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No more water for Tamil Nadu;Karnataka decides,special House session on Saturday

The government, the legal experts said, based on a decision by the legislature against the release of water, could go before the Supreme Court pleading "helplessness" in obeying the court's direction for releasing of water in view of the conflicting directions from the two Constitutional bodies.

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State laws restrict public access to police video

Cellphone video taken by Keith Lamont Scott's wife captured the broad-daylight encounter that ended the 43-year-old black man's life and reveals a dispute between the woman and police officers over whether Scott was armed. Protesters have dismissed the claim by police that Scott was holding a gun when he was killed. The first night near the scene of the shooting and Wednesday and Thursday night protests in uptown Charlotte.

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Kerry sees some Syria progress, Russian Federation criticises US

In statements that Gentiloni made and that were broadcasted by Italian state TV after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in NY yesterday, he explained that he mentioned "to Lavrov that Italy was among the few countries that thought from the beginning that Russia's presence in the Syrian crisis would potentially have positive repercussions, especially given the influence that Moscow can wield on Assad".

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Duterte: Philippine senators deride witness behind President's 'death squad' link

In a statement , Human Rights Watch's Asia director Brad Adams categorized Matobato's claims as "very serious" and said there must be an independent probe on the matter if the president wanted his name cleared. After winning the election, he exhorted police to shoot to kill drug suspects who would resist arrest, promising them bounties and protection from prosecution.

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Billionaire commits $500 million to help refugees and migrants

Philippe Bolopion, deputy director of global advocacy for Human Rights Watch, said the worldwide community still had a long way to go in dealing with the crisis. The latest developments placed added importance on a meeting early Tuesday morning of the International Syria Support Group, comprised of about 20 countries supporting opposing sides in the conflict.

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Obama, Iraqi prime minister plan attack on Islamic State stronghold

The U.S. told invited countries that they must show up with significant commitments in hand to resettle and support more people displaced from that country. These bases are in addition to the large Iraqi base south of Mosul at Qayyarah, where hundreds of U.S. troops are already located to assist with supplies, logistics and support for the Iraqi forces.

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Pakistan fully prepared to face any adventurism from India: Tanveer

Pakistan must dismantle the infrastructure of terrorism if it has to be seen as a responsible member of the committee of UN. Sharif also extended support to the demands of the Kashmiri people for self determination and called on the UN Security Council to hold a free and fair plebiscite.

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Airstrikes on Aleppo in new Syria offensive

The intensity of the bombardment, which also included artillery barrages and barrel bombings by helicopters, brought new misery to the estimated 250,000 civilians trapped under siege by the army. His group had "martyrs under the rubble" in three locations. - On the Syrian government's use of overwhelming force: "When you have terrorists, you don't throw at them balloons or you don't use rubber sticks, for example".

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Large fire breaks out at Lesbos refugee camp

Different parts of the camp were set on fire that later grew out of control as a rumor spread that several migrants would return to Turkey in the coming days. An estimated 60,000 refugees are now registered in Greece, blocked by neighboring countries' closed borders. But the agreement has been fraught with delays, and most of the people in island camps have applied for asylum in Greece, launching a lengthy process during which they can not be deported.

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A closer look at voter ID laws across the US

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has warned that without independent observers, voter rights are endangered in the upcoming election. Fauquier County has about 47,000 registered voters. The commission singled out the expansion of early voting in its key recommendations to "improve the American voter's experience and promote confidence in the administration of USA elections".

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Addresses UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva

The Seattle Times reports hundreds of people marched through downtown Friday singing and praying among thundering drums. "Dakota Access Pipeline wants to build an oil pipeline under the river that is the source of our nation's drinking water".

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42 dead, 163 rescued from sinking immigrant boat off Egypt's coast

Frontex chief Fabrice Leggeri said in June that Egypt was becoming a "departure country" for migrants . "And this is what caused the catastrophe", Ahmed Darwish, an Egyptian survivor, told the Associated Press from a hospital bed. Over 2,800 have died while attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea so far this year, often in un-seaworthy and overloaded craft. While officials aren't sure where the boat was headed, they believed it may have been going to Italy.

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Militants release Norwegian hostage in Philippines

Edgard Arevalo. Tan said Sekkingstad and the three Indonesians were flown separately on Sunday afternoon from Jolo, Sulu. Sekkingstad stayed overnight in the camp of Moro National Liberation Front chair Nur Misuari from where he was picked up by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza.

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Syria war: New strikes in Aleppo as Syria announces offensive

It added that the authorities in Aleppo have taken all measures to facilitate the accommodation of the civilians who are leaving the rebel-held areas. Announcing the new offensive on state television late on Thursday, the Syrian government warned Aleppo residents to "stay away" from "terrorist positions".

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Syrian President Bashar Assad Says U.S. 'Not Genuine' About Cease-Fire

The ancient city, which has become both a symbol of resistance and the high price that civilians are paying in the war, has been carved into rebel- and government-controlled areas since 2012. Mr Kerry told the Security Council that while coalition members quickly admitted their mistake, Russian officials had offered different stories on who was responsible for Tuesday's United Nations aid convoy bombing near Aleppo that killed 20 people.

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China, Canada resolve canola trade row, mull extradition pact

China had been poised to toughen restrictions on imports of canola seed from Canada , which were valued past year at C$ 2 billion ($1.5 billion), by requiring that foreign material in shipments not exceed 1 percent. $ 2 billion - Value of Canadian canola seed exported to China in 2015. Canada , which has no formal extradition treaty with China, signed a treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal cases with the mainland in 1994, the first such pact China signed with another ...

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4 confirmed dead in shooting at mall north of Seattle

Sgt Mark Francis says authorities are searching for a man wearing grey who was last seen walking towards a highway from the mall. Francis added that there may be more shooters and police were in the process of clearing the mall. Reports suggest police and other emergency service personnel were called to the shopping centre in Burlington, Washington state, just after 7pm local time (4am CET).

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India Signs $8.7B Deal With France for 36 Fighter Jets

The long-awaited deal was inked in Delhi between defence minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian . Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India's plans to buy 36 Rafale fighter aircraft in fly-away condition during his trip to France a year ago.

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Dearborn Heights father used box cutter, gun on wife

The injured woman was identified as Faith Green , the mother of all four children . Two decades after murdering his pregnant wife, a Dearborn Heights man has been charged in another grisly crime, this time with killing four children and torturing his wife , who police say witnessed the killings of her two older children while bound with duct tape.

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Syria's Famed 'White Helmets' Group Says It's Being Targeted In New Offensive

NEWS BRIEF Dozens of people have been killed and several others wounded in airstrikes carried out by the Syrian military in rebel-held parts of Aleppo, less than a day after global diplomatic efforts in NY to restart a cease-fire failed.

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Obama to Go on Campaign Blitz for Clinton

Anselm College. According to figures from the poll, Clinton has 50% support among likely voters, while Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has 45%. In Ohio, Trump now has a 5-point lead in a Fox News poll , 42-37 percent. In the August version of the Quinnipiac swing-state poll, Clinton led Trump in Colorado, Iowa, and Virginia.

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Syrian ceasefire hangs in the balance as US, Russia spar

After seven days of continuous ceasefire - a deadline that would have been reached on Monday - Washington and Moscow then planned to begin coordinated attacks on jihadi groups that have exploited the chaos in Syria's six-year war to seize territory.

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Monday declared public holiday to celebrate Idd-Ul-Adha

Among Muslims, Abraham is called Ibrahim . Prophet Ibrahim wanted to prove his love and devotion to Allah and prepared to sacrifice his son Ismayil. "And O my people!" May Allah's peace be with you. Thus have We made them subject to you that you may magnify Allah for His Guidance to you. And give glad tidings (O Muhammad) to the Muhsinum (doers of good).

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Defiant Bashar al-Assad blames U.S. for Syria ceasefire collapse

Aid groups and global convoys have reported coming under fire, both from government forces and rebels. "Forty trucks are sitting at the Turkish-Syrian border, the food will be expiring on Monday". It was four airplanes", Assad said. A spokesman for the Nour el-Din el-Zinki rebel factions in the city says government forces have not been able to make any advances in the city in the last 24 hours.

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Netanyahu to Meet With Clinton, Trump on Sunday

But her weak spot remains' voters' perceptions of her honesty. This source added that the meeting with Trump came to fruition following a phone call between the GOP nominee's representatives and Netanyahu's office after it was clear that a similar meeting was going to take place with Clinton.

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Obama and PM patched up ties, avoided Palestinian 'elephant,' Israeli official says

Netanyahu complimented his host on "what I hear is a terrific golf game", and invited Obama to visit Israel after leaving the presidency to play a round. During his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, Obama reiterated the same message, saying that the Palestinians need to "reject incitement and recognize the legitimacy of Israel" while the Israelis " cannot permanently occupy and settle Palestinian land".

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At least 2 dead in shooting at Washington State mall

Mark Francis , a Washington state patrol spokesman, police are in search of at least one shooter. Francis says it wasn't immediately known if there was more than one gunman involved. Police have closed all road-access mall entrances and streets surrounding the mall. It's unclear where the shooting occurred, Francis said. Reports of the shooting began coming in about 7:20 p.m.

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Opposition HQ torched in DR Congo

Witnesses say some protesters threw stones and set tires and vehicles on fire, while police fired tear gas and live rounds at the demonstrators. It also called on people to gather on Tuesday "to keep up without hesitation the demands made today".

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Oklahoma police officer turns herself in on Crutcher death charges

Betty Shelby , 42, was booked at 1:11 a.m. Friday and spent 20 minutes in jail before the bond was posted. An attorney for Ms. Shelby, a police officer since 2011, has said that she believed Mr. An affidavit from District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler's office said the officer "reacted unreasonably" when she shot Crutcher, who did not have a gun.

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South Sudan challenges U.S. watchdog's report on corruption

Sudanese officials are accusing their southern neighbour of hosting groups which contribute to the worsening situation in Darfur, the Blue Nile and South Kordofan. Since December 2013, the USA has reportedly donated more than $1.6 billion in humanitarian aid to the world's youngest nation. Violent clashes involving tanks, helicopter gunships and heavy weaponry have continued since a peace agreement was signed in August 2015.

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Outgoing anti-EU firebrand Farage demands his party push for 'hard' Brexit

James, a former business analyst with a long career in the healthcare sector, pledged to ensure that the government acts on Ukip's demands in their Brexit negotiations - namely tighter immigration controls and more free trade. "To look forward and not backwards, to let bygones be bygones, the new leader has a clean slate and my advice is this - look outwards not inwards, be optimistic and positive, do not get bogged down in internal squabbling, and focus on fighting Ukip's enemies and not on ...

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Video of Keith Lamont Scott's Killing Offers Few New Answers

For a third night in a row Thursday, protesters chanted " release the video! " as they took to the streets in Charlotte, North Carolina, and called for police to release video of the shooting. Two people kneel over the figure with blue trousers, apparently Keith Scott, now lying on the ground. "I'm not coming near you, I'm gonna record you", his wife says.

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In about-face, Cruz says he'll vote for Trump

Cruz finished second to Trump in a bitter primary and for months balked in offering support, despite his previous pledge to endorse the eventual Republican nominee. A new poll shows that Republican candidate Donald Trump has once again surged ahead in the Georgia presidential race. It's time to elect the first female US president - not because she's a woman, but because she's hands-down the most qualified choice.

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Tensions between India and Pakistan mount after deadly Kashmir attack

Also recently, in the wake of the Uri terrorist attack (the deadliest attack on Indian Army in the past few years), Kabul reiterated its condemnation of Pakistan's inaction against terrorists. "There was pressure on the Manmohan Singh government to act". "Pakistan wants peace with India". Pakistan has made its intentions clear: it will exercise the nuclear option in a conventional war because it can not resist an attack by an immensely stronger India.

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Hillary Clinton's Between Two Ferns was Largely Improvised

Among other things, Zach suggested that Hillary, a former secretary of state, had fetched coffee for President Obama. Will the one with Hillary Clinton get even close? He really gives Zach a run for his money, and has great natural comedic timing.


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