• Russia's Lavrov calls for Iraq-Kurd dialogue

    Russia's Lavrov calls for Iraq-Kurd dialogue

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    Last week, Iraqi forces captured the oil city of Kirkuk and other territory claimed by the Kurds in retaliation for the referendum, dealing a severe blow to Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today called for dialogue between the Iraqi Kurdistan and Baghdad. According to poll results announced by the KRG, nearly 93 percent voted in favor of independence.
  • Cisco may soon clinch deal to acquire BroadSoft

    Cisco may soon clinch deal to acquire BroadSoft

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    Matrix Asset Advisors Inc who had been investing in Cisco Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $169.60 billion market cap company. Jacoby Rebecca sold $2.94 million worth of stock or 92,840 shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 183,275 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,573,392.75.
  • Neighborhood mourns 7-year-old boy mauled to death by pit bulls

    Neighborhood mourns 7-year-old boy mauled to death by pit bulls

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    It is unclear whether the boy lived in one of the houses by the enclosure. Reports said a witness tried to fight off the dogs, but they would not listen. But even then, that didn't stop the attack. "Lowell, shots fired, the dog is hit, it's still coming at me", the officer told the operator. Police removed both dogs from the scene.
  • Government announces sustained dialogue to solve Kashmir problem

    Government announces sustained dialogue to solve Kashmir problem

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    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the Centre has made a decision to start a "sustained" dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir. Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said he hopes Dineshwar Sharma's appointment's is an admission on the part of the Narendra Modi government that it's "muscular approch" in Jammu and Kashmir has failed.
  • EU Commission Denies Leaking Details of May and Juncker's Brexit Dinner

    EU Commission Denies Leaking Details of May and Juncker's Brexit Dinner

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    After constructive Council meeting, Selmayr does this. The article, which did not cite sources, said May appeared "tortured", "fearful" and "discouraged" at a dinner with Juncker just days ahead of an European Union summit in which European Union leaders handed May a small victory by agreeing to start preparations for the next stage of negotiations.
  • Niger soldier's widow says Trump phone call 'made me cry even worse'

    Niger soldier's widow says Trump phone call 'made me cry even worse'

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    Johnson said she asked the master sergeant to put the phone on speakerphone so that everyone in the vehicle could hear Trump . The back and forth began after Mr. Ms Johnson also noted that she had not actually seen her husband's body on his return. "I don't know what's in that box", she said. And it made me cry.
  • Increasing clouds but mild tomorrow. Much needed rain mid-week

    Increasing clouds but mild tomorrow. Much needed rain mid-week

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    Winds: SE around 5 miles per hour. "We think this excess of rainfall will be in the area in the early afternoon around 1 to 4 p.m.", Krautmann said. We will see skies becoming partly cloudy tonight with lows dropping back into the upper 40s to around 50. High 14. Night - Cloudy periods. Tomorrow: Sunny, with a high at 61.
  • Mitch McConnell waiting for steer from Trump before pushing healthcare bill

    Mitch McConnell waiting for steer from Trump before pushing healthcare bill

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    And I'm not certain yet what the president is looking for here, but I will be happy to bring a bill to the floor if I know President Trump would sign it", the Republican said. Two failed Senate bills have shown they do not. McConnell dismissed Bannon's efforts as "intraparty skirmishes" and blamed the insurgent element of the GOP for past losses.
  • Watch French President's dog pee in fireplace at Elysee Palace

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    The footage shows the black Labrador-Griffon cross relieving himself in the background as Mr Macron talks with three junior members of his government. As reported by the Telegraph, as Macron and the ministers were talking, laughter could be heard as Nemo lifted his leg against the ornate fireplace in Macron's office.
  • USA said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea

    USA said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea

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    According to Defense One , the USA bombers, armed with nuclear weapons , would be set to take off at a moment's notice once the order is in place. "This is yet one more step in ensuring that we're prepared", Air Force chief of staff David Goldfein told the outlet, adding that the 24-hour alert order had not actually been given.