• Ruthless Uzbekistan leader buried with honor
Ruthless Uzbekistan leader buried with honor

Xi visited Uzbekistan in June, where state media said both nations agreed to deepen their counter-terrorism cooperation, and ensure the safety of pipelines into China from Central Asia which are vital for Chinese energy security. The uncertainty over Karimov's health has raised concerns that Uzbekistan could face prolonged infighting among clans ov...

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  • Couple wanted in woman's killing, kids' kidnapping arrested
Couple wanted in woman's killing, kids' kidnapping arrested

Pueblo Police Department officers were conducting an investigation on an unrelated matter in a local hotel when they came into contact with suspect Brittney Humphrey and the 1 1/2 year old child who had been traveling with them. The three Havrill children were found unharmed in New Mexico Wednesday, however the search for their alleged abductors co...

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  • Reid Wants FBI To Investigate Evidence Of Russian Tampering In US Election
Reid Wants FBI To Investigate Evidence Of Russian Tampering In US Election

Many suspect Russian hackers are to blame for the cyberassault on Democratic organizations. The FBI recommends increasing the computer security of all the voting systems in the country. At least two other states are looking into potential breaches, officials said. Meanwhile, states across the nation are scrambling to ensure that their systems are s...

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  • Obama commutes sentences of 111 federal inmates, 3 from MI
Obama commutes sentences of 111 federal inmates, 3 from MI

Sentencing reform for drug offenders has become a major national issue amid rising concern about the expansion of the US prison system, which now incarcerates more people per capita than any another nation in the world , and shifting public attitudes towards drugs.

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  • Troopers say no survivors in Alaska midair crash
Troopers say no survivors in Alaska midair crash

The Caravan was flown by Wasilla pilot Harry Wrase, 48, and carried passengers Steven Paul Andrew, 32, of Russian Mission and Aaron Jay Minock, 21, of Russian Mission. The crash occurred around 11 a.m. local time (1900 GMT) about 60 miles (96 km) north of the city of Bethel, Alaska National Guard spokeswoman Candis Olmstead said in a statement.

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  • GST Bill ready for President's nod: Jaitley
GST Bill ready for President's nod: Jaitley

While passing the GST Bill, the state government did not touch the controversial point of capping the tax limit as demanded by the Congress members. "The requisite number of states have ratified the GST Constitution Amendment Bill and now it can go for presidential assent", Jaitley tweeted.

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  • Hurricane warning downgraded for Hawaii's Big Island
Hurricane warning downgraded for Hawaii's Big Island

The National Weather Service tracked Hurricane Madeline swirling about 140 miles (225 km) east-southeast of the town of Hilo around 5 a.m. local time on Wednesday. While a second, stronger hurricane, Lester , is also expected to approach the state by Labor Day weekend. "During this time, I ask residents and visitors to closely follow emergency i...

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  • UN Security Council Denounces N.Korean Missile Launch
UN Security Council Denounces N.Korean Missile Launch

North Korea already has a variety of land-based missiles that can hit South Korea and Japan, including USA military bases in those countries. Pyongyang's January nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch in February resulted in the tightening of sanctions against North Korea in a new UN Security Council resolution adopted in March.

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  • Hastings six-for sets up Australia series win
Hastings six-for sets up Australia series win

Angelo Mathews limped off with a calf injury while batting. Pathirana got the wickets of Finch and Usman Khawaja, for nought, in his opening over of the innings. Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat first against Australia in the fourth one-day worldwide in Dambulla on Wednesday.

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  • Pentagon jets scrambled to protect U.S. operatives in Syria
Pentagon jets scrambled to protect U.S. operatives in Syria

American fighter jets were sent to the area where the Syrian jets conducted the airstrikes, but by the time the USA planes arrived the Syrian forces had flown away. "And, we continue to monitor airspace in proximity to our forces", he added . Twice last week, Syria aircraft flew in a part of northeastern Syria where USA forces are advising local a...

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  • US, Russia 'closing gaps' to work together in Syria
US, Russia 'closing gaps' to work together in Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry , left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, shake hands during a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. "We have continued our efforts to reduce the areas where we lack understanding and trust, which is an achievement", Lavrov said. Kerry was to meet with de Mistura separately later Friday ...

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  • Pro-Corbyn union leader threatens legal action over Labour suspension
Pro-Corbyn union leader threatens legal action over Labour suspension

Cllr Matthew Patrick, one of the letter's signatories - and a Labour party member for six years - said: "This letter supporting Owen Smith for leader is bringing together a whole host of people from the Labour Party on Wirral". He said: "It's Labour's commitment to making that difference that means that we're not looking for an alliance with the SN...

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  • Man says he crashed car to kill 2-year-old son
Man says he crashed car to kill 2-year-old son

According the account that Weitzel gave to Arapahoe County sheriff's deputies, he was driving his auto between 65 and 75 miles an hour and intentionally rammed into a parked vehicle. The child was not buckled in at the time of the crash, according to police. That day Weitzel had taken his son, with whom he has split custody, to the park to play...

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  • London's Muslim mayor hit with antisemitic messages for not backing Corbyn
London's Muslim mayor hit with antisemitic messages for not backing Corbyn

And that surely is something that has to be challenged, is challenged in the Scottish Parliament", he said. But Mr Corbyn's lack of love for Europe is well known, and his lukewarm European Union campaign might be the one issue that has damaged him in supporters' eyes.

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  • Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation
Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation

Email releases from hacked servers show that Huma Abedin, Hillary's top aide, connected and dealt with numerous requests personally and not all went to Hillary. "And, in fact, the State Department has said itself that there is no evidence of any kind of impropriety at all". Simplify that line of defense and you get this: Trust us.

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  • Daesh auto bombing kills dozens of pro-Saudi militants in Yemen's Aden
Daesh auto bombing kills dozens of pro-Saudi militants in Yemen's Aden

Aden has seen a wave of bombings and shootings targeting officials and security forces. Hundreds have already arrived in the border province of Jawf and the adjacent province of Marib. "There was no consideration of security", he said. Another official said that those killed and injured - in their 20s and 30s - were signing up for military trai...

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  • Port Adelaide fan hurled banana at indigenous AFL star Eddie Betts
Port Adelaide fan hurled banana at indigenous AFL star Eddie Betts

Port Adelaide said it was clear the woman's behaviour was racially motivated, which breached the club's values and spectator code of conduct. The supporter was seen waving her middle finger at Betts before throwing the banana in his direction.

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  • Fire at Brussels Crime Lab Likely Carried Out to Destroy Evidence
Fire at Brussels Crime Lab Likely Carried Out to Destroy Evidence

The Brussels Institute of Criminology, which is linked to the ministry of justice and carries out forensic analysis on criminal cases, is in Neder-Over-Heembeek, a suburb to the north of the Belgian capital. A bomb blast hit a crime laboratory in Brussels on Monday, Belgian authorities said. No casualties were reported at the laboratory, which is...

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  • Kerry Visits Bangladesh For Talks About Fighting Islamic Extremists
Kerry Visits Bangladesh For Talks About Fighting Islamic Extremists

The July 1 attack on Dhaka's Holey Artisan Bakery "was an outrage clearly created to divide Bangladesh, created to try to cut off this welcoming society from the outside world", Kerry said . The US Secretary is to meet with government officials to discuss growing cooperation on global issues, according to a US State Department statement issued i...

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  • Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under
Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under

The first offensive drive from the 'Bows under Rolovich ended with an interception thrown by Ikaika Woolsey , who was bailed out by a 3-and-out from the Hawaii defense. Cal's high powered offense went on to score another 10 unanswered points bring the score to 51-24. Webb said it was a "very good victory" in his first game with Cal, but praised H...

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