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New Charlottesville mayor vows to keep pushing ‘until it’s done right’

New Charlottesville mayor vows to keep pushing ‘until it’s done right’“Everybody’s gotta be open to pushing until it’s done, until it’s done well, until it’s done right.”



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Venezuela vows to 'root out' plots after Maduro drone 'assassination' bid

Venezuela vows to 'root out' plots after Maduro drone 'assassination' bidVenezuelan authorities vowed Monday to “root out” plots against President Nicolas Maduro after what they said was a weekend drone “assassination” bid backed by Colombia. An accusation by Maduro that his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos was behind the incident has worsened already fraught ties between Caracas and Bogota. Santos, who hands over power to elected successor Ivan Duque on Tuesday, has categorically rejected the accusation.



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Turkey dismisses US sanctions over detained pastor, vows dialogue

Turkey dismisses US sanctions over detained pastor, vows dialogueTurkey and the US on Friday failed to resolve a diplomatic standoff over a detained pastor in talks between their top diplomats, with Ankara warning sanctions imposed by Washington would not work. Andrew Brunson, who led a Protestant church in the Aegean city of Izmir, is at the centre of one of the most serious crises in relations between the NATO allies in years. Brunson was moved to house arrest last week following nearly two years in jail on terror-related charges but the change only increased tensions.



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Kremlin critic vows to find killers of Russian TV crew in Central African Republic

Kremlin critic vows to find killers of Russian TV crew in Central African RepublicBy Denis Pinchuk and Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said he would try to find those responsible for the murder of three journalists working for his online news organization in Central African Republic who he said had been reporting on Russian mercenaries. Orhan Dzhemal, Alexander Rastorguyev and Kirill Radchenko were working for TsUR, which is financed by Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky, when they were ambushed on Monday.



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North Korea offers to give up nukes if US vows not to attack

North Korea offers to give up nukes if US vows not to attackSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told his South Korean counterpart at their historic summit that he would be willing to give up his nuclear weapons if the U.S. commits to a formal end to the Korean War and a pledge not to attack the North, Seoul officials said Sunday.



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The Latest: Hamas buries, vows revenge for slain engineer

The Latest: Hamas buries, vows revenge for slain engineerGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding the killing of a Palestinian in Malaysia (all times local):



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Israel defence minister vows to strike any Iran 'military foothold' in Syria

Israel defence minister vows to strike any Iran<br />
'military foothold' in SyriaIsraeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman vowed in an interview Thursday to strike at any attempt by Iran to establish a “military foothold” in Syria, following an attack this month attributed to his country. Speaking with a news website run by a Saudi businessman that regularly interviews Israeli officials, Lieberman also threatened firm retaliation if Israel was attacked by Iran. “If they attack Tel Aviv, we’ll strike Tehran,” he told the Elaph website.



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Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in MalaysiaGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, accusing Israel of being behind the brazen killing.



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Iran vows 'expected and unexpected' moves if U.S. exits nuclear deal

Iran vows 'expected and unexpected' moves if U.S. exits nuclear dealIranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran’s atomic agency was ready with “expected and unexpected” reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to do. “Our atomic energy organization is fully prepared … for actions that they expect and actions they do not expect,” Rouhani said, without elaborating in a speech carried by state television, referring to a possible decision by Trump to leave the accord next month. The deal reached between Iran, the United States and five other world powers put curbs on Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.



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Syrian army vows to press war, rebels say strikes not enough

Syrian army vows to press war, rebels say strikes not enoughBy Tom Perry and Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian opposition said Western strikes on Saturday would not change the course of the seven-year-old war as the army said it would crush remaining rebel parts of the country. The missiles by the United States, Britain, and France targeted President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons capabilities in response to a deadly poison gas attack near Damascus a week ago, Washington said. Some insurgent officials said they feared an onslaught against the rebel bastion of Idlib, which a senior Iranian official has indicated could be the next target.



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