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South Sudan leaders found to amass wealth as country burns

Clooney said the USA can act now or spend the next decade "cleaning up the problem", warning that "we have seen the influences that can take hold in a failed state". Meanwhile, the report says, the leadership of both sides of the war are profiting from it. It added that: "KCB South Sudan continues to work closely with the Government of South Sudan and the Bank of South Sudan with regards to resolutions on UN Security Council Sanction List 2206".

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Boy, 15, arrested for planning 'imminent violent action' in Paris

A third woman, Amel S, 39, who lived at the house, also was arrested along with her daughter, who was about to turn 16 and was potentially implicated in the "terrorist project", according to the prosecutor. Investigators are seeking to determine whether Sarah H. was with the pair at the time. "A terrorist cell made up of young women totally receptive to the deadly ideology of Daesh has been dismantled", Molins said at a news conference, using another name for IS.

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Trump just made another joke about Clinton getting assassinated

Clinton said she should have heeded her doctor's orders to rest but said that her "instinct was to push through it". "When she gets knocked down she doesn't complain, or cry foul, no, she gets right back up, and she comes back stronger for the people who need her the most." Michelle Obama walked onto the stage at George Mason University in the casual manner of someone who isn't running for office.

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Australians may get gay marriage vote next year

In the coalition's mandate, Turnbull said the issue of marriage had yet to be addressed, adding that his wife Lucy supports same-sex marriage. Labor MPs are yet to say whether they would support a plebiscite bill brought before parliament.

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China statement calls for effective implementation of DOC on South China Sea

The South China Sea dispute was tackled at the closed-door meeting with some of the leaders, including Duterte, who reiterated calls for the conflicts to be resolved peacefully and in accordance with global law, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said.

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North Korea Could 20 Nuclear Bombs by the End of 2016

Meanwhile North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho warned that Pyongyang is ready to take further action in response to what it considers as provocations from the West. "North Korea is looking at the calendar", a source familiar with China-North Korea issues said. The latest nuclear test was presumed to have been twice as powerful as the fourth test conducted in January.

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Sharma, Corbyn among those hit by UK's constituency changes

The list was mistakenly released to journalists by a member of Corbyn's team without approval, triggering anger among MPs. The release of a list naming MPs who are accused of abusing Jeremy Corbyn and his allies is a "green light" to trolls to continue their abuse of those opposed to his leadership, an angry Labour MP has claimed .

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Global markets show signs of steadying after volatile period

Energy companies fell with the price of oil after a leading industry group said demand for oil is down more than it previously thought. Stocks in Tokyo closed at a three-week low amid uncertainty over interest rate policy. MSCI's world stocks index .MIWD00000PUS, which tracks shares in 45 nations, rose 0.73 percent. The pan-European STOXX 600 index edged down less than 0.1 percent after losing nearly 2.5 percent since Thursday.

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Diane James elected UKIP leader after departure of Farage

The party's deputy chairwoman and home affairs spokeswoman refused to set out any policies during the leadership contest, insisting she wants to "refresh and review" the party's 2015 general election manifesto in her first 100 days as leader and "professionalise" the party.

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More than a million refugees have fled South Sudan, UN says

The country now joins Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia in a league table of tragedy wrought by internal conflict . Refugees make maize porridge at a transit centre for South Sudanese refugees in the remote north-western district of Adjumani, Uganda.

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Rousseff Leaves Brazil Presidential Palace For Last Time

Yet, with the Brazilian economy in its worst slump for decades, a bitter medicine remains likely. At a time when Brazil has little flexibility in its budget, such a rule could turn out to be a fiscal game changer. That is not true of Eduardo Cunha, the former Speaker of the lower house of congress. He accepted the petition, she plausibly claims, as an act of vengeance because she refused to help him evade expulsion over corruption allegations.

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El presidente de la CE propone duplicar inversiones para el 2022

La Unión Europea debe unirse y superar sus fricciones internas para seguir siendo relevante en un momento en el que cada vez más gente cuestiona su relevancia ante diversas crisis fundamentales, afirmó el miércoles el jefe del órgano ejecutivo del bloque.

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Delhi govt starts process to declare chikungunya unsafe disease

Earlier in the day, Nadda met Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain to discuss the situation and assured all support to the city government, while asserting that no patient is being turned away without treatment and there is no shortage of doctors and drugs.

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United Kingdom approves nuclear plant deal

In response to security concerns over Chinese involvement in Britain's nuclear industry, the government also said it will in the future take a special share in all foreign investments in "critical" United Kingdom infrastructure, including future nuclear plants.

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Lions put up big numbers in first game post-Megatron

Matthew Stafford , aided by a nice run-pass blend, staked the Lions to a 21-3 lead midway through the second quarter. Both were in full view over the course of the Colts' 39-35 home-field loss to Detroit on Sunday. "Just more commitment, more commitment to the running game", Abdullah said. As for the Colts defense, there might not be an easy fix on the horizon.

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Duterte ordered killings, attacks, says hitman

However, as the Inquirer pointed out, while it is only fair that Duterte be presumed innocent until guilt is proven, the same courtesy had not been extended to the thousands of drug suspects killed so far in the president's bloody war on drugs.

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Owen Smith accuses Momentum of using Labour as 'host body'

Other MPs named included Ian Austin, Jamie Reed, Tom Blenkinsop, Ben Bradshaw, Frank Field, Anna Turley, Karl Turner, and Stephen Kinnock. Asked whether he was planning to sue Mr Corbyn, he replied: "Yes, and it would be the leader, not the party, because this has been issued apparently by someone in his campaign team".

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Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant

Assange denies the allegations. After years of delays, Mr. Assange is due to be questioned over the rape allegation on October 17 at the Ecuadorean embassy in London following a deal announced by Sweden and Ecuador earlier this week.

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Trump Seeks Return to 4 Percent Economic Growth

Trump's projections are based on rosy forecasts of the job gains that would result from tax cuts and reduced regulation. "Under my plan, no American company will pay more than 15 percent of their business income in taxes", he said. Jobs have already been growing at that rate. Donald Trump's son who you may know from the new poster for The Purge 4, has a cute new reason why the presidential nominee can't release his tax returns.

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Great Britain trail in Davis Cup semi-final

The pair played in last month's Olympic final when there was little between them, Murray eventually prevailing in four hard-fought sets after four hours on court in Rio. "Yeah we've had a lot of good days but I guess at some point, especially where we are now in the World Group playing great teams like Argentina, some days are just going to be like that".

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How Clinton Foundation will change if Clinton wins White House

Former President Bill Clinton inadvertently admitted the family's nonprofit, The Clinton Foundation, is involved in politics during an appearance on "The Daily Show " Thursday. "People get it all the time ". We will, as we do on our tax return, disclose the money that we raise, the tax-the IRS tells you actually not to connect the donation with the person's name, " Shalala said.

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United States and Israel ink $38 billion military aid deal

Ahead of the signing ceremony, leader of the Kulanu party and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon praised the agreement: "Israeli civilians must be grateful to the American government for the largest ever military assistance deal signed between Israel and its most important ally, the United States", said Kahlon.

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Israeli Statesman, Shimon Peres, 'Critical But Stable' After Stroke

Valdan, who is married to Peres' daughter, has said he does not believe that his life is in imminent danger but called it a hard time for the family. "We are keeping him sedated to prevent him from getting excited by his surroundings". There have been statements of concern from across the political spectrum as well as from the United Nations special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Nickolay Mladenov, who called Peres "a patriarch of peace and progress".

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Trump vows to slash taxes and stimulate growth in the US

Mr. Trump's rhetoric is often grim, but in NY maybe for the first time he talked more about solutions than problems. "It used to be cars were made in Flint, and you couldn't drink the water in Mexico", said Trump . He also proposed simplifying the US tax code for individuals, reducing the current seven tax brackets to three: 12 percent, 25 percent and 33 percent of income after deductions.

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China says wants to "dispel interference" in S.China Sea

The East Asia Summit (EAS) was held in Laos, with the leaders of 18 nations, including Japan, the United States and China, in attendance, as well as the member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). If China did build an island at the shoal, it could lead to a military outpost just 230km from the main Philippine island, where U.S. forces are stationed.

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Turkey: vehicle bomb in Van, at least 27 wounded, 2 critical

In a televised message , Erdogan said it's necessary to "render it [terrorists] unable to carry out activities in Turkey". Daesh is the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group. A 10-day truce is set to start in Syria on Monday, according to an agreement announced early Saturday by the United States and Russian Federation. The explosion struck the AK building in a central district in Van on Monday.

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Key Jeremy Corbyn ally 'furious' over MP 'trolling' list

The list also includes Jess Phillips, who is alleged to have told Mr Corbyn's ally Diane Abbott to "f*** off", John Woodcock for describing the party leader as a "f****** disaster" and Tristram Hunt for saying Labour is "in the s***".

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Russian Federation says U.S. refuses to share Syria truce deal with United Nations council

The United States and Russian Federation will brief United Nations Security Council members behind closed doors on Friday, diplomats said, on the deal the pair agreed to try and put Syria's peace process back on track. The ceasefire, which began on Monday, expires in 72 hours but both Russian Federation and the United States say they hope all sides can extend it beyond the first week.

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Independence Party has a new leader

Making his valedictory address at the UKIP annual conference in the southern English resort of Bournemouth, Mr Farage said his party had "changed the centre of gravity" of British politics. But she would go on to play a prominent role in UKIP's election campaign. Nigel Farage kept the party together through sheer force of personality and bloody single-mindedness.

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EU Wants Free WI-FI For All By 2020

Jean-Claude Juncker said the Brexit vote showed "something was wrong in Britain", as well as with the European project. The French President Francois Hollande said the summit, being held in the Slovakian capital, demonstrated the European Union could move forward after the Brexit vote.

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Networks air 20-minute Trump 'commercial' before statement

Friday marked the first time he said in no uncertain terms Obama was US born, but he left without taking questions and did not explain how or when he'd come to that conclusion. But never one to let a controversy go without fanning its flames, Trump accused his Democratic rival in the November 8 election, Hillary Clinton, of beginning the so-called birther movement in her failed 2008 presidential campaign against Obama, a claim that does not stand up to scrutiny.

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Snubbed by Hurriyats, govt seeks to cut security for separatists, withdraw passports

He said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti invited separatists for talks to end the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, but they refused to budge. Visibly disappointed over the opposition leaders' attempt to cut ice with separatist leaders, the Home Minister said he tweeted before arriving in Srinagar that "we are ready to talk to anyone who wants peace and normalcy in Kashmir ".

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Watch Jimmy Fallon Mess Up Donald Trump's Hair

Jimmy's look of glee as he rubbed the ginger cloud of hair into oblivion was too much for some anti-Trump voters, who were horrified the Republican had been humanised in such a way. At one point, Fallon gave Donald Trump a presidential "job interview" as part of a wide-ranging interview on Thursday night , during which he discovered Trump's back-up plan should he lose to Democrat Hillary Clinton in November.

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France probes suspected Jihadist women in terror plot

Another source said that the teen was in contact with a known Islamic extremist, Rashid Kassim. Kassim has regularly appeared in IS propaganda videos calling for attacks on French targets. She was found in another Paris suburb. Three women were arrested last week in connection with the Paris incident. Police sources believe the three were planning another attack.

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Greg Roman out as Bills Offensive Coordinator

Ryan Fitzpatrick , who quarterbacked the Bills from 2009 through 2012, finally solved a Rex Ryan-coached defense by throwing for 374 yards and one touchdown as the Jets got some revenge on the Bills for the 22-17 loss that knocked them out of the playoffs on January 3.


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