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How Muslims Observe Eid Al-Adha, The Feast Of Sacrifice

As such, in many Muslim communities, families sacrifice an animal, and the meat is shared to the needy. Faithfuls attended special prayers at the historic Jama Masjid, Fatehpuri Masjid and other prominent mosques in all parts of the city and later greeted Eid Mubarak to others.

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George Soros pledges to invest $500m in refugees around the world

World leaders are grappling with the largest crisis of displaced persons since World War II, more than 65 million people who have fled their homes because of armed conflict or persecution, or because they are seeking asylum or a better way of life.

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Hundreds mistakenly granted citizenship due to records gaffe

While the countries of concern were not identified in the report, the us has been facing a refugee crisis this past year, in the wake of the genocide and civil war that has caused millions of migrants to flee Iraq and Syria. The OIG recommended that relevant DHS agencies " establish a plan for evaluating the eligibility of each naturalized citizen whose fingerprint records reveal deportation orders under a different identity " and what to do with those cases going forward.

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United States presidential debate: All you need to know

There's the scripted opponent who stays on message. Clinton has reportedly reviewed videos of Trump from primary debates, looking for trigger points that might cause him to lash out and lose points with voters, CBS local reported. Trump in May named 11 potential choices , including Texas Supreme Court justice Don Willett , a prolific Twitter-er who has a few times made Trump his target.

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Explosion in New Jersey Along Course of 5k Race Under Investigation

Bridget Root said had the race started on time, a large pack of runners would likely have been in the area at the time the device in the garbage can exploded. An explosion rocked the block of West 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. "Half was on one side of the street with a bunch of holes in it and the other pieces were across the street", Young said.

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Pakistan fighter jet crashes during training flight

The spokesperson had said that a Mirage aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed south of Dera Ismail Khan. Board of Inquiry has been formed to investigate into the incident. The PAF aircraft, F-7PG, was on a routine operational training when it met with the accident at Jamrud town, almost 20 km from here, a PAF spokesperson said.

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India Completes Deal to Buy 36 Rafales from France

But it continued to be held back by disagreements such as Delhi´s insistence that arms makers invest a percentage of the value of any major deal in India, known as the offset clause. The last combat jet to be purchased by India was Su-30 MKI from Russian Federation, but the French Rafale will now be the prized possession with an array of impressive weapons that include Meteor Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air and Scalp air to ground cruise missiles.

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Nawaz Sharif wants dialogue with India over Kashmir?

Prime Minister Sharif raised the Kashmir bogey at the UNGA calling Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani a "young leader" murdered by the Indian forces. M J Akbar, minister of state for India's external affairs, joined the anti-Pakistan tirade and branded Sharif's speech at the United Nations as "immature" and "full of threats".

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Russia: US must tell Syria rebels to keep truce

The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency said that rebel groups had breached the truce by firing seven mortars Wednesday morning in the countryside near Homs. Vitaly Churkin, the Russian ambassador, said there were discussions at the United Nations on the proposed resolution that could be adopted on Wednesday when the Security Council holds a special meeting on Syria.

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U.S. senator wants Congress consulted on Myanmar sanctions - documents

Scrapping that order would bring clarity to USA firms thinking about doing business in Burma, helping the economy and with it Suu Kyi's government. It remained unclear exactly when the remaining sanctions would be lifted; they apply to trade in jade and precious stones, and to doing business with some of Myanmar's military officials or their affiliates.

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UN Security Council wants nuke test ban implementation

China has clearly stated its opposition to independent sanctions beyond those at the UNSC level. South Korea's defense ministry has said that it is prepared for a worst case scenario , adding that it is assuming North Korea is capable of conducting another nuclear test.

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Thai police raid on suspected foreign forgery gang uncovers body in freezer

He was arrested with two other people at a building in Bangkok on Friday where firearms and ammunition were also found, Thai police said. Officers arrested a Briton, two Americans and two Myanmar nationals during an operation in which shots were fired and a policeman was wounded.

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No question of playing cricket with Pakistan, says BCCI chief Anurag Thakur

In a bid to internationalise it, he called the Kashmir protests as an "intifada", the Arab term used for the Palestinian uprising, but gained no traction. He also criticised India for blaming Pakistan for the Uri attack "without any evidence". "As long as terrorism doesn't end, we don't have to have any relationship [with Pakistan]", he added.

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Iran says United States shown 'yellow card' on JCPOA implementation

Iran has rung in the new school year, with President Hassan Rouhani calling for moderation, respect and banishment of violence to form the centerpiece of education. The Anti-Defamation League and other Jewish groups are calling on world leaders at the United Nations to condemn Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech, accusing Israel of oppressing Palestinians, and blaming "Zionist pressure groups" for causing the U.S.

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Philippine president on drug war: 'I can not kill them all'

Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, a key ally of Duterte, said in a speech that de Lima used her committee to tarnish the image of the president before the global community. "With those words, many were killed but they were the ones who fought [with authorities]", Duterte said. He also said "long-honored traditions of collegiality and civility" among senators were being destroyed, following last week's Senate hearing in which De Lima presented confessed hit man Edgar Matobato who linked the ...

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Lawmakers vow to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill

But the White House said the bill, which doesn't refer specifically to Saudi Arabia, could backfire by opening up the USA government and its officials to lawsuits by anyone accusing the US of supporting terrorism, rightly or wrongly. Saudi Arabia has always been accused of supporting the hijackers - charges which Saudi leadership strongly denies. It remains unclear whether the White House has peeled off enough votes to avert a veto override, which would be a major defeat for the president.

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Britain's May says will get the right trade deal with EU

Many US companies have found Britain an attractive place to base their European operations, but the country's vote to withdraw from the European Union, the world's biggest trading bloc, could jeopardise that. The group included Morgan Stanley president Colm Kelleher, said one source. The second is a reception in the evening for around 60 business leaders.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi out for around three weeks after rupturing adductor

After Wednesday's results, Barca finds itself in third place, three points behind Real Madrid and one behind Sevilla. Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. The setback has ruled the Barca star out of Argentina's upcoming South American World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Paraguay. Real remain top of La Liga on 13 points.

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At least 42 killed as boat carrying refugees capsizes off Egypt

It was not immediately possible to verify the differing accounts, but the survivor's comments suggest fewer people might be missing than initially thought. A military boat transports bodies of victims after a boat carrying migrants that capsized off Egypt's coast in Al-Beheira, Egypt, September 22, 2016.

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Federal Authorities Charge NY, NJ Bombing Suspect

One of those devices detonated Sunday night while a bomb squad robot was trying to disarm it, but no one was injured. One didn't go off. The federal government is charging Ahmad Khan Rahami in connection with the weekend bombings in NY and New Jersey.

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President Assad ends Syrian ceasefire blaming rebel groups for breaking the truce

On Monday, convoys of food and medical aid reached two hard-to-reach areas, according to David Swanson, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. This comes after the Syrian military announced it was over amid numerous violations, including an attack on an aid convoy, and apparent Russian unwillingness to press Damascus on the point.

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United States not keeping its word under Syria truce deal: Russian Federation

Missiles have been raining down on rebel held areas of Syria's Aleppo, causing widespread destruction that has overwhelmed rescue teams, as the Russian-backed Syrian army prepares a ground offensive to retake the city. United Nations envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, listens during a Security Council meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at U.N. headquarters. The United States and Russian Federation have been leading diplomatic efforts to negotiate a lasting ceasefire and have been ...

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Trump to call for six weeks paid maternity leave

In a speech Tuesday evening in suburban Philadelphia, Trump is expected, according to campaign aides, to go into more detail on a proposal he originally laid out last month in a wide-ranging economic speech - allowing parents to deduct the average cost of childcare from their taxes.

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Fed's internal split tied to duelling views on jobs outlook

He was one of three members of the rate-setting committee to favor a rate increase. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in a decade last December but has since stood pat. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari, responding to questions from the public on Twitter , said he believed the labor market continues to have slack and that he wanted to see the unemployment rate, now at 4.9 percent, to come down.

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Uri attack could be reaction to India's 'atrocities' in Kashmir: Sharif

India's relationship with Pakistan has nosedived following the Uri terror attack amid an outcry for retaliation against the neighbour. When asked whether there are any chances to play cricket with Pakistan, Thakur said, "In the context of what has happened even considering such a thought is not appropriate", reported PTI.

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Farage hands post-Brexit UKIP leadership to Diane James

The MEP for South East England put forward her vision for Brexit: "Yes to a 100 per cent European Union exit". He said: "I'm happy, upbeat and really pleased to have got almost 13 per cent of the votes, bearing in mind I'm not a national spokesman, I'm just a West Midlands chap who got out there".

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A pro-Trump Egyptian's thoughts on the US election

Senator from NY. Donald Trump is again taking credit for predicting current events after he had announced that the cause of Saturday's explosion in NY was a bomb before authorities had publicly said so. It was not clear if Trump would discuss his proposed Muslim ban with the Egyptian president. Trump met with Sisi this week while he was at the United Nations.

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Charlotte shooting of Keith Scott filmed by wife, released by family lawyers

The wife of a black man shot dead by police in North Carolina can be heard repeatedly telling officers he was not armed in a video she filmed herself. The department has thus far refused to release their video evidence to the public, but they have shown it to the family. RAKEYIA SCOTT: He doesn't have a gun.

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Immigrants Waiting to be Deported Instead Granted Citizenship

According to the report, all 858 immigrants who were granted citizenship were from "special interest countries," which means they were from countries that are of concern to the national security of the United States. The White House said Tuesday it's "clear" some systems need improving following a glitch with DHS' fingerprint system that led to hundreds of people inadvertently being granted citizenship.

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US Says It's Prepared to Extend Syrian Truce

U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby, acknowledged that the administration had seen the comments from the Syrian military, but that the "arrangement is with Russian Federation, which is responsible for the Syrian regime's compliance".

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Bauza: I don´t want a Messi war with Barcelona

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes rivals Barcelona have been weakened following the injury suffered by Lionel Messi. Luis Enrique, who was undecided about playing Messi for Barcelona's La Liga clash against Alaves on 10 September, used the forward as a second-half substitute only to see his side lose the tie 2-1.

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The real reason Angelina Jolie is divorcing Brad Pitt

A source tells the New York Post , that the 52-year-old actor is very upset about allegations that he hit the children and "is denying claims of inappropriate behavior". Brad Pitt has been interviewed by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, USA TODAY can confirm. Romper has reached out to both Pitt's and Jolie's representatives and is awaiting a response.

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Aleppo Airstrikes, Syrian Offensive Kill Hopes of Ceasefire

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. "We have four centers in eastern Aleppo ". "There are planes in the sky now", Ammar al Selmo, the head of Civil Defence in the opposition-held east, told Reuters from Aleppo on Saturday morning.

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Better behaved Diego Costa 'more dangerous' for Chelsea - Wenger

Arsene Wenger has dismissed the suggestion that Chelsea's recent dominance over Arsenal was down to Jose Mourinho and instead claimed that the strength of their players was decisive. I like the qualities of the player, and all the rest around [him] is not needed". Costa, who faces Arsenal in Saturday's game at the Emirates Stadium , has been a thorn in the side of the north London club since his move from Atletico to Stamford Bridge, facing them on three occasions and winning each ...

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White Helmets rescue group targeted in Syrian airstrikes, 3 medical centers destroyed

Russian Federation and the United States on 9 September agreed a deal aimed at putting Syria's peace process back on track. "Now it is essential to prevent a disruption of these agreements", Lavrov said. The Syrian army says it is targeting rebel positions in the city, and denies hitting civilians. A high-ranking military source confirmed that the bombardment was in preparation for a ground assault .


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