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India, Pak military communication vital to reduce tensions

It would be interesting to see whether their views change after Pakistan's bluff has been called by the Indian Army's rationally planned and limited surgical strikes. And Bhutan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh joined India in boycotting an upcoming summit of the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC), which was to have been held in Pakistan next month.

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Cuomo denies talking to Christie about cover-up

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie discussed in October 2013 issuing a report on lane closures a month earlier to make questions about them "go away", said David Wildstein, a former agency executive who has pleaded guilty to his role in the payback scheme, on Tuesday.

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For now, US tries to ignore Philippine president's broadsides

Duterte renewed his anger at worldwide criticism of the Philippines' anti-drug campaign that has killed more than 3,000 people in three months. Angered by USA criticism, Duterte has made a series of public pronouncements that he could scale back the activities and presence of visiting US troops in the country.

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Philippine drills open in uncertainty: Are they the last?

The wave of extrajudicial violence has drawn criticism at home and overseas, prompting angry retorts from Duterte. Last month, he called Obama by a slur in Tagalog that can be translated as "son of a bitch". The United States has sent the Philippines hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign aid and military and development assistance in recent years, making it the third-largest Asian recipient of USA military aid after Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Hyattsville man charged in Islamic State group case

A Bangladeshi citizen who lives in Maryland has been charged with plotting to kill a member of the U.S. military on behalf of Islamic State, the U.S. The FBI became aware of Das through his postings on social media, and had him connect with an undercover source, who Das believed was a fellow ISIL supporter.

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Malcolm Turnbull wants new national renewable energy target

At the height of the drama on Wednesday super cell storms with destructive winds and tornadoes ripped more than 20 transmission towers in SA's north out of the ground, bringing down three major transmission lines. Mr Weatherill told media it was the "usual protocol" to isolate South Australia from the National Electricity Market in a situation where there is a "large frequency drop".

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Hillary campaign cancels events with Sanders

Sanders will instead make stops at Des Moines, Iowa on the morning of October 5, and two more in Green Bay and Madison, Wisconsin later that day. In the recording from the February event, which leaked on September 27, Clinton referred to some Sanders supporters as "new to politics completely" and stuck "living in their parents' basement".

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Pence and Kaine Suit Up to Play Super Surrogates in VP Debate

Tim Kaine is a USA senator from Virginia who previously served as governor of the state and the mayor of Richmond. "He needs to come across as a calming presence on the Republican ticket, and he could be placed on the defensive, given how Trump has handled himself since his first debate with Clinton", said University of Notre Dame professor Robert Schmuhl.

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United States disappointed over Russian Federation scrapping plutonium disposal deal

Officials said the USA and Russia will continue to communicate via previously established direct military-to-military channels as part of a safety effort to "de-conflict" Syrian airspace and allow for coalition and Russian warplanes to avoid unsafe accidental incidents.

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Turkey says suspends 12801 police over alleged links with cleric Gulen

The state of emergency was enacted shortly after the coup attempt and has allowed the Turkish government to engage in a massive crackdown on government employees. About 100,000 people in the military, civil service, police, judiciary and universities have been sacked or suspended from their jobs, and 32,000 have been arrested.

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Syria peace efforts plunge

The Russian military says it has beefed up its forces in Syria with state-of-the-art air defense missiles, a move that follows Washington's suspension of contacts with Russia over Syria. Rebels said pro-government forces were attacking the city from the south in a bid to penetrate its opposition-controlled areas, where the United Nations estimates 275,000 people are trapped in a government siege.

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African elephant numbers hit 25-year lows

Thousands of government officials and wildlife conservationists are seeking to thrash out worldwide trade regulations aimed at protecting different endangered species. However, other countries want a total ban arguing that more animals will be slaughtered if a deadline is set for ending the trade in animal products.

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South Carolina Shooting: 14-Year-Old Suspect Charged

The teen was in court Friday for the initial hearing. The judge agreed to that and ordered the teenager to be held in jail. Another teacher who heard the first gunshot was able to get other students safely inside, Anderson 4 Superintendent Joanne Avery has said.

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LeBron James Says He's With Hillary Clinton

The basketballer is an important backer in OH, where Republican candidate Donald Trump has maintained a small lead in most recent polls. James feels Clinton's background as "a champion" in working to improve public schools and more makes her worthy of his vote.

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Kim Kardashian feared rape during Paris heist

They were not authorized to be publicly named speaking about ongoing investigations. Her security team have been heavily criticised for allowing such a horrifying robbery to take place, but it's been revealed Kim had sent away her bodyguard shortly before the ordeal.

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Funeral for Townville Elementary Student to be Held Wednesday

The pallbearers, Jacob's uncles and brothers, also will be dressed as superheroes, and she invited anyone who wants to say goodbye to Jacob to wear their superhero costumes or t-shirts. "Jacob will be dressed in his superhero costume". Bridges said the family wants to celebrate what Jacob enjoyed instead of focusing on negative memories.

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Rich countries shirking responsibility in refugee crisis: Amnesty

It has criticised the wealthy nations for not taking responsibilities, leaving the burden of the worsening crisis of hosting refugees to be borne by poorer countries. Please Wait while comments are loading. The report highlighted the stark contrast in the number of refugees from Syria taken in by its neighbors and by other countries with similar populations.

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Kanye West Reschedules Tour Dates Following Kim Kardashian's Armed Robbery in Paris

The men, who reportedly held the concierge at gunpoint to be able to enter the building, also stole a jewellery box worth Dollars 6.7 million before escaping on rented bicycles that are available throughout Paris, reports Daily Mail . West is already reportedly looking into ways to increase her security for the whole family. Later on Monday morning, Kim fled Paris. After tying her up and reportedly taping her mouth shut they locked her in the bathroom as they ransacked the room.

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Clinton Pulls Ahead of Trump After Debate, Poll Shows

He said Clinton's handling of classified emails on the server makes her "totally unfit" for the Oval Office. "In other words, Trump was taking from America with both hands and leaving the rest of us with the bill". The findings from the leaked tax returns threatened to put the controversy over Trump's unprecedented refusal to release them as the focus of his presidential campaign with less than 40 days until the election.

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Russian Federation sends more air defense missiles to Syria

Russian news agencies, citing Kerry's Syria interlocutor, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, said Moscow would continue to make efforts to resolve the Syria crisis despite the USA suspension of the talks. The Russian Foreign Ministry said the USA has "done all it could to destroy the atmosphere encouraging co-operation". "We are not giving up on the Syrian people".

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Christian charity: We want a Colombia where war is not normal

By a razor-thin margin of 50.25 to 49.75 per cent, Colombians voted against the peace accord, in a Brexit-style backlash that defied pollsters' predictions and left supporters of the deal in tears. US State Department spokesman John Kirby commended the peaceful election and said "difficult decisions are going to have to be taken in the days ahead".

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Major Hospital in Aleppo, Syria, Bombed for Third Time in Days

Any potential US military intervention in Syria would result in "terrible tectonic shifts" across the region, warned the Russian Defense Ministry Saturday. "There is nothing more for the United States and Russian Federation to talk about", White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday of negotiations to end the 5-year Syrian civil war.

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Nawaz meets Ban Ki-moon, shows him pictures of injured Kashmiris

General Assembly in NY on Monday, a State Department spokesperson said . He further stated that the pre-conditions imposed by India on any dialogue "cannot work". According to a statement by the Pakistan Mission to the UN, Mr Sharif handed over a dossier containing information of alleged human rights violations by India.

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Trio awarded Nobel Prize in physics for topology work

Ohsumi said that "there is no finish line for science". " Autophagy can rapidly provide fuel for energy and building blocks for renewal of cellular components, and is therefore essential for the cellular response to starvation and other types of stress", it said.

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Syria peace efforts plunge as US suspends talks with Russia

The Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday that its embassy in Damascus came under mortar fire. Russian Federation intervened on behalf of its close ally Syria on September 30 past year, joining Assad's bombardment of both anti-Assad rebel groups and militant groups such as the Islamic State and Fatah al-Sham Front, an al-Qaida spinoff formerly known as the Nusra Front.

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Duterte tells Obama 'you can go to hell' in new tirade

Israels foreign ministry said the comments were unfortunate and that they were sure Duterte would find a way to clarify his words. Asked by a reporter what he meant by "cross the Rubicon", he said it was "a point of no return". Under the new defense accord, USA military personnel in the Philippines are to be deployed on a rotational basis. On Tuesday, the two countries launched PHILBEX, an eight-day joint marine exercise.

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Clinton Leads Trump by Four Points in Latest National Poll

She has regained her advantage in Colorado, where the former secretary of state leads Trump by 11 points and where Trump campaigned Monday. Returning to OH for the first time in a month, Hillary Clinton tried to make up for lost time Monday with a fiery populist pitch aimed at upending rival Donald Trump in a battleground state where he's tapped into voters' economic anxieties.

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British PM says Brexit timetable important for businesses

In June, British voters made a decision to leave the European Union - without agreeing exactly where they were going, or how fast. So, what is Hard Brexit? "The PM, in a move to appease the more rabid members of the Tory party but one that is set to cause revolt from the backbenchers, has signalled that curbing immigration is the top Brexit priority even if it comes into conflict with Britain remaining in the single market", Mr Campbell added.

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Pope Francis Concludes Trip To Azerbaijan

Pope Francis visited a mosque in overwhelmingly Muslim Azerbaijan on Sunday and told leaders of all faiths that God should never be used to justify fundamentalism. According to the Pope, teaching kids to change their sexual identity is a war against marriage, saying changing a kid's mentality on sexual identity in schools is "ideological colonization".

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Clinton tops Trump by 6 points in new national polls

Visit The New York Times for a full analysis of Trump's tax records. The New Jersey governor practiced some of his best spinning on "Fox News Sunday", arguing that the Times story showcases "the genius of Donald Trump" because he knows tax policy better than anyone.

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Baking day pays off as school hosts coffee and cake morning

Clent Hills Vetinary Group also joined the cause, holding a cake and book sale morning at its Bromsgrove and Hagley surgeries. Staff raised a total of £212 for Macmillan nurses. She added: "It was a lovely morning". "We very much appreciate everyone's efforts and especially staff throughout the store who have been working hard behind the scenes over the last few weeks to help make this year's coffee morning extra special".

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Vice presidential debate set for Tuesday

Here are six things to know before the showdown. Clinton and Trump will face off for their second presidential debate in St. Louis on Sunday. While Trump's policy is to not grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants, Pence has not been as clear on his stance .

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Colombia ponders 'What next?' after peace deal rejected

The deal was signed last week after almost four years of negotiations. Now we look beyond our shores and to the South American country of Colombia where the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, popularly known as Farc (for its Spanish name Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia), has waged an insurrection that has lasted for 52 years already killing 260 people.

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Daughters belong to all: Sushma Swaraj tweets to Pakistani girl

All major Pakistani and Indian newspaper appreciated Sushma Swaraj for this great "gesture" on her part, some went as far as calling her a great humanitarian. However, after the assurance from the External Affairs Minister the girls have chose to carry on with their trip to India. Aliya Harir, leader of the contingent and convenor of Aghaze Dosti (a peace forum) spoke to EAM Sushma Swaraj seeking her help for the girls' return to their home nation.

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US abandons efforts to work with Russian Federation on Syria

The U.S. accused Russian Federation of bombing that convoy, a charge both Russian Federation and Syria have denied. In the short term, the end of discussions on Syria deals a potential death blow to efforts to slow the civil war and begin negotiations on possible elections in the country that could mean the ouster of President Bashar Assad.


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