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Edward Albee, Pulitzer-Winning Playwright, Dead At 88

But he came roaring back to glory in 2002 with his play " The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? ", a play, memorably produced the following season by the Goodman Theatre under the direction of Robert Falls, about a married man who falls passionate in love with an barnyard animal, to the palpable disgust of his wife and friends.

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Chelsea, New Jersey explosions believed to be connected; foreign connection possible

Again no one was injured, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation later deemed the area safe. White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said that President Barack Obama has been informed about the developments and he will make a statement later today.

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Theresa May Could Trigger Article 50 In February 2017

President of the European Council Donald Tusk, left, arrives for an EU summit at Bratislava Castle in Bratislava on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. "It's absolutely clear that our procedures, our rules, described very precisely in our treaties, are to protect our interests, of the 27 countries, not the leaving country", Tusk told a news conference in Bratislava.

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Steelers trounce Redskins, 38-16, in season opener

Cousins will need to cut down on mistakes to be more effective and really help the Redskins offense in the future. Come out chucking it around early, turn the ball over once or twice and you're down double digits before you know it. "That's why the guys brought me here", Norman told reporters after the 38-16 loss in Landover, Maryland. With too many weapons at the skill positions, studs along the offensive line, and a top-three quarterback, an opponent's defense can't afford to be ...

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At least 4 dead amid opposition protests in Congo's capital

European nations will discuss the possibility of imposing sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Monday in NY where he is attending the United Nations General Assembly. In a further sign of growing tensions between Washington and Kinshasa, the USA embassy said on its Twitter feed that it was "outraged" by the harassment of its special envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Thomas Perriello, at Kinshasa's airport.

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Nixon cuts Missouri budget to pay for veto overrides

Democrats and Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety had argued against the bill, claiming the lack of a permit requirement would endanger public safety. He said concealed carry classes teach gun owners basic firearm knowledge and safety. For information, please visit NRA's 2AinMO website . The city's 2015 murder rate of 59 per 100,000 residents was the highest among the largest 75 cities in the US.

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7 questions about bombings in NY, NJ

Additionally, in 2011 the Rahami family alleged discrimination and harassment in a lawsuit filed against the city and its police department, arguing that officials conspired against them by subjecting them to citations for allegedly violating a city ordinance on hours of operation.

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George HW Bush said to be voting for Clinton

Clinton's campaign has refused to say much about how she is preparing for the high-stakes debate , which will pit her face to face against the Republican businessman who calls her "Crooked Hillary". Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump steps off his plane after arriving for a campaign rally at Germain Arena, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Ft.

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World leaders at United Nations approve 'breakthrough' plan to improve refugee crisis

The global chaos facing the leaders was made even starker in the past two days with the attacks in New York City and the deadly attack on a United Nations humanitarian convoy in Syria and the near collapse of a cease-fire in the war-ravaged country that has been repeatedly broken.

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NY bombing suspect 'critical but stable'

A shootout did occur Monday between police and the suspect, Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, who was shot several times before being taken into custody and charged with attempted murder, The New York Times reported . Andre Almeida, a customer at the restaurant for the past eight years, said he noticed when Rahami stopped wearing Western clothes after returning from Afghanistan and started wearing "a little more ethnic clothing".

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Syrian army, Russian aviation repel rebel attack near Aleppo - RIA

Stephen O'Brien, the head of the UN's relief organization, said he was "disgusted" by the reports and that the strike would amount to a war crime if it's discovered that aid workers were deliberately targeted. "Present in this hall today are representatives of governments that have ignored, facilitated, funded, participated in or even planned and carried out atrocities inflicted by all sides of the Syria conflict against Syrian civilians".

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U-2 spy plane crashes in California; pilots escape

The crash happened in the Sutter Buttes around 9:30 a.m. and may have sparked a wildfire in the area. The U-2 that went down is a two-seater, officials said this means it's a training aircraft. Warnings were being issued for personnel to stay clear until hazardous materials team arrives, for fear of possible explosions. A parachute lies near the site of a U-2 airplane crash in Sutter County, CA.

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New York bombing suspect an Afghan-born US citizen

An unexploded pressure-cooker bomb was found blocks away from the New York City blast. "In the meantime, I would ask that the press to try to refrain fro getting our ahead of the investigation", he said. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. But authorities have not drawn any connection between the bloodshed there and the bombings. The police had made his photo appear on a wanted poster as they sought him in connection with series of bombings in NY and New jersey.

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John McDonnell 'furious' over Labour list of Corbyn detractors

Just one in four voters are satisfied with Jeremy Corbyn's performance as leader of the opposition, according to new polling published today . Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and leading Conservatives George Osborne and Boris Johnson are among high-profile British politicians who will see their seats redrawn in a dramatic shake-up of the country's electoral map.

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Down 21, Tide rises to top Ole Miss

Saban divided last Saturday's 48-43 victory over Ole Miss into three perplexing parts. "It was an unbelievable game for fans to watch", the 64-year-old Saban said with a wry smile. The Rebels are the first Power Five team in 10 years to blow two 21-point leads in a season. Down 24-3 in the first half, top-ranked Alabama needed a game-changing play.

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Russian Federation condemns Uri attack, shows concern for intensified terrorist activity along LoC

Meanwhile, Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz in his statement said that the Indian brutalities in the disputed Kashmir region exposed its most horrendous face in the wake of cold-blooded murder of the Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani.

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Key players in Syria peace process to meet Tuesday in New York

The United Nations Special Envoy for the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, condemned the attack . Mr Egeland added: "It is outrageous that it was hit while offloading at warehouses". A hard thing to arrange since there have been significant violations from both sides. And in eastern Aleppo, a resident reached by Reuters said there had been dozens of blasts.

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New York City bombing act of terror: Mayor

Authorities have identified a suspect in the Manhattan explosion case as a 28-year-old New Jersey resident of Afghan descent who may be armed and unsafe, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. Ahmad Khan Rahami was charged Monday evening with charged with five counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, according to the Union County, N.J., prosecutor.

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US, Russia seek to salvage truce; Syria calls it finished

The military blamed "armed terrorist groups" - a term it reserves for rebel groups fighting in the country - for undermining the "cessation of hostilities" and using it to bolster their positions in preparation for attacking government targets.

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Gas is on the way says pipeline company

EPA on-scene coordinator Kevin Eichinger said the components of broken down gasoline had been detected as the DOT report stated, but that it was happening at "very low, parts-per-billion levels". If the city sees another convoy of tankers that could potentially snarl traffic along Front, they will be directed to Marstellar and South Third streets to stage and wait to get fuel.

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Shaw calls for fast start against Watford

United were well below their best against Feyenoord and another loss at Vicarage Road this weekend would leave Mourinho with some awkward questions to answer for the first time since he took charge. "It looked past year like he was leaving, he's not been involved a minute of the season, so what he's done I don't know". "Some of the players were playing their first minutes of the season".

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After Police Killing Of Unarmed Man, Tulsa Chief Promises To 'Achieve Justice'

Video footage is also shot from a police helicopter overhead. Officer Shelby's attorney, Scott Wood, told the Tulsa World that Shelby believed Crutcher was reaching for something inside his vehicle, and that he hadn't been following her commands.

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Iraqi forces launch push to take town near Mosul from IS

He's calling the group a "huge threat" and a "dangerous terrorist organization". "This is going to be a challenging battle". But Obama said Monday that the mission can't end there. "Hopefully by the end of this year we will have seen further progress with respect to Mosul and. further progress with respect to economic and political stabilization inside of Iraq".

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Sikh man hailed as hero for helping arrest New York bombing suspect

But William Sweeney Jr., the FBI's assistant director in NY, said there were no indications Rahami was on law enforcement's radar at the time of the bombings. Before the suspect was captured, the two US presidential candidates weighed in on the NY bombing. Clinton also said she hopes to utilize experts in the technology hub in California's Silicon Valley to help come up with ways to monitor internet conversations among plotters "to counter terrorism attacks before they occur".

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Pipeline firm expects to restart line Wednesday

The leak interrupted the flow of gasoline across five states - Alabama, Georgia , North Carolina , South Carolina and Tennessee . The spill also opened just up the Cahaba River from a national wildlife refuge that is home to 64 endangered or rare plant and animal species.

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NZ welcomes ceasefire deal in Syria

On Saturday, presumed Russian or government airstrikes on rebel-held Idlib and Aleppo provinces killed over 90 civilians, including 13 children in an attack on a marketplace in Idlib, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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'What is Aleppo?': Gary Johnson's misstep exposes shortcomings of his presidential candidacy

As pundits argue over whether Johnson's displayed ignorance or forgetfulness and if it will hurt him or help Trump, we thought it only fair to put the same sort of questions to the electorate Johnson hopes to lead. Hopefully Gary Johnson knows today marks the 15th anniversary of the horrific attacks on the United States in NY city, Washington D.C. and the skies over Pennsylvania, by al-Qaeda.

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New York City blast- the investigation continuing

After surgery for a gunshot wound to his leg, Rahami was being held on $5.2 million bail, charged with five counts of attempted murder of police officers. He was wanted for questioning in connection with the blasts in NY and New Jersey, and the backpack containing explosives in Elizabeth. Rahami and his family live above their fried-chicken restaurant - called First American Fried Chicken - and the family has clashed with the city over closing times and noise complaints, which the Rahamis ...

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World leaders pledge commitment to refugee crisis at UN

He said the adoption of the New York Declaration will mean that "more children can attend school; more workers can securely seek jobs overseas, instead of being at the mercy of criminal smugglers, and more people will have real choices about whether to move once we end conflict, sustain peace and increase opportunities at home".

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India accuses Pakistan of cease-fire violation in Kashmir

Yesterday soldiers paid tribute to their colleagues, most of whom died when their tents and other accommodation caught fire, at a wreath-laying ceremony in Srinagar . In addition, field commanders also expressed concern that even localised battles along the LoC, with Indian and Pakistani forward positions trading fire, could facilitate infiltration thus helping jihadist groups already operating against the Army inside occupied Kashmir.

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European Union wants to make free Wi-Fi available for everyone

However, it said the plan failed to provide an "unwaivable right to remuneration" for European film, TV and multimedia screenwriters and directors to make a living from their works. "Indeed it was the usual recipe - more Europe, in this particular case, more military Europe". There have been ongoing rumours of plans to create an EU Army for a couple of years, which critics say would amount to a unsafe increase in the level of control that Brussels would hold over its member states.

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Lib Dems ready to raise taxes to save the NHS: Tim Farron

The remarks came after Lord Ashdown tweeted: "Naughty thought Witney by-election". "Nearly three months since the referendum and we have a government with new departments, new titles, a new prime minister - but no plan, no vision, no clue, and no leadership", he is expected to say.

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World leaders at United Nations approve plan for refugee crisis

Greek lifeguards help a refugee child out of a boat that reached the shores of Lesbos, having crossed the Aegean Sea from Turkey. "Faced with the worst refugee crisis in 70 years, world leaders have shown a shocking disregard for the human rights of people who have been forced to leave their homes due to conflict or persecution", said Salil Shetty, secretary- general of Amnesty International.

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Donald Trump Jr. Makes Offensive Holocaust Remark About Media, Offends The Masses

She also repeatedly sidestepped questions about when her running mate Tim Kaine was informed. She told the Tom Joyner Morning Show that she was feeling much better and was "really glad that I did finally follow my doctor's orders and take some days to rest instead of just trying to keep powering through, which I think is a common experience for people".

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Corbyn takes on opponents ahead of expected leadership victory

Mr Corbyn's challenger for the Labour leadership, Owen Smith, warned the party could be "decimated" in an early election. Mr Smith, who is expected to be comprehensively defeated by Mr Corbyn when the leadership election result is announced, has claimed there is a culture of bullying and intimidation under Mr Corbyn.


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