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World Media Hillary Clinton puts pressure on Trump by releasing tax returns
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton puts pressure on Trump by releasing tax returns

In 2015, the Clintons paid an effective federal income tax rate of 34.2% and an effective state and local income tax rate of 9.0% for a combined federal, state, and local effective tax rate of 43.2%. "I just do not think insults and bullying is how we are to get things done", Clinton said as she laid out her economic plan Thursday in Warren, Michigan.

Author: 0 US to send delegation to Turkey for Gulen probe

Turkey's National Security Council will hold a meeting August 20 under the leadership of the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential residence in Istanbul , Haber 7 newspaper reported. Anthony Skinner, head of political risk at Verisk Maplecroft consultancy in Britain, said the Elazig attack was not "that much of a surprise" after the PKK warning.

World Media US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions
Author: 0 US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

The missile that landed in the Sea of Japan was launched at about 7:50am Seoul time (2250 GMT Tuesday) from a region in South Hwanghae province to the southwest of the capital, Pyongyang, South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement .

World Media Philippines frees top communist leaders to join peace talks
Author: 0 Philippines frees top communist leaders to join peace talks

The rebels said the ceasefire will take effect 12:01 a.m. on August 21 and will last until 11:59 p.m. on August 27. Talks brokered by Norway between the government and the rebels' National Democratic Front stalled in 2012 over the refusal of the government to free communist leaders who had been in jail for decades.

World Media World's longest, highest glass bridge to open in China
Author: 0 World's longest, highest glass bridge to open in China

Tourists can walk across the bridge, designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan , and the more adventurous will be able to bungee jump or ride a zip line. A visitor posted pictures of cracked glass on Chinese social media, after which authorities closed the tourist attraction down for repairs. An aerial photo shows tourists visiting the glass-bottom bridge at Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon on Saturday.

World Media Morgan Geyser to plead insanity in Slender Man attack
Author: 0 Morgan Geyser to plead insanity in Slender Man attack

Although both girls are now minors at the age of 14 , they will be tried as adults due to the fact that the murder attempt was both premeditated and violent. After the murder, they reportedly meant to walk to Slender Man's mansion, which they believed was situated in Wisconsin's Nicolet National Forest.

World Media Academy students break college results record
Author: 0 Academy students break college results record

At Sir John Talbot's Sixth Form there was a pass rate of over 95%, with both Chemistry and Art having 100% of students achieving A*to B and overall 63% of students achieved at least one A* to B. Orrell St John Rigby College staff and students were also on a high after another impressive set of results. Head Master, James Hodgson said "The boys have worked incredibly hard and thoroughly deserve these excellent results".

Author: 0 Saudi responds to Houthi shelling with air strikes

Doctors Without Borders said Thursday that it would evacuate staff from six hospitals in Yemen, following the deaths of more than a dozen people in the bombing of a hospital earlier this week. MSF also said that airstrikes in northern Yemen - a stronghold of the rebels known as Houthis - have intensified since peace talks collapsed earlier this month.

World Media Should the United Kingdom automatically defend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies? Jeremy Corbyn isn't convinced
Author: 0 Should the United Kingdom automatically defend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies? Jeremy Corbyn isn't convinced

I would hope that we could strengthen our relationship and activity within the OSCE, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which includes Russian Federation and every other state. "We have those who seem to prefer perpetual division to the job of winning power for the good of those we represent". Nearly 6,000 people have been reported to the party's National Executive Committee as part of a new initiative introduced in mid-July to curb threats and poor behaviour.

Author: 0 Judge orders Clinton to answer questions on email use

According to the accounts from that evening, Albright asked each former Secretary of State to provide one bit of counsel to Clinton. Regarding Bentel, who retired from the State Department in 2012, Sullivan said that Judicial Watch can depose him because "the record includes contradictory evidence about Mr.

Author: 0 Putin, Erdogan agree on steps to mend relations

He quickly rolled back a ban on the sale of package holidays to Turkey and signaled Moscow would end measures against Turkish food imports and construction firms. HECY: Maybe they can minimize frictions between Turkey and Russian Federation... Erdogan's visit is his first foreign trip since the abortive coup, in which more than 240 people were killed.

World Media Trump up 11 points in Indiana; Clinton cruising in Colorado, Virginia
Author: 0 Trump up 11 points in Indiana; Clinton cruising in Colorado, Virginia

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Evan Bayh have leads in IN in their respective races, but the battle to replace outgoing Gov. Mike Pence is extremely tight, according to a new poll from the Monmouth University Polling Institute. As Pence takes the stage with Trump, the race to fill his seat is closer than ever, according to the Monmouth poll. Still, Bayh faces some headwinds with voters skeptical of his reasons for returning to politics after years away, with only 31% saying they ...

World Media Former Academy President Arthur Hiller Dies at 92
Author: 0 Former Academy President Arthur Hiller Dies at 92

The "Love Story" leading actress, Ali MacGraw , said she was devastated by Hiller's death and defined him as a "remarkable, gifted, talented" human being that was "an integral part of one of the most important experiences of my life". In 1955, he went to Hollywood to direct live drama for NBC and went on to direct episodes of "Gunsmoke", "Perry Mason," " Route 66 " and many other series.

Author: 0 Russian jets use Iran base to bomb ISIS in Syria

The U.S. on Tuesday had raised concern over Russia's use of the Iranian base, saying that it may violate U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 , which forbids the supply, sale and transfer of combat aircraft to Iran without the council's prior approval.

World Media Helen Maroulis Beats A Legend To Win First U.S
Author: 0 Helen Maroulis Beats A Legend To Win First U.S

But now she's the first female wrestler from Team USA to win Olympic gold. "It's such an honor to wrestle her". "But I just wish someone would've challenged them to just think about the bigger picture and really what the sport provides for you, and that's mental toughness, fortitude, overcoming obstacles", she said of that time.

World Media Orthodox Jew stabbed in French city of Strasbourg
Author: 0 Orthodox Jew stabbed in French city of Strasbourg

The attack took place at about 11:45AM in the Jewish quarter of the city. "It went centimetres from a vital organ... we hope he will recover". The local prosecutor's office confirmed the arrest and said an investigation had been launched.

Author: 0 Former aide in text: Christie 'flat out lied' in bridge case

Chris Christie "flat out lied" in a news conference when he said his senior staff and campaign manager weren't involved in the George Washington Bridge scandal , an aide texted to a colleague at the time, according to court papers. In response to Renna's text message , the former co-chairs of a legislative committee to investigate Bridgegate have called on the New Jersey Attorney General's Office to determine whether she should be charged for deleting the communication.

World Media Two Detained in Thailand Bombings
Author: 0 Two Detained in Thailand Bombings

The incidents were part of a series of bomb blasts and arson attacks in the southern Thai region during Aug 11-14, in which a total of four people were killed and dozens others injured. He spoke on the anniversary of the bombing of Bangkok's popular Erawan Shrine, which killed 20 people. Two more blasts were reported in Thailand's Phang Nga Province.

Author: 0 Spikes ahead as Rio beach volleyball awards gold

USA HOOPS: After meeting in the semifinals of the last three Olympics, the us men's basketball team plays Argentina in the quarterfinals. Brazilian police went to the athletes' village on Wednesday looking for USA swimmer Ryan Lochte, who said he was robbed at gunpoint on Sunday with three other US swimmers.

Author: 0 Air strike hits hospital in Hajjah, Yemen

The coalition resumed raids on Sanaa on August 9, nearly three days after the talks were suspended, with one strike reportedly hitting a food factory, killing 14 people. "This new incident shows that there are no effective measures in place to ensure that hospitals are not another casualty of war". "We are collecting initial information and are in communication with the concerned parties to provide us with information available to them", Mansour said.

World Media Rodrigo Duterte's drug war: Do human rights matter?
Author: 0 Rodrigo Duterte's drug war: Do human rights matter?

Known as "The Punisher", Duterte has promised a bloody war against illegal drugs, as he urges policemen to shoot drug suspects who resist arrest. I have yet to complain, the United Nations complaining publicly. This remark did not sit well with Duterte who said that the U.S. diplomat should have just "shut up". The secretary said he can not say yet "as of now" what military camp President Duterte is going to visit.

Author: 0 US says $400M to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners

USA officials wouldn't allow Iranians to take control of $ 400 million in cash sent to the country earlier this year until three American prisoners had left Iran, according to a new report. The State Department has said a $400m (£300.8m) cash payment to Iran was used as "leverage" in the release of five U.S. prisoners. "Our top priority was getting the Americans home", a U.S.

World Media Ball Is In Pakistan's Court Now, Says MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup
Author: 0 Ball Is In Pakistan's Court Now, Says MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup

Prime Minister Modi had spoken about Balochistan and PoK in his Independence Day speech because people from these regions sent him messages thanking him for raising the alleged atrocities there at an all parties meeting, Swarup said. "MEA will do whatever it has to do, after all people of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir are also our people", he said. Talking about the atrocities being committed in PoK, Swarup said the MEA would do whatever it takes to assist people in the region.

Author: 0 Trump's immigration plan raises many unanswered questions

The Republican nominee, who is tanking in the polls following weeks of self-inflicted disasters, made his pitch to be a security strongman as the Democratic vice president accused him of imperiling the lives of Americans. troops, before saying that "we should have kept the oil in Iraq"-a long-standing position of his that, on its face, amounts to an endorsement of the idea that the USA should engage in wars to seize foreign resources".

World Media #RioOlympics: Germany beats Nigeria 2 - 0 to reach finals
Author: 0 #RioOlympics: Germany beats Nigeria 2 - 0 to reach finals

South Korea, which will be played in Sao Paulo later Wednesday, 1996 Olympic hampion Nigeria will face Germany, which is playing in the Olympics for the first time since 1998, when US coach Jurgen Klinsmann was on the team. "For every game we want to play, we prepare to win". Tomas Rogic got things going for Celtic nine minutes into the match, before a brace from Leigh Griffiths prior to halftime gave the team a comfortable 3-0 advantage.

World Media Lawyer: Mom accused in drownings dealt with mental illness
Author: 0 Lawyer: Mom accused in drownings dealt with mental illness

She then tried to dig a hole but couldn't make it deep enough, so she moved the bodies of her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter under a neighbor's house. The acquaintance then flagged down a police officer and told him what happened. Detectives found Thomas living at the shelter and interviewed her. Thomas told investigators on the night Kayiana was found with her homeless friend, the two adults were trying to catch a bus to the shelter but the buses stopped running.

World Media Indonesia marks Independence Day by sinking illegal ships
Author: 0 Indonesia marks Independence Day by sinking illegal ships

Indonesian authorities announced today that dozens of foreign fishing vessels captured fishing illegally in the country's waters were sunk, Vietnam News Agency ( VNA ) reports . Widodo has taken the tough stance for Indonesia reportedly suffers a massive revenue annually because of illegal fishing in its waters. Still, foreign trawlers continue to ply Indonesian waters, with the problem compounded by a shortage of naval and coast-guard vessels, said Ian Storey, senior fellow at the ...

World Media DMK MLAs marshalled out of the Tamil Nadu assembly
Author: 0 DMK MLAs marshalled out of the Tamil Nadu assembly

THE first spark for the pandemonium in the State Assembly appeared when AIADMK MLA S Gunasekaran from Tiruppur South said, "Those who shouted "Namakku Namey" could not catch power". After his appeals to resume their seats failed, the Speaker called in the marshals to evict DMK members en masse . Accordingly, DMK members will not participate in the Assembly activities for seven working days.

Author: 0 15 detainees transferred from Guantanamo Bay

Most have been held without charge or trial for more than a decade, drawing global condemnation. The largest single transfer of Gitmo prisoners under Mr. "This is our worry", said the California Republican, who chairs the House Foreign Relations Committee, on Fox News' "America's Newsroom" program.

Author: 0 Paying it Forward to the American Red Cross

Even the governor and his family were forced from their home after flood waters filled the basement of the executive mansion. Putney says it's heartbreaking to know some people in Louisiana have dealt with this type of severe flooding a couple of times.

World Media Olympic Games: Nafissatou Thiam wins heptathlon gold at Rio 2016
Author: 0 Olympic Games: Nafissatou Thiam wins heptathlon gold at Rio 2016

Trott, and team mates Joanna Rowsell Shand, Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker, won a gold medal in the women's team pursuit at the Rio Olympics, defeating the USA with a world record time of 4 minutes, 10.26 seconds. Ennis-Hill came up just short in the defence of her Olympic heptathlon title over the weekend to finish with the silver behind Belgium's Nafi Thiam.

World Media Trump says immigrants from terrorist nations to be barred
Author: 0 Trump says immigrants from terrorist nations to be barred

The Republican nominee also described President Obama as a "founder" of the Islamic State last week, drawing criticism. Trump decried using the military for nation building and said there must be a new approach in which the United States, NATO, Israel and even Russian Federation work together to battle radical Islam, whether it's ISIS, al Qaeda, Hamas or Hezbollah.