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A new report claims the U.S.is proposing the lifespan of any new trade deal be limited to five years. Trump has made no secret that he prefers bilateral trade deals, and skeptics wonder whether the US demands are part of an "America First" strategy created to ensure the current talks fail.
  • Trump says he and Tillerson disagree on NKorea

    Trump says he and Tillerson disagree on NKorea

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    Tom Friedman appeared on Morning Joe today, and he had some pointed words for Rex Tillerson following the latest news about why the secretary of state reportedly called President Trump a "moron". "But if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests". But, despite trashing his secretary of state's traditional approach to diplomacy ("we can talk to them") with Twitter-threats of nuclear annihilation, Trump insists his style is bolstering the White House team.
  • Companies relocate HQs in Catalonia over fears of independence

    Companies relocate HQs in Catalonia over fears of independence

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    Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont is thought to be ready to declare independence at a session of the region's parliament tonight. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy could suspend the existing autonomous status that Catalonia enjoys under the country's system of regional governments.
  • Oral cholera vaccination campaign launched at Rohingya camps

    Oral cholera vaccination campaign launched at Rohingya camps

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    More than half a million Rohingya refugees have flocked to Bangladesh since an army crackdown began on August 25 in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a process the United Nations has described as ethnic cleansing. A senior Bangladeshi minister said yesterday that the government would allow more Rohingya to cross the border. Decades of persecution by the military and extremist Buddhists forced tens of thousands to flee to various countries, mostly to Bangladesh.
  • Vegas killer described his unusual habits in 2013 lawsuit

    Vegas killer described his unusual habits in 2013 lawsuit

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    Parts of the Las Vegas strip went dark overnight for ten minutes , marking the exact moment one week ago that a gunman opened fire, killing 58 people and wounding almost 500 at an outdoor music festival. "I thought ... maybe it's something on top of the hotel", he said in an interview from Emporia, Kansas. Lombardo said he thinks Paddock shot at the tanks to create a diversion.
  • White House Says It Will Kill the Clean Power Plan

    White House Says It Will Kill the Clean Power Plan

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    While speaking in Kentucky at an event with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Pruitt said he will sign the proposed rule repealing Obama's plan Tuesday. President Donald Trump, who made repealing regulations a centerpiece of his campaign, issued an executive order in March to block the Clean Power Plan.
  • Google has found Russian ads related to 2016 election

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    Russian operatives reportedly bought ads worth $100,000 across Google's platforms in an attempt to interfere with the 2016 USA presidential election. The U.S. Congress has opened multiple investigations to determine the level of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Pic: Getty ImagesFacebook has confirmed that around 5% of the adverts it has identified as having been bought by Russian Federation around the time of the U.S.
  • Dianne Feinstein running for reelection next year

    Dianne Feinstein running for reelection next year

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    The announcement was first tweeted by an unverified Twitter account affiliated with Feinstin. Speaking on CBS' " Face the Nation " program, Ms. Feinstein, California Democrat who remains one of the nation's loudest voices in support of gun-control measures, said she fears anything short of an act of Congress will simply be overturned by the next president.
  • Bigg Boss: Evicted contestant files police complaint against host Salman Khan

    Bigg Boss: Evicted contestant files police complaint against host Salman Khan

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    The former Splitsvilla 10 contestant is very popular amongst the girls and the youth for his cute looks and charming smile and his fans want him back on the show. It will be interesting to see what will happen if Vikas and Priyank stay on... Shilpa Shinde begins to fight Vikas by eating from his plate, which then turns a little physical when an angry Vikas tries to manhandle Shilpa, but is stopped by the Gharwalas.
  • 'Huge' blast at gas station rocks Ghana's Accra

    'Huge' blast at gas station rocks Ghana's Accra

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    According to eyewitnesses, the place looked like a worn torn zone with fire everywhere and people running for their lives. The blasts will likely revive memories of June 2015 when more than 150 people were killed as they sought shelter from seasonal rains and flooding at a petrol station.
  • United Nations fears 'further exodus' of Muslim Rohingya

    United Nations fears 'further exodus' of Muslim Rohingya

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    Asked for comments, a government spokesperson said: "We have no policy to negotiate with terrorists". The refugee crisis erupted after ARSA raids on Myanmar police posts on August 25. An equal number of Rohingya Muslims have previously fled Burma since 1978. In response, the military drove over half a million Rohingya villagers into Bangladesh, attacking the north of the Rakhine State in what the United Nations has branded "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing".
  • London museum crash 'not terror-related', police say

    London museum crash 'not terror-related', police say

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    However, Metropolitan Police said in a statement that although their inquiries continue, the incident outside the museum was being treated as a road traffic collision and was not terror-related. The attack killed eight people and injured more than 40 others, CNN reported. The attackers were fatally shot by police. Three of the attacks in London involved the use of a vehicle to run down pedestrians.
  • 'What the law says': Catalonia will follow through with independence declaration - leader

    'What the law says': Catalonia will follow through with independence declaration - leader

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    When asked if he would invoke Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which would allow the Madrid Government to step in and take control of Catalonia , he replied, "I am ruling out absolutely nothing when it comes to the law". This will end badly and everyone will lose'. Carles Puigdemont, who succeeded Mr Mas as President, told the BBC on Tuesday his Government would declare independence from Spain by the beginning of next week.
  • Journo Makes Disturbing Claims Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

    Journo Makes Disturbing Claims Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

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    Weinstein's brother, Bob, and COO David Glasser will lead the company during Harvey Weinstein's absence. While the publicist acknowledged receiving the questions, multiple attempts to get a response were unsuccessful. He allegedly took Sivan into the kitchen, dismissed two of his staffers from the room, and tried to kiss her. "While I would not represent Mr. Weinstein , I would consider representing anyone who accused Mr.
  • Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

    Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

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    Based on the Session memo earlier Friday the Trump administration issued a sweeping rollback of the ObamaCare contraception mandate , that requires almost all employers to ensure health insurance plans provide contraception at no out-of-pocket cost to employees or those on their plans.
  • Overview: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

    Overview: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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    Despite those admonitions, at least 53 member states of the United Nations have signed the treaty since a ceremony to start the ratification process was held at the General Assembly on September 20. It's the latest group of people involved in world nuclear-disarmament efforts to be recognized with the Nobel Peace Prize , an award that's also been presented to such advocates in 1959, 1962, 1974, 1982, 1985, 1990, 1995 and 2005.
  • Turkey launches military operation in Syria's Idlib: Erdogan

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    The group is not party to an agreement on setting up a de-escalation zone in Idlib agreed during Syrian peace talks in Astana brokered by Russia, Iran and Turkey. "Are they going to hand over their weapons - we don't think this is going to be the case - or are they going to fight against the FSA and the Turkish army in the near future?" said Ahelbarra.
  • What time is President Trump going to Las Vegas?

    What time is President Trump going to Las Vegas?

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    Las Vegas shooting survivor Thomas Gunderson was shot in the leg during Sunday night's attack, but he still stood to greet the president and first lady when they visited him at the hospital. "I have to tell you, it makes you very proud to be an American when you see the job that they've done", Trump said. The gunman, who had no serious criminal background, purchased numerous weapons legally, though investigators were attempting to determine whether he illegally converted some to ...
  • NRA Issues Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

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    Other proposals introduced in Congress this year have included allowing concealed-carry permits to apply across state lines and a bill that was expected to come up in short order until the mass shooting in Las Vegas that would make it easier for more people to buy suppressors, which limit the sound and light emitted from a fired weapon.