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Early results: Russian ruling party winning vote

Despite the authorities pledging to crack down on vote-rigging, observers and opposition candidates from around the country posted claims of possible violations including "cruise-voting" - where people are bussed to vote at multiple polling stations - and ballot stuffing.

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Wall St. falls; risk of Deutsche Bank fine hits banks

Recently-installed Deutsche Bank chief executive John Cryan has set an ambitious target of resolving the lender's biggest legal worries by the end of 2016, including the U.S. Deutsche Bank gladly told shareholders in July that it planned to close its biggest pending legal cases this year, including one for its sales of residential mortgage-backed securities in the U.S.

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High Alert In Bihar's Siwan Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing On Shahabuddin

The SC is to hear today two petitions challenging the bail granted to Shahabuddin from the Patna High Court. Terming Shahabuddin as a "class-A history sheeter who can not be reformed", the lawyer said that High Court should not have granted bail to the leader.

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Playwright Edward Albee Dies at 88

He "died Friday at his home on Long Island", the AP reports . No cause of death was immediately given, although he had suffered from diabetes. It was after that play that Albee began drawing comparisons to the likes of August Wilson, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams.

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Kiren Rijiju Confirms Evidence Linking Uri Attack To Pakistan

In an official statement, the Governor observed that in the background of the Poonch and Uri attacks, it is of crucial importance to enhance surveillance on the security of all vital civil and military establishments in J&K. "We salute the supreme sacrifice made by our courageous soldiers following the highest traditions of Indian Army". The Raj Bhavan spokesperson informed that after the militant arrack, Governor N.N.

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Bullying row involving region's MPs after 'hit list' released

A complaint by an unnamed MP to the party's chief whip and general secretary said the action amounted to "harassment and bullying by the leader of the parliamentary party" and warned it was "not acceptable for Labour MPs to be deliberately victimised by the leader of our party in this way".

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Putin's party dominates at Russian Federation parliament vote

The Central Election Commission said it won almost 50 percent in Sunday's vote for seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament. The three other parties that had seats in the previous State Duma also won seats in the new assembly - the Communists, the nationalist Liberal Democrats and A Just Russia .

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North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test: Seoul

On Sunday, one South Korean military source told the Yonhap news agency that Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, could be annihilated if it showed any signs of mounting a nuclear attack. He also suggested the United States may launch its own sanctions. The U.N. Security Council is working on a response to Friday's test that may include "further significant measures" following sanctions against North Korea that were strengthened earlier this year, after Pyongyang's January nuclear test and ...

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Israeli forces killed three Arabs

According the Palestinian report, the wounded woman is also the sister of another young Palestinian who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers at the same junction in June during a similar attempt to ram a vehicle into pedestrians. The Jordanian Foreign Ministry said it was looking into the reports adding only that a citizen was shot dead in Jerusalem . Kiryat Arba is an illegal Jewish settlement in the southern West Bank close to the flashpoint Palestinian city of Hebron.

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Hillary Clinton condemns "apparent terrorist attacks" in NY, NJ, Minn

The bombing has been called a terrorist act by officials who say that so far there is no evidence of a connection to global terrorism. Federal authorities said Sunday that a traffic stop of a "vehicle of interest" was conducted in connection to the bombing in Chelsea that injured 29 people.

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Police Investigating Possible Links Between New York, New Jersey Bombings

While Cuomo said the explosion Saturday night was an act of terror, he also said there is no known imminent threat to the city. There have been no confirmed claims of responsibility for any of these bombs, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Cuomo have both stated that no official conclusions have yet been made regarding who is responsible.

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Syria Truce in Peril as Russia-US Tensions Rise

Sunday's airstrikes mark the first signs the nationwide ceasefire in Syria between the USA and Russian Federation is unraveling, particularly after the US carried out an "unintentional" strike that hit Syrian government soldiers Saturday. The Islamic State group had claimed that its fighters captured Tharda mountain, which overlooks the city's government-controlled airport. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, said the ...

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NY bombing: Investigators search for suspects, motive

Authorities are questioning several people as they try to determine any possible connection between an explosion in a bustling New York City neighborhood, an unexploded pressure-cooker device found blocks away and a pipe bomb blast in New Jersey.

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New NBA 2K17 Trailer Shows Stunning Visuals You've Been Waiting For

The MyCareer mode features a branching narrative that leads to different outcomes and is determined by your on-court performances and career choices. After completing the mini-campaign, the main character can move on to the "My Career" mode which, according to The BitBag , contains a new storyline that guides gamers into creating a partnership between their main character and Michael Jordan's character that shall end up dominating the whole National Basketball Association league.

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NYC police detonate second device following Manhattan bombing

Clinton stressed that investigations were still underway, saying: "Law enforcement officials are working to identify who was behind the attacks in NY and New Jersey and we should give them the support they need to finish the job and bring those responsible to justice - we will not rest until that happens".

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US Bombers Fly Over South Korea in Solidarity Against North Korea

The U.S. Pacific Command said the joint training between its B-1B strategic bombers and F-2 fighters from the Japan Air Self Defense Force corresponds with the countries' updated guidelines for defense cooperation adopted past year. Recent nuclear tests carried out by Kim Jong-un are "deeply alarming", said the former head of America's nuclear laboratory Siegfried Hecker . Pyongyang has indeed raised the nuclear stakes.

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Police to blow up device found near NYC bombing

Police have a video of the bombing and were searching for anyone seen in the area before the explosion. Donald Trump moved ahead of New York City officials when he declared a "bomb went off" in the city before officials had released details.

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Buccaneers at Falcons: 3 things we learned

Winston went to Sefarion-Jenkins on a 30-yard touchdown, followed by a perfectly thrown 45-yard scoring pass to Evans over two defenders. Former Falcons head coach Mike Smith made his debut as Tampa Bay's defensive coordinator and Jones was his number target to take away from the Falcons.

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"Snowden is no whistleblower" - US House Committee

A U.S. Congress report Thursday on Edward Snowden, the "whistle blower" about U.S. intelligence aggression against private phone calls, has further dimmed his hope of returning home without being punished. The report also painted him as a " serial exaggerator and fabricator " who made a decision to lash out against his colleagues following a " workplace spat ", after he was reprimanded multiple times and failed to pass yearly NSA tests, which he claimed were " rigged ." .

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Theresa May refuses to reveal her Brexit negotiating hand 'prematurely'

While the red lines for negotiations with other European Union member states have yet to be drawn up by London , analysts say the choice is broadly between a hard or soft Brexit - the speed with and extent to which Britain pulls out. "No attempt to engineer a second referendum because some people didn't like the first answer", he said. "But we also want to get the best deal possible for trade in goods and services with the European Union , and I intend to go out there and be ambitious".

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Texas poll: Trump leads Clinton by 7

Her campaign on Wednesday was providing a letter from her physician, Dr. 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. Clinton's return to the campaign trail comes as polls show the race tightening both nationally and in key battleground states. The diagnosis: Clinton is in good health and is "recovering well" from pneumonia.

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26 injured after explosion reported in New York City

A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that the second device discovered a few blocks from the scene appeared to be a pressure cooker attached to wiring and a cellphone. She said she'd have more to say when she has the facts. "We really are very lucky that there were no fatalities", Cuomo said. Authorities found "components indicative of an IED" at the bombing site, NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill said.

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Syrian govt accused of chlorine attack in Aleppo

No deaths were reported but at least 70 people suffocated. At least ten of those injured in the Syrian government attack, which could not be independently verified, are in a critical condition, including a pregnant woman. The city has always been divided between government and opposition areas of control. The news comes as Syrian opposition leaders prepare for a meeting in London today to launch a new plan to try and end the country's five-year civil war.

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WA Premier Colin Barnett Stares Down Moves On His Leadership

Dean Nalder and Tony Simpson quit cabinet on Saturday, ramping up pressure on Mr Barnett's leadership six months out from the March 11 election. Western Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder told reporters it hasn't been an easy decision but decided that 'enough is enough'.

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United States demands $14 billion from Deutsche Bank

Other European lenders probed in relation to residential mortgage-backed securities also declined, with UBS Group AG down 2.9% and Credit Suisse Group AG slipping 5.2%. Deutsche Bank has no intention of paying a $14 billion settlement fine issued by U.S. authorities over claims it missold mortgage-backed securities, the bank said in a statement amid growing concerns over its future.

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United Nations accuses Syria of blocking aid

The UN aid has been sitting in Turkey since early this week, but disagreements between warring sides in Syria and concerns about safety had delayed the delivery. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the fighting between government troops and rebels is concentrated in the neighborhood of Jobar, next to Qaboun where rebels have had a presence for years.

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Pakistan rejects Indian allegations about Kashmir attack

Officials said Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra observed that in the background of the Poonch and Uri terror attacks, it was of crucial importance to enhance surveillance on the security of vital civil and military establishments in the state.

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Officer who stopped mall stabbing deflects praise

Police Chief William Blair Anderson said an off-duty police officer shot and killed the suspect . Authorities say all of the injured are expected to survive. Falconer is a part-time officer for Avon and a former police chief of Albany, Minnesota, the officials said at a news conference Sunday afternoon. Ahmed Adan told the Star Tribune of Minneapolis that police told him Saturday night that his son, Dahir A.

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Islamic State says Minnesota mall stabbing carried out by 'soldier'

The man, who was wearing a private security uniform, made references to Allah and asked at least one person if they were Muslim before attacking shoppers at the Crossroads Center in St Cloud on Saturday. Kleis said that video from inside the mall shows Falconer shoot once, and then the suspect falls and gets back up three times . Carranza said officers checked the identification of each person before they left the mall and locked it down.

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Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

Jordan Henderson certainly silenced his critics with an absolute screamer to take the score to 2-0 in the 36th minute. Diego Costa earned the Blues a point away at Swansea City last weekend and he initiated another comeback attempt with his sixth goal in as many Premier League appearances with 29 minutes remaining.

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Cauvery Committee to decide quantum of water to be released by Karnataka

Security was tightened in Mandya, Mysuru, Bengaluru and other parts of the state on the eve of the meeting. Apart from the 13 companies of the central police forces, Karnataka State Reserve Police, Central Armed Reserve, Rapid Action Force and Quick Response Teams will be deployed in the city.

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Siria: carri armati turchi a nordest di Aleppo

Le stesse fonti avevano denunciato un altro bombardamento con gas cloro l'11 agosto in cui sarebbero morti una donna e i suoi due figli di 4 e 10 anni nel quartiere di Zubdiya. Lo ha riferito il presidente turco Tayyip Erdogan. In un altro momento, i jihadisti hanno distrutto due tank turchi colpendoli a distanza con razzi anti-carro, distruggendoli e uccidendo "numerosi militari turchi".

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FBI pulls over car, questions five people in NYC blast investigation

Investigators found a "possible secondary device" a few blocks away at 27th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, the New York Police Department said on Twitter shortly after 11 p.m. The blast occurred at around 8:30pm the evening before, according to police. Neighborhood residents who could show identification were allowed back into their homes.

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Rodgers remembered Stein amid Celtic win

BRENDAN Rodgers paid tribute to both Jock Stein and his late father after leading Celtic to a comprehensive 5-1 thrashing of Rangers in the first Old Firm league game for more than four years. But we weren't best mates and speaking every week. "We appreciate we will have to tighten up in the back area, they have players that can hurt us".

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Dark clouds over Bratislava — EU summit

Diplomats said the busy morning of talks in Bratislava's hilltop castle had remained civil and constructive in analysing what was wrong. The roadmap produced by the summit had limited measures on beefing up the EU's border force particularly on Bulgaria's border with Turkey, and measures to work together on terrorism and economic growth.


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