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Trump to announce Iran nuke deal decision 'very shortly'

Trump to announce Iran nuke deal decision 'very shortly' The greatest European fear was that Trump would torpedo the nuclear deal , known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by reimposing sanctions, or calling on Congress to do so. Trump has certified the deal twice, once in April and once in July, although he has said he did not want to do it. "We may have to array our forces to prepare for. [Full Article...]

Punk singer-turned-ISIS recruiter 'killed' in drone strike

Punk singer-turned-ISIS recruiter 'killed' in drone strike Many ISIS militants have reappeared after their reported deaths. According to the british press, Sally Jones, renamed the " white widow " by the media in the country, was killed by a drone an american in Syria. Mr Fallon also stressed that IS was preparing and inspiring terror attacks in the UK. Born in the Greenwich area of London , she posted extremist comments online such as: "You ... [Full Article...]

Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal in Cairo

Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal in Cairo According to the text of the agreement signed by both parties, Egypt mediated the deal in order to "achieve Palestinian unity in order to. establish an independent Palestinian state" in Gaza and the Israel-occupied West Bank. Hamas and Israel fought three devastating wars over the past decade. The official was referring to the diplomatic Quartet on Middle East peace, which includes the United Na... [Full Article...]

USA mission to Turkey suspends visa services for security reasons

On Sunday, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara announced it had suspended non-immigrant visa services at all diplomatic facilities in Turkey . Last week, a US consulate employee in Istanbul was arrested on charges of links to a cleric blamed for last year's failed coup, a move condemned by Washington as baseless and damaging to ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. [Full Article...]

Ophelia becomes a hurricane, tying century-old record

Ophelia becomes a hurricane, tying century-old record Perhaps the most impressive statistic is that if Ophelia strengthens to a hurricane, which it is forecast to do, it will be the tenth consecutive hurricane. After moving past Spain, forecasters expect Ophelia to come quite close to the Irish coast as a strong storm on Monday. This season has already been above average in all three categories, named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes. [Full Article...]

'Terrorist' labels for US, Iran forces are more than words

'Terrorist' labels for US, Iran forces are more than words Since assuming office, Trump has sought to boost relations with Iran's regional foes, Israel and Saudi Arabia, which had shown signs of wear under former President Barack Obama. Report says if it decides Tehran is not, it could open the way for US lawmakers to re-impose sanctions against Iran. Several exchangers said they had stopped selling dollars from Monday and were waiting to assess the trend... [Full Article...]

Trump sends signal with Corker attack - Source Thehill

Trump sends signal with Corker attack - Source Thehill Trump then said that Corker was partly responsible for the Iran nuclear deal, which Trump had already characterized and one of the worst deals in history. Trump has yet to score a signature legislative victory, a black mark on his record given his party controls both the Senate and House. "That's what helped I think put things in motion". [Full Article...]

North Korea hackers steal South Korea war plans

Operational Plan 5015 is the latest Seoul-Washington protocol for war with Pyongyang, and contains plans to " decapitate " the North Korean leadership. A pre-emptive strike against Pyongyang's leadership would be hard to undertake, but it's widely seen as the most realistic of the limited military options Seoul has to deny a nuclear attack from its rival. [Full Article...]

Child left behind at Utah corn maze

Child left behind at Utah corn maze Tuesday, anxious she had left her son in the maze overnight. It wasn't until the next morning when a woman called police saying she could not find her son and feared he was left at the corn maze. Then, Schmidt said, an off-duty West Jordan police officer who was working at the maze took the boy to her patrol auto, gave him a teddy bear and put "Finding Dory" on her laptop for him to watch. [Full Article...]

Allegation against Jay Shah Congress' attempt to divert attention: BJP

Allegation against Jay Shah Congress' attempt to divert attention: BJP The Zee news reporter asked Rahul Gandhi's opinion about the corruption of Jai Shah while he was on a tour at Aklav in Anand district. UP Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Smriti Irani , who lost to Rahul Gandhi in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, also hit on him. [Full Article...]

China ready to maintain peace with India along the border

China ready to maintain peace with India along the border Army officials briefed the Defence Minister on security preparedness along the Indo-China border in the Sikkim sector. "I wish good luck to your people of your country", said Sitharaman in the video posted to the Defence Minister's Twitter account on Sunday, which subsequently garnered much praise online from Chinese and Indian netizens alike. [Full Article...]

Trump Just Challenged Rex Tillerson to An IQ Test

Trump Just Challenged Rex Tillerson to An IQ Test Reacting to reports last week that Mr. Tillerson referred to Mr. Trump as a " moron ", the president suggested he'd win an aptitude test in an interview with Forbes . The former oil executive told reporters he had never considered resigning, but refused to address the reported insult. His spokeswoman insisted he had not used the language attributed to him. [Full Article...]

Russia, China call for restraint after Trump comment on North Korea

Russia, China call for restraint after Trump comment on North Korea Trump said , "We are joined together today in sadness, shock and grief". It is unclear what the president expects as far as toughness is concerned, but Trump has stated repeatedly that there is no point in talking to North Korea, something Tillerson has been working towards since he took office as secretary of state. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton calls Trump the most unsafe president in USA history

In total, both Clintons received a combined $29,832 from Weinstein. Longtime Hillary Clinton aides have been confused by the former secretary of state's silence on the issue, questioning - in private - why she has not weighed in at all. [Full Article...]

Germany expects International Monetary Fund to lift global growth forecast

Germany expects International Monetary Fund to lift global growth forecast The International Monetary Fund cut its South African economic growth forecast for this year on Tuesday, saying rising political uncertainty has dented consumer and business confidence. The report projected India to regain the top spot next year with a 7.4 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate. China edged slightly ahead to be the growth champion with a projected growth rate of 6.... [Full Article...]

Fire department open house focuses on fire prevention

Fire department open house focuses on fire prevention The key message this year is to come up with two ways to make it out of every room in your house. Closing doors behind you - it may slow the spread of smoke, heat and fire. Firefighters will check to see if there is a working smoke detector in the home. "Plan 2 Ways Out!" is so important and reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan. [Full Article...]

Dame Judi Dench speaks out about Harvey Weinstein

Dame Judi Dench speaks out about Harvey Weinstein Weinstein was sacked from The Weinstein Company, the film company he co-founded, days after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by the media mogul over a period of three decades. Streep said she did not know about any alleged offences. He tweeted: "If even 1/10th of the stories about Harvey Weinstein are true (and I believe they are), ... [Full Article...]

Columbus Day should be a national holiday

Columbus Day should be a national holiday The discovery of the New World started an unprecedented wave of human migration from the tyrannical regimes of the Old World, where many people were persecuted, to a new continent and a new life. There are some states that limit their observations. You can go on and on about how great he was or how terrible, but at the end of the day a group of people appreciate this holiday and a group dislik... [Full Article...]

California Wildfires Prompt Mass Evacuations In Napa Valley

California Wildfires Prompt Mass Evacuations In Napa Valley He said crews had no containment on the quick-moving fire. "It's not under control by any means". It had burned 8,000 acres to 12,000 acres and destroyed more 50 structures, such as homes and barns, he said. Officials said Sonoma County emergency dispatchers were being "overwhelmed by 911 calls" from residents smelling smoke, adding, "Please only call 911 if you see actual unattended flames". [Full Article...]

Trump administration 'open' to debate on banning bump stocks

Trump administration 'open' to debate on banning bump stocks A reporter asked Sanders if Trump saw a distinction between actual fake news , which is being explored tangentially by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its Russian Federation probe, and what he calls "fake news", or stories he dislikes. [Full Article...]


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