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Kurds will find it hard to implement independence, says Iraqi foreign minister

The EU also declared its support for the territorial integrity of Iraq while the US and Kurdish opposition Goran Movement demanded the postponement of the referendum. The ministry said it welcomed the decision made by the Iraqi parliament, adding that their vote was a "clear indicator of importance attached to Iraq's political unity and territorial integrity".

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Trump Repeats 'Both Sides' Comments After Meeting With Tim Scott

The House of Representatives passed the resolution Tuesday, a day after the Senate gave its approval. However, in response to Trump's Air Force One remarks, Scott told CNN that "this is who he has been". People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA, Saturday, Aug.

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US Sanctions 11 People and Companies for Iranian Activities

Haley also brought up the importance of stopping Iran from exploiting "ambiguous language" in the deal, as well as IAEA's access to facilities in the Islamic Republic. Tillerson isn't the only administration official exploring ways to finesse certifying the Iran deal. Lawmaker Ardeshir Nourian warned against any unilateral walkout of the deal, saying this would effectively spell the end of the agreement.

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North Korea expert: 'No way to stop' Kim Jong Un's regime

Nauert pointed out that the Security Council adopted the resolution with a unanimous vote with China and Russian Federation, expressing hope that the two nations will faithfully implement the new sanctions. The North Korean statement also called for the breakup of the U.N. Security Council, calling it "a tool of evil" and comprised of "money-bribed" nations.

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Donald Trump visits Florida to see Hurricane Irma devastation

It is the third trip that Trump has made in response to a hurricane striking the southern United States. Throughout the storms, Trump has been eager to project a high level of federal competence and to avoid pitfalls made by some of his predecessors in the face of natural disasters.

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UN Chief Asks Myanmar to Stop Military Campaign Against Rohingya Muslims

In a statement, the first the UN's most powerful body has made in nine years on the situation in Rakhine State, the 15-member council acknowledged the initial militant attacks on Myanmar security forces but "condemned the subsequent violence", and called for "immediate steps to end the violence in Rakhine".

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Evacuated Islamic State militants reach extremist stronghold in Syria

The projectiles destroyed control centers, communication hubs and arms dumps being used by the terrorists, the regime said. The Syrian Government has praised several times the contribution in the fight against terrorism by countries such as Russian Federation and Iran , along with the forces of the Islamic Resistance Movement of Lebanon (Hezbollah).

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Macron pledges 50 million Euros to Hurricane-ravaged islands

However as Caribbean leaders met to discuss the situation in the United Kingdom there was loud criticism of Britain's response to Irma. "St. Martin will be reborn, I promise", Macron told reporters in Pointe-a-Pitre, on the French island of Guadeloupe.

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Big oil inventories build and gasoline draw after Harvey

Production among the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries fell from its 2017 peak in July as the bloc took efforts to comply with its previous agreement. Opec boosted its estimates for the amount of crude it will need to supply next year by 400 000 barrels a day to 32.8 million a day on increased demand projections for Europe and China.

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Shinzo Abe in India: Modi, Abe visits Sabarmati Aashram

Abe was presented a guard of honour at the airport, after which artistes performed the traditional Gujarati dance showcasing the state's rich cultural traditions. In a gesture symbolising the growing ties between the two large Asiatic economies, Abe wore kurta-pyjama and a royal blue Nehru jacket while his wife donned a red salwar-kameez ensemble as they accompanied Modi on the road show from the airport to the Sabarmati Ashram.

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FREEMAN HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING: 1 dead, 3 injured; Suspect detained

Their injuries are not known. Freeman High School serves more than 300 students in the small community of Rockford. Spokane Public Schools said on Twitter that all schools in the district are "are in full lockdown as a precautionary measure".

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Reliable Source: Eric and Lara Trump welcome a baby boy

Eric Trump, the president's son, and Eric's wife Lara welcomed their son on Tuesday. Donald Trump Jr issued congratulations on Twitter , and joked about "older brother revenge" for Eric buying his kids a drum set. Eric Trump's siblings were quick to welcome the bundle of joy via social media. Eric Trump also took to Instagram to announce his child's birth, and Ivanka Trump reposted his image .

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Up next: Hurricane Jose and where it's headed

Repairs to Florida's grid could take weeks to complete, as utility companies warn residents to prepare for heavy damage reports from Irma . As a Category 5 storm, Irma cut across the northern coast of Cuba, where at least 10 people were killed , according to The Guardian .

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Myanmar rejects Rohingya offer of temporary ceasefire

Rathedaung, the site of the latest fires, is the furthest Rohingya-inhabited area from the border with Bangladesh . Amnesty said that based on interviews with witnesses and analysis by its own weapons experts, it believed there had been targeted use of landmines along a narrow stretch of the north-western border of Rakhine state that is a crossing point for fleeing Rohingya.

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BYU moves up in best colleges rankings

Luzerne County oldest college and newest university is in a six-way tie for 41 place with 63 overall points. Furman also was listed in "A+ Schools for B Students" and the list of colleges that "Focus on Student Success" in the category of undergraduate research/creative projects.

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How Sinai Province's persistent attempts to penetrate Cairo have failed

In Monday's attack, the police convoy was travelling along the road between el-Arish and Qantara when a suspect vehicle tried to break through it, according to an interior ministry statement. Nine suspected terrorists have been killed in a shootout in Egypt's third largest city Giza, home to the legendary Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. Hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed by militants affiliated to IS since 2013, when the Egyptian military overthrew Islamist President Mohammed ...

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Supreme Court blocks appeals court ruling that limits Trump's travel ban

Now with this, those who have family members in the USA or have a job, or are enrolled in American Universities can not be barred from entering the States. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week refugee resettlement agencies should be allowed to bring asylum seekers into the country, overruling the order's mandate to ban refugee entry.

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Lady Gaga announces she will take a break in her career

During the press conference, she teared up when asked about her struggle with chronic pain, which forced her to cancel a September 4 performance in Montreal, Canada. Still, the documentary also shows the staying power of their friendship through it all, as evidenced by the bouquet of flowers she received from her famous ex prior to her massive Super Bowl performance ."Nothing like flowers from your ex-fiancé on the day of the Super Bowl ", she cracks.

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Hurricane Irma leaves manatees stranded in Manatee County

The entire thing was caught on video. " Believe me, we tried to move them ", wrote Sechler's friend, Steven Reisinger, in his own Facebook post . After becoming restless, Marcelo Clavejo checked out the bay near Whitfield where he noticed the manatees on the flats.

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President Trump enjoins Kuwait, Arab nations to fight their shared enemies

The Saudi-led Arab countries, also close US allies, have presented Qatar with a list of 13 demands to restore relations, which the Qataris have so far rejected . This might explain the sudden push to isolate Doha, under the pretext that it has close ties with Iran as well as the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.

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Effingham County schools to close for Irma

Following Gov. Henry McMaster's press conference Friday afternoon regarding Hurricane Irma, the Horry County School District said it will provide an update to school schedules on Sunday afternoon by 5 p.m. Limestone College's extended campus locations will be closed on Monday, according to a release from the school. Scott has said more volunteers will be needed and registration can be done HERE.

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Hurricane Irma is sucking the water away from shorelines

Kaydi K wrote: "I am in disbelief right now". More than six million people in Florida, roughly 30 per cent of the population, have been told to evacuate. "And they don't know where it went!" The water in Long Island receded back so far, it exposed shells, buoys and even an anchor. Two fatalities have been confirmed, and the National Hurricane Centre has been warning residents of the potential for massive storm surge taking over the streets.

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Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies

Following North Korea's Sunday detonation of what it claimed to be a hydrogen bomb, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Moon met in Russia Thursday to reiterate their call for an oil embargo against Pyongyang and other economic sanctions to reign in the communist nation's provocations.

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Irma moves over Florida Keys and locally another sunny day

The temperatures, though, will be back in the lower 90s. The attractive weather will continue into Monday with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid-70s. Otherwise, it's just another mild start to our Sunday! According to Weather Underground, Hurricane Jose stayed northeast of the battered Leeward Islands and is gradually weakening as it heads northeast.

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Clinton concedes she 'missed a few chances' in the 2016 campaign

Pauley began: "You will never be a candidate for office - " but was stopped in her tracks by Hillary: "I am done with being a candidate, but I am not done with politics , because I literally believe that our country's future is at stake". On November 9, the morning of her concession speech , she put on a fearless face in public: for her campaign team, for her supporters, for the American public.