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All 29 injured in NY bomb released from hospital NEW YORK: All 29 people who were injured in a bombing in New York have been released from hospital as investigators probed the motive of the attack, officials said Sunday."All 29 injured people have been released from the hospital and that's very good news," the city's fire department commissioner Daniel Nigro told a news conference the day after the attack in Chelsea."We do not know the motivation, we do not know the nature of it," Bill de Blasio said. Whether it had a political or a personal motivation was not clear, he added."All possible theories of what's happened here and how it connects will be looked at but we have no specific evidence at this point in time," the mayor said. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Kaine accuses Trump of inciting violence against Clinton WASHINGTON: US Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine on Sunday accused Donald Trump of inciting violence against Hillary Clinton after the Republican candidate said Clinton's security detail should be disarmed given her support for tighter gun rules. Kaine, speaking on Fox News Sunday, called Trump's remarks irresponsible. "When you look at a series of these comments that he's making, I do believe it is an incite or at a minimum an expression of indifference to ...

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Obama, Netanyahu to meet in New York: White House WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next week in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the White House said Sunday.Obama and Israel's prime minister will have a bilateral meeting Wednesday, with discussion topics likely to include the need for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict "in the face of deeply troubling trends on the ground," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said in a statement.Copyright ...

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Bomb caused NY blast, no international terror link: governor NEW YORK: A bomb that exploded in New York wounded 29 people and a second bomb that did not detonate was planted nearby, but there is no evidence of international terrorism, the state governor said Sunday."Whoever placed these bombs, we will find and they will be brought to justice," Andrew Cuomo told reporters the morning after the explosion that he said caused significant damage. "At this time there is no evidence of an international terrorism ...

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Ex-Pentagon chief Gates: Trump is 'unfit,' 'beyond repair' WASHINGTON: Former US defense secretary Robert Gates issued a sharp critique of both presidential candidates in the Wall Street Journal, but blasted Donald Trump as being "unqualified and unfit to be commander-in-chief."Gates - a Republican who was Pentagon chief under Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama - has worked with eight presidents and is among the most widely respected US voices on national security matters."I believe Mr. Trump is beyond repair. He is ...

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Clinton poll lead vanishes in race's final stretch WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton's lead in the US presidential race against Donald Trump is evaporating with just over 50 days to go until election day, as she stirs ever less enthusiasm in her own camp.The Democrat's average lead since late August is just 1.8 points at the national level, a drop of four points in two weeks, and in several key states where the November election is likely to be decided, Trump is ahead.In Ohio the ...

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Pakistan participates in climate conference in Washington WASHINGTON: Pakistan attended an international conference on climate held in Washington from September 15-16 to discuss problems and identify solutions to protect and conserve ocean and its resources. Zahid Hamid, Federal Minister for Climate Change, led Pakistan's delegation at the "Our Ocean" conference hosted by US State Department at Washington D.C. Pakistan's participation in the conference signifies that protection of environment and combating climate change is one of the key priorities of the current government. ...