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Tourists Trapped For The Night In Mont Blanc Cable Cars

Sixty five people were evacuated by helicopter late on Thursday but the rescue operation had to be suspended overnight when clouds hampered visibility. "The panoramic cable cars rise to an altitude of 12,000 feet, and are operated in the summer season with large numbers of tourists and climbers", Eleanor says.

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Free beef in Davao for Eid'l Adha

During this holiday, a common greeting among Muslims is " Eid Mubarak ", which means, "Blessed Eid". This year, some countries are celebrating it on September 12 while some other will celebrate it on September 13. The day begins with morning prayers, and celebrations continue by visiting friends and family, exchanging gifts and feasting. This is a wonderful time to acknowledge Eid al-Adha and also to remember the important contributions Canadian Muslims have made to society.

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'No One Said It Was Going to Be On Russian TV'

I want to defeat them. By virtue of a coin flip, Clinton took the stage first and quickly found herself responding at length to questions about her years in government. "She tried to make up for her terrible performance last night so she went on the tarmac and told more lies". The Republican also repeated an incorrect claim that he was opposed to the war with Iraq before the invasion.

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New £5 notes featuring Sir Winston Churchill go into circulation

The Bank of England will initially issue 440 million new £5 notes ($6.7, 5.9 euros) featuring Churchill, described by bank governor Mark Carney as "one of the greatest statesmen of all time". The new notes will be environmentally-friendly. They will last around five years compared to around two years for the current fiver. When a polymer note has reached the end of its life it will be recycled.

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Kremlin laments new United States sanctions after Putin-Obama meeting

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for several of the attacks, which mostly targeted normally-secure regions controlled by the Syrian government or by Kurdish forces, NPR's Alison Meuse reports. He did not comment about a July information-sharing proposal that would include coordinating air attacks against Jabhat Fateh al-sham in exchange for Russian Federation pushing to stop offensives by Assad's government.

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Donald Trump interviewed on Russian government-funded TV show

To be certain, Trump's overt praise of the Russian strongman is hardly a new tone for modern conservatives, who have for years lauded Putin in an effort to attack President Obama. Trump said at the event that they had been "reduced to rubble" serving Obama. Advisors cited by the publication said the new objective for Clinton is spending more time trying to connect directly with voters, by sharing a more personal side of herself, and telling them where she wants to lead the country.

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NFL Week 1 Predictions: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins 9/12/16

Last season the Steelers were 30th in the league in pass defense, giving up 271 yards per game. These two teams haven't played each other in Maryland since 2008, and the Steelers have beaten Washington the last five times they've played. He made up for it by catching six passes for 59 yards and his first National Football League touchdown. They fell behind early in the first quarter.

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No. 9 Georgia survives scare against Nicholls

The Colonels are looking for their first winning season since 2007. They only lead 26-14, and it took a pair of back-to-back big plays to break the tie with the Colonels. He rushed for 222 yards and two touchdowns in the season-opening win and his first action since last October. Georgia could be headed for a sharp fall in the Top 25.

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David Cameron steps down as MP for Witney

He had stepped down as Prime Minister on 24 June, the morning of the European Union referendum result, after it became clear that Britain had voted to leave the bloc. May said in a statement she had been proud to serve in Cameron's government, where she held the important role of home secretary, and said the government had accomplished great things under his leadership.

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Eid Al Adha: Why Do Muslims Celebrate The Feast of Sacrifice?

Eid al-Adha is one of two Eids Muslims celebrate - the other is Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. Muslims from across western Massachusetts, Vermont and CT gathered to celebrate that sacrifice on Eid al-Adha. After stoning Jamarat Al-Aqaba, the pilgrims will slaughter hady (sacrificial animal) and proceed to Makkah to perform Tawaf Al-Ifada and Sai - two other pillars of Hajj - and finish their Ihram.

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Fifteen years after 9/11, America in perpetual war

Te outcome is always uncertain. "September 11, 2001, was unique in the sense of its scale; otherwise it was anything but", Haass wrote . The main obstacles were the existing regimes in the Middle East, propped up, he believed, by the United States .

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Russian Federation criticises Turkey's military operation in Syria for first time

Even though both countries nominally oppose Islamic State and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, the USA places a greater priority on defeating Islamic State. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested that he and Barack Obama are ready to invade the Islamic State (Isis) de-facto capital of Raqqa.

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Syria govt 'approves' US-Russia truce deal

The surge in violence came hours after the USA and Russia's top diplomats announced the ceasefire agreement after 13 hours of talks in the Swiss city of Geneva . It would see fighting and indiscriminate air attacks halt across the country, starting at sundown on Monday for 48 hours, which could then be renewed.

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Clinton says may restart campaigning in a "couple of days"

A Clinton spokesman acknowledged that information should have been released more quickly. Dr Lisa R Barback said Mrs Clinton was examined at her home in suburban NY and "is now rehydrated and recovering nicely". She had spent about 90 minutes standing with other dignitaries in the sun on a warm and humid day. As for concerns that this illness will somehow affect her ability to campaign and govern as president, that's completely unfounded.

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Evan McMullin: Gary Johnson 'Not a Serious Candidate'

He's a noninterventionist. Once he got his bearings (perkily replying "Got it!" to Barnicle's explanation), he suggested that the Syria problem was a function of American "regime change" efforts (presumably because of the instability in Iraq) and that the best way forward was to partner with Russian Federation.

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Grammar schools: Justine Greening faces grilling from MPs over controversial plans

She said new grammar schools would have to take a portion of children from lower-income households. It is worth noting that the predictions of education "experts" on the awful consequences of expanding grammar schools make such heavy use of London's singular experience.

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North Korea set for another new nuclear test

But bad weather Monday also delayed a US plan for at least 24 hours to send warplanes from Guam to South Korea , as it has done in the past after major provocations by North Korea. Pyongyang's claim to have used "standardised" warheads in the detonation makes some outsiders worry that it is making headway in its push to develop small, sophisticated warheads that can be mounted on missiles that can reach the USA mainland.

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Work Stopped on Dakota Pipeline After Weeks of Native Protests

The statement went on to say that no construction on the Dakota Access pipeline will be authorized until it can be determined whether there need be reconsideration of any of previous decisions regarding the Lake Oahe site under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) or other federal laws.

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Syria's seven-day ceasefire comes into effect

Under the truce that went into effect at sundown Monday, Assad's forces are no longer supposed to bomb Syria's opposition, Kerry said. Assad used the hours ahead of the cease-fire's scheduled start to promise victory in his country's five-year-old civil war, punctuating his pledge by visiting a Damascus suburb that rebels surrendered last month.

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Clinton targets Trump's praise for Putin and 'undisciplined' comments

Trump called Clinton's statement "disgraceful", and a "grotesque attack on American voters". Clinton made her comments at an LGBT fundraiser in NY late Friday, then walked them back Saturday, saying in a statement that it was "grossly generalistic, and that's never a good idea".

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Hillary Clinton 'feeling fine' after pneumonia scare, Donald Trump wishes her well

Clinton also differentiated between drawing on long-standing relationships around Washington and the kind of "pay-to-play" allegations some have leveled at the foundation, saying he doesn't know of any instance where someone donated to the foundation specifically to get face time with his wife.

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Turkey removes 28 mayors over PKK or Gulen links

Anadolu said Abdullah Ocalan's message was relayed Monday by his brother Mehmet Ocalan, who was allowed to visit the PKK leader at his island prison south of Istanbul the day before the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha. Turkey's battle against the PKK has a renewed sense of urgency since a ceasefire collapsed last year and as Kurdish groups in Syria's tangled five-year war seek to carve out an autonomous Kurdish enclave on Turkey's border.

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Syrian army announces 7-day ceasefire across country

Kerry said that "earliest reports" that he had received two hours after the truce came into effect at 1600 GMT suggested there had been "some reduction" in violence. The armed opposition is nonetheless committed to complying "because it is incredibly important that aid reaches people and that there is a decrease in the numbers of people dying", Yusuf said.

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Pence said ready to release tax returns, as Trump withholds

According to the statement, Mike and Karen Pence donate 10 percent of their take-home pay to charity. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate Indiana Governor Mike Pence speak to reporters aboard Trump's plane as they travel between campaign stops in OH on September 5.

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'Game Of Thrones' bags nine Emmys

That awards haul is one up from last year's Creative Emmy Awards tally. This marked Charles' first-ever nomination. At this year's Emmy Awards they made history by winning an Emmy , then not being there to collect it. As of this writing, our racetrack odds favor it to win four: Best Drama Series, Best Drama Directing, Best Drama Supporting Actor (Kit Harington) and Best Drama Supporting Actress (Lena Headey).

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Kirstie Alley joins 'Scream Queens' for its sophomore season

Brock Holt, Taylor Lautner as Dr. Cassidy Cascade, and James Earl as Chamberlain Jackson. This is Alley's first regular role since her ill-fated 2013 TV Land series Kirstie was canceled. In 1994, Alley showcased her dramatic range starring in the made-for-television movie "David's Mother". In 1987, she joined the cast of the long-running hit comedy "Cheers", as the neurotic "Rebecca Howe".

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Donald Trump Suggests Debating Hillary Clinton Without Moderators

The incident was caught on video. Merrill had told media that Clinton "felt overheated so [she] departed to go to her daughter's apartment, and is feeling much better". I think you have an obligation to the debates. "After months of hiding from the press, Hillary Clinton has revealed her true thoughts-that was her true thoughts", Trump said.

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Facilities extended to Kashmiri separatists may be curtailed

You know what happened. "They had gone there in their individual capacity", the Home Minister told reporters here before concluding the all-party delegation's visit to the restive Valley. At the meeting, lawmakers also discussed the limitations of reviewing the enforcement of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in the Valley. The delegation spoke to these people, the Governor and the Chief Minister of State and also officials of the state government.

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Korea's embassy in Beijing cautions against traveling to China-NK border

He did not elaborate on what loopholes he was referring to. Both countries did join sanctions in March, following the North's January nuclear test. Confirming its fifth test, Pyongyang pledged to "continue measures to qualitatively and quantitatively strengthen the nation's nuclear forces".

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Celebrating the Eid in multicultural India

Under the law, Eid'l Adha and Eid'l Fitr (or the end of Ramadhan fasting) are declared regular holidays, being the two most significant events in Islam. Eid al-Adha is being celebrated by Muslims around the world today. We present some pictures of the prayer sessions, the celebrations and sacrifices that Muslims are making across the world.

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Hermine Nears New York, New Jersey, Storm Surge Likely

Virginia Beach also remained under a tropical storm warning, with the weather service saying that large and breaking waves and unsafe rip currents pose a threat to anyone who enters the surf. As the threat to New Jersey waned, Gov. Chris Christie ordered Island Beach State Park reopened for Monday, while warning that lingering rip currents and rough surf might still make the ocean unsafe for swimmers.

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24 killed, dozens injured in Bangladesh factory fire

He said around 75 people had been scheduled to work the overnight shift, which was to end at 7 a.m. In 2013, more than 1,100 workers died in a building collapse that ranks as the country's worst industrial disaster. The firefighters pulled the bodies after they partially doused blaze at Tampaco Foils factory, located in Tongi of Gagipur district, said the deputy commissioner of the district SM Alam.

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Latest presidential poll: Military overwhelmingly choosing Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton

The military arms race comes as the candidates are preparing for a nationally-televised "Commander-in-Chief" forum tonight on NBC . Beyond new spending on troops and naval assets, Trump will also call for additions to sea-based missile defense.

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Illness hit Clinton campaign staff before she got pneumonia

Clinton on Sunday morning abruptly left a 9/11 memorial in NY and her campaign initially told reporters that Clinton had been "overheated". "While Hillary Clinton lives a sequestered life behind gates and walls and guards, she mocks and demeans hard-working Americans who only want their own families to enjoy a fraction of the security enjoyed by our politicians", Mr.

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Syria ceasefire comes into effect

It reserved the right to respond with all forms of firepower to any violation by "armed groups". Later there was confusion as Mr Kerry suggested the USA and Russian Federation could allow the government of Bashar al Assad to target militants linked to al Qaeda.


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