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Bill Bryant touts his environmental credentials in race against Gov. Jay Inslee

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Tokyo, Dec 8, IRNA – Visiting Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interests in a meeting here with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday.
Tehran, Dec 8, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Thursday:
Luanda - The Chadian Prime Minister Albert Pahimi Padacké is in Luanda since Wednesday to deliver a special message from President Tchadiano, Idriss Déby Itno, to his Angolan counterpart José Eduardo
Dark matter — the mysterious substance that makes up 85 percent of the universe’s mass — may be more evenly distributed in the cosmos than previously believed, according to a new analysis of its grav
Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer won’t have an opponent on the March 7 municipal ballot, leaving him all but guaranteed a victory in his bid for a second and final term. No one stepped forward to
Giriraj Singh had said that after demonetisation, there is an urgent need to make laws for 'nasbandi' (sterilisation)
Luanda - The President of the Republic, José Eduardo dos Santos, congratulated on Wednesday the victory of the 12th tile by the Angolan national senior women's handball team, praising the athletes, c
Opposition parties on Tuesday continued their tirade against the government in the both the houses of Parliament over the demonetisation issue as vociferous protests and slogan shouting forced adjourn
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's Chief of Staff is the most likely option to take over as interim Prime Minister if a caretaker cabinet is to be formed later in December, local media report. Ros
Los Angeles: A judge on Wednesday rejected Brad Pitt's request to seal details about custody arrangements in his divorce from Angelina Jolie Pitt. Los Angeles Superior Court Richard J. Burdge Jr. deni
Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute today on the Senate chamber floor. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express t
Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute today on the Senate chamber floor. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express t
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko hinted yesterday at a campaign against him and the SAPS, telling parliament that there were "sinister attempts to tarnish the work we do".
The Bulgarian government has urged the European Commission draft a plan it would apply if Turkey decided to fulfill it threat to open the gates to migrants, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said. "We
A man allegedly committed suicide after blaming former BJP minister and mining baron Reddy of mentally torturing him
President-elect Donald Trump pledged to be "so presidential you will be bored" during the election, but he continues to keep Americans on their toes after again taking to Twitter to battle his most r
Footage emerges of the foreign secretary saying Saudi Arabia and Iran are "puppeteering" in the Middle East.
Jayalalithaa was not very different in this respect – dictatorial and imperious in her style of functioning. She walled herself up behind a screen of inaccessibility. The post Jayalalithaa, Mamata Ba
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung doesn't have any power to check AAP government's files, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said, wondering whether the LG is "our headmaster or principal". The po
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump clashed on Wednesday with a union official who accused the president-elect of lying about the number of jobs saved in a deal to keep air conditioner maker Carrier fro
Voting is due to get under way in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.
Conway spoke at Politico's "Women Rule" event Wednesday
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday questioned the Nitish Kumar government's seriousness in pursuing the case against Mohammad Shahabuddin. The post Case against Shahabuddin: Sushil Kumar
A long-awaited bill to simplify crossing the Canadian-U.S. border was introduced in American Congress Wednesday.
(Reuters) - A federal judge in Michigan on Wednesday revoked his order requiring a recount of the state's presidential vote sought by Jill Stein, siding with a state appeals court that found the Green
Spurred by years of complaints from neighborhood groups, the Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to seek new restrictions on “mansionization” — the practice of constructing houses that are fa
Linda McMahon developed the professional wrestling franchise WWE
Donald Trump is expected to tap Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for the head of the EPA.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba said on Wednesday it hoped to sign off on at least half a dozen agreements with the United States before businessman Donald Trump, who has threatened to derail detente between
The power of a president-elect's tweet is not to be underestimated.
Canada's first ministers are finalizing the details of a national climate change strategy that will be officially announced at a high-level meeting i
How much does it cost to buy a new plane to carry the president?
Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline has been vehemently opposed by many First Nations groups, but voices of dissent emerged Wednesday to launch a
Sens. Cruz and Cornyn test their state's queso against Sen. Boozman's state's cheese dip.

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