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Obama praises Peres for advancing dignity and goodwill

But Guy Ziv, a professor at the American University School of Foreign Service, said that Peres was actually an "extreme pragmatist" throughout his life and it was the circumstances around him that changed. "Only thing is, war costs more". The two parties formed a unity government following the 1984 elections - with Peres becoming prime minister from 1984 to 1986, then foreign minister under Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir from 1986 to 1988.

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U.S. not on track to meet climate goal

Earlier, the Government had used the Mahatma's stature to promote its Swachch Bharat movement. As reported by the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, this historic move of India will drive it closer to the reality of climate change.

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TV audience for Trump-Clinton debate likely to approach 80-million record

John Yang begins our coverage with this report. Clinton, meanwhile, was on message, calm, and prepared-"over-prepared", according to Chuck Todd , because it's so annoying when the school nerd does the extra-credit reading!-and, though the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza noted she occasionally came across as "robotic", she was still able to bait and slam Trump when necessary, especially over Trump's failure to release his tax returns and his history of stiffing his building contractors.

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Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record

The Washington Post's media critic, Margaret Sullivan, gave Holt "a solid B-minus in this Mission Impossible". Did Holt do a good job Monday night? Vote in our poll. "As soon as [Trump] travels to 112 countries and negotiates a peace deal, a cease-fire, a release of dissidents, and opening of new opportunities and nations around the world or even spends 11 hours testifying in front of a congressional committee, he can talk to me about stamina", she said.

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Israeli media: Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies

The 93-year-old's health had been in decline this year. Peres' family was believed to be at his bedside when he died at Sheba Medical Center outside Tel Aviv. Shunted aside during the 1999 election campaign, won by party colleague Ehud Barak, Mr Peres rejected advice to retire, assuming the newly created and loosely defined cabinet post of minister for regional co-operation.

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Washington best Giants, 29-27

Their last run in the game was a 6-yarder on second-and-1 by Darkwa with eight minutes remaining in the third quarter and the Giants down 23-21. "I felt like he was more comfortable in the pocket". Redskins coach Jay Gruden says safety Hall will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his right knee. "Just too many self-inflicted mistakes that put us in bad positions".

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Penn State: 3 Important Takeaways for UM

The Berkeley, California, native had a Kaepernick jersey hanging in her locker and wore it to the arena Saturday night. Boyd's teammates linked arms and bowed their heads during the anthem, while two Phoenix players, Mistie Bass and Kelsey Bone, knelt on the court.

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Philippine envoy Fidel Ramos' China trip shelved until 'proper time'

Ramos' aide, who was not authorized to speak to media, said Ramos still planned to go to Beijing "at the proper time". China refuses to recognize the arbitration case. Although Duterte has campaigned for the death penalty around 3,500 people have been killed by death squads in his war on drugs since he came to power.

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Washington mall shooting suspect identified as an immigrant from Turkey

Prior to his appearance, Q13 News obtained an arrest warrant declaration from the Mount Vernon Police Department that said , "During a post Miranda interview with detectives, Cetin said that it was him in the video and he did bring the rifle into Macy's and shot all 5 victims".

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PDP, Cong Seek Compensation for Loss Due to Indus Waters Treaty

Pakistani officials metsenior Officials of the World Bank to insist on early appointment of the judges and empanelment the court. He said it was a highly irresponsible attitude on the part of India to even think of revoking this treaty as a unilateral revocation could pose a threat to Pakistan and its economy.

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India to review MFN status to Pakistan

Pakistan can not take India's policy of strategic restraint for granted for too long and if Islamabad rejects Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offer of cooperation, it will become part of a case for making the country a "pariah nation", a USA daily has claimed.

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Blood and water can not flow together says PM

Reports further added that instead of revoking the treaty, the Indian government has chose to corner Pakistan by taking leverage of the rights allocated to India as per the treaty. To facilitate trade, tourism and employment of local population, India envisages controlled release of water from the lake during the lean season months of October to February to facilitate year-round navigation.

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India to review MFN status to Pak

Gambhir, who had given India's strong RoR to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's UN General Assembly address, said the world heard from Pakistan "the views of a dysfunctional state" which builds atrocity upon atrocity on its own people, preaching about values of tolerance, democracy and human rights.

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Pakistan fighting serious, sustained campaign against terrorism: USA

Lodhi blamed India for suspending talks with Pakistan more than a year ago, saying New Delhi has refused to resume them despite repeated offers from Pakistan and advice from the worldwide community. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always been known for his hardline stance on Pakistan but for now he is relying on diplomacy. She also added that the "brutality against the Baloch people represents the worst form of state oppression".

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Oil prices climb after industry data shows US stocks draw

Sand dunes near the Saudi Aramco Shaybah oilfield where production was slated for expansion. Brent crude settled down $1.38, or 2.9 percent, at $45.97 a barrel. The two countries, contended BMI Research, were vying for religious and regional political hegemony, facing each other through proxy conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Lebanon and Bahrain.

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Obama vetoes 9/11 lawsuit bill

Under the terms of the Bill , courts would be permitted to waive a claim of foreign sovereign immunity when an act of terrorism occurs inside USA borders. The issue is one of a few where Democrat Hillary Clinton has publicly disagreed with Obama, with her campaign saying Friday that she supports the bill.

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Four dead, hundreds injured as Typhoon Megi slams Taiwan

Lee Wei-sen, a spokesman for Taiwan's Central Emergency Operations Center said the storm's one saving grace was that it didn't pass slowly. Almost three million households lost power during the height of the storm in Taiwan, but electricity was restored to almost one million of them by late Tuesday night, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency.

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Egyptian Salvage Workers Recover More Bodies From Sunken Migrant Boat

Survivors have said many migrants were trapped in the boat's hold when it keeled over. Survivors and their families said poverty and a lack of jobs and opportunity along with political repression in Egypt have driven thousands to embark on perilous journeys in rickety boats across the Mediterranean to Europe.

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PM Modi To Review Most Favoured Nation Status To Pakistan

On Monday, while reviewing the treaty, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said, "Blood and water can not flow together". Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting on Thursday to review the MFN status to the neighbour, sources said here.

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Pakistan is carrying out war crimes using terror as state policy

Gambhir said India sees in Pakistan “a terrorist State” which channelises billions of dollars, much of it diverted from worldwide aid, to training, financing and supporting terrorist groups as militant proxies against it neighbours. "It (Pakistan) extends support to extremist groups, it suppresses minorities and women and denies basic human rights including through draconian laws", she said before adding that Pakistan lacked democracy.

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Tyler O'Connor still starter after loss to Wisconsin

Stanford travels to Washington with huge implications for the Pac-12, while Wisconsin and MI will clash, Georgia will look to rebound against Tennessee and, in the headliner act, Louisville will travel to Clemson in a prime-time game with national championship implications.

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Pak Army says closely monitoring situation on border with India

Tensions between the longtime rivals have spiked over a recent attack on an Indian army base in Kashmir that New Delhi has blamed on Pakistan-based militants. "The global community is well aware that several such incidents have been staged in the past to serve India's tactical and propaganda objectives", she said, adding that India is utilizing the Uri incident to blame Pakistan for the current Kashmiri uprising and divert attention from its "brutal" occupation.

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Pakistan urges India to release arrested Kashmiri activist

She made such a comment, as the Brussels-based "Crisis Group", which focuses on the role of madrassas in promoting religious extremism in Pakistan's Punjab Province, mentioned in its latest report (titled "Pakistan's Jihadist Heartland - Southern Punjab") that "the absence of rule of law in the province has provided the right conditions for militant networks to flourish".

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Trip to China by Philippine special envoy Ramos canceled

UNITED NATIONS - Despite growing worldwide criticism of his government's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, the Philippines top diplomat told world leaders Saturday that the rule of law governs the campaign to eradicate the illicit substances, which he said have stunted the country's development.

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Saudi 9/11 Bill: Why Obama Vetoed It

The legislation , called the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), doesn't refer specifically to Saudi Arabia. Citing detriment to US interests overseas if the bill is signed into law, Obama said he has "deep sympathy" for the families of those who lost their lives in the attack, but can not justify approving the bill.

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Georgia's Muslim community celebrates Eid al-Adha today

Referred to as "big Eid", it is often overlooked compared to "little Eid" or Eid ul-Fitr - which marks the end of Ramadan. On the day, Muslims greet each other by saying " Eid Mubarak " or 'Blessed Eid'. Obama and Michelle also extended their congratulations to the pilgrims who have just performed the Hajj. "The fireworks, non-stop shopping, dining and entertainment options make "Eid in UAE" extra special and something we look forward to every year".

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With division won, injury-plagued Indians eye playoffs

The aroma in Cleveland's clubhouse was the first reminder of the team's division championship - a smell left over from the bubbly celebration the night before. Washington was already without reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper due to a thumb injury, slugging second baseman Daniel Murphy (strained glute) and 15-game victor Stephen Strasburg (elbow).

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Police arrest mother for alleged murders of Fort Wayne children

Police officials have noted that Pasztor was not at all reluctant when she had driven the two deceased children to the Elkhart Police Department, reiterating that she was the first to approach a police officer. Snyder said police were working to determine when the children died, and why Pasztor drove to Elkhart. "Obviously there are quite a few miles between Elkhart County and Allen County, so that's something that will come out as the investigation moves forward", Sgt.

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Death toll in Congo riots rises to 17- Interior ministry

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Congolese riot police get on their trucks as they deploy, after violence erupted due to the delay of the presidential elections in Kinshasa , Democratic Republic of Congo, Tuesday, Sept.

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Iran says not ready for oil output freeze as prices edge lower

OPEC and Non-OPEC members are meeting on the sidelines of the Algiers energy forum today and Wednesday to revive a global deal to stabilise oil output levels. The spike in Russian Federation, rhetoric from OPEC , and a slowdown in USA stocks, though, are what is keeping crude oil in the $40 to $50 range, following 12-year lows around $26 from the first quarter of this year.

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Pakistan warns India of 'water war'

While such a move could be labelled as a "hostile act" and attract worldwide criticism, India has the capability to increase the use of waters flowing into the Indus, Chenab and Jhelum rivers. Held amidst heightened tension between the India and Pakistan, the meeting also made a decision to set up a inter- ministerial task forces to go into the details and working of the Treaty with a "sense of urgency", senior government sources said.

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Massive typhoon hits eastern China after killing 4 in Taiwan

Authorities had raised alert levels for Taiwan, which is prone to landslides and flooding, said National Fire Agency Director-General Chen Wen Lung. The 268 injuries include eight Japanese tourists hurt in tour bus that turned on its side in central Taiwan.

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At least 29 undocumented migrants drown off Egypt coast

The European Union launched "Operation Sophia" a year ago to destroy smuggler boats that could be used to ferry migrants across the sea. "It hasn't been opened and there must be a lot of people inside". "I wish I hadn't survived". New and more unsafe smuggling practices and attempts to reach Europe by riskier routes have led to a spike in the number of migrants dying as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean, the International Organization for Migration said in a report last month.

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Revoke Pakistan's MNF status: Congress

He said Pakistan will "expose India" before the worldwide community, and added that the government is preparing a comprehensive dossier on alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and "Indian interference in Balochistan". Referring to the 1971 Bangladesh War of Liberation, she asked if Pakistan can deny that its armed forces committed "one of the most extensive and heinous genocides in 1971, and will it deny it used air strikes and artillery on its own people repeatedly".

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Sunk migrant boat lifted from the sea bed off Egypt

The boat capsized off Burg Rashed, a coastal village where the Nile meets the Mediterranean, on September 21. Regional governor Mohamed Sultan said the number of bodies recovered was "almost final" but rescue workers were still looking for human remains at sea.


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