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Julia now tropical depression off US East Coast

Slow-moving Tropical Storm Julia is expected to meander along the Atlantic coast where Georgia and SC meet, dumping rain, but not posing major threats. That storm brought from 3 to 6 inches of rain but mainly in areas of the Midlands farther inland. The strong winds will produce rough seas, minor coastal flooding and beach erosion along the coastal areas from Jacksonville to Savannah, Georgia, into Wednesday afternoon.

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New Hampshire Union Leader Breaks 100-Year Record of Endorsing GOP Nominee

The Union Leader did not back Trump in the primary, choosing instead to endorse New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie , who finished sixth in the contest with just 7% of the vote. According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll of likely voters, Clinton leads with 39 percent support, followed by Trump with 37 percent and Johnson with 15 percent.

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Russia calls for 48-hour extension of Syria truce

It was not immediately clear whether the insurgents were part of the ceasefire , although the senior US official said all groups except Nusra and Islamic State had to abide by the cessation of hostilities rules. If the ceasefire holds for a week, Moscow and Washington will then begin an unprecedented joint campaign to target jihadists , including IS and former Al Qaeda affiliate Fatah al-Sham Front.

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Manchester United determined to make the best of their Europa League campaign

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes Premier League clubs will struggle in Europe this season because "other countries care more about the Champions League" and give more help to their sides. I think we want to do well in the competition and for a club of our dimension to do well is not to be out of the competition in the group phase. "In the position he plays, I have lots of solutions and people [so] it has been really hard to have a chance".

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House votes to halt Guantanamo detainee transfers

It passed Thursday on a 244-174 vote. They say prisoner transfers are a security threat, pointing to reports that some of the hundreds released during the prison's 15-year-long history have returned to the battlefield. The U.S. government said on Wednesday that two more militants released from Guantanamo had returned to fighting. During a House Rules Committee meeting Tuesday, chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, said he supported the bill because "I would hate to look up and find that KSM is ...

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US, Israel sign massive military aid deal; $38 billion, 10 years

The 10-year deal was signed as planned by Israel's national security advisor and a senior U.S. diplomat on Wednesday. The deal covers the period from 2019 to 2028 and will see Israel receive $3.3 billion per year in foreign military financing - up from $3.1 billion per year now - and $500,000 per year in funding for missile defense.

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Pastor Interrupts Trump's Speech for Politicizing Event in Flint

Then I'm going to go back to Flint", Trump said, pivoting back to the water crisis. Unsurprisingly, it generated quite a lot of attention, but not the kind he probably hoped for - especially after he veered his speech towards politics and Mexico.

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Pardon Snowden? Celebs and human rights groups say yes

A 2015 ACLU poll found 64 percent of Americans who were familiar with Snowden held a negative view of him, while 36 held a positive opinion. Almost three years ago, I urged President Obama to pardon Snowden arguing, "If we succeed in halting the march toward the "turnkey totalitarian state" that former NSA executive William Binney warned about last year, it will be in large measure because of Snowden's revelations".

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Trump Shares Medical Information And Affinity For Fast Food With 'Dr. Oz'

A source told NBC News that Oz - who the Trump campaign said was provided with a one-page summary of the exam - "mentioned numbers", discussed Trump's electrocardiogram results and blood pressure, and said Trump is slightly overweight. Bornstein later said he wrote the letter in five minutes as a limousine sent by the candidate idled outside. Trump's appearance followed an invitation Oz said he extended a month ago to both White House candidates.

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Key Mexican official in missing students probe resigns

Mr Zeron was at the centre of the investigation that has failed to determine the whereabouts of the students, who were allegedly handed over to a drug gang and killed. But his presence at the top of the agency was a source of friction with the families of the 43 victims, and several senior Mexican officials said privately that Zeron had become an obstacle in the government's efforts to resolve the case.

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City wants tougher bylaws for risky dogs

So what happens when a dog's deemed risky dogs? The city is now looking to make changes to the Toronto Municipal Code in order to put forward a new by-law regarding unsafe dogs - dogs, as Metro writes , that have viciously attacked a person or other animal, dogs that have attacked or bitten a few times, or dogs that are already required to wear a muzzle.

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Backed South Korea threatens to reduce Pyongyang 'to ashes'

Moon declined to elaborate, citing intelligence matters, but said the South's military were on full combat readiness to respond to "further nuclear tests, ballistic missile launches or land provocation" by the North. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon chimed in through a separate statement, calling Pyongyang's latest nuclear threat a "brazen breach" of the resolutions of the Security Council.

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United States lawmakers seek compromise on Zika virus funding

After the failed Zika vote, The Daily Signal justified the anti-Planned Parenthood rider, arguing that Democrats were needlessly obstructing funding because, "In reality, clinics affiliated with Planned Parenthood ... Grassley and Ernst supported a bill that would shortchange Zika research and treatment because it would prohibit any of the funding to be used by Planned Parenthood.

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United Nations aid to Aleppo held up despite cease-fire

The agreement marks the biggest test yet by Washington that it can work with Moscow to end a war that President Vladimir Putin transformed a year ago when he sent warplanes to join the fight on Assad's side Kerry said moderate opposition fighters, backed by the United States and Gulf allies, had been losing ground to Russian-backed government forces.

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HIGHLIGHTS - Global leaders meet in China for G20 summit

The deal depends on the two sides agreeing to closer military coordination against extremist groups operating in Syria, something the Russians have long sought and the USA resisted. The global economy has arrived "at a crucial juncture" against the backdrop of sluggish demand, volatile financial markets and feeble trade and investment, Xi said in his opening speech.

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French PM: Terror threat is 'maximal'

A jihadi woman, 29, who is on a terror watch list, masterminded the plan and disappeared with her boyfriend, aged 34, last Sunday morning. Investigators said her fingerprints were found in an abandoned auto containing gas cylinders and diesel that was found near Notre Dame Cathedral last Sunday.

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National Football League player loses another endorsement for anthem protest

It was a silent, symbolic protest against perceived social injustice. Von Miller, the Broncos' Super Bowl MVP linebacker, said after Thursday's game that though he was "not going to kneel for the national anthem" he felt "it should be a change".

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UK's Hinkley nuclear plant to go ahead with new "national security" measures

It has a joint venture with French firm ACPP and Baumert to make security doors for new nuclear power stations. Ministers said this agreement would be confirmed via an exchange of letters, which BuisnessGreen understands is something of a formality although no firm timeline has been set out.

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Bill Clinton taking wife's place at Nevada campaign event

Clinton, speaking to a crowd of about 450 people at the College of Southern Nevada, Cheyenne Campus, said Trump is feeding the anger of people fed up with the status quo. Clinton celebrated his 50th birthday with a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee and his 1996 presidential campaign at Radio City Music Hall.

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Chinese nuclear investor not concerned by new UK rules on foreign owners

China's CGN welcomed the Hinkley decision and said it was now "able to move forward and deliver" nuclear capacity at two more planned United Kingdom reactors, one of which is expected to be Chinese-designed, as well as financed. The project also is of strategic importance for China. The Hinkley C nuclear power station will go ahead following a "new agreement" with EDF, the government has confirmed .

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Syria ceasefire extended by 48 hours for humanitarian access

Humanitarian aid is a key part of the deal yet the Syrian government said that it will only allow aid convoys to enter the country with prior coordination with Damascus and the UN. The agreement states that convoys will not be "harassed" or "investigated" once United Nations trucks are sealed, de Mistura said. "Our appeal is the following, it is a simple one: can well-fed grown men please stop putting political, bureaucratic and procedural roadblocks for fearless humanitarian workers who are ...

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Now Donald Trump Is Spewing Conspiracy Theories About the Fed

What changed between May and today? Currently, a Fed reluctance to raise rates could be interpreted as helping to keep stocks aloft ahead of the election - something that is a clear benefit to the incumbent party and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

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India's Silicon Valley Rocked by Violence Following Interstate River Dispute

Following an emergency Cabinet meeting that lasted more than two hours, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah said on Tuesday that the state has chose to release water to Tamil Nadu adhering to the Supreme Court order, despite difficulties.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform before LA Rams game

With that in mind, they are the flawless band to help the SoCal area welcome the NFL's Los Angeles Rams back to the area. The Rams will also make retroactive payments for city services provided during two preseason games that were held last month, Garcetti's office said.

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Phoenix police: 1 officer still hospitalized

He wound up crashing into the front of the QuikTrip gasoline station and convenience store. Three Phoenix police officers, including one working his first shift, are lucky to be alive on Wednesday. Fox 10 said the vehicle sent "a 33-year-old officer on his first day on the job cartwheeling through the air". As he crashed down, his head hit the suspect's front windshield, according to the New York Post .

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The UK's not invited so what will Friday's EU summit talk about?

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a press conference held at the end of the G-20 summit in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. There are fears the European Union is facing paralysis until Britain decides to move. He specifically said the European Union must do more in the defense field, and no longer be overly dependent on the United States.

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Tropical Depression 12 develops in eastern Atlantic

The track shows the storm moving "erratically" and lingering along the coast of Georgia and SC through Thursday and then dissipating, the advisory said. As of 4 p.m. Wednesday Julia is located at 32.1 north, 80.5 west; this is about 35 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. Wind gusts to tropical storm force are possible along portions of the coasts of Georgia and southern SC today.

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European Union to extend investment plan until 2022 to boost growth

The divisions between countries were highlighted Tuesday when Luxembourg's foreign minister called for Hungary to be suspended from the European Union after he said refugees in the country are being treated like "animals". Juncker urged that to be done quickly. ECTA's chairman, Gijs Phoelich, said: "We believe that co-investment can also be a means to ensure efficient investment in non-replicable parts of the networks".

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Hackers Leak Simone Biles, Other US Female Athletes Medical Records

While the latter seems to be the least of anyone's worries, for Yuliya Stepanova, a key whisteblower for WADA's independent investigations against Russia's systemic doping infractions, a Russian organization knowing her whereabouts takes on a heightened concern.

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1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Wyoming senior housing facility

Larry Rosenberg , 77, shot the victims shortly after 11am both inside and outside the Heritage Court Apartments on 3912 Gregg Way. He was approached by police about a mile from Green Way, where the shootings took place and shot himself dead before he could be arrested.

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Lawmakers override Gov. Nixon's veto of gun measure

Missouri lawmakers are to consider Wednesday whether to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of the high-profile legislation. The sweeping guns legislation will allow most adults to carry concealed weapons without needing a permit. The bill would take effect in 2017 if voters in November pass a state constitutional amendment in support of the law. "The basis of this whole bill is that it allows law-abiding citizens to protect themselves and their families", Republican sponsor Sen.

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Karnataka releases Cauvery water to TN amid protests

The government has to apprise the Supreme Court about the gravity of the situation in Karnataka. The state police said that protesters destroyed several government offices in Mandya and forced their shut down, while attendance at government offices remained thin.

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Bradford or Hill? Packers preparing for both Vikings QBs

Bank Stadium. Vikings coaches have praised Bradford as a quick study, but the 15-year veteran Hill was the safe pick for the first week. But I think I should have scored. "Playing decently. Thank you". "You'll have to wait until Sunday, " he said. "By the end of Hill"™s news conference, he sounded like Bradford"™s agent.

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Federal Reserve Risks Markets Shock With September Rate Hike — FT

But the gains faded away after the International Energy Agency warned that the global oil supply glut would last into next year instead of ending this year as it previously thought as oil demand growth was slowing while supply was rising. Apple was one of the few stocks that traded higher Tuesday. It rose $2.52, or 2.4 percent, to $107.96 after T-Mobile said preorders for Apple's newest iPhones, introduced last week, are the strongest it has seen so far.

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Amber Alert for missing Wilmington girl

She is described as being 4 feet tall and weighing 39 pounds. According to reports, authorities flagged down the witness on River Road while he was driving to work. The Anderson Police Department charged a man who they say was involving in a shooting that happened on September 1. While the sheriff's office initially described the incident as a "possible" or "potential" abduction, spokesman Brewer said Thursday morning, "We are investigating this as an abduction".


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