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Fearing it will inflame separatism among its own Kurds, Ankara had already threatened military and economic measures in retaliation. "We won't have a dialogue about the referendum outcome", Mr Abadi told parliament. Turkey announced today its flights to and from Iraqi Kurdistan would be suspended from tomorrow evening. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that he regarded the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan as being illegitimate.
  • United States mulls request by lawmakers to waive shipping limits on Puerto Rico

    United States mulls request by lawmakers to waive shipping limits on Puerto Rico

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    The Jones Act requires that all cargo shipped to Puerto Rico is carried on ships built entirely in the United States, owned by a US citizen, flying a USA flag, and staffed by a majority-American crew. "The limitation is going to be port capacity to offload and transit, not vessel availability". Rosselló called for a comprehensive aid package from Congress.
  • Obama, GW Bush and Clinton attend golf's Presidents Cup

    Obama, GW Bush and Clinton attend golf's Presidents Cup

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    They posed for selfies with Phil Mickelson among others , shook hands with player wives and girlfriends and after the third match Clinton and Bush took up a spot directly behind the first tee, assessing the daunting opening shot and posing for pictures in between matches.
  • Victims in El Capitan rockfall at Yosemite were British tourists

    Victims in El Capitan rockfall at Yosemite were British tourists

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    It fell from about 650 feet above the base of El Capitan, or about 1,800 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley, officials said. Visitors look up at the El Capitan monolith in the Yosemite National Park in California on June 4, 2015. Yosemite National Park officials said the fatal rock fall occurred near where Horsetail Fall flows. Seven rockfalls happened during a four-hour time span, with the estimated cumulative volume of the rockfalls being about 16,000 cubic feet, or 1,300 tons.
  • 40-year-old Italian woman marries herself

    40-year-old Italian woman marries herself

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    Mesi says the idea to marry herself came to her two years ago after the end of a 12-year relationship . Mesi told Il Giorno national newspaper that she made the decision to marry herself after failing to find a suitable husband before the age of 40.
  • Trump starts morning off by slamming NFL

    Trump starts morning off by slamming NFL

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    The president tweeted over the weekend: " NFL attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN. The 9.3 overnight rating is way up from last year's Week 3 Monday night game, although last year's game was played at the same time as a presidential debate, so the comparison is flawed".
  • Trump says he's not happy with HHS Secretary Tom Price

    Trump says he's not happy with HHS Secretary Tom Price

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    Price said, "I think so, yeah". She said the White House is conducting an "internal" review in addition to the one now in progress by the HHS inspector general, whose office announced last week that it was requesting documents related to Price's use of private jets for official business travel.
  • Is the Stock Safe to Invest? - Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

    Is the Stock Safe to Invest? - Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

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    Investec Asset Management LTD raised its position in shares of Devon Energy Corporation by 6.5% during the 1st quarter. Boston Private Wealth LLC owns 388,366 shares valued at $1,930,000. The stock has "Hold" rating by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, December 22. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.65%.
  • Singapore dips on global economic competitiveness ranking

    Singapore dips on global economic competitiveness ranking

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    It is now the world's most comprehensive assessment of national competitiveness. - Is the global financial system at risk to another external shock? On average, sub-Saharan Africa's competitiveness has not changed significantly over the past decade and only a handful of countries showed continued improvement this year.
  • Malaysia to ban citizens from visiting North Korea

    Malaysia to ban citizens from visiting North Korea

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    The foreign ministry announced the ban Thursday and said it would last until further notice. Malaysia previously hosted North Korean "guest workers" but they may have all voluntarily left the country, or were expelled , following the assassination of Kim Jong Nam , the North Korean leader's half-brother, in an airport in Kuala Lumpur .