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ITT Tech closes in stunning turn of events

In response to ITT Technical Institute students affected by the sudden nationwide closure of campuses , the U.S. Department of Education will be hosting national webinars starting this week to address questions and concerns. The flier appeared to be an internet print out of the Department of Education website on federal student aid. In August 2016, the school was barred from enrolling new students who use government loans before ceasing to enroll any new students at all.

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Trinidad board launches probe after farcical washout at Queen's Park Oval

I presume it will be drop-in pitches and such pitches are usually very good. "The timings (broadcast) is also good", Dhoni insisted. I had heard about Florida and this ground, but very impressed with the facilities that we have seen. "We should be flexible", he explained. "Even if you look at India's T20 record for India , the past six months, it has been pretty impressive, and that is something we would like to take forward in these games as well", he added.

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Eagles name Carson Wentz starting quarterback

Back in July, Browns chief strategy officer Paul DePodesta, who before this year worked in the front offices of various Major League Baseball teams, made some interesting comments regarding the team's blockbuster trade with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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All party team mps discuss future course of action for kashmir

Without making any reference to separatists including Hurriyat Conference, the statement asked the Central and state governments "to take steps for a dialogue with all stake holders". Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday met a group of students from Jammu and Kashmir, studying in various universities in the country, and assured them that difficulties being faced by them with regard to academics will be resolved soon.

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For Bill Clinton, hitting Trump's foundation is 'personal'

Reports indicate that Trump held a $3,000-per-person fundraiser at his Mar-a-Lago mansion in Palm Beach for Bondi. The report comes in the wake of news that Trump this year paid the IRS a $2,500 penalty after his Donald J. " Donald Trump has admitted that he knows how the system works and that he has worked with both Democrats and Republicans and that money has been exchanged".

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Don't like Clinton or Trump? Jill Stein, Gary Johnson on Kentucky ballot

Not since Ross Perot in 1996 has a third-party presidential candidate polled as strongly as Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is right now - he's currently averaging more than eight percent, according to RealClearPolitics . "Everything we are doing on radio, television and the Internet is geared toward increasing awareness of the governors, and with that awareness, upward movement in the polls", Joe Hunter, a Johnson-Weld campaign spokesman, said in a statement.

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Merkel's party places 3rd in Regional Elections, behind Anti-Immigrant AfD

Heath said analysts he spoke to believe Merkel still has an overwhelming likelihood of winning the national elections in 2017, but those predictions were based largely on the national weakness of the Social Democrats, now the junior partner in the coalition government.

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ISIS expelled from Turkey's border with Syria

Two weeks ago, FSA rebels supported by Turkish tanks, special forces and warplanes crossed into northern Syria from Turkey and captured the IS-held border city of Jarablus in a matter of hours. Mr Erdogan said USA counterpart Barack Obama floated the idea of joint action against the militants when they met at the G20 meeting in China. President Barack Obama's envoy to the counter-Daesh coalition visited Turkey and Syria during the weekend and urged US partners to focus on the Daesh fight, ...

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Dallas Morning News endorses Clinton after backing GOP for 75 years

Clinton remained in a strong position to win the White House race, but Trump and his team cited his growing strength in opinion polls nationally and in several states where the election is likely to be chose to argue that his message is breaking through to voters.

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Obama and Putin mention trust as being a hinder to Syrian cease-fire

Russian President Vladimir Putin , who is back in Moscow after G20, meets the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Kremlin. Both Russian and USA officials said the meeting - which was held in a conference room at the G20 summit site here - lasted longer than planned, and that leaders spent the bulk of their meeting discussing Syria.

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Erdogan says US, Turkey ready to work together against ISIS in Raqa

Erdogan said he told Obama "it would not be a problem for us", media quoted him as saying. Neither commented directly on the Turkish proposal, though both said they wanted to build cooperation in fighting terrorism in Syria. But Turkey on Tuesday sustained its biggest loss of life in the operation to date, with three soldiers killed in an IS rocket attack on their tanks. US officials have welcomed Turkish efforts against Islamic State in Syria, but they have voiced concern when ...

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Multiple attacks in Syria kill at least 48

Conflicting casualty figures are common in the 5-year-old Syria civil war. "Even before the revolution it was carefully guarded", said opposition media activist Yousef al-Boustani, referring to the 2011 uprising against President Bashar Assad, which began with peaceful protests.

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Leader urges worldwide investigation into Hajj tragedy

On Monday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticised Saudi Arabia over how it runs Hajj after a stampede previous year killed more than 750 people. A coalition of Gulf nations on Wednesday also criticized Khamenei. He described Iranian leaders as sons of "magus" , a reference to Zoroastrianism, the dominant belief in Persia until the Muslim Arab invasion of the region that is now Iran 13 centuries ago.

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British Airways passengers face delays worldwide because of computer glitch

An unexplained computer outage has resulted in widespread delays for British Airways flights. There have been no apparent cancellation of flights, despite long queues and manual check-in. That did not stop customers at United States airports from expressing their frustration on Twitter. Another passenger, 29-year-old Matthew Walker from London, had waited more than two hours to board his flight back to Heathrow, reporting that ground staff were unable to access their computer systems to ...

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Will Saudi drive a crude output freeze?

Global oil prices have slipped to 47 U.S. dollars per barrel on receding hopes for imminent action to tackle a supply glut. The commodity now trades near $46.42 a barrel. The previous attempt at reaching a deal in April was scuppered by OPEC member Iran's refusal to agree to any production freeze, and there are worries about the chances of a deal in Algiers.

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Trump seeks distance from donation supporting Florida

Prior to August, there were 15 mentions of Bondi and Donald Trump, none of which included the phrase "pay to play", according to a transcript search. Many turned that down. At a campaign rally in Tampa, Clinton knocked Trump's national security credentials and touted her own experience as secretary of state and as a USA senator representing NY.

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Calais migrants: Work to start on UK-funded wall

The new 13-foot (4 metre) high wall will be built of smooth concrete, making it hard to climb, and will line the roads into the port town of Calais where the entrance to the channel tunnel also sits. I suppose it has something to do with Trump's rhetoric and the perceived disrespecting of Mexicans. Critics say that it is a waste of money. François Guennoc of Auberge des Migrants, a French aid group in Calais, said: "This wall is the latest extension to kilometres of fencing and security ...

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Turkey says ready to help any U.S. initiative to capture Raqqa

The two countries also differ on Turkey's operation in Syria, as along with the Islamic State, Turkey considers YPG, a Syrian Kurdish group, to be a terrorist group. Washington says Turkish attacks on Kurdish-aligned militias damage a US-backed coalition that is fighting Islamic State. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that Syrian rebels backed by the military have driven out all "terrorist organisations" from a strip of Syrian land bordering Turkey.

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Poll Shows Tight Presidential Race in Florida

Clinton maintained Thursday in a Reno speech. " Ku Klux Klan values, David Duke values, Donald Trump values are not American values", Kaine said while campaigning in Tallahassee at Florida A&M University. The Republican candidate is favored by white voters 52-41 percent, yet Clinton is backed by non-white voters by a staggering 77-15 percent. Trump himself accused Clinton of "trying to smear" his supporters.

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UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton has 2-point lead over Donald Trump

Clinton in the past had said that she deleted some 30,000 emails which were personal related to things like yoga and marriage planning. Pollsters questioned 400 Jews and 100 Arabs for the survey . "This will require military warfare, but also cyberwarfare, financial warfare and ideological warfare", Trump said during an address in Philadelphia .

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Philippines accuses China of secretly building island in South China Sea

China and ASEAN members agreed at their meeting to set up hotlines between their foreign ministries to tackle maritime emergencies in the disputed sea, participants said. It was an apparent attempt to publicize its concerns before ASEAN leaders met with Chinese Premier Li Kequiang in the Laotian capital in a side summit.

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Pakistan envoy summoned over 'discourtesy' to Indian envoy

What made the summons a requisite was the purposeful disrespect extended to the Indian High Commissioner, Gautam Bambawale yesterday in Karachi. On Monday, the Indian envoy had criticised the neighbouring country for commenting on the unrest in the Valley.

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Turkey strikes more Daesh targets in Syria

The FSA, backed by Turkish armor, artillery and jets, has so far cleared 32 villages of DAESH since the launch of the operation and gained an area of over 400 kilometers wide on Turkey's border, and almost 25 kilometers of depth into Syria.

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Excellent New Pic Of Obama And Putin Giving Each Other Death Stares

As NPR's David Welna reported earlier this summer , Secretary of State John Kerry has been pushing for a deal between the US and Russian Federation that would have the two countries coordinate their military efforts to target mutual enemies in Syria.

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Did not take Hurriyat leader's refusal to meet as insult: Yechury

They also asked the Central and State Governments to take steps to ensure that educational institutions, Government offices and commercial establishments start functioning normally at the earliest. This includes hundreds of people being blinded by the pellet guns used by the Indian army, to counter their demonstrations, said Malala. The spokesman said such fabrications to discredit the resistance leadership may fool people in India but will not achieve anything with people in Kashmir who are ...

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Biden Admits Hillary Has a Trust Problem, Tries to Offer Her Advice

According to Politico , Michelle Obama will play her part in Clinton's election efforts on September 16 in the Northern Virginia suburbs and will follow a long line of high-profile Democrats and celebrities. The pair appeared together in Pittsburgh on Monday, with Joe Biden's team planning further appearances. In addition to celebrating American workers and organized labor, they will also be talking about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's economic plans and how ...

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House to vote on bill allowing 9/11 lawsuits against Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama is widely expected to use his veto powers if the bill passes in the House. In May, the Senate unanimously passed the bill, but the New York Post reported that an amendment added at the last minute may make it largely toothless.

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Sturgeon to hold 'listening exercise' with nation

Scotland's First Minister shares her story in a new book by author Mandy Rhodes, Scottish Party Leaders , which is serialised in today's edition of The Sunday Times . Ms Sturgeon slammed Brexit as "meaningless soundbites" as she began to set out her new plan for Scotland "in these new times". "The debate must include an examination of independence".

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Obama pledges help for Laos

Duterte last week said China had sent barges to the contested Scarborough Shoal and had appeared to begin construction there for the first time. A new security deal signed in March will allow for an even more heightened USA military presence throughout the Philippines, something that comes at a critical moment.

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Obama, Duterte exchange 'pleasantries' after spat

Ireneo Fidel Cornista, Philippine Liason Offi cer to Brunei and a member of the presidential protocol team, told journalists that Duterte's absence at the UN-Asean summit was "not intentional" and was only caused by delays in the Asean-China meeting.

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Satellite destroyed in SpaceX explosion could cost $50 million

The launch pad itself was clearly damaged but the scope has yet to be fully determined, he said, noting the company also operates two other launch pads, one in neighboring Kennedy Space Center, and another in California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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Obama Says Hackers Shouldn't Create a Cyber 'Wild Wild West'

Talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov aimed at finding at least a limited agreement on Syria could take "several more days", Obama said. support for Kurds fighting the Islamic State group in Syria. Peskov said Russian Federation will "proceed from the principle of reciprocity". It appeared Sunday as if they were getting close: American officials scheduled a press conference and installed two podiums , then hastily had to remove one when Kerry ...

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Wave of IS-claimed bombings in Syria kill at least 48

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army rebels have cleared the area between the northern Syrian border towns of Azaz and Jarablus, Turkey's prime minister Binali Yildirim said. "All the terrorist organizations are pushed back, they are gone", Yildirim said, speaking at a dinner with non-government organizations in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir.

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Dozens killed in multiple bombings in Syria's government-held areas

Two simultaneous blasts hit the Arzouna bridge area of the northwestern coastal city of Tartous and state television also said there was an explosion along the al-Sobura/al-Bija road outside Damascus . Successive rounds of worldwide negotiations aimed at find a political solution have failed to bear fruit, though US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are due to resume discussions on stemming the violence Monday.

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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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