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India, Myanmar to build bridges

The previous military-backed government brokered individual truces with various insurgent groups and oversaw a ceasefire covering eight minor insurgencies a year ago that fell short of a nationwide deal. India expressed its support for the progress made by Myanmar in its ongoing reform process under hard circumstances including its efforts towards achieving an inclusive and broad based national reconciliation.

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Labour leadership rivals Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith heckled during TV debate

All six of Mr Corbyn's questions at PMQs were on housing, at the first session since the summer recess. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn enjoys strong support from many party members but doesn't command the confidence of the majority of his MPs, losing a vote of no confidence by 172 to 40 in June.

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U.S. lawmaker Royce urges strong response on North Korea

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his country "absolutely can not condone" any such test and would "protest adamantly" to Pyongyang. This was the first test carried out under new North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un. South Korea's weather agency says the explosive yield of the North Korean blast would have been 10 to 12 kilotons, or 70 to 80 percent of the force of the 15-kiloton atomic bomb the United States dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima in 1945.

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Vikings: Surgery gives Bridgewater reason to be 'optimistic'

Whether the Vikings' starter is Hill or Bradford, the team most likely will rely on the running attack, led by All-Pro Peterson, whose career 4.9 yards-per-carry average is fourth-best in National Football League history. Peterson, a seven-time Pro Bowler and four-time All-Pro, has the third-most rushing attempts (2,381), second-most rushing yards (11,675) and most touchdowns (97) of any active National Football League player.

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Brazil's ousted President Rousseff appeals to Supreme Court

In May, Temer assumed control as between time president after the Senate indicted and suspended Rousseff. Rousseff was accused of illegally using money from state banks to cover deficits in the federal budget in an effort to boost her popularity heading into the 2014 presidential election.

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Stampede at INS Hamla recruitment rally

The recruitment drive was carried out the entire day to select candidates for the sailor's post. According to reports, there was an overwhelming response at the INS recruitment exam centre for the Senior Secondary Recruits , and the security present there could not control the surging crowd.

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Clinton rips Trump for lauding Putin

From a factual standpoint, Noyes added that Clinton's " substance wasn't great, and demeanor, she looked irritated, she looked testy " whereas if she had navigated her way through questions about her e-mail scandal more " crisply ", her friends in the press " would have been saying she hit a home run out of the park, but she didn't and they're attacking the interviewer ".

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EU finance ministers to discuss Greece bailout steps

The group is often referred to as "Club Med", even though Portugal is not on the Mediterranean. He called for measures that would boost growth and employment. "The Europe of tomorrow must be based on its deeper values". The next meeting of the grouping was scheduled in Portugal, Tsipras said. "What Europe needs now is unity and definitely not new attempts of division", German lawmaker Manfred Weber, who chairs the European Peoples Party Group in the European parliament, said in a statement.

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Tusk Pushes UK On Brexit 'Out' Action

EU president Donald Tusk called for Brexit talks to start as soon as possible as he met British Prime Minister Theresa May in London on Thursday following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. 'In everybody's best interest to start asap'. She added: 'We will not take decisions until we are ready, we will not reveal our hand prematurely and we will not provide a running commentary on every twist and turn of the negotiations'.

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Brexit: Theresa May says government will not provide 'running commentary'

Mrs May's spokeswoman said Mr Davis was expressing a personal opinion on the single market rather than official policy. She added: "There wasn't a sense in the meeting that we are under pressure on this, there was a sense that they accept the position the Prime Minister has set out, and that that should provide useful time to prepare for the negotiations, precisely because we want to have a smooth departure".

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Ranieri urges Vardy to prove point to Allardyce

You have to fight and say 'hey Sam I am ready to play". Ranieri was quoted by ESPN as saying: "Yes he's [Vardy] refreshed, he trained very well, for me it is good - for him no, maybe he is more hungry". "It is important when a player changes country that he has to adapt and keep calm". Of course we bought him because we believe in his ability. "He cost a lot of money but if you see the market, it was insane".

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Farm Workers Win Historic Overtime Pay Victory

For more than eight decades, field laborers were only paid time-and-a-half when they worked more than 10 hours in a day or 60 in a week. "The whole world eats the food provided by California farm workers, yet we don't guarantee fair overtime pay for the backbreaking manual labor they put in to keep us fed", said Gonzalez.

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No second vote or attempt to stay in European Union by "back door"

London law firm Mishcon de Reya has begun legal action to demand the British government win legislative approval from parliament before triggering Article 50. A spokeswoman for May said her ministers had reiterated the government's commitment to fiscal discipline and living within its means. But Labour's shadow cabinet office minister Jon Ashworth pointed out that it has now been two months since the Brexit vote - and we are still no clearer on what Britian's post-EU future will look like.

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U.S. and Russian Federation grapple over Syria deal as government strikes

Aleppo will be a large part of the day's discussions, they said, along with the technical details of a cease-fire, defining everything from how far back from demilitarized areas combatants would have to stay to the types of weapons they would need to withdraw from front lines.

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Judge Sets Trial Date in Cosby Case

Prosecutors called sifting through Bill Cosby's alleged history of sexual misconduct a "herculean task" in a motion filed Tuesday to include those deeds as testimony during the entertainer's trial. He also admitted giving other women drugs to get their consent to have sex with him. Cosby's mugshot from his December 2015 arrest. "I don't know the names, and right now I don't need to know the names", O'Neill said .

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Police arrest man in theft from 93-year-old in wheelchair

The victim, Maria Vasquez , is now anxious about keeping her head above water, telling ABC 7, "I need that money, because my husband passed away seven years ago. "I'd like to try and restore her faith in humanity". Vasquez said she was shocked when she felt the man paw at her chest. Until the money comes next month, I'm not sure how I'm going to pay the bills'.

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Obama puts South China Sea back on agenda

Obama rejected the notion that he'd been slighted while in Asia or that leaders in the region were rejecting his leadership - a criticism leveled by Trump. But other leaders apparently played down tensions over the South China Sea in a carefully worded draft statement. Its defence ministry expressed "grave concern" that China was preparing to build structures at the shoal.

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Tale of 'Kidnapped' Montana Woman Calling From Car Trunk Appears to Unravel

Rita Maze, 47, of Great Falls, Montana, was found dead in the trunk of her Grand Prix, which was parked near Spokane International Airport in Washington. Rita Maze's daughter, Rochelle, says her mother was terrified because she knew her abductor had access to the gun she kept in her purse for protection.

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Nicola Sturgeon launches fresh drive for Scottish independence

Two million Scots will be asked their views on independence this autumn as part of the new SNP campaign. "I believe it is right that our party does now lead a new conversation on independence". Prime Minister Theresa May has signalled she is against the idea and Labour, Tories and Liberal Democrats in Scotland have all vowed to oppose the legislation.

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North Korea confirms conducting nuclear test

The effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is seen during an anti-North rally commemorating the four people killed in a 2010 attack by North Korea in Yeonpyeong on November 23, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea . "North Korea appears to be on the cusp of significant advances towards longer range missiles, mobile and potentially sea launched missiles". "After the January test, my view was that North Korea wouldn't dare do another one".

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Marina Alex takes lead in Round 2 at Manulife LPGA Classic

Using a driver in competition for the third straight day after shelving it for months, Jutanugarn had eight birdies and two bogeys. She began the streak at the Women's British Open, and rebounded from a knee injury that forced her to withdraw during the Rio Olympics to win the Canadian Pacific Women's Open on Sunday in Alberta.

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Cable vehicle rescue in French Alps resumes

More than 30 tourists, including a 10-year-old child, who were trapped overnight in cable cars thousands of metres up in the French Alps were set to reach the ground early Friday, the operators said . "The helicopter rescue failed because the fog moved in, so we had to just wait and then they decided they could bring us safely to the ground, and we walked up the glacier to the hut", Cook continued.

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India seeks USA support for NSG, UNSC seats

Kerry, whose official engagements here ended with a call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi this afternoon, was scheduled to leave at 5.30 pm. We have been talking on the sanctuaries in the western part of the country, how to deal more effectively with the Haqqani network and the LeT.

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USA urges China to pressure North Korea

Carter said the nuclear test would strengthen resolve to bolster defences in South Korea, including deployment of US THAAD anti-missile units and radars. North Korea is banned by the United Nations from any tests of nuclear or missile technology and has been hit by five sets of United Nations sanctions since its first test in 2006.

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House conservatives serve notice to Ryan _ and Clinton

She also fleshed out several national security priorities if she is elected, including trying to take out the leader of the Islamic State and vowing to defeat the extremist group without putting US troops on the ground in Iraq or Syria. As evidence for his claim, Trump cited a 2004 Esquire article in which he questioned the Bush administration's handling of the war. The interviewer was Larry King, whom Trump has known for years.

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Retail gasoline prices in Texas, US slip 4 cents per gallon

The national average for regular gas fell 4 cents the past week to $2.18 a gallon, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report and GasBuddy.com, reversing a trend that saw prices rise during much of August. York -$2.22/g, down 1.1 cents per gallon from last week's $2.23/g. Alabama is one of four states - the others being South Carolina, Mississippi and New Jersey - where the state average for a gallon of gasoline is less than $2.

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Intensifying Tropical Depression 9 checked by NASA

Tropical Depression 9 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine Wednesday afternoon as the system gains strength in the gulf before it's expected landfall projection on Thursday. The hurricane center expects heavy rains over much of Florida, with isolated areas seeing as much as 15 inches. The forecaster said any shift in the storm's forecast track could mean it would hit land.

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All tropical storm warnings cleared for tri-state as Hermine weakens

Good times on #croastascruising2wed . Hermine , which came ashore in Florida as a Category 1 hurricane, has now been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone by the National Hurricane Center but that does not mean electric utilities in the Northeast are in the clear.

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RBI Announces Urjit Patel as the Next Governor

The senior most deputy governor in the Reserve Bank of India, R Gandhi, was on Tuesday given the charge of monetary policy department, including forecasting and modeling unit, which was earlier under new Governor Urjit Patel. The six-member monetary policy committee will decide on interest rates based on this inflation target. Patel takes over as Indian central bank governor with pressing matters was posted in Business of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 07, ...

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Clinton Slams Trump But Blabbed About Briefing in 2008

A Donald Trump supporter upset with the vandals who've been stealing his campaign signs has rigged up a shocking surprise for future thieves. "We need a lot less money than she does to operate the campaign". Trump , who has never held elected office, has criticized Clinton's judgment, attacking her vote in favor of the 2003 Iraq war and her support for the U.S.

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North Korean Missile Launch Elicits Response From Obama for Greater Sanctions

The last UNSC press statement after a North Korean missile launch was issued late last month, after running into delays over Beijing's demand that it include a line saying the missile launches should not be used as an excuse to deploy new anti-ballistic missile shields in the region.

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Oregon linebacker Troy Dye is a hit from the start

It was definitely the atmosphere I expected. This time, Prukop will be pulled out of the game by the fourth quarter, and fans will get their first look at true freshman quarterback Justin Herbert . "And so all that [manifesting] on Saturday, it just shows much that is a necessity, not only for the short-term but the long-term to actually improve the quality of execution at every position, every phase of football, including and starting first and foremost with simple fundamentals".

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PM Modi meets US President Barack Obama in Laos

It seems apparent that Modi is not likely to pass up an opportunity to target Pakistan at worldwide forums with India deciding to adopt a muscular response to Islamabad's bid to internationalise violent protests in Kashmir . Obama also praised Modi's vision of entrepreneurship and innovation, saying it would be "very important for a country like India", it is learnt. Nor has it escaped New Delhi that it has a stake in what happens in East Asian waters.

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Voters Are Rejecting Trump And Clinton Even More Than 2012 Candidates

A new poll suggests most Americans (53 percent) expect Clinton to win the debates , which is sometimes considered a disadvantage - the person expected to win typically has to outperform to beat expectations. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll . Johnson and Stein apparently are hurting Clinton more; she trails Trump by only a single point in a one-on-one matchup.

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No Need for Panic at LAX

Thank you for your cooperation", a tweet from Los Angeles Airport Police Department read. The reports were likely prompted by some other type of loud noise , but as of Monday afternoon investigators had not determined the source of the noise.


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