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Donald Trump announces United States pulling out of Iran nuclear deal in hours


Suspected Iranian military positions were hit by new strikes Tuesday shortly after Israel ordered citizens to take shelter and President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw from a nuclear deal with Iran . Both Merkel and Macron also traveled to Washington in recent weeks to have similar conversations with Trump. U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder: "I'm disappointed by President Trump's haphazard and reckless announcement that gives up our nuclear inspection capabilities and ... Read More »

Russian foreign ministry says disappointed by Trump's Iran decision


Here are some important effects of Trump's announcement. It's over. The Iran Deal is over . The US president explained his decision by saying that that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) did not prevent Tehran from enriching uranium, and it put the Middle East on the path of a nuclear arms race . Read More »

ABC blindsided by cuts


She said the decision would make it very hard for the ABC to meet its charter requirements and audience expectations. Ms Guthrie said the ABC would continue to oppose the decision and "seek every opportunity to reverse the cuts in the coming months before they take effect". Read More »

Israel on Syria alert as Trump quits deal


Reuters news agency cited a commander loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad as saying the Israeli strike caused no casualties. The company had earlier reported "explosions" within the southern suburb, whereas state tv broadcast pictures of fires within the space focused by the strikes. Read More »

Djibouti backs Morocco's decision to cut ties with Iran


Polisario fought a guerrilla war for independence until a UN-backed cease-fire was established in 1991. Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said Tuesday that his government had proof that the Lebanese Hezbollah group, which is supported by Iran, has been providing training and financial support to Polisario fighters since 2016. Read More »

South Africa won't support Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup


The SAFA's boss Danny Jordaan last month let it that Morocco's bid is that of the African continent. Last month‚ a Moroccan delegation comprising celebrated former Senegal and Liverpool striker El Hadji Diouf and former Cameroonian goalkeeper Joseph-Antoine Bell visited Safa's head office to lobby for support for the 2026 bid. Read More »

Environmental regulators issue air quality warning for New Orleans area


Officials say children and elderly adults should avoid prolonged outdoor activities. Stagnant air and increased ozone levels have resulted in the issuance of an Air Quality Action Day by the National Weather Service. It can cause respiratory problems and congestion. Refuel your vehicle, mow grass and use gas powered lawn equipment and off road vehicles after 6 p.m. Read More »

S Korea says North has proposed new air route


North Korea has been confirmed to be pushing for a new global flight route passing through South Korean airspace. Two officials from the International Civil Aviation Organization, or ICAO, left Beijing for Pyongyang on Monday. He was using abbreviations to refer to the flight information regions of each country. If established, the new route would be an air traffic highway for any flight passing through the two countries' airspace, according to a South Korean government official. Read More »

Australian Government Budgets $500k for Blockchain Research


The budget also included $13.1 million over four years to enhance the Australian War Memorial's (AWM) digitisation program. The government past year passed legislation allowing the department to employ automated software systems to make decisions on veterans' entitlements as part of an increased emphasis on digital service delivery. Read More »

Federal spending proposal would cuts billions


The Trump administration is targeting $15 billion left unspent from previous budget years as a way of trimming federal spending. These are among the more than 30 programs the White House is proposing to Congress for "rescission", which involves pulling back funds that were previously authorized, according to The Washington Post . Read More »

Illinois Counties Embraces 'Sanctuary' Policy For Gun Owners


David Campbell, vice chairman of the Effingham County Board, says at least 20 IL counties and local officials in OR and Washington have asked for copies of Effingham County's resolution. Sign up for our daily newsletters here. "We want people to understand we're for the Second Amendment, we don't want Springfield dictating things to us because they do plenty now", said Commissioner Bob Elmore. Read More »

Hungarian President Ader recommends Orban as PM


Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside parliament to protest against what they believe is Orban's growing authoritarianism, and widespread corruption. One of his first steps is likely to be a constitutional clause preventing the "settlement of alien population". He said any organisation involved in the migration issue would have to seek clearance from national security authorities. Read More »

Missing Alexandria Man Might Have Been In Wahpeton

He purchased fuel in Wahpeton, ND on Monday morning. Authorities add his most recent cell phone ping is in Wilkin County, but the phone is usually turned off. 545UUA, 1998 Chevrolet Silverado, teal green in color with darker green graphics and a tonneau cover and grille guard. Anyone with information on Harstad's whereabouts is urged to call the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 320-762-8151 or dial 911. Read More »

Embiid has no chill when discussing scuffle with Rozier

Redick's face during a drive. Morris was not the only Celtic to anger Embiid, who was involved in an altercation with Terry Rozier earlier in the game. "That's all it is". Both Embiid and Morris were extremely successful players during their time with the Jayhawks, and both became first-round picks. "For somebody to try to frustrate him and get under his skin, I think he's just going to throw it down harder", Simmons said . Read More »

World Bank denies reports of Nawaz Sharif laundering $5 billion to India


The reports further claimed that the injection of such an amount into India's foreign reserves resulted in an increase in their resources for which Pakistan is still suffering. The Pakistan SC had, on July 28 previous year, disqualified Sharif from holding the office of the prime minister and had asked the NAB to file references against the Sharif family in connection with corruption cases against them. Read More »

Philippine tourism secretary resigns over conflict of interest accusations


President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the resignation of Wanda Tulfo-Teo as secretary of the Department of Tourism (DOT), Malacañang said Tuesday, May 8. "Secretary Teo wishes to express her gratitude to all those who have stood by her in her trying times - her immediate family and her official DOT Family", Topacio stressed. Read More »

Georgia governor signs PTSD medical marijuana bill into law


However, state law still bans the growing, buying, or transporting of marijuana, which means patients have no way of obtaining it. State lawmakers shut down an expansion to the program in February which would have legalized the harvesting and distribution of cannabis oil. Read More »

Dual citizenship makes Labor senator Katy Gallagher ineligible, High Court rules


The five justices all concurred that there was no such irremediable impediment for Gallagher. The High Court's precedent could also prompt the resignation of four other parliamentary members, Susan Lamb, Justine Keay, Josh Wilson and Rebekha Sharkie, who were dual citizens when they were elected in 2016, and must prove they took adequate steps to renounce their status. Read More »

Mother, 2 kids killed in fiery crash on I-95


The interstate was closed in the area but later reopened. According to the State Patrol, Lawson was driving a 2000 Buick Century southbound on Highway 59, and veered into oncoming traffic, striking a 2016 Hyundai Sonata driven by Kipkosgei. Read More »

Lawmakers advance plan to increase medical marijuana research for veterans


Jeff Miller, a strong proponent of expanding private care for veterans; and acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, a former Pentagon undersecretary who was appointed by Trump to the acting position. Legislation has been introduced in the House to make the program permanent and revamp it to lean more heavily on private sector providers. The bill also is under consideration by the U.S. Read More »

Turkish Court Rules US Pastor to Remain in Jail


Lankford told Fox News U.S. officials believe Brunson was caught in the crackdown by accident, but now Turkey has accused him of aiding the coup attempt, without any evidence, apparently to gain "some sort of leverage against the United States ". Read More »

Vicepresident's Brother Captures GOP Residence Primary in Indiana


House seat. Greg Pence, the brother of Vice President Mike Pence, will run for Congress in IN on the Republican ticket in November after he won the primary in Indiana's 6th congressional district on Tuesday. Should he prevail as expected in November's mid-term elections in the conservative in district that his brother represented for a decade, the political novice Pence will provide President Donald Trump's administration with a valuable personal ally in the House of Representatives. Read More »

Ex-CIA officer charged with intending to pass secrets to China


Lee is not a Chinese spy", MacMahon told reporters in February. He says Lee is a loyal American who served in the U.S. military and worked at the Central Intelligence Agency. Lee admitted to preparing the document in response to taskings from the IO during voluntary interviews with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. After being under investigation for more than five years, Lee was arrested in January at JFK International Airport in NY. Read More »

Putin has lost the leadership, Netanyahu is the 26th


The magazine pointed out that Duterte was elected Philippine president "on the strength of a campaign that promised execution of drug dealers and other criminals". Russian President Vladimir Putin (No. 2) has been knocked out of the top spot, a title that he held for four consecutive years. Putin is now number two. Read More »

Speaker Paul Ryan and House Chaplain Hope to Move Forward After Controversy


Capitol Police officers who lost their lives in the line on duty, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Later, Ryan swore Conroy in again, a step that was needed because the chaplain had already resigned. When Ryan was asked if he thought they could put the controversy behind them, he responded "absolutely". "Father Pat and I had a good cup of coffee this morning". Read More »

S Korea May Relax Cryptocurrency Regulations under New Governor


His nomination was passed on to the FSS by the South Korean Financial Services Commission (FSC), an agency that falls under the FSS. Yoon is a visiting professor of economics at the Seoul University and is known to be as a reform-minded type of activist and has experience of working in the bureaucratic circle in the country. Read More »

South Korea's financial watchdogs to consider relaxing crypto regulations


The Korea Time news outlet stated that Governor Yoon Suk-heun said the country's top financial regulator will consider relaxing cryptocurrency regulations . We can figure them out but gradually", he said. Previously retail traders were prohibited from using anonymous accounts and had to supply real name and bank account information for greater transparency and to prevent money laundering and criminal activity. Read More »

SC lands graduate transfer Tre Campbell from Georgetown


His 2016-17 campaign was marred by a knee injury suffered in a bus accident involving the team in February of 2017. Campbell joins USC by way of Georgetown, where he produced mixed results over three seasons. Martin announced in late April that former point guard Rakym Felder would not return to school after missing the 2017-18 season, but the program will return Hassani Gravett add a few guard options in this year's recruiting class. Read More »

Saskatchewan government announces Emergency Preparedness Week


It will allow Saskatchewan residents to receive critical alerts about life-threatening emergencies, such as a tornado, wildfire, flood or Amber Alerts, directly on their smartphones. On May 9 at 1:55 p.m. the Saskatchewan government is issuing a public test to all alerting platforms - radio, TV, text message alerts, and alerts on the SaskAlert app and website - to all areas in the province. Read More »

'Outsider' Braun wins Senate primary

Mike Braun, a businessman and former state representative, has won Indiana's Republican primary, CNN projects, and is set to face Democratic Sen. All three candidates claim they are fully supportive of President Trump's agenda, and all three vowed to be able to beat Democrat incumbent Senator Joe Donnelly in the fall. Read More »

Republicans fret over West Virginia as 4 states hold primaries

North Carolina Republicans weighed in on Rep. Robert Pittenger, who faced a primary challenger who nearly upset him two years ago. The problem, as shown by Roy Moore in Alabama, is that while the Republican primary base seems to love a insane, blow-it-all-up villain character, general election voters often don't. Read More »

DeWine, Cordray up in latest poll for OH governor's race


Governor] and I are focused on the "kitchen table" issues that most people in OH are most concerned about, and how they face their economic futures, access to affordable healthcare, better education and training for themselves and their children and spreading out economic opportunity so that everybody has a chance in OH", he said. Read More »