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World News UN Chief Warns Against Endangering Iran Nuclear Deal Over Unrelated Issues
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The approach to combat nuclear weapons is not the way to move, Lavrov stressed to the Council because the ban treaty would also lead to a "destabilizing influence on the nonproliferation regime". He also expressed concern at the "ebb" in trust on nuclear and other weapons-related issues between the US and Russian Federation, and the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict.

World News One in four teens can't read basic text, but can work cellphones
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When shown a map of India, 14% could not identify it, 21% could not answer the State they live in and 46% could not identify the map of their States. Referring to the survey's finding that a vast majority (40 per cent) of the country's youth do not have any role model or what profession they wish to pursue, chief economic adviser to the Government of India, Arvind Subramanian observed, "This scenario is pretty staggering and makes you think what's going on and what should be done?" The ...

World News New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern just announced she's pregnant
Author: 0 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern just announced she's pregnant

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford knew about the pregnancy in October previous year, but chose to wait until they were further along to announce the news. Ardern, 37, became the country's youngest prime minister since 1856 when she formed her centre-left coalition government in October. She said she would be "contactable and available" during the period and would resume all leadership duties when it was over.

Author: 0 Sen. Lindsey Graham tells president how to fix immigration system

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin speaks during City Year's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Durbin has said the White House should release whatever recording it might have of the meeting. On the streets of Lusaka, capital of the southern African country of Zambia, Trump's reported remark reinforced long-held views about the U.S. leader.

World News Montana Human Trafficking Cases Jumped More Than 25 Percent in 2017
Author: 0 Montana Human Trafficking Cases Jumped More Than 25 Percent in 2017

The city teamed up with human trafficking survivor and author Harriet Cammock to raise awareness of the issue. According to Lieutenant Mathis, BCSO officials are seeing more and more human trafficking victims in our area. Human trafficking comes in many different forms and can affect every demographic. We also have a demand for services here in OH, unfortunately. "A lot of times, we affiliate tattoos with gangs, but when you look at some of the traffickers, they will brand their victims".

World News Sebastian Gorka Has An Active Arrest Warrant Out On Him In Hungary
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Reacting to reports saying the warrant might have stemmed from charges possibly filed in 2009, Gorka tweeted: "I moved to America in 2008". The warrant description on a Hungarian police website does not include many specific details. Gorka's actual role at the White House was unclear before he left in August (he claims he resigned, but reports say he was sacked by new chief of staff John Kelly).

World News Flights, trains disrupted as storm lashes Europe
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Elsewhere across the region, falling trees killed two 62-year-old men in the Netherlands and a woman south of the Belgian capital of Brussels. Police spokeswoman Jose Albers told Dutch national broadcaster NOS that authorities also were investigating whether the powerful gusts were to blame for the death of a 66-year-old man who fell through a plexiglass roof in the central town of Vuren.

World News Duchess of Cambridge Wears £220 Boden Coat You Can Buy NOW
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The Duchess of Cambridge is no stranger to a high street buy and, as she approaches the end of her second trimester, the royal isn't slowing down the pace of royal duties either. The Duchess is a passionate tennis fan; she attends Wimbledon every year and in December 2016 took over from the Queen as patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

World News United Nations envoy 'very hopeful' about solving Macedonia name dispute
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A dispute over the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's name is holding back the Balkan state's ambitions of both joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the EU. Greece maintains that the use of Macedonia suggests that Skopje has territorial claims to its own Macedonia - a northern region that boasts the port cities of Thessaloniki and Kavala and was the center of Alexander the Great's ancient kingdom, a source of Greek pride.

World News Maine Attorney General Joins Group That Wants Review of Banking Laws,Pot
Author: 0 Maine Attorney General Joins Group That Wants Review of Banking Laws,Pot

Not surprisingly, this review culminated in several official memoranda, most importantly the August 2013 Cole Memo , in which Deputy Attorney General James Cole advised federal law enforcement personnel - i.e. "States are taking responsible steps to regulate the industry and we must ensure that includes access to the banking system". "My team at the Department of Justice is committed to implementing and enforcing the law in California in a way that most effectively protects the health and ...

World News Authorities increase reward for info on escaped inmate
Author: 0 Authorities increase reward for info on escaped inmate

A full scale search and investigation by multiple public safety agencies/departments resulted in Mercado's capture earlier today by the Canton Georgia Police Department. They are holding him there until he is transferred back to CT. Mercado was sentenced in August 2016 to three years for burglary. On Tuesday, the US marshal's office had increased the reward for information leading to Mercado's capture to $2,500.

World News DACA troubles could put spending bill in peril
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Reflecting the election-year stakes, aides to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., told senior staffers that he is intent on muscling the bill through the upper chamber and putting pressure on Democrats to vote for it, according to a person familiar with the meeting.

World News Lamb Launches Introductory Ad in PA-18 Special Election
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The president wrote he was going to H&K Equipment "in order to give my total support to RICK SACCONE, running for Congress in a Special Election (March 13)". Trump's foray into congressional politics in the U.S. Senate election in Alabama previous year did not go well. Lamb and Democrats believe they have an opening that wasn't available before, given that Murphy was among the few Washington Republicans who voted with labour unions and regularly got their endorsements .

World News Stephen Colbert Almost Pukes Over Trump's Sex Scandal
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Falzone had an on-the-record statement from Clifford's manager at the time , Gina Rodriguez, confirming that her client had engaged in a sexual relationship with Trump, three of these people said, and Falzone had even seen emails about a settlement.

World News TECO, Duke linemen to help restore power in Puerto Rico
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The furniture company does have a presence in Puerto Rico, where the company Empresas Berrios owns and runs a few Ashley Furniture HomeStores with plans to open three more this year. The ofo bikes will be distributed among the Boys and Girls Club of Puerto Rico and communities along Martín Peña Channel. Our island is still in need and we still face aftermaths of Hurricane Maria everyday.

World News How an unprovoked strike on North Korea would ruin the Trump presidency
Author: 0 How an unprovoked strike on North Korea would ruin the Trump presidency

Towards the end of the year, Trump called Kim "short and fat", leading North Korea to sentenceTrump to death for supposedly insulting the so-called supreme leader. The United States holds the meeting in conjunction with Canada. The warning highlighted a year of rapid progress for North Korea's missile program and an increasingly tough diplomatic line by the Trump administration.

World News Alarm as wolf escapes from wildlife sanctuary
Author: 0 Alarm as wolf escapes from wildlife sanctuary

A Berkshire school has been placed on lockdown after a wolf escaped from a nearby wildlife sanctuary. "Do not approach the wolf if you see it". Officers say they have sight of the wolf and are hoping to shoot it with a tracker dart to help them catch it.

World News Police to announce arrest in Church and Wellesley disappearances
Author: 0 Police to announce arrest in Church and Wellesley disappearances

Esen and Mr. Kinsmen, and we believe he is responsible for the deaths of other men who have yet to be identified", said Det-Sgt. "At this stage we are most concerned with identifying other victims of Mr. Investigators previously said both men frequented the Church- Wellesley Village neighbourhood. Police chief Mark Saunders thanked members of the Church-Wellesley community for their help with the investigation and urged anyone with any further information connected to the case to contact ...

World News Mike Munchak says he'll stay with Steelers
Author: 0 Mike Munchak says he'll stay with Steelers

Munchak has issued a statement that addresses the issue. Questions remain over the status of Todd Haley, and there is also a possibility Munchak could be in the frame for the offensive coordinator job in Pittsburgh. Wilks also is slated for a second interview with the Arizona Cardinals , according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport . ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported DeFilippo has earned a second interview with the Cards.

World News Trump signs sweeping tax bill, suggests he doesn't get enough credit
Author: 0 Trump signs sweeping tax bill, suggests he doesn't get enough credit

According to the Tax Policy Center (TPC), about 90 percent of earners receive a tax break under the GOP tax bill , which adds $1.5trillion to the deficit over a decade. Donald Trump has admitted he's done a "rush job " by quickly signing a $US1.5 trillion tax reform overhaul into law with little fanfare just days before Christmas.

World News 2017 was world's second-hottest year, federal scientists say
Author: 0 2017 was world's second-hottest year, federal scientists say

Even more troubling, the year neared the top spot without being boosted by an El Nino climate event, which raises temperatures. According to statistics, the average temperature in 2017 has exceeded by approximately 0.46 ° C the normal calculated for the years 1981 to 2010.

World News Tillerson Says US Has No Intention To Build Border Force In Syria
Author: 0 Tillerson Says US Has No Intention To Build Border Force In Syria

Turkey said on Thursday it was not satisfied with Washington's attempts to allay its concern about the creation of a Syrian border force on its southern frontier, adding its "direct mistrust" of the United States continued. That followed earlier reports of a military buildup in the area. The Syrian government of President Bashar Assad has meanwhile accused the SDF of being "traitors" for cooperating with the United States.

World News Senate passes bill to renew foreign surveillance program
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The US National Security Agency's internet surveillance programme is set to continue for another six years, after the Senate sent the relevant legislation to the final stage of approval. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah, along with Democratic Sens. One group of 702 critics, including Republican Sens. That's not what we're doing today.

World News Wintry conditions to continue until weekend, says Met Office
Author: 0 Wintry conditions to continue until weekend, says Met Office

Where it was warning of gusts of 60-70mph with "a small chance of winds reaching 80mph in places" it now predicts gusts of 50-60mph widely and 70mph in the west of the UK. "Heavy and persistent rain and winds will increase to gale force along the west coast". A Met Office spokesman said: "Gusts of 50-60 miles per hour are likely quite widely".

World News Lebanon Reverses 'The Post' Ban; Steven Spielberg Film To Release This Week
Author: 0 Lebanon Reverses 'The Post' Ban; Steven Spielberg Film To Release This Week

The two countries are still officially at war. The Post , starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep and focusing on the publication of the Pentagon Papers , was scheduled to premiere in Beirut on January 18. Over the last three years, at least five movies he either directed or produced have been approved for distribution in Lebanon , including such global hits as BFG and Bridge of Spies .

World News Storm warning for North Somerset issued by Met Office
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The Met Office has issued a fresh amber "be prepared" warning of heavy snow for southern Scotland and northern England on Wednesday into Thursday. The weather warning comes into effect at 11pm tonight and will remain in place until 11am tomorrow.

World News African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark
Author: 0 African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark "outrageous, racist"

Trump has been accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting on last Thursday with a bipartisan group of six senators. "And he said them repeatedly". Now his former rival for the White House is weighing in. "It is not true", said Durbin, who was one of the lawmakers at the Oval Office meeting.