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He did not elaborate. "Iran's implementation of the nuclear-related measures..., as verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), marks a fundamental shift in circumstances with respect to Iran's nuclear program", Obama said in the executive order issued by the White House.
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    Manning has all the significant passing records. Belichick added, "There is no player off our team that I have any more respect for than  Peyton Manning ". Despite the outsized salaries many NFL players earn,  CBS Sports  writer and former agent Joel Corry  said  Manning's big potential paycheck isn't the norm in the league.
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    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, left, endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally at the Iowa State University, Tuesday, in Ames, Iowa. "They come back hardened", Palin said. "His anger is causing all us from different walks of life to unite and say the only thing we don't want is the hate that's coming from one person", Hailey Myers Brannon said.
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    The CDC said areas pregnant women should not travel include Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico , Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico . At the moment the only way to fight Zika is to clear standing water where mosquitoes breed. "In Brazil, many newborns were having microcephaly ", Bolivar said.
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    By Saturday morning, as much as 8 inches of snow could be on the ground. With the possibility that Pine Bluff and Jefferson County could get snow beginning Thursday night , both the county Road Department and Pine Bluff Street Department are gearing up to try and keep streets and highways clear.
  • Michigan House to See $28m Flint Water Funding Bill

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    Governor Snyder has come under fire for the water crisis, with many questioning why the problem was not addressed sooner. Protesters gather outside the state Capitol before Michigan Gov. "We still can't drink our water". Weaver declined to comment on calls for Snyder to resign over his administration's response to the crisis, saying she would wait for an investigation into the response.
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    An email from September 25, 2015 from former chief of staff Dennis Muchmore to Snyder pointed to former state treasurer Andy Dillon. The next day, Muchmore wrote to Snyder and other top aides, complaining that critics were focusing on the lead issue and "looking for someone to blame".
  • South Korea builds strategic, diplomatic responses to North's nuclear test

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    The US deployed a B-52 bomber on a low-level flight over its ally South Korea on Sunday, a show of force following North Korea's nuclear test last week. US and South Korean media said the strategic assets Washington was considering included the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier US Ronald Reagan, B-2 bombers, nuclear-powered submarines and F-22 stealth fighter jets.
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    This had failed twice before and it failed again Sunday, but it nearly worked. Meanwhile, NASA said Jason-3 was "ready for science operations" after it reached orbit and had its solar arrays deployed. is actually going into the ocean", said Laury Miller, Jason-3 lead scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Timing of how long it takes the signal to return indicates sea level height, which rises or falls depending on the temperature of the water.
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    Any mixing or rain that does occur will return to snow as the system moves northeastward and cooling takes place on its west side, forecasters say. Since the storm will strengthen rapidly, reduce its forward speed and tap plenty of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean on its path, snowfall rates of 1-3 inches per hour are possible.
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    Washington's B-52 strategic bomber flew in the skies of South Korea on Sunday in a show of force. Seoul also said on Monday that it would restrict access to the jointly-run Kaesong industrial complex north of the heavily fortified border to the "minimum necessary level" starting from Tuesday.
  • Military step up search and recovery operation after Somalia raid

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    In a statement , Al-Shabab claimed they had killed more than 63 Kenyan "crusaders". "However, it should be noted that this is a delicate operation as we have information to the effect that some soldiers are being used as human shield, as we will not allow any further casualties", Mwathethe told journalists in Nairobi.
  • Florida reports first three Zika virus cases

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    Shah, M.D., J.D., said in a news release. The first two cases were found in Miami-Dade County, in people who visited Colombia in December. In Brazil, which is combatting a large outbreak, there has been a significant increase in cases of a birth defect linked to Zika.
  • Islamic countries body welcomes Iran nuclear deal - 1/18/2016 2:26:14 AM

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    Now the agreement between the United States and Iran calls for Iranian officials to "continue cooperating with the United States to determine the whereabouts of Robert Levinson", a US official said. The deal also freed four American held in Iranian custody. The US dropped charges against 7 Iranians in the US and another 14 outside the country as part of the deal.
  • Kenyan police say kill Islamists planning attacks in tourist resort

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    In the past, such attacks in Kenya have been carried out by al Shabaab, a Somali militant group which wants to punish Kenya for sending its troops into Somalia as part of an African Union peacekeeping force. Garbahaarey, Gedo province, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) - At least Seven people have been killed after Kenyan fighter jets reportedly bombed residential areas in south of Somalia's Gedo province, witness and elders said.
  • Tennessee couple confirmed as Powerball winners

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    John and Lisa Robinson, the couple whose winning ticket has not yet been confirmed by Tennessee lottery officials, told NBC's "Today Show" that they purchased four tickets at Naifeh's Food Mart just a block from their home at 6:56 p.m. "You know what happens. You need to check these numbers,"' John Robinson said. "I just thought it was unbelievable", said 23-year-old Henry Bennah, who bought his lottery ticket earlier in the week.
  • Steven Avery hasn't been allowed to watch 'Making a Murderer' in prison

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    Are they still following Avery's case? Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi told fans that one of the hardest elements of creating the documentary series was almost losing all of their footage in a court case. Co-director Laura Ricciardi went so far as in to say that the interview was recorded with "an eye toward including them" in any future episodes of the show.
  • Obama says he's helping fix Flint water crisis

    Obama says he's helping fix Flint water crisis

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    Environmental Protection Agency could not "find evidence of a major change" in lead levels. Snyder said as soon as the problem was brought to his attention, he took dramatic action. Snyder apologized to the people of Flint and committed to request $28 million from the legislature toward water, filters, and repairs in day-cares and schools.
  • Some Pregnant Women in US Should Be Tested for Zika Virus: CDC

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    Shah, M.D., J.D., said in a news release. If a pregnant woman tests positive for Zika virus, she should have an ultrasound every three to four weeks to monitor fetus growth, the CDC said. The Zika infection has reached outbreak levels in Brazil, where more than 3,500 women had babies born with microcephaly in 2015. Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said pregnant women, especially in the first trimester, are also advised to defer travel to Brazil until the actual cause of ...
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    The first two cases were found in Miami-Dade County, in people who visited Colombia in December. Health officials say the virus is quickly spreading through South America, Central America and the Caribbean . Crystal Chavez is a reporter with WMFE in Orlando. Liu noted the Zika virus has been linked to microcephaly - a condition where a child is born with a smaller-than-normal head and impaired brain development - in Brazil and Hawaii, where pregnant woman may have contracted the ...
  • Snyder Creates Panel To Focus On Flint Water For Long Term

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    The state said that if no one is at home during door-to-door visits, a flyer with information on how to get free water resources will be left. Elevated blood-lead levels were found in two city zip codes. Four days after declaring a state of emergency over a water crisis in Flint , Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder is providing the city with bottled water and other supplies, Snyder's office announced Saturday.
  • 'Affluenza' mom out of jail, must wear ankle monitor

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    Couch is charged with hindering the apprehension of a felon - her 18-year-old son, Ethan Couch , who killed four people in a 2013 crash and was facing allegations that he violated his probation. The mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense for a deadly wreck could soon leave jail days after the two were caught in a Mexican resort town.
  • Bernie Sanders Gaining on Hillary Clinton's Lead, Monmouth National Poll Shows

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    The fact that Sanders seems to be pulling away from Clinton in New Hampshire despite what ABC News describes as "an all-out blitz" from her campaign in that state must be a worrisome sign. Fresh off a strong debate performance and buoyed by rising poll numbers, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returned to Iowa with an air of vindication.
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    Although Clinton still holds a national lead over Sanders, polls show a strong possibility of her losing both Iowa and New Hampshire to Sanders and upending the race. Hillary Clinton only received 52 percent of the vote, a decrease from last month's 59 percent. Bernie Sanders is having a big poll moment. "They're jobs that have to be done by Americans, and while we're at it, why don't we do what people say we should, and have tax credits and incentives for companies that want to ...
  • Microcephaly cases in Brazil rise to 3893, linked to Zika

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    A 24-year-old man travelling from Thailand has been confirmed as Taiwan's first case of the Zika virus , reported the Ministry of Health and Welfare yesterday. Zika outbreaks are occurring in Brazil and Pacific Islands, and Zika is also active in other countries in the Americas. Pregnant women traveling to areas where Zika is known to have been transmitted, the CDC suggests women wear long-sleeve shirts and long trousers, use insect repellents, and stay and sleep in screened-in or ...
  • Sarah Palin blames son's domestic violence on PTSD, Obama

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    News of the arrest broke shortly after Palin's endorsement of Donald Trump last night (Jan. 19). He was arrested on Monday in Wasilla, Alaska , and charged with domestic violence assault on a female, interfering with a report of domestic violence and possession of a weapon while intoxicated, according to Dan Bennett, a spokesman for the Wasilla Police Department.
  • Kenya Searches for Missing Soldiers After Al-Shabab Attack in Somalia

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    Kenyan troops are involved in a search and rescue operation in Somalia after Al-Shabab militants claimed to have killed more than 100 soldiers in an attack on a military base on Friday. 17, 2016. "Following Friday's raid on a Kenyan base in the town of El-Adde, Gedo region, the death toll of the Kenyan crusaders massacred in the base has risen to 100 as confirmed by the Mujahideen's military department", the statement said.
  • Germany holds 31 suspects over Cologne New Year attacks

    Germany holds 31 suspects over Cologne New Year attacks

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    Other cities that reported such cases include Zurich, Switzerland, where six women reported being "robbed from one side, [while] being groped ... on the other side" by groups of men with "dark skin", as well as Helsinki, Finland, where police reported receiving reports of "widespread sexual harassment".