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Black box recorder recovered from wreckage of train crash

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie confirmed there had been one fatality. An NTSB investigation found excessive speed to be the main cause of the 2011 accident. Clarke, who runs the Center for Transportation Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Fabiola Bittar de Kroon, 34, was among those in the terminal.

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Russian Federation says United States boycott would help 'terrorists'

Officials in Moscow have accused the United States of "supporting terrorism" and even threatening to sponsor attacks on Russian Federation amid a near total collapse of diplomatic contact following the breakdown of a ceasefire in Syria earlier this month.

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TODAY'S MUST SEE: Yankee Stadium proposal fail as man drops the ring!

Fortunately the search has a happy ending when the girl lifts up a jacket and the ring falls out. Fox's girlfriend Heather Terwilliger was apparently shell-shocked ― first by the proposal and then by the empty box. After Mark Teixeira hits a single, the camera immediately switches back to the couple, whose kiss tells us all that the proposal was a success despite the initial miscue.

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Kim Kardashian attacked by same prankster as Gigi Hadid

Kim Kardashian is feeling the "Parisian vibes" - so she's stripped off to celebrate. Well, if you can't get away with sunglasses indoors at Paris Fashion Week , where can you? The attack left Kardashian hysterical as a mass of paparazzi snapped photos.

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US, China Move Against Firm Suspected of Aiding North Korean Nuclear Program

The US had carried out a similar flight in a show of solidarity with its allies, South Korea and Japan, in the region on 13 September. A coalition of Republican senators urged the president on Monday to enact immediate sanctions on North Korea in the wake of its latest nuclear weapons test.

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South Australia limps back to life as more storms threaten

The impact was wide-ranging, with traffic coming to a standstill in Adelaide while power supplies were disrupted to BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam copper-uranium mine, a huge mining operation more than 500km to the northwest. Mr Weatherill told media it was the "usual protocol" to isolate South Australia from the National Electricity Market in a situation where there is a "large frequency drop".

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MH17 'shot down by Russia-origin Buk missile'

He said while the report could not determine the perpetrators , the JIT had nonetheless identified around 100 individuals that could be linked to the downing of MH17. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says the Dutch-led probe has ignored evidence offered by Russia and allowed Ukraine to manipulate the evidence and shape anti-Russian conclusions.

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Five people dead, 22 remain missing in Zhejiang landslide

Baofeng Village was also affected, with six people missing Wednesday night after their homes were destroyed by a landslide. Local authorities say they have mobilised heavy equipment and over a thousand people to help with search and rescue efforts.

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Hurricane Matthew intensifies in Caribbean

Matthew was centered about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of St. Lucia and was moving west at 20 mph (31 kph) at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday. Once that storm exits, Matthew could be drawn onshore in the Southeast. I would not be surprised if Matthew continued to surpass strength forecasts; becoming a category four hurricane in the Caribbean. Hurricane Matthew is roaring across the Caribbean.

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Body found in historic Vancouver mansion identified as missing Japanese student

Investigators say she was was last seen in Burnaby on September 8, and the primary missing persons investigation was turned over to the Burnaby RCMP Serious Crimes Unit. He remains in custody. Vancouver police say after several days without contact with friends or family, Kogawa was reported missing on September 12.

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North Korean Soldier Defects, Crossing Border to South Korea

He said 75 countries have issued protests against North Korea, and a few canceled meetings or visits to the North by government officials. Lü Chao, a research fellow at the Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences, told the Global Times that China has faithfully implemented UN Resolution 2270, especially on intensifying checks on any exports of military-related products, suspending financial services and cutting off aircraft fuel supplies to North Korea since March.

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National Hurricane Center Upgrades Tropical Storm Matthew To Hurricane Matthew

By Sunday morning, the storm is expected to turn northward and head toward Cuba. Matthew is likely to become a major hurricane (winds of 115 miles-per-hour or greater) by the weekend. Authorities on the Dutch Caribbean islands had urged residents to reinforce their homes and stock up on emergency supplies. Matthew became the fifth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season early Thursday afternoon, according to The Weather Channel .

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Pasco schools on Campus Alert after 'creepy clown' threat on Twitter

The sheriff's office says their parents were notified. The schools were placed on the Campus Alert which essentially means "See something - Say something". That sighting resulted in a warning from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office for those who might consider taking part in the growing national trend.

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Clinton tells Netanyahu she's against UN Solution for Palestine

According to Trump´s team, he stated during a meeting in NY with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Jerusalem is the "eternal capital city of the Jewish people for more than 3,000 years". "The United States, under a Trump administration, will finally accept the long-standing congressional mandate to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the state of Israel", it added.

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Pakistan will respond to Indian 'provocations', warns its United Nations envoy

Citing security sources, Dawn said the killings occurred when the Indian Army opened fire across the border, killing two Pakistani soldiers. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that Islamabad is ready to counter any external threat, adding the entire nation and the government stand with the armed forces.

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Pakistan Rejects India's Claims About Militant Strikes 'Completely'

Republican John Cornyn and Democrat Mark Warner of the Senate India Caucus also said that they will work within the US Congress to put pressure on Pakistan to end any association with terror groups targetting India. "If true, this attack would be just the latest in a series of deadly attacks in India conducted by Pakistan-based terrorist groups", they said and called on Pakistan to cooperate fully and transparently in the probe and prosecute those "within its territory that participated in ...

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Petronas to review Canadian LNG project after approval, CEO says

The Project proposes to convert natural gas to liquefied natural gas (LNG) for export to Pacific Rim markets in Asia. Three federal ministers flew into Richmond from Ottawa today to make the announcement. In a statement released Wednesday, the NDP said Premier Christy Clark's 2013 campaign promises surrounding LNG jobs were "still empty". The legally binding conditions Canada attached to the project include a hard cap on carbon emissions.

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Investigators seek answers in fatal New Jersey train crash

Chirico boarded the local PATH train at 8:40 a.m. from Hoboken to NY, and the crash at Hoboken station happened about five minutes later. It injured more than 100 others. "They're critical and stable and being carefully monitored". "That means zero across the board", he said. The crash killed a 34-year-old Hoboken woman, the New Jersey medical examiner's office said.

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Trump's Miss Universe 'sex tape' claim renews outrage about sexism

When she was asked about the possibility that Mr Trump would raise her husband's infidelities, Mrs Clinton said the Republican could run his campaign "however he chooses". In the article, Trump told CNN that some people "eat too much" when they get under pressure and said that "a lot of you folks have weight problems". He defended himself similarly in an interview the next day with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly.

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First debate has potential to be a minefield

The Times doesn't shy away from noting Clinton's mistakes, such as her vote in favor of the Iraq war, but it also offers a stinging rebuke to the overheated coverage of her emails, saying that in light of "the real challenges that will occupy the next president", Clinton's email server "looks like a matter for the help desk".

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First debate has potential to be a minefield

The Times doesn't shy away from noting Clinton's mistakes, such as her vote in favor of the Iraq war, but it also offers a stinging rebuke to the overheated coverage of her emails, saying that in light of "the real challenges that will occupy the next president", Clinton's email server "looks like a matter for the help desk".

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Attorney General Scott Pruitt adds voice to Clean Power Plan arguments

It is the latest clash between the White House and conservatives who say President Barack Obama has exceeded his authority on a range of issues, including immigration and health care. The United States Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia will be hearing the arguments en banc, meaning all justices will be present except Merrick Garland, who is Obama's Supreme Court nominee and has recused himself.

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Cong slams Modi, wonders if he will fight next election in Pak

September 24 ( ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Pakistan as "brave", saying he had shown "Pakistan a mirror". India has blamed the attack on terrorists from Pakistan which has rejected allegations of its involvement. Today, there is such a government in Delhi that I am ready to accept your challenge...

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Presidents Obama, Clinton Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral

Former President Bill Clinton also remembered his friend and close political ally, a Nobel Peace Prize victor who negotiated the Oslo Peace Accords with Palestine and constantly worked towards peace, despite disappointments. "This is the story of the Jewish people", he said. "He knew better than the cynic that if you look out over the arc of history, human beings should be filled not with fear but with hope".

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Pentagon Seeks 500 More Ground Troops in Iraq for Mosul Invasion

We will make it do-able for them", Sampson told reporters Thursday on a guided tour of the RAF Akrotiri base's operations. The majority of the added troops would be assigned to a USA military logistics hub south of Mosul. Villages and towns south and southeast of Mosul also have been recaptured as part of an operation opened in March aimed at eventually pushing the Islamic State from the city.

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Willett should be left out until Sunday: Jacklin

Obviously, the European spectators are more behind the European Team. Not to be outdone, Peter Willett, the brother of Ryder Cup rookie Danny Willett of England, earned his 15 minutes of fame by penning a story for Britain's National Club Golfer magazine in which he described American golf fans as "fat, stupid, greedy and classless".

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Canada wins World Cup of Hockey in dramatic fashion

Crosby led all World Cup skaters in scoring with three goals and seven assists for 10 points in six games to earn most valuable player honours for the tournament. Reporters had no choice but to go into complete re-write mode on deadline when Canada scored twice in the final three minutes to win the game and the Cup.

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Russia says Syria involvement justified

Under the agreement, Russian Federation was to ensure the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad stuck to the ceasefire, Kerry said at the time. Asked if World Health Organization had permission from Damascus to send in medical supplies if the security situation allowed, he said negotiations to get access were continuing and he met with regime officials last week.

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Skittles Shuts Down Donald Trump Jr. After He Compares Refugees to Candy

Skittles stepped in to comment on the comparison. "We respectfully refrain from further comment, as that could be misinterpreted as marketing", tweeted Mars incorporated , the producer of the popular candy, in an effort to distance itself from Trump Jr.'s remarks.

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Twitter storm: Donald Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner

She tweeted: "When something gets under Donald's thin skin, he lashes out and can't let go". In a pre-dawn Twitter storm, the Republican presidential candidate accused his Democratic rival of helping Alicia Machado get USA citizenship so she could "use her" in this week's presidential debate .

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UN decries lack of health care in Syria's Aleppo

Its citizens are dying". The US-led strikes helped ISIS terrorists make a series of gains against army soldiers in the area. Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said the death toll from Russian strikes could be even higher given the number of people killed by unidentified fighter jets.

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Pentagon chief, an expert on nukes, says little about them

Speaking at an U.S. Air Force base in North Dakota, he "expressed concerns over Russia's push to overhaul its atomic weapons systems", AFP reported. The most vulnerable elements of the modernization plans are a long-range standoff weapon, or LRSO - a nuclear-capable cruise missile launched from an aircraft - and new land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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We don't want war with India: Nawaz Sharif

Indian sources said on Thursday that commandos had carried out "surgical strikes" several kilometres inside Pakistani Kashmir on what they called "terrorist" targets. "We will tell you what is a real surgical strike...and you will get the deserved response soon", Saeed said. Sources said that at least two militant camps were struck during the surgical strikes.

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Vietnam ties seen to strengthen after Duterte visit

I would serve notice. now that this will be the last military exercise. Reuters reported the comments had plunged the Philippines' alliance with Washington into deep uncertainty and was the strongest sign yet of fissures in an historic alliance that the U.S.

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Syrian army, rebels wage fierce battles in Aleppo

In light of that, the Russian Foreign Ministry issued a warning to Russians overseas about possible "provocations", urging them to exercise caution. Civil service defence workers on the ground told The Independent they believe 500 people have died and 2,000 are in need of urgent medical care in what has become one of the bloodiest weeks in Syria's nearly six-year-long civil war.


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