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Clinton plays role of commander in chief after national security meeting

Trump signaled an easing of his plan during a town hall meeting on August 23. To sum up: Donald Trump has specialized in directing campaign money to his family businesses and using his own money to donate to politicians who might be thinking about investigating him.

'Gaps of trust' challenges Obama, Putin Syria deal

The president said he nevertheless plans to keep trying against the odds. The US is in serious need of discussions with Russian Federation where they can focus on mutual enemies like ISIS but they just can't seem to get past the gaps in trust that that exist between them.

UK education reforms spark debate on class and the classroom

Limits on how many pupils of a certain religion can be admitted to faith schools will also be lifted, in a move which is particularly aimed at expanding Catholic education. Grammar schools are state secondaries whose pupils are selected by examination at age 10 to 11. Teesside - like the rest of the country - was once home to grammar schools such as Acklam Hall Grammar, Cleveland Grammar in Redcar and Grangefield Grammar School, in Stockton.

Trudeau leaves today for China

Trudeau's predecessor, Stephen Harper, had a chillier reception on his first visit to Beijing in 2009, three years into his term, when then-Premier Wen Jiabao publicly berated him for not visiting sooner. Asked about Garratt, Li told a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Beijing that China and Canada would continue to communicate on the issue.

Malaysia condemns North Korea's firing of missiles

North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 . In January, North Korea said it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb, its fourth nuclear test, and vowed to build up its nuclear program as deterrence against potential aggression from the U.S.

Angelique Kerber Wins First US Open Title

Angelique Kerber can add US Open champion to her new world number one ranking after she beat Karolina Pliskova in a nail-biting final at Flushing Meadows. To win the trophy now, that's something really special to me. Kerber had won the opening set 6-3. "She has two Grand Slam titles, one final". Kerber fell to the court on a first match point when Pliskova's forehand - which was inconsistent throughout - sailed both wide and long.

Wenger gives verdict on last-gasp Arsenal win

Dušan Tadić put the visitors ahead earlier in the first half after a strong start to the game. On moving to Bournemouth Wilshere said: "I'm delighted to have joined Bournemouth on a season-long loan and would like to thank everyone at the club for making me feel so welcome".

Western Kentucky vs. Alabama: Game Grades, Analysis for Tide

I imagine next week at practice could be very colorful at times with a game against Ole Miss coming next week. "We'll learn a lot from it and move forward". Self-inflicted penalties were many as the team ran for just 13 first half yards. With the Tide nation still glowing from the celebration of last week's lopsided victory over Southern Cal, fans were expecting another rout for Alabama's 2016 debut in Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Battle to douse Gazipur factory fire underway

The fire started in the boiler room at Tampaco Foils Ltd factory, which supplies foreign and domestic brands. About 100 people were inside the food and cigarette packaging unit when the explosion occurred and the fire spread quickly because of flammable chemicals stored in the building.

Sydney Stabbing: Man Charged With Terror Act, Attempted Murder

In a news conference, New South Wales Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn said it was a premeditated attack that "may well have been" an attempt to lure police into an attack. The victim and the man were not known to each other. Brandis told reporters in Brisbane Sunday that the victim could have died if locals had not rushed to helped him after he was stabbed, saying they "acted heroically".

North Korea's 'grave threat' may be the next president's first big test

The U.N. Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting on North Korea's latest nuclear test, and several members are expecting an immediate condemnation and discussions on further measures including sanctions.The 15 members are expected to meet behind closed doors late Friday afternoon.

Israel targets Syrian artillery

On August 22, the air force hit what it said was a Syrian army rocket launcher in response to "stray fire from Syrian conflict". There were no immediate reports of injury following Israel's retaliation. Israel has targeted the region several times in recent years. The area is close to where fighting in the Syrian civil war is taking place. "The Syrian government (is) accountable for this blatant breach of Israeli sovereignty, the IDF (Israel defence forces) will continue to act in order ...

South Korea: North Korea conducted nuke test

But this latest incident could add pressure to the relationship. Pyongyang has conducted a series of ballistic missile launches since top North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gave an order on March 15 to test a nuclear warhead and ballistic rockets capable of carrying the warhead "in a short time".

Green Party nominee said she'll face charges for pipeline protes

The pair joined the ongoing protest against the controversial pipeline, known by the acronym DAPL, in North Dakota on Tuesday where their campaign admits they both spray-painted construction equipment alongside tribal activists and environmental allies.

IS claims deadly attack on Turkish soldiers in Syria

Turkish-backed militia drove IS from the border town of Jarablus, but Turkey has also been concerned with checking the advance of Kurdish forces whom it regards as terrorists. "We are working to reach the Afrin canton", she said, referring to a region of northwestern Syria . "We do not have the chance to take a backward step".

UN Security Council condemns N. Korea's latest missile launches

North Korea has become even more isolated after a January nuclear test, its fourth, and the launch of a long-range rocket in February brought tighter U.N. North Korea rejects the ban as infringing its sovereign right to pursue a space program and self defense. A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the US Department of Defense.

Multiple bombings hit key Syrian cities, killing at least 33

Syria has been reeling under a civil war that has reportedly killed over 280,000 people and displaced millions. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said three Kurdish Syrian police officers were killed in the blast. Turkey began an operation inside Syria on August 24, targeting both IS and Syrian Kurdish forces that have been a key United States partner in fighting the jihadist group in Syria.The operation has put Washington in an awkward position, with two key allies at ...

Turkey says 3 of its soldiers killed in IS attack

On the fifth day of the operation, a Turkish soldier was killed in clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. Canikli also said that President Tayyip Erdogan had told U.S. "If we take a step back, terror groups like Daesh, PKK, PYD or YPG will settle there". The YPG is affiliated with the PKK, a Turkey-orientated Kurdish group, which has always been designated a terrorist organisation by the Turkish state.

Clinton, Trump Battling For Ohio at Start of Final Campaign Stretch

Trump had called for a wall to be built at the border. Most recently, Clinton's convention propelled her to an eight-point lead among registered voters in an early-August CNN/ORC Poll . Kelly Myers, who conducted the poll for Franklin Pierce and the Herald. But, in a surprise move marking the traditional Labor Day kickoff of the general-election campaign, Clinton welcomed about 40 reporters and photographers onto her newly leased campaign jet, a Boeing 737, for the first time Monday and ...

Israel to allow ICC visit on Gaza war mission

Israel denies all allegations of war crimes by its forces during the 2014 conflict, accusing Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, of using civilians as human shields in order to carry out rocket attacks on Israeli towns. "The Palestinian leadership has provided the ICC with documentation relating to apartheid, illegal settlements in [the] West Bank and East Jerusalem, and crimes associated with the settlement regime", Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq said in a statement.