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Fourth group of Central Americans from caravan cross U.S. border

Reuters - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:32pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - A fourth group of Central Americans from a migrant caravan that angered President Donald Trump crossed into the United States to seek asylum on Wednesday, while dozens more woke to a rainy, cold third day camped outside a U.S. port of entry.

Military cargo plane crashes in Georiga

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:17pm
Emergency crews are responding to a military plane crash near Savannah, Georgia, according to Gena Bilbo, the public information officer for Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

Vitamin A deficiency puts 140 million children at risk of illness and death – UNICEF

United Nations - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:10pm
More than 140 million children are at greater risk of illness, hearing loss, blindness and even death globally if urgent action is not taken to provide them with life-saving vitamin A supplements, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned.

Iran: If US leaves deal, there's 'no deal left'

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:55am
Iran "would be ready to go back to the previous situation," including possibly enriching uranium and "other activities," Ambassador Hamid Baeidinejad tells Christiane Amanpour.

Leaders obliged to confront anti-Semitism ‘everywhere and always’, stresses UN envoy

United Nations - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:50am
The United Nations’ top official for the Middle East Peace Process has said that spreading “deeply disturbing” conspiracy theories which fuel anti-Semitism are unacceptable, and serve neither the interests of Palestinians themselves, or the pursuit of peace in the region.

As Trump visits State Department, Pompeo says North Korea must denuclearize

Reuters - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:49am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea must commit to dismantling its nuclear weapons program, new U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday as he formally took the reins of the State Department with a strong endorsement from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Armenian protest leader pauses strike for talks with ruling party

Reuters - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:49am
YEREVAN (Reuters) - The leader of a protest movement that has rocked Armenia on Tuesday called a pause in a campaign of civil disobedience while he seeks assurances that the ruling party will back him to be the next prime minister.

Malaysia's Mahathir stirs 1MDB debate among rural voters ahead of election

Reuters - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:47am
BUKIT GOH, Malaysia (Reuters) - Just days ahead of an election, opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad worked a crowd of palm planters in Malaysia's rural heartland to stir up debate about a financial scandal, hoping to shift their loyalty away from Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Guggenheim investment chief: Nobody wins a trade war

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:37am
Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, says he's worried that a potential trade war with China will hurt America's economic dominance in the world.

Central African Republic: UN urges calm in wake of violence in capital Bangui

United Nations - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:33am
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) has appealed for calm following fresh violence in the capital Bangui which claimed the lives of several civilians, including a religious leader.

Rosenstein fires back after Freedom Caucus impeachment threat

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:24am
With President Trump's allies in Congress calling for Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein's resignation, Rosenstein fires back, saying that the Justice Department is "not going to be extorted."

UK government defeated as Lords back powers to prevent hard Irish border

Reuters - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:22am
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's upper house on Wednesday voted to give parliament the power to stop any Brexit deal that might restore a hard border across the island of Ireland, in the latest defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

Guggenheim investment chief: Expect a recession in the next two years

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:20am
Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, says the rise in corporate debt and the low unemployment rate point towards a recession.

WH legal team shakeup: Ty Cobb out, Emmet Flood in

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:17am
President Trump shakes up his legal team, replacing Ty Cobb with Clinton impeachment lawyer Emmet Flood.

Pruitt facing at least 11 federal probes into conduct at EPA

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:13am
Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt continues to face mounting concern over his conduct in office.

Snapchat is facing an existential crisis

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:00am
CNNMoney's Paul La Monica says Snap is focusing too much on younger users.

TMZ employee fires back at Kanye West comments

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:56am
In response to Kanye West's comments on slavery, TMZ employee Van Lathan shares what he thinks about the rapper's perspective.

Basque separatist group ETA says it has 'completely dissolved'

Reuters - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:54am
MADRID (Reuters) - Basque separatist group ETA has completely dismantled all its structures, ending a 50-year guerrilla campaign, it said in a letter dated April 16 and published by the Spanish online newspaper El Diario on Wednesday.

Meghan Markle walks down aisle on 'Suits'

CNN - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:32am
The season 7 finale of "Suits" acted as a dress rehearsal of sorts for actress Meghan Markle, whose on-screen wedding aired just one month before her real-life wedding to Prince Harry.

Iran arrests second British-Iranian national since mid-April: Iran Wire agency

Reuters - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:31am
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran has detained a British-Iranian dual national who works as a security analyst, the independent news site Iran Wire reported on Wednesday, the second such arrest since mid-April.

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