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USA extends Iran nuclear deal sanctions relief, imposes new ballistic missile sanctions

USA extends Iran nuclear deal sanctions relief, imposes new ballistic missile sanctions

Additionally, the Treasury Department said the sanctions waiver "does not diminish the United States's resolve to continue countering Iran's destabilizing activity in the region..." Despite these actions and President Donald Trump's campaign trail claims, the administration will continue to pursue former President Obama's Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran Deal. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cathay Pacific to cut 600 jobs, including 190 management staff: SCMP

Cathay Pacific to cut 600 jobs, including 190 management staff: SCMP

In a company statement Monday, the airline said it would shed a quarter of its management - or 190 roles - as well as 400 non-managerial positions at its Hong Kong head office. Ajith said these were the largest job cuts at Cathay since the 1998 Asian financial crisis and should save it at least HK$500 million ($64 million) annually, or around 6 per cent of total staff costs, adding that the airline should also consider reducing routes flown. Consulte Mais Informação

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White House-issued map excluding illegally occupied territories draws Israel's anger

White House-issued map excluding illegally occupied territories draws Israel's anger

The last round of talks reached an impasse on April 2014, mainly over Israel's refusal to halt the construction in the West Bank settlements. Trump will reportedly ask Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to commit to confidence-building measures in order to lay the groundwork to restart the peace process during his visit to the region this week. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russia, Saudi Arabia agree to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude June contract ticked up 27 cents, or around 0.6%, to $49.12 a barrel by 8:55AM ET (12:55GMT). Supply and demand in the oil market are close to matching up, the IEA said today, but rising U.S. Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia said that they will propose to extend the agreement on limiting the extraction of black gold till March of 2018. Consulte Mais Informação

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Seoul says North Korea fires an unidentified projectile

The White House said the missile, which was tracked by US Pacific Command, had "a shorter range than those launched in North Korea's three most recent tests". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launch, saying the "repeated provocative acts by North Korea are totally unacceptable". "Many more weapons capable of striking the USA will be launched from this land". Consulte Mais Informação

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Celtic finishes Scottish league season unbeaten

Celtic finishes Scottish league season unbeaten

Griffiths' cross was cut out by the Hearts defence but it only went as far as Armstrong, who lifted his shot high into the net to put more gloss on a record-breaking season. 106 - Celtic matched their points tally with their haul of goals. "It's been a great season", Rodgers told the BBC. The previous best had been a 32-match unbeaten run, set by O'Neill's Celtic side in the 2003-04 campaign. Consulte Mais Informação

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Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power

Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power

No. Opinion polls had suggested the new energy law would be approved in the country's binding referendum. Under the law, 480 million francs will be raised annually from electricity users to fund investment in wind, solar and hydro power. Switzerland's five nuclear power stations now produce around 35 percent of its electricity. While the new energy plan does not contain a clear timetable for the nuclear phaseout, it does contain ambitious targets for reducing energy consumption and for ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

A man has been arrested after causing a disturbance on an American Airlines flight to Honolulu , after his fellow passengers became so concerned about his actions that they duct taped him to his seat mid-journey. No injuries were reported and the Honolulu-bound flight landed at the airport safely, after fighter jets escorted the plane. The threat of terrorism prompted authorities to scramble two Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 Raptor fighter jets to escort the airliner on the last leg ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Piedmont Office Realty Trust (PDM) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.32

Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Acadia Realty Trust during the fourth quarter worth $108,000. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. boosted its position in Kite Realty Group Trust by 25.7% in the first quarter. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of worldwide copyright laws. The original version of this story can be viewed at ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tunnel collapses at Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state, reports say

Tunnel collapses at Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state, reports say

Hanford is a Superfund cleanup site, and the most contaminated of its kind in the country. The tunnels are hundreds of feet long, with about eight feet (2.4 metres) of soil covering them, the U.S. Federal authorities on May 9, 2017 evacuated some workers and instructed others to shelter in place after a tunnel cave-in at the Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state. Consulte Mais Informação

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