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  • Senate Green Lights Massive Saudi Arms Deal

    The deal was also strongly censured by human rights activists in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, in which Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the main rivals. "But then we should debate the practicalities of whether or not it's a good idea to be involved in the war in Yemen ", Paul told Reuters. "Members of Congress in both parties have indicated they are open to the concerns we have expressed", White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday evening.

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  • Boeing receives US license to sell jetliners to Iran, ending ban

    Please Wait while comments are loading. Iran has said it needs 400 planes to rebuild its commercial aircraft fleet after decades of isolation. Boeing has also agreed to help arrange the lease of another 29 of its jets to Iran Air. Neither Airbus nor Boeing has announced a schedule for delivering the planes. Iran has also ordered up to 40 Franco-Italian ATR (PA:) (MI:) turboprop planes that are awaiting Washington's green light.

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  • Syria cease-fire falters amid deadly strikes on aid convoy

    Monday's convoy to Urem al-Kubra and another that went to a rebel-held town in central Homs province were the first aid deliveries dispatched during the weeklong cease-fire. The convoy was part of a routine interagency dispatch operated by the Syrian Red Crescent. On Saturday, Russia said that USA jets had killed more than 60 Assad regime soldiers.

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  • Years after gridlock, New Jersey bridge case goes to trial

    Years after gridlock, New Jersey bridge case goes to trial

    According to Khanna, former Christie-appointed Port Authority officials David Wildstein and Bill Baroni "bragged" about the closures during a meeting with Christie at a September 11 memorial, informing him "about the fact that there were traffic problems in Fort Lee and that Mayor Sokolich was not getting his calls returned".

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  • Obama says nations vow to take in twice as many refugees

    The president called on nations to work together to stop isis, end the conflict in Syria and take in helpless refugees, saying "We have to have the empathy to see ourselves". Doing so may result in civil and/or criminal penalties. On Tuesday, Mr. Obama said many share the blame. "I believe history will judge us harshly if we do not rise to this moment", Obama said.

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  • New York police ramp up security at UN gathering

    New York police ramp up security at UN gathering

    Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) and Cynthia LummisCynthia LummisFemale lawmakers urge Obama to push for woman United Nations chief Trump calls congresswoman to stage at child care policy speech Program for protecting species under Endangered Species Act badly needs a jump-start MORE (R-Wyo.) suggested he prioritize nominating the first female secretary-general in his Tuesday speech.

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  • Triple injury worry for Spurs

    Triple injury worry for Spurs

    Tottenham Hotspur hosted Sunderland at White Hart Lane today with the goal of resting a few key players and earning a comfortable win. We didn't do that and got caught out and punished for sloppy play. Because while Spurs may have played well and won to move third in the table, they also suffered a slew of injuries, including what appeared to be a serious one to Harry Kane.

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  • What to Do With Your Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Device

    Samsung announced the recall of their Galaxy Note 7 smartphone earlier this month, and now that recall is official. Since the affected devices can overheat and pose a safety risk, if you own a Galaxy Note7, it is extremely important to stop using your device, power it down and immediately exchange it using our U.S.

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  • Dignitary 'fine' after falling during Royal visit

    Prince George, 3, now attends school around three days per week at Westacre Montessori near the family's country home in Norfolk. They were there to help young people discuss how they could cope with starting at a new school. It better equips us for adulthood - just as much as good academic results'. After a trip to the classroom the royals will take their seats in a school assembly to hear speeches and watch performances from students on the topic of coping with big changes.

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  • Sanders Urges Those Considering Third-Party Candidates To Vote For Clinton

    Sen. Bernard Sanders said Friday that Donald Trump's campaign is about "bigotry" and that Mr. Trump led the "birther" movement several years ago that questioned whether President Obama was actually born in the United States. The Democratic nominee is under-performing with younger voters who are generally a stronghold for her party, because of a huge trust deficit. Meyers then wanted to know if Sanders had any ideas for how the Democratic Party might be able to reach out to Trump ...

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  • Will abide by Netaji's decision, says Akhilesh

    Will abide by Netaji's decision, says Akhilesh

    MP Ram Gopal Yadav met Mulayam Singh to again try and paper over the crisis, and emerged maintaining that all was well, and it had been a "mistake" to remove the CM from the party post, who would have resigned had he been asked, instead of being summarily dismissed.

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  • Juncker touts plan for free roaming, Wi-Fi in EU

    Juncker announced plans for a radical overhaul of copyright law in Europe in a bid to catch up with the digital age and make the world's largest trading bloc more globally competitive. He said the EU "should not only preserve our European way of life, but also empower those who are living it". But in addition to the concern that an EU-based cooperation could detract from the overall functionality of the already-exiting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the United States would prefer the ...

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  • Now send messages using Siri on WhatsApp -Know how to do it

    The new version 2.16.10 of WhatsApp will now allow you to ask Siri to send messages and make calls. In all possibilities, Siri will first prompt the user for access. - A new Widget lets you quickly jump to a recent chat or see which chats have unread messages (iOS 10+). Other updates to WhatsApp include being able to answer voice calls right from your lock screen as if it were a standard phone call.

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  • Two Indian hostages in Libya rescued: MEA

    Two Indian hostages in Libya rescued: MEA

    Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that two Indian teachers T Gopalakrishna and C Balaramkishan, who were abducted in Libya previous year, have been rescued. Muralikrishna, brother of Gopalakrishna, said, "I spoke to him". Meanwhile, Telangana Minister for Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Affairs K. Tarakarama Rao thanked Sushma Swaraj over release of the two engineers.

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  • Lahm demands more from Bayern Munich ahead of Rostov game

    Five-times winners Bayern started in confident mood as they looked to sweep the Champions League newcomers aside, and defender Javi Martinez had already tested goalkeeper Soslan Dzhanaev with a 15th-minute header when Lewandowski signalled his own intent with a shot six minutes later.

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  • Top 10 Georgia beat 240th-ranked Nicholls State by two points

    Top 10 Georgia beat 240th-ranked Nicholls State by two points

    Freshman quarterback Chase Fourcade made his first collegiate start and finished 9-of-19 for 99 yards with two interceptions and two touchdown passes. "We knew these guys would come out here to play for their first game of the season", Chubb said. "You watch the tape and you're sick to your stomach because there are so many things we did wrong that we need to improve on", Smart said.

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  • Giant panda is no longer endangered, experts say

    The WWF has worked for decades to save giant pandas by developing reserves and working with local communities to establish sustainable livelihoods and minimize their impact on forests, the organization said. China banned trading panda skins in 1981. This is an increase from the last census conducted in 2004, which found 1,596 pandas in the wild, according to the IUCN .

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  • Contract uncertainty affected Eriksen form - Pochettino

    Contract uncertainty affected Eriksen form - Pochettino

    Since joining in August 2013 Eriksen has made 134 appearances for the club - last season he scored eight times as Spurs finished third in the table. "The response from our fans has been fantastic and is testament to just how big this football club is", Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy told the club's website on Friday.

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