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PM May rejects points-based immigration controls so

Mr Twigg told Mr Davis that a "significant reason" why his constituents voted to leave were the issues of immigration and free movement of labour. "For six years Theresa May was Home Secretary and presided over record numbers of net migration and now to say we're not going to have a points based system looks like backsliding".

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Yellowstone celebrates Park Service centennial, despite fire

Cal Fire's Rich Eagan says flames were more than two miles from Hearst Castle, which remains closed but was no longer at immediate risk. A Clark County Department of Air Quality advisory issued Wednesday cites smoke and ozone from fires burning hundreds of miles to the northwest.

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United States spy agency apologizes for 'classy as always China' tweet

Mr Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping also veered into delicate territory, with a lengthy White House description detailing how Mr Obama had pressed Mr Xi to abide by an worldwide tribunal's ruling against China over the South China Sea.

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Philippine President Duterte regrets slamming Obama

In response Mr Duterte said , "Putang ina ( son of a whore ) I will swear at you in that forum". Obama became the first US president to visit Laos when he arrived in the once-isolated country on Monday to attend two regional summits, half a century after America's "secret war" left Laos with the unfortunate distinction of being the most heavily bombed country, per capita, in history.

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Paris to open first refugee camp mid-October

On Tuesday, she said that asylum-seekers would be allowed stay there for "five to 10 days" to get their bearings and decide whether they wished to seek asylum, and would receive medical and psychological care. Paris previously closed two unofficial camps set up by charities past year. Speaking to the press, the socialist politician explained that now the city is experiencing a overcrowding of foreigners and therefore the initiative "corresponds to our values (.), we act humanely" to provide ...

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Guardiola: Striker Aguero must continue his defensive duties

Bravo flew in to Manchester from Barcelona on Tuesday to complete his reported £17 million ($22 million, 20 million euros) transfer from the Spanish club. Guardiola says teams must be wary of conceding similar fouls over the rest of the season, but insists he will not attach blame to the officials should City suffer a defeat.

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Donald Trump: 'I didn't choke' on Mexico wall deal

At a Labor Day festival here, she and Kaine were joined by the AFL-CIO's president, Richard L. Trumka; Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; and Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, one of the first unions to endorse Clinton .

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Jammu and Kashmir: Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

The Indian shelling along LoC comes at a time when the nation is celebrating Defence Day with the sole pledge to continue to defend the geographical and ideological boundaries as well as territorial integrity of the motherland. "No casualties or damage to our troops was reported till the report last came in", shared defence spokesperson with media on Tuesday morning. On September 2, Pakistan troops violated ceasefire by firing on forward army posts along LoC in Akhnoor sector in Jammu ...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praises Hull City's 'amazing spirit'

Marcus Rashford struck in injury time to snatch a 1-0 win over Hull City and preserve Manchester United's ideal start to the Premier League campaign. The important thing is that he's working very well. "He's 18-years-old". "We want to be champions, we don't want to start well, we want to finish well." "They had no chance to rest and have the ball in the second half".

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Turkish aid agency says to deliver aid to Syria's Jarablus

Once their evacuation to government-controlled areas is complete, the rebel gunmen in Moadamiyeh who refuse to hand over their weapons will leave, likely to rebel-held parts of northern Syria. Women walk the streets, their faces uncovered. Turkish troops and Turkey-backed rebels have been fighting Kurdish-led forces and IS since Turkey's incursion into Syria on August 24.

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Conservative activist, author Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92

Schlafly launched STOP ERA - the first word stood for "Stop Taking Our Privileges" - and hosted an anti-ERA conference in St. Louis. "Her focus from her earliest days until her final ones was protecting the family, which she understood as the building block of life", noted the post on her Facebook page .

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Tropical Storm Newton forms off Mexico's Pacific coast

Foreign tourists were still walking the streets of Cabo San Lucas even as workers began boarding over windows of businesses. Los Cabos police were stationed at shopping malls to guard against the kind of looting that occurred after Hurricane Odile struck the area in 2014 as a Category 3 storm, with 125 miles per hour (205 kph) winds.

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Obama vows to work to tighten sanction on North Korea

In what has become nearly routine, on Monday North Korea fired three ballistic missiles from a base in the west across the country into the Sea of Japan. The Security Council, meanwhile, scheduled a closed emergency meeting this morning on the latest launches. President Park Geun-hye (L) shakes hands with U.S.

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Philippine Stocks Tumble After Obama Cancels Meeting With Duterte

The summit will be followed by a series of other meetings on Wednesday and a summit Thursday between leaders from ASEAN and other countries, including the United States, China, Russia, India, South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

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Barack Obama cancels meeting with Philippine president after Rodrigo Duterte insults him

President Rodrigo Duterte had threatened to curse out Obama if he raised the issue of extrajudicial killings by Philippine authorities in a sweeping crackdown on drug trafficking. Making the first visit for a sitting USA president, Obama said too few Americans know of the United States' covert bombing of Laos during the Vietnam War.

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Barack Obama warns North Korea, says provocations will deepen Pyongyang's isolation

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles from the western town of Hwangju toward Japan shortly after noon Monday, according to South Korea's joint chiefs of staff. 6, 2016. "We are going to work together to make sure we're closing loopholes and make them even more effective". Beijing has in the past raised concerns that the powerful radar used by the US missile defense system would be used to penetrate Chinese territory.

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Radical preacher Anjem Choudary to be sentenced

Choudary, of east London, and Rahman, 33, of north London, were convicted last month of inviting support for IS - an offence that violated section 12 of the Terrorism Act 2000 - between 29 June 2014 and 6 March 2015. He described Rahman as a "hothead" while Choudary was more "calculating" and the more experienced. Choudary faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years in prison, although Mr Justice Holroyde said there was little precedent for such cases.

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Guilty Plea At ICC Timbuktu Artefacts Destruction Case

The attacks, done using pickaxes, chisels and trucks, were "tantamount to an assault on people's history" and "rob (bed) future generations of their landmarks and heritage", according to ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. He is accused of "intentionally directing attacks" against nine of Timbuktu's famous mausoleums as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012.

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New Marvel's Luke Cage Clip Ruins Luke's Outfit

In the clip, Luke seems to have a problem with the guys at a boxing gym. The character of Luke Cage was first introduced in Marvel and Netflix's Jessica Jones late past year (it starred Krysten Ritter in the role of the superheroine and a deliciously evil David Tennant as Kilgrave) before toplining his own series.

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Lack of trust between United States and Russian Federation hinders Syria talks, Obama says

Russian media quoted Mr Putin as saying that he and Mr Obama understood each other's positions on Syria better after the talks, and that he hoped their countries' relations would improve from their current "abnormal" state. Kerry and Lavrov were consulting with their governments ahead of Monday's continuation of discussions. The "Islamic State" (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh), the YPG and the PYD are the most active terrorist groups in Syria .

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Will 'unfair' France fans make striker happier at Arsenal

Paris: Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud said France won't be taking Belarus lightly when they begin World Cup 2018 qualifying in Minsk on Tuesday. Benzema was left out of the France team, due to his involvement in the Mathieu Valbuena sex tape scandal and according to Giroud he paid the price for this decision that was made.

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British man wins World Scrabble Championship

Brett Smitheram, aged 37, clinched victory against fellow Brit Mark Nyman in Lille, France on Sunday. "Scrabble is an endurance sport and requires a lot of stamina". Past winners have hailed from Nigeria, Thailand and the United States. The 2000 United Kingdom champion and 2014 world championships quarter-finalist said he was "absolutely thrilled" with his victory.

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East Coast surfers catch epic Hermine waves

Holly, New Jersey. Numerous passengers reportedly got sea sick while it made its way through the rough waves. The storm, Hermine , which made landfall last week has been downgraded from a category one hurricane, to a tropical storm, to what's called a post-tropical cyclone.

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G20 Summit: China, US end without agreement on cease of Syrian war

USA officials accused Russian Federation of backtracking on already agreed issues which Washington refused to revisit, but the talks seemed to have been overtaken by developments on the ground. The package would include provisions so aid can reach besieged areas of Syria and measures to prevent Assad's government from bombing areas where USA -backed rebels are operating.

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IISc, 6 IITs slip in QS World University Rankings 2016-17

Seven Indian institutes have been listed in the top 400 educational institutions in the world by a United Kingdom survey which saw Cambridge slipping out of the top three global universities for the first time. Relatively low numbers of PhD-qualified researchers and low global faculty ratio were among the reasons for the fall in India's ranking, Sowter said , adding that all Indian institutes rank below 700 for QS' worldwide faculty ratio metric.

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Europe's tallest skyscraper for residents to be built in London's Docklands

Prices at the Canary Wharf giant will start at £600,000 for a small, one-bedroom apartment and rise into the millions for a three-bedroom duplex penthouse 700ft up. Mr Qian added that he believes there will be "significant demand" for the apartments from both the United Kingdom and overseas. The interiors of the building have been put together by leading interior designer Nicola Fontanella of Argent Design.

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France Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The so-called burkini bans never actually mention the word burkini, although they are clearly aimed at the garment, which covers the hair but leaves the face visible and stretches down to the ankles. One thing is for sure; the internet has certainly responded in force to the innocent woman on the packed Nice beach being stripped of her modesty. He told reporters that some people wanted to use burkinis to stigmatize Muslims, while politicians looking to France 2017 presidential race seized ...

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Heat warning issued for Windsor

A heat warning is issued when daytime temperatures are expected to reach at least 31 C, with an overnight low of above 20 C for two days, or when the humidex is expected to reach 40 for two days. People are advised to drink plenty of fluids, especially water, and to avoid overly strenuous activity. When temperatures and humidity are high, the body may not be able to cool properly leading to heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

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Obama backs down from Duterte showdown at ASEAN summit

Obama learned about the insult as he emerged from the Group of 20 summit in Hangzhou, China. Reports suggest that after the comments reached the Obama camp, he initially asked his staff to find out whether holding the meeting as scheduled would be useful.

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Obama and Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) meets with U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China , on September 5. "Given the failure of previous cessations of hostilities to hold, we approach it with some skepticism", Obama said. Kerry, with approval from Obama, traveled to Moscow in mid-July to propose an agreement under which the United States would share intelligence and coordinate its bombing of terrorist targets with Russian Federation if Moscow ...

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Philippines' Duterte expresses regret over Obama 'whore' slur

The White House had earlier said Obama would not pull any punches on his concerns about human rights abuses in the Philippines when meeting Duterte. Duterte's insult was in response to a reporter's question about extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, with Duterte saying that Obama must be respectful during their meeting.

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Address rape victims of South Sudan hotel rampage, USA says

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan has agreed to the deployment of a 4,000-strong regional protection force approved by the United Nations . It has been an ongoing problem since December 2013, when Kiir ousted Machar as South Sudan's first vice president and accused soldiers loyal to his rival of staging a coup.

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Stanford Bans Hard Liquor From On-Campus Parties, Limits Bottle Sizes

Stanford also took the step of banning bottles that are 750 ml or larger for consumption in student housing. Stanford spokeswoman Lisa Lapin tells NPR that her office is not aware of any other college that has instituted a bottle-size limit on hard alcohol.

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Japan calls for restraint from DPRK following latest missile launches

In an early morning meeting ahead of the main G-20 events, South Korean President Park Geun-hye asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to recognize the difference in threats posed by North Korea to the South and China, a South Korean spokesman said.

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Hillary's GOP outreach: Could it do more harm than good for Democrats?

But recent polling by McSally's campaign and the NRCC, conducted before this week's primary to determine whom her Democratic opponent would be, shows her leading either Democratic challenger by almost 20 points, while Trump is losing to Clinton in the district by 2 points.


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