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A Smiling Kim Has Arrived For Summit With Putin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Smiling and upbeat, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday stepped off his khaki-green armored train in far-eastern Russia for a much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear program. Kim, dressed in a black coat and a fedora, first met with Russian officials at Russia’s Khasan train station near its border with the North, before traveling on to the Pacific port city of Vladivostok for a summit with P...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, China, Russia, Kim Jong Un, Moscow, North, Kim, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Pacific, Pyongyang, Hanoi, Trump


The UK will ignore US pressure to ban Huawei from its 5G network, 2 months before Trump's state visit

The UK will ban Chinese tech giant Huawei from providing crucial parts of its 5G network, but will allow it to supply "non-core" equipment, according to The Daily Telegraph. Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly gave the order on Tuesday, although other ministers pushed for a complete ban on Huawei kit. Huawei has been in a dogfight with the US over supplying next-generation 5G equipment, as the Trump administration has been lobbying allied countries to freeze Huawei out on security grounds. T...
Tags: UK, Gchq, Digital, US, Trends, Theresa May, National Security Council, Huawei, Daily Telegraph, Trump, State, BBC Panorama, Ian Levy, Mike Pompeo, Ren Zhengfei, Jeremy Fleming


Kim Jong-un heads to Russia for first meeting with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has left for the Russian city of Vladivostok for his first meeting with president Vladimir Putin, during which the two are expected to discuss sanctions, regional security and Pyongyang’s growing need for food aid.  Kim "left here by a private train at dawn on Wednesday to visit the Russian Federation," the North's official Korean Central News Agency reported, kicking off a 20-hour journey to the far north-east of his country, where it has a short border with...
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, North Korea, China, Russia, US, Beijing, United States, United Nations, Moscow, Un, Tokyo


Saudis Pledge to Ensure Oil Supply If Iran Exports Collapse

The Saudis are closely monitoring oil-market developments after the U.S. announcement regarding export sanctions on Iran, Al-Falih said in a statement. @JohnKerry and people who helped him lead the U.S. into the very bad Iran Nuclear Deal. Any nation continuing to buy Iranian oil will face U.S. sanctions, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said Monday after announcing that temporary waivers granted to some nations late last year won’t be renewed when they expire next month.
Tags: News, Iran, State, Michael Pompeo, Al Falih


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.
Tags: News, Ireland, State, Exempted Records Arthur Cox


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, News, Senate, Nation, Tennessee, House, Nashville, Roe V Wade, State, U S Supreme Court, Tenn AP


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: News, China, Iran, State, Mike, Pompeo, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Mike Pompeo Trump


Trump Administration Sends Warning To Countries That Continue To Import Oil From Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is warning countries they could face U.S. sanctions unless they stop importing oil from Iran.
Tags: News, Iran, State, Mike Pompeo, Trump Administration


Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training: FBI

LAS CRUCES, N.M./TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers. Larry Hopkins, leader of the United Constitutional Patriots, appeared in court in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Monday to face charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The FBI said it found guns dur...
Tags: News, Mexico, Barack Obama, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, State, LAS CRUCES New Mexico, Larry Hopkins, TAOS N M Reuters, United Constitutional Patriots


YNW Melly Facing the Death Penalty in Double Murder of His Friends

YNW Melly’s murder case has taken a serious turn as Florida prosecutors have announced that they are seeking the death penalty if he’s convicted.Melly (real name: Jamell Maurice Demons) was charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting death of two of his fellow YNW crew members back in October.Police said after the rapper shot 21-year-old Anthony Williams (aka YNW Sakchaser) and 19-year-old Christopher Thomas Jr. (aka YNW Juvy) on October 26th, and, along with an accomplice—ano...
Tags: Florida, Celebs, Crime, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Death Penalty, Jazz, States, State, Henry, Miramar, Anthony Williams, Melly, Tania Rues, YNW Melly, Cortlen Henry


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


Daily News Boys Athlete of the Week: Kai Wingo, Valencia

Daily News Boys Athlete of the Week Name: Kai Wingo School: Valencia Sport: Track/800-meter Year: Senior Noteworthy: Wingo positioned himself as the undisputed favorite at the CIF Divisional and State meet with a sensational victory in Saturday’s Mt. SAC relay event in the 800-meter race on Saturday at El Camino College. The senior set a new state standard for the season by winning the invitational race with a time of 1 minute, 52.11 seconds. He had the previous standard of 1:52.45 that he set t...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Valencia, High School Sports, State, San Fernando Valley, El Camino College, Wingo, Arcadia Invitational, High School Track, Daily News Boys Athlete, Kai Wingo, Kai Wingo Valencia


Saudis Pledge to Ensure Oil Supply if Iran Exports Collapse

The Saudis are closely monitoring oil-market developments after the U.S. announcement regarding export sanctions on Iran, Al-Falih said in a statement. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will ensure an “appropriate supply” of oil along with the U.S., as President Donald Trump won’t re-issue Iran oil waivers set to expire in May, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters earlier on Monday in Washington. “Saudi Arabia and others in OPEC will more than make up the Oil Flow difference i...
Tags: News, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Mike Pompeo, Al Falih, Oil Flow


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


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


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


‘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,...
Tags: News, Sri Lanka, State, Colombo, U S Embassy, Tamil Tigers, Rajitha Senaratne, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Thowheed Jamath


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 ...
Tags: News, US, Sri Lanka, State, Colombo, US State Department, Mike Pompeo


Morning Headlines: State Wants Tattoo Artists to be Licensed, Downtown Akron I-76 Ramp Closes

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, April 22: State wants tattoo artists to be licensed Bill to change learner's permit requirements; More closures on I-76; Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio; State saw record number of new business filings in March; School district ditches logo with Native American imagery; Tiger formally at Akron Zoo attacks keeper in Topeka; 2 dead, 2 wounded in Clark-Fulton; State wants tattoo artists to be licensed Gov. Mike DeWine's proposed...
Tags: School, Ohio, Bill, Akron, State, Topeka, Amanda Rabinowitz, Mike DeWine, Clark Fulton, Akron Zoo, Ohio Bill


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


Oil prices soar by about 3 percent as U.S. plans end to Iran sanction waivers

Oil prices rallied by about 3 percent on Monday to their highest since late 2018 as the United States was set to announce that all imports of Iranian oil must end or be subject to sanctions. News that the United States is preparing to announce on Monday that current buyers of Iranian oil would no longer be given waivers to current sanctions was first reported on Sunday by Washington Post foreign policy and national security columnist Josh Rogin. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will announce "th...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, Iran, United States, State Department, State, Mike Pompeo, Josh Rogin, Rogin


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