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U.S. defence secretary urges continuation of Iran nuclear deal

U.S. defence secretary urges continuation of Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump's top military adviser just openly contradicted Trump's position on the Iran nuclear deal while testifying in front of Congress , adding to the growing number of prominent officials who have publicly disagreed with the president's belief that the Iran deal is bad for the USA and should be canceled or renegotiated.


Puerto Rico needs help, but San Juan's mayor isn't helping

Puerto Rico needs help, but San Juan's mayor isn't helping

Despite her in words for the White House staff , Carmen Yulín Cruz wasn't as positive when it came to Donald Trump . The mayor of San Juan , Puerto Rico's largest city, said recents comments made by U.S. Hospitals are shutting down and people are dying thanks to faulty generators and no power: people who require dialysis, or who are on life support, or require electricity for any of the treatments they receive to stay alive.


Court to weigh delay in lawsuit over congressional districts

Court to weigh delay in lawsuit over congressional districts

The big question is whether Justice Kennedy believes there is "manageable standard" for the court to intervene. Congressional district maps are now being challenged in Maryland, North Carolina and Texas, along with Pennsylvania. He narrowed in on the threshold issue of standing, saying he thought it was "arresting" that the challengers could bring a statewide challenge instead of district-by-district.



White House dodges gun control questions after Las Vegas shooting

Responding to a separate question, however, Sanders was prepared to throw gun violence prevention measures under the bus. Many Democrats, including Sen. During the same media briefing, however, Sanders weighed in on the exact "policy discussion" that she said the White House would not engage in on "a day of mourning".


Al Nusra leader in critical condition following airstrike, says Russian ministry

Al Nusra leader in critical condition following airstrike, says Russian ministry

Russian Federation has backed President Bashar al-Assad's government throughout the more than six-year war in Syria , and stepped up its involvement by launching a campaign of air strikes in September 2015. After securing major gains through central Syria , the pro-government campaign saw early success last month, with the Syrian military breaking a three-year ISIS siege on fellow soldiers trapped behind enemy lines since summer 2014.


McCormick prison reportedly overtaken by inmates

McCormick prison reportedly overtaken by inmates

Apparently following a rumor that there are disturbances throughout the prison, the department followed up with the public via Twitter, explaining the incident is in just one housing unit. The high-security facility is located about 150 miles (240 km) east of Atlanta, Georgia and houses about 1,100 inmates, online records showed. Housing at all Level 3 facilities consists of single and double cells, and all perimeters are double-fenced with extensive electronic surveillance.