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US Congress Overrides Obama's Veto on JASTA Bill

But more importantly, the act will now become law, allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabian officials over the deaths. Feinstein wavered in her support for the bill, though, and even after casting her vote warned the measure could harm national security by giving other nations an excuse to target US officials with similar lawsuits.

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Pakistan Army Captures Indian Soldier On Kashmir Border

It said that one soldier had "inadvertently crossed over" and that the Pakistan DGMO had been informed on the hotline. Singh also said India had provided Pakistan with "fingerprints and DNA samples" after the terror attacks in Poonch and Uri on September 11 and 18 September.

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Pippa Middleton's lawyers take cyber-hacking case to High Court

In the summer, Middleton announced her engagement to hedge fund manager James Matthews, with a wedding planned next year. He argued the " flagrant " and " criminal " act had caused his Miss Middleton " considerable distress ". Image: Britain's Pippa Middleton speaks on a telephone as dealers work on a trading floor during a charity day at BGC Partners in the Canary Wharf business district in London , Britain September 12, 2016.

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Southampton boss Claude Puel stands by changes after goalless draw

Hapoel , who are unbeaten at their new home in 22 matches, received a major let-off when defender Virgil van Dijk missed the best chance of the game in the first half. "You come back in the second half with more calm and solidarity to keep this point". Virgil van Dijk almost set the visitors on their way when he rose to meet James Ward Prowse's free kick, but the defender's header went over the goal in the 5th minute.

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Israel boost troops in West Bank after Palestinian attacks

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan, reporting from Jerusalem, said the man had come in through the Allenby bridge crossing from Jordan on Thursday, according to Israeli police. "Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing extremist government are creating a culture of violence, intimidation, and lawlessness that is destroying the chances for peace", Ashrawi continued, adding that the government's "volatile actions threaten to plunge the entire region into further instability, extremism ...

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USA to send additional 615 troops to help in battle for Mosul

President Obama would like to see the militants ejected or defeated in Iraq before he leaves office in January. In July, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the Pentagon would send an additional 560 troops to Iraq over the course of several weeks.

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Israel Says Goodbye to Shimon Peres

In later life he was beloved as a public figure by most of Israel in his largely ceremonial role as president between 2007-2014. President Obama will lead the USA delegation, which includes Secretary of State John Kerry. Israeli leaders and crowds of mourners are gathering outside parliament to pay last respects to ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize victor Shimon Peres, whose body is lying in state.

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Commuter train hits New Jersey station; over 100 injuries reported

UPDATED: 11:09 a.m. - Dramatic photos from the train crash show a partial roof collapse at the Hoboken terminal. Witnesses described people helping bloodied passengers, some trapped by debris, from the packed front auto. It was just going. "I don't think it slowed down at all". "It's the same feeling as when you get in a auto crash". Another witness said that the train did not slow down on approach to the station .

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Trump says he saved former Miss Universe's job

She opened up about her treatment by Trump during the Miss Universe pageant in an interview released on Clinton's Twitter account. "Donald, she has a name. "This is somebody who likes to eat", he said from inside the gym. Machado also took part in a Clinton campaign call with reporters the day after the debate.

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Taiwan: Typhoon ag losses hit nearly US$32m

One person died after several structures collapsed in Quanzhou in Fujian province, the official China News Service reported on Wednesday. The landslides were triggered by torrential rain brought by Typhoon Megi , which has lashed southeast China since Wednesday.

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Decker aggravates shoulder injury, uncertain for Sunday

Coach Todd Bowles said he's "not sure yet" if Decker will play Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Asked specifically if Marshall's injury could be season-ending, Bowles said: "If it doesn't get better in a few weeks, obviously". The Jets (1-2) could be thin at wide receiver because rookie Jalin Marshall is out at least two weeks with a torn labrum in his shoulder. All of the attention could be given to an already hampered B.

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Duterte to USA senators: 'Do not interfere in our affairs'

While railing at the United States, the country's biggest foreign investor, nearly on a daily basis, he has spoken warmly of China and the need to improve relations damaged earlier in the year by an global tribunal that rejected China's expansive claims in the South China Sea.

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Iraqi PM briefs president, speaker on upcoming Mosul op

On Wednesday, the defense secretary described the two sites near Mosul as "locations where...we're in the process, which we'll complete shortly, of completing as supply and logistics hubs supporting the campaign for Mosul ". Carter said the USA had long seen this increase as the final number of American troops required "for the envelopment and seizure of Mosul ", adding that the US would assess future needs of the sovereign nation of Iraq with Prime Minister Abadi.

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United States focusing on cutting off NK's coal, labor exports: Russel

Last week, Russel said that the installation of the system had been agreed upon and the deal could not be negotiated despite China's opposition. The shift in China's overall behavior toward North Korea and its cooperation with the USA, however, was not an assessment that Senator Cardin agreed with.

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Hillary Clinton may have seen a post-debate uptick over Donald Trump

The first lady made her first solo campaign appearance for Clinton earlier this month, and on Tuesday, she appeared in a television ad on behalf of the Clinton campaign. "When she hit me at the end with the women, I was going to hit her with her husband's women", said Trump, himself an admitted adulterer. "She was the victor and she gained a massive amount of weight and it was a real problem", Trump said Tuesday on Fox News.

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Officer shoots, kills man who threatened her with knife

A Valdosta police officer shot and injured a man during a domestic dispute call Wednesday afternoon, according to preliminary reports from the Valdosta Police Department. VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) - Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Valdosta. Sound from the recording reveals officers shouting "Get on the ground" numerous times, followed by three gun shots.

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All but 1 category of violent crime declined in Mass.

The number of rapes in the United States increased by 6.3 percent past year, while aggravated assaults rose 4.6 percent and robberies 1.4 percent. In 1996, a year in which cities across the nation were in the midst of a wave of violent crime, fueled partly by the crack cocaine epidemic, there were about 1.7 million violent crimes, according to the data.

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Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado 'Very Worried' of a Trump Presidency

He was really rude. Alicia Machado , who won the 1996 pageant when it was owned by Trump, told the "Today" show that the real estate developer and reality TV star's constant bullying contributed to her eating disorder. The 39-year-old Machado said she wasn't the only target of Trump's insults, saying the GOP candidate frequently used racial slurs against black and Latino people when she knew him.

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APC leads PDP by 5616 votes halfway to results announcement

Mr Ize-Iyamu said they decided not to wait for the full result to be called because they were already been informed about what is playing out now. The party rejected the results in a press conference addressed by its Chairman in the state, Dan Orbih , on Thursday in Benin.

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Minister: 32000 people arrested since failed coup

The cleric denies all accusations. The statement by the MGK makes the announcement of the new state of emergency a formality but did not say whether the next period should also last three months. On a key visit to Turkey , Britain's colourful foreign minister Boris Johnson condemned the July coup bid as a "deeply sinister" attack on Turkish democracy.

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Train plows into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 100-plus hurt

The National Transportation Safety Board is already beginning to gather evidence regarding the incident, which at this time, appears to be accidental, possibly attributable to some type of mechanical failure. Jersey City Medical Center said it was treating over 50 patients, including three who were in serious condition with orthopedic injuries and deep cuts, chief medical officer Kenneth Garay said at a news conference.

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Unable To Name A Foreign Leader, Gary Johnson Has Another 'Aleppo Moment'

Over the summer, as he rose in the polls, Johnson added Texas-based immigration reform advocate Juan Hernandez as an adviser on Latino issues. After several moments, during which time Matthews listed all of the continents, Johnson finally replied, "I guess I'm having an Aleppo moment in the former president of Mexico".

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Police probe third SNP MP over financial dealings

Scottish first minister and SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, said Mr Law was confident he will be able to "resolve the matter". Natalie McGarry and Michelle Thomson, two other MPs elected in May previous year, resigned the party whip after questions were raised over their financial activities and police became involved.

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A look at where the royals are going today

Their parents, on the other hand, have been taking part in a number of Royal visits which has so far included Vancouver and British Colombia. Kate, who wore a red Carolina Herrera coat, was impressed with the telegraph office, visited by the Queen in 1959 and one of the few surviving historic buildings in Whitehorse.

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'Housewife' forms small army to fight ISIS

An AK-47-toting grandmother who beheads and cooks ISIS terrorists proudly sits atop the jihadists' most wanted list. And the brash mother-of-two daughters, better known as Um Hanadi, posts her exploits to her Facebook page - where she shows off severed heads and stands amongst dead militants.

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Pakistan military dismisses surgical strikes as India's 'illusion'

He said the Indian forces killed at least 10 people before retreating back into Indian-controlled territory. The Indian news agency stated that the arrest was made at around 01:30pm. Gen. Ranbir Singh, director general of military operations for the Indian Army, told reporters in New Delhi . We do not have any plans for further continuation.

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Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals Battle vs

Steen slotted into the starting role after Mike Pouncey suffered a hip injury during the preseason. Dolphins head coach, Adam Gase , may have notched a victory last week, but he certainly shouldn't be happy with it. The total has gone under in the Dolphins' last eight Thursday games. The Dolphins have planned starter Arian Foster out injured at the moment and coach Gase hasn't really made up his mind as to who's going to fill the void.

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'Unprovoked' Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

Singh said he had called his Pakistani counterpart to inform him of the operation. Dawn said the bodies of the dead Indian soldiers lay unattended at the Line of Control (LoC), which divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan. However, in another statement it said two of its soldiers died in "unprovoked firing on Line of Control in Bhimber, hotspring, Kel, and Lipa sectors".

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Philippine president signals warmer ties with China, Russia

FROM LAB TO REHAB - President Rodrigo R. Duterte is surrounded by his security escorts from the President Security Group (PSG) as he goes on an inspection of the mega shabu laboratory that was discovered and seized by authorities last week in Arayat, Pampanga.

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Tropical Storm Matthew nears hurricane strength in Caribbean

Hurricane-force-winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the centre. The estimated minimum central pressure measured by an Air Force reconnaissance plane was 1004 mb (29.65 inches). "Once it begins to turn, obviously we'll have a better handle on what it will do", Travis said. Where that turn happens depends on how intense the storm becomes.

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LSU introduces Ed Orgeron as interim head football coach

Orgeron was a head coach once before in the SEC with MS, but never had a winning record there and was sacked after three seasons. Orgeron, a popular Louisiana native and highly respected football coach, will take over as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2016 season.

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Ontario increases minimum wage to $11.40 per hour

The Maine Center for Economic Policy, a progressive advocacy group, says its research finds that gradual minimum wage increases have little to no effect on jobs. Opposition parties have slammed the Alberta NDP for moving ahead with its minimum-wage increases, saying the wage hikes are too much too fast and threaten to further hurt businesses still reeling from the slump in oil prices.

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Volkswagen unveils the ID, a long-range electric auto due in 2020

The concept is underpinned by a completely new platform, called MEB, upon which future EV VWs will use, while the ID is powered by a 168hp electric motor, and firm also set itself the ambitious goal of selling million EVs by 2025. The ID vehicle will have a range of 373 miles from a single charge, Volkswagen revealed at a motor show in Paris . Volkswagen has confirmed that the concept has an autonomous driving mode that will be offered in production models from 2025, suggesting this ...

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Woman fatally shot while inside vehicle near Piedmont Park

Police say that a gun went off inside the auto. The mystery surrounding who else was in the vehicle the night of McIver's death on Channel 2 Action News at 6 p.m. The Putnam County Sheriff told a local paper when a "Blue Lives Matter" billboard went up past year, it was thanks to the McIver's. "They have done a great deal for Putnam County", Sheriff Howard Sills said of his friends Wednesday.

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Congress passes spending bill to prevent government shutdown, fight zika

The US Congress passed a spending bill late Wednesday and staved off a government shutdown, after reaching agreement on funding for a tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan that had bedeviled earlier proposals. Senate leaders accepted the deal and the Senate and House passed the CR. The spending bill's passage allows lawmakers to return home to campaign in the final stretch before election day.


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