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The talks are being brokered by the former Spanish prime minister Jose Luis Rodriquez Zapatero. No timetable was released for the proposed discussions. In August, a newly-formed constituent assembly seized power from the legislature, heightening tensions between the government and the opposition movement.
  • US Issues Visa Restrictions to Eritrea, Guinea

    US Issues Visa Restrictions to Eritrea, Guinea

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    The countries are among a dozen that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had previously deemed "recalcitrant" in the repatriation of criminal aliens. For Sierra Leone, this restriction applies to the issuance of B visas (temporary visitors for business or pleasure) to Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials and immigration officials.
  • Senate blocks Rand Paul's amendment to rollback AUMF war powers

    Senate blocks Rand Paul's amendment to rollback AUMF war powers

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    Sen. Rand Paul gained an important ally Tuesday in his quest to have the Senate vote to force a debate on authorizing the military's combat operations against extremist groups, as Sen. "You can't replace something with nothing, and we have nothing", Reed said, adding that the six-month gap before the authorizations were rescinded would both create logistical difficulties for the military and send a negative signal to enemies overseas.
  • US Government Agencies Ordered To Remove Kaspersky Software

    US Government Agencies Ordered To Remove Kaspersky Software

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    At a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee in May, six of the US intelligence community's top officials all said they would not allow the use of Kaspersky software products in their systems. The Best Buy-Kaspersky dissolution comes after several months of growing suspicion about just how cozy the antivirus company is with the Russian intelligence service.
  • Russia proposed full normalization with US under Trump

    Russia proposed full normalization with US under Trump

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    State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told BuzzFeed she could not confirm any conversations regarding the Russian proposal, but that the USA was in favor of improving relations with Russia. Most of the document's proposed meetings haven't happened. The Russian Embassy in Washington declined to discuss the document. Hungary and Russian Federation have lambasted Kiev over a new education law they say will deprive Ukraine's ethnic minorities of the right to study in their own languages.
  • READ: Gadon's impeachment complaint vs Sereno

    READ: Gadon's impeachment complaint vs Sereno

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    The four lawmakers who voted for the rejection of the complaint are Kaka Bag-ao (Dinagat Island), Kit Belmonte (Quezon City), Carlos Zarate (Bayan Muna party-list), and Rav Rocamora (Siquijor). "We maintain that, contrary to the findings of the House Committee on Justice, none of the allegations in the complaint is true... For this reason, we respectfully submit that the complaints can not be considered sufficient in both form and substance", according to a statement released by her spokesman, ...
  • Credit Suisse Group Reiterates $296.00 Price Target for Biogen Inc. (BIIB)

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    The stock declined 0.51% or $1.65 reaching $324.67 per share. Biogen Inc (NASDAQ: BIIB ) has risen 4.94% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. 2,454 are owned by Kcg Holdings Inc. UBS maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. Tiaa Cref Trust Co Fsb Mo stated it has 0.02% in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ: BIIB ).
  • Hurricane Irma Turned the Virgin Islands From Green to Brown

    Hurricane Irma Turned the Virgin Islands From Green to Brown

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    The 2017 hurricane season has bought about abnormally high levels of devastation throughout the USA and Caribbean. Louis lives in Lacey, but was born and raised in St. Businessman Richard Branson said his Virgin Atlantic airline was helping to bring in supplies. The Canadian low-priced airline and tour agency Sunwing evacuated some Canadian tourists from St Maarten to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on Saturday.
  • Rising waters could force stretch of I-75 to close

    Rising waters could force stretch of I-75 to close

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    The closure would be for all I-75 lanes between Interstate 10 to the north and U.S. Route 441 to the south, and it would surely cause further traffic nightmares for Hurricane Irma evacuees returning home on the already-clogged roads. As of Wednesday morning, the river was safe, but it is expected to crest at historic and unprecedented levels in the coming days as water levels from upstream move southward down the river, according to FDOT.
  • Illegal border crossing case against Saakashvili set for September 18

    Illegal border crossing case against Saakashvili set for September 18

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    Ukraine is fed up with old corrupt political class. "We see what he did in his own country and that's enough for us", Goretska said of Saakashvili, who set up the Movement of the New Forces political party in Ukraine. "It does not matter who violates the state border - invaders in the East or politicians in the West". Saakashvili was ordered to appear at a court hearing on Monday.
  • Ultra-Orthodox Israeli MP quits amid gay wedding criticism

    Ultra-Orthodox Israeli MP quits amid gay wedding criticism

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    During the interview Guetta said that same-sex marriage is "forbidden in the Torah (Jewish bible)" but he nevertheless attended the wedding out of respect for his sister. "I told them "attendance is mandatory". Guetta was interviewed on Army Radio last week during which he spoke about how two years ago his sister from Kibbutz Ginosar called him to tell him that her son was getting married.
  • DRBC's partial ban on fracking a step backward

    DRBC's partial ban on fracking a step backward

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    New York, Pennsylvania and DE voted yes on the ban, New Jersey abstained from voting and the federal government voted no. The revised draft regulations would also include provisions for ensuring the safe and protective storage, treatment, disposal or discharge of hydraulic fracturing-related wastewater where permitted and provide for the regulation of inter-basin transfers of water and wastewater for purposes of natural gas development where permitted.
  • European official visiting Caribbean islands hit by Irma

    European official visiting Caribbean islands hit by Irma

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    France's meteorological agency on Saturday issued its highest warning for the Caribbean islands of St Martin and St Barts as Hurricane Jose bore down, three days after they were hit by Hurricane Irma . "I have seen proper war as well as natural disasters before, but I've never seen anything like this". Meanwhile, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was expected to arrive in the United Kingdom overseas territory of Anguilla on Tuesday to offer his support to islanders there, Barbuda ...
  • Boston College to stick with freshman QB Brown for Notre Dame

    Boston College to stick with freshman QB Brown for Notre Dame

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    Smart on Tuesday night when asked in a news conference about the status of Eason and senior cornerback Malkom Parrish: "They're both really improving, and we're excited about where they are. Georgia held the Fighting Irish to 27 rushing yards and 114 yards passing. For the past couple of seasons, one lone possession has ultimately decided the difference between a win and a loss in many games.
  • Suspect in custody after reported shooting at Spokane high school

    Suspect in custody after reported shooting at Spokane high school

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    The school is located in Rockford, a town of about 500 people located a few miles south of Spokane , WA. Multiple ambulances and a Lifeflight helicopter have been dispatched to high school. Freeman School District schools were also on lockdown, reports CBS affiliate KREM . The Spokane Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information at a news conference.
  • Prince George's school security review after break

    Prince George's school security review after break

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    A Met spokesperson said officers had "attended immediately after the issue came to light". Police are part of the security measure in place to protect George, who is third in line to the throne behind William and Prince Charles. "There's a policy that if your child is having a party - unless every child is invited - you don't give out the invites in class", Jane shared with viewers, commenting: "I think [it] is quite a good thing as you don't feel excluded".
  • Amazon Said to Weigh Boston in Hunt for Second Headquarters

    Amazon Said to Weigh Boston in Hunt for Second Headquarters

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    MIT recently announced a major breakthrough on voice-activated technology that could be of interest to Amazon , which sells the Echo smart speaker. The new headquarters would result in 50,000 new jobs, according to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who tweeted in support of the deal.
  • 'Hinduness' isn't about what one wears or eats: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

    'Hinduness' isn't about what one wears or eats: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

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    Sources said Bhagwat also asserted that he had "good relation" with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and they discuss a wide range of issues. Summary: Haridwar/ Nagpur: Chief of RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh), Mohan Bhagwat has claimed that all the Indians were originally Hindus and that the doors of Hinduism are open to all.
  • Latest UN sanctions go after North Korea's oil supply

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    That would amount to a 10 percent cut in oil products, according to the US Energy Information Administration, which estimates annual exports to North Korea at almost 2.2 million barrels. War with North Korea could start a nuclear conflict or otherwise introduce a more long-term proliferation risk. "I think we've absolutely moved the needle on China", he said.
  • Obama Announces Two-Day 'Inaugural Summit' for His Foundation

    Obama Announces Two-Day 'Inaugural Summit' for His Foundation

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    Others invited include Sheldon Smith from Chicago, whose Dovetail Project gives young fathers such as himself the skills to be positive role models and responsible parents; and Emily May, the co-founder of New York-based The People's Supper that aims build understanding and trust over meals.