• Russia, Syria geopolitics frame pope's Caucasus trip
Russia, Syria geopolitics frame pope's Caucasus trip

President Giorgi Margvelashvili said this visit - the second high level visit from the Vatican after Pope John Paul II visited Tbilisi in 1999- indicated the "special relations" between Georgia and the Vatican City . Pope Francis walked a diplomatic tightrope when he arrived in Georgia today by stressing the importance of each country's sover...

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  • UN decries lack of health care in Syria's Aleppo
UN decries lack of health care in Syria's Aleppo

The total death toll reached 9,364. The council was meeting to discuss the crisis in Syria as France said it would push for a United Nations resolution imposing a ceasefire in Aleppo , which has been under fierce bombardment by Syrian and Russian warplanes for a week.

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  • Supreme Court to consider disparaging trademarks
Supreme Court to consider disparaging trademarks

The challenge to the 1946 Lanham Trademark Act, which prohibits the registration of a trademark which "may disparage" a person, community, or institution was brought by Simon Shiao Tam , bass-player for Chinatown dance rock band The Slants .

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  • We want you to register to vote
We want you to register to vote

If you want to participate, you can register to vote and use the hashtag "Voter Registration Day" on social media. Actor and activist Edward James Olmos encouraged about 100 high school students to register to vote at Central High School Tuesday morning as part of National Voter Registration Day .

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  • Bomb Suspect's Sister: He Was Going to Hit Me With Dumbbell
Bomb Suspect's Sister: He Was Going to Hit Me With Dumbbell

An ACLU attorney put in a notice of appearance in federal court on Monday after a Newark judge denied a public defender's request to represent Rahami, NJ.com noted. "Rahami spent three weeks in 2011 receiving lectures and Islamic education at the madrassa in Kuchlak", the official said. Rahami, an Afghan-born US citizen, has been accused of det...

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  • Air Strikes in Aleppo Leave Syrians Without Water After This Week's Fa
Air Strikes in Aleppo Leave Syrians Without Water After This Week's Fa

Dozens of people have been reported killed in eastern Aleppo since the Syrian army announced the new offensive late on Thursday, burying any remaining hope for reviving a ceasefire that was brokered by the United States and Russian Federation.

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  • An angry night a Charlotte City Council
An angry night a Charlotte City Council

You don't deserve to be the mayor of this fine city. They held a press conference and each person had varying demands including the repeal of House Bill 972, the law that takes effect October 1st restricting access to body cams videos to listing all the officers involved in the Scott case.

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  • Register to Vote Tuesday as part of National Voter Registration Day
Register to Vote Tuesday as part of National Voter Registration Day

Members of the Davidson County Community College Student Government Association will host a voter registration event in honor of National Voter Registration Day from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. Voters who have not yet registered are encouraged to do so, and registration cards are now available at the libraries. A 2012 study by Nature found 340,000 additional...

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  • India unwilling to address historical disputes like Kashmir: Raheel Sharif
India unwilling to address historical disputes like Kashmir: Raheel Sharif

Stepping back from his preceding belligerence, the Indian prime minister resorted to small taunts in his speech. Addressing a rally in Kozhikode on Saturday, Modi asked Pakistan's people to question leaders of their country as to why India exports software and Pakistan exports terrorism despite getting Independence together.

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  • 2 buses headed for NYC crash in Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 23
2 buses headed for NYC crash in Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 23

None of the injuries was considered life-threatening; the most serious was a broken jaw. As of 9:50 a.m., the Associated Press was reporting 23 people were hurt, up from an earlier estimate of at least 15. Port Authority Police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said the door on one bus had to be cut open. The impact split one of the buses almost in half. ...

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  • Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage
Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage

The New York Times first reported Reines' involvement in debate preparations. Most aides at the campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, while aware that Reines speaks frequently to Clinton, did not know he was playing the role of Trump. He went on to become a senior adviser to Clinton at the State Department. She then called on Holt to pay close atte...

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  • Activists protest Dakota pipeline at Sunoco's Newtown Square HQ
Activists protest Dakota pipeline at Sunoco's Newtown Square HQ

December 22, 2014: Dakota Access LLC submits an application to the North Dakota Public Service Commission for a pipeline route permit. The Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has taken its fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline to members of the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva, Switzerland Tuesday.

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  • Suspect arrested in Charlotte protester's death
Suspect arrested in Charlotte protester's death

Statements by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney suggested those criticisms fell on deaf ears. Videos played for the family show Keith Scott was calm, acting in a non-aggressive way and walking slowly backward with hands by his sides when shot by police on Tuesday, the family's lawyer said in a statement.

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  • Derrick Rose accuser to be stripped of anonymity at trial
Derrick Rose accuser to be stripped of anonymity at trial

So, when one of Rose's lawyers, Mark Baute, revealed the woman's name in court twice soon after the decision - once after a warning from Fitzgerald - the judge threatened a $1,000 fine for contempt, according to the Associated Press . In the case of Rose's accuser, who was in a nonexclusive relationship with him for about two years before the al...

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  • Special Session of State Legislature to discuss Cauvery row
Special Session of State Legislature to discuss Cauvery row

A Cauvery water management board, which is to be formed by the Centre on a direction of the Supreme Court, will have representatives from both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Mr. Sporadic protests over the water issue continued in the river basin basin districts, especially Mandya, the epicentre of the Cauvery agitation, where the agitators blocked Ben...

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  • 5 takeaways from Wells Fargo CEO's Senate hearing
5 takeaways from Wells Fargo CEO's Senate hearing

While partly political theater, members of the Senate Banking Committee showed rare bipartisanship in their condemnation of Wells Fargo , and weren't satisfied by Stumpf's show of contrition. The senators also challenged assertions that Stumpf and other Wells Fargo senior executives didn't become aware of the problems until 2013 — when the sal...

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  • Obama reminds Beijing tribunal ruling on South China Sea is 'binding'
Obama reminds Beijing tribunal ruling on South China Sea is 'binding'

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issued a ruling on July 12, invalidating China's "nine-dash line", through which Beijing claims nearly all of the South China Sea . China claims territory belonging to the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, and Indonesia, and its claims are widely rejected by the global community.

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  • George Clooney caught off guard by Brangelina divorce
George Clooney caught off guard by Brangelina divorce

They announced the ceremony days later. "This is largely because of all of the memes people have being sharing of Jennifer Aniston". Angelina adopted Maddox alone, while she was married to Billy Bob Thornton, and adopted Zahara before she and Brad were married.

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  • Nigerian army clashes with Boko Haram in northeast: spokesman
Nigerian army clashes with Boko Haram in northeast: spokesman

At least 40 troops from a multinational force were killed as the Islamic State's West Africa Province (Iswap), or more commonly known as Boko Haram, destroyed a convoy of the African Coalition Crusader forces in Malam Fatori in northeast Nigeria.

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  • Burke Ramsey Opens Up About the
Burke Ramsey Opens Up About the "Traumatizing" Experience of Attending JonBenét's Funeral

Dr. Phil told Fox News on Monday that he uncovered three tapes - previously reported as lost - that show Burke speaking with a psychologist and two interrogators in the days after his sister's murder inside the family's Colorado mansion on December 25 or 26, 1996.

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  • Casey: Johnson 'clear favourite' for Tour finale
Casey: Johnson 'clear favourite' for Tour finale

He is still considered a top-10 pick in terms of the sports betting odds to win this event outright so there is excellent value betting against him with Matsuyama. After 25 minutes he departed the media center and put the Ryder Cup in the back of his mind. And before getting to East Lake for the FedEx Cup finale, Love invited potential picks such...

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  • Trump, Hannity Event Could Do Big Damage To Clinton Campaign
Trump, Hannity Event Could Do Big Damage To Clinton Campaign

Scott founded the New Spirit Revival Center in 1994 and serves as the CEO of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump . The town hall special with Trump and Hannity will air Wednesday at 10 p.m. "One of the reasons I'm supporting Donald Trump this year is number one, he's going to put originalists on the Supreme Court, people that believe in...

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  • Duterte wants time for drug war
Duterte wants time for drug war

Duterte's war on drugs, the key plank of a poll campaign likened to that of USA presidential candidate Donald Trump, has claimed more than 3,800 lives from July 1 to September 18. In return, De Lima said: "We are both professionals, the president and I". De Lima has had a running feud with Duterte. Duterte has accused de Lima of involvement in ...

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  • Interior Ministry says unknown gunmen killed 2 policemen
Interior Ministry says unknown gunmen killed 2 policemen

The other three detainees were Yemeni, Egyptian and Palestinian, he said. The latest arrests come more than months after three ISIS-linked terror plots were stopped in Kuwait , located just to the northeast of Saudi Arabia and south of ISIS' strongholds in northern Iraq and western Syria.

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  • Defense Ministry says North Korea prepared for nuke test
Defense Ministry says North Korea prepared for nuke test "at any time"

According to NHK News, the media in North Korea is known for its over-the-top condemnations of both the US and South Korea. Two of the powerful United States bombers, joined by US and South Korean fighter jets, flew over Osan Air Base south of Seoul on Tuesday to show USA anger with North Korea's nuclear weapons test on September 9.

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