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Owen Smith: 'Five days left to save the Labour Party'

In the speech, Mr Corbyn said the United Kingdom economy was "poised between two alternative futures" - one, offered by the Conservative government, "where the fast buck takes precedence", the other a "new, dynamic economy that breaks with the failures and injustice of the past".


Faulted by charities, United Nations plans to keep up relief work in Syria

Faulted by charities, United Nations plans to keep up relief work in Syria

Meanwhile, 13.5 million Syrians are now in need of humanitarian assistance while 14.8 million are refugees, half of which are children, according to aid group World Vision. People drive in the Ramousah area of southern Aleppo , after the Syrian army and allied militia advanced in the area, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on September 9, 2016.



Beaches reopened after pipe bomb blast, probe ongoing

Officials say runners had been scheduled to pass by the area around the time the blast occurred. "We are grateful that nobody was injured, but this is a serious act of violence against the people of New Jersey". A 1-mile Semper Five "fun run" had been scheduled to start at 9 a.m., and the 5K race had been scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. He said the site of the explosion, outside on a major thoroughfare of a fashionable enclave in one of the most bustling areas of New York City, was being ...



Philippines hitman says he heard President Rodrigo Duterte order killings

Mr Edgar Matobato , 57, made the allegations before Senate, which is investigating alleged extrajudicial killings in Mr Duterte's anti-crime crackdown that police said has left 3,140 people dead in his first 72 days in office. It also found there was a "systematic failure on the part of local officials to conduct any meaningful investigation into said killings", and recommended that a local ombudsman investigate whether Duterte was criminally liable for "his inaction in the face of ...


Pakistani PM Sharif to Raise Kashmir Dispute at UN General Assembly

Pakistani PM Sharif to Raise Kashmir Dispute at UN General Assembly

On the side lines of the UNGA session, the Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with a number of world leaders, including the UN Secretary General. Maliha Lodhi claimed that this request came in response to the PM's recent letter to the United Nations general secretary on Kashmir issue. He will also highlight Pakistan's role and sacrifices tendered by it in the war against terrorism.


Friend: Boy shot by cop meant to rob with BB gun

Friend: Boy shot by cop meant to rob with BB gun

Dozens of people attended a vigil on Thursday night near the shooting, including members of Tyre King's youth football team. The incident occurred in Columbus , Ohio , when police were responding to a break-in reported in the eastern section of the city.