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'Positive US signals' on Gulen extradition

Turkey has launched a massive crackdown on alleged supporters of the movement led by Fethullah Gulen, detaining some 35,000 people and dismissing tens of thousands of others from government jobs. He has made no secret of his affiliation to Gulen, and resigned from the ruling party in 2013 following a government rift with the movement. Cavusoglu added that the ministry was in touch with the countries to which they had fled, seeking to secure their return.

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Clinton, Trump knock each other on plans

The Democratic presidential and vice presidential nominees released tax returns dating back 10 years, plainly laying out their respective effective tax rates on Clinton's website. The release of tax information is generally expected of presidential candidates. 'We've come a long way from my days going door-to-door for the Children's Defense Fund and earning $16,450 as a young law professor in Arkansas - and we owe it to the opportunities America provides, ' Clinton said .

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Hundreds forced to flee as fires ravage the south of France

The Madeira fire forced the evacuation of over 1,000 residents and tourists. Residents of the region north of Marseille , especially Vitrolles and nearby Pennes-Mirabeau, woke up to take an accounting of the scorched and still-smoking landscape and their losses.

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Case of Zika virus reported in Monroe County, according to news reports

What the department's statement did focus on was how the department says it is a "model for Zika Response". Except in pregnant women , Zika virus is nearly always a very mild illness and for most people testing is not necessary. The administration is seeking $1.9 billion to fight Zika, but Congress is deadlocked over the funding. The CDC recommends pregnant women consider postponing travel to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing.

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Clinton's economic plan has little tech, Trump's has none

Trump, a NY real estate developer, has refused to release his tax returns and said he was unlikely to do so before the November 8 presidential election. The top-line numbers: Hillary and Bill Clinton earned a combined $10.6 million past year, roughly $6 million of which came from speaking fees paid by corporations and other organizations.

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Uncertainty in Japan as emperor hints at abdication

The 82-year-old said Monday, "When I consider that my fitness level is gradually declining, I am anxious that it may become hard for me to carry out my duties as the symbol of the state with my whole being". "His majesty the emperor hints at abdication", read a two-page extra edition by the top-selling Yomiuri Shimbun daily. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe released comments following the emperor's message, saying that he will take into serious consideration the emperor's condition ...

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North Korea Serious With World War 3 Threat! Missile Reaches Japan

Wednesday's tests follow Seoul and Washington's decision to deploy the American Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) antiballistic missile system in South Korea to counter Pyongyang's rising military threat, especially following its fourth nuclear test in January.

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Two terror attacks kill seven in SE Turkey

An official said three people were killed and at least 25 were wounded, including at least five children between the ages of two and five. It is feared another two people were killed in the second attack. Several ambulances were sent to the area. The PKK has kept up attacks after the failed coup on 15 July during which a rogue military faction tried to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan from power.

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Pentagon: ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed

Pakistan Army Chief, General Raheel Sharif, called on the commander of United States troops in Afghanistan, The Afghan government and Afghan National Army to take them on board in the rescue efforts. Both Russian and Pakistani governments have been making efforts for the release of the hostages. Kabul has long accused Pakistan of supporting the Taliban and continuing to nurture sanctuaries on its soil in the hope of maintaining influence in Afghanistan.

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Libya takes Sirte convention centre off IS

Daesh has taken advantage of the chaos gripping the country to strengthen its foothold there. The latest clashes came after the government-backed fighters reached a hotel complex southeast of the recently captured Dollar neighborhood on Monday.

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FBI Tipped Off Canadian Police About Suspect Planning Imminent Attack

The RCMP said they were able to identify the person in the video as Driver by about 11 a.m. The SITE Intelligence Group , which tracks extremist activity, said Thursday that Islamic State-linked Amaq news agency had referred to Mr. Driver had expressed his support for the terror attacks. A representative from the local Leo's Taxi Transportation Ltd. said a cab had been dispatched to Driver's address on Wednesday night before he was shot by police.

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US House Speaker Paul Ryan wins primary

Ryan beat businessman Paul Nehlen, who had courted supporters of the Republican presidential nominee and harshly criticized Ryan as "the head of the globalist snake". "In times as uncertain as these, it is easy to resort to division", Ryan said. He acknowledged taking over the speakership previous year may put him the crosshairs for a possibly primary challenge, telling local reporters last week that "You put a target on your back the day you accept that responsibility".

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New Polls Show Clinton Leading In Four Crucial States

Clinton also wants to "dramatically simplify" tax filing for small businesses, says she'll support high quality training for union programs, and propose new tax credits that will encourage companies to offer paid apprenticeships. When asked about his taxes at the time , Nixon willingly released the returns that had been under audit: "I welcome this kind of examination, because people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook".

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Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine Release New Tax Returns

Charitable contributions accounted for 9.8 percent of their adjusted gross income. The campaign reported the Clintons' effective tax rate as 34%, which includes the more than $300,000 the couple paid in self-employment taxes, which are payroll taxes for Social Security and Medicare.

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Labour's moderates are stuck until they can solve their membership problem

Mr Corbyn, now facing a challenge from Owen Smith for control of the party, insists the new jobs would be well-paid and secure. "I want a Labour leader who can rise to the challenge of this moment", he said. It always ends up destroying the institutions that are vulnerable, unless you deal with it". UNISON has endorsed Jeremy Corbyn's campaign to remain leader of the Labour Party, following an online consultation in which he won 58 per cent support among Labour registered members.

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Trump says Obama remark was sarcastic, sort of

Because of Hewitt's conservatism, his comments would not be seen as an attempt to bait Trump , Sesno said . "So many of his answers appear to be stream-of-consciousness responses, so slamming on the brakes as an interviewer and saying, "Well, you don't really mean that literally" gives him a chance to either retract or " double down " as he did with the Islamic State claim, Sesno said.

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South Africa: ANC facing denial from urbanites over poor services

South Africans have shocked the African National Congress (ANC) in local council elections by handing significant gains to the opposition, but it is clear from the low turnout in crucial areas that the outcome is less about voting for the Democratic Alliance (DA) than taking a stand against the ruling party.

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Kansas Dept. of Labor releases statement on boy's death at Schlitterbahn

They received minor facial injuries from the incident. State law leaves it to the Kansas Department of Labor to adopt rules and regulations relating to certification and inspection of rides, adding that a permanent amusement ride must be scrutinized by “a qualified inspector” at least every 12 months.

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Michael Phelps ties for Olympic silver in dramatic men's 100M butterfly finish

Michelle Carter also made history Friday, becoming the first US female Olympic shot put champion with an American record 67 feet, 8.25 inches on her last throw. "I've hit all my goals this past week..." "She was walking to the blocks with pure joy". Katie Ledecky got the job done in Rio. It was all because of her roommate, Simone Manuel.

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Hillary Clinton tries to woo Mormon voters in Utah

Clinton named faith leaders, "Joseph Smith and Brigham Young to Gordon Hinckley and Thomas Monson", who she said have "noted the infinite blessings we have received from the Constitution of the United States", particularly when it comes to religion.

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US drone strike killed Islamic State leader in Afghanistan

Khan was the leader of ISIS' Khorasan province, the terror group's regional branch that operates in Afghanistan . Mr Trowbridge says Khan's death will "disrupt" IS operations in Afghanistan. However, this is not the first time Khan has been reported dead. "He was reported killed previous year but the death was never confirmed". Trowbridge said the airstrike was in Achin district, as opposed to Kot district.

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Oleksiak and Manuel tie for 100m freestyle gold

Simone expressed that she hoped that she can serve as an inspiration to others. African Americans make up just 1.3 percent of USA Swimming's 337,084 members, according to the governing body's 2015 membership data. "To me, I'm just the same Simone". At the turn, she trailed by.47 of a second - the basketball equivalent of a 15-point halftime deficit. In the one-lap race, Manuel was in third place at the halfway mark, and Oleksiak was in seventh.

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Simone Manuel Talks Race and Police Brutality Following Olympic Win

The 20-year-old Texan swimmer set an Olympic record, coming in at 52.70 seconds, reports The New York Times . Those mistakes saw her drop down from seventh to 13th, to miss out on emulating her sister Becky Downie, who came 12th in the all-around final at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

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USA lawmakers urge Obama on United Nations arms embargo for South Sudan

China, Russia, Venezuela and Egypt abstained. Adding that, "Any force that will be called Juba Protection force will not be accepted". The protection force - to be made up of African troops - will "use all necessary means, including undertaking robust action where necessary and actively patrolling" to enforce peace in Juba and protect the airport and other key facilities.

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Former teammate shares joy of Simone Manuel's golden Olympics moment

After their one-two finish Thursday, Raisman and Biles , 19, walked around the Rio Olympic Arena, as if they were one. Only the top two scorers from each country are allowed to move forward to the final competition. "I wanted to see how far I could go in this sport", she said. The 20-year-old was also asked how it felt to share a gold medal. She's been bolstered by the encouragement of Karolyi for years.

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In second official visit, what does Turkey want from Russia?

Petersburg . Erdoğan's day trip to St Petersburg is his first foreign visit since the failed coup in Turkey last month and the ensuing purge which has given rise to serious diplomatic tension between Ankara and its Western allies. Kalin insisted Turkey's position on Assad had not changed despite the reconciliation with Russia: "We still want him to go". "Your visit today, despite the very hard political situation in Turkey , says that we all want to resume our dialogue, ...

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US stock indexes edge higher in early trading; oil up

OIL: Crude oil prices were moving higher after the International Energy Agency said global oil demand won't grow as much as expected next year because of the weaker global economy. Giving the Nasdaq its biggest boost yesterday, shares of chipmaker Nvidia gained 5.6 per cent to US$63.04, a day after it reported its fastest quarterly sales growth in almost five years.

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NYPD Police Commissioner Bratton to resign

Commissioner Bratton has previously told the New York Times that he did not plan to stay on past 2017, when Mayor Bill de Blasio will face re-election. Millions March NYC , an offshoot of the Black Lives Matter movement, called for the ouster of Bratton and an end to broken windows policing - a controversial strategy pioneered by Bratton to crack down on petty crime and maintain law and order.

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Child falls from roller coaster at Pennsylvania water park, report states

The boy's condition is unknown, but Idlewild & Soak Zone park officials told WPXI that the boy was conscious and speaking when he was taken to the hospital. It's the third amusement park accident this week involving a child . The Pennsylvania Amusement Ride Safety Division has shut down the coaster and an investigation has been opened, said supervisor Joseph Filoromo.

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Trump now says calling Obama the founder of ISIS was 'sarcasm'

He was the most valuable player". In fact, in sports they have awards, he gets the most valuable player award. "Some of them just can't get over it", Trump told the crowd. Surely, they offered, he meant Obama's policies had enabled the extremist group's rise . "They make their 'verbal poo-poo" anyplace to get attention".

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Newborn Florida baby killed by 6-year-old brother; mother charged

At a news conference Thursday, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gulatieri said the baby was pronounced dead at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Investigators say Steele left the baby, also named Kathleen, in a vehicle with her two siblings while she went into a cellphone fix store on Monday.

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Turkey says 'positive signals' from US on Gulen extradition

More than 240 people were killed, many of them civilians. The Syrian government and Russian Federation have previously denied targeting medical facilities. Earlier this week, media reports said the pair had gone missing. The Observatory made no mention of chlorine gas. Turkey is pressing the USA to extradite the 75-year-old cleric and has purged tens of thousands of his suspected followers from the armed forces, other state institutions, the media and academia.

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Orioles: Significant Win Over the Blue Jays

TIGERS 11, ASTROS 0 (at Detroit) - James McCann capped a six-run first with his first career grand slam as Detroit completed a three-game sweep. That gave the Blue Jays a half-game lead over the Orioles in the division. They've got good people in the bullpen. "I just wasn't able to get ahead of guys like I was doing early in the game", Gallardo said. Tulowitzki said he could still play defense but could not hold a bat after being hit.

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Canadian police shoot dead alleged terrorist with bomb

Police keep watch around a house in Strathroy, Ontario, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. An early-morning tip from FBI investigators triggered a "race against time" as police scrambled to identify and locate a balaclava-wearing would-be suicide bomber they feared was on the verge of killing innocent Canadians.

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Thailand Rocked By Dozen Blasts In A day

One small bomb exploded on a beach in Patong on the island of Phuket and four others rattled the seaside resort city of Hua Hin, prompting businesses to shut their doors, streets to empty and anxious tourists to huddle inside their hotels.


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