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'We regret strike on Syrian Army, but Assad still bombs indiscriminately' - Kerry

'We regret strike on Syrian Army, but Assad still bombs indiscriminately' - Kerry

So we need to see what the Russians say; but the point, the important thing is the Russians need to control [Syrian President Bashar] Assad, who evidently is indiscriminately bombing including of humanitarian convoys. -Russian plan to set up a coordination center that would plan strikes against militants in the country. That would have required the USA to share information with Moscow, a prospect that made some Pentagon officials uncomfortable. Read More

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Oops: US accidentally strikes Syrian positions

The latest developments placed added importance on a meeting Tuesday of the International Syria Support Group, or ISSG. He said the incident which involved the USA -led coalition fighting against Islamic State showed an "increase in support for terrorists by countries opposing Syria", state media quoted him as saying. Read More

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Brownback remains the most unpopular governor, poll finds

The survey released Tuesday showed Rauner with a 56 percent disapproval rating and 33 percent approval rating. In the overall count, Trump's running mate Indiana Gov. Gov. Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota took over Baker's number one spot and Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland landed at number two. The poll was conducted by Morning Consult, a media and research company based in Washington, D.C., that tracked approval ratings of governors nationwide between May and early September. Read More

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Dortmund notches another big win, beats Wolfsburg 5-1

Dortmund notches another big win, beats Wolfsburg 5-1

It was 4-1 in no time as once again Castro broke free and set up Aubameyang to slide home a simple finish, before Piszczek glanced in Guerreiro's corner unmarked in the 73rd minute to cap another resounding win. There were changes for both sides as the second half kicked off. Gonzalo Castro was brought on for the American starlet, Christian Pulisic , whilst Wolfsburg introduced Paul Seguin and Daniel Didavi, for Henrique and Arnold. Read More

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Obama urges China to tackle overproduction of industrial goods

Obama urges China to tackle overproduction of industrial goods

Li met with Key on the sidelines of the ongoing 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly that opened earlier last week. "Both leaders condemned North Korea's September 9 nuclear test", according to the White House, "and resolved to strengthen coordination in achieving the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, including by invigorating cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law enforcement channels on North Korea". Read More

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Denmark says its jets took part in Syria strike

Denmark says its jets took part in Syria strike

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry fired back, saying Russian Federation needs to stop Assad from attacking the opposition and blocking aid delivery. Syrian state media said insurgents shelled residential areas in the northern city of Aleppo and the central province of Homs. Coalition forces apparently mistook them for militants. Read More

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Rahami called 'friendly,' but he changed after Afghan visit

Rahami called 'friendly,' but he changed after Afghan visit

Rahami was captured after the owner of a bar in Linden, New Jersey, found him sleeping in the doorway of his bar Monday morning. Rahami is in custody after a shootout Monday morning with police in Linden, New Jersey, sources said. The president said that the U.S. would continue to go after so-called Islamic State (IS). A neighbor recorded video Sunday night of police questioning Rahami's brother, father and an unidentified woman and child. Read More

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New French law bans plastic cups, plates and cutlery

New French law bans plastic cups, plates and cutlery

According to lawmakers, France discards 4.73 billion plastic cups each year, only one per cent of which are recycled. Samuel Petrequin from the Associated Press reports that Pack2Go Europe - a Brussels-based organisation that representing European packaging manufacturers - has announced that it will be fighting the new law, as it infringes on manufacturers' rights. Read More

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Saudi Mufti: Iran leaders not Muslim, Iran decries Saudi 'extremism'

The bitter war of words between Iran and Saudi Arabia intensified on Wednesday ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage+ from which Iranians have been excluded for the first time in decades. But the counts of fatalities by countries that repatriated bodies showed different numbers - over 2,000 people or more may have died in the crush, out of which more than 400 of them were Iranians. Read More

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United Nations to meet on Syria airstrikes

Gen. Igor Konashenkov as saying two F-16s and two A-10s carried out four strikes. Gen. Igor Konashenkov did not identify the planes' country affiliation, but said they were part of the global coalition. Russian Federation is a key ally of Bashar Assad and has been carrying out airstrikes on behalf of his forces since past year. Syrian activists said government forces have meanwhile killed five civilians. Read More

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Singapore GP: Nico Rosberg on pole after qualifying, Lewis Hamilton in third

Singapore GP: Nico Rosberg on pole after qualifying, Lewis Hamilton in third

Locked in an intense fight for the Formula One championship, and preparing for his 200th career start, Nico Rosberg pulled out a stunning lap to snatch pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday. The contact with the wall at the exit of Turn 14 was minimal, but enough to leave Button with a busted rear-left wheel and a puncture, forcing him to park his auto up. Read More

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Trump admits Obama was born in the US

Trump admits Obama was born in the US

Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961. Mr Trump has recovered lost ground against Mrs Clinton in recent opinion polls after revamping his campaign staff in August and taking steps to give a more polished performance on the campaign trail. What's more, a critical part of the Trump campaign's statement is the signature it bears: " Jason Miller, Senior Communications Advisor ". The statement added that Trump "did a great service to the president and the country" by pressurizing Obama into ... Read More

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Activist: Aid expected to reach Aleppo on Friday, report says

Hours-long fighting and shelling erupted in neighborhoods on the edges of Damascus on Friday, with activists and residents calling the clashes the heaviest in the Syrian capital in weeks. "Humanitarian conditions are very hard". The delivery of humanitarian aid is a key part of a US-Russia ceasefire deal in effect since Monday. Syria's Foreign Ministry has said aid can only be delivered to Aleppo if it is coordinated through the government and United Nations - especially aid coming from ... Read More

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North Korea could launch nuclear device 'at any time'

South Korea's defence ministry has now warned that Kim may launch a new nuclear test at any moment. The DPRK stands for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the North's official name. General Assembly in NY, just days after North Korea's latest nuclear test. A South Korea Foreign Ministry official said on Monday that the United Nations Security Council should adopt a new resolution on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test that closes loopholes left in the last resolution adopted ... Read More

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Bernie Sanders Says Sympathetic Things About Donald Trump Supporters

Bernard Sanders said Friday that Donald Trump's campaign is about "bigotry" and that Mr. Trump led the "birther" movement several years ago that questioned whether President Obama was actually born in the United States. His involvement in the campaign comes two months after he appeared with Clinton at a rally to offer his endorsement - and one month after groups of his supporters heckled Clinton at the Democratic convention. Read More

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Minister: Japan to increase activities in South China Sea

Minister: Japan to increase activities in South China Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) - Japan will increase engagement in the South China Sea through training cruises with the U.S. Navy and multilateral exercises with regional navies, the nation's defense minister said Thursday. Inada criticised Beijing's construction and militarization of island outposts in the South China Sea, and its rejection of an worldwide arbitration ruling in July that invalidated its claims to nearly the whole of the South China Sea. Read More

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Congress loses power in Arunchal Pradesh

Congress loses power in Arunchal Pradesh

It remains to be seen whether the PPA will align with the BJP, which has 11 MLAs in the House. The Congress had 46 members in the 60-seat Arunachal Assembly, while BJP has 11 members. That government lasted only five months as the Supreme Court reinstated the previous government. Pul subsequently was found dead in his home in August. Read More

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Brazil's Lula says graft charges aim to destroy him politically

Despite the accusations against him, Lula remains a towering political figure in Brazil and the Workers' Party's preferred presidential candidate for the 2018 elections. Lula's wife, Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, president of the Lula Institute Paulo Okamotto, and five OAS executives were also accused. Federal police urged prosecutors last month to bring charges against Lula and his wife, accusing them of receiving some 2.4 million reais ($747,896) in benefits from the builder OAS in ... Read More

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Lawsuit filed against sex toy company for tracking intimate data

Lawsuit filed against sex toy company for tracking intimate data

It also said it will strive to better communicate its data practices to customers. Update, September 13: After publication, We-Vibe told Vocativ that it could not comment on the lawsuit because it had not yet received a copy of it, but said it was not aware of any instances where customer data had been compromised and that "the privacy and security of our customers' data is of utmost importance". Read More

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