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Missiles From Yemen Almost Hit US Ship

Yemen is an impoverished country on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula next to Bab-el-Mandeb, a narrow strait separating Yemen and the Horn of Africa that joins the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean . Zarif called for Saudi Arabia and coalition supporters to be held accountable "for the war crimes perpetrated in Yemen over the past year and a half".

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Fortenberry, Fischer vow to vote for Trump following criticism

Donald Trump isn't making it easy for Republicans. Voting Trump for president is important to block a Clinton presidency and for the direction of the Supreme Court, Fortenberry said . Both senators changed their stances Tuesday, though, saying they would vote for Trump, who has suggested his comments about forcing himself onto women and grabbing them by the genitals was just "locker-room talk".

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UK PM May Seeks to Build 'New United Britain'

Mrs May again insisted that she would not accept an "off-the-shelf" deal based on those struck by other non-EU countries such as Norway or Switzerland. Raising the view of the broadly federalist parliament before the member states agree their response to British demands could stiffen resistance to London's efforts to escape constraints of European Union membership while retaining trade and other benefits.

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Local American Red Cross Sends Relief Vehicle to Southeast

The training will focus specifically on shelter operations. More than 27,000 people across parts of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and SC are in need of shelter, food or some other form of help, according to the Red Cross. Ferguson is among 40 volunteers deployed to affected areas from the Ohio Buckeye Region. "We train all year round and get people ready to go all the time and make sure they're prepared to deploy at a moment's notice", Greer said.

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Trump 'Has Paid Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Taxes Over Decades'

Can you just put this to rest? Forty-six per cent of Americans, including 35 per cent of Democrats and 62 per cent of Republicans, thought a presidential candidate who pays no taxes was smart. Mike Pence, against Democratic Sen. "Federal income taxes? My question is has he paid federal income taxes over the last 18 years?" "Of course, yes, absolutely".

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PM Modi arrives in Lucknow for Dussehra celebrations

The organisers are however quick to point out that choosing the "Raavan of terrorism" had nothing to do with the recent surgical strikes of the army in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, but rather reflects the universal scourge of terrorism and comes with a hope for its annihilation soon.

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Bill Clinton calls Obamacare 'the craziest thing in the world'

But he has been known to change his mind. "Bridges work better than walls". "Appalachia does not benefit from Hillary Clinton". "With respect to the Affordable Care Act, I've been saying we got to fix what's broken and keep what works", Clinton said on Tuesday.

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One person killed, 8 others injured in shooting in Grand Rapids

Their names were not released. Police say there is no merchandise inside and it looks more like a party hall. A 12-car commuter train and a work train performing track maintenance were traveling the same direction when they "side-swiped" each other, causing the commuter train to derail and injuring 33 people, four seriously, state.

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France insists hope for UN Syria resolution alive

But Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russian Federation would support an eye-catching proposal by UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura to escort militants out of Aleppo personally. Today (Friday), he accused the Russian government of serious war crimes . "This is a targeted strategy to terrorise civilians and to kill anybody and everybody who is in the way of their military objectives".

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UWL Police Warn Students, Faculty About Clown Sightings On Campus

The latest school district to issue a warning is the East Side High School District in San Jose and district officials asked students and residents to avoid responding to any threats made. CT state police said that the incidents "waste valuable resources and can lead to injuries to both first responders and members of the public". Rich Hanley, a journalism professor and social media expert at Quinnipiac University, tells AP the clown incidents are helping people ignore a rough year filled ...

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India, Sri Lanka should unite to isolate terrorism: President Pranab Mukherjee

Wickremesinghe said as these agreements come into force, India would have access to not just the Sri Lankan market but also to markets in Singapore , Japan and China among others as the island nation was in the process of negotiating free trade pacts with several countries.

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Syria: de Mistura, east Aleppo will be destroyed in 2 months

Meanwhile, the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Friday on Syria after a UN envoy warned that eastern Aleppo may be totally destroyed in the next few months by the Russian and Syrian air campaign. The US announced on Monday it had suspended talks with Moscow on a ceasefire, accusing Russian Federation of trying to bomb civilians "into submission".

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Funeral services for Lowcountry man killed by police in Charlotte postponed

Scott family attorney Justin Bamberg this evening called the footage " difficult to watch ". The department previously released shorter portions of the videos. Scott's family say he was suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of a motorcycle crash in November 2015 which made him slow to respond.

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'My Body, My Choice': Polish Women Protest Against Total Abortion Ban

Women in several other European countries - including the Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany , Belgium, England, and Northern Ireland (whose abortion laws are even more draconian than Poland's) - are organizing protests and social media campaigns in support of the strike.

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Nigel Farage offers debate tips to Trump

One of the two sources, a party source based in the European Parliament, told the Mirror: "I was informed that she had resigned this morning and written a statement". Ukip sources claimed the outspoken right-winger will be helping Trump (another outspoken right-winger) in the lead up to the election in November. MEP Steven Woolfe , the party's immigration spokesman who was ruled out of the previous contest due to a bureaucratic error, is said to be ready to take over if called upon.

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Supreme Court rejects bid to reopen Walker campaign probe

Neither Governor Scott Walker's campaign or prosecutors immediately responded to a request for comment. Those groups challenged the investigation. Walker, who won re-election in 2014 and is up for a third term in 2018, declined immediate comment Monday through his spokesman Joe Fadness.

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Pope Francis makes surprise visit to earthquake site

Closeness and prayer, this is what I offer you". That I am close to you, nothing more. Let us pray for them'. "Let us do it together". Pope Francis had felt the powerful natural disaster in the Vatican on August 24, and hours later at the Wednesday public audience in St.

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Duterte tells Obama 'you can go to hell' in new tirade

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said this year's PHIBLEX, which wraps up on October 12, will be the last joint war games that will take place during his term which ends in June 2022. He's also called for an end to joint patrols in the South China Sea and for the ouster of U.S. Special Operations forces from southern Mindanao. So the joint exercises continue as normal - with more than a thousand US personnel working with hundreds of Filipinos, and commanders on both sides celebrating ...

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USA spokesperson refuses to comment on Indian claim of surgical strike

Border tension between the two countries flared after 19 Indian soldiers were killed in the September 18 terror attack at an Indian military base in Uri town in Kashmir's Baramulla district. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that Indian troops "resorted to unprovoked firing" at 4am while the exchange of fire lasted for two hours.

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Arsene Wenger Legacy Will Be Culture Not Cups

Speaking in an exclusive interview to Sky Sports pundit and former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry, Wenger said: "First of all I had big competition up front". "But I accept as well that it can finish tomorrow". "I have a passion for the game and always have the desire to improve". 'If you look at the Olympic Games, England was always sold out.

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International Monetary Fund Lowers Its Outlook For US Economic Growth

More broadly, the International Monetary Fund left both its 2016 and 2017 forecasts for global growth unchanged, with Obstfeld saying: "We project global output growth at 3.1 percent in 2016 and 3.4 percent in 2017-the same as in early July, shortly after the United Kingdom's "Brexit" vote to leave the European Union".

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Michelle Obama makes light of Trump's microphone problem

Obama. Michelle Obama has been a fantastic surrogate for Clinton, but her best work may have come in Charlotte while talking about Trump's mic. She will also be taking Clinton's campaign to Raleigh. The rally at the Charlotte Convention Center starts at noon but doors will open up at 9:30 a.m. We plan to stream both events live within this story.

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Mario Balotelli explains relationship with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Balotelli endured a turbulent two-year spell at Liverpool , which also featured a season-long loan move to AC Milan. "Klopp does not know me and I do not know him", Balotelli said at an event for Ferrari . Then they have a team of young lads and we're nearly all the same age. Balotelli described the climate at Milan as confusing but, despite picking up a red card after scoring the victor for Nice against Lorient on Sunday, he says he is feeling settled in France.

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Arabic-language and Iranian media says Daesh leader al-Baghdadi poisoned

According to reports three other top aides of the extremist group, along with al-Baghdadi, went seriously ill, having poisoned food. An Iraqi news agency confirmed the news saying, "Four militants, including Baghdadi, were suffering from severe poisoning and have been transferred to an unknown location under strict measures".

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Turkey slams EU for not keeping promise on refugee aid

Jan Böhmermann faced up to five years in prison had he been found guilty of insulting a foreign leader, which is a crime under a rarely-used German law. Boehmermann, they said, maintained that he had sought to exaggerate to the extent that "the lack of earnestness and the lack of any seriously intended connection to the personal honor of (Erdogan) were supposed to be immediately evident to every listener".

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Costal Americans Being Evacuated In Anticipation of Hurricane Matthew

While its potential impact on the US remained unclear, NBC News meteorologist Bill Karins suggested that the storm's path could be reminiscent of Hurricane Floyd in 1999 - which required the evacuation of 2.6 million people across five states [the third-largest evacuation in United State history].

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In search of rebound, Trump ramps up attacks on Clinton

After heavily implying that it is true that he has not paid federal incomes taxes in 18 years, Trump still said that the New York Times story features an "alleged" tax filing. Trump's tax returns have been a regular talking point in this election season. Ms. Clinton's line of attack unsettled Mr. Trump in the debate and has been successful in further alienating him from the women voters subsequently.

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United States suspends contacts with Russian Federation on Syria

The move halts US efforts to revive the crumbling Syrian ceasefire. A few hours before the announcement, Russian President Vladimir Putin suspended an agreement with the US on disposing of weapons-grade plutonium, citing Washington's (quote) "unfriendly actions" towards Moscow.

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Trump tax revelation punctuates week of political challenges

On Sunday, Trump's advisers sought to play down questions about the tax returns. The Trump campaign hasn't denied their authenticity. "That being said, Trump has paid hundreds of millions of dollars in property taxes, sales and excise taxes, real estate taxes, city taxes, state taxes, employee taxes and federal taxes, along with very substantial charitable contributions".

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Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

The wide receivers are the strength of the offense . In the receiving end, Eddie Royal posted 111 yards and a touchdown in seven receptions while Kevin White had 46 yards in six receptions. For now, Howard is just trying to make the most of his opportunity, as he's averaging 5.1 yards per carry so far this season. "We had our spurts, a couple of games we did very well, and our last two were poor".

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Britain's tough immigration line means trade problems for Ireland

The process can be extended beyond two years, if Britain and all other European Union countries unanimously agree. May, who had previously only said she would not trigger it in 2016, will be making a speech on Brexit later to the Conservative Party conference, which is getting underway in Birmingham .

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Prince William and Kate finish Canadian tour in Victoria, BC

Another surge of cheers followed when his 16-month-old sister, Princess Charlotte, at her mother's side, smiled and gave a wave before the family climbed aboard a seaplane and began their journey home. "We feel very lucky to have been able to introduce George and Charlotte to Canada", William said in a statement. "This country will play a big part in the lives of our children and we have created such happy memories for our family during this visit", he said.

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Philippines' Duterte compares anti-drug crusade to Hitler

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference upon his arrival from a state visit in Vietnam at the International Airport in Davao city, Philippines, September 30, 2016. The outrageous rhetoric from one of the most outspoken and gaffe-prone world leaders comes as Ukraine marked the 75th anniversary of the massacre of 33,000 Jews near Nazi-occupied Kiev and as Israel held the funeral of former President Shimon Peres, who died this week from complications related to a ...

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Government has to decide who can work in India: Saif Ali Khan

Even in the past, Abhijeet has never shied away from expressing his very much polarised opinion about Pakistani actors. The 50-year-old actor had yesterday said in Delhi that artistes from Pakistan "should not be treated like terrorists" and "art and terrorism should not be mixed".

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Korea must face consequences for nuclear test: Obama

North Korea has been testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles at an unprecedented rate this year, beginning with its fourth nuclear test in January and including the launch of a satellite in February that was widely seen as a test of long-range ballistic missile technology.

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Hurricane Matthew Looms As A Category 4 Storm

Models are more confident that Matthew will turn north on Saturday, and move through Eastern Cuba late Sunday into Monday. Matthew is expected to produce about 10 - 20 inches of rain over eastern Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and eastern Cuba, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 25 inches.

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China blocks Indian waters: Dam to be built on Brahmaputra's tributary

Starting in the Himalayas in Tibet as the Tsangpo River, the river flows eastward for 704 miles. While India is mulling revocation of Indus Waters Treaty in wake of the ongoing tension with Pakistan in the aftermath of Uri terror attack, in which 19 jawans lost their lives, China has on Saturday blocked an important tributary of BBrahmaputra river to construct a dam in Tibet.

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Obama orders flags at half-staff to honor Peres

Clinton appeared moved as he stood silently before Peres's flag-draped coffin at the plaza outside parliament in Jerusalem. Yasser Arafat, who was the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, did not attend Rabin's funeral in Jerusalem , although the two men and Peres had shared a stage to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994.

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Netanyahu: Both presidential candidates will support Israel

Trump made the commitment when he met at Trump Tower in NY with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is in the city to take part in the United Nations General Assembly, which began last Tuesday, EFE news reported . Netanyahu was seen as taking sides in 2012, as he warmly received Republican nominee Mitt Romney - whom he had worked with decades before - while maintaining a chilly relationship with President Obama, who has always been critical of Israeli settlements in the West ...

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More US Troops Heading to Iraq

President Barack Obama on Wednesday cleared the way to send roughly 600 more American troops to Iraq , lifting a self-imposed limit and providing a needed boost to the Iraqi military as the USA -led coalition helps it prepare for its biggest fight yet: the battle for Mosul.