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Global News Iran keeping within limits of nuclear deal
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The UN watchdog's report said Iran restarted production of heavy water on June 17 after a maintenance shut-down of the plant which started on April 27. Former officials say the Trump White House is putting pressure on intelligence officers and other officials to look for Iranian infractions that could justify the withdrawal of United States adherence to the agreement, which is also signed by the UK, France, China, Germany and Russian Federation.

Global News Springsteen's Broadway Residency Already Extended Before Opening Night
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Bruce Springsteen is extending his run on Broadway , after fans run into ticket trouble. It seems unlikely, so expect tickets to be selling for astronomical prices as the run nears its end. The show will take place in a 975-seat venue, making for both a uniquely intimate performance with the legend and an nearly impossible chance at scoring tickets.

Global News Trump calls for diplomatic measures to resolve Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Trump calls for diplomatic measures to resolve Qatar crisis

Qatar turned to other exporters like Turkey, Iran and Morocco to fill gaps in its food imports and the construction material needed to build infrastructure for soccer's World Cup in 2022, set to take place there. The White House said Trump discussed the issue on Wednesday in a telephone conversation with Saudi Arabia's King Salman. The huge pressure seems to have failed to bring Qatar to its knees, as the country has strengthened ties with Iran and other regional players like Turkey.

Global News Macron's labour reforms are a gutsy start
Author: 0 Macron's labour reforms are a gutsy start

For decades, governments of the left and right have tried to reform France's strict labor rules, but have always diluted them in the face of street protests. Laurent Berger, head of the CFDT union, said his members were concerned about the removal of the union's influence, particularly in small and medium-sized firms.

Global News KY Humane Society to take in Harvey animals
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That was the heartbreaking question thousands of people living along the gulf coast of the United States have had to face over the past few days. A family evacuated from their home in Houston on August 27 with their pets. After more than 50 inches of rain in some areas, flooding is causing a major headache for rescue agencies, many of which have teams stranded because of road closures.

Author: 0 UK, Japan to hike 'pace of sanctions' against N. Korea: May

Also, despite several leading Conservatives thought to be eyeing her job, none appears willing to step in now when Britain is engaged in hard talks to leave the European Union , which officials say are making little or no progress. May and Abe will agree on a joint declaration on security cooperation, including plans for British soldiers to take part in military exercises on Japanese soil and for collaboration to address the threat of cyber and militant attacks when Japan hosts the ...

Global News Azerbaijan marks Eid al-Adha
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Mohammed Saleem Bajwa, society president and a Holyoke physician, noted in a statement. Eid al-adha is celebrated to honour the obedience and devotion of Ibrahim (Abraham) towards Allah. The word "id" derived from the Arabic "iwd" means "festival" and "zuha" comes from "uzhaiyya" which translates to "sacrifice". Apart from Eid al-Adha, Muslims are also observing the Hajj this week.

Global News Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 3 storm in Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 3 storm in Atlantic

Forecasters from the National Hurricane Center said they expect Irma to continue to strengthen, likely into a substantial Category 3 hurricane , which would generate winds of 111 to 129 miles per hour. The storm is only going to get stronger, too, as wind and water conditions in the Atlantic are ripe for further tropical development - and the storm is already very well-organized.

Global News US Closes Russia's Consulate in San Francisco, Compounds in NYC, Washington
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The U.S. now operates consulates in the Russian cities of Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Vladivostok, in addition to the embassy in Moscow. Putin announced Sunday that the American diplomatic mission in Russian Federation must reduce its staff by 755 employees, an aggressive response to new American sanctions that seemed ripped right from the Cold War playbook and sure to increase tensions between the two capitals.

Global News Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared absconder, five accused acquitted
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Former two-time premier Bhutto was killed in a gun and bombing attack in Rawalpindi on December 27, 2007 when she came out of park after addressing an election rally. Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, the youngest of the siblings, said that "they were still awaiting justice". It was during one of her public rallies, leading up to the 2008 elections, that Bhutto was first attacked by terrorists who had planted two bombs in the crowd.

Global News 3 police officers in Sacramento shot, suspects detained
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The officers were taken to an area hospital and their condition is unknown, said Sgt. Officers followed that vehicle and detained the women, while additional officers served a search warrant at the Ramada Inn hotel in the 2600 block of Auburn Boulevard.

Global News Shivering Child Found Clinging to Drowned Mom in Texas
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The two were among the latest in casualties - rising to at least 18 in Harris County on Tuesday - from the tropical storm wreaking havoc with torrential rainfall along the Texas coast. A police officer drowned on Sunday, and six members of a family, including four children, lost their lives after their van was overwhelmed by floodwaters.

Global News Chinese troops to patrol border area after India stand-off
Author: 0 Chinese troops to patrol border area after India stand-off

However, China, in the meanwhile, practiced missile and tank attacks, also pelted stones on the Indian soldiers but the Indian troops did not react. The exact contours of the deal between the two sides is not clear. According to an earlier press release from the foreign ministry, Bhutan, the Chinese Army had started constructing a motorable road from Dokala in the Doklam area towards the Bhutan Army camp at Zompelri on June 16.

Global News Trump Jr. to testify in private before Senate Judiciary Committee
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CNN said Mr Maloni and a spokesman for Mr Mueller declined comment and that Ms Laurenza referred questions to a spokesman who did not immediately comment. He said that he would be willing to testify before Congress on the meeting, which he considered to be standard campaign protocol to look for opposition research.

Global News Erdogan's Bodyguards Indicted For Role In Attack On Peaceful Protesters
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Tuesday's indictment added three more Turkish officials, bringing the total number of indictments up to 19. Two of the 19 defendants are now in custody and are due to appear in court on September 7. Two Turkish bodyguards were briefly detained after the incident. Video of the protest showed security guards and some Erdogan supporters attacking a small group of protesters with their fists and feet.

Global News Western Pa. shelters ready to help animals displaced by Harvey
Author: 0 Western Pa. shelters ready to help animals displaced by Harvey

Mary Heerwald, the shelter's spokesperson, said Tuesday that 169 dogs and 122 cats were on their way to Austin, along with 40 other animals. "The dedication and hard work of farmers and ranchers is evident as we see cattle being herded from flooded fields to streets to avoid the rising water", said Hannah Thompson-Weeman, vice president of communications at the Alliance.

Global News At Long Last, Sean Spicer Gets to Meet Pope Francis
Author: 0 At Long Last, Sean Spicer Gets to Meet Pope Francis

So strong was the impact of this moment that in the first chapter of his Gospel, John recalls the exact time they met Jesus, saying "it was around four in the afternoon". "It was an encounter so moving, so happy, that the disciples will forever remember that day which illuminated and oriented their youth". It is this restless heart, he said, which allows one to come to Jesus.

Global News Saudi security forces brace for hajj but no militant threats detected
Author: 0 Saudi security forces brace for hajj but no militant threats detected

The first platform, SaudiWelcomestheWorld.org, expresses a message of compassion to the world about the journey of millions of pilgrims of every ethnicity, race, colour and culture. The hajj is one of the pillars of Islam . In 1990, 1426 pilgrims died in a stampede inside a tunnel after its ventilation system broke down. The hajj has been plagued by problems in recent years.

Global News Future Of Iran Nuclear Deal
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The Iranian government has rejected demands by the USA to have the United Nations inspect their military sites to confirm compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, a spokesperson said at a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday urged Saudi Arabia to give up what he called the kingdom's "interference" in Yemen's internal affairs.

Global News Harvey Tragedy: Van Swept Away With Family Inside Is Found
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A Houston family's worst fears were confirmed Wednesday when a van swept away by Hurricane Harvey floodwaters - carrying an elderly couple and four great-grandchildren - was apparently found submerged in a bayou. The van was bobbing up and down in the floodwaters as the children screamed. By today, the water level had gone down, allowing the white van to be recovered, the sheriff's office said.

Global News Is Uber's New CEO Already Doomed?
Author: 0 Is Uber's New CEO Already Doomed?

The venture capital firm argues that special powers Mr. Kalanick negotiated in 2016 - which gave him control over three board seats, including one he occupies - were bestowed under false pretenses and should be nullified. "That's something that Expedia is familiar with and something that Uber has perfected and will continue to ideal over its lifetime". Benchmark says Kalanick concealed material information regarding internal problems and external litigation threats previous year when ...

Global News Here's Where We Are With the President's Transgender Military Ban
Author: 0 Here's Where We Are With the President's Transgender Military Ban

There is a proviso that the "Secretary of Defense, after consulting with the Secretary of Homeland Security, may advise me at any time, in writing, that a change to this policy is warranted". This plan will advise "as to what steps are appropriate and consistent with military effectiveness and lethality, budgetary constraints, and applicable law" regarding transgender troops in the military.

Global News EU's Barnier tells United Kingdom again to clarify Brexit positions
Author: 0 EU's Barnier tells United Kingdom again to clarify Brexit positions

Mr Juncker said official papers setting out the Tories' position were not satisfactory. The negotiations are now stuck, in the British view because of commission inflexibility, and in the commission view, because we haven't set out enough detail on vital preliminary matters, including our financial obligations.

Global News Mumbai floods: Heavy rains kill 5; CM asks people to stay indoors
Author: 0 Mumbai floods: Heavy rains kill 5; CM asks people to stay indoors

Rail, road and air connectivity has been badly hit due to waterlogging. You can call on the helpline numbers. Schools and colleges will be closed on Wednesday. Similarly, the outgoing flights to Mumbai also commenced in the evening. "Operations are normal at Mumbai Airport as of now", Mumbai Airport Public Relations Officer said.

Author: 0 KKK Hoods And Urine-Proof Sheets Seen At Trump Tower Gift Shop

I respectfully request someone, preferably you, contact me so that I might discuss the specifics as well as arranging meetings with the appropriate individuals. President Donald Trump's company sought to build a luxury hotel and condominium project in Moscow at the start of the US presidential race and requested help from an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump's personal attorney said Monday.

Global News Sea Shepherd ends decade-long fight against Japanese whaling
Author: 0 Sea Shepherd ends decade-long fight against Japanese whaling

Sea Shepherd has pulled the plug on its decade-long mission to stop Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean, saying it can't match the economic and technological power of the government in Tokyo. The Green Party in government will send a New Zealand Navy vessel to the Southern Ocean, to ensure Japan adheres to worldwide law when it resumes whaling early next year.

Global News Judge Rejects Palin's Lawsuit Against New York Times
Author: 0 Judge Rejects Palin's Lawsuit Against New York Times

District Judge Jed Rakoff in an opinion obtained by Law Newz . Palin brought the suit in June after the Times published an editorial that seemed to insinuate her political action committee's advertisement caused the 2011 shooting of then-Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D., Ariz.).

Global News Navy recovers remains of all 10 sailors missing in USS McCain accident
Author: 0 Navy recovers remains of all 10 sailors missing in USS McCain accident

The incident was similar to a collision in June between another Navy destroyer, the Fitzgerald, and a cargo ship near Japan. -Electronics Technician 3rd Class, Kenneth Aaron Smith , 22, from Cherry Hill, N.J. Navy officials on Thursday identified the missing OH sailor as Electronics Technician 2nd Class Jacob Drake. Aside from the McCain collision, the USS Antietam ran aground in Japan; the USS Lake Champlain hit a fishing boat; and the USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant vessel, ...

Global News Texas governor has yet to speak with Houston mayor
Author: 0 Texas governor has yet to speak with Houston mayor

Flash flood warnings and mandatory evacuation orders were issued for yet another day by officials along the Texas and Louisiana coast, where the storm is dropping catastrophic amounts of rain. Almost 6,000 inmates displaced by flooding have been moved from prisons in the Houston area to other facilities in south and east Texas, according to the state Department of Criminal Justice.