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Secret Obama-era permit let Iran convert funds to dollars

Secret Obama-era permit let Iran convert funds to dollars The Senate committee found that the Obama Treasury Department planned to issue a sanctions-thwarting license to empower two US banks to help Iran convert $5.7 billion Omani rials into Euros. But as part of the nuclear deal, Iran was promised access to overseas reserves of its own funds that had been frozen by sanctions. A State Department official even suggested that Secretary Kerry or Secretary L... [Full Article...]

Lava destroys 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island - mayor

Lava destroys 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island - mayor Many homeowners are unable to access their homes as the lava damaged the properties. The latest volcanic eruption, which entered its 36th day on Thursday, stands as the most destructive in the United States since at least the cataclysmic 1980 eruption of Mount St. [Full Article...]

PM's statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China

PM's statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived to a red carpet welcome and a PLA guard of honour as he landed on Saturday at the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao . The factor of China's snug ties with Pakistan will also be a factor. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Kabul continues its efforts to get permanent membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organization . [Full Article...]

President Trump says he "probably" would support states' rights marijuana reform

Inaudibly in a Fox News clip, a reporter calls out to Trump, evidently asking a question about the measure . "But I probably will end up supporting that". The Senate has approved legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana , but with almost four dozen amendments. Both senators hail from states that have legalized marijuana . [Full Article...]

Trump ramps up Twitter criticism of Canada ahead of G7 getting underway

Trump ramps up Twitter criticism of Canada ahead of G7 getting underway And while that's a fair target for any free trader, it missed the point that neither Mr. Trump nor the United States is a free-trader on dairy products or agriculture. "We will do what is necessary to protect the U.S. - its business and its workforce", said White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. "Russian Federation should be in this meeting". [Full Article...]

Yellowstone visitor gored by bison

Yellowstone visitor gored by bison The bison became agitated and then charged at the crowd, goring the 59-year-old before immediately leaving the area. Kim Hancock was rushed to a hospital in Big Sky, Montana, with a hip injury, according to the Casper Star-Tribune . Park officials are still investigating the incident. Park officials said in a release that they don't know if the same elk was involved in both incidents. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jokes with Justin Trudeau Amidst Trade Tensions

Donald Trump Jokes with Justin Trudeau Amidst Trade Tensions Trump may well be distracted by preparations for his June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un , which will be in Singapore immediately after the rich-world talking shop in Canada . Mr Trump said on Friday that the USA and Canada were working on cutting tariffs "and making it all very fair for both countries". "Maybe we should come up with a new slogan", he said. [Full Article...]

Chinese hackers 'steal secret US Navy plans for supersonic submarine missiles'

Chinese hackers 'steal secret US Navy plans for supersonic submarine missiles' Chinese government hackers breached a United States naval contractor and made off with more than 600 gigabytes of data, American officials speaking to two USA media outlets said. Bryan Clark, a naval analyst at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment told the Post that submarine technology was a crucial advantage that the USA now had against the Chinese Navy. [Full Article...]

Is marijuana legal in Canada, after Cannabis Act passed crucial Senate vote?

Is marijuana legal in Canada, after Cannabis Act passed crucial Senate vote? Trump spoke amid ongoing tension between eight states including California and Washington DC that have legalized all adult use of marijuana and federal law that makes it illegal. This move has possibly paved the way for a federal crackdown on legal marijuana. The Bill C-45 was first introduced in the Senate and given first reading on November 28, 2017 after it was passed in the House of Common... [Full Article...]

FB questioned on sharing user data with phone makers

FB questioned on sharing user data with phone makers Facebook said Kogan then violated its policies by passing the data to Cambridge Analytica. "Of course, the answer to this question should have been 'yes, '" Nix said to a UK House of Commons committee investigation fake news. That's what Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie said in front of a Canadian parliamentary committee, in response to a question from our community about t... [Full Article...]

Liberals lose official party status after getting only seven seats

Liberals lose official party status after getting only seven seats The Progressive Conservatives won 76 ridings, while the NDP got 40. "I'm hopeful that Mr. Ford understands that we need revenues in our province to pay for the kinds of things that people expect a government to provide". We owe so much to Rob's legacy - a legacy of service to the people, a legacy started by my father Doug Ford Sr. and a legacy that will continue". NDP leader Andrea Horwath who f... [Full Article...]

President Trump talks about Melania Trump's 'operation'

President Trump talks about Melania Trump's 'operation' But he said he's going without her because she had a four-hour operation and doctors told her not to fly for a month. "She had a big operation", Trump said Friday of the procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. In pictures posted on her official Twitter account, she was seen sitting next to President Donald Trump at a private reception for families of U.S. [Full Article...]

Primary Election ballots mailed in El Paso County

Primary Election ballots mailed in El Paso County Utah's mail-in voting system, which went into effect in 2015, allows residents to vote from the comfort of home, avoiding lines and other issues that can arise on Election Day. "We distribute materials to the participating schools - activity guides, resources, posters, an election manual to take them through the process", she says. [Full Article...]

U.S. commando killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

U.S. commando killed, four wounded in Somalia attack A United States special forces soldier has been killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabab militants in south-western Somalia, officials say. A US special operations soldier was killed in Somalia on Friday and four other USA service members were wounded, marking the first time an American has died in action in Africa since four US soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger late previous year. [Full Article...]

Orlando family gets alligator surprise while using backyard Slip 'n Slide

Orlando family gets alligator surprise while using backyard Slip 'n Slide At first glance, the alligator is extremely hard to spot. "They say they are afraid". Her son can be seen jumping on the water slide with the inflatable toy. "Gator! Run! Gator!' (And) they didn't know what I was talking about". In the video commentary she can be heard saying "Summer fun, another day". [Full Article...]

McConnell canceling Senate's August recess, citing "obstruction" from Democrats

McConnell canceling Senate's August recess, citing A more favorable Senate map has given them greater confidence about holding on to the upper chamber of Congress . The legislation would provide additional funding to school districts with half-day kindergarten programs so they can more easily transition to full-day. [Full Article...]

UTP ranks 145th in 2019 QS World University Rankings

UTP ranks 145th in 2019 QS World University Rankings Since 2004, Quacquarelli Symonds and Times Higher Education have worked together in publishing annual university rankings . The university is featured in the group ranked from 151st to 200th out of the best 250 universities that are 50 years or younger. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls for end to Russian expulsion from G7 grouping

President Donald Trump has greeted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Group of Seven meeting in Quebec. "And they understand it's going to happen", Mr Trump said before leaving Washington on Friday. Trump joined the leaders of major industrialized nations in an idyllic Canadian resort town after days of escalating conflict over new US tariffs he slapped on imports of steel and ... [Full Article...]

Manafort hit with new charges in Russian Federation probe

Manafort hit with new charges in Russian Federation probe Konstantin Kilimnik was named in a superseding indictment on Friday along with Manafort, who is also charged with witness tampering and obstruction of justice. It claims that between February 23 and April of this year, Manafort and Kilimnik tried to persuade witnesses with "intent to influence, delay, and prevent the testimony of any person in an official proceeding". [Full Article...]

Anthem row: Trump scraps event

Anthem row: Trump scraps event That was his message on Wednesday to a voracious press as he steadfastly declined to entertain questions about President Donald Trump's cancellation of his team's visit to the White House after the team tried to pull a fast one on the chief executive. [Full Article...]


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