Pompeo vows US, Mideast allies will 'crush' Iranian operatives around the world

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a sweeping broadside against the Iranian government, vowing to use all U.S. economic and military might to destroy its economy and “crush” its operatives and proxies around the world. In his first major foreign policy address as secretary of state, Pompeo listed a dozen demands, an agenda encompassing Iran’s foreign policy ventures ...

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Pompeo issues steep demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a steep list of demands Monday that he said should be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the Obama-era deal, threatening “the strongest sanctions in history” if Iran doesn’t change course. Following President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the deal, the United States will ensure “Iran has no possible path ...

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The Latest: Pompeo offers concessions if Iran makes changes

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is offering a series of dramatic potential U.S. concessions to Iran if it agrees to make “major changes.” Pompeo on Monday called for a stronger nuclear agreement with Iran following the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 ...

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Lifelong Exercise Can Guard Heart Health

MONDAY, May 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exercising may keep you young at heart. Researchers found that people who make regular exercise a lifelong habit appear to slow the aging of their heart and blood vessels. The finding stems from a comparison of exercise histories and heart health among 102 people over age 60. Those who had exercised two to ...

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Meghan Markle declares herself a feminist on the British monarchy's website

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leaves Windsor Castle in the Ascot Landau carriage during a procession after getting married at St Georges Chapel on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, Britain, May 19, 2018. (Chris Jackson/Pool via Reuters) LONDON — Meghan Markle does not appear to be reining in her feminist views since becoming the Duchess of Sussex following her traditional-yet-modern nuptials to ...

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First Ebola vaccines given as WHO seeks to beat Congo outbreak

LONDON, (Reuters) – A vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. FILE PHOTO: A Congolese child washes her hands as a preventive measure against Ebola at the Church of Christ in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May ...

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China May Be Winning the Trade War: DealBook Briefing

The secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin. Jason Lee/Reuters Good Monday. Here’s what we’re watching: • G.E. announced a big deal for a transportation unit. • Our take on the new Theranos book. • Banks are using military tricks to fight cybercrime. Get this in your inbox each morning. Sign up here. Has China gotten the upper hand in trade ...

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Nurse Dead in Congo as Ebola Vaccination Campaign Starts

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Nurse Dead in Congo as Ebola Vaccination Campaign Starts  U.S. News & World Report Ebola Vaccine Arrives in Democratic Republic of Congo  Wall Street Journal Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations to begin in DR Congo  BBC News Why Ebola keeps coming back  The Standard Full coverage Source link

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'I am proud to be a feminist': Will Meghan shake-up Britain's royals?

LONDON (Reuters) – A biography of Britain’s latest royal, Meghan Markle, appeared on the monarchy’s official website within hours of her marrying Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry on Saturday, with a single quote: “I am proud to be a woman and a feminist”. Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan ride a horse-drawn carriage after their wedding ceremony at St ...

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Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt

A Japanese climber who previously lost all but one of his fingers while climbing Mount Everest has died trying to reach the mountain’s summit. Nobukazu Kuriki, 35, was found dead in his tent by Sherpas on Monday morning, a Nepalese government official said. It was his eighth attempt to scale the world’s highest mountain. Kuriki is the second climber to ...

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