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Turkey has also warned about the presence of terrorist groups in Idlib, stressing ahead of the Sochi meeting that inaction would lead to "heavy consequences". "Turkey offered Putin a ladder with which to climb down from the tree, threatening a military offensive in Idlib that had little chance for success", Ramadan said in a series of text messages with The Associated Press.
  • President Trump Pays Tribute to 'Brave Patriots' Who Fought Hijackers on 9/11

    President Trump Pays Tribute to 'Brave Patriots' Who Fought Hijackers on 9/11

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    Commemorating the 17th anniversary of the attacks that struck the World Trade Center in NY and the Pentagon in Washington, Trump said the nation shared the grief of the family members whose loved ones were lost that day. Trump noted that almost 7,000 service members have died since September 11 and - using terminology avoided by his predecessors - said they were "facing down the menace of radical Islamic terrorism".
  • Philippines braces for worst typhoon of the year

    Philippines braces for worst typhoon of the year

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    MANILA-Moderate to heavy rains are expected in most parts of the country starting Wednesday (Sept. 12) as the strong typhoon with global name "Mangkhut" continues to gain strength and moves westward into the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
  • Trump to close PLO office in Washington

    Trump to close PLO office in Washington

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    The Palestinian leadership cut off contact with the Trump administration after the United States president recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December. He accused US officials of giving the Israeli government to press ahead with the demolition of Al-Kahn Al-Ahmar community in order to expand settlement projects east of Jerusalem.
  • Off-duty Texas officer entered wrong apartment, shot and killed resident

    Off-duty Texas officer entered wrong apartment, shot and killed resident

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    The officer called 911 and authorities responded and took Jean to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Allie Jean, Jean's mother, said she wants transparency from the police officer who shot her son. "This family is upset", said attorney Lee Merritt. "I love you to the moon and back...rest in eternal peace my baby", * a href="https://www. facebook .com/earl.jean.986?tn-str=*F" *Earl Jean wrote in a Facebook post.
  • Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence

    Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence

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    The earliest reasonable time that tropical storm force winds will reach the coast of the Carolinas is Wednesday night, but the most likely time is sometime Thursday morning, the hurricane center predicted on Monday. Florence could bring a life-threatening coastal storm surge, and inland flooding as far north as Virginia , the NHC said. At 03:00 GMT Issac was about 2 100km east of the Windward Islands - a region still recovering from last year's powerful Hurricane Maria - with winds of ...
  • Newsday, Presidential front-runner stabbed in Brazil

    Newsday, Presidential front-runner stabbed in Brazil

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    A suspect was arrested . In many ways, the incident feeds Mr Bolsonaro's narrative that Brazil is in chaos and needs a strong hand to steady it. He has since been filmed in his hospital bed, making a hoarse statement. He had "never hurt anyone", he said. "It was necessary for us to not just treat one point (of entry) but a number of them inside the small intestine", Dr Luiz Henrique said at a news conference.
  • Russian nerve agent accused ‘posed as businessmen’

    Russian nerve agent accused ‘posed as businessmen’

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    They were both since discharged from the Salisbury District Hospital. Emergency workers in protective suits search a residence in Salisbury, England, in which a man and woman were exposed to the novichok nerve agent on July 6, 2018. The officer continues to make good progress but remains off work, police said. The attack left Mr Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter hospitalised for weeks.
  • Obama's Speech That Broke Tradition, Criticized Trump 'Very Disappointing,' Pence Says

    Obama's Speech That Broke Tradition, Criticized Trump 'Very Disappointing,' Pence Says

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    When that happens, he says, people become cynical and decide not to participate in the political process - creating a vacuum filled by lobbyists and special interests. "You can feel people saying, 'Oh, enough is enough, '" Obama said, whipping up the crowd. While the former president will be visible throughout the general election, the adviser said that Obama will not be a daily presence on the campaign trail.
  • Former campaign adviser to Pres. Trump sentenced to 14 days in prison

    Former campaign adviser to Pres. Trump sentenced to 14 days in prison

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    The Australian notified his government, which notified the United States. Papadopoulos was the second person ordered to prison in the sprawling, 16-month Russian Federation collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller , and came just over two weeks after two former top aides to Trump were convicted of felony crimes in cases that grew out of the probe.
  • North Korea holds celebratory military parade - minus the missiles

    North Korea holds celebratory military parade - minus the missiles

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    But on Sunday, almost half of the military parade was devoted to showcasing civilian efforts to build the country's economy, the Associated Press reported . The spectacle focused on a military parade and mass games that put leader Kim Jong Un's hopes for a stronger economy front and centre. This year is of special historic significance for China-DPRK relations, said Li, adding that the three meetings between Xi and Kim had ushered in a new historic stage of the bilateral ties.
  • India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict

    India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict

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    According to a recent report of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), there are eight countries in which homosexuality can result in a death penalty, and dozens more in which homosexual acts can result in a prison sentence.
  • George Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

    George Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

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    The only other defendant in the Russian Federation probe who has been sentenced is Dutch attorney Alexander Van der Zwaan. "The president of the United States hindered this investigation more than George Papadopoulos ever could". Papadopolous will also have 12 months of supervised release, serve 200 hours of community service within about a year and will be fined $9,500. "I saw him sitting in one picture at a table with me, that's the only thing I know about him", Trump said, ...