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Clinton Ready For ‘Wacky’ Debate With Trump

WASHINGTON: White House hopeful Hillary Clinton suggested Monday that rival Donald Trump could be an unpredictable adversary in upcoming presidential debates, saying she is girding for “wacky stuff.”

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Typhoon Mindulle Dumps Heavy Rain On Northern Japan

TOKYO: A strong typhoon dumped heavy rain that caused flooding on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on Tuesday after killing one person near Tokyo and injuring dozens.

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Protesters Attack Pakistan TV Station, One Dead

Activists of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement clash with police in Karachi, PakistanKARACHI: Activists of a key Pakistani political party clashed with police and ransacked a private television station in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday, leaving at least one man dead and seven others injured.

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Indonesia Steps Up Security In Bali After Arrest Of Suspected Militant

Indonesian police personnel stand guard as an anti-terror police squad raid the home of a terror suspect, arresting five people, in Malang, East Java province,DENPASAR: Indonesian authorities have tightened security in Bali, a police official said late on Monday, after reports at the weekend of a suspected militant plot to attack the holiday island.

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Canada To US Tourists: Please Leave Your Guns At Home

OTTAWA: A rash of gun-toting Americans visiting Canada prompted its border agency to launch a public awareness campaign Monday reminding Americans about their northern neighbors’ relatively strict firearms laws.

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On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, Clinton Says She’s Ready For ‘Wacky’ Debate With Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton tapes an appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Show in Los Angeles, California, August 22, 2016. — Reuters picWASHINGTON: White House hopeful Hillary Clinton suggested last night that rival Donald Trump could be an unpredictable adversary in upcoming presidential debates, saying she is girding for “wacky stuff”.

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PM Lee’s Health Scare Exposes Singapore’s Leadership Uncertainty

SINGAPORE: One of Singapore’s greatest strengths is its predictability: in a region where coups and economic meltdowns are not uncommon, it has long been a haven of stability for investors and businesses.

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Body Of Singapore’s S.R. Nathan Arrives At Family Home For Private Wake

The body of the late S.R. Nathan arriving at his family home for a private wake. — TODAY picSINGAPORE: The body of former President S R Nathan arrived at his family home for a private wake this morning.

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Philippines Drug War Deaths Climb To 1,800; U.S. 'Deeply Concerned'

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The Philippines has recorded about 1,800 drug-related killings since President Rodrigo Duterte took office seven weeks ago and launched a war on narcotics, far higher than previously believed, according to police figures.

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Over 50 Countries To Participate In Un Security Council Open Debate On Non-Proliferation Of Wmd - Ahmad Zahid

NSTP file picNEW YORK: Over 50 countries have indicated their participation at the United Nations (UN) Security Council Open Debate on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), which Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will chair, at the UN Headquarters here on Tuesday (Aug 23).

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