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Things to Know About the Unrest and State-of-Emergency in Charlotte

That man sits out here every day and waits on his son to get off the bus. North Carolina prosecutors are asking the State Bureau of Investigation to look into the shooting, and the U.S. The North Carolina National Guard arrived at a Charlotte armory early Thursday, and Guard vehicles left the armory about 8 a.m. On Wednesday night, scores of demonstrators in the city's bustling downtown section attacked reporters and others, smashed windows of hotels, office buildings and restaurants, and ...

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India vs Pakistan at the UN General Assembly. Who said what

Talks between the two countries have repeatedly stalled over India's demands for more information on the attack's planners, but Pakistan says the Kashmir issue needs to be solved first. Gambhir said India sees in Pakistan "a terrorist state" which channelises billions of dollars, much of it diverted from worldwide aid, to training, financing and supporting terrorist groups as militant proxies against it neighbours.

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NY bomb suspect 'received instructions to attack'

Investigators say Rahami planted two bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood Saturday night. But in Wednesday's poster it said agents are "interested in speaking to these individuals and recovering the luggage". A New Jersey mayor says an Afghan-American man sought in connection with a bombing that wounded more than two dozen people in NY has been arrested in Linden, New Jersey.

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France protests after Belgian police drive migrants over its border

France strongly condemned the officers' action which "does not conform to the normal work practices agreed between France and Belgium". The weird chain of events began on Tuesday evening, when French police in an unmarked auto stopped the Belgian police van carrying the 13 migrants, including three minors, on the French side of the border in Nieppe, north-west of Lille.

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Tulsa cop who shot unarmed black man charged with manslaughter

The White House says Obama expressed his condolences to both mayors and affirmed the administration's commitment to provide assistance as needed. "We will be out here every single day until she gets murder", Tulsa resident Tammi Sims said .

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall after phones catch fire

The products safety agency has also asked Samsung to extend its refund period for customers who missed the Monday deadline for claiming them. "We need more measures to actively inform consumers", he added. This is in relation to a product recall on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 by Samsung . Samsung had on September 2, 2016, announced an official Galaxy Note7 replacement programme due to a rare battery cell manufacturing error which had led to a few reported incidents.

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Trump vs Clinton - Debate will mark biggest moment of election

In a four-way race, the poll shows Clinton leading Trump 43% to 37% with Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson getting 9% and Green Party candidate Jill Stein at 3%. "If those reluctant Republicans return to Trump and he continues to make inroads among other groups, then her lead could disappear". - Clinton's recent health problems, at 44 percent.

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Trump Is Inadvertently Helping UN Climate Change Legislation

The United Nations and sane people everywhere are in a genuine state of panic that Donald Trump could derail the Paris climate change agreement if elected to the presidency. Once the accord is implemented, it'll take the United States four years to legally withdraw. "When the Paris agreement enters into force this year, it will be a major step forward on our journey for a more secure, more equitable and more prosperous future", Ban said.

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Rodrigo Duterte killed justice official, hitman tells Philippine senate

According to de Lima, Matobato's testimony shows a clear pattern between the hundreds being killed in Duterte's current drugs campaign and the more than a 1,000 deaths documented in Davao between 1988 and 2013. Alan Peter Cayetano accused Matobato of being part of a plot to unseat Duterte. The witness told the Senate that former Vice Mayor of Davao and Duterte's son, Paulo Duterte, also ordered killings.

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"No Cause for Comfort" — UN Refugee Summit

The United States said 52 countries taking part in a USA -led summit were stepping up to accelerate resettlement and boost financial support for refugees. David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee and a former British Foreign Secretary, said he's hopeful but waiting to see whether any agreements are backed up with action.

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Can Mariners bounce back tonight vs. Toronto & Blue Jays fan base

Heredia was sacrificed to third, with first baseman Ryan Goins throwing to Donaldson in a vain shot at the lead runner; Robinson Cano ended it with a walkoff sacrifice fly to left. After Estrada walked Leonys Martin to open the eighth inning, Jason Grilli walked the bases loaded with two out before Roberto Osuna retired Cano on a deep fly to right.

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How did Team LGBT do at the Rio Paralympic Games?

Those included 27 Olympic gold medals. China bagged 239 medal in Rio to enjoy the top position in medal count standings followed by Britain and Ukraine who scooped 147 and 117 medals respectively. Kadeena Cox participated in two sports and won gold medals for each, at Rio Paralympics. "We wanted to continue the momentum and we smashed it". Nigeria's Paralympians returned to the country on Sunday.

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US general says Russia responsible for attack on aid convoy

But officials said Wednesday the US has gathered enough intelligence to conclude that Russian Federation, not Syria, launched the airstrike. "You have got aid convoys with United Nations markings on them being targeted, you have got medical facilities being blown up".

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State of Emergency declared in Charlotte after second night of violent protest

City of Charlotte officials said police were not responsible for the shooting but protesters doubted the claim. Police in Charlotte defended their actions in the death of Mr Scott by insisting he had been repeatedly warned to drop his gun.

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Obama tells Netanyahu of United States concern on settlements, urges peace

Obama and Netanyahu, who has been the president's most troublesome ally on the world stage, met for probably the last time in the aftermath of the U.N. It's the largest singly military aid package in US history, 20% more than the last 10-year agreement with Israel. "It greatly enhances Israel's security", the Israeli PM said.

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Destroyed aid convoy in Syria: what we know

The Russian Defense Ministry says that a U.S. coalition drone was in the vicinity of a humanitarian convoy when it was attacked outside Aleppo. White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said either way, the US held Russian Federation responsible, because it was Russia's job under the week-old cease-fire to prevent Syria's air force from striking in areas where humanitarian aid was being transported.

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Uri attack: Nawaz Sharif says India has habit of blaming Pakistan

Asked if India has given a "timeframe" for Pakistan to respond to its offer to provide fingerprints and DNA of the terrorists involved in Uri and Poonch attacks, Swarup said considering eight years have passed since Mumbai terror attack trial has been dragging, India has not put any timeframe.

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Russia, US spar at United Nations as air strikes pound Aleppo

The United States and Russian Federation blamed each other for Syria's failing cease-fire Wednesday, illustrating why a fractured U.N. Security Council has been unable for more than five years to do anything to stop the Arab country's civil war.

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Islamic State may have used chemical weapon on US, Iraqi troops

Mustard gas is a vicious chemical agent. One official told CNN News that the agent had "low purity" and was "poorly weaponised" while a second official labelled the strike "ineffective". Shabak fighters undergo training before the upcoming battle to recapture Mosul in Diyala province, Iraq September 19, 2016. "Iraqi troops are continuing the liberation battles of the western areas, backed by the worldwide coalition aviation launched an airstrike targeting ISIS members near Haditha west ...

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National Guard arrives in Charlotte after governor issues State of Emergency

A police officer was also being treated for injuries suffered during the protests, officials added. "The policy has been that until all the piece of evidence are in place, until the witnesses have been interviewed, until we can gather a full picture, that we are not releasing that", she said.

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Netanyahu and Obama exchange warm words as they meet for final time

Netanyahu pushed back. President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday he had concerns about Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank and hoped the United States could still help to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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Images of Walmart Discipline Go Viral, Spark Larger Debate

Erika Burch took this photo September 19, 2016 in a Cleveland, Texas Walmart, showing a father apparently dragging a child by the hair. Erika Burch posted photos to Facebook of what she witnessed at a Texas Walmart. "The sergeant in Cleveland TX said, 'He has the right to discipline his children!'" wrote Burch. For it to be deemed abuse, bodily injuries to the child must be visible.

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UN Ready To Resume Aid Convoys to Syria After Airstrikes

A Russian military spokesman said a USA -led coalition Predator drone was in the area at the time. The US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for all planes to be grounded in key areas of Syria to save the truce there, following an attack on an aid convoy.

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Clinton or Trump victory? America says 'meh'

Both numbers are slightly down from where they were during the primary process in May. Many voters also had unqualified praise for their preferred candidate . I've been at this. Clinton and Trump are set to square off on Monday at Hofstra University in NY. When conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked Trump in June if he would be practicing for the debates, the GOP nominee expressed a worry that a candidate can actually prepare too much.

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Things to know about Somalis in Minnesota

Adan - whose name was confirmed by the St. Cloud Police Department on Monday night - allegedly entered the city's Crossroads Mall wearing a private security uniform. Somali families began resettling in the city in large numbers at the turn of the century, and their children have become fixtures in the schools-more than 16 percent of the district's students are Somali.

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Trump says he ended birther talk to 'get on with the campaign'

That's hard to game out'. Overall, about a third of both Trump and Clinton supporters said the main reason they supported their chosen candidate was that he or she wasn't the other one, Pew found. The senior official acknowledged Wednesday that it's the "most important night of the entire election" so far. "Hillary Clinton is taking the day off again, she needs the rest.

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Pakistan cancels flights to Gilgit-Baltistan amid tensions with India

A statement from Home Ministry said all countries except Pakistan sent top senior diplomats for the meet . Other political leaders also hailed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for effectively raising the Kashmir issue and conveying the world leadership, Pakistan's economic achievements and vision for regional peace.

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Senate votes to back $1 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

The resolution was put forward by Senators Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut), who argued that Saudi Arabia's role in the conflict in Yemen and its human rights record make it a problematic recipient of American arms.

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India calls Pakistan 'terrorist state' at United Nations debate

Sharif had glorified a self-declared terrorist (Burhan Wani) belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen. "This is self-incrimination by Pakistan", Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar told a press conference in NY. Sharif described Wani as a "young leader murdered by Indian forces" who has become the "symbol of the latest Kashmiri intifada ". India, in its right to reply during the General Debate at United Nations, said Pakistan has "democracy deficit".

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Iraq moves to liberate town near Mosul from Daesh militants

Mr Key recently extended New Zealand's Iraq mission to 2018, but Mr al-Abadi said training up the Iraqi Army would take a long time and he wanted New Zealand to stay on for longer. Iraqi and United States officials are also concerned there has not been enough planning for how to manage Mosul, a mosaic of ethnic and sectarian groups, if and when ISIL is removed.

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Putin names close ally to head Russia's spy agency

Gennady Gudkov, a former KGB colonel-turned-anti-Putin-politician, told RFE/RL's Russian Service that he believed the Kommersant report indicates, "The country has made a conscious decision to pursue the worst-case scenario". Putin nominated former Duma boss Sergei Naryshkin - widely reported to have served with him in the Soviet-era KGB - to take over as head of the SVR from Mikhail Fradkov, days after a thumping win for the ruling United Russia party at legislative elections that will ...

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Oil prices slide on oversupply pessimism

But by the close, oil pared much of its advance as the market turned skeptical of OPEC's commitment to an output freeze, especially with key members of the group boosting exports while talking of a production deal. The oil market is in heightened focus ahead of a meeting of OPEC and other major crude-producing countries in September 26-28 in Algeria. The pending expiry after Tuesday's settlement of WTI's October delivery contract, the front-month for the US crude benchmark, had also weighed ...

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Obama and Netanyahu Tout Cooperation in Last Official Meeting

General Assembly. He thanked Obama for the recent USA agreement on a 10-year, $38 billion military assistance package for Israel, the biggest military aid pact for a foreign country ever agreed to by Washington. "Your voice, your influential voice" will remain "for many decades", he told Mr. Obama. Obama and Netanyahu have often had a contentious relationship, the low point of which occurred in 2015 when Netanyahu, without informing the White House ahead of time, arranged a trip to ...

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Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired at United States troops in Iraq

The official described ISIS's use of blistering agent as "militarily insignificant", though American troops are prepared for potential chemical weapons exposure. The attack took place midday Tuesday at Qayyarah West Air Base in northern Iraq where US and Iraqi forces are building up an operations hub to retake Mosul, Islamic State group's stronghold in that country.

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U.S. says Russian Federation must clarify Syria army statement that truce is over

The ICRC says it also delivered materials to fix the town's water network as well as hygiene products. -Russian brokered cease-fire had failed. The Syrian military announced Monday it is no longer observing a cease-fire brokered by the USA and Russian Federation to allow food and medicine into besieged areas.


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