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Man killed by cop had gun, not book - Charlotte police chief

According to a report in Charlotte Observer , Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said in a press conference that Keith Lamont Scott , who was killed by a policeman on Tuesday, had a gun in his hand while he was shot. CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 21: A police officer stands guard near a fire on the I-85 (Interstate 85) during protests in the early hours of September 21, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Kerry: Russia needs to stop Assad from bombing people

By Thursday , Russia and the United States were accusing each other of not fulfilling their respective obligations under the agreement. "At the moment [the] aid operation remains suspended while we assess and reevaluate the situation on the ground", the spokesperson said , adding aid convoys planned.

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Soros invests $US500m to help migrants

Soros's op-ed came the same day the White House announced that USA businesses pledged more than $650 million to aid the world's refugees, ahead of a major summit on the refugee crisis at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

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Flashpoint Kashmir and United Nations efforts

Indian soldiers on Tuesday battled two groups of suspected militants along the highly militarized de facto border dividing the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, leaving one soldier dead, the Indian army said. "PM Sharif briefed Japanese PM about the grave turn that the situation in occupied Kashmir is taking". PM also addressed the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants at the United Nations in NY on Monday.

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Cruz: Obama Did Nothing to Advance American Interests at UN

Instead of boosting American interests at the United Nations General Assembly this week as any commander-in-chief would be expected to do, President Obama chose to play the blame game and apologize for his country's aggressive nationalism.

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South African police clash with university students

The students have rejected the government's decision to allow institutions to set their own fees for 2017, capping increases at 8 percent. Despite warnings from heavily armed police, protesting Wits University students have left campus and are now marching on the streets of Braamfontein, disrupting traffic.

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New York bombing suspect could face hearing in hospital bed

Federal prosecutors said Rahami injured 31 people in Manhattan's Chelsea neighbourhood with a homemade bomb that detonated on Saturday night in a case that law enforcement authorities now regard as terrorism. The bombing suspect had also visited Pakistan while he was in the region. Some radical jihadists plotting to attack inside the United States will "unfortunately get through" the nation's counterterrorism efforts, a senior Federal Bureau of Investigation official warned today as he ...

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Saudi Arabia is pumping out more crude oil than ever before

World oil prices rose slightly Monday on supply concerns in Libya and Nigeria, and after OPEC member Venezuela indicated a deal to limit output was close. Oil prices were also dragged down by statements from Venezuelan Oil Minister Eulogio Del Pino who said that oil markets were oversupplied by about 10 per cent.

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Judd Hirsch's Superior Donuts Sitcom Gets Midseason Order at CBS

The cast also includes Katey Sagal, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans, and Rell Battle. He developed a comedy during the 2015-2016 season that he wrote and was set to star in, but it did not go to series. "We're very excited to expand our comedy lineup with Superior Donuts ". Bob Daily (" The Odd Couple "), Neil Goldman and Garrett Donovan ("Community", "Scrubs") are executive producers.

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CWMB to have representatives from Karnataka, TN: CWC

The apex court, which heard the case related to the sharing of Cauvery water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, has directed the state to release 6,000 cusecs a day from September 21 to 27. Indicating that Siddaramaiah might eventually fall in line and obey the order, a senior minister said that if CM of Karnataka - Siddaramaiah stands by his decision to not release water, he will be the first CM to do so in the state.

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India slams Wani's reference in Nawaz Sharif's United Nations speech

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday at the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in NY asserted that foreign forces are trying to destabilise Pakistan. He said China is ready to play constructive role in improvement of relations between Pakistan and India. The development also comes as two USA lawmakers moved a bill in Congress seeking designation of Pakistan as a "state sponsor of terrorism" on Wednesday.

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G20 agrees refugees a global issue - statement

US President Barack Obama was forced to use an emergency exit from Air Force One while other world leaders exited their plane through red-carpeted staircases as they arrived in Hangzhou for China's first G20 meeting. "We can't say that the results have been achieved". Obama said the meeting was "constructive but not conclusive". "I think he cares about some real, legitimate issues that need to be talked about and, if nothing else, what he's doing has generated more conversation around ...

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48 reported injured by vehicle bomb in east Turkey

Van, a city with a mixed Kurdish and Turkish population on the shores of the lake of the same name, has generally been spared the worst of attacks like those seen in the nearby city of Diyarbakir . Co-Mayor Fatma Yildiz, who was replaced Sunday morning, said the decision was "a blow against the will of the people", Dogan reported. Referring to the recent appointment of trustees by the Turkish government to some southeastern municipalities, the minister said the government had done what ...

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Palestinian pair try to stab Israeli officers, one shot dead

The second suspect then pulled a knife and tried to stab the border policemen, who opened fire at him too, police said, noting one of their forces was "very lightly wounded in his hand" during the incident. A 38-year-old female police officer suffered wounds to her neck and was badly injured, Samri added. Even if the young Palestinians who are carrying out the acts of terror are doing so on their own - an idea not everyone accepts - the sophistication of the attacks appears to becoming more ...

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Congo president calls for calm after bloody street clashes

Katumbi, who put the number of dead at more than 50, denies the corruption charges, and said that African Union mediator Edem Kodjo, a former Togolese premier appointed to arbitrate between the government and opposition, should be replaced because he is biased toward Kinshasa.

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CEO says Mylan isn't getting rich off EpiPen

Mylan has tried to quell the criticism first by offering customers a coupon worth up to $300 to offset the price of the device, and then announcing it would bring a generic version of the EpiPen to market for half the retail price.

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Soros to commit $500M to help refugees and migrants

While in New York , Minister McCallum participated in numerous events on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), including the High-Level Meeting on Refugees and Migrants where he delivered the plenary address for Canada.

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Vikings back to practice field

Week 2 takeaway: What is wrong with quarterback Aaron Rodgers? Not bad for a guy who was acquired two weeks ago. He's thrown for less than 215 yards in each contest. And Rodgers remains the most talented quarterback in the league. "There are several things you can look at.legitimate questions that can be asked about this team right now, and it's fair to ask them".

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Labour fail to agree on how shadow cabinet should be formed

And he responded to reports that Mr Corbyn was considering attempting to remove him from his Deputy Leader role by pointing out that he was directly elected by Labour members - which means the only way he could be removed was through another bruising ballot of party members nationwide.

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Syria convoy hit by Russian plane

He recited Moscow's changing narrative over a deadly attack this week on an aid convoy that has included everything from claims of a justifiable counterterror strike to vehicles spontaneously combusting. Laerke acknowledged that a full assessment had not been completed, but said the planned deliveries would take place now on a case-by-case basis. It said two of its ambulances, which are run by UOSSM and the World Health Organization, were destroyed and the three-story building collapsed.

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Protests in Charlotte After Police Shoot Another Black Man

A woman who identified herself as Scott's mother answered a cellphone listed for Scott's sister and told The Associated Press the family was not commenting. Charlotte police fatally shot Scott, who witnesses say was unarmed. When officers approached, the man exited the vehicle with the gun again. Police have not responded to her claims and her account could not be immediately verified.

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Donald Trump to Propose Nationwide Stop-and-Frisk Tonight on Hannity

It has since been scaled back. We did it in NY, it worked incredibly well, and you have to be proactive, and you know, you really help people change sort of change their mind automatically. "We did it in NY", he continued. Anger over police tactics has escalated since the stop-and-frisk controversies, as the deaths of African-Americans, many of them unarmed, at the hands of police have sparked unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, Baltimore and other cities.

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Moment Robot Detonates Pipe Bomb in Elizabeth, NJ

Monday. An explosive device possibly linked to the bombs that exploded in Manhattan and New Jersey this weekend detonated while a police robot attempted to disarm it. The discovery of the suspicious package came a day after the explosion in Manhattan and an unexploded pressure-cooker device was found four blocks away in New York City.

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Charlotte police chief: Officers recover gun after shooting

Scott was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries where he later passed away. Court records indicate that Scott had a criminal record including an assault conviction. Officer Brentley Vinson was at the apartment building with other officers when they saw Scott exit his auto with a gun and then get back in the vehicle, department spokesman Keith Trietley said .

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Duterte responds to EU's human rights criticism with the "F" word

He also said he ran a brothel and had been pressured to sell drugs to raise money for her election campaign, but had refused. De Lima's ouster "is a blatant and craven move to derail accountability for the appalling death toll from President Rodrigo Duterte's abusive 'war on drugs, '" USA -based Human Rights Watch said.

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Duchene scores twice as hosts eliminate Americans

There's no shame in losing to Canada and its golden generation of veteran leaders, but the Americans - one goal from winning gold at the 2010 Olympics - are headed the wrong direction. 20, 2016. Canada's next game is Wednesday night against Team Europe. Their lead doesn't last long as about a minute and a half later Marc-Edouard Vlasic flings the puck off the back boards and it bounces right to Duchene at the side of the net and he tucks it past Joanathan Quick and we're tied at 1.

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Government approves Rafale fighter jets deal

The deal is likely to be signed on Friday in the presence of French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, said sources. "The deal was approved at the meeting in the evening", the official told AFP on condition of anonymity. The French side had quoted a price of 8.6 billion Euros in January following which India refused to sign the contract. India then asked France to make the deal cost calculations on the basis of actual cost, or "Price as on today", plus European Inflation Indices.

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SC order to release more water disappoints Karnataka

The apex court's Tuesdays order will be placed at both meetings along with the state's representation to the supervisory committee meeting and the petitions it filed before thecourt pleading its inability to release any more water for irrigation in the neighbouring state.

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Thousands Evacuated as Fire Rips Through Greek Refugee Camp

Almost 60 percent of the Moria camp, including tents and metal-roofed cabins, were destroyed by the fire , a police official said. More than 5,000 people live on the island's camps which were created to house 3,500. Tent and shelters have been destoryed but there are no reports of any injuries. There have been long delays in processing asylum requests which have often caused tensions at Moria between different ethnic groups.

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Muslims around India celebrate Eid al-Adha

The meat from the sacrificed animal is considered pious and distributed among friends and family. In the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah when the Muslims offer the pilgrimage of Hajj and lasts for three days.

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41st President George HW Bush says he will vote for Clinton

Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend posted a picture of herself with Bush on Facebook Monday and added, "The President told me he's voting for Hillary". "Basically, he said he was going to vote for Hillary, he was going to support Secretary Clinton", Townsend said, recalling the meeting at a reception at the Points of Light Foundation.

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'US should not harbour a terrorist like Gulen'

Gulen, who now lives in rural Pennsylvania, has denied any connection to the coup but looms large as one of Erdogan's staunchest critics and commands a wide network of worldwide followers. Arming the Kurds directly is seen by United States commanders as a way of preparing the assault of Raqqa, but can also aggravate President Obama's already tense relations with Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan .

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ISIS suspected of mustard attack against US and Iraqi troops

The source said Isis had traded 23 organs - harvested from the injured and dead - with these people in the Nineveh province of Iraq. "ISIS have panicked after the waves of assassinations and have begun to cut off the main roads to the residential neighbourhoods, after declaring a state of emergency in the city", they added.

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Is George H.W. Bush voting for Hillary Clinton?

Ms Kennedy Townsend, a former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, posted a photo on Facebook of a meeting with George HW Bush , alongside the caption: "The President told me he's voting for Hillary!" Conway told CNN host Erin Burnett, who asked her about the development Tuesday night, that she has "respect" for the 41st president and his decision, but said it's "ironic" Bush would vote for "the wife of the man who knocked him out of the race" in 1992.

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Philippines' Duterte wants 6 months to tackle drug problem

He also raised his middle finger during the speech. The congressional testimony came a day after senators voted to remove De Lima as head of a house committee probing the drugs war, a campaign condemned by the United Nations and human rights groups but cheered by Filipinos exhausted of crime and drug addiction.


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