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Rouhani mocks Trump over nuclear deal 'failure'

Rouhani mocks Trump over nuclear deal 'failure'

In effect, he is asking them to act as mediators to accomplish changes that Iran is refusing to make. "And if at any time I judge that such an agreement is not within reach, I will withdraw from the deal immediately". He is seeking radical changes to the deal, which he claims has "terrible flaw" - and has threatened to scrap it in four months' time unless he gets his way. Read More

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Syrian Kurdish leader hopes new force will counter threats from Turkey, Damascus

Syrian Kurdish leader hopes new force will counter threats from Turkey, Damascus

Turkey can not afford to let the United States - or any other country, for that matter - create an army of terrorists across its southern border . "Turkey will suffocate this terror army before it's born", he said. Turkey regards the Kurdish YPG militia, which will form part of this force, as a terrorist group. Speaking today at the opening of an Ankara factory, Erdogan said it was his Government's duty "to drown this terrorist force before it is born". Read More

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British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War

British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War

But the Palace made it clear that the Queen is not being interviewed in the documentary, which tells the story of the Crown Jewels and the ancient ceremony in which they play a key role. I mean it's only sprung on leather. The Queen ruminates on some of the more extraordinary diamonds, the Cullinan I, which is in the royal sceptre, and the Cullinan II, embedded in the Imperial State Crown. Read More

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Toronto schoolgirl attacked, hijab cut with scissors

Toronto schoolgirl attacked, hijab cut with scissors

Toronto Police say they are seeking a suspect after an assault against a child this morning, where a man approached a girl and cut her hijab from her head with a pair of scissors. Khawlah, who was wearing a white hijab loaned from a friend, said her own light blue hijab that she had been wearing earlier in the day had been left with a cut that was about 30 centimetres long. Read More

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Canada Targets US Trade Remedies With Massive WTO Case

Canada Targets US Trade Remedies With Massive WTO Case

It also accuses the United States of using a trade-panel voting system that's biased against foreigners. The association applauded the efforts of Democratic and Republican U.S. With its WTO filing, Canada is forcing the United States to put its logic to the test. "These rates tabled lby the US on uncoated groundwood paper represent the third action that stands to hurt hard working men and women in our mill communities across Canada", says Derek Nighbor , CEO, Forest Products Association ... Read More

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Ford gives Edge the ST treatment

Ford gives Edge the ST treatment

Jonathan Crocker, the Vehicle Engineering Manager for the 2019 Ford Edge , explains that the first-ever Edge ST isn't a "narrow-use" performance vehicle made for the "weekend warrior", like the STs of the past. Of course, today's buyer requires more than just performance. Step forward, the brand-new Ford Edge ST. "Why not have the performance elements of cars migrate to SUVs, too?" It rides on unique 21-inch wheels and has special design cues on the inside. Read More

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Malaysia to pay U.S. firm to find plane in 90 days

Malaysia to pay U.S. firm to find plane in 90 days

According to the terms of the " no cure, no fee " search contract between the Malaysian Government and Ocean Infinity , the company will not be paid unless they find the plane's wreckage . "Based on experts' view there is 85 percent probability of finding the wreckage at the new area", Liow said. Search operations concentrated in the southern Indian Ocean, but the aircraft was not found. Read More

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House votes to renew surveillance powers revealed by Snowden

House votes to renew surveillance powers revealed by Snowden

The House voted Thursday to renew a controversial surveillance program that targets foreign terrorists but also sweeps up emails, texts and other electronic communication from an unknown number of Americans. But in the years after the law was passed, US intelligence agencies were found to be snooping on Americans' phone calls and in 2015, Sensenbrenner authored the USA Freedom Act that sharply curtailed the NSA's ability to collect phone meta-data on Americans. Read More

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Trump administration opens door to allowing Medicaid work requirements

Trump administration opens door to allowing Medicaid work requirements

It said states should exempt certain populations, such as people with disabilities, and should consider issues like substance misuse and regionally high unemployment rates. The range of community engagement requirements can be quite broad, according to the CMS guidelines sent to states on Thursday. Most who are not report reasons such as illness, caring for a family member or attending college. Read More

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Ecuador Grants Citizenship To Julian Assange, Who Lives In London Embassy

Ecuador Grants Citizenship To Julian Assange, Who Lives In London Embassy

Assange here in the UK". While the grant of a passport has not been officially confirmed, it is seen as part of a process to get Assange out of the United Kingdom by giving him a role at the embassy that confers diplomatic immunity. The entry shows that the country issued the passport on December 21st, nearly three weeks ago - and more than two weeks before Espinosa asked for assistance in getting Assange out of their embassy. Read More

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US Democratic Senator Releases Fusion GPS Testimony in Russia Probe

US Democratic Senator Releases Fusion GPS Testimony in Russia Probe

Fusion GPS was hired in mid-2016 by a lawyer for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee to dig into Trump's background. "The only way to set the record straight is to make the transcript public", she said. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee , which has also interviewed members of Fusion GPS, also appeared to back Grassley's rationale last week. Read More

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Mevani satisfied with turnout despite anti-rally campaign

Mevani satisfied with turnout despite anti-rally campaign

Mevani, who emerged victorious from Vadgam in Gujarat in Assembly elections, said elected representatives were not permitted to speak and that was Gujarat's model. A large section of students from universities and colleges in Delhi, women's groups, teachers' associations and activists associated with Mevani from across the country are expected to attend the rally. Read More

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Teacher questioning superintendent's pay removed from board meeting in handcuffs

Teacher questioning superintendent's pay removed from board meeting in handcuffs

After Hargrave posed several questions, board president Anthony Fontana ruled Hargrave out of order, warning her that the public comment section was not for a question-and-answer session. "It's a sad, sad day to be a teacher in Vermillion Parish", Hargrave said. "Stop resisting", the officer warns Hargrave as he handcuffs her. Hargrave was booked into the Abbeville City Jail on Monday evening for the charges of resisting an officer and remaining on premises after being forbidden there, ... Read More

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Ever wonder how alligators survive during icy weather?

Ever wonder how alligators survive during icy weather?

Officials with the park say when the water or air temperature is too low for them to be active, they go into a state of brumation , similar to hibernation. "Just shows you how smart they are, and how wonderful it is to see them do this exact survival technique, no matter how horrific it looks to us humans", park owner Linda McMullan wrote on Facebook . Read More

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Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects

Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects

Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Alexander McCartney was shot and killed during a foot chase late Sunday as he responded to a home invasion in the Frederickson area, about 45 miles south of Seattle. Daniel McCartney, 34, was chasing the suspect when shots were exchanged, fatally wounding the officer, authorities said. The suspect, who authorities described as armed and risky, was the subject of manhunt by K9 units in the area of 200th Sreet as the suspect is being actively searched ... Read More

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Israel reveals blacklist of BDS groups not welcome in Jewish State

Hadashot News, the Israel Television News Company, first reported Saturday night that members of JVP, which has over 200,000 online supporters and 70 chapters, could be banned from entering the country. "The organizations' activities are carried out through a false propaganda campaign aimed at undermining Israel's legitimacy in the world". "Liberal democracies do not prevent entry to individuals whose only offense is to draw attention to human rights abuses and to call for non-violent ... Read More

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