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The EPA confirmed to CNN Wednesday that Pruitt used a private plane and military jet to travel for government duties instead of flying commercial for trips over the summer . The agency did not specify what aspects of that facility were outdated, or whether the unit inside Pruitt's office would meet the physical and technical specifications a SCIF generally is required to have.
  • Iraq's major Shiite Party opposed to Kurdish referendum

    Iraq's major Shiite Party opposed to Kurdish referendum

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    The Kurdish official said that the reports quoted Pavel Talabani, the son of former President Jalal Talabani, who was expressing his personal opinion. "The illegitimate and unacceptable nature of the referendum. has been specified once again", the National Security Council (MGK) said after a meeting chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
  • New Zealand Starts Counting Votes in Too-Close-To-Call Election

    New Zealand Starts Counting Votes in Too-Close-To-Call Election

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    He wrapped up his speech just as Labour leader Jacinda Ardern was leaving home to head to her campaign party. New Zealand's conservative Prime Minister Bill English raced to a strong start in early election counting Saturday , September 23 although the figures still gave opposition leader Jacinda Ardern a realistic prospect of forming government.
  • Does NKorean H-bomb threat push US closer to war?

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    The US Geological Survey measured a magnitude 3.5 natural disaster struck at 4:29 a.m. ET Saturday 22 kilometers ( more than 13 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea . It's the second time Trump has referred to Kim by the new nickname, which is likely a play on the eponymous Elton John song and the numerous missile tests Kim has overseen .
  • OPEC Keeps Oil Market Guessing Over Further Action on Cuts

    OPEC Keeps Oil Market Guessing Over Further Action on Cuts

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    November Brent crude LCOX7, +1.07% the global benchmark, rose 49 cents, or 0.9%, to$55.63 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange. The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude October contract was at $50.51 a barrel by 07:15 a.m. Of course, other factors also have impact on the crude oil prices. On Friday, data from energy services company Baker Hughes showed domestic oil drillers running the lowest number of rigs since June.
  • Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY

    Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY

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    The hour-and-a-half-long meeting at the Lotte Palace Hotel in Manhattan on Monday was closely watched for signs of a rapport between the two men over the key issue of restoring wider negotiations. Channel 10 reported that that meeting went well. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold his first public meeting with Egyptian President Abd al-Fatah al-Sisi on Monday night in New York City, according to Egyptian media reports.
  • PM May to offer €20bn for Brexit divorce bill

    PM May to offer €20bn for Brexit divorce bill

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    But it is understood that Johnson considers it could be a resigning matter if May veers towards the kind of "soft Brexit" advocated by Philip Hammond, the chancellor, when she makes a key speech in Florence on Friday. But Mr Johnson has attempted to play down such claims, as he denied that his decision to publish the piece was a challenge to the Prime Minister .
  • Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure on N Korea

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    Asked about Trump's description of Kim, national security adviser H.R. McMaster said "Rocket Man" was "a new one and I think maybe for the president". North Korea has launched a trio of missiles in recent weeks and tested a bomb that was its most powerful to date. North Korea said on Saturday it aimed to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States.
  • Trump Considering Holding Military Parade on July 4

    Trump Considering Holding Military Parade on July 4

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    The Pentagon might have vetoed Donald Trump's interest in parading USA military vehicles across the streets of Washington during his inauguration festivities. The US president was insistent, however, saying that he was so impressed by the military might on display in Paris, that the US was going to have a parade of its own.