At U.N., Iran says atmosphere not right for U.S. talks, U.S. pushes diplomacy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iran’s United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, describing tensions between the pair as “really dangerous” and not the right atmosphere for talks. “You cannot start a dialogue with somebody who …

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Missouri’s lone abortion clinic can stay open until Friday: judge | USA News

A judge on Monday ruled that the US state of Missouri’s lone abortion clinic can continue performing abortions through Friday but kicked the clinic’s lawsuit out of court. St Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer extended a preliminary injunction he previously issued in order to give a Planned Parenthood affiliate in …

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Kushner says Israeli-Palestinian deal will not adhere to Arab Peace Initiative

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, arrives for a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir DOHA (Reuters) – Reaching an Israeli-Palestinian deal along the lines of the Arab peace initiative will …

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Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone. With tensions running high between the two countries, Trump …

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Boris Johnson pledges Brexit in October, with or without deal

FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, speaks during a hustings event in Birmingham, Britain, June 22, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, promised on Monday to take Britain out of the European Union on …

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