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Haley to UN Security Council: Don't turn a blind eye to Iran

(Worthy News) – The UN Security Council must not ignore Iran’s aggressive behavior, its ballistic missile testing and its violation of this body’s resolutions regarding its military activity, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday. She urged the 15-member body in New York to follow in the footsteps of the United…

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ISIS cleared from Syria's Raqqa

(Worthy News) – US-backed militias have completely taken Syria’s Raqqa from ISIS, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday. The fall of Raqqa city, where ISIS staged euphoric parades after its string of lightning victories in 2014, is a potent symbol of the jihadist movement’s collapsing fortunes. From the city, the group planned…

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Ophelia: Ireland recovers from worst storm on record that killed three

(Worthy News) – Three people are dead and hundreds of thousands still without power following the worst storm in recorded history on the island of Ireland. The storm force winds cleared Ireland’s coast by midnight, but people were warned to remain cautious in the aftermath of the extreme weather. A second day of disruption was…

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US officials: Trump won’t scrap Iran deal in Friday speech

(Worthy News) – US President Donald Trump will unveil a more aggressive strategy to check Iran’s growing power Friday, but will stop short of withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, or declaring the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. During a White House speech at 12:45 pm (1645 GMT), Trump is expected to…

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Trump says open to bilateral Canada, Mexico pacts if NAFTA talks fail

(Worthy News) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal cannot be reached to substantially revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. Asked by a reporter if he could envision maintaining free trade with Canada if NAFTA talks sour…

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