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This is BBC World News Today, broadcasting in the UK

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It's 15 years since the 9/11 attacks - memorials have been held

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to remembers the people who lost their lives.

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But Hillary Clinton has to leave the New York memorial early -

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after she stumbles and is helped into a car.

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She later recovers, and says she's fine.

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More than a million Muslims - gather on Mount Arafat

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in Saudi Arabia, to perform the most important ritual of the Hajj.

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A Belgian paralympics medalist denies having plans for assisted

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I am still alive, and will enjoy every little, little moment in my

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life. Memorial services to commemorate

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the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 Almost three thousand

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people were killed - when al-Qaeda militants

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hijacked four planes. A third targeted the Pentagon -

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and the fourth crashed Here's a look back at

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how the day unfolded. The most enduring memorial to those

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we lost is ensuring the America That we stay true to

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what is best in us. Well Democratic presidential

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candidate Hillary Clinton - had to make an early departure

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from the ceremony after feeling "overheated",

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but was later doing "much better," But it raises concerns about her

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health, with the presidential vote Our correspondent Nick Bryant

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reports from New York. A lot of people are wondering what

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the big deal is, hot day in New York, Hillary Clinton emerged from

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her daughter's apartment, looking fine. Donald Trump trying to make

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our stamina and issue in the campaign, many people thinking it is

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sexist. Right wing commentators and tabloids focusing on the

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69-year-old's health. Donald Trump is 70. Hillary Clinton making light

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of these rumours. On a late-night TV show offering a host to take her

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pulse, to prove she was alive. These pictures are more damaging. They

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will be harder to laugh. Rebel groups in Syria are still

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considering whether to join a ceasefire due to take effect

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on Monday. There are reports that one

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of the most influential rebel forces, may reject

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the agreement altogether. Meanwhile aid agencies -

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are getting ready to take emergency supplies to besieged towns

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and villages, if the Our immediate priority to bring in

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life-saving assistance, food and medical supplies. That is what is

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needed. Then we look at the mental health and emotional well-being and

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children. You cannot do that by dropping off the basket. You need to

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stay in there, deliver the kinds of programmes that can help people

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recover from being under siege for years.

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Well BBC Arabic's - Assaf Aboud, has gained rare access

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to the government-held side of Aleppo Citadel.

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A 5000 year old fortress - which has become a key battle ground

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We're getting reports from Thailand that the 88-year-old king

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is recovering from a respiratory infection.

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A statement from the palace said Bhumibol Adulyadej

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is the world's longest serving monarch, does NOT have a fever.

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It also said an x-ray showed there was no inflammation

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The king who was last seen in public in January has been receiving

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hospital treatment for various conditions for the past year.

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Gunmen in north-west Pakistan have shot dead Doctor Zaka-ullah Khan -

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a leading figure in the country's drive to eradicate polio.

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More than 80 people have been killed in recent years in attacks on polio

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immunisation campaigns by Islamists who oppose them.

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Three women who attacked a police station in

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the Kenyan city of Mombasa - have been shot dead.

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Police say they stabbed two officers and threw petrol bombs.

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There have been a number of attacks in Kenya's coastal region in recent

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years, many carried out by the Islamist group Al Shabaab.

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At least eighteen civilians are reported killed in northern

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Yemen after air-strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.

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Residents in the Ar-hab district, north of Sanaa, said that warplanes

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Apparently mistaking their machinery for a rocket-launcher.

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When local people rushed to the scene, the aircraft returned

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One of Britain's oldest Asian theatres has reopened

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Tara Arts in South London began in the 1970s and gave many

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Asian actors a platform to launch their careers.

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goes up once again next week -

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One of India's best-known poets, like I never heard before. Putting a

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new twist to the traditional, that is what this place is all about.

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They have applied the same formula to their new home. In Britain, there

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is no theatre which has an earth page flow. I wanted to have that

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here in our space. For me, that is the condition by which all theatre

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lives, everywhere in the world it started on the earth. To have the

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sense of being modern, into Dave's life, but having a dialogue with the

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cast, really important. Local boy, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London

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officially opened the theatre. Really pleased and proud to be here

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today. This theatre is our country's first dedicated multicultural

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theatre. I was born and raised up the road in a council estate, I have

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long links with the theatre. Including volunteering, stuffing

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envelopes, sending out promotional leaflets. Really important we have a

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theatre we can be really proud of. The place literally means star, in

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Gujarati. It represents the coming together of many cultures in

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tooting, in London. With a new and improved building, high-profile

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launch, it promises to tell stories from the Indian subcontinent, with a

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very British twist. Stay with us on BBC News, still to

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come dart all the latest action from Rio, on Dave four of the

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Paralympics. -- day. Freedom was attacked to day, and freedom will be

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defended. The United States will hunt down and punish those

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responsible. Bishop Tutu becomes the leader of 100,000 Anglicans there.

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The blacks in Soweto township as well as the rich whites. We say to

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you today, in a loud and clear voice, and laugh of blood and fears.

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Enough. The difficult decision be reached together, was one that

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required great and exceptional courage.

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It is an exodus of up to 60,000 people caused by the uneven pace of

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political change in Eastern Europe. It's 15 years since the 9/11 attacks

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- memorials have been held to remember the people

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who lost their lives. But Hillary Clinton has to leave

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the New York memorial early - after she stumbles and

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is helped into a car. She later recovers,

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and says she's fine. A million-and-a-half Muslims

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from around the world have gathered in Mount Arafat to perform the most

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important ritual of Arafat Day is the highlight of the

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Hajj season. The most important ritual, pilgrims are estimated to

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make a two-man Arafat before Sunset otherwise their Hajj will be

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invalid. They spend most of the time praying, they believe all their

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prayers will be answered on this day. They have two bears such hot

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weather, more than 40 degrees, humidity quite high. On our way to

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Arafat, we noticed how heavy security is, we passed by a number

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of checkpoints, helicopters hovering in the sky every now and then.

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Police forces all around trying to manage the huge crowds. Controlling

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the massive numbers proves to be a challenging task for the Saudi

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authorities. Last year was a disastrous season. Hundreds and

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possibly thousands killed in a deadly stampede. Many of those from

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Iran. Terry Brown not sending any pilgrims this year blaming Saudi

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mismanagement of the Hajj. Saudi Arabia hit back saying Iran was to

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politicise this ritual, they will not allow it. We talked to the

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people to see what they think. TRANSLATION: Stampedes can happen,

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not because of a lack of security, because of the people's behaviour.

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Pilgrims then follow the instructions they are given. This

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creates chaos. TRANSLATION: I cannot put my feelings into words. I am so

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happy being gay, as if I am going to meet God, it feels like heaven.

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Muslims who come to Hajj shed all signs of wealth, luxury and social

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distinction. Men all dressed the same, wearing two sheets of

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unstretched class. Women have to be covered up, uncovered faces, no

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jewellery, or perfume. All about equality, humidity and emotion. --

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devotion. They are forecast to win 58

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seats in parliament - one more than the nationalist HDZ

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party. The last administration,

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led by the HDZ collapsed after only five months -

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over allegations of corruption. Police have arrested

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55 men on suspicion of aggravated trespass -

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following an incident at a Sikh Temple in the central

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English town of Leamington Spa. Officers were called

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to the Gurdwara in the early hours of Sunday morning,

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where they said they seized a significant number

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of knives from the scene. Hundreds of thousands of people took

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to the streets across Catalonia on Sunday to support a break

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from Spain - which local leaders They gathered despite the legal

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blocks by the central government and waved yellow

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banners in time to music, symbolising the rhythm

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of a beating heart uniting A Brazilian sprinter has won gold in

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the T47 sprint in Rio. He pleaded two time world champion. Meanwhile

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Britain's Rovers dominated. Rachel Morris winning gold, there was a

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mixed doubles sculls gold, and the mixed coxed four goal made it

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another one. Triathlon making its debut at the Paralympics. Grace

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Norman beat the favourite, Lauren Steadman. A Belgian who won a bronze

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medal denied press reports she intends to use her legal right to

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die after the games. She has an incurable spinal the Jon Ashton

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disease, she says she signed papers in 2008 allowing doctors to end her

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life at the time of their choosing. She planned to enjoy life with

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friends and families, offering inspirational talks to schools. This

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is totally out of the question. Yes, this is my last Paralympic games. I

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have a progressive disease. I signed my euthanasia papers already in

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2008. Because it was really hard to handle, and to suffer with this

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disease. Euthanasia, I can leave with a good feeling. Whatever

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happened, I have my papers in my hands. But I am still enjoying every

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little moment. When the moment comes, then I have more bad days

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than good days, then I have my euthanasia papers. The time is not

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there yet. Chelsea could not maintain their winning start to the

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Premier League season, drawing 2-2 with Chelsea. Diego Costa scoring

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early and late, never far from the action at the Liberty Stadium.

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Swansea's goals coming from Gylfi Sigurdsson and Leroy Fer. I'm happy

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because my team played the second half with more aggression and

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energy. Against a very strong team. I am happy, Chelsea did not deserve

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to lose this game. That we had a good reaction in the second half.

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After 90 minutes of fighting. For us, a good result. The Chelsea

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defender Gary Cahill aired his frustrations in the build-up to

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Chelsea's second goal. I know how hard it is to win this league, how

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many errors you can have, in terms of dropping points. It has killed us

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unfairly. For me, you can see the look on my face, incredible. The

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worrying thing for me, which I said, there are three of you. Three of you

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that can see that. One or two, two fouls in that situation. You can see

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that. They cannot, between the three of them. They said they did not see

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that. For me, incredible. Frustrated Gary Cahill. The final of the men's

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singles at the US Open about to get under way at Flushing Meadows. Novak

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Djokovic looking to win his 13th Grand Slam title. Up against the

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number three seed, Stan Wawrinka. Nairo Quintana winning the Tour of

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Spain. Completing the largely processional final stage into Madrid

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comfortably. Winning ever Chris Froome by one minute, 23 seconds. In

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the Tour of Britain, Caleb Ewan winning the final stage in London,

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Steve Cummings safely negotiating the course to be crowned overall

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champion. The two time runner-up finishing 26 seconds ahead of Rome

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and Venice. That is all the sport for now.

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Well let's return to the memorial events being held in New York,

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to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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The worst terrorist attack on US soil.

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I've been speaking to two people - who were in New York

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at the time of the attack, a Muslim-American activist

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who was a student a the time, but first here's the thoughts

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of George Faller, a firefighter who rushed into danger

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Well, it was one of the worst days of my life, for sure. I was off

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duty, called into the fire house. We commandeered a bus, we drove it

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down, arriving just after the second collapse. It was like looking at

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another planet, nothing I have seen before. What impacted your decision

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to enter the towers? Your son was born just a few days before. Yes, we

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make about when we join, we leave no one behind. I know if I was in

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there, someone will be doing the same for me. So many firefighters

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died helping people in the towers. How is the forced to date? Have they

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recovered from that awful day? There are a bunch of guys who have not

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recovered, a lot of health issues. Broken up families, post-traumatic

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stress disorder 's. The vast majority, they have faced dramatic

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growth. Creating new meaning, changing their lives for the better.

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I look at my own life, in a very different place because of those

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events. You have talked about the trauma. What did you see when you

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enter the tower? What we saw, hard to see, or the dust and the smoke.

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Doing searches, crawling through voids. No idea if it was going to be

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another attack, another building collapsing, hours later. It was

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chaos, the Fire Department has great leadership, but that they so much of

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the leadership had perished. We did not have radios, a lot of chaos. It

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made for a very confusing and scary day. Do you still have memories of

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that day? Do you still have the trauma of the day, 15 years on?

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Absolutely, I can still smell the smoke, the bodies, all the things we

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have seen. It is imprinted in my brain.

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I remember being in a chemistry class at a local community college

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in Brooklyn. When we heard my professor's cell phone ringing, he

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walked out and never came back. We went out of the campus outside, we

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felt was little pieces of the paper falling from the sky. Our college

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campus was on the beach, right across from Manhattan. The burned

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paper came directly to us. We did not know what was coming on, it was

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disturbing and concerning to the students. No Twitter, Facebook, live

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television, no way of knowing what was happening. When Al-Qaeda took

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responsibility, what was your reaction? I was horrified, to know

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that anyone would dare or consider to call themselves Muslims, would

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choose to kill innocent people from anywhere around the world,

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especially my home city, New York. I was horrified from a very scary

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time, continues to be a very scary time for Muslims, not just in New

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York, but the United States. 15 years on, you have spoken of your

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experiences of being in American Muslim. What is it like to date?

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Being in American Muslim, it is very hard. In the United States of

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America, our country has not healed since 9/11. Harder being a Muslim to

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date, that it was weeks, days, months after 9/11. We have seen a

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rise in hate crimes, opposition mosques. The laws being passed in

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states to limit the way Muslims can worship in this country, the country

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of religious freedom. Living in one of the most politically charged

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environments. We have recently two women attacked right here in

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Brooklyn, ten minutes from my house, pushing babies. This is United

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States of America right now, scary times. We are dealing with it by

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building allies building the Jewish-American, Christian American,

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African American sisters and brothers. We will not affect

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communities on our own, we allies to stand with us in saying and

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Americans are part of the fabric of our society that they have always

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been part of the fabric of America. That is it from me in the team,

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goodbye for now.

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