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USA suspends contacts with Russian Federation over Syria

One mortar landed near the residential compound and two more by the embassy building, the ministry said, adding that no one was harmed. Meanwhile, Russia has suspended an agreement with the United States on the disposal of surplus weapons-grade plutonium, the latest sign of worsening bilateral relations.

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White House says ´patience with Russian Federation has run out´

Russian Federation said it regretted the decision, accusing the U.S. of trying to shift the blame over the failed deal. In central Hama province, Russian strikes killed six members of the Jaish al-Izzah rebel group, which has received USA backing, according to the Observatory.

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Fans pour into Turner Field for the last time

Hall of Famers Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz strolled out together in their familiar Braves jerseys, the crowd saving its biggest cheer for the remarkable trio. The Tigers only real threat off Teheran came in the second, when J.D. Martinez singled and Nick Castellanos walked with one out. Kathy Peoples of Atlanta sports her Braves socks to the final Braves game at Turner Field on Sunday, Oct.

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United States suspends contact with Russian Federation over Syria

The U.S. and Russian Federation had negotiated a short-lived and largely unsuccessful cease-fire that included a military coordination deal. "Everybody's patience with Russian Federation has run out", White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday, blaming Moscow for undermining the fight against Islamic State and for indiscriminate bombing that has killed civilians and targeted hospitals in Syria.

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Russia Accuses U.S. Of Supporting Terrorism In Syria Crisis

Moscow vowed to press on with its offensive in Syria, and accused the United States of "de facto support for terrorism" in the country, while U.S. officials searched for a tougher response to Russia's decision to seek a military victory on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Turkey suspends more than 12000 police officers in coup probe: statement

The military coup attempt took place in Turkey on July 15. It says the state of emergency is needed to hunt down suspects in the failed putsch, blamed by authorities on US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen. "One of the decisions taken by the cabinet is an extension of the 90-day state of emergency and its renewal from 1 a.m. on October 19", Kurtulmus told reporters after the weekly cabinet meeting in Ankara .

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Turkey to suspend 12800 police officers for coup links

The Turkish police headquarters, in a statement posted on its website, said that those suspended were "in cohesion with or connected to" Gulen, who resides in the U.S. "The decrees and the state of emergency became an excuse for Erdogan to silence us", Guven said. Also under the state of emergency, Turkish police raided the Istanbul headquarters of prominent pro-Kurdish television channel IMC TV, cutting all transmissions while it was live on air.

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Pence to show 'feisty' side at VP debate with Kaine

A mild-mannered Midwesterner with strong conservative credentials, he who previously has tried to soften Trump's criticism of a military family and toughen the businessman's stance on Russian Federation. An AP-GfK poll released last Saturday found 47 percent of respondents said they didn't know enough about Pence to discuss his favorability and 54 percent said the same about Kaine.

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McIlroy thrilled with Ryder Cup partner

Jack Nicklaus, the 18-time major victor who was Palmer's long-time rival, opened the Ryder Cup on Thursday by saying, "We all feel his loss and we dedicate these games to his honour". Don't get me wrong, I'm not mocking Reed. It was the greatest Ryder Cup singles match in history. I congratulate Watson, who completely turned around my perception of him without even playing.

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It's the modem way - Zabaleta on Guardiola's internet ban

That came away at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday but City already look a different proposition under the Catalan. Zabaleta, away with Argentina for their World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Paraguay, told reporters: "He cuts off the internet and we are incommunicado.

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Could 9/11 Lawsuit Bill Fallout Derail Oil's OPEC Production Cut Rally?

Other analysts said the market is likely to be cautious until the details of the deal are worked out, while traders will also be watching whether non-OPEC producers such as Russian Federation, the United States and Canada will also make cuts.

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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour in Wales should get behind leadership

With leading MPs calling for action to be taken against abusive members, and with the potential of fierce rows about candidate selection on the horizon, NEC members will likely find themselves on the frontline of major disputes. "A Labour government will not offer false promises, we will not sow divisions or fan the flames of fear", he will say. Backed by trade unions and historically the party of Britain's working classes, Labour's support in former industrial regions in northern and ...

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US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Ohio man on death row

Hamm has argued in his appeals that a Tennessee robbery case was wrongly tied to his Alabama prosecution, and he contends his defense lawyers were ineffective during his trial. The Washington football team's request was something of a Hail Mary pass, as well. The government said the law that governs trademarks prevents registration of so-called disparaging trademarks, and some Native American groups consider the name offensive.

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Hungary anti-migrant referendum is invalid: election office

Those who voted have in effect rejected the EU's plan to relocate 160,000 migrants across the bloc, meaning Hungary would have to take in 1,294 asylum seekers. If successful, the referendum would put pressure on the European Union to scrap the migrant quotas altogether. "Obviously the government tries to sell this as a success, but this is not success: it shows Fidesz could not mobilize more voters than its own voter base plus the Jobbik voters", said Republikon Institute analyst ...

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'Superhero funeral' for SC school shooting victim

Jacob died on Saturday after being shot at Townville Elementary school with another student and a teacher. Bridges said the family wants to celebrate what Jacob enjoyed instead of focusing on negative memories. A drive organised by the town's volunteer fire brigade had collected more than 200 units of blood late on Sunday afternoon. Two other people were shot - a first-grade teacher and another 6-year-old student - but both survived.

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UN official decries 'calamity' in Syria's Aleppo

The decision comes five days after Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to pause talks with Russian Federation meant to restore a ceasefire agreement. plan for aid convoys in Syria during the month of October, U.N. spokesman Jens Laerke said, noting that the last "cross line" convoy was on September 25.

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USA ends talks with Russian Federation over Syria

Suspension will not affect communications between the two countries over Syria. "We regret this decision by Washington to curtail the work of the specialist groups in Geneva to withdraw their experts and to limit contacts only to the area of avoiding any conflicts", said foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (seen below) on Monday.

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What's Behind Philippine President's Visit to China Amid S China Sea Tensions

Earlier this month, he said he no longer wants the Philippines to participate in joint sea patrols with other countries - seemingly again turning his nose up at the US and his predecessor's agreement with Washington to start joint patrols in the disputed South China Sea.

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Tensions high between Polish gov't, abortion ban opponents

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has said in an interview that the street isn't the appropriate place to discuss abortion - which led Save Women to ask during Saturday's protest : "So, what is the appropriate place to discuss it, if you threw out our draft bill in parliament?" However, a new proposal , now under the examination of a parliamentary commission, would make all abortions illegal and punishable by a prison sentence both for the patient and the doctor.

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Jesus would welcome gays and transgender people, says Pope

The attempt to "change mentalities" was "ideological colonisation", he said . The pope described teaching kids about being transgender as "indoctrination". Pope Francis on Sunday arrived in mainly Muslim Azerbaijan on the last leg of his peace tour of the volatile ex-Soviet Caucasus region, just months after visiting arch-foe Armenia.

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Matthew Reaches Jamaica - Haiti in the Bullseye

Hurricane Matthew's latest position and satellite around 1:45 PM. By the time it is offshore the Georgia/South Carolina coast... it will likely be a Category 2 or 3 storm. Those impacts could begin as early as Wednesday night and continue into the weekend before Matthew exits to our north and east. That will take the center of what is still expected to be a major Hurricane Matthew alarmingly close to the coast of Florida.

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Kaine vs. Pence: All even at the start, poll shows

There was little difference in these numbers compared to the CNN/ORC poll of likely voters taken at the beginning of the month, suggesting many viewers will be getting their first, and possibly only, formative glimpse at the two men competing to be first-in-line to the presidency.

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MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

On the 17th July 2014, all 298 people on the MH17 flight were killed. Investigators are working with Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, and Ukraine to gather the best possible evidence for use in prosecution of the perpetrators. But the interim findings, released on Wednesday , showed the missile was launched from a Buk trailer that was brought from Russian Federation and returned there after launch.

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'Hard Brexit' fears send pound to 31-year low against dollar

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.8 percent to 16,735.65 as the weaker yen boosted shares of the country's big export manufacturers. The pound has fallen to a 31-year low as Brexit worries persist. 'Although different in its underlying causes, a similar pattern of decline, pause, and fresh falls may be unfolding now. Jameel Ahmad, vice president of market research at FXTM, said sterling could end up trading between 1.20 and 1.25 against the United States dollar by year-end.

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Just in time for Taco Day: Chipotle adds chorizo

Chorizo is made with a combination of pork and white-meat chicken and seasoned with paprika, toasted cumin and chipotle peppers, then seared on a hot grill to give it a flawless char. Could Chorizo improve Chipotle's SSSG? Customer satisfaction also dropped 6% previous year, according to one report. Same-store sales this spring dropped by nearly a quarter compared with the year before, and revenue dropped by nearly 17%.

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UK to start Brexit negotiations by end of March, PM says

Just days before the European Union referendum the pound was worth more than $1.50 but it plummeted to $1.32 overnight when Brexit became clear. However the issue of open immigration and uncontrolled access to Britain was one of the key drivers for the June 23 referendum decision when Britain voted by 52 percent to 48 percent to quit the EU.

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Deshaun Watson's five TDs help Clemson knock off Louisville, 42-36

It was a great win. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney had a simple message for his defense in facing Louisville star Lamar Jackson . "That is kind of Luke Kuechly-ish", Swinney said, referring, appropriately enough, to the former BC all-American and current Carolina Panther.

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Ordinance makes second Monday in October 'Indigenous Peoples' Day' in Denver

The city of Cincinnati is proposing to replace Columbus Day with "Indigenous People's Day". Historically, Columbus Day marks the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492-a moment which also symbolizes the widespread colonization and decimation of indigenous cultures in both North and South America that followed.

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Airstrikes damage Syria's highly secure hospital

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP that "the regime and its Russian ally are bombing Idlib non-stop" in a bid to choke off the offensive on Hama. Some unconfirmed reports said a woman suicide bomber may have been behind the Hasaka attack. The largest hospital in rebel-held parts of Aleppo has been "completely destroyed" in airstrikes, medics say.

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How-To: Download all Apple Music on iPhone or iPad locally using iTunes

The iPhone screen starts fritzing out the second it's in the vice, but the narrator reassures us that this is "totally normal" and "you're on your way to getting a brand new headphone jack", which we will take the opportunity to remind you is LIES LIES ALL LIES.

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Country comes before artistes: Patekar reacts to current crisis

The latest tensions between the neighboring countries stems from the death last week of 18 Indian army soldiers in the disputed territory of Kashmir. A PTI report quotes Salman as saying when asked about his take on banning the actors from Pakistan.

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Virginia death row cases denied by Supreme Court

The justices on Monday rejected the appeal with no comment. Although that case is pending before the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the team hoped to bypass that appellate level and have the high court decide its case along with Tam's.

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Derrick Rose rape trial starts day of Knicks preseason start

Question marks still surround Rose's fitness and many believe he hasn't been the same player since wrecking his ACL back in 2012. Before leaving NY, head coach Jeff Hornacek told the media he expected the point guard to play, according to Marc Berman: "He's going with us, playing the game and whatever happens after that we'll see".

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Kaine vs. Pence: Everything you need to know about the VP debate

Pence attended the first presidential debate at Hofstra University last week to prepare him for the drama and chaotic atmosphere of the national debate stage, his campaign aides told The New York Times . The single debate for the running mates is always a more low-key affair than the trio of presidential showdowns. Kaine was elected to the Senate in 2012, and like Pence, has had a long political career.

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Indian soldiers killed as army camp attacked in Baramulla

The army said earlier that Pakistani troops had fired without provocation using small arms and mortar shells in the Poonch sector of the Line of Control separating the Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir. He added that another jawan Pulwinder was hit on his leg during the exchange of fire and both were rushed to hospital in an army vehicle where Nitin succumbed to injuries.


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