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Trump's Iran Policy Is Becoming Dangerous
Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2019

How The U.S. Is Pressing Iran To Breach The Nuclear Deal
363 days ago the U.S. left the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the 'nuclear deal' with Iran, and reintroduced sanctions against trade with Iran.

Trump's Iran Policy Is Becoming Dangerous
Growing evidence suggests the U.S. president is traveling a path toward war—whether he knows it or not.

Top CIA analyst: Israel partisans push US to war

US Seizes North Korean Coal Ship as Tensions Mount After Missile Launches
Washington has given no sign of willingness to budge on sanctions as the U.S. Justice Department announced the seizure of the cargo vessel it said was involved in the illicit shipping of coal.

'Won't capitulate': China warns as Trump threatens new tariffs
China rejects US accusation of backtracking in talks as Trump raises stakes with plans to increase tariffs on Friday.

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran's metals trade
US president announces fresh sanctions amid heightened tension between Washington and Tehran

Trump moves to strangle Iran economy as nuclear deal withers

'Hands off Ilhan': Black Women in Solidarity with Ilhan Omar
What 'upsets (Donald Trump and) his goons … is that they can't stand that a refugee, a black woman, ... a Muslim shows up in Congress thinking she's equal to them.' Dozens of women from the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of African-American advocates, gathered Tuesday in support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar who has been a target of hate-speech and trolling by right-wing politicians and their supporters.

‘Contrary to intl law': Mogherini slams US ‘full activation' of Cuba embargo law, vows counter steps
The “full activation” of US embargo legislation against Cuba is "contrary to international law” and goes against the previous US-EU agreements, Mogherini said on Thursday, promising to apply "all appropriate measures" to defend European interests.

The Complete Mercenary
How Erik Prince Used the Rise of Trump to Make an Improbable Comeback

Court Says 'Extinct' First Nation US Citizen Can Hunt in Canada
United States citizen and First Nation Sinixt, Rick Desautel, ancestral rights were upheld after he was awarded the right to hunt in neighboring Canada following a landmark ruling by the British Colombia Court of Appeal.

Google Workers Protest 'Retaliation' From Sexual Assault Claim

Assange's Defense File Complaint on Ecuadorean Diplomats for Espionage
WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange's defense lawyer filed a complaint Monday before Ecuador's Attorney General against several members of its diplomatic mission in the United Kingdom (U.K.) for alleged espionage inside the embassy during his asylum in London.

Ecuador Embassy Staff Contradicts Allegations Against Assange
Fidel Narvaez was the consul in London for 6 of the 7 years that Julian Assange stayed at the embassy, speaking to Russian outlet RT he said; "his alleged breach of asylum conditions" and altercations with diplomatic staff were a "smokescreen" and that "a couple of isolated incidents with security guards" was not improper conduct.

'Enough with Threats, Ultimatums,' Cuba Tells US
Cuba has had enough of U.S. threats and ultimatums, said President Miguel Diaz-Canel, denouncing 60-years-worth of northern power's attempts to destabilize

PEPE ESCOBAR: War on Iran & Calling America's Bluff
Vast swathes of the West seem not to realize that if the Strait of Hormuz is shut down a global depression will follow, writes Pepe Escobar.

US-led coalition 'killed 1,600 civilians' in Syria's Raqqa
Amnesty and Airwars say US, UK and French forces only admitted to 10 percent of killings.

Arresting Members of the Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective Would Be Unlawful
Washington, DC – We told the State Department that if they enter the Venezuelan Embassy, they are violating international law, and if they arrest members of the Collective for trespass or unlawful entry, these will be unlawful arrests. Members of the Collective are in the embassy with the permission of the elected government of Venezuela.

Spain ‘issues arrest warrant' for Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu over 2010 Gaza flotilla attack
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest warrant for the group, it has been reported.

Colombia: Nationwide Strike Against Duque's Neoliberal Policies
Workers, farmers, teachers, students, and pensioners are staging a nationwide "Peace and Justice" strike to reject President Ivan Duque's neoliberal policies, supporting Indigenous rights and defending the peace process in Colombia being left behind by the head of state.

'Bolivia No Longer Begs' Says Communication Minister on Economy
Since 2006, Bolivia's economy has grown nearly five percent annually and lifted almost a third of citizens out of poverty.

Kim Hopes Putin Talks Will Settle Korean Peninsula Dispute
North Korea's Kim Jong-un met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday during his first trip to Russia since becoming Supreme Leader of the Asian nation.

Scotland Will Hold Independence Vote by May 2021: Sturgeon
Opinion polls show that the majority of Scots would support joining the European Union as an independent state.

Lula: ‘Reduced Sentence Unfair For Man Who Committed No Crime'
The former president also stated that he does not expect anything positive to come out of the trial, as he considers it part of "the farce that was staged starting the investigation which continued in the accusation, first and second instance."

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