• Tillerson: Iran is in Compliance with Nuclear Deal, US Disagreement is 'Political'
Tillerson: Iran is in Compliance with Nuclear Deal, US Disagreement is 'Political'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joined Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for a first meeting with partners backing the 2015 deal that provides for sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on Tehran's nuclear programme. The preamble of the JCPOA does not include any mention of creating " a more stable and peaceful region ", only ways...

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  • Madrid cracks down on looming Catalonia independence vote
Madrid cracks down on looming Catalonia independence vote

Catalonia's executive admitted Thursday that plans for an outlawed independence referendum had been dealt a major blow by a police crackdown, but vowed to press ahead, urging support from the worldwide community. 20. "We are respecting the Spanish Constitutional order", said the Berlaymont spokesperson, adding that no phone call is on the Europea...

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  • Travel ban revisions may add countries, alter court challenge
Travel ban revisions may add countries, alter court challenge

President Trump may replace his controversial travel ban with a more targeted list of restrictions on visitors to the US, administration officials said Friday. The Wall Street Journal , which first reported the new travel rules, said they would affect eight or nine countries. After a bomb partially exploded on a London subway last week, Trump on...

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  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 medals unveiled
Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 medals unveiled

The multi-billion dollar Pyeongchang Olympics will be held just 80 km (50 miles) from the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea , the world's most heavily armed border. The South Korean leader noted his country has successfully and peacefully hosted a number of global events, including the 1988 Olympic Games and two Asian Games, despite...

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  • The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) To Release Earnings
The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) To Release Earnings

The company posted earnings of $429.80 M for the period end, compared with brokerage expectations of $433.97 M. For the same quarter past year, the business reported $0.23 EPS. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on shares of The Finish Line from $13.50 to $10.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, Septem...

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  • Tom Price's trips on private jets cost taxpayers more than $300000
Tom Price's trips on private jets cost taxpayers more than $300000

Price, a fiscal conservative, traveled to ME for a health care industry Q&A, and he visited community health centers in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, Politico reported . "The travel division keeps on checking each conceivable hotspot for travel needs including business, yet business travel is not generally possible", she said.

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  • James Comey delivers keynote address to Howard University students
James Comey delivers keynote address to Howard University students

Finally, after approximately 15 minutes, Comey addressed the crowd-and the protesters directly-saying: "I am here at Howard to try to get smarter, to try to be useful, to try and have healthy conversations". He is expected to deliver a series of five lectures in that position over the course of the year. "So those kids having the opportunity to go ...

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  • Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details
Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details

On July 4, North Korea conducted its first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which it claims could reach "anywhere in the world" and conducted a second test on July 28. Mattis' comments came on the heels of Trump's much-anticipated inaugural speech to the U.N., in which he railed against the post-war global order the United Stat...

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  • Police stand guard outside Geneva High School after rumors of planned shooting
Police stand guard outside Geneva High School after rumors of planned shooting

On Monday, a student doused himself in gasoline Monday morning at Geneva High School in the west suburb, but was stopped from injuring himself. Counselors, clergy and police officers will be available for students and staff to provide comfort and counseling.

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  • SC to take final decision on Rohingyas: Rajnath
SC to take final decision on Rohingyas: Rajnath

Alam said. Human rights activists today staged a demonstration against violence inflicted on Rohingya Muslims by the Myanmar government, in front of the Myanmar embassy, Lalitpur. "I am sure Myanmar will take positive steps to take back the Rohingyas". Rights groups have urged India to abide by its global obligations after the government ...

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  • United States aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea
United States aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea

North Korea has said it needs the capability to strike the United States with a nuclear weapon to deter an American invasion. It also has threatened to launch missiles close to the coast of Guam, a USA island territory in the Pacific. "The government is sternly responding to North Korea's provocations with pressure and sanctions", Baik pointed out...

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  • Nod for immersion on Muharram if situation found fit: West Bengal government
Nod for immersion on Muharram if situation found fit: West Bengal government

The bench also said that there would not be any restriction to the immersion of idols and idols could be immersed every day after " dashami " which is on September 30, the last day of the five-day Durga Puja, till midnight, including October 1, which is Muharrum.

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  • DHS: Colorado's election system targeted but not breached by Russian activity
DHS: Colorado's election system targeted but not breached by Russian activity

The secretary of state's office also says it uses a paper-based system that lets officials examine a voter's intent and can hand-count a race if necessary. It had already created a security team and is working on a formal security plan, which was slated to be discussed at its meeting Tuesday. A Bloomberg News story in June reported that during th...

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  • Erdogan Bodyguards Again Attack US Protests During UN Visit
Erdogan Bodyguards Again Attack US Protests During UN Visit

In May, Turkish security officials were seen on video hitting and kicking peaceful protesters who had gathered outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., during a US visit by Erdogan. He went on to call the demonstrators " terrorists ". Erdogan said last week that he would bring up in his meeting with Trump the case of former...

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  • Iran says it will not be the first to violate nuclear deal
Iran says it will not be the first to violate nuclear deal

But again, Federica Mogherini, the EU's foreign policy chief, says the Europeans are going to make sure that this deal stays. If the USA decides to break the agreement, Rouhani said that "any choice and any option" are open for Iran "that we see as beneficial to our country" but he dismissed Trump's "baseless accusation" that the nuclear deal m...

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  • The Calculated Logic Behind North Korea's Missile Tests
The Calculated Logic Behind North Korea's Missile Tests

China'sForeign Ministry, asked to respond to Trump's comments, said United Nations resolutions made clear the Korean peninsula issue should be resolved through political and diplomatic means. The two leaders are committed to "maximising pressure" on North Korea . Kim Hyok Chol, Ambassador of North Korea in Spain. The sanctions also ban...

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  • Japan PM Abe calls for global blockade of N. Korea
Japan PM Abe calls for global blockade of N. Korea

Abe's speech underscored the shared commitment by Washington and Tokyo to tackling the issue. North Korea is "a threat to all humanity" that requires a major escalation of worldwide sanctions and perhaps military action to bring the regime to heel, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday.

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  • Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programme
Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programme

On Wednesday, his third day in New York, Moon once again invited North Korea to participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games to be held in South Korea . Moon did not directly criticize Trump - who two days earlier threatened from the same podium to "totally destroy" North Korea - but appealed for calm.

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  • Trump Slaps Sanctions on N. Korea, Seeks 'Denuclearization'
Trump Slaps Sanctions on N. Korea, Seeks 'Denuclearization'

In an address on Tuesday to the UN, Trump escalated his stand-off with North Korea over its nuclear challenge. "We will be putting more sanctions on North Korea ", he said while meeting with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan , without elaborating.

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  • China: S&P Downgrades Debt Rating, Citing Financial Risks
China: S&P Downgrades Debt Rating, Citing Financial Risks

S&P cut China's rating by one notch from AA- to A+, saying its debts had raised "economic and financial risks". I hope that later this year China lowers its GDP growth target to 6 percent to 6.5 percent, or not have one at all. "In this scenario, we believe risks to financial stability and medium-term growth prospects will lessen to lift sovereign ...

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  • Riverdale Star Hospitalized After Car Accident
Riverdale Star Hospitalized After Car Accident

Apparently, the actor had just gotten finished working a 16-hour day on set. He was taken to the hospital, but luckily sustained no serious injuries and was later discharged. A call between the Riverdale cast's representatives and Warner Bros. executives will happen on Friday to discuss the issue. Now, this isn't exactly a one-sided argument.

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  • UN Votes to Help Iraq Collect Evidence Against Islamic State
UN Votes to Help Iraq Collect Evidence Against Islamic State

United Nations experts said in June past year that Islamic State was committing genocide against the Yazidis in Syria and Iraq to destroy the minority religious community through killings, sexual slavery and other crimes. "We announce the launch of the first phase of the liberation of Hawija , in fulfilment of our pledge to our people to libe...

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  • Taylor Swift Directs Her Mountain of Taylor Clones in New Behind-the-Scenes Video
Taylor Swift Directs Her Mountain of Taylor Clones in New Behind-the-Scenes Video

Taylor Swift's latest act is essentially The Prestige , and a brand new behind-the-scenes look at the production of her Look What You Made Me Do music video is proof. This is far and above what I ever thought would happen. King also added that Swift's lyrics are keeping it real . That's the one the kids like the most.

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  • PM urges UN Secretary General to appoint a special envoy on Kashmir
PM urges UN Secretary General to appoint a special envoy on Kashmir

He said the Taliban were Afghan nationals and have nothing to do with Pakistan. We respect Afghan sovereignty, they should respect our sovereignty. On doubts over Pakistan's ability to control its nuclear arsenal, Abbasi asserted, "We do have nuclear capability".

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  • Manafort wiretapping is a 'super Watergate,' Larry Klayman says
Manafort wiretapping is a 'super Watergate,' Larry Klayman says

Investigators don't have any evidence that Deripaska took Manafort up on his offer and a spokeswoman for the billionaire oligarch brushed off the idea. If you're under investigation for shady global business ties, why would you seek out more worldwide business ties in the middle of the inquiry? "If he needs private briefings we can accommodate"...

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  • China Rejects United States' Demand on Putting More Pressure on North Korea
China Rejects United States' Demand on Putting More Pressure on North Korea

The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley over the weekend also warned that " North Korea will be destroyed" if it continues down its "reckless" path of nuclear expansion. North Korea has threatened to "sink" Japan into the sea and said Saturday that it sought military "equilibrium" with arch-enemy the United States by developing a full nuclear ar...

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  • Trump's approval rating: President's numbers improve ahead of key Alabama Senate visit
Trump's approval rating: President's numbers improve ahead of key Alabama Senate visit

U.S. President Donald Trump's approval rating ticked up for first time since February with the help of a bipartisan deal on hurricane relief and keeping the government open for three months, a poll said . Immediately after Charlottesville, 35 percent of independent voters approved of Trump, and 58 percent disapproved. Just 27 percent said they...

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  • Seoul to resume aid to North, date yet to be cleared
Seoul to resume aid to North, date yet to be cleared

The Ministry of Unification said details of the plan, including when and how the donations will actually be carried out, will be decided "with consideration of South-North relations", without elaborating any further. Japan's government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, said it could undermine worldwide efforts to put pressure on North Korea. Among them,...

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  • Trump at the United Nations: What you need to know
Trump at the United Nations: What you need to know

Oh, to be a fly on the wall wherever Kim was the moment Trump tested out the nickname at the United Nations , while also issuing a warning about the North Korean leader's "suicide mission for himself and his regime". North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large on the agenda. "The president focused repeatedly in their meeting on fairness...

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  • McMaster won't say if Trump plans to withdraw from Iran deal
McMaster won't say if Trump plans to withdraw from Iran deal

KELEMEN: Macron says he is willing to talk about some other concerns he shares with the U.S. That includes Iran's ballistic missile program, which was not covered by the agreement, and what happens next when the limits on the Iranian nuclear program are phased out.

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  • World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress dies at 94
World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress dies at 94

The case ended with a 2011 ruling that she was unable to look after her vast fortune, as she suffered from dementia, and had been exploited by celebrity photographer Francois-Marie Banier. "I would like to reiterate, on behalf of our family, our entire commitment and loyalty to L'Oreal and to renew my confidence in its President Jean-Paul Agon and ...

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  • Rohingya Refugees To Receive $32 Million In Aid From US
Rohingya Refugees To Receive $32 Million In Aid From US

In another incident involving Red Cross, a truck carrying aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh veered of a road and fell into a ditch on Thursday, killing at least nine. There are fears tens of thousands of terrified Rohingya villagers are on the move inside Rakhine desperately short of basic necessities. The Rohingya, a predominantly Muslim...

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  • 'You're a Liar:' 'Dreamers' Confront Pelosi Over DACA Negotiations With Trump
'You're a Liar:' 'Dreamers' Confront Pelosi Over DACA Negotiations With Trump

Additionally, Trump himself said earlier that as far as Dreamers were concerned, he had "a big heart" and they needn't worry. At one point, she said, "Just stop it". Young Indian nationals in the US are among the top ten groups eligible to participate in the DACA program. They also pointed out that the Obama administration was responsible f...

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  • Florian Philippot resigns from leadership of National Front
Florian Philippot resigns from leadership of National Front

A rupture would mark an important change for Le Pen because she has for years defended Philippot's anti-euro, protectionist line against critics in the party. No one in the National Front forgets the 1998 departure of Bruno Megret, the right-hand man of Jean-Marie Le Pen, who took numerous officials with him.

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  • North Korea launches another missile, escalating crisis
North Korea launches another missile, escalating crisis

Cho also noted the severity of the current situation surrounding the Korean peninsula on North Korea's ongoing provocations and the efforts of global leaders being displayed at the UN General Assembly in NY. The move comes in response to North Korea's Friday intermediate-range missile test, which flew over Japan - the second such test to do so in l...

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