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Trump campaign statement says Obama was born in the United States

Trump campaign statement says Obama was born in the United States

Of all the Trump statements Politifact has checked, 70 percent have been found "mostly false", "false", or "pants on fire". What everyone wanted to know was whether Trump believes Obama was born in the United States. Trump's support among black voters is remarkably low, with just 7 percent of them saying they would vote for him, compared with almost eight in 10 who back Clinton, in Morning Consult's most recent survey.



Syria says it is doing all required to allow aid access

At least 20 trucks have been waiting since Monday for the credentials which would allow them safe passage from Turkey into Syria and on to east Aleppo . The Pentagon said dozens of US Special Operations Forces had been deployed to Syria's border with Turkey to fight IS, at Ankara's request, in support of the Turkish military and "vetted" Syrian rebels.



Yankees hang on for 7-6 win against Blue Jays

Then Brian McCann, starting at designated hitter, singled home Didi Gregorius , who doubled, to make it 2-0 Yankees . Combined with the Yankees' dramatic win against the Blue Jays in NY, the O's closed to within one game of the AL East lead.


EU leaders look at 6 months of rebuilding EU dream

EU leaders look at 6 months of rebuilding EU dream

A senior EU official said former Polish premier Tusk-who has toured European capitals in recent weeks hearing the views of European leaders-wanted the Bratislava summit to "restore trust in the EU by showing that we got the (Brexit) message".


Seoul says North Korea capable of another nuclear test

Seoul says North Korea capable of another nuclear test

Minister Ri is expected to defend North Korea's nuclear position and address the sanctions put in place by the UN Security Council during the meeting. South Korea's military said that it was about 10 kilotonnes, while other measurements from neighboring countries said it was 20 kilotonnes or more. Those districts which are thought to be hiding the leadership would be particularly targeted and the city "will be reduced to ashes and removed from the map".



Be neutral on South China Sea, China tells US

Russia, previously silent on China's creeping invasion of Philippine territory in the South China Sea , has now issued a statement supporting Beijing . Cambodia, for example, remains in China's camp, as does Laos to a large extent, preventing any robust statement from the consensus-bound ASEAN group.