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The protests , the most powerful challenge to the regime in years, fizzled on Thursday after a claim by Revolutionary Guards commander Mohammad Ali Jafari that the unrest was "officially over". The money was Iranian money that had been frozen by the US following the revolution. In his first reaction to the unrest, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said: "In recent days, enemies of Iran used different tools including cash, weapons, politics and intelligence apparatus to create troubles for the ...
  • At Least 17 Dead in California Mudslides

    At Least 17 Dead in California Mudslides

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    Emergency personnel inspect a damaged home on Hot Springs Road after a mudslide in Montecito, California on January 9. At least 15 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured as of Wednesday, according to the New York Times .
  • On NAFTA, Canada preparing for 'every eventuality'

    On NAFTA, Canada preparing for 'every eventuality'

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    There are reports that the odds are increasing that the USA will serve notice to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement. This week, the government has filed a grievance with the World Trade Organization against the United States, for what Canada alleges, are breaches of anti-dumping regulations.
  • Vermilion Parish teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks at Abbeville rally

    Vermilion Parish teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks at Abbeville rally

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    A Louisiana teacher was removed from a school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. Though the average salary in Louisiana stood at roughly $49,000 in 2016 for teachers, Puyau has been making $110,000 per year since 2012, board members told the outlet.
  • Trump cancels United Kingdom visit, says will not unveil new USA embassy

    Trump cancels United Kingdom visit, says will not unveil new USA embassy

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    The new site had been scheduled to open during Obama's term, but delays pushed back its formal opening until this year. Trump calls on Saudis to "immediately" lift Yemen blockade Trump has yet to name ambassadors to key nations in Mideast Mattis, Tillerson warned Trump of security concerns in Israel embassy move MORE would open the new embassy next month instead of Trump.
  • Leave.EU campaign co-founder call for second Brexit referendum

    Leave.EU campaign co-founder call for second Brexit referendum

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    Following the meeting, Mr Farage said he was "pessimistic" and realised Britain will not be given a good Brexit deal. His call comes after he told Channel 5, "My mind is actually changing on this". Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a second referendum would be a betrayal of voters and would also lead to a bad deal in exit talks. "The only option now is to go back to the polls and let the people shout from the rooftops their support of a true Brexit", Mr Banks added.
  • European Union wants citizens to keep United Kingdom residence rights in transition period

    European Union wants citizens to keep United Kingdom residence rights in transition period

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    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Monday that the EU and its members have to work "to find the means to fill the gap left by a contributor of billions of euros". The ambassadors of the other 27 EU states agreed with the executive European Commission on Wednesday that EU citizens' residence rights should continue after Brexit because Britain will still be bound by all EU laws during the transition phase.
  • A swarm of armed drones attacked a Russian military base in Syria

    A swarm of armed drones attacked a Russian military base in Syria

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    Novikov said special tests were being made with the aim to find out the country of origin. The Pentagon strongly denied any involvement. "The recent drone attack on Russian bases in Syria was launched from an area near Idlib, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebel forces", according to RT, adding that Moscow complained to Turkey about the incident.
  • Firefighter keeps promise to young Sutherland Springs shooting victim

    Firefighter keeps promise to young Sutherland Springs shooting victim

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    The attack was deemed the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Duncan, assistant chief of the Stockdale Fire Department, told ABC News that he pulled Ryland to safety. "He's a character. This little boy has the best fighting spirit I've ever seen out of anybody in my entire life". According to University Hospital, Ryland was the facility's final patient from the Sutherland Springs shooting .
  • Trump Poised to Increase Sanctions on Iran

    Trump Poised to Increase Sanctions on Iran

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    Trump will seek to make a final decision on the sanctions during a meeting with national security aides on Thursday, the senior officials said . "And there have been ongoing discussions regarding this". McMaster and warning not to scrap the nuclear deal, and stressed that no final decision had been made. Also on Monday, Reuters noted that Iranian authorities had declared they would reconsider their cooperation with the IAEA even if the USA acted in a purely unilateral fashion to undermine ...
  • Forecast: Expect snow, then more cold weather

    Forecast: Expect snow, then more cold weather

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    Here's what forecasters are saying. Here's what's happening with the latest forecasts: the storm system's increased speed is the result of less strengthening and deepening of the low pressure system, which is going to decrease the remaining moisture behind the frontal passage.
  • President Donald Trump's Schedule for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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    Trump is joining with Prime Minister Erna Solberg at a news conference following their meeting at the White House . However, he added: "So we could conceivably go back in". It's a Democratic hoax that was brought up as an excuse for losing an election that frankly the Democrats should have won because they have such a tremendous advantage in the electoral college.
  • IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law

    IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law

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    Republicans have said their tax law will streamline and simplify the USA tax code, in part by increasing the number of Americans who claim the standard deduction on their income taxes. At that time, a new and updated W4 form will be released. If you're expecting a refund partly or wholly because of the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit, those checks by law may not go out before mid-February.
  • Donald Trump moves to expel 200000 Salvadorans as their U.S. visas expire

    Donald Trump moves to expel 200000 Salvadorans as their U.S. visas expire

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    U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern has released a statement condemning the move by President Donald Trump to end Temporary Protected Status for over 200,000 immigrants from El Salvador . "We worry for our people", said Campos. The vast majority of claimants are still awaiting a hearing. Seton Hall law professor Lori Nessel says of those Salvadorans in the United States, New Jersey - Hudson County, in particular - is home to a sizable portion.
  • Trump Refers to Haiti and African Countries as 'S--thole' Nations

    Trump Refers to Haiti and African Countries as 'S--thole' Nations

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    And some, I assume, are good people". Trump said , according to two Washington Post sources , who were being briefed on the meeting. The White House at the time denied reports that Trump made the derogatory statements . Durbin (D-Ill.) proposed cutting the visa lottery program by 50 percent and prioritizing countries already in the system, a White House official said.
  • N. Korea's Kim Jong Un 'absolutely competent, mature politician,' Putin says

    N. Korea's Kim Jong Un 'absolutely competent, mature politician,' Putin says

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    His despotic regime's state-controlled Rodong Sinmun newspaper wrote that Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House 'foretells Trump's political demise'. In an article in 38 North , Alexander Vorontsov, head of the Department for Korean and Mongolian Studies and the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russia Academy of Sciences, said North Korean diplomats are anxious the misunderstanding is clouding perceptions of the regime's weapons program.