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India will never bow down to terrorism: PM

The neighbours have fought two of their three wars over Kashmir. One of the suggestions is to turn off the Indus river tap that waters much of Pakistan. "So, if you add all, we are either using or planning to use water that generate power up to 11,406 MW". Under the agreement, of the six rivers that flow westward in the sub-continent, India has full rights over three - Sutlej, Beas and Ravi - while Pakistan receives the waters of the other three - Jhelum, Chenab and Indus - ...

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Debate Countdown: Unpredictable Trump Can Exploit Scripted Hillary

Plenty of American voters will have made a decision by now, to be sure. Throughout his campaign , Trump has been hammered by the media for making a number of false statements and perpetuating frequent myths and conspiracy theories. This will be the first time in history that a male and female candidate have faced off on a presidential debate stage. Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator of "Meet the Press", told KSL-TV that Trump has an opportunity in the debate to gain ...

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Death toll from Egypt boat tragedy nears 150

The official death toll from the capsizing of a migrant boat off the coast of Egypt on Wednesday had climbed to 165 on Saturday morning, with 52 families still looking for their missing relatives. Traffickers are known to overload vessels to maximize profits from desperate migrants, who pay hundreds or thousands of euros to make the journey. The incident comes months after the head of the EU's border agency warned that growing numbers of Europe-bound refugees were turning to Egypt as a ...

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Pence: 'I'm sure Colin Powell's embarrassed' by emails

Another email allegedly sent from Powell to Democratic adviser Vernon Jordan in May expressed frustration that the Clinton campaign was trying to equate his use of private email accounts during his tenure as secretary of State with her own use of a private email server .

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Bomb attacks at mosque, congress center in Germany's Dresden

Two bombs exploded in front of the Fatih Camii mosque and an global congress building in Dresden the night before. 'Even if we so far have no claim of responsibility, we must go on the basis that the motive was xenophobic, ' Horst Kretzschmar, president of Dresden police said in a statement.

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Brexit: Britain must leave before mid-2019 election - EU President

Speaking in NY to the BBC and Sky News on Thursday, Mr Johnson appeared to go further when he suggested the Article 50 process could begin early in 2017. They go further than Theresa May, who has said only that Article 50 will not be invoked before the start of 2017. She has repeatedly said that she does not want to "put Britain's cards on the table" before the process has even started.

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Curfew continues for 3rd day in Kishtwar

Ajaz Ahmed Kelam is an employee of Sheep Husbandry Department and is posted at Marwah block of Kishtwar District. Arrest of three clerics for their alleged involvement in instigating people to raise anti-India and "pro-freedom" slogans led to clashes on September 25 morning in the district, following which curfew was clamped.

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Clinton, Trump battle in presidential debate over taxes, race, terror

After Trump blasted Clinton on the Islamic State, the Democratic nominee fired back: "Fact checkers, get to work". As many as 100-million people in the USA are expected to tune in. He made his point, feeding into the conspiracy theories swirling about Clinton's health, as well as feeding into sexist questions about whether a woman is tough enough for the job.

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Trump says he'll recognize Jerusalem as Israel's 'undivided' capital

The press was barred from covering the meeting between Netanyahu and Trump, but Trump's campaign said in a statement that the men, who have known each other for years, discussed "many topics important to both countries", including "the special relationship between America and Israel and the unbreakable bond between the two countries".

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ICC to rule on damage of Timbuktu shrines by Islamist rebel

Judges said the sentence took into account al-Mahdi's expression of remorse and cooperation with the court. Considering Mahdi's cooperation with the prosecutors and his impeccable behaviour during detention, judges awarded him with a sentence of 9 years in jail.

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NY bomb suspect vowed 'death to your oppression'

Rahami was identified from a fingerprint lifted from an unexploded pressure-cooker device left blocks from the scene of Saturday's attack. Another device allegedly left by suspect Ahmad Rahami on West 23rd Street did detonate, and wounded 31 people, officials say.

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Ahmad Rahami went to family home after Chelsea bombing

Federal prosecutors have charged Ahmad Khan Rahami with detonating a pipe bomb in New Jersey early Saturday and a pressure-cooker device in New York City later that night. Rahami and another woman had a child together but had not seen each other in more than two years, the second woman said in a statement reported by ABC News on Thursday.

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Colombia and FARC Rebels Sign Historic Peace Accord

Yet not all Colombians are content with the peace. Among other developments, the Government and the FARC-EP announced in May an agreement to release and reintegrate child soldiers from the opposition force. The historic deal is set to restore peace in the Latin American country. "What we have signed today, (...) goes beyond a simple agreement between a government and a guerilla to put an end to a conflict", said President Santos to the crowd.

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17-Year-Old Girl Detained Following Fullerton Triple Homicide

Arrested were Josh Acosta , 21 and Frank Felix , 25 who they suspect were involved in the Saturday triple slaying. Police found the victims after they were summoned to the home by the couple's 6-year-old daughter. She said she also saw Frank Felix , 25, and Joshua Acosta, 21 - who have been arrested for investigation of the murders - at furry events, and had met Felix at the Yost family home.

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Syrian, Russian Warplanes Pummel Rebel-Held Neighborhoods of Aleppo

He was speaking as the northern city of Aleppo endured a day of relentless air strikes, with the Syrian military determined to retake rebel-held areas. "Intense attacks last night have damaged the Bab al-Nayrab water pumping station which supplies water to some 250,000 people in the eastern parts of Aleppo ".

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Rafale Deal Means Recognition of Competitiveness of French Aviation Industry

The Rafale deal was signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and French Defence Minister Yves Le Drian on Friday, which will cost (€7.8 billion) Rs 59,000 crore. The "vanilla price" or the price of only the 36 aircraft is 3.42 billion euros. Government sources said France agreed to maintain 75% serviceability of Rafale jets manufactured by Dassault Aviation.

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Lester Holt gets social media sympathy, sarcasm as debate moderator

The September 26 debate at Hofstra University in New York State comes as the presidential race has tightened in recent days. "He really started his political activity on this racist lie that our first black president was not a natural-born USA citizen".

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President Obama Vetoes 9/11 Victims Bill, Setting Up Showdown With Congress

Though the concept of sovereign immunity generally shields governments from lawsuits, the bill creates an exception that allows foreign governments to be held responsible if they support a terrorist attack that kills USA citizens on American soil.

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'We regret strike on Syrian Army, but Assad still bombs indiscriminately' - Kerry

The Syrian government claimed rebel groups have breached the ceasefire at least 300 times. At least 22 civilians were killed in government bombings over the last week, according to the Syrian Observatory, and four civilians were killed in government-held areas.

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United Nations officials say Syrian gov't stopping aid shipments at the border

America's Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov reached a deal last week that included allowing the delivery of humanitarian aid to starving civilian areas such as Aleppo. "In fact, no reports on civilian casualties in the last 24 hours". The move is necessary before the U.S. and Russian Federation can start conducting joint air strikes targeting Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and so-called Islamic State (IS).

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Saudi Arabia slashes ministers' pay, cuts public sector bonuses

More than two-thirds of employed Saudis work for the government. The decrees, which announced the measures, did not say how much money would be saved. Saudi Arabia's stock index is chiefly traded by local retail investors, with certain sectors, such as insurance, traded nearly entirely by that group, leaving the index vulnerable to a sell-off.

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Prepare for takeoff: rocket launch site opens

Los Angeles company Rocket Lab plans to start launching from Mahia later this year, with commercial payloads added from next year. "It has been very busy not only supporting Rocket Lab but also putting in place the foundations for an internationally credible, competitive and well-connected New Zealand-based space industry", he said.

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US sanctions Chinese firm tied to North Korea's nuclear program

The bank was ordered closed under the United Nations sanctions imposed in March but kept operating in secret in the border city of Dandong, Joongang Daily reported , citing unidentified sources. A report released last week by the Asian Institute for Policy Studies and the U.S. Center for Advanced Defense Studies raises concerns that the other firms within the group are also involved in banned transactions with North Korea .

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Missiles rain on Aleppo as Syrian army readies ground assault

The Syrian army's advance on eastern Aleppo follows a siege of the terrorist-held area, where a quarter of a million people are estimated to be living. In a late night announcement on Thursday, the Assad's forces announced "the start of its operations in the eastern districts of Aleppo", and warned people to stay away from "the headquarters" of the opposition groups.

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51 companies pledge $650 million in refugee support, White House announces

The administration has yet to release a country-by-country breakdown of the 110,000 refugee figure. The outcome of President Obama's Leaders' Summit on Refugees in NY marks a small step forward but falls far short of what is needed to address the global refugee crisis, said Amnesty International today.

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FBI, NYPD seek 2 men who took suitcase, left bomb

Reilly said Rahami will remain in medical care until he's deemed fit to travel, declining to divulge how long that might take. "My family and I were deeply shocked and appalled at the recent incidents involving the explosions in NY and New Jersey and our thoughts and prayers are with all who were affected".

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India UN Secy Eenam Calls Pakistan's Human Rights Sermon 'Ironic'

He further stated that the pre-conditions imposed by India on any dialogue "cannot work". "Concerns over domestic politics and more importantly geo politics as Pakistan-India tensions mount after recent Kashmir attack, spooked investors and gave equities a good excuse to correct", dailytimes.com quoting report by Elixir Securities said .

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Blood and water can not flow together, says Modi

Jaishankar, the water resources secretary and other senior officers. At Monday's meeting, Modi and officials discussed ways to increase exploitation of the Chenab, Jhelum and Indus rivers but said they would not violate a long-standing water treaty between the countries in the process.

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Hubble Finds Evidence of Water Plumes on Europa

In theory, a future space probe could pass by Europa and retrieve a water sample from the plumes, saving engineers the complicated task of developing a drill capable of penetrating miles of ice. But the astronomers noticed that there were plumes of water vapor coming from the surface of Europa . "Today, we are presenting new Hubble evidence for water vapor plumes being expelled from the icy surface of Europa ", William Sparks, astronomer with the Space Telescope Science Institute in ...

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Green party may try to 'escort' Jill Stein into the presidential debates

In a move contrary to many in the Libertarian Party, Johnson also defended the Environmental Protection Agency . "Sidelines" chose to ask MTSU students what their opinion was on this election's third party candidates. "But Johnson only pulled in about 8% of the electorate in the polls used by the CPD, according to NPR , while Stein took about 3% -both respectable numbers for third parties, but well short of the threshold".

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Summon parliament to declare Pakistan 'terrorist state', demands Congress

The other specific Congress demands include imposition of economic sanctions against Pakistan, scrapping of MFN status, scaling down of strength in the two high commissions and immediate grant of political asylum to Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti.

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Pakistan Refuses to Curb Nuclear Activity Until India Does Too

Unlike in the case of Pathankot terror attack, India's offer to Pakistan to verify involvement of its nationals in the Uri terror strike will be "limited" to providing finger prints and DNA samples of terrorists killed in the incident. Strongly reacting to Pakistan PM remarks, India had described them as non-factual and full of "threat bluster" and had said that glorification of Wani by him at the world forum was an act of "self-incrimination" by Pakistan.

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Clinton Calls Time Off Campaign Trail a 'Gift'

Earlier in the day, Clinton said she won't comment on emails sent by former Secretary of State Colin Powell attacking her for "hubris". The note says Ms. However, during a speach at a rally in Asheville, North Carolina, he was restrained on the news, saying he hoped she feels better soon. She has also expressed regret for failing to follow her doctor's orders for several days of rest.

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Presidential debate: the question that made Hillary join the name calling

While Trump denied some of Clinton's allegations about his comments on women, he defended his harsh words for actor Rosie O'Donnell at tonight's debate. One story leads the field - the first, live, presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and the Democrats' Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University , Hempstead , New York.

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Wait - did he say 2010? Editorial: Is Ottawa playing into China's hands, or vice versa? Canada and China said on Thursday they will launch exploratory talks on a free trade agreement and explore a possible extradition treaty for Chinese fugitives from Canada, even as they announced agreements on beef and canola exports to China.


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