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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reacted just hours after Trump warned of the dangers of "rogue regimes" like Iran and North Korea, in his address to lawmakers in Washington. The Washington Post quoted people familiar with the matter as saying Cha, a Korean-American, had raised concerns with White House officials about the consequences of a bloody nose strike and the administration's threats to tear up a trade deal with South Korea, a USA treaty ally.
  • Decide on lookout circular against Karti: SC tells Madras HC

    Decide on lookout circular against Karti: SC tells Madras HC

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    The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the response of the Enforcement Directorate on a petition filed by Karti Chidambaram , son of former Union finance minister P. The apex court, however, did not accept the plea of Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the circular should remain operational for one more week beyond the High Court verdict as the CBI may have to rush to the top court to challenge it.
  • Big US airlines claim win in Qatar subsidy dispute

    Big US airlines claim win in Qatar subsidy dispute

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    The three Middle Eastern carriers - Qatar Airways, plus United Arab Emirates-based Etihad Airways and Emirates - have denied those accusations. Under the scenario USA airlines fear, Qatar Airways could offer flights from its Doha hub to, say, Paris or London, stop to pick up more passengers, then fly on to NY.
  • Number of victims of US gymnastics 'sex abuse doc' grows to 265

    Number of victims of US gymnastics 'sex abuse doc' grows to 265

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    She says she knew Nassar and some of the athletes involved in the case. Nassar even provided a Power Point presentation. "I've just signed your death warrant", said Aquilina, according to CNN . A local lawmaker will be among those investigating how Michigan State University handled the Larry Nassar scandal. She was joined on the panel by Savannah lawyer Brian Cornwell, who represents the plaintiff in an Effingham County lawsuit against UGA Gymnastics and a now-jailed gymnastics ...
  • United States missile protection take a look at unsuccessful

    United States missile protection take a look at unsuccessful

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    Pentagon officials told CNN that they are staying silent on the test results in part because of the tenuous situation of North Korea participating in the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea. According to Raytheon , the Block IIA missile is still in testing but is on track for deployment at sea and on land in Poland this year. The past year has seen ramped-up North Korean missile launches, some of them over Japanese territory, and its sixth and most powerful nuclear test.
  • Wisconsin House members OK after train collision kills one in Virginia

    Wisconsin House members OK after train collision kills one in Virginia

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    Rep. Roger Marshall , R-Kan.is a doctor who is helping treat the injured. House Speaker Paul Ryan has told ABC News that he was on board the train as well and is okay. Nebraska Congressmen Don Bacon and Jeff Fortenberry are among the GOP lawmakers aboard a train that crashed into a truck Wednesday morning. I'm ok.
  • Amid Israeli Threats, US Vows Continued Support for Lebanese Army

    Amid Israeli Threats, US Vows Continued Support for Lebanese Army

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    The month-long war in 2006 killed around 1,200 people in Lebanon, mostly civilians, and 160 Israelis, majority troops. Acting Assistant US Secretary of State David Satterfield spoke about the administration's belief that the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) was "the only legitimate force in Lebanon" and that therefore America's military aid, training and support would continue.
  • Don't want India to become the refugee capital: Govt tells Supreme Court

    Don't want India to become the refugee capital: Govt tells Supreme Court

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    Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan , the counsel for the Rohingya petitioners, pointed out that it was against India's worldwide and humanitarian commitments to welcome refugees fleeing persecution from Myanmar with violence. Reacting to the application, a Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said, "As we have understood, nothing has taken place from the Government's end to merit any order (from us)".
  • Colombia Demands 'Consistency' to Renew Peace Talks With ELN

    Colombia Demands 'Consistency' to Renew Peace Talks With ELN

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    Later that evening, another two officers were killed in the Bolivar province in a bomb blast. Six people were wounded by the explosion there, five of them police officers, the police source said . In a joint statement , the United Nations Verification Mission and Colombia's Episcopal Conference said the government and the ELN "share the need for a more robust ceasefire agreement that generates greater trust between the parties and in Colombian society".
  • Train carrying GOP lawmakers crashes

    Train carrying GOP lawmakers crashes

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    The only other Pa. Congressman on the train was Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8th District, who was also not injured, said his staff. Along with the fatality, there was a serious injury to another person on the truck. Cassidy said in a tweet that three people were inside the truck at the time of the crash. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan was on the train, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was not aboard, lawmakers said.
  • Get Ready for More Local News in Your Facebook News Feed

    Get Ready for More Local News in Your Facebook News Feed

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    But given the many slapdash, sometimes contradictory news-feed updates Facebook has rolled out over the years, it seems hard to justify using the words "Zuckerberg" and "commitment" in the same sentence-at least, when it comes to Facebook's relationship with the news industry.