Iran threatens to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) A guard walks in front of the nuclear power plant in Bushehr in southern Iran. File Photo by Maryam Rahmanian/UPI | License Photo July 3 (UPI) -- After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons. President Hassan Rouhani warned Europe [...]

2019-07-03T16:56:26+00:00July 3rd, 2019|

El Salvador leader takes blame for death of man, girl at U.S. border

By Clyde Hughes  (1) U.S. Border patrol boat heads east on the Rio Grande between Matamoros, Mexico and Brownsville, Texas on January 25. File Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI | License Photo July 1 (UPI) -- El Salvador President Nayib Bukele on Monday took responsibility for the drowning deaths of a man and his young daughter, whose deaths [...]

2019-07-02T16:11:42+00:00July 2nd, 2019|

G20: Trump halts more China tariffs, only to oppose climate stance

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) President Donald J. Trump, seated next to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, listens as China’s President Xi Jinping (right) delivers remarks at the G20 Leaders Special Event on the Digital Economy at the G20 Japan Summit on Saturday, in Osaka, Japan. Photo by Shealah Craighead/White House/UPI | License Photo June 29 (UPI) [...]

2019-06-30T15:11:17+00:00June 30th, 2019|

Kim Jong Un is willing to denuclearize, Xi Jinping says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) prior to their summit talks in Osaka, Japan, on Thursday at the G-20 summit. Photo by Yonhap/EPA-EFE June 27 (UPI) -- Kim Jong Un's "will to denuclearize" has remained unchanged and the North Korean leader seeks to resolve issues by dialogue, Chinese [...]

2019-06-28T15:42:21+00:00June 28th, 2019|

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane ‘unacceptable’

By Darryl Coote  (0) June 27 (UPI) -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "unacceptable." "Although it was unrelated to my team, I demanded immediate investigation and severe punishment [...]

2019-06-28T15:22:06+00:00June 28th, 2019|

Mexico deploys 15,000 troops to U.S. border

Mexico's Secretary of Defense Luis Cresencio Sandoval announced that nearly 15,000 troops had been deployed to the country's northern border. Photo courtesy of Mexico's Secretary of Defense Luis Cresencio Sandoval/Twitter June 25 (UPI) -- Mexico has deployed nearly 15,000 troops to its northern border as part of efforts to stop migrants from entering the United States, [...]

2019-06-25T14:44:18+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest

A demonstrator chants during a march down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Photo by Alex Edelman/UPI | License Photo June 21 (UPI) -- Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department and White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased sanctions on Tehran. The event, organized [...]

2019-06-22T14:41:09+00:00June 22nd, 2019|

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust

June 18 (UPI) -- Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania said the confiscated drugs weighed 16.5 tons, the largest drug seizure in the district's history. The bust took place at [...]

2019-06-19T14:56:32+00:00June 19th, 2019|

Pakistani politician’s press conference live streamed with accidental cat filter

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 17 (UPI) -- A live-stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter. Shoukat Yousufzai, the minister of Health and Information for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, appeared in the live-stream video sporting cat ears and whiskers while delivering the briefing [...]

2019-06-18T14:08:53+00:00June 18th, 2019|

Hard hats required at first Notre Dame mass since April fire

By Ben Hooper  (0) Clerics attend a mass Saturday led by Michel Aupetit (R), Archbishop of Paris, marking the first church service at Paris' Notre Dame cathedral since it was damaged by a devastating fire exactly two months earlier. Pool Photo by Karine Perret/EPA-EFE June 15 (UPI) -- Worshipers donned hard hats Saturday to attend the [...]

2019-06-16T15:27:40+00:00June 16th, 2019|