• Macron calls for new measures to be added to Iran deal
Macron calls for new measures to be added to Iran deal

Turning to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Rouhani said Iran never threatens anyone but also does not tolerate threats, adding that peace, security, stability and the progress of all nations are intertwined. Although Mr Rouhani did not mention President Trump by name, it was clear given earlier remarks who he was speaking about. "We are not...

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  • Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE, researchers say
Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE, researchers say

Attorney Jose Baez said that Boston University scientists said that he had one of the most severe cases of the neurological impairment CTE that they have ever seen. Attorneys who represented Aaron Hernandez in his double-murder trial will announce today the results of a study performed on the former New England Patriot's brain after his jailh...

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  • Senior Le Pen aide quits France's National Front
Senior Le Pen aide quits France's National Front

He left the party a day after Le Pen stripped him of his strategic role, leaving him in what he saw as a largely symbolic post of vice president. "They told me that I was the vice president of nothing", Philippot, who is a member of the European Parliament, told France 2 .

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  • Man Holding Stick Shot Dead By Oklahoma City Cop
Man Holding Stick Shot Dead By Oklahoma City Cop

Police Lt. Matthew Lindsey arrived at the location identified by the witness and found a green truck allegedly matching the description from the accident parked there. In a press conference on Wednesday morning, Police Capt. Guebara said Sanchez, whose name she didn't have the foggiest idea, composed notes to speak with her and her significant ...

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  • South Africa to host first ever 4-day day-night Test match
South Africa to host first ever 4-day day-night Test match

The day-night match has yet to be granted test status by the International Cricket Council but there are precedents for contests in the longest format of the game being played over three, four and six days as well as the usual five. According to The Times , 77.1 per cent of test matches in the 1980s went into the fifth day but that figure has dr...

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  • What Can Be Done About North Korea?
What Can Be Done About North Korea?

Monday's flyovers over the Korean Peninsula involved two B-1Bs and four F-35Bs from the US military and four F-15K fighter jets from South Korea, according to the South Korean and USA militaries. Pyongyang will celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the foundation of the Workers' Party of Korea on October 10, and experts in South Korea, the United State...

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  • Negotiating with North Korea is a trap, Abe warns UN
Negotiating with North Korea is a trap, Abe warns UN

Mr Abe said diplomatic attempts to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear aspirations have failed over two decades. "Again and again, attempts to resolve issues through dialogue have all come to naught". Head strong North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that continued sanctions on Pyongyang will only amount to increased "pace towards the...

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  • S.Korea to send N.Korea aid amid tensions
S.Korea to send N.Korea aid amid tensions

The ministry, which oversees cross-border relations, said humanitarian aid to impoverished North Korea should remain unaffected by rising political tensions on the peninsula. Moon's conservative predecessor Park Geun-hye halted humanitarian aid to North Korea after the regime conducted a nuclear test in January 2016. The Japanese prime minister...

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  • South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea
South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea

Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea speaks during the 72nd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in NY on September 21,2017. "We have consistently said we would pursue humanitarian aid for North Korea in consideration of the poor conditions children and pregnant women are in there, apart from political issues", said Unification ...

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  • Zuckerberg says Facebook can't catch everything
Zuckerberg says Facebook can't catch everything

The adverts had spread controversial views on topics such as immigration, LGBT rights and race and had promoted 470 "inauthentic" pages and accounts that Facebook later suspended, according to the company. "We may find more, and if we do, we will continue to work with the government", said Zuckerberg. "We're looking to foreign actors, including a...

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  • FO says India involved in funding anti-state activities against Pakistan
FO says India involved in funding anti-state activities against Pakistan

To a query regarding the recent anti-Pakistan posters campaign in Geneva, Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan would continue to work with the United Nations and its member states to ensure that no individual or organization was given space for such vicious activities.

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  • Pelosi Praises Dreamers' Parents, Says They 'Did A Great Thing'
Pelosi Praises Dreamers' Parents, Says They 'Did A Great Thing'

DACA provides a work permit and temporary reprieve from deportation for youth brought to the U.S.as children without legal permission, if they meet certain criteria. "You don't know what you're taking about", a visibly upset Pelosi responded. When the Democratic minority leaders of the Senate and House emerged from the White House last week , ...

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  • 'Nonsense!' Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt RIPS into Boris over European Union 'split allegiance' claim
'Nonsense!' Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt RIPS into Boris over European Union 'split allegiance' claim

After a meeting with the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar, Verhofstadt addressed members of both houses of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament). "In this case I would think it wise for the European Council to postpone this point to its December meeting". The Brexit coordinator said that a new resolution that will be adopted in early Oct...

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  • South korea approves $8m aid package for the North
South korea approves $8m aid package for the North

North Korea is expected to be a main talking point at the UN General Assembly in NY this week. The Guardian: Latest North Korea missile test ends South's talk of engagement - "For some diplomats there is a fear that mounting sanctions are not deterring Kim, and are only incentivising him to speed up his programme".

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  • Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis
Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis

Bangladesh has been struggling for rehabilitation and relief distribution for the refugees who fled new wave of violence in Myanmar as Burmese military launched offensive against suspected Rohingya insurgents to respond to a "coordinated attack" on security forces.

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  • 1st U.S. military base in Israel unveiled to curb Iran
1st U.S. military base in Israel unveiled to curb Iran

The remotely piloted vehicle, intended for intelligence gathering missions, was identified as it took off from Damascus International Airport. It also was not clear whether the drone was meant to enter Israeli-controlled airspace or had accidentally approached it.

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  • Yadav snares hat-trick in Australia ODI
Yadav snares hat-trick in Australia ODI

Smith would play his 100th ODI on Thursday and he spoke about his evolution as a white-ball cricketer. Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar had added 33 in 51 balls when rain came down, with India 237 for 6 in 47.4 overs. He has recorded 30 ODI hundreds and 45 fifties. "We knew if we don't take wickets, it is going to be hard with the outfiel...

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  • HISTORIC: For First Time, US Military Opens Permanent Army Base in Israel
HISTORIC: For First Time, US Military Opens Permanent Army Base in Israel

Israeli army sources said that cooperation between the Israeli Air Force and the US Army has been routine. "This is the first time that we have an American flag flying in an IDF base", Haimovitch said following the inauguration ceremony attended by American officials, including the American Defense Attaché.

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  • Mumbai rains: Situation will improve from now on, says Met Dept
Mumbai rains: Situation will improve from now on, says Met Dept

Fortunately, no deaths or damage have been reported so far. Schools and colleges in the metropolitan area were ordered shut by Mr Vinod Tawde , the Education Minister for Maharashtra state, of which Mumbai is the capital. Fewer people were seen travelling by trains and public transport today as they preferred to remain indoors following the fo...

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  • The Paris Agreement - main page
The Paris Agreement - main page

Another White House official said: "We are withdrawing from the Paris Agreement unless we can re-engage on terms more favorable to the United States". This week the U.S. appeared to, once again, flipflop on another major policy decision though, when Secretary of state Rex Tillerson and national security adviser HR McMaster told the press th...

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