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December 4, 2018 9:33 PM Teacher says Catholic school fired her over her pregnancy

EDGEWOOD, Pa. – A Pennsylvania teacher who is pregnant said she was fired from her Catholic school job because the Harrisburg diocese was upset she wasn't married. Naiad Reich said she taught at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School in Edgewood for four years but was fired Friday after informing administrators she was expecting a child with her boyfriend 80

December 4, 2018 10:15 AM U.S. will not stop Iran exporting oil, Iranian president says

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States will not be able to stop Iran exporting its oil and any move to prevent Iranian crude shipments passing through the Gulf would lead to all oil exports through the waterway being blocked, Iran’s president said on Tuesday. The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran and U.S. officials say they aim to reduce Iran’s 104

December 3, 2018 9:42 PM Israel's Netanyahu, U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meet to talk Iran

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels on Monday to discuss Iran and other regional issues. Pompeo, like Netanyahu, is an outspoken critic of Iran’s nuclear program and he condemned on Saturday the latest missile test by the Islamic republic. “I look forward to discussing with you how we can together 84

December 3, 2018 11:39 AM KDP nominates Nechirvan and Masrour Barzani for Iraqi Kurdistan's top posts

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) said on Monday it had nominated current premier Nechirvan Barzani to succeed his uncle Masoud Barzani as president of Iraqi Kurdistan, and Masoud Barzani’s son Masrour as premier of the regional government. With 45 of 111 seats, the KDP is the biggest party in the Kurdish assembly after September’s 94

December 2, 2018 4:23 PM Exclusive: Nexstar clinches $4.1 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media

(Reuters) - Nexstar Media Group Inc has reached an agreement to acquire to Tribune Media Co for about $4.1 billion, a deal which would make it the largest regional U.S. TV station operator, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Nexstar’s acquisition would come just three months after Tribune’s $3.9 billion deal to sell itself to Sinclair Broadcast 105

December 2, 2018 3:07 PM Spain's Andalusia region votes in key test for PM Sanchez

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Voters went to the polls in Spain’s Andalusia region on Sunday in a first electoral test for Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, whose minority government has struggled to pass a budget since taking office last summer. The election in Spain’s most populous region, a stronghold for Sanchez’s ruling Socialists for decades, is taking 108

November 30, 2018 6:31 PM Canada police officer shot by fellow officer during heated argument

A cop with the Niagara Regional Police Service was shot by a fellow officer after a heated argument. (Niagara Regional Police Service) A Canadian police officer is in stable condition after he was reportedly shot by a fellow officer during a heated argument that turned violent Thursday. The Niagara Regional Police Service said officers were investigating 131

November 29, 2018 9:30 PM Portland group seeking MLB team proposes waterfront ballpark site

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A group seeking to lure a Major League Baseball team to Portland announced that it has signed an agreement in principle to develop a 45-acre waterfront site. The agreement with the Port of Portland was announced Thursday by the Portland Diamond Project. The group also released artist renderings of a new ballpark at the port's Terminal 88

November 29, 2018 11:20 AM Trump-Putin meeting at G-20 Summit is a go, Kremlin official confirms: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting in Moscow's Kremlin. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) President Donald Trump is slated to sit down one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Argentina this Saturday, The Washington Post reported, citing a Kremlin official. Trump told The Post on Tuesday 81

November 21, 2018 8:33 PM Kosovo hits Serbia, Bosnia with 100 percent customs fees after Interpol snub

TIRANA (Reuters) - Kosovo on Wednesday raised customs tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods from 10 to 100 percent after Serbia blocked its former province from joining Interpol, the international police organization. Its retaliation, which was criticized by the European Union, also required authorities to remove or prevent from entering any goods that did not address 89