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Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

A human rights group, the Human Rights League (LDH), and an anti-Islamophobia association (CCIF), brought the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet to the court's attention. The burkini bans by some French coastal towns drew worldwide condemnation after images circulated online of police appearing to require a Muslim woman to disrobe.

Former Trump Campaign Manager, Paul Manafort Resigns From Trump Campaign

We then see similar mixes of Trump and Putin echoing each other over the Russian invasion of Crimea, the necessity of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and calling "President Obama and Hillary Clinton the founders of ISIS". Lewandowski's often combative style and unorthodox strategies worked wonders during the primary, but the campaign struggled to transition into the much larger, more complex general election stage after Trump effectively secured the nomination.

Jutanugarn wins LPGA's Canadian Open

The 20-year-old Thai posted seven birdies from the fourth through the 14 holes. At the midway mark of the four-day, US$2.25 million shootout, Jutanugarn has already trimmed a dozen strokes off par. It was my first LPGA Tour win ... "I can't change what I'm going to do and my tactics because there is a player that is going to hit the ball a long way".

Murder suspect 'may have been obsessed' with British backpacker

Townsville Regional Crime Coordinator Ray Rohweder on Thursday said there was absolutely no indication of any form of radicalisation or ideology behind the attack. The officers used pepper spray and an electric stun gun to restrain him. Rohweder said Ayad's behaviour continued to be erratic and he had declined to be interviewed by police.

Obama, Kerry Caught With Pants Down On Chemical Weapons In Syria

The inquiry found there was sufficient information to conclude that Syrian regime helicopters dropped devices that then released toxic substances in Talmenes on April 21, 2014 and Sarmin on March 16, 2015, both in Idlib governorate. UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon submitted the report to the members of the Security Council Wednesday. Chlorine use as a weapon is banned under the CWC, which Syria joined in 2013, under pressure from Russian Federation.

USA rout Serbia for third straight basketball gold

Durant put on a show in the second quarter, logging 15 points in the frame on an assortment of three-pointers and dunks. The United States was just good enough again against Spain, with bodies falling more than shots, and several technical fouls keeping the teams from finding an offensive flow.

Police officer fatally shot in eastern Tennessee

Authorities say Marysville Police Officer Kenny Moats was killed Thursday while responding to the second domestic disturbance call of the day at the home. Officer Moats was with the department for over nine years and was now serving as a drug enforcement agent. I ask all Tennesseans to remember Kenny Moats and pray for the healing of his family.

Bolivian deputy interior minister beaten to death by striking miners

Following his kidnapping, the Bolivian government stated that the miners were planning to torture the 56-year-old in their headquarters, based in hometown Panduro, south of capital La Paz . His body was found in the early morning by the side of the highway that connects La Paz with the city of Oruro, wrapped in a blanket, said Edwin Blanco, the prosecutor in charge of the investigation.

Hiker missing in New Zealand mountains for one month found alive

Her partner wasn't so lucky - he fell down a steep slope on July 28, four days after they entered the trail, according to the woman, and died a short time later despite her efforts. But Jensen said hikers were avoiding the unsafe route and nobody came due to the avalanche risk. "It's probably been unhelpful some of the commentary about why she wasn't found".

Duterte to China: You can't avoid Hague ruling

His foreign minister, Perfecto Yasay, said on Monday the Philippines would remain a United Nations member and described the president's comments as expressions of "profound disappointment and frustration". For his part, Mr. Duterte's foreign affairs secretary, Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr. said: "We want to make close friendship with China. It does not mean that we'll weaken our friendship with the United States", Yasay told Reuters during a break in a meeting of the senate foreign relations ...

Joe Biden to NATO: Don't Take Trump Seriously

The vice president, who is on a three-day swing visiting Latvia, Turkey and Sweden, said claims that the United States is somehow "disengaged" in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is "simply not true". Biden's remarks echoed President Barack Obama's description this month of Trump as "woefully unprepared" for the presidency. Dainis Ivans, a Latvian journalist and founder of the anti-Soviet Popular Front, introduced Biden by referring to Trump's stated admiration for Russian President ...

Nigerian military: Air raid fatally wounds Boko Haram leader

He said that the Sultanate Council was building a community of tolerance for peace, progress and political stability in Nigeria . For the army, successfully locating and killing such high-value targets is a triumph for its intelligence gathering efforts which have often been overshadowed by its seeming adoption of excessive force against locals in the troubled northeast as part of efforts to fight Boko Haram .

Water park safety examined after Kansas boy's death

Scott Schwab and his wife, Michele - have requested privacy and have not spoken publicly since the death of Caleb, whose funeral is Friday. More than one water park guest said the harness on the ride was not working earlier in the day. Even from before the 2014 opening of the ride, which was repeatedly delayed, there were issues. "We will see him another day". It was unclear whether the party met the weight requirement.

Kashmir unrest due to our own mistakes: Omar Abdullah

Over 65 people have died in clashes with security forces in protests in the Kashmir Valley following the July 8 killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani. "The Central Government's refusal to deal with the situation through a political approach is disappointing and can have serious long term implications on peace and stability in the State".

Sartaj lauds consistent support of OIC on Kashmir issue

He said Pakistan has raised this issue at worldwide level and Kashmiris should be given the right to self determination in accordance with their aspirations. Sartaj said Pakistan, as a founding member of the OIC, had always contributed towards strengthening the bonds of fraternity and solidarity among the Muslim countries.

Trump Backers Blame Media, Pollsters For Campaign Hiccups

For example, 53 percent of GOP voters said they were casting their ballots "against Clinton" while 46 percent of Democrats said they were going to cast their vote "against Trump". The reporter denied the claim, refuting that she had fallen as well as refuting the recent comments from Trump that Clinton has taken a lot of time off of the campaign trail.

Coalition jets scrambled to defend U.S. forces from Syrian bombing

At the same time, Kozak said, "there are a number of U.S. Special [Operations] forces in the outskirts of Hasakah city, and several bases run by the YPG". The YPG and other Kurdish militant groups have been assuming positions in Hasakah since 2012. "We are fighting mercenaries", he said, referring to pro-government gunmen fighting alongside Assad's forces.

Harrowing video of small boy saved from Aleppo

The building collapsed shortly afterward. Earlier Thursday, Staffan de Mistura, the United Nations envoy to the Syria crisis, said he had suspended meetings of an global task force working on humanitarian issues in Geneva because "there was no sense in having a humanitarian meeting today unless we got some action".

Hillary Clinton shouldn't drag Colin Powell into her email mess

U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan issued the order August 19, as part of a long-running public records lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch . "We will move quickly to get these answers". In addition to requiring her testimony in writing, the judge allowed the group to depose a senior State Department aide who had warned two subordinates not to question her email practices.

Trump pitches black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

Currently, most polls show Trump polling around the lower single-digit with black voters. "No group in America has been more harmed by Hillary Clinton's policies than African Americans", Trump said on Friday. Or maybe black voters aren't his intended audience. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, followed by his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, shakes hands with Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry as he is greeted by Louisiana officials upon his arrival at the Baton ...