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Philippine police use van to ram protesters outside United States embassy

Protesters in the Philippines were repeatedly rammed into by a police van, leaving many bloodied and wounded . Protesters echoed recent anti-U.S. rhetoric by President Rodrigo Duterte, who has signaled his intent to shift foreign policy away from the country's former colonizer and toward China and Russian Federation.

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Judge orders Chatham to extend voter registration after hurricane

District Judge William Moore wrote that while he has "significant reservations concerning the ultimate merits of Plaintiff's claims", the benefits of ensuring anyone who wanted to register to vote has the chance is more important. It added most post offices, which also register voters, reopened Tuesday in the county. Chatham County was one of six counties affected by a mandatory evacuation order, and nearly half of its residents lost power.

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China Supported Russian Security Council Draft Resolution on Syria

Security Council members were discussing a French-drafted resolution that demands a ceasefire in Aleppo. But Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russian Federation would support an eye-catching proposal by UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura to escort militants out of Aleppo personally.

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Iraqi special forces join Mosul offensive

Tuesday morning, those front lines were largely quiet, a day after Iraqi Kurdish forces advanced amid a barrage of USA -led airstrikes and heavy artillery. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city and the United Nations fears that up to a million people could be forced from their homes by the fighting, with 700,000 of them in need of shelter.

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India and Russia sign energy, defence deals worth billions

Putin said that Russian Federation would be able to build a dozen nuclear reactors in India over the next 20 years to back Modi's growth strategy for Asia's third-largest economy, which continues to suffer chronic power shortages. Saran said he also expected them to discuss India's tensions with neighbour Pakistan, which spiked after last month's attack on the Uri army base that killed 19 soldiers.

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Canadian troops play key training role in fight to free Mosul

The chief of the Russian military's General Staff says it has been monitoring the operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group and is concerned that militants might escape to Syria. A relatively small number of jihadists are putting up a fight against the Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the villages leading up to the city, but there are reports that fighters are fleeing Mosul itself in growing numbers.

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Clinton Campaign Considered Bill Gates, Tim Cook for VP

On the list of Hispanic politicians were Julian Castro; Ken Salazar; Tom Perez; Xavier Becerra; and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti , who is Jewish, Italian and Mexican. Standing alone - at the bottom of the list - was her primary opponent, Sen. Clinton has since picked Tim Kaine as her running mate so the question of there being any changes to the ticket no longer exists.

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India spreading 'litany of falsehoods': Pakistan army chief

Islamabad -The joint session of the parliament on Friday adopted a unanimous resolution against the killings of innocent civilians by Indian forces in the occupied Kashmir and their repeated ceasefire violations at the Line of Control. Pakistan today claimed that a leading Indian channel aired a "forged" interview of a Pakistani official in which he allegedly confirmed India's surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the border.

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Christie spokesman says he believed bridge story

Following one such exchange in the middle of the day, Mara gave a frustrated look toward her law partner Michael Baldassare. NEWARK, N.J. Testimony on Wednesday by Chris Christie's former press secretary added to mounting evidence that the New Jersey governor knew earlier than he has acknowledged that key members of his staff were involved in the "Bridgegate" plot to create traffic gridlock as political payback.

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United Nations announces truce in new attempt to end Yemen war

He cited a "stalemate" in the war, lamented a shortfall in worldwide aid funding, and said Yemen's war gets less media attention than Iraq and Syria. The US then hit radar sites in rebel-controlled territory in Washington's first direct action against the insurgents. A Saudi-led coalition bombarded a rebel military camp in the capital, Sana'a, local residents said.

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Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Fight Like Mean Girls Over Vladimir Putin

The U.S. government has said there is mounting evidence to suggest that Russian was responsible for supplying WikiLeaks with the hacked emails. However, he refused to accept allegations that Russian Federation was behind the hacking of Democratic organizations.

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Unilever pricing row breaks out in UK

The pound's fall - it is down 19 percent against the USA currency and about 16 percent against the euro - has left suppliers and retailers battling for profits as imported goods become more expensive. Meanwhile Brands including Hellmann's Mayonnaise had been removed from Tesco's website . Tesco also released a statement commenting on the short-lived row.

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Parliament "likely" to have vote on final Brexit deal

She will repeat the message she has given leaders in bilateral meetings that Britain will not turn its back on Europe when it leaves the EU. "She wants the outcome at the end of this process to be a strong Britain as a partner of a strong European Union", the source said.

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San Francisco High School Shooting: Manhunt Underway For Four Suspects

Because these students are minors the details of their treatment can not be disclosed according to Brent Andrews of San Francisco General Hospital . - San Francisco police are responding to a shooting at Brazil & La Grande Avenue in the city's Excelsior District Tuesday Afternoon.

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India prime minister calls Pakistan 'mothership of terror' during BRICS conference

On achievement of BRICS, that groups Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa, PM Modi said the footprint of intra-BRICS engagement has expanded over time to include large areas of economic activity. "And if you look at what the joint statement says, I think it is pretty clear that we are talking about our neighbourhood", Sinha said. "In India, we have undertaken substantial reforms in the last two years to streamline and simplify governance, especially doing business in India", the ...

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'Quit whining,' Obama tells Donald Trump

This did not sit well with the businessman, who shot back: "You're the puppet!" "Mr Trump's continued flattery of Mr Putin and the way he appears and the degree to which he appears to model many of his policies and approaches to politics on Mr Putin is unprecedented in American politics ".

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BRICS vows to fight terrorism and its sponsors

Benaulim: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma at the press statement during BRICS Summit in Benaulim, Goa on Sunday.

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Melania Trump defends husband's lewd comments about women as 'boy talk'

She suggested that Trump may not have known his microphone was on, calling it "kind of a boy talk" that was encouraged by Access Hollywood host Billy Bush . Trump not to tweet so much, but said it's his decision and he's an adult and he knows the consequences. "He said, I want to help American people ". Melania said she has forgiven him and reluctantly shook her head, as she said: "Yes, yes, apparently, because he explained it was locker room talk.

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ISIL has 5000 to 6000 fighters in Mosul: Iraqi army

An Iraqi officer from the 9th Division told reporters that his troops were now around one kilometre away from Hamdaniyah, a historically Christian town also known as Bakhdida, to the east of Mosul . US President Barack Obama estimated last week that one million civilians were still in Mosul , creating a challenge for Iraq and its Western backers trying to expel the group through force.

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Dentists condemn MP's calls for child migrant tooth age checks

Williams told the House of Lords that 14 children arrived on Monday, 13 on Tuesday and 12 on Wednesday. "What we seem to have to have here is young men who may be under 18 or may be over 18; its very hard to say". Diane Abbott, Labour's shadow home secretary, called dental checks "an outrageous demand, which would further violate the human rights of vulnerable refugees".

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Pakistan rendered great sacrifices in fighting terrorism: China

Tragically its mothership is a country in India's neighbourhood. After a bilateral meeting with Modi on Saturday night, President Xi Jinping said China and India should "support each other in participating in regional affairs and enhance cooperation within multilateral frameworks", according to China's Xinhua state news agency.

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Walloons hold up EU's deal with Canada

Failure to strike a deal with such a like-minded country would call into question the EU's ability to forge others, and offer a pointer to the difficulties Britain might face in seeking a new trade relationship with the European Union after it leaves.

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White House state dinner: Batali's pasta, 2016 politics to chew on

Dessert is a green apple crostata, or Italian tart, served with buttermilk gelato, or Italian ice cream. There's little secret, too, that White Houses past and present have rewarded donors and like-minded politicians with coveted invites to state dinners, meaning conversation around the pink-draped tables Tuesday won't likely be favorable to Trump.

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Turkey says botched assault on Iraq's Mosul would trigger refugee wave

Turkey, part of the USA -led coalition against Islamic State, says its troops are there as part of an worldwide mission to train Iraqi forces to fight jihadists. In addition to Iraq's conventional military, other participants expected to participate in the battle are Shiite militias, Kurdish forces known as the peshmerga, Sunni tribal fighters and federal police forces.

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The Philippine pivot: Duterte readies huge business delegation for Beijing visit

Duterte, who is visiting Brunei, China and Japan this month, has said he would like to "open alliance" with China and Russian Federation, which have historic rivalries with the United States. And the size of the delegation going to China and early comments from senior government officials in Manila signal a new and potentially much deeper economic relationship with Beijing than there has ever been before.

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Donald Trump 'to fly in Barack Obama's brother for debate'

Not so with Clinton, who has more at stake Wednesday night. That's because she leads her opponent by several points in the polls, and markets give her roughly 90% odds at becoming the next president. Both candidates are battling their own scandals in the final weeks of the campaign - Trump faces ongoing allegations about his treatment of women, and Mrs Clinton is battling mounting criticism over her deleted emails.

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Third Debate Guests Include Trump Tormentor, Benghazi Mom, Obama Half-Brother

Clinton hit back saying that Trump could criticize her after he'd testified before Congress for 11 hours among other things. At the second presidential debate, Trump appeared with three women who have in the past accused former President Bill Clinton of inappropriate sexual behavior as part of an effort to rattle Hillary Clinton.

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro review: A stylish smartphone with amazing battery life

But even after explosion reports of replacement phones using ATL batteries, the company made a decision to stop the sales and production of the Note phone last week. However, if Samsung intends to completely remove evidence of the mod's existence from YouTube , its work is far from done, as many other videos have since popped up with gameplay featuring the mod.

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Clinton: Trump would be Putin's 'puppet'

Trump said Putin is not his "best friend" but that he believes he would "get along" with the Russian president and "that's a good thing". "That's it. We fought for the right", Trump said when asked about the issue at the debate, before noting that the money had ultimately gone to Fisher House, which helps families of wounded service members.

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China Defends Pak A Day After Modi's 'Mothership' Remark on Terror

Modi is hoping to find common ground among the BRICS nations. He also said, that in particular, areas of commerce, connectivity, culture, security and disaster management appear promising as far as identifying collaborative possibilities is concerned, adding that India, being a member of both blocs, would be "happy to take a lead in this directiona".

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Heathrow decision to be made next week: Boris Johnson free to object

Prime Minister Theresa May has moved to head off possible Cabinet resignations by giving ministers freedom to speak out against the Government's decision - due next week - on airport expansion in the south-east of England. The decision, whichever option is preferred, is "in the national interest" and will provide a boost to business, she said. "Once a decision has been taken, certain ministers who have long-held views or particular constituency interests will have some flexibility to set out ...

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North Korea's test launch of ballistic missile ends in

Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North Korea's launches using ballistic missile technology", said Cmdr. "This provocation only serves to increase the worldwide community's resolve to counter the DPRK's (North Korea's) prohibited activities, including through implementing existing U.N.

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IS vehicle bombs, mortars slow down Iraqi advance on Mosul

Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commander of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command-Operation Inherent Resolve and the 101st Airborne Division, told reporters at the Pentagon today via teleconference from Baghdad. It said that there were plans under way to receive up to 90,000 Iraqi refugees in Syria , whose Hasaka province across the border from Mosul is mostly controlled by Kurds.

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Liverpool's Loris Karius says José Mourinho's tactics were a compliment

But while it is the former that got the season off to a bright start, it was the Frenchman who set records of a different kind - when he became the most expensive player in world football in August. "It is quite lovely for me to meet him five or six years later (after their worked together at Inter Milan) and find the same ambition, passion and desire to play and compete".

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Judges to rule on historic Brexit legal challenge 'as quickly as possible'

During the High Court hearing, government lawyer James Eadie QC moved on to what was likely to happen at the end of the negotiations, in 2019, saying: "The government view at the moment is it is very likely that any such agreement will be subject to ratification".


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