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Libertarians working to get Gary Johnson on Ohio ballot

Given the various petition deadlines and ballot access rules across states, such stand-in candidates are common, said Carla Howell, the national Libertarian Party's political director. In Massachusetts, Libertarian vice presidential nominee William Weld hand-delivered the signatures needed to guarantee his name and Johnson's as November candidates.

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EU, NATO remain Turkey's key partners - Turkish envoy

Speaking on condition of anonymity, Turkish officials at the Bulgarian-Turkish border gate told Anadolu Agency that Buyuk was described as "safe box" of the terrorist organization, held responsible for the failed coup on July 15. Russian Federation and Turkey will resume strategic partnership after the recent crisis in relations, Paul Levin, director at Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies, believes.

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Man scales Trump Tower, New York police mobilise

The actual climber, who was identified in initial reports as simply Steve from Virginia, was removed from the side of Trump Tower by police at approximately 6:30 p.m. The man began his ascend around 4 p.m. local time on the south side of the 58-story building which is the headquarters of the USA presidential campaign of Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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Donald Trump's awesome first 2 weeks as the Republican nominee

Republicans are about evenly split on the back-and-forth, with 41 per cent saying similarly while 40 per cent of Republicans saying Trump's response is "in bounds". Comments included notes of encouragement from Clinton backers, and expressions of disdain from some who said they could not understand why a Republican would vote for the party's longtime nemesis.

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ANC shaken to core as South African voters look beyond race

South Africans also voted in smaller but significant numbers for the Economic Freedom Fighters, a radical far-left party led by the former ANC firebrand Julius Malema that is likely to serve as kingmaker in areas where the ANC or DA are forced to form coalitions.

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Serena Williams eliminated in third round Rio upset

Williams never got into her rhythm throughout the match. Towards the end of the game, Svitolina had won 63 points that came through William's 17 forced errors and 37 unforced errors. "When I was 40-30 and I won finally the match, it was just a real feeling", Svitolina said after the match. Serena was joined at the exit ramp by third seed and French Open champion Garbine Muguruza who lost to Puerto Rico's Monica Puig 1-6, 1-6.

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Northland Gold Star Parents Weigh-in on Trump Controversy

Humayun Khan . Criticism over Donald Trump's comments about a grieving, Gold Star family continues to multiply with two Northland Gold Star parents are calling for an apology. "But of course, I was hit very hard from the stage and you know it's just one of those things but no, I don't regret anything". Khizr Khan , Humayun's father, immigrated to the U.S.

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Olympic judo 2016 results: Host nation Brazil earns 1st gold medal

She was disqualified at the 2012 London games, earning her hostile and in some cases, racist, comments. But on Monday, in Rio de Janeiro , they chanted her name. Silva watched her country's flag rise to the top for the first time these games and she began to weep. "I might still be in Cidade de Deus , but thank God I met the sport and I'm here as world champion and Olympic champion".

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Ankara Building 'Strong Mechanism' For Cooperation With Russia On Syria

The formation of this mechanism was agreed to during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Çavuşoğlu said. Career diplomat Selim Yenel , in an interview with Reuters, said Ankara was ready to change its anti-terrorism law, as requested by Brussels, and might not reintroduce the death penalty, a move European Union leaders say would end talks to join the bloc.

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UN Concern Over Alleged World Vision Aid Diversion

World Vision's chief executive, Kevin Jenkins, said that Mr El Halabi was only given signing authority over $15,000 (Dh 55,000) at any given time and so the notion that he could have funnelled millions to Hamas is simply not possible, given the NGO's budget.

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Southern Strike Called Off

Planned strikes by Southern Rail workers for Thursday and Friday have been called off so that new talks over the role of conductors can begin, Acas has said. Rail workers will strike for a total of seven days in August in protest at Eurostar's alleged failure to implement measures that enable train managers to strike a good balance between family life and work, Britain's RMT union said on Wednesday.

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Turkish Delegation Travels to Russia to Discuss Solution for Syria Conflict

The meeting will be followed by talks by higher level officials, he said. Renewed claims of Turkish loyalty from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation came after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met President Vladimir Putin in Russian Federation.

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"Words Matter", Clinton Says Of Trump's Second Amendment Comment

At a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday, Trump said Clinton could abolish the Second Amendment through her potential picks for Supreme Court justices. Clinton's rebuttal was devastating because it was backed by more than a year of examples of Trump's own behavior. The US Constitution's Second Amendment guarantees a right to keep and bear arms.

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Wave of PKK attacks in southeast Turkey kill at least 12

At the same time as the attack in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir , a simultaneous blast hit a police bus in the town of Kiziltepe about 70 miles further south. Turkey's state-run news agency says Kurdish rebels have attacked a military vehicle with a roadside bomb, wounding several people. It blamed the attack on the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK.

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Germany: raids target 3 suspected IS supporters; no arrests

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee, armed with an axe and knife seriously injured five people on a train near Wuerzberg on 18 July, before being shot dead by police. One of them is believed to have given the group financial and logistical support, she added, stressing that no further details about the case could be revealed, since the investigation was ongoing.

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Fighting in Aleppo Leaves 2 Million Without Water, UN Says

Heavy fighting between an alliance of anti-Assad rebels and jihadists and Syrian regime forces backed by Russian airstrikes has led to the seizing of rival access routes which have left Aleppo's residents cut off from humanitarian assistance, the United Nations said in a statement on August 8.

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Two Million in Aleppo at Possible Health Risk, UN Calls for Ceasefire

The organisation said it can confirm at least 10 attacks on medical facilities in eastern Aleppo in July alone. All routes into Aleppo are exposed to Syrian military fire, meaning that the rebels will not be able to fully use the road they had opened, state news agency SANA reported.

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Dilma Rousseff to stand trial after indictment by Brazil's Senate

The 68-year-old female leader has said the impeachment process is an attempt by her opponents to remove her from office. A two-thirds majority (54 votes) is required to strip her of her mandate as president, and the opposition claims they have more than enough legislators on their side.

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Table tennis player delivers 4th Olympic medal for North Korea

Li, 28, said she had given her best. The bronze medal went to Kim Song I of South Korea, beaten 4-1 by Ding in her semi-final. The story was unfortunately similar in the bronze match, with the world No. At the Athens Games, Kim Hyang-mi won the silver medal. Li's next match will pick up the victor between No. 2 seed Feng Tianwei of Singapore and the sixth-seeded Fukuhara Ai of Japan who play against each other later on Tuesday.

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ANC shaken to core as voters look beyond race

The winners in the election were the DA, whose share of the national vote rose to 27.1 per cent, from 22.2 per cent in 2014 national elections, and the Economic Freedom Fighters, which won 8.2 per cent support, up from 6.3 per cent. "Even if the EFF is not in our plans to form a coalition government, they are certainly going to be part of my plans to run the city and do it properly", he said.

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China open to contact with Philippines: Foreign Ministry

Poling added, "They're reinforced to take a strike". The CSIS released the report with the headline "Build and They Will Come: China Prepares Spratlys for Military Aircraft". Diplomatic relations in the region have been strained by The Hague's ruling. "So this is militarization", he said. In July, President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte said his country would send Ramos a special envoy to China to discuss the conflict over territorial dispute in the South China Sea.

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Man climbs to 21st floor of Trump Tower using suction cups

Trump (Why I Climbed Your Tower)". "At no time did he express that he wanted to hurt anybody, his sole intention was to meet with Mr. Trump", said Asst. When would-be rescuers smashed a window above him, he ducked to avoid big shards of glass that fell. No one was injured. Special operations officers could be seen grabbing the unidentified climber into an opened window on the building's 21st floor Wednesday evening.

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It Took a Year to Conceive. Fire Killed Her Newborn, 11 More

By morning, fathers searched for their missing newborns but everything went in vain. Ahmed further said that 8 babies and 29 female patients were evacuated from the ward. Eshrak Ahmed Jaasar, 41, told the news agency that her 4-day-old nephew was missing after his mother was moved to another hospital ward. One mother, who had given birth by C-section on Tuesday, told the Times she heard screaming that night, when the fire began.

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U.S. Secret Service looking into Trump's Second Amendment remarks

In response to Trump's comment, Clinton said, "Words matter, my friends". DONALD TRUMP: Nobody in that room thought anything other than what you just said. Trump has dismissed the defections and criticism as an unsurprising reaction of the so-called Washington elite to his drive to change the status quo.

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Thais fear new constitution could 'dilute' democracy

Decha Shangkamanee, a day labourer in Khon Kaen, said he had voted against it because he disliked the junta, but did not expect the referendum to make much difference. Pavin, a Thai and a vocal critic of the junta, told The Associated Press that a victory in the referendum would give the junta the reason to tell the world "don't you dare criticize us anymore because we have the legitimacy".

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Iowa landowners seek immediate halt to pipeline construction

The 27-year-old actress was also joined at the event by Shailene Woodley and Rosario Dawson, who were there to protest a pipeline that would interfere with Native American territory. Law enforcement officers have been called to southern North Dakota to keep the peace between American Indian protesters and developers of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline from North Dakota to IL.

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Japan should resolve East China Sea dispute through diplomacy, dialogue: China

The images have emerged about a month after an global court in The Hague ruled against China's claims in the resource-rich area, a decision rejected by Beijing. "They're reinforced to take a strike". South Korea and the United States began discussions to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) unit in the South after the North's fourth nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch in defiance of U.N.

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Passenger says gunshots hit Olympic media bus

The bus was making its way from the Games basketball venue to the main Olympic park at Barra da Tijuca when two shots were heard hitting the vehicle. People started shouting "just keep going". Security at the Olympics is to be stepped up after bullets were believed to have been fired at a media bus.

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73-year-old librarian killed during Citizens Police Academy practice shooting exercise

Punta Gorda police Chief Tom Lewis said Knowlton was "mistakenly struck with a live round". She was pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital. There's too much hate in this world, in America. The class put on by the Chamber of Commerce and the Punta Gorda police station, was just one stop during the weeks-long curriculum.

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Second Palestinian aid official in Gaza charged with assisting Hamas

The Shin Bet claims that in 2014 Burish was instructed by Hamas to apply for an engineer position at the UN Development Program in charge of renovating houses damaged during conflict with Israel. Israel's Shin Bet security service said Borsh used his position with the UNDP "to provide material assistance to Hamas' terrorist/military efforts", Xinhua news agency cited.

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Several wounded in PKK attack in southern Turkey

In the region's largest city, Diyarbakir , sources say five civilians were killed in a auto bomb attack apparently targeting police, the sources said. A security source said initial indications were that seven people had been wounded. There were no further details available from the Diyarbakir attack.

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Islamic State fighters taken off battlefields

Fighters were thought to have had their hands and feet bound before being thrown into a vehicle where they were gassed to death., for not willingly fighting to the death. The effort in both of Iraq and Syria has cost the USA military over $8.4 billion. Additionally, while female Westerners are drawn to ISIS at higher rates than those joining anti-ISIS groups, the women who take up the fight against the Islamic State are far more likely to take on combat roles, usually as part of women ...

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Somali Man Who Killed American in London Not "Motivated by Terrorism"

Richard Wagner , the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and his wife, Darlene Horton , were in London where he taught in the summer session at the university's renowned London Study Program. The attacker was arrested at the scene after being tasered by police officers. Police said mental health was a "significant factor" in the incident that took place in a busy area close to the British Musem and home to many hotels and restaurants popular with tourists.

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Car Hits Protester, Gunshots Follow at Mike Brown Vigil in Ferguson

Witnesses told The Associated Press that a vehicle drove into a group of protesters who were blocking a street during the demonstration Tuesday night to mark two years since the unarmed black 18-year-old's fatal shooting by a white police officer.

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Secret Service spoke to Trump campaign over gun comments

The rally was Trump's second appearance in Fayetteville, but it attracted a much smaller crowd than his first visit in March. However, two of Trump's most visible SC backers, North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey and Lt. "I hope he clears it up very quickly, you should never joke about something like that", he said. "He has to abandon the comedy routine". "I was gonna hit this guy so hard, his head would spin, he wouldn't know what the hell happened".


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