to a deal unless opposition fighters, backed by the United States and Middle East allies, are separated from al-Qaeda linked militants they overlap with in some areas. Yuan said China was embroiled in many contentious issues, and it would be naive to think everything was "just fine" and that Xi did a great job in ensuring a successful summit.

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Putin and Obama discuss Syria and Ukraine at G20 summit in China

Any deal would depend on Moscow using its influence with Syrian President Bashar Assad to persuade him to ground planes and stop the assault on opposition forces. "This is our airport", the official said in English, pointing and speaking angrily with the aide. Turkey has used the operations to push back Syrian Kurds it accuses of seeking to claim more territory.

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Moscow-Washington deal on Syria may happen in coming days - Putin

The comments were made a day after Obama said the USA and Russian Federation had deep differences with regard to the parties they support in Syria as well as the process to bring peace there. The deal depends on the two sides agreeing to closer military co-ordination against extremist groups operating in Syria, something the Russians have long sought and the USA resisted.

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Mother Teresa canonized a saint of the Catholic Church

John Paul II's cause for canonisation began a month after his death in 2005, and he was declared a saint in 2014. She was committed to defending life, ceaselessly proclaiming that "the unborn are the weakest, the smallest, the most vulnerable'".


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