• Trump passes on opportunity to denounce anti-Semitic violence
Trump passes on opportunity to denounce anti-Semitic violence

While Turx was presenting information he had about anti-Semitic actions that have taken place in the country, Trump interrupted him. Either you, as President, schedule that meeting, or they do, but that you asked a black reporter if she was friends with them and if she wanted to arrange a sit-down is utterly offensive.

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  • UN Syria talks to follow agenda set by UN resolution: envoy
UN Syria talks to follow agenda set by UN resolution: envoy

Issam al-Rais, a commander in the rebel Free Syrian Army's Southern Front, said mainstream rebel factions were also taking part in the fighting, in response to persistent government violations of the December 30 cease-fire. Lead rebel negotiator Mohammad Alloush said that the meeting "didn't achieve anything practical" but claimed the armed opposit...

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  • South Korea blames the North for killing of Kim Jong-un's brother
South Korea blames the North for killing of Kim Jong-un's brother

Kim Jong Nam and Kim Jong Un have the same father, late dictator Kim Jong Il, but different mothers. NIS officials believe two women approached Kim and poisoned him as he was waiting in line for a flight to Macau , according to the lawmaker, although he added they were waiting for the autopsy report .

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  • Four militants, 2 soldiers, civilian die in Kashmir gun battle
Four militants, 2 soldiers, civilian die in Kashmir gun battle

A 10-hour gunfight then broke out. The fighting began after police and soldiers cordoned off the southern village of Frisal overnight following a tip that militants were hiding in a house, said police Inspector-General Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani.

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  • Turkish troops and Syria rebels enter Islamic State-held town
Turkish troops and Syria rebels enter Islamic State-held town

The Kurdish outlet Rudaw notes that the YPG denied the death of any of its fighters, instead claiming that the YPG "damaged" Turkish vehicles and protesting that Turkey had "violated" the sovereignty of Rojava , which the YPG considers the Syrian region of Kurdistan.

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  • Syrian peace talks in Astana delayed by one day
Syrian peace talks in Astana delayed by one day

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has previously said he has "high hopes" for increased engagement between the USA and Russian Federation to fight ISIS. Muslit, however, said the opposition had yet to receive an agenda for the upcoming negotiations. The Kazakh Foreign Ministry did not give a reason for the delay.

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  • No deal yet on earlier meeting between Putin, Trump
No deal yet on earlier meeting between Putin, Trump

The interesting image, which shows the Russian leader caressing him and kissing his shoulder, decorated the side of a building on 14th Street and Eighth avenue and a second building on North 6th Street and Wythe Avenue in Brooklyn. "Through humor, hate can turn into love". Last week, Putin said that a possible venue for the first encounter with ...

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  • Kim Jong Nam
Kim Jong Nam "ambushed" at Kuala Lumpur Airport: State Police

The precise details of the man's death might be hard to confirm for some time to come, if ever. Malaysians and North Koreans can visit each other's countries without the need for a visa. Police earlier told Reuters that an unidentified man had died en route to the hospital from Kuala Lumpur Airport. He had spoken out publicly against the reig...

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  • Trump says U.S. behind Japan 100% following N.Korea missile test
Trump says U.S. behind Japan 100% following N.Korea missile test

Davis, the spokesman, said the US tracked the flight of the missile launched on Saturday evening, USA time , and assessed that it traveled about 500 kilometers, or about 310 miles, before landing in the Sea of Japan. China and Russian Federation yesterday also condemned the launch for having violated UNSC resolutions, but urged parties to exercise...

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  • Germany to elect new president, Steinmeier as frontrunner
Germany to elect new president, Steinmeier as frontrunner

Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a centre-left politician who once described Donald Trump as a "hate preacher" has been elected German president. He received 931 of the 1,260 votes. In his acceptance speech, Steinmeier said Germany should be an "anchor of hope" while democratic institutions were under threat across the globe. The United States has alwa...

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  • S.Korean prosecutors to summon Samsung heir over bribery charges
S.Korean prosecutors to summon Samsung heir over bribery charges

South Korean prosecutors interrogated Samsung's de facto chief executive Lee Jae-yong for the second time on Monday. Samsung is suspected of providing tens of millions of dollars in money and favors to Park and her jailed friend Choi Soon-sil in exchange for government support of a controversial merger deal between two Samsung affiliates in 2015....

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  • Hundreds of people were evacuated from Hamburg airport after a gas leak
Hundreds of people were evacuated from Hamburg airport after a gas leak

Firefighters said 68 people suffered problems including eye irritation and breathing difficulties. Instead, he said, the injuries most likely stemmed from a cartridge containing irritant gas that was found in the bin provided for travelers to dispose of liquids before boarding.

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  • Erdogan: Turkish army aims to cleanse Raqqa from ISIL
Erdogan: Turkish army aims to cleanse Raqqa from ISIL

He said there had been a communications failure, adding: "There should not have been Turkish soldiers within the limits of these coordinates". On August 24, the Turkish military and allied rebel factions launched Operation Euphrates Shield .

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  • Arizona woman deported to Mexico despite complying with immigration officials
Arizona woman deported to Mexico despite complying with immigration officials

According to the Arizona Republic , Garcia de Rayos was arrested in 2008 during a workplace raid and convicted in 2009 of felony criminal impersonation . Garcia de Rayos says she's not sure what comes next for her but that her parents, who live in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, are headed to Nogales to reunite with her; she came to the USA ...

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  • Russian Runner Banned, Loses London Gold For Doping
Russian Runner Banned, Loses London Gold For Doping

The 31-year-old's results from July 2010 and August 2013 have been annulled, meaning she also loses her 2011 world title, 2013 world silver medal and 2010 European gold. The IAAF said it would no comment on the case as Savinova still has 45 days to decide whether to make an appeal. Both athletes could now have their medals upgraded.

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  • TJ Maxx Tells Employees to Discard Ivanka Merchandise Signs
TJ Maxx Tells Employees to Discard Ivanka Merchandise Signs

Here's what he said; "My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly by Nordstrom ". She is a great person and doing that to her is bad. It's not the first time Trump's tweets have at least temporarily affected a stock. The founder says she's tracked more than 230,000 tweets about it, and we found plenty too. "In this case, based on the...

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  • Free Syrian Army surrounds al-Bab town in Islamic State fight
Free Syrian Army surrounds al-Bab town in Islamic State fight

White House confirmed the phone conversation and said that the two Presidents "shared commitment to combating terrorism in all its forms" as the President welcomed Turkey's efforts in fighting against Islamic State. The YPG Kurdish militia is part of the SDF alliance. Although Turkish troops have succeeded in clearing Turkey's borders of IS, the ...

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  • Pension victory for woman denied pension after partner's death
Pension victory for woman denied pension after partner's death

To bring her case Ms Brewster resorted to crowd-funding because there is no legal aid for such csaes. Denise Brewster lived with her partner William Leonard McMullan for around 10 years up to December 2009. The scheme automatically allows married partners to obtain a survivor's pension, but unmarried partners only receive it if they opt in to the...

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  • Sarkozy to stand trial over alleged political finances offenses
Sarkozy to stand trial over alleged political finances offenses

Bygmalion allegedly charged 18.5 million euros to Sarkozy's rightwing party - which at the time was called the UMP, but has since been renamed the Republicans - instead of billing the president's campaign. Several Bygmalion employees told authorities the illicit campaign activity occurred. The investigation into Mr Sarkozy centres on whether the ...

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  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav promises voters maximum pension cover
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav promises voters maximum pension cover

He (Shivpal) has not spoken to me or anyone in the party. The Congress and SP workers were stunned. "I will campaign (for the alliance) from tomorrow", he said. "There is no division in party and family". Mulayam, a wrestler-turned politician, also said Akhilesh will be the chief minister again, a sharp contrast to his earlier stand that the new ...

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