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Also killed were 44-year-old pilot Zach Justin Babat of Montana and his passenger, 40-year-old Jeff Thomas Burruss of Haines. Skies were clear and temperatures were around 63 degrees, she said. Those killed included three people on a Cessna from Hageland Aviation, a local airline, and two on a Piper operated by Renfro's Alaskan Adventures, a tourism company, Alaska's national guard said.
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    The AP said it did not include those meetings in its tally because, presumably, meetings with government officials were part of the daily duties for any secretary of state and would have occurred even if someone else was in the job. Her last full-blown news conference was December 2015 in Iowa. But the questions about emails and the foundation keep piling up, and she is certain to be challenged at the first debate with Trump on September 26.
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    A photo of the woman who is alleged to have thrown a banana at footballer Eddie Betts on Saturday night. "We do quite extensive cultural awareness training with all our staff, so we'll involve her in that program, and that does include our Indigenous players".
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    The state broadcaster, RTBF , said it has caused serious damage to the building, which police have cordoned off, The Guardian reported . Brussels prosecutors confirmed that there had been an explosion at the institute and that there had been no casualties.
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    Islamic State claimed responsibility for the July 1 attack on the cafe in the capital Dhaka in which 22 people were killed, mostly non-Muslims and foreigners, including one American. There, he noted that Bangladesh "is moving in line with the vision of Bangabandhu under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's strong leadership". Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its allies boycotted the last general election in 2014 over fears that they would be rigged, leaving the field clear for Hasina's ...
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    The resettlement program has emerged as an issue in the presidential campaign, with Republican nominee Donald Trump alleging displaced Syrians pose a potential security threat. "On whether the 10,000 mark will be met Monday, the United States official said, it depends on how many arrivals they get". Only a small percentage of Syrian refugees have been resettled to third countries.
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    Scotland Yard said it had arrested a man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. Members of Unite at bus operator Tower Transit backed strike action in a continuing row regarding rosters in a vote of 9-1, with Unite claiming that approximately 1,000 workers are involved in the strike (affecting 28 routes in the capital).
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    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the airstrikes. The gunmen and their families headed to the northern rebel-controlled Idlib province, the group said. For years, government helicopters conducted a brutal aerial campaign, pounding the suburb with barrel bombs - large containers packed with fuel, explosives and scraps of metal.
  • Suddenly it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration

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    The immigration proposals of US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump are broadly rejected by Americans, a new poll finds, findings that come as Trump has shifted his tone on immigration in the face of falling opinion poll numbers. Trump"'. Trump polled the crowd assembled for the town hall on their preferred option. "We either have borders or we don't", Trump said, adding that he would still build a massive wall along the Southern border, and make Mexico pay for it, if elected ...
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    Mess up, and all of a sudden the president is making a ceremonial visit to a Nazi cemetery , or having his photo taken in front of a a giant painting of Che Guevara . That will complicate recovery for many families. "We are certainly ready, willing and able to support that if and when Congress decides to take that up", he said.