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Author: 0 After the slur and snub -a handshake between Obama and Philippines president

Speaking in Laos at the end of the second of two Asian summits, Obama said the tycoon's lack of leadership credentials was exposed whenever he spoke and American voters were aware of that. "The Philippines and the U.S. have a longstanding partnership [and] relationship". She also expressed confidence that strong friendly relations between the two countries will continue, and that Americans will be most welcome to visit the Philippines.

World Obama and Duterte 'exchange pleasantries' after 'son of a whore' insult
Author: 0 Obama and Duterte 'exchange pleasantries' after 'son of a whore' insult

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday "plenty will be killed" before the end of his campaign against illegal drugs that has led to the death of about 2,400 people since he became president two months ago. Do not just throw questions. US President Barack Obama warns an global tribunal's ruling that China's sweeping claims to the South China Sea had no legal basis was "binding", after Beijing vowed to ignore the verdict.

World Russian Mideast push could hurt US influence, if talks occur
Author: 0 Russian Mideast push could hurt US influence, if talks occur

At the end of the reference to Abbas in the document it simply says: "KGB agent". Palestinian officials dismissed the claims as a smear campaign to undermine Abbas's reputation, while Russian Federation is yet to make any comment regarding the allegations.

World 110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps
Author: 0 110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

The cable cars connect Aiguille du Midi on the French side of the mountains with Pointe Helbronner on the Italian border. Georges-Francois Leclerc, the prefect of the Haute-Savoie region, said 110 people were initially trapped, but 65 were airlifted out by helicopters.

Author: 0 Lack of trust between U.S. and Russian Federation hinders Syria talks, Obama says

Any deal would depend on Moscow using its influence with Syrian President Bashar Assad to persuade him to ground planes and stop the assault on opposition forces. He did not comment about a July information-sharing proposal that would include coordinating air attacks against Jabhat Fateh al-sham in exchange for Russian Federation pushing to stop offensives by Assad's government.

Author: 0 Bishop Gives Homily Remembering Friendship with Saint Teresa

Rejoicing over the canonization of Mother Teresa, her followers on Sunday expressed hope that it would bring an era of peace, cooperation and sympathy in the world. Pope Francis said that the sainted Mother Teresa is venerated by the entire church. Speaking after the ceremony, Sister Leandra Stupnicka, from Wroclaw in Poland, said she got up at 4am to pay her respects to the new saint.

World Delta: 5-hour computer outage cost us $150 million
Author: 0 Delta: 5-hour computer outage cost us $150 million

Investor sentiment has been battered over the past 18 months as a series of fare wars weighed on average ticket prices and overshadowed the cost-cutting and sale of ancillary perks and products that have helped airlines generate record profits.

World Philippines hopes for informal meeting between Obama, Duterte
Author: 0 Philippines hopes for informal meeting between Obama, Duterte

Duterte dismissed the UN's remarks as "stupid" and even threatened to pull the Philippines out of the worldwide body. "Same thing with music", Obama said . The U.S. military has also expressed concerns over the possibility that China might turn Scarborough into another island, something that would give Beijing's forces control over a swathe of the South China Sea used as a passageway to the Taiwan Strait.

World Oil minister: Iran backs OPEC moves geared toward stability
Author: 0 Oil minister: Iran backs OPEC moves geared toward stability

A previous Opec attempt to freeze output collapsed in April - three months after the nuclear deal came into effect - largely because of Iran's refusal to join talks. Hit by global oversupply, OilPricescollapsed to as low as $27 per barrel earlier this year from as high as $115 in mid-2014, but have since recovered to around $47.

World Newton on path toward Mexico's border with Arizona
Author: 0 Newton on path toward Mexico's border with Arizona

EDT on September 7 NOAA's National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Newton continues to weaken over northern Sonora, Mexico and high wind and flash flood watches in effect for portions of southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico. Vazquez said the boat had ignored warnings against going out to sea. In 2014, Los Cabos suffered heavy damage to homes, shops and hotels when it was hammered by Hurricane Odile, which hit as a Category 3 storm.

World Mexico: Criminals shoot down helicopter, pilot, 3 cops killed
Author: 0 Mexico: Criminals shoot down helicopter, pilot, 3 cops killed

National Security Commissioner Renato Sales said the suspects appeared to have fired a Barrett.50-caliber rifle at the helicopter during Tuesday's operation to capture gang leaders in the troubled western state of Michoacan. The area has been a hotbed of drug cartel activity and was the scene of fights between the gangs and armed vigilante groups. At least 150 people were killed in July alone, a twofold increase from the same month a year ago.

Author: 0 Dugdale distances Scottish Labour from Corbyn EU comments

Jeremy Corbyn will pledge to create an energy policy "for the 60 million, not the Big Six" if he becomes prime minister, including the creation of 300,000 jobs in the renewables sector. "If Britain voted to remain, he was pressing the case for reform of those things, so obviously we are not in favour of negotiating a package which includes those continuing requirements on Britain".

World Ferguson Activist Found Shot Dead, In Burning Car
Author: 0 Ferguson Activist Found Shot Dead, In Burning Car

Louis' Riverview neighborhood. Seals, who on Twitter went by the handle @KingDSeals , was nearby when Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson killed Brown on August 9, 2014, The Nation reported . Seals had been vocal about issues surrounding Brown's death as well as those involving the black community. The man was later identified as 29-year-old, Seals.

Author: 0 Turkey says ready to help any US initiative to capture Raqqa

South and west of Jarablus, Turkish forces have continued fighting. "Soldiers of the caliphate. targeted two tanks belonging to the apostate Turkish army with guided rockets", the group said in a statement circulated on social media late on Tuesday.

World President Park to attend ASEAN, set for talks with Abe
Author: 0 President Park to attend ASEAN, set for talks with Abe

At the South Korea-ASEAN summit in the Laotian capital of Vientiane, the chief executive also pointed out that the two-way partnership has deepened as both sides have worked together to tide over shared challenges. The Chinese premier also said Beijing always regards ASEAN as a priority for regional diplomacy, noting that this year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of China-ASEAN relations.

Author: 0 Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

Besides, splinter injuries were seen on the body of Tamim Chowdhury, the mastermind Gulshan attack, and the bodies of the two other militants, he said after conducting the autopsy. Three students from American universities were among those killed. Sources say he had an alleged IS link and headed a branch of the banned JMB. The police had announced Tk2 million reward earlier this month seeking information leading to Chowdhury's arrest.

World Toll rises to 75, Kashmir closed for 59th consecutive day
Author: 0 Toll rises to 75, Kashmir closed for 59th consecutive day

The perturbed locals braving a suffocated environment reportedly set a newly built deputy commissioner office on fire in Shopian and attacked the house of a member of so-called Kashmir Assembly in Tral. His explanation corresponds to a more expressive joint statement made by Geelani, Farooq and Malik. As many as 250 Kashmiris protesting against atrocities in the restive region have been left injured after clashes with the administration here on Saturday.

Author: 0 Pence on Clinton: 'Most Dishonest Candidate … Since Richard Nixon'

But when Pence assured Todd that Trump was "completely consistent" on immigration, Todd interjected, saying that Trump's position on the issue has not been consistent. "I think it's coming together", he said. And what Donald Trump is offering is that we stop that downward trend, and that we turn around, and that we take America back up in the direction of greater freedom, less taxes, less regulation, a strong military, (being) the arsenal of democracy, willing to stand with our allies and ...

Author: 0 Obama won't meet with Philippine president

Mr Duterte was answering a reporter's question on Monday about how he meant to explain the extrajudicial killings to Mr Obama, before boarding a plane to Laos for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. Asked after arriving in the Laos capital of Vientiane whether the meeting would go ahead, Duterte replied: "Maybe, if I feel good". The Philippines is one of the most LGBT friendly in Asia, with a 2014 poll finding that 73 percent of Filipinos believe homosexuality should be ...

Author: 0 Brock Turner released from prison after serving half his term

Heiskala was part of a demonstration organized by leaders of the campaign to recall the judge who sentenced Turner. According to a report, Turner was expected to return to OH on Friday night. Brock Turner walked free from prison after three months. The bill would close a disparity in state law that metes out different severity of punishments based on whether a sexual assault victim was conscious at the time of the attack.

World Moeen commits to Bangladesh tour despite security concerns
Author: 0 Moeen commits to Bangladesh tour despite security concerns

Following the Dhaka attack, the England and Wales cricket Board (ECB) sent an inspection team to Bangladesh led by long-serving security chief Reg Dickason. Asked about his willingness to tour, Morgan said: "Reluctant isn't the word". "You have to be 100 per cent committed when you go on tour - both mentally and physically - and I am sure whoever is named will be fully focused and prepared to do their best".

Author: 0 FBI to soon release documents related to Clinton email probe

Abedin has taken fire for holding simultaneous positions at the Clinton Foundation and the State Department, a situation that presented her with numerous conflicts of interest. "Investigation determined Clinton used in succession 11 e-mail capable BlackBerry mobile devices associated with [redacted phone number], eight of which she used during her tenure as Secretary of State", according to the FBI's report.

World Highlights of FBI notes on Clinton email investigation
Author: 0 Highlights of FBI notes on Clinton email investigation

Clinton's use of a private server has been the subject of simmering controversy as she runs for president against Trump, the Republican candidate. The first scenario plays into Republican arguments and voter concerns about her trustworthiness and transparency, while the second casts doubt on her pitch as a hyper-competent, detail-driven executive.

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