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Reasons Trump 'Getting Back On Message' Won't Save Him

A security guard stands guard as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers an economic policy speech to the Detroit Economic Club, Monday, Aug. Trump's new plan would cut the number of income tax brackets and reduce rates to just 12%, 25%, and 33%. Clinton's campaign said she would speak in MI on Thursday to lay out a plan to make the "biggest investment in good-paying jobs since World War Two".

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Kerry, Lavrov meet for Syria talks

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia was behind an embarassing leak of Democratic e-mails. "We had hoped that they would promote a transition" out of power for Assad, Carter said. "We're not entering into a transaction that is based on trust", Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said at a press briefing at the Pentagon. Kerry has defended the proposal despite deep skepticism among top American military and intelligence officials over Russia's intentions.

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In new national poll, Clinton gains and Trump drops

In a section on trade, Trump blasted free trade agreements, reiterating that he would not allow the United States to take part in the Transpacific Partnership, the multinational trade deal also now opposed by Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, and that he would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Southern Rail five day train strike begins

How many other jobs would accept this kind of behaviour? At present, it is the role of conductors - but Southern Rail wants it to become the job of drivers, arguing it will result in faster and more punctual services and will not threaten any jobs or pay.

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Olympics Day 1 recap: Syrian swims race of her life

She had to remain positive throughout the experience because as she explains, there was a six-year-old boy on the point and she "had to smile because I didn't want them to feel like we are dying or something". Although she was 41st fastest in an event led by world record-holder Sarah Sjostrom's 56.26sec, meaning she didn't qualify for the semifinals, Mardini said it was a thrill to line up against the world's best.

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Labour to appeal court ruling on leadership election

More than one thousand people have indicated they will attend a rally with Jeremy Corbyn on College Green on Monday evening. Jeremy Corbyn's allies called on Labour not to launch a legal appeal against the decision. The NEC consists of the Labour leader, deputy leader, frontbenchers, trade union representatives, constituency party representatives, councillors and members of the Parliamentary Labour Party.

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Recep Erdogan uses million-strong rally to defy European Union critics

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Russia this week as part of efforts to rebuild ties shattered by Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane previous year - just as Turkey's relations with traditional allies the United States and Europe show increasing strain amid Ankara's crackdown following a failed coup.

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Richard Hanna feels no repercussions after igniting firestorm with Clinton vote

For the past several months, Trump has been calling Clinton as "crooked" and in the last few days he even said the former Secretary of State was a "devil". On the other hand, it's also bad news for Hillary Clinton, who is one of the most unpopular nominees (apart from Trump) in modern history. For me, it is not enough to simply denounce his comments: "He is unfit to serve our party and can not lead this country".

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Venus Williams' Rio Olympics Performance Was Abysmal To Say The Least

The legendary sisters lost in straight sets (6-3, 6-4) to Czech pair Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova . They are even unseeded in Rio while the Williams sisters are seeded No. It comes as yet another blow for Venus who crashed out of the women's singles Olympic tennis tournament in Rio on Saturday. I would be highly surprised if she didn't play.

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Iran Executes Nuclear Scientist It Says Leaked Secrets to U.S.

Last week, Iran executed a nuclear scientist who arrived in America six years ago before demanding to be sent home. The family of Shahram Amiri , an expert in radioactive isotopes at Tehran's Malek Ashtar University, which is affiliated to Iran's ministry of defence, told two overseas Persian-language TV networks at the weekend that he had been executed earlier in the week at an unknown location.

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Man faces drug charge after 24 stricken at OH music fest

Machine Gun Kelly's EST Fest , ever the fount of troublesome headlines, landed in the papers again this weekend after two dozen festival attendees went to the hospital for drug treatment. They only felt exhausted, among other unusual symptoms. "What likely happened is whoever passed these out did not give the people any instructions", Masi said.

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Another Poll Finds Hillary Clinton With Edge Over Donald Trump

In the Journal-Constitution poll, Clinton was beating Trump 44 percent to 40 percent. He also announced a list of economic advisers on Friday-thirteen men, heavily populated with billionaire business figures, such as the hedge-fund manager John Paulson and Stephen Feinberg, of Cerberus Capital, and many of whom are Trump political donors, according to Politico .

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Cal Fire: Soberanes Fire began with illegal campfire

Officials are asking for the public's help to find whoever started the campfire that sparked the wildfire, which destroyed 57 homes. Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo said if a person is arrested, they could be charged with negligence and manslaughter for the death of 35-year-old bulldozer operator Robert Oliver Reagan III, killed fighting the fire last week.

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70 killed in Pakistan hospital bombing

Almost 100 lawyers had come to the hospital in the heart of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, after the body of their colleague, prominent attorney Bilal Kasi was brought there. Home Secretary Akbar Harifal said that the blast took place after a number of lawyers and some journalists gathered at the hospital following the death of Balochistan Bar Association President Bilal Anwar Kasi in a shooting incident in the morning.

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Boost for Corbyn as Labour members win voting court battle

Mr Leir said: " The Labour Party has seen the greatest surge in membership of any party in decades, with people joining to support a process of change in this country - a change that is desperately needed both politically and economically. "Corbyn boosted by new members' ruling", said the Financial Times newspaper. On 7 August, Corbyn confirmed that he had written to the party's General Secretary Ian McNicol requesting that the announcement of the Labour leadership contest results should ...

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Trump Belatedly Endorses Paul Ryan and John McCain

Fox News and CNN said Mr. Trump would endorse Mr. Ryan , the top USA elected Republican, in his re-election bid at a rally in Green Bay , Wisconsin, which is Mr. "I may have short circuited and for that I will try to clarify", she told a group of minority journalists in Washington , though still insisting that she "never sent or received anything that was marked classified".

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Florida Investigating Four Infections of Zika from Local Mosquitoes

Zika causes only a mild illness in most people, but the virus has been linked to severe brain defects in newborns. Four different cases of the Zika virus have been detected in Florida and according to the State Department of Health, those cases could have been transmitted locally through mosquitoes.

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President Issues Most Commutations in a Single Day

Breaking with past presidents, he told the DOJ to prioritize petitions for commutations from individuals convicted of non-violent drug offenses who if convicted today would have shorter sentences. Steve P. Gillespie, of Greeneville, was sentenced to almost 22 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base in 2006.

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How Donald Trump says he'd revive the USA economy

It's was one of the first times during Donald Trump's campaign for president those subjects had come up, which made it all the more notable Monday when the GOP nominee dropped a brief mention of child care into his speech about the nation's economic future.

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Trump Trails Clinton by Double Digits in New National Poll

Delivering his speech from a teleprompter, Trump was interrupted repeatedly by protesters who stood on chairs and shouted at him before being pulled out of the room by security guards. The poll also found that 88 percent of respondents say they are strongly supporting their candidate, and only 11 percent reported that they could change their minds ahead of the general election.

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Parents of Benghazi victims sue Hillary Clinton

Department of State and the covert Central Intelligence Agency and other government operations in Benghazi and used it to plan, orchestrate, and carry out the horrific and devastating attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012 ("Benghazi Attack"), resulting in the death of four Americans, including Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods .

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Iran Executes Nuclear Scientist For Giving Top Secret Information To US

Initially he said he was kidnapped and forced into talking about Iran's nuclear program, which Tehran has always insisted has only one goal: power generation. Reports in foreign media said he had willingly defected to the United States in an operation planned by the Central Intelligence Agency. Amiri was warned by USA officials that should he return to Iran , he might be executed , but nevertheless, he did return in July 2010, after Tehran complained to Washington that the scientist ...

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Alex Rodriguez Retires: Latest Reactions, Tweets, Memes

He has 696 career home runs - fourth all time - but was suspended in 2014 for using performance-enhancing drugs. In fact, that's the sort of thing a team does when they're trying to force a player out with a minimal loss of face for everyone involved - there is, after all, the important distinction that Rodriguez is going to be released before he retires, meaning he will collect the $21m he is due from the Yankees next year.

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Officials believe no survivors in Texas hot air balloon crash

Fog or low clouds could hide risky power lines until the balloon becomes too close to avoid. Officials will also interview the three ground crew members Monday, he said. Nichols was identified as the pilot by his company, which has suspended operations. They'll also be reviewing any video shot by witnesses. This tragedy is the worst hot air balloon accident in USA history and, as a result, has heightened fears surrounding this beloved experience.

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Chicago Bears lose Hroniss Grasu to a torn ACL

There were noticeable seams in the sod in spots around the playing surface. It was during the scrimmage when Grasu crumpled to the turf as he attempted to block downfield on a screen pass to running back Jacquizz Rodgers . And if the Bears want to live up to Daniel Jeremiah's prediction that they could be the most underrated team in the league and have to potential to go 10-6 this season , they need to get in line behind their quarterback.

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Swimmer Has Single-Finger Gesture for Doping Rival

The women's 100-meter breaststroke final will be a showdown between American Lilly King and Russian Yuliya Efimova , who has tested positive twice for doping violations and was called out by King on Sunday night. Efimova refused to speak to reporters after her semifinal swim. When pressed about criticism from rival swimmers and coaches, she smiled and walked away.

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Russian Federation banned from Paralympics as president slams 'abhorrent practices'

During his announcement in Rio de Janeiro , International Paralympic Committee President Philip Craven put the blame squarely on Russia's government. A new investigation was began after the report by the independent committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) under the leadership of Richard McLaren.

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United States police officer arrested for sending money to ISIS

While Young did make threats involving bringing guns into federal court and harming FBI agents, the Post said that the police officer never made a credible threat against the Metro. The FBI says he is the first law enforcement officer in the U.S.to be charged with a terror-related crime. The FBI redeemed the cards for $245.

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Australian Rider Taken on Stretcher After Crash

Australia had a two-hour practice session booked at the velodrome on Monday afternoon, Rio time. Edmondson stayed on her bike as the other three riders fell hard onto the banked wooden. Ankudinoff, Baker and Cure were able to walk off the track under their own power, but were still treated for bruises and burns. "She is recovering positively from her injuries", said Van den Hoogenband.

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Huge rally in Turkey against coup plotters

Emre Ersen, an expert on Russian-Turkish relations at Marmara University's Department of Political Science and International Relations, said: "Putin was one of the first leaders to call Erdogan and he declared unconditional support for the Turkish government, the democratically elected government of Turkey , against the coup [attempt]".

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Annemiek van Vleuten: Olympic Cyclist's Heartbreaking First Message After Nasty Crash

And in van Vleuten's crash, the high curb on the side of the road appears to have worsened herinjuries. According to The Guardian , the Dutch cycling federation later tweeted that Vleuten "appears to be OK" after her crash; she was rushed to the hospital shortly after her terrifying tumble, and is now in the hospital getting additional tests.

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Ledecky sets new world record to win 400m freestyle gold

Three world records in three straight finals, to follow the groundbreaking times recorded on the opening night by Australia's 4x100m women's freestyle team, Hungary's Katinka Hosszu in the 400m individual medley and Peaty. But no one thought she would do it this fast. He left the court in tears after being beaten by Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro, who won 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-2).

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Killed my Mudslides in Mexico; New Storm Aims for Baja

Veracruz governor Javier Duarte has said a priority for authorities is assisting the hundreds of people who have been forced to flee their homes. The hurricane center said its forecast doesn't show the storm reaching hurricane strength, but that it was prudent to maintain the warning in place.

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63 killed in Pakistani bombing

The assailants had rained bullets on Kasi and fled away on their vehicle. "These brutal and senseless attacks only deepen our shared resolve to defeat terrorism around the world, and we will continue to work with our partners in Pakistan and across the region to combat the threat of terrorism", Trudeau said.

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Trump Jr called Kasich aide to float VP post

Despite this, reports indicate aggressive effort from the Trump campaign to bring Kasich on as Trump's vice presidential pick. In his most recent Columbus Media Inisder article, John Hartman makes a good case that Gov. [Photo by Hans Pennink/AP Photo] Looking ahead at the upcoming election, Trump needs all the support that he can get. After saying he's never voted for a Democrat before, he revealed, dejectedly, "I wish that I could be fully enthusiastic.


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