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Canada mulls canceling Saudi arms deal over Yemen, Khashoggi murder

Canada mulls canceling Saudi arms deal over Yemen, Khashoggi murderCanada is looking into ways to cancel a giant 2014 weapons deal with Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday, as criticism mounts over the kingdom’s role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the Riyadh-led war in Yemen. “The murder of a journalist is absolutely unacceptable and that’s why Canada from the very beginning had been demanding answers and solutions on that,” Trudeau said Sunday in an interview with CTV. “We inherited actually a (Can)$ 15 billion contract signed by (former prime minister) Stephen Harper to export light-armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia,” he said.



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US urges UN to ban Iran nuclear missiles, keep arms embargo

US urges UN to ban Iran nuclear missiles, keep arms embargoUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to again ban Iranian ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and to maintain an arms embargo that is scheduled to be lifted in 2020 under the landmark Iran nuclear deal.



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Charges dropped against mother after police rip 1-year-old son from her arms in video

Charges dropped against mother after police rip 1-year-old son from her arms in videoJazmine Headley remained incarcerated as of Tuesday morning, four days after New York City police yanked her infant son from her arms in Brooklyn.



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Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office

Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits officeNEW YORK (AP) — Outrage built Monday over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother's arms at a Brooklyn public benefits office, with officials criticizing police for not de-escalating the situation and clients of the facility complaining it is indicative of how the city treats social-services recipients.



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Video shows NYPD officers trying to take toddler from mother’s arms

Video shows NYPD officers trying to take toddler from mother’s armsThe New York City Police Department is investigating an incident, captured on video, showing officers trying to pull a 1-year-old from his mother’s arms. Jazmine Headley was at a Brooklyn government assistance center, and was sitting on the floor due to a lack of chairs. Security called the police after Headley did not get up off the floor. The confrontation started after police reportedly asked Headley to leave and she refused.



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NYPD Investigates 'Troubling' Video Of Cops Ripping 1-Year-Old From Mother’s Arms

NYPD Investigates 'Troubling' Video Of Cops Ripping 1-Year-Old From Mother’s ArmsThe New York Police Department is investigating a video shared on Facebook



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Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump Loves

Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump LovesWASHINGTON ― Top Democrats are discussing how to use their upcoming control of



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RIP INF Treaty: Welcome to the New Arms Race

RIP INF Treaty: Welcome to the New Arms RaceWithdrawal from the INF Treaty will likely result in billions of dollars spent on new American and Russian weapons despite the unrivaled nuclear stockpiles both nations already possess.



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Shooting triggers lockdowns, then locked arms in Pittsburgh community

Shooting triggers lockdowns, then locked arms in Pittsburgh communityThe gunshots that tore through a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday first triggered lockdowns in houses of worship across the city. Following the deadliest attack ever on the Jewish community in the United States, residents rushed to provide comfort, give blood, organize vigils and bring therapy dogs to a Jewish community center. The Tree of Life synagogue, where 11 people were killed by a gunman who burst into a morning service, is home to three congregations in Squirrel Hill, the heart of Pittsburgh’s tight-knit Jewish community.



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Shooting triggers lockdowns, then locked arms in Pittsburgh community

Shooting triggers lockdowns, then locked arms in Pittsburgh communityThe gunshots that tore through a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday first triggered lockdowns in houses of worship across the city. Following the deadliest attack ever on the Jewish community in the United States, residents rushed to provide comfort, give blood, organize vigils and bring therapy dogs to a Jewish community center. The Tree of Life synagogue, where 11 people were killed by a gunman who burst into a morning service, is home to three congregations in Squirrel Hill, the heart of Pittsburgh’s tight-knit Jewish community.



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