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World Palestinians get place in Interpol
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Worldwide police agency Interpol voted Wednesday to include the Palestinian state as a member state, in a new boost to Palestinian efforts for global recognition and influence amid long-stalled negotiations with Israel for full statehood.

World Iran strikes IS bases on Syria-Iraq border with drones
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Also on Monday, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia accused Russian Federation of killing one of its fighters and wounding others in strikes on a gas facility it captured two days earlier from the Daesh terror group in eastern Syria.

World Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have Finally Stepped Our Together As A Couple
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The couple have found it hard to escape the Kiwi contingent today appearing for the first time together in public at the Invictus Games tennis match between New Zealand and Australia with a group of Kiwi kids as their chaperones. Toronto is a pretty handy place for Harry and Meghan, as the American actress films legal drama Suits in the city. As it has taken the two a year to go public with the relationship, all signs point to them being an incredibly serious item that may be heading ...

World Russian Federation exposes 'US-ISIS complicity' in Syria war
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Russian Federation said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where US special forces and USA -backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, something it said had already happened twice.

World Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's radar, a critical tool for forecasting
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Numerous 3.4 million American citizens living on the island are without power and disconnected from communications, and officials estimate some areas won't see power restored for months . after a weekend at his golf club in New Jersey, he again refused to acknowledge the devastation in Puerto Rico , instead sending a tweet about tax reform .

World Hurricane Maria to impact East Coast this week
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Far to the north is what's left of Hurricane Jose. It also hammered the Dominican Republic, the US Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos, a British overseas territory. Hurricane Katia was a short-lived storm that made landfall in the middle of Mexico's Gulf Coast on September 8 as a Category 1 storm. Tropical systems "feel" weak spots in the atmosphere in the absence of strong steering currents, and Jose is providing a weakness between a big eastern USA area of high pressure and one out ...

World China to cut oil exports, ban textile imports from North Korea
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Numerous scientific agencies on both sides of the Pacific detected an quake Saturday near the site where North Korea set off a hydrogen bomb earlier this month , at first prompting speculation of another weapons test, before a consensus appeared to emerge that the tremor was a natural occurrence.

World Kurd leader says referendum will go forward
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Kurdish oil is exported north to Turkish ports and at times was the target of attacks from the group calling itself the Islamic State . The country has the largest Kurdish population in the region and is already battling a Kurdish insurgency.

World Oumar Niasse scores twice to give Everton victory over Bournemouth
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Signed for £13m four years ago from Wigan Athletic, Newcastle United were among the clubs believed to be interested in McCarthy's services before the close of the transfer window, though local reports suggested no suitor matched Everton's £25m valuation of the Scottish-born player.

World NZ opposition leader Jacinda Ardern admits defeat
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In an upbeat address to supporters that wasn't quite a concession speech, Ardern left the door ajar for approaches from Peters, saying the final outcome "will be decided by MMP", and "I simply can not predict. In her own speech to supporters, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern admitted she had not done as well as she would have liked. English, 55, ran a more low-key campaign, highlighting his experience and the economic growth the country has enjoyed over recent years.

World Trump urges the United Kingdom to put more pressure on North Korea
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Trump called Kim a " rocket man " on a "suicide mission" in his first major UN speech on Wednesday and again warned Pyongyang of a total destruction if it attacked the United States or its allies. The letter, issued in the leader's own name, was unusual for North Korea . If there are actually lines for fuel, "it's probably more due to the regime stockpiling fuel in anticipation that China would implement the restriction", Ruggiero, who worked at both the State Department and Treasury ...

World Crude inventories up again, gasoline, diesel stocks down
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Economists at the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said in their monthly market report for September that total commercial oil stocks for members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development were 195 million barrels above the five-year average and 123 million barrels above the seasonal norm.

World Trump wants to honor himself with a military parade on July 4
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U.S. allies in Europe, along with many of Trump's critics in Washington, fear this could trigger a new Middle East arms race and diplomatic crisis even as the world faces an aggressive nuclear-armed Pyongyang. If the US Congress decides to reimpose economic sanctions - despite the concerns of fellow deal signatories Britain, China, France, Germany and Russian Federation - the agreement would likely collapse.

World Kenya braces for Supreme Court ruling on polls
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An election official also confirmed the potential delay to the BBC. It made the decision in response to Odinga's petition challenging the official results that Kenyatta won with 54 percent of the vote. Its status as a diplomatic, trade and security hub for East Africa means the court's ruling and preparation for the fresh election, now scheduled for October 17, are being closely watched for signs of instability or violence.

World 'Extremely dangerous' Maria moves toward VI, Puerto Rico as Cat 5 storm
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After crossing St. Croix, Maria will head toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday night and Wednesday as "an extremely risky Category 4 or 5 hurricane ", the National Hurricane Center said . Heavy rain lashed the island and several areas were without power. Dominica, a heavily forested former British colony home to 72,000 people, lies in the eastern Caribbean about halfway between the French islands of Guadeloupe, to the north, and Martinique, to the south.

World Ryanair acts on passenger ire over cancelled flights
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The company promised to publish a full list of the canceled flights by Tuesday, but as of Monday there were only details on canceled flights through Wednesday. However, this 2% figure could equate to more than a quarter of a million passengers being hit by cancellations in the next six weeks. "It's also essential that Ryanair release a full list of flights that will be affected so that passengers have as much time as possible to make alternate arrangements".

World Four US Female Tourists Attacked With Acid in France
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The prosecutor's office could not be reached for comment but told France 3 that one of the women had been hit in the eye with acid and had trouble seeing. The tourists were hospitalized after the attack. Marseille is located on France's southern coast, about 490 miles from Paris. In previous incidents in Marseille, a driver rammed into two bus stops last month , killing a woman, USA Today reported .

World Trump retweets meme of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball
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He posted about talking to the South Korean president, calling Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man", campaigning for a Republican attorney general candidate in MI, and retweeted several pro-Trump Twitter accounts that had shared images of him bringing jobs back to the USA, "making America great again", or attacking The New York Times.

World Trump again seizes on terror incident to call for travel ban
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Scotland Yard also reportedly commented on Trump's tweet saying that it was "unhelpful and pure speculation". He also attacked London Mayor Sadiq Khan's response to the attack, prompting Khan to call on United Kingdom officials to cancel the president's upcoming visit.

World United States urges Iraq's Kurds to call off independence referendum
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will hold a high-level security meeting on September 22 to decide what response to take over a planned Kurdish referendum on independence. Sixty-five of the sixty-eight parliamentarians present at the sitting in Erbil voted in favor of the referendum, Kurdish news agency Rudaw reported.

World U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
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The spokesperson for the coalition tweeted on Tuesday that "SDF hold more than 60 percent of Raqqa; 35 blocks cleared of ISIS this week". The US military command said they were aware of the report. The unnamed man is not the first American seized for participating in combat for ISIS. The Islamist militant group had taken control of large parts of the two Middle East nations in 2014 to establish an Islamic caliphate, but they have been driven out of their strongholds in both the countries ...

World Russian Federation begins war games 'eyeing Nato'
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The Kremlin firmly rejects any such plans. Russian Federation has rejected NATO's claims that tens of thousands of troops will take part in its current war games, insisting that it will be abide by the so-called Vienna Document requiring that any exercise involving more than 13,000 troops be open to observers.

World Republicans Launch One More Effort To Repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 Republicans Launch One More Effort To Repeal Obamacare

The Graham-Cassidy bill would cap what is now an open-ended benefit - which would be likely to force the state to eliminate health coverage for many of its poorest residents. The Graham-Cassidy bill has yet to gain full Republican support. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Kamala Harris of California, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Brian Schatz of Hawaii, and Tom Udall of New Mexico all plan to ...

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