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Mike Pompeo Threatens to Impose the 'Strongest Sanctions in History' on Iran

Mike Pompeo Threatens to Impose the 'Strongest Sanctions in History' on Iran President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this month, but he left the door open to reach a new agreement. President Trump announced in early May the US would withdraw from the accord. "Any time sanctions are put in place, countries have to give up economic activity", Pompeo said. There's a huge market there. "The global community expects all sides to keep the commit... [Full Article...]

Former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by anti-graft agency

Former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by anti-graft agency On Monday, the government announced that a new task force consisting some people involved in a previous probe into 1MDB will lead the renewed investigation. The money was in addition to about $700 million that USA investigators said ended in Najib's bank account. Ownership of SRC had been transferred to Malaysia's finance ministry by February 2012, lowering 1MDB's gearing ratio to 9.5 times, f... [Full Article...]

Whitney Houston Molested by Dionne Warwick's Sister, New Film Reveals

Whitney Houston Molested by Dionne Warwick's Sister, New Film Reveals Mary Jones says in the documentary , "I think she was ashamed... she used to say, 'I wonder if I did something to make [Dee Dee] think I wanted her.' I said , 'Stop". Whitney filmmaker Kevin MacDonald unintentionally exposed a family secret Whitney Houston took to her grave. Who wouldn't have paid to find out, for example, what Michael Jackson and Prince really thought of each othe... [Full Article...]

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Welcome Baby Boy

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Welcome Baby Boy Teigen has been openly documenting her pregnancy on social media. " Somebody's herrrrrrre! " - Teigen tweeted on Wednesday night, announcing the baby's arrival. "Ours didn't work the first time, and it was devastating", she said of the experience . "A boy. So. Yeah", she wrote on Twitter , referencing the couple's use of in vitro fertilization. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle's Father Is Out Of Surgery And Doing Well

Meghan Markle's Father Is Out Of Surgery And Doing Well The statement also revealed that Thomas and Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, would arrive in the United Kingdom the week of the wedding , allowing time for Prince Harry's immediate family to meet them. Thomas Markle is still recovering in an undisclosed hospital, and there is no word on when he will be released. Prince Harry's press office said it had no additional comment beyond a sta... [Full Article...]

What do you hear, is it Yanny or Laurel?

What do you hear, is it Yanny or Laurel? On The Late Show on Tuesday, Stephen Colbert suggested that the audio clip was "the song of summer", and danced to it playing on repeat. It's the first great debate of 2018 as this short audio clip has gone viral . "Watched this for 5 min and heard yanny .watched it 5 min later and I hear laurel ". Local experts say how your brain interprets the pitch of the word determines what you hear. [Full Article...]

European Union leader lights into Trump: 'With friends like that, who needs enemies?'

European Union leader lights into Trump: 'With friends like that, who needs enemies?' But the 28 EU leaders are not expected to make any quick decisions during their first meeting on the matter since Trump quit the accord, highlighting how USA clout in worldwide trade and finance limits the Europeans' scope for action. and European Union, urging Trump to "go back" to trade talks instead of waging a "trade war". The EU will continue to support the Iran deal "as long as Iran respec... [Full Article...]

Facepalm: Seattle Approves Taxing Certain Businesses To Subsidize Homeless People Fund

Facepalm: Seattle Approves Taxing Certain Businesses To Subsidize Homeless People Fund The ordinance calls for the tax to sunset after five years, with renewal requiring a council vote in 2023. The Council voted 9-to-0 to pass a compromise tax that will charge businesses $275 per-employee per year, instead of the $540 per employee figure initially proposed. [Full Article...]

Webb Simpson cruises to big win at The Players Championship

Webb Simpson cruises to big win at The Players Championship Playing alongside Spieth, it was clear to see that Tiger was feeling good to open his day, blasting a 313-yard drive down the left side of the fairway. By the time Woods teed off, he had dropped to a tie for 17th. The only way anyone other than Simpson could win, was if Simpson started making bogeys and doubles, which he refused to do. [Full Article...]

Lyft Follows Uber in Ending Forced Arbitration For Sexual Harassment Claims

Lyft Follows Uber in Ending Forced Arbitration For Sexual Harassment Claims The shift announced Tuesday will allow riders and drivers to file allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment in courts and mediation, rather than being locked into an arbitration hearing. Uber is also removing confidentiality agreements in settled cases. Following CNN's investigation and the letter, Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from CT, challenged Uber's use of forced arbit... [Full Article...]

Deadpool 2 Proves the Disney-Fox Deal is Bad for Superheroes

Deadpool 2 Proves the Disney-Fox Deal is Bad for Superheroes But more importantly it salvaged the character of Wade Wilson after he was so badly fumbled in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Well, yeah... it is. "I know that's something Ryan [Reynolds] has been harassing Hugh Jackman about for a long time". [Full Article...]

So. Indiana police escort son of fallen officer to school

So. Indiana police escort son of fallen officer to school Officer Pitts, 45, was killed during a shootout with a homicide suspect on Friday, May 4. In Terre Haute, Indiana , the 5-year-old son of a slain police officer received an overwhelming welcome for his first day back to school after his father's shooting death. [Full Article...]

North Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: Top defector

North Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: Top defector President Donald Trump would seek a " complete , irreversible and verifiable" denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula during his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12, the White House has said. "I don't think that we were sure we were going to get these prisoners in the first place", Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) told reporters, "So I think we should clearly give the ... [Full Article...]

WIN: Tickets to see Deadpool 2 at Clevedon's Curzon cinema

WIN: Tickets to see Deadpool 2 at Clevedon's Curzon cinema As has become customary among superhero movies, Deadpool 2 features a mid-credits scene that takes meta to the next level and left my screening howling with laughter. Deadpool director Tim Miller was signed on for the sequel but left after having creative differences with the rest of the team. Deadpool might make a joke about climaxes at this point, but let's keep things clean. [Full Article...]

Family of 7 dead with gunshot wounds in rural Australia

Family of 7 dead with gunshot wounds in rural Australia One woman was located dead inside the main house, while another woman and four children were discovered inside a converted shed. Two firearms were found. Police were attempting to make contact with victims' relatives, Dawson said. There's an eerie feeling about the tourist town of Margaret River. [Full Article...]

North Korea announces steps to dismantle nuclear site

North Korea announces steps to dismantle nuclear site Journalists from the United States, China, the United Kingdom, Russia and the South would be invited, KCNA added on Saturday. The test tunnels will be blown up, blocking their entry points, while observation facilities and research institutes will be removed along with guards and researchers, the statement said. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Drubbed Following Raid on Korean Exchange

Bitcoin Drubbed Following Raid on Korean Exchange According to the report , Upbit allegedly listed cryptocurrencies that it did not have in its balance sheets. "We have secured hard disks and accounting books through confiscation. It said that services such as transactions and withdrawals had not been affected and client assets were safe. "Your assets are kept secureñy in your account, so you can rest assured that you can use Upbit services... [Full Article...]

Solo: A Star Wars Story - What are critics saying about the movie?

Solo: A Star Wars Story - What are critics saying about the movie? Trailers for Solo , including some deadpan lines from co-screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, have excited fans who were initially nervous about Ehrenreich's casting. Meanwhile, Thandie Newton as Val and Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Lando's droid companion, L3-37, also get special mentions. Collider There's some fun to be had with #SoloAStarWarsStory. [Full Article...]

Giuliani: Trump 'Encouraging Me to Do More' Interviews

Giuliani: Trump 'Encouraging Me to Do More' Interviews As for Giuliani, the president has not yet signaled to him to stop appearing on television but told a confidant recently that perhaps Giuliani should "be benched" - at least temporarily - if he can't improve his performance. Some West Wing aides have complained that Giuliani, who ran for president in 2008, was acting like a "principal" and not a member of a team. File image of Donald Trump's l... [Full Article...]

Straight-sets win eases Edmund into quarter-finals — Madrid Open

Straight-sets win eases Edmund into quarter-finals — Madrid Open Britain's Kyle Edmund enjoyed one of the biggest triumphs of his career by defeating Djokovic 6-3 2-6 6-3. Meanwhile, former British number one Andy Murray is doing "everything he can" to be fit for Wimbledon , according to his mother Judy. [Full Article...]


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