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Author: 0 Donald Trump Slams 'Unfit' Hillary Clinton for 'Unleashing ISIS'

Donald Trump enjoyed a bump in the polls immediately following the Republican National Convention (RNC) last week. Donald Trump has beaten Hillary Clinton in the ratings race for their rival convention speeches. Finally, Clinton set herself apart from Trump by detailing policy goals. Much of Clinton's address to Democrats gathered in Philadelphia for their party's convention was focused on perhaps her biggest weakness come November - a tough public image forged over decades of ...

Author: 0 Trump taunts GOP, refusing to back Ryan, McCain

Ryan's favorability rating among Republicans in his congressional district was at 84 percent in June and July, based on Marquette University Law School polls . Trump claimed in the Post interview that Ryan had sought his endorsement, which he was only giving "very serious consideration". "If @ realDonaldTrump wants to be the Commander in Chief, he needs to act like one".

Author: 0 UN 'extremely' concerned for children in Syria's Aleppo

It comes after reports from a rebel-held town in Idlib province that chlorine gas was dropped on it late on Monday after a Russian military helicopter had earlier been shot down nearby. Al Masri said he witnessed one man die. "The opposition offensive has not achieved the results that were expected at this stage". They are seeking to capture Ramussa, a district in Aleppo's southwest suburbs, in a bid to cut off government forces and open a new route into the city for rebels.

World Media Olympics-Soccer-Sweden kick off Games with 1-0 win
Author: 0 Olympics-Soccer-Sweden kick off Games with 1-0 win

This was after claiming gold in London 2012 and also winning last year's World Cup. Marta then showed her class by creating the second on the hour mark as she skipped down the right before picking out Andressa Alves for a volleyed finish.

World Media Services between London and East Midlands disrupted by bridge collapse
Author: 0 Services between London and East Midlands disrupted by bridge collapse

If you are travelling to/from Nottingham you will need to change onto a London route train to connect with the replacement bus service to/from East Midlands Parkway. "Our engineers have worked around the clock to make the area safe, remove debris and fix the tracks below". Passengers have been warned their journey time could increase by up to 90 minutes.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Earl Forms in the Caribbean

As of the 11pm National Hurricane Center Advisory, Earl had winds at 60mph and moving to the west at 16mph. A landfall over Belize is expected by tonight with winds forecast to strengthen to 80 miles per hour, making Earl a category 1 hurricane prior to landfall with no impacts for Southwest Louisiana or anywhere along the United State coastline for that matter.

World Media Twins 10, Indians 6 | Tribe pitchers continue to get battered
Author: 0 Twins 10, Indians 6 | Tribe pitchers continue to get battered

Wilson Ramos had three of the Nationals' season-high 19 hits and drove in two runs, and Anthony Rendon had two hits and three RBIs as the Nationals (62-44) scored six runs in the first two innings while breaking a two-game losing streak. Gibson allowed six runs in 4 2/3 innings. "Bad pitch after bad pitch", he grumbled. He struggled particularly in the first, giving up two runs then, but was apparently able to calm his nerves and pitch another impressive five innings.

World Media Chlorine Gas Dropped In Syria, Say Rescuers
Author: 0 Chlorine Gas Dropped In Syria, Say Rescuers

The group, which describes itself as a neutral band of search and rescue volunteers, posted a video on YouTube purportedly showing a number of men struggling to breathe and being given oxygen masks by people in civil defence uniforms. All five aboard the helicopter died, and Russian Federation has not resumed airstrikes on Syrian militant groups since the incident. The latest broadside by Kerry against Russian Federation comes as think tank the Royal United Services Institute released ...

World Media Phelps to carry US flag during Olympic opening in Rio
Author: 0 Phelps to carry US flag during Olympic opening in Rio

Team USA basketball players will opt for living on the high seas rather than in the Olympic village dormitory accommodations at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Fencer Mariel Zagunis, runner Lopez Lomong and basketball player Dawn Staley carried the US flag at the Opening Ceremonies of the last three summer Olympics.

World Media Russian Federation still pushing to get athletes in Rio
Author: 0 Russian Federation still pushing to get athletes in Rio

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hold swiftly convened hearings in Rio to decide on the appeals by the two, both medal winners for Russian Federation at past Olympics. Boxing, golf, gymnastics and taekwondo are among sports still to have announced their decisions. Sports sources told AFP that the 24-year-old had gone to the tribunal, which has special courts set up in Rio to hear such cases.

World Media Teens found dead behind Roswell Publix; Suspects sought
Author: 0 Teens found dead behind Roswell Publix; Suspects sought

According to the initial assessment conducted by officers, the type of injury was listed as gunshot, but Roswell police can not confirm that as the cause of death. "I'm going to be very cautious when I get out every morning when its dark", Hawkins said. The Fulton County School System Monday evening noted "hearts are heavy" and the system's thoughts and prayers are with the families of these "two attractive students".

World Media UP Police provides security to family of Dayashankar Singh
Author: 0 UP Police provides security to family of Dayashankar Singh

After being expelled for 6 years from the party, the family of the accused leader is now bearing the brunt. Raj Bhawan sources said that Singh has sought an appointment with Governor Ram Naik tomorrow. The BJP said that the protest will be in favour of Dayashankar's daughter. He claimed it was "slip of tongue" and that he respected Mayawati. A FIR has been lodged against Singh under the SC/ST act and other sections, police said.

World Media Erdogan accuses West of 'supporting terror, coup plotters'
Author: 0 Erdogan accuses West of 'supporting terror, coup plotters'

The Turkish president lashed out at Washington and the country's other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies a day after the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Germany is home to roughly 3 million people with Turkish roots. PAKTURK International Schools and Colleges is a network that is run by USA -based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey blames for the coup attempt.

World Media Russian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics
Author: 0 Russian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics

The International Weightlifting Federation [IWF] has followed athletics lead and imposed a blanket ban on the Russian weightlifting team. Three Russian cyclists have been withdrawn from the Rio Games by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), three riders are under investigation by the sport's world governing body and 11 are eligible to compete, the UCI said.

Author: 0 Officer on shooting of unarmed man: I had to do it

In the video, Mr Kinsey can be heard shouting: "All he has is a toy truck". Napoleon did not provide information about who filmed it but he did say there was a two-minute gap in which the person who shot the video had switched off, thinking nothing more noteworthy would happen.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan blasts foreign countries over coup reaction

The decree, the third issued under a three-month state of emergency declared after the attempted coup, gives the president and prime minister the authority to issue direct orders to the commanders of the army, air force and navy. Many convictions have been overturned. Yildirim also explained the reasons for Turkey's request for Gulen's arrest. About 18,000 people have been detained or arrested, a lot of them from the military, and authorities have said the purge will continue.

World Media Hillary Clinton and Democratic Party raise almost $90 million
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton and Democratic Party raise almost $90 million

The GOP congressman said his party's presidential nominee is "deeply flawed in endless ways". Khizr Khan spoke at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) last Thursday night, and reflected on the sacrifice his son had made for the country and criticized Trump's call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.

World Media Drone strikes kill 25 militants in W. Afghanistan
Author: 0 Drone strikes kill 25 militants in W. Afghanistan

A district administration source confided to Pajhwok Afghan News Khanshin police chief Abdul Rauf and the deputy intelligence head had been wounded critically in the overnight fighting. A man who answered the phone at the hotel said there had been a large explosion at the facility. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said that the Afghan government has lost control of approximately 5% of the country's districts in the first five months of this year.

World Media Duterte still determines to pursue talks with communist rebels
Author: 0 Duterte still determines to pursue talks with communist rebels

Sison had said earlier they remained committed to peace talks on August 20, despite the exchange of accusations over the Davao del Norte ambush, which came just two days after Duterte had declared the unilateral ceasefire. "Itong 8 p.m.sa Pilipinas, maglalabas ng ceasefire order" (at 8 p.m.in the Philippines, they will come out with a ceasefire order). The following day, July 27, a firefight happened between the NPAs and elements of the AFP civilian auxiliary in Davao del Norte, resulting to ...

World Media Typhoon Nida heads for Hong Kong after lashing Philippines
Author: 0 Typhoon Nida heads for Hong Kong after lashing Philippines

It is the second-highest level on the country's four-tier weather warning system. Those living in the storm's projected path when it reaches mainland China have been told to prepare three days-worth of food and other essentials, Xinhua news agency reported , citing the National Commission for Disaster reduction.

Author: 0 Consulate provides food to Indians facing crisis in Saudi Arabia

Separately, the Consulate General of India in Jeddah said on its official Twitter feed on Saturday that it had distributed 15,475 kg of food over the past three days in association with the Indian community. Officials told the Times of India newspaper that the government was also planning to bring back the out-of-work Indians in the coming weeks. Poorly struck by unemployment in Saudi city of Jeddah, as many as 800 Indian workers are starving for the last three days.

World Media Commission to look at compensation for indigenous peoples
Author: 0 Commission to look at compensation for indigenous peoples

Taiwan was inhabited by a variety of tribes for thousands of years before Dutch colonisers began importing Chinese labourers in large numbers during the mid-17th century. Capen Nganen, an 80-year-old representative of the Yami people, said he hoped the government "will truly deliver on the promises made in this apology".

Author: 0 Yemen govt team quits talks until rebels accept deal

Mekhlafi's deadline came after Yemen government delegates chose to leave Kuwait on Monday when the Houthi side spurned the United Nations peace proposals saying they did not create "the general consensus for an accord", according to a statement cited by the Savage news agency.

World Media Prime Minister Habib Essid loses confidence vote
Author: 0 Prime Minister Habib Essid loses confidence vote

Habib Essid in parliament in Tunis on July 30. A total of 118 parliamentarians voted against Essid, while just three were in favour, meaning his government is effectively sacked. " The biggest fear today is a political void ", said La Presse. The debate over Essid's position appears set to drag into late Saturday evening. Arguoubi told Xinhua that the proposal is related to negative socio-economic situations in Tunisia, especially its worsening investment environment, persistently high ...

World Media Syrian maternity hospital bombed
Author: 0 Syrian maternity hospital bombed

A maternity hospital has been attacked in the Syrian rebel-held province of Idlib, with the number of casualties so far unknown. Friday's bombing was the latest in a series of attacks targeting hospitals in Syria. The bombing came a day after the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda, Al-Nusra Front, stated it was breaking ties with the global terror network and switching its name to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

Author: 0 #TrumpSacrifices sweeps social media after controversial comments about Khan family

But Ghazala Khan told ABC News that her decision not to speak had nothing to do with her faith, but the fact that she was still grieving the 2004 loss of her son to a auto bomb in Iraq. A speech in which Khizr brandished a pocket constitution and wondered aloud if Trump had ever read the document, before declaring to Trump "You have sacrificed nothing and no one".

World Media Hot Air Balloon Likely Hit Power Lines, Went 'Pop, Pop, Pop'
Author: 0 Hot Air Balloon Likely Hit Power Lines, Went 'Pop, Pop, Pop'

Investigators will also look into whether the operator filed a passenger manifest before taking off. "Sunday was messaging her mom before getting on the balloon ". "And this will be a hard site for us to work through". Gathering other evidence would be a sort of race against time he said, since investigators were delayed by weather in getting to the site, and most physical evidence will be tarnished within days, Sumwalt said.

World Media Taylor Swift Calls BS on Kanye He Broke the Law
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Calls BS on Kanye He Broke the Law

As we reported, Kanye had Taylor on speaker when he recorded her as they spoke about his song " Famous ", and there were clear voices in the room from the camera crew as well as producer Rick Rubin ...as such, they could all overhear the conversation so the law does not prohibit the recording.

World Media Rosberg locks up German GP pole
Author: 0 Rosberg locks up German GP pole

Two-time defending champion Hamilton now takes a 19-point lead over Rosberg into the almost month-long break. This was how the order stood even after the first couple rounds of pits stops, it was only up until the half-way mark that Rosberg could mount a challenge against Verstappen, to which he received a five second time penalty for forcing the junior Red Bull driver off the track.