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Trump ends suspense endorses Ryan and McCain

An aide to Ryan said of Trump's plans: "We have no knowledge of this and it's a question for their campaign". But in neighbouring Wisconsin, a state Trump insists he can win, the state's best-known Republicans said they were too busy to attend an evening event.

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Olympics: Van Vleuten in intensive care after serious crash in road race

After viewing the crash , Boardman had said: "I'm actually quite angry about it because I looked at the road furniture and thought nobody can crash here and get up". Australia's best finisher was Amanda Spratt in 15th, four minutes behind the victor. Stevens, a 2001 graduate of Acton-Boxboro Regional High School, will compete in a second Olympic event, the women's time trial, on Wednesday.

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After week of spats, Donald Trump swears he'll refocus on Clinton, economy

An economic adviser to the campaign, Stephen Moore, who helped work on the speech , said Trump's policies were aimed at boosting economic growth in an effort to bolster middle-class workers, whose wages have stagnated for decades. In his speech Monday, Trump will reportedly call for lower taxes on parents paying child care and a temporary moratorium on new regulations, among other proposals.

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Flash flooding leaves more than 20 dead

People wade through floodwaters on August 7, 2016 in the village of Stajkovci, near Skopje , following overnight torrential rains and fierce storms. "We can officially report 18 people dead and just a while ago we have received the reports of three more deaths, so the total number will be probably 21 victims", Mr Todorov said.

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Why Obama thinks he can peel Republicans off Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton extended her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump to eight percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday, from six points on Friday. "So for me to hear Donald Trump malign my hero - my son's hero - it is just mind-boggling". Any kind of voting manipulation in a handful of precincts in places like NY or California or MS - states that reliably vote Republican or Democrat - would hardly turn the election, said ...

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US women use balanced attack for 2nd rout, beat Spain 103-63

Sue Bird wouldn't let Spain get any closer. While this win didn't come in the same record fashion the USA opened the Olympics with when it beat Senegal by 65 points, the Americans coasted after the first few minutes. She's unquestionably been the team's best player and finished with 10 points. Fowles continued to pack the paint, finishing with 12 points, and Tina Charles caught a spark as well after playing just five minutes in the first half.

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13 dead, 6 injured as fire rips through bar in northern France

The soundproofing material that covers the basement ceiling emitted toxic gas, which reacted to the lit candles and engulfed the venue in massive, fast-moving flames. Images from the scene show the bar's front window shattered, its outdoor awning charred and tables overturned. Burned seats are pictured in the bar where a fire broke in Rouen , western France, Saturday Aug.6, 2016.

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United States allies jailed in Turkey coup roundup

During these years , Erdogan moved slowly and carefully to transform Turkey from a mostly free, mostly secular democracy into an authoritarian Islamist state. Referring to Votel, Erdogan said, "It's not up to you to make that decision". Hours before the Supreme Military Council began its annual meeting in Ankara , the armed forces dishonorably discharged almost 1,700 personnel for their alleged role in the July 15-16 putsch in which a faction of the armed forces tried to topple President ...

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Trump acknowledges mistake about which plane had the $400M in cash

On Tuesday the Wall Street Journal reported that cash had been loaded on wooden pallets and secretly airlifted to Iran in an unmarked cargo plane. Trump first discussed the video on Wednesday. We announced them to all of you. "And we could not wire the money", he said. "It's only for one reason and it's very, very sad", said Mr Trump. So, whether or not he has seen it, does any footage of the money transfer exist? "The realities in the region and the world show a serious uncertainty in ...

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From war-torn Syria to Rio

In August of past year, Mardini and her sister escaped Damascus, travelling through Lebanon to Turkey, before they tried to cross the Mediterranean and make it to Greece. With her sister's help, Mardini helped swim 18 refugees to safety a year ago when a boat they were traveling in had its motor broke down. He will compete in the men's 100 fly, and Mardini will also compete in the women's 100 freestyle.

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Oscar Pistorius injured 'after falling out of bed in prison'

Before his sentencing on July 6, Pistorius told British broadcaster ITV that his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, would have wanted him to go free and dedicate his life to charity, not waste it behind bars. The 29-year-old athlete was given a five-year term for manslaughter and was found guilty of murder on appeal last December. The former track star was taken back to his Pretoria prison cell on Saturday, and an investigation is underway, the official said.

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Ex-Reagan political director supports Clinton over Trump

The Detroit speech will be Trump's first on the economy since he announced a 13-man team of economic advisers last week. Her strategy is clear: Build support by winning over liberal Bernie Sanders supporters who still have lingering doubts about Hillary Clinton .

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Quebec zoo employee in stable condition after being attacked by lion

The zoo was not yet open to the public at that time. The victim, a woman in her 20s, has been transported to a hospital in Sherbrooke and her condition has been listed as stable. He added there will be psychological help for the woman as well as her colleagues. A zoo spokeswoman declined to identify the zoo keeper or the lion.

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Syrian Govt Delivers Supplies to Aleppo via Alternative Route -monitors

The rebel group that has led the offensive is Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as the al-Qaeda affiliated Nusra Front. He said Fateh Al-Sham were "playing a role like all other armed groups" in the fight for Aleppo. Fierce fighting - some of the most ferocious in the conflict's five-year history - has raged around the southwestern Aleppo, particularly around the strategically crucial Al Ramouseh neighborhood, as the rebels launched a concerted push to break the siege and allow for the ...

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Japan's emperor suggests he would like to abdicate

He has been suffering from health issues such as prostate cancer and heart problems. If he were to step down from the throne, he would be the first Japanese Emperor to abdicate since Emperor Kokaku in 1817. The address marked only the second time Akihito has spoken directly to the nation. In the 11-minute long video clip, which is only the second such video statement the Emperor has ever made (the first was in 2011 after the quake and tsunami), the 82-year-old made clear that this is his ...

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Gulen Denounces Turkish Arrest Warrant

Allegations by Turkey that Fethullah Gulen was responsible for the recent coup attempt there are "absurd", and the Turkish effort to have him extradited from the United States to face charges is unfounded and baseless, lawyers representing Gulen said Friday at a news conference in Washington.

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Worldwide flights to Dubai from Chennai delayed, cancelled in Hyderabad

The ground handlers threat to go on stir and the crash landing of an aircraft on Dubai International airport hit Chennai airport as several flights were delayed. It said the accident would cause a four-hour network wide delay globally. The plane touched down and soon the smoke and fire was visible. A video taken by a passenger during the sudden evacuation of all 275 passengers and crew has now emerged, revealing the chaos inside the flight as it crash-landed.

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Lavrov Dismisses Charge Russia Was Behind Democratic E-Mail Leaks

Joseph Dunford said at a press briefing at the Pentagon. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is casting doubt on prospects for a military partnership with Russian Federation to combat the Islamic State inside Syria. So far, the Pentagon has limited its contact with Russia about Syria to de-conflicting the location of US and Russian aircraft. Speaking today at a press briefing at the Pentagon, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen.

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'CNN Poll of Polls': Clinton's Lead Over Trump Grows to 10 Points

He would appoint trade negotiators whose goal will be to "win for America" and he would apply tariffs on countries that cheat. "Americanism, not globalization will be our new credo", he said . Ahead of Trump's planned address at the Detroit Economic Club, Clinton's campaign put out a press release and video raising questions about the NY tycoon's business record and his ability to steer the American economy as it continues to recover from the Great Recession.

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Tompolo Denies Sponsoring Niger Delta Avengers

Also named as alleged sponsors of the group were former Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio , DAAR Communications boss, Raymond Dokpesi and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike . He said, "I don't know who is giving that report; I have never met any member of the NDA in my life, I have no association with them and I don't know who they are".

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Trump running mate Pence to campaign Wednesday in Ohio

Despite days of having to clean up after Donald Trump, running mate Mike Pence said Thursday he couldn't be more proud to stand with the GOP presidential nominee. "What did you say that I've been doing?" "My name is Matthew, and I'm 11 years old". He and running mate Donald Trump campaigned in Roanoke on July 25.

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South Africa: Opposition Democratic Alliance beats ANC in key municipality

It won in Tshwane and in another major municipality, Nelson Mandela Bay. DA has been struggling to shake off an image as a party mainly serving white interests. "We can not close our ears when we are spoken to by anyone". In the metro, the DA emerged as the largest party with 46.71 per cent of the vote, up from 40.13 per cent in 2011.

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Bombing of hospital in Pakistan is despicable: Clinton

Over 100 others were injured when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside the emergency ward of the Civil Hospital. Earnest says the U.S.is committed to continuing its counterterrorism partnership with Pakistan and remains resolute in joining with the people of Pakistan in confronting terrorism there and across the region.

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Syrian rebels break siege of Aleppo by government forces

CNN could not independently verify the content of the video. Footage emerging from eastern Aleppo Sunday showed people cheering in the streets at news that the siege had been broken. The "Army of Conquest", a coalition of rebels and jihadists including the former Al-Nusra Front, said in a statement it would "double the number of fighters for this next battle".

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The vigil before 16-year hunger strike ends

With militant outfits issuing dictate against the Irom Sharmila joining politics and marrying a non-resident Indian (NRI) security of Irom has become a matter of big concern. "She is waiting for the moment of her victory which will come only when AFSPA is repealed", Singhajit, who will be present at the courtroom tomorrow, said.

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Police, Post reporter differ on frisking incident at Pence rally

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has banned almost a dozen news organizations whose coverage displease him, the Post reported , but reporters have generally been allowed to cover his events by going through general admission lines.

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NFL Hall of Fame Game Cancelled Due to Safety Concerns

Hall of Fame president David Baker did say that fans would be refunded their money. "We're really disappointed", a Packers fan said. Adam Schefter tweeted less than two hours before the planned 8 p.m. "They traveled from Green Bay and all across the country, spent all kinds of money buying tickets and, yes, they had some really great events - not taking away anything because last night was spectacular and, from a Packers' standpoint, nearly unparalleled as far as impact for our ...

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Targeting a Hospital in Pakistan

Two newsmen also said to be missing after the blast near casualty department of the hospital that rocked the city. The hospital has been bombed before in 2010, with local journalists asking why - with such a high-profile victim in the wards - there was not better security deployed.

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Man, 20, killed while playing Pokemon Go in San Francisco

There was nothing said back and forth. "Just came up, shot him in the back, and ran away". Investigators believe that because the shooting happened near a busy tourist attraction, there may be witnesses , the AP reported . Park police are definitely on alert and I think it's fair to say they will be paying closer attention to this area. He was a great kid, a great competitor", San Joaquin Delta College head coach Reed Peters said.

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Japan emperor to step down?

The Emperor said he has been thinking about how he should conduct himself in the future because he started feeling decreasing physical strength several years ago. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe released comments following the emperor's message, saying that he will take into serious consideration the emperor's condition concerning his advanced age and official duties, and see what could be done.

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Japanese Emperor says he is too old for the job

But he stressed that the regent is not an emperor, and the emperor must serve until death. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in a swift response to the emperor's speech, said the government would take the emperor's remarks "seriously". and 85% do support him". Akihito claimed that he is no longer able to fulfill his duties. Only males can inherit the Chrysanthemum Throne, which after Naruhito would pass to his brother, Prince Akishino and then to nine-year-old nephew Hisahito.

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Tearful Novak Djokovic Crashes Out in First Round

The women's draw had also to find four last-minute replacements for the first round. The 29 year old was eliminated at the second round by USA star Sam Querrey. "It's not the first or the last time I'm losing a tennis match, but Olympic Games, yeah, it's completely different". The Murray brothers (Andy and Jamie) also crashed out in the men's doubles.

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Quetta blast kills 25 after BBA President shot dead

The army chief said the attack in Balochistan's provincial capital an attempt to undermine security in the province, especially targeting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. "The Pakistani Bar Association said lawyers across the country would hold a one-day strike on Tuesday and would spend a week in mourning", adds the New York Times .

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Pakistan Hospital Blast Kills At Least 63

The attack occurred only hours after lawyer Bilal Anwar Kasi, president of the Baluchistan Bar Association, was shot and killed on his way to court. Several lawyers were also targeted during a recent spate of killings in Quetta. Sanaullah Zehri, the chief minister in Baluchistan province, where Quetta is the capital, says it seemed to be a suicide attack but that the police are still investing.

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63 killed in Pakistani hospital bombing

Quetta: A Taliban suicide bomb packed with ball bearings tore through a Pakistani hospital today and killed at least 70 people, as witnesses described tearful staff rushing towards the smoking blast site to help the wounded. The body of Kasi, who was the Balochistan Bar Association president, had been brought to the hospital following the shooting - prompting many fellow lawyers and members of the media to also converge there.


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