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Yemen peace talks in Sweden focus on prisoner swap deal

Yemen peace talks in Sweden focus on prisoner swap dealRIMBO, Sweden (AP) — Yemen's warring parties met Sunday for the fourth day of U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Sweden to try to hammer out details of a prisoner exchange, which could eventually include all prisoners held by both sides in the four-year civil war.



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UK PM May presses on with Brexit vote as lawmakers demand better deal

UK PM May presses on with Brexit vote as lawmakers demand better dealMay’s deal, which would see Britain keep close economic ties with the EU, looks set to be rejected by parliament on Tuesday. The Sunday Times reported May was expected to say on Monday that she was delaying the vote to make a last-minute dash to Brussels to appeal to the EU to improve the deal. “The vote is on Tuesday, that is what we are focused on,” Brexit minister Stephen Barclay told BBC TV on Sunday.



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Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strikeCHICAGO (AP) — The nation's first teachers' strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management struck a tentative deal Sunday that includes protections for students and immigrant families living in the country illegally.



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NATO Urges Russia to Uphold Nuclear Deal After U.S. Threatens Exit

NATO Urges Russia to Uphold Nuclear Deal After U.S. Threatens ExitNATO foreign ministers said Russia is jeopardizing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by deploying ground-launched missiles that fall within the banned range of 500 kilometers (311 miles) to 5,500 kilometers. U.S. President Donald Trump pledged in October to abandon the 31-year-old INF accord as a result of alleged Russian violations. “We call on Russia to return urgently to full and verifiable compliance,” the NATO foreign ministers said in a statement released on Tuesday in Brussels.



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US farmers more cautious than hopeful after China trade deal

US farmers more cautious than hopeful after China trade dealPresident Donald Trump says American farmers will see immediate benefits from the trade detente with Beijing, but farm belt representatives are still cautious about declaring victory. Trump’s comments were followed by White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, who told a press briefing that he expects Chinese tariffs on US farm goods would be removed “quickly,” without elaborating. US soybean exports to China since September 1 have fallen to 339,000 tons from nearly 15 million tons in the year-ago period.



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Oil prices surge on output cut pledge, US-China deal

Oil prices surge on output cut pledge, US-China dealOil prices soared on Monday after Russia and Saudi Arabia renewed a pact to cap output, while the US agreed to halt raising tariffs on Chinese imports, stalling a trade row that many feared could hit demand for the commodity. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “have agreed to extend our agreement” to limit production as prices slump on global markets. An existing deal committing OPEC and non-members to cuts expires this year.



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U.S., Canada, Mexico sign post-NAFTA trade deal after some brinkmanship

U.S., Canada, Mexico sign post-NAFTA trade deal after some brinkmanshipCongress still has to approve it.



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Manafort Sentencing Set for March 5 After Plea Deal Uproar

Manafort Sentencing Set for March 5 After Plea Deal UproarU.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set the tentative date Friday after a tumultuous week in which Mueller said Manafort breached a plea agreement through unspecified crimes and lies. The judge gave prosecutors until Dec. 7 to lay out how they say Manafort breached his cooperation agreement since pleading guilty on Sept. 14 in Washington federal court.



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The Latest: Alderman rejects plea deal; heads to trial

The Latest: Alderman rejects plea deal; heads to trialCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on hearing for a prominent Chicago alderman accused of corruption (all times local):



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Jerome Corsi Says He Turned Down Mueller Plea Deal

Jerome Corsi Says He Turned Down Mueller Plea DealReports over the weekend stated that Jerome Corsi, a longtime right-wing conspiracy theorist and associate of Roger Stone, was in plea negotiations with the office of special counsel Robert Mueller. Click here to continue and read more…



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