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Ireland: Presumption Of Disclosure Of Records Under FOI Does Not Apply To Exempted Records - Arthur Cox

Private sector businesses contracting with State bodies will welcome a recent judgement of the Court of Appeal.


Tennessee lawmakers send governor ‘triggered’ abortion ban

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A proposal that would effectively outlaw most abortions in Tennessee if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade is headed to the governor’s desk. State lawmakers in both the House and Senate overwhelmingly advanced the legislation on Monday, with just a handful of Democrats voting against. The legislation is expected […]
Tags: Health, Nation


U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil, but China Is Defiant

Oil prices rose to their highest levels since October in anticipation of Monday’s announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump administration officials had debated the move.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Pompeo, Mike, Iran


U.S. Ends Policy Of Allowing Select Countries To Buy Oil From Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that any country that flouts U.S. sanctions and buys oil from Iran will face serious economic consequences.
Tags: News, Iran, State, Mike Pompeo


U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil

Oil prices rose to their highest levels since October in anticipation of Monday’s announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump administration officials had debated the move.
Tags: News, Iran, State, Mike, Pompeo, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Mike Pompeo Trump


US voices disappointment at delay in Afghan talks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Afghanistan’s president over the weekend to express Washington’s disappointment over the indefinite postponement of Afghan talks with the Taliban, according to a statement released Monday. The talks were scheduled to start this coming Friday in Qatar, where the Taliban maintain an office, but were […]
Tags: News, Washington, US, Qatar, Afghanistan, Nation, Taliban, State, KABUL Afghanistan, Mike Pompeo, Nation & World


‘International Network’ of Islamic Extremists Believed Responsible for Sri Lanka Church Bombings

Sri Lankan authorities believe a local Islamist militant group, assisted by an “international network” of sympathizers, carried out the string of church and hotel bombings that left 290 people dead and at least 500 injured on Sunday morning.While they have not yet announced the responsible party, the authorities believe members of a local group known as National Thowheed Jamath carried out a total of eight bombings across the country on Sunday.All of the suicide bombers were Sri Lankan citizens,...


US Won’t Renew Sanctions Waivers For Nations Importing Iranian Oil, Including Allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised Monday to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to announce that the administration will not renew sanctions waivers for the five countries when they expire on May 2, three U.S. officials said. The others are China and India. It was not immediately clear if any of the five would be g...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Washington, Saudi Arabia, China, India, US, Turkey, Iran, Ap, Taiwan, Nato, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Japan South Korea


U.S. to Stop Exempting Major Buyers of Iranian Oil From Biting Sanctions

Oil prices rose to their highest levels since October in anticipation of Monday’s announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to further isolate Iran.
Tags: News, Iran, State, Mike, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions


Social media "influencer" sent gunman to steal domain name

Rossi Lorathio Adams II, a social media "influencer", built a brand around "State Snaps." Telling people to "Do it for State" became a catchphrase in the comments. The owner of doitforstate.com was not interested in selling the domain, however, so Adams sent his cousin to force the owner to transfer the domain at gunpoint. The owner disarmed the intruder, shot him several times with the weapon, then called the police. Now Adams and his cousin are going to jail. "Between 2015 and 2017, Adams repe...
Tags: Post, News, Domains, Mistakes, Influencers, State, Adams, Rossi Lorathio Adams


Pompeo: No More Sanctions Waivers For Iranian Oil Importers

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announces an end to sanctions waivers it has granted countries that import Iranian oil, such as Japan and Turkey.
Tags: Japan, News, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


United States: New York State Transfer Tax Changes - Morrison & Foerster LLP

New York State has made changes to the State real estate transfer taxes that will apply to conveyances occurring on or after July 1, 2019
Tags: News, United States, New York State, State, Foerster LLP, New York State Transfer Tax Changes Morrison


US warns terrorists continue to plot Sri Lanka attacks

The US State Department has warned of possible terrorist attacks in a revised travel advisory for Sri Lanka, after a series of deadly blasts killed nearly 300 people -- including Americans -- in the island nation on Easter Sunday. Sunday's attacks saw suicide bombers target churches during Easter services and high-end hotels in the capital Colombo. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "several" Americans were killed -- the worst violence to hit Sri Lanka since a long and bloody civil war ended ...


US increasing pressure on use of Iranian oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran, officials said Sunday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to announce on Monday that the administration will not […]
Tags: News, Washington, US, Turkey, Iran, Ap, Nation, Trump, State, Japan South Korea, Mike Pompeo, Nation & World


AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran, officials said Sunday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to announce on Monday that the administration will not […]
Tags: News, Washington, US, Turkey, Iran, Ap, Nation, Trump, State, Japan South Korea, Mike Pompeo, Nation & World


Sri Lanka bombings: Intelligence blunder ahead of terror attack that killed more than 200

Almost 300 killed - everything we know so far Victims: mother and son among five Britons killed in explosions Intelligence on threat not passed on to Sri Lankan government Reconstruction: How attacker waited at buffet before detonating  World leaders and cricket stars have reacted with horror Key intelligence on a possible terrorist attack was not passed onto the Sri Lankan government weeks before at least 290 people were killed in a wave of Easter Sunday suicide bombings on churches and five-st...
Tags: UK, Isis, News, Angela Merkel, Iraq, India, Israel, US, America, Barack Obama, Turkey, Syria, Ap, Britain, United States, Theresa May


'Easter massacre': How the world reacted to Sri Lanka terror attacks

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed almost 300 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners - with British, Dutch and American citizens among them. Images of the carnage features on front pages around the world amid horror at what was frequently called the  "Easter massacre".  Here is a round-up of how the world reacted. Sri Lanka The Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, called on Sri Lanka's government to "mercilessly" punis...
Tags: Twitter, Europe, UK, News, Abc, Australia, Angela Merkel, US, Jerusalem, Eu, Spain, European Union, Daily Mirror, Britain, United States, Theresa May


Exclusive: U.S. carves out exceptions for foreigners dealing with Revolutionary Guards

The exemptions, granted by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and described by a State Department spokesman in response to questions from Reuters, mean officials from countries such as Iraq who may have dealings with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, would not necessarily be denied U.S. visas. The IRGC is a powerful faction in Iran that controls a business empire as well as elite armed and intelligence forces. The exceptions to U.S. sanctions would also permit foreign executives w...
Tags: News, Iraq, Iran, State Department, Yemen, Reuters, Irgc, State, Syria Iraq, Mike Pompeo, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps


AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. U.S. officials say Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to announce on Monday that the administration will not […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, US, Turkey, Iran, Ap, Nation, Trump, State, Japan South Korea, Mike Pompeo


Easter Carnage Threatens to Breed More Violence in Sri Lanka

More than 200 people, including as many as 30 foreigners, were killed in a series of coordinated explosions on Easter Sunday at churches and luxury hotels across the country, including the capital Colombo. Several Americans are among the dead, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said. Some of the explosions were suicide bombings, Information Minister Ruwan Wijewardene said.


Mike Pompeo says 'several' US citizens killed in Sri Lanka attacks

Thirty-six foreigners were thought to be among those killed in attacks that left nearly 300 people dead and 500 injuredSri Lanka bombings: stay up to date on our live blog A view of St Sebastian’s church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Sunday. Photograph: Chamila Karunarathne/AP Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday “several” US citizens died in a series of explosions in Sri Lanka that killed at least 290 people and left 500 injured. That toll was expected...


Iran’s supreme leader picks new Revolutionary Guard chief

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader has appointed a new head to the country’s powerful Revolutionary Guard, just after the U.S. designated the paramilitary force a terrorist group. State-run Iranian media gave no reason for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s decision to replace the Guard’s commander. Taking over will be Gen. Hossein Salami, a 59-year-old who […]
Tags: News, Iran, Ap, Nation, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, State, TEHRAN Iran, Revolutionary Guard, Hossein Salami


Easter Sunday Bombs in Sri Lanka Target Christians and Tourists, Kill Hundreds

REUTERS/Dinuka LiyanawatteA series of coordinated bomb blasts at churches and hotels across Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and left hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday in one of the worst bouts of violence in the island nation since civil war ended a decade ago.Four luxury hotels and three Catholic churches were among the highly populated areas that were targeted, according to the Associated Press. Officials told the AP that at least two of the blasts were carried out by suicide bomber...
Tags: News, Bbc, Rome, United States, Theresa May, New York Times, Pope Francis, Associated Press, Catholic, Christian, Air Force, Times, Donald Trump, Sri Lanka, Afp, State


Pompeo insists he's 'still in charge' on North Korea negotiations

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo emphasized Friday that he is "still in charge" of the diplomatic team running negotiations with North Korea and made it clear that he plans to continue serving in that capacity despite a blistering rebuke by Pyongyang earlier this week that called for the top US diplomat to be removed from denuclearization talks.
Tags: North Korea, US, Cnn, Pyongyang, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


North Korea Criticizes Bolton’s ‘Dim-Sighted’ Remarks About Denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton for calling on North Korea to show more evidence of its disarmament commitment before a possible third leaders’ summit. North Korea’s criticism appears to be a continuation of its frustration at deadlocked nuclear negotiations with the United States. Earlier in the week, the North tested a new weapon and demanded that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo be rem...
Tags: South Korea, News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, North Korea, White House, Russia, Singapore, Ap, United States, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Vietnam, Bolton, Donald Trump, Trump


NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton over a recent interview he gave. State media on Saturday cited First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui as criticizing Bolton for telling Bloomberg News that the U.S. would need more evidence of North […]
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, Nation, Bolton, State, Bloomberg News, NKorea, Seoul South Korea, John Bolton, Nation & World, Choe Son Hui


Pompeo says he's still in charge on N. Korea, works with Japan

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday he remained in charge of negotiating with North Korea despite the regime's demands to exclude him, as he voiced guarded hope with Japan on securing a deal. Pompeo led four-way talks in Washington of the US and Japanese foreign affairs and defense chiefs, the latest in a flurry of major meetings scheduled between the close allies. Amid a standstill with North Korea, Pompeo brushed aside an angry statement this week in which Pyongyang called the top ...
Tags: Japan, News, Washington, North Korea, US, Korea, Pyongyang, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Pompeo says US will take 'tough action' on Russian meddling

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Friday the United States would keep taking "tough action" on Russia after Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed widespread attempts by Moscow to help elect President Donald Trump. A day after Mueller's 400-page report was released publicly, Pompeo said that the Trump administration had raised interference in the 2016 election during each meeting with Russia.
Tags: News, Russia, US, United States, Moscow, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Mueller, Pompeo, Robert Mueller, Mike Pompeo


Kremlin Spins Redacted Mueller Report Into Another ‘I-Told-You-So’ Moment

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin argued on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The redacted report presented on Thursday said that there was no collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian officials but it did document Russian efforts to meddle in the presidential vote. The publication of the redacted report offered Russian officials another “I-told-you-so” moment ...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Ukraine, Ap, Moscow, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Mueller, Dmitry Peskov, Peskov, Rossiya, Robert Mueller, Alexei Pushkov


Pompeo dismisses NKorea's rejection of him as US negotiator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected a North Korean demand that he be replaced as President Donald Trump's top negotiator, as the United States and Japan vowed to continue to enforce tough sanctions on North Korea until it dismantles its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.
Tags: Japan, News, Washington, North Korea, US, Ap, United States, Donald Trump, State, NKorea, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo



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