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Worldwide Pentagon disinvites China from naval exercise over South China Sea buildup
Author: 0 Pentagon disinvites China from naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

Logan reported that the Pentagon has conclusive evidence that China has deployed anti-ship missiles missiles surface-to-air transmitters and radio interference in the area of the disputed Spratly archipelago in the South China sea. China had attended the exercises previously but has been kept out of the drill this year. Exercise Rim of the Pacific is held every two years near Hawaii and Southern California.

Worldwide EPA's Pruitt announces 4-step plan to address PFAS
Author: 0 EPA's Pruitt announces 4-step plan to address PFAS

Following media scrutiny, journalists were invited to attend the second portion of the summit, which Pruitt did not participate in. "With more than 200 people in the room from across the country, it's clear that this issue is a national priority and it's something that we as an agency look forward to contributing answers toward and working with our federal partners and state partners to achieve good outcomes", he said .

Worldwide Iran officials split over response to US threats
Author: 0 Iran officials split over response to US threats

Under the deal, struck between Iran the US, UK, Russia, France, China, and Germany, Terhan agreed to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. and will vanish from history", he said, referring to Trump. On May 8, U.S. President Donald Trump pulled Washington out of the deal and announced the re-imposition of sanctions.

Worldwide Tesla CEO Musk promises Model 3 braking fix
Author: 0 Tesla CEO Musk promises Model 3 braking fix

Musk claimed in a tweet posted on May 21 that there was "Nothing stopping Tesla team at our vehicle plant from voting union" and claimed Tesla's safety record was twice as good as when the plant was run by UAW. The Silicon Valley company uses so-called "over-the-air updates" (OTAs) to send software fixes and improvements to its cars. The company argues that Consumer Reports' tests were affected by tire and environment temperatures, road surfaces, and "past driving behavior".

Worldwide Arsenal appoint Unai Emery as head coach to replace Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal appoint Unai Emery as head coach to replace Arsene Wenger

That follows the appointments of Raul Sanllehi as head of football relations and Sven Mislintat as head of recruitment over the past year. Emery, a 46-year-old Spaniard, arrives with grand credentials following his two-year stay with Paris Saint Germain and a Europa League-winning spell at Sevilla .

Worldwide Philip Roth's five most important books
Author: 0 Philip Roth's five most important books

Roth was frequently identified as being a writer interested in Jewish identity, as well as lust, the American Dream and male anxiety. In a rare interview with the New York Times , published in January 2018, Roth had some scathing remarks about the current POTUS.

Worldwide Orlando police streaming surveillance video to Amazon for facial recognition test
Author: 0 Orlando police streaming surveillance video to Amazon for facial recognition test

Amazon is selling facial recognition technology to police across the US. Its impressive Rekognition technology is the ideal tool for government entities wishing to obliterate the idea of personal privacy. In a separate petition , the ACLU states: "Facial recognition is not a neutral technology, no matter how Amazon spins this". But it's not just the Washington County Sheriff's office that is sold on Rekognition.

Worldwide Minibus bomb causes heavy casualties in southern Afghan city
Author: 0 Minibus bomb causes heavy casualties in southern Afghan city

Nematullah Barak, a head of the Mirwais hospital in Kandahar , said 16 dead and 38 wounded, including several children, had been brought in but the final total could be higher as ambulances were still at the scene. Ahmadi said security forces also found a large container of explosives, rocket-propelled grenades, suicide vests and ammunition near the site. Tuesday's explosion came as the Taliban pushed ahead with their spring offensive, launched last month, with fighting in other areas of ...

Worldwide IPL 2018 qualifier: CSK clinch thriller against SRH, enter final
Author: 0 IPL 2018 qualifier: CSK clinch thriller against SRH, enter final

Both Chennai and Hyderabad finished the league stage on 18 points, but the Kane Williamson-led side got their neck ahead to the No.1 spot with a superior net run-rate and Tuesday's victor will be guaranteed a place in the final at the same venue while the loser gets a second chance in the second qualifier in Kolkata on May 25.

Worldwide Deadline to Register to Vote Approaches
Author: 0 Deadline to Register to Vote Approaches

The election board is working to update its computer system to allow online voter registration, but that system is not expected to be online until later in 2018 and fully functional in 2020. A logic and accuracy test of the ballot tabulation computer and software was also announced, with a scheduled date of Tuesday, May 29 at 10 a.m.in the Registrar of Voters Office at the Courthouse in room 209 in Lakeport.

Worldwide Republicans Could Bring Back The Farm Bill
Author: 0 Republicans Could Bring Back The Farm Bill

But Democratic committee member Rep. Cheri Bustos of IL criticized the Republicans for drafting the bill without including Democrats. Ryan has said he will avert that outcome, though it's unclear how, and many conservatives consider it intolerable.

Worldwide Syria army declares capital, outskirts safe, empty of rebels
Author: 0 Syria army declares capital, outskirts safe, empty of rebels

The Syrian Arab Army "took control over the Yarmouk camp and al-Hajar al-Aswad", a spokesman for the General Command of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces announced in a press conference in Damascus on Monday afternoon. Under the deal, the first buses of IS fighters and civilians left southern Damascus early Sunday morning and a second batch evacuated the following night.

Worldwide North Korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site
Author: 0 North Korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site

About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organizations arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shutdown will go ahead amid renewed diplomatic uncertainty. "Even if the USA and South Korea try to weaken China's impact in the negotiation process, Xi and Kim's recent two meetings have proved that China and its support are indispensable", said Yue Li, senior fellow at the Pangoal Institution, a Beijing-based think ...

Worldwide 'America Is Respected Again': Trump Praises Gina Haspel During CIA Swearing-In Ceremony
Author: 0 'America Is Respected Again': Trump Praises Gina Haspel During CIA Swearing-In Ceremony

U.S. President Donald Trump stands with the new CIA Director Gina Haspel during her swearing-in ceremony at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, U.S. Most Democrats in the Senate voted against Haspel's nomination , largely because of her involvement in a Bush-era torture program. Haspel's swearing-in comes four days after the Senate approved her nomination in a 54-45 vote, thus bringing to a close a weeks-long confirmation battle.

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Author: 0 "Something was wrong with this cougar": Deadly attack details revealed

Myers said the two men were shaken by the encounter, and as they were getting ready to leave, the cougar returned and pounced on one man. The second man involved in the attack was killed at the scene. The animal was atop the body, said Capt. Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police. "The idea is to convince the cougar that you are not prey, but a potential danger", Fish and Wildlife advises on its website.

Worldwide Trump orders probe of alleged campaign surveillance
Author: 0 Trump orders probe of alleged campaign surveillance

A number of House Republicans have been vocally demanding information from the justice department about the informant, including Devin Nunes, the chair of the House intelligence committee, and Mark Meadows, leader of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus.

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