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India summons Pak envoy over Uri attack India summons Pak envoy over Uri attack
- September 25, 2016

India has blamed Pakistan for engineering and fuelling the unrest. Sunday's attack was "part of a trail of continuous flow of terrorists trained and armed by our neighbor", she said, accusing Pakistan of being a "terrorist state", financing, training and supporting terror groups, sometimes with interntional aid money. (more...)
Video of deadly encounter between Charlotte police, Keith Lamont Scott posted online Video of deadly encounter between Charlotte police, Keith Lamont Scott posted online
- September 25, 2016

Before gunfire erupts, police repeatedly tell Scott to drop a gun. "He has no weapon - don't shoot him!" . He has no weapon. That's when officer Brentley Vinson, who is also black, fatally shot him. 20), the family had said Scott was reading a book while waiting for his son to be dropped off from school when he was approached by police. He has been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation into Scott's death is ongoing, according to Police Chief Kerr Putney. (more...)
US official says THAAD not negotiable in North Korea sanctions push US official says THAAD not negotiable in North Korea sanctions push
- September 25, 2016

He accused the United States and South Korea of conducting massive "nuclear war exercises" aimed at "decapitation" of the North Korean leadership and occupation of its capital Pyongyang, while a call a year ago by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to replace the 1953 Korean War armistice with a peace agreement had been ignored. (more...)
Clinton's ahead in NY, but not by enough
- September 25, 2016

Both candidates on Monday thanked law enforcement and first responders who raced toward blast sites in New York City and New Jersey and captured the suspected bomber. Voters broke almost evenly about which candidate would be better with economic issues and gave former Secretary of State Clinton the nod on handing foreign policy. (more...)
India rejects Pakistan's offer to enter into a serious dialogue India rejects Pakistan's offer to enter into a serious dialogue
- September 25, 2016

He said that the demarche underlined that Uri was the latest, in a series of attack, that have emanated from Pakistan. "What we see in Pakistan.is a terrorist state, which channelizes billions of dollars, much of it diverted from worldwide aid, to training, financing and supporting terrorist groups as militant proxies against it neighbours", she said. (more...)
Hyderabad: 17 dead; Army deployed in rain-affected areas, NDRF on standby
- September 25, 2016

Death toll in rain related mishaps in the two Telugu States over the last four days has mounted to 27 as more deaths were reported from the worst affected Medak district. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has asked the officials to estimate the losses to public and private properties caused due to the unusual heavy rains lashing the state since the last few days. (more...)
National poll: Clinton leads Trump by 6 ahead of debate
- September 25, 2016

Most analysts called him on it. Margot McKee, a widowed real estate agency from West Chester, Pennsylvania, who is registered as a Republican, voted for Trump in the state's primary in April. "It can be unsafe", Trump said last month. If Clinton's essential problem is a lack of trustworthiness, the idea that Monday night is some kind of a performance for which she must be prepped and scripted is the very definition of unhelpful. (more...)
Sacramento, California Mayor Johnson hit in the face with a pie
- September 25, 2016

Thompson was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for "minor injuries", police said. Johnson, a former National Basketball Association star responded and Thompson, a community activist, was quickly arrested by Sacramento Police. (more...)
Suspect in WA mall shooting arrested
- September 25, 2016

The mayor urged residents with possible leads to come forward "to help get that son of a bitch who did this to our community". The shooter had walked in without a weapon, and appeared on security cameras about 10 minutes later with a rifle, said Cammock. (more...)
China's Li calls for 'win-win' cooperation with Canada China's Li calls for 'win-win' cooperation with Canada
- September 25, 2016

China is Canada's second-largest trading partner after the United States, with trade previous year exceeding CA$85 billion (US$ 65 billion ). "We've found a predictable, science-based and stable solution to ensure access to the Chinese market by Canadian canola exporter through early 2020", Trudeau said Thursday. (more...)
Gabon opposition chief slams election court ruling
- September 25, 2016

Libreville's almost empty streets were under the watch of a heavy police and military presence on Saturday after the court ruling. Checkpoints dotted routes into the capital's centre, helicopters hovered overhead and elite troops protected the presidential palace, but no violence had been reported. (more...)
3 found dead after child reports parents had 'died'
- September 25, 2016

Police did not say whether any suspects were being sought in the killings, which is being investigated preliminarily as a multiple homicide. The names, ages and relationship among the three adults who were found dead are under investigation, Radus said. (more...)
GfK poll shows which candidate voters trust on top issues GfK poll shows which candidate voters trust on top issues
- September 25, 2016

More generally, the two candidates' supporters are about equally likely to say the US role in world affairs is very or extremely important, 71 percent for Clinton's supporters to 69 percent for Trump's. Among Clinton voters, 68% say they will "definitely" vote for her, compared with 66% of Trump backers who say the same about him. Republican vice-presidential candidate Gov. (more...)
Obama: 50 Countries To Take In 360000 Refugees This Year
- September 25, 2016

Other countries at the summit made similar announcements, with their leaders coming to the podium one by one to tell stories about refugee families and proclaim their commitments. The US is a major contributor of humanitarian aid for countries that host large numbers of refugees - particularly Syria's neighbors - and plans to increase the number of refugees it will take in to America from 85,000 in 2016 to 110,000 next year. (more...)
Wow, South Korea Are Ready To Assassinate Kim Jong Wow, South Korea Are Ready To Assassinate Kim Jong
- September 25, 2016

Although the United States signed the CTBT under former President Bill Clinton, the Senate would not ratify it. President Barack Obama has also tried unsuccessfully to push it through. Around 18,000 unionized bank workers in South Korea joined a walkout Friday to protest the planned expansion of a performance-based pay system in the nation's financial industry, the government said. (more...)
Duterte to deal with China, Russia
- September 25, 2016

The trip to China, which sources say is scheduled for the third week of October, will show whether Duterte will stay true to his pronouncements that he will assert Manila's victory in an worldwide arbitration case against Beijing over disputed territories in the South China Sea . (more...)
Duterte calls out 'devil' Ban Ki-moon & European Union in latest tirade Duterte calls out 'devil' Ban Ki-moon & European Union in latest tirade
- September 25, 2016

Speaking in his home town city of Davao after the European Union parliament called for better monitoring of human rights abuses, Duterte didn't appear to take to kindly to the issue. Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, issued a statement to be read in churches earlier. Referring to "those who were killed with their hands tied", he said it was the "handiwork of co-conspirators in the drug trade". (more...)
Congress Opens Doors for Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia Congress Opens Doors for Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia
- September 25, 2016

Ted Poe, R-Texas, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs and Judiciary committees, said on the floor Friday. It also would allow survivors and relatives of those killed in them to seek damages from other countries. The signing of the bill would likely cause friction in an often strained relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia. However, the word around the hill is that President Obama will veto the bill anyway, despite its bipartisan support. (more...)
UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants
- September 25, 2016

As President Obama himself acknowledged, governments must build on the momentum achieved at this summit to finish the job of meeting the needs of all 21.3 million refugees who have been forced to flee in search of safety. While in New York , Minister McCallum also attended the Leaders' Summit on Refugees hosted by the President of the United States, Barack Obama, and co-hosted by Canada and five other countries. (more...)
Syrian President Bashar Assad Says U.S. 'Not Genuine' About Cease-Fire
- September 25, 2016

Mr Assad also rejected claims Syrian or Russian planes hit an aid convoy in Aleppo and denied his troops were preventing food from entering the rebel-held part of the city. "It was an unacceptable atrocity", Dunford said of the deadly strike that killed around 20 civilians late Monday. The Russian Defence Ministry has released drone footage from the incident which it says shows a militant pick up truck travelling next to the convoy carrying a heavy mortar, which they say caused the tragedy. (more...)