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Israeli Navy Makes 'Uneventful' Interception of Women's Gaza Flotilla

The blockade has stifled the tiny state's weak economy but Israel insists it is necessary to prevent Hamas importing weapons. "It has happened before and the point of the flotilla is to highlight the blockade, that's why Marama went". In a video on the Kia Ora Gaza website which was pre-recorded in case the flotilla was detained, Davidson said there was no reason to detain the women.

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OH poll: Clinton and Trump locked in tight race

Pence killed it in his debate against Democrat Virginia Sen. The problem for Trump and Pence is that they can scarcely afford to see the Obama coalition of minority voters come back together and moments like this have the potential to get young people paying attention during the final weeks.

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Indian army says it killed 3 suspected rebels in Kashmir

Disapproving Sharif's remark, government sources put forth New Delhi's views in this regard. In a debate during the UN General Assembly in NY yesterday, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin rejected the remarks on Kashmir made by Pakistan's envoy Maleeha Lodhi.

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May's talk of "hard Brexit" pushes the pound to a hard landing

Investors owning the country's shares in greenbacks have suffered more than local ones in the past three years and the biggest USA exchange-traded fund tracking the shares has seen outflows nearly every month this year. A three-day decline in the Pound after U.K. PM Theresa May set a date to start the process of leaving the European Union has left sterling trading at its weakest level against the Euro since 2011.

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Tim Kaine on VP Debate: 'I Got Dinged' for Interrupting Too Much

She said the vice presidential debate demonstrated "a true distinction between what Governor Pence has accomplished, in growing jobs and the economy in his home state of in, while Senator Kaine - the debt increased dramatically". Louis between Clinton and Trump, who needs to rebound from a rocky performance in his first debate, one that gave Clinton a boost in national opinion polls with the November 8 Election Day only five weeks away.

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PM Modi Asks Ministers To Stop Creating Frenzy Over Surgical Strikes

DG ISPR General Asim Saleem Bajwa stressed that while Pakistan had brought journalists to the LoC and was showing them the situation on the ground; India was not allowing the same access to its own people, which was suspicious. VALLEY'S WINTER OF INFILTRATION The sudden increase in infiltration attempts by Pakistani terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir is because of the approaching winter, when crossing the Line of Control (LoC) becomes almost impossible, says the Indian Army.

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European Union aid summit pledges $1.35 billionn to help Afghanistan

Secretary of State John Kerry said that he still has "an enormous sense of confidence about the future". Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, said Afghan forces are back in control of Kunduz, according to alliance generals.

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Family releases video from Charlotte police shooting

In new video, the body of the man killed by Charlotte police can be seen on the ground, but his actual shooting is not shown. Four shots are heard in quick succession, and he crumples to the ground mortally wounded. Protesters rushed police in riot gear at a downtown Charlotte hotel and officers have fired tear gas to disperse the crowd. "You will see what is pertinent, specifically where it starts and where it ends, at the shooting", Putney said.

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Philippines' Duterte says if EU, US want to halt assistance 'go ahead'

As Duterte's barrage of hostilities against the United States becomes more common, the Philippine leader expressed willingness to be in alliance with Russian Federation and China. Last month, he called Obama by a slur in Tagalog that can be translated as "son of a b--". 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 that are capable of hosting military bases.

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Exclusive video shows fatal encounter between Charlotte police, Keith Lamont Scott

Kerr Putney, Charlotte-Mecklenburg's police chief, announced the decision at a news conference Saturday, reports The New York Times . Police also released photos of a gun that they said was retrieved at the scene, adding that it contained Scott's DNA and fingerprints.

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Everything good about Tesla stock might already be 'priced in' (TSLA)

Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. Like the Mission E, Vitola will also likely utilize the front and rear electric motor design similar to Tesla's "Dual Motor" powertrain that it uses with the Model S and the Model X.

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Abortion legal in Thai birth defect cases linked to Zika, officials say

And now as a hurricane approaches Zika-infected Miami-Dade, she's concerned that evacuees will spread the disease throughout the state. Now, with administration officials busily trying to stem the fallout from President Duterte's war on drugs, the danger posed by the Zika virus is under the radar.

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Etihad in talks with Germany's TUI to create new European airline

In a separate statement Etihad Aviation Group, which holds 29.2 percent of Air Berlin , confirmed its was in talks with TUI "to create a strong European leisure airline group, focused on point-to-point flying to connect key tourist markets".

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Finney: Clinton Was Saying We Have to be Patient With Millennials

And by the way, during the campaign, we do have our differences. But I don't pay any taxes. I used to think I was different with my college degree until I found out everyone I worked with in the cafe had one. "They feel they got their education - and the jobs that are available to them are not at all what they envisioned for themselves", Clinton said during a question-and-answer session.

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Syria aid convoy was hit by airstrike - United Nations expert

On Wednesday the Syrian Government announced that it would reduce its bombardment of eastern Aleppo to allow civilians to leave and for humanitarian reasons, but Modar has said he does not trust this. The Hawar news agency in the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria said 18 were killed. Toner said Kerry had also spoken about Syria with the top diplomats from Britain, the European Union, France, Germany, Turkey and Qatar.

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Protesters Defeat Proposed Abortion Ban in Poland

The draft bill was the result of a citizens' initiative by the conservative think-tank Ordo Iuris, which gathered 450,000 signatures in favor of tightening abortion legislation, forcing parliament to debate it. European politicians from various liberal parties welcomed the news of the proposed ban's rejection on Twitter, which is being seen as a victory for womens' rights following the protests earlier this week.

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Now, replacement Samsung Note 7 catches fire on U.S. plane

Samsung issued a recall , replacing problematic Galaxy Note 7 units but it seems the new ones might also be faulty. "Until we are able to retrieve the device, we can not confirm that this incident involves the new Note 7 ", it said in a statement.

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Protests escalate into violence in South Africa as police and students clash

Witwatersrand University vice-chancellor Adam Habib had pleaded with protestors to respect the poll and stand down so the academic programme could resume, but hundreds turned up to vent their frustrations with the system. However, universities say that the cost of providing adequate education has risen sharply due to the falling value of the local currency, the rand, and the poor economic climate, which is hampering their efforts to raise money from private sources.

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Gov. Deal issues mandatory evacuation for 6 coastal Ga. counties

Forecasts show Matthew will likely pass offshore Saturday, but close enough to land to cause potentially serious damage. Projections from the hurricane experts say conditions on the Space Coast will be felt by late Thursday evening, with tropical storm conditions possible by early Thursday.

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As tension with India escalates, Sharif holds meeting with Pak parties

The attack on the camp of India's 46 Rashtriya Rifles in Baramulla, which also houses a unit of the Border Security Force, started at around 10:30 pm (1700 GMT) and repeated exchanges of fire ensued. "It's been two days and Pakistan has still no idea what has happened", he said. Police said the Pakistani troops targeted Badoo and Chanoo hamlets.

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Pope's Mass snubbed in Orthodox Georgia

Georgia has a miniscule 2.5-percent Catholic minority in the overwhelmingly Orthodox Christian country. Francis arrived in Baku from neighboring Georgia, one of the world's oldest Christian nations, which fought a brief war with Russian Federation in 2008 over two breakaway regions, South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

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Wacom Unveils The MobileStudio Pro Tablet

While individual models of MobileStudio Pro vary, all come with powerful Intel® processors and memory and storage configurations, ranging from 64GB up to 512GB. "Wacom revolutionized pen input over 30 years ago when it introduced the first pressure-sensitive pen and we continue to provide the ultimate design and creative experience for our customers", states Neumann.

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Portugal's Guterres set to be United Nations secretary general

None of the permanent members - Britain, China, France, Russia or the US - signaled an intention to cast a veto against Guterres in a formal vote. Guterres, who was also the former head of the United Nations refugee agency, is poised to succeed United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on January 1, 2017.

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Trump takes credit for Pence's debate success

Pence: We just never would. "That quote, I found it personally offensive", said Alfaro, whose father immigrated to the U.S.in the 1960s. Mr Kaine rebutted attacks on Mrs Clinton's family foundation, her emails and her struggles persuading voters that she is trustworthy.

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Bomb explosion wounds several near airport in Istanbul in Turkey

Vasip Sahin, the governor for Istanbul , said on his Twitter account that the explosion near the police station in Yenibosna district was caused by bomb mounted on a motorcycle. The last blast in Istanbul was in June, a month before an attempted coup to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan's government, when 45 people were killed in a triple suicide bombing at the airport.

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India criticises UNSC over failiure to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar

China backing Azhar can be seen as China's backing of Pakistan. India will formally take up with China its blocking of the United Nations ban on terror mastermind Maulana Masood Azhar. China alone has blocked India on the issue of Azhar. He also emphasised that India would welcome any move which enables functioning of the UN Committee in a "manner where political considerations do not hold hostage the designation of known terrorists" and change the rule of "complete ...

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Anti-ISIL fight to grow harder after Mosul: Canadian general

A TMN source told the BBC that he believed US-led coalition forces were responsible as they had been providing air support during the battle. The Iraqi parliament's labeling Turkey's military presence in the country "occupiers" is unacceptable, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said Thursday.

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Manohar Parrikar urges Asean countries to 'cooperate unreservedly' to destroy terror networks

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned ministers that there must be no "chest thumping" about the military action and urged them not to speak out of turn. Parrkiar said that many ex-servicemen have written to him showing willingness to fight on the border if required. Parrikar called those criticising the Indian Army as "people who are not loyal to our country" and justified that "we don't have to give them any proof".

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Indian police detain hundreds over US tax scam

The Superintendent of Police, Dr Mahesh Patil , said that the fraudsters used a special software to disguise their number, which ensured that the receiver saw a USA number on their phones. "The money collected from customers would be distributed in the ratio of 30% and 70% per cent between the U.S. and Indian members of the syndicate", the officer said.

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Next debate prep: Clinton's light schedule, Trump stays on trail

Moderating a vice presidential debate is a tough assignment, particuarly when one candidate decides to constantly interrupt and the other dodges statements made by his running mate. "We'd have a hard time defending him, too". Hillary Clinton and Trump debate for the second time on Sunday night in St. Louis. "I'd argue that Mike had the single most decisive victory in the history of vice-presidential debates", he said.

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Upset with Turkey, Iraq seeks UN Security Council session

Turkey insisted Thursday that its troops will remain in Iraq despite Baghdad's growing anger ahead of a planned operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State jihadists. Speaking via teleconference from Baghdad , OIR's director of partner force development and the ministerial liaison team said, as the USA -led coalition continues to support Iraqi security forces' operations to seize Mosul, that he has "every confidence" in the Iraqi security forces' ability to retake Mosul.

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United Nations releases satellite images of damage in Syria's Aleppo

The trip by Jean-Marc Ayrault comes after the collapse of a ceasefire brokered by the two powers last month, which has been followed by intense Syrian and Russian bombing of rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Friday that he would establish an internal U.N. board of inquiry to investigate the attack and urged all parties to fully cooperate.

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Trump takes credit for Mike Pence's debate win

Said Republican strategist Rich Galen: "How did Pence win?' He was on defense the whole time, either couldn't, wouldn't answer, or lied about what we all know Trump has said". Finney said. "And I think the answer to that is pretty clear after last night". Pence said "the provocations by Russian Federation need to be met with American strength" and that if Russian Federation chooses to continue to be involved in "barbaric" attacks on civilians, "the United States of America should be ...

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UKIP leadership hopeful Steven Woolfe in hospital after 'fight' at party meeting

He subsequently collapsed as they went in to vote at the European parliament. However party insiders told The Telegraph that Mr Woolfe was punched by a Ukip colleague following an altercation. Mr Farage, Mr Woolfe and the rest of Ukip's 22 MEPs were invited to a meeting in the European parliament to discuss their leadership crisis. James cited a lack of support from colleagues as she plunged the party into turmoil.

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UKIP leadership hopeful Steven Woolfe in hospital after 'fight' at party meeting

He subsequently collapsed as they went in to vote at the European parliament. However party insiders told The Telegraph that Mr Woolfe was punched by a Ukip colleague following an altercation. Mr Farage, Mr Woolfe and the rest of Ukip's 22 MEPs were invited to a meeting in the European parliament to discuss their leadership crisis. James cited a lack of support from colleagues as she plunged the party into turmoil.


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