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Europe is now the guarantor of the multilateral order, France's President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday, a day after his United States counterpart Donald Trump ditched the landmark Iran nuclear deal. Macron's office said that those talks would also encompass Iran's ballistic missile activities and the main crises in the Middle East. In the wake of Trump's announcement of withdrawal, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country remains committed to the nuclear deal.
  • Trump welcomes three Americans freed by North Korea

    Trump welcomes three Americans freed by North Korea

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    Tony Kim's family released a statement saying "We want to thank all of those who have worked toward and contributed to his return home". Analysts say Kim Jong Un's air travel may be aimed at showing he's a confident, normal leader who meets worldwide standards.
  • Boy Scouts change name to admit girls

    Boy Scouts change name to admit girls

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    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced a name change this week as it moves toward allowing girls into the program . In a statement to ABC, the chief scout executive of the Boy Scouts of America, Michael Surbaugh stated, "As we enter a new era for our organization, it is important that all youth can see themselves in Scouting in every way possible ...
  • Documents detail threats to EPA's Scott Pruitt

    Documents detail threats to EPA's Scott Pruitt

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    A memo to the agency's travel coordinator requesting that Pruitt be seated in first or business class, obtained by the Washington Post and other news organizations through the Freedom of Information Act, shows that Pruitt's security detail wanted him to be seated in an upgrade class due to " lashing out from passengers" on full flights where his security wasn't easily accessible to him.
  • Dani Evans in 19th at Badminton Horse Trials after dressage

    Dani Evans in 19th at Badminton Horse Trials after dressage

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    But the day belonged to Jonelle Price, who is originally from Nelson. "Molly would, if she were a person, come from Swindon (or West Auckland for our NZ followers), be a couple of stone overweight, have several tattoos, wear a too-tight leather jacket over skintight leopard skin trousers, have a boyfriend with an IQ of 10 who is a club bouncer, and four children by four different fathers", Price wrote.
  • High Court refrains from intervening in Panchayat poll date

    High Court refrains from intervening in Panchayat poll date

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    The SEC had moved Supreme Court challenging the High Court order of accepting e-nominations stating that the SEC had done everything in accordance to the provisions of law and that there was no provision in the Panchayat Act to accept nominations via email.
  • Agudath Israel Statement on Exit From the Iranian Nuclear Agreement

    Agudath Israel Statement on Exit From the Iranian Nuclear Agreement

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    The announcement of the summit comes after US President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that the US would withdraw from the accord. "As of today, the IAEA can verify that nuclear liabilities continue to run Iran ", said Amano, adding that the organization "is closely monitoring the development" of the events after the termination of the transaction.
  • Pakistan optimistic about JCPOA despite U.S. withdrawal

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    Pakistan has expressed concern and is apprehensive over the manner that the United States has unilaterally walked out of the 2015 nuclear agreement titled the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) arrived at with Iran, Britain, China, France and Germany.
  • Google's new AI system makes phone calls for you

    Google's new AI system makes phone calls for you

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    Naturally, as explained in a Google Duplex post over on the Google AI blog , there are many challenges to getting a system like this to work, ranging from the complexity of casual, colloquial human speech, through high background noise or distortion on a phone call, and how and if the AI is identified as non-human.
  • Israel Hits Iranian Targets in Syria

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    Israel has repeatedly warned in recent months that it will not accept a permanent Iranian military presence in neighboring Syria . Israel Defense Forces intercepted Iranian rockets fired from Syria into Golan Heights early Thursday, Israeli military officials said .
  • USA embassy moves to Jerusalem - on Twitter

    USA embassy moves to Jerusalem - on Twitter

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    Paraguay's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said this issue is under discussion and Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga will talk about it when there is something tangible. Most countries maintain embassies in Tel Aviv and have balked at moving them until the worldwide legal status of the city has been resolved. According to Israel's foreign ministry, Cartes may attend the opening of the new embassy on May 21 or 22 - accompanied by president elect Mario Abdo Benitez, who is set to assume power in ...
  • PWD scam: Son of Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law arrested by ACB

    PWD scam: Son of Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law arrested by ACB

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    The accused Vinay Bansal has been identified as Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law Surender Bansal's son. It was alleged that a firm associated with Surendra Bansal , the late brother-in-law of Mr Kejriwal, indulged in huge financial irregularities in the construction of drainage system in the national capital.
  • Melania Trump trolled for Be Best campaign, accused of plagiarism

    Melania Trump trolled for Be Best campaign, accused of plagiarism

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    At a White House celebration for military mothers and spouses on Wednesday, President Trump signed a new executive order to promote and increase military spouse hiring across the federal government as part of the administration's ongoing efforts to support military families.
  • Kenya: At least 27 killed after dam burst, say officials

    Kenya: At least 27 killed after dam burst, say officials

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    The Kenya Red Cross said it had rescued 39 people shortly after the dam burst, while several people were feared to be trapped in thick mud which had spilled over from the reservoir - spreading over a radius of just over 1 mile. Avoid becoming a victim of Fake News. And yet weather experts are warning of more heavy rains in the next few days in an unusual departure from traditional weather patterns.
  • Fulton Bank NA Has $2.26 Million Stake in Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY)

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    The company's a year ago sales total was 2.98 Million. Occidental Petroleum Corp now has $62.75 billion valuation . The stock had opened the regular trading at $77.02 and managed a 1.19% price change to reach $78.2 through the close. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY ) stock price rose 29.04 percent over the past one year, while increased 14.56 percent during the past 6 months.
  • Iran is implementing nuclear-related commitments

    Iran is implementing nuclear-related commitments

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    On Wednesday, may 9, said the head of the organization, Yukiya Amano, reports The Times of Israel. "Iran is subject to the world's most robust nuclear verification regime under the JCPOA, which is a significant verification gain", Amano said.
  • Tracking a few strong storms Thursday afternoon

    Tracking a few strong storms Thursday afternoon

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    The primary threats from tonight's storms will be damaging winds and large hail; however, isolated tornadic rotation can not be ruled out, especially for our northernmost counties. The rain will be well east of MI by sunrise, leading to a dry day Thursday. A few showers or storms may drift into the area late this evening and tonight, but our best time for rain and storms will be Thursday afternoon.
  • Death toll rises by 11 in UP dust storm

    Death toll rises by 11 in UP dust storm

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    Lightning, hailstorm and high velocity winds are also wreaking havoc in the state. Another death was reported earlier in the evening from Hathras district, where a 15-year-old boy was struck by lightning while returning from the fields in Mohabbatpura village.
  • Police In New Jersey Save Man From Burning Car

    Police In New Jersey Save Man From Burning Car

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    A subsequent 911 call reported the vehicle was on fire. A caller initially reported a odd noise coming from a vehicle causing a smoke condition. They were forced to drag the driver out as smoke and flame engulfed the vehicle. The incident was captured on police bodycam video. Once outside, he appeared to be okay and was taken to a nearby hospital. Harms and deputy chief Steven Thompson grabbed the man's arm, pulled him out of the vehicle and dragged him away from the auto.
  • +2 results declared, pass percentage at 83.75%

    +2 results declared, pass percentage at 83.75%

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    Kerala will declare the Kerala Class 12th Result 2018 on May 10. The Department declared that the pass percentage for this year's Kerala Plus Two exam is 83.75%. Out of the students that appeared, 3.72 lakh appeared through regular stream, while 69,971 students sat for the open stream exams. Candidates are advised to keep their hall tickets and roll numbers handy as that would be required to log in to the Keralaresults portal along with the date of birth DD-MM-YYYY format.
  • Blankenship concedes West Virginia Senate race

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    That has spurred them to wage an urgent campaign to hold the Senate to protect Trump and his agenda next year. The day's slate of early season elections tested the limits of the anti-establishment fervor that has defined the Trump era. But Tuesday's turnout, where Republicans outvoted Democrats by almost 2-to-1, doesn't bode well for Donnelly. Joe Donnelly, respectively, are among the most vulnerable Democratic senators.
  • Neuer May Miss World Cup

    Neuer May Miss World Cup

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    He has been back in training with Bayern, but Heynckes has told kicker that he won't play in the final Bundesliga game of the season on Saturday against Stuttgart - although he left the door open for Neuer to play some part in the German Cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt on May 19.
  • On Judge Elevation Row, Just-Ice Chelameswar Writes On Chief Justice

    On Judge Elevation Row, Just-Ice Chelameswar Writes On Chief Justice

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    In 2017, Justice Chelameswar had described Justice Joseph as "an outstanding and a highly competent judge" and recorded a dissenting note and objected to his non-elevation to the Supreme Court. While rejecting outright the claims of Prasad, Justice Chelameswar has said that the Collegium should not back down from its recommendations. The recommendation is in limbo with the government sending the file back to the collegium for re-consideration.
  • Australian scientist's final words in Switzerland

    Australian scientist's final words in Switzerland

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    Exit International, a euthanasia advocacy group of which Goodall has been a member for 20 years, raised nearly 20,000 dollars to cover the professor's travel costs to Switzerland. Under Swiss law, a person with "commendable motives" may not cause another person's death, and a person with "selfish motives" may not assist in the death; but the law does not forbid a person with "commendable motives" from assisting someone in taking their own life.
  • MLS All-Star opponent Juventus capture fourth straight Coppa Italia crown

    MLS All-Star opponent Juventus capture fourth straight Coppa Italia crown

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    AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma gifted two goals and Nikola Kalinic added an own-goal in a nightmare 4-0 defeat for the Rossoneri as Juventus claimed a record fourth straight Italian Cup title on Wednesday. But after the interval Benatia headed in past Donnarumma off a Miralem Pjanic corner on 56 minutes, for the first goal conceded by Milan in the Italian Cup this season.
  • San Diego surf glows aqua blue from bioluminescence

    San Diego surf glows aqua blue from bioluminescence

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    It's been affecting the ocean tide since Monday. Bioluminescence occurs when an algae bloom is loaded with "massive numbers of (plankton known as) dinoflagellates , including Lingulodinium polyedra", Scripps Oceanography expert Michael Latz said in a tweet.
  • Abe, Moon seek further N. Korea steps

    Abe, Moon seek further N. Korea steps

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    In the statement, the leaders welcomed the declaration reached during the April 27th inter-Korean summit for the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the establishment of permanent peace in the region. During his meeting with Xi, Kim said the Korean Peninsula's denuclearisation was Pyongyang's "clear and consistent position". Japan has been seeking worldwide support for resolving the issue of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s, along with ...
  • 'Everyone Thinks' I Deserve Nobel Peace Prize

    'Everyone Thinks' I Deserve Nobel Peace Prize

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    Just days after Trump's diplomatic progress with North Korea had some suggesting he should be in the running for a peace prize, the president made a decision to stir up trouble with Iran. Even though there might be flaws, the current deal is better than no deal, European governments are arguing. The Foreign Secretary, who followed TV medic Dr Oz on the show, urged Mr Trump not to "throw the baby out with the bathwater" and work with him to improve the deal.
  • Trump to discuss trade with China's Xi as talks continue

    Trump to discuss trade with China's Xi as talks continue

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    President Donald Trump says he'll speak Tuesday with President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) of China. Mr Liu said at the time that he had three requests for the Trump administration: Establish a new economic dialogue, name a point person on China issues, and hand over a specific list of demands, the person said.
  • Decision 2018: Primary election is one week away

    Decision 2018: Primary election is one week away

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    Democrats see opportunity in the seat being vacated by Kasich, a two-term governor and 2016 presidential contender, while Republicans hope to hold the office. One local race will appear on the Republican ballot. "Despite the Republican spin, we feel very good about the energy we saw yesterday especially given we weren't on the field given our neutrality", Pepper said.
  • IMD Issues Warning For New Delhi And Haryana

    IMD Issues Warning For New Delhi And Haryana

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    The Indian Meteorological department (IMD) has issued a warning for a thunderstorm with squall at isolated places over various parts of north India. A high-velocity dust storm hit parts of north India on Monday night with a wind speed of up to 70 kilometres per hour, the Met office said.
  • Cong petitions EC over recovery of voter ID cards in K'taka

    Cong petitions EC over recovery of voter ID cards in K'taka

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    During an interaction with prominent citizens in Bengaluru May 8, the Congress president replied in the affirmative when he was asked if he was ready to be India's prime minister, should the Congress emerge as the largest party in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
  • Oil Official: Iranian Crude Export Records High in 2 Months

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    Trump has employed similar arguments, criticizing the accord for failing to address Iran's ballistic missile program, its nuclear activities beyond 2025, or its role in regional wars. "Every couple of days, we have missiles coming from Yemen and we see evidence that they are made by Iran". A majority goes to Asia, with Europe receiving about 600,000 bpd.
  • Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

    Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

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    With the May 25 referendum just over two weeks away, Facebook announced Tuesday that it would stop accepting related advertisements from groups based outside Ireland. Yes campaigners have suggested it creates a "level playing field", while No campaigners have claimed it is an attempt to "rig the referendum". "In this case, it means preventing campaigns that have done nothing illegal from campaigning in a perfectly legal manner".
  • Monica Lewinsky Claps Back At Magazine Over Invitation Clash With Bill Clinton

    Monica Lewinsky Claps Back At Magazine Over Invitation Clash With Bill Clinton

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    While Lewinsky didn't name the event or magazine in question, Huffington Post reported that Town and Country magazine was the target of the former White House intern's post. Lewinsky, 44, said the organizers behind the event offered her the opportunity to write a magazine article instead. He was 27 years my senior, with enough life experience to know better.
  • Sun today, rain and storms return tonight

    Sun today, rain and storms return tonight

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    We begin to cool down for the weekend with highs dropping about 20 degrees. Highs will be in the upper 60s to mid 70s, with Billings on the high end of that scale. As the weekend approaches, the shower chances may decrease across Northeast Kansas. Normal highs & lows: 78 & 55. Overnight lows will mainly be in the mid to upper 60s.
  • Budget 2018: All talk on innovation, but funding falls short

    Budget 2018: All talk on innovation, but funding falls short

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    ALC managing director Michael Kilgariff said the Commonwealth Government should build on last year's budget investment made in inland rail by supporting dedicated connections to key ports and making freight rail projects eligible for funding support under the National Rail Program.
  • Ford F-Series truck production halted amid parts shortage

    Ford F-Series truck production halted amid parts shortage

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    The Missouri plant produces between 900 to 1,000 trucks daily while the MI plant produces as many as 1,100 at current run rates, according to the company. "For Ford , this is potentially enormous". The fire and series of explosions on May 2 injured two people. It was not clear how many other automakers could face production shutdowns because of the damage at the Meridian plant.