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Turkish troops push IS back, liberate more Syria lands

Turkey is broadening its role in its neighbor's conflict as a brittle cease-fire there appears to be crumbling. "This area is pushing south", Erdogan said. Erdogan said his country has already cleared "terrorist groups" from an area of about 560 square miles and wants to push into the Islamic State stronghold of al-Bab in northern Syria.

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Chelsea: Antonio Conte Sets Challenge for Cesc Fàbregas

The 29-year-old returned to Chelsea earlier this summer after winning six trophies in France over the last couple of years as the Londoners shelled out £30 million for his services. "If he continues in this way it will be a very hard choice for me". Cesc is a great player. Now I'm starting to get to know him as a man. Ankle and anterior cruciate ligament injuries to John Terry and Kurt Zouma mean Luiz is likely to retain his place after making his first appearance back at the club against ...

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Syrian activists say 92 killed during cease-fire

The incident has threatened an already fragile US and Russian-brokered cease-fire that has largely held despite dozens of alleged violations on both sides. "We strongly urge Washington to exert the needed pressure on the illegal armed groups under its patronage to implement the ceasefire plan unconditionally".

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Obama: No connection between Minnesota, NY/NJ attacks

The FBI bulletin (PDF ) on Rahami states he "is a 28-year-old United States citizen of Afghan descent born on January 23, 1988, in Afghanistan". But now, sources told ABC News that they believe the three incidents are connected. D63EYB. Rahmani is wanted specifically for the explosion on Saturday in Manhattan. The Chelsea blast injured 29 people , and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier said that it did not appear to be linked to worldwide terrorism.

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US condemns Russian elections in Crimea

Ukraine is toughening the sanctions against Russian Federation in coordination with European Union and US sanctions. Russia΄s lower house of parliament will will be dominated by Kremlin loyalists after United Russia won 51 percent of the vote, partial results showed.

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Leaders approve refugee document at UN

Theresa May will set out plans at the United Nations summit in NY to tackle the migrant crisis, as authorities continue to probe an explosion in a crowded Manhattan neighbourhood. But May is also expected to urge a better distinction between refugees who qualify for asylum and economic migrants. But David Miliband, Britain's former foreign secretary and now the president of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) aid group, said at the weekend that the United Kingdom should take four times ...

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Man with loaded rifle arrested in Abbotsford Airport washroom

They say a man drove past the 16-year-old several times when she was waiting at a bus stop Saturday evening, and eventually approached her on foot. When the girl refused, the man grabbed her by the arm and attempted to pull her in the direction of his parked vehicle.

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Assad gases the children of Aleppo

A volunteer rescue group called the Syrian Civil Defense said that the people affected after the aerial chemical attack on a rebel-held neighborhood developed severe breathing problems. "The regime denies using chemical arms". Initial reports recorded more than 150 casualties suffering chlorine gas inhalation, including many children and women.

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Barack Obama urges African-American voters to protect his legacy

First, it's tempting to blast the system. It is perhaps more perceptive to ask whether we, the American people, are getting what we want - and deserve. As Bobby Jindal noted recently: Trump is very unpredictable. File photo of Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama. The gala featuring almost four dozen black members of Congress underscored Clinton's need for a large turnout of black voters against Trump.

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Bombs Found In NJ Trash Can A Day After NYC, NJ Explosions

The explosions started with a pipe bomb detonating in a Jersey Shore town shortly before thousands of runners were due to start a charity 5km race to benefit US Marines and sailors. He said the unexploded pressure cooker device appeared "similar in design" to the bomb that exploded in Chelsea, but he didn't provide details. "The robot that went in to disarm it, cut a wire and it exploded", Bollwage said.

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Immigrant captured in bomb case worked in family restaurant

Rahami shot one officer during the shootout, police said. Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage said the devices were found in a bag in a trash can by two men who reported seeing wires and a pipe coming out of the package. His last known address was Elizabeth, New Jersey-the same area where a backpack of explosives was discovered Sunday evening. Also Saturday, a man who authorities say referred to Allah wounded nine people in a stabbing rampage at a Minnesota mall before being shot to death by ...

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Hillary Clinton releases health data, doctor says 'fit to serve' as president

Ms Clinton fell ill on Sunday while attending a 9/11 memorial in New York City, causing her to leave the ceremony early. Trump has seized on that opportunity to reintroduce himself as the "people's champion" - in contrast to Clinton, whom he called a "political insider" who was driven by "arrogance and entitlement".

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Clinton, Ex-Pentagon Chief Call Trump Dangerous Presidential Candidate

Appearing in Washington , he said Obama was born in the United States but then incorrectly suggested that the Clinton campaign had started the conspiracy theory. " Hillary Clinton is not flawless, but she's the lesser of two evils". There is no erasing it in history. President Barack Obama told a predominantly black audience it would be a "personal insult" if they don't back Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the November presidential elections.

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Two Samsung phones 'catch fire' in China

This means that they must disable any features that might turn the Note 7 on and that the phone can not be packed in check luggage. This week, the company began shipping new Note 7 phones to replace the defective ones. According to a recent report by Bloomberg , Samsung rushed the launch of the Galaxy Note 7 in an attempt to beat Apple and their new iPhone 7 .

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Pro-Putin party wins big in Russian elections

The poll by the VTsIOM agency was shown on state television Sunday evening as the final voting stations closed in western Russian Federation. "In any case there already is full confidence that the elections are nonetheless quite legitimate", Pamfilova said .

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PM Modi reviews Security Situation aftermath of Uri Terror Attack

Pakistan has accused India of misleading the world to cover up its "reign of terror" in Kashmir by a spate of "vitriolic" and "unsubstantiated" statements. Aziz, in his address at NAM summit in Venezuela as the Pakistan delegation head, had said peace in South Asia can not be achieved without the settlement of the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the resolutions of the UN Security Council.

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Plane possibly struck by lightning, landed at Logan

The plane, Flight 1731, had just left John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY en route to Bermuda when it diverted to Boston to address "address a non-critical equipment issue". "Johnston said the flight crew reported a possible lightning strike after the plane was already on its way to Boston". It was then, when the plane was on its way to Logan Airport, that it was hit by lightning.

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Apple's iPhone Plus is buyers' favorite for first time

For instance, the iPhone 7 is seriously water resistant; putting it under a faucet for a few minutes merely muffled the speakers and made the touch screen stop working until I dried it off. Friday is the day that Apple fanatics finally get their hands on the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus - if they were one of the lucky ones, that is.

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Bill Clinton tries to beat back controversies

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, the largest branch of the nonprofit, announced Bill and Chelsea Clinton would step down from the board if the former first lady takes the White House, ABC News reports. "It's a insane time we live in, you know, when people think there's something unusual about getting the flu", he continued. "When you cut right to the chase, that's the choice you got".

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Ex-Corrie actress Tracy Brabin among shortlisted candidates to replace Jo Cox

A by-election to find Mrs Cox's successor will take place on October 20. Mrs Thomas stood as Labour's candidate in Keighley at the 2010 general election after sitting Labour MP Ann Cryer made a decision to stand down. Prosecutor Tom Little confirmed there will be a trial, told the court the issues in the trial will be "factual". He is charged with murder, causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a gun and a knife.

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Modi Govt to Pull a Dalai Lama With Baloch Leaders & Grant Asylum?

Bugti, who is now in Switzerland, had said that although he hasn't made any such request yet, he would be very much in favour of moving to India. Officials said Bugti's formal application for citizenship will be submitted by September 19 after his meeting with his party officials.

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'Appropriate response' to Uri: Modi under pressure to act

The meeting was attended, among others, by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Intelligence agency chiefs and Home and defence Secretaries. Sartaj Aziz stressed that it needs to be understood that the situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir is not of Pakistan s making but a direct effect of illegal Indian occupation and a long history of atrocities that has resulted in over a 100 thousand deaths.

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Mata pleads for patience and demands Man Utd 'reaction'

The 27-year-old summer signing from Borussia Dortmund was left on the bench by Jose Mourinho for the first three games of the season. "We waited for them to attack and stayed very compact as a team because we knew that if you attack them from the beginning, then you run into a knife".

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India mulls response after deadly Kashmir attack

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti visited the 92 Base hospital to meet soldiers injured during the attack on Sunday. The attack resulted in killing 17 soldiers and about 19 security personnel were injured. General Assembly on Wednesday, hoping to burnish his global credentials with a ringing denunciation of Indian aggression in the disputed border region of Kashmir.

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Jose Mourinho Singles Out This Star For Watford Defeat

If you analyse our three defeats in the last week, we were always the best team in the second half . "I knew that because the first Man City goal and this second goal you can find an incredible similarity - which is [Aleksandar] Kolarov has the ball in a hard situation in the corner and my players instead of "go up and press" they decide to give space.

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Calais Protest To Demand Jungle Closure — EU Migrant Crisis

The camp, now home to at least 7 000 migrants from the Middle East and Africa trying to reach Britain, has epitomised the challenges of Europe's migrant crisis. Pressure has been growing on the French authorities to tackle the problem, which has seen the camp swell in size in recent months. " People are still getting through ".

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Tour of Spain: Jean-Pierre Drucker wins stage 16

Tour de France champion Froome had taken a huge chunk out of Quintana's lead in Friday's time trial and knew his last chance was to launch a devastating attack in the final climbs. "My team defended all the attacks of the other teams, above all (Froome's) Sky", Quintana said. Saturday's 20th stage is a mountainous 193.2-kilometer (120-mile) ride traversing three category-two ascents from Benidorm to a special-category finish at the Alto de Aitana summit.

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Emmy awards TV audience slightly down, early data shows

Simpson, almost swept its nominated categories with awards for best limited series , outstanding writing and acting (for Sterling K. Brown, Sarah Paulson and Courtney B. Jill Soloway won for directing a comedy for Amazon's " Transparent ". "I feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women at the center", Maslany said.

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Jill Stein Charged For North Dakota Pipeline Protest

The Morton County Sheriff's Department now says it intends to press charges against Stein - including trespassing. Stein proceeded to spray the phrase " I approve this message " in red paint on the blade of a bulldozer, the AP noted. Tuesday, U.S. Judge James Boasberg temporarily stopped some of the construction on the project. A North Dakota sheriff's office pressed charges against Jill Stein Wednesday after the Green Party presidential nominee spray-painted a bulldozer during an ...

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Tim Kaine Disagrees With Hillary Clinton Over Some Trump Supporters Being 'Irredeemable'

At the end of a week when the health of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump became a focal point in the race, over two-thirds of Americans said it is important for presidential candidates to release detailed personal health records. Take their guns away. OK?" "It's not about golf course promotions or birth certificates". "I am reminded of all those folks who had to count bubbles in a bar of soap, beaten trying to register voters in MS", he said.

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Entire Seattle football team kneels during national anthem in solidarity with Kaepernick

While some people in the stands disagreed with the protest, many we talked to say they were glad to see the team demand change. Taking a cue from their NFL heroes, the football team at Garfield High School in Seattle has made a decision to take the protesting to the next level.

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Syrian truce receives new blows with air strikes, shelling

The deal came into effect on the evening of September 12, backed by world powers hoping that it could bring an end to Syria's brutal five-year conflict. He said the USA has not even tried to get the opposition to hold its fire. The ceasefire has been repeatedly violated by both sides, and aid convoys have not reached besieged rebel-held neighbourhoods of Aleppo, Syria's largest city and one-time commercial centre.

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Obama, Clinton to Attend Congressional Black Caucus Gala

During the speech the President also joked about Donald Trump's admission about his birth certificate. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's heading up Trump's transition team and has long said Obama was born in the USA, insisted on CNN that "the birther issue is a done issue".

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Paralympics 2016 closing ceremony pays tribute to Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad

In the men's race, Okamura's time was 2:33:59, 1:42 behind gold victor El Amin Chentouf of Morrocco. That could enhance Britain's medal count. The games wrapped up with a fireworks, glittery and visually appealing closing ceremony. Five sports - archery, canoeing, cycling, equestrian and rowing - topped their sport-specific medal table. Their achievements in attaining the pinnacles of their chosen sports are all the more admirable for the difficulties they have overcome.

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Kerry: Syria truce 'holding but fragile' despite violence

The US "believed they were striking a Daesh [ Islamic State ] fighting position", according to a US Central Command statement given to the New York Times . He made the remarks in a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari in Damascus. Tehran also supports Assad.


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