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US claims of Iran threat to coalition forces in Middle East rejected by British general

A British general has rejected claims from the White House that coalition forces in the Middle East are facing an increased threat from Iran or its allies.In recent days, Washington US has responded to what has claimed as a raised threat from Iran-backed militias to US and coalition forces fighting the remnants of Isis in Iraq and Syria, by dispatching an aircraft carrier, B-52 bombers and Patriot missiles. National security advisor John Bolton, a longtime advocate of regime change in Iran, has ...
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Venezuela's military brass backs Maduro, accuses challenger of 'coup'

Venezuela's powerful military high command threw its weight behind President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido pressed a direct challenge to his authority with the backing of the United States and key Latin American allies. In Washington, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned the Maduro government against the use of force against demonstrators in a speech to the Organization of American States. The regime of former president Nicolas Maduro is illegitimate," Pompeo ...
Tags: News, United States, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, State, Organization of American States, Maduro, Pompeo, Washington US, Mike Pompeo, Juan Guaido

Pike Street buys US BioTek

Pike Street Capital has acquired Shoreline, Washington-based US BioTek, a provider of testing services for food-related allergies and intolerances. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE SEATTLE (December 18, 2018) Pike Street Capital (Pike Street) announced today the acquisition of US BioTek Laboratories, Inc. (US BioTek), a world-wide leader in specialty testing services for food-related allergies and intolerances. The investment is targeted towards expanding and improving the specia...
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Wild’s New Coach Evason Brings Experience & Familiarity

Dean Evason may be new to the Minnesota Wild coaching staff but he arrives with loads of experience. Evason, 53, was hired as an assistant coach on June 6 after spending the last six years as head coach of the Nashville Predators’ AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. Luckily for the Wild, most of his experience includes winning and reconnecting with familiar faces. The team is hoping that will translate into success at the Xcel Energy Center and beyond this season. NEWS: #mnwild names Dean Ev...
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Donald Trump hits back at Iran's president: 'Never, ever threaten the US again or you will suffer'

Donald Trump has warned Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian president, to never threaten the US again, saying he would not "stand for your demented words".  The US president issued the direct threat on Twitter after the Iranian leader cautioned Mr Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying "war with Iran is the mother of all wars". A war of words has escalated as Iran faces increased US pressure and looming sanctions after Mr Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from a 2...
Tags: News, Washington, US, America, Iran, United States, Hassan Rouhani, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Benjamin Netanyahu, Tehran, Donald Trump, Isna, Gulf, Trump, Strait Of Hormuz, Reuters

UK real wages rise, but drop in EU workers could hurt NHS – business live

Basic pay in Britain is rising faster than inflation, but Germany has suffered a growth slowdownBreaking: UK jobless rate sticks at 42-year lowRegular pay up by 2.9%, beating inflationBut total pay growth down to 2.6%Number of EU citizens working in UK drops by 28kEarlier:Germany only grew by 0.3% in the last quarterImports and exports have both fallenING: It’s a black eye 2.37pm BST Donald Trump’s surprise move to support Chinese group ZTE over the weekend prompted hopes of progress in trad...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, China, Germany, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Stock Markets, Britain, Unemployment, NHS, Uk Unemployment And Employment Statistics, Donald Trump, ZTE

N. Korea's Kim shows unity with China's Xi in first foreign trip

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was given a lavish welcome by Chinese President Xi Jinping during a secretive trip to Beijing as both sides try to repair frayed relations before Pyongyang's landmark summits with Seoul and Washington. US President Donald Trump welcomed the Beijing meeting and said there was now a "good chance" Kim would scrap his nuclear weapons -- but warned that sanctions must stay in force in the meantime. On his first trip abroad since taking power, Kim and his wife were g...
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un, Korea, Kim, Donald Trump, Seoul, Pyongyang, Washington US

Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem condemned by UN general assembly despite US 'bullying' over vote of censure

The United Nations general assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in a rare emergency session of the global body. The 193-nation general assembly approved the resolution by a massive margin, with 128 nations in favour, and nine against. There were 35 abstentions. Mr Trump threatened on Wednesday to withhold aid to any country which defied the threats. Referencing tomorrow's UN vote criticizing the US embassy...
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Angola: Govt, World Bank Discuss Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Secretary of State for Budget Aia-Eza da Silva Thursday in Washington (US) analysed the state of cooperation between Angola and the World Bank (WB) group, on diversified financing portfolio for the country.
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Africa: Kerry's Rights Priorities for Africa, Saudi Trip

[HRW] Washington -US Secretary of State John Kerry should underscore respect for human rights and civilian protection during his upcoming trip to Kenya, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the secretary of state.
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Record Crop, Record Ethanol Production in the US: report

In Washington, US farmers are “poised to harvest a record corn crop this fall and achieve the highest yield per acre in U.S. history”, according to new U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates which project the 2016 corn crop at 15.15 billion bushels, with a record average yield of 175.1 bushels per acre. Corn ending stocks for the 2016/17 marketing year are projected at 2.4 billion bushels — the highest in 29 years. Meanwhile, prices are expected to average just $3.15 per bushel, the lowest in ...
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Russians suspected of hacking Democrats

The suspected Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee is part of a wave of Russian cyber attacks aimed at political organizations and academic think tanks in Washington, US officials briefed on the investigations say.
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Russians suspected of hacking Dems

The suspected Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee is part of a wave of Russian cyber attacks aimed at political organizations and academic think tanks in Washington, US officials briefed on the investigations say.
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Nuclear terror threat 'constantly evolving': world leaders

"More work remains to be done to prevent non-state actors from obtaining nuclear and other radioactive materials, which could be used for malicious purposes," the leaders said, in a joint statement at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington. US President Barack Obama invited dozens of world leaders to Washington for the summit, where they discussed action plans to secure nuclear fuel stockpiles and radioactive material that could be used in a nuclear device or a dirty bomb. "We reaffirm our co...
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US vows support to Pakistan's fight against terrorists : March 01, 2016,

WASHINGTON US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that the US would stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Pakistan in its brave fight against terrorism. He said while appreciating Islamabad's support for efforts to promote reconciliation with Afghanistan.
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US FY2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill to support 8,000 FSIS...

The Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Food and Drug Administration are two of the services to receive funding in the FY2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill in Washington, US. The Senate Committee on Appropriations approved the FY2016 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration , and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill on a bipartisan 28-2 vote.
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Cyber attacks to worsen in 2015: McAfee researchers

WASHINGTON, US: A series of spectacular cyber attacks drew headlines this year, and the situation will only worsen in 2015 as hackers use more advanced techniques to infiltrate networks, security researchers say. McAfee Labs' 2015 Threats Predictions report sees increased cyber-warfare and espionage, along with new strategies from hackers to hide their tracks and steal sensitive data. [Link to media]
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US Ass. Commerce Sec hits back at claims global DNS is DOOMED

Starting to get messy in Washington US Assistant Commerce Secretary Larry Strickling – the man in charge of the critical IANA contract that keeps the internet glued together – has embarked on a war of words with Wall Street Journal columnist Gordon Crovitz.…
Tags: US, Commerce, Wall Street Journal, IANA, Washington US, Ass Commerce Sec, Larry Strickling, Gordon Crovitz