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US Navy Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Boat

On Wednesday, Iranian ships " harassed " US ships on three separate occasions, including one instance that provoked a coastal patrol ship - the USS Squall - to fire three warning shots . A series of naval stand-offs between Iranian speedboats and US warships in the Strait of Hormuz also occurred in December 2007 and January 2008. "Our ships are operating as they have for years in that part of the world, in global waters, and will continue to do so", Cook said.

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Wanted Nigerian journalist, Ahmad Salkida, reportedly released from DSS custody

The Nigerian Army has said troops on Tuesday 6th September 2016, arrested a Boko Haram suspect Muhammed Bulama in Yobe State, he is number 105 on the wanted list. Their abduction triggered wide protests across nations, with a slogan, "Bring Back Our Girls". He was released without conditions and all documents and devices confiscated from him were returned.

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Emily Thornberry 'disgusted' at Labour bid to end Corbyn leadership

Registered supporters Meanwhile, among registered supporters it was 70 per cent to 25 per cent in favour of Mr Corbyn. And then, if that wasn't bad enough, hundreds of thousands of fully paid-up Labour party members were excluded from taking part in the election, having been told the opposite when they joined.

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Kashmir separatist leaders snub Indian government-led all-party delegation

Saugata Roy (AITC); Dilip Tirkey (BJD); Sitaram Yechury, (CPI (M)); Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav (RJD); D. Raja, (CPI); Dushyant Chautala, (INLD); E. Ahmad (IUML); and Tiruchi Siva (DMK). "Briefing media, MoS PMO, Jitendra Singh said", Delegation feels there's no place for violence in a civilised society, there can be no compromise on issue of national sovereignty".

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South China Sea dominates ASEAN-China Summit

A minor achievement was reached, The Wall Street Journal reports , in the form of a telephone hotline between China and Southeast Asian countries. The July 12 United Nations ruling on the South China Sea ended a three-year-long global arbitration started by the Philippines, but China dismissed the results out of hand, with state media calling the verdict "waste paper".

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Dwyane Wade speaks on returning home to Chicago

That objective, that mission came into focus after Aldridge was gunned down. While most sane humans reacted to the Chicago shooting by offering their condolences to the Wade and Aldridge families, resident racist Donald Trump decided the best way for him to grieve was to use the mother-of-four's murder to attract black voters! He criticized Donald Trump's politically-charge Tweet about her death and said he wishes news coverage of Aldridge's death had been more respectful of her role as ...

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Free Syrian Army Clears Turkish-Syrian Border of Daesh Militants

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said his nation's forces and Syrian rebels had pushed back "terrorist organisations" on its southern border with Syria, depriving IS of a key transit point for recruits and supplies. Islamic State used the area, northeast of Aleppo , to bring foreign fighters into its territories in Iraq and Syria. Ankara fears that advances by the Kurdish YPG militia will embolden Kurdish militants on its own soil.

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Name release - Harbour Bridge incident

Officers from the Deodar police boat pulled the man from the water and performed CPR on him as they travelled to the Marine Rescue Centre in Mechanics Bay. Police were called at 11am with reports Mr Eccleston had broken into a woman's home and stole cash before taking off with her auto. Police called off the chase in Newmarket because of the unsafe way he was driving, Inspector Beggs said.

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British Airways hit by computer glitch, protesters

The airline said, though, that it was checking passengers "as normal" at major London airports Heathrow and Gatwick. A British Airways spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider that the delays were caused by a problem with the airline's check-in system and only affected flights coming in from the US.

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Storm could bring 4-7 inches of rain to Lowcountry tomorrow

A hurricane watch was posted for Hawaii County and those in the main Hawaiian Islands were urged to monitor the storm's progress. The next tropical storm names in the Atlantic are Hermine and Ian. At the same time, a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico prompted the U.S. National Hurricane Center to issue a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for areas of Florida's Gulf coast.

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Airstrikes kill 24 civilians in Syria

In extremely high doses, chlorine can be fatal. The bombs left people in need of treatment, the British-based monitor said, adding most were civilians. A recent United Nations report determined that both the government and Islamic State militants have used chemical weapons on several occasions. Government forces are also positioned close to al-Bab.

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Protests continue as K'taka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

Karnataka will shut down on Friday to protest against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu following a Supreme Court order. On Tuesday, the government of Karnataka had made a decision to release water of Cauvery river, as in the wake of court order, protests intensified and farmers blocked the Bengaluru - Mysuru highway.

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Critics blast Matt Lauer during NBC forum

Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRyan: Putin is an "aggressor" The Hill's 12:30 Report Lawmakers struggle to steer spotlight back to deficit MORE is criticizing Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonThe Hill's 12:30 Report Lawmakers struggle to steer spotlight back to deficit Report: Trump adviser repeatedly interrupted intel briefing MORE for a "disastrous" news conference.

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U.S. tries to push for new peace deal in Yemen

Speaking through a translator in the first public comments on recent surgery in the United States, he complained about his back. Yemen has been ravaged by civil war since late 2014, when Houthi rebels overran capital Sanaa and a number of other provinces, forcing President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi and his Saudi-backed government to temporarily flee to Riyadh.

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Turkish military says takes control of four settlements in Syria operation

In return, Obama wants Turkey to participate in, if not lead, the offensive to retake Raqqa. "Turkey will have no problem with such action", Erdogan said. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday suggested Turkey and the U.S. are ready to drive the Islamic State from its Syrian stronghold of al-Raqqa.

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German anti-immigrant party beats Merkel's CDU

Germany has witnessed growing anti-refugee and anti-Muslim sentiment in recent years, triggered by propaganda from far-right and populist parties which have exploited the refugee crisis and fears of religious extremism and terrorist groups.

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UN Security Council issues joint statement on North Korea missile tests

Obama said the latest launches of ballistic missiles during the G20 summit in China were provocative and that the country needed to know such actions would increase its isolation in the world. Obama said the U.S. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 . North Korea rejects the ban as infringing its sovereign right to pursue a space programme and self defence and has nevertheless conducted a fourth nuclear test and a series of missile tests this year in ...

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Female WWII Pilot Is Finally Laid To Rest At Arlington National Cemetery

She died a month after then-Secretary of the Army John McHugh rescinded the right for WASP members to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. In May, President Barack Obama signed a bill into law that overturned the U.S. "Even if there are no ashes left, I would like an empty urn placed at Arlington", she said in the letter. "These were feisty, brave, adventurous, patriotic women, " she says.

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Abbas says no meeting with Netanyahu in Moscow planned

Any meeting between the two men would represent a breakthrough of sorts. "There's a clear trend of attempting to damage Abu Mazen by various elements, including Israel ", Mohammed al-Madani, a member of the central committee of Abbas's Fatah political party, told Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz .

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Ambrose says she's against Leitch's proposal to screen for 'anti-Canadian values'

The Tory hopeful, who says her own family immigrated to Canada in the 1800s, told Tremonti the survey is a entry point for a larger conversation about what values Canadians respect. Since my commentary last week denouncing Leitch's idea, I've received a few insulting messages suggesting that refugees are a threat to Canada. "So why would we not ask some simple questions with regards to whether you believe in a equality of rights ...?" "This isn't about disagreement, but about acceptance of a ...

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Modi leaves for home after attending ASEAN, East Asia Summits

PM Narendra Modi addressed 11th East Asia Summit today in Laos . 123. We further reaffirmed the need to enhance mutual trust and confidence, exercise self-restraint in the conduct of activities and avoid actions that may further complicate the situation, and pursue peaceful resolution of disputes in accordance with worldwide law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

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Syrian opposition wants six-month transition from Assad

On Monday, Obama didn't provide details about where his negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin broke down, The Associated Press reports. The HNC is an umbrella organisation formed at the end of 2015 to represent the moderate political and military groups that oppose the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Narendra Modi begins Day 2 of G20 Summit in China

He also appealed the grouping to "isolate and sanction supporters of terrorism". "Terrorists in South Asia, or anywhere for that matter, do not own banks or weapons factories". Modi condemned the 30 August attack on the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek in which a suicide bomber crashed his vehicle at the entrance of the mission before blowing himself up, according to a Reuters news report.

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Quinnipiac Poll Shows Libertarians Cost Clinton In Ohio

According to RealClearPolitics' current projections , even winning all four states highlighted in this poll won't be enough to clinch the presidency for Trump. The group will meet at the New York Historical Society in Manhattan. But she defended her support for USA military intervention to help oust a dictator in Libya, despite the chaotic aftermath.

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Comedian Kapil Sharma lashes out at PM Modi over "BMC bribe"

The actor's Twitter base that accounts for more than six million followers made sure the tweet went viral and knocking at the doors of important people. It asked Sharma to make a formal complaint and also name the officer who demanded bribe from him. The BMC meanwhile which was quick to reply to it put out a statement by the BMC vigilance chief engineer Manohar Pawar that the BMC has taken a serious view of the corruption.

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#LaueringtheBar: Matt Lauer Takes Media Criticism Over Clinton-Trump Forum Moderation

Following Clinton on the forum however, Trump stood by the claim he was against the war. Clinton praised members of the media who questioned their colleagues, suggesting that they were too easy on Trump. In one instance, she had said: "Our decision was to put together an worldwide coalition, including Russian Federation and China to exert the kind of pressure that the United States alone could not do".

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Turkey says ready to help any US initiative to capture Raqqa

Erdogan said he had agreed with President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in China to do "what is necessary" to drive IS out of Raqa. Afrin is controlled by the Kurdish People's Protection Units, known as YPG, that are allied with the United States in the fight against Islamic State in Syria .

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China warns Hong Kong: Do not back independence

Law has previously distanced himself from the more radical "localist" movement, which includes activists who are stridently pro-independence and have in the past advocated violence. The city-wide vote was the biggest since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014 and saw candidates fighting for seats in the LegCo amid concerns grow that Beijing is tightening its grip on the semi-autonomous city.

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Kerry to meet with Russian minister on Syria

Russian Federation said it's preparing for talks on a Syrian cease-fire deal between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva, even as the State Department insisted there are still too many issues to resolve to merit a meeting.

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Charges filed against Green Party candidate Jill Stein

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and another neighboring tribe oppose the construction of the pipeline, which the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says would disrupt sacred land and affect its people's water supply. On Tuesday, a federal judge granted in part and denied in part a temporary restraining order requested by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a neighboring tribe.

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China appreciates Putin's position on South China Sea issue

He urged ASEAN nations to work constructively with each other to lower tensions and promote regional stability. "We hope the U.S. can take an objective and just attitude with respect to South China Sea issues", Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in Beijing.

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Putin Hopes Russia, US Could Fully Normalize Relations

Obama has expressed skepticism that Russian Federation would hold to its agreement. In China, Erdogan said he told all world leaders at the Antalya summit previous year that "in Syria a safe zone could be set up. "I like it a lot", he added. And frankly, we've got more capacity than anybody, both offensively and defensively. The two leaders also discussed "cyber issues", but the official didn't say whether Mr.

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Obama says South China Sea ruling 'binding'

However, Duterte expressed alarm after a Philippine surveillance plane recently spotted four Chinese coast guard ships, four suspected barges, including one equipped with what appeared to be a crane. "We won in the arbitral court, but we could not enforce it, how can we explain that to our own fishermen?" said the official, who declined to be identified.

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Turkey says some Syrian refugees want to return

Chlorine gas is not listed as a banned chemical weapon in the worldwide Chemical Weapons Convention that Syria agreed to join under the agreement, but its use as a military weapon is banned under global law. Worldwide inspectors issued a report last month saying government forces and Islamic State militants had each carried out chemical attacks. "Big reinforcements arrived from allied groups", the pro-government fighter said.

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New arrests over gas cylinders found near Notre Damein Paris

Paris has been high terror alert since the November 13 attacks in which 130 people were killed. A vehicle carrying gas canisters was discovered Sunday near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris . The auto was found with its hazard lights flashing as if to attract attention, police said, and documents found inside the vehicle were in Arabic. " We think he may have been trying to carry out a test run ", a Paris police official said Wednesday, referring to the car's owner.


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