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As US sanctions resume, Iran president warns of ‘war situation’

As US sanctions resume, Iran president warns of ‘war situation’

Iran reached an agreement with the six world powers including the USA and the European Union in 2015, which curtailed its nuclear programme in return for lifting of the worldwide economic sanctions. It is believed that the new sanctions will compel Tehran to renegotiate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). All of the other signatories, China, the European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Russia and the United Kingdom, have remained in the deal despite U.S. Read More

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Trump to address immigration 'crisis' in White House remarks

Trump to address immigration 'crisis' in White House remarks

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said October 19 that four Mexican police officers were injured in a standoff at the Mexican border, in which an undetermined number of migrants were also injured, according to CNN . But the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue and pipe-bomb mailings to prominent Democrat politicians and their supporters commandeered the news cycle over the past two weeks. Read More

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Synagogue suspect indicted on 44 counts

Synagogue suspect indicted on 44 counts

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he and first lady Melania Trump "were treated very nicely" during their Tuesday visit to Pittsburgh to pay their respects to victims of this weekend's anti-Semitic shooting . But another Squirrel Hill resident, Shayna Marcus, a Jewish 34-year-old nurse and Trump supporter who hoped to catch sight of the presidential motorcade, said: "I don't think focusing on Trump is the answer, or on politics". Read More

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'Never give up': Mother reunited with son allegedly abducted in 1987

'Never give up': Mother reunited with son allegedly abducted in 1987

It was the night before she was to be reunited with the son who'd gone missing more than three decades ago. "He was under the impression that his mother had died shortly after [his] birth", Banks said. She said her son's first words to her were "Mommy, you have my eyes, you have my eyes". I said, "God, that's my baby" - says Lynette Mann-Lewis. Mann, who has been living in publically subsidized housing in Vernon since 2004, was charged with making false statements and making false ... Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation says suspicious mail to CNN neutralized

Federal Bureau of Investigation says suspicious mail to CNN neutralized

A law enforcement official tells CBS News that Sayoc had a list of more than 100 others in his van when he was captured. The former male stripper, part-time pizza deliveryman and apparent avid Trump fan is charged with five felony counts: interstate transportation and illegal mailing of explosives, threatening a former president, making threatening interstate communications and assaulting federal officers. Read More

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After deadly protests, rockets fly and Israel strikes Gaza

After deadly protests, rockets fly and Israel strikes Gaza

The Israeli military has accused Syria and Iran of responsibility for the attacks out of the Gaza Strip and has threatened to strike Iranian targets in Syria in response. Health officials in Hamas-ruled Gaza reported that Israeli troops killed five Palestinians, and a sixth died while making a homemade bomb. A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw stones at Isreali forces during a demonstration at the Israel-Gaza border, east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on August ... Read More

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U.S. withdrawal of INF treaty paves way for new arms race

U.S. withdrawal of INF treaty paves way for new arms race

Also on Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Heiko Maas discussed the situation around the possible USA withdrawal from the INF Treaty in a phone conversation. "So we will make the precise arrangements on that", Bolton said . It banned ground-launched medium-range missiles, with a range of between 500 and 5,500km (310-3,400 miles), both nuclear and conventional . Read More

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Trump embraces 'really good friend' Ted Cruz

Trump embraces 'really good friend' Ted Cruz

I'm a nationalist, OK - I'm a nationalist", the president said. I am a nationalist . I've heard them all. "And then it ended and I'll tell you what nobody has helped me more", he said. Lemon then brought on a panel to discuss Trump's declaration. He said he was talking about "other countries also" but did not name them. "We can't let that happen to our country". Read More

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Ministry confirms USA warships' Strait activity

Ministry confirms USA warships' Strait activity

The U.S. Navy sailed two warships through the Taiwan Strait for the second time since July, a show of force that threatens to further exacerbate tensions with China. "The DOD will continue to fly, sail, and operate wherever worldwide law permits", said Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Rob Manning. Taiwan receives support and defense funding from the United States in line with a 1979 bilateral agreement. Read More

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Scots join march for People's Vote on Brexit

Scots join march for People's Vote on Brexit

Council leader Keith House added: "All evidence is that Brexit will cost jobs in all our communities, push up prices and hit hardest those people that have had the toughest time with forced austerity". In a 2012 speech, Davis said: "If a democracy can not change its mind, it ceases to be a democracy" - but appeared to change his own mind previous year when he rejected calls to put a clause into the Brexit bill allowing the government to reverse Brexit. Read More

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Jordan cancels part of peace deal with Israel

Jordan cancels part of peace deal with Israel

Following the king's announcement, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel would negotiate with Jordan an extension of the leases, which expire next year. Baqura, in the northern Jordan Valley, was captured by Israel in 1950. With the validity of the treaty's annex ending on October 25, debate over the land, the treaty and the government's decision resurfaced after 25 years. Read More

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Donald Trump: US president celebrates congressman who body-slammed reporter

Donald Trump: US president celebrates congressman who body-slammed reporter

This was the day of the election or just before, and I thought 'Oh, this is awful! "Then I said, 'Well wait a minute, I know Montana pretty well, I think it might help him.' And it did", the president said. At a rally Thursday night in Montana, Trump and his supporters reveled in Rep. The Guardian's Mulholland said "in the aftermath of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi , [Trump's remarks at the campaign rally] run the risk of inviting other assaults on journalists both here and across the ... Read More

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Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op

Trump also said King Salman denied "any knowledge of whatever may have happened" to Khashoggi and told him the Saudis are working closely with Turkey on the case. The controversy has troubled Saudi's traditional Western allies - who are key arms suppliers to the kingdom - and also undermined efforts by Mohammed bin Salman to present himself as a modernising ruler. Read More

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Trade war: China not ready for a deal yet, says Donald Trump

Trade war: China not ready for a deal yet, says Donald Trump

The two of us. This would have been a good playbook for a conservative-but-not-category-busting President Marco Rubio or Jeb Bush, perhaps; all players could say their piece, and all could go home relatively unscathed. Peskov said that in any case there are no grounds for accusations against the Russian president. There were several similarly testy exchanges, including one about Trump's relationship with Putin, his Russian counterpart with whom he was criticized for being friendly to during ... Read More

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