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Address rape victims of South Sudan hotel rampage, U.S. says

Renewed fighting between soldiers loyal to president Salva Kiir and those backing ex-rebel leader Machar broke out in July sending Machar into exile after his base was bombed using helicopter guns by Kiir's forces. "There really is no time to delay, given the acute humanitarian needs of the population and the insecurity that has plagued many parts of the country", said the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, leading the delegation, after her arrival for a three-day visit.

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Clinton, Trump take questions at forum

The Democratic presidential nominee spent nearly a third of her allotted half-hour explaining and apologizing for her use of a private email server while Secretary of State. For most of the campaign, Clinton has largely kept her travelling press corps at a distance, choosing instead to sit for one-on-one interviews with local and national broadcasters, to call into cable TV shows, appear on podcasts and talk with new media websites .

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No relief from Supreme Court to music composer Vishal Dadlani

An FIR was lodged against Dadlani for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the with his sarcastic tweet on the Jain monk. The case was registered on a complaint filed by Punit Arora, a resident of Ambala Cantonment who is said to be a follower of the monk.

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India says submarine document leak 'a case of hacking'

Kalvari' (Tiger Shark), the first of the six French Scorpene class submarines being built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd for the Indian Navy, went to sea in May 2016. The six submarines are now under construction in a Naval shipyard in Mumbai, with the first set to go into service by the end of 2016. DCNS, which is two-thirds owned by the French government, will design 12 new submarines for Australia.

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Nigerian army arrests journalist with links to Boko Haram

Opuiyo said the suspect was arrested by operatives of the service in Nasarawa Bakoko village in Cross River on August 22. The Army or other security agencies are yet to confirm or deny his arrest. "During preliminary investigation, the suspected terrorist personally confirmed his photograph on the wanted list and further revealed that he specialized on rearing animals for the terrorist group ".

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Syrians return to Jarablus from Turkey after DAESH ousted

Turkish officials made it clear the 90 km stretch of land was their goal, but never how deep into Syria this was meant to reach. It appears that is what the Turkish military is preparing. Cemal, who lost his father in the war, said his family had held on thanks to support from the Turkish people and the opportunities available in the country.

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Cauvery water dispute: Karnataka government to move SC to seek relief

The protestors who had gathered at the bus station raised slogans against water resources minister, M B Patil, for failing to furnish accurate information to Supreme Court, and senior advocate, Fali Nariman, for not placing affective arguments on behalf of the state in SC.

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Indian Government Not Considering Crackdown on Kashmir Protesters

The delegation would be meeting in Delhi on Wednesday and submit a report to the government based on their interactions with individuals and groups. Valley has been simmering since the death of Hizbul militant Burhan Wani in an encounter in south Kashmir on July 8.

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Bill Clinton addresses charity donation controversy at campaign rally in Orlando

A Cuban-American Republican who served as former President George W. Bush's commerce secretary stars in a new political TV ad - for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton . On Tuesday, he spoke lovingly about traveling the globe and doing Clinton Foundation work. "I am so happy to have all of you with me", Clinton said Monday morning in greeting the press on its inaugural flight, adding, "I've been just waiting for this moment".

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Lavrov, Kerry may meet on Syria

There is concern in parts of the heterodox HNC that United States president Barack Obama, in search of a legacy in Syria , will scramble to secure a deal with Russian Federation that many Syrians oppose. The issue of Russian hackers being implicated in breaching USA cyberspace was a key issue at the summit. So it's a tactical thing, but it's also political.

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EU's Tusk tells UK's May: Start Brexit talks soon

In a sign that Brussels was waiting for Mrs May to clarify when she will trigger Article 50, Mr Tusk said it was a "crucial time" for the United Kingdom and for the European Union and he wanted the process to start "as soon as possible". May has said she will not show her hand before starting the Brexit talks, giving few details of what her government wants when it leaves the EU. That prompted the Labour leader's team to stress that he backed "full access" to the single market for goods ...

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Calendar Shows Hillary Clinton Meetings With Foundation Donors

Granted, there's no evidence that any Clinton Foundation donors got tangible favors in exchange for their generosity. According to 2010 census data , that neighborhood consists of 93 percent black residents, a demographic Hillary Clinton has consistently fared better with than her opponent, GOP candidate Donald Trump.

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Sam Allardyce: England scars still healing following Iceland defeat

The Trabzonspor defender vented his frustrations at the officials saying, "There is only one place at the World Cup". Allardyce rejected the notion that the team were "damaged" by their experiences in France but admitted they struggled to express themselves in his first match as manager.

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Trump, Clinton Focus on National Security

Democrats and even some Republicans have painted Mr Trump as unfit to serve as United States commander-in-chief but he has made up some ground on rival Hillary Clinton . "Maybe we'll start thinking about taking their press credentials away from them", Trump said of the Times at a rally in CT. In recent days, Trump has kick-started his first paid TV advertising campaign, which analysts says is traditionally very late for a presidential candidate .

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ASEAN eye protocols to prevent sea clashes

China has rejected the ruling, which was filed by the Philippines in 2013. The competing territorial claims have always been a major source of tension in the region, with China using deadly force twice to seize control of islands from Vietnam.

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ASEAN, China plan hotline to avoid South China Sea clashes

As regards the July 12 ruling of the arbitral tribunal, Andanar said there were also no categorical statements made for China to comply with the ruling. Philippines and Vietnam have sought in the past that Asean opposes as a united front the Chinese claim, but were frustrated at recent summits by a veto of Cambodia, where China has large investment projects.

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Ahead of summit, Philippines shows images of Chinese boats at disputed shoal

The summit took place several weeks after China and Asean set a deadline to finish the framework for a binding Code of Conduct (CoC) by the middle of next year to address issues faced by the claimant countries. He also said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is not qualified to be president, and "every time he speaks, that opinion is confirmed", according to the AP.

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West Bank court rules against holding local Palestinian elections

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - The Palestinian high court on Thursday postponed municipal elections that had been set for next month, putting on hold what would have been the first real test of political support for archrivals Hamas and Fatah in a decade.

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Apple Watch 2 adds Global Positioning System and new GPU

Apple unveiled the newest iteration of its smartwatch last night, with a handful of additions that offer new possibilities to games developers. Anyway that's the name they've giving to their new wireless headphones, which are set to make the transition to a phone without a 3.5mm jack that little bit easier.

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Seeking smoother summit, ASEAN to skirt mention of South China Sea ruling

But the draft also contains strongly voiced concern over Beijing's aggressive island construction in the South China Sea, which Southeast Asian countries fear could destabilize the region. Obama has urged China to adhere to the rule of law and not take unilateral measures that could raise tensions. It also rebuked China for forcibly preventing Filipinos from fishing in their traditional areas.

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Trump Defends Tweet Blaming Gender Integration for Sexual Assault in the Military

Hillary Clinton says it was inappropriate for Republican Donald Trump to discuss his intelligence briefing. "You have reported. you have the report of rape and nobody gets prosecuted". Many point fingers at the news media, saying Trump's personal attacks and outbursts have received too much attention. "Before you know it he said, 'Sign these waivers.' I'm like, 'Waivers for what?' And it had nothing on there about Trump ".

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Caroline Wozniacki, showing a new edge, slices into US Open semis

Australian Open champion Kerber defeated Italy's Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-0 to reach her second semi-final in NY having also made the last four in 2011. "I definitely do feel like I have an advantage here - I sleep at home in my own bed, have home-cooked food and have my friends and family here, " said Wozniacki, whose mother does the cooking.

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Russia: Israel, Palestinian leaders agree to meet for talks

Just this week, Bogdanov attempted to broker a summit between Abbas and Netanyahu in Moscow . Polish President Andrzej Duda, left, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas inspect the honor guard during an official welcoming ceremony in the courtyard of the presidential palace in Warsaw , Poland, Tuesday, Sept.

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UN Rights Chief Calls for International Probe of Yemen Violence

A Saudi-led Arab military coalition started air strikes against Houthis in support of the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in March 2015. The United Nations' human rights chief Thursday called for an independent global investigation of abuses in Yemen that include military attacks on residential areas and medical facilities.

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PM Narendra Modi at Asean summit: Export of terror common security threat

PM announced hosting Commemorative Summit on "Shared Values, Common Destiny" in 2017 in India. But he says the US wants these disputes to be resolved peacefully and will keep working to help make that happen. In this connection, Modi proposed a joint task force on connectivity to work on extension of the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

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Modi meets Laos PM

This will be followed by Modi's bilateral talks with Laotian counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith. He said that the substance of their strategic partnership covered the economic, security, socio-culture aspects. Our ties with the countries of South East Asia are truly historic . Meanwhile, Prime Minister Najib is also scheduled to have a bilateral meeting with Vietnam and Prime Minister of New Zealand to discuss on issues of mutual concern.

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Korea Launches Yet Another Missile, UN Reacts With Same Old Statement

North Korea fired three missiles into the sea off its east coast as the leaders of the major G20 economies met in China on Monday. The missile launch is "of great concern to the national security of Japan", said Koro Bessho, Japan's U.N. The last UNSC resolution on North Korea, adopted on March 2 - following nearly two months of deliberations - was a response to Pyongyang carrying out a nuclear test in early January, its fourth since 2006.

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Three Sri Lankan cricket team bus attackers killed in Pakistan

According to CTD sources, the terrorists were involved in 2008 Moon Market suicide explosion and the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team attack in 2009. On a tip-off, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel conducted search operation on Sunday at Mian Town Burj area near Ring Road, while the terrorists started firing at the police party.

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Putin yet to decide whether to take part in 2018 presidential elections

Vladimir Putin also spoke of his take on meeting the American president, saying Russian Federation would like to "normalize in full our relations with the United States too", which he called "a very important partner in our eyes". Duterte managed to do both just before flying to Laos for a regional summit, warning Obama not to challenge him over extrajudicial killings in the Philippines.

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Donald Trump plans big hike in United States military spending

When asked what best prepares him to send men and women into harm's way, Trump responded - with a straight face - by saying he has " called so numerous shots". "When I became secretary of state, the Iranians were on a fast track to acquiring the material necessary to get a nuclear weapon", she said. Trump also called for "a court system within the military", seemingly unaware that the military has always been governed by a court system separate from civilians.

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Govt says no to any form of independence after HK vote

Law will now take up a seat in the Legislative Council (LegCo), Hong Kong's lawmaking body. Pro-democracy lawmakerscurrently control 27 of 70 seats in the Legislative Council, compared with 43 held by lawmakers friendly to Beijing. "Whoever becomes (Hong Kong's leader) next year might be asked by Beijing to enact Article 23", Lam says, referring to a hugely controversial anti-subversion law that led to mass street protests in 2003 and the eventual resignation of then Hong Kong Chief ...

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WHO strengthens safe sex guidance when returning from Zika zones

Louis injected mice with Zika in a manner similar to the way people get infected by mosquito bites. Fewer than one in four Americans are very confident that the federal government will be able to respond to a Zika virus outbreak in the United States or overseas, according to a study from the March of Dimes and NORC at the University of Chicago.

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Southampton: Puel pleased to keep Rodriguez

The 27-year-old has endured a torrid time with injury over the last year but returned to action this season under Puel. "I don't know (when he will be fit)". Saints had 11 players on worldwide duty over the past fortnight, leaving Puel to sweat on their return to Staplewood today. "The squad now is concentrated on doing good work against Arsenal".

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Zika: Have safe sex, or no sex, after visiting Singapore

Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis this week released study results showing the Zika virus can live in our eyes. Despite the growing number of Zika cases in NY and throughout the country, Congress left for summer recess without enacting bipartisan legislation to help fight the virus.

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China says wants to 'dispel interference' in South China Sea

In recent years, China built islands on reefs and islets in the Spratlys archipelago capable of supporting military operations. A joint statement after the Tuesday summit said it "took note of the concerns expressed by some leaders on the land reclamations and escalation of activities in the area, which have eroded trust and confidence, increased tensions and may undermine peace, security and stability in the region".


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