Wednesday, 18 October 2017

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Iran warns U.S. against imposing further sanctions

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TEHRAN: Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said U.S. regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed. The warning came after the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump would announce new U.S. responses ...

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North Korea preparing long-range missile test

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MOSCOW: North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday (Oct 6). Anton Morozov, a member of the Russian lower house of ...

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Mattis says will try to work with Pakistan ‘one more time’

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WASHINGTON: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday the United States would try “one more time” to work with Pakistan in Afghanistan before President Donald Trump would turn to options to address Islamabad’s alleged support for militant groups. Relations between the two countries have been frayed over the past ...

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Mattis suggests backing Iran nuclear deal

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WASHINGTON: The US should consider staying in the Iran nuclear deal, Defence Secretary James Mattis has suggested. Asked in a Senate hearing whether he thought this was in the national interest, he said that it was. President Donald Trump, who is highly critical of the deal, is to decide by ...

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Donald Trump Says Las Vegas Shooting an ‘Act of Pure Evil’

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WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump called the shooting on the Las Vegas strip that killed more than 50 people an “act of pure evil.” In a somber address to the nation from the Diplomatic Room at the White House, Trump said Americans are joined in “sadness, shock and grief” at ...

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Las Vegas Shooting

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The psychological autopsy of Stephen Paddock is underway with the hope of uncovering why this seemingly ordinary 64-year-old resident of Mesquite, Nev., would open fire on a crowded Las Vegas music festival, killing scores and wounding hundreds of country music fans. Paddock’s brother has been interviewed anticipating that he might ...

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Gunman from hotel perch kills 59, wounds 527 in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS: The victims just kept coming. In private cars, in ambulances waiting four or five deep, from the walking wounded to the barely alive, they arrived in droves. “I have no idea who I operated on,” said Dr. Jay Coates, a trauma surgeon whose hospital took in many of ...

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