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United States to conduct bomber flight over S. Korea following Pyongyang's nuclear test

Spokesman Moon Sang-Gyun declined to give more information beyond saying a potential test could take place in an unused tunnel at the Punggy-ri site where North Korean has previously carried out tests in its effort to develop nuclear warheads that can fit on a missile.

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Trump uses Russian TV to attack US policies

Sen. Tim KaineTim KaineKaine: "Trump's praise for Putin "unpatriotic" Trump campaign's taco truck gaffe underscores Latinos" political power Dakota pipeline becomes new flashpoint MORE (D-Va.) says Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWatch Duplicitous Donald debate Lyin' Trump! Trump said a Clinton victory would also bring a new look to churches and the Supreme Court.

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How Will Freeport's Recently Announced Asset Sales Impact Its Revenue & EBITDA Breakdown?

With both these transactions expected to close in Q4, the composition of Freeport's 2017 revenue and EBITDA breakdown would change as shown below. Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) share price plunged -8.39% or -0.93 points to reach at $10.15 during previous trading session.

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Syria cease-fire deal rife with legal, liability questions

Russian Federation launched its operation in Syria a year ago to support ally President Bashar Assad's forces. Outside the scope of the truce, Turkey said air strikes by a US-led coalition had killed three fighters from ISIS. Two aid convoys, each of around 20 trucks, are waiting to cross into northern Syria from the Turkish border town of Cilvegozu, around 40 kilometers from Aleppo.

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UK lawmakers slam 2 Murdoch execs for phone hacking evidence

Two former executives at Rupert Murdoch owned now-defunct "News of the World" tabloid were on Wednesday held in contempt by a United Kingdom parliamentary committee for answering questions falsely about evidence in the phone-hacking case. "I stand by the evidence I gave on both of the issues they have highlighted", said Crone. News of the World was a red-top that was sold from 1843 until it was forced to close in 2011.

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Clinton blasts Trump over comments on generals, Putin

Criticisms come from 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as well as longtime Trump critics South Carolina Sen. But unlike Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has experience in actual governance, a record of service and a willingness to delve into real policy.Clinton has remained dogged by questions about her honesty, her willingness to shade the truth.

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Iran's Top Commander Congratulates Muslim Nations on Eid al-Adha

Millions of fortunate Muslims perform the Hajj Pilgrimage on this day, and many hundreds of millions of people will perform the important task, i.e., Qurbani (sacrifice) in order to show their devotion and obedience towards Allah (SWT).

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Ex-speaker latest to fall in Brazil's corruption scandals

Cunha no longer enjoys the partial immunity from prosecution that comes with elected office; only the country's highest court can decide to try federal lawmakers. Cunha has been a key ally of new President Michel Temer, who was Rousseff's vice president, but after the vote he criticized Temer, saying his administration did not stand by him.

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Amber Rudd involved in row over '£50 European Union tax' for British holidaymakers

Asked about possible restrictions on British people looking to come into the UK, Rudd told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday: "We do not rule it out". Meanwhile, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has launched an extraordinary attack on Britain's "lazy" business culture, accusing United Kingdom executives of preferring to play golf rather than fulfilling their "duty" as exporters.

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EU executive: Bloc must do more in defense field

In a chaotic wave of immigration previous year, 1.3 million people reached the southern shores of the European Union , prompting bitter divisions over how to share responsibility for them. The initial aim of the Investment Plan for Europe, which was first announced last year, was to mobilize 315 billion euros over three years. "We need a strong Europe to bear its share of the burden, working with us on behalf of our collective security", Obama said in Hannover, Germany, in April.

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Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker Says EU Must Start 'Pulling Together'

In his annual State of the Union speech earlier on Wednesday, Juncker urged Britain to trigger the divorce as soon as possible, while insisting that the rest of the EU is "not at risk" from Brexit. Among the main priorities to be discussed by Tusk at Friday's meeting are proposals for furthering EU co-operation in security and defence issues amid concerns that terrorism and migration are dominating most European's concerns.

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Nearly 400 arrested for looting, vandalism in India's IT hub

More than 100 police patrol teams were pressed into service for round-the-clock protection of businesses owned by people of Karnataka origin. Another died in hospital following injuries sustained from a fall while fleeing police during Monday's clashes.

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Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields, takes dip in Atlantic City surf

Shields won the talent competition of the pageant this year with a jazz routine to the song "They Just Keep Moving the Line" from the NBC musical series " Smash ". She also dreams of a day when she'll be able to take the stage with Beyoncé as a backup dancer, The Associated Press noted . Actress Grace Elizabeth Ward (who later changed her name to Elizabeth Gracen) of Cabot was crowned as Miss America in 1982, and Donna Axum of El Dorado won the pageant in 1964.

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Carson Wentz Makes Eagles Look Smart in Debut

Wentz is the first Eagles rookie quarterback to win a home game since Donovan McNabb on January 2, 2000. Carson Wentz is completing 59.5 percent of his passes for 278 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions. When he held it 2.6 seconds or longer , he earned the seventh-worst passer rating. The Eagles' defense will certainly face a tougher test against the Chicago Bears on Monday night with star receiver Alshon Jeffery, along with Kevin White, the first-round pick in 2015 who's ...

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China warns against provocative acts after United States bomber flyover

The mission carried by the B-1s is just the latest in a series of similar missions carried out over South Korea to flex muscles against Pyongyang: in the past, B-52s and B-2s have performed similar flyovers, whereas Elephant Walks are regularly staged at South Korean airbases, involving both local and USA combat planes.

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Pence condemns Clinton labeling Trump supporters 'deplorables'

Trump's statement came after Clinton had backed off her disdainful description of half of his supporters . Clinton has had to answer for emails, has been called on - rightly - to disengage from the Clinton Foundation and on the faux Benghazi scandal.

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Tongi factory fire: Search continues for missing people

Saturday's blaze was the country's worst industrial accident since the Rana Plaza building collapse of 2013 that killed 1,135 garment workers, and raises further questions about Bangladesh's safety record. The latest incident comes weeks after over 100 people fell ill when they inhaled gas that leaked from a fertiliser plant in the town of Chittagong in southern Bangladesh.

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Rita Ora will cherish memories of Mother Teresa's canonisation

Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan. Tens of thousands of pilgrims packed St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for a service to honour the tiny nun, who worked among the world's neediest in the slums of the Indian city now called Kolkata . She was also accused of trying to convert the destitute in predominantly-Hindu India to Christianity, a charge her mission repeatedly denied. Faithful attend the Holy Mass and canonization of Mother Teresa of Kolkata , in Saint Peter's square at the ...

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No Syria aid convoys until safety assured

De Mistura said eastern Aleppo was different from the rest of Syria where formal letters of authorisation were needed before aid can be delivered. East Aleppo would initially be supplied with food in trucks coming across the Turkish border if security is guaranteed, OCHA said.

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Russia urges Syrian rebels to separate from 'terrorists'

The Syrian army, announced the truce at 7 pm (midnight Singapore time), the moment it took effect, saying the seven-day "regime of calm " would be applied across Syria . Ahmad al-Masalmeh, an opposition activist in the southern province of Daraa, where the 2011 uprising against Assad's regime began, said the province was relatively calm apart from four shells falling in rebel-held areas Tuesday afternoon.

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Syria army gives rebels in Aleppo 48 hours to surrender

The 73 groups, which say they provide humanitarian assistance to over seven million Syrians including over six million in the country, also called for an investigation into criticism in the media of the United Nations performance in Damascus.

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Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

Last year's stampede was the worst disaster in the pilgrimage's history. Hundreds of thousands of Iranian faithful held an alternative pilgrimage on Saturday in the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala, according to an official at the shrine of Imam Hussein.

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Jones takes aim at his coaching assistants

England head coach Eddie Jones. Kaino said the All Blacks had analysed where they had come under pressure from Argentina and, among other things, were determined to offer scrumhalf Aaron Smith quicker ball against the Springboks. They need to be products of the global game, which is significantly different. Although New Zealand ultimately ran out 57-22 winners last weekend, the Pumas had them on the ropes for the first 50 minutes with a hugely physical forward effort allied to some ...

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USA to conduct bomber flight over S. Korea following Pyongyang's nuclear test

His spokesman Moon Sang-gyun, said Monday if another nuclear test happened, it could come from a second or third site at Punggye-ri, where Friday's test took place. The city, the source said, "will be reduced to ashes and removed from the map". However, North Korea said threats of further sanctions against the country were "laughable".

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Hajj pilgrims return to scene of deadly stampede

Rabat "welcomes the measure taken by Saudi Arabia, on instructions from the Custodian of the Two Holy Places of Islam, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, to ensure security, peace and comfort of pilgrims and enable them to accomplish this religious duty in the best conditions", said Thursday the Foreign Ministry in a statement.

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Doctor treating Peres says he is conscious

Hospital director Yitzhak Kreiss said Peres' condition remained serious on Wednesday, 24 hours after he was rushed in for treatment. Peres shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for signing the 1993 interim Oslo peace accords.

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New grammar schools would be 'step back' says MP Pat McFadden

New grammars are also expected to have to sponsor non-selective free schools. The PM said: "This is not a proposal to go back to a binary model of grammars and secondary moderns, but to build on our increasingly diverse schools system". "I am bitterly, bitterly opposed to anything that, at the age of 11, separates one group of children from another". "We want every child to succeed, not just the few".

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Vice President, not PM, to lead team India at NAM Summit

The president took the opportunity to welcome the delegations from more than 105 nations, 'who came to the territory despite the lobbying of the rightwing, the harassment of the US reaction and the global media crusade.' Venezuelan Vice President, Aristobulo Isturiz, warned that the opposition tries to sabotage the NAM summit.

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Dakota Access Construction Will Continue, Pipeline Corp CEO Vows

It also wades into delicate issues of how Native Americans have been treated by the federal government for years. But much has yet to be settled when it comes to the pipeline that'll run from North Dakota to IL, including whether the company will respond to the federal agencies' request for a voluntary, broader work stoppage in that area.

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Wenger reveals he rejected PSG

The French manager most notably refused Henry's offer to coach the Under-18 side for free earlier this summer, much to the surprise of many Arsenal supporters. "Mustafi has only played one half since the start of the season with Valencia, so they are missing games", he said. Perez played his part in Laurent Koscielny's stunning opener, but Wenger urged patience with the 28-year-old.

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Syria mostly 'calm' on truce's first day

The Syrian army has said it would abide by the cease-fire, but will defend against any violations. The rebels say the deal benefits Assad, whose military position has improved since the last truce brokered by Washington and Moscow collapsed earlier this year.

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National Hindi Divas observed across India

The unification of the country had to be done along with giving it a unique national flavour. Today, as per rough figures, at least 40 percent of the population in the country speaks Hindi. Addressing on the occasion of Hindi Diwas in Ranchi , Mr Singh said India is universal guru and one of its big contributions is Hindi language, an official release said quoting him.

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Bristol's winners and losers of boundary changes

Corbyn's constituency in north London is one of 50 House of Commons seats which would be abolished under proposals from the independent Boundary Commission for England. Currently, the number of constituents to a seat ranges from around 55,000 to 95,000, whereas, under the proposals every constituency in the United Kingdom would have between 71,031 and 78,507 voters.

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Fighting in Niger kills 5 soldiers, 30 Boko Haram militants

Many blame corrupt officials in the Nigerian government and army for the continued militancy, as recent reports say Boko Haram is receiving some of its arms and ammunition from corrupt Nigerian officials. " Message to the infidels and the leader of the entire infidels (kafir) who is the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, that he should know we are very strong and doing very good ".

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Parliament may have to ratify Brexit legislation - Davis

Blunt suggested this could be considered negligence, but had more pressing matters to deal with. Since the initial commotion over the appointments of Boris Johnson (Foreign Secretary) David Davis ( Brexit negotiations) and Liam Fox (International Trade) subsided, there has been an eerie quiet over the summer break about what the UK's strategy would be for the forthcoming negotiations.


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