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U.S. sanctions three Venezuelans, Pence calls for more action

WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) – The United States on Monday announced sanctions on three Venezuelans and 20 companies with ties to socialist President Nicolas Maduro for narcotics trafficking, with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence calling for more nations to increase pressure on Caracas. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addresses the Organization of …

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Johnson: Trump could be in line for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump would be in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize if he “fixes” North Korea and the Iran nuclear deal, Boris Johnson has told Sky News. South Korea’s President has reportedly suggested Mr Trump should win the honour for his efforts to unify Korea. When asked if he …

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Appeal for missing teen last seen in Clonmel

Gardaí have appealed for help in locating the whereabouts of a missing teenager last seen in Clonmel. Natasha McNeil, 17, was last seen in Clonmel on Tuesday 1 May at around 4pm. She is described as being 1.6m (5’2) tall, of slim build, with brown hair and tattoos on her …

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Putin: We survived the oil price collapse

May 7 (UPI) — With higher oil prices, the Russian economy is more stable and spinning value into real incomes for its people, President Vladimir Putin told government employees. Putin spoke to government employees late Sunday, saying the last six years of his tenure were punctuated by “new challenges and …

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Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he would announce a decision on Tuesday about the future of an international nuclear agreement with Iran, as Tehran hinted it might stay in the 2015 accord even if Washington pulls out. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures after speaking at …

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Two fishermen rescued off coast of Co Kerry

Two fishermen were rescued after they had to abandon their sinking fishing vessel off the coast of Co Kerry. The men entered a life raft when the vessel started taking on water in the Derrynane/Sneem area. A may day call was sent at 12.25pm, and the Shannon R115 Coast Guard …

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