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US extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly opposed extending waiver but was persuaded by the Treasury's Steven Mnuchin.
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McConaughey says stay home now, great things may lie ahead

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Matthew McConaughey has gone from advertising for going out and driving to selling people on staying home, and says that successfully navigating this crisis could...
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US set to extend Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

6 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The Trump administration is poised to renew several waivers on U.S. sanctions against Iran that will allow Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's...
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Software developer for Brooklyn DA's office arrested after caught waving gun

Software developer for Brooklyn DA's office arrested after caught waving gun

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

A software developer employed by the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office was arrested Monday morning after he was caught by cops waving a gun, law enforcement sources said...
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Weighing in on the origin of heavy elements

8 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Nuclear physicists conducted a physics experiment that utilizes novel techniques to study the nature and origin of heavy elements in the universe.
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U.S. expected to renew sanctions waivers allowing Iran nonproliferation work -sources

9 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The United States is expected to allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue their work at Iranian nuclear sites to make it harder for Tehran to...
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US Accused of Using Food Aid to Smuggle Weapons to Militants in Syria's Rukban Refugee Camp

9 hours ago   |   MintPress News

DAMASCUS - While the COVID-19 pandemic has taken center stage in the media, little attention is being paid to a tragedy playing out in southeastern Syria. Far away from the...
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U.S. expected to renew sanctions waivers allowing Iran nonproliferation work -sources

11 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The United States is expected to allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue their work at Iranian nuclear sites to make it harder for Tehran to...
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I was a nurse for 30 years. We're being drafted into war, but our commander-in-chief refuses to give us the weapons and protection we need to fight it

I was a nurse for 30 years. We're being drafted into war, but our commander-in-chief refuses to give us the weapons and protection we need to fight it

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Alix Atwell is a registered nurse with 30 years' experience working in California, New York, and Illinois. She left the field two years ago. The entire medical field is being...
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Submariners might still not know about coronavirus pandemic

Submariners might still not know about coronavirus pandemic

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

LE PECQ, France - Of a world in coronavirus turmoil, they may know little or nothing. Submariners stealthily cruising the ocean deeps, purposefully shielded from worldly...
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First US service member dies from coronavirus

First US service member dies from coronavirus

An Army National Guardsman from New Jersey passed away on Saturday, according to a statement from the Department of Defense. Read more ...

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give college athletes who compete in spring sports a way to get back the season they lost. Read more ...

Macy's to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers amid COVID-19

Macy's to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers amid COVID-19

Macy's will furlough a majority of its 130,000 workers with its stores dark. Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

Idaho Governor Signs 2 Anti-Transgender Bills Into Law

Idaho Governor Signs 2 Anti-Transgender Bills Into Law

The legislation approved by Gov. Brad Little ban trans people from correcting their birth certificates and stops trans girls from competing in gender-aligned sports teams. Read more ...

British boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders suspended for joking about...

British boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders suspended for joking about domestic violence

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'I know without any doubt that I'm going to lose colleagues': New York...

'I know without any doubt that I'm going to lose colleagues': New York hospital workers at the front line describe the stark reality of their working conditions, comparing facilities to a 'petri dish'

Hospital workers in New York - the epicenter of the US coronavirus outbreak - describe the stark reality of treating patients amid a shortage of personal protective equipment... Read more ...

NCAA grants additional year of eligibility to spring sport athletes

NCAA grants additional year of eligibility to spring sport athletes

The NCAA has granted an extra year of eligibility to all spring sport athletes. That eligibility does not apply to any winter sport athletes. Read more ...

NYC to team up with feds, state to rent hotels, turn them into temporary...

NYC to team up with feds, state to rent hotels, turn them into temporary hospitals

The city will be teaming up with the state and the feds to rent Big Apple hotels and convert them into temporary hospitals to help ease burden on other facilities dealing with... Read more ...

Alan Merrill, ‘I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer, dies of coronavirus

Alan Merrill, ‘I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer, dies of coronavirus

The Bronx-born rocker, 69, died Sunday morning, daughter Laura Merrill posted to Facebook. Read more ...