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Trump vows to begin deportations immediately if sworn in

Forty-one percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said better border security and stronger law enforcement are more important, but 45 percent said the issue should be considered equally with finding a way to let an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants stay in the country, provided they meet certain requirements. [Full Article...]

Flood volunteer bus hits fire truck; 2 dead, dozens hurt

Flood volunteer bus hits fire truck; 2 dead, dozens hurt Trooper Melissa Matey says the driver also did not have a commercial license. About 30 to 40 passengers were on board the bus, according to police, who were "daily hires" to do construction and help rebuild after the severe flooding that has hit Louisiana. [Full Article...]

United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow

United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow The United Airlines crew were stopped at a staff check-in area on Saturday as they arrived to join the scheduled 9am flight to New Jersey. It comes after two pilots were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a transatlantic passenger jet from Glasgow, Scotland to Canada in July. [Full Article...]

Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

The White House said Obama will travel next week to Midway Atoll , within the monument area, to speak about the new designation. Mr Bush created the world's largest marine reserve at the time, protecting close to 140,000 sq miles of ocean around the Hawaiian archipelago and inspiring a series of similar projects around the world. [Full Article...]

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo wants other countries to step up

Anthony checked back into the rout in the final minutes so he could grab a seventh rebound, passing David Robinson for the USA record with the 125th as an Olympian. "I wasn't being myself", Durant said. Durant would go on to lead the U.S.to the gold medal, leading the team in scoring for the duration of the Olympics, including a 30-point performance in the gold medal game against Serbia . [Full Article...]

Clinton attacks Trump's outreach to black voters in new ad

At the same event, he referenced Clinton's use of the term "super predators" in 1996 to describe violent criminals, a term widely seen as racist and that Clinton has said she regretted using. Prior to Trump's briefing, leading Democrats questioned whether the celebrity businessman could responsibly handle receiving sensitive information because of some of his comments, including the suggestion tha... [Full Article...]

Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir

Also, an all-party delegation would visit Kashmir for which preparation has to be there so that they can talk to people, he said. Singh said an expert committee set up by the home minister and mandated to look for an alternative to pellet guns is expected to give its report in two-three days. [Full Article...]

Italian quake death toll rises to 290

Italian quake death toll rises to 290 The death toll rose to 284 as more bodies were found overnight. In the message to Matteo Renzi, President of the Council of Ministers of Italy, the Bangladesh prime minister expressed solidarity with the government and people of Italy at this hard hour. [Full Article...]

Mehbooba in Delhi, to meet Modi on Saturday

Almost 70 people have been killed in clashes with security forces. He said that the BJP kept harping on the Vajpayee formula for resolving Kashmir issue but the Modi government did not implement those policies. J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that only five per cent in the Valley are pro-Azadi. The Jammu and Kashmir government headed by Mehbooba Mufti is planning to take action agai... [Full Article...]

Kurdish-led Syrian forces report Turkish air raids on bases

Turkish troops head to the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Tensions between Ankara and the Kurdish militia flared Saturday, with clashes taking place eight kilometers south of the town of Jarabulus, the border town recaptured from IS this week by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, a monitoring group and Kurdish sources said. [Full Article...]

Weapons Inspectors Find Evidence Syria Retains Chemical Program

The joint body, known as the JIM, was set up by the Security Council previous year and was investigating nine cases of alleged chemical use. JIM was given a mandate by the UN Security Council to identify those responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria. [Full Article...]

Brianna Rollins leads American sweep in 100 hurdles

Brianna Rollins leads American sweep in 100 hurdles Not long after that, the hurdlers made history. In a span of about 60 minutes Wednesday night, US athletes hauled in a bevy of medals: Bartoletta and Brittney Reese went 1-2 in the long jump, Tori Bowie captured a bronze in the 200 and Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin swept the medals in the 100-meter hurdles — a feat that's never been accomplished in that event. [Full Article...]

Erdogan, Putin vow joint efforts to fight all "terrorist organizations"

Erdogan, Putin vow joint efforts to fight all Both the leaders agreed to continue personal dialogue on a bilateral and global affairs at an upcoming G20 summit to be held on Sep. The presidents also discussed the issues of further development of Turkish-Russian cooperation in political, trade and economic sectors. [Full Article...]

Kerry, Lavrov make progress but fail to reach final deal on Syria

Lavrov said after the talks that there is "better mutual understanding of this issue" between the two countries. "We have completed the vast majority of those technical discussions", which are a key step toward a broader cessation of hostilities, Kerry said. [Full Article...]

After approving reconciliation deal, Turkey condemns Israel for Gaza strikes

A Palestinian health ministry spokesperson said that a 17-year-old Palestinian youth suffered a minor shrapnel injury in his foot while militants belonging to smaller Islamic jihadist groups were lightly hurt. Relations between Israel and Turkey broke down in the aftermath of the Mavi Marmara incident in May 2010, when Israeli commandos boarded and killed nine Turkish citizens in clashes on ... [Full Article...]

Union chief challenges Labour over "politically motivated" suspensions

But on the campaign trail in Edinburgh, Mr Corbyn was adamant, saying: "The Scottish party is not going to split off from the United Kingdom party". "I believe this flies in the face of natural justice". Mr Corbyn responded by saying the SNP are "very good" at pretending to "adopt the clothes" of the Labour tradition in Scotland. Corbyn said: "Scottish Labour has grown in the past year, there ... [Full Article...]

Powerful natural disaster shakes central Myanmar

Bagan is the country's most famous archaeological site with over two-thousand structures, including pagodas and temples built in the 10th to 14th centuries. The Department of Mineral Resources under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been monitoring the Arakan fault line in Rakhine State of Myanmar, reporting no aftershocks following the 6.8 magnitude quake in Myanmar on August... [Full Article...]

British PM to trigger EU pull-out 'without parliament vote'

However Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before opening negotiations to formally trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, The Telegraph has learned. Last week, the Sunday Herald revealed O'Donnell's successor as head of the civil service, Lord Kerslake, believed Brexit would take "at least five years" because of its complexity. [Full Article...]

Barrel bomb attack in Aleppo kills at least 15

There was no immediate comment from the Syria Democratic Forces, the US -backed Kurdish-affiliated forces. "We reached agreement on the evacuation of all of the people of Daraya civilians and fighters", said Captain Abu Jamal, the head of the Liwa Shuda al Islam, the biggest of two main rebel groups inside Daraya. [Full Article...]

Turkish soldier killed in Syria by rocket attack

Turkish soldier killed in Syria by rocket attack Tensions between Ankara and the Kurdish militia flared Sunday, with clashes taking place eight kilometres (five miles) south of the town of Jarabulus, the border town recaptured from IS this week by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, a monitoring group and Kurdish sources said. [Full Article...]


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