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Jessica Williams says it a ‘great time’ to be actor of color

Jessica Williams says it a ‘great time’ to be actor of color

NEW YORK: Jessica Williams says it’s a great time to be an actress of color, and applauds Netflix for leading the way in promoting diversity.Williams, who cut her teeth as a correspondent on “The Daily Show,” takes on her first ...

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Iran says new tensions between Revolutionary Guards and U.S. Navy

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday that U.S. Navy ships came close to their vessels in the Gulf and shot flares. The USS Nimitz and an accompanying battleship drew close to a rocket-bearing Iranian vessel on ...

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Trump plans to sign Russia sanctions bill, White House says

President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 Summit in Hamburg, on July 7. (Evan Vucci/AP) President Trump plans to sign a bill passed by Congress that increases sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, ...

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Trump intends to sign Russia sanctions bill, White House says. It would let Congress block him from easing sanctions on Moscow.

The Senate on July 27 passed a bill that increases sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran. The White House hasn’t said whether President Trump will veto the bill. (U.S. Senate) The bill passed by Congress would increase sanctions against ...

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North Korea says missile test shows all US within range

North Korea has hailed as a success its latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile describing it as a “stern warning” for the US. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the test proved that the entire US was within striking ...

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White House chief of staff Reince Priebus will be replaced by Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly, Trump says

President Trump tweeted out that his former Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly is replacing Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff on July 28. (Victoria Walker,Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post) President Trump on Friday ousted his White House chief of ...

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, the Pentagon Says

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said on Friday that it had detected a ballistic missile launch from North Korea and was assessing the situation. The Pentagon did not say whether the missile was similar to Pyongyang’s test earlier this month of ...

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Jordan says to bar Israel envoy until shooting probed

AMMAN: Jordan will not allow the return of Israel’s ambassador until the shooting of two Jordanians by an embassy security guard has been properly investigated, a government official said Friday.“Jordan will not allow ambassador Einat Shlein or the rest of ...

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Russia orders U.S. to cut diplomatic staff, says to seize diplomatic property

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia ordered the United States to cut its diplomatic staff by Sept. 1 and said it was seizing a dacha compound and warehouse used by U.S. diplomats in retaliation for new U.S. sanctions against Moscow. Russia’s retaliation, ...

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Brexit transition must end by 2022, says Hammond

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said any “transitional deal” in the immediate period after Brexit must end by the time of the next general election. He said there must be “business as usual, life as normal” for Britons as the UK ...

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