• Iran FM warns United States over Strait of Hormuz
Iran FM warns United States over Strait of Hormuz

The exemptions were reportedly granted to India and seven other countries for a 180-day period starting last November which are to expire on May 2. Meanwhile, in evidence of intensifying tensions between the U.S. It is also the route used for almost all the liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced by the world's biggest LNG exporter, Qatar. The big...

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  • Iran leader appoints new head of revolutionary guards
Iran leader appoints new head of revolutionary guards

The wording of the letter appears to suggest Jafari himself requested the change of leadership. The president further admired Salami's predecessor, Major General Jafari, for his honest service in office. President Donald Trump on April 8 designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist group, in an unprecedented step t...

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  • Threat of early challenge to May’s position as Tory leader lifted
Threat of early challenge to May’s position as Tory leader lifted

Reports emerged on Tuesday that the influential 1922 Committee , which represents Conservative Party backbench MPs, was preparing to tell May she would have to go by the end of June. Mrs May has however pledged to take the United Kingdom out of both institutions as part of her Brexit plan. "However, I will not hide the fact that this is very ha...

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  • Pennsylvania Woman Dies at Work After Falling Into Meat Grinder
Pennsylvania Woman Dies at Work After Falling Into Meat Grinder

Monday, the Associated Press reports. Another employee told officials that they heard a noise and found the woman's body in the grinder. Greniger may have been standing on a set of wheeled stairs when she fell, authorities said. Kiessling did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for confirmation. The Economy Locker Storage Company ,...

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  • Trump renews threat to close Mexican border, send more troops
Trump renews threat to close Mexican border, send more troops

His comment comes after the Associated Press reported US soldiers were stopped and questioned by Mexican troops this month, while conducting a surveillance operation on the USA side of the border. "We are not going to allow ourselves to fall into any provocations". President Trump encouraged Democrats in Congress to take action on border securi...

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  • Huawei welcomes reports United Kingdom will allow it in 5G networks
Huawei welcomes reports United Kingdom will allow it in 5G networks

The Australian government agrees, warning that there are "serious concerns over Huawei's obligations to the Chinese government and the danger that poses to the integrity of telecommunications networks in the US and elsewhere". Bob Seeley, a junior member of the government who has been preparing a report on Huawei, said: "I want to see if we can mak...

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  • Attack on fourth Sri Lanka hotel had been planned
Attack on fourth Sri Lanka hotel had been planned

Expressing their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Sri Lanka, the members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to worldwide peace and security.

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  • Daesh claims attack on Saudi police center
Daesh claims attack on Saudi police center

The Saudi authorities have foiled an attempted terrorist attack on Al Zulfi centre of investigations located north of Riyadh . Zulfi is about 250 km, or 155 miles, north of the capital, Riyadh . Islamic State's elusive supremo, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, had in recent years called for attacks on Saudi Arabia, which is part of a US -led coalition t...

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  • Trump misquotes Sri Lanka death toll as ‘138 million’
Trump misquotes Sri Lanka death toll as ‘138 million’

Reports also indicate that 295 people have been admitted to the National Hospital in Colombo for treatment, and 73 people are being treated at a hospital in Batticaloa. "Apart from the tragedy of the immediate victims of the bombings, I worry that these bad events will set the country back significantly", he said. "Despite the boom in tourism,...

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  • Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees
Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees

Two appellate courts have previously ruled that employers violate the Title VII law by firing employees based on the fact they are gay or transgender. The Supreme Court had refused to hear a similar case in 2017. The third case is about NY skydiving instructor Donald Zarda , who filed a lawsuit against Altitude Express , Inc., for firing hi...

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  • Victor of $768.4 Million Powerball Jackpot is 24-Year-Old Wisconsin Man
Victor of $768.4 Million Powerball Jackpot is 24-Year-Old Wisconsin Man

Wisconsin lottery officials said a person coming forward to claim the third-largest jackpot in US lottery history will attend the news conference. Franco hasn't revealed what he does for a living but he said he returned to work the following day, and found himself completely unable to concentrate.

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  • US Supreme Court Conservatives Appear to Favor Census Citizenship Question
US Supreme Court Conservatives Appear to Favor Census Citizenship Question

The Supreme Court is poised to hear arguments Tuesday regarding the Trump administration's decision to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census that has fueled legal challenges and partisan clashes. Newly minted Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who succeeded the more liberal Kennedy, noted that many other countries include such a question. A c...

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  • 2 teenage men arrested in killing of investigative journalist in Northern Ireland
2 teenage men arrested in killing of investigative journalist in Northern Ireland

Police believe dissident republicans are behind the incident and they blamed the so-called New IRA - a group which also claimed a auto bomb in the city in January. 'Lyra was a great young journalist, whose commitment to truth was absolute and whose laughter could light up a room, ' said Patrick Corrigan, Northern Ireland programme director of A...

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  • In Balasore, PM Modi attacks Congress for not demonstrating country’s defence capability
In Balasore, PM Modi attacks Congress for not demonstrating country’s defence capability

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh also slammed the PM saying his road show in Gujarat on Tuesday went from Balolnagar to Nishant School in Sabarmati Assembly segment of the Gandhi Nagar Lok Sabha constituency. India's autonomous Election Commission intervened last week to block hate speeches by imposing a temporary ban on campaigning by some top politi...

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  • Trump complained to Twitter CEO about lost followers
Trump complained to Twitter CEO about lost followers

Trump tweeted that he had a "great meeting" with Dorsey and that he wants to keep an "open dialogue" with the tech executive. Mr Carlos Monje, Twitter's public policy director, said at a Senate hearing earlier this month the site "does not use political viewpoints, perspectives or party affiliation to make any decisions, whether related to auto...

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  • 3 professional climbers confirmed dead in Canada
3 professional climbers confirmed dead in Canada

All three men were sponsored by outdoor apparel company The North Face and Roskelley was from Spokane, just a seven hour drive from Banff National Park. Blanchard called the area a breathtaking mountainscape with a steep alpine wall - including many hazards - that's popular only with expert climbers.

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  • Clinton cautions Democrats against impeachment despite belief Trump would have been indicted
Clinton cautions Democrats against impeachment despite belief Trump would have been indicted

Elizabeth Warren doubled down on their respective calls to kickstart impeachment proceedings. Meanwhile, House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi reportedly struck a more cautious tone when she spoke to the Democratic committee chairs in a Monday conference call.

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  • Police identifies Slain victims of Attack at Kaduna Tourist Spot
Police identifies Slain victims of Attack at Kaduna Tourist Spot

A female expatriate and two others have been killed by suspected kidnappers in Kajuru Local Governor Area of Kaduna State, police said. Police said Ms Mooney, who worked in the west African nation for almost two years, had been attending a party before the incident.

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  • Man who planned to attend MI college beheaded by Saudi government
Man who planned to attend MI college beheaded by Saudi government

Iranian protesters hold placards and shout slogans during a demonstration in Tehran on January 8, 2016 ... The body of one of the men - Khaled bin Abdel Karim al-Tuwaijri - was publicly pinned to a poll for several hours in a process that is not frequently used by the kingdom and has sparked controversy for its grisly display.

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  • ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Bombings That Killed Over 300
ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Bombings That Killed Over 300

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the series of "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter that killed 321 people, underlining the need to bring perpetrators, organisers, financiers of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice.

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