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Arsene Wenger 'frustrated' by lack of sharpness against Middlesbrough

We are an offensive team. Kane, the Premier League's top scorer last season, has just returned to training after five weeks out with an ankle injury. "That is part of it". Arsenal were frustrated by Aitor Karanka's side despite heading into the clash on a run of seven straight victories - a sequence which saw them score 23 goals.

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Things got uncomfortably awkward after Trump jabbed Clinton at a charity dinner

Among likely voters, 31 percent said they might not accept the results as legitimate if their preferred candidate did not win . Ahead of the rally, Clinton met with Black Lives Matter activists to discuss "how they can advance equity and opportunity" in African American communities.

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Iran-Backed Houthi rebels target US warship with two missiles

An American defense official said the USS Mason used onboard defensive measures after the first missile was sacked, but it wasn't clear if that caused the missile to splash harmlessly into the sea. The US has participated in the Saudi war against Yemen , with ongoing refueling operations for Saudi bombers and intermittent participation in the naval blockade.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

During the last collection effort, the DEA says 86,900 pounds of prescription drugs were collected in New England. The drug take-back program in Alabama has seen an increase in the amount of drugs collected since it first started in 2010.

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Isolate those who nurture terror and its idea, says Narendra Modi

He added that we agreed that those who support, sponsor, shelter and nurture forces of violence and terror are as much a threat to us as terrorists themselves. Beijing's opposition to India's effort to declare Pakistan-based militant Masood Azhar as a terrorist has caused concerns in New Delhi . Earlier, India has strongly criticised Pakistan's use of terrorism as an instrument of State policy and branded it as the "Ivy League of Terrorism".

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Ash Carter in Irbil for assessment of Mosul fight

Engaged on the northern and eastern fronts, the peshmerga are expected to stop along a line at an average of 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the boundaries of the city proper. As the assault on Kirkuk was underway, an airstrike hit a funeral procession in the town of Daquq to the south, killing 17 people, mainly women and children, and wounding another 50, said Daquq Mayor Amir Khodakram.

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Trump, Clinton aides vow fight to the end

But he also defiantly raised personal grievances, describing how, if elected, he would address them from the White House in a way he said would benefit Americans. Shortly after or around the time of the speech, another woman, an adult cinema actor, alleged Trump had kissed her against her will and had called to invite her to dinner.

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Nasrallah: Rebels trying to 'change the map'

The fighting around Aleppo ran in parallel with renewed clashes further away from the city between Turkish-backed opposition forces and Syrian Kurdish forces over territory formerly held by the Islamic State group. The outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ) has carried out a three-decade insurgency that has killed more than 40,000 people, mostly Kurds, in Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast.

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Donald Trump praised Hillary Clinton in 2008 interview

After the debate, I talked to Trump adviser Sarah Huckabee Sanders in Las Vegas. Ms. Clinton has an ambitious agenda that includes reforming the immigration system to provide a path to citizenship for many illegal immigrants, eliminating college tuition for middle- and-lower-income families, adding a government-run option to the Affordable Care Act (popularly known as Obamacare), imposing stricter background checks on people purchasing guns, reforming the campaign finance laws, hiking taxes ...

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Philippines' Duterte says didn't really mean

In a 45-point joint statement released to the members of the media, Mr. Duterte and Mr. Xi highlighted the importance of bilateral relations between the Philippines and China anchored on the centuries-old bonds of friendship of the two peoples.

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Police given extension in London Tube anti-terror probe

Xinhua news agency quoted the Daily Telegraph as saying that the young man was arrested by counter-terrorism officers on Friday, one day after the suspect device was found on board a train in London. The device was eventually detonated by the bomb squad in a controlled explosion on the device, which was reported to have been handed to a Tube driver and possibly contained wires and a clock.

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Isis leaders are fleeing Mosul, says USA general

It added that the operation aimed "to tighten the noose around ISIL ", using an acronym for the extremist group, and said it would strike on three fronts following on from gains made by Peshmerga and Iraq forces in the south. "And they want to look tough". Iraq's USA -trained special forces are seen as far more capable than the mainstream security forces that crumbled as IS advanced in 2014.

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Trump wrong that retaking Mosul not worth it

Maj. Gen. Maan al-Saadi said the elite Counterterrorism Forces advanced on the town of Bartella with the aid of USA -led coalition airstrikes and heavy artillery on the fourth day of a massive operation to retake Iraq's second-largest city.

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Refugee children from Calais camp arrive in UK

It comes shortly after court documents revealed that the United Kingdom government continues to stall on provisions for unaccompanied child refugees ahead of the Jungle's imminent demolition, and is instead relying on the efforts of voluntary organisations.

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Iraqi forces advance near Mosul as IS attacks western town

On Sunday, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited the town of Irbil in Iraq to assess progress in the fight against IS. U.S. defence chief Ashton Carter today said that an operation to isolate the Islamic State group in Syria's Raqa should begin in conjunction with the assault on the jihadists' Iraqi bastion Mosul.

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Battle for Aleppo intensifies after ceasefire ends

A unilateral ceasefire that was announced last week by Russian Federation has ended as the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that fighting and air strikes resumed on Saturday Night. He said Russia's decision to extend the break, which was initially declared for just one day Thursday, wasn't a concession to Western pressure. Asked if the deployment of a Russian aircraft carrier into the eastern Mediterranean was intended as a warning for the USA against striking Assad's ...

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Cherokee Nation donates $10K to Standing Rock Sioux's fight against pipeline

Law enforcement officials fired at an unmanned aircraft and a large group of opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners were granted approval for the 1,172-mile, 30-inch diameter pipeline earlier this year. "Police are also routinely strip searching protesters, even when they have only been charged with a misdemeanor offense".

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Iraqi Kurdish fighters claim town in advance on Mosul

Defense Secretary Ash Carter that the Kurds had succeeded in liberating Bashiqa from Islamic State. Yildirim also said that along with the Iraqi armed forces and the Peshmerga, militia trained at the Bashiqa base by Turkish military is also taking part in the operation.

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Panama Leaks Case: Pak Supreme Court Issues Notice To Nawaz Sharif

The court can hear the case on day-to-day basis, determine what happened and give its verdict and this should be acceptable to all. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday welcomed the judicial proceedings in the Panama Papers case, as the Supreme Court (SC) issued notices to Nawaz and others.

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South Korea's leader proposes revising presidential system

During a televised parliamentary address today, Park called the current constitution outdated and said the government should begin discussion to lay the groundwork for its reform. "What matters is the timing". It wasn't immediately clear if President Park Geun-hye intended the change to allow her to run for office again, though analysts said that was unlikely.

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Wonder Woman: 5 Reasons People Object To UN Ambassador Choice

The United Nations, Gallach said on Friday, believes the use of Wonder Woman "will help us reach a broad audience to stand up for action on improving gender equality". Whether they know her from comic books, television, video games, animation or film, people around the world have come to recognize Wonder Woman as much more than just a powerful daughter of the gods.

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French police use tear gas to disperse Calais camp residents

A large number of police will be on hand to prevent crowd problems. The 43-year-old former computer engineer says he's given up trying to get to Britain, which was the goal of most of the 6,000 to 8,000 migrants in the Calais camp. But many hope for a better life in Britain, a few miles away across the English Channel. Those who opt to stay in France will be shown a map and offered the choice of two regions.

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Brewer says Trump 'waterboarded' by accusers

Yet even as Clinton appeared to be strengthening her lead, her campaign was careful not to declare premature victory. "We don't want to get ahead of our skis here", said Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook . "It's a way to defend himself, and remind everybody what he has said many times , which is none of this is true", campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Sunday on NBC's Meet The Press .

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Cubs could get Schwarber back if they reach World Series

Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw , Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their first pennant since 1945, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday night in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series. "We're already behind him and it's awesome to see somebody succeed like that", Caito said . "I'm going to join them up in Cleveland". We're not getting ahead of ourselves here.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova is through to semi-finals of the Kremlin Cup

The home favourite now sits in 10th place on the Road to Singapore rankings and is the only person who can overtake Johanna Konta into the last available spot of eighth position following Carla Navarro Suarez's early exit in Moscow. She lost to Belarus world no. 13 Victoria Azarenka during the 2016 Miami Open last April. However, Kuznetsova needs to clinch the Kremlin Cup title to best United Kingdom world no.

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Nigel Farage will not support Suzanne Evans for leadership of 'toxic' Ukip

Suzanne Evans and Paul Nuttall announced they would stand before kicking off the latest round of right-wing bickering. While Evans, the former deputy chairman who may appeal more to Tory voters in the south, said she wanted to stop the party moving to the "far right".

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Petersfield divided over threatened second independence bid by Scotland

Speaking on ITV's Peston on Sunday programme, the SNP leader said that Theresa May refusing to share her negotiating position on Brexit with the public or the House of Commons is "unacceptable". The First Minister was scathing about her political rivals. "Does what we say, how we vote, how we think, count for anything?" She accused Mrs May of having displayed "disregard for Scotland's democratic voice that was reminiscent of Margaret Thatcher".

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Deep Depression Over Bay Of Bengal, Likely To Turn Into Cyclonic Storm

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) also said the depression would take shape of a cyclonic storm during next 24 hours. "The system has not moved much on Sunday but we have asked fishermen to be cautious while venturing into the sea".

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Gal Gadot Speaks To The UN

The companies will also team for a public service announcement featuring Gadot . The event's audience was nearly entirely made up of excited girls and boys in over-sized Wonder Woman t-shirts, including at least one troupe of girl scouts.

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California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses

The California Guard handed out money "far more liberally" than the other states, according to the audit. "They should not owe for what was promised during a hard time in our country". "These bonuses were used to keep people in", 42-year-old former Army captain and Iraq veteran Christopher Van Meter said. McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) said the House would demand a briefing from the National Guard Bureau, the Pentagon agency that oversees the California branch of the Guard.

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Jordan welcomes again UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem holy sites

The resolutions refer to "Occupied Palestine" and the need to "safeguard the Palestinian cultural heritage and the distinctive character of east Jerusalem". The Islamic Waqf, which runs the al-Haram al-Sharif (holy sanctuary) compound, the location of Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, said worshippers kept a close eye on the tour, to make sure there were no illegal religious rituals performed on the site.

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Duterte hopes Philippine fishermen can return to China-controlled shoal

Former Philippine foreign minister Albert del Rosario called the shift in foreign policy a "national tragedy". "I told China I cannot surrender anything there and in passing, I mentioned they said that at least what was, you know, 'we don't want trouble there, we can only talk and we hope your country will not do something foolish to start a violent war there or insolent (act),'" he said.

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Duterte backtracks on Philippines' 'separation' with US

It's the only way. Asked for his comment, White House spokesman Josh Earnest replied: "I've dubbed that person the Filipino Mike Pence". "Both in military, not maybe social, but economics also" - in what many believe was an attention-grabbing show of support for China, regional Asian leaders and a potentially lucrative partner in Moscow.

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BDA Criticism Over MP Calls for Migrant Dental Checks

A spokesman said: 'We are vigorously opposed to the use of dental X-rays to determine whether asylum seekers have reached 18. Mr Straw insisted he would not have ruled out the move when he ran the Home Office as he insisted that the asylum effort would be undermined if it turned out people had been lying about their age in order to gain entry to Britain .

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Jimmy Perry dies: 'Amazing' Dad's Army creator remembered

The comedy writer - who, along with David Croft, was also responsible for classic sit-coms including " It Ain't Half Hot Mum ", "Hi-Di-Hi" and "You Rang M'Lord" - has passed away at the age of 93, though it is now unclear when or how he died.


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