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Tuesday morning news: May 22, 2018

Pompeo outlines Iran strategy » In a major policy address Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laid out the administration’s Iran policy following President Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear treaty earlier this month.

Monday morning news: May 21, 2018

Texas Lt Gov calls for hardening schools » Texas Governor Greg Abbott attended Sunday services in Sante Fe, Texas, where families are mourning the victims of Friday’s deadly mass shooting. Following an emotional service, Abbott laid flowers outside the high school where a gunman took the lives of eight students and two teachers.

Friday morning news: May 18, 2018

Kilauea erupts from summit » Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted from its summit on Thursday, shooting a plume of ash high into the sky. A spokeswoman for Hawaii County Mayor Janet Snyder explained:

Thursday morning news: May 17, 2018

North Korea » North Korea is once again threatening to pull the plug on next month’s planned summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump, objecting to U.S. demands that Pyongyang completely rid itself of nuclear weapons. The president’s reaction…

Wednesday morning news: May 16, 2018

U.N. Blames Israel for deaths in Gaza » A UN spokesman is blaming Israel for the deaths of more than 60 Palestinian protesters after clashes with Israeli security forces turned violent Monday.

Tuesday morning news: May 15, 2018

Embassy opening/protests » AUDIO: Oh say can you see by the dawn’s early light… A historic moment in Jerusalem Monday—  FRIEDMAN: The opening and dedication of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel… U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman at ceremonies officially marking the U.S. Embassy’s move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Monday morning news: May 14, 2018

Indonesia bombings » Ambulances on the streets of Surabaya — Indonesia’s second largest city… 

Friday morning news: May 11, 2018

Date and location announced for Trump-Kim meeting » President Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12th in Singapore. 

Thursday morning news: May 10, 2018

North Korea frees three Americans » Amid thawing relations with the United States, North Korea has freed three American prisoners. President Trump on Wednesday announced that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on his way back from North Korea, bringing those three Americans with him.

Wednesday morning news: May 9, 2018

Iran says it will negotiate nuclear agreement without U.S. » Following President Trump’s announcement that the U.S. is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear agreement, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday…