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Saudi Arabia yesterday asked fellow Arab nations to take a "serious and honest" stand against Iran , saying that showing leniency toward Tehran would only encourage it to press on with its "aggression" and "meddling" in the internal affairs of Arab countries, the Associate Press reported yesterday.
  • Moon, Xi to hold bilateral summit, normalize ties soured by THAAD

    Moon, Xi to hold bilateral summit, normalize ties soured by THAAD

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    And on the sidelines, President Moon is expected to have a bilateral summit with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. They first met in Berlin in July before they headed to Hamburg for a Group of 20 summit. The leaders have agreed to hold a bilateral summit on the sidelines of the APEC forum, scheduled to end Saturday. Philippines: South Korean Government has announced on 3 November that it will allow visa-free entry for tourists from 3 Southeast Asian countries - the Philippines, Indonesia, ...
  • Quake on Iran-Iraq border injures more than 230 people

    Quake on Iran-Iraq border injures more than 230 people

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    Most casualties occurred in the town of Darbandikhan, around 35 km from the city of Sulaimaniyah. The natural disaster was felt in many Iraqi provinces in the north and central regions, including the Iraqi capital Baghdad, witnesses said.
  • GALLERY: Sanchez Elementary School honors veterans during annual ceremony

    GALLERY: Sanchez Elementary School honors veterans during annual ceremony

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    The free breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.at the following schools: Bethune-Bowman K-12 campus; Brookdale Elementary; Dover Elementary; Marshall Elementary; Mellichamp Elementary; Rivelon Elementary; Sheridan Elementary; Whittaker Elementary; Howard Middle; Clark Middle; North Middle/High and Orangeburg-Wilkinson High.
  • Danica Roem, Metal Vocalist, Becomes Virginia's First Openly Transgender Legislator

    Danica Roem, Metal Vocalist, Becomes Virginia's First Openly Transgender Legislator

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    She defeated Marshall by 54-45 percent. In a night of many firsts, several minority and LGBT candidates won local elections that echoed the blue wave in which Democrats won races large and small . Danica Roem Promises a "More Inclusive Commonwealth" She never uses the word " transgender ", but images are shown with her campaigning while wearing a rainbow handkerchief scarf.
  • Schiff says Trump aims to disparage Russian Federation probe

    Schiff says Trump aims to disparage Russian Federation probe

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    Under questioning from Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the committee's senior Democrat, Page said he sent a memo to the Trump campaign stating that "Dvorkovich expressed strong support for Mr. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), a leading member of the Senate Judiciary Committee , has confronted the Attorney General in two hearings this year about his communications with individuals with connections to the Russian government in the context of concerns that members of the Trump campaign colluded ...
  • Woman Fired for Photo of Her Giving Trump the Finger

    Woman Fired for Photo of Her Giving Trump the Finger

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    The woman was sacked for violating company's social media policy. Briskman herself then used it as a profile picture on Facebook and Twitter . "You know, white supremacists have this big march and hurt a bunch of people down in Charlottesville and you call them good people".
  • Paul Ryan Says Congress Will Not Interfere With Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

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    Mr Mueller's team are also said to be looking at whether the former National Security Adviser attempted to have Fethullah Gullen, an elderly Muslim cleric, extradited from the USA to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars. If Flynn is charged, he would be the first individual to have worked for the Trump presidency accused of wrongdoing. Sanders had also said President Donald Trump "has confidence they're going to close this up soon".
  • Iran parades missile during anniversary of US Embassy takeover

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    Thousands gathered at the former USA embassy in downtown Tehran where a missile, believed to be a 2,000-kilometre-range solid-fuel Sejjil, was on display. Since the 1979 takeover of the USA mission by Iranian students, which followed the overthrow of the then US -backed shah, or king, in Iran, Iranians have been marking the occasion every year by holding rallies on the anniversary dubbed as "National Day against the Global Arrogance".
  • Fire department reminds people to change smoke detector batteries

    Fire department reminds people to change smoke detector batteries

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    Lawrence County residents are set to turn their clocks back tonight, and the Firemen's Association of NY is urging people to check their smoke alarm batteries. For the best protection, interconnect all alarms so that when one sounds, they all sound. This reduces the chance of alarms chirping to indicate low batteries.
  • Don't forget to turn back clocks for Daylight Savings Time

    Don't forget to turn back clocks for Daylight Savings Time

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    It's not just time to turn back the clocks, says Milton Fire Department (MFD) Chief Dave Pratt. We all have opinions on daylight saving time, though truth to tell, I always need to stop and figure it out a little. In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Uniform Time Act into law. A bill introduced in January aimed to put the entire state in the Eastern Standard Time Zone, which could exempt MI from the measure.