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Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could do better: IAEA

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The Europeans must take a resolution against the U.S.to the UN Security Council and file complaint against the USA move. Britain, France , Germany , China and Russian Federation reaffirmed their commitment to the deal, and the Iranian delegation emerged saying they were more confident than before, and made no mention of timelines. Read More »

Oman: Cyclone Mekunu braces for landfall, 40 missing

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The center of the storm is now about 85 miles south-southwest of Salalah , Oman - the third-largest city in the country, with a population of over 300,000 people. Fisheries Minister Fahad Kafin said rescue attempts had saved four people from one of the sunken boats, while floodwater was responsible for sweeping away vehicles. Read More »

Yulia Skripal: 'Assassination attempt turned my life upside down'

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Ms Skripal, 33, and her father Sergei, a former Russian double agent who now lives in the United Kingdom , were found frothing at the mouth on a bench in Salisbury on 4 March. Yulia Skripal said that " in the longer term I hope to return home to my country ". The embassy believes the text she read during her first interview after the poisoning, was originally written in English. Read More »

Tamil Nadu seeks permanent closure of Vedanta's copper smelter, say officials

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Government authorities at Thoothukudi met the agitators 14 times, and the State government has been taking steps to close down the Sterlite plant through legal means, he said . "What happened in Thoothukudi is a cold-blooded murder by police". "The situation is tense but under control today", he said. The protesters had set ablaze the local administrator's office after they were denied permission to hold a rally at the plant. Read More »

Attempted Murder by Parachute? British Soldier Convicted in Sabotage Case

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Victoria's light weight was also identified as a factor in helping to minimise her injuries. The incident happened just five weeks after Mrs Cilliers had given birth. The couple's two young children were in the house at the time, but the attempt failed. "One of the essential aspects of the prosecution case was to eliminate any suggestion of accident or negligence on the part of Netheravon Army Parachute Association". Read More »

US reaches deal to keep China's ZTE in business: congressional aide

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Chinese officials have complained to the White House that the Commerce Department restriction was effectively forcing ZTE out of business, as the company depends on US parts. The U.S. government is also concerned that the state-backed company was using its devices to spy on users. "If President Trump won't put our security before Chinese jobs, Congress will act on a bipartisan basis to stop him", said Maryland Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen, the author of the Senate provision. Read More »

Russian oligarch met with Cohen days before inauguration

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Vekselberg heads the Renova Group, a Russian conglomerate, an Intrater runs Columbus Nova, a subsidiary of Renova. Only days after meeting with Viktor Vekselberg on the 26th floor of Trump Tower, Cohen received a $1 million contract offer for a company directly tied to the oligarch. Read More »

Exit poll suggests hugely one-sided result in abortion referendum

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That meant, in practice, that abortion was strictly against the law. Support among men was 65 percent pro-choice and 35 percent anti-abortion. For opponents, it would be a betrayal of Ireland's commitment to protect the unborn. The heated, emotional campaign saw limits placed on social media advertisements nationwide, with Facebook and Google banning campaign ads after concerns from experts that some campaign ads were funded by US based anti-abortion groups. Read More »

Pentagon Denies Syrian Media Claim U.S. Targeted Military Sites

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SANA said: "Some of our military sites between Albu Kamal and Hamimia were exposed at dawn today to aggression launched by USA coalition jets". Recently, Israel has been attacked by 30 missiles launched from the Syrian territory. On Tuesday, IAF chief Amikam Norkin revealed that Israel had used its F-35 fighter jets to conduct airstrikes in Syria, making it the first country in the world to use the fifth-generation aircraft operationally, a hint to Iran of Israel's operational capability. Read More »

Driver finds gun lodged in the front of his vehicle

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The barrel of the pistol punched through the bumper, right beneath the headlight, leaving just the handle and trigger sticking out - as if it were holstered in the Honda. It's not clear if the gun was thrown, dropped from an overpass, or if it was on the ground and kicked up by another vehicle. Lakewood Police Lt. Chris Lawler says the department is investigating whether it was linked to a nearby fight where shots were fired. Read More »

At least 15 injured after bomb explosion in Canadian restaurant

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The other 12 sustained only minor wounds, and were taken to local hospitals. We know this is an extremely hard time for them. Twelve of the injured had been released from the hospital by Friday morning, Evans said. Bonnie Crombie, Mississauga's mayor, said she was thankful there were no fatalities. Ontario Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne also sent out a statement that said Ontario is shocked by Thursday's explosion. Read More »

Belize's ally, Taiwan, intimidated by Chinese aircraft bombers

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In her strongly-worded remarks, President Tsai said the diplomatic pressure campaigns and actions from Beijing fully demonstrate "the anxiety and lack of confidence of the Chinese government". Thai also accused China of using "dollar diplomacy" to lure away Taiwan's diplomatic allies. "Taiwan absolutely can not abandon this responsibility", Wu said, according to media. Read More »

BBC Newsnight: Ireland's abortion referendum

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Flooded with advertisements and campaigns created to evoke an emotional response from both sides, those who are as yet undecided as the referendum looms are finding themselves torn - many by the remnants of a Catholic faith cocooned by an acknowledgement of the struggle faced by Irish women who wish to terminate their pregnancy. Read More »

Singapore overtaken by Japan for most powerful passport in the world

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Japanese passport holders top the list with visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 189 countries while Germany and Singapore come equal second (188). The country's reciprocal agreement with China in particular has led the Emirati hospitality and tourist industries to report a 70 percent growth compared to 2017, as Chinese travelers take advantage of their newfound access to the Middle East's main hub. Read More »

Flags honor veterans for Memorial Day at Holy Cross Cemeter

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Scouts from across the Mid-South will place thousands of flags throughout the cemetery in honor of the veterans buried there. Evergreen Cemetery is at 560 Evergreen St. Special guests include Admiral Windwagon Smith and the McConnell AFB Honor Guard. Some of them date back to the cemetery's establishment in 1867, and Veterans from each branch of the Armed Forces ever since make up about 15,000 graves. Read More »

European Union tells United Kingdom to stop with Brexit 'fantasies'

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But a status-quo transition period through 2020 means those are less pressing than the need for an Irish border deal which both sides want as part of a pre-withdrawal treaty. "I have to say on the basis of this week's discussions, I am a bit concerned because the pre-condition for fruitful discussions has to be that the United Kingdom accepts the consequences of its own choices", the official added. Read More »

Union Public Library 2018 Summer Program

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The bold, graphic illustrations and engaging text made " I Say Ooh You Say Aah " a school visit victor, but I have no doubt that it will inspire laughter in households all over Lawrence this summer. The goal of this Ready to Read grant is focused on early literacy readiness for all children in Oregon. "We believe our patrons will be pleased to have access to faster computers and updated software, including but not limited to Microsoft Office 2016, updated PDF reader software, photo-editing ... Read More »

Rachel Dolezal, who claimed she was black, charged with welfare fraud

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News station KHQ-TV in Spokane, Washington, reported that Ms Dolezal came under investigation after it became known she had published a book. Rachel Dolezal , the former NAACP chapter leader who resigned after her parents revealed she's not African-American, is facing a felony theft charge in Washington state after she allegedly made false statements to secure almost $9,000 in food and childcare assistance. Read More »

The Netherlands, Australia say Russian Federation is liable for shooting down MH17

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Despite longstanding suspicion and a mounting body of evidence pointing to Russia's involvement, this is the first time governments have officially accused Moscow over the incident. "Ivannikov also supervised the procurement and transport of weapons across the Russia-Ukraine border", Bellingcat said . "If military weapons can be deployed and then used to bring down civilian aircraft in what was essentially a war zone, then global security is at risk and we call on all countries to ... Read More »

Obama adviser Avril Haines dismisses Trump spy claim

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Meanwhile, my fellow Democrats aren't in a good spot: They are increasingly becoming the kind of low-information voters they despise and think are only on the other side. Republicans have not contradicted them. But the attendee list for each meeting shifted nearly hourly, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying Thursday morning that he would attend the first meeting and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi later announcing that Schiff would also attend the first meeting. Read More »

Indiana middle school shooting Friday morning

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Seventh-grader Ehtan Stonebraker said he and his classmates were taking a test when the student walked in late, pulled out a gun and started firing. A student interviewed by WTTV said the shooter entered a science class and the teacher swatted a gun away from the shooter. Read More »

USA parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

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Michael was then offered $1100 to help him move out but still didn't budge. In one letter from 2 February, they wrote: "Michael, after a discussion with your mother, we have decided that you must leave this house immediately". Michael Rotondo said he does have a job, but wouldn't answer any questions about the line of work he's in. The son said he planned to appeal Judge Greenwood's decision and wasn't sure where he was now going to stay, ABC News reported . Read More »

NOAA predicts up to 4 'major' hurricanes coming this summer

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Neil Jacobs, the assistant secretary of commerce for environmental prediction and observation, says that NOAA predicts between 10 and 16 named storms, with sustained winds of 39 miles per hour or higher. There are still lingering impacts in Florida from massive and deadly Hurricane Irma , which made landfall September 10 in Monroe and Collier counties and traveled up the state, and Hurricane Maria , which hit Puerto Rico later in the month. Read More »

Russian military says had nothing to do with downing of flight MH17

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Westerbeke said investigators were not yet ready to identify individual suspects publicly or to issue indictments, but that when they do he expects cooperation, or a firm global political response. Meanwhile Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised in a Facebook post (in Ukrainian) that he would "spare no effort to ensure that the actions of the Russian Federation as a state which supports terrorism get an appropriate assessment" in the International Court of Justice. Read More »

Meghan Markle receives coat of arms after royal wedding

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Meghan's Coat of Arms features a songbird symbolising the "power of communication" and it has been joined with Prince Harry's royal lion Coat of Arms. Her Coronet features two crosses patée, four fleurs-de-lys and two strawberry leaves. On the left-hand side is Harry's coat of arms side-by-side on the same shield as the duchess's, which is typical for a married woman's royal seal. Read More »

Trump Still Open to Possibility of Summit with N. Korea

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But there is also no question that his abrupt decisions-first raising expectations, by so readily and eagerly embracing the prospect of a summit, and then dashing them, with his unexpected withdrawal-do not fit very well into the ponderous, incremental world of worldwide diplomacy. Read More »

Australian Grandmother Sentenced to Death for Smuggling Ice Through Malaysia

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She said she had been fooled into carrying the bag after travelling to China to see someone she met online called "Captain Daniel Smith", who had claimed to be a USA serviceman. In a statement Thursday to News Corp Australia , Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said, "Australia opposes the death penalty in all circumstances for all people". Read More »

Road rage suspect hits man with sledgehammer

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A man is wanted for attacking an SUV with a sledgehammer in Philadelphia, May 22, 2018.A man is wanted for attacking an SUV with a sledgehammer in Philadelphia, May 22, 2018. NBC10 reports that the owner of the business where the confrontation occurred called police, who responded to the scene. Police are looking into the incident. Read More »

What you need to know about Ireland’s abortion referendum

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Its aim was to stop Irish women having abortions. The referendum comes three years after Ireland voted to legalise same-sex marriage, in a seismic change for the European Union nation. In 1992, women were officially given the right to travel overseas, mostly to the United Kingdom, to obtain terminations. Mr Harris has promised that abortions will only be granted after the first trimester if there is a risk to the life, or of serious harm to the health of, a pregnant woman. Read More »

Newly adopted 1-year-old dies after being left in hot truck

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On Wednesday evening, Jenny Barker went to the daycare facility to pick up the children. "She telephoned her husband and came to the realization that Katera was still in the pickup truck", police said in the statement. According to WSMV , police believe the girl's adoptive dad, Matt Barker, accidentally left her in the vehicle after dropping his 5-year-old off at daycare around 7:30 a.m. Read More »

Trump administration considering tariff on cars, auto parts

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President Donald Trump is directing the Commerce Department to begin an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the United States. "NAFTA is very hard". An agreement over auto-production rules has been one of the key sticking points in nine months of talks. According to government statistics, in 2017 the U.S. Read More »

Iran demands assurances after U.S. pullout from nuclear accord

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 24, 2018. He asked Europe to "make up for [its] silence" when the USA violated the 2015 deal, and to "stand up against the United States sanctions". Read More »

Trump Suggests North Korea Summit Could Still Happen

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The two sides continue to play hot and cold on the proposed meeting between their leaders, but President Trump himself indicated on Friday that they had reengaged in talks after they had broken down over what Pyongyang saw as threatening tone and posture from Washington ahead of the proposed June 12 date in Singapore. Read More »

Amazon Echo could be recording your conversations secretly

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Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record an OR family's private conversation and send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle. In a statement, Amazon said: "Amazon takes privacy very seriously". "Unplug that device now", the colleague said. Alexa then asked aloud if they wanted to send a message to that contact and heard "right" in more background conversation. Read More »

Petrol price crosses Rs 85 in Mumbai, no relief in sight

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The petrol and diesel prices in state capital Thiruvananthapuram has gone up by 38 and 24 paise respectively. Not only this, the crude oil prices are expected to increase further over the next six months, and their effect will clearly reflect on the domestic petrol and diesel prices. Read More »

Pusha-T's 'DAYTONA' Cover Art Features Whitney Houston's Drug-Littered Bathroom

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After hearing the price, over the phone at 1 a.m., the G.O.O.D. The photo was taken at Whitney's home in 2006 after an alleged drug and alcohol binge. Pusha says he didn't want to pay for the new image, so Kanye paid for it himself. I said, 'Hey, I don't want to pay for that. Houston died at age 48 in 2012, accidentally drowning in a bathtub with additional complications of heart disease and cocaine use. Read More »

Alabama women fall in national championship match

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The last time Arizona's women won the national championship was in 2000. Moresco had a birdie putt that could have forced extra holes, but it narrowly missed and Nordaas converted her par to halve the hole and win the match. John VanDerLaan of Florida Southern College won the individual national title with a 54-hole total of 17-under 199. "I'm like, 'Great. If he sees the mistake, he knows what can go wrong and we can go fix it.' So, I like having his eyes on me". Read More »

Russian oligarch quits board of his sanctioned aluminum giant

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Since then, Deripaska has moved to reduce his role in the companies that he manages, including resigned from the board of Rusal, Russia's largest aluminum producer, to alleviate sanctions pressure. Treasury is also giving those with existing contracts with Rusal and its entities until October to wind down and comply with sanctions. "The company may not be able to maintain its operating performance at a certain level required to service and repay its indebtedness and that may result in ... Read More »

Almost 42 million expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend

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Henry Schulson, the Creative Discovery Museum's executive director, said that while gas prices are up, they're still well below record highs of a decade ago of more than $4 per gallon. Quick acceleration, braking and speeding can cut gas mileage by 10% to 40% in stop-and-go traffic, according to FuelEconomy.gov . Travelers can also dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions on I-90 and other roads. Read More »

Should NFL players be made to stand for the national anthem?

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Last season, the NFL ran into loads of controversy as more and more players chose to kneel for the national anthem. In turn, the clubs have room to penalize players, but Mara's co-tenant at MetLife Stadium, Jets ' acting owner Christopher Johnson , said he won't fine players who protest . Read More »

Latest Census Data Show Major Growth In Texas

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Frisco , north of Dallas , had a net gain of 13,470 residents. The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities a year ago as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today. Read More »

Iowa gubernatorial candidate accused of misconduct

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Sharon Wegner of Des Moines, attorney Jessica Millage of Des Moines and a third woman, who requested to remain unnamed for fear of retaliation in the workplace, told The Des Moines Register Boulton had subjected them to sexual harassment. Read More »

Progressland Memorial Day Services

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Services will be broadcast live on WBLF AM Radio. Sunday, May 27 , Memorial Day services will be held at the outlying cemeteries. There will then be a drawing for a gun raffle at 3 p.m. The event will conclude with Col. Tom Motel playing Taps. The event is free and all are invited to enjoy and participate in this tribute to honor veterans. Read More »

Three women's rights activists arrested as Saudi Arabia continues its crackdown

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Government officials were not immediately available to comment. At 2:30pm on May 15, Hathloul's house was raided and she was arrested in her bedroom, according to Alqst, a Saudi human rights group based in London. On June 24, when Saudi women will be allowed to get behind the wheel for the first time, there will be countrywide celebrations and global adulation of MBS's reformist ways. Read More »

Lee Westwood is Bjorn again in Ryder Cup role

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If you imagine there is something of a green hue around the Ryder Cup of recent years, it is because it is true: the influence of the Irish, on the course and off it, has manifested itself in such a manner that the historic, somewhat emotional associations of the past - of Christy Junior's two-iron at The Belfry, of Eamonn Darcy and Philip Walton's rearguard singles heroics - have been replaced by more tangible factors. Read More »

Battlefield V Confirms World War II Setting, First Details

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They've already confirmed that there will not be any loot boxes, cosmetic or otherwise, and that you won't have to pay for any new maps or modes, and there isn't a "premium pass" system. Perhaps the biggest announcement was that there will be no "premium pass" for Battlefield V , and instead all major DLC content will be free to all players. Read More »

Solo: A Star Wars Story coasts on nostalgia

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Don't hesitate, it's vital. " Solo: A Star Wars Story " is expected to send the box office into hyper-space this weekend. Actor Donald Glover is pictured attending " Solo: A Star Wars Story" New York Premiere on May 21, 2018 in New York City. Read More »