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Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64

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NEW YORK (AP) — Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who could both spar and get along with his Western counterparts, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission.

Trump's defense chief: 'We're not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil'

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By Phil Stewart BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is "not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump, as he held talks with Iraqi leaders on Monday. Mattis was the highest-ranking Trump administration official to visit Iraq since Trump irked Iraqis with a temporary ban on travel to the United States and for saying America should have seized Iraq's oil after toppling Saddam Hussein in 2003. Trump told CIA staff in January: "We should have kept the oil.

Netanyahu blasts U.N. 'hypocrisy', Australian PM opposes 'one-sided resolutions'

Added: 22.02.2017 6:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull offered a staunch defense of Israel on Wednesday, criticizing the United Nations and vowing never to support "one-sided resolutions" calling for an end to Israeli settlement building on occupied land.

Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin

Added: 22.02.2017 6:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

Vladimir Putin, you may have noticed, is everywhere. He has soldiers in Ukraine and Syria, troublemakers in the Baltics and Finland, and a hand in elections from the Czech Republic to France to the United States. And he is in the media. Not a day goes by without a big new article on “Putin’s...

Study sees U.S. life expectancy falling further behind

Added: 22.02.2017 5:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

Despite modest gains in life expectancy, the United States will continue to lag behind other developed countries in years ahead, new research predicts

Scientists hold rally in Boston to protest threat to science

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Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the United States

´I give nothing for free´ – Mourinho tells Shaw to learn from Mkhitaryan

Added: 22.02.2017 5:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho told Luke Shaw he would have to earn his chance, urging the full-back to learn from Henrikh Mkhitaryan. England international Shaw was left out of the United squad to face Saint-Etienne in the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie. Shaw, 21, has had limited opportunities this season, making [...]

Trump to spare U.S. 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdown

Added: 22.02.2017 2:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.

Study on walking ability shows path to treatment for stroke survivors

Added: 22.02.2017 1:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in older adults in the United States, but research is now pointing the way to recovery for people who are relearning how to walk.

Diversifying the United States' coal country

Added: 22.02.2017 1:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Not everyone in the US's coal country is waiting for mining to return, they are looking to diversify.

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