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Hillary Clinton edges out Donald Trump with 3.85-point lead — UPI/CVoter poll

Head-to-head, Trump had a one-point - 49 percent to 48 percent - lead over Clinton among likely voters. The two remain tied when the most prominent third-party candidates are thrown into the race, with Trump and Clinton drawing 43 percent apiece.

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North Korea Ready for New Nuclear Test

According to a report published Sunday by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) - North Korea's official state media - the country's northeast has been affected by the "heaviest downpour" since 1945, with "tens of thousands" of buildings destroyed and people left homeless and "suffering from great hardship".

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KDB rejects additional financing to Hanjin Shipping

U.S. Representatives Janice Hahn (CA-44), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Grace Flores Napolitano (CA-32) and Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), as well as Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Chairman Mario Cordero and labor leaders, all took part in a press conference outside of Pier T in Long Beach, which is operated by Total Terminals International, a company partly owned by Hanjin .

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No Post-Game Drink For Pep Guardiola And Jose Mourinho

Speaking at his press conference on the eve of the Etihad game Guardiola said: "It was a pleasure to coach Barcelona and Bayern Munich for their history - they're used to reaching semi-finals but City don't have that history". "There were times when we couldn't, because we were high-pressed, but we always looked to pull them out of position and do what we wanted to do".

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Hanjin Shipping Set to Be Scrooge of the Holiday Season

A South Korean official said September 7 that he expected the Long Beach ships to be able to offload their cargo last week, the Associated Press reported. The Financial Services Commission said Hanjin , the country's largest ocean container shipper, will seek bankruptcy protection in 43 countries, including Canada, Germany and Britain.

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North Korea says floods damaged tens of thousands of buildings

South Korea's Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang Gyun said Monday that South Korea and USA intelligence authorities believe North Korea has the ability to detonate another atomic device anytime at its main Punggye-ri nuclear test site, where the five previous atomic explosions took place.

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Candidates, moderator Matt Lauer lambasted over presidential forum

Clinton said Trump's public remarks were "inappropriate" and declared, "I would never comment on any aspect of an intelligence briefing I received". " Donald Trump has a lack of knowledge on everything from force structure to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to our alliances and partnerships". Clinton and her allies have outspent Trump and his team on the airwaves nearly 5 to 1, according to ABC News.

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USA dollar falters amid mixed Fed rate signals

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump accused the Fed on Monday of keepinginterest rates low because of political pressure from the Obama administration. Ms Brainard's comments overshadowed those from Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart who said in a speech overnight that he thought the economic data over the past few weeks "warrant...serious discussion of a policy rate increase".

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North Korea Could Conduct Nuclear Test At Any Time

North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test, South Korea's Defence Ministry said on Monday, three days after Pyongyang carried out a fifth such test that drew worldwide condemnation. He added that the US and Japan were also looking at unilateral and bilateral measures, "as well as possible trilateral cooperation". Meanwhile, in a show of strength against North Korea, the United States will fly a U.S.

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Donald Trump Tells Larry King it Was 'Unlikely' That Russia Hacked DNC

Trump boasted during the NBC forum that the Russian leader has a purported 82 percent approval rating back home. He called the Middle East "a total catastrophe" for the U.S. The number of states projected for Clinton has dropped over the past few weeks. But she defended her support for US military intervention to help oust a dictator in Libya, despite the chaotic aftermath.

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With pneumonia diagnosis, questions about Clinton's health move from the fringe

The accusation follows her difficulties in explaining why she used a private email server during her time as Secretary of State and lingering questions about the finances of the Clinton Foundation. Clinton wondered if she might have the kind that is communicable; that information was not available. Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway piggybacked on Axelrod's criticism, replying to his tweet: "Wow".

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Britons may need visas to travel to Europe after Brexit, says Rudd

The touted visa, called the EU Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), would require British tourists to apply in advance of their visit and pay a fee. There has been speculation that such a scheme would add £50 to the cost of an average family holiday for Britons. According to the Independent , shadow home secretary Andy Burnham said: "Tory ministers might think nothing of that, but it would make it even harder for ordinary families to afford a holiday".

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Syria is calmer but cautious as cease-fire begins

Kerry urged all of Syria's warring parties to adhere to the nascent agreement, but acknowledged there would "undoubtedly" be reports of violations as the agreement goes into effect. "We are asking for guarantees especially from the United States, which is a party to the agreement", Mr Muslet told AFP. But, Assad's forces can continue air strikes against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida-linked insurgents from the group once known as the Nusra Front.

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Mike Pence Releases Ten Years of Tax Returns

The Pence family's highest combined income was $187,495 in 2009, while their lowest over the past 10 years came last year. Donald Trump hasn't publicity released his tax returns. Most Americans pay under a 15 percent income tax rate. Trump has asserted: "You don't learn much in a tax return". Critics have accused Trump of seeking to hide his net worth or business practices.

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Early reports on renewed Syria ceasefire indicate 'some' reduction in violence

The ceasefire would give humanitarian groups an opportunity to provide food and aid to hundreds of thousands of Syrian citizens in besieged cities such as Aleppo . "I think this message needs to directed ... to those who bet against Syria in the first days, weeks and months of the crisis and until today ", he said.

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Montanans react to Dakota Access Pipeline decision

They said the water essential to the life of the Standing Rock Sioux is in jeopardy. The Army will move expeditiously to make this determination, as everyone involved - including the pipeline company and its workers - deserves a clear and timely resolution.

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Anti-migrant party surges as voters punish Merkel

The Alternative for Germany party (AfD), which has campaigned hard against Chancellor Merkel's policies on refugees, is estimated to have won 21% in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern contest. Popular Social Democratic governor Erwin Sellering has governed with Merkels party as his junior partner. She wants the blessing of Seehofer's CSU before declaring she will stand for the chancellorship again.

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Christian Conservative Phyllis Schlafly Dead At 92

She was of the opinion that ERA would take away gender-specific privileges now enjoyed by women, including "dependent wife" benefits under Social Security, separate restrooms for males and females, and exemption from the Selective Service (the Army draft).

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Truce to take effect in Syria shortly

He also alluded to the possibility of backsliding that all but doomed a previous U.S. -Russia cease-fire initiative earlier this year, which briefly halted the fighting and paved the way for new aid convoys before a resurgence of bloodshed.

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US to keep up economic pressure on North Korea after nuclear blast

The United States and its allies are reacting to North Korea's latest nuclear test. The military earlier said it plans to increase the number of Hyunmoo 2As, 2Bs and 3s that can simultaneously strike missile bases all across North Korea in a time of war.

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India, Vietnam call for peaceful resolution to South China Sea disputes

What is a objective of a barge? "You put something there and bring it somewhere usually", he said. "I think they are starting in [Panatag Shoal] and this would be another ruckus there", he said. "You can not be slapped everyday with that kind of words", Duterte said. "We want to trade, do commerce with everybody". Duterte, again giving credit to former president Benigno Aquino III for taking China to court over the dispute, said the Hague ruling affirms the Philippines' claim over the ...

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Clinton Campaign: We'll Release More Medical Records

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence said Monday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that the Trump campaign will continue to criticize Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables" remark, while adding that voters have a "right to know" about candidates' medical records.

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Syria ceasefire takes effect with scepticism under US-Russia deal

Under the truce that went into effect at sundown Monday, Assad's forces are no longer supposed to bomb Syria's opposition, Kerry said. But, Assad's forces can continue air strikes against the Islamic State group and al Qaeda-linked insurgents from the group once known as the Nusra Front.

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Clinton's pneumonia fuels debate about candidate health data

Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday and appeared to collapse at the 9/11 Memorial in NY on Sunday morning . A Clinton spokesman acknowledged Monday that information should have been released more quickly. "Last night I was "grossly generalistic, ' and that's never a good idea", Clinton said, adding, "I regret saying 'half" - that was wrong". And we know she's going to be fantastic.

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South Sudan leaders profit from war, George Clooney says

Mr Clooney warned worldwide banks that those who wished to continue doing business with South Sudan would be "named and shamed". The report says it has obtained images of officials' family members jet-setting and partying in five-star hotels, as well as documentation of their properties overseas.

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S.Sudan religious chiefs call for protection force

Both civilians and foreigners, including aid workers, were targeted in the July chaos by soldiers who raped women and girls, conducted mock executions and forced people at one hotel compound to watch as they executed a local journalist. "Further, the United Nations Security Council agreed that the troops-contributing countries, UNMISS and the Transitional Government of National Unity will continue to work through the modalities of deployment; building upon the consultations of August 25 and ...

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China says it can't end North Korea nuke program on its own

Seoul, Washington and their allies have pledged to apply more pressure and sanctions on Pyongyang after its latest nuclear test. A council statement pledged to work on "appropriate measures" in response. "What the Kim Jong-un regime can obtain from its development of nuclear arms is stronger global sanctions and isolation, and it would only hasten its self-destruction", the defense chief said.

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No Jail Time for Former Gov. McDonnell Doesn't Mean He Escapes Disgrace

On Thursday, prosecutors said they would drop all charges against Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. But the governor said he was prepared to go to prison up until the moment the Supreme Court granted him bond while the court considered the case.

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Syria cease-fire enters into effect

But given the failures of the past, some Syrian groups say they are hesitant to embrace the truce agreement - that they have are wary of any agreement that doesn't cover all besieged areas of the country. Sky's Middle East correspondent, Alex Rossi, said it was expected to hold for the first 48 hours. Kerry also said that the only "realistic and possible solution" to the conflict would be a return to UN-mediated peace talks.

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Croatia holds snap vote with no clear victor in sight

Croatia's Social Democrats were narrowly ahead in Sunday's snap parliamentary elections, according to exit polls, but it was unclear whether the party had enough coalition partners to unseat the rival conservative Croatian Democratic Union.

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Syria ceasefire enters into effect, but rebels don't commit

But the most powerful rebel groups have shown deep misgivings over the cease-fire deal, which was crafted without their input last weekend in Geneva between the top US and Russian diplomats. Russia's Foreign Ministry said it was concerned that some opposition groups including the powerful Ahrar al-Sham, which fights in close coordination with Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, had refused to respect the ceasefire.

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Donald Trump hopes Hillary Clinton 'gets well' soon

Video from outside the event appeared to show Clinton collapsing as she got into her van. An unidentified source in the Clinton Campaign told PEOPLE that several others in the campaign have also had pneumonia . However, Trump was also at the memorial in NY on Sunday, and the campaign did not coordinate with his press pool so that they could attend. She is now resting at home in Chappaqua, New York.

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Britain's Brexit Future Still Unclear Despite Clarification

MPs may also quiz Mrs May on a new UK-Australia working group to focus on "scoping out" a free trade agreement between the two countries. And she said Mrs May maintained an "open mind" about what could be secured from negotiations with the remaining 27 member states under Article 50 of the European Union treaties, and planned to be "ambitious" in her stance.

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India Calls for Unity against Terror in Asean Summit

Indian officials have for years tried to isolate Pakistan globally on its use of terrorism against India, and foreign secretary S. Jaishankar has publicly argued that countries that foster terrorists consciously be named and shamed. This is the third time that the Prime Minister is attending the ASEAN summit and the East Asia Summit. Reiterating his support, Mr Obama said United States will continue to be a strong partner of India.

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Russian defense minister lashes back at his US counterpart

The Syrian government and its allies Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah movement have backed the truce. Those two terror groups are not covered by the agreement , and military operations against them will continue throughout the ceasefire . If calm holds after seven days, the USA and Russian Federation would then cooperate on how to jointly combat the al-Qaida linked group formerly called the Nusra Front and now known as Jabhat Fatah al-Sham.


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