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Man killed after attacking Belgian police officers with machete

Another police officer shot the attacker and he is said to be in serious condition. Police also said in January that some of the men involved in the November 13 Paris attacks used an apartment in Charleroi to plot their assaults. It follows a string of terrorists attacks in Belgium and nearby France by Islamic State operatives using a range of weapons. On Saturday, Prime Minister Charles Michel condemned the attack on social media and said the government is monitoring the incident ...

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Tottenham sell Pritchard to Norwich City

But despite failing to make many appearances for Spurs, two in fact, a former team-mate of his at Brentford is surprised that Spurs have made a decision to sell the 23-year-old. Now Sky Sports are claiming that the Seagulls are in advanced talks to take Pritchard away from White Hart Lane, but could still face competition from Premier League new boys Burnley along with QPR and a number of interested Championship clubs.

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Erdogan wants army, spies under president

The Supreme Military Council, gathering top comman. "Instead of thanking this nation that quashed the coup in the name of democracy, you are taking sides with the coup-plotters", he said, repeating allegations that the USA is "harbouring" cleric Fethullah Gulen, who lives in Pennsylvania and is accused by Turkey of being behind the failed putsch.

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Turkey's top military commander keeps his job after failed coup

Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš has also announced his country's readiness to receive the academics who have been sacked or threatened by the Turkish government following the failed coup attempt that took place in the country to topple President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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AAP releases first list of 19 candidates for Punjab

In releasing the list of candidates well ahead of the polling schedules being announced, the party intends to replicate the Delhi story. "By giving the party ticket to a young man like me who belongs to an ordinary family, the party has reposed faith in the youth of the state and made them a stakeholder in the politics of the state", he said.

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Chicago to release video related to fatal police shooting

O'Neal, 18, was shot in the back and killed last Thursday evening near the intersection of 74th Street and Merrill Avenue following an alleged auto theft. The officers involved in the crash chased O'Neal on foot. Apparently, the officer aimed the shot to kill the Black teen. However, somehow, O'Neal's death was not captured.

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Oppn moves no confidence motion against govt

Those who signed on the No Confidence Motion against the government include Pratapsing Rane, Digambar Kamat, Vishwajit Rane, Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, Pandurang Madkaikar, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Jennifer Monserrate, Vijai Sardesai, Rohan Khaunte, Naresh Sawal, Francisco "Mickky" Xavier Pacheco and Atanasio Monserrate.

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Somerset County's jobless rate fell in June

The June not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 5.2 percent. Oklahoma City's unemployment rate rose a half a percentage point in June to 4.7 percent, according to numbers released Wednesday by the U.S. Last week the labor department said the Rochester area gained 2,200 non-farm jobs and 2,500 private sector jobs during the past year. Colorado's unemployment rate jumped to 3.7 percent in June from 3.3 percent in May.

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Pentagon not to pay Pakistan $300 million in military reimbursements

The Obama administration's decision to withhold a portion of the Coalition Support Funds from Pakistan shows just how much US-Pakistan ties have changed since the days following the 9/11 attacks, when the Bush administration initiated a counter-terrorism-based assistance relationship with relatively few strings attached, she said.

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U.S. flagbearer Michael Phelps leads team into Olympics opening ceremony

Fears about Rio staging the Olympics have been put to the side, at least for the time being, following a stunning, but modest, opening ceremony at the famous Maracana Stadium. Another cauldron was lit in the city's port area early Saturday that will be displayed for Rio residents to enjoy. Temer, flanked by dozens of heads of state, played a minor role in the ceremony, speaking just a few words.

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Trump says his campaign is "doing really well"

The 30-second spot shows clips of 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, former CIA Director Michael Hayden and others questioning Trump's temperament and foreign policy experience. Former Trump adviser Barry Bennett acknowledged signs of poor morale among the campaign staff he maintains contact with, but he also said it would be silly to dismiss Trump's chances with three months before Election Day.

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Zewail, Noble prize-winner Egyptian chemist, dies

Zewail, a naturalised USA citizen, won the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1999 for his groundbreaking work in the study of chemical reactions in extremely short timescales. In 2009 Zewail was appointed to Obama's council of advisers on science and technology, and later that year he was named the first U.S. science envoy to the Middle East.

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MP promises to stick by Labour if Jeremy Corbyn wins again

Their letter is signed by former Reading West Labour MP Martin Salter, 18 sitting councillors, 23 former councillors and five current and former chairs of Reading Labour party. "If the party were to split, and I really, really hope it does not split, I think the Labour party would disappear in the way the Liberals disappeared".

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US Women's Soccer Team Livestream 2016

Carli Lloyd played in every Olympic match following the France game and scored both the team's goals in the Gold Medal Match. Eastern, and it will be streamed on NBCOlympics.com and on the NBC Sports app . The greatest women's soccer team on the planet is playing August 6 at 4pm EST, as the U.S. National team continues their quest for another gold medal playing France in their initial grouping match at the Rio Olympic games, playing their way though a bracket that also includes Colombia ...

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'The Little Prince' Effortlessly Merges Old And New

Most of this lyrical, nostalgic pleasure derives from the stop-motion animation used to tell The Little Prince's story, which, thanks to Jeff Bridges' voice and performance, reproduces a warmth, majesty, and whimsy akin to when your Granddad used to tell you a bed-time story.

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Senator Grassley issues statement on Trump soldier controversy

The Veterans of Foreign Wars said it won't tolerate anyone berating a Gold Star family member for exercising his or her right to free speech. It was the latest in a mounting Republican backlash against Trump's bristling response to Khizr Khan , the Pakistani immigrant who galvanized the Democratic National Convention with a tribute to his dead son in which he rebuked the billionaire Republican nominee as having "sacrificed nothing" for the country.

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Clinton acknowledges trust issue, blames them on Republicans

She said she meant only to say that Comey had stated that her answers during an Federal Bureau of Investigation interview were truthful. The ongoing he-said-she-said-the-FBI-said situation surrounding Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server has gotten pretty confusing, perhaps no more so than for the candidate herself.

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Pokemon GO Unintentionally Lures Victims to Sex Offenders

The interactive smartphone game is being played by millions across the country and has taken over public areas like the Boston Common since its release in July. "Keeping our children and communities safe is a top priority of mine and I applaud the governor for taking steps to help keep them from becoming victims of sexual predators", said Murray.

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Melania Trump Denies Breaking Immigration Laws - Read Her Statement

She married Trump in 2005 and became a US citizen in 2006. And Melania's biography, written by two Slovenian authors, also indicates she moved to NY in 1995, Politico reported . Still news that Melania Trump may have misrepresented her story to immigration authorities is ironic given her husband's stance on immigration - especially illegal immigration.

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Pakistan does not need International Monetary Fund support anymore

The tranche will be released pending approval from the IMF's executive board, but that step is largely a formality. The Pakistani official made the remarks when briefing the media on the talks which are poised to pave way for Pakistan to receive from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about $102 million based on the IMF's extended fund facility.

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Corbyn and Smith Clash in First U.K. Labour Leadership Debate

Corbyn hit back by accusing Smith and other Labour MPs who have rebelled against him in recent months of undermining their efforts to win the next election, telling his rival, "You walked away". Smith is referring to a poll that found 29 percent of Labour voters thought May would make a better prime minister than Corbyn (so Smith isn't strictly accurate; they didn't confirm they would vote for her).

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France bar fire leaves 13 killed

Under French building regulations, polystyrene panels are banned from use on ceilings, and bars like the Au Cuba Libre must be equipped with at least one portable fire extinguisher. According to USA Today , the fire at the Cuba Libre club is the second deadly incident to take place in Normandy in the past two weeks. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that more than 50 firefighters were sent to the scene.

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Turkish prime minister hosts security meeting in Ankara

More than 300 people were killed on all sides in the attempted coup d'état that was gradually suppressed. "In addition to needing substantial evidence, I think the United States will require some firm diplomatic assurances regarding Turkey's willingness to respect due process and basic principles of human rights during any prosecution".

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Bears center Hroniss Grasu sufferes apparent serious knee injury

Grasu was running downfield near the right sideline blocking for running back Jacquizz Rodgers on a screen pass. " It looked fairly serious ". "It was right in front of me", Fox said. Grasu was expected to start at center for the Bears this season. Veteran guard Ted Larsen and second-round rookie left guard Cody Whitehair each has played some center in training camp.

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Creepy clown scares Green Bay

A Facebook page , called Gags, has been created to post future sightings of the clown. Some people in the Facebook group are not on board with this Gag. Soon after, local residents began imitating the creepy clown they saw online and some people made a decision to take the stunt a step too far and pulled out guns and machetes to scare people.

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Child with double-hand transplant throws at Camden Yards

Nine-year-old Zion Harvey was the world's first child to receive a bilateral hand transplant . Last July, a surgical team of 40 at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia worked on Harvey for more than ten hours - connecting skin, nerves, bone, blood vessels, muscles, and tendons together to the then-eight-year-old's body.

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Saudi Father Told To Return Daughter To UK

In his judgement, Mr Justice Holman said: 'If Amina chooses to remain voluntarily in Saudi Arabia she must of course adhere to the law and culture of that society but the current constrain is denying to her the ability to be British and to live in Britain.

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Protesters demand justice as they mark fifth anniversary of Mark Duggan's death

Tottenham Rights & Mark Duggan Justice Campaign organized the march toward the Tottenham police station, where friends and relatives of Duggan gathered. The march comes after the Black Lives Matter movement in the United Kingdom organized an event Thursday which led to the blocking of a highway leading to London's Heathrow Airport.

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Achuthanandan appointed as ARC Chairman

He can enjoy all the facilities of a minister except power or a role in the decision-making process of the government. Kerala has had three Administrative Reforms Commissions in the past. Achuthanandan was also upset at the silence of CPI-M legislators when the opposition members attacked him over his longing for the post. The post with a Cabinet rank has been created to placate the senior leader, who stepped aside to let CM Pinarayi Vijayan lead the new LDF government after the recent state ...

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Trump, looking to right his campaign ship, plans to endorse Ryan

Paul Nehlen , Ryan's Republican primary challenger, said in a statement that Trump's endorsement is "appropriate and is a display of true leadership". But Ryan wasn't the only Republican whom Trump refused to endorse. "The people in the background know it, the people who know her know it and she's like an unbalanced person".

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Fire Kills At Least 13 In France Birthday Party

Some early reports say a polystyrene ceiling in the basement may have released toxic fumes after catching fire . So far 13 people were killed in the attack with seven others injured of whom one is said to be in critical condition. "Compassion and support for the afflicted families". "There was no explosion", said vice prosecutor Laurent Labadie as he spoke with the Associated Press.

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BMW "30 Jahre M3" Limited Edition available now at US dealers

Made to celebrate the 30th anniversary from the launch of the first generation of the M3, codenamed E30, in 1986, the limited edition model is heavily based on the current M3 Competition Package adding a few distinctive visual tweaks. That makes for a combined power output of 444 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Only 500 cars will be built, with 150 of those destined for the U.S. The ride comes rocking the Competition Package which finds an adaptive M suspension has been comprehensively aligned ...

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Athletes' Parade Ends at Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

If form from past games holds true, the parade of athletes should take slightly less than two hours. Following Britain and China onto the geo-political dancefloor was the hospital ball of Olympic opening ceremonies. It could be expected, given the political times in Brazil right now. The demonstrators also took aim at the Summer Games, saying a huge amount of money spent on staging the Olympics would have been better spent on development projects.

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Key Senate race in Ohio showing increasing promise for GOP

The Strickland campaign sent out an email on Friday with the headline, "Ohio Labor Leaders Double Down on Support for Strickland for US Senate, Explain Why Portman is Opposed by Vast Majority of State Labor Unions". When asked if he was having second thoughts about his endorsement of Trump, Portman said, "I again am disappointed in what he said with this Gold Star family and some other instances where I've spoken up and will continue to".

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Military report: Egyptian IS leader dead in airstrike

Though few details are now available, Egyptian military's chief spokesman, Brig Gen Mohammed Samir, said in a statement on his Facebook page that the leader of the extremist group was killed south of el-Arish in an operation by counterterrorism forces utilizing warplanes and " accurate intelligence ".


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