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  • United Nations inquiry finds that ISIS, Assad used chemical weapons against civilians

    United Nations inquiry finds that ISIS, Assad used chemical weapons against civilians

    It determined responsibility in three cases, said three attacks pointed towards government responsibility but were not conclusive, and described three others as inconclusive. The report's revelations come weeks before another United Nations report is expected to confirm chlorine gas use by the Syrian regime. Security Council has claimed that terrorist group ISIS and the Syrian Government have used chemicals weapons against civilians in the country.

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  • Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

    While he's consistently said that criminals - or as he called them on Thursday "bad dudes" - will be deported nearly instantly, he contradicted himself on the logistics of deporting 11 million people in the same CNN interview. Lopez noted that happened as large numbers of immigrants settled in the US and had children. Immigration has created complications for both parties.

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  • Photos from London's Protest Against the French Burkini Ban

    United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric says the decision by a top court in France to overrule a town's burkini ban was a welcome development. Some 64% of 1,001 people polled by the French opinion research firm Ifop from August 22 to 24 were opposed to allowing burkinis at public beaches.

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  • Syrian rebels prepare attack from Turkey on Islamic State town

    Syrian rebels prepare attack from Turkey on Islamic State town

    Ankara had previously suggested any failure to deliver Gulen would severely damage bilateral ties and Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said it was up to Washington to extradite him to prevent "anti-US feeling" in Turkey turning into "hate". "This information is not correct, but if necessary the Incirlik base could be used", Yildirim told reporters, answering a question about Moscow's alleged request for use of the base, Sputnik News reported.

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  • Road to Yellowstone National Park entrance closed by fire

    Road to Yellowstone National Park entrance closed by fire

    A wildfire that has destroyed 45 homes on California's central coast continues to grow and more residents are being warned to get ready to evacuate. Eighty miles up the coast, California's biggest fire grew to almost 135 square miles in rugged wilderness coast along Highway 1 north of Big Sur.

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  • Kashmir : CM Mehbooba Mufti assures traders and transporters adequate security

    Kashmir : CM Mehbooba Mufti assures traders and transporters adequate security

    Protests in the valley that began after security forces gunned down Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani have left over 56 dead and 4000 injured. Pakistan's Punjab Province Assembly today adopted a resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on Balochistan and Gilgit-Biltistan and asked the federal government to take up the issue at global fora, including the UN.

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  • One dead after bomb blast in Thailand

    One dead after bomb blast in Thailand

    The Daily Mail has reported that one person has been killed and more than a dozen have been injured. Pictures show the burnt-out remains of a building with a fire still raging inside. The bombs were planted in vehicles parked at two different hotels in the southern beach town of Pattani. In its travel guidance, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said there is a "high threat" from terrorism in the country.

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  • North Korea Built a Glorious Netflix Clone for Their Citizens

    North Korea Built a Glorious Netflix Clone for Their Citizens

    It's believed that only 12% of North Koreans have access to the Internet and that there are a total of ZERO secure servers in North Korea . North Korea has a population of around 25 million, but it's been suggested that only a tiny portion of its citizens-including officials and those granted special permission-currently have Internet access.

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  • White House insists payment to Iran was not ransom

    White House insists payment to Iran was not ransom

    Clinton has opened a lead over Donald Trump nationally, and in several battleground states, since the national political conventions last month. Republicans contend that the money, which the USA owed the Iranian government over an arms deal that fell apart in the 1970s, was "ransom" because the Americans didn't fork it over until four American hostages were freed, including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian.

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  • Ramen Has Become a Prized Prison Currency

    Ramen Has Become a Prized Prison Currency

    Prison food is apparently so bad that prisoners are now trading ramen noodles as currency. He went on: "Because it is cheap, tasty, and rich in calories, ramen has become so valuable that it is used to exchange for other goods". It's sad but true'. Inmates get two meals a day on Saturday and Sunday, which has lead to an increasing black market for extra food. Corrections expenditures in the USA have not kept up with the ballooning state prison population, which grew 343 percent from ...

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  • Yemen rebels used talks to rearm: Coalition

    Monday, MSF decried the "tragic consequences" of the attack on a "fully functional hospital full of patients", saying it was the fourth such attack against an MSF facility in the past 12 months. Yemen has seen nearly daily military attacks by Saudi Arabia since late March 2015, with internal sources putting the toll from the bloody aggression at about 10,000.

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  • Scarborough Sixth Form celebrates impressive A level results

    Scarborough Sixth Form celebrates impressive A level results

    At Sir John Talbot's Sixth Form there was a pass rate of over 95%, with both Chemistry and Art having 100% of students achieving A*to B and overall 63% of students achieved at least one A* to B. It is the annual day for tears of either joy or devastation as the long summer wait for A-level results came to an end. The Deanery Sixth Form celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate in 31 out of 32 subjects.

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  • Wisconsin girl pleads 'mental defect' in Slender Man attack

    Wisconsin girl pleads 'mental defect' in Slender Man attack

    The two defendants, now aged 14, are being tried for attempted murder as adults after losing an appeal and face decades in jail if convicted. If she's deemed mentally fit, she could serve up to 40 years in prison. Their lawyers argued that the case be heard in juvenile court as both teenagers were suffering from mental illness. Police captured Geyser and the other girl on Waukesha's outskirts later that day.

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  • French Jew stabbed in suspected anti-Semitic attack

    French Jew stabbed in suspected anti-Semitic attack

    Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel, 84, was slaughtered by two Islamists who stormed a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen, and slit his throat in July. Chalom Levy , 62, said "God saved me" after he was knifed near his home in Strasbourg . A Strasbourg police spokesman who wasn't authorized to be publicly named said the attacker was immediately arrested , and the victim was not seriously hurt in Friday's incident.

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  • JTIC Brief: Thailand bombings mark major shift in southern separatist strategy

    JTIC Brief: Thailand bombings mark major shift in southern separatist strategy

    They told a news conference that several people have been detained by the military for questioning, but declined to provide details. Some analysts said it was the work of Muslim rebels waging a long-running insurgency in Thailand's southern tip, but Thai officials have dismissed that theory and also ruled out worldwide terrorist groups, insisting the bombings were acts of "local sabotage".

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  • USA says $400M payment to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners

    Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton said that the report confirmed "what many of us have suspected all along: the $400 million payment to Iran was a ransom payment for four Americans unlawfully held by the ayatollahs". The transfer naturally caught the attention of the media owing to its illicit appearance, having taken the form of stacks of Swiss francs and other foreign currency obtained by the U.S.

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  • Biden on Trump: 'He woulda loved Stalin'

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump can not be trusted with the codes that would unleash the American nuclear arsenal, Vice President Joseph R. "On every issue that matters most to our security, Donald Trump has no clue what it takes to lead this great country". "And the American dream is big enough for everyone to share in its promise".

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  • By Many Measures, Milwaukee Is Toughest U.S. City For Black People

    Clinton's tenure at the State Department will also be a focus of the speech, with Trump planning to cite examples of foreign nationalists allowed into the country who were later connected with terrorism, according to a campaign aide. Pennsylvania's attorney general was convicted of 9 charges related to her leaking grand jury information about a political rival and then lying about it.

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  • Cabrera leaves Tigers-Royals game with biceps injury

    Kennedy tossed 6 2/3 strong innings to collect his first victory since June 26, and the suddenly resurgent Royals edged the Detroit Tigers 3-1on Monday at Comerica Park. In two starts against Detroit this season, Kennedy has a loss and a no-decision despite allowing a combined three earned runs. PHOENIX - Welington Castillo, just back from a six-day leave due to complications with the birth of his son, matched his career high of four hits to lead Arizona over NY.

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