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UN Postpones Aid Convoys After Deadly Attack On Relief Trucks Near Aleppo

No-one has claimed responsibility for the airstrike on Monday evening which killed around 20 aid workers delivering humanitarian supplies to civilians in rebel-held Urm al Kubra near Aleppo. In solidarity with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, we are calling on the global community to ensure the protection of humanitarian aid workers and volunteers.

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Germany, Japan condemn Uri attack, express solidarity with India

Both gunbattles were continuing and one soldier had been killed in the fighting, an army officer said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. "India may well decide to introduce some subtle means of punishing Pakistan into its policy toolkit", wrote Michael Kugelman, a South Asia analyst at the Washington-based Woodrow Wilson Center on an Indian website Rediff News.

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Federal Charges Filed Against NY Terror Suspect

Rahami allegedly planted bombs in two locations in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, and allegedly placed explosives in Seaside Park and Elizabeth, N.J. Investigators say Rahami used the online auction site eBay to purchase numerous bomb components, including chemicals found in improvised explosives - like citric acid - circuit boards, and triggering devices.

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United Nations refugee summit: Australia to increase annual intake, including Central Americans

The summit aims to bring countries together for a "more humane and coordinated approach" to the movements of refugees. "In light of the Government failing to find third country settlement options, there is no longer any reason why we can not just end their suffering and bring them to Australia".

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U.S. says some 360000 refugee spots pledged at United Nations

In an oblique reference to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has suggested temporarily banning Muslim immigrants, Obama said buying into the notion that Muslim immigrants pose an inherent risk would reinforce terrorists' propaganda.

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India soldiers battle suspected militants in Kashmir

Sources said the Indian mission to the United Nations will also set up bilateral meetings with a host of foreign ministers and other leaders representing various countries at the United Nations - in a bid to highlight Pakistan's role in terrorist activities in Kashmir and other parts of India.

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Organisation of Islamic Cooperation asks India to cease atrocities in Kashmir

As was expected, in a bid to deflect attention of the global community from brutalities of the extreme sorts being perpetrated by its troops against defenceless Kashmiris, India has started raising hue and cry over its favourite topic of terrorism, levelling baseless allegations against Pakistan of sponsoring terrorism.

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Russian Federation furious as USA blames it for Syria aid strike

The strike appeared to deal a fatal blow to Syria's fragile week-old ceasefire, which was negotiated following a deal between the U.S. and Russian Federation. Apart from the 12 killed in the convoy attack, 22 civilians died in attacks Monday across the province, according to the Observatory and Aleppo 24 News.

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Russell Wilson suffers ankle injury, status unclear for week 2

The Seattle Seahawks did not exactly look all that impressive during their season-opening win against the Miami Dolphins. Then the defense which was stellar all game long, kept the Dolphins at bay. He joined the team this offseason and has quickly become one of their best passer rushers, so they can't afford an extended absence. "A slot-fade ...

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What corporate America can learn from Skittles' response to Donald Trump Jr

Would you take a handful?" the tweet's graphic says, "That's our Syrian refugee problem". Kittos says he is unsure whether he will file a legal complaint over his photo's misuse, but he would instead like to see the Trump campaign do away with the image on its own.

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KCNA: North Korea 'successfully' tested satellite rocket engine

Jean Ha-kyu, South Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesperson, said Tuesday, "We believe that North Korea tested the performance of its new type high-power thrust engine for a long-range missile". The UN Security Council Resolution 2270, adopted in March to impose the strongest-ever sanctions on North Korea , "attempts to capitalize on this vulnerability", it added.

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Justice Department To Investigate Police Shooting Of Unarmed Man In Tulsa

Crump said the window to the SUV was closed, evident by a streak of blood that was left on the window after Crutcher was shot. The shooting of Terence Crutcher , 40, by Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby after his sport utility vehicle broke down on Friday, was the latest in a series of fatal shootings that have raised questions of racial bias in USA policing.

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Liberal Media Adds Word "Racial" to Trump's Profiling Comments

It seems that " CNN " drove the bus on this news as other outlets seemed to follow their lead putting Trump as someone who took the event into his own hands when describing the explosion in NY and New Jersey . We're trying to be so politically correct in our country, this is only going to get worse. "Give me a break". The timing of this announcement is a tad awkward given Trump's planned Fox News' Town Hall Wednesday at a black Church in Cleveland that will focus on " core issues and ...

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Review meeting discusses Pakistan bid to internationalise Kashmir

Two of the four bodies are charred below the waist, said officials. "This country has a very robust bureaucratic set-up to take care of their inadequacies", one senior army officer said, on condition of anonymity. Military officials in New Delhi and Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, have cautioned against rushing into cross-border strikes that members of Modi's right wing Bharatiya Janata Party were baying for in the hours after the raid.

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With govt on 'any meaningful action' over Uri attack: Congress

The source said that soldiers became apprehensive about a possible infiltration bid after Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at forward Indian posts on Tuesday afternoon. Secretary Kerry appreciated the inputs of the Pakistan's armed forces, police and other security institutions for eliminating the terror roots in their country.

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Oil Prices Increase as OPEC Deal Spurned on by Venezuela

Brent crude futures were trading at $46.32 per barrel at 0107 GMT, down 27 cents, or 0.6 percent, from their last settlement. Futures retreated from the day's high as a tanker returned to Libya's Ras Lanuf export terminal to load oil after clashes halted what will be the first overseas crude shipment from the terminal since 2014.

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Grammar schools creation on the table, confirms Education Secretary

Mrs May confirmed that she wants to relax restrictions - maintained by her predecessor David Cameron - which prevent the creation of new selective schools, the expansion of existing ones or the conversion of non-selective schools into grammars.

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Bears' Houston tears ACL, out for rest of year

He managed to hobble off the field on his own power, but the Bears quickly declared him out for the remainder of the game. Houston didn't play in the second half of the 29-14 loss after getting hurt and coach John Fox said after the game, via the Chicago Sun-Times, that the injury " seems to be substantial ".

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UNSC Threatens Fresh Sanctions Against North Korea Over Nuke-test

South Korea, the United States, Japan, Russia and China all condemned the blast at the Punggye-ri nuclear site. A statement Sunday from a foreign ministry spokesman in Pyongyang mocked President Barack Obama's " totally bankrupt" policy on the country.

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United Nations chief rails against leaders with 'bloody hands' in Syria

Obama's address also comes amid fresh reminders of the destabilizing threats he'll leave behind when he departs office in January. The 85,000 figure included 10,000 Syrian refugees, a figure advocacy groups had criticized as inadequate given the wealth of the US and the fact that other countries, such as Canada and Germany, were welcoming far greater numbers of Syrians fleeing the civil war there.

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Bombing suspect charged with attempted murder

In 2011, the family sued the city of Elizabeth, and its police department, alleging discrimination and harassment against Muslims stemming from disputes over the restaurant's hours. He also was accused of violating a domestic-violence restraining order in 2012. One of the officials, who specializes in counter-terrorism, said the "secondary" screening included asking Rahami where he had gone and for what objective.

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N. Korea calls for satellite launch after 'successfully' testing new rocket engine

The actions against the company, Hongxiang Industrial Development Co., mark the most serious effort to date to pursue Chinese firms and business executives for their suspected role in supporting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's rapidly expanding nuclear-weapons program.

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North Korea Slams Latest Sanctions After Fifth Nuclear Test, Calling Them 'Laughable'

North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device at its main atomic test site any time it chooses, Seoul officials said Monday, as the United States reportedly planned to send two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers to the South in a show of force against Pyongyang.

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Donald Trump rages at Hillary Clinton: She is 'copying my airplane rallies!'

Hillary Clinton is going to sweep to victory in NY on the basis of overwhelming support in the city, but that isn't going to help other Democrats-especially those running for the state Senate. Most voters surveyed said Trump would be better for rich people and Clinton would be better for poor people. Clinton, a Democrat, holds a 53-47 edge with women.

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Adelson donates $20 million to GOP to held Trump campaign

The Ricketts - Joe is the founder of Ameritrade - contributed $6 million to an anti-Trump super PAC over the past year but have now pledged $1 million to Trump's campaign, according to the Wall Street Journal . On Tuesday, for instance, the group announced the first ad in its $10.8 million fall advertising campaign in Florida to aid Sen. They better be careful, they have a lot to hide! "The fact is, whether it's my mom or my dad on his Ending Spending stuff or my sister on marriage equality ...

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U.S. to send B-1B bombers to Korea

Only eight months passed between North Korea's most recent test and its fourth, held in January, and that tight time frame indicates the country is accelerating its development of nuclear weapons, said Ambassador Sung-hwan Kim, South Korea's former minister of foreign affairs and trade.

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Turkey fires 28000 teachers over coup, Kurdish militant links

UNITED NATIONS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on world leaders at the United Nations to take measures against a USA -based cleric's "terrorist network" that he said threatened their security. Turkey has said Operation Euphrates Shield is aimed at bolstering border security, supporting coalition forces and eliminating the threat posed by terror organizations, especially Daesh.

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Company won't appeal court ruling against Northern Gateway pipeline

The prime minister's office referred questions to Resources Minister Jim Carr. Back in June, a majority ruling that was signed by two of the three judges on the Appeal Court panel stated: "We find that Canada offered only a brief, hurried and inadequate opportunity ...

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Suspicious backpack explodes near United States train station

Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage said that the device exploded shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday. With investigation underway, train services were suspended between Newark's Liberty Airport and Elizabeth, while New Jersey-bound Amtrak trains from NY were being held at the Penn Station.

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NY, NJ bombings: Man wanted ID'd, terror cell likely involved, officials say

NBC News, citing a senior law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the investigation, said authorities believe Rahami is the man seen in surveillance footage Saturday night in Chelsea. Earlier, the backpack with several pipe bombs, went off when the bomb squad were investigating it, the reports said. New Jersey Transit says service has been suspended between Newark Liberty Airport and Elizabeth.

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Don't price carbon: regulate it, says economist

Canada's federal government is planning to impose taxes on carbon dioxide emissions in provinces that do not enact them. Four of Canada's largest provinces - British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario or Quebec - now either have a carbon taxation or cap-and-trade system or plan to introduce one in the near future.

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Nadda discusses dengue, chikungunya cases with Delhi Health Minister

The number of fatalities due to chikungunya complications has risen to 13 in the national capital even as the Centre today sought a detailed report from the Delhi government on deaths due to it and dengue, including medical history of the deceased.

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EU Leaders Meet In Bratislava To Chart Future Of Bloc

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker submitted his own roadmap on Thursday, including controversial plans to approve an EU military headquarters and a combined military force by June 2017. All the European Union leaders insisted there will be no formal Brexit talks until Britain triggers the two-year divorce process and says what it wants.

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Police officer shoots unarmed black pastor

In the video taken from the helicopter, a male is heard to say "That looks like a bad dude too". The late Terence Crutcher , 40 (R), and his twin sister Dr. Not unless the investigation produces stunning evidence that Shelby truly had reason to fear for her life. Footage released by Oklahoma police shows Terence Crutcher shot and killed by white officer while his hands are up.

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Obama calls for more efforts to help refugees

In Syria, a deal brokered by the United States and Russian Federation to institute a cease-fire is unravelling just a week after it began with the promise of allowing humanitarian aid to reach besieged parts of the country. Four months before leaving office, Obama called for a "course correction" to ensure that the unstoppable forces of globalization don't lead nations to entrench behind their borders and ignore the most vulnerable.


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