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Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran
- May 25, 2017

Rouhani defeated rivals in a landslide, winning about 57 percent of the vote. "Raisi got 15.8 million votes". He has been unable to secure the release of those arrested because supreme leader Ali Khamanei holds the ultimate vetoing power for all policies and decisions. (more...)
Palestine boils as Trump meets Abbas Palestine boils as Trump meets Abbas
- May 25, 2017

It can't be known if information was given that could help Russian intelligence agencies contextualize their own information to find the source. The president's flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv on Monday was believed to be the first direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel . (more...)
Trump arrives at Vatican to meet with Pope
- May 24, 2017

During the audience with the Pope, President Higgins gave him a climate bell by artist Vivienne Roche, entitled Mother Earth Bell, which was inspired by a speech the president gave at the Paris climate conference. "If and when the Vatican is attacked by ISIS, which as everyone knows is ISIS' ultimate trophy, I can promise you that the pope would have only wished and prayed that Donald Trump would have been president", Trump said during the campaign. (more...)
Philippine president declares martial law in Mindanao - spokesman
- May 23, 2017

We need to be consistent with our foreign policy. "This, in particular, high-precision ground-based missiles". According to Duterte , Russia has advanced high precision systems and is better in production of this type of military equipment compared to the United States. (more...)
Garfield County in 'high-risk' area for severe storms today Garfield County in 'high-risk' area for severe storms today
- May 19, 2017

Sheldon public works director Todd Uhl said the city had some minor power outages after the storm. "As a community we'll pull together". There is also the risk of moderate flooding in central Oklahoma, with a slight risk of flooding to the northwest and southeast. (more...)
Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner
- May 17, 2017

Fasten your seat belts. Five candidates, including incumbent President Hassan Rouhani , are running in the race. And just in case their favorite doesn't garner the most votes, they're not beyond simply ignoring the actual results - which is what they did in 2009, prompting Iranians to pour into streets in protest during Iran's unsuccessful "Green Revolution". (more...)