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London mayor Sadiq Khan challenges Labour leader to deliver election win

On Monday, freshly re-elected Labour leader Mr Corbyn told the BBC that he recognises there is a "democratic deficit", with a "strong body" of people demanding change. Asked if the Republican's success in defying the odds in the U.S. gave him hope that his radical agenda could attract the same kind of support in the UK, Mr Corbyn told the Today programme: 'But so did Leicester City a year ago - lots of people defy the odds at various times.

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Russian Federation urges U.S. to continue cooperation

Rights groups have accused Syrian and Russian forces of deliberately targeting medical facilities, with Amnesty International earlier this year accusing the allies of "wiping out hospitals as part of their military strategy". Many have gone unfulfilled, including President Barack Obama's declaration that the USA would take military action if Syrian President Bashar Assad crossed the "red line" of using chemical weapons.

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Typhoon Megi kills on in China as structures collapse

ET) packing winds of 115 miles per hour (185 kph) with gusts of 144 kph (230 kph) and bringing extreme rainfall and the risk of landslides to the islands less heavily populated east coast, according to CNN meteorologists. Typhoon Megi is 500 kilometers in diameter and rainfall had topped 300 millimeters in the south and eastern mountains of Taiwan. "The rainfall problem will get increasingly severe as the storm passes over", Lee said.

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Jeremy Corbyn seeks to enthuse Labour; ready for 2017 polls

Mr. Corbyn's leadership had been challenged after several members of his top team resigned in June following criticism that he hadn't campaigned hard enough for the party's pro-EU stance in the referendum and concerns that Labour wouldn't be able to win a national election with him in charge.

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PM Modi hits out at Pakistan, says India won't forget Uri attack

In response to a question of Russian Federation carrying out its first ever joint military exercise with Pakistan close on the heels of the India-US "Yudh Abhyas" drill in Uttarakhand in India, Toner said: "Well, if the insinuation is that there's some kind of tit-for-tat or Great Game being played out here, that's not at all the case".

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Nepal hopes 'conducive atmosphere' is created for holding Saarc summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was supposed to chair the meeting regarding the MFN status and related logistics. Mr Aziz said Islamabad would seek arbitration with a commission that monitors the treaty if India increased its use of water from the Chenab, Jhelum and Indus rivers.

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New Jersey package contained multiple explosive devices

Earlier in the evening Bollwage told journalists that two men walking near the train station had seen a package in a waste basket and took it. When pulling it apart, they found wires attached to the package. This includes the preparation of derivative works of, or the incorporation of such content into other works. The incidents, which remain unknown if they are connected, are being investigated as potential acts of terrorism.

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Kerry threatens to end Syria talks with Russian Federation over Aleppo

Fierce clashes continued Wednesday between Syrian regime forces backed by allied militias and mostly Islamist rebel groups in Aleppo, according to the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war in Syria through activists on the ground.

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OPEC agress to cut production by 750000 barrels a day

Many were looking for a production cap on Iran to come out of the deal, as well as a freeze deal between Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia. OPEC's current output stands at 33.24 million bpd. "Expectations of a bigger cut to output later on in the year, ideally with Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the two biggest players, doing their bit, could see oil reverse its traditionally weak performance in the fourth quarter and push higher", noted Beauchamp.

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Won't succumb to blackmail, tactics of 'war machine' Pak

Criticising Sharif's glorification of Wani, minister of state for external affairs MJ Akbar said this was "self-incrimination" by the Pakistani leader. Jaishankar reminded Basit the "solemn commitment" of Pakistan not to allow its soil or territory under its control to be used for terrorism against India.

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South Carolina poll: Trump with a small lead over Clinton

Trump was tied with Clinton in the Palmetto State in one August poll that was commissioned by the S.C. Democratic party. Trump's lead lags behind previous Republican nominees' performance in the state - which could stem from the candidates being disliked, according to the poll.

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Texas A&M vs. SC 10/1/16

The Aggies went 4-4 down the stretch each of the past two seasons, withering against the SEC West gauntlet that includes Alabama and Ole Miss. SC will start QB Brandon McIlwain against Texas A&M this Saturday. SC starts a stretch of five straight home games with its next away game scheduled for November 12 at Florida. In receiving, Josh Reynolds posted 141 yards and a touchdown in four receptions while Ricky Seals-Jones added 47 yards in a catch.

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Alabama justice 'urged defiance, not compliance' on marriage

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore faces removal from office once again, this time because of his opposition to same-sex "marriage". During the LIVE interview , Moore said gay marriage affects family values. Lawyers and advocates leading the legal fight against same-sex marriage issued some of their last gasps around a Montgomery, Alabama courthouse on Wednesday.

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Gun recovered at fatal Charlotte police shooting was reported stolen, sources say

Dozens of protesters took their fight for racial equality in policing to the heart of Charlotte's power structure on Monday, demanding the resignations of the mayor, police chief, and lawmakers in the wake of the police slaying of a black man.

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Uri attack was self-generated by India, claims Pakistan Defence Minister

Then-Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, facing vast public pressure, scaled down diplomatic ties with Pakistan, stopped trans-border train services and banned overflights by Pakistani aircraft. If you have the courage then why not fight to end poverty, unemployment, illiteracy. India suffered a humiliating loss in a bloody war with China in 1962.

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Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Park

She says her daughter is not street smart and dislikes crowded places, and is a "stunner" who had a modelling contract. "The next day her sister drove her to her best friend's house, they said she was fine.as the day went on she was highly agitated and they told her to go home and get some sleep".

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Montreal SPCA files lawsuit over pit bull ban

Similar to Ontario's BSL or "breed specific legislation" enacted in 2005, the bylaw prohibits people from owning dogs that vaguely fit the description of a "pit bull breed". "If the city of Montreal truly wanted to ensure public safety, it would not have forced a rush adoption of controversial legislation which is unfair, unenforceable, and, most importantly, ineffective", CBC.ca reports.

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One person dead in Highway 401 crash

A vehicle driver is in critical condition and six other people were hurt in an overnight crash in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 in Puslinch Township that snarled the morning commute for hours. Several people were injured in a collision between a truck and a auto. The extent of their injuries is not known. Truck vs. SUV: 3 Trapped. It's "amazing that it's not a fatality at this point".

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Syria hospital attacks are 'war crimes — United Nations chief

Because of the siege we can't fix the broken equipment. MSF supports eight hospitals in Aleppo city. 2 casualties & 5 injured. Abu Rajab said the ICU patients had to be moved to another facility. No one was wounded in the attack, he said. More than 170 people have been killed in east Aleppo since Syria's army announced its operation to retake the city, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group.

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India will 'disintegrate' when Kashmir is free, says Pakistan

Under pressure to act after the Kashmir raid, Mr Modi warned Pakistan in a major speech on Saturday that India would push to make it a pariah state. Pakistan, meanwhile, has lashed out at India over its heavy-handed clampdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a militant Kashmiri leader two months ago.

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Authorities Releasing Dash Cam Footage From Charlotte Shooting

Video released by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Saturday appears to reinforce the narrative that no threat was posed to officers, and more than that, Scott appeared to not have a gun in his hand nor raise his hands toward officers. Scott's widow released her cell phone recording of the shooting on Friday. " Don't shoot him . He has no weapon", Rakeyia Scott can be heard saying in the footage.

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Jeremy Corbyn insists it's 'about winning power'

Jeremy Corbyn set out five things he wanted to do as Labour leader - but will they appeal to voters and see the party to power? "We must now get back to talking about the pounds in people's pockets rather than deselections, about investing in our public services rather than rule changes, and about the homes and jobs of the future rather than anonymous sniping and briefing".

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Baroness Chakrabarti set to become shadow attorney general

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wrapped up his party's annual conference yesterday (28 September) with a call to rebels to end the "trench warfare" that has raged since Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "That single measure alone would allow them to build an extra 12,000 council homes a year", he said . The growth in supporters had grown out of "a thirst for a new kind of politics and a conviction that the old way of running the economy and the country isn't delivering for ...

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State official hints more Chinese firms being probed for N. Korean ties

Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel prepared for a Senate hearing. Russel also said that the THAAD system is "a defensive measure aimed not at China, but at North Korea (DPRK)". "This is a goal of USA diplomacy". Asked about the move, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Beijing was committed to upholding United Nations resolutions against North Korea, but was opposed to any country using its own laws to carry out "long-arm jurisdiction".

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Aleppo bombardments hit bakery, hospitals

Pope Francis on Wednesday deplored the bombings of the northwest Syrian city of Aleppo and urged all sides to protect civilians, warning those responsible for civilian deaths will have to "answer to God". No one was wounded in the attack, he said. Airstrikes on Aleppo intensified after the Syrian military declared an offensive against eastern Aleppo on September 22 - a few days after announcing that a U.S.

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U.S. turns ire on Russian Federation as Aleppo descends into 'slaughterhouse'

Mr O'Brien, the under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, told the UN Security Council Aleppo had descended into a "merciless abyss of humanitarian catastrophe unlike any we have witnessed in Syria". A cease-fire that was hammered out by Washington and Moscow collapsed earlier this month. "The problem now is that there's no intensive care units in either hospital", Hakimi said.

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Disney could buy Twitter

With Twitter's tools Disney can bring together viewers, experts and stars on a single medium. This is an extremely interesting development, both for Disney and Twitter . An acquisition of Twitter by Disney is possible from a financial standpoint, according to Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Stephen Flynn. Now, according to Bloomberg , media giant Disney (DIS - Analyst Report) has also entered the fray.

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Nepal urges 'conducive environment' for South Asian summit

Media reports said that Bangladesh foreign ministry wrote to the current SAARC chair Nepal about the growing interference from Pakistan. The decision by India and three countries of the eight- member grouping not to attend the summit would lead to its collapse since as per the SAARC charter the Summit cannot be held even in the absence of one head of the government.

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MH17: Flight Safety Foundation backs independent probe

The investigators concluded that the plane was shot down with a missile launched from what the Russians call a Buk TELAR battery, said Wilbert Paulissen, a senior investigator in the Dutch national police. "A BUK missile launcher was transported from Russian Federation to a launch site, and returned to the country after being used to shoot down MH17".

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Convene health ministers meeting: Jain tells Nadda

He assured all help to states in fighting the spread of vector-borne diseases and said it should not be an issue for indulging in blame game. That's why Delhiites need not panic, he remarked to mediapersons. Singh, who passed away at the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday. The leaves of all doctors have been cancelled until the situation is under control.

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Sushma Swaraj arrives in NY for UNGA meet

As a "neighbour and friend", China once again appealed to India and Pakistan to engage in dialogue to "properly" resolve disputes, including the Kashmir issue which it said was "left over from history", and jointly work towards regional peace and stability.

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#Day83: 'No Surgical Op,' says Pakistan, 'But India Violated Ceasefire'

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N Vohra, Chief Minister Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti have been briefed on the surgical strikes by the Indian Army .

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Syrian army retakes district in central part

Doctors Without Borders - a charity known by its French acronym MSF - said the two attacks killed at least two patients, wounded two medics and left just two of east Aleppo s eight hospitals with surgical facilities. Worldwide medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) tweeted to say that both hospitals were out of service. "If they don't play the game then we will have no qualms taking this to the Security Council even if it means a Russian veto".

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Indian forces fire in 5 sectors: Pakistan DM

So, Pakistan will deny it. Members of the Pakistani Civil Society Forum chant slogans during a demonstration for peace and condemning the raising tension between Pakistan and India, in Lahore, Pakistan , Wednesday, Sept. No Indian soldiers died in the operation. But Pakistan is not allowing the strikes which were carried out by India across the borders. According to Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, two Pakistani soldiers died and nine others were injured in the operation.

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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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