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Jersey row: fishing leader says French threats ‘close to act of war’

Don Thompson says response from France is ‘like something you would see from Iran or Russia’France’s response to post-Brexit fishing restrictions around the island of Jersey has been described as “pretty close to an act of war” by fishing community leaders in St Helier. They say they have been told 100 boats are being lined up in France for a 6am blockade at the main Channel Island port on Thursday, threatening food and energy supplies.“It was inevitable that the French would kick off,” said the...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Russia, UK News, World news, Iran, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, St Helier, DON THOMPSON, Channel Island, Fishing Industry, Jersey Fishermen 's Association


Postnuptial agreements are very similar to prenuptial agreements.

6. The company will indemnify the employer against any claim, loss, damage occurred, or caused to the employer due to willful acts or omissions or carelessness or negligence of the security guards employed by the company, while on duty. 3. The company at its own expenses shall provide its security guards with necessary uniform, arms, outfit, etc. required for the effective discharge of security services to the employer. 9. The employer shall be entitled to supervise the services provided by the ...
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White House Denies Recent Report of Prisoner Exchange Deal With Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday there is no agreement with Iran on an exchange of prisoners but that attempts to gain...
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Biden is getting closer to a deal with Iran, and Democrats in Congress need to get with the program

President Joe Biden in the House Chamber alongside Rep. Maxine Waters and Sen. Bernie Sanders after his joint address to Congress. Melina Mara/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Biden has a narrow window of opportunity to prevent a new nuclear crisis with Iran. To restore the 2015 nuclear deal, Biden needs Congress' support, including that of hawkish Democrats. Thomas M. Countryman is chairman of the Arms Control Association and a former assistant secretary of state for international security a...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Opinion, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Vienna, House, Connecticut, Capitol Hill, Biden, Tehran


A Swiss diplomat in Iran has died after mysteriously falling from a high-rise building, state media says

The skyline of Tehran, Iran. Dominika Zarzycka/NurPhoto via Getty Images A senior employee at the Swiss embassy in Iran died after falling from a building, state media said. Fars reported the woman was a Swiss citizen and a first secretary of the country's embassy. ILNA reported that the woman was the second-highest ranked employee at the embassy. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Swiss diplomatic employee died after falling from a high-rise building in Tehran, Iran, m...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Iran, Speed, News UK, Switzerland, Tehran, Reuters, TEHRAN Iran, ILNA, FARS, Dominika Zarzycka NurPhoto, Sinead Baker, Kamaranieh


US, UK reject reports of imminent prisoner deal with Iran

By Pan Pylas | Associated Press LONDON — The U.S. and the U.K. dismissed reports coming out of Iran that they are thrashing out a prisoner exchange deal with Tehran that could see the imminent release of a British-Iranian woman, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and four Americans, among others. Iran was a key topic of discussions Monday between U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his host in London, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Their meeting took place a day before the first face-to-...
Tags: Politics, London, News, North Korea, Russia, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Iran, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Britain, Soccer, South Africa, Associated Press, Biden


The Latest: Colo. governor extends statewide mask mandate

By The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado’s governor has extended a statewide mask mandate for another 30 days, but loosened face covering requirements for groups who are vaccinated against COVID-19. Under Gov. Jared Polis’ new executive order, people gathering inside in groups of 10 or more are no longer required to wear masks if at least 80% of the group is vaccinated. The order states people must show proof of vaccination, but his statement did not elaborate on what proof is considered accept...
Tags: Europe, England, London, Colorado, Cdc, Washington, White House, China, India, Uncategorized, Narendra Modi, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Cnn


The Latest: US to talk to WTO on wider vaccine distribution

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House says the U.S. trade representative will begin talks with the World Trade Organization on ways to overcome intellectual property issues that are keeping critically needed COVID-19 vaccines from being more widely distributed. The White House has been under intense pressure to join an effort to help waive patent rules for the vaccines so that poorer countries can begin to make their own generic versions. White House chief of staff Ron Klain said ...
Tags: Europe, England, London, Cdc, Washington, White House, China, India, Uncategorized, Narendra Modi, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Cnn


The Latest: UK increases aid to India’s health care system

By The Associated Press LONDON — Britain rushed to increase aid for India’s teetering health care system on Sunday, promising more ventilators and expert advice as doctors grapple with a surge in coronavirus infections that is killing thousands of people a day. The U.K. government said it will send an additional 1,000 ventilators to India. In addition, England’s National Health Service, which has battled one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Europe, is creating an advisory group to share its ex...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, London, Cdc, Washington, White House, China, India, Uncategorized, Narendra Modi, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Cnn


White House officials say 'no deal' reached yet with Iran to lift economic sanctions

White House officials on Sunday denied Iranian state media reports that the US has reached an agreement with Iran to lift economic sanctions against the country, saying that there is still much to be negotiated over the coming weeks.
Tags: White House, US, Iran, Cnn


Iran’s treatment of Zaghari-Ratcliffe amounts to torture, says Raab

Foreign secretary says it is ‘difficult to argue against’ suggestion the dual national is being held state hostageIran’s treatment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe amounts to torture, the British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, has said, as the Foreign Office downplayed an Iranian state TV report saying Britain would pay a £400m debt to secure her release.Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said the family had “heard nothing” about a deal to secure her release, as hopes were raised by t...
Tags: Politics, UK News, World news, Iran, Britain, Foreign Policy, Foreign, Foreign Office, Raab, Dominic Raab, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Richard Ratcliffe, Zaghari Ratcliffe


North Korea warns US of 'very grave situation' after Biden's 'big blunder' in speech to Congress

A member of Kim Jong-un's Foreign Ministry has denounced President Joe Biden's "big blunder" in a speech to Congress. Getty Images A top North Korean official has warned the US that it will "find itself in a very grave situation." Biden's speech to a joint session of Congress was a "big blunder," the official said. During the speech, Biden said that North Korea's nuclear program presented a "serious threat" to the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. North K...
Tags: Politics, Congress, North Korea, White House, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, News UK, Associated Press, Biden, Dprk, Foreign Ministry, Kim Jong


More perilous phase ahead for Biden after his first 100 days

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JOSH BOAK and ZEKE MILLER | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s presidency is entering a new and more perilous phase where he is almost certain to face stiffer Republican opposition and also have difficulty keeping Democrats united as he pushes for $4 trillion in additional spending on programs that have echoes of the New Deal and the Great Society. Past the 100-day mark, with positive approval ratings and a far-reaching, nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill to show ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Minneapolis, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, China, Russia, India, America


Biden administration expected to ban most travel from India to US to limit COVID-19 spread

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Biden is expected to announce new travel restrictions from India to the US starting May 4. The administration will bar most non-US citizens from entering the country, Reuters reports. India has reported more than 300,000 new COVID-19 cases daily for nine days in a row. See more stories on Insider's business page. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to impose new travel restrictions on India starting Tuesday in light...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Washington, White House, Singapore, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, United States, South Africa, New Zealand, Brazil, Biden, Reuters


Biden is betting big with plans to remake America. Here are 6 takeaways from Biden's speech.

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mills/Getty Images President Joe Biden delivered his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night. Biden called for an ambitious pandemic economic recovery plan focused on jobs, infrastructure, and childcare. He also called for changes to immigration and foreign ...
Tags: Politics, Taxes, Minneapolis, Vladimir Putin, Republicans, Congress, Colorado, Osama Bin Laden, North Korea, Senate, White House, China, Russia, Time, Immigration, Americas


Biden at 100 days is far more popular than Trump was at the same point in his presidency

Getty Biden is receiving generally positive reviews from voters as he approaches the 100-day mark. Polls consistently show most Americans approve of the job Biden is doing. Trump's approval rating at the same point in his presidency was far lower than Biden's. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is set to hit 100 days since his inauguration on Friday, and poll after poll shows that most Americans approve of the job he's doing as commander-in-...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, China, India, Nbc News, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Afghanistan, Bill Clinton, Astrazeneca


U.S., Israeli Officials Voice Concern Over Advances in Iran's Nuclear Program: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Israeli officials meeting in Washington on Tuesday discussed their serious concerns about advancements in Iran's...
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U.S. Envoy to Iran Taking Part in Nuclear Talks: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington is dispatching its Special Envoy for Iran for indirect talks aimed at reviving the 2015 Iranian Nuclear deal,...
Tags: Washington, White House, Iran, Reuters Washington


US Navy video shows Iranian vessels harassing US ships in the Persian Gulf for the first time in almost a year

IRGCN ship Harth 55, left, conducted an unsafe and unprofessional action by crossing the bow of US Coast Guard patrol boat Monomoy, right, in the Persian Gulf, April 2, 2021. US Navy Iranian IRGCN vessels harassed US Coast Guard ships in the Persian Gulf earlier this month. The US Navy has released photos and video of the incident. At one point, a large Iranian vessel crossed the bow of a US ship at "unnecessarily close range." See more stories on Insider's business page. A US Navy vid...
Tags: Navy, White House, US, International, Trends, Iran, Ap, Biden, Donald Trump, US Navy, Reuters, Irgc, Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, Persian Gulf, Wrangell


Iranian vessels swarmed and harassed US Coast Guard ships for hours in the Persian Gulf

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy vessels alongside US ships in the Persian Gulf in April 2020. Reuters Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels harassed US Coast Guard ships earlier this month. The incident occurred while two Coast Guard cutters were operating in international waters. The last time this happened was in 2020, when IRGC vessels swarmed US Navy and Coast Guard ships. See more stories on Insider's business page. A handful of Iranian Islamic Revolutio...
Tags: Navy, White House, US, International, Trends, Iran, Pentagon, Biden, Tehran, Donald Trump, US Navy, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Trump, Irgc, Coast Guard


Iranian ships swarmed and harassed US Coast Guard vessels for hours in the Persian Gulf

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy vessels alongside US ships in the Persian Gulf in April 2020. Reuters Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ships harassed US Coast Guard vessels earlier this month. The incident occurred while two Coast Guard cutters were operating in international waters. The last time this happened was in 2020, when IRGC vessels swarmed US Navy and Coast Guard ships. See more stories on Insider's business page. A handful of Iranian Islamic Revolutio...
Tags: Navy, White House, US, International, Trends, Iran, Pentagon, Biden, Tehran, Donald Trump, US Navy, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Trump, Irgc, Coast Guard


Even #SaudiArabia and #Iran may be thinking peace now | Financial Times

Even Saudi Arabia and Iran may be thinking peace now | Financial Times The measured presence of Joe Biden in the White House, vacated gracelessly by the geopolitical arsonist Donald Trump, may be having a mildly calming effect on the Middle East, the most reliably combustible region in the world and perennial provider of what the US has come to think of as “forever wars”.  A US delegation, headed by Robert Malley, the special envoy for Iran, is trying to resurrect the 2015 nuclear a...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, White House, US, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Iran, Vienna, Middle East, Donald Trump, Baghdad, Financial Times, Trump, Robert Malley, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, US Saudi Arabia


For decades, US special-operations units copied the British, but now the tables are turning

A troop of Royal Marines from the 43 Commando approach a beach on an Offshore Raiding Craft at Gullane Golf Club in Scotland, via the Firth of Forth, on July 7, 2015. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images The British Defense Ministry unveiled a major reorganization in March, part of a larger strategic shift amid great-power competition. British special-operations forces will see changes modeled on their US counterparts, reversing the trend of the US following the UK's lead. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: UK, Scotland, White House, China, Nazis, Russia, US, International, Trends, Iran, Beijing, Middle East, British Army, Royal Navy, Army, Moscow


Iran says it only enriched its uranium to 60% as a show of strength, and can revert to nuclear-deal levels if the US lifts sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Getty Images Iran said that it enriched uranium to 60% to show off its technical ability. A government spokesperson said Iran wanted to show its capabilities after an attack on its nuclear plant. But he said Iran could revert the enrichment if the US lifts sanctions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iran said that it enriched uranium to 60% to show that it could, but that the process can be reversible if the US lifts sanctions.Iran announce...
Tags: Politics, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Speed, News UK, Hassan Rouhani, Biden, Tehran, Nuclear Deal, Donald Trump, Reuters, Natanz, Rabiei


Iran says it only enriched its uranium to 60% as a show of strength, and can reverse back to nuclear-deal levels if the US lifts sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Getty Images Iran said that it enriched uranium to 60% to show off its technical ability. A government spokesperson said Iran wanted to show its capabilities after an attack on its nuclear plant. But he said the enrichment is reversible, and the country would do so if the US lifts sanctions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iran said that it enriched uranium to 60% to show that it could, but that the process can be reversible if the US lift...
Tags: Politics, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Speed, News UK, Hassan Rouhani, Biden, Tehran, Nuclear Deal, Donald Trump, Reuters, Natanz, Rabiei


'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

President Joe Biden, accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, speaks at a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, April 16, 2021, in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik President Biden called on the Senate to address gun control "now" at a Friday press conference. Following another mass shooting Thursday, Biden called the uptick in gun deaths a "national embarrassment." The president reaffirmed his support for universal background checks and a ban on as...
Tags: Japan, Politics, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Indianapolis, United States, House, Gun Control, Tokyo, Pbs, Biden, South China Sea


Biden promised a foreign policy centered on human rights, but is continuing Trump-era policies and practices

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Biden is upholding Trump-era policies on issues like refugee admissions and arms sales. Progressives and advocacy groups say Biden is violating his pledge to prioritize human rights. AOC called Biden's decision to uphold Trump's refugee cap "completely and utterly unacceptable." See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden promised that his foreign policy would mark a major departure from former President Donal...
Tags: Politics, Human Rights, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington, Saudi Arabia, White House, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Ukraine, Cnn


Russia is expelling 10 US diplomats in retaliation to Biden's latest sanctions and amid Ukraine tensions

FILE PHOTO: Russia's FM Lavrov meets with Iran's FM Zarif in Moscow Reuters Russia is expelling 10 US diplomats in response to new US sanctions. The Biden admin. issued new sanctions over Russian election interference and the SolarWinds hack. Meanwhile, Russia has amassed 80,000 troops on Ukraine's borders, sparking fears of an invasion. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Kremlin is expelling 10 US diplomats in response to the Biden administration's late...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Crimea, Moscow


Biden is running out of time to dodge Trump's traps with Iran

President Joe Biden and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Despite calling for a return to the Iran nuclear deal, President Joe Biden has yet to do so while in office. The window of opportunity to revive the deal is closing, and Biden needs to act quickly and boldly to clear the political traps set by Trump. Emma Belcher is president of Ploughshares Fund. See more stories on Insider's business page. The future of the Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance, an...
Tags: Politics, Opinion, Senate, Israel, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Vienna, Middle East, John Kerry, Biden, Tehran, Donald Trump, Iran Nuclear Deal


Iran says it will enrich uranium to highest level ever after apparent Israeli attack on key nuclear facility

Russia's FM Lavrov meets with Iran's FM Zarif in Moscow Reuters Iran says it's going to enrich uranium to 60% purity, much closer to weapons-grade levels (90%). This could complicate efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal. This announcement came after an apparent Israeli attack on an important Iranian nuclear facility. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iran on Tuesday said it will enrich uranium to 60% purity, the highest level its nuclear program has ever seen...
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