December 13, 2017

Review Category : People

U.S. Congress to let Iran deadline pass, leave decision to Trump

U.S. Congress to let Iran deadline pass, leave decision to TrumpBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress will allow a deadline on reimposing sanctions on Iran to pass this week, congressional and White House aides said on Tuesday, leaving a pact between world powers and Tehran intact at least temporarily. In October, Trump declined to certify that Iran was complying with the nuclear agreement reached among Tehran, the United States and others in 2015. Congressional leaders have announced no plans to introduce a resolution to reimpose sanctions before Wednesday's deadline and aides say lawmakers will let the deadline pass without action.

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Canada to buy 18 used Australian jets

Canada to buy 18 used Australian jetsCanada announced Tuesday it would buy 18 used Australian jets instead of new Boeing Super Hornets, signaling limits in its unwavering friendship with its US neighbor. A little more than a year after saying it would buy 18 Super Hornets for more than $5 billion, and amid trade tensions, Ottawa formally rejected the deal in favor of used planes from Australia. Senior government and military officials said the Australian F-18 fighter jets will fill an air force interim capability gap while Ottawa holds a competitive procurement process for a new fleet.

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North Korea: US ready to meet and talk without preconditions, says Rex Tillerson

North Korea: US ready to meet and talk without preconditions, says Rex TillersonSecretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States is prepared to negotiate with North Korea without preconditions. “We are ready to have the first meeting without precondition,” Mr Tillerson said in a speech in Washington, DC. The statement from America’s top diplomatic official underscores the urgency of efforts to blunt the threat of an increasingly belligerent North Korea.

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How to Make Cauliflower Korma

How to Make Cauliflower KormaKorma is a mild, coconut milk–based curry, a great way to introduce more complex and fragrant spices to your cooking. Our plant-forward version is simple to prepare thanks to a few time-savvy supermarket finds, like prechopped onion.

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Doug Jones Built No-Holds-Barred Campaign

Doug Jones Built No-Holds-Barred CampaignRachel Maddow points out that in addition to other factors like African-American turnout and women voters, the Doug Jones campaign itself was well run and a testament to burgeoning Democratic political power in the South.

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