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Don't interfere in our drugs war, Philippines tells world

But Mr Duterte has also said the Philippines needs the USA, and that he will honour all its treaty obligations and not ask the Americans to leave. The two countries also have an Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), an executive agreement that gives USA troops, planes and ships increased rotational presence in Philippine military bases, and allows Washington to build facilities to store fuel and equipment there.

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Chief says armed man turned twice toward officers

Snell then got out of the auto and was seen pulling a gun from his waistband and holding it in his left hand, Beck said at a Monday press conference . Then he climbed a fence and turned again toward officers, who fired three more times. During the protests, near the intersection of 108th and Western Avenue, in South Los Angeles people were on tops of vehicles dancing as if they were having a party, while others cars can be seen driving into the intersection and doing donuts with people ...

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Leading Al-Qaeda figure killed in Syria

The Pentagon confirmed on October 3 that it had targeted a "prominent Al Qaida leader in Syria" who headed the extremist group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly the Al-Nusra Front, but it did not name the official. Davis said the target was a member of "core al-Qaida" and not one of the al-Qaida affiliated groups, such as the Nusra Front. Rebel groups were originally opposed of the ceasefire deal as it included plans for Russian Federation and the USA to collaborate on air strikes against the ...

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Taliban videos purportedly shows capture of key parts in Kunduz city

The NATO-led Resolute Support mission said on its Twitter account that the government was in control of Kunduz and U.S. forces were providing support. Nonetheless, the US -led worldwide Resolute Support mission made it clear via messages on Twitter that American firepower was available to help push the Taliban fighters back, if needed.

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Duterte tells Obama 'you can go to hell,' warns of breakup

Last weekend, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte compared himself to Hitler and said that he would have no problem exterminating 3 million drug addicts as part of his war on drugs. The U.S. canceled the meeting. "Why would I be a threat to you?" The deal, signed in 2014, grants USA troops some access to Philippine bases, and allows them to set up storage facilities for maritime security and humanitarian and disaster response operations.

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Pence, Kaine step out of the shadows

As Trump wraps a week of campaign bombshells - including his abusive comments about a Venezuelan-born beauty queen - "Pence may try to provide a more respectable face for the Republican ticket", said Joel Goldstein, a constitutional law professor at St Louis University.

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USA top court refuses to hear Redskins trademark appeal

WASHINGTON | The Supreme Court has rejected a long-shot appeal from the Washington Redskins challenging a law that bars offensive trademarks. Williams said McAuliffe will decide "whether to prevent the Commonwealth from executing an innocent man".

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WikiLeaks' Assange promises leaks on US election, Google

Assange has been in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. He, however, denied rumours that he sought to damage the US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's reputation. Assange's #Octobersurprise is kinda like Christmas morning for Trump supporters. We don't know what we're getting but we're sooo excited! Assange charged that WikiLeaks was now the target of a witch hunt orchestrated in particular by Clinton, likening it to the repression of ...

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Check Your Fire Alarms for Fire Prevention Week

Bryan Keup, of the Waukesha Fire Department. "Time and again, I've seen the life-saving impact smoke alarms can have in a home fire, but I've also seen the tragedy that can result when smoke alarms aren't working properly", says Dan Baum, chief of the Magnolia Fire Department.

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Hundreds of migrants marching toward Hungary

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he would amend the constitution to ensure the European Union can not settle migrants in Hungary after a referendum on Sunday. Most of the migrants, escorted by police cars, appeared to be young men and boys who stand little chance of getting into Hungary or other European Union nations.

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Pence V Kaine: Everything to Expect From the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate

The 90-minute debate between Kaine and Pence will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. While Pence is gearing up to go after Clinton, one aide involved in Kaine's preparations said of the in governor: "Let's see if he is willing to defend Trump".

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Philippines' Duterte says eventually 'will break up with America'

In a press conference in Metro Manila on Monday, Philippine Marine Corps Commandant Maj. In a meeting with the Jewish community last night, he reiterated his apology for his Hitler remarks and for comparing the killing of millions of Jews to the killing of drugs users.

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Kerry says United States not abandoning peace efforts in Syria

The US accused Russian Federation of failing to live up to its commitments under an earlier ceasefire deal. It blamed the shelling on two rebel groups, including al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria formerly known as the Nusra Front, but also claimed the attack was the result of a USA policy and that of its allies, which "provokes further bloodshed in Syria".

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Google gets aggressive with new phones, other gadgets

Though we saw a fair share of teases , rumors and detailed leaks over the weekend, nothing could have prepared us for the names of the mobile device colors. You can pre-order it now in the US, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany; customers in India can order it on October 13. The pictures also show that the phone will not be sporting the Nexus logo on the back neither the front, as the Google G logo is seen on the phone.

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World lauds India's ratification of Paris climate deal

US President Barack Obama welcomed India's move, and said: "Mahatma Gandhi believed in a world worthy of our children". India, the world's third biggest carbon emitter, has formally ratified Paris climate deal in the United Nations, the country's environment minister Anil Madhav Dave announced on Sunday.

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Russian Federation delivers S-300 missile system to Syria

Ban says a ceasefire is vital to supply aid to the besieged city of Aleppo and give space for political talks to start. Russian Federation said it regretted the U.S. Churkin defended Russia's military actions in Syria in the wake of bombings of hospitals and an aid convoy, saying Russian Federation never deliberately targeted civilians.

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Indian police arrests Asiya Andrabi in Srinagar

Andrabi is a leader of the separatist's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat. A police official said Andrabi was arrested by police during a raid in Kralakhud area of Habba-Kadal in downtown Srinagar this afternoon. Indian police previously arrested her several times for hoisting the Pakistani flag and singing the country's national anthem. "The arrest of Andrabi will not break our resolve", she said, "Adding arrests and detentions are part of the struggle and these won't weaken the freedom struggle ...

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Philippines president tells Obama, 'You can go to hell'

The fresh tirade came as the Philippines and the United States launched annual war games that Duterte had already warned may be the last of his presidency, in response to USA criticism of his deadly war on crime. The exercises come as both the USA and the Philippines are closely watching China's actions in the disputed territories of the South China Sea. -Philippine alliance saw a renaissance that brought the two nations closer than they had been since the USA was ousted from its ...

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Dion denounces Russian support for attacks on Syrian medical facilities

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor, said the regime forces were "gradually advancing" after street battles on the front line dividing the rebel-held east from the government-controlled west. The U.S. also shelved plans with Russian Federation for the joint military targeting of jihadis in Syria, the State Department said in a statement .

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Sunday Night wrap-up: Steelers make it rain on the Chiefs

The Chiefs have a week off before traveling to Oakland Sept. 16 for an AFC West matchup with the Raiders. "I didn't really feel like I was rusty". Sentimentality played a role in Bell's overzealous attack. Pittsburgh also has now won 11 straight games started by Roethlisberger coming off a loss. The Steelers tried to get Roethlisberger a sixth touchdown, but a late pass on 1st and goal soared over Xavier Grimble's outstretched arms.

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Hurricane: State of Emergency Declared in Florida

The potential threat was enough for Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, to fire off a warning to Americans. "We are continuing to mobilize teams in the south to move people away from risky areas", said Marie Alta Jean-Baptiste, head of Haiti's civil protection agency.

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Barack Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio team up against climate change

Obama's appearance with DiCaprio, who visited the White House to screen a new documentary, occurred as the Paris agreement on climate change is soon to come into force. Leonardo DiCaprio: "Tonight I am pleased to present the USA premier of my new documentary, " Before the Flood ". I don't want to know if anyone has, I think you're insane".

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Pressure on Russian Federation from US, Germany and Turkey over Syria assault

Instead, the U.S., would pursue other alternatives, "barring some clear indication by the warring parties that they are prepared to consider how to approach this more effectively". Russian Federation on Thursday said it is pressing on with its bombing campaign in Syria despite the United States warning it will end talks on the conflict if Moscow does not halt the assault on Aleppo.

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Supreme Court rejects Obama administration request to rehear immigration case

Given that DAPA and expanded DACA are based upon strong legal and historical precedent and are entirely legitimate exercises of discretion delegated by Congress, this case deserves proper consideration by a full Supreme Court bench. That ruling left in place a lower court decision that had blocked the plan, which Obama announced in 2014 but never went into effect. Their decisions were not final rulings on the legality or constitutionality of the policy; that is the subject of a forthcoming ...

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IS kills 31 in Syria wedding blast

A source in the Asayesh security forces in the self-administered Kurdish territories also said a suicide bomber had blown himself up in the wedding hall several kilometres (miles) north of Hasakeh. The past week's assault on rebel-held areas of the key city involved some of the worst violence since the start of the war in 2011. A terrorist detonated himself, killing and wounding civilians.

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MH17 was shot down by Russian missile, say global investigators

All 298 persons on board the aircraft died. In the Joint Investigation Team, Dutch police and judicial officials have been working with counterparts from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine, seeking to gather the best possible evidence for use in prosecution of the perpetrators.

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Iowa Dems admonish Trump for hiding tax returns

Already weakened by damaging revelations about his taxes, Trump was hit with an order by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman that the Donald J. "I don't think we're going to see the candidates as often as we have in the past", said Steiner, though he believes the race between Clinton and Trump remains competitive in Ohio.

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Gov. Scott declares emergency for Florida as Matthew approaches

Now, Haiti is experiencing almost 145-mile per hour winds and could be hit by up to - roughly a foot more rain than the most recent Louisiana floods - in certain areas. The question is how close to our coast will Matthew track? Some people took up the offers, but many refused, saying they feared their meager possessions might be stolen.

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Russia Sends S-300 Air Defense System to Syria Ministry

President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation cited a "radically changed environment" and rapid deterioration of relations with the U.S.as reasons for the withdrawal, the New York Times reported . The U.S. administration wants to cancel the Savannah River Site's MOX project and use an alternative method for disposing of excess plutonium. He said the United States would continue to ensure the safety of its forces, which have the right to act in self-defense.

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Syrian government forces press attack on Aleppo

Since a cease-fire brokered by the US and Russia ended on September 19, rebel-held neighborhoods where 275,000 people live have been subjected to some of the worst bombardment by Russian and Syrian warplanes since fighting began in 2011. In the Aleppo countryside, Russian and Syrian war planes dropped incendiary bombs on the towns of Darat Izza and al-Zirba. Human Rights Watch called on the Security Council to demand that Syria and Russian Federation immediately halt attacks in eastern ...

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'Cannibal' teenager accused of eating man's face charged with murder

He is expected to be transferred from the hospital to jail Monday afternoon. The couple's bodies were found in the garage of their Tequesta home. Authorities said blood tests have been sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to determine whether Harrouff was on flakka or bath salts at the time of the attack.

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College student accused in face-biting attack headed to jail

Harrouff had been hospitalized under guard and sedated since the August 15 attack on John Stevens, 59, and his wife, Michelle Mishcon, 53. Harrouff is also accused of stabbing the couple's neighbour, Jeff Fisher, who tried to come to their aid before retreating, wounded, to call 911.

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Pope Francis calls gender identity classes in schools 'war against marriage'

In relations between states, the Pope told the political and civic leaders, "it is necessary to persevere wisely and courageously on the path which leads to authentic progress and the freedom of peoples, opening up new avenues that lead to lasting agreements and peace".

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Jeremy Corbyn issues warning to rebellious MPs as leadership poll closes

Polls closed yesterday lunchtime and today the incumbent told Labour MPs the "slate will be wiped clean" after the contest. He claimed former Labour leader Lord Kinnock was right to fear he would not see another Labour UK government in his lifetime.

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After Voters Reject Peace Deal With FARC, What's Next For Colombia?

Colombia's 5-year credit default swaps were at 177 bps compared with Friday's 170 bps close, the highest since Sept 27. The conflict has killed more than 220,000 and displaced almost 7 million people. He told radio NRK that the accord supporters should "work in the next days to see if there are solutions to save peace in Colombia" by taking into account opposition to the deal.


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