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Massive marine park declared in Antarctic Ocean

Many leaders hailed the deal, Evan Bloom , the leader of the USA delegation in Hobart, said he was "thrilled" with the outcome. The Ross Sea marine park will cover an area of 1.55 million square kilometers and is to be protected from commercial fishing for 35 years .

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Clinton Has More Than Twice Trump's Campaign Cash in Race's Final Days

Clinton's lead is now 46-39 over likely voters, according to the poll . The U.S. government has accused Russian Federation of a campaign of cyber attacks targeting the Democratic Party that has led to the release of thousands of illegally obtained emails, revealing the sometimes unflattering inner workings of the party, Clinton's campaign, and her family's charitable foundation.

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Withdrawals prompt fears of mass African exodus from ICC

In fact South Africa adopted the Rome Statute into domestic law in 2002 . It has also struggled with a lack of cooperation, including from the U.S., which has signed the court's treaty but never ratified it. With a foreword by 96-year-old Benjamin Ferencz, the last surviving prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi war criminals, and a preface by Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the book's contributors are a veritable collection of worldwide law experts, ...

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Mosul operation could take more than a year, senior U.S. general says

It is the largest city under ISIS control in Iraq and Syria and it was the city from which the group first declared the establishment of its so-called caliphate. The group says the camp was ill-equipped to receive the refugees, saying it is "littered with waste and feces, with a looming risk of outbreaks of disease".

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Cubs level World Series

Manfred said he and Dolan agreed to put off discussion until after the Series. You got to respect the opinion of the doctor. Improbably, he looks like Chicago's most risky hitter right now, but will he play as the series shifts to the National League park? Back in the Series for the first time since 1997, the Indians scored twice in the first off October ace Jon Lester.

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Volkswagen to Pay $15 Billion for Diesel Emissions Cheat

Woebcken said they will work to ensure the program "is now carried out as seamlessly as possible". However, VW says comparing what is happening in the U.S.to other countries shouldn't be attempted because regulations about nitrogen oxide emissions in the USA are much stricter than other parts of the world.

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Man jumps off highway overpass with two children, dies

Joseph's Medical Center in Paterson were they were being treated for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. His posts paint a different picture of the man who police said jumped about 100 feet off of the structure this week, carrying both kids.

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Philippines' Duterte softens stance toward United States before Japan visit

But Duterte has already said he wants United States troops out of Mindanao, because their presence stokes tensions on the island where armed groups have waged a decades-long separatist movement. Duterte then flew to Japan, one of the top US allies in Asia, for a three-day visit that is partly aimed at building on two-way trade of more than $18 billion dollars a year ago.

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At least five believed dead in Malta plane crash

The small military aircraft crashed on Monday during take-off at around 0720 (0520 GMT) at Malta's International Airport (MIA) near the village of Luqa, near the capital port-city, Valletta . The other two worked for the company which operated the plane, it said. It had been scheduled as a local flight and was due to return within hours "without landing in third countries", the statement said.

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Pak spy racket: Visa agent from Jodhpur arrested

The assault by unidentified rebels, said to be the worst in over a decade, led to the deaths of 19 Indian soldiers, and sparked daily verbal assaults by Indian officials who said Pakistan was behind it. Sources in Delhi Police also did not rule out possible involvement of some BSF personnel in the racket as they believe the staffer Mehmood Akhtar and his accomplices could not have got hold of deployment details unless somebody in BSF was leaking them.

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Ailing Steelers DE Heyward: Defense 'just quit'

Universally respected by his ownership and players, Tomlin's greatest asset is arguably his ability to get maximum effort from his players in less-than-favorable situations. Likewise, Martellus Bennett had been averaging 6 targets per game, catching an average of 4 passes for 60 yards in 6 games. He also threw for 222 yards on the day, two touchdowns and no picks, as the Pats improve to 6-1 with the win.

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Daesh using '8000 families as human shields' in Mosul

Spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said the execution-style killings came as ISIS pushed forward with a strategy of forcing people living outside Mosul into the city. Daesh captured Mosul - Iraq's second largest city - in mid-2014 before overrunning additional territory in the country's northern and western regions.

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South Africa's Zuma asks court to postpone Gupta report hearing

In Pretoria, where Gordhan is due to appear on charges including fraud, Save SA and its wide range of civil society endorsers are hoping for a "representative sample of South Africa". Mr Zuma's office has not yet commented on the reports, and the 74-year-old's apparent moment of weakness has been met with amusement rather than outrage in South Africa.

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Cancel the election, give me the win, Trump says

She delivered electrifying remarks at the Democratic National Convention over the summer, and earlier this month, she harshly condemned Trump's recently unveiled lewd comments about women in an emotional speech. She specifically warned voters against getting discouraged by the election and urged them to go out and vote. The new ad will air nationally, but, according to the campaign, will run in a higher concentration in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and North Carolina.

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Almost 50 flee rebel-held Aleppo, reports Syrian state media

Major Gen. Konashenkov said the six humanitarian corridors out of the eastern part of the city continue to function "around the clock". Russian Federation also declared a three-day break in fighting last week meant to allow the evacuation of both militants and civilians from Aleppo's rebel-held eastern neighborhoods.

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Former Putin Aide's Death in DC Deemed an Accident

The US Attorney said these injuries were "induced by falls" following "days of excessive consumption of alcohol". Lesin was found dead in his room at the Dupont Circle Hotel on November 5, 2015, having suffered blunt force trauma to the head, neck, torso, and extremities.

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Ted Cruz's Supreme Court remark draws White House criticism

Cruz's remarks put him at odds with several colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee, including its chairman, Sen. I would note, just recently, that Justice Breyer observed that the vacancy is not impacting the ability of the court to do its job.

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Release of 21 Chibok girls reignites hope

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's information minister, said the released girls would arrive in Abuja later on Thursday. The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has welcomed the release of the 21 Chibok schoolgirls, following more than two years of captivity.

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Body of 13-year-old boy found after shed fire

Firefighters were called to the blaze at 9pm on Thursday night at Byron Avenue in Campsall. "An investigation into the fire will take place today". Neighbours and friends have paid tribute to Jack, saying "things aren't going to be the same without you". Police are investigating and formal identification is expected to be carried out tomorrow.

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Clinton Staffers Email Exchange Focused on Getting Schultz "On the Same Page"

The email from Neera Tanden , who now helps run Clinton's transition team, is dated March 2, 2015, the day The New York Times revealed that Clinton had used a homebrew email server while serving as secretary of state rather than her secured government account.

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Mixed marks for US intel chief's North Korea nuke comments

Senior U.S., Japanese and South Korean officials agreed Thursday to increase their efforts to push North Korea to give up its nuclear program. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives a speech at the 9th Congress of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 29, 2016.

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Michelle Obama: Our Children Need a President like Hillary

The 70-year-old former president looked a bit exhausted after days of campaigning for his wife, but right at home on the Fayetteville State campus. Once again, Michelle criticised the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and asked the voters not to get swayed by his strategy.

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Countries, EU Agree to Create World's Largest Marine Sanctuary Off Antarctica

At this meeting in Hobart, Australia, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR ) agreed unanimously to designate the Ross Sea as an MPA, after years of protracted negotiations, New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced, reported the broadcaster.

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Santos says 'everything on the table' in revived peace talks

The talks' opening had been planned for Thursday in Quito. Interior Minister Juan Fernando Cristo said the government could reschedule the talks to Friday, Saturday "or whenever we are certain that Odin Sanchez has been freed". The ELN accused Restrepo of "torpedoing" the talks. Sanchez handed himself over to the rebels in exchange for the release of his ailing brother, who was held by rebels for almost three years.

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Someone Completely Destroyed Donald Trump's Walk Of Fame Star

Trump's aggressive language toward women and his behavior, his sexual violence with women and against women", Otis said. Otis said he originally meant to remove the star. Trump's Walk of Fame star, which is one of more than 2,500 lining Hollywood Boulevard, was previously defaced in January when an unidentified vandal spray painted a swastika on it.

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Hughes backs Bony to break Stoke duck

But Stoke see him as a viable long-term deputy to Jack Butland and could make his move permanent in the January window. "The key is to have different types of players to give the opposition different types of problems". Hughes said: "The Sunderland one was a big one clearly because we needed to get off and running in terms of maximum points but even before then we were playing well".

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Russia, Syria halt air strikes on Aleppo

A United Nations official says Russian Federation has communicated plans for a total of three eight-hour pauses in military actions in rebel-held parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo over "consecutive days" this week. He said the Syrian troops will pull back to distances allowing unimpeded exit for those carrying weapons via two corridors, including the main artery of Castello Road.

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Putin: Russia Is Not Going to Attack Anyone

It comes as UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon confirmed he approved a deployment of tanks, drones and 800 troops to Estonia - also on the Russian border - in Spring. United States President Barack Obama announced earlier this year that the U.S. was deploying a "battle-ready" task-force of about 900 soldiers to Poland, as well as armour across Eastern Europe.

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'Huge fan' Hillary Clinton is thrilled by Adele's support

In front of a packed auditorium in a key swing state on Thursday, it was Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton who spoke first and introduced her guest, and the star attraction, first lady Michelle Obama. Bloomberg Politics had rare access to the Trump campaign, reporting today that the Republicans recognise they are behind but their strategy now is to discourage Democrats and independents from turning out to vote by running a barrage of negative ads.

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Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama team up to bash Trump

Clinton took the podium first, championing the "most incredible first lady", who previously stumped for the former secretary of state at the Democratic National Convention and in an emotional New Hampshire speech earlier this month. Russian jets frequently conduct airstrikes in the region to battle Syrian rebels, and considering this, the top United States military chief has also said that Clinton's plan could cause a conflict with Russia.

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NYPD Commissioner Firm on Department's Fatal Shooting 'Fail' in the Bronx

Something went horribly wrong here. Her essay alludes to the case of Eleanor Bumpurs, a Bronx woman killed in 1984 after waving a knife at officers during an eviction. His cousin had recently stopped taking her medication, but "that's not an excuse to be dead". Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday there is "no question this case must be investigated", but it falls beyond his office's jurisdiction under the Governor's Executive Order No.

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Found Vs California Chrome Breeders Cup

Baffert has won the Breeders' Cup Classic for the past two seasons, with Dortmund and American Pharoah, so knows the level required to win and was hopeful the son of Unbridled's Song could at least serve it up to the Dubai World Cup victor.

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IS using tens of thousands as 'human shields' in Mosul

There have been other reports over the past week of civilians being murdered as ISIS tries to herd people into its last stronghold in Iraq. She said 232 people, mostly former officers, were reportedly shot Wednesday, and 24 on Tuesday.

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EU adds 10 more Syrians to its sanctions list

The airstrikes hit in a residential area housing a school complex, as children gathered outside. Thirty-five people were said to have been killed, although it is thought that the death toll will rise. As part of efforts by the United Nations , the people of eastern Aleppo are being offered safe passage to the province. Russia , Syria's ally in the war against opposition rebels and jihadists, has used its veto in 2014 to block a resolution demanding that the ICC investigate war crimes ...

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Clinton rallies with Michelle Obama as Trump alleges corruption

Donald Trump's vision, she said, was "of hopelessness and despair, a vision of a country that is weak and divided, a country in chaos, where other citizens are a threat". Feminists exhausted of his misogynistic remarks reclaimed the insult with glee, even making T-shirts to wear their nasty womanhood with pride. Speaking at a rally in Springfield, Ohio, as he kicked off a daylong swing through the battleground state, Trump took issue with Clinton's criticism of the Russian leader, who has ...


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