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South African president pays costs in home spending scandal

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma used the proceeds from a home loan from VBS Mutual Bank to pay back R7,8 million for non-security upgrades to his private Nkandla home, the presidency said on Monday. The Congress of the People (COPE) questioned the validity of the confirmation that Zuma had paid back the money. A Treasury spokeswoman said the payment had been received.

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No. 3 Florida St. routs depleted Charleston Southern, 52-8

On Thursday night, Charleston Southern football players tweeted and wrote on Facebook that around 30 athletes on their team would be suspended for Saturday's contest with Florida State due to using book money on things other than books in the CSU bookstore.

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Grammar schools green paper reveals government selective education expansion plan

In addition, selective schools must sponsor an existing underperforming, non-selective academy school. The Prime Minister unveiled proposals on Friday to lift the long-standing ban on new grammars - with a £50 million annual Government subsidy to support new places - in a speech outlining her ambition to make Britain "the great meritocracy of the world".

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Singapore says Zika infections spread, almost 190 cases

Up to 5,000 passengers arrive each month in these countries from Zika endemic areas, according to Oliver Brady, the study's co-author. The Indian Mission is in "constant close touch" with the Ministry of Health of Singapore and will continue to follow up to ensure that Indian Nationals receive full medical support.

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South Korea ready to raze Pyongyang in case of nuke attack: Yonhap

The disclosure comes two days after the North carried out its fifth nuclear test in continued defiance of United Nations resolutions . Yonhap did not indicate what activities had been detected at the test site in the northeast of the country, the venue for all five nuclear tests.

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Chinese FM 'tips hat' to Russian Federation for South China Sea stance

In a joint statement adopted here at the 19th China-ASEAN leaders' meeting and the summit to commemorate the 25th anniversary of China-ASEAN dialogue relations, the two sides emphasized cooperation on highly-complementary sectors based on their respective priorities, comparative advantages, and levels of development.

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Kremlin says no confirmation of Karimov's death

Uzbekistan's government had issued an unusual statement Sunday announcing Karimov's hospitalization but giving no details of the nature of his illness. He is regarded as an iron-fisted leader, who has been elected three times in elections deemed neither free nor fair by election monitors. Ordinary Uzbeks mostly wished Karimov a speedy recovery when they spoke to the press.

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Clinton, feeling 'overheated,' leaves 9/11 ceremony early

A spokesperson for the U.S. presidential nominee says she's "feeling much better" and is recovering at her daughter's apartment. Democratic National Committee head Donna Brazile said she was encouraged that Clinton "already is feeling better" and looked "forward to seeing her back out on the campaign trail and continuing on the path to victory".

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Turkey, US 'ready to work' on ousting IS from Raqa

Erdogan said USA counterpart Barack Obama floated the idea of joint action against the militants when they met at the G20 summit in China. "Obama needs to do some things together concerning Raqqa", Mr Erdogan said. "I said there would be no problem from our perspective". "We said, "Let our soldiers come together, whatever is necessary will be done", the Turkish president said, adding that a specific Turkish role would depend on further talks.

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Top Saudi cleric says Iranian leaders 'not Muslims'

The comments came after Saudi Arabia's top cleric, Grand Mufti Abdulaziz al-Sheikh, said Iranians - who are predominantly Shi'a - were "not Muslims". "If we do not say Mina stampede was premeditated, this incompetency and lack of prudence is a crime", the official website of the leader quoted him as saying at a gathering of the relatives of Iranian victims of Mina stampede that took place a year ago near the holy city of Mecca.

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Narendra Modi doesn't name Pakistan, but labels it as 'exporter of terror'

But India's High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale at an event in Karachi said that while India and Pakistan must certainly discuss the entire range of issues, they must keep their focus on the economy which he described as a "low-hanging fruit".

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All-party delegation meets Kashmir CM

Owaisi met Shabir Shah in same hut-turned-sub-jail where he offered Asr Namaz as well. "This is a futile exercise". In response to another question, Singh ruled out any talks with Pakistan on Kashmir in near future. "The process of dialogue needs to continue". Meanwhile, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury urged the government to start an "unconditional dialogue" with all stakeholders, including separatists, for peace in Kashmir that is battling almost two months of the ...

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Some Rebel Groups Accept Syria Ceasefire Deal As Bombings Continue

Contrasting casualty figures are common in the aftermath of large attacks in Syria. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the accord would prevent President Bashar al-Assad's air force from flying combat missions anywhere the opposition is present, calling this provision the "bedrock of the agreement".

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I regret saying 'half' - Hillary Clinton

Seeking to explain the statements, Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill said in a series of tweets after the remarks that Clinton has been talking about the "alternative right", or "alt-right" movement, which often is associated with efforts on the far right to preserve "white identity", oppose multiculturalism and defend "Western values".

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Daughter talks about final conversation with abducted mother who was found dead

Early Wednesday, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office discovered the body of Rita Maze , 47, in a trunk of a vehicle near the Spokane International Airport, about 325 miles west of Wolf Creek, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton in Montana said.

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[Ticker] UK may use work permits to control European Union migration

Ms Rudd said it is "too early" to outline the specifics of how the Government will achieve its target but she repeated the Prime Minister's rejection of an Australian-style points system. Currently, people from a number of non-EU countries do not need a visa to enter the Schengen area. There has been speculation that such a scheme would add £50 to the cost of an average family holiday for Britons.

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Former British leader David Cameron to leave Parliament

In a statement, he said the "realities of modern politics" would make it "very difficult" to continue to represent Whitney as a former Prime Minister. It has been a great honour and privilege to serve this area and to serve these brilliant people. "I will continue to support the local causes and charities that mean so much to me and many others in this attractive and enterprising part of our country".

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Royal visit - schedule information and confirmation that royal kids are coming

Not long after their Essex engagement, George and Charlotte's parents will start their royal tour of Canada . "They want to help the people of British Columbia and Yukon to celebrate what makes Canada great and to showcase some unbelievable places to the rest of the world", the itinerary says.

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Calls for sentencing reform after Chicago mother pushing stroller shot dead

The man was not an Uber driver, as had been previously reported, Deenihan said. The murder has proved especially significant for Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. "Unreal. #EnoughisEnough", Wade tweeted to his 5.8 million followers after Aldridge's death. "The frustrating part is. we have 1,400 individuals that drive this gun violence in this city", Johnson said.

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Giants' Cruz relishes reeling in late TD vs. Cowboys

Eli Manning threw three touchdowns to lead the New York Giants past the Dallas Cowboys 20-19 on Sunday at AT&T Stadium. Cruz's first catch was a simple 5-yarder just before the 2-minute warning in the first half, then he had a 23-yarder on the same drive to put the Giants in position for rookie Sterling Shepard's first touchdown to put NY up 13-9 at halftime.

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DPRK ready to conduct another nuke test: S. Korean military

North Korea's latest nuclear test triggered diplomatic aftershocks in Asia - and a growing concern that the volatile regime in Pyongyang may pose the first big test for the next United States president. "We assess that (North Korea) is prepared for a nuclear test in another shaft", Defense Minister Han Min-koo told lawmakers Friday. "In addition to sanctions in the Security Council, both the United States and Japan, together with [South Korea], will be looking at any unilateral measures as ...

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David Cameron to quit as Tory MP for Witney

He said at the time he planned to remain in Parliament although he would no longer have a leadership role in the Conservative Party. Following Mr Cameron's resignation in June he was replaced by Theresa May. "But in my view, with modern politics, with the circumstances of my resignation it isn't really possible to be a proper backbench MP as a former prime minister".

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Trump says he hopes Clinton gets well soon

This wasn't the first time", Trump said. The ad plays a clip of Clinton's comments, which she made during a fundraiser last week. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday that health is an issue in the campaign after his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, revealed she had pneumonia, and he said he would soon release detailed health information of his own.

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Karnataka CM writes to Modi for intervention in Cauvery release to TN

With four reservoirs in the Cauvery basin, not having enough water revenue department sources paint a grim picture on the water situation in the six to seven districts of Chamrajnagar, Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan, Ramangaram, Bangalore urban and rural which are exclusively dependent on the Cauvery.

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At Least 18 Dead in Bangladesh Factory Explosion

He said around 75 people were supposed to work the night shift. In 2013, a commercial complex near Dhaka housing five garment factories collapsed, killing 1,135 people, Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster. During the fiscal year that ended in June, the industry earned $28 billion in exports. The food and cigarette packaging firm supplies brands including British American Tobacco and Nestle Bangladesh, according to its website .

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First group of refugees returns to Syria's Jarablus

Turkish troops have also been fighting in other areas of northern Syria , where United States envoy to the anti-IS coalition Brett McGurk has claimed that ISIS is not present, adding that the actions of Turkish militia are "a source of deep concern".

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Leave UK? Scotland to poll public for views

Ms Sturgeon said: "It will be a plan based on success and inclusion that will be delivered by a Government acting in the best interests of all of Scotland - a Government for everyone who lives here". The collapse in worldwide oil prices has caused a dramatic slow-down in the Scottish oil and gas industry, with a resulting fall in oil revenues that translated into a notional Scottish deficit of £15bn in last month's annual GERS (Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland) figures.

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South Korea says Pyongyang ready for more nuclear tests

North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device at its main atomic test site any time it chooses, Seoul officials said Monday, as the United States reportedly planned to send two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers to the South in a show of force against Pyongyang.

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Trump Campaign Slams Hillary Clinton for 'Basket of Deplorables' Comment

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign Friday touted 110 endorsements from former military leaders, 15 more than they had before Clinton and Donald Trump headlined a forum of military service and national security. "He's taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican Party", Clinton said in Reno, Nevada. Republicans were quick to denounce her remarks, with Trump even tweeting that this may have cost her the election.

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9/11 victims honored at Ground Zero on 15th anniversary

It overlooks the 9/11 memorial with reflecting pools of water and a museum. Yankees manager Joe Girardi and pitcher Dellin Betances placed a wreath at the 9/11 Monument in Monument Park. This summer, the younger D'Amadeo worked with children affected by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where 26 children and adults were killed in 2012.

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Hillary Clinton policies have produced massive global disorder: Donald Trump

In an interview with Israeli TV this week, Clinton said that Trump supporters are, "what I call the deplorables; you know, the racists and the, you know, the haters, and the people who are drawn because they think somehow he's going to restore an America that no longer exists".

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Clinton leaves 9-11 ceremony amid health questions

On CNBC, he said he takes no satisfaction from her problems. It noted that her current medical conditions include hyperthyroidism and seasonal pollen allergies. Clinton later was captured on video leaving her daughter Chelsea's apartment in NY, where she had apparently gone after she left the ceremony. The 68-year-old Clinton spent 90 minutes at a ceremony in New York City marking the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, leaving before it ended.

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Uzbekistan President Karimov laid to rest in home city

Tightly-controlled state television interrupted hours of traditional mourning music to show footage tracing the journey of Karimov's coffin from the hospital in the capital Tashkent to a Muslim ceremony on the turquoise-domed World Heritage site Registan square in Samarkand .

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Clinton: I regret saying 'half' of Trump support from 'basket of deplorables'

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leaves her daughter Chelsea's home in New York , New York, United States September 11, 2016 , after Clinton left ceremonies commemorating the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks feeling " overheated ".

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California Cements Climate Change Plans With New Legislation

Nationwide, California's new targets put them on the same path as NY, which has set a goal of a 40 percent reduction from 1990 levels by 2030, and has mandated that the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions from major sources to zero by 2050.


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