• Russia says can protect its Syria assets if US carpet bombs
Russia says can protect its Syria assets if US carpet bombs

From now through October 16, choose from awesome subscription offers.... Russia on Saturday vetoed a UN draft resolution on stopping Russian and Syrian regime air strikes on the war-ravaged city of Aleppo, with the United States calling for a war crimes probe into the carnage.

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  • Trudeau Offers Options On The Price Of Carbon Emissions To Provinces
Trudeau Offers Options On The Price Of Carbon Emissions To Provinces

As Trudeau noted on Monday, most of Canada's provinces either have a carbon pricing system in place, or are in the process of setting one up. "It is real, and it is everywhere", Trudeau said. Shell Canada's president Michael Crothers, meanwhile, said that "balancing Canadian economic development while protecting the environment will be enabled by a...

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  • All communication channels with Indian military open: Pakistan army
All communication channels with Indian military open: Pakistan army

However, the army spokesman emphasised on the importance of resolving the current tension through dialogue. Exercising its Right of Reply, Pakistan said India continued to perpetrate misinformation on the Kashmir issue year after year. Tension increased sharply when militants killed 19 Indian soldiers in a raid on an army camp on September 18, th...

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  • Pakistani army chief lashes out at India as tensions spike
Pakistani army chief lashes out at India as tensions spike

The attack came as India and Pakistan exchanged more gunfire across the frontier in Kashmir, despite a 2003 ceasefire, setting off panic among residents in border areas. Pakistan's powerful army chief has lashed out at India, warning the neighbor that any act of aggression from New Delhi will not go unpunished as tensions spike between the two co...

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  • Colombia's Santos to donate Nobel Prize money to victims
Colombia's Santos to donate Nobel Prize money to victims

Under the peace deal, the FARC was to relaunch as a political party. Rueda said China has been a long-term supporter of Colombia's peace process, including the support of establishing a special mission at the UN Security Council. He said Sunday he will donate the money to "projects, foundations or programs that deal with victims and reconciliatio...

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  • FG withdraws charges against Saraki, Ekweremadu, others
FG withdraws charges against Saraki, Ekweremadu, others

The federal government on Thursday withdrew the charges of criminal conspiracy relating to the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015, filed against Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu , at the Abuja High Court.

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  • Armed Demonstrators Yell 'America is the Great Satan' Outside Yemen's UN Office
Armed Demonstrators Yell 'America is the Great Satan' Outside Yemen's UN Office

The strike left the building little more than a shell, with most of its walls and roof gone. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said it had prepared 300 body bags, while the rebel-controlled Health Ministry gave a lower figure, saying 115 bodies had been counted so far.

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  • A sign of hope as Abbas meets Netanyahu
A sign of hope as Abbas meets Netanyahu

Mourners have begun their procession to the burial site. Trudeau, joined by former prime ministers Jean Chretien and Stephen Harper, led a Canadian delegation to Jerusalem to attend the state funeral for Peres, who died Wednesday after suffering a stroke at the age of 93.

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  • Town hall event has 'nothing to do' with debate prep
Town hall event has 'nothing to do' with debate prep

At a rally in Henderson, Nev., the GOP presidential nominee heaped praise on Pence, saying he was "cool" and "smart" as he faced Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonObama: I'm confident, but "not overconfident, ' in Clinton's chances Dem groups tie vulnerable down-ballot Republicans to Trump ahead of debate Priebus, Christie helping Trump prep for...

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  • Three Suspected Rebels Killed in India-administered Kashmir
Three Suspected Rebels Killed in India-administered Kashmir

Speaking the media persons after the completion of the operation, Commanding Officer Colonel Rajiv Sharang said that the recoveries from the encounter site bore "Pakistani markings". "But we don't believe for a minute that they don't take the challenges before them seriously or the lives and security of their children", he said. This is being don...

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  • Finland, US to deepen military ties through pact
Finland, US to deepen military ties through pact

He declined to speculate on whether Russian Federation had tried to show its power before his meeting with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defence Robert Work. Estonian national broadcaster ERR reported that Russian military has been transporting short-range Iskander missiles by sea to the Baltic Sea enclave of Kaliningrad this week complete with substant...

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  • USA accuses Israel of betrayal over new settlements
USA accuses Israel of betrayal over new settlements

Last week, it approved the construction of a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank , another step in the steady march under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to build on land needed to create a Palestinian state. "The actions of the Israeli government in announcing this settlement undermine the pursuit of peace", White House spokesman Josh E...

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  • Philippine envoy's China trip on hold till 'proper time'
Philippine envoy's China trip on hold till 'proper time'

For decades, the US maintained large military bases there, but amid growing anti-American sentiment, the Philippines voted to push the USA bases out in the early '90s. "They are waiting for me", Duterte said . Two days ago, he was also quoted as saying that he was "about to cross the Rubicon between me and the United States", adding that the cou...

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  • BJP created Jaish-e-Mohammad, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal
BJP created Jaish-e-Mohammad, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal

Even as the political face-off over the surgical strikes got fiercer, the BJP has indicated that it will take the issue - "army's achievements" and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "political will"- to the people as key states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab head for elections early next year.

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  • WikiLeaks posts emails hacked from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta
WikiLeaks posts emails hacked from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta

The Carrk email, which is dated January 25, 2016, according to the Wikileaks release, includes several "flags" for campaign officials to consider, such as one speech in February 2014 where Clinton acknowledges she is "far removed" from the middle-class lifestyle she grew up with.

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  • Ruling lets UberX, Lyft stay on Philly streets, for now
Ruling lets UberX, Lyft stay on Philly streets, for now

Judge Carpenter had issued that order while ruling on a lawsuit filed to stop the truce brokered between Uber and the Philadelphia Parking Authority over the summer that would allow the popular taxi apps to operate without any threat of enforcement, pending the passage in Harrisburg of proposed legislation to legalize the services in Philadelph...

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  • Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to hold Albuquerque rally
Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to hold Albuquerque rally

Thus the success of outsider candidates such as Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, running on platforms denouncing the "rigged" system and the influence of money on politics. Not all third-party pressures are equal in the Electoral College. Gary Johnson really needs an introductory course on foreign policy. Clearly, Johnson and Weld are a threat ...

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  • Gary Johnson Refuses to Prove He Knows North Korea Leader's Name
Gary Johnson Refuses to Prove He Knows North Korea Leader's Name

Weld, a former Republican governor of MA, told the Boston Globe that he also hopes to work with Mitt Romney and others after the election to forge a path for the GOP to rebuild. Dr Stein was bound to cost the Democrats votes; not many "Never Trump" Republicans like her plans to close 700 military bases and make America run on renewable energy.

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  • Obama hails climate change deal as potential turning point
Obama hails climate change deal as potential turning point

Paris: The landmark Paris climate deal will enter into force in 30 days, after being ratified by 72 countries accounting for more than 56 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, the UN's climate body said Wednesday. "What once seemed unthinkable is now unstoppable", U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement . "With the actio...

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  • Police kill man armed with machete at University of Colorado
Police kill man armed with machete at University of Colorado

They asked students to stay clear of that area, but did say classes would continue as normal. Boulder County sheriff's Deputy Teri Javes, a 19-year veteran of the department, shot Adrian Joseph Shaffer after police received reports of a man with a weapon tucked into his waistband who appeared to be trying to fight with passing traffic.

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  • Intertek and Deutsche Bank help European shares to advance
Intertek and Deutsche Bank help European shares to advance

While the weaker pound sent United Kingdom stocks surging, it raised worries among US investors. Spot gold dropped 0.1 percent to $1,314.50 an ounce by 0407 GMT. Cabela's surged 14.6 per cent to $62.95 after the company said it would be acquired by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at about $5. 5 billion . The price of oil continued its climb fr...

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  • Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozens
Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozens

Fallen trees and wind-blown objects such as construction site scaffolding caused numerous injuries, said Lee Wei-sen, a spokesman for Taiwan's Central Emergency Operations Center. Typhoon Megi weakened to a tropical storm after hitting the coastal city of Quanzhou in Fujian province before dawn, packing winds of up to 118 kilometers (74 miles) per...

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  • Kaine, Pence prepare for undercard debate
Kaine, Pence prepare for undercard debate

Indeed, Pence most often makes news by offering a gentler spin on the latest controversy from Trump. And while both Pence and Kaine are downplaying the event at this point, don't be surprised if it's just an effort to lower expectations. Pence introduced himself at the Republican National Convention "to those of you who don't know me, which is ...

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  • Spanish rally brings Europe closer in Ryder Cup
Spanish rally brings Europe closer in Ryder Cup

Bringing up the rear, US heavyweights Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed were all square with England's Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson of Sweden after five holes. "I tried to get him removed", the Northern Irishman said. I love playing in America and my girlfriend is American, but the 15% that is really bad makes them look bad, and I feel ashamed for...

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  • Family of slain black man wants police to release full video
Family of slain black man wants police to release full video

The Supreme Court's 1989 ruling in the Graham v. Connor case says officers may use force depending on the "severity of the crime at issue, whether the suspect poses an immediate threat to the safety of the officers or others, and whether he is actively resisting arrest or attempting to evade arrest by flight".

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