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The country plans to become "a non-member observer state in order to contribute U.S. views, perspectives and expertise on some of the important issues undertaken by the organization, including the protection of world heritage, advocating for press freedoms, and promoting scientific collaboration and education".
  • How President Trump's healthcare executive order will impact Nebraskans

    How President Trump's healthcare executive order will impact Nebraskans

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    A top business group in Texas greeted President Donald Trump's executive order aimed at reshaping US health care policy with a lukewarm statement on Thursday, while local health care advocates raised concerns that the attacks on the Affordable Care Act would dissuade people from signing up for medical insurance for 2018.
  • Three die in horrific skydive in Australia

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    Located halfway between Cairns and Townsville, Mission Beach attracts backpackers making their way down the Queensland coast, and multiple companies offer skydiving in the area. 'It wasn't good to watch. "I had my heart in my mouth", he said. Residents of Mission Beach are said to be devastated by the accident. A mum-of-eight is among three people killed in a skydiving accident at a popular tourist beach in Australia.
  • Pranab was better qualified to be PM, says Manmohan

    Pranab was better qualified to be PM, says Manmohan

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    Singh, who was an economist and Rajya Sabha MP was chosen to be the Prime Minister of India in 2014 after Sonia Gandhi sacrificed the top office job. "It was hard to have one coalition within and another outside". "He had a reason to feel upset but he respected me and we have a great relationship which will continue till we live", added ex-PM.
  • Harford Mall to close on Thanksgiving

    Harford Mall to close on Thanksgiving

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    But anyone still wanting to shop on Thanksgiving may still do so at the Myrtle Beach Mall and Broadway at the Beach. This week, the company who owns the mall, CBI Properties, said that doors will be closed and locked for the holiday. CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. who manages the mall, said they received "overwhelmingly positive" support with last year's decision to close . Patrons should check their local center's website for more specific information.
  • EU's Juncker says the British 'have to pay'

    EU's Juncker says the British 'have to pay'

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    I am not in a revenge way. Juncker said on Friday that while European citizens would always grateful for Britain's influence and impact on the continent, "now they [Britain] need to pay". It would give huge and unaccountable power to ministers and puts vital rights and protections at risk. Meanwhile, an aide to the Treasury's ministerial team dismissed calls by Tory grandee Lord Lawson for Chancellor Philip Hammond to be sacked.
  • Egypt protests UNESCO chief vote Qatari leads

    Egypt protests UNESCO chief vote Qatari leads

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    The victor must be approved by UNESCO's 195 member states in November, though this is seen as a formality. Arab countries have complained that UNESCO has never had a boss from their region. Faced with him, without being from Serail, former minister of Culture of François Hollande, Audrey Azoulay, 45 years, where, passed by Court of Auditors, National Film Centre (CNC) and Elysée, has no less all its chances.
  • NY grand jury looking for NCAA violations by OSU basketball players

    NY grand jury looking for NCAA violations by OSU basketball players

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    In the grand jury subpoena by the US District Court from the Southern District of New York, OSU was told to provide multiple documents, including emails and texts, from January 1, 2014 to the present. He has since been suspended by Oklahoma State and is expected to appear in court on Thursday. The grand jury is also demanding any evidence of communication between the Oklahoma State coaching staff and financial advisers Christian Dawkins, Martin Blazer and Munish Sood, according to The ...
  • Trump Will Be First President to Address Anti-LGBT Values Voter Summit

    Trump Will Be First President to Address Anti-LGBT Values Voter Summit

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    Trump's speech was anchored around freedom of religion, though he mentioned topics like Obamacare, Israel and the Iran nuclear deal between his remarks about stopping the "attacks" on Judeo-Christian values. "We're getting near that handsome Christmas season". He adds his hope that Congress will give the American people a Christmas gift by passing his tax cut proposal.
  • Iraqi Kurds send 6000 reinforcements to disputed Kirkuk

    Iraqi Kurds send 6000 reinforcements to disputed Kirkuk

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    The Operations Command went on to accuse certain media outlets of "attempting to confuse the public", urging them to "show greater caution and to rely only on information from official sources". "There are threats by the Iraqi Army that has deployed forces near Kirkuk supposedly to attack Kirkuk". Peshmerga forces loyal to the KRG now dominate areas disputed between Baghdad and Erbil (including Kirkuk), which they overran following Daesh's invasion of the country in mid-2014.