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Iran threatens to resume nuke program if United States exits nuclear deal

The recent reforms that the Iranian administration made to the currency market was a preemptive measure before the US likely decision against Iran, he was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency. President Trump , who as a candidate threatened to leave the JCPOA, has insisted he would walk away from the deal by May 12 if tougher restrictions are not imposed on the country.

China trade war to hurt global growth: EIU

President Donald Trump won the White House in 2016 with a campaign that repeatedly targeted nations such as China and Mexico, accusing them of unfair trade practices that have cost millions of American jobs. In addition to wrangling over trade, finance officials from the Group of 20 powerful economies focused on geopolitical risks and rising interest rates, two threats to growth.

Impeachment motion against CJI could have been avoided, says Congress leader

Goel said the Congress was in a haste after the Supreme Court's judgment in the Justice Loya case, which was not as per its "wishes". On Friday, the opposition parties led by Congress moved the impeachment motion in the Rajya Sabha seeking the removal of CJI Misra under Article 217 read with article 124 (4) of the Constitution of India.

Grassley Pushes Back at McConnell's Effort to Block Mueller Bill

Nevertheless, when the bipartisan quartet of senators behind the measures struck a compromise deal last week, Grassley was quick to promise their bill time in the Judiciary Committee - and even proposed an amendment of his own to give Congress an additional backup option to better review an order to fire a special counsel, even if the courts strike down the specific judicial-review procedure outlined in the measure.

Package bomber Walter Leroy Moody scheduled for execution

Up until Thursday evening, John Nixon was the oldest prisoner executed when he was put to death at the age of 77 in December 2005 in Mississippi. Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn said Moody was not given any sedatives. His attorneys argued in court filings and a clemency petition to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey that his age and vein condition would make lethal injection more hard.

Chennai Super Kings Vs Rajasthan Royals Today

Playing his first match of the tournament, Stuart Binny looked rusty in his first over and ended up bowling a couple of freebies to the opening duo of Watson and Ambati Rayudu. Broadcast starts at 20:00 Hours (IST). The Aussie Pack: It was a good night all round for Watson, who followed up his domination with the bat with a miserly 1-13 from three overs to help finish off a commanding win for the home side.

Dems file suit vs. Trump camp, Russian Federation

The lawsuit says that Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, shared the "goal of damaging the Democratic party in advance of the election" and released the stolen information, winning praise from then-candidate Trump. "Throughout the summer and fall of 2016, Mr. Trump's associates continued to secretly communicate with Russian agents and WikiLeaks" as the embarrassing email leak rocked the Democratic National Convention.

Pompeo's nomination as Secretary of State could be in jeopardy

Republicans have only a 51-49 majority in the chamber. Trump and Pompeo, though, did pick up critical support when Sen. Chris Coons of DE, who, as of Thursday afternoon was nonetheless "leaning in opposition to" his nomination. Trump's interests from time to time. "I don't accept the proposition that it has to be either-or", Menendez said. Tim Kaine and Jeanne Shaheen - who voted for him to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.

Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes

Russian Federation and Syria have been accused by western diplomats of preventing representatives of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons from accessing the site to try to establish the facts of what happened. U.S. Col. Ryan Dillon says the Syrian Democratic Forces captured Mohammed Haydar Zammar in northeast Syria roughly four weeks ago. A United Nations security team touring the sites of the alleged attack on Tuesday was shot at and subjected to a blast but returned ...

Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire

The attack on 7 April prompted military strikes on Syrian government targets by the US, UK, and France a week later. France said on Tuesday it was very likely that evidence was disappearing from the location of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria and it called for worldwide inspectors be given full and quick access to the site.

Trump Blames Gov. Brown for Disagreement on Border Deployment of National Guard

But the Democratic Brown conditioned his support by insisting that California's troops have nothing to do with immigration enforcement. It will be up to governors and adjutant generals of each state participating to decide of guard members will carry their personal weapons for self-defense, Hokanson said.

China's ZTE halts share trading following USA export ban

ZTE paid $890m in fines and penalties, with an additional penalty of $300m that could yet be imposed . The Chinese Commerce Ministry said today it hoped Washington would treat ZTE Corp. Failure to comply with this agreement would cause the outstanding 300 million to become immediately due and an activation of a denial order that would prevent ZTE from purchasing US goods.

VP Mike Pence's Pick for National Security Adviser Withdraws After Backlash

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a statement on January 22, 2018, in the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem. Pence and his team were traveling to Peru for the Summit of the Americas on Friday when the drama unfolded, according to Axios .

Pressure grows for Missouri Governor Greitens to step down

Regardless of whether Greitens might ever face additional criminal charges stemming from the affair, he does face political fallout, including mounting pressure from both Republicans and Democrats to resign. The report released Wednesday reflects the thorough examination each committee member took in determining the validity of the facts of Governor Greitens' conduct.

Sir Patrick Stewart adds star power to Brexit referendum rally

Actor Sir Patrick Stewart , who played Charles Xavier in the X-Men films, said the famous character would have voted Remain. He said: "It is not Charles Xavier standing here in front of you - although I can assure you that if he was, he would have voted Remain".

Shock as father throws baby off roof during stand-off with police

Steven is Katie's biological father . "If anybody had a remote idea anybody was in harm's way there would have been no bond set", Friedman said. She asked police to check on her grandson, Bennett Pladl. Lawrence Ash. "He told me to call police, not to go over there [myself]". Police who were called to the residence by Steven's mother asking them to perform a welfare check at 9am, came upon the boy's lifeless body.

Zuckerberg doesn't rule out that Facebook's app audit could take 'years'

Zuckerberg is set to testify in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today . We heard from Zuckerberg and the other social media bosses time and again that the USA government wanted full access to user data and communications.

Lincoln man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

She said she had refused to let him watch her shower. Additional charges for the crime in Oakland may be forthcoming. Magisterial District Judge Alexandra Kokura Kravitz arraigned him on Tuesday night and released Disbrow on $25,000 unsecured bail.

FARC leader arrested in Bogotá on a U.S. request for drug trafficking

Since then, the FARC has disarmed and transformed itself into a political party, swapping its crossed-rifles emblem for a red rose. More than 100 former rebels and FARC sympathizers gathered late Monday outside the heavily guarded prosecutors' bunker where the 51-year-old Santrich was being held.

Palestinian journalist killed in Gaza was a Hamas activist

Palestinians say protesters are being shot while posing no threat to soldiers. In a statement by the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), chief negotiator Dr Saeb Erekat called the video "a reflection of the cruel mentality of Israel's military occupation and the drive of its systematic shoot-to-kill policy against the Palestinian civilians".

Massive Oklahoma teacher protests enter 2nd week

Some teachers walked 15 miles Monday to get to Oklahoma City. Keri Hoffman, 35, an algebra teacher at Clinton Middle School, was arrested Sunday for multiple counts of rape involving a student, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reports.

Trump Considering Action to Answer Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

US officials are assessing whether Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was behind Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on rebel-held Douma , east of Damascus. Mr Trump also criticised Russia and Iran for backing Mr Assad, directly naming Russian President Vladimir Putin . Later in the evening, he held a meeting on Syria with his top military and national security officials.

Trump Tower fire leaves one civilian dead, six firefighters hurt, officials say

The victim was a resident of the tower who died after being taken to hospital with critical injuries, fire officials said. President Donald Trump tweeted about the fire, before the fatality and injures were announced. He lived on the 50th floor of the 58-story building. Mr Nigro noted that no member of the Trump family was in the 664-foot tower on Saturday. The cause of Brassner's death was not immediately known.

Funeral Held For Journalist Shot During Protest at Gaza Border

In central Gaza east of Deir al-Balah, two Palestinians died after they were shot in the head by soldiers: Ibrahim Ziyad Salameh al-Ar, 20, and Sudqi Talib Muhammad Abu Ateiweh, 45. UK's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn condemned Israel's killing of at least 27 Palestinians on the Gaza border as an "outrage" and attacked Western "silence" about the deaths.

North Korea ready to talk over nukes

Led by former Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo , who awaits confirmation for his appointment as a secretary of state, the USA intelligence officials have met with their North Korean counterparts several times in a third country to nail down a venue for the summit, U.S.

Cricket Australia defends role in ball-tampering crisis

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting , in his first official reaction to the ball-tampering scandal that rocked Australian cricket, said the entire debate and focus on Australian team culture was an "overreaction". The next fixtures for the Australian national men's team come in June with a one-day worldwide series against England . Cricket Australia is now seeking advice from a wide range of qualified individuals, firms, sporting and other organisations who may have conducted ...

Bus carrying fans to the Masters crashes; driver charged with DUI

The driver, later identified as Steven F. Hoppenbrouwer, was from Ginnett Co., has since been charged with a DUI and failure to maintain the lane. Around four people were taken to Doctors Hospital with conditions said to be ranging from good to critical, although all are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries; WRCB TV confirmed that the victims at the Doctors Hospital were also all adults.

Abbasi, Ghani agree on political solution to Afghan conflict

Prime Minister will also meet senior Afghan political leaders during the visit. "Nasser Janjua, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Khyber Pakhtunkwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, among other officials, are accompanying the premier on his day-long visit to the Afghan capital", reported Geo News .

Former South Korean President Park sentenced to 24 years in jail

Prosecutors had sought 30 years of jail-term and fine of 80 million pound. Park was also fined almost $17 million. The judge added that tough sentence imposed on Park was necessary in order to send a note of warning to future leaders. But he's also remembered for imprisoning and torturing dissidents. She began her boycott of the trial after being denied bail in October. Chun, along with his chosen successor Roh Tae-woo (president from 1988-1993), were both arrested in the mid-1990s on ...

Brazil's left shaken by prospects of Lula jail, markets rally

The magistrate had granted Lula, "for dignity of position he held", opportunity to surrender himself to justice. "We are here to show that the workers will resist this attack against democracy", said Jorge Nazareno, a union leader who said he had met briefly with Lula on Friday morning.