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Jeremy Corbyn's seat at risk under plans to reduce number of MPs

The list, which was compiled by the party leader's team and sent to the Press Association last night, described leadership contender Owen Smith as "the real disunity candidate" and named 14 MPs. Speaking at Bloomberg in the City of London, Mr Corbyn did not apologise but insisted: "I, as you know, never abuse anybody - tempting as it sometimes is".

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Appeals court: Precise standard for Ohio ballots a burden

Judge Damon Keith dissented in part. "Ohio's early voting/no excuse absentee balloting period is exceedingly generous". They said new ballot rules created hurdles for minorities and other voters so they were unconstitutional. Otherwise, the ballots could be rejected due to errors or omissions. Voters may also come in person to complete an application and cast their ballot at the same time.

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Beijing, Ottawa Postpone Deadline for New Restrictions on Canola Imports From Canada

But today's deadline for the change was lifted earlier this week after Trudeau met in Beijing with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Trudeau said, "Renewing our relationship with China is extremely important for Canada". "Mr. Prime Minister I know that you came to China a long time ago". He added that individuals will be treated in a "humanitarian way". In his predominantly business-related speech, Trudeau noted that Canada's relationship with China has become "distant and unfocused".

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Brazil's former Speaker sacked over cash 'lies'

After the vote, Cunha said that "I made many mistakes, but they did not lead to my expulsion". The daily O Globo forecast that 297 lawmakers out of a total 513 will vote against Cunha - 40 more than the minimum required. "Cunha amassed significant clout in congress precisely given his skill in distributing illicit funds to legislators", said the group's latest analysis.

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Bangladesh: Rivers of blood run through Dhaka after animal sacrifices

However, from around 7.30am in the morning, many people were seen slaughtering animals in the streets and their convenient places in several areas including Mohammadpur, Mirpur, Shyamoli, Uttara, Dhanmondi, Niketon. The city's council engaged at least 824 imams and 750 butchers to take part in sacrifices at 196 spots out of the total 648. The gory scene was an outcome of the animal sacrifice on Eid-al-Adha.

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Kenya's authorities threaten Somali refugees: Rights group

Kenya's repatriation programme, "fuelled by fear and misinformation , does not meet worldwide standards for voluntary refugee return", set out in a 1951 global Refugee Convention, the rights group said. "We fled Somalia because of specific problems and those problems are still there", said a 42-year-old woman from the Hiiraan region who has signed up to return to Somalia.

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Top diplomats from US, Japan, South Korea to meet on North Korea

Last Friday North Korea conducted another nuclear test despite warnings from the worldwide community, violating the UN Security Council resolutions and threatening world peace and security. But bad weather Monday also delayed a USA plan for at least 24 hours to send warplanes from Guam to South Korea, as it has done in the past after major provocations by North Korea.

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Trump, Clinton focusing on military, veterans, foreign policy

Her case has been bolstered by numerous Republican national security experts who have spoken out against their party's nominee, including former Defense Secretary William Cohen who announced his support for Clinton on Wednesday. "Republicans are just in a bad dilemma trying to support a totally unqualified nominee, I have no sympathy for them, it's their nominee", she said.

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No pardon for Snowden, says U.S. administration

Snowden is in exile in Russian Federation and the runner-up in the race to become Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is leading a chorus of prominent public figures calling for clemency, a plea agreement or, in several cases, a full pardon for the National Security Agency whistleblower.

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European Commission head plays down Brexit impact

The problem, he told an audience in Cyprus gathered for his annual State of the Union speech Wednesday, is the rise of "galloping populism... we need ... It will shake up how online news and entertainment is paid for in Europe. "We need a strong Europe to bear its share of the burden, working with us on behalf of our collective security", Obama said in April in Hanover, Germany.

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At least 23 killed in Bangladesh garment factory fire

The blaze broke out as workers prepared to change shifts in the early hours of Saturday morning. The accident was followed by an even bigger tragedy six months later when 1,138 people died after another clothing factory complex collapsed, trapping over 3,000 workers.

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Saudi Arabia Claims It's Ready To Provide A Safe Hajj This Year

Custodian of Islam's most revered places, Saudi Arabia stakes its reputation on organizing hajj , one of the five pillars of Islam which every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to is obliged to undertake at least once. Some 60,000 Iranians took part last year, but have been effectively barred from this year's event after negotiations between the two countries fell apart.

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Akhilesh Yadav denies rift in Samajwadi Party, Shivpal meets Mulayam

Meanwhile, senior Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav is now meeting his brother Mulayam Singh Yadav to decide on his future role in the party. On Tuesday, Akhilesh had shunted out Chief Secretary Deepak Singhal, reportedly for being too close to uncle Shivpal Yadav, part of Mulayam's old-style coterie.

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Stock In Limelight: Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD)

Pioneer Natural Resources's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -2.52%. Using a rating figure whose range is from 1 to 5, the representation of a Strong Buy is through the company's scoring of a 1 while a Strong Sell is represented by 5.

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Syria-Turkey Border Cleared Of IS - Turkish PM Yildirim

Turkey's military said in a statement said that the rebels took 10 villages, while UK-based monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said six villages were captured. With Turkey's rapid success in less than two weeks, his position looks stronger with territory in between the two Kurdish "cantons" of Afrin and Kobane now in the hands of Ankara-backed rebels.

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Labour MP threatens to sue Jeremy Corbyn over 'role call'

Other MPs named included Ian Austin, Jamie Reed, Tom Blenkinsop, Ben Bradshaw, Frank Field, Anna Turley, Karl Turner, and Stephen Kinnock. Mr Corbyn's campaign team said the list was a draft press release that had not been signed off and was issued accidentally, but he did not apologise for its release during the live debate.

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Chikungunya and dengue outbreak: Toll reaches 30

Mr Nadda was briefed on the recent upsurge in the cases of dengue and chikungunya in Delhi, NCR and other States. Representatives from the Central government hospitals informed the meeting that there was no shortage of beds, drugs, testing facilities and so on to treat patients.

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Shimon Peres suffers stroke; 'stable and fully conscious'

At a briefing for reporters outside the hospital near Tel Aviv, Prof Kreiss said Mr Peres was "in a pretty tough condition". "We are trying to reduce some of the sedation in order to evaluate him and that is a good sign", Kreiss added. Shimon Peres in Tel Aviv on November 30, 2015. Earlier yesterday, Mr Walden said there appeared to be no imminent threat to his life any more. His office said he received a pacemaker last week.

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Chief says boy shot by cop had lookalike BB gun

Earlier, police said the boy's name was Tyree. This is not the first instance of an individual dying at the hand of a police officer when brandishing a BB gun. The gun "turns out not to be a firearm in the sense that it fires real bullets, but ... it looks like a firearm that can kill you". "The only thing similar in nature is the age, race and outcome", Columbus police spokesman Sgt.

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EU chief Tusk: No new centralized powers to deal with crises

European Union parliamentarians in Brussels on Wednesday voted for a resolution demanding that Poland revoke changes to its highest court, the Constitutional Tribunal, which European Union officials have claimed are contrary to the bloc's democratic principles.

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Best PS4 & Xbox One S Deals Before PS4 Slim Releases

Just yesterday Sony announced the November 29 releasing 1TB Final Fantasy XV console bundle for $449.99 exclusive to GameStop . That same Black Ops 3 bundle can get even cheaper at Groupon if you make a new Groupon account and enter coupon code FIRST slashing the price to $269.99.

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Wyoming police probe letter written by senior center shooter

A complex employee was killed and two residents were wounded in the shootings Wednesday. A 77-year-old man living at the senior citizen apartment complex shot three people at the complex, killing one of them, and then killed himself nearby as officers closed in on him.

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Trump praises Putin, criticizes U.S. generals

A number of political analysts have pointed out that journalists tend to softball Trump , in part thanks to his reluctance to give straight answers, and also perhaps because he's so inept that to attempt to discuss complex matters of importance with him is a maddening task (though, in theory, he at least knows about Aleppo ).

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Human rights groups seek pardon for Edward Snowden

Meanwhile, Snowden has appealed to President Obama for a pardon of his espionage charges, but so far, the White House isn't budging. Mr. Snowden leaked NSA documents to journalists in 2013 that revealed the USA government's global surveillance capabilities, which ultimately led to reform of the programs following public outcry.

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In leaked emails, Powell calls Trump 'national disgrace'

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell appears to despise Donald Trump, according to emails obtained in a hack and published by DC Leaks . It has been alleged to have links to hackers in Russian intelligence groups. Suffice it to say that neither Trump or Clinton are likely to get an endorsement from Powell anytime soon. Mrs Clinton has pointed to Mr Powell's use of his personal AOL account at the state department as an example of why her email use was common practice.

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Syria truce extended, but aid deliveries still on hold

A senior Syrian rebel official in Aleppo said a withdrawal by rebel factions was under debate "because the agreement stipulates that the regime must respect the truce but that did not happen". As part of the agreement reached between the United States and Russian Federation regarding the ceasefire in Syria, UN trucks carrying humanitarian aid were scheduled to arrive in Aleppo as early as tomorrow.

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NY investigates Trump Foundation

Since 2008, the presidential candidate hasn't given any donation to his own charity. NY state's top prosecutor - who's dogged Donald Trump in a $40 million lawsuit over his shuttered real estate seminars - now has opened an inquiry into the GOP presidential nominee's charitable foundation.

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New tropical depression forms off Africa's coast

It will not impact the U.S. A tropical storm warning was in effect Wednesday morning from Fernandina Beach to the Altamaha Sound in Georgia but was later canceled. Julia is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression later Wednesday but will still bring heavy rain to coastal areas of Georgia and SC over the next couple of days, potentially causing flash floods.

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British ambassador to Saudi Arabia converts to Islam, performs Haj

Hoda in Mecca. Simon Collis announced he had made a decision to convert to Islam " after spending 30 years in Muslim societies ". The British ambassador Simon Collis has been based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital, since 2015. Both the British embassy in Riyadh and the Foreign Office in London declined to comment on Mr Collis' Haj attendance, saying it was a private matter.

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Jeremy Corbyn defends 'hit list' after MP files a bullying complaint

Mr Corbyn defended the list during a TV leadership debate last night, insisting their statements were already "on the public record". Birmingham MP Jess Phillips (Lab Birmingham Yardley) and Black Country MPs Tom Watson (Lab West Bromwich East) and Ian Austin (Lab Dudley North) were all named on the list issued by Mr Corbyn's campaign team.

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Tanzania quake kills at least 11; president says many dead

Kinawilo said the toll was 13 dead and 203 injured. Rescue workers mentioned that local hospitals were full to capacity with people injured in the quake . Bukoba suffered widespread damage, with 270 houses destroyed and electricity disrupted, the Red Cross said in a statement. An AFP correspondent with family in Bukoba said 10 family houses had collapsed.

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Can you take 1500 selfies in a day?

Bear in mind that this was the same vacay Kim declared her "best trip ever" when hanging out with her mate Golden Barbie and - you guessed it - snapping selfies. How much memory does her phone have?! The most ridiculous statistic, though, was the number of selfies the 35-year-old took in what was essentially an extra-long weekend.

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Intense waves batter U.S. East Coast. See 10 dramatic photos

Thompson said the beach was packed Monday for Labor Day, with a steady flow of people coming into his restaurant. "They wanted bright, sunny skies and nice beach weather". Video footages and images of the flooding showed streets drowned in several feet of water in some counties, while at many other places people were seen cleaning up their homes and businesses after the storm subsided.

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Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia bout

The statement added that Ms Clinton had suffered no long-term ill effects from a concussion sustained in 2012 while serving as Secretary of State - an incident that has since fuelled conspiracy theories about the presidential hopeful's overall health.

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Ford to move all small-car production to Mexico from US: CEO

They'll never leave in a million years. After Focus production moves to Mexico, Ford will move the production of other vehicles into the Wayne., Mich., plant where the Focus is now made, Ford spokeswoman Kelli Felker said. "There's lots of hypotheticals", he said. Fields also added: "We're not moving from an "old" business to a "new" business". Mexico has seen a 40% increase in auto jobs since 2008 to 675,000 a year ago while the USA saw only a 15% increase in the same period to more ...


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