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Iran builds new attack drone

Iran has released first photos of a United States drone captured recently in the Islamic Republic, Tasnim news agency reported October 1. Iran says it has captured several American drones in recent years, including a ScanEagle - a less sophisticated aircraft - after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf.

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Brad Pitt reportedly hires famed lawyer as Federal Bureau of Investigation 'evaluates' child abuse allegations

Pitt is accused of verbally and physically abusing his oldest child, 15-year-old Maddox, while the family was on a private plane last week, sources tell People . In brief public statements, both actors have said that their primary concern is for their children, and have asked for privacy as their divorce unfolds.

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Pakistan accuses Modi of "irresponsible behaviour"

Earlier, the Congress had said the attack in Kashmir's Uri sector was a effect of a "massive operational and intelligence failure" and had demanded that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval be held accountable.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Yukon for date night

As the Duchess looked around the building, she said: "Wow, that's fantastic". Kate Middleton is glowing in green! This is a vast and important part of the country, that's home to a truly wonderful people . Their children, George and Charlotte, remained in Victoria being cared for by their nanny. William later told the young performers, "That was one of the best shows I've ever seen".

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Bill Clinton pays last respects to Peres lying in state

Former President George H.W. Bush noted Peres' "innate humanity, his decency", while his son, former President George W. Bush, noted that his family "will miss Shimon Peres and his grace, dignity, and optimism". Shimon Peres dies was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 29, 2016 and was last updated on September 29, 2016.

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India, Pakistan should stop issuing statements against each other: USA

The Government of Pakistan met with senior Officials of the World Bank to insist on early appointment of the judges and empanelment the court. The Pakistani government has not officially reacted to the cancellation of these meetings, but Sartaj Aziz, the advisor on foreign affairs to the Pakistani Prime Minister, did react to the implication that water sharing can be ceased.

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West Ham 0-3 Southampton: Pressure mounts on Bilic following latest loss

Payet took the Premier League by storm last season but even he can't win every game on his own. West Ham will rebound from the poor start to the Premier League season which has left them languishing in the relegation zone, the club's co-chairmen said on Monday.

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PM Modi to brief President Pranab Mukherjee about surgical strikes across LoC

Since a charismatic Kashmiri separatist was shot dead by Indian soldiers in early July, more than 80 civilians have been killed in the region, many of whom had joined street protests in defiance of a curfew order. He said Pakistan's forces were capable of defending their territory and would stop any "evil design" against their country. "We have stopped screening Indian movies at our cinemas from Friday till the situation improves and normalcy returns", said Nadeem Mandviwalla, whose ...

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Hillary Clinton's Des Moines, Iowa Rally: The Photos You Need to See

With her focus now on defeating Donald Trump, Clinton was hoping that putting an emphasis on early voting could help her replicate President Barack Obama's successful strategy in the battleground state four years ago. Trump's team said he had been prepared to bring up the Lewinsky scandal during Monday night's debate but decided otherwise because the Clintons' daughter, Chelsea, was in the room.

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39 year old man dies in A76 bus smash

One Twitter user Ryan Rowe wrote the bus had swerved at the roundabout, and that there were multiple injuries. Rangers are playing Partick Thistle at home on Saturday. A coach full of Rangers fans has crashed in Ayrshire . "One man I spoke to was just sitting down and in tears and he was shaking". A screen was erected around part of the damaged coach.

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Officer Kills Unarmed Black Man Having a Seizure

In this Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 frame from video provided by the El Cajon Police Department, a man, second from left, faces police officers in El Cajon , Calif . SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities twice tried to deport a black man who was fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb this week but his native Uganda refused to take him.

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Gary Johnson Just Had Another 'Aleppo Moment'

Earlier this week, during a town hall aired on MSNBC , he was unable to name a foreign leader he admired , repeatedly blanking on the name of former Mexican president Vincente Fox. "Pick any leader", Matthews said. There are millions of American's, about 10% of likely voters, that say Gary Johnson is a better choice for president than Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump .

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Only 'Hard Brexit' Can Work, Says German Business Chief

There are fears that Brexit could result in 5,500 British-based firms losing their so-called passporting rights, which allow them to do business across the European Union and EEA. Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to announce when she will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty as senior European Union diplomats predict Britain is on course for a 'hard Brexit '.

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Royal family has fun at children's party during Canadian tour

Clutching teddy bears and balloon animals, the kids that got to play with the royals - couldn't have been happier. At first George wasn't interested in getting one until Charlotte was getting one, then he was right over. "It was surreal at first, absolutely", he said. During their visit to Yukon, they also travelled to the community of Carcross and stopped by a local marketplace.

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Pakistan called WB to prevent India from making constructions on Neelum,Chenab rivers

Current issues with India are as follows (i) Rattle Hydroelectric Plant (850 mw) (ROR); Kishenganga Hydroelectric Plant (330mw) (ROR) (design aspects only); Miyar Hydroelectric Plant (120mw) (ROR); Lower Kalnai Hydroelectric Plant (48mw) (ROR); Pakal Dul Hydroelectric Plant (initially 1000mw, ultimate 1500mw) (storage) and Wullar Barrage/Tulbul Navigation Project (suspended since 1985 on interruption of Pakistan).

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Congress Already Apprehensive Over 9/11 Saudi Measure

Barack Obama made it 97 percent of the way through his eight-year presidency without Congress overriding his veto . White House spokesman Josh Earnest mocked lawmakers for shifting "within minutes" from overwhelmingly voting to override Obama's veto to wanting to change the law.

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Indus treaty must not be violated, says Medha Patkar

Praising PM Modi for deciding against taking any military action, the daily said even as he walked back threats of military action, he replaced them with a pledge to isolate Pakistan internationally if the military doesn't stop supporting terrorist groups.

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Syria truce to end this evening, sayys senior military source

According to Russia's military, at least 62 Syrian troops were killed in the air raid with more than 100 wounded. The Syrian army said in a statement last week that the truce will last until midnight Sunday. "Today was the highest death toll since the truce began", said the Syrian Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman. Power accused Russia's representative to the United Nations of using hypocrisy and dishonesty to turn the attention from the crimes conducted by the Syrian regime.

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Hamas: Abbas participation in Peres funeral 'great sin'

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday beneath the silent pine trees of Israel's Mount Herzl national cemetery, eulogized by Israeli leaders, family and two American presidents as a founding father who first built up Israel's military industrial complex and then sought peace with the Palestinians.

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Trump goes after Clinton _ Bill Clinton _ in rancorous race

With early voting poised to play a bigger role in this year's election, Hillary Clinton was urging voters in Iowa to start casting ballots on Thursday, more than five weeks before Election Day. That's far more than Republican voters, but about half of what Democratic voters requested at this point four years ago. In Iowa, Democratic requests for ballots continued to outpace Republicans, 63,880 to 24,700.

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White House: Congress has 'buyer's remorse' after overriding Obama veto

But both GOP leaders were also quick to blame the president for "dropping the ball" by failing to engage with Congress on the legislation before it passed. "I would like to think there may be some work to be done to protect our service members overseas from any kind of - any kind of legal ensnarements that could occur", Ryan said .

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Trump accuses Clinton of helping 'disgusting' beauty queen, falsely cites 'sex tape'

Donald Trump appears on stage at the CNN Republican Presidential Debate in Simi Valley, California on September 16, 2015. "I didn't want to do anything to embarrass her". So, you may be thinking, "Adam, I think you are scapegoating Donald Trump and his voters". "Maybe, in that moment ... they manipulated a lot of information about me".

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Detroit News endorses Libertarian Gary Johnson for President

In a surprising move Friday, The Chicago Tribune endorsed Libertarian Gary Johnson for president . The Tribune said neither Republican candidate Donald Trump nor Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton are a good option. As for why they endorsed Johnson, the editorial board named numerous reasons including cutting taxes while balancing the budget as governor of New Mexico, and was a champion of school of choice.

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Change or die, moderates warn Labour Party

But sources indicated that he was relaxed about migration levels, adding "it is not an objective to reduce the numbers, to reduce immigration". Mr Corbyn will also tell his party conference to prepare for a General Election next year.

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Court rules against Kan. in voting rights, citizenship documents case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit issued an order Friday night affirming the earlier decision, saying that the National Voting Rights Act preempts the Kansas proof of citizenship requirement and that "no constitutional doubt arises as to whether the NVRA precludes Kansas from enforcing its voter qualifications".

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Former Miss Universe is 'disgusting'

Donald Trump is warning voters that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House. The former beauty queen, and new USA citizen, used the American flag as a shirt and wrote her complaints in English and Spanish.

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Controversial Philippines president compares himself to Hitler

Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon says Saturday Israel is convinced the Philippine president "will find a way to clarify his words". "I would like [them] to be all criminals, to finish the problem of my country and save the next generation from perdition".

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Duterte says upcoming Philippine-U.S. war games will be last

Toner said USA ties with the Philippines are one of the most enduring bilateral relationships within the Asia-Pacific region and a cornerstone of stability for 70 years. "For the past 40 years, Philippines and Vietnam have fostered a strong relationship built on a common desire towards achieving greater peace and prosperity that is anchored on the basic tenets of sovereign equality, non-interference and peaceful settlement of disputes", he said.

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Syria reacts to Ban Ki-moon's accusations over civilian deaths

General Assembly address on Tuesday. He said governing had become more hard as people lost faith in public institutions and tensions among nations spiralled out of control rapidly. Santos later devoted his entire General Assembly speech to the peace pact, one of the few leaders whose remarks were filled with optimism. The President's speech came on the first day of the meeting of the UN General Assembly which Mr Turnbull will address tomorrow evening.

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Pakistani defence minister threatens India of nuclear war

Narendra Modi thought upstream India could make downstream Pakistan suffer by stopping waters on the plea of Pakistani "terrorism". The treaty is lop-sided, granting all but 19.5 percent of the Indus river system's waters to Pakistan, an enemy state.

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United Nations impotent before Syria war crimes

The White House said Thursday that Merkel also spoke with U.S. President Barack Obama by phone as well, and both agreed that Russian Federation and the Syrian regime "bear special responsibility for ending the fighting in Syria and granting the United Nations humanitarian access to besieged and hard to reach areas in Syria".

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Bulgaria bans full-face Islamic veil

A Turkish minority party, which opposed the ban, said the other Bulgarian parties were " sowing religious intolerance ". The ruling center-right GERB party said the ban is not an attack on religious outfits, but instead is aimed at increasing national security and making way for better video surveillance, Reuters noted .

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Controversial statements by Salman Khan

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's comments are nothing less than a personal attack on Salman Khan and his family, in the matter. The actor had said that there is a difference between a terrorist and an artist. It's the government who gives them permits and visas". Azmi further said that it is up to the government and the people to decide whether Pakistan artists remain in India or not and reminded the nation to treat guests with regard.

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Pakistanis are ready for friendship with India: Imran

We are ready for friendship if you (Modi) are willing". The PTI chief also threatened to shut down Islamabad after Muharram if the prime minister did not present himself for accountability by then. Imran said this was his last rally to pressure Sharif to present himself for accountability in his corruption revealed in Panama Papers. In a message on social media website tweeter on Saturday, Imran Khan said that PTI is not afraid of any threat and will continue its struggle for inborn rights ...

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More Russian Airstrikes on Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday there was no point pursuing further negotiations with Russian Federation over Syria. Western countries accuse Russian Federation of war crimes, saying it has deliberately targeted civilians, hospitals and aid deliveries in recent days to crush the will of 250,000 people trapped inside Aleppo's besieged rebel-held sector.


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