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A top South Korean defense official admitted this week that Seoul has a plan in place to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. They have sat down in Singapore, Berlin, Beijing and elsewhere to discuss everything from the details of North Korea's nuclear program to concerns about the effects of worldwide trade sanctions on Pyongyang.
  • Asia report: Markets mostly lower ahead of United States debate

    Asia report: Markets mostly lower ahead of United States debate

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    Households held 920 trillion yen ($9.1 trillion) of their assets in cash or deposits at the end of the quarter through June, the second-highest level on record, a report by the Bank of Japan showed Monday. "Unlike short-term rates, central banks can not completely control long-term rate moves", Kuroda said. He reportedly added that the pace of government bond buying by the central bank may vary under its newly introduced " yield curve control ", but that there would be no policy implications ...
  • Mall shooting suspect confesses to slayings, documents say

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    Cetin was taken into custody without incident Saturday evening after police spotted him near his home in Oak Harbor, about 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Burlington. Arcan Cetin is suspected of killing four women and a man Friday night at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington. Cetin's mother identified him from surveillance images of the suspect that were distributed after the shooting, according to court documents.
  • Developers of Israel's Leviathan gas field sign $10 bln Jordan ex

    Developers of Israel's Leviathan gas field sign $10 bln Jordan ex

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    The Leviathan gas field is schedule to begin operating in only about four years. The development was announced against the backdrop of a decision by Israeli anti-trust commissioner David Gilo, who announced that he was rescinding an agreement reached with Noble Energy and Delek Group in March that would have allowed the two companies to retain majority stakes in Israel's two biggest gas fields, Tamar and Leviathan.
  • 'Dragon Slayer' Islam Slimani must merit nickname versus Porto - Claudio Ranieri

    'Dragon Slayer' Islam Slimani must merit nickname versus Porto - Claudio Ranieri

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    Referees have been told to stamp down on holding and grappling in the box this season and while Ranieri insisted it is not a new rule, he admitted his players are now scared about conceding penalties. Credit to us how we played out there. The England worldwide would have hoped for more goals given the way last season went, and maybe a big performance on Tuesday is what's required to get him back scoring regularly.
  • Putin's party wins solid victory in parliamentary poll

    Putin's party wins solid victory in parliamentary poll

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    Second is the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) with 13.53%, followed by the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (13.28%) and leftist A Just Russia (6.19%). The party led by Alexei Navalny, who led the demonstrations, was barred from this year's election early on. Statistical evidence proves that nearly half of the recorded votes for United Russia - the current ruling political party - in the country's recent election were actually fraudulent.
  • Reflective Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia

    Reflective Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia

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    Clinton is now taking antibiotics to help her recover from the illness and is planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday. Clinton's campaign responded with a new letter from her doctor Wednesday declaring her "fit to serve" as president and recovering well from her recent illness.
  • 5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at Illinois party

    5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at Illinois party

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    They were bystanders caught in a senseless act of violence. Unconfirmed reports stated that at least two of the injured had succumbed to their wounds. The people who were shot were not involved in the fight. He just happened to be walking by when the shots were fired. Almost an hour after the IL shooting, six people were injured in a stabbing attack in Boston, Massachusetts, police said.
  • Lawmakers vow to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill

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    The legislation gives victims' families the right to sue in USA court for any role that elements of the Saudi government may have played in the 2001 attacks that killed thousands in NY, the Washington, D.C., area and Pennsylvania. The bill passed the House and Senate without any dissents, but since that time several lawmakers have expressed misgivings with the measure - echoing the concerns voiced by the White House.
  • Cruz throws his support to Trump's campaign at last

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    Mr Cruz wrote on Facebook: "After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump ". One issue that some have raised was that of Trump's vicious attacks on Cruz's wife Heidi and his father during the primaries. The Texas senator released nine years of his returns, while Trump has refused to release any.
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    Clinton campaign says Trump could have "low bar" at debate

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    Bill O'Reilly then asked Trump if he was comfortable with the moderators of the second presidential debate, which will be a town hall format. On the campaign trail, Trump has said little about his plans for the debate. Trump voters are slightly more enthusiastic about the election, 78 percent versus 75 percent of Clinton voters, the poll found , but 68 percent of Clinton supporters said they will "definitely" vote for her, 2 points higher than among Trump voters.
  • Man convicted in 1st wife's murder charged in deaths of 4 kids

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    He used a hose and duct tape to redirect the exhaust into the vehicle and killed the couple's two girls, 4-year-old Kaleigh Green , and 5-year-old Koi Green , with carbon monoxide , according to police . Petri said that police had not received any prior calls from the residence that he is aware of. She was reportedly denied a personal protection order against her husband.
  • Gabon court rejects opposition challenge to presidential poll res

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    The court is expected to rule Friday on a challenge brought by opposition candidate Jean Ping, who accuses Bongo of fraud. Following the court ruling, President Bongo called for a "political dialogue" with the opposition. A European Union elections observer mission stated it had uncovered anomalies in the province's results. Ping has made clear he believes Bongo has the court in his pocket, referring to it as "the Tower of Pisa that always leans the same way".
  • UN Says One Million South Sudanese Have Now Fled War-Torn Nation

    UN Says One Million South Sudanese Have Now Fled War-Torn Nation

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    The world's youngest nation, South Sudan, has achieved the least-wanted target. Apart from threats to close the border, Sudanese officials are also threatening to stop humanitarian assistance to the south. On Thursday the United States threatened to push for an arms embargo against the Juba government should it block the formation of the force. About 300 people a week have been crossing into Kenya, which now has over 90,000 South Sudanese refugees.
  • USA delivers show of force in South Korea

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    The flyby comes only a week after a pair of B-1B Lancers flew over South Korea days after the North conducted its fifth nuclear test. The United States flew two B-1 bombers on September 13 escorted by USA and South Korean fighter jets in a show of solidarity with Seoul .
  • China announces it will lift ban on U.S. beef

    China announces it will lift ban on U.S. beef

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    China imposed a ban on USA beef after the U.S. reported its first confirmed case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in 2003. China has conditionally lifted an import ban on some shipments of US boneless beef and beef on the bone, and will also ease restrictions on Canadian beef, the Asian nation's agriculture ministry and its premier said on Thursday.