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Korea to get USA anti-missile system 'as soon as possible'

In Monday night's debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton, Trump said China should "go into North Korea". The EU also claimed that the insurance firm's headquarters in Pyongyang is linked to "Office 39" of the Worker's Party of Korea, the country's ruling political party.

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Man in a gorilla mask confronts Black Lives Matter demonstrators at ETSU

UND President Mark Kennedy issued a statement on September 22 in reaction to the two incidents: "I am appalled that within 48 hours two photos with racially charged messages have been posted on social media and associated with the UND campus community", he wrote.

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Isreal's Shimon Peres Dies of Massive Stroke at 93

Yet even as he pushed for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, Peres anxious about the threat posed by Iran. The announcement of Peres's death was made at Tel Hashomer hospital by his son, Chemi, and son-in-law, Rafi Walden. He never won an election though, despite running for prime minister five times . "It very much changed the way they understood Israel", Lauder affirmed, noting that the memory of that meeting is accompanying the youngsters through their school education, each ...

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Salman Khan backs Pakistani actors after MNS threat

This is a direct challenge to producers like Karan Johar who promote Pakistani artistes. Veteran actor Anupam Kher revealed that he felt Pakistani actors must condemn the September 18 Uri attack. Dhoni - The Untold Story in Pakistan. "When our soldiers are being killed on the borders by Pakistan, why should we host their actors here?" "I am not saying condemn your country because that's very hard for you as you are living there and politically it may not be the correct move.

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Reaction to Shimon Peres's death underscores divide over Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to pay his respects on Thursday. "And now there's no one really to pick up that torch and pick up that mantle, and I think Israelis are feeling a little bit lost without him today". "He changed before my eyes. into an enthusiastic and stubborn believer in Israeli-Palestinian peace and Israeli-Arab peace". Andrew Cuomo will head to Israel to attend the funeral of former Israeli statesman Shimon Peres.

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Not right to drag Pak actors in the controversy: NCP

MNS had earlier said that the group will not let Karan Johar release his movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil unless all scenes of Fawad Khan are omitted from the flick. "We are writing to all production houses, asking them not to give work to Pakistani artistes", Thackeray said. However, the latest twist is that, rumors were strong that Salman Khan called up Raj Thackeray asking him to allow the release of "ADHM" peacefully.

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US backs report that Russian missile downed MH17

USA spokesman John Kirby said the inquiry leaves "no doubt that MH17 was shot down by a BUK surface-to-air missile fired from territory in eastern Ukraine controlled by Russian-backed separatists". Wilbert Paulissen, head of the Central Crime Investigation department of the Dutch National Police, said communications intercepts showed that pro-Moscow rebels had called for deployment of the mobile surface-to-air weapon, and reported its arrival in rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine.

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Uri attack 'plan devised by India itself': Pakistan Defence Minister

In a statement, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria categorically rejected the Indian leadership's allegations of Pakistan's involvement in terrorist activities, terming them baseless and completely false. War is not a solution, war creates more problems, he added. "Rulers of Pakistan listen, the sacrifice of 18 soldiers will not go waste". But he stopped short of suggesting any military response to the killing of 18 Indian soldiers in Uri by militants.

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India and Pakistan Could Go to War Over Water

Geneva: Upping the ante against Pakistan, India has said it is a "terrorist state" which for years with complete impunity has been using billions of dollars from global aid to train, finance and support terror groups as militant proxies. This is the second time since the attack on September 18 that the Pakistani envoy has been summoned over the terror strike which India maintains was carried out by Pakistan-based terror groups.

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US, Iraq agree on plan to send more American troops

They are authorized to advise and assist Iraqi-led combat operations at the brigade and battalion level. The ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim group were driven out of Shirqat on Thursday by US-backed Iraqi forces . A USA official said that Washington is prepared to send additional troops, but there has not yet been an announcement on when they would be deployed or how many more would be sent.

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Korea soldier defects to S. Korea across border

The South Korean military says the soldier crossed the mid-eastern portion of the Military Demarcation Line - which is located inside the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two countries - at 10 a.m. A lot of them reached South Korea by traveling to China. South Korea declined to confirm or comment on the report. More than 29,000 North Koreans have defected to capitalist South Korea since the end of the Korean War, according to Seoul's government.

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Morning Consult poll: Clinton gains four points after debate

Still, while his team of misfit assholes tried to train Trump to look for a dozen or so of Clinton's tells, he "did not seem to pay attention during the practice sessions". Moreover, the daily said that "Clinton knows how to compromise and to lead with intelligence, decorum and perspective". The Democratic president said his own legacy was "on the ballot" in November.

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Zidane: Draw hard to accept

At the end, the same (draw) again, it's the third match. "We are Real Madrid and want to win every game", said Zidane. 'At the end of the day it's not a bad result, but when you play like this, you feel broken'. In Group E, Tottenham Hotspur bagged their first points of this season in Europe by edging CSKA Moscow 1-0 in Russian Federation courtesy of Son Heung-min's fifth goal in his past five outings.

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United States government mistakenly grants citizenship to more than 800 immigrants

The news organization knew that there were holes in the data since 2008. ICE said the Justice Department has now agreed to focus on cases involving people who have acquired security clearances, jobs of public trust or other security credentials.

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India and Pakistan Keep up Mutual Accusations on Terrorism

Consular access was also offered for a third Pakistani - a militant held at the worldwide border in Jammu on September 23. On September 26, China had snubbed Pakistan by declining to back the well-publicised reports in Islamabad that claimed Beijing's support in the event of any aggression and for its stand on Kashmir.

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US at UN table on China importing North Korean coal, ore

While he was not able to say how quickly the Thaad system would be deployed to South Korea, he answered a congressman's question asking if the placement was a done deal with a strong affirmative. "To prioritize such spending is a mistake and a misallocation of resources which would be far better invested in the areas of integral human development, education, health and the fight against extreme poverty".

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US Threatens to End Syria Talks With Russia Over Continued Assault ..

This includes a proposed counter-terrorism partnership, "unless Russian Federation takes immediate steps to end the assault on Aleppo" and restore a ceasefire. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon accuses those who are bombarding Aleppo's hospitals and schools of war crimes, and there have been calls for new global sanctions.

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Church welcomes signing of Colombia peace deal

President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londoño, the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (the FARC) who is better known by his alias Timochenko, are expected sign the deal that took four years to negotiate with pens made from the casings of bullets used in combat.

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Duterte says upcoming Philippines war games with US will be the last

The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the broader Philippine security establishment have, over the decades, heavily depended on American financial assistance, logistical support, and intelligence cooperation. On Monday Duterte accused Washington of "hypocrisy" and said Americans were still "lording it over us". Duterte said he had already privately spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, although it was impossible to immediately verify when ...

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Fed's Janet Yellen: No fixed timetable for interest rate moves

The nation's second largest bank engaged in practices that allegedly allowed the bank to open millions of accounts without customers' permission. Gold prices hit a one-week low on Wednesday, as the dollar firmed and investors assessed Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before a Congressional committee.

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Congress overrides Obama veto of 9-11 bill

The vote was 348-76, well above the two-thirds majority needed for an override . After the upper chamber of Congress' vote, White House spokesman Josh Earnest called the action "the single most embarrassing thing the Senate has done since 1983".

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White House Blasts Senate For Override Veto

The White House listed its objections: it turns over national security and foreign policy to the courts; puts USA military, diplomats and assets at risk of retaliatory lawsuits by other countries; and threatens important and sensitive relationships with other nations.

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USA to Send Strategic Bombers to S.Korea Again

Mr Obama met Mr Li on Monday on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly session in NY. "The alliance grows stronger every day and we remain prepared to defend and to preserve the security of the Korean Peninsula and the region", said Lieutenant General Thomas Bergeson of the US Forces Korea.

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White House blasts Senate for override vote

He led the fight for the legislation, with Senator John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate Republican. Obama said during a CNN interview that overriding his veto was a mistake that may set a "dangerous precedent". But proponents of the bill dismissed Obama's concerns as unpersuasive. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas, second from right) speak with Kaitlyn Strada (left) and Terry Strada (right), wife of Thomas Strada, who died in the 9/11 attacks, after a news conference concerning the Justice Against Sponsors ...

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India falter as Kiwi bowlers strike crucial blows

While quite a few bowlers would love to bowl on the first morning of a Test match, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner would not have been in that particular camp on Thursday, even with the conditions being overcast and humid. His move paid off when medium-pacer Neil Wagner claimed Indian skipper Virat Kohli's scalp, after the unsafe batsman pulled at a bouncer and was caught at long-leg for nine.

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Mylan Head Defends Epipen Price Gouging in Capitol Hearing

Mylan chief executive Heather Bresch testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Wednesday. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. But lawmakers so far haven't given any deference to her because she is related to a colleague.

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Congress overrides Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill

Members of both parties broke into applause on the House floor after the vote. The House voted Wednesday afternoon 348 to 77 to override the president's veto . Obama said the victims deserve support and compensation, which is why the administration set up a victim's compensation fund. "Enacting JASTA into law, however, would neither protect Americans from terrorist attacks nor improve the effectiveness of our response to such attacks".

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Congress Overrides Obama Veto For The First Time In His Presiden

If at least two-thirds of House members vote to override the veto , the bill would become law, giving 9/11 victim families a chance at compensation and the president a legislative defeat. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), that committee's ranking member, said ahead of the vote, arguing that helping the families "outweighs the risk on how other countries might respond to and perhaps compromise other USA interests".

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Black Caps bowlers blunted before lunch

NEW ZEALAND SQUAD: Williamson (c), Guptill, Latham, Taylor, Watling (wk), Neesham, Nicholls, Ronchi (wk), Santner, Boult, Bracewell, Craig, Sodhi, Wagner, Henry. But Wagner got the next short ball much closer to the body, and Kohli couldn't resist having another go. New Zealand's effort at a docile wicket at the Green Park Stadium was even more special as neither their fast bowlers nor spinners had a great assistance from the pitch, and instead, it was their disciplined effort throughout ...

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Suspect in Pippa royal photo 'hack' bailed by United Kingdom police

Pippa Middleton has allegedly been the victim of a phone hack with thousands of intimate pictures stolen and offered up on the web. According to the report in The Sun , the hacker said he was offering them to buyers in the United Kingdom first, adding: "There is of course a price for which im (sic) accepting offers of a minimum of 50,000 GBP".

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Andrew Cuomo to attend Shimon Peres funeral in Israel

Peres served in a dozen cabinets and was twice prime minister, though he never won a general election, struggling to connect with ordinary voters. Feldman said Peres' body systems collapsed during the final day before his death. But the Nobel Peace Prize victor, who retired from public office in 2014, suffered a stroke days earlier. The incident is a key part of Peres' legacy across the region.

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Clinton debate seen by record 84 million viewers

When she accused him again later of not paying them at all, he argued they would only be "squandered" by politicians like Clinton if he had. She vowed to help those who already have student debt to refinance. "When asked which candidate they trust more to grow the economy, tonight's first topic of debate, 55% of respondents trusted Clinton more, and 45% trusted Trump more".

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Lodha panel seeks removal of BCCI president, secretary

Yesterday, while commenting on the compliance report submitted by former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha, current Chief Justice T S Thakur said, "If BCCI thinks that they are law unto themselves then they are wrong". The Lodha panel's report had also recommended that the BCCI Working Committee should be replaced with a nine-member apex council which will include representatives from the players' community, including one woman.

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Russian military says it's ready to talk to US about Aleppo

Meanwhile, State Department spokesman John Kirby warned Moscow that it risked getting stuck in a quagmire if it didn't work to end the violence. More than 250,000 people are thought to be besieged in the rebel-held part of Aleppo , where intensive bombing has killed hundreds of people since the collapse of a week-long ceasefire .

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Clinton eases our anxiety and kicks Trump's butt in first debate: Timson

More than 81 million Americans watched at least part of the "debate" Monday night. He claimed his microphone had been defective, and hinted at sabotage. Hillary Clinton has emerged from the first presidential debate with a small bounce in the polls, Politico/Morning Consult has found . And how on earth did Trump allow himself to spend most of the night on defense? This was a crucial moment for the campaign, and while I do not believe it cost him a chance to win, a missed opportunity ...


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