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People European Union concerned about added U.S. sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 European Union concerned about added U.S. sanctions on Iran

They also said they were concerned by the United States decision "not to fully renew waivers for nuclear non-proliferation projects in the framework of the JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action]" - the title of the nuclear deal. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, for his part, warned that the recent host of USA economic sanctions, a part of Washington strategy to counter Iranian malicious behavior, risks stoking internal tensions.

Author: 0 Boeing says safety review corroborated its findings on a 737 MAX sensor

Berkshire Hathaway owns significant stakes in the four of the largest USA airline carriers, including Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, according to CNBC. Tajer said that even though his airline had installed the optional feature and so had a functional warning light, American Airlines pilots are still unhappy at what he described as newly discovered "misdirection" by Boeing.

Author: 0 ‘Tariff Man Is Back’: Stock Futures Sink on Trump Trade Tweets

The president is well-known for ramping up the rhetoric in trade negotiations, and has previously said he can only secure new trade deals by threatening or imposing tariffs on trading partners. Investors took fright at a worsening of the dispute between the world's biggest economies, with the United States president vowing to hike tariffs this week on $200bn of Chinese products.

People Bolsonaro cancels NY gala trip as sponsors withdraw
Author: 0 Bolsonaro cancels NY gala trip as sponsors withdraw

Because of Bolsonaro's past racist and misogynist remarks, organizers saw multiple venues refuse to host the event. "2019 Person of the Year Awards Gala Dinner", Bain said. The event organisers noted Bolsonaro's decision to skip the ceremony on their website, but have not rescinded the award to the Brazilian president, who holds extreme anti-LGBT views , calls himself a " proud homophobe " and one stated he'd rather his son be dead than gay .

People Trump calls Putin and talks of 'Russian Hoax'
Author: 0 Trump calls Putin and talks of 'Russian Hoax'

Officials said Pompeo would laud US reductions in greenhouse gas emissions despite leaving the Paris agreement, although critics argue those reductions are the result of policies enacted before Trump took office and could be reversed. In a video message posted Saturday on Twitter, Pompeo said that during an April visit to Cucuta, Colombia, on the Venezuelan border, he'd seen "first hand the misery that Maduro's created, with the Russians' and Cubans' help".

People Muslims welcoming holy month of Ramadan
Author: 0 Muslims welcoming holy month of Ramadan

Millions of Muslims on Sunday will offer their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih, which will then continue throughout the holy month. Otherwise, Ramadan fasting will carry on for 30 days and Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 5. "Of course we can because Islam is a practical religion", she said, noting the flexibility during Ramadan for expectant and nursing mothers and travellers.

People Joe Biden says Theresa May has expressed concern over US-UK relations
Author: 0 Joe Biden says Theresa May has expressed concern over US-UK relations

SC hosts the South's first presidential primary and is the first state in the Democratic nominating process where black voters wield considerable influence. The plan includes a number of antitrust proposals, including breaking up existing agriculture monopolies and placing a moratorium on future mergers between big agriculture companies.

People Month of Ramadan fasting for many Muslims begins Monday
Author: 0 Month of Ramadan fasting for many Muslims begins Monday

Canada's Muslim Association (MAC) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) traditionally follow the Fiqh Council of North America for guidance on the dates of Ramadan and Eid. During Ramadan , strict restraints are placed on the daily life of a Muslim. Breaking the fast in the evening is called "Iftar" where a feast is spread.

People United States sends strike group to Middle East in rebuke to Iran
Author: 0 United States sends strike group to Middle East in rebuke to Iran

He says the US isn't looking to go to war with Iran but that it's fully prepared to respond to any attack. Last Wednesday a group of senior Albanian government officials visited aboard the Lincoln as it sailed in the Adriatic. "[Islamic Jihad] was established by Iran, financed by Iran, and does what Iran wants it to do, ' Amidror said, adding that the Iranian idea is that "Israel will be busy focusing on Gaza and not have enough energy to deal with the building up of an independent war ...

People Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs
Author: 0 Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs

Islamic Jihad accused Israel of delaying implementation of previous understandings brokered by Egypt in an effort to end violence and ease blockaded Gaza's economic hardship. The attack on his vehicle was the first such killing by Israel of a top militant since the war five years ago. An Israeli airstrike also killed a Hamas commander, who Israel says was responsible for funneling money from Iran to the militants.

People 'Tentative Date' for Mueller's House Panel Testimony
Author: 0 'Tentative Date' for Mueller's House Panel Testimony

President Donald Trump is going after House Democrats on Twitter Sunday afternoon, amidst reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to a specific date - May 15th - on which he will testify before the House Judiciary Committee.

People At least 13 die in plane fire at Moscow airport
Author: 0 At least 13 die in plane fire at Moscow airport

Russian state TV showed a plane landing with its tail ablaze. The Aeroflot plane made an emergency landing following a fire on board soon after takeoff from Russia's capital to the Arctic city of Murmansk. Kristian Kostov, a former Bulgarian Eurovision contestant, has posted on social media about witnessing the incident. Data from tracking website Flightradar24 appears to confirm reports the emergency landing happened about 30 minutes after take-off.

People Cross-party Brexit deal must be binding, Rory Stewart warns
Author: 0 Cross-party Brexit deal must be binding, Rory Stewart warns

Speaking to reporters afterwards, she said there had been progress in the weeks of talks between the Conservatives and Labour to find a Brexit deal which passes parliamentary muster. Whilst we're doing that and we think we're gaining an understanding of our different positions and where we can reach some compromise, in the wings, if you like, are all the leadership candidates virtually threatening to tear up whatever deal that we do.

People Narendra Modi will remain PM even after LS polls: Vivek Oberoi
Author: 0 Narendra Modi will remain PM even after LS polls: Vivek Oberoi

Addressing a presser at the party headquarters, Rahul said Modi is facing certain defeat in polls and is using "national security" to distract people from real issues like unemployment and farm crisis for which he has no answers. In a huge diplomatic victory for India , the UN Sanctions Committee on May 1 designated Azhar a global terrorist after China lifted its hold on a proposal to ban him.

People North Korea cuts rations after worst harvest in a decade
Author: 0 North Korea cuts rations after worst harvest in a decade

Since January, rations have been reduced to 300 grams per person per day, compared with 380 grams at the same time previous year. The U.N. said that annually, 11 million people, or 43 percent of North Korea's population, are undernourished.

People Nadler Threatens Barr With Contempt If He Doesn't Agree to 'Counter Offer'
Author: 0 Nadler Threatens Barr With Contempt If He Doesn't Agree to 'Counter Offer'

Barr's defenders say the attorney general followed Justice Department regulations and had no choice but to make a legal determination about a question Mueller had left unanswered. Barr, who was appointed by Trump in February, testified on Wednesday for four hours to the Senate Judiciary Committee. This threatens to undermine a central objective for which the department appointed the special counsel: "to assure full public confidence in the outcome of the investigations".

People Thousands march in Poland to remember Holocaust victims
Author: 0 Thousands march in Poland to remember Holocaust victims

Ceremonies were held at schools, public institutions and army bases across the country to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. "But political forces where anti-Semitism and racism are part of their language, their ideology, can never be our allies".

People Man Accused Of Murdering Ashton Kutcher’s Date Goes On Trial
Author: 0 Man Accused Of Murdering Ashton Kutcher’s Date Goes On Trial

On February 21, 2001, the body of Ashley Ellerin was discovered at her home in the Hollywood Hills. In 2008, Gargiulo attempted to stab a neighbor to death in Santa Monica, but she was able to escape. Her attacker plunged a knife into her body 17 times but, despite the awful gashes to her chest, shoulder and right arm, Murphy courageously fought back.

People Ramadan: Sultan directs Muslims to look for New Moon
Author: 0 Ramadan: Sultan directs Muslims to look for New Moon

The Bahrain News Agency also said that the Moon sighting panel will convene again tomorrow night (May 5) at the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (SCIA) headquarters. It will continue for a month, that is, until the first week of June. Besides, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that the moon is likely to be sighted on May 6 and the holy month is expected to commence on May 7.

People Sri Lanka blasts: No record to show bombers visited Kashmir, say officials
Author: 0 Sri Lanka blasts: No record to show bombers visited Kashmir, say officials

It would be worthwhile to re-jog memories to times when a group of grassroots jihadists in NY, declared as incompetent by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, had successfully attacked the World Trade Center, then different groups of returning jihadists had used their skills to launch awful attacks in Indonesia and in Australia, and more recently in Brussels, Paris and other countries of Europe.

People Donald Trump: Spying on My Campaign 'Bigger than Watergate'
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Spying on My Campaign 'Bigger than Watergate'

Trump and his allies for their spying claims", the New York Times story reads. The story said in September 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation dispatched a woman to meet with then-Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos to gather information on allegations that the Trump campaign was colluding with Russian Federation to alter the outcome of the presidential election.

People Assange says he will fight U.S. extradition request Featured
Author: 0 Assange says he will fight U.S. extradition request Featured

By which he is accused of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer wikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday that he would not agree to be extradited to the United States. Brandon said the pair had "engaged in real-time discussions regarding Chelsea Manning's dissemination of confidential records to Mr Assange". "He explained the documents supposedly downloaded from a categorized us computer comprised 90,000 action reports by the war in Afghanistan", 400,000 ...

People World Press Freedom Day 2019 celebrated worldwide
Author: 0 World Press Freedom Day 2019 celebrated worldwide

It marked the first time in 14 years that no journalists were behind bars in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported. We pay tribute to those journalists who work tirelessly in pursuit of truth, often at risk to their own safety and in some cases their lives.

People One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in IL
Author: 0 One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in IL

Steve Lenzi, spokesman for the Waukegan Fire Department, said at the scene around midnight "there is very heavy damage" from "fire and structural damage indicative of an explosion". "Fire personnel were able to work with plant management to determine how many, if any victims were missing", Lenzi added. Anthony Madonia, an attorney for AB Specialty Silicones, said one of the men who did not make it out of the plant was a partial owner of the company.

People Over a million evacuated as Cyclone Fani makes landfall in eastern India
Author: 0 Over a million evacuated as Cyclone Fani makes landfall in eastern India

Cyclone Fani , one of the strongest storms, struck West Bengal and Odisha on Friday, unleashing heavy rain and storm that gusted up to 175 kmph, leading to the death of at least 9 people. "Destruction is unimaginable. Puri is devastated", Odisha's special relief commissioner, Bishnupada Sethi, told Reuters, adding that 116 people were reported injured across the state.

People US Senate fails to override Trump's veto of Yemen resolution
Author: 0 US Senate fails to override Trump's veto of Yemen resolution

But most Republican lawmakers objected to using Congress' war powers to end what amounts to a support operation. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt. Washington provides logistic support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen - assistance that experts say is vital to the kingdom's military campaign there.

People Trump says he'll 'monitor the censorship' on social media sites
Author: 0 Trump says he'll 'monitor the censorship' on social media sites

Joker's Wild game show host, dinner party colleague of Martha Stewart, frequent film actor and rapper Snoop Dogg has issued an Instagram post decrying the ban of Louis Farrakhan from Facebook and Instagram. "Today's announcement from Facebook is a step in the right direction", said Cristina Lopez G., deputy director for extremism at non-profit watchdog group Media Matters for America.

People Sen. Michael Bennet announces he's running for president
Author: 0 Sen. Michael Bennet announces he's running for president

Michael Bennet (D-CO) discussed the state of the Democratic Party heading into the 2020 primary. Bennet, who has served in the Senate since 2009, is a moderate Democrat who describes himself as a "pragmatic idealist". "A process like this is long overdue in the Democratic party". Indeed, in a 4-minute launch video released Thursday morning, Bennet positioned himself as a truth teller willing to level with voters.

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