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Iran nuclear deal must be 'revisited': Tillerson

Added: 20.09.2017 1:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

September 20, 2017 8:16 AM
UNITED NATION (AFP) - The United States is looking for support from its allies to persuade Iran to re-open talks on the nuclear deal, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday.

From: www.straitstimes.com

White House Rejects Study That Highlights Benefits of Refugees

Added: 20.09.2017 1:05 | 18 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration rejected a study from the Department of Health and Human Services after it found that refugees had a net positive value in the United States over the past decade, according to a new report from the New York Times. According to Vox, the study found that between 2005 and 2014, refugees "contributed an estimated $269.1 billion in revenues to all levels of government" through the payment of federal, state, and local taxes, far outweighing their costs to the country. “Overall, this report estimated that the net fiscal impact of refugees was positive over the 10-year period, at $63 billion.” The study was completed in July, but never publicly released, and the Trump...

Russia calls Trump's North Korea remarks a dangerous step toward instability

Added: 20.09.2017 0:41 | 10 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's vow that the United States may have to "totally destroy" North Korea if it feels threatened sent shockwaves across the world Tuesday.
Trump's statements at the United Nations General Assembly came in the middle of the night for Koreans, but they prompted late-evening rebuttals...

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Iran nuclear deal drives wedge between US and France

Added: 19.09.2017 23:30 | 6 views | 0 comments

The presidents of the United States and France both addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the first time on Tuesday, and both took divergent views when it came to the 2015 nuclear agreement reached between five U.N. permanent members and Germany.

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Joining United States in military action against North Korea a possibility, Downing Street says

Added: 19.09.2017 22:41 | 11 views | 0 comments

The British Government has refused to rule out joining its US ally in using military force against North Korea after Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy the rogue state if attacked.

Illegal Immigrants Into Canada Up 80%

Added: 19.09.2017 22:41 | 15 views | 0 comments

The number of illegal immigrants trying to sneak into Canada from the United States skyrocketed more than 80 percent from July to August, a Canadian news service reported.

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Emerging disease further jeopardizes North American frogs

Added: 19.09.2017 22:01 | 11 views | 0 comments

A deadly amphibian disease called severe Perkinsea infections, or SPI, is the cause of many large-scale frog die-offs in the United States, according to a new study.

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Trump slams rogue regimes in UN speech

Added: 19.09.2017 22:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

September 20, 2017 5:00 AM
United States President Donald Trump warned of "rogue regimes" yesterday, singling out North Korea, Iran, Syria and Venezuela in his first speech at a United Nations General Assembly.

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Report: There are 40 million slaves worldwide, most are women and girls

Added: 19.09.2017 21:09 | 18 views | 0 comments

Roughly 60,000 people subject to modern slavery were in the United States.

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41 Attorneys General Subpoena Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Over Opioid Crisis

Added: 19.09.2017 20:46 | 17 views | 0 comments

Attorneys general from most United States broadened their investigation into the opioid industry on Tuesday by announcing they served subpoenas requesting information from five companies that manufacture powerful prescription painkillers, according to The Associated Press. The investigation is focused on the marketing and sales practices from the companies and hopes to find out whether the industry's actions worsened the epidemic. If the industry cooperates with the investigation, it could develop into a national settlement."Our subpoenas seek to uncover if these manufacturers misled doctors and patients about the efficacy and addictive power of these drugs. In some states hardest-hit by the...

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