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Israel begins mourning for Shimon Peres

A press release issued by the Jewish Community of Cyprus says that "Mr Peres OBM has served in many positions in the government of Israel". Dignitaries began arriving for a funeral that is expected to be Israel's largest since that of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Peres' partner in peace who was slain by a Jewish nationalist in 1995.

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Senate overturns Obama's veto of 9/11 bill

Obama vetoed the bill on Friday, arguing in a letter to the Senate that he made the decision because the bill "would be detrimental to us national interests". "I understand why it happened. The JASTA, however, does not contribute to these goals, does not enhance the safety of Americans from terrorist attacks, and undermines core US interests", he concluded.

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Volunteer firefighter jumped on school shooter to stop him

The burst of violence at locked down Townville Elementary, a school of about 285 students, sending terrified parents hurrying to a local church to pick up their children and causing officials to cancel classes for the rest of the week. The statement said the school's staff and teachers have practiced drills to prepare for many different events, but it took "quick thinking and common sense to act once an actual event presents on campus".

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More than another call: Chief talks about school shooting

The dead man was identified as Jeffery D. Osborne, 47, of 150 Osborne Road, Townville. The sheriff said the teen had been homeschooled. The other boy and a female teacher were treated and released, said Ross Norton, a spokesman for AnMed Health Medical Center.

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Corbyn routs his opponents in Labour poll

At one Labour party conference fringe Reeves warned failure to reduce immigration could lead to race riots, according to the Huffington Post . In his speech to the Labour Party conference in Liverpool, Mr Corbyn will promise a Labour government would "ease the pressure on hard pressed public services" with extra funds.

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Duterte to open PH to more investors from China, Russia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said joint military exercises scheduled next month between the Philippines and the US will be the last for the longtime allies, as he seeks to avoid upsetting China, with which he hopes to build stronger trade and investment ties.

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Replace Mahira, Fawad in 'Raees', 'Ae Dil...', demands MNS

At a press conference in Mumbai , Amey Khopkar, President of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's film wing, said: "The day Pakistan will stop attacking our country, we will extend the hand of friendship". As we know, Fawad Khan will be seen in a crucial role in Karan Johar's upcoming love saga Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and lovely Pakistani actress Mahira is doing a special role in SRK's Raees .

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Surgical strikes: A day for celebration, contradiction and confusion

An Indian trooper has been captured by the Pakistan army, while Indian soldiers have also been killed in the episode of firing across the Line of Control, it emerged Thursday. One, India does not wish to escalate the military operation and the target was terror - and not the territorial integrity or sovereignty of Pakistan.

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Syrian rebel advance in Hama as army pushes in Aleppo

The remarks by Russian officials have shown a degree of mistrust and strain between Moscow and Washington after the collapse of the U.S. -Russia-brokered truce and the Syrian army onslaught on Aleppo backed by Russian warplanes. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday Russia would "continue the operation of its air force in support of the anti-terrorist activity of Syria's armed forces".

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Uri attack: India stuns Pak with Uri proof

The survey said the challenge from China was because of its assertiveness on the border dispute with India, exacerbated by Beijing's growing trade and defence partnerships with New Delhi's South Asian neighbours and by an expansion of Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean.

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Two Israeli police officers stabbed as Palestinian attacks resurge

The deaths brought to six the number of alleged attackers-five Palestinians and a Jordanian-killed since Friday in similar incidents, in which Israeli authorities have said at least nine Israelis have been wounded. Hanan Ashrawi, a senior Palestinian official, condemned what she called Israel's "extra-judicial killings" of the attackers. As he tries now to recover from his wounds, he still remembers the mocking words of the soldier who shot him.

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Trevor Noah: Trump is the pig, not Alicia Machado

At a rally this week in Melbourne, Fla., some women who support Trump were not bothered by his comments on Machado. On Monday night, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton turned Ms Machado's pain into a potent political weapon on the biggest possible stage.

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'China in touch with India, Pak to bring down tensions'

The delegation was reportedly part of a move by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to send special envoys to brief foreign countries on the situation in Kashmir. A Pakistani citizen was also injured by the Indian firing. Full details of the strike have yet to emerge, although Singh said that the operations were over and would not continue.

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Teen's mother 'shocked and saddened' by school shooting

Garland says he believes the teen is the son of 47-year-old Jeffrey Osborne, who was shot to death at a house not far from the school. First-grade teacher Meghan Hollingsworth managed to herd the children to safety inside the building even as she was shot in the shoulder.

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Pentagon to send almost 600 more United States troops to Iraq

Large amounts of funding were sent to the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, local media reported, quoting Pentagon sources as saying that an offensive in Mosul might begin in October. According to Reuters, three United States service members have been killed in direct battle since the USA began its campaign against Isis. "We'll stay in close contact with the Iraqi government as the campaign to defeat Daesh and expel it from Mosul intensifies in the coming weeks, including the role of all of the ...

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Syrian government claims gains as Russia talks 2-day truce

In Moscow, the defense ministry said Wednesday that it was "ready to continue joint work with our American partners on the Syrian issue" but gave no sign that Russian Federation is ready to ground the Syrian air force. Ryabkov also chided the Obama administration for its threat to halt cooperation with Russian Federation in the Syria conflict, saying it constituted an " emotional breakdown ".

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Nawaz Sharif reviews LoC situation after India's surgical strikes

He also said he had called up his Pakistani counterpart to inform him of the Indian action, which meant that the hotline between the two armies was operational to ensure that the cross-borders tensions did not go out of control. The surgical strikes are being hailed as the first step taken towards sending out a clear and bold message against terrorism. "But by doing so, they have sort of reduced their options", the official said.

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Manchester United vs Zorya line-ups: Rooney benched again

Prior to United's first group game, a defeat to Feyenoord in the Netherlands, Mourinho said: "It [the Europa League] is not a competition that Man United wants". We waited a very long time in order to play at this level. "We've got to take it game by game and hopefully I can do that". Prediction: Man Utd 4 Zorya Luhansk 0.

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Pakistan, India should resolve issues through dialogue: China

China was in frequent communication with both India and Pakistan. The Annual Review of World Affairs of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) reviewed India's troubled relationship with Pakistan and referred to the intensive "retaliatory" firing across the Line of Control under the Modi government, fluctuations in the dialogue process, the Ufa summit and the terror attack on the Pathankot airbase.

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Raids hit two largest hospitals in rebel-held Aleppo: NGO

Aref al-Aref, a nurse at M2, one of the hospitals, said government shelling hit the bread distribution centre before dawn in the neighbourhood close to city centre. Adham Sahloul of the Syrian American American Medical Society said Wednesdays airstrikes were deliberate, and that there are only 29 doctors left in eastern Aleppo to treat 350,000 people.

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Congress supports Centre on surgical strikes across LoC

A senior government source said commandos flown in by helicopter carried out the strikes some way across the unofficial border known as the Line of Control (LoC). The Pakistan military said: "The notion of surgical strikes linked to alleged terrorist bases is an illusion deliberately generated by India". "It is a strong message that conveys our country's resolve to prevent further infiltration and attacks on our security forces and our people", party president Sonia Gandhi said in a ...

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'China in touch with India, Pakistan to bring down tensions'

Earlier today, two Pakistani soldiers were martyred in unprovoked cross-border firing across the Line on Control. Tensions have been on the rise between Pakistan and India since an attack on an Indian military base in Kashmir on September 18, when almost 20 Indian soldiers were killed.

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U.S. contemplates military options in Syria

Gen. Igor Konashenkov said later Thursday that Kirby's statement amounted to "the most frank confession by the USA side so far that the whole "opposition" ostensibly fighting a "civil war" in Syria is a US -controlled worldwide terrorist alliance".

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Thunder's Cameron Payne suffers acute fracture in right foot

Payne experienced soreness the next morning. The 22-year-old incurred the injury when he drove to the basket and landed awkwardly on his right foot. He averaged five points off of 41 percent shooting, hitting on 32.4 percent of his three-point attempts. With Payne out of commission, Ronnie Price is expected to settle in as the backup point guard to Russell Westbrook , while Semaj Christon's chances of making the team go up dramatically.

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No federal charges in police killing in Memphis

Attorney Stanton conducted a complete and thorough investigation into the shooting of Darrius Stewart, which I requested", Cohen said in a statement. Stanton added that the review by the Justice Department found that Schilling did not willfully or with a "bad purpose" deprive Stewart of his rights.

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EU Parliament chief urges Britain to begin exit talks

Meanwhile a Downing Street spokesperson said May had "made her position clear" on Article 50, adding: "Her priority is getting the best deal for Britain". "There will have to be compromise". "Brexit won a majority. Hard Brexit did not", he said. "What I reject is the idea is that there is some automatic link (between trade and migration), and this particularly applies to the negotiation with the EU", Johnson said.

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United Kingdom deports North Korean insurance officials

Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Developmental Company Limited, as well as its chairwoman Ma Xiaohong and three top executives, were charged Monday with conspiring to evade sanctions against North Korea, including by facilitating money laundering through USA financial institutions.

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War games to go ahead in 2017, later plans to be reviewed

He said he would not send "gray ships" or warships in the disputed territory to prevent escalating the tension in the area. The "trade deficit" that results from the Philippines importing more than it exports to Vietnam is something the Duterte administration wants to address, said Lopez.

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Oil Receives an OPEC Boost

Oil buyers from China to India remained cautious as they await details of OPEC's agreement to cut production for the first time since 2008 in order to reduce a global oversupply of crude. Phone companies suffered some of the largest declines. Analysts were cautious about the impact of the deal. Outsourcer Capita tumbled after it warned that full-year profits will be some way short of current forecasts after its third quarter was hit by a slowdown in some areas, one off costs and recent ...

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Abu Sayyaf Releases Three Indonesian Hostages in S. Philippines

The Indonesians have been turned over to Indonesian authorities, he said without giving further details. The Filipino army is now engaged in a major military offensive against Abu Sayyaf fighters, who are locked down in their strongholds .

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'Mrs. Doubtfire' house up for sale in San Francisco

How much is a piece of cinematic history worth? The 1993 comedy used the house's real street address and even real San Francisco food prices. And Robin was like no, "Let's have some fun here, '" Bright said. Doubtfire , that comes in at a cool $4.45 million. Williams won a Golden Globe for best actor for his performance, and the film won a Globe for best motion picture musical or comedy.

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Wells Fargo boss John Stumpf gives up $41m over bonus fraud

She will forfeit $19 million in stock, a bonus for 2016 and will not receive any severance. Aside from the sales goal change, the testimony looks almost identical to the one Mr. This announcement comes a day after Fortune reported that if Stumpf retires before the lender's board fires him, he could walk away with $123 million.

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Russian Federation accuses U.S. of siding with 'terrorists' in Syria

It came as the Syrians and their Russian allies bombarded insurgent-held areas of eastern Aleppo, the divided northern Syrian city, for the sixth consecutive day in what they have described as a determined effort to eradicate terrorists. "With these two hospitals gone, if today there is another offensive like Saturday or Sunday, this is signing the death warrant for hundreds of people", he said.

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Indian soldier inadvertently crosses LoC, Army says it informed Pakistan

Some authorities in India suspect Pakistani involvement in the killing of more than a dozen Indian soldiers in Kashmir earlier this month. The Pakistan Stock Exchange fell by around 150 points or 0.40 per cent to 40,307 points by close showing a trend of recovery after the Pakistan Army denied any surgical strikes were carried out from across the border.

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Administration touts paid sick leave for govt contractors

Although a handful of states now require paid sick leave benefits for eligible employees, workers shouldn't have to depend on living in the right ZIP code or working for a certain employer to have access to these benefits. Or when a child gets sick and has to stay home, parents may have no choice but to care for them and lose a day's pay as a result. "Paid sick leave. allows working families to focus on what really matters most without having to worry about the next paycheck".


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