• Pakistan, India try to defuse tensions amid Kashmir clashes
Pakistan, India try to defuse tensions amid Kashmir clashes

Officials in Islamabad say Pakistan and India are trying to de-escalate border tensions after their troops exchanged several rounds of gunfire over the last week in the disputed Kashmir region. Pakistan has also been linked to terrorist groups operating in Kashmir, namely Hizb-ul-Mujahideen , and elsewhere in the region. "Forces are at alert and...

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  • Departed Liverpool man lifts the lid on his relationship with Klopp
Departed Liverpool man lifts the lid on his relationship with Klopp

I said arrivederci and told him he would never see me again. Since leaving Liverpool, Mario Balotelli has been on fire in France's top division. The football we play is the kind I like. He had scored five goals in four games for his new club who are riding high at the start of this season's league.

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  • Pope, in surprise visit, comforts survivors of Italian earthquake
Pope, in surprise visit, comforts survivors of Italian earthquake

Gerard O'Connell , an Irish journalist living in Rome , posted a tweet quoting Pope Francis as saying: "I am close to you, I pray for you". "In this moment of sadness and pain, let's move forward while remembering our dear ones who died here under the rubble.

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  • Donald Trump
Donald Trump "could have avoided paying taxes for almost two decades"

Much of that likely resulted from Trump's business losses in previous years, including money-losing casinos in Atlantic City and the Trump Shuttle airline. "Here's a women who's supposed to fight trade deals in China. she's supposed to fight all of these different things, and she can't make it 15 feet to her auto".

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  • McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law
McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law

If Saudi Arabia goes through with the sale, the financial market will feel the impact. The Senate vote was even more lopsided: 97-1. A two-thirds majority is required to cancel the president's action. Government assets from attempted seizure by private litigants overseas. Now, facing the possible repercussions of their decision, lawmakers sai...

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  • EU leader sees danger in Hungary migrant vote
EU leader sees danger in Hungary migrant vote

Schulz told Germany's Funke newspaper group that the referendum challenges the legitimacy of European laws. Orban warned on Saturday that mass migration was a "threat.to Europe's safe way of life" and that Hungarians had "a duty" to fight the failed "liberal methods" of the "Brussels elite".

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  • Thailand confirms 2 cases of Zika-linked microcephaly: Health Ministry
Thailand confirms 2 cases of Zika-linked microcephaly: Health Ministry

The dengue fever has reportedly hit the Miami area, where health officials announced the first non-travel case this year of the illness, which is spread by the same mosquitoes linked to the Zika virus. However, in the past month, health officials had started to detect more Zika cases around the region. The 11 countries included in the CDC...

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  • Tennessee school counselor convinces student to hand over gun
Tennessee school counselor convinces student to hand over gun

So after his first-period class at the school in Ashland, Tenn., he went to see her. But a 45-minute talk she had with a student earlier this week probably saved a lot of lives, including her own. "She's a hero in our community". Afterwards, the boy agreed to give up the loaded semi-automatic handgun he had hidden in his clothing. He was being ...

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  • Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins
Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins

Coming next term to the highest court in the country is a review of when it's appropriate - if ever - for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to refuse a trademark registration for being "scandalous, immoral or disparaging". The Redskins have also urged the court to declare the law unconstitutional as its standards are unclear. His case will be he...

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  • African elephant population tumbles due to poaching
African elephant population tumbles due to poaching

A recent census showed a 30 per cent decline in the savannah elephant population over seven years, and new data released by wildlife monitor TRAFFIC on Saturday showed a "rising trend in large raw ivory shipments" in 2015. Decisions must be made by October 5 at a Johannesburg conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered S...

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  • Forces push IS militants from key northern town
Forces push IS militants from key northern town

Late last month, Iraqi forces retook the town of Qayara, about 45 miles south of Mosul. "The new deployment would bring the overall USA presence to as high as 6,400", it said, noting that the troops the Pentagon sends to Iraq aren't heading into direct combat, but they will be there in an advise-and-assist mission.

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  • Air show displays North Korea's flight skills, new airport
Air show displays North Korea's flight skills, new airport

Song's paper is receiving renewed attention because South Korean President Park Geun-hye promised to "apply every kind of sanctions and pressure against North Korea " during a meeting of senior secretaries on Sep. The argument for the US to redeploy tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea is "not an option for the US", Song said, since it would me...

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  • Missile that downed MH17 flight in 2014 came from Russian Federation, investigators concluded
Missile that downed MH17 flight in 2014 came from Russian Federation, investigators concluded

The investigators did not accuse Russian Federation of supplying the missile, saying that the next stage of its investigation would now focus on firmly establishing suspects and bringing criminal charges against them. Relatives of the victims are hoping the investigation will eventually lead to the prosecution of those responsible, but prosecutors ...

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  • Ali Bongo to be sworn in as Gabon president Tuesday
Ali Bongo to be sworn in as Gabon president Tuesday

Gabon President Ali Bongo was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday in a low key ceremony, attended by few African leaders. Cameroon's President Paul Biya, who is 83 and has held office since 1982, wrote to Bongo Monday voicing his "warm congratulations", wishing him "success in the accomplishment of (his) new mandate".

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  • How many watched the US debate? Ratings suggest a record number
How many watched the US debate? Ratings suggest a record number

We know many people will not watch the entire debate, or any of it, so their opinions will be shaped to an outsize degree by the media reaction and "snap polling" afterward. Hillary also took a swipe at Trump's achievements. King said he thinks Trump's support for the policy is real, pointing to conversations he said he had with him "mont...

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  • Three adults found dead in a Fullerton home after child calls police
Three adults found dead in a Fullerton home after child calls police

Arrested were Josh Acosta , 21 and Frank Felix , 25 who they suspect were involved in the Saturday triple slaying. Two children - a 6-year-old and a 10-year-old - were also found in the home, but both were safe, authorities said. Radus said state law prevents him from releasing the name of juveniles arrested for crimes. They announced on Sunday...

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  • Sarajevo launches probe on controversial Bosnian Serb referendum
Sarajevo launches probe on controversial Bosnian Serb referendum

The vote was whether to keep January 9 as a holiday in Republika Srpska , commemorating the day in 1992 that Bosnian Serbs declared the creation of their own state, igniting the ruinous 1992-95 war. "The Republic is going into a referendum". "We have to show our dignity, that we are a democratic people and that we have the right to make our ow...

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  • Shell that hit Iraqi base contained sulfur-mustard agent
Shell that hit Iraqi base contained sulfur-mustard agent

Air Commodore Martin Sampson of the RAF said that Britain has worked to shield and protect the Iraqi forces as they move forwards towards Mosul and other areas including Baghdad . No U.S. troops were hurt or have displayed symptoms of exposure to a mustard agent, the official added. Political analyst Fayiz al-Kanaan said ISis part of Iraq's ...

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  • Regional polls boost Rajoy's party
Regional polls boost Rajoy's party

PP's main opponent, the Socialist Party, lost seats in both elections. The Basque party won the most seats in the Basque region. The Basque Leader Urkullu signaled he's ready to negotiate with Rajoy and that he may seek further autonomy for his region as the price of his party's support.

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  • Hillary Clinton's New Medical Report
Hillary Clinton's New Medical Report

The campaign also released the medical details of Sen. Her health took centre stage after footage emerged of her appearing to almost collapse at a 9/11 anniversary ceremony on Sunday. Her campaign said on Wednesday that her physician found her complete physical examination was " normal " and she is in " excellent mental condition ".

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