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Syria's Aleppo burns as diplomats go back to talks

The two powers accuse each other of failing to rein in their respective allies on the ground. The Syrian Civil Defense, a group of volunteer rescuers known commonly as the White Helmets, said three of its four centers were targeted in the bombings.

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Malaysia military helicopter crashes into school, 23 injured

Some military personnel were also reportedly injured in the crash. Tawau Fire and Rescue senior assistant superintendent Sahidi Mahali said five students were also injured in the 9.45am incident. Tawau district police chief ACP Fadil Marsus told reporters when met that SMK Balung has been closed for the day to enable supervision works. An investigative committee is being formed to pinpoint the cause of the crash.

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Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 bill rejected

The vote was a blow to Obama as well as to Saudi Arabia, one of the United States' longest-standing allies in the Arab world, and some lawmakers who supported the override already plan to revisit the issue. Senior national security officials also argued that it could trigger lawsuits from people in other countries seeking redress for injuries or deaths caused by military actions in which the US may have had a role.

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Indian cabinet approves purchase of 36 Rafale jets

Raising several questions over the Rs 59,000-crore Rafale fighter jet deal, Congress today said the absence of any provision of technology transfer would cost India "very heavily". The French embassy in Delhi and Anupam Banerjee, spokesman for the Indian Air Force, declined to comment. As talks stalled over price and quality guarantees, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to directly buy 36 fighter jets from the French government last April to speed things up.

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Theresa May rejects Boris Johnson Article 50 claims

The currency weakened versus all of its 16 major peers after Johnson told Sky News yesterday that the Britain plans to trigger the Article 50 process in early 2017 and suggested the country's exit from the bloc could take less than two years.

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Nikkei rises after weak yen lifts mood after upbeat U.S. data

The dollar index, which tracks the U.S. currency against a basket of six major rivals, added 0.1 per cent to 95.810. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.83 percent, or 136.98 points, to 16,735.65, while the Topix index of all first section shares was up 0.71 percent, or 9.49 points, at 1,340.21.

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US Calls Off Syria Peace Talks With Russia

State Department website. The Kremlin said it was taking the action in response to unfriendly acts by Washington . The piece went on to argue that the USA would attempt to punish Russian Federation for challenging Washington's will in the Middle East.

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Russian Federation reportedly deploys sophisticated anti-missile system to Syria

A Russian air defense system missile system Antey 2500, or S-300 VM, is on display at the opening of the MAKS Air Show in Zhukovsky outside Moscow on August 27, 2013. The decision to suspend bilateral contacts with Russian Federation about a ceasefire in Syria does not mean abandoning Syrians, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

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Gun battle has ended at Kashmir army camp: Indian police

Mr Parthasarathy said Pakistan was being told to "wind up their terrorist infrastructure" and "if they don't, they will face the consequences from India , Afghanistan and the global community". Islamabad denies India's accusations it arms and trains the insurgents, saying it offers moral and diplomatic support to Kashmiris. The perpetrators of 26/11 attack in Mumbai had used this coastline to land on Indian shores, before proceeding to Mumbai to carry out their deadly attacks.

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'Deflategate' suspension over, Tom Brady returns to the office

Commissioner Roger Goodell said during the 21-month off-field battle that Brady's actions that day and during the investigation of pregame practices by the Patriots' equipment staff led the league office to act in protection of "the shield".

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Parrikar meets defence chiefs after Baramulla attack

A senior police officer in Srinagar confirmed that the operation was over as it has been many hours that there was no exchange of fire between attackers and the soldiers."Further details are awaited", he said. Even before the Uri attack, tensions were high in the heavily militarised Kashmir region, with weeks of deadly protests in response to the killing of a young, popular militant leader.

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India Joins Paris Agreement To Combat Climate Change On Gandhi's Birth Anniversary

China and the United States, the world's biggest emitters of climate change, ratified the agreement in September. "India's leaders are standing shoulder to shoulder with the global community on climate change, a common challenge that unites us all", Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, WRI told PTI.

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Vettel angers rivals with first-corner collision

The three-time world champion had dominated the entire weekend until just 15 laps from the end of Sunday's race; Rosberg extends lead to 23 points with five races remaining. Hamilton, in closing, said that he'll be alright despite this setback. "There's not really much to do". "I know we've had all these problems but it's not how we fall, it's how we get up..." "On one side, we've had the most incredible success these past two years, for which I'm so grateful".

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Kanye West reschedules Philadelphia show after Kim's Paris robbery

The reality TV superstar was relaxing in her Parisian hotel room when two masked gunmen entered the room, bound her hands and feet, and threw her in the bathtub before making off with millions in jewelry. Kim then jetted to NY to be with her hubby and their two children, Saint and North. She then tried to grab her phone to alert her bodyguard but before she could the thieves stormed in and one of them took the phone.

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United States suspends contacts with Russian Federation on Syria

On the surface, the suspensions were unrelated. It's been more than seven years since the Obama administration sought a "reset" in relations between the two former Cold War rivals. France, Germany and Italy tomorrow in Berlin to work towards a political settlement, though it is uncertain how effective the discussions will be without Russia's input of Russian Federation.

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Teen suspect charged in SC school shooting

A minute before a teen allegedly opened fire at an elementary school playground in SC, he called his grandparents' cellphone, sobbing and mumbling unintelligibly, authorities say. Bullets struck two students and a teacher and the building was immediately placed on lockdown. One of his victims, a 6-year-old, is on life-support in a hospital, his family said.

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Moore's Ryder Cup debut has a Hollywood ending

Matt Fitzpatrick, a member at Lindrick along with Willett and Westwood, also finished his debut Ryder Cup without a point. "I can't digest what just happened". We knew we had a lot to do after that first session but we fought hard. Some of the shotmaking was out of this world. Thomas Pieters had the best showing of any European rookie by going 4-1.

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U.S. to remain close Philippine friend, partner

As well as causing concern among human rights groups, Mr Duterte's war against drugs, coupled with his anti-US rhetoric, have unsettled worldwide investors in the Philippines. Duterte's crackdown on drugs, core to a colorful election campaign likened to that of USA presidential candidate Donald Trump, has claimed more than 3,800 lives since his June 30 inauguration.

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Teen Charged In Townville School Shooting Faces Murder Charge After Child Dies

Jacob died on Saturday after " fighting for his life ", according to the fire chief. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, October 5th at 11 a.m.at Townville's Oakdale Baptist Church. Authorities say the teen shot at a back door as a class left for recess, hitting Jacob, a classmate and a first-grade teacher. There will be a lot of children there and I don't want it to be scary for them.

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White House Dismisses Claims of Declined Meetings Concerning 9/11 Bill

The new Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, or JASTA, grants an exception to the legal principle of sovereign immunity in cases of terrorism on USA soil. Riyadh denies any involvement. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the law could have "unintended ramifications" and needed "further discussion".

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IL joins California in suspending business with Wells Fargo

The San Francisco-based company agreed to a $185 million settlement last month for fines and restitution after it was revealed that employees opened as many as 2 million fake accounts without customers' knowledge in an attempt to meet sales quotas.

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Moscow responds to USA's decision to terminate dialogue with Russia on Syria

Mr Kerry charged that Russian Federation had "turned a blind eye" to Assad's "deplorable" use of barrel bombs and suggested they were pursing a scorched earth policy in place of diplomacy. Sky News US correspondent Amanda Walker said the bombardment of Aleppo has been "the final straw" for America. Kirby said the U.S. would continue to communicate with the Russian military to ensure that American and Russian aircraft operating in Syria do not come into conflict with each other.

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Scramble for shelter as Hurricane Matthew hammers Haiti

The storm is expected to make a direct hit later on Tuesday in the province of Guantanamo, the disputed home to a U.S. Naval base and military prison but also a small Cuban city. However, more have moved from precarious homes into relatives' houses. One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history, it was about 60 miles (100 km) south of westernmost Haiti at 2 am EDT (0600 GMT) on Tuesday, the USA hurricane center said.

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Russia sends more air defense missiles to Syria

The U.S. Department of State announced Monday that talks with Russian Federation about a cease-fire in Syria will be suspended. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, said he will be forming a board of inquiry to investigate the attack, which may have constituted a war crime.

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South Korea Moves US Anti-Missile System to Golf Course

USA and South Korean officials say they need the missile system to better deal with increasing North Korean military threats. Seoul's Defense Ministry in July originally picked a nearby artillery base in the rural farming town of Seongju as the site for Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD.

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Federal carbon plan will struggle without support from provinces: Notley

Trudeau went on to state that putting a price on carbon pollution had been proven to be "a good way to prevent heavy polluters from emitting greenhouse gases that fuel climate change and threaten the entire planet". Since becoming the environment critic, Sproule said she hasn't seen any movement from the government's environment ministers. The Trudeau government will struggle to push through its new carbon pricing scheme without the support of the provinces, even if Canada's premiers don't ...

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Odell Beckham Jr. Feels Like The Refs Are Targeting Him

The Giants play at Green Bay (2-1) on Sunday night. "If he has the confidence to throw it to me in those situations, I've got to come down with the ball". Odell Beckham Jr . thinks the system is rigged against him. One person who wasn't buying excuses and just wants the team to improve was QB Eli Manning .

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Fuller's punt return lifts Texans over Titans

Lamar Miller led in rushing with 80 yards in 21 carries while Osweiler contributed 13 yards. Brock Osweiler completed 25-of-37 passes for 254 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions and rushed once for 14 yards Sunday in the Texans' Week 4 win over the Titans .

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North Korea may be planning October Surprise, study says

When GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton square off for a second time on October 9, one can only hope that one of the debate moderators asks at least one question about North Korea-that tiny nation on the map that has an oversized influence in Northeast Asia thanks to its ever-improving nuclear weapons and ballistic missile capability.

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"No question" United Kingdom will address London bankers' EU-exit worries: minister

The New Zealand dollar gained against the British pound as UK Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement of a timeline to quit the European Union triggered a sell-off in the sterling with traders spooked by the prospect of Britain ... May told delegates at her Conservative Party's annual conference that she'll curb immigration, stoking speculation the nation is headed toward a so-called hard Brexit - with limited access to the EU's single market.

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UK expects years of turbulence during Brexit talks

The urgency for talks with the eurosceptic ministers has increased after Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she would trigger the process to leave the European Union by the end of March. "What we do want to do is to kind a way through this that is going to work to deliver a practical solution for everybody". "What firms in the financial and related professional services industry will want to see as early as possible is an agreed and secured transitional period to help ensure ...

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Pennsylvania polls: Clinton with leads over Trump

In each poll, Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson garnered the support of 5% of the state's voters. "I'm not working for Trump", he said at a rally in Colorado, part of a Western campaign swing due to take him to Prescott Valley, Arizona, later in the day.

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Syria army advances in Aleppo after USA drops Russian Federation talks

Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Tuesday, even as he announced no new strategy to replace diplomatic efforts with Russia. On Tuesday, loyalist fighters seized several high-rise buildings from rebel groups in the city center, pushing north towards other opposition districts.

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United States suspends Syria talks with Russian Federation over airstrikes on Aleppo

United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura "deeply regrets" the U.S. suspension on Monday of talks with Russian Federation on how to end the violence in Syria, but said the world body would "continue to push energetically for a political solution" to end the war.

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Colombian president meeting rival Uribe in bid to save peace

Colombian singer/songwriter??Fonseca, a vocal proponent of??his country's peace agreement, issued a measured call for peace and calm following the Sunday (Oct. The government did not prepare a "plan B" for what to do if the pact was voted down, Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin said at a press conference earlier Tuesday.


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