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Trump, Clinton meeting with Egypt's el-Sisi

According to Politico , despite protests from both the left and right , claiming that meeting with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi would be seen as an endorsement for his human right's violations; both presidential candidates met with the Egyptian president on Monday night.

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U.S. and Israel ink $38 billion military aid deal

The US and Israel have not disclosed the exact sum, but officials familiar with the deal told news agencies it totalled $3.8bn a year - up from the $3.1bn the US gave Israel annually under the previous 10-year deal that ends in 2018. It's important to remember that this aid largely benefits the USA defense industry and the Israeli occupation, but not the average Israeli. Israel has always been a major recipient of United States aid.

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Syria's war: UN 'ready' to resume humanitarian aid

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon used his farewell speech to the General Assembly in NY to denounce the "cowards" behind it. Tuesday's attack took place shortly after aid workers arrived in Syria's Khan Touman town near Aleppo following an earlier bombing.

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Nawaz Sharif seeks probe into Kashmir 'killings'

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. "The military operation, Zarb-i-Azb, is going on successfully, and we have dismantled the network of terrorists from Pakistan ", the PM added while stressing that peace with neighbors is our vision.

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Trump calls for racial unity, embraces 'stop and frisk'

If you're dancing and sliding and gliding n--r - I mean, Negro - you're a dancing and sliding and gliding Negro. He said he told Michael Jackson, "If you're poor, you are a poor negro". 14, 2016, in Flint, Michigan. "He only gave his 36 second press statement last week to try to change the subject", said Clinton spokesman Jesse Ferguson in a statement.

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Raids set rebel areas of Syria's Aleppo ablaze as fighting rages

The Syrian government declared the ceasefire ended on Monday after reporting 300 violations by the Western-backed Islamist "rebels" and in the wake of the United States bombing of a Syrian army outpost near the Deir al-Zor airport in eastern Syria on Saturday that killed as many as 90 soldiers and wounded another 100.

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North Korea ready to conduct another n-test: Seoul

The Global Times, run by the Chinese Communist Party, rejected the suggestion by the United States that Beijing was responsible for the North's pursuit of nuclear arms. US President Barack Obama made similar comments immediately after Friday's explosion. Yonhap reported that bad weather had delayed the flight of an advanced U.S.

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Pak has 'nothing to gain' from Uri attack, says Foreign Office

The four intruders, who had crossed in from Pakistan- occupied Kashmir (Pok) a day earlier, were affiliated to LeT as the terrorist module bore striking resemblance to the group from the same Pakistan-based terror outfit eliminated in Poonch on September 11, the sources said.

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Bill Clinton: The Fed will do the right thing on interest rates

It also said Chelsea Clinton should end her involvement if her mother wins in November. Some believed that the layoffs were handled in an insensitive way. The couple's daughter, Chelsea Clinton , will remain involved. After months of weathering mostly partisan attacks, Bill announced in August a series of imminent changes in leadership to the Clinton Foundation should Hillary make it to the White House, including plans to shutter C.G.I., the conference arm of the charity.

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Pew poll: Most voters 'frustrated,' 'disgusted' with 2016 election

North Carolina has been described as a "must-have state" if Trump is going to win the White House. Today's numbers indicate Clinton's largest margin since a Fox News poll from August 31 that gave her a 6-point edge. While both candidates are disliked, Trump's unfavorable ratings are significantly higher than Clinton's. A key to Clinton's final margin will be whether those doubting voters move to Clinton, stay home, go with the alternative candidates or possibly swallow hard and vote for ...

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Labour not this far from power since the 1930s, says David Miliband

Many Labour MPs resigned from the shadow cabinet in June in protest at Corbyn's leadership, arguing that he performed weakly in the failed referendum campaign to keep Britain in the EU. "Anything else would be destructive self-indulgence". His opponents doubt he can do it. Smith said Labour faces a choice "between renewing our party to pursue unity and power, or satisfying ourselves with ongoing division and opposition".

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Oil rises on reported USA crude stock draw, Japan import data

West Texas intermediate crude oil increased 2.5% to $44.12 a barrel on Monday. "The markets are girding themselves for the possibility of a rate increase this week", said Paul Nolte, chartered financial analyst at Kingsview Asset Management.

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Charlotte Picks Up Pieces Following Second Night of Rioting

North Carolina has a law that takes effect October 1 requiring a judge to approve releasing police video, and Police Chief Kerr Putney said he doesn't release video when a criminal investigation is ongoing. A valet and front desk attendant were punched in the face by protesters, hotel manager Matt Allen told CNN. As news of the shooting spread, protesters gathered, carrying signs that read " Black Lives Matter " and chanting "No justice, no peace!" Cops responded to a report of shots fired ...

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Bank of England's Forbes sees no case for further rate cut

But Forbes - an external member of the BoE's Monetary Policy Committee - said she believed August's rate cut and measures to support bank lending were probably sufficient for now. "This will require a level of resilience to be maintained that is at least as great as that now planned, which itself exceeds that required by intentional baseline standards", the FPC said.

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Charlotte shooting video to be released with 'compelling reason'

The police chief said Scott was holding a gun and posed a threat to officers, and that the policeman who shot him was black. Police ordered demonstrators to disperse while firing tear gas and flashbangs into crowds. After the shooting, protesters began throwing bottles, dirt clods and fireworks at the officers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Demonstrators sit on a street during a protest of Tuesday's fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte , N.C.

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Obama to Netanyahu: Settlement Construction Is Threatening the Two-State Solution

U.S. President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday that he had concerns about Israeli building in Yehudahand and Shomron and hoped the United States could continue to help achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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Aid trucks hit by air strikes as Syria says ceasefire over

Under the agreement, aid agencies should have unrestricted access to besieged populations. While the USA said the strike was an accident, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said it was evidence that the US was ready to back even Islamic State to further its goal of regime change in Syria.

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Obama creates marine sanctuary off New England coast

Almost 5,000 square miles of ocean off Cape Cod will be designated a marine national monument on Thursday, making it the first of its kind in the Atlantic. The newest Marine National Monument was announced by the president at the 3rd annual Our Ocean Conference in Washington D.C. this morning. Additionally, the canyons and seamounts provide habitat for protected species such as sea turtles and marine mammals, including endangered sperm, fin, and sei whales and Kemp's ridley turtles.

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Obama works to reassure Americans after bombing

Tannerite is sometimes mixed into targets, so that when the target is hit by a high velocity bullet, it produces a small explosion . While the idea that the incidents in NY and New Jersey were inspired by global terrorism may be disturbing, it doesn't make the devices any more unsafe or the injuries any more severe.

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Interactive Timeline Charts Series of NY, NJ Explosions

He is a naturalized citizen from Afghanistan. On Sunday night, FBI agents in Brooklyn stopped "a vehicle of interest" in the investigation of the Manhattan explosion, according to FBI spokeswoman Kelly Langmesser. However passengers should expect delays. The second device did not detonate and was being analyzed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. NY went on full alert, deploying almost 1,000 extra state police and National Guardsmen to airports, bus terminals and subway stations as ...

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Charlotte Under State of Emergency Amid Violent Protests

The injured protester, who has not been identified, was initially reported to be dead by Charlotte's police chief Kerr Putney. The Police Chief says the man was armed; he was told to drop the gun, he did not, and he was shot. Accounts differ over the shooting of Scott. Civil rights activists are now calling for more transparency. The officer said when he got out of his patrol vehicle, he was hit by a protestor in the wrist by a wrench.

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AAP legislator Amanatullah Khan granted bail

A police official said, "We will not arrest him now". "Came here at @DCP OFFICE sarita Vihar for general discussion.but they arrested me #Delhi Police (sic)", he tweeted. "Prima facie from the allegations, it appears that section 498A of IPC as such is not made out against the accused as there is no evidence for any demand of dowry or regarding mental / physical cruelty perpetrated by him on the complainant".

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Six-year-old offers a place in his family to Syrian boy

Omran became the face of Syria's raging civil war last month when footage emerged of him trying to wipe his bloodied hands in an ambulance after being caught in the collateral damage of an airstrike in Aleppo. The White House video has been viewed more than 60,000 times since it was posted. He said his little sister would collect butterflies for him. "In my school, I have a friend from Syria, Omar, and I will introduce him to Omran".

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Poll shows Trump and Clinton in dead heat in NC

The Elon University poll found Trump has a 44 percent advantage among likely voters in the Tar Heel State and 43 percent back Clinton. Among black voters, 98 percent chose Clinton, while 2 percent chose Trump. A new memo sent by Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook declares Clinton "has many paths to 270 electoral votes, while Donald Trump has very few" - he's right, but Trump's potential path to victory looks a bit wider than it did a month ago.

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Derrick Rose Rape Accuser Must Reveal Identity During Civil Trial, Judge Rules

So far, the woman who accused National Basketball Association player Derrick Rose of rape has gone by Jane Doe in court documents and media coverage; now, per U.S. "I think because her name is not revealed now, she isn't in complete panic", he said. "Do not test my patience", Fitzgerald said . According to her court filings, the woman and her friend were kicked out of Rose's home after getting into an argument with Ryan Allen, one of the National Basketball Association player's close friends.

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US president draws pledges from 50 countries to take in 360000 refugees

Obama told Mardini he could not be prouder of her, "for your courage and your resilience and the great example that you're setting for children everywhere - including your 8-year-old sister, who I know must look up to you". About 21 million refugees have been forced to flee their countries due to conflict or persecution, the United Nations says. "This crisis is a test of our common humanity - whether we give in to suspicion and fear and build walls, or whether we see ourselves in another", ...

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Pyongyang Improving Missile Technology, Could Take More Provocative Action Soon

An natural disaster of magnitude 5.3 was detected near the site where Pyongyang carries out its tests. The U.S. has been open about its response to North Korea's nuclear weapons test four days ago, which North Korea said was its strongest nuclear demonstration in its history.

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Police seek 28-year-old man

Police provided no specific description of the men who they said took the bag. Governor Andrew Cuomo, who said on Sunday that the attack did not appear to have a link to global terrorism, said new evidence might change that thinking. The FBI wanted poster , issued hours before the arrest, warned that Rahami "should be considered armed and unsafe". The Latest on an apparent explosion in Manhattan.

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Turkish army targets Syria after rocket attack blamed on Daesh

Earlier, Hurriyet newspaper reported citing a military source that Turkish armed forces are working out various plans to liberate Syria's Al-Bab city from the "Islamic State " (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group. According to the local media, the missile was launched from an area controlled by the Islamic State . The campaign, launched in August, is also meant to stop the advance of fighters of the Syrian Kurdish YPG, which Turkey sees as an extension of the outlawed ...

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Clinton campaign: Debate moderators should fact-check Trump

Likely voters reported dismay specifically over Trump's temperament at a 33 percent rate; 27 percent say that his comments about women, immigrants and Muslims worry them the most. It was only the latest dig on the 68-year-old Democratic candidate by Mr Trump, who has repeatedly mocked his rival's 'stamina, ' although he wished her well after she was diagnosed with pneumonia after she left the 9/11 commemoration ceremony.

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Obama, Netanyahu hold one last meeting after rocky eight-year relationship

The memo, signed a week ago, provides Israel with the largest single pledge of military assistance in USA history - $3.8 billion per year over a decade. They said the meeting lasted about a half-hour. Obama could, as Israeli news media speculated on Wednesday, back a resolution in the U.N. Security Council laying out new parameters for the Israelis.

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John Kerry launches blistering attack on Russia at UN

Secretary of State John Kerry told the council, referencing oft-repeated worldwide objectives of a united, secular and democratic Syria. Focused on protecting key aid routes in northern Syria, it was unclear if Russian Federation and Syria would agree.

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Air Force identifies pilot who died in California U-2 crash

Col. Barnes says both pilots onboard the U-2 ejected and deployed parachutes. She said she could not discuss what caused the plane to crash or Eadie's death. One day after the U-2 went down in the Sutter Buttes, the Air Force began a hard investigation as it mourned the loss of a pilot. All U-2's are temporarily grounded at Beale after its first crash in about two decades.

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At least 12 dead in attack on aid convoy in Syria

Meanwhile, UN humanitarian aid shipments remained undelivered - a key component of the deal. "While we have seen comments attributed to the Syrian military, our arrangement is with Russian Federation, which is responsible for the Syrian regime's compliance, so we expect Russian Federation to clarify their position".

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US Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

Fed Chair Janet Yellen was among the seven who voted to wait. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) maintained the current target for the federal funds rate at 25-50 basis points in September. Asian shares surged on Thursday, following gains on the Wall Street, as the Fed decision did not bother with any negative surprises. The decision leaves open the question of whether the committee might raise rates when it next meets November 1-2, just before the US presidential election.


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