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China hopes India, Pakistan will address differences through dialogue

He said terrorist attacks in Bangladesh and Afghanistan were also being instigated from Pakistan. Modi's speech in the southern Indian town of Kozhikode was his first since 18 soldiers were killed in an attack on an army base in Indian-controlled Kashmir last Sunday.

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Bahrain says Congress vote on Saudi 9/11 bill will harm US

Both the Senate and House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday in favour of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act , or JASTA, despite warnings from Obama and top Pentagon officials that the move could put American troops and interests at risk.

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I was right to call beauty queen fat - Donald Trump

Trump himself said earlier this week that Machado "gained a massive amount of weight and it was a real problem". Machado claims Trump referred to her as "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping" during the competition. Look what I get out of it. On CNN Tuesday night, Ms. Machado said she thinks Mr. Trump believes women are "a second class of people ". When she's been asked why she hasn't hit the campaign trail more often, Mrs.

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Congress overrides Obama's veto of bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi

The Sept. 11 families have received more than $7 billion, but bill backers said their intention was to allow lawsuits to punish any government that backs terrorism on USA soil. Obama said in a letter to Senate leaders on Tuesday that JASTA will harm the USA national interests on a wide range and for this reason he returned the bill to the congress without an approval.

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USA giving $364 million in new Syria aid

Observers, however, pointing to the deadly bombing of a relief convoy last week near Aleppo , say the cease-fire failed nearly from the beginning. On the ground in eastern Aleppo , an AFP correspondent said air strikes struck several neighbourhoods simultaneously, including in Al Shaar, where a five-storey building was levelled with a family stuck inside.

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Database coming on police use of deadly force — Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey said he could not confirm or deny whether the FBI was investigating Page, but assured lawmakers that the agency was doing everything it could to get to the bottom of recent hacking incidents. The FBI opened an assessment on Rahami in 2014 following a domestic incident. "I don't think your answers are satisfactory at all, " said Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R., Wis.).

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Rooney doubt but Zlatan set to start

The Reds boss was asked about his time working with Mata at Chelsea and now at United, how the two styles of football compare at each club and importance of the Spanish playmaker within those styles. With his situation I really don't think he can have a performance which is not really good. Rooney was dropped from the line-up against Leicester and the result was great for the team, but not so much for the skipper.

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Officer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit target

The killing of Olango became the latest case in a disturbing series of highly-publicized police shootings of black men nationwide that have heightened racial tensions across America. "If there was ever a time you want to call out on God and mean it, it is now because our city, our county, and our nation is in trouble", said McPherson.

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Mass resignation at top of Spain Socialist party to oust leader

On Wednesday, 17 members of the Socialists' 38-strong executive committee resigned together in a manoeuvre to force Sanchez out and help to ease in a new administration. "The grassroots members are those who must decide what project and leadership they want", Luena told reporters. Gonzalez's revelation added fuel to an increasingly bitter party debate over Sanchez's leadership ahead of a crucial party federal committee meeting Saturday.

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Prince William and Kate head to scenic Yukon for museums, festivals

What people like Paterson are saying, said Patel, is "don't come here and force your beliefs on us". Both said they wanted to see the man who would one day be king. Kate had changed into a warm coat and skinny jeans which she teamed with cowboy boots. Chief Jonathan Kruger told the Royal couple that he was happy to have them as guests on their traditional territory in B.C., prior to the unveiling of a First Nations sculpture at the university.

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Russian Federation finds conclusions of MH17 investigators highly politicized

The US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby also urged other countries that are in a position to assist, to cooperate fully so that those responsible were held accountable. An earlier investigation launched by the Dutch Safety Board came to the conclusion that the plane was brought down by a Russian-made Buk missile , though the Kremlin has denied this claim.

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Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

If sources are to be believed, after Uri attack, this is the first time that the USA has spoken to the Indian leadership at a senior political level. This meeting comes after the Prime Minister chaired a review meeting of 56-year-old Indus Water Treaty during which it was decided that India will "exploit to the maximum" the water of Pakistan-controlled rivers, including Jhelum, as per the water sharing pact.

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Deal reached to keep US government running

There is no excuse whatsoever for leaving the people of Flint behind", Peters said on the floor after the vote. WASHINGTON-The U.S. Senate approved a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown on Wednesday, Sept.

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Armed Forces fully ready to respond to any situation: DG ISPR

The ISPR chief said Rajgal area of the Khyber Agency was under complete control of the Pakistan Army. On being questioned about the security situation along the border with India, Bajwa said, "Our soldiers are firmly established at the eastern border and are closely monitoring all developments".

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Iraq requests more US troops ahead of Mosul battle

The soldiers will provide logistics support for the Iraqi forces and not spearhead the attack, US officials said. Most of the new USA troops will be deployed to Qayyarah, an Iraqi airbase known as Q-West about 40 miles south of Mosul that has become a key staging base for the planned assault.

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Prince William and Kate get rapturous reception in rural Canada

As the visit wore on, some were able to have a more fulsome exchange. Ned Bell, the chef, told them: "They are getting more popular all the time". He told them: "I am very happy right now". Among those who spoke with the royal couple at some length was 19 year old Aidan Lea, a UBC Okanagan women's volleyball player. After watching some of the action, the couple met players, including Paralympic sitting volleyball player Jennifer Oakes, 18, who lost a leg in a boating accident in Alberta ...

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U.S. to send 615 additional troops to Iraq

Iraqi forces, including Kurdish peshmerga forces and mostly Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias, have retaken around half of that territory over the past two years, but Mosul, the largest city under the ultra-hardline group's control anywhere across its self-proclaimed caliphate, is likely to be the biggest battle yet.

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India Calls For Pakistan To Be Isolated

In response to handover of alleged evidence of attack in Uri Town of Baramulla District earlier this month that killed at least 18 Indian soldiers and injured almost 30, Basit denied links of any Pakistani agency with the four terrorists that stormed the Brigade Headquarters.

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Republicans criticize immunity to Clinton aide

More troops heading to Iraq Congress votes to override Obama for first time Federal Bureau of Investigation silent on pending Clinton perjury probe MORE (R-Va.) asked during a hearing on Federal Bureau of Investigation oversight. "It seems clear that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton committed multiple felonies involving the passing of classified information through her private email server".

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President Rodrigo Duterte's credibility and US-Philippines relations in question

On Monday Duterte accused Washington of "hypocrisy" and said Americans were still "lording it over us". For decades, the US maintained large military bases there, but amid growing anti-American sentiment, the Philippines voted to push the USA bases out in the early '90s.

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Syria hospital attacks are 'war crimes': UN chief

No one was injured. The airstrikes early Wednesday hit the M2 and M10 hospitals, knocking out generators and cutting off water supplies, putting them temporarily out of service. He noted that it was believed earlier that airstrikes directly hit the hospital buildings, but in fact strikes and artillery fire destroyed the surrounding infrastructure.

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Rafale deal: French Defence Minister to arrive in India on Thursday night

India had used a BVR having 50-km range during the Kargil War, while Pakistan had none. India had originally awarded Dassault with an order for 126 Rafales in 2012 after the twin-engine fourth-generation fighter beat rivals in a decade-long selection process, but subsequent talks collapsed.

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MH-17 investigators say missile came from Russian Federation

OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) delegation members, background, work at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 19, 2014. Dutch police spokesman Thomas Aling said the joint investigation findings differ in that they are created to be solid enough to be used as evidence in a criminal trial.

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Army Debunks Claims Of Boko Haram Hoisting Flag In Villages

Usman said the appearance of Shekau in the video in which he tried to deny the aerial attack on his hideout during which he was wounded only confirmed that he was close to his end. "If you want your girls, bring back our brethren", Shekau says. He also insisted he remained in charge despite the fact that ISIL appointed a new leader of Boko Haram , which is also known as Islamic State West Africa Province.

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Pakistan must dismantle terror infrastructure

Congressman Ted Poe (Republican), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism, along with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (Republican) on Tuesday introduced the Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act. "Pakistan wants peace with India". Pressed further if India will scrap the treaty, he refused to elaborate and only noted that in diplomacy everything was not spelled out and that he has not said that the treaty was not working+.

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U.S. to send 615 additional troops to retake Mosul from Daesh

A US-led coalition is carrying out air strikes against IS in Iraq, and Washington has authorized the deployment of more than 4,600 military personnel to the country. "They would love to be able to use chemical weapons against us, against the Iraqis as they move forward", Davis said. The ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim group were driven out of Shirqat on Thursday by U.S-backed Iraqi forces.

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Israeli political giant Shimon Peres no more

We salute Peres' courage to cross physical and metaphorical borders in his unwavering conviction that prosperity, peace and security for the State of Israel was possible", the statement said. Mr Peres once said the Palestinians were Israel's "closest neighbours" and might become its "closest friends". Peres had been sedated and on respirator since he suffered a stroke on September 13 and hospitalised at the Chaim Sheba Medical Centre outside Tel Aviv .

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Neither country can unilaterally separate itself from Indus Water Treaty: PM

He said that the treaty was most comprehensive document on water usage between the two countries when it had been signed in 60s but unfortunately it could not be developed according to the modern needs, he added. A statement from PM Nawaz's office said he "strongly condemned the unprovoked and naked aggression of Indian forces" and vowed the military was capable of thwarting "any evil design to undermine the sovereignty of Pakistan".

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Colombia: EU suspends sanctions against the FARC

While opinion polls suggest that the peace agreement is overwhelmingly favourite to be approved, the Colombian government's chief peace negotiator has warned that any failure to vote yes will be a "leap into the abyss" for the South American country that will take a decade and many lives to fix.

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Man shot dead by Philadelphia police after stabbing two children

The victims were taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where their conditions were not immediately revealed. Authorities arrived at the home and found an 8-year-old with significant wounds to the throat and abdomen, according to police.

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Victim recounts Minn. mall stabbing that almost punctured brain

Cloud hospital. A news agency with ties to IS claimed the St. Cloud attack was carried out by a jihadist soldier, and President Barack Obama said Yesterday that the FBI was investigating the incident as a potential act of terrorism. "I implore the citizens of St. Cloud, and really citizens throughout Minnesota , to rise above this tragic incident, and to remember our common humanity, our shared citizenship, and our shared desire to live together peacefully and constructively", said ...

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US Congress passes funding bill; averts government shutdown

The White House praised the Senate's passage of the bill, though it expressed disappointment that the measure did not include provisions to restore a board quorum to the Export-Import Bank or allow the Securities and Exchange Commission greater authority in regulating public companies' political spending.

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Syrian government attacks 2 hospitals, bread line in Aleppo

Carlos Francisco, MSF's head of mission for Syria, says that "according to different medical sources, there are only seven surgical doctors left in the area, serving an estimated population of 250,000". Adham Sahloul of the USA -based Syrian American Medical Society, which supports the two hospitals, said the attacks on the medical facilities took place at the same time, suggesting they were deliberately targeted.

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New revelations in Keith Scott Case

The young girl was one of many who attended the gathering hosted by Charlotte's City Council, which was held in the tragic aftermath of the death of Keith Lamont Scott . Charlotte police say they are evacuating headquarters and a bomb squad is investigating a suspicious package. Police, on the other hand, said they recovered a gun with DNA evidence from the scene.

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UN Welcomes Preliminary Results of JIT Investigation of MH17 Crash

The prosecutors can not file charges, but the victims' relatives have been seeking details of who shot the plane down in the hope that it might lead eventually to prosecutions over an incident which led to a sharp rise in East-West tensions.


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