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India summons Pakistani diplomat to protest over Uri attack

On Wani, he said , "The young leader murdered by Indian forces has emerged as a symbol of latest Kashmiri 'intifada'". The tweets from Vikas Swarup, spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, comes following the attack on an Indian army base in the Uri sector of India-held Kashmir earlier this week.

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Nawaz Sharif talks Kashmir at UN General Assembly

Sharif said "Indian brutalities [in Kashmir] are well documented" and that Pakistan would share with the Secretary General evidence of "violations of human rights" in J&K. Sharif had a plan to forcefully highlight the Kashmir violence on Wednesday night at UNGA address, but the scenario changed after Uri terrorist attack which spotlighted the issue of cross-border militancy.

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Connecticut pledges $220M in incentives to keep Sikorsky

Perhaps Wednesday will be considered an early victory lap. It provides the manufacturer with grants and tax exemptions in return for building the CH-53K King Stallion helicopters in CT through at least June 2032. More details are due to be announced Wednesday at a news conference. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz said the deal is "a significant first step in the three-way partnership between Sikorsky , the state and Teamsters Local 1150", which represents Sikorsky employees.

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Cauvery row: Karnataka to defer release of water to Tamil Nadu

The court's order comes after the Cauvery Suprevisory Committee in its report directed Karnataka to release 3000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu till the end of the month. The quantum was reduced on September 12 to 12,000 cusecs to be released till September 20. BJP union ministers from Karnataka had conveyed their inability to attend the meet because of the union cabinet meeting, Siddaramaiah said.

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Obama: 'Israel can not permanently occupy Palestinian land'

But the American leader said it is "important to keep alive the possibility of a stable and secure Israel that is at peace with its neighbors". "These are challenging times ". Fifty-three percent of Democrats "think that the Israeli government has too much influence" in the USA, while only 27 percent of Republicans said Israel exercises undue influence.

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Cauvery Row: BJP to boycott all party meet

He said the all-party meeting had advised the government to call the special legislature session to discuss the Supreme Court's direction and the Cabinet decided accordingly. Though the regional outfit Janata Dal has chose to attend the all-party meet, its Mandya parliamentarian Putturaja and a couple of state lawmakers have made a decision to resign from their constituencies in protest against the adverse verdict.

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Rome to drop its bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024

Ms Raggi, who won a landslide in June after promising to cancel the bid launched a year ago, said Rome was still paying off debts linked to hosting the 1960 Olympics. The bid had been slated to be centered around Romes historic monuments: a cycling sprint alongside the Roman Forum, beach volleyball at the Circus Maximus and the marathon passing through St.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking two witnesses in NY bombing

The company said it has been cooperating with the federal inquiry. A recording on a relative's mobile phone showed Mr Rahami testing out the material in a backyard just two days before the attacks. He served three months in prison for the domestic violence, but a grand jury decided not to indict him. NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce has previously said that police are looking to question the men, but that there is no indication they were involved in the bombing.

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European Union wants to speed up approval of Paris climate deal

The ratification by the European Union, which accounts for 12% of global greenhouse gas emissions, will be instrumental to reaching the required threshold of 55 countries and 55% of emissions. Some of the world's major economies have already ratified the Paris deal. Numerous other nations have committed to depositing their instruments of ratification for the Paris Agreement by the end of 2016, including Austria and Australia.

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Crude Oil Up on September 21 Due to Drop in Inventory Levels

These reports gave support to the crude oil prices to move to their highest price levels in a week on September 21. Some market participants were puzzled by the US crude draw when imports as a whole rose and refinery runs fell. A weaker dollar after the Federal Reserve's decision to leave USA interest rates unchanged and an oil workers' strike in Norway that threatened to cut North Sea crude output further boosted oil.

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Thousands of migrants flee huge fire at Greek camp

There are some 5,600 refugees now in Lesbos, according to the United Nations, but the island only has capacity for 3,600. Rumours of mass returns to Turkey have caused unrest among the migrants, according to the Greek Reporter . There were no reported injuries in the blaze on the island of Lesbos but about 200 children had to be moved to sheltered facilities in Mytilene, the island's capital.

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Hillary Clinton's Orlando, Florida Rally: The Photos You Need to See

Before signs that said "Love trumps hate" and "Inclusive Economy", Hillary Clinton told the crowd at an Orlando community center about her parents working class background, and that there is a basic bargain she wants to ensure for future generations.

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Ohio police chief 'sick and drained' after Tulsa shooting

Crutcher's sister also wants prosecutors to charge the officer who shot her unarmed brother. One caller told dispatchers that "a man ran from the vehicle saying 'It's going to blow, '" Jordan said. In that case, a grand jury indicted then-Sheriff Stanley Glanz on misdemeanor charges, and the volunteer deputy who shot Harris, Robert Bates, was convicted of second-degree manslaughter.

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FBI, NYPD Seek Two Men Who Took Suitcase, Left Bomb

Authorities said some of the journal was unintelligible because it was damaged in the shootout. The 28-year-old, according to the federal charge sheet published on Tuesday night, also "liked" several jihadi videos on his YouTube page. Patton says his office is available to meet with Rahami in New Jersey and represent him at a telephone or videoconference appearance. Earlier in the week he said they might have inadvertently disabled the bomb as they removed it from the suitcase.

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Obama draws pledges from 50 countries to take in 360 000 refugees

In a criticism of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump's rhetoric, US President Barack Obama said if America turned away refugees simply because they are "Muslim", it would reinforce the terrorists' propaganda and the "ugly lie" that the US is opposed to Islam.

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Airstrike hits medics in Syria as UN moves to resume aid

Security Council . Washington, Moscow and the council's other nations all sought to revive the U.S. "Supposedly we all want the same goal". "Today, UOSSM lost four of its members and the life of one nurse is hanging by a thread", said Dr Ziad Alissa, the head of UOSSM's branch in France.

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Oil up 2 pct after third surprise weekly US crude draw

U.S crude oil imports averaged 8.3 million barrels per day last week, higher by 247k barrels from the week before. Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, rose 1.6% to $46.62 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange. OPEC is holding a meeting next Wednesday in Algeria , but some officials have said no decisions would be taken as the meeting is an informal one. According to data provided by BP's Statistical Review of World Energy, in 2015 Saudi Arabia and the US each produced 13% of the ...

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Minnesota mall stabbings

A young Somali man dressed as a private security guard entered the Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud over the weekend wielding what appeared to be a kitchen knife. A spokesman for St. Cloud State University said Adan had pursued a degree in information systems and was enrolled in the college in 2014, but withdrew in the spring of 2016.

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Russian Federation warns of possible airstrikes on Syrian "moderate opposition groups"

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told the BBC his country was confident that Syria would honour the ceasefire agreement but had "more doubts about the opposition". According to Tasnim dispatches, the Syrian army redeployed its forces on Saturday to the Castillo Road after terrorists fired at a military post of the army.

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10 militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector

The head of military operations of the Indian army, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, said India had the desired capability to respond, without elaborating. After giving an assurance of going after the perpetrators of the deadly Uri attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday gave the green signal to diplomatically isolate Pakistan at every worldwide grouping.

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Drone was in area where U.N. convoy was struck in Syria

The bombing attacks on hospitals and children are "flagrant violations of worldwide law", he added. American secretary of state John Kerry has demanded the grounding of all aircraft over the key routes used by the humanitarian convoys but even would offer no guarantee of security as all sides acknowledge that the ceasefire that began nine days was never total, always shaky and has now all but collapsed.

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Stephen Colbert explains everything that's wrong with Trump Jr.'s Skittles meme

How do I know this? "In 1974, when I was six-years old, I was a refugee from the Turkish occupation of Cyprus so I would never approve the use of this image against refugees". Without addressing its statistical inaccuracies, Skittles' parent company Mars Inc also criticised Trump Jr's underlying comparison. "Would you take a handful?" This is pure greed from them.

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Iran officially rejects Saudi royals as Custodian of Two Holy Mosques

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blasted the "incompetence" of the Saudi royal family as he met with the families of victims of a deadly stampede during last year's hajj . He called Saudi prince to remember how desperate they were in providing security for Hajj rituals of last year and urged him to be responsible toward the bereaved nations of last year's tragedy of Mina.

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$1400 Bag Made From Dead Cat Goes Up For Auction

The ginger handbag, which was originally listed for NZ$1,400, has now been decreased to a minimum bid of NZ$1. The bag - with cat head attached - is up for auction on the Trade Me site, where it has a starting rice of £785. Third does not take commissions and said most of the cats used in her artwork were feral and shot on a farm owned by a friend. "Ha, you gotta be kitten me", one said.

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Law Enforcement Questions 5 People In NY Blast Probe After Traffic Stop

Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old nationalized USA citizen born in Afghanistan, was arrested by police after a shootout in the city of Linden, New Jersey. req.) had earlier reports on the search for Rahami. Wanted: Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28 year old male, is being sought in connection with the Chelsea bombing.

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Trump Says Most Upcoming Debates Are Rigged Against Him

She says that Trump helps recruit new fighters, and claims she is the "only candidate to take terrorists off the battlefield". For Clinton supporters, "she is not Trump" was tied with her experience in government as the most mentioned reason to vote for her.

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Nawaz Sharif accuses India of putting unacceptable conditions for talks

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday tweeted that "Pakistan is a terrorist state". Federal Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also said there was growing outrage about the attack in the border town of Uri , warning that patience with Pakistan was wearing thin.

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FBI Seeks 2 More Men in NYC Bomb Investigation

Investigators have said the two men are being sought as witnesses, not suspects. "We're aware of the reports but don't have any comment at this time", he told the AP. Fox News is told that she voluntarily gave a statement to US officials in the United Arab Emirates. "The Sixth Amendment (of the U.S. Constitution) requires that he be given access to counsel on the federal charges, and that he be presented without delay".

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Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks men who found suitcase stuffed with explosive in Chelsea

One of the bombs - the one that had been in the suitcase - did not explode. The official said investigators are looking closely at video recovered from the cell phone of an unidentified family member that allegedly shows Rahami "igniting incendiary material" in a backyard near his Elizabeth, N.J., home just two days before the NY explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.

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Johnson And Stein Fail To Qualify For First Presidential Debate

No third-party candidate has enough support to merit inclusion in the first USA presidential debate, leaving Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump a clear field to vie for support, organizers said Friday . Johnson has publicly said that being excluded from the debates would doom his campaign. They'll need to earn votes quickly: According to USA Today , the second presidential debate is scheduled for Sunday, Oct.

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FBI searching for 2 men related to bombing investigation

If it is not possible for Rahami's physical appearance in court because of the continuing medical treatment, Patton said an attorney from his office could represent the suspect in a telephone or video conference. The FBI said overnight that it wanted to speak with two men seen in surveillance footage picking up a second bag containing a pressure-cooker bomb believed to be planted by Rahami in Chelsea on Saturday night.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking 2 men for questioning in connection with explosive device

More details emerged about Rahami's past, including the disclosure that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had looked into him in 2014, but came up with nothing. Rahami planted two home-made improvised explosive devices which he built with pressure cookers - as did the Boston Marathon bombers in 2013 - in New York's Chelsea neighbourhood, one of which exploded and injured 29 people.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation releases image of two men wanted in connection with NYC bombing

A pressure-cooker bomb packed with shrapnel exploded Saturday evening in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. And a picture is emerging of an evidently-radicalised Ahmad Rahami , who remains in hospital in Newark, New Jersey - with the police waiting to question him and prosecutors wanting to begin proceedings even from his bed.

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Man wounded after attempt to enter Israeli Embassy in Turkey

The area surrounding the embassy was cordoned off as police examined the contents of his bag. He ran toward the gate and a security officer fired a warning shot, then shot the man in the leg. Several embassies in Ankara were closed late last week amid reports of a possible militant attack. Turkish media reports said staff at the embassy were moved to a shelter.

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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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