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Iran begins enriching uranium at 60 percent purity near end of nuclear talks

21 days ago   |   By New York Post

The move, initially revealed by Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf on Twitter and later confirmed by state television, comes on the final day of talks in Vienna between countries involved in the 2015 nuclear deal.
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Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage' at Natanz nuclear facility

Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage' at Natanz nuclear facility

21 days ago   |   By RT

Iran has produced 60%-enriched uranium at its Natanz nuclear facility, country's senior officials have said. The facility was hit by an “act of sabotage” that Tehran blamed on Israel just a few days ago.
The news was broken by the speaker of the Iranian parliament, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, on Friday.
“I am proud to announce that at 00:40... Iranian scientists were able to produce 60%-enriched uranium,” the speaker said on Twitter.
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UK minister lists ‘green' countries approved for English tourists in major...

UK minister lists ‘green' countries approved for English tourists in major Covid rule easing

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a “green list” of a dozen countries holidaymakers from England can visit from May 17 without having to enter Covid-19... Read more ...

Amnesty International changes rules to REDESIGNATE Russia's Navalny as...

Amnesty International changes rules to REDESIGNATE Russia's Navalny as ‘prisoner of conscience'

Activist and blogger Alexey Navalny is once again a “prisoner of conscience,” after Amnesty International “refined” its rules so it could selectively support or disavow... Read more ...

Bobby Valentine announces he's running for mayor in Connecticut hometown

Bobby Valentine announces he's running for mayor in Connecticut hometown

Bobby Valentine has seemingly done it all. Now, he's running for mayor of Stamford, Connecticut. Read more ...

California reports first ever yearly population decline

California reports first ever yearly population decline

The new state numbers reflect the state's population as of January 2021. State officials say a declining birth rate, plus reductions in international immigration and an... Read more ...

Hedge fund founder sentenced to prison in Neiman Marcus fraud

Hedge fund founder sentenced to prison in Neiman Marcus fraud

The New York hedge fund founder who predicted he might “go to jail” for corrupting the sale of some assets during the bankruptcy of Neiman Marcus was sentenced on Friday to six... Read more ...

Customs officers, fire-rescue crew save unresponsive infant at BWI-Marshall

Customs officers, fire-rescue crew save unresponsive infant at BWI-Marshall

Three U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers helped save an unresponsive infant Wednesday aboard a departing airplane at BWI-Marshall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Bottoms won't seek second term

Atlanta mayor Bottoms won't seek second term

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday she has wrestled since her first year in office with whether to seek a second term, and this week she made a final decision to... Read more ...

WHO gives emergency approval to China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, sixth...

WHO gives emergency approval to China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, sixth jab to be backed by UN agency

The World Health Organization has given emergency use authorization to a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, making it the sixth such inoculation to receive the... Read more ...

Police search for missing Milford teen who disappeared overnight

Police search for missing Milford teen who disappeared overnight

Authorities are searching for a missing 15-year-old Milford girl, who disappeared late Thursday or early Friday under mysterious circumstances. Read more ...

East Coast could catch glimpse of NASA Wallops rocket launch

East Coast could catch glimpse of NASA Wallops rocket launch

The NASA suborbital sounding rocket is scheduled for liftoff no earlier than 8:02 p.m., with a 40-minute launch window, according to the space agency. Read more ...