Rouhani lashes out at ‘tower builder’ Trump

Iranian President rules out any changes or additions to 2015 nuclear deal.

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Macron: France wouldn’t be the same without Jews

French President denounces anti-Semitism, calls for toughness in fighting it.

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Despite state pressure, number of asylum seekers agreeing to leave Israel drops in 2018

In each of the first three months of the year, around 200 Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers left Israel, while ...
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More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House doctor Ronny Jackson exhibited a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing ...
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Germany: Iran deal can’t be rengotiated

Spokesman for German Foreign Ministry says keeping the nuclear deal with Iran is a top priority for the country.

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France's Macron pushes back at 'America First' agenda

France's President Emmanuel Macron urged the United States to embrace multilateralism and warned of the perils of trade war and ...
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Trump declares DACA 'dead,' urges Congress to act on border

Trump declares DACA 'dead,' urges Congress to act on borderBy Richard Cowan and Makini Brice WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump declared as “dead” on Monday a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children and pressed Congress to “immediately” pass legislation to secure the U.S. border with Mexico. Trump, who has taken a hard line toward immigration, said in September he would terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program introduced by his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, but gave the Republican-controlled Congress until March 6 to replace it.


Mexican government says discussed migrants with U.S. homeland security secretary

Mexican government says discussed migrants with U.S. homeland security secretaryMexico’s interior minister said on Monday that he spoke to the U.S. homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, agreeing to work together to study how to best address the flow of migrants. “We agreed to analyze the best ways to attend to the flows of migrants in accordance with the laws of each country,” Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete wrote in a post on Twitter. U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out against Mexico on Sunday, writing on Twitter that the Latin American country was doing little to stop the flow of migrants into the United States.


U.S. government sets 3.40 percent hike in 2019 payments to Medicare insurers

U.S. government sets 3.40 percent hike in 2019 payments to Medicare insurers(Reuters) – The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase by 3.40 percent on average 2019 payments to the health insurers that manage Medicare Advantage insurance plans for more than 20 million people aged 65 and older or who are disabled. The rate, which affects how much insurers charge for monthly healthcare premiums, plan benefits and, ultimately, how much they profit, represents an increase over the 1.84 percent increase proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in February. UnitedHealth Group Inc, Humana Inc, Aetna Inc and WellCare Health Plans Inc are the largest sellers of Medicare Advantage health insurance.