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Supreme Court to hear 'swipe fees' case

The justices didn't act on the Redskins' appeal, suggesting the high court will consider only the case involving The Slants. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office nonetheless refused to register the trademark after concluding the name was disparaging to a substantial number of people of Asian ancestry.

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Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguous

Although the Obama administration's 2010 Nuclear Posture Review says that "the fundamental role of USA nuclear weapons... is to deter nuclear attack on the United States", it leaves open the option of a preemptive strike, saying that the US could use nuclear weapons to "defend the vital interests of the United States" when facing "extreme circumstances".

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Yukon's First Telegraph to Tweet

After the event, the royal couple watched a match by the acclaimed University of British Columbia women's volleyball team at the Okanga campus. Wrapped up warm in a striking red Carolina Herrera coat, Kate, 34, looked absolutely exquisite as she greeted several well-wishers.

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Senate passes stopgap budget to avert troop pay freeze

Though Senate Republicans and Democrats resolved an earlier battle over how to fund the Zika response in the stopgap spending bill , an 11th-hour war over water threatened to derail their progress. Rep. Jim Jordan, (R-OH), offered an amendment to the bill which would automatically extend the CR through January 18 if lawmakers fail to agree on a subsequent deal to keep the government open after December 9.

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Deal Inked For Construction Of UK's Hinkley Point Nuclear Station

The 10 year deal with EDF Energy will operate high frequency services for employees to Hinkley Point C from dedicated park-and-ride sites, staff campus accommodation and from surrounding towns and villages for employees living throughout the region.

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House aides: Deal reached to help Flint, keep USA gov't open

House Democrats and a handful of Republicans voted in favor of a version of the bill that included money to rebuild Flint, Michigan's lead-tainted water system, which has poisoned hundreds of children. "My position on the government funding bill remains the same: I will vote no on any (bill) that does not treat communities equally", Stabenow said.

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Kuwait- JASTA would damage United States relations, harm sovereign immunity - Obama vetoes

Bin Laden, the mastermind of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks which killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Washington D.C. area and Pennsylvania, was a wealthy Saudi national. The White House insists Obama did not veto because of concerns over ties with Saudi Arabia, saying it is anxious the bill would set a risky legal precedent, undermining the principle of sovereign immunity.

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Champions League: Bayern Munich's perfect surge halted by Atletico Madrid's Carrasco

Both side's came into the match unbeaten in all competitions before Atletico downed their German opponents thanks to Yannick Ferreira Carrasco's 35th-minute strike. "We've got off to a great start by winning all our games but tomorrow is the biggest challenge". Carrasco fired home the victor 10 minutes before half-time after Jan Oblak had denied Thomas Muller with a stunning save early on with Bayern's best effort.

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United States threatens to stop cooperating with Russian Federation on Syria

The sarcastic rebuke follows the State Department's earlier statement announcing Kerry had told his Russian counterpart the United Sates would end talks with Russia if bomb strike in Aleppo don't stop. Worldwide medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) tweeted to say that both hospitals were out of service. "M2, it maybe function again after two days, after fixing the damage, but, regarding M10, the damages are so huge, so we didn't know how many days it will take to fix the damage".

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Surgical strikes: Army targeted 7 terror launch pads across 3 kms range

This quest by Indian establishment to create media hype by rebranding cross border fire as surgical strike is fabrication of truth", it said. If Pakistan does not escalate the crisis even after Indian army publicising its surgical strike, it will mean there is space for India to undertake military response to terror attacks.

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J&K has suffered due to Indus treaty: Mehbooba

Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said on Tuesday that it was India's misfortune that the country was not taking part in the SAARC conference this year and that the country would be left isolated in the region. Khan said blaming Pakistan will not hide the atrocities committed by the Indian security forces in Kashmir. In wake of the ongoing tensions between Indian and Pakistan, India has chosen to respond to the neighboring nation very diplomatically.

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Pakistan refutes Indian PM's terror accusations

Pakistan on Sunday rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's accusations, saying that India was "trying to distract world attention from the atrocities perpetrated by its occupation forces" in India-administered Kashmir, the state-run radio service reported.

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Supreme Court reserves order on pleas to cancel Shahahbuddin's bail

The Bihar government on Wednesday admitted its failure before the Supreme Court in not opposing the bail petition of RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin in a murder case at the Patna High Court. "Were you in slumber till he got bail?" the court asked Dinesh Dwivedi, the counsel for the Nitish Kumar government, questioning why they had not acted when Shahabuddin was given bail in 45 cases before he was finally released.

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Pakistan must target terror groups targeting neighbours

Pakistan on Tuesday promptly rejected Indian allegations of its involvement in the Uri army base attack, soon after Indian authorities said they had shared "evidence" with Pakistan High Commissioner to New Delhi Abdul Basit. India has also launched a campaign against Pakistan at the United Nations' platforms for aiding and abetting terrorism. Following External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech at the United Nations General Assembly session wherein she asked the world to act against ...

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Pearce Applauds Override Of President's Veto

He spoke on the Senate floor before the vote Wednesday. During a presidential town hall hosted by CNN on Wednesday , Obama called the override a "mistake". "In addition, I intend to look into whether we should limit the bill to apply only to those directly impacted by an attack - including individuals, their estates and property damage - rather than companies with only tangential connections", Feinstein said.

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Whitehorse greets Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with tweets

First Nation chief Andy Carvill , 52, of the the Carcross Tagish, who hosted the royal couple's visit to his settlement, said: "The Duke asked if he could go in and they got inside the train and blew the steam whistle". Whitehorse is the only city in Yukon and has a population of around 25,000. Kim Winnicky produced the show and selected the acts, and Brian Fidler directed.

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US threatens to stop cooperating with Russia on Syria

Russia is outraged by the threatening tone of the latest US statement on Syria, viewing it as tantamount to supporting terrorism, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday, according to Russian news agencies. Russian Federation denied the allegations, and accused Washington of pursuing self-interest in its tactics and of supporting armed opposition groups in Syria that Moscow, allied to President Bashar Al Assad, considers terrorist groups.

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U.S. to Deploy 600 More Troops to Iraq

He defended the decision not to send large numbers of USA troops into that country. Since the return of US forces to Iraq in 2014, al Asad has been the site of American-led training efforts for the Iraqi security forces. Capturing Mosul would mean a symbolic and strategic defeat to the militants. For more than two years, the Iraqi military offensive on Mosul has been expected to be the most important battle against ISIS.

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Orgeron says LSU will use spread more

Are you saying the season is over if a team doesn't go to the playoff? The Notre Dame Fighting Irish find themselves at a despicable 1-3 record through four games. "It's a place that I always wanted to come to". "Here's what LSU wants: They want a successful head coach who runs the spread", DiNardo said. He knows how to win as a head coach and he knows how to recruit in a fertile state.

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Who is Right Mr Nawaz Sharif - Your Army or You?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to discuss the situation at the Line of Control (LOC). Indian security forces had recovered items including global positioning systems and stores with Pakistani markings during these terrorist attacks and infiltration attempts.

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What Is A Surgical Strike? Military Experts Explain

During these terrorist attacks and infiltration attempts, we have recovered items including Global Positioning Systems and stores with Pakistani markings. India's NSE index closed down 1.6 percent after falling as much 2.1 percent to its lowest since August 29, while Pakistan's benchmark 100-share index was down 0.15 percent.

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Russia says it would support 48-hour truce in Syria's Aleppo

US Secretary of State John Kerry has threatened to cut off all contact with Moscow over Syria unless Russian and Syrian air strikes on the northern city of Aleppo end. Joanna Liu called the war "a race to the bottom", and called on the U.N. Security Council to "enact an absolute prohibition of attacks on medical facilities".

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Obama: President says 9/11 legislation sets 'dangerous precedent'

In his veto message to Congress, Obama said Americans would be opened up to similar lawsuits from foreign nations and it would infringe on his administration's ability to conduct foreign policy. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said in a statement . White House Spokesman Josh Earnest called the vote the "single most embarrassing thing" the Senate has done since 1983.

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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to attend Shimon Peres funeral

Several world leaders and officials will attend Friday's funeral, according to global news agencies. But with Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations frozen since 2014, it was unclear whether Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who sent a condolence letter to Peres's family, would travel to Jerusalem from nearby Ramallah for the ceremony.

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Colombian president to sign peace deal with Farc rebels today

The Council suspended the application of European Union restrictive measures against the "Fuerzas armadas revolucionarias de Colombia" ('Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ") known as "FARC' on 27 September 2016 . "The consequences of a loss would be catastrophic", Humberto De la Calle, the government's chief negotiator, said in announcing the agreement. There are political hurdles that remain before the pact becomes law.

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Comey: DOJ Prosecutors Granted Clinton Attorney Cheryl Mills Immunity, Not The FBI

Conservatives have been highly critical of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for not pursuing the case more aggressively and for not recommending prosecution of Mrs. "Everybody gets why it matters", Comey said of the planned database at the oversight hearing of the House Judiciary Committee. Comey explained that part of the process of giving the women deals included " queen for a day " procedures, where investigators spoke with Mills and Samuelson to hear what they had to say before ...

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Miss Universe strikes back at Trump

Machado reiterated the names Trump called her "all of the time" to her face after she gained weight: "Miss Piggy, Miss Housekeeping, Miss Eating Machine". Clinton brought up Machado as an example of Trump's disgusting treatment of women and noted that Machado would be voting for her, come November.

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Thousands of Israelis file past coffin of former president Peres

As Israel's president, Shimon did so much to unite the nation. Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said some 8,000 officers were deployed to maintain order over the mourning period. The flags will remain lowered until sundown on Friday. After suffering the stroke he received an outpouring of support from across the world, including from Pope Francis, US President Barack Obama, the Clinton family, Donald Trump, Britain's ex-premier Tony Blair and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Pope Francis condemns Syria bombing

Kerry spoke with Lavrov by telephone, EFE news quoted the State Department as saying in a statement . Kerry also told Lavrov Washington was preparing to end its diplomatic engagement with Moscow on Syria - including possible intelligence-sharing - if Russian Federation did not take "immediate steps to end the assault on Aleppo " and restore a defunct ceasefire.

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Kids tied to Ind. Amber Alert killed, mom charged with murder

The children are believed to have died in Elkhart County following their abductions in Fort Wayne , Hill said. Currently, Pasztor is being held at the Elkhart Correctional Facility. Capt. Steve Stone of the Allen County Sheriff's Department says officers were searching for 65-year-old Frank Macomber when they found the body early Tuesday in woods on Fort Wayne's northeast side.

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India may consider dragging Pak to WTO on MFN issue

They discussed "the formation of Court of arbitration for resolving the matter of water disputes especially those related to construction of hydropower projects", Pakistan's Ministry of Water and Power said in a statement. China on Wednesday said it "attaches importance" to Pakistan's stand on Kashmir but hoped that New Delhi and Islamabad resolve the issue through dialogue and consultation to "safeguard" peace and stability in the region.

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United States to Send Strategic Bombers to S.Korea Again

It did not give the date of the test, as is customary. North Korea's nuclear test this month was its fifth in only 10 years, but technological advances by the isolated communist state have former diplomats concerned that the latest blast is anything but more of the same.

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Giuliani: Trump was right about 'stop-and-frisk'

Stop and frisk , a tactic legalized in Terry v. OH and also known as a " Terry stop", allows police to stop individuals and check for weapons if they have reasonable suspicion that the person is, has, or will commit a crime. But the NYPD put out a statement that proves him wrong. Trump has advocated the controversial tactic along with racial profiling to combat crime in urban areas, and insisted it works.

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Ryan: Trump Was a 'Spirited Voice' for GOP on Debate Stage

Shortly after Clinton mentioned the former Miss Universe's story during Monday's debate, the Clinton campaign tweeted this video . Trump said , "She gained a massive amount of weight". In July, the former beauty queen lent her name in support of housekeepers. "Where did you find this?" "And she has become a United States citizen and you can bet she is going to vote this November".

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Donald Trump conducted illegal business in communist Cuba

Trump later sued Fields, and former Trump adviser Roger Stone suggested to Politico Florida that Fields might have acted on his own, without Trump's approval, in exploring doing business in Cuba. Donald Trump has been talking tough on Cuba in recent visits to crucial Florida, hoping to woo the hardline anti-Fidel Castro Cuban-American voters who remain an important part of the GOP coalition in the state and so far have been tepid in their support for the Republican nominee.


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