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World UK Labour's Corbyn set for easy leadership victory
Author: 0 UK Labour's Corbyn set for easy leadership victory

The Labour leader, who has been attacked by critics for not doing enough to combat cyber bullying of his opponents, likened online abuse to the continuation of pub talk and insisted he would not tolerate it. The national investment bank, along with regional branches, will also help to finance social enterprises that create websites and apps to minimise "the costs of connecting producers with consumers" across a range of industries.

Author: 0 Hollande: No EU-US trade deal before Obama leaves office

Earlier Tuesday, France's pointman on the talks, junior trade minister trade Matthias Fekl, said Paris was going to call for the negotiations to be suspended. Hollande, who has special forces operating in Syria alongside Kurdish and Arab forces as part of an global coalition fighting the militant group, said it was a matter of absolute urgency to stop the bloodshed.

Author: 0 UK schoolboys pull off rare private audience with Putin

Photographs show the boys shaking hands with Mr Putin, and sitting round a table having a conversation with him using an interpreter. The new British Prime Minister is yet to meet the Russian President since she took charge at Downing Street last month.

World Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria
Author: 0 Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria

Iran's defense minister said Thursday that his naval forces will warn or confront any foreign ship entering the country's territorial waters . "It is provocative, in some cases; it's unsafe", Votel said. The President's opponents said the encounter instead showed that Iran has been emboldened. Taking a cue from the Commander in Chief, General Votel even instructs the regime in its own best interests: "What I see is this is principally the regime leadership trying to exert their influence ...

World Apple must repay record 13 bn euros over Irish tax deal
Author: 0 Apple must repay record 13 bn euros over Irish tax deal

In another tweet, Sanders said: "Apple's earnings in 2015 were the highest reported of any corporation in history, yet apparently that wasn't enough". In October Brussels ordered U.S. coffee giant Starbucks and Italian automaker Fiat to each repay up to 30 million euros ($34 million) in back taxes to the Netherlands and Luxembourg respectively.

Author: 0 Drone Users Are Worried About The FAA-Required Test

The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) new rule, known as Part 107 , took effect and lifted many expensive and time-consuming requirements for commercial industries. Now instead of having to acquire a regular pilot's licence and get special case-by-case permission from regulators to operate the machines, drone operators - who must be over the age of 16- will only need pass a new certification test and abide by various flying restrictions.

World Israel lashes back after UN envoy comments on settlements
Author: 0 Israel lashes back after UN envoy comments on settlements

His remarks come after envoy Nicolay Mladenov said Israeli settlement expansion is among the biggest obstacles to peace. In 1979, the U.N. Security Council declared Israeli settlements in occupied territory illegal. Palestinian leaders say years of negotiations with the Israelis have not ended the occupation of the West Bank, so they have started to pursue an worldwide strategy.

World Joey Bosa, Chargers finally agree on four-year contract
Author: 0 Joey Bosa, Chargers finally agree on four-year contract

The signing ends a 31-day holdout that got testy last week after the Chargers publicly shamed Bosa during negotiations. After such a lengthy and dramatic holdout, expectations have never been higher for a Chargers first round draft pick.

Author: 0 Islamic State bombing kills 54 government recruits in Yemen

Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab world, has been wracked by a multi-sided battle pitting government forces against Shiite Houthi rebels in the north. Last month, the governor of the city survived a vehicle bomb attack targeting his convoy. The United Nations has said that as many as 9,000 people have died in the Yemeni civil war since violence escalated in March 2015, while another 3 million people have been displaced inside the country.

Author: 0 Kerry in Bangladesh for talks on security, human rights

But speaking after meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on a one-day visit to the capital, Dhaka , Kerry said there was "no argument" that extremists operating in Bangladesh had links to counterparts in Syria and Iraq. There, he noted that Bangladesh "is moving in line with the vision of Bangabandhu under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's strong leadership". Victims of the attacks by suspected Islamists have included secular bloggers, gay rights activists and followers of minority ...

Author: 0 Duterte to raise sea feud ruling against Chinese wishes

Police said during a Senate hearing earlier this month that a total of 1,779 drug suspects had been killed in Duterte's campaign, with 712 gunned down in clashes with police. Duterte said on Monday he was "placing her head P2 million" on the "generals, mayors, governors, barangay captains, and so numerous [so-called] ninjas - police [officers] who are into [the drugs trade]".

Author: 0 North Korea calls diplomat defector 'human scum'

The Seoul ministry said Thae defected out of disgust with Kim's government, his desire to live in a Korean democracy and worries about his children's future. Foreign news outlets have used the term "asylum" nearly without exception, while the South Korean government and media have used two different words - gwisun and talbuk - that roughly translate into " defection ".

Author: 0 Burkini ban brings Nicolas Sarkozy back to life

The Council of State ruled that the ban in a Mediterranean town, Villeneuve-Loubet, "seriously and clearly illegally breached fundamental freedoms". "These bans do nothing to increase public safety but do a lot to promote public humiliation", Amnesty International's Europe director John Dalhuisen said.

Author: 0 Rosberg wins eventful Belgian GP, closes gap on Hamilton

The incident at the start, which sent Vettel tumbling down the field and forced Raikkonen and Verstappen into the pits for repairs, also bunched the rest of the pack. "We've had a hard weekend and were off the pace this morning - but made changes and it all came together", Rosberg said afterwards. The impeded Ferraris were now squeezed wide and, as a outcome, Raikkonen went across and nudged into the side of Vettel.

World Pat Hickey could be released from Brazil jail this week
Author: 0 Pat Hickey could be released from Brazil jail this week

Mallon must also attend court on Monday 29 August. Irishman Kevin Mallon has been released from prison in Rio following his arrest earlier this month on charges of mis-selling Olympic tickets. "Meanwhile, THG is proving full support to Keven and his family and will continue to seek to ensure their privacy at this hard time". THG does not have the licence to sell Ireland's Olympic tickets.

World Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery
Author: 0 Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery

Lochte flew back to the USA, but his three teammates - Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger , Jimmy Feigen - were held in Brazil for questioning; Lochte did not return to Brazil. But Pine Bros. said Thursday that people should be more understanding and forgiving of the Lochte. Olympian Ryan Lochte has been charged with filing a false report following his embarrassing showdown with security guards in Brazil earlier this month (Aug16).

Author: 0 Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

Here is a rundown of what changes he and his team have mentioned in the past few days. "To be determined", she said . On Fox News earlier this week, Trump floated a " softening " of his policies because "we're not looking to hurt people".

Author: 0 UN Security Council must act over Syria chemical use

Syrian President Bashar Assad likely held on to a few of his chemical weapons, despite assurances by the USA officials that he gave them all up to Russian Federation. A year later definitive reports confirmed widespread chemical weapons use by the Assad regime against civilians, including sarin gas. The report's revelations come weeks before another United Nations report is expected to confirm chlorine gas use by the Syrian regime.

World Tennessee Police Officer Killed Responding to Domestic Violence Call
Author: 0 Tennessee Police Officer Killed Responding to Domestic Violence Call

He said the man had three small children and had been with the department for several years. He is the 37 officer to be killed by hostile gunfire this year. Officer Moats received many commendations from citizens about the work he did while with the City of Maryville Police Department, even recognized as a Readers' Choice Police Officer by the Readers of the Daily Times in 2011.

Author: 0 At Least 13 Dead After Attack On American University Of Afghanistan

Sixteen people were killed after militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul , officials said Thursday, in a almost 10-hour raid that prompted anguished pleas for help from trapped students. The women were admitted to hospital after the attack , which unleashed panic on the campus. The American State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs tweeted Wednesday that people should "exercise caution, avoid unnecessary movement in the area and monitor news for updates" ...

Author: 0 Iran parliament pushes back on military for Russian base use

In his first comments on Russia's use of the base, Kerry said: "You'll have to ask the Iranians and the Russians why they made whatever decision they made to something I'm not sure anybody had admitted previously was in fact going on". Iran has also discussed with Russia , the production licensing of the Russian T-90 tank inside Iran. All of a sudden, it was reported that Russian Federation was not using the Iranian base anymore.

World More Turkish tanks enter Syria in push against Islamic State, Kurdish militia
Author: 0 More Turkish tanks enter Syria in push against Islamic State, Kurdish militia

We can not let this happen", he said. U. S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, listens to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. There were reports that the bulk of IS forces had withdrawn before Turkey began its incursion. The sound of gunfire, audible from a hill on the Turkish side of the border overlooking Jarablus, rang out early on Thursday and a plume of black smoke rose over the town.

Author: 0 Clinton campaign denies top aide's involvement in Muslim magazine

Shortly after First Lady Hillary Clinton spoke to a United Nations women's conference in Beijing in 1995, declaring that "women's rights are human rights", the journal ran an article headlined "Women's Rights Are Islamic Rights". Pushing [mothers] out into the open labor market is a clear demonstration of a lack of respect of womanhood and motherhood ". Andrew McCarthy , a former U.S.

World Russian Hack Extends To NY Times Reporters, Others
Author: 0 Russian Hack Extends To NY Times Reporters, Others

Reporters hold a trove of information that could be valuable to foreign intelligence. Asked last month whether Russia might have intentions to undermine the USA political process, James Clapper, the nation's top intelligence official, said Russian officials "believe we're trying to influence political developments in Russia, we're trying to affect change, and so their natural response is to retaliate and do unto us as they think we've done to them".

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