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Iran urges China, Russia for 'concrete action' to save nuclear deal

Iran urges China, Russia for 'concrete action' to save nuclear deal Embassy in neighboring Iraq . An attack on four oil tankers in the Gulf on Sunday, for which no one has claimed responsibility, and Saudi Arabia's announcement on Tuesday that armed drones hit two of its oil pumping stations have raised tensions . [Full Article...]

We're Sitting by Phone Waiting for Iran to Call

We're Sitting by Phone Waiting for Iran to Call A rocket was sacked into Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday . These incidents came amid growing tension in the region between Iran and the US. The US government has provided no proof the ships are carrying hidden missiles and other munitions and CNN has not r... [Full Article...]

US, Canada and Mexico reached deal to remove steel and aluminum tariffs

US, Canada and Mexico reached deal to remove steel and aluminum tariffs Canada and the United States will consult together on these measures. But Ujczo said caution is warranted before getting too excited: "Trump has not approved any of the proposals". That capped a week in which Beijing unveiled fresh retaliatory tariffs and the US levelled a blow against one of China's biggest and most successful companies, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. [Full Article...]

Rocket lands near U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

Rocket lands near U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad’s Green Zone Late a year ago, several rockets fell harmlessly near the American embassy in Baghdad and the American consulate in Basra during a halting and acrimonious government formation process in which the United States tried to thwart Iraqi militia members from shaping the nation's cabinet following elections in which they gained the second most seats in parliament. [Full Article...]

Iran Dismisses Possibility Of Conflict, Says Does Not Want War

Iran Dismisses Possibility Of Conflict, Says Does Not Want War Over the past week, oil tankers allegedly have faced sabotage and Yemen rebel drones attacked a crucial Saudi oil pipeline. The USS Abraham Lincoln was spotted in the Suez Canal in Egypt making its way to the Strait of Hormuz, while diplomats ordered nonessential diplomatic staff out of Iraq . [Full Article...]

Mnuchin refuses House subpoena to release Trump's tax returns

Mnuchin refuses House subpoena to release Trump's tax returns Earlier Friday, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal had said, "We will likely proceed to court as quickly as next week". The Democrats have, since January, a majority in the house of representatives. "State returns from [New York] would not help that investigation". "Make it part of the 2020 Election!" House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler's panel voted last week to reco... [Full Article...]

Police searching for girl, 8, kidnapped while walking down the street

Police searching for girl, 8, kidnapped while walking down the street Saturday when a man allegedly drove up and puled Salem into his vehicle, police said. Her mother tried to jump into the auto to get her daughter back, but the man shoved her out of the vehicle and sped away, CNN affiliate KTVT reported . [Full Article...]

UAE won't be baited into Iran crisis as tensions mount

UAE won't be baited into Iran crisis as tensions mount US officials are now concerned that Iran has passed this naval combat expertise on to proxy forces in the region, whom Washington blames for attacks against four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday. It added that Saudi Aramco's oil and gas supplies were unaffected. The Arab News published an editorial in English on Thursday, arguing that after incidents this w... [Full Article...]

Diner accidentally gets £4,500 bottle of wine in Manchester restaurant

Diner accidentally gets £4,500 bottle of wine in Manchester restaurant But a staff member picked up the wrong bottle, and they were presented with a £4500 ($8775) 2001 bottle of Chateau le Pin Pomerol - 17 times the price of their pick. Robert Parker gave 2001 Le Pin 98 points in 2004, and the cheapest price Imbibe could find for it on Wine-Searcher was £1,400 for a half-bottle. The 2001 Château Le Pin features in the "rarities" section of Hawksmoor's menu and is... [Full Article...]

Rihanna Condemns "Idiot" Lawmakers Behind Alabama's Abortion Ban

The 110-44 vote in favor of HB 126 came as protesters outside chanted "shame, shame, shame" and "when politicians lie, people die". Less than a third of Alabamians indicated previous year that they approved of the provisions of the abortion ban passed by the state Legislature earlier this week and signed by Gov. [Full Article...]

Trump Says U.S. Will Remove Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada

Trump Says U.S. Will Remove Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada China has since detained two Canadians on claims of espionage and sentenced a third to death for drug smuggling. The federal Conservatives were also critical . The rules of origin requirement could also be an impediment to Canadian exports, creating additional red tape for US companies importing steel and aluminium from Canada and pushing them to choose American suppliers instead. [Full Article...]

Pompeo to Lavrov: Trump Administration doesn't recognize Russia's attempted annexation of Crimea

Pompeo to Lavrov: Trump Administration doesn't recognize Russia's attempted annexation of Crimea The pair discussed a possible meeting between Trump and Putin at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next month, after the US president said Monday that he would see the Kremlin leader. Ties between the two countries have been poisoned by allegations - denied by Moscow - that Russian Federation tried to influence the results of the 2016 USA presidential election, and by differences over Venezuela, I... [Full Article...]

2 rescued from scaffold near top of 50-story Oklahoma tower

2 rescued from scaffold near top of 50-story Oklahoma tower CST, firefighters confirmed they had rescued the two window washers. Video footage shared on Twitter shows the lift being whipped back and forth uncontrollably, hitting the building and breaking windows, causing glass to fall onto Sheridan Avenue below. [Full Article...]

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines Strong wind gusts blew hot embers a mile or more , creating multiple fires. Cal Fire said transmission lines owned and operated by the San Francisco-based utility started the November 8 fire in the Pulga area that almost destroyed the town of Paradise in the Sierra Nevada foothills. [Full Article...]

Cruise Passengers Killed As Planes Collide In Mid-Air

Cruise Passengers Killed As Planes Collide In Mid-Air The ship was on a seven-day cruise that ends in Anchorage, Alaska , on Saturday. The death toll was initially reported as four, with two people missing. "Our focus is on assisting these passengers, the pilot, our staff, their families and loved ones, and first responders." A San Diego resident has been identified as one of six people killed in a mid-air collision in Alaska earlier this week. [Full Article...]

Putin, Pompeo express readiness to restore Russia-US relations

Putin, Pompeo express readiness to restore Russia-US relations The renewed diplomacy followed the long-awaited report in the U.S. by investigator Robert Mueller which found that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election but that the Trump campaign did not collude with Moscow , partially lifting a cloud that had hung over the mogul-turned-president for two years. [Full Article...]

Easter Sunday Bombings: Man hacked to death in Sri Lanka communal riots

Easter Sunday Bombings: Man hacked to death in Sri Lanka communal riots Muslims form almost 10 percent of Sri Lanka's 22 million people who are predominantly Sinhalese Buddhists, with a sprinkling of minority Hindus and Christians. "Security forces are assisting police who have been ordered to use maximum force to contain the violence", police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said. The police, meanwhile, also made several changes in the command structure by removing senio... [Full Article...]

Macron and Ardern announce measures against online extremism

Macron and Ardern announce measures against online extremism She wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times in which she said social media needs to find a balance between freedom and broadcasting terrorism. The White House declined to support the so-called Christchurch Call for Action, saying it had concerns about First Amendment rights. The Christchurch Call is a roadmap for action. [Full Article...]

MPs To Vote On Theresa May's Brexit Vote AGAIN Next Month

MPs To Vote On Theresa May's Brexit Vote AGAIN Next Month The plan was announced during a meeting between the UK Prime Minister and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, according to a Downing Street spokesman. Earlier today, a Cabinet source said Mrs May stressed the need for compromise and said the Government could not give in to "absolutism". "What is the government thinking?" he asked. [Full Article...]

Almost two months later, she’s charged in his death

Almost two months later, she’s charged in his death Witnesses told police that Bishop had been cursing at other bus riders, prompting Fournier to tell her to "be nicer to the passengers", according to the arrest warrant. Bishop has been convicted twice of misdemeanor domestic battery charges in 2014 and 2015, according to court records . Later that evening, Fournier took himself to a hospital for his injuries. [Full Article...]


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