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Donald Trump Disses Nobel Prize Donald Trump Disses Nobel Prize
- May 12, 2018

He elaborated by saying that the prize he wants is "victory for the world". "You know what I want to do?" If Trump were to win the award, he'd be the fifth American president bestowed with the honor. "A lot of bad things can happen", Trump said . "Late Night" played a clip of said question, with Trump's puzzling response: " Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it ". (more...)
Trump and health secretary outline 'blueprint' to lower drug prices Trump and health secretary outline 'blueprint' to lower drug prices
- May 12, 2018

He also promised to make it more expensive for "free-riding" foreign countries to produce drugs, arguing that they take advantage of US manufacturers' research and development. Trump has repeatedly chastised drug companies. The White House has made recommendations in the president's budget request and in a report issued by the White House Council of Economic Advisers. (more...)
Fortis approves offer from Munjals, Burmans Fortis approves offer from Munjals, Burmans
- May 12, 2018

Hero Enterprise is an investment company formed by Sunil Munjal , a member of the family that runs India's largest motorcycle maker Hero. "Going forward, the immediate plan of action for the company should be to build on its strengths, retain talent, expand business and institutionalise processes at Fortis ", Anand Burman , Chairman of Dabur India said on the takeover deal. (more...)
Donald Trump to discuss trade with China's Xi Jinping as talks continue Donald Trump to discuss trade with China's Xi Jinping as talks continue
- May 12, 2018

Trump tweets that they'll discuss trade , an area where he says "good things will happen". US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last week led a delegation of seven top economic advisers, including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, to Beijing for a two-day visit with a team of Chinese counterparts led by Vice-Premier Liu He. (more...)
Waffle House Goes Viral Again And Activists Have Had Enough Waffle House Goes Viral Again And Activists Have Had Enough
- May 12, 2018

From one angle, you can see even hands were in the air. The now-viral footage of the incident shows him being choked by the cop, who at one point, appears to go for a full-nelson submission hold before adjusting his grip and grabbing Wall's throat . (more...)
Iran expects word from Airbus on plane deal soon - Fars
- May 12, 2018

The situation is uncertain, as on Tuesday president Donald Trump stated, that the United States pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal, also announcing that he would re-impose the highest level of economic sanctions against Tehran, urging other countries to follow this decision. (more...)
They Had One Date. She Texted Him 65K Times They Had One Date. She Texted Him 65K Times
- May 12, 2018

Following their date, Ades sent around 500 text messages per day. But things escalated quickly after police say Ades started texting the man constantly. "When officers arrived at the home, the woman was taking a bath", according to court documents obtained by ABC15. Ades met the victim, a Paradise Valley man who was not identified, through a dating site, FOX10 Phoenix reported . (more...)
SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions
- May 12, 2018

SpaceX lifted Bangladesh's first satellite into orbit Friday using an upgraded rocket designed for dozens of repeat flights including back-to-back, same-day launches. For this new model , SpaceX enhanced engine performance, strengthened various parts of the rocket and improved the landing gear system. "The rocket and payload are in good health - the team is striving for a backup transmitter tomorrow". (more...)
Trump rallying Indiana Republicans after bruising primary Trump rallying Indiana Republicans after bruising primary
- May 12, 2018

Trump's appellate nominees were approved by the Senate an average of just 20 days after being voted out of the committee, which is eight times faster than Obama's nominees. Someone who considered himself to be a lifelong Republican and always voted a Republican ballot could have chosen to vote a Democratic Party ballot on Tuesday. (more...)
Oil Gains as Israel and Iran Clash After Trump's Sanctions Move Oil Gains as Israel and Iran Clash After Trump's Sanctions Move
- May 12, 2018

The crude draw was largely due to a decline in imports, which fell by the most since November 2016. USA investment bank Jefferies said in a note on Friday that it expects Iranian crude oil exports to start falling in the next few months. China, Iran's largest customer, may be especially reluctant to cut Iran off because of the trade tensions between Beijing and Washington. The EIA on Tuesday raised its forecast for USA output in its monthly report to 12 million bpd late next year. (more...)
Analyses don't back up Trump on Iran deal Analyses don't back up Trump on Iran deal
- May 12, 2018

Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News. A main factor in Trump's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA, Mattis said, was that "we found it inadequate for the long-term effort" aimed at curbing Iran's destabilizing influence in the region and limiting its ability to develop nuclear weapons. (more...)
Pakistan imposes reciprocal restrictions on USA diplomats Pakistan imposes reciprocal restrictions on USA diplomats
- May 12, 2018

As reported by the Dawn , Pakistan had received a notification by the United States imposing restrictions on the movement of the Pakistani diplomats as they would need to apply for permission at least five days ahead of an intended travel outside the imposed 25 miles radius. (more...)
Top Philippines court ousts its own chief justice Top Philippines court ousts its own chief justice
- May 12, 2018

By a vote of 8-6, the court granted the government's petition to cancel Sereno's appointment on the grounds that she failed to disclose information pertaining to her financial earnings when she was appointed in 2010. It was also the first time in the history of the Philippines' High Tribunal that a chief justice was removed through a quo warranto plea. Sereno's supporters argued that the submission of an applicant's SALNs is not absolute requirement since it is not mentioned in the 1987 ... (more...)
Giuliani Resigns from Greenberg Traurig, Citing Russia Probe Giuliani Resigns from Greenberg Traurig, Citing Russia Probe
- May 12, 2018

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani's resignation from Greenberg Traurig to devote his time to representing President Donald Trump pushed the Miami-born law firm into the national spotlight again for a few hours. Giuliani joined Trump's legal team not long after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raids of Michael Cohen's office, hotel and home . After Giuliani's resignation, effective Wednesday, was made public, Greenberg Traurig spokeswoman Jill Perry told The New ... (more...)
PM Narendra Modi embarks on 2-day visit to Nepal PM Narendra Modi embarks on 2-day visit to Nepal
- May 11, 2018

It must be noted that the Ramayan Circuit Bus Route will connect Janakpur , Goddess Sita's birthplace, to Ayodhya , Lord Ram's birthplace. The five hydropower plants have been in the works for over a decade and would be a game-changer for Nepal. (more...)
Chinese TV cuts tattoos, gay-themed dance from Eurovision Chinese TV cuts tattoos, gay-themed dance from Eurovision
- May 11, 2018

Mango TV is an online broadcaster connected to the government-owned Hunan Broadcasting System, China's second-largest television network. A CHINESE broadcaster airing the Eurovision Song Contest edited out Ireland's performance because of its depiction of a gay relationship. (more...)
'Most serious' military conflict between Iran, Israel breaks out in Syria 'Most serious' military conflict between Iran, Israel breaks out in Syria
- May 11, 2018

The Observatory said the missiles targeted depots and rocket launchers that likely belonged to Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, killing at least 15 people, eight of them Iranians. "We stand ready because the Iranians may try to attack again, to provoke again, and we will have to defend ourselves as we have done so far", he said. (more...)
Summit set, detainees free; Trump sees N. Korea 'big success' Summit set, detainees free; Trump sees N. Korea 'big success'
- May 11, 2018

After meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Pompeo crossed his fingers when asked by United States reporters whether the three men would be released from the hotel they had recently been transferred to. "We think relationships are building with North Korea", Trump had said, adding: "We'll see how it all works out". Mr Warmbier's death escalated US-North Korea tensions, already running high at the time over Pyongyang's stepped-up missile tests. (more...)
This is taking too long: last words of euthanasia scientist David Goodall This is taking too long: last words of euthanasia scientist David Goodall
- May 11, 2018

He was not terminally ill but said he had grown exhausted of living with deteriorating health. Professor Goodall campaigned for the right to die as a member of the pro-euthanasia organisation Exit International . "Everyone over middle age should have the right unquestioned to end their lives as and when they choose, but we have quite a way to go in Australia for that", he said. (more...)
President Trump and Vice President Pence in IN tonight President Trump and Vice President Pence in IN tonight
- May 11, 2018

Mike Pence is often spared of the venom spewed by the Morning Joe crew in the direction of President Donald Trump and many others in his administration. In his remarks, Trump painted a glowing picture of his presidency. Trump is expected to assume a larger role on the campaign trail in coming months as Republicans work to retain control of the House and Senate. (more...)
Dash cam in Florida shows deputy's effort to save baby's life Dash cam in Florida shows deputy's effort to save baby's life
- May 11, 2018

Nix rushed the baby into the emergency room. Marion County Sheriff's Office K9 Deputy Jeremie Nix was on his way home from his shift when he was flagged down by a motorist as he was stopped at a red light at the intersection of SE Lake Weir Avenue and SE 17th Street. (more...)
Four children among seven killed in Australian mass shooting
- May 11, 2018

He said the bodies of two adults were found outside a building on the property, and five bodies were found inside. The homicide squad is assisting police in investigating, and Dawson confirmed there were now no concerns for the safety of the wider public. (more...)
Lavrov: US sanctions on Iran should not destroy JCPOA Lavrov: US sanctions on Iran should not destroy JCPOA
- May 11, 2018

France's foreign minister said that the 2015 nuclear restraint deal with Iran was "not dead" despite Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out from the agreement, and added that French President Emmanuel Macron would speak later in the day to Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani . (more...)
Blankenship Out For Blood: Making Sure Rival 'Won't Become Senator' Blankenship Out For Blood: Making Sure Rival 'Won't Become Senator'
- May 11, 2018

He added: "Tremendous voter energy and excitement, and all candidates are those who have a great chance of winning in November". West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey claimed the nomination instead. Former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray is projected to win Ohio's Democratic gubernatorial primary, according to NBC. (more...)
Past use of torture should disqualify Central Intelligence Agency director nominee Past use of torture should disqualify Central Intelligence Agency director nominee
- May 11, 2018

On Wednesday, she testified publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee and addressed key questions about the CIA and torture. He remarked: "When I voted to declassify the committee's report on the program in 2014, I wrote about my serious concerns regarding the destruction of videotapes documenting interrogation sessions and said that those involved in the decision to destroy those records against the clear direction of senior US officials should no longer be leading the agency". (more...)

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