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French prosecutor: ISIS directed women planning attack

She had also been engaged to Adel Kermiche, whom police said was killed by officers after slitting the throat of an 85-year-old priest in Normandy the following month, Molins said. The official also said the youngest of the three women, a 19-year-old whose father was the owner of the auto and who was already suspected by police of wanting to go and fight for Islamic State in Syria, had written a letter pledging allegiance to the militant Islamist group.

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UN Security Council to meet Friday on North Korea nuclear test

Japan is calling for new sanctions, but China, Pyongyang's ally, has repeatedly stressed the need to avoid an escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula. Japan condemned the move as "absolutely unacceptable" while the head of the United Nations atomic watchdog said it was a "clear violation" of numerous Security Council resolutions.

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North Korea's latest nuclear test: Five things to know

It also expressed concern over the proliferation of nuclear and missile technologies which has adversely impacted India's national security. Soon after the explosion, China ordered radiation monitoring in its border region with North Korea.

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Day 63: India to deploy hundreds of additional troops in Held Kashmir

The Army Chief was briefed by Lt General D Anbu, General Officer Commanding Gajraj Corps. HT had reported on August 15 that the unrest in Kashmir has led to redeployment of forces. Gen. Singh who also had a meeting with Governor, N.N. Vohra asked for stepping up the teamwork by various security forces and "synergising" efforts with all other stakeholders to bring about normalcy in the Valley.

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North Korea claims 'successful' nuclear warhead test

The question now, of course, is can the Obama administration orchestrate new ways of inflicting more pain on North Korea, which is already under sweeping sanctions. Pakistan, which also condemned North Korea's Friday tests, has argued that Pyongyang's nuclear weapons are plutonium-based, while charges against Islamabad was it proliferated uranium-based technology.

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Latest North Korea Nuclear Test Largest But Not Unprecedented

The UN Security Council is meeting on Friday to discuss the tests. A Pentagon spokesman said today that nothing had changed in the United States' assessment of North Korea's ability to miniaturize a nuclear warhead. If a nuclear test is confirmed, it could have been timed by North Korea to coincide with the anniversary of its 1948 foundation as a republic. Its continued testing despite sanctions presents a severe challenge to Obama in the final months of his presidency and could become a ...

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Palestinians dismiss report Abbas was KGB agent as 'smear'

Mr Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, may have once worked for the KGB, according to a newly discovered Soviet document. The U.S. "Intensive contacts on this are ongoing". "Right now, it's the better of two evils", said new mom Rochelle Colburn. Those efforts fizzled when the Palestinian leader demanded Israel halt settlement construction on occupied lands claimed by the Palestinians.

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Ireland Does Not Want to Collect Back Taxes From Apple

Many fear the result could mean more profits earned by United States corporations could be flowing into the pockets of European tax offices. Some of the details have been supplied by the tax office while other information has come about following worldwide leaks, it's believed.

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Woman in failed Paris terror attack once engaged to 2 French extremists

He filmed the aftermath on Facebook Live before dying in a police raid. She was also betrothed to Adel Kermiche, who slit the throat of an elderly French priest during morning Mass in July before being killed by police, Molins added. A bomb squad with dogs and a scanner was deployed when a gas canister with a timer but no detonator was found outside a police station Friday morning in the suburb town of La Plaine Saint Denis, just north of Paris, and one kilometre (a half-mile) from the Stade ...

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Energy board drops Energy East reviewers

Watson, the board chair, and Mercier won't perform their normal duties of assigning a new panel. Public hearings into TransCanada's proposed 4,600-kilometre oil pipeline from Alberta to New Brunswick have been suspended following protests in Montreal and revelations that a TransCanada (TSX:TRP) representative met privately a year ago with two of the three panellists examining the pipeline bid.

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The Foiled Paris Attack

Mr Molins also said one of the women detained in a police raid was engaged to two French extremists who died after carrying out deadly attacks this year. Amel S., 39, the third member of the cell, was arrested alongside her 15-year-old daughter. The identities of the other women have not been released.

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Obama talks tough on South China Sea

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". Since the arbitration ruling, speculation has risen that China could seek to build on the shoal and extend its land reclamation to the north of the Spratlys, where it has built three airstrips capable of handing military aircraft.

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Has Beijing really 'turned the page' on South China Sea ruling?

Some countries outside the region, displaying a Cold War mentality, have attempted to meddle in issues in the region, breaking the original regional balance and sowing discord between China and ASEAN members in recent years. Cambodia, for example, remains in China's camp, as does Laos to a large extent, preventing any robust statement from the consensus-bound ASEAN group.

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Cops: Photos of boy with passed-out adults show drug scourge

Police say they shared photos of the couple from the scene to "show the other side of this disgusting drug". The Ford driver, later identified as James Acord , suddenly slammed on the brakes to avoid barrelling into a school bus that was dropping off kids, cops said.

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China again urged to cut steel capacity

The toughly worded comments reflected the political pressures on governments at a time of weak global economic growth that is fueling demands to protect local industries. At the G20 summit, Xi Jinping , the Chinese President asked leaders to help in the development of guidelines on #global economical growth and investment.

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Broncos LB Brandon Marshall Loses Endorsement Deal for Kneeling During Anthem

According to NFL.com Marshall said after the game: "I'm not against the military or police or America at all". Four players have so far opted to kneel during the anthem in a protest against social injustice , a controversial gesture that started during the preseason and one that many consider to be a sign of disrespect to the American flag.

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Brandon Marshall protests against United States anthem as Broncos beat Panthers

Marshall is the third NFL player to not stand during the national anthem since Kaepernick began his sideline protest against racial injustice and police brutality. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said he is supportive of Marshall's decision not to stand. I'm not almost as bothered by athletes (people) exercising their choice to quietly opt out of the anthem, but it's certainly noticeable.

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Jeremy Corbyn 'wins selfie poll' after Question Time

Mr Smith, the Labour leadership challenger, suggested a British government would have to negotiate with ISIS to end the conflict in the Middle East. Responding to an audience member who suggested that the failure of the two candidates to unite the party meant Labour was "unelectable", Mr Corbyn said it would "come together" again after the contest if he were to win.

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Facebook reverses decision to ban 'Napalm girl' photo after public outcry

The Pulitzer Prize-winning image by Nick Ut is at the center of a heated debate about freedom of speech in Norway after Facebook deleted it from a Norwegian author's page. Numerous posts were deleted but Isaksen's was still up Friday afternoon. "It's an interesting dilemma because you've got a newsworthy historical image that has been published by traditional news media that was effectively censored by a social network", said Steve Jones, University of IL at Chicago communications professor.

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Tusk pressures May to trigger article 50 'as soon as possible'

The British Prime Minister has faced accusations of vagueness and contradiction over the Government's position on remaining in the European single market, but has insisted she will not reveal her negotiating hand "prematurely" . He said: "I know what's written in some British newspapers". She said "there wasn't a sense in the meeting that we are under pressure on this". The U.K.is looking to negotiate a special deal with the rest of the European Union to sell more of their products overseas ...

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Pentagon says North Korean test is 'flagrant violation' of United Nations resolutions

The last missile test occurred during the G-20 summit of the world's largest economies that took place in China and included the U.S., South Korea, Japan and Russian Federation. US President Barack Obama has warned of new sanctions. India suspects Pakistan's missile armoury has many missiles of North Korean origin and design.

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Voting restrictions echo Jim Crow laws, Hillary Clinton says

Many county elections boards, also controlled by the GOP, have argued over what the new hours for early voting should be with some Republican officials pushing for limited locations . With the campaign now in the final two-month stretch, Clinton was wasting no opportunity to harangue Trump over his missteps, accusing him of having "trash-talked" USA generals.

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Mourinho not interested in previous Guardiola clashes

Initially acting as the lone striker in Guardiola's famed 4-3-3 formation - with Henry and Messi either side of him - Ibrahimović is said to have first fallen foul of Guardiola after learning of the Spaniard's plans to transform Messi from a goalscoring winger to an out-and-out central player.

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Clinton Campaign Manager Says It's 'Concerning' That Trump Seemed t..

It is scary, it is unsafe". And while that was enough for Hillary Clinton to criticize him on today, she once shared a detail similar to that in one of her classified briefings. The bitter back-and-forth was likely to be on display for the campaign's duration. "Everything that we're doing over at the Trump campaign, in particular, Mr.

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Zimbabwe court overturns ban on protests in capital

Today's ruling comes after President Robert Mugabe publicly threatened the country's judges on 3 September accusing them of being reckless by allowing demonstrations in the country. Mr Mugwadi gave no exact figures but said that "huge numbers of people" were affected. The government has been distributing food aid separately from worldwide organizations.

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Seoul: North Korea's 5th nuke test 'fanatic recklessness'

The U.S. Security Council was to hold an urgent meeting Friday to discuss how to respond to North Korea's fifth nuclear test, setting in motion a process to adopt powerful new sanctions punishing the communist regime. If Friday's test was successful, North Korea may declare that it will deploy nuclear missiles. The announcement drew condemnation from global leaders, while South Korea's military said it stood by to counter harshly in the event of an attack by North Korea.

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Oil markets divided over supply freeze

In late 2000s, Iran was the second producer in OPEC with a total production of 4.2 million barrels per day, with 2.5 million barrels exported. Crude oil prices advanced for a third consecutive day, driven by expectations that United States refineries are lowering their capacity.

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US officials unsure of deal as Kerry arrives for Syria talks

After a day of negotiations in Syria , created to hash out an end to more than five years of warfare between Syria's Russian-backed government and USA -supported rebels, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov blamed Washington for the impasse.

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N Korea conducts fifth nuclear test, draws criticism

The US leader consulted by telephone with South Korean President Geun-Hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe following news of the reclusive country's fifth and most powerful test. "Sanctions have already been imposed on nearly everything possible, so the policy is at an impasse", said Tadashi Kimiya, a University of Tokyo professor specialising in Korean issues.

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Ducks freshman linebacker Troy Dye gets off to fast start

Meanwhile, Virginia struggled to get its run game going, rushing for 38 total yards (1.8 yards per carry). "When you consider fast, they're probably the one that has branded that", Mendenhall said. According to a Sunday tweet, the Ducks will be wearing these new uniforms against the Virginia Cavaliers in Week 2. Against UC Davis, Oregon came away with an interception - but also gave up 303 yards passing.

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Hire trucking adds 3400 jobs in August, far below July

Last month's jobs gains, however, could still be sufficient to push the Fed to raise interest rates in December. On the upside, average hourly wages for all private nonfarm employees increased to $25.73 in August. Consumers appear more confident and have been spending at a steady clip. In this context, there will be a further significant increase in benchmark interest rates unless the rate of employment growth slows.

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Trapped Mont Blanc cable auto passengers brought to safety

The Vallee Blanche Cable Car carries riders along glaciers and crevasses and connects the Aiguille du Midi peak to the Pointe Helbronner. Louis' brother Clement, 24, told reporters how they had to shout to a Korean family in the cable vehicle next to theirs to explain to them where to find the blankets.

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Where's the love? Putin shrugs off latest fawning from Trump

Trump's praise of Putin and his suggestion that the United States and Russian Federation form an alliance to defeat Islamic State militants could raise eyebrows among foreign policy experts who feel Moscow is interfering with efforts to stem the Syrian civil war.

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How badly will Hanjin's bankruptcy hurt United States shippers?

Hanjin now has 43 ships en route to deliver goods and has "no idea when their cargo will be unloaded ", CEO of the maritime analysis outfit SeaIntel Lars Jensen said to the Journal. Meanwhile, Neptune Orient Lines of Singapore decided in June to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of France's CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipper.

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California governor signs sweeping climate laws with big changes for state's future

State officials say California is now on course to reach a goal of reducing greenhouse gas pollution to 1990 levels in 2020, in line with the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 . "Setting a dramatic, new GHG emission reduction goal without providing cost-effective and technologically feasible options as were required in original AB 32 legislation contributes to an already challenging business environment for manufacturers", Rothrock said in a statement .


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