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Amar Singh back as SP's general secretary

Amar's appointment as general secretary may again trigger resentment within the family though Akhilesh on Tuesday sought to put up a courageous face and said the family was united. Only late last week, Akhilesh Yadav had told reporters that he will now never call Amar Singh his uncle, which he did so far. Mulayam made the statement to defend Amar on the charge that he had triggered the family feud in Yadav clan.

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Jay Cutler is day-to-day with thumb sprain

While Philadelphia was pulling away, Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler walked to the locker room with a right thumb injury and did not return. But another big one came on the strip-sack by undrafted free agent Destiny Vaeao that teammate Connor Barwin said "turned the game".

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Kodak Black Sentenced To Four Months In Jail

Black, 19, pleaded no contest to single counts of misdemeanor possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, and possession of weed paraphernalia. The time will be shortened to account for time already served in jail. Shortly following that, things looked even worse for Kodak when the rapper was accused of sexual battery. The sheriff's office released this statement last month: "According to investigators, on or about February 7, 2016, Octave is alleged to have engaged in the sexual battery of ...

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AG Loretta Lynch talks heroin abuse at Kentucky high school

When it comes to fighting heroin, Lynch said everyone has a role to play. "It's been a remarkable increase in the use of heroin and in overdose deaths that result in heroin", said U.S. "We'll provide resources to help states their prescription drug monitoring programs". "Parents are on the front lines of this epidemic", Lynch said during a conference call between officials at the White House and reporters Monday".

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US, Russia say Syria's truce not dead; more meetings planned

Neither commitment was met. Still, the diplomats insisted Syria's cease-fire wasn't dead. The Syrian military, just hours earlier, had declared the week-long truce had failed. "We will be consulting with our Russian counterparts to continue to urge them to use their influence on Assad to these ends". "And yet these aid workers were killed in their attempt to provide relief to the Syrian people", he added.

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FBI names suspect in NYC bombing; police raid home in N.J

William Sweeney Jr., the FBI's assistant director in NY, said there was no indication so far that the bombings were the work of a larger terror cell. A senior law enforcement official initially said a note was found attached to an unexploded pressure cooker left on 27th Street, but officials later said it was a notebook.

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Preliminary finding that Russia hit aid convoy

The US has reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed an aid convoy and warehouse belonging to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, two US officials told CNN. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon slammed the attack Tuesday, declaring: "There is no military solution". CNN can not confirm the authenticity of the video nor who was responsible for the attack.

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Homeless men find bombs, save lives in New Jersey

The suit stemmed from the city's decision to curb the round-the-clock operation of First American Fried Chicken, the family's restaurant , following multiple noise complaints from neighbors. A day earlier , two men walking down a New York City street made off with a rolling backpack that someone had left on the sidewalk about 15 minutes earlier .

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Ahmad Rahami's father called his son a terrorist two years ago

The suspect held on suspicion of carrying out weekend bomb attacks in NY and New Jersey is in critical but stable condition in a hospital, according to USA police. Nevertheless, in some ways the 2014 case reflects how local, state and federal law enforcement agencies now seek to share and track threat-related information.

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Clinton regains 5-point lead nationally

The incidents, just days after the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks, put the United States' most populous city on edge. He has since described the ban in geographic terms, saying Monday that he would restrict immigration from "dangerous countries" while focusing on the threat of radical Islam.

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United Nations suspends aid convoys to Syria

Red Cross spokesman Benoit Carpentier told reporters the director of the Syrian Red Crescent's sub-branch was killed, along with a number of civilians. Ms Bishop said there was an acknowledgement some people in Syria want to see the ceasefire fail. In Geneva , spokesman Jens Laerke of OCHA said on Tuesday that further aid delivery would hold pending a review of the security situation in Syria in the aftermath of the airstrikes.

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Footage shows air strikes hitting convoy as UN suspends aid in Syria

The Red Crescent has lost 54 staff and volunteers in the past six years of conflict. He denounced the Syrian military declaration, but also suggested that Russian Federation was partly to blame. He said a member of the High Negotiations Committee belonging to an armed opposition group had been assigned to protect the convoy and had witnessed Monday's attack.

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United Nations suspends aid convoys to Syria

Red Cross spokesman Benoit Carpentier told reporters the director of the Syrian Red Crescent's sub-branch was killed, along with a number of civilians. Ms Bishop said there was an acknowledgement some people in Syria want to see the ceasefire fail. In Geneva , spokesman Jens Laerke of OCHA said on Tuesday that further aid delivery would hold pending a review of the security situation in Syria in the aftermath of the airstrikes.

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Deadly air strikes hit United Nations aid convoy in Syria

Meanwhile, Syrian state TV reported that government warplanes attacked positions of the Islamic State group in eastern Deir el-Zour province on Monday. The group also reported that convoys carrying humanitarian aid shipments had not received permission to enter the city, which desperately needs them.

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US Says Syria Ceasefire 'Not Dead,' Others Skeptical

NEWS BRIEF The United Nations said Tuesday it's suspending humanitarian aid to Syria a day after an airstrike-carried out allegedly by Syria or Russia-struck an aid convoy headed to Aleppo. The US, Russia and other key players are set to gather there on Tuesday for talks aimed at ending the five-year conflict that has killed more than 300,000 people and displaced millions.

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United Nations suspends all convoys in Syria after attack on aid trucks

A Red Crescent team from Aleppo handed it over to one from Urem al-Kubra to oversee the convoy's unloading. The United Nations said that only Washington and Moscow could declare it over, as they were the ones who originally forged the deal.

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Air strikes hit Syria aid convoy: what we know

The strike appeared to deal a fatal blow to Syria's fragile week-old cease-fire. The convoy was part of a routine interagency dispatch operated by the Syrian Red Crescent, which United Nations officials said was delivering assistance to 78,000 people in Uram al-Kubra, west of Aleppo city.

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Only Russia or Syria could have bombed the United Nations aid convoy

The coordinator of Syria's main opposition group said on Monday the ceasefire never took hold and called on the world to put an end to the "criminality" of the Syrian government. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that aid workers had been killed in an "aerial bombardment". Media activist Wassim al-Ahmad sent a text message to The Associated Press from the besieged town of Madaya, outside the Syrian capital, Damascus, saying residents were asking whether the ...

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Afghan-Born Suspect Behind NY, NJ Bombings Arrested After Shootout

Rahami is expected to face more charges. "He'd always talk about his cars". "He was so friendly he'd give us free chicken here and there, just because we shopped there so much". Other officers joined the chase, and Rahami was shot multiple times . He is a 2007 graduate of Edison High School and attended Middlesex County College but did not graduate.

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Double-Tap Tactic Destroys Aid Convoy, Kills Dozens In Syria

Central Command spokesman Colonel John Thomas said on Tuesday. A United Nations convoy carrying life-saving aid to 78,000 people was struck by warplanes in Syria Monday, a UN spokesman said. Both Syrian and Russian aircraft operate over the province, while the US-led coalition targets the Islamic State group in other parts of the country.

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Obama, Iraqi leader vow rapid offensive to retake Mosul

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday his administration would ask Congress and other countries to "step up" aid for Iraq to help rebuild Mosul after an expected operation in the coming months to dislodge Islamic State militants from the city.

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Russian or Syrian planes didn't bomb aid convoy: Moscow

Ali Barakat, who also works for the Red Crescent, says Tuesday he threw himself on the floor when the first missile hit and killed his brother, Omar Barakat. Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged that the first stage of the truce - which called for a week of calm and the delivery of humanitarian aid to several besieged communities - had never really come to fruition.

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Freed from Ohio police, naked Trump statue to be auctioned

The website also advertises a "town hall meeting on African-American concerns" that is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. An Indecline member told The Washington Post that the Jersey City Naked Trump - one of several which have popped up across the nation this year - would remain on display until the election is over in November.

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Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt 'for family'

An attorney for Jolie Pitt, Robert Offer, said Tuesday that her decision to divorce was made "for the health of the family". " Angelina did not approve of this movie ['World War Z 2'] because she knew it would once again take him away from her and the family when she felt they needed to spend more time together".

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Lack of digital fingerprint records allowed previously deported to become citizens

The government has known about the information gap and its impact on naturalization decisions since at least 2008 when a Customs and Border Protection official identified 206 immigrants who used a different name or other biographical information to gain citizenship or other immigration benefits, though few cases have been investigated.

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Bombing Suspect's Father Called Him Terrorist In Recanted Statement

Awlaki was killed in a Central Intelligence Agency drone strike in 2011, but his legacy has spread among jihadists thanks to online audio and video sermons. Twenty-nine people were injured in the New York City bombing while no one was injured in Seaside Park, where a military charity race was due to take place.

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Nascar hit with suit for racial discrimination

But in a video he posted Tuesday on Twitter, Harvey denied Cox's claims. In fact, Harvey went on his radio show and says his relationship with Cox was only supposed to be about helping underprivileged youth. "NASCAR and ISC have been complicit in, and supportive of, the racially discriminatory environment that virtually excludes African Americans from meaningful participation" in the sport, it added.

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Cauvery water dispute: Tamil Nadu bandh passes off peacefully; protesters detained

Police, who had made elaborate security arrangements deploying thousands of personnel, including about 15,000 in Chennai, in view of the bandh, later said leaders and party workers detained for holding protests were being released. The prohibitory orders, imposed on September 12 after violence broke out in parts of the city and extended to September 25, prevent assembling of more than five persons in public places to maintain law and order and prevent any untoward incidents.

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Moscow denies Russian involvement in attack on Syria aid convoy

That same evening, Konashenkov said the militant group formerly known as Nusra Front, had begun a big offensive backed by tanks, artillery and other heavy equipment. Following Monday's attack, there were reports of intensified clashes across Syria. At least 39 civilians were killed in overnight bombardment of Aleppo and the surrounding province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said, and fresh clashes erupted on the city's southern edges.

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SDGs for global peace

Every year, we have reminded the world that sustainable peace, safety and security should be at the center of development. On 16 September 2016 morning, the Secretary-General inagurated the celebration of the day in the Peace Garden at UN Headquarters by ringing the Peace Bell and observing a minute of silence.

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Pakistan Brings Kashmir Centrestage At UNGA, Sharif On A Roll

The Indian army on Tuesday blocked an attempt by suspected Pakistani militants to cross into Indian-administered Kashmir, a spokesman said, days after a deadly raid on a military base in the territory. Hardline supporters of Mr Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who have traditionally been advocates of emphatic military action against Pakistan, took to social media to call for war and even for nuclear strikes.

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Obama Delivers Final Address to UN General Assembly

Obama argued that governments of the world have too often ignored wealth inequality among and within nations. Obama, after running for president on a platform of "Yes, we can!" and serving for eight years as the first black president of the world's most powerful nation, is leaving behind a legacy of: Yes, we still can.

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U.N. suspends aid to Syria after convoy attacked

The UN said the humanitarian convoy was headed to Aleppo with supplies for about 78,000 civilians, who last received aid in July, when it was struck near the city, destroying 18 of 31 trucks. "For more than a week, we have urged Moscow to fulfill the commitments it made in Geneva to facilitate the unimpeded flow of humanitarian aid to the Syrian people", the department said in a statement .

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Aid convoy travelling to Aleppo struck, UN confirms

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier struck a decidedly pessimistic note about the chances of halting violence in the Syrian civil war, now in its sixth year, as he arrived for the meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. The United Nations was furious about the strike on the aid convoy. All aid convoys in the area have since been suspended following the attack - which occurred just hours after four US-led airstrikes killed 60 Syrian soldiers at a base near Deir al Zor airport.

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USA flies two B-1B strategic bombers over South Korea

North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device anytime at one of its unused tunne. North Korean state television announced that the country had conducted a "high level" nuclear test explosion, hailing the scientists and engineers of the country's Worker's Party.


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