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Italy blocks EU summit agreement until migration demands met

Italy blocks EU summit agreement until migration demands metBy Francesco Guarascio and Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Italy’s prime minister refused to approve an EU summit statement on Thursday, telling fellow leaders that they must first meet his demands on migration, in an unusual showdown that underscored deep divisions over the sensitive issue. The move by Giuseppe Conte, who is attending his first European Union summit, surprised other leaders and forced summit chairman Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to cancel a news conference planned for Thursday evening. “As one member reserved their position on the entire conclusions, no conclusions have been agreed at this stage,” a spokesman for Tusk said.



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Canada PM pressured to suspend U.S. refugee agreement in face of 'unacceptable' policy

Canada PM pressured to suspend U.S. refugee agreement in face of 'unacceptable' policyOTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday the U.S. practice of separating immigrant children from their parents on its southern border was “unacceptable”, even as he resisted pressure to suspend a bilateral agreement designating the United States a “safe” country for refugees. Trudeau has been under increasing pressure to suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement, a 2004-era pact under which asylum seekers presenting at a land border crossing in either country are turned back and told to apply for refugee status in the first country they arrived in.



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Rare bipartisan agreement on ending separating families at the border

Rare bipartisan agreement on ending separating families at the borderCongressional leaders from both parties have expressed outrage over the administration's policy of separating migrant parents from their children at the border.



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Trump Says North Korea Summit Agreement Is Far More 'Comprehensive' Than It Actually Is

Trump Says North Korea Summit Agreement Is Far More 'Comprehensive' Than It Actually IsSINGAPORE ― President Donald Trump hailed the summit agreement signed by him



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Netflix Extends Agreement To Keep Streaming Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown'

Netflix Extends Agreement To Keep Streaming Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown'Netflix announced on Tuesday that it extended an agreement to keep renowned



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Trump And Kim Sign Joint Agreement As Historic Singapore Summit Closes

Trump And Kim Sign Joint Agreement As Historic Singapore Summit ClosesSINGAPORE ― After hours of closed-door discussions in a Singapore hotel on



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Iran deal: State Department nuclear expert quits after Trump withdraws US from agreement

Iran deal: State Department nuclear expert quits after Trump withdraws US from agreementA top nuclear expert has resigned from the US State Department after Donald Trump announced the US would pull out from the Iran nuclear deal. Richard Johnson, the assistant coordinator for Iran nuclear issues at the Office of Nuclear Implementation, reportedly handed in his resignation this week. A civil servant, Mr Johnson had been involved in failed negotiations including the UK, France and Germany to save the deals after Mr Trump threatened to pull out.



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Macron predicts U.S. will return to Paris Agreement on climate change

Macron predicts U.S. will return to Paris Agreement on climate changeFrench President Emmanuel Macron said during a joint meeting of Congress that he’s certain the United States will ultimately reverse U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to remove America from the Paris Agreement on climate change.



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Macron predicts U.S. will return to Paris Agreement on climate change

Macron predicts U.S. will return to Paris Agreement on climate changeFrench President Emmanuel Macron said during a joint meeting of Congress that he’s certain the United States will ultimately reverse U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to remove America from the Paris Agreement on climate change.



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32 Tweets About Married Life That Will Have You Laughing In Agreement

32 Tweets About Married Life That Will Have You Laughing In Agreement“Marital bliss” is an unrealistic standard for any couple, no matter how in love they are. 



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