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Narendra Modi attends closing ceremony of G20

Narendra Modi attends closing ceremony of G20

To support India's development, Modi also stressed on the need of a "balanced mix of nuclear, renewal energy and fossil fuels are at the core of our policy". "Transformed and liberalised investment regime has put India among top host nations for FDI", the prime minister said. Before leaving in the evening, Modi also made a visit to Quan Su Pagoda, where he talked about the centuries-old Buddhist ties between the two nations. Read More

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White House Cancels Obama Meeting with Philippines Leader

Mr Duterte has risked upsetting the United States, his country's most important ally, in relentlessly pursuing his anti-crime campaign that he insists will not end until every drug pusher and manufacturer are killed. "Do not just throw away questions and statements". This comes after Duterte lashed out at Obama for wading into the issue of the Philippines' leader's controversial policy toward drug dealers. Read More

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Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

The protesters are demanding greater mining concessions from the government that would lead to a relaxation of strict environmental legislation, as well as better union representation and the right to work for private companies. "This is a political conspiracy, not a social demand", Morales said at a news conference on Friday, accusing his opponents of backing the miners' demands. Read More

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Firestorm in France after restaurant refuses service to veiled Muslim women

France's highest administrative court suspended on Friday a ban on burkinis that had spread to a dozen French coastal cities on the grounds they violated fundamental liberties. The ruling followed an appeal by the French Human Rights League. Colville says such bans "fuel religious intolerance and the stigmatization of Muslims", and "have only succeeded in increasing tensions". Read More

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CNN Poll of Polls: Clinton's lead cut in half

The poll found that voters age 65 and older are split between which candidate they trust to do a better job dealing with the future of Medicare with 44 percent saying they trust Mr. The shift brings the race back to where it was before the conventions in July. On the basic pocketbook question, the poll found that 36 percent of voters feared their own access to affordable care would get worse if Republican Donald Trump is elected, versus 24 percent who anxious their own situations would ... Read More

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Hackers had a chance to hamper voting by deleting records

Arizona Secretary of State's office confirmed earlier this summer that Arizona's election website was briefly taken down to deal with a "credible and serious threat" to the voter registration system. We will continue to review all of our security systems. State officials alerted the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he said, and the Department of Homeland Security also was involved. Read More

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5 dead in mid-air collision over Alaska

A Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan with three people on board collided with a Renfro's Alaska Adventures Piper PA-18 Super Cub with two people on board about 11 a.m., the Alaska National Guard said. Skies were clear and temperatures were around 63 degrees, she said. Johnson says he's receiving conflicting information at this point about the crash, and investigators are reviewing the limited radar data available from the area. Read More

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Long-term solution sought for Canadian canola exports to China

The announcement regarding the extension was made by Trudeau in Beijing, where the canola dispute was envisaged to preoccupy the trade agenda during the PM's high-level meetings and the G20, which will commence later this week. A senior Canadian official later said the two countries have ongoing technical discussions on free trade, but stressed that there are no negotiations under way at this point. Read More

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Part of Kashmir under illegal occupation of Pakistan: MEA

Part of Kashmir under illegal occupation of Pakistan: MEA

He said that the Pakistan hopes that US-India defense pact does not polarise the region by disturbing the strategic balance and escalating the arms buildup in the region. Asked about China-Pakistan economic corridor, Swarup said it passes through India's sovereign territory under illegal occupation of Pakistan and that "India would obviously have concerns about any project there happening with third party collaboration". Read More

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Top diplomat backs new South Sudan vice president

Top diplomat backs new South Sudan vice president

South Sudan had also floated a loan request to Kenya to help it continue with the process of returning back to peace, according to CCTV Africa. Kenyatta is also the first head of state to visit the country after the recent fighting in July, and comes just days before the United Nations Security Council representatives are expected to visit South Sudan. Read More

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Man named Vladimir Putin arrested after refusing to leave a Florida supermarket

Man named Vladimir Putin arrested after refusing to leave a Florida supermarket

The stores managers allege that Putin refused to vacate the store after being asked to leave. The younger Putin is due back in court in September. A police report lists him as having the same name as the Russian president . Apparently the "beef", as it were, got started over an order of chicken wings gone wrong. Putin told police he had missed his ride, which would never happen to the other Putin. Read More

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Explain Why The State Department Was Used to Find Clinton Foundation Employees

COOPER: Why was it OK for the Clinton Foundation to accept foreign donations when you were secretary of state but it wouldn't be OK if you were president? Clinton became secretary of state in 2009 after signing an ethics agreement that said she would "seek to ensure that the activities of the Foundation, however beneficial, do not create conflicts or the appearance of conflicts". Read More

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False alarm at Los Angeles International Airport

The Los Angeles Police late confirmed that no shots were fired and no gunman was found at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Police say an investigation is still underway. During the 30-minute ground stop, 27 arriving flights were diverted to other airports - 12 diverting to Ontario International Airport. Those false reports came shortly after officials had arrested a man wearing a mask and sporting a plastic sword in Terminal 7, however. Read More

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Hales stars as England post world record ODI score

Hales stars as England post world record ODI score

However at Trent Bridge , Pakistan share equally number of victories with England which make 3-3. 439-2 - South Africa (v West Indies), 18 January 2015; 4. South Africa, Johannesburg, 2006 418-5_South Africa vs. Zimbabwe, Potchefstroom, 2006 418-5_India vs. "Hales looked very good, shaped up really well and showed a good attitude", said Morgan. Read More

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Jeremy Corbyn concerned at 'unfair' removal of vote from Labour members

Jeremy Corbyn concerned at 'unfair' removal of vote from Labour members

He said: "People in Scotland cannot look to Labour in Westminster right now and anticipate us winning a general election, therefore we are ill serving the Scottish Labour Party and we are ill serving the people of Scotland". He added: "I'm not even sure Jeremy did vote remain". In 2015, the SNP won 56 out of 59 seats in Scotland. "There is creativity in all of us but we need to give people the opportunities for this creativity to flourish". Read More

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Rousseff appears at Brazil impeachment trial

In her address to senators, who will decide her fate starting Tuesday, Rousseff denied the charges of being "criminally responsible" for alleged fiscal wrongdoing by her administration, and called the accusations "unfair and arbitrary". Protests have erupted in several other cities in support of Rousseff, including in the capital of Brasilia, where senators have been questioning Rousseff in the fourth day of her impeachment trial. Read More

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Hurricane Gaston Expected to Weaken to Tropical Storm

It briefly became a hurricane overnight, then weakened to a tropical storm again. A developing tropical storm will hit Bahamas and southern Florida this weekend, according to Accuweather. Forecasters now expect a 70-percent chance of having up to 17 named storms, of which as many as eight are expected to become hurricanes, including up to four major hurricanes. Read More

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Turkey scales up Syrian offensive

Separately, a monitoring group said at least 35 civilians and four militants were killed by a wave of Turkish strikes in the same area. The Kurdish Democratic Union Party condemned the attack on the village. Since then, fighting has continued near Jarablus between Turkish forces and the YPG Kurdish militia, which Ankara considers a terror group linked to the Kurdish PKK militia-a militia Turkey is fighting inside its own country. Read More

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