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Turkey: Battle for Iraq's Mosul could spark sectarian strife

It quoted an Iraqi news agency as saying that four militants, including Baghdadi, were suffering from "severe poisoning" and "have been transferred to an unknown location under strict measures". It is expected that his food got poisoned by an assassin. Baghdadi, who was declared a terrorist by the United States in 2011, has been severely wounded on multiple occasions and carries a US$10 million bounty on his head.

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Sanders Sees No Slight in Clinton's Basement-Dweller Comments

I think what she said - and, by the way, during the campaign, we do have our differences, Secretary Clinton and I do disagree on issues. Hillary Clinton described Bernie Sanders supporters as basement dwellers who just want free stuff.

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Brexit unlikely to be complete over a two year period - Hayes

It will only take effect once Britain has left the European Union , a two-year process which will begin when London calls on Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and officially notifies the bloc of its intention to leave. She has said that her government will trigger the EU's exit clause late next March. A commission spokesman rejected any idea that preparatory work on the negotiations could begin ahead of the United Kingdom notifying its intention to leave.

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Weld defends Johnson after 'Aleppo moment'

Weld, a former MA governor, told CNN's Randi Kaye that Johnson was a "deep person", but that the format of the MSNBC town hall where the embarrassing moment occurred had not played to Johnson's strengths. "He is sound in those areas". "So the Chicago Tribune today endorses Libertarian Gary Johnson for president of the United States". "But I'm giving you the whole world!" But after watching Monday's debate, Cameron still views Johnson as the lesser of three evils.

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Thibaut Courtois clarifies intent to return to Spain

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois insists they're still title contenders. For how long, we will see. Courtois bemoaned the slow start Chelsea made against both Liverpool and Arsenal and feels they must be better prepared in the future.

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Hurricane Matthew strengthens slightly, continues to move north

Because of the uncertainty in the track, all areas along the southeastern USA coastline from Florida to North Carolina should monitor the storm closely over the next several days. A man died in Colombia, and a 16-year-old died in St. Vincent and the Grenadines last week. Matthew is a powerful tropical cyclone over the Caribbean Sea and is now a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane.

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India ratifies historic Paris climate deal

India is scheduled to deposit the ratification instruments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the United Nations on October 2, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's birth, who believed in a minimum carbon footprint. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also insisted that rich countries shoulder a larger burden of reducing emissions, because they have polluted the most since the Industrial Revolution.

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New York Orders Halt to Trump Foundation Fundraising

The office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a Democrat, says the notice of violation order was sent to the Donald J. Trump Foundation on Friday. The report said Trump hasn't made a charitable donation to his foundation since 2008. "The announcement comes after the New York Times reported Mr Trump paid no taxes for almost two decades having declared losses approaching $1bn, according to three pages of his 1995 tax returns".

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Obama, Merkel condemn Russian, Syrian strikes on Aleppo

Russian Federation has said it will carry on bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo in Syria, defying United States demands to stop. "It's not clear why he was laughing considering his country is being accused of war crimes in Aleppo", Bays said.

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British troops 'to be exempted from human rights law'

In the wake of a number of legal claims being brought against British soldiers, the government will announce on Tuesday (4 October) its plans to exempt them from the jurisdiction of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Under the new plan, the United Kingdom government would put a time limit for new claims, after which no cases will be accepted. Troops will continue to operate under a comprehensive legal framework in accordance with International Humanitarian Law - including the ...

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TV star Kim Kardashian Robbed At Gunpoint In Paris, Unharmed

Five attackers, wearing ski masks and clothes with police markings, struck around 3 am inside the exclusive apartment block where Kardashian was staying while attending Paris Fashion Week. There was no word on where she was going. The French Interior Ministry said the culprits were disguised as police officers. Kim's mum Kris Jenner was spotted leaving the apartment and indicated that her daughter was doing OK.

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Ron Paul criticizes Gary Johnson, praises Jill Stein

But he said Johnson's stance on issues like the environment and the economy could prevent his supporters from getting behind the third-party candidate. He and running mate Bill Weld, former governor of MA, have been lauded as the strongest Libertarian presidential ticket possibly in history. Yet looking back at Ross Perot in 1992, some Libertarians must have some questions about what could have been for the party.

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Morgan Stanley estimates Deutsche settlement over United States fine at $6 billion

USA officials had earlier pressed Deutsche Bank to pay $14 billion to settle the case, which concerns allegations the German bank knowingly sold toxic mortgage-backed securities between 2006 and 2008 that helped lead to the financial crisis.

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Pakistan violates ceasefire, shells LoC with 120 mm mortar bombs

Tensions have been high in the region since the killing of a young Kashmiri separatist in July, which was followed by weeks of imposed curfew and deadly protests in the Indian-controlled portion. He also said the BSF never gave orders for evacuation of villagers living along the International Border in the aftermath of the surgical strike. She said that the militaries of both Pakistan and India are in touch and we believe that that continued communication is vital to reduce these tensions.

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Indian, Pakistani NSAs Speak, Agree to 'Reduce Tensions': Sartaj Aziz

Jammu : Violating the ceasefire again, Pakistani troops today opened fire on forward areas along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. The attack was similar to last month's strike when militants sneaked into the Uri army base - also in Baramulla - and killed 19 soldiers.

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Militants attack Indian army camp in Kashmir, 1 killed

The third violation of the 2003 ceasefire agreement occurred in Sabjiyan sector of Poonch when Pakistan Army used mortars and heavy fire arms to target Indian posts. "A gunfight has started after the militants' firing was retaliated." a senior police officer told IANS on phone from Baramulla town. "Our aim is to bring all political parties on one page", Sharif's aide and lawmaker Talal Chaudhry said on Pakistani TV channels.

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Bill Clinton Holds Up Air Force One

Makdi Khaldi, a diplomatic adviser to the Palestinian president, said Abbas had made a decision to attend after receiving an invitation from the Peres family, but he also felt it served the "Palestinian interest". He also spoke at the funeral, giving a warm eulogy in which he said Peres's "critics often claimed he was a naive, overly optimistic dreamer". The two men had been political rivals, and Netanyahu recalled a late-night discussion on Israel's future with Peres in which they debated ...

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Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Says China, Russia Supportive When He Complained Of US

In his speech, the President once again deplored the U.S. President Barack Obama, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and other global groups who have been criticizing him in his drugs war. A total of two thousand troops from the two sides are taking part in the war games, including in waters close to flashpoint areas of the South China Sea.

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Beijing Welcomes Philippine President Duterte's Planned Visit to China

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 Nations mission to investigate the alleged extrajudicial executions".

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Georgian Orthodox Church leaders snub Pope Francis visit

In another setback, a delegation of the Georgian Orthodox church, Ilia II, did not attend, when it had been expected by the Vatican. The main event of the day is an evening visit to the Orthodox cathedral. Aliyev donated the plot of land on the outskirts of the capital for church, and local Muslims and Jews helped build it. Azerbaijan is renowned for its magnificent carpets.

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Carolinas bracing for possible direct hurricane hit

Haiti has been evacuating residents from exposed sandy islands off the southern coast. The storm's center will near eastern Cuba tomorrow (Tuesday evening). hurricane specialist John Cangilosi said. "Although our track is to the east of Florida, interests there should remain vigilant, and we can't rule out the possibility of impacts", Pasch said.

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US suspends negotiations with Russia over Syria ceasefire

The moves also come amid widespread allegations of Russian hackers tampering in the US presidential election and several days after a report by a Dutch-led investigation confirmed that the missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 came from Russia .

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UK Network EE Teases Arrival of Pixel Phones

Google is calling the event "tenfour". A separate reveal by TheTrademarkNinja shows an European Union trademark application filed by the company with an official logo that reads "G Pixel Phone by Google", which confirms that the devices are in fact going to be "Pixel" smartphones.

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Taliban launch fresh attack on Afghan city of Kunduz

An aid worker told CNN that a large number of local people started fleeing their homes following the assault by Taliban , saying they were reminded of the September 2015 attack. The Pentagon says U.S. troops are ready to assist in the fight over the city, saying that a number of U.S. "enablers" are already in the area to provide whatever support the government seeks.

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This Is The Woman The Clinton Campaign Wants Voters To Know

Clinton also said Trump referred to the Venezuela-born Machado as "Miss Housekeeping". Alicia Machado , an actress, activist and former Miss Universe , has become the kind of character witness with the potential to seriously damage Donald J.

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Brexit must leave before mid-2019 election - EU President

Johnson was not subsequently backed up by Prime Minister Theresa May , who repeated her position the provision would not be triggered this year. "She has said she will deliver on the Brexit vote and she won't kick it into the long grass, but she will do it when she considers she can secure the best deal for Britain".

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Putin suspends nuclear deal with US

Putin's decree cited as reasons for Moscow's move the "emerging threat to strategic stability as a result of USA unfriendly actions", as well as Washington's failure to meet its end of the deal. A monitoring group said more than 400 civilians have been killed in and around Aleppo since the collapse of a USA and Russian-brokered cease-fire two weeks ago, mainly in the rebel-held east.

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Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian 'day to day' with shoulder injury

Carolina has already lost two more games than they did last season, and they trail Atlanta by two games in the NFC South. For the second straight week, play was suspended during the fourth quarter at Raymond James Stadium because of lightning.

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Syrian, Russian warplanes bomb Aleppo, over 70 civilians reported dead

One official said the USA was "not sure" the gridlock around the failed cease-fire agreement could be resolved, while another official added it would take "extraordinary steps" for Russian Federation to preserve the agreement. Then, four medics were killed in a bombing raid, presumably by Syria or Russian Federation. Much of the world hailed the outcome, and a rare calm followed over war-ravaged parts of Syria for several days.

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Bridgegate Plotter Says Christie Laughed When He Heard About Shutdown Scheme

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie responded coyly to news that gridlock had overtaken the town of Fort Lee, goon-turned-witness David Wildstein said. Federal Courthouse after a hearing, Monday, Sept. Prosecutors showed jurors photos of Christie meeting with Baroni and Wildstein at the 9/11 event. To which Christie allegedly replied in a sarcastic reference to Wildstein's past life as the pseudonymous political blogger Wally Edge: "Well, I'm sure Mr.

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Hungary holds referendum on migrant plan

He said that more than 90% of those who did vote supported Prime Minister Viktor Orban's "No" position. However, the validity of the referendum is in question, as whether over 50 percent of all eligible voters would appear and cast valid ballots.

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Scale of Hurricane Matthew captured from space

Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie says authorities will today make a second attempt at relocating Port Royal residents. "This is a serious and life threatening storm", Governor Rick Scott said. "Tropical storm or hurricane conditions could affect portions of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina later this week or this weekend, even if the center of Matthew remains offshore", the hurricane center said in its official forecast.

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We are fully prepared for any escalation: Manohar Parrikar

A 13-year-old cease-fire in Kashmir has been tested recently as each side blames the other for a series of deadly violations of the fragile truce. He pointed out that Pakistan has not probed Indian surgical attacks on terror launch pads along the Line of Control (LoC) since they are "still in shock".

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Cross-border terror a challenge to India: Modi

Modi said Singapore is "one of India's strongest well-wishers" and that Lee a strong advocate of bilateral relationship. In New Delhi , PM Lee will be hosted for lunch by PM Modi. Besides that, External affair Minister Sushma Swaraj will also call on the Prime Minister of Singapore. India will appoint Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Syrian army urges rebels to leave Aleppo city, pledging safe exit

Russian news agencies Saturday quoted foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as warning that USA military operations against the Syrian army would trigger "terrible, tectonic consequences" across the Middle East. "The health care system in eastern Aleppo is all but obliterated", he said. Doctors have resorted to triage, prioritizing those they believe have the best chance of survival, the activist said.


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