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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations bid to end bombing of Aleppo

The latest advances aim to clear the way for "a crucial and decisive land offensive", said Syria's Al-Watan newspaper which is close to the government. Russian Federation has backed Assad with a year-long air campaign against the rebels. "We were disappointed when Egypt voted for the Russian proposal", Alya bint Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani, Qatar's ambassador to the United Nations, told Al Jazeera on Saturday.

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Trump's Vulgar Remarks Put Pence In Awkward Position

There are still 29 days to go before Election day, the first moment in 2016 we can hope that this ideal storm of pussy, which crossed over from hilarious to terrible long ago, will even begin to dissipate. McConnell said. Republicans such as Ayotte in hotly contested Senate races seemed quickest to denounce not only the comments but the candidate, as well.

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UKIP MEP leaves hospital after European Parliament bust-up

But Farage's statement earlier Thursday made it clear that party politics had played a role in the incident. But Mr Woolfe's spokesman claimed independent experts believed the injuries were "inconsistent with just a seizure or a fall as a result of a seizure".

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Lashker-e-Taiba hit hard in surgical strikes

After the operation, duty officer at the Director-General of Military Operation in Pakistan was informed. The sources said that the army waited for the opportunity when the terrorists were in the process of gathering at one place before giving them a bloody nose.

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Pakistani MPs condemn India's 'use of force' in Kashmir

He also said Pakistan rejected "ridiculous claims" of India about surgical strikes on the LoC. The U.S. recognized the importance of the resolution of Kashmir issue and urged on both India and Pakistan to resolve their differences through dialogue.

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Buttler loses cool as Bangladesh set up decider

The decision sparked wild celebrations from the Bangladesh players and Buttler, who was walking away, made his way towards the Bangladeshi players and had to be stopped by the umpire who stepped in and sent him on his way. There were a few overs where we let things happen. England found themselves vulnerable on a pitch that was slower than the one used in the first match at the same Shere Bangla National Stadium, which England won by 21 runs on Friday.

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Russia Ratifies Treaty Allowing Indefinite Troop Deployments In Syria

At least 250,000 people remain in east Aleppo, under near-continuous siege for months and now facing some of the most intense bombardment yet. Francois Delattre told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY on Friday that after a week of negotiations, "We are close to the moment of truth and now it is up to the Security Council and its 15 members to take their responsibilities".

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Theresa May rules out Brexit vote for MPs

While the government has treated the referendum as if it were binding, in fact it is the government - not the plebiscite - which has the constitutional power to make the actual decision on whether the United Kingdom should be in the European Union or not.

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Roger Waters puts his politics center stage at Desert Trip

Boasting headlines sets from Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, The Who and Roger Waters , the average age of performers was 72, and the tickets were priced for rich, older fans too. Young said of Waters: "Roger's gonna build a wall and we're gonna make Mexico great again". "I got invited to three parties this weekend", he said.

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London university claims its foreign academics barred from consulting on Brexit

The British pound endured one of its biggest falls ever today - with some in the markets blaming trading robots or a fat-fingered typo for sending the currency down a precipitous 6 percent in just a couple of minutes. For one of the world's major currencies, which is held as a reserve by countries around the world, it was a huge move. The pound fell off a cliff at about 2310 GMT on Thursday to strike a 31-year low at $1.1841, before rebounding back above $1.24.

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US has not given up 'pursuit of peace' in Syria: Kerry

One shell hit the compound's residential area while two others landed near the embassy building. But Moscow blamed the United States for the agreement's collapse, saying Washington had never been able to separate rebels on the ground from the jihadist group Fateh al-Sham Front, formerly Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate.

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Trump disagrees with his running mate on Syria crisis

Syria has always been the fighting ground for deadly fighting between a number of rebel groups, extremist fighters, and the Syrian military under President Bashar al-Assad. Answering questions about the humanitarian disaster in Syria's biggest city, where the regime and its Russian ally are carrying out a lethal bombing campaign, Trump said he disagreed with Gov.

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Trump takes credit for Mike Pence's debate performance

Kaine repeatedly asked Pence to defend Trump's positions on Russian President Vladimir Putin , immigration, nuclear weapons, and a proposed ban on Muslims entering the US but Pence's ability to dodge and deflect the comments without defending Trump had many conservatives wondering if Pence would make a better presidential candidate than Trump.

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World finance leaders seek to address anti-trade backlash

Emerging markets and developing economies will see a 0.1 percent point gain in growth to 4.2 percent. The group projects that the economy will grow to 2.2 percent by 2017, but medium term growth will be held down at 1.8 percent due to an aging population and low productivity growth .

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Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency

The authorities also assessed the damage in anti-government protests to foreign-owned factories and flower farms in the capital Addis Ababa . The state of emergency will last for six months . Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Sunday after more than a year of unrest in its Oromiya and Amhara regions, near the capital Addis Ababa , where protesters say the government has trampled on land and other political rights.

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US Government Blames Russia for Recent Hacks, Fails to Provide Any Evidence

The subject came up in the first presidential debate, with Clinton, the Democratic nominee and a former secretary of state, blaming Russian Federation for the attacks. Federal officials today said they are "confident" that the Russian government is behind recent hacks of U.S. political organizations like the Democratic National Committee.

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Syrian Ties Up Terror Suspect Leading To Capture In Germany

Police have been looking for Albakr after they found several hundred grams of explosives in his apartment in Chemnitz. Officials were trying to determine the target of the thwarted bomb plot, The Associated Press reported. The suspect had fled police on Saturday after they raided a house in nearby Chemnitz, sparking the search. A manhunt was launched to find Bakr, who was arrested at a different apartment complex two days later.

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Iran's Shamkhani denounces Washington's role in Saudi airstrike on Yemeni mourners

He said the " horrendous and heinous attack" is "out of thousands" in the past 18 months that have killed or permanently injured thousands of civilians. He warned that USA security cooperation with Saudi Arabia "is not a blank cheque". The Saudi-led coalition launched its air campaign, ostensibly targeting Houthis, shortly after.

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Three dead in Florida from Hurricane Matthew

McCrory said at a press conference that "this is a very, very serious and deadly storm". But Cumberland County officials said in a news release that two other people around the city still haven't been seen in at least a day. Earlier this week, the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, estimated that insurance claim payouts from damage caused by Hurricane Matthew would likely exceed $7.5 billion.

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Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza fined

Before he left the field, Buttler was engaged in an argument with some of the Bangladeshi players, forcing the umpires to immediately intervene. The umpires intervened after the England captain and several Bangladesh players were involved in a heated confrontation in the second one-day worldwide, which the Tigers won to square the series and set up a decider in Chittagong on Wednesday.

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18 killed in PKK auto bomb in southeast Turkey; 27 wounded

The bombing, which killed 10 soldiers and eight civilians, was one of the single deadliest attacks on the Turkish security forces since the attempted coup of July 15 when a rogue military faction tried to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Radar shows birds caught flying in the eye of Hurricane Matthew

The storm which was registered to be of category four was amplified by the administration of Obama for political propaganda. Looking at it from hindsight It was unclear from Clinton's September 6 speech whether the "last one that's going to hit Florida" was supposed to be Matthew or her manatee GOP opponent, who presided over a massive rally in the Sunshine State 20 days later.

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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Texas Rangers Game 3 summary

Last fall, Andrus made two of the three Rangers errors in the seventh inning, which ultimately led to Jose Bautista's three-run home run. For a packed and rowdy crowd eager to see the Blue Jays' rivals vanquished from the postseason, it was a spectacular catharsis to conclude an extremely tense game .

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UPI/CVoter poll: Clinton pulls into 5-point lead over Trump

Foreign Policy joins the long list of major American publications that have endorsed Clinton. But the source on the call appeared to suggest Mr Ryan had effectively conceded the election to Mr Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton , who is leading in national polls and in several key battleground states.

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Teenagers due in court accused of murdering mother and daughter

Two 14 year olds carried out the "cold, calculated and callous killings" of a mum and her 13 year old daughter before calmly watching an episode of Twilight, a court has heard. Katie Edwards died from a haemorrhage to the neck and smothering. Elizabeth, 49, was found after being repeatedly stabbed lying on bed in a room that had "blood spatters" on the wall, floor, and bedding, the court heard.

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Turkish Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse Crowds Commemorating Ankara Bombings

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus described Sunday's attack as an "atrocious" and " heinous terrorist attack ", vowing on Twitter that Turkey would never surrender to militant groups. Turkey was rocked by three deadly bombings against police and military forces as Kurdish guerrillas launched a new campaign of attacks targeting areas that are not predominantly Kurdish.

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Hurricane Matthew leaves almost 1.2 mln in US Southeast powerless

Those states, as well as North Carolina, declared states of emergency, empowering their governors to mobilize the National Guard. Congress ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to build a flood-protection system for New Orleans, which later collapsed during Hurricane Katrina.

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Apparently, Rudy Giuliani's daughter is with Hillary Clinton

While the former mayor has gone to extraordinary lengths in stumping for fellow New York Republican Donald Trump , Caroline Giuliani tells the Daily News that she is supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton "enthusiastically". CBS' John Dickerson asked Giuliani again about how Trump was "speaking jocularly about sexual assault" to which the former mayor referenced religion and redemption.

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State of emergency declared in Ethiopia

A state of emergency rather seems like another form of suppression that would only bring about temporary peace at best. However, it is expected to give security greater leverage to crush growing protests engulfing the country. Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency following months of anti government protests by members of the country's two largest ethnic groups. "And if we look back over the previous year, things like the internet have been blocked to prevent people communicating and ...

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BJP, media wrongly attributed words to Arvind Kejriwal, says Manish Sisodia

When the Indian media reports on Wednesday proved that the surgical strikes were true, the Delhi CM took to the Twitter to congratulate the media, but still demanded the Indian government to expose Pakistani propaganda to the world. "If that is the case, then we would examine it and have some questions to ask from them", Prasad said. "Please don't belittle the great leadership, courage, and sacrifice of the Indian army", the BJP leader added.

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Fellow Syrians capture Germany bomb suspect, urge police to arrest him

But the man recognized Albakr from news of the manhunt and called police, who found the suspect tied up at the man's apartment and arrested him. One of them brought a photo of Albakr to a local police station, leading to the suspect's arrest.

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Saudi Arabia to investigate Yemeni funeral strike

Arms exports to Saudi Arabia from Britain "must end now" campaigners have demanded in the wake of one of the deadliest massacres of Yemen's ongoing civil war. United States officials also compiled a list of "critical infrastructure" that should be spared to enable Yemenis to restart commercial access and deliver humanitarian aid.

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Paul Ryan Gives Up On Trump

To that end, Ryan gave GOP lawmakers the green light to disavow the party's nominee, inviting them to "make individual decisions about how to handle Mr. "There is no update in his position at this time ", said Roday. Gov. Scott Walker, who has supported Trump and helped to prepare his running mate, Indiana Gov.

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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in presidential race

It shows Clinton with the support of 46 percent of likely voters nationally in a four-way race, compared to 35 percent for Trump , 9 percent for Libertarian Gary Johnson and 2 percent for the Green party's Jill Stein. 65% of Democrats said they were less likely to support Trump and 33% said it makes no difference. It has a 4.6 percent margin of error for likely voters.

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Lewd Trump tape hurts vulnerable GOP senators, puts Senate control at risk

He is understood to have also told rank-and-file members to "do what is best" for their own districts, effectively leaving the decision of whether or not to back Mr Trump to local party members. But top Trump adviser and former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani was defiant in his appearances on Sunday talk shows, saying Mr Trump would not rule out going on the offensive against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Sunday night's presidential debate (9am Singapore time today) by ...


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