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Five detained over NY explosion

On Sunday, five explosive devices were discovered at a New Jersey train station . Also on Saturday, a man armed with a knife wounded nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall. But separate United States media reports, citing officials off the record, say both devices had flip phones and Christmas lights as makeshift detonators.

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Game of Thrones a big victor at Emmys

The Emmys proved more adroit than the Oscars at recognizing and honoring diversity in Hollywood's top ranks, with trophies going to minority actors and behind-the-scenes artists including writers Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang of "Master of None".

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Trial could clear up Christie's role in bridge lane closures

He provided leads and information about lawmakers and lobbyists. Remember, Christie's posture has evolved over time on this story. "They specifically found he was motivated because what he saw in Trenton made him sick", said Baldassare of the FBI's assessment of Baroni's contributions.

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Clinton attacks Trump's longstanding 'birther' stance against Obama

On the campaign trail, she frequently invokes her role in the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden, describing to voters the tense atmosphere in the White House alongside President Barack Obama. "People ask me that question, 'oh you're going to go out there and do this and that.' I really don't know that". This election marks the first presidential campaign in which millennials make up the single largest generation among USA adults, having surpassed baby boomers during the past four years.

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Trial starts in NJ bridge jam; new Christie tales emerge

District Court in Newark. Kelly's attorney also followed suit with Michael Baldassare-attorney for defendant Bill Baroni-and mentioned Christie directly in his opening statement. A list of "unindicted co-conspirators" - officials who many prosecutors believe were involved in the scheme but not charged - has been kept under seal, but will likely be revealed over the course of the trial.

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Man brings coffee to NYPD, FDNY following Chelsea explosion

Ahmad Khan Rahami has been charged with five counts of attempted murder. As reports of Rahami being taken in custody were being released, U.S. President Barack Obama said he saw no connection between the explosions and a separate weekend incident where a man stabbed nine people at a mall in central Minnesota before being shot dead.

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Hajj 2016: Pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for key rite

Prior to departing Mount Arafat back to Mina, they joined top Saudi officials in prayer at Namira Mosque, site of the last sermon by Prophet Mohammad 14 centuries ago. The stoning - expected to continue on Tuesday - coincided with Eid al-Adha, Islam's feast of sacrifice which is celebrated by more than 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide.

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Trump and Clinton medical records: Tale of the tape

The Trump campaign used the release to take a swipe at Hillary Clinton , lauding the billionaire's ability to "endure - uninterrupted - the rigors of a punishing and unprecedented presidential campaign". Harold Bornstein explaining the results of a physical from last week. The letter doesn't disclose other information typically included in health reports , such as details about Trump's eating and exercise habits and vaccination history.

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Donald Trump's pledges 4% economic growth. How realistic is that?

Speaking at the Economic Club of New York, Trump outlined completely new income tax rates and standard deduction levels, among other big changes. Trump said the growth could be achieved through tax reform, massively slashing regulations, rebuilding the nation's coal and steel industries and renegotiating trade deals.

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Average Price Of Gas Up After Pipeline Leak

At Parker's, I think we are not going to give out, I think we are out in front of it. The leaky pipeline is one of two operated by Colonial Pipeline , a company that delivers 2.6 million barrels of refined oil daily, or 40 percent of the gas consumed along the East coast.

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Russia elections: Putin's United Russia continues domination

The ruling United Russia party is going to develop a multi-party system in the country in spite of its landslide victory at the latest parliamentary elections, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday. There were also reports of public sector employees being pressured to vote. "It's obvious that the overwhelming majority of those who voted de-facto voiced support for the president", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

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Israel to get $38 billion in U.S. military aid over 10 years

But in a nod to his differences with Netanyahu, with whom he has clashed over the Iran nuclear deal and Israeli settlement activity, Obama stressed the importance of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, an imperative he said was as vital to Israel's security as the aid package.

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The son of China's richest man bought his dog eight iPhone 7s

A tailor-made return policy, in particular, has been introduced for purchases of more than four products from the same category. Shenzhen: Chinese border control authorities have arrested several people for smuggling around 400 new iPhone 7 handsets on the day the product was launched in the country.

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Clinton releases more medical info after pneumonia diagnosis

Clinton continues to be dragged down by voters' mistrust, but she still maintains more pathways than Trump to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. Both candidates, among the oldest ever to run for the White House, were under intense pressure to share more medical information after Clinton fell ill during a 9/11 ceremony in NY on Sunday and was forced to leave.

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Saudi Airlines jet isolated at Manila airport

The plane is carrying return pilgrims from the annual journey to Mecca. A military source who is at the airport told Rappler that the passengers have been asked to leave the plane after authorities were told that the pilot had made a mistake.

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Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles

Denise Young, VP of Corporate Affairs for Wrigley Americas, which owns Skittles, addressed Trump Jr.'s tweet in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter . Some people chose to take a moment to think of the poor people at Skittles who were probably being inundated with requests from journalists. "We respectfully refrain from further comment, as that could be misinterpreted as marketing".

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Jose Mourinho Discusses Manchester United Confidence After Feyenoord Defeat

You lose matches and people are sad and feel it. "I have already played 76 games in this club so you will know them". He believes there should be no extra motivation needed after two negative results and that his players should be ready.

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Makelele hopes Kante can surpass him

Known for breaking up opposition play and providing a screen for the back four, the former French global was at his best during his time at Real Madrid and Chelsea. "He was very important for us and I think he was even more important for us than at Chelsea because Chelsea have so many big players". Former French football star Claude Makelele on Monday said that teammate Zinedine Zidane used to train with him one-on-one to improve his dribbling capabilities and to sustain kicks from opposing ...

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Devastated Robby Gordon vows "truth will come out" after family tragedy

Officials say a weapon was found at the scene , and police do not believe a suspect is at large. The bodies of Robert "Baja Bob" Gordon and Sharon Gordon, were found at a home owned by the NASCAR driver Wednesday night. Known for his aggressive style, he earned three wins in parts of 19 seasons in what is now the NASCAR Sprint Cup . Johnson even rode with Bob in off-road races on occasion.

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Thai court finds British activist guilty of defamation

British rights activist Andy Hall listens to a question from the media before he leaves the Bangkok South Criminal Court after hearing the court verdict on charges of defamation and computer crimes over a report on alleged ill-treatment of migrants, in Bangkok .

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Syrian regime declares end of ceasefire, 'rebels' fault'

Asked whether the ceasefire was dead, Churkin said "This is a very big question mark". Aid deliveries to the besieged eastern districts of Aleppo have not reached their destination. The Observatory gave a different death toll, saying 90 troops were killed in the strikes . Earlier, the Syrian government announced the end of the ceasefire, agreed upon by USA and Russian Federation in Geneva earlier this month, due to constant violations by the rebels who " did not adhere to any of the ...

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Gulf States Condemn Bill Permitting 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi Arabia

The measure, which was never debated on the House or Senate floors, reflects a growing desire to re-examine Washington's alliance with the kingdom, which for decades has been a cornerstone of USA foreign policy in the Middle East. House Speaker Paul Ryan had also said in April that the bill needed to be reviewed "to make sure we are not making mistakes with our allies and that we're not catching people in this that shouldn't be caught up in this".

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Assad regime, allies violated truce 28 times: Watchdog

The UN Syria envoy urges the Damascus government to allow humanitarian aid deliveries indicating the regime has broken its pledges on the distribution of life-saving supplies. Under the truce, fighting is to halt across the country except where jihadists are present. "The trucks that could bring them life-saving assistance are idling on the wrong side of the border", President Barack Obama's spokesman Josh Earnest said.

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Syria military declares ceasefire over after claiming 'armed terrorist groups' violated agreement

The Observatory said aid trucks making a routine delivery organised by an global organisation to an area west of Aleppo city were hit near the town of Urm al-Kubra. Denmark has also confirmed that two of its F-16 fighters jets also took part in the raid, while Australia has said that its aircraft were also involved.

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Sinkhole Leaks Contaminated Water Into Florida's Drinking Supply, Testing Underway

Mosaic says it began removing the contaminated water and activating a containment well. Environmentalists in Florida continue to be concerned about a 45-foot-in-diameter sinkhole that recently opened up at a Polk County phosphate plant owned by the Mosaic Company.

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Clashes near Damascus threaten Syria's fragile cease-fire

The third casualty, according to the Observatory, was a civilian who also died by sniper fire in the rebel-held part of Aleppo . The Syrian army had begun a staged withdrawal of troops and vehicles from the Castello Road in Aleppo , according to the head of Russian military in Syria.

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Syria says ceasefire is dead and rebels are to blame

UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'Brien called on "all parties to the conflict, once again, to take all necessary measures to protect humanitarian actors, civilians, and civilian infrastructure as required by worldwide humanitarian law". The politburo chief of one prominent Aleppo rebel group, Fastaqim, said the agreement had "practically failed and has ended", adding that it remained to be seen if anything could be done "in theory" to save it.

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Trump and Clinton on national security

I won't get into classified information, but I have sat at that table in the Situation Room, I have analyzed the threats, I have contributed to actions that have neutralized our enemies. The Democratic White House hopeful's poll among the group has been precipitous, and amounts for some of Trump's gains on her. Clinton said the election "shouldn't be about birth certificates or name-calling or stunts to get on the cable news", a reference to Trump's pronouncement Friday that he now believes ...

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Syrian Army Declares Initial Cease-fire Over, Attacks on Aleppo Reportedly Resume

Initial reports from activists in Aleppo indicated that several aid workers were injured, with some possibly killed, though neither the Red Crescent nor United Nations would confirm casualty numbers when reached by BuzzFeed News. Kerry is in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly, where global leaders will discuss the world's refugee crisis in a large part caused by the five-year Syrian war.

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Kane scores, injured in Tottenham win

Tottenham boss Maurocio Pochettino stated after the match that: "I'm sure there may be a problem with his ligaments but it's hard to assess today. When the team needs you need to respond". He held off Toby Alderweireld easily, but while his pressurised shot was on target, it was relatively easy for Hugo Lloris to keep it out with his legs.

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Philippine rebels free Norwegian hostage

MANILA , Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say Muslim rebels in talks with the government have turned over a Norwegian man freed by ransom-seeking Abu Sayyaf extremists, who also released three kidnapped Indonesians in the country's south.

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Punishment for Merkel After Rise in Populist AfD Party Votes

Nationally, Merkel's CDU is in a so-called grand coalition with its Bavaria-only sister-party CSU and the Social Democrats. The vote comes two weeks after Mrs Merkel's CDU came in third in the eastern state of Mecklenburg- Western Pomerania, and Sunday's showing - her party's worst in the capital - will keep up the pressure on the chancellor a year ahead of national elections.

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Japan trying to confuse situation in South China Sea: China

However, China has continued to denounce interference in the South China Sea dispute by the United States and Japan , insisting that the waters belong to them and that the issue should be resolved through talks between the countries directly involved.

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IS group shoots down Syrian warplane

Rudskoi said that it has become "meaningless" for the Syrian government forces to observe the U.S. -Russia-brokered truce in view of continuous rebel violations. And a child was killed in regime shelling on Aleppo's outskirts earlier Monday. The Russian foreign ministry said the USA -led action was " on the boundary between criminal negligence and direct connivance with Islamic State terrorists ".

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Dozens Wounded In Car Bomb In Eastern Turkey

Ambulances have been dispatched to the scene of the blast, with private broadcaster CNN Türk reporting that there are a number of injures. In a televised message , Erdogan said it's necessary to "render it [terrorists] unable to carry out activities in Turkey".


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