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Aleppo hospital bombing a war crime

Syrian government troops seized more of Aleppo late on Thursday, including the Handarat neighborhood and al-Kindi hospital in the city's north, according to state-run media and the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war through activists on the ground.

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Afghan air force's 'friendly fire' kills five soldiers

When they called for air support, the helicopter incorrectly fired a rocket at a checkpoint occupied by Afghan security forces. The US military in Afghanistan, however, said its forces were not involved in the air strike in Farah. A United States air strike killed up to 10 Afghan soldiers in July last year at an army checkpoint in Logar province south of Kabul, one of the deadliest episodes of "friendly fire" by foreign forces in recent years.

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Nashville Weekend Weather: A Chance of Rain, But Temperatures Stay Pleasant

Tonight: Cloudy, 30 per cent chance of showers. 60 degrees, southeast winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Overnight Saturday into Sunday , there's a 50 percent chance for showers, mainly before 8 p.m., as the low edges down to around 55.

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Ryder Cup: McIlroy digs deep to earn win against Mickelson

McIlroy has been Europe's best player all weekend with a 4-1-0 record, despite the USA fans' best efforts. For Team USA, Brooks Koepka and Brandt Snedeker are 2-0, but Reed (1-1-1) has been the Americans' feisty ace and 46-year-old Phil Mickelson (1-1-1), playing in his 11th Ryder Cup, has been their heart and soul.

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Calais migrant camp demolition raises child trafficking fears, United Nations says

But Lily Caprani, Unicef UK's deputy executive director, said this promise needs to translate into urgent action before those children disappear or are pushed into the arms of traffickers. "At the camp they are saying it could be closed by the end of October". "We are really frightened for them that they will take matters into their own hands and keep trying to jump onto the backs of trucks and lorries - because they don't feel they have any option".

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See the adorable Michelle Obama-George W

See more moments from yesterday's ceremony . The museum is the first and only national museum dedicated to African Americans and their history. The museum also contains many iconic items celebrating the African-Americans' achievements in sports, music, television, film and so on, including singer Michael Jackson's fedora hat, boxer Muhammad Ali's headgear and baseball star Jackie Robinson's bat.

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North Korea vows in United Nations speech to strengthen nuclear forces

There will also be "several" North Korean nationals in the troop. On Friday, commander Dave Benham, a US Pacific Command spokesman, said that the aircraft remained in South Korean airspace and "did not at any time cross the military demarcation line between North and South Korea".

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EU leader sees danger in Hungary migrant vote

Orban, who wants individual European Union member nations to have more power in the bloc's decision-making process, said he hopes anti-quota referendums would be held in other countries. "We do not support the migrants coming to Europe", Saleh said. While 174,000 people submitted applications for asylum in Hungary , the rejection rate was over 80 per cent.

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Egypt to tender retina scan system for airport security

The soldiers were returning to duty from home leave. In another incident on Saturday morning, nine policemen were injured when an explosive device planted on the road was remotely detonated as the armored vehicle carrying the conscripts passed in the city of Rafah, Israeli media reported.

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United Nations eyes alternate aid delivery route for Syria's Aleppo

There are planes in the sky now", Ammar Al-Selmo, the head of Civil Defense in the opposition-held east, told Reuters . The latest raids on Friday, part of a new Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel-held parts of Aleppo , destroyed emergency service structures, as well as underground shelters used by civilians to hide from bombings.

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British royals head home after visit to Canada

Shortly before they jetted home, Prince William thanked Canadians for their warmth and hospitality over the past week. Prince George and Princess Charlotte Attend Children's Party in Canada - See the Adorable Pics! The 3-year-old George, wearing red shorts and a blue sweater with knee-high blue socks, enthusiastically waved to the crowd with both hands on Saturday just before he, his sister and their parents boarded a sea plane at a departure ceremony at the end of an official tour of ...

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Trump may not have paid taxes for 18 years — NY Times

In its story, the Times said the three pages of documents were mailed last month to a Times reporter who had written about Trump's finances. Trump apparently declared this loss in the midst of his business failures with three Atlantic City casinos, his airline business, and his purchase of The Plaza Hotel in NY.

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Development, growth in Colombia to face obstacles after peace

Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement on Monday signed a peace accord aimed at ending an era that saw more than 220,000 deaths, 8 million people made homeless and countless human-rights violations. "The disgusting night of violence that has covered us with its shadow for more than half a century is over", Santos told the more than 2,500 white-clad dignitaries attending the event.

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Anti-gay Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended for rest of term

Six months after the U.S. Supreme Court said bans against issuing same-sex marriage licenses were unconstitutional, Moore in a January 6 order said the state's probate judges had a "ministerial duty" to not issue the licenses. "We must focus on electing politicians and judges who will move us forward, not backward". By the end of this term in 2019, he will be beyond the age limit of 70 for judges.

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Zika: the United States recommend men to wait 6 months before breeding

Pregnant women's sexual partners living in or returning from areas with Zika virus outbreaks should ensure safer sex or abstain from sex for the duration of their partner's pregnancy, said WHO. As per the statement , two allegations of microcephaly - a congenital disability where a baby's head is smaller than usual, came to the forefront one day after the recommendation of the USA health officials to avoid non-essential travels to 11 Southeast Asian countries.

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Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-1 in AL wild card showdown

Left fielder Michael Bourn stranded four base runners, including two in scoring position. "Every time I go out there I make adjustments depending on what the game is telling me and what pitchers are doing against me". The Blue Jays kept tightening the noose with aggressive play. Travis continued to play in the game after the altercation, but was removed after the sixth inning with an apparent shoulder injury.

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Charlotte Police to release videos of Keith Scott shooting

Police also released photos showing what they say showed a handgun and marijuana that were in Scott's possession. The demonstrations in Charlotte spread to Atlanta on Friday night, with about 250 protesters taking to the streets of downtown Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

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Hundreds rally in memory of man killed by officer

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. The El Cajon police department released video footage of the shooting at the news conference. Jeffery Davis holds up a vape device similar to the one that they claim that Alfred Olango was holding when he was shot during at a news conference held on Friday Sept.

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Man saved at sea tells AP he didn't kill grandpa

Linda Carman was initially under police scrutiny for her father's killing because she had been charged in 2011 with assaulting him during an argument at a Hartford psychiatric hospital, where Nathan Carman was being treated, Klein said. "He was like a father to me and I know I was like a son to him", Carman said. "I'm lucky to be alive, I lost my mother and very, very hard people, especially The Hartford Courant are trying or, raking up the time when I lost my grandfather".

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France nabs prosperous smuggler sneaking migrants to Britain

The controversial protest was organised despite Calais Prefect Fabienne Buccio placing a blanket ban on all public gatherings concerning migrants, which was initially created to protect the town from far-right and neo-Nazi protests. Despite this French President Francois Hollande vowed to have cleared the camp by the end of the year during a visit to the Jungle on Monday. The confrontation between police and protesters lasted some three hours, and was the worst clash since February when ...

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Message on Jammu should be 'loud and clear' to Pak, says India

The "atrocities" in Kashmir intensified since the "extra-judicial killing of Kashmiri youth leader" Burhan Wani in July this year, it said of the slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander. "And terrorists should clearly hear us, that India will never forget the Uri attack", he said. She also questioned BJP government's Kashmir policy.

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Left-leaning national pollster shows Clinton up by 4 points after debate

Pennsylvania: Clinton 45, Trump 22, Johnson 11, Stein 4. Virginia: Clinton 44, Johnson 24, Trump 21, Stein 2. Post-debate surveys show the 80 million viewers who tuned in largely believe that Clinton got the best of Trump, and early returns show that sentiment is filtering into the national horse-race polls and the surveys of battleground states.

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Street clashes, election protests in Congo kill at least 44

Interior Minister Evariste Boshab confirmed that three police officers were among the dead, including one who was burned alive . The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must show restraint in their handling of protests to ensure that they do not inflame tensions in the country, and conduct thorough, prompt, impartial and transparent investigations into killings and violence that took place at opposition rallies in Kinshasa yesterday, Amnesty International said today.

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NY Times: Trump may not have paid taxes for 18 years

Tax records obtained by the news publication show that because of the "financial wreckage he left behind" in the 1990s, Trump declared a loss of $916m (£705.8m) for that year. Donald Trump is tweeting about the New York Times story that alleges he lost so much money in 1995 that he would have been allowed to pay no federal income taxes for as many as 18 years.

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Pakistan, India trade fresh fire across LoC

A spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he has offered to mediate the matter. Calling for a probe into the September 18 Uri attack, Sharif said blaming Pakistan for it was beyond comprehension. Amid the ongoing turmoil between India and Pakistan, the United States of America has conveyed its displeasure to Pakistan and has strongly objected to threats of nuclear warfare.

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Some 32000 suspects arrested in Turkey coup probe

Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag Wednesday confirmed that authorities have formally detained some 32,000 people in post failed coup attempt developments. In a picture that sparked a frenzy on social media, the previously clean-shaven Fidan was shown in a meeting with the president in the aftermath of the coup in July with a moustache.

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Philippine President Duterte to Open Trade Relations with China and Russian Federation

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. "But I will establish new alliances for trade and commerce ", he said according to ABS-CBN News . The Philippines, a former American colony, had up until Duterte been one of the United States' most loyal and enduring allies in Asia. On Wednesday, Duterte also said he's not inclined to go to war, or see Filipino soldiers massacred, in trying to enforce an global tribunal's ruling in July that supported his country's claims ...

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Pakistan cancels Saarc Summit after India-led boycott over Uri attack

Mahat said the eight-member South Asian grouping is an important forum for advancing regional cooperation and development, and underlined that harmonious relations between member states would enhance utilisation of the association and encourage regional development, the Himalayan Times reported.

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Electric atmosphere at Ryder Cup in Minnesota

Only the 2008 team went on to win. Olympic champion Rose and British Open victor Stenson, who went 3-0 when paired together at Gleneagles two years ago, will face sizzling American duo Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed, two young guns who relish going toe-to-toe.

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US Supreme Court agrees to hear credit card surcharge fee fight

The justices will decide whether an appeals court was right in declaring the law against offensive trademarks unconstitutional. You may not have heard of the Slants , an Asian American rock band from Portland, Ore., whose name was chosen as an ironic comment on an ethnic slur.

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Trump complained about microphone in first debate - debate commission admits problems

It isn't like he isn't already talking about them, after all. Clinton's national advantage is two percentage points higher than in a previous Fox poll on September 15, when the former first lady had 41 percent of voter preference and Trump had 40 percent.

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United Nations oficial to monitor Colombia peace tribunals closely

The apology, made during a ceremony also attended by government officials, comes just two days before Colombians vote on whether to ratify a peace deal between the FARC and the government ending 52 years of hostilities. "I'm voting yes because I'm betting on hope, to guarantee my son can see a better country". While the number of seats is not be enough to sway legislation, some are still outraged.

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Undeterred by US Criticism, Russia Presses on in Syria

Instead, the United States , would pursue other alternatives, "barring some clear indication by the warring parties that they are prepared to consider how to approach this more effectively". On Wednesday, Kerry issued an ultimatum to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stating that if the bombing by Russian and Syrian forces did not stop then the U.S.

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Hillary Clinton muses over Bernie Sanders' supporters in leaked audio recording

His ideas are indefensible, the amount of taxes that would be raised on middle-class families is quite significant. "That's what we need right now". Your condescension is the last way to get us to agree with you. Making blanket statements about specific groups of Americans and mocking supporters of her opponent has not boded well for Clinton in the recent past.

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Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Recovered in Italy

In a press release from the Van Gogh Museum, the Chief Public Prosecutor of Naples announced the two paintings were safely recovered. Two stolen Vincent van Gogh paintings taken from the Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands in 2002 have been recovered in a raid on a drug dealer in Italy after 14 years.


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