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  1. Trump: Islamic extremism to blame for UK crime riseRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Washington, Oct 20 - US President Donald Trump said on Friday that violence by Islamic extremists was behind an increase in criminal offences in the United Kingdom. Trump was referring to a report published on Thursday by the UK's Office for National Statistics which said that between June 2016 and June 2017, the police recorded 5.2 million crimes in England and Wales, up by 13 per cent from the previous 12-month period.

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  2. Trump blames 'radical Islamic terror' for spike in UK crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    President Donald Trump is misrepresenting a report on British crime statistics by blaming an uptick in crime on "Radical Islamic terror." Picture: AP Photo/Susan Walsh Washington - President Donald Trump is misrepresenting a report on British crime statistics by blaming an uptick in police-reported incidents on "Radical Islamic terror."

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  3. Best of Gay D.C. 2017: MEDIARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Blade

    The anonymous founder, who says he is a journalist and LGBT ally, started using Metro as part of his commute. After experiencing problems he decided to start a blog to complain.

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  4. Khamenei threatens to shred nuclear deal if US quitsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Nerve News

    Tehran, Oct 19 - The Iranian supreme leader on Wednesday warned that his country would shred its multinational nuclear deal should the US decide to quit and criticized Europe's weak defence of the landmark agreement. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued his stark warning just days after US President Donald Trump reiterated threats to end his commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an international accord struck by China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the US, Germany and the European Union that limits Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for slackened sanctions.

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  5. High blood pressure boosts risk of common heart valve disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | EurekAlert!

    Elevated blood pressure is a risk factor for mitral regurgitation, a leakage of one of the heart valves, according to a paper published this week in PLOS Medicine by Kazem Rahimi of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, UK and colleagues. The research suggests that this valve disorder, which is increasingly diagnosed wordwide, particularly among older people, is not an inevitable consequence of ageing, as previously assumed, but may be preventable.

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  6. Woman had wedding dress made into 16 tiny burial gowns after her miscarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Metro UK News

    A woman who lost her baby, before finding out she could never become pregnant again, has given away her wedding dress to be made into 16 tiny burial gowns. Hayley Parker, 33, knows firsthand how devastating it is to lose a baby since she miscarried at 14 weeks in 2011.

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  7. Trump silent as questions remain over deadly Niger ambushRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 14 | Memeorandum

    Manafort Had $60 Million Relationship With a Russian Oligarch - LONDON - Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, has much stronger financial ties to a Russian oligarch than have been previously reported. - An NBC News investigation reveals that $26 million changed hands Bob Weinstein Gets Emotional on "Depraved" Harvey, Saving the Company and His "Waking Nightmare" - The Weinstein Co.

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  8. Trump health care attacks worry GOPRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 14 | Memeorandum

    Bob Corker on Trump's biggest problem: The 'castration' of Rex Tillerson - So is Donald Trump really leading the country toward World War III? - That is the warning that lingers from the broadside delivered by Sen. Bob Corker during his Twitter war with Trump. Trump's Iran announcement backfires - President Trump's official announcement that he will not certify the Iran deal, as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is known, set off a series of predictable and negative consequences.

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  9. IMF chief worried about Brexit uncertaintyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | Nerve News

    Washington, Oct 13 - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said the European Union and Britain need to show progress in talks on Britain's exit from the European bloc to ease concerns about the effects of Brexit. Brexit is an ongoing process and our hope is that it be conducted promptly to reduce the level of uncertainty and the anxiety of people about the outcome and the situation of people first, of business second, Efe news quoted Lagarde as saying here on Thursday at the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Annual Assembly.

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  10. Morning NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | ARLnow.com

    Arson Not Suspected in Ashton Heights Blaze - The house fire that critically injured an occupant of a house on N. Ivy Street in Ashton Heights "doesn't appear to be malicious," says the Arlington County Fire Department. The blaze caused about $300,000 in damage to the home.

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  11. Mental health funding in Newcastle and Gateshead to be cut despite promises to improve servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Chronicle Live

    MP Ian Mearns raised plans to reduce funding in Gateshead as he quizzed Prime Minister Theresa May in the House of Commons. Mr Mearns, Labour MP for Gateshead, said: "Mental health problems affect one in four people, but only 1 out of every 8 in clinical commissioning group budgets is spent on mental health services.

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  12. Scuttling the Iran deal would be counterproductiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Star Tribune

    President Donald Trump's reckless obsession with overturning former President Barack Obama's policies will reportedly soon lead to him declining to certify the Iran nuclear agreement. If so, that would send the issue to Congress, which must not let the accord unravel.

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  13. Monte Durham to speak at Concord University Foundation's Beckley-Raleigh Co. DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | WOAY

    Monte Durham, celebrity stylist and fashion director for TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta", will be the featured speaker for the Concord University Foundation, Inc.'s Beckley-Raleigh County Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. The fundraising event which helps support Concord University and its students is being held at Tamarack in Beckley, W.Va.

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  14. Fox News' exclusive reporting on Iran nuclear deal echoes pretext for Iraq WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Media Matters for America

    Fox News is promoting a report from an Iranian exile organization that the government in Tehran has restarted nuclear weapons development in violation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. President Donald Trump is expected to decertify the deal in coming days, and given his penchant for watching Fox News, it's possible he will use this report as part of his justification.

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  15. Will Any DC News Outlets Photograph the Foo Fightersa Big Shows This Week?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Washingtonian.com

    Famous rock band Foo Fighters will christen new DC music venue the Anthem in grand fashion this week, playing a "secret" concert Wednesday and a proper show there Thursday. Second-hand tickets for Thursday's event are trading at robust prices.

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  16. UK launches last-minute bid to change Trump's mind on Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Washington Examiner

    British Prime Minister Theresa May and her team appealed to President Trump in an 11th-hour bid to convince him not to take a step away from the Iran nuclear deal, according to United Kingdom officials. May called Trump, while British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson reached Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to discourage the president from making an expected announcement that he believes the Iran deal is not in the national security interests of the U.S. The issue is one of the chief policy disagreements between May and Trump, who often have projected more of an affinity than Trump shows for other European leaders.

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  17. The Wharf Opens Thursday, But Most of Its Big-Name Restaurants Are DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Washingtonian.com

    After years of planning and $2.5 billion in investment, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront will unveil the Wharf on October 12. The official opening weekend festivities are slated to bring thousands of people to the Southwest Waterfront-DC's biggest development project in recent history-with headliners like the Foo Fighters at the new Anthem , and free entertainment by local musicians and actor Kevin Bacon . Unfortunately when it comes to stars from the culinary world, not all is aligned.

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  18. For Belfast, 'America First' Amounts to 'Northern Ireland Last'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | The New York Times

    When President Trump championed his "America first" trade policy during the election campaign, George Burnside could not have known that he, a veteran aircraft fitter, would be among the policy's first potential casualties. Yet now that fate looms over Mr. Burnside and around 4,200 other Belfast-based employees of Bombardier, a Montreal-based airplane maker, after the Trump administration, under pressure from Boeing , proposed a nearly 300 percent tariff on imports of Bombardier's newest plane.

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  19. PeaceTech Lab Names Civic Nation Advisor Megan Beyer and C5 Capital...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | PRWeb

    The DC-based nonprofit, which works to accelerate peacebuilding through technology, media, and data, welcomes women's rights advocate and cybersecurity expert to Board of Directors. Three years ago, PeaceTech Lab was formed with a simple mandate: to bring new players, new ideas, and new tools to the peacebuilding field.

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  20. The University of DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | University Business

    From its early beginnings as New Jersey State Normal School in 1929, New Jersey City University has transformed itself from a small teachers college into a more comprehensive, competitive, and diverse public university. With this history in mind, the University has become a beacon of higher learning for New Jersey's lifelong learners.

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