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  • Iran's Rouhani says "we will continue to build missiles"
    Iran's_rouhani_says_%22we_will_continue_to_build_missiles%22 2017-10-29 17:18:13 UTC
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defense and does not see it as a violation of international accords, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a speech broadcast on state television. “We have built, are buildin...
  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Files Charges in Russia Probe
    Russian_probe-_mueller_goes_after_trump's_tax_return 2017-10-29 06:30:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. The indictment was sealed u...
  • Spain Dissolves Catalan Parliament and Sacks its Government
    Spain_dissolves_catalan_parliament_and_sacks_its_government 2017-10-27 21:47:01 UTC
    BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - The Madrid government sacked Catalonia’s president and dismissed its parliament on Friday, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain’s gravest political crisis since the return of democracy ...
  • Catalan Parliament Declares Independence From Spain
    Catalan_parliament_declares_independence_from_spain 2017-10-27 21:48:53 UTC
    BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday in defiance of the Madrid government, which at the same time was preparing to impose direct rule over the region. Although the declaration was in eff...
  • A Half-Century Later, US Released JFK Assassination Files
    After_more_than_half_a_century_us_released_jfk_assassination_files 2017-10-27 19:54:26 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the unveiling of 2,800 documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy but yielded to pressure from the FBI and CIA to block the release of other recor...
  • Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont rules out snap election
    Catalan_leader_carles_puigdemont_rules_out_snap_election 2017-10-26 16:56:04 UTC
    MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday ruled out holding a snap regional election to break the deadlock between the central government and separatists seeking a split from Spain, sharpening the political crisis. ...
  • Iraqi Forces Target the Last Patch of ISIS-Held Western Territories
    Iraqi_forces_target_the_last_patch_of_isis-held_western_territories 2017-10-26 05:23:42 UTC
    (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced early on Thursday an offensive to recapture the western border region of al-Qaim and Rawa, close to the Syrian border, from the Islamic State militant group. Al-Qaim and Rawa are the la...
  • Kurds Push for Dialogue, Offer to Put Independence on Hold
    Kurdistan__kurds_push_for_dialogue_and_offer_to_put_independence_on_hold 2017-10-25 17:26:06 UTC
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Kurdish authorities in Iraq offered on Wednesday to put an independence drive on hold, stepping up efforts to resolve a crisis in relations with Baghdad via dialogue. But an Iraqi military spokesman suggested an offensive - ...
  • Catalonia Crisis: Puigdemont Unlikely to Formally Declare Independence
    Catalonia_crisis-_puigdemont_unlikely_to_formally_declare_independence 2017-10-25 15:21:08 UTC
    MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont is likely to go to Madrid on Thursday to explain his position on independence from Spain and try to stop the national government imposing direct control on the region. The timing of...
  • GOP senators slam Trump for 'flagrant disregard of truth and decency'
    Gop_senator_slams_trump_for_'flagrant_disregard_of_truth_and_decency' 2017-10-25 16:54:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Jeff Flake said on Wednesday he expected more Republican colleagues to speak out against Donald Trump’s behavior as well as his policies, one day after denouncing the Republican president in a speech. Flake h...
  • What happens to your body when it's donated to science
    Lucrative_business_with_donated_bodies_of_americans_to_science 2017-10-24 20:19:03 UTC
    When Americans leave their bodies to science, they are also donating to commerce: Cadavers and body parts, especially those of the poor, are sold in a thriving and largely unregulated market. Since it's not regulated by a federal agency, there...
  • Harry Belafonte: Hitler is not too far from our door
    Harry_belafonte-_hitler_is_not_too_far_from_our_door 2017-10-23 20:39:44 UTC
    Legendary civil rights activist, singer, and actor Harry Belafonte took the stage over the weekend at what he said would be his last public appearance and issued a stark warning about what he thinks may be in store for America. Ninety-year-old ...
  • UN Praise Germany for its Welcoming Policy Toward Refugees
    Un_praise_germany_for_its_welcoming_policy_toward_refugees 2017-10-23 07:39:33 UTC
    BERLIN — While praising Germany's openness toward refugees, the UN refugee agency's Germany branch has urged the newly elected members of the Bundestag to provide the right to family reunions after March of next year to asylum seekers who only hav...
  • FACT CHECK: Spain’s 40 Year Democracy and Control of Catalonia
    Fact_check-_spain%e2%80%99s_40_year_democracy_and_control_of_catalonia 2017-10-25 15:38:04 UTC
    MADRID (Reuters) - How will Spain's central government take control of Catalonia? The Spanish government will dismiss Catalonia’s secessionist leadership and force the region into a new election, it decided on Saturday, unprecedented steps it s...
  • Catalan President Carles Puigdemont rejected the Madrid's decision
    Catalan_president_carles_puigdemont_rejected_the_madrid's_decision 2017-10-22 16:29:53 UTC
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - The Spanish government on Sunday urged Catalans to accept direct control from Madrid and ignore instructions from the restive region’s secessionist leadership once it has been removed from power. Sunday’s message came a da...
  • Barcelona: Fury at Spanish plan to sack Catalan government
    Barcelona-_fury_at_spanish_plan_to_sack_catalan_government 2017-10-27 14:50:26 UTC
    <strong><a href="http://www.global-gathering.com/news/18061">BREAKING NEWS:</strong><blockquote><h2>Catalonia declares independence from Spain, direct Madrid rule looms</h2></a><hr> BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s parliament declared ...
  • Trump Plans to Release Classified Files on Kennedy's Assassination
    Trump_releases_classified_files_on_kennedy's_assassination 2017-10-27 00:27:58 UTC
    <blockquote><h2><hr><a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/18059"> >> Trump Blocks Release of Some JFK Assassination Records</a><hr> <a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/18058"> >> A Half-Century Later, US Released JFK Assassination Fil...
  • EU Reaffirms Full Commitment to the Iran Nuclear Deal
    Eu_reaffirms_full_commitment_to_the_iran_nuclear_deal 2017-10-19 23:53:02 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Thursday reaffirmed their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, hoping that the U.S. Congress would not let it collapse despite relentless criticism by President Dona...
  • George W. Bush Bashes Trump's Bigotry, Bullying, and Lies
    George_w._bush_bashes_trump's_bigotry__bullying__and_lies 2017-10-20 07:29:23 UTC
    New York (Reuters) - Former President George W. Bush decried “bullying and prejudice” while defending immigrants and trade on Thursday in a New York speech that appeared to be a sweeping, thinly veiled critique of President Donald Trump. Bush,...
  • Obama: We Are Rejecting A Politics of Division
    Obama-_we_are_rejecting_a_politics_of_division 2017-10-19 23:44:17 UTC
    New Jersey (Reuters) - Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, urged voters in New Jersey to reject the “politics of division” by supporting Democrats in next month’s ...
  • Khamenei: Trump's stupidity shouldn't distract us from US deceitfulness
    Khamenei_warns-_trump%e2%80%99s_stupidity_should_not_distract_us 2017-10-18 18:35:19 UTC
    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 he might ultimately terminate it if Washington pu...
  • Reality TV star, Ksenia Sobchak, is ready to take on Putin
    Reality_tv_star__ksenia_sobchak__is_ready_to_take_on_putin 2017-10-18 17:45:31 UTC
    Journalist and former reality TV star Ksenia Sobchak is ready to take on President Vladimir Putin in Russia's upcoming election. But is she the face of the opposition or a Kremlin-approved critic? Ksenia Sobchak smiles at readers from the cover...
  • Mugabe’s wife sued a man for not delivering a $1.35 million wedding anniversary ring
    Mugabe%e2%80%99s_wife_sued_a_man_for_not_delivering_a__1.35_million_wedding_anniversary_ring 2017-10-18 16:52:27 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace has sued a Belgium-based businessman for failing to deliver a $1.35 million ring she ordered for a wedding anniversary, state media reported on Wednesday. Grace, 52, an influent...
  • Xi: China Will Relax Market Access for Foreign Investment
    Xi-_china_will_relax_market_access_for_foreign_investment 2017-10-18 05:56:37 UTC
    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping opened a critical Communist Party Congress with a pledge to build a "modern socialist country" that will never copy the political systems of others and will remain open to the world. China will relax marke...
  • GOP and Democrats Appeared to Reach a Deal on Obamacare
    Obamacare_repeal_fails-_president_obama%e2%80%99s_health_law_stay 2017-10-17 22:38:43 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Tuesday announced a bipartisan breakthrough to shore up Obamacare for two years by reviving federal subsidies for health insurers that President Donald Trump planned to scrap, and the president voiced su...