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Turkey says air strikes destroy Islamic State sites in Syria

The military said in a statement that Turkish jets struck three buildings used by the extremists in two towns near the Turkey-Syria border. Footage from Kurdish news agency ANHA showed young men, some of them in bandanas, throwing stones from the Syrian side of the border as Turkish security forces sprayed them with water cannon in an attempt to push them back.

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Iran welcomes US-Russia truce in Syria

Kerry's negotiating partner, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, confirmed the agreement and said it could help expand the counter terrorism fight and aid deliveries to Syrian civilians under United Nations auspices that have been stalled for weeks.

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Syria's opposition coalition unveils democratic transition plan

London - In an attempt to end the crisis in Syria , the country's opposition parties have agreed on a transitional roadmap that would set the basis for an interim government to be formed within a six-month period. Mr Johnson's comments ahead of the Westminster meeting could be seen as a signal that the Government is ready to offer stronger backing to the Syrian opposition.

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Cauvery river strike brings Bengaluru to a halt, many stranded at airport

While some of them have said that the issue is baseless, many of them showed their concern over the bandh and the whole controversy around the issue of Cauvery water dispute. Tamil channels will not be aired with Karnataka Cable Operators Association supporting the bandh. The police had to use mics to warn people against the roads leading to Mandya after a bus was burnt down here and several other vehicles travelling between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu were diverted.

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Donald Trump not qualified to be United States president, says Obama

Piracy is a major concern for leaders of the region, who fear a Somalia-like rise in maritime insecurity in southeast Asia. It was the presidents' first encounter since Barack Obama canceled their last scheduled meeting two days earlier, following a verbal outburst in which Duterte called the United States leader a " son of a b*tch/whore " during a discussion on the Philippines' attitude towards human rights amid a crackdown on drug crime.

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US Congress passes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

Riyadh reportedly threatened earlier this year to pull hundreds of billions of dollars from the USA economy if the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was enacted. In July, 28 previously classified pages of the 9/11 Commission Report on the topic of Saudi involvement were finally made public. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), who introduced the bill in the Senate, said in a statement Wednesday.

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Syrian activists say airstrikes kill at least 45 in Aleppo

The agreement freezes the current front lines and therefore the siege in place, sending a message that the government blockade of Aleppo has a stamp of worldwide approval, said Abdulkafi al-Hamdo, a resident of the rebel-held area. If that works for the initial period, the United States and Russian Federation are supposed to then establish a Joint Implementation Center, where they will share targeting data, and begin to coordinate the bombing of militants of the Nusra Front and the Islamic ...

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Iran welcomes Syria deal, urges political solution

What is now elaborated and a little unexpected is that if the agreement holds for a week, the USA has agreed to establish a joint Air Force operations center to coordinate air strikes on Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) and on al-Qaeda in Syria (the Army of Syrian Conquest [ASC] or the Nusra Front).

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Philippines' Duterte says 'not a fan' of US, plots own course

Do not just throw questions and statements. Addressing cameramen, in particular, Duterte told them not to downplay their role because they record Philippine history, "an accurate and true representation of what's going on". "I do not care about him". " I don't give a shit . Why?" Mr. Duterte blamed the "jaundiced" and "yellow" group-a reference to supporters of his predecessor, Benigno Aquino III-for fueling the controversy, and criticized the USA state department for pinning ...

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Feel free to attack me, Duterte tells media

President Barack Obama asking about the human rights violations in the ongoing war against drugs. Following the brief meeting, Duterte addressed the allegations of the insult on Friday, denying he had ever described Obama using those words, while maintaining his stance on how drug crime in the Philippines should be handled.

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Trump criticizes United States policy on Russian television

Centrist reviewers said the ad broke through by grabbing their attention, for its relevance and because it drove them to learn more about the candidate. Donald Trump is planning to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks by attending the official commemoration at ground zero. Trump's comment was reminiscent of a statement he made earlier in the year, when he suggested he could shoot somebody and not lose any supporters.

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Syria deal offers hope, but Russia calling shots

Tens of others were wounded. Under the new deal, both sides - Russian-backed government forces and rebel groups supported by the US and Gulf states - are to halt fighting as a confidence-building measure. Moscow's influence on Damascus "is the only way to get the regime to comply", said a statement issued by Bassma Kodmani of the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian Opposition.

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Syria deal hopeful, but Russia calling shots

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 13 children and an equal number of women died in the Idlib attack, but did not confirm how many civilians perished. The United States and Russian Federation hailed a breakthrough deal early on Saturday to put Syria's peace process back on track, though the war-torn country's rebels said they doubted it would hold and violence raged on in Aleppo.

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San Antonio mattress store whose ad spoofed 9/11 closes indefinitely

A Texas mattress retailer has closed its doors "indefinitely" after producing a TV spot for a 9/11-themed sale that reaches new heights of social and political tone-deafness. Bonanno also wrote that Miracle Mattress takes "full responsibility for our actions and sincerely regret the hurt and pain caused by this disrespectful advertising campaign".

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Nigerian Troops arrest top Boko Haram leader

He was said to have been arrested from the door of aircraft. A Nigerian journalist wanted over purported links to Boko Haram was arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the capital Abuja, according to security sources. The Army spokesman confirmed that during preliminary investigation, the suspected terrorist personally confirmed his photograph on the wanted list and further revealed that he specialized on rearing animals for the terrorist group .

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Construction of Turkish stream about to begin

According to the statement Gazprom has received the permits "through appropriate diplomatic channels" following a meeting last week between Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller and Turkish energy minister Berat Albayrak . The pipeline was to stretch by 660 km along the old corridor of the South Stream and by 250 km - in the new corridor in the direction of the European part of Turkey.

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Egypt welcomes Syrian truce mediated by US, Russia

The death toll is expected to rise as. BEIRUT-The death toll from airstrikes in the rebel-held areas of Syria's Idlib and Aleppo provinces rose to at least 90 people, a monitoring group said Sunday, ahead of a cease-fire agreed on by the USA and Russian Federation coming into effect across the war-torn country.

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ITT Technical Institute Closing Schools

The closure comes one week after the school stopped signing up new students, following accusations from the Department of Education that ITT was misusing federal funds. Rose campus on Tuesday, after learning classes there have been canceled indefinitely. The closure is among the largest in history and it will affect around 40,000 students.

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UK minister: Britons may need visas to visit EU after Brexit

Britain's large trade gap narrowed in July, and Brexit is probably the main reason why it did. But she has also said she will not trigger Article 50, beginning the formal two-year divorce process, this year in order to allow the government time to prepare.

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Syrian opposition hopes Russia-U.S. ceasefire deal will aid civilians

Brokered after marathon talks by the Russian and United States foreign ministers, the ceasefire has been billed as the best chance to end Syria's five-year war. With Iran's endorsement, the agreement is now backed by Assad and all key allies of the Syrian government: Moscow, Tehran, and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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CA Gov. Signs Historic Climate Bill, Making State Largest Emissions Reducer

California has always been on the cutting edge of statewide climate action - in 2006, the state legislature passed a landmark law that mandated the state cut emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, the first law of its kind in the United States. California, which now has the most aggressive carbon reduction targets in North America, will impose stricter limits on emissions from factories, power plants and vehicles under legislation signed yesterday by Gov.

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Donald Trump thinks Vladimir Putin is a better president than Barack Obama

Mr Obama said that every time Mr Trump spoke it became clearer that the Republican was not qualified to be president. "This whole idea of admiring Putin is the biggest misunderstanding of a relationship and a person since Munich", the South Carolina Republican told one group of reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday afternoon.

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United Nations welcomes US, Russia deal to end violence in Syria

Washington , which backs a coalition of rebels it regards as moderate, has repeatedly said that Assad must step down to ensure an enduring peace deal, although its calls for him to go have been less frequent in the past few years. Syria's conflict, now in its sixth year, has continued despite several rounds of peace talks and global attempts to try end the violence. This is the first time between the United States and Russian Federation reach an agreement on such a comprehensive package.

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#DeEscalateDontKill: Black Man Shot by Florida Cops in His Own Backyard

Keneisha Woodward told the Sun Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2cEAzzL ) her uncle had been drinking and flipping furniture, but he was sitting in the yard and eating when deputies arrived. When he did not immediately comply, they reportedly shot him dead. But the police in Broward County, Fla., must have missed the memo. It was too late.

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Natural disaster shakes swath of Midwest from Nebraska to Texas

One minor injury has been reported as the result of a 5.6 magnitude natural disaster in north-central Oklahoma . Some parts of Oklahoma now match northern California for the nation's most shake-prone, and one Oklahoma region has a 1 in 8 chance of a damaging quake in 2016, with other parts closer to 1 in 20.

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Trump criticizes U.S. policy on Russian television

But, if Lauer wasn't good with the Clinton interview, he was really terrible when handling Trump, letting him get away with "blatant lies". She touted the bipartisan nature of the meeting and vowed to work across the aisle as president to tackle national security challenges.

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(G20 Summit) Interview: Opposition to trade protectionism important result of summit

Reuters said that Mr Putin said on Monday that an agreement with the United States on finding a way to significantly reduce the death toll in Syria could be reached in the next few days. But Obama "suggested the US has concerns about Russian Federation holding up its end of the bargain and enforcing the terms", the wire service writes.

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North Korea Mocks 'Laughable' Push for Further Sanctions After Fifth Nuclear Test

In the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, residents were delighted. The UN has slammed North Korea with five sanctions since 2006 when Pyongyang detonated its first nuclear device, but none of them have had any effect. Bolstered by almost 30,000 USA troops and military hardware, South Korea has an array of defensive options including its own missiles. Another source indicated the military has recently launched a special operational unit in charge of destroying the North Korean military ...

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Critics blast Lauer's 'Commander-in-Chief Forum' performance

Mr Trump said he didn't "want to broadcast to the enemy what my plan is". The "Commander-in-Chief" forum, hosted by NBC News and the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum in NY, was hosted by the Today Show's Matt Lauer.

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Keith Vaz Sex Allegations Considered By Police

She said the former chair of the House of Commons Home Affair Committee had begged her for forgiveness and promised it would "never happen again", after he broke the news to her, shortly before the scandal was reported in the press. "This time he's fallen. badly". They made further startling allegations that the married father of two offered to fly them overseas with more male escorts, and wanted "lots of boys" to join him on the foreign jaunts.

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Police officers face charges in Oakland sex scandal

The officers will face a range of felony and misdemeanor charges. "There are 775 police officers in Oakland and this is a handful of people who have brought shame on this department", O'Malley said. O'Malley said she can not bring charges until the victim and key witness in the case, the 19-year-old woman who calls herself Celeste Guap , returns to California.

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South Sudan Accepts Deployment of Extra 4000 UN Troops

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj , Ateny Wek Ateny said the government agreed to the deployment of 4000 regional troops in South Sudan if important issues can be agreed on. Lomoro said the transitional government of national unity commits to devising a plan with UNMISS by the end of September on concrete steps to remove impediments to UNMISS's ability to implement its mandate, including reviewing procedures related to movement of UNMISS and streamlining bureaucratic processes.

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Jacob Wetterling's Killer Confesses & It's A Heartbreaking Conclusion To The Case

Heinrich, now 53, described the sexual assault and murder of Jacob and also a separate attack on another boy who survived, as part of a plea deal with federal and state authorities created to reveal what happened to Jacob and to recover his remains.

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Nigerian military: Some officers selling arms to Boko Haram

The suspect who is number 105 on the wanted list has been identified as Muhammed Bulama . The two men were identified as Ibrahim Abubakar and Idris Audu, high-level members of the militant organization violently attempting to establish a Muslim caliphate in Nigeria.

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Governor signs bill requiring state to reduce greenhouse emissions

The measures in the most populous USA state would extend by 10 years California's main greenhouse gas reduction program and beef up oversight of the state agency charged with implementing it. Previously, the state had committed to reducing emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. The new legislation will "impose very severe caps on the emission of greenhouse gases in California, without requiring the regulatory agencies to give any consideration to the impacts on our economy, disruptions in ...


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