EU Leaders Endorses Iran Nuclear Deal

The leaders of Britain, France and Germany reaffirmed their support for the current nuclear deal with Iran. The issue is due to come to a head, again, in May when President Trump decides whether to maintain the treaty. The leaders of Britain France and Germany reaffirmed their support for the existing nuclear deal with Iran,…

South Carolina Volunteer Officer Shoots Motorist

https://wp.me/p2btKJ-7TYV A South Carolina volunteer officer has raised concerns about his duty after shooting at a Black motorist during a traffic stop. Follow @TheRSMS According to Post And Courier, an unnamed volunteer police officer fired his gun on Saturday night March 24, during a ride along with an officer of the Florence police department. In…

Nobel-Awarding Swedish Academyb Under Probe by the Swedish financial crimes unit

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The financial crimes unit of the Swedish police said on Friday it had started an investigation into the Swedish Academy, the institution that picks the winners of the Nobel Literature prize. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Swedish Academy’s annual meeting at the Old Stock Exchange building in Stockholm, Sweden  REUTERS/File…

Israeli forces fire bullets, tear gas at border protesters, wound 200

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli soldiers fired bullets and tear gas at thousands of Palestinian protesters at the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, wounding nearly 200 people, hours after the United Nations human rights chief criticised Israel for using “excessive force”. Israeli troops have killed 38 Palestinians and wounded more than 5,000 others since Gaza residents began…

Ronny Jackson Withdraws As VA Secretary Nominee

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn as President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, he said in a statement Thursday morning. His nomination was hampered by a flurry of allegations about Jackson’s professional conduct. In a statement announcing his withdrawal, Jackson slammed allegations of improper behavior leveled against…

‘Cocaine cowboy’ gets 11 years in prison after 26 years as fugitive

A fugitive dubbed the last of Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years in prison after being a fugitive for 26 years. Gustavo Falcon, 56, aka “Taby,” played a key role in one of the biggest drug trafficking operations of the violent 1980s smuggling era, authorities said. He was part of a gang…

Rape lawsuit against Russell Simmons has been dropped

An aspiring documentary filmmaker, Jennifer Jarosik, who accused Russell Simmons of rape has asked the court today to dismiss the lawsuit. Jennifer Jarosik filed a civil suit in U.S. District Court in January, accusing Russell Simmons, founder of Def Jam Recordings of rape and sexual battery when she approached Simmons seeking help in producing and financing a film. The…

THE Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy – Sun

THE Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy. Kate Middleton and husband Prince William welcomed their third child, weighing in at 8lbs, 7oz, at 11.01am today. It is understood that William may bring Prince George and Princess Charlotte to see their new brother at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, later this afternoon. The Royal family…

Armenian police arrest more amid ongoing protests — © blogfactory

Police in Armenia have arrested scores of opposition supporters amid ongoing protests and sit-ins in the capital, Yerevan, against the parliament’s election of former President Serzh Sargsyan as prime minister. Hundreds of opposition supporters took to the streets of Yerevan, waving national flags and carrying placards reading, “Sarkisian is a dictator.” Meanwhile, some demonstrators tried […]…

Oil dips as U.S. drilling tempers otherwise bullish sentiment

Reuters. © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Illustration photo of crude oil being dispensed into a bottle By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Monday as a rising U.S. rig count implied further increases in output, marking one of the few factors tamping back crude in an otherwise bullish environment. Brent crude futures were…

EIB and African Development Bank to support private sector investment in Nigeria with Development Bank of Nigeria backing

EIB and African Development Bank to support private sector investment in Nigeria with Development Bank of Nigeria backing The European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank have agreed to support the creation of the new Development Bank of Nigeria to strengthen lending for business and agriculture investment in the country. The European Investment Bank…

Here’s one thing North Korea can do to show it’s serious about de-nuking

Here’s one thing North Korea can do to show it’s serious about de-nuking – By Jamie Tarabay, CNN  © Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo People watch a TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s New Year’s speech, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. North Korea is “livening up the mood”…

Aborted Fetus And Pill Bottle In 19th Century New York Outhouse Reveal History Of Family Planning

(Source: www.forbes.com) David Tuttle / Historical ArchaeologyThe archaeological discovery of presumably aborted fetuses in outhouses in New York along with pill bottles and historical records have led researchers to conclude that many 19th century American women had family-planning concerns similar to those of 21st century women. Writing in this month’s Historical Archaeology journal, archaeologist Andrea Zlotucha Kozub of…

Biya regime investigates illegal ivory, Pangolin scales bound for China

Cameroon Concord News Law enforcement officials in Cameroon say investigations continue following a large discovery of illegal wildlife products hidden in shipping containers bound for China. At least 1,000 kilograms of pangolin scales and several hundred elephant tusks were found April 6, in containers of cocoa that were to be transported to China from the…