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Clinton aide defies Congress subpoena and won't testify on her private server

Chaffetz criticized Pagliano, who managed Clinton's server while she was the nation's most senior diplomat, for not complying with the subpoena and said the committee would decide after the hearing whether to punish him. Voters have said in surveys the decision contributes to a feeling she is untrustworthy. Paul Combetta and Bill Thornton of Platte River Networks both used their Fifth Amendment right when they appeared to testify Tuesday morning.

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Pakistan train crash kills at least six, injures more than 150

At least four carriages were sent flying off the track following the crash with the freight train, which was on the track "without schedule", according to local reports. 6 dead, more than 150 injured in train accident near Multan was posted in National of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 15, 2016 and was last updated on September 15, 2016.

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Turkey delivers food aid and toys to Syrian town

Criticism has also been levelled at the Syrian government for trying to control aid flows. The U.N. special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said on Tuesday the United Nations was still waiting for Damascus to issue letters authorising aid deliveries.

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Leguizamon returns for Argentina to face Australia in Perth

Coach Michael Cheika called props Toby Smith and Tom Robertson into his Rugby Championship squad following news that front-rower Allan Alaalatoa was out with a knee injury. Defensively we've got to stay alive. "It was hard for us to accept it". Wallabies captain and hooker Stephen Moore said the feeling was one of pride rather than relief after their first home win of the season.

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Sitting in limbo: Decision to leave EU brings UK uncertainty

The new rules "would hurt anyone who writes , reads or shares the news", Google said in a blog post today , arguing that it would mean increased barriers for sharing online content. "In Europe privacy matters". "As the world goes digital we have also to empower our artists and creators". This isn't limited only to Europe, however.

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China says opposes "unhelpful" unilateral N.Korea sanctions

North Korea has stated it is developing weapons of mass destruction against a potential USA attack, despite assurance of security from the Obama and Bush administrations. and that there is a need to send out a strong message that its provocative actions, in any form, can not be accepted", he reported. China is isolated North Korea's most important diplomatic backer and biggest trading partner, but frustrated with repeated nuclear and missile tests it has signed on to increasingly tough ...

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Post-Cauvery Riots, Bangalore Returning to Normalcy, Schools Still Closed

Siddaramaiah wrote a letter to Modi on September 9 for convening a meeting of the chief ministers of both the states and his intervention to resolve the vexed issue after the Supreme Court directed the state to release 15,000 cusecs of the river water to Tamil Nadu on September 5 for 10 days and extended it to September 20, reducing the quantum of release to 12,000 cusecs per day.

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Syria truce holding, USA says

The Syrian air force, meanwhile, will operate in other areas, beyond those allocated for the Russian-US cooperation. The five-year-long civil war in Syria has left hundreds of thousands of people dead and more than 11 million people have been displaced.

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Spillover mortar fire from Syria again hits Golan Heights

Wednesday was the third day in a row that apparently errant fire from the fighting in Syria landed inside Israeli territory. Following the Israeli airstrikes, SANA, a Syrian state run media agency, reported that the Syrian military had shot down a IDF fighter jet.

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EU's Juncker Says Post-Brexit Vote Period 'Crucial' for Europe

Juncker also announced that the European Commission will propose a common European Defense Fund, "to boost military research and innovation" by the end of the year. Mr Juncker said: " I want journalists, publishers and authors to be paid fairly for their work , whether it is made in studios or living rooms, whether it is disseminated offline or online, whether it is published via a copying machine or commercially hyperlinked on the web".

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Alex Iwobi says he is disappointed after Arsenal's draw at PSG

The agreement works that Ospina will remain in this position for the entire season unless Wenger believes the Colombian's on-pitch performances to be inadequate. PSG were wasteful in front of goal against Arsenal and Edinson Cavani accepted his failures in the 1-1 Champions League draw. He'd scored a great goal at the start.

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Kinahan gang: Irish and Spanish police launch raids in Dublin

In February, gangster David Byrne was shot dead at Dublin's Regency Hotel during the the weigh-in of Jamie Kavanagh, the boxing pal of crime boss Daniel Kinahan, in a crime seen as retaliation for Gary Hutch's murder. Documentation including bank statements, bank books and other financial information were seized, while €10,000 in cash was recovered. "Today was about gathering evidence and disrupting and dismantling these organised crime groups", he added.

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UK parl't committee slams former PM Cameron's Libya policy

David Cameron's departure from the House of Commons brings to an end the saga of a politician who leaves behind an unfortunate legacy: the man who may have accidentally caused Britain to leave the EU. "We looked at how he chaired the National Security Council and [we found] there was no pause to assess", Blunt said. Cameron was held ultimately accountable for this.

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Kerry: US-Russia to Coordinate Actions Against Daesh, al-Nusra Front

The Syrian cease-fire , which could lead to closer USA and Russian Federation military cooperation if it holds, shows how much Putin has altered the five-year conflict. The Syrian Foreign Ministry denied entry of humanitarian aid to Aleppo unless it is coordinated through the government and United Nations - especially aid coming from Turkey, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported .

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Bill Clinton to stand in for ailing wife on campaign trail?

Hillary Clinton's departed early from a commemorative ceremony at Ground Zero in Manhattan on Sunday, and a video revealed her wobbling before stumbling as she was assisted into her campaign van. "Because of the way the disclosed information is selectively used". "If you think it's OK to make unlawful contributions out of your personal family account and then attack my foundation.

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Health issues in focus for Clinton and Trump

She was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday but she kept it secret until she almost collapsed on Sunday at a ceremony in Manhattan marking the September 11, 2001, attacks. Her campaign said later in the day that the former secretary of state had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. Almost half of American adults are "very concerned" about two issues that have hounded Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign this year: her use of a private email server to conduct government business and ...

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US and Israel sign massive 10-year military aid deal

This is the largest pledge of United States military aid to any country in history. The package exceeds the average level of non-emergency support the US provided to Israel for missile defense over the last five years, according to the White House .

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US Set to Provide Israel with Largest Military Aid Package Ever

In Israel, Netanyahu issued a statement praising the deal and saying that any disputes were part of a family feud. According to the agreement, the USA will transfer $38 billion to Israel over the next ten years, which is the largest amount of aid the United States has given to any country.

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Nuns erupt in joy as Mother Teresa is declared saint

For the newly-sainted Teresa, he said, "mercy was the salt which gave flavor to her work, it was the light which shone in the darkness of the many who no longer had tears to shed for their poverty and suffering". "This mother was simple, very poor and devout and for us she is a testament to serving others", Sister Leandra said. The homeless, most of who live in shelters run by St.

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NY AG Eric Schneiderman: Trump Foundation inquiry not "political"

Trump Foundation has followed state law. The Trump Foundation has been hit by a number of damaging media stories . Trump has accused Schneiderman - who is a Democrat and Hillary Clinton supporter - of playing politics for pursuing the Trump University lawsuit.

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Duterte wants US forces out of southern Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may have said he wants to buy arms from China, but he is simply playing China off against the United States rather than presenting a realistic plan, analysts say. The U.S. and the Philippines are bound together militarily by the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT), and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA).

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Russian Federation urges Syrian rebels to separate from 'terrorists'

Russian military aircraft struck a group of Islamic State fighters preparing an attack on Syria's Palmyra, Poznikhir also said. The guns are silent, the killing has stopped but there was still no relief for tens of thousands of desperate Syrians on Wednesday.

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Trump gives Dr. Oz medical report, details not disclosed

Trump, I invited you here to thank us for coming to Flint, not to give a political speech", the Rev. Faith Elizabeth Timmons of Bethel United Methodist Church told the Republican nominee, NBC News reports. Clinton said his wife has been standing in for him for a long time, and it's about time that he did the same for her. A campaign official says Donald Trump is planning to visit Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday.

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Saints' Delvin Breaux (broken leg) will miss at least six weeks

Cooks caught the pass in stride and went almost the length of the field in just 11 seconds for the bulk of his 143 yards on six receptions. For Oakland coach Jack Del Rio , calling for a do-or-die two-point conversion was less a gamble than a philosophical declaration.

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Cauvery protests: Indian, foreign companies resume operations in Bengaluru

India's technology hub Bengaluru has witnessed massive riots in the wake of India's Supreme Court decision not to suspend an order which directed the south Indian state of Karnataka to provide water to neighboring Tamil Nadu. According to apex industry body ASSOCHAM, violence in the state capital and other parts of Karnataka has severely dented the image of Bengaluru as Silicon Valley of India, home to nearly all the Fortune 500 companies.

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Mother Kills Infant Son Before Taking Her Own Life in Long Beach

The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) responded and declared the two dead. The victims said four suspects driving two vehicles took their money, property and one of the victim's auto keys. She described the family as "content" and said they had an older son who was around two years old. Officers also shot at a man who was driving the suspect vehicle, crashed and ran away.

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US lifting sanctions on Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi visits

She was to return there on Thursday for meetings with House and Senate leaders from both parties, although not Paul Ryan, the Republican House speaker. The U.S. does not intend to provide weapons, military equipment or other support for the military, the official said. "Our political and economic institutions are not ready if the U.S totally lifts the sanctions", he said, noting the NLD still didn't have a plan in place for legitimizing the country's so-called cronies who benefited under ...

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Rays take season series from Jays

Think about that: the Jays had three official at-bats with runners on second and/or third in two games. "They're going to take a look at it and give me a prognosis and we'll go from there". Donaldson was not in the starting lineup for Toronto's series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays, sitting out his third straight game with the injury.

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US lifting sanctions on Myanmar as leader Suu Kyi visits

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday restored trade benefits to Myanmar under the Generalized System of Preferences, or GSP, that had been suspended by former President George H.W. After talks with Obama, Aung San Suu Kyi took part in a coveted Oval Office grip-and-grin photo shoot. Suu Kyi also was expected to meet other US officials including Secretary of State John Kerry and senior members of Congress.

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Typhoon cuts power as it slams into China, but loses strength

Trains and shipping services were disrupted, while offices and schools in Kaohsiung and other cities were closed and nearly 1,500 people were evacuated, the centre said. The Central Emergency Operation Centre said one person died and 38 were injured in Taiwan, when the typhoon hit the southern part of the island on Wednesday.

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USA seeks stronger sanctions against North Korea

The flight by the B-1B bombers demonstrated the United States' commitment to providing "extended deterrence", including the threat of using nuclear weapons, to protect the South, said General Vincent K. The agency said the death toll and the number of missing people were based on North Korean government data. The aircraft flew past the United States air base in Pyeongtaek accompanied by four South Korean F-15Ks and four US F-16s.

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Brazilian Congress expels its former speaker on corruption charges

He was forced to face the music in Congress for having "lied" to other lawmakers about his possession of secret Swiss bank accounts. He began that process last December in what her allies said, and most political observers agreed, was a clear act of vengeance because she did not shut down federal prosecutors investigating him and other political leaders.

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Syria claims to shoot down two Israeli military aircraft

IDF planes striking Syrian army positions Tuesday, after a Syrian shell strayed across the Golan border, were attacked by two Syrian S-200 missiles. Earlier, Syria's military said it shot down an Israeli warplane and a drone early Tuesday in response to an attack on Syrian army positions.

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Muslims celebrate Eid ul-Adha today

Animals are sacrificed and the meat is divided into three parts: among the family; relatives, friends and neighbors; and the poor and needy. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to members of the Muslim community to recognize Eid al-Adha in Ottawa this morning.

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With his wife sidelined, Bill Clinton steps in to fill void

Clinton previously attributed a cough she had to allergies , but she was diagnosed Friday with pneumonia , her doctor said. The Clintons have played down the health scare involving the Democratic nominee on Sunday, when she stumbled and was held by aides while leaving a 9/11 memorial early.


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