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U.S. signs $38-billion defence aid agreement with Israel

Israel is the largest recipient of American military aid in the world, and the MOU is the largest military aid package the USA has ever given. Rice said it is a reminder of the US' unshakeable commitment to Israel's security. There has been strong speculation that Obama might lay down terms of a peaceful resolution between Israel and Palestine with the involvement of United Nations Security Council after the U.S.

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Global Fund collects almost $13 billion for AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis

But even some of the best performing worldwide aid institutions can improve and deliver better value for taxpayers and those in need. Several low- and middle-income countries that are significantly increasing their investments in health also pledged contributions to the Global Fund , to benefit the broader work to end the epidemics globally, including Kenya's pledge of US$5 million.

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Buckeyes face first true test of 2016 season

They have not shown any signs of slowing down. Ohio State's game last week against Tulsa was delayed at halftime for about 90 minutes because of weather. 18 Notre Dame will host No. 12 Michigan State in the fourth AP top 25 ranked v ranked head-to-head battles. The Sooners rebounded with a resounding 59-17 win over a weak Louisiana Monroe squad, as quarterback and one-time Heisman Trophy candidate Baker Mayfield threw for 244 yards and 3 touchdowns.

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Drug war is now 'gov't vs gov't' battle, says Duterte

He said that with the huge number of people, including government officials, who are involved in the crime, "even if I wanted to, I can not kill them all". Duterte has dismissed criticism of his war on drugs, including allegations made by rights groups at home and overseas of extrajudicial killings. Duterte's killing campaign has drawn global scorn from other leaders and from the United Nations.

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US condemns attack on Kashmir army camp

The terrorists could also escape to other parts of the nation to carry out a terror 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.

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Details about West Philadelphia shooter, Nicholas Glenn, and his deadly spree

Miller was shot during a gun battle with 25 year old Nicholas Glenn, the career criminal who authorities say ambushed Philadelphia Police Sergeant Sylvia Young as the 19 year veteran sat in her patrol vehicle Friday night. He later shot into a vehicle, striking a man and a woman. The wild chase and shootout through the streets of Philadelphia began about 11:20 p.m.

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Corbyn's seat at risk under plans to cull MPs

Speaking on Premier's News Hour Daniel May-Miller from Christians on the Left said: "It undermines relationships and it undermines trust, and well, what does it say in Matthew?" For example, a Labour member was apparently banned for the victimless message of "I f*cking love the Foo Fighters".

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India labels Pakistan 'terrorist state' after soldiers slain in Kashmir

On Sunday, Mr. Zakaria, of Pakistan'sForeign Ministry, said India's statements holding Islamabad responsible for the latest attack was an "attempt to deflect world attention from what is happening right now in Indian-occupied Kashmir". Speaking to ANI , BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi condemned the Uri terror attack and said "Today's incident of Uri is very unfortunate and painful".

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US and Russia Agree on New Ceasefire Plan in Syria

Turkey, which invaded Syria just two weeks ago, has also signed on. The High Negotiations Committee, an opposition umbrella coalition, welcomed the agreement but called on Russian Federation to pressure al-Assad's regime to comply with the deal.

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Merkel's Party Faces Losses in State Vote in German Capital

The vote means the AfD has now won opposition seats in 10 of Germany's 16 states ahead of national elections next year. Meanwhile, the liberal FDP gained 6.7 percent of the vote, breaking the 5 percent threshold to join the assembly. SPD federal leader Sigmar Gabriel said the most important signal was that the German capital would remain a city of social inclusion and that the "vast majority were not receptive to far-right rallying cries".

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Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo's Shoulder Injury Could Rule Him Out 6 Weeks

The New England Patriots lead 14-0 over the Dolphins with 4:31 in the first. New England entered the game with intentions of passing the ball early and often. The Patriots held on to beat the Dolphins 31-24. In the last play of the game, Tannehill went for the tie with a pass to Parker in the end zone, but Duron Harmon snuck his hands in front of Parker's, picking up the interception and security the win as time ran down.

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Syrian truce receives new blows with deadly air strikes

The Syrian army has been fighting off an Islamic State (IS) group offensive around the key Deir Ezzor airbase since past year. These are the first raids since a ceasefire began last Monday. Pressure is increasing between the United States and Russian Federation, and a tenuous week-old ceasefire in Syria is under renewed threat , over what were understood to be four U.S-led airstrikes around the Deir ez-Zor military airport in Syria's east.

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Samsung America president issues apology for Galaxy Note 7 debacle

Besides, he also wants to highlights some "facts" about the Note 7 fiasco. The CPSC is urging people to either get a replacement phone or a refund. According to a Thursday video message from Samsung Electronics America President and COO Tim Baxter, said around 13 percent of the impacted devices have already been exchanged in the United States.

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Apparent New York City explosion injures 25, FDNY says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said then that it was "too early to determine specifically what the incident was caused by" and that the investigation was still underway. Governor Christie made an appearance on CNN on Sunday morning calling the attacks a form of terrorism. He promised the security presence would be "bigger than ever" for the United Nations General Assembly.

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Russia blames US for intensified conflicts in Syria

The Local Coordination Committees, another monitoring group, says Sunday's air raids targeted three neighborhoods in eastern Aleppo. The U.S. and Russian Federation have said that if it holds for seven days, it should be followed by the establishment of a Joint Implementation Center for both countries to coordinate the identification of targets against Islamic State and al-Qaida-linked militants.

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Those responsible for Uri attack will be punished: PM

Two of their three wars since independence from Britain have been fought over the region. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the attack and tweeted, "I assure the nation that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished".

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Feds test bomb remnants of NY blast that injured 29

A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that an explosion in the C. Hillary Clinton on Sunday condemned what she described as "apparent terrorist attacks" in Minnesota, New Jersey and NY. "People didn't know what was going on, and that's what was scary", said Anthony Zayas, an actor who was in the Chelsea neighborhood Saturday night when the bomb went off.

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Australia expresses regret for Syria airstrike

Moscow laid the blame squarely on the opposition after activists reported the strikes Sunday, the first since the weeklong cease-fire went into effect. The US military said the coalition stopped the attacks against what it had believed to be Islamic State positions in northeast Syria after Russian Federation informed it that Syrian military personnel and vehicles may have been hit.

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5 people in custody in connection with NY Bombing

New York Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill said no individual or group has claimed responsibility, but officials said in a press conference Sunday that the investigation is ongoing. We know is a very serious incident but we have a lot more work to do to be able to say what kind of motivation was behind this. "All possible theories of what's happened here and how it connects will be looked at but we have no specific evidence at this point in time".

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Sonia Gandhi: Uri attack a deplorable affront on national conscience

India's official broadcaster - All India Radio (AIR) said at least 20 troopers were injured in the attack, some of them critically, and they were airlifted to Srinagar for advanced treatment. Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the two gained independence from British rule in 1947. Tens of thousands of people, mostly civilians, have died in the fighting.

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Reality of grammar schools and disadvantaged pupils in 2 graphs

Sam Freedman, executive director of education charity Teach First, said: " Even with quotas, by their nature grammar schools will only ever support a small proportion of children and not those who would benefit most from a good education.

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UK Foreign Secretary Condemns Attack on India Military Base in Kashmir

The Army Brigade camp in Uri which came under attack on Sunday. Last week, four militants were killed in fighting after police and soldiers intercepted them before they attacked a military base in Poonch town, close to the Line of Control.

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Philippines: Abu Sayyaf frees three Indonesian hostages

Kjartan Sekkingstad was retrieved from the southwestern city of Jolo by Secretary Jesus Dureza, an advisor who works as a liaison with Muslim and communist insurgents on the peace process. The Abu Sayyaf freed Sekkingstad on Saturday, handing him over to another Muslim rebel group which is engaged in peace talks with the government and at whose camp he spent the night.

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US investigators search for links in trio of weekend attacks

Trump, who described the blast in NY a bombing more than 12 hours before officials or police, tweeted his "best wishes and condolences to all of the families and victims of the terrible bombing". The officials said a cellphone was used in both the NY and the New Jersey cases. Police confirmed that the assailant asked some victims whether they were Muslim before attacking them and made " references to Allah ".

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Clinton security should be disarmed, says Trump

It'll be very unsafe", the New York Times quoted the Manhattan billionaire as saying. Secret Service agents protect both Trump and Clinton as presidential nominees. Trump at the time denied the comments were an incitement to violence, saying he was encouraging guns rights activists to take to the ballot box and vote for him.

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Duterte seeks 6-mTh extension to drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte called on the military on Saturday to pick up the war on drugs , after the top cop admitted that the Philippine National Police could not lick the drug menace in six months. He won the May 9 election on an ambitious promise to end corruption and crime, especially illegal drugs, in three to six months. Since his ascension to office, more than 3,000 drug suspects have been killed, some at the hands of Philippine forces and many others by vigilante groups.

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U.S. lawmakers seek compromise on Zika virus funding

There is no vaccine or treatment for Zika. In response to the blocked Zika bill, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said, "If we don't get new money, we won't be able to do things at a pace that is necessary and appropriate to the urgency of this threat".

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Philadelphia Police Officer Shot in Shooting Rampage

The shooter is now dead, after he was killed during a shootout with police. Police Commissioner Richard Ross identified the gunman in the Friday overnight rampage as Nicholas Glenn, 25, who was "well-known" to police and has a criminal record.

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Two defeats in 2 weeks for Angela Merkel

The latest Berlin poll by Forschungsgruppe Wahlen for the ZDF public broadcaster put the CDU at 18 percent, down 5 percentage points from the last election in 2011 and far behind the SPD's projected 23 percent. But Dr Merkel has rejected such a limit. " Berlin was the real loser tonight", said General Secretary of the center-right CDU, Peter Tauber, whose party achieved its lowest post-WW II result, to a somber audience across town.

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Hitman alleges Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte killed a justice department official

Speaking during a senate hearing investigating the Philippine president's anti-crime crackdown, Edgar Matobato said he heard Duterte, as mayor of Davao city in the early 1990s, give instructions to carry out extrajudicial killings . "They are mere hearsay". Duterte initially seemed to urge the killers on, but has more recently tried to distance himself from extra-judicial killings and summary executions.

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FSU down, Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes up in AP Top 25

He has run for more than 100 yards and passed for greater than 200 in all three contests in 2016. The defense chipped in with five sacks. On a day that honored late heavyweight champion and hometown hero Muhammad Ali, Louisville (3-0, 2-0 ACC ) topped 60 points for the third straight game.

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Syrian army regains areas lost to Islamic State after US-led airstrike

Syria's fragile cease-fire started to unravel on Sunday with the first aerial attacks on rebel-held neighborhoods of Aleppo and a southern village that killed at least eight people, violations that came as tensions between the American and Russian brokers of the deal worsened following a deadly USA strike on Syrian government forces.

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Abu Sayyaf frees 3 Indonesian captives

Abu Sayyaf, which specializes in kidnapping foreigners and demanding ransoms, has been accused of carrying out a number of deadly attacks across the Philippines. According to Tan, the release of the Indonesian hostages was an offshoot of ongoing military operations to sustain pressure against the Abu Sayyaf, as directed by the President.

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Air strikes intensify ahead of Syrian truce

The U.S. and Russian Federation earlier hailed the deal to put Syria's peace process back on track, including a nationwide truce from sundown on Monday, improved humanitarian aid access and joint military targeting of banned Islamist groups.

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Another Country Has Hit The 1 Million Refugee Mark

UNHCR spokesperson Leo Dobbs told reporters in Geneva on Friday that South Sudan , with this milestone, joins Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as countries which have produced more than a million refugees. According to the UNHCR, "Uganda is hosting the lion's share of South Sudanese refugees, with 373,626, more than a third of them arriving since early July".


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