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Beating Manchester City is a big statement - Tottenham's Alli

City boss Pep Guardiola moaned: "They were better". His decision to play Fernando instead of Gundogan was presumably to counter Tottenham's aggression in midfield - but the Brazilian was left exposed time and again, while Fernandinho, playing in a more advanced role, was not almost as effective as in his usual anchoring position.

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Prince George Bids Canada One Last Adorable Farewell From Plane Window

In it, the Duke of Cambridge says that he and his wife are "incredibly grateful to the people of Canada for the warmth and hospitality they have extended to our family over the last week". The Duke and Duchess of Cambridges eight day royal tour of Canada is coming to a close. Next stop: London. It looks like Prince George might need to take a nap on the plane.

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Pope Francis encourages religious tolerance in Azerbaijan

Organizers had said they expected the Meshki sports stadium, capacity 27,000, to be full for the Mass, but only a few thousand people had taken their seats by the time Francis entered on his popemobile. While attention must be paid, he said, "in each case welcome, accompany, discern and integrate them" into the life of the church. "This is what Jesus would do today".

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Obama Tries to Rush Bill Clinton onto Air Force One

Some of these pictures showed Abbas appearing to shed tears for Peres as well as him shaking hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . The leader believed deeply that his nation's lasting security rested on a foundation of more tolerant relations with Palestinians and the larger Arab world.

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Trump pledges support to Egyptian president if elected

Egypt remains in flux after the country's chaotic revolution in 2011 that deposed President Hosni Mubarak, a movement that the Obama administration supported. Clinton's campaign and other Democrats have accused Trump of cozying up to Putin, who has built his foreign policy on thwarting USA goals and failing to confront Moscow over its annexation of Crimea in Ukraine.

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Surgical strikes by Army made India proud: Rajnath

When asked to react on Pakistan's claims that India has no proof of the existence of the surgical strike, Rajnath said "bas dekhte jaiye (just wait and watch)". You can go and meet the civilian population. However, Pakistan offered full cooperation to investigate the matter as it believed that the Uri attack was an operation carried out to malign divert the world attention from Kashmir.

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Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to more than 200

Rescue workers and fisherman recovered five more bodies on Sunday, taking the death toll in the September 21 shipwreck to 169, with another 169 migrants having been rescued. Egyptian authorities have so far in 2016 foiled 110 attempts to smuggle migrants to Europe. "There is hope, but we will not be able to overcome all the challenges in one, two or four years".

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Bernie Sanders defends Hillary Clinton after audio leak

The recording, from a 16 February fundraiser, was acquired by hackers and first published by the Washington Free Beacon this week. "Take a hard look at the needs of the American people". "I took it exactly the opposite way", Sanders told ABC. "There are young people who went deeply into debt, worked very hard to get a good education - they are living in their parents' basements and that's the point", he said .

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Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 7 headache is in China

Now Samsung, in an attempt to put users in China at ease about their safety regarding the Note 7, claims that their batteries were not to blame for the reported incident. Samsung last week announced a recall of 1,858 Note 7 phones in China but those devices were products distributed before the official September 1 launch .

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Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi September 11 bill becomes law

Republican leaders in Congress are having some second thoughts about overriding a presidential veto on a bill that allows families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the attacks. The Middle East will be the first foreign policy issue awaiting the next USA president. A group of 9/11 survivors and families of terrorism victims is pleased with Wednesday's veto override by Congress that will allow them to move forward with a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over the ...

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Stronger alliance with Vietnam seen

Earlier this month, he said he would not allow government forces to conduct joint patrols of disputed waters near the South China Sea with foreign powers, apparently scrapping a deal his predecessor reached with the USA military earlier this year.

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Hungarians to vote on European Union quotas to relocate refugees

Populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the European Union could not force Hungary to accept migrants on its soil, after low voter turnout voided his referendum aimed at rejecting a contested quota plan. "It is his first national defeat since 2006, the first time in a decade that the prime minister can not impose his will". To cement his power at home, Orban "plays with the EU's founding principle: he questions Europe's legal basis - which Hungary was involved in creating", Schulz ...

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Typhoon Megi leaves 4 dead, 268 injured in Taiwan

A damaged tent is seen as Typhoon Megi hits Hualien, eastern Taiwan, September 27, 2016. Typhoon Megi slammed into the coast of northeast Taiwan on Tuesday, injuring dozens and leaving nearly a million homes without power. Most of the injuries were obtained from falling and wind-blown objects. Schools and offices were closed across the island. More than 121 flights were delayed and 253 cancelled at Taoyuan International Airport, and seven were diverted to other Taiwanese airports.

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Oil prices inch higher as OPEC agrees to cut production

Oil prices surged 5% to over $48 a barrel Wednesday following reports that OPEC members reached a preliminary deal to freeze production. " OPEC has declared a truce on oil prices". Brent crude settled 1.1 per cent, or up US55 cents, at $US49.24 a barrel. Amos Hochstein, the USA energy envoy, said in a Reuters interview the deal will either lead to higher us production and trigger another price fall or allow us producers to expand market share.

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Kate Middleton breaks public eating habit on Canadian tour

And for TRH's special @ UBC jerseys! September 25th: For the Royals's first official day of engagements, Kate debuted a striking bespoke embroidered dress by Alexander McQueen based on designs from the brand's Resort '17 collection as she visited the Canadian Coast Guard and Vancouver First Responders Event at Kitsilano Coast Guard Station in Vancouver, Canada.

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Mexico's Colima volcano erupts, local communities evacuated

Almost 700 people from communities near the volcano were evacuated during eruptions in July past year. On Wednesday night, lava flowed some 300 meters (980 feet) from the crater down the south flank. A timelapse taken from a webcam observing the peak shows its most recent fiery outburst, raining molten rock and ash on the surrounding area. The national government has posted a guide warning people to cover their mouths and noses with wet handkerchiefs or facemasks in case they come into ...

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In Peres Eulogy, Obama Notes 'Unfinished Business of Peace'

Shimon Peres , former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize victor, was buried on Friday in Jerusalem in the presence of world leaders. Obama reminded the audience that Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was present at the funeral, calling it "a gesture and a reminder of the unfinished business of peace".

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Dutch angry after Russia MH17 denials

On Friday morning Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs summed the Russian ambassador in The Hague to discuss Russia's statements about the integrity of the MH17 investigation. The surface-to-air weapon that destroyed the jetliner at 33,000 feet was sacked from farmland in the rebel-held area of Pervomaiskiy, the investigation found.

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Lewis Hamilton retires while leading in Malaysia

This is only the latest in a string of mechanical problems that have beset Hamilton's attempts to retain his title this year. "However, Hamilton appeared to have calmed down when he addressed the written media two hours later and added: "On one side, we have had the most incredible success for these two years of which I am so grateful".

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Bahrain minister in surprise tribute to Israel's Peres

The former Israeli president passed away Wednesday at the age of 93 after battling poor health in the past year following a stroke. In later life he was beloved as a public figure by most of Israel in his largely ceremonial role as president between 2007-2014.

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European Union agrees to ratify Paris Agreement

Although the European Union prides itself on being a global leader on climate change action, the bloc had lagged in its ratification of the agreement - a step that China and the United States completed earlier this month. However, in a signal that lifted hopes for a deal, the Polish government gave the go-ahead to domestic approval of the Paris pact this week, with Mucha saying it could be adopted by parliament in "the coming days".

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British PM sets out timetable to leave European Union by 2019

May said the repeal would go into effect after Brexit is completed. "Let me be clear: we are not leaving the European Union only to give up control of immigration again", she said. Triggering Article 50 will allow British and European Union negotiations to begin talks on what the UK's relationship will be with the remaining 27 members of the political and economic bloc.

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London based MQM ban Farooq Sattar

The statement further said that Dr Sattar was not a parliamentary leader of the MQM any longer, so all legislators were free to submit their resignations. Pakistan paid no heed to Nusrat's appeal and went on to appoint Dr. Farooq Sattar as convener of its Rabita Committee. Dr Sattar was earlier the party's senior deputy convener.

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Notre Dame's defense is getting destroyed by Syracuse and the Internet

Thanks to the nonexistent depth at wide receiver for Notre Dame, plenty of unknowns have had the chance to make their mark early on for the Irish, and none has impressed more than the true freshman Stepherson. The more things change, the more they stay the same. "That's what I was looking to get back", Kelly said. "They're obviously in transition but they're ready to put their best foot forward".

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MNS chief Raj Thackeray threatens ban on Salman Khan films

What do you think. "Pakistani artistes are just artistes and not terrorists". The 65 year-old actor also called the ban on Pakistani actors insignificant as they all are working her with a valid visa. Further escalating his attack on Khan, Thackeray said when Tamil Nadu and Karnataka can stand up for the Cauvery issue, why can't the actors stand for the country.

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French police fire tear gas at pro-migrant protesters in Calais

By some estimates there could be as many as 1,000 children now based at the so-called "Jungle" camp who have no parents, guardians or family with them. French president Francois Hollande has pledged to close the Calais camp by the end of the year and transfer thousands of migrants around France while their asylum cases are examined.

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Russian Federation key culprit in MH17 Criminal Investigation

Criminal investigators from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine this week said they had "irrefutable evidence" that a BUK missile slammed into the plane and was sacked from a field in a part of eastern Ukraine then controlled by pro-Russian rebels.

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When it comes to Trump's taxes and finances, much is unknown

In response, the Trump campaign claimed the 1995 document "was illegally obtained" and said the article proved that the Times and the "establishment media" are an arm of the Clinton campaign. "Donald Trump's campaign is showing all the signs of entering a spiral", Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon said. Cuban, a guest of Clinton at the debate, criticized Trump over the comment.

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Hurricane Matthew shifts route towards Haiti

This general motion is expected to continue today, followed by a turn toward the north tonight. The United States is moving hundreds of employees from the Guantanamo naval base ahead of powerful Hurricane Matthew , which is expected to bring 150-mph winds and up to 40 inches of rain in Jamaica and Cuba on Monday .

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Shimon Peres: five key facts on former Israel premier

In a heartfelt eulogy, Obama said that Peres showed that "justice and hope" are at the heart of Israel's Zionist ideals. [Reuters]US President Barack Obama , in the final eulogy of the service, called for an end to hostilities and said Mr Abass's decision to visit Jerusalem was 'a gesture and a reminder of the unfinished business of peace'.

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Hearing set for teen held in SC school shooting

Jacob Hall, the 6-year-old who was shot by a teenager at his SC school on Thursday, died Saturday, according to the Anderson County corner's office. Hall, 6, died at 12:56 p.m., Saturday, Shore said. Hollingsworth had shepherded students inside to safety and urged medics to tend to injured children before treating her, he said. The teenager was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder.

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Russian Federation to summon Dutch ambassador over MH17 crash probe

One of those family members, Robby Oehlers, whose niece Daisy was killed in the crash, told Reuters the investigation had identified 100 suspects and determined the rocket was launched from within rebel held territory. A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, global prosecutors said yesterday.

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This Is What Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

All 298 on board of the plane died. The Joint Investigation Team, which comprised investigative authorities from The Netherlands, Ukraine, Malaysia, Australia and Belgium, released its interim report into the MH17 disaster on September 28 in The Hague.

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Woman killed in head-on crash on Highway 2 near High River

The 68-year-old man, from Minnedosa driving the semi, was not injured. A section of the Trans-Canada Highway was closed between Highway 240 and Highway 13 for several hours Sunday. The woman who was driving the vehicle was killed in the collision, while the driver of the SUV - a 32-year-old man - was taken to hospital in Calgary via STARS air ambulance.

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After a 32-year wait, Enugu Rangers have won the NFPL title

Egbuchulam got the third and fourth goals in the 64th and 94th minutes to hand rangers the title. Some of the dignitaries present at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium were the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, Senator Obinna Ogba. "I know we were champions after the hard fought win at Ikorodu United but I wanted us to be pronounced officially as champions after the final day clash against El Kanemi Warriors".


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