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 2018-05-24 17:16 

USA Today

Mike Pompeo: U.S. to maintain sanctions, diplomatic pressure against North Korea...

The United States will keep pressure on North Korea to come to the negotiating table and abandon its nuclear weapons program, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday after President Trump canceled his summit with the North. He said sanctions will con...

 2018-05-24 17:15 

Reuters Africa

Venezuela's Maduro to begin new six-year term in January...

Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro, who was reelected on Sunday, will begin his new six-year term in January, the head of the pro-government Constituent Assembly said on Thursday....

 2018-05-24 17:12 

AP

US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese government...

BEIRUT (AP) — Growing U.S. pressure on Lebanon's Iranian-backed Hezbollah group, including a new wave of sanctions targeting its top leadership, may hamper the formation of a new government that ca......

 2018-05-24 17:12 

Euronews

Champions League showdown...

On Saturday Real Madrid take on Liverpool in the Champions League final in Kiev...

 2018-05-24 17:09 

Euronews

'Our bloodshed worth less than that of the West': ex-Afghan intelligence chief...

The lives of Afghan citizens mean nothing to the countries that surround it, ex-intelligence chief Amrullah Saleh told Euronews....

 2018-05-24 17:05 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve...

The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions....

 2018-05-24 17:05 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch...

North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists....

 2018-05-24 17:05 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

UK slams Russian pranksters over Boris Johnson call...

Britain's Foreign Office is criticizing "childish" pranksters who called Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson posing as the leader of Armenia....

 2018-05-24 17:05 

Euronews

Europe looks to take lead as US relationship takes turn for worse...

With Washington proving something of an unreliable ally of late, the EU is looking at its own diplomacy and how it can occupy the world stage, without its big brother across the Atlantic....

 2018-05-24 17:02 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Investigators Say Missile From Russian Unit Downed MH17...

International investigators have concluded that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 came from Russia's 53rd Antiaircraft Missile Brigade....

 2018-05-24 17:01 

Al Jazeera

Sri Lanka: Deadly floods displaced hundreds of thousands...

Floods and landslides in 2017 caused more than 200 deaths, but officials hope that better planning this year will make a major difference....

 2018-05-24 17:01 

Al Jazeera

Families take EU to court over climate change...

'People's Climate Case' launched by eight families from different countries is first to be brought against EU....

 2018-05-24 17:00 

Fox News

[ World ]

Pop star's ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend convicted of murdering, burning au pair in garden...

A London couple delusionally obsessed with a former boy-band star were found guilty Thursday of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their backyard....

 2018-05-24 16:59 

Washington Post

Sen. Markey grills Pompeo on Trump's letter to Kim, 'Libya model'...

At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on May 24, Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the Trump administration's approach to negotiations with North Korea....

 2018-05-24 16:59 

Washington Post

IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve...

Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions, the United Nations nuclear watchdog said Thursday....

 2018-05-24 16:58 

The Times of India

Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case...

The company made the statement in a list of written replies to questions by European Union lawmakers. Facebook said the misuse of data was a "breach of trust", but noted that no bank account or credit card details had been shared....

 2018-05-24 16:58 

The Times of India

UN adopts measure linking conflict to hunger and starvation...

The resolution calls on all parties to conflict to comply with international humanitarian law that bans attacks on civilians and critical civilian infrastructure including farms, markets, water systems and other essential items to produce and transport fo...

 2018-05-24 16:54 

Deutsche Welle

Sanctions or diplomacy? Venezuela election divides EU lawmakers...

The EU has criticized Venezuela's election as nontransparent and undemocratic, and said it's discussing "appropriate measures." Without a precise plan of action, could a hard-line approach risk inflaming the crisis?...

 2018-05-24 16:41 

Washington Post

Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case...

Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica....

 2018-05-24 16:40 

The Times of India

Received no response from NKorea on summit: US...

The Trump administration was seriously preparing for the success of the June 12 summit meeting with North Korea, but there was not much response from Pyongyang, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today....

 2018-05-24 16:40 

NBC News

[ Health ]

E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study...

In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, but paying people to quit did....

 2018-05-24 16:40 

AP

IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve...

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the ......

 2018-05-24 16:40 

Fox News

[ World ]

IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve...

The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions....

 2018-05-24 16:39 

NBC News

Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman in report of inappropriate behavior and harassment...

The women say Freeman engaged in 'unwanted touching' and 'public comment' about their clothes and bodies....

 2018-05-24 16:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

Sleep-tracking wearables and apps no substitute for sleep tests...

(Reuters Health) - Sleep-tracking devices and mobile apps can help engage users in improving sleep health, but none of the consumer technologies has been proven accurate or validated to screen for sleep disorders, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine sa...

 2018-05-24 16:35 

CBC

Self-driving Uber was aware of pedestrian but didn't stop, probe on fatal Arizona crash finds...

The self-driving technology deployed in an Uber which struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona recently, noted a pedestrian was on the road, but didn't stop, a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says....

 2018-05-24 16:35 

Euronews

Environmentalists & farmers take EU to court over climate change...

Plaintiffs charge EU with establishing inadequate greenhouse gas reductions, and failing to ensure the already inadequate cuts are respected. A group action is trying to force the EU to make tougher laws....

 2018-05-24 16:33 

DEBKAfile

Has Saudi Crown Prince U-Turned His Women's Rights Reform Program?...

All 13 people arrested in a fresh round of arrests in Saudi Arabia since last weekend happen to be prominent The post Has Saudi Crown Prince U-Turned His Women's Rights Reform Program? appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-05-24 16:32 

DEBKAfile

Abbas' Failing Health and Successor(s) plus Figurehead...

Notwithstanding the efforts of Palestinian officials to pretend that Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), 83, is making a The post Abbas' Failing Health and Successor(s) plus Figurehead appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-05-24 16:31 

DEBKAfile

Iran's Leaders Fight Ultimatum with Ultimatum While Digesting US Threats...

While groping wildly for a response to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's take-it-or-leave-it demand to abandon its Islamic Revolutionary The post Iran's Leaders Fight Ultimatum with Ultimatum While Digesting US Threats appeared first on DEBKAfil...

 2018-05-24 16:30 

DEBKAfile

Israel Shifts from Air to Ground Tactics against Iranian Military Targets in Syria...

Neither of the belligerents in the Israel-Iranian contest in Syria has acknowledged that a radical shift to a new dimension The post Israel Shifts from Air to Ground Tactics against Iranian Military Targets in Syria appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-05-24 16:30 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Can you make up for lost sleep on the weekend?...
 2018-05-24 16:28 

DEBKAfile

Quiet Russian-US Consensus to Evict Iran from Syria. Has Assad Joined?...

On the face of it, the Trump- administration has positioned America squarely against Russia, China, Europe and most Muslim countries The post Quiet Russian-US Consensus to Evict Iran from Syria. Has Assad Joined? appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-05-24 16:26 

Washington Post

US airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 10 fighters...

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike outside Somalia's capital that killed 10 extremists....

 2018-05-24 16:24 

NBC News

[ Health ]

With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again...

The U.S. death rate rose last year, and 2017 will likely be the third straight year of decline in American life expectancy, according to preliminary data....

 2018-05-24 16:24 

Euronews

Southern European children ditch the Mediterranean diet...

The Mediterranean Diet has been held up as one of the healthiest ways to eat. But it appears the message isn't getting through to the next generation in the countries that made it famous....

 2018-05-24 16:23 

Deutsche Welle

Zimbabwe: Six months under President Mnangagwa...

Six months ago, the coup that Zimbabwe's government refuses to call a coup, gently pushed 93-year-old Robert Mugabe off his seat and replaced him with Emmerson Mnangagwa. How far has Zimbabwe come since then?...

 2018-05-24 16:23 

Euronews

Quiz: What are the abortion laws in your country?...

As debate over abortion heightens on the eve of the Irish referendum, take our quiz to find out what the rules are in your country....

 2018-05-24 16:21 

DEBKAfile

Trump puts armed forces on the ready after pulling out of summit with Kim...

President Trump announced Thursday that after terminating plans for a summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, he spoke The post Trump puts armed forces on the ready after pulling out of summit with Kim appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-05-24 16:20 

Sydney Morning Herald

Video of NBA player Sterling Brown's arrest sparks criticism of Milwaukee police...

Body-camera footage released by police that showed how a simple interaction over an illegally parked car quickly escalated....

 2018-05-24 16:12 

Radio Free Asia

Comics Chief Pays Tribute at Chinese Hero's Memorial After Internet Ban...

Rage Comics had its website and social media channels shut down after a comedian joked about a hero of the civil war era....

 2018-05-24 16:12 

Washington Post

Burundi's opposition asks court to reject referendum results...

Burundi's main opposition coalition has asked the constitutional court to invalidate the results of last week's referendum on constitutional changes to allow the president to stay in power until 2034....

 2018-05-24 16:11 

News24

Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea...

President Donald Trump is cancelling the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea....

 2018-05-24 16:09 

Fox News

[ World ]

Burundi's opposition asks court to reject referendum results...

Burundi's main opposition coalition has asked the constitutional court to invalidate the results of last week's referendum on constitutional changes to allow the president to stay in power until 2034....

 2018-05-24 16:05 

CBC

Iran continues to comply with restrictions of nuclear deal after U.S. withdrawal, UN says...

Iran has stayed within the main curbs on its nuclear activity imposed by its deal with major powers despite the U.S. pullout from the pact, but could be quicker to provide extra access to inspectors, the UN atomic watchdog says....

 2018-05-24 15:59 

Reuters Africa

Colombia's election could mark the start of a resurgent left...

Left-wing presidential candidate Gustavo Petro had a simple but radical proposal for his audience in the small industrial town of Yumbo in western Colombia....

 2018-05-24 15:58 

Euronews

Bannon defends populism and nationalism in Europe...

Steve Bannon, the controversial former Trump campaign manager and advisor is touring Europe. This week, he stopped in Hungary to give a speech entitled "Trump's...

 2018-05-24 15:57 

Washington Post

Syria: US-backed group captures French IS member...

A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group has detained a high-profile French Islamic State fighter in northern Syria who has been linked to terror attacks in Paris and Nice in 2015 and 2016, the group announced Thursday....

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