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  1. China's Xi lays out vision for 'new era' led by 'still stronger' Communist PartyWed, 18 Oct 2017 11:58:55 -0400
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous nation and its role in the world, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity, income inequality and pollution. More...
  2. EU leaders to call for end to North Korea's weapons program: draftWed, 18 Oct 2017 14:52:03 -0400
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will demand on Thursday that North Korea end its nuclear and ballistic weapons program, according to the draft final statement of an EU summit. More...
  3. Khamenei says Iran will 'shred' nuclear deal if U.S. quits itWed, 18 Oct 2017 13:29:05 -0400
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran would stick to its 2015 nuclear accord with world powers as long as the other signatories respected it, but would "shred" the deal if Washington pulled out, state TV reported. More...
  4. U.S., Russia set for likely U.N. row over Syria toxic gas inquiryWed, 18 Oct 2017 11:24:51 -0400
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would push the United Nations Security Council to renew within days an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, setting the stage for a likely showdown with Russia. More...
  5. U.N. says still determining if Myanmar crisis is genocideWed, 18 Oct 2017 16:23:03 -0400
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations has yet to determine whether violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar meets the legal definition of genocide, Jyoti Sanghera, Asia Pacific chief at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday. More...
  6. U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: TillersonWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:18:37 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to "dramatically deepen" cooperation with New Delhi, seeing it as a key partner in the face of China's negative influence in Asia. More...
  7. 'Russia's version of Paris Hilton' announces presidential bidWed, 18 Oct 2017 13:43:57 -0400
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak said on Wednesday she planned to run in next year's presidential election, offering liberal voters unhappy with President Vladimir Putin's rule someone to back, though she has little prospect of winning. More...
  8. Catalonia to formally declare independence if Spain suspends regional autonomy: sourceWed, 18 Oct 2017 16:01:18 -0400
    MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's regional president told a meeting of his party he would formally declare independence if Spain starts the process of suspending the region's autonomy on Thursday, a Catalan government source said on Wednesday. More...
  9. Chile presidential hopeful Pinera vows to double economic growthWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:39:14 -0400
    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's conservative presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera on Wednesday promised to double economic growth and by 2025 make the country the first in Latin American to achieve "developed nation" status. More...
  10. Canada's Quebec province to ban face coverings in public sectorWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:15:44 -0400
    QUEBEC CITY, Quebec (Reuters) - Quebec will ban face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday that rights groups have criticized as marginalizing Muslim women in the mainly French-speaking Canadian province. More...
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World Press
  1. Isolated in Greek Camps, Migrants Find WorkTue, 26 Sep 2017 09:39:00 GMT
    The UN High Commission for Refugees estimates that nearly 50,000 migrants are in Greece, awaiting asylum interviews in which they will make their cases for staying in Europe. While many migrants remain without jobs, some have found work in camps, or have even started their own businesses. More...
  2. Americans Who Gained Health Insurance Coverage Under the ACA by StateThu, 03 Aug 2017 14:09:00 GMT
    According to an analysis by the Urban Institute, between 2010 and 2015, more than 19 million non-elderly people gained health insurance under the  Affordable Care Act. The top 10 states that ranked the highest based on percent of total population insured through the A.C.A. are Nevada (1), California (2), Oregon (3), Kentucky (4), New Mexico (5), West Virginia (6), Florida (7), Arkansas (8), Colorado (9), and Washington (10). More...
  3. ISIS Brutality Becomes a TV SeriesMon, 19 Jun 2017 16:04:00 GMT
    During the 30-days of Ramadan, and while Muslims in the Arab world have been fasting since May 26, millions have tuned into Saudi Arabia's MBC to watch the first ever series about ISIS. More...
  4. Countries North Korea Can Currently Hit With Their MissilesMon, 29 May 2017 21:21:00 GMT
    Should North Korea ever have the capacity to launch a nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. mainland, Trump would have approximately ten minutes to react and make a decision to counterattack. More...
  5. How a Democracy Can ImplodeSun, 28 May 2017 12:32:00 GMT
    In 2014, voter turnout for mid-term elections plunged to the lowest rate in 72 years. The overall national turnout was a disgraceful 36.3 percent.   More...
  6. Current Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:33:00 GMT
    The Republicans currently have top-to-bottom control in 25 states, holding both the governorship and the entire legislature. If we've learned anything from this last election, it's that political complacency is no longer an option. More...
  7. U.S. Senate Seats up for Reelection in 2018 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:26:00 GMT
    The U.S. Senate elections will be held on November 6, 2018. Thirty-three of the 100 Senate seats are up for reelection. The Republicans will be defending just 8 seats, while the Democrats will be fighting for 23, plus another 2 held by independents. The winners of those seats will serve a six-year term from January 3, 2019, until January 3, 2025. The time to start organizing is now. More...
  8. ISIS, Turkey and Oil: Interview with Pelicourt Wed, 02 Dec 2015 22:21:00 GMT
    Robert Bensh discusses the myriad ways that ISIS and the Paris attack impact global energy security and geopolitics in the Middle East. More...
  9. Viewpoints: Violence Between Israel and PalestineThu, 22 Oct 2015 22:26:00 GMT
    Since Israel restricted Muslim access to a holy site in Jerusalem, Israelis and Palestinians have plunged into a new battle in their eternal war. More...
  10. Khalid al-Asaad Slaughtered by ISISSat, 22 Aug 2015 14:52:00 GMT
    Khalid al-Asaad, an 83-year-old caretaker of antiquities in Syria, was beheaded by ISIS, but did not receive the same attention as a slain lion. More...