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US ends sanction waivers for Iran's Fordow nuclear plant

Washington (AFP) - The United States announced Monday it would halt sanctions waivers for Iran's Fordow plant, likely ending a key component of a...

U.S. agencies lax as China stole intellectual property: Senate report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal agencies responded too slowly as Beijing recruited U.S.-based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories, leaving U.S. taxpayers unwittingly...

GAO sides with Blue Origin in protest of Air Force launch...

GAO counsel Kenneth Patton said in a statement that the agency on Nov. 18 sustained the protest filed by Blue Origin on Aug. 12. WASHINGTON...

At Hong Kong university, a daring escape but fears of bloodshed

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Dozens of Hong Kong protesters staged a dramatic escape from a university campus sealed off by police on Monday by...

Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teens

When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One to fly to a Kentucky campaign rally two weeks ago, a plan was in place for...

Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Protesters flee campus on motorcycles

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Democrats' Southern victories could affect redistricting

The re-election victory by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards over the weekend has assured Democrats of an all-important place at the table when political...

U.S. states declare emergencies to help farmers hit by propane shortage

(Reuters) - Regional shortages of propane, which is used for heating homes and barns and by farmers to dry their crops, have led to...

House investigating whether Trump lied to Mueller, lawyer tells court

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives’ top lawyer told a federal appeals court Monday that the House is investigating whether President Donald Trump lied...

UN expert: 100,000 kids in migration-related detention in US

GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert working with the U.N. human rights office estimates that over 100,000 children are being held in migration-related detention...

Lawmakers urge U.S. government to tighten export controls amid China threat:...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer and Republican Senator Tom Cotton on Monday in a letter urged the U.S. government to swiftly...

Banishing Bias From the Leadership Selection Process

I'm spending a lot of time these days looking at the evolving market for artificial intelligence and the problem of bias. Bias played a...

AP Exclusive: US softens position on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to announce on Monday that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements...

Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Friday that politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler."It is not coincidental that...

C-Band Alliance says it would send billions to U.S. treasury under...

WASHINGTON — Satellite operators Intelsat, SES and Telesat on Nov. 15 detailed how they would calculate the proceeds they have pledged to contribute to...

Police in Georgia detain protesters demanding early election

Police officers detain an opposition supporter during a protest against the government demanding an early parliamentary election in Tbilisi, Georgia November 18, 2019. ...

Oxford Union debate: Blind student 'violently' pulled from seat

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OSCE Slams Belarus Vote as Opposition Shut Out of Parliament

(Bloomberg) -- Opposition groups in Belarus lost their only two seats in parliamentary elections criticized by international observers, as the country’s authoritarian leader focused...

Peter King: Football changes fast, as Lamar Jackson's rise reminds

BALTIMORE — “M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!” That was the thunderous chant from a good chunk of the 70,731 cheering the Ravens’ startling 41-7 rout of...
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