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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. He also insisted the US should "use whatever lawful methods are available" to get information from the Afghan immigrant arrested in this weekend's bombings.
  • Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia

    Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia

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    Pentagon chief Ashton Carter has criticised the "deeply troubling" remarks by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, in which he likened his deadly war on crime to Hitler's efforts to exterminate Jews. "That's something that we continue to discuss with the Philippines government", he said . The official also said that the U.S. will continue to fly and operate near territory claimed by China, and will perform more freedom of navigation operations in the future.
  • Syrian army, rebels wage fierce battles north of Aleppo city

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    But numerous more moderate rebel groups that the USA backs have formed a strategic alliance with the more powerful Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and now fight alongside it. Fighting intensified a week into a new Russian-backed government offensive to capture all of Syria's largest city and crush the last remaining urban stronghold of the rebellion.
  • Supreme Court to hear challenge over offensive trademarks

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    In 2015, the Washington federal appeals court found the Lanham Act's provision for disparagement unconstitutional. Rock bands often find themselves falling foul of the law for a variety of reasons, but it is extremely rare for one to find itself at the heart of a case taken up by the US Supreme Court, which resumes work after its holidays on Monday.
  • Aleppo bombers will have to 'answer before God': Pope

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    Francis said at his public audience Wednesday in St. Peter's Square that he's "united in suffering through prayer and spiritual closeness" to Aleppo's people. After a ceasefire collapsed last week, rebel-held areas of Aleppo were heavily bombarded again, in what has been reported to be one of the worst attacks of the more than five-year war.
  • Inexperienced Southgate given 1st shot at vacant England job

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    Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate is in pole position having been handed the reins for the next four games, but the Football Association are sure to assess other options having allowed themselves time to ponder the landscape. "(But) of course I'm privileged and proud to be in that small group that is going to be linked with it, that I'm not going to shy away from". "Unfortunately, it was an error of judgement on my behalf and I've paid the consequences".
  • Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

    Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

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    Typhoon Megi had weakened to a tropical storm after hitting the coastal city of Quanzhou in Fujian, packing winds of up to 118 km/h, China's National Meteorological Centre said. The Central News Agency said a bus was bowled over by winds on a highway in the center of the island, injuring three Japanese tourists. More than 130,000 homes lost power at some point on Tuesday as the typhoon began to batter the island.
  • Philippines military alliance 'ironclad' - Pentagon chief

    Philippines military alliance 'ironclad' - Pentagon chief

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    The U.S. will spend more and devote more of its newest assets to the Pacific in the next phase of the rebalance of forces to the Asia-Pacific region to reassure allies and keep China at bay, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday . Through a "landmark" recent agreement, "the United States is supporting the modernization of the Philippine Armed Forces", he said. In early September, President Barack Obama canceled a meeting with Duterte after the Philippine leader publicly called him a ...
  • United Kingdom second quarter growth revised upwards to 0.7% by ONS

    United Kingdom second quarter growth revised upwards to 0.7% by ONS

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    The overall economy in the three months to the end of June was revised upwards by the ONS from the previous estimate of 0.6 per cent to 0.7 per cent. Today's strong post-referendum services data is likely to re-inforce that trend. John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, said: "Today's data confirmed the generally favourable picture of how the United Kingdom economy evolved immediately before and after the Brexit vote".
  • Ken Clarke says Theresa May's Government doesn't have 'first idea' on Brexit

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    David Davis , secretary of state for exiting the European Union, has said that the department will need to take on at least an additional 320 staff, making a total of around 400. It is understood that Conservatives from the pro-remain wing of the party are planning to put pressure on the government over Brexit during the four-day conference by calling for a more concrete plans, especially to allay business worries.
  • India conducts surgical strikes against terrorists in PoK

    India conducts surgical strikes against terrorists in PoK

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    China has so far persisted with its established formulation that India and Pakistan need to talk directly to resolve their differences, including Jammu and Kashmir. On Thursday, Lodhi met with New Zealand's UN Ambassador Gerard van Bohemen, who is the current president of the 15-member Security Council and urged him to informally brief the body on the escalating tension along the border, Radio Pakistan reported.
  • In Post-Debate Interview, Trump Again Criticizes Pageant-Winner's Weight

    In Post-Debate Interview, Trump Again Criticizes Pageant-Winner's Weight

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    Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton , brought up Machado in Monday's presidential debate as an example of what she said were his disparaging comments about women. "He'd tell me 'You look ugly, ' or 'You look fat, '" she says. Months after Machado won the Miss Universe crown, she had put on some weight, and Trump had been the constant reminder of how she wished she had not won instead.
  • As Bugti seeks asylum in India, Pak calls for Baloch leader's extradition

    As Bugti seeks asylum in India, Pak calls for Baloch leader's extradition

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    Indian bloggers report that Indian Home Ministry official believes that over dependence on founder of Baloch Republican Army Brahamdagh Khan Bugti is not working. Many protesters, mostly American Friends of Balochistan activists and Indian-Americans, carried placards highlighting the oppression of minorities, women and children in Pakistan and urged the U.S.
  • Arizona Newspaper Breaks With Tradition, Backs Clinton

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    Moreover, the daily said that " Clinton knows how to compromise and to lead with intelligence, decorum and perspective". Clinton has the temperament and experience to be president. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event September 21, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. At least a dozen major American newspapers have endorsed Mrs.
  • Saudi Arabia could cut anti-terror ties over USA law

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    Saudi Arabia, which is strongly against the legislation, has denied any role in the 9/11 attacks. JASTA allows attack survivors and relatives of victims to pursue cases against foreign governments in USA federal court and to demand compensation if such governments are proven to bear some responsibility for attacks on American soil.
  • This might determine whether you like the Supreme Court or not

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    The musician, in a court brief , said his choice of the name followed a tradition "in which members of minority groups have reclaimed terms that were once directed at them as insults and turned them outward as badges of pride". If the lower-court ruling stands, the government couldn't "refuse registration as a trademark of even the most vile racial epithet", the U.S. Solicitor General's office said in a court brief.
  • Sen. Rand Paul demands vote on arms sale to Saudis

    Sen. Rand Paul demands vote on arms sale to Saudis

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    Their attempts have failed, however, because of a 1976 law that grants foreign governments immunity from litigation in USA courts. The US says it is only playing a consultative role in the conflict, which has killed over 10,000 people and displaced more than 3 million others.