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Debate renews attention on Trump's tax returns

Clinton and Trump faced off for the first time in the chaotic 2016 election cycle Monday evening, with Clinton calling out Trump for not releasing tax returns and telling lies, while Trump labeled Clinton a traditional politician. The centerpiece of Trump's case against Clinton is that the former senator and secretary of state is little more than a career politician who has squandered opportunities to address the domestic and global problems she's now pledging to tackle as president.

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Swaraj likely to respond to Pak tirade at UNGA

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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Shimon Peres, Former Leader of Israel, Dies

Israel's Defense Minister Shimon Peres (right) and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (center) visit the ruins of a synagogue in the West Bank City of Hebron on October 15, 1976 in this handout photo released by the Israeli Government Press Office.

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Kate Middleton Kills It in Showstopping Red Gown

Clearly, the duchess travels with her hair stylist for a reason. For a reception at Government House in Victoria the Duchess, 34, bestowed her fashion favour on a red tea dress with an asymmetrical hemline from Preen by Thornton Bregazzi .

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Pippa Middleton's iCloud account hacked, roughly 3000 photos stolen

He was arrested at an address in the East Midlands on Saturday evening on suspicion of a Computer Misuse Act offence but he has since been released pending further inquiries, Scotland Yard said. The arrest was made hours after The Sun was offered pictures from the account for a payment of £50,000 providing that it paid within 48 hours. Police are investigating reports the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton was hacked.

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World leaders to attend funeral of Shimon Peres

U.S. President Barack Obama will also attend the funeral of a man he calls "the essence of Israel itself". He also was an early supporter of the Jewish settler movement in the West Bank, a position he would later abandon. Following this event, Peres was anointed interim Prime Minister. "The world is a little darker without him in it". In a career spanning seven decades he was Prime Minister, President and held virtually every Cabinet position going at one time or another.

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Uri Attack: India Summons Pakistan High Commissioner, Hands Evidence And Warning

References to Kashmir and tensions arising out of Uri terror attack were conspicuously absent in Chinese official media coverage of the meeting between China Premier Li Keqiang and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif here. India also strongly slammed Sharif for glorifying Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani, who was killed on July 8 by the Indian forces. Ban Ki-moon in his opening statement mentioned his concerns in the areas of West Asia and Syria without mentioning India-Pakistan or ...

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India's claim on Kashmir a 'total lie': Pak Foreign Secretary

He said work has been completed on 20 posts set up for border management. BJP leader had called for a jaw-for-a-tooth action while Union home minister Rajnath Singh described Pakistan as a "terrorist state" for supporting anti-India groups.

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Dutch investigators to give results of MH17 criminal probe

A separate investigation by the Dutch Safety Board concluded in October past year that the plane was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile. NEWS BRIEF The Dutch-led team investigating the crash in 2014 of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine says the missile that struck the plane was sacked from territory held by Russia-backed rebels.

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Gabon at United Nations urges support following Bongo's re-election

The Constitutional Court confirmed Mr Bongo as victor and partially amended the results, saying his lead over Ping had risen from a wafer-thin 6,000, as was first announced, to 11,000 votes. The EU said its election observers had had only limited access to witness the poll, in breach of the agreement the bloc signed with Gabon's government.

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Israeli cabinet holds minute's silence for Peres

He also set up Israel's secret nuclear facility. "But from Shimon Peres we learned that we must never let go of that audacious commitment to peace, even when all around us are ready to do so". " Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries around the world, and played a key role in the ...

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Africa lost 111000 elephants to poaching in last decade

In figuring out the number and distribution of the continent's remaining savanna elephants , we now have a baseline on a scale for future surveys and trend analyses that wildlife ecologists will be able to use in the effort to ensure African elephants' survival.

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Syrian Forces engage in major ground assault for Aleppo

Kerry told Lavrov the U.S. was preparing to "suspend U.S. -Russia bilateral engagement on Syria", including on a proposed counterterrorism partnership, "unless Russian Federation takes immediate steps to end the assault on Aleppo" and restore a cease-fire.

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Allardyce decries entrapment as England job ends in disgrace

It was after claims from a newspaper that he offered advice on how to get around rules on player transfers. "Sam, we think, is a great fit for England manager and we think could have been extremely successful". As the FA begins to draw up a list of candidates to replace Sam Allardyce , Sky News takes a look at who could be in the frame. "I have to accept that".

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Pak, India should resolve Kashmir dispute:Ban to Sharif

New Delhi has blamed Pakistan for the attack, which the latter dismissed saying the administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had apportioned blame even before the investigation was complete. Ban's remarks came as the Pakistan Prime Minister handed over to him a dossier containing evidence of alleged "human rights violations" by Indian forces in Kashmir.

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Pound slumps after Boris Johnson hints at Brexit timing

Triggering Article 50 is the action that officially would kick off the U.K.'s exit from the European Union. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gave the British government's most specific time frame yet, saying he expected talks to be triggered in the "early part of next year".

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India slams Burhan Wani's reference in Sharif's United Nations speech

He said Pakistan has nothing to gain from such incidents and in fact these are part of the Indian attempt to divert the world community's attention from its repression in Occupied Kashmir. "This kind of nonsense discredits the kind of responsible statesmanship you expect from the Prime Minster of a country", Tharoor told ANI. He talked not like the supreme commander of Pakistan, but he talked like the supreme commander of Hizbul Mujahideen.

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Samsung delays restart of its Galaxy Note 7 sale

The numbers in Europe are slightly lower than elsewhere. More than 60 percent of defective Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in the United States and South Korea have now been returned and exchanged for new models, Samsung has claimed .

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Shimon Peres passes away

Mr Peres's condition had deteriorated after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. Rwanda has expressed sympathy with the people of Israel following the death of Shimon Peres-the country's ex-president and Noble Peace Prize victor. Many state officials have announced their participation at the funeral, which will take place on Friday, on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem. Peres was a visionary who helped create a home for his people, said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

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Trump campaign: Howard Dean is 'out of his mind'

No cold". On Wednesday morning's Fox & Friends, Trump denied he was sniffling during the debate and reiterated his claim from the night prior that his microphone "didn't work". None of this is to say that Trump was using any type of drug, but he definitely did some odd things during the debate. Not everyone, however, thought Trump was sniffing - namely Trump himself .

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Abandon 'dream' of obtaining Kashmir: Swaraj to Pakistan

For the second time in less than 20 days, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Tuesday issued a demarche to Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit over Uri attack and confronted him with proof of "cross-border origins" of the terror strike in which 18 jawans were killed.

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Typhoon Megi claims four lives in Taiwan, scores injured

At its height, it was packing winds of up to 118 kilometres (74 miles) per hour, China's National Meteorological Center said. Authorities had raised alert levels for Taiwan , which is prone to landslides and flooding, said Chen Wen-lung, director-general of the National Fire Agency.

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SC asks Sahara to deposit another Rs 200 cr, extends Roy's parole

It said that the scheme to pay Rs 12,000 crore must be accompanied by an affidavit. "But we had paid around Rs 11,000 crore and will pay". "Saharas will share details with SEBI and the amicus curiae", said the court. The top court had passed the order irked by the arguments of senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan. Roy's parole was extended on August 3 with a condition that he has to deposit Rs 300 crore with SEBI.

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Syria conflict: Hopes fade for truce as violence flares

The seven-day ceasefire declared by the Syrian army expired at midnight with no announcement of its extension. Saturday's developments come amid an already fragile cease-fire brokered by Russian Federation and the United States. In a televised briefing, Lieutenant General Sergei Rudskoy said: 'Considering that the conditions of the ceasefire are not being respected by the rebels, we consider it pointless for the Syrian government forces to respect it unilaterally'.

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US, Russia Fail On Syrian Truce As Dozens Killed In Aleppo

A provisional death toll provided by local nongovernment organizations on Saturday suggested at least 92 people had been killed in the eastern suburbs since dawn. The White Helmets' headquarters building in the Ansari district was badly damaged, along with an ambulance and a fire engine. A second centre operated by the group was also hit.

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European Union leaders pay tribute as Shimon Peres dies at 93

Israel has been on edge over the health of its last remaining founding father, who had been under sedation and respiratory support in intensive care. He was Israel's president from 2007 until 2014. Former US president George HW Bush said Mr Peres inspired the world and helped pave a path to peace.

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Man arrested in Pippa Middleton iCloud hack investigation

Police are investigating reports the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton was hacked. Private photographs were said to have been offered to The Sun and Daily Mail newspapers via encrypted messaging service WhatsApp. Pippa and Matthews got engaged in July and are set marry in 2017. In the summer, Miss Middleton and hedge fund manager James Matthews confirmed their engagement , with a wedding planned for next year.

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Trump needs to broaden his appeal to undecided voters in next debate

We saw more than one moment when Clinton was subjected to Donald Trump's chauvinism. "She was the victor (of the pageant), and, you know, she gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem", Trump said . YouTube said just under 2 million people streamed video of the debate from six news outlets that officially used its platform. Clinton , on the other hand, believes that government plays an important role in promoting growth and opportunity-and that everyone, ...

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India financing, backing terrorist acts in Pakistan: Nisar

The terrorists killed the 18 Indian Army man at an army base in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri and the numbers of countries has criticized this attack. Today's summoning comes amidst India weighing the options to hit back at Pakistan in the aftermath of the Uri attack.

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Borisov replaces candidate for UN Secretary General with EU Commissioner Georgieva

This is a very complex and long competition. "We consider that this will be a more successful nomination", he told ministers. "From now on, it is clear that the Bulgarian Government will shift its political support to another direction so as to give Bulgaria and the Eastern European group a chance to win the post", Daniel Mitov said further.

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Colombia inks accord with Marxist rebels, ending 52-year war

Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. The land mine tragedy took place Monday in a plantain field in the town of Algeciras in southern Colombia , one of 700 settlements where land mines have been detected, most planted by the rebels and blamed for more than 11,000 deaths since 1990.

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Revocation of water treaty may risk war

Pakistan will also approach the United Nations and the International Court of Justice if India suspends the treaty , he said. The treaty also provides specific criteria for designing any hydro-electric power plants that India decides to build.

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Forecasters expect lower crest on flooded river

For days, the rising waters of rivers and creeks in eastern Iowa have forced more than 10,000 residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa's second-largest city, out of their homes and businesses. City Manager Jeff Pomeranz said lobbying for the federal money is a top priority and the project will be critical to the city's future. City crews pumped water back into the river Tuesday in downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, which were largely abandoned as residents heeded the city's call to evacuate.

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Leicester City prepare to face Porto in Champions League

Adrian Silva should really have done better having beaten fit-again Kasper Schmeichel to the ball 30 yards from goal in the opening exchanges but could only send his lobbed effort wide of the unguarded net while substitute Jesus Corona came as close as anyone to spoiling the Leicester party with a volley against the post late on.

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Oil Prices Slide as OPEC Deal Seen as Unlikely

Crude oil prices drop more than 2 percent at the start of trading Tuesday after the World Trade Organization cuts its prospects for growth. However, crude futures fell about 3 percent on Tuesday after Iran rejected an offer from Saudi Arabia to limit its oil output in exchange for Riyadh cutting supply, dashing hopes for a compromise .


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