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Raw: Bill Clinton Pays Respects to Shimon Peres

President Barack Obama who, the White House later confirmed, will attend Peres's funeral on Friday. A leader who did more than anyone to build his country into a formidable, nuclear-armed regional military power then turned into a tireless campaigner for Middle East peace, Mr Peres remained energetic until his final days.

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HM Rajnath Singh reviews security with border states

Later, Singh will visit Murar Border Outpost (BOP) in Jaisalmer district and interact with BSF jawans. Sealing of India-Pakistan border was discussed during the meeting. "Shall visit forward areas near the global border and interact with BSF jawans", Singh said in a tweet. Technology solution including cameras, senors and lasers will now be placed in such locations.

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Pakistan asks India to release detained separatist leaders

SRINAGAR, India Indian soldiers shot dead three suspected militants who tried to raid an army base in northern Kashmir on Thursday, police said , the latest in a wave of attacks that has raised tensions with neighboring Pakistan. The infiltration bids come barely a day after National Security Advisor Ajit Doval briefed the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) that Pakistani army has mobilised about 100 terrorists across the LoC to push them into India to carry out attacks in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Despite Beckham's complaints, Eli says Odell brought it on himself

The Giants' wide receiver was visibly frustrated throughout the game and that carried over into the post-game when he spoke to reporters about how he's being targeted by officials. He was able to play in all 16 games a year ago with Bridgewater, hauling in 49 passes for a career-high 495 yards and five TDs. "In the National Football League", coach Mike Zimmer said, "it's adapt or you get eaten up".

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F1: Hamilton's pain 'indescribable' after 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix heartache

Mercedes executive director Paddy Lowe defended the team, saying there was "no pattern" as to whyHamilton's engines kept failing and Rosberg's did not. "I am taking him to Japan tomorrow in my plane". "I made the decision", Horner said. Twenty-three points is a lot to gain, but you never know what can happen to the other guy.

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UN Envoy Offers to Escort Islamist Militants out of Syria's Aleppo

Russia's Ministry of Defence today said the USA should carefully consider the consequences of strikes on Syrian army positions because such strikes would obviously threaten Russian servicemen. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura makes emotional plea to Russian authorities and Syrian government to announce immediate halt on aerial bombardment of east Aleppo.

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Poland: Women Protest Proposed Anti-Abortion Bill

It seems like their anger didn't go unnoticed: Jaroslaw Gowin, the minister for science and education, said that the protests "caused us to think and taught us humility" , indicating that the proposed change will not go ahead. Debates sparked in Poland over a proposal to completely ban abortions by the womans own free will. The decision appeared to doom a proposal to add further limits to what is already one of Europe's most restrictive abortion laws.

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Russia lauds its military experience in Syria

At least 40 Ankara-backed Syrian rebels were killed in a blast that rocked their position on the Syrian-Turkish border on Thursday, according to pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus described the blast as an "inhuman attack", adding that "those who perpetrated this committed a crime against humanity".

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Boris Johnson Slapped Down Over 'Early Brexit' Comments By Prime Minister's Office

She has repeatedly said that she does not want to "put Britain's cards on the table" before the process has even started. "She declared it is nearly impossible to trigger Article 50 this year". "Honestly, I leave London with a feeling that the government is undecided about how and when they should trigger Article 50". Last week Johnson was slapped down by the Prime Minister after he told Sky News Brexit may be kickstarted at the start of 2017.

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Andy Burnham to resign from shadow cabinet to concentrate on mayoral campaign

Speaking at a nearby Momentum event in Liverpool, vice chair of the grassroots Corbyn support group Jackie Walker claimed there is "little if any" evidence that anti-Semitism is a major problem within Labour. "We will fund that investment because it will lead to a more productive economy providing the basis on which our economy and our businesses can thrive, helping to provide over a million good jobs and opportunities for businesses".

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Donald Trump claims 'credit' for Mike Pence's debate performance

Republican candidate Donald Trump , points toward Republican vice presidential candidate Indiana Governor Mike Pence after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He even showed a clip of Pence praising Vladimir Putin as a strong leader, which Pence denied saying during the debate. "He will either become the vice president, or he will have positioned himself as the front-runner for the GOP nomination in 2020", he said.

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UKIP's Steven Woolfe injured in 'altercation'

When asked on Sky News if he had any information relating to the altercation, Mr Hamilton replied: "I understand there was an argument between some MEPs and Steven, I think, picked a fight with one of them and came off worst". Woolfe said in a statement that a CT scan had revealed he did not have a blood clot on the brain. He warned the party was at "breaking point" and said he was "utterly disgusted" with Mr Hamilton, who he accused of "spewing his bile before anyone knew if Steven was ...

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MyCare wants United Nations to intervene in Israel's detention of Gaza flotilla

Ms Habbib was joined by 12 other women en route to the Gaza Strip in an attempt to break Israel's naval blockade of the territory. Another crew member, Mairead Maguire from Northern Ireland, said they were intercepted in worldwide waters and taken to Israel.

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UKIP Leadership Favourite Steven Woolfe Conscious In Hospital After Altercation With MEP

Arron Banks, a prominent Ukip donor and supporter, said Mr Hamilton's attack on Mr Woolfe was "the final straw" - although he did not clarify what he meant. Mr Farage refused to be drawn on who else was involved in the incident which he likened to the conduct "you see in third world parliaments". Founded in 1993 with the goal of removing Britain from the European Union, UKIP has moved from the fringes of British politics to a position of serious influence.

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Hull UKIP MEP Mike Hookem 'punched' Steven Woolfe in row

UKIP said Woolfe had two "epileptic-like fits" and lost consciousness, but "that has now passed". Mr. Woolfe, who celebrates his 49 birthday today, is said to have hit his head after being struck; reports on Twitter have suggested he fell against a window.

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong detained in Bangkok by Thai authorities

Wearing a green khaki shirt, Wong said he wasn't sure if it was the authorities or customs who had told him. It also reported that the ruling junta and Foreign Ministry denied that they had issued the order. The party, co-founded by Wong this year, also said it "strongly condemns the Thai government for unreasonably limiting Wong's freedom and right to entry".

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Jitu Shoots Silver at World Cup in Italy

Giuseppe Giordano (Ita) 170.3 (554). In fact, the Indian shooter was 0.1 point away from elimination, with three more rounds to go. In the process, Jitu also equalled his own national record score in the qualification round, which was shot in 2014 at Maribor World Cup.

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USA weighs tougher response to Russian Federation

US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday that national security agencies were reviewing all options to try to end the Syrian civil war. The Russian government vowed on Thursday to continue its operations in Syria, dismissing Secretary of State John Kerry's threat to cut off talks if the bombardment of Aleppo continued.

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Surly Hamilton blames 'guy above' for engine woe

Australian Daniel Ricciardo, who profited from Hamilton's misfortune to lead a Red Bull one-two in Malaysia, missed out on his qualifying practice after the virtual safety auto was activated but went back out for a long run. Rosberg extended his lead over Hamilton to 23 points in the overall standings after the Briton was forced to retire from a comfortable lead in the Sepang race 16 laps from the finish.

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May doubles down on immigration control in Brexit deal

Mrs May, speaking on the final day of the Conservative Party's annual conference, told members the government must tackle the problems which spurred millions of Britons to vote to leave the European Union in a referendum on June 23 - a decision she said was part of a protest against the "rich and powerful".

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Swedish MEP takes aim at Hungary's 'racist' and 'dangerous' migrant referendum

Speaking after the vote he said the referendum result must be taken into account by European Union decision makers. Spearheaded by the country's Prime Minister Viktor Orban , the campaign aims to limit the number of migrants seeking asylum in Hungary .

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Syria: de Mistura, east Aleppo will be destroyed in 2 months

The whole of rebel-held eastern Aleppo could be destroyed by Christmas if the "cruel, constant" Russian-backed bombing of the Syrian city continues, the United Nations special envoy for Syria has warned. Another group, the Local Coordination Committees, said the blast killed 35 people, including two senior judicial officials from the opposition. Both Russia and the USA have traded blows and hardened their positions against each other over the break-up of the truce while blaming each other ...

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Polish women protest anti-abortion law

The right-wing government, led by the Law and Justice party, is also under worldwide pressure not to move forward with the idea, with a debate scheduled later Wednesday in the European Parliament on the situation of women in Poland. However, he said he supported a total ban on abortions of foetuses with Down's syndrome, which is now permitted. Mariusz Dzierzawski, from the committee Stop Abortion , which initiated the proposal, said he hopes it might still return to the commission level.

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Hazeltine setup had a 'pro-am feel' at Ryder Cup, Justin Rose says

Ryan Moore struggled to find the words to describe his emotions after going from being the final captain's pick to clinching the Ryder Cup for Team USA a week later. Reed then holed a birdie putt from 35 feet, charging the crowd before turning to wag his finger at McIlroy. "The water holes out there, the pins were as far away from the water as possible".

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Security Council defends not selecting woman for Sec-Gen

Guterres's name will now be considered by the 193-member General Assembly for final confirmation. "I think we are living in a world where we see a multiplication of new conflicts, and you see an enormous difficulty in solving the conflicts", Guterres said.

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Migrants march toward Hungary border to demand its opening

Balkan route Hungary built steel security fences on its borders with Serbia and Croatia last autumn, to divert hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants who were heading north along the "Balkan route" towards Germany and western European states.

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Modi warns ministers, BJP leaders against 'chest thumping' on surgical strikes

His word of caution came against the backdrop of demands that the government should present proof about the cross-LoC raids to counter the smear campaign by Pakistan. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh briefed the Prime Minister about his two-day visit to the Ladakh region as part of the Centre's outreach to Jammu and Kashmir.

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Everton striker Valencia fakes injury to escape from police

Manchester United right-back Antonio Valencia has taken to social media following Ecuador's impressive 3-0 win over Chile. At Ecuador practice on Wednesday, Valencia was confronted by police over more than £13,000 in delinquent child support payments to the mother of his child in Ecuador.

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7 things we learnt from the Labour conference

Speaking at the time Mr Lucas wrote: "I have no confidence in your Leadership". At the same time, he will underline his views about the positive impact migrants have had and will refuse to set any target to curb numbers - a position likely to prove contentious even within his own party.

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Democrats' ad calls out Mike Pence for false statements in VP debate

Yet for the most part, Kaine was determined to make the showdown a referendum on Trump's character. "Mr. Trump does very well in town halls". Republican Mike Pence emerged from the vice presidential debate Wednesday an energized No. "He was cool, he was smart". Mike Pence won big!" and "Mike Pence won big. Pence played the good soldier afterward. "A lot of stories suggest that Donald Trump's reaction to the debate was one of anger, 'Why won't my own running mate defend me?' That, I ...

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Eastern Aleppo faces 'total ruin' in two months

Meanwhile, activists in the northern city of Aleppo said it was calmer on Thursday after Syria's military command announced the night before it would scale back bombardment of the contested city to allow civilians to leave besieged rebel-held neighborhoods.

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Philippines' defense minister says military can manage without U.S. aid

The tough-talking former city mayor, who describes himself as a left-leaning leader, has had an uneasy relationship with the US and with Obama and has declared intentions to bolster relations with China and Russian Federation as he revamps the country's foreign policy that has long leaned on Washington.

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Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong detained in Thailand

Immigration officers had refused to give any explanation for Wong's detention, saying only that he had been "blacklisted", he said. Wong, 19, was at the heart of the mass demonstrations against Chinese influence, known as the Umbrella Movement, which brought parts of Hong Kong to a standstill for almost three months.

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Obama shouts to bill clinton let s go

Netanyahu has said he is ready to hold new peace talks with Abbas at any time provided there are no preconditions. "As a man of security, he fortified Israel's strength in many ways, some of which even today is still unknown". "He (Peres) showed us that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist idea". Among the mourners were French President Francois Hollande , Britain's Prince Charles , German President Joachim Gauck and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Lewis Hamilton hints at Mercedes conspiracy theory following Malaysia engine failure

Hamilton had looked the odds-on favourite to comfortably win the Sepang race before his engine went up in smoke on lap 41. Red Bull boss Christian Horner admits he enjoyed Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen's battle on Sunday at the Malaysian GP.


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