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EU United Over Iran Nuclear Deal, Split on Balkans Membership

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The news came as French oil giant Total threw in the towel in relation to a multi-billion-dollar project in Iran unless it is granted a waiver by US authorities. Iran has made many threats about restarting its nuclear programme if it loses the economic benefit of the nuclear deal, but the Iranian Regime never actually ended its programme, only moved it underground. Read More »

Trump Pressures Germany to Drop Russian Pipeline Trade Deal

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Her comments came one day before German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian resort of Sochi. The two are expected to discuss the pipeline project as well as the US decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. Read More »

China approves sale of Toshiba memory unit

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The group is scheduled to meet with Toshiba's top executives to ink the deal on June 1. The prolonged review had fuelled speculation Toshiba might abandon the deal and pursue alternative plans such as an IPO for the unit. But Toshiba's creditors, including top banks, have been keen for the deal to proceed, saying the company on its own is not able to shoulder the massive capital investment necessary to keep up with rivals like Samsung Electronics. Read More »

BSF trooper injured in cross-border firing in Samba

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Another BSF jawan was killed along the Jammu border earlier this week in a similar incident. The constable hailing from Jharkhand identified as 27-year-old Sita Ram Upadhyay of the 192 battalion was hit by enemy fire around 1:30 AM and taken to GMC Jammu where he was declared brought dead around 3:20 AM. Read More »

Forget Laurel and Yanny, Green Needle and Brainstorm will blow your mind

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Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah agreed, but Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway was more willing to see the other side. Sara, it's been reported you hear Laurel . "A little hearing impaired or have some high-frequency loss than your focuses is more towards those low frequencies and you're more likely to hear Laurel ", said Stone. Read More »

United Europe plots to bypass Trump sanctions on Iran

Macron spoke as the Commission, which negotiates trade matters on behalf of the bloc, published a law preparing retaliation. Earlier on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron , who had tried and failed to persuade Trump not to abandon the Iran deal, also asserted Europe's readiness to dismiss United States demands, saying companies should make their own choices. Read More »

Karnataka: BS Yeddyurappa's oath and other 10 key developments

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A BJP government in Karnataka will also help Modi silence critics who said his popularity had waned after the implementation of a nationwide sales tax and a ban on high-value bank notes late in 2016. "I salute the Supreme Court". Sources said the Congress and the JD (S) are concerned about the safety of their legislators, whom they feel the BJP will poach while misusing the central agencies and the state machinery. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif to soften stance after 26/11 statement

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Shehbaz Sharif was chairing his first meeting of the party's parliamentary members. Another topic of the discussion for the meeting is said to be Nawaz Sharif's Controversial Statements. The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. An accountability court in Pakistan has raised over 100 questions to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on their posh properties in London, according to a media report on Thursday. Read More »

Las Vegas massacre: Housekeeper describes interaction with gunman

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The woman told police that Stephen Paddock answered the door then returned to his computer and ordered room service. He wasn't the only one in that spot who needed to get to a hospital. She also said she thought it unusual he had more than five pieces of luggage in the room. Paddock killed 58 people and wounded almost 500 others, before he died of a self-inflicted gunshot. Read More »

Salah's boots set to be exhibited in British museum

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The Adidas X17 Deadly Strike boots of Salah's have been given to the British Museum after the Egyptian won the Premier League's Golden Boot. The British Museum stated on its official Twitter account: "We've made an exciting new acquisition!" This season, Salah has scored 44 goals in 51 games with Liverpool , and next week he will be leading the Reds' attack in the Champions League final in Kiev. Read More »

Bashar al-Assad has travelled to Russian Federation to meet Vladimir Putin

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Assad said about it after completion of the talks, TASS reported. "I want to congratulate you on considerable achievements of the Syrian government army in fight against terrorist units". "Much has also been done within the framework of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress held in Sochi". "As regards economic cooperation, we'd like to point out a recent increase of Russian investment, the investments the Russian companies are making in various sectors of Syrian economy", Assad said. Read More »

Multiple Injuries Reported after School Bus, Dump Truck Collide in New Jersey

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St. Joseph's received two patients, a spokeswoman said , but she would not comment on their conditions. "The bus flew off of the wheels, but it hit the metal thing on the side of the highway", fifth-grader Theo Ancevski said. The Morris County prosecutor's office confirms "there are fatalities as a result of this crash" but hasn't said how many . He said 45 students were on the bus when it collided on Interstate 80 and that "everybody was injured". Read More »

Defeat of democracy, says Rahul Gandhi

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The BJP sent a similar delegation headed by BS Yeddyurappa , a former chief minister, He later said that the governor had given the BJP about a week to prove a majority on the floor of the assembly, though this was not officially confirmed. Read More »

EU reaffirms unequivocal support for European aspirations of Western Balkans

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She made a point of supporting the region, saying that "history tells us that if the western Balkans are stable and secure, then all of Europe is more stable and secure". "I believe we have covered a major part of the distance, but there is still distance to cover", he said. "The President of the Republic, on the sidelines of the Synod, also had the opportunity to hold a private meeting with the President of France, Mr. Read More »

Senate to vote Thursday on Central Intelligence Agency nominee Haspel

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Former top intelligence officials said she earned the chance to take the helm of the intelligence agency. "Gina Haspel is the most qualified person the President could choose to lead the CIA and the most prepared nominee in the 70-year history of the Agency", Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., said in a statement following the committee's vote. Read More »

Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel

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Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria, on Thursday. He noted that in contacts with the leadership of both countries, including a meeting Wednesday between Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, "we underlined the necessity of avoiding any actions that might be mutually provocative". Read More »

US House Speaker Ryan moves to stop Republican revolt on immigration

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Trump has chose to end the program, though it's now tied up in the courts. Both moderates and conservatives leaving the speaker's offices in the evening said they had "productive" and good meetings, which included the top five House Republicans including Ryan, McCarthy and Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Read More »

John Mayer Weighs In On "Laurel" vs "Yanny" Debate

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The Air Force then deleted the tweet. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White was asked at a press briefing on Thursday whether she thought the tweet's tone was appropriate. "The 207th Corps commander is leading operations on the ground and the city remains in government control". The insurgents claimed they briefly seized the city center, while the NATO-led coalition said it saw no direct evidence that they ever made it into the city. Read More »

Interim attorney general interviews end with diverse hopefuls

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Regardless of what lawmakers do with the vacancy, voters will determine in November who will get the next four-year term as attorney general, beginning on January 1. Tony Avella (D-Queens) was issued even though Underwood said she won't run for a full term. A NY assemblyman has a suggestion on what former state attorney general Eric Schneiderman should do with his campaign funds. Read More »

There's a Beastie Boys memoir coming out soon

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Outcome of Sound reports there will be guest contributions from Spike Jonze , Wes Anderson , Amy Poehler , and other surprises. Earlier this year, Mike D opened up about the memoir and promised fans that they would not need to wait any longer for its release . Read More »

Brookfield in talks to acquire stake in Kushner-owned tower

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The top shareholder in that real-estate arm is the Qatar Investment Authority, which invests on behalf of Qatar's government, according to Bloomberg data. Brookfield would do the deal through its real estate arm, Brookfield Property Partners, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. Read More »

European Parliament's closed-door hearing with Zuckerberg criticized

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That suggests he will avoid an uncomfortable public appearance and instead meet only with the legislature's top brass behind closed doors. That's even though Facebook has admitted that of the 2.7 million European users who could be affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal , over one million of them could be in the UK. Read More »

Novartis Lawyer Retires in Relation to Cohen Payments

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U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen arrives at his hotel in New York Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - U.S. President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen asked the Qatari government for at least $1 million in December 2016 in exchange for access or insight into the Trump administration, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Read More »

Flash Flood Watch in effect until 4 am Saturday

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It is predicting that the Delaware River could crest just above flood stages at Burlington and at Washington Avenue in Philadelphia on Saturday. The flood stage may be reached by early Tuesday afternoon. He did not anticipate river flooding to be an issue this week. The Weather Service says rising temperatures this week will increase snowmelt and runoff. Read More »

CDC: Number of US Births Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2017

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California's birth rate fell to its lowest level in at least 100 years during 2017, even dipping below rates seen in the Great Depression, according to new figures from the U.S. "Education and access to contraception are big factors in decreasing teen pregnancies", Wu noted. About 471,500 California babies were born in 2017, down by 17,000, or 3 percent, from 2016, according to the CDC data, which is provisional. Read More »

'Horrific' crash involving school bus, dump truck reported in New Jersey

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A dump truck and the school bus crashed in the town of Mount Olive, according to Mayor Robert Greenbaum. The bus was carrying middle school students from the town of Paramus when the incident took place, USA Today reports . Faltings said the front of the dump truck appeared to have been sheared off and the school bus was "ripped off its frame" after hitting a guard rail and flipping over. Read More »

Hawaii volcano erupts anew, sends huge ash plume into sky

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ET) blast that sent ash and smoke almost six miles into the atmosphere was followed by other emissions of up to 12,000 feet, the U.S. Geological Survey said in a statement. Hawaii volcano's "explosive eruption" after weeks of lava flowThe lava that has emerged over the last two weeks has destroyed at least 26 homes and 10 other structures. Read More »

Onyango's Sundowns lose to Messi's Barcelona

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Earlier, Percy Tau had missed a great opportunity to beat Ter Stegen in Barca goal while Denis Suarez headed against the post off Dembele cross. Luis Suarez doubled their lead with a well-taken finish through the legs of Denis Onyango. Read More »

National Weather Service: 2 tornadoes touched down in CT

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The second EF1 tornado moved from Southbury to Oxford with 100 miles per hour winds, according to the NWS. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says two people are dead and about 157,000 power outages are reported following the ferocious wind, rain and hail storm that bore down on New York's lower Hudson Valley. Read More »

India says deeply concerned over tensions at Gaza border

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The bloodiest day for Palestinians in years has created a diplomatic crisis. Palestinians and rights groups say protesters are being shot while posing no threat to Israeli soldiers on the other side of the heavily guarded fence. Hamas appealed to the world, claiming Israeli forces killed 62 Palestinians. "Haniyeh returned to Gaza, Hamas gave an order...and miraculously, this spontaneous protest by a public that could not handle the situation any more dissipated", Katz told Israel ... Read More »

Bus in crash from school with planned class trip

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Photos from the scene: The bus was said to be occupied with 40 to 46 people at the time, with students from East Brook Middle School in Paramus. The principal's office hung up the phone when News 4 called seeking comment. The front end of the bus appeared to be entirely destroyed. "It looked like it was broken in half". Students were reportedly from a middle school in the Paramus school district. Read More »

Congress To Demand The "Karnataka Model" In Goa, Manipur, Meghalaya

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Not just the Congress , but the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar, which emerged as the single largest party after the polls, has also chose to approach the Bihar governor. "The formation of government in Karnataka is undemocratic and to protest this murder of democracy we have made a decision to launch a day-long protest in Patna ". Read More »

European Union takes UK, Germany, four others to court over air pollution

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Recently, there were accusations that the EU was unfairly targeting Eastern Europe, where fossil fuels still reign supreme, but today's ruling for the first time names and shames Western European countries. "...data shows we are improving thanks to our efforts to bring levels of NO2 down", Defra has said. Spain, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic dodged that fate for now. Read More »

Russian Federation will not hand over S-300 to Syria

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Now, undefended Iranian forces in Syria are at the mercy of Israel, who seems capable of striking when and where it likes, despite Iran being Russia's ally. These Iranian bases, with their personal and military equipment are part of an Iranian agenda, which has nothing to do with the civil war (which is now in many respects over), but is clearly aimed against Israel and creates a virtual Iranian border with Israel. Read More »

After Karnataka election results, start-ups brace for disruptions

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Dividing Hindus has clearly backfired for Congress and they must be aware of it as far strategizing for Lok Sabha Elections is concerned. Opposition leaders who spoke to Deve Gowda urged him to shed any misgivings in joining hands with Congress after a hard fought electoral battle against the party. Read More »

Governor Ivey sexuality in questioned by former Alabama Legislator

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Former legislator Patricia Todd's tweet went out at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday and quickly spread across the state. In a tweet , she described the accusation as a disgusting lie being pushed by a paid left wing liberal political operative. Ivey also disputed the suggestion she supported Free2Be. Ivey's campaign fired back, pointing out that the Free2Be funds from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, ADECA, came from the federal government, which requires some domestic ... Read More »

Pit Bulls Kill Elderly Woman In Mississippi

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Bloom suffered puncture wounds to her back. Four people who tried to separate the animals were also bitten. "It makes me heartsick, just heartsick". "You just have to be sure to keep an eye on your dog, especially if you know that they're a little bit aggressive". "If he knows his dogs are aggressive dogs and they are incapable of being in an environment like this then that's his responsibility to acknowledge that and keep them on a leash", said Sam Rose, another San Francisco pet owner and ... Read More »

Trump Says Report That Obama Spied on His Campaign 'Bigger than Watergate'

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Papadopoulos, current and former officials said. According to the report , Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson testified to Congress that he learned the Federal Bureau of Investigation had a "human source" or spy in the Trump campaign. The tweet, which recalls Trump's unsubstantiated claim that Obama "wire tapped" Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential election, followed a freaky post congratulating America on being in the "second year of the greatest Witch Hunt in American History". Read More »

Italian party asks for more time to form govt.

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Until now, investors have been relatively calm about the prospect of an alliance between Five Star and the League. Neither Salvini nor 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio want the other to get the job, but they have yet to propose a mutually acceptable alternative figure. Read More »

Seven sausage dogs maul woman to death at home

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The sheriff says the remaining dogs were euthanized at the owner's request. Tracy Garcia , 52, was killed by a neighbour's dogs in her home last week, reports USA news outlet KFOR. "We were cleaning ticks off ourselves all day", she told the station. Dinwiddie said all the dogs had characteristics of a dachsund, such as their "knobby legs, knees, very short-legged dogs and their coats". Read More »

Regime retakes full control of central Syria as rebels evacuate

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Militants in a number of towns and villages in the provinces of Homs and Hama withdrew after they agreed to leave to other parts of Syria, or surrendered to government forces and remained in the area, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported on Wednesday, citing an announcement by the Syrian Army's General Command. Read More »

Theresa May's £400m to rid fire-risk tower blocks of cladding

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They now have a ban. But her decision not to advise a ban on combustible cladding or insulation for high-rise buildings drew immediate condemnation from a wide range of critics including the opposition Labour Party. The review's author, engineer Judith Hackitt, said a ban would not be sufficient because existing regulations already meant that unsafe cladding should not have been used. Read More »

Five killed, one injured after shooting at North Texas home

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When they arrived at the scene were found the bodies of the victims. She tightly held a picture of her three children. Fire department officials said five people were found dead at a residence in Ponder, Texas, on May 16, 2018. Authorities say multiple people have died in a shooting at a home in a rural town north of Fort Worth. Yeager said in a telephone interview he had been in contact with Ponder police, and a lockdown was not needed. Read More »

Telugu Ppl Stopped BJP's Victory in Karnataka. Here's How

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The revenge of the Telugus on the BJP for sidelining the promise of special status has been exhibited in the Karnataka polls where the national party is virtually in tears of having the apple but not able to eat it. Hailing the "victory" as the result of BJP President Amit Shah and all the party members' hard work, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "We feel humbled by the results". Read More »