• Bangladesh factory explosion kills 29 people, officials say
Bangladesh factory explosion kills 29 people, officials say

At least eight workers were still missing Monday, Alam said, adding that the search for bodies would continue while authorities try to determine what caused the explosion. She said the factory had passed a fire safety and prevention audit run by a third-party inspection firm in late 2012. The paper said at least 10 people were killed and 20 injur...

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  • Hungary should be excluded from EU, Luxembourg FM says
Hungary should be excluded from EU, Luxembourg FM says

The direct call for the exclusion of a fellow European Union member state was unprecedented, and underscored the extent of Europe's divisions over sharing responsibility for the more than 1 million migrants and refugees who reached its shores a year ago.

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  • Journalist reporting on ND pipeline protest is charged with trespassing
Journalist reporting on ND pipeline protest is charged with trespassing

On Saturday, many activists in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, touted the latest victory, but said its temporary nature meant they would not end their protests, echoing Friday statements by Standing Rock Sioux leaders. "We shouldn't need a GAO report, but we clearly do", Grijalva said Thursday prior to the judges decision and the three department an...

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  • Israel approves 284 new West Bank housing units, draws U.S. ire
Israel approves 284 new West Bank housing units, draws U.S. ire

One of these policies is the building of illegal settlements on the Westbank, on land the Palestinians see as theirs. The Jewish settlements, built on lands that Israel occupied in 1967, are illegal under worldwide law. In addition, the report says the military committee gave initial approval to build a senior citizens' home of 234 housing unit...

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  • Doctor: Clinton has pneumonia, recovering after 9/11 event
Doctor: Clinton has pneumonia, recovering after 9/11 event

Later in the day, it was revealed Clinton had been diagnosed with pnuemonia on Friday, after she sought medical treatment for a persistent cough. But this commotion feeds into accusations from the Donald Trump campaign that Clinton's health makes her unfit to be president.

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  • Trump Camp: Palestinians Seek 'Ethnic Cleansing' Of Jews
Trump Camp: Palestinians Seek 'Ethnic Cleansing' Of Jews

Mr. Netanyahu earlier this week spoke of the PA plan of having a Judenrein Palestinian state, stating unequivocally that the PA is guilty of ethnic cleansing . The two leaders have had a frosty relationship as well as maintaining sharply contrasting views on policy - Netanyahu has repeatedly expressed his disapproval of the US -led nuclear deal wi...

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  • 'Rude and insulting': Judge apologizes for 'hurtful' remarks at sex-assault trial
'Rude and insulting': Judge apologizes for 'hurtful' remarks at sex-assault trial

In Camp's handling of the case, he referred to the complainant as " the accused " and made more than a dozen comments that have been cited in the hearing, including one instance where he asked: 'Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?' Marjorie Hickey told a Canadian Judicial Council hearing Monday that Camp's remarks - including his ...

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  • Auschwitz Medic's Mass Murder Trial Resumes After Delays
Auschwitz Medic's Mass Murder Trial Resumes After Delays

It is the fourth time Germany has attempted to put 95-year-old Hubert Zafke on trial. Zafke has denied the charges, saying he only treated wounded soldiers and members of the SS while at Auschwitz. The chances of securing convictions for the last surviving Nazis have become harder as the remaining defendants are all now in their nineties. In Ju...

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  • Philippines' Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him
Philippines' Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him

In a short statement, the White House only said that "Obama had a brief discussion with President Duterte before the ASEAN Gala Dinner in the leaders' hold space". "I do not care about him". He bristled at the suggestion he'd been slighted in Asia or that leaders in the region were rejecting his leadership - a criticism leveled by Trump, who said...

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  • Florida State's Derwin James undergoes knee surgery
Florida State's Derwin James undergoes knee surgery

The stud defensive back tore cartilage in his left knee during Florida State's win over Charleston Southern, coach Jimbo Fisher announced. The 6-foot-3, 211-pounder from Haines City is a versatile playmaker rated as the No. The timing on James' injury couldn't be worse with the Seminoles playing a hot Louisville team, which includes record-settin...

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  • Assad Reportedly Approves Russia-United States Deal on Syria
Assad Reportedly Approves Russia-United States Deal on Syria

But hours after it was agreed, warplanes bombed a marketplace in rebel-held Idlib in northwestern Syria, killing at least 58 civilians according to rescue workers and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Under the deal, if the cease-fire holds for seven days, Russian Federation and the US will coordinate military strikes against t...

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  • No. 4 Ohio State trounces Tulsa
No. 4 Ohio State trounces Tulsa

With the Ohio State offense set up on the 16 yard line, and expected to score early and often against a suspect Tulsa defense, it appeared that the scoring was about get started in an instant. "We are a team comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds", the video says. "I'm sure everybody on the team's going to be ready for it". Tulsa may...

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  • Key China border city brushes off latest North Korea nuclear test
Key China border city brushes off latest North Korea nuclear test

Security Council which promised new measures against Pyongyang. Another is that North Korea will carry through with its threats to use a nuclear weapon, inviting retaliation that would devastate China's neighbor more thoroughly than any regime change.

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  • Baghdad terror attacks casualty figures reach 35 killed, 40 injured
Baghdad terror attacks casualty figures reach 35 killed, 40 injured

The human casualty could be higher as the attacker was meant to detonate his explosive belt at a busy place in the area, but the troops foiled his attack, the source said. The markets were busy preparing for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which begins next week. The attack was later claimed by the Islamic State group (Isis), police said.

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  • Rubble And Ruins In Battle For Syria's Aleppo
Rubble And Ruins In Battle For Syria's Aleppo

Volunteer first responders in Syria's Aleppo say they have pulled the bodies of nine people, including four children, from the rubble following air raids on a rebel-held area. Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, one of the most powerful factions in Syria, is part of the Fatah Army coalition that played an instrumental role in the fighting against Assad's force...

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  • Today's top pics: Rescue in the Alps and more
Today's top pics: Rescue in the Alps and more

Passengers in the cars closest to the ground were able to be transferred to other cars to make it down the mountain. He said the helicopters rescued 65 people before the efforts were suspended for the night because of rough flight conditions.

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  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas 'was KGB agent'
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas 'was KGB agent'

In response to the Channel 1 report, Fatah official Nabil Shaath denied that Abbas was ever a KGB operative, calling the claim a "smear campaign" that attempted to distract from potentially Russian-led peace talks in Moscow. He said he supports peace with the Palestinians but does not believe Putin can be an honest broker given Russia's history in ...

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  • Iran president: 'Punish' Saudi Arabia for 2015 hajj disaster
Iran president: 'Punish' Saudi Arabia for 2015 hajj disaster

The two sides have failed to agree on safety and logistical issues, ostensibly prompting Iran's exclusion from the pilgrimage on September 10, the first time in almost three decades that Iranians have been barred from Islam's holiest sites in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Trump seeks distance from donation supporting Florida AG
Trump seeks distance from donation supporting Florida AG

The Trump Foundation on its 2013 tax return then incorrectly reported that the $25,000 was paid not to the pro-Bondi political group, but to a similarly named charity in Kansas that got no Trump money. "And of course, as we know, there was a phone conversation between them - they contradict each other", Clinton said, adding that the "American p...

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  • Malaysia condemns North Korea's firing of missiles
Malaysia condemns North Korea's firing of missiles

On Monday, the North fired three Rodong medium-range missiles off its east coast. China opposes the deployment in South Korea of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. The North's top newspaper Rodong Sinmun carried nine photos of the test, including one of a beaming Kim standing in front of a map surroun...

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  • China, ASEAN eye ground rules for emergencies at sea
China, ASEAN eye ground rules for emergencies at sea

Prime Minister NarendraModion Wednesday arrived on a two-day visit to Vientiane to attend the 14th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-IndiaSummit. The leaders will also exchange views on regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest and concern. "Our strategic partnership with ASEAN is also important for safeguarding and promotin...

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  • North Korean leader stresses need to bolster nuclear arms
North Korean leader stresses need to bolster nuclear arms

The artillery units of the (North) Korean People's Army Strategic Force said that the country had "demonstrated before the world their military might as a strong service capable of mounting a pre-emptive attack on the enemies at any time and from any place".

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  • Syrian forces renew siege on rebel-held Aleppo
Syrian forces renew siege on rebel-held Aleppo

Since then, government forces and their allies have been trying to recapture the area. In the morning, Syrian troops recaptured a school belonging to the Syrian Air Force and an institution that provided training in support services for the military.

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  • Mike Pence to release tax returns next week
Mike Pence to release tax returns next week

Trump has said he will release his tax returns when he is no longer being audited, though there is no legal reason he can not do so during an audit. Even if he is, nothing prevents him from releasing his tax returns during an audit. "We're going to enforce the laws of this country". Never has a modern nominee for president publicly disclosed as l...

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  • South Korea: North Korea fires three ballistic missiles
South Korea: North Korea fires three ballistic missiles

Although South Korea claimed it will reduce the surveillance range so it won't affect neighboring countries, it can not decide unilaterally as the system will be controlled by U.S. In other words, calm down, North Korea . The incident comes just days before North Korea celebrates her 68 anniversary as a nation, and after South Korea and United...

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  • Swimmer's sex assault sentence spurs debate over prison plan
Swimmer's sex assault sentence spurs debate over prison plan

Dozens of people gathered across from the Main Jail in San Jose where they heard from federal, state and local officials who believe Judge Aaron Persky was biased in serving a light six-month sentence for 21-year-old Brock Turner in a case that has received worldwide attention.

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  • Couple suspected of kidnapping three children in police custody
Couple suspected of kidnapping three children in police custody

Kidnapping suspects Joshua Robertson and Brittany Humphrey, wanted also for questioning in the murder of Kimberly Harvill were arrested at a hotel in Pueblo, Colorado, Thursday, LASD spokeswoman Nicole Nishida told The Signal shortly before 4 p.m.

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  • New Zealand hit by 5.7-magnitude natural disaster
New Zealand hit by 5.7-magnitude natural disaster

People in North Island reported on Twitter being woken by shaking and local media said there were some power outages. "The market reaction to the news of the 7.1 magnitude quake was very muted as it appears there has been no reported damage or tsunami", said Stuart Ive of OM Financial Ltd.

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  • Trump trails Clinton by two points
Trump trails Clinton by two points

He says Trump should've looked Peña Nieto in the eye and honestly discussed the wall. They advocate for more engagement of the US internationally to spread democratic ideals, while Trump has often taken a more isolationist approach. Clinton continued her outreach to Republican voters as well Wednesday, pledging before a somewhat muted crowd to "be ...

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  • Hurricane Lester enters Central Pacific as Category 3 storm
Hurricane Lester enters Central Pacific as Category 3 storm

A tropical storm warning has been issued for a section of the U.S. East Coast as Tropical Storm Hermine approaches Florida from the Gulf of Mexico. A hurricane warning is in effect from Suwanee River to Mexico Beach in Florida, while areas from Anclote River to Suwanee River and west of Mexico Beach to the Walton/Bay county line are under a hurr...

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  • Gov. LePage wants to make amends, doesn't rule out resigning
Gov. LePage wants to make amends, doesn't rule out resigning

LePage left the wild voicemail Thursday morning after a reporter confronted him and suggested that Gattine was among several who labeled the Pine Tree State governor a racist following a series of comments made by LePage throughout the year.

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  • Pat Hickey released from Rio prison as police investigation continues
Pat Hickey released from Rio prison as police investigation continues

It has been reported that Hickey's release is "imminent", according to his solicitors, after a judge yesterday granted a preliminary injunction ordering his release and recommended that he be placed under house arrest due to his age and health issues.

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  • ISIS spokesman Adnani 'killed in Syria'
ISIS spokesman Adnani 'killed in Syria'

A Syrian originally from Aleppo, al Adnani pledged allegiance to Islamic State's predecessor al Qaeda more than a decade ago and was once imprisoned by USA forces in Iraq, according to the Brookings Institute. "If a coalition air strike hit him, it shows intelligence penetration by the coalition is very high". Amaq vowed revenge against the "filt...

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  • Vladimir Putin has been arrested at a Florida supermarket
Vladimir Putin has been arrested at a Florida supermarket

Police were called to a downtown West Palm Beach Publix supermarket with reports about a man screaming at workers there. Putin refused to leave the premises after being approached by managers, CBS 12 reports . A judge has ordered Putin to undergo a mental health assessment, according to court records. Stay on topic - This helps keep the th...

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  • Pendleton drone field approved to fly at new heights
Pendleton drone field approved to fly at new heights

After Monday, it's expected to grow even faster with a new set of FAA rules. Amazon has been exploring the idea of delivering packages to customers via drones. Aside from concerns about privacy, one local drone operator said he was anxious about the likely increase in competition and feared it would put him out of business.

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