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Saudi FM seeks more sanctions on Iran
Saudi FM Adel Al-Jubeir said during a press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that 'we have come to an agreement with Russia regarding continued coordination concerning regional developments. We made it clear that we support additional sanctions on Iran.'
Russia says militants in Syria's Idlib province need liquidating
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday described militants in Syria’s last big rebel-held enclave of Idlib as a 'festering abscess' that needed to be liquidated.
Canada's Freeland says NAFTA trade talks with U.S. 'very intense'
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday that NAFTA trade negotiations with the United States were at a 'very intense moment' and Canada was looking for compromises that were 'win-win' for all sides.
Palestinian Leaders Bet Future on Trump Impeachment
Palestinian leaders are betting their future on President Donald Trump being impeached by Democrats following the mid-term elections, according to Arabic language comments by a senior Palestinian government leader who praised Special Counsel Robert Mueller for targeting Trump and his top allies.
Inside the United States
US economy's growth rate boosted to 4.2 percent
The U.S. economy grew 4.2 percent in the three months through June, slightly faster than initially reported and the most in four years.
3 ‘extremist Muslim’ New Mexico compound suspects released after judge drops all charges
Three suspects tied to a New Mexico compound where alleged Muslim extremists reportedly trained children to be school shooters were released from custody on Wednesday, hours after a judge dismissed all of the charges against them, Fox News confirmed.
Atheists Fail to Remove 'In God We Trust' From Money After Court Defeat, Call It 'Utterly Revolting'
Atheists who failed to remove the national motto 'In God We Trust' from U.S. coins and bills following an appeals court defeat have called their loss 'utterly revolting.'
FBI: No evidence proving Hillary Clinton's email servers were compromised
An FBI official said Wednesday that the bureau has not found any evidence that Hillary Clinton’s email servers were compromised, after some reports suggested they were.
Iran Sentences 4 Christians to 45 Years in Prison for Believing in Jesus Christ
Iran's hardline government has sentenced four Christians to harsh prison terms for putting their faith in Jesus Christ.
Christian Cake Baker Turns the Tables, Sues Colorado for Anti-Religious Bias
In June 2017, a lawyer named Autumn Scardina asked Phillips to create a custom cake celebrating his transition from male to female. When Phillips declined, on the same grounds as he had before, Scardina filed a discrimination complaint.