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The order authorises the Secretary of Commerce to "prohibit transactions posing an unacceptable risk to the national security of the United States or the security and safety of United States persons", the statement added. Ambassador Richard Grenell said in March. The order, called Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain, prevents foreign involvement in the nation's carrier networks and comes after rumors that Trump would be banning Huawei this week.
  • Harry and Meghan introduce baby Archie to the Queen

    Harry and Meghan introduce baby Archie to the Queen

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    Soon after the royal new parents stepped out with their newborn son at St. George's Hall in Windsor Castle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex retreated indoors to formally introduce Baby Sussex to his great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen .
  • EU Slams Arrest of Senior Venezuelan Opposition Figure

    EU Slams Arrest of Senior Venezuelan Opposition Figure

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    Party head Carlos Prosperi said security forces towed Zambrano's vehicle away while the lawmaker still inside. The Supreme Court had earlier accused those lawmakers of conspiracy, rebellion and treason, and accused another three opposition legislators of the same crimes on Wednesday.
  • Ramaphosa to take an axe to his cabinet

    Ramaphosa to take an axe to his cabinet

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    The party, which appeals mainly to young voters and the poor, has centred its election campaign on its policy of seizing land from largely white owners to give to poor blacks. Hundreds of ANC ruling party supporters from the Mangosothu University of Technology. "It might be a reduced majority", said political scientist Collette Schulz-Herzenberg from Stellenbosch University.
  • SKorean military: NKorea's latest launches were missiles

    SKorean military: NKorea's latest launches were missiles

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    Meanwhile, as tensions escalate, the U.S. has seized a North Korean cargo ship carrying coal that was used to violate worldwide sanctions. Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said that North Korea's tests of ballistic missiles "is a clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions and is extremely regrettable", according to daily The Mainichi.
  • USA seizes North Korean cargo ship

    USA seizes North Korean cargo ship

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    The monitors said Indonesia reported the ship was registered under both the flags of Sierra Leone and North Korea and that it had found "cargo documents and clearance received from a Russian cargo ship intending to conduct an STS (ship-to-ship) transfer" in waters off the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan.
  • Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran warns over nuclear deal

    Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran warns over nuclear deal

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    Pompeo said he made the trip because Iranian forces are "escalating their activity" and said the threat of attacks were "very specific". He refused to give further details, but U.S. Pompeo also said he wanted to underscore Iraq's need to protect Americans in their country. In Iraq, a debate has been raging in recent months over the fate of some 5,200 U.S.
  • Trump 'very surprised' by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr

    Trump 'very surprised' by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr

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    I don't think the house thinks that, and they're gonna to stir this up. My son was totally exonerated by Mueller who doesn't like Trump, me. While McConnell said in his Tuesday speech that it was "case closed" on the Mueller probe, his office noted that he didn't go so far to say the intelligence panel's work was done.
  • Mnuchin Keeps Trump’s Tax Returns Under Lock And Key

    Mnuchin Keeps Trump’s Tax Returns Under Lock And Key

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    New York lawmakers are expected to move closer Wednesday to allowing the release of President Donald Trump's state tax returns , The New York Times is reporting. Neal has now indicated that he will continue to demand to tax details of Trump. The president's personal lawyer sent letters to the Treasury Department urging it not to release his financial information.
  • One Student Dead And Several Injured After School Shooting In America

    One Student Dead And Several Injured After School Shooting In America

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    According to student Nui Giasolli , who spoke to several media outlets, Castillo was killed lunging towards one of the shooters in an effort to stop Tuesday's violence. He said it was not surprising to him that Kendrick was said to have charged one of the shooters as they entered a classroom. "Who we are is a kind, compassionate, caring people, and this does not define us".
  • Iran rolls back part of nuclear pact, France issues warning

    Iran rolls back part of nuclear pact, France issues warning

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    The White House said it was targeting the country's biggest revenue source after oil and warned in a statement: "Tehran can expect further actions unless it fundamentally alters its conduct". Is the Iran nuclear deal dead? For now, Iran's stockpile of enriched uranium is still well below the deal's cap and heavy water is less sensitive. This includes the establishment of a special payments system to help worldwide companies who want to continue trading with Iran to bypass sanctions.
  • Pelosi Says Trump ‘Is Goading Us To Impeach Him’

    Pelosi Says Trump ‘Is Goading Us To Impeach Him’

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    Pelosi referenced McConnell's remarks earlier in the morning where he argued that it's time to move on from Mueller's investigation and report, declaring " case closed ". The California Democrat hammered the administration's stonewalling of Congress, and accused the president of obstruction, as Democrats continue to battle with the White House over access to documents, witnesses and information.
  • Florida woman pulls alligator from yoga trousers during traffic stop, police say

    Florida woman pulls alligator from yoga trousers during traffic stop, police say

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    It was no ordinary traffic stop for deputies Monday morning in Charlotte County, Florida . When the deputies asked if they could search the bags in the truck, Clemons gave them permission. The 41 three-striped turtles that were allegedly hidden in a backpack on the floor of a truck. To which she replied by retrieving the scaly critter from her pants - because this is Florida.
  • British government confirms European elections will take place

    British government confirms European elections will take place

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    It followed a request from the 1922 Committee for "clarity" on the issue . Local Conservative organizations have said they will hold a non-binding no-confidence vote in May's leadership on 15 June. Her effective deputy David Lidington confirmed the elections will go ahead, but said the Government was "redoubling our efforts" to get an EU Withdrawal Agreement ratified by the start of July so the MEPs elected this month never have to take their seats.
  • Rashida Tlaib: Palestinians Want to Be Free, It’s Israel’s Fault

    Rashida Tlaib: Palestinians Want to Be Free, It’s Israel’s Fault

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    The global Israeli news agency Tazpit Press Service (TPS) reported that Islamic Jihad representatives offered compensation to the family for the death of the baby and a woman who may have been her mother. The IDF released a video showing a building where it says the attack was launched being destroyed. Israeli counterstrikes at what the Israel Defense Forces said were military targets killed at least a dozen Palestinians.
  • Boeing 737 Max 8 woes stifle Asian airlines' growth plans

    Boeing 737 Max 8 woes stifle Asian airlines' growth plans

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    But only 20% of customers had purchased the optional feature, and neither Lion Air nor Ethiopian Airlines had functioning angle of attack disagree indicators on their 737 Max fleets, The New York Times reports . Boeing's latest disclosure raises new questions about the 737 Max's development and testing - and the company's lack of transparency. In both flights, for example, investigators found that faulty "angle of attack" sensors activated software that forced the planes into nosedives.
  • Venezuela opposition-led congress authorizes payment on PDVSA 2020 bond

    Venezuela opposition-led congress authorizes payment on PDVSA 2020 bond

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    The court said it asked Attorney General Tarek Saab to handle the "criminal investigation" into the opposition legislators for high treason and conspiracy. Guaido, who declared himself president in January, was stripped of his parliamentary immunity last month for violating a ban on leaving the country, but Maduro's government has neither charged nor arrested him.
  • Jim Crow Is Sneaking Back Under Trump

    Jim Crow Is Sneaking Back Under Trump

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    Listing Trump's previous actions of firing former FBI Director James Comey , asking former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Mueller investigation , and siding with Vladimir Putin over the United States intelligence community during their joint press conference in Helsinki as reasons he had called for impeachment previously, O'Rourke said the Mueller report takes the conversation to another level.
  • 2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast

    2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast

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    Days after the raids by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India which exposed links between the conspirators of the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka and a few Indians, the top military officer of the island nation too confirmed the suspects have worldwide links and even visited Kerala, Bangalore and Kashmir in India.
  • Texas Amber Alert: Maleah Davis abducted near Houston

    Texas Amber Alert: Maleah Davis abducted near Houston

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    At a media conference police say they do not know the motive behind the kidnapping. They handed out at least 100 missing person flyers throughout the Sugar Land area in Houston , Sunday. One purportedly made a comment that "Maleah looks very nice, looks very sweet", Holbrook said, quoting Vence's statement to officers. Maleah's mother who was returning to Houston from attending her father's funeral in MA, on the other hand was left at the airport and had to be picked up by her mother, ...
  • EU and Britain condemn U.S. oil and nuclear sanctions on Iran

    EU and Britain condemn U.S. oil and nuclear sanctions on Iran

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    The United States, which a year ago withdrew from a 2015 Iran nuclear deal with world powers, has told buyers of Iranian oil to stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions. 'We also note with concern the decision by the United States not to fully renew waivers for nuclear non-proliferation projects in the framework of the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action),' it added.
  • 1 dead, 2 missing in 'ground-shaking' plant explosion in IL

    1 dead, 2 missing in 'ground-shaking' plant explosion in IL

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    A "catastrophic explosion" left at least two people dead and others injured or unaccounted for at a silicone plant in IL on May 3, 2019. Lenzi said earlier Saturday it was "not likely" that any of the missing workers survived. The four were taken to local hospitals, including two transported to Advocate Condell and two to Vista East. The state fire marshal and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.
  • Trump says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress

    Trump says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress

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    Trump wondered if Democrats were "looking for a redo because they hated seeing the strong NO COLLUSION conclusion". "No redos for the Dems!" he continued . Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) said that the committee debated a possible date for Mueller's testimony. The attorney general dismissed the letter as "a little bit snitty".
  • Newly crowned Thai king carried in spectacular procession

    Newly crowned Thai king carried in spectacular procession

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    On Sunday, there will be a 7-kilometer royal procession involving 343 men, in which the King will again be carried on his palanquin through nearby city streets to visit four important temples and allow the public to pay homage to him. The high-reaching crown, which weighs 7.3 kg (16 lb) symbolizes the summit of Mount Meru, the Hindu god Indra's heavenly abode, and its weight represents the monarch's royal burden.