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Kaepernick to donate money from jersey sales to charity

Fanatics, which runs the site, wouldn't release sales data or how many jerseys had been sold. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color", Kaepernick said during an interview with NFL Media .

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Tensions ease as Duterte, Obama chat briefly before leaders' dinner

Mr Yasay said: "I am happy". That caused Obama to cancel a formal meeting scheduled for Tuesday. "President Obama and President Duterte have already talked to each other". The two countries also appeared to clash over the meaning of satellite imagery showing Chinese activity on a disputed reef off the coast of the Philippines.

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Pakistan on top in rankings

I had heard about Florida and this ground, but very impressed with the facilities that we have seen today. The Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, close to 50kms north of Miami, is the only ICC certified ODI standard stadium facility in the U.S.

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Owen Smith appears to call Jeremy Corbyn a 'lunatic'

Article 50 gives United Kingdom and the European Union two years to negotiate the terms of the split, with any extension having to be agreed by all 28 European Union members. Eventually seats were found. The controversy erupted after Virgin Trains released CCTV images that appeared to show the Labour leader walking by vacant, unreserved seats before he complained on film about crowded carriages.

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Conservative Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92

Brett M. Decker is co-author, with the late Phyllis Schlafly and Ed Martin, of The Conservative Case for Trump , published September 6, 2016. Mrs. Schlafly was preceded in death by her beloved husband Fred and is survived by six children along with 16 grand and 3 great grandchildren.

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Turkish official says first civilians head home to Syria since offensive

The military also said the Free Syrian Army, a loose-knit rebel force backed by Turkey, had taken six more villages, also located in Islamic State-held areas. The government says this has been completely secured in the weekend s operation. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were intense clashes on Tuesday between the Turkish-backed rebels and IS militants east of the town of al-Rai and surrounding villages.

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Bill Clinton Rages Against Donald Trump's Promise to 'Make America Great Again'

The Republican nominee also continued to attack Clinton, saying at one point that the former secretary of State "is trigger happy and very unstable, whether we like it or not". Increasing the size without increase other support , he said, will decrease readiness and hollow out the force. A Trump adviser, speaking on the condition of anonymity to share details ahead of the speech, said Trump would ensure the additional spending is fully paid for.

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Trump promises huge boost in military spending

Speaking to an audience in Philadelphia, the Republican presidential candidate slammed Clinton for advocating intervening in Libya in 2011 and accused the former secretary of state of possessing interventionist desires in the Middle East, though both candidates previously backed actions like the war in Iraq.

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National poll finds Trump, Clinton locked in virtual tie

Rucker Culpepper, who runs Clinton's get-out-the-vote effort for military veterans' families, said "Trump has been disrespecting our veterans and military for decades, proving he's unqualified and temperamentally unfit to be Commander in Chief".

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Iran-Saudi war of words heats up

Despite many years of experience in managing massive crowds, there are still signs that the Saudi government has been negligent in its duty to protect the people within its borders. "The hesitation and failure to rescue the half-dead and injured people... is also obvious and incontrovertible". Angry demonstrators later attacked two Saudi diplomatic posts in Iran and Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties to the Islamic Republic.

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Gabon's Bongo says defeated opponent cheated vote

Deputies met in the Senate as their own National Assembly building was burnt down in protests after the election results were announced. PARIS (AP) — Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba is accusing his chief opponent of ballot fraud and a plot to seize power, after Bongo narrowly won re-election in a contested vote that sparked deadly clashes.

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Mother Teresa Canonized into Sainthood by Pope Francis in Vatican City

Francis has never publicly mentioned this "darkness", but he has in many ways modeled his papacy on Teresa and her simple lifestyle and selfless service to the poor: He eschewed the Apostolic Palace for a hotel room, made welcoming migrants and the poor a hallmark and has fiercely denounced today's "throwaway" culture that discards the unborn, the sick and the elderly easily.

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Strained History: Iran-Saudi War Of Words Over Hajj

The Saudi rulers that claim to be in charge of protecting the Islamic teachings must prosecute those at fault in the Mina tragedy who did not care about the lives of poor pilgrims and have defied the formation of an Islamic global fact-finding committee to probe into the tragedy, he noted.

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Turkish soldiers killed in clash with IS

Turkey said on September 4 that IS militants were pushed out of their last positions along the Turkish-Syrian border. Syrian Kurdish fighters have not completely pulled back to the east of the Euphrates river, Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Wednesday, voicing a frequent complaint about the advance of the USA -backed militia in northern Syria.

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Japan calls for 'united and clear' UN message to N Korea

President Barack Obama signaled at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders in Laos that the US would redouble its effort to choke off North Korea's access to worldwide currency and technology by tightening loopholes in the current sanctions regime.

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British Airways suffered a computer outage causing massive delays worldwide

While the glitch in the check-in system affected more than people in the United Kingdom, travelers took to Twitter to complain about long delays in at least San Diego , Chicago , Atlanta, San Francisco, Rome, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Vancouver , the Bahamas , D.C., Seattle, Zurich, and Mexico City.

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Obama, Duterte meet despite Filipino leader's crude language

Obama has said that the U.S. has a moral obligation to clean up, while refraining from offering a formal apology for a campaign the American people did not know about. More than 2,000 people have been killed in the crackdown since he took office on June 30. "I do not have any master except the Filipino people, nobody but nobody".

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'Yes, It's True I Was Dead And Resurrected' - Robert Mugabe

Elderly Mugabe has been president of Zimbabwe since 1987 having been prime minister since the country gained independence from Britain in 1980. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has arrived at the capital's main airport from overseas, according to a Reuters witness, following intense rumours that he was gravely ill and had sought medical help in Dubai.

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Britain, too, wants a wall (and is building one)

The 13 high, one mile wide wall will replace the fence that has been ineffective and preventing the illegal migration. "We've done the fence, now we are doing a wall", United Kingdom junior Minister Robert Goodwill said to a parliamentary committee on Tuesday.

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Students praised for 'outstanding' GCSE results

Ben Jones also achieved straight A* grades in his 11 subjects. As I said last week about the A-level results, what matters to me most is not the number of A* grades, but whether the boys and girls have done their best and fulfilled their potential.

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Turkey ready to cooperate with U.S. on Islamic State attack in Syria

Two rebels from the Free Syrian Army were also killed, other Turkish media reports said. Syrian rebels backed by Turkey said that they have recaptured a number of villages from the IS since the Turkish operation -code named Euphrates Shield- began.

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Chances of light, scattered showers today: Northeast Ohio weather forecast

Breezy, with a north wind 14 to 20 miles per hour. Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Lubbock chance of measurable precipitation 10%. High pressure over Ohio today will reduce rain chances, but with more atmospheric moisture to support storms there's a small chance of very scattered, short-lived storms across Northeast Ohio throughout the day today .

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Hermine brings rough surf, beach erosion to New Jersey

As of this morning, there is still a Tropical Storm Warning in effect for coastal locations in the Northeast, including all waters around Long Island, according to the National Weather Service . The storm was centered about 230 miles (365 kilometers) southeast of the eastern tip of Long Island. The storm was anticipated to bring heavy rain and high winds with the potential for unsafe rip currents and coastal flooding, but tracked further east, missing the impact zone for most of the ...

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Recount of Gabon's vote would be wise, French premier says

Opposition candidate Jean Ping , who has claimed victory in the vote which pitted him against the incumbent Ali Bongo , accused the national election commission of manipulation and tampering with the outcome of the poll. It is hard to independently verify reports of deaths, as the internet has been shut off since August 31. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told RTL radio that European observers have criticized the vote.

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Kerry says Pakistan made progress but needs to do more

I have had many engagements with Nawaz Sharif. The US on Tuesday "fully" backed India on its demand that Pakistan should act against terrorists operating from sanctuaries on its soil with US Secretary of State John Kerry asserting that his country "stands in strong partnership with India" against all terrorism.

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Heated game of back and forth after Hillary accuses Trump of choking

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu blasted Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto for meeting Donald Trump. Mr Videgaray has been one of the president's closest advisers, orchestrating a successful election campaign in 2012. "We'll win 100%. They'll pay for the wall". "It was necessary to make him feel and know why Mexico does not accept his positions". At a joint press conference, Trump told reporters that payment of his proposed border wall was not discussed.

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Saudis Respond to Ayatollah 'Puny Satans' Insult: Iranians Are 'Not Muslims'

Saudi state media said in July that all pilgrims will be issued with electronically tagged bracelets which are Global Positioning System enabled and contain personal and medical details in the event of an emergency. "They are trying to hijack people from all over to bring dishonour, but in fact all Islamic countries are with Saudi Arabia as it carries out its duties and responsibilities", said the minister, in comments carried by Okaz newspaper.

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US Open: Djokovic 'very close' to best form

Last package dated: the Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Tuesday night, while the French had led 6-3 6-2. Tsonga came into the match on a serving tear, but went out of the tournament meekly, seeing his serve broken four times in two sets. But 12-time major victor Djokovic failed to capitalise and the Frenchman immediately struck back after the Serb missed a sitter at the net. He never had won a U.S.

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Body of kidnapped Montana woman found near Spokane

The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office will release the identity along with the cause and manner of death at a later time when appropriate. Maze's husband reported her as missing Tuesday night. Authorities believe Maze was abducted near Wolf Creek in Montana, traveling from Helena to Great Falls, and died in Spokane. Deputies found blood inside of the vehicle and out of concern for the victim, immediately forced open the trunk.

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Turkey pushes for 'safe zone' in Syria at G20 meeting

Mr Putin, however, struck a more positive note, claiming he had grounds to believe Russian Federation and the United States could strike the long-awaited deal on Syria within days, allowing them to intensify the fight against Isil. Daesh is another term for Islamic State, while the PYD is the political wing of Syrian YPG militia, which Ankara says is an extension of Turkey's outlawed PKK Kurdish militant group.

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Followers express hope of world peace with Mother Teresa's Canonization

Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint earlier in the day, praising her for devoting her life to the poor. After the mass, Pope Francis led 1,500 poor people who had attended the Mass in serving a giant pizza that was served by 250 nuns and 50 male members of Mother Teresa's order.

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Tropical Storm Newton Makes Second Landfall in Mexico, Threatens US With Rain

National Hurricane Center said. "According to the latest reports, #Newton only caused minor damages in infrastructure", President Enrique Pena Nieto wrote on Twitter , adding that there were no injuries. Vazquez said the boat had ignored warnings against going out at sea. Around 14,000 tourists remained holed up in their hotel rooms as winds battered the resort.

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Southeast Asia issues a non-rebuke to China

Obama and Duterte are in the Laotian capital along with other regional leaders for the summit. "For many people, war is something people read about in books", Obama said while touring a facility where crutches and prosthetic legs of all sizes were strewn.

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Syrian government helicopters 'drop chlorine' on Aleppo

Opposition activist group the Aleppo Media Center and the impartial Syrian Civil Defense rescue organization also accused the Syrian regime of causing breathing problems in the neighborhood after the attack, but went a step further, charging that the district was targeted with chlorine gas.

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Trump held $150K fundraiser for Bondi after her Trump U decision

And despite reports that Bondi reached out to the real estate mogul to seek financial assistance for her struggling 2014 reelection campaign, Trump claimed on Monday that he "never spoke" to Bondi about donation . The group has also filed an IRS complaint against the Foundation for allegedly being used illegally to benefit Trump's campaign. There's been a lot of attention recently on the Clinton Foundation and allegations that donors there enjoyed special access to Hillary Clinton ...


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