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'Plan B': Tehran Gives European Powers One Week to Salvage Nuclear Deal

'Plan B': Tehran Gives European Powers One Week to Salvage Nuclear Deal British, Chinese, French, German and Russian officials will try to flesh out with Iran's deputy foreign minister a strategy to save the deal by keeping oil and investment flowing, while circumventing US sanctions that risk hurting the economy. [Full Article...]

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People Christina and Mark Rotondo have sent their son Michael five notices between February 2 and March 30 in an effort to toss him from their Camillus home, according to the mom's suit, filed earlier this month in Onondaga County Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

Forecasters predict active hurricane season: 10-16 named storms, 5-9 hurricanes

Forecasters predict active hurricane season: 10-16 named storms, 5-9 hurricanes A system was brewing in the southern Gulf on Thursday that has a 70 per cent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone, the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said. One to four of the hurricanes will reportedly reach "major" hurricane status. A vehicle drives on a damaged road in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico , on October 2. [Full Article...]

Drug-trafficking grandma sentenced to death in Malaysia

Drug-trafficking grandma sentenced to death in Malaysia Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto , 54, was arrested at a Kuala Lumpur airport in 2014 after she was found carrying 1.1kg (2.4lbs) of crystal methamphetamine . "You have another round of appeal and we wish you luck", Baki said. Sydney grandmother Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has reportedly been sentenced to death by hanging. [Full Article...]

Trump administration considers tariff on cars

Trump administration considers tariff on cars So what's behind the move? The United States will decide by June 1 whether to impose steel and aluminum tariffs on European Union imports, something which has moved trans-Atlantic relations to the brink of a trade war. Bureau of Labor Statistics. US auto sales fell 2 percent a year ago after hitting a record high in 2016. Those indicators do not suggest an industry in need of protection. [Full Article...]

China Plans Tariff Cut on Wide Range of Consumer Goods

China Plans Tariff Cut on Wide Range of Consumer Goods Speaking at the White House, Trump said United States technology firms have been hurt by a Commerce Department decision that prohibits them from selling components to ZTE. "Both parties have come together today to strongly rebuke ZTE and the administration's soft approach", Schumer said, calling the amendment a "huge" move "in our fight against the Chinese, and we should pass this legislation on... [Full Article...]

Samantha Bee revisits Georgia again, lauding Stacey Abrams, mocking Brian Kemp

Samantha Bee revisits Georgia again, lauding Stacey Abrams, mocking Brian Kemp Abrams is betting she can succeed by abandoning the political playbook of previous Democratic nominees , who ran centrist campaigns aimed at luring back older white voters who had come to favor Republicans . Sure, it will help Abrams if she can limit the margins by which she loses in small-town Georgia. But she could not vote for the BDS bill, she said, for the same reason that other progressive... [Full Article...]

Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again

Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again Breaching the previous records, petrol and diesel prices in Patna on Wednesday climbed to Rs83.01 and Rs72.99 per litre, respectively. With an increase of 38 paisa per litre for petrol, it is now at Rs. However, in Telangana, the tax rate is 35.02% on Petrol and 27% on Diesel. Among the proposals being discussed is that OMCs, too, should be asked to take a small hit by way of compensating petr... [Full Article...]

Court Case Alleges Zuckerberg set up Fraudulent Scheme to Weaponize Data

Court Case Alleges Zuckerberg set up Fraudulent Scheme to Weaponize Data He added: "Whether it's fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people's information, we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibilities. Facebook chief executive Mark apologised to European Union lawmakers on Tuesday and said the company had not done enough to prevent misuse of the social network. [Full Article...]

How to track Alabama's NCAA golf championship final round

How to track Alabama's NCAA golf championship final round The two remained squared at the turn, where Hou went on to win four consecutive holes. "I had a really bad first hole, but she told me don't think too much, just like stroke play, just watch the speed". Haley Moore lofted a tough chip to tap-in range to win and clinch victory, and the Wildcats were celebrating. Abe's chip rolled past the hole and she eventually two-putted. [Full Article...]

Group to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque after social media uproar

Group to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque after social media uproar How this became her plaque is a freaking embarrassment for BASHOF. It should be noted, though, that the poorly done plaque may just be a symbol of success considering a sculpture of male soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled past year garnered similar reactions. [Full Article...]

Gas prices spike as Memorial Day weekend nears

Gas prices spike as Memorial Day weekend nears Gas is the highest it has been since 2014, though it's still far below 2008's record $4.11. "I actually have other classes that I'm taking on aviation maintenance, which is all the way to Duluth, so in a week, I average $70 (in gas) - just for my school, not anything separate or doing anything personal", Desire said, adding that he expects prices to reach or surpass the $3-per-gallon mark sooner... [Full Article...]

Texas, Austin Suburbs Lead The Nation In Population Growth (Again)

Texas, Austin Suburbs Lead The Nation In Population Growth (Again) In fact, for the second consecutive year , Seattle added more people in 2017 than all the King County suburbs combined. 2016-17: 4.8 percent growth, adding 8,346 residents for a total estimated population of 181,330. Fourth-place Houston has 2,312,717 residents. Elsewhere in Texas, smaller, satellite cities near major cities experienced the fastest population growth in the country in 2017. [Full Article...]

Veteran Affairs, American Legion Plan Virgin Islands Memorial Day Activities

Veteran Affairs, American Legion Plan Virgin Islands Memorial Day Activities Memorial Day Breakfast, 9-11 a.m. Dansville Community Center, 1317 Mason St. The parade will go down Main Street and turn to end at First Citizens Bank. while the church remains open for fellowship. The service will be moved to 11 a.m.at Coralville American Legion, 901 Second St., in the event of rain. [Full Article...]

Turkish lira plummets against dollar

Turkish lira plummets against dollar The Turkish lira regained some of its value after the bank's monetary policy committee held an emergency meeting and announced it was raising the rate from 13.5 percent to 16.5 percent. During a speech in the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Erdogan linked the currency fluctuations to global factors, saying it is not in line with the economic realities of Turkey. [Full Article...]

Dawnta Harris, teen suspect, said he 'drove at' Maryland officer, records show

Dawnta Harris, teen suspect, said he 'drove at' Maryland officer, records show Hogan's tweet said. Speaking on radio station 105.7 The Fan, Caprio's husband Tim Caprio said, "I'm just still grieving". "She suffered significant injuries", Vinson said. The Associated Press does not ordinarily identify underage suspects unless they face adult charges. Court records don't list an attorney for Harris, and attempts to reach people believed to be his family members were not... [Full Article...]

Comcast could spend $90B in cash to compete with Disney and Netflix

Comcast could spend $90B in cash to compete with Disney and Netflix Comcast said it is in " advanced stages of preparing" the offer for the assets Fox agreed to sell to Disney in a stock deal announced in December. Either deal would dramatically reshape the media-entertainment landscape and scale back the Fox empire created by Rupert Murdoch , 87. The consolidation in the sector comes with traditional operators facing pressure from online and tech platfo... [Full Article...]

CP3, battling sore foot, keys Rockets' rally in 4th

CP3, battling sore foot, keys Rockets' rally in 4th Paul would split the free throws, giving the Warriors one more chance to send the game to overtime. This series has already had so many ups and downs that it could give a young person gray hair. The team finished the regular season with the NBA's highest point differential, not to mention a league-leading 65 wins, and thus were not used to such physically and emotionally draining games. [Full Article...]

Sheriff reveals the moment officers confronted Santa Fe High School gunman

Sheriff reveals the moment officers confronted Santa Fe High School gunman The state's top GOP leaders have instead called for "hardening" school campuses and arming more teachers. In a speech to the NRA convention in Dallas, Abbott said, "The problem is not guns". "That's about as basic of a firearm as you can possible get". In all, the sheriff says 200 law enforcement officers rushed to the school Friday to assist school district police. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner receives full security clearance

Jared Kushner receives full security clearance A background check of Kushner run by the Federal Bureau of Investigation took more than a year to clear. The wealthy NY real estate developer had to refile the national security questionnaire required of all prospective White House employees after making a number of omissions. [Full Article...]


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