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Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

  • vegetable: Under the proposal, schools would be allowed to cut the amount of certain types of vegetables served at lunch, and legumes offered as a meat alternative also could be counted as part of the vegetable requirement.
  • alternative: Under the proposal, schools would be allowed to cut the amount of certain types of vegetables served at lunch, and legumes offered as a meat alternative also could be counted as part of the vegetable requirement.
  • vegetable: Under the proposal, schools would be allowed to cut the amount of certain types of vegetables served at lunch, and legumes offered as a meat alternative also could be counted as part of the vegetable requirement.
  • fruit: The proposal also would allow schools to reduce the amount of fruit at on-the-go breakfast served outside the cafeteria.
  • program: Gay Anderson, president of the School Nutrition Association, said that while the nutrition standards had been a success overall, some requirements led to reduced participation in the program, higher costs and waste.

Spain's Magaluf and Ibiza crack down on alcohol-fuelled holidays

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Magaluf is a popular destination for young holidaymakers.
  • destination: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Magaluf is a popular destination for young holidaymakers.
  • destination: Spain's Balearic Islands have passed a law banning pub crawls and happy hours in three popular tourist destinations in a bid to crack down on alcohol-fuelled holidays.
  • government: The regional government said it was the first law of its kind in Europe.
  • magnet: Ibiza and Majorca have long been magnets for young British, German and Irish tourists.

UN chief urges Haitians to resist escalation at quake event

  • accuse: Opposition leaders have demanded his departure, accusing him of mismanaging the economy and failing to tackle corruption.
  • mismanage: Opposition leaders have demanded his departure, accusing him of mismanaging the economy and failing to tackle corruption.
  • corruption: Opposition leaders have demanded his departure, accusing him of mismanaging the economy and failing to tackle corruption.
  • epidemic: The epidemic has sickened over 800,000 Haitians and killed more than 9,000.
  • estimate: The earthquake's estimated death toll ranges from around 100,000 to more than 300,000 people.

Louisiana, Alaskan tribes file UN climate change complaint

  • drown: Sea-level rise and coastal erosion are drowning tribal burial sites in South Louisiana, according to the complaint.
  • site: Sea-level rise and coastal erosion are drowning tribal burial sites in South Louisiana, according to the complaint.
  • further: Continued land loss further threatens the tribes ' source of food, said Shirell Parfait-Dardar, chief of the Grand Caillou and Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians.
  • threaten: Continued land loss further threatens the tribes ' source of food, said Shirell Parfait-Dardar, chief of the Grand Caillou and Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians.
  • tribe: Continued land loss further threatens the tribes ' source of food, said Shirell Parfait-Dardar, chief of the Grand Caillou and Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians.

Canadians Are Reeling From The Plane Crash In Iran And Want Justice

  • quiet: The U.S. response to Iran killing 176 people when it shot down a Ukrainian airliner last week has been relatively quiet.
  • potent: The downing of Flight 752 has been a more potent issue in Canada, where 138 passengers were heading after a connection in Ukraine.
  • issue: The downing of Flight 752 has been a more potent issue in Canada, where 138 passengers were heading after a connection in Ukraine.
  • passenger: The downing of Flight 752 has been a more potent issue in Canada, where 138 passengers were heading after a connection in Ukraine.
  • crash: A total of 57 Canadians died in the crash, creating a national tragedy and prompting widespread outrage at not only Iran but also the Trump administration.

Minnesota voters cast first ballots of 2020 election

  • ballot: Minnesota voters cast first ballots of 2020 election- BBC News.
  • eventual: Voters are deciding which Democratic presidential hopeful they want to become the party's eventual nominee in the November presidential election.
  • nominee: Voters are deciding which Democratic presidential hopeful they want to become the party's eventual nominee in the November presidential election.
  • announce: Though Iowa's contest next month will be the first to announce a candidate as winning the state, early voting began in Minnesota on Friday.
  • candidate: Though Iowa's contest next month will be the first to announce a candidate as winning the state, early voting began in Minnesota on Friday.

Paul Bocuse: Famed chef's restaurant loses three-star rating after 55 years

  • restaurant: Paul Bocuse: Famed chef's restaurant loses three-star rating after 55 years- BBC News.
  • restaurant: Paul Bocuse: Famed chef's restaurant loses three-star rating after 55 years.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The news has shocked France, where Paul Bocuse was viewed as a " pope" of cuisine.
  • shock: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The news has shocked France, where Paul Bocuse was viewed as a " pope" of cuisine.
  • restaurant: The restaurant of famed French chef Paul Bocuse has lost its three-star Michelin rating, stirring controversy.

Pakistan FM, after visits, says Iran wants to de-escalate

  • foreign: Washington (AFP)- Pakistan's foreign minister, who has shuttled between Washington and Tehran in the course of a week, voiced confidence Friday that Iran was seeking to lower tensions.
  • course: Washington (AFP)- Pakistan's foreign minister, who has shuttled between Washington and Tehran in the course of a week, voiced confidence Friday that Iran was seeking to lower tensions.
  • confidence: Washington (AFP)- Pakistan's foreign minister, who has shuttled between Washington and Tehran in the course of a week, voiced confidence Friday that Iran was seeking to lower tensions.
  • discuss: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi discussed Iran and Afghanistan's peace process Friday with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, five days after seeing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
  • process: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi discussed Iran and Afghanistan's peace process Friday with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, five days after seeing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Johnson Plans Muted Brexit Celebrations After Big Ben Backdown

  • cabinet: Johnson will take his cabinet for a meeting in the north of England on the day and government buildings will be lit up, his office said in an email.
  • government: Johnson will take his cabinet for a meeting in the north of England on the day and government buildings will be lit up, his office said in an email.
  • clock: The statement made no mention of ringing the bell, in a clock tower over the Houses of Parliament in London, just four days after Johnson encouraged people to give money toward it-- even though there was no plan in place.
  • encourage: The statement made no mention of ringing the bell, in a clock tower over the Houses of Parliament in London, just four days after Johnson encouraged people to give money toward it-- even though there was no plan in place.
  • accept: The House of Commons authorities said they have no mechanism for accepting the money and that preparations to ring the bell would delay vital refurbishment.

COBRA, episode 1 review: implausible and clichéd, but this propulsive thriller gripped

  • smooth: His PM, a smooth moderate Conservative named Robert Sutherland, was pitched somewhere between David Cameron and Tony Blair a sinister prospect in itself.
  • moderate: His PM, a smooth moderate Conservative named Robert Sutherland, was pitched somewhere between David Cameron and Tony Blair a sinister prospect in itself.
  • premise: Setting his thriller here was a smart, attention-seizing premise from former Spooks writer Ben Richards.
  • solar: As an approaching solar storm threatened to knock out satellites and damage the national grid, Sutherland straightened his tie, stiffened his upper lip and convened his emergency committee in an effort to combat the unfolding catastrophe.
  • storm: As an approaching solar storm threatened to knock out satellites and damage the national grid, Sutherland straightened his tie, stiffened his upper lip and convened his emergency committee in an effort to combat the unfolding catastrophe.

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor's arguments 'circular'

  • precedent: VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters)- Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent and could even undermine Canada's policy towards Iran, Meng's lawyers argued in court documents released on Friday.
  • undermine: VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters)- Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent and could even undermine Canada's policy towards Iran, Meng's lawyers argued in court documents released on Friday.
  • policy: VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters)- Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent and could even undermine Canada's policy towards Iran, Meng's lawyers argued in court documents released on Friday.
  • argue: VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters)- Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent and could even undermine Canada's policy towards Iran, Meng's lawyers argued in court documents released on Friday.
  • document: VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters)- Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent and could even undermine Canada's policy towards Iran, Meng's lawyers argued in court documents released on Friday.

New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'

  • infect: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There were six coronaviruses known to infect people before the latest discovery.
  • infect: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There were six coronaviruses known to infect people before the latest discovery.
  • infect: The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the BBC.
  • mystery: The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the BBC.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

  • candidate: CLAIM: Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer criticized Democrats during the Iowa presidential debate, saying they would " destroy the economy in 15 minutes if they get in control.
  • criticize: CLAIM: Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer criticized Democrats during the Iowa presidential debate, saying they would " destroy the economy in 15 minutes if they get in control.
  • debate: CLAIM: Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer criticized Democrats during the Iowa presidential debate, saying they would " destroy the economy in 15 minutes if they get in control.
  • circulate: THE FACTS: A video that circulated on social media following the debate was edited to make it appear Steyer made a derogatory comment about Democrats and the economy.
  • debate: THE FACTS: A video that circulated on social media following the debate was edited to make it appear Steyer made a derogatory comment about Democrats and the economy.

UK Labour's Long-Bailey launches leadership bid with call for 'new professionalism'

  • aspiration: LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters)- Britain's Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party's business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her leadership campaign on Friday.
  • launch: LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters)- Britain's Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party's business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her leadership campaign on Friday.
  • campaign: LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters)- Britain's Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party's business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her leadership campaign on Friday.
  • majority: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is stepping down, after the party's worst election performance since 1935 gave Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives a large majority in parliament.
  • parliament: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is stepping down, after the party's worst election performance since 1935 gave Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives a large majority in parliament.

Pentagon adding to restrictions on foreign military students

  • announce: The Justice Department announced this week that the attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Dec. 6 was an act of terrorism, and it said 21 Saudi trainees were being sent home.
  • accuse: None has been accused of having had advance knowledge of the shooting or helped the gunman carry it out.
  • foreign: After the Pensacola shooting, Defense Secretary Mark Esper ordered a review of the Pentagon's handling of its several thousand foreign military trainees.
  • announce: The results, announced Friday, put foreign trainees under new limitations, including their travel away from their assigned base; their possession and use of firearms and their access to bases and other U.S. facilities.
  • foreign: The results, announced Friday, put foreign trainees under new limitations, including their travel away from their assigned base; their possession and use of firearms and their access to bases and other U.S. facilities.

Trump is getting the band back together

  • environment: Few are more at home in that brackish environment than the millionaire celebrity law professor whose clients have included the producers of Deep Throat, O.J. Simpson, Claus von Bulow, and Harvey Weinstein.
  • professor: Few are more at home in that brackish environment than the millionaire celebrity law professor whose clients have included the producers of Deep Throat, O.J. Simpson, Claus von Bulow, and Harvey Weinstein.
  • camp: Why not have the guy who was recently sued by the Democrats ' counsel in Bush v. Gore (among other winning causes) in your camp?
  • government: Neither, apparently, has Robert Ray, another Whitewater veteran, or Pam Bondi, the former Florida attorney general best known for her fundraising controversies, her involvement with Scientology, and her lobbying on behalf of the government of Qatar.
  • cynical: Some of them, no doubt, are willing to adopt the cynical view that swamp monsters are better at fighting in that terrain than those accustomed to more agreeable hydrologies.

Iraq protester killed in Baghdad clashes

  • demonstrator: Baghdad (AFP)- An Iraqi demonstrator was killed during clashes with security forces on a key Baghdad bridge on Friday, months into a protest movement that has waned amid soaring US-Iran tensions.
  • clash: Baghdad (AFP)- An Iraqi demonstrator was killed during clashes with security forces on a key Baghdad bridge on Friday, months into a protest movement that has waned amid soaring US-Iran tensions.
  • security: Baghdad (AFP)- An Iraqi demonstrator was killed during clashes with security forces on a key Baghdad bridge on Friday, months into a protest movement that has waned amid soaring US-Iran tensions.
  • protest: Baghdad (AFP)- An Iraqi demonstrator was killed during clashes with security forces on a key Baghdad bridge on Friday, months into a protest movement that has waned amid soaring US-Iran tensions.
  • wane: Baghdad (AFP)- An Iraqi demonstrator was killed during clashes with security forces on a key Baghdad bridge on Friday, months into a protest movement that has waned amid soaring US-Iran tensions.

Harvey Weinstein case: Jury picked for New York rape trial

  • rape: Harvey Weinstein case: Jury picked for New York rape trial- BBC News.
  • rape: Harvey Weinstein case: Jury picked for New York rape trial.
  • juror: Lawyers have chosen the 12 jurors who will sit in the trial of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
  • candidate: About 700 candidates- including model Gigi Hadid- were screened over the course of two weeks before a group of seven men and five women were picked.
  • model: About 700 candidates- including model Gigi Hadid- were screened over the course of two weeks before a group of seven men and five women were picked.

Wiggles singer Greg Page has cardiac arrest at bushfire relief show

  • cardiac: Wiggles singer Greg Page has cardiac arrest at bushfire relief show- BBC News.
  • arrest: Wiggles singer Greg Page has cardiac arrest at bushfire relief show- BBC News.
  • cardiac: Wiggles singer Greg Page has cardiac arrest at bushfire relief show.
  • arrest: Wiggles singer Greg Page has cardiac arrest at bushfire relief show.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Greg Page, seen here at a reunion show in 2012, retired from the group due to ill health.

Comey Is Said to Be Focus of Justice Department Inquiry About 2017 Leak

  • investigate: Prosecutors and FBI agents typically investigate leaks of classified information around the time they appear in the news media, not years later.
  • leak: Prosecutors and FBI agents typically investigate leaks of classified information around the time they appear in the news media, not years later.
  • information: Prosecutors and FBI agents typically investigate leaks of classified information around the time they appear in the news media, not years later.
  • scrutinize: Law enforcement officials are scrutinizing at least two news articles about the FBI and Comey, published in The New York Times and The Washington Post in 2017, that mentioned the Russian government document, according to the people familiar with the investigation.
  • publish: Law enforcement officials are scrutinizing at least two news articles about the FBI and Comey, published in The New York Times and The Washington Post in 2017, that mentioned the Russian government document, according to the people familiar with the investigation.

For a $27 Raffle Ticket, You Could Win Mexico’s Presidential Jet

  • option: He is entertaining other options such as renting it by the hour or exchanging it for medical equipment from the U.S. government.
  • equipment: He is entertaining other options such as renting it by the hour or exchanging it for medical equipment from the U.S. government.
  • government: He is entertaining other options such as renting it by the hour or exchanging it for medical equipment from the U.S. government.

Portrait of a Lady: Painting found in wall confirmed as stolen Klimt

  • confirm: Portrait of a Lady: Painting found in wall confirmed as stolen Klimt- BBC News.
  • confirm: Portrait of a Lady: Painting found in wall confirmed as stolen Klimt.
  • discover: A painting discovered by chance last month is a Gustav Klimt original that was stolen nearly 23 years ago, Italian authorities have confirmed.
  • original: A painting discovered by chance last month is a Gustav Klimt original that was stolen nearly 23 years ago, Italian authorities have confirmed.
  • confirm: A painting discovered by chance last month is a Gustav Klimt original that was stolen nearly 23 years ago, Italian authorities have confirmed.

Harvey Weinstein trial selects a jury of 7 men and 5 women

  • jury: Harvey Weinstein trial selects a jury of 7 men and 5 women.
  • jury: Jury selection in the trial of the disgraced film producer ended Friday with seven men and five women set to serve, Variety reports.
  • alternate: Three alternates, one man and two women, were also selected.
  • jury: Lead prosecutor Joan Illuzzi during jury selection accused the defense and trying to " systematically exclude " young white women, The Hollywood Reporter writes.
  • accuse: Lead prosecutor Joan Illuzzi during jury selection accused the defense and trying to " systematically exclude " young white women, The Hollywood Reporter writes.

Airport guard pulled Native American woman's braids

  • giddy:
  • giddy:
  • security: The US airports security agency has apologised to a Native American activist after an inspector pulled her hair and said " giddy-up".
  • activist: The US airports security agency has apologised to a Native American activist after an inspector pulled her hair and said " giddy-up".
  • inspector: The US airports security agency has apologised to a Native American activist after an inspector pulled her hair and said " giddy-up".

Officials, activists: 2 Iraqi protesters killed in Baghdad

  • activist: O fficials, activists: 2 Iraqi protesters killed in Baghdad.
  • disperse: Riot police fired tear gas and hurled sound bombs to disperse crowds on the strategic Sinak Bridge after protesters attempted to breach cement barriers previously erected by security forces, causing the casualties, activists and medical and security officials said.
  • barrier: Riot police fired tear gas and hurled sound bombs to disperse crowds on the strategic Sinak Bridge after protesters attempted to breach cement barriers previously erected by security forces, causing the casualties, activists and medical and security officials said.
  • security: Riot police fired tear gas and hurled sound bombs to disperse crowds on the strategic Sinak Bridge after protesters attempted to breach cement barriers previously erected by security forces, causing the casualties, activists and medical and security officials said.
  • activist: Riot police fired tear gas and hurled sound bombs to disperse crowds on the strategic Sinak Bridge after protesters attempted to breach cement barriers previously erected by security forces, causing the casualties, activists and medical and security officials said.

US condemns Iran general but sees calm for now

  • crush: The United States said it was blacklisting Revolutionary Guards Brigadier General Hassan Shahvarpour for crushing protests in November in the southwestern city of Mahshahr.
  • minority: The city, home to many from Iran's Arab minority, was a hotbed of protests that broke out after an abrupt hike in fuel prices.
  • abrupt: The city, home to many from Iran's Arab minority, was a hotbed of protests that broke out after an abrupt hike in fuel prices.
  • fuel: The city, home to many from Iran's Arab minority, was a hotbed of protests that broke out after an abrupt hike in fuel prices.
  • massacre: He oversaw the massacre of 148 helpless Iranians in the Mahshahr region," Brian Hook, the US pointman on Iran, told a news conference.

Ukraine audiotape row: President rejects PM's offer to quit

  • reject: Ukraine audiotape row: President rejects PM's offer to quit- BBC News.
  • reject: Ukraine audiotape row: President rejects PM's offer to quit.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption President Zelensky ( left) said Mr Honcharuk must tackle a number of key issues to keep his job.
  • issue: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption President Zelensky (left) said Mr Honcharuk must tackle a number of key issues to keep his job.
  • reject: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has rejected a resignation offer by Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk over a leaked audiotape scandal.

Can Microsoft's 'moonshot' carbon goal succeed?

  • announce: Tech giant Microsoft has announced two bold ambitions: firstly, to become carbon negative by the year 2030- meaning it will be removing more carbon from the air than it emits- and secondly, to have removed more carbon by 2050 than it has emitted, in total, in its entire history.
  • negative: Tech giant Microsoft has announced two bold ambitions: firstly, to become carbon negative by the year 2030- meaning it will be removing more carbon from the air than it emits- and secondly, to have removed more carbon by 2050 than it has emitted, in total, in its entire history.
  • remove: Tech giant Microsoft has announced two bold ambitions: firstly, to become carbon negative by the year 2030- meaning it will be removing more carbon from the air than it emits- and secondly, to have removed more carbon by 2050 than it has emitted, in total, in its entire history.
  • secondly: Tech giant Microsoft has announced two bold ambitions: firstly, to become carbon negative by the year 2030- meaning it will be removing more carbon from the air than it emits- and secondly, to have removed more carbon by 2050 than it has emitted, in total, in its entire history.
  • remove: Tech giant Microsoft has announced two bold ambitions: firstly, to become carbon negative by the year 2030- meaning it will be removing more carbon from the air than it emits- and secondly, to have removed more carbon by 2050 than it has emitted, in total, in its entire history.

11 US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran missile attack, military confirms

  • treat: US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran missile attack, military confirms.
  • missile: US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran missile attack, military confirms.
  • treat: US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran missile attack, military confirms originally appeared on abc news.go.com
  • missile: US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran missile attack, military confirms originally appeared on abc news.go.com
  • confirm: The U.S. military confirmed late Thursday that some American troops were evacuated for blast injuries sustained in Iran's ballistic missile attacks on bases in Iraq last week.

Greece Rages Against Turkey’s Heft in Libya Peace Talks

  • foreign: The politicians in Berlin are seeking a deal on foreign intervention after Russia and Turkey failed to persuade Haftar on a visit to Moscow to agree to a ceasefire.
  • persuade: The politicians in Berlin are seeking a deal on foreign intervention after Russia and Turkey failed to persuade Haftar on a visit to Moscow to agree to a ceasefire.
  • government: The battle to secure control over the government has reduced oil-producing Libya to near-failed state status, with the country becoming a center for migrant trafficking across the Mediterranean.
  • issue: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Turkey plans to issue new exploration licenses in the eastern Mediterranean following the maritime deal with Libya, a step likely to add to tensions with Greece and the European Union.
  • maritime: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Turkey plans to issue new exploration licenses in the eastern Mediterranean following the maritime deal with Libya, a step likely to add to tensions with Greece and the European Union.

Eleven US troops flown to medical centers after Iran strike

  • procedure: Hoffman said the notification to Esper was in line with military procedures, which he said do not require notification of service member casualties to the Pentagon unless they involve the loss of life, limb or eyesight.
  • require: Hoffman said the notification to Esper was in line with military procedures, which he said do not require notification of service member casualties to the Pentagon unless they involve the loss of life, limb or eyesight.
  • involve: Hoffman said the notification to Esper was in line with military procedures, which he said do not require notification of service member casualties to the Pentagon unless they involve the loss of life, limb or eyesight.
  • harm: As recently as Tuesday night, Trump said he had been told no American had been harmed in the Iranian missile strike on Jan. 8.
  • missile: As recently as Tuesday night, Trump said he had been told no American had been harmed in the Iranian missile strike on Jan. 8.

The Week contest: Robo vac

  • cower: This week's question: A North Carolina couple called the cops and cowered in a closet after hearing what they thought was a burglar in their home; it turned out the " intruder" was just their robot vacuum cleaner, which had gotten stuck and was banging against a wall.
  • vacuum: This week's question: A North Carolina couple called the cops and cowered in a closet after hearing what they thought was a burglar in their home; it turned out the " intruder" was just their robot vacuum cleaner, which had gotten stuck and was banging against a wall.
  • crime: If Hollywood were to make a movie about a robo-vacuum cleaner that actually turns to crime, what title could it give the film?
  • telephone: Please include your name, address, and daytime telephone number for verification; this week, please type" Robo vac" in the subject line.
  • verification: Please include your name, address, and daytime telephone number for verification; this week, please type" Robo vac" in the subject line.

Ukraine’s Leading Duo Make Show of Unity to Defuse Leak Scandal

  • confidence: The move to quash the scandal may strengthen confidence in the efforts of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his right-hand man, Premier Oleksiy Honcharuk, as they tackle challenges less than a year into their partnership.
  • government: Society in general and I personally granted you and the government a high level of confidence.
  • confidence: Society in general and I personally granted you and the government a high level of confidence.
  • overhaul: The comments from Honcharuk, a 35-year-old handpicked by the president to lead the economic overhaul, highlights a the youth of the less-than year-old administration.
  • administration: The comments from Honcharuk, a 35-year-old handpicked by the president to lead the economic overhaul, highlights a the youth of the less-than year-old administration.

Iran says it's been banned from hosting international soccer

  • involve: The federation said it received a letter from the Asian Football Confederation saying that all matches involving Iranian teams will be held in a third country.
  • request: The AFC did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
  • security: He also said the Sports Ministry has provided the required security guarantees to the AFC..
  • guarantee: He also said the Sports Ministry has provided the required security guarantees to the AFC..
  • express: Iran's federation, which has four teams in the AFC Champions League, said it would meet with AFC officials to express its opposition to the decision.

Clinton prosecutor Ken Starr to defend Trump

  • defend: Clinton prosecutor Ken Starr to defend Trump in impeachment- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters and Getty Images Image caption Ken Starr, Pam Bondi and Alan Dershowitz have joined the president's defence team.
  • investigate: He will be represented by Ken Starr and Robert Ray, who investigated Mr Clinton, and Alan Dershowitz, whose past clients include OJ Simpson.
  • investigate: Mr Starr was the US Department of Justice independent counsel who investigated the Whitewater affair, a scandal-plagued mid-1980s land venture in Arkansas involving Bill and Hillary Clinton.
  • involve: Mr Starr was the US Department of Justice independent counsel who investigated the Whitewater affair, a scandal-plagued mid-1980s land venture in Arkansas involving Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Canada provides money to families after plane shot down

  • compensate: Trudeau said he still expects Iran to compensate the families but added that they need help now for funerals, travel to Iran and bills.
  • funeral: Trudeau said he still expects Iran to compensate the families but added that they need help now for funerals, travel to Iran and bills.
  • straight: He said any money Iran provides at a later date will go straight to the families and will not be reimbursed to the Canadian government.
  • reimburse: He said any money Iran provides at a later date will go straight to the families and will not be reimbursed to the Canadian government.
  • government: He said any money Iran provides at a later date will go straight to the families and will not be reimbursed to the Canadian government.

Can impeachment be fixed?

  • impartial: With Chief Justice John Roberts directing a full Senate chamber, 100 senators swore to " do impartial justice according to the Constitution and laws: so help me God.
  • judicious: "As much as anybody will be pretending to be judicious about this, I don't think that there's one senator who hasn't decided how they're going to vote.
  • forthright: Few other senators have been so forthright about their intent and the probable intent of their colleagues to ignore their pledges of impartial justice from the very outset.
  • colleague: Few other senators have been so forthright about their intent and the probable intent of their colleagues to ignore their pledges of impartial justice from the very outset.
  • ignore: Few other senators have been so forthright about their intent and the probable intent of their colleagues to ignore their pledges of impartial justice from the very outset.

Jordanians protest gas deal with Israel

  • security: Jordanian security forces prevented the protesters from reaching symbolic Al-Nakheel Square in the capital, where the turnout had been expected to grow larger.
  • partner: Noble Energy and Israel's Delek Group are, among others, partners in the newly operational Leviathan gas field off Israel's Mediterranean coast.
  • refugee: Over half the population are believed to be Palestinian refugees or their descendants.
  • descendant: Over half the population are believed to be Palestinian refugees or their descendants.
  • threaten: The Jordanian flag-waving protesters also threatened to overthrow the government if it sticks by the gas deal.

Brazil's culture minister fired after echoing Goebbels

  • culture: Brazil's culture minister fired after echoing Goebbels- BBC News.
  • culture: Image copyright Twitter Brazil's culture secretary Image caption The minister said his speech was a " rhetorical coincidence".
  • secretary: Image copyright Twitter Brazil's culture secretary Image caption The minister said his speech was a " rhetorical coincidence".
  • caption: Image copyright Twitter Brazil's culture secretary Image caption The minister said his speech was a " rhetorical coincidence".
  • coincidence: Image copyright Twitter Brazil's culture secretary Image caption The minister said his speech was a " rhetorical coincidence".

Iran plane crash: Khamenei defends armed forces in rare address

  • crash: Iran plane crash: Khamenei defends armed forces in rare address- BBC News.
  • rare: Iran plane crash: Khamenei defends armed forces in rare address- BBC News.
  • crash: Iran plane crash: Khamenei defends armed forces in rare address.
  • rare: Iran plane crash: Khamenei defends armed forces in rare address.
  • defiant: The BBC's Martin Patience says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivered a " defiant messag e".

Cheetah smuggling out of Ethiopia 'fuelled by exotic pets demand'

  • fuel: Cheetah smuggling out of Ethiopia 'fuelled by exotic pets demand'- BBC News.
  • exotic: Cheetah smuggling out of Ethiopia 'fuelled by exotic pets demand'- BBC News.
  • fuel: Cheetah smuggling out of Ethiopia 'fuelled by exotic pets demand'.
  • exotic: Cheetah smuggling out of Ethiopia 'fuelled by exotic pets demand'.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Cheetahs are trafficked from the Horn of Africa to the Gulf states.

European Commission mulls ban on facial recognition technology

  • roll: Germany had planned to roll out facial recognition cameras at train stations, but the EU plan may scupper this- EPA.
  • facial: Germany had planned to roll out facial recognition cameras at train stations, but the EU plan may scupper this- EPA.
  • camera: Germany had planned to roll out facial recognition cameras at train stations, but the EU plan may scupper this- EPA.
  • temporary: The European Commission is mulling a temporary ban of up to five years on the use of facial recognition technology in public places in the EU, such as sport stadiums or town centres.
  • ban: The European Commission is mulling a temporary ban of up to five years on the use of facial recognition technology in public places in the EU, such as sport stadiums or town centres.

As Iran and Iraq simmer, giants of Shiite world vie for influence

  • reclusive: Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the reclusive top religious authority in Iraq, sent his son to greet the funeral procession as it filled the shrine city of Najaf with mourners.
  • articulate: Ayatollah Sistani articulates a more liberal interpretation that respects a secular state in Iraq..
  • liberal: Ayatollah Sistani articulates a more liberal interpretation that respects a secular state in Iraq..
  • secular: Ayatollah Sistani articulates a more liberal interpretation that respects a secular state in Iraq..
  • dominate: That stands in contrast to the system of absolute clerical rule in Iran, called velayat-e faq ih, which is led by Ayatollah Khamenei and has dominated Iran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Harry Harris: South Koreans bristle at US envoy's moustache

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption US diplomat Harry Harris has been accused of insulting South Koreans- by wearing a moustache.
  • diplomat: Image copyright AFP Image caption US diplomat Harry Harris has been accused of insulting South Koreans- by wearing a moustache.
  • accuse: Image copyright AFP Image caption US diplomat Harry Harris has been accused of insulting South Koreans- by wearing a moustache.
  • insult: Image copyright AFP Image caption US diplomat Harry Harris has been accused of insulting South Koreans- by wearing a moustache.
  • ambassador: As relations between the US and South Korea fray, the American ambassador to the country has brushed off criticism of an increasingly hairy matter: his moustache.

Trump's impeachment defense team will reportedly include Ken Starr, Alan Dershowitz

  • treatment: President Trump's impeachment defense team is getting the celebrity treatment.
  • defend: As Trump prepares for House impeachment managers to share their case against him on Tuesday, he has reportedly tapped some big-name lawyers with impeachment and televised trial experience to defend him.
  • successor: Former Special Counsel Ken Starr, his successor Robert Ray, and famous defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz are all expected to join Trump's legal team, sources have told The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications.
  • legal: Former Special Counsel Ken Starr, his successor Robert Ray, and famous defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz are all expected to join Trump's legal team, sources have told The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications.
  • publication: Former Special Counsel Ken Starr, his successor Robert Ray, and famous defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz are all expected to join Trump's legal team, sources have told The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications.

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatalloh Ali Khamenei says attack against US military base was a “strike at Ame...

  • occasion: Iran's Supreme Leader, who was leading prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, used the occasion to praise the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ' Quds Force and its former commander General Qassem Soleimani, a close ally who was killed earlier this month in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad airport.
  • praise: Iran's Supreme Leader, who was leading prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, used the occasion to praise the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ' Quds Force and its former commander General Qassem Soleimani, a close ally who was killed earlier this month in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad airport.
  • ally: Iran's Supreme Leader, who was leading prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, used the occasion to praise the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ' Quds Force and its former commander General Qassem Soleimani, a close ally who was killed earlier this month in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad airport.
  • drone: Iran's Supreme Leader, who was leading prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, used the occasion to praise the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ' Quds Force and its former commander General Qassem Soleimani, a close ally who was killed earlier this month in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad airport.
  • reaction: The IRGC's reaction was a military blow, but even beyond, it was a blow to the U.S. image as a superpower.

USS Abraham Lincoln shatters US Navy's record for longest post-Cold War carrier deployment with ...

  • deploy: As of Friday, the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln has been deployed for 291 days, making its nearly 10-month deployment the longest carrier deployment since the end of the Cold War.
  • invasion: The previous record, set by the Lincoln from July 2002 to May 2003 in the run-up to the Iraq invasion, was 290 days.
  • deploy: CVN -72 has been deployed for more than 290 days, the record this ship set nearly two decades ago.
  • partner: During its 10-month deployment, this flattop has sailed around the world, conducted operations with allies and partners, and even challenged two adversarial powers.
  • deploy: When the Lincoln left Norfolk, Virginia, on April 1, it was expected to deploy for seven months.

'Big Ben bongs for Brexit' battle turns pricey

  • bewilder: London (AFP)- Britain's bewildering battle to get Big Ben to bong for Brexit is becoming brutal-- and big-budget to boot as public cash donations flooded in Friday for a celebratory peal.
  • flood: London (AFP)- Britain's bewildering battle to get Big Ben to bong for Brexit is becoming brutal-- and big-budget to boot as public cash donations flooded in Friday for a celebratory peal.
  • parliament: Big Ben has been mostly silent since restoration work on parliament's Elizabeth Tower, which houses the clock, began in 2017.
  • clock: Big Ben has been mostly silent since restoration work on parliament's Elizabeth Tower, which houses the clock, began in 2017.
  • remove: Parliamentary authorities say the floor in the tower workers use to look after the bell has been removed and the ringing devices taken out.

Ayatollah Khamenei's speech during Friday prayers

  • sermon: Tehran (AFP)- Here are the main points of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's speech in a sermon during Friday prayers in Tehran, translated from Farsi by AFP.
  • translate: Tehran (AFP)- Here are the main points of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's speech in a sermon during Friday prayers in Tehran, translated from Farsi by AFP.
  • foreign: Khamenei paid tribute to Major General Qasem Soleimani, head of the Quds Force, the foreign operations arm of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, who was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad.
  • elite: Khamenei paid tribute to Major General Qasem Soleimani, head of the Quds Force, the foreign operations arm of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, who was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad.
  • drone: Khamenei paid tribute to Major General Qasem Soleimani, head of the Quds Force, the foreign operations arm of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, who was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad.

Iran's Khamenei slams 'cowardly' European governments

  • accuse: Tehran (AFP)- Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday accused the governments of Britain, France and Germany of being " American lackeys" in the face of US pressure over the nuclear accord.
  • government: Tehran (AFP)- Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday accused the governments of Britain, France and Germany of being " American lackeys" in the face of US pressure over the nuclear accord.
  • nuclear: Tehran (AFP)- Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday accused the governments of Britain, France and Germany of being " American lackeys" in the face of US pressure over the nuclear accord.
  • threaten: The United States has threatened to impose a 25 percent tariff on imports of European cars if European Union governments continue to back the nuclear deal, according to German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.
  • import: The United States has threatened to impose a 25 percent tariff on imports of European cars if European Union governments continue to back the nuclear deal, according to German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.