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Obama: Americans will reject Trump's 'wacky' ideas

However, successive interviews with the electorate have shown that many of Trump's supporters feel that he is a good businessman - despite his many failed business ventures - and that he will bring that business acumen to the Oval Office if he is chosen.

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Dozens of tourists stuck in French Alps cable cars rescued

ET) and the cars were rolled back down the mountain, according to Walter Milan, spokesman for Italy's mountain rescue service. The final passengers trapped in cable cars high over the slopes of Mont Blanc were brought back to an altitude station after repairs to tangled cables were completed successfully, the cable auto operator said on Friday.

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US, South Korea Vow to Uphold UN Sanctions on North Korea

The statement from the Security Council said members would closely monitor the situation and "take further significant measures in line with the Council's previously expressed determination" without elaborating further. The North's KCNA news agency said Kim personally oversaw Monday's missile firing, which he "appreciated as ideal". Kim described the August test as the "greatest success" and said it put the United States mainland within striking range.

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Najib lauds Obama for boosting US-Asean ties

ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines , Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, with host country Laos holding the rotating chairmanship of the bloc this year. president planned to raise concerns about a war on crime in the Philippines that has claimed 3,000 lives in just over two months. But Obama pointedly told the meeting that the arbitration ruling, which China refuses to recognize, was "binding".

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Pennsylvania IDs its first case of sexually transmitted Zika

The head of the government's fight against the Zika virus says that "we are now essentially out of money" and warns that the country is "about to see a bunch of kids born with microcephaly" in the coming months. But progress on all fronts - not just drug development but mosquito eradication, diagnostic testing and research to understand all of Zika's effects - will be delayed without adequate federal funding.

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Pakistan hit by attack on Christian colony and court bombing

In the town of Mardan, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Peshawar , a suicide bomber threw a grenade at the district court before detonating his explosives, according to government spokesman Mushtaq Ghani. He said the attackers killed one Christian in the neighborhood. Security forces promptly responded. "A house to house search is in progress", it said.

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Obama, Duterte in crime-war clash

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte insisted on Friday he had not meant to insult U.S. leader Barack Obama, but immediately took aim at another global figure by labelling United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon a "fool". The President said the cuss word was just an expression which was better translated to "son of a bitch or son of a gun". Mr Duterte, who assumed the presidency in June, has had an uneasy relationship with the U.S., his country's longtime treaty ally.

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Trump says Putin better leader than Obama

He has parted ways with Trump on some of the GOP nominee's most widely criticized statements, such as his call to ban Muslims from traveling into the USA and his claim that a US -born judge of Mexican ancestry could not fairly preside over lawsuits against Trump University.

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Modi participates in East Asia Summit

Islamabad and New Delhi have been engaged in verbal exchanges since the alleged encounter death of "Hizb-ul poster boy" Burhan Wani on July 8 in Anantnag, which triggered unrest in the Kashmir valley. In his remarks today, the Prime Minister said that ASEAN is central to India's Act East policy. "During the visit, I will also have the opportunity to interact with the leaders of participating countries to discuss bilateral issues of mutual concern".

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Pentagon says North Korea nuclear test a "serious provocation"

Reportedly, the blast was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. An official at Seoul's quake and Volcano Monitoring Division points at the epicentre of seismic waves in North Korea. Describing the test as " not wise ", it also condemned the South's decision to deploy an advanced USA anti-missile system in the region. North Korea is believed to have carried out its fifth nuclear test on Friday in a costly attempt to maintain its existence at the risk of further isolating ...

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France's Hollande condemns North Korean nuclear test

It is the fifth time the country has tested nuclear weapons but is suspected by South Korea to be the North's most powerful ever test - believed to be two thirds as strong as the 1945 Hiroshima bomb. This would make Friday's reported test larger than the nuclear bomb dropped by the United States on the Japanese city of Hiroshima in the Second World War.

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Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to launch new drive for second referendum

Since then, Ms. Sturgeon has continued to repeat that the option of a new referendum on independence, after that of September 2014, is on the table. But instead of recovering at home, Ms Sturgeon, now 46, continued with her public engagements, marking the 40th anniversary of the Ibrox football stadium disaster on January 3, 2011.

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Donald Tusk urges Theresa May to start Brexit negotiations

The U.K.is looking to negotiate a special deal with the rest of the European Union to sell more of their products overseas but a number of European Union politicians are calling for a strict approach to the U.K.'s exit, including calling for the U.K.to pay what they say are billions of euros in outstanding debt to the economic bloc.

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United Kingdom leader May, Cabinet to chart European Union exit at Chequers retreat

Sunday's mail describe that, May's Chequers' meeting on Wednesday as a "back to school" cabinet meeting during which she was expected to order fight Brexit ministers to end any turf wars. "But I think a lot of people I know are saying to themselves, 'It wasn't the right decision.' A lot of people are angry that they were quite clearly misled by the Brexit campaign", he said.

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EU's Tusk calls for Brexit talks to start

Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, said: "This Government isn't concealing its hand - it hasn't got a hand or, it would appear, a clue". Jeremy Corbyn added in response: "Can the Prime Minister tells the House what the Government's position actually is"? He had told the House of Commons on Monday that it was "very improbable" that the United Kingdom would stay in the single market.

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Tourists rescued after overnight Mont Blanc cable vehicle ordeal

The cable cars "restarted five minutes ago, the last cable (which was blocking the system) was untangled", Mathieu Dechavanne, CEO of the Mont-Blanc Company that manages the system, told AFP just before 8am (0600 GMT). Four helicopters had managed to rescue 65 people from the cable cars before night fell over the Alps, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in a statement.

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Recent Earthquake In North Korea Caused By Another Nuclear Test

In its statement the North said it could now produce "at will, and as many as it wants, a variety of smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear warheads of higher strike power". Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn of South Korea called an emergency meeting of top security officials, while his boss, President Park Geun-hye, cut short a visit to Laos, the president's office said.

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Turkish soldiers return fire on Syrian Kurdish militia - military officials

The Russian Foreign Ministry warned yesterday Turkey's actions "could further complicate the military and political situation in Syria , which is dire as it is", and jeopardise peace efforts. "From now on, we have to show that we exist in the region". Relations between Turkey and Russia are even worse than those with the U.S. Diplomatic ties cratered previous year when, after repeated violations of Turkey's territorial sovereignty, Turkey shot down a Russian military plane illegally in ...

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Here's how Europe reacted to Trump's 'bromance' with Putin

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks with "Today" show co-anchor Matt Lauer at the NBC Commander-In-Chief Forum held at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space museum aboard the decommissioned aircraft carrier Intrepid, New York , Wednesday, Sept.

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Erdogan, Putin to continue efforts to achieve truce on Aleppo ceasefire

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin , on Thursday agreed to intensify efforts to convince warring parties in Syria on a cease-fire in Aleppo, Anadolu Agency has learned. Syrian rebels supported by Turkish and coalition air strikes pushed further west into areas held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria. The plan calls for an 18-month transitional period, during which the country would be led by an interim government comprised of current ...

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Britain, France to begin construction of Calais wall

The plan has already attracted criticism from local residents who have started calling it "the great wall of Calais ". Aid group Auberge des Migrants says 11 migrants have died this year - seven on the highways. There is still more to do. Built from smooth concrete to make it hard to scale without ladders, the wall will be part of £17m package of measures the United Kingdom is undertaking with the French, which also include investing in space for 200 lorries at Calais so that they have ...

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Philippine leader takes thinly veiled dig at US

Mr Duterte blamed the media for distorting his words, saying he did utter "son of a bitch" but it was not directed at Mr Obama. Obama cancelled a planned meeting over the insults, but later briefly met with Duterte on the sidelines of a regional summit in Laos, urging him to conduct his crime war "the right way".

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EpiPen Maker To Offer Generic Version for 50% Less

If the FDA and news outlets would educate the public about this alternative, meaningful competition and market forces would quickly bring down the cost of the EpiPen. Unlike other countries, the USA doesn't regulate medicine prices, so drugmakers may charge as much as they want. Mylan said it will keep in place the $300 savings card for the branded EpiPen and the revised patient assistance program announced last week.

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Obama meets Duterte after 'whore' slur

He also said he showed a picture of an atrocity during the USA pacification campaign in the southern Philippines at the beginning of the last century at the East Asia Summit in Laos that included Obama, in order to stop criticism over human rights violations in the war on illegal drugs.

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Matteo Darmian set to leave Manchester United

The Red Devils boss was pleased to confirm that his squad have no injury problems to contend with and all his players are fit and available for selection to face their Manchester rivals tomorrow. Sergio [Romero] and Marcos [Rojo] went around the globe!" Pep urged: "Let me live this derby and after I can tell you how it can compare with Spain and Munich.

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Frustration for thousands of BA passengers after 'worldwide' glitch at check-in desks

A computer problem in a new British Airways (BA) check-in system caused delays on the airline's network September 6. Passengers took to Twitter to complain about the delays, which were reported at various airports including Phoenix, Atlanta , Seattle and San Francisco.

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IAG's British Airways Says Computer Outage Is Delaying Flights

The airline said some flights had been cancelled due to the unspecified technical problems and passengers are being told to check-in online before they travel. Alex Kintzer , a passenger on board a San Francisco to London Heathrow flight, was handed a letter by BA staff apologising for the delay. City Airport in the east of the capital delayed flights as protesters swam across a dock and "occupied" the runway.

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Eric Bailly: 'Jose Mourinho like a father figure'

He also struck the victor in the Community Shield at Wembley as United beat Leicester City to win their first trophy under their new boss. Meanwhile, they found that the club overspent for centre-back Eric Bailly by €23.5 m, which earned him second place, just trailing Gonzalo Higuain, who made the move from Napoli to Juventus for a reported fee of €90 m.

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European Union rebuffs German minister Gabriel over TTIP comments

At the weekend, German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the talks were " de facto dead", though Chancellor Angela Merkel backs the talks and Italy's trade and industry minister said it was essential they bore fruit. This news story is related to Print/146465-France-seeks-halt-to-talks-on-EU-US-trade-deal/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. But French junior trade minister Matthias Fekl said there was "no more political support in France" for the talks because USA negotiators ...

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Quinnipiac poll: Trump, Clinton tied in Florida

Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump on Thursday (Friday NZ Time ) for his condemnation of American military generals and his praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying her Republican opponent had "failed" at proving he can be commander in chief .

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Amid struggle for Syria deal, Obama and Putin to m

She said she had "an absolute rock steadiness" to be able to make tough decisions, a not so subtle dig at Trump, who Democrats say is temperamentally unfit for the White House. However, Putin said that an agreement with the USA on finding a way to significantly reduce the death toll in Syria could be reached in the next few days.

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Obama: I don't take Philippines president's 'son of a b----' comments personally

Philippine ambassador to Laos Marciano Paynor said the tiff with Obama was part of a learning curve for Duterte, who needed a chance to make the transition from being a city mayor to a head of state. "You must be respectful". "I never made statement ... it's just a media spin". Obama cancelled Tuesday's planned meeting with Duterte on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-hosted summit after the notoriously acid-tongued Philippine president launched a barrage of ...

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Biden asks US Congress to allow unencumbered Zika funding vote

Those lawmakers include vulnerable GOP incumbents like Sen. Gardner said that he also voted to approve more than $1.1 billion to combat Zika, but that the "partisan minority" in the Senate chose to block it. "It is a genuine health threat". Menendez said that Zika is a national epidemic and that the decision to recess congress of the summer without implementing a plan to halt the spread was a failure on behalf of legislators.

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Minnesota Democrats attempt to strip Trump from ballot

As part of the presidential nomination process, each party is required to give the Minnesota Secretary of State three names: the party's candidates for president and vice president, 10 presidential electors, and 10 alternate presidential electors.

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Menendez Makes Personal Plea for Zika Funding

Senate negotiations are centered around $1.1 billion in funding to fund the federal government's response to the virus, the amount included in the Senate's original bill to respond to the virus and the conference report negotiated by top appropriators in both the House and the Senate.


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