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Hollande vows to dismantle Calais 'Jungle' camp

It's not clear how much longer The Jungle will be around anyway, as the French have plans to bulldoze it . French President Francois Hollande , on a visit to the northern French port of Calais, said the vote to leave the European Union doesn't end Britain's responsibility to migrants trying to reach its shores.

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PM Modi violating UN norms on non-interference: Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry

Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will address the UN General Assembly in NY today, where she is expected to give a stinging response to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's UNGA speech . The Uri attack has been carried out due to this frustration. The article mentions that the USA was urging India to resolve the issue diplomatically and politically, warning that any military conflict would not serve either side.

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Gabon court upholds President Ali Bongo's election win

Opposition leader Jean Ping on Saturday lashed a decision by Gabon's top court to validate President Ali Bongo's re-election, as police and troops patrolled the deserted streets of Libreville to prevent a new flareup of violence. In his first comments after the ruling, Bongo appealed for "political dialogue" with the opposition to steer the country out of the crisis triggered by the announcement of his victory .

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Trust, temperament key themes in presidential debate

The short, 30-second clip has been gradually gaining momentum since its release but not everyone is loving it. "I just think it's very scary when I think of Trump being in office". Hope Malis said that although she wishes another candidate were heading the Democratic party, she's still not rooting for Trump. Trump, meanwhile, is still facing doubts about his qualifications and temperament.

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Gabon: Ali Bongo Ondimba proposes a meeting with Jean Ping

Gabon's Constitutional Court has convened to rule on the disputed election in which President Ali Bongo Ondimba was declared the victor by a margin of less than 2 percent. "We want to reaffirm the message that the ruling ought to be transparent and reflect the will of the Gabonese people, who massively voted for change", Nfoubou said.

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New hell in Aleppo: Russia accused of napalm attack on Syrian civilians

However, the fierce exchanges at the United Nations underlined the collapsing space for diplomacy. However, Russia's representative Vitaly Churkin blamed the Americans for the return of fighting. "It is despicable that civilians are bearing the brunt of the renewed fighting". Syrian forces on Sunday pounded eastern Aleppo, killing at least 85 people and wounding more than 300 others.

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Lawyer for drug lord 'El Chapo' claims client has been tortured

Attorney Jose Refugio Rodriguez said the convicted Sinaloa cartel boss' legal team has submitted evidence of alleged abusive treatment of Guzman in prison. He would transport the money in amounts between $50,000 and $300,000 through his associates. One courier was caught with $149,050 in May 2013, according to prosecutors.

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Early voting starts September 23 in Minnesota

Minnesota is one of 34 states with some form of early voting and is one of the first to start accepting ballots. If it is your first time registering or if your address has changed since the last time you voted, then you must provide proof of residence.

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Philippine leader to invite UN, EU to probe killings

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday invited the United Nations' chief and worldwide human rights experts to investigate allegations of widespread extrajudicial killings, but insisted they also face him in a public debate. On Tuesday speech Duterte said he repeated a oath to defend police or soldiers from prosecution. Referring to "those who were killed with their hands tied", he said it was the "handiwork of co-conspirators in the drug trade".

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Dunford confirms Islamic State fired mustard agent at USA troops

Iraq has suffered a devastating security vacuum since mid-2014, when Daesh captured Mosul and overran large swathes of territory in the northern and western parts of the country. Some civilians from largely Sunni areas fear how they will be treated by security forces after an area is retaken; others may have sympathies or allegiances to the group or have simply been fleeing the fighting in any direction they could.

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Trump and Clinton Offer "Loyalty" for "Israel"

Unlike Clinton, Trump in his statement did not explicitly commit to opposing outside attempts to impose a solution, but he did check off other boxes on Netanyahu's list of expectations from US nominees, including the expectation that Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state and his pledge to recognize Jerusalem's capital.

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Clinton vs. Trump: First round

Donald Trump says he wants his plan to remain secret. I've been asking voters formally, can you name anything from a debate that you've seen from Hillary Clinton that really moves you or that you remember and they can't. Of course, more or less everything Democrats say about Trump, Republicans say about Clinton. Former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will face NY businessman, casino-owner and reality TV star Donald Trump at the podium at 9 p.m.

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India, France sign Rafale fighter jet deal

The Rafale is the first fighter jet procurement by India in over two decades and is tipped to significantly enhance the capability of the Indian Air Force ( IAF ) and swing the balance decisively in favour of India vis a vis Pakistan's air strike capability.

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FBI Looking for 2 Men Who Allegedly Found Explosive Device in NYC

Rahami was wounded in the Monday shootout and is being held on $5.2 million bail and faces state charges of attempted murder of police officers. Although federal agents have tried to question him, USA officials say he has not been co-operating.

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Corbyn reasserts authority over divided UK Labour

The entrepreneur, who served as a business spokesman for the party in the Lords under Ed Miliband, launched a scathing attack on Mr Corbyn following his re-election as Labour leader. The party's ruling National Executive Committee has agreed to put off a decision on shadow cabinet elections until an "awayday" on November 22, with a consultation process to follow before reforms are approved at a special conference .

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Syrian, Russian aircraft pound rebel-held Aleppo

Any increase would be "slight". It comes after a seven-day ceasefire expired Sunday, with no extension in place and both sides accusing the other of truce violations. Warplanes bombed Aleppo on Friday with what residents described as unprecedented ferocity after the Syrian army declared an offensive to fully capture Syria's biggest city.

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Boston Red Sox: Pitching leads to 11th straight W

Boston left eight men on base and gave Tampa the opportunity to get back in the game, although the threat did not seem risky given Rodriguez's 13 strikeouts over five and a third innings. The Mets fell behind by 10 runs early and finished just short of what would have been the largest comeback victory in team history, losing 10-8 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

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Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer passes away at age of 87

The "Arnold Palmer" drink, invented by the man himself, is sold worldwide with the late golfer's name and signature, and has been replicated by other drinks companies. "The game, and all of us involved with it are so much richer for having had the fortune to have Arnold willingly serve as its global champion and ambassador", he added.

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Two million people without water in Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported at least 30 strikes on rebel-held districts during the night and early on Friday. At the United Nations on Saturday, Syria's foreign minister, Walid al-Moallem, said the army was "making great strides in its war against terrorism", thanks to support from Russia, Iran and fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah group.

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Obama looks for peace opening in final meeting with Netanyahu

No-one in Washington was expecting a sudden breakthrough in the stand-off between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and Mahmoud Abbas' Palestinian authority. Netanyahu thanked the president for the financial help. I know this has been a challenging time for him and his family, but I wanted to make sure that I relay my gratitude to him for his friendship and his leadership, and helping to forge a strong U.S.

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'The Magnificent Seven' tops box office with $35 million

And even if you don't get much indication that the director has any particular affinity for Westerns, Fuqua certainly seems fond of their iconography, and appears to revel in the genre's inherently satisfying tenets: the faraway shot of silhouetted men on horseback against a golden sunset; Garcia-Rulfo twirling his six-shooter; the piano music instantly stopping when an unfamiliar visitor moseys into the saloon.

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PM Modi's statement on Pak was 'historic': Ravi Shankar Prasad

With the Prime Minister yesterday issuing a blunt warning to Pakistan that the Uri attack will not be forgotten and that the sacrifice of 18 soldiers will not go in vain, Congress chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala said Modi's speech failed to convey message on the steps to be taken to tackle terror.

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Syria: A quick guide to what's going on in Aleppo

Vitaly Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, said that the USA had little influence over the rebel groups that it was backing in Syria. "Putin's regime is not only as it were handing Assad the revolver, he is in some instances firing the revolver himself", he said. "A war crime is defined as when you attack a civilian target in the knowledge that it is a civilian target".

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge move charm offensive to Vancouver

Photographers waiting at the airport caught some adorable shots of the impeccably dressed family as they exited the plane and greeted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . Thousands gathered on the waterfront in Vancouver to watch the royals arrive, cheering when the couple emerged from the twin engined Otter aircraft.

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Modi urges calm, vows action against Uri perpetrators

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has said that his country remains positive about the fact that its ties with India will surmount the current crisis with maturity. "Since last few days, business activities have started", he said. "We are proud of our armed forces". He said a Class 11 student named Harshvardhan who was disturbed by the Uri attack had written to him saying he wanted to do something for the country.

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Bison Stun 11th-Ranked Iowa With Last-Second Field Goal, 23-21

North Dakota State has this week off before returning to action at home on October 1st against Illinois State. Bison head coach Chris Klieman said Kuhnert may also see some action at guard, spelling either Zack Johnson at left guard or Jack Plankers at right guard.

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Kolkata Police arrests 6 Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorists

The four others-Shahidul Islam, Mohammad Rubel, Abul Kalam and Jahidul Islam - were wanted in connection with the Burdwan blast of Oct 2, 2014. Remaining two, Sahidul and Moulana Yusuf, were arrested from Natun Bazar area at Basirhat in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short

He however noted that the trade was later permitted in 1997 and again in 2008, a move that saw poaching increase, with over 100,000 elephants being killed between 2010 and 2012 across Africa and 1000 rhinos poached previous year in South Africa alone.

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Trump endorsed by US immigration officers

Trump has laid out a hardline position on illegal immigration, proposing to build a wall along the U.S. southern border with Mexico and take other steps to crack down on the flow of undocumented people crossing into the United States. The Washington Post's debate preview looks at Clinton's preparations-sources say there has been a lot of focus on Trump's personality-and notes that much will depend on whether the "freewheeling showman" Trump shows up or the "sober and scripted" version.

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Houston police say shooting suspect 'DOA'

Local attorney Skip Cornelius told ABC13 his son was shot by a bullet that made its way to his auto, which was in the parking lot, but wasn't hurt badly. Several cars with bullet holes and shattered windows were at a strip mall parking lot near the condo complex. He also said that various calls to his son on the morning of the shooting had gone to voicemail.

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Gabon Says Vote Recount 'More Like Review' as Ballots Burned

The court's nine judges are expected to rule by Friday on Ping's complaint and could announce a recount or final results. Opposition candidate Jean Ping vowed to not back down from his pursuit of the presidency hours after the constitutional court upheld the victory of incumbent President Ali Bongo Ondimba , whose family has been in power for almost half a century.

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United Russia Party wins Duma election

It was followed by the Communists and the ultranationalist Liberal Democratic Party, on 13.5 per cent and 13.3 per cent respectively, and A Just Russia , which received 6.2 per cent, results published by the election commission showed. 2151 at the Russian Academy of Sciences on Unified Election Day. "We see that the programmes and suggestions that we discussed with our people have been supported and we are grateful to them for this".

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French president vows to shut down unacceptable Calais camp

France dismantled the southern half of the camp in February and March . Hollande is expected to visit Calais on Monday. Hollande arrived by helicopter and started by visiting the gendarmerie. Those denied asylum in France would face deportation. The port of Calais in France is the gateway to Britain. Former French President and election candidate Nicolas Sarkozy sparked debate last month after he said the Jungle should to be moved to Britain, calling on the British government to ...

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Britain's UN Ambassador Says Russia Is Partnering With Syrian Government

The United Nations said the recent attacks on Aleppo could amount to war crimes . Three activists were among the wounded today. " Aleppo's inhabitants... The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported 23 civilians had been killed by 6 p.m. and said it expects the toll to rise. There were conflicting reports as to the outcome of the fighting.

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Trump, Netanyahu meet for almost 90 minutes

The United States - and most other UN member countries - do not recognize the annexation and consider Jerusalem's final status to be a key issue to be resolved in peace negotiations with the Palestinians. "They've done an unbelievable job, as good as you can do". Mr. Trump and the Prime Minister discussed the special relationship between America and Israel and the unbreakable bond between the two countries.


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