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The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is the official name of the 2015 nuclear pact between Iran and six major powers, namely the US, Britain, France , Russia and China plus Germany. German chancellor calls on UN Security Council to adopt diplomatic solution modeled on 2015 Iran crisis. She called that negotiation period "a long but important time of diplomacy" that ultimately had a "good end" a year ago, referring to when the deal was put in place.
  • Trump traveling to Naples, Florida in post-Irma visit

    Trump traveling to Naples, Florida in post-Irma visit

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    Hurricane Irma knocked out power to as many as 16 million people across the entire Southeast, according to recent estimates from utility companies. The hurricane made US landfall twice on Sunday, in the Florida Keys and at Marco Island. "We will work on those at first light". "Parts of the facility itself were energized by FPL, I can't give you anything more specific than that at this point", FPL spokesman Rob Gould told a news conference.
  • Prosecutors: McDonald's employee gives birth and tries to flush newborn down toilet

    Prosecutors: McDonald's employee gives birth and tries to flush newborn down toilet

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    Sarah Jane Lockner, 25, of Redwood City, was arrested on September 4, 2017 after reportedly giving birth to a baby girl then trying to flush the newborn down a toilet at the McDonald's restaurant where she worked. It was rushed to Lucil Packard Children's Hospital and placed in an induced coma. However, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe told the Los Angeles Times that the extent of the infant's brain injuries is unknown at this time.
  • Hurricane Jose: Track takes weakening storm on an Atlantic loop

    Hurricane Jose: Track takes weakening storm on an Atlantic loop

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    Hurricane Irma weakened as it pummeled Florida - but the storm still packed a powerful punch, spawning torrential downpours, tornadoes and flash floods. "HELP IS ON THE WAY", they promised on Facebook . The Keys are linked by 42 bridges that have to be checked for safety before motorists can be allowed on the farther islands, officials said.
  • Trump dines with Democrats to talk tax

    Trump dines with Democrats to talk tax

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    US President Donald Trump speaks before a meeting with lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House on September 13, 2017 in Washington , DC. The Trump administration last week also formally announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , also known as DACA - a program that had protected almost 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.
  • Newark airport customs officers arrested

    Newark airport customs officers arrested

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    It was unclear if they had lawyers. According to the I-Team's earlier report on the hazing incidents, Officers Catota, Perez and Papagni stand accused of abusing certain PERT employees, and threatening to place them on an office table - which they dubbed the "rape table" - where they would be made to endure simulated sex acts.
  • Missing, pregnant Md. teacher found dead, suspect arrested

    Missing, pregnant Md. teacher found dead, suspect arrested

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    Laura Wallen, a 31-year-old who was four month pregnant, went missing September 4. A family member said they last her from her when she sent a troubling text message on Sept.4. Just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Montgomery County police tweeted, "We are sad to report that missing Olney woman Laura Wallen has been located deceased".
  • USA sued over border searches of phones and computers

    USA sued over border searches of phones and computers

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    The US Department of Homeland Security is being sued by 11 travellers who had their smartphones and laptops seized and searched at the US border. View of Algodones, Mexico from the USA side of the port of entry. They added, "We do not forfeit our constitutional rights when we return to the United States from overseas". Searches, however, are becoming more frequent.
  • South Africa's Tutu asks Myanmar's Suu Kyi to help Rohingya

    South Africa's Tutu asks Myanmar's Suu Kyi to help Rohingya

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    The influx has left Bangladesh refugee camps reeling. More airlifts were planned in coming days. "Things must change. The government of Burma must act now and allow this desperately needed help to get through". On Monday night, she lambasted Myanmar for "atrocities" that she said had reached a level beyond description. To discuss the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Press TV has interviewed Massoud Shadjareh, head of the Islamic Human Rights Commission from London, and Jim W.
  • North Korea defiant over United Nations sanctions as Trump says tougher steps needed

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    The original bill submitted by the USA was stricter in its limits; it specified a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea and an asset freeze on Kim Jung Un, the Worker's party and the government of North Korea. So far, sanctions have done little to slow North Korea's relentless progress in developing nuclear arms. The move shows the continued division among major world powers as they grapple with a government that has repeatedly defied United Nations resolutions.
  • Martin Shkreli's bail revoked; he heads to jail

    Martin Shkreli's bail revoked; he heads to jail

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    And prosecutors then asked Matsumoto to jail Shkreli , saying in a court filing that "his recent public conduct demonstrates that he can not meet his post-trial burden to show, by clear and convincing evidence, that he does not pose a danger to the community".
  • Luther Strange agrees to Lincoln-Douglas debate with Roy Moore

    Luther Strange agrees to Lincoln-Douglas debate with Roy Moore

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    But then we see the most cutting footage: former Gov. Robert Bentley introducing odd as his interim appointment to the Senate. What is Roy Moore hiding? Strange Tagged as a "Big Time Lobbyist" "Big Time Lobbyist" starts as almost all Republican ads do in the age of Trump: saying that Washington was "built on a swamp" and Strange as "part of that swamp".
  • Hurricane Irma: More than 100 high risk prisoners escaped

    Hurricane Irma: More than 100 high risk prisoners escaped

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    At least ten people have lost their lives in Cuba after Hurricane Irma passed over the northern portion of the Caribbean island over the weekend. Britain has sent more than 700 troops and 50 police officers to the British Virgin Islands after Irma swept through last week.
  • Gurugram student murder: Protests turn violent, police resort to

    Gurugram student murder: Protests turn violent, police resort to

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    There were hundreds of parents who had gathered outside the school in Gurgaon to protest against the management after a school bus conductor allegedly killed a boy after attempting sexual assault. The horrifying event caused ripples across social media and among the parents, who protested the school's lack of security. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala lashed out at the M.L.
  • Hillary Clinton: I Would Have Won If Not for Comey

    Hillary Clinton: I Would Have Won If Not for Comey

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    In the interview , Clinton suggested that women heeded pressure from men not to vote for her, citing a conversation with Sheryl Sandberg , a Facebook executive and women's rights activist. She also expressed that voter identification laws, which she labeled "voter suppression", was also responsible for her loss. "If I had been elected and this had come to light ..." She said she also made her own mistakes but outlined them in the book and didn't bring them up.
  • Marines injured in Camp Pendleton training incident

    Marines injured in Camp Pendleton training incident

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    The incident comes more than a month after a training accident left one Marine dead at Camp Pendleton. "Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident at this time". He was deployed with the 11 Marine Expeditionary Unit in early 2016. When medics arrived, they tried to resuscitate the Marine, but it was too late. In 2015, a Marine was discovered dead at a shooting range on the base ; he was participating in a training exercise in which live ammunition was used.
  • UVA removes black shroud from Jefferson statue after protest

    UVA removes black shroud from Jefferson statue after protest

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    The ultimatum includes calls to remove and contextualize monuments, institute mandatory social justice education, and impose quotas for minority student and faculty recruitment. "The visibility of physical violence from white supremacists should not take our attention away from condemning and disrupting more "respectable" racists that continue to control the structures that perpetuate institutional racism".
  • Coyote hitches a 20 mile ride in vehicle grille

    Coyote hitches a 20 mile ride in vehicle grille

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    Knox, who lives in Airdrie, Alberta had only just started her roughly 20-mile trek to Calgary when she struck the animal. An Alberta woman says she was shocked when she found a coyote she thought she'd struck and killed on the highway stuck in the grille of her auto.
  • Republican Senators Release Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal Bill As Deadline Looms

    Republican Senators Release Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal Bill As Deadline Looms

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    It would be phased in over four years, and people and businesses would no longer owe premiums to insurers. Moreover, one of the GOP senators who wound up supporting skinny repeal, Rand Paul, has announced opposition to Graham-Cassidy. No one really knows what single-payer, in the confines of the American health care system, would look like. "It's a massive devolution of federal money and responsibility to states, on a scale I don't think we've ever seen", said Larry Levitt, senior vice ...
  • India Flays Pakistan at UN, Says Islamabad Provides Sanctuary to Terrorists

    India Flays Pakistan at UN, Says Islamabad Provides Sanctuary to Terrorists

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    In his meeting with the home minister, Abdullah commented on the failure of the Centre to protect the personal rights and interests of its people in Kashmir. Their contribution in protecting the borders of the country is huge. "Areas like riverine, tough terrain where fencing is impossible, will be monitored and sealed through radar, cameras and censors, " said the Union Home Minister.
  • Dissipating storm Katia kills two in mudslide in eastern Mexico

    Dissipating storm Katia kills two in mudslide in eastern Mexico

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    Hurricane Katia churned 215 miles east of Tampico, Mexico , with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center . Maximum sustained winds are near 90 miles per hour (150 kph) with higher gusts. Hurricanes Jose and Katia are both getting stronger. The storm is about 660 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, a collection of islands in the Caribbean Sea, and is moving northwest at 18 mph.
  • Jeremy Affeldt taunts Dodgers ahead of rivalry meeting

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    No matter: A win, as the saying goes, is a win. Everything has changed at Chavez Ravine. Unlike the Dodgers , they're playing competent baseball. They still have lost 16 of 18 games. Offensively, Corey Seager leads the Dodgers with 147 hits and 68 RBI while Chris Taylor and Justin Turner have combined for 274 hits and 134 RBI.