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Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule

Trump administration agrees to delay health care ruleThe Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called “conscience” rule is challenged in a California court. The rule was supposed to take effect on July 22 but the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its opponents in a California lawsuit mutually agreed Friday to delay a final ruling on the matter until Nov. 22. A federal judge in San Francisco permitted the change on Saturday.



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UPDATE 2-EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020

UPDATE 2-EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a spokesman for the bloc said. The EU first slapped sanctions on Russia after Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014 and supported rebels fighting Kiev troops in the east of the country. “Russia sanctions unanimously extended for another six months because of a lack of Minsk Agreements implementation,” said the spokesman, Preben Aman, referring to a stalled peace accord for east Ukraine.



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Norway's Kon-Tiki museum agrees to return Easter Island items

Norway's Kon-Tiki museum agrees to return Easter Island itemsNorway agreed Thursday to hand back thousands of artefacts removed from Easter Island by the explorer Thor Heyerdahl during his trans-Pacific raft expeditions in the 1950s. An agreement was signed by representatives of Oslo’s Kon-Tiki Museum and officials of Chile’s culture ministry at a ceremony in Santiago as part of a state visit by Norway’s King Harald V and Queen Sonja. The museum pieces include carved artifacts and human bones from the Rapa-Nui, the first inhabitants of the remote Chilean island in the Pacific.



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REPORT: U.S. Agrees to Outlines of Peace Deal with Taliban

REPORT: U.S. Agrees to Outlines of Peace Deal with TalibanThe U.S. has agreed to the outlines of a peace deal with the Taliban that includes the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan in exchange for a guarantee that terrorist groups will not be permitted to take route in the vacated region, the New York Times reported Monday. “We have a draft of the framework that has to be fleshed out before it becomes an agreement,” America’s chief negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, told the New York Times during an interview in Kabul.



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Fiat Chrysler agrees to $800 million U.S. diesel-emissions settlement

Fiat Chrysler agrees to $  800 million U.S. diesel-emissions settlementFiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has agreed to a settlement worth about $ 800 million to resolve claims from the U.S. Justice Department and state of California that it used illegal software that produced false results on diesel-emissions tests, but still faces an ongoing criminal probe. The hefty penalty is the latest fallout from the U.S. government’s stepped-up enforcement of vehicle emissions rules after Volkswagen AG admitted in September 2015 to intentionally evading emissions rules. The Fiat Chrysler settlement includes $ 311 million in total civil penalties to U.S. and California regulators, up to $ 280 million to resolve claims from diesel owners, and extended warranties worth $ 105 million.



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Sears agrees to consider revised Lampert bid

Sears agrees to consider revised Lampert bidSears Holdings Corp agreed on Tuesday to consider a revised takeover bid from Chairman Edward Lampert, temporarily staving off a liquidation.



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Trump agrees to shut down his embattled charity

Trump agrees to shut down his embattled charityPresident Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his personal charity, the Trump Foundation, the New York attorney general said Tuesday, accusing it of engaging in a “shocking pattern of illegality” to advance his political and business interests. State Attorney General Barbara Underwood said the family foundation would be dissolved and its remaining assets distributed to other charities under her supervision. “This amounted to the Trump Foundation functioning as little more than a checkbook to serve Mr. Trump’s business and political interests,” she said in a statement.



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Oil prices surge as OPEC agrees joint 1.2 mn bpd cut with partners

Oil prices surge as OPEC agrees joint 1.2 mn bpd cut with partnersOPEC members and 10 other oil producing nations, including Russia, agreed Friday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day in a bid to reverse falls in prices in recent months. Energy ministers reached the deal — which takes effect from January 1 but has already sent prices surging on oil markets — after two days of talks at OPEC headquarters in Vienna. “OPEC group countries are contributing 800,000 barrels per day as a cut, and the non-OPEC (countries) will be contributing 400,000 barrels per day,” Emirati Oil Minister Suhail Mohamed al-Mazrouei said at a news conference.



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Mall shooting suspects agrees on return to Alabama

Mall shooting suspects agrees on return to AlabamaATLANTA (AP) — A man suspected in an Alabama mall shooting that resulted in police killing another black man on Thanksgiving agreed Friday to return home from Georgia to face charges.



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USC agrees to $215 million settlement in California gynecologist case

USC agrees to $  215 million settlement in California gynecologist caseThe University of Southern California has reached a $ 215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters. The settlement centers on the conduct of George Tyndall, who practiced at USC until he was suspended in 2016 after a complaint from a health worker accusing him of making sexually inappropriate comments to patients. Hundreds of women have since then accused Tyndall of sexual abuse.



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