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After landing in Islamabad late Thursday, Zarif told Iranian media he would brief Pakistani officials on what he described as "dangerous" developments in the region. Iranian officials said that the uranium would be enriched only to the 3.67 per cent limit set under the nuclear deal, making it suitable for a power plant but far below what is needed for an atomic weapon.
  • And These Airlines Want Compensation From Boeing

    And These Airlines Want Compensation From Boeing

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    Despite any decision made by the FAA on the safety of the 737 MAX, both China and Europe have their own flight safety regulators and will decide for themselves when they think the 737 MAX is safe to resume flying. Among the questions is whether simulators should be required before the planes are allowed back in the air, which would be more expensive and time consuming yet also more immersive, or whether the needed training could be done on a tablet computer.
  • US officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran

    US officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran

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    Top Democrats say Mr Trump escalated problems by abruptly withdrawing the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, a complex accord negotiated during the Obama administration to prevent Iran from nuclear weapons production. Trump a year ago pulled out of a multinational agreement negotiated under his predecessor Barack Obama under which Tehran drastically scaled back its nuclear work in return for promises of sanctions relief.
  • USA charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage

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    The new Espionage Act charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Assange made public last month that accused him of conspiring with Manning to crack a defense computer password. Department of State cables". The department called it "one of the largest compromises of classified information in the history of the United States".
  • Ben Carson mixed up the real estate term 'REO' with Oreo cookies

    Ben Carson mixed up the real estate term 'REO' with Oreo cookies

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    Part of the reason Carson didn't have the answers Porter was looking for was because he didn't know what an REO was, which is apparently one of the first things an aspiring real estate professional would learn. Pressley then asked Carson if he would allow his grandmother to live in public housing under his watch. When Pressley said, "You don't get to do that", Carson , seeming uninformed, simply said, "oh".
  • Iran leader slams his president, foreign minister over nuke deal handling

    Iran leader slams his president, foreign minister over nuke deal handling

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    The White House earlier this month sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the region over a still-unexplained threat it perceived from Iran. In February, as a Middle East meeting hosted by the Poles and orchestrated by the Trump administration kicked off, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted an ominous tweet , saying that the gathering was to "advance the common interest of war with Iran".
  • Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly

    Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly

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    Some of those arriving were carrying wooden sticks and had put toothpaste around their eyes to try counteract tear gas, Reuters explained. Since 23:00 WIB (Western Indonesia Time), Monday, May 21, 2019, the mob who had clashed with the police while demonstrating in front of the Bawaslu office, Jalan MH Thamrin, Jakarta , retreated to Jalan Wahid Hasyim.
  • Trump Directs White House Counsel Don McGahn to Skip Congressional Testimony

    Trump Directs White House Counsel Don McGahn to Skip Congressional Testimony

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    The White House released a letter Tuesday night that Trump wrote Pelosi and Schumer letting them know his preference for Congress taking up the proposed US trade deal with Mexico and Canada first. "Let me be clear: this committee will hear Mr McGahn's testimony, even if we have to go to court to secure it". US Assistant Attorney General Steven Engel said Congress "may not constitutionally compel the President's senior advisers to testify about their official duties".
  • Pelosi says Trump 'is engaged in a cover-up' - drawing his fury

    Pelosi says Trump 'is engaged in a cover-up' - drawing his fury

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    The meeting lasted only a few minutes. A rare bipartisan commitment between the White House and Congress to make a sweeping agreement on infrastructure has dramatically collapsed. "I have no doubt that the President committed impeachable acts, but there's a reason that the founders gave that decision to Congress", said Khanna, according to a Democratic source.
  • Shoe firms urge end to US-China trade war

    Shoe firms urge end to US-China trade war

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    Shares of Intel, Qualcomm and Broadcom dropped after the companoes also said they would also comply with the U.S. ban. The EU imposed import duties of 25% on a $2.8 billion range of imports from the United States in retaliation for USA tariffs on European steel and aluminum.