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Israel v Iran: Are they heading for a war?

Most disturbingly, the Quds Force had begun initiating the next stage of Iran's takeover of Syria . Israel is expanding its influence and control deeper into opposition-held southern Syria, according to multiple sources in the area. They paid a price for that decision; a good number of units were destroyed in Israeli counter-strikes. "Iran is also behind the bombing of Jewish and Israeli targets in Argentina and Bulgaria; and in April sent a drone with explosives into Israeli airspace". Read More »

GOP Rallies After Senate Primaries


Businessman and former state Rep. Mike Braun, Rep. Luke Messer, and Rep. Todd Rokita have spent millions of dollars targeting each other with negative advertising, each vying to be the most pro-Trump Republican candidate in the in race. But, it has also been a big week for the president, with three Americans released from North Korea arriving back in the US early Thursday morning and the announcement today that Trump will meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un in June in Singapore. Read More »

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib barred from leaving


In a late-night briefing on Thursday, the 92-year-old politician said he'd focus on growing the economy and reducing debt, adding that some terms may need to be renegotiated. A domestic investigation cleared him and concluded the money was a donation from the Saudi royal family, and he has denied any wrongdoing. The US Justice Department says $4.5 billion was looted from 1MBD by associates of Najib between 2009 and 2014. Read More »

'Ramayan Circuit' gets a new bus service


Modi also read out a small paragraph of "Ramcharitmanas" to describe the relations between Nepal and India. The government has identified 15 destinations in India for development under the Ramayana Circuit theme - Ayodhya , Nandigram, Shringverpur and Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), Sitamarhi, Buxar and Darbhanga (Bihar), Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh), Mahendragiri (Odisha), Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Nashik and Nagpur (Maharashtra), Bhadrachalam (Telangana), Hampi (Karnataka) and Rameswaram ... Read More »

Trump Pitches Pharma Industry on Lowering Drug Prices


However, although several of the administration's proposals will help lower costs, "We are concerned that some proposals would actually lead to higher costs for Americans, because they would weaken the ability of plans to negotiate lower prices". Read More »

AT&T may have paid Trump lawyer up to $600000


AT&T Inc on Friday ousted its top lobbyist, and the No. 2 wireless carrier's chief executive said it was a "big mistake" to hire Michael Cohen , President Donald Trump's personal attorney, for advice on working with the Trump administration. Read More »

Quels objectifs, motivations et conséquences du choix de Trump — Nucléaire iranien


Washington se sent conforté par son rang de première puissance économique mondial et un budget de ses forces armées d'un montant de 700 milliards de dollars, mais nous vivons aujourd'hui avec le risque nucléaire. Dans une critique à peine voilée de la volontés de négocier annoncée par M. Rohani, M. Jafari a dit espérer que ces tractations prendraient "fin le plus rapidement possible". Read More »

Sen. Paul on Sen. McCain, their opposition against Central Intelligence Agency director nominee


And the fact that she's a proud Kentuckian is a bonus for all of us. Oh, one more thing. The statement came hours after Haspel testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee in both open and closed settings. She has also emphatically stated: 'I don't believe that torture works'. "You tell me that the only method we have is, 'Please, please, pretty please, tell us what you know.' Well, I don't buy that", he continued. Read More »

Pixel smartwatch with Wear OS, new Qualcomm chip coming


That implies the watch layout will be closing enough to be placed on the production line within the upcoming few months. This suggests we'll see the flagship Wear OS watch at the brand's annual event in autumn (usually October). Could that change this year as Google , which has provided WearOS to a majority of smartwatches, plans to enter this space? I'm interested to see how Google approaches this, for a couple of reasons. Read More »

County has state's closest margin of Dems, GOP voters


Democrats will also vote for their nominee for United States Representative in the 1st Congressional District, the seat now occupied by Republican James Comer. As a result, many people stayed home; so many, in fact, that had "did not vote" been a candidate, it would have won 471 electoral votes . "Starting today and until November need to daily work to elect more Republicans so we can continue to make America great again", said trump, referring to his campaign slogan. Read More »

Se dirige-t-on vers une guerre entre l'Iran et Israël ?


Mais Tsahal a déclenché "une action contre des objectifs iraniens en Syrie ", a écrit en arabe un de ses porte-parole, Avichae Adrae, sur Twitter. Ghassem Souleimani commande la brigade Qods, chargée des opérations extérieures des Gardiens de la révolution, l'armée d'élite iranienne, et qui selon Israël est responsable des tirs jeudi sur cette partie du Golan. Read More »

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy A Star gets certified with Bluetooth 5.0 on board


Four hands-on images of the new color variant have appeared online and it really looks unbelievable. While we've known for a while that Samsung's upcoming phablet will not feature 3D facial recognition due to the tech's reliance on Qualcomm's processor, Ice Universe bears some foreboding news for virtual fingerprint recognition as well. Read More »

Android P to get iPhone X like app switching feature


Google Assistant is rolling out in more countries this year including the UK, France, Korea, Japan, and Canada. Formally known as Android P , the OS remains in beta mode-and if you have one of the devices listed below, you can get it early. Read More »

Ramaphosa unhappy with Trump's decision to pull out of Iran nuclear deal


Last week, the UK Foreign Office warned tourists about the increased risk of demonstrations "targeting Western interests" ahead of Trump's announcement on sanctions . "This resolution remains the binding worldwide legal framework for the resolution of the dispute about the Iranian nuclear programme". But they're going to lose huge, huge dollar benefits 'cause they won't be able to deal with the United States. Read More »

Boeing: US leaving Iran deal won't hurt 737 production

Compared with the pre-sanctions era, "Chinese companies have become much more multi-national and global, they have more of a brand reputation that's important to them", said Esfandyar Batmanghelidj, founder of the Europe-Iran Forum, an annual gathering for executives. Read More »

Republicans shifting negative on Mueller's investigation — CNN Poll


Brown also says the primary results demonstrate a strong showing for Democrats int he governor's race. " Mike Braun will also take this race directly to Democrat Joe Donnelly", Hupfer said in the press release . "It's not clear that Democrats fully understood why they lost the last presidential election and why their congressional gains were so paltry", he wrote last week. Read More »

Google's Chrome OS to Get Linux App Support


Google has a history of naming Android after sweet treats like candies and cookies (KitKat, Oreo, etc). Now you can explore the wide variety of new features that Android P has to offer. App Timers is another feature that will help you get away from your phone . This pre-release also undoes one controversial change from the previous preview . Read More »

Trump Declares US Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal


Coveney's words reflected similar sentiments expressed by various European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron , German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and British Prime Minister Theresa May who, in a joint statement , said: "This resolution remains the binding global legal framework for the resolution of the dispute about the Iranian nuclear programme". Read More »

Donald Trump warns Iran of 'severe consequences' if it resumes nuclear programme


That would amount in Western eyes to resuming the quest for a nuclear bomb, and raise the spectre of war. Exxon and BP were the second- and third-largest contributors earlier in the session. Companies have been complaining specifically of higher freight rates - that's only going to get worse. Booking Holdings slid 4.7 percent to $2,080.02 after its latest quarterly report card disappointed traders. Read More »

Haspel defends torture of terrorism suspects


Tim Kaine of Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. Lindsey Graham of SC. There isn't anybody who questions her capabilities including many past Central Intelligence Agency directors from both Republican and Democrat administrations. Read More »

Letter carriers' annual food drive Saturday


As soon as Thursday, postal workers will be dropping off bags on their normal delivery routes. Donations in the Mount Airy area will be taken to the Yokefellow food pantry on Jones School Road to help fill its shelves. "All the food we collect (locally) goes to Interfaith", Brosmire said. It's the largest one-day food drive in the nation and it's happening this Saturday. Read More »

Gardner drives Yankees to win over Red Sox


NY is 17-4 in Sabathia's last 21 home starts and 48-22 in their last 70 games overall while the over is 10-4-1 in their last 15 division matchups. During this streak, the Yankees have outscored opponents 101-39 with 50 runs scoring in the seventh inning or later. Read More »

A&M Senior Maddie Szeryk Qualifies for NCAA Championships as Individual

But I knew that ( Maria Vesga ) was already out. It was pretty tough today and they did a great job of sticking to the plan and fighting for each shot. Broadhurst earned sole possession of second place with a seven-under par total of 206. The victory is the fourth of the season for the Tide, which equals the second-most in school history, and the fourth regional title in the last eight years (2011, 2013, 2017). Read More »

Should Congress restore net neutrality?


She added that just three big cable companies control access to the Internet for 70 percent of Americans, and during the past decade, the price for these services has increased nearly twice as fast as inflation. The Democratic senators are getting some help, though, with popular websites like Etsy and OKCupid issuing red alerts on Wednesday, encouraging visitors to contact members of Congress to help save net neutrality . Read More »

Internationale Kritik an Rückzug der USA aus Atom-Deal mit dem Iran


Der außenpolitische Sprecher der Grünen-Bundestagsfraktion, Omid Nouripour , hat vor einem atomaren Wettrüsten im Nahen Osten gewarnt. Was bedeutet Trumps Entscheidung, aus dem Iran-Programm auszusteigen, für die transatlantische Partnerschaft? Trump gab ferner bekannt , dass auf Basis des Abkommens ausgesetzte Sanktionen gegen das Land wieder in Kraft gesetzt würden. Read More »

Iranian Lawmakers Burn American Flag in Parliament


In short, there is no legitimate basis for Trump to reimpose sanctions. Iran became the main foreign power broker in Iraq after the withdrawal of USA forces in 2011, with its local allies controlling the security services. "The existing licenses will be revoked", he said. He said Iran would start this "in the next weeks". Approximately 120 German companies operate in Iran with their own staff, and 10,000 German companies do business with Iran, according to the German-Iranian Chamber of ... Read More »

Rockets fired at Israel from Syria, Israel says


It called on Iran and its allies, including Hezbollah, "to take no further provocative steps". "If Iran looks for adventures in Syria , it will come up against determination and strength". Israeli defense officials are bracing for the possibility of an Iranian revenge attack from Syria in the near future, in the form of rocket and missile launches at northern Israel. Read More »

Women Candidates Win Big in NC, WV, Ohio and Indiana Primary Races


Women made up about 20 percent of House candidates in OH, 18 percent in North Carolina, and 17 percent in Indiana . Morrisey will now face endangered Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, a prime target for Republicans, in one of the top Senate races of November's midterm elections.Blankenship had panicked Republican leaders by showing signs of a late surge, but he faded to a third-place finish behind Morrisey and U.S. Read More »

Syrian state media - Israeli missiles hit Syrian air defences, radar


On Tuesday, the Israeli army ordered the opening and preparation of missile shelters in the occupied Golan Heights , but stopped short of instructing residents to occupy the shelters. Thousands of militiamen armed, trained and financed by Iran - mostly from Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, but also Iraq, Afghanistan and Yemen - have also been fighting alongside the Syrian army. Read More »

Iran forces launch missiles at Israel from Syria, IDF says


Moscow, May 9 Russian President Vladimir Putin today said he was seriously concerned by US President Donald Trump's abandoning the Iran nuclear deal . Mr Netanyahu and Mr Putin have a lot to talk about. The strikes on the base came less than 48 hours after a deadly alleged gas attack on the rebel pocket of Douma in Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus. Read More »

Federal Geologists: Hawaii Volcano Could Have Explosive Eruption


Should steam-driven explosions begin, ash clouds will rise to greater elevations above ground. Kilauea has been erupting continuously since 1983, but in late April and early May, the volcanic eruption took a risky new turn, and the fissures and high levels of sulfur dioxide gas prompted evacuations in the area. Read More »

Google I/O 2018: CEO Sundar Pichai Addresses Privacy Concerns at the Conference


Using a speech pattern peppered with lifelike "hmms" and "errs", the artificially intelligent helper is able to interact with real people to fill the boss's diary. Alphabet CEO, John Krafcik, announce that Waymo will launch a full self-driving auto ride-hailing service later this year. For its photos service, Google is starting a new service called "Suggested Actions ". Read More »

Blankenship loses bitter Republican US Senate fight in West Virginia

Joe Manchin . And Manchin should be a top GOP target in a state Trump won by one of the widest margins of any state in the country in the 2016 presidential election. "And I am staying upstairs so I don't have to worry about a DUI or anything". Yet none of Tuesday's other contests was expected to have more impact on the midterm landscape than West Virginia , where Blankenship had embraced Trump's tactics - casting himself as a victim of government persecution and seizing on xenophobia, ... Read More »