• UK lawmakers told to vacate crumbling Parliament for repairs
UK lawmakers told to vacate crumbling Parliament for repairs

Repairs are due to the Parliament buildings, which contain asbestos and outdated cabling, and are party sinking. It said the decision could not be delayed any further and that the UK Parliament "must act now" so that the restoration can begin in the early 2020s.

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  • Clinton calls Trump comment on security briefing
Clinton calls Trump comment on security briefing "undisciplined"

Less than two hours later Clinton herself launched an attack during a brief Q-and-A with reports on an upstate NY airport tarmac, calling his comment 'totally inappropriate and undisciplined'. Michael Morrell, a former Bush administration acting Central Intelligence Agency director who now supports Clinton, called Trump's remarks "highly inappropri...

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  • House Republicans press Obama administration on Iran payment
House Republicans press Obama administration on Iran payment

At focus was a $1.7 billion cash settlement of a 30-year-old case that preceded the freeing of several American prisoners in January. The US payment "flowed in the same manner" as the original $400 million that an Iranian cargo plane picked up in Geneva, Switzerland, the Wall Street Journal reported , citing anonymous congressional officials.

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  • Britain forms free trade group with Australia ahead of leaving EU
Britain forms free trade group with Australia ahead of leaving EU

The announcement follows comments from Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull at the weekend's G20 summit, where he unequivocally committed Australia to striking a "very strong" deal with the United Kingdom following the European Union referendum.

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  • Newton on path toward Mexico's border with Arizona
Newton on path toward Mexico's border with Arizona

National Hurricane Center said. It is still expected to bring heavy rain and some high winds to parts of Southern Arizona today. The storm is expected to bring up to 30 centimetres of rain in Baja California Sur and as much as 25 centimetres in several Pacific coast states, which could trigger flash floods and mudslides.

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  • French judge upholds burkini ban despite top court ruling
French judge upholds burkini ban despite top court ruling

The burkini, the full-body swimwear preferred by some Muslim women, was prohibited in a number of French regions but the ban was overturned. Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve have taken sides with officials who have banned the burkini in more than a dozen French towns, while others have taken sides with Muslims a...

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  • What do you expect from the PlayStation 4 Neo reveal event tomorrow?
What do you expect from the PlayStation 4 Neo reveal event tomorrow?

During the PlayStation Meeting, Sony usually launches new hardware. The Playstation 4 Slim had been known (or at least heavily suspected) to be coming sometime this year after a number of leaks that reportedly showed off a number of different pictures of the console.

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  • Over a thousand people descended on Ramsgate to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak
Over a thousand people descended on Ramsgate to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak

Corbyn is in the middle of a battle against Owen Smith to keep his job as leader of the party. He acknowledged the move would take some control away from the victor of the party's leadership contest, to be announced on September 24. If the motion passes, it will then be up to Labour's governing body, the National Executive Committee (NEC), to vot...

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  • Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria
Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

The fatalities are the first of the Turkish operation inside Syria to be blamed on IS. The Turkish military launched an incursion into northern Syria last month with the stated aims of clearing Islamic State from its last foothold at the border and preventing expansion by the Kurdish YPG militia that is seen as a threat by Ankara.

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  • Trump and Clinton turn to battleground states in the South
Trump and Clinton turn to battleground states in the South

Earlier, Trump and Pence attended a round-table discussion with union members, where Trump warned that America's manufacturing jobs are "going to hell". She calls Trump's visit to Mexico an "embarrassing worldwide incident" after the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, said he would not pay for a wall between the United States and Mexico.

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  • Ezekiel Elliott has been cleared, according to his father
Ezekiel Elliott has been cleared, according to his father

As the day progressed, additional information has been provided by Elliott's camp and indirectly from the team, proclaiming innocence and stating Elliott would be cleared of any wrongdoing. Elliott denied the accusations alleged in two police reports. She also claimed that they lived together for approximately 3 months within the past year.

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  • Park, Xi fail to narrow differences over Thaad
Park, Xi fail to narrow differences over Thaad

North Korea on Monday fired three suspected medium-range Rodong missiles that travelled about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed near Japan in an apparent show of force timed to the G-20 economic summit in China, Seoul officials said.

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  • Keith Vaz quits key Commons role after rent boy revelations
Keith Vaz quits key Commons role after rent boy revelations

The Labour MP, who emerged smiling as he left his London home earlier, said in a statement: "Those who hold others to account must themselves be accountable". Keith Vaz was under pressure to resign from the United Kingdom. "What has been exposed through the papers meant he was fatally compromised to continue as chair".

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  • Putin Says He And Obama Took Step Forward On Syria
Putin Says He And Obama Took Step Forward On Syria

The hard diplomacy on Syria set the tone for an uneven few days for Obama on his last tour through Asia as president. The US and Russian Federation are on opposing sides of a five-year conflict that has killed 500,000 people, and displaced up to 12 million.

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  • Asian shares mixed in quiet trading as US takes holiday
Asian shares mixed in quiet trading as US takes holiday

Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.3 percent to 17,081.98 and South Korea's Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,066.53. But it ended off session highs in choppy trading as the dollar slipped against the yen despite Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's signal that the BOJ stands ready to ease monetary policy further.

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  • Woman sets wrong vehicle on fire, is arrested in Florida
Woman sets wrong vehicle on fire, is arrested in Florida

Police released the video, identifying Chamblee. She allegedly set the fire on August 28, according to the Times . The Clearwater Police Department posted the arson on its Facebook page. "Jennings" roommate was the one who alerted him that his vehicle was on fire. "We ran out there", Jennings said. It's unclear if Jennings and Chamblee kno...

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  • Hillary ClintonPresidential candidate slams Trump for commenting on Fed policies
Hillary ClintonPresidential candidate slams Trump for commenting on Fed policies

On the campaign trail in the key swing state of OH, the Republican presidential nominee waded, once again, into the thorny issue of monetary policy, stating the Fed would have to change tact and raise interest rates. USA stocks fluctuated in the past week, as Wall Street digested Federal Reserve officials' remarks and a batch of economic data from ...

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  • Philippine President 'regrets' remarks about Obama
Philippine President 'regrets' remarks about Obama

Duterte rolled his sleeves down and buttoned them when Laotian President Bounnhang Vorachith gave a speech to open the summit. It was intended as the capstone on his administration's foreign policy rebalancing in the region. It flies surveillance flights over the South China Sea from planes that are maintained in Singapore. Philippine President...

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  • MPs met separatists in individual capacity: HM Rajnath Singh
MPs met separatists in individual capacity: HM Rajnath Singh

Meanwhile All party delegation arrived in Jammu today to hold talks with cross- section of society to restore peace and normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. "The all-party delegation will meet in Delhi after its return and decide the action plan for the future", he said. Public anger is also raging against the government's refusal to explicitly ban...

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  • Update on Occupy Luthuli House
Update on Occupy Luthuli House

South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) has been accused of "apartheid tactics" by some of its own members in a row over a protest calling for President Jacob Zuma's resignation. "We accept that we hold dissenting views". The governing party's voter support dipped in the local government elections as opposition parties took over ...

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