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Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats sparred Sunday over whether Hillary Clinton crossed ethical lines during her tenure as secretary of state by talking with people outside the government who had contributed to her family’s philanthropy foundation. Donna Brazile, the … Continue reading

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Germany, Paris, Warsaw call for closer ties post-Brexit

Weimar (Germany) (AFP) – The German, French and Polish foreign ministers vowed Sunday to increase ties between their countries when Britain leaves the EU to secure a safer and more effective union. “Confronted by unparallelled challenges in Europe… (we must) … Continue reading

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First family goes hiking in national park in Virginia

Motorcade vehicles escorting President Barack Obama and members of his family arrive at entrance to Prince William Forest Park in Va., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. The president and first family are planning on hiking at the national park during their … Continue reading

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Anti-burkini law would be 'unconstitutional': French minister

Paris (AFP) – It would be “unconstitutional” for France to pass a law banning the burkini, and such a move could cause irreparable harm, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned in an interview published online late Sunday. Speaking to French … Continue reading

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EU nations must not to refuse Muslim migrants: Merkel

Berlin (AFP) – The refusal of some EU countries to accept Muslim refugees is “unacceptable”, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday as Germany called for quotas to divide the influx throughout the bloc. “That’s not right at all that some countries … Continue reading

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Gabon President Ali Bongo vows to 'calmly' await election results

Libreville (AFP) – Gabon’s President Ali Bongo said Sunday that he is “calmly” waiting for the result of the country’s presidential election to be published, after his rival Jean Ping claimed victory following Saturday’s vote. “We respect the law… so … Continue reading

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Colombia readies for conflict-ending cease-fire

Bogota (AFP) – Colombia readied for a rendezvous with history at midnight Sunday when the guns fall silent in a 52-year-old war between the state and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the South American country’s largest leftist rebel group. … Continue reading

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Turkey to fight IS, Syrian Kurdish militia with 'same determination': Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pictured on August 26, 2016, told a rally in Gaziantep, “We will make any kind of contribution to the work to clear Daesh (IS) from Syria” (AFP Photo/Ozan Kose) More Istanbul (AFP) – Turkish President … Continue reading

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Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former top adviser to President Barack Obama on Sunday labeled Donald Trump a “psychopath”, saying the Republican presidential nominee met the clinical definition of the personality disorder. With a little more than two months to go … Continue reading

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Trump immigration policy to be 'fair and humane': campaign chief

Washington (AFP) – Donald Trump is committed to a “fair and humane” approach to securing America’s borders, but details of his evolving immigration policy will be revealed at a later time, his presidential campaign team said on Sunday. The Republican … Continue reading

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