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Who actually benefits from sanctions on Iran?

Since President Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA, Washington has been pressing allies to end all imports of Iranian oil by a November 4. deadline. Moreover, in a briefing on June 26, a senior State Department official was quite firm that the US doesn’t anticipate offering any extensions or waivers to that timeline. This statement created a feeling of ...

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Germany detains ‘Bin Laden’s bodyguard’ – months after it emerged he lived there on social benefits

German authorities are working to deport a man who allegedly worked as Al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden’s bodyguard and then lived in Germany on social benefits – almost two months after reports about the man hit the news. Identified only as Sami A., the Tunisian man has been living in the western German town of Bochum. Police detained him on ...

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‘Symbolic move, huge benefits’: Romania to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The Romanian government has adopted a memorandum to officially transfer the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party. “Romania is moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move has already begun, a memorandum has been approved,” the head of the ruling Social Democratic Party, Liviu Dragnea, ...

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Nike ramps up membership benefits with Apple Music, ClassPass and Headspace unlocks for app users

The top line is that Nike is rolling out some membership related updates to its app for iPhone and Android today. The updates will come in the form of new unlocks with partnerships like ClassPass, Apple and Headspace. There will also be a bunch of new unlocks coming for exclusive shoes and clothing. NikePlus Unlocks, the official name for these ...

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Nike ramps up membership benefits with Apple Music, ClassPass and Headspace unlocks for app users

The top line is that Nike is rolling out some membership related updates to its app for iPhone and Android today. The updates will come in the form of new unlocks with partnerships like ClassPass, Apple and Headspace. There will also be a bunch of new unlocks coming for exclusive shoes and clothing. NikePlus Unlocks, the official name for these ...

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Nike ramps up membership benefits with Apple Music, ClassPass and Headspace unlocks for app users

The top line is that Nike is rolling out some membership related updates to its app for iPhone and Android today. The updates will come in the form of new unlocks with partnerships like ClassPass, Apple and Headspace. There will also be a bunch of new unlocks coming for exclusive shoes and clothing. NikePlus Unlocks, the official name for these ...

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Trump’s craving for more nukes a ‘rip off’ that only benefits military industrial complex

The Trump administration’s blueprint for building more nuclear warheads to contain “strategic competitors” is a “rip-off” that only benefits manufacturers, not the American people, foreign policy analyst Robert Naiman told RT. The plan to expand the US low-yield nuclear arsenal, outlined in the draft of the upcoming Nuclear Posture Review leaked to the media, is an “outrageous and foolish” idea ...

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Friends with benefits: 2 Irishmen to escape inheritance tax by getting married

Published time: 16 Dec, 2017 18:31 Two male friends in Dublin plan to bypass Irish inheritance tax law through a marriage described as a “business” arrangement. In Ireland, gifts or inheritance valued above a certain threshold are taxed at a rate of 33 percent. However, property or money received by a spouse or civil partner is exempt from the country’s ...

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London’s air pollution cancels out benefits of exercise, study says

If you like jogging around central London, you might want to reconsider. New research shows pollution in some parts of the capital is so bad it cancels out the benefits of doing exercise. Scientists from Imperial College London measured the health boosts that people aged over 60 received from brisk walks in different parts of London. They found cardiovascular benefits ...

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Anorexic mother-of-four found dead in freezing house after being stripped of benefits

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 10:52 A mother of four with anorexia died alone in her freezing house after being stripped of benefits because she failed to attend a universal credit meeting. Her distraught family claims she was penalized for being in intensive care at the time of the assessment. Elaine Morrall, 38, who struggled with eating disorders and mental-health ...

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