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Brock Turner Officially Registers As A Sex Offender

The collegiate swimmer was convicted of three felony counts for sexually assaulting an intoxicated and unconscious woman in 2015 at a fraternity party on the Stanford campus. His mother tried to shield him from media cameras as he registered under his family's Dayton-area address in Sugarcreek Township, where about a dozen people had protested Friday as police watched.

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Ford Expects Lower Profit in 2017

In April, Trump called Ford's plans to move production to Mexico as an "absolute disgrace". Fiat Chrysler, for example, announced in July it was essentially ending manufacturing in the USA and potentially shipping the work to Mexico. He added that Ford would have to pay a 35% tax on any vehicle that comes back to the US if he becomes president. "It's really unfortunate when politics get in the way of the facts, and the facts are Ford's investment in the USA and commitment to American ...

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Donald Trump Flips Twice, Discusses Medical Exam on 'Dr. Oz'

Oz Show , in which the celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz read off some of the results of the Republican's most recent check-up. Donald Trump takes the stage on the last day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States, July 21, 2016.

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Argentine expert hails China's G20 agenda, efforts for action

From Sunday to Monday, leaders of G20 members, guest countries and worldwide organizations exchanged views on topics including more effective global economic and financial governance, robust worldwide trade and investment, inclusive and interconnected development.

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Australian gay senator opposes plan for marriage equality

Dozens of Australian LGBT advocacy groups on Wednesday formally expressed their opposition to the plebiscite. Smith, from Western Australia, said the notion of sidelining parliament through "people's votes" was "abhorrent to constitutional conservatives", and foreshadowed he would cross the floor or abstain from voting on the legislation.

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Friend: Boy shot by cop meant to rob with BB gun

The Columbus Dispatch newspaper identified the second male as Demetrius Braxton, 19, who told the newspaper in an interview that he was with King for both the robbery and the shooting. In November 2014, Cleveland police caused national outrage when they shot and killed 12-year-old named Tamir Rice, who was playing with a pellet gun at a playground.

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Three killed in clashes between communities in UP's Bijnore

It snowballed after one of the boys accused reportedly beat up a passerby who raised objections to them harassing the girl. Five persons have been arrested for inciting the mobs and are being interrogated, a police officer said. DIG, Moradabad, Omar Singh; ADG, Law and Order, Daljeet Chaudhary; and principal secretary, Home, Debashish Panda reached the spot as angry relatives put the bodies of the men on the national highway and blocked traffic.

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Mother Teresa now a saint: Pope Francis canonizes nun for the poor

But he also said she confronted the "powers of this world" with "their guilt for the crime of poverty they created". Churchgoers we spoke with called her work as pure as holy water. Tens of thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square to witness the canonization of Mother Teresa . What sticks out to Father Schaefer the most is when Mother Teresa told him it's easier to feed the physical hunger of the world than the spiritual one.

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EU leaders discuss 'critical situation' after Brexit

She immediately threw the weight of the EU's economic powerhouse behind the planned reset of the EU. So it doesn't sound like he's preparing for a happy meeting, Deutsche Welle reported.Even his invitation to the meeting sounds depressing: "People want to know whether Europe's elite can regain control over the situation that has overwhelmed, disoriented and scared them".

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Police arrest rights activist in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Police couldn't be reached immediately for a comment. Parvez, who is a coordinator of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil society (JKCCS), was scheduled to travel to Switzerland when he was stopped from boarding his flight at IGI airport and was reportedly detained by the immigration authorities.

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USA seeks action to enforce resolutions after North Korea missile launch

Obama said the latest round of ballistic missile launches were "provocations" that flouted global law and would only lead to further isolation. The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea in March after Pyongyang conducted a fresh nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch in violation of UN resolutions.

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Arab League says 9/11 law to strain relations

On Monday, asked whether Obama still meant to veto the bill, White House press secretary Josh Earnest replied, "that's still the plan". According to The Washington Post , a group of 9/11 victims' family members sent the president a letter urging him not to "slam the door shut and abandon us" by vetoing the bill.

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'Deplorables' comment hurting Hillary Clinton in the Rust Belt: Polls

They now stand at 42 percent and 46.7 percent respectively. Trump's campaign has long contended there exists a swath of Trump voters who won't talk to the press or pollsters for fear of being demonized, but who will show up at the polls in November.

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Ex-militiaman tells Philippines senate, " I was in Duterte's death squad".

Actually, "Narcos" is probably telling a more balanced, researched story of kingpin Pablo Escobar than ST is of Mr Matobato - a self-confessed killer who's claiming Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte himself founded the DDS in 1988 and ordered the killings of thousands of criminals.

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Russian Federation says 'only one side' implementing Syria truce deal

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". "Can well-fed, grown men please stop putting political, bureaucratic and procedural roadblocks for fearless humanitarian workers who are willing and able to go to serve women, children, wounded civilians in besieged and crossfire areas".

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Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'

When Trump took cameras on a hotel tour, but wouldn't allow producers who would ask questions, all of the major networks refused to use the footage, seeing it as a publicity stunt. Mrs Clinton has called for tighter access to guns, including universal background checks, but has never said she planned to get rid of the Second Amendment.

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Mahanadi water issue: Naveen Patnaik vows to fight at tripartite meet

Mahanadi belongs to both Odisha and Chhattisgarh. "The barrages under construction on Mahanadi have a total capacity which is much less than the lost storage in Hirakud due to siltation". Both the neighbouring states are locked in a duel for the last four decades over sharing of water from Mahanadi. On its part, Chhattisgarh has said that it has adhered to the water sharing norms.

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US Green Party's Stein faces probe over North Dakota pipeline protest

According to Sheriff's officials in Morton County, North Dakota, Green Party candidate Jill Stein is expected to face charges for alleged vandalism and trespassing, and a warrant is set to be issued for her arrest . Hasselman said Tuesday that the tribe was "disappointed that some of the important sacred sites that we had found and provided evidence for will not be protected".

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MP Douglas Carswell to speak at Ukip conference amid renewed infighting

On Friday UKIP chose a new leader, Diane James, who promised to turn the fractious party into a professional political force capable of ensuring Britain's European Union exit is not watered down into "Brexit lite". In the running along with Diane James, who recently remarked she would not be "Nigel-like or Nigel-lite" if elected, are Ramsey councilor Lisa Duffy, West Midlands MEP Bill Etheridge, Elizabeth Jones and Philip Broughton.

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China issues alert for second typhoon in a week

Typhoon Meranti, which landed in eastern China's Fujian Province Thursday morning, has left 14 people dead and another 14 missing. That storm killed at least 11 people in China and Taiwan and cut power to more than a million homes. More than 600 workers are continuing rescue efforts in the flood-affected regions of Zhejiang. Malakas is expected to bring heavy rains to the coasts of Zhejiang and Fujian provinces as well as parts of Taiwan from Saturday night to Sunday, Xinhua reported ...

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White House race a dead heat; Trump backs off birther accusation

He reiterated claims made by a campaign spokesman Thursday that his rival for the White House , Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, was the first to claim Obama was not born in the United States during her unsuccessful bid for the presidential nomination in 2008.

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Pakistani Taliban faction claims attack on Christian area

One attacker ran into a church, and it was unclear if explosives were detonated. In the first bombing, four attackers rushed into a Christian neighborhood and shot one person and several security officers. No outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. Discrimination and violence against religious minorities are commonplace in Pakistan, where Muslims account for more than 90 percent of the population.

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The end for Labour & Corbyn? Tories accused of "rigging" boundary changes

Sources close to Corbyn have claimed the list was leaked by a junior press officer on the leadership campaign and was not meant for official use. He said: "There was information put out there which is statements that colleagues made on the record and it's all stuff that is out there".

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Missouri Approves Concealed Carry Without Permits

Governor Nixon also suffered a defeat when lawmakers overrode his veto of a bill requiring a government issued photo ID in order to cast a vote in the state . Voters without a photo ID can still vote if they sign an affidavit swearing to not having that type of identification. While he also has problems with the "stand your ground" provisions, he said , "if this bill didn't get rid of the training, I probably wouldn't be against it".

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Michelle Obama Makes Campaign Trail Debut For Hillary Clinton

Friday's rally in Virginia was Mrs. Obama's first solo campaign event for Clinton and comes almost two months after her star turn at the Democratic convention. The signal was pretty clear to African Americans: It ain't about you. "Air Force One has never been treated so badly in its long and incredible history", Trump said.

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Duterte accused of ordering killings, mosque bombing

Matobato is the first person to admit any role in such killings , and to directly implicate Duterte under oath in a public hearing. "The Commission on Human Rights already conducted an investigation years ago, when the President was still a Mayor, and charges were not filed, they did not see any direct evidence", Andanar said .

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Sandra Bland's Family Gets $1.9M In Wrongful Death Settlement

Bland reportedly told a second corrections officer that she was upset about her arrest, but both jail officials said she did not appear suicidal or mentally ill. Since Bland's story became national news, a debate stirred about what exactly happened the day she died. She was detained for three days in Waller County Jail , when she was found hanging with a trash bag around her neck.

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Hillary Clinton dances her way back into tighter presidential race

Clinton plans to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after several days resting at her suburban NY home. After she become "overheated", "dizzy" and "dehydrated" at a 9/11 memorial , Bardack examined Clinton at her NY home. Dr. Oz has said the health summary Mr. Trump showed him indicates Mr. Trump is healthy enough to be president. Before the brief press conference, Clinton spoke to supporters in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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New Syrian ceasefire plan 'test for everyone' says Russia

De Mistura said the Syrian government previously agreed to grant the authorization prior to the signing of the cease-fire deal , but no such facilitation letters have been received. "Beyond all doubt, the Russian side is continuing to use its influence to make sure that the ceasefire accords are implemented and we hope our American colleagues will do the same", Peskov told reporters Friday, according to Reuters .

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Johnson, Stein excluded from 1st presidential debate

This clears a significant hurdle to kick-start his third-party bid. They are attempting to get on ballot access in 48 states and DC, either on the ballot or as a write-in candidate. Those figures are well below the 15 percent threshold needed to earn a spot on the stage. At 9 percent, Johnson would not qualify. Many young Democrats deem her untrustworthy or unlikable, and there are questions as to whether or not this key demographic will turn up to vote, even if they would support her ...

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Clinton releases more healthcare records ensuing pneumonia scare

Clinton has remained healthy and has not developed new medical conditions this year other than a sinus and ear infection and her recently diagnosed pneumonia", she wrote . As per its latest count, Clinton's average lead over Trump hasdropped to just 1.5 percentage points which was around eight per cent about a month ago.

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Activist: Aid expected to reach Aleppo on Friday, report says

He said the government had agreed on September 6 — before the cease-fire deal was inked — to allow aid into five areas, but the authorizations still haven't come. However, the United Nations envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said despite the dramatic drop in violence since the cease-fire took effect on Monday, the humanitarian aid that was supposed to follow had not materialized.

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She is 'fit to serve' as president

Lisa Bardack , that offers details of the 68-year-old candidate's treatment for a mild and non-contagious pneumonia and her most recent medical test results. "Doctor said that She is recovering well with antibiotics and rest, She continues to remain healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States ".

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Clinton Applauds Syrian Cease-Fire Deal, Says Success Up To Russia

Jan Egeland , the top humanitarian aid official in de Mistura's office, said the "good news" from the cessation of hostilities was that the bloodshed has dropped — and that " attacks on schools, attacks on hospitals have stopped ". SANA said the shelling violates the cease-fire. There were still intermittent incidents, including an airstrike overnight on Khan Toman in the countryside south of Aleppo , according to an Aleppo Media Center activist.

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Despite cease-fire, fighting erupts in Syrian capital

Several previous negotiated cease-fires and efforts to hold the peace talks have stalled. Russian Federation intervened with its air force on the side of the Assad government previous year, turning the tide of the war in his favor. An official in an Aleppo-based Syrian rebel group said global parties had told him aid was now due to be delivered on Friday. Government forces backed by militias from Iran, Iraq and Lebanon have recently achieved their long-held objective of encircling the ...


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