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Obama Hypes US Cyberwar Capabilities, Warns Russia to ‘Act Responsibly’

He also said the two countries should focus on common enemies like ISIS and Al Nusra. "President Obama and President Putin were not going to get down into the weeds of the language of an agreement and the implementation associated with the agreement", the official said.

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Visa for trip to Europe could cost you £50, minister admits

Such a move would "not be particularly desirable, but we don't rule it out because we have to be allowed a free hand to get the best negotiation", she said. "It's going to annoy a lot of people", he said. The scheme would cover all visitors to the Schengen zone from countries that do not need a visa to enter.

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USA and Japan scramble for 'strongest' sanctions

Pyongyang said the U.S. must recognise it as a "legitimate nuclear weapons state" and that it would continue to strengthen its nuclear power "in quality and quantity" despite the West's condemnation of the programme. Two months ago, US -based 38 North, a North Korea monitoring project, said satellite images showed a high level of activity at North Korea's nuclear test site, called Punggye-ri.

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USA says Pakistan can not 'pick and choose' terrorist groups to go after

He also said acting against some terror groups was not a justification to giving a free hand to other such groups. India has said before that Bangladesh's efforts to fight back terror after the attack, which left 22 people, mostly foreigners killed, should be seen in the right perspective.

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Jailed PKK leader to meet with family for Eid

The decree was issued under the three-month state of emergency imposed after the coup. Four people, including a deputy mayor, were briefly detained in a minor skirmish outside city hall in the southeastern province of Hakkari. In a statement , the HDP said the move was reminiscent of the military takeover in 1980 and "ignored the will of the voters". Three people were in a vehicle when it exploded in the Hozat district, the Tunceli governor's office said in a written statement.

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Obama Fumes as Netanyahu Schools Him on Real Peace

Netanyahu's recent comparison of Palestinian citizens of Israel with its illegal settlers in Occupied Palestine is not only immoral, but a total departure from rationality, history and Israel's obligations under global law", he wrote. On the contrary. Israel's diversity shows its openness and readiness for peace. Certain proposals, such as the "trading" of Arab populated areas in Israel for some of the settlement blocks in the West Bank, have been described as ethnic cleansing by some.

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All-female cell plotted attacks on Paris train stations, police

The woman, whose name was given as Ornella G., was charged Saturday night with "terrorist criminal association to commit crimes against people" and "attempted assassinations as an organized gang in connection with a terrorist enterprise", the office said.

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Consumer Alert: Samsung says stop using Galaxy Note 7

Malaysian no-frills carrier AirAsia Berhad which runs a joint venture airline with Tata Sons in India, today prohibited the use of Samsung Galaxy Note7 mobile devices on its flight as well as some of the subsidiary airlines, including AirAsia India.

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Turkey-PKK: Clashes as Turkey removes 28 elected mayors

He also said Turkey would defeated the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party, or PKK, and the Feto group of US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Turkey's government has said the failed coup, which left 240 people dead, was organized by followers of Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in the Saylorsburg, Pa., and by his social service organizations in Turkey, which the Turkish governmenthas together labeled the "Fetullah Terrorist Organization".

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Iran, Hezbollah announce support for Syria ceasefire

Saturday's violence shows that it might be hard to implement the U.S. -Russia agreement as both countries enjoy limited influence on the government and insurgent groups to cease the bombardment. The ceasefire will not apply to the jihadist groups Islamic State or Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, previously known as the Nusra Front until it broke formal allegiance to al Qaeda and changed its name.

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PM Modi meets US President Obama at Vientiane, Laos

The two sides shared the same perspective on South China Sea, a foreign ministry spokesperson said. Mr Modi, speaking before leaders from 15 other countries, said India and most other countries of South Asia "are pursuing a peaceful path to economic prosperity.but there's one country in our neighborhood whose competitive advantage rests exclusively in producing and exporting terrorism".

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Braun homers in 9th, Brewers drop Cardinals in playoff race

Brewers starter Chase Anderson allowed just three hits and two walks in 5 2/3 innings. Pregame coverage begins at 12:40 p.m. on the Brewers Radio Network. The Brewers took a shot at tying the game in the sixth when Carter led off with a single and Santana was hit by a pitch with one down. "I'll take it for sure".

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China Willing To Maintain 'Hard-Won Sound' Ties With India: Xi Jinping

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed on Monday (05 September) to look at ways to retain strong trading links after Britain leaves the European Union, a British official said. India and Vietnam on Saturday called for a reform of the United Nations and an expansion of the Security Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories of membership, with enhanced representation from developing countries.

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At least 25 dead after huge fire at factory in Bangladesh

Firefighters battled for nearly 24 hours to bring the blaze under control as flammable chemicals caught alight, spreading the flames to other floors. "What we have heard is that there were chemical stored on the ground floor". However, weak fire protection systems are common in factories in Bangladesh. The explosion site in a packaging factory is seen at Tongi on the outskirts of Dhaka , Bangladesh, Sept.

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North Korea publicly executes two officials - South Korean newspaper

The government warned that he may now feel the need to prove his loyalty by masterminding another provocation against the South. Yong-Jin was then sent to be re-educated at a rural farm before he was executed in July for being an "anti-revolutionary agitator".

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Gabon: President Under Scrutiny As EU Raises Doubts Over Poll Win

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". France has in the past intervened in its former African colonies, such as when it helped oust Ivory Coast's then president Laurent Gbagbo in 2011 after he refused to concede defeat in an election.

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Nicola Sturgeon launches 'biggest listening exercise in SNP history'

In the days following June's vote to leave the EU, Ms Sturgeon said she had tasked Scottish Government officials with drafting fresh referendum legislation for Holyrood, which Labour, the Liberal Democrats and Tories have said they will oppose.

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

Critics also argue the bill will put US relations with Saudi Arabia in jeopardy and potentially set a risky precedent of Americans suing foreign governments. While 15 of the 19 hijackers were Saudi citizens, United States investigations have never been able to draw a direct link between he terrorists and the government in Riyadh.

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Marco Rubio wins Florida senate primary to launch political comeback

Also in Florida, U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz overcame a challenger - and the embarrassment of being stripped last month of her job as head of the Democratic National Committee - and will get a shot at a seventh House term in the November 8 general elections.

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PM Theresa May Says She Supports Ending Ban On Grammar Schools

Asked by journalists for actual academic evidence which shows that grammar schools help social mobility, as she claimed, the prime minister failed to produce a single piece. "The Conservatives have to stop harking back to a bygone era - grammar schools are not the answer to raising standards in our children's schools".

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Pakistani airline stops passengers from carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7

In a statement on its website, Samsung urges users around the world to return their Galaxy Note 7 and get a replacement. On Saturday, Samsung told users in South Korea to stop using the devices and to bring them to the company's service centers.

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China minister says regional problems should be solved within region

Abe referred to Japan's position of making and clarifying claims based on worldwide law, not using force or coercion in trying to drive their claims, and seeking to settle disputes by peaceful means - a set of three principles that Japan, the USA and five other major industrialized nations affirmed during a Group of Seven summit that Abe hosted in May.

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Catalan separatists rally in Barcelona to support secession

The date marks the conquest of Barcelona by Spain's King Philip V in 1714 after a 13-month siege and the loss of Catalan autonomy. The run-up to the protest has coincided with a rift between separatist parties just as they target independence for the wealthy northeastern region in mid-2017.

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Bangladesh clothing factory hit by deadly fire, 10 dead

Fifty more people were hospitalized after an explosion in the boiler room caused the fire, as almost 100 people were in the four-story building. The death toll in the fire tragedy at a Bangladeshi factory that claimed at least 25 lives may go up with authorities on Sunday listing 11 people missing in the latest industrial accident to hit the country.

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15 haunting images we'll never forget on the 15th anniversary of 9/11

Fifteen years ago, on as lovely a September morning as was ever created, terrorists slammed two jetliners into the World Trade Center towers, another into the Pentagon and-thanks to the fearless passengers aboard-crashed a fourth plane into a wooded area in Pennsylvania, short of any other symbolic or strategic target.

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Turkey Says Warplanes Kill 20 Islamic State Militants

More than 81,000 people working for Turkey's institutions and security forces, including judges, teachers, police and journalists, were fired just after the failed coup. Ocalan is founder of the PKK, a separatist group that Turkey, the United States and European Union regard as a terrorist organization. In a statement , it said the move was reminiscent of the military takeover of 1980 and "ignored the will of the voters".

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Paris judge charges woman in female 'terror commando' probe

Another source said that the teen was in contact with a known Islamic extremist, Rashid Kassim. The discovery of an abandoned auto early last Sunday led investigators to the arrests of three more women and a man that revealed links to two attacks this year in France claimed by the Islamic State group and underscored the overlapping nature of the terrorist web.

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South Korea prepared to reduce North Korea "to ashes" if attacked

South Korean Foreign Affairs Minister Yun Byung-se called on the global community to put more sanctions and pressure on North Korea so that it could "suffer from pain" - and change. "The South Korean nuclear research group, composed of about 10 North Korea, security and nuclear specialists, was launched in early September", Cheong Seong-chang, a North Korea researcher at the Sejong Institute who represents the think tank, told Yonhap News Agency .

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Syria rebels battle rival force as Turkey presses operation

Turkish President Recep Erdogan vowed on Sunday to fight all terrorist groups including the Islamic State (IS), the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) with its Syrian offshoots and the Gulen organization that carried out a recent failed coup. "Turkish jets have this morning bombarded our positions in southern Jarabulus and the Til-Emarne village", said the Jarabulus Military Council which is linked to the pro-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) dominated by the YPG .

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Turkish army pounds north Syria, monitor says 20 civilians killed

Turkish officials have openly stated that their goal in Syria is as much about ensuring Kurdish forces do not add to the territory they already control along Turkey's border, as it is about driving Isis from its strongholds. Turkey's military said 25 Kurdish militants were killed in its air strikes. A spokesman for the Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said the offensive will continue with the aim of clearing IS and Kurdish forces from northeastern Aleppo .

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Mike Pence responds to Hillary Clinton's comments on Trump supporters

I will tell you right now, I campaign on a regular basis with Donald Trump. Half of Trump's supporters represents about 20 percent of the voting public, or almost 30 million Americans. "This has to do with really trying to make swing voters uncomfortable with the idea of associating with the racist and anti-intellectual voters that make up the energy of the Trump base", said GOP operative Rob Stutzman, who is supporting neither Clinton nor Trump.

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Kurdish role a sticking point as U.S., Turkey discuss Raqqa operation

Erdogan said his United States counterpart spoke of joint action against Daesh (Isis) in Syria when they met at the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China. Erdogan said the original residents of Jarabulus and al-Rai have already begun to return from Turkey.

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Syrian Government Bombing Chlorine Barrel Bombs Over Aleppo

At least 10 patients are said to be in a critical state, including a pregnant woman. Such symptoms are consistent with attacks involving chlorine, which can kill in high concentrations. He traced this prevalence back to the use of chemical weapons in a massive, deadly attack in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta in 2013, which opposition activists blamed on the Syrian regime.

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Obama cancels meeting with new Philippine President Duterte

The strategy has hinged on an unlikely U.S. He acknowledged that a flurry of diplomacy at an economic summit and a 90-minute meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, earlier Monday did not yield a breakthrough. Obama has expressed skepticism that Russian Federation would honor its agreement. Mr Obama's visit started on a high note, with the USA and China consummating their unlikely partnership on climate change by announcing they were both entering the global emissions-cutting ...

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Hermine Moves Back Toward Northeast

A tropical storm warning remained in effect Sunday night from the eastern end of New York's Long Island and to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island off Cape Cod in MA, but the red flag came down for New York City. The maximum sustained winds are near hurricane strength, at about 70 miles per hour with higher gusts. Hermine's position Monday southeast of Nantucket created 20-foot waves and wind gusts of up to 50 kph about 55 miles southeast of the island, Buttrick said.


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