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US says it may have struck Syrian troops

It says "coalition forces would not intentionally strike a known Syrian military unit". U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said the U.S.is investigating the incident and expressed regret over the loss of life as she spoke to reporters outside the Security Council chamber while the Russian ambassador was addressing the meeting. Read More

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Texas A&M hoping this 3-0 start created differently

Pettway waltzed in from the 1-yard-line for the game's first touchdown midway through the first quarter.The Aggies answered on their next two drives to take their first lead at 10-7.LaCamera's 46-yard field goal got Texas A&M on the board before a 92-yard drive early in the second quarter put the visitors in front.Knight went 4-for-4 on the long march, including a 51-yard bomb to Reynolds setting up the Aggies inside the Auburn 10. Read More

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Singapore GP: Vettel to start from back row; Rosberg takes pole position

Singapore GP: Vettel to start from back row; Rosberg takes pole position

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his auto out of his team garage during the third practice session for the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore , Saturday, Sept. Last year's victor Sebastian Vettel will start from the back of the grid. Hamilton, who won the race here from pole position in 2014, never got going this weekend and struggled once again in the final practice session held in the evening. Read More

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South Korea says Pyongyang ready for more nuclear tests

South Korea says Pyongyang ready for more nuclear tests

One possibility is that China could try to broker a deal to freeze North Korea's development of new missiles and warheads as part of the US and South Korea suspending joint military exercises, Tong said. Previous nuclear tests conducted in the year 2006, 2009 and 2013 were basically atomic, which did increase Pyongyang expectations to look for more powerful weapons, but this statement, which was mostly ruled out by defence and nuclear experts were proved to be correct after the successful ... Read More

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Group says 3 killed despite cease-fire in Syria

Despite the cease-fire, however, the SNHR said, aid deliveries have been prevented from reaching the eastern part of Aleppo in line with an agreement reached in February. He said the government had agreed on September 6 - before the cease-fire deal was inked - to allow aid into five areas, but the authorizations still haven't come. Read More

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Gabon Opposition Leader Challenges Poll Results

Gabon Opposition Leader Challenges Poll Results

No one can ask me to violate the law. Bongo has accused the opposition of cheating in its turn and said on Wednesday he would ask the constitutional court to investigate irregularities in Ping's stronghold and elsewhere. Results from the province, which is a heartland of Bongo, showed a turnout of more than 99 percent, compared with a nationwide turnout of 59.46 percent. Read More

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Prince William Helps Man Off Ground, Is Heroic AF

Jonathan Douglas-Hughes, vice lord lieutenant of Essex, is helped back to his feet by Prince William on Friday. "Sorry about that", he said to the prince, who in return told him it was "all right". They will then take their seats in a school assembly to hear speeches and watch performances from students on the topic of coping with big changes. Read More

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Minister: Japan to increase activities in South China Sea

Minister: Japan to increase activities in South China Sea

The patrols would be similar in nature to the "freedom-of-navigation" operations U.S. Navy vessels conduct regularly in the South China Sea, where Beijing has made expansive sovereignty claims in recent years. "Unfortunately, what China has been doing recently in the East China Sea and South China Sea is just that, and it is raising serious concern in the Asia-Pacific and beyond". Read More

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Brazil's Lula and wife charged with corruption

Prosecutors singled out Lula - who was president during much of the time that Petrobras was being systematically fleeced by a network of corrupt executives and politicians - as the scheme's mastermind. Lula, his wife, Marisa Leticia, and six others have been charged in connection with the scandal, according to Reuters . His fall, as well as that of the leftist party he founded in 1980, has been dramatic. Read More

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Woman alleges vibrator makers improperly used smartphone app to track usage

Woman alleges vibrator makers improperly used smartphone app to track usage

The data, along with the person's e-mail address, is stored on the vibrator-maker's Canadian servers, according to the lawsuit. Moreover, the suit says the company actively "concealed" its data collection policies from users. She used it several times then but never realized "that We-Connect monitors and records, in real time, how they use the device", according to the September 2 complaint. Read More

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Trump Releases Weight, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar And Other Medical Information

Trump Releases Weight, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar And Other Medical Information

It noted his blood pressure at 116 over 70, his blood sugar level at 99, his calcium score at 98, his HDL (good) cholesterol at 63 and LDL (bad) cholesterol at 94 and triglycerides (the amount of fat in the blood) at 61. Trump admitted to Oz that he does eat a fair amount of fast food when he's on the road campaigning, and that the person who picks it up is told not to tell the restaurant it is for him because he worries the food may be tampered with. Read More

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Congressional report slams NSA leaker Edward Snowden

Congressional report slams NSA leaker Edward Snowden

The chances of a pardon appear slim for Snowden , a former contractor for the National Security Agency who released thousands of classified documents in 2013 revealing the vast U.S. The push comes as Snowden is set to re-enter the mainstream consciousness three years after infamous leaks about the NSA's surveillance of millions of US and foreign citizens. Read More

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New Hillary Clinton Ad Capitalizes On Trump's Renewed Legal Troubles

New Hillary Clinton Ad Capitalizes On Trump's Renewed Legal Troubles

Just as Hillary Clinton's foundation was thrust into the spotlight of this year's presidential election, New York State's attorney general announced that he, too, has been looking into whether the Donald J. A source familiar with the matter told The Hill late Tuesday Schneiderman's office has "opened an inquiry into troubling transactions with the Trump Foundation that have recently come into light". Read More

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Philippine President wants United States special forces out of southern islands

Philippines will continue to fulfill its treaty obligations with the United States, the Foreign Minister, Perfecto Yasay, stated today a day after the Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, called for the withdrawal of U.S. Duterte had on Monday shown pictures of what he said were victims of colonial-era atrocities against Muslims in Mindanao, repeating assertions that Americans were to blame for the instability that has dogged the region. Read More

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United Kingdom education reforms spark debate on class and the classroom

United Kingdom education reforms spark debate on class and the classroom

In a further sign of the difficulties Mrs May will face getting the plans through Parliament, Tory MP Karen Lumley said she was against the proposals "and very sceptical" that poor children would benefit from the return of grammars. Sutton and Devonport MP Oliver Colvile, whose constituency contains the three Plymouth grammar schools, has also welcomed the extension of selection in schools . Read More

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Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test

Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test

The spokesman declined to elaborate, citing intelligence matters, but said the South's military is on full combat-readiness to respond to "further nuclear tests, ballistic missile launches or land provocation" by the North. South Korean President Park Geun-hye claimed Kim's "mental state is spiralling out of control" and that his government has "fanatic recklessness". Yonhap reported that a planned US military B-1B bomber flight to the Korean peninsula had been scheduled for Monday but was ... Read More

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Trump narrows gap in OH, new Quinnipiac poll shows

Trump narrows gap in OH, new Quinnipiac poll shows

In 2012 , Mitt Romney defeated Barack Obama by 16 points. "It was discussed that it wouldn't be discussed, but they know my stance and I know their stance", Trump said in the interview , which aired Tuesday. If Trump were to win by 12 percentage points in SC, he would exceed the 11-point margin of victory that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had in 2012. Read More

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Israel and the United States conclude 10-year defense assistance pact

Israel and the United States conclude 10-year defense assistance pact

Graham says Benjamin Netanyahu warned him he was holding up the deal, and that he told Netanyahu to tell the Obama Administration "to go F themselves". Still, the new sum constitutes about a $4 billion increase in the $34 billion in military aid Israel received over the past decade, which included $30 billion under the MoU, and another almost $4 billion from 2007-2017 in supplemental missile defense aid. Read More

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Clinton feels good, says she didn't pass out during stumble

Clinton told Cooper that she can remember being similarly severely dehydrated twice in the last five years, and it's something she has had to deal with. "On Friday, during follow-up evaluation of her prolonged cough, she was diagnosed with pneumonia". It later stated she was suffering from a bout of pneumonia, which forced her to cancel a campaign stop in California on Monday. Read More

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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points

In the new poll, Trump's supporters show signs of being slightly more engaged: 46% say they're very enthusiastic about their candidate, compared to 33% of Clinton's supporters; 93% of pro-Trump registered voters say they're certain to vote, while 80% of Clinton's supporters say they're certain to vote. Read More

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