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Air strikes in Syria kill at least 45 people

Under the deal, fighting would halt across the country at sundown on Monday and Syria's air force would stop attacking rebel-held areas. The Aleppo Media Center, an activist collective, said 45 people were killed Saturday, just hours after a new U.S.

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You might need a £50 visa for holidays in Europe after Brexit

Saying he would work closely with his peers on the Commission and in Parliament, King said all now needed "redouble our efforts to deliver the security that our citizens expect". "National security remains the sole responsibility of member states". The EU has been considering tighter border restrictions for non-member countries since 2011 and it has become a high priority following the wave of terrorist attacks in France, Germany, and Belgium this year.

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House Dems to FBI: Probe alleged Trump-Russian ties

Yahoo News , which first reported the story, identified the targeted states as Arizona and IL. The latest incident saw a Russian hacker gaining login access to Arizona election systems. A voter casts a ballot at Su Nueva laundromat during voting in Illinois presidential primary election in Chicago , Illinois. The FBI declined to comment on the specific alert.

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Plane hauling fuel skids down runway

White smoke could be seen billowing from the plane as it scraped against the runway. Authorities in Indonesia have now closed the airport while they carry out an investigation to probe what caused the belly landing. The plane was carrying more than 14 tonnes of fuel, rice and sugar. After the crash, a pilot, co-pilot and a technician were able to escape from the wreckage unscathed.

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No Article 50 before Brexit ministry fully staffed

The Government has refused to so far give details about what Brexit would entail or even give a definitive answer about when negotiations for leaving the European Union would begin. "Afterwards I expect it to be a more open process". "That's what the conclusion is if we're outside the union with no deal, but I would not want anybody to think that was in my view a likely outcome", said Davis, whose formal title is Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.

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Russian Federation plan 'may be last chance to save Syria': John Kerry

It is estimated that as many as half million people have died inside Syria during five years of civil war. "This is incorrect", Kirby said in the statement. Under the terms of the agreement, the rebels and the Syrian government are expected to stop attacking one another. Syrian state news agency SANA said rebels fired three shells at a government-held neighborhood in Aleppo .

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US Army Corps of Engineers pauses construction on Dakota Access Pipeline

The worst case scenario for the pipeline builders is that the DAPL project will be completely rejected, as was the Keystone XL project. Find out more information about the Dakota Access Pipeline here. The U.S. Departments of Justice , Army and Interior said in a joint statement released minutes after the district court made its ruling that it would block construction on federal land and suggest that the company behind the project suspend work nearby.

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Theresa May sets out plans for new wave of grammar schools

The sources confirmed she said, to cheers in the room: "We already have selection, haven't we?" Gibb said: "We will be able to persuade colleagues that this is a very important element of our education reforms, building on education reforms of the last six years".

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Fox Settles With More Women in Ailes Case

Ms Carlson, who won the Miss America beauty pageant in 1989, was a long-time co-host on the Fox and Friends morning program before getting her own show in 2013. Harder to pursue a defamation lawsuit against NY magazine and one of its reporters, Gabriel Sherman, presumably over Sherman's reporting on the sexual harassment allegations that led to Ailes' swift and sudden departure.

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Rio Paralympics: Nigeria adds 2 more gold medals from power-lifting

The Ukraine's Roman Polianskyi took gold and Australian Eric Horrie secured silver. "The event has moved on hugely since Beijing and it's an fantastic feeling". And that's just two of the stories to come out of Rio after just four days. "At the moment, the evidence that we have is that they missed their flights and connections", he said.

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Bill Clinton Will Replace Hillary Clinton for Las Vegas Rally

All together, it was vintage Hillary Clinton. Neither replied to emails on Monday. They said it was Mrs Clinton's decision to attend weekend fundraisers and the Sunday ceremony in lower Manhattan, despite the diagnosis of pneumonia. He's set to appear September 15 on on "The Dr. Oz Show" to unveil "his personal health regime", presumably without pictures of his fast-food habits on his plane.

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Philippines: Duterte says USA special forces must leave

Duterte has had a tumultuous relationship with the USA since becoming president in June and openly criticized US security policies. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drugs policy claimed four more lives following a police operation in Manila , a media report said on Tuesday.

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South Korea has 'plan to reduce Pyongyang to ashes'

World leaders have lined up to condemn the blast, which was North Korea's second this year and likely it's most powerful to date. North Korea also demanded that the USA recognise it is a "legitimate nuclear weapons state", and defended the latest nuclear weapons test as a necessary response to what he termed a U.S.

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Philippine president admits "purposely" skipping ASEAN-US meeting

President Rodrigo Duterte says US troops in Mindanao must leave the area immediately. The US hadn't apologised for alleged atrocities committed by Americans on Filipinos in the 1900s, Mr Duterte said, also criticising the US over its role in conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Vietnam.

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US flies bombers over South Korea in show of force against North

South Korean shout slogans during a rally denouncing North Korea's latest nuclear test in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. "We expect that China, as one of the Security Council member states, should take this issue seriously and play a very constructive role to come up with a very effective and strong sanctions resolution", a South Korean foreign ministry official said.

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Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton presidential poll: Who is winning in Alabama?

Brown, the Connecticut-based poll's assistant director. The poll showed tight races in key states such as Florida - 46 percent for Clinton and 44 for Trump - and OH - where Trump holds a 3 percent advantage over Clinton. The survey includes results among 886 registered voters and 786 likely voters. "I do believe that Donald Trump is growing in his understanding of these issues and I think that he's beginning to get more and more people around him that have a depth of understanding ...

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Cauvery Water Issues Affect Transport Between States - Private Vehicles Beware

The bandh will see a complete shutdown of the state and plans are afoot to block roads and stop traffic. Bengaluru's metro has suspended functioning for the day. "When we are being given only drinking water and not a drop for irrigation, why should farmers in Tamil Nadu be given water to grow their crops?" Vehicular movement between Bengaluru and Mysuru crippled as well as the highway was blocked at several places in Mandya district, the epicentre of the stir.

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SC boy in diaper found driving toy car down street

Deputies say the child, who was found wearing just jogging trousers and a diaper, was driving down Rogers Avenue around 1:55 a.m. when he was spotted by a woman who immediately notified law enforcement officials. Deputies say DSS will speak to the parents again regarding the safety of the child. "We're fortunate that this thing didn't end badly", Bell said. Officials said they had never responded to any prior incident at that address, and continue to investigate the incident.

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Obama tells Duterte to fight crime war 'the right way'

Aside from comments made about his fashion sense, the firebrand Philippine leader seemed to make good on his pre-summit comments aimed at US President Barack Obama. During his recent visit to Jakarta, Duterte told Indonesian forces to chase pirates, even if they have to enter Philippine waters, and " blast them off ".

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Winston throws 4 TDs as Bucs top Falcons

Tampa Bay picked up two first downs and took 4:03 seconds off the clock. Actually, he was more impressive than that for his Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday in the Georgia Dome during their 31-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. "We're disappointed on how it went". Five Falcons defenders had a chance to tackle the former West Virginia standout, and none of them could get him on the ground.

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Johnson: "I'm sorry" for Aleppo gaffe

Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson asked, " What is Aleppo " on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program September 8, 2016 . After explaining to him what the city was, Johnson replied "Okay, got it". "I'm incredibly frustrated with myself" and needs to get "smarter" on certain issues, he told the station's political analyst Mark Halperin in an impromptu talk in the hallway of the studio.

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United States to encourage India-Pakistan dialogue over Kashmir

I salute you for being here and thank you very very much", he said. In response to a question, John Kirby said that he was not aware regarding any recent contact established between John Kerry and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or Army Chief General Raheel Sharif.

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Death toll rises to 33 in Bangladesh factory fire

Some 70 people were also injured, some critically, in the blaze at the Tampaco Foils Limited factory, which packages food and cigarette products for local and foreign brands. Low-priced manufacturing is the mainstay in Bangladesh, one of the world's top garment exporters with a Dollars 27-billion industry. "What I have seen here is an industry with bad safety provisions", Shaidul Haq, the inspector general of Bangladesh police told reporters gathered in the capital.

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Can't have segmented fight against terrorism: Jaishankar

Jaishankar shot down Islamabad's usual "non-state actor" defense for terror attacks carried out from its soil, while speaking at a conference organized by a USA government-funded organization. The recent India-US pact to share their military bases for fix and resupply is anti-Pakistan, meant to counter the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor+ (CPEC) and, in fact, against the Muslim world, declared Pakistan-based extremist Hafiz Saeed on Wednesday, ANI reported.

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Russian Mining Giant Takes Blame for Turning River Red

Norilsk Nickel has admitted that spillage from a dam caused the Daldykan River near the city of Norilsk to turn blood red. Social media users began sharing photos of the unnaturally red Daldykan River when they were first uploaded on the internet.

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Action Alert: Urge America's Jewish organizations to repudiate Netanyahu's "ethnic cleansing" comments

In addition to releasing provocative videos, Benjamin Netanyahu has also been taking to Twitter and Facebook in a campaign to show historical evidence that Jews lived in the Land of Israel thousands of years ago. "Palestinian leaders have made clear that Jews can be citizens of a future Palestinian state", Mr Duss said. In his comments at the beginning of the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday, he said that Israel continues to refuse to "advance a single step toward peace".

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"We remember": 15 years after 9/11 attacks

The problem, of course, is the new lone-wolf strategy, American citizens who sympathize with religious fanatics - or who simply want to kill people - opening fire in a crowded nightclub, or a deranged young American citizen walking into an elementary school and slaughtering dozens of children.

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May Warns U.K. Private Schools Their Tax Breaks Are at Risk

But May argued it was part of her goal to turn the United Kingdom into a "great meritocracy" and claimed some schools were selecting pupils on wealth because of the cost of houses in their catchment areas. Former shadow education secretary Tristam Hunt also queried why the document does not include any focus on early years. Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools, has warned it could lead the United Kingdom to "fail as a nation" if there is a system where only the top 15-20% of ...

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Turkey ready to join U.S. in capturing Syrian city from Islamic State

The offensive continues, and Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli said Turkish forces might push deeper into Syria after securing a stretch of land along the border. "It is not just us but other countries that must train and equip local forces, that must contribute and give direction", Cavusoglu said. The Kurdish YPG militia is a key partner of the US-led coalition against ISIL, and has recaptured large swaths of territory in Syria from the group.

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Government to withdraw security cover, curtail facilities given to Kashmiri separatists?

While the Prime Minister returned to New Delhi Monday night after his visit to Vietnam and China, Singh had returned to the Capital in the evening after leading the all-party delegation. Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti letter to separatist leaders requesting them to meet the delegation simply cut no ice. After the efforts by Left leaders, Sitaram Yechury said that state and central government needs to take the dialogue forward now.

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Sturgeon signed THIS document promising NOT to push for second referendum

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said Ms Sturgeon "must not waste the opportunity to transform Scotland for the better", calling for a focus on education, health and poverty. She will highlight 29 new or refurbished school buildings due to open to pupils during this academic year under the Scottish Government's £1.8 billion Schools for the Future programme.

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Britons may have to pay £50 to visit Europe under Brexit

But the UK's interior minister, Amber Rudd, has hinted that one possibility is that travel to and from the mainland could become much more complicated. The Guardian has reported that France and Germany have backed a visa system based on the US Esta scheme. 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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Doug Ford announces he is writing a book

The book, Ford Nation , to be published by HarperCollins, is being promoted by the publisher as the "true story of the people's mayor" and also "two brothers, one vision", covering their "tumultuous" four years at city hall. The book goes on sale November 22 and has a list price of $32.99. It is not known what the announcement pertains to, however Ford told CP24 last month that he wants to return to the political realm and will consider either running for mayor in 2018 or running for a ...

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North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test, claims Seoul

The South's claims have not been verified, and given South Korea failed to predict Friday's test, its intelligence gathering is far from flawless. South Korea intends to use domestically produced surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, the most advanced of which - the Hyunmoo 3 - has a range of more than 965km.

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Syria truce mostly holds at start of second day, monitor says

Correspondents on both sides of divided second city Aleppo said the night had passed without opposition rocket fire into government-held areas or regime air strikes against rebel districts. As the cease-fire came into effect, Kerry urged Syrian rebels to distance themselves from al-Qaida-linked militants. The ceasefire follows months of talks between Russian Federation and the United States and the deal struck on Friday (9 September) is hoped to allow humanitarian groups to make aid ...


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