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Saudi-backed Yemeni government team heads to Sweden for peace talks

DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-backed Yemeni government delegation left for Sweden on Wednesday to join the Iranian-aligned Houthi group for U.N.- sponsored peace talks this week, a Yemeni official said. The team, representing the internationally recognized government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, left from the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh for the consultations, the first since 2016. Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari in ...

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Spanish fishing boat carrying rescued migrants heads to Malta

BARCELONA (Reuters) – A Spanish fishing boat carrying 11 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya is heading to Malta, the Spanish government said on Sunday, bringing an end to a protracted standoff to find a safe port for the boat amid increasing European resistance to accepting migrants. After offering to take more than 600 migrants rejected by Italy and ...

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Second migrant caravan in Guatemala heads toward Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – A group of more than a thousand Central Americans in Guatemala headed toward the Mexican border on Tuesday as the first caravan of migrants paused in southern Mexico on its planned journey toward the U.S. border. Central American migrants queue at a border connecting Guatemala and Mexico while waiting to cross into Mexico, in Talisman, ...

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Tropical Storm Vicente heads toward Mexico’s Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Vicente formed off southern Mexico on Saturday, churning toward the country’s west coast but was only expected to strengthen slightly over the next couple days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a statement. The storm was about 125 miles (201 km) southeast of the port of Salina Cruz, where a major refinery owned ...

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Trump to meet heads of Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop at Arizona air base

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet the chief executives of the biggest U.S. defense companies at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona on Friday to discuss how they can source more parts and materials domestically, people familiar with the meeting said on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters outside a hangar at Missoula ...

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Brexit: ‘Expectations low’ as PM heads to Brussels

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Europe editor Katya Adler looks at how united the EU really is over Brexit Theresa May will urge other EU leaders to give ground on the issue of the Irish border when she addresses them at a summit in Brussels later. Brexit talks are deadlocked over the border, but the EU ...

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‘Horrendous. Catastrophic’: Menacing Michael Leaves Florida Devastated, Heads for Carolinas

WASHINGTON – One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States has left a path of devastation across Florida, including at least two deaths.  Hurricane Michael was downgraded to a tropical storm early Thursday morning after smashing into the Sunshine State with 155 mile-an-hour winds, leaving a path of massive destruction as it shredded a path across the ...

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Church Ordered to Pay $13,000 in Property Taxes Heads to Court

A California church is suing the city of San Rafael for forcing it to pay property taxes even though religious institutions are constitutionally exempt.  In 2010, San Rafael adopted the Paramedic Services Special Tax, which allows the city to annually tax non-residential buildings at a rate of up to 14 cents per square foot.  While churches and other religious institutions ...

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