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World IMF reduces its forecast for US economic growth this year
Author: 0 IMF reduces its forecast for US economic growth this year

The IMF said it expected growth of 6.6 per cent in 2016 - the same as its forecast in July - slowing to 6.2 per cent in 2017 "absent further stimulus". China is seeking to restructure its economy to make the spending power of its almost 1.4 billion people a key driver for growth, instead of massive government investment and cheap exports.

World Pope Francis Paid A Surprise Visit To Earthquake Survivors In Italy
Author: 0 Pope Francis Paid A Surprise Visit To Earthquake Survivors In Italy

Close to 300 people were killed when a 6.2-magnitude quake hit the town of Norcia Aug. 24, at 3:36a.m. with several strong aftershocks following. Pope Francis said on Sunday that homosexuals and transsexuals should be treated with respect but that teaching gender theory is unacceptable "indoctrination" of young people.

World Arsene Wenger says he may still be Arsenal manager in 5 years
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger says he may still be Arsenal manager in 5 years

And Glenn, who stated Premier League experience was "preferable" and being English was a "bonus", confirmed his interest in Arsenal coach Wenger, stating the Frenchman is the right age to succeed in the role. I do not manage the same now as five years ago or 20 years ago. To me, it is what a manager is about, that and trying tomorrow to be better than I was yesterday.

World Michelle Obama makes light of Trump's microphone problem
Author: 0 Michelle Obama makes light of Trump's microphone problem

First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to be in Charlotte and Raleigh Tuesday. With five weeks to go until Election Day, Obama has made only two appearances for Clinton: his campaign trail debut in Charlotte in July, and a solo appearance in Philadelphia last month.

World Balotelli: Klopp doesn't know me
Author: 0 Balotelli: Klopp doesn't know me

Balotelli has scored 19 goals for Italy and made the last of his 47 appearances in the 1-0 defeat by Uruguay at the 2014 World Cup. He told me that I could stay, but that I wasn't first choice. "I don't see any behavior warranting a booking", said Dante. "The environmental aspect played a role in my decision, having recently lived in Liverpool and Milan ".

World Why Donald Trump doesn't have a case against The New York Times
Author: 0 Why Donald Trump doesn't have a case against The New York Times

The documents were the first page of a New York State resident income tax return, the first page of a New Jersey nonresident tax return and the first page of a CT nonresident tax return. Donald Trump struggled Monday to regain his political footing after a set of potentially damaging revelations - one challenging the Republican's business performance and tax payments and another fueling continued allegations about his treatment of women.

Author: 0 India, Pakistan border tension heats up after fresh firing

During the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting in Islamabad attended by top defence officials including army chief General Raheel Sharif, Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan's "quest for peace must not be mistaken as a sign of weakness".

World Philippine president to order review of defense pact with US
Author: 0 Philippine president to order review of defense pact with US

President Rodrigo Duterte conveys his apologies - this time, in person - to the Jewish community for the controversial Hitler remark he made last week. "Instead of helping us, [they keep on criticizing my administration]", the 71-year-old chief executive said. Hell is full already. China said the Philippines would not benefit from siding with the United States, according to Duterte.

Author: 0 UN Syria envoy 'deeply regrets' suspension of US-Russia talks

The UN's special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said he "deeply regrets" the fact that the US-Russia talks "did not reach a positive conclusion", according to a statement issued in the wake of the announcement. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova voiced regret about the USA move and blamed Washington for the failure to persuade the moderate Syrian rebels it backs to cut ties with extremist groups.

Author: 0 Man Arrested in Connection with Blast that Killed FDNY Battalion Chief

A Yonkers resident, Fahy, 44, grew up in Rockland County, graduating from North Rockland High School in 1990. The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m.at 304 W. Authorities are looking into whether the building was being used to grow marijuana. More than a dozen other people on the street were injured, Nigro said.

Author: 0 U.S. evacuates Guantanamo over Hurricane Matthew

National Hurricane Center in Miami . As of the hurricane center's 11 p.m. advisory, Matthew was about 44o miles to the southeast of Kingston, Jamaica. The National Hurricane Center called Matthew "extremely unsafe", and conditions look favorable for it to maintain its strength , said Michael Lowry, a hurricane specialist for The Weather Channel .

Author: 0 Colombians narrowly reject FARC peace deal

Now it's time for Colombians to decide whether or not to support a peace deal with the country's largest rebel movement. The two sides signed a ceasefire back in June, which was seen as the beginning of the end of the conflict, but considerable resentment over the multi-generational war, and the agreement not including jail-time for the insurgency was a major sticking point.

Author: 0 Moscow to send more warplanes into Syria as Aleppo fighting rages

Fighting raged in the Suleiman al-Halabi neighbourhood, the frontline to the north of Aleppo's old city. Separately, at least 16 people, including women and children, were killed Friday in shelling by rebel forces on regime-held parts of western Aleppo, it said .

Author: 0 Abbas, Netanyahu shake hands at Peres funeral

Zeldin said in a statement released by his office on Thursday evening. But the president's rival Fatah movement said his presence would disprove Israeli claims that Palestinians only believe in violence, according to the Palestinian Maan news agency.

Author: 0 Casual Kate pulls out all the fashion stops in Canada

Comments on the Duchess's latest look included things like... "I'm very much a believer in fairy tales and she's like a modern-day fairy tale come true". The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a reception at Government House in Victoria, during the third day of their tour of Canada. They had stayed in the stunning Yukon Territory overnight - leaving their two children - George and Charlotte - in the care of their nanny back in Victoria.

World Tenn. school counselor foils school shooting
Author: 0 Tenn. school counselor foils school shooting

The student then went directly to counselor Molly Hudgens' office and told her he was having issues with his teachers. She said the boy didn't name any specific students or teachers as targets. He was charged with carrying and possessing a weapon on school property and communicating a threat concerning a school employee. Hudgens has been teaching at Sycamore Middle since 1999, according to her bio on the Sycamore Middle School web page.

World Trevor Noah Blasts Donald Trump's Fat-Shaming Of Miss Universe
Author: 0 Trevor Noah Blasts Donald Trump's Fat-Shaming Of Miss Universe

Trump repeated that "it's somebody I don't know" while adding, "I saved her job because they wanted to fire her for putting on so much weight". A recent Bloomberg poll of likely voters found Mrs Clinton has a 13 point advantage with women against Mr Trump, by a margin of 52 per cent to his 39 per cent.

World Obama departs to Israel for Peres memorial service
Author: 0 Obama departs to Israel for Peres memorial service

World leaders from US President Barack Obama to Prince Charles are expected in Israel on Friday for the funeral. "But frankly, I worked closely on Oslo and I really think the structural flaws were determinative and the enterprise was based on a set of contradictions that would have been nearly impossible to bridge no matter who the prime minister was".

World Are presidential debates important?
Author: 0 Are presidential debates important?

The joust between Clinton and Trump was among the biggest live streams in YouTube's history. He suggested he was the victor in virtually all post-debate polls. But it fell short of the 100 million viewers some analysts had predicted. The National Football League's annual Super Bowl attracts more than 100 million viewers, making it the biggest US TV event.

World McConnell sets 9/11 JASTA vote to override Obama
Author: 0 McConnell sets 9/11 JASTA vote to override Obama

Families of the victims spent years lobbying lawmakers for the right to sue the kingdom in USA court for any role elements of Saudi Arabia's government may have played. should respond to, they said. How many votes are needed to override a veto? "If you want to lose Saudi Arabia as an ally, be careful what you wish for", said Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

World We see Pakistan as 'a terrorist state'
Author: 0 We see Pakistan as 'a terrorist state'

China stands ready to deepen all-round practical cooperation with Pakistan and is willing to make joint efforts with Islamabad in injecting new impetus into the development of bilateral relations, Li said. According to sources, it was resolved during the meeting that any armed action would not be taken in undue haste as India would examine all possibilities of cornering Pakistan at the diplomatic and economic level prior to hostilities.

Author: 0 Patriots QB Jacoby Brissett has torn thumb ligament, report says

Marshall, who has tried unsuccessfully to slay the Patriots dragon in the division as a member of both the Jets and Dolphins, could be forgiven along with everyone else in the East for getting their hopes up this year with Tom Brady serving his four-game Deflategate suspension.

World Croatia holds snap vote with no clear winner in sight
Author: 0 Croatia holds snap vote with no clear winner in sight

HDZ current coalition partner, MOST , won 13 seats, thus again becoming the kingmaker, while SDP former coalition partner the Istrian Democratic Assembly secured three MPs. The Social Democrats - or SDP - have failed to capitalize on the political turmoil that accompanied the HDZ-led previous government. President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic urged Croats to come out and vote, saying the country's future is in their hands.

World Nathan Gill: UKIP must unite under Diane James or fail
Author: 0 Nathan Gill: UKIP must unite under Diane James or fail

Mr Farage, who has clashed repeatedly with the party's ruling National Executive Committee, said that Ukip needed to reform its party structures. The leadership contest descended into chaos when rows over the rules meant that some of the party's best known figures were blocked from standing.

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