• US Court Denies Chelsea Manning's Bail Request

    US Court Denies Chelsea Manning's Bail Request

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    Manning was subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia and refused to do so. In a transcript of a March 5 hearing , Manning's attorney Moira Meltzer-Cohen expressed concern that, because Manning is "not a target in this investigation, it would appear that the government may harbor an interest in undermining her previous testimony [because that testimony] doesn't inculpate anyone else who might be a target".
  • Boeing uncertain how 737 crashes will hit profits

    Boeing uncertain how 737 crashes will hit profits

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    Revenues dipped 2.0 percent to $22.9 billion. The results are the first since the company entered crisis mode with the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, which along with an October Lion Air crash claimed 346 lives. Shares in Boeing have almost tripled in value during the past three years, the most rapid rise in the company's history and growth close to four times as fast as the Dow Jones industrial average during that period.
  • U.S. move to end Iran exemptions sending oil prices higher

    U.S. move to end Iran exemptions sending oil prices higher

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    Despite the move by Washington , analysts said global oil markets would be able to cope with the Iran disruption as there was enough spare capacity from other suppliers. Japan expects a limited impact from the USA decision not to renew waivers previously granted on Iran oil import sanctions, the country's trade and industry minister said on Tuesday.
  • Iran’s Supreme Leader Appoints New Commander for Revolutionary Guards

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Appoints New Commander for Revolutionary Guards

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    It's the latest in a series of steps Washington has taken to ramp up pressure on Iran since President Donald Trump quit the multinational nuclear accord with the Islamic Republic past year and reimposed sanctions. Tehran retaliated by naming the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist organization and the USA government as a sponsor of terrorism.
  • Tory grandee Widdecombe defects to Farage's Brexit Party

    Tory grandee Widdecombe defects to Farage's Brexit Party

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    The PM has insisted the United Kingdom could still leave by 22 May and avoid taking part in the elections if her withdrawal agreement is approved by Parliament, but otherwise, the country is likely to have to take part in the vote. But prisons minister Rory Stewart backed Mrs May as "our best hope" of resolving Brexit. The BBC reported that more than 70 bosses of local Conservative associations have signed a petition calling for an extraordinary general meeting, with Mrs May's position at ...
  • UNSC strongly condemns 'heinous and cowardly' terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

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    Two further explosions were reported later when police searched for suspects: one in Dehiwala in southern Colombo, and another one near the Colombo district of Dematagoda during a police raid. Eight Britons, ten Indians and nationals from Turkey, Australia, France, Japan and Portugal, were also killed, according to Sri Lankan officials and foreign governments.
  • Change UK to launch European election campaign

    Change UK to launch European election campaign

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    Change UK will launch its campaign later for the European Parliamentary elections on 23 May. Theresa May could face another challenge to her leadership this summer if senior Conservative backbench MPs change the party's rules at a meeting tonight.
  • JUSSIE SMOLLETT: Brother claims disgraced star has 'night terrors'

    JUSSIE SMOLLETT: Brother claims disgraced star has 'night terrors'

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    Glandian's statements have caused considerable damage to Plaintiffs' careers, as they have lost talent agent contracts and career opportunities", the suit alleges. That is not who we are. Prosecutors later dropped the charges against Smollett, sparking an outcry. - Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has received threats to her personal safety and security after her office's decision to drop the criminal charges against Jussie Smollett , according to the Cook County State's Attorney's ...
  • N.Korea's Kim, Putin to hold first talks in Russia's Far East

    N.Korea's Kim, Putin to hold first talks in Russia's Far East

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    Kim's visit to North Korea's northern neighbor comes amid an impasse in the nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington. The meeting in Vladivostok - two months after the collapse of talks between Kim and President Trump in Hanoi - offers both Kim and Putin a chance to send messages to Washington.