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New details emerge in Maze's death

A Helena police officer talked to Maze shortly before she died, Dutton said. Maze was able to call law enforcement from inside the trunk and describe the details of her abduction, police say. Her car's license plate was captured on a license plate reader near Post Falls, Idaho. That was the last time the family of Rita Maze would ever speak to the Montana woman.

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French arrest 16-year-old suspected of planning attack

When the gas cans were discovered, security forces were in a race against time, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said. French police also arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of planning a separate attack, investigators said Sunday.

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Clinton to Trump: My military endorsements are bigger than yours

Pence called it "inarguable" that Putin is a stronger leader than the USA president. But her past reluctance to take questions from a freewheeling pack of traveling journalists - commonplace in presidential politics - has fueled criticism about her relatability and provided ammunition to Republicans and Trump, who have accused her of hiding to avoid scrutiny.

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Obama informally meets Philippine President Duterte after 'abusive' insult

Spokesman Martin Andanar excused the president, stating that he had a " migraine ". The brief meeting took a little sting out of the soured relations caused by Duterte's intemperate language in referring to Obama earlier this week. "This is serious business, you have to know what you're talking about and you have to have done your homework". In Laos, he had then asked the heads of state, "can anyone here tell me what human rights is all about?" Before travelling to Laos for regional ...

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Undercover policing? British Muslim cops could soon wear burkas

Senior officers at West Midlands Police have reportedly said they would consider allowing the traditional Islamic dress to become part of the Muslim female officers' uniform. Now no serving officers wear the burka - which leaves just the eyes visible - but it is hoped the move would encourage more BME recruits. At a recent meeting during which diversity in the force was discussed, Chief Constable Thompson refused to rule out allowing female officers to wear the controversial veil.

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Jeremy Corbyn slated by Theresa May during Prime Minister's Questions

Mr Corbyn said he believed Labour would "come together" after the results of the leadership battle, which he is on course to win comfortably, but Mr Smith told the audience he was "incredibly confident" that he would be victorious. "And what we know from the Labour party is that far from delivering stronger defence, they would cut defence spending, they would undermine North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and they'd scrap the nuclear deterrent".

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Obama: Trump is 'petty' and should be challenged

It's the last of 10 trips Obama paid as president to Asia, where Obama lived as a youngster with his mother in Indonesia. More than 2,800 suspected drug dealers and users have been killed and almost 700,000 others have surrendered out of fear of being killed since Duterte took office on June 30, according to police.

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110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

Georges-Francois Leclerc, the prefect of the Haute-Savoie region, said 110 people were initially trapped, but 65 were airlifted out by helicopters. Those still trapped have been given water, food and survival blankets. The riders were left hanging at almost 10,000 feet over the Mont Blanc glaciers in the Chamonix region in eastern France. Local officials said the operation would resume at 6:30am local time (4:30pm NZT) on Friday.

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ASEAN summits kick off in Laos, focusing on building dynamic community

After the talks, the Asean leaders will separately meet their counterparts from Australia, China, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States, who are in Vientiane to attend the East Asia Summit. ASEAN is a strategic partner of India since 2012. A total of 66 dialogue mechanisms at various levels have been established in 24 fields within the framework of ASEAN+3, covering diplomacy, economy, finance, agriculture, labor, tourism, environment, the fight against cross-border crime, ...

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North Korea's education minister executed, South Korean officials report

Jeong declined to go into details over why the vice premier was executed or when or where it took place. Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting a test of the surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10. The source , however, said if true, it would mark a new series of measures by leader Kim Jong Un to discipline top aides. The new report corrects claims made in the South Korean media yesterday that two North Korean officials were executed by anti-aircraft gun.

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Isis defeat severs Turkish route for would-be jihadists

The U.S. has provided extensive aid and airstrikes to the People's Protection Units-led Syria Democratic Forces, which have proven to be highly effective against the Islamic State. Meanwhile, the recapture and return to siege of rebel-held parts of Aleppo dealt a major blow to insurgent groups. After the government first laid siege on Aleppo in July, the United Nations said that almost 300,000 residents were trapped in rebel-held neighborhoods, making it the largest besieged area in ...

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Brexit chief says United Kingdom gov't will not be rushed

Asked for her view on the need for a "fiscal reset" - a phrase used by Hammond on a separate trip to China in July - May said the government's response was not yet set in stone. Now, obviously we're looking at what - what those options are, what that might be. I believe that is part of what people voted for at the referendum.

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Arriving in China, Obama promotes climate legacy

Xi said he acted after China's legislature voted Saturday to formally enter the agreement. Almost 200 countries signed the agreement in December, but 55 countries representing 55 percent of the world's emissions must ratify the agreement for it to go into effect.

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10 killed after bomb blast in Philippines

The explosion occurred in a bustling part of the city and close to one of its top hotels that is popular with tourists and business people, city spokeswoman Catherine dela Rey told AFP. Presidential spokesman Andanar referred to the fighting on Jolo when he speculated on who may have been behind Friday's bomb attack. "He is not being casual about it but will not stop his campaign against illegal drugs", Mr.

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Lytton wildfire still growing in size

The Lytton First Nation is now looking at possibly rescinding their evacuation orders as well, but they are waiting for an official fire report from the BC Wildfire Service. The evacuation order for two homes west of Lytton has been rescinded by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, leaving several homes on evacuation alert.

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Sex CD row: Congress women wing protests outside Kejriwal's residence

Removing him from Cabinet wid immediate effect (sic)". While the Kejriwal-versus-Centre battle raged, Delhi's Women and Child Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar appeared in a sex CD which a section of the visual media telecast on Wednesday night.

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Robbie Keane signs off with trademark goal and celebration

The Dubliner proved he still had the nose for goals, but has no regrets about calling time on his career. "I feel that, physically, I can play for another few years, but this is the right time, in terms of global duty, to finish". "For me, it was always a comfort blanket, coming back with the national team". "And all I can say is thank you. That's the same feeling I've had since I was 17 years of age".

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Greens congratulate Victoria and push for a national fracking ban

Premier Andrews said the state's farmers produced some of the world's cleanest and freshest food. A Victorian parliamentary inquiry into the issue in 2015 received more than 1,600 submissions, majority opposing the practice. The ban does not cover offshore gas exploration. "We won't put that at risk with fracking", Premier Daniel Andrews said. "Labor has shown real leadership by listening to community concerns", she said.

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Curfew lifted from Kashmir after 51 days

A police spokesman said the cop was leaving for District Police Lines in Pulwama when unidentfied gunmen shot him dead from close range. "But, it will remain in force in Pulwama town and in areas under the jurisdiction of Nowhatta and M R Gunj police stations in Srinagar", a senior police official told IANS.

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Turkey strikes IS and Kurdish positions in Syria ahead of offensive

Dogan news agency said the death toll in the Gaziantep bombing had risen yesterday to 54 after three more people died. Almost 70 others were wounded. At least 50 people were killed when a suspected suicide bomber linked to Islamic State jihadists attacked a wedding thronged with guests, officials say.

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Jeremy Corbyn concerned at 'unfair' removal of vote from Labour members

A party spokesperson told IBTimes UK: "We can not comment on an individual's membership". One Labour source told The Guardian that as the incident threatened to get out of hand on Tuesday, the Labour leader could not be reached because he was making jam.

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Israel Lashes Back after UN Envoy Comments on Settlements

The Security Council declared Israeli settlements to be illegal in a resolution adopted in 1979. Since July 1, Israel has advanced the construction of over 1,700 housing units in the occupied West Bank, including in East Jerusalem, Mladenov said.

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Chelsea Plans to Stay on Board of Clinton Foundation After All

Aren't things a little too late for the Clintons to clean up their rich shenanigans? "If this isn't pay-for-play, then I really don't know what is", said Marty Connors, a Republican consultant and former strategist for Mitt Romney. Hillary Clinton has been accused previously of using the Clinton Foundation to raise funds for her presidential campaign, thus skirting election fundraising rules.

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Five detained over fire at Brussels lab

Instead the country's prosecutor's office says the incident is more likely to be an arson attack created to destroy evidence. Belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombings at the Brussels airport and subway killed 32 people on 22 March, and security forces remain on standby for another attack.

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Turkey warns of more strikes if Syrian Kurds don't retreat

A United States defense official said the US-backed Kurdish forces had pulled back to east of the Euphrates river over the past day or so, as demanded by Ankara . A handout picture taken and released on August 28, 2016 by Turkey's Presidential Press Service shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waving during a rally in Gaziantep.

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Palace clarifies PHL is not pulling out of UN

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have both condemned Mr Duterte's "apparent endorsement of extrajudicial killings, which is illegal and a breach of fundamental rights and freedoms". "We've increased police visibility and patrol operations to keep criminals and lawless elements at bay and remove the fear of crime and violence in the hearts of our countrymen", he said.

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UN Human Rights Chief Wants Independent Probe of Yemen Violations

The staff withdrawal, which United States officials say followed a lull in air strikes in Yemen earlier this year, appears to reduce Washington's day-to-day involvement in advising a campaign that has come under increasing scrutiny for causing civilian casualties.

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State Police: Bus driver in the US illegally

She says the injured include the dozens of people on the bus, occupants of three other vehicles, and two firefighters. It belonged to a company with two names: AM Party Bus and Kristina's Transportation LLC, both at the same address in Jefferson, about 30 miles from New Orleans in Jefferson Parish, Matey said.

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Kurdish-aligned group in north Syria says targeted by Turkish warplanes

The responsibility for enforcing a no-fly zone was "all too likely to fall on the shoulders of the U.S.in a way that's contrary to our interests". He said another village to the west also came under attack late Wednesday but said it was not clear if it was from Turkish-backed forces or from Islamic State militants.

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Ariya Jutanugarn falters late, has 2-shot lead in Canada

Yep, you read that right. Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final, making two late bogeys at Priddis Greens. However, Jutanugarn, who began the third round as tournament leader, remained in hot form by recording a five-under par 67 to end the round at 17 under.

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Coffee Shots: Jeremy Corbyn gets a seat

In his letter he added: "Having seen Jeremy operate at close quarters I am convinced he does not have the ability to lead the party, indeed I fear an electoral disaster at the next election". Among current Conservative voters that drops to just 7% saying there were no seats, but even amongst Labour voters Mr Corbyn's initial story is not widely believed.

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in northern West Bank

They were moved to the Shifa hospital, west of Gaza city, suffering moderate wounds. No soldiers were injured in the incident. Iyad Hamid is married with three children, and he is Person with disabilities. The report said the man was unarmed and nothing was found on his body. The army said that when soldiers stopped the auto, Abu Ghurab exited the vehicle and attempted to stab a soldier in the neck and was shot dead.

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Turkey: US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syria

Turkish troops fired on YPG fighters south of Jarablus on Thursday, highlighting the cross-cutting of interests of two pivotal North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the Syrian Kurdish militia's goal is to carve out a separate state - a "dream" he insists "they will never achieve".

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Eric Trump Defends Father's Refusal To Release Tax Returns

And in a New York Times op-ed earlier this month , Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) warned his continued ability to support Trump will "in part be driven by whether Mr. This would tell us how much he makes, how much he pays in taxes, and how much he contributes to charity. The IRS, however, has said that there is no prohibition on releasing tax information while being audited.

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Turkish military, US-led coalition launch major operation in northern Syria

The operation in Jarablus, perched along Syria's border with Turkey, was a rare high-profile operation involving fighters who went through the short-lived USA train-and-equip program, which was supposed to be the Pentagon's main vehicle for combating the Islamic State in Syria but instead became a symbol of its failure to navigate the complexities there.

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Trump will be tough on trade, VP nominee Pence says in NC

As the haircut ended, Jones asked Pence his name. "This election is really about a stronger America, at home and overseas, It's about getting this economy moving again for every American and having America standing tall in the world again".

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Russia denies involvement in Aleppo attack that wounded boy

Apart from the coalition of Western countries, only Russian Federation and the Russia-backed Syrian army have access to fighter jets. Harrowing footage of a five-year-old boy being rescued in Syria has been viewed all over the world - but his case is similar to that of thousands of others, according to medics.

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US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

Wang said he had wanted to ask about South Korea's latest defense posture. Milley reiterated the American position that the defence system was meant to destroy possible North Korean missiles and not to track missiles inside China or pose a threat to the nation, the US Army said in a statement .

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Hawks claim Pravin Gordhan is facing three criminal charges

The South African rand has dropped on reports that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been summoned to appear before the country's anti-corruption unit, the Hawks, by 10 a.m. Figures for the second quarter are due out in early September. In December, Mr Zuma shocked markets by firing two finance ministers within four days, and Mr Gordhan was quickly recalled in a panicked attempt to limit the damage.

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As John Kerry arrives, Nigeria says top Boko Haram fighters killed

Under Nigeria's last president, Goodluck Jonathan, the United States had blocked arms sales and ended training of Nigerian troops partly over human rights concerns such as treatment of captured insurgents. Congress still needs to approve the deal. Kerry said Buhari had made "a strong start at all levels of government" since taking office in May 2015, without referring specifically to rights abuses.