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Iran said on Monday it might reconsider its cooperation with the U.N. nuclear watchdog if the United States failed to respect its commitments in the nuclear deal Tehran struck with world powers in 2015, Reuters reported. "We in Iran are prepared for any scenario". At the same time, Gabriel said Berlin will not follow the lead of US President Donald Trump, who pledged to help Iranians "take back" their government.
  • BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

    BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

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    Gracie said that the dispute has been raging since last summer, when she discovered that two similarly positioned, male, global editors - thought to be U.S editor Jon Sopel and Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen - were paid more than her and a female colleague.
  • Israel's New Blacklist of BDS-Supporting Groups Sparks Outrage

    Israel's New Blacklist of BDS-Supporting Groups Sparks Outrage

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    While most of the organisations listed by Erdan are local branches of the BDS movement around the world, others include Jewish Voice for Peace , which has 13,000 members, the U.S. A spokesperson for Israel's ministry of strategic affairs told Al Jazeera that the list did not represent a "blanket ban" on all members of the organisations, but the entry of their members would be considered on a "case by case basis".
  • Making gay sex legal again? Supreme Court to review Section 377

    Making gay sex legal again? Supreme Court to review Section 377

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    A three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra chose to revisit its December 2013 verdict in Suresh Kumar Kaushal vs. Naz Foundation which dismissed the LGBT community as a negligible part of the population while virtually denying them the right of choice and sexual orientation.
  • 'Tonight is an awakening': Celebrities walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists

    'Tonight is an awakening': Celebrities walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists

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    United States actress Michelle Williams walked the Golden Globes red carpet with #MeToo movement founder and racial equality activist Tarana Burke in just one of many powerful statements made by Hollywood's leading women. She added, "We're saying enough is enough". Laura Dern's date was Monica Ramirez, co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas , "who wrote the handsome letter of solidarity in Time magazine", said Dern of how she connected with Ramirez, representing female ...
  • Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

    Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

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    The roommate last heard from Roland around midnight when she sent a text saying she was anxious she was being followed from a Walgreens by a man in a blue truck, KPRC-TV reported. Courtney Roland, 29, left a football camp in an Uber auto at about 4 p.m. Saturday in Houston , according to ABC 13. Roland was a former sports intern for KPRC 2, KSAT 12's sister station, in 2010.
  • May says reshuffle of United Kingdom cabinet will happen 'soon'

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    Britain's government is to undergo a reshuffle today as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to reassert her authority following a string of high-profile departures. Mr Hunt, who has been health secretary for more than five years, was a remain supporter during the referendum but has been critical of the EU's approach to the negotiations since then and has said warnings about the economic damage of leaving the European Union have so far been over-stated.
  • Employees Killed After Major Fire Breaks Out At Bar Restaurant In Bengaluru

    Employees Killed After Major Fire Breaks Out At Bar Restaurant In Bengaluru

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    The bar-cum-restaurant is located in the ground floor of Kumbaara Sangha building . The Press Trust of India news agency said the five were burned to death. Their bodies were taken to Victoria Hospital for autopsy, NDTV reported. The fire department, which was alerted by the local people, rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions re-introduces anti-marijuana laws

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    Gardner suggested Sessions had assured him of a continued " hands-off " approach during the former Alabama senator's own nomination hearing. The Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment now protects state-compliant medical marijuana patients , caregivers and businesses from federal persecution, but it is only in effect until January 19; after that it will be reconsidered by a House-Senate conference committee.