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Donald Trump persist in 'Mexico will pay' for border wall

At any rate, leaders of other countries are likely taking notes right now about just how easy it is to manipulate Trump by challenging his manhood - it will be interesting to see how he reacts when, let's say, Vladimir Putin chides him for not having the guts to lob a nuclear missile at Iceland.

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Obama cancels Duterte showdown over 'whore' slur

I am no American puppet. Obama has worked hard to develop the Philippines' partnership with the United States and as a regional counterbalance to China. "What is certainly true is that the issues of how we approach fighting crime and drug trafficking is a serious one for all of us, and we've got to do it the right way".

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Barack Obama doubles U.S. funding to remove unexploded bombs in Laos

I am no American puppet. On Monday, Duterte said he only responded to his people, and did not care about Obama, after being asked by journalists how he would deal with long standing questions from the USA about human rights and extra-judicial killings.

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North Korean Missile Launches Condemned as G20 Leaders Meet

The U.S. State Department said Monday's launch and other previous launches violate multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions prohibiting North Korea from launches using ballistic missile technology. Not only are world leaders in Hangzhou, China, for a G20 summit . The state-run Korean Central News Agency said Kim was informed about the details of the planned drill, then ordered the commander of the Strategic Force to begin.

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Islamic State lose control of last stretches of Syria-Turkey border: monitor

Gains made by Damascus have relied heavily on Russian air support since September past year. It lies on the western edge of a corridor of ISIS-held territory along the Syrian-Turkish border. Clashes erupted on Monday between Kurdish forces of the People's Protection Units (YPG) and militant fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria's northern Aleppo province.

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Over a thousand people descended on Ramsgate to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak

Labour's 515,000 members from across the United Kingdom will begin voting in the leadership election towards the end of August, with the result to be announced on Saturday, September 24 at the party's conference. Their band name is a reference to someone who has lost their job but UB40 have swung behind Jeremy Corbyn in an attempt to keep him on as Labour leader.

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Cosby due in Pennsylvania court with streamlined legal team

The criminal case against the 79-year-old actor involves a single 2004 encounter at his home with former Temple University employee Andrea Constand. Constand tried to press criminal charges against Cosby back in 2005 but reached a civil settlement with the comedian when the state refused to prosecute.

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New Video of Captive US Mom in Afghanistan Surfaces

It appears however, that their captors, most likely Taliban, want the Canadian and American government to force the Afghan government to change its policies on the execution of its prisoners. The Express Tribune quoted media reports as suggesting that Baseer Aziz, spokesperson for the office of attorney general has confirmed that a primary court awarded death sentence to Anas.

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Duterte Expresses Regret Over Insulting Remarks On Obama

Obama on Monday canceled a meeting with Duterte scheduled for the following day after learning of his Filipino counterpart's remarks. "He also thanks President Obama for his firm support for the Philippines during the G20, where President Obama emphasized the importance for China to abide by its obligation under global law and underscore the United States' unwavering commitment to the security of this treaty island".

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India promises whole-hearted support to Myanmar

All armed ethnic groups, which have tens of thousands of fighters between them, were invited and most are attending, along with representatives from the government, army, political parties and civil society. Special Rapporteurs and independent experts are appointed by the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council to examine and report back on a specific human rights theme or a country situation.

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Crews battle Starwood Fire in northern Larimer County

Air and ground crews continued to battle a fire in Larimer County that has consumed almost 300 acres and forced evacuations in the northern part of the county toward the Wyoming state line. It grew quickly in dry, windy weather but was 35 percent contained Tuesday. Residents of Mill Creek subdivision and on the east side of County Road 59 between 80C and the state line should evacuate, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office said .

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Mexico calls Trump wall plan "outrageous" after visit

Clinton has expressed support for a pathway to citizenship for most of America's undocumented. Pena Nieto "did not even take a really strong stand and talk to Mr. "Maybe Pena saw the opportunity to distract the attention of the Mexican people", he said. But when Trump became the nominee, some members decided he was their best option.

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Hillary Clinton to campaign at USF in Tampa

Trump told reporters that he does plan to take part in all three presidential debates, joking that only a "hurricane" or "natural disaster" would prevent him from attending. John Kerry headed into the final weekend of the campaign feeling good about his chances of ousting Bush. " The fact that our intelligence professionals are now studying this, and taking it seriously raises some grave questions about potential Russian interference with our electoral process ", she said.

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Erdogan vows to fight 'terror corridor' on border

The move is seen by many as the only solution to the current crisis which has been aggravated by the presence of the Islamic State group, which according to Kurdish fighters is sponsored by Turkey . In Washington, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters on Wednesday there had been calm in northern Syria in the past 24 hours. Turkey says its forces have struck multiple positions held by the Kurdish YPG militia, part of the SDF coalition.

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Kerry lands in Geneva for talks with Russia's Lavrov on Syria

Mr. Kerry's efforts are opposed by some in the Central Intelligence Agency and the Pentagon, who doubt that Moscow will abide by the terms of the agreement. At the same time, the Obama administration is not of one mind regarding the Russians. Under the US -proposed coordination deal, which the White House has approved over Pentagon objections, Russian and American planners would coordinate targets in real time and agree on whose aircraft would strike them.

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Syrian Forces Liberate Hazrat Sakinah Shrine in Darayya

The evacuation process is expected to take some three days, and those evacuated from Darayya are expected to be taken to the northwestern Idlib province. Residents said the situation became unbearable after the town's remaining field hospital was bombed and destroyed last week. The arrival of the food aid was followed by heavy government bombardment that residents said stalled distribution.

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Clinton has coughing fit during speech

She added that she wants to raise the minimum wage, she supports equal pay for women, but doesn't support the Transpacific Partnership. "I would say that certain moderators would be unacceptable, absolutely", he told Time magazine last month.

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Prosecutor formally lays Olympic ticket charges

Rio public prosecutor Marcus Kac has passed charges against Mr Hickey and fellow Irishman Kevin Mallon to a judge, who will decide whether to accept or reject them. It is expected his case will be handed over to the courts later this week. But the officer leading the investigation Ronaldo de Oliveira said Mr Mallon would be questioned first alone, followed by Mr Hickey a day later.

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G20 summit concludes with historic consensus on world growth

On illicit money and tax evasion, the communique said, "We recognise the significant negative impact of illicit financial flows on our economies and we will advance the work of the G20 on this theme". The G20 members will capitalize on the new opportunities brought about by innovation, new industrial revolution, digital economy and other new factors and business types, and make a series of action plans, he said.

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Oklahoma Shuts Down Energy Companies' Disposal Wells In Area Of Strong Quake

The EPA will determine whether wells in that area should be shut down, the agency says. Oklahoma's governor on Saturday declared a state of emergency for Pawnee County located near the epicenter of one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded in the state.

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IS claims responsibility for Syria's serial bombings

Putin told journalists there was a convergence of views between Russian Federation and the United States. "I believe that we are on the right track and could, at least for some period of time, agree to carry out mutual energetic attempts to make the situation in Syria more healthy".

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Labour to vote on Sheffield MP's 'challenge' to Corbyn

Voting will take place between 10am and 5pm but the result is not binding and needs agreement from Labour's ruling National Executive Committee, backed by the party's conference, to be introduced. The Labour leader told the Guardian on Monday he would be happy to meet JK Rowling to discuss their differences after she said he was taking the party in the wrong decision.

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Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan to bury its strongman leader with protocol

Thousands of Uzbek's lined Tashkent's main thoroughfare at dawn on Saturday to watch President Islam Karimov's funeral cortege make its way through the city. Activists repeatedly denounced him for allegedly torturing and killing opponents, as well as repressing the media. Uzbekistan has never held elections deemed free and fair by global monitors, and Karimov won his fifth term in office last March with 90 per cent of the vote.

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US spy agency apologizes for 'classy as always China' tweet

The World Trade Organization is forecasting this year's global trade growth at an anemic 2.8 per cent - its fifth straight year below 3 per cent. The International Monetary Fund has cut its outlook for global economic growth to 3.1 per cent.

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S. Sudan accepts deployment of regional protection force

In the wake of deadly violence in Juba in mid-July between Kiir's troops and soldiers loyal to opposition leader Riek Machar , the Security Council authorized a 4,000-strong regional protection force as part of the 12,000-strong United Nations peacekeeping mission already on the ground, known as UNMISS.

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Phyllis Schlafly, leading U.S. conservative, dies at 92

Louis. When I heard Monday evening that Phyllis Schlafly was dead at age 92, my thoughts dashed back to April 12 of this year and what would be my final conversation with the Missouri woman Pat Buchanan dubbed "the First Lady of American conservatism".

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Giant Panda No Longer 'Endangered' But Species Projected to Decline

So while their populations are increasing in the wild, there is still a lot of work to be done to keep the forward momentum going. After two decades of conservation efforts, giant pandas are now officially out of the "endangered" zone. "The concern now is that although the population has slowly increased, and it is still very small, several models predict a reduction of the extent of bamboo forests in China in the coming decades due to climate change", he told reporters.

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Islamic extremist pleads guilty to destroying Timbuktu monuments in war crimes trial

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi faces charges of destroying nine shrines and a mosque in Timbuktu , Mali, in 2012. "It is with deep regret and great pain that I had to enter a guilty plea", he told the court . Prosecutors from the ICC accuse Mahdi of being a member of Ansar Dine , a predominantly Tuareg armed group that occupied the region roughly 1,000km northeast of the capital, Bamako, alongside al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) four years ago.

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Ireland's meeting with Hong Kong abandoned

Craig Young, the right-arm pacer, dismissed Aizaz for 5, but Hayat and and Nizakat added 56 for the second wicket to steady the innings. Nizakat Khan of Hong Kong was named Player of the KPC Group T20 series, while Hong Kong captain Babar Hayat received the series trophy following his side's victory yesterday .

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Trump Supporter Warns Americans Of 'Taco Trucks On Every Corner'

And then, he said the line that started a hashtag. This is a far cry from Trump's infamous claim that immigrants are going to be raping and stealing from (white) Americans-this is a promise of a better future. -2 p.m. lunch crowd. As for a taco truck on every corner? Thought exercise: perhaps if there were taco trucks at every corner, maybe that would increase the availability of the rich, savory and labor-intensive tamal, aka perfection steamed inside a corn husk.

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Accused in Preeti Rathi acid attack case convicted

In 2013, Rathi had managed to clear the Armed Forces exams and secure a nursing job with the ministry of defence at the INHS Asvini Hospital in Colaba. It proved he was present at the spot at the time of the crime in Mumbai though his (Panwar's) family had earlier claimed he had gone to Haridwar and the Rathi family said they had not seen him on the train.

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Jeremy Corbyn to suggest Labour members elect shadow cabinet

Mr Corbyn said: "It is crucial for both energy security and tackling climate change that we give the most serious investment and incentives to high-tech R&D". "How the Shadow Cabinet is made up is one part of that debate, including whether part of it should be elected, by MPs, by members, or by conference".

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Clinton, Kaine Release Official Campaign Book 'Stronger Together'

More than half of Trump voters say they're very or extremely enthusiastic about going out to vote. "This isn't touchback. You have to get in line". "I think we've had a great month", Trump said. Clinton made her stop at a brewery in Cleveland before heading to a nearby Labor Day parade and rally, where she tested a new jab at her opponent: "Friends don't let friends vote for Trump".

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Duterte expresses 'regret' for statement, says PH-US moved to later date

He met with Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit, was feted at a welcome banqueted, where he toasted to a relationship he said would "mean greater progress and opportunity for the people of Laos". Spokesperson of White House reported earlier about Obama did not plan to punches on his concerns about human rights abuses in the Philippines, its treaty ally, when meeting Duterte.

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Italy quake: Rescue operation as death toll climbs

The official toll is expected to rise further, however. It says the number of injured stands at 365. "On behalf of the people of Singapore, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the families of those who perished in the disaster".


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