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Navy's Zumwalt leaving Bath Iron Works this week

It's the largest and most expensive destroyer built for the Navy, with a price tag of more than $4.4 billion. Officials say, the system generates an estimated 78 megawatts of power - nearly the same as what a nuclear aircraft carrier generates.

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Blast rocks crowded night market, 14 dead

Philippine police have taken into custody a man who may be involved in Sept 2 night's blast that killed 14 people and injured almost 70 others in the southern city of Davao . "We believe the improvised explosive device exploded when the person left", he said, adding that the two women had been following the man. "I assure everybody that we will do everything to prevent another incident here", the mayor said.

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Suspected militants attack Indian army base in Kashmir

More than 20 soldiers were injured, according to the army. The attack comes almost two years after terrorists had carried out a similar attack at Mohra in the same area. Singh, the home minister, chaired a crisis meeting in New Delhi and cancelled trips to Russian Federation and the United States. "There are definite and conclusive indications that the perpetrators of Uri attack were highly trained, heavily armed and specially equipped", Singh said in a series of strongly-worded tweets ...

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NY explosion leaves dozens injured

But he was quick to note that "there was no evidence at this point of a terror connection". Pictures of the second device show a pressure cooker attached to a wire and a mobile phone. The law enforcement official also said that the explosion appears to have come from a construction toolbox in front of a building. City authorities initially said 25 people had been injured by later updated that to 29 victims, one of whom was serious.

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Donald Trump surprises Dr. Oz with results of recent physical

The candidate went over the letter on the show, which is set to air on Thursday. In the press release with Trump's medical results, his campaign took a veiled shot at Clinton, noting the Republican was healthy enough to campaign "uninterrupted".

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Grammar school debate 'is distracting' from real issues

And in 1998 the Labour government banned any new selective schools from being established. A year ago I called this an unwelcome distraction from the real business of improving educational attainment for children from low income backgrounds across the country.

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Iheanancho scores, City set record with Bournemouth rout

That play set the tone for the remainder of the first half, with City in complete control of possession and creating risky chances. "He understands the game, is physical, strong and helps us out defensively". The only blotch for City came in the closing moments as Smith caught Nolito and the Spaniard angrily pushed his head towards him. Guardiola's side made it eight wins on the bounce with a 4-0 trouncing of the Cherries and you could see why they are such a potent force to win the ...

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Uri attack: India will thwart evil designs of terrorists, backers, says Prez

The ongoing central committee meet of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Sunday condemned the terror attack at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, in which several army jawans lost their lives. "Those behind this terror incident would be brought to justice". Pakistan and India have been engaged in a back-and-forth over Kashmir since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in IHK sparked violent protests against Indian rule despite the imposition of multiple curfews in the region, ...

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Controversy on the campaign trail: Donald Trump talks gun control

Let's see what happens to her. Take their guns away, okay? "It will be very risky". Mr Trump toyed with the media , flagging a "major statement" at a morning press conference in the "Presidential Ballroom" of his new Washington hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue, four blocks from the house he hopes to make his home for the next four years in the November 8th election.

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Hillary Clinton returns to tightening White House race

This story has been corrected to delete a reference to Clinton releasing additional health information; it was based on an interview recorded with her before she released a new letter from her doctor with updated health information on Wednesday.

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Democrats Blast Trump for "Suggesting Supporters Kill Hillary Clinton"

Take their guns away, OK? It will be very unsafe". On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama made her first campaign appearance of 2016, trying to convince her and her husband's supporters at a Virginia rally that Clinton is also worthy of their votes.

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New York explosion leaves dozens injured

Donald Trump spoke about the explosion at a rally in Colorado Springs. He continued, "But boy we are living in a time - we better get very tough, folks". Mayor de Blasio also commented that the Chelsea blast was not linked to the Jersey explosion. De Blasio said the explosión was a "very serious incident", and confirmed that "initial indications (showed) that this was an intentional act".

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Russian Federation claims USA air strikes hit Syrian troops

The US military said in its statement that Syria was a "complex situation" but that "coalition forces would not intentionally strike a known Syrian military unit". Insurgents say they only reluctantly accepted the initial deal, which they believe is skewed against them, because it could relieve the dire humanitarian situation in besieged areas they control, and blamed Russian Federation for undermining the truce.

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UNSC cancels meeting on Syrian ceasefire between US, Russia

The United States accused Russian Federation of grandstanding on Saturday by calling a U.N. Security Council meeting over USA -led coalition air strikes in Syria , as Russian Federation said the attacks killed dozens of Syrian soldiers and could endanger a truce deal between Moscow and Washington .

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A CM shouldn't be arrogant, Akhilesh needs more experience: Shivpal

The feud had spilled into the open after the Chief Minister stripped Shivpal of key ministerial portfolios on September 13, hours after he was replaced with Shivpal as the party's state unit chief by Mulayam. "If I had listened to Shivpal (Yadav, brother), we would have won 30-35 seats and I would have been the PM". Shivpal told reporters there was no problem in the party or the government.

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Odds of Rate Hike Plummet After Fed Governor Speech

And Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said that "challenging demographics, psychological scarring from the crisis, and lackluster technological innovation" may be adding to the slow economic recovery, suggesting that non-monetary solutions, like increasing government spending on infrastructure, improving the tax code and immigration reform may be the answer, which puts the onus on Congress to help overall US growth.

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29 injured in NY explosion

Police spokesman J. Peter Donald tweeted that the explosion happened about 8:30 p.m. on 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. But de Blasio says "there is no evidence at this point of a terror connection" and there is no "credible and specific threat" to New York City.

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Australian parliament gets bill to set up controversial gay marriage plebiscite

On Wednesday, Mr Turnbull introduced legislation for a February 11 plebiscite, insisting that while he was in favour of marriage equality he also wanted all Australians to have their say. In the lead-up to the vote scheduled for February, both sides - for and against same-sex marriage - will each be given about $5.6 million to publicize their perspectives.

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Coalition airstrike may have struck Syrian military, says Pentagon

The defence ministry in Russian Federation, which has been aiding Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the five-year civil war, said U.S. jets killed more than 62 Syrian soldiers in four strikes and a fierce battle had erupted near the airport.

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Man charged in Fort Pierce mosque arson denied bond

The case is being prosecuted as a hate crime under Florida law, and the suspect, Joseph Michael Schreiber, 32, faces at least 30 years in prison if convicted of committing Monday's arson attack, according to the St. Mateen professed allegiance to the Islamic State group. Schreiber, who has a lengthy criminal history, was appointed a public defender. The blaze was set on September 11, the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, which fell on the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Adha.

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Brexit victory fuels Scottish Independence

The prospect of leaving the European Union has disgruntled many Scots - including some of those who voted "no" to an independent Scotland two years ago because they feared independence would mean losing European Union membership. "But her [Nicola Sturgeon] own words are extremely nuanced, described the many different reasons why women do not have children, all of which, as she says, should be free of judgements and assumptions".

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Todd Bowles: Jets looking to change up how they use Darrelle Revis

FLORHAM PARK , N.J. (AP) - Todd Bowles is on to Buffalo. He was slipping through the Jets' defense left and right On one play, he had a wide open lane to get to the endzone but tripped out of bounds. I mean, I think he's a hell of a football player still. While both teams are still looking for their first win, NY appears to be in a much better position heading into Thursday's contest.

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Hillary Clinton's doctor says she's 'fit to serve'

A video showing her almost collapsing during the event soon went viral and led to her team admitting she had been diagnosed with pneumonia a couple days earlier. She plans to return to the campaign trail on Thursday. "So I think that the real questions need to be directed toward Donald Trump and his failure to even meet the most minimalistic standards that we expect of someone being the nominee of one of our two major parties", she said.

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United States has 'no right to lecture' China over N Korea

The UN has banned North Korea from nuclear development, but this has done little to stop dictator Kim Jong-un from continuing to develop the nation's nuclear program. China is North Korea's most influential ally and biggest trading partner. In a report published recently, Siegfried Hecker, a leading expert on Pyongyang's nuclear programme, who had even visited the country's main Yongbyon nuclear facility in 2010, revealed that in the recent past, the North has ramped up its uranium ...

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Explosion hits eastern Turkish city of Van

According to an emergency decree , the government can replace mayors and city council members who "have been actively engaged in acts of terrorism and openly providing support to terrorism", an Interior Ministry statement said. The Anadolu news agency quoted a statement by the governor's office that said 46 of the wounded were civilians, and the two others were police officers.

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Fresh row over Trump gun outburst

Yeah. Take their guns away. It was a spectacle that exemplified all the most extraordinary aspects of Trump's unorthodox candidacy: his ability to game the media , his embrace of conspiracy theories, and his pattern of repeating fallacies, even in the face of contradicting facts.

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China Warns Pro-Independence Protestors After Hong Kong Elections

Voters flocked to cast ballots in record numbers with some having to wait several hours after polls closed, leading to some delays in vote counting on Monday. Hong Kongers' growing frustration over China's authority. But most established pro-democracy politicians do not support the notion of independence and may lose seats to voters who now favor more radical new groups.

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29 hurt in Manhattan explosion; suspicious package probed

Earlier the New York Police Department held a press conference. At the same time, it was also reported that the explosion was triggered by an improvised explosive device (IED) found in a garbage bin. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak about an ongoing investigation. New surveillance video from the explosion in NY shows windows shattering as terrified people duck and run on the streets.

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Former President Shimon Peres stable after a quiet night

We will continue to mסnitor him and to take note of his condition. "We are keeping him sedated to prevent him from getting excited by his surroundings". "Sending much love back, from all of us, and especially from him". Speaking outside the hospital near Tel Aviv where Peres is being treated, Walden said the 93-year-old elder statesman was initially admitted to hospital on Tuesday as a precaution.

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Senator says Israel made a mistake by signing security deal

The yearlong wave of Palestinian assaults on Israeli civilians and security forces has killed 34 Israelis and two Americans - mostly in stabbings, shootings and vehicular attacks . There has been no immediate comment from Palestinian officials about Saturday's attack . "Israel is flagrantly employing a systematic and wilful policy of summary executions against the Palestinian people; such provocative acts are in direct violation of worldwide law and conventions", she said.

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Venezuela's crisis keeps non-aligned summit turnout low

Venezuela, now in the throes of an economic crisis, is host to the 17th NAM Summit, that is expected to bring together leaders from 120 developing countries that are its members. "There...is an attempt to recolonize the policy, the economy, the culture of our country...and for four years of my presidency we have suffered many attacks of this nature".

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Pujols hits 30th HR, Angels drop Toronto into wild-card tie

Toronto fell three games behind the first-place Boston Red Sox in the American League East while remaining tied with the Baltimore Orioles for the two wild-card berths, three clear of Detroit, Houston and Seattle.Left-hander Francisco Liriano took his second loss since coming to Toronto in a four-player trade from the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 1.

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Ryan Getzlaf scores in OT, Canada tops Russia 3-2

Ales Hemsky led Czech forwards in ice time after the first, and he ended up mid-pack with 17 minutes. They know what needs to be done to win. Price only returned to game action last week in exhibition play. "It'll be cool", Price told Postmedia, obviously feeling much more relaxed about commenting about the state of the arena rather than the state of Carey Price.

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Cauvery row: Supreme Court to hear plea on ongoing protests tomorrow

Farmers in Mandya, known as the rice bowl of Karnataka, and in Thanjavur (formerly Tanjore), the river belt region again labelled as the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu, have been at loggerheads over the river water. "After all, the two states had built with a lot of hard work image of progressive areas, which should not be compromised at any cost". Many schools in Bangalore were closed Monday.

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Govt open to discuss plebiscite with Labor

While Senator Brandis conceded the plebiscite was "constitutionally unorthodox" and "outliers" on both sides of the argument would not engage in civil debate, he said that was not reason enough not to have the debate. Senator Brandis would not say what aspects of the plebiscite the government was prepared to budge on. The government wants the plebiscite to be held on February 11, 2017 and has budgeted $170 million for the exercise, with $7.5 million allocated to the "Yes" and "No" ...


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