• Iran's veep calls Turkish PM to strongly support Baghdad
Iran's veep calls Turkish PM to strongly support Baghdad

Now that they have defended their territory militarily - and liberated Iraqi territory for Baghdad while its army crumbled - Kurds understandably believe they can stand on their own. The Kurds comprise the largest stateless nation in the world; their population is projected to number between 30 and 40 million. Their several revolts and attempts a...

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  • US Pulling Most Cuban Diplomats
US Pulling Most Cuban Diplomats

In June President Donald Trump announced a partial roll-back of Mr Obama's Cuba policies but said he would not close the U.S. embassy in Havana. "Let's hope the investigation will shed some light on the source of these attacks and bring justice for the compromised health of our diplomats ", said Suzanne Carlson, founder Tarpon Springs'...

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  • Amarillo ISD's Whittier Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School
Amarillo ISD's Whittier Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School

Another Harrison District 2 elementary school is a repeat victor of the coveted National Blue Ribbon Award. On Thursday, the United States Department of Education announced the winners of this year's Blue Ribbon award, the highest honor given by the department to a school.

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  • US Ambassador Falsely Claims Israel Only Occupies 2% Of West Bank
US Ambassador Falsely Claims Israel Only Occupies 2% Of West Bank

Haaretz quoted an unnamed Israeli official as saying that al-Hussein had informed these firms that they were "doing business in the occupied Palestinian territories and could thus find themselves on the U.N.'s backlist of companies acting in violation of global law".

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  • NY sending more help to Puerto Rico
NY sending more help to Puerto Rico

Yolanda Lebron, spokeswoman for the Rio Grande mayor, said they used a vehicle with a loudspeaker to announce that FEMA would be registering people for aid, but did not mention there would be food and water given out. Puerto Rico National Guardsmen patrol a highway in Carolina, Puerto Rico on September 22, after Hurricane Maria caused extensive flo...

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  • Majority of Americans embarrassed to have Trump as president
Majority of Americans embarrassed to have Trump as president

It also gives him a disapproval rating of 57 - 36 percent on his job performance. RealClearPolitics, after aggregating the last 11 national surveys released between September 13 and September 26, found that Trump had an average approval rating of 40 percent and an average disapproval of 54 percent.

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  • Stampede at Elphinstone road railway station 3 dead & 25 injured
Stampede at Elphinstone road railway station 3 dead & 25 injured

The incident, which took place at around 10.45 am today caused the lives of 22 people, while 27 were injured. According to railway officials, the police and the fire brigade reached the sit after the incident and shifted the people to the hospital.

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  • 4 students accused of sexual assault of 15-year-old Iowa boy
4 students accused of sexual assault of 15-year-old Iowa boy

Johnston police Lt. Tyler Tompkins told KCCI that he's "never heard of anything like this before." "Obviously being out of the country and unavailable for your children is not recommend and not something we want to encourage parents to do, but it's up to their own judgment for as far as when it's okay for them to leave their children at home alon...

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  • Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner voted as a woman in US Presidential elections
Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner voted as a woman in US Presidential elections

According to public records, Kushner checked the box marked "female "while listing his gender when he registered to vote in NY in 2009". It is also possible that he just accidentally filled out the form incorrectly or he was a victim of a malicious voter impersonation scheme.

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  • Google to create separate unit for comparison shopping following European Union fine
Google to create separate unit for comparison shopping following European Union fine

According to the report , the comparison shopping unit will still be a part of Google, but will be required to bid against rival services for top spots in Google's search results. "What Google has done is illegal under European Union antitrust rules", Europe's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, said in a statement at the time.

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  • Civilians killed in U.S. response to Kabul airport attack
Civilians killed in U.S. response to Kabul airport attack

ISIS also claimed responsibility , the group's AMAQ news agency said, adding that "infiltrators" used SPG-9 rockets and mortars. Shortly after US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan , several rockets were fired at Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport on Wednesday.

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  • Barcelona mayor wants European Union to mediate in referendum standoff
Barcelona mayor wants European Union to mediate in referendum standoff

Serious events are now going on, unprecedented in Spanish democracy, which include threatened arrest of 700 mayors , the closing down of government websites and civil society organisations, the arrests of high-level Catalan regional government officials, interrogations and intimidation of school directors and the massive deployment of police force...

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  • EPA buys Pruitt a special booth for secret communications
EPA buys Pruitt a special booth for secret communications

In June, he flew from Cincinnati to NY and then to Andrews Air Force Base on an Air Force jet to catch a flight to an global conference of energy ministers. An EPA spokeswoman says he's flown coach on multiple occasions. Pruitt flew on an eight-seat Learjet on July 27 from Tulsa to the town of Guymon, in the state's panhandle, where he met with f...

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  • Aston Martin collaborates on design of submarine
Aston Martin collaborates on design of submarine

The automaker is sinking its design resources into the new endeavor with the luxury submarine builder. "It is a clear and engaging demonstration of how Aston Martin's expertise in sports auto design and craftsmanship can be extended into new aspects of the luxury world".

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  • USC releases statement related to arrest of former assistant coach
USC releases statement related to arrest of former assistant coach

Joon Kim, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY, said in a press conference Tuesday that "the coaches affirmatively lied to the players and their families". Most if not all of the 10 defendants were under arrest. Other defendants' lawyers declined to comment or could not be identified. It was unclear whether Evans had an attorney.

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  • Michel Barnier: Sufficient progress in Brexit talks could be months away
Michel Barnier: Sufficient progress in Brexit talks could be months away

Mr Barnier added: "It's positive that Theresa May's speech made it possible to unblock the situation and give a new dynamic to the situation, but we're far from being at a stage - it will take weeks or maybe even months to say there's been sufficient progress on the principles of an orderly withdrawal".

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  • ISIS releases recording of leader al-Baghdadi
ISIS releases recording of leader al-Baghdadi

The audio has come after several reports that Baghdadi was killed. The exact date of the 46-minute recording is not clear, though al-Baghdadi does mention in it North Korea's recent threats towards the US. victory is to be patient and resist the infidels whatever their alliances", said the person heard in the recording. In July, Moscow said i...

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  • Senator Thad Cochran reassures constituents he is not in a hospital
Senator Thad Cochran reassures constituents he is not in a hospital

UCLA Professor Mark Peterson expressed doubt that insurance prices would be reduced by selling across state lines because insurers would still be subject to ACA regulations requiring coverage of hospital care, prescription drugs, pregnancy and childbirth needs and mental health services.

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  • Thai PM confirms Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai
Thai PM confirms Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai

But there are widespread reports she joined her billionaire brother Thaksin, a former prime minister ousted in a 2006 coup, in Dubai. The younger sister of exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has never been seen in public or issued any statement since failing to appear in court late last month.

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  • Trump's New Travel Ban: Collective Punishment of the Iranian People
Trump's New Travel Ban: Collective Punishment of the Iranian People

Trump's scathing complaints about the deal, none of the other signatories appears ready to follow the lead of Washington in agreeing to scrap or overhaul the current deal. "It's succeeding, and we would say, let's carry on with that ... but let's keep the [nuclear deal]". Footage released by Iranian state television last Friday showing the cou...

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