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Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

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Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as "occupation" and the violation of international law.
In a resolution long on rhetoric but short on concrete actions, the ministers also called for the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution condemning Trump's decision, but acknowledged that Washington would most...
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Detainees on agenda as top British diplomat arrives in Iran

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Tehran, Dec 9 (AP) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Tehran on Saturday, where he is was expected to discuss the fate of detained dual nationals, including a woman serving a five-year prison sentence for allegedly plotting to overthrow Iran's government.
Iran's semi-official...
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Could a law to bring down the mob be used in Weinstein case?

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The federal anti-racketeering law has been used since the late 1970s to bring down mob bosses. Could it be used to prosecute Harvey Weinstein?
Lawyers for six actresses who say they were sexually assaulted by the movie producer filed a lawsuit Wednesday in New York arguing that Weinstein was...
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Trump pays tribute to civil rights heroes amid protests

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Jackson, Dec 9 (AP) - President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among...
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Alliance of communist parties leading poll results in Nepal

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Kathmandu, Dec 09 (AP) - An alliance of two major communist parties is leading parliamentary election results in Nepal and could be forming the next government in the Himalayan nation.
According to preliminary results released by Nepal's Election Commission on Saturday, the alliance of Com-munist...
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