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World News 'Severe consequences' to be faced if Iran resumes nuclear programme
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ANDREW PEEK: We certainly are going to be pushing and asking and cajoling them to disinvest, absolutely. EU President Donald Tusk said the Iran deal would be on the agenda when the bloc's leaders meet for a summit in Sofia next week. I'm thinking like Airbus . USA drillers added rigs for the sixth straight week, bringing the total rig count to 844, highest since March 2015, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said.

World News David Goodall's death a final contribution to society, says daughter
Author: 0 David Goodall's death a final contribution to society, says daughter

In traveling to Switzerland, he said he hoped his example would lead to debate and give more people the option of physician-assisted suicide. "During the paperwork, he said 'what are we waiting for?'" But in his final minutes, he listened to Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, best known for its last movement Ode to Joy , reportedly passing away shortly after the piece of music finished.

World News Former PM Najib banned from leaving Malaysia
Author: 0 Former PM Najib banned from leaving Malaysia

He said that he planned to "take a short break to spend time with my family", but did he not mention news reports that said he and his wife were planning to travel to Jakarta , Indonesia, citing the leaked flight plan . In the latest dizzying development after last week's shock poll results, Mahathir announced Friday that the king had agreed to pardon jailed leading politician Anwar Ibrahim , his former nemesis turned ally.

World News 'It Worked': Sheriff's Office Touts Fast Response To School Shooting
Author: 0 'It Worked': Sheriff's Office Touts Fast Response To School Shooting

The department added that the suspect was arrested off-campus and a rifle was recovered off-campus, and the shooting appears to be an isolated incident with no further threats to the community. The lockdown at the school was lifted several hours after the shooting and school officials said they would begin reuniting students with their parents.

World News Bank of England to hold rates after data downturn
Author: 0 Bank of England to hold rates after data downturn

Now investors want to see if Carney keeps market bets on an August hike alive at a news conference after the 1100 GMT rate announcement, or if he decides that sitting on the fence is a safer strategy. In contrast to what the Office for National Statistics said when commenting on poor Q1 growth, the Bank is of the opinion that the current "soft patch" is due to the late and hard winter disruption caused by "The Beast from the East" in March.

World News Pompeo: US Willing to Aid North Korea's Economy for Denuclearization
Author: 0 Pompeo: US Willing to Aid North Korea's Economy for Denuclearization

The island offers neutral ground as both nations have embassies there. The secretary of State's trip was also used to lay the groundwork for President TrumpDonald John TrumpPruitt dined with Cardinal accused of sexual abuse: report Kelly: No consideration on leaving White House despite "times of great frustration" Kelly: Trump "embarrassed" by Russian Federation probe MORE's expected meeting with Kim, which is scheduled for next month in Singapore .

World News Pompeo: US hopes to have North Korea as 'close partner' not enemy
Author: 0 Pompeo: US hopes to have North Korea as 'close partner' not enemy

The tunnels of the test site would be blown up and their entrances completely blocked, the ministry statement said . "So we're not talking about sanctions relief at this point", he said. But since the Pyeongchang Games, Pyongyang and Washington have agreed to the unprecedented Singapore meeting, and Kim has twice visited China to meet President Xi Jinping, after not paying respects in the six years since he inherited power from his father.

World News Cheney: I Would Have Enhanced Interrogation Programs 'Active' and 'Ready to Go'
Author: 0 Cheney: I Would Have Enhanced Interrogation Programs 'Active' and 'Ready to Go'

The chairman of a Senate intelligence committee is praising President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as the next director of the CIA . "I think the techniques we used were not torture ". She's pledged not to restart the CIA's now defunct detention and interrogation program, even though Trump has said he supports harsh interrogation tactics such as waterboarding.

World News Thursday stays dry until evening storms rumble through
Author: 0 Thursday stays dry until evening storms rumble through

There will be a chance for storms to produce damaging wind and maybe hail the size of a quarter or larger. 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.

World News UP dust storm toll climbs to 12
Author: 0 UP dust storm toll climbs to 12

At least 16 people were killed and 27 others injured as thunderstorm hit several parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday as Met department has issued another set of warnings of storm and rain that is expected to ravage eastern and central parts of state between May 12 and 15.

World News Alberta and Saskatchewan part of Emergency Alert Test today
Author: 0 Alberta and Saskatchewan part of Emergency Alert Test today

On Monday, the test took place in Ontario and Quebec but experienced some technical issues as many mobile users did not receive the alert . You are advised to download the Alberta Emergency Alert app for your smartphone to ensure you automatically receive the notifications.

World News Boeing, Airbus to lose deals with Trump's Iran sanctions
Author: 0 Boeing, Airbus to lose deals with Trump's Iran sanctions

Federica Mogherini, the European Union foreign policy chief, said the bloc will remain "committed to the continued full and effective implementation of the nuclear deal" as long as Iran abides by its end of the bargain. But unlike Boeing , Airbus had already delivered some of the planes prior to this week's announcement. According to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , export licenses for those two orders will be revoked.

World News Japanese PM stumbles over dessert served in shoe
Author: 0 Japanese PM stumbles over dessert served in shoe

The Israeli Prime Minister was dining Mr Abe and his wife Akie at his residence in Jerusalem with a meal prepared by celebrity chef Segev Moshe. Not only do they not enter their homes with shoes on, you won't find shoes in offices, either. "This was an insensitive decision", a senior Israeli official, who was not named, told the paper. " It is equivalent to serving a Jewish guest chocolates in a dish shaped like a pig ".

World News Ohio Primary Election 2018: What you need to know
Author: 0 Ohio Primary Election 2018: What you need to know

The polls are open from 6:30 a.m.to 7:30 p.m. In addition, there will be one day of early voting from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Lazy Acres, that section of Marion County across the lake abutting the Missouri state line. Henderson. Registered Republicans make up about 32 percent of all voters and almost 22 percent had no party affiliation. "I actually voted for Manchin", Dobson said.

World News Malaysia's scandal-hit prime minister faces ex-mentor in elections
Author: 0 Malaysia's scandal-hit prime minister faces ex-mentor in elections

Mahathir headed the BN and was the prime minister of Malaysia from 1981 to 2003. Najib's coalition has been in power since the country gained independence in 1957. In an unlikely reconciliation, he has joined hands with Mahathir, who sacked him as his deputy in 1998. He has been a significant game changer. TRT World's Natalie Poyhonen has more from Kuala Lumpur.

World News Nicki Minaj & I Cleared Up Our Issues During the MET Gala
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj & I Cleared Up Our Issues During the MET Gala

Nicki then responded to Cardi's interview . "But 'MotorSport , I kinda felt ambushed". The two songs differ greatly from each other and reminds fans that Nicki Minaj has a versatile style that can deliver no matter what. Replying to a fan, she wrote on Twitter: "I def missed you guys. She changed her verse'". Queen is slated to drop next month. "I kind of felt ambushed".

World News Cong Prez Rahul Gandhi brackets Trump, Modi with world's
Author: 0 Cong Prez Rahul Gandhi brackets Trump, Modi with world's "reactionary" leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have read the writing on the wall and that's why a desperate PM and a dejected BJP is resorting to hurling abuses and insulting language, which is alien to the political discourse in india. On his official Twitter handle, Rahul Gandhi shared a picture with the caption, "In Karnataka, Congress Vs BJP is a "no contest" as this graphic shows".

World News Houthis fire 2 missiles toward Riyadh, one each toward Jazan and Najran
Author: 0 Houthis fire 2 missiles toward Riyadh, one each toward Jazan and Najran

Saudi Arabia and its close allies Abu Dhabi and Kuwait hold nearly all the spare capacity that could respond quickly to a reduction in Iranian exports. Iran and the Houthis have regularly dismissed Saudi accusations that Tehran arms the group. The latest missile attack comes after a months-long campaign by Shiite rebels in Yemen to strike Riyadh .

World News Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un hold talks in Dalian
Author: 0 Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un hold talks in Dalian

Xi-Kim meeting took place amid concern in Beijing that the North Korean leader is getting too close to United States sidelining China pointing to its declining importance in the Korean Peninsula peace process. In March, Kim travelled by train to Beijing , his first known trip overseas since assuming power in 2011. Mnuchin will be part of a US delegation to Jerusalem on May 14 to open the new American embassy to Israel, but will return in time to meet with Liu, a Treasury spokesman said.

World News Shire agrees terms of £46bn Takeda takeover offer
Author: 0 Shire agrees terms of £46bn Takeda takeover offer

The enlarged group will be a leader in treatments in gastroenterology, neuroscience, oncology, rare diseases and blood-derived therapies. The Irish company sells about 40 kinds of drugs in more than 100 countries, and its sales are also high in the United States - the world's largest pharmaceutical market.

World News J. Cole headed to the BJC this fall
Author: 0 J. Cole headed to the BJC this fall

Cole's latest album, " KOD ", broke multiple first-day streaming records on Apple Music and Spotify when it was released. The trek officially commences August 9th in Miami and runs through mid-October. Watch J. Cole break it down for the Lil Pumps and Six Nine's of the rap game right now with 1985 (Intro to "The Fall Off") off of his new album. A pre-sale for American Express cardholders will be held May 8 at 10 a.m.

World News Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan elected PM of Armenia
Author: 0 Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan elected PM of Armenia

Rock star Serj Tankian of the band System of a Down earlier joined crowds. On the 10 consecutive day of non-protest rallies in Armenia, lead by Ter-Petrosian, the government announced an emergency situation, and supressed the peaceful protests by brutal force on March 1, 2008, killing 10 and wounding hundreds of peaceful protestors.

World News Protesters killed as Indian troops move on militants in Kashmir
Author: 0 Protesters killed as Indian troops move on militants in Kashmir

On May 06, Sunday, five militants and five were killed by government forces in Shopian and Kulgam districts of southern part of Kashmir during an encounter in Badigam village of Shopian. "We brought his father from his home to persuade him to surrender, but he, like all of them, refused", Vaid said, confirming five rebels died in the firefight.

World News Don Blankenship is running on Trumpism in West Virginia. The GOP
Author: 0 Don Blankenship is running on Trumpism in West Virginia. The GOP

In a recent TV ad, he also attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Chao's husband, accusing him of creating "millions of jobs for China people ". Moore denied. The polls were conducted before Blankenship took on GOP Sen. "I thought West Virginians would see through his campaign", Morrissey admitted, arguing he is running a "misleading campaign".

World News Trump Steps in to Defend His CIA Pick
Author: 0 Trump Steps in to Defend His CIA Pick

The Senate confirmation hearing will not be easy and Ms Haspel has been preparing for it with mock questioning at CIA HQ. Trump argued that Haspel was "too tough on terrorists" for the Democrats. Terrorist suspects were subjected to techniques such as waterboarding, which simulates drowning. According to numerous reports , key Al-Qaeda suspects Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri were brutally interrogated, slammed against walls, and repeatedly waterboarded in 2002 in Thailand.

World News Bombing at mosque in Afghanistan kills 12, wounds 33
Author: 0 Bombing at mosque in Afghanistan kills 12, wounds 33

Afghan policemen inspect a mosque following a blast in Khost province. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Nemati said the Taliban had done the kidnapping and moved the group to the Dand-e-Shahabuddin area of Pul-e-Khumri city.

World News Mitchell McClenaghan's Mumbai Indians upset Chris Gayle's Kings XI Punjab
Author: 0 Mitchell McClenaghan's Mumbai Indians upset Chris Gayle's Kings XI Punjab

Gayle and Rahul were exceptional in Punjab's previous match against MI and it was after Rahul's departure that the Punjab team never quite got going. Rohit Sharma (c), Jasprit Bumrah , Hardik Pandya , Kieron Pollard , Mustafizur Rahman, Suryakumar Yadav , Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Evin Lewis, Saurabh Tiwary, Ben Cutting, Pradeep Sangwan, Jean-Paul Duminy, Tajinder Singh, Sharad Lumba, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Mayank Markande, Akila Dananjaya, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, ...

World News Thousands Honduras migrants to lose U.S. protected status
Author: 0 Thousands Honduras migrants to lose U.S. protected status

Over the a year ago, the Trump administration has revoked the status for Honduras , El Salvador, Nicaragua, Sudan and Nepal. The Trump Administration has announced the end of TPS for Hondurans . It has ended protections for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan and ended similar protections under the President's authority for Liberians.

World News Patrick van Aanholt's reaction to relegating Stoke City has really divided people
Author: 0 Patrick van Aanholt's reaction to relegating Stoke City has really divided people

But on the other side of things are Palace . Stoke City 10-year stay in the Premier League came to an end, yesterday, after they were relegated to the Championship by Crystal Palace's second-half resurgence. "It is a tough, tough afternoon for me, for the players and for every single person connected to this Club". But we came here, basically safe, I couldn't see us going down with 38 points, so I think it was a great show of character from us to come here and play really well.

World News US Navy Fleet Will Deploy to Combat Russia's Resurgence
Author: 0 US Navy Fleet Will Deploy to Combat Russia's Resurgence

Under the new plan, the United States will set up NATO's new Atlantic Command headquarters in Norfolk , Virginia, where the Pentagon is also offering to host a proposed NATO Joint Force Command. The new NATO command "will be the linchpin of trans-Atlantic security", he said. Navy officials had previously recommended reactivating the fleet as part of broader force structure reviews following last year's deadly row of collisions among ships at the Japan-based 7th Fleet.

World News Palace concerned on China's reported missile deployment in WPS
Author: 0 Palace concerned on China's reported missile deployment in WPS

Further, Pentagon chief spokeswoman Dana White reaffirmed the United States' commitment to the worldwide waters. "We will continue to do our operations and ensure that the Chinese understand that they can not, and should not, be hostile and understand that the Pacific is a place in which much commerce goes through".

World News Putin Needs Football from Russian Federation at World Cup
Author: 0 Putin Needs Football from Russian Federation at World Cup

They added that they can only refer to their regulations for the bid rules of conduct and the selection of the venue. In Donald Trump's world, it would seem that the governing body of soccer's World Cup and the warning that came from officials of Federation Internationale de Football Association to not lobby countries for votes for the 2026 World Cup is the least of his problems.

World News Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Bridesmaids Will All Reportedly Be Children
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Bridesmaids Will All Reportedly Be Children

Markle are very much looking forward to welcoming Ms. Markle's parents to Windsor for the wedding ", the palace added. After months of speculation over who will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle of St. Both of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge's eldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte , are expected to be part of the wedding ceremony.

World News Iowa governor signs 'beating heart' abortion ban, nation's strictest
Author: 0 Iowa governor signs 'beating heart' abortion ban, nation's strictest

Backers of the so-called heartbeat bill - which didn't get a single Democratic vote in the Legislature during final passage and that included no votes by six Republicans - expressed hope it could challenge Roe vs. The law is sure to draw challenges in court, something the bill's advocates say is actually part of their goal. Acknowledging this, Reynolds said that her actions on Friday were "bigger than just a law", and that she will not be backing down.

World News Mets GM: Decision to DFA Harvey was 'a long time coming'
Author: 0 Mets GM: Decision to DFA Harvey was 'a long time coming'

Speaking of 2015, the gossip among people in the industry is that Harvey's Thoracic Outlet Syndrome likely developed from overuse that season. And he sounded conflicted when he referred to Harvey as "an appealing, likable and vulnerable individual, " and insisted that a part of him is going to miss having Harvey around the team each day.

World News Stephen Hawking's final paper explores theory on multiverse and origin of universe
Author: 0 Stephen Hawking's final paper explores theory on multiverse and origin of universe

But Hawking wasn't having any of it, as it doesn't work with Einstein's theory of General Relativity - admitting in an interview a year ago that he had "never been a fan of" the multiverse. "The most promising observable [phenomena], when it comes to our universe , are gravitational waves ... that are probably generated at the big bang, basically", he said in a video explaining the paper.

World News Severe weather with hail and high winds expected May 3-5
Author: 0 Severe weather with hail and high winds expected May 3-5

The high temperature for today is expected to be 60 degrees Fahrenheit with a low of 33 degrees and sunny skies. Rainfall will likely be less than a half inch for most of us with locally higher amounts up to an inch. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. "Thunderstorms will be possible, mainly over the Western Low Rolling Plains, Permian Basin, Stockton Plateau, and lower Trans Pecos", said NWS Midland forecasters on their regional website Monday morning.

World News UN urges Trump not to quit Iran deal
Author: 0 UN urges Trump not to quit Iran deal

Ali Akbar Velayati, senior foreign policy adviser, said on Thursday that while Iran is committed to the nuclear deal, it will withdraw if any changes are proposed or if Washington rejects. "We face unsafe times". These included what happens when the current deal expires in 2025, Iran's ballistic missile programme and its "destabilising regional activity ", they said in a statement.

World News White House mystery solved over what happened to Macron's gifted oak tree
Author: 0 White House mystery solved over what happened to Macron's gifted oak tree

Stephanie Grisham, spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump , who coordinated the ceremonial aspects of the Macron visit, told CNN Monday the plan was always to quarantine the tree. Now the oak sapling is gone - at least temporarily. A few days after the planting, the tree had vanished. The problem: Parasites on the tree could spread to others on the White House property.

World News Steven Gerrard confirms he's interested in taking over Rangers
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard confirms he's interested in taking over Rangers

Asked about recent speculation linking him with Ibrox, Gerrard said: "Yes, there is truth in the rumours". "There are certain players I've worked with who I've had no doubt they would make good managers and head coaches when the day comes they want to take the plunge and commit themselves to that job".

World News California leads states in suing Trump over vehicle emissions rollback
Author: 0 California leads states in suing Trump over vehicle emissions rollback

Brown Jr. and the California Air Resources Board announced that they are leading a coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia in suing the U.S. The state of California, one of the signatories of the legal action , has for decades benefited from a derogation allowing it to set its own, stricter standards.

World News Iowa Lawmakers Just Passed a Bill to Ban Abortion After Six Weeks
Author: 0 Iowa Lawmakers Just Passed a Bill to Ban Abortion After Six Weeks

But a provision in that legislation requiring a three-day waiting period for abortions - according to an AP analysis, among the longest wait periods in the country - was challenged in court. The U.S. Supreme Court has denied hearing the case of a similar law from North Dakota in recent years. The exception to the law would be rape or incest, and if it's reported to authorities within 45 days.

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