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Author: 0 Iran nuclear deal 'on life support,' Trump's chief of staff says

The deal has been agreed upon. "But when America gives her word, we have to live up to it" Retired Gen. James Mattis, Trump's nominee to lead the Defense Department, said at his confirmation hearing last week. Rouhani went on to say that he believes it is unlikely to happen as the JCPOA is not a bilateral agreement. "Iran reduced its uranium stockpile by 98 percent and removed two-thirds of its centrifuges", he said.

Author: 0 Lavrov says peace in region can be achieved through force

Lavrov said that Moscow is inviting representatives of the incoming USA administration to attend Syria talks on Monday in Kazakhstan, which have been brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran. Russian Federation welcomes Trump's stated priority of fighting terrorism and regards him as someone who won't apply "double standards" on the issue, Lavrov said.

Author: 0 MH370: Australia, Malaysia and China say search for Malaysia Airline flight suspended

For most of the search in the southern Indian Ocean four vessels were employed, although bad weather has been a near constant challenge. The announcement by a team of searchers that they were ending the comb for the ill-fated MH370 jetliner brought to an end an enduring three-year search, leaving relatives of the passengers of the jet with nothing but the only possible assurance of death of their relatives.

World Media Paul LePage Explains Civil Rights to John Lewis
Author: 0 Paul LePage Explains Civil Rights to John Lewis

LePage suggested Lewis, who for years led the struggle for black civil rights alongside Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr and was beaten almost to death by racist police while marching for voting rights in Montgomery, Alabama on " Bloody Sunday " in March 1965, needed a history lesson.

Author: 0 Gas prices down a few cents

KINGSTON, N.Y. The average retail gasoline price in NY state fell 1.5 cents per gallon last week, settling at $2.52 on Sunday . However, gas prices were up three cents from last month's average of $2.13 and have increased 48 cents from last year's average of $1.68.

World Media Loonie gains against US dollar after Trump's remark
Author: 0 Loonie gains against US dollar after Trump's remark

The U.S. Dollar index fell 0.8% to 100.34, its lowest level in more than a month. USA gold futures were up 0.8 percent at $1,205.50 per ounce. He said that the dollar is too strong , and laid part of the blame on China for manipulating the value of the yuan lower.

Author: 0 German Vice Chancellor Turns Down Trump's German Car Comments

His latest target is BMW , via an interview with The Times and Bild . BMW Group South Africa (SA) on Monday said it would not suffer any negative effect from U.S. Mexico's auto industry has grown on the back of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which gives it access to the USA and Canadian markets. Germany's Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel told Bild that imposing such tariffs would make " the American auto industry worse, weaker and more expensive ".

Author: 0 Springsteen Cover Band Cancels Appearance At NJ Inaugural Ball

In a statement provided to the Springsteen fan blog Backstreets .com, keyboardist Will Forte cited the band's reverence for Springsteen as the group's reason for withdrawing. While the band initially defended the performance, it eventually became too much. We would've never got involved in this if I knew how this would turn out.

Author: 0 Britain refuses to sign Paris declaration for Israel-Palestine 'two state solution'

Many feared Sunday's conference would be an echo of the UN Security Council Resolution 2334, passed three weeks ago, declaring Jewish presence in Judea, Samaria, and the Temple Mount to be illegal. "Even though we did not attend the conference, we succeeded in getting across our position". Trump's transition team reportedly told French diplomats they disapproved of the conference going ahead, seeing it as an attempt to put unfair pressure on Israel and give an unjustified reward to the ...

World Media Pendant linked to Anne Frank found at Nazi extermination camp
Author: 0 Pendant linked to Anne Frank found at Nazi extermination camp

The pendant is extremely similar to the one belonging to the famous Jewish victim, and is one of just two believed to have been made, according to Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. The Sobibor camp, in eastern Poland, was closed and bulldozed with earth by the Nazis after an uprising in 1943 but archaeologists have been excavating the site since 2007.

Author: 0 Saudis, Kuwait, Algeria Cut More Than Pledged To OPEC

Last week Saudi Arabia's oil minister Khalid al-Falih said that the kingdom had cut production to below 10 million bpd, the lowest level in two years, and even lower than its commitment to reduce supply by 486,000 bpd to 10.058 million bpd.

World Media March election after NI government collapses
Author: 0 March election after NI government collapses

Sinn Fein unveiled its "Get Even" slogan over the weekend, while Democratic Unionist Arlene Foster attended a party rally in Fermanagh on Saturday. Mr McGuinness' resignation therefore meant Ms Foster lost her position too. Northern Ireland is widely seen as the part of the United Kingdom most exposed to Brexit because of the prospect of checkpoints being reinstated on its land border with the Irish Republic.

Author: 0 Several people 'feared dead' after shooting at Mexican music festival

Four people have been arrested over the shooting. "A lot of people were panicking", said Alvarez, who lost his prosthetic teeth while fleeing. Marshall said Wilson made a career out of working private security for events , venues and government and that he was a "consummate professional".

Author: 0 Mixed bag of frozen weather likely Tuesday

Simply search your app provider for Nebraska 511. PennDOT is advising motorists to slow down based on driving conditions. "This storm is risky, and is creating hazardous driving conditions over a wide area", NSP Superintendent Brad Rice said in a written statement released by NSP.

Author: 0 Lifetime will air a biopic of Michael Jackson

But Paris , 18, was horrified by the casting. Paris Jackson said in a series of Tweets on Wednesday that she was "incredibly offended" after the trailer was released on Tuesday for the tongue-in-cheek episode, part of the " Urban Myths " series, by Britain's satellite TV channel Sky Arts.

World Media Bahrainis protest over fears for three convicts on death row
Author: 0 Bahrainis protest over fears for three convicts on death row

Activists shared images supposedly of the bodies of the executed men online, and some parts of the country saw minor protests after news of the executions broke. Also, Head of Bahrain's Human Rights Association Yousef Rabi'e viewed execution of the political inmates as al-Khalifa's unwise move, and said, "This will further complicate the situation in Bahrain and blocks all political solutions to the problems in the country".

Author: 0 Stevie Wonder serenades Michelle Obama on TV

It was a rare display of emotion for President Obama as he thanked his wife for her unwavering contribution during his Presidency, and the First Lady appeared equally emotional when her husband referred to her as his best friend. Michelle Obama said she had given Melania Trump advice on how to create a safe space for her family while living in the White House. "You'll always be first lady in our lives ", he sang.

Author: 0 Will Trump spell the end of two-state solution?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is not attending, called the conference "futile" at his Sunday cabinet meeting. Israelis and Palestinians haven't participated in negotiations since the collapse of a USA -led peace effort in 2014.

World Media Dozens missing after refugee boat sinks off Libyan coast
Author: 0 Dozens missing after refugee boat sinks off Libyan coast

SOS Mediterranée, which operates the Aquarius rescue ship alongside Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), said it recovered two dead bodies from the bottom of an overcrowded inflatable boat. He added that the weather conditions are "extremely bad", speaking to The Independent . More than 1000 people have arrived in Europe by sea in the first two weeks of 2017, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) estimates.

World Media John Lewis' 5th District residents respond to Trump on social media
Author: 0 John Lewis' 5th District residents respond to Trump on social media

Donald Trump kicked of Martin Luther King Jr. Mr Lewis said he did not plan to attend Mr Trump's January 20th inauguration, the first time he would miss such an event since being elected to the House in 1986. Day, has turned the question of attending Trump's inauguration into a more fraught one for Democrats. Lewis pointed to allegations of Russian interference in the recent election, including a dossier full of unverified claims about Trump's potential ties to Russia.

Author: 0 No plans to extradite Que Langdon's father

When the Milton Ulladulla Times spoke with Mr Langdon on Sunday he was visibly upset and concerned for his daughter's emotional wellbeing. "He [Alan] has avoided family court proceedings in two countries and she [Ariane] has done this to bring it to a head", Mr Chapman said.

World Media Poland officially greets U.S. troops
Author: 0 Poland officially greets U.S. troops

Meanwhile, Russia called the deployment a threat to its own security. The Polish government organized several events across the country to welcome the Americans, including in downtown Warsaw. "People are very excited to see us". "This is America's most capable fighting force: a combat-ready, highly trained USA armoured brigade, with our most advanced equipment and weaponry", USA ambassador to Poland Paul James said at the ceremonies, according to an AFP report .

World Media UAE welcomes lifting of partial USA sanctions on Sudan
Author: 0 UAE welcomes lifting of partial USA sanctions on Sudan

When South Sudan became independent in 2011, it gained not only sovereignty but control of about three-fourths of Sudan's oil production, a devastating blow to Sudan's economy. Such an acknowledgement fits with a general pattern under Obama of rapprochement with rogue or antagonistic states, including Cuba, Iran and Myanmar.

World Media Iraqi forces retake Mosul's university from 'Islamic State'
Author: 0 Iraqi forces retake Mosul's university from 'Islamic State'

The vast Mosul University campus, one of the biggest in Iraq , lies in the north of the city on the east bank of the Tigris River that splits Mosul in two. This was also the first time Iraqi forces reached deep into Mosul after they were driven out of the city by attacking ISIS fighters back in 2014. The commander stated that the development meant that the 9th Armored Division had completed the liberation of all villages and areas south of the eastern side of Mosul.

World Media Syria to UN: Israel launched missile attack, has conspired in civil war
Author: 0 Syria to UN: Israel launched missile attack, has conspired in civil war

Several powerful explosions were heard at the Mezzeh Military Airport south of Damascus . The latest report of alleged Israeli military action was the first since last December, when Syrian state media reported that the IDF fired missiles from within "occupied" territory at an important Syrian regime airbase outside Damascus .

World Media SpaceX launches unmanned rocket for commercial satellite delivery
Author: 0 SpaceX launches unmanned rocket for commercial satellite delivery

The Falcon 9 will attempt a first-stage landing on the autonomous drone ship Just Read the Instructions out in the Pacific. The accident clouded the company's aggressive agenda, which includes beginning to ferry US astronauts into space next year, when it also plans to make its first voyage to Mars.

World Media More Kim Kardashian Robbery Suspects Have Reportedly Been Charged
Author: 0 More Kim Kardashian Robbery Suspects Have Reportedly Been Charged

Her husband Kanye West popped the question to her with a gorgeous engagement ring, thought to be worth over a million dollars. Marceu B., 64 years old, is reportedly charged with handling stolen goods and criminal association as well. He, however, was released from custody, although he remains under judicial supervision. They fear some of Kardashian's jewels have already been sold, as raids against suspects have turned up €200,000 in cash.

World Media Palestinian Authority to open embassy at Vatican
Author: 0 Palestinian Authority to open embassy at Vatican

Trump's promise to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would upend decades of U.S. policy. The private audience was the third meeting between Francis and Abbas. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made clear Thursday the Israeli government's opposition to the French initiative. The official goal of the conference, organizers say, is to breathe new life into peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians.

World Media UNC goes small in big win over Florida State
Author: 0 UNC goes small in big win over Florida State

However it did put the Tar Heel management of their low post rotation to the max and offered proof that they could survive such a crisis. The Seminoles, who entered the game in the middle of the ACC making 70 percent of free throws, were woeful against the Tar Heels.

World Media Dana White Offers Mayweather-McGregor $25 Million Each For Fight
Author: 0 Dana White Offers Mayweather-McGregor $25 Million Each For Fight

Neither Mayweather or McGregor have commented on White's offer, but Mayweather did state this week that he'd be willing to "make it happen" on ESPN's First Take. Mayweather said he'd talked to McGregor's representatives. White's counter offer clearly didn't impress Mayweather, who spoke to TMZ just hours after the UFC president appeared on " The Herd " with Colin Cowherd.

World Media Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret's Former Husband, Has Died
Author: 0 Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret's Former Husband, Has Died

Upon his marriage he was given the title, Earl of Snowdon. He also worked in design, co-creating an aviary for London Zoo and inventing an electric wheelchair. He was born on 7 March 1930 into a family of minor gentry. Although Lord Snowdon gave up his career in photography in order to marry Margaret, he was encouraged by both Margaret and the queen to return to his work.