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Philippines' Duterte needs six more months for his war on drugs

He said he and others were waiting to ambush de Lima but she did not go to a part of a hilly area - a suspected mass grave - where they were waiting to open fire. He also said Duterte's anti-narcotics crusade had cut the supply of drugs by 80-90 percent and police were "removing the fear of crime and violence in the hearts of our countrymen".

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US Syrian Policy Continues to Support ISIS

It said the plane came down in the Jabal Therdeh area which overlooks the government's Deir Ezzor military airport. The US apologized to Syria for the " unintentional loss of life" that was the result of a coalition-led airstrike on Deir-al-Zour, according to a senior level official in the US government yesterday evening (Saturday).

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Luckily, he kept much of his trade nonsense to a minimum, and instead offered a stirring, largely Reaganesque vision of America's economic future where he would cut taxes ($4.4 trillion of them) and simplify the tax code (from seven to just three brackets).

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Iron Dome intercepts rocket from Syria

The IDF considers the Syrian regime responsible for every action on its territory and will not suffer any attempt to hurt the sovereignty of the State of Israel and its residents safety, the army stated. The apparently errant projectile was intercepted and destroyed with no harm to civilians or property. "No injuries have been reported", a military statement said.

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Pak a terrorist state, should be isolated, says Rajnath

Meanwhile, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti too condemned the attack and said it aimed at triggering fresh violence and creating a war-like situation in the region. He postponed his visits to Russian Federation and the US. Uri , a town west of Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city of Srinagar , houses the Indian army's brigade headquarters in the region along the de facto border.

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Russia calls urgent UNSC meeting amid airstrikes on Syrian army

Beirut , Washington- Dozens of regime forces soldiers were killed in the US -led coalition airstrikes that struck Syrian military bases in Deir el-Zour. In December, Damascus accused USA coalition warplanes of striking an army camp near Dayr az-Zawr but Washington said it was done by Russian jets. The Russian ministry of defense said in a statement earlier that "In case the airstrike is caused by faulty target coordinates, it is a direct outcome of the American side's stubborn reluctance ...

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Amman denounces shooting of Jordanian attacker in Jerusalem

The man was shot and killed after officers saw him advancing with a knife drawn, police said. The Palestinian health ministry identified the dead suspect as Firas Khadour. Israel blames the violence on a campaign of incitement by Palestinian political and religious leaders compounded on social media sites that glorify attackers as heroes and encourage more attacks .

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FBI investigating attack at Minnesota mall

Authorities called the blast intentional but said there was no evidence of an global terror connection. He said he had seen her through the glass doors at one point so he knew she was safe. Eight people were injured when the suspect, who was reportedly dressed like a security guard, began his attacks. There were also reports of some shots fired during the attack.

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UN Security Council to meet Saturday on Syria: diplomats

The U.S. strike marked the first U.S. -led attack on Syrian army positions since the coalition started its operations in Syria in late 2014. The U.S. The United Nations Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting for Saturday night at Russia's request to discuss the airstrike. The strike comes less than a week into a fragile ceasefire aimed at stopping the bloodshed in Syria's five-year civil war, as Russian Federation accused what it termed "moderate rebels" of causing the ...

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Syrian death toll rises to 90 in US-led raid

Syria and its ally Russian Federation have condemned the strike, saying it killed dozens of Syrian troops and allowed the extremists to briefly advance on army positions. "The actions of coalition pilots - if they, as we hope, were not taken on an order from Washington - are on the boundary between criminal negligence and connivance with Islamic State terrorists", the ministry said.

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Mayor de Blasio: Chelsea explosion was 'intentional', no connection to terrorism

New York City police and firefighters stand near the site of an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York , U.S. September 17, 2016. "Then we could smell smoke". Among the injured were David Martinez and Brenda Abero, who spoke to CNN after they were discharged from New York's Bellevue Hospital.

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Ford Small Car Production Moving To Mexico

The 113-year-old company this year has unveiled a flurry of partnerships and investments, reminiscent of the company's frenzy 15 years ago during the dot-com bubble to develop new ventures and acquire luxury brands. Investment in Mexico totaled just under $26 billion during the same period. Ford's decision to shift small vehicle production to Mexico comes as sales of cars have declined as SUVs and crossovers have grown in popularity.

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Man stabs 8 at Minnesota mall before cop kills him

One of the stabbing victims was "just drenched" in blood, according to College of St. Benedict freshman Jenna Remmele, who was in the mall with her friends Sydney Weires and Maggie Gelke, according to the St. The stabbings occurred in multiple locations inside the mall, including in the common area and several stores. "We're not going to let them win", Cuomo said at the scene.

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British Cycling condemns Fancy Bears hack

Athletes are allowed to take substances on the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list without fear of punishment if they have certain health conditions. Andy Parkinson, British Rowing's chief executive, said: "Our anti-doping processes and procedures are robust and are compliant with Ukad and Wada rules".

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'Palestinian' shot after stabbing Israeli soldier: army

The killings at the weekend ended three weeks of relative calm and came as United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon warned that a two-state solution was "further than ever" from becoming reality. "We call on the global community to engage rapidly and effectively before it is too late". Others were shot dead during protests and clashes. The Palestinians, as well as Israeli and worldwide rights groups, say Israel has at times used excessive force to subdue attackers.

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Army says Uri attackers were Jaish terrorists

After the fighting died down, soldiers continued to comb the camp for other militants who may be hiding as well as explosives they may have planted, the officials said. "Prayers for their families as also for the injured", Omar wrote on Twitter . Criticising the human rights activists "who try to ignore the killing of soldiers by terrorists", the Minister said an Indian soldier is as much entitled to human rights as anybody else.

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Man Arrested In Burning Orlando Shooter's Mosque

A 32-year-old man has been arrested and is facing a charge of arson and hate crime in a fire that heavily damaged a mosque in Florida, according to USA authorities. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida, with CAIR-Florida and the Muslim community,"spokesman Wilfredo Ruiz says in a statement ". His father is among roughly 100 people who regularly attend the mosque.

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J&K Deputy CM blames Pakistan for terror attack

He said that while Indian media and politicians have every right to mourn the death of 17 army men in Uri , "they need not to forget that these army men lost their lives while fighting to their rivals who were equally armed". Indian security forces clear road blockades following clashes with Kashmiri protestors in Srinagar on August 29, 2016. India claims Pakistan has been supporting a violent secessionist movement in Kashmir.

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World Cup of Hockey set to kick off in Toronto

But it was emblematic of the baffling decision-making that has gone into this American team . The World Cup of Hockey begins tonight. To beat Canada . They tried to introduce themselves to this tournament in the instantly infamous exhibition games, where they went after the big bad Canadians like Kamikaze pilots: borderline hits, after the whistle stuff.

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Russia says US refuses to share Syria truce deal with UN council

Central Command said Syria is a complex situation, with a variety of military forces and militias in close proximity, and that coalition forces would not intentionally strike a known Syrian military unit. The United States "regrets" the death of Syrian troops, a senior U.S. administration official said. They called for Washington to use their influence over the opposition fighters to get them to abide by the ceasefire.

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IS militants kill two Turkish soldiers in northern Syria

Economic ties between Turkey and Russian Federation were also discussed, including energy sector cooperation, the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and Turkish Stream projects, as well as the re-launch of charter flights between the two countries.

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Syrian warplane downed during operation against Islamic State: Army

The Pentagon said coalition aircraft conducted an airstrike south of Deir ez-Zour that was " halted immediately" after Russian Federation informed the US -led coalition "that it was possible the personnel and vehicles targeted were part of the Syrian military".

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US, Russia trade accusations as Syrian ceasefire falters

Russian Federation wants the truce deal agreed with the USA to be endorsed in a resolution by the UN Security Council when it meets next week. There have been reports of scattered violence, and the peace deal appeared to be under increasing strain as aid delivery continues to be delayed.

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Giant pandas no longer on 'endangered' list

The statement also pointed out that pandas in some regions are still facing a survival crisis. Climate change may pose the most dire threat to their livelihood, as it could destroy some 35 percent of their bamboo forest habitat in years to come.

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Russia: US-led coalition strike killed 62 Syrian troops at base

Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said the airstrike took place in a military base near the airport in eastern Syria and was carried out by two F-16s and two A-10s. Both sides have alleged dozens of violations of the ceasefire agreement, and aid convoys have been unable to enter rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo - a key opposition demand.

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US Military: We Meant to Attack Islamic State, Not Syrian Army

Samantha Power , US Ambassador to the UN, lashed out at Russian Federation for requesting an emergency UN Security Council meeting Saturday night, calling the request a " stunt ". EDT (1500 GMT) and lasted about half an hour. A military source said that the Syrian Army retook control over a military airport near the city. Russia's Defence Ministry said if the coalition bombing was a mistake, it was evidence of Washington's "stubborn refusal" to co-ordinate its actions with Russia's ...

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Seattle coaches join high school team in kneeling for anthem

This is student driven". "If we could start addressing the issues and finding solutions to the issues, we won't have to kneel". "The whole objective of this, Kaepernick said and we have said several times, that this isn't about disrespecting our troops", said Thomas.

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Syria aid stuck at border as diplomatic tensions grow

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Director Rami Abdulrahman said each side wanted the withdrawal from the Castello Road to happen simultaneously. All forces were supposed to withdraw and admit United Nations aid trucks as part of a US-Russian ceasefire deal in force since Monday.

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Casilla blows another save in Giants' 3-2 loss to Cardinals

Moore allowed 10 base runners, striking out four, but only two Cardinals crossed home. Six Giants batters into the game, Cardinals rookie Luke Weaver owned four strikeouts and a double-play grounder. "It's (Casilla's) tough luck there on that groundball. It was insane when I came here and players know who I am". "It just got through". "It stinks", Samardzija assured of the outcome.

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Syrian military says U.S. struck its base surrounded by ISIS

Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook made the remark in a news briefing shortly after a Russian general said the Syrian army had begun a staged withdrawal of troops and vehicles from the road. The troops were surrounded by Isis fighters, and the strikes "paved the way for Isis terrorists to attack" a nearby hilltop, Syria's military said in a statement reported by the state-run news agency.

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Vice Reporter Arrested Outside Trump Rally In Houston

The reporter, Alex Thompson , was charged with trespassing and was being held in Houston central jail. This is not the first time a reporter has been detained at or near a Trump event. Trump has treated the press with disdain throughout the election season, but the past few days have been particularly fractious. Patch has reached out to the Trump campaign for comment.

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Russia pushes for UN Security Council backing of Syria deal

The ceasefire deal calls for a halt to the violence between the Syrian regime and rebel forces, but it does not cover militant groups considered terrorists, such as ISIS and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al Nusra Front. USA officials said Carter hasn't done that yet, and he likely won't until the required cease-fire and humanitarian aid conditions are met for the seven days.

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Pakistan, India set up hotline contact after Uri attack

The senior Army officer, in charge of the force's operations, asserted that the Indian Army remains prepared to thwart any nefarious designs and any evil designs of the adversary shall be given a befitting reply. Afterward, military helicopters hovered over the base as the army conducted what it described as "mopping up" operations. The last major attack on an Indian military installation was in January, when six gunmen entered an air force base in the town of Pathankot in the state of Punjab.

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IS claims responsibility for Minnesota attack

An off-duty police officer shot and killed him. Witnesses say the explosion at about 8:30 p.m. blew out the windows of businesses and scattered debris in the area. And although he did not release the name of the knifeman, St Cloud police chief Blair Anderson chief said the attacker was known to local officers following three previous encounters for minor traffic violations.

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Australia says it will cooperate with Syria review

The Syrian Foreign Ministry called the USA -led coalition airstrikes a "dangerous and blatant aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic and its army". The cease-fire, which does not apply to attacks on IS, already has been the subject of disputes between Moscow and Washington, with each accusing the other of failing to fully implement it.


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