Washington President Donald Trump appears poised to "decertify" the Iran nuclear deal in an effort to initiate tougher and more wide-ranging restrictions on Tehran, but his plan -- which hinges on Congress determining a path forward -- is raising concerns of a potential backlash that could set the stage for another nuclear crisis. Two senior US officials told CNN that Trump plans to "decertify" the deal this week despite the international community´s assessment that Iran is fulfiling its obligations under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known as the JCPOA. While Trump will likely stop short of scrapping the agreement
I kept hearing John Kerry telling us about all those "snap back" provisions that would protect U.S. positions in this deal. Now, the Iranians are not honoring the deal, and the same leftists are advising not to use the "snap back" provisions in the agreement. Really? The deal stinks, and the U.S. deserves a better deal. I hope Trump throws this deal into the trashbin.
Iran has been begging for a good asswhoopin´ for decades. Now is the time to do it before they develop a working nuke, if they haven´t already. Muslims lie and Iran lies with the worst of them. Turn them into glass and see how much trouble they cause.
CNN tries to put the blame on PT instead of Obama´s complete surrender and the U.N.´s half-hearted attempts on inspection. Iran just builds another military base so now that´s off limits to nuke inspection. PT is right, worse deal ever made.
An "unusual" reddish sky and red-looking sun have been reported across many parts of England. The phenomenon was initially seen in the west of England and Wales before spreading to other areas. BBC weather presenter Simon King said it was due to the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. He added that debris from forest fires in Portugal and Spain was also playing a part. The dust has caused shorter wavelength blue light to be scattered, making it appear red. BBC Weather Watchers: Why has the sky turned red? He said: "Ophelia originated in the Azores where
HURRICANE Ophelia is THREE HOURS away from smashing the UK in what is now feared to be the worst storm for 60 years sparking warnings to take “immediate action”. and UK More than 1,000 Army troops are on standby with 100mph gales set to lash swathes of the country through the next 48 hours. Government forecasters have issued a “danger to life” alert ramping up severe weather warnings from yellow to the more severe amber. The Met Office has in the past hour extended this alert from Ireland into a wider part of western and northern Britain while bringing the danger time forward
Authorities have greenlighted an expedition in a German cave complex to search for £200million worth of treasure from Russia´s Amber room, which was looted by Nazis during World War II. A trio of aging sleuths - homeopath Leonhard Blume, 73, scientist Günter Eckardt, 67, and georadar specialist Peter Lohr, 71 - are convinced the missing Amber Room of the Russian Tsars lies in the Prince´s Cave in the Hartenstein hills near Dresden. Third Reich scientists used the cave complex during the war - but all records of what went on there have mysteriously vanished from local archives. Lohr used radar imaging to detect
An oil rig exploded in Lake Pontchartrain on Sunday evening (Oct. 15) near St. Charles Parish and north Kenner, according to Kenner Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor. Seven people were injured in the explosion, according to Kenner Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kriss Fortunato, and authorities believe an eighth person is still missing. Search and rescue operations were ongoing Sunday at about 10:15 p.m. Rescue boats are being sent from the Kenner Boat Launch at the end of Williams Boulevard, McGregor said, and authorities asked that residents avoid the area as much as possible. Five of those injured were taken to the
Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has lashed out at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, describing him as ´a tool of Russian intelligence´ to disrupt the 2016 US election. In an interview with ABC´s Four Corners, which is to air on Monday night, Clinton claims he colluded with Russia and damaged her candidacy for president. ´Assange has become a kind of nihilistic opportunist who does the bidding of a dictator,´ she said. ´WikiLeaks is unfortunately now practically a fully owned subsidiary of Russian intelligence.´ Assange, who has been living inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012 to avoid extradition to the United States,
MOGADISHU - The death toll from twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has jumped to 85, making it one of the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for donations of blood and funds to victims of Saturday’s attack. At least 100 others were wounded. Police said a truck bomb exploded outside a hotel in the K5 intersection that is lined with government offices, restaurants and kiosks, flattening several buildings and setting dozens of vehicles on fire. Two hours later,
With a little probing, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson responded to Sen. Bob Corker´s complaint that he had been ´castrated´ by President Trump on the world stage. ´I checked. I´m fully intact,´ Tillerson told CNN´s Jake Tapper on Sunday. On Friday, Corker, the retiring Tennessee Republican who has been feuding with President Trump all week, told the Washington Post he was the ´most exercised about´ the president´s treatment of Tillerson, who Corker complimented for making great strides with China, only to be undercut. ´When you jack the legs out from under your chief diplomat, you cause all that to fall apart,´ Corker
Like many South Floridians, I couldn’t decide whether to stay at home or leave town when Hurricane Irma threatened the region. I had lived through Hurricane Andrew at the age of 22, weeks after my father died, and it was one of the most traumatic times in my life. Finally, the nonstop barrage of frightening headlines about Irma’s destructive power led us to a last-minute decision to evacuate. Because we delayed until the day before Irma’s winds arrived, we weren’t fully prepared and left some important items behind. Fortunately, we returned to find the house undamaged, and dealing with the outdoor cleanup,
NIGEL FARAGE warned that the EU had become not just the enemy of the UK, but an enemy to every European state. Jean-Claude Juncker and his Brussels cohort will stop at nothing to realise their dream of a European super-state, according to Nigel Farage. The former Ukip leader made the declaration during an impassioned call to arms for ordinary Europeans to rise up against the "political authoritarianism" on the EU. Mr Farage delivered the incredible address on his LBC phone-in show, claiming that Phillip Hammond was right to call the EU the enemies of Britain. The arch-Brexiteer said that the Chancellor, who
SAS snipers took out 15 Isis fighters in a daring operation to stop a Christian family being decapitated. The crack snipers struck as crazed executioners held knives to the throats of a father and son near Mosul. Both men, from a family of eight, had refused to convert to Islam and were about to be executed when the Isis killers were blasted in their heads. The operation was carried out following the fall of Mosul last July and but has only just been made public, the Star on Sunday reported. British troops were informed a black-clad death squad of Islamic
So now it’s Trump…and like I said elsewhere, “Any day that Israel does not make the news is a good day.” I am sure President Trump never intended to run interference for the Jewish State, but it has been turning out that way. Trump is not Jewish but he may as well be for all the blows he’s taking on Israel’s behalf as an unintended stand-in. Used to be that nearly every day you could count on a headline slanted against Israel throughout the media, beginning with The New York Times and CNN. Now? Not so much. In fact, I haven’t seen much of
HILLARY CLINTON’S attempt to suggest the Brexit campaign succeeded on the basis of “fabricated” facts was swiftly slapped down by BBC host Andrew Marr. The losing Democrat presidential candidate, who is in the UK as part of her global book tour, said Brexit was a precursor to her defeat to Donald Trump in last year’s US presidential election. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr, in a wide-ranging interview, Mrs Clinton also warned Brexit will a “very big disadvantage” to the UK if it fails to strike a deal with the European Union. Clearly bemoaning Brexit influence in Mr Trump’s successes
Hillary Clinton was forced to make a series of embarrassing media cancellations today after falling and hurting her foot, MailOnline can reveal. The former First Lady failed to show up at BBC Woman’s Hour, ITV´s This Morning show and at the London Studios to record an interview with the BBC´s Graham Norton Show. Sources said her fall had followed her appearance at the South Bank Centre last night and the twice-defeated Presidential candidate had been exhausted after a lengthy book promotion tour. This Morning presenter Philip Schofield said on Snapchat: ´Supposed to be interviewing Hillary Clinton... but she´s fallen over
Ohio Gov. John Kasich refused to rule out a run for president in 2020 as a Republican primary challenger to President Trump. When asked by Chuck Todd — host of NBC´s "Meet The Press" — if he was going to run in 2020 against Trump, Kasich demurred. "I don´t know what I´m going to do tomorrow," he said. "I will tell you this — the other day, my wife said to me one morning, ´You know, John, I wish you were the president.´ That´s how I knew the country was in trouble." Kasich said earlier in the interview he´s concerned
Hillary Clinton slammed what she called "endemic" sexism and misogyny in America during an interview with Fareed Zakaria, which aired Sunday. Clinton, who was interviewed by Zakaria on his show, "GPS," said sexism was so inherent that she purposely hadn´t highlighted her career history of fighting for women´s rights when she ran for president in 2016. However, she admitted that with the benefit of hindsight, she "could have tried harder" to do so. "I´m a middle-class girl from the middle of the country, and so I always struggled with like, OK, so what´s my story. And it suddenly dawned on me that
New York activist Tamika Mallory says she was booted from an American Airlines flight in Miami after a pilot inserted himself into a dispute over her seat assignment. Mallory, a co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, was traveling home to New York when the pilot followed her to scold her over an argument she had with a gate agent. He then had her summoned from her seat and kicked off the flight, she told the Daily News. “It definitely was white male aggression. I was singled out, I was disrespected, and he was trying to intimidate me. I was
Hillary Clinton on Sunday defended NFL players who knelt during the national anthem, saying kneeling is a “reverent” position that is not against “our anthem or our flag.” The former Democratic presidential candidate, who was at the Southbank Centre´s London Literature Festival, urged Democrats to use the issue against President Trump. Clinton was embarking on a foreign trip to promote her book “What Happened.” She said people should resist “what are very clear dog-whistles” to the Trump base, pointing to the example of kneeling NFL players. “That´s what black athletes kneeling was all about,” she said in response to a question about ways to
If the NFL thought Americans would ease the backlash against the league — they were sadly mistaken. Photos of empty stadiums from around the league show how dire a situation kneelers have spurred. (Photo) Breitbart News reports: Note, that the Jets played New England on Sunday, meaning there should have been a big crowd for that game. The Texans, Atlanta, and Baltimore are also very relevant teams with relatively loyal fan bases. Yet, thousands upon thousands of fans no-showed or didn’t buy tickets for those games. (Photos/Tweet) Here’s a shot of the Jaguars stadium at kickoff: (Tweet) Photos of empty
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) blasted “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in the United States in an emotional speech Monday night after receiving the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal. “To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of international leadership and our duty to remain ´the last best hope of earth´ for the sake of some half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems is as unpatriotic as an attachment to any other tired dogma of
Former NFL quarter Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against NFL owners because he believes they colluded to keep him out of a job due to his protests during the national anthem. Kaepernick first protested in the 2016 preseason when he took a knee during the national anthem. He claimed he protested against racial injustice across the country. The protests took off, with many players following his lead.Kaepernick hired criminal defense lawyer Mark Geragos, who has represented Michael Jordan and musician Chris Brown. CBS Sports reported this statement from Geragos: We can confirm that this morning we filed a grievance under the
Jimmy Kimmel says he’s laid off the Harvey Weinstein jokes because he’s not the “moral conscience of America” (there’s also a video of him asking young women to guess what’s in his crotch. And suggesting they feel it and put their mouths on it).Famously, NBC is playing shy about the scandal, having refused to broadcast the detailed exposé by Ronan Farrow, who took it to the New Yorker which did publish it. The story has laid bare the hypocrisy of the media giants, Democratic biggies, and the Hollywood virtue signalers.
A worker at a Texas fast-food restaurant was fired after she refused to serve two police officers, the company said Saturday. In a lengthy post on the Denison Police Department´s Facebook page, Chief Jay Burch alleged the officers were cursed at by the employee and that the restaurant manager’s only response was “I don’t get into politics.” “If a business does not want police officers as customers, just let us know,” Burch wrote. “There’s no need to curse us and make a scene, just let us know you don’t want us there and we’ll go somewhere else.” He added, "Now going
Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance under the collective bargaining agreement for collusion against NFL team owners, reports Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. Kaepernick has hired high-profile attorney Mark Geragos and is preparing to release a statement about his grievance soon, added Freeman. The free-agent quarterback has remained unemployed since his release by the San Francisco 49ers in March and has garnered little interest from teams around the league. This has caused some to suggest he´s being blackballed for his national anthem protests during the 2016 season. Kaepernick appeared in 12 games for 49ers in 2016, throwing for 2,241 yards with
The NFL said Friday it has no plans to force players to stand during the national anthem, but will convene to discuss ways to end the controversial protests without imposing new rules... NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said that Goodell "has a plan that he is going to present to owners about how to use our platform to both raise awareness and make progress on issues of social justice and equality in this country,"