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Suspect in Washington shooting 'zombie-like' when arrested

Four female victims died earlier following the Friday night shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington , Washington. As of Saturday evening, the names of the five victims had not been released, with the exception of 16-year-old victim Sarai Lara , whose mother Evangeline confirmed to the Seattle Times that she had separated from her daughter at the Cascade Mall prior to the shooting and was blocked from the Macy's in an attempt to get back following the shots.

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Duterte Lets The World Know What He Thinks Of The EU

I am inviting the EU. Mr Duterte said on Sunday he needed to extend his crime war for another six months because the drug problem was worse than he expected, adding on Tuesday that he would shield police and soldiers from prosecution. "Who did I kill, assuming that it's true?" Recently, he used it to refer to President Obama who then cancelled his scheduled meet with him. "They are trying to be strict about this because they have guilty feelings".

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North Korea at UN: US faces 'tremendous consequences'

The U.S. remains one of the holdouts among the 44 countries that are designated "nuclear capable" - the United States, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel, North Korea and Pakistan - that still need to ratify the treaty for it to enter into force.

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Two killed by co-worker in shooting at Tennessee plant, police say

The slain were identified as 44-year-old James Zotter and 68-year-old Sandra Cooley . They died at the scene. Swafford's body was found in a bathroom in the factory by police officers, with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, TBI said .

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Delhi Police probing 'missing' Ishrat Jahan documents case

In March. the MHA had found almost five documents pertaining to the case were missing from the files including two affidavits. The home ministry has filed an FIR with Delhi Police to formally probe how, why and under what circumstances crucial files went missing.

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Pak carrying out war crimes using terror as state policy

Terrorist organisations and their leaders, "continue to roam its streets freely and operate with state support", Gambhir said, adding "With the approval of authorities, many terrorist organisations raise funds openly in flagrant violation of Pakistan's global obligations".

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Fundamental flaws in Pakistan's approach to Kashmir challenge

He said that terrorism is affecting India's neighbours, including Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Speaking at the BJP National Council meet in Kozhikode , Modi directly addressed the People of Pakistan and said that the Pakistan government was "misleading" its people on Kashmir.

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North Korea ready to 'counter-attack' in face of US 'provocation'

Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk. Few who are born in North Korea ever actually leave it: Unlike most countries around the world, where citizens can come and go as they please, people living under North Korea's totalitarian regime must first have the state's consent before venturing out of its 46,541 square-mile reaches.

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Israel to receive largest-ever USA military aid package

The deal is the largest ever delivered by the United States to any country in its history. The agreement concludes many months of negotiations that involved a delicate calculation by Israel about whether to strike a deal with the outgoing USA president.

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Syria conflict: Air strikes leave Aleppo 'without water'

Lavrov said the US had originally asked for three days on Wednesday, which Moscow had accepted, before on Thursday asking for a seven-day ceasefire. Aleppo, Syria's largest city and one-time commercial centre, has been contested since July 2012, but in recent weeks its eastern rebel-held neighbourhoods have been under siege by government forces and their allies.

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Assad regime strikes kill 92 civilians in Syria's Aleppo

The U.K. -based Syria Observatory on Human Rights said at least 25 people had been killed. The collapse of diplomacy and Assad's decision to launch an all-out assault on the last large urban area still in rebel hands appears to mark a turning point in a conflict that has stalemated for years.

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Debate will give Trump and Clinton a chance to tip scales

People hear what they want to hear, so most Hillary Clinton supporters will wind up convinced she did well, while most Donald Trump supporters will think he "won". At right, Republican Donald Trump participates in a March 3 primary debate in Detroit. "Come Monday night, we'll all be discussing the candidates" clothes, hair, tone of voice, cut and colour of clothes and what the tone of their voice was...

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Washington mall shooting suspect arrested, identified

Suspect entered mall without weapon. He had a computer in a bag he was carrying at the time. The third victim was identified by relatives as 52-year-old Shayla Martin , who worked as a makeup artist a Macy's . Police took hours to clear the sprawling building. The FBI said early Saturday that it had "no information to suggest that additional attacks" were planned in Washington.

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New strikes kill at least 25 civilians in Syria's Aleppo

Kerry on Friday said he held follow-up consultations with Lavrov and "we exchanged some ideas and we had a little bit of progress". The Observatory said the death toll in Aleppo is expected to rise since many people are in critical condition and rescue workers are still digging through the rubble.

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US, Russia continue to seek to revive Syria ceasefire

Following a stormy meeting of the ISSG that lasted more than two hours on Thursday night, a senior USA administration official told reporters: "We have documents showing the Syrian regime is continuing to attack the city of Aleppo". In a statement issued on Thursday night, the Syrian military had announced that it was beginning a fresh campaign in the city, warning residents to stay away from sites under control of "armed terrorist groups".

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Charlotte police release video showing killing of Keith Lamont Scott

In a police video, Scott was seen slowly walking backward out of his auto before the shooting. The next time Scott is seen, he is lying on the ground with five officers converging on him. "Officer Vinson fired his issued service weapon, striking Mr Scott", the statement said. "When I look at the dash cam footage, I don't see anything there, in my opinion, that would lead to him losing his life", Bamberg said.

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Clinton loses long-held OH lead, Trump up by 5 points

Clinton was forced to leave ceremonies marking the annivary of the September 11 attacks in NY on Sunday because of a dizzy spell. Clinton was treated with an antibiotic called Levaquin, which she was prescribed for 10 days. Clinton's doctor declared her healthy. The disclosure came as her Republican rival Donald Trump released health data of his own on a medical chat show.

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US Gives Airbus Go-Ahead to Send 17 Airliners to Iran

It's reported Airbus officials voiced concerns over the amount of time it's taking to receive USA export licenses , these are required to complete any deal due to the large number of United States parts in the Airbus jets. The company expects its sale to be approved soon, but McInnis said he would be surprised if every plane is actually delivered. Even so, a deal has to be done without using American dollars or the US financial system.

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Bombing suspect charged, vowed to martyr himself than be caught

In addition to the federal charges, New Jersey state prosecutors from Union County have charged Rahami with five counts of attempted first-degree murder for firing at police officers and two second-degree weapons counts. Asked whether he thought his son was a terrorist, he said: "No". When these types of complaints come in, they usually go into the FBI's Guardian Threat Tracking System, which prompts a limited level of investigation and surveillance.

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Former candidate to be Guildford MP quits Labour after Corbyn re-election

These views, the majority of Labour lawmakers believe, make the party unelectable in a general election as Corbyn would be unable to win over centrist voters, especially on defense issues. "With this huge membership, that has to be reflected much more in decision-making in the party". Former frontbencher Lord Mitchell, who is Jewish, blamed Mr Corbyn for being "lukewarm" about tackling anti-Semitism.

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Cruz expected to vote for Trump

Messrs. Pence and Cruz spoke by phone and then met in Washington last week. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz concluded months of animosity between him and Donald Trump on Friday by saying he will vote for the GOP nominee. Cruz cited Trump's pledges on the judiciary in his Facebook post . Cruz, a hardliner who played a lead role in the government shutdown of 2013, has long warned that Trump is not a conservative but rather a big-government liberal.

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Datsyuk: game-time decision for Russian Federation

They boast the second best defensive corps in the tournament after Canada. But you know how it all turned out. The Canadians, aiming for a second-straight Olympic gold, had no answer for Russian netminder Evgeni Nabakov who posted the shutout in a 2-0 win.

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Ruling Party in Russia Secures Majority in Parliament

The Communist Party and Fair Russia received seven seats each, with the Liberal Democrats gaining five. According to the official, the ruling United Russia party wins the elections to the State Duma on party lists with 54.28% of the votes after 93.06% of ballots counted.

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Yahoo's worst hack ever, 500 million accounts hacked

That leaves Verizon with wiggle room to renegotiate the purchase price or even back out if it believes the security breach will harm Yahoo's business. District Court in San Diego alleges the hack leaked personal information and caused an "intrusion into personal financial matters". Still, this is only a slight positive when you consider what actually went down.

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George HW Bush Voting For Clinton

Townsend's posts are set to private, and USA TODAY has not been able to verify the Facebook post. Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush speak before the first half of a college basketball regional final game between Gonzaga and Duke, in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Houston.

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Syrian government seizes area in Aleppo as death toll climbs

The northern city of Aleppo has become a key battleground in Syria's bloody five-year civil war. "Handarat has fallen", an official with one of the main Aleppo rebel groups stated to media outlet. Ammar al Selmo, the head of civil defence in the eastern districts, said the toll was more than 100. Syria's main opposition coalition hit out on Saturday over the "silence of the worldwide community", saying Damascus and its Russian allies were committing "a crime" in the northern city of ...

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Syria rebels say peace talks futile while Russia backs Aleppo bombing

Hanaa Singer, the UNICEF representative in Syria , said: "Nearly 2 million people in Aleppo are once again with no running water through the public network". If the government were able to regain control of the rebel-held eastern sector, it would mark the war's most serious setback for the opposition. The offensive against rebel-held parts of the city is "a comprehensive one", including a ground attack and preparatory air and artillery attacks could go on "for some time", a Syrian ...

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Pressure on Abus led to release of hostages

The three Indonesian fishermen were kidnapped in Lahad Datu in Sabah, Malaysia, on July 19. The Abu Sayyaf armed group has released three Indonesian hostages in the southern Philippines a day after freeing a Norwegian captive held for a year and repeatedly threatened with beheading.

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Gabon opposition chief slams election court ruling

Ping, who officially lost by fewer than 6,000 votes, applied to the court to authorize a recount in the Haut-Ogooue province, Bongo's stronghold, where the president won 95 percent of the votes on a 99.9 percent turnout. Immediately after the verdict, President Bongo called for a "political dialogue" with the opposition. At the Libreville residence of the opposition leader - a former African Union Commission chairman - about a dozen of his supporters sat beside a swimming pool, watching in ...

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President Obama Vetoes 9/11 Victims Bill; Congress Plans To Override It

The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), as the bill is known, would reform a 1976 law granting other countries immunity in U.S. courts - a principle known as " sovereign immunity " - opening up the possibility of lawsuits brought by private citizens against states suspected of helping terrorists carry out attacks on USA soil.

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Wife of Charlotte Shooting Victim Recorded Encounter With Police

Speaking at a press conference, Putney said that 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott did not hold a book, as claimed by Scott's family and the protesters, when he exited the vehicle. "If I were to put it out indiscriminately and it doesn't give you good context, it can inflame the situation and make it even worse", he said. Wednesday's protests turned violent, with 44 people arrested overall, but Thursday's protests stayed peaceful after Charlotte's mayor imposed a curfew.

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Cell phone video released of Keith Lamont Scott's shooting

It contains strong language. Police Chief Kerr Putney said there's at least one video from a body camera and one from a dashboard camera. The desperate voice of his wife, Rakeyia , can be heard in the video as she tells officers: "Don't you shoot him".

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Kuwait- JASTA would damage USA relations, harm sovereign immunity - Obama vetoes

I have deep sympathy for the families of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11), who have suffered grievously. In his veto message to Congress, Obama said the legislation "undermines core us interests", upending the normal means by which the government singles out foreign nations as state sponsors of terrorism and opening USA officials and military personnel to legal jeopardy.

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2 million without running water in Aleppo

Residents said that the ordnance appears to be more powerful than the bombs and missiles used in the past, causing "earthquake-like tremors". Russian Ministry of Defense said US -led coalition forces had used two F-16s and two A-10 fighter jets to carry out the attack on Syrian regime forces.

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Air show displays North Korea's flight skills, new airport

After the more recent nuclear test, President Barack Obama made clear that "the United States does not, and never will, accept North Korea as a nuclear state". "Only a couple of days ago, the United States again threatened the DPRK by flying the B-1B strategic bomber over the military demarcation line on the Korean Peninsula and landing in South Korea", he said.


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