• Ex-commander says UK's 'withered' forces could not defend country: FT

    Ex-commander says UK's 'withered' forces could not defend country: FT

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    In a memo before he retired in April as head of Joint Forces Command, Gen Sir Richard Barrons said key capabilities had been stripped out to save money. "The current Army has grown used to operating from safe bases in the middle of its operating area, against opponents who do not manoeuvre at scale, have no protected mobility, no air defence, no substantial artillery, no electronic warfare capability, nor - especially - an air force or recourse to conventional ballistic or cruise missiles", he ...
  • Third-Party Candidates Didn't Make First Presidential Debate

    Third-Party Candidates Didn't Make First Presidential Debate

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    Three televised presidential debates, starting with one on September 26 at Hofstra University in NY, will feature the presidential nominees from the Republican and Democratic parties, as has been the case since 1992. The decision also means that Johnson and Stein's respective running mates will not be in the vice presidential debate. Debate organizers need to take a cue from the nominating processes used by Republicans and Democrats and allow more candidates to take the stage.
  • Parents of Racer Robby Gordon Found Dead

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    Fred Lopez said. No further details on the motive or circumstances were released. Robert Gordon's death was "consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and the death of Sharon Gordon was a result of strangulation", according to the agency.
  • Curfew reimposed in parts of Kashmir ahead of Friday prayers

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    He died at a hospital here during treatment. Another youth, Rasik Ahmed Bhat, 23, succumbed to injuries in a Srinagar hospital on Thursday. Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in Srinagar and parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday to prevent protests even as 10 people were injured in clashes with forces in Dooru village, Anantnag.
  • IPhone 7 Preorders Soar as September 13 Sales Date Approaches

    IPhone 7 Preorders Soar as September 13 Sales Date Approaches

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    Apple's new smartphone, the iPhone 7, will be available for sale at the official Apple store in Dubai's Mall of Emirates on September 17, it has said. One of the distributors for Apple in India, Beetel Teletech Ltd, said it will start deliveries of the two phones at 7pm on October 7. New features being introduced with the devices include water and dust resistance, redesigned cameras, a power upgrade with the addition of the A10 Fusion chip and "the best battery life ever in an iPhone".
  • City expands hours for absentee voting

    City expands hours for absentee voting

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    It can be a photo ID, government document or utility bill that shows you're a valid resident at the address you're trying to vote from. There will also be other candidates and other issues on the ballot. This is the first presidential-election year where Minnesotans no longer need an excuse to vote absentee-a reform also known as no-excuses absentee voting .
  • Judge sets $1M bond for Ohio man in slayings, abduction case

    Judge sets $1M bond for Ohio man in slayings, abduction case

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    He had a Taser gun, she said. Ashland Police Department and Ohio BCI execute a search warrant on a home on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in Ashland , Ohio . She said they were walking near her apartment when Grate abducted her. Grate remains in custody at the Ashland County Jail. It's unclear whether Grate has an attorney.
  • Brock Turner registers as a sex offender days after release from jail

    Brock Turner registers as a sex offender days after release from jail

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    The controversy over a sentence seen as too short and over the fact Turner, a one-time U.S. Olympic hopeful, was released early has stoked intense debate about sexual assault on U.S. A prosecutor said Turner should get a six-year sentence in state prison, arguing that he lacked remorse and that his victim was especially vulnerable in her unconscious state.
  • Disability campaigners to join Southern Railway picket line during strike

    Disability campaigners to join Southern Railway picket line during strike

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    The strike is the fifth this year, driven by RMT's ongoing opposition to Southern's proposals to introduce driver-operated only (DOO) services, where train guards do not have the power to operate doors. Nearly 60% of trains will run during the strike, but Southern said there will be a restricted service, with many routes having fewer trains, and none at all in some areas.
  • US plans to shift military assets to Syria in Russia deal

    US plans to shift military assets to Syria in Russia deal

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    Ayrault said that the United Nations General Assembly in NY would be an opportunity to discuss the situation. "They say one thing and we don't necessarily see them following up on that", Votel said. Congress authorized the ban on military cooperation after Russia's illegal 2014 annexation of Crimea. On March 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the Defense Ministry to withdraw the bulk of the Russian military contingent from Syria.