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Iran news: Iran says it has taken a foreign ship in the Persian Gulf today after the oil tanker Riah is missing

US. Iran believes that oil tankers are missing in the Persian Gulf Iran's paramilitary revolutionary watchdogs have seized a foreign oil tanker with a crew of 12, which they accuse of smuggling oil into the Persian Gulf, Iran's state television reported Thursday. The report did not mention the ship, but the Iranian state television said earlier that the guard came …

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Trump rally, FaceApp privacy concerns and a moment of national unity: The Morning Rundown

Good morning, NBC News readers. President Donald Trump sets the stage for what will probably be a 2020 2020 presidential campaign rally last night. Here's what else we're watching today. Rally shows Trump's unbridled attacks on Democratic congressmen are just getting started One day after the House voted to condemn his racist tweets, and just hours after it killed a …

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Brexit: MPs back bid to block Parliament shutdown

Image copyright PA Media MPs have backed a bid to stop a new prime minister suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit. Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has not ruled out shutdown Parliament. Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has not ruled out shutdown Parliament. ] BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg said the Commons had now made it harder for …

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Call on trade with China counterparts set for Thursday, "complicated problems" persist

Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said a call between US and China officials is scheduled later this Thursday. "Ambassador [Robert] Lighthizer and I call later today with our counterparts. There will be other conversation we have had. There has been conversation at staff level," Mnuchin told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday. "We work under the leadership of President Trump and President …

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Omar introduces resolution defending the boycott of Israel, similar to boycotting from Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union

US. Rope. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week that supports the right to boycott Israel resembling the Jewish state boycott of boycottes by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. Omar's resolution aims to bring back US laws that prohibit Israel's boycott and confirm the right of Americans to organize boycotts from foreign countries if they so wish. While the …

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US to send about 500 more troops to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON – The United States sends hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia in what is supposed to be the latest act of violence against Iran, said two defense ministry officials on Wednesday. The approximately 500 troops are part of a wider section of forces sent to the region over the past two months after the tensions between Washington and Tehran …

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Trash Pileup In Rome Rock In Summer Hot Spell: NPR

Trashackar in Monteverde, a residential area in Rome. During this burning hot summer, the city's residents and visitors are tested by a massive garbage crisis that has urged doctors to warn of the possible spread of diseases such as birds, pests and wild animal scavenge in the middle of the route network. Sylvia Poggioli / NPR hide caption change caption …

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Business Live: Retail sales jump in June

Business Live: Retail sales jump in June – BBC News <! – <! – <! – <! – <! – [19659007] <! – <! – Summary [19659012] Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk Asos warns on profits Easyjet gets new COO Eenat proposes £ 50 water bill cut Sterling edges up through $ 1.24 Retail sales jump unexpectedly in June Source link

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Asia's average share is now worth an estimated $ 61 billion … without the crisis in sight

The stash was huge. Inside were more than 5 million methamphetamine pills – known locally as yaba or "madness" – and 145 kilograms of crystalline methamphetamine wrapped in large plastic bags. Even in conservative estimates, transport was worth tens of millions of dollars, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). It was the biggest police Lt. Col …

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