US ‘ready’ for nuclear talks with Iran… with precondition of addressing ‘regional issues’

The Joe Biden administration said it’s willing to sit down with Iran to discuss renewing the 2015 nuclear pact, though a senior US official noted the talks must cover other “regional issues” – a potential deal-breaker for Tehran. “The United States would accept an invitation from the European Union High Representative to attend a meeting […]

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Pfizer vaccine reaction: UK issues anaphylaxis warning on Pfizer vaccine after adverse reactions | World News – Times of India

LONDON: Britain’s medicine regulator said anyone with a history of anaphylaxis to a medicine or food should not get the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, giving fuller guidance on an earlier allergy warning about the shot. Starting with the elderly and frontline workers, Britain began mass vaccinating its population on Tuesday, part of a global drive that […]

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Russian Church Issues Ultimatum to Virus-Denying Priest Over Monastery Capture – The Moscow Times

An Orthodox diocese in central Russia has warned an ultraconservative priest who denies the existence of the coronavirus to give up his siege of the women’s monastery where he is a spiritual leader. Father Sergei was reported to have enlisted Cossack fighters as guards — an assertion that they deny — after capturing the Sredneuralsk […]

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‘Triumphant return of glory hole’? NYC issues KINKY tips for safer sex, masturbation & orgies in Covid-19 times

The New York City health authority has released a new advisory sharing sorely needed tips on safer sex habits amid the coronavirus pandemic, even urging that partners don masks during the deed, triggering a wave of mockery. The new tipsheet was made public this week, catching the internet’s eye on Wednesday and promptly going viral. […]

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U.S. Marine Corps Issues Ban on Confederate Battle Flags

The U.S. Marine Corps on Friday issued detailed directives about removing and banning public displays of the Confederate battle flag at Marine installations — an order that extended to such items as mugs, posters and bumper stickers. “Current events are a stark reminder that it is not enough for us to remove symbols that cause […]

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Trump issues memorandum to protect US investors from Chinese companies – Times of India

WASHINGTON: It is wrong and dangerous for China to benefit from US capital markets without complying with critical protections that investors rightfully deserve, President Donald Trump said on Thursday as he issued a memorandum to protect American investors from Chinese companies. For decades, Chinese companies have availed themselves of the benefits of US financial markets, […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan issues travel warning for US amid protests against police brutality

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (May 31) issued a travel warning for several US states where protests against police brutality have been escalating since late May. Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ohio are among the states listed by the MOFA in the latest travel warning, which advises people to avoid non-essential trips […]

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