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104-year-old scientist David Goodall takes own life at Swiss clinic
David Goodall, a respected botanist and ecologist, died Thursday at the Life Circle clinic in Basel, Switzerland, after administering a lethal drug under the guidance of doctors. Exit International, which represented the scientist, said Goodall passed away while listening to Beethoven's "Ode to Joy." The grandfather of 12 had attracted over $20,000 in donations from the public to help fund his journey to Europe from Perth, Australia, earlier this month.…
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Israel claims military supremacy after pounding Iranian targets in Syria
In the most direct confrontation between Israel and Iran to date, the two regional enemies exchanged fire for hours during a volatile night. The extended barrage of fire comes amid soaring tensions between Israel and Iran, two rivals battling for regional influence, and less than two days after the United States withdrew from the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program. Israel said more than 20 rockets were launched by Iranian…
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Israel and Iran trade rocket fire – CNN Video
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The world is nervously watching as the gloves come off between Iran and Israel
Israel says that it's done with strikes on Iran -- for now. France fears an escalation. Iran has its finger on the trigger. But, really, it's Russian President Vladimir Putin who sits in the hot seat. Where once the US would have been the brake on spikes in Syrian violence, there is a real possibility President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is greasing the wheels towards…
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Israel claims military supremacy after pounding Iranian targets in Syria
In the most direct confrontation between Israel and Iran to date, the two regional enemies exchanged fire for hours during a volatile night. The extended barrage of fire comes amid soaring tensions between Israel and Iran, two rivals battling for regional influence, and less than two days after the United States withdrew from the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program. Israel said more than 20 rockets were launched by Iranian…
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US sanctions deal body blow to Iran’s economy
How will US pulling out of deal impact Iranians? With one signature, President Donald Trump has dealt a major blow to Iran's already struggling economy. Trump's decision to walk away from the nuclear deal is likely to cost Iran billions in foreign investment, slash growth, deter tourists and deprive its citizens of business opportunities. Powered by WPeMatico
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Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore
"The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th," Trump tweeted. "We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" The summit, which has been in the works since Trump accepted Kim's invitation to meet in March, will be the first ever meeting between a sitting US president and North Korean leader. US officials had also…
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President Trump welcomes 3 Americans freed by North Korea
The Americans -- Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang Duk, also known as Tony Kim -- were freed Wednesday while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on a visit to the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to discuss President Trump's upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. No family members or friends of the three freed Americans were on hand for their arrival in the early…