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But other members suggested that such an agreement was not reached and that discussions were ongoing. "I have always been very clear that I will stand up for Canadian jobs, for Canadian values, that's exactly what we will do here", he told reporters at a joint news conference with Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc after an official state visit.
  • Russian TV network RT has until Monday to register as foreign agent

    Russian TV network RT has until Monday to register as foreign agent

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    Russian news site and TV channel RT (formerly Russia Today) will register as a foreign agent in the U.S., complying with a request from the U.S. Department of Justice. The law was passed in 1938 specifically to counter fears of Nazi propaganda and misinformation being spread in the United States. The Russian Foreign Ministry, in turn, said that the current legislation allowed for declaring foreign media outlets operating in Russia as foreign agents or undesirable organizations, so Moscow ...
  • FIFA unveils official ball for 2018 World Cup

    FIFA unveils official ball for 2018 World Cup

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    The NFC (near-field communication) chip is embedded in the ball to allow fans to interact using their smartphones. The Telstar name originally came from its status as a "television star" due to the fact the ball's black paneling would stand out on Television sets.
  • Toxic haze thickens in Delhi, CM writes to Punjab , Haryana for solution

    Toxic haze thickens in Delhi, CM writes to Punjab , Haryana for solution

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    Kejriwal had said that high level of pollution and smog in Delhi were not just due to local reasons and blamed crop burning for worsening of air quality. The CM said that two of the state chiefs are yet to give him time to discuss the matter. To Mr Kejriwal's comments, Amarinder Singh said that such a meeting of chief ministers would serve no objective.
  • Hillary rebukes Donna Brazile's

    Hillary rebukes Donna Brazile's "rigged" charge

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    Clinton issued her first denial on the matter late Wednesday night while appearing on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers . 'It was a cult. "I felt like it was a cult". Hacks also blasted Wasserman Schultz and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for their "incompetence" over the hacks. Pressed by Tapper about whether she believed the primary had been rigged in then-candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFive takeaways from the Virginia governor's race Dems mull big changes ...
  • Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rattle markets

    Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rattle markets

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    The Head of the Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the East, Lebanese Patriarch, Beshara al-Ra'i, has asked to see resigned Prime Minister Saad Hariri during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia next week, a spokesman said. Lebanese President Michel Aoun has refused to consider the resignation before the two meet in person. The Foreign Ministry urged its envoys to emphasize that "Hariri's resignation and the reasons that led to it illustrate once more the destructive nature of Iran and ...
  • Saudi Arabia asks its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

    Saudi Arabia asks its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

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    Many who opposed this Faustian settlement at that time viewed it as largely in favor of Iran and its local allies, who cleverly capitalized on the regional abandonment of Hariri, whose standing vis-a-vis the new Saudi establishment and the rising Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, was at best tenuous.
  • Escort admits to shooting man in head for bad oral sex

    Escort admits to shooting man in head for bad oral sex

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    Investigators arrested the suspect, 21-year-old Melissa Wallen on Tuesday, and she made her first court appearance via video camera Wednesday. The documents also say in the week after the shooting, the suspect racked up more than $10,000 in charges on the victim's credit cards.
  • Global gold demand at 8-year low in third quarter

    Global gold demand at 8-year low in third quarter

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    India is the world's largest consumer of gold jewelry. "The drop can be attributed partly to some advance buying in Q2 (April-June) to pre-empt the introduction of GST in Q3", he said. After a strong first half, the WGC report said, mine production in the third quarter fell by just over 1 percent to 841 tonnes. Indian authorities in September tightened anti-money laundering rules for jewellers, although the new regulations have since been temporarily shelved.
  • USA and 3 allies urge United Nations to maintain Syria chemical experts

    USA and 3 allies urge United Nations to maintain Syria chemical experts

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    Russia, a key backer of the Syrian government, last month cast a veto at the United Nations Security Council against renewing the investigation's mandate. Speaking after the meeting, Russia's representative to the OPCW, Alexander Shulgin, blamed the United States and its allies for politicizing OPCW's executive council - an accusation the US and its allies level at the Russians.
  • PM Netanyahu Is Questioned By Police For A Fifth Time

    PM Netanyahu Is Questioned By Police For A Fifth Time

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    It gave no further details. Police have previously questioned Benjamin Netanyahu over allegations that he received gifts from Hollywood and business figures. The investigations have stirred Israeli politics and led to speculation over whether Netanyahu will eventually be forced to step down. The television station also assessed that since Netanyahu is making the arrangements to speak at the ceremony he apparently doesn't plan on calling early elections before Independence Day which falls ...