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Iran says final nuclear deal with major powers 'impossible' by November 24: ISNA

reuters.com — "Considering the short time left until the deadline and number of issues that needed to be discussed and resolved, it is impossible to reach a final and comprehensive deal by Nov. 24," ISNA quoted an unnamed member of Iran's negotiating team in Vienna as saying.
Nov 23, 2014

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Nov 23, 2014

RT @DanWilliams: Iran says final nuclear deal with major powers 'impossible' by November 24: ISNA reut.rs/1xFUNPd via @Reuters

Nov 23, 2014

Iran says final nuclear deal with major powers 'impossible' by November 24: ISNA reut.rs/1xFUNPd via @Reuters

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Stringer Tribal fighters take part in a military training to prepare for fighting against Islamic State militants, at the Ain al-Assad military base in Anbar province November 15, 2014. Picture taken November 15, 2014. The plan to spend $24.1 million represents a small fraction of the larger, $1.6 billion spending request to Congress focusing on training and arming Iraqi and Kurdish forces.
Nov 23, 2014

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Nov 23, 2014

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Nov 22, 2014

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Nov 22, 2014

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Nov 22, 2014

U.S. plans to arm #Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars reut.rs/1FdnTpA

Kerry says 'big gaps' remain in Iran nuclear talks

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Leonhard Foeger U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier pose for photographers before a meeting in Vienna November 22, 2014. "We're working hard," Kerry said ahead of a meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @IrishJReuters: U.S. briefs Gulf allies on Iran nuclear talks, still sees 'big gaps' | Reuters reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 22, 2014

Huge shadow over poss Iran deal: if Sunni Arabs hate it — reasonably or not — they may start their own nuke programs reuters.com/article/2014/1…

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Iran nuclear talks may be extended as U.S. sees 'big gaps'

uk.reuters.com — VIENNA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday there were still serious gaps in talks over Iran's nuclear programme despite signs of some progress two days before a deadline to reach a deal between Tehran and major powers. "We're working hard," Kerry said ahead of a meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

West seen easing demands on Iran atom bomb 'mea culpa' in deal

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives at the Iranian embassy for lunch with former European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Vienna November 18, 2014. Officially, the United States and its Western allies say it is vital that Iran fully addresses the concerns of the U.N.

RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER LAVROV TO ARRIVE ON SUNDAY EVENING IN VIENNA FOR TALKS ON IRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAMME - TASS QUOTES SOURCE WITH RUSSIAN DELEGATION | Reuters

uk.reuters.com — RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER LAVROV TO ARRIVE ON SUNDAY EVENING IN VIENNA FOR TALKS ON IRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAMME - TASS QUOTES SOURCE WITH RUSSIAN DELEGATION

Iran says nuclear deal 'impossible' by November 24 deadline: ISNA

mobile.reuters.com — VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran says it will not be possible by a November 24 deadline to reach a comprehensive deal with world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, the Iranian Students News Agency ISNA reported on Sunday.
Nov 23, 2014

Iranian official says anonymously deal by tomorrow is "impossible," sides will begin discussing extension tonight mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Soccer-Ronaldo well on the way to smashing La Liga record

uk.reuters.com — MADRID Nov 23 (Reuters) - While Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was busy breaking the all-time La Liga scoring record on Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo took a step closer to smashing the best for a single season of 50 goals also held by his Argentine rival.

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Murad Sezer U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) meets with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan at Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul November 22, 2014. Turkey has been a reluctant partner in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Syria and Iraq, pushing for a more comprehensive strategy that includes Assad's removal from power.
Nov 22, 2014

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria reut.rs/1Fes4n4

Nov 22, 2014

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria reut.rs/1uovew9 via @reuters

Nov 22, 2014

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria (Biden & Erdogan spoke for 4 hours) reut.rs/1uovew9 via @reuters

Nov 22, 2014

RT @Reuters: U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria reut.rs/1yE3x6N

Soccer-Smile firmly back on record-man Messi's face

uk.reuters.com — BARCELONA Nov 23 (Reuters) - Lionel Messi seemed to have lost some of his infectious joy in playing football in recent times but the smile was firmly back on his face on Saturday after he broke the six decades-old La Liga scoring record.

Merkel aide raps Russia after report on aid to Ukraine rebels

mobile.reuters.com — Merkel aide raps Russia after report on aid to Ukraine rebels
Nov 23, 2014

RT @BSchmeitzner: #Merkel's spox: Without #Russia's military and financial support we wouldn't have the violent separatism in #Ukraine mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during the qualifying session of the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 22, 2014.

sportsreel.reuters.com — Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during the qualifying session of the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 22, 2014.

FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source

reuters.com — Word of the arrests, reported by a number of media outlets Friday, came ahead of the grand jury's decision on whether the white police officer who fatally shot Brown, an unarmed black teenager, should be indicted on criminal charges. (Reporting by Daniel Wallis; Writing and additional reporting by Steve Gorman)
Nov 22, 2014

RT @Reuters: FBI arrests two men suspected of buying explosives to detonate during #Ferguson protests: reut.rs/1Fd41mk

Nov 22, 2014

RT @Reuters: FBI arrests two men suspected of buying explosives to detonate during #Ferguson protests: reut.rs/1Fd41mk

Nov 22, 2014

RT @tobyharnden: Jeez. "FBI arrests two would-be #Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source" reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 22, 2014

Jeez. "FBI arrests two would-be #Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source" reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 22, 2014

FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects who planned to detonate them during protests, source says reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

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Soccer-Uninspired Sociedad held at Depor on Moyes' La Liga debut

uk.reuters.com — MADRID Nov 22 (Reuters) - David Moyes was given an idea of the scale of the task that faces him at Real Sociedad when his new club played out a scrappy 0-0 draw at Deportivo La Coruna in the Scot's La Liga debut on Saturday.

Soccer-Rayo Vallecano to help evicted elderly Madrid resident

uk.reuters.com — MADRID Nov 22 (Reuters) - Rayo Vallecano have cemented their reputation as a club of the people by offering financial help to an 85-year-old woman evicted from her home near Rayo's stadium in the Madrid suburbs.

Putin stands by hawkish Russian central bank - for now

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shemetov Russia's Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina applauds during the VTB Capital ''Russia Calling!'' Investment Forum in Moscow October 2, 2014. Such tough measures may well help push the country deeper into recession next year, but have so far staved off financial panic, runaway inflation or a currency meltdown like the one that helped catapult Putin into power in the 1990s.
Nov 23, 2014

How independent is the Russian Central Bank? "Putin stands by hawkish Russian central bank - for now" reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Ecclestone denies rejecting F1's teen audience

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shemetov Formula One commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone arrives for the drivers' parade before the first Russian Grand Prix in Sochi October 12, 2014. "I never said younger generation, I said children. The question to me was children," the 84-year-old told Reuters at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Nov 23, 2014

Mr E has 'clarified' his views on the yoof of today."We want to attract a teenage audience" reut.rs/1FfppcE @F1inSchoolsHQ

Bill Cosby says he does not have to 'answer to innuendos': report

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson Actor Bill Cosby speaks at the National Action Network's 20th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards gala in New York April 6, 2011. Cosby, 77, spoke to the newspaper Florida Today on Friday, before performing his comedy routine at a theater in Melbourne, Florida.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @Reuters: Bill Cosby says he does not have to 'answer to innuendos': report reut.rs/1yF34RZ

Nov 22, 2014

RT @Reuters: Bill Cosby says he does not have to 'answer to innuendos': report reut.rs/1yF34RZ

University of Virginia suspends fraternal organizations in assaults probe

reuters.com — All fraternal organizations and associated social activities will shut down until Jan. 9, the beginning of the spring semester, so that students, faculty and alumni can address sexual assault and sexual violence on campus, said Teresa Sullivan, president of the prestigious state university, located in Charlottesville, about 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.
Nov 22, 2014

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Nov 22, 2014

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