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It is unlikely that Russia interfering with US election, Trump says

Mike Pence (R) on Thursday stood by Trump. Trump's interview with King was promoted by RT America as an exclusive. "Trump is completely miscalculating Putin, so that really unnerves me", Graham said Thursday in an interview. "I don't know", he said. But the goodwill evaporated quickly after Trump resumed his praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin . King said Trump's camp apologized to his producers after the interview for the abrupt ending.

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Muslims climb Mount Arafat in hajj high point

Nariman El-Mofty/AP PhotoMuslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Sept. During that ritual in Mina previous year a stampede killed roughly 2,300 people who were on their way to throw their stones at the Jamarat Bridge. Not all of those had planned to travel to Makkah but numerous 64,000 Iranians who were allocated places for this year's hajj ended up in the holy Iraqi city this weekend.

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Saudi launches Farsi-language hajj TV amid dispute with Iran

It took place as pilgrims - many of them Iranians - were going to the Jamarat Bridge for a stoning ritual. Sitting on a sidewalk across from the Grand Mosque as crowds flowed past her on the way to prayer, smiling Nigerian pilgrim Hawa Chemsia, 27, said she had only heard talk of last year's stampede "but that would not have prevented me from coming".

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Clinton slams Trump supporters, calls them 'basket of deplorables'

And Trump himself tweeted out: "Wow, Hillary Clinton was SO INSULTING to my supporters , millions of wonderful, hard working people". Bill Clinton said Friday that "even with" Matt Lauer's questioning of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at the NBC Commander-in-Chief Forum that many liberals have called unfair, he felt his wife did fine.

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Russia, and United States could strike Syria deal within days: Putin

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold a press conference on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hangzhou on September 4, 2016. They talked through the night and finally signed the first Sino-US Joint Communique to establish formal diplomatic ties. "We're doing a bunch of stuff at home and we want to coordinate internationally", Obama told reporters at a briefing at the close of the summit.

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At least 15 people killed in Bangladesh factory fire

More than 50 people were injured after a boiler burst at the packaging factory, reported Dhaka Tribune. Over 20 firefighting units are working to bring the fire under control. Several volunteers who were working inside the factory came out of the building due to the thick smoke triggered by the fresh fire. The factory supplies multinational and domestic brands, including British-American Tobacco Ltd and Nestle Bangladesh Ltd.

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Egypt welcomes US-Russia deal on nationwide truce in Syria

The worst strikes were in Idlib city, the capital of the province of the same name, where warplanes bombed a marketplace, killing at least 58 civilians, many children and women, according to rescue workers and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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Hillary Clinton: Half of Donald Trump supporters in 'basket of deplorables'

But, following a firestorm of backlash, Clinton released a statement saying her comments were "grossly generalistic", and that she regretted denigrating "half" of Trump's supporters . But Clinton triggered a fresh controversy by saying that "half" of Trump's supporters fit that description. "Just when Hillary Clinton said she was going to start running a positive campaign, she ripped off her mask and revealed her true contempt for everyday Americans", he said.

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Islamic State Group: Turkey And US 'Ready To Invade Capital'

He said both sides agreed to hold technical talks and "as of now talks between militaries are continuing". The offensive continues, and Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli said Turkish forces might push deeper into Syria after securing a stretch of land along the border.

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Exasperated Clinton lashes out at Trump's Putin praise

Also, many of them like Vladimir Putin . Donald Trump calls in to RT with Larry King. Trump told King he does not think the Russians were intervening in USA elections, a concern expressed by some US officials and by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Woman kissed in iconic VJ Day photo,Greta Friedman, passes at 92

Joshua Friedman, her son, said Greta died of pneumonia at an assisted living home in Virginia. Friedman, then a dental assistant on a break, was the woman in one of the most famous pictures of the 20th century, the moment Americans learned of the Japanese surrender on Aug 14, 1945.

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North Korea says Obama's push for sanctions laughable

But refusing to be intimidated, North Korea's ruling party's newspaper Rodong Sinmun hit back, saying: "Gone are the days, never to return, when the USA could make nuclear blackmail against the DPRK". During a closed-door meeting Friday, the council strongly condemned the test and agreed to begin drafting a new resolution under Article 41 of the United Nations charter, which provides for sanctions.

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United Nations rights chief urges global probe into Yemen violations

In a statement, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called for an worldwide investigation into all grave violations, saying a national commission had focused mainly on Houthi violations and had not pursued any of the perpetrators.

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Turkish warplanes kill 20 Islamic State group fighters

But Turkey's tactics have drawn criticism from its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the United States and also from Russian Federation, with which it recently patched up ties. Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli then said after a cabinet meeting that Turkey looked "favorably" on such an operation and talks were in progress between the two countries' militaries.

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United Nations tightens sex guidelines for travelers to Zika zones

Complementary studies are now planned in patients infected with the virus . But the spread of the virus worldwide - including into northern areas where the primary source of the disease, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is not prevalent - suggests a far greater role for sex in Zika transmission.

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As Obama caps years of Asia 'pivot', regional tensions smoulder

The ASEAN summit is the first foreign trip of President Duterte after his inauguration back in June 30 of this year. In the President's Declaration on the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits, the ASEAN leaders emphasised the importance of maintaining peace, stability, maritime and aviation security, safety and freedom in the region, peacefully addressing disputes on the basis of global law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, seriously implementing the Declaration ...

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India, Myanmar vow to fight terror in region

NAYPYITAW , Myanmar (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Myanmar on Tuesday that the world is very concerned about the tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who have been living for more than four years in camps in northern Rakhine state after fleeing violence from the Buddhist majority.

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Woman charged over failed jihadist Paris attack

The judge charged Ornella G. with association with terrorists to commit attacks and attempted murder in an organized group linked to a terrorist enterprise and ordered her jailed, the prosecutor's office said. Anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said Friday that the women were inspired by IS, which has called on its followers to attack France in revenge for air strikes on the group's bases in Syria and Iraq.

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Syrian gov't agrees on US-Russia deal to conclude ceasefire

The airstrikes on parts of Aleppo and nearby towns killed at least 45 people and wounded dozens more, the Aleppo Media Center said, according to the Associated Press. Millions have fled overseas, many of them seeking asylum in the European Union, but almost 18 million people remain in Syria, which has been carved up by fighting between government and rebel forces.

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Tourists, trapped in Mont Blanc cable auto overnight, rescued

However, on Friday morning, local authorities for the Haute-Savoie region tweeted that all passengers had eventually been successfully rescued . 110 people in total were trapped when the cable cars first borked yesterday. We also called a lot on the phone to get information or updates, and we were a little scared. The family said the cars were not equipped with radios and that their mobile phones batteries quickly ran out.

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Colin Powell advised Hillary Clinton on email servers

According to Jamie Dupree's Washington Insider blog , Democrats on a U.S. House panel released the emails Wednesday night as Clinton was pressed during an NBC News forum on why she set up a private email server while Secretary of State.

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Government, rebels clash in Syria, hours after U.S.-Russia pact

Russian Federation also needs to persuade the Syrian air force to stop strikes on anti-government positions, which have also killed large numbers of civilians. The dead included 13 children and 13 women, according to the Observatory, which relies on a network of activists inside Syria. Dozens are believed to have been killed in an air strike on a market in Syria's rebel-held Idlib , just days before a US-Russia-brokered ceasefire is due to begin.

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Iconic 911 flag finally found, will return to Ground Zero

On Sept. 11, 2001, three firefighters - Billy Eisengrein, George Johnson and Dan McWilliams - removed the flag and its pole from the Star of America, a yacht that had been moored at the North Cove marina on the Hudson River. They took the flag and raised it on a lanyard above the rubble. He said he is glad for the people for whom it has special meaning that it's was found.

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French PM Calls for Gabon Vote Recount

Bongo accused Ping, a former African Union Commission chairman, of attempting "massive fraud" and said it was hard to envisage dialogue with "people who ask the Gabonese to go into the street to loot and destroy and burn things". "They say that the former minister, of all people, should know. that the law says that aggrieved party. needs to go to the Constitutional Court, file a petition, and only the Constitutional Court can order a recount".

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Has Been Released from Mental Hospital

The Post reported Hinckley will live with his 90-year-old mother in Williamsburg, Va., where he has stayed for long visits since 2006. Hinckley will now live at his mother's home in Virginia. police officer wounded in the 1981 attempt, according to the court order . Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity in 1982, in part because he described the crime as " the greatest love offering in the history of the world ", in honor of Jodie Foster .

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Bangladesh factory fire: At least 23 killed in Tongi

At least 12 people were killed on Saturday when a water boiler blew up in a factory in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka , police said. As firefighters battled to control the blaze, police and rescue workers launched a desperate search for survivors.

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Marking 15 years since 9/11, families arrive at ground zero

We lived through that awful day. On several occasions Obama has denounced Trump's bombastic rhetoric towards Muslims. The shock felt in the United States was massive, and there was a collateral effect on much of the Western world. Countless faithful will prayerfully gather in NY and across the United States to acknowledge the 15 years that have passed since the terrorist attacks that befell the country on September 11, 2001.

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Woman in iconic WWII Times Square kiss photograph dies at 92

However, he said, "she didn't assign any bad motives to George in that circumstance, that situation, that time". FILE - In this April 14, 2015 file photo, people speak next to a famous photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt of a sailor kissing a nurse in New York's Times Square on V-J Day, right, as they visit the exhibition of German-American "Life" magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt at Moscow's Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Russia.

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SpaceX Rocket Explosion Comes At Worst Possible Time For Musk

NASA spokesman Michael Curie said in an email that the site could be used for commercial and government flights, and SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell in a May conference said one customer , SES SA of Luxembourg, had expressed interest in flying from the historic launch pad.

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Labour Donor Suspended After Comparing Corbyn Backers To Nazi Stormtroopers

The YouGov survey put Mr Corbyn on 62 per cent compared to just 38 per cent for Mr Smith. Owen Smith has said Britain could reapply to join the European Union if he becomes prime minister after Brexit. Near the conclusion of the debate, a questioner asked about whether the candidates support the monarchy. "I have spent my life opposing racism in any form", he added.

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Hillary Clinton jokes about Donald Trump allergy after coughing fit

Perhaps most interestingly, Trump leads Clinton among independents in Florida , 48 percent to 39 percent. There are bright spots for Republicans in the Senate contests. "And especially from a foreign power", said Clinton. Trump, who visited a Cleveland diner to meet with union members, is seeking to capitalise on simmering frustration among blue-collar workers over jobs and wages.

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Trump Continues His Pro-Russia Parade

WASHINGTON-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized more than a decade of USA foreign policy and cast doubt on assertions that the Kremlin is attempting to meddle in the US elections during a 10-minute interview broadcast on a television network controlled by the Russian government .

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NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is now on its way to asteroid Bennu

About 8,000 onlookers watched the launch of the unmanned spacecraft, known as OSIRIS-REx, which was carried into space on an Atlas V rocket. NASA has confirmed that the solar arrays have deployed and are now powering the spacecraft. This is not the first mission to bring an asteroid sample to Earth. Scientists selected Bennu in 2008 for the mission because it met several criteria - flight-path stability and proximity to Earth, size and speed of rotation, and an unaltered, carbon-rich ...

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Kejriwal Smells Conspiracy As He Hits Punjab Poll Trail

The protesters shouted slogans against Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at the station where he arrived by the Shatabdi Express. Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh charged that the police first informed the BJP that Kejriwal would not be given any security cover and then got the Chief Minister attacked.

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Iran welcomes Syria truce plan, calls for 'comprehensive monitoring'

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on all sides to respect the deal, which was reached after marathon talks in Geneva and several failed attempts to hammer out the details in recent weeks. But the United States has resisted coming to an agreement due to Russian and Syrian regime actions against civilians in Aleppo. According to Khodarenok, the Syrian military command's reticence to conduct large operations may stem from the fact that they consider the opposition to possess "high ...


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