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Ramaphosa unhappy with Trump's decision to pull out of Iran nuclear deal

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This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Expert. Russian diplomats did not see reason for rupture. With Europe remaining a party to the JCPOA, European companies doing business with Iran , Irish ones included, could end up facing US sanctions. The Croatian ministry said: "Along with key security aspects of the global non-proliferation architecture and of regional and European security and stability, the JCPOA has opened up ... Read More »

Visclosky blasts Trump decision to abandon Iran nuclear agreement

India today reacted cautiously to US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying all the parties involved should engage constructively to resolve issues. It also reiterated its strong support for the Iran Nuclear Agreement and pointed out that this had "limited Iran's nuclear programme so that the latter could not produce a bomb, in return for the lifting of most of the USA and global sanctions against it". Read More »

USGS: Potential for Explosive Volcanic Eruption Rises on Hawaii's Big Island

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Some residents worry the lava could ignite the flammable gas and cause a major explosion. Gov. David Ige has issued a supplemental emergency proclamation for the 2018 Kilauea eruption that, among other emergency management functions, establishes lines of authority that will enable a more comprehensive response to changing and unpredictable risks posed by the current eruption. Read More »

Google Assistant's New Voices Are Now Live

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As ever, Google isn't limiting its service to just one set of users: Businesses can benefit from Duplex by allowing customers to book through Google Assistant , while customers can call businesses to inquire about information or an appointment. Read More »

Syria shoots down dozens of Israeli missiles

As previously reported , around midnight in many Israeli settlements located on the Golan heights , a siren sounded warning of a possible rocket or mortar attack. Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal has added to tensions and led to a new level of uncertainty over how Iran will respond. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Moscow on May 9 to meet with President Vladimir Putin and discuss military coordination in Syria. Read More »

Kejriwal's nephew arrested in PWD fake bills scam case

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Vinay Bansal is the son of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's late brother-in-law, Surender Bansal. According to the party, Mr. Vinay Bansal was a dormant partner in the company which is being investigated by the ACB. The AAP has called the arrest as vendetta politics. "After having failed to find anything against Arvind Kejriwal, his MLAs and his ministers, Modi govt stoops low to target Kejriwal's relatives". Read More »

Transfer of US Embassy to Jerusalem violates global law

Small in size, it will initially occupy part of the consular workspace pending planning and construction of a purpose-built embassy, a long-term project according to the US State Department. The Paraguayan statements did not indicate if Cartes would go to Israel for the ceremony. They will receive consular services at the Consulate offices of the Palestinian authority, including the Erez crossing. Read More »

At least 21 killed after dam burst in western Kenya

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Samuel Gachobe, who represents the area in Parliament, said the government was trying to identify the missing, and was providing food, blankets, bedding and medical care to people who had fled. Kenya's government said Wednesday that the ongoing torrential rains have killed 132 people and displaced more than 220,000 people in 32 counties since March. Read More »

Late-Night Thunderstorm Hits UP, 12 Killed

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Uttar Pradesh was the hardest hit with 80 deaths, a lot of them in Agra district. The thunderstorm was followed by a hailstorm that caused more damage to human lives, livestock, and crop. The Relief Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said that teams of disaster management have been rushed in these districts to speed up the relief and rescue operations. Read More »

US Republicans, Democrats feel out voters' mood as four states hold primaries

In a state where Trump claimed his largest margin of victory in 2016, Republican voters heeded warnings from the president and his allies in Washington against supporting Blankenship. As the Charlotte Observer notes, McCready is "one of nine Democratic challengers with a six-figure fundraising advantage over a GOP incumbent, according to the Center for Responsive Politics ". Read More »

Govt should disapprove United States decision of withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal: CPM

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Elsewhere, shortly after Trump's Tuesday announcement , the European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, urged solidarity in the rest of the global community outside the United States . Those deals might not happen now that the USA has imposed sanctions on Iran again. Major companies in the USA and Europe could be hurt, too. Certain exemptions are to be negotiated, but Mr Mnuchin refused to discuss what products might qualify. Read More »

Rahul day-dreaming of becoming PM in 2019: Modi

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Randeep Surjewala alleged that the Prime Minister does not act with regard to Yeddyurappa, against whom as many as 15 cases of corruption are pending before the Supreme Court. This is the philosophy of the Congress. You (voters) be alert. Javadekar alleged in Bengaluru that Naidu was behind the "racket" and that the BJP had exposed it. Read More »

Hot & Sunny - But Just For 1 Day

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In the short-term, expect another day with above average temperatures. The forecast seems to be drying out with only a few leftover rain showers to contend with. The immediate coastline (say, east of the Parkway) might get stuck in the upper 60s. We'll still have some clouds overhead for Monday night , and some fog will probably form as well. Read More »

White House mystery solved over what happened to Macron's gifted oak tree

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If you cast your mind back to last week, you might remember Donald Trump was gifted an oak tree by French President Emmanuel Macron . A pale patch of grass now covers the spot. It's standard policy for plants and animals brought into USA territory. Le Gal said during the interview that Macron had managed to discourage Trump from pulling the plug on the Iran deal by saying the two "have a very good relationship". Read More »

Lt. Craig Lehner remembered on state Police Officers' Memorial in Albany

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Wednesday night's service, held at the officer memorial at Lake Lawn Cemetery in Metairie , honored surviving family members of the fallen officers and included a helicopter fly over and a candlelight vigil. Next week marks National Police Week , and similar ceremonies have been taking place across Georgia. On May 15 each year, the Fraternal Order of Police and the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary host a ceremony on the west steps of the U.S. Read More »

Siddaramaiah uttered the truth: PM Modi on K'taka CM's gaffe

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The government will also send the message of how it has chosen the right path and is striving to achieve the goal. This is simply nothing but arrogance.To remove Modi , there are big meetings being held. No doubt that some efforts at forming yet another "front" are being explored (at least two have flopped in the past), but they appear to be floundering over whether to include the Congress in the fold. Read More »

$0.71 required for vote-by-mail ballot returns

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Sample ballots for the June 5 election are in the mail and expected to arrive shortly. Since I am not going to run for reelection, this June primary and the November general elections are going to be the last elections I will help with, it's been an honor to serve our county. Read More »

Iran is implementing nuclear-related commitments

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The agreement lifted sanctions on Iran in return for a promise to suspend its nuclear weapons programme and undergo stringent monitoring and inspections of its remaining nuclear facilities and capabilities. Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry, yesterday said China would remain "in close communication with all relevant parties" and remain committed to upholding and implementing the JCPOA with an "objective, impartial and responsible attitude". Read More »

Donald Trump's Decision To Ditch Iran Nuclear Deal A "Mistake": Emmanuel Macron

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The statement said Pakistan believes that global treaties and agreements concluded through painstaking negotiations are sacrosanct. In announcing the U.S. Why did the United States withdraw? Germany, France and Britain, in a joint statement, decried the US decision and pledged to uphold the nuclear deal together with Tehran despite Washington's departure. Read More »

Saudi FM: Riyadh Will Develop Nuclear Arms if Iran Does

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But in a move that defied pleas from near allies, Trump said he would attempt to reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran, simplifying concerns concerning the ongoing future of the supply-cutting arrangement between OPEC members and allies for example Russian Federation. Read More »

Football fans love the tweet Southampton have sent about Swansea hotel situation

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When Southampton squeaked a vital 0-1 away win over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday evening, they did so after having their pre-match preparations fiddled with in a number of semi-suspicious ways. The game is up, however, for West Brom, which can not escape the bottom three heading into the final weekend. Now, after coming out victorious, Southampton have trolled the hotel over the incident . Read More »

The Justice Hall of Mirrors

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Nunes' Intelligence Committee has been looking into allegations the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in their scrutiny of the Trump campaign. The Justice Department, though, has previously told Nunes in a letter that it "is not in a position to provide information responsive to your request regarding a specific individual". Read More »

Oil prices push higher after United States walks away from Iran nuclear deal

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Merkel acknowledged that Iran was, in some respects, a destabilizing force in the Middle East. For Pedrood the whole nuclear deal reminds him of an old Persian idiom. Iran needs to preserve its nuclear programme because the country will need 20,000 megawatts of electricity in the next few years, he added . Convening in Iran's parliament - the Majlis - conservative MPs literally set a copy of the landmark agreement on fire. Read More »

Trump, Xi Agree Sanctions Should Continue on N. Korea

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Kim reaffirmed his commitment to dismantling his nuclear weapons program if "relevant parties abolish their hostile policies and remove security threats against" his country, China's Xinhua news agency said, a remark apparently directed at the U.S. Read More »

Thunder forward Paul George undergoes left knee scope

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According to The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears , George underwent knee surgery on an ailing left knee on Wednesday and will be forced to sit out basketball activities for six-to-eight weeks. It was not publicly known what George was having done until the Thunder's statement. George has a player option for $20.7 million for this season, but is expected to decline it to become one of the offseason's most highly pursued free agents. Read More »

Oil hits 3-1/2 year high after US quits Iran deal

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Before worldwide sanctions were lifted following the nuclear deal in late 2015, Iran's crude exports stood at just one million barrels per day, mostly to Asia and European countries. Oil prices made key gains after Trump's announcement with Brent crude rising 2.4 percent to over $76.5 a barrel and U.S. crude trading above $70 early Wednesday. Read More »

Iran: Trump doesn't have 'mental capacity' to deal with issues

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United States president Donald Trump announces his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement. He declared he was making the world safer, but he also deepened his isolation on the world stage and revived doubts about American credibility with a rationale that contradicted the analyses of US and foreign intelligence sources. Read More »

Saudi ready to raise oil supply after United States pullout from Iran deal

Iran's oil exports were reduced by more than 1m barrels a day between 2012 and 2015 amid sanctions from the USA and European Union to force Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear programme. "You need to work with your partners in dealing with any potential effect on supply", the OPEC source said. But a drop in Iranian exports due to US sanctions, plus supply disruptions in other OPEC members, such as Venezuela, could reduce supply more than planned, leading to a potential price spike. Read More »

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR)

The active investment managers in our database now hold: 514,070 shares, down from 531,274 shares in 2017Q3. Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly And Six-Month Performance: Taking a look at the performance of MOS stock, an investor will come to know that the weekly performance for this stock valued at -2.79%, resulting in a performance for the month at 6.57%. Read More »

More Evacuations In Hawaii As New Volcanic Fissures Spew Dangerous Gases & Lava

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Image acquired May 6 shows fissures and lava flows, in yellow. Authorities ordered almost 2,000 residents to leave two communities in the mostly rural district of Puna on Hawaii's Big Island last Thursday. But the flow of lava is not constant. But he was forced to evacuate after the new fissures emerged, including one just a mile away. "The way it looks now, I thought I'd try one more time to get my things out", Weigel said. Read More »

Black student reported to YPD for napping in dormitory common room

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After a bit more back and forth, she adds: "I'm not going to be harassed". According to Siyonbola's caption on the video, the same woman called the police on her friend for getting lost in the building a few months ago. There's the twitchy panic that drives someone to call police over a black man holding a toy gun in the toy gun aisle at Walmart, or a black kid holding a toy gun in a park . Read More »

Severe storms possible late this afternoon and evening

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As a refresher, severe weather is a wind gust over 58 miles per hour or hail one inch in diameter or larger. First Alert Weather Day on Thursday for a severe storm chance in the afternoon. These storms will track east and are expected to weaken slightly by the time they arrive into the western part of the 5 On Your Side viewing area after midnight. Read More »

Energy ETFs Heat Up As Oil Tops $70

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US heating oil futures surged to $2.2258 a gallon, the highest since February 2015. India expected to double its crude imports from Iran up to 396,000 bpd (barrel per day) in 2018-19 from about 205,000 bpd in 2017-18, as per the country's Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC). Read More »