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The leader, described as "indignant" in the report , also said that the Philippines, a third world nation, would be able to "survive" without foreign aid. The Philippines on Friday said it had suspended its joint patrols with the U.S.in the South China Sea . The U.S. and others have repeatedly raised concerns about human rights violations and respect for due process and the rule of law.
  • Paterson blast destroys 3 homes; 38 residents displaced

    Paterson blast destroys 3 homes; 38 residents displaced

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    Councilman Ken Morris said they're still trying to locate one tenant at one of the Goshen Street homes that were destroyed by the blast shortly after 9 a.m. "It smelled like gas". No residents were injured in the blast. Police and fire responded to the scene. All gas and electric to the area has been cut off as a precaution, officials said.
  • Clinton's remarks on young voters fuel new Trump pitch

    Clinton's remarks on young voters fuel new Trump pitch

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    But what she is saying there is completely correct. Clinton, who as Democratic presidential nominee is having trouble attracting numerous young voters who supported Sanders, also referred to Sanders's platform as a "false promise" during a February fundraiser, according to leaked audio released by the conservative website Free Beacon .
  • Kim Kardashian robbed of ring worth €4million, other jewelries in Paris

    Kim Kardashian robbed of ring worth €4million, other jewelries in Paris

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    She said the losses were estimated at several million euro, adding: "Clearly when you have a star like Kim Kardashian who has, I think, more than 48 million followers on Twitter..." The two suspects fled with three others. "If she reacts the way most people would, she might focus more on what we call intrinsic values - family, friends and community - rather than extrinsic values such as money, fame and image".
  • 6yo 'clings to life' after Townville school shooting

    6yo 'clings to life' after Townville school shooting

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    A SC teen suspected of killing his father before shooting and injuring children and a teacher at a school playground was charged in the case Friday, as one of the wounded students fought for his life. "No child in this world deserves this", he said. One of the people credited with saving lives is firefighter Jamie Brock, who declined to talk to the media.
  • Insiders from 'The Apprentice' say Donald Trump demeaned women with sexist comments

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    A crew member who spoke to the AP but did not want to be identified in the report recalled an instance in which Trump asked men on the set of The Apprentice if they would have sex with a female contestant - while she was in the room. In the middle of the discussion, Mr Trump allegedly stopped, pointed to a woman and said he would have sex with her. "He was like, 'Isn't she hot, check her out, ' kind of gawking, something to the effect of 'I'd like to hit that, '" Pinkett recounted.
  • Rosetta mission ends with crash landing on comet 67P

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    Europe's most ambitious space mission marks the first time a spacecraft has orbited and landed on a comet. After 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission Friday with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to study.
  • University Students Shot Dead At House Party

    University Students Shot Dead At House Party

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    You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. The two students were shot following an altercation at a large party that was being held at 911 Circle Drive , police said. He was studying agriculture and environmental systems, the school said . The university further announced that counseling will be made available on the campus from 2-5 p.m.
  • NTSB probe of deadly crash focuses on engineer, black box

    NTSB probe of deadly crash focuses on engineer, black box

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    Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board will be looking to determine how fast the commuter train was going when it crashed at the busy Hoboken station Thursday morning. "Was there some equipment failure that didn't allow him to slow down?" Some witnesses said they did not hear or feel the brakes being applied before the crash.
  • Shimon Peres: five key facts on former Israel premier

    Shimon Peres: five key facts on former Israel premier

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    Some 70 world leaders and dignitaries including U.S. President Barack Obama have gathered in the city to commemorate Peres, for whose pursuit of an elusive peace deal with the Palestinians won global praise. He was the only speaker to acknowledge Abbas's presence. "The goal is existence and co-existence", Netanyahu said. Nobel Peace Prize victor Shimon Peres, Israel's longtime voice for Mideast accord, was mourned at a Friday funeral filled with friends assembled from across his ...
  • Not guilty plea entered in Tulsa officer's manslaughter case

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    Her attorney entered the not guilty plea. The case will go before a judge, who will decide if there's enough evidence for a trial. She faces the charge after shooting and killing Terence Crutcher earlier this month. She claims that due to this temporary disability, she did not hear the sirens of approaching back-up, nor did she hear the approach of a fellow officer who would later deploy his Taser on Crutcher.
  • Mike Pence Cancels Waukesha Campaign Stop

    Mike Pence Cancels Waukesha Campaign Stop

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    He had previously announced an evening rally in the conservative city of Waukesha, but it was canceled because Donald Trump is going to be there Wednesday night. Former President Bill Clinton was scheduled to attend a voter registration event Tuesday south of the MI border in Toledo, Ohio. "But I think what you heard Donald Trump talking about was just simply we need common sense back in our immigration policies in this country", he added.
  • Nine hurt in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyer

    Nine hurt in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyer

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    Silva said police are still reviewing the significance of the Nazi emblems. DeSai is a Houston lawyer and his father said his son was angry due to his law firm folding six months ago. Jennifer Stone, 54, who also lives in DeSai's condo complex, described him as someone who was kind and also "very to himself". Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva said Tuesday that 46-year-old Nathan DeSai was the gunman.
  • North DeSoto High School nationally recognized

    North DeSoto High School nationally recognized

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    The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. "A hundred thousand. And there's only 320 Blue Ribbon Schools and you're one of 320 which means less than one percent of the schools in the United States are as equal to you", said Dr.
  • Rahami's father says he told FBI that son had 'become bad'

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    Rahami remains hospitalized with gunshot wounds from a shootout with police that led to his capture Monday outside a bar in Linden, New Jersey. NY police said on Wednesday they had not yet been cleared to interview Rahami and were waiting for doctors to confirm that he is well enough to be questioned.
  • Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record

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    Trump also celebrated success, a post from Trump's Twitter account read, "Such a great honor". "She tells you how to fight Isis on her website", he said . And, as Deadline reports , that Trump-Clinton battle chewed right into Monday Night Football ratings. Democrats are most likely to want more coverage of Trump's business background, while Republicans want more of a spotlight on the Clinton Foundation.
  • Indiana woman accused in deaths of her children, 6 and 7

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    This photo released by the Elkhart, Ind., Police Department shows Amber Pasztor . She later told Elkhart police she had two dead kids in the back seat of her auto. Amber Pasztor children, Rene Pasztor , aged 6 and 7 year old sister, Liliana Hernandez . Amber Pasztor , 29, and Frank Macomber , 65, had been wanted for questioning in the children's abduction Monday morning.
  • Stein escorted off Hofstra University campus

    Stein escorted off Hofstra University campus

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    Stein, who was ineligible to participate in the event because she did not meet the Commission on Presidential Debates' 15 percent polling threshold, boarded a shuttle bus meant for news media as it headed to the NY venue. Stein later tweeted a photo with Chief Canavan of the Nassau County Police and said that he was very nice to her. The event is free to the public, but Stein's campaign will be accepting donations.
  • US home prices rise slightly less than forecast

    US home prices rise slightly less than forecast

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    Topping the list of gainers was Portland, Oregon, with price appreciation of 12.4 percent. The New York region, including northern New Jersey, saw home prices rise just 1.7 percent over that same time frame, the weakest growth among all of the cities included in that index.
  • Obama opens USA black history museum

    Obama opens USA black history museum

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    John Lewis and authorized by former President George W. Bush, houses over 37,000 objects, 3000 of which are now on display. In his address, the president said that the museum was an essential part of America's story. The museum is the first and only national museum dedicated to African Americans and their history. "Many African Americans are succeeding so greatly in our country - and I will make sure their success is protected and supported".