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News Brief: President Trump Says GOP Is Unified, NFL Protests Trump says the Republican Party is more unified than ever. The NFL meets with players to discuss weeks of protests. And the Islamic State is on the verge of losing control of the Syrian city of Raqqa.
NPR.org | Oct 17, 2017 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Confrontation Over Kirkuk In Iraq Reignited After Kurdish Independence Vote Iraqi troops have wrested control of Kirkuk from the Kurds, who have held it for the last three years. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with New York Times reporter David Zucchino about the situation on the ground in Iraq.
NPR.org | Oct 16, 2017 8:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Are the Days of Low Oil Prices Receding? The Kurdish vote for independence in Iraq is the latest geopolitical crisis to affect a market already weighing the impact of possible new sanctions on Iran.
New York Times | Oct 16, 2017 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqi forces seize territory outside Kirkuk from Kurds Iraq's military says it has taken key sites near the disputed city of Kirkuk from Kurdish forces.
BBC News | Oct 16, 2017 12:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Looks To Congress To Fix 'Flaws' In Iran Nuclear Deal Rachel Martin talks to Michael Anton, spokesman for President Trump's National Security Council, about the Iran nuclear deal. NPR's Scott Detrow weighs in on what Anton had to say.
NPR.org | Oct 16, 2017 11:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Born in Auschwitz, Israeli Artist, 102, Harnesses the Dark and the Light Tova Berlinski, whose life and work resonate with the darkness of the Nazi genocide and the vibrancy of Israel, has a tribute exhibition in Jerusalem.
New York Times | Oct 14, 2017 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraq conflict: Kurdish Peshmerga and Shia units clash near Kirkuk Peshmerga and pro-Baghdad Shia fighters blame each other for the violence in the disputed province.
BBC News | Oct 14, 2017 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Won't Certify Iran Nuclear Deal, Gets Praise And Criticism President Trump's refusal to decertify but leave in place the Iran nuclear deal gives Iran and other world players a wide range of possible options and reactions.
NPR.org | Oct 14, 2017 11:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Jerusalem, Municipal Issues Have Political Overtones Israel says they're just zoning laws, but Palestinians say the rules for building in Jerusalem lead to home demolitions intended to weaken their presence in a city claimed by both sides.
NPR.org | Oct 14, 2017 11:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Why a New York Court Case Has Rattled Turkey's President The Turkish government has dismissed telephone recordings as fabrications concocted by treasonous adversaries. But United States prosecutors have taken a different view.
New York Times | Oct 14, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend