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Iran Sets May 31 Deadline in Scramble to Salvage Nuclear Deal

VIENNA (Reuters) – European powers have until May 31 to present Iran with a plan to offset the U.S. pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington’s renewed sanctions, a senior Iranian official said, with Tehran “weeks” away from deciding whether to quit the pact.

Obama: I Had a Scandal-Free Presidency

Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday contrasted his presidency with those of other modern presidents, claiming his administration was free of scandals.

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo is an extremely competent piece of filmmaking: it is definitely a movie that tells a story and has characters, some of whom you have met before, all of whom have specific goals and hopes and dreams. The performances range from good to quite good. The special effects are unmemorable but well executed. I remember action sequences being a part of the film, but couldn’t really pinpoint a standout moment or signature in from any of them.

Congressional Measure to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights Killed

Israeli soldiers walk by tanks during a military drill in the Golan Heights

A congressional resolution to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region in Syria met a quick demise this week after House GOP leadership quietly put the kibosh on the measure following what sources allege was opposition from top Republican leaders and some in Trump administration, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

Inside the Ring: North Korea Unlikely to Give Up Nukes

Kim Jong-Un

A Pentagon report to Congress warns that North Korea will not easily give up its nuclear arms since the weapons are viewed as a prime guarantor keeping the Kim Jong-un regime in power.

Iran Sets May 31 Deadline in Scramble to Salvage Nuclear Deal

VIENNA (Reuters) – European powers have until May 31 to present Iran with a plan to offset the U.S. pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington’s renewed sanctions, a senior Iranian official said, with Tehran “weeks” away from deciding whether to quit the pact.

Obama: I Had a Scandal-Free Presidency

Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday contrasted his presidency with those of other modern presidents, claiming his administration was free of scandals.

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo is an extremely competent piece of filmmaking: it is definitely a movie that tells a story and has characters, some of whom you have met before, all of whom have specific goals and hopes and dreams. The performances range from good to quite good. The special effects are unmemorable but well executed. I remember action sequences being a part of the film, but couldn’t really pinpoint a standout moment or signature in from any of them.

Congressional Measure to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights Killed

Israeli soldiers walk by tanks during a military drill in the Golan Heights

A congressional resolution to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region in Syria met a quick demise this week after House GOP leadership quietly put the kibosh on the measure following what sources allege was opposition from top Republican leaders and some in Trump administration, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.