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Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal Russia's foreign minister has condemned Donald Trump's threats to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal , arguing that the United States' reckless actions are destabilising the Middle East, Ukraine and the Korean peninsula. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi talked by phone with Zarif. All these ill-considered actions and inactions by Trump and his coterie pale in significance compared to the prosp... [Full Article...]

Judge Allows 11-Year-old Girl to Use Medical Marijuana at School

Judge Allows 11-Year-old Girl to Use Medical Marijuana at School Tom Iopollo, an assistant attorney general for the state, assured attorneys for the suburban Chicago school district and the parents of Ashley Surin that IL would not prosecute the child or any school officials who may administer medical cannabis products to Ashley. [Full Article...]

Palestinian Leader Rebukes Trump: 'Shame On You'

Palestinian Leader Rebukes Trump: 'Shame On You' However, several Palestinian and Lebanese officials, have reportedly said that a forthcoming United States peace plan includes Abu Dis as the capital of a future Palestinian state. Even so, Abbas reaffirmed his commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel had destroyed it, he said. President Mahmoud Abbas called on the Central Council of the Palestine Liberati... [Full Article...]

Trump targets FISA provision up for renewal

Trump targets FISA provision up for renewal Critics argue that the 702 program vacuums up the information of millions of US citizens who communicate with those individuals, and that the USA government should not be allowed to specifically search for that US person information or use it against Americans in court without a warrant . [Full Article...]

No Brexit deal would cost Scotland £12.7b

No Brexit deal would cost Scotland £12.7b The Scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon , said the report strengthened the case for the United Kingdom to retainmembership of the single market, but added that her government's preference was still to stay a full member of the EU . Nicola Sturgeon has published a report warning that Brexit will cost up to £2,300 per person but gave no figures to support its conclusion that independence was... [Full Article...]

Hamas Official Targeted in Car Explosion in South Lebanon

Hamas Official Targeted in Car Explosion in South Lebanon Hamdan was not one of Hamas' known members in Lebanon; however, "Hezbollah's" Al Manar television described him on Sunday as "a leading official at the Movement". In 2006, two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group were killed in the same neighborhood in Sidon when a bomb planted in a vehicle detonated as they passed near it. [Full Article...]

Protestors Ransack H&M Stores In South Africa Over 'Racist' Sweatshirt Design

Protestors Ransack H&M Stores In South Africa Over 'Racist' Sweatshirt Design This follows protests by the EFF at various stores countrywide against what they see as an allegedly "racist" advertisement placed by the company overseas. He was joined by rapper G-Eazy, who had been due to bring out a clothing line with H&M in March. The Swedish clothing company has since apologized for the image and removed the hoodie from its stores. [Full Article...]

Florida Woman Becomes Victim Of Mistaken Identity In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Florida Woman Becomes Victim Of Mistaken Identity In Murder-For-Hire Plot Reports state that the killer duo forced Zengotita-Torres into the trunk of her auto, tortured her for her ATM card, and then suffocated and killed her with garbage bags. However, things turned awry when Lopez-Ramos, Ramos-Rivera, and Quinones-Montes apparently mistook Zengotita-Torres for the intended target. After kidnapping her, they drove to a nearby bank where they supposedly withdrew money u... [Full Article...]

Suspect in custody after possible hostage situation on Greyhound bus

Suspect in custody after possible hostage situation on Greyhound bus Margarito Vargas-Rosas is being held in Lake County, Illinois, and is facing charges for felony terroristic threats and disorderly conduct. According to police, Vargas-Rosas was deported to Mexico in 2012 but now resides in Chicago. A person is in custody after a police pursuit of a Greyhound bus near the Wisconsin-Illinois border. At first, law enforcement thought this may have been a hijacki... [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning is Running for the US Senate

Chelsea Manning is Running for the US Senate Whistleblower Chelsea Manning will run for US Senate in the state of Maryland , a document seen on Saturday said. Manning was convicted in 2013 for stealing sensitive government documents and videos, including information about the war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan , State Department cables, information about prisoners in Guantanamo Bay and leaking the information to WikiLeaks . [Full Article...]

Stricken Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks in East China Sea After Blast

Stricken Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks in East China Sea After Blast Traumatised families and colleagues of the dead sailors were frustrated about what they called a lack of timely effort by government officials in launching rescue operations. The tanker Sanchi , owned by Iran's top oil-shipping operator, National Iranian Tanker Co, was carrying nearly 1 million barrels of condensate, an ultralight, highly flammable and explosive fuel, to South Korea. [Full Article...]

Vegas gunman took elaborate steps to hide his tracks, new documents show

Vegas gunman took elaborate steps to hide his tracks, new documents show The documents, which were released in response to a lawsuit filed by several media organizations, include more than a dozen search warrant affidavits. At 2:46 a.m., her account was deleted, said the documents. She "corroborated much of what had been previously deduced by investigators", an agent wrote in one filing, and remained "adamant" she was unaware of Paddock's intentions. [Full Article...]

A Car Somehow Crashed Into the Second Story of a California Building

A Car Somehow Crashed Into the Second Story of a California Building The people in the vehicle had minor injuries and small fire that resulted from the crash was quickly extinguished. See the complete report . One person self extricated, the other person is still trapped in the vehicle. Further, Orange County Fire Authority spokesperson Stephen Horner told the Washington Post that the second floor sustained only minor damage (other than the obvious hole), ... [Full Article...]

Stoke next manager: Martin O'Neill rejects Potters in another embarrassing twist

Stoke next manager: Martin O'Neill rejects Potters in another embarrassing twist Quique Sanchez Flores was expected to take over, but he announced this morning that he will not be leaving his role as Espanyol boss. The former Benfica and Atletico Madrid boss said in quotes reported by the Spanish press: "I am and will be coach of Espanyol". [Full Article...]

WEEKEND WEATHER: Temperatures and Wind chills stay low the next couple days

WEEKEND WEATHER: Temperatures and Wind chills stay low the next couple days Despite cold seasons in various regions throughout the year, above-average temperatures, often record breaking, during other parts of the year more than offset any seasonal cool conditions. Environment Canada says we'll have a mix of sun and cloud today with winds up to 15 km/h. the daytime high minus will reach minus 16. Even colder weather moves in after Monday though. [Full Article...]

Trump's Choice to Salvadorans in US

Trump's Choice to Salvadorans in US During slavery days in the 19th century vigilance committees were organized across the North to protect escaped freedom-seekers from recapture by slavecatchers and the agents of Southern slaveholders. For the Velascos, the thought of bringing their American children into a world of violence after living in the safety of Brentwood is horrifying. Trump "is taking almost 200,000 law-abiding America... [Full Article...]

Trump's White House: How a bipartisan policy meeting devolved into vulgarity

Sen. Tom Cotton said Sunday that Senate Minority Whip Richard J. Durbin is spreading a false story about President Trump saying the US does not need more immigrants from "sh - hole countries" such as Haiti and El Salvador. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) essentially backed up Durbin in a statement he released. "Senator Durbin has it. Senator Perdue does not". Perdue and Cotton had travelled separ... [Full Article...]

Turkish forces shell Syrian Kurds targets in northern Syria

Turkish forces shell Syrian Kurds targets in northern Syria Syria's main Kurdish groups have emerged as some of the few winners of the Syrian war, and are working to entrench their autonomy over swathes of northern Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin told Erdoğan during a phone call last week that he did not hold Turkey responsible for drone attacks on Russian bases in Syria even though they came from a Turkish-controlled zone around Idlib, which is al... [Full Article...]

Villages ordered evacuated after Mayon spews ash

Villages ordered evacuated after Mayon spews ash Philippine authorities have ordered more than 900 families to evacuate as Mayon volcano continues to spew ash on Sunday. The Philippines has raised the alert level at its restive Mayon volcano for the second time in less than 24 hours, from "increasing unrest" to "increased tendency towards eruption" within weeks or even days. [Full Article...]

Florida leaders applaud Governor Scott's fight to protect Florida's coastline

Florida leaders applaud Governor Scott's fight to protect Florida's coastline Rick Scott (R). Last week, the Trump Administration announced a controversial plan to dramatically expand drilling leases across 90 percent of the USA outer continental shelf, including the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and parts of the Arctic Ocean. [Full Article...]


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