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Ending Nuclear Deal ‘Would Carry High Cost’ for US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that the U.S. would pay a high price for ending the nuclear deal with his country. “Exiting such an agreement would carry a high cost for the United States of America, and I do not believe Americans would be willing to pay such a ...

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Gates Foundation Launches Report to Track Fight Ag…

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched a new report aimed at highlighting the 18 greatest global threats to humanity and the progress made at reducing each one. The report is called “Goalkeepers,” and the Gates’ intend to publish it every year until 2030, the year embraced by member nations of ...

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Spicer Mocks Himself During Emmy Appearance, But N…

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer poked fun at himself during the Emmy broadcast on Sunday, but not everyone appreciated his humor, The Washington Post noted. Spicer appeared on stage behind a podium as host Steve Colbert talked about the size of the audience for the broadcast. “This will ...

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1 Dead, 7 Others Seriously Hurt When 2 Buses Colli…

Officials say a collision between a city bus and a tour bus at a Queens intersection has left one person dead and seven others severely injured. The Fire Department of New York says 10 other people have also received medical treatment following the collision at about 6:15… Source link

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Interior Secretary Recommends Shrinking 6 National…

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed. A leaked memo from Zinke to President Donald Trump recommends that two Utah monuments — Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante — be ...

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Analysts See Trump Threats to Insurers Boosting Pr…

Average premiums for individually purchased health insurance will grow around 15 percent next year, largely because of marketplace nervousness over whether President Donald Trump will block federal subsidies to insurers, Congress’ nonpartisan fiscal analyst projected Thursday. The Congressional Budget Office estimate comes as Trump has repeatedly threatened to halt the ...

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Demonstrators Hold ‘Flotilla For Peace’ In Front o…

A “Flotilla for Peace” was held in front of the Pentagon on Sunday to demonstrate against war, The Hill reported. At the protest, demonstrators held signs reading “No oils for wars! No wars for oil!” The demonstration was organized by the Backbone Campaign and World Beyond War, and comes a ...

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Mars Research Crew Emerges After 8 Months of Isola…

Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits, vegetables and a fluffy egg strata after eating mostly freeze-dried food during their isolation. The crew of four men and two ...

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Protests in St. Louis Continue Following Acquittal…

Protests in St. Louis continued Sunday following the acquittal of a former white police officer in the shooting of a black man, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. About 1,000 people demonstrated outside the St. Louis Police Department and marched into midtown, banging drums, held up “Black Lives Matter” signs and ...

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Colbert Makes Political Jabs, Spicer Makes Appeara…

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer surprised the audience at the 69th Emmy Awards Sunday night at the outset of the show when host Stephen Colbert introduced him during his opening monologue. Colbert was talking about the importance of ratings and wondered how he could predict the audience size of ...

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