• Philippine president compares himself to Hitler in his latest offensive comment
Philippine president compares himself to Hitler in his latest offensive comment

Earlier in September, he warned Obama not to question him on extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, or " putang ina I will swear at you", he said, using the Tagalog phrase for "your mother is a whore". Mr Duterte swept to power on a populist platform with a pledge to end drug abuse and corruption in the Philippines. Todd Gutnick, the Anti-De...

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  • Salman Khan: Pakistani artistes are not terrorists!
Salman Khan: Pakistani artistes are not terrorists!

She writes, "Come to think of it now, it isn't odd at all, this affinity with India". After the Kashmir attacks, the Maharashtra Navnirman Samiti, a regional party based in Mumbai , asked Pakistani actors and artists to leave India within 48 hours or be pushed out.

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  • Paralympic cyclist dies following road race crash
Paralympic cyclist dies following road race crash

Brazilian officials handed over the flag to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as the 11 day long global sports event ended today. Carlos Nuzman, President of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee, said that the Games had been a success despite the troubled build-up to the event.

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  • Canada sets minimum carbon price to be met by 2018
Canada sets minimum carbon price to be met by 2018

If neither a carbon pollution price or cap and trade system is in place by 2018, the government of Canada will implement a price in that jurisdiction, he said. "All revenues derived from Alberta's climate change plan will remain in the province". A date has yet to be nailed down for when Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with the premiers to final...

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  • Clinton holds 7-point advantage in VA, according to latest poll
Clinton holds 7-point advantage in VA, according to latest poll

The Wason Center For Public Policy at Christopher Newport University has released a new poll showing the results after last week's presidential debate. On the other hand, 88 percent of Virginia Democrats say they will vote for Clinton. Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson drew the support of 5 percent of those surveyed, while Green Party nominee ...

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  • Militants attack Indian army camp in Kashmir, 1 killed
Militants attack Indian army camp in Kashmir, 1 killed

Personnel of the border guarding force BSF, which is under the operational command of the Army in this area, jointly stay in the camp with the soldiers, they said. A NDTV report said the terrorists are suspected to have entered India across the Jhelum river in Kashmir. The attack comes despite intelligence inputs about possible terrorist attack...

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  • 'Indian troops are like Hanuman, Pak still in anaesthesia'
'Indian troops are like Hanuman, Pak still in anaesthesia'

Responding to a question if the strikes could lead to a war with Pakistan, a majority of the respondents - 66 per cent - said no. Pakistani cinemas have stopped showing Indian films after India banned Pakistani actors from its movie industry amid soaring tensio.

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  • Pak is 'terrorist state', carries out war crimes:India to UN
Pak is 'terrorist state', carries out war crimes:India to UN

He will also hold bilateral meetings with President of Iran, Prime Ministers of Japan, New Zealand, Nepal, Romania and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. When asked if India would make a similar dossier documenting atrocities by Pakistan, the MEA spokesperson said, "We do not need to produce a dossier".

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  • Southgate recalls Rashford, Lingard and Johnson in first England squad
Southgate recalls Rashford, Lingard and Johnson in first England squad

Wayne Rooney, who has played alongside Southgate for England as their careers briefly intersected, was not formally named as captain but is understood to have been handed the armband. "We've tried to keep some continuity from last month because my view would be that there are a lot of things that have been going right", Southgate told the FA's offi...

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  • New Yorker magazine takes aim at Donald Trump with latest cover
New Yorker magazine takes aim at Donald Trump with latest cover

Appearing Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor", Trump noted Machado was contractually obligated to maintain her weight during her reign as Miss Universe, and Trump said many in the organization wanted to fire her. "I don't believe that person is the right person trying to be president", she said . "I think that very much goes ...

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  • Nigeria downplaying Boko Haram target of Christians?
Nigeria downplaying Boko Haram target of Christians?

In the video, Shekau taunted parents of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014, saying they will see their daughters only if the government swaps them for detained leaders of the group. "The video has shown beyond all reasonable doubt the earlier suspicion that the purported factional terrorists' group leader is mentally sick and un...

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  • Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill

The legislation, according to Obama, could leave American troops and diplomats overseas vulnerable to lawsuits in foreign courts from people seeking redress for actions taken by armed groups that are backed or trained by the United States. Saudi Arabia, a key USA ally, strongly objected to the bill. "We must protect the people we rely on to carry...

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  • New details of shooting of black man
New details of shooting of black man

He said the video doesn't show Scott with a gun. Indeed, people can not clearly tell from the cellphone video released Friday, which was shot by Scott's wife during the shooting, that an object left on the ground near Scott's body was a gun or not.

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  • Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by US immigration officers
Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by US immigration officers

Both camps expect high viewership with a TV audience that could top the record 80 million who watched Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan debate in 1980. The showdown at Hofstra University in NY, which gets underway at 9 p.m., is expected to be watched by more than 100 million people.

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  • Syrian jets continue to pound Aleppo
Syrian jets continue to pound Aleppo

A USA bombing mission struck Syrian government forces (the US claimed the bombs were meant for Islamic State militants). The emergency United Nations meeting came as Syrian government and Russian air raids continued to pummel rebel-held areas of Aleppo in some of the heaviest bombardments since the war began in 2011.

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  • Two policemen injured in Budapest explosion
Two policemen injured in Budapest explosion

Pictures from Hungarian media showed a ruined doorway. "The examination of the origins of the explosion and the review of the damage is underway", police added. "Suddenly I heard a big boom.I was looking through the window and I saw a lot of cars coming, police, firemen, and a lot of people coming to the street.

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  • US Lifts Myanmar Economic Sanctions
US Lifts Myanmar Economic Sanctions

Suu Kyi thanked Congress for pressing for human rights through the sanctions, but she said it is time for them to be lifted to encourage more economic development in her nation of 53 million people. This contrasts starkly to Suu Kyi's seemingly unequivocal statement to US Congress yesterday: "We think that the time has come to remove all of t...

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  • 43 dead as boat capsizes off Egyptian coast
43 dead as boat capsizes off Egyptian coast

He said he was among around 100 people in a hold used to store fish when the vessel capsized. The boat was carrying Egyptian, Sudanese, Eritrean and Somali migrants , officials said. The deadly accident comes months after the EU's border agency Frontex warned that growing numbers of migrants bound for Europe were turning to Egypt as a depart...

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  • No clear victor in Croatia parliamentary election
No clear victor in Croatia parliamentary election

Croatia's previous center-right government collapsed last spring after only six months in power, paralyzed by internal bickering and conflict of interest allegations leveled against its main politician. But during campaigning Milanovic sharpened his populist rhetoric after disappointing voters with scant reforms when in power before the ill-fated ...

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  • Canadian Mint employee accused of stealing gold hidden up his bum
Canadian Mint employee accused of stealing gold hidden up his bum

Leston Lawrence is accused of periodically taking " pucks " of gold via his own rectum and scrapping them at Ottawa Gold buyers in the Westgate Shopping Centre, with the Edmonton Journal reporting he eventually netted $180,000 ($140,000 in USA dollars).

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  • A CM shouldn't be arrogant, Akhilesh needs more experience: Shivpal
A CM shouldn't be arrogant, Akhilesh needs more experience: Shivpal

September 19: After being reinstated as the Uttar Pradesh state president of the Samajwadi Party (SP), Shivpal Singh Yadav on Monday continued to flex his political muscles as he suspended six party leaders and three MLCs for a period of six years.

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  • Israel increases security after wave of knife attacks hits Hebron and Jerusalem
Israel increases security after wave of knife attacks hits Hebron and Jerusalem

Stabbing attacks by Palestinians have been on the rise since previous year when tensions between Israel and residents in the occupied lands escalated after an Israeli security operation in Jerusalem . On Monday evening, a Palestinian man was subdued and arrested after attempting to stab soldiers in a Hebron neighborhood. The IDF Spokesperson's U...

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  • Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing assault
Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing assault

The Palestinian health ministry confirmed a Palestinian had been killed but had no immediate details of his name or age. "An assailant armed with a knife attempted to stab an IDF (Israel Defence Force) soldier at a checkpoint at the entrance to (the village of) Bani Naim", an Israeli army statement said.

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  • Australian burkini wearer was 'indecent': French mayor
Australian burkini wearer was 'indecent': French mayor

Zeynab Alshelh, aged 23, travelled to the French Riviera to protest the law which tells women they can't wear the full body swimsuit. Many who opposed the ban brought up the valid point that just a few decades ago, women were arrested for wearing too little on the beaches, rather than too much.

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  • Siri can now send WhatsApp messages
Siri can now send WhatsApp messages

So far, these reports have only come from people trying to update their devices from iOS 9 or earlier. Apple cleared that problem up within a few hours, and it's unlikely the issues here will last for any significant period of time. The company claims it only affected a "small number of users" in the first hour that iOS 10 was available . On...

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  • Snowden says will vote in presidential election
Snowden says will vote in presidential election

At the movies premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on 9 September, Stone said that while he hopes Obama would pardon Snowden , he was unsure of the likelihood of the whistleblower receiving a pardon, especially given the Obama administrations expansion of mass surveillance programs after Snowden documents first revealed U.S.

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  • Christie: No connection between NJ, NY incidents
Christie: No connection between NJ, NY incidents

Chris Christie said Sunday it's still unclear if the explosion that went off near a Marine Corps 5K race in his state Saturday was connected to other incidents, including one NY, but "they are terrorism". "If it was just a matter of minutes, in terms of difference, there would have been a good number of people running past that explosive device" be...

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  • Philippines' Duterte needs six more months for his war on drugs
Philippines' Duterte needs six more months for his war on drugs

More than 1,000 were killed in Davao City alone, he claimed. Matobato also implicated Duterte in the bombings of mosques in retaliation for a 1993 grenade attack on the San Pedro Cathedral. Matubato said his group had also kidnapped and killed four supporters of former House Speaker Prospero Nograles on the orders of Duterte, then his bitter poli...

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  • Nawaz Sharif to raise Kashmir issue at UN Assembly
Nawaz Sharif to raise Kashmir issue at UN Assembly

Calling upon the United Nations to fulfill its obligation in accordance with its own resolutions, he said: "The movement of Kashmiris will ultimately succeed as the history has precedents that such movements could not be suppressed with oppression".

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  • Akhilesh Yadav meets uncle Shivpal, says no rift in Samajwadi Party
Akhilesh Yadav meets uncle Shivpal, says no rift in Samajwadi Party

Amidst slogans of " Akhilesh bhaiya zindabad (Long live Akhilesh)" and " Shivpal tum sangharsh karo, hum tumhare saath hain (Shivpal continue your struggle, we are with you)", Mulayam could sense the rebellion when he shouted, " Aap log chup ho jaiye, main baat kar raha hoon (Please be quiet, I am saying something)".

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  • AAP leader Ashutosh rakes up snooping case against Modi, Shah
AAP leader Ashutosh rakes up snooping case against Modi, Shah

He later said on Twitter that NCW Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam had "promised to register a complaint against" Modi and Shah. "If you want to hang me, hang me". Ashutosh later told the media, "I have clearly said that the NCW letter summoning me is a violation of my fundamental right to freedom of speech". "Ashutosh can not repent his grave ...

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  • Corbyn defends team after release of abuse MPs' names
Corbyn defends team after release of abuse MPs' names

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell' who chairs Mr Corbyn's leadership campaign, apologised for the release, saying it had been "inappropriate" and he hoped it did not set back attempts over the summer to rebuild relationships in the party. Bookmakers, pollsters and most Labour MPs believe Mr Corbyn is on course for his second decisive victory in a ...

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  • Brazil prosecutors say Lula was 'general' of vast graft scheme
Brazil prosecutors say Lula was 'general' of vast graft scheme

For the lawyers of ex Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the unfounded legal accusation presented the eve by prosecutors of the anti-corruption operation of Lava Jato is no more than an illusionist trick. Prosecutors said in the indictment that after assuming power in 2003, Lula chose to create a structure to buy political support and c...

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  • Is Obama Going To Pardon Edward Snowden?
Is Obama Going To Pardon Edward Snowden?

Snowden's disclosures revealed global surveillance programmes, many run by the NSA and the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance with the cooperation of telecommunication companies and European governments, and fueled debates around the world about mass surveillance, government secrecy and the balance between national security and information privacy.

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  • Investigation ongoing into fatal police shooting of boy, 13
Investigation ongoing into fatal police shooting of boy, 13

EDT when police responded to reports of an armed robbery. The shooting happened after an alleged robbery victim told police that a group had pulled a gun on him and demanded money. Paul, Minnesota, a day later. "I didn't think a cop would shoot". Police said Thursday that they couldn't immediately provide other information from Mason's personne...

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