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Montana AG Fox at Clean Power Plan court hearing

The Supreme Court has delayed implementation until the legal challenges are resolved. Judge Sri Srinivasan, an appointee of President Obama, yesterday questioned whether the D.C. "The industrial sector is the nation's largest energy user", she said. During complex arguments before a multi-member court is risky to try to determine - based on questions posed at oral arguments - how a judge will ultimately rule.

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Obama orders flags at half-staff to honor Peres

The Associated Press quoted an unnamed Palestinian official who said Abbas would attend. Dozens of world leaders were invitied to attend t he funeral on Friday, which will will be attended by USA president Barack Obama according to the White House.

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U.S. appeals court hears arguments in Clean Power Plan case

The plan would require states to significantly reduce carbon emissions and incentivize investments in renewable energy. In an extraordinary step, all 10 judges of the U.S. Judges may want EPA to rewrite some parts of the program, but opponents probably didn't convince them to vacate the rule entirely, ClearView said. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday during the oral arguments that he felt good about the Justice Department attorneys defending the ...

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Hoboken train crash: 1 dead, more than 100 injured

Nancy Bido, a passenger on the train, told WNBC-TV in NY that train did not slow as it pulled into the station. One area trauma center, Jersey City Medical Center, is treating three people who sustained critical or serious injuries in the crash, hospital officials said.

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Pakistan asks World Bank to stop 'illegal' Indian water projects

Earlier, Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs and Security, Sartaj Aziz said an attempt by India to block Pakistan's water could be seen as "an act of war". Pakistan had shown "unequalled and unprecedented restraint despite great provocation", he added. Sharif said the violence on Kashmiris for their right to self-determination, promised by United Nations resolutions, will never be tolerated and the "oppressed Kashmiris deserve not only Pakistan's support but also the support of the ...

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After surgical strike, China 'hopes' India, Pakistan can resolve issues through dialogue

Pakistan next day approached the World Bank, with its senior officials taking up the matter with the body. After India said that Prime Minister Modi will not be going to Islamabad to attend the SAARC Summit, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan also expressed their inability to participate in the meet.

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Indian rupee plunges to a week's low

As always, Pakistan denied about any surgical strike , carried out by India across de facto border in Kashmir. In a statement Thursday, the Pakistan military said its soldiers " befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing " - implying they returned fire- along the Kashmir border, near the villages of Bhimber, Kel and Lipa.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend children's tea party in Victoria

After five years of marriage and two kids, Kate Middleton and Prince William are still so smitten with each other. The couple spent the night at the Coast High Country Inn for the only night of the tour away from their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

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U.S. sent 63 observers to monitor Russian parliamentary elections

President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visit United Russia's campaign headquarters after a parliamentary election that exit polls suggest will see Putin's party consolidate power. However, the turnout was at a record low, at less than 48% as many Russians feel their vote will not change anything. The United Russia Party won despite polls showing a drop in its popularity since the fall in the price of oil and economic sanctions damaged the Russian economy.

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Whitehorse greets Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with tweets and language lesson

Radio operator Doug Bell tapped out the Cambridges' tweet in the settlement's old telegraph office, now a preserved exhibit. Safe to say it was a tad more time-consuming than just tapping out a tweet on your phone. After walking through clouds of steam to clamber inside the cab - and taking the chance to blow its whistle - William and Kate had to make the return journey but were left cautiously watching every step, during a visit to the tiny wilderness hamlet of Carcross in the Yukon.

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India calls Pakistan a 'terrorist state' at UNGA

Ms. Swaraj, therefore, will highlight the official policy of treating Kashmir as an "integral" part of India which is a "done deal" and will highlight some of the latest instances of terror with possible links to Pakistan. Li, while meeting Prime Minister Sharif on the sidelines of UN General Assembly, was quoted by the daily as saying, "We support Pakistan and we will speak for Pakistan at every forum".

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Trump Reveals Medical Results During Dr. Oz Taping

Oz would not discuss the results of Trump's recent physical during the interview set to air Thursday, and instead would discuss the Republican nominee's health habits. Trump's exam took place before Clinton's incident, campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said on MSNBC on Tuesday. "I don't know why we need such extensive medical reporting when we all have a right to privacy", Conway said on MSNBC, then launched into an attack on President Obama's signature Affordable Care Act.

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Why Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders Are Key to Hillary Clinton's Chances

Hillary Clinton's campaign said that retired Republican senator John Warner of Virginia will endorse Clinton, marking the first time he has endorsed a Democratic presidential candidate and adding to the list of high-powered GOP figures stepping away from Donald Trump.

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Five killed as massive typhoon hits eastern China and Taiwan

Megi hit China with winds of around 120 kilometres (75 miles) an hour, dumping heavy rain, according to the official Xinhua news service. One person died after several structures collapsed in Quanzhou, state-approved news media reported. Authorities said numerous injuries were from falling and windblown objects. Three people suffered fatal falls and a fourth person died in a truck crash, the centre said.

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Flight MH17 was 'shot down by Russia-made missle' say prosecutors

The JIT said there are 100 persons of interest they are investigating with the ultimate aim of bringing them to justice in court. A civilian investigation by the Dutch Safety Board also concluded past year that MH17 was hit by a Buk missile fired from eastern Ukraine, but Moscow denied that pro-Russian rebels were responsible.

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Russian Federation urged to 'engage constructively' with inquiry over shooting down of plane

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Wednesday's outcome was "an important step" toward finding and bringing those who're responsible to justice. The Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT ) has also narrowed the missile launch site down to a specific field near the village of Pervomaiskyi , which was then in rebel hands.

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As Mosul offensive approaches, UNHCR planning intensifies

The United State is prepared to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from Islamic state fighters, a USA official said Wednesday. In April, President Obama allowed USA troops to aid Iraqi forces at brigade and battalion levels, which means they could be at greater risk closer to the battle but remain behind front lines.

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Turkey security body says emergency should be extended

In a almost six-hour meeting, the council has agreed the measures is needed "in order to ensure the continuity of the effective implementation of the measures aiming to protect our democracy, the rule of law and the rights and freedoms of our citizens", according to a statement.

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Manchester United vs Zorya Luhansk preview — UEFA Europa League

Their campaign got off to a disappointing start with defeat by Feyenoord two weeks ago, and midfielder Jesse Lingard feels victory at Old Trafford is essential. Goalkeeper Oleh Chuvaev noted: "Before this, we only watched the Champions League and Europa League on TV, but now we are involved - it's all been worth it".

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After Brexit, UK to seek bespoke trade deals, not WTO rules

In a speech in Manchester, Mr Fox said: " Today we stand on the verge of an unprecedented ability to liberate global trade for the benefit for our whole planet". Earlier, Tory former Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan urged Mrs May to make public her Brexit strategy as the milestone of 100 days since the referendum approaches on Saturday.

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Cleric Gulen says Certain Erdogan Behind Failed Turkey Coup

Some 32,000 people have been arrested and 70,000 are under investigation after the coup attempt, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on September 28. Youth and Sports Minister Akif Cagatay Kilic told the Anadolu news agency Wednesday that 322 people had been suspended from his ministry on suspicion of being affiliated to Gulen.

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New Jersey commuter train crashes, 'seriously' injuring more than 2 dozen

NJ Transit said in a post on Twitter that rail service in and out of Hoboken station was suspended due to a train accident. Democratic Assemblyman Raj Mukherji, who represents Hoboken, told the Associated Press he learned one person was killed and two more were critically injured, according to information he received.

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Russian Federation accuses USA of siding with 'terrorists' in Syria

Forty percent of these strikes, it said, were carried out in the Aleppo region, mainly in Aleppo city. If the government took full control of Aleppo, it would restore its rule over western Syria's most important cities, where almost all of the population lived before the start of the war that has since made half of Syrians homeless, caused a refugee crisis and contributed to the rise of Islamic State.

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Russian Federation says United States statement on Syria amounts to supporting terrorism -agencies

Only about 30 doctors are left in rebel-held Aleppo, coping with hundreds of wounded each day who are being treated on the floors of hospitals that are bereft of supplies. MSF says four of the eight hospitals left in eastern Aleppo had surgical capacity prior to Wednesday's attacks on the two hospitals, which the group supports.

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Indus Water Treaty: Pak Approaches International Court of Justice

Bangladesh, Afghanistan and the tiny state of Bhutan quickly followed suit. India was reportedly reviewing a treaty with Pakistan over how the water supply is distributed between them because, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "blood and water can not flow together".

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy Bambawale over cross-border firing

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, M. "Congratulations to the Indian Army for the successful operation", he tweeted. Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with Indian forces across the de facto border in the disputed region of Kashmir on Thursday, the Pakistani army said, as tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors remain high.

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Train Smashes Into New Jersey Station, 3 Dead, Many Injured

Social media reports started pouring in around 8:45 a.m. Nancy Bido, a passenger on the train, told WNBC-TV in NY that train didn't slow as it pulled into the station. And he had only one side, and all of the blood everywhere. The train came to a standstill in a space between the indoor waiting area and the platform.

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Charlotte police release video of black man Keith Scott's fatal shooting

In one of the police videos, a dashboard-mounted camera from a squad auto showed Scott exiting his vehicle and then backing away from it. Police shout to him to drop a gun, but it is not clear that Scott is holding anything. Former FBI agent and prosecutor M. Quentin Williams told NBC Charlotte's Michelle Boudin that the gun appeared to be cocked when the photo was taken at the crime scene.

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China accused of inaction on N. Korea sanctions in Senate hearing

It was the first time the United States sanctioned Chinese entities over ties to North Korea's nuclear program. "Clearly our actions on Monday indicate that we are willing to sanction Chinese companies who are evading USA and United Nations sanctions".

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Shareholders approve AB InBev-SABMiller merger 28.09.2016

The takeover of SABMiller by its larger rival, Anheuser-Busch InBev, was approved by shareholders despite objections from some SABMiller investors. After denying four bids, SABMiller accepted one of Anheuser-Busch's offers. the exact same brew. In order to reach this stage and to seek approval by regulators, AB InBev has agreed to sell SABMiller's Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brands to the Tokyo-based Asahi.

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Senior German Lawmaker Says No More Aid For Ailing Banks

In the past two weeks, it has been hit with billions in fines from the U.S. Justice Department and reports that the German government won't be helping the ailing bank. "Deutsche still has a very strong franchise, I think John Cryan is a very strong CEO who can turn the ship around", he said. Shares in the bank have lost more than half of their value since January after the bank booked an nearly 7-billion-euro loss in 2015.

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Snapshot highlights of the royal tour on Tuesday

The royals got a mouthful of B.C. foods and wines including geoduck - a large saltwater clam which has a long, often curved neck protruding from its oval shell - giving it an nearly phallic appearance. As the Royal Visit continues, Prince William and Kate stopped in at UBC Okanagan Tuesday to celebrate the school's 10th anniversary, and the 100th anniversary of UBC.

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Senior German Lawmaker Says No More Aid For Ailing Banks

In the past two weeks, it has been hit with billions in fines from the U.S. Justice Department and reports that the German government won't be helping the ailing bank. "Deutsche still has a very strong franchise, I think John Cryan is a very strong CEO who can turn the ship around", he said. Shares in the bank have lost more than half of their value since January after the bank booked an nearly 7-billion-euro loss in 2015.

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India carries out 'surgical strikes' in Pakistan's Kashmir; Pakistan downplays

Referring to the alleged strikes, India's Director General of Military Operations Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh said in a Thursday statement that "some terrorist teams had positioned themselves at launchpads along the Line of Control". The Indian Army's confirmation on the surgical strikes carried out by its troops against Pakistani terrorists along the Line of Control in Pak-occupied territory was the Modi government signalling that it is no longer ready to just sit and watch its jawans getting ...

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US Prepared to Send More Troops to Mosul

Mosul is the biggest urban area controlled by ISIS in Iraq, and is the country's second-largest city. Peshmerga are Kurdish fighters. Other US troops will go to Ain al Asad air base in western Iraq, where hundreds of US personnel have been training Iraqi army forces.


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