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UN Nuclear Watchdog Defends Iran Agreement

UN Nuclear Watchdog Defends Iran Agreement

IAEA chief Amano Yukiya today defended the deal's verification program as the "most robust" ever, noting that the IAEA has dramatically increased its number of inspections in Iran since the deal was s...

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Sharifs can cross-examine JIT members before accountability court: SC

Sharifs can cross-examine JIT members before accountability court: SC

The anti-graft watchdog was asked to file the references again after addressing the objections raised by the Registrar Office. The 67- year-old Sharif was disqualified for "dishonesty" because he ha...

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Lowndes under state of emergency

Lowndes under state of emergency

Hurricane Irma has weakened to a tropical storm, but is still proving deadly as it swirls beyond Florida flooding the coast and sending trees crashing onto homes. On Tybee Island east of Savannah, Hol...

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Iraqi Parliament Rejects Kurdish Referendum Plan

Iraqi Parliament Rejects Kurdish Referendum Plan

Iraqi lawmakers worry that the referendum will consolidate Kurdish control over several areas claimed by both the central government in Baghdad and the autonomous KRG in northern Iraq. Iraqi Kurdish o...

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Brexit bill battle goes on as MPs seek 157 changes

Those tabled by Labour include plans to strip out the bulk of the Henry VIII powers , including deleting a clause which lets ministers amend any legislation affected by Brexit by decree. Opponents ...

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Liam Neeson announces retirement from action films

Liam Neeson announces retirement from action films

The actor has been steadily pumping out action hits for nearly a decade post-" Taken " (including two sequels to that flick), and now has two more in the pipeline (" Hard Powder " and " The Commuter "...

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United Nations votes new North Korea sanctions short of an oil embargo

United Nations votes new North Korea sanctions short of an oil embargo

USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said last Monday that she meant to call for a vote on September 11 and then the United States circulated a draft resolution to the 15-member counci...

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Congress approves measure condemning Charlottesville violence, white nationalists

Congress approves measure condemning Charlottesville violence, white nationalists

President Trump dragged out the controversy, reading a statement criticizing the "KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups", then spending the next few days making it clear he resented...

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Sen. Gillibrand introduces amendment protecting transgender soldiers

Sen. Gillibrand introduces amendment protecting transgender soldiers

Sens. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have teamed on an amendment to the NDAA that would protect transgender soldiers from Trump's bigoted attempts to kick them out of the military....

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Rebel Wilson awarded millions in Australia defamation case

Rebel Wilson awarded millions in Australia defamation case

The 37-year-old Wilson, best known for the comedies " Pitch Perfect " and " Bridesmaids ", was in London on Wednesday and her lawyers were unable to immediately talk to her about the decision. "The al...

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Connally High grad among victims in Plano mass shooting, friends say

Connally High grad among victims in Plano mass shooting, friends say

Police were initially contacted around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday about shots fired in a suburban neighborhood off West Spring Creek Parkway. "Our first responding officer heard gunshots, made entry in the h...

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PM welcomes United Nations sanctions resolution on NK even though watered down

FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves at a photo session with attendants in the fourth Active Secretaries of Primary Organization of KPA Youth in this undated photo released by North Korea...

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Tropical Storm Force Winds Likely Monday

Tropical Storm Force Winds Likely Monday

A high wind watch is in effect for parts of the Midlands, however according the National Weather Service, this watch should be treated as a tropical storm watch . Weather conditions will continue t...

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McConnell Says Democrats' Glee on Debt Limit Deal Was Premature

McConnell Says Democrats' Glee on Debt Limit Deal Was Premature

But those two words - " tax reform " - mean much different things to Democrats and Republicans, just like the three word phrase, 'health care reform, ' making bipartisanship much more hard to formul...

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Pyongyang Threatens US with 'Greatest Pain' If UNSC Adopts Sanctions Resolution

Pyongyang Threatens US with 'Greatest Pain' If UNSC Adopts Sanctions Resolution

The vote in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test is intended for September 11, the U.S. mission to the United Nations announced on Friday night. There are a few things that made it through th...

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Russian Federation and China back new United Nations sanctions on North Korea

Over the weekend, there were negotiations. The new United Nations sanctions are an attempt to starve the country of fuel and income for its weapons programmes. Those were his words. It was reportedl...

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Marcus Stoinis stakes claim with sizzling knock against Board President's XI

Marcus Stoinis stakes claim with sizzling knock against Board President's XI

Australia are coming off what was a challenging Test series against Bangladesh which they somehow managed to level. Australia 347-7 in 50 overs ( David Warner 64, Steve Smith 55, Travis Head 6...

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Canadian judge who wore 'Make America Great Again' hat to be suspended

Canadian judge who wore 'Make America Great Again' hat to be suspended

Trump. We are satisfied that Justice Zabel does not hold any of the discriminatory views that the complainants attribute to Donald Trump , ” it said. But when it ended, the court papers said, he said...

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DPRK warns US, Japan, South Korea against seeking additional sanctions

DPRK warns US, Japan, South Korea against seeking additional sanctions

North Korea-Philippines trade increased from 2015 to 2016 and totaled $28.8 million in the first half of 2017 - mostly in the form of electronics, bananas and garments exported from the Philippines to...

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Confiscated Bengal tiger cub gets new playmate

Confiscated Bengal tiger cub gets new playmate

In a collaborative effort, both zoos' staff determined the best solution for the well-being of the National Zoo cub was to transfer it to the San Diego Zoo. Sumatran tigers are listed as critically en...

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