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Spain's Socialists oust party leader in bid to end deadlock

This could unblock the political paralysis in Spain, which has been without a fully-functioning executive for more than nine months as rivals have failed to agree on a government following two elections in which none of the main parties won an absolute majority.

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Alabama chief justice waits for judgment day on keeping job

Moore could be removed from the bench for the second time i. Moore has held controversial religious positions for decades ― and gotten in trouble for them. "He urged defiance, not compliance", Pate said. But, he said, it "is an act by a judge with an agenda". Moore said he was merely providing a status update to Alabama's 68 probate judges.

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Pakistan to Inform UNSC over India's 'Surgical Strikes'

Singh said the operations were over and India has no plans for more strikes. "We have offered funeral prayers in absentia of our fearless soldiers who were martyred yesterday by Indian provocation at #LOC". White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that the United States expected Pakistan "to combat and de-legitimise" United Nations-designated terrorists .

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Former Miss Universe insulted by Trump steps up for Clinton

After the debate, Clinton's campaign quickly released a web video detailing Machado's story , portraying her as a mortified pageant victor whom Trump called "fat" or "ugly" and who was blindsided by reporters Trump invited to watch her work out.

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Tulsa police officer charged with manslaughter

During the first few days of the incident, Crutcher's family demanded that the officer responsible for his death face criminal charges. In this image taken from video, The Rev. Crutcher was wearing "baggy clothes" but Shelby "was not able to see any weapons or bulges indicating a weapon was present", the affidavit states.

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Afghan Official Alleges Civilian Casualties In US Drone Strike

A local lawmaker told The Associated Press that 13 civilians were killed. He said allegations of civilian casualties were being investigated. The U.S. Cleveland said officials were "continuing to look into these allegations and will provide additional information as appropriate". Civilians casualties in USA air strikes have always been a source of friction between the Afghan government and Western allies fighting the Taliban-led insurgency since 2001.

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Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown

The first filter, which went live Monday, says "Donald J. Trump vs. crooked Hillary" under a heading that reads "Debate Day". The commission has made it clear they would rather not have the moderators fact-checking candidates, while the Clinton campaign has been insistent on declaring that Trump shouldn't be able to get away with "lies".

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Israeli consortium signs gas deal with Jordan

In addition, they mentioned that the gas deal will enable their companies to continue to develop the gas field. Noble now expects to deliver its first gas from the field in 2019 or 2020, it said. The firms in 2014 signed a letter of intent to sell roughly 1.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas to Jordan'sNational Electric Power Co. over 15 years from Leviathan.

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Explosion hits Turkish army convoy in Kurdish southeast, 8 hurt

The Turkish military has launched an operation into the Syrian territory to attack positions of the Kurdish group known as the YPG, which Ankara says is connected to the PKK. Four PKK militants were killed in clashes elsewhere in the mainly Kurdish region, the security sources said on condition of anonymity. Fighting between the PKK and Turkey's security forces resumed a year ago after a fragile peace process collapsed.

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Documents: Mall shooting suspect confessed

Cetin, 20, is expected to make his first court appearance Monday morning. Cetin is being held on $2 million bail. If it doesn't, each charges carries a maximum penalty of life in prison. Sheriff's Lt. Mike Hawley said he spotted Cetin Saturday from a patrol auto and immediately recognized him as the suspect in the shooting rampage.

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Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse

It reported further security sources had told The Jordan Times the man was known as an extremist. Hattar's family held the Jordanian government and its Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki accountable for the killing of Nahed especially that he had previously received several threats, revealed Hattar's relative Saad Hattar.

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Model Gigi Hadid Manhandled in Milan

The supermodel was targeted by former Ukrainian TV reporter Vitalii Sediuk, who approached her from behind in Milan and lifted her off the ground. Model Gigi Hadid has disputed reports suggesting she elbowed a fan in the face, insisting a prankster "manhandled" her.

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Bill Clinton's ex-lover accepts Trump's invitation to attend debate

Not one to shy away from a mudslinging fight, Trump tweeted saying that he would invite Gennifer Flowers to sit alongside Cuban. In response to Trump's threat to seat Flowers next to him, Cuban on Saturday fired back. Roughly four in 10 said they were voting for Clinton based on her qualities, while 30 percent said they were choosing her because they want to stop Trump.

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Wentz long way from matching Big Ben's rookie season

The Eagles are riding high off two easy wins behind their rookie quarterback Carson Wentz . While they had some good chances in their games against Washington and the Cincinnati Bengals - Washington QB Kirk Cousins was sacked twice against the Dallas Cowboys and Bengals QB Andy Dalton was sacked seven times against the New York Jets - the pressure from Pittsburgh's defensive line just wasn't there.

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5 charts that predict the Fed's intentions on interest-rate hikes

Core inflation is tipped to hit 2% in 2018, after running at 1.7% this year and 1.8% in 2017. And perhaps most critical for some Fed officials, inflation has yet to make significant progress in rising toward the central bank's 2 percent target range.

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Gabon Opposition Candidate Decries High Court Ruling

The Court will decide on whether there are grounds to overturn the result declared on 31 August that showed incumbent Ali Bongo had won by less than 6,000 votes, scoring 49.8% to Ping's 48.23%. would be to expose installations to all kinds of risks". "We just don't know". It was said to have a 99.93 percent voter turnout. The court partially changed the results of the bitterly-fought election, giving President Bongo 50.66% of the vote and Mr Ping 47.24%.

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Nawaz Sharif consults Pakistan Army Chief over Kashmir

He, nevertheless, said talks between the two nations could not succeed till resolution of the Kashmir issue. The treaty is very generous towards Pakistan, which has been showing its gratiyude to India's munificence by launching terror attacks.

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Former British leader David Cameron to leave Parliament

He had stepped down as Prime Minister the morning of the 24 June European Union referendum result after it became clear he had accidentally taken Britain out of the bloc. A lawmaker since 2001, he became Conservative Party leader in 2005 and prime minister in 2010. In his remarks, Cameron stated that he fully supports Theresa May as the new PM and wishes her good luck in carrying out the voters' mandate to extricate Britain from the 28-nation European Union bloc.

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US, Japan, SKorea condemn nuke test by North Korea

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho is likely to defend the country's much decried nuclear program through a speech at the assembly this Saturday. The blast was in defiance of United Nations sanctions that were tightened in March. "China needs North Korea to counter the United States". It is believed North Korea still receives petroleum through a pipeline connecting it with China.

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Greece rejects asylum requests of three Turkish soldiers

While immigration authorities are responsible for asylum applications, it is up to Greek courts to decide Turkey's extradition request. The president also accused the European Union of not keeping its promises over Turkey's decades-long efforts to join the trading bloc.

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Activists protest Dakota pipeline at Sunoco's Newtown Square HQ

He addressed the 47-member body in a two-minute address on Tuesday in which he condemned the destruction of sacred sites the pipeline company has already caused as well as the future environmental and cultural threats the completed " enormous " pipeline would pose, and said and the US government has "failed to our sovereign rights".

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Saudi Arabia Pledges $75M More to Support Refugees

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister today met the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Dr Abdullah bin Abdulmalik Al Al-Shaikh, at Riffa Palace.

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Siddaramaiah terms SC order on Cauvery 'unimplementable, calls meeting on Wednesday

The Supreme Court order reportedly came after a tough war of words between counsel appearing for both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Hundreds of passengers are forced to walk from the border area. Farmers reportedly blocked Mysuru-Bengaluru highway, reported ToI. The services would be resumed on Wednesday if no untoward incidents happen on Tuesday.

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No serious Brexit talks until end of 2017, says Herman van Rompuy

European Council president Donald Tusk told reporters at the Bratislava summit on Friday that United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May told him that " it was nearly impossible to trigger article 50 this year but it's quite likely that they will be ready, maybe in January, maybe in February, next year".

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British envoy to Saudi Arabia converts to Islam, performs Haj

Britain's first diplomat to convert to Islam was Abdullah William Quilliam, who served as a 19th century ambassador to the Ottoman Empire. Simon Collis with his wife Huda in Makkah. Mr Collis tweeted in Arabic that after living among Muslim cultures for thirty years he had converted to Islam prior to his marriage. Muslims from across the world have made the journey to Islam's holiest site - Mecca, in Saudi Arabia - but one had less ground to cover than most.

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Hillary Clinton doctor says she is 'fit to serve'

Her campaign later revealed she was fighting pneumonia. Clinton has failed to provide the public access to her full medical records, but her opponent 70-year-old Donald Trump has been even more opaque even though he would be the oldest first-term president ever elected.

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Workers strike across India to protest economic reforms

There has been no affect on availability of power supply or water supply. But mining operations were affected. Though train services have been totally disrupted, the State Government provided police escort to people who were going to the airport.

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Trump Drops 15% Rate for Hedge Funds, Partnerships in Tax Plan

Donald Trump says his plans would boost economic growth to 3.5% a year on average - a level not seen in more than 10 years. It is customary for USA presidential candidates to show the public their personal tax returns, but Trump has refused to do so, citing an ongoing IRS audit ."We have entire countries in that region of the world and territories that have been compromised by terrorism".

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Jamie Vardy hails "perfect start" to Champions League for Leicester City

Only two of the 13 clubs that lost their opening fixtures last season went through - Arsenal and Manchester City. Leicester enjoyed such dominance that manager Claudio Ranieri substituted both strikers with 20 minutes remaining. Reflecting on the game as a whole, Ranieri added: "It was an important win for us, after the Liverpool defeat". We showed exactly what we can do. "We started well, and that gives us confidence".

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Former Israeli President And Prime Minister Shimon Peres Hospitalized

The 93-year-old, who also served as Israel's President, sustained a large brain haemorrhage and was in an induced coma at Tel Hasher Hospital near Tel Aviv, according to local media. The doctor had successfully implanted a pacemaker for Peres a week ago. Peres was diagnosed in July with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm.