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Canada sets minimum carbon price to be met by 2018

Notley had not previously tied support for a climate change plan to infrastructure, but did say it was hoped Alberta's actions would build "social licence" to remove the province's climate record as an impediment in discussions. "If they try to do it unilaterally without working with the provinces they're going to find themselves running into a lot of hiccups and a lot of problems".

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Philippine-US war games under way as doubts hang over alliance

Despite a constitutional ban on foreign forces in the Philippines, U.S. troops have been conducting multiple joint combat exercises with Filipino troops each year under a 1999 agreement. Military leaders from both countries have also started preparing for a new set of exercises next year. China claims almost all of the sea, even waters close to the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations, and has in recent years built artificial islands in the disputed areas capable of hosting military ...

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Clinton Holds Large Lead In New Hampshire Following First Debate

According to the survey prepared by the Public Policy Polling institute between September 27-28, Clinton received the support of 44 percent of the 933 voters consulted in telephone or online interviews. Additionally, the poll found that 35% of likely voters surveyed found Clinton to be honest and trustworthy, while 61% did not. Clinton and Trump clashed in their first of three presidential debates last Monday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

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Pence denies he said 'Putin is a better leader' than Obama

Meanwhile, Trump, on one point, suggested the Russians hack into the U.S.to retrieve Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's missing emails from her time as Secretary of State. Pence had called the report " absolutely inaccurate ". On criminal justice, Kaine argued that Trump's embrace of " stop and frisk " style policing was a mistake.

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Mike Pence vs Tim Kaine in vice-presidential debate

They sat next to each other at tables during the event. But their debate quickly took a belligerent turn. "The people at home can not understand either one of you when you talk over each other", moderator Elaine Quijano said early on.

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India, Pakistan NSAs talk as border tension continues

It was also emphasised that the right to self-determination was granted to the people of Kashmir by the United Nations which could not be unilaterally denied by India. While the Hindu Jammu section of Kashmir seems to be content with remaining a part of India, the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley favors independence from anywhere between 75 to 95 percent, according to a 2010 study.

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NSAs from India, Pakistan discuss reducing bilateral tension over phone

A promise to abate tensions did not necessarily mean drawing down troops from their current positions along the Line of Control, said Sushant Singh, a New Delhi-based defence analyst and a former lieutenant colonel in the Indian Army. While the Hindu Jammu section of Kashmir seems to be content with remaining a part of India, the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley favors independence from anywhere between 75 to 95 percent, according to a 2010 study.

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Defense: Georgia hot car death is dad's fault, but no crime

The prosecutor likened Harris to comedic actor Will Ferrell and mocked the way Harris said, "Oh my gosh, what have I done?" after he purportedly realized he'd left the boy in the vehicle all day and bystanders tried to save the child. As the trial for Justin Ross Harris gets underway, one of the more intriguing moments of the likely four to six week-long courtroom drama is shaping up to center around the testimony of Harris' former wife, Leanna Taylor.

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Cheban Tells All! Kim's BFF Reveals Secrets Of Brutal Paris Attack

Get the heartbreaking details right here! Lagerfeld had written Kardashian a note on Monday saying: "Dearest Kim , we are all with you", after she was tied up and robbed at a luxury apartment in Paris. "I have to stop the show", according to video from the show. CNN reported that the couple's children, North and Saint , were in NY at the time of the incident.

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India relocates 10000 from around Kashmir

While the civilian prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, denounced the Indian attack , the Pakistan military flatly denied any such attack had taken place. "We have defended our homeland and we are committed to do so in the future". The general public is not only jubilant about the surgical strikes, but also holds the Indian Army in high regard. Both countries claim the Himalayan territory, which is split between Indian and Pakistani-controlled zones.

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Big majority of Hungarians rejected migrant quotas but vote invalid

The referendum was tailored by President Viktor Orban's government in protest of European Union plans to relocate 160,000 migrants across 28 countries. If successful, the referendum would put pressure on the European Union to scrap the migrant quotas altogether. Separately from the referendum , the Orban government is also suing at the European Court of Justice because of the EU's 2015 decision to relocate 160,000 asylum seekers from overburdened Greece and Italy.

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Kaine and Pence face off in vice presidential debate

Rather than go after each other, the two men immediately took aim at the tops of their tickets. Trump and his surrogates have argued he has "brilliantly" used the nation's tax laws to benefit his business. "Let me say first and foremost that, Senator, you and Hillary Clinton would know a lot about an insult-driven campaign", Pence said, highlighting Clinton's relentless criticism of Trump.

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Hillary Clinton Responds to Teen's Question About Body Image

Trump swung through the state last weekend and drew headlines for his off-script remarks in a rural suburb. The two vice presidential candidates wasted no time in launching broadsides against Trump and Clinton in the opening minutes of their debate.

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Fear, suspicion as French hamlet anticipates Calais migrants

Lily Caprani, the deputy executive director of Unicef UK, the United Nations body's charitable arm in the country, told the BBC: "Last time part of the Jungle camp was demolished, hundreds of children went missing". Lord Dubs, who was himself a child refugee who came to the United Kingdom during the Kindertransport in 1939, said: "Now that the new Government has had some weeks to settle in after the European Union referendum vote there really is no excuse for any further delay".

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Pence, Kaine trade blows over temperament in VP debate

Kaine also snapped back about Trump's "brilliant" tax strategy: "So it's smart not to pay for our military?" The post also offered a preview of what Pence would talk about. Both men, vying to be a heartbeat away from the presidency, will seek to introduce themselves to viewers mostly unaware of their own successful, yet under-the-radar political careers.

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Namibia, Zimbabwe lose ivory trade vote

As a result, the proposal - supported by Botswana (a country that at previous CoPs opposed any attempt that would restrict trade in ivory) and most other elephant range states, - despite the strong support of France and Luxembourg, failed to garner the decisive support of the European Union as a collective voting block which would have guaranteed the long term security of elephant populations throughout the continent.

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Pope Francis Touring Tbilisi

Pope Francis stands next to Georgia's Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II during a visit to the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta, Georgia. "Pope Francis will not perhaps have the warm welcome he had in Armenia, as the word "ecumenism" can not even be pronounced in Georgia", Fr.

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Philippine president's threat to stop buying weapons from USA would face obstacles

In a speech at a Makati city synagogue in Manila , Duterte warned that he may "break up with America" and turn instead to China or Russian Federation. As China presses its claims in the South China Sea, the US has sought to deepen those ties. However, Duterte has declined to use the verdict to pressure China.

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Russian intelligence says it detained Ukrainian spy

This news story is related to Latest/154580-Russia-detains-Ukrainian-journalist-for-spying/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. According to Russian media reports , Ukrinform journalist Roman Suschenko is held in the Lefortovo remand prison in Moscow .

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Police probe Pippa Middleton iCloud hack

LEON NEALBritish police arrested a suspect in the case, revealed by the Sun and the Daily Mail , piracy of 3,000 photos on iCloud account Pippa Middleton, sister in law of Prince William. According to United Kingdom newspaper The Sun , around 3,000 images were stolen from the Duchess of Cambridge's sister's iCloud and then the culprit tried to sell them online for around $85,000.

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Stocks, gold slide, bonds yields climb on stimulus end prospects

Germany's 10-year bund yield jumped four basis points, or 0.04 percentage point, to minus 0.054 percent as of the 5 p.m. close in London. The ECB is buying 80 billion euros ($89.7 billion) of government and corporate bonds a month, but could begin to slow purchases in steps of 10 billion euros, though any decision would depend on the eurozone's economic outlook, the report said.

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USA / Russia : diplomatic breakdown over Syria

Components of the SA-23 Gladiator anti-missile and anti-aircraft system, which has a range of roughly 150 miles, arrived over the weekend "on the docks" of a Russian naval base along Syria's Mediterranean coastal city of Tartus, two U.S. "Russia will continue contacts with the US on issues that are necessary to maintain the global peace and security in general", Peskov told reporters.

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Russian Federation confirms: we sent S-300 missile system to Syria

Indeed, while the U.S. has been complaining about Russian airstrikes against the Nusra Front, this deployment would seemingly be irrelevant to Russia's air war, since neither Nusra nor any other rebel group has any warplanes. John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, said yesterday that Moscow and Damascus "know exactly what they need to do" for a resumption of diplomatic efforts, but that so far they had been pursuing a scorched earth policy.

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S Korea to deploy anti-missile system in remote region

A North Korean soldier crossed the military demarcation line on foot to defect to the South, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff announced Thursday. Chinese officials have objected to placing THAAD in the region, saying the system's radar has the capability to spy into its territory. South Korea will hold its presidential elections at the end of next year, and the THAAD issue will surely be a hot topic in the elections.

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Kashmir: Ceasefire violation reported in Rajouri district a day after Baramulla attack

Pakistan rebuffed the claims with the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) saying, "There has been no surgical strike by India , instead there had been cross-border fire initiated and conducted by Indian forces which is an existential phenomenon".

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Kaine, Pence on Campaign Insults

The rat-a-tat nature of the rhetoric made it hard to pick a victor. Kaine was more aggressive, but his high-velocity denunciations of Trump sounded forced and scripted at times. "Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine want to build on Obamacare, they want to expand it into a single-payer program, and for all the world Hillary Clinton just thinks Obamacare is a good start".

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NSAs of India, Pak. agree to reduce tension along LoC: Aziz

Senior local police official Imtiyaz Hussain Mir told the media yesterday that between two and four militants were involved in the attack, which also injured a trooper. The head of the strategic studies program at the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi, Harsh Pant, said the fundamental shift in India's approach follows the failure of past policies after multiple terror attacks.

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Brexit impact: Pound falls to 31-year-low against the US dollar

Sterling dropped 0.6% to $1.277, its lowest level since 1985 and around 15% lower since the European Union referendum in June. Sterling is now at its lowest point in 31 years. "We reiterate our forecasts for the end of 2017 of 1.20 dollars for GBP/USD, and 1.00 for EUR/GBP". The positive impact from sterling's weakness and the good news from the manufacturing sector helped Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 index reach its highest level since June 2015.

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Kaine drops zingers as Pence calls out his 'pre-done lines'

Pence, the governor of IN, calmly shot back: "You would know a lot about an insult-driven campaign", highlighting Clinton's relentless criticism of Trump IN recent months. The Trump campaign badly needs him to succeed. He adeptly pointed out that Pence was evasive in addressing criticism over Trump's controversial statements on Mexicans and women.

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Africa's Elephants Face Worst Drop, Report

Gillette Hemley of the World Wildlife Foundation states that the true way to stop the poaching of African Elephants is to take down the crime syndicates that are asking for the ivory. Overall there are estimated to be some 415,000 elephants in Africa, although there may be an additional 117,000 to 135,000 in areas which have not been systematically surveyed.

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There Was Only One Thing That Mattered in the Vice Presidential Debate

But Kaine again turned the focus back on Trump, saying it would be impossible to have a society where people and laws were respected with a president like Trump, who had called women "pigs and slobs" and who had said African-Americans "were living in hell".

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Namibia, Zim lose vote to allow ivory trade - CITES Cop17

Poaching has skyrocketed in the past decade in much of the continent to feed the illicit market, lending a new sense of urgency to campaigns to completely close the trade for good. "We are extremely disappointed by the news, as we have fought hard for the protection of the elephants". The proposal , which would have enabled Swaziland to sell just over 300kg of stockpiled rhino horn, followed by around 20kg each year derived from its small population of white rhinos, was defeated by 100 ...

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Philippine president would face obstacles in cutting US arms reliance

He has said he is charting a foreign policy not dependent on the us, and has taken steps to revive ties with China that had been strained under his predecessor over long-standing territorial conflicts. The US embassy in Manila said in September that at least 1,400 US marines based in Okinawa, Japan, and 500 Philippine troops will participate in this year's Philippines Amphibious Landing Exercise codenamed PHIBLEX 33, Xinhua news agency reported.

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VP debate a clash in defense of running mates

Kaine , from Virginia, and Pence , from IN, are more conventional political figures than those atop their tickets. Kaine , in a line that was clearly rehearsed, repeatedly sought to persuade Pence to defend Trump's positions. He said his and Trump's plan to strengthen the borders and aggressively enforce existing laws contrasts with the Democratic plan, which he labeled amnesty.

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Turkish authorities detain Fethullah Gulen's brother

Turkey also suspended several dozen air-force officers, as well as workers in the Interior Ministry's headquarters, and closed a TV station for spreading "terrorist propaganda". However, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu objected to the extension period, voicing concerns over the growing number of complaints of "reckless measures" resulting from decree laws under the state of emergency .


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