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Syria opposition: Suspected gas attack causes deaths

Meanwhile, the Russians declared a three-hour ceasefire, yet the United Nations claims that it isn't long enough. "We desperately need a zone free from bombing over eastern Aleppo to stop the attacks and worldwide action to ensure Aleppo is never besieged again".

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First Bengals preseason game Friday

The Bengals had produced just one top-10 ranking in the previous 18 seasons prior to Zimmer's arrival. "I think it comes with the tutelage he's getting from our defensive staff and Zim". "I think their guys respect me". Zimmer was asked why Smith hadn't continued to be a star in the NFL. They're not just a scheme to draw more interest in the Bengals.

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Poll finds Trump's lead shrinking in Kansas

He trails Clinton on the vast majority of issues and attributes, up to and including readiness to be president. That is based on a survey of 1,162 registered voters, with a confidence interval of three percentage points. Trump had previously stirred criticism for engaging in a spat with the parents of a Muslim US soldier killed in Iraq. "Every single one of these instances shows us that Donald Trump simply does not have the temperament to be president and commander in chief of the United ...

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Orioles move back into first place in AL East

Angels 5, Red Sox 2: Albert Pujols hit his 20th home run, and Hector Santiago won his sixth straight start. Their time atop the division may have been short-lived, but thanks to a red-hot July in which they won two-thirds of their games the Blue Jays are once again threatening to take back the American League East.

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More And More Republicans Don't Expect Trump To Win

The poll was conducted August 4-7. Clinton, he said, successfully has "raised the issue of his temperament" and raised doubts about Trump. In Iowa, Clinton leads Trump 41-37 in a head-to-head matchup - she was ahead by 3 before the conventions.

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Gülenist terror-cult behind strained Turkey-Russia relations, Erdoğan says

Erdogan: "Your call just after the coup attempt cheered me, my colleagues and our people". Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan answer journalists' questions during a press conference in Konstantinovsky Palace outside Saint Petersburg on August 9, 2016.

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Putin Dismisses Long-Time Ally Ivanov as Kremlin Chief-of-Staff

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dramatically sacked his chief of staff Sergey Ivanov . Analysts said that the decision to replace Ivanov appeared to be part of a plan by Putin to bring in new blood and that more departures within the president's inner circle could be expected.

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Durant, Warriors to OKC on February 11

All times listed are Eastern, and nationally-televised games are in parenthesis. Also worth noting: this year, beginning on Martin Luther King Jr. The order of the games, and the regular season for that matter, don't matter one bit. Anthony Davis is still one of the five best players in the league and rookie Buddy Hield could quickly turn into a League Pass darling. The Prodigal Son returns.

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We've to win hearts of Kashmiris: PM

Modi, in the meeting, said that not only this side of Kashmir but the PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) is an integral part of India. "PM Modi has said that we are dedicated to an all-round development of Kashmir", Rajnath said. Government on Friday said that they are ready to resolve the Kashmir issue in a peaceful manner as per the Constitution but made it clear that there can not be any compromise with the nation's integrity.

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Eight documents Donald Trump has yet to fully release

In its probe of Clinton's email server, the Federal Bureau of Investigation found no evidence to suggest Clinton or her staff deleted emails in an effort to hide them. "Everything she doesn't want us to see has been digitally shredded or put under lock and key". He then said there was no way people would be able to stop a President Clinton from stacking the Supreme Court with anti-gun justices, before adding: "Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is - I don't know".

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Syrian Troops Kill over 60 Takfiri Terrorists in Aleppo

The push prompted an intensive airstrike campaign Sunday as insurgent groups put up a massive defense to protect the new corridor and gain new ground. The second army, known as Fatah Halab ( Aleppo Conquest), is a combination of dozens of rebel groups, including Free Syrian Army units, that also formed in 2015.

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Clinton leading Trump in critical battlegrounds

While Clinton does lead Trump in Florida by 5 points (44%-39%) that edge is a slight improvement for Trump. Republican leaders are already facing the possibility Hillary Clinton will win the White House in November. That number is unchanged from July. The telephone poll was conducted August 4-10 and included 899 registered voters in Colorado. The results represent increasing margins for Clinton in each of those four states, compared with polling conducted before the conventions and all ...

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Japan warns citizens to be wary in China as tensions rise

Ramos met former Chinese deputy foreign minister Fu Ying on Friday (12 August) who agreed that the two countries should explore peace and cooperation through talks. In a statement signed by Ramos and Fu, they said their "informal discussions focused on the need to engage in further talks to build trust and confidence to reduce tensions to pave the way for overall cooperation".

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United States election: Hillary Clinton releases her tax returns

With that release , Clinton's aides said 38 years of Clinton tax returns have been available to the press over the course of her career, dating back to 1977. "Americans" best days are still ahead of us if we make up our minds to actually go out and make that happen". But he said it's harder to state definitively whether that would be lower than middle-class families' rates, since it would depends on their income level, and thus tax rate, as well as the amount they pay in payroll taxes.

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Carmelo Anthony would consider career 'great' with three golds, no National Basketball Association title

In an interview with ESPN at the Rio Olympics, Anthony ‎insisted that the prospect of becoming the first USA male to win three gold medals in basketball more than eases the sting of an NBA playoff history that, to date, includes only one trip to the conference finals and just two trips total beyond the first round.

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Trump says comments about President Obama founding ISIS were "sarcasm"

Hours later, he told a rally in Pennsylvania he was "obviously being sarcastic - but not that sarcastic, to be honest with you". An NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll out Friday showed Trump trailing Clinton by large margins in North Carolina, Virginia and Colorado and locked in a tight race in Florida.

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Libyan militias claim to have seized control of Isis base

Daesh took advantage of the chaos that followed the ouster and killing of longtime dictator Muammar Qadhafi in 2011 to gain a foothold in the oil-rich North African country. American and Libyan officials told the Post that these members of the special forces are coordinating American airstrikes and providing intelligence information in an effort to oust the group from a militant stronghold.

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Simone Manuel's victory in the pool is a historic triumph

Her time of 52.70 seconds was an American and Olympic record. Simone Manuel earned her spot in the 100 free in Rio by finishing second to Abbey Weitzel in the swimming trials. When she arrived to swim during Memorial Day, she was confronted with a sign emblazoned with the words, " Public Swimming Pool, White Only " hanging from duplex's pool gate.

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Jeremy Corbyn promises 100000 new jobs in the North East

Abbott said that in the 1980s when the then Labour leader Neil Kinnock banned groups such as Militant from being members of the party, she had cautioned against "witch-hunts against ordinary people on the left". Mr Corbyn told BBC Newsnight that the court judgment seemed "very clear" that all party members should be allowed to vote. In a further swipe, he made it clear he would not be prepared to serve in Mr Corbyn's cabinet again because "I have lost confidence in you".

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Hillary Clinton vows to 'stand up to China'

In the speech in Warren, Michigan , Clinton will highlight a new component of Trump's tax plan that she will dub the "Trump Loophole", the portion of his platform dedicated to slashing the tax rate on what is known as pass-through income .

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Arianna Huffington leaves Huffington Post after 11-year run

Lately, Verizon Inc has been focusing towards digital media and advertising making a continuous push towards buying web portals, similarly as it bought Yahoo Inc . Her departure creates a whopping, if not unexpected, void, at the Huffington Post , a pioneering news venture that had an vast impact on the way online newsrooms publish around the world.

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Vladimir Putin fires chief of staff Sergei Ivanov

In the past year, Russian Railways chief Vladimir Yakunin, anti-narcotics tsar Viktor Ivanov and security service chief Yevgeny Murov have all lost their jobs. Mr. Ivanov has been part of Mr. Putin's trusted inner circle for many years, the BBC reports. "Putin is slowly getting exhausted of his old friends and acquaintances he brought [to the Kremlin] himself", Moscow-based political analyst Igor Korginyuk said in an interview.

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U.S. election: Hillary Clinton releases her tax returns

The Clintons did claim $2.2 million in itemized deductions in 2015, including a $1 million donation to their favorite charity-the Clinton Foundation. The release is part of an effort to undercut Trump's character by questioning the celebrity businessman's record.

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Trump calls ISIS founding claims "sarcasm"

Mr Trump's supporters found themselves struggling to defend the candidate's comments following his latest speech, in which he also repeatedly referred to the president by his full name - Barack Hussein Obama. "I don't care", Mr. Trump said. Hewitt tried again, saying: "But he's not sympathetic to them". Caption + Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks a group of pastors at the Orlando Convention Center, Thursday, Aug.

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Puerto Rico reports 10690 Zika cases amid ongoing epidemic

Tennessee saw its first case February 9; as of August 1, there have been 23 cases statewide, all related to overseas travel. "They can help students become ambassadors and help prevent the spread of Zika", Stewart said. In Palm Beach County, the health department has tested more than 50 pregnant women for Zika. Officials are urging people to protect themselves from mosquito bites.

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All party meet on Kashmir: all fury and confusion signifying nothing

The senior most member of ruling PDP representing North Kashmir in Lok Sabha made such comments in the All Party Meet held in New Delhi under Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. He said that his government is committed to a stable and peaceful solution to the issue of Jammu and Kashmir. "The government and the separatists are speaking in completely divergent voices".

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Trump co-chair: No one but media took ISIS comments literally

Trump's campaign planned to sit down with Republican National Convention officials in Orlando on Friday. When an interviewer pointed out Russian Federation had annexed Crimea, Trump said he meant Russian Federation wouldn't dare go farther if he were president.

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Coronation complete as Biles wins all around gold

With Simone Biles all-but-perfect performance in the Rio Olympics, she's cemented herself as arguably the greatest gymnast ever. Five trips to the top of the podium in one games is something gymnastics has never seen. With a wobble on an aerial somersault quickly righted, Biles spent the rest of the routine making the 4-inch-wide beam look more like a railroad tie.

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Where does Hillary Clinton stand on guns?

She also called for expanding the child tax credit - an initiative that counters Trump's proposal to allow families to deduct child care expenses from their taxes, which Clinton dismissed as part of a tax scheme "transparently designed for rich people".

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American Manuel makes Olympic history

When Simone Manuel , a black woman, won Olympic swimming gold last night in the 100-meter freestyle , she created a moment for black Americans that I hope we can all appreciate. And for their efforts, their country has been rewarded, and not just with a haul of medals. These athletes are filling roles that have seldom been occupied by minorities, if ever.

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Two men questioned by police over Thailand bomb attacks

Five foreigners are reported to be among the injured. No group has claimed responsibility but officials believe the attacks are by anti-government factions protesting Thailand's ruling junta government. The bombs, which were placed in pots, activated by mobile phones. Altogether, there were at least 12 attacks involving either improvised explosive devices (IEDs) or arson in eight southern provinces.

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Saudi-led coalition resumes air strikes on Yemen, 9 civilians killed

RIYADH , Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi Arabia says its air force has intercepted two ballistic missiles fired from Yemen into the kingdom. The talks came after Houthi fighters, who are backed by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards, rejected a United Nations -sponsored peace plan and announced the establishment of a 10-member governing body to run the country.

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Putin dismisses Kremlin chief of staff Sergey Ivanov

The Kremlin purge saw ex-KGB Ivanov, who served as the Head of Presidential Administration, fired and given the lesser role of overseeing matters of Natural Security, Ecology and Transportation instead. Both leaders had expressed dissatisfaction about the current state of Russian-British relations, the Kremlin said, adding that the phone call had taken place at Britain's initiative.

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Turkey's President Erdogan in Moscow to 'reset' Russian Federation ties

He said that their talks would cover "the whole range of our relations.including restoring economic ties, combating terrorism". Despite this, a full rapprochement will not come easy given the full breakdown in relations between Russian Federation and Turkey previous year.

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Clinton: Trump offering rehashed Reaganomics, but worse

She further accused Trump of a "smear" against the president and stressed that he was not fit to serve as Commander-in-Chief of the US. Clinton painted Trump as devoid of solutions, bad for small business and in bed with wealthier Americans while forgoing the middle class.


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