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De Blasio, NYPD Hold Press Conference On NY, NJ Bomb Attacks

Ahmad Khan Rahami , a man police earlier said they wanted to question in connection to the bombings in NY and New Jersey , is now in custody after a shootout with police in Linden, New Jersey, sources say. President Barack Obama said in a statement Monday morning that he is leaving "it to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement to provide details".

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Mayor: One of five devices found in NJ city explodes

Nor was it clear the explosives had any connection to one that occurred in Seaside Park, New Jersey Saturday morning. No one was injured. Five people were reportedly being held for questioning in NY in possible relation to the attacks. commute. Officials have said that the robot tried to defuse the explosives, but instead it cut a wrong wire, triggering a huge explosion. Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains began rolling at 5:30 a.m.

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Recession: Senate recommends sale of national assets

Okechukwu Enelama takes over from him. As part of strategies to overcome the present economic recession in the country, senators have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reshuffle his cabinet and ensure that ministers are place in ministries where there core competences would be more effectively harnessed.

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Google Criticizes EC's New Proposals on Digital Copyrights

The EC proposed a minimum 90 days a year of "roam like home", but some members of the European Parliament have said this is not enough to realise the original promise of free roaming. "Everyone benefiting from connectivity means that it should not matter where you live or how much you earn", Juncker said . The Commission is aiming for an interim goal of 5G in a major city in each member state by 2020.

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Obama pledges to lift economic sanctions against Myanmar

For the U.S., rivalry with China has given considerable momentum (and rare cross-party support) to USA engagement. The United States is to lift trade sanctions against Myanmar. Now in power, her government is eager to show it can deliver economic dividends. Changing the country's constitution to make her eligible for the top post would require the support of the military's large voting bloc in parliament, which leaders have signaled is unlikely.

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Terrorism charges filed against accused Chelsea bomber

Rahami is an Afghan-born USA citizen. Complaints filed in federal court in Manhattan and New Jersey contain details from the investigation and Rahami's handwritten journal, which was damaged from a shootout with police. Miller said he thought federal guidelines and his own department's guidelines would allow such a move. The blasts came two years after the Federal Bureau of Investigation looked into Rahami's activities but found nothing tying him to terrorism.

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'State of Emergency' Declared In Charlotte After Protests Turn Violent

Police in riot gear then began marching arm-in-arm through central Charlotte junctions, firing tear gas at people who charged them. One person was shot by another civilian during the latest protests Wednesday night, city officials said .

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Emergency declared after violent clashes in Charlotte

Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency and said he initiated efforts to deploy members of the National Guard and State Highway Patrol to Charlotte". Officer Brentley Vinson, who is black, then shot him. "I can also tell you we did not find a book", Putney told a news conference. Flowers sit on the ground outside The Village at College Downs complex where Scott was shot and killed .

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Uri attack: China urges India & Pak to exercise 'restraint'

The counter-infiltration operations along the Line of Control in Kashmir today entered the second day even as the Army conducted a search to recover bodies of terrorists killed in the failed infiltration bids in Nowgam and Uri sectors. The area on the LoC where the infiltrating militants were challenged by the army is barely six km from the army camp that was attacked by four suicide guerrillas on Sunday morning in the garrison town of Uri .

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M J Akbar lambast Nawaz Sharif's speech at United Nations as "rising immaturity"

India rejected Sharif's remarks in a statement to the UN General Assembly from Eenam Gambhir, a senior diplomat at its UN mission. We hope that the situation between India and Pakistan will not escalate. The UN chief made the comment to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after the Pak PM handed over a dossier to Ban containing evidence of alleged human rights violations by Indian forces in Kashmir.

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USA says some 360000 refugee spots pledged at United Nations

The UN estimates there are about 21.3 million refugees forced to flee due to armed conflict or persecution. The highlight of today's debate was the address by the president of the host country, Barack Obama who thrilled the assembly with his call for a model for global relations, quoting Martin Luther King Jr., saying he believes people should strive to be "coworkers with God", in the pursuit of peace and prosperity.

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49ers' Kaepernick claims he has received death threats

I don't want that to happen. "Granted, I don't want that to happen". This is in stark contrast to Rice's previous opinion on the matter , in which he supported Kaepernick, but said he wasn't a huge fan of the way in which Kap went about his business.

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Mylan CEO defends cost of lifesaving EpiPens to angry lawmakers

Bresch emphasized in her written testimony that her company donated hundreds of thousands of EpiPen injectors to schools to help safeguard children from potentially fatal allergic reactions. Duncan, like other Republicans, said the free market is not working in this case because Mylan has a virtual monopoly over auto-injected epinephrine.

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McCrory declares state of emergency after violent protests erupt in Charlotte

As they approached downtown Charlotte's central intersection, protesters confronted a column of patrol cars and officers in front of the Omni Charlotte Hotel and began to surround groups of police and their vehicles. Police used tear gas to clear the area, blocking the entrance. One person was arrested. He said officers couldn't find a book at the scene. "My daddy's dead! My daddy's dead!" she screams.

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Syria's Assad says US strikes "flagrant aggression"

US officials said there are lingering questions about reports that the troops or people on the ground were not wearing uniforms and that they were armed, leading to confusion about who they might be. "A Syrian warplane belonging to the Syrian regime was brought down when targeted by fighters from the Islamic State in the city of Deir al-Zor", Amaq said in an online statement.

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Russia beats Team North America as offence shines

For the New York Islander Nikolai Kulemin and the Russians, this was a must win game. "It's tough for them to go, 'Hey, I can't go anymore, ' to their teammates there and their country". It was sometime during the exhibition portion of the World Cup when Nathan MacKinnon boldly stated that he would put Team North America's skill and speed against any other team in the tournament.

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Nations can 'do more' to help refugees

It's not the subject of this summit, but we all know that what is happening in Syria, for example, is unacceptable. "We cannot unwind integration any more than we can stuff technology back into a box", Obama said. He lamented that while the world has become a safer and more prosperous place by many measures, people have lost faith in public institutions amid frightening problems like terrorism and a devastating refugee crisis.

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50 countries to take in 360000 refugees this year: Obama

Also missing from the summit were strong commitments to take steps to ensure access to protection for the many refugees who-at this very moment-are blocked from fleeing across borders to access asylum and other global protection, many stranded in unsafe or hard situations.

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'American Horror Story: Roanoke' Recap: Meet the Naughty Murder Nurses

Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr. play their re-enactors. From raining teeth, to pig-like monsters, to serial killer nurses - it seems nothing will be enough to convince the married couple, newly moved into the North Carolina Farmhouse that they're new home is being haunted.

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Rick Scott declares Miami's Wynwood neighborhood Zika

The news doesn't mean that Zika has been eradicated throughout South Florida. No new cases of Zika have been reported in Wynwood since early August, and on Monday health officials declared it to be no longer a zone of active local transmission.

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Migrants flee burning Greek camp of Moria on Lesbos

UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, said the fire was linked in part to poor living conditions and a prevailing feeling of uncertainty among many in the camp. It was not immediately clear how extensive the fire in the camp was. But their journey is now facing difficulties as several eastern European and Balkan states closed their borders earlier this year.

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Pakistan troops fire at Indian positions in Uri

For the second day since Sunday's sneak attack, Modi remained cloistered Tuesday with his advisers, considering a range of political, diplomatic, and military options. For decades India has tried to persuade the USA and other allies to isolate Pakistan as a "terrorist state" until it cracks down on militancy on its soil, but without much success.

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While Illuminating, Tulsa Videos Leave out Key Details

An attorney for Crutcher's family said the window on the vehicle was closed, disputing Shelby's account. In that case, an officer used a stun gun on Crutcher twice while he was face down on the ground because the officer said Crutcher didn't comply with at least three orders to show his hands, a police affidavit states.

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As Suu Kyi visits, US announces lifting of Myanmar sanctions

The legislation also asks for a comprehensive, multi-year strategy to promote development and supports extending the country preferential treatment under the U.S. Suu Kyi said, "We are very interested in successful businesses..." "As a result of the SDN list and major investment annual reporting requirements, American companies are at a disadvantage when it comes to speed and cost of investing in Myanmar", he said, noting that any further easing by the USA government would be "gratefully ...

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Pakistani PM Says India Putting 'Unacceptable' Conditions On Talks

India has raised the possibility that Pakistan is guilty of "war crimes" by sponsoring terrorism as an instrument of state policy, delivering one of the harshest criticism of its neighbour in an global forum in recent times. He also offered talks on a bilateral nuclear test ban treaty and bilateral arms control and disarmament measures to prevent conflict. Sharif in his speech had said: "We demand the immediate release of all Kashmiri political prisoners; an end to the curfew; freedom ...

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Palestinian Attacks on Israeli Targets Multiply; More Expected through Holiday Period

The death raised to five the number of alleged attackers - four Palestinians and a Jordanian - killed since Friday in incidents in which Israeli authorities said at least nine Israelis have been wounded. Shortly afterward, two Palestinians rammed their vehicle into a bus stop, wounding three Israeli civilians near a West Bank settlement. It was the fifth attack on Israeli security forces or civilians since Friday after a three-week lull in a almost year-long wave of violence.

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One shot in second night of Charlotte police shooting protests

Charlotte city officials confirmed that a man suffered gunshot wounds during Wednesday evening's protests, and was on life support and in a critical condition. According to Brad Panovich, the Chief Meterologist at NBC TV affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina, police were threatening protesters with arrest.

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Republican George W. Bush plans to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton

Former President George H.W. Bush, father of former President George W. Bush and failed presidential candidate Jeb Bush, could be abandoning his party and voting for Hillary Clinton, reports said. In Maine, Trump and Clinton are in a dead heat heading into the November 8 election, according to a recent poll. "At age 91, President Bush is retired from politics", a spokesman for Bush 41 told The Texas Tribune in May.

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Soros to invest $500M to help refugees, migrants

That so many people should have to leave their countries is shocking. Turkey , home to 2.7 million Syrians, said no country can afford to turn its back on the refugee crisis. Until more countries, especially wealthy ones, take in a significantly greater and fairer share of the world's refugees , they will remain on the wrong side of history.

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NIA probe underway, seeks to ID photos of attackers

The GPS data may now help in finding if the terrorists were from Pakistan. "During preliminary investigations, NIA sleuths have observed that the four fidayeen had sneaked into the highly fortified garrison along the Line of Control with possible support from the inside and proceeded straight to the barracks where the troops of the incoming 6-Bihar regiment and the outgoing 10-Dogra had been lodged", a source told DH.

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NY, NJ bombings suspect charged with federal crimes

They had actually picked this up off the street and they walked off with it. He was arrested after he wounded two police officers before he was shot and captured in Linden, N.J., where he had been spotted sleeping in the vestibule of a closed bar.

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Canada's Trudeau sidesteps questions on extraditions to China

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on August 31, 2016. But some Western countries have been reluctant to help, not wanting to send people back to a country where rights groups say mistreatment of criminal suspects remains a problem, and also complaining China is unwilling to provide proof of their crimes.

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Muslim pilgrims ascend Arafat in Hajj climax

The pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat, around 15 km from Mecca for one long day and live in tents from dawn to dusk. From a distance, the hill appeared a snowy white, as male pilgrims wear a seamless two-piece white garment, ihram. Güvenç, who performed Hajj for the first time, thanked Saudi Arabia for all what it has provided for pilgrims who were overwhelmed by the services.

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Kashmir: Army Foils Two Infiltration Bids Along LoC

Army troops intercepted a group of 10 to 12 ultras near the Line of Control and foiled an infiltration bid in the Uri sector. Army has been engaged in counter infiltration operations in Uri and Nowgam sectors for the past two days in which one soldier has been killed.

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Colin Kaepernick: Quarterback says he has received death threats

I think it will be very telling what happens with the officers that killed him because everybody's eyes will be on this". Kaepernick also discussed the September 16 shooting of Terence Crutcher , an unarmed black man whose videotaped death at the hands of Tulsa, OK police officers has prompted widespread condemnation and demands for justice.


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