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Syria peace efforts must continue despite break with Russia: Kerry

The White House and State Department said Monday there was no point to continue bilateral discussions because Russia hasn't lived up to a September 9 agreement that included a demand for unfettered humanitarian aid to places like Aleppo , which has been under Russian and Syrian bombardment.

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Haiti hunkers down as Hurricane Matthew bears down on Caribbean

Residents and visitors of Glynn County are being urged to closely monitor Hurricane Matthews as it tracks north out of the Caribbean and along the east coast of Florida. "All residents should continue their preparation on Wednesday and begin wrapping them up on Thursday and early Friday morning", the release stated.

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'Creepy clown' rumors at Antioch and Oakland…

Since then, similar reports have surfaced across the country, though few of the incidents have resulted in arrests or evidence that the clowns actually exist. Meanwhile, Cape Breton Regional Police told The Chronicle Herald they received calls in late September about clowns standing in the road, or jumping into the road.

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Floridians react to debate between vice presidential candidates Kaine and Pence

Although Kaine stumbled in regard to style, he might fare a bit better on substance in the post-fight analysis. "The benefit of Tim Kaine and Mike Pence not having a lot of scandals.is that they get to talk about the issues", said Washburn junior Austin Harris, a Democrat.

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Investigators name two Russian speakers in connection with MH17 tragedy

On Wednesday 28 September the Joint Investigation Team, which comprises investigators from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine, announced the first results of its criminal inquiry into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014.

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Nigel Farage says he won't return as UKIP leader

Meanwhile, Lisa Duffy, who also contested the party's leadership, told the BBC's Today programme Ms James wasn't fully committed to the positon, adding: "I didn't believe this was something that she particularly wanted to do, or had the passion to do".

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Anderson Cooper staying with CNN with new contract

It includes a carve-out for Cooper's work on the CBS newsmagazine " 60 Minutes " but precludes the talk show possibility, the sources said. Now that Strahan has permanently vacated the position as he moves over to ABC's Good Morning America , Cooper's entry would have been flawless timing.

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Krauthammer: Kaine Set 'Little Conventional Explosives' For Pence

However, in other parts of the speech, Trump stressed that non-criminal immigrants living in the United States illegally would also eventually have to return to their home countries and apply for re-entry. The two Vice Presidential candidates engaged in a 90-minute war of words in a bid to defend the Presidential nominees. " Donald Trump always puts himself first", Kaine said, pointing out that when Trump began his presidential campaign previous year he called "Mexicans rapists and ...

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Superhero funeral for SC shooting victim

Hall died after being shot last week at Townville Elementary in Townville, located in northwestern SC. His death led prosecutors to upgrade the attempted murder charge against the 14-year-old shooting suspect to murder. The teenager was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder. The family of six-year-old Jacob Hall , who was shot a week ago as a first-grade class at a SC elementary school left for recess, are planning his funeral.

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Attack on Aleppo aid convoy last month was air strike: UN expert

The release coincides with a stepped-up offensive by Syrian pro-government forces that are 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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Most Active Volume Stock: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

To help you determine whether Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Jefferies Group reiterated a buy rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold in a research report on Thursday, July 14th. During the same quarter previous year, the business earned $0.14 earnings per share. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX)'s earnings per share growth ratio for the past 5 years was noted as -34.9% while revenue increase for the past 5 years was -3.5%.

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Surgical Strikes didn't affect Indian economy: CII backs government

Pakistani National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua briefly spoke with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Monday, three officials in Islamabad said, the first such high-level contact in weeks. The troops have also moved military hardware to the forward positions. Pakistan says India's claim of a bold military operation deep into Pakistan-controlled territory was meant for consumption by a roused up domestic audience demanding retaliation against a September 18 militant attack on an ...

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Surgical strikes: Pakistan fires across LoC, India retaliates

On Saturday, Pakistani troops shelled Indian posts and civilian areas with mortar bombs, rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) and heavy machine guns (HMG) amid small arms firing along LoC in positions along LoC in Pallanwala and Chhamb areas.

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Woman lost at sea bonded with son while fishing

A spokeswoman for the Coast Guard in Boston said Monday that so much time has gone by that it is now "beyond the survivability window" to continue searching for Linda Carman, of Middletown, Connecticut. Comments on that search by police remain elusive. Linda Carman's mother, Rita Chakalos, died of cancer just weeks before her father was killed. Friends are remembering a CT woman who is presumed dead more than a week after the fishing boat she was on with her son sank in the Atlantic Ocean.

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IL Treasurer Suspends $30 Billion in Investment Activity from Wells Fargo

That step would make it easier for customers to sue the bank for any damages they incurred when bank employees opened as many as two million accounts in customers' names without their consent. "We are not going to let corporations like Wells Fargo use these fine-print "gotchas" to escape accountability", Clinton said . At a campaign stop in Toledo, Ohio, the Democratic presidential nominee will unveil a measure aimed at curbing the prevalence of "forced arbitration" clauses in contracts ...

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French police and migrants clash at Calais

In this grab taken from video, police control protesters, during a demonstration near the migrant camp, in Calais, France, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. President Francois Hollande said on Monday that France will completely shut down the migrant camp in Calais by year-end and disperse the migrants across the country.

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New Zealand Police Dropping Beats in the Elevator

After all, what could make a workplace more fun than random dance breaks and people belting out tunes? The video begins with two officers thumping on the elevator floor and tapping the walls, soon three more officers walk in and join in the fun.

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Victoria University commiserates with Bulldogs' loss in The Age

The Dogs snapped their drought with a 22-point win against the Sydney Swans, a result few saw coming at the beginning of the season. He admitted the mood of the Swans squad was still gloomy a day after their grand final defeat. Beveridge added it is hard to look beyond the premiership, but said the next challenge would be sustained success. Club president Peter Gordon said the widespread support from all AFL fans for the Bulldogs during the finals was a big win for the league's concept ...

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India, Pakistan Tensions Rising as Countries Clash in Kashmir

Security officials in Islamabad also say that if Indian forces had crossed into Pakistan, it would have been treated as a declaration of war. This statement has contradicted Indian Army's claim of surgical strike inside Pakistan. "I myself am ready to fight if they dare - I have my weapon in my house", he said. He also warned India saying "We have not made an atomic device to display in a showcase".

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USA senators vow to override Obama's veto on 9/11 Saudi legal action

The Obama administration contends that would reduce the states' scope of foreign sovereign immunity and could open up U.S. companies and personnel to legal action for conducting official government work overseas. Kleinberg said, however, that she was optimistic Congress would override Obama's veto. "It's why the President's going to veto it". In a 2003 report , the USA government's 9/11 Commission said there was no evidence Saudi Arabia had funded al-Qaeda.

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Belgian prosecutor: 2 police stabbed, may be terror-related

A third officer was injured when he tried to stop the man, the official said. The suspect was shot in the leg but his injuries were not serious, HLN reported. Services resumed after bomb disposal teams had checked the area. That attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. This story is breaking and will be updated .

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Trump aide: He's paid 'hundreds of millions' in taxes

He has a hard time remembering who our friends are and who are adversaries are. The former secretary of state released her own 2015 tax returns in August, revealing that she and husband, former President Bill Clinton, paid an effective federal tax rate of 34 percent and an effective state and local tax rate of 9 percent, and donated almost 10 percent of their gross income to charity.

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Brexit timeline important for businesses: Theresa May

In that speech , Mr Abbott acknowledged he had been a "reluctant Remainer", but said that following the Brexit vote "all of us have to respect the people's verdict and make the most of it". Peter Lilley suggested it would be "foolish" to try to retain parts of the existing European Union arrangements while also seeking to withdraw from others, claiming this would "tie our hands" when negotiating with the rest of the world.

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Mike Pence denies police bias, racism at VP debate

But Mr Pence contended Mr Putin would respect Mr Trump because of his strength, "plain and simple". While the two men traded barbs back and forth about their respective candidate's record, observers noted that Pence did not defend some of Trump's more controversial remarks about women and minorities.

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Hurricane Matthew unleashes fury on Haiti, moves to Cuba

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued from near Marathon in the middle Keys northward to Deerfield Beach meaning tropical storm-force winds are possible in those areas late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. It was headed for southeastern Cuba and then into the Bahamas. Rivers surged with muddy water as heavy rain fell. The governor warned residents to take the storm seriously, adding "we can not rule out a direct hit".

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Baramulla attackers used 'civilians' as shields and escaped

The officer said a massive search operation was launched to locate the militants immediately after the two-hour long gunfire exchange stopped. The heavily-armed terrorists attacked the two camps belonging to Rashtriya Rifles and Border Security Force late last night, leading to a fierce gun-battle with the security forces.

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Pakistan for serious, result-oriented engagement with India: Abdul Basit

We welcome the decision of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to send a fact-finding mission to Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, and support a similar mission announced by the OIC. He called the contacts "a step forward" in easing tensions between India and Pakistan. If the two countries are to compete in tackling poverty and working for progress and peace, this can not be done in an atmosphere clouded with "fire, gunpowder and blood", he said.

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'Hard Brexit' could cost British finance firms 38 billion pounds

Commissioned by TheCityUK and developed with input from its Senior Brexit Steering Committee, senior industry practitioners, and the major trade associations, the comprehensive analytical toolkit enables quantification of the impact of potential regulatory options arising from Brexit in terms of jobs, tax and industry revenues.

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Russian Federation sent S-300 air defense system to Syria - ministry

Washington announced late Monday that it would suspend joint efforts to reinstate a nationwide truce, accusing Moscow of abetting Assad's assault on Aleppo. The U.S. decision to suspend talks with Russian Federation over restoring a ceasefire in Syria will further escalate the situation in the war-torn country and thus prolong the crisis, analysts say.

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United Nations expert: Attack on Aleppo aid convoy was air strike

Under the agreement, which was expanded in 2006 and 2010, Russian Federation and the USA each were to dispose of 34 metric tons of plutonium, enough material for about 17,000 nuclear warheads. 'We repelled their attempt to advance in Sheikh Saed and killed 10 regime fighters and destroyed several vehicles, ' said a fighter from the Failaq al-Sham rebel group who gave his name as Abdullah al-Halabi.

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Philippines at UN tells world not to interfere

I will maintain the military alliance, the PH-US pact which our countries signed in the early 50s. "He does say a lot of things in public, but we are still full speed ahead on cooperation with the Philippines", said the United States official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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Colombia: Public reject peace deal to end 52-year civil war

Colombians who voted against the deal put forward by center-right President Juan Manuel Santos argue it was too lenient on the FARC rebels by allowing them to re-enter society, form a political party, and escape jail sentences. The guerrilla war in Colombia has killed more than 220,000 people and driven millions from their homes. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who had been involved closely with peace talks since taking up office in 2014, said Europe respected the ...

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Bhutia hails Pandita for bagging La Liga team contract

He should also thank his parents for allowing him to take this route as well. I passed the trials there, but it didn't make sense for me. "It's a great feeling; it's a big moment for me. "It's too early to say when he will break into the main team -he is a young player, a rough diamond to be worked on", academy director Jorge Broto Benavente said.

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UK car sales rise 1.6 pct in September to hit new record

Despite last year's Volkswagen emissions scandal, diesel registrations rose 2.8% as petrols declined -1.1%. He said "As we have seen for the last six months, private sales have continued to fall causing the growth trajectory of new auto registrations to steadily drop".

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All you need to know about Baramulla attack

The martyred jawan has been identified as Constable Nitin while the injured personnel is Constable Pulwinder. Officials say that the situation has been brought under control. On Monday, security forces conducted searches in Baramulla, 54-km northwest of summer capital Srinagar . A BSF personnel was killed while another was injured when militants attacked two adjoining camps of Army and the paramilitary force in Baramulla.


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