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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations demand to stop bombing of Aleppo

It removed the demand for an end to air strikes on Aleppo and put the focus back on a failed September 9 U.S./Russia ceasefire deal, which was annexed to the draft. "Instead of holding serious political consultations in its open and closed sessions to stop the Syrian bloodletting, consultations have amounted to no more than repetition of traditional positions and a dialogue of the deaf", said Egypt's U.N.

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Airstrikes hit rebel-held neighborhoods of Syria's Aleppo

The court prosecutes cases of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. More than 250,000 people are believed to be trapped in eastern Aleppo, the rebels' most important urban stronghold, facing shortages of food, fuel and medicine.

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Anthony Davis' status for Pelicans opener up in the air

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has left Wednesday's preseason game against the Houston Rockets after hurting his right ankle. He re-entered briefly but then left again and went to the locker room. His injury could jeopardize his availability for the Pelicans' season-opener on October 26. On March 20, he was ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a left knee problem and a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

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Scotland's Sturgeon seeks to unite opposition to 'hard Brexit'

Resolutions to be debated over the three-day conference include one from the Ayr North branch of the SNP on the legalisation of cannabis for medicinal use. Leave supporters last night branded the First Minister "arrogant" for not accepting the democratic will of the British people to leave the EU. "Scotland has spoken on independence", said Lamont.

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Syrian Migrant Suspect Of Plotting Attack Found Dead In German Cell

German news agency DPA reported that Albakr had hung himself in his cell. The development adds to pressure on Saxony state authorities who had already been criticised for allowing Albakr to slip through their fingers as they prepared to raid an apartment where he had been staying in the city of Chemnitz on Saturday.

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'A Sinister Deal': Donald Trump Lashes Out At Paul Ryan

Rachel Crooks, of OH, said she met Trump at Trump Tower in 2005. But it has infuriated other Republicans and conservatives in and out of Congress, especially Trump's die-hard backers who consider Ryan's decision a betrayal that will weaken Trump's chances of winning.

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Britain's May rules out vote on triggering Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May last week appeared to prioritize curbs on immigration from EU countries over preferential access to the bloc's single market, a step EU leaders say would make it impossible for banks in Britain to have continued unfettered access to the EU market.

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Putin denies any Russian interest in alleged US election hacking

Investment Forum in in Moscow , Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.Russia's economy has been on its way down since it slip. Putin said Syrian President Bashar Assad should be given a chance to take part in the next election under strict global control and if he agrees to step down if he loses.

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Trump lashes out at disloyal Republicans

Ted Cruz reiterated his support for Donald Trump , saying Hillary Clinton is "manifestly unfit" to be president. Donald Trump unleashed a Twitter barrage Tuesday at House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans who he claimed had been "disloyal".

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Russian, Egypt troops to hold drill on Mediterranean coast

Egypt's central bank said late on Wednesday that it had received a $2 billion deposit that could bring it closer to clinching a $12 billion International Monetary Fund lending programme aimed at plugging the country's deficit and balancing its currency markets but had not clarified when the money was received.

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OPEC data show a cut is necessary to meet Algerian proposal

The two nations are disputing the data, which could determine the production target for each country when caps on members' output are decided next month. Of OPEC's 14 member countries, Iraq and Venezuela are the only two that have publicly criticized the sources' figures. " OPEC has abandoned its free-market policy set in train almost two years ago".

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Mark Burnett: I can't release Trump tapes and…

Burnett has been tied to Trump's politics through Buzzfeed News , which spoke with anonymous sources that said he secretly supports Trump. There were reports that current Apprentice producer Mark Burnett , who is a friend of Trump's, was warning workers not to leak any recordings of the candidate.

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Putin Skips France Visit After His Cultural Tour Cancelled

Putin also took part in talks with him about Syria, where Moscow is providing military support to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. A Russian ultra-nationalist ally of Putin who is known for his fiery rhetoric said Trump was the only person able to de-escalate risky tensions between Moscow and Washington , and predicted nuclear war if Clinton were elected.

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LAPD detective investigating Derrick Rose rape case found dead

The LAPD said she was an employee, but would not say whether she was a civilian or an officer. Whittier police Lt. Jay Tatman says officers responding Tuesday to a report of a gunshot victim found a woman suffering from a bullet wound. Hernandez had previously been identified as being involved with the case in a letter she wrote supporting the motion of Rose's accuser to stay anonymous and continue to be officially identified as " Jane Doe " at trial.

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Ghana disqualifies 13 presidential candidates

People's National Convention's (PNC) Dr. Edward Mahama, the Progressive People's Party's (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, and Great Consolidated Popular Party's (GCPP), Henry Lartey are among the affected aspirants. "One subscriber on page 89 of her nomination forms is not a validly registered voter and illegally registered twice and so is on the Exclusion list of multiple voters", the EC explained.

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S. Africa police use teargas, water cannon on students

A protesting student runs past a burning bus off campus outside the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg , South Africa on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. "The TUT students did go through the Pretoria CBD (central business district) but public order policing have now dispersed them", said police spokeswomen Sally De Beer, referring to Pretoria's Tshwane University of Technology (TUT).

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Verizon Pixel phones will update same time as Google

However, there's no word on whether Pixels support these features on other carriers' networks. Second, the Pixel and Pixel XL will be unlocked for use on other networks - just like the other smartphones that Verizon sells. Google is taking a new direction with their phones this year, rather than developer focused handsets, Google is taking a shot at the high end and what better way to tell people about their new phone than talking about it on the homepage.

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Deaths as forces clash with Shiites in Nigeria

According to the state government, anyone convicted of being a member of the sect could be imprisoned for seven years, fined or both. In addition to Wednesday's clashes in Funtua, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria said three members were killed in Kaduna when "armed paid thugs" attacked them and burned down their center with the help of security forces.

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Airstrike hits market in Syria's Aleppo, killing 15

The city has been divided between government and terrorist control for years. The Civil Defence, a rescue service operating in rebel-held areas, said on its Twitter feed the air strikes had killed 25 people, 15 of them at a market place in the Fardous district.

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Lawyer for Turkey refers OH charter schools to auditor

An American lawyer hired by the Turkish government to investigate charter schools connected to a Muslim cleric accused of being behind a coup in Turkey in July says he's finished his probe. The Istanbul prosecutor said the officers were suspects because they allegedly used a little-known smartphone messaging app called ByLock, Dogan reported.

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Xi leaves for Cambodia, Bangladesh, India visits

Putin said Russian Federation supported the initiatives put forward by the Indian chairmanship in such fields as BRICS collaboration in agriculture, railway transport, sports, tourism and building people-to-people contacts. Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday morning left Beijing for state visits to Cambodia and Bangladesh, and also to attend the eighth BRICS summit in India, officials said.

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Pilot, trainee had altercation before plane crash

The official said it appeared the student pilot was frustrated with his family and said he was being forced to become a pilot. An anonymous law enforcement official claimed that Freitekh had told the instructor he did not want to fly the plane any longer, the Los Angeles Times reported .

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US expects 'significant' progress on tougher North Korea sanctions - di

Security Council decide to seriously manage a collective process toward worldwide nuclear disarmament. According to the republic's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim Jong-un sent a letter to the university's professors and students, urging them to hold more worldwide academic seminars and launch joint research projects with other prestigious universities around the world.

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Hearing of Asia Bibi's final appeal against execution adjourned

Asia Bibi, accused of insulting the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) during an argument with a Muslim woman over a bowl of water, was convicted and sentenced to death in 2010 despite her supporters maintaining her innocence and insisting the accusers held grudges against her.

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Joe Hart's outstanding save against Slovenia for England

Scotland are now out to 7/1 to qualify for Russian Federation, while Northern Ireland are 4/1 to get out of Group C after their defeat left them third in the standings behind Germany and Azerbaijan, who picked up a point from a goalless draw in the Czech Republic.

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Judge refuses to declare mistrial in Derrick Rose rape case

Nadine Hernandez , 44, was one of two detectives assigned to Rose's case and was frequently involved in high-profile sex crime cases as part of the LAPD's Robbery-Homicide Division Special Assault Section. The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed that they are looking into the woman's allegations, but no criminal charges have been filed. "I just know we had sex", he said.

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U.S. strikes Yemen in self defence

The threat came the day after two missiles splashed harmlessly into the Red Sea near where the destroyer USS Mason and amphibious troop ship USS Ponce were cruising. Three US strikes hit radar sites in Yemen on Wednesday night, the Pentagon said, days after the USS Mason was targeted by missiles in the Red Sea.

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Judge refuses to declare mistrial in Rose rape case

The news added a macabre twist on what was already a dramatic day in the USA district court where a woman is seeking $21.5m compensation for allegedly being raped by Rose and two of his friends. As a result, Rose's attorneys alleged evidence tampering and asked the judge to declare a mistrial. The Times reported that the house where she was found belonged to a relative.

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Yemen Houthi rebels deny attacking USA warship

The USS Mason conducts manoeuvres in the Gulf of Oman. In a span of four days, Iran-backed rebels had fired missiles at a warship - USS Mason - while it was conducting routine operations in global waters off the Red Sea coast of Yemen .

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Prince's Paisley Park gets 3-day temporary permit amid zoning snag

After Prince's death earlier this year, fans flocked to Paisley Park, sparking rumors that the 65,000-square foot home could become a tourist destination like Elvis Presley's Graceland. She plans on being one of the lucky ones making it inside Paisley Park. Paisley Park will open this week, temporarily, but it may be months before Prince's studio-turned-museum offers full-time access to the public.

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Paisley Park Museum Gets Temporary Permit for Upcoming Dates

Hundreds of people are expected to go through Paisley Park over the three days the city of Chanhassen permitted temporarily, even after the City Council rejected an initial zoning change for what will be a Prince museum. " Most important, the museum will display Prince's genius, honor his legacy, and carry forward his strong sense of family and community". In a statement Tuesday, Paisley Park says it now has a temporary permit allowing tours Thursday, Saturday and October 14.

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Crapo, Ayotte pull support for Trump

Indicating he'd be watching Trump's Sunday debate performance closely, Pence said in the statement , "I am grateful that he has expressed remorse and apologized to the American people". Thompson said those political leaders pulling their support for Trump right now are trying to help candidates further down the ticket. "I think that's going to work on (Trump's) head a little bit as he goes into prepping for the really important (presidential) debate on Sunday", Kaine said.

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Shimon Peres: Man of peace or war criminal?

The prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, said that this was Israel's first day without Shimon Peres . In a reflection of this sentiment, Peres' death on Wednesday was greeted with official silence across the Arab world - in sharp contrast to the emotional tributes that poured in from the West.

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Russia, US to join new Syria peace talks

The coalition said that protesting outside the Russian embassy would increase the "hysteria and jingoism" that is being perpetuated by politicians and media. "The secretary will meet with foreign ministers from key regional partners in Lausanne and key regional and worldwide partners in London to discuss a multilateral approach to resolving the crisis in Syria, including a sustained cessation of violence and the resumption of humanitarian aid deliveries", State Department spokesman John ...

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Steven Woolfe 'smiling as ever' after altercation at Ukip meeting

Woolfe is now in hospital in France and another UKIP MEP, Nathan Gill, says he will be kept in as a precaution despite scan results showing no clot in the brain. "As a precaution, I am being kept in overnight awaiting secondary tests to make sure everything is fine", he added. Yorkshire and the Humber representative, Mr Hooken, 62, denied hitting his North West England colleague, telling the Daily Mail: " I did not hit Steven and I did not see him hit his head ".


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