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Duterte To Visit China and Japan in October

Duterte's defiance of high-profile organizations and his insults of anyone from US President Barack Obama to the pope have amused many Filipinos, but anxious foreign governments - not the least the United States, which sees Manila as a vital partner in Asia in the face of a rising China.

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Indian army camp attacked in occupied Kashmir

Sources said there was some firing from adjacent houses located near the camp. The camp is located 54 kms from here. There has been no official confirmation on the attack, but sources say that the militants did not cross over the border in a fresh infiltration.

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United States 'on verge' of ending Syria talks with Russia: Kerry

She added it would make the best possible "present to terrorists". Secretary of State John Kerry, who personally negotiated the failed truce in talks with Russian Federation despite scepticism from other senior USA officials, has said Washington could walk away from diplomacy unless the fighting stops.

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North Carolina ends Florida State's 22-game home win streak

Central Florida (2-2) at East Carolina (2-2), noon Saturday on CBS Sports Network: It's hard to say ECU has to stop Player X from having a big game on Saturday because the Knights do so well spreading the ball around. Utes quarterback Troy Williams threw an incompletion with three seconds left and Zack Moss was stopped a yard short of the goal line by James Looney on the game's final play.

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Russian Federation 'will send more warplanes to Syria'

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group, said at least 3,800 civilians had died in Russian air strikes since Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, ordered his air force into action on September 30 past year. "The Syrian government must stop the indiscriminate bombing, and Russian Federation as an indispensable political and military ally of Syria has the responsibility to exert the pressure to stop this", he said.

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Pakistani envoy summoned decision on mfn expected on september 29

Pakistan next day approached the World Bank, with senior its officials taking up the matter with the worldwide lender which had mediated the water-sharing deal. Modi told officials on Monday that India should use more of the rivers' resources, Reuters reported, quoting sources familiar with the plans. India is doing everything it can to isolate Pakistan.

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Kate and William steer a ship as royal tour of Canada ends

George and Charlotte are said to have seen the farm's "Goat Stampede" when keepers allow the goats to run through the grounds every morning and afternoon. Then it was off to Ogden Point, where they stopped for tea at the Breakwater Cafe with workers from the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre . The timing of the LNG announcement put the Haidi people in a hard position as they did not want to forgo their traditionally welcoming hospitality for the royal couple, so staged a silent protest ...

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Pakistan bans screening of Indian films

He said US Secretary of State John Kerry had talked over the telephone to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Two days after Indian troops carried out a series of strikes across the Pakistani side of their dividing line in disputed Kashmir, officials said there had been cross-border skirmishes further south.

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Ban Ki-moon makes a very important offer to Pakistan and India

Dujarric had said, "We are obviously aware of the reports of these presumed violations and are talking to the relevant concerned authorities, but did not "directly" observe them". Tensions mounted as members of Indian extremist group Maharastra Navnirman Sena demanded that Pakistani actors and artists now working in India return back to Pakistan within a 48-hour deadline.

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Duterte apologizes to Jews for Hitler remark: 'No intention to derogate'

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he'd be happy to slaughter 3 million drug addicts, and even compared his act to that of Adolf Hitler. At least if Germany had Hitler, the Philippines would have [me]. His ire towards the United States has intensified since U.S. President Barack Obama said he would raise concerns about his deadly war on drugs. Zhao said that the upcoming visit of Duterte to Beijing, reportedly on October 20, was still being arranged.

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Turkey sacks 87 spy agency staff over failed coup

Previously, the government had said about 10,000 people had been arrested. As Peter has reported , the attempted coup has strained the already-complicated relationship between the US and Turkey . Gulen has been living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999. Erdogan, who has frequently lambasted rating agencies in the past, joked sarcastically about his strained relations with them and said Moody's move was political.

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Iraqi forces ready by 'early October' for Mosul assault: top USA officer

Shabak fighters undergo training before the upcoming battle to recapture Mosul in Diyala province, Iraq September 19, 2016. TUNNEL NETWORK Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has pledged repeatedly to retake Mosul by the end of the year, and Iraqi commanders have indicated the main push could begin by the second half of October though some doubts remain that the necessary troops will be ready.

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Ban Indian movies, TV content

The latest tensions were sparked by a militant attack on an Indian army base in Kashmir that killed 18 Indian soldiers. Islamabad dismissed the talk of surgical strikes across the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC) as an "illusion", and said two of its soldiers were killed in small-arms fire.

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Powerful Hurricane Matthew threatens Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

KINGSTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE The United States prepared to airlift hundreds of people from its Guantanamo Bay naval base as the most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007 ground slowly toward Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.

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Britain to Launch Brexit Next Year, UK Prime Minister Says

In a newspaper interview published earlier on Sunday, May also announced plans for sweeping legislation which would integrate the European rulebook into British law - a key step towards completing Brexit . Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May says " Brexit means Brexit " and she will seek the best deal for Britain, but has said she will not provide a "running commentary" on government strategy.

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Warplanes Bomb Aleppo As Fighting Rages Inside City

The Observatory said at least 20 were killed by sustained Russian and Syrian army strikes and artillery shelling on Friday and into the early hours of Saturday. A Syrian man holds a girl as he stands on the rubble of houses that were destroyed by Syrian government forces air strikes in Aleppo, Syria. On Friday, the worldwide medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders demanded that the Syrian government and its allies "halt the indiscriminate bombing that has killed and wounded ...

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William and Kate hail Canadian government's charity donation

To say the least, the Duke and Duchess have had a busy few days in Canada. And just because they're royal, doesn't mean they're afraid to get their hands dirty! The stylish royal turned heads in an elegant jacket from Canadian brand Smythe, which she paired with an ivory blouse from Somerset by Temperley with bow detailing, and a pair of skinny jeans from Zara.

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Is The New York Times Sitting On More Donald Trump Tax Documents?

Those consultants determined that "tax rules especially advantageous to wealthy filers would have allowed Mr. Trump to use his $916 million loss to cancel out an equivalent amount of taxable income over an 18-year period". Donald Trump and his allies scrambled Sunday to contain the fallout from a stunning New York Times story suggesting the Republican presidential nominee may have avoided paying federal taxes for years, arguing that it proves Trump is best qualified to fix the tax system.

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USA threatens to end cooperation unless Russian Federation stops Aleppo assault

Meanwhile the USA and Russian Federation escalated their war of words over the catastrophe as government forces kept up their assault on Aleppo's rebel-held quarters. U.S. national security agencies are reviewing options, including some new ones, on Syria, the second-ranking U.S. diplomat said on Thursday when asked what was the U.S.

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Explosions in NYC area: What we know Monday

Rahami is a naturalized United States citizen who was born in Afghanistan. Several people were taken to a hospital with injuries after a stabbing attack at the mall, which ended with the suspected attacker dead inside the mall. Authorities believe that that there is a terror cell located in NY and New Jersey following the weekend bomb attacks . The FBI was searching for a New Jersey resident of Afghan descent in connection with an explosion in a New York City neighborhood and at a New ...

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No. 1 Alabama welcomes Kentucky after week of distractions

But teams are in the locker room during the anthem at Nebraska's Memorial Stadium, so the next time the Huskers are in a game where players are on the field as it plays will be when they go to Ohio. Between the last two quarters vs New Mexico State, the entire game vs SC, and the first two quarters at Alabama, the defense allowed just 27 points (offense gave Alabama a defensive score in second quarter).

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United Kingdom leader says Brexit will begin 'before March 2017'

She says, "I will be saying in my speech today that we will trigger ( Article 50 ) before the end of March next year". The prime minister also said she would ask Parliament to repeal the European Communities Act , which automatically makes EU rules the law of the land in Britain.

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Fernandez-signed baseballs wash up on shore

Flowers were delivered to the family Tuesday from Dwyane Wade. But regardless of what happened during the game, the Marlins appreciated the Mets' support and respect before the game at Marlins Park. "And I think our guys want to honor that, and what we've learned from him and that joy that he played with". "I was definitely wrong". A Coast Guard Cutter found the boat around 3:30 a.m.

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Barack Obama to attend Shimon Peres funeral

Press set up in front of a podium erected to hold the coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Knesset, in Jerusalem, September 28, 2016. He wants Peres's voice to echo through the federation campus. But as he grew older, he began to be widely appreciated and respected as a sharply intelligent statesman who could charm the famous visitors who increasingly sought him out.

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Brexit minister says wants 'freest possible' trade with EU

On June 23, some 52 percent (17.4 million) of British people voted to leave the European Union after 43 years of membership. That means there can be no sudden and unilateral withdrawal: we must leave in the way agreed in law by Britain and other member states, and that means invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

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Here's surveillance footage, 911 call related to death of Reginald Thomas, Jr

Thomas was "dysfunctional" and bipolar, and had previous run-ins with police before Lindsay said. Pasadena police received a call from a cellphone around 2 a.m. "He was not responding because he was not, he was just out of it basically", Lindsay said. She claims officers hit him with batons and kicked him after he dropped the extinguisher.

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Oops: White House corrects status of Jerusalem in Obama transcript

Earlier in the day, Obama led tributes to Peres as world leaders bid farewell to the former Israeli leader. While Netanyahu has said repeatedly he is in favor of an independent Palestinian state, settlement activity during his tenure has intensified.

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Shimon Peres: The Israeli Hawk of Peace

Peres died aged 93 on 28 September after spending nearly a fortnight in a medically induced coma following a major stroke. The gesture evoked one made by former President Bill Clinton 21 years ago, when he eulogized Rabin, who was killed by a Jewish nationalist.

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Year-old boy dies after being shot at South Carolina elementary school

Jacob Hall was in critical condition following the shooting, and the other two victims appeared to not have life-threatening injuries. The teacher and other student injured were released Wednesday evening after being treated at a local health center, hospital officials said.

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Tim Kaine, Mike Pence prepare for undercard vice presidential debate

By comparison, their running mates, Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. The moderator will use the remaining time in the segment to dig deeper into the topic. Democratic Sen. It's the best chance to see the personality, temperament and policy positions of the running mates who are so often less visible. Democrats noted Pence has had a low approval rating in IN and said the rally was a sign that the two GOP candidates are in trouble, particularly Holcomb.

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PM: No doubt of Russian MH17 culpability

It did not explicitly say who had fired it, though all the land was controlled by separatists fighting Ukrainian forces. An investigation into criminal accountability continues. Investigators said they had proof, including communications intercepts and radar data, that a mobile Buk missile launcher had been moved into eastern Ukraine from Russian Federation, then was returned after the Boeing 777 was destroyed, de Borst said.

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Police clash with migrants and protesters outside Jungle camp

The Home Office said the United Kingdom government was committed to resettling vulnerable children under the Immigration Act and to ensuring those with links to Britain are brought here. Lord Alfred Dubs, the peer who helped force the Government to accept an amendment to the Immigration Act which requires the United Kingdom to accept lone minors, said "deeply saddened" the Government was still "dragging its feet".

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Tennessee Stuns Georgia With Insane Game-Winning Hail Mary As Time Expires

Today's Tennessee Vols vs Georgia Bulldogs college football game has a start time schedule of 3:30 PM ET EST time and will be airing on CBS. And they didn't stop believing when Jacob Eason threw what appeared to be the game-winning 47-yard touchdown pass to Riley Ridley with just:10 left.

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May says UK to start EU exit process by end-March

May also announced what she called a " great repeal bill " that will be introduced in parliament next year, and will remove the blanket European Communities Act from British law, and instead enshrine individual EU laws that Britain intends to keep.

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How Effective Was Shimon Peres' Social Media Push For Peace?

Former President Bill Clinton, in his eulogy , said he was in awe of what he called Peres' endless capacity to move beyond the most crushing setbacks to seize the possibilities of each new day. This is what is being mourned now, too: the loss, to Israelis and their allies, of the last figurehead of the "light unto the nations" that they once hoped Israel would become.


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