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U.S showed solidarity with South Korea after nuclear test

The US also keeps more than 28,000 troops in the South, and tens of thousands more in Japan. The flight by the B-1B bombers demonstrated the United States' commitment to providing "extended deterrence", including the threat of using nuclear weapons, to protect the South, said Gen.

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Syrian troops advance near Aleppo, water cut off across city

The intense airstrikes are targeting residential areas and buildings used by the volunteer group known as the "White Helmets". At a news conference in New York, Mr Lavrov said the U.S. Unicef Deputy Director Justin Forsyth said: " Aleppo is slowly dying, and the world is watching, and the water is being cut off and bombed - it is just the latest act of inhumanity".

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Syrian official promises Aleppo ground offensive

He said it is the United States that needs to come around to the idea that President Bashar al-Assad is the only viable partner in the fight against terrorism, calling his army "the single most efficient force fighting terror in Syria ".

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New Zealand collapse for 262 to concede lead to India

The batsmen certainly found it hard to judge which way the ball would turn. With things going New Zealand's way, Jadeja struck against the run of play to remove Ronchi (38). He was never in an undue hurry to get his runs. The 124-run stand between Williamson and Tom Latham had threatened to take the game away from India .

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Slovenia Čeferin elected President of UEFA to replace disgraced Platini

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini banned from football activities. FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio admits Aleksander Ceferin's rise to UEFA power happened "in a way that not even we expected". Both candidates had promised to help the smaller countries and leagues in the face of a growing divide between a handful of rich clubs and everyone else.

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George Soros is investing $500 million to help refugees

Failing the long-suffering people of Syria, in not ending the war in its infancy. The promise was that Jordan will continue to bear responsibility for refugees in return for donations by rich countries until the Syrian conflict is solved and refugees return home.

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Rebel-held Parts of Aleppo Without Water After Syrian Bombing

Syria's military threatened a ground offensive in Aleppo and pounded the city's rebel-held neighborhoods with airstrikes on Friday, killing dozens, demolishing buildings and damaging a main water station in an escalation that could doom faltering attempts to revive a cease-fire .

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Gabon: Ping rejects court ruling on Bongo election win

The Constitutional Court , while partially changing the results of the close August 27 vote, said Bongo increased his lead over Ping to a still-slim 11,000 votes. "(Deby) urges the political opposition to demonstrate more responsibility and privilege dialogue and consultation", said a statement released by Chad's presidency.

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Boeing expects USA to issue license to sell jets to Iran soon

Iran provisionally agreed earlier this year to buy over 200 jets worth $50 billion at list prices from Airbus and Boeing following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions . For example, the USA continues to block companies from doing business with Iran in US dollars. The country has 250 commercial planes , but as of June only 162 were flying because the rest needed new parts.

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Museum exclusively dedicated to African Americans opens in US

Obama wiped a tear from his cheek as he spoke about someday bringing a grandchild to tour National Mall, viewing the Lincoln Memorial as well as the new museum. The familiar and the untold stories of history are shared through meaningful objects: from the shawl of Harriet Tubman to a candy-red Cadillac driven by Chuck Berry, to the uneven-bar grips used by Gabby Douglas in the 2012 Olympics.

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Air strikes in Syria leave people 'without water'

The head of Aleppo's branch of Syria Civil Defense , which is a volunteer rescue organization, Anmar al-Salmo, stated that three of the centers had been bombed and some of their rescue vehicles had been hit. The incident came a day after the Syrian Defense Ministry announced the beginning of a new offensive on rebel-held areas in eastern Aleppo . The air force does, however, have the ability to bombard the area held by rebels.

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Russia's 2016 Parliamentary results

The three other parties that had been in the previous parliament and that largely cooperated with United Russia will also be in the new Duma, though all in reduced numbers. The Just Russia party won 6.2 percent, according to the count which is ongoing. "Everyone was sure of United Russia's victory", Igor Bunin, director of the Moscow-based Center for Political Technologies, said by phone.

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We've got no chance of winning under Jeremy Corbyn, claims David Miliband

His most recent film - I, Daniel Blake - won the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It is the critique that everyone who disagrees with Jeremy Corbyn is in fact a closet Tory - or "Tory lite". Mr Corbyn, who was elected as party leader last September, is favourite to win the contest. 'If I am re-elected leader, I will reach out to and work with all Labour MPs to form a broad and effective opposition to this divisive and floundering Tory government'.

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Syria aid stuck at border

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government is not allowing aid deliveries. "We are working on it", he told reporters in NY, adding that he thought it should be adopted when the Security Council meets on Syria next Wednesday. Some 20 lorries carrying food supplies for the estimated 250,000 people trapped in eastern Aleppo are in still in a buffer zone on the Turkish-Syrian border.

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China assures Pakistan of support on Kashmir, against aggression by India

The relations between the two countries, frayed since the unrest broke out in Kashmir following the death of terrorist Burhan Wani, had nosedived sharply following the Uri attack. PoK (Pakistan Occupied Kashmir) is with you, you can't even manage that. And similarly, other Pakistan militant groups like Difa-e-Pakistan comprising Pakistan's militants and extremist groups, they are openly calling for a Kashmir jihad, collecting funds in the name of Kashmir jihad and nobody is stopping them.

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US bombers in show of might over S Korea

They largely spoke about the challenges and opportunities of operating in a particular local market in Asia, much as expatriate businessmen would describe dealing with a regional chamber of commerce. Since the Clinton administration, the United States and the global community have been willing to extend the life of the regime in exchange for (ultimately broken) promises about its reactors and enrichment facilities.

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Rafale deal to give India aerial edge, additional benefits

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar signed an agreement with French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Friday to procure 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation SA that will give India an edge over Pakistan. The Rafale combat aircraft is a 4.5 generation, twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter aircraft that has over 3,700km range and features an aerial refuelling probe, and 14 hardpoints for IAF's version.

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Charlotte Police release videos from deadly police shooting

The family has called for the release of the police tapes, which it contends are inconclusive about whether he had a gun. Police say they told Scott to drop the gun and that he did not. The controversy over Scott's death has made Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city and a financial center, the latest flashpoint in two years of tense protests over United States police killings of black men, majority unarmed.

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Cauvery row: BJP to boycott all-party meet in Karnataka

A special bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U.U. Lalit passed the directive while questioning the "adjudicating" authority of the supervisory committee that had yesterday asked Karnataka to release 3,000 cusecs of water a day till September 30.

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Bond denied for man charged with torture, murder of Dearborn Heights family

It is alleged that Green poisoned the two younger children with carbon monoxide - duct tape was observed on the muffler of a vehicle in the garage and a plastic tube was attached to the auto - and then moved their bodies back inside the home.

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Declare 2017 Year To End Israel Occupation — Abbas To UN

Abbas pledged to submit a resolution to the UN Security Council opposing " the terror of the settlers against the Palestinian people ". Netanyahu, who is now in NY for the United Nations General Assembly, met during the week with U.S. "The road to peace runs through Jerusalem and Ramallah, not through NY". President of the State of Palenstine Mahmoud Abbas addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on Thursday.

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Bill Clinton Hillary's Fainted 'Frequently' ... CBS Edits Remark

It will also spin out the division, it said. "All aspects of the transition will be carried out responsibly and seamlessly, with the priority being sustaining the life-saving services upon which millions depend and the extraordinary daily work of CHAI staff who make those services possible", the organization said in a statement.

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Bodycam footage released of fatal Charlotte police shooting

Protesters have rejected police statements that Scott, a 43-year-old father of seven, was holding a gun. The family said neither of the police videos answered key questions surrounding the case, and left them with insufficient information to form an opinion on whether the officer who killed Scott should face criminal charges.

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How to delete your Yahoo account in five easy steps

However, luckily for Yahoo's users, the hackers could not lay their hands on bank account information and payment card data. Spokespeople with Yahoo! said they've begun sending out notifications to users whom they believe were hacked, as well as users who haven't changed their passwords in a long time.

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Migrants: 4.5 bn dollars extra funding pledged at UN

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". The U.S took in 10,000 refugees from Syria alone this year. "To slam the door in the face of these families would betray our deepest values". The Chinese leader stressed the coordinating role of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ) ...

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte gives middle finger to the EU

Duterte has been openly critical of the United Nations and the European Union in recent weeks after both bodies condemned the anti-drugs war a violation of human rights. Still, Duterte has said he will not abrogate the mutual defense treaty with the USA and will maintain the long alliance with America. He has typically used abusive language in responding to the criticism, branding Obama a "son of a whore" and United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon a "fool", and lifting his middle finger while ...

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Foreign forgers charged with hiding body in Bangkok

While the police were searching the premises for evidence, they discovered the dismembered body in the freezer. He said: "His body was cut with sharp object into six pieces, put in a black bag and brought into the freezer". Police also also found passports featuring the suspects' pictures with different names. He has not been formally charged but has been detained at a hospital, police said.

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Will not forget Uri, Pakistan will be isolated: PM Modi

He said that terrorism is affecting India's neighbours, including Afghanistan and Bangladesh. "He also told the people of Pakistan that their leaders are misleading them and it is possible that within a few years the people themselves will stand against these leaders".

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Run by 'warmachine', Pakistan glorifies self-declared terrorist

He offered India to enter into sustained dialogue for peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, but predictably ended up blaming India for setting impossible prerequisites for bi-lateral talks. "We can not and will not allow terrorism to prevail". In a release, External Affairs Ministry said this year, beginning with the Pathankot airbase attack, there have been continuous attempts by armed terrorists to cross the LoC and International Boundary in order to carry out ...

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Jeremy Corbyn re-elected as leader of Britain's Labour Party

With many of his fellow MPS finding his views too left wing for the party, his critics have said that with Corbyn at the helm, the Labour party will never be returned to power, with voters instead backing their main opposition, the Conservative Party.

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European Union is at critical point in its existence, Merkel says

EU President Donald Tusk said on the eve of the summit that the leaders must "have a sober and brutally honest assessment of the situation". The weeks preceding the Bratislava summit have seen an endless array of regional meetings of government leaders, hoping to gather some critical mass to push through their views on how the European Union should be run in the future, along either geographical or ideological lines, or a mix of both.

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Kids in tow, Prince William, Kate begin visit to Canada

The family is scheduled to start a week-long tour of B.C. and the Yukon on Saturday. They were ferried to Canada from the United Kingdom on a Royal Canadian Air Force jet, which was flying the Duke of Cambridge's flag from the pilot's window after the plane taxied to a stop.

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162 bodies retrieved in Egyptian migrant boat tragedy

The report said those rescued were 121 Egyptians, including four crew members, and 43 foreign migrants. The bodies, pulled from waters off Beheira's Mediterranean town of Rosetta, where the boat capsized on Wednesday, were those of 91 Egyptians and 73 other African nationals, state-run newspaper al-Ahram reported.

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Liriano delivers strong start, Blue Jays beat Yankees 9-0

The Blue Jays were looking to keep rolling after scoring 9 runs off the Yankees in the first game. Fastball sweet in the strike zone. I knew I had to step up a little bit more. "That just shows you we've got a team that should be feared, should be respected, just like the teams that are in the hunt". "Same with (reliever Joaquin) Benoit".

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Jeremy Corbyn promises to 'wipe the slate clean'

Labour MPs will urge longstanding party members not to desert them if Jeremy Corbyn is crowned leader for the second time this weekend. But Mr Corbyn has little support among Labour MPs, who overwhelmingly passed a vote of no confidence in him earlier this year.


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