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2016 vice presidential debate: What time Kaine, Pence face off and more

Because of the recent attention both Trump and his running mate Pence have received regarding climate change, there is a good chance that topic will make its way into the vice presidential debate, although the subject areas to be discussed at the debate have not been released.

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Bombing in Aleppo puts another major hospital out of service

Two barrel bombs hit the M10 hospital on Saturday, according to the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), which supports the facility. The M10, Aleppo's largest surgical hospital, was hit Saturday for the second time in four days. In west Aleppo, rebel rocket fire killed 15 civilians and wounded 40 on Friday, state television reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based opposition monitoring group, says government forces advanced in the north of the city.

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Putin confirms war crime allegations by one more hospital bombing

Russians warned the United States to avoid the direct action against the government regime, otherwise, it would cause negative consequences across the whole Middle East, news agency Sputnik reported Saturday. Fighting in Aleppo intensified a week into a new Russian-backed Syrian government offensive to capture rebel-held eastern Aleppo and destroy the last urban stronghold of a revolt against Assad that began in 2011.

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Collins says night out helped West Ham to get back on track

The game was one of mixed emotion. At the moment we are not playing great football in terms of creating chances. "I get the impression that there are lots of people out there who want to see the migration to our new stadium fail, and will take every given opportunity, big or small, to knock what we are trying to do".

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Bill Clinton Keeps Obama Waiting on the Tarmac

Rabin was assassinated by an ultranationalist Israeli in 1995 over the interim peace deals that he and Peres reached with the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat . Peres' son-in-law and personal physician, Dr. Rafi Walden, said Obama had called the family overnight on Wednesday during Peres' final hours and spoke to Peres' daughter, Tzvia.

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Kerry asks Pakistan not to allow safe haven for terrorists

It began its efforts on Tuesday when it engaged Bric members, including Pakistan's closest ally China at the United Nations, seeking their support in isolating Islamabad following the Uri attack. "Pakistan awards terrorists and there is no space for humanity there", he added. We hope that the situation between India and Pakistan will not escalate.

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Strong typhoon slams Taiwan, wounds 32 people

No injuries were immediately reported. Later in the afternoon, the state-operated Taiwan Railways Administration also suspended all trains, including local trains along the western half of the island. Over two million households have lost power and more than 35,000 households are without water. It is expected to make a second landfall in Fujian Wednesday morning, bringing heavy rain and gales to Fujian and neighboring provinces.

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Pakistan goes global to deny cross border strikes

Pakistan claims that two of its soldiers were killed in the attacks. The Indian army launched surgical strikes on terror camps across the LoC in the early hours of September 29 in which, the Indian Army said, a large number of terrorists waiting to infiltrate India were killed.

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Ryder Cup 2016: Officials to remove disruptive fans from course

Europe's Rory McIlroy - who went off in Match 1 Sunday against American Patrick Reed - was targeted Saturday walking between the seventh and eighth holes at Hazeltine by a heckler who goaded him over his relationship with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

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Haiti warning issued ahead of Hurricane Matthew's arrival

Residents nail boards over a storefront window as protection against hurricane Matthew in Jamaica's capital city Kingston, Saturday, October 1, 2016. Matthew is "expected to track northward from eastern Cuba to the Bahamas Tuesday into Wednesday" and after that could arrive on or near the East Coast of the US, writes AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski .

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Kaine-Pence vice presidential debate Oct.4 at Longwood University

Pence, the Republican governor of IN, is on the GOP ticket with Donald Trump. United Democratic Headquarters: Three screens show the vice presidential candidates debate, 6 p.m. The only way Birdsell could see the debate affecting the polls is if "something truly unprecedented" happened. In fact, since 1920 when Massachusetts Gov.

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Duterte says sorry to Jews after Hitler allusion

FILE - In this August 25, 2016, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures with a fist bump during his visit to the Philippine Army's Camp Mateo Capinpin at Tanay township, Rizal province east of Manila, Philippines. "But what President Duterte said is not only profoundly inhumane, but it demonstrates an appalling disrespect for human life that is truly heartbreaking for the democratically elected leader of a great country", Lauder said in a statement issued from Jerusalem, ...

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Hurricane Matthew on Course for Northern Caribbean

Parts of Haiti, Cuba and Jamaica are on alert, as Matthew's maximum sustained winds were measured at 140 miles per hour Saturday afternoon. A hurricane watch is also in effect for the Cuban province of Camaguey; southeastern Bahamas, including the Inaguas, Mayaguana, Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, and Ragged Islands; and Turks and Caicos Islands.

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Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is part of India: BJP

Villagers living along the "Line of Control" in Kashmir protested against the shelling of their village by the Indian army, as tensions flare between India and Pakistan over the disputed border area. An AFP correspondent in the Punjab village of Naushera Dhalla said most of its 4,500 residents had moved out, leaving only a small number of men to guard their land.

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Colombia peace vote: FARC to pay victims of war

From dawn citizens began to arrive to the polling stations and other places equipped for the significant vote, a mandatory procedure led to legitimize the consensus and open the doors to the implementation of the agreement reached between both parties with the objective to end a long war.

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Investigation Into MH17 Crash 'Doomed to Fail' if All Evidence Not Considered

On Monday, Russia again sought to deflect the blame for the MH17 disaster, releasing what it said were radar images showing that no missile fired from rebel-held territory in the east could have hit the plane. "Russia is disappointed that the situation around the investigation of the Boeing catastrophe is not changing", its foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement, adding: "The conclusions...

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Aleppo hospital hit, army presses assault

Russian Federation also cautioned the USA against counter-attacking Syrian government troops, stating such assaults would result in "terrible, tectonic consequences" across the Middle East, according to the Associated Press . If loyalist fighters seize al-Heluk, Bustan al-Basha and Sakhur - all rebel-controlled neighborhoods in Aleppo's north - they will confine opposition factions to a small section of the city's southeast.

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Kate Middleton & Prince William Get Balloon Animals Made with George & Charlotte!

The royals spoke to First Nations operators of Single Track to Success, a community youth organization that offers mountain bike training to youth. The kids welcomed the royals with a song, pronouncing the names of wolves, bears and rabbits in their own language.

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India backs off major retaliation over Kashmir raid, for now

Calling upon India and Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue on terrorism and Kashmir, the official kept clear of Mr. Sharif's request for US intervention. Pakistan's efforts to raise the stakes on the Kashmir issue, including by rattling its nuclear arsenal, has misfired. Sharif said in his speech at United Nations that Pakistan fully supported Kashmiris' right to self-determination and demanded an "independent enquiry" into the "extrajudicial killings" in Kashmir.Kashmiris' right to ...

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Gary Johnson Struggles to Name a Foreign Leader

But within Johnson's slice of the electorate, he captured support from 13 percent of male voters - the core of Trump's support - and almost 21 percent of voters in the Republican stronghold of west MI. "Who is your favorite foreign leader?" We were two-term governors and I think Gary's very, very solid. Johnson's campaign released the letter from Dr.

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Lee Grant's Incredible Save Against Against Manchester United's Jesse Lingaard

Joe Allen's close-range finish earned struggling Stoke a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford as Manchester United were made to pay for sloppy finishing. "Every game is massive", Mourinho said on Friday. The Europa League is a competition that disturbs more than domestic competitions, because you play Thursdays and it's hard". Prior to that, they face a Monday night match at arch rivals Liverpool , with a trip to Chelsea next in the Premier League , and a crunch game against Manchester City in ...

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Fed Keeps Rates Steady, Signals One Hike By Year End

The US Federal Reserve is concerned about a new "bubble" on the market, similar to the one that caused the financial crisis of 2008, said Fed Chair Janet Yellen . Investors reacted with skepticism to the shallower rate path projections. US interest rates are staying the same-for now. The Fed chose to leave interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, in a predictable decision that indicates improvements in the economy, but not enough strength to bear higher borrowing costs.

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South Australia pays the price for heavy reliance on renewable energy

Asked whether he'd been disingenuous to link the SA storm with the state's renewables he said "energy policy and climate change are two sides of the one coin". "Because right now in this country we have a hodgepodge of renewable energy targets that are spread differently across the state, territory and federal governments and that's not ideal from an economic position", he told reporters in Melbourne.

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India ratifies Paris climate change deal

The overall goal of the Paris Agreement is for countries to take action to keep global temperature rise this century below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels while at the same time using best efforts to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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President in two-day working visit to Vietnam

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that an upcoming military joint exercise with the United States would be the last between the two allies, but pledged to honor their longstanding security treaty. While formal invites have not yet been issued to the various organisations, the UN's Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions said: "I welcome the reports recently [conveyed] through the media that the president and government of the Philippines will invite a United ...

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Amman denounces Israel killing of Jordanian attacker

This week four Palestinian civilians were killed by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank meanwhile Israeli warplanes attacks targets in Gaza. The incident came after four Palestinians and one Jordanian were killed by Israeli forces in recent days amid an upsurge in violence in the occupied Palestinian territory.

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Nepal To Hold Talks With SAARC Members For New Summit Dates

Nepal, the Chair of SAARC, was informed about the postponement of the 19th Summit of the regional bloc by the host country, Pakistan. The summit, which was slated for November in Islamabad, was postponed after majority members of the regional grouping pulled out of the conference on different grounds, including India's claimed that Pakistan bases terrorists attacked its army base in Kashmir on September 18.

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Deal reached to keep United States government running, help Flint

Behind-the-scenes maneuvering and campaign-season gamesmanship between Republicans and Democrats had slowed efforts to pass the temporary spending measure, once among the most routine of Capitol Hill's annual measures. "Congress can take its rightful place in fulfilling its obligation and its responsibility to help my hometown recover". In making their demands, Democrats were taking advantage of the GOP's desire not to be blamed for a government shutdown just weeks before the November election.

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Abbas Shakes Netanyahu's Hand at Peres Funeral: "Good to See You!"

Threats are forever present. Peres, who served as Israel's prime minister, president and foreign minister during his extraordinary career, died Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke two weeks earlier. "Even in the face of terrorist attacks, repeated disappointments at the negotiating table, he insisted that Palestinians must be seen as equal in dignity to Jews and therefore equal in self-determination".

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Wits student poll results - we want to learn

Out of 21 730 people that voted, 77% voted yes. Meanwhile, the African National Congress Youth League has called on students across the country to follow a decision made by some Wits students, who voted to go back to classes. In this regard, management commits to working towards this goal with all stakeholders in the sector, including student leaders. "The University believes that the voices of the majority of students and staff need to be heard", Wits said in a press statement.

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Mets' James Loney Demonstrably Drops Bat After Hitting Go-Ahead HR vs. Phillies

Chris Owings hit a two-run homer to break a 3-3 tie and lift Arizona to the win. The Mets added two insurance runs in the eighth for a 5-1 lead with the Phillies allowing an infield popup to drop for a run, and Bruce produced his third RBI with a single through the shift.

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Hillary Clinton hails Angela Merkel as a favorite world leader

At the end of last month, after her Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) party lost two state elections due to the open-door policy, Mrs Merkel admitted she regretted letting nearly a million refugees pour in through Germany's borders previous year.

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OPEC members seal deal on oil production cut

West Texas Intermediate crude for November delivery rose seven cents, or 0.15%, to $47.90 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Analysts at Goldman Sachs said higher crude prices will spur non-OPEC output, particularly USA shale oil.

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Brat backs override of president's veto of 9/11 bill

Saudi Arabia could reduce security and intelligence cooperation with Washington after a US Senate allows 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom. White House spokesman Josh Earnest mocked lawmakers for shifting "within minutes" from overwhelmingly voting to override the veto to wanting to change the law.

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SC emergency officials prepare for Hurricane Matthew

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM EDT shows strengthening Hurricane Matthew moving westward at 14 miles per hour across the Caribbean basin. The slow-moving storm is forecast to dump as much as 40 inches (101 cm) of rain in Haiti and up to 25 inches (64 cm) in Jamaica, the Miami-based hurricane center said.


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