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Worldwide Barcelona confirm 'lifetime' contract for star midfielder Andres Iniesta
Author: 0 Barcelona confirm 'lifetime' contract for star midfielder Andres Iniesta

The 33-year-old had less than a year left on his earlier contract. "And I hope that it will be for a long time". Still, if anybody deserves a job for life at Barca, it's their resident midfield maestro and he's already started this season like a house on fire, freed from the shackles of having to cover quite as many of his strikers' defensive shortcomings as past year.

Worldwide Iraqi PM announces liberation of al-Hawija from IS
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He called for joint Kurdish-Iraqi administration of Kirkuk province, but with Peshmerga under the authority of Baghdad's federal forces. The referendum vote , which was led by Barzani, is not expected to lead to a Kurdish state anytime soon and has further isolated the small land-locked region.

Author: 0 GOP signals willingness to look at gun accessories

Dianne Feinstein and fellow members of the Senate have introduced the Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act, which would ban the sale of any accessory or device that is "designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle ".

Worldwide Have Republicans Been Hypocrites About Gun Control?
Author: 0 Have Republicans Been Hypocrites About Gun Control?

Because there, um, have been mass murders committed by Islamic extremists in recent years. It's a grim reminder that evil human beings will go to extreme measures to inflict pain and suffering on others. Hillary Clinton made it a piece of her platform in a way no modern Democratic presidential candidate has. " Our grief isn't enough", she lectured.

Worldwide Trump mocked for tossing paper towels to hurricance victims
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The President said that while every death was "a horror", there was a difference between "a real catastrophe like Katrina" and "what happened here" in Puerto Rico . The administration's critics said the early response was not fast enough or on a scale that could help the island's 3.4 million American citizens .

Worldwide Las Vegas shooter tried to buy tracer rounds
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Police are not aware whether the devices were transmitting - the FBI is investigating their use - but the Clark County sheriff told reporters he thinks the shooter might have used them to watch for people approaching his room. She was initially considered a person of interest, but later cleared when investigators determined Paddock acted as a "lone wolf". "I know that she don't know anything as well like us".

Worldwide Ivana Trump turns down ambassadorship: 'I have a flawless life'
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Ivana, a Czech-American businesswoman and former model, also said the president offered her an ambassadorship that she declined, saying that she would be loathe to abandon her current lifestyle. "It's a new way, a new technology", she said. In an excerpt of an interview set to air on CBS Sunday Morning this week, Ivana Trump - the President's first wife - claims that her ex offered her the job of Ambassador to the Czech Republic.

Worldwide Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks?
Author: 0 Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks?

The NRA believes that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations", the NRA said in a statement . "We welcome that and a conversation on that", Sanders said. "They won't give us a hearing, they won't give us a vote". The Vox video shows that between the years 2000 and 2013, the number of U.S.

Worldwide New Yorkers picket Trump Tower in support of Puerto Rico
Author: 0 New Yorkers picket Trump Tower in support of Puerto Rico

It is noteworthy that the president did not raise similar concerns about the cost to the federal treasury of aid to Texas, Florida, Louisiana and the U.S. FEMA spokesman William Booher noted that the statistics remain on a website maintained by Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, which now indicates 54 percent of Puerto Ricans have access to drinking water and 9.2 percent have electricity.

Worldwide Trump tells Puerto Rico to be proud of low casualty count
Author: 0 Trump tells Puerto Rico to be proud of low casualty count

The hardy San Juan mayor is not one to be silenced, though, and in an interview with Univision on Wednesday she wrote a black T-shirt with the worst "nasty" on the front . She explains how the USA territory came to owe so much money to creditors on the mainland, as well as on the Island. Cruz also slammed the real estate mogul for comparing the death toll in Puerto Rico to that of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Worldwide White House: We're 'Certainly Open' to Conversation on Bump Stocks Regulation
Author: 0 White House: We're 'Certainly Open' to Conversation on Bump Stocks Regulation

By urging people to focus on the president's priorities when she was asked about his statements, Sanders' message was clear. Of course, given that Trump today stole contraception coverage from likely millions of women, and stole civil rights protections from LGBT people by prioritizing religious rights, some might call that the storm too.

Worldwide How to Watch Spain vs. Albania
Author: 0 How to Watch Spain vs. Albania

A win over third-placed Albania in Alicante in their Group G qualifier tomorrow morning (Singapore time) will seal Spain's ticket to next year's World Cup Finals in Russian Federation. We ask for there to be a good atmosphere and for the fans to enjoy the game. Spain are three points clear of Italy at the top of Group G with two games remaining heading into the Albania clash.

Worldwide White House: 'Only person with blood on their hands is the shooter'
Author: 0 White House: 'Only person with blood on their hands is the shooter'

At least 58 people were killed at a country music festival in Las Vegas Sunday night when a man broke the window of his 32nd-floor hotel room in Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, and began firing at the crowd. "I think if you look to Chicago, where you had over 4,000 victims of gun-related crimes a year ago, they have the strictest gun laws in the country, that certainly hasn't helped there", Sanders said.

Worldwide Bowe Bergdahl to Plead Guilty to Desertion Before the Enemy
Author: 0 Bowe Bergdahl to Plead Guilty to Desertion Before the Enemy

According to a motion from Bergdahl's attorneys, Trump has referred to Bergdahl as a "traitor", and "a no-good traitor", and "a dirty, rotten traitor". Among those expected to testify in the sentencing phase are USA troops who were seriously wounded searching for Bergdahl in Afganistan. The guilty plea means that Bergdahl, 31, will avoid a trial that had been scheduled to begin before a military judge later this month.

Worldwide Uninspired Italy held to 1-1 draw by Macedonia
Author: 0 Uninspired Italy held to 1-1 draw by Macedonia

In the head to head record between these two teams, they have played one match in UEFA World Cup Qualifiers previous year. Chiellini, who scored just before half-time only to watch Macedonia substitute Aleksandar Trajkovski level in the final 15 minutes, is eager for his countrymen to put any disappointment behind them and focus on reaching Russian Federation.

Worldwide Las Vegas gunman cased Boston, Fenway Park
Author: 0 Las Vegas gunman cased Boston, Fenway Park

On Thursday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said police had double- and triple-checked security measures after Las Vegas, as they did following the Boston attacks and terror incidents in Brussels and Paris. Per NBC, police and Boston officials don't think Paddock booked a room near Fenway. The police department added more than 1,000 officers to its marathon security deployment.

Worldwide Foiled Terrorist Arrested in Plot to Target NY Concerts, Landmarks, & Subway
Author: 0 Foiled Terrorist Arrested in Plot to Target NY Concerts, Landmarks, & Subway

Justice Department Friday. The trio was identified as 19-year-old Canadian citizen Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy, 19-year-old Tala Haroon, a US citizen residing in Pakistan, and Russel Salic, 37, of the Philippines . "These Americans need an attack", El Bahnasawy allegedly told the undercover agent, adding that he aspired to "create the next 9/11". "W$3 e just walk in with guns in our hands".

Worldwide Tropical Storm Nate Kills 22 in Latin America
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Nate Kills 22 in Latin America

It is expected to make landfall west of Florida Sunday morning as a Category 1 Hurricane. Also ahead of Friday int he U.S.is data from baker Hughes. According to the Associated Press, the storm has already been blamed for 17 deaths cross Nicaragua and Costa Rica, and is causing risky flooding and landslides.